Dr. Saravanan  Pichiah

Dr. Saravanan Pichiah

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

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Biography

Dr. Saravanan Pichiah is currently working s Senior Lecturer at University of Malaya, Malaysia. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. Previously he was appointed as Senior Lecturer at Amrita University, Coimbatore, India, and Assistant Professor at National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, India, and Politechnika Gdanska, ul. G. Narutowicza, Poland. His area of research interest focuses on Development of Nanomaterials and Electrodes for Sustainable Environmental & Energy Applications, Artificial Photosynthesis Activated by Highly Ordered Titania Nanotube Arrays (TNTs), Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Triggered TiO2 composite for enhanced Visible Light Driven Photocatalysis, Modified Pervoskite Photocatalysts for enhanced Visible Light Driven Photoreaction, Metal Organic Frame (MOF)Work as Photocatalyst for Visible Light promoted Environmental Application, and Modified Electrodes and PEM For Microbial Fuel Cell. He is associate member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, senior member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and member the International NanoScience Community. He is also serving as reviewer for number of journals. He also supervised 4 doctoral thesis, 1 master’s thesis, and 2 M.Tech students. He also completed 6 funded research projects. He has published 72 research articles in journal, books and conference proceedings contributed as author/co-author. He also delivered number of invited talks.

Area of Interest:

Physical Science Engineering
100%
Environmnetal nanocatalysis
62%
Membrane Separation
90%
Energy Fuels
75%
Water
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Sharma, U., S. Shalini, S. Basu, P. Saravanan and M. Jang 2021. Active Layer Modification of Commercial Nanofiltration Membrane using CuBTC/PVA Matrix for Improved Surface and Separation Characteristics. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 10.1002/app.50508.
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  2. Nawaz, A. and P. Saravanan 2021. Significance of Rod Shape Transformation of Tetrahedral TiO2 Under Thermal Influence for Enhanced Solar Photocatalysis. Res Chem Intermed 47: 2339-2355.
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  3. Mukherjee, P., S. Pichiah, G. Packirisamy and M. Jang 2021. Biocatalyst Physiology and Interplay: A Protagonist of MFC Operation. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 28: 43217-43233.
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  4. Mishra, P., P. Saravanan, G. Packirisamy and M. Jang et al. 2021. A Subtle Review on the Challenges of Photocatalytic Fuel Cell for Sustainable Power Production. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 46: 22877-22906.
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  5. Kuila, A., P. Saravanan, S. Routu, P. Gopinath and M. Jang et al. 2021. Improved Charge Carrier Dynamics Through a Type II Staggered Ce MOF/mc BiVO4 n-n Heterojunction for Enhanced Visible Light Utilisation. Appl. Surf. Sci. 10.1016/j.apsusc.2021.149556.
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  6. Kuila, A., P. Saravanan, D. Bahnemann and C. Wang 2021. Novel Ag Decorated, BiOCl Surface Doped AgVO3 Nanobelt Ternary Composite With Z-Scheme Homojunction-Heterojunction Interface for High Prolific Photo Switching, Quantum Efficiency and Hole Mediated Photocatalysis. Appl. Catal., B 10.1016/j.apcatb.2021.120224.
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  7. Ng, J.J., K.H. Leong, L.C. Sim, W.D. Oh and C. Dai et al. 2020. Environmental Remediation using Nano-Photocatalyst Under Visible Light Irradiation: The Case of Bismuth Phosphate. In: Environmental Remediation using Nano-Photocatalyst Under Visible Light Irradiation: The Case of Bismuth Phosphate. Ng, J.J., K.H. Leong, L.C. Sim, W.D. Oh and C. Dai et al. Elsevier 15.
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  8. Nawaz, A. and P. Saravanan 2020. C-Dot TiO2 Nanorod Composite for Enhanced Quantum Efficiency Under Direct Sunlight. RSC Adv. 10: 19490-19500.
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  9. Mukherjee, P. and P. Saravanan 2020. Graphite Nanopowder Functionalized 3-D Acrylamide Polymeric Anode for Enhanced Performance of Microbial Fuel Cell. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 45: 23411-23421.
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  10. Lim, P.F., K.H. Leong, L.C. Sim, W.D. Oh and Y.H. Chin et al. 2020. Mechanism Insight of Dual Synergistic Effects of Plasmonic Pd-SrTiO3 for Enhanced Solar Energy Photocatalysis. Appl. Phys. A 10.1007/s00339-020-03739-4.
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  11. Kuila, A. and P. Saravanan 2020. Intramolecular Orbital Engineered Hetero Bimetallic Ce‐Fe MOF with Reduced Transition Energy and Enhanced Visible Light Property. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 10.1002/aoc.5728.
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  12. Hak, C.H., K.H. Leong, Y.H. Chin, P. Saravanan and S.T. Tan et al. 2020. Water Hyacinth Derived Carbon Quantum Dots and g-C3N4 Composites for Sunlight Driven Photodegradation of 2,4-dichlorophenol. SN Appl. Sci. 10.1007/s42452-020-2840-y.
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  13. Sim, L.C., K.S. Koh, K.H. Leong, Y.H. Chin, A.A. Aziz and P. Saravanan 2019. In Situ Growth of g-C3N4 on TiO2 Nanotube Arrays: Construction of Heterostructures for Improved Photocatalysis Properties. J. Environ. Chem. Eng. 10.1016/j.jece.2019.103611.
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  14. Nawaz, A., S. Singh and P. Saravanan 2019. Black Carbon Aerosols from the Coal Seam of Eastern India: A Real-Time Analysis with Statistical Validation. J. Earth Syst. Sci. 10.1007/s12040-019-1150-5.
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  15. Nawaz, A., A. Kuila, N.S. Mishra, K.H. Leong and L.C. Sim et al. 2019. Challenges and Implication of Full Solar Spectrum-Driven Photocatalyst. Rev. Chem. Eng. 37: 533-560.
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  16. Nawaz, A., A. Kuila, A. Rani, N.S. Mishra and L.C. Sim et al. 2019. Industrial Application of Light-Driven Nanomaterial. In: Industrial Application of Light-Driven Nanomaterial. Nawaz, A., A. Kuila, A. Rani, N.S. Mishra and L.C. Sim et al. Elsevier 29.
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  17. Mukherjee, P., A. Rani and P. Saravanan 2019. Polymeric Materials for 3D Bioprinting. In: Polymeric Materials for 3D Bioprinting. Mukherjee, P., A. Rani and P. Saravanan Elsevier 19.
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  18. Mukherjee, P. and P. Saravanan 2019. Perspective View on Materialistic, Mechanistic and Operating Challenges of Microbial Fuel Cell on Commercialisation and Their Way Ahead. ChemistrySelect 4: 1601-1612.
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  19. Leong, K.H., J.Q. Lee, A.A. Kumar, L.C. Sim and S. Pichiah 2019. Facile Technique for the Immobilisation of TiO2 Nanoparticles on Glass Substrates for Applications in the Photocatalytic Self-Cleaning of Indoor Air Pollutants. MJAS 23: 90-99.
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  20. Wong, K.T., S.B. Jang, P. Saravanan, I.W. Nah and S. Park et al. 2018. Critical Insight on the Hydrothermal Effects toward Exfoliation of g-C3N4 and Simultaneous in-situ Deposition of Carbon Quantum Dots. Appl. Surf. Sci. 471: 703-713.
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  21. Wong, K.T., P. Saravanan, I.W. Nah, J. Choi and C. Park et al. 2018. Sonocatalytic Reduction of Nitrate using Magnetic Layered Double Hydroxide: Implications for Removal Mechanism. Chemosphere 218: 799-809.
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  22. Vafaeifard, M., S. Ibrahim, K.T. Wong, P. Pasbakhsh and S. Pichiah et al. 2018. Novel Self-Assembled 3D Flower-Like Magnesium Hydroxide Coated Granular Polyurethane: Implication of its Potential Application for the Removal of Heavy Metals. J. Cleaner Prod. 216: 495-503.
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  23. Tai, J.Y., K.H. Leong, P. Saravanan and L.C. Sim 2018. Bioinspired Synthesis of Carbon Dots/g-C3N4 Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic Application. E3S Web Conf. 10.1051/e3sconf/20186505015.
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  24. Sim, L.C., J.L. Wong, C.H. Hak, J.Y. Tai and K.H. Leong et al. 2018. Sugarcane Juice Derived Carbon Dot–Graphitic Carbon Nitride Composites for Bisphenol a Degradation under Sunlight Irradiation. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 9: 353-363.
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  25. Rani, A., R. Reddy, U. Sharma, P. Mukherjee and P. Mishra et al. 2018. A Review on the Progress of Nanostructure Materials for Energy Harnessing and Environmental Remediation. J. Nanostruct. Chem. 8: 255-291.
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  26. Mishra, N.S., A. Kuila, A. Nawaz, S. Pichiah and K.H. Leong et al. 2018. Engineered Carbon Nanotubes: Review on the Role of Surface Chemistry, Mechanistic Features, and Toxicology in the Adsorptive Removal of Aquatic Pollutants. ChemistrySelect 3: 1040-1055.
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  27. Lim, P.F., K.H. Leong, L.C. Sim, A.A. Aziz and P. Saravanan 2018. Amalgamation of N-Graphene Quantum Dots with Nanocubic Like TiO2: An Insight Study of Sunlight Sensitive Photocatalysis. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 26: 3455-3464.
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  28. Lim, P.F., C.H. Hak, K.H. Leong, L.C. Sim and P. Saravanan 2018. Solar Light Harvesting N-Graphene Quantum Dots Decorated TiO2 for Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity. E3S Web Conf. 10.1051/e3sconf/20186505014.
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  29. Leong, K.H., A.A. Aziz, L.C. Sim, P. Saravanan and M. Jang et al. 2018. Mechanistic Insights into Plasmonic Photocatalysts in Utilizing Visible Light. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 9: 628-648.
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  30. Hak, C.H., L.C. Sim, K.H. Leong, P.F. Lim and Y.H. Chin et al. 2018. M/g-C3N4 (M=Ag, Au, and Pd) Composite: Synthesis Via Sunlight Photodeposition and Application Towards the Degradation of Bisphenol A. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 25: 25401-25412.
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  31. Tai, J.Y., K.H. Leong, P. Saravanan, A.A. Aziz and L.C. Sim 2017. Dopant-Free Oxygen-Rich Titanium Dioxide: Led Light-Induced Photocatalysis and Mechanism Insight. J. Mater. Sci. 52: 11630-11642.
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  32. Surib, N.A., L.C. Sim, K.H. Leong, A. Kuila and P. Saravanan et al. 2017. Ag+, Fe3+and Zn2+-Intercalated Cadmium(ii)-Metal–Organic Frameworks for Enhanced Daylight Photocatalysis. RSC Adv. 7: 51272-51280.
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  33. Sunasee, S., K.H. Leong, K.T. Wong, G. Lee and S. Pichiah et al., 2017. Sonophotocatalytic degradation of bisphenol A and its intermediates with graphitic carbon nitride. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., (In Press). 10.1007/s11356-017-8729-7.
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  34. Sim, L.C., W.H. Tan, K.H. Leong, M.J.K. Bashir, S. Pichiah and N.A. Surib, 2017. Mechanistic characteristics of surface modified organic semiconductor g-C3N4 nanotubes alloyed with titania Materials, Vol. 10, No. 1. 10.3390/ma10010028.
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  35. Muthukumar, H., S. Pichiah, K.H. Leong, S.A. Devi and M. Manickam, 2017. Facile biosynthesis of ZnO and iron Doped ZnO Nano-catalyst: Physicochemical traits and multifunctional applications. J. Bionanosci., 11: 114-122.
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  36. Muthukumar, H., N.I. Chandrasekaran, S.N. Mohammed, S. Pichiah and M. Manickam, 2017. Iron oxide nano-material: Physicochemical traits and in vitro antibacterial propensity against multidrug resistant bacteria. J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 45: 121-130.
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  37. Mishra, N., R. Reddy, A. Kuila, A. Rani and A. Nawaz et al. 2017. A Review on Advanced Oxidation Processes for Effective Water Treatment. Curr. World Environ. 12: 469-489.
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  38. Leong, K.H., Z.Z. Tan, L.C. Sim, P. Saravanan, D. Bahnemann and M. Jang, 2017. Symbiotic interaction of amalgamated photocatalysts with improved day light utilisation and charge separation. Chem. Select, 2: 84-89.
  39. Leong, K.H., P.F. Lim, L.C. Sim, V. Punia and S. Pichiah 2017. Improved Solar Light Stimulated Charge Separation of G-C3N4 Through Self-Altering Acidic Treatment. Appl. Surf. Sci. 430: 355-361.
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  40. Leong, K.H., A.A. Aziz, Y.L. Kang, S.W. Goh and K.V. Singh et al. 2017. Synergized Mechanistic and Solar Photocatalysis Features of N-TiO2 Functionalised Activated Carbon. AIMS Mater. Sci. 4: 800-813.
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  41. Kuila, A., N.A. Surib, N.S. Mishra, A. Nawaz and K.H. Leong et al. 2017. Metal Organic Frameworks: A New Generation Coordination Polymers for Visible Light Photocatalysis. ChemistrySelect 2: 6163-6177.
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  42. Kang, Y.L., S. Pichiah and S. Ibrahim, 2017. Facile reconstruction of microbial fuel cell (MFC) anode with enhanced exoelectrogens selection for intensified electricity generation. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 42: 1661-1671.
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  43. Rosdi, A.N., Y.L. Kang, M. Purushothaman, S. Ibrahim and S. Pichiah, 2016. Preparation and characterization of zeolite polymer composite proton exchange membrane. Desalin. Water Treat., 57: 13-21.
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  44. Mei, S.N.K., Y.L. Kang, A.N. Rosdi, S. Pichiah and S. Ibrahim, 2016. Synthesis and characterization of proton exchange membrane employing waste polystyrene as precursor. Nat. Resourc. Eng., 1: 35-42.
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  45. Leong, K.H., L.C. Sim, P. Saravanan and S. Ibrahim, 2016. Light Driven Nanomaterials for Removal of Agricultural Toxins. In: Nanoscience in Food and Agriculture 3, Ranjan, S., N. Dasgupta and E. Lichtfouse (Eds.)., (Sustainable Agriculture Reviews Volume 23), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-48008-4, pp: 225-242.
  46. Sim, L.C., K.H. Leong, P. Saravanan and S. Ibrahim, 2015. Rapid thermal reduced graphene oxide/Pt-TiO2 nanotube arrays for enhanced visible-light-driven photocatalytic reduction of CO2. Applied Surface Sci., 358: 122-129.
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  47. Ranjini, N., M. Jang, P. Saravanan, J. Cho and S.A. Snyder, 2015. Nano-structured magnesium oxide coated iron ore: Its application to the remediation of wastewater containing lead. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 15: 9603-9611.
  48. Leong, K.H., S.L. Liu, L.C. Sim, P. Saravanan, M. Jang and S. Ibrahim, 2015. Surface reconstruction of titania with gC3N4 and Ag for promoting efficient electrons migration and enhanced visible light photocatalysis. Applied Surface Sci., 358: 370-376.
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  49. Leong, K.H., L.C. Sim, D. Bahnemann, M. Jang, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2015. Reduced graphene oxide and Ag wrapped TiO2 photocatalyst for enhanced visible light photocatalysis. APL Mater., Vol. 3. 10.1063/1.4926454.
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  50. Leong, K.H., H.Y. Chu, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2015. Palladium nanoparticles anchored to anatase TiO2 for enhanced surface plasmon resonance-stimulated, visible-light-driven photocatalytic activity. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., 6: 428-437.
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  51. Kittappa, S., S. Pichiah, J.R. Kim, Y. Yoon, S.A. Snyder and M. Jang, 2015. Magnetised nanocomposite mesoporous silica and its application for effective removal of methylene blue from aqueous solution. Separation Purification Technol., 153: 67-75.
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  52. Kang, Y.L., S. Ibrahim and S. Pichiah, 2015. Synergetic effect of conductive polymer poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) with different structural configuration of anode for microbial fuel cell application. Bioresour. Technol., 189: 364-369.
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  53. Aziz, A.A., S. Ibrahim and S. Pichiah, 2015. Nanocrystal TiO2 engulfed SiO2-barium hexaferrite for enhanced electrons mobility and solar harvesting potential. Mater. Sci. Forum, 819: 226-231.
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  54. Sim, L.C., K.W. Ng, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2014. Synthesis, features and solar-light-driven photocatalytic activity of TiO2 nanotube arrays loaded with SnO2. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 14: 7001-7009.
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  55. Sim, L.C., K.H. Leong, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2014. Graphene oxide and Ag engulfed TiO2 nanotube arrays for enhanced electron mobility and visible-light-driven photocatalytic performance. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2: 5315-5322.
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  56. Leong, K.H., P. Monash, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2014. Solar photocatalytic activity of anatase TiO2 nanocrystals synthesized by non-hydrolitic sol-gel method. Solar Energy, 101: 321-332.
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  57. Leong, K.H., B.L. Gan, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2014. Synthesis of Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) triggered Ag/TiO2 photocatalyst for degradation of endocrine disturbing compounds. Applied Surface Sci., 319: 128-135.
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  58. Aziz, A.A., Y.H. Yau, G.L. Puma, C. Fischer, S. Ibrahim and S. Pichiah, 2014. Highly efficient magnetically separable TiO2-graphene oxide supported SrFe12O19 for direct sunlight-driven photoactivity. Chem. Eng. J., 235: 264-274.
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  59. Somayajula, A., A.A. Aziz, P. Saravanan and M. Matheswaran, 2013. Adsorption of mercury (II) ion from aqueous solution using low-cost activated carbon prepared from mango kernel. Asia-Pac. J. Chem. Eng., 8: 1-10.
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  60. Sim, L.C., K.W. Ng, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2013. Preparation of improved pn junction NiO/TiO2 nanotubes for solar-energy-driven light photocatalysis. Int. J. Photoenergy, Vol. 2013. 10.1155/2013/659013.
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  61. Ng, K.W., W.H. Lam and S. Pichiah, 2013. A review on potential applications of carbon nanotubes in marine current turbines. Renewable Sustainable Energy Rev., 28: 331-339.
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  62. Monash, P., G. Pugazhenthi and P. Saravanan, 2013. Various fabrication methods of porous ceramic supports for membrane applications. Rev. Chem. Eng., 29: 357-383.
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  63. Kang, Y.L., S.K.S. Toh, P. Monash, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2013. Adsorption isotherm, kinetic and thermodynamic studies of activated carbon prepared from Garcinia mangostana shell. Asia‐Pacific J. Chem. Eng., 8: 811-818.
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  64. Kang, Y.L., M.Y. Poon, P. Monash, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2013. Surface chemistry and adsorption mechanism of cadmium ion on activated carbon derived from Garcinia mangostana shell. Korean J. Chem. Eng., 30: 1904-1910.
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  65. Kanagasabi, S., Y.L. Kang, M. Manickam, S. Ibrahim and S. Pichiah, 2013. Intimate coupling of electro and biooxidation of tannery wastewater. Desalination Water Treatment, 51: 6617-6623.
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  66. Aziz, A.A., G.L. Puma, S. Ibrahim and P. Saravanan, 2013. Preparation, characterisation and solar photoactivity of titania supported strontium ferrite nanocomposite photocatalyst. J. Exp. Nanosci., 8: 295-310.
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  67. Sudamalla, P., S. Pichiah and M. Manickam, 2012. Responses of surface modeling and optimization of Brilliant Green adsorption by adsorbent prepared from Citrus limetta peel. Desalination Water Treatment, 50: 367-375.
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  68. Sudamalla, P., P. Saravanan and M. Matheswaran, 2012. Optimization of operating parameters using response surface methodology for adsorption of crystal violet by activated carbon prepared from mango kernel. Environ. Res., 22: 1-7.
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  69. Aziz, A.A., K.S. Yong, S. Ibrahim and S. Pichiah, 2012. Enhanced magnetic separation and photocatalytic activity of nitrogen doped titania photocatalyst supported on strontium ferrite. J. Hazardous Mater., 199: 143-150.
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  70. Aziz, A.A., C.K. Cheng, S. Ibrahim, M. Matheswaran and P. Saravanan, 2012. Visible light improved, photocatalytic activity of magnetically separable titania nanocomposite. Chem. Eng. J., 183: 349-356.
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  71. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2011. Studies on growth kinetics of predominantly Pseudomonas sp. in internal loop airlift bioreactor using phenol and m-cresol. Korean J. Chem. Eng., 28: 1550-1555.
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  72. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2011. Repeated batch operation of internal loop airlift bioreactor in degrading phenolics as single and mixed substrate by using Pseudomonas spp. Sustainable Environ. Res., 21: 135-140.
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  73. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2011. Kinetics of phenol degradation and growth of predominant Pseudomonas species in a simple batch stirred tank reactor. Bulgarian Chem. Commun., 43: 502-509.
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  74. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2011. Biodegradation kinetics of phenol by predominantly Pseudomonas sp. in a batch shake flask. Desalination Water Treatment, 36: 99-104.
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  75. Narayana, R.L., M. Matheswaran, A.A. Aziz and P. Saravanan, 2011. Photo catalytic decolourization of azo dye by Fe and Co doped TiO2 under daylight illumination. Desalination, 269: 249-253.
  76. Kaan, C.C., A.A. Aziz, S. Ibrahim, M. Matheswaran and P. Saravanan, 2011. Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Oxidation an Effective Tool for Wastewater Treatment: A Review. In: Studies on Water Management Issues. Kumarasamy, M. (Ed.). Intech Publishers, USA., ISBN: 978-953-307-961-5, pp: 219-236..
  77. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2010. Hydrodynamics and batch biodegradation of phenol in an internal loop airlift bioreactor. Int. J. Environ. Eng., 2: 303-315.
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  78. Saravanan, P., 2010. Biodegradation of Phenolics Compounds. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Publishers, Germany., ISBN: 978-3-639-25498-3, Pages: 224..
  79. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2009. Treatment of phenolics containing synthetic wastewater in an Internal Loop Airlift Bioreactor (ILALR) using indigenous mixed strain of Pseudomonas sp. under continuous mode of operation. Bioresour. Technol., 100: 4111-4116.
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  80. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2009. Degradation of phenol by TiO2-based heterogeneous photocatalysts in presence of sunlight. J. Hydro-Environ. Res., 3: 45-50.
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  81. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2009. Batch growth kinetics of an indigenous mixed microbial culture utilizing m-cresol as the sole carbon source. J. Hazardous Mater., 162: 476-481.
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  82. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2008. Performance of batch stirred tank bioreactor and internal loop airlift bioreactor in degrading phenol using Pseudomonas spp.: A comparative study. J. Environ. Prot. Sci., 2: 81-86.
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  83. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2008. Kinetics of phenol and m-cresol biodegradation by an indigenous Pseudomonas Species isolated from a sewage treatment plant. J. Environ. Sci., 20: 1508-1513.
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  84. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2008. Kinetics of growth and multi substrate degradation by an indigenous mixed microbial culture isolated from a wastewater treatment plant in Guwahati, India. Water Sci. Technol., 58: 1101-1106.
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  85. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2008. Growth kinetics of an indigenous mixed microbial consortium during phenol degradation in a batch reactor. Bioresour. Technol., 99: 205-209.
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  86. Saravanan, P., K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha, 2008. Biodegradation of phenol and m-cresol in a batch and fed batch operated internal loop airlift bioreactor by indigenous mixed microbial culture predominantly Pseudomonas sp. Bioresour. Technol., 99: 8553-8558.
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  87. Pakshirajan, K., D. Chugh and P. Saravanan, 2008. Feasibility of m-cresol degradation using an indigenous mixed microbial culture with glucose as co-substrate. Clean Technol. Environ. Policy, 10: 303-308.
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