Profile
Name Dr. N. Deepa Priya
Designation Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Process Modelling and Simulation, Transport Phenomena, Modern Separation Processes
Room No. 6102
Intercom No.
Mobile 8056542401
Email Id (Official) deepapriya@svce.ac.in
Email Id (Personal) dppriya1984@gmail.com
Qualification
  • Anna University, Chennai. (2019)
  • M.Tech (Chemical Engineering), Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai (2013) – FIRST RANK HOLDER
  • B.Tech. (Petro Chemical Technology), Bharadidasan University, Trichy (2005)

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Indian Institute of Chemical Engineering – Life Member
  • Indian Society for Technical Education     – Life Member
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) – Life Member
Academic Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode, Tamilnadu. (May 2013 – Feb 2020)

Courses Handled

Courses handled for Undergraduate students

  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Process Modelling and Simulation
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Modern Separation Processes
  • Petroleum Refinery Engineering
  • Oil and Natural Gas Engineering
  • Food Process Plant Layout and Safety

Courses handled for Postgraduate students

  • Modelling and Simulation in Chemical Industries
  • Petroleum Refinery Engineering
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for Chemical Engineers
  • Energy Management in Chemical Industries
  • Pilot Plant Scale up Methods
  • Food Process Engineering and Technology

Laboratory courses handled

  • Process Simulation Laboratory
  • Process Computation Laboratory
  • Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory
  • Process Dynamics and Control Laboratory
Research & Consultancy

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapter

  • N.Deepa Priya & Dr.K.Saravanan, Biofuels : An Alternate Energy In: Introduction to Energy Engineering. Dr.K.Kumaraguru and Dr.M.Arulmozhi (Editors), ASSVET International Publishers Co., 2018. ISBN: 978-81-932456-8-2.

Journal Articles

  • N.Deepa Priya,K.Saravanan,P.Elangovan,S.Kannan & S.S.Manikandavasan, “Mass transfer studies in three phase stirred fluidized bed using nanofluids”, Chemistry research journal Vol.5, no.2, pp.75-81, March 2020.
  • A.S.Periasamy Manikandan, S.Akila & N.Deepa Priya, “Mass transfer performance of Al2O3 nanofluids for CO2 absorption in a wetted wall column”, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 6, pp.1329-1331, June 2019.
  • N.Deepa Priya, K.Saravanan, Basil Thampi, A,Kesavan and P.Kathirvel, “Mass transfer studies in stirred fluidized bed”, American International Journal of Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Technology and Mathermatics, Special issue of National Conference on Current and Emerging Process Technologies, pp. 37-41, 25 January 2019.
  • Deepa Priya, Dr.K.Saravanan and R.Akshaya “Studies on fluidization of sand particles in a three-phase stirred fluidized bed using response surface methodology”, Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol.121, pp. 284-290, July 2018.
  • Deepa Priya and Dr.K.Saravanan “Review on capacitive deionization: A novel method of water purification”, International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol.1, No.8, pp.232-238, December 2017.
  • Deepa Priya, S.Manoj Pradeep and Dr.K.Saravanan, “Hydrodynamics and CFD modelling of food materials using circulating fluidized bed”, International Journal of Chemtech Research, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 276-288, April 2017.
  • Deepa Priya, A.S.Periasamy Manikandan, D.Nesakumar & Dr.K.Saravanan “Thermal Design of Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger for Kerosene – Cooling Water System Using HTRI Software”, International Journal of Engineering Research-Online, Vol. 5, , Issue 1, pp.173-176, Jan-Feb 2017.
  • S.Periasamy Manikandan, D.Nesakumar and N.Deepa Priya “Study of burst strength and deinking efficiency of recycled pulp by using enzymatic deinking method”, International Journal of Engineering Research-Online, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp.11-15, Jan-Feb 2017.
  • Deepa Priya and Dr.K.Saravanan “Optimization of design parameters in circulating fluidized bed for food materials using response surface methodology”, International Journal of Chemtech Research, Vol.6 No.10 pp.4492-4496 September – October 2014.
  • Shri Kannan C, Mohan Kumar K S, Sakeer Hussain M, Deepa Priya N and Saravanan K “Studies on Reuse of Re-Refined used Automotive Lubricating Oil”, Research Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol.3 No.6 pp.8-14 June 2014
  • Deepa Priya N, Priyenka Devi K S and Saravanan K “Treatment of Tannery Effluent An Overview”, Process Plant Engineering, Vol.XXXI, No.3 pp.56-60 October – December 2013.
  • Deepa Priya N, Priyenka Devi K S Saravanan K and K.Chandramohan “Drying of Food Materials – A Critical Review”, Process Plant Engineering, Vol.XXXI, No.3 pp.47-55 October – December 2013.
  • Natarajan Deepa Priya, Kaliannan Saravanan, Subbaiyan Manoj Pradeep and Nallusamy Subramanian “Studies on Hydrodynamics of Food Grains in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, International Journal of Advancements in Research & Technology, Vol.2 No.5 pp.73-76 May 2013.
  • Subramanian, Dr.K.Saravanan and N.Deepa Priya, “Drying Characterisitics of Ragi using Circulating Fluidized Bed”,  Research Journal of Chemical Sciences, Vol.3, No.1 pp.67-71 January 2013.

Paper Presented in International Conferences

  • N.Deepa Priya, R.Akshaya and Dr.K.Saravanan, “Studies in fluidization of sand particles in three-phase stirred fluidized bed using response surface methodology”, International Conference on Recent Advancements in Chemical, Environmental and Energy Engineering (RACEEE-2018), SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, 15-16 Febrauary 2018, (RECEIVED BEST PAPER AWARD).
  • N.Deepa Priya and Dr.Saravanan Kaliannan, “Hydrodynamics and CFD modeling of food materials using Circualting Fluidized Bed”, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, The 69th Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, CHEMCON-2016, 27-30 December 2016.
  • N.Deepa Priya and Dr.K.Saravanan, “Prediction on minimum fluidization velocity in solid-liquid fluidized bed”, International Conference of Energy, Environment and Engineering ICEEE-2016, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, March 2016.

 Paper Presented in National Conferences

  • N.Deepa Priya, Dr.K.Saravanan, Basil Thampi, A,Kesavan and P.Kathirvel, “Mass transfer studies in stirred fluidized bed”, 2nd National Conference on Current and Emerging Process Technologies, CONCEPT – 2019, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, 25 January 2019.
  • N.Deepa Priya, Dr.K.Saravanan, Basil Thambi, A.Kesavan and P.Kathirvel, “Mass transfer studies in agitated fluidized bed”, National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering, RACE – 2018, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, September 28 & 29, 2018.
  • S.Naveen, N.S.Soundharya Dharshini, P.Shunmugakumar and N.Deepa Priya, “Removal of pyridine from aqueous solution using low cost activated carbon derived from agricultural wastes”, National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering, RACE – 2018, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, September 28 & 29, 2018.
  • N.Deepa Priya, V.Sangeetha and G.Nicewin Raja, “Hydrodynamics characteristic of three-phase stirred fluidized bed”, National Conference on Biotechnology for sustainable development, HAPTEN – 2018, Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai, March 16 & 17, 2018.
  • R.Akshaya, N.Deepa Priya and Dr.K.Saravanan, “Agitated fluidization of solids using mechanical stirring”, National Conference on Current & Emerging Process Technologies – CONCEPT – 2018, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, 09 September 2018.
  • N.Deepa Priya, R.Akshaya and Dr.K.Saravanan, “Fluid Dynamics of Gas-Liquid Stirred Fluidized Bed : Prediction of Pressure Drop”, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Chemical and Petrochemical Technology (NETCPT 2017), Anna University, Trichy, September 25, 2017. WON SECOND PRIZE.
  • N.Deepa Priya and Dr.K.Saravanan, “Energy efficient exchanger for effective operation”, National conference on Energy, Environment and Ethics E3-2016, Periyar University, Salem, March 2016.
  • N.Deepa Priya and S.Mukesh, “Deinking Technology of Recycled Paper”, DBT sponsored conference on Advanced Computational Intelligence for Big Data in Biomedicine and its Applications, Department of Information Technology, Kongu Engineering College,December 2015.
  • N.Deepa Priya and Dr.K.Saravanan, “Reducing Environmental Impacts by using Baggase in Paper Manufacturing”, Advances in Food, Chemical and Biotechnology (AFCB – 2K14), Department of Food Technology, Kongu Engineering College, September 2014.
  • N.Deepa Priya and Dr.K.Saravanan, “Optimization of Design Parameters in Circulating Fluidized Bed for Food Materials using Response Surface Methodology”, Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering (RACE-2014), Annamalai University, Chidambaram, July 2014.

SPONSORED PROGRAMMES ORGANISED:

  • Conducted AICTE sponsored one day National Seminar on “Recent Developments in Membrane Bioreactors” (17.11.2017) for faculty from Engineering and Polytechnic Colleges (Fund amount : Rs.1,00,000/-).
  • Conducted AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Innovations in Green Technology and its Applications in Green Synthesis and Sequestration of Industrial Pollutants towards Sustainable Development” (11.2019 to 10.12.2019) for faculty from Engineering and Polytechnic Colleges (Fund amount: Rs.4,25,000/-).

 

SEMINAR / WORKSHOP CONDUCTED:

  • Conducted a Workshop on “ASPEN HYSYS” (07.02.2020) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted a Workshop on “Hands-on Training in Process Simulation and Optimization of Chemical Plants (PSOCP – 18)” (18.08.2018 to 19.08.2018) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted a Workshop on “Hands-on Training on Simulation of Heat Exchanger – Design and Performance” (19.08.2017) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted a Workshop on “Hands-on Training in Process Simulation and Optimization of Chemical Plants (PSOCP – 17)” (04.08.2017 to 05.08.2017) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted a Workshop on “Hands-on Training in Process Simulation and Optimization of Chemical Plants (PSOCP – 17)” (03.03.2017) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted Two-day Workshop on “Hands-on Training using Process Simulator” (25.02.2016 & 26.02.2016) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted Two-day Workshop on “Heat Exchangers” (21.01.2016 & 22.01.2016) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted a Workshop on “Optimization using Design of Experiments” (10.10.2014) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted Two-day Workshop on “Hands-on Training in HYSYS Software” (26.03.2014 & 27.03.2014) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.
  • Conducted a National level Seminar on “Trends and Opportunities in Chemical and Petroleum Industries for Fresh Engineers and Technologists” (21.03.2014) for Final Year Students and Faculty from various Institutions.

 

VALUE ADDED COURSES CONDUCTED:

  • Conducted one credit course on “14VAC21-Applications of HYSYS software in Chemical Engineering” in the academic year 2019-2020 (Odd Semester).
  • Conducted a Non-Formal Course on “Hands-on Training in HYSYS Software” (01.07.2019 to 26.07.2019) for Pre-Final and Final Year Students.
  • Conducted a Non-Formal Course on “Hands-on Training in HYSYS Software” (16.07.2018 to 10.08.2018) for Pre-Final and Final Year Students.
  • Conducted one credit course on “14VAC21-Applications of HYSYS software in Chemical Engineering” in the academic year 2018-2019 (Odd Semester).
  • Conducted one credit course on “Air cooled Exchanger: Design and Optimization” in the academic year 2018-19.
  • Conducted a Non-Formal Course on “Hands-on Training in HYSYS Software” (04.09.2017 to 28.09.2017) for Pre-Final and Final Year Students.
  • Conducted one credit course on “14VAC21-Applications of HYSYS software in Chemical Engineering” in the academic year 2016-2017 (Odd Semester).
  • Conducted a Non-Formal Course on “Hands-on Training in HYSYS Software” (18.07.2016 to 11.08.2016) for Pre-Final and Final Year Students.
  • Conducted a Non-Formal Course on “Hands-on Training in HYSYS Software” (10.08.2015 to 23.09.2015) for Pre-Final and Final Year Students.
  • Conducted a Non-Formal Course on “Hands-on Training in HYSYS Software” (02.02.2015 to 24.02.2015) for Pre-Final and Final Year Students.
  • Conducted a Non-Formal Course on “Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics” (03.03.2014 to 19.03.2014) for Pre-Final, Final Year and PG Students.
  • Conducted a Non-Formal Course on “Hands-on Training in Aspen Plus with Industrial Case Studies” (29.07.2013 to 19.08.2013) for Pre-Final and Final Year Students.
Conference / Workshop / FDP
  • Attended National Conference on “Recent Advances in Membrane Process for Waste Treatment” at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore from 26.07.2013 & 27.07.2013.
  • Undergone Industrial Training at Chettinad Cement, Karur, from 12.05.2014 to 19.05.2014.
  • Attended Two Week ISTE Workshop on “Fluid Mechanics” under National Mission on education through ICT (MHRD) at Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai from 20.05.2014 to 30.05.2014.
  • Undergone Industrial Training at Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Chennai from 18.05.2015 to 22.05.2015.
  • Attended Two week ISTE STTP on “Environmental Studies” under National Mission on education through ICT (MHRD) and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay at Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai from 02.06.2015 to 12.06.2015.
  • Attended FDP on “Planning and Executing an International Quality Ph.D” at KCG College of Technology, Chennai from 08.01.2016 to 09.01.2016.
  • Attended Training Programme on MATLAB for Process Control at Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kalavakkam, Kanchipuram from 20.07.2019 to 22.07.2019.
  • Attended Training course on “PROSIMULATOR Software Package” at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai from 31.08.2016 to 02.09.2016.
  • Attended Two Day National Level Technical Workshop on “CFD Analysis for Industrial Purpose” at Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur from 21.09.2017 to 22.09.2017.
  • Attended ICMR sponsored One Day National Seminar on “Integrated Approaches towards Nutrition Development of Rural Communities in India” at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai on 27.10.2017.
  • Attended 3rd Annual Women’s Meet (AWM – 2018) at organized by Venus Foundations, Chennai on 03.03.2018.
  • Undergone Industrial Training at Sim Infosystems Private Ltd., Chennai from 27.05.2019 to 03.06.2019.
  • Attended AICTE sponsored Short Term Course on “Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Laboratory for Undergraduates” at IIT Madras from 24.06.2019 to 29.06.2019.
  • Attended AICTE sponsored six days Short Term Training Programme on “Instrumental Methods of Analysis” at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Pennalur, Sriperumbudur from 04.11.2019 to 09.11.2019.
Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

ISO File Management

Achievements
  • Received “Best Young Women Engineer” in Chemical Engineering Division from The Institute of Engineers (India) (IEI) on 11.03.2019
  • Received “Best Teacher National Award” from IRDP Group of Journals on 28.10.2018
  • Received “Best Academic Familiar Female Faculty Award” from South Indian ASDF Awards, Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculty, Bengaluru on 07.04.2018
  • Received “Young Women in Engineering Award” from Venus International Foundation, Chennai on 03.03.2018
  • Received “BEST FACULTY AWARD” from Kongu Engineering College for the academic year 2014-15.
  • First Rank Holder in M. Tech.
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