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Staff Id : 05526
Name : Dr. K. MANIKANDAN
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Qualification : M.E.,Ph.D
Specialization : BIOTECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRIAL SAFETY ENGINEERING
Date of Birth : 27-07-1978
Date of Joining : 10-12-2001
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
34, Shanthi Nagar,
Chidambaram - 608 001.
9489229327kmchemical_27@yahoo.co.in
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 69
Ph.D. 00


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 12210-7
Conducted 315-1


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed -1-
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
16 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
1 4 9 3 - -

List of Publications - National
K.MANIKANDAN V.SARAVANNAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, "Kinetic studies on ethanol production from banana peel waste using mutant strain of Sachharomyces cerevisiae..", Indian journal of Biotechnology, Volume 7, Number 1, Jan 2008, pp. 83-88. 2008.
List of Publications - International
M.Karuppaiya K.MANIKANDAN t.vIRUTHAGIRI, "Statistical Screening of Medium Components on Ethanol Production from Cashew Apple Juice using Saccharomyces Diasticus.", International Journal of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Volume 6, Number 1, Jan 2012, pp. 108-111. 2012.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, "optimization of C/N ratio of the medium and fermentation conditions of ethanol production from Tapioca starch using coculture of Aspergillus niger and saccharomyces cerevisiae.", International journal of Chemtech research, Volume 2, Number 2, Oct 2010, pp. 947-955. 2010.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, "Kinetic and optimization studies on ethanol production from corn flour.", World Academy of Science Engineering & Technology, Volume 4, Number 24, Jan 2010, pp. 856-860. 2010.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, "Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of wheat bran flour into ethanol using coculture of amylotic Aspergillus niger and thermo tolerant Kluyveromyces marxianus .", Frontiers of Chemical Engineering in China, Volume 3, Number 3, Sep 2009, pp. 240-249. 2009.
List of Conferences - National
K.Manikandan, Industrial Effluent Treatment an Overview, Industrial Effluent treatment Emerging Trendsa and Challanges Ahead, Jun 11-14, 2012, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 73-89. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri, Optimization in Bioethanol production from corn flour using SSF, 27th National convention of Chemical Engineers on Bio- Fuels Towards energy security and environmental protection, Sep 30-1, 2011, IEI Vishakapatinam, pp. 63-73. Vishakapatinam, IEI Vishakapatnam Local Center.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri Sathyananadam irku, Development and evaluation of fortified frozen dessert containing Soy milk and Cocunut milk , CHEMCON 2010, Dec 27-30, 2010, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 16-18. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan T Viruthagiri, Fermentation of Wheat bran flour into ethanol using coculture of amylotic A. niger and thermotolerent k. marxianus , Chemical Engineering Congress -2008, Dec 27-30, 2008, Chandigarh, pp. 14-16. Chandigarh, IIChE.
K.Manikandan T Viruthagiri, Simultaneous sachharification and fermentation of tapioca flour into ethanol using coculture method, Chemical Engineering Congress -2008, Dec 27-30, 2008, Chandigarh, pp. 32-35. Chandigarh, IIChE.
K.Manikandan T Viruthagiri, Fermentation of Wheat bran flour into ethanol using coculture of amylotic A. niger and thermotolerent k. marxianus , All India seminar on BioDiesel and Ethanol as sources of Renewable energy , Sep 23-24, 2008, Bangalore, pp. 101-106. Bangalore, IEI.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, Production of Ethanol from waste Wheat flour by SSF process, FUELS FOR THE FUTURE, Mar 7-8, 2007, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 1-11. Annamalai Universitry, Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan V.Saravannan T.Viruthagiri, Optimization studies in enzyme hydrolysis of starch, Biotechnology in Genomics Era, Mar 3-4, 2006, Department of Biotechnology Adhiyamaan college of Engineering Hosur, pp. 15-16. Hosur, Adhiyamaan college of Engineering.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri, Enzyme Hydrolysis of starch, National Seminar on Protein Engineering, Mar 18-19, 2005, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 12-13. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University.
List of Conferences - International
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri, optimization studies in SSF of Pineapple waste into ethanol, Sustainable technologies for eneregy and environment in process industries Chemcon -2012, Dec 27-30, 2012, NIT Jalandhar, pp. 45-46. NIT Jalandhar, IIChe.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri, Optimization of medium components in ethanol production from corn starch using S.Cerevisiae, International conference of Sustainable Technologies for Energy andf Environment in process Industries Chemcon 2012, Dec 27-30, 2012, NIT Jalandhar, pp. 84-85. NIT Jalandhar, IIChE.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, International congress of Environmental research, nternational congress of Environmental research, Dec 18-20, 2008, BITS Pilani Goa, pp. 45-47. BiTs Pilani GOA, JERAD.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - LM 35491