Information for

Rajinder Pal


Rajinder PalDegrees

  • BTech, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • PhD, University of Waterloo

Research interests

  • 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



Selected references


  • Rheology of particulate dispersions and composites, Pal, R., CRC press, 2007.


  • Electromagnetic, mechanical, and transport properties of composite materials, Pal, R., CRC press, 2015.

Journal Articles

  • “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