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Engineering Water Treatment

Location:
Thiruthani, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted:
January 05, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. P. Dhanasekaran

No.*** Periyar Nagar,

Tiruttani-631209, Thiruvallur district, Tamilnadu, India. Mobile: +919********* (P) +918*********

Email: ac3w1h@r.postjobfree.com; ac3w1h@r.postjobfree.com Field of interest

Innovative methods for water treatment and purification, Heavy metals removal from drinking water, Waste water treatment, Adsorption, Mass transfer, Heat Transfer, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics. List of publications

Journal Papers (International Publications)

1. Arsenic removal from groundwater by Anjili tree sawdust impregnated with ferric hydroxide and activated alumina, Water Science and Technology: Water supply 16(1) (2016) 115- 127.

2. Defluoridation of water by chemical impregnated Artocarpus hirsutus sawdust, Water Science and Technology: Water supply 16(5) (201*-****-****. 3. Fixed bed adsorption of fluoride by Artocarpus hirsutus based adsorbent, Journal of Fluorine Chemistry 195(2017)37-46.

4. Arsenic and Fluoride adsorption from groundwater by Aanjili tree sawdust impregnated with ferric hydroxide and activated alumina, Journal of Water Process Engineering (Under Review)

5. Fixed bed adsorption of arsenic from water by chemical impregnated Artocarpus hirsutus sawdust, Chemical Process Engineering Journal (Communicated) Conference Proceedings

1. Removal of fluoride from ground water by sawdust impregnated with ferric hydroxide and activated alumina, The Second International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Clean Water (SICETCW-2014), 23-24 October 2014, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.

2. Defluoridation of ground water by a novel adsorbent, SESTEC-2014 Mumbai, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai – 400 094, India., February 25-28, 2014. 3. Arsenic removal from drinking water by a novel adsorbent, International Conference on Innovative Technologies and Management for Water Security, INDACON-2014, 12-14 February 2014, Chennai, India.

4. Arsenic(V) removal from drinking water by modified adsorbent, SESTEC-2012, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai – 400 094, India. February 27 – March 1, 2012. Educational Qualification

S.No.

Degree/

Course

Specialization/

Subjects

Institution

University/

Board

Year

% or

CGPA

1. Ph.D

Chemical

Engineering

Homi Bhabha

National Institute

HBNI, IGCAR,

Kalpakkam

2016 -

2. M.Tech

Chemical

Engineering

IIT-Roorkee IIT-Roorkee 2006 7.96/10

3. B.Tech

Chemical

Engineering

Sri Ram Engg.

College

University of

Madras

2001 62.00

4. H.S.C

Maths, Physics

Chemistry, Biology

Dr.R.K.Govt.Boys

Hr. Sec. School

Tamilnadu

State Board

1996 77.00

5. S.S.L.C

Maths, Science,

Social Science

Dr.R.K.Govt.Boys

Hr. Sec. School

Tamilnadu

State Board

1992 68.60

Research Experience

24.08.2009-26.06.2012: Junior Research Fellow, HBNI, Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam-603102, Tamilnadu, India.

27.06.2012-23.03.2016: Senior Research Fellow, HBNI, Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam-603102, Tamilnadu, India. Work Experience

12.10.2006-15.09.2008: Planning and Design Engineer, SPT Consultancy Services, Chennai- 600011, Tamilnadu, India.

Industrial Experience

One month industrial project done in Tiruttani Co-Operative sugar mills limited for the design of quintuple effect evaporator and heat exchanger for new production capacity (2100 tons/day).

Thesis and Dissertation Details

1. Ph.D Thesis

Title : Arsenic and Fluoride removal from drinking water by a novel adsorbent Advisor : Prof. P. M. Satya Sai, Homi Bhabha National Institute, IGCAR, Kalpakkam. Co-advisor : Prof. C. Anand Babu, Homi Bhabha National Institute, IGCAR, Kalpakkam. 2. M.Tech Dissertation

Title : Nickel hydroxide recovery from stainless steel pickling liquor by selective precipitation method

Advisor : Asst. Prof. Basheshwer Prasad, IIT-Roorkee, Roorkee. 3. B.Tech Project work

Title : Design of Quintuple effect evaporator (capacity 2100 tons/day) Advisor : Dr. A.Annamalai, The Tiruttani Co-operative Sugar Mills Limited (TTCSM Ltd.) National Level Achievements

1. GATE-2002 (Percentile score 59.19)

2. GATE-2003 (Percentile score 83.23)

3. GATE-2005 (Percentile score 77.26)

4. JRF in IGCAR 2009

Scholarship Achievements

1. MHRD Scholarship for M.Tech (2004-2006)

2. Junior Research Fellowship (2009-2012), IGCAR, DAE 3. Senior Research Fellowship (2012-2014), IGCAR, DAE Sports and Games

Kho-Kho district level winner in 1992, 1993

Computer skills

Programming: C, C++, FORTRAN-77, Introduction to ASPEN, MS office, Excel, Origin 8 Operating System: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP.

Personal Details

Father’s Name : M. Ponnusamy

Date of Birth : 23rd June 1977

Gender : Male

Nationality : Indian

Marital Status : Single

Languages known : Tamil - Speak, Read, Write ; English - Speak, Read, Write Telugu - Speak only ; Hindi - Speak only

Permanent Address : No.141, Mel Valaivu Thotti Street, Periyar Nagar, Tiruttani-631209, Thiruvallur District, Tamilnadu, India. DECLARATION

I declare that the statements made in this resume are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Place: Tiruttani

Date: 26/12/2017 (P.Dhanasekaran)



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