Major Thrust Research Areas

1. Energy and Environmental Engineering

  • Adsorption
  • Advance oxidation processes
  • Aerobic / anaerobic biological methods
  • Carbon dioxide sequestration
  • Dye sensitized solar cells
  • Electrochemical / electro-oxidation
  • Energy technology
  • Environmental fluid mechanics
  • Heat transfer and heat exchangers
  • Hydrogen energy
  • Membrane separation
  • Wastewater treatment

2. Materials and Composites

  • Biosensing / imaging
  • Fibre reinforced polymers
  • Functional / optical nanomaterials
  • Nanofluids
  • Polymer nanocomposites
  • Biodegradable polymers
  • Carbon dioxide chemical sequestration
  • Microwave synthesis of polymers

3. Kinetics and Catalysis

  • Catalyst development
  • Reaction kinetics and RTD
  • Zeolites