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Dr. Prakash Chinnaiyan

Assistant Professor (SG), Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Coimbatore

Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
c_prakash@cb.amrita.edu
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Bio

Dr. Prakash Chinnaiyan currently serves as Assistant Professor (SG) at the Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.

Education

  • 2020: Ph. D. in Environmental Engineering
    Dept of Civil Engineering, NIT Calicut, India.
  • 2004-2006: M.Tech in Environmental Engineering and Management
    IIT Kanpur, India.
  • 2000-2004: B. E. in Civil Engineering
    PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

Experience

YEAR AFFILIATION
2021 – Present Assistant Professor (SG), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
2014 – 2021 Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
2010 – 2014 Assistant Professor (Or. Gr.), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
2009 – 2010 Project Manager, Repco Infrastructure Ltd., Chennai
2008 – 2009 Design Engineer, Camp Dresser and McKee (CDM), Chennai Office
2006 – 2008 Manager, Reliance Industries Ltd. (NMSEZ Office), Navi Mumbai

Technical Skill Asset

  • Research – Proficient in handling analytical instruments like HPLC-UV/PDA, GC-ECD/MS, HPTLC, AAS,TOC
  • Teaching – Subjects handled – Environmental Engineering, Geo technical and Foundation, Geology, Environmental science, Estimation and Quantity surveying, Design and Drawing and other UG labs
  • Software 
    • Environmental – EPANET, Watergems, ARCGIS
    • Road Design – MXRoad
    • Structural – STAAD

Projects and Consultancies

  • Research Project:
    • Treatment of Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) using Advanced Oxidation Process (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, 2018)
    • Characterization and bioremediation of pesticide contamination in soil (IIT Kanpur, 2005)
  • Consultancies:
    • Design and implementation of  water and wastewater lines for the SEZ projects (2009)
    • Live in lab projects (2014)
    • Preparation of feasibility report for setting up of 100 TPD capacity construction and demolition waste in Coimbatore city municipal corporation limit (2017).
    • Design of sustainable infrastructure, Design of commercial building (2018)
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2024

Environmental sustainability of FO membrane separation applications Bibliometric analysis and state-of-the-art review

Cite this Research Publication : Tharayil J.M.; Chinnaiyan P.; John D.M.; M S K. (2024). Environmental sustainability of FO membrane separation applications Bibliometric analysis and state-of-the-art review. Results in Engineering

Publisher : Results in Engineering

Year : 2023

Fe-TiO2 and Ag-ZnO mediated visible light photocatalysis for atenolol and acetaminophen removal – A comparative study and modeling

Cite this Research Publication : Ramasamy, B., Jeyanthi, J., Chinnaiyan, P.(2023). Fe-TiO2 and Ag-ZnO mediated visible light photocatalysis for atenolol and acetaminophen removal – A comparative study and modeling. Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring and Management.

Publisher : Elsevier

Year : 2023

Sustainable waste valorisation: Novel Areca catechu L. husk biochar for anthraquinone dye adsorption – Characterization, modelling, kinetics, and isotherm studies

Cite this Research Publication : Tharayil J.M.; Chinnaiyan, P. (2023). Sustainable waste valorisation: Novel Areca catechu L. husk biochar for anthraquinone dye adsorption - Characterization, modelling, kinetics, and isotherm studies. Results in Engineering

Year : 2021

Novel organic assisted Ag-ZnO photocatalyst for atenolol and acetaminophen photocatalytic degradation under visible radiation: performance and reaction mechanism

Cite this Research Publication : Ramasamy, B., Jeyadharmarajan, J., Chinnaiyan, P. Novel organic assisted Ag-ZnO photocatalyst for atenolol and acetaminophen photocatalytic degradation under visible radiation: performance and reaction mechanism (2021) Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 28 (29), pp. 39637-39647.

Publisher : Springer Nature

Year : 2020

Study on the efficiency of CFRP and GFRP in corrosion resistance of rebar embedded in concrete

Cite this Research Publication : M. Ananthkumar, Dr. Mini K. M., Prakash, C., Sharma, S., and Krishnaa, B., “Study on the efficiency of CFRP and GFRP in corrosion resistance of rebar embedded in concrete”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 872, p. 012137, 2020.

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

Year : 2019

Photocatalytic Treatment of Amiodarone and Levetiracetam in Pharmaceutical Industry Effluent: Process Optimization using Response Surface Methodology

Cite this Research Publication : Prakash Chinnaiyan and Thampi, S. G., “Photocatalytic Treatment of Amiodarone and Levetiracetam in Pharmaceutical Industry Effluent: Process Optimization using Response Surface Methodology”, Desalination and Water Treatment , vol. 170, pp. 253–264, 2019.

Year : 2018

Photocatalytic degradation of metformin and amoxicillin in synthetic hospital wastewater: effect of classical parameters

Cite this Research Publication : Prakash Chinnaiyan, S.G. Thampi, M. Kumar, and Dr. Meera Balachandran, “Photocatalytic Degradation of Metformin and Amoxicillin in Synthetic Hospital Wastewater: Effect of Classical Parameters”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2018.

Publisher : International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology

Conference Paper

Year : 2020

A study on emerging contaminant amiodarone removal in water-experimental investigations and modeling

Cite this Research Publication : Chinnaiyan, P., S. G. Thampi, E. Lalith Prakash, K. Abinaya, and P. Varshini. "A study on emerging contaminant amiodarone removal in water-experimental investigations and modeling." In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 872, no. 1, p. 012143. IOP Publishing, 2020. - scopus indexed

Publisher : IOP Publishing

Year : 2020

Study on Performance of Concrete Made with Copper Slag and Mineral Admixtures

Cite this Research Publication : Prakash, E. Lalith, Prakash Chinnayan, K. Siva Kavinesh, Ambrish Adithiya, G. Sarath Sanjeev, Sriram Gnanaprakasam, and Gautham Sukumar. "Study on Performance of Concrete Made with Copper Slag and Mineral Admixtures." In National Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management, pp. 917-928. Springer, Cham, 2020. - scopus indexed

Publisher : Springer Nature

Year : 2020

Heterogeneous photo catalytic process using TiO2 for removing Levetiracetam in water – A study

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 872(1),012134

Year : 2020

Study on the efficiency of CFRP and GFRP in corrosion resistance of rebar embedded in concrete

Cite this Research Publication : M. Ananthkumar, Dr. Mini K. M., Prakash, C., Sharma, S., and Krishnaa, B., “Study on the efficiency of CFRP and GFRP in corrosion resistance of rebar embedded in concrete”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 872, p. 012137, 2020.

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

Year : 2019

Use of TiO2 for removing emerging contaminant in water – Amoxicillin as a case study

Cite this Research Publication : Prakash Chinnaiyan and S. G.Thampi, “Use of TiO2 for Removing Emerging Contaminant in Water – Amoxicillin as a Case Study”, IOP IOP Conference Series: , vol. 561, pp. 318 – 323, 2019.

Publisher : IOP Conference Series:

Year : 2019

Optimisation of system parameters for the removal of Metformin in a photocatalytic reactor employing TiO2

Publisher : IOP Materials Science and Engineering

Year : 2017

Effect of dyeing and textile industry on noyyal river water quality, Tiruppur – A case study

Cite this Research Publication : Ajith Babu, Prakash Chinnaiyan, and S. Abinaya, “Effect of dyeing and textile industry on noyyal river water quality, Tiruppur - A case study”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, vol. 8, no. 10, pp. 1064 - 1071, 2017.

Publisher : International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology

Year : 2017

Micro water distribution networks: A participatory method of sustainable water distribution in rural communities

Cite this Research Publication : Ramesh, Maneesha Vinodini, Renjith Mohan, M. Nitin Kumar, Deepak Brahmanandan, C. Prakash, P. Lalith, M. Ananth Kumar, and R. Ramkrishnan. "Micro water distribution networks: A participatory method of sustainable water distribution in rural communities." In 2016 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), pp. 797-804. IEEE, 2016. - scopus indexed

Publisher : IEEEXplore

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