PhD in Chemical Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, 2010)
MTech in Chemical Engineering( Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1984)
BE in Chemical Engineering(Assam Engineering College, Guwahati University, 1976)
Academic: 8 months (Kaziranga University); Guest Faculty for four months in Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and technology, Dibrugarh University.
Research: 34 years Engineering Research in the field of Energy, Chemical process development and scale up, basic as well as pilot plant work, transfer of knowhow to industry etc.
Career Highlights & Awards:
Details of Awards / Fellowship granted:
The Arteether technology developed was recognized by The Third World Network of Scientific Organization (TWNSO) in the year 2005 as one of the twenty best technologies developed in the third world on successful realization of pharmaceutical products from medicinal plants.
The Institution of Engineers (India) has awarded 'Fellow' of the Institution on 13th December 2010. F-115570-5
Research and Consultancy Interest:
Fluidized bed coal combustion.
Devolatilization of coals of North East India.
Coal related research and consultancy.
Chemical process development and scale up.
Non conventional energy.
Pyrolysis of Gas.
Pyrolysis of sludge and waste.
Worked as "Scientist" of CSIR - Northeast Institute of Science and Technology (formerly RRL), Jorhat
Technology and Process Knowhow released to industry: 6(six)
Books authored : Devolatilization of coal in Argon,Air,and Oxygen-Enriched Air, R.C.Borah,P.G.Rao and Pallab Ghosh (ISBN:978-3-639-29248-0);VDM Verlag, Germany(2010)
Professional Involvement : Fellow, The Institution of Engineers(India), FIE Life Member, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers(IIChE)