Dr. Gourisankar Sandaka

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Technische Chemie (ITC)
    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
    76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Department Technical Mineralogy

Scientist in the working group Resource Efficient Processes

Main areas of work:

Modeling and simulation of high-temperature processes (limestone calcination, belitze cement production)


2021 Scientist in the working group Resource Efficient Processes at ITC, KIT
2018 - 2020 Itron GmbH, Karlsruhe
2016 - 2018 Postdoc, Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg
2009 - 2016 PhD (Limestone decomposition process), Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg
2004 - 2006 M.Tech Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

International Conferences and Publications:

  • Journal Article Sandaka, G.; Specht, E. Influence of material properties on the decomposition time of limestone under shaft kiln conditions. Int. Journal of Cement Lime Gypsum 3 (2018)
  • Journal Article Sandaka, G.; Al-Karawi, J.; Specht, E.; Silva, M.: Thermophysical properties of lime as a function of origin (Part 4): Conductivity: Int. Journal of Cement Lime Gypsum 3 (2017), 36-41
  • “Thermogravimetric Determination of Thermal Conductivity of Lumpy Limestones” in “13th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, July 2017, Portoroz, Slovenia
  • “Modeling and Experiments of Lime calcination” in “ECCOMAS Special Interest Conference, Numerical Heat Transfer 2012, September 2012, Gliwice–Wroclaw, Poland
  • “Finite Element Analysis of Reaction Front Tracking in Lime Calcination” in “ASME 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference (AJTEC2011), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
  • Journal Article Kannan, A.; Sandaka, G. Heat transfer Analysis of Canned food sterilization in a still retort. Details: Journal of Food Engineering, Volume 88, Issue 2, September 2008, Pages 213-228
  • “Heat transfer analysis in canned food sterilization” in “ANSYS India Conference 2005, held in November 2005 at IISc Bangalore, India