About the Department
The department of chemical Engineering at IIT Hyderabad started functioning in the year 2009. Today the department is one of the largest in IIT Hyderabad with 30 PhD students, 40 M.Tech students, 60 B.Tech student and 13 faculty members till June 2014.
The department currently has 13 faculty members. All of them graduated from internationally reputed universities and most of them had spent considerable amount of time as postdoctoral fellows in organizations of international repute or in industries. The global exposure of the faculty members helps inculcate the best research culture in out postgraduate students.
Catalysis, Fuel cells, Fluid Mechanics, Mineral Processing, Cellular and Biological Engineering, Process control, Drug Delivery, Polymers, and Nano-science and Engineering are the major research focus in the department. Although, the faculty members started joining the department only by early 2010, currently we have 8 funded research projects with total value of 2.5 Cr. The volume of research publications from the department in a short period of time speaks for the quality and research culture in the department. To-date, the department faculty members have published over 60+ peer reviewed international journal publications, 100+ conference proceedings.