G Srinikethan



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Saturday, September 1, 1984

Professional Experience: 

31 years of Professional Experience at NITK

Contact Details


srinikethan.g [at] gmail.com
srini [at] nitk.ac.in


+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3601
Academic Background

Ph. D. from IIT MADRAS, 1985
M. E . (Chemical Engineering) from Annamalai University, 1979
B.E. (Chemical Engineering) from Annamalai University, 1977

Areas of Interest

Transfer Operations, Industrial Pollution Control, Hydrodynamics, Environmental Biotechnology

Significant Projects

1. Synthesis and Characterization of SPION Embedded Inorganic Hollow Core-Shell Nano Particle as a Magnetic Drug Delivery Vector
2. DST SERC project entitled Batch and Continuous photocatalytic degradation of azo dyes using Ag-TIO2 core shell nanoparticles.

Supervision of Ph.D

Completed: 10
Ongoing: 05

Significant Publications

1. Rajeswari.M. Kulkarni, K. Vidya Shetty, G. Srinikethan (2013) Cadmium (II) and nickel (II) biosorption by Bacillus laterosporus (MTCC 1628), Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, in press Available online 13 November 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtice.2013.11.006 Impact factor:2.084

2. Shetty K V; Yarangali S K ; Srinikethan G (2013), Biodegradation of Phenol using immobilized Nocardia hydrocarbonoxydans in a Pulsed Plate Bioreactor -Effect of packed stages, cell carrier loading and cell acclimatization on Start-up and Steady State Behaviour. Bioremediation J. 2013 17(4) 252-263. Impact factor:0.395

3. G. M. Ratnamala, K. Vidya Shetty & G. Srinikethan (2012) Removal of Remazol Brilliant Blue Dye from Dye-Contaminated Water by Adsorption Using Red Mud: Equilibrium,Kinetic, and Thermodynamic Studies ,Water Air Soil Pollut (2012)223:6187-6199 Impact factor:1.748

4. Ratnamala G.M, Vidya Shetty K, G. Srinikethan (2013), Optimization studies for removal of Remazol Brilliant Blue dye from aqueous solution using acid treated red mud, International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology ,ISSN 2277-4106. Available at http://inpressco.com/category/ijcet.

5. Rajeswari M Kulkarni , Srinikethan G, Vidya Shetty K (2012) Equilibrium and kinetic studies for the adsorption of cadmium ion on Zeolite 4A. J Biochem Tech 3(5): S158-S160 ISSN: 0974-2328.


1. Chairman State Environmental Impact Assessment Authority From June 2007
2. Danida (Danish Agency for Development) fellowship training Programme in Denmark for six weeks during September / October 1994.
3. Member of Government of Karnataka appointed committee to visit Refineries in India and to suggest methods for disposal of Treated Effluents from MRPL.
4. Presently member of District Crisis Group, Constituted by Govt. of Karnataka under the Chemical Emergency Rules of 1999.
5. Invited to present a talk in All India Radio, Mangalore on the topics:
i) Risk and Safety Management -11.12.97.
ii) Sustainable Development -11-03-98.
iii) Innovations in Chemical Industry and Engineering Scenario -11-6-98.
6. Member Technical Advisory Committee, KSPCB, Bangalore.
7. Chairman Expert committee to look into Shrimp farming problems, High Court of Karnataka.
8. Member, Govt. of Karnataka Committee for selection of Chairman KSPCB.
9. Member SEAC ,MOEF GOI
10. Member DCST, Consent committee of KSPCB


Contact us

Hari Mahalingam, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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