1. Name : Kartic Chandra Khilar
2. Personal Data :
Date of Birth : February 27, 1951
Wife’s name : Jaya Khilar
Children : Kunal, 20 yr. and Mrinal, 17 yr.
3. Present Position :
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Head, Center for Research in Nano Technology and Science
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Powai, Mumbai-400 076, INDIA
Email : email@example.com
Telephone : 91- 22-2576-7650 (work)
Fax : 91-22-2572-3480 / 2572-6895 (work)
4. Academic Qualification :
Degree in Chemical Institution Year CPI Engineering Studied Received (Rank)
Ph.D. University of Michigan 1981 -
M.S. Drexel University 1977 4.00/4.00
B.Tech. (Hons.) I.I.T. Kharagpur 1975 3.78/4.00
Executive Development Kellogg School of Management, Oct. 10-29, 2004
5. Date of Appointments to Various Academic Positions :
Lecturer : May, 1982
Assistant Professor : December, 1983
Professor : November, 1990
6. Broad Areas of Research Interest :
Colloidal and Interfacial Engineering: Foams, Gels, Detergency, Liquid Composites.
Nano Technology: Nanoparticles, Liquid Nanocomposites
Porous Media : Fines Migration in Porous Media, Contaminant Transport in Porous Media.
7. Professional Experience :
7.1 Teaching :
Teaching at I.I.T. Bombay : May 1982 – present
Teaching at the University of Michigan : August 1992 - June 1993
Teaching at NUS, Singapore : July to Nov. 2001
Teaching at University of Michigan : Sept. to Dec. 2006
Fluid Mechanics, Solid-Fluid Operations, Transport Phenomena, Multiphase Flow Systems, Mass Transfer Operations, Heat Transfer Operation, Colloidal and Interfacial Engineering, Transport and Interfacial Phenomena in Porous Media, Some Lectures on Problem Solving and Critical Thinking.
New Courses Developed at I.I.T.Bombay :
Colloidal and Interfacial Engineering
Transport and Interfacial Phenomena in Porous Media
Lecture Notes Prepared
Elements of Solid-Fluid Operations in Chemical Engineering
Elements of Colloid and Interface Sciences for Engineers
Indian Oil Corporation
Research work at I.I.T. Bombay : 1982 – present
Research work at Univ. of Michigan : Sept. – Dec., 2006
Aug., 1992 – June, 1993
June - Aug., 1988
June - Aug., 1985
June - Sept., 1984
Research work at NUS Aug. –Dec., 2001
Research work at Drexel University : 1975 – 1977
Worked and currently working with my students on a number of sponsored research projects in the areas of drilling fluids, foams, fines migrationin in porous media, encapsulation of agrochemicals, nanoparticles preparation in surfactant aggregates, textile finish characterizations, and fundamentals of detergency, Metal foams, Ultra –Hydrophobic surface coating, Nano Titanium Dioxide particles
7.5 Major Institute Services at I.I.T. Bombay
Convener, Institute Library Committee, 2002-2003
Professor-in Charge, Continuing Education Program (CEP), 2000- 2001
Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, 1996-1999
Convener, Scholarship Committee, 1996
Chairman, Undergraduate Admission Committee (JEE), 1995
Indian Society of Surface Science and Technology, Vice President, 1998-2001
9. Academic and Professional Recognitions and Committee Participation
Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering, (Elected, 2004)
Member of Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 2005-
Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Surface Science and Technology, 2002-
Visiting Professor, University of Michigan, Sept. to Dec. 2006.
Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore, June to Dec. 2001.
Visiting Professor, University of Michigan, June, 1992 to May, 1993.
Member, Sectoral Committee of NBA for UG/PG Programs in Engineering and Technology, AICTE, 2006-
Member, Expert Committee on Nanotechnology-Agriculture, DBT, 2006-
Member, APEX Committee on Bioprocesses and Bioproducts, TIFAC, 2007-
Chairman, Advisory and Monitoring Committee on Composite Application Laboratory at IIT Kharagpur, 2005-
Shri G M Abhayankar Distinguished Fellow, UICT, Mumbai, 2004-2005
Best Faculty Trophy presented by 1985 and 1994 graduating batches.
Favourite Teacher Citation by 1997 graduating batch.
Member, Program Advisory Committee on Chemical Engineering, DST, 1998 -01.
Vice President, Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, 2000-2002.
Organizing Chairman, XI National Conference on Surfactants, Emulsions, and Biocolloids, Dec. 11-13 held at UICT, Mumbai, 2003.
Chairman, Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, Western India Chapter, ISSST WIC, 2003.
Convener of Fourth National Conference on “Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids” held at I.I.T.Bombay during Dec. 11-13, 1989.
Member, Technical Service Committee, Chemcon, 1993.
Reviewer of manuscripts for Journals in Chemical Engineering and Colloid and Interface Science.
Reviewer of Ph.D. Theses.
Presented several invited lectures in Universities, R&D Laboratories and Industries.
Served as a Selection Committee Member for Faculty Positions in IITs and other Engineering Colleges.
10. Doctoral Theses (Guide/Co-Guide)
S. Sahu “ Formation of Metal foams” (in Progress)
Guru Datta “ Moisture Management in Textile Fibers” (in Progress)
Sonia Tikku Raj “ Nanocomposites based Metal Clusters” (in Progress)
Rajkiran Tiwari, “ Polymer-Clay Nanocomposites” (Expected, 2007)
Ranjan Banerjee, “ Studies on Phenyl Formaldehyde Gel” ( submitted, 2006)
Sasank Raha, “ Filtration of Colloidal Suspensions : Modeling, Measurements and analysis” (submitted, 2006).
Garud Hota, “ Studies on the preparation of Core-Shell/Composite Nanoparticles using W/O Microemulsions” (2004).
Santanu Paria, “ Studies on Surfactant Adsorption at the Cellulose-Water Interface” (2003).
Tushar K. Sen, “Studies on Colloid Fines-Associated Contaminant Transport in Porous Media” (2001).
Rahul Bagwe, “Studies on the Effects of Intermicellar Exchange on the formation of Silver and Silver Chloride Nanoparticles in Water-in-Oil Microemulsions” (1999).
Mrs. Sadhana Mohan, “Hydrodynamics of Jet-Loop Reactors” (1999).
S.K.Yadav, “Studies on Microencapsulation in Polyurea Shell by Interfacial Polycondensation” (1996).
K.Raveendran, “Studies on Influence of Biomass Composition on Pyrolysis” (1996).
R.V.Marathe, “Applications of Potential Flow Theory to Problems in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering” (1996).
M.S.Pradhan, “Aqueous Foam Generation in Packed Bed and Stability of Aqueous Foams Generated at High Temperature and Pressures” (1994).
V.Natarajan, “Studies on Interfacial Shear Stress in Stratified and Annular Flow in Horizontal Pipes” (1989).
D.S.H.R. Sarma, “Stability and Tube Flow of Aqueous Foams with and without Additives” (1989).
“Migration of Fines in Porous Media” (Theory and Applications of Transport in Porous Media Series), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, (1998) (with H.S.Fogler).
“Chracterization of Nanosized CdS-Ag2S Core-Shell Nanoparticles using XPS technique” Colloid and Surfaces A- Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 293 p. 5-12, (2007) (with G. hota and S.B. Idage)
“Field Application of Phenol Formaldehyde Gel in Oil Reservoir Matrix for Water shut-Off Purposes” Oil Gas-European Magazine, 32(4), p. 184-186 (2006) (with R. Banerjee, B. Ghosh, F. Boukadi and A. Bemani)
“Phenyl Formaldehyde Gel Formation at High Temperature: Studies on PH Effects” Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 84(3), P. 328-337, (2006) (ith R. Banerjee and K. Patil)
“A Mean Phi Model for Pressure filtration of Fine and Colloidal Suspensions” Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 84(1), p. 83-93 (2006). (with S. Raha, Pradip and P.C. Kapur)
“Review on Subsurface Colloid and Colloid Associated Contaminant Transport in Saturated Porous Media” Advances in Colloids and Interfaces Science, vol. 119, p. 71-96, (2006) (with T. Sen)
“Effects of Intermicellar Exchange Rate on the Formation of Nanoparticles in Water-in-Oil Micremulsion” Annals of the Ind. Nat. Acad. Engg. Vol. II, Dec. , 2005.
“Pareto Profile Benchmark for Kinetics of Filtration and Extent of Dewatering of Fine and Colloidal Suspensions” Ind. & Engg. Chem. Res. vol. 44 (24), p. 9364-9368, (2005) (with S. Raha, Pradip and P.C. Kapur)
“Kinetics of Basic Hydrolysis of Tris (1, 10 – Phenanthroline) Iron (11) in Triton X 100/Hexanol/Water Reverse Micelles in Cyclohexane” Colloid and Surfaces A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vol. 268, p. 73-77, (2005) (with D. Sarkar, G. Begum, P.V. SubbaRao)
“Rapid Characterization of Yield Stress of Dense Suspensions by a Mean Phi (M-P) model, Powder Technology , vol. 151 (1), p. 42-51, (2005) (with S. Raha, P.C. Kapur and Pradip)
“Bacterial Transport in Porous Media: New aspects of a Mathematical Model”, Colloids and Surfaces A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vol. 260, (1-3), p. 53-62, (2005) (with T.K. Sen, D. Das, and G.K. Sureshkumar)
“Adsorption Kinetics of Anionic, Cationic and Non-ionic Surfactants on a Cellulosic Surface” Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 44, no. 9 p. 3091-3098 (2005). (with S. Paria and C. Manohar)
“Adsorption of Anionic and Non-ionic Surfactants on a Cellulosic Surface” Colloids and Surfaces A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 252, p. 222-229 (2005) (with S. Paria and C. Manohar)
“Adsorption of Surfactants on to Cellulosic Surfaces” Advances in Colloids and Surfaces, Vol. 110(3), p. 75-95, (2004) (with S. Paria)
“Removal of Arsenic from Water by Electrocoagulation” Chemosphere 55, p. 1245-1252, (2004) (with Ratan Kumar P., S. P. Mahajan and S. Chowdhary)
“Modeling Nanoparticles Formation by Mixing of Two Reactive Microemulsions”, AIChE J. 50, p. 1556-1567, (2004) (with A. Ramesh, G. Gaud and A. Mehra)
“Subsurface Colloids in Groundwater Contamination: A Mathematical Model”, Colloids and Surfaces A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 211, p.91-102 (2004) (with T.K. Sen and S. Shanbag)
“Synthesis of CdS-Ag2S Core-Shell/Composite Nanoparticles using AOT/n-Heptane/Water Microemulsions” Colloids and Surfaces A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 232, p. 119-127 (2004) (with G. Hota and S. Jain)
“Effect of Cationic Surfactant on the Adsorption Characteristics of Anionic surfactant on Cellulose Surface” Colloids and Surfaces A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 232, p. 139-142, (2004) (with S. Paria and C. Manohar)
“Experimental Studies on adsorption of Surfactants onto Cellulosic Surface and its Relevance to Detergency” Jr. of Inst. Of Engrs. Singapore, 43, 2, p. 34-44, (2003) (with S. Paria, and C. Manohar)
"Colloid-Associated Contaminant Transport in Porous Media: 2. Mathematical Modeling", AIChE J. , 48, p. 2375-2385, (2002) (with T.K. Sen and N. Nalya)
"Colloid-Associated Contaminant Transport in Porous Media: 1.Experimental Studies", AIChE J. , 48 p.2366-2374, (2002) (with T.K. Sen and S.P. Mahajan)
“On Improving Thoughts with Hands “, Chemical Engineering Education, p. 292-295, Fall (2002) (with G.K. Sureshkumar)
"Adsorption of Cu2+ and Ni2+ on Iron Oxide and Kaolin and its Importance on Ni2+ Transport in Porous Media", Colloids and Surfaces A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 211, p. 91-102, (2002) (with T.K. Sen and S P. Mahajan)
“Removal of Surface Adhered Particles by Surfactants and Fluid Motions”, AIChE J., 47, p. 2557-2565, (2001) ( with A. Batra, S. Paria and C. Manohar)
"Reactive Organization of Particles into Macroscopic Length Scales by Myelin Growth", Current Science, 80, No.11, p1406-1407 (2001) ( with G. Hota, J.R. Bellare, and C. Manohar)
"Colloid-Associated Contaminants Transport in Porous Media : Studies on Adsorption and Column Flows" B.N. Ghosh memorial issue of J. Surface Science and Technology) Vol. 16, No.1-4 p. 300 – 316 (2000) (with T.K. Sen and S.P. Mahajan)
“Effects of Intermicellar Exchange Rate on the Formation of Silver Nanoparticles in Reverse Microemulsions of AOT”, Langmuir, 16, p.905-910 (2000) ( with Rahul Bagwe)
“Effect of Chain Length of Oxyethylene group on Particle Size and Absorption Spectra of Silver Nanoparticles in Water-in-Oil Microemulsions”, J. Dis. Sci.Tech., 20, p.1569-1580 (1999) (with R.Bagwe and B.K.Mishra).
“Hydrodynamic Studies of Augmented Jet Loop Reactor”, Indian Chemical Engineer, 40, No. 2 p. 16-18, (1998) (with S.Mohan, V.H.Naverkar, V.K.Tangri, T.G.Varadarajan and K.P.Madhavan).
“Estimation of Kinetic Parameters of Biomass Pyrolysis Foam Non-isohermal TGA Data - A combined Numerical and Optimization Method”, J. Thermal Analysis, (1998) (with K.Raveendran and A.Ganesh).
“Existence of a Critical Particle Concentration in Flow of a Suspension through a Packed Bed”, AIChE J., 44, p.978-981, (1998) (with V.B.Pandya, and S.Bhunia).
“Experimental Observations on Drainage of Foams Generated Using Micellar Solution of Anionic, Cationic and Non-ionic Surfacents” Langmuir, 14, p.560-564 (1998) (with A.P.Laheja, S.Basak and R.M.Patil).
“Effect of Intermicellar Exchange Rate and Cations on the Size of Silver Chloride Nanoparticles Formed in Reverse Micelles of AOT” Langmuir, 13, p.6432-6438 (1997) (with R. Bagwe).
“Release Rates from Semi-crystalline Polymer Microcapsules Formed by Interfacial Polycondensation”, J. Membrane Sci., 125, p.213-218 (1997) (with S.K.Yadav, A.K.Suresh).
“Microencapsulation in Polyurea Shell: Kinetics and Film Structure”, AIChE J., 42, p.2616-2626 (1996) (with S.K.Yadav, A.K.Suresh).
“Ultrafine Metal Particle Formation in Reverse Micellar Systems: Effects of Intermicellar Exchange on the Formation of Particles”, Langmuir, 12, p.2670- 2678 (1996) (with U.Natrajan, J.Bellare, K.Handique, A.Mehra).
“Polyureas by Interfacial Polycondensations: Preparation and Properties”, J. Macromolecular Sci.-Phys., B 35(5), p.807-827 (1996) (with S.K.Yadav, N.Ron, D.Chandrasekharan, A.K.Suresh, V.M.Nadkarni).
“Pyrolysis Characteristics of Biomass and Biomass Components”, Fuel, 75, p.987-998 (1996) (with K.Raveendran, A.Ganesh).
“Influence of Mineral Matter on Biomass Pyrolysis Characteristics”, Fuel, 74, p.1812-1822 (1995) (with K.Raveendran, A.Ganesh).
“Aging of Foamed Gel Used for Subsurface Permeability Reduction”, J. Colloid and Interface Science, 175, p.88-96 (1995) (with M.J.Miller, H.S.Fogler).
“Water-Flood Performance in Plane Reservoirs: Application of Singular Value Decomposition Technique for Unity Mobility Ratio”, J. of Canad. Petrol. Technol., 34(5), p.55-62 (1995) (with R.V.Marathe, U.V.Shenoy).
“Starch Urea Formaldehyde Matrix Encapsulation of Solid Agrochemicals:III. Studies and Bioefficacy Trials on Double Encapsulation”, Pesticide Science, 45, p.123-131, (1995) (with N.Rajagopalan, C.Bhaskar, V.S.Banker, V.B.Pokharkar, P.G.Shukla, A.Regupathy).
“Stability of Aqueous Foams with Polymer Additives-III. Measurements and Calculations of Stability of Foams Generated at Different Pressures”, J. Colloid and Interface Science, 168, p.333-338 (1994)(with M.S.Pradhan).
“Some Experimental Observations on Hydrochloric Acid Foam”, J. Colloid and Interface Science, 158, p.505-507 (1993) (with A.Maskara).
“Reduction in Gravity Induced Collisions Frequency of Particles Dispersed in a Viscoplastic Liquid”, J. Colloid and Interface Science, 153, No.2, p.578-580 (1992) (with D.V.Khakhar and P.K.Ghosh).
“Starch Urea Formaldehyde Matrix Encapsulation of Solid Agrochemicals-II. Release Model for a Fast Swelling and Slow Eroding Matrix”, J. App. Poly.Sci., 45:5, p.915-922 (1992) (with N.V.Kulkarni, N.Rajagopalan).
“Starch Urea Formaldehyde Matrix Encapuslation of Solid Agrochemicals I. Matrix Synthesis and Release Studies”, J. App. Poly. Sci., 45:5, p.909-915 (1992) (with N.Rajagopalan, P.G.Sukhla, C.Bhaskar, V.S.Banker, J.R.Dharia).
“A Network Simulation of Drainage Phenomenon in Static Foam Column”, Langmuir (August, Vol.7(8), p.1827-1833) (1991) (with A.Bhakta).
“Two-Phase Stratified Flow in Horizontal Ducts”, Indian Chemical Engineer, July-September, XXXIII No.3, p.47-51 (1991) (with V.Natrajan, S.P.Mahajan, K.Iyer).
“Measurement of Critical Temperatures and Critical Pressures of Some Thermally Stable or Mildly Unstable Alkanols”, J. Chem. Thermodynamics, 23, p.67-76 (1991) (with S.K.Quadri, A.P.Kudchadker, M.J.Patni).
“Stability of Aqueous Foams with Polymer Additives-II: Effects of Temperature”, J. of Colloid and Interface Science, 139(2), p.519-526 (1990) (with M.S.Pradhan, D.S.H.R.Sarma).
“Colloidally Induced Fines Release in Porous Media”, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 4, p.213-221 (1990) (with R.N.Vaidya, H.S.Fogler).
“Comments on Effects of Electrolytes on the Drainage of Aqueous Foams”, J. of Colloid and Interface Science, 137(1), p.300-303 (1990) (with D.S.H.R.Sarma).
“Microencapsulation in Polyurea Shell by Interfacial Polycondensation”, AIChE J., 36(3), p.431-439 (1990) (with S.K.Yadav, A.K.Suresh).
“Hydrodynamically Induced Gel Breakdown in Pipes”, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 67, p.353-360 (1989) (with T.Viswanathan).
“Effect of Initial Gas Volume Fraction on Stability of Aqueous -Air Foams”, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 27, p.892-894 (1988) (with D.S.H.R.Sarma).
“Stability of Aqueous Foams with Polymer Additives I: Measurements and Analysis”, J. of Colloid and Interface Science, 124(1), p.339-348 (1988) (with D.S.H.R.Sarma, J.Pandit).
“A model for Microencapsulation in Polyurea Shell by Means of Interfacial Polycondensation”, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 66, p.509-513 (1988) (with M.Sirdesai).
“Colloidally Induced Fines Migration in Porous Media”, Reviews in Chemical Engineering, 4(1 & 2), p.41-108 (1987) (with H.S.Fogler).
“A New Mechanism for Solvent Extraction of Expelled Peanut Cake”, Indian Chemical Engineer, XXIX (2), p.54-57 (1986) (with V.C.Belapurkar, H.S.Shankar).
“Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods: Prospects of CO2 Flooding in Bombay High Reservoirs”, J. of Scientific and Industrial Research, 45(4), p.184-190, (1986) (with S.Jain, N.Ramachandran, A.P.Kudchadker).
“Flow Characteristics of Degassed Bombay High Crude Oil”, Indian Journal of Technology, 23, p.449-450 (1985) (with B.M.Ananda Rao, S.P.Mahajan).
“A Model for Piping/Plugging in Earthen Structures”, American Society of Civil Engineers Journal, Geotechnical Division, 111, No.7, p.833-846 (1985) (with H.S.Fogler, D.H.Gray).
“A Model for Breakdown of Crude Oil Gel”, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 63, p.170-173 (1985) (with B.M.Ananda Rao, S.P.Mahajan).
“Biological Denitrification in Fluidized Bed Reactor”, Biotechnology Bioengineering, 26, p.1445-1448 (1984) (with N.K.Narjari, S.P.Mahajan).
“Prediction of Reduction in Permeability of Sandstones due to Flow of Dilute Aqueous Salt Solutions”, Indian Journal of Technology, 22, p.290-294 (1984) (with S.P.Mahajan).
“Sandstone Water Sensitivity: The Existence of a Critical Salt Concentration”, J. of Colloid and Interface Science, 101(1), p.214-224 (1984) (with H.S. Fogler).
“Effect of Streaming Potential on the Permeability of Sandstones”, Industrial Engineering Chemistry, Fundamentals, 22, p.264-266 (1983).
“Sandstone Water Sensitivity: The Existence of a Critical Rate of Salinity Decrease”, Chemical Engineering Science, 38(5), p.789-800, (1983) (with H.S. Fogler, J.S.Ahluwalia).
“Water Sensitivity of Sandstones”, Society of Petroleum Engineers Journal, February, p.55-64 (1983), (with H.S.Fogler).
“Postwithdrawal Drainage of a Viscoelastic Separan Solution”, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Fundamentals, 19, p.275-281(1980) (with C.B. Weinberger, J.A. Tallmadge).
"Low Temperature Process for the Synthesis of Rutile Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles and Titanium Dioxide Particles Coated with Zinc Oxide" Indian Patent Application No. 265/Mum/2000 (with R. Bagwe and B.K. Mishra)
11.4 Chapter in an Edited Book
“Colloidally and Hydrodynamically Induced Fines Migration in Porous Media”, Encyclopedia of Fluid Mechanics, Vol.10 (Ed. by N.P.Cheremisinoff), Gulf Publishers, Chapter-9, p.622-658 (1989) (with D.S.H.R. Sarma).
11.5 State-of-the-art Review
“Piping/Plugging in Porous Media” submitted to NSF Washington, D.C., 82 pages, 44 references, June (1985) (with D.H.Gray, H.S.Fogler).
“Encapsulation” Printed by DST, New Delhi, 116 pages, 165 references, Feb., (1987).
11.6 Some Invited Technical Talks/Professional Talks/Public Lectures Presented
Invited talk on “Building Partnership in Research and Education between IIT Bombay and College of Engineering, U. of Michigan” at a Meeting of International Scholars at the College of Engineering, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA on Nov. 08, 2006.
Invited talk on “ Nanotechnology Research at IIT Bombay : A Journey Ahead” at an International Seminar on Nanotechnology, organized by Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Mumbai and Baroda Regional Centers held at TIFR on May 25-26, 2006.
Invited talk on “R&D at IIT Bombay : A Journey Forward” Alumni Meet , December 24, 2005, IIT Bombay.
Invited lecture on “Developing Research and Development Culture in an Academic Institution” Training for Deans and Heads of Technical Educational Institutes, Nov. 18, 2005, IIT Bombay.
Invited talk on “Core and Core-shell Nanoparticles Formation in Water-in Oil Microemulsions” John F. Welch Technology Center, Bangalore, June 22, 2005.
Invited talk on “University –Industry Interactions: A Look Forward” presented at a symposium On “Chemical Engineering- Journey Ahead” held at IISc., Bangalore, June 20-21, 2005.
Invited talk on “Nanotechnology Initiative at IIT Bombay” presented at M S University of Baroda organized by Vadodara Regional Center of I. I. ChE. May 28, 2005.
Invited talk on “Academia-Industry Integration for National S&T” in a workshop on “Science and Technology Challenges in India” organized by Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, May 07, 2005.
Invited talk on “R&D and Technology Transfer Experience in Indian Academia” presented at ASEAN-India workshop on Management of Technology Innovations, New Delhi, Jan. 11-12, 2005.
Invited talk on “Problem solving and Critical Thinking for Engineering Students”, at NIT, Rourkela, Dec. 22, 2004.
Invited Seminar “Nanoparticles Preparation using Water-in-Oil Microemulsions” at IIT Kharagpur, May 10, 2004.
Invited talk on “Improvement in Values in Engineering Profession” at Engineer’s Day Celebration by Engineers’ association of Vapi, Vapi, Sept. 15 2003
Invited talk on “Enterprise Education” at Swami Vivekananda International School, Mumbai, Aug. 18, 2003.
Invited talk on “Building Academia Industry R&D Partnership: IIT Bombay Experience” presented at Nirma University at a workshop on Academia-Industry Interactions, 2003.
Invited lectures on “Creative Problem Solving and Critical Thinking” at MIT, Pune., Sept. 28, 2002.
Plenary talk at the National Seminar and Workshop on Advanced Separation Processes at IIT Kharagpur, Aug. 03, 2002.
Invited Seminars on “Colloid Associated Contaminant Transport in Porous Media”at HLRC, and TRDDC, 2002
International Conference on Engineering Education via Electronic Communication, Junhe, 2001.
Invited Talk at the Indo-French Workshop on " Advances in the Understanding of Adsorption Phenomena at Solid/Solution Interfaces" held in Pune, Feb. 12 to 15, 2001.
Departmental Seminar in 2001, ( IIT Bombay, National University of Singapore)
Departmental Seminar in 2000, ( National University of Singapore)
Departmental Seminar in 1999, ( MS Univ. of Baroda, IIT Bombay )
International Symposium on Surface and Colloid Science with Relevance to Soil Pollution (1994).
National Conference on Surfactant, Emulsions and Biocolloids (1989, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2003).
SPE Annual Conference (1981).
A.I.Ch.E. Annual Meeting (1981, 82, 93).
I.I.Ch.E. Annual Meeting (1982, 83, 84, 85, 86, 88, 91, 96, 04, 06).
Gordon Conference on Flow in Permeable Media (1981).
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