Agrawal, Rakesh

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Innovation Title Categories Lead Inventor
Global Optimization of Multicomponent Distillation Configuration
2017-AGRA-67693
  1. Computer Technology
Agrawal, Rakesh
Two-Step Process for Converting Shale Natural Gas to Liquid Fuels
2018-MILL-68025
  1. Chemical Engineering
Miller, Jeffrey T.
Solution Based Synthesis of Copper-Arsenic-Chalcogen Derived Nanoparticles
2016-AGRA-67276
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
Agrawal, Rakesh
More Operable Multicomponent Dividing Wall Columns
2014-AGRA-66719
  1. Chemical Engineering
Agrawal, Rakesh
Nontoxic Solvent for Metal Dissolution in Electronics Manufacturing
2015-AGRA-66929
  1. Chemical Engineering
Agrawal, Rakesh
Controlling Dissolution of Elemental Selenium Improves Selenide Nanoparticles
2014-AGRA-66627
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
  2. Chemical Engineering
Agrawal, Rakesh
Rapid Synthesis of Chalcogenide Nanoparticles
64629
  1. Green Technology
  2. Chemical Engineering
Agrawal, Rakesh
Process for Producing Synthetic Liquid Hydrocarbon
64688
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Green Technology
Agrawal, Rakesh
Fast Hydropyrolysis for Hydrogen Bio-Oil
64940
  1. Green Technology
Agrawal, Rakesh
Synergistically Integrated Natural Gas Reforming Biomass Fast Hydropyrolysis Process
65061
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Green Technology
Agrawal, Rakesh
Synthesis of Earth-Abundant Chalcogenide Nanoparticles
65369
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Green Technology
Agrawal, Rakesh

Details

Dr. Rakesh Agrawal is the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University. In 2017, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) awarded Dr. Agrawal with the Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research. Dr. Agrawal was named the winner of the 2014 Morrill Award that recognizes exceptional excellence among the professoriate and societal impact. In 2013, he was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2011, he was awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from the President of the United States of America, which is the highest honor given by the U.S. government for Technology and Innovation. He is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His research focuses on energy production issues, especially from renewable sources such as solar and biomass to liquid fuels. Dr. Agrawal received the 2014 Morrill Award, which recognizes faculty whose careers have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and in engagement missions. He has nearly 120 U.S. patents and nearly 500 non-U.S. patents. Dr. Agrawal earned a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, an M.Ch.E. from the University of Delaware, and a Sc.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

For additional information, visit Dr. Agrawal's Purdue website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/People/ptProfile?id=3942
or the Rakesh Agrawal Research Group website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/RARG/