Asit K. Ray, Ph.D.

Professor

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University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Chemical and Materials Engineering - CME
165 FPAT
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Phone: 859-257-7990
Fax: 859-323-1929
Email: akray@engr.uky.edu


Professional Preparation

Indian Institute of Technology (KGP) Chemical Engineering B.Tech. (Hons.) 1975
Clarkson College of Technology Chemical Engineering  M.S. 1977
Clarkson College of Technology Chemical Engineering Ph.D. 1980

Appointments

1988-present Professor Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky
1985-1988 Associate Professor Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky
1980-1985 Assistant Professor Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky

Publications

  • Haohua Tu and A. K. Ray, “Measurement of activity coefficients from unsteady state evaporation and
    growth of microdroplets,” Chem. Eng. Commun., 192, 474-498 (2005).

  • Haohua Tu and A. K. Ray, “Measurement of activity coefficients from unsteady state evaporation and
    growth of microdroplets,” Chem. Eng. Commun., 192, 474-498 (2005).

  • Kuo-Yen Li, Haohua Tu, and A. K. Ray, “Charge Limits on Droplets during Evaporation,” Langmuir, 21,
    3786-3794 (2005).

  • Haohua Tu and A. K. Ray, “Investigation of concentrically and eccentrically layered droplets by light
    scattering,” Appl. Opt. 45, 7652-7656 (2006).

  • Haohua Tu and A. K. Ray, “Quantification of multicomponent droplet evaporation through optical
    resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 131921-131923 (2006)

  • Zhiqiang Gao, Eric A. Grulke, and Asit K. Ray, “Synthesis of monodisperse polymer microspheres by
    photopolymerization of microdroplets,” Colloid Polym. Sci., 285, 847-854 (2007).

  • A. K. Ray, V. Devarakonda, and Z. Gao, “Resonance-based light scattering techniques for investigation
    of microdroplet processes,” Faraday Disscusions, 137, 85-98 (2008).

  • Haohua Tu and Asit K. Ray, “Validation of Activity Coefficient Models Using Resonances in Light
    Scattering from Evaporating Multicomponent Droplets,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 47, 3963-3973 (2008).

  • Harry C. Hunter and Asit K. Ray, “On progeny droplets emitted during Coulombic fission of charged
    microdrops.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009, 11, 6156 – 6165.

  • Venkat Rajagopalan, Eric Grulke , Asit K. Ray,”Generation of Multicomponent Polymer Particles Using
    Microdroplet Evaporation Technique,” Chem. Eng. Trans. 24, 607-612, 2011.