Pushpavanam S

Professor

Chemical Engineering ,

2018 - present: Chair professor

2017- Prof Dr YBG Varma Chair Professor

+91 44 22574161

spush@iitm.ac.in

https://che.iitm.ac.in/spush/

Research Areas

  • Mathematical Modeling, 

  • Nonlinear dynamics and instabilities, 

  • Microfluidics and Process intensification, 

  • Gasification,

  • Flow Visualisation


Selected Journal Publications

  • Gande, V V; Vats, S; Bhatt, N; Pushpavanam, S: Sequential recovery of metals from waste printed circuit boards using a zero-discharge hydrometallurgical process. Cleaner Engineering and Technology, 4 , 2021, ISSN: 26667908. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Kinhal, K V; Bhatt, N; Pushpavanam, S: Unraveling reaction pathways for tuning bimetallic nanoparticle structures: role of reactant addition sequence. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 23 (7), 2021, ISSN: 13880764. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Kumar, B S; Khot, A; Chakravarthy, V S; Pushpavanam, S: A Network Architecture for Bidirectional Neurovascular Coupling in Rat Whisker Barrel Cortex. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 15 , 2021, ISSN: 16625188. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Gopalakrishnan, S; Ghosh, R; Renganathan, T; Pushpavanam, S: Sensitive and selective determination of triclosan using visual spectroscopy. Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 254 , 2021, ISSN: 13861425. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Choudhary, A; Renganathan, T; Pushpavanam, S: Comment on "migration of an electrophoretic particle in a weakly inertial or viscoelastic shear flow". Physical Review Fluids, 6 (3), 2021, ISSN: 2469990X. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Vinze, P M; Choudhary, A; Pushpavanam, S: Motion of an active particle in a linear concentration gradient. Physics of Fluids, 33 (3), 2021, ISSN: 10706631. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Gande, V V; Pushpavanam, S: Continuous synthesis of copper nanoparticles using a polyol process in a milli-channel reactor. Journal of Flow Chemistry, 2021, ISSN: 2062249X. (Type: Journal Article)

Research Projects

  • Hydrodynamic Stability

  • Nonlinear Dynamics

  • Microfluidics

  • Energy:Production and efficient utilization

  • Green Engineering., Eco-chemistry and Kinetics for Sustainability (GEEKS)

  • Flow Visualisation

           Patents

  • Sequential Extraction Of Metals From Printed Circuit Boards By Hydrometallurgical Route Using The Same Acid Vamsi Vikram G | Narendiran K | Kinhal Krishna V | *Bhatt Nirav P | Pushpavanam S India Institute Of Technology Madras ( Indian Institute Of Technology Madras) Patent No. In201841032120a  Completed Filed 2018-08-28  Published 2020-03-06

  • An Integrated Microfluidic Device For Continuous Concentration Of A Dilute Solution Of A Solute Pushpavanam S. | Sahu Avinash Indian Institute Of Technology Madras Patent No. In201741036304a Completed Filed 2017-10-12 Published 2019-04-19

  • Device For Continuous Passive Foam Separation In Microfluidic System Pushpavanam S | Sahu Avinash  Indian Institute Of Technology Madras ( Indian Institute Of Technology Madras) Patent No. In201641024211a Completed Filed 2016-07-15 Published 2018-01-19 

  • Method And Means For Controlling Flowrate Of Molten Fluid Pushpavanam S. | Dhirhi Ravindra | Palanivelu R. Indian Institute Of Technology Madras ( Indian Institute Of Technology Madras) Patent No. In201641007631a Completedfiled 2016-03-04 Published 2017-09-08

  •  Sequential Extraction Of Metals From Printed Circuit Boards By Hydrometallurgical Route Using The Same Acid Gande Vamsi Vikram,In | Kumar Narendiran,In | Kinhal Krishna V,In | *Bhatt Nirav P,In | *Subramaniam Pushpavanam,In  Indian Institute Of Technology Madras,In Patent No. Wo2020044365a1 Completed Filed 2019-08-20 Published 2020-03

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2017 -Prof Dr YBG Varma Chair Professor

  • 1999-Rajarambapu National Award-Indian Society For Technical Education

  • 1996-Fulbright Fellowship-University of Florida