Dr. Srinivasa Kannan Chandrasekar
Prof. srinivasakannan chandrasekar Professor Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

Contact Information
srinivasa.chandrasekar@ku.ac.ae

Biography

After doctoral degree served petrochemical industry and research institutes before starting academic career in the year 2001.  Held academic positions with University Science Malaysia, Curtin University and Monash University before joining Petroleum Institute as Associate Professor in the year 2009.


Education
  • PhD., Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India
  • M.Tech., Bharathiar University, India
  • B.E., Annamalai University, India

Teaching
  • Chemical Engineering Design Project I (CHEG397)
  • Chemical Engineering Design Project II (CHEG490)
  • Chemical Process Safety (CHEG340)
  • Combustion and Air Pollution Control (CHEG415)
  • Consequence analysis of chemical releases (COSC320)
  • Experimental Design (CHEG213)
  • Heat Transfer (CHEG335)
  • Mass Transfer (CHEG324)
  • Petroleum Refining and Processing (CHEM655)
  • Separation Processes (CHME361)
  • Separation Processes (CHME361)

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Affiliated Centers, Groups & Labs

Research
Research Interests
  • Gas Processing
  • Adsorption, Catalysis
  • mineral processing
  • Gasification, Pyrolysis, Combusion
  • Microwave application
  • Solid waste, waste water, air pollution
  • Process Modeling and Simulation

Research Projects

Catalytic Cracking of methane to high hydrogen and high value carbon

 

BTX removal in the sulfur recovery process using adsorption

Plastic waste to syngas through catalytic fluidized bed gasification


Research Staff and Graduate Students:

Staff
Iqra Hamdani Post doctoral fellow
Students
Adeel Iftikhar Ahmad PhD student
Haleema Mohamed Chulliyil Graduate Student
Vacancies

Research Associate position to work in the project on catalytic cracking of methane to hydrogen and high value carbon. One year position starting Feb. 2023. Post graduate in chemical engineering with experience in advanced analytical instruments favorable.