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Dr. Manishkumar S. Tiwari

Assistant Professor
B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD
Specialization: Chemical engineering


Academic and Professional Qualification:

(In chronological order starting from highest degree)

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), ICT Mumbai, 2016

M.Tech. (Chemical Engineering), IIT-BHU, Varanasi, 2010

B.Tech. ((Chemical Engineering), Amravati University, 2008


Honors and Awards:

·Awarded with 1 year SERB Overseas postdoctoral fellowship 2016-17 (Ranked 1st); Department of Catalysis and Chemical Reaction Engineering; National Institute of Chemistry; Slovenia.

·Qualified GATE-2007 from Chemical Engineering Discipline.

·First Prize for oral presentation, Chemcon 2013, Mumbai (National level conference of chemical engineers, Catalysis held at ICT)

·Visiting research student at University of Waterloo, Canada.(Sep2012-Feb 2013)

·JRF- UGC SAP Meritorious Fellowship, UGC, India, March 2011- March 2013

·SRF- UGC SAP Meritorious Fellowship, UGC, India, March 201- February 2016

Memberships of Professional bodies: Associate member, Indian Institute of chemical Engineers


Members of editorial board: Nil


Courses taught: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Economics of Chemical Projects

Reaction Kinetics


Teaching experience: 9 Months



Industry experience: NIL



Work Experience:

1. November 2017– August 2018 , Post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Haresh Manyar and Prof Vivek Ranade in Queen’s University Belfast, NI, UK on "CAVICAT” project.


2. June 2017 – November 2017, Post-doctoral fellow with Prof G.D. Yadav in ICT Mumbai on "Waste Management Technologies: Recent progress” sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.


3. April 2016-March 2017, Post-doctoral fellow with Prof G.D. Yadav in ICT Mumbai on "Process intensification of existing process of hydrogenation of INP”.


Administrative roles in the school/University: NIL


PhD Topic: Selectivity engineering in organic synthesis using mono and multifunctional catalysts


Research Interest:Reaction Engineering, Catalysis, Green and sustainable process, Green Chemistry and Engineering, Biomass conversion


Recent Publications:



1.7. J. Molleti, M. S. Tiwari G. D. Yadav, Novel synthesis of Ru supported on OMS by solvent-free method: Highly active catalyst for selective hydrogenation of levulinic acid to γ-valerolactone in water, Chem. Engg. J., 334, 2488-2499, 2018.

2.M. S. Tiwari, T. Jain, G. D. Yadav, One Pot synthesis of Pentyl tetrahydrofurfuryl ether from furfuryl alcohol using bifunctional Pd-DTP /Titania nanotube catalyst, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.,56 (45),12909–12919, 2017.


3.M. S. Tiwari, A.B. Gawade, G. D. Yadav, Magnetically separable sulfated zirconia as

a highly active acidic catalyst for selective synthesis of ethyl levulinate from furfuryl

alcohol, Green chemistry, 2017,19, 963-976.


4.A.B. Gawade, M. S. Tiwari, G. D. Yadav, Biobased green process: Selective hydrogenation of 5-HMF to 2,5- DMF over bifunctional Pd-CsDTP/K-10 catalyst, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2016, 4 (8), 4113–4123


5.M. S. Tiwari, G. D. Yadav, Novel Aluminium exchanged Dodecatungstophosphoric acid Supported on K-10 Clay as Catalyst: Benzoylation of diphenyloxide with benzoic anhydride, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 49091-49100.


6.M.S.Tiwari, G.D. Yadav, Kinetics of Friedel–Crafts benzoylation of veratrole with benzoic anhydride using Cs2.5H0.5PW12O40/K-10 solid acid catalyst, Chem. Engg. J., 2015, 266, 64-73.


7.M.S.Tiwari, G.D. Yadav, F.T.T Ng, "Selective hydrogenation of 3,4 -dimethoxybenzophenone in liquid phase over Pd/C catalyst in a slurry reactor, Canadian J Chem. Eng., 2014, 92, 2157-2165.







1.M.S. Tiwari, A. B. Gawade, G. D. Yadav, Greener route for selective hydrogenation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural (HMF) to 2, 5 dimethyl furan (DMF) under mild conditions using Pd-CsDTP/K-10 catalyst; UK Catalysis Conference, Holywell Park, Loughborough, U.K. (Jan 2018).


2.J. Molleti, M. S. Tiwari, G. D. Yadav ; Novel synthesis of Ru supported on OMS prepared by solvent free method as a catalyst : Selective hydrogenation of Levulinic acid to GVL in aqueous medium, The Asia-Pacific Congress on Catalysis( APCAT7),India (Jan. 2017).


3.A. B. Gawade, M.S. Tiwari, G. D. Yadav, Selective hydrogenation of 5-HMF to DMF over bifunctional Pd-CsDTP/K-10 catalyst; SusChemE, International Conference on Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, Hotel Lalit, Mumbai, India (Oct.2015).


4.M.S. Tiwari, G. D. Yadav, F. T. T Ng, Liquid phase selective hydrogenation of 3,4- dimethoxybenzophenone over Pd/C catalyst, Chemcon 2014, Chandigarh, India (Dec.2014).


5.M.S. Tiwari, G. D. Yadav, Benzoylation of Veratrole with Benzoic anhydride using 20% Cs2.5H0.5PW12O40/K-10 Solid acid catalyst, ICT-ACS Symposium on Clean and Sustainable Technologies, Mumbai, India (Nov.2014).


6.M.S. Tiwari, G. D. Yadav, Friedel-Crafts Benzoylation of Veratrole with Benzoic anhydride using 20% Cs2.5H0.5PW12O40/K-10 Solid Catalyst,64th Canadian chemical engineering conference, Niagara Falls, Canada (Oct.2014)


7.M.S. Tiwari, G. D. Yadav, Friedel-Crafts Benzoylation of Veratrole with Benzoic anhydride using 20% Cs2.5H0.5PW12O40/K-10 Solid Catalyst, Chemcon 2013, Mumbai, India.


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