Prabu Vairakannu

Dr. Prabu Vairakannu

Associate Professor

Key Research Areas :Clean energy production, Pyrolysis, Combustion, Gasification and Liquefaction technologies, Energy and Exergy analysis, Carbon Sequestration

1. Barnali Bhui, Prabu V., "Experimental and kinetic studies on in-situ CO2 gasification based chemical looping combustion of low ash coal using Fe2O3 as the oxygen carrier", Journal of CO2 Utilization, 29, 103-116 [2019]

2. Barnali Bhui, Prabu V., "Prospects and issues of integration of co-combustion of solid fuels (coal and biomass) in chemical looping technology", Journal of Environmental Management, 231, 1241-1256 [2019]

3. Navneet Mishra, Barnali Bhui, Prabu V., "Comparative evaluation of performance of high and low ash coal fuelled chemical looping combustion integrated combined cycle power generating systems", Energy, 169, 305-318 [2019]

1. Swarnotpol Kashyap, Prabu V, "Laboratory-Scale Studies on Humidified O2-Fed High-Ash Coal-Based Underground Coal Gasification", Energy & Fuels, 32(9), 9132-9141 [2018]

2. Geeta K, Prabu V, "CO2-O2 dry reforming based underground coal gasification using low and high ash Indian coals", Fuel., 216, 301-312 [2018]

3. Geeta K, Prabu V, "CO2-air based two stage gasification of low ash and high ash Indian coals in the context of underground coal gasification", Energy, 143, 822-832 [2018]

1. Greg P, Prabu V, "Considerations for oxidant and gasifying medium selection in underground coal gasification", Fuel Processing Technology, 165, 145-154 [2017]

2. Geeta K, Prabu V, "Laboratory scale studies on CO2 oxyfuel combustion in the context of underground coal gasification", Journal of CO2 utilization, 21, 177-190 [2017]

3. Surya Kanta D, Prabu V, "Experimental studies on humidified/water influx O2?gasification for enhanced hydrogen production in the context of underground coal gasification", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42, 14089-14102 [2017]

4. Mallick N, Prabu V, "Energy analysis on Coalbed Methane (CBM) coupled power systems", Journal of CO2 Utilization, 19, 16-27 [2017]

1. Prabu V, Geeta K, "CO2-Oxy underground coal gasification integrated proton exchange membrane fuel cell operating in a chemical looping mode of reforming", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(84), 20063-20077 [2016]

2. Ankan S, Prabu V, "Thermodynamic analysis of solar energy integrated underground coal gasification in the context of cleaner fossil power generation", Energy Conversion and Management, 110, 67-77 [2016]

1. Prabu V, Mallick N., "Coalbed methane with CO2?sequestration: An emerging clean coal technology in India", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 50, 229-244 [2015]

2. Prabu V, Geeta K, "CO2 enhanced In-Situ Oxy-Coal Gasification based Carbon-Neutral Conventional Power Generating Systems", Energy, 84, 672-683 [2015]

3. Prabu V, "Integration of In-Situ CO2-Oxy Coal gasification with Advanced Power Generating Systems performing in a Chemical Looping approach of Clean Combustion", Applied Energy, 140, 1-13 [2015]

1. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Heat-affected zone analysis of high ash coals during ex situ experimental simulation of underground coal gasification", Fuel, 123, 167-174 [2014]

1. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Laboratory scale studies on underground coal gasification of high ash coals for carbon neutral power generation", Energy, 46, 351-358 [2012]

2. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Underground coal-air gasification based solid oxide fuel cell system", Applied Energy, 94, 406-414 [2012]

3. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Integration of underground coal gasification with a solid oxide fuel cell system for clean coal utilization", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, 1677-1688 [2012]

1. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Simulation of cavity formation in underground coal gasification using borehole combustion experiments", Energy, 36, 5854-5864 [2011]

1. Barnali Bhui, Prabu V, "Direct coal fuelled chemical looping combustion under N2 and CO2 atmosphere using thermo-gravimetric analyzer", International conference on sustainable energy and environmental challenges (SEEC-2018)" ISEES, [2018]

1. Geeta K, Prabu V, "CO2 enhanced oxy-coal gasification integrated with steam turbine power plant in context of underground coal gasification", International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Challenges (SEEC-2017), [2017]

2. Surya Kanta D, Prabu, V, "Experimental studies for enhanced hydrogen production in the context of water influx conditions of underground coal gasification", International conference on sustainable energy and environmental challenges, [2017]

1. Geeta K, Prabu V, "Advances in clean coal technologies in 3rd Indo-German workshop", Advances in Materials, Reaction & Separation process, [2016]

2. Geeta K, Prabu V, "Gasification kinetics of low and high rank coal in CO2 atmosphere in context of underground coal gasification", World Petro Coal Congress, [2016]

1. Mallick N, Prabu V., "Enhanced Coalbed Methane integrated power generating systems", Chemical Engineering: From Laboratory To Industry" CHEMCON 2015, [2015]

1. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Heat-affected zone analysis during ex-situ simulation of underground coal gasification", International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T 2013), [2013]

1. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Clean Coal Utilization Based on Underground Coal Gasification Integrated Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Carbon dioxide Sequestration", World Renewable Energy Congress, [2011]

2. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Experimental and theoretical simulation of cavity formation in Underground Coal Gasification using sublimation studies", American Chemical Society-241st National Meeting & Exposition, [2011]

1. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Simulation of cavity formation in underground coal gasification using wood borehole combustion experiments", Recent and Emerging Advances in Chemical Engineering REACH, an International Symposium on Thermodynamics and Transport processes, [2010]

2. Prabu V, Sreenivas J, "Simulation of cavity formation in underground coal gasification using sublimation experiments", 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Combustion (ASPACC-10), [2010]

1. Prabu V, "Sustainable utilization of natural resources, CRC Press ", Clean Coal Technologies,, ISBN 9781498761833 (2017)

2. Nirmal M, Prabu V, "Sustainable Energy and Transportation, Springer ", Unconventional Technologies for Sustainable Coal Energy in India,, ISBN 978-981-10-7508-7 (2018)

3. Barnali B, Prabu V, "Recent Advances and Future Challenges, Springer", Chemical Looping and Plasma Technologies for Gasification of Coal and Biomass” Coal and Biomass Gasification,, ISBN 978-981-10-7334-2 (2018)