Prof (Dr.) C.M Narayanan is Professor of Chemical Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Durgapur.

He received BSc Engg from Banaras Hindu University, M.E. from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology , Kharagpur. He is actively engaged in Teaching and Research for the last thirty nine years.

He has published 105 (one hundred and five) research papers in Journals of international repute.

He is the author of four well known books on Chemical Engineering such as on Computer Aided Design of Chemical Process Equipment, Mechanical Operations for Chemical Engineers, Unit Operations and Unit Processes (in two Volumes) and on Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering .

His fields of interest are Transport Phenomena, Computer Aided Design, Energy Engineering, Process Modeling and Simulation, Mechanical Operations, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering.

He is a Life Member of many Professional Societies such as The Institution of Engineers(I), Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Indian Society for Technical Education, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer and Bioplastic Society.

He is a member of Review Board of many International Journals such as Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Energy Conversion and Management, Heat and Mass Transfer, International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Indian Chemical Engineer, Journal of Institution of Engineers (I).

He is an honorary Software Consultant to a large number of chemical industries and is regarded as an established expert on Computer Aided Design and Software development.

He has established five SSI units. Prof. Narayanan has coordinated several national workshops on CAD and has convened a number of international / national seminars and Symposia.

He has been to many countries abroad such as Germany, Switzerland, Japan, USA, China, UK , Sultanate of Oman , Netherlands, Spain, France and Australia as Visiting Scientist . Prof. Narayanan has been the permanent FACULTY ADVISOR to ISTE ( Indian Society for Technical Education ) Students’ Chapter, Durgapur since its inception in 1995 ( for the last TWENTY ONE years). He relinquished office in April, 2016. During his tenure, he has coordinated TWENTY All India Students’ Engineering Congresses (AISECs) and SIXTEEN Inter-college Technical Meets ( ITMs ). He has been the Chairman, Organising Committee of Golden Jubilee International Conference (GJIC – 2015) on Recent Developments in Chemical & Biochemical Engineering which was part of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT, Durgapur.

He has been appointed as the GUEST EDITOR to the Special Issue of Journal of Modern Chemistry and Chemical Technology (Volume 7, April, 2016) which contained selected research papers of above conference (GJIC – 2015).

He has been conferred with BHARAT JYOTI award for his outstanding contribution to research and development, particularly in the areas of Computer Aided Design and Software development.

He has also been conferred with the MOST EMINENT ENGINEERING PERSONALITY Award from The Institution of Engineers (India) in September, 2016.

. His name has been included in the international Who’s Who published by the American Biographical Society, U.S.A. Visit him at :

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Chemical Engineering Design

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