Dr. S Senthilmurugan

Associate Professor

Key Research Areas :Modeling and Optimization of Novel Processes, Process Design and Operation of Membrane Separation Processes, Waste and waste water treatment (WWWT) for Process Industries, Novel Desalination Technologies, Smart Water Grid, Waste to Energy

Department of Chemical Engineering
IIT Guwahati
Assam 781039
Email id : senthilmurugan@iitg.ac.in
Phone : 0361 258 3527 (office)


1. Aanisha Akhtar, Mandeep Singh, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Kaustubha Mohanty, , "Modelling, Experimental Validation and Process Design of Forward Osmosis Process for Sugarcane Juice Concentration", LWT, Food Science and Technology , https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2021.110852 [2021]

2. Aanisha Akhtar, Mandeep Singh, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Kaustubha Mohanty, "Sugarcane juice concentration using a novel aquaporin hollow fiber forward osmosis membrane", Food and Bioproducts Processing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fbp.2021.01.007 [2021]

3. Muniraja Tippa; Akash M; senthilmurugan Subbiah; Chockalingam Prathap, "A comprehensive study on laminar burning velocity and flame stability of oxy-producer gas mixtures. Part-1: Gas mixture composition and flame stability analysis based on Lewis number", Fuel, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2021.120302 [2021]

4. Priyamjeet Deka, Vishal Kumar Verma, Bonita Yurembam, Arindom Bikash Neog, Kalyan Raidongia, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "Performance Evaluation of Reduced Graphene Oxide Membrane doped with Polystyrene Sulfonic Acid for Forward Osmosis Process", Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, https://doi.org/10.​1016/​j.​seta.​2021.​101093 [2021]

5. G.Sureandhar, G.Srinivasan, P.Muthukumar, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, , "Performance Analysis of Arc Rib Fin Embedded in a Solar Air Heater", Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2021.100891 [2021]

1. Abhishek Ajmani, Chandi Patra, Senthilmurugan Subbiah and Selvaraju Narayanasamy, "Packed bed column studies of hexavalent chromium adsorption by zinc chloride activated. carbon synthesized from Phanera vahlii fruit biomass", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2020.103825 [2020]

2. Chandi Patra, Tasrin Shahnaz, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Selvaraju Narayanasamy, "Comparative assessment of raw and acid-activated preparations of novel Pongamia pinnata shells for adsorption of hexavalent chromium from simulated wastewater", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-07979-y [2020]

3. Habtom Teklu, Dinesh Kumar Gautam, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "Axial Flow Hollow Fiber Forward Osmosis Module Analysis for Optimum Design and Operating Conditions in Desalination Applications", Chemical Engineering Science, 216, 115494, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2020.115494 [2020]

4. Bukke K Naik, Bharat Singh, Neelam Dutta, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Muthukumar Palanisamy, "Fluid to Liquid Membrane Energy Exchanger for Simultaneous Liquid Desiccant Regeneration and Desalination Applications-Theoretical and Experimental Analyses", Energy Conversion and Management, 204, 112291, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2019.112291v [2020]

5. Tasrin Shahnaz, Vivek Sharma, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Selvaraju Narayanasamy, " Multivariate optimisation of Cr (VI), Co (III) and Cu (II) adsorption onto nanobentonite incorporated nanocellulose/chitosan aerogel using response surface methodology", Journal of Water Process Engineering, 36, 1012832, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2020.101283 [2020]

6. Abhilasha Maheshwari, Shamik Misra, Ravindra D. Gudi, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "A Short-term Planning Framework for the Operation of Tanker based Water Distribution System in Urban Areas", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 59, 20, 9575-9592, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.0c00303 [2020]

7. Vivek Sharma, Tasrin Shahnaz, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Selvaraju Narayanasamy, "New Insights into the Remediation of Water Pollutants using Nanobentonite Incorporated Nanocellulose Chitosan Based Aerogel", Journal of Polymers and the Environment, , 28, 2008-2019 , https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-020-01740-9 [2020]

8. Dinesh Kumar Gautam, Habtom Teklu, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, , "Analysis of Reverse Osmosis Process in Hollow Fiber Module with and without Secondary Permeate Outlet", Journal of Water Process Engineering,, 36, 101336, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2020.101336 [2020]

9. Aanisha Akhtar, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Kaustubha Mohanty, R Sundar, R Unnikrishnan, Hareesh Unnikrishnan Nair, "Sugarcane juice clarification by lanthanum phosphate nanofibril coated ceramic ultrafiltration membrane: PPO removal in absence of lime pre-treatment, fouling and cleaning studies", Separation and Purification Technology , 249, 117157, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2020.117157 [2020]

10. Arunkumar Chandrasekaran, Chandi Patra, Selvaraju Narayanasamy, Senthilmurugan Subbiah,, "Adsorptive removal of Ciprofloxacin and Amoxicillin from single and binary aqueous systems using acid-activated carbon from Prosopis juliflora", Environmental Research, 188, 109825, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.109825 [2020]

11. Tasrin Shahnaz, Fazil Smm, Senthilmurugan Subbiah and Selvaraju Narayanasamy, "Facile preparation of nanocellulose embedded polypyrrole for dye removal: unary and binary process optimization and seed toxicity", International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-020-02814-w [2020]

12. Ananya Bardhan, Senthilmurugan subbiah, Kaustubha Mohanty, "Modelling and Experimental Validation of Osmotic Driven Energy Efficient Process for Tea Solution Concentration", Environmental Technology & Innovation , 101065, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2020.101065 [2020]

13. Shubham Sangrola; Avinash Kumar; S. Nivedhitha; Jaideep Chatterjee; Senthilmurugan Subbiah; Selvaraju Narayanasamy, "Optimization of backwash parameters for hollow fiber membrane filters used for water purification", Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology—AQUA, https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2020.079 [2020]

14. Vigneshwaran, Gurpreet Singh Sodhi, Anurag Guha, P. Muthukumara, Senthilmurugan subbiah, "Coupling Strategy of Multi-Module High Temperature Solid Sensible Heat Storage System for Large Scale Application", Applied Energy , 278, 115665, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115665 [2020]

15. Kranthi Kumar Munubarthi, Dinesh Kumar Gautam, K. Anki Reddy, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "Distributed parameter system modeling approach for the characterization of a high flux hollow fiber forward osmosis (HFFO) membrane", Desalination, 496, 114706, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2020.114706 [2020]

16. Viswanth Ramba, Senthil Selvaraju, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Muthukumar Palanisamy, "A Robust Anomaly Detection Methodology Using Predicted Hookload and Neutral point for Oil Well Drilling", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering , 195, 107787, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107787 [2020]

17. Achyut Mani Tripathi, Rashmi Dutta Baruah, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "Oil Well Drilling Activities Recognition Using a Hierarchical Classifier", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering , 196, 107883, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107883 [2020]

18. Arunkumar Chandrasekaran, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Pietro Bartocci, Haiping Yang, Francesco Fantozzi,, "Carbonization of Prosopis juliflora and Casuarina equisetifolia woody biomass with an improved natural draft charcoal retort system and kinetic analysis of the combustion of charcoal", Fuel, 285, 119095, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2020.119095 [2020]

19. Habtom Teklu, Dinesh Kumar Gautam, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "Optimization of Pressure Retarded Osmosis Process and Estimation of Indian Blue Energy Capacity", Desalination, 114752, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2020.114752 [2020]

20. Abhijit Gogoi, K. Anki Reddy, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Pranab Kumar Mondal,, "Dehydration of Acetic Acid using Layered Graphene Oxide (GO) Membrane through Forward Osmosis (FO) Process: A Molecular Dynamics Study", Molecular Simulation, https://doi.org/10.1080/08927022.2020.1849684 [2020]

21. Naveenkumar Ashok Yaranal, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Kaustubha Mohanty, "Identification, Extraction of Microplastics from Edible Salts and its removal from Contaminated Seawater", Environmental Technology & Innovation , 101253, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2020.101253 [2020]

22. Neelam Dutta, Bharat Singh, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, P. Muthukumar, "Performance Analysis of a Single and Multi-staged Direct Contact Membrane Distillation Module Integrated with Heat Recovery Units", Chemical Engineering Journal Advances, 100055, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceja.2020.100055 [2020]

23. Nivedhitha Swaminathan, Priyanka Dalal, Anurag Rathore, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "Multi-objective optimization for enhanced production of therapeutic proteins in Escherichia coli: Application of real time dielectric spectroscopy", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.0c04010 [2020]

24. 5. Muniraja Tippa, Akash M, senthilmurugan Subbiah, Chockalingam Prathap, "A comprehensive study on laminar burning velocity and flame stability of oxy-producer gas mixtures. Part-2: Laminar Burning Velocity and Markstein length analysis", Fuel, 119982, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2020.119982 [2020]

1. Arunkumar Chandrasekaran; Senthilmurugan Subbiah; Sethumadhavan Ramachandran; Selvaraju Narayanasamy; Pietro Bartocci; Francesco Fantozzi, "Natural draft improved carbonization retort system for biocarbon production from Prosopis Juliflora biomass", Energy & Fuels, 33, 11113-11124 [2019]

2. Naveenkumar Ashok Yaranal, Sneha Kumari, Selvaraju Narayanasamy, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "An analysis of the effects of pressure assisted osmotic backwashing on the high recovery reverse osmosis system", The Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA, https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2019.089 [2019]

3. Abhishek AjmaniTasrin ShahnazSenthilmurugan SubbiahSelvaraju Narayanasamy, "Hexavalent chromium adsorption on virgin, biochar, and chemically modified carbons prepared from Phanera vahlii fruit biomass: equilibrium, kinetics, and thermodynamics approach", Environ Sci Pollut Res, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-06335-z [2019]

4. Vishal KumarVerma; Senthilmurugan S, "Sericin coated polymeric microfiltration membrane for removal of drug-based micropollutants", Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 94, 3625-3636, https://doi.org/10.1002/jctb.6168 [2019]

5. Vishal KumarVerma; Senthilmurugan S, "Fouling resistant Sericin coated polymeric microfiltration membrane", Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 94, 3637-3649 [2019]

6. Vigneshwaran, K; Sodhi, Gurpreet Singh; Muthukumar, P; Senthilmurugan, S, "Concrete based high temperature thermal energy storage system: Experimental and Numerical Studies", Energy Conversion and Management, 198, 111905, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2019.111905 [2019]

7. Muniraja Tippa; Senthilmurugan s, "Chockalingam Prathap, Impact of chamber volume on the measurement of laminar burning velocity using constant volume spherical flame method", Fuel, 256, 115936, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.115936 [2019]

8. Vishal KumarVerma; Senthilmurugan Subbiah; Sri HarshaKota, "Sericin-coated polyester based air-filter for removal of particulate matter and volatile organic compounds (BTEX) from indoor air", Chemosphere, 237, 124462, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.124462 [2019]

9. Vigneshwaran, K; Sodhi, Gurpreet Singh; Muthukumar, P; Guha, Anurag; Senthilmurugan, S, "Experimental and numerical investigations on high temperature cast steel based sensible heat storage system", Applied Energy, 251, 113322, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113322 [2019]

10. Vigneshwaran, K; Sodhi, Gurpreet Singh; Muthukumar, P; Arvind, VK; Balamurugan, G; Sriram, S; Senthilmurugan, S, "Experimental investigation of a Cast-Steel based Thermal Energy Storage System", Energy Procedia, 158, 4664-4670, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2019.01.739 [2019]

1. Arunkumar Chandrasekaran, Sethumadhavan Ramachandran, , Senthilmurugan S, "Modeling, experimental validation and optimization of Prosopis juliflora fuelwood pyrolysis in fixed-bed tubular reactor", Bioresource Technology, 264, 66-77, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.05.013 [2018]

1. Arunkumar Chandrasekaran, Sethumadhavan Ramachandran, , Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "Determination of kinetic parameters in the pyrolysis operation and thermal behavior of prosopis juliflora using Thermogravimetric Analysis", Bioresource Technology, 233, NA, 413-422, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.02.119 [2017]

2. Senthilmurugansubbiah, Venkatesh T , , "Grey Water Treatment and Simultaneous Surfactant Recovery Using UF and RO Process", Separation Science and Technology, 52, 14, 2262 -2273, https://doi.org/10.1080/01496395.2016.1273244 [2017]

3. Vishal Kumar Verma, Senthilmurugan S., "Prospects of Silk Sericin as an Adsorbent for Removal of Ibuprofen from Aqueous Solution", Prospects of Silk Sericin as an Adsorbent for Removal of Ibuprofen from Aqueous Solution, 56, 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b01827, 10142-10154 [2017]

1. Senthilmurugan subbiah, senthil s , , "Reverse Osmosis–Pressure Retarded Osmosis hybrid system: Modelling, simulation and optimization", Desalination, 389, NA, 78-97, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2016.01.027 [2016]

1. Senthilmurugan subbiah, Srinivas Mekapati, Pugazhenthi G, Chandan Das,Das Arijit , , "Fouling and Cleaning Characteristics of Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membranes", Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology, 6, 4, 244-250, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2157-7048.1000244 [2015]

1. Naveen Bhutani , Amit Purohit, Vasudeva Kumar Mantravadi, Srinivas Mekapati & Senthilmurugan S., "Energy efficiency solutions for RO desalination plant", Desalination and Water Treatment, 51, 25-27, Impact Factor: 0.852 [2013]

1. N. Bhutania, M. Srinivasa, Senthilmurugan S., "Performance Assessment and Benchmarking of Desalination Plants", Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 31, 1100-1104 [2012]

1. Senthilmurugan S., and Sharad K. Gupta, "Modeling of a radial flow hollow fiber module and estimation of model parameters for aqueous multi-component mixture using numerical techniques", Journal of Membrane Science, 279, 466-478 [2006]

2. Senthilmurugan S., and Sharad K. Gupta, "Separation of inorganic and organic compounds by using a radial flow hollow fiber reverse osmosis module", Desalination, 196, 221-236 [2006]

1. Senthilmurugan S., A. Ahluwalia, and Sharad K. Gupta, "Modeling of a spiral wound reverse osmosis module and estimation of model parameters using numerical techniques", Desalination, 173, 269-286 [2005]

1. Chatterjee, A. Ahluwalia, Senthilmurugan S., and Sharad K. Gupta, "Modeling of a Radial flow hollow fiber module and estimation of model parameters using numerical techniques", Journal of Membrane Science, 236, 1-16 [2004]

1. Senthil Selvaraju, Viswanth Ramba, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Ramagopal Uppaluri, Pradeep Kumar Dubey, Amol Musale, "An Innovative System Architecture for Real-Time Monitoring and Alarming for Cutting Transport in Oil Well Drilling", Society of Petroleum Engineers, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, https://doi.org/10.2118/197870-MS [2019]

1. Vigneshwaran, K; Chilaka, Ravi Chandra Rao; Muthukumar, P; Senthilmurugan, S, "Sensible Heat Based Thermal Energy Storage System: Modelling and Parametric Investigations", ISHMT Digital Library, Begel House Inc [2017]

1. Venkatesh.T, Senthilmurugan.S, "Performance Analysis of Oil Waste Water Treatment using Ceramic Membranes with various Backwashing Techniques", SESTEC, IIT Guwahati [2016]

1. Senthil s. Senthilmurugan S, "Modelling and Simulation of Reverse Osmosis–Pressure Retarded Osmosis hybrid system", Chemcon, IIT Guwahati [2015]

2. Harjeet Nath, Senthilmurugan S, "Membrane based energy storage and waste water treatment system", GETS, GETS, New Delhi [2015]

1. Mekapati Srinivas, senthilmurugan Subbiah, Differencial evaluation, "Application of RO based desalination", National conference on Evolutionary optimization techniques and applications (NCEOTA-2014), (NCEOTA-2014), Mumbai [2014]

1. Senthilmurugan Mekapati Srinivas, "Decision support system for SWRO desalination plant", O&M Water Middle East, O&M Water Middle East, Abu Dhabi [2012]

1. Senthilmurugan S, Mekapati Srinivas, "Advanced SWRO Plant Operation", Water Summit, Water Summit, Bangalore India [2011]

1. Markus Gauder, Senthilmurugan S., Marc Antoine, "Condition Monitoring for Membrane Systems, EuroMed", Desalination for clean water and energy, Israel [2010]

2. Senthilmurugan S, Mekapati Srinivas, Marc Antoine, Markus Gauder, "Optimized RO Membrane Operation MDIW-Trondheim", Optimized RO Membrane Operation MDIW-Trondheim, Optimized RO Membrane Operation MDIW-Trondheim Norway [2010]

1. Senthilmurugan S, and Tarun Mathur and Kartikeya Milind Shah, "Simplified Approach for Paper Dryer Modeling", Simplified Approach for Paper Dryer Modeling- Papercon, Papercon [2009]

1. Senthilmurugan S, "Object Oriented Modeling of Pulp Mill Washer", CHEMCON 2008, Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160016 [2008]

2. Senthilmurugan S, "Separation of aqueous ternary mixture by using radial flow hollow fiber reverse osmosis (HFRO)", IWA North American Membrane Research Conference Amherst, IWA North American Membrane Research Conference Amherst, Massachusetts [2008]

3. Senthilmurugan S, "Eddy Diffusivity Spiegler-Kedem (EDSK) Model for Reverse Osmosis Membrane", AIChE Spring Meeting, AIChE Spring Meeting, at the New Orleans [2008]

1. Senthilmurugan S, and Babji BS, "Hydrodynamics studies in radial flow hollow fiber reverse osmosis module", CITICOMS2007 conference, CITICOMS2007 conference at Coimbatore India [2007]

1. Senthilmurugan S, and Sharad K. Gupta, "Estimation of mass transfer coefficient at high flux mass transfer in Reverse osmosis", CHEMCON, CHEMCON, New Delhi India [2005]

2. Senthilmurugan S, and Sharad K. Gupta, "Separation of Aqueous Multi-component Mixture by using Hollow Fiber Reverse Osmosis Module", NAMS, NAMS, USA [2005]

3. Senthilmurugan S, and Sharad K. Gupta, "Modeling of a radial flow hollow fiber module and estimation of model parameters for aqueous multi-component mixture", ADST, International Conference: Desalination Technologies, International Conference: Desalination Technologies, Egypt [2005]

1. Senthilmurugan S, and Sharad K. Gupta, "Optimization of Radial flow Hollow Fiber Reverse Osmosis module", INDO-US conference, INDO-US conference at Mumbai, India [2004]

1. David Pridgeon, Werner Janik, Markus Gauder, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, "Naveen BhutaniWater of life", Sustainability and energy efficiency in the water industry, 4 (2011)

2. Markus Gauder, Senthilmurugan S and Marc Antoine, "Condition monitoring for membrane systems", Water & Wastewater Asia (2011)