Intermolecular and surface forces; organic fouling of hydrophobic surfaces
A Molecular to Macro-scale Assessment of Direct Contact Membrane Distillation for Separating Organics from Water. S. Pillai, A. Santana, R. Das, B. R. Shrestha, E. Manalastas, H. Mishra*. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019 (under review).
Nuclear Quantum Effects in Hydrophobic Nanoconfinement. Shrestha, B. R., Pillai, S., Santana, A., Donaldson, Jr., S. H., Pascal, T. A., Mishra, H.*. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019
Evaluating the Potential of Superhydrophobic Nanoporous Alumina Membranes for Direct Contact Membrane Distillation. N. Subramanian, A. Qamar, A. Alsaadi, A. Gallo Jr., M. Ghifari, J-G. Lee, S. Pillai, S. Arunachalam, D. Anjum, F. Sharipov, N. Ghaffour, H. Mishra, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2018, 533, 723-732
PhD, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 2019 - “Investigating Mechanisms Underlying Hydrophobic Interactions between Extended Surfaces in Aqueous Environments”
M.Tech.,Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, India, 2014
B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Government Engineering College, Calicut, India, 2011
2014-2015: Assistant Manager Design and Development, Sunrise Industries India Pvt ltd.
Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)