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Department of Chemical Engineering

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About us

Looking into the rapid change in the global industry environment, Department of Chemical Engineering at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus is determined to nurture new talents and create leaders and entrepreneurs who can bring high-level value addition to the Chemical and Allied industries. Our mission is to drive excellence in Chemical Engineering education and training thereby lead to the creation of a common platform for connecting academia and industry in the exchange of knowledge.
Chemical Engineering department comprises of highly experienced and qualified faculty who have received PhDs/Postdocs from IIT’s or universities abroad. The Department offers robust programs in three tiers of Chemical Engineering i.e Bachelors (B.E Honors), Masters (M.E) and Ph.D. We also train our students in doing research in thrust areas as part of the curriculum. We have well-equipped state of the art laboratories for students to gain extensive practical knowledge. Our B.E students have been placed in reputed companies such as Shell, Honeywell, etc. Our department has received funding different projects from DST, BIRAC (DBT), CSIR, ABSTC Mumbai, DRDO and BITS Pilani. Because of our close association with Industry, we invite experts to deliver talks to our students. We organize industrial trips every semester apart from 7.5 months of practice school training. Our faculty are also involved in teaching courses for Industry Professionals under the Work Integrated Learning Program (WILP). 
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The Department of Chemical Engineering is working on diverse research areas such as:
Process Development, Reaction Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Electrochemical Engineering, Polymers and Composites, Catalysis, Mathematical Modelling and Simulation, Biomaterials, Pulp and Paper Technology, Fuel Cells, Environmental Pollution Control, Material Science and Nanotechnology.
The research outcomes are regularly published in high impact journals and conferences. Please visit individual faculty profiles for more details or Click here
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Programs Offered

  • B.E. (Hons.) Chemical Engineering
  • Ph.D.
  • M.E. Chemical Engineering
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Our faculty have extensive experience in industry, research as well as teaching. Our strength is a reflection of their skills, innovation and drive. Click here for faculty profiles.

Faculty Achievements

* Prof. I Sreedhar for receiving a project from CSIR entitled “Waste Minimization and Carbon Capture with Coal Flyash Doped Sorbents- A Two Edged Sword", 2019, Duration: 3 yrs.
* Prof. Balaji Krishnamurthy for receiving a project from CSIR entitled “Modeling capacity loss in lithium-ion batteries under conditions of cycling”, 2019, Duration: 3 yrs
* Dr. Angan Sengupta for receiving the DST-SERB Research Grant. Entitled “Designing of Potential Adsorbents via Molecular Modelling and Simulations for the High-Temperature Carbon Dioxide Capture”, 2019, Duration: 2 yrs.
* Ipsita Sahoo, Chivukula Kaushik, Madhuri Pydimalla, and Ramesh Babu Adusumalli for receiving the 1st Runner up Award for presenting a paper on “The Influence of Super Masscolloider and Lab Valley beater on the Morphology of Sapwood Pulp Fibres” at IPPTA Workshop cum Seminar, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, 8-9th Nov 2019.

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