Dr. R. Saravanane


Environmental Engineering

Pondicherry Engineering College

Department of Civil Engineering  



Current Research Work

  • R. Saravanane,  Principal Investigator (2013- 2017), “Sequestration of CO2 and Production of Biofuel from Flue Gas of Thermal Power Plants” PEC- NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation) Limited, Industry- Institute - Joint Research Collaborative Project, 2013- 2017. (Currently ongoing Project, Environmental Engg lab, Civil Engg Dept, PEC, India)

  • Comprehensive Water Supply Scheme for Peri-urban areas of Puducherry District, Puducherry, under JNNURM scheme, New Delhi, 2013- 14, PHB, PWD, Puducherry,  India

  • Design of Central Sewerage System with MBBR scheme for Vijay Vihar, Gorakhpur, India, 2013.

  • Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) of proposed Liquified  Petroleum Gas (LPG) Bottling Plant,  Capacity  12000 MTPA, Pondicherry Union Territory,  Puducherry, India (completed)

  • In plant Modifications and Performance Evaluation for Sago and starch based factories, Salem, Southern region, India ( completed)  )

  • Online monitoring of Biogas Plant (Capacity : 10m3) using Computer Aided Data   Acquisition  and Control,  INDP, Karaikal Region,  Puducherry, India ( completed).

  • Solid Waste Management – Municipal Solid Waste (40 Metric Tonne per day) Toxicity Characterization (TCLP), Leachate Treatment, Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) alternatives to plastic waste management, Karaikal Region,  Puducherry, India (completed).

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




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