Department of Chemical Engineering
The Department of Chemical Engineering has been introduced by IIT Ropar from the academic year 2017-18. The newly established department is presently offering UG (B. Tech) and PG (Ph. D) programs. The department has dedicated faculty members in all the major areas of chemical engineering such as Fluid Mechanics, Transport Phenomena, Thermodynamics, Catalysis, and Chemical Reaction Engineering. The department is actively engaged in cutting-edge research in emerging areas like Complex Fluid Mechanics, Transport Phenomena, Thermodynamics, Scientific Computing, Dynamics of Granular Materials, Catalysis, Reaction Kinetics and Modelling, Biomass Conversion Processes, Renewable Energy, and Biophysics. Currently, the department is functioned by five active faculty members, including three assistant professor, one associate professor, and one inspired fellow. In addition to the conventional core courses, the department will offer state-of-the-art courses such as Computational Fluid Dynamics, Engineering Application of Rheology, Heterogeneous Catalysis and Chemical Reactor Design etc. The upcoming Ph.D programme will thrust on the traditional chemical engineering aspects. However, the major focus areas of the department are going to be in Bio/Micro/Nano technologies of: a) Agro and Food Technologies, b) Energy and Environment Engineering, and c) Soil Restoration Methods.