Washington University in St. Louis


Palghat (P. A.) Ramachandran

Professor Ramachandran joined Washington University in St. Louis in 1982 as an associate professor of Chemical Engineering. Today, he teaches many graduate courses in areas of transport phenomena, reaction engineering, multiphase reactor analysis, computational engineering, engineering mathematics, environmental reaction engineering, semi-conductor material processing analysis, and pollution prevention in chemical processes.
Professor Ramachandran's research interests are in chemical reaction engineering, three phase catalytic reactors, mathematical modeling, semiconductor material processing, boundary element and integral equations, and reactor design for pollution prevention.
Selected Publications

Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance (TEOM) Studies of Isobutane, n-Butane and Propane Sorption in β- and Y-zeolies,Gong, K.; Subramaniam, B.; Ramachandran, P. A.; Hutchenson, K. W.,  AIChE J. 2010.

Solution Strategy for film model for non-isothermal gas-liquid reactions. S. Limtrakul, A. Kongo,  P. A. Ramachandran, Chem.. Eng Sci, 2010.

Selected Research
Hydrodynamic & Internal Diffusion Effects in Chemical Looping Combustion
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor: CCCU
Contact Palghat (P. A.) Ramachandran
Address 1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1180
City/St/Zip St. Louis, MO 63130

Brauer Hall, Room 1003

Phone (314) 935-6531
Fax (314) 935-5464
Email rama@wustl.edu
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PhD, University of Bombay, 1971
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Bombay, 1967
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