Department of Chemical Engineering

Research areas

Process Systems Engineering: Process Simulation, Optimization, Process Integration and Scheduling, Energy Conservation and Optimal Resource Management, Artificial Intelligence and Mathematical Modelling, Multi­scale Modelling, Systems Identification and Process Safety Analysis, Nonlinear control, fault diagnosis.

Biotechnology & Bio­Systems Engineering: Biosystems Engineering, Metabolic & Genetic Engineering, Bio­separations, Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, Drug Discovery, Enzymology, Bioprocess Development, and Food Engineering.

Materials Engineering: Polymer materials, Polymer Reaction Engineering, Polymer Processing, Polymer Physics, Polyurethane, Rubber, Polymer Rheoloyg, Ceramics, Polymers, Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Microscopy, Nano­composites, Statistical Thermodynamics, and Supercritical Fluids.

Catalysis & Reaction Engineering: Catalysis, Multiphase Reactions, Bio­reaction Engineering and Reactor Modelling, Process intensification & reactive distillation.

Transport, Colloids & Interface Science: Fluidization, Granular flows, Powder Mixing, Membrane Separations, Rheology of Complex Fluids, Colloids, Sol­gels, Emulsions & Foams, Paints and Coatings, Microstructural Engineering, Aerosols, Electro­hydrodynamics, Fluid Mechanics & Stability, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat & Mass transfer, Flow through porous media, and Microfluidics.

Energy and Environment: Climate change, Coal Gasification, Energy Integration, Green Engineering, Renewable Resources, Waste Management, Pollution Control, Air Pollution Prediction & Control and Vermiculture.