Dr. K. Jagannathan


 dr-jaganathan Associate Professor – II

Dr. K. Jagannathan B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D

Email: jagannathank@ssn.edu.in

Extension No:  497

B.Tech (Chemical Engineering), Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India (1997)

M.Tech (Chemical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (2002)

Ph.D (Chemical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (2006)

Dr. K. Jagannathan, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering has over 20 years of teaching and research experience. Heis an Alma mater of CIT and IIT. His previous employers are MARA University of Technology (UiTM), Malaysia, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University, India, IIT Madras, India and Priyadarshini Engineering College (India).

He has published over 60 research papers in various International journals and conference proceedings (isi indexed) besides a couple of book chapters. He also has received a couple of innovative research awards and three copyright/IPR.He has organized/attended manyconferences, workshops and seminars at national and international level.

After having guided already 2 PhD and 5 MS students, currently he is guiding a PhD student and 6 MS students. As a Principal Investigator, he has successfully completed 4 externally funded research projects abroad with a fund value around 1 crore and involved in 11 other research projects as a Co-Investigator.

He is a member of the following professional bodies:

(1)   Professional Engineer, Engineering Council of India, (ECI, PE01321/16)

(2)   Associate Member, Institution of Chemical Engineers, (IChemE, 99951053/2011)

(3)   Life Member, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, (IIChE,LM40430 / 2010)

(4)   Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education, (ISTE, LM74072 / 2010)

(5)   Member, International Association of Engineers, (IAENG, 133569/2013)

(6)   Member, Science and Engineering Institute, (SCIEI, 20131213005/2013)

(7)   Senior Member, Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society, (APCBEES, 100823/2013)


  • Biological and Physico-Chemical Treatment of pollutants
  • Advanced Oxidation Processes for the treatment of Air pollutants and Wastewater
  • New materials for visible light photocatalysis
  • Air Pollution Monitoring
  • Air Quality Managent
  • Receptor Modeling for Source Apportionment
  • Predictive Modeling using Artificial Neural Networks
  • Process Optimization
  • Bioenergy and
  • Environmental Biotechnology

Reviewer of the following scientific research journals:

  • Bioresource Technology
  • Industrial Crops and Products
  • International Biodeterioration& Biodegradation (IBB)
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials (JHM)
  • Chemical Engineering Journal (CEJ)
  • Environmental Technology & Innovation
  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (IECR)
  • Journal of Environmental Engineering (JEE)
  • International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP)
  • International Journal of Physical Sciences (IJPS)
  • International Journal of Energy Research (IJER)
  • Journal of Water Sustainability (JWS)
  • BioMed Research International (BMRI)
  • CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water
  • The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering (KJCE)
  • Textiles and Light Industrial Science and Technology (TLIST)
  • Scientific Research Journal (SRJ)
  • JurnalTeknologi, Malaysia


  • Excellent Professional Achievement Award 2016 from Society of Professional Engineers (India) on 28 Aug 2016.
  • Silver medal for innovation titled “Photocatalytic Degradation of Benzene Gas using N-Fe-TiO2Photocatalyst under Compact Fluorescent Lamp” by, Jagannathan Krishnan and Arman Sikirman at the Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition 2015 (iidex 2015) held at UniversitTeknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malysia during 27-30 April 2015.
  • Silver medal for innovation titled “Surface modification of TiO2 for photocataytic degradation of hazardous pollutants under ordinary visible light” by, Jagannathan Krishnan, Arman Sikirman, Elvana Nerissa Mohamad, HasnoraJaffri and Nur Farhan Zon at the Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition 2014 (iidex 2014) held at UniversitTeknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malysia during 27-30 April 2014.
  • Institute Research Fellowship (IIT Madras), June, 2004 – Dec, 2006.
  • MHRD Fellowship (Govt. of India) 2000-2002.
  • GATE 2000 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) percentile 87.45

 He has visited Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand. He is listed in the Morquis who’s who in the world-2006, 2014 & 2015 and also Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2016-2017

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