Professor Sudip Kumar Das graduated from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata with Chemistry Honors and B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from University of Calcutta, M. Tech. and Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. In 1989 he started his carrier as lecturer in the Chemical Engineering Department, P. V. P. Institute of Technology, Bodhgaon, Sangli, Maharashtra and then shifted to the Chemical Engineering Department of University of Calcutta in the year 1991. Presently he is working as Professor in the same department. He is engaged in teaching in the different areas of Chemical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Environmental Pollutions and Process Safety, Petrochemicals, Petrochemicals and Petroleum Refinery etc in more that last two decades. He is also actively engage in research related to different fields of Chemical Engineering, like single and multiphase (gas-liquid) flow through pipelines and piping components, multiphase flow through coils, fluidization and inverse fluidization, wastewater treatment technology, heavy metals and organic pollutants removal from wastewater, Process Plant Safety, Computational fluid dynamics, artificial neural networks and machinable glass-ceramics.
He guided 14 Ph.D. and 25 M. Tech. students. 12 students are working under his guidance for their Ph.D at present. He has published 1 book, 5 chapters, 147 papers in International/National Journals, presented more than 200 papers in International/National Conferences, delivered more than 30 invited talks in International/National Conferences. He chaired more than 50 technical session in International /National Conferences. His paper was cited more than 1800 times. He has acted as reviewer for more than 80 journals.
He was recipient of Indian National Science Academy Visiting Research Fellowship award 1999-2000, Dr. Radhakrishnan Gold Medal Award – 2014, Bharat Gaurav Award, 2014, The best Citizen of India Award – 2015, best paper presentation award several times in International/National Conferences. He is member of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Sectional Committee, ME 03, Bureau of Indian Standard, also in professional societies like, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (life), Indian Association for Air Pollution Control (life), Indian Chemical Society (Fellow), Millennium Institute of Energy and Environment Management (life), International Congress of Chemistry and Environment (Fellow). He acted as the Head of the Chemical Engineering Department, University of Calcutta, 2010-2012. He also served as Hony. Secretary 2006-2007, 2014 and Hony. Treasure 2005, 2011-2013 in the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. He also acted as Chairman, Calcutta Regional Centre, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2012-2014. Hony. Secretary and Hony. Treasure for several years in the Calcutta Regional Centre, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers