Prof. Ramagopal V. S. Uppaluri


Key Research Areas :Process Engineering – Solar pumps Process-product engineering – Refractance Window drying, Ultrasound-assisted extraction, Chitosan derivatives, Bio-fertilizer, Value-added and Low-cost food and functional food products, Adsorptive wastewater treatment; Product Design – Ayurvedic and Horticultural products, Amine impregnated zeolites, Bi-metallic catalysts, Waste to value products; Computational – Machine learning based solid waste management; Indian knowledge systems – Holistic Medicine, Vedanta and Science, Consciousness studies

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Dr. Ramagopal V. S. Uppaluri
Professor (Equivalent to Higher Academic Grade)
Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati
Guwahati, Assam, India – 781039
Ph:   +913612582260
Fax: +91361258 2291
Mobile: +919957561840

Affiliation at IITG

1. Department of Chemical Engineering
2. School of Agro and Rural Technology
3. Center for the Environment
4. Center for Indian Knowledge Systems
5. Center for Sustainable Water Research


Administrative Experience
  • Academic Co-ordinator at IIT Guwahati for the International Joint Masters Degree in Food Science and Technology along with Gifu University, Japan (01 May 2016  to 19th Feb 2020)
  • Professor in charge, Green Office, IIT Guwahati (30 Nov 2013  to 28th Aug 2019)
  • Member, Student Disciplinary Committee, IIT Guwahati (15th Nov. 2010 - 24th July 2012)
  • Vice Chairman, GATE & JAM 2008 (May 2007 - June 2008)
  • Chairman, Technical Board, IIT Guwahati (1st April 2006 - 15th Sep 2008)
  • Convenor, Faculty Forum, IIT Guwahati (7th July 2006 -1st April 2007)
  • Joint co-coordinator, IIT Guwahati Website, (1st October 2005 -December 2006)
Extra-curricular Activities
  • Honorary Director (Distance Education), Bhaktivedanta Institute, Kolkata (1st Jan 2015 onwards).
Short-term Courses & Workshops
  • Technical Writing, IIT Guwahati (2014)
  • Advanced Chemical Process Design, IIT Guwahati (2013)
  • MATLAB Workshop, IIT Guwahati (2007)
  • Advanced Chemical Process Design, IIT Guwahati (2005)
  • Advanced Reactor Simulation, Optimization and Control, IIT Guwahati (2005)
  • Co-ordinator, International Joint Webinar on Recent Advances in Translational Research in Food Scinece and Technology along with Gifu University, Japan (16th Oct 2020)
  • Co-ordinator & instructor, KIC-TEQIP workshop on Technical Wrtiting, Center for Educational Technology, (CET), IIT Guwahati (6-7 Dec 2014)
  • Convenor, Indo-Japan Bilateral Symposium on Future Perspective of Bio-resource Utilization in North-east India (IJBS' 17)(01-01 Feb 2018)
  • CD cell workshop on Engineering Optimization using MATLAB and EXCEL, IIT Guwahati (2012)