Shrikant Dhodapkar | AIChE

Shrikant Dhodapkar

Shrikant Dhodapkar is a Fellow in Performance Plastics Process R&D at Dow Chemical Co. (Email: He has been with Dow for 25 years and has worked closely with the plastics business to develop, design, and implement technologies related to material handling. He is an expert in the field of solids processing and bulk solids handling and has extensive industrial experience in powder characterization, fluidization, pneumatic conveying, silo design, gas-solid separation, mixing, coating, computer modeling, and scale-up. He received his B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology in chemical engineering, and an MS and PhD from the Univ. of Pittsburgh, both in chemical engineering. He is a Fellow of AIChE and past chair of the Particle Technology Forum. He has authored or co-authored over 35 external publications and four chapters in handbooks. He is also an adjunct professor of chemical engineering at the Univ. of Pittsburgh.