Dr. Uma Krishnakumar


Qualification: PhD

Professional Experience:4 YEARS

Date of Joining:10/07/2017 

Area of interest:Biochemical Engineering


Phone: 9495504281

Biochemical Engineering

  1. Uma Krishnakumar, V Sivasubramanian, “Recent advancements in biodiesel from non-edible oils using packed bed membrane reactors”, Environmental Sustainability Using Green Technologies – CRC Press September 2016.
  2. Uma Krishnakumar, V Sivasubramanian, “Biodiesel from Rubber Seed Oil: A Sustainable Solution for Biofuel Production”, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, – Nova Science Publishers June 2015.

  3. attended FDPs on the titles ‘Technical English for Engineers’ & ‘Industrial Biotechnology’ from July-Oct, 2018.
  1. Uma Krishnakumar, V Sivasubramanian, “Kinetic study of preparation of biodiesel from crude rubber seed oil over a modified heterogeneous catalyst”, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology – In press
  2. Uma Krishnakumar, V Sivasubramanian, “Spectroscopic techniques for stability and quality assessment of biodiesel”, Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 28, no. 12, pp: 115-118, November 2016.
  3. Uma Krishnakumar, V Sivasubramanian, “Optimization of lab-scale preparation of biodiesel from rubber seed oil using modified calcium oxide as catalyst”, Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems, Vol. 6, pp: 55-65, July 2016. 
  4. Uma Krishnakumar, V Sivasubramanian, N Selvaraju, “Physico-chemical properties of biodiesel extracted from rubber seed oil using solid metal oxide catalyst”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Vol. 3, no. 4, pp: 2206-2209, July 2013.

  5. R Sivashankar, A B Sathya, Uma Krishnakumar and V Sivasubramanian, “Synthesis of magnetic biocomposite for efficient adsorption of azo dye from aqueous solution”, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Assessment, Vol. 121, pp: 149-153, November 2015.

Uma Krishnakumar, R Sivashankar, V Sivasubramanian, “Stability and quality assessment of biodiesel by photochemiluminescence method”, International Conference on Green Technology for Environmental Pollution Prevention and Control -2014, NIT Trichy – Best Paper Award 2014

•Uma Krishnakumar, V Sivasubramanian, “Process optimization of biodiesel produced from rubber seed oil and performance analysis of diesel engine fuelled by biodiesel blends”, Kerala Science Congress 2013 – Conference Proceedings

•Uma Krishnakumar, V Sivasubramanian, “Evaluation of fuel quality parameters of biodiesel derived from rubber seed oil”, Kerala Science Congress 2013 – Best Poster Award

1.Workshop on Modeling and Simulation in Chemical Engineering at NIT Calicut.
2. One day workshop on MATLAB application areas at NIT Calicut.

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