Ms. Alka Kumari is working as Scientist in Chemical Engineering Division from 2016. She has received her B.Tech Degree in Chemical Engineering from B.I.T Sindri, Jharkhand in 2012, and M.Tech Degree in Process Engineering Science from CSIR-IICT, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), Hyderabad in 2014. She was associated with CSIR-IICT as Trainee Scientist for the last four years (2012-2016). She has published 16 international papers in reputed journals, one book chapter and over 20 papers presented in national and international conferences. Ms. Alka was a recipient of "Telangana Young Scientists Award for the year-2017“ and Ambuja Young Researcher’s award” in 2014 from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE). She has been elected as the Associate member of “The Institute of Engineers (India)” in 2016.
Her area of research includes; Process Development and Design of Specialty Chemicals etc, Intensified Separation techniques, Estimation of Thermodynamic and Transport properties and its Modeling for industrially important streams and Conversion of Bio-mass to Bio-fuels. She is actively involved in the process development and design of industry sponsored projects.