Rinu Chacko

  • Postal address:
    Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry
    Engesserstr. 20
    Campus South Bldg. 11.21
    76131 Karlsruhe

Education / Degrees

2016 – 2018 Master of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.
Master Thesis: Exploring the use of in situ formed peracetic acid in chemical recycling of crosslinked polymers.
2011 – 2015 Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India.
Bachelor Thesis: Study of effect of CuO nanoparticles on E. coli in a microfluidic platform.


Work Experience:

September 2018 – October 2020 Researcher at Tata Research Development and Design Centre (TRDDC) Pune, India.
July 2015 – July 2016 Graduate Engineer Trainee at Reliance Industries Limited, Vadodara, India.



  1. Rinu Chacko, Deepak Jain, Manasi Patwardhan, Abhishek Puri, Shirish Karande, and Beena Rai. "Data based predictive models for odor perception." Scientific reports 10, no. 1 (2020): 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-73978-1
  2. Sagar Sunkle, Krati Saxena, Ashwini Patil, Vinay Kulkarni, Deepak Jain, Rinu Chacko, and Beena Rai. "Information Extraction and Graph Representation for the Design of Formulated Products." In International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, pp. 433-448. Springer, Cham, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49435-3_27
  3. Sagar Sunkle, Deepak Jain, Krati Saxena, Ashwini Patil, Rinu Chacko, and Beena Rai. "Generate and Test for Formulated Product Variants With Information Extraction and an In-Silico Model." In Advanced Digital Architectures for Model-Driven Adaptive Enterprises, pp. 223-250. IGI Global, 2020. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-0108-5.ch010
  4. Mohan Das, Rinu Chacko, and Susy Varughese. "An efficient method of recycling of CFRP waste using peracetic acid." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 6, no. 2 (2018): 1564-1571. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01456



Oral Presentation: “A sustainable approach to recycle CFRP waste”, RECYCLE 2018, 2nd International Conference on Waste Management, held in IIT Guwahati, February 22-24, 2018, Guwahati.