Annamalai University
Faculty Member Details

Staff Id : 03910
Name : Dr. R. RAVI
Designation : PROFESSOR
Qualification : B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D.,
Specialization : Environmental Biotechnology & Biological Treatment of Waste Gas
Date of Birth : 28-12-1974
Date of Joining : 23-03-1998
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
153,S5, Bharathidasan street,
Kanagasabai nagar,
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 81
Ph.D. 22

Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended -6--12
Conducted -2--1

Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 1-15,98,000/-
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
26 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
- 22 - 12 1 -

List of Publications - International
Tanushree Paul,Divya Baskaran, Kannan Pakshirajan,G.Pugazhenthi,Ravi Rajamanickam, "Bio-oil production by hydrothermal liquefaction of Rhodococcus opacus biomass utilizing refinery wastewater: Biomass valorization and process optimization.", Environmental Technology & Innovation, Volume 21, Number 101326, Feb 2021, pp. 1-16. 2021/
Divya Baskaran,Tanushree Paul, Kannan Pakshirajan,Muthu Krithivasan,M.G.Devanesan,Ravi Rajamanickam, "Batch degradation of trichloroethylene using oleaginous Rhodococcus opacus in a two-phase partitioning bioreactor and kinetic study.", Bioresource Technology Reports, Volume 11, Number 100437, Sep 2020, pp. 1-12. 2020.
Divya Baskaran, Arindam Sinharoy, Kannan Pakshirajan, Ravi Rajamanickam, "Gas-phase trichloroethylene removal by Rhodococcus opacus using an airlift bioreactor and its modeling by artificial neural network.", Chemosphere, Volume 247, Number 1, May 2020, pp. 1-10.
Divya Baskaran, Arindam Sinharoy, Tanushree Paul, Kannan Pakshirajan, Ravi Rajamanickam, "Performance evaluation and neural network modeling of trichloroethylene removal using a continuously operated two-phase partitioning bioreactor.", Environmental Technology & Innovation, Volume 17, Number 1, Feb 2020, pp. 1-12.
Divya Baskaran, Ravi Rajamanickam, Baskaran Vaidyalingam, "Effect of concentration and gas flow rate on the removal of gas-phase trichloroethylene in a novel packed biofilter.", Bioresource Technology Reports, Volume 9, Number 1, Feb 2020, pp. 1-10.
Ravi Rajamanickam, Divya Baskaran, Kauselya Kaliyamoorthi, V. Baskaran, Jagannathan Krishnan, "Steady State, transient behavior and kinetic modeling of benzene removal in an aerobic biofilter.", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Volume 8, Number 2, Jan 2020, pp. 1-8.
Divya Baskaran, Ravi Rajamanickam,KannanPakshirajan, "Experimental studies and neural network modeling of the removal of trichloroethylene vapor in a biofilter.", Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 250, Number 15, Nov 2019, pp. 1-8. 2019/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109385.
Divya Baskaran, Ravi Rajamanickam, "Aerobic biodegradation of trichloroethylene by consortium microorganism from turkey litter compost.", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Volume 7, Number 4, Aug 2019, pp. 1-7. 10.1016/j.jece.2019.103260.
Krishnan, J., Rajamanickam, R., & Vasudevan, J. , "Nitrogen and Sulphur Doped TiO2 for Photodegradation of Phenol under visible light.", Research journal of pharmaceutical biological and chemical sciences, Volume 8, Number 1, Apr 2017, pp. 360-364. 2017.
Ravi Rajamanickam, Divya Baskaran, "Biodegradation of gaseous toluene with mixed microbial consortium in a biofilter: steady state and transient operation.", Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, Volume 40, Number 12, Aug 2017, pp. 1801-1812. 2017.
Srikumar Malakar, Papita Das Saha, Divya Baskaran, Ravi Rajamanickam, "Microbial biofilter for toluene removal: performance evaluation, transient operation and theoretical prediction of elimination capacity.", Sustainable Environment Research , Volume 28, Number 3, Dec 2017, pp. 121-127. 2018.
Srikumar Malakar, Papita Das Saha, Divya Baskaran, Ravi Rajamanickam, "Comparative study of Biofiltration process for treatment of VOCs emission from Petroleum Refinery Wastewater â,“ A Review.", Environmental Technology & Innovation, Volume 8, Number 1, Oct 2017, pp. 441-461. 2017.
Ravi Rajamanickam; Kauselya Kaliyamoorthi; Narendiran Ramachandran ; Divya Baskaran; Jagannathan Krishnan, "Batch biodegradation of toluene by mixed microbial consortia and its kinetics.", International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, Volume 119, Number 1, Nov 2016, pp. 282-288. 2016.
K. Kauselya , R. Narendiran, and R. Ravi, "Biofilter for removal of volatile organic compound (VOCâ,"s)- A review.", International Journal of Environment and Bioenergy, Volume 10, Number 1, Jan 2015, pp. 1-8. 2015.
K. Kauselya , R. Narendiran, and R. Ravi, "Effect of pH and Inoculums Size on Benzene Biodegradation using Mixed Culture.", Journal of Advanced Chemical Sciences, Volume 1, Number 1, Mar 2015, pp. 20-21. 2015.
R.Ravi, LigyPhilip and T.Swaminathan , "Modified Rotating Biological contractor (RBC) for removal of dichloromethane vapors.", Environmental Technology, Volume 35, Number 25, Sep 2014, pp. 1-7. 2014/10.1080/09593330.2014.953553.
K. Kauselya , R. Narendiran, and R. Ravi , "Biodegradation of benzene in a batch reactor using Indigenous mixed microbial culture.", International Journal of Chem tech Research, Volume 6, Number 11, Oct 2014, pp. 4747-4290. 2014.
T.R.Manikkandan , K.Thirumavalavan ,R.Ravi *,R. Dhanasekar , "Simultaneous Production of Hydrogen and Ethanol from Sugarcane Bagasse Using Newly Isolated Strainy.", International Journal of Environment and Bioenergy, Volume 5, Number 3, 2013, pp. 136-148. 2013.
R.Ravi, LigyPhilip and T.Swaminathan, "Growth kinetics of an indigenous mixed microbial consortium during methylene chloride biodegradation in a batch reactor.", Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, Volume 30, Number 9, Sep 2013, pp. 1770-1774. 2013/10.1007/s11814-013-0099-3.
R.Ravi, LigyPhilip and T.Swaminathan , "Comparison of biological reactors (Biofilter, Biotrickling filter and Modified RBC) for treating dichloromethane vapors.", Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, Volume 85, Number 5, May 2010, pp. 634-639. 2010/
R.Ravi, LigyPhilip and T.Swaminathan, "Preformance evaluation of a compost biofilter treating Dichloromethane vapors.", International journal of Chemical Engineering Research , Volume 1, Number 2, Jun 2009, pp. 63-76. 2009.
J.Kishore Kumar, R. Ravi, and T.Karunanithi, "From Strach to Gulcose ,Hydrolysis of Tuberous root by bacillus cerus.", Chemical Engineering World, Volume 39, Number 8, Nov 2004, pp. 42-50. 2004.
List of Conferences - International
AnbilvairavanViswanathan, DivyaBaskaran, RameshSubbarayalu,Baskaran V, Ravi Rajamanickam, Utilization of Waste Newspaper for Bioethanol Production, nternational Conference on Biomass,fuels and Chemicals(BiFuChemi-2019), Sep 12-13, 2019, Department of Chemical Engineering,Annamalai university, pp. 174-176. Annamalai University, Bonfring.
Divya Baskaran, Ravi Rajamanickam, Biofiltration of gas-phase trichloroethylene using mixed culture, 4th International conference on Recent Advancements in Chemical Environmental and Energy Engineering(RACEEE-19), Feb 14-15, 2019, SSN college of Engineering Chennai, pp. 25-26. Chennai, India, SSN Chennai.
Rajamanickam Ravi, Performance of polystyrene spheres packed biotrickling filter inoculated with mixed culture for dichloromethane removal, The eleventh annual conference on the challenges in environmental science and Engineering (CESE 18), Nov 4-8, 2018, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 103-104. Bangkok, Thailand.
R. Ravi, Waste gas Treatment (VOCs) using different Biological Reactors, Recent trends in Bioprocessing for Healthcare, Energy and Environment (BPI 17), Dec 9-11, 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, pp. 29-30. IIT Guwahati, Assam.
Divya Baskaran, Ravi Rajamanickam, Microbial Degradation of Benzene by Mixed Cultures, 5th International Conference on Advances in Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering (ACBEE-17) 183, Mar 29-30, 2017, Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen, pp. 183-188. Singapore, Universal Researchers in Environmental & Biological Engineering (UREBE).
Ravi Rajamanickam, Kauselya Kaliyamoorthi, Narendiran Ramachandran, Performance of compost biofilter treating toluene vapors, The 6th international conference on biotechniques for air pollution control, Sep 2-4, 2015, Universiteit Gent, pp. 145-150. Ghent, Belgium.
K. Kauselya , R. Narendiran, and R. Ravi, Aerobic biodegradation and kinetic studies of toluene using mixed microbial consortium, International conference on Green Technology for Environmental Pollution Prevention and Control (ICGTEPC 2014), Sep 27-29, 2014, National Institute of Technology, pp. 149-150. Tiruchirappalli, NIT Trichy, India.
R.Ravi, LigyPhilip and T.Swaminathan , An Intelligent Neural Network Model for Evaluating Performance of compost biofilter treating dichloromethane vapors, 2010 Duke-UAM Conference on Biofiltration for air pollution control , Oct 28-29, 2010, Washington Dc , USA, pp. 210-214. Duke university,USA, Duke university,USA.
R.Ravi, LigyPhilip and T.Swaminathan , Removal of Dichloromethane Using Mixed Cultures In A Modified Rotating Biological Contactor, Biofilm Technologies Conference, Jan 8-10, 2008, Singapore, pp. 110-115. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, iwA.
R.Ravi, LigyPhilip and T.Swaminathan, Dichloromethane Removal Using Mixed Cultures In A Biofilter and A Modified Rotating Biological Contactor – Start Up Studies, Congress on Bio techniques for Air pollution Control, Oct 3-5, 2007, Spain, pp. 21-25. spain, Univ. of La Coruna ,Spain.
R.Ravi, L.Govindarajan and T.Karunanithi, Alternate Bioresource –Cyperus Rotundus for hydrolysis of strach to gulcose, In Proceedings of International congress of Indian Pharmacy Graduate 2003, Nov 8-9, 2003, Annamalai University , pp. 643-650. Annamalai University ,India, Annamalai University ,India.
J.Kishore Kumar, R. Ravi, and T.Karunanith, Hydrolysis of strach to gulcose by bacillus , , In Proceedings of International conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering , Aug 27-29, 2003, Malaysia, pp. 643-650. Universiti Malaysia Saba , Malaysia, Universiti Malaysia Saba , Malaysia.
List of Book Published
R. Ravi, K. Sarayu, S. Sandhya and T. Swaminathan, Air Pollution Prevention and Control: Bioreactors and Bioenergy:Chapter 9 Rotating Biological Contactors , John Wiley & Sons Ltd European Distribution Centre New Era Estate Oldlands Way Bognor Regis West Sussex PO22 9NQ UK: Wiley Publication, 978-1-119-94331-0, pp. 207-243. Apr 2013,
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - LM-27002
Indian Society for Technical Education - LM33875
List of Awards
Best Researcher for Publications - Annamalai University - 2019 -2020