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About Sarwan S. Sandhu

A member of the University of Dayton chemical and materials engineering faculty since 1980, Sarwan Sandhu has taught and conducted research in a wide range of specialties —practical, theoretical, and experimental. He has received research funding from the University of Dayton; the Air Force Office of Scientific Research; the Aero Propulsion and Power Directorate (Combustion and Battery Divisions) and Materials Directorate (Nonmetallic Materials Division) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; and the U.S. Department of Energy under the Oak Ridge Associated University Research Program.
He received awards of honor from the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers for the paper “Characterization of Iron Phthalocyanine as the Cathode Active Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries” in 2014 and for a 2013 invited lecture, “Energy and Lithium-Based Cell/Battery.” He also received the Professor S.K. Sharma Medal and Distinguished Speaker Award from the Development Organization for Sustainable Transformation in 2012.
Professional memberships include:
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Combustion Institute
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • Materials Research Society, 1992-96
  • American Association of Engineering Societies


1980 Present Professor, University of Dayton Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

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1973 PhD, Imperial College London ‐ Engineering
1973 DIC, Imperial College London
1970 MS, University of New Brunswick ‐ Chemical Engineering
1966 BS, Punjab University ‐ Chemical Engineering
1961 BS, Punjab University ‐ Science

Contact Information

Phone: 937-229-2627
Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 509B


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