Prof. Jaideep Chatterjee 

Department of Chemical Engineering

Water & waste-water Purification, Air Purification, Oil-water Interfaces, Capillarity, Surfactants, Porous media characterization
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Prof Jaideep Chatterjee is a Chemical Engineer with over 25 years of research and development experience, mostly in the area of development of water purification products.  He has been teaching as full-time Professor in Chemical Engineering for the last 4 years.  He has over 50 granted patents in multiple jurisdictions including EU, India, China, US, Australia, Brazil and Mexico among others.  Prof Jaideep specialized in colloids and interface phenomena for his PhD in Chemical Engineering, and has published several papers in international journals, in this domain.  He completed his Masters in Chemical Engineering specializing in the area of Process Control.  His current interests include water and air purification, membrane separations, colloids & interface phenomena, filtration, and system dynamics and control.  Prof Jaideep is a Life member of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IICHE) and the Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST).  He is also a member of the International Water Association (IWA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS).  He has served as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT-Guwahati.



PhD Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1996

MS Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1990

BE Chemical Engineering, BITS-Pilani, 1988



2019-Present   Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, BITS-Pilani Hyderabad Campus

2018-2019      General Manager. R&D, Elgi Ultra Limited.

2013-2018      Principal Scientist, Water & Separation Science, Hindustan Unilever Limited

2009-2013      Expertise Group Leader, Materials & Process Science, Hindustan Unilever Limited 

1998-2009      Senior Scientist, Hindustan Unilever Limited 

1997-1998      Senior Engineer, Computing Technologies International



Research Interest

  1. Prof Jaideep's interests include: Water Purification: Membrane and Depth Filtration; Reverse Osmosis; Disinfection; Air Purification: Colloid & Interface Science: Displacement of oil from porous media, Surfactant separations, Surfactant Science, Foams, Oil-water Interfaces.
  2. Prof Jaideep has served as Adjunct Faculty, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati from 2015 to 2018.   Prof Jaideep has served as reviewer for multiple International Journals such as Journal of Colloid & Interface Science; Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research; Colloids & Surfaces A; Langmuir; Environmental Science & Technology & Water Research.
  3. Prof Jaideep is a Life member of Indian Society for Surface Science & Technology (ISSST), Life Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IICHE), Member of American Chemical Society (ACS), Member of the International Water Association (IWA) and has been a member of the Instrument Society of America (ISA).  Prof Jaideep has been mentioned in "Marquis Who's Who in Science & Engineering" for several years of the publication.