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Name : Dr. Anu N

Department : Chemical Engineering

Designation : Assistant Professor


Email: anun@tkmce.ac.in

Office Phone:

Mobile: 9496344127

Address:

Room No. H101
Department of Chemical Engineering
TKM College of Engineering
Kollam-691005
Kerala, INDIA.

Education

  • B.Tech in Chemical Engineering, Government Engineering College Kozhiode
  • M.Tech in Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut

Professional Experience

  • TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 01/08/2018 Till date as Assistant Professor
  • UKF College of Engineering & Technology, Kollam from 27/07/2015 to 31/07/2018 as Assistant Professor cum PG Coordinator
  • NIT Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala from 19/01/2015 to 11/06/2015 as Ad-Hoc Faculty in Department of Chemical Engineering
  • NIT Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala from 07/08/2014 to 31/12/2014 as Ad-Hoc Faculty in Department of Chemical Engineering
  • NIT Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala from 01/02/2010 to 10/05/2010 as Ad-Hoc Faculty in Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Merchem Pvt. Limited, Eloor, Kochi, Kerala from 26/02/2007 to 10/11/2007 Production Engineer (Trainee)

Research Interest

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Chemical Process Optimization

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

      Awards and Honours

        Membership in Professional Bodies

        • 1. Institution of Engineers India (IEI): Membership No.: M-160564-4
        • 2. Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE): LM-120791
        • 3. International Society for Research and Development (ISRD): M4150902407
        • 4. International Association of Engineers (IAENG): 159897

        Duties and Responsibilities

          Teachng History

          • AY: 2018-2019
          • Odd Semester: CH303 Mass Transfer Operations-I (S5), BE103 Introduction to Sustainable Engineering (S1)

          Courses and Training Attended

          • AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Programme on "Contemporary Technologies for Water and Wastewater Management" organized by Department of Civil Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam-05, Kerala, India from 07th to 12th January 2019.
          • AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Programme on "Optimization Techniques and its Engineering Applications" organized by Department of Mechanaical Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam-05, Kerala, India from 31st December 2018 to 05th January 2019.
          • AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Technological Developments in BioProcess Engineering” 27th November to 9th December 2017 organized by Department of Biotechnology, Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology, Thrissur, Kerala, India.
          • MHRD Sponsored GIAN on “Multidimensional Engineering Approaches for Resolving Complex Environmental Issues”, 19-23 December 2016, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Calicut.
          • SERC School on “Pattern Formation in Material and Biomedical Science”, 24-28 January 2011, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
          • Other courses attended:
          • Workshop on “Aiming for Excellence: Pathways to Institutional Advancement through Research” at The Oxford College of Science, HSR Layout, Bengaluru on 15th March, 2018.
          • Two Day “UKF National Employability Conclave 2018” held at UKF College of Engineering and Technology, Kollam, Kerala, India 22-23 January 2018.
          • Two Days Workshop on LaTeX, ICFOSS, Technopark, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, 17-18, July 2017.
          • Four Day Training Programme on “Life Skill and Transformational Leadership”, 11th-14th July 2017 Organized by Translational research and Professional Leadership Centre (TPLC), Govt. Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
          • Two Days workshop on ‘Data Analytics using R’, ICT Academy of Kerala, Technopark, Trivandrum, Kerala, India 29-30, July 2016.
          • International Conclave by ICT Academy of Kerala, ICT Academy of Kerala, Technopark, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, 25-26, June 2016.
          • FDP on Novel Separation Technologies (NST 2015), June 14-19, 2015, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala, India.
          • QIP STTP on Air Quality Modeling at Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras from 10th November 2014 to 15th November 2014.
          • FDP on Recent Research Trends in Chemical and Environmental Engineering (RRTCEE 2013), May 27-May 31, 2013, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala, India.
          • FDP on Modeling and Simulation in Chemical and Environmental Engineering (MSCEE 2012), May 28-June 2, 2012, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala, India.
          • FDP on Computer Applications in Chemical and Biological Engineering (CACBE 2011), June 13-18, 2011, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala, India.
          • SERC School on Pattern Formation in Material and Biomedical Science from January 24th to 28th, 2011 at Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
          • Familiarization of Artificial Neural Network and Fuzzy Systems organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
          • National Conference for Technological Trends (2007, 2008 & 2009) organized by College of Engineering Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
          • Workshop in Environmental Impact Assessment organized by College of Engineering, Trivandrum and Indian Institute of Technology Madras, March 2008.

          Book Chapter:

          • Book Chapter
          • Anu N. & N. Selvaraju, A Comprehensive Review on Source Apportionment of Pollutants in the Atmosphere by Receptor Models in Environmental Sustainability using Green Technologies, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis.

          International Journals:

          • 1. R. Keerthi, N. Selvaraju, Lity Alen Varghese & N. Anu, Source apportionment studies for particulates (PM10) in Kozhikode, South Western India using a combined receptor model, Chemistry and Ecology, 34(9), (2018) DOI: 10.1080/02757540.2018.1508460.
          • 2. Anu N , Rangabhashiyam S, Rahul Antony and N. Selvaraju , Optimization of wind speed on dispersion of pollutants using coupled receptor and dispersion model, Sadhana- Academy Proceedings in Engineering Science, (2015) DOI:10.1007/s12046-015-0396-0.
          • 3. Anu N, M.S.Giri Nandagopal, Aneesh V and N. Selvaraju, Coupled Receptor- Dispersion Model Evaluation for the assessment of Area Source Emission Rate, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 74(5), (2015), 296-301.
          • 4. Rangabhashiyam S, Nakkeeran E, Anu N and N. Selvaraju , Biosorption potentials of a novel Ficus auriculata leaves powder for the sequestration of hexavalent chromium from aqueous solutions, Research on Chemical Intermediates, DOI: 10.1007/s11164-014-1900-6, 2014.
          • 5. Anu N, Rangabhashiyam S, Rahul Antony and N. Selvaraju , Evaluation of Optimization Methods for Solving Chemical Mass Balance Receptor Model, Journal of Serbian Chemical Society, 80(2) (2015) 253-264, doi: 10.2298/JSC131124052A.
          • 6. Rahul Antony, M.S.Giri Nandagopal , Rangabhashiyam S, Anu N and N. Selvaraju, Numerical Investigation of Stratified Flow-Parallel Reaction Microchannel System: A Deterministic Approach, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (Accepted).
          • 7. Rangabhashiyam S, Anu N, M.S.Giri Nandagopal and N. Selvaraju, A Novel approach of the modified BET Isotherm towards continuous column study, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 73(7), (2014) 489-494.
          • 8. Rangabhashiyam S, Anu N, M.S.Giri Nandagopal and N. Selvaraju, Relevance of isotherm models in biosorption of pollutants by agricultural by products, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2(1), (2014) 398-414.
          • 9. Rangabhashiyam S, Anu N and N. Selvaraju, Equilibrium and kinetic modeling of chromium(VI) removal from aqueous solution by a novel biosorbent, Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 18 (4), (2014) 30-36.
          • 10. Anu N, Rangabhashiyam S and N. Selvaraju, A Holistic Approach Combining Factor Analysis, Positive Matrix factorization and Unmix Applied to Receptor Modeling, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 72(12), (2013) 754-759.
          • 11. N., Selvaraju, S., Pushpavanam, Anu N., A Holistic Approach Combining Factor Analysis, Positive Matrix factorization and Chemical Mass balance Applied to Receptor Modeling, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185(12), (2013) 10115-10129.
          • 12. Rangabhashiyam S, Anu N and N. Selvaraju, Sequestration of dye from textile industry wastewater using agricultural waste products as Adsorbents, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 1(4), (2013) 629-641.
          • 13. Rangabhashiyam, S., Anu, N. and Selvaraju, N., Biosorption of heavy metals using low cost agricultural by products, Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 17, (2013) 112-123.
          • 14. Rangabhashiyam S, Anu N and N. Selvaraju, The Significance of Fungal Laccase in Textile Dye Degradation-A review, Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 17, (2013) 88-95.
          • 15. Rahul Antony, Arun G, Anu N and N Selvaraju. Article: Numerical investigation of Phenol Extraction using Liquid-Liquid Stratified Flow in a T shaped Micro-channel. International Journal of Computer Applications, 59(12), (2012) 34-38.

          International Conference:

          • 1. Erfana, N., Anu, N., ‘Green Synthesis of Iron Nanoparticles using Ixora Cultivars for the Removal of Nitrate from Wastewater’, International Conference on Modeling & Simulation in Civil Engineering (ICMSC)-2017, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala, India on 13-14 December 2017.
          • 2. Aiswarya M. and Anu N., Biodegradation Of Ayurvedic Hospital Wastewater Using Native Microbe, International Conference of IDEAS-2017, 11-12 May 2017, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 3. Anu, N., Roy Josh, J S, Source Contribution Estimation and Parameter Optimization using Coupled Receptor-Dispersion model: A Numerical Investigation Approach, International Conference of IDEAS-2017, 11-12 May 2017, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 4. Anu Sundaresan and Anu N., THE FEASIBILITY STUDY OF ELECTRO CHEMICAL TREATMENT IN GREY WATER WITH ANAEROBIC BAFFLED REACTOR, International Conference of IDEAS-2017, 11-12 May 2017, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 5. Litty Das, Anu N., DhanyaLekshmi and Prabha Nair, EFFECT OF PRETREATMENT ON BIOGAS PRODCUTION FROM FRUIT WASTE, International Conference of IDEAS-2017, 11-12 May 2017, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 6. Naveen V. and Anu N., Forecasting Air Quality in Ernakulam District, Kerala, India, International Conference of IDEAS-2017, 11-12 May 2017, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 7. Anu N, A. Vinod M., J. Ahammed A.P., Selvaraju N., and Suganya E., Comparison of CMB and Unmix Receptor Model in Source Apportionment of PM2.5 data, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ICACE-2013) 08–09 March, 2013, NIT Raipur.
          • 8. Anu N., Arun K. T.M., Jaseel M.V., Selvaraju N., Suganya E., Estimation of Source Contribution using PMF and Unmix analysis of PM2.5 data, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ICACE-2013) 08–09 March, 2013, NIT Raipur.
          • 9. Anu, N., Selvaraju, N., Aswin Vinod M., Jabir Ahammed A. P., Source Apportionment using Receptor Model: Comparison of Receptor Model by optimization techniques using Genetic Algorithm and Receptor Model Tool Box, Proceedings of 65th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers CHEMCON - 2012, NIT Jalandhar, Punjab, India.
          • 10. Swarna Latha K., Anu N., Muraleedharan Nair M. N., Fuzzy Evaluation of Heavy Metal Pollution in Sediments Quality-A Case Study, IMMM 2010, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
          • 11. Swarna Latha K., Anu N., J Letha, Pollution Study of Heavy Metals in Aquatic Sediments, ICAMAT 2010, VLBJ College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
          • 12. Swarna Latha K., Anu N., J Letha., Muraleedharan Nair M. N., Heavy Metal Distribution in Akkulam Veli Lake Sediments- A fuzzy Approach, Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI) 2009, Sidhaganga Institute of Technology, Thumkur, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

          National Conference:

          • 1. Anu N., Swarna Latha K., Muraleedharan Nair M., N., Assessment of metal pollution based on Total Organic Carbon in sediments from Akkulam-Veli Lake, S. Kerala, 22nd Kerala Science Congress 2010, Trissur, Kerala, India.
          • 2. Anu N., Swarna Latha K., Heavy Metal Distribution in Akkulam Veli Lake Sediments, NCTT 2009, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
          • 3. Anu N., Swarna Latha K., Heavy Metal Distribution in Akkulam Veli Lake Sediments- A Statistical Approach, KUNSED 2009, Kerala University, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India.
          • 4. Shabina A R and Anu N, COMPARITATIVE STUDY OF ADSORPTION OF Cr(VI) FROM WASTE WATER USING TAPIOCA PEEL AND BANYAN TREE ROOT, National Conference on IDEAS-2016, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 4, April-2016, 30-31 March 2016, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 5. S. R. Saranya and N. Anu, Comparative Study of Fluoride Removal from Synthetic Wastewater by using Bio-adsorbents, National Conference on IDEAS-2016,International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 4, April-2016, 30-31 March 2016, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 6. Anu Sundaresan and Anu N., Feasibility of Natural Coagulant for the Treatment of Dairy Wastewater, National Conference on IDEAS-2016,International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 4, April-2016, 30-31 March 2016, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 7. Sumiya U. and Anu N., Nitrate Removal from Synthetic Wastewater by using Bio-adsorbent, National Conference on IDEAS-2016,International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 4, April-2016, 30-31 March 2016, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala
          • 8. Rinu R. Nair and N. Anu, Refining Volume Source Dispersion Model Parameters using Coupled Receptor Model Approach, National Conference on IDEAS-2016,International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 7, Issue 4, April-2016, 30-31 March 2016, UKF College of Engineering &Technology, Kollam, Kerala