Niket S. Kaisare

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Phone: +91 44 22574176


2014 -present : Assistant Professor

Research Areas

  • Catalytic combustion
  • Micro-reactors
  • Advanced process control
  • Energy and fuel processing

Selected Journal Publications


  • Yedala, N; Kaisare, N S: A CFD study of ignition of lean propane-air mixtures in a heat recirculating U-bend catalytic microreactor. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 173 , pp. 15-26, 2021, ISSN: 02638762. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
  • Jayaraman, J P; Hamdan, M; Velpula, M; Kaisare, N S; Chandiran, A K: BiVO4/Cs2PtI6Vacancy-Ordered Halide Perovskite Heterojunction for Panchromatic Light Harvesting and Enhanced Charge Separation in Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 13 (14), pp. 16267-16278, 2021, ISSN: 19448244. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
  • Yedala, N; Kaisare, N S: Modeling of thermal integration of a catalytic microcombustor with a thermoelectric for power generation applications. Energy and Fuels, 35 (6), pp. 5141-5152, 2021, ISSN: 08870624. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
  • Raghu, A K; Kaisare, N S: Study of propane/air catalytic combustion in heat recirculating U-bend and spiral microcombustors. Journal of Flow Chemistry, 2021, ISSN: 2062249X. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
  • Ravi, A; Kaisare, N S: Two-layered dynamic control for simultaneous set-point tracking and improved economic performance. Journal of Process Control, 97 , pp. 17-25, 2021, ISSN: 09591524. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
  • Dammalapati, S; Aghalayam, P; Kaisare, N: Modeling the effects of the inlet manifold design on the performance of a diesel oxidation catalytic converter. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 60 (10), pp. 3860-3870, 2021, ISSN: 08885885. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Research Projects

  • Model Predictive Control
  • Approximate Dynamic Programming
  • Artificial Lift Optimization in Natural Gas Reservoirs
  • Catalytic Combustion in Micro-Reactors; Multi-Scale Modeling

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Awards & Recognitions

  • Prof. YBG Varma Award for Teaching excellence for the academic year 2018-2019.
  • 2017 -Institute Research & Development Award -Early Career for the year 2016-17.
  • 2013-Extra Miler Award for contributions in “Integrated Engineering” at ABB
  • 2011-INAE YOUNG ENGINEER AWARD-Indian National Academy of Engineers
  • 2010-Young Faculty Recognition Award
  • Elected by the Academic Reforms Group at IIT-Madras as one of the teachers to have “Inspired the undergraduate students and made a mark in their lives,” 2009
  • Outstanding graduate student award, Georgia Tech, April 2003
  • Andrews Research Fellow, Purdue University, August 1999 – 2000
  • Best undergraduate research assistantship project, Summer 1997