Dr. Vandana Sakhre has over 24 years of experience in teaching, research, and industry, which includes 19 years as an Assistant Professor, 2.5 years of Industrial experience, and 3 years as a Research Fellow of CSIR Labs. While teaching she has developed various labs including Heat Transfer, Mass Transfer, and Chemical Reaction Engineering and Process Dynamics & Control labs. The advanced separation and research lab for the M. Tech program was also developed. Currently, Dr. Vandana is working with the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai campus as an Associate Professor since 2017. She is handling the chemical engineering department as the Program Coordinator and the coordinator of a student project and research work. She is presently working on the BASF project as an externally funded project and she did a few internally funded research projects. She is dedicated to teaching, learning, and research. Dr. Vandana has worked on AI techniques for the synthesis and control of chemical separation processes, especially Reactive Distillation (RD). She is also engaged in research on sustainability and environmental management.
Title : Synthesis of bioplastics and their characteristics