Faculty Profile  

Rakesh P. Singh

B.Sc. (Chem. Engg.), B.H.U., Varanasi, 1963
D.I.I.T., IIT, Kharagpur, 1965
PhD., IIT, Kanpur. 1976

D-25/59, Adyar Avenue, IIT Madras Campus,

Chennai- 600 036


Phone: + 91-44-2257 6127

email: rps[AT]iitk.ac.in

Research Interests

  • Applied Thermophysics

  • Modeling of thermophysical and transport properties of pure components and mixtures.

  • Equations of state for strongly nonideal mixtures.

  • Predictions of high-pressure vapor-liquid equilibria.

  • Modeling of solubility of solids in supercritical fluids.

Awards and Honours

  • Life member, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.

  • Member, Board of studies of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

  • Member, Board of Advanced Studies and Research, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh University, Aligarh.

  • Member, Selection Board of the Public Service Commission, Uttar Pradesh.

  • Listed in the 16th edition of :Who's in the World" (1988), Published by Marquis, NJ, U.S.A.

List of Publications

  • R.P. Singh, Thermodynamics Properties of Dichloromethane Gas, J.Chem.Engg. Data 31, 462 (1986).

  • A. Pandit and R.P. Singh, Vapor-Liquid Equilibria Calculations for polar Mixtures with Mixing Rule using ASOG Group- Contribution Method, Fluid Phase Equil., , 33, 1(1987).

  • S.C.R. Chander and R.P. Singh, Estimation of Vapor Pressure of Organic Nitrogen and Sulfur Compounds by a Group-Contribution Method, Chem. Eng. Chem. Eng.Commun., 56, 107(1987).

  • S.P. Rao and R.P. Singh, Performance Characteristics of Single Steam Jet Ejectors Using Two Simple Models, Chem.Eng,Commun., 66, 207(1988).

  • S.P. Rao, K.S. Gandhi, D.P. Rao and R.P. Singh, Desorption from Concentrated Polymer Solutions in Good and Poor Solvents, Ind.Eng.Chem.Res., 32, 2069 (1993).

  • S.K. Das and R.P. Singh, ,Tests of Predictive Viscosity models for pure Liquids, Int. J. Thermophysics, 20. 816 (1999).