BiographyPhD in Chemical Engineering,
Serves in academia, Served as Engineer (Process ) and Management Trainee (Production)
Expertise in continuous process maintenance, effluent treatment and
development engineering in Machine Glazed Kraft Paper manufacturing
and Packaged Drinking Water production.
Honorable mention in UNESCO - Mondialogo Engineering Award’2007
for one of top 20 projects.
Second place in EWB (Engineers Without Border) Green Awards’2008
for research projects in Biomass Utilization for Effluent Treatment
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Biomass Utilization for Effluent Treatment,
Activated Carbon Preparation from Agro-Wastes
and Food Processing by Microwave Drying
Published: Nov 07, 2015 by Desalination and Water Treatment
Authors: Hariharan Thangappan, Arjun Valiya Parambathu & Shiny Joseph
Subjects: Engineering - Environmental
Activated carbon was prepared from Areca triandra palm shell (ATPS) by chemical activation with sulphuric acid, and its application for the adsorption of methylene blue dye from aqueous solution was investigated in this paper.