Dr. M. Sanjeevagandhi

Dr. M. Sanjeevagandhi
Dr. M. Sanjeevagandhi 

Assistant Professor
Area: Environmental Sciences
Affiliation: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, SRM Institute of Science and Technology
E-mail: sanjeevm@srmist.edu.in

Education

Post Doctoral Fellow Non-thermal Plasma  Jeju National University, Jeju, S.Korea, 2014
Ph.D. Environmental Sciences  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2009
M.Sc. Agriculture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2006
B.Sc. Agriculture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2004

Other Details:

Courses

  • ENS 101 Principles of Environmental Sciences (1+1)
  • ERG 211 Renewable Energy (1+0)
  • RSG 101 Geo-informatics for Precision farming (1+0)
  • SAC 101 Principles of Analytical Chemistry (1+1)
  • ENS 201 Environmental Studies and Disaster Management (2+1)           
  • ENS 301 Environmental Pollution Control (1+1)
  • NST 301 Fundamentals and Applications of Nanotechnology (1+0)
  • AGE 18302 Environmental Protection and Disaster Management (2+1)

Research Interests

  • Decomposition of VOCs by Non-thermal Plasma-Nano catalyst process
  • Solid waste management & Agricultural waste recycling
  • Industrial waste water treatment
  • Synthesis of Nano materials and its Application in Agriculture and Environment

Selected Publications

  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S. 2014. Shape-dependent plasma-catalytic activity of ZnO nanomaterials coated on porous ceramic membrane for oxidation of butane. Chemosphere, 117: 440-446. (SCI IF - 3.698).
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2014. Catalytic non-thermal plasma decomposition of ethylene by using ZrO2 nanoparticles. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 12(3) 214-224.. (SCI IF – 2.453).
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2013. Effect of packing materials on the decomposition of tetrafluoroethane in a packed-bed dielectric barrier discharge plasma reactor. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 12(2): 499-506. (SCI IF – 2.344).
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Ananth A, Mok Y S, Song J I, Park K H, 2013. Time dependence of ethylene decomposition and byproducts formation in a continuous flow dielectric-packed plasma reactor. Chemosphere, 91(5): 685-691. (SCI IF - 3.698).
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, Lee S B, Park H, 2013. Effect of various parameters for butane decomposition under ambient temperature in a dielectric barrier discharge non-thermal plasma reactor. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. 44(5): 786-794. (SCI IF - 2.848).
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2012. Decomposition of trifluoromethane in a dielectric barrier discharge non-thermal plasma reactor. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 24(7): 1234-1239. (SCI IF – 2.208).
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2014. Non-thermal plasma-catalytic decomposition of volatile organic compounds using alumina supported metal oxide nanoparticles. Surface and Coating Technology, 259: 12-19. (SCI IF – 2.139).
  • Sanjeeva GandhiM, Ananth A, Mok, YS,Song J I, Park J H, 2014. Effect of porosity of α-alumina on non-thermal plasma decomposition of ethylene in a dielectric-packed bed reactor. Research on Chemical Intermediates, 40(4): 1483-1493. (SCI IF – 1.833).
  • Ananth A, Dharaneedharan S, Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Heo M S, Mok Y S, 2013. Novel RuO2 nanosheets–Facile synthesis, characterization and application. Chemical Engineering Journal. 223(1)729-736. (SCI IF – 5.310).
  • Ko R, Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Lee SB, Mok YS, 2012. Characteristics of Sr2SiO4:Eu Green Phosphor Synthesized in the Presence of Non-thermal Plasma Discharge. Mol Cryst Liquid Cryst, 564 (1): 1-9. (SCI IF – 0.493).

Conference/ Seminars/ Workshops Attended

  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2013. Shape dependent plasma catalytic activity of ZnO nanoparticles for volatile organic compounds decomposition. In: Korean Society of Industrial Engineering Chemistry Fall Meeting 2013 (KSIEC Fall Meeting)” Daejeon Convention Center, Korea, held on Oct 30 to Nov1. 
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2013. Catalytic and Non-thermal Plasma Catalytic Decomposition of Volatile Organic Compounds Using ZrO2 Nanoparticles. In: “Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE) Fall Meeting, 2013” Daegu Convention Center, Korea, held on Oct 24 - 26.   
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2013. Non-thermal plasma catalytic decomposition of volatile organic compounds using alumina supported metal oxide nanoparticles. In: 9thAsian-European International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (AEPSE, 2013), Jeju, Korea, held on Aug. 25-30.
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2013. Catalytic Non-thermal Plasma Decomposition of Volatilized Organic Compounds using ZrO2 Nanoparticles. In: 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE9), Seoul, Korea, held on Aug. 18-23. 
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2011. Greenhouse gas decomposition by non-thermal plasma technology. In: Korean Society of Industrial Engineering Chemistry Fall Meeting 2011 (KSIEC Fall Meeting)” Gachon University, Korea, held on Nov.02-04. 
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Mok Y S, 2011. Decomposition of trifluoromethane in a dielectric barrier discharge non-thermal plasma reactor. In: “18th international Colloquium on Plasma processes (CIP 2011)” Nantes, France, held on Jul. 04-08.
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Udayasoorian C, 2010. Microwave and photocatalytic treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent by using activated carbon/TiO2 nanocomposite. In: “International symposium on Nanotechnology” VIT, University, India, held on Aug. 25-26. 
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi M, Udayasoorian C, 2010. Immobilization of bacillus subtilis for the treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent. In: “International Conference on Bioresource Technology-Its Applications & Achievements (ICBRT-2010)” Nirmala College, Coimbatore, India, held on Jul. 07-08.  
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi, M., Ramakrishnan, S., Subramanian, S., Sankaralingam, A., 2008. Biological control of root knot nematode M. incognita in blackgram. In: National Seminar on “Organic farming and Sustainable Agriculture for Food Security”. Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram, Dindigul. held on Feb. 29th and Mar 1st p.79.
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi, M., Sangeetha, M., Loganathan, S.R., 2007. Global warming and its impact. In : State level technical symposium on “ECOFEST 07” Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. July 28th, p 140-141.
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi, M., Sangeetha, M., Parameshwari, E., 2006. Bacterial food born illness. In:State level technical symposium on “FOODOZEAL 06” Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. October 16th, p 5.  
  • Sanjeeva Gandhi, M., Ramakrishnan, S., Sangeetha, M., 2006. Organic agricultural and the Conservation of Nature. In: National Seminar on “Organic farming” Arul Anandar College, Karumathur, Madurai, held on Sep. 27 & 28. p.10. 

Training

  • “SPSS for windows – Introduction Course” conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • “SAS for windows – Introduction Course” conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.  
  • Nanotechnology sensitization program, conducted by Nano Science and Technology Consortium, UP, India.
  • “Rice seed production, conducted by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Virudhachalam, TNAU, India
  • Training on “Biosafety Cabinet” conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • “Laboratory safety and WHMJS” conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • “Laser Safety” “Biosafety”  conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • Theory and Practice of X-Ray Diffraction Techniques (TPXRDT - 2009), conducted by Alagappa University, Karaikudi, TN, India.

Academic Experiences

  • Presently, Working as Assistant Professor in Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, from August 2019.
  • Worked as Assistant Professor  & Head, Dept of Natural Resources Management, in Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture and Research, Athimugam, Krishnagiri District from 2016 to 2019.
  • Worked as Research Scientist in National Institute of Miners Health, Nagpur from 2015 to 2016.
  • Worked as Senior Project Scientist in Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur from 2014 to 2015.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Jeju National University, Jeju, S.Korea from 2011 to 2014.
  • Research Fellow in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University from 2010-2011.

Achievements and Awards

  •  “Commonwealth Graduate Student Exchange Fellow” for PhD research sponsored by ‘Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) on behalf of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada’.
  • “Junior Scientist of the Year Award-2010” by National Environmental Science academy, New Delhi, India. 
  • “Outstanding Poster Award” by ‘the 9th Asian-European International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (AEPSE2013)’ August, 25-30, 2013, Jeju, S.Korea.
  • District Expert Appraisal Committee (DEAC) member in Krishnagiri District for B2 Category Projects: Mining of Minor Minerals.
  • “Second prize-for essay competition” conducted by ‘The Madras Agricultural Student’s Union’ 2004, TNAU, Coimbatore, India. 
  • “Student Senior Research Fellowship” 2007-2010 for Ph.D research sponsored by ‘Seashasayee Paper Board & Pvt LTD’ Erode, TN, India.