Rakesh Agrawal

  • Citation name:
    Agrawal, R.
  • Affiliation:
    Purdue University
  • State:
    IN
  • Country:
    USA

RAKESH AGRAWAL, ScD, is the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue Univ. (Email: agrawalr@purdue.edu). His research includes novel processes for the fabrication of low-cost thin-film solar cells, energy systems analysis, shale gas processing, biomass-to-liquid-fuel conversion, synthesis of efficient multicomponent separation processes using distillation, membranes and adsorption, and basic and applied research in gas separations and liquefaction. He is director of the center for Sustainable Food Energy and Water Systems (SFEWS). He has received several awards and honors, including the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Inventors, and AIChE. He holds 126 U.S. patents, has published 222 technical papers, and has given more than 260 invited lectures.

Sessions chaired or co-chaired:
Session 1: The transition to sustainable living 16th International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering
Authored:
(176d) Solution Processed Inorganic Solar Cells
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1097-7)
(102d) Improving Energy Efficiency of Distillation
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1097-7)
Process Intensification in Multicomponent Distillation
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
(32c) Comparing Membrane & Distillation on an Equivalent Basis
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(225b) Classification and Comparison of Dividing Wall Columns
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1113-4)
Associated proceedings: 
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety
2008 Spring Meeting & 4th Global Congress on Process Safety
2007 Spring Meeting & 3rd Global Congress on Process Safety
2009 Spring Meeting & 5th Global Congress on Process Safety
2011 Spring Meeting & 7th Global Congress on Process Safety
2010 Annual Meeting
2017 Annual Meeting
6th International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering
2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety
2019 AIChE Annual Meeting
2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS
2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting