Dr. G.  Pugazhenthi

Dr. G. Pugazhenthi

Assistant Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Membrane Separation from Indian Institute of Technology, India

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Area of Interest:

Chemistry
100%
Membrane Separation
62%
Membrane Science and Technology
90%
Nanomaterials
75%
Polymer Nanocomposites
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Pugazhenthi, G. and A. Kumar, 2010. Experimental and modeling of separation of Cr (VI) from its aqueous solution using PMMA-EGDM ultrafiltration clay composite anion exchange membrane. AIChE J., 51: 2001-2010.
  2. Monash, P. and G. Pugazhenthi, 2010. Removal of crystal violet dye from aqueous solution using calcined and uncalcined mixed clay adsorbents. Sep.Sci. Tech., 45: 94-104.
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  3. Monash, P. and G. Pugazhenthi, 2009. Adsorption of crystal violet dye from aqueous solution using mesoporous materials synthesized at room temperature. Adsorption, 15: 390-405.
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  4. Majhi, A., P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi, 2009. Fabrication and characterization of y-Al2O3-clay composite ultrafiltration membrane for the separation of electrolytes from its aqueous solution. J. Memb. Sci., 340: 181-191.
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  5. Das, S., P. Saha and G. Pugazhenthi, 2009. Modeling and simulation of stirred dead end ultrafiltration process using the ASPEN engineering suite. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 48: 4428-4439.
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  6. Sivasubramanian, V., G. Pugazhenthi, J. Jegan and M. Velan, 2008. Bed expansion characteristics of two phase inverse fluidized bed reactor in viscous systems. IETECH J. Mech Des., 2: 55-61.
  7. Sahu, B. and G. Pugazhenthi, 2008. Synthesis and characterization of polystyrene/layered double hydroxide nanocomposites. J. Polymeric Mat., 25: 315-323.
  8. Pugazhenthi, G. and A. Kumar, 2008. Modeling of the mass transfer effect in biphasic enzyme membrane reactor for hydrolysis of olive oil. Int.J. Food Eng., 4: 1-28.
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  9. Sahu, B. and G. Pugazhenthi, 2007. Synthesis of polystyrene (PS)/ novel layered double hydroxide (LDH) nanocomposites by solvent blending method. Int. J. Chem. Sci., 5: 1755-1763.
  10. Monash, P., A. Majhi and G. Pugazhenthi, 2007. Characterization of low cost clays for preparation of porous ceramic membrane supports. Int. J. Chem. Sci., 5: 1862-1872.
  11. Sachan, S., S. Sachdeva, G. Pugazhenthi and A. Kumar, 2006. Hydrolysis of olive oil using lipase bonded to modified carbon membrane. AIChE J., 52: 1611-1620.
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  12. Kumar, M., S. Agarwal, G. Pugazhenthi, A. Shukla, and A. Kumar, 2006. Preparation and characterization of Iron salt embedded electrodialysis analcime-C zeolite clay composite membrane. J. Memb. Sci., 275: 110-118.
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  13. Pugazhenthi, G., S. Sachan, N. Kishore and A. Kumar, 2005. Separation of chromium (VI) using modified ultrafiltration charged carbon membrane and its mathematical modeling. J. Memb. Sci., 254: 229-239.
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  14. Pugazhenthi, G. and A. Kumar, 2004. Enzyme membrane reactor for hydrolysis of olive oil using lipase immobilized on modified PMMA composite membrane. J. Membrane Sci., 228: 187-197.
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  15. Neelakandan, C., G. Pugazhenthi and A. Kumar, 2003. Preparation of NOx modified PMMA-EGDM composite membrane for the recovery of chromium (VI). Eur. Polymer J., 39: 2383-2391.
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