Prof. Sanjay M Mahajani

Sanjay M Mahajani

101, Reaction Engineering Lab, Ground Floor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay


Full Name
Dr. Sanjay M Mahajani

Academic career:

B. Chem Engg, UDCT, Mumbai (now ICT) 1989

M. Tech. in Chem. Engg., IIT Bombay, 1992

Ph. D. (Tech) UDCT, Mumbai (now ICT), 1996


Professional career:

  • Trainee Chemical Engineer: Indian Organic Chemicals, Khopoli. 1989-1990
  • Scientist B: Process Engineering Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 1992-1993
  • Research Fellow A Chemical Engg, Monash University, Australia, 1996-2000
  • Assistant Professor, Chemical Engg., IIT Bombay, 2000-2004
  • Associate Professor, Chemical Engg., IIT Bombay, 2004-2008
  • Professor-in-Charge Tata Centre for Technology and Design, IIT Bombay, 2014- 2019
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering, 2008-till date



  • Amar Dye Chem Award for excellence in research (below 35 years), 2002
  • AICTE young Engineer award, 2002
  • Manudhane applied research award, IIT Bombay 2006
  • Manudhane best undergraduate teacher award, IIT Bombay 2007
  • Excellence in Teaching, IIT Bombay, 2008
  • P. K. Patwardhan Award for Applied Research, IIT Bombay, 2014
  • S. P. Sukhatme Award for Excellence in Teaching, IIT Bombay, 2016


Other professional Activities

  • Reviewer: Ind Eng. Chem. Res., Chem. Engg. Sci.
  • Member, Catalysis Society of India, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Professor-in-Charge, Tata Centre of Technology and Design
  • Faculty co-ordinator, Undergraduate laboratory up-gradation, Chem Engg., IITB
  • Organizer, CFD symposium, Energy Options for India, NRK Chem Engg. Quiz, Digitalization in Chemical Industry



  • Book: 01; Book chapters: 06                                                                        
  • International Publications: 149; Conference papers: 92
  • Patents: 10 (granted + applied)

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