Dr. R. Saravanane


Environmental Engineering

Pondicherry Engineering College

Department of Civil Engineering  



Expert Lecture – Presentations

1. R. Saravanane, Environmental Risk Assessment and Case study, Presented for Short-term Course on ‘Environmental Impact Assessment’,  for Tamilnadu  Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) at IIT Madras, Chennai, India,  16-20, July, 2007.

2.  R. Saravanane, Environmental Risk Assessment, Presented for Short-term Course on ‘Recent Advances in Environmental Engineering’,  at NIT Trichy, India, 19-23, February, 2007.

3. R. Saravanane, Introduction to Environmental Sanitation and its Socio economic Well Being,   Presented for ‘Capacity Building Programme on Community Managed Sanitation and Solid Waste Management’ organised by  TWAD Board Chennai, India, 8 – 13 October, 2007.

4.  R. Saravanane, Expert Lecture for Workshop on Cleaner Production Applications in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries, oraganised by Cleaner Production Cell, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB), Hyderabad, India,  18 th July 2008.   

5.  R. Saravanane, Expert Lecture for Workshop on Pollution Abatement through Science and Technology oraganised by Rajeev Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry , India, 26 th May 2008

6.   R. Saravanane, Special Lecture on “CO2 – KICK THE HABIT” for the celebration of  World Environment Day, oraganised by Institution of Engineers (India) and Engineers and Scientists Association, Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd, NLC, Neyveli, India, 19 th June 2008.

7. R. Saravanane, Expert lecture on “Research and Teaching Methodology- Environmental Engineering”,  20th Sep. to 1st Oct. 2008, at Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Poitiers (ESIP), University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France.

8.  R. Saravanane, Expert Technical lecture on “KICK THE CO2  HABIT” for celebration of “Environment Month”,  18 th December 2008,   Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Salem Steel Plant, Tamilnadu, India.

9.  R. Saravanane, Expert Technical discussion on “Engineering and Environmental Issues on feasibility of secondary sewage effluent to offshore algal growth”, International workshop on Wind, Sea Algae–Offshore cultivation of algae for biodiesel production, 20 - 22 April 2009, Lolland, Copenhagen, Denmark.

10.  R. Saravanane, Guest Lecture on, “Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development – An Overview”, 30 th April, 2009, Manakula Vinayakar Institute of Technology, Puducherry, India.

11.  R. Saravanane, Special Lecture on “Eco-friendly algae for Environmental Management” oraganised by Institution of Engineers (India) and Engineers & Scientists Association, 30 th September 2009,  Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd, NLC, Neyveli, Tamilnadu, India.

12. R. Saravanane (2011)  Assessment of optimum dilution ratio and microbial consortium for Biohydrogen production by anaerobic co-digestion of press mud with sewage and water- A comparative study, Presented at World Congress on Biotechnology, (OMICS Publishing group, USA), March, 21-23,2011 Hyderabad, India.

13. R.Saravanane (2013),  An Overview of  Wastewater treatment Methods,  Advanced Tools for Wastewater Treatment (AtWat), New INDIGO  Networking Pilot Programme on Water Related Research, (EU- India Networking  Project) on water related challenges,  (www.newindigo-atwat.com), 28- 29, January 2013, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirapalli, India.

14. R. Saravanane, Special Lecture Programme on “Road map to Green Buildings” organised by The Institution of Engineers (India) and Engineers & Scientists Association, Neyveli, Tamilnadu, India on 9th March 2012.

15.  R. Saravanane, Chief Guest in CUICK’12, National Level Technical Symposium by Department of Civil Engineering, 13th March 2012, Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu, India on.

16.  R. Saravanane (2013) Wastewater Treatment By Membrane Bioreactor: Experience and Challenges, National workshop (AICTE) on “Wastewater treatment by using Membrane bioreactor” 18 th October, 2013, Mailam Engineering College, Tamilnadu, India.

17. R. Saravanane (2013) Wastewater TreatmentIndian Experience, presented at  TEQIP sponsored Short term Training Programme, on Advances in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering, 2- 6 December, 2013, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, India.

18. R. Saravanane (2013) One day workshop on “Environmental Research Programme for Sustainable Development”, conducted by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), 27 th July 2013, Chennai, India

19. R. Saravanane (2013) Wastewater Treatment Practice in India – Research,   Experience &  Challenges, presented at the  research group BIOMATH, Department of Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Bioinformatics, Ghent University, Belgium from September 28th  2013 to October  3rd 2013 in the framework of the running project, “Advanced modeling, control and decision support tools for flexible and optimal wastewater treatment plant (www.newindigo-atwat.com)”. 



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