Dr.(Mrs.) P. Kalaichelvi

  • Ph.D (Hydrodynamics and Mass transfer),1999, A.C.Tech, Anna University, Chennai.
  • M.Tech (Chemical Engineering),1992, A.C.Tech, Anna University, Chennai.
  • B.Tech (Chemical Engineering), 1990, A.C.Tech, Anna University, Chennai.
Academic Profile
  • Project Trainee at Madras Refineries Ltd., R&D Centre, Chennai, June 1991 – January 1992.
  • Project Engineer at Ramani Chemasea Entech Systems Private Ltd., Chennai, April 1992 - September 1994.
  • Research scholar at Department of Chemical Engineering, A.C.Tech, Anna University, Chennai, January 1996 – December 1998.
  • Lecturer at SRM University, Chennai, January 1999 - December 1999.
  • Lecturer at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, January 2000 – January 2004
  • Senior Lecturer at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, January 2004 – April 2007.
  • Assistant Professor at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, April 2007 – Till Date.
Membership In Professional Bodies ( Life Member Of )
  • Indian Society for Technical Education (LM-27972).
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers Life Member (LM-32184).
Research Interests
  • Hydrodynamics of Jet mixers
  • Studies on Compact Heat Exchangers
  • Mixed solvent Extraction
  • Bioleaching
  • Chiral separation using SMB
Courses Taught
  • Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals (Under Graduate)
  • Process Calculations (Under Graduate)
  • Thermodynamics (Under Graduate)
  • Polymer Technology (Under Graduate)
  • Heat Transfer (Under Graduate)
  • Flowsheeting, Piping and Instrumentation (Post Graduate)
  • In International Journals - 09
  • In National Jounals - 04
  • In International Conferences - 05
  • National Conferences - 09
Awards And Honors
  • Received CSIR-SRF fellowship (1996-1998) for Ph.D Program.
  • Have been considered for inclusion in the upcoming 22nd Edition of "Who′s Who in the world", which is scheduled for publication in December 2005.
  • Received BOYSCAST fellowship 2004-2005, from Department of Science and Technology, India.
  • Have been considered for inclusion in the 2007 Edition of “Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders”, for the year 2007.
  • Have been considered and nominated as “TOP 100 EDUCATORS 2008” by International Biographical Centre, England.
Research Training
  • Undergone a research training program on Simulated Moving Bed (SMB) Systems at Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore under BOYSCAST fellowship.
  • Had a visit to School of Chemical Engineering, Engineering Campus, University Sains Malaysia (USM), 14300 Nibong Tebal, Pulau Pinang), Malaysia for research interaction during August 2005.
  • Had been to Institute For Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011), Japan during April 2007 for a research training on Fluid Dynamic analysis under TEQIP program.
Sponsored Project
  • Investigator for "Dual Solvent Extraction" PG student project sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Council for science and Technology 2000-2001.
Ph.D Guidance
  • Completed (Co-Guide)
  • On Going (Guide)
M.Tech. Guidance
  • M.Tech. Projects completed               -           09
  • M.Tech. Projects on going                  -           02

Contact Address
Dr.(Mrs.) P. Kalaichelvi,
Associate Professor ,
Department of Chemical Engineering,
National Institute Of Technology,
Trichy - 620015.
Tel. :- +91 - 431 - 2503110