Surananai Srinath

Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: srinath@nitw.ac.in

: 9908888676

Interests: Thermal conversion of solid waste, bio fuels, Catalysis, Process Intensification , Process modelling and simulation, CFD, Nano technology, Micro reactors.

Research Areas:

Process Modelling & Simulation, Thermal conversion  of solid fuels, Bio fules, Catalysis, Reactive distillation, Micro reactors


Courses Currently Being Taught

Chemical Process Synthesis ( M.Tech)

Energy Technology and Conservation (B.Tech)

Advanced Mass Transfer (M.Tech)

CAD & Simulation lab ( B.Tech)

Plant Design and Process Economics (B.Tech)


Thesis Supervision (M.Tech)

 

  •          Modelling of Heat transfer process in a gas-solid fluidised bed using Artificial Neural Networks
  •          Modelling and Simulation of reactive distillation using ASPEN PLUS �?? Equilibrium Approach
  •          Modelling and Simulation of Catalytic Distillation
  •          Simulation and Optimisation of hydrolysis of methyl acetate using Aspen plus
  •          Cold flow and hot flow studies of biomass fuels in a fluidised bed
  •          Modelling and simulation of fluidised bed combustion of biomass fuels
  •          Heat transfer studies in fluidised combustion of biomass fuels
  •          Modelling Fluidised Combustion of biomass fuels
  •          Combined combustion studies of biomass fuels in fluidised bed
  •          Optimising fluidised bed combustion performance based on artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms
  •          Modelling and Optimisation of fluidised bed combustion process using Hybrid systems.
  •          Simulation of Integrated Gasification combined cycle using Aspen Plus
  •          CFD simulation of Gas- sold hydrodynamics in fluidised bed
  •          Synthesis of Per acetic acid using Micro reactor
  •        Process Intensification of Chemical Reactions using Advanced Flow Reactor
  •      Modelling and Simulation of Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane 
  •      Modelling and Simulation of Hydrothermal Carbonisation of biomass

 

 Sponsored Projects

 

  •          Worked on MHRD sponsored R&D Project :Fluidized Bed Combustion of Agro waste  . 18 .0 Lacs, 2004 - 2007.
  •           Combined Combustion of Biomass fuels in fluidised bed. Sponsored by NIT Warangal under Young Faculty R&D scheme.: 0.8 lakhs2007 - 2008
  •           Process Intensification of speciaiity Chemicals synthesis using Micro reactor:  Sponsored under research seed money by MHRD,GOI : 3.3 lakhs: 2012-2013
  •          ISRO Sponsored R&D project  : Development of Dispersion process of high solid containing propellant slurry with Nano Al Particles: 10.4 lacs .
  •          DRDO sponsored R&D project : Development of Nano Hybrid Self Healing Coating Using Ultrasound Assisted Encapsulation Approach for Anti corrosion Performance: 30.242 lacs  :2014-2017
  • INDIA Govt of Mint ( IGM) Hyderabad  Sponsered R&D Project " Development of Pickling and Polishing Compound for improved Coin quality and Pollution Control " . 2.88 lakhs , 2015-2017.
  • Neuland Laboratories , Hyderabad Sponsored r&D Project " Sonocrystallisation of the active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and experiments on continuous micro reactor " , 1.0 Lac, 2018- ongoing
  • DRDO ,GTRE Sponsered r&D project " Development of Cavitation based process for slurry fule preparation " . 10.0 Lakhs, 2019-2021
  • SERB Sponsered Project Under Vrithika Scheme " Process Intensification of etherification reactions using hybrid processes : Experimental and simulation studies " 1.5 Lakhs, 2021
  • DST  Sponsered R&D project in colloboration with JNTU hyderabad " Hazardous/municipal solid waste (MSW) land fill leachate treatment using Advanced oxidation Process (AOP's) coupled with electrochemical biological techniques " 2020-2022

 

 Consultancy Projects:

 

  • Simulation of 100MW IGCC Power plant using ASPEN PLIUS  for BHEL R&D Hyderabad. 2.5 lacs. Team: Three, 2006 - 2007.
  • Computer Simulation of Sulfuric acid Plant for Coromandal fertilisers Visakapatnam- One Lakh.   Team : Two   2012 - 2013
  • Nano aragonite Pilot scale reactor  for Felix Industries, Ahmadabad, Gujarat. 1.8 lacs, Team  : Two .2012- 13
  • Nano Iron Oxide Pilot scale reactor  for Felix Industries, Ahmadabad, Gujarat. 3.0 lachs . Team  : Three  . 2012-2014
  • Development of Antiscalant for the polymer membrane 2.0 lacs , Team : three. 2014-17
Indian Patent Applications
Patent Granted :
  • Bharat Bhanvase , Shirish Sonawane, Pydisetty and S.Srinath . " Systems for preparation of nano organic pigment dispersions using cavitation reactor " Patent no : 306507, dated 29/01/2019
  • Shirish Sonawane, Shabana Shaik, S.Srinath " Dispersion of nanoparticles into binder & plasticizer matrix and its process thereof " Patent No : 338539 Dated 15/06/2020

Patent Applications

  • Shirish Sonawane, K Anand Kishore, S.Srinath, Pramod Kumar, Tanaji, Pravin Bangal " Pickling and polishing chemicals for blank coins and its process thereof " 20/10/2017 ( App No : 201741036100A)

 

 Awards/Honours


  •  BEST PAPER AWARD for the research paper titled "Modelling Fluidized Bed Combustion of Rice husk" Presented in the International Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental engineering (ICCEE 2012) held at DUBAI during 24-25 March
  • Chaired a session in an International conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering held during 16-17 Nov, 2013 at Dept. of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal
  • Chaired  a session in International Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental Engineering ( ICCCEE 2015) held During March 23-24,London,UK
  • Chaired a session in an International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer (ICCHMT-2015) during Nov.30-Dec02, 2015, Dept. of Mathematics, NIT Waranga

  • " Ambuja Best Student Chapter Award -2015 " Staff Advisor IIChE  student Chapter NITW
  • Chaired a session in an International Conference on Advances and Challenges for Sustainable Ecosystem (ICACSE-2018) during 06-08, December 2018,  NIT Trichy.

  • BEST PAPER AWARD for the reseearch paper titled " Kinetic studies of Citrullus Lantus(Watermelon) peel using thermogravimetric Analysis " presented in the 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE-2019) during 15-16, February 2019. 

 

 

Workshop/SSTPs/Conference Organized

Coordinator

Coordinator

Venue

Dates

Application of Process Simulators in Chemical Engineering

A.Sarat Babu and S.Srinath

NIT Warangal

2-6-08 to 7-6-08

Design of Experimental setup for Engineering Practice

S.Srinath, C.GururajaRao and  T.Gunneswar Rao

NIT Warangal

25-8-08 to 6-9-08

Aspen Plus modelling

A.Sarat Babu and S.Srinath

VIT Vellore

10-9-11 to 11-9-11

Process Simulation using ASPEN PLUS

A.Sarat babu, S.H.Sonawane, S.Srinath and V.Ram sagar

SGGSIT, Naded

6-1-2014 to 10-1-2014

GIAN course on "Sono Process Engineering"

S.H.Sonawane & S.Srinath

NITW

22-2-2016 to 26-2-2016

GIAN course on " Multiscale Modelling and Simulation of Heterogeneous Catalytic Reactors"

 S.Srinath & Shirish H Sonawane

NITW

8-1-2018 to 12-1-2018

GIAN course on " Process Intensification " 

Shirish H Sonawane & S.Srinath

NITW

7-1-2019 -11-1-2019

 

 


Workshop/SSTPs Attended


Title

Date

Organized At

Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering

5-6-2000 to16-6-2000

NIT Warangal

Computer Control of Chemical Processes

11-6-2001to23-6-2001

NIT Warangal

Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of Enhanced Distillation processes

12/5/2003to16/5/2003

I.I.T Madras

Modeling and Simulation Optimization of Chemical Processes

15-12-03 to 27-12-03

N.I.T Warangal

Modeling and Optimization of chemical Reactors

2-5-2005 to7-5-2005

I.I.T Bombay

Use of Process Simulators

28-4-2006to30-4-2006

NIT Warangal

Rhelogy of Complex Fluids

11-12-06 to 15-12-06

IITK

Chemical Engineering-The journey Ahead

20-6-2005to21-6-2005

IISc, Banglore

Computational Fluid dynamics

15-1-07 to 19-1-07

NIT Warangal

Petroleum Refining & Petro chemicals

25-06-07 to 30-06-07

IIPM , New Delhi

Advances in Distillation system : Principles & Practice

2-7-08 to 6-7-08

IIT Bombay

Design of Experimental setup for Engineering Practice

Aug 25-6thsept, 2008

NITW

Scientific Computing and Modeling

May ,5-10,2008

NIT W

Modeling,Simulation and Optimisation of Bioprocesses

Nov 8-10, 2013

NIT Warangal

Application of Process Simulatirs in chemical Engineering

June 2-7, 2008

NIT W

Sono Process Engineering & reactors for nanomaterials

Feb 23-14, 2013

NITW

Advances in Electron Microscopy

Dec 09-13, 2013

NITW

II SAHAYOG SUMMER SCHOOL : �?? Strengthening Networking on Biomass Research and Bio-waste Conversion Biotechnology for Europe India Integration ( SAHAYOG)

July 20 �?? 26 ,2014

Tezpur University, Tezpur.

 

 Foreign Training

  • Undergone one month research and development training during 8th September -8th October, 2014 on energy/chemical form renewable sources under the supervision of Prof. Wei Liao, Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, MSU, USA through Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India funded by World Bank.
  • Visited Bio fuels laboratory at Department of Civil and Environmental engineering, College of Engineering and Technology, Norfolk, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA

Journals:

  •   Srinath, S.,& Reddy, G.V. (2012).  Particle Size effect on Performance of Fluidised Bed Combustor firing Groundnut shells. International Journal of Chemical engineering Application 3 (2), pp147-151.
  •    Srinath,S., & Reddy, G.V Effect of operating parameters on combustion of sawdust in a fluidized bed. Accepted for International Journal of Biotechnology, Chemical & Environmental Engineering (IJBCEE) Vol.2, (3), December 2013.
  •    Prasad Gurav, S. Srinu Naik, Komel Ansari, S. Srinath, K. Anand Kishore,Y. Pydi Setty, Shirish Sonawane, Stable colloidal copper nano particles for a nano fluid: Production and application�??, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 441 (2014) 589- 597
  • S.Srinath, Shekhar M Gaikwad and S.H.Sonawane, Continuous Production of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil in Corning® Advanced-Flow TM Reactor. Int'l Journal of Research in Chemical, Metallurgical and Civil Engg. Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2015) pp 1-3.
  • P.Thirumala bai, V.Manokaran, P.s.Saiprasad, S.Srinath "Studies on heat and Mass transfer Limitations in oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane over Cr2O3 / Al2O3 catalyst. Procedia Engineering 127 (2015) 1338-1345
  • Srinath Suranani , Sandeep Kumar & Sundergopal Sridhar" New frontiers in chemical energy and environmental engineering" . Environmental Science and pollution research,(2016) 23. 2053-2054
  • Shekar M. Gaikwad,Prashant D.Jolhe ,BharatA Bhanvase, Abhijeet Kulkarni,Vilas S. Patil, Makarand S. Pimplapure , Srinath Suranani, Irina Potoroko , Shirish H. Sonawane,. Process intensification for continuous synthesis of performic acid using Corning advanced-flow reactors. Green Processing and Synthesis.(2017) 2191-9542
  • Thirumala bai,S.Srinath,K.Upender,T.V.Sagar,N.Lingaiah,K.S.Rama rao,P.S.Sai Prasad " Oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane with carbon dioxide over Cr2O3 / SBA-15 catalysts : the influence of sulfate modification of the support". Applied petrochemical research(2017)1-12
  • Srinath Suranani,yadagiri Maralla, Shekhar M.Gaikwad, Shirish H.Sonawane " Process intensification using CorningR advanced flowTM reactor for continuous flow synthesis of biodiesel from fresh oil and used cooking oil ". Chemical Engineering and processing-process Intensification .(2018)126,62-73
  • Thirumala Bai,S.Srinath, “Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to ethylene over chromium on zirconia catalyst”. International Journal of Advances in Science Engineering and Technology, Vol-6, Iss-2, Spl. Issue-1 May-2018, pp: 24-27
  • Kalakuntala Raju, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu, Srinath Suranani " Heat and Mass transfer limitations in esterification of Propionic acid over Ion Exchange Resin". International journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering(2018) vol6,Issue 5,pp51-54
  • Sushmitha.D, Srinath S " Synthesis and characterization of cellulose Nano fibers in enhansing the tensile stress properties of paper composites" International Journal of Engineering & Technology (2018),7, pp 604-606
  • Susmitha Devadasu, Saurabh M Joshi, Parag R Gogate, Shirish H Sonawane, Srinath Suranani " Intensification of deligification of Techtona grandis sawdust as sustainable biomass using acoustic cavitational devises " Ultrasonics-Sonochemistry , ( 2020) ,63,pp 1-12
  • A K Patan, Sunil Kumar Thamida, Srinath Suranani , Suresh Silveri  and Venkatathri Narayanan " Experimental investigation of start-up dynamics for various heating effects in batch reactive distillation to produce methyl acetate " International Journal of Chemical reactor Engineering , 18 (4)  (2020) 
  • Sushmitha Devadasu, Shirish Hari Sonawane, Srinath Suranani " Self healing corrosion inhibition coatings with  pH -responsive activity by incorporation of nano cellulose in two pack epoxy polyamide system , (2020) Materials Today : Proceedings 
  • Suman chirra, Raju kalakuntala, suresh silveri, Srinath Goskula, Sripal Reddy Gujjula, Naresh yadav D, Venkata Ramesh, Babu Gurram, Srinath S, Venkatathri N " Synthesis of a novel bifumctional mesoporous Ti-SBA-15-SO3H catalyst and studies  on their enhanced performance and kinetic reaction with n-butanol " Materials today Proceedings (2021) 
  • Sushmitha Devadasu, Uday Bhagale, Shirish Sonawane, Srinath Suranani " Development of Ultra High Build Self Healing Coatings using Amino Silanosed Lignin Nancapsules " Materials Today Proceedings (2021) 

 Book Chapters: 

  • Thirumala Bai, K.S. Rajmohan, P.S. Sai Prasad and S.Srinath " Oxidative dehydrogenation of Ethane t Ethylene over Metal oxide Catalysts using Carbon dioxide " Springer publication book : "CO2 Separation, Purification and Conversion to Chemicals and Fuels" chapter 7, pp 93-117.2018
  • Raghuram Chetty, Varjani S, G. Keerthiga, S.Srinath & K.S. Rajmohan " Electrochemical reduction of Carbon dioxide into useful low carbon fuels" Springer publication book : "CO2 Separation, Purification and Conversion to Chemicals and Fuels"  chapter 8, pp 118-150.2018
  • Sushmitha, S.Srinath “Thermal Modeling of a High-Pressure Autoclave Reactor for Hydrothermal Carbonization”  Springer publication book "Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering- Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow”  chapter 63, pp 678-681,2019.
  • Sushmitha, Suranani Srinath " Microwave assisted Alkali peroxide treated Sawdust for Deliginifcation and its characterisation" Ch 50, pp 527-538 Springer Book : Wate Valorisation and Recycling,2019
  • Devadasu Sushmitha, Srinath Suranani " An Intensified and Integrated Biorefinery approach for Biofuel production" Ch 5, pp 87-104 Taylor & Francis Book : Biochemical and Environmental Bio processing : Challenges and Developments. 2019
  • B.Sairohith, Naga Prapurna, Kuldeep B, Kamble, Rajmohan K.S and S.Srinath " Hydrothermal Carbonisation for valorisation of rice husk " Ch 6, pp 105-122 Taylor & Francis Book : Biochemical and Environmental Bio processing : Challenges and Developments.2019.
  • Anjani Mamidala , Akanksh Mamidala, P.V.Naga Prapurna, Srinath Suranani " Green organic synthesis by carbon oxide conversion " Green Sustainable for chemical and environmental Engineering  and science , 10th chapter , pp 251-262, Elsevier publications
  • Govind Anil , M Siva, Srinath S, G Uday Bhaskar Babu , " Designing of Fractional Order PI/PID controller by Meta heuristic Algorithm using PSO for PEM Fuel Cell , Intelligent Algorithms for Analysis and COntrol of Dynamical Systems " , Algorithms for Intelligent Systems . Springer 2020 ( 125-132) 

 Conference Proceedings

 National

  •    Srinath.S, S.V.K Kiran & Reddy, G.V(2006).�??Modelling and Simulation of Methyl acetate hydrolysis by Reactive Distillation using Aspen Plus�??. Published in the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-06.
  •   Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V. (2009) �??Combustion of agro fuels in a fluidised bed combustor�??.Published in the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-09
  •   Tirupati,V., Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V. (2010). �??Combustion and emission behaviour of low grade fuels in a fluidised combustor�??. Published the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-10.
  •   Sunishitha,K., Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V. (2010) �??Hydrodynamics of agro fuels in fluidised bed�??. Published in the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-10
  • Shekhar M. Gaikwad, Abhijeet Kulkrni, P. D. Jolhe,S. H. Sonawane , S �??Study of unstable product synthesis in Corning® AFR�??.Published in the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-14
  • P.Thirumala Baia, V.Manokarana,S.Srinatha*,P. S. Sai Prasad. "Catalytic evaluation of oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane by effect of chromium on sulphated silica catalyst" .Published in the proceedings of CHEMCON -16,held at IITM during Dec 27-30,2016
  • Sushmitha Devadasu, Srinath Suranani, Shirish H sonawane "Ultrasound assisted pre-treatment for efficient delignification of sawdust using Sodium percarbonate" Published in the proceedings of CHEMCON -16,held at IITM during Dec 27-30,2016.
  • Sushmitha S.Srinath " optimization of microwave assisted delignification process parameters using Response surface methodology, central composite design" published in the proceedings of Research conclave-2017, held during Mar 18-19,2017 at NITW

 International

 

  •   Srinath.S, S.V.K Kiran & Reddy, G.V(2007) �??Modelling and simulation of multicomponent reactive distillation. Published in proceedings of 1st International Congress on Green Process Engineering ïRecents Progress EN genie des proceeds held at TOULOUSE �?? FRANCE, April 24-26,2007
  •   Narendra Prasad,G., Srinath,S.,& Reddy, G.V.(2010)Combustion of biomass fuels in a pilot scale fluidised bed combustor . Published in proceedings of �?? New frontiers in bio fuels�?? pp 350-358
  •   Srinath,S.,& Reddy, G.V.(2011). Combustion and emission characteristics of rice husk in a rectangular fluidised bed combustor�??. 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology. Singapore Vol 2, pp 347-351
  •    Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V.(2011).�?? Combustion Characteristics of sawdust in bubbling fluidised bed�??. International conference proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering. Bangkok, Vol 10, pp 167-172
  •    Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V.(2011). Effect of fuel particle size on emissions and performance of fluidised bed combustor. International conference proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Vol 4, Dubai pp 309-313
  •    Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V.(2012). Combustion of ago waste in fluidised bed for heat recovery�?? International Conference proceedings of PSRC (ICCEBS 2012) Penang Malaysia pp 78-82
  •    Srinath,S.,&Reddy,G.V.(2012). Modelling fluidised bed combustion of rice husk. International conference proceedings of PSRC  ( ICCEE 2012) Dubai pp 305-308
  •    Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V.(2013). Neuro fuzzy modelling of rice husk combustion in fluidised bed 3rd International conference of chemical, ecology & environmental sciences (ICCEES�??2013) Bali,Indonasia pp 82-85
  •    Narayan, P.,Shadab,A.,Srinath,S., Reddy,G.V.(2013). CFD simulation of mixing of agro fuel/sand mixture in a bubbling fluidised bed. International conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Warangal, India
  • Srinath,S Kumar Sandeep Bio char: a renewable material for removing contaminants from water published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal.
  • Kulkarni,Shekhar Gaikwad, P suryawanshi, Srinath.S, S.Sonawane �?? Metal-Organic Complex Synthesis Using Corning Advanced Flow reactor published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal
  • Mallaiah mekala, S Venkat Reddy goli  Optimisation studies on the reactive distillation process for the production of methyl acetate�?? published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal
  • Ashwin Kumar, P.Thirumala Bai, Srinath.S N.Lingaiah, P.S.Saiprasad. Tri Reforming of Glycerol over Ni/MgO Catalyst. published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal
  • Shekar M Gaikwad, S.H.Sonawane, S, Study of Biodiesel Synthesis in Corning Advanced Flow Reactor  published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal
  • Shadab A, S.Srinath. Simulation of an IGCC power plant based on BGL fixed bed gasifier using ASPEN PLUS " published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21  March NIT Warangal
  • Srinath, Shekhar M Gaikwad and S.H.Sonawane, Continuous Production of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil in Corning® Advanced-Flow TM Reactor" Published in the proceedings of International conference on Chemical,Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICCCEE'2015), during March 23-24, London, UK.
  • Thirumal bai, P.S.Sai Prasad, S.Srinath " Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene over Cr2O3 on SBA16 catalyst " Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Trend Setting Innovations in Chemical Sciences &Technology - Applications in Pharma Industry TSCST-API 2015, 16-18,December 2015, JNTU Hyderabad.
  • Thirumal bai,V.Manokaran, S.Srinath, P.S.Sai Prasad.�??Kinetic studies of the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene over a Cr2O3 on mixed oxide catalytic system. Published in the proceedings of Second International Conference on matearials Science and Technology (ICMST-2016) held at Kottayam,Kerala,INDIA during 5th to 8th June 2016.
  • Thirumal bai,V.Manokaran, S.Srinath, P.S.Sai Prasad. Catalytic Evaluation Of Oxidative Dehydrogenation Of Ethane By Effect Of Chromium Sulphated Silica  Catalyst�??.Published in the proceedings of  Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON -16
  • G.Suresh Kumar, Avssks Gupta, M.Vishwanadhan, S.Srinath " Effect of Moisture content, Equivalence ratio and temeprature on Syngas composition of Indian coals using thermodynamic equilibrium modeling. Published in the proceedings of ISME conference on Enabling Sustainable Development in Mechanical Engineering held at NIT warangal during 23-25,Feb,2017. 
  • Thirumala Bai, P. S. Sai Prasad, S. Srinath“Catalytic Evaluation of ODE by Effect of Chromium on sulphated Silica catalyst”20th International Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences(CONIAPS XX) , held at Osmania University, during July14-16, 2017 
  • D Sushmitha, S Srinath " Microwave-Assisted Alkali-peroxide treated Sawdust for Delignification and its Characterization " Published in the proceedings of  7th International Conference on Solid waste management held at PJTSAU, Hyderabad, December 15-17, 2017
  • D Sushmitha, G.Kuldeep,S Srinath " Kinetic study of degradartion of bagasse hydrochar using Thermogravimetric analysis " Published in the proceedings of  7th International Conference on Solid waste management held at PJTSAU, Hyderabad, December 15-17, 2017
  • D Sushmitha, S Srinath " Thermal Modeling of a high pressure Autoclave Reactor for Hydrothermal Carbonisation " Published in proceedings of International Conference on Numerical Heat transfer and fluid flow " held at NITWarangal, January 19-21,2018.
  • P.Thirumala Bai, S.Srinath " Oxidative dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene over Chromium on Ziroconia Catalyst" Published in Proceedings of 206th International conference on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ICCBE) to be held at Istanbul, Turkey during 23-24 March, 2018.
  • Kalakuntala Raju, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu, Srinath Suranani " Heat and Mass transfer Limitations in esterification of Propionic Acid over Ion Exchange Resin "206th International conference on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ICCBE) Istanbul, Turkey during 23-24 March, 2018
  • Aarthi, B.Sai Rohith, Naga Prapurna and Srinath Suranani " Kinetic studies of Citrullus Lanatus ( watermelon) Peel using thermo gravimetric Analysis" published in proceedings of 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering(INCEEE-2019), NITW, Feb 15-16,2019.
  • D. Sushmitha, S.Srinath, “Optimization of Hydrothermally treated sawdust using RSM CCD”  feb 15-16, INCEEE-2019, NITW, Warangal, ISSBN: 2341-582
  • D. Sushmitha, S.Srinath, “Intensification of enzyme activity using sonochemical approach” Feb 15-16, INCEEE-2019, NITW, Warangal, ISSBN: 2341-582
  • Sushmitha D, Anjani Mamidala, Akaknksha Mamidala, P.V. Nagaprapurna, Srinath Suranani Investigation of a controlled release rate studies on Benzotriazole Loaded Electrospun Cellulose hallow Nano Fibers Proceedings of the ASEAO 2019 International Conference Singapore-, May 23 – 24, 2019.
Editorial Board member: 
  • Guest editor of Environmental Science and Pollution Research , SPRINGER Journal

Additional Responsibility:

  •         Serving as a Head of the Department  
  • Served as a Associate Dean ( Academic - Audit) 
  • Serving as a Department  T& P coordinator
  •          Served  as a Deputy Chief Warden, Institute Hostels
  •          Served as a Faculty Advisor, Chemical Engineering Association and Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers Students Chapter
  •          Serving as member, UG Departmental Academic Committee (UG DAC), Dept. of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal
  •          Serving as member, PG Departmental Academic Committee (PG DAC), Dept. of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal
  •          Served as a member, Departmental Purchase Committee (DPC) , Dept . of Biotechnology , NIT Warangal
  •        Served as  Institute ITCC committe member
  •          Served as a Faculty Adviser , SPRING SPREE 2014
  •          Served as member, AIEEE & JEE B.Tech admission committee
  •          Served as Warden for student Hostels and messes, NIT Warangal during 2008-2010
  •          Served as Faculty Coordinator for B.Tech Chemical Engineering Students projects, NIT Warangal during 2003-2006
  •          Served for the REC Teachers' Association (RECTA) in the capacity of Executive Committee member

 

 Countries Visited

  •          France, 2007
  •          Thailand  2010
  •          Malaysia 2012
  •          Dubai -  2012
  •          Indonesia 2013
  •          USA - 2014
  •          UK  - 2015
  •  Istanbul - 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






Course Taught Previously

 Energy Technology and Conservation ( B.Tech)

Renewable Energy Sources ( B.Tech)

Mass Transfer Operations - I ( B.Tech)

Chemical Technology ( B.Tech)

Pollution Control in Process Industries ( B.Tech)

Plant Design and Process Economics ( B.Tech) 

Mechanical Operations ( B.Tech) 

Energy Audit and Conservation (M.Tech)

Project Evaluation ( M.Tech)

Publications

 

Journals:

  •   Srinath, S.,& Reddy, G.V. (2012).  Particle Size effect on Performance of Fluidised Bed Combustor firing Groundnut shells. International Journal of Chemical engineering Application 3 (2), pp147-151.
  •    Srinath,S., & Reddy, G.V Effect of operating parameters on combustion of sawdust in a fluidized bed. Accepted for International Journal of Biotechnology, Chemical & Environmental Engineering (IJBCEE) Vol.2, (3), December 2013.
  •    Prasad Gurav, S. Srinu Naik, Komel Ansari, S. Srinath, K. Anand Kishore,Y. Pydi Setty, Shirish Sonawane, �??�??Stable colloidal copper nano particles for a nano fluid: Production and application�??, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 441 (2014) 589�?? 597
  • S.Srinath, Shekhar M Gaikwad and S.H.Sonawane, �??Continuous Production of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil in Corning® Advanced-Flow TM Reactor�??. Int'l Journal of Research in Chemical, Metallurgical and Civil Engg. Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2015) pp 1-3.
  • P.Thirumala bai, V.Manokaran, P.s.Saiprasad, S.Srinath "Studies on heat and Mass transfer Limitations in oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane over Cr2O3 / Al2O3 catalyst�??. Procedia Engineering 127 (2015) 1338-1345
  • Srinath Suranani , Sandeep Kumar & Sundergopal Sridhar �?? New frontiers in chemical energy and environmental engineering �??. Environmental Science and pollution research,(2016) 23. 2053-2054
  • Shekar M. Gaikwad,Prashant D.Jolhe ,BharatA Bhanvase, Abhijeet Kulkarni,Vilas S. Patil, Makarand S. Pimplapure , Srinath Suranani, Irina Potoroko , Shirish H. Sonawane,Shriram S. Sonawane �??Process intensification for continuous synthesis of performic acid using Corning advanced-flow reactors�??. Green Processing and Synthesis.(2017) 2191-9542

 

 Conference Proceedings

 National

  •    Srinath.S, S.V.K Kiran & Reddy, G.V(2006).�??Modelling and Simulation of Methyl acetate hydrolysis by Reactive Distillation using Aspen Plus�??. Published in the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-06.
  •   Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V. (2009) �??Combustion of agro fuels in a fluidised bed combustor�??.Published in the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-09
  •   Tirupati,V., Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V. (2010). �??Combustion and emission behaviour of low grade fuels in a fluidised combustor�??. Published the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-10.
  •   Sunishitha,K., Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V. (2010) �??Hydrodynamics of agro fuels in fluidised bed�??. Published in the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-10
  • Shekhar M. Gaikwad, Abhijeet Kulkrni, P. D. Jolhe,S. H. Sonawane , S �??Study of unstable product synthesis in Corning® AFR�??.Published in the proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON-14

 International

 

  •   Srinath.S, S.V.K Kiran & Reddy, G.V(2007) �??Modelling and simulation of multicomponent reactive distillation�?? S. Published in proceedings of 1st International Congress on Green Process Engineering �?? Recents Progress EN genie des proceeds�?? held at TOULOUSE �?? FRANCE, April 24-26,2007
  •   Narendra Prasad,G., Srinath,S.,& Reddy, G.V.(2010) �??Combustion of biomass fuels in a pilot scale fluidised bed combustor�?? . Published in proceedings of �?? New frontiers in bio fuels�?? pp 350-358
  •   Srinath,S.,& Reddy, G.V.(2011). �??Combustion and emission characteristics of rice husk in a rectangular fluidised bed combustor�??. 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology. Singapore Vol 2, pp 347-351
  •    Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V.(2011).�?? Combustion Characteristics of sawdust in bubbling fluidised bed�??. International conference proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering. Bangkok, Vol 10, pp 167-172
  •    Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V.(2011). �??Effect of fuel particle size on emissions and performance of fluidised bed combustor�??. International conference proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Vol 4, Dubai pp 309-313
  •    Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V.(2012). �??Combustion of ago waste in fluidised bed for heat recovery�?? International Conference proceedings of PSRC (ICCEBS�??2012) Penang Malaysia pp 78-82
  •    Srinath,S.,&Reddy,G.V.(2012).�??Modelling fluidised bed combustion of rice husk�??. International conference proceedings of PSRC  ( ICCEE�??2012) Dubai pp 305-308
  •    Srinath,S., &Reddy, G.V.(2013). �??Neuro fuzzy modelling of rice husk combustion in fluidised bed�??. 3rd International conference of chemical, ecology & environmental sciences (ICCEES�??2013) Bali,Indonasia pp 82-85
  •    Narayan, P.,Shadab,A.,Srinath,S., Reddy,G.V.(2013). �??CFD simulation of mixing of agro fuel/sand mixture in a bubbling fluidised bed�??. International conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Warangal, India
  • Srinath,S Kumar Sandeep �?? Bio char: a renewable material for removing contaminants from water�?? published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal.
  • Kulkarni,Shekhar Gaikwad, P suryawanshi, Srinath.S, S.Sonawane �?? Metal-Organic Complex Synthesis Using Corning Advanced Flow reactor�?? published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal
  • Mallaiah mekala, S Venkat Reddy goli �?? Optimisation studies on the reactive distillation process for the production of methyl acetate�?? published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal
  • Ashwin Kumar, P.Thirumala Bai, Srinath.S N.Lingaiah, P.S.Saiprasad �??Tri Reforming of Glycerol over Ni/MgO Catalyst�?? published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal
  • Shekar M Gaikwad, S.H.Sonawane, S,�?? Study of Biodiesel Synthesis in Corning Advanced Flow Reactor �?? published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21 March NIT Warangal
  • Shadab A, S �?? Simulation of an IGCC power plant based on BGL fixed bed gasifier using ASPEN PLUS " published in the proceedings of International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical,Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE) during 20-21  March NIT Warangal
  • Srinath, Shekhar M Gaikwad and S.H.Sonawane, �??Continuous Production of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil in Corning® Advanced-Flow TM Reactor" Published in the proceedings of International conference on Chemical,Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICCCEE'2015), during March 23-24, London, UK.
  • Thirumal bai, P.S.Sai Prasad, S.Srinath " Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene over Cr2O3 on SBA16 catalyst " Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Trend Setting Innovations in Chemical Sciences &Technology - Applications in Pharma Industry TSCST-API 2015, 16-18,December 2015, JNTU Hyderabad.
  • Thirumal bai,V.Manokaran, S.Srinath, P.S.Sai Prasad.�??Kinetic studies of the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene over a Cr2O3 on mixed oxide catalytic system �?? published in the proceedings of Second International Conference on matearials Science and Technology (ICMST-2016) held at Kottayam,Kerala,INDIA during 5th to 8th June 2016.
  • Thirumal bai,V.Manokaran, S.Srinath, P.S.Sai Prasad. �??Catalytic Evaluation Of Oxidative Dehydrogenation Of Ethane By Effect Of Chromium Sulphated Silica  Catalyst�??.Published in the proceedings of  Indian Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON -16
  • G.Suresh Kumar, Avssks Gupta, M.Vishwanadhan, S.Srinath " Effect of Moisture content, Equivalence ratio and temeprature on Syngas composition of Indian coals using thermodynamic equilibrium modeling�?? published in the proceedings of ISME conference on Enabling Sustainable Development in Mechanical Engineering held at NIT warangal during 23-25,Feb,2017. 

PHDs Supervised

S.NoStudentTitle/Topic Status
1Mrs P. Thirumala BaiCatalytic conversion of Ethane to Ethylene by Carbon dioxide oxidative dehydrogenation Awarded 2019
2 Ms D .SushmithaFractionation of Lignocellulosic biomass for multifunctional applications Ongoing
3Mr K.RajuCatalytic Distillation of Propionic acid  Ongoing
4Mr K Sunil KumarStudies on low shock stage separation system in Aerospace vehicles  On going
5Mr Ameer Khan Patan Development of  solid catalysed reactive distlliation On going

 

Workshops/Conferences

 

Workshop/SSTPs/Conference Organized

Title 

Coordinator

Venue

Dates

Application of Process Simulators in Chemical Engineering

A.Sarat Babu and S.Srinath

NIT Warangal

2-6-08 to 7-6-08

Design of Experimental setup for Engineering Practice

S.Srinath, C.GururajaRao and  T.Gunneswar Rao

NIT Warangal

25-8-08 to 6-9-08

Aspen Plus modelling

A.Sarat Babu and S.Srinath

VIT Vellore

10-9-11 to 11-9-11

Process Simulation using ASPEN PLUS

A.Sarat babu, S.H.Sonawane, S.Srinath and V.Ram sagar

SGGSIT, Naded

6-1-2014 to 10-1-2014

GIAN course on "Sono Process Engineering"

S.H.Sonawane & S.Srinath

NITW

22-2-2016 to 26-2-2016

 

Conference Organised

 

Title 

Coordinator

Venue

Dates

 International Conference on " New Frontiers in Chemical,Environemental and

Energy Engineering

K.Anand Kishore  S.Srinath &

A.Seshagiri Rao

NIT Warangal

20-3-15 to 21-3-15


Workshop/SSTPs Attended


Title

Date

Organized At

Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering

5-6-2000 to16-6-2000

NIT Warangal

Computer Control of Chemical Processes

11-6-2001to23-6-2001

NIT Warangal

Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of Enhanced Distillation processes

12/5/2003to16/5/2003

I.I.T Madras

Modeling and Simulation Optimization of Chemical Processes

15-12-03 to 27-12-03

N.I.T Warangal

Modeling and Optimization of chemical Reactors

2-5-2005 to7-5-2005

I.I.T Bombay

Use of Process Simulators

28-4-2006to30-4-2006

NIT Warangal

Rhelogy of Complex Fluids

11-12-06 to 15-12-06

IITK

Chemical Engineering-The journey Ahead

20-6-2005to21-6-2005

IISc, Banglore

Computational Fluid dynamics

15-1-07 to 19-1-07

NIT Warangal

Petroleum Refining & Petro chemicals

25-06-07 to 30-06-07

IIPM , New Delhi

Advances in Distillation system : Principles & Practice

2-7-08 to 6-7-08

IIT Bombay

Design of Experimental setup for Engineering Practice

Aug 25-6thsept, 2008

NITW

Scientific Computing and Modeling

May ,5-10,2008

NIT W

Modeling,Simulation and Optimisation of Bioprocesses

Nov 8-10, 2013

NIT Warangal

Application of Process Simulatirs in chemical Engineering

June 2-7, 2008

NIT W

Sono Process Engineering & reactors for nanomaterials

Feb 23-14, 2013

NITW

Advances in Electron Microscopy

Dec 09-13, 2013

NITW

II SAHAYOG SUMMER SCHOOL : �?? Strengthening Networking on Biomass Research and Bio-waste Conversion Biotechnology for Europe India Integration ( SAHAYOG)

July 20 �?? 26 ,2014

Tezpur University, Tezpur.

 

Projects

 

 Sponsored Projects

 

  •          Worked on MHRD sponsored R&D Project :Fluidized Bed Combustion of Agro waste  . 18 .0 Lacs, 2004 - 2007.
  •           Combined Combustion of Biomass fuels in fluidised bed. Sponsored by NIT Warangal under Young Faculty R&D scheme.: 0.8 lakhs2007 - 2008
  •           Process Intensification of speciaiity Chemicals synthesis using Micro reactor:  Sponsored under research seed money by MHRD,GOI : 3.3 lakhs: 2012-2013
  •          ISRO Sponsored R&D project  �??Development of Dispersion process of high solid containing propellant slurry with Nano Al Particles: 10.4 lacs .
  •          DRDO sponsored R&D project �??Development of Nano Hybrid Self Healing Coating Using Ultrasound Assisted Encapsulation Approach for Anti corrosion Performance: 30.242 lacs  Status : Ongoing
  • INDIA Govt of Mint ( IGM) Hyderabad  Sponsered R&D Project " Development of Pickling and Polishing Compound for improved Coin quality and Pollution Control " . 2.88 lakhs , 2015-2017.

 

 Consultancy Projects:

 

  • �??Simulation of 100MW IGCC Power plant using ASPEN PLIUS�?? for BHEL R&D Hyderabad. �?? 2.5 lacs. Team: Three, 2006 �?? 2007.
  • �??Computer Simulation of Sulfuric acid Plant�?? for Coromandal fertilisers Visakapatnam- One Lakh.   Team : Two   2012 �?? 201
  • �??Nano aragonite Pilot scale reactor�??  for Felix Industries, Ahmadabad, Gujarat. �?? 1.8 lacs, team  : Two .2012- 13
  • �??Nano Iron Oxide Pilot scale reactor�?? for Felix Industries, Ahmadabad, Gujarat. �?? 3.0 lachs . Team  : Three  . 2012-2014
  • Development of Antiscalant for the polymer membrane �?? 2.0 lacs , Team : three. 2014-17

Awards and Honors

 

  • BEST PAPER AWARD for the research paper titled �??Modelling Fluidized Bed Combustion of Rice husk �?? Presented in the International Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental engineering (ICCEE�??2012) held at DUBAI during 24-25 March
  • Chaired  a session in INternational Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental Engineering ( ICCCEE 2015) held During March 23-24,London,UK
  • " Ambuja BEst Student Chapter Award -2015 " Staff Advisor IIChE  student Chapter NITW

Additional Responsibility

 

  •  Serving as a Department  T& P coordinator
  •          Served  as a Deputy Chief Warden, Institute Hostels
  •          Served as a Faculty Advisor, Chemical Engineering Association and Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers Students�?? Chapter
  •          Serving as member, UG Departmental Academic Committee (UG DAC), Dept. of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal
  •          Serving as member, PG Departmental Academic Committee (PG DAC), Dept. of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal
  •          Served as a member, Departmental Purchase Committee (DPC) , Dept . of Biotechnology , NIT Warangal
  •        Served as  Institute ITCC committe member
  •          Served as a Faculty Adviser , SPRING SPREE �?? 2014
  •          Served as member, AIEEE & JEE B.Tech admission committee
  •          Served as Warden for student Hostels and messes, NIT Warangal during 2008-2010
  •          Served as Faculty Coordinator for B.Tech Chemical Engineering Students projects, NIT Warangal during 2003-2006
  •          Served for the REC Teachers' Association (RECTA) in the capacity of Executive Committee member