FACULTY PROFILE
Dr. S. Sumithra
Assistant professor
+91 919573339147
ssumithra@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
Qualification :
2006 Ph. D, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
PDF/Teaching Experience :
July 2009 – Present, Assistant Professor, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa
Dec 2007 – April 2009, Lecturer, Tamil Nadu College of Engineering, Combatore
Dec 2006 – Dec 2007,St. Peters Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai
Area/s of research interests :
Wastewater treatment by adsorption, Solid waste Management, Phytoremediation,
Achievements/Awards :
UGC- Lecturer ship in Environmental Science 2003.
Projects undertaken :
Title of the Research Project Funding Agency and Budget Duration of the Project
Removal of phosphate in waste water by adsorption method Agri Science Dept. of Commerce & Industries, Govt. of A.P 1,30,000.00 2 Years (2011-2013)
“Evaluation f hytoremediation potencial of native plant species for Stronium, Cadmium and Mercurycontaminated soils” UGC, New Delhi 11,71,800.00 3 Years (2013-2016)
Details of significant paper publications :
1. An Assessment of Reservoirs of multiresistant Nosocomial pathogens in a secondary care hospital. Indian J. Microbiology. 2000, 40,183 – 190.
2. Adsorptive removal of catechol on waste Fe(III)/Cr(III) hydroxide: Equilibrium and Kinetic study. Ind. Eng. Chem.Res. 2004, 43, 7581 – 7587 (American Chemical Society).
3. Removal of Direct red 12B and Methylene Blue from water by adsorption onto Fe(III)/Cr(III) hydroxide, an industrial solid waste. J. Environ. Mangt. 74, 2005, 207 – 215 (Elsevier).
4. Removal of Quinol from aqueous solution by adsorption onto Fe(III)/Cr(III) hydroxide and application to real effluent treatment. Int. J. Env. Stud. 64, 2007, 195 – 206 (Taylor & Francis group)
5. Adsorption of anionic dyes onto “waste” Fe(III)/Cr(III) hydroxide. J. Env. Sci. Engg 48, 2006, 69 – 74 (NEERI).
6. Adsorptive removal of phenols by Fe (III)/Cr (III) hydroxide, an industrial solid waste. 2007. Clean Tech and Env Policy 9, 2007, 215 - 223 (Springer).