Department of Chemical Engineering

Project Positions

Project Positions

This project is DST funded and can lead to M.S or Ph.D if the candidates qualify. The work involves innovative approaches in designing with soft polymers and 3-D printing to generate desirable architecture to understand flow through channels / pores. Students with a flair for design, understand fundamentals of fluid flow are desirable.

Qualification: B. Tech or M.Tech (Materials, Polymers/Plastics , Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design )

Duration : 2 years

Stipend : Rs 21500-35000 per month, depending on qualification and experience; and possibility of MS/PhD registration based on performance in interviews

Contact: Prof Abhijit P Deshpande ( or Prof Susy Varughese (

Short Term Project Associate

This is a short-term project and may get extended. This project will involve experimental investigations of multiphase flows which are relevant to chemical and petrochemical industries.

Qualification: B. Tech/ MTech in Chemical, Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 1 year


Project position in an industry sponsored project on CFD Study of Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor

Details of project

Title : CFD simulation of hydrodynamics of a three phase catalytic reactor
Co-ordinators :  Prof. T. Renganathan and Prof. S. Pushpavanam
Duration :18 months

Description of work

The work is purely computational.  It involves 3D simulation of the hydrodynamics of a three phase catalytic reactor. The simulations are to be performed using Ansys Fluent CFD software.

Required qualifications

M.Tech. in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
Very good proficiency in using Ansys Fluent
Experience in using Ansys Fluent for solving multiphase flows

Contact details

Interested applicants with the required qualifications can send an email to  Prof. T. Renganathan ( along with their resume.