Dr. Sarang P. Gumfekar

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Office Location: 310 (TC-1)

Research Group Website



Phone: +91-1881-242238 (Office)

Areas of Research: 
Synthesis of functional polymers; Highly porous aerogel synthesis; Water treatment; Water-soluble polymers for wastewater treatment and mineral beneficiation; Advanced oxidation processes (AOPs); Polymer reaction engineering; Surface interactions in polymers; Hydrogels for energy and environment; Synthesis and applications of degradable polymers; Polymer coatings; Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) and nanofibers (CNFs); Electrically-conducting polymers; Conductive adhesives for electronics applications; Electrocatalyst nanomaterials; Polymer gel electrolyte membranes; Energy storage devices
PhD (Chemical Engineering), University of Alberta, Canada, 2018
MASc (Chemical Engineering), University of Waterloo, Canada, 2013
BE (Chemical Engineering), University of Pune (Vishwakarma Institute of Technology), India, 2009
Work Experience: 
Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (Wiley)
Post-doctoral Fellow, National Research Council of Canada- Nanotechnology Research Center, Canada
Lecturer, Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada (concurrent with post-doc)
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-doctoral Fellowship, 2020 (Declined)