Amol A. Kulkarni

Amol A. Kulkarni

Chemical Engineering & Process Development

About Me

Dr. Amol A. Kulkarni Scientist, Group Leader Email: Phone: +91 20 2590 2153

Professional Experience

  • April 2005- Current- Scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  • 2004-March 2005 Post Doctoral Research Fellow (with Prof. Achim Kienle, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 2000-2003 Ph.D Student (with Prof. J. B. Joshi, Inst. of Chem. Tech., Mumbai (formerly UDCT)

Selected Publications

  • Sayan Pal and Amol A. Kulkarni, Quantitative Comparison of Strategies to Delay Clogging in Straight Capillaries, Chemical Engineering Science., 199, 88 - 99 (2019), DOI:
  • Brijesh M. Sharma And Ranjit S. Atapalkar and Amol Kulkarni , Continuous flow solvent free organic synthesis involving solids (reactants/products) using screw reactor, Green Chemistry., , (2019), DOI:10.1039/C9GC02447F.
  • Sayan Pal And Ketan Madane and Amol A. Kulkarni, Antisolvent based precipitation: Batch, capillary flow reactor and impinging jet reactor, Chemical Engineering Journal., 369, 1161 - 1171 (2019), DOI:
  • Chinmay A. Shukla, Sayan Pal And Amol A. Kulkarni, Hydrodynamics and Selectivity Engineering of a Multipoint Dosing Flow Reactor, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., , (2019), DOI:
  • Mrityunjay Sharma, Roopashree B. Acharya And Amol A. Kulkarni, Exploring the Steady Operation of a Continuous Pilot Plant for the Di?Nitration Reaction, Chemical Engineering & Technology., 42, 2241 - 2251 (2019), DOI:
  • Amol A. Kulkarni and Rajashri B. Jundale, Book Chapter : Continuous Flow Synthesis of Nanomaterials, Book Name : Flow Chemistry: Integrated Approaches for Practical Applications., , (2019), DOI:
  • Rajashri Jundale, Atul Bari And Chinnu Thara and Amol Kulkarni, Continuous flow synthesis of Micron size silica nanoparticles: parametric study and effect of dosing strategy, Journal of Flow Chemistry., , (2018), DOI:
  • A. V. Nikam And B.L.V. Prasad and Amol. A. Kulkarni, Wet chemical synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles: a review, CrystEngComm., 20, 5091 - 5107 (2018), DOI:10.1039/C8CE00487K.
  • Yachita Sharma, Arun V Nikam And and Amol A. Kulkarni, Telescoped Sequence of Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions in Multistep Flow Synthesis, Organic Process Research & Development., , (2018), DOI:10.1021/acs.oprd.8b00008.
  • N. Vasudevan, Mrityunjay K. Sharma And D. Srinivasa Reddy and Amol Kulkarni , A multistep continuous flow synthesis of cystic fibrosis medicine Ivacaftor, Reaction Chemistry and Engineering., , (2018), DOI:10.1039/C8RE00025E.
  • Neeta Karjule, Mrityunjay K. Sharma, Jayaraj Nithyanandhan And Amol A. Kulkarni, Modulation of Reactivity of Singlet Radical Pair in Continuous Flow: Photo-Fries Rearrangement, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry., , (2018), DOI:
  • Mrityunjay K. Sharma, Roopashri B. Acharya And Chinmay A. Shukla and Amol A. Kulkarni, Assessing the possibilities of designing a unified multistep continuous flow synthesis platform, Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry., 14, 1917 - 1936 (2018), DOI:10.3762/bjoc.14.166.
  • Arun V Nikam, Amol A. Kulkarni And and Bhagavatula L V Prasad, Microwave assisted batch and continuous flow synthesis of palladium supported on magnetic nickel nanocrystals and their evaluation as reusable catalyst, Crystal Growth & Design., , (2017), DOI:10.1021/acs.cgd.7b00639.
  • Yachita Sharma, Soumya Moulya, RA Joshi And Amol Kulkarni, Continuous Flow Telescopic Oxidation of Alcohols via Generation of Chlorine and Hypochlorite, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering., , (2017), DOI:10.1039/C6RE00225K.
  • Chinmay A Shukla And Amol A Kulkarni, Automating multistep flow synthesis: Approach and challenges in integrating chemistry, machines and logic, Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry., 13, 960 - 987 (2017), DOI:10.3762/bjoc.13.97.
  • Ketan Madane And Amol A Kulkarni, Pressure Equalization Approach for Flow Uniformity in Microreactor with Parallel Channels, Chemical Engineering Science., 176, 96 - 106 (2017), DOI:
  • Victor Sebastian And Saif A. Khan and Amol A. Kulkarni, Perspective article: flow synthesis of functional materials, Journal of Flow Chemistry., , (2017), DOI:
  • Javdeep B. Deshpande and Amol A. Kulkarni, Reaction Engineering for Continuous Production of Silver Nanoparticles, Chemical Engineering and Technology., 41/1, 157 - 167 (2017), DOI:
  • Amol A Kulkarni And Victor Sebastian Cabeza, Insights in the Diffusion Controlled Interfacial Flow Synthesis of Au Nanostructures in a Microfluidic System, Langmuir., 33,50, 14315 - 14324 (2017), DOI:10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03277.
  • Anurag Dobhal, Amol Kulkarni, Prajakta Dandekar And Ratnesh Jain, A microreactor-based continuous process for controlled synthesis of poly-methyl-methacrylate-methacrylic acid (PMMA) nanoparticles, Journal of Materials Chemistry B., 5, 3404 - 3417 (2017), DOI:10.1039/C7TB00560A.
  • Maruti B. Yadav, Sourabh Kulkarni, Ramesh A. Joshi And and Amol A. Kulkarni, Continuous Flow Doebner–Miller Reaction and Isolation Using Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors, Org. Process Res. Dev., , (2016), DOI:10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00179.
  • Gunwant M. Mule, Rajat Lohia And Amol A. Kulkarni, Effect of number of branches on the performance of fractal impeller in a stirred tank: Mixing and hydrodynamics, Chemical Engineering Research and Design., Volume 108, April 2016, 164 - 175 (2016), DOI:doi:10.1016/j.cherd.2016.01.025.
  • C. A. Shukla And A. A. Kulkarni And V. V. Ranade, Selectivity engineering of the diazotization reaction in a continuous flow reactor, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering., , (2016), DOI:10.1039/C5RE00056D.
  • Sayan Pal And Amol A. Kulkarni, Interfacial precipitation and clogging in straight capillaries, Chemical Engineering Science., 153, 344 - 353 (2016), DOI:doi:10.1016/j.ces.2016.07.012.
  • Mrityunjay K. Sharma And Shital B. Potdar andAmol A. Kulkarni, Pinched Tube Flow Reactor: Hydrodynamics and Suitability for Exothermic Multiphase Reactions, AIChE Journal., , (2016), DOI:10.1002/aic.15498.
  • Gunwant M. Mule and Amol A. Kulkarni, Mixing of Medium Viscosity Liquids in a Stirred Tank with Fractal Impeller, Theoretical Foundation of Chemical Engineering., 50(6), 914 - 921 (2016), DOI:DOI: 10.1134/S0040579516060105.
  • Y. Sharma And R. A. Joshi and A. A. Kulkarni, Continuous-Flow Nitration of o-Xylene: Effect of Nitrating Agent and Feasibility of Tubular Reactors for Scale-Up, Org. Process Res. Dev., 19 (9), 1138 - 1147 (2015), DOI:10.1021/acs.oprd.5b00064?.
  • Jaydeep B Deshpande And Amol A Kulkarni, Effect of interfacial mass transfer on the dispersion in segmented flow in straight capillaries, AIChE Journal., Volume 61, Issue 12, 4294 - 4308 (2015), DOI:10.1002/aic.14945.
  • Vivek V Ranade, Mrityunjay K Sharma And Amol A Kulkarni, CRE for MAGIC (modular, agile, intensified & continuous) processes, Chemical Engineering Journal., 278, 454 - 468 (2015), DOI:doi:10.1016/j.cej.2014.12.050.
  • Arun V. Nikam, Arulraj Arulkashmir, Kothandam Krishnamoorthy, Amol A. Kulkarni And B. L. V. Prasad, pH-Dependent Single-Step Rapid Synthesis of CuO and Cu2O Nanoparticles from the Same Precursor, Crystal Design & Growth., 14(9), 4329 - 4334 (2014), DOI:10.1021/cg500394p.
  • Ravi Kumar D.V, Prasad B.L.V And Kulkarni A.A, Segmented flow synthesis of Ag nanoparticles in spiral microreactor: Role of continuous and dispersed phase, Chem. Eng. J., 192, 357 - 368 (2012).
  • Cabeza V. S, Kuhn S, Kulkarni A. A And Jensen K. F. , Size-Controlled Flow Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles Using a Segmented Flow Microfluidic Platform, Langmuir., 28(17), 7007 - 7013 (2012).
  • Kulkarni A. A, Kalyani V. S, Joshi R. A And Joshi R. R, Continuous Flow Nitration of Benzaldehyde, Organic Process Research and Development., 13 (5), 1003 - 1006 (2009).

Research Interest

  • PROCESS Development AND Scale-up
  • Industrial Flow Processes
  • Multiphase reactors and Microreactors
  • Process Intensification & MAGIC Processes

Contact Details

Dr. Amol A. Kulkarni

Office: 529, PP-1 Building, CEPD
National Chemical Laboratory
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road
Pune 411008, India
Phone  +91 20 2590 2153
Fax +91 20 2590 2621