Hometown: Mumbai, India
Research interests: Shonak’s research currently focuses on understanding the role of internal hydrophobicity in wetting of membrane distillation membranes. In the past, he has worked on scale inhibition and module design in membrane distillation. Shounak likes to hike, play soccer and his guitar in free time.
M.S. Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) (December 2017)
B.S. Food Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology (Mumbai, India) (May 2016)
Awards & Fellowships:
2014 TEQIP Summer Research Fellowship
Peer-reviewed journal publications:
Dudchenko, A.V., Hardikar, M., Xin, R., Joshi, S., Wang, R., Sharma, N., & Mauter, M.S. 2020. “Impact of module design on heat transfer in membrane distillation.” Journal of Membrane Science 601, 117898.