Dr. K. Palanivelu

Dr. K. Palanivelu |Clyto Access

Director, Centre for climate change and adaptation research, India


Expertise: Trace analysis of pollutants, Waste treatment by chemical methods

Dr.K.Palanivelu is working as Professor at the Centre for Environmental Studies  and  Director of  Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation Research of Anna University,Chennai. He had a first class career throughout his education. He obtained his B.Sc.(Chemistry) from Madras university in 1983. He completed his M.Sc from AnnamalaiUniversity and Ph.D fromIndian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai. He worked as project officer at IIT Madrasfor a brief period and moved on to Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai in 1992. Dr. Palanivelu’s research interests include Pollution Control, Recycling, green Chemistry, CO2utilisation for climate change mitigation, Trace Analysis of Organics and Heavy Metals. He has been teaching courses on Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Pollution Control, and Instrumental methods of analysis since last 24 years. Dr.Palanivelu has served asa subject expert member in pollution control meetings for Tamil nadu Pollution control board and National Green Tribunal. Dr.K.Palanivelu is recipient of four environmental awards for his research contribution.

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