Dr. Sasidhar Gumma is currently a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. Dr. Gumma has over 14 years of teaching and research experience at IIT Guwahati. He has received B.Tech in in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University, M.S and PhD in Chemical Engineering from Cleveland State University, OH, USA. He was Visiting Research Professor at Cleveland State between 2003-2004. He has served as Vice Chairman, GATE 2012 as well as Chairman, GATE 2013 for IIT Guwahati Zone. He has also been the convener for JAM curriculum revision committee.
His research interest includes development of nanomaterials for adsorptive separations, development of thermodymic frameworks for gas adsorption equilibria, design and scaleup of industrial separation process including amine absorption processes for CO2 capture. He also actively works in drug delivery using nanoporous materials and his
teams work on delivery of anti-cancer drug has been highlighted by print and social media.
He is guided 4 PhD students and more than 20 masters students. Currently, 6 PhD students are under his supervision. Dr Gumma has co-edited a Book on Fundamentals of Adsorption, (FOA8) and has several research 20 papers in reputed international journals and more than 50 papers in referred conference proceedings. He has over 800 citations and h-index is 12. Dr. Gumma has also delivered invited lectures at several international conferences.
Dr. Gumma has served as reviewer of more than 30 reputed international journals. He is a life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), American Chemical Society (ACS), International Adsorption Society (IAS) and American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). He is involved in several research/consultancy projects. He has served Oil India Limited (OIL), Duliajan, National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPCL), New Delhi, GAIL (India) Limited, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Bangalore, Defence Bioengineering and Electromedical Laboratory (DEBEL, Bangalore) as a consultant. More info