Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist Award | Environmental Engineering

Dr. P. Senthil Kumar  Ph.D.,

Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

SSN College of Engineering

Tamil Nadu, India


Dr. P. Senthil Kumar was born in Melur, Madurai of Tamil Nadu in 1982.  P. Senthil Kumar is at present an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at SSN College of Engineering. He has always been an over-achiever. He stood school first in the HSC Examination (School Gold Medallist), and he received his B.Tech and M.E with First Class with Distinction, having secured the University 1st Rank in M.E. and University 16th rank in B.Tech and was awarded the gold medals in both degrees. He completed his P.G Diploma in Energy Auditing & Management at SISI, Guindy, Chennai. He completed his Ph.D. in “Adsorption of metal ions onto native and chemically modified agricultural waste” at Alagappa College of Technology, Anna University, Chennai. Dr. P. Senthil Kumar had a deep involvement in the development of Low-Cost Waste Water Treatment Technologies and Alternative Fuel Processing Technologies. He immersed himself in conducting research in chosen area of specialization, guiding Ph.D. projects, M.Tech. and B.Tech students and teaching at undergraduate and post graduate level. He is a recognized Anna University Research Supervisor to guide Ph.D. /M.S. candidates. Under his guidance, 9 Ph.D. scholars are doing their active research in the area of Waste Water Treatment and Alternative Fuels. He has published more than 85 research papers in highly reputed International Journals and 50 research papers in National/International Conferences. To add to his credential, one of his research papers has highlighted in Nature India, Nature Publishing Groups (doi:10.1038/nindia.2012.25). The author’s h-index for his publication is 18 with over 1292+ citations. He created awareness among the undergraduate and postgraduate students about the importance of the research activities and make them to do good research and to publish their research work in a peer-reviewed International Journals. In this regard, B.Tech/M.Tech students have published more than 35 research papers in a highly reputed peer-reviewed International Journals under his guidance. SSN management honoured him with the SSN Best Researcher Awards during the years 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16. He is an outstanding teacher. His class room is always well structured and he has excellent class room management. As a proof of his teaching excellence, he received CTS (Cognizant Technological Solutions) Best Teacher Award for the academic year 2013-2014 for the excellent performance in Academic and Research activities. Also he received the SSN Best Teacher Awards for the consecutive 6 years (2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014 and 2014-2015). He has organized/attended many externally/internally funded conferences/workshops/seminars/faculty development programmes at national and international level. He is a member of many professional societies, including IAENG, APCBEES and is an active consultant to few reputed industries and R&D organizations. He is acting as an active reviewer in many reputed peer-reviewed International Journals. He is also an active member of the sports events. He secured Man of the Match and Man of the Series Award in SSN-DABC Cricket Tournament (2014). He received SSN Faculty Badminton Winner Awards for the consecutive 9 years.