About IIPE

Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) is an autonomous institute of national importance, which was enacted by the parliament vide the Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy Act, 2017 (no. 3 of 2018), and operating under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. Presently the IIPE family is enriched with almost 380 bright young undergraduate students admitted through the JEE advanced test conducted at a national level. The institute is situated in Visakhapatnam, a port city on the eastern coast and home to beautiful beaches, petrochemical industry and many educational institutions.

Program Schedule

24 th Feruary 2020 : Visionary talk on Petroleum, Renewables, Natural Gas

25 th Feruary 2020 : Research & Development on Petroleum, Natural Gas.

26 th Feruary 2020 : Research & Development on Renewables, Industry.

27 th Feruary 2020 : Sustainable/Energy/Other related.

Poster Session

The workshop is intended to discuss latest advances in petroleum, natural gas and renewables. Focus is on new technologies that enable carbon footprint reduction and enable the use of renewables in the production of chemicals, fuels and energy. Special emphasis is given to papers dealing with advances in catalysis, processes for enabling distributed chemical and fuel production (example – ammonia, hydrogen and other hydrocarbon fuels), carbon capture and utilization, carbon free hydrogen & ammonia production, techno-economic analysis, and entrepreneurial opportunities based on fossil and renewable resources in India

Please send your abstracts to reopen_posters@iipe.ac.in

The last date of poster submission is 25th January 2020.

The following are the guidelines for poster presentation for ReOPEN 2020 Workshop:-

  • Poster presentation submission can be done in a group of maximum 3 authors or members.
  • At least one author or member from the group should register for workshop for presenting their poster.
  • Only one author or member will be allowed for attending workshop on one registration. If other authors or members are interested in attending the workshop, they have to pay their individual registration fee.
  • Poster presentation participation certificate will be given with the title of poster presentation and names of all authors on it. However, if there are three authors in a group, we will issue three certificates for the group.
  • Acceptance of the abstract for poster presentation will be notified on and before 3rd February and the corresponding authors will be intimated through email.
  • After receiving the acceptance email the participating authors must register for the workshop on or before 10th February 2020.
  • Authors should prepare a poster of standard A1 Size (594 mm x 841 mm) for presentation during the Workshop.

Invited Speakers

Sr. No. Invited Speaker Designation and Organisation
1 Dr. V.K.Saraswat Niti Ayog
2 Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi Professor, University of Houston
3 Dr. Mahendra Sunkara Conn Center, University of Louisville
4 Dr. Rambabu Bobba Professor, Louisiana
5 Dr. Ram B Gupta Virginia Commonwealth University
6 Dr. Kumar Patchigolla Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University
7 Dr. Dandina N Rao Emmett C. Wells Jr. Distinguished Professor, Louisiana State University
8 Dr. Ani Kulkarni Senior Research Scientist Major Project Leader, CSIRO, Australia
9 Dr. Bhagirath Joshi ENTEK, Baton Rouge
10 Dr. Thad Druffel Conn Center, University of Louisville
11 Dr. Venkata S Reddy Channu Principal Investigator and Scientist , AVOMEN LLC
12 Nagabhatla Viswanadham Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-IIP Deharadun Scientist F and Head, Thin Films and Chemical Sensor Division
13 Gnanasekar K.I. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research
14 Dr. Sreeram Vaddiraju Associate Professor, Texas A & M
15 Dr. Gautam Gupta Associate Professor, University of Louisville
16 Dr. Patrick Mensah Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs, Southern University
17 Dr. Dibakar Rakshit Associate Professor, IIT Delhi
18 Dr. Badri Narayanan Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
19 Dr. Jagannadh Satyavolu Conn Center, University of Louisville
20 Dr. Maryam Jahan Physics Department and Nano Catalysts Laboratory, Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
21 Dr. Sreedevi Upadhyayula Professor, IIT Delhi
22 Dr.K. V. Rao Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTUK), Kakinada
23 Dr. Basavaiah Chandu Asst. Professor, Dept. of Nanotechnology, Acharya Nagarjuna University,Guntur
24 Ugrasen Yadav TECHNIPFMC, TECHNIP India Limited
25 Dr.KK Pant Professor, Dept. Chemical Engineering IIT Delhi
26 Dr.Sarath Chandra Jakka Professor, NIT Trichy
27 Dr. Kandalam V Ramanujachary Professor, Rowan University
28 Sri. Madhusudhan Sau CGM, IOCL R&D, Delhi
29 Sanjay Bhargava and Ravi Kumar Voolapalli Execuctive Director BPCL

Hotel & Venue

Hotel & Venue : Hotel Green Park,Waltair Main Road, Visakhapatnam - 530 002, India

Accommodation

Accommodation:Accommodation and Local transport at Visakhapatnam are arranged for Invited Speakers in Hotel Green Park,Waltair Main Road, Visakhapatnam - 530 002.

For more details about accommodation, contact us at +91 891 - 661 5151

For participants, Accommodation will be provided on payment basis

For accommodation arrangements please mail to logistics@iipe.ac.in

Organising Committee

Chairperson
Prof.V.S.R.KPrasad,Director,IIPE

Industry liaison chairman
Sri.V. Ratanraj,Executive Director,HPCL-Visakh Refinery

Co-Organizers
Dr.Mahendra K Sunkara, Professor, U of Louisville
Dr.Sreeram Vadidiraju, Professor,Texas A&M
Dr.J.Sarat Chandra Babu, Professor, NITTrichy
Dr.Sreedevi Upadhyayula, Professor, IITDelhi

Organizing Secretaries
Dr.Arun Kumar Pujari, Assistant Professor, IIPE
Dr.Rajat Jain, Assistant Professor, IIPE

Joint Organizing Secretaries
Dr. Pratibha Biswal, Assistant Professor, IIPE
Dr. G. Nagesh, Assistant Professor, IIPE
Working committee
Dr.Swam Babu, Assistant Professor, IIPE
Dr.Arun Kumar Pujari, Assistant Professor, IIPE
Dr.Rajat Jain, Assistant Professor, IIPE
Dr.Pratibha Biswal, Assistant Professor, IIPE
Dr.G.Nagesh, Assistant Professor, IIPE
Dr.S.Rathan,Assistant Professor, IIPE
Dr.Sivasankar P, Assistant Professor, IIPE

Treasurer
Dr.S.Rathan, Assistant Professor, IIPE

Advisory Committee
Dr.Phaneendra B. Kondapi, Professor, University of Houston
Dr.K.M Sivakholundu. Vicechancellor, IMU Visakhapatnam
Dr.P.V.G.D.Prasad Reddy, Vice chancellor, AU Visakhapatnam
Prof.P.SrinivasaRao, Principal, AUEC, Visakhapatnam
Prof.P.King, Chemical HOD, AUCE, Visakhapatnam
Prof.Ram BabuBobba, Professor, Southern University and A&M College.

Sponsorship

We are currently in the process of raising sponsorships from various organization like yours to raise funds for the event. Our goal is to provide some sponsorship support for students and academician to attend the workshop. In view of this, we request you to extend your kind support by sponsoring the mega event. Various catagories of sponsorship amount are given below:

Sr.No. Sponsorship category Amount Number of participants allowed without Registration fee
1 Platinum Sponsorship INR 3,50,000/- Maximum 10 Delegate
2 Gold Sponsorship INR 2,00,000/- Maximum 5 Delegate
3 Silver Sponsorship INR 1,00,000/- Maximum 3 Delegates
4 Foreign Sponsorship USD 3000/- Maximum 5 Delegate

Sponsors who will pay more than 5 Lakhs their Name and LoGo will be printed in the registration kit to be distributed to all the participants across the globe. All the sponsors name and logo will be displayed using banners in & around workshop venue (Hotel Green Park,Waltair Main Road, Visakhapatnam - 530 002), Andhra University College of Engineering gate and on the workshop website.

Please pay directly to IIPE Conference & Workshop account by cheque or online transfer to the SBI account Account Number: 38946527203 Account Name: IIPE Workshop and Conference, Bank Address: SBI, AUEC Branch, Visakhapatnam IFSC Code: SBIN 0003170

For sponsorship please e-mail to us:reopen_sponsors@iipe.ac.in

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ABOUT EVENT

Welcome to ReOPEN Workshop 2020

The primary intent of this workshop is to bring together various experts from India and abroad to discuss advanced research opportunities and challenges associated with petroleum, renewable energy & natural gas processing. Major focus will be on technologies that can improve energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and bring renewable closer to implementation. The workshop will also feature several professionals from industry and panels to address entrepreneurship opportunities in petroleum and natural gas processing and implementation of renewable in India and across the globe.
Reopen Workshop 2020

Invited Speakers

IIPE family is enriched with almost 380 bright young undergraduates admitted through JEE test connducted at a national level.The institute is situated in Visakhapatnam, a port city on the eastern coast & home to beautiful beaches, petrochemical industry and many educational institutions.

Program Schedule

  • Day 01 24 Feb 2020
  • Day 02 25 Feb 2020
  • Day 03 26 Feb 2020
  • Day 04 27 Feb 2020
01:00 PM
03:00 PM

Registration

03:00 PM
03:10 PM

Arrival of Chief Guest

1. Hon’ble Director and Chairperson ReOPEN2020, IIPE, Viskhapatnam

2. Shri A. S. V Ramanan, Officer on Special Duty, IIPE Viskhapatnam

2. Shri A. S. V Ramanan, Officer on Special Duty, IIPE Viskhapatnam

3. Dr. Mahendra Sunkara, Professor, University of Louisville

4. Shri. Vinod Shenoy, Director, HPCL Refineries

5. Shri.R.P. Patel, Asset Manager, ONGC Rajahmundry

6. Shri. M K Surana, Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL)

03:55 PM
04:10 PM

High Tea

07:30 PM
Onwards

Dinner

9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Shri Ratan Raj

Chief General Manager (Operations), HPCL

9:30 AM
10:00 AM
Shri. S Bharathan

Chief General Manager (R&D), HPCL Bangalore

Future Research in Energy Sector – HPCLs perspective

10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Dr. Madhusudhan Sau
Chief General Manager, IOCL R&D, Faridabad

Advances in Petroleum Refining and Indian Oil Technologies for Refinery

Research and Educational Opportunities in Petroleum and Energy Engineering

11:00 AM
11:30 AM
Dr. Dandina N Rao

Emmett C. Wells Jr. Distinguished Professor, Louisiana State University

Opportunities for Petroleum Research and Technology Development

11:30 AM
12:00 PM
Dr. Mahendra Sunkara

Professor, Conn Center, University of Louisville

M.S Degree in Materials and Energy Science & Engineering @ University of Louisville

12:00 PM
12:30 PM
Dr. Oswald D’Auvergne
Professor, Southern University and A&M College.

Environmental Toxicology and Biology Graduate Programs at Southern University: Research and Educational Opportunities

12:30 PM
01:00 PM
Dr. Sarves Peri
Monument Chemicals

Strategic Imperatives for Growth in Petrochemical Sector

Energy Conversion and Solar Energy

02:30 PM
03:00 PM
Dr. Sreeram Vaddiraju

Associate Professor, Texas A & M

Mass Production of Nanowire-based Energy Conversion Devices: Opportunities and Barriers

03:00 PM
03:30 PM
Dr. Thad Druffel

Conn Center, University of Louisville

Roll-to-roll manufacturing perovskite solar cells

03:30 PM
04:00 PM
Dr. Gautam Gupta
Associate Professor, University of Louisville

Designing Materials for Clean Energy: Solar to Water Splitting

04:00 PM
05:00 PM

Panel Discussion,Tea Break

Energy Storage

05:00 PM
05:30 PM
Dr. Badri Narayanan

Assistant Professor, University of Louisville

Predictive materials modeling to design electrolytes for high-performance lithium-sulfur batteries

05:30 PM
06:00 PM
Dr. Rambabu Bobba

Professor, Southern University and A&M College

Materials for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (HT-PEMFCs)

06:00 PM
06:30 PM
Dr. Dibakar Rakshit
Associate Professor, IIT Delhi

Assessment of PCMs for thermal management of buildings

07:15 PM
Onwards

Dinner

Fossil Fuel R & D

9:00 AM
09:30 AM
Dr. Nagabhatla Viswanadham
Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-IIP Deharadun

Recent trends in catalysis for fuels and petrochemical applications

09:30 AM
10:00 AM
Dr. Ugrasen Yadav
TECHNIPFMC, TECHNIP India Limited

Energy Optimization by Utilization of Low grade energy in a Refinery – Case Studies

10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Shri Sanjay Bhargava
Execuctive Director BPCL

Challenges and Opportunities in Energy sector – Few thoughts from Industry

10:30 AM
11:00 AM

Panel Discussion, Tea Break

Catalysis R & D

11:00 AM
11:30 AM
Dr. Sreedevi Upaduyula
Professor, IIT Delhi

Catalytic conversion of greenhouse gases to value added chemicals

11:30 AM
12:00PM
Dr.Sarath Chandra Jakka
Professor, NIT Trichy

Abstract Awaited

12:00 PM
12:30 PM
Dr. Patrick Mensah
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs, Southern University

Next-Generation Multifunction Composite Materials for Energy Generation

Carbon free hydrogen Production

03:00 PM
03:30 PM
Dr. Mahendra Sunkara
Professor, Conn Center, University of Louisville

Distributed Chemical/Fuel Production Using Renewables

03:30 PM
04:00 PM
Dr. Kandalam V Ramanujachary
Professor, Rowan University

Catalytic Materials for Sustainable Energy

07:30 PM
Onwards

Dinner

09:00 AM
09:30 AM
Dr. Jagannadh Satyavolu
Theme Leader for Biomass and Biofuels, Conn Center, University of Louisville

A novel co-product strategy to improve economics during bioethanol production

09:30 AM
10:00 AM
Dr. Bhagirath Joshi
Consulting Sientist, ENTEK Environmental Laboratories, Baton Rouge

Direct Conversion of Petrol to Electricity

10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Panel Discussion, Tea Break

10:30 AM
11:30 AM
Amitava Jana
Professor, Southern University

Enhancement of thermal mechanical composition of top coat TBC by doping optimal GD2ZRO7 and YSZ

11:30 AM
12:00 PM
Dr. Kumar Patchigolla
Senior Lecturer Cranfield University

Advanced power generation cycles to improve efficiency of steam plants

12:00 PM
12:30 PM
Dr. K V Rao
Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

Abstract Awaited

12:30 AM
12:45 PM

Panel Discussion

12:45 PM
01:15 PM

Industry Panel Discussion

01:45 PM
Onwards

Lunch

Participation Categories

Speakers (foreign industry and foreign academic institutions)

$400

Speakers (Indian Academic Institutions)

10,000

Speakers (Indian industries)

20,000

Participants (Indian academic institutions)

10,000

Participants (Indian industries)

20,000

IIPE Faculties

5,000

Students (non-IIPE)

6,000

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Feb 24 - Feb 27 2020

9.00 AM - 04.00 PM

Hotel Green Park, Waltair
Main Road, Visakhapatnam - 530 002
Andhra Pradesh, India

Registration Deadlne:February 10th, 2020

Poster and abstract submission Deadline: January 25th, 2020

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