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Research Laboratories

The department is organised into small research groups and laboratories. The following are the major such subdivisions. Please consult the links to know more about the people in each lab and the facilities and chemicals available in each of them.

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Research and Development Projects

The following is a list of selected sponsored R&D projects taken up in the department. The trend of number of ongoing projects is shown elsewhere.
PeriodTitlePrincipal Investigators
Mar 2011 - Mar 2014Prediction of thermodynamic properties for industrially important polymerization systems using molecular simulation
Mar 2011 - May 2014Process Improvements and Technology Dissemination in Jaggery Making.
Jan 2011 - Jan 2014Transport Properties in Nanofluids
Jan 2011 - May 2014FLEXIBLE CARBONACEOUS HYBRID MEMBRANES FOR SEPARATION APPLICATION
Oct 2010 - Nov 2013JC BOSE FELLOWSHIP
Aug 2010 - Aug 2013Grid-enabled aerosol modeling system for climate change studies.
Aug 2010 - Aug 2013CSIR Junior Research Fellowship in r/o Ms. Amrita singh (Roll No. 08530020)
Jul 2010 - Jul 2013Solar Bio-fuel and Carbon Sequestration with Cyanobacteria : Role of Genetic Networks.
Jul 2010 - May 2013Development of Biotransformation process for synthesis of Chirally pure compounds
Jul 2010 - May 2013Electric Field Induced Vesicle and Drop Deformation.
Jul 2010 - Jun 2013SERC School on Electrochemical Systems
Jul 2010 - Jun 2013DST Screening Committee Meeting for Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist-Engineering Sciences on 6th July' 2010 at IIT Bombay
Jul 2010 - Jun 2013DST / Characterization of Chemotaxis in Escherichia coli to controlled gradients of ligands in the presence of oxygen
Jul 2010 - May 2013Multifunctional nanoparticle probes for in vivo cancer stem cell imaging and targeted treatment
Jun 2010 - Jul 2013Chemical Engg. Lab I
Jun 2010 - May 2013Discipline wise co-ordination
Jun 2010 - Jul 2013Electronics design using DSP, FPGA, CPLD and Micro controllers through simulation and direct access of the hardware
Apr 2010 - May 2013Research and Development support SERC (FIST) Programme.... Chemical Engg.Dept.
Apr 2010 - Apr 2013DBT-BINC Junior Research Fellowship of Mr. Danish Menon.
Apr 2010 - Apr 2013SERC Scheme for the Introduction to Immunology for Physical Scientist & Engineers is schedule to be held in May 2010.

Accommodation near IITB

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Faculty Positions

The department is looking for qualified candidates. Please contact the Head of the Department for further details. Email Contact Form to contact the Head.

Facilities

The department hosts several experimental and computational facilities. These are classified according to their physical location and the broad category of use. Please select from the options below (choose ALL for no specific value) to view the list of your interest.

Laboratory NameInstrument Class
Facility Namesort iconInstrument ClassLab Name
BenchTop 3star conductivity/Resistivity/TDS/Salinity/Temperature Meter
Composition Analysis
Sample Preparation
Automation Lab
Advanced inverted fluorescent Microscope: Nikon Eclipse TE 2000-S
Microscopy
Biomolecular Engineering
Air-jet atomizer Model 3076, TSI
Sample Preparation
Particle and Aerosol Research Lab (PARL)
Argon Ion Laser System
Microscopy
Rheology
Fluid Mechanics Lab
Atomic force microscope system(Easyscan 2 STM version 1.5)
Microscopy
Size Analysis
Silicate Engg
Autotitrator
Biotechnology
Sample Preparation
Automation Lab
Barometer
Rheology
Automation Lab
Bench-top pH meter
Biotechnology
Sample Preparation
Protein Engineering Lab
BIO- REACTOR, Bio engineering Company Switzerland
Biotechnology
Reactions
Protein Engineering Lab
Biosaftey cabinet
Biotechnology
Sample Preparation
Biosystem Engineering
Bipotentiostat
Reactions
Organic Processes Lab
Calorimeter
Reactions
Reaction Engineering
Carbon dioxide incubator
Biotechnology
Sample Preparation
Biomolecular Engineering
Cascade Impactor, MOUDI, Model no.110
Sample Preparation
Particle and Aerosol Research Lab (PARL)
COMSOL Multiphysics 3.5 software (formerly FEMLAB)
Molecular Modelling (Software)
Process Design (Software)
Transport Modelling (Software)
Organic Processes Lab
Condensation Particle Counter, Model 3775, TSI
Size Analysis
Particle and Aerosol Research Lab (PARL)
Constant Temperature Circulator- JULABO
Reactions
SoFT (Soft Fluids Technology) Laboratory
CSTR Setup
Reactions
Automation Lab
Cyclone Separator
Size Analysis
Particle and Aerosol Research Lab (PARL)
Deep Freezer
Biotechnology
Sample Preparation
Protein Engineering Lab

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Research Areas

The department is involved in a variety of frontier and traditional areas in chemical engineering research, under the broad areas of: The following is a rough classification of the research undertaken under these, and the names of faculty members involved. Please consult the faculty links for further details.
A separate list of research areas ordered by faculty is also available here.