Dr. Amit Sarin

Dr. Amit Sarin

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Brief Biography

Dr. Amit Sarin is a Professor (Physical Sciences) at IKG Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala, India and presently dispersing the responsibility of Director at IKG Punjab Technical University, Amritsar Campus. He did his Ph.D. from IKG Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala, and M.Sc. (Honors Physics) from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. His research focuses on the storage, oxidation stability of biodiesel, and other major properties of biofuel/biodiesel. He has almost 20 years of teaching and research experience. Till date, Dr. Sarin has authored more than 10 books with National and International publishers like Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, and Wiley. He has published research papers in high impact factors journals of Elsevier, Springer, ACS, and in conferences. One of his research papers was among the top 25 research papers of the journal

Educational Qualification

  • PhD

Teaching Experience

  • Professor IKG Punjab Technical University Amritsar Campus (30 December 2019 - till date)
  • Associate Professor IKG Punjab Technical University Amritsar Campus (5 August 2019- 29 December 2019)
  • Associate Professor IKG Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala (29 December 2016 - 4 August 2019)
  • Professor Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology, Amritsar (1 July 2015 - 28 December 2016)
  • Associate Professor Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology, Amritsar (1 September 2011 - 30 June 2015)
  • Assistant Professor Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology, Amritsar (1 August 2003 - 31 August 2011)
  • Assistant Professor Galgotia College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Nodia (25 February - 17 June 2003)

Area of Interest (Teaching)

  • Electromagnetism, Renewable Energy, Semiconductor Physics, Mechanics of Solids

Area of Interest (Research)

  • Renewable Energy and Materials Science

Awards & Honors

  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing by Editors of Journal "Fuel" of Elsevier

Research Publications

Title of Paper Name of Author/s Journal Year ISSN Link
Study of kinematic viscosity and density of biodiesels exposed to radiations Amit Sarin, Neerja Sharma, Kusum Devgan and Meetu Singh Materials Today: Proceedings 2021 2214-7853 Ref Link
Investigation of the shelf life of the optimized Neem biodiesel and its execution and excretion characteristics on automotive diesel engine Mayank Chhabra, Balraj Singh Saini, Gaurav Dwivedi, Arun Kumar Behura, Anuj Kumar, Siddharth Jain, Amit Sarin and Puneet Verma Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects 2021 1556-7036 Ref Link
Comprehensive analysis of oxidation and storage stability of argemone biodiesel and development of correlations based on experimental results Mandip Singh, Amit Sarin and Sarabjot Singh Sandhu Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects 2020 1556-7036 Ref Link
Seasonal Variation of Indoor radon/thoron and their progeny levels in lesser Himalayas of Jammu & Kashmir Ajay Kumar, Raman Vij, Sumit Sharma and Amit Sarin Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 2020 0236-5731 Ref Link
Effect of metal contaminants and antioxidants on the oxidation stability of Argemone Mexicana biodiesel, Experimental and Statistical study Mandip Singh, Deepak Kumar Singh, Surjit Kumar Gandhi, Amit Sarin, Sanjeev Saini, Sunil Kumar Malha, Ajay Gupta and Sarabjot Singh Sandhu Waste and biomass valorization 2019 1877-2641 Ref Link
Antioxidative Potential of Phyllanthus emblica for Oxidation Stability of Biodiesels Meetu Singh, Neerja Sharma, Harkirat S. Paras, Navneet S. Hans, Narinder P. Singh, and Amit Sarin Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 2019 1944-7450 Ref Link
Optical characterisation of amorphous Se-Te-Sn thin films Amit Sethi, Surbhi Sharma, Amit Sarin, Rajesh Kumar, Navjeet Sharma Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing 2018 0947-8396 Ref Link
Influence of compositional variations on optoelectrical properties of Ge20Sn10Se70-xTex glass system Surbhi Sharma; Navjeet Sharma; Amit Sarin Optical Engineering 2018 0091-3286 Ref Link
Crystallisation kinetics and thermal stability analysis of Se82-xTe15Sn3Sbx(0=x=6) glass alloys Sethi, Amit & Sarin, Amit & Kumar, Rajesh & Sharma, Navjeet Physica b: Condensed matter 2018 0921-4526 Ref Link
Assessment of radionuclide concentration and exhalation studies in soil of lesser Himalayas of Jammu and Kashmir, India Ajay Kumar, Raman Vij, Sumit Sharma, Amit Sarin, Saurabh Narang Acta Geophysica 2018 1895-7455 Ref Link
Prediction of indoor radon/thoron concentration in a model room from exhalation rates of building materials for different ventilation rates Manish Kumar, Navjeet Sharma, Amit Sarin Acta Geophysica 2018 1895-7455 Ref Link
Radon and uranium concentrations in drinking water sources along the fault line passing through Reasi district, lesser Himalayas of Jammu and Kashmir State, India Ajay Kumar, Raman Vij, Amit Sarin & Priya Kanwar Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal 2017 1080-7039 Ref Link
Influence of Sb substitution on thermal and electrical characteristics of Ge-Sn-Se chalcogenide glass system Surbhi Sharma, Navjeet Sharma and Amit Sarin Materials Science and Engineering 2017 1757-8981 Ref Link
Prospects of Tectona Grandis as a feedstock for Biodiesel. Amit Sarin, Meetu Singh, Neerja Sharma, N.P. Singh Frontiers in Energy Research 2017 2296-598X Ref Link
Measurement of uranium and radon concentration in drinking water samples and assessment of ingestion dose to local population in Jalandhar district Manish Kumar, , Anjali Kaushal, B. K. Sahoo, Amit Sarin, Rohit Mehra, Rajan Jakhu, Atul Bhalla, Navjeet Sharma Indoor and Built Environment 2017 1420-326X Ref Link
Measurement of radon concentration in the drinking water and assessment of age dependent ingestion dose to local population in Kapurthala district of Punjab, India Manish Kumar, Amit Sarin, B. K. Sahoo, and Navjeet Sharma Journal of environment and bio-sciences 2017 0973-6913 Ref Link
Radon/thoron and progeny levels in dwellings: Regional variations and effect of dwelling characteristics A case study in Jalandhar district of Punjab, India Manish Kumar, Anjali Kaushal, Amit Sarin, Rajesh Kumar, Navjeet Sharma Indoor and Built Environment 2017 1420-326X Ref Link
An Experimental Study on Storage and Oxidation Stability of Bitter Apricot Kernel Oil Biodiesel/ Virender Singh Gurau, Mudit Shankar Agarwal, Amit Sarin, and Sarbjot Singh Sandhu Energy & Fuels 2016 0887-0624 Ref Link
Effect of Sb addition on linear and nonlinear optical properties of amorphous Ge-Se-Sn thin films Navjeet Sharma, Surbhi Sharma, Amit Sarin, Rajesh Sharma Optical Materials 2016 0925-3467 Ref Link

Administration Experience

  • Director (IKGPTU Amritsar Campus): 10 May 2021 – till date

  • Incharge (IKGPTU Amritsar Campus) : August 2019- May 9, 2021

  • Head, Department of Physical Sciences, IKG Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala: January 2017

  • Director (Officiating): IKG Punjab Technical University Amritsar Campus, April 2017 – April 2018.

  • Head, Department of Applied Sciences at Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology, Amritsar, India: July 2016

  • Head, Department of Applied Sciences (Physics Group) at Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology, Amritsar, India: July 2012

Projects

  • Awarded Research Project in the year 2012 worth Rs. 2709000/- by the Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, Government of India.

Expert Talks

  • Keynote Speaker at 1st International Conference on "Innovations in Clean Energy Technologies (ICET-2020)", 27-28 August 2020, Energy Centre, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.
  • Renewable energy resources: past, present, and future, BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar (2018).
  • MOOC-the alternate learning resource, BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar (2018).
  • Alternate energy resources: can biodiesel be one of them?, Summer School in Materials Sciences/Basic Sciences, GNDU, Amritsar (2018).
  • Nanomaterials: Synthesis and applications, Amritsar College of Engineering & Technology, Amritsar (2017).