G. Pugazhenthi

Prof. G. Pugazhenthi

Professor

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

Doctoral Fellow

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Arul Manikandan N

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Closed loop biorefinery for polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) production from industrial refuse and its potential applications
Co-Supervisor: Prof. K. Pakshirajan
Status: Current


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Tanushree Paul

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Biological treatment of refinery wastewater using oleaginous Rhodococucs opacus for bio-oil production and water re-use
Co-Supervisor: Prof. K. Pakshirajan
Status: Current


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Madu Purnima

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Kaolin based tubular ceramic membranes for wastewater treatment applications
Status: Current


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Kakali Priyam Goswami

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Fly ash based tubular ceramic membranes for water treatment applications
Status: Current


M.Tech

Doctoral Fellow

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P. Monash

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Development and characterization of low cost ceramic membrane for liquid phase separation applications
Year of Complete: 2011
Current Placement: Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Status: Completed


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D. Vasanth

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Preparation, characterization and application of kaolin based low cost ceramic membranes
Year of Complete: 2014
Co-Supervisor: Prof. R. Uppaluri
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Status: Completed


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V. Ravi Babu

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Studies on Properties of Graphene and Sucrose Palmitate Reinforced Poly(lactic acid) Nanocomposite Films
Year of Complete: 2015
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Vimal Katiyar
Current Placement: Scientist, CSIR - Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Status: Completed


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Ashim Kumar Basumatary

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Fabrication, Characterization of Zeolite-Ceramic Composite Membranes and Their Application in Separation of Metal Ions from Aqueous Solution
Year of Complete: 2015
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Assam Engineering College, Guwahati, India
Status: Completed


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Manish Kumar

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Fabrication and Characterization of Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) Nanocomposites with Organically Modified Montmorillonite (MMT) and Layered Double Hydroxides (LDHs)
Year of Complete: 2016
Current Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minho, Portugal
Status: Completed


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Vinoth Kumar R

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Novel Low Cost Ceramic and Zeolite-Ceramic Composite Tubular Membranes for Liquid Phase Separation Applications
Year of Complete: 2016
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh
Status: Completed


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Kanchapogu Suresh

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Development and Characterization of Fly ash based Ceramic Membranes for the Separation of Oil-in-Water Emulsions
Year of Complete: 2016
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal
Status: Completed


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Kelothu Suresh

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Preparation and Characterization of Organomodified Co-Al and Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxides (LDHs) Reinforced Polystyrene (PS) Nanocomposites
Year of Complete: 2017
Status: Completed


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Basudhriti Banerjee

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Ionic Liquid Supported Thermal Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane and its related compounds
Year of Complete: 2018
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Tamal Banerjee
Status: Completed


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Lalit Goswami

Doctoral Fellow

Research/Project title: Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in contaminated wastewater and biodiesel producing using the oleaginous bacterium Rhodococcus opacus
Year of Complete: 2019
Co-Supervisor: Prof. K. Pakshirajan
Status: Completed


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Gourhari Chakraborty

Doctoral Fellow
Email: c.gourhari@iitg.ac.in
Roll No: 136107009

Research/Project title: Studies on Polylactic Acid based Nanocomposites for Improved Dispersion and Sensor Applications
Year of Joining: 2013
Year of Complete: 2020
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Vimal Katiyar
Status: Completed


M.Tech

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Kaalva Srinivasulu

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Preparation and characterization of hybrid nafion membrane for direct methanol fuel cell
Year of Complete: 2007
Status: Completed


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Abhijit Majhi

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Fabrication and characterization of g-Al2O3 coated clay composite membrane
Year of Complete: 2008
Status: Completed


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Balakrushna Sahu

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Influence of organically modified layered double hydroxides (OLDHs) on the properties of polystyrene (PS)/OLDH nanocomposites
Year of Complete: 2008
Status: Completed


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Murali Krishna Beera

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Synthesis and characterization of sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone) composite membrane for DMFC
Year of Complete: 2008
Status: Completed


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Sabuj Das

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Development of membrane separation module in Aspen Engineering Suite
Year of Complete: 2008
Status: Completed


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Kaberi Kakati

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Properties of polypropylene/clay nanocomposites prepared by melt intercalation technique
Year of Complete: 2009
Status: Completed


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Gantala Sangeetha Rani

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Fabrication and characterization of sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone) based composite membranes with zirconium titanium phosphate for direct methanol fuel cell
Year of Complete: 2009
Status: Completed


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Sama Vijaya Krishna

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Properties and thermal degradation kinetics of polymer/organoclay nanocomposites: Effect of processing conditions and organoclay loading
Year of Complete: 2010
Status: Completed


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Yogendra Nath Prajapati

M.Tech

Research/Project title: A comparative study of methods for synthesizing nano-sized zirconia and its characterization
Year of Complete: 2011
Status: Completed


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Manish Kumar Sinha

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Development and Characterization of Polystyrene (PS) and Polypropylene (PP) Nanocomposites
Year of Complete: 2011
Status: Completed


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Vijay Kumar

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Synthesis, characterization and thermal degradation kinetics of poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)/organically modified montmorillonite (OMMT) nanocomposites
Year of Complete: 2012
Status: Completed


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Kanchapogu Suresh

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Development of ceramic membrane for microfiltration application
Year of Complete: 2012
Status: Completed


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Samarshi Chakraborty

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Synthesis, Characterization, Thermal Degradation Kinetics and Rheological Study of Polymer/Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites
Year of Complete: 2013
Status: Completed


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Vinoth Kumar R

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Fabrication and Characterization of Analcime C-Zeolite Composite Membrane for Removal of Chromium (VI) from Aqueous Solution
Year of Complete: 2013
Status: Completed


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Vikram Singh P

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Development and Characterization of MCM-48 Composite Membrane
Year of Complete: 2013
Status: Completed


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Vivek Chaudhary

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Synthesis and Characterization of Poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)/Co-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Nanocomposites
Year of Complete: 2014
Status: Completed


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Tekula Srinu

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of TiO2 and γ-Al2O3 Composite Membranes by Separation of Oil-Water Emulsions
Year of Complete: 2014
Status: Completed


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Kunal Pant

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Synthesis and Performance Evaluation of FAU Zeolite-Ceramic Composite Membrane by Separation of Cr (VI) from Aqueous Solution
Year of Complete: 2014
Status: Completed


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Partha Pratim Adhikari

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Fabrication of MCM-41 and MCM-48 Composite Membranes for the Separation of FeCl3 and AlCl3 from Aqueous Solution
Year of Complete: 2015
Status: Completed


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Senthil S

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Reverse Osmosis-Pressure Retarded Osmosis Hybrid System, Modeling and Simulation
Year of Complete: 2015
Status: Completed


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Vibhu Sharma

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Removal of Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic from Aqueous Solution Using a Hybrid Process of Adsorption-Membrane Filtration
Year of Complete: 2016
Status: Completed


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Payel Sen

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Processing and Characterization of Multifunctional Polystyrene (PS) Nanocomposites Containing MWCNT and Ni-Al LDH: Role of Dual Nanofillers
Year of Complete: 2016
Status: Completed


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Gitanjali Roy

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Kaolin Based Tubular Ceramic Membrane: Optimization of Sintering Temperature and Its Applications
Year of Complete: 2017
Status: Completed


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Preethi A

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Effect of Nanofillers on Thermal Stability of Polystyrene Nanocomposites
Year of Complete: 2017
Status: Completed


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Preeti Singh

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Effect of additive on the properties of kaolin based tubular ceramic membranes
Year of Complete: 2018
Status: Completed


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Mritunjoy Roy

M.Tech

Research/Project title: Synthesis of Chitosan Nanocomposites with Norfloxacin loaded Layered Double Hydroxide as Nanofiller and its Potential Application in Drug Release Studies
Year of Complete: 2018
Status: Completed