Vivek V. Ranade

Vivek V. Ranade

Chemical Engineering & Process Development

About Me

We work in the following fields

Multiphase flows, Flows with phase change, CFD
Process intensification, Reactor Engineering
Development of fluidic devices for variety of applications
MAGIC (modular, agile, intensified and continuous) reactors and processes

Professional Experience

Deputy Director and Chairman, Chemical Engineering and Process Development Division June 2011 – Present 
National Chemical Laboratory 
Head, Catalysis, Reactors & Separations Unit, NCL 2010 – June 2011 (1 year)
CEO and CTO June 2008 – May 2010 (2 years)
Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 
Head, Catalysis, Reactors and Separations Unit April 2007 – May 2008 (1years 2 months)
National Chemical Laboratory 
Head, Industrial Flow Modeling Group, NCL October 1998 - March 2007 (9 years 6 months)
Visisting Researcher, University of Twente, The Netherlands 1997 – 1998 (1 year)
Head, Industrial Flow Modeling Group, NCL February 1994 - September 1997 (3 year 7 months)
Guest Researcher, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands May 1993 - January 1994 (9 months)
Scientist, NCL April 1990 - April 1993 (3 year 1 month)
Resarch Associate, ETH Zurich, Switzerland October 1988 - March 1990 (1 year 6 months)

Selected Publications

Research Interest

  • Process Development & scale-up
  • Reactor Engineering

Contact Details

Contact
Dr. Vivek V. Ranade
Deputy Director and Chair,
Chemical Engineering and Process Development
National Chemical Laboratory
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road
Pune 411008, India
Phone  +91 20 2590 2170
Fax +91 20 2590 2170
Email: vv.ranade {at} ncl.res.in