Jayesh Bellare

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Full Name: Jayesh Bellare
Room No: 131, Chemical Engineering
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  • B.Tech., Chemical Engg., I.I.T. Bombay, 1982
  • Ph.D. Chemical Engg., U. Minnesota, Minneapolis, U.S.A., 1988
  • PostDoc, Materials Science, M.I.T., Cambridge, U.S.A., 1990

Awards & Fellowships

  • Elected Fellow of Electron Microscopy Society of India, 2010
  • Elected Fellow of National Academy of Sciences India, 2010
  • Elected Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2010
  • ICI Award for Excellence in Process/Product Development, Ind. Inst. of Chem. Engineers, 1996.
  • Best Microscopist from Developing Countries Award, Microscopy Society of America, 1993
  • Presidential Award, Electron Microscopy Society of America, 1986
  • Kazato Grant, International Congress on Electron Microscopy, 1986
  • NRDC Invention Intelligence/National R&D Council Prize for Automatic R.I. sensor, 1983


A list of publications is available in this link.

R&D Areas/Projects

  • Liposome and vesicle microreactorsLiposome and vesicle microreactors, their microstructure, deformability under shear, and reactions in them to produce ultrafine particles.
  • Electron Microscopy of Complex FluidsElectron Microscopy of Complex Fluids, including development of new microscopy techniques. Morphology of soft solids and complex liquids.
  • Membrane TechnologyMembrane Technology, including composite, supported, asymmetric, hollow-fiber, and ceramic membranes; their preparation, industrial manufacture and characterization.
  • Artificial organsBlood oxygenerators, dialysers; new designs and industrial prduction
  • Ceramic materialsTheir precursors, powders and membranes; microstructure development; optical properties; bioglasses.
  • Micro-chemical engineeringspecialized instrumentation, process miniaturization and intensification. Excellent facility set up for cryo-scanning electron microscopy and sample preparation of soft solids and complex liquids; and for Thermal conductivity of fluids: applied to vegetable oils, suspensions and soft solids.
  • Industry interactionRetainer consultant to several companies. Over 15 projects in these areas. Several products / processes are commercialized. Over 12 Patents.


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