Department of Chemical and
Biological Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Idaho

University of Idaho at Idaho Falls

Center for Advanced Energy Studies


Professor Vivek Utgikar, Ph.D., P.E.

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Phone: (208) 885-6970, Fax: (208) 885-7462

Professor Utgikar has been with the University of Idaho since 2001, first at the Idaho Falls Center and then the main campus in Moscow, Idaho, since 2012. He served as the Interim Director of the Nuclear Engineering Program of the university from August 2014 - September 2015, and Associate Dean of Research for the College of Engineering from August 2015 - June 2020. He was also the co-Associate Director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies, a public-private partnership of the Idaho National Laboratory, and the public institutions of higher education in the state of Idaho - the University of Idaho, Idaho State University, and Boise State University.

Professor Utgikar holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a registered professional engineer in the States of Idaho and Ohio. His other degrees include a Baccalaureate and a Masters in chemical engineering, from the University of Mumbai (Bombay), India. He has process development, design and engineering experience in organic chemical industry, and has been a consultant to a number of industries in the areas of process/product improvement and environmental compliance.



Fundamental Concepts and Computations in Chemical Engineering

Hydrogen and Hybrid Energy Systems, Nuclear Fuel Cycle - Reprocessing and Waste Management, Pollution Prevention and Resource Recovery, and Multiphase Reactor Design


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Chemical Processes in Renewable Energy Systems

Computations in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Reaction Engineering and Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena, and Nuclear Fuel Cycle