Research Interests

​Salinity energy technologies, Polymer science. Membrane technology, Desalination technologies, Applied Thermodynamics, Renewable energy technology, Material Science, Nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence.

Selected Publications

  • Fabrication of highly Permeable Paper: Polyamide Membranes with Large “Leaf-like” Surface Nanostructures on Inorgan...
    Zhou Z, Dongwei L, Xiang Li, Rehman L, Lai Z, Roy A
    Journal of Membrane Science: 117932, (2020)
  • A reliable and Novel Approach based on Thermodynamic Property estimation from low to high salinities Aqueous Sodium...
    Rehman L, Dey R, Lai Z, Gosh A, Roy A
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, ACS Publications, (2020)

Education Profile

  • ​Master in Chemical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani, K.K Birla Goa Campus, Goa, India 2018 | 2020 
  • Bachelor in Chemical Engineering: Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Visveswaraya Technological University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India 2013 | 2017
  • 12th Grade in PCMB: Christ Junior College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India 2011 | 2013 
  • 10th Grade: International Indian School Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2010 | 2011

Professional Profile

  • ​King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Intern July 2019, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Completed a project on the preparation of TFC membranes for Organic Solvent Nanofiltration 
  • Textron India Pvt. Ltd., Business Unit: Kautex-Germany, Student Intern Jan 2017 | June 2017 Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Completed a 6 months internship project entitled "Industrial Products Material Compliance"
  • Industrial Training at Banashankari Chemicals Pvt Ltd., Bangalore, India June 2016


  • ​Rehman L, Damani T, Garg T, Sridhar V, Ghosh A.K, Roy A (2020) “Thermodynamic Analysis of NaCl-Water Hypersaline solutions: An Ultrasonic Study for Water-Energy Nexus Applications”, presented at AIChe Annual Meeting 2020.
  • Rehman L, Damani T, Garg T, Sridhar V, Mittal V (2019) “Analysis of Thermo-acoustical parameters of Hypersaline solutions for applications in Osmotic Power Generation Technologies”, presented at AdChE-2020 International Conference on Advancements in Chemical Engineering, UPES, Uttarakhand, India, and won the “Best Paper” award.
  • Dhawan M, Marathe H, Waiker S, Rehman L, Mukherjee A, Roy A (2019) “Adsorptive Removal of Dye using Activated Carbon impregnated Mixed-matrix Hollow fiber Membrane”, presented at AdChE Conference, UPES, Uttarakhand, India
  • Rehman L, Potla Y, Shastry V, Prabhu P (2016)"Production of biodiesel from Pongamia Pinnata seeds", National Conference on "Recent Innovations in Process Engineering and Sustainability" in KLE Dr. M.S.Sheshgiri College of Engineering and Technology, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
  • Rehman L, Potla Y (2015)"Treatment of Petroleum Refinery Waste by using chemical and biological methods", National Conference "CHEMIGNITE-2K15" held on "Upstream and downstream Processing in Petroleum Industries" at Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal., Karnataka, India
  • Book chapter Publications:
  • Lanjewar S, Mukherjee A, Rehman L, and Roy A (2019) “Thermodynamics of Casting Solution in Membrane Synthesis” Chapter in Modelling and Simulation for the Design of Membrane Processes, Edited by Siddhartha Moulik, Kamesh Reddi and Roy A; Wiley – ISBN: 978-1119536062 (Accepted)
  • Lanjewar S, Mukherjee A, Rehman L, Roy A (2019) “Blue Energy and Its Potential: The Membrane-based Energy Harvesting” Chapter in Advances in Membrane Technologies, Edited by Amira Abdelrasoul; Intech - ISBN 978-1-78984-8076 (Accepted)
  • Rehman L, Mukherjee A, Lai Z, Roy A (2020), “Membrane Technology: Transport Models and Application in Desalination Process” Chapter in Modelling and Simulation for the Design of Membrane Processes, Edited by Siddhartha Moulik, Kamesh Reddi and Roy A; Wiley – ISBN: 978-1119536062 (Accepted)
  • 1st Rank holder in M.E Chemical Engg., 4th Rank in B.E Chemical Engg