Anil K. Mehrotra

Interim Department Head

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Professor

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

PhD - Chemical Engineering, University of Calgary, 1980

University of Calgary, 1980

MEng - Environmental Engineering

Asian Institute of Technology, 1975

BE (Honours) - Chemical Engineering

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, 1972

Contact information

Phone

Office: 403.220.7406
Cell: 403.701.7406

Web presence

Personal website

Location

CNRL Engineering Complex: ENB 202A

Office hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Courses

Heat Transfer (ENCH 403)

Chemical Engineering Process Development (ENCH 423)

Air Pollution and its Impact on the Energy Sector (SEDV 609)


Preferred method of communication

Please contact me by email


Research

Research areas

  • Chemical engineering
  • Energy and environment engineering

Research activities

Dr. Mehrotra’s research group is focused on understanding and modelling the various properties and behaviour exhibited by heavy crude oils. His research develops models for improving the transport of crude oil and remediation of contaminated soils.

Key areas of research 

  • Transport and thermodynamic properties of crude oil and bitumen
  • Kinetics and mechanism of solid deposition and fouling
  • Remediation of contaminated soil

His research has published over 160 refereed journal publications.


Biography

Dr. Anil Mehrotra obtained a BE (Hons) in chemical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Science in India, an MEng in environmental engineering from the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand, and a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Calgary.

Dr. Mehrotra is a former (and the founding) director of the Centre for Environmental Engineering Research and Education (CEERE) and a former director of the Interdisciplinary Sustainable Energy Development (SEDV) program. He has held several leadership positions, including interim dean of the Schulich School of Engineering. He has received numerous teaching and service awards for excellence in engineering education as well as Fellowships from the Chemical Institute of Canada, Engineers Canada, and Geoscientists Canada. He is Secretary-Treasurer of the Shastri Indo-Canadian Insitute (SICI) and Secretary of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE).

He is affiliated to:

  • Centre for Environmental Engineering Research & Education (CEERE), former Director
  • Interdisciplinary Sustainable Energy Development (SEDV) Master’s Degree Program, former Director

He has provided consulting services to many oil and gas companies in Canada, the US and New Zealand. 


Publications

Haj-Shafiei, S. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2019, "Achieving cold flow conditions for 'waxy' mixtures with minimum solid deposition", Fuel, 235, 1092–1099.    

Cubi, E., J.A. Bergerson and A. Mehrotra, 2018, "Using life cycle assessment to facilitate energy mix planning in the Galapagos Islands", In Sustainable Energy Mix in Fragile Environments: Frameworks and Perspectives, Edited by M.-E. Tyler, Springer, Chapter 6, 93-105. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6_6.    

Sinha, C. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2018, "Investigation of wax deposit 'sloughing' from paraffinic mixtures in pipe flow", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 96(1), 377–389.
   

Rathour, R., J. Gupta, M. Kumar, M. Hiloidhari, A.K. Mehrotra and I. Thakur, 2017, "Metagenomic sequencing of microbial communities from a brackish water of Pangong Lake of North West Indian Himalayas (Genome A01029-17)", Genome Announcements, 5(4), e01029-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.01029-17.

Kasumu, A.S., N.N. Nassar and A.K. Mehrotra, 2017, "A heat-transfer laboratory experiment with shell-and-tube condenser", Education for Chemical Engineers, 19, 38-47.

Mahinpey, N. and A. Mehrotra, 2016, "65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference: Preface (guest editorial)", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 94(11), 2037.

Kasumu, A.S. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2015, "Solids deposition from wax–solvent–water “waxy” mixtures using a cold finger apparatus", Energy & Fuels, 29, 501-511.

Haj-Shafiei, S., D. Serafini and A.K. Mehrotra, 2014, "A steady-state heat-transfer model for solids deposition from waxy mixtures in a pipeline", Fuel, 137, 346-359.

Jayasinghe, P.A., J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, A.K. Mehrotra and S. Kumar, 2014, "Reaction mechanisms and rate constants of waste degradation in landfill bioreactor systems with enzymatic-enhancement", Bioresource Technology, 162, 279-282.

Arumugam, S., A.S. Kasumu and A.K. Mehrotra, 2013, "Modeling of solids deposition from "waxy" mixtures in "hot flow" and "cold flow" regimes in a pipeline operating under turbulent flow", Energy & Fuels, 27, 6477-6490.

Kasumu, A.S. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2013, "Solids deposition from two-phase wax–solvent–water “waxy” mixtures under turbulent flow", Energy & Fuels, 27, 1914-1925.

Jayasinghe, P.A., J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, A.K. Mehrotra and M.A. Steele, 2013, "Enhancing gas production in landfill bioreactors: A flow-through column study on leachate augmentation with enzyme", ASCE's Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 17(4), 253–258.

Kasumu, A.S., S. Arumugam and A.K. Mehrotra, 2013, "Effect of cooling rate on the wax precipitation temperature of 'waxy' mixtures", Fuel, 103, 1144-1147.

Venugopal, S., J.P.A. Hettiaratchi and A.K. Mehrotra, 2012, "An approximate inverse tracking method for analyzing regional airshed quality management data", International Journal of Biotechnology, Chemical & Environmental Engineering (IJBCEE), 1(3), 13-21.

Mehrotra, A.K., N.N. Nassar and A.S. Kasumu, 2012, "A novel laboratory experiment for demonstrating boiling heat transfer", Education for Chemical Engineers (Trans. Inst. Chem. Engrs. Part D), 7, e210-e218.

Yin, S., A.K. Mehrotra and Z. Tan, 2012, "Direct formation of gasoline hydrocarbons from cellulose by hydrothermal conversion with in situ hydrogen", Biomass & Bioenergy, 47, 228-239.

Arumugam, S, A.S. Kasumu and A.K. Mehrotra, 2012. "Modeling the static cooling of wax-solvent mixtures in a cylindrical vessel", Proceedings of 9th International Pipeline Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Sept 24-28, 2012, IPC2012-90691.

Bidmus, H.O. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2012, "Comments on: The effect of operating temperatures on wax deposition (by Huang et al.)", Energy & Fuels, 26(6), 3963-3966.

Weerakone, W.M.S.B., R.C.K. Wong and A.K. Mehrotra, 2012, "Measurement of capillary-pressure curve of DNAPL in a water-saturated sandstone fracture", Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, 138(5), 614-624.

Nassar, N.N. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2011, "Design of a laboratory experiment on heat transfer in an agitated vessel", Education for Chemical Engineers (Trans. Inst. Chem. Engrs. Part D), 6, D, e83-e89.

Weerakone, W.M.S.B., R.C.K. Wong and A.K. Mehrotra, 2011, "Single phase (brine) and two-phase (DNAPL-brine) flows in induced fractures", Transport in Porous Media, 89(1), 75-95.

Yin, S., A.K. Mehrotra and Z. Tan, 2011, "Alkaline hydrothermal conversion of cellulose to bio-oil: Influence of alkalinity on reaction pathway change", Bioresource Technology, 102(11), 6605-6610. 

Hettiarachchi, V.C., J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, A.K. Mehrotra and S. Kumar, 2011, "Field-scale operation of methane biofiltration systems to mitigate point source methane emissions", Environmental Pollution, 159, 1715-1720.

Jayasinghe, P.A., A.K. Mehrotra and J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, 2011, "A model for assessment of energy utilisation within an urban centre", International Journal of Environmental Technology & Management, 14(1-4), 294-309.

Jayasinghe, P.A., J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, A.K. Mehrotra and S. Kumar, 2011, "Effects of enzyme additions on methane production and lignin degradation of landfilled sample of municipal solid waste", Bioresource Technology, 102(7), 4633-4637.      

Mehrotra, A.K. and S.R. Upreti, 2010, "Rapid simultaneous evaluation of four parameters of single-component gases in nonvolatile liquids from a single data set (comments)", Chemical Engineering Science, 65(10), 3362. 

Mehrotra, A.K. and N.V. Bhat, 2010, "Deposition from 'waxy' mixtures under turbulent flow in pipelines: Inclusion of a viscoplastic deformation model for deposit aging", Energy & Fuels, 24(4), 2240-2248.

Mehrotra, A.K., H.O. Bidmus, N.V. Bhat and R. Tiwary, 2009 (published in 2010), "Modelling the gelling behaviour of wax-solvent mixtures under static cooling", Trends in Heat & Mass Transfer, Vol. 11, 17-31.

Bidmus, H.O. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2009, "Solids deposition during 'cold flow' of wax-solvent mixtures in a flow-loop apparatus with heat transfer", Energy & Fuels, 23(6), 3184-3194.

DeAlwis, N., A. Mohamad and A.K. Mehrotra, 2009, "Exergy analysis of direct and indirect combustion of methanol by utilizing solar energy or waste heat", Energy & Fuels, 23(3), 1723-1733.

Tiwary, R. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2009, "Deposition from wax–solvent mixtures under turbulent flow: Effects of shear rate and time on deposit properties", Energy & Fuels, 23(3), 1299-1310.

Bidmus, H. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2008, "Measurement of the liquid–deposit interface temperature during solids deposition from wax–solvent mixtures under sheared cooling", Energy & Fuels, 22(6), 4039-4048. 

Bhat, N.V. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2008, "Modeling the effect of shear stress on the composition and growth of the deposit layer from ‘waxy' mixtures under laminar flow in a pipeline", Energy & Fuels, 22(5), 3237-3248.

Bidmus, H. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2008, "Measurement of the liquid-deposit interface temperature during solids deposition from wax-solvent mixtures under static cooling conditions", Energy & Fuels, 22(2), 1174-1182.

Perdikea, K., A.K. Mehrotra and J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, 2008, "Study of thin biocovers (TBC) for oxidizing uncaptured methane emissions in bioreactor landfills", Waste Management, 28, 1364-1374.
    Hettiarachchi, V.C., J.P.A. Hettiaratchi and A.K. Mehrotra, 2007, "A comprehensive one-dimensional mathematical model for heat, gas and moisture transport in methane biofilters", ASCE Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, 11(4), 225-233.

Fong, N. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2007, "Deposition under turbulent flow of wax-solvent mixtures in a bench-scale flow-loop apparatus with heat transfer", Energy & Fuels, 21(3), 1263-1276.

Mehrotra, A.K. and N.V. Bhat, 2007, "Modeling the effect of shear stress on deposition from ‘waxy' mixtures under laminar flow with heat transfer", Energy & Fuels, 21(3), 1277-1286.

Bhat, N.V. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2006, "Modeling of deposition from ‘waxy' mixtures in a pipeline under laminar flow conditions via moving boundary formulation", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 45, 8728-8737.

Sheikha, H., A.K. Mehrotra and M. Pooladi-Darvish, 2006, "An inverse solution methodology for estimating the diffusion coefficient of gases in Athabasca bitumen from pressure-decay data", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 53(9), 189-202.

Tiwary, D. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2006, "Understand temperature change in process stream mixing", Chemical Engineering Progress, 102(9), 33-38.

Sheikha, H., M. Pooladi-Darvish and A.K. Mehrotra, 2005, "Development of graphical methods for estimating the diffusivity coefficient of gases in bitumen from pressure-decay data", Energy & Fuels, 19(5), 2041-2049.

Bhat, N.V. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2005, "Modeling of deposit formation from ‘waxy' mixtures via moving boundary formulation: Radial heat transfer under static and laminar flow conditions", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 44(17), 6948-6962.

Parthasarathi, P. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2005, "Solids deposition from multicomponent wax-solvent mixtures in a benchscale flow-loop apparatus with heat transfer", Energy & Fuels, 19(4), 1387-1398.

Mehrotra, A.K. and H.O. Bidmus, 2005, "Heat-transfer calculations for predicting solids deposition in pipeline transportation of ‘waxy' crude oils", In Heat Transfer Calculations, M. Kutz (ed), McGraw-Hill: New York, NY, Chapter 25 (ISBN: 0071410414, DOI: 10.1036/0071410414).

Chandrakanthi, M., A.K. Mehrotra and J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, 2005, "Thermal conductivity of leaf compost used in biofilters: An experimental and theoretical investigation", Environmental Pollution, 136(1), 167-174.

Karan, K., A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 2005, "Thermal decomposition of carbonyl sulfide at temperatures encountered in the front-end of modified Claus plants", Chemical Engineering Communications 192(1-3), 370-385.

Bhat, N.V. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2004, "Measurement and prediction of the phase behavior of wax-solvent mixtures: Significance of wax disappearance temperature", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43(12), 3451-3461.

Tiwary, D. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2004, "Phase transformation and rheological behaviour of highly paraffinic ‘waxy' mixtures", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 82(1), 162-174.

Bidmus, H.O. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2004, "Heat-transfer analogy for wax deposition from paraffinic mixtures", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43(3), 791-803.

Sherritt, R.G., J. Chaouki, A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 2003, "Axial dispersion in the three-dimensional mixing of particles in a rotating drum reactor", Chemical Engineering Science, 58(2), 401-415.

Upreti, S.R. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2002, "Diffusivity of CO2, C2H6, CH4 and N2 in Athabasca bitumen", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 80(1), 116-125.

Kallos, M.S., H. Chin, A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 2002, "Measurement of intrinsic rates for homogeneous gas-phase reactions at high temperatures", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 80(3), 513-517.

Barman, B.N., V.L. Cebolla, A.K. Mehrotra and C.T. Mansfield, 2001, "Petroleum and Coal (Crude Oil and Heavy Oils)" - An Invited Review, Analytical Chemistry, 73(12), 2791-2804.

Chin, H.S.F., K. Karan, A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 2001, "The fate of methane in a Claus plant reaction furnace", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 79(4), 482-490.

Smith, M.T., F. Berruti and A.K. Mehrotra, 2001, "Treatment of contaminated soils in a novel batch thermal reactor", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 40(11), 5421-5430.

Paunovic, I. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2000, "Liquid-solid phase transformation of C16H34, C28H58 and C41H84, and their binary and ternary mixtures", Thermochimica Acta, 356(1-2), 27-38.

Yang, M., A.K. Mehrotra and J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, 2000, "Control of methane emission from heavy oil wells by gas clustering and utilization", International Journal of Surface Mining, Reclamation & Environment, 14(3), 261-273.

Upreti, S.R. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2000, "Experimental measurement of gas diffusivity in bitumen: Results for carbon dioxide", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 39(4), 1080-1087

Singhal, R.K. and A.K. Mehrotra, 2000, Co-Editors of "Environmental Issues and Management of Waste in Energy and Mineral Production (SWEMP 2000 Symposium)", (Calgary, Alberta, May 31-June 2, 2000), A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam (791 pages).

Laplante, M. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1999, "An investigation of the interactions between organic contaminants and soil humic acids using DSC", Advances in Environmental Research, 2(4), 467-484.

Mansfield, C.T., B.N. Barman, J.V. Thomas, A.K. Mehrotra and J.M. McCann, 1999, "Petroleum and Coal (Crude oil and shale oil)", Analytical Chemistry, 71(12), 81-108.

Karan, K., A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1999, "Use of new reaction kinetics for COS formation to achieve reduced sulfur emissions from Claus plants", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 77(2), 392-398.

Karan, K., A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1999, "A high temperature experimental and modelling study of homogeneous gas phase COS reactions applied to Claus plants", Chemical Engineering Science, 54(15-16), 2999-3018.

Karan, K., A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1999, "Reaction kinetics for the thermal decomposition of hydrogen sulfide", American Institute of Chemical Engineers Journal, 45(2), 383-389.

Karan, K., A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1998, "COS-forming reaction between CO and sulfur: A high-temperature intrinsic kinetics study", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 37(12), 4609-4616.

Monnery, W.D., A.K. Mehrotra and W.Y. Svrcek, 1998, "Viscosity prediction of non-polar, polar and associating fluids over a wide P-rho-T range from a modified square well intermolecular potential model", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 37(2), 652-659.

Karan, K., A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1998, "Reducing sulfur emissions from a modified Claus plant via control of COS and CS2 production: A thermodynamic study", In Combustion Technologies for a Clean Environment, Vol. 4, Portugal (in press).

Upreti, S.R. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1997, "Simulation of constant temperature ethane diffusion in bitumen: Groundwork for experimental measurement of diffusivity", In Engineering the Future for Human Well-Being, S. Nath (ed.), Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, India, pp. 966-975.

Mansfield, C.T., B.N. Barman, J.V. Thomas, A.K. Mehrotra and R.P. Philp, 1997, "Petroleum and Coal (Crude oil and shale oil)", Analytical Chemistry, 69(12), 59R-93R.

Monnery, W.D., A.K. Mehrotra and W.Y. Svrcek, 1997, "Viscosity prediction from a modified square well intermolecular potential model: Polar and associating compounds", Fluid Phase Equilibria, 137(1-2), 275-287.

Puchyr, D.M.J., A.K. Mehrotra, L.A. Behie and N.E. Kalogerakis, 1997, "Modelling a circulating fluidized bed riser reactor with gas-solids downflow at the wall", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 75(2), 317-326.

Puchyr, D.M.J., A.K. Mehrotra, L.A. Behie and N.E. Kalogerakis, 1996, "Hydrodynamic and kinetic modelling of circulating fluidized bed reactors applied to a modified Claus plant", Chemical Engineering Science, 51(24), 5251-5262.

Monnery, W.D., A.K. Mehrotra and W.Y. Svrcek, 1996, "Viscosity prediction from a modified square well intermolecular potential model", Fluid Phase Equilibria, 117(1-2), 378-385.

Hammami, A. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1996, "Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of binary mixtures of n-alkanes: Ideal eutectic and isomorphous systems", Fuel, 75(4), 500-508.

Mehrotra, A.K., K. Karan and A. Chakma, 1996, "Model for in situ air stripping of contaminated soils: Effects of hydrocarbon adsorption", Energy Sources, 18(1), 21-36.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1996, "Correlation and prediction of the viscosity of pure hydrocarbons", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 74(4), 558-559.

Sherritt, R.G., L.A. Behie and A.K. Mehrotra, 1996, "The movement of solids in flighted rotating drums", In Mixed-Flow Hydrodynamics - Advances in Engineering Fluid Mechanics Series (Chap. 18), N.P. Cheremisinoff (ed.), Gulf Publishing Co., Houston, TX, pp. 421-441.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1996, "Influence of n-alkanes on the cold flow properties of their solution in different solvent systems", Fuel, 75(2), 246-248.

Mehrotra, A.K., W.D. Monnery and W.Y. Svrcek, 1996, "A review of practical calculation methods for the viscosity of hydrocarbons and their mixtures", Fluid Phase Equilibria, 117(1-2), 344-355.

Maguire, V., W.Y. Svrcek, A.K. Mehrotra and M. Razzaghi, 1995, "A study of interactions between soil fractions and PAH compounds in thermal desorption of contaminated soils", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 73(6), 844-853.

Hammami, A. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1995, "Liquid-solid-solid phase behaviour of n-C44H90+n-C50H102 and n-C25H52+n-C28H58 paraffinic binary mixtures", Fluid Phase Equilibria, 111(2), 253-272.

Hammami, A., J.E. Spruiell and A.K. Mehrotra, 1995, "Quiescent non-isothermal kinetics of isotactic polypropylenes", Polymer Engineering and Science, 35(10), 797-804.

Dunn, R.J. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1995, "Modelling the dissolution of a static and rising CO2 bubble into Athabasca bitumen", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 34(6), 39-46.

Karan, K., A. Chakma and A.K. Mehrotra, 1995, "Air stripping of hydrocarbon-contaminated soils: Investigation of mass transfer effects", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 73(2), 196-203.

Hammami, A. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1995, "Thermal behaviour of polymorphic n-alkanes: Effect of cooling rate on the major transition temperatures", Fuel, 74(1), 96-101.

Chakma, A., A.K. Mehrotra and B. Nielsen, 1995, "Comparison of chemical solvents for mitigating CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants", Heat Recovery Systems & CHP, 15(2), 231-240.

Hammami, A. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1995, "Re-examination of a proposed model for non-isothermal crystallization kinetics", Polymer Engineering and Science, 35(2), 170-172.

Mehrotra, A.K., K. Karan and L.A. Behie, 1995, "Estimate gas emissivities for equipment and process design", Chemical Engineering Progress, 91(9), 70-77.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1995, "A simple equation for predicting the viscosity of crude oil fractions", Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 73(1), 87-90.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1995, "Crude oil and shale oil", Analytical Chemistry, 67(12), 321R-326R.

Monnery, W.D., W.Y. Svrcek and A.K. Mehrotra, 1995, "Viscosity: A critical review of practical predictive and correlative methods", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 73(1), 3-40.

Krishnan, M., N. Kalogerakis, L.A. Behie and A.K. Mehrotra, 1994, "Separation of monoclonal IgM antibodies using tangential flow ultrafiltration", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 72(6), 982-990.

Karan, K., A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1994, "Including radiative heat transfer and reaction quenching in modeling a Claus plant waste heat boiler", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 33(11), 2651-2655.

Nielsen, B.B., W.Y. Svrcek and A.K. Mehrotra, 1994, "Effects of temperature and pressure on asphaltene particle size distributions in crude oils diluted with n-pentane", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 33(5), 1324-1331.

Sherritt, R.G., R. Caple, L.A. Behie and A.K. Mehrotra, 1994, "The movement of solids through flighted rotating drums. II: Solid-gas interaction and model validation", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 72(2), 240-248.

Nasato, L., K. Karan, A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1994, "Modeling reaction quench times in the waste heat boiler of a Claus plant", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 33(1), 7-13.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1994, "Correlation of bitumen viscosity with temperature and pressure", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 72(4), 763-765.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1994, "Correlation and prediction of the viscosity of pure hydrocarbons", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 72(3), 554-557.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1994, "Modeling the viscosity of Middle-East crude oil mixtures", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 33(5), 1410-1411.

Ferworn, K. A., A.K. Mehrotra and W.Y. Svrcek, 1993, "Measurement of asphaltene agglomeration from Cold Lake bitumen diluted with n-alkanes", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 71(5), 699-703.

Sherritt, R.G., R. Caple, L.A. Behie and A.K. Mehrotra, 1993, "The movement of solids through flighted rotating drums. I: Model formulation", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 71(3), 337-346.

Ferworn, K. A., W.Y. Svrcek and A.K. Mehrotra, 1993, "Measurement of asphaltene particle size distributions for crude oils diluted with n-heptane", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 32(5), 955-959.

Hammami, A. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1993, "Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of n-paraffins: Comparison of even- and odd-numbered normal alkanes", Thermochimica Acta, 215, 197-209.

Chakma, A. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1993, "An evaluation of processes for the treatment of waste-water in the petroleum industry", International Journal of Environmental Issues in Minerals and Energy Industry, 2(2), 83-90.

Hammami, A. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1992, "Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of n-paraffins with chain lengths between thirty and fifty", Thermochimica Acta, 211, 137-153.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1992, "A generalized viscosity equation for liquid hydrocarbons: Application to oil-sand bitumens", Fluid Phase Equilibria, 75, 257-268.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1992, "A mixing rule approach for predicting the viscosity of CO2-saturated Cold Lake bitumen and bitumen fractions", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 6(4), 289-299.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1992, "Mixing rules for predicting the viscosity of bitumens saturated with pure gases", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 70(1), 165-172.

Eastick, R.R., W.Y. Svrcek and A.K. Mehrotra, 1992, "Phase behaviour of CO2-bitumen fractions", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 70(1), 159-164.

Mehrotra, A.K., W.Y. Svrcek, L.G. Hepler, Y. Xu and C.-T. Fu, 1992, "Comments on 'Solubility of carbon dioxide in tar sand bitumens: Experimental determination and modeling", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 31(2), 1422-1423.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1992, "A model for the viscosity of bitumen/bitumen fractions-diluent blends", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 30(9), 28-32.

Mehrotra, A.K. and G.S. Patience, 1992, "Comment on Unified entry length for newtonian and power-law fluids in laminar pipe flow", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 70(4), 832.

Patience, G.S. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1992, "Comment on Laminar start-up flow in short pipes", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 70(1), 204-206.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1992, "A mixing rule approach for predicting the viscosity of CO2-saturated Cold Lake bitumen and bitumen fractions", Journal of Petroleum Science Engineering, 6(4), 289-299.

Bolkan, Y.G., A.K. Mehrotra and M.A. Hastaoglu, 1992, "Development of an efficient algorithm for optimal pipeline design and operation", In Offshore Mechanics and Arctic

Svrcek, W.Y. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1991, "Gas solubility, viscosity and density measurements for Athabasca bitumen", In Canadian Heavy Oil Association Reservoir Handbook, AOSTRA, Edmonton, 437-446.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1991, "Corresponding states method for calculating bitumen viscosity", In Canadian Heavy Oil Association Reservoir Handbook, AOSTRA, Edmonton, 447-456.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1991, "Generalized one-parameter viscosity equation for light and medium liquid hydrocarbons", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 30(6), 1367-1372.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1991, "A generalized viscosity mixing rule for the blends of bitumen, bitumen fractions and liquid diluents", In Tar Sand and Oil Upgrading Technology; C.M. Oballa and S.S. Shih, eds, AIChE Symposium Series, 87(282), 36-42.

Monnery, W.D., A.K. Mehrotra and W.Y. Svrcek, 1991, "Modified shape factors for improved viscosity predictions using corresponding states", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 69(5), 1213-1219.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1991, "Modeling temperature and composition dependence for the viscosity of diluted bitumens", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 5(3), 261-272.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1991, "A generalized viscosity equation for pure heavy hydrocarbons", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 30(2), 420-427.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1990, "Comments on: Wax deposition of Bombay High crude oil under flowing conditions", Fuel, 69(12), 1575-1576.

Eastick, R.R. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1990, "Viscosity data and correlation for mixtures of bitumen fractions", Fuel Processing Technology, 26(1), 25-37.

Patience, G.S. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1990, "Combined thermal-momentum start-up in long pipes", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 33(9), 2051-2053.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1990, "Development of mixing rules for predicting the viscosity of bitumen and its fractions blended with toluene", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 68(5), 839-848.

Mehrotra, A.K. and G.S. Patience, 1990, "Unified entry length for newtonian and power-law fluids in laminar pipe flow", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 68(4), 529-533.

Mehrotra, A.K., 1990, "Modeling the effects of temperature, pressure and composition on the viscosity of crude oil mixtures", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 29(7), 1574-1578.

Nighswander, J.A., N. Kalogerakis and A.K. Mehrotra, 1990, "Phase equilibria predictions for the CO2-H2O-NaCl-bitumen system", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 68(3), 498-503.

Nighswander, J.A., A.K. Mehrotra and N. Kalogerakis, 1989, "Subsaturation equilibrium distribution of carbon dioxide between bitumen and water", Fluid Phase Equilibria, 52-I, 299-306.

Huntrods, R.S., J.A. Nighswander, A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1989, "Modeling of coke formation in gas quenchers of industrial ethane cracking furnaces", Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 67(6), 632-638.

Mehrotra, A.K., J.A. Nighswander and N. Kalogerakis, 1989, "Data and correlation for CO2-Peace River bitumen phase behaviour at 22-200ºC", AOSTRA Journal of Research, 5(4), 351-358.

Patience, G.S. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1989, "Laminar start-up flow in short pipe lengths", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 67(6), 883-888.

Mehrotra, A.K., R.R. Eastick and W.Y. Svrcek, 1989, "Viscosity of Cold Lake bitumen and its fractions", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 67(6), 1004-1009.

Nighswander, J.A., N. Kalogerakis and A.K. Mehrotra, 1989, "Solubilities of carbon dioxide in water and 1 wt% NaCl solution at pressures up to 10 MPa and temperatures from 80 to 200ºC", Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 34(3), 355-360.

Nighswander, J.A., R.S. Huntrods, A.K. Mehrotra and L.A. Behie, 1989, "Quench time modeling in propane ultrapyrolysis", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 67(4), 608-614.

Mehrotra, A.K., G.S. Patience and W.Y. Svrcek, 1989, "Calculation of gas solubility in Wabasca bitumen", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 28(3), 81-83.

Svrcek, W.Y. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1989, "Properties of Peace River bitumen saturated with field gas mixtures", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 28(2), 50-56.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1988, "Characterization of Athabasca bitumen for gas solubility calculations", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 27(6), 107-110.

Mehrotra, A.K., W.Y. Svrcek, C.?T. Fu and V.R. Puttagunta, 1988, "Reconciliation of bitumen gas?solubility data", AOSTRA Journal of Research, 4(3), 237-243.

James, N.E. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1988, "V?L?S multiphase equilibrium in bitumen?diluent systems", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 66(5), 870-78.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1988, "Properties of Cold Lake bitumen saturated with pure gases and gas mixtures", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 66(4), 656-665.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1988, "Correlation and prediction of gas solubility in Cold Lake bitumen", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 66(4), 666-670.

Svrcek, W.Y. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1988, "One parameter correlation for bitumen viscosity", Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 66(4), 323-327.

Johnson, S.E., W.Y. Svrcek and A.K. Mehrotra, 1987, "Viscosity prediction of Athabasca bitumen using the extended principle of corresponding states", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 26(11), 2290-2298.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1987, "Corresponding states method for calculating bitumen viscosity", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 26(5), 60-66.

Mehrotra, A.K., A. Garg and W.Y. Svrcek, 1987, "Prediction of mass diffusivity of CO2 into bitumen", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 65(5), 826-832.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1987, "Viscosity of compressed Cold Lake bitumen", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 65(4), 672-675.

Patience, G.S. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1987, "Laminar start?up flow in a pipe", Discussion in ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 54(1), 243-244.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1986, "Viscosity of compressed Athabasca bitumen", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 64(5), 844-847.

Mehrotra, A.K. and A. Banerjee, 1986, "Evaluation of reverse osmosis for the treatment of oil sands produced water", Water Pollution Research Journal of Canada, 21(2), 141-152.

Mehrotra, A.K., M. Sarkar and W.Y. Svrcek, 1985, "Bitumen density and gas?solubility predictions using the Peng?Robinson equation of state", AOSTRA Journal of Research, 1(4), 215-229.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1985, "Viscosity, density and gas solubility data for oil sand bitumens. Part I: Athabasca bitumen saturated with CO and C2H6", AOSTRA Journal of Research, 1(4), 263-268.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1985, "Viscosity, density and gas solubility data for oil sand bitumens. Part II: Peace River bitumen saturated with N2, CO, CH4, CO2 and C2H6", AOSTRA Journal of Research, 1(4), 269-279.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1985, "Viscosity, density and gas solubility data for oil sand bitumens. Part III: Wabasca bitumen saturated with N2, CO, CH4, CO2 and C2H6", AOSTRA Journal of Research, 2(2), 83-93.

Mehrotra, A.K., C.?T. Yee and W.Y. Svrcek, 1985, "Prediction of surface tension of Athabasca bitumen", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 63(2), 340-343.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1984, "Measurement and correlation of viscosity, density and gas solubility for Marguerite Lake bitumen saturated with carbon dioxide", AOSTRA Journal of Research, 1(1), 51-62.

Khan, M.A.B., A.K. Mehrotra and W.Y. Svrcek, 1984, "Viscosity models for gas?free Athabasca bitumen", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 23(3), 47-53.

Svrcek, W.Y., A.K. Mehrotra, L.A. Behie and P.R. Bishnoi, 1983, "Recovery of aluminum from coal ash by fluid bed chlorination", Journal of Powder and Bulk Solids Technology, 7(1), 11-20.

Mehrotra, A.K. and W.Y. Svrcek, 1982, "Correlations for properties of bitumen saturated with CO2, CH4, N2, and experiments with combustion gas mixture", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 21(6), 95-104.

Svrcek, W.Y. and A.K. Mehrotra, 1982, "Gas solubility, viscosity and density measurements for Athabasca bitumen", Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 21(4), 31-38.

Mehrotra, A.K., L.A. Behie, P.R. Bishnoi and W.Y. Svrcek, 1982, "High?temperature chlorination of coal ash in a fluidized bed. 1. Recovery of aluminum", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Process Design and Development, 21(1), 37-44.

Mehrotra, A.K., L.A. Behie, P.R. Bishnoi and W.Y. Svrcek, 1982, "High?temperature chlorination of coal ash in a fluidized bed. 2. Recovery of iron, silicon and titanium", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Process Design and Development, 21(1), 44-50.

Bishnoi, P.R., W.Y. Svrcek and A.K. Mehrotra, 1980, "The effect of recycling silicon chloride on the chlorination of coal ash", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 58(2), 273-274.

Mehrotra, A.K., P.R. Bishnoi and W.Y. Svrcek, 1979, "Metal recovery from coal ash via chlorination: A thermodynamic study", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 57(2), 225-232.


Awards

2017 - "Research Achievement Award", Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2016 - "Outstanding Teaching Performance", Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2016 - "Service Recognition Award", Department pf Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2015 - "Outstanding Teaching Performance", Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2015 - "Professor of the Year" Award, 2014-15 Graduation Banquet Teaching Excellence Award for Chemical & Petroleum Engineering (University of Calgary, Engineering Students' Society)

2014 - "Outstanding Teaching Performance", Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2013 - "Outstanding Teacher Award", Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2013 - "Departmental Teaching Excellence Award", Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2013 - "Outstanding Teaching Performance", Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2013 - Fellowship of Geoscientists Canada, FGC(H), awarded by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and the Geoscientists Canada

2013 - "Teaching Excellence Award" (University of Calgary Students' Union)

2012 - "Excellence in Teaching" Award (University of Calgary, Third & Fourth Year Students, Engineering Students' Society) 

2012 - Mentoring Excellence Award, Schulich School of Engineering (University of Calgary)

2010 - "Excellence in Teaching" Award (University of Calgary, Third & Fourth Year Students, Engineering Students' Society) 

2009 - Fellowship of Engineers Canada (FEC), awarded by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and the Engineers Canada (EC)

2009 - "The Environment and Sustainability Award", (An APEGA Summit Award), awarded to the Calgary Biocell Project, co-recipient with Dr. J.P.A. Hettiaratchi - Lead Investigator, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)

2007 - "Excellence in Teaching" Award (University of Calgary, Third & Fourth Year Students, Engineering Students' Society) 

2007 - "The Excellence in Professional/Occupation Field Award", India-Canada Association of Calgary (INCA)

2006 - The Environmental Achievement Award of The City of Calgary, accepted on behalf of the Centre for Environmental Engineering Research & Education (CEERE) of the Schulich School of Engineering (The Calgary Awards 2005)

2006 - "Twenty-Five Year Service" Award (University of Calgary)

2006 - The L.C. Charlesworth Professional Service Award, awarded by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) (An APEGA Summit Award) 

2006 - "Excellence in Teaching" Award (University of Calgary, Third & Fourth Year Students, Engineering Students' Society)

2006 - Champion of the Schulich School of Engineering Award (University of Calgary, Schulich School of Engineering)

2003 - Voluntary Service Award,awarded by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)

2002 - Service Excellence Award (University of Calgary, Faculty of Engineering)

2000 - Excellence in Education Award, awarded by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) (An APEGA Summit Award)

2000 - Elected a Fellow (FCIC) of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)

1999 - Service Excellence Award (University of Calgary, Faculty of Engineering)

1998 - Superior Teacher Award (University of Calgary, Engineering Students' Society)

1997 - Teaching Excellence Award (University of Calgary, Faculty of Engineering, Chemical & Petroleum Engineering)

1988 - Teaching Excellence Award (University of Calgary Students' Union)

1977-80 - The Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Doctoral Scholarship (University of Calgary, Faculty of Graduate Studies)

1972 - Gold Medal (Top Chemical Eng Student) (B.I.T.S., Pilani, Rajasthan, India)