Projects

  • The department has been sanctioned Rs.20 lakhs from FIST towards networking.
  • MHRD Thrust Area project titled,"CFD modelling of chemical process equipment", Amount Rs. 10 lakhs, Duration – 2 years. Orders are being placed for the purchase of software and other equipment. Research Assistants have been recruited and the work is in progress.
  • MHRD - MODROBS project on Modernization of chemical reaction Engineering Laboratory in proress.

Industrial projects

  • Hydrogen from Biomass for Fuel Cell application: Process research & Development, sponsored by High Energy Batteries, Trichy
  • Beneficiation of iron Ore & Coal: Process Research & Development, Sponsored by Tata Steel, Jamshedpur.
  • Enzymatic transformations for value added esters and chemicals from oils & Fats, Sponsored by Bunge India pvt Ltd.
  • CO2 sequestration from Power plants by Absorption process- Sponsored by BHEL, Trichy- Outlay  Rs. 4.8  Lakhs - agreed in Principle awaiting clearance.

List of Ongoing Projects

S.No

Project Title

Duration

Amount Rs. in lakhs

Reference No.

Status

Investigator

1

Heat Transfer augmentation studies in a circular tube fitted with different inserts

2007-2010

6.5

CSIR

Ongoing

Dr. P.Sivashanmugam

2

Synthesis of Cellulosic Nanofibres from Aquatic Weeds

2007-2010

3.94

DBT

Ongoing

Dr. J. Sarat Chandra Babu

3

Development of polymic membranes for Wastewater treatment & recovery

2006-08

6.92

DST

Ongoing

Dr. G. Arthanareeswaran

4

Development and application of Inorganic Membrane in the treated of waste water and Processing of sugar canes.

2008-2009

40.0*

DST/INT/Brazil/RPO-25/07

Ongoing

Dr. G. Arthanareeswaran

5

Design of cyclones and CFD Analysis of 125 MW Power Plant

2008-2010

6

BHEL

Ongoing

Dr. J. Sarat Chandra Babu

6

R&D project in “Experimental and Simulation studies on CO2 Sequestration using solar, chemical methods

2008-2011

54.0

DST/IS-STAC/ CO2-SR-12/07

Ongoing

Dr.(Mrs).M.Premalatha

7

Investigations in mechanistic (or Physical) features of the Sonochemical remediation of dyes in textile effluent

2009-2012

20

DST/FTP/ETA-63/2008 dated 19th January 2009

On going

Dr T. Sivasnakar

8

Modeling and Control of Processes with Large Process Lag and Random Processes

2009-2012

10

Research Consultancy, CDAC

On going

Dr.T.K.Radhakrishnan

9

Combined pyrolysis and steam gasification to establish multifuel  Quraishy production with maximum hydrogen yield

2009-2012

13

DST/FTP

On going

Dr. K.N. Sheeba

10

Advanced control of chemical processes involving bangera delays,

2010-2012

18

DST/FTP

On going

Dr. A. Seshagiri Rao

11

Environmentally benign Aqueous Two-Phase System for effective separation of Cheese Whey Proteins (alpha-lactalbumin and beta-lacto globulin) from dairy effluents

2010 – 2013

12

DST/SERC

On going

Dr. M. Perumalsamy

12

Removal of Phenol/Phenolic compounds using RTIL impregnated microcapsules

2010-2011

6

DST/SERC

On going

Dr. K.M.Meera S.Begum

13

Analysis flow and Heat Transfer characteristics of single and two phase flow through plate heat exchanger

2010-2013

11.7

DG CSIR

On going

Dr. P.Kalaichelvi