Keyur Raval


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Professional Experience: 

5.5 years of Professional Experience out of which 1.5 years at NITK.

Contact Details


keyurnraval [at] nitk [dot] edu [dot] in


Areas of Interest

Scale-up of cell culture, Bioreactor design, Bioprocess development and optimization

Supervision of Ph.D

Ongoing: 01

Significant Publications

1. Keyur Raval, Yoshihito Kato, Jochen Buechs. Characterization of heat transfer of large orbitally shaken cylindrical bioreactors. Biochemical Engg J, 86, 1-7, 2014.
2. Ritu Raval, Keyur Raval, Satinder Kaur Brar, Mausam Verma. Proteases: Enzme aided value addition in food processing industries. Enzymes in Value addition of waste, Nova Publishers, New York
3. Ritu Raval, Keyur Raval, Bruno Moerschbacher. Enzymatic Modification of Chitosan Using Chitin Deacetylase Isolated from Bacillus cereus. OMICS online, Open Access Scientific Reports, 2(1), 1-4, 2013
4. Keyur Raval, Jochen Buechs. Extended method to evaluate power consumption in large disposable shaking bioreactors. J Chem Eng Japan, 41 (11), 2008.
5. Keyur Raval, Yoshihito Kato, Jochen Büchs. Comparison of torque method and temperature method for determination of power consumption in disposable shaken bioreactors. Biochem. Eng. J. 34(3), 224-227, 2007.


• Awarded Dale Carnegie Certificate for high impact teaching skills.
• Awarded Mission10X learning approach practitioners certificate for innovative teaching methods.
• Distinguished Visiting Fellowship at University of Nottingham to research on sustainable energy using appropriate technologies in 2011.
• DAAD (Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst) international scholarship (May 2001-February 2002) award for pursuing research in one of the top six technical universities of Germany.


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Hari Mahalingam, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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