Dr. Indu M S, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering is granted an Indian patent
for the invention entitled ‘A METHOD FOR COATING LEAD DIOXIDE ON MILD STEEL BY
ELECTRODEPOSITION FROM ALKALINE BATH AND COATED ELECTRODE OBTAINED
THEREOF’. The electrode material developed is used in the treatment of organic wastewater using
electrochemical oxidation method and is cost effective compared to other electrodes used for the
same purpose. The patent is a result of her doctoral research work carried out at IIT Kharagpur and
is awarded for a term of 20 years.
Prof. Al Ameen A, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering Department has
been granted an Indian Patent for the invention " Copper -Zinc- Magnesium Catalyst for Highly
Selective Conversion of Glycerol to 1,2- Propanediol in Liquid Phase".