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Staff Id : 05526
Name : Dr. K. MANIKANDAN
Designation : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department : CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Qualification : M.E.,Ph.D
Specialization : BIO FUELS, Bio Energy BIOTECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRIAL SAFETY ENGINEERING,
Date of Birth : 27-07-1978
Date of Joining : 10-12-2001
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
34, Shanthi Nagar,
Chidambaram - 608 001.
9489229327kmchemical_27@yahoo.co.in
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 1010
Ph.D. 01


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 12212-7
Conducted 51511


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed -1RS 5000
Ongoing 1-Rs9.36lakhs
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
22 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
1 11 17 12 11

List of Publications - National
K.MANIKANDAN V.SARAVANNAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, "Kinetic studies on ethanol production from banana peel waste using mutant strain of Sachharomyces cerevisiae..", Indian journal of Biotechnology, Volume 7, Number 1, Jan 2008, pp. 83-88. 2008.
List of Publications - International
Sothivanan Shanmugam, *, Manikandan Kanagasabai, Elamparuthi Devanathan, "A Review in Enhancing Hydrological Safety by Implementing Risk Management Strategies.", Hydrology, Volume 10, Number 01, Jan 2022, pp. 12-20. 10.11648/j.hyd.20221001.12.
Sothivanan S, *, Manikandan K, Elamparuthi D, "A Colossal Analysis on Risk Assessment and HAZOP Studies in Petrochemical Industries.", Recent Advances in Petrochemical Science, Volume 7, Number 2, Feb 2022, pp. 19-22. 10.19080/RAPSCI.2022.07.555707.
Sothivanan S, *, Manikandan K, Nakeeran E, "Review of Human Factors Handling Safety Critical Equipment in Process Industries.", DICKENSIAN , Volume 22, Number 5, May 2022, pp. 706-716. 10.12001.DK.J2022.V22.I5.258.
Sothivanan S, *, Manikandan K, Elamparuthi D, ", Review Of Human Factors Handling Safety Critical Equipment In Process Industry.", DICKENSIAN , Volume 22, Number 5, May 2022, pp. 717-724. 10.12001.DK.J2022.V22.I5.259.
Kanagasabai Manikandan, Selvanarayanan Rengadurai, Elango Babu, Shanmugam Sothivanan, "Optimization Studies in Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation of Wheat Bran Flour into Ethanol.", Food and Nutrition Sciences, Volume 13, Number 5, May 2022, pp. 463-470. 10.4236/fns.2022.135034.
S. Rengadura, B. Preetha, A. Ashok Kumar, K. Manikandan and P. Elavarasan, "External Mass Transfer Model for Degradation of Simulated Textile Effluent In Packed Bed Reactor.", Rasayan Journal of Chemistry, Volume 14, Number 1, Jan 2021, pp. 254-260. http://dx.doi.org/10.31788/ RJC.2021.1416087.
J. Jayachitra, E. Babu and K. Manikandan, "Biosorption of Cr (VI) By Trichoderma harizianum A Novel Biosorbent.", Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Volume 12, Number 06, Dec 2021, pp. 2193-2198. Centre for Advanced Research in Agricultural Sciences.
M.Karuppaiya K.MANIKANDAN t.vIRUTHAGIRI, "Statistical Screening of Medium Components on Ethanol Production from Cashew Apple Juice using Saccharomyces Diasticus.", International Journal of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Volume 6, Number 1, Jan 2012, pp. 108-111. 2012.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, "optimization of C/N ratio of the medium and fermentation conditions of ethanol production from Tapioca starch using coculture of Aspergillus niger and saccharomyces cerevisiae.", International journal of Chemtech research, Volume 2, Number 2, Oct 2010, pp. 947-955. 2010.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, "Kinetic and optimization studies on ethanol production from corn flour.", World Academy of Science Engineering & Technology, Volume 4, Number 24, Jan 2010, pp. 856-860. 2010.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, "Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of wheat bran flour into ethanol using coculture of amylotic Aspergillus niger and thermo tolerant Kluyveromyces marxianus .", Frontiers of Chemical Engineering in China, Volume 3, Number 3, Sep 2009, pp. 240-249. 2009.
List of Conferences - National
M.karuppaiya, K.Manikandan and Dr.T.Viruthagiri, Optimization studies in Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation of Wheat Bran flour into Ethanol , Recent trends in Chemical and Environmental Biotechnology, Feb 14-15, 2020, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 198-200. Tamilnadu, Department of Chemical Engg Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan & M.Karuppaiya, Industrial waste water treatment an Overview, Environmental Pollution and control Technologies EPACT-2019, Aug 30-31, 2019, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 177-179. Tamilnadu, Department of Chemical Engg Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan S.Rengadurai SB RiswanAli T.Viruthagiri, Development aned evaluation of frozent dessert from coconut milk, Food Processing and Preservation Biochemical principles Quality and safety FPP-2019, Mar 23-24, 2019, Department of Chemical Engg, Annamalai University, pp. 104-106. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engg, Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan M.Karuppaiya S.Subaghar R.Rahul, Optimizational effect of parameters over the banana wine production, Food Processing and Preservation Biochemical principles Quality and safety FPP-2019, Mar 22-23, 2019, Department of Chemical Engg, Annamalai University, pp. 94-96. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engg, Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan M.Karuppaiya T.Viruthagiri, Statistical medium optimization studes in industrial ethanol production from waste corn flour by ssf process in batch fermentor, Industrial Pollution Control Technology -2019, Mar 13-14, 2019, Department of Chemical Engg, Annamalai University, pp. 124-127. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engg, Annamalai University.
K. Manikandan, T. VIruthagiri, Ethanol production from agricultural wastes and industrial effluents, RAPIC-2018, Nov 12-16, 2018, Department of Chemical Engg, SRM University, Chennai, pp. 31-34. Chennai, Department of Chemical Engg, SRM University.
K. Manikandan, M. karuppaiya, T. VIruthagiri, Statistical medium optimization studies in bioethonal production using corn starch by see process, CHEMCON-2015, Dec 27-30, 2015, Department of Chemical Engg, IITG, Guwhati, pp. 341-343. Guwhati, India, Department of Chemical Enng, IITG, Guwhati.
K. Manikandan, M. karuppaiya, T. VIruthagiri, Production and characterization of biosurfactants by bacillus subtitles from oil contaminated soil, CHEMCON-2015, Dec 27-30, 2015, Department of Chemical Engg, IITG, Guwhati, pp. 124-126. Guwhati, India, Department of Chemical Engg, Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan, Industrial Effluent Treatment an Overview, Industrial Effluent treatment Emerging Trendsa and Challanges Ahead, Jun 11-14, 2012, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 73-89. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri, Optimization in Bioethanol production from corn flour using SSF, 27th National convention of Chemical Engineers on Bio- Fuels Towards energy security and environmental protection, Sep 30-1, 2011, IEI Vishakapatinam, pp. 63-73. Vishakapatinam, IEI Vishakapatnam Local Center.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri Sathyananadam irku, Development and evaluation of fortified frozen dessert containing Soy milk and Cocunut milk , CHEMCON 2010, Dec 27-30, 2010, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 16-18. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan T Viruthagiri, Fermentation of Wheat bran flour into ethanol using coculture of amylotic A. niger and thermotolerent k. marxianus , Chemical Engineering Congress -2008, Dec 27-30, 2008, Chandigarh, pp. 14-16. Chandigarh, IIChE.
K.Manikandan T Viruthagiri, Simultaneous sachharification and fermentation of tapioca flour into ethanol using coculture method, Chemical Engineering Congress -2008, Dec 27-30, 2008, Chandigarh, pp. 32-35. Chandigarh, IIChE.
K.Manikandan T Viruthagiri, Fermentation of Wheat bran flour into ethanol using coculture of amylotic A. niger and thermotolerent k. marxianus , All India seminar on BioDiesel and Ethanol as sources of Renewable energy , Sep 23-24, 2008, Bangalore, pp. 101-106. Bangalore, IEI.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, Production of Ethanol from waste Wheat flour by SSF process, FUELS FOR THE FUTURE, Mar 7-8, 2007, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 1-11. Annamalai Universitry, Annamalai University.
K.Manikandan V.Saravannan T.Viruthagiri, Optimization studies in enzyme hydrolysis of starch, Biotechnology in Genomics Era, Mar 3-4, 2006, Department of Biotechnology Adhiyamaan college of Engineering Hosur, pp. 15-16. Hosur, Adhiyamaan college of Engineering.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri, Enzyme Hydrolysis of starch, National Seminar on Protein Engineering, Mar 18-19, 2005, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 12-13. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University.
List of Conferences - International
MANIKANDAN K, AKASH BABU J.S, Optimization studies in simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of pineapple peel waste to ethanol, Bioenergy, Environment & Sustainable Technologies â,“ BEST2023, Oct 18-20, 2023, Department of Biotechnology, Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai., pp. 6-7. Tiruvannamalai, Department of Biotechnology, Anna Bioresearch Foundation, Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai,.
Sothivanan. S, K. Manikandan, , Analysis on Eliminating Varied Industries Unforeseen Process Safety Events, International Conference on â,œChallenges in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering for Sustainable Development (CBSD)â,, Mar 22-24, 2022, Department of Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University.Annamalainagar, pp. 88-89. Annamalai nagar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University..
Sothivanan. S, K. Manikandan, Nakkeeran. E, Analysis of Safety Critical Equipment Management by Human Factors in industries, 4 th International E-Conference On Incipient Research In Information Technology, Commerce, Management And Linguistics- 2021, Sep 17-18, 2021, Qyaide Milleth college of men Chennai, pp. 186-187. Chennai, Qyaide Milleth college of men Chennai.
M.karuppaiya, K.Manikandan and Dr.T.Viruthagiri, Optimization studies in Simultaneous Sachharification and fermentation of pineapple peel into ethanol in batch fermentation, Biomass, Fuels and Chemicals, BiFuChemi19, Sep 12-13, 2019, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 167-170. Tamilnadu, Bonfring publishers.
R.Ragul, M.Karuppaiya, M.G.Devanesan & K.Manikandan, Isolation of Novel compounds from Marine actinomycetes for anti bio film activity against Biofilm forming ESBL Resistant pathogens in urinary tract infections UTIS , Biomass, Fuels and Chemicals, BiFuChemi19, Sep 12-13, 2019, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 195-198. Tamilnadu, Bonfring publishers.
Arrivukkarasan.S Manikandan .K & Anuradha .S, Fermentative production of ethanol from oil free cashew nut shell fragments, Biomass, Fuels and Chemicals, BiFuChemi19, Sep 12-13, 2019, Department of Chemical Engineering Annamalai University, pp. 229-231. Tamilnadu, Bonfring publishers.
K. Manikandan, M. karuppaiya, T. VIruthagiri, Optimization studies in bioethonal production using ssf process, ICBC-2016, Dec 4-5, 2016, Chemical Enng, Annamalai University, pp. 70-72. Annamalainagar, Department of Chemical Engg, Annamalai University.
K. Manikandan, M. karuppaiya, T. VIruthagiri, Optimization of process variables using rsm for bioethonal production from starch, CHEMCON-2014, Dec 27-30, 2014, Department of Chemical Engg, Panjab University, Chandigarh, pp. 640-644. Chandigarh, India, Department of Chemical Enng, Panjab University.
K. Manikandan, M. karuppaiya, T. VIruthagiri, Optimization studies in bioethonal production from pineapple peel, CHEMCON-2014, Dec 27-30, 2014, Department of Chemical Engg, Panjab University, Chandigarh, pp. 441-445. Chandigarh, India, Department of Chemical Enng, Panjab University.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri, optimization studies in SSF of Pineapple waste into ethanol, Sustainable technologies for eneregy and environment in process industries Chemcon -2012, Dec 27-30, 2012, NIT Jalandhar, pp. 45-46. NIT Jalandhar, IIChe.
K.Manikandan T.Viruthagiri, Optimization of medium components in ethanol production from corn starch using S.Cerevisiae, International conference of Sustainable Technologies for Energy andf Environment in process Industries Chemcon 2012, Dec 27-30, 2012, NIT Jalandhar, pp. 84-85. NIT Jalandhar, IIChE.
K.MANIKANDAN T.VIRUTHAGIRI, International congress of Environmental research, nternational congress of Environmental research, Dec 18-20, 2008, BITS Pilani Goa, pp. 45-47. BiTs Pilani GOA, JERAD.
List of Book Published
Manikandan Kanagasabai, Babu Elango, Preetha Balakrishnan and Jayachitra Jayabalan, Chapter Ethanol Chemistry - Production, Modelling, Applications, and Technological Aspects, IntechOpen Limited 5 Princes Gate Court, London, SW7 2QJ, UNITED KINGDOM: Intech open, 978-1-80355-718-2, pp. 1-14. Dec 2022, 10.5772/intechopen.109200.
List of Popular Article
Manikandan Kanagasabai, Karuppaiya Maruthai and Viruthagiri Thangavelu, Alcohol Fuels - Current Technologies and Future Prospect, IntechOpen Limited 5 Princes Gate Court, London, SW7 2QJ, UK Phone: +44 20 8089 5702: IntechOpen, 9781789856545, pp. 1-13. Mar 2020, file:///C:/Users/Admin/Downloads/Simultaneous-Saccharification-and-Fermentation-and.pdf.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
BRSI - LM-2200
Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - LM 35491