Name Shanmugam Palanisamy


Department Chemical Engineering
Qualification B.Tech, M.Sc(Engg.) (Sweden)
Area of Specialization Biofuel, Catalysis, Fuel Upgrading and Process Chemistry
Date of Joining KEC 02-06-2014
Experience in (Years) Teaching: 5.1
Industry: 8
Others: --  
Number of Papers Published
National Journals:0
International Journals: 08
Number of Papers Presented
National Conferences:04
International Conferences: 11

Contact Details
Email: shapal.chem@kongu.ac.in
Mobile: 0091 8098079696
Office: 04294-226602 Intercom:
602

Journals Published (International)
  1. Shanmugam Palanisamy, Borje S Gevert, Thermal treatment of Rapeseed oil, World Renewable Energy, Linköping University Electronic Press, 2011, Vol1, BE07, 546-551
  2. B Gevert, O Ansseau, M Arsad, AR Khokar, K Nandyala, S Palanisamy, 
    Fischer-Tropsch synthesis with simultaneous water gas shift reaction, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 239, 2010
  3. B Gevert, T Ahmad, S Palanisamy,   Alkylation of ethylene with zeolite Beta Journal of Chemical Technology 11, 337-345, 2011
  4. BS Gevert, A Azadrad, K Glembring, C Hallung, S Palanisamy, Alkylation of light alkenes with zeolite hydrogen beta, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 245, 2013
  5. S Palanisamy, BS Gevert Hydroprocessing of fatty acid methyl ester containing resin acids blended with gas oil 
    Fuel Processing Technology 126, 435-440, 2014
  6. Shanmugam Palanisamy, Borje S. Gevert, Study of non-catalytic thermal decomposition of triglyceride at hydroprocessing condition, Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 107, 25 August 2016, Pages 301–310
  7. Shanmugam Palanisamy, Borje S. Gevert,Hydrodeoxygenation of fatty acid methyl ester in gas oil blend–NiMoS/alumina catalyst, vol.6, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1515/gps-2016-0117 
  8.  Shanmugam Palanisamy, Börje Sten Gevert, Pranav Sankaran, Kannan Kandasamy,
    Produce Low Aromatic Contents with Enhanced Cold Properties of Hydrotreated Renewable Diesel Using Pt/Alumina-Beta-Zeolite: Reaction Path Studied via Monoaromatic Model Compound
    Energies 12 (15),2019,  PP. 2853.
Paper Presented in National Conferences
  1. Catalytic thermal treatment of vegetable oil using SAPO as a Catalyst, Pollution control strategies in chemical & related industries (PCSCRI-2017), 10-11th March, 2017, Tripathi
  2. Synthesis and Characterization of Thermoelectric Materials, Pollution control strategies in chemical & related industries (PCSCRI-2017), 10-11th March, 2017, Tripathi
  3. Synthesis and Characterization of Mesopores Materials, Pollution control strategies in chemical & related industries (PCSCRI-2017), 10-11th March, 2017, Tripathi
  4. Study of Non-ideal flow pattern in Matrix type heat exchanger using CuO, Industrial Pollution and control Technology, 13-14, March 2019, Annamalai Nagar, Tamilnadu.
Paper Presented in International Conferences
  1. Börje Gevert, Talut Ahmad and  Shanmugam Palanisamy,  Alkylation of ethylene with zeolite Beta, International Conference on Biology, Environment and Chemistry (ICBEC 2010),  Hong Kong, China, December 28 - 30, 2010.
  2. Influences of thermal decomposition on Methyl ester catalytic hydrogenation, Poster in Synbios III, 28-29 May, 2009, Goteborg, Sweden.
  3. Renewable diesel oil production from slaughter waste, Poster and extended abstract in International Conference on ESD, Pakistan, August 2008.
  4. Shanmugam Palanisamy, Börje Gevert, Björn Harrysson and Ahmad Kalantar,  Kinetics of Quinaldine Hydro-denitrogenation,  Poster and extended abstract in  EUROPACAT VIII,  August 2007, Åbo, Finland.
  5. Palanisamy, S.; Anjun, W.M.; Gevert, B.  Thermal and Catalytic Hydrogeoxygenation Of Rapeseed Oil For Biodiesel Production, 7thAsia pacific Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Technologies, October 15-19, 2009, Qingdao, China.
  6. Palanisamy, Shanmugam.; Gevert, Börje.;  Hydro-cracking of Rapeseed oil,  The Renewable Energy Research Conference 2010, June 7th - 8th 2010, Trondheim, Norway.
  7. Shifna Ashraf, Kannan Kandasamy, Shanmugam Palanisamy, Sivakumar Murugaiiyan, Studies on Isomerization of palm oil using SAPO catalyst synthesised by Hydrothermal Process, International conference on Advances in chemical Engineering-2015, NITK, Surathkal, India.
  8. Pranav Sankaran, Shifna Ashraf, Kannan Kandasamy, Shanmugam Palanisamy, Sivakumar Murugaiiyan "Synthesis of Cage type catalysts from Kaolin Clay using Hydrothermal and Ultrasonic methods and studies on their Properties and Catalytic Activity", International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Suratkal, Karnataka, December 2015.
  9. Pranav Sankaran, Shifna Ashraf, Kannan Kandasamy, Shanmugam Palanisamy, Sivakumar Murugaiiyan “ A Novel Multifunctional Cage type Catalyst from Kaolin” International Conference on Material Science and Technology at University of Delhi, March 2016.
  10. Shanmugam Palanisamy, Ashwin, Hariharan, Karthikeyan, "Matrix type heat exhanger" International Conference on Advanced Science and Engineering Research, Al-AMEEN Engineering College, Erode, March 2019.
  11. Shanmugam Palanisamy, Priyanka, Siska, "Zeolite for production of renewable diesel" International Conference on Advanced Science and Engineering Research, Al-AMEEN Engineering College, Erode, March 2019.
Subject Handled
  1. Industrial Chemistry
  2. Process Organic Synthesis  NitrationAmination,   Ammonolysis, Alkylation,  Esterification, Hydrogenation,
  3. Chemical Reaction Engineering
  4. Fluid Movers
  5. Oil and Natural Gas Engineering
  6. Applied Organic Chemistry
Software Proficiency
  1. ASPEN HYSYS
  2. ASPEN ENERGY ANALYSER
  3. MATLAB
Consultancy Projects
 S.No Title of the Project  Name of the Company
 1. Disposal of Alumina Liquor MALCO Energy Ltd, Mettur
 2. Feasibilityof Palm esters substitute diesel in heavy truck
 Hari Processes, Erode


Industrial Experience
  1. Assistant Chemical Engineer, EnTech Consultant, Chennai, India (03/2003 - 05/2005)
  2. Project Assistant, ECOPAR AB, Goteborg, Sweden. (07/2007-06/2008)
  3. Research Engineer, PREEM AB, Goteborg, Sweden. (06/2008-12/2008)
  4. Research Associate, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden. (01/2009-09/2012)
  5. Process Engineer, Nestejacobs, Poorvo, Finland.(09/2012-08/2013)
  6. Consultant, ECN AS, Stavanger, Norway. (09/2013-03/2014)
Project Area in industries and Institution
  1. Life Cycle Assessment
  2. Project Management
  3. Conceptional and Feasibility Study
  4. Fuel upgrading, catalytic cracking and Polymerization
  5. Refinery Downstream Processes
  6. Renewable fuels and fine chemical synthesis from biobased feedstocks
  7. Carbonization from biomass
  8. Synthesis of catalysts
Entrepreneurship 
  1. Proprietary, Vasashan AB, Goteborg, Sweden.  (2011-2013)
  2. Shareholder/Director, Bistro Bellman AB, Goteborg, Sweden. (2010- 2015)
  3. Godhemsgatan Restaurang AB, Shareholder, Sweden. (2009 - 2013)