Endowed with a rare blend of computational and experimental expertise in many areas of chemical engineering, my objective is to accomplish balanced engineering professionalism driven with innovation, practicality, prosperity and harmony.
I. Education:
Ph.D. (Process Integration), University of Manchester, England (2002)
M.Tech. (Chemical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (1999)
B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering), Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam (1997)
II. Professional Experience:
Professor, IIT Guwahati, India (5th Jan 2013 onwards)
Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati, India (4th Nov 2008 to 4th Jan 2013)
Assistant Professor, IIT Guwahati, India (August 2004 to Oct 2008)
Research Fellow, Robert Gordon University, Scotland (July 2002 to July 2004)
IIIAreas of Research
Experimental Computational
  • Mass transfer coupled electroless plating
  • Metal composite membrane fabrication
  • Low cost ceramic membranes
  • Polymer-Natural fiber composites
  • Surfactant Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Micro and Ultra-filtration of Fruit Juice
  • Adsorption based Noble Metal Recovery and Reuse
  • Food Product Design and Development
  • Food Processing and Packaging
  • Simulation of Chemical Processes
  • Evolutionary optimization
  • Hybrid optimization
  • Techno-economic analysis
  • Process Design and Integration