Name Dr.R.Palani
Designation Associate Professor
Areas of Interest Separation Process Electrochemical Engineering Environmental Engineering
Room No. 6110
Intercom No. 551
Email Id (Official)
Email Id (Personal)

Ph.D. – Chemical Engineering(2010 – 2012)
Anna University,Chennai

M.E. – Chemical Engineering (2002 – 2004)
Annamalai University, Tamilnadu

B.Tech – Chemical Engineering (1998 – 2002)
Pallavan College of Engineering, Madras University.

Diploma – Industrial Safety (2002 – 2003)
Annamalai University,Tamilnadu.



Life Member-Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers

Academic Experience

Academic Experience

Working in SVCE from July 2012 onwards

Lecturer 03.01.2005 – 04.04.2010; St.Peter’s College of Engineering, Avadi, Chennai 6000054

Guest Faculty at Anna University from july 2010 – Dec 2010.

Courses Handled

Fluid Mechanics
Mass Transfer
Heat Transfer
Mechanical Operations
Professional Ethics
Chemical Process Plant Safety
Chemical Process Calculations
Environmental Science and Engineering
Mass Transfer Lab
Heat Transfer Lab
Fluid Mechanics Lab
Process Equipment Design – I Lab
Wastewater Engineering

Research & Consultancy

International Publications :
R.Palani, N.Balasubramanian. “Electrochemical treatment of methyl orange dye wastewater by Rotating Disc Electrode: Optimization using response surface methodology” Coloration technology,

Vol.128, 2012.

Ibrahim, D. S., Veerabahu, C., Palani, R., Devi, S., & Balasubramanian, N. (2013). Flow dynamics and mass transfer studies in a tubular electrochemical reactor with a mesh electrode.

Computers & Fluids, 73, 97-103.

International Conference:
R.Palani, P.Vinoth Prabu, N.Balasubramanian, “Treatment of Pesticide Effluent Using Rotating Disc Electrochemical Reactor”, Organized by Asian Journal of Chemistry, during 3rd & 4th of March

2012 at Udaipur, Rajastan.

National Conferences:
K.Haribabu, R.Palani, M.Navaneethakrishnan and V.Sivasubramanian. “Design and Development of Mobi Elixir Filt – A Travel Water Purifier”, Proceedings of the Chemical Engineering Congress and CHEMCON 2010, Chidambaram, Dec 28 -30, 2010.
K.Haribabu, R.Palani, G.Radhakrishnan and V.Sivasubramanian , “Adsorption of golden yellow and Torquoise blue on kaolinite”, Proceedings of the Chemical Engineering Congress and CHEMCON 2010, Chidambaram, Dec 28 – 30,2010.
G.Thayanidhi, R.Palani, N.Meyyappan, R.Parthiban. Carbon dioxide capture by adsorption using sulfur doped carbon material Environmental Science an Indian journal, Vol.12 (2), 2015, pp:65-69


Presented a research paper entitled Treatment of Pesticide Effluent using Rotating Disc Electrochemical Reactor in International conference on Global Trends in Pure and Applied Chemical Sciences during 3-4 March 2012, Udaipur, under the auspices of ASIAN JUOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY.

Presented a paper entitled Anaerobic digestion of BioMass waste in the National Conference on Recent Trends in Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology conducted by department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, AMACE held on 27th February 2009.

Presented a technical paper entitled Hydrolic Stuties in DRDO National Conference on Emerging Trends and Innovation in Chemical Engineering during 27th & 28th March 2009. Organized by SPEC.

Lecture Delivered/Conference Chair:

Treatment of Tannery effluent using rotating disc electrochemical reactor delivered for AICTE Faculty development programme on Contemporary research and practices in pollutant elimination systems towards cleaner environment at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, during May 20th to 26th 2013.

Conference / Workshop / FDP

Organized an  AICTE Sponsored short term course on “Instrumental Methods of Analysis” held at SVCE from 04th to 9th November 2019.

Attended an One day National Conference on “Technological Innovation on Clean Energy Generation and Environmental Remediation” held at SVCE on 04th October 2019.

Short term course on Nanotechnology: Opportunity and challenges at NITTTR, Chandigarh from 4.5.2009 to 8.5.2009

Attended the 9th petrotech Summer School on Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals conducted by IndianOil – R&D, IiPM and Petrotech at IndianOil Institute of Petroleum Management (IiPM),

Gurgaon from 2nd to 6th June 2014

Attended National level Seminar on The Miracle of Material Choice towards Safety and Environment in Process Industries at SVCE during September 6th & 7th 2013.

Participated two days workshop on Advanced Analytical Techniques for Material Characterizations during 19th & 20th July 2011 organized by SRM University, in association with CLRI.

Participated a short term course on Instructional design and Delivery conducted by NITTTR Staff development Programme by SPEC.

Attended AICTE sponsored short term course on Air Quality Modelling held between 10.11.2014 to 15.11.2014 at IITM.

Workshop, Seminar and conference organized: Coordinator for DRDO sponsored National Conference on Emerging Trends and Innovations in Chemical Engineering, 27th-28th March 2009,

Department of Chemical Engineering, St. Peter’s Engineering College, Chennai.

Coordinator for DRDO sponsored National Workshop on Alternate Fuels & Challenges Ahead in Chemical Engineering, 3rd to 5th November 2008, Department of Chemical Engineering, St.

Peter’s Engineering College, Chennai.

Coordinator for National level Seminar on Computational Techniques and Practices for Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Chemical Engineering, 26th-27th September 2014,

Department of Chemical Engineering & IIChE-SVCE student chapter.

Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

Unit Operations – Module Coordinator

IInd Year Class Committee Chairperson

Faculty Advisor III Year A 1

IMA Lab Incharge

CH ISO Coordinator

NBA / NAAC/ AU Affiliation

Asst IQAC (AQAR) Coordinator

motorchip aiflasksideasketch website toygearbiotechnologydata-complexitypromotioncomputersoftwareweb-design idea-1 creativitymicroscopechemistrymodelassemblyplay-outlined-circular-buttonpausecreative open-bookteamwork-team gaugegoallaboratory mathematicsatommechanicmicroscope-1 factory sketch-1 charitysystempistonscruise envelopefacebook-placeholder-for-locate-places-on-mapssmartphone-callold-typical-phoneuserantennacoding computers-network-interface-symbolsearchgoodwillplay-buttonpause-1 tickleft-arrow