Saif A. KHAN

Associate Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(65) 6516 5133

E5 02-28


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  • PhD (Chem. Engg): MIT 2006
  • B.Chem.Engg UICT (Mumbai) 2001

Awards and Honours

  • Annual Teaching Excellence Award, NUS (2012)
  • Faculty of Engineering Teaching Honors List, NUS (2008-2011)
  • Innovative Teaching Award (Gold), NUS (2007)
  • R. T. Haslam Presidential Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2001)
  • G. P. Kane Gold Medal in Chemical Engineering, University of Mumbai (2001)

Research Interests

  • Microfluidics and microreactor technology
  • Multiphase fluid dynamics
  • Chemical reaction engineering
  • Nanomaterials synthesis

Selected Publications

Leon, R. A. L., Wan, W. Y., Badruddoza, A. Z. M., Hatton, T. A. and Khan, S. A.*, ‘Simultaneous spherical crystallization and co-formulation of drug(s) and excipient from microfluidic double emulsions’, Crystal Growth and Design, 14, 140-146 (2014).

Rahman, M .T., Barikbin, Z., Badruddoza, A. Z. M., Doyle, P. S. and Khan, S.A.*, ‘Monodisperse polymeric ionic liquid microgel beads with multiple chemically switchable functionalities’, Langmuir, 29, 9535–9543 (2013).

Barikbin, Z., Rahman, M .T. and Khan, S.A.*, ‘Fireflies-on-a-chip: ionic liquid-aqueous microdroplets for biphasic chemical analysis’, Small, 8(14), 2152-2157 (2012).

Toldy, A. I., Badruddoza, A. Z. M., Zheng, L., Hatton, T. A., Gunawan, R., Rajagopalan, R. and Khan, S. A.*, ‘Spherical crystallization of glycine from monodisperse microfluidic emulsions’, Crystal Growth and Design, 12, 3977-3982 (2012).

Duraiswamy, S. and Khan, S. A.*, ‘Plasmonic nanoshell synthesis in microfluidic composite foams’, Nano Letters, 10(9), 3757-3763 (2010).