Congratulations to Ayyadurai Saravanakumar- Bioenergy- Best Researcher  - Award Winner 2023🏆

Dr. Ayyadurai Saravanakumar:

Dr. Ayyadurai Saravanakumar, born on May 6, 1977, began his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Jayaraj Chelladurai College, Madurai Kamaraj Universityacademic achievements culminated in a Ph.D. in Energy from Madurai Kamaraj University in 2008. His doctoral research was supported by the National Renewable Energy Fellowship program, spanning from Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from 2000 to 2003 to Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from 2003 to 2006. This program was sponsored by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, through the Centre for Energy Studies at IIT Delhi

professional profile:

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Ayyadurai Saravanakumar embarked on his academic journey by obtaining a Ph.D. in Energy in 2008 from Madurai Kamaraj University. His doctoral research was sponsored by the National Renewable Energy Fellowship program from 2000 to 2006, a commendable tenure that laid the foundation for his expertise in bio-energy.

Professional Endeavors

With a total working experience of 20 years and 10 months, Dr. Saravanakumar has a diverse professional background. His recent role is as an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Research in Environment, Sustainability, Advocacy, and Climate Change (REACH) at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, where he has been contributing since August 2020.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Saravanakumar's extensive research experience spans various organizations and roles, including research positions in Biomass Energy R&D, Renewable Energy R&D, and Bio-Energy R&D. His research focuses on Biomass Gasification Technologies, Biomass to Charcoal conversion technologies, and Computational modeling of long stick wood gasifiers.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Saravanakumar has earned recognition for his work, as evidenced by a patent granted for a Gasifier and a Process for Production of Producer Gas. He has also published numerous papers in international journals and presented at both national and international conferences.

Impact and Influence

His work has practical applications, evident in projects like the 2MWth and 1MWth Biomass Gasifier Project, showcasing his dedication to sustainable energy solutions. Additionally, his computational models contribute to evaluating the anticipated performance characteristics of gasifiers.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Saravanakumar's legacy includes significant contributions to the field of bio-energy and renewable technologies. With a rich academic, research, and teaching background, his future contributions are likely to further advance sustainable solutions in the realm of energy and environmental studies.

Notable Publication:

Experimental investigation and modelling study of long stick wood gasification in a top lit updraft fixed bed gasifier

Pyrolysis of lignocellulosic, algal, plastic, and other biomass wastes for biofuel production and circular bioeconomy: A review of thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) approach

Experimental investigations of long stick wood gasification in a bottom lit updraft fixed bed gasifier

Flaming pyrolysis model of the fixed bed cross draft long-stick wood gasifier

Numerical modelling of a fixed bed updraft long stick wood gasifier

Mass and energy analysis of a 60 kWth updraft gasifier using large size biomass

Operation and modelling of an updraft long-stick wood gasifier

Pilot-scale study on downdraft gasification of municipal solid waste with mass and energy balance analysis

For Waste to Energy, Assessment of Fluff Type Solid Refuse Fuel by Thermal Characteristics Analyses

Experimental investigations on sugarcane bagasse pyrolytic oil production from flash pyrolysis using a rotary screw reactor

Ayyadurai Saravanakumar- Bioenergy- Best Researcher – Award Winner 2023🏆

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