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  • Dr.Kirti Chandra Sahu has been selected as an Associate Editor of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research.
  • Dr.Kirti Chandra Sahu has been invited to join the Editorial Advisory Board of Langmuir.
  • Dr.Chandra Sekhar Sharma, Dr.Giridhar Madras, Dr.Kirti Chandra Sahu, Dr.Kishalay Mitra, Dr.Narasimha Mangadoddy and Dr.Sunil Kumar Maity have been featured in the Stanford top 2% scientists list for the year 2023.
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Why ChE @ IITH

At the Department of Chemical Engineering @ IITH, we prepare the next generation of chemical engineers who can solve today's socio-technical problems.

  • We offer B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D programs.
  • We address problems that are central to sustainability and economic growth of the country.
  • We create a reseach culture that is highly collaborative and interdisciplinary.
  • We engage our students in industry sponsored projects.
  • We strive to create an environment that is challenging and which enables our students to identify and pursue their professional goals.
  • We affirm our commitment to the creation, development, and organization of fundamental knowledge, and to provide technical service to the community.

Department Brochure


Our aim is to provide an excellent and accessible chemical engineering education program that is tailored to address technology challenges of the real world. Our dream is to become a department from which future technology leaders of the modern world will emerge. We hope to achieve our objective and fulfill our dreams with the help of young and vibrant team of faculty members, technical staff and scholars. Our core values of responsible training, integrity and mutual respect are the primary pillars on which the department stands. I believe that with these core values we can build centers of excellence from which future technology leaders will emerge.

Faculty from the department actively address challenges in the fields of health, energy security and national security. We address these challenges by utilizing our research expertise in a range of domains like- Advanced Materials, AI/ML, Biofuels, Catalysis, Drug Delivery, Fuel Cells, Mineral Processing, Nanoengineering, Polymer Engineering, Soft Matter and Systems Biology. The web pages of the department provide more information about the programs, facilities and the faculty members. Please reach out to the office of Chemical Engineering (office@che.iith.ac.in) or the faculty members if you have any queries about the programs in the department and the research facilities.

Academics

The department offers the following programs

B.Tech

The admission to the program is based on rank secured in JEE advanced examination.

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M.Tech

The admission to the program is based on the rank secured in the GATE examination.

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Ph.D

Admission to the program is based in the writen test and interview conducted by the department.

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M.Tech(Sponsored)

Admission to the program is based in the writen test and interview conducted by the department.

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B.Tech

The number of seats leading to a B.Tech degree in Chemical Engineering is 35. The admission is solely based on the rank secured by the candidate in JEE advanced examination conducted by the IITs. For more about JEE advanced please click on the explore button

M.Tech

The admission to the M.Tech program is based on GATE score.The GATE papers considered for admission are CH and BT. All candidates admitted to this program will be provided teaching assistanceship as per MHRD rules.In addition to general M.Tech in Chemical Engineering, our department is also a participating department in the interdisciplinary M.Tech programs i) Energy Science & Technology ii) E-Waste Resources Engg iii) Polymer & Bio Systems.

Ph.D

The admission to PhD program of the department is based on written test and interview. All candidates having M.Tech degree in Chemical Engineering are elible to apply for the PhD program. Candiates with M.Sc degree must have JRF for considering their candidature for the program. The department reseves the right to decide the cut off for the written test.

M.Tech (Sponsored)

The admission to program is based on written test and interview. All candidates having B.Tech degree in Chemical Engineering are elible to apply for the sponsored program.

Careers

The Department of Chemical Engineering is actively looking for faculty members with excellent academic background and proven research record in various frontiers of chemical engineering.

We invite applications throughout the year. If you are residing abroad we encourage you to visit the department and deliver a talk whenever you are in India. Skype request for interviews will only be considered from candidates who have visited the department in the recent past.

For any queries related to faculty position please contact the faculty search committee: fsc[at]che.iith.ac.in

For all the posts the following educational qualification and experience criteria apply

-Essential

Ph.D. with first class or equivalent B.Tech degree in Chemical Engineering with consistently good academic record throughout.

-Desirable
Assistant Professor
  • Below 35 years of age.
  • Candidates with at least 3 years of post-doctoral experience from a reputed university/research institute may be considered for the post of Assistant Professor.
  • Candidates with Ph.D but with less than three years of post-doctoral experience may be put on tenure track for the post of Assistant Professor (on contract).
Associate Professor
  • Below 45 years of age.
  • Candidates with at least 6 years industrial / research / teaching experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor in IITs, or at an equivalent level in any such other Indian or foreign institution / institutions of comparable standards.
Professor
  • A minimum of 10 years teaching/research/professional experience of which at least 4 years should be at the level of Associate Professor in IITs, or at an equivalent level in any such other Indian or foreign institution / institutions of comparable standards.
  • The experience is counted as on date of application.
  • The candidate should have demonstrated leadership in research in a specific area of specialization in terms of guidance of M.Tech and Ph.D students, and have a strong record of sponsored research, publications in reputed journals, patents, laboratory/course development and other recognized relevant professional activities.
  • Candidates should be preferably below 55 years of age
Areas of interest for the department

Candidates having strong expertise in all traditional and emerging areas of chemical engineering especially in the following, however not limited to, are encouraged to apply

  • Particulate Technology
  • Membranes and Separation Processes
  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Dynamics
  • Safety/Hazard Engineering
  • Process Control
The present faculty search committee of the Chemical Engineering department has the following members:
  • Prof. Narasimha Mangadoddy (Convener)
  • Prof. Kirti Chandra Sahu
  • Dr. Parag D. Pawar
  • Dr. Lopamudra Giri
  • Prof. Kishalay Mitra
  • Dr. Suhanya Duraiswamy
Documents required
  • Completely filled pplication form
  • Detailed CV
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement

Incomplete applications will not be processed. For more details on application procedure please follow "Apply Now".

JRF Position

Research Areas

Please click on faculty members to filter out their broad research areas. If you hover the mouse on the theme image, you will be able to find the list of faculty members working in that particular theme. You can find a brief description about the department's research focus on each of the following themes by clicking on the 'more details' link

  • All Faculty
  • Alan Ranjit Jacob
  • Anand Mohan
  • Balaji Iyer
  • Chandra Shekhar Sharma
  • Debaprasad Shee
  • Devarai Santhosh Kumar
  • Giridhar Madras
  • Kirti Chandra Sahu
  • Kishalay Mitra
  • Lopamudra Giri
  • Mahesh Ganesan
  • Narasimha Mangadoddy
  • Parag Pawar
  • Phanindra Jampana
  • Ramkarn Patne
  • Ranajit Mondal
  • Saptarshi Majumdar
  • Satyavrata Samavedi
  • Shelaka Gupta
  • Suhanya Duraiswamy
  • Sunil Kumar Maity
  • Vinod Janardhanan

Faculty members

Alan Ranjit Jacob, Chandra Shekhar Sharma, Saptarshi Majumdar, Satyavrata Samavedi,Ramkarn Patne,Ranajit Mondal,Giridhar Madras,Mahesh Ganesan

Faculty members

Kishalay Mitra, Lopamudra Giri

Faculty members

Satyavrata Samavedi, Lopamudra Giri, Balaji Iyer, Devarai Santhosh Kumar.

Faculty members

Anand Mohan, Parag Pawar, Lopamudra Giri, Balaji Iyer, Kishalay Mitra

Faculty members

Narasimha Mangadoddy

Faculty members

Vinod Janardhanan, Chandra Shekhar Sharma, Kishalay Mitra,Giridhar Madras.

Faculty members

Kirti Sahu, Anand Mohan, Narasimha Mangadoddy, Suhanya Duraiswamy,Mahesh Ganesan,Ramkarn Patne

Faculty members

Sunil K. Maity, Debaprasad Shee, Vinod Janardhanan, Shelaka Gupta,Giridhar Madras.

Faculty members

Phanindra Jampana, Kishalay Mitra.

Faculty members

Alan Ranjit Jacob, Balaji Iyer, Saptarshi Majumdar, Satyavrata Samavedi,Mahesh Ganesan,Ranajit Mondal

Faculty members

Sunil K. Maity

Faculty members

Saptarshi Majumdar, Shelaka Gupta

Testimonials

Impressions of our students and alumni. Please click and hold on a tesimonial to stop the scrolling

Core Faculty

Dr Balaji Iyer

Associate Professor & HoD

Dr Alan Ranjit Jacob

Assistant Professor

Dr Anand Mohan

Associate Professor

Dr Chandra Shekhar Sharma

Professor

Dr Debaprasad Shee

Associate Professor

Dr Devarai Santhosh Kumar

Associate Professor

Dr Giridhar Madras

Professor

Dr Kirti Chandra Sahu

Professor

Dr Kishalay Mitra

Professor

Dr Lopamudra Giri

Associate Professor

Dr Mahesh Ganesan

Assistant Professor

Dr Narasimha Mangadoddy

Professor

Dr Parag Pawar

Associate Professor

Dr Phanindra Jampana

Associate Professor

Dr Ramkarn Patne

Assistant Professor

Dr Ranajit Mondal

Assistant Professor

Dr Saptarshi Majumdar

Professor

Dr Satyavrata Samavedi

Associate Professor

Dr Shelaka Gupta

Assistant Professor

Dr Suhanya Duraiswamy

Assistant Professor

Dr Sunil Kumar Maity

Professor

Dr Vinod Janardhanan

Professor

Research staff

Dr. Keerti M. Naik

Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Manoj Kumar Rajbhar

Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Kiran Kumar surthi

Post Doctoral Fellow

Staff

Ms Suman Gupta

Technical Officer Grade-1

Mr Somesh Rao Nama

Technical Superintendent

Ms P.Gayathri

Technical Superintendent

Mr Veerabhadra Rao Koruprolu

Technical Superintendent

Mr Ramireddi Hari krishna

Technical Superintendent

Mr Harish Ramineni

Executive Assistant

Ms Lalitha

Senior Technician

Mr Nagarjuna Ponnoli

Senior Technician

Mr Ch Venkata Krishnaiah

Junior Technician

Mr Kavvampalli Srinivas

Junior Technician

Mr Ramasubbaiah V

Junior Technician

Mr Cheemakurthi M Subhani

Multi Skill Assistant Gr-1

Campus Placements

The Department of Chemical Engineering at IITH offers a state of the art curriculum for its students at all levels to prepare them to become leaders of tomorrow who can transform the chemical industries to solve the socio-economic problems in a sustainable manner. The core of the undergraduate curriculum is designed to build strong foundations in chemical thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, fluid mechanics, process control, and principles of mass and transfer. The department also offers a large number of electives in the areas of energy and environment, advanced materials, chemical processes and biological engineering. The advanced electives along with training on live projects prepares our students to address problems that cuts across the boundaries of conventional chemical engineering. Some of our past recruiters are listed below.
For more details:https://ocs.iith.ac.in/.

Contact Us

Location:

Academic Block-A,IIT Hyderabad,IITH main road,
Kandi, Sangareddy-502284
Telangana, INDIA

Call:

+91 40 2301 6200