• Young Scientists Award
    For the best paper and presentation at the First National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Bombay,1990, sponsored by the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, Government of India.
  • Young Scientists Award
    For the best paper and presentation at the Third National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Baroda,1991, sponsored by the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, Government of India.
  • Young Scientists Award
    For the best paper and presentation at the Fourth National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Mysore,1993, sponsored by the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, Government of India.
  • Prof. Satish Dhawan Young Engineers
    Prof. Satish Dhawan Young Engineers State Award instituted by Government of Karnataka, for the year 2004, (honored in 2006)
  • Nina Saxena Excellence in Technology Award
    Core member of the team which was awarded “Nina Saxena Excellence in Technology Award – 2011” IIT Kharagpur, 18 August 2011.
  • National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion, 2005.
    Best paper award at the 19th National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion, 2005.
  • FICCI Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research in Science and Technology
    Core member of the team, which was awarded “FICCI Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research in Science and Technology” by the Prime Minister, during the Annual General Meeting of FICCI held in Delhi on 24 December 2005.
  • World Bamboo Congress, New Delhi, 2004.
    Best paper and presentation award at the World Bamboo Congress, New Delhi, 2004.
  • CII National award for the “Innovative Energy Saving Product / Service”
    CII National award for the “Innovative Energy Saving Product / Service” of the year Award for its producer gas generator set that was selected for its uniqueness, yet adaptability to a variety of applications Sept 2007, jointly between Cummins India Limited and ABETS, IISc.
  • 7th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg
    Best Visual Presentation Award at the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, 29th June – 3rd July 2009.
  • Delivered Robert Bosh Lecture Series
    Delivered Robert Bosh Lecture Series at Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited, Bangalore, March 2009, “Research to Reality: a perspective ”
  • Delivered lecture Energy series at the GE
    Delivered lecture Energy series at the GE, John Welsh Centre, Bangalore to the Energy and water group focusing on Renewable energy in India. 2007.
  • Invited lecture
    Invited lecture, Research to product: A treatise on sustainable biomass energy at Department of Management, Indian Institute of Science, 15 March 2013.
  • Young Investigator Award for my student by the Combustion Institute-Korea Chapter.
    Shivapuji, A. M., & Dasappa, S. (2013). Sensitivity analysis of mixture quality on combustion phasing and its impact on 0D simulation of a producer gas fuelled multi-cylinder engine 19 - 22 May 2013, Gyeongju, South Korea. This paper was awarded the Young Investigator Award for my student 2013 by the Combustion Institute-Korea Chapter.
  • Recognition in the area of biomass gasification technology MoS, MNRE
    Awarded in recognition of its performance in the area of biomass gasification technology for the year 2015 by the Minster of State, MNRE., August 27 2015
  • Best Visual presentation Award
    Shivapuji, A. M., & Dasappa, S. (2015). Performance evaluation tool for simulating gas engine – a GUI package, Proceeding of - The International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition 2015, Shanghai, Best Visual presentation Award
  • Patents granted

    1.    HS Mukunda, PJ Paul, S Dasappa, NKS Rajan, , G Sridhar, HV Sridhar “Biomass Gasifier” Oct 1998 Indian Patent no. 217056.

    2.    HS Mukunda, PJ Paul, S Dasappa, NKS Rajan, , G Sridhar, HV Sridhar “Biomass Gasifier” Oct. 2000 9623(P-11) Switzerland 1840/99 Patent no. 693 929.

    3.    H.S. Mukunda, PJ Paul, S Dasappa, NKS Rajan, G Sridhar, HV Sridhar, An improved biomass gasifier, , Indian Patent granted No. 217056, Dated 2008.

    4.    H.S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, G. Sridhar, H.V. Sridhar, Fuel efficient biomass stove and a method of operating the stove, Indian Patent granted No. 229283, Dated 2009.

    5.    HS Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, NKS Rajan, M. Jayamurthy, A process of removing hydrogen sulfide from a gaseous stream containing hydrogen sulfide. Indian Patent Granted no. 193111.

    6.    H.S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, NKS Rajan, DN Subbukrishna A novel process and apparatus for the manufacture of precipitated silica from rice husk ash, Indian Patent granted No. 216477, Dated 2008.

    7.    H.S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, NKS Rajan, D.N Subbukrishna. A novel process and apparatus for the manufacture of precipitated silica from rice husk ash, Chinese Patent granted No. ZL 200480005829.5, Dated 2008.

    8.    S. Dasappa, H.S. Mukunda, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, G. Sridhar, HV Sridhar, A process and apparatus for cleaning tar and dust laden gas to highest level of purity using Cn Technology, Indian Patent granted No. 215917, Dated 2008.

    9.    H.S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, NKS Rajan, DN Subbukrishna A novel process and apparatus for the manufacture of precipitated silica from rice husk ash, Indonesian Patent granted No. ID P 0024190, Dated 2009.

    10.    HS Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, D.N. Subbukrishna, A novel process and apparatus for the manufacture of precipitated silica from rice husk ash, Japan Granted Patent No. 4537379, dated, 2010.

    11.    H.S. Mukunda, P.J. Paul, S. Dasappa, N.K.S. Rajan, G. Sridhar, H.V. Sridhar An improved biomass gasifier, Japanese Patent granted No. 4805520, Dated 2011.

    12.    HS Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, D.N. Subbukrishna, A novel process and apparatus for the manufacture of precipitated silica from rice husk ash, Vietnam Granted Patent No. 11795, dated, 2013.

  • Patents Filed

    1.    HS Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, D.N. Subbukrishna, A novel process and apparatus for the manufacture of precipitated silica from rice husk ash, Thailand patent application No. 088822.

    2.    H. S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, N.K.S. Rajan and P. J. Paul, Biomass stove apparatus and method for its use, H, Indian Patent application No: 1763/CHE/2008.

    3.    H. S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, N.K.S. Rajan and P. J. Paul, IISc Ejector Induced Gasification Stove - n kg/hour Indian Patent application No: 3202/CHE/2008.

    4.    S. Dasappa, P. J. Paul and N.K.S. Rajan, Producer gas carburetor, Indian PATENT APPLICATION NO: 2659/CHE/2009.

    5.    S. Dasappa, H.S. Mukunda, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, G. Sridhar, H.V. Sridhar, A process and apparatus for cleaning Tar and Dust laden gas to highest level of purity using Cn Technology, PCT/IN2010/000713 filed on 1-12-2010.

    6.    H.S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, , G. Sridhar, H.V .Sridhar, Fuel efficient biomass stove and a method of operating the stove, PCT, application No. 45524-50484).

    7.    S. Dasappa, D.N. Subbukrishna, P. J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, Charcoal from biomass using gasification, Indian Patent application No. 2246/CHE/2011.

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Biomass to Energy: The Science and Technology of the IISc Bio-energy systems

S Dasappa, HS Mukunda P J Paul, NKS Rajan and team CGPL, Dept of Aerospace Engg., Indian Institute of Science
Book

Science plan on sustainable energy, as a part of International Council for Science (ICSU) , Regional office for Asia and the Pacific, June 2009.

Derek J Gardiner, Sukanta Roy, Momir Djurovic, Richard Corkish, Ajith de Alwis, Hiroshi Yoshino, Atul Raturi, M Ravindran, S Dasappa, Arun Kumar, Mohd Nordin Hasan
Book

Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass, Transformation of Biomass: Theory to Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 133-157, 2014.

S. Dasappa
Book Chapter

Biomass gasification: Some of the experiences from India, Handbook Biomass gasification, Second Edition, BTG, Netherlands, 2012

S. Dasappa
Book Chapter

Status, potential and challenges of promoting biomass gasification technologies for industrial applications in Africa; An UNIDO publication, 2008.

S. Dasappa
Book Chapter

Biomass Gasification: for energy needs of the Tea Industry,, Economic crisis in Teas Industries – Strategies for Sceintific Management, Stadium Press LLC, 2008

S. Dasappa , Eds NK Jain, F Rahman and Peter Baker
Book Chapter

Regional programme on Biomass energy – Gasification and Bio-fuels for productive uses in the LAC Region” An UNIDO publication , 2006-07.

H. S. Mukunda and S. Dasappa
Book Chapter

Overview of a few gasification technology packages in use overseas”, Chapter in a book entitled “Biomass Based Decentralized Power Generation” published by SPRERI, 2005

S. Dasappa
Book Chapter

Biomass Derived Energy Carriers as Fuels in Engines and Fuel cells, Chapter in a book entitled “Biomass Based Decentralized Power Generation published by SPRERI, 2005.

PJ Paul, S. Dasappa, G Sridhar, H V Sridhar
Book Chapter

"Tar characterisation in new generation agro-residue gasifier-cyclone and downdraft open top twin air entry systems", Published in Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis: State of the Art and Future prospects, Eds: Kaltschmitt K and Bridgwater AV, CPL Press, UK, 1997.

P J Paul, M Jayamurthy, S Dasappa, G Sridhar, H V Sridhar, H S Mukunda, NKS Rajan, C Brage, T Liliedahl and K Sjostrom
Book Chapter

“Thermo-chemical conversion of biomass – a retrospective and a prospective”, Chapter in book entitled “ Rural Technology : a 25 years retrospective” Vol. 2. as part of Silver Jubilee celebration, ASTRA, 2004.

H. S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan, G Sridhar, H V Sridhar and U Shrinivasa
Book Chapter

"Fixed bed gasification for electricity generation", Published in Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis: State of the Art and Future prospects, Eds: Kaltschmitt K and Bridgwater AV, CPL Press, UK, 1997.

H S Mukunda, S Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan, U Shrinivasa, G Sridhar and H V Sridhar
Book Chapter

"Wood Gasification in open top gasifiers -- Technology and Economics", published in a book entitled Renewable Energy - Sources for Fuels and electricity, Island Press, Washington D C, 1993.

H S Mukunda, S Dasappa and U Shrinivasa
Book Chapter

"Economics of wood based Published in a book "Power generation through renewable sources of energy", Tata McGraw Hill, 1991.

B.N. Baliga and S. Dasappa
Book Chapter

Ranking of Barriers and Strategies for Promoting Bioenergy Technologies in India [PDF]

P Balachandra,S Dasappa,N H Ravindranath,K Usha Rao
Journal Paper

Experiments on and thermodynamic analysis of a turbocharged engine with producer gas as fuel [PDF]

S Dasappa,H V Sridhar,I Muzumdar
Journal Paper

Characterisation of the producer gas from an open top gasifier: Assessment of different tar analysis approaches [PDF]

Dario Prando,Snehesh Shivananda Ail, David Chiramonti,Marco Baratieri,S Dasappa
Journal Paper

Gasification of wood particles in a co-current packed bed: Experiments and model analysis. Fuel Processing Technology, 145, 76-89 [PDF]

Mahapatra, S., Kumar, S.& Dasappa, S.
Journal Paper

Investigations into enhanced wax production with combustion synthesized Fischer Tropsch catalyst,Energy Conversion and Management. DOI:10.1016/j.enconman.2016.02.075 [PDF]

. Snehesh Shivananda Ail, S Dasappa
Journal Paper

Solid oxide fuel cell operating with biomass derived producer gas: status and challenges, accepted for publication in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews,. [PDF]

Monikankana Sharma, Rakesh N and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Biomass to liquid transportation fuel via Fischer Tropsch synthesis - Technology review and current scenario, accepted for publication in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 58, 267-286 [PDF]

Snehesh A Shivananda and S Dasappa
Journal Paper

Influence of fuel hydrogen fraction on syngas fueled SI engine: Fuel thermo-physical property analysis and in-cylinder experimental investigations, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,.40 (32), 10308-10328 [PDF]

AM Shivapuji, S Dasappa
Journal Paper

Investigation into co-gasifying Indian coal and biomass in a down draft gasifier-Experiments and analysis, Fuel Processing Technology, 138, 435-444 [PDF]

Monikankana Sharma, Suresh Attanoor and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

First and second law thermodynamic analysis of air and oxy-steam biomass gasification, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39 (34), 19474-19484 [PDF]

K Sandeep, S Dasappa
Journal Paper

In-cylinder investigations and analysis of a SI gas engine fuelled with H2 and CO rich syngas fuel: Sensitivity analysis of combustion descriptors for engine diagnostics and control, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014.DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.07.122. [PDF]

AM Shivapuji and S Dasappa
Journal Paper

Experiments and analysis of propagation front under gasification regimes in a packed bed" Fuel Processing Technology 121, 83-90, 2014 [PDF]

Sadhan Mahapatra and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Influence of surface area to volume ratio of fuel particles on gasification process in a fixed bed", Energy for Sustainable Development 19, 122-129 [PDF]

Sadhan Mahapatra and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Selection and thermodynamic analysis of a turbocharger for a producer gas-fuelled multi-cylinder engine" Journal of Power and Energy, vol 28(3), 340-356, 2014. [PDF]

Anand M Shivapuji and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Experiments and Zero D modeling studies using specific Wiebe coefficients for producer gas as fuel in spark ignited engines - Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 227(3), 504-519. 2013. [PDF]

Anand M Shivapuji and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Oxy–steam gasification of biomass for hydrogen rich syngas production using downdraft reactor configuration, International Journal Energy Research, 2014; 38:174–188 [PDF]

Sandeep K and Dasappa S
Journal Paper

Adaptation of small capacity natural gas engine for producer gas operation, - Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, June 2012 vol. 226 no. 6, 1568-1578. [PDF]

S Dasappa, G Sridhar, and PJ Paul
Journal Paper

Experimental study and Thermodynamic analysis of a turbocharger with producer gas as fuel” Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science April 2012 vol. 226 no. 4 1004-1015 [PDF]

S Dasappa, HV Sridhar and Indrajit Muzumdar,
Journal Paper

An approach for off-grid biomass distributed generation in lieu of grid extension, Energy for Sustainable Development, Energy for Sustainable Development, 16 (2012) 146–154,[PDF]

Sadhan Mahapatra and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Performance of diesel engine in a dual fuel mode using producer gas for electricity power generation, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 2013, Vol. 32, No. 3, 153–168, Taylor and Francis [PDF]

S. Dasappa and H V Sridhar
Journal Paper

Preliminary investigation on the use of biogas sludge for gasification, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Vol. 31, No. 4, August 2012, 251–267. Taylor and Francis.[PDF]

P.M. Gnanendra, D.K. Ramesha, S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Potential of biomass energy for electricity generation in Sub-Saharan Africa Journal on Energy for Sustainable Development, 15, 2011, 203–213, Elsevier. [PDF]

S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Science and technology aspects of bio-residue gasification, Biomass conversion and biorefinery, 1, 2011, 121–131, Springer. [PDF]

S. Dasappa, H. V. Sridhar, G. Sridhar, and P.J. Paul
Journal Paper

Operational experience on a grid connected 100 kWe biomass gasification power plant in Karnataka, Energy for Sustainable Development, 15, 2011, 231–239, Elsevier [PDF]

S Dasappa, D.N. Subbukrishna, K.C. Suresh, P.J. Paul and G. S. Prabhu
Journal Paper

Gasifier stoves – science, technology and field outreach ; Current Science, Vol. 98, NO. 5, 2010, 627-638. Indian Academy of Sciences [PDF]

H. S. Mukunda, S. Dasappa, P. J. Paul, N. K. S. Rajan, Mahesh Yagnaraman, D. Ravi Kumar and Mukund Deogaonkar
Journal Paper

Sustainable energy from Biomass – present and future for the Asia-Pacific region, Special issue : Sustainable Energy in Asia and the Pacific – Emerging Technologies and Research Priorities, Malaysian Academy of Sciences, 2010

S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

Evaluation of various Energy devices for Domestic Lighting: Technology and Economics, Energy for Sustainable Development, 13, 2009, 271–279, Elsevier [PDF]

Sadhan Mahapatra, H.N. Chanakya and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

“Bioenergy Technologies for Carbon Abatement”, Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 30, No. 10, 2006, pp 826 - 837 [PDF]

Ravindranath, N. H., Balachandra, P., Dasappa, S and Usha Rao, K.
Journal Paper

Case Studies on Small Scale Biomass Gasifier Based Decentralized Energy Generation Systems, MGRIRED Journal (Southern Region) Vol-1, Issue, 1 March 2007.[PDF]

G. Sridhar, H. V. Sridhar, Basawaraj, M.S.Sudarshan H. I. Somsekhar, S. Dasappa * and P. J. Paul
Journal Paper

Development of Producer Gas Engines, Journal of automobile engineering, Part D, Proc. Institute of. Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 219, 2005, pp – 423-438.[PDF]

G. Sridhar, H.V. Sridhar, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan and H.S. Mukunda
Journal Paper

“Biomass gasification technology – a route to meet energy needs”, Current Science, Vol. 87, No. 7 pp. 908 – 916, 2004.[PDF]

S. Dasappa, P.J.Paul, H.S. Mukunda, N.K.S.Rajan, G. Sridhar and H.V.Sridhar.
Journal Paper

Sustainable biomass power for rural India: Case study of biomass gasifier for village electrification. Current Science, Vol. 87, No. 7 pp. 932 – 941, 2004.[PDF]

N.H.Ravindranath, H.I.Somashekar, S.Dasappa, C.N.Jaysheela Reddy,
Journal Paper

“Biomass gasification for energy needs of Tea Industry, International Journal of Tea Science, Special issue on Impact of Science on the Economics of Tea Industry, Vol 3, pp 83-94, 2004

S Dasappa
Journal Paper

Biomass Gasification – a substitute to fossil fuel for heat application, Biomass and Bioenergy, v. 23, pp. 637-649, 2003.[PDF]

S. Dasappa, H. V. Sridhar, G. Sridhar, P. J. Paul, and H. S. Mukunda
Journal Paper

Gasification of char particles in packed beds – analysis and results, International Journal of Energy Research, 25:1053-1072, 2001.[PDF]

S Dasappa and P J Paul
Journal Paper

Rural bioenergy centers based on biomass gasifiers for decentralised power generation: case study of two villages in southern India, The Journal of the International Energy Initiative, Energy for sustainable development, vol. IV No. 3 Oct 2000.[PDF]

H I Somashekar, S Dasappa and N H Ravindranath,
Journal Paper

"Wood-char gasification: Experiments and analysis on single particles and packed beds", proceeding of the Twenty-seventh International Symposium on Combustion, Boulder, Denver, USA, 1998.[PDF]

S Dasappa, P J Paul, H S Mukunda and U Shrinivasa,
Journal Paper

"Technology for gasifying pulverised bio-fuels including agricultural residues", Energy for Sustainable Development; The Journal of the International Energy Initiative, vol. III, No.2, 1996.[PDF]

G Sridhar, H V Sridhar, S Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan, U Shrinivasa and H S Mukunda
Journal Paper

"Combustion studies on concentrated distillery effluents" proceeding of the the Twenty-sixth International Symposium on Combustion, The Combustion Institute 1996.[PDF]

N M Patel, P J Paul, H S Mukunda and S Dasappa
Journal Paper

"Results of an Indo-Swiss programme for qualification and testing of a 300 kW IISc-Dasag gasifier" Energy for Sustainable Development; The Journal of the International Energy Initiative, vol. 1, No.4, 1994.[PDF]

H S Mukunda, P J Paul, S Dasappa, U Shrinivasa, H Sharan, R Buehler, P Hasler and H Kaufmann,
Journal Paper

"Gasifiers and combustors for biomass - technology and field studies", Energy for Sustainable Development; The Journal of the International Energy Initiative, vol. 1, No.3, 1994.

H S Mukunda, S Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan and U Shrinivasa
Journal Paper

"On the combustion of wood-char spheres in O2/N2 mixtures - Experiments and Analysis", proceedings of the Twenty-fifth International Symposium on Combustion, Irvine, California, USA, 1994. [PDF]

S Dasappa, H V Sridhar, P J Paul, H S Mukunda and U Shrinivasa
Journal Paper

"The Gasification of Wood Char Spheres in CO2 -- N2 mixtures -- Analysis and Experiments" Chem. Engg. Sci., vol.49, No. 2, pp. 222--232,1994.[PDF]

S Dasappa, P J Paul, H S Mukunda and U Shrinivasa
Journal Paper

"Studies on Stove For Powdery Biomass", International Journal on Energy Research, vol.17, 2,pp. 81-291 1993. [PDF]

H S Mukunda, S Dasappa, B.Swathi and U Shrinivasa,
Journal Paper

"Gasifier based power generation: Technology and Economics", Sadhana, Indian Academy of Sciences, Vol.18, Part 1, March 1993 [PDF]

B N Baliga , S Dasappa, H S Mukunda and U Shrinivasa
Journal Paper

" Wood Gasifier Based Rural Power Generation System :A case study", Pacific & Asian Journal of Energy 2, New series, 81 - 91,Vol. 2, No. 2, Dec 1992.

S N Srinivas, N H Ravindranath, S Dasappa, U Shrinivasa and H S Mukunda,
Journal Paper

" Five-kilowatt wood gasifier technology: Evolution and field experience'', Sadhana, Indian Academy of Sciences, Vol.14, Part 3, Dec. 1989. [PDF]

S. Dasappa, U. Shrinivasa, B.N. Baliga, H.S. Mukunda
Journal Paper

"Portable single-- pan wood stoves of high efficiency for domestic use ", Sadhana, Indian Academy of Sciences, Vol.13, Part.4, Dec. 1988. [PDF]

H.S. Mukunda, U. Shrinivasa and S. Dasappa
Journal Paper

`` Experience with gasifiers for 3.7 kW Engines '', AMBIO - The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Vol.14, 1985.[PDF]

S. Dasappa, Vikram Reddy, H.S. Mukunda and U. Shrinivasa
Journal Paper

Eco-Enterprises, Policies and Institutional Setup for RHEES.[PDF]

P.Balachandra,Sadhan Mahapatra,D C Baruah,H N Chanakya,S Dasappa
Conference Paper

Characterization of SiO2 supported Co catalysts synthesized by solution combustion, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis, Ashville, USA

Snehesh Shivananda Ail and S Dasappa
Conference Paper

Adaptation of MW level natural gas lean burn engine for producer gas operation – A grid connected power plant, Proceedings of the 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2014, 867-870.

S Dasappa, DN Subbu Krishna, Bikas Bose and Tauri H
Conference Paper

Experience of operating an open top biomass gasifier using a low density fuel – Coconut fronds, Proceedings of the 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2014, 614-617.

S. Dasappa, K C Suresh and D N Subbukrishna
Conference Paper

Sweetening of biogas in spray towers fro power generation, Proceedings of the 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2014, 554-557. 614-617.

S. Dasappa, D N Subbukrishna and NKS Rajan
Conference Paper

Biomass gasification to substitute fossil fuel in food industry, Proceedings of the 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2014, 1579-1563.

S. Dasappa, P. Prabhakar and D N Subbukrishna
Conference Paper

Experiments and CFD simulation of producer gas fuelled SI engine: Towards addressing high exhaust enthalpy and cooling loads, proceedings of the 23rdNational Conference on I. C. Engine and Combustion, 2013.

Anand M Shivapuji, Amit Kumar, Prakash E S and Dasappa S
Conference Paper

Knock and its prediction in producer gas fuelled SI engines proceedings of the International Conference on Polygeneration Strategies, pp 227 – 236, 2013. ISBN: 978-3-9502754-8-3.[PDF]

Anand M Shivapuji, S Dasappa
Conference Paper

Sensitivity analysis of mixture quality on combustion phasing and its impact on 0-D simulation of a producer gas fuelled multi-cylinder engine. Proceedings of the 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Combustion, pp 449 – 452, 2013.[PDF]

Shivapuji, A. M., and Dasappa, S.
Conference Paper

Small scale fixed bed gasification system for power generation, proceedings of the International Conference on Polygeneration Strategies, pp 286 – 291, 2013. ISBN: 978-3-9502754-8-3.

S Dasappa, D N Subbukrishna H V Gopinath, David Chiaramonti, Roberto Mussi, Andrea Maria Rizzo
Conference Paper

Small Scale gasification of Agricultural residues for power generation, presented at the 21st European Biomass Conference & Exhibition 2013, June 2013.

D. Chiaramonti, S. Dasappa, R. Mussi, A.M. Rizzo, R.Nistri, M.Buffi, M.Prussi, D N Subbukrishna, H V Gopinath
Conference Paper

Experimental Studies on Multi-Cylinder Natural Gas Engine Fueled with Producer Gas, Proceedings of the 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, 2011.[PDF]

Anand M Shivapuji and S Dasappa,
Conference Paper

Carbon-dioxide capture through biomass gasification, Proceedings of the 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, ISBN-10:88-89407-55-7; 1127-1133; June 2011.[PDF]

Sandeep K, Snehesh S and S Dasappa
Conference Paper

Off-grid biomass gasification based rural electrification in lieu of grid extension, Proceedings of the 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, Berlin, 2011.[PDF]

Sadhan Mahapatra and S. Dasappa
Conference Paper

“Agro residue mapping of India”, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2009, 375-382

G.S. Sheshagiri, N.K.S. Rajan, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul
Conference Paper

Treatment of Water used for Producer gas cooling and cleaning in IISc biomass gasification technology, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2009, 661-664.

D. N. Subbukrishna, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan, K.C. Suresh.
Conference Paper

Charcoal and power generation using biomass gasification, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2009, 814-816. Best Visual Presentation Award

D.N. Subbukrishna, S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, N.K.S. Rajan.
Conference Paper

Torrefaction of Bamboo, Proceedings of the 15th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2007, 532-535.[PDF]

G Sridhar, D N Subbukrishna, H V Sridhar, S Dasappa, PJ Paul and H S Mukunda
Conference Paper

On the operation of high pressure biomass gasifier with gas turbine, Proceedings of the 15th European Biomass conference and Exhibition, 2007, 964-967.[PDF]

H V Sridhar G Sridhar, S Dasappa, PJ Paul and H S Mukunda,
Conference Paper

Green Electricity – A case study of a Grid linked Independent Power Producer, Proceedings of the 15th European Biomass conference and Exhibition, 2007, 2256-2260.[PDF]

G Sridhar, S Dasappa, H V Sridhar PJ Paul and NKS Rajan,
Conference Paper

Precipitated silica from Rice husk ash by IPSIT process, Proceedings of the 15th European Biomass conference and Exhibition, 2007, 2091-2093.[PDF]

D N Subbukrishna, K C Suresh PJ Paul, S Dasappa, and NKS Rajan,
Conference Paper

Experience of using various biomass briquettes in IBG (IISc Bioresidue Gasifier), Proceedings of 14th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, 2005, 749-752. [PDF]

H V Sridhar, G Sridhar, S Dasappa, N K S Rajan and P J Paul,
Conference Paper

Adaptation and performance evaluation of stationary SI Engines for producer gas applications, Proceedings of the 19th National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, December, 2005, 485-489. This won the best paper award.

H V Sridhar, G Sridhar, S Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan and K Ramakrishnan
Conference Paper

Hydrogen Sulfide removal from biogas by ISET process, Proceedings of 14th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, 2005, 1596-1599.[PDF]

D N Subbukrishna, S Dasappa, P J Paul and NKS Rajan,
Conference Paper

Green Electricity from Biomass Fuelled Producer Gas Engine, Proceedings of 14th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, 2005, 1489-1492.[PDF]

G Sridhar, H V Sridhar, S Dasappa, P J Paul, D. Subbukrishna and N K S Rajan
Conference Paper

Gaseous Emissions Using Producer Gas Fuel in Reciprocating Engines, paper no. 2005-01-1732, Proceedings of SAE centenary conference (SP- 1978), Detroit 10-14 April 2005. [PDF]

G. Sridhar, S. Dasappa, H.V. Sridhar, P.J. Paul and N.K.S. Rajan,
Conference Paper

Experience on use of biomass gasifiers in crumb rubber industries, Proceedings of the National conference on advances in mechanical engineering held at Shimoga, Karnataka, 12-14 February 2004.

H. V. Sridhar, G. Sridhar, S. Dasappa., N. K. S. Rajan, P. J. Paul and H. S. Mukunda
Conference Paper

Field experience of IISc gasification systems, Proceeding of the seminar on biomass gasifiers, Rubber Board, Kottayam, 2003.

H. V. Sridhar, G. Sridhar, S. Dasappa., N. K. S. Rajan, P. J. Paul and H. S. Mukunda
Conference Paper

The technology and economics of biomass-based independent rural power producers using IISc- DASAG woody biomass gasifiers, presented at the International conference on Developments in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion, Banff, Canada, 1996.

H N Sharan, H S Mukunda, S Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan and U Shrinivasa,
Conference Paper

Recent progress in bioresidue gasification technologies, presented at the International conference on Biomass Energy Systems, Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi, 1996.

H S Mukunda, S Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan, G Sridhar and H V Sridhar,
Conference Paper

"Stand alone small power level system", presented at the Seventh Annual conference of India Nuclear Society on India's energy needs and option, BARC, Mumbai, April 1996.[PDF]

H S Mukunda, U Shrinivasa, P J Paul, S Dasappa and N K S Rajan,
Conference Paper

Biomass gasifiers : a boon to semi-arid agriculture, presented at the International conference on Biomass Energy Systems, Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi, 1996.

P Nanjundappa, H I Somashekar, H N Chanakya, S Dasappa, U Shrinivasa and H S Mukunda,
Conference Paper

"Biomass Gasification : Technology and field studies", Proceedings of one day workshop on Rural Energy Programme - Prospects and Problems, KSCST, IISc, 1995.

H S Mukunda, S Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan and U Shrinivasa,
Conference Paper

Experimental studies on the performance of Hamara ST-5 Stirling Engine and possibilities for performance improvement", proceedings of the Fourth National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Mysore , 1993.

G Sridhar, G A Rakesh, J Srinivasan, S Dasappa, P J Paul, and H S Mukunda
Conference Paper

"On the combustion of wood-char spheres in vitiated air -- Analysis and Experiments", proceedings of the Fourth National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Mysore , 1993 pages…. Best paper award.

H V Sridhar, S Dasappa, P J Paul, H S Mukunda and U Shrinivasa,
Conference Paper

"Development of powdery biomass gasifiers", presented at the Third National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Baroda, 1991.

H S Mukunda, U Shrinivasa, P J Paul, S Dasappa and A E Krishnakanth,
Conference Paper

Applications of Biomass Gasifiers for irrigation - A field study, Paper presented at the workshop on Water shed development and Bioenergy, Feb. 1994.

P. Nanjundappa, H. I. Somasekhar, H. N. Chanakya, S. Dasappa, U. Shrinivasa, and H. S. Mukunda
Conference Paper

“ Biomass Derived Energy Carriers as Fuels in Engines and Fuel cells, presented at the National Seminar on Biomass Based Decentralized Power Generation, Sponsored by MNES, DST and ONGC, Gujarat, 2005

PJ Paul, S. Dasappa, G Sridhar, H V Sridhar,
Conference Paper

“Biomass gasification fundamentals and technology”, at the National workshop on Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies organized by BNMIT and ASTRA, 2003

S Dasappa,
Conference Paper

Producer gas engines – proponent of clean energy technology, Proceedings of the 15th European Biomass conference and Exhibition, 2007, 976-980.

S Dasappa, G Sridhar, H V Sridhar, NKS Rajan, PJ Paul and A Upasani,
Conference Paper

Gasification technologies and by products, presented at a special workshop, on Small Scale Biomass Energy Program, organized by Biomasss One-stop Clearing House, Energy and Environment Foundation, Thailand, 2003.

S Dasappa,
Conference Paper

"Wood-char sphere conversion with H2O and its mixtures with CO2, O2 and N2 - Experiments and Modeling", Poster presentation at the Twenty-sixth International Symposium on Combustion, to held in Naples, 1996.

S Dasappa, H V Sridhar, P J Paul, H S Mukunda and U Shrinivasa,
Conference Paper

Invited talk on “Biomass gasification – a route for off grid power generation” the International Congress on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, ICORE 2005, Pune, 2005

S Dasappa,
Conference Paper

Invited talk on “Power generation using biomass gasification” proceedings of the International Congress on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, ICORE 2004, Bangalore, 2004.

S Dasappa,
Conference Paper

On the estimation of power from a diesel engine converted for gas operation – a simple analysis, Proceedings of the Seventeenth National Conference on I.C. Engines and Combustion, Suratkal, Dec. 18-20, 2001

S Dasappa,
Conference Paper

" Fluid Dynamic studies on Ejectors for Thermal Applications of Gasifiers", proceedings of the Fourth National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Mysore , 1993.

S Dasappa, P J Paul and H S Mukunda,
Conference Paper

" On the modelling of gasification of char spheres with CO2, CO and N2" , presented at the Third National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Baroda, 1991.

S Dasappa, P J Paul, Mukunda and U Shrinivasa,
Conference Paper

Gasification of agro residues for engine application, Proceeding of the Fourth International Conference Small Engines and their fuels, Thailand, 1993.

S Dasappa, P J Paul, H S Mukunda and U Shrinivasa,
Conference Paper

"Woody biomass gasification for thermal, mechanical and electrical applications", Proceedings of the First International workshop on Energy perspectives in plantation industry, Coonoor, 1993.

S Dasappa, P J Paul, N K S Rajan, H S Mukunda and U Shrinivasa,
Conference Paper

Power Generation from Wood, proceeding of Advances in Wood Science and Technology, a compulsory course for IFS officers, organized by Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore, 2004.

S Dasappa
Conference Paper

"A Gasifier Based Rural Power Generation System : Performance and Problems", presented at the Third National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification Technology, Baroda, 1991.

S N Srinivas, N H Ravindranath, S Dasappa, U Shrinivasa and H S Mukunda,
Conference Paper

"Combustion of cylinders and vertical plates of wood ", proc. of the IX National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion, Dehradun, November, 1985.

S. Dasappa and H.S. Mukunda,
Conference Paper

On the advances in thermo chemical conversion technology, Proceeding of the 2nd world conference on biomass for energy, industry and climate change, Rome, Italy, 10-14 May 2004.

S. Dasappa, G. Sridhar, H.V. Sridhar, P. J. Paul and H. S. Mukunda
Conference Paper

Biomass combustion device for puffed rice conversion. Proceedings of 14th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, 2005, 1600-1602.

S. Dasappa, H. V. Sridhar, C. S. Bhaskar Dixit and H. S. Mukunda,
Conference Paper

"Status of wood gasification at the IISc", presented at the International conference, Energy from biomass and wastes XII, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 1988.

S. Dasappa, H.S. Mukunda, B.N. Baliga and U. Shrinivasa
Conference Paper

Biomass gasification to replace oil in rubber, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2009, 2188-2191.

S. Dasappa, P J Paul, G. Amar Kumar,
Conference Paper

“High temperature application using biomass gasification”, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2009, 1010-1012.

S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, D.N. Subbukrishna.
Conference Paper

“Metallurgical application using biomass gasification”, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2009, 2026-2029.

S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, Prabhakar.
Conference Paper

“Preliminary investigation into naturally aspirated and turbo charged producer gas engines”, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2009, 811-813.

S. Dasappa, P.J. Paul, V. Chinchankar, M. Kulkarni.
Conference Paper

Status, potential and challenges of promoting biomass gasification technologies for industrial applications in Africa. The First High-level Biofuels Seminar in Africa publication of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Vol. 9, NO. 1, 2007.

S. Dasappa
Conference Paper

" Improvements on 3.7 kW IISc Gasifier ", First National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass gasification technology, IIT Bombay, 1989. Best paper award.

S. Dasappa, V. Ramesh and Vikram Krishnan
Conference Paper

" Wood gasifiers " proc. of the Second USAID/GOI workshop on Alternative Energy Resources and Development, New Delhi, February 1985.

S. Dasappa, Vikram Reddy, H.S. Mukunda and U. Shrinivasa
Conference Paper

" Wood gasifiers for engines less than 7.5 kW " presented at the 7th Miami International Conference on Alternate Energy Sources, Miami, December 1985, published in Alternative Energy Sources VII Vol.4 Bioconversion/Hydrogen, Hemisphere publishing Corporation, New York,1987.

S. Dasappa, Vikram Reddy, H.S. Mukunda and U. Shrinivasa,
Conference Paper

Hydrogen production through Biomass gasification, proceedings of the World Hydrogen Technologies Convention (WHTC), 2009.

Sandeep K and S Dasappa,
Conference Paper

``Utilisation of powdered biomass'', Idea paper submitted to Department of Non--Conventional Energy Sources, New Delhi, 1987.

U Shrinvasa, H S Mukunda, S Dasappa and Svati Bhogle
Conference Paper

"Development of 100 kW gasifier for Electricity generation " First National meet on Recent Advances in Biomass gasification technology, IIT Bombay, 1989.

U. Shrinivasa, S. Dasappa, B.N. Baliga, V. Ramesh and H.S. Mukunda
Conference Paper

Performance Evaluation Tool for Simulating Gas Engines – A GUI Package; presented at the First International Bioenergy (Shanghai) Exhibition and Asian Bioenergy Conference 2015

Anand M Shivapuji and S Dasappa
Poster

Is Thermo-Chemical conversion process of biomass- A route for fuel cell application? 24th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition Amsterdam

Anand M Shivapuji and S Dasappa
Poster

Producer gas fuelled operation of a solid oxide fuel cell- Numerical investigation.24th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition Amsterdam

S Dasappa,Anand M Shivapuji and A kumar
Poster

Well to wheel- A case study of usage of Beema bamboo as a sustainable energy source. 24th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition Amsterdam

S Dasappa and Bharti
Poster

Present Students

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    Ravi Kumar D

    Ph.D(Experiment & modelling of hydrolysis process for multi fuels, Co-supervisor H.N.Chanakya)

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    Arvind Gupta

    Ph.D(Investigation into high purity H2 using thermochemical process)

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    Rohit Baruah

    MSc(Themochemical conversion of waste -experimental analysis, Co-supervisor H.N.Chanakya)

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    Anand Vasappanavara

    Ph.D(Experiment & modelling of PEM fuel cells, Co-supervisor Dr. Raja(TML))

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    Suresh N

    Ph.D(Modelling of renewable energy technologies for hybridization, Co-supervisor Dr. Anshu Bharadwaj(CSTEP))

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    Sadhan Mahapatra

    Ph.D (Experiments and Analysis of open top gasification reactor)

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    Snehesh Shivananda Ail

    Ph.D (Development of highly active catalysts for BTL applications)

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    Dr. Anand M Shivapuji

    Ph.D(Experimental and modelling studies of producer gas based turbocharged spark ignited IC engine)

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    Sandeep Kumar

    Ph.D (Hydrogen from Biomass gasification: Experiments and modelling)

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    Dr.Monikankana Sharma

    UGC Post Doctoral fellow

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    Sumit Saha

    Project Assistant

  • PhD Thesis

    Sadhan Mahapatra: Experiments and Analysis on Wood Gasification in an Open Top Downdraft Gasifier [PDF]

    Snehesh Shivananda Ail: Combustion synthesized cobalt catalysts for liquid fuel generation via Fischer Tropsch Reaction [PDF]

    Anand M Shivapuji: In-cylinder experimental and modeling studies on producer gas fuelled operation of spark ignited gas engines [PDF]

  • MSc Thesis