I. Regupathi

Designation: 

Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, March 17, 2008

Professional Experience: 

Nine years of Professional experience out of which 6 years at NITK

Contact Details

E-mail: 

regupathi [at] nitk.ac.in
regupathi [at] yahoo.com

Telephone: 

+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3609

Fax: 

+91 - 824-247-4033
Academic Background

• Ph.D: AC COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI; Year of completion: 2005
• M.Tech: PETROLEUM REFINING AND PETROCHEMICALS, ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI; Year of passing: 2000
• B.E: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY, 1998

Areas of Interest

TRANSFER OPERATIONS
AQUEOUS TWO PHASE EXTRACTION
REVERSE MICELLAR EXTRACTION
MICROWAVE ASSISTED PROCESSES
BIODIESEL PRODUCTION
ADVANCED OXIDATION PROCESSES

Significant Projects

1 Treatment of Complex Organic Effluent through Advance Oxidation Process (AOP) Using Ultrasonic Irradiation as an Energy Supplier’ (PI –Dr.I.Regupathi), Amount: 5 Lakhs, Duration: 2 Years , (Sep’ 09 to Sep’ 11) MHRD, Govt. of India -NITK under seed grant scheme
2 Development of Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Based Effective Aqueous Two Phase Systems (ATP’s) for the Extraction of Value Added Compounds in Large Scale from the Effluent Streams of Fish Processing Industry (PI –Dr.I.Regupathi, Co PI- Dr.Gopal Mugeraya), Amount: 14.00 Lakhs, Duration 3Years, (Jan 2010 to Jan’ 13) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
3 Development of Aqueous Two Phase Systems (ATP’s) for the Separation of - Lactalbumin (- La) and  - Lactoglobulin ( - Lg) from Whey for Large Scale Commercial Applications (PI –Dr.I.Regupathi, Co PI- Dr.Gopal Mugeraya),Amount: 26.00 Lakhs, Duration: 3 Years, (Sep 2010 to Sep 2013) Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
4. “Production Of N-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Concentrate From Sardine Oil”, PI: Dr.Prasanna BD; Co-PI: Dr.I.Regupathi, Amount: 48.00 Lakhs, Duration: 2 Years (Nov 12 to Nov 2014), “Ministry of Food processing Industries, Govt. of India” through DST.
5. “Measurement and Characterization of ambient bioaerosols in Bangalore city”, PI: Ms. S. Gangamma; Co-PI: Dr.I.Regupathi, Amount: 53.00 Lakhs, Duration: 3 Years, (March 2013 to March 2016) Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
6. Reverse Micellar Extraction Of Lactoferrin From Whey: Continuous Process, PI: Dr.I.Regupathi; Co-PI: Dr.Prasanna BD Amount: 40.00 Lakhs, Duration: 2 Years (2013- 2015) “Ministry of Food processing Industries, Govt. of India” through DST.

Supervision of Ph.D

Completed: 05, Ongoing : 05

Significant Publications

Year 2018

1. Charanyaa Sampath; Prasanna D. Belur; Regupathi I(2018) Enhancement of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid glycerides in Sardine oil by a bioimprinted cross-linked Candida rugosa lipase, Enzyme and Microbial Technology 110 (2018) 20–29, DOI: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2017.12.003

Year 2017

1. Vaisali chandrasekar,Prasanna Belur,Regupathi Iyyaswami(2017) Effectiveness of rutin and its lipophilic ester in improving oxidative stability of sardine oil containing trace water, International Journal of Food Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1111/ijfs.13627
2. Swapnali S. Pawar I Regupathiand Prasanna B.D., (2017) Reverse Micellar Extraction of Lactoferrin from its Synthetic Solution using CTAB/n-heptanol System, Journal of Food Science and Technology,54 (11), pp 3630–3639.DOI 10.1007/s13197-017-2824-0
3. Basavaraj S Nainegali, I Regupathi And Prasanna Belur D (2017) Aqueous Two-phase Extraction of Anthocyanin from Fruits of Garcinia indica, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 10(03), 688-692, (DOI:10.21276/ijee.2017.10.0330)
4. Sivananth Murugesan, Arathy Sarayu, Sahana Vijay kumar, Regupathi Iyyaswami (2017) AOT Induced Reverse Micellar Extraction of L-Asparaginase from Azotobacter vinelandii , Bioprocessing and biosystem Engg, V40:1163-1171 (DOI 10.1007/s00449-017-1777-z)
5. Sivananth Murugesan, Regupathi Iyyaswami (2017) Low frequency sonic waves assisted cloud point extraction of polyhydroxyalkanoate from Cupriavidus necator, Journal of Chromatography B, V 1060, 207–214, (DOI: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2017.06.009)

Achievements

Patents Applied: Title: ‘A PROCESS FOR IMPROVING n-3POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID CONTENT OF FISH OIL’, India patent application no: 201641007984, Dated: 08/03/2016.

 

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