Dr. Rean  Maharaj

Dr. Rean Maharaj

Lecturer
University of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Process and Utilities Engineering from University of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago

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Biography

Mr. Rean Maharaj is currently working as Assistant Professor of Process Engineering, University of Trinidad and Tobago Point Lisas. He is Ph.D. Student in Process and Utilities Engineering from same University. Previously he served as Lecturer at Professional Institute of Management and Business Studies and University of the West Indies, Laboratory Demonstrator at University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, Technical Manager Western Scientific Company Limited, and Scientific Officer I at Trinidad & Tobago Forensic Science Center. He also served as supervisor for many research projects. He has published 15 research articles in journals as well as 2 conference proceedings contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Engineering
100%
Applied Chemistry
62%
Forensic Science
90%
Living World
75%
Material Science
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Singh-Ackbarali, D., R. Maharaj, V. Ramjattan-Harry and N. Mohamed, 2017. Potential of used frying oil in paving material: Solution to environmental pollution problem. Environ. Sci. Poll. Res., 24: 12220-12226.
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  2. Mohamed, N, R. Maharaj and V. Ramjattan-Harry, 2017. Flow properties of fly ash modified asphaltic binders. Prog. Rubber Plast. Recycl. Technol. J., 33: 85-101.
  3. Maharaj, R., R. Mylan and C. Maharaj, 2017. Creating the optimal product formula for use by a heavy clay block manufacturer. Clay Res., 35: 17-29.
  4. Maharaj, R., N. Mohamed and D. Ramlochan, 2017. Rutting and fatigue cracking susceptibility of polystyrene modified asphalt. Am. J. Appl. Sci., 14: :583-591.
  5. Maharaj, R., N. Mohamed and D. Ramlochan, 2017. Evaluation of the Effect of Waste Polystyrene on Performance of Asphalt Binder. Prog. Rubber Plast. Recycl. Technol. J., 2: 927-935.
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  6. Mohamed, N., R. Maharaj and V. Ramjattan-Harry, 2016. Mechanistic enhancement of asphaltic materials using fly ash. J. Appl. Sci., 16: 526-533.
  7. Mohamed, N., F. Mohammed C.I. Yen and R. Maharaj, 2016. A preliminary quality survey of gold jewellery sold in trinidad and tobago. Int. J. Appl. Chem., 12: 549-556.
  8. Rean, M., H.G. Lebert, M. Chris and V.R. Harry, 2015. Rheological study of cement modified with a lignin based admixture. West Indian J. Eng., 37: 68-73.
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  9. Maynard, J., C. Maharaj and R. Maharaj, 2015. The effect of polyethylene terephthalate particle size and concentration on the properties of asphalt and bitumen as an additive. Prog. Rubber, Plast. Recycl. Technol. J., 31: 1-24.
  10. Maharaj, R., V. Harry and N. Mohamed, 2015. The rheological properties of trinidad asphaltic materials blended with waste cooking oil. Prog. Rubber Plast. Recycl. Technol. J., 31: 265-280.
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  11. Maharaj, R., N. Mohamed and V. Ramjattan-Harry, 2015. Rutting and fatigue cracking resistance of waste cooking oil modified trinidad asphaltic materials. Sci. World J., 10.1155/2015/385013.
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  12. Maharaj, R. and C. Maharaj, 2015. Physical properties of low density polyethylene, polyvinylchloride and used engine oil modified asphalt. Prog. Rubber, Plast. Recycl. Technol. J., 31: 173-188.
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  13. Maharaj, R., D. Singh-Ackbarali, L.H. Grierson and N. Mohamed, 2014. The influence of waste Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) on the flow properties of Trinidad Lake Asphalt (TLA). Eur. J. Scient. Res., 121: 48-56.
  14. Maharaj, C., D. White, C. Penjilia, S. Ramlagan and R. Maharaj, 2014. Optimization of ingredients for clay block manufacture –unfired characteristics. Trends Appl. Sci. Res., 9: 574-587.
  15. John, N., J. Toney, N. Mohamed and R. Maharaj, 2014. The use of nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) spectroscopy to determine the hydrogen content of automotive fuels in trinidad and tobago. Int. J. Appl. Chem., 10: 185-195.
  16. Maharaj, C., S. Hosein, R. Maharaj and D. Singh-Ackbarali, 2013. The influence of particle size and concentration of recycled tyre rubber on the rheological properties of trinidad lake asphalt and petroleum bitumen. Int. J. Applied Sci. Eng. Res., 2: 545-561.
  17. Hosein, S., C. Maharaj, R. Maharaj and D. Singh-Ackbarali, 2013. The effect of particle size and concentration of crumb rubber on the rutting and fatigue cracking resistance of trinidad lake asphalt and petroleum bitumen. Int. J. Arts Sci., 6: 321-335.
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  18. Singh-Ackbarali, D. and R. Maharaj, 2011. The viscoelastic properties of trinidad lake asphalt-used engine oil blends. Int. J. Applied Chem., 7: 1-8.
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  19. Russell, S., R. Maharaj and A.St. George, 2010. End-of-life management of scrap tyres using crumb rubber modified Trinidad Lake Asphalt (TLA). Internal J. Applied Environ. Sci., 5: 91-102.
  20. Maharaj, R., L. Grierson and L.H. Grierson, 2010. An FTIR investigation of the interaction of model components in Trinidad Lake asphalt and Trinidad petroleum bitumen on tapana gravel aggregate surfaces. Int. J. Mater. Sci., 5: 23-36.
  21. Maharaj, R., L.H. Grierson and J.C. Knight, 2010. The effects of lignosulphonic acid, sodium salt, acetate on the physical and mechanical properties of Trinidad portland cement. Int. J. Mater. Sci., 5: 75-82.
  22. Maharaj, R., A. St. George, S.N. Russell and D. Singh-Ackbarali, 2009. The influence of recycled tyre rubber on the rheological properties of Trinidad lake asphalt and Trinidad petroleum bitumen. Int. J. Applied Chem., 5: 181-191.
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  23. Maharaj, R., A. Balgobin and D. Singh-Ackbarali, 2009. The influence of polyethylene on the rheological properties of Trinidad lake asphalt and Trinidad petroleum bitumen. Asian J. Mater. Sci., 1: 36-44.
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  24. Maharaj, R., 2009. Quantitative analysis of cocaine using fourier transform infra red spectroscopy-attenuated total reflectance: A preliminary investigation. Internet J. Third World Med., Vol. 7. .
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  25. Maharaj, R., 2009. A comparison of the composition and rheology of Trinidad lake asphalt and Trinidad petroleum bitumen. Int. J. Applied Chem., 5: 169-179.
  26. Maharaj, R., G. Singh, C. Thomas and D. John, 2007. Physical and chemical characteristics of cannabis found in Trinidad and Tobago. Internet J. Forensic Sci., Vol. 2. .
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  27. Garraway, L. and R. Maharaj, 2007. The screening of mushrooms found in trinidad to determine the presence of psilocin and psilocybin. Living World J., 2007: 12-14.
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  28. Grierson, L.H., J.C. Knight and R. Maharaj, 2005. The role of calcium ions and lignosulphonate plasticiser in the hydration of cement. Cement Concrete Res., 35: 631-636.
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