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Recent Highlights

 "Dr. M. O. Garg is appointed as the DG, CSIR.
It is matter of special pride for the department that our alumni are currently occupying all three key scientific positions in the country: Secretary, DST (Dr. Ashutosh Sharma), Secretary, DBT (Dr. K Vijayraghavan), and DG, CSIR (Dr. M. O. Garg)."

(Posted on February 6, 2014)
 Hi-Gee technology developed by Prof. D P Rao and Prof. Nitin Kaistha of our department has been successfully commissioned and trial runs have been carried out in HPCL unit at Vizag. The formal inauguration of the unit will take place on 22 January 2015.

(Posted on January 20,2015)
 "Prof. Ashutosh Sharma of our department has been appointed as the Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi"
Congratulations to Prof. Ashutosh Sharma

(Posted on Dec 20, 2014)
 "IEI Young Engineer Award 2014-2015"
Congratulations to Dr. Raju Gupta on this honor.

(Posted on July 8, 2014)

 "Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards/Appreciations - 2014"
Congratulations to entire Team working under supervision of Prof. Siddhartha Panda.

(Posted on March 24, 2011)

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Seminar / Workshop

  "Industrial Short Course on Economic Process Design, Operation & Plantwide Control"
    Department of chemical Engineering
    Date: June 1-5, 2014
    Email: procengg@iitk.ac.in
  "Petrotel Distinguished Lecture 2014"
    Speaker: Prof. Devang Khakhar
    Director, IIT, Bombay
    Date: March 28, 2014

  "Structure and Dynamics of Water near Coated      Surfaces: A Molecular Dynamics Study."
    Speaker: M. Natália D.S. Cordeiro
    Department of Theoretical Chemistry
    University of Porto (Portugal)
    Date: January 13, 2014

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News & Events

 "Date of ph.d admission interview: 5th May and 6th May. Shortlisted candidate will be posted soon."
 "Dr. M. O. Garg is appointed as the DG, CSIR. It is a matter of special pride for the department that our alumni are currently occupying all three key scientific positions in the country: Secretary, DST (Dr. Ashutosh Sharma), Secretary, DBT (Dr. K.Vijayraghavan), and DG, CSIR (Dr. M. O. Garg)."
 Prof. Ashutosh Sharma of our department has been appointed as the Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi
  Featured and cover article on JCP (Jayant K. Singh et al. J. Chem. Phys. 141, 204701)
  Petrotel Distinguished Lecture on March 28, 2014
  PG Admissions 2014Flashing New
  Post-doctoral positionsFlashing New

Ranked among the nation's best departments in chemical engineering, we are endowed with a faculty who are dedicated teachers and distinguished researchers that carry out cutting-edge research in all modern areas of chemical engineering, as well as in inter-disciplinary areas like nanosciences and technology, biosciences, soft matter physics, novel materials, high-performance computing and others.

We provide a vibrant and creative learning environment for our students. We also participate extensively in R&D and consulting for a host of chemical and processing industries in India and abroad. Our alumni (graduates with Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees from our department) have distinguished themselves both in academia and industry, and continue to inspire our current generation of students. We invite you to explore more about our department through this website, and also invite you to personally visit our department to learn more!

Please write to us on queries/suggestions regarding education, research and industrial consultancy.

V. Shankar
Professor and Head
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
IIT Kanpur
Email: vshankar[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone: +91-512-2597377