Vinay A Juvekar

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Full Name: Vinay A Juvekar
Room No: 0, New PG Lab Annex
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  • B.Chem. Engg., Bombay University, Bombay, 1970
  • Ph.D. (Tech.), Bombay University, Bombay, 1976


A list of publications is available in this link.

R&D Areas/Projects

  • AdsorptionWork in collaboration with M/s Unilever Industries Ltd. on development of mathematical model for dynamics of adsorption of polymer at solid-liquid interface,adsorption of nonionic polymers and polyelectrolytes, use of micro calorimetry for characterization of adsorption
  • Ion-exchangeStudy of dynamics of ion-exchange in resins with a view to understand the interplay of pore diffusion, electrical field at the charged pore surface and adsorption/disorption of ions
  • Interfacial engineeringStudying various aspects of liquid-liquid interfaces. These include coalescence, interfacial reactions and microemulsion. One of the important reaction under study is aromatic nitration.
  • Heterogeneous reaction engineeringStudies include reactive distillation, Friedel-Crafts alkylation and transalkylation, phase transfer catalysis, ion-exchange catalysis, liquid emulsion membranes etc.
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