Dr. A. Murugesan

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Assistant Professor

Dr. A. Murugesan, M. Sc., Ph.D

Email: murugesana@ssn.edu.in

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Dr.A.Murugesan, completed his Bachelors and Master of Science degree from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India with excellent academic record. He secured University third rank in his post graduation.He received his Ph.D in the area of Polymer and Environmental Chemistryfrom A. C. Tech, Anna University, Chennai, India and thesis entitled “Synthesis and Characterization of New Polymeric Resins and Their Application towards Heavy Metal Ions Removal”.

After obtaininghis Ph.D degree, he continued his research work in the field of polymer as a CSIR-RA in the CSIR-National Chemical Lab, Pune and project entitled “Synthesis and Characterization of Porous Polymers and Copolymers”. During his research period, he published twenty research articles in the peer reviewed international journals and two research papers in national conferences. He received best presentation award in a 2nd National Conference on “TRANSFIGURES IN BIOSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (TBST’12)” 2012 and CSIR-RA direct award in 2014.

Current research interest

  • Polymer synthesis
  • Surface chemistry of polymers
  • Porous polymers for energy related applications
  • Adsorption Separation Technology
  • Adsorption kinetics and isotherms
  • Activated Carbon

Member of the Review Panel for the following International Journals

  • Chemical Engineering Journal
  • Environment Progress and Sustainable Energy
  • Journal of water process Engineering
  • Desalination

Membership in Professional bodies

  • Lifetime member in the Society of Polymer Science, India

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