Dr. Shobhana Dey
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Name : Shobhana Dey
Designation : Senior Principal Scientist
Contact Information : Mineral Processing Division CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory Jamshedpur 7
Educational Qualification : M.Tech., Ph.D.
Area of Expertise : Development of process flowsheet for low grade industrial ores and strategic minerals, Beneficiation of Coal and Minerals, Treatment of Mines Waste, Dry processing, Froth Flotation, Surface Chemistry in mineral processing, Enhanced gravity separation for fines .
No. of Papers published : 37
Equipment/Software Skill : Air Fluidized vibrating deck separator, Air Table, Column Flotation, Dry and wet Mineral Processing separators etc.
Patent : (i) A novel air generating system for improved performance of column flotation cell. Patent filed No. PAT-0552/2018/IN Inventors: Shobhana Dey, Prasanta Baskey and Ratnakar Singh (ii) A process the recovery of magnetite and iron from bauxite residue by segregation roasting Patent No. 201711032401/IN Inventors: Maitreyee Bhattacharya, S. Ranganathan, Shobhana Dey
Technology : • Technology for dry beneficiation of high ash Indian non-coking coal to produce clean coal with 34% ash for power plant towards the set up a demo plant in MCL premises. • Beneficiation of dumped limestone containing high silica to produce product having less than 2% silica for iron making application. • Processing of Hatti gold tailing for recovery of Tungsten concentrate. • Beneficiation of low grade limestone for cement making • Alternative complimentary route of Direct Steel Making with reference to Indian Raw materials
Awards and Recognition : i. Best In-house project titled “Processing of waste printed circuit board” awarded by CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur in 2008. ii. Prestigious National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship provided by South Africa Government in 2008. Editorial member • Journal of Energy and Natural Resources from 2016 • Journal of Mineral, Metal and Material Engineering from 2017 • Journal of Metallurgy and Materials Science from 2020