Faculty Profile

Raghunath Halder

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Building: Buchard
Room: B-307B
Phone: 201.216.8578
Fax: 201.216.8306
Email: rhalder@stevens.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Program:  Chemical Engineering
Research Center:  New Jersey Center for MicroChemical Systems (NJCMCS)
Education
  • Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering (1992)
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, M. Tech. In Chemical Engineering (1986)
  • University of Calcutta, Calcutta, B. Tech. (1984)
  • University of Calcutta, Calcutta, B. Sc. (Honors in Chemistry) (1980)
Research
Research interests include experimental studies on fast and highly exothermic reactions in microchannel reactors to prevent any reactor explosion, developments of kinetic rate expressions of the reaction systems by using the microchannel reactor data.
Experience
  • Research Associate, Dept. of Chemical, Biomedical and Materials Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2003 to present
  • Process/R&D Engineer, Sterling Berkefeld Inc., Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1995 – 2003
  • Senior Research Associate, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi (1993-1994)
  • Research Associate, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi (1991-1993)
Patents & Inventions
  • Halder, R. And Lister, J., 'Method and apparatus for removing trihalomethanes and dissolved oxygen from water', U.S. Patent, Number 6,277,175 (2001)
  • Registered Professional Engineers in Ontario, Canada