Name Dr. Keerthi R
Designation Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest Air quality modeling Bioreactor study Waste water treatment
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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering (2015 – 2020)

National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Kerala

  • Worked under Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment funded project – Investigation over the Experimental and Mathematical modeling of Aerosols in Kozhikode District 
  • Master of Technology in Industrial Pollution Control (2013 – 2015)

National Institute of Technology, Karnataka

  • Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering (2009 – 2013)

TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala

Academic Experience

Adhoc Assistant Professor at National Institute of Technology Calicut (July 2015- December 2015)

Academic Assistant at National Institute of Technology Calicut (December 2015-December 2019)

Courses Handled

Environmental Science and Engineering

Industrial Safety Engineering

Mass Transfer

Transport Phenomena

Materials Science and Technology

Mechanical Operations

Research & Consultancy

Doctoral Research Scholar at National Institute of Technology Calicut (December 2015-December 2019)


•        R. Keerthi, N. Selvaraju, Lity Alen Varghese & N. Anu (2018): Source apportionment studies for particulates (PM10) in Kozhikode, South Western India using a combined receptor model, Chemistry and Ecology, DOI: 10.1080/02757540.2018.1508460

•        Keerthi, R., Selvaraju, N. & Varghese, L.A. Use of combined receptor modeling technique for prediction of possible sources of particulate pollution in Kozhikode, India, Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. (2019).

•        R. Keerthi, N. Selvaraju, and L. Alen Varghese, “Risk assessment and apportionment studies of particulate pollution at Ankamaly, South India,”16th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST 2019), Global Network of Environmental Science and Technology and University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece, September 2019

•        S. Rangabhashiyam, M.S. Giri Nandagopal, E. Nakkeeran, R. Keerthi & N. Selvaraju (2016): Use of Box–Behnken design of experiments for the adsorption of chromium using immobilized macroalgae, Desalination and Water Treatment, DOI:10.1080/19443994.2016.1163514

Conference / Workshop / FDP
  • Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) course on Multidimensional Engineering Approaches for resolving complex Environmental Issues, December 19-23, 2016
  • Indian International Conference on Air Quality Management organized by IIT Madras and University of Surrey, UK (6th -7th Dec 2018)
  • Winter School on Receptor Modeling Methods for Source Apportionment organized by IIT Madras and University of Surrey, UK (3rd -5th Dec 2018)
  • International Conference on Energy and Environment Global Challenges organized by NIT Calicut (9th -10th Mar 2018)
  • Short Term Training Programme on Theory and Applications of Adsorption Process organized by NIT Calicut (27th Jun – 2nd July)
  • National workshop on MATLAB and its Applications organized by NIT Calicut (7th – 9th Mar 2017)
  • Workshop on National Information System for Climate and Environment Studies Data Products organized by National Remote Sensing Centre, ISRO and NIT Calicut (26th Feb 2018)
  • National workshop on Research Methodology organized by NIT Calicut (7th – 9th Mar 2017)
  • TEQUIP-II sponsored Lecture Series on Advances in Process Control organized by NIT Surathkal (4th -5th Oct 2013)
  • ANSYS Fluent Training Programme conducted by Innovent Engineering Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore (11th-12thApr 2014)
  • Short-term course on “Design of Experiments with Statistical Modeling”sponsored by AICTE at TKM College of Engineering Kollam (25th Feb to 2nd Mar 2019)
  • Presented a paper on “Biofibers and its Application”for Conjura – a National Level Symposium at TKMCE (2012)
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Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

Kinetics & Process Control Module Member.

Faculty Advisor III Year A2

Asst. CMS Coordination (Autonomous)

Asst. CMS Coordination (CBCS)

Asst Feedback Collection Coordinator

Dept. Library In-charge;

Book Purchase

B.Tech Project Coordination

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