Rana, D.

DuPont, Overland Park, Kansas

Diwakar Rana is the Research Investigator at DuPont Clean Technologies for the STRATCO alkylation business. Dr. Rana has more than 11 yr of experience in the oil, gas and biofuels industries, including roles with Alfa Laval, Fluor, Lloyd’s Register, Black and Veatch and DuPont. He holds a BCh (Honors) in chemical engineering from Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, India, an MS degree in chemical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a PhD in chemical engineering from Washington State University. Since 2009, Dr. Rana has been a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas.

HF alkylation conversion is finally within reach—Part 2

In Part 1 of this two-part series, recent technology developments to convert hydrofluoric acid (HF) alkylation to sulfuric acid alkylation were discussed.