June 18, 2013


Introduction & Technical Program


ESMOC 2017 is the second conference at international level for creating a forum for interactions on the energy issues. The first ESMOC was held at NIT Durgapur in 2013. Keeping in mind several forums on energy made in recent past by other organizers, this meeting mainly focuses on the modeling, optimization and control issues related to coal, geothermal energy, nuclear energy, petroleum exploration, petroleum refining, petrochemicals, renewable & clean energy, steel & allied industries and thermal energy. It also proposes for the deliberation of both theoretical and experimental works.


Keywords: Boiling; Bubbles; Cavitations; Chemical Reactor, Chaos & Complexity; Coal; Control laws; Condensation; Combustions; Computational techniques; Drops; Energy; Flow control; Fluid dynamics; Flow visualization; Heat transfer; Interfacial instability; Micro and Nano processes; Optimization; Multiphase flow; Measurement techniques; Modeling; Metallurgical Processes; Nuclear Reactors; Optimizations; Petrochemicals; Petroleum; Porous medium; Power; Refineries; Renewables; Scale-up; Simulations; Stability; Steel; Thermal processes; Transport processes.

Download for Call for Papers


The theme of the Conference:  To be announced      


Technical Programs:


TRACK-1: Advanced Control of Energy Systems

TRACK-2: Computational Fluid Dynamics & Heat Transfer

TRACK-3: Energy Processes in Steel & Allied industries

TRACK-4: Energy processes in Coal & Allied industries

TRACK-5: Geothermal Energy

TRACK-6: Nonlinear Dynamics & Chaos in Energy Systems

TRACK-7: Nuclear Science & Engineering

TRACK-8: Optimization Techniques  for Energy Systems

TRACK-9: Petroleum Exploration, Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals

TRACK-10: Renewable & Clean Energy

TRACK-11: Thermal Science & Engineering


It is planned to hold more than one technical session under each track.






































All submissions end: June 19, 2017.


Notification to authors: August 22, 2017


Final submission and early-bird Registration: September 19, 2017


Conference program will be available: November 14, 2017


Conference starts: December 11-13, 2017


















General Program




Dec 10

Day One

Dec 11

Day Two

Dec 12

Day Three

Dec 13



Onsite Registration

Onsite Registration

Onsite Registration



Opening / Plenary Lectures

Plenary Lectures

Plenary Lectures








Keynote Lectures

Keynote Lectures

Keynote Lectures



Regular session

Regular session

Regular session











Plenary Lecture

Plenary Lecture

Plenary Lecture







Keynote Lectures

Keynote Lectures

Keynote Lectures



Regular session

Regular session

Regular session


Onsite Registration

Tea & Summary of Day 1

Tea & Summary of Day 2

Conclusions / Valedictory























The authors may submit their contributions for oral presentation and poster presentation.

·      Please write the Track Number, Track Name and Oral/Poster at the top of the first page of the manuscript.

·      Manuscript file name: corresponding last name-track number.doc /pdf

For example: if  the last name is energy  and the track number is 1, the file name is energy01.doc or energy01.pdf


See here for the guidelines for manuscript preparation


Please submit your manuscript at esmoc2017@mail1.nitdgp.ac.in/ esmoc.submission@gmail.com





























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Conference Proceeding


The abstracts of the work to be presented in ESMOC 2017 will be published in the printed volume of abstract. A CD-ROM of the full papers will be brought out as well.  See here for the guidelines for manuscript preparation.


Some selected papers from ESMOC 2017 will appear in the special issues of reputed journals.
























City of Durgapur

The Steel City of Durgapur, West Bengal, India is growing very fast to "become one of the mega cities of eastern India".  With a strong base on Durgapur Steel Plant and Alloy Steel Plant, many large and small industries have come up in the industrial hub of Durgapur-DPL, DTPS, NTPC, DVC, Durgapur Cements, DCL, Graphite India Ltd, PCBL, Ultratech Cement Ltd., ALSTOM Projects India Ltd, and many more.  Durgapur has many good centers for education, training and research   -  National Institute of Technology (NIT), CMERI, National Power Training Institute (NPTI ), BCET, DIATM, Dr. B.C. Roy Engineering College, Durgapur Government College, Durgapur Women’s College, Micheal Madhusudan Memorial College, DAV Model School, Hem Sheela Model School, St. Xaviers School, Carmel School, etc. Many more have newly developed and are coming up. The healthcare facilities in Durgapur are also rapidly growing and include Govt. Hospitals, The Mission Hospital, DSP Main Hospital, Vivekananda Hospital, ESI Hospital, Disha Eye Care, etc. Rich with cultural activities, Durgapur provides good and entertaining local hospitalities for the residents and the visitors. Click here for more information

  Get weather information during December in Durgapur


National Institute of Technology  Durgapur

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (formerly Regional Engineering College, Durgapur), was established by an Act of Parliament in 1960 is  a fully-funded premier Technological Institution under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors. The Institute awards B. Tech., MCA, M. Sc., MBA., M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees to the students. The Institute imparts education in the disciplines of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Environmental science, Materials Science and Management Studies. As decided by MHRD, Government of India, the procedure for selection of candidates for admission to the B. Tech./ M. Tech. in NIT Durgapur and in other NITs is on the basis of State Rank/ All India Rank (AIR) of AIEEE conducted by CBSE, New Delhi, and the same is executed through counseling by Central Counseling Board, AIEEE under guidance from MHRD, GOI as per schedule notified by CCB. In addition to the normal intake, a few seats are reserved for Foreign Students who are nominated by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Government of India.












The participants are requested to book their accommodation. Pickup-and-drop arrangement will be made for the participants to be staying outside the NIT Durgapur campus. The accommodations in the following guest house or hotels (all of them are within about 20-min walk to the NIT Durgapur campus) are available at a reasonable price:




NIT Durgapur guest house

NIT Durgapur; Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur-713209.

Phone: +91-343-2759050

Shankar Hotel           

City Centre, Durgapur, West Bengal-71321

Phone: +91-343-2549901




Pathik Motel (WBTDC)

Gandhi More, City Centre, Durgapur -713216

Phone: 3432542768/ 6399



The Hotel Annexe, Durgapur

Priyadarshini Indira Sarani, A-Zone, Durgapur-713204

Phone: +91-343-6060011 / 6060022;     http://hoteldurgapurannexe.com 

The Citi Residenci

City Centre, Durgapur - 713216

Phone: +91-343-2549053, Mob: +91-9434755919, +91-7797661111

Fax:     +91-343-2548582, email: citiresidenci@yahoo.co.in; www.citiresidenci.in


The Peerless Sarovar Portico, Durgapur                

City Centre, Durgapur-713216, West Bengal, India
Phone: +91-343-2546601-04; Fax: +91-343-2546606

Email: pid@sarovarhotels.com; http://www.peerlesshotels.com/durgapur/

















To Durgapur:

Durgapur is linked with major cities worldwide by flights at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata. It is a about three-hour journey from Kolkata by bus, taxi and train to reach the city of Durgapur. The Institute is located about 160 Km north-west of Kolkata on the Howrah-Delhi Main Railway-Route and overlooking the National Highway No. 2(the great Grand- Trunk Road).


Taxies are available for 24 hours at Durgapur station and City Centre.


City Bus
Durgapur station and City Centre are the big bus terminuses for traveling around the city of Durgapur. Buses available till  22:00



















Indian Participants

On/before September 16, 2013)


After September 16, 2013


Students & Scholars







Foreign Participants

On/before September 16, 2013


After September 16, 2013


Students & Scholars






·         The fees include conference proceedings, working lunch, tea and the conference dinner.






















  Payment for registration fee or sponsorship should be in the form of:

Bank Draft:
   Please make the draft in favor of ESMOC 2013 payable at State Bank of India,

   R. E. College (Durgapur).         


   Please write your name on the overleaf of your bank draft.

   Bank Transfer:

   Bank Name: State Bank of India

   Branch Name: R. E. College (Durgapur)

   Branch Code: 2108

   IFSC           : SBIN0002108
   Account Name: ESMOC 2013

   Bank Account No.: 33014304523

   Bank Address: NIT Campus, Durgapur, Burdwan, West Bengal, India - 713209




   Please retain the bank receipt to obtain the payment receipt from the organizer.



















Conference Committee


Honorary Chairs

Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur, INDIA

Bikash Sinha, DAE-Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, INDIA

K. S. Gandhi, Indian Institute of Science, INDIA


General Chairs

Bhaskar  Kulkarni, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, INDIA

P. Ray, University of Calcutta, INDIA


Program Chairs

Ali Elkamel, University of Waterloo, CANADA

Gautam Biswas, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, INDIA

Sanjay Chandra, Tata Steel Ltd. (Research & Development), INDIA

Swapan Paruya, NIT Durgapur, INDIA


International Program Advisory Committee


AB Pandit, Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai, INDIA

AKM Sadrul Islam, Islamic University of Technology, BANGLADESH

Afshin J. Ghajar, Oklahoma State University, USA

Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, University of Delaware, USA

Chin Pan, National Tsing Hua University, TAIWAN

Deepak Kunzru, Ahmedabad University, INDIA

Guy Marin, University of Ghent, BELGIUM

Haecheon Choi, Seoul National University, SOUTH KOREA

Iftekhar A. Karimi, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

Kai Sundmacher, Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, GERMANY

Kannan N. Iyer, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, INDIA 

Krishnaswamy Nandakumar, Louisiana State University, USA

M. O. Garg, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), INDIA

Nam Dinh, North Carolina State University, USA

Prabir Basu, Dalhousi University, CANADA

R. P. Chhabra, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, INDIA

Ranga Narayanan, University of Florida, USA

Rajiv Tayal, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, INDIA

Ranjit K. Saha, INDIA

Sadik Kakac, Middle East Technical University, TURKEY

Sachin Patwardhan, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, INDIA

Santosh  K. Gupta, University of Petroleum & Energy Study, INDIA

Singiresu S. Rao, University of Miami, USA

Sigurd Skogestad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NORWAY

Subramaniam Pushpavanam, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, INDIA

Suddhasatwa Basu, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, INDIA

Stephen Zitney, U.S. Department of Energy (NETL), USA

Vijnay Kariwala, ABB Ltd., INDIA

Wolfgang Marquardt, RWTH Aachen, GERMANY

Vijay K. Dhir, University of California Los Angeles, USA

Yassin A. Hassan, Texas A&M University, USA


Organizing Committee


Head-Chemical Engineering, NIT Durgapur, India, Ex-officio

Arun Nayak, DAE-Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India

Asit Das, Reliance Industries Ltd. (Refining-R&D), India

C. M. Narayanan, India

Chandan Guha, Jadavpur University, India

Debasis Chakraborty, DRDO-Defense Research & Development Laboratory, India

Dipa Biswas, University of Calcutta, India

Gopinath Halder, NIT Durgapur, India

J. B. V. Reddy, Department of Science & Technology, India

Mohammed Kamil, Aligarh Muslim University, India

Mrinal K. Madal, NIT Durgapur-CHE, India

Pinaki Pal, NIT Durgapur, India

Suvankar Ganguly, Tata Steel Ltd. (R&D), India

Sujit Karmakar, NIT Durgapur, India

Tamal Mandal, NIT Durgapur, India

T. K. Radhakrishnan, NIT Trichy, India

Swapan Paruya, NIT Durgapur, India, Convener


Student Organizing Committee

PhD/M.Tech. /B. Tech Students, Chemical Engineering, NIT Durgapur

















Swapan Paruya

Program Chair, ESMOC 2017

Department of Chemical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Mahatma Gandhi Avenue

Durgapur, West Bengal - 713209, India

Tel: (+91) 343-2754086

Fax:(+91) 343-2547375