A Research Groupdedicated for fundamental research on coal sciences and diversified fields through Government Aided Projects. ThisResearchGroup caters the characterization results of coal, coal ash, catalysts etc. to the different Research Groups of the Institute as well as to the outside agencies.
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Coal to Liquid Pilot Plant: Developed for testing of catalysts for CTL in bulk quantity
Advanced X-ray Diffraction Facility: Used for characterization of coal, fly ash, rocks and minerals
Pulse Chemisorptions Unit for Catalyst Characterization: Used for temperature programmed analysis of catalytic materials
High Pressure and High Temperature Fixed Bed Reactor (100 mL): Used for testing of catalysts in small quantity
|1||A study to explore the potentiality of using Coal Fly Ash (CFA) derived from Indian thermal power plants as a resource of Rare Earth Elements (REEs).||SERB, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India|
|2||Development of Indigenous Catalyst through Pilot scale studies of Coal-to-Liquid (CTL) conversion technology.||SSRC, Ministry of Coal, Govt. of India|
|3||A novel process for production of hydrogen from renewable and fossil fuel based liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons by non-thermal plasma reformation technique.||Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, New Delhi|
To undertake research and development of heterogeneous catalysts for Coal – to – Liquid synthesis as well as to find out Rare Earth Elements potential of Indian Coal Fly Ash.