Name Dr. N. P. Kavitha Ph. D.
Designation Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest Heat Transfer, Process Equipment Design, Wastewater Treatment, CFD Modeling, Numerical Modelling
Room No.
Intercom No. 551
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B Tech Chemical Engineering – Kongu Engineering College, Bharathiar University (1998)

M Tech Chemical Engineering – AC Tech Campus, Anna University (2013)

Ph.D Chemical Engineering – Anna University (2019)

Academic Experience


Teaching Fellow Department of Chemical Engineering, AC Tech, Anna University July 2013 Dec 2013 (6 months)


Senior Research Fellow – Department of Chemical Engineering, AC Tech, Anna University Dec 2013 to Sep 2014 (9 months)

Women Scientist DST, Department of Chemical Engineering, AC Tech, Anna University, Sep 2014 to Sep 2017 (3 years)

Research Fellow Department of Chemical Engineering, AC Tech, Anna University, Sep 2017 to Mar 2019


Working & Financial Partner � NMP Pulp Products May 1998 to May 2003 (5 years)

Technical Development Engineer, IWL Limited, Chennai, July 2007 to Sep 2011

Courses Handled

Chemical Process Calculations
Transport Phenomena
Mass Transfer
Heat Transfer
Chemical Reaction Engineering
Process Equipment Design
Mechanics of Solids
Fluidization Engineering

Research & Consultancy

Kavitha Nagarasampatti Palani, Kamalakannan Vasantha Palaniappan, Manokaran Janakiraman, Nithya Ramasamy, Balasubramanian Natesan, Electrooxidation integrated membrane bioreactor for pharmaceutical wastewater treatment to mitigate fouling, Canadian journal of chemical Engineering.

Kavitha Nagarasampatti Palani,Darshini Saravanan,KamalakannanVasantha Palaniappan, Shanmuga Sundar, N. Balasubramanian, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2019, 36, 2, pp 265�27.

Kavitha Nagarasampatti Palani, Nithya Ramasamy, Kamalakannan Vasantha Palaniappan, Yun Suk Huh Balasubramanian Natesan, Development of integrated membrane bioreactor and numerical modelling to mitigate fouling and reduced energy consumption in pharmaceutical wastewater treatment, Journal of Industrial Engineering & Chemistry, 2019, 76, 25, 150-159.

Vadivel S, Kamalakannan V.P, Kavitha N. P, Santhoshini Priya T, Balasubramanian. N, Development of novel Ag modified BiOF squares/g-C3N4 composite for photocatalytic applications, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing.

Kavitha Nagarasampatti Palani, Sivaranjani, Kamalakannan Vasantha Palaniappan, Jonna Narendranath, Balasubramanian Natesan, Estimation of mass transfer coefficient through modeling and operating cost analysis in electrolytic and integrated process for removal of Selenium, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy.

Kavitha N P, Thanigaivel M, Shanmuga Sundar, Hima Bindhu Gosala, Krishnamoorthi S, Yun Suk Huh, Efficacy, Efficacy of organic pollutant removal from pharmaceutical wastewater using rotating disc electrochemical reactor, Water Science & Technology.

Kavitha N P, Kamalakannan V P, Hima Bindhu Gosala, Natesan Balasubramanian, CFD Modeling of microfiltration membrane in membrane bioreactor, Water Supply, Under Review.

Conference / Workshop / FDP

Attended 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.

V P Kamalakannan, N P Kavitha, Keerthi, N Balasubramanian, Development of integrated membrane process for wastewater treatment and reuse, IECT, Indonesia.

Priyavadhanaa B V, Kavitha N P, Hima Bindhu Gosala, Naveen T, Natesan Balasubramanian, Simulation of hollow fibre membrane in membrane bioreactor, NITT, Trichy.

AICTE Sponsored Thermodynamics in Chemical Engineering held at AC Tech Anna University, Dec 2013.

FDP on Mechanics of Solids at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, April 2019

AICTE Sponsored Chemical Reaction Engineering II held at AC Tech Anna University, April 2019.

AICTE Sponsored Instrumental Methods and Analysis at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, November 2019

Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

Kinetics & Process Control Module Member.

Faculty Advisor IV year B2

Process Control Lab In-charge

Anti-Ragging Duty Coordinator

Assist TT Coordinator;

E – Coordinator

B.Tech Project Coordination

  • Women Scientist DST, Department of Chemical Engineering, AC Tech, Anna University, Sep 2014 to Sep 2017 (3 years)
  • Project Completed funding from DST – WOSA entitled, “Electrooxidation integrated ozonated membrane bioreactor to mitigate fouling in wastewater treatment” worth of Rs.20, 00,080/-
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