BOOK CHAPTERS
   
1. R. Vinoth Kumar, Kannan Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi, Petroleum versus biorefinery based platform chemicals, Platform Chemical Biorefinery: Future Green Industry, Elsevier, 2016 (In press).
   
2. R. Vinoth Kumar, Kannan Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi, Malic and succinic acid – potential C4 platform chemicals for polymer and biodegradable plastic production, Platform Chemical Biorefinery: Future Green Industry, Elsevier, 2016 (In press).
   
3. N. Arul Manikandan, R. Vinoth Kumar, G. Pugazhenthi and Kannan Pakshirajan, Biorefinery and possible deforestation, Platform Chemical Biorefinery: Future Green Industry, Elsevier, 2016 (In press).
   
4. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi and Vimal Katiyar, Poly(lactic acid) Nanocomposites Reinforced with Different Additives, Volume 7: Nanocomposites: Science and Fundamentals in “Handbook of Composite from Renewable Materials”, Wiley-Scrivener, 2016 (In Press).
   
JOURNALS
   
1. Manish Kumar, Vijay Kumar, A. Muthuraja, S. Senthilvelan and G. Pugazhenthi*, Influence of Nanoclay on the Rheological Properties of PMMA/Organoclay Nanocomposites Prepared by Solvent Blending Technique, Macromolecular Symposia (Accepted).
   
2. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, R. Vinoth Kumar, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Removal of FeCl3 from aqueous solution by ultrafiltration using ordered mesoporous MCM-48 ceramic composite membrane, Separation Science and Technology. In Press.
   
3. R. Vinoth Kumar, P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Treatment of oil-in-water emulsion using tubular ceramic membrane acquired from locally available low cost inorganic precursors, Desalination and Water Treatment. In Press.
   
4. N. Arul Manikandan, Addis Kokeb Alemu, Lalit Goswami, Kannan Pakshirajan, and G. Pugazhenthi*, Waste Litchi Peels for Cr(VI) Removal from Synthetic Wastewater in Batch and Continuous Systems: Sorbent Characterization, Regeneration and Reuse Study, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, In Press.
   
5. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, R. Vinoth Kumar, Kannan Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi*, Removal of trivalent metal ions from aqueous solution via cross flow ultrafiltration system using zeolite membranes, Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, In Press.
   
6. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, Partha Pratim Adhikari, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Fabrication and performance evaluation of Faujasite (FAU) zeolite composite ultrafiltration membrane by separation of trivalent ions from aqueous solution, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, In Press.
   
7. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, P. Vikram Singh, R. Vinoth Kumar, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development and characterization of MCM-48 ceramic composite membrane for the removal of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, In Press.
   
8. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Performance Assessment of MCM-48 Ceramic Composite Membrane by Separation of AlCl3 from Aqueous Solution, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, In Press.
   
9. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi* and Vimal Katiyar, Hydrolytic Degradation Behaviour of Sucrose Palmitate Reinforced Poly(lactic acid) Nanocomposites, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 89 (2016) 70-80.
   
10. Samarshi Chakraborty, Manish Kumar, Kelothu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Investigation of Structural, Rheological and Thermal Properties of PMMA/ONi-Al LDH Nanocomposites Synthesized via Solvent Blending Method: Effect of LDH Loading, Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, 34 (2016) 739-754.
   
11. Kelothu Suresh, Rijumoni Boro, R. Vinoth Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Effect of Concentration and Temperature on Rheological Behaviour of Polystyrene Solution, Macromolecular Symposia, 362 (2016) 87-100.
   
12. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, R. Vinoth Kumar, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Cross Flow Ultrafiltration of Cr (VI) using MCM-41, MCM-48 and Faujasite (FAU) Zeolite-Ceramic Composite Membranes, Chemosphere, 153 (2016) 436-446.
   
13. Kanchapogu Suresh, Tekula Srinu, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Preparation and characterization of TiO2 and γ-Al2O3 composite membranes for the separation of oil-in-water emulsions, RSC Advances, 6 (2016) 4877-4888.
   
14. Kanchapogu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development of Ceramic Membranes from Low Cost Clays for the Separation of Oil-Water Emulsion, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (2016) 1927-1939.
   
15. Ravibabu Valapa, S. Hussain, P.K. Iyer, G. Pugazhenthi* and Vimal Katiyar, Non-isothermal Crystallization Kinetics of Sucrose Palmitate Reinforced Poly (lactic acid) Bionanocomposites, Polymer Bulletin, 73 (2016) 21-38.
   
16. Vijay Singh,  Arijit Das, Chandan Das, G. Pugazhenthi, Mekapati Srinivas, and S. Senthilmurugan, Fouling and Cleaning Characteristics of Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membranes, Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology, 6 (2015), 244. doi:10.4172/2157-7048.1000244.
   
17. R. Vinoth Kumar, I. Ganesh Moorthy and G. Pugazhenthi*, Modelling and optimization of critical parameters by hybrid RSM-GA for the separation of BSA using a tubular configured MFI-type zeolite microfiltration membrane, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 87645-87659.
   
18. Basudhrity Banerjee, Debashis Kundu, G. Pugazhenthi and Tamal Banerjee, Quantum chemical and experimental insights for the ionic liquid facilitated thermal dehydrogenation of ethylene diamine bisborane, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 85280-85290.
   
19. Ravibabu Valapa, S. Hussain, P.K. Iyer, G. Pugazhenthi* and Vimal Katiyar, Influence of Graphene on Thermal Degradation and Crystallization Kinetics Behaviour of Poly(lactic acid), Journal of Polymer Research, 22 (2015) 175.
   
20. R. Vinoth Kumar, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Fabrication of Zirconia Composite Membrane by in-situ Hydrothermal Technique and Its Application in Separation of Methyl Orange, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 121 (2015) 73-79.
   
21. Suman Mahato, Basudhrity Banerjee, G. Pugazhenthi and Tamal Banerjee, Optimization and quantum chemical predictions for the dehydrogenation kinetics of Ammonia Borane–Ionic Liquid mixtures, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40 (2015) 10390-10400.
   
22. Manish Kumar, S. Arun, Pradeep Upadhyaya and G. Pugazhenthi*, Properties of PMMA/Clay Nanocomposites Prepared using Various Compatibilizers, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 10 (2015) 7.
   
23. R. Vinoth Kumar, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Elaboration of Novel Tubular Ceramic Membrane from Inexpensive Raw Materials by Extrusion Method and its Performance in Microfiltration of Synthetic Oily Wastewater Treatment, Journal of Membrane Science, 490 (2015) 92-102.
   
24. Manish Kumar, Vivek Chaudhary, Kelothu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Synthesis and Characterization of Exfoliated PMMA/Co-Al LDH Nanocomposites via Solvent Blending Technique, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 39810-39820.
   
25. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi* and Vimal Katiyar, Effect of Graphene Content on the Properties of Poly(lactic acid) Nanocomposites, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 28410-28423.
   
26. R. Vinoth Kumar, Ashim Kumar Basumatary, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Performance Assessment of Analcime-C Zeolite-Ceramic Composite Membrane by Separation of Cr(VI) from Aqueous Solution, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 6246-6254.
   
27. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, R. Vinoth Kumar, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Synthesis and characterization of MCM-41-ceramic composite membrane for the separation of chromic acid from aqueous solution, Journal of Membrane Science, 475 (2015) 521-532.
   
28. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi* and Vimal Katiyar, Fabrication and Characterization of Sucrose Palmitate Reinforced Poly(lactic acid) Bionanocomposites Films, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132 (2015) 41320.
   
29. Manish Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Pradeep Upadhyaya and G. Pugazhenthi*, Fabrication of Poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) Nanocomposites with Modified Nanoclay by Melt Intercalation, Composite Interfaces, 21 (2014) 819-832.
   
30. D. Vasanth, Kanchapogu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Fabrication of circular shaped ceramic membrane using mixed clays by uniaxial compaction method for the treatment of oily wastewater, International Journal of Nano & Biomaterials, 5 (2014) 75-88.
   
31. Vijay Kumar, Manish Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Effect of Nanoclay Content on Structural, Thermal Properties and Thermal Degradation Kinetics of PMMA/Organoclay Nanocomposites, International Journal of Nano & Biomaterials, 5 (2014) 27-43.
   
32. Samarshi Chakraborty, Manish Kumar, Kelothu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Influence of Organically Modified Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Loading on the Rheological Properties of poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)/LDH Blend Solution, Powder Technology, 256 (2014) 196-203.
   
33. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi* and Vimal Katiyar, Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Sucrose Palmitate Reinforced Poly (lactic acid) Biocomposites, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 65 (2014) 275-283.
   
34. P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Utilization of Calcined Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) as an Adsorbent for Removal of Methyl Orange Dye from Aqueous Solution, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 33 (1) (2014) 154-159.
   
35. P. Monash, G. Pugazhenthi and P. Saravanan, A Review on Various Fabrication Methods of Porous Ceramic Supports for Membrane Applications, Reviews in Chemical Engineering, 29 (2013) 357-383.
   
36. Manish Kumar Sinha and G. Pugazhenthi*, Influence of Organomodified Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Content on the Thermal Properties and Degradation Kinetics of Polystyrene (PS)/Ni-Al LDH Nanocomposites Prepared via Solvent Blending Method, Advanced Materials Research, 747 (2013) 23-26.
   
37. D. Vasanth, G. Pugazhenthi* and R. Uppaluri, Cross-flow Microfiltration of Oil-in-Water Emulsion using Low Cost Ceramic Membranes, Desalination, 320 (2013) 86-95.
   
38. D. Vasanth, G. Pugazhenthi* and R. Uppaluri, Performance of low cost ceramic microfiltration membranes for the treatment of oil-in-water emulsions, Separation Science and Technology, 48(6) (2013) 849-858.
   
39. S.V. Krishna and G. Pugazhenthi*, Structural and Thermal Properties of Polystyrene (PS)/Co-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Nanocomposites Prepared via Solvent Blending: Effect of LDH Loading, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 8 (1) (2013) 19-31.
   
40. Balakrushna Sahu and G. Pugazhenthi*, Characterization of Polystyrene (PS)/Organomodified Layered Double Hydroxide (OLDH) Nanocomposites Prepared by in situ Polymerization, Advanced Materials Research, 410 (2012) 164-167.
   
41. D. Vasanth, G. Pugazhenthi* and R. Uppaluri, Biomass Assisted Microfiltration of Chromium(VI) Using Backer’s Yeast by Ceramic Membrane Prepared from Low Cost Raw Materials, Desalination, 285 (2012) 239-244.
   
42. K. Kakati, G. Pugazhenthi* and P.K. Iyer, Effect of Organomodified Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (OLDH) on the Properties of polypropylene (PP)/LDH Nanocomposites, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 61 (12) (2012) 931-948.
   
43. G. Sangeetha Rani, Murali Krishna Beera and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development of Sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone) (SPEEK)/Zirconium Titanium Phosphate (ZTP) Composite Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124 (2012) E45-E56.
   
44. D. Vasanth, G. Pugazhenthi* and R. Uppaluri, Fabrication and Properties of Low Cost Ceramic Microfiltration Membranes for Separation of Oil and Bacteria from its Solution, Journal of Membrane Science, 379 (2011) 154-163.
   
45. P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Addition of TiO2 on the properties of ceramic membrane supports and its influence on the separation of oil and BSA protein from its solution, Desalination, 279 (2011) 104-114.
   
46. D. Vasanth, R. Uppaluri and G. Pugazhenthi*, Influence of Sintering Temperature on the Properties of Porous Ceramic Support Prepared by Uniaxial Dry Compaction Method using Low Cost Raw Materials for Membrane Applications, Separation Science and Technology, 46 (2011) 1241-1249.
   
47. Kaberi Kakati, Aditya Prakash, G. Pugazhenthi*, Thermal Properties and Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Polypropylene/ Organomodified Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Nanocomposites Prepared by Melt Intercalation Technique, Key Engineering Materials, 471-472 (2011) 209-214.
   
48. Balakrushna Sahu and G. Pugazhenthi*, Properties of Polystyrene/Organically modified Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites Synthesized by Solvent Blending Method, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 120(4) (2011) 2485-2495.
   
49. S.V. Krishna and G. Pugazhenthi*, Properties and Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Polystyrene/Organoclay Nanocomposites Synthesized by Solvent Blending Method: Effect of Processing Conditions and Organoclay Loading, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 120(3) (2011) 1322-1336.
   
50. P. Monash, Ram Niwas and G. Pugazhenthi*, Utilization of Ball Clay Adsorbents for the Removal of Crystal Violet Dye from Aqueous Solution, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 13(1) (2011) 141-151.
   
51. S.V. Krishna and G. Pugazhenthi*, Influence of processing conditions on the properties of polystyrene (PS)/ organomontmorillonite (OMMT) nanocomposites prepared via solvent blending method, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 60 (2) (2011) 144-162.
   
52. P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development of ceramic supports derived from low cost clays for membrane applications and its optimization based on sintering temperature, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 8(1) (2011) 227-238.
   
53. Abhijit Majhi, G. Pugazhenthi* and Anupam Shukla, Comparative Study of Ultrasound Stimulation and Conventional Heating Methods on the Preparation of Nano-sized -Al2O3, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 49 (2010) 4710-4719.
   
54. P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Investigation of Equilibrium and Kinetic Parameters of Methylene Blue Adsorption onto MCM-41, The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 27(4) (2010) 1184-1191.
   
55. P. Monash, Abhijit Majhi and G. Pugazhenthi*, Separation of BSA using -Al2O3-Clay Composite Ultrafiltration Membrane, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 85 (2010) 545-554.
   
56. P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Removal of Crystal Violet Dye from Aqueous Solution using Calcined and Uncalcined Mixed Clay Adsorbents, Separation Science and Technology, 45 (2010) 94-104.
   
57. Abhijit Majhi, P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Fabrication and Characterization of -Al2O3-Clay Composite Ultrafiltration Membrane for the Separation of Electrolytes from its Aqueous Solution, Journal of Membrane Science, 340 (2009) 181-191.
   
58. Sabuj Das, Prabirkumar Saha and G. Pugazhenthi, Modeling and Simulation of Stirred Dead End Ultrafiltration Process Using ASPEN Engineering Suite, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 48 (2009) 4428-4439.
   
59. P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Adsorption of crystal violet dye from aqueous solution using mesoporous materials synthesized at room temperature, Adsorption, 15 (2009) 390-405.
   
60. Balakrushna Sahu and G. Pugazhenthi*, Synthesis and Characterization of Polystyrene/Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites, Journal of Polymeric Materials, 25 (3) (2008), 315-323.
   
61. G. Pugazhenthi* and Anil Kumar, Modeling of the mass transfer effect in biphasic enzyme membrane reactor for hydrolysis of olive oil, International Journal of Food Engineering, 4(5) (2008) Article 8 (page 1-28).
   
62. V. Sivasubramanian, G. Pugazhenthi, J. Jegan and M. Velan, Bed expansion characteristics of two phase inverse fluidized bed reactor in viscous systems, IETECH Journal of Mechanical Design, 2 (1) (2008) 55-61.
   
63. Balakrushna Sahu and G. Pugazhenthi*, Synthesis of polystyrene (PS)/ novel layered double hydroxide (LDH) nanocomposites by solvent blending method, International Journal of Chemical Sciences, 5 (4) (2007) 1755-1763.
   
64. P. Monash, Abhijit Majhi and G. Pugazhenthi*, Characterization of low cost clays for preparation of porous ceramic membrane supports, International Journal of Chemical Sciences, 5 (4) (2007) 1862-1872.
   
65. S. Sachan, S. Sachdeva, G. Pugazhenthi and Anil Kumar, Hydrolysis of olive oil using lipase bonded to modified carbon membrane, AIChE J, 52 (4) (2006) 1611-1620.
   
66. Manoj Kumar, Satyam Agarwal, G. Pugazhenthi, Anupam Shukla, and Anil Kumar, Preparation and characterization of Iron salt embedded electrodialysis analcime-C zeolite clay composite membrane, Journal of Membrane Science, 275 (2006) 110-118.
   
67. G. Pugazhenthi, S. Sachan, Nanda Kishore and Anil Kumar, Separation of chromium (VI) using modified ultrafiltration charged carbon membrane and its mathematical modeling, Journal of Membrane Science, 254 (2005) 229-239.
   
68. G. Pugazhenthi and Anil Kumar, Experimental and modeling of separation of Cr (VI) from its aqueous solution using PMMA-EGDM ultrafiltration clay composite anion exchange membrane, AIChE J, 51 (2005) 2001-2010.
   
69. G. Pugazhenthi and Anil Kumar, Enzyme membrane reactor for hydrolysis of olive oil using lipase immobilized on modified PMMA composite membrane. Journal of Membrane Science, 228 (2004) 187-197.
   
70. C. Neelakandan, G. Pugazhenthi and A. Kumar, Preparation of NOx modified PMMA-EGDM composite membrane for the recovery of chromium (VI), European Polymer Journal, 39 (2003) 2383-2391.
   
INTERNATIONAL CONFERRENCES
   
1. R. Vinoth Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Optimization of BSA separation using tubular configured FAU-type zeolite membrane through hybrid Response Surface and bi-objective Genetic Algorithm approach, 14th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes (ICIM-2016) – 10-13 July, 2016, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, Atlanta, GA, USA (Accepted for oral presentation).
   
2. Manish Kumar, Samarshi Chakraborty, Kelothu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Influence of Cu-Cr layered double hydroxide (LDH) on the rheological properties and thermal degradation kinetics of PMMA nanocomposites, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, 08-13 November 2015, Salt Lake City, USA.
   
3. R. Vinoth Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Hydrothermal synthesis of MFI type zeolite membrane on low cost tubular ceramic substrate for removal of hexavalent chromium, International Conference on Environment 2015 (ICENV-2015), 18-19 August 2015,  Eastin Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.
   
4. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, R. Vinoth Kumar, Partha Pratim Adhikari, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Ultrafiltration of FeCl3 from aqueous solution using MCM-41 ceramic composite membrane, International Conference on Environment 2015 (ICENV-2015), 18-19 August 2015,  Eastin Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.
   
5. Manish Kumar, S. Arun, Pradeep Upadhyaya and G. Pugazhenthi*, Role of Various Compatibilizers on the Properties of PMMA/Clay Nanocomposite, International Conference on Advances In Materials and Processing Technology (AMPT-2014), 16-20 November 2014, Dubai, UAE.
   
6. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi*, and Vimal Katiyar, Sucrose Ester/ Poly(lactic acid) Nanocomposites for Food Packaging Application: Fabrication and Characterization, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, 3-8 November 2013, San Francisco (USA).
   
7. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi*, and Vimal Katiyar, Fabrication and Thermal Degradation Studies of Exfoliated Graphene Reinforced Poly (lactic acid) Nanocomposite, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, 3-8 November 2013, San Francisco (USA).
   
8. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi*, and Vimal Katiyar, Non-Isothermal Degradation Studies of Poly (lactic acid)/Sucrose Ester Nanocomposites, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, 3-8 November 2013, San Francisco (USA).
   
9. Manish Kumar Sinha and G. Pugazhenthi*, Influence of Organomodified Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Content on the Thermal Properties and Degradation Kinetics of Polystyrene (PS)/Ni-Al LDH Nanocomposites Prepared via Solvent Blending Method, 4th International Conference on Multi-Functional Materials and Structures (MFMS 2013), 14-17 July 2013, Bangkok, Thailand.
   
10. Vijay Kumar, Manish Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Kinetics of Thermal Degradation of PMMA/Organoclay Nanocomposites: Effect of Nanoclay Loading, 2nd International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Material (ICPEAM 2012), 12-14 June 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
   
11. D. Vasanth, K. Surseh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Preparation of Circular Shaped Ceramic Membrane for Oily Wastewater Treatment, 2nd International Conference on Process Engineering and Advanced Material (ICPEAM 2012), 12-14 June 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
   
12. Balakrushna Sahu and G. Pugazhenthi*, Characterization of Polystyrene (PS)/Organomodified Layered Double Hydroxide (OLDH) Nanocomposites Prepared by in situ Polymerization, 20th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM XX), 15-18 December 2011, Hong Kong, SAR China.
   
13. Kaberi Kakati, Aditya Prakash, G. Pugazhenthi*, Thermal Properties and Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Polypropylene/ Organomodified Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Nanocomposites Prepared by Melt Intercalation Technique, 8th International Conference on Composite Science and Technology (ICCST8), 22-24 March 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
   
14. Y. N. Prajapati and G. Pugazhenthi*, Influence of Synthesis Methods on the Properties of Nanosized ZrO2: A Comparison Study, POLYCHAR 19-World Forum on Advanced Materials, 20-24 March 2011, Kathmandu, Nepal.
   
15. Abhijit Majhi, P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development of Low Cost -Al2O3-Clay Composite Ultrafiltration Membrane for Separation of Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA), Euromembrane 2009, September 6-10, 2009, Montpellier, France.
   
16. G. Pugazhenthi* and Anil Kumar, Lipase Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Olive Oil in the Biphasic Enzyme Membrane Reactor: Modeling of Mass Transfer Effect, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, 04-09 November 2007, Salt Lake City, USA.
   
17. G. Pugazhenthi, S. Sachan, Nanda Kishore and Anil Kumar, Modelling and separation properties of nitrated and aminated carbon membrane derived from phenol-formaldehyde resin for chromium (VI) recovery, Euromembrane 2004, September 28-October 1, 2004, Humbarg, Germany.
   
NATIONAL CONFERENCES
   
1. R. Vinoth Kumar, Ashim Kumar Basumatary and G. Pugazhenthi*, Preparation of Faujasite (FAU) Zeolite Membrane on Low Cost Porous Tubular Ceramic Substrate for Removal of Chromium from Wastewater, International Conference on Waste Management - RECYCLE - 2016, 1-2 April 2016, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
   
2. R. Vinoth Kumar, Lalit Goswami, Kannan Pakshirajan, G. Pugazhenthi*, Treatment of local dairy industry wastewater using novel low cost tubular ceramic membrane, The annual Chemical Engineering symposium - Reflux 2016, 25-27 March 2016, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India (First Prize in Paper Presentation Competition).
   
3. R. Vinoth Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Oily Wastewater Treatment Using Tubular Configured Ceramic Membrane Elaborated from Inexpensive Raw Materials, 3rd Indo-German workshop on Advances in Materials, Reaction & Separation Processes, 23-26 February 2016, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
   
4. R. Vinoth Kumar, Srijon Guha, M. Mohankumar, G. Pugazhenthi*, Adsorption kinetics & equilibrium studies on removal of Cr(VI) from aqueous solutions  using analcim-C zeolite, 68th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2015), 27-29 December 2015, IIT Guwahati.
   
5. Kelothu Suresh, G. Saranya, M. Kaviya , S. Sowmiya , P. Abinaya sri , Manish Kumar , Payel Sen, R. Anbarasan and G. Pugazhenthi*, Effect of Co-Al LDH Loading on Rheological Behaviour of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA)/LDH Solutions, 68th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2015), 27-29 December 2015, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
   
6. Payel Sen, Kelothu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Effect of modified Muti-walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT) on the properties of Polystyrene/MWCNT nanocomposites, 68th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2015), 27-29 December 2015, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
   
7. Kelothu Suresh, Manish Kumar, R. Vinoth Kumar, M. Jeyapriya,  R. Anbarasan and G. Pugazhenthi*, Sonication assisted synthesis of polystyrene/organoclay nanocomposites: influence of clay content, International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (NANO-2015), 07-10 December 2015, K.S. Rangasamy College of Technology, Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, India.
   
8. R. Vinoth Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Manufacturing of Analcime-C, MCM-41 and γ-Al2O3 composite membranes on low cost porous ceramic support and their performance in removal of anionic dye, 6th Annual Research Symposium in Chemical Engineering ChEmference-2015, 5 - 6 December 2015, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India.
   
9. R. Vinoth Kumar, P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*, Treatment of oil-in-water emulsion using tubular ceramic membrane acquired from locally available low cost inorganic precursors, International Conference on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Environment (RESE-2015), 10-13 August 2015, Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology (MCET), Pollachi, Tamil Nadu.
   
10. Kanchapogu Suresh, Manpadu Ramesh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Low Cost Ceramic Microfiltration Membrane for Treatment of Oil-Water Emulsios in Cross Flow Mode, International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE-2015), 20-21 March 2015, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Warangal, Telangana.
   
11. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, A. K. Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Preparation and Evaluation of MCM-48 Ceramic Composite Membrane by Separation of FeCl3   from Aqueous Solution, Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (FICS 2014), 4-6 December 2014, IIT Guwahati, Assam.
   
12. Kelothu Suresh, R. Vinoth Kumar, M. Jeyapriya, R. Anbarasan and G. Pugazhenthi*,  Study on the Effect of Organically Modified Montmorillonite (OMMT) Content on Rheological Properties of Polystyrene Nanocomposites, National Seminar on Recent trends in Fundamental and Applied Chemical Sciences (RTFACS-2014), 19-21 November 2014, Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam.
   
13. Kanchapogu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development and Characterization of Thermally Stable Novel Ceramic Membrane from Inorganic Clay Materials for Treatment of Synthetic Oil-water Emulsions, National Seminar on Recent Trends in Fundamental and Applied Chemical Sciences (RTFACS-2014), 19-21 November 2014, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam.
   
14. Ashim Kumar Basumatary,  Partha Pratim Adhikari, R. Vinoth Kumar, A. K. Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Synthesis of FAU-type Inorganic Ultrafiltration Membrane, National Seminar on Recent trends in Fundamental and Applied Chemical Sciences (RTFACS-2014), 19-21 November 2014, Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam.
   
15. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, Partha Pratim Adhikari, A. K. Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development and Performance Evaluation of MCM-41-Ceramic Composite Membrane by Separation of AlCl3 from Aqueous Solution, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering & Technology (ICACE ’14), 16-18 October 2014, Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala.
   
16. Tekula Srinu, Kanchapogu Suresh, A.K. Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Treatment of Oily Wastewater using TiO2 Microfiltration Membrane Prepared on Ceramic Support, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering & Technology (ICACE ’14), 16-18 October 2014, Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala.
   
17. Kelothu Suresh, Rijumoni Boro, R. Vinoth Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*,  Effect of Concentration and Temperature on Rheological Behaviour of Polystyrene Solution, International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC 2014), 11-13 October 2014, International and Inter University Centre for nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.
   
18. R. Vinoth Kumar, A. K. Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Fabrication of Zirconia Composite Membrane by in-situ Hydrothermal Technique and Its Application in Methyl Orange Separation, International Conference on Green Technology for Environmental Pollution Prevention and Control (ICGTEPC 2014), 27-29 September 2014, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NITT), India.
   
19. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, A. K. Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Performance Assessment of MCM-48 Ceramic Composite Membrane by Separation of AlCl3 from Aqueous Solution, International Conference on Green Technology for Environmental Pollution Prevention and Control (ICGTEPC 2014), 27-29 September 2014, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NITT), India.
   
20. Ashim Kumar Basumatary, Partha Pratim Adhikari, A. K. Ghoshal and G. Pugazhenthi*, Removal of AlCl3 from Aqueous Solution with MCM-41-Ceramic Composite Membrane, National Conference on Sustainable Development of Environmental Systems, 20-21 June 2014, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
   
21. Kanchapogu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Utilization of Fly ash in Fabrication of Ceramic Membrane, Annual Symposium on Solid Waste Management (RECYCLE 2014), 6 April 2014, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam.
   
22. Kanchapogu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Treatment of Oily Wastewater by Ceramic Membrane from Fly ash, Annual Chemical Engineering Symposium (Reflux 2.0), 29-30 March 2014, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam.
   
23. Kanchapogu Suresh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Performance Evaluation of Microfiltration Ceramic Membrane from Fly ash by Treatment of Oily Wastewater, DAE-BRNS Symposium on Emerging Trends in Separation Science and Technology (SESTEC-2014), 25-28 February 2014, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
   
24. Manish Kumar, Ayyankali Muthuraja and G. Pugazhenthi*, Tribological studies of PMMA nanocomposites with organoclay reinforcements, First Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers, 10-11 January 2014, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
   
25. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi*, and Vimal Katiyar, Non Isothermal Crystallization Kinetics for Graphene Reinforced Poly (lactic acid) Nanocomposites, First Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers, 10-11 January 2014, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.
   
26. Ravibabu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi*, and Vimal Katiyar, Non Isothermal Cold Crystallization Kinetics for Sucrose Palmitate Reinforced Poly (lactic acid) Bionanocomposites, Polymer Processing Society Asia/Australia conference (PPS-2013), 4-7 December 2013, Mumbai, India.
   
27. Manish Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Pradeep Upaadhyaya and G. Pugazhenthi*, Mechanical Properties of PMMA/Organoclay Nanocomposites Prepared via Melt Intercalation Technique, International Conference on Materials Science and Technology (ICMST 2012), 10-14 June 2012, St.Thomas College Pala, Kottayam, Kerala.
   
28. P. Monash and G. Pugazhenthi*,Removal of Methyl Orange Dye from its Aqueous Solution using Calcined Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Adsorbent, 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical, Manufacturing and Building Sciences (ICAMB - 2012), 09-11 January 2012, VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu.
   
29. D. Vasanth, R. Arvind, Raja Subramanian Ramanathan, A. Arunagiri and G. Pugazhenthi*, Removal of methylene blue dye from aqueous solution using mixed clays adsorbent, 64th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2011), 27-29 December 2011, Bangalore.
   
30. Vijay Kumar, Manish Kumar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Effect of various solvents on the thermal properties and thermal degradation kinetics of PMMA/organoclay nanocomposites prepared by solvent blending method, 64th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2011), 27-29 December 2011, Bangalore.
   
31. D. Vasanth, G. Pugazhenthi* and R. Uppaluri, Development of Low Cost Ceramic Microfiltration Membrane from Inexpensive Raw Materials for Bacteria Removal Application, International Conference on Membranes (ICM-2011), 16-19 September 2011, Kottayam, Kerala.
   
32. D. Vasanth, R. Uppaluri and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development of Porous Ceramic Support by Uniaxial Dry Compaction Method using Low Cost Raw Materials for Membrane Applications, 63rd Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2010), 27-30 December 2010, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu.
   
33. K. Kakati, G. Pugazhenthi* and P.K. Iyer, Mechanical Properties of PP/Ni-Al LDH Nanocomposites Prepared by Melt Intercalation Technique, Sixth International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN 6), 11-12 December 2009, Coimbatore.
   
34. Abhijit Majhi and G. Pugazhenthi*, Effect of Ultrasound Stimulation on the Properties of Nano-sized -Al2O3 Synthesized from Aluminium Chloride Salt, International Conference on Recent Trends in Materials and Mechanical Engineering (ICMME-2008), 18-20 December 2008, Pollachi.
   
35. Monash P, Abhijit Majhi and G. Pugazhenthi*, Adsorption studies of methylene  blue onto MCM-41, The 12th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG 2008), 01-06 October 2008, Goa.
   
36. P. Monash, A. Majhi, P. Balasubramanian and G. Pugazhenthi*, Review on Treatment of Textile Plant Effluent by Membrane Separation Processes, Second International Conference on Resource Utilization and Intelligent Systems (INCRUIS 2008), 03-05 January 2008, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode.
   
37. Balakrushna Sahu and G. Pugazhenthi*, Synthesis of polystyrene (PS)/ novel layered double hydroxide (LDH) nanocomposites by solvent blending method, National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering (NCFCE 2007), 12-14 December 2007, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati.
   
38. P. Monash, Abhijit Majhi and G. Pugazhenthi*, Characterization of low cost clays for preparation of porous ceramic membrane supports, National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering (NCFCE 2007), 12-14 December 2007, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati.
   
39. Abhijit Majhi, Abhigyan Gupta, P. Monash, T. Sivasankar and G. Pugazhenthi*, Preparation and Characterization of Nano-sized Alumina Powders by Ultrasound Stimulation, 60th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2007), 27-30 December 2007, Kolkata.
   
40. D. Ghosh, A. Majhi, P. Ghosh and G. Pugazhenthi*, Development and characterization of ceramic supports for ultrafiltration membranes, 60th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2007), 27-30 December 2007, Kolkata.
   
41. Balakrushna Sahu and G. Pugazhenthi*, Synthesis and Characterization of Polystyrene/Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites, International Seminar on Frontiers in Polymer Science and Technology (POLY-2007), 1-3 November 2007, Guwahati (Selected for Best Paper Award).
   
42. K. Srinivasulu, A. Difoe, G. Pugazhenthi and A. Verma, Development of hybrid Nafion® membrane for direct methanol fuel cell, International Conference on Cleaner Technologies and Environmental Management (ICCTEM)-2007, 4-6 January 2007, Pondicherry.
   
43. G. Pugazhenthi*, Manoj Kumar, Anupam Shukla and Anil Kumar, Characterization of analcime-C zeolite clay composite ultrafiltration membrane: Organic solvent permeation study, International Conference on Cleaner Technologies and Environmental Management (ICCTEM)-2007, 4-6 January 2007, Pondicherry.
   
44. G. Pugazhenthi*, R. M. Mohanty and K. Balasubramanian, Synthesis of boehmite using metallic aluminium waste and its use as coating material for inorganic membrane, International Congress of Chemistry and Environment (ICCE) - 2005, 24-26 December 2005, Indore.
   
45. G. Pugazhenthi and Anil Kumar, Immobilization of lipase onto chemically modified PMMA composite membrane for hydrolysis of olive oil, 56th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2003), 19-22 December 2003, Bhubaneswar.
   
46. G. Pugazhenthi, C. Neelakandan and Anil Kumar, Effect of nitration of PMMA composite membrane on the recovery of Cr (VI), 55th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2002), 19-22 December 2002, Hyderabad.
   
47. Anupam Shukla, G. Pugazhenthi and Anil Kumar, Sodium salt splitting by a novel ceramic polymer composite membrane at low temperature & low current density, 55th Annual Meeting of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2002), 19-22 December 2002, Hyderabad.