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Staff Id : 05529
Name : Dr. K. THIRUMAVALAVAN
Designation : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department : CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Qualification : B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D.,
Specialization : BIOPOLYMER, BIOFUEL, BIOMEDICINE
Date of Birth : 03-06-1977
Date of Joining : 10-12-2001
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
54/38 Karaikattu chokkalingam street
Chidambaram-608001
9842567400sktvalava@gmail.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 89
Ph.D. 01


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 79--5
Conducted 21---


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed ---
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
22 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
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List of Publications - International
P. Kanakasabai, S. Sivamani, K. Thirumavalavan, "Boxâ,“Behnken design and analysis for liquidâ,“liquid extraction of methyl red dye from its aqueous solution with benzene.", Chemical Papers, Volume Volume 77, pages 7225â,“7235, (2023), Number 1, Aug 2023, pp. 7225-7235. 2023.
P. Kanakasabai, S. Sivamani, Saikat Banerjee, P. Vijay, K. Thirumavalavan, "Identification of optimal conditions for the extraction of inulin from chicory.", Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume Volume 92, Part 2, 2023, Pages 737-741, Number 2, Apr 2023, pp. 734-741. 2023.
R. Senthilnathan and K. Thirumavalavan, "Performance Evaluation of Modified Sequencing Batch Reactor (MSBR) for Tannery Effluent Treatment.", International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume 11, Number 7, Jul 2020, pp. 317-328. 2020.
R. Senthilnathan and K. Thirumavalavan, "Kinetic Analysis of Sequencing Batch Reactor for the Treatment of Tannery Wastewater.", International Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering Research, Volume 8, Number 8, Aug 2020, pp. 4449-4455. 2020.
R. Senthilnathan and K. Thirumavalavan, "Biological Effuluent Treatment Methods of Tannery Waste Water â,“ A Review.", Singaporean Journal of Scientific Research(SJSR), International Journal of Engineering (IJE), Volume 11, Number 10, Nov 2019, pp. 28-46. 2019.
Shanmugam Muthusubramania Ramaiyan Manikannan, Marudhai Karuppaiya, Kumarasamy Thirumavalavan, "One-pot multicomponent synthesis of 6- substituted 3-[(1R)-1-phenylethyl]-3,4- dihydro-2H-1,3-benzoxazines and their biological activity.", Jour of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, Volume 10, Number 10, Jul 2018, pp. 372-379. 2018.
A Farjana Begum, K Thirumavalavan, S Chittibabu, "Optimization of Media Components for Pullulan Production.", RESEARCH JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL SCIENCES, Volume 7, Number 6, Nov 2016, pp. 1708-1719. 2016.
SUBRAMANIAN SESHADRI C. AIYERA, RAMACHANDRAN S.B, THIRUMAVALAVAN K.C AND PRAKASH KUMAR B.G.A*, "A Review Of Solar Photocatalytic Degradation Of Wastewater Using Advanced Oxidation Processes.", Journal of Industrial Pollution Control, Volume 31, Number 2, Sep 2015, pp. 297-309. 2015.
T. R. Manikkandan , K. Thirumavalavan , R. Ravi *, R. Dhanasekar, "Simultaneous Production of Hydrogen and Ethanol from Sugarcane Bagasse Using Newly Isolated Strain.", International Journal of Environment and Bioenergy, Volume 5, Number 3, 2013, pp. 136-148. 2013.
Sagadevan Ambika, Ramalingam Saravanan, Kumarasamy Thirumavalavan, "Antidiabetic and antihyperlipidemic effect of p-hydroxycinnamic acid on streptozotocin-induced diabetic Wistar rats..", Biomedicine & Aging Pathology, Volume 3, Number 4, 2013, pp. 253-257. 2013.
K.Thirumavalavan, T.R.Manikkadan, R. Dhanasekar, "Pullulan production from coconut by-products by Aureobasidium pullulans.", African journal of Biotechnology, Volume 8, Number 2, 2009, pp. 254-258. 2009.
T.R.Manikkandan , R. Dhanasekar , K.Thirumavalavan, , "Microbial Production of Hydrogen from Sugarcane Bagasse using Bacillus Sp. .", International Journal of ChemTech Research, Volume 1, Number 2, 2009, pp. 344-348. 2009.
K.Thirumavalavan, T.R.Manikkadan, R. Dhanasekar, "Batch fermentation kinetics of pullulan from Aureobasidium pullulans using low cost substrates.", BIOTECHNOLOGY, Volume 7, Number 2, Feb 2008, pp. 317-322. 2008.
List of Conferences - National
K.Thirumavalavan, Sobhia Thangam .I M.Karuppaiya, T.R.Manikkandan, R. Dhanasekar, Pullulan Acetate Synthesis, Properties and their application in Biomedical field., Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON-2010, Dec 27-30, 2010, CHIDAMBARAM, pp. 27-27. CHIDAMBARAM, ANNAMALAI-NEYVELI REGION CENTRE.
K.Thirumavalavan, R. Dhanasekar, Batch kinetics and modeling of pullulan from cheaper substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON-2007, Dec 27-30, 2007, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS, CULCUTTA REGIONAL CENTRE, pp. 215-215. CULCUTTA, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS, CULCUTTA REGIONAL CENTRE.
K.Thirumavalavan, R. Dhanasekar, T. Viruthagiri, S. Ezhilan, Batch kinetics of pullulan production from Aureobasidium pullulans using bakery waste, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON-2004, Dec 27-30, 2004, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS, MUMBAI REGIONAL CENTRE, pp. 15-15. MUMBAI, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS, MUMBAI REGIONAL CENTRE.
K.Thirumavalavan and PL.Sabarathinam, A mathematical Equation for determining pressure drop measurement in non-circular ducts, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON-2003, Dec 19-22, 2003, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS, BHUBANESHWAR REGIONAL CENTRE, pp. 56-56. BHUWANESHWAR, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS, BHUBANESHWAR REGIONAL CENTRE.
List of Conferences - International
R. Senthilnathan and K. Thirumavalavan, Removal of Natural Tannin From Leater Tannery Wastewater Plants Using Sequencing Batch Reactor, International Conference on Civil, Mechanical, Robotics, Electronics and Electrical Engineering , Dec 17-19, 2020, Godavari Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, pp. 378-359. Godavari Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, International Conference on Civil, Mechanical, Robotics, Electronics and Electrical Engineering .
R. Senthilnathan and K. Thirumavalavan, Sequencing Batch Reactor(SBR) Treatment of tannery Wastewater for the process of Carbon and Nitrogen Removal, Current Issues and Challenges in Academic Research, Nov 14-14, 2020, Government College of Technology,Coimbatore,Tamilnadu, pp. 222-229. coimbatore, ISBN: 978-81-907153-6-2..
A.Farjana Begum, N.Muthu Rema, S.Chittibabu, K. Thirumavalavan, and P. Sivashanmugham, Optimization of media components for pullulan production, Green Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control and Prevention, ICGTEPC2014, Sep 27-29, 2014, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology,Tiruchirappalli, pp. 256-256. Tiruchirappalli, ICGTEPC2014.
Subramanian Seshadri C Aiyera, Ramachandran Sb, Thirumavalavan Kc and Prakash Kumar B Ga *, Solar Photo Catalytic degradation for Wastewater Treatment: a Review, Green Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control and Prevention ICGTEPC-2014, Sep 27-29, 2014, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli - 620 015, India, pp. 9-9. Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli - 620 015, India, ICGTEPC-2014.
K.Thirumavalavan, T.R.Manikkadan, R. Dhanasekar, Production and characterization of pullulan from municipal solid waste by Aureobasidium pullulans, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CLEAN AND GREEN ENVIRONMENT, Jul 27-28, 2012, ANNAMALAI NAGAR, pp. 133-133. ANNAMALAI NAGAR, ZOOLOGY WING, ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY.
K.Thirumavalavan, T.R.Manikkadan, R. Dhanasekar, Studies on production of pullulan from Aureobasidium pullulans using crude nitrogen sources, World Congress on Biotechnology, Hyderabad, Mar 21-23, 2011, World Congress on Biotechnology, Hyderabad, pp. 123-123. World Congress on Biotechnology, Hyderabad, OMICS GROUP CONFERENCES.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - LAM-27047
Indian Society for Technical Education - LM 33856