Research areas

Research Areas (for Masters and Doctoral Thesis work)

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. Modeling & Simulation

  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Environmental CFD
  • Molecular modeling & simulation
  • Numerical fluid flow & heat transfer
  • Process modeling, Divided wall column & FCC
  • Thermodynamic properties

 

3. Nanomaterials

  • Biosensing / imaging
  • Fibre reinforced polymers
  • Functional / optical nanomaterials
  • Nanofluids
  • Polymer nanocomposites

 

4. Polymers

  • Biodegradable polymers
  • Carbon dioxide chemical sequestration
  • Microwave synthesis of polymers
  • Polymer nanocomposites

 

5. Reaction Engineering & Catalysis

  • Catalyst development
  • Reaction kinetics and RTD
  • Zeolites

 

6. Separation Technology

  • Adsorption
  • Advance oxidation processes
  • Differential / divided wall / extractive / reactive distillation
  • Electrochemical methods
  • Essential oil extraction
  • Membrane separation