Faculty Profile for Dr. Sujata Mandal

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Dr. Sujata Mandal
Lecturer — Ingram School of Engineering
IGRM 2203
phone: (512) 245-1826

Biography Section

Biography and Education

PhD -Mechanical and Energy Engineering
MS-Sustainable Energy Systems

Teaching Interests

Teaching all core courses of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering-Thermodynamics, Materials Engineering, Engineering Graphics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat transfer.
Alternative Energy
Polymers and nanocomposites
Water Treatment

Research Interests

Synthesis ,characterization and applications of composites/nanocomposites Application - environmental remediations, biomedical applications, use of biomass for fabrication of super capacitors and advanced materials for energy efficient resilient buildings

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Mandal, S., & Hwang, S. S. (2023). Guar gum, a low-cost sustainable biopolymer, for wastewater treatment: A review. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2022.12.039
  • Gurav, R., Mandal, S., Smith, L., Shi, S., & Hwang, S. S. (2023). The potential of self-activated carbon for adsorptive removal of toxic phenoxyacetic acid herbicide from water. Chemosphere, 339, 139715. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.139715
  • Mandal, S. (2022). A Comprehensive Review of Hybrid Supercapacitor from Transition Metal and Industrial Crop Based Activated Carbon for Energy Storage Applications. Materials Today Communications.
  • Mandal, S. (2022). Lignocellulosic-Based Activated Carbon-Loaded Silver Nanoparticles and Chitosan for Efficient Removal of Cadmium and Optimization Using Response Surface Methodology. Materials MDPI.
  • Mandal, S. (2022). Impact of gas concentrations on the self-activation of southern yellow pine during the pyrolysis process.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Oral Research Presentation Award-Second Position. August 2021 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Poster Competition -Second Position. July 2020 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 3 Minute Thesis Competition -Second, University of North Texas. 2019 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Certificate of Appreciation, National Science Olympiad Foundation. 2014 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Certificate of Appreciation, Cyber Olympiad Foundation India. 2007 - Present

Selected Grants

  • Mandal, Sujata (Principal), Hwang, Sangchul Scott (Co-Principal), Quinto, Carlos (Supporting), Dhital, Prabin (Supporting). Aqua Sip Water, Texas State New Ventures, Texas State University, $10000. (Funded: 2023 - Present). Grant.
  • Mandal, Sujata (Principal), Hwang, Sangchul Scott (Co-Principal). Gua gum for biomedical and agricultural purposes, Translational Health Research Center, Texas State University, $10000. (Funded: 2023). Grant.
  • Sen, Keya (Principal), Chee, Kyong (Co-Principal), Mandal, Sujata (Co-Principal), Hwang, Sangchul (Co-Principal). Incontinence Management Program for Older Adults (Regional NSF I-Corps MVP), Texas State Regional I-Corps Site for Entrepreneurship, Texas State University, $4800. (Submitted: September 2022, Funded: December 2022 - March 2023). Grant.
  • Sen, Keya (Principal), Chee, Kyong (Co-Principal), Mandal, Sujata (Co-Principal), Hwang, Sangchul (Co-Principal). Incontinence Management Program for Older Adults (Regional NSF I-Corps Mini), Texas State Regional I-Corps Site for Entrepreneurship, Texas State University, $3000. (Submitted: September 2022, Funded: November 2022 - January 2023). Grant.
  • Mandal, Sujata. Development of sustainable, affordable, guar gum-based composite adsorbent for the efficient removal of industrial dyes and oil from wastewater, Texas State University. (Funded: June 2022 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Speaker
Denton-Rotary Club
2021-Present