Dr. Bachan Singh Rawat

Scientist G and HOD, Separation Processes Division


Areas of Interest:

Petroleum Refining, particularly physical separation processes like solvent extraction, adsorption, liquid and solid membranes, solvent dewaxing and deoiling processes.

Specialization:

Specialised in developing solvent Extration technologies for production of aromatics like benzene, toluene.

Consultancy Areas:

petroleum studies in general and studies related to liquid-liquid & vapour-liquid equilibrium, separations through membranes, adsorptions in particular.

 

Sector Associated With:

R & D

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Petroleum technologies related to petroleum separation processes mentioned above.

Major Professional Contributions:

1. Development & commercialisation of sulpholane extraction technology for production of pure benzene -toluene in collaboration with E I L.
2. Development & commercialisation of N M P extraction technology for production of food grade hexane. These are large scale plants operating in different refineries in India (BPCL, CRL, HPCL).

Professional Experience:

  • Worked for 34 yrs in R & D in IIP on the subjects mentioned above.
  • Was Emeritus scientist for 5yrs & was consultant to IOC R&D Centre, Faridabad for 2 yrs.

Keywords:

solvent extraction technologies for benzene extraction, liquid-liquid Equilibrium with hydrocarbon sulpholane/NMP, liquid Membrane studies for aromatics separation

 

Contact Information

Office

 
52/1, Teg Bahadur Road - 3, Dehradun - 248001.

Phone: 9411110809 (M)

 

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Education

  • M. Sc., Chemistry
  • PhD

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

CSRI technology awards : 4.

  • NRDC award.
  • CSRI Technoloy shield.
  • Best paper in Liquid Membrane work.
  • Doon Ratana etc.

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated To: Section IV: Chemical Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 1998


Year of Birth: 1937