A Leading Personality in The World’s Drying Technology and Is Often Referred to As The “Drying Guru”.
PhD (McGill), Doctor Honoris Causa (Lodz, Poland) and Lyon1 (Lyon,France)
Life Fellow, ASME , Honorary Fellow,IICHE,
Editor-in-Chief, Drying Technology, T&F ,USA
* Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioresource Engineering and Department of Mining & Material Science, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
* Adjunct Research Professor, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
* Distinguished Professor of Food Engineering, KMUTT, Bangkok, Thailand
* Honorary Professor, University of Queensland, Australia
* Honorary Professor, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China
* Honorary Professor, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, China
* Distinguished Professor, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai , India
* Emeritus Professor, NIFTEM, Kundli, India
Current location: Toronto , Canada
Professor Mujumdar is a recipient of numerous international awards and honors for his outstanding achievements and contributions to chemical engineering, especially to drying technology and heat and mass transfer.
Recipient of two of China’s highest award for International Cooperation in Science and Technology, January 2014 and September 2014, Beijing.
Dedicated Educator, Accomplished Researcher, and Research Advisor, Exceptional Mentor. A distinguished scientist in the world’s chemical and process engineering, especially in the theory and practice of drying processes.
A leading personality in the world’s drying technology and is often referred to as the “Drying Guru”. The initiator of the International Drying Symposia (IDS) and the flagship journal on drying technology.
The author of numerous publications, books, chapters in books, monographs, conference presentations, seminars, and keynote lectures; The editor and co-author of numerous books which are the source of modern knowledge on drying and related inter- and multi-disciplinary fields.
Professor Mujumdar mentors the virtual Transport Processes Research (TPR) Group that focuses on experimental and modeling studies of heat, mass and momentum transport problems of industrial interest. The current research interests of the TPR Group include drying; electronics cooling; modeling of PEM fuel cell (Proton-exchange membrane fuel cell) & lithium-Ion battery; heat and mass transfer under jets; mathematical modeling of minerals, metals, and materials processing operation (M3TC).
Additionally, he has a number of international collaborative projects underway with institutions around the world; he provides guidance and mentorship to researchers and faculty members.
An amazing husband, father, friend and philosopher. The personality of great culture and moral values.
Short biodata (May 22, 2018) – From ICT Handbook for Admission,2018
Degrees including Fellowships: B. Chem. Eng. (UDCT, Mumbai, India), M. Eng., Ph.D. (McGill, Canada), Doctor Honoris Causa (Lodz Tech Univ., Poland and University of Lyon, France), Life Fellow ASME (USA), Fellow CIC (Canada), Fellow, Ind. Inst. Chem. Eng. (India), Fellow, Institute of Engineers (Singapore)
Current title: Distinguished Professor, ICT, Mumbai; Emeritus Professor, NFTEM, Kundli; Honorary Professor, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, University of Queensland, Australia. Adjunct Professor, Bioresource Engineering and Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
Previous positions: Research Engineer, Carrier Technical Centre, Syracuse, NY, USA; Professor, Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Canada (1986 – 2000); Professor, Mechanical Engineering/ Engineering Science/ Director, Minerals, Metals and Materials Technology Centre, National University of Singapore (2000 – 2013) Distinguished Engineering Fellow, HKUST, 2014
Research interests: Advanced thermal drying and dewatering processes; Modeling transport phenomena; Energy systems; Thermal fluid engineering and science; Food processing
No. of Ph D students advised 66; Masters students produced 25; Post-doctoral fellows, Research Scholars 30.
No.of papers: 657 (Scopus, last assessed on May 22, 2018) citations :15,663.
H index: 56 (Scopus, last assessed on May 22, 2018)
Total citations: 15200 (Scopus, last assessed on May 22, 2018)
No of books: 3 authored, 60+ edited/coedited during 1977-2018
Major (selected) awards: Govt. of China Highest Award for International Cooperation in Science & Technology(2014); China Government Friendship Award, 2014; International S&T Award of Jiangsu Province and Tianjin City ,China, 2013,2014) Mars award for Lifetime Achievement in Drying, 2010; Platinum Award of ICT, Mumbai, India, 2010.