P.Chandrasekaran
Dr. P. Chandrasekaran

Assistant Professor (S.G)
Area: Mechanical Engineering
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
Email: chandrap4@srmist.edu.in

Education

Ph.D  Mechanical Engineering SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), 2015
M.Tech Mechanical Engineering IIT - Chennai, 1996
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Annamalai University, 1986

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Courses

  • Heat and Mass transfer
  • Gas dynamics and space propulsion
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applied thermal engineering
  • Energy conservation and management

Research Interest

  • Phase change material  based thermal energy storage
  • Nanofluids
  • I.C. Engines.

Selected Publications

  • Chandrasekaran P Cheralathan M, Velraj R.  Influence of the size of the spherical capsule on solidification characteristics of DI water for a cool thermal energy storage system - An experimental study. Energy. 2015:90: 807–813, ELSEVIER, Impact Factor: 4.52. 
  • Chandrasekaran P Cheralathan M, Velraj R. Effect of fill volume on solidification characteristics of DI water in a spherical capsule – An experimental study. Energy. 2015:90: 508–515, ELSEVIER, Impact Factor: 4.52.
  • Chandrasekaran P Cheralathan M, Kumaresan V, Velraj R. Enhanced heat transfer characteristics of water based copper oxide nanofluid PCM in a spherical capsule during solidification for energy efficient cool thermal storage system. Energy. 2014: 72: 636–642, ELSEVIER, Impact Factor: 4.52.
  • Chandrasekaran P Cheralathan M, Kumaresan V, Velraj R. Solidification behavior of water based nanofluid phase change material with a nucleating agent for cool thermal storage system. International Journal of Refrigeration. 2014: 41: 157–163, ELSEVIER, Impact Factor: 2.779.
  • Kumaresan V, Chandrasekaran P Nanda M,  Maini A K,  Velraj R. Role of PCM based nanofluids for energy efficient cool thermal storage system. International Journal of Refrigeration. 2013: 36: 1641-1647, ELSEVIER, Impact Factor: 2.779.

Patents Filed

  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R.,  ‘Spherical capsule for the PCM container in cool thermal energy storage using water as PCM for Vapor Compression Refrigeration (VCR)/ Vapor Absorption Refrigeration (VAR) based cooling applications’, 1447/2017-CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R., ‘Water based PCM in spherical capsules stacked in packed bed Latent Cool Thermal Energy Storage System’, 1446/2017-CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R.,  ‘Material of PCM container on Energy efficiency for a cool thermal energy storage using water as PCM for Vapor Compression Refrigeration (VCR)/Vapor Absorption Refrigeration (VAR) based cooling applications’, 1445/2017-CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R., ‘Energy efficient thermal storage using water based Fe2O3 nanofluids for Vapor Compression Refrigeration (VCR)/ Vapor Absorption Refrigeration (VAR) based cooling applications’,  1444/ 2017- CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R., ‘Novel spherical encapsulation for PCM based Cool Thermal Energy Storage (CTES) applications’, 1443/2017-CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R., ‘Selection of the size of the spherical capsule for encapsulating water based PCM in packed bed Latent Cool Thermal Energy Storage system’, 4430/CHE/2015, August 2015
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R., ‘Energy efficient Latent Cool Thermal Energy Storage system by proper selection of fill volume in the spherical capsule filled with DI water as PCM’,  3791/CHE/2015, July 2015
  • Maini A K, Kumaresan V, Cheralathan M, Chandrasekaran P, Nanda M, Velraj R., ‘Nanofluids PCM for energy efficient thermal storage for VCR/VAR based cooling applications’, 2372/DEL/2012  July 2012.

Copyright

  • Chandrasekaran. P, Experimental Investigations on Subcooling and Heat Transfer Enhancement during Solidification Process in a Spherical Capsule for Cool Thermal Energy Storage System 14843/2017- CO/L

Academic Experiences

  • Total career experience spanning 31 years which comprises 21 years in teaching. Total Research experience of 9 years. 
  • Associate Professor in SRM IST from 1st  January 2018 to till date.
  • Assistant Professor in SRM University, Kattankulathur from 3rd August 2007 to 31st December 2017.
  • Senior Lecturer in Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumpudur from July 1996 to October 1997.
  • Lecturer in Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumpudur from October 1989 to June 1996.
  • Lecturer in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode from December 1986 to October 1989.

Other Professional Experience:

  • Industrial experience from November 1997 to July 2007.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

  • Kumaresan V, Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M and Velraj R. (2013). Experimental investigation on solidification behavior of water   based CNT nanofluids for the cool thermal storage system, Nanotech conference, and Expo Washington DC, May 2013.
  • Kumaresan V, Velraj R, Chandrasekaran P, Maitreyee Nanda, Maini A K (2012). Role of PCM based nanofluids for energy efficient Thermal storage in Electronic Cooling system, 10th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 30 July-01 August 2012, Atlanta, Georgia. 
  • Chandrasekaran P, Kumaresan V, Cheralathan M and Velraj R. (2012), Effective method of using PCM encapsulated spherical container for short duration charging and discharging applications. Proceedings of the Innostock, 12th International Conference on Energy Storage, 2012, Lleida, Spain.

Achievements and Awards

  • Class in-charge for a period of five years from 2007- 08 to 2011-12
  • Squad member for the conduct of University examinations
  • Committee member in various events like convocation, Indian Science Congress meet, FDP programs.
  • Centre coordinator for the conduct of SRMEE
  • Developed one experimental setup for analyzing phase change characteristics of DI water in Heat Transfer Lab.
  • Received certificate of appreciation and cash award for publishing research articles in the teacher’s day from the academic year 2023-13 onwards.
  • Reviewer for Elsevier group of Journals
  • Resource person on one occasion at N.I.T, Rourkela
  • I have prepared the students, to present in the Research Day of SRM University who carried out their project work under my guidance since its inception and I am happy to take pride that my students won the gold medal several times. Further many of them got interested in the Research and opted for their higher studies in abroad.

Memberships

  • Life Member in Indian Society of technical education (ISTE)

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. M. Cheralathan
Dr. M. Cheralathan

Professor & Head
Area: Thermal Engineering
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).
Email: cheralam@srmist.edu.in

Education
Ph.D.,  Energy Engineering IES, CEG, Anna University, Chennai, 2007
M.E Thermal Sciences R&AC, CEG, Anna University, Chennai, 1992
B.E Mechanical Engineering Govt. College of Engineering, Salem, University of Madras, 1989

Other Details:

Courses

  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Applied thermal engineering
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Basic Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Advanced energy storage
  • Design of renewable energy systems
  • Energy efficient buildings and systems
  • Solar radiation and energy conversion
  • Solar thermal systems 

Research Interests

  • Thermal energy storage for solar and building cooling applications
  • Heat transfer analysis in energy systems
  • Bio fuels and bio energy.

Selected Publications

  • Sathishkumar, A., and M. Cheralathan. "Influence of thermal transport properties of NEPCM for cool thermal energy storage system." Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (2020): 1-12.
  • Gnanasikamani, Balaji, SachuthananthanBharathy, and CheralathanMarimuthu. "Ecological influence of addition of antioxidant and incorporation of selective catalytic reduction on NO emission in off‐road engines powered by waste plastic oil blend." Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 39, no. 4 (2020): e13383.
  • Kumar, R. Sathish, G. Balaji, M. Cheralathatn, and K. Sureshkumar. "Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emission from Diesel Engine Fuelled with Plastic Pyrolytic Oil Using Modified Charcoals." In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 1130, no. 1, p. 012082. IOP Publishing, 2021.
  • Sathishkumar, A., Hasan Mohammed, Namit Saxena, and M. Cheralathan. "Study of Thermal Transport Properties of Carbon Based NFPCM (Graphene) For Space Cooling Applications." In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 1130, no. 1, p. 012053. IOP Publishing, 2021.
  • Sathishkumar, A., S. Mrithul, KS Aditya Kashyap, and M. Cheralathan. "Analysis on thermal transport properties of carbon based NFPCM in different concentrations for CTES applications." In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 1130, no. 1, p. 012069. IOP Publishing, 2021.
  • Das, Avipsita, Rohan Sharma, V. Thirunavukkarasu, and M. Cheralathan. "Desiccant-based water production from humid air using concentrated solar energy." Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (2021): 1-11.
  • Thirunavukkarasu, V., Vivek U. Nair, Kunal Tiwari, and M. Cheralathan. "Experimental investigation on thermal performance of cavity receiver integrated with short-term thermal energy storage for a solar parabolic dish concentrator." Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (2020): 1-12.
  • Thirunavukkarasu, V., and M. Cheralathan. "An experimental study on energy and exergy performance of a spiral tube receiver for solar parabolic dish concentrator." Energy 192 (2020): 116635.
  • Sudhakar, P., and M. Cheralathan. "Thermal performance enhancement of solar air collector using a novel V-groove absorber plate with pin-fins for drying agricultural products: an experimental study." Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (2019): 1-12.
  • Sudhakar, P., and M. Cheralathan. "Encapsulated PCM based double pass solar air heater: A comparative experimental study." Chemical Engineering Communications (2019): 1-13.
  • Gnanasikamani, Balaji, SachuthananthanBharathy, and CheralathanMarimuthu. "Ecological influence of addition of antioxidant and incorporation of selective catalytic reduction on NO emission in off‐road engines powered by waste plastic oil blend." Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 39, no. 4 (2020): e13383.
  • Senthil, R., and M. Cheralathan. "Enhancement of the thermal energy storage capacity of a parabolic dish concentrated solar receiver using phase change materials." Journal of Energy Storage 25 (2019): 100841.
  • Gnanasikamani, Balaji, Sathish Kumar Rajamanickam, Suresh Kumar Kasinathan, and CheralathanMarimuthu. Experimental Investigation on an EGR Based Diesel Engine Fueled with the Blend of Diesel and Plastic Oil and an Antioxidant Additive. No. 2019-28-0079. SAE Technical Paper, 2019.
  • Venkatachalam, Thirunavukkarasu, and M. Cheralathan. "Effect of aspect ratio on thermal performance of cavity receiver for solar parabolic dish concentrator: An experimental study." Renewable energy 139 (2019): 573-581.
  • Balaji, G., K. Suresh Kumar, and M. Cheralathan. "Experimental mitigation of NO x emission in exhaust gases of CI engine fuelled with methyl ester of cottonseed oil blend." International Journal of Ambient Energy 41, no. 12 (2020): 1352-1356.
  • Gnanasikamani, Balaji, K. Sureshkumar, and CheralathanMarimuthu. Experimental Investigation on CO 2 Reduction in Exhaust Gases of CI Engine Fuelled with Blend of Cotton Seed Oil Methyl Ester and Diesel. No. 2018-28-0035. SAE Technical Paper, 2018.
  • Gnanasikamani, Balaji, Suresh Kumar, and CheralathanMarimuthu. Experimental Investigation on Combined Performance Improvement and Emission Reduction in a MENO Fuelled CI Engine with Oxygenated and Antioxidant Additives. No. 2018-28-0020. SAE Technical Paper, 2018.
  • Senthil R and Cheralathan M, “Simultaneous testing of a parabolic dish concentrated PCM and non-PCM solar receiver”, Int. J. of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development, 7 (6), pp. 79-85, 2017.
  • Sudhakar P and Cheralathan M, “Experimental study on solar air heater using sensible thermal heat storage system”, Int. J. of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, 8 (12), pp.338-346, 2017.
  • Senthil R., Prabhu S, Cheralathan M, “Effect of heat transfer fluid input parameters on thermal output of parabolic dish solar receiver using design of experiment techniques”, Int. J. of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, 8 (8), pp.1148-56, 2017.
  • Thirunavukkarasu, V, Sornanathan, M, Cheralathan, M, “An experimental study on energy and exergy performance of a cavity receiver for solar parabolic dish concentrator”, International Journal of Exergy,
  • 23 (2), pp. 129-148, 2017.
  • Senthil R and Cheralathan M, “Effect of PCM in a solar receiver on thermal performance of parabolic dish collector”, Thermal Science 21 (6), pp. 2803-2812, 2017.
  • Senthil R and Cheralathan M, “Effect of non-uniform temperature distribution on surface absorption receiver in parabolic dish solar concentrator”, Thermal Science 21 (5), pp. 2011-2019, 2017.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Experimental investigation of varying the fuel injection pressure in a direct injection diesel engine fuelled with methyl ester of neem oil”, International Journal of Ambient Energy, 38(4), pp. 356-364, 2017.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Influence of alumina oxide nanoparticles on the performance and emissions in a methyl ester of neem oil fuelled direct injection Diesel engine”, Thermal Science, 21, pp. 499-510, 2017.
  • Senthil R and Cheralathan M, “Natural heat transfer enhancement methods in phase change material based thermal energy storage”, Int. J. of Chem Tech Research, 9(5), 563-570, 2016.
  • Senthil R and Cheralathan M, “Enhancement of heat absorption rate of direct absorption solar collector using graphite nanofluid”, Int. J. of Chem Tech Research, 9(9), 303-308, 2016.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Experimental investigation to reduce exhaust emissions in a single cylinder CI engine fuelled with methyl ester of neem oil using antioxidant (L-ascorbic acid), Biofuels Volume 7, Issue 3, 305-312, 2016.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “The effect of antioxidant additives with methyl ester of neem oil on the oxidation stability”, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 38, 16, 2451-61, 2016.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Simultaneous reduction of NOx and HC emissions in a CI engine fuelled with methyl ester of neem oil using ethylenediamine as antioxidant additive”, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 37, 24, 2684-2691, 2015.
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R, “Effect of fill volume on solidification characteristics of DI (deionized) water in a spherical capsule - an experimental study”, Energy, 90, Part 1: 508-515, 2015.
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R, “Influence of size of spherical capsule on solidification characteristics of DI (deionized water) water for a cool thermal energy storage system”, Energy, 90, Part 1: 807-813, 2015.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Experimental Investigation of antioxidant effect on oxidation stability and emissions in a methyl ester of neem oil”, Renewable Energy, 74: 910-916, 2015.
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Kumaresan V, Velraj, R, “Enhanced heat transfer characteristics of water based copper oxide nanofluid PCM in a spherical capsule during solidification for energy efficient cool thermal storage system”, Energy, 72: 636 – 642, 2014.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Experimental reduction of NOx and HC emissions in a CI engine fuelled with methyl ester of neem oil using p-phenylenediamine antioxidant”, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, 73, 3, 177-180, 2014.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Study of antioxidant effect on oxidation stability and emissions in a methyl ester of neem oil fuelled DI diesel engine”, Journal of Energy Institute, 87, 3, 188-195, 2014.
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Kumaresan V, Velraj, R, “Solidification behavior of water based nanofluid phase change material with a nucleating agent for cool thermal storage system”, International Journal of Refrigeration, 4 I, 157-163, 2014.
  • Varatharajan K, Cheralathan M, “Effect of aromatic amine antioxidants on NOx emissions from a soybean biodiesel powered DI diesel engine”, Fuel Processing Technology, 106, 526-532, 2013.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Potential of various sources for biodiesel production,” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 35, 831-839, 2013.
  • Balaji G and Cheralathan M, “Experimental investigation to reduce emissions of CI engine fuelled with methyl ester of cottonseed oil using antioxidant”, International Journal of Ambient Energy, 34, 1-7, 2013.
  • Senthikumar R, Prabhu S, Cheralathan M, “Experimental    investigation on CNTs coated brass rectangular extended surfaces”,  Applied Thermal Engineering, 50, 1361-1368, 2013.
  • Varatharajan K, Cheralathan M, “Influence of fuel properties and composition on NOx emissions from biodiesel powered diesel engines: A review”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16, 3702 -3710, 2012.
  • Varatharajan K, Cheralathan M and Velraj R, “Mitigation of NOX emissions from a jatropha biodiesel fuelled DI diesel engine using antioxidant additives”, Fuel, 90,  2721-2725, 2011.
  • Cheralathan M, Velraj R and Renganarayanan S, “Performance analysis on industrial refrigeration system integrated with encapsulated PCM based cool thermal energy storage system”, International Journal of Energy Research, 31, 14, 1398-1413, 2007.
  • Cheralathan M, Velraj R and Renganarayanan S, “Effect of porosity and the inlet heat transfer fluid temperature variation on the performance of cool thermal energy storage system”, Heat Mass Transfer Journal, 43, 833-842, 2007.
  • Velraj R, Cheralathan M and Renganarayanan S, “Energy management through encapsulated PCM based storage system for large building air conditioning application”, International Energy Journal, 7, 4, 253-259, 2006.
  • Cheralathan M, Velraj R and Renganarayanan S, “Heat transfer and parametric studies of an encapsulated PCM based cool thermal energy storage system”, Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE-A, 7, 11, 1886-1895, 2006.

Working Paper

  • Sathishkumar A., Cheralathan M., " Effect of functionalized graphene nanoplatelets on the phase transition performance of DI water-based NEPCMs for cool thermal storage systems.
  • Varatharajan K., Cheralathan M., "Influence of fuel properties and composition on NOX emissions from biodiesel powered diesel engines: A review", submitted in Renewable & sustainable energy reviews.

Papers Presented

International Conferences

  • Sathishkumar, A., and M. Cheralathan. Influence of thermal transport properties of NEPCM for cool thermal energy storage system." International Conference on Advances in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering (ICARSES), SRM IST, Kattankulathur, 3rd – 5th December 2020.
  • Avipsita Das, Rohan Sharma, V. Thirunavukkarasu, M. Cheralathan. Extraction of water from atmospheric air using desiccant material with solar concentrator. International conference on advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME) – 2020, 28/02/2020, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu, India.                                                              
  • Avipsita Das, V. Thirunavukkarasu, M. Cheralathan. Desiccant materials for the production of water from humid air using concentrated solar power. International Conference on Advances in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering (ICARSES), SRM IST, Kattankulathur, 3rd – 5th December 2020.
  • V.Thirunavukkarasu, Vivek U Nair, Kunal Tiwari, M. Cheralathan.Experimental investigation on thermal performance of a cavity receiver with short term thermal energy storage for a solar parabolic dish concentrator. International conference on advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME) – 2020, 28/02/2020, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu, India.                                                             
  • V. Thirunavukkarasu, Cheralathan M. Experimental investigation of heat losses from external type absorber of a solar parabolic dish concentrating system. International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME 2018), 22-24th March 2018, held at SRM IST, Kattankulathur.
  • Kumaresan V, Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj, R, “Experimental investigation on        solidification behavior of water based CNT nanofluids for cool thermal storage system”, Technical Proceedings of the 2013 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2013 , 389-392, 2013.
  • Sashwat Mahapatra, Cheralathan, M and  Velraj R, “Transient thermal control of electronics using phase change materials”, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Energy Storage, INNO-SP-(98, 16-18 May 2012, Lledia, Spain, 2012.
  • Chandrasekaran P, Kumaresan V, Cheralathan M, Velraj, R, “Effective method of using PCM encapsulated spherical container for short duration charging and discharging applications”, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Energy Storage, INNO-SP-90, 16-18 May 2012, Lledia, Spain, 2012.
  • Cheralathan M, Velraj R and Renganarayanan S, “Numerical and experimental investigation on cool thermal energy storage system”, Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena (ISTP-17), 4-8 September 2006, Toyama, JAPAN , 2006.
  • Cheralathan M, Velraj R and Renganarayanan S, “A Perspective on Cool Thermal Energy Storage System for Solar Energy Applications”, Proceedings of 26th National Renewal Energy Convention of the Solar Energy Society of India and Int. Conference on New Millennium - Alternative Energy Solution for Sustainable Development, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, 156-162, 2003.
  • Cheralathan M, Velraj R and Renganarayanan S, “Solar Operated Vapour Absorption Refrigeration System in the Cool Thermal Storage System”, Proceedings of Int. Conference on Recent Advances in Solar Energy Conversion System, Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Center, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, 127-133, 2002.
  • Velraj R, Anbudurai K, Nallusamy N and Cheralathan M, “PCM based thermal storage system for building air conditioning-Tidel Park, Chennai”, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress WII, Cologne – Germany, 2002.

National Conferences

  • Sudhakar P, Cheralathan M, “Experimental study on solar air heater with sensible storage unit”, National conference on Waste to Energy, Carbon capture and Storage, August 3-5 2017, NIT Rourkela, Odhisa.
  • Sudhakar P, Cheralathan M, “Performance study on solar dryer with CFD Analysis”, National conference on Waste to Energy, Carbon capture and Storage, August 3-5 2017, NIT Rourkela, Odhisa.
  • Cheralathan M, Velraj R and Renganarayanan S, “Numerical and experimental study on the PCM based cool thermal energy storage system”, Proceedings of 18th National and 7th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer conference, IIT Guwahati, India. Paper No. G265, 2006.
  • Cheralathan M, Velraj R and Renganarayanan S, “Cool Thermal Energy Storage System integrated with Vapour Absorption Refrigeration System”, B-4, Proceedings of Indian Environment Congress, Jointly organized by the Environment Council of India, Institution of Engineers (India) and N.S.S. College of Engineering, Palakkad, Kerala, 2002. (Received best paper Award)
  • Cheralathan M, Nallusamy N, Sureshkumar K and Velraj R, “Combined Sensible and Latent Heat Storage for both Heat and Cool Energy Using Solar Powered Vapour Absorption Refrigeration System”, Proceedings of All India Seminar on Advances in Solar Energy Technologies, M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur, 143-150, 2002.
  • Sureshkumar K, Nallusamy N, Cheralathan M, Velraj R, “Effective Utilization of Solar Energy through Vapour Absorption Heat Transformer integrated with PCM based Thermal Storage”, Proceedings of All India Seminar on Advances in Solar Energy Technologies, M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur. 151-159, 2002.

Patents Filed/Awarded

  • Thirunavukkarasu V, Cheralathan M, ‘Evacuated cavity receiver for solar parabolic dish concentrators’, Application No. 201841007044 (patent filed on July 2018)
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R,‘Novel spherical encapsulation for PCM based Cool Thermal Energy Storage (CTES) applications’,1443/2017- CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R,‘Energy efficient thermal storage using water based Fe2O3 nanofluids for Vapor Compression Refrigeration (VCR)/ Vapor Absorption Refrigeration (VAR) based cooling applications’,1444/2017- CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R,‘Material of PCM container on Energy efficiency for a cool thermal energy storage using water as PCM for Vapor Compression Refrigeration (VCR)/Vapor Absorption Refrigeration (VAR) based cooling applications’,1445/2017- CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R,‘Water based PCM in spherical capsules stacked in packed bed Latent Cool Thermal Energy Storage System’, 1446/2017- CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R,‘Spherical capsule for PCM container in cool thermal energy storage using water as PCM for Vapor Compression Refrigeration (VCR)/ Vapor Absorption Refrigeration (VAR) based cooling applications’,1447/2017- CHE
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R, Selection of the size of spherical capsule for encapsulating water based PCM in packed bed Latent Cool Thermal Energy Storage System (provisional - August 2015)
  • Chandrasekaran P, Cheralathan M, Velraj R, Energy efficient Latent Cool Thermal Energy Storage system by proper selection of fill volume in spherical capsule filled with DI water as PCM (provisional - July 2015)
  • Anil Kumar Maini, Kumaresan V, Cheralathan M, Chandrasekaran P, Maitreyee Nanda, Velraj R, Nano-fluid PCM for energy efficient thermal storage for VCR/VAS based cooling applications (patent filed on July 2013)

Working Papers

  • With Mr. Sudhakar P - Experimental and Numerical studies on different air flow pattern inside the drying chamber in solar dryer.
  • With Mr. Sudhakar P - Mathematical modeling of solar flat plate collector with pin fins.

Work in Progress

  • G. Balaji, K. Suresh Kumar and M. Cheralathan, “Experimental Investigation on combined performance improvement and emission reduction in a MENO fuelled CI engine with oxygenated and antioxidant additives”, Accepted for publication in SAE Transactions.
  • G. Balaji, K. Suresh Kumar and M. Cheralathan, “Experimental investigation on CO2 reduction in exhaust gases of a CI engine fuelled with the blend of cotton seed oil methyl ester”, Accepted for publication in SAE Transactions.

Academic Experience

  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai, April 2005 – Till date.
  • Assistant Professor,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai, April 2002 – March 2005.
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Engineering College, Kattankulathur, Chennai, January 1999 – March 2002.
  • Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Engineering College, Kattankulathur, Chennai, December 1992 – December 1998.
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Road and Transport Technology (I.R.T.T), Erode, July 1992 – December 1992.

Other Professional Experience

  • Thermal division head from 2010 onwards, new curriculum and syllabus have been framed to introduce two P.G. program M.Tech. Energy Engineering and M.Tech.. Solar Energy. The P.G. coordinator for Energy Engineering and Solar Energy programs. Further coordinating the curriculum and syllabus framing for thermal courses in B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering.
  • Professor in-charge for Second year Mechanical Engineering from July 2013 to June 2018.
  • Successfully completed online examination of NPTEL 8 weeks online course ‘Waste to Energy Conversion’ offered by IIT Roorkee and received Elite Certificate on May 2018.
  • Doctoral committee member for Ph.D. research scholars in Institute for Energy Studies, CEG, Anna University and Ph.D. research scholars in affiliated colleges of Anna University. Guindy, Chennai – 600025(from 2013 to till date).
  • Reviewer for the following reputed international journals: Renewable Energy, Applied Thermal Engineering, Fuel, International Journal of Energy Research, Heat and Mass Transfer, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Case studies in thermal engineering, Journal of energy storage, Solar energy materials and solar cells, Sustainable energy technologies and assessment etc.,
  • Administrative role in SRMIST:  University representative for SRM IST examinations at SRM - NCR Campus, Delhi. Scrutinizing committee member, student’s malpractice enquiry committee member and convener during 2010 - 2012, Camp-officer for central valuation during June 2009 and 2010 at Main campus, Convocation committee member, Chief Superintend and successfully conducted SRM University examinations at Main campus during April-June 2008.
  • Successfully completed an online course ‘Energy 101’ on December 2013 offered by UT AustinX an online learning initiative of the University of Texas system through edX.
  • One of the coordinator for the installation of IBR certified solar steam cooking plant at SRM IST student hostel during January 2011 – February 2012 installed by Thermax Ltd., funded by SRM IST and MNRE.
  • Coordinated a Professional Development Course and National Workshop on Fuel Cell Technology at School of Mechanical Engineering, SRM University during 18–22 February 2008 under the auspicious of Queen’s University, Kingston, CANADA.
  • Faculty advisor for SAE student chapter from 1999 to till date. Coordinated various SAE technical events at intra level, regional and national levels at SRM University. Wheels spin 1999; Silicon Diablo 2000; Fish cart design contest 2001; Synchromesh 2002; Inno-Hap 2007, Hybrutos Racing-Formula Hybrid SRMIST Team Principal from 2015 onwards.
  • Heat transfer lab head from 1999 – 2006: Enhanced instrumentation facilities in the laboratory, added new experimental setups through in-house student projects. Also a cool thermal energy storage system was designed and fabricated to conduct research.
  • ISO audit: Successfully completed the internal quality auditor training course on quality systems w.r.t. ISO 9001: 1994 during 26–28 December 2000. Served as a member of IQA (Internal Quality Auditor) and MRR for administrative office during 2001 - 2003.

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences

  • Session chair and coordinator in the 2nd International Conference in Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME 2018), during 22-24 March 2018 at Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM IST, Kattankulathur, Chennai.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on opportunities and challenges in energy storage systems for  building, solar & wind sectors on 4th March 2017, organized by Institute for Energy studies, Anna University, Chennai- 600025
  • Technical session chair on International conference on sustainable energy resources, Materials and technologies (ISERMAT -2015) on 9th January 2015 at SSN College of Engineering, Chennai.
  • Participated in the National conference on ‘Fast forward with solar mission: Thrust areas and institutional initiatives in innovation, entrepreneurship & human resource development’ held on 20 – 21 January 2014 at DEI ICT Distance Education Center, MTV Puram, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Technical session chair on 2nd International conference on Emerging Trends in Energy and Environment on 9th January 2014 at Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai.
  • Participated in the Indo-US workshop on advances in solar energy systems and utilization-fast forward with solar mission on 7th & 8th April 2014, organized by Institute for Energy studies, Anna University, Chennai- 600025.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on advances in energy storage for energy management and broader use of renewable sources on 27th March 2014, organized by Institute for Energy studies, Anna University, Chennai- 600025
  • Technical session chair on one day national conference on advancement and recent innovation in Mechanical Engineering (ARIME 2011) on 9th September 2011at Easwari  Engineering College, Chennai.             
  • Delivered a guest lecture on ‘PCM based thermal energy storage for large building air conditioning, at department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai on 26th March 2011.
  • Delivered a guest lecture on ‘Energy management through cool thermal energy storage system for large building air conditioning’, at department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai on 18th August 2008.
  • Participated ‘Educators day’ on 2nd September 2013 organized by National Instruments at Chennai.
  • Participated in the Indo-German workshop on ‘Resent developments in large scale solar thermal systems for commercial applications and green building’ held on 22nd June 2011 at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai – 600025.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on ‘Thermal energy storage on energy efficient buildings and solar applications’, held on 11th March 2009 at Institute for Energy Studies, Anna University, Chennai – 600025.
  • Delivered a guest lecture on ‘Numerical and experimental investigations on PCM based cool thermal energy storage system’, at department of Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, Chennai - 48 on 3rd October 2006.

PhD Supervision/Students

  • Mr. K. Varatharajan - PhD Awarded – December 2012; Thesis: Effect of antioxidant additives on NOx emissions from a Jatropha Biodiesel fuelled DI Diesel engine
  • Mr. P. Chandrasekaran - PhD Awarded – May 2015; Thesis: Experimental investigations on sub-cooling and heat transfer enhancement during solidification process in a spherical capsule for cool thermal energy storage system
  • Mr. G. Balaji - PhD Awarded – September 2016; Thesis: Experimental investigation on the effect of using additives on the performance and emission characteristics of NOME fuelled DI Diesel engines
  • Mr. R. Senthil- PhD Awarded – November 2017; Thesis: Experimental investigation on PCM integrated solar concentrated collector.
  • Mr. P. Sudhakar- PhD Awarded – April 2021; Thesis: Experimental investigation on thermal performance enhancement of solar dryer.

Achievements and Awards

  • Received an Award from the SAE India Southern Section under the category of recognition of “Extraordinary Contribution” on 24th June 2019.
  • Received travel grand from Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) to attend and present paper in 17th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena (ISTP-17), during 4-8 September 2006, Toyama, JAPAN.
  • The Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) has sanctioned financial support under Student Project Scheme for the project titled "Experimental study on charging and discharging characteristics of PCM based TES system" (2003 - 2004).
  • Received best paper Award in 2002 at Indian Environment Congress, Jointly organized by the Environment Council of India, Institution of Engineers (India) and N.S.S. College of Engineering, Palakkad, Kerala. For the paper tittles ‘Cool Thermal Energy Storage System integrated with Vapour Absorption Refrigeration System’, B-4, Proceedings of Indian Environment Congress.

Memberships

  • Life Member of Solar Energy Society of India (SESI)
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Heating Refrigeration and Air conditioning Engineers (ISHRA)
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Dr. S. Chitra

Associate Professor (Sr.G)
Mail ID: chitras@srmist.edu.in
Area: Commerce
Affiliation: Department of Commerce, Faculty of Science & Humanities, Kattankulathur Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).

 
Education
Ph.D Management SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), 2014
M.Phil Commerce Madurai Kamaraj University, 2004
M.Com Commerce Madras University, 2002
HDSTSM   NIIT, 1996
B.Com Commerce Madras University 1995
ICWAI – Inter Group - II Cost and Works Accounting ICAI, 1993

Other Details

Research Interest

  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law
  • Marketing

Research Project

  • Awareness and Eradication of Cancer in New Millennium among Youths in Chennai City, Project approved by Directorate of Research – SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)

Selected Publications

  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al, Patients’ Satisfaction On Treatement And Environmental Services In Primary Health Services at Kanchipuram District, Palarch Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, Volume No:17 Issue No:9, December 2020, ISSN No:1567-214X, pp- 534-541
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al Incredible India: COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown Effect, Sambodhi, Volume No:43, Issue No: 4, October – December 2020, pp-69-76
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al A Study on Suitability Of Capital Asset Pricing Model In Predicting Stock Return – With Special Reference To FMCG Companies Listed In BSE, Kalasarovar, Volume No:23 Issue No:4, pp-121-128
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al Impact of Covid 19 On Indirect Tax System – With Reference To Gst Scenario In India, Kalasarovar, Volume No: 23 Issue No:4, pp-1-6
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al Micro Economic Perspective of Gst On FMCG Sector, Sambodhi, Volume No:43, Issue No: 4, October – December 2020, pp-9-16
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al Impact of Employee Engagement Practices on The Quality of Teaching Learning Practices Among Higher Educational Institutions: A Case Study of Tamil Nadu, Sambodhi, Volume No:43, Issue No: 4, October – December 2020, pp-17-22
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al Impact of Training and Development on Employee’s Performance with Reference to Hotel Industry, Sambodhi, Volume No:43, Issue No: 4, October – December 2020, pp-95-102
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al Dimensions Of New Product Development In Fabrication Engineering Industry: A Comprehensive Analysis Using Regression, Sambodhi, Volume No:43, Issue No: 4, October – December 2020, pp-131-136
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al Engineering Education And Employability Skills In The Indian Context - An Empirical Evidence, Sambodhi, Volume No:43, Issue No: 4, October – December 2020, pp-155-162
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al Performance Of Banks In India: An Assessment In The Light Of Camel Risk Management Model, Sambodhi, Volume No:43, Issue No: 4, October – December 2020, pp-107-112
  • Dr.S. Chitra (2020) et.al, Revolutionizing Conservative Banking Through Fintech Services - A Structural Equation Modeling Approach, Palarch Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, Volume No:17 Issue No:7, December 2020, ISSN No:1567-214X, pp- 5147-5157
  • Dr. S.Chitra (2020) et.al, Women Empowerment Through Entrepreneurship In Tamilnadu – A Study With Special Reference To Rural Women Entrepreneurs, Palarch Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, Volume No:17 Issue No:6, December 2020, ISSN No:1567-214X, pp- 2800-2808
  • Dr. S.Chitra(2020) et.al, A Study On Factors Influencing Leadership Styles And Practices In Life Insurance Industry, Palarch Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, Volume No:17 Issue No:6, December 2020, ISSN No:1567-214X, pp- 2767-2776
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2020) et.al, The Challenging Landscape of Fintech in the Digital Era, Palarch Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, Volume No:17 Issue No:6, December 2020, ISSN No:1567-214X, pp-2650-2658
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2020) et.al, The Role of Online Advertisement on Consumer Attitude – A Study, Palarch Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, Volume No:17 Issue No:6, December 2020, ISSN No:1567-214X, pp-2788-2794 
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2020) et.al, Teaching Pedagogy – A Study With Reference To Higher Education Institutes In Chennai, Palarch Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, Volume No:17 Issue No:6, December 2020, ISSN No:1567-214X, pp-2728-2738
  • Dr.S. Chitra (2020) et.al, Post Implementation effects of GST on FMCG Consumers – A Study with reference to Chennai city, Alochana Chakra, Volume No:9 Issue No:6, June 2020, ISSN NO:2231-3990,pp 8879-8889.
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2020)et.al, A Study on factors influencing consumer perceptions about Goods and Services Tax in India, Studies in Indian Place Names, Volume No:40, Issue No:68 May 2020, Impact Factor:6.2,ISSN:2394-3114,pp 614-618.
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2020)et.al, A Study on factors influencing purchase decision of FMCG Consumers after GST Implementation, Studies in Indian Place Names, Volume No:40, Issue No:16 February 2020, Impact Factor:6.2,ISSN:2394-3114,pp 531-539.
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al Role of GST in India’s Economic Development        International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, December 2019, E-ISSN: 2277-3878
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al Social Entrepreneurship in Digital Age for Both Quality Pace for Economic Development, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, December 2019, E-ISSN: 2277-3878
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al Role of Social Media in purchase decision – An Analysis on consumer perception, International Journal of Advance Science and Technology, December 2019, P-ISSN: 2207-6360 E-ISSN:2005-4238
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al Fintech enabled Impetus to Capital flows in Mutual Fund Investments – An Empirical Study, International Journal of Advance Science and Technology, December 2019, P-ISSN: 2207-6360 E-ISSN:2005-4238
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al Social Intrapreneurs: Innovators in Making Business Sustainable International Journal of Advance Science and Technology, November 2019, P-ISSN: 2207-6360 E-ISSN:2005-4238
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al The Concept and Growth of Amazon  Marketing Company, Think India Journal, December 2019, E-ISSN 0971-1260
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al A Critical Evaluation of Mutual Fund Investments in IPOs – is there a value creation or erosion for investors, Think India Journal, December 2019, E-ISSN 0971-1260
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al Motivational Factors for Social Entrepreneurs in Developing Indian Economy – An Exploratory Study, Think India Journal, December 2019, E-ISSN 0971-1260
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.alRole of Goods and Services Tax in Pharmaceutical Sector   Think India Journal, December 2019, E-ISSN 0971-1260
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al Role of Goods and Services Tax in influencing Common Man’s purchasing power, Think India Journal, December 2019, E-ISSN 0971-1260
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2019)et.al Role of Goods and Services Tax in influencing the Disposable Income of the consumers, Think India Journal, October 2019, E-ISSN 0971-1260
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2018) A Study on Agricultural Insurance, Research Explorer, March 2018, Print ISSN: 2349-1647, E-ISSN: 2250-1940.
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2018) Marketing Innovation – Digital Marketing, Research Explorer, March 2018, Print ISSN: 2349-1647, E-ISSN: 2250-1940.
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2018) A Study on the Role and Performance of SHGs in promoting Social Empowerment        Emperor International Journal of Finance and Management Research March 2018,ISSN 2395-5929
  • Dr.S.Chitra(2018) Impact of Work and Behavioral variables on Job Satisfaction, Performance and turnover intention of employees – Empirical Evidence          Emperor International Journal of Finance and Management Research, March 2018,ISSN 2395-5929
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2017)Impact Of Companies Act 2013 In Corporate Governance International, Journal of Business and Administration Research Review, Vol. 2, Issue.17, Jan - March, 2017, E- ISSN -2347-856X ISSN -2348-0653.
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2017) International Financial Reporting Standards – Need In India ,International Journal of Management and Social Science Research Review, Vol-1, Issue – 33, Mar -2017, E- ISSN - 2349-6746 ISSN -2349-6738.
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2016), An Analytical Paper on Privacy Issues of Consumers in Unsolicited Marketing Campaign, SEUSL, Journal of Marketing, Srilanka Vol 1, No.1, 2016, ISSN 2513-3071.
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2016), Role and Performance of Self Help Group in Promoting Women Empowerment, International Journal of Research in Commerce & Management – October,2016, Volume.7, Issue 10, ISSN 0976-2183.
  • Dr.S.Chitra (2016), Women and Housing Rights – A Legal Overview, IJETMAS  (International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Sciences) September 2016, Volume 4, Issue 9, ISSN 2349-4476.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), Human Resource Management in Service Organizations, International Research Journal of Advance Engineering and Science, , Sep-16, Volume -1, Issue-3, Page No.: 130-134, ISSN 2455-0924.  
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), Role and Performance of Self-Help group in Promoting women empowerment, Journal of Research in Commerce and Management International, Sep, Volume, ISSN: 0976-2183.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), Stress among Pharmaceutical Students – With Special Reference to SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research, July- August 2016, Article No 36, Pages: 188-193.  
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), A study on the impact of mall on the buying behavior of youngsters in Chennai city, International Journal of Advance Engineering Technology and Innovative Science ,July-August, 2016  Volume -2 , Issue -4, Page No.18-25.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), Stress among Youth, International Journal of Innovative Research and Development, Jul-16, Volume -5, Issue-8, Page: 223-225.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), A Study on Problems and Prospectus of Rural Tourism ,International Journal of Advance Information Science and Technology, MSME’S,in Hospitality sector –,June, 2016,  Volume-50, Page No 75-83.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), Organisational Climate InTamilnadu State Transport Corporation, International Journal Of Research In Management Science And Technology, Apr-16, Volume 3(6) ISSN No - 2321-3264 Impact Factor -3.23.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), Perspective on Women Empowerment - Performance Evaluation Of SHG’s in Chengalpattu District In Tamilnadu, Global Journal Of Commerce & Management,Mar-16,, Volume 4(6)  ISSN No - 2319 –7285  Impact Factor - .538.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2016), Social Empowerment through SHG’s – A Parametric Approach of Performance Evaluation of Chengalpattu District ,International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Review(IJMDRR), Jan-16 Volume 1, Issue 1, 2016, pp 96-104  Impact Factor 2.262.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2015), Best practices in Entertainment Industry: A Case of Abirami Mall - Chennai, International Journal of Business and Administration Research Review (IJBARR),Dec-15, Volume 3, Issue 12, 2015, PP 110-112 Impact Factor – 3.072
  • Dr S.Chitra (2015), Job Satisfaction Of Nurses In Private Health Care Centres In Chennai City,Amet Journal Of Business Management,Mar-15, Vol-5(4), ISSN No - 2231 – 6779
  • Dr S.Chitra (2015), Risks In E-Marketing- Customer Perspective In The Indian Scenario, JCJRC Journal Of Management, Feb-15, Vol-II (2), pp: 18-25.
  • Dr S.Chitra (2015), Women Empowerment Thorough Self Help Groups A Case Study Of Chengalpattu District In Tamil nadu, International Journal Of Management (IJM), Aug-12, Volume, Journal Impact Factor (2012): 3.5420,ISSN 0976-6502

Academic Experiences

  • Associate Professor and Head, Department of Commerce, Faculty of Science and Humanities - SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) since October, 2005 to till date
  • Lecturer, Department of Commerce, Prof. Dhanapalan College for Women from October 1, 2004 to October 2, 2005
  • Research Supervisor and guiding 4 scholars in the area of entrepreneurship, taxation, finance and marketing.

Papers Presented in Conferences

  • Presented a paper entitled “Impact of Goods and Services Tax on FMCG Consumers” in Research Day Celebration organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 26th February 2020.
  • Presented a paper entitled “A Study on factors influencing consumer perceptions about Goods and Services Tax in India” in National Conference on Application of Analytics in Business Reengineering organized by Department of Commerce and Management, Christ (Deemed to be University) , Lavasa held on 6th and 7th March2020
  • Presented a paper entitled “Role of Goods and Services Tax in influencing Common man's purchasing power” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “FIN-TECH enabled impetus to capital flows in Mutual Fund Investment - An Empirical Study” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Social intrapreneurs: Innovators in marketing business sustainable - A study” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Motivation factors for Socio-entrepreneurs in developing economy - An Exploratory Study” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Students Interest and Expectation towards Professional Courses - with reference to ACCA and CIMA” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Role of Social Media in purchase decision - An analysis on consumer perception” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Role of Goods and Services Tax in Pharmaceutical Sector - with reference to Chennai city” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Concept and growth of Amazon Marketing Company - A Study” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “A Vision towards Financial Literacy, Measures among Rural Women in Kanchipuram District” in 6th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 17th and 18th December 2019.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Consumption of Tobacco products and its vulnerability on the wellbeing of youths in Chennai city” in Research Day organized by Department of Commerce held on 1st March 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “A Study on service quality performance of employees in service sector - Special reference to tourism industry” in Research Day organized by Department of Commerce held on 1st March 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Attributes of Insurance products and its impact on costumer selection: a study with reference to Tamil Nadu” in Research Day organized by Department of Commerce held on 1st March 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Professional Environment factors and its impact on the job satisfaction of nurses in Chennai” in Research Day organized by Department of Commerce held on 1st March 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Emotional Intelligence, Job Satisfaction, Motivation, Leadership, Communication, Decision Making and Team Building” in Research Day organized by Department of Commerce held on 1st March 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Organizational Development Practices of heavy engineering industries in India” in Research Day organized by Department of Commerce held on 1st March 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Service Quality Performance of Employees in Tourism and Hospitality Industry” in National Conference organized by Alagappa Institute of Management held on 26th and 27th March 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Job Satisfaction factors of paramedical staff working in hospitals - a study among selected staff from Tamil Nadu” in National Conference organized by Alagappa Institute of Management held on 26th and 27th March 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “A Study on Agricultural Insurance - An overview” in National Seminar organized by Government Arts College held on 24th January 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Green Banking - A way of sustainable growth in India” in 5th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 9th and 10th October 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Attributes of Insurance products and its impact on customer sections - A study with special reference to Tamil Nadu” in 5th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 9th and 10th October 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Modern tools and techniques of Inflation Control: New initiatives of RBI in Indian Context” in 5th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 9th and 10th October 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Entrepreneurship Development Scheme Programs: Impact on Entrepreneurship India” in 5th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 9th and 10th October 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Professional Environmental factors in Hospitals and its impact on job satisfaction of Nurses in Chennai” in 5th International Conference on Business Research organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai held on 9th and 10th October 2018.
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Impact of Companies Act, 2013 in Corporate Governance in Research Day held on 28th February, 2017 at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).
  • Presented a paper entitled “International Financial Reporting Standards – Need in India in Research Day held on 28th February, 2017 at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).
  • Presented a paper entitled “The Impact of Demonetization on MSM Enterprises in India in Research Day held on 28th February, 2017 at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).
  • Presented a paper on Application of Green Supply Chain Strategies a Conceptual Frame Work in the National Conference organized by Department of Commerce, A.E.T. College held on 14th October,2016
  • Presented  a paper on Women and Land Rights : Legal Barriers Impede Women’s Access to Resources” in National Seminar on Protection of Women’s Rights; Issues and Challenges, organized by School of Law, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) held on 6th and 7th October,2016
  • Presented a paper titled as “ Women and Housing Rights – A Legal Overview” In the conference organized by Conference Info and Academic Science at Indian Federation of United Nations Associations, New Delhi , held on 18th September,2016
  • Participated in Workshop on “Dodging Financial Predators” organized by Department of Corporate Secretary ship and  Accounting Finance held on 2nd September,2016
  • Presented a Paper on “Stress Among Higher Education Students –  With Special Reference To Faculty Of Science And Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)” in Research Day held on 29th February 2016 in SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
  • Presented a Paper titled “The Impact Of Social Media On Changing Mind-Set Of The Youth: A Case Study Of Chennai City” - in Research Day held on 29th February 2016 in SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
  • Presented a article on “A Study On Student – Teacher Mentality Towards Academics With Reference  To Undergraduate Education” - in Research Day held on 29th February 2016 in SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
  • Presented and Published an article on “Motivation and Job Performance Of Employees In Sugar Industry” in the International Conference organized by NIMS - New College Institute Of Management Studies held on May 2015
  • Published a paper in the International Conference conducted by SIMS – Sairam Institute of Management at Sairam Engineering College, Oct 9-10 ,2015 titled “Financial Inclusion And Social Empowerment Of Women Through Jhandhan Accounts: An Empirical Study Of Rural Tamilnadu”
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Factors Influencing Women Empowerment Among Self Help Groups – An Empirical Evidence Of Kancheepuram" In The International Conference On Economics,Business,Finanace, Human Resource And Technology For Sustainable Development Held At Sai Ram Engineering College From December 20 To December 21, 2013
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Factors Influencing The Women Entrepreneurial Success In Business: An Empirical Study" In The International Conference On Economics,Business,Finanace, Human Resource And Technology For Sustainable Development Held At Sairam Engineering College From December 20 To December 21, 2013
  • Presented Paper Titled, 'Employer Brand In India : A Strategic HR Tool' In The National Conference On Recent Trends In Service Marketing In India Held At Naina Mohamed College Of Arts And Science On September 9, 2012, ISBN No. 978-93-80530-41-3
  • Presented Paper Titled, 'Service Quality Management Gaps In Retail Sector And The Strategies To Overcome - The "Gap Model" Way' In The National Conference On Recent Trends In Service Marketing In India Held At Naina Mohamed College Of Arts And Science On September 9, 2012, ISBN No. 978-93-80530-41-3
  • Presented Paper Titled, 'Impact Of Global Economic Crisis On FDI - Flows; An Overview' In The National Conference On "Innovative Marketing - Trends, Issues And Challenges" Held At SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Chennai On March 6, 2012 And March 7, 2012, ISBN No. 978 93 81195 161
  • Presented Paper Titled, 'Financial Crisis And FDI - Impact On Retailing' In The National Conference On "Global Changes And Sustainable Consumption" - Issues And Challenges Held At Manonmaniam Sundaranar University On February 24, 2012 And February 25, 2012
  • Presented Paper Titled, "SME’s In Hospitality Sector” - A Study On Problems And Prospects Of Rural Tourism" In The International Conference On "Competency Building Strategies In Business And Technology For Sustainable Development Held At Sairam Engineering College On September 22, 2011
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Brand Loyalty Among Employees In Private Sector" In The National Seminar On Brand Management Held At SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) - B School On September 16, 2011
  • Presented Paper Titled, "SHG’'s -Watsan Model"; In The National Seminar On Financial Engineering And Knowledge Discovery Held At St Mary's School Of Management Studies On April 9, 2010
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Women Entrepreneurship.(Published In Book With ISBN Number)" In The National Conference On Think Global - Go Rural Held At KSR Arts And Science College On March 3, 2009
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Health Management" (Published In Their Journal) In The National Conference On Health Management Held At J.V.Publishing House, Noida On March 4, 2010
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Corporate Social Responsibility" (Published In Book With Isbn Number) In The International Conference On Corporate Social Responsibility Held At KLS Institute Of Management, Belgaum On March 4, 2010
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Self-Help Groups - A Tool For Women Empowerment And Social Security" (Published In Book With ISBN Number) In The International Conference On Survival And Growth Strategies In Changing Business Scenario Held At Annamalai University On December 28, 2009
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Human Resource Management" In The International Conference On Services Management - The Best And Next Practices Held At Vit University, Vellore On December 19, 2009
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Health, Health Care And Hospital Management" In The International Conference On Services Management - The Best And Next Practices Held At VIT University, Vellore On December 18, 2009
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Strengthening Communities Through Women Self Help Groups In South India - Issues And Concerns"(Published In Book With Isbn Number) In The International Conference On Impact Of Economic Crisis In Global Business Scenario Held At Sairam Engineering College On September 25, 2009
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Role Of Women Entrepreneurs In South India - Issues And Concerns" (Published In Book With ISBN Number) In The International Conference On Impact Of Economic Crisis In Global Business Scenario Held At Sairam Engineering College On September 24, 2009
  • Presented Paper Titled, "Ensuring Water And Sanitation Through Watson Model" In The National Level Seminar On Post Liberalization And Globalization Scenario On Micro Small And Medium Enterprises (MSME’s) In India Held At Government Arts College, Nandanam On September 21, 2009
  • Participated In National Workshop On Innovations In Micro Finance Held At VIT University, Vellore On December 12, 2008
  • Presented Paper Titled, 'Impediments Of Development Of Women' In The National Seminar On Socio Economic Development Of Women Held At Valliammai Engineering College On August 31, 2007

Workshops

  • Participated in Entrepreneurship Awareness Workshop organized by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India in association with SRMIST held on 9th March 2017.
  • Participated in two day workshop on “Statistical Data Analysis and Interpretation for Social Science Research” organized by Department of Commerce, SRMIST held on 31st July 2019 and 1st August 2019.
  •  Participated in three day national level workshop on “Multivariate Analysis using SPSS AMOS and Spreadsheet” organized by Department of Commerce, SRMIST held on 5th July 2019 to 7th July 2019.
  • Participated in one day workshop on “Dodging Financial Predators” organized by Department of Corporate Secretary ship and Accounting Finance, SRMIST, held on 2nd September 2016.
  • Participated in two day workshop on “Statistical Data Analysis and Interpretation for Social Science Research” organized by Department of Commerce, SRMIST, held on 3rd and 4th January 2019.
  • Participated in One Day workshop on “Investor Awareness on investment” organized by Department of Corporate Secretary ship and Accounting Finance, SRMIST, held on 20th February 2019.
  • Participated in One week workshop on “Application of Research methods in Social Sciences” organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, held from 6th July 2020 to 12th July 2020.

Events Organized

  • Organized COMFEST – Business Events of Commerce Department from 2013-2019.
  • Organized one day Workshop on Self Promotion and Sustainability in Corporate on 27th February 2016
  • Convener for International Conference on Business Research on 29th& 30th September 2015
  • Editor for Conference Proceeding (ISBN) Published during the International Conference
  • Published the First Journal in Commerce – “Business Horizons”
  • Organized Workshop on Innovations in Business and New Venture Creation on 29th& 30th January 2015
  • Organized One Day National Workshop on Online Share Broking on 28th January 2014
  • Convenor for International Conference on Human Resource Excellence in Global Scenario on 27th August 2014
  • Editor for Conference Proceeding(ISBN) Published during the International Conference
  • Organized Workshop on Entrepreneurial Skills on 30th January 2013
  • Convenor for National Conference on “Innovations in Marketing” on 7th& 8th March 2012
  • Organized Workshop on “Campus to Corporate – Corporate to Campus” on 31st January 2012
  • Organized State Level Seminar on “ Talent Retention in Companies” on 22nd October 2008
  • Organized State level Seminar on “Stress among ITES Employees” on 28th February 2008

Other Professional Experiences

  • Organised COMFEST – Business Events of Commerce Department 2016
  • Organised one day Workshop on Self Promotion and Sustainability in Corporate on 27th February 2016
  • Convenor for International Conference on Business Research on 29th& 30th September 2015
  • Editor for Conference Proceeding (ISBN) Published during the International Conference
  • Organised COMFEST – Business Events of Commerce Department 2015
  • Published the First Journal in Commerce – “Business Horizons”
  • Organised Workshop on Innovations in Business and New Venture Creation on 29th& 30th January 2015
  • Organised COMFEST – Business Events of Commerce Department 2014
  • Organised One Day National Workshop on Online Share Broking on 28th January 2014
  • Convenor for International Conference on Human Resource Excellence in Global Scenario on 27th August 2014
  • Editor for Conference Proceeding(ISBN) Published during the International Conference
  • Organised COMFEST – Business Events of Commerce Department 2013
  • Organised Workshop on Entrpreneurial Skills on 30th January 2013
  • Convenor for National Conference on “Innovations in Marketing” on 7th& 8th March 2012
  • Organised Workshop on “Campus to Corporate – Corporate to Campus” on 31st January 2012
  • Organised State Level Seminar on “ Talent Retention in Companies” on 22nd October 2008
  • Organised State level Seminar on “Stress among ITES Employess” on 28th February 2008
  • Acted as Student Coordinator for Faculty of Science and Humanities from 2011 till 2014
  • Acting as Coordinator for Anti Ragging Committee and Exam Committee for Faculty of Science and Humanities
  • Member of Women Welfare Club of SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
  • Advisory Board Member of Tamil Perayam, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
  • Academic Council Member of SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) since 2011
  • Board of Studies Member and Coordinator for Syllabus Committee since 2012

Achievements and Awards

  • Awarded as Best Faculty for the Year 2015-2016 by Cognizant Technologies
  • Award as Best Faculty for the year 2017 by Miles Education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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