Dr. Sarang P. Gumfekar

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Assistant Professor
Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 

Department of Chemical Engineering

Office Location: 310 (TC-1)

Research Group Website

Email: 

sarang.gumfekar@iitrpr.ac.in 

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
Education: 
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)