Dr. K. RAMAKRISHNAN
Professor & HOD
Dr.K.Ramakrishnan M.E (Chem), Ph.D.
Dr.K.Ramakrishnan, Professor & Head in the Department of Chemical Engineering has 30 years of teaching and research experience, including 2 years of research experience in the field of solar energy.
He received his B.E. (Chemical) degree first class from Annamalai University, M.E. (Chemical Engg.) from the same university and Ph.D from Anna University, Chennai.
During his Ph.D. work, he has got exposure to various Indian medicines and natural products utilization.
He has published over seven research publications in national / international journals and in proceedings of international conferences. He completed successfully one AICTE (R&D) project on “Gallic Acid Production from Myrobalan”. Further, he guided one Ph.D. candidate, 7 M.Tech students and one M.S. through research.
Research Fund Received:
Title: Synthesis of Metal nanoparticles for drug delivery applications
Funding Agency: SSN Trust
Co – investigator: Dr.K.Ramakrishnan
Duration: 2010 – 2012
Research Areas of interest:
i) Bio – Diesel
ii) Natural Products
iii) Microwave Assisted Chemical Reaction