Dr. Indu M S, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering is granted an Indian patent for the invention entitled ‘A METHOD FOR COATING LEAD DIOXIDE ON MILD STEEL BY ELECTRODEPOSITION FROM ALKALINE BATH AND COATED ELECTRODE OBTAINED THEREOF’. The electrode material developed is used in the treatment of organic wastewater using electrochemical oxidation method and is cost effective compared to other electrodes used for the same purpose. The patent is a result of her doctoral research work carried out at IIT Kharagpur and is awarded for a term of 20 years.

Prof. Al Ameen A, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering Department has been granted an Indian Patent for the invention " Copper -Zinc- Magnesium Catalyst for Highly Selective Conversion of Glycerol to 1,2- Propanediol in Liquid Phase".