Department of Chemical Engineering


Dr. Abhijit P. Deshpande



+91 44 22574169

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Research Areas

Rheology of complex fluids,

polymers and polymeric composites,

processing flow visualization

  1. Drop Spreading and Imbibition of Structured Fluids: Development of a Diagnostic and Screening Tool, SERB SUPRA, Rs 93.03 lakhs, 2021- (Co-PI: Susy Varughese)
  2. Rheology of Composite Propellant Suspension under high Shear and Extension, HEMRL, DRDO, Rs 9.44 lakhs, May 2019-2022
  3. Understanding the Microstructure and Rheology of Root Derived Mucilage and its Interactions with Soil in the Context of Plant Physiology, SERB, Rs 72.09 lakhs, 2020- (PI: Susy Varughese)
  4. Evaluation of Nanoparticle on HPAM Polymer Fluid for Improving the Stability and Rheology, Vedanta Cairn, Rs 20 lakhs, May 2019-2021 (PI: Jitendra Sangwai)
  5. Understanding wax deposition, Chevron, Rs 30 lakhs, 2018-September 2021 (PI: M G Basavaraja)
  6. Large amplitude oscillatory shear of physically aggregating complex fluids: investigation of processes during a cycle, DST, Rs 54.26 lakhs, 2014-2018 (Co-PI: MG Basavaraja)
  7. Analysis of the fate and transport of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) in porous media under drying, DST, Rs 50.3 lakhs, 2016-2020 (PI: R Ravikrishna, Co-PI: N Chandrakumar).


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Maharudrayya, S; Jayanti, S; Deshpande, A P: An improved model to predict flooding/dehydration in PEM fuel cells. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2005, ISBN: 0791837645; 9780791837641. (Type: Conference | Links | BibTeX)


Maharudrayya, S; Jayanti, S; Deshpande, A P: Pressure losses in laminar flow through serpentine channels in fuel cell stacks. Journal of Power Sources, 138 (1-2), pp. 1-13, 2004, ISSN: 03787753. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)


Deshpande, A P; Rao, M Bhaskar; Rao, C Lakshmana: Extraction of bamboo fibers and their use as reinforcement in polymeric composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 76 (1), pp. 83-92, 2000, ISSN: 00218995. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)


Deshpande, A P; Seferis, J C: Crystallizability in a model high-performance thermoplastic polyimide-matrix composite. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 12 (6), pp. 498-514, 1999, ISSN: 08927057. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)


Deshpande, A P; Seferis, J C: Processing characteristics in different semi-crystalline thermoplastic composites using Process Simulated Laminate (PSL) methodology. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 9 (2), pp. 183-198, 1996, ISSN: 08927057. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
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