Faculty @ Chemical Engineering

Prof. P. K. Raina (Head of the Department)
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
Research Interests: Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics


Prof. R.P. Chhabra (Mentor)
Department of Chemical Engineering
PhD (Monash University, Australia)
Research Interests: Hydrodynamics of non-Newtonian fluid-particle systems including bubbles, drops, particles and fluidization, Multiphase (Gas/Liquid) flow in pipes and in packed beds, Interaction between nonlinear properties of fluids and shapes of particles, Modeling of non-Newtonian fluid flow in fibrous media



Dr. Tarak Mondal
Department of Chemical Engineering
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi)
Research Interests: Catalysis (Heterogeneous), Reaction Kinetics and Modelling, Hydrogen Production, Biomass Conversion Processes, Renewable Energy



Dr. Swati A Patel
Department of Chemical Engineering
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
Research Interests: Complex Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Transport Phenomena



Dr. Vishwajeet Mehandia
Department of Chemical Engineering
PhD (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
Research Interests: Complex fluids (Active suspensions), Dynamics of Granular Materials, Biophysics (Active cellular processes, Physics of Tissue morphology)


Dr. Manoranjan Mishra
Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Mathematics
PhD (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
Research Interests: Fluid dynamics, Scientific computing

Dr. Neelkanth Nirmalkar (DST-INSPIRE Fellow)
Department of Chemical Engineering
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur)
Research Interests: Stability and dynamics of bulk nanobubbles, Rheology of nanosuspension, ultrasound cavitation, Heat transfer in nanofluids, Heat and mass transfer in Non-Newtonian fluids, Motion of Bubbles/Drops in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Buoyancy Driven Flow, Numerical modelling of ablation heat transfer in composite materials. phase change heat transfer in non-Newtonian fluids.