Vivek Utgikar, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering






Chemical Eng. Dept.

UI (Moscow)

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Research Interests: Hydrogen Production and Utilization, Microbial Treatment of Waste Streams, Pollution Prevention and Resource Recovery, and Energy Systems.

Teaching Interests: Hydrogen, Chemical Reaction Engineering and Thermodynamics, Hazardous Waste Treatment, and Electrochemical Engineering.

Dr. Utgikar has process development, design and engineering
experience in organic chemical industry, and has been a consultant to a number of industries in the areas of process/product improvement and environmental compliance.

Dr. Utgikar holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a registered professional engineer in the States of Idaho and Ohio. His other degrees include a Baccalaureate and a Masters in chemical engineering, from the University of Mumbai (Bombay), India.
 




Phone: (208) 533-8117, Fax: (208) 526-8254  E-mail: vutgikar@uidaho.edu

Research

Graduate Program in Idaho Falls

Spring 2012 Courses: ChE/ME 515: Transport Phenomena            ChE 536: Electrochemical Engineering

Fall 2011 Courses: ChE 529 - Chemical Engineering Kinetics        ChE 490/590 - Hydrogen Energy Systems

                                ChE/NE/ME 501: Graduate Seminar


Courses Taught

Fall Semesters Spring Semesters

Fall 2010
       
ChE 223: Material and Energy Balances
          ChE 504 (NE 582): Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposition
                                                and Management
          ChE 545: Mass Transfer Operations - I

Fall 2009
       Special Topics - Hydrogen
         ChE: 529: Chemical Engineerng Kinetics

Fall 2008

      ChE 545: Mass Transfer Operations I

Fall 2007
      Special Topics - Hydrogen
       ChE 529: Chemical Engineering Kinetics

Fall 2006
      Hydrogen

        ChE 541: Chemical Engineering Analysis I

Fall 2005

      ChE 504: Special Topics - Hydrogen
       ChE 529: Chemical Engineering Kinetics

Fall 2004
        ChE 504: Special Topics -Hydrogen
      ChE 527: Thermodynamics

Fall 2003
        ChE 223: Material and Energy Balances
        ChE 529: Chemical Engineering Kinetics

Fall 2002
        ChE 223:Material and Energy Balances
        ChE 527: Thermodynamics

Spring 2011
         ChE 527: Thermodynamics
            ChE 546: Mass Transfer Operations II

Spring 2010
         ChE 504: Electrochemical Engineering
           ChE/ME 515: Transport Phenomena


Spring 2009

         ChE 527: Thermodynamics
           ChE 546: Mass Transfer Operations II

Spring 2008

        ChE/ME 515:
Transport Phenomena
          ChE 504: Special Topics -
Electrochemical Engineering

Spring 2007

      ChE/ME 515: Transport Phenomena
         ChE 527: Thermodynamics

Spring 2006

       ChE 504 - Electrochemical Engineering

Spring 2005

       ChE 541: Chemical Engineering Analysis I

         ChE 579: Hazardous Waste Site Remediation Design

Spring 2004
        ChE 578: Treatment of Hazardous Chemical Wastes

Spring 2003
           ChE 504: Special Topics - Electrochemical Engineering
           ChE 541: Chemical Engineering Analysis I