Shankul Vartak

Ph.D. Candidate

E19-562, Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA 02139
E-mail: | Phone: 617-324-8460



  1. Ph.D. Chemical Engineering – MIT – Projected Degree Conferral: May, 2019
  2. M.S. Chemical Engineering Practice, MIT (2016)
  3. B.Tech. (Hons.), Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (2014)

Research summary:

My research focuses on continuous crystallization with nanofiltration and impurity complexation. The goal is to improve the purity of difficult-to-purify active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) without compromising on their yield.


Continuous crystallization, organic solvent nanofiltration, impurity complexation