G. Pugazhenthi

Prof. G. Pugazhenthi

Professor

Key Research Areas :Membrane Separation, Polymer Nanocomposites, Nanomaterials, Catalysis & Refinery Processes.

Research Projects

Sponsored

Title : Hydrogenogenic carbon monoxide conversion under mesophilic condition using anaerobic granular sludge biomass for biodesulphurization
Duration : 2017-2020
Funding agency : Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Ongoing


Title : Novel biological treatment process for water recycle-reuse and energy conservation in refinery industry
Duration : 2017-2020
Funding agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Title : Manufacturing Solution for Siddha Medicines, traditionally originated in Tamil Nadu
Duration : 2017-2020
Funding agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST), IMPRINT Scheme, Govt. of India
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Ongoing


Title : Low-cost Process Development for the Production of Xylitol from Waste Agricultural Biomass with Special Focus on Delignification and Downstream Processing
Duration : 2017-2020
Funding agency : Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Ongoing


Title : A novel membrane assisted bioprocess for heavy metal removal and recovery as nano powders from acid mine drainage
Duration : 2017-2020
Funding agency : Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Ongoing


Title : Carbon monoxide conversion using native hydrogenogenic microorganisms for sulphate rich wastewater treatment
Duration : 2014-2015
Funding agency : Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Title : Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Polymers (CoE-SusPol)
Duration : 2013-2017
Funding agency : Dept. of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt. of India
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Title : Ionic Liquids Supported Thermal Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane
Duration : 2013-2016
Funding agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Title : Development and characterization of low cost ceramic composite membranes for separation of dyes from aqueous solution
Duration : 2010-2013
Funding agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST), SERC Young Scientist Scheme, Govt. of India
PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Consultancy

Title : Investigation of Kerosene samples for its thermodynamic properties
Duration : 2014-2017
Funding agency : Jyothy Laboratories Limited, Mumbai
Co-PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Title : Preparation and characterization of ceramic membrane for domestic water purification system
Duration : 2014-2017
Funding agency : Unilever Industries Pvt. Limited, Bangalore
PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Title : Investigation of Guar Gum Sample for Its Properties
Duration : 2012-2013
Funding agency : Jyothy Laboratories Limited, Mumbai
PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Title : Investigation of polymer samples for its properties
Duration : 2012-2013
Funding agency : Jyothy Laboratories Limited, Mumbai
PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed


Title : Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) Membrane Cleaning Characterization
Duration : 2011-2012
Funding agency : ABB Global Industries & Services Ltd, Bangalore
PI : Prof. G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Completed