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Rohini Bala Chandran

Rohini Bala Chandran

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

TREE Lab

Address

3450 GGB
2350 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: rbchan@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-9049

Degrees

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2015
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2010
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, BITS-Pilani, 2008

Research Interests

Thermal and fluid sciences, multiscale computational model development, radiative heat transfer, optics, chemical kinetics of heterogeneous reactions, electrochemical engineering, semiconductor physics

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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Solar-powered wastewater treatment coupled with energy and nutrient recovery
01/28/2020
"Our goal is to identify solar-powered wastewater nitrate treatment pathways that facilitate the recovery of energy by producing value-added chemicals from these nutrients," said Bala Chandran. The work is funded by Bala Chandran’s startup funds and MCubed, a University initiative to encourage innovative, interdisciplinary research. The project marries fundamental materials-scale catalysis, physics-based modeling, and experimental investigations. 

Bala Chandran's Paper Published in Energy and Environmental Science
01/31/2018
Assistant Professor Bala Chandran's research featured on inside front cover of high impact journal Energy and Environmental Science. 

ME Welcomes New Faculty Members
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The ME department is pleased to welcome Rohini Bala Chandran, Elliott Rouse and Alex Shorter who are joining the faculty as assistant professors.