- BTech, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
- PhD, University of Waterloo
- Rheology and flow of complex fluids (emulsions, suspensions, foams, surfactants, polymers, etc.)
- Physical properties of composite materials
- Non-equilibrium thermodynamics
- Transport phenomena
- Drag reduction in turbulent flows by polymers, surfactants, and other additives
- Rheology of particulate dispersions and composites, Pal, R., CRC press, 2007.
- Electromagnetic, mechanical, and transport properties of composite materials, Pal, R., CRC press, 2015.
- “Influence of droplet size on exergy destruction in flow of concentrated non-Newtonian emulsions”. Pal, R., Energies 9, Article no. 293 (2016).
- “Second law analysis of adiabatic and non-adiabatic pipeline flows of unstable and surfactant-stabilized emulsions”, Pal, R., Entropy 18, Article no. 113 (2016).
- “Rheology of suspensions of solid particles in power-law fluids”, Pal, R., Can. J. Chem. Eng. 93, 166-173 (2015).
- “A novel method to determine the thermal conductivity of interfacial layers surrounding the nanoparticles of a nanofluid”. Pal, R., Nanomaterials 4, 844-855 (2014).
- “Enlargement of nanoemulsion region in pseudo-ternary mixing diagrams for a drug delivery system”. Wang, Z., and R. Pal, J. Surfactants & Detergents 17, 49-58 (2014).
- “Drag reduction in turbulent pipeline flow of mixed nonionic polymer and cationic surfactant systems”. Mohsenipour, A.A., and R. Pal, Can. J. Chem. Eng. 91, 190-201 (2013)
- “Rheology of simple and multiple emulsions”. Pal, R., Current opinion in colloid & interface science 16, 41-60 (2011).
- “Permeation models for mixed matrix membranes”. Pal, R., J. Colloid & Interface Sci. 317, 191-198 (2008).
- “New models for thermal conductivity of particulate composites”. Pal, R., J. reinforced plastic & composites 26, 643-651 (2007).
University of Waterloo