Early Academic Pursuits
Dr. Md Oayes Midda embarked on his academic journey with a strong foundation in chemical engineering. Graduating with distinction from the University of Calcutta in 2009, he pursued his Master's at IIT Roorkee, further specializing in chemical engineering. His academic pursuits also include a B.Sc in Chemistry (Hons), demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of both engineering and fundamental sciences.
He further advanced his academic credentials with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 2017, where his research focused on membrane gas separation. These academic pursuits laid the groundwork for his future contributions to the field of chemical engineering.
Armed with a solid educational background, Dr. Midda ventured into academia, serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Manipal University Jaipur from July 2017 to March 2019. Subsequently, he continued his academic journey as an Assistant Professor at the prestigious Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur from March 2019 to the present.
His academic roles involved not only imparting knowledge but also contributing significantly to research and development in the field of chemical engineering. Dr. Midda’s commitment to academia is underscored by his roles as a project investigator and his involvement in various research projects.
Contributions and Research Focus on wastewater treatment
Dr. Midda's research areas encompass diverse aspects of chemical engineering. His expertise lies in membrane gas separation, polymeric composite membranes, multicomponent gas transport modeling, facilitated gas transport, MOF nano-material synthesis, wastewater treatment, and packed bed adsorption.
He has actively contributed to projects funded by reputed agencies such as the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III) and the Department of Science and Technology (WTI – DST). His research projects, particularly in wastewater treatment using innovative techniques like fluidized bed membrane bioreactors, showcase his commitment to sustainable and efficient solutions.
Accolades and Recognition
Dr. Midda's academic and research excellence is reflected in his academic accolades. He achieved a remarkable First Class in both his B.Tech and M.Tech, showcasing his consistent commitment to academic excellence. His Ph.D. from IIT Bombay, a hub for cutting-edge research, further attests to his research prowess.
As a dedicated researcher and academician, he has successfully guided Ph.D. students in their research endeavors. His ongoing and completed projects, including "Integrated fluidized bed membrane bioreactor for wastewater treatment" and "Effective treatment of wastewater effluents," underscore his recognition in the academic and research community.
Impact and Influence
Dr. Midda's work in the field of membrane gas separation and wastewater treatment has the potential to bring about transformative changes. His research outputs, publications, and ongoing projects reflect his commitment to addressing real-world challenges through innovative and sustainable engineering solutions.
Legacy and Future Contributions
Dr. Midda's legacy lies in his dedication to advancing chemical engineering knowledge and addressing environmental challenges. His ongoing projects and guidance to Ph.D. scholars indicate a trajectory of continued contributions. As he paves the way for future researchers, his work is poised to have a lasting impact on the field of chemical engineering and beyond. Dr. Midda's commitment to excellence and innovation sets a benchmark for future academics and researchers in the realm of chemical engineering.
- Application of synthesized Fe/Al/Ca based adsorbent for defluoridation of drinking water and its significant parameters optimization using response surface methodology, 2019, (29)
- Some mechanistic insights into the action of facilitating agents on gas permeation through glassy polymeric membranes, 2018, (8)
- An overview of anaerobic membrane bioreactors' evolving research statistics for treating wastewater, 2023, (4)
- Synthesis of Hybrid PVDF–PTFE Membrane Using Nonhazardous Solvent for Ethanol–Water Separation through Membrane Distillation, 2022, (3)
- Modelling single and binary adsorptive behaviour of aniline and nitrobenzene onto granular activated carbon, 2020, (3)
- Optimizing experimental binary adsorption of aniline–nitrobenzene onto granular activated carbon packed bed by Taguchi’s methodology, 2020, (2)
- Synthesis of novel PVDF-co-PTFE membranes for ethanol–water separation using vacuum membrane distillation, 2024