Dr. R. Saravanane

Professor

Environmental Engineering

Pondicherry Engineering College

Department of Civil Engineering

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Professional

Professor

Environmental Engg, Dept. of  Civil Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India, (from July 2009  to till date)

Associate Professor

Dept. of Civil Engineering (Environmental Engg), Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India,  (July 2006  to July 2009)

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Civil Engineering (Environmental Engg), Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India (July 2003  to July 2006)

Senior Lecturer

Department of Civil Engineering (Environmental Engg),  Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India (October 1998 to July 2003).

Lecturer

Department of Civil Engineering (Environmental Engg),  Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India (October 1993 to October 1998).

 

Industrial R & D  and Consultancy

Research and Development  ( From year 1993 to till date)

  • CO2 Sequestration and algal biofuel production (Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd., Thermal Power Plant, India )

  • Biohydrogen production -   Through Dark fermentation and Photofermentation (Industrial wastewater and organic waste residues),

  • Evaluation of Green energy routes in biochemical pathway of organic residues, enrichment of biogas and industrial applications of  biohydrogen 

  • Production of  biohydrogen  and methane -  Through fermentation and Anaerobic co-digestion

  • Advanced Modelling & Control  - Automation  Wastewater Treatment Plants

  • Testing and characterization of Hazardous waste sludge as per US EPA norms

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for  Industrial zone in  Pondicherry Region, India

  • Design and Monitoring of STP, ETP, DEWATS, RO, DM, Industrial Air  Pollution Control, Leachate treatment system

  • Design and details of Sewer Network system Urban areas-  Puducherry, India

  • Suggested modernization scheme of existing effluent treatment Plant for Anglo French Textile mills, Puducherry, India

  • In plant Modifications and Performance Evaluation for Sago and starch based factories, salem, southern region, India

  • Implemented Rain Water Harvesting Scheme for Hindustan Lever Limited, Puducherry,  India

  • Conducted Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) on the Chemical and Explosive handling plants, Puducherry, India

  • Performance Evaluation of ETP and Solid waste mycelia , Pharmaceutical Division, Cuddalore

  • Water quality tests for potability and for building construction purposes

  • Wastewater and industrial effluents characterization and treatability assessment

  • Lime samples and admixtures  testing for construction purpose.

Service to the Institute (PEC)

 

  • Member Founder - Pondicherry Engineering College Alumni Association   (PECAA), 1991 1998, PEC, Puducherry

 

  • Member Training and Placement Cell, Pondicherry Engineering College

  • Environmental Management - PEC Campus

  • Environmental Awareness and Energy Conservation- PEC Campus

 

  • Root Zone Technique for Sewage Treatment and Management PEC Campus

 

  • Integrated Solid Waste Management

 

 

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