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


  • Underground coal gasification and coalbed methane
  • Co-gasification and co-pyrolysis of coal, biomass and municipal solid wastes (MSW)
  • Carbon capture using chemical looping combustion (CLC) technologies
  • Carbon sequestration in coal beds
  • Coal dissolution and liquefaction 
  • Energy and Exergy analyses on fuel based power generating system