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Dr. S. Renganathan


Professor, Department of Biotechnology


Anna University, Chennai 600025

091 44 2235 9145, 9003263532


srenganathan@annauniv.edu      rengsah@rediffmail.com









Education

Degree Institution Major Subject Year
B.E ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 1988 - 1992
M.E ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 1992 - 1994
Ph.D ANNA UNIVERSITY CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 2001 - 2006)

Experience

Aug 2014 - Till date Professor, Department of Biotechnology, A.C.Tech Campus, Anna University,Chennai-600 025
Dec 2012 – Aug 2014 Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, A.C.Tech Campus, Anna University,Chennai-600 025
Dec 2009 – Dec 2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, A.C.Tech Campus, Anna University, Chennai-600 025
Aug 2008 – Dec 2009 Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering A.C.Tech Campus, Anna University, Chennai-600 025
Aug 2004 - July 2008 Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering A.C.Tech Campus, Anna University, Chennai-600 025
Jan 2001 - July 2004 Teaching Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering A.C.Tech Campus, Anna University, Chennai-600 025
Jan 1999 - Dec 2000 Lecturer, Arunai Engineering College
May 1996 - Jan 1999 Engineer, South India Viscose India Limited, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
April 1995 - April 1996 Trainee Engineer, NEPA Limited, Madhya Pradesh, India


Guest Lecture and Invited Lectures


Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Extraction of Biodiesel from Marine Macroalgae” at Two day national seminar cum conference entitled 'Application of Green Technology for Separation of Bioproducts’ in Sree Sastha Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chennai on 2nd September 2015.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Biosorption of Industrial Waste Water” at All India Seminar on ‘Environmental & Economic Impact on Sustainable Development’ organised by Department of Biotechnology, Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Kumudepalli, Hosur on 12th February 2016.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Biodiesel Production from Marine Macro Algae” at International Conference on ‘Technology Development on Agriculture, Energy and Environmental Engineering for Green World (ICTDAEEGW’15)’ organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Vivekananda College of Engineering or Women, Thiruchengode, on 18th February 2014.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Treatment of Textile Dyes Using Biosorportion and Bioaccumulation ” at International Conference on ‘Technology Development on Agriculture, Energy and Environmental Engineering for Green World (ICTDAEEGW’15)’ organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Vivekananda College of Engineering or Women, Thiruchengode, on 19th February 2015.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Biodiesel Production from Marine Macro Algae” at Renewable energy club workshop organized by Department of chemical enginnering, Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Kumudepalli, Hosur on 5th January 2015.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Prospects and Challenges in Fermentation and Downstream processing” at Short Term Training Course organized by the Department of Biotechnology, St.Joseph’s College of Engineering and sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India on 6th December 2014.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Prospects and Challenges in Fermentation and Downstream processing” at Short Term Training Course organized by the Department of Biotechnology, St.Joseph’s College of Engineering and sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India on 6th December 2014.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Biosorption of Textile dyes from Aqueous Waste Stream at national Seminar on “Recent Trends and Challenges in Phytochemistry and Biosorption" (RTCPB 16) organized by Department of Chemistry, Kongu Engineering College and sponsored by DBT on 4th March 2016.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Adsorption and Separation Process” as guest lecture organized by Department of Biotechnology, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology on 10th January 2015.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Heat and Mass Transfer” at Faculty Development Training Program organised by Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering Kancheepuram Sponsored by Centre for Faculty Development Anna University, Chennai on 21st June 2015.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Mass Transfer II” at Faculty Development Training Program organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Sree Sastha Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chennai during the period from 16th June 2015.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Mass Balance and Energy Balance for Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer Equipments” at Anna University on 4th December 2015, organised by Department of chemical Engineering, A.C.Tech. Campus for Faculty Development Training Program.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Production of Biodiesel from Marine Macro Algae” at Government College of Technology, Coimbatore on 1st April 2015, organised by Department of Biotechnology for Faculty Development Training Program.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Production of Biodiesel from Marine Macro Algae and Treatment of Textile Dyes Using Biosorption and Bioaccumulation Techniques” held at Coimbatore Institute of Technology on 27th November 2014, organised by Department of Chemical Engineering for Faculty Development Training Program.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Impact of marine algae on biofuel production” at Madha Engineering College, Chennai on 2nd March 2015 organised by Department of Biotechnology for Faculty Development Training Program.
Invited Lecture presented on the topic “Production of Biodiesel from Marine Macro Algae” in 7th International Conference on Technology Development on Agriculture, Energy and Environmental Engineering for Green World at Vivekananda College of Engineering for Women, Thiruchengodu on 20th Feburary 2018 organised by Department of Biotechnology.






Area of Expertise


• Production of Biodiesel from underutilized non edible seeds, algal species

• Production of Antimicrobial Agents from medicinal plants

• Production L- Asperginase enzyme from various microorganisms.

• Studies on treatment of Textile Dyes by Biosorption and bioaccumulation

• Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles from biological sources for various applications



Research Guidance Completed


• Number of Ph.D Degree received : 12

• Number of Students doing Ph.D : 11

• Number of P.D.F. Scholar : 3

• Number of M.E. / M.Tech. Projects Guided : 77

• Number of M.E. / M.Tech. Projects Guiding : 4



Ongoing Projects


• DEVELOPMENT OF ULTRASONIC TRANSESTERIFICATION WITH NANO-SIZED CATALYST FOR THE PRODUCTION OF BIODIESEL FROM USING MACROALGAE ULVA FACIATA”, Funded by CSIR-EMR II (Nov- 2013 to Oct 2016). Project Cost: 32.2245 Lakhs


Sponsored project completed


• "EXTRACTION OF ANTHROCYNIN FROM BANANA FLOWER PETALS", funded by UGC, Project Cost: Rs. 24,000.00.

• "REMOVAL OF TEXTILE DYES BY PHYTO REMEDIATION ", funded by UGC, Project Cost: Rs. 24,000.00.

• "REMOVAL OF TEXTILE AZO DYES USING LIVE AQUATIC PLANTS", funded by CTDT, ANNA UNIVERSITY (April-2012 - December-2013), Project Cost: Rs. 25,000.00.

• "GREN SYNTHESIS OF SILVERNANO PARTICLES AND THEIR EFFECT ON CANCER CELLS", funded by CTDT, ANNA UNIVERSITY, Project Cost: Rs. 25,000.00.

• "SYNTHESIS OF SILVER NANOPARTICLES FROM ANANAS COMORUS LEAF EXTRACT AND ITS ANTI MICROBIAL ACTIVITY", funded by CTDT, ANNA UNIVERSITY, Project Cost: Rs. 25,000.00.

• “PRODUCTION OF BIODIESEL FROM CLADOPHORA FASCICULARIS USING NANO CATALYST” funded by DST, India, through DST-Fastrack Young Scientist, Project Cost: Rs. 18,89,000.00.

• "BIODIESEL PRODUCTION FROM CAULERPA SCALPELLIFORMIS ALGAE", funded by CTDT, ANNA UNIVERSITY (April-2014 - December-2014), Project Cost: Rs. 25,000.00.




Membership of professional bodies


• Life Member: Indian Society for Technical Education, (LM28317) India.

• Life Member: Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, (LM27092) India.

• Life Member: Biotech Research Society, (LM1236) India.






Publications


List of papers published in International Journals

  • S. Renganathan, W. Richard Thilagaraj, Lima Rose Miranda, P. Gautam and M. Velan. “Accumulation of Acid Orange 7, Acid Red 18 and Reactive Black 5 by Growing Schizophyllum commune”, Bioresource Technology, Volume 97, Issue 16, November 2006, 2189-2193.(4.365).
  • S. Renganathan, P. Gautam, V. Karthik , Lima Rose Miranda, M. Velan, “A Comparative study on the accumulation of azo dyes using Schizophyllum commune and Trametes versicolor in different inorganic acid containing growth medium”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering., Volume 3, Issue 4, July- August 2008, 400-407.(0.583).
  • S. Renganathan, P. Gautam, “Removal of reactive orange 4 from aqueous solution by waste Eichhornia crassipes biomass”, Chem. Prod. Proc. Model., Volume 3, Issue 2, Article 7, 2008, 1-15.
  • S. Renganathan, , M. Seenuvasan, S. Selvaraj, P. Gautam, M. Velan, “Equilibrium and kinetic modeling on biosorption of reactive red 2 using Tamarindus indica fruit hull”, Chem. Prod. Proc. Model., Volume 3, Issue 2, Article 6, 2008, 1-16.
  • S. Renganathan, R. Venkatakrishnan, P. Gautam, Lima Rose Miranda, M. Velan “Kinetic studies on sorption of textile dyes using lamina and petiole parts of Eichhornia crassipes”, Chem. Prod. Proc. Model., Volume 3, Issue 2, Article 5, 2008, 1-17.
  • R. Ramamoorthy, S. Renganathan, M. Velan, M. Dharmendira Kumar, M. Raajenthiren, “Biosorption of Acid Blue 5 by biomass derived from Eichhornia crassipes: Batch and Column studies”, Inter. J. Chem. React. Engg., Volume 6, , Article A67, 2008, 1-14. (0.64).
  • Renganathan Sahadevan, Ajit Balaji Kannavadi Devaraj, Dharmendira Kumar Mahendradas, Baskar Gurunathan, Manickam Velan, “Biosorption of Lignin Compounds sing Biomass Derived from Eichhornia crassipes: Batch Studies”, Inter. J. Chem. React. Engg., Volume 6, 2008, Article A102. (0.64).
  • D.Prabu, S. Kirubanandan, K. Ponnudurai, M.Nappinnai, J. Alin, S. Jinu and S. Renganathan, “Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of methanol extract of Triphala-a poly herbal formulation”, Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, Volume 8 Number 4, 2008, 423-429.
  • V. Karthik, M. Velan, M. Dharmendira Kumar, S. Renganathan, “Removal of brill red 5b from an aqueous solution using Cicca acida biomass”, Can. J. Chem. Engg., Volume 87, 2009, 554-561.(0.748).
  • G. Baskar, M. Dharmendira Kumar, A. Anand prabu, S. Renganathan, Chang Kyoo Yoo, “Optimization of carbon and nitrogen sources for L-Asperginase production by Enterobactor aerogenes using response surface methodology”, Chem. Biochem. Eng. Q. Volume 23 (3), 2009, 393-397.(0.483).
  • Govindasamy Vijayakumar, Mahendradas Dharmendira Kumar, Sahadevan Renganathan, Subramania Sivanesan, Gurunathan Baskar, Kuppannagounder P. Elango, “Removal of Congo Red from aqueous solutions by Perlite”, Clean, Volume 37, 2009, 355-364. (1.502).
  • Sahadevan Renganathan, Mahendradas Dharmendira Kumar, Venkataramana Shanmugasundaram, Kirubanandan Shanmugam, Manickam Velan, “Sorption kinetic and equilibrium analysis for the removal of reactive red 2 and reactive blue 81 dyes from synthetic effluents using dried soya bean meal”, Inter. J. Chem. React. Engg., Volume 7, 2009, Article A 33. (0.64).
  • Rafi Yasmin Taj, Sahadevan Renganathan, Nagaajan Partha, Gurunathan Baskar, Manickam Velan, ”Removal of Chromium from synthetic effluent using Nymphaea rubra”, Clean, Volume 37, 2009, 787-792. (1.502).
  • Sahadevan Renganathan, Gurunathan Baskar, “Production of L-Asperaginase from natural substrates by Aspergillus terres MTCC 1782: Effect of substrate, supplementry nitrogen source and L-Asparaginase”, Inter. J. Chem. React. Engg., Volume 7, 2009, Article A41. (0.64).
  • Sahadevan Renganathan, Jayabalan. Kalpana, Mahendradas Dharmendirakumar, Manickam Velan, ”Equilibrium and Kinetic Studies on the Removal of Reactive Red 2 Dye from Aqueous Solution Using Positively Charged Functional Group of Nymphaea rubra Biosorbent”, Clean, Volume 37, 11, 2009, 901-907. (1.502).
  • G. Baskar, C. Muthukumaran, S. Renganathan, “Optimization of Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Manihot esculenta Root Starch by Immobilized -Amylase using Response Surface Methodology”, International Journal of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Volume 1, Issue 3, 2008, 156-160.
  • P. Sivakumar, T. Suganya and S. Renganathan, “Studies on Customized Carbon Catalyst in Biodiesel Production from Waste Sunflower Oil”, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery”, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. Vol 35. 1-9 (2012). (0.843).
  • G.Baskar, C.Sriharini, R.Sripriya, S. Renganathan, “Statistical Screening of Supplementary Nitrogen Source for L-asparaginase Production by Aspergillus terreus 1782”, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, Vol. 24. No. 4, 467-472, 2010. (0.483).
  • G. Baskar, S. Renganathan, “Optimization of L- asparaginase production by Aspergillus terreus MTCC 1782 using response surface methodology and artificial neural network – linked genetic algorithm”, Asia Pacific Jorunal of Chemical Engineering, (2010) Vol.7, Issue 2, pp. 212-220.
  • G. Baskar and S. Renganathan, “Design of Experiments and ANN linked Genetic Algorithm for Modeling and Optimization of L-asperginase Production by Aspergillus terreus MTCC 1782”, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, Vol. 16, No.1. (2011) 50-58. (1.278).
  • Gurunathan Baskar and Sahadevan Renganathan, “Optimization of media components and operating conditions for exogenous production of fungal L-asparaginase”, Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 2011 38 (2). 270-279.(0.473).
  • N. Naveen, P. Saravanan, G. Baskar, S. Renganathan, “Equilibrium and kinetic modelling on the removal of reactive red 120 using positively charged Hydrilla verticillata”, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 42 (2011) 463–469. (2.110).
  • P. Sivakumar, K. Anbarasu, S. Renganathan, “Bio-Diesel Production by Alkali Catalyzed Transesterification of Dairy Waste Scum”, Fuel, Volume 90, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 147-151. (3.602).
  • Suganya, T., Nagendra Gandhi, N., Renganathan, S, “Production of algal biodiesel from marine macroalgae Enteromorpha compressa by two step process: Optimization and kinetic study”, Bioresource Technology, 128, pp. 392-400, (2013).
  • R. M. Reema, P. Saravanan, M. Dharmendira Kumar, S. Renganathan, “Accumulation of Methylene Blue dye by Growing Lemna minor ” Journal of Separation Science and Technology,” 2011, 46: 6, 1052 — 1058. (1.015).
  • Saranya Gopalakrishnan, Saravanan Panneerselvam, Mahendradas Dharmendira Kumar, Sahadevan Renganathan, “Equilibrium Uptake and Bioaccumulation of Basic violet 14 Using Submerged Macrophyte Hydrilla verticillata”, Clean, Volume 39, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages: 283–288. (1.502).
  • G. Baskar, L. K. Shree Rajesh, B. J. Riswana, S. Renganathan. “Statistical optimization of polysaccharide production by submerged cultivation of Lingzhi or Reishi medici­nal mushroom, Ganoderma lucidum (W. Curt.: Fr.) P. Karst. MTCC 1039 (Aphyllophoromycetideae)”, International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol. 13, No. 1, 41- 49, 2011. (0.639).
  • G. Baskar, V. Rajasekar, S. Renganathan, “Modeling and Optimization of L-asparaginase production by Enterobacter aerogenes using Artificial Neural Network linked Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications, Vol. 2, No. 2, 98- 100, April 2011.
  • K. Ramachandran , P. Sivakumar , T. Suganya, S. Renganathan, “Production of biodiesel from mixed waste vegetable oil using an Aluminium hydrogen sulphate as a heterogeneous acid catalyst”, Bioresource Technology, 102 (2011) 7289–7293. (4.365).
  • Vijayakumar Govindasamy, Renganathan Sahadevan, Sivanesan Subramanian, Dharmendirakumar Mahendradas, “Removal of Malachite Green from Aqueous solution by Perlite”, Inter. J. Chem. React. Engg., Volume 7, 2009, Article A 43. (0.64).
  • Gurunathan Baskar and Sahadevan Renganathan, “Statistical and evolutionary optimization of process conditions for enhanced production of fungal L-asparaginase”, Chemical Papers, Vol. 65 (2011), Issue 6, 798-804.(0.754).
  • Gurunathan Baskar and Sahadevan Renganathan, “Production of L-Asperginase from natural substrates by Aspergillus terreus MTCC 1782: Optimization of carbon sources and operating conditions”, Inter. J. Chem. React. Engg., Volume 9(1), 2011 Article A73. (0.64).
  • Pandiyan Sivakumar, Pathmanban Sivakumar, Jay Karen Maria William, Gnanasekaran Mahadevi Keerthana and Sahadevan Renganathan, “Enhanced removal of free fatty acid from waste oil for biodiesel production”, Elixir Chem. Engg., 38 (2011), 4113-4117.
  • P. Saravanan, P.Sivakumar, T.Suganya, N.Nagendra Gandhi and S.Renganathan, “Bioaccumulation of reactive red 11 using live yeast rhodotorula glutinis”, Indian journal of Environmental protection, Vol.32,No.3(2012).
  • G. Geoprincy, N.Nagendra Gandhi, S.Renganathan, “Novel antibacterial effects of alumina nano particles on bacillus cerus and baillus subtilis in comparison with antibiotics”, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol.4, No.3 (2012).
  • P. Saravanan, P.Sivakumar, G. Geoprincy, N.Nagendra Gandhi and S.Renganathan, “Biosorption of Acid Green 1 Using Dried Rhoduturula Glutinis Biomass”, Indian journal of Environmental protection, 2012, vol: 32, no: 3 pp 207-214.
  • G. Geoprincy, P. Saravanan, N. Nagendra Gandhi, S. Renganathan, “A novel approach for studying the combined antimicrobial effects of silver nanoparticles and antibiotics through agar over layer method and disk diffusion method”, Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, Vol 6, No. 4, 1557- 1565 (2011) 4113-4117
  • J. Kalpana, P. Saravanan, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, “Equilibrium modelling on biosorption of basic violet 1 dye using Calotropis gigantea biomass”, Indian Journal of Environmental protection, Vol.31, No. 10, 825-832, 2011.
  • G. Baskar, S.K. Pavithra, K. Sheraz Faha and S. Renganathan, “Optimization, equilibrium, Kinetic modeling and thermodynamic studies of biosorption of aniline blue by the dead biomass of Aspergillus fumigates”, Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol.52, NO. 19-21, 3547-3554 (2014).
  • K. Ramachandran, T. Suganya, N. NagendraGandhi, S. Renganathan, “Recentdevelopments for biodiesel production by ultrasonic assist transesterfication using different heterogeneous catalyst:A review”, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews,Vol.22,June 2013,pp.410-418.
  • E. Thiyagarajan, P. Saravanan, S. Shiyamala Devi, P. Saranya, N. NagendraGandhi, S. Renganathan, ”Biosorption of Reactive Red 2 using positively charged Metapenaeus monoceros shells”, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, DOI: 10.1016/j.jscs.2013.05.004.
  • Pandian Sivakumar, Sathyaseelan Sindhanaiselvan, Nagarajan Nagendra Gandhi, Sureshan Shiyamala Devi and Sahadevan Renganathan, “Optimization and kinetic studies on biodiesel production from underutilized Ceiba Pentandra oil”, Fuel, Volume 103, Pages 693-698. 2013.
  • Pandian Sivakumar, Karuppiah Subramanian, Parthiban, Sivakumar Padmanaban, Vinoba, Mari, and Sahadevan Renganathan, “Optimization of extraction process and Kinetics of Sterculia foetida seed oil and its process augmentation for biodiesel production.” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51 (26), 8992-98. 2012.
  • S. Sasikumar, M. Dharmendira Kumar, S. Renganathan, “Application of CANAL Data Mining Technique in Pharmaceutical Formulation and Oral Drug Delivery System Analysis”, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 86, Issue 1, 135 – 146.
  • Tamilarasan Suganya and Sahadevan Renganathan, “Optimization and kinetic studies on algal oil extraction from marine macroalgae Ulva lactuca for biodiesel production”, Bioresource Technology, Volume 107, Pages 319-326.
  • Tamilarasan Suganya, Nagarajan Nagendra Gandhi, Sahadevan Renganathan, “Production of algal biodiesel from marine macroalgae Enteromorpha compressa by two step process: Optimization and kinetic study”, Bioresource Technology, Vol. 128, 392 – 400. 2013.
  • J. Jisha, P. Saravanan, N. Nagendra Gandhi, S. Renganathan, “Biosorption of Reactive Brill Red 5B by Aegle marmelos wood waste biomass”, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, (Accepted). 2012.
  • Gurunathan, Baskar and Renganathan Sahadevan, “Optimization of Culture Conditions and Bench-Scale Production of L-Asparaginase by Submerged Fermentation of Aspergillus terreus MTCC 1782”, J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Vol. 22, Issue 7, 923-929 (2012).
  • Padmanaban Sivakumar, Pandian Sivakumar, Kamalakannan Anbarasu, Kannaiyan Pandiyan, Sahadevan Renganathan, “Synthesis of Silver Nanorods from Food Industrial Waste and Their Application in Improving the Keeping Quality of Milk”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. Vol. 52, Issue 49, 17676-17681, (2013).
  • Ramachandran .K, Sivakumar. P, Suganya. T and Renganathan S, “Lipid Extraction from natural Plant Source of Adenanthera pavonina using mixed solvent by superheated extractor”, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 31, Issue 3, 509-513, (2014).
  • P. Sivakumar, S. Sankaranarayanan, S. Renganathan and P. Sivakumar, “Studies on Sonochemical Biodiesel Production using smoke deposited Nano MgO catalyst”, Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering and Cataysis, 8 (2), 89-96.
  • Shiyamala devi Sureshan, Priya Paskaran and Renganathan Sahadevan, “Pyrrolo [1,2-A] Pyrazine-1,4-dione, hexahydro-3-(2-methylpropyl)- and phenol, 2,4-Bis (1,1-dimethy ethyl)novel antibacterial metabolites from a marine Kocuria sp. SRS88: Optimization and its application in medical cotton gauze cloth against bacterial wound pathogens”, International Journal Of Pharmaceutical Research And Development, Vol 6(02): April 2014, (044-055). 2014.
  • Suganya Tamilarasan and Renganathan Sahadevan, “Ultrasonic assisted acid base transesterification of algal oil from marine macroalgae Caulerpa peltata: Optimization and characterization studies”, Fuel, Vol. 128, Pages 347–355. 2014.
  • Pandian Sivakumar, Padmanaban Sivakumar Kamalakannan Anbarasu, Ramasamy Mathiarasi and Sahadevan Renganathan, “An Eco-Friendly Catalyst Derived from Waste Shell Of Scylla tranquebarica For Biodiesel Production”, International Journal of Green Energy, Vol.11, 886–897, 2014.
  • Nambirajan Subramanian, Dharmendra Kumar Mahendradas, Ramachandran Kasirajan, Renganathan Sahadevan, “Bio-oil separation from potential non-edible urban waste Putranjiva roxburghii”, Sepearation Science and Technology, Vol. 50, Issue 3, April 2014, 2066-2074, 2015.
  • Ernest Ravindran Ramaswami Sachidanandan, Thomas Paramanandham, Renganathan Sahadevan, “A comparative study on dielectric, structure and thermal behavior of micro and nano sized CCTO in nylon 6.9 matrix, Polymer composites”, DOI 10.1002/PC.23654.
  • Ernest Ravindran Ramaswami Sachidanandan, Thomas Paramanandham, Renganathan Sahadevan, Studies on the structural, thermal, and dielectric properties of fabricated Nylon 6,8/CaCu3Tio4O12 nanocomposites. Sci Eng Compos Mater, DOI 10.1515/secm-2014-0342.
  • T. Suganya · M. Varman · H.H. Masjuki · S. Renganathan, “Macroalgae and microalgae as a potential source for commercial applications along with biofuels production: A biorefinery approach”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Impact Factor: 5.9). Vol. 55, 909-941, 2016.
  • Lavanya Melcure Raj, Meenakshisundaram Arunachalam, Renganathan Sahadevan, Chinnasamy Senthil,  David  M Lewis, Nallasivam Jaganathan,  Bhaskar Sailendra, “Hydrothermal liquefaction of freshwater and marine algal biomass: A novel approach to produce distillate fuel fractions through blending and co-processing of biocrude with petrocrude”, Bioresource Technology, Vol. 203, 228-235, 2016.
  • V. Subha, Preethi ramadoss, and S. Renganathan, “Incorporation of biotranformed silver nanoparticles in plant polysaccharides in and their effect on sustained drug release”, Polymer Science Series B, Vol. 58, No.1, 61-72, 2016.
  • Mohammad Khan Faisal, Parthasarathy Saranya, Lingesan Prameela and Sahadevan Renganathan, “Studies on adsorption potential of oil-extracted marine macro algae Padina gymnospora for the removal of methylene blue”, International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, Vol.15, No.3, 272-285, 2016.
  • V.A. Niraimathee, V. Subha, R. S. Ernest Ravindran and S. Renganathan, “ Green synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles from Mimosa pudica root extract”, International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, Vol.15, No.3, 227-240, 2016.
  • V. Subha, S. Kirubanandan, and S. Renganathan, “ Green synthesis of Silver nanoparticles from a novel medicinal plant source roots extract of mukia maderaspatana”, Colloid and surface science, Vol.1, No.1, 14-17, 2016.
  • J. Sarojini, A. Sirajunnisa, S. Pavithra, R. Geethalakshmi, J.Priyanga, S. Keerthana Sivanesan and S. Renganathan, “ Antioxidant activity of iron isolated from petals of Hibuscus rosa sinensis”. EC Microbiology, Vol.7.1, 14 -20, 2017.
  • J. Vaishnav, V. Subha, S. Kirubanandan, M. Arulmozhi and S. Renganathan, “ Green synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles by Celosia argentea and its characterization”, Journal of optoelectronics and Biomedical materials, Vol.9, No.1, 59-71, 2017.
  • M. Karthikeyan and S. Renganathan, “Optimization of non-edible oil extraction from Cassia javanica seeds”, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery”, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2017.1299259.
  • M. Karthikeyan, S. Renganathan and P. Govindhan, “Production of biodiesel via two step acid base catalysed transesterification reaction of karanja oil by BaMoO4 as a catalyst”, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery”, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2017.1336822.
  • V. Theresa, R.S. Ernest Ravindran, R. Ajith Kumar, K. Pandian & S.Renganathan, “Novel approach to produce oil from non-edible seeds of Indigofera colutea” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery”, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. Vol.39, No.13, 1369-1376, 2017.
  • K. Ramachandran, S. Wondwosen, S. Nambirajan & S.Renganathan, “Solanum nigrum L. as a novel energy resource for biodiesel production through transesterification process using open system, reactor” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery”, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. (Accepeted)
  • D. Vignesh priya, N. Krishnaveni, S. Renganathan, “Marine brown macroalga Sargassum wightii as a novel biosorbent for removal of brilliant green dye from aqueous solution: kinetics, equilibrium isotherm modeling and phytotoxicity of treated and untreated dye” Desalination and Water Treatment. Vol.78, 300-312, 2017.
  • S. Keerthana, J. Priyanga, A. Sirajununnisa, S. Pavithra, R. Geethalakshmi, S. Renganathan, “Biofabrication of manganese nanoparticles using Aegle marmelos fruit extract and assessment of its biological activites”. Nanomedicine Research Journal. Vol.2, No.3, 171-178, 2017.
  • G. Bhargavi, R. Geethalakshmi, S. Renganathan, “Equilibrium and isothermal studies on the removal of aqueous solutions using Kiegelia africana biosorbent”. Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol.877, 26-32, 2017.
  • G. Bhargavi, R. Geethalakshmi, S. Renganathan, “Biosorption of basic textile dye from aqueous solution using Pongamia pinnata as Adsorbent”. Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol.877, 13-19, 2017.
  • R. Navnit Kumar, S. Jason Charles, T. R. Sambavi, S. Kabilan, S. Renganathan, “Heterologous Expression of Exoglucanase from Trichoderma resei in E. Coli”. International Journal of Modern Science and Technology. Vol.3 (3) , 65-71, 2018.
  • V. Nadanakumar, A. A. Arivalagar, N. Alagumurthi, G. Bhargavi, S. Kirubanandan, S. Renganathan, “Methyl Ester of Silkworm Oil: Preparation/ Transesterification, Properties and Analysis”. International Journal of Chemical and Molecular Engineering. Vol.3 (2) , 6-13, 2018.
  • G. Bhargavi, P. Nageswara Rao , S. Renganathan, “Review on the extraction methods of crude oil from all generation biofuel in last few decades”. Iop Conference Series Material Sciences and Engineering Vol.330, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/330/1/012024 2018.
  • G. Bhargavi, V.Venu , S. Renganathan, “Microbial fuel cells: recent developments in design and materials”. Iop Conference Series Material Sciences and Engineering Vol.330, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/330/1/012034, 2018.
  • G. Bhargavi, P. Nageswara Rao , S. Renganathan, “Production of Biodiesel from Thespesiapopulnea seed oil through rapid in situ transesterification - an optimization study and assay of fuel properties”. Iop Conference Series Material Sciences and Engineering Vol.330, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/330/1/012046, 2018.
  • G. Bhargavi, P. Nageswara Rao , S. Renganathan, “Decolorisation of Basic Textile Dye from Aqueous Solutions using a Biosorbent derived from Thespesia populnea used Biomass”. Iop Conference Series Material Sciences and Engineering Vol.330, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/330/1/012036, 2018.
  • V. Theresa, K. Ramachandran, G. Baskar & S.Renganathan, “A Novel approach for extraction of algal oil from marine macroalgae Ulva fasciata ” Renewable Energy Vol.127, 64-73, 2018.


List of papers published in National Journals

  • S. Renganathan, M. Velan, C. Rajesh Kannan, Lima Rose Miranda, P. Gautam, "Accumulation of Acid Red 18 and Reactive Black 5 dyes by Growing Trametes versicolor", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 27, Issue 12, pp. 1082-1089 (2007).
  • S. Renganathan, R. Venkatakrishnan, S. Venkataramana, M. Dharmendira Kumar, S. Deepak, Lima Rose Miranda, M. Velan, "Kinetic studies on sorption of basic dye using Eichhornia crassipes", J. Env. Sci. Engg, Vol. 50, Issue 4, pp. 249-254 (2008).
  • S. Renganathan, Lima Rose Miranda, P. Gautam, M.Velan "Effect of temperature on the Accumulation of Acid Orange 7 and Acid Red 88 dyes by growing Trametes versicolor ", International Journal Chemical Sciences, Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp. 1836-1851 (2008).
  • P.K. Praveen kumar, V. Mathivanan, M. Karunakaran,, R.S. Sreenivasan, S. Renganathan, "Studies on the effects of pH and incubation period on protease production by bacillus Sp. using ground nut cake and wheat bran", Ind. J. Sci. Technol, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 1-4 (2008).
  • S. Renganathan, K. Shankar, M. Dharmendira Kumar, M. Velan, "Biosorption of Congo Red dye using Tamarindus indica fruit shell: Batch Studies", Indian J. Environmental Protection, Vol. 28, Issue 11, pp. 1028-1033 (2008).
  • S. Renganathan, M. Velan, Lima rose miranda and P. Gautam, "A comparative study on the accumulation of Acid Red 18 and Reactive Black 5 dyes by growing Schizophyllum commune and Trametes versicolor", International Journal Chemical Sciences, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 553-568 (2008).
  • K. Shankar, S. Renganathan "Biosorption of Congo Red dye using groundnut shell: Batch studies", International journal of Physical Sciences, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 357-364 (2008).
  • S. Renganathan, M. Dharmendira Kumar, R. Ravikumar, M. Velan, "Kinetic studies on sorption of Basic Orange 14 and Brill Red 5B using Eichhornia crassipes parts of Rhizome and Root", Indian Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 11-16 (2008).
  • N. Partha, K. Keruthiga, S. Renganathan, "Removal of chromium Cr(VI) from waste water using a waste filter cake from sugar industry", Current World Environment, Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 257-260 (2008).
  • S.Renganathan, P. B. Sree Parthan, G. Vijayakumar, M. Dharmendira Kumar And M. Velan, "Bio sorption of residual oil using biomass derived from Pistia stratiotes: Batch studies", Indian J. Environmental Protection, Vol. 29, Issue 10, pp. 890-895 (2009).
  • G. Baskar, S.Renganathan, "Application of latin square design for the evaluation and screening of supplementry nitrogen source for L-Asperginase Production by Aspergillus terreus MTCC 1782", Ind. J. Sci. Technol, Vol. 2, Issue 12, pp. 50-54 (2009).
  • G. Baskar, S. Bharath kumar, R. Arul Luca sundar singh, C. Muthu kumar, S. Renganathan, "Optimization and kinetics of enzymatic hydrolysis of cassava starch by cross-linked fungal alpha-amylase", Asian Jr. of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc., Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 323-326 (2009).
  • S. Renganathan, C. Rajesh Kanna, M. Dharmendira Kumar, and G. Baskar, "Studies on antibacterial activity of Leucas aspera extracts", Research Journal of Biological Science, pp. 236-241 (2009).
  • S. Renganathan, V. Karthik, M. Velan, M. Dharmendira Kumar and Raajenthiren, "Antimicrobial Activity of Cicca Acida Against Various Environmental Pathogenic Bacterial and Fungal Species", Indian Journal of Environmental protection, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 44-48 (2009).
  • G. Baskar, C. Muthukumaran, T. Viruthagiri, S. Renganathan, "Optimization of operating conditions for the production of L- asperaginase by Enterobacter aerogenes MTCC 2823 using central composite design", International Journal of Biosciences and Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 32-36 (2009).
  • S. Renganathan, G. Baskar, "Statistical screening of process variables for the production of L-Asperginase from corn flour by Aspergillus terreus MTCC 1782 in submerged fermentation", Ind. J. Sci. Technol, Vol. 2, Issue 5, pp. 45-48 (2009).
  • G. Baskar, S. Renganathan, “Evaluation and screening of nitrogen source for L-asparaginase production by Aspergillus terreus MTCC 1782 using Latin Square Design”, Research Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, Vol. 1 Issue 2, pp. 55 – 58. (2009).
  • S. Renganathan, K. Sangeetha, M. Dharmendira Kumar, M. Velan, "Biosorption of chromium (VI) from an aqueous solution using Adathoda vasica", Indian J. Environmental Protection, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 46-51 (2010).
  • G. Baskar and S. Renganathan, " Screening of Supplementary Nitrogen source for L-asperginase Production", Invertis Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 224-230 (2010).
  • J. Kalpana, P. Saravanan, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Equilibrium modelling on biosorption of basic violet 1 dye using Calotropis gigantea biomass", Indian Journal of Environmental protection, Vol. 31, Issue 10, pp. 825-832 (2011).
  • G. Baskar and S. Renganathan, "Screening of supplementary nitrogen source for fungal L-asparaginase production from soya bean meal flour using latin square design", International Journal of Research in Biotechnology and Biochemistry, pp. 1-7 (2011).
  • S. Renganathan, N. Praveena, G. Saranya, M. Dharmendira Kumar, M. Velan, “Biosorption of Reactive Red 5B from an aqueous solution using Vitex negundo Linn", Research Journal of Biological Science, pp. 3-9 (2011).
  • G. Baskar, L. K. Shree Rajesh, S. Renganathan, "Statistical screening and optimization of exo-polysaccharide production by medicinal mushroom using design of experiments", Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 47-58 (2011).
  • G. Baskar and S. Renganathan, "Production of ganoderic acid by Ganoderma lucidium MTCC 1039 from cottonseed oil cake", Indian Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 65-69 (2011).
  • S. Kirubanandan, U. Dinesh Babu and S. Renganathan, "Porous Biometric Collagen Scaffold incorporated With Triphala Enhances Collagen Synthesis for the Regeneration of Dermis", International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 1499-1511 (2012).
  • G. Geoprincy, A. Mangalagowri, N. Nagendra Gandhi, S. Renganathan, "Cytotoxicity, Antibacterial And Antifungal Effects Of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized From The Aavi Leaf Extract", International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 1, Issue 10, pp. 1-16 (2012).
  • E. Buvaneshwari, P. Sivakumar, T. Suganya, G. Geoprincy, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Extraction of carotenoids from spent clay obtained from edible oil plant", Indian Journal of Environmental protection, Vol. 32, Issue 8, pp. 658-664 (2012).
  • S.Shiyamala Devi, N.Nagendra Gandhi and S.Renganathan, "Studies on Decolourization of Synthetic Textile Dyes by Bacteria and Actinomycetes: A Review", Indian Journal of Environmental protection, Vol. 32, Issue 7, pp. 593-603 (2012).
  • V. Francis Bharathi, P. Sivakumar, T. Suganya, M. Dharmendira Kumar, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Biodiesel Production from Waste Vegetable Oil Using Calcium Oxide as a Heterogenous Catalyst", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 441-448 (2012).
  • C. Nethra Devi, P. Sivakumar and S. Renganathan, "Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Datura metel flower extract and evaluation of their antimicrobial activity", International Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 16-21 (2012).
  • P. Saravanan, P. Sivakumar, T. Suganya, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Bioaccumulation of Reactive Red 11 Using Live yeast Rhodoturula glutinis", Indian Journal of Environmental protection, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 249-255 (2012).
  • P. Sivakumar, C. Nethra Devi and S. Renganathan, "Synthesis Of Silver Nanoparticles Using Lantana Camara Fruit Extract And Its Effect on Pathogens", Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical research, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 1-5 (2012).
  • G. Geoprincy, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Novel antibacterial effects of Alumina nano particles against Bacillus cereus and Bacillus subtilis", International journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 544-548 (2012).
  • P. Saravanan, P. Sivakumar, G. Geoprincy, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Biosorption of Acid green 1 using dead dried biomass of Rhodoturula glutinis", Indian Journal of Environmental protection, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 207-214 (2012).
  • M. Divyamahalakshmi, P. Saravanan, P. Saranya, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, " Phytoaccumulation of Basic Red 23 dye using fresh water submerged live Ceratophyllum demersum plant", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 33, Issue 7, pp. 593-601 (2013).
  • Parthasarathy Saranya, Paneerselvam Saravanan, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Bioremediation of textile dyes using terrestrial and aquatic plants- A Review", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 33, Issue 7, pp. 567-577 (2013).
  • M. Reema. P. Saravanan, P. Saranya, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Equilibrium and kinetic studies on removal of Acid Green 27 dye using positively charged biosorbent Ocimum tenuiflorum", International Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 194-205 (2013).
  • S. Kirubanandan, Swethkamal. K and S. Renganathan, "Activities of Triphala towards promoting collagen synthesis at wound site and inhibiting Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and its enzymes", International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 54-62 (2013).
  • G. Geoprincy, B.N Vidhya srri, U. Poonguzhali, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "A review on green synthesis of silver nano particles", Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical research, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 8-12 (2013).
  • P. Sivakumar, P. Karthika, P. Sivakumar, N.G. Muralidharan, P. Devendran, S. Renganathan, "Biosynthesis of silver nano cubes from active compound quercetin-3-O-B-D-Galactopyranoside containing plant extract and its antifungal application", Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and clinical Research, Vol. 6, Issue 4, (2013),76-79.
  • G. Geoprincy, N. Nagendra Gandhi, S. Renganathan. Antifungal Effects of Cadmium Sulphide Nanoparticles Synthesized through Wet Chemical Precipitation. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. Vol. 2, Issue 5, 1840-1848.
  • J. Jisha, G. Baskar, P. Saravanan, P. Saranya, S. Shiyamala Devi, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan. Equilibrium and Kinetic Modelling on Biosorption of Acid Red 88 from Aqueous Solution using Typha latifolia. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection. Vol. 33, Issue 10, 793-803.
  • J. Sivapriya, P. Saravanan, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan. Kinetics and Equilbrium uptake on Biosorption of Acid Black 24 using Azolla caroliniana. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 33, Issue 12, 1014-1023.
  • Sneha Yadav, P. Saravanan and S. Renganathan. Accumulation of Malachite Green and Crystal Violet Dye from Synthetic Effluents using Single Cell Microalgae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2014. Vol. 26, Issue 15, 4801-4806, 2014.
  • J. Sivapriya, P. Saravanan, N.Nagendra Gandhi and S.Renganathan, “Kinetic studies on biosorption of acid blue 15 using nuisane weed Salvinia minima”, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol.34, Issue 3, 189-198, 2014.
  • N. Little Nishani, R. Pavithra, S. Lavanya, P. Saranya, N.Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, “Phytoaccumulation of methylene blue dye from aqueous solution using Potamogeton crispus”, Vol. 34, Issue 3, 224-230, 2014.
  • P. Kalainila, V. Subha, R.S. Ernest Ravindran, Sahadevan Renganathan, “Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticle from erythrina indica”, Asian J Pharm Clin Res, Vol. 7, Supp l2, 2014, 39-43.
  • K. Saranyaadevi, V. Subha, R. S. Ernest Ravindran, Sahadevan Renganathan, “Green synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticle using leaf extract of capparis zylanica”, Asian J Pharm Clin Res, Vol. 7, Supp l2, 2014, 44-48 .
  • P. Kalainila, V. Subha, R.S. Ernest Ravindran, S. Renganathan, “Effect Of Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles Incorporated With Gelatin For Sustained Drug Release”, International Journal of ChemTech research”, Vol. 6, No.10, 4542-4549, 2014.
  • Sureshan Shiyamala Devi And Sahadevan Renganathan “Metabolism modification and cell death induction in cancer cell lines after the chloroform extract of Kocuria sp. SRS88 treatment”, Research journal of chemistry and environment, August 2015, Vol.19(8),19-27.
  • K. Saranya Devi. V. Subha, R.S Ernest Ravindran, S. Renganathan. “Synthesis and characterization of coper nano particle using Capparis zeylanica”, International journal of chem tech research, Vol. 6, NO 10. 2014, 4533-4541.
  • S. Kirubanandan, Bharathi Ravi, S. Renganathan, “Anti inflammatory activities of methanol extract of terminalia chebula fruits”, International journal of pharmaceutical and chemical sciences, Vol. 4 (3), JULY – SEPT 2015, 400-404.
  • Kirubanandan, Bharathi Ravi, S. Renganathan, “An original research article on enzyme inhibition and antimicrobial potentail of triphala against pseudomonas aeruginosa”, Journal of medicinal plant s studies, Vol. 3(5), 2015, 38-41.
  • Kirubanandan, Bharathi Ravi, S. Renganathan, “A short communication on kinetics of anti mictobial agents release from porous collagen scaffolds”, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences, Vol. 4(3), 2015, 388-392.
  • P. Sivakumar, K. Anbarasu, K. Pandian, S. Renganathan, P. Sivakumar, “Waste mediated synthesis of alginate / ag beads for tertiary water treatment”, Journal of Nano Science and Nano Engineering, Vol. 4(3), 2015, 388-392.
  • Subha V, Ernest Ravindran R S, Sruthi P, Renganathan S, “An Eco-Friendly approach for synthesis of silver nanoparticles using ipomoea pes-caprae root extract and their antimicrobial properties”, Asian J Pharm Clin Res, Vol. 4(5), June 2015, 0974-2441
  • Subha V, Ernest Ravindran R S, Hariram J, Renganathan S “Bioreduction of silver nanoparticles from aqueous extract of catharanthus roseus and bactericidal effects”, Asian J Pharm Clin Res, Vol. 8 (5), June 2015, 0974-2441.
  • P. Kalainila, R. S. Ernest Ravindran, R. Rohit, S. Renganathan “Anti-Bacterial Effect of Biosynthesized Silver Nanoparticles Using Kigelia Africana”, Journal of Nano Science and Nano Engineering, Vol. 1(4), 2015, 225-232.
  • S. Kirubanandan, S.Renganathan, “Evalutation of antimicrobial potential of aqueous and alcoholic extract of Triphala against wound pathogens”, Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies, Vol. 3 (6), 2015, 56-59.
  • S. Kirubanandan, S.Renganathan, “Wound repair and regeneration potential of the fruits of Terminalia bellarica”, The Journal of Phytopharmacology, Vol. 4 (5), 2015, 253-258.
  • S. Kirubanandan, Bharathi ravi, S.Renganathan, “Histological and biochemical evaluation of wound regeneration potential of terminalia chebula fruits”, Vol. 9 (1), 2016, 228-233.
  • S. Kirubanandan, S.Renganathan, “An Evaluation of Wound Repair and Regeneration Potential of the fruits of Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla)”, Vol. 02 (2), 2016, 71-81.
  • E. Yuvanashree, P. Sivakumar, S.Renganathan, K.V.Selvakumar and N.S. Badrinarayana, “Conversion of slaughter house waste into biodiesel catalyzed by bone ash”, Vol.4, 2014, 22-25.
  • D.Vigneshpriya, N.Krishnaveni, G.Bhargavi, R.Sri Sakthi Priyadarshini and S. Renganathan, “Effect of Textile effluent on growth and germination of cow pea Vigna unguiculata L., Vol.37, No.2, 2017, 163-168.
  • P. Tharunya, V. Subha, S. Kirubanandan, S. Sandhaya and S. Renganathan, “Green Synthesis Of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticle From Ficus Carica Fruit Extract, Characterization Studies And Its Application On Dye Degradation Studies”, Asian journal of pharmaceutical and clinical research, Vol.10, No.3, 2017, 125-128.
  • V. Subha, S. Kirubanandan and S. Renganathan, “Synthesis Of Iron Nanoparticles using Murraya koenigii Fruit Bulb Aqueous Extract”, International Journal of pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences, Vol.6, No.2, 2017,18-25.
  • Samar Fatima, P. Kalainila, R.S. Ernest Ravindran and S. Renganathan, “Green Synthesis Of Copper Nanoparticle From Passiflora Foetida Leaf Extract And Its Antibacterial Activity”, Asian journal of pharmaceutical and clinical research, Vol.10, No.4, 2017, 79-83.
  • Sri Arthi Thangadurai M.*, Renganathan S., Shyamasundari M., Rajeswari G. and Priyanka M, “Ultrasonic Pre-treatment and Optimization of Shaker Assisted Hexane Extraction kinetics and activation energy on Second Generation Biofuel Sources”,Research journal of biotechnology, Vol. (Special Issue II),August (2017), 180-187.
  • L. A. Catherine Flora, T. Suganya, V. Theresa, S. Sangeetha, G. Baskar and S. Renganathan, “ Optimization and kinetics of Anthocyanin extraction from Musa paradisiacal bracts” International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol 1, No.2, 265-273.
  • R. Navnit Kumar, T. R. Saambavi, S. Jason Charles and S. Renganathan, “A Novel Spectrometric Method for Fungal Growth Estimation” International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol 1, No.9, 282-289.
  • Bandana Sahoo, Rupa kumari, Anitha J, Habeeb Ahmed, V. Subha, S. Renganathan and Sangeetha Subramanian, “Development of co-cultured bacterial system for the removal of endocrine disruptor: Bisphenol-A from synthetic wastewater” International Journal of Environment and Protection, Vol. 38, No. 1, 5-15.


Papers presented in national and international conferences:


  • Renganathan. S, Lima Rose Miranda, M. Velan, V. Anuradha, W. Richard Thilagaraj and P. Gautam, "Microbial Decolorization of Azo Dye using Schizophyllum commune (White Rot Fungi) and Comparison with Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Escherichia coli" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2002, India.
  • Renganathan. S, Lima Rose Miranda, P. Gautam, and M. Velan, "Biosorption of Acid Orange 7 dye by Schizophyllum commune in a batch system: Equilibrium and Kinetic Modeling" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2003, India.
  • S. Renganathan, Leven Kumar and S. Deepak, "Computer Approach for solving McCabe –Thiele Method" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2002, India.
  • S. Renganathan, D. Kapil, S. Selvaraj, S. Venkataramana, S. Vetrikumaran, and M. Velan, "Review on Biosorption of Textile dyes using Agricultural Wastes and Microorganisms" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2006, India.
  • S. Renganathan, S.Vetri Kumaran, M. Dharmendira Kumar, Lima Rose Miranda, G.Baskar, M.Velan, "Optimization of Batch Process Parameters Using Response Surface Methodology for the Removal of Acid Red 18 Dye Using Tamarindus Indica Fruit Hull" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2007, India.
  • S. Renganathan, S. Vetri Kumaran, K.S. Vinod kumar , G. Baskar, P. Gautam, "Process Parameter optimization using Response Surface Methodology for Acid Red 18 dye removal By Saccharomyces cerevisiae" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2007, India .
  • R. Tamilarasan, S. Renganathan, G. Sunil, M. Dharmendira kumar, M. Raajenthiren, "salt effect on the enthalpy of mixing of water and pyridine at 303.15 K" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2007, India.
  • S. Renganathan, G. Swaroop, M. Dharmendira Kumar, M. Velan, M. Raajenthiren, "A comparative study on engine characteristics of biodiesel (soya oil) with diesel oil" presented in a National level conference on FFE 2007, India.
  • S. Renganathan, M. Senthil nathan, Dharmendira Kumar, P. Gautam, M. Velan, "A Comparative study on the characteristics of biodiesel from multiple feed stocks" presented in a National level conference on FFE 2007, organised by Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India .
  • S. Renganathan, P. Gautam, B. Rajesh, Y. Bhuvanesh, P.K. Praveen Kumar, M. Velan, "Production and assay of protease enzyme from Bacillus" presented in a National level conference on Tech SUNR 2007, organised by JITM school of Biotechnology, Orissa, India.
  • S. Renganathan, M. Dharmendira Kumar, G. Baskar, M. Velan, "Optimization and Kinetics of Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cassava starch by Cross Linked Fungal -amylase" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2008, India.
  • G. Baskar, S. Renganathan, "Screening of Fungal Species and Substrates for L- Asperginase Production by Aspergillus terreus MTCC1782" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2008, India.
  • G. Baskar, S. Renganathan, "Statistical Optimization of Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cassava Starch by Cross Linked -Amylase" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2008, India.
  • G. Baskar, C. Sriharini, R. Sripriya, S. Renganathan, "Statistical screening of supplementary nitrogen sources for L-Asperginase production by Aspergillus terreus 1782 using corn flour as substrate" presented in a National level conference on International Congress on Bioprocesses in Food Industries (ICBF) 2008, organised by Osmania University, Hyderabad, India .
  • G. Baskar, V. Gayathri, S. K. Pavithra, S. Renganathan, "Effect of sodium nitrate and L-Aspergin and L-Asperginase production from natural substrates by Aspergillus terreus 1782" presented in a National level conference on International Congress on Bioprocesses in Food Industries (ICBF) 2008, organised by Osmania University, Hyderabad, India .
  • G. Baskar, S. K. Pavithra, S. Aarathi and S. Renganathan, "Screening of supplimentry nitrogen source for L-asparaginase production from soya bean flour by Aspergillus terreus MTCC 1782 using latin square design" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2009, India.
  • S. Renganathan, P. A. Anandakumar, M. Dharmendira Kumar and M. Velan, "Equilibrium and kinetic modelling on the removal of reactive blue 171 dye from aqueous solutions using Cyperus pangorei" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2009, India.
  • S. Renganathan, "Optimization of small scale bio-energy technology" presented in a National level conference on ChemInsight 2009, organised by IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • S. Nambirajan, A. Chandramohan and S. Renganathan, ". Preparation of regenerated cellulose membranes" presented in a National level conference on MEMSEP 2011, organised by A. C. Tech., Anna University, Chennai, India.
  • S. Renganathan, J. Kalpana, P. Saravanan, "Saravanan Batch Biosorption studies for the removal of Basic Violet 1 Using naturally available Biopolymer" presented in a National level conference on BWTGE 2011, organised by NIT Calicut, India.
  • T. Suganya, P. Sivakumar and S. Renganathan, ". Production of biodiesel from Citrullus lanatus seed oil – A review" presented in a National level conference on ICBEEM 2011, organised by Karpaga Vinayaga college of Engineering and Technology, Maduranthagam, India.
  • T. Suganya, P. Sivakumar, P. Saravanan and S. Renganathan, ". Insitu transesterification: An effective method for the production of biodiesel from marine macro algae" presented in a National level conference on ETOB 2011, organised by Presidency College & IIT Madras, Chennai, India .
  • G. Saranya, P. Saravanan, T. Suganya, P. Sivakumar, N. Nagendra Gandhi and S. Renganathan, "Bioaccumulation of Basic Violet 14 dye using live floating plant Pistia stratiotes" presented in a National level workshop on Indo-UK Workshop on WTT 2011, organised by NIT Trichy, India.
  • Sandhya. Kota, Pandian Sivakumar, Sahadevan Renganathan, "Production of biodiesel using novel alcoholic HCl" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2012, India.
  • E. Yuvanashree, M.S. Premkumar, N.G. Muralidharan, K. Sudhirkumar, P. Sivakumar, S. Renganathan , "Studies on the comparison of classical methods of biodiesel production for Environmental-friendly fuel from used vegetable oils" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2012, India.
  • P.Sivakumar, Pandian Sivakumar, N.G. Muralidharan, S.Renganathan, "Degradation of dyes using composite ZnO-ZnSnanocatalyst under ambient temperature" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2012, India.
  • P. Sivakumar, M. S. Premkumar, P. Sivakumar,K. Sudhirkumar, C. Theivasikamani, S. Renganathan, "Kinetic and thermodynamic study on extraction of lipid from fresh water algae (Zygnema pectinatum) for biodiesel application" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2012, India.
  • P. Sivakumar, M.S. Premkumar, K. Sudhirkumar, Balasubramanian, P. Sivakumar, S. Renganathan, "Production and process optimization of Biodiesel from waste Mangifera indica" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2012, India.
  • Sandhya. Kota, Pandian Sivakumar, Easwaramoorthi Yuvanashree, Sahadevan Renganathan, "A review on production of biodiesel from Industrial waste" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2012, India.
  • P.Sivakumar, K. Sudhirkumar, C. Theivasigamani, R. Balasubramanian, P.Sivakumar, S.Renganathan, "Production of biodiesel from high FFA nonedible oil – A scale up study" presented in a National level conference on CHEMCON 2012, India.
  • K. Saranyaadevi, V. Subha, R. S. Ernest Ravindran, Sahadevan Renganathan “Green Synthesis and Characterization of Copper Nanoparticle Using Leaf Extract of CapparisZeylanica”, “Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering” (RACE - 2014) during 12 – 13 July, 2014.
  • P. Kalainila, V. Subha, R. S. Ernest Ravindran, Sahadevan Renganathan “Effect of Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles Incorporated with Gelatin for Sustained Drug Release “ Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering” (RACE - 2014) during 12 – 13 July, 2014.
  • Theresa Veeranan, Ernest Ravindran Sachidanandan Ramaswami, Gobinath Rajendran, Renganathan Sahadevan, “Extraction and Characterization of Oil From Non-Edible Seed Prosopis Juliflora”, presented in a National level conference on contemporary trends in Bioenergy and Green Technology Challenges and Opportunities” organised by Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Virudhu nagar Tamilnadu, India from 25-25, Feb, 2016.
  • Theresa Veeranan, Ernest Ravindran Sachidanandan Ramaswami, Ajith Kumar, Pandian Kannaiyan, Renganathan Sahadevan, “A novel approach to produce oil extraction from non-edible seed Indigofera colutea”, presented in a National level conference on contemporary trends in Bioenergy and Green Technology Challenges and Opportunities” organised by Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Virudhunagar Tamilnadu, India from 25-25, Feb, 2016.
  • Theresa Veeranan, Ernest Ravindran Sachidanandan Ramaswami, Gokul Sankaran, Renganathan Sahadevan, “A critical evaluation of oil extraction from non-edible seed Guazuma ulmifolia and their characterization” presented in a National level conference on contemporary trends in Bioenergy and Green Technology Challenges and Opportunities” organised by Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Virudhu nagar Tamilnadu, India from 25-25, Feb, 2016.

Reviewer in Journals:


  • Bioresource Technology
  • Journal of Biotechnology & Biomaterials
  • International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research
  • Journal of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuel
  • Energy Conversion and Management
  • Issues in Biological Sciences and Pharmaceutical Research
  • Engineering & Environmental Sciences
  • Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 
  • Desalination and Water Treatment
  • Journal of King Saud University (Science)

Programme Organized


  • CO ORDINATOR, National level Short Course on "FDP ON HEAT TRANSFER" from 01-Jun-2012 to 08-Jun-2012.
  • CO ORDINATOR, National level Short Course on "FDP ON MASS TRANSFER I" from 13-Jun-2013 to 20-Jun-2013.
  • CO ORDINATOR, National level conference on “RECENT TRENDS IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING’ from 25-Feb-2014 to 26-Feb-2014.

Programmes participated and attended


  • Participated in a National level conference on "ROLE OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT" organized by CES & CWR, ANNA UNIVERSITY, INDIA from 24-Mar-2005 to 26-Mar-2005.
  • Attended a National level Short Course on "ORIENTATION TRAINING PROGRAMME ON RE-ENGINEERING TEACHING SKILLS" organized by CFD, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 09-May-2005 to 11-May-2005.
  • Attended a National level seminar on "WASTE MANAGEMENT" organized by A.C.TECH, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 09-Feb-2006 to 09-Feb-2006.
  • Participated in a International level workshop on "EFFECTIVE ENERGY MANAGEMENT THROUGH ENERGY AUDIT" organized by A.C.TECH, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 24-Feb-2006 to 26-Feb-2006.
  • Attended a National level seminar on "ELECTROCHEMICAL ECHNIQUES FOR CLEANER ENVIRONMENT" organized by A.C.TECH, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 03-Nov-2006 to 04-Nov-2006.
  • Attended a National level Short Course on "BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING" organized by A.C.TECH, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 04-Dec-2006 to 16-Dec-2006.
  • Attended a National level Short Course on "PETROLEUM REFINING AND PETROCHEMICALS" organized by INDIAN OIL INSTITUTE OF PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT, INDIA from 25-Jun-2007 to 30-Jun-2007.
  • Attended a National level seminar on "PROCESS SIMULATION IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES" organized by A.C.TECH, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 27-Oct-2007 to 27-Oct-2007.
  • Attended a National level Short Course on "ROLE OF NSS IN PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE SANITATION" organized by ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 06-Dec-2008 to 06-Dec-2008.
  • Participated in a National level conference on "RECENT TRENDS IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY" organized by ARUMIGU MEENAKSHI AMMAN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, INDIA from 27-Feb-2009 to 27-Feb-2009.
  • Participated in a International level conference on "Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC) 2010" organized by The Government of India, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, INDIA from 27-Oct-2010 to 29-Oct-2010.
  • Participated in a International level workshop on "RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS" organized by A.C.TECH, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 10-Feb-2011 to 11-Feb-2011.
  • Participated in a National level conference on "MATERIALS FOR ADVANCED NANOSCIENCE & NANOTECHNOLOGY" organized by CENTRE FOR NANOSCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, INDIA from 07-Mar-2011 to 08-Mar-2011.
  • Participated in a National level workshop on "REFINING AND PETROCHEMICALS" organized by PETROLEUM FEDERATION OF INDIA, CPCL, INDIA from 16-Mar-2011 to 19-Mar-2011.
  • Attended a National level Short Course on "ORIENTATION COURSE ON NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME" organized by EMPANELLED TRAINING INSTITUTION, MADRAS SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK, INDIA from 26-Sep-2011 to 01-Oct-2011.
  • Attended a National level Short Course on "FUNDAMENTALS OF NANOSCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY" organized by CRYSTAL GROWTH CENTRE, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 07-Dec-2011 to 21-Dec-2011.
  • Attended a National level Short Course on "SAFETY IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES" organized by A.C.TECH, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 25-Sep-2012 to 09-Nov-2012.
  • Attended one day awareness programme for “TEACHING FACULTY ON INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE" organized by A.C.TECH, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA on 22-Mar-2013.
  • Participated in a National level workshop on "TRAINING PROGRAMME ON NANOHERBAL TECHNOLOGY" organized by CENTRE FOR NANOSCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 08-Jul-2013 to 12-Jul-2013.
  • Participated in a National level seminar on “RECENT TRENDS IN NANOBIOTECHNOLOGY” organized by ASSOCIATION OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY ASPIRANTS & CENTRE FOR NANOSCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, ANNA UNIVERSITY, and CHENNAI, INDIA from 19-Sep-2013 to 20-Sep-2013.
  • Participated in the training programme on “THE STATE OF THE ART – ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS” organized by DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, AC TECH, UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 26-Oct-2015 to 30-Oct-2015.
  • Participated and exhibited in the exhibition on “EDUCATION SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION” organized by CENTRE FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFER, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA from 24-Jan-2016 to 26-Jan-2016.

Book


  • “Biodiesel Production Using Algal Technology” by Tamilarasan Suganya (Author),  Sahadevan Renganathan (Author), Publisher: Academic Press, Elsevier Inc (1 June 2015),Language: English,ISBN-10: 0128009713, ISBN-13: 978-0128009710, Pages 1-160.


Book Chapter


  • “Modeling and Simulation”, by S. Renganathan, R. Venkatakrishnan, D. Suresh, S. Venkataraman, P. Gautam, M. Velan and Lima Rose Miranda, Vol-I,2007, Allied Publishers Private Limited, PP-19-24.
  • “Nanomaterials and their Biopharmaceutical Applications”, by S. Renganathan, V. Subha, P. Kalainila, R. S. Ernest Ravindran, 2014, Springer, Accepted for publication.
  • “Green Synthesis of Ecofriendly Nanoparticles and Their Medical Applications”, by Sahadevan Renganathan, George Philomin Doss Geoprincy and Patchaimuthu Kalainila, CRC Press (Published) pp 79-102.
  • “Role of Phytoremediation in Maintaining Environmental Sustainability”, by Renganathan Sahadevan, Bhargavi Gunturu, and Dharmendira Kumar Mahendradas, CRC Press (Published) pp 103-130.
  • “Treatment of Textile Dyes Using Biosorption and Bioaccumulation Techniques”, by Renganathan Sahadevan, Saravanan Panneerselvam, Baskar Gurunathan, Vijay Mani, and Shyamasundari Murugan, CRC Press (Published) 192-213.
  • “Production of Ecofriendly Biodiesel from Marine Sources”, by Renganathan Sahadevan, Ramachandran Kasirajan, and Theresa Veeranan, CRC Press (Published) 304-319.
  • “Bioceramics – An Introductory Overview”, by K. Shanmugam, R. Sahadevan, Elsevier Ltd. (Published) 1-46.


Sequence Submitted


  • Sirajunnisa,A.R., Renganathan,S., Pavithra,S. and Geethalakshmi,R. (2017) Bacillus subtilis strain SR9 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. NCBI. MF435988.
  • Sirajunnisa,A.R., Renganathan,S., Pavithra,S. and Geethalakshmi,R. (2017) Klebsiella pneumoniae strain SR9 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. NCBI. MF574274.




Awards


  • Secured FIRST Rank in ME- Chemical Engineering
  • Received "Thiru T.M. Narayana Pillai Chemical Engineering Prize" from The Governor of Tamil Nadu Dr. N Chenna Reddy (1995).
  • Received "Best NSS Programme Officer Award" from ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI, INDIA (2007).
  • Received "Best NSS Unit Award" from ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA (2011).
  • Received "Bright Student Award" from GOVERNMENT OF TAMILNADU, INDIA (1986).
  • Received “Young Scientist Award” from DST, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH BOARD, NEW DELHI on 09.02.2012.
  • Received “The Best Faculty Award” from SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AWARDS-15 organized by EET Research wing for Excellence in Professional Education & Industry, Bangalore on 14.06.2015.
  • Received “Active Researcher Award” from CENTRE FOR TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT TRANSFER, Anna University Chennai for his valuable contribution through the research to the field of biofuels, September 2015.
  • Received “Outstanding Scientist Award” from CENTRE FOR ADVANCED RESEARCH AND DESIGN, VIF, CHENNAI, TAMILNADU, INDIA for his valuable contribution and achievement in the field of Bio-Chemical Engineering, on 19.12. 2015.






Contact


Professor, Department of Biotechnology

A.C. Tech Campus, Anna University,

Chennai-600 025, India

srenganathan@annauniv.edu

91-44-2235 9145

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