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Biotechnology
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Dr. Kavitha S H

Assistant Professor
Bio
Teaching
Responsibilities
Research
Publications

Education

  • Ph.D, Visveswaraya Technological University 2019
  • M.Tech, Chemical Engineering, Visveswaraya Technological University 2005

Experience

  • Assistant controller of Examinations, PES University, 2017 - Till Date
  • Assistant Professor, PES Institute of Technology, 2008-2017
  • Assistant Professor, Sapthagiri College of Engineering, 2007- 2008
  • Assistant Professor, Sir MVIT, 2006-2007

Achivements

  • Mission 10X Award
  • Bioprocess Calculation
  • Bioprocess Reaction Engineering
  • Bioprocess system analysis and Control
  • Thermodynamics
  • Momentum Transfer
  • Fluid Mechanics & Mechanical Operations
  • Downstream process Technology
  • Mass Transfer
  • Instrumentation
  • Biochemical Equipment Design and Drawing using CAED
  • Heat transfer
  • Process Control and automation
  • Bioprocess Design and Economics
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Assistant Controller of Examinations, PES University.
  • Assistant Professor Biotechnology Department, PES University
  • Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology, PES University, Bengaluru
  • Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology, PES Institute of Technology, Bengaluru
  • Department EWD Coordinator
  • Faculty Coordinator
  • Class Teacher

Research Interest

  • OPTIMIZATION STUDIES FOR QUALITY BIODIESEL USING WASTE VEGETABLE OIL
  • OPTIMIZATION STUDIES FOR QUALITY BIODIESEL USING NONEDIBLE OIL

Research Projects (Current)

  • PRODUCTION OF BIODEISEL FROM BIO-OIL FEEDSTOCKS

Books

  • Biofuel- An alternative to conventional fuel, scholars' press

Conferences

  • Presented a paper on "Purification of Glycerol Produced as a By-product of Biodiesel Production from Waste Vegetable oil," at National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Sciences, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Rajalakshmi Nagar, Thandalam, Chennai ,April 2017.
  • Presented a poster on "Equipment for Bio-Diesel Production from Bio-Oil Feed Stocks" at HAEB organized by MSRIT, April 2012.
  • Presented a poster on "Equipment For Bio-Diesel Production From Bio-Oil Feed Stocks" at prakalpa organized by PESIT , Oct. 2010
  • Presented a poster on "Removal of Arsenic from Drinking water" at the National Conference on "Protein Folding Dynamics and Diseases" organized by Department of Biotechnology, from 29th to 31st Oct 2009, PESIT, Bangalore.
  • Presented a poster on "Green Tea Polyphenols as Potential Antioxidant form Paprika Oleoresin" at the National Conference on "Protein Folding Dynamics and Diseases" organized by Department of Biotechnology, from 29th to 31st Oct 2009, PESIT, Bangalore.
  • Presented a paper on "Extraction of Horseradish Peroxidase Enzyme using Reverse Micelles" in a National Conference on "Challenges in Biochemical Engineering" conducted by MVJ college of Engineering, on 16th - 17th April 2009, Bangalore.
  • Presented a paper on "Treatment of Biomedical waste through Epigeic earthworms" in a National conference on "Converging Sciences for Quality Life" conducted by Mount Carmel College, on March 2009, Bangalore.
  • Presented a paper on "Extraction of Horseradish Peroxidase Enzyme using Non-ionic surfactant" in a International Conference at AIICE, Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas, on December 2004.

Journals

  • Dinesh.M.S. Ravindra.M. V.Krishnamurthy., Shanti.K.N. and Kavitha.S.H,2019.,Screening the vermiwash as plant growth hormone for the micropropagation of Stevia raubidiana.,Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering., Vol.14(B).,1-10
  • S H Kavitha, Shamueel Mujtaba , Mufassira Rahman , Ajay J Nayar,2018, Performance And Emission Characteristics Of Biodiesel Produced From Waste Vegetable Oil, International Journal Of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology, Vol 7(3).
  • Kavitha S H ,Chaitrali Ketkale, Medhaa Shankar, Varsha Suresh, 2017, A review on glycerol purification consequent to its formation as a byproduct in biodiesel manufacture by trans-esterification process of fats", International Journal of Fundamental & Applied Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 1 , 08-11.
  • S. H. Kavitha, K. Sujai, Medhaa Shankar, Vivek U, 2017, Purification of Glycerol Produced as a By-product of Biodiesel Production from Waste Vegetable oil, International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering and Technology (IJARTET), Vol. 4, Special Issue 16,.
  • Kavita S. H., Krishnamurthy V., Chandra Prabha M. N., Roshan.Makam, Biodiesel from Waste Vegetable Oil by Process Optimized Parameters Using Factorial Designs of Experiments, 2016, International Journal of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (IJCOB), Vol. 1(1), 11 - 15.
  • Kavita S. H., Krishnamurthy V., Chandra Prabha M. N., Roshan.Makam, 2015, Waste Vegetable Oil: A Boon For Biodiesel Production,Kathmandu University - Journal of Science Engineering and Technology, Vol. 11, No. I,61-68.
  • Kavita S H, Krishnamurthy V, Chandra Prabha M N, Roshan Makam4, Sneha K M , Sarayu R , Sanjana B S, 2014 ,Production and Optimization of Biodiesel from Waste Cooked Oil Using Factorial Design of Experiments, International Journal of chemical engineering research, Vol. 2(1),51-59.
  • S.H. Kavitha, L.R. Hemanth, Rashmi S. Hulagurmath, R. Suresh1,Roopa L. Farshi "Development of microcrystalline cellulose from groundnut shells for cadmium degradation" Research Article, Biotechnol. Bioinf. Bioeng. 2011, 1(3):375-380

Others

  • Popularization of Institutionally developed Biodiesel Technology through press release and media notification.
  • Guest Lecture in Toyota Kirloskar company on production of biodiesel from waste vegetable oil and its implication of environment