Munish Chandel
Associate Professor
Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 
Powai, Mumbai-400076, INDIA. 
Phone: +91 22 25767856
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 M.E. (Environmental Engineering ) - 2001
  M.N. National Institute of Technology , Allahabad, India
 Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering and ) - 2006
  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India
 B. Tech. (Civil Engineering ) - 1999
  National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, India
Research Interests
Carbon Capture and Storage
Chemical Looping Combustion
Fluidized bed combustion
Greenhouse Gas Mitigation
Solid Waste Management
Waste to Energy
Water and Energy Nexus
Current Research
  Young Faculty Award
  Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India,
  International Energy Agency (IEA)
   Scholarship to attend International Summer School on CO2 capture and storage, near Munich, Bavaria, Germany,
  Swiss agency
  Travel grant by Swiss agency to attend International Disaster Reduction Conference IDRC, Davos, Switzerland
  French Govt. Fellowship (EGIDE Scholarship)
  Research at Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France
 Arpita Dasgupta
 Arti Soni
 Ayush Singh
 Jeetendra Sahani
 Vipin Singh
Munish Kumar Chandel, Gabriel Kwok, Lincoln Pratson, Robert Jackson, 2012. "Potential of waste-to-energy in reducing greenhouse gas emissions", Carbon Management3(2), 133-144
Jordan Eccles, Lincoln F. Pratson, Munish Kumar Chandel, 2012. "Effects of Well Spacing on Geosequestration Site Costs and Surface Footprint", Environment Science and Technology46(8), 4649-4656
Munish Kumar Chandel, Lincoln Pratson, Robert Jackson, 2011. "The Potential Impacts of Climate-Change Policy on Freshwater Use in Thermoelectric Power Generation", Energy Policy39(),  6234-6242
Raman Sharma, Munish Kumar Chandel , Arnaud Delebarre and Babu J Alappat, 2011. "200-MW chemical looping combustion based thermal power plant for clean power generation", International Journal of Energy Research(), DOI: 10.1002/er,1882
Munish Kumar Chandel, Lincoln Pratson, Eric Williams, 2010. "Potential economies of scale in CO2 transport through use of a trunk pipeline", Energy Conversion and Management51(), 2825-2834
Ali Hoteit, Munish Kumar Chandel, S. Durécu and Arnaud Delebarre, 2009. "Biogas combustion in a chemical looping fluidized bed reactor", International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 3(5), 561-567
Munish Kumar Chandel, Ali Hoteit and Arnaud Delebarre, 2009. "Experimental investigation of some metal oxides for chemical looping combustion in a fluidized bed reactor", Fuel88 (5), 898-908
Ali Hoteit, Munish Kumar Chandel and Arnaud Delebarre, 2009. "Nickel and copper based oxygen carriers for chemical looping combustion", Chemical Engineering Technology32 (3), 1-8
Prabir Basu, Munish Chandel, James Butler, Animesh Dutta, 2009. "An Investigation Into the Operation of the Twin-Exit Loop-Seal of a Circulating Fluidized Bed Boiler in a Thermal Power Plant and Its Design Implication", Journal of Energy Resources Technology131 (), 041401-1-8
Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat , 2006. "Pressure Drop and Gas Bypassing Characteristics in the Recirculating Fluidized Beds", Chemical Engineering Science61(), 1489-1499
Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat (2006), 2006. "A Model for the Solid Circulation Rate in a Recirculating Fluidized Bed", Chemical Engineering Communications193(), 1514-1526
Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat , 2006. "Annular Downflow Layer Thickness in a Recirculating Fluidized Bed", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research45(), 5748-5754
Babu J. Alappat, Arnaud Delebarre, Pascaline Pre, Munish Kumar Chandel, Vincent Delvinquier, Jean-Claude Garabetian, Dominique Poux, Juliana Gonzalez, Bernard Marchan , 2006. "Thermal Remediation of Oil Polluted Sands from Black Tides: the Fluidized Bed Option", Chemical Engineering Journal129 (), 143-151
Confernce Papers
Munish Kumar Chandel, Shailendra Kumar Yadav, "Comparing greenhouse gas emissions from different waste management alternatives in India",  1st International Brainstorming Workshop on Waste to Energy in India, Mumbai, India  held on August 24-25, 2012
Munish Kumar Chandel, Lincoln F Pratson, Eric Williams, Robert Jackson, "An analysis of large-scale CO2 trunklines using an engineering- economic model",  8th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A  held on May 4-7, 2009
Eric Williams, Kevin Fritze, Munish Kumar Chandel, Lincoln F. Pratson, "Geographic distribution of forecasted CCS plants under carbon cap scenarios",  8th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration,Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A  held on May 4-7, 2009
Munish Kumar Chandel, A., Hoteit A. Delebarre, "Experimental evaluation of oxygen carriers and simulation of a chemical looping combustion system for different gaseous fuels",  9th International Conference on Circulating Fluidized Beds,Hamburg, Germany  held on May 13-16, 2008
Munish Kumar Chandel and Eric Williams , "Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG): Technology, Environmental Implications, and Economics. ",   held on , 2008
Munish Kumar Chandel, A., Hoteit, A. Delebarre, "Clean power generation from syngas and biogas using chemical looping combustion: simulation and comparison",  3rd European Combustion Meeting, ECM 2007, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete, Greece  held on April 11-13, 2007
Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat, "Particle Cluster Formation in the Riser of Circulating Fluidized Bed Incinerators",  22nd International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management,Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A  held on March 18 - 2, 2007
Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat, "Issues and Implication of the Incineration Technique for Waste Management",  International Disaster Reduction Conference IDRC, Davos, Switzerland  held on August-Sep 27-1, 2006
Nawaz Ahmad Bhatt, Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat, "Effect of pollution on the operation of a recirculating fluidized bed",  National Convention on Environmental Engineering,Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.  held on April 7-9, 2006
Arnaud Delebarre, Munish Chandel, Juliana Gonzalez, Pascaline Pre, and Vincent Delvinquier, "Remediation of Oil Polluted Sands in a Fluidized Bed",  International Conference "Waste Eng 2005", Ecole des Mines d'Albi-Carmaux, France  held on , 2005
Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat, "Fluidized Beds in Environmental Engineering",  International Conference on Energy and Environment: Strategies for Sustainable Development (ICEE-SSD),New Delhi, India  held on January 23-24, 2004
B. J. Alappat and Munish Kumar Chandel , "Solid Waste Management by Incineration",  Indian Environment Congress,Trivandrum, Kerala, India. pp.  held on December 16-18, 2004
Inderdeep Singh, Munish Kumar Chandel, D. Nayak and Naresh Bhatnagar, "Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) composites in construction industry: success stories and challenges",  National Conference on Materials and their applications in Civil Engineering,NIT Hamirpur. H.P, India  held on April 26-27, 2004
Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat, "Modeling of Solid Circulation Rate for Recirculating Fluidized Beds",  National Conference on Advances in Environmental Science and Engineering, Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, IIT-Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India  held on December 8-9, 2003
Munish Kumar Chandel and B. J. Alappat, "Fluidized Bed Incineration of Hospital Waste",  Proceedings of the 28th WEDC International Conference,Kolkata, India  held on November 18-22, 2002
R.K. Srivastava, I.C. Agarwal, A.K. Nema and M.K. Chandel , "Rational Design of Ash Ponds",  Proc. of 6th Int. Symp. on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Seoul, Korea  held on July 2-5, 2002
Inderdeep Singh, Munish Kumar Chandel and Naresh Bhatnagar , "A review of FRP Composite Materials in Construction Industry",  National Conference on Advancement in Construction Materials (AICM-2002),NIT Hamirpur, H.P, India  held on April 8-9, 2002
Professional Contributions
Invited lecture on CO2 capture and storage at Duke University ,Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A. ,2009
'Carbon capture and Storage' in Workshop on Air Pollution and Climate Change, Institution of Engineers (India) Roorkee Local Centre (IEI-RLC), IIT Roorkee Campus,2011