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Ashok N. Bhaskarwar
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT, Delhi
Phone (091)-11-26591028
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Present Position: Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering.
 
Experience and Awards:

Assignments:
1997 - till date : Associate Professor at IIT, Delhi .
1996-97: Assistant Professor at IIT, Delhi.
1995-96: Visiting Professor at Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota.
1990-95: Assistant Professor at IIT, Delhi.
1989-90: Post-doctoral Fellow at IISc, Bangalore;
1988-89: Scientific Staff at Laboratorium voor Petrochemische Techniek, State University of Gent, Belgium;
1987-88: Post-doctoral Fellow at IISc, Bangalore.

Editorial Board Membership:
ACH--Models in Chemistry

Reviewer for Journals:
(i).Journal of Colloid and Interface Science,
(ii).Chemical Engineering Science,
(iii).AIChE Journal,
(iv).Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering,
(v).Journal of Engineering Fluid Mechanics,
(vi).Indian Journal of Chemical Technology.

Awards:
1994: BOYSCAST Fellowship of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

1991: INSA Medal for Young Scientist,1991

Education:
Ph.D. (1987) from IISc, Bangalore; M.E. (1983) from IISc, Bangalore; B.Tech. (1981) from L.I.T., Nagpur.
Research Interests and Areas of Activity:
Foam-bed reactors; Dissolution kinetics; Thin film growth; Photochemical and photoelectrochemical reactors; Heat transfer augmentation; Agglomeration kinetics; Flow through porous media; Pollution-preventing technologies.

Research publications:

1.Nair, S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2000, Washing kinetics of pollution-preventing lithographic inks, Chemical Engineering Science 55, 1921-1923.

2.Bhaskarwar, A.N., and Cussler, E.L.,1997, Pollution-preventing lithographic inks. Chemical Engineering Science 52(19), 3227-3231.

3.Sachin, Reddy, Y.C., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2000, Mass transfer with chemical reaction in a froth-bed reactor. Chem. Eng Comm. 178, 103-127.

4.Garg, R., Nair, S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2000,Mass transfer with instantaneous chemical reaction in finite gas-liquid systems. The Chem. Eng. J. 76, 89-98.

5.Subramanyam, R., Katyal, P., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1999, Design of a foam-bed reactor system. ACH--Models in Chemistry 136(1-2), 23-30.

6.Bhaskarwar, A.N., Desai, D., and Kumar, R., 1990, General model of a foam-bed reactor. Chemical Engineering Science 45, 1151-1159.

7.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1987, Analysis of gas absorption accompanied by a zero-order chemical reaction in a liquid-foam film surrounded by limited gas pockets. J. Chem. Tech. Biotechnol. 37, 183-187.

8.Sirohi, V., Garg, R., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1996, Growth of a liquid film accompanied by a zero-order reaction. Chem. Eng. Tech. 19, 215-221.

9.Bhaskarwar, A.N., and Kumar, R., 1991, Analysis of a photochemical film reactor. AIChE Journal 37(3), 475-479.

10.Nijhawan, M., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1994, Analysis of a falling-film photoreactor. ACH--Models in Chemistry 131(5), 627-637.

11.Abhilash, Nanda, G., Sharma, R.K., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1999, Growth of a thin film accompanied by chemical reaction. Chem. Engng. Comm. 172, 65-84.

12.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1990, Growth of a liquid film surrounded by limited fluid pockets. J.Colloid Interface Sci.138(2), 376-379.

13.Bhaskarwar, A.N., Kumar, R., and Gandhi, K.S., 1987, Mass transfer with chemical reaction in an emulsion foam bed reactor. AIChE Journal 33, 331-335.

14.Bhaskarwar, A.N., and Kumar, R., 1986, Oxidation of sodium sulphide in presence of fine activated carbon particles in a foam bed contactor. Chemical Engineering Science 41(2), 399-404.

15.Bhaskarwar, A.N., and Kumar, R., 1984, Oxidation of sodium sulphide in a foam bed contactor. Chemical Engineering Science 39, 1393-1399.

16.Bhaskarwar, A.N., and Kumar, R., 1995, Gas-phase controlled mass transfer in a foam-bed reactor. Chem. Eng. Comm. 131, 115-124.

17.Phanikumar, M.S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1993, On the enhancement in heat transfer through the use of slurries. Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 36(3), 735-741.

18.Bhaskarwar, A.N., and Phanikumar, M.S., 1995, On heat transfer augmentation using dilute gas-solid suspensions. ASME Journal of Heat Transfer 117, 1091-1094.

19.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1994, On extension of Smoluchowski's theory to the agglomeration of dissolving solid particles. ACH--Models in Chemistry 131(6), 809-817.

20.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1992, On extension of Smoluchowski's theory to the agglomeration of crystallising or precipitating particulates. J. Surface Sci. Technol. 8(3) 309-317.

21.Dabral, M., Roy, S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1996, General population balance model of dissolution of large polydisperse particles. The Chem. Eng. Journal 61, 161-170.

22.Roy, S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1996, Dissolution with chemical reaction of two solids. ACH--Models in Chemistry 133(1-2),159-170.

23.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1993, On the concept of growth invariants of biological cells. ACH--Models in Chemistry 130(6), 771-781.

24.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1991, Kinetic invariant model of disssolution with chemical reaction of large particles. AIChE Journal 37(3), 340-346.

25.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1989, General population balance model of dissolution of polydisperse particles. AIChE Journal 35, 658-661.

26.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1988, On application of the method of kinetic invariants to the description of dissolution accompanied by a chemical reaction. Chem. Eng. Comm. 72, 25-34.

27. Aruna, M., Bhargava, M., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2002, New pollution-preventing paints. Chemical World 1(4), 39.

28. Rawat, M., Jhalani, A., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2002, Role of colloidal gas aphrons in effluent treatment. Chemical World 1(21), 26-28.

29. Jain, S., Acharya, M., Gupta, S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2003, Monte Carlo simulation of flow of fluids through porous media. Computers & Chemical Engineering 27(3), 385-400.

30. Varshney, A., Agrawal, P., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2003, Gas absorption with zero-order chemical reaction in a foam-bed reactor. Chemical Engineering Science (In Press).

31. Maji, C.S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2003, Washing of pollution-preventing lithographic inks from a roller drum. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. (Revised)

32. Maji, C.S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2003, Pollution-preventing Anionic Lithographic Inks. Journal of Hazardous Materials. (Revised)

Papers accepted at conferences:
33. Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1990, Extension of Smoluchowski's theory to coagulation of crystallising or precipitating particulates, 8th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution, June 10-15,University of Florida, Gainesville.

34. Phadke, N., Prasad, S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1997, Mathematical analysis of a photochemical film reactor, 3rd International Conference on Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering, December 7-10, Kanagawa, Japan.

35. Sharma, R.K., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1994,Gas absorption with chemical reaction and desorption in a foam reactor. 44th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, October 2-5, Edmonton.

36.Sharma, R.K., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1992, Gas absorption with chemical reaction and desorption in a foam reactor. Indo-French International Seminar, IIChE,December, Manipal.

37. Jhalani, A., Rawat, M., Chopra, M., Arora, R., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2002, Recovery of oil from industrial emulsion effluents. International Conference on "Energy Efficient Separation Technologies", SEP-CON 2002, November 21-23, New Delhi.

38. Maji, C.S., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2002, Pollution preventing anionic lithographic inks. APCChE 2002, September 29 - October 3, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Chapter contributed to a book:
39.Bhaskarwar, A.N., 1997, Mathematical modelling of foam-bed reactors, in "Three Phase Sparged Reactors" ,
Edited by Nigam and Schumpe, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.

Patent applied for:
40. Arora, R., and Bhaskarwar, A.N., 2003, Recovery of oil from emulsion effluents.
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