SCHEMCON, is Student's Chemical Engineering Congress, is an annual event organized by the Students' Chapter of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) under one of its Regional Centers. It provides a platform for the Chemical Engineering Students to interact, learn and gain exposure to the expanding arena of Chemical Engineering. SCHEMCON-2018 is the 14th Annual Session of this mega event being organized jointly by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and the Mumbai Regional Centre, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. The theme of the SCHEMCON 2018 will be Green and Sustainable Chemical Engineering. Being organized in one of most premier institutes in Chemical Engineering, SCHEMCON will be unique in its scope and ideas, considering the participation of stalwarts and leaders from industry and academia, representatives of industries and the brightest students from across a plethora of disciplines. The event is expected to bring together about 800 students all over India and network them with key leaders both from industry and academia.

Call for paper

Author guidelines

The first author (the name appearing first in abstract/full paper) and the presenting author should be an undergraduate (BE/B.Tech/Dual Degree), student. The other authors can be UG, PG or PhD student as well as faculty. However, all the participants who are willing to attend the conference need to register before the deadline mentioned. There are no limitations on the number of author per paper. Certificates will be presented to each participant attending and registering for the conference.

Please note that for M. P. Chary award, the first author/presenting author should be a young chemical engineer below 35 years of age, doing PhD or completed PhD on or after July 2017. The paper should include the name of the supervisor/mentor of the presenting student. The doctoral student needs to send an extended abstract of 2-page length (it should contain a title, authors name and affiliation, phone number and email ID of the corresponding author and key highlights of the work along with the maximum of one illustration). Interested participants (Ph.D. holders or Students who have completed three years of doctoral work) should send in two page abstracts to the organizing secretary.

Topics of submission

All abstracts must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following research areas are welcome for submission:

Technical Sessions

  • Advanced Separation Techniques.
  • Biochemical Engineering.
  • Process Intensification.
  • Fossil Fuel.
  • Nuclear and Alternate Energy.
  • Novel Reactors and operating strategies.
  • Green Chemistry and Engineering.
  • Food Security.
  • Water Treatment.
  • Reuse and Recycle.
  • Healthcare Technology.
  • Nanomaterials.
  • Process Development.
  • Process Engineering and Control.
  • Borderless Chemical Engineering.
  • Fluid Mechanics and CFD.
  • Intellectual Property Rights.
  • Artificial intelligence and Industrial Internet of Things.


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Important dates

  • Conference Dates

    26 Oct.



    27 Oct.


  • 15 Aug.


    Abstract submission deadline

  • 15 Aug.


    Draft paper submission deadline

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