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Bodhisattwa Chaudhuri

ChaudhuriBodhisattwaBodhisattwa Chaudhuri
Associate Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
69 N. Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT, 06269
Phone: (860) 486-4861
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  • Postdoctoral Training: Rutgers University, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
  • Ph.D. New Jersey Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S. Indian Institute of Science, Chemical Engineering
  • B.E. Jadavpur University, Chemical Engineering


Research Focus

  • Powder technology
  • Molecular modeling
  • Multi-scale modeling of biological systems
  • Pharmaceutical technology



  • Gold Medal, Tripura Mathematical Society. Agartala, India, 1985
  • Gold Medal, Tripura Mathematical Society, Agartala, India, 1986
  • National Graduate Scholarship, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1993-1995
  • Full Assistantship and Tuition Waiver from Department of Mechanical Engineering, NJIT, Newark, NJ, 1996-2000
  • Best Poster Award, Spring Meeting: Catalyst Society, Piscataway, NJ, March 18th, 2005
  • Best Poster Award, Annual Meeting, AICHE, San Francisco, CA, November 13th, 2006
  • Best Poster Award, AICHE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November, 2008
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation Award, December, 2010
  • Young Investigator Award, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA-NIPTE), October, 2012


Current Publications

E. Sahni, B. Chaudhuri, “Numerical Simulations of Contact Drying in Agitated Filter-Dryer,” Chemical Engineering Science, 97, 34-49, 2013.

E. Sahni, R. Bogner, B. Chaudhuri, “Systematic Investigation of Parameters Affecting Contact Drying in an Agitated Filter Dryer,” Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 102, 7, 2198-2213, 2013.

S. Naik, R. Malla, M. Shaw, B. Chaudhuri, “Investigation of Comminution in a Wiley Mill: Experiment and DEM Simulations,” Powder Technology, 237, 338-354, 2013.

S. Sarkar, B. Chaudhuri, “Electrostatics Effects in Granular Materials,” Powders and Grains, 7, 117-121, 2013.

S. Sarkar, J. Cho, B. Chaudhuri, “Mechanisms of Electrostatic Charge Reduction of Granular Media with Additives on Different Surfaces,” Chemical Engineering and Processing, 62, 166-175, 2012.

E. Sahni, B. Chaudhuri, “Contact Drying: A Review of Experimental and Mechanistic Modeling Approaches,International Journal of Pharmaceutics,” 434, 1-2, 334-348, 2012.

J. Cho, Y. Zhu, K. Lewkowicz, S. Lee, T. Bergman, B. Chaudhuri, “Solving Granular Segregation Problems Using a Biaxial Rotary Mixer,” Chemical Engineering and Processing, 57-58, 42-50, 2012.

E. Sahni, B. Chaudhuri, “Experimental and Modeling Approaches in Characterizing Coating Uniformity in a Pancoater: A Literature Review, Pharmaceutical Development and Technology,” 17, 2, 1-14, 2012.

E. Sahni, J. Hallisey, B. Morgan, J. Strong, B. Chaudhuri, “Quantifying Drying Performance of Filter Dryer: Experiments and Simulations, Advanced Powder Technology,” 23, 239-249, 2012.

E. Sahni, B. Chaudhuri, “Estimation of Coating Variability Under Optimal Coating Conditions in a Pan Coater, International Journal of Pharmaceutics,” 418, 286-296, 2011.