Dr Bhaskar Dattatraya Kulkarni

Ex.CSIR-Distinguished Scientist (Engg. Sciences), JC Bose Fellow and INSA Senior Scientist, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 411008

Areas of Interest:

Chemical reaction and reactor engineering, Modeling and simulation, optimization and control, sustainable development and LCA analysis.


Reaction engineering & math modelling

Consultancy Areas:

General Advisory consultancy to industries.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

Dr.Kulkarni has developed several micro-, meso and macroscopic models lincluding the stochastic formalisms and artificial intelligence tools for better fundamental understanding of the behavior of reaction and reactor systems. He has applied the results of analysis for improving the performance of commercial systems. The work has been published extensively (~500 international publications) and innovative ideas patented (~25 US patents) and licensed for commercial use. The noise-filtering algorithm has been sold to a US based company and exploited in several devices for consumer applications. A wavelet based diagnostic device using the pulse-wave form for early detection of several commonly found diseases is licensed to a company for societal use..

Professional Experience:

  • Dist. Scientist (2010-2015)}
  • Sci.G (1993-2010) } – CSIR
  • Sci.F(1988-1993) } NCL


Modelling-simulations, efficiency improvement, optimisation-control of reactors.


Contact Information


CEPD Division,
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pashan road,
Pune 411 008 (India)
Ph : 020-25902150/2620 (Office)
: 020-25902770/2772 (Direct)
Cell: 919881729726

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  • B.Tech(1970)LIT, Nagpur
  • M.Tech(1972)LIT, Nagpur
  • Ph.D(1978)CSIR-NCL, Pune


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • FNA(1991)
  • FASc(1988)
  • FNAE(1989)
  • FTWA(2001)

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated Select

Year of Election to Fellowship: 1989

Year of Birth: 5/05/1949