Shashank BhandariShashank BHANDARI

ESR1: Towards Continuous Crystallization Processes

Host institution:  Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany (OVGU)
Supervisor:  Prof Andreas SEIDEL-MORGENSTERN 
Industrial toolbox research group: WP3 Towards Continuous
Individual project research objective:  To develop Continuous Crystallization Process Design Strategies.
Committee membership: Industrial Toolbox Committee
Visits/Secondments: ETH, USTRATH, PSE


MSc. in Chemical Engineering for Energy and Environment from KTH, Stockholm. Completed Master's thesis in Design of Solvent Recovery System for Pharmaceutical Industries at AstraZeneca, Sodertalje. Two years of Process Engineering experience at a petrochemical company. B.E in Chemical Engineering from University of Mumbai.

Research Interests

Seperation Technology, Process Design and Simulation, Process Risk Management

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Conference presentations

Bhandari, Shashank , H. Lorenz, A. Seidel-Morgenstern (2020)
Modeling, Simulation and Design Strategies to Efficiently Apply Preferential Crystallization in a Continuous Process
AIChe Annual meeting, 16-20 November 2020, Virtual Presentation


Conference presentations

Bhandari, Shashank , T. Carneiro, E. Temmel, H. Lorenz, A. Seidel-Morgenstern (2019)
Modeling Batch Preferential Crystallization for Conglomerates Forming Systems using Shortcut Models
12th European Congress of Chemical Engineering (ECCE12), 15-19 September 2019, Florence, Italy


Bhandari, Shashank , Thiane Carneiro, Erik Temmel, Heike Lorenz, and Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern (2019)
Shortcut Model for Describing Isothermal Batch Preferential Crystallization of Conglomerates and Estimating the Productivity
Crystal Growth & Design Publication Date (Web): 15 August 2019


Bhandari, Shashank , Francesca Cascella, H. Lorenz, A. Seidel-Morgenstern (2019)
Preferential Enantioselective Crystallization: experiments and modelling
IMPRS conference YCOPE 2019, 18-20 March, 2019, Max Planck Magdeburg, Germany


Conference presentations

Bhandari, Shashank , T.Carneiro, E. Temmel, H. Lorenz, K. Wrzosek, A. Seidel-Morgenstern (2018)
Resolution of Conglomerates Using Preferential Crystallization and Enzymatic Racemization
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting, 28 October 2 November 2018, Pittsburgh, USA


Bhandari, Shashank , S. Qamar, A. Seidel-Morgenstern (2018)
Cyclic Batch Preferential Crystallization for Conglomerates and Racemic Compounds
25th International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization (BIWIC), 6-7 September 2018, University of Rouen, France

Public engagement

Bhandari, Shashank , Francesca Cascella (2018)
13th Long Night of Science
13th Long Night of Science, 2 June 2018, Max Planke Institute Magdeburg

Bhandari, Shashank , Giuseppe Belletti, Francesca Cascella, Lina Harfouche, Aliou Mbodji, Ghufran ur Rehman, Carola Tortora, Giulio Valenti, Raghunath Venkatramanan (2018)
CORE Crystal Growth Competition with Local High Schools
CORE Crystal Growth competition with local high schools (2018) France, Germany, The Netherlands, UK



Bhandari, Shashank , A. Seidel-Morgerstern (2017)
Continuous Crystallization Process Design Strategies
Summer School on Chiral Crystallization, Resolution & Deracemization, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, July 3-6, 2017