Selvaraju Narayanasamy

Associate Professor


Research Areas:

Environmental Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering, Biochemical Engineering

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Welcome to Biochemical & Environmental Engineering Lab


Biochemical & Environmental Engineering Lab, we emphasize the following research areas:

  1. Environmental Bioremediation
  2. Bioaerosol Modeling and Simulation
  3. Microfluidics and Micro Reactors (Liquid-liquid operations)
  4. Biodiesel


Number of Ph.D Students Completed: 17 (Completed)  

Number of Ph.D Students Ongoing: 12 (Ongoing)

Number of projects ongoing and completed: 2 (Ongoing) + 11 (Completed)



  • Number of publications         : 128 (SCI Indexed Journals; until 06/2024)
  • Cumulative impact factor      : > 650 (until 06/2024)
  • Total number of citations       5247 (Google Scholar; until 06/2024)
  • h-index                                   : 42 (Google Scholar; until 06/2024)
  • i10-index                                : 97 (Google Scholar; until 06/2024)


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  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (2005-2010).
  • Master of Technology, Chemical Engineering, A.C. College of Tech., Anna University, Chennai (2000-2002).
  • Bachelor of Technology, Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University, Chidambaram (1996-2000).




  • Received Research Concept Grand Challenge Award (RCGCA) 2022 from IIT Guwahati. The Award carries a grant of Rs 2 lakhs.
  • Hiyoshi Think of Ecology Award 2016 (National Award), Hiyoshi Corporation, Japan and Hiyoshi India Ecological Services Pvt. Ltd., India. The award carries a grant Rs 25,000/, memento, and a citation.
  • Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2014, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE). The award carries a grant Rs 50,000/-, a start-up research grant (Rs 50 Lakhs), and travel support for a trip abroad to present the research work at a conference.
  • A total Cash Award of Rs 7,50,000 has been received for publishing 50 Articles in peer-reviewed SCI Journals (SCI Journal).
  • National Doctoral Fellowship (NDF), AICTE from Jan 2006 to Jan 2009; NDF is the most prestigious and highly valued scholarship given by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to the top 50 research scholars in India.




  • Working as an Associate professor in the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Guwahati (25/09/2021 onwards)
  • Worked as an Assistant professor in the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Guwahati (24/04/2017 to 24/09/2021)
  • Worked as an Assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Calicut (02/06/2010 to 21/04/2017)
  • Worked as a project officer at IIT Madras (08/2009- 04/2010)


  • Mass Transfer I
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering I



1. Tasrin Shahnaz, V. Vishnu Priyan, P. Sivakumar, Selvaraju Narayanasamy "Nanocellulose extracted from grass for adsorption abatement of Ciprofloxacin and Diclofenac removal with phyto, and fish toxicity studies", Environmental Pollution (SCI Impact Factor 2020: 6.792). DOI., Vol., , P.P - , (2020)

2. Ramesh Vinayagam, Shraddha Pai, Thivaharan Varadavenkatesan, Manoj Kumar Narasimhan, Selvaraju Narayanasamy, Raja Selvaraj "Structural characterization of green synthesized ?-Fe2O3 nanoparticles using the leaf extract of Spondias dulcis", Surfaces and Interfaces (SCI Impact Factor 2020: 3.724). DOI., Vol.20, , P.P - , (2020)

3. V. Vishnu Priyan, Tasrin Shahnaz, E. Suganya, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, Selvaraju Narayanasamy "Ecotoxicological assessment of micropollutant Diclofenac biosorption on magnetic sawdust: Phyto, Microbial and Fish toxicity studies", Journal of Hazardous Materials (SCI Impact Factor 2020: 9.038). DOI., Vol.403, , P.P - , (2020)

4. Saranya N, Suganya E, Selvaraju Narayanasamy, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, Sivasubramanian V., Sivakumar Pandian, Raja Selvaraj "3-level Box–Behnkenoptimization of hexavalent chromium reduction by chromate resistant Trichoderma asperellum cells from simulated and industrial effluent", Environmental Technology & Innovation (SCI Impact Factor 2020: 3.356). DOI., Vol.19, , P.P - , (2020)

5. Eldho Abraham, Anuvind Prabhu, Bhuvaneshwari Soundarajan, Selvaraju Narayanasamy "Experimental Study on Influencing Factors of Microfluidic Reactive Extraction of Citric Acid Using TOA in 1-Decanol and Flow Schemes for Performance Improvement", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (SCI Impact factor 2020: 3.573). DOI., Vol.59, 34, P.P 15343-15356 , (2020)

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1. Puneet Talesara, Aditya Kochar, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Selvaraju Narayanasamy, Rohan Sharma " Disinfectant Tunnel " Indian Patent Application No 202011030617 (Applied)

2. Puneet Talesara, Harish Vyas, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Selvaraju Narayanasamy " A Smart Conveyor System for Disinfecting Belongings & Hands and Predicting Viral Infections" Indian Patent Application No 202011027891 (Applied)

3. Puneet Talesara, Harish Vyas, Senthilmurugan Subbiah, Selvaraju Narayanasamy " A Smart Checkin System and Method for Disinfecting Hands & Belongings and Predicting Viral Infections" Indian Patent Application No 202011024053 (Applied)

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