Gaurav G. Dastane

Gaurav G. Dastane

Chemical Engineering & Process Development

About Me

Dr. Gaurav Dastane is a chemical engineer by training. He did B.Tech in chemical engineering from Pune University and Masters in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D in chemical Engineering from Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai. Currently he is working at NCL as a Senior scientist in Chemical Engineering and Process Development Division.
His research interests include Computational Fluid dynamics, multiphase flow modeling, Fuel cell and electrolyser modeling, modeling of cavitation systems, water treatment, and life cycle assessment.

Professional Experience

  1. Dec. 2023 - Present: Senior Scientist, CEPD Division, CSIR NCL, Pune
  2. May 2022 - Dec 2023: Project Scientist-II, Catalysis Division, CSIR NCL, Pune
  3. March 2019 - May 2022: Co-Founder, Research Scientist, GermSAFE Technology LLP, Mumbai
  4. July 2015 - March 2021: Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai.
  5. September 2012 - July 2015: CFD Engineer, Bloom Energy India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

Selected Publications

  • P. R. Patil, G. G. Dastane And A. B. Pandit, Numerical investigation of turbulent flow and heat transfer characteristics in the Improved Kenics static mixer, Heat Transfer., , (2023), DOI:
  • G. G. Dastane, V. S. Sutkar, A. V. Mahulkar And A. B. Pandit, Future trends and promising applications of industrial sonochemical processes, Energy Aspects of Acoustic Cavitation and Sonochemistry., , (2022), DOI:
  • P. D. Dwidmuthe, G. G. Dastane, C. S. Mathpati And J. B. Joshi, Study of blood flow in stenosed artery model using computational fluid dynamics and response surface methodology, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering., , (2020), DOI:
  • G. G. Dastane, H. Thakkar, R. Shah, S. Perala, J. Raut And A.B. Pandit, Single and multiphase CFD simulations for designing cavitating venturi, Chemical Engineering Research and Design., 149, 1 - 12 (2019), DOI:
  • S. B. Doltade, G. G. Dastane, N. L. Jadhav, A. B. Pandit, D. V Pinjari, N. Somkuwar And R. Paswan, Hydrodynamic cavitation as an imperative technology for the treatment of petroleum refinery effluent, Journal of Water Process Engineering., , (2019), DOI:

Research Interest

  • Mathematical Modeling & Optimization
  • Fuel Cell Research
  • Mathematical and computational modeling
  • Mathematical & computational modeling
  • Process Development & scale-up

Contact Details

Dr. Gaurav Dastane
Senior Scientist
Chemical Engineering & Process Development Division
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road,
Pune-411008, India
Phone: +91-20-25902015,