M. Tech, Environmental Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, 2008-2010
B. Tech, Civil Engineering, RIT Kottayam, 2004 - 2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, FISAT, Angamali, Aug 2016 - May 2017
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil ENgineering, TKMCE, Kollam, June 2017 onwards
Industrial wastewater treatment
Advanced oxidation processes
Water and wastewater treatment
Consultancy and Sponsored Projects
KTU CERD project - Degradation of industrial wastewater using hybrid electrocoagulation-photocatalytic oxidation system
Awards and Honours
Patent - M. S. Indu, A. K Gupta and S K Srivastava, A method for coating lead dioxide on mild steel by electrodeposition from alkaline bath and coated electrode obtained thereof. (Filed-2014) Patent application no. 709/KOL/2013.
Institute silver medal - 2010 - IIT Kharagpur
Membership in Professional Bodies
Duties and Responsibilities
Faculty advisor - 2017-2021 batch
Quantity surveying and valuation
Introduction to sustainable engineering
Civil engineering drafting lab
Introduction to civil engineering
Environmental Impact Assessment
Design and Engineering
Environmental engineering lab
Courses and Training Attended
STTP on Product Development of an IoT (Internet of Things) Device - June 7 - 9, 2017] [n
STC on Research Avenues in Geoenvironmental Engineering - December 4-9, 2017
STC on Nurturing Quality Teaching in Engineering Education- December 18-23, 2017
STTP on Sustainable Construction Materials- July 16-20, 2018
STC on Contemporary Technologies for Water and Wastewater Management- January 7-12, 2019
FDP on Soft Skills Development - January 19, 2019
I M S Pillai, Ashok K. Gupta, Performance analysis of a continuous serpentine flow reactor for electrochemical oxidation of synthetic and real textile wastewater: Energy consumption, mass transfer coefficient and economic analysis, J. Environ. Manage., 2017, 193, 524-531.
I M S Pillai and A K Gupta, Electrochemical degradation of malachite green: Multivariate optimization, pathway identification and toxicity analysis, J. Environ. Sci. Health A., 2016, 15, 1-9.] [n
I M S Pillai and A K Gupta, Anodic oxidation of coke oven wastewater: Multiparameter optimization for simultaneous removal of cyanide, COD and phenol, J. Environ. Manage., 2016, 176, 45-53.
I M S Pillai and A K Gupta, Effect of inorganic anions and oxidizing agents on electrochemical oxidation of methyl orange, malachite green and 2,4-dinitrophenol, J. Electroanal. Chem., 2016, 762, 66-72.] [n
I M S Pillai and A K Gupta, Batch and continuous flow anodic oxidation of 2,4-dinitrophenol: Modelling, degradation pathway and toxicity, J. Electroanal. Chem., 2015, 756, 108-117.
I M S Pillai and A K Gupta, Potentiostatic electrodeposition of a novel cost effective PbO2 electrode: Degradation study with emphasis on current efficiency and energy consumption, J. Electroanal. Chem., 2015, 749, 16-25.] [n
I M S Pillai, A K Gupta and M K Tiwari, Multivariate optimization for electrochemical oxidation of methyl orange: Pathway identification and toxicity analysis, J. Environ. Sci. Health A, 2015, 50, 301-310.
K Perikamana, I M S Pillai, A K Gupta, A Sulaiman, Investigation onto feasibility of an adsorbent for chromium abatement with its extended application for real mine drainage water, J. Environ. Sci. Health A, 2013, 48(1), 67-78.] [n
C Sahoo, A K Gupta, I M S Pillai, Photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue dye from aqueous solution using silver ion doped TiO2 and its application to the degradation of real textile wastewater. J. Environ. Sci. Health A, 2012, 47(10), 1428-1438.] [n
C Sahoo, A K Gupta, I M S Pillai, Heterogeneous photocatalysis of real textile wastewater: Evaluation of reaction kinetics and characterization. J. Environ. Sci. Health A, 2012, 47(13), 2109-2119.
I M S Pillai, A K Gupta, C Sahoo, Electrochemical oxidation of methylene blue using lead acid battery anode, 5th International Conference on Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering, September 14-15, 2013, New Delhi, India, pp. 70-74.
A U K Imam and M S Indu, Construction in nature Vs. Nature of construction, Proceedings of International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystems, February 24-26, 2012, IIT Guwahati, India
M S Indu, A K Gupta and C Sahoo, Electrochemical oxidation of crystal violet dye (Basic Violet 3) using lead oxide electrodes, Proceedings of the IASTED international conference environmental management and engineering (EME 2011), July 4-6, 2011, Calgary, Canada, pp. 60-66.
A K Gupta, M S Indu and S Ayoob, Biomass fuel: Airing issues of health risk, Indo-French Seminar on Indoor Air Quality: Monitoring, Prediction Assessment and Cleaning, May 31-June 3, 2010, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France.
M S Indu and A K Gupta, Electrochemical oxidation-An advanced technique for dye decolourization, National Conference on Advances in Environmental Engineering, 2009, November 14-15, NIT Rourkela, India, pp. 219-221.