Dr. Anand Kulkarni


Dr. Anand D. Kulkarni is a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. After serving the chemical industry for around 3 years his passion for teaching brought him to academics. Being a teacher by choice, he likes experimenting with learning pedagogies and has successfully implemented them. His interest lies in the field of Petroleum Refining, Fuels, Thermodynamics, and Flow Assurance. His research work is related to Flow Assurance and Biofuels. He has worked on paraffin wax deposition control in crude oil using novel methods. Currently, he is working on biomass valorification.

Qualification :

PhD (Chemical Engineering)

M.E. (Chemical Engineering)

B.E.(Chemical Engineering)

Research Papers :

Research paper 1: A.D.Kulkarni, T.R.Humbare, P.D.Khurpade and S.Nandi (2019), ‘Comments on “Measurements and empirical correlations in predicting biodiesel-diesel blends’ viscosity and density”, Fuel, 256, 115837, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.115837

Research paper 2: Kale P.R, Kulkarni A.D and Nandi S.(2014) ‘Synthesis of Biodiesel from Low-Cost Vegetable Oil and Prediction of Fuel Properties of Biodiesel – Diesel Mixture’, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53, 19654-19659

Research paper 3: A. D. Kulkarni and K.S. Wani, “Investigations on the recovery of the apparent viscosity of crude oil after magnetic fluid conditioning”, Presented at the 7 th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER 2019) held at IIT, Bombay during 10-12 December 2019. Proceedings published as book volume of Springer Proceedings in Energy.

Experience :

  • Teaching Experience: 12 years
  • Industry Experience: 2 years, 8 months


Thermodynamics, Flow Assurance, Petroleum Refining