CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Dr.M. Surianarayanan
Sr. Principal Scientist
Academic Qualifications
    M.Sc., Ph.D (Chemistry)
Contact Details
Dr.M. Surianarayanan
Sr. Principal Scientist
Head & Honorary Faculty - Anna University
Cell for Industrial Safety & Risk Analysis (CISRA)
CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
e-mail: suri@clri.res.in,
Phone:91 44 24437207


Dr. Surianarayanan, a fellow of the Madras Science Foundation, is currently the Senior Principal Scientist at the Cell for Industrial Safety and Risk Analysis, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute. His research areas of interests are chemical process safety, thermo kinetic analysis of chemical process reactions, occupational safety and health, accident database, charge transfer polymerizations, drug delivery systems, water and wastewater treatment, greener applications of ionic liquids in biological and chemical reaction systems and Bio reaction calorimetry.   He received his Ph.D. degree from Anna University and carried out his postdoctoral research at the Kanagawa Industrial Technology Research Institute, Japan under Science and Technology Agency fellowship of Govt. of Japan during 1996-98.  He was also a visiting fellow at the Science and Technology Research Center of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation of Japan (2000-2002) and carried out advance research on modeling and simulation of runaway phenomenon for exothermic chemical reaction systems.

He is in the editorial board of Chemical Engineering Journal. He Chairs the SHE expert committee of ICC, Southern Region and serves as a Member of the Executive Committee of National Safety Council, TN Chapter.

ACADEMIC CAREER

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Anna University, Madras, India,  September 1997 "Thermo Kinetic Aspects of Aqueous Polymerization of Acrylonitrile"
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, First Class,  Annamalai University 1988
  • B.SC., Chemistry, First Class, University of Madras, 1982

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH through the Science and Technology Agency Fellowship, Government of Japan, “Advance research on Chemical Process Hazards” at the Kanagawa Industrial Technology Research Institute, JAPAN under the guidance of Dr M. Wakakura 1996 - 1998 

POSITIONS HELD:

Senior Principal Scientist : April 26, 2018 onwards

CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum , Dehradun, India,   1983-1990

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai, India, 1990 –current

STA Post-Doctoral Fellow : Kanagawa Industrial Technology Research Institute, Ebinashi, Kanagawa-ken. 1996-1998

Visiting Fellow, Science and Technology Research Institute, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Yokohama, Japan 2000-2001

Honorary Positions

  • Member, Editorial Board, Chemical Engineering Journal, Elesevier
  • Member, Editorial Board, Material Science for Energy Technologies
  • Professor, AcSIR
  • Honorary Faculty Anna University
  • Chairman, SHE Expert Committee, Indian Chemical Council, Southern Region
  • Member, Regional Committee, Indian Chemical Council, Southern Region
  • Joint Secretary, National Safety Council, TN Chapter (2017-2020)
  • Member, Executive Committee, National Safety Council, TN Chapter
  • Member, Board of Studies, Faculty of Public Health, SRIHER, Chennai
  • Member, State Crisis Group, Union Territory Puducherry
  • Member, Advisory Board, Shree Dhanvantary Pharmacy College, Surat

ACADEMIC ASSIGNMENTS

Chemical process safety and OSH subjects taught to

  • B.Tech – Leather Technology (Anna University)
  • M.Tech – Footwear Technology (Anna University)
  • ME – Industrial Safety (Anna University)
  • M.Sc., Industrial Hygiene (SRMC & Research Institute, Deemed University)
  • Diploma in Industrial Safety – Regional Labor Research Institute

Setting Question papers, correcting answer sheets and examiner for viva-voce examinations.

B.Tech, ME/M.TECH & Ph.D. RESEARCH PROJECTS GUIDED

  • B.Tech : 50
  • M.Tech : 53
  • BITS Practice School II : B.Tech/Masters/Dual-degrees : 30
  • Ph.D Thesis Awarded: 12,  In Progress : Ph.D.: 3,  MS(BY RESEARCH) : ONE
  • M.phil  Thesis Awarded: 5

NOMINATION IN SPECIAL COMMITTEES

  • Competent Authority in the Investigating Team in Cooling Tower Incident Investigation at Sterlite Industries, Tuticorin, Appointed by Chief Secretary, Ministry of Labor, Government of Tamilnadu
  • Expert Member in Special Committee for Blast Accident Prevention in Fireworks Industries, Appointed by Chief Secretary, Ministry of Labor, Government of Tamilnadu
  • Competent Authority in Explosion Incident in Cordite Factory investigation team Appointed by Chief Secretary, Ministry of Labor, Government of Tamilnadu
  • Convener-Member of the Central Team for Modernization and mechanization of Fireworks manufacturing process, Appointed by Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.

S & T JOURNAL REVIEWER

Industrial Engineering Chemistry and Research, Environmental Engineering Science, Applied Microbiology and Biochemistry, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Biotechnology Progress, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Process Biochemistry, Letters in Applied Microbiology, Recent Patents in Biotechnology, Journal of the Geological Society of India, International Journal of Nanomedicine, Dove Press, USA.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Indian Thermal Analysis society
  • International Commission on Occupational Health
  • National Safety Council
  • Safety Engineers Association
  • Polymer Society of India
  • Asian Federation of Biotechnologists
  • Safety Society of Japanese Chemical Society
  • Japanese Explosive Society
  • Council of Chemists (India)

Work Experience

Dr Surianarayanan has been working in CSIR for more than 37 years now and has served as Project Leader and Principal Investigator for many R & D projects, grant-in-aid projects and Consultancy projects.  Some of them are listed below.  In addition Dr Surianarayanan has delivered several invited lectures at various platforms within India and Abroad.

CONSULTANCY PROJECTS

Chemical Process Hazard Evaluation: Risk Analysis, Microcalorimetric Techniques, Online monitoring of bioprocess reactions through metabolic heat fluxes.

  • Comprehensive Risk Analysis to Petrochemical Industries
  • Hazard and Operability Studies to various types of Chemical Process Industries: Orchid Pharmaceuticals, Sterlite Industries, Metal Power Manufacturing processes, Pesticide manufacturing processes, Hazardous waste incineration systems, Petroleum refining, etc.
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis : Sterlite Industries, Orchid Pharmaceuticals, Narmada chemicals, Euro IV project to CPCL, RESID project of CPCL, Capacity expansion to CPCL, Metal powder manufacturing company, LPJ bottling units, etc
  • Air quality monitoring in several leather manufacturing Tanneries, Footwear manufacturing units, automotive industries etc
  • Ergonomic Hazard Assessment in Gloves manufacturing Industries.
  • Occupational safety and health hazard assessments for various types of Industries.
  • Process Safety optimization for the synthesis of 1-methylamino-1-methylthio-2-nitroethene
  • Hazard characterization of chemicals used in the manufacture of detergent for Proctor and Gamble India Limited .
  • Process Safety of a pesticide manufacturing process for Shaw Wallace India Limited.
  • Process safety investigations for the manufacture of pesticides, chlorpyrifos, cypermethric acid chloride and anilofos for M/s. Gardha Chemicals India Limited.
  • Vent Sizing for Telomerization Reactor of chloropyrifos plant
  • Process safety investigations for the manufacture of  2-chloroethanal, 2- chloro thioethanal,  phorate and cholin chloride for M/s Voltas India Limited.
  • Process Safety of Epoxide manufacturing process involving cumin hydroperoxide for M/s Herdillia Chemicals Limited.
  • Thermochemical Investigations for Metametron and Dicamba (fungicides) manufacturing process for Gardha Chemicals India Limited
  • Hazards of Carbaryl pesticides, Ministry of Environment, Government of India

BASIC RESEARCH

  • Bioenergetics of microorganisms during fermentations and waste water treatments using Real Time Reaction Calorimeter
  • Occupational Safety and Health: Air Quality in Work Place, Work Related Musculo skeletal disorders, Mapping of Chemical concentrations in a confined work environment,  Risk Assessment Toolkits : Control Banding
  • Kinetic Modeling and Runaway Simulation of Exothermic Chemical Reaction Systems.
  • Post-accident analysis of incompatible waste chemicals
  • Hazards of Radical Polymerizations
  • Thermo kinetics of Wet Oxidation of used plastics (for recycling and recovery of useful solvents)
  • Thermo kinetic aspects of aqueous polymerization of acrylonitirile
  • Vaporization effects in evaluation of decomposition kinetic parameters by high-pressure DSC
  • Thermal Decomposition Kinetics of Poly tetrafluro ethylene(PTFE)
  • Micro calorimetric Protocol for Thermal Hazard Evaluation
  • Diffusion, Kinetics and Transport phenomena in Leather Making
  • Separation of mixed cresol Isomers
  • Hydroquinone accelerated charge transfer polymerization of styrene and alkyl methacrylates
  • Decomposition of Carbamate Pesticides - A Sponsored Project by the Ministry of Environment
  • Flow behavior (Rheology) of waxy crude oils, Separation and characterization of petroleum products using standard test methods [ASTM, UP &IP]
  • Wax deposition Characteristics of crude oil
  • Evaluation of Flow improver additives using Model Pipe line and Wax deposition test rig.

Grant-in-aid Projects for Strategic Sector

  • Studies on the thermal hazards of reactive red oil forming substances in fuel reprocessing (2012-2013)

           (Project Completed successfully with 100 % committed deliverables and a technical report submitted to Atomic Energy Regulatory Board)           

  • Effect of radiolytic products and metal nitrates on red-oil forming substance (2013-2016)

            (Project completed successfully with 100 % committed deliverables and a technical report with process safety recommendations submitted to Atomic Energy Regulatory Board) 

  • Studies on thermal behavior of alternative extractants and alternative diluents. (2016-17)

            (Project completed successfully with all committed deliverables and combined technical report submitted to Atomic Energy Regulatory Board) Grant-in-aid extension project of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board

INVITED LECTURES

Invited lectures were delivered on several platforms in the areas of thermo kinetic analysis, modeling and simulation of runaway reactions, Chemical Process Quantitative Risk Analysis, Industrial Chemical Disaster Mitigation and Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene.

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Heat flux biocalorimetry: a real-time analytical tool for bioprocess monitoring, M SURIANARAYANAN* S. SENTHIL KUMAR & AB MANDAL: Book Chapter in the book “Heat Flux: Processes, Measurement Techniques and Applications” – Nova Science Publishers. Inc, USA Editor: Prof G Cirimele et al., ISBN 978-1-61470-887-2

2. Impact of agitation on metabolic heat in Biological Real Time Calorimeter (BioRTCal)and product formation of Aspergillus tamarii by submerged fermentation.  D Balaji, M SURIANARAYANAN*, AB Mandal,: Book Chapter in the book Microbes in Applied Research: Current Advances and Challenges, World Scientific Publishing Co., USA (*Corresponding Author)

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

INTERNATIONAL

1. Understanding the biocalorimetric and respirometric behaviour of co-culture (R. eutropha, P. putida and A. vinelandii) in poly (3-hydroxybutyrate) batch production”, Anusha.S.M, Sivanesh. N.E, Deepa P.R, Surianarayanan.M  (2019), Biochemical Engineering Journal, doi: 10.1016/j.bej.2019.107334. volume no. 155, pp. 107334-107345, 15 March 2020.  

2. Biokinetics of fed-batch production of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate) using microbial co-culture, Anusha S.M, Sivanesh N.E, Hariram. P, Leelaram. S, Ankitha. R, Vignesh. S, Deepa P.R, Surianarayanan M, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology Journal, Volume no.104, pp. 1077–1095, 104, 2020. 

3. Metabolic heat coherent growth of Halomonas variabilis (HV) for enhanced production of Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) in a Bio Reaction Calorimeter (BioRC), Adimoolam, Saravana Raj; Nanjan Easwaran, Sivanesh; Subramanian Mohanakrishnan, Anusha; Mahadevan, Surianarayanan Preparative Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 50 (1), 56-65, 2019.

4. Pyrazolium PhaseChange Materials for Solar-Thermal Energy Storage, Matuszek, Karolina; Vijayaraghavan, R.; Forsyth, Craig M.; Mahadevan, Surianarayanan; Kar, Mega; MacFarlane, Douglas R., Chemsuschem, 13 (1), 159-164, 2019.

5. Biodegradation of tannery dye effluent using Fenton’s reagent and bacterial consortium: A biocalorimetric investigation. Shanmugam BK, Easwaran SN, Mohanakrishnan AS, Kalyanaraman C, Surianarayanan M (2019), Journal of Environmental Management 242:106–113.

6. Thermal reaction studies and prediction of stoichiometry of pyrotechnic compositions using DSC and XRD methods. Harisivasri PK, Sivaprakasam PS, Soni P, Surianarayanan M, Balasubramanian KR (2019)  Thermochimica Acta 675:100–106.

7. Effect of aeration and agitation on yeast inulinase production: a biocalorimetric investigation., Santharam L, Easwaran SN, Anusha SM, Surianarayanan M (2019)  Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 42:1009–1021

8. Corrosion behaviour of ZrO2-TiO2 nano composite coating on stainless steel under simulated marine environment. Materials Today: Proceedings. Mohan S, Nair SS, Ajay AV, Senthil Saravanan MS, Vishnu BR, Sivapirakasam SP, Surianarayanan M (2019)

9. Conversion of Agro By-Products to an Alkaline Protease by Aspergillus tamarii and the Usefulness of Its Metabolic Heat for Better Process Understanding, Dhandapani Balaji, Mahadevan Surianarayanan & Muthiah Shanmugavel, Waste and Biomass Valorization, February 2019, DOI: 10.1007/s12649-019-00608-x

10. Effect of aeration and agitation on yeast inulinase production: a biocalorimetric investigation, Santharam Leelaram, Easwaran Sivanesh Nanjan, Subramanian Mohanakrishnan Anusha & Mahadevan, Surianarayanan, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, March 2019. ttps://doi.org/10.1007/s00449-019-02101-0

11. Thermal reaction studies and prediction of Stoichiometry of pyrotechnic compositions using DSC and XRD methods, Harisivasri Phanindra K, Sivapirakasam S P Pramod Soni, Balasubramanian K R, Surianarayanan M. Thermochimica Acta, Volume 675, May 2019, Pages 100-106,

12. Experimental Evaluation of the Influence of Nonmetallic Contact Materials and Their Surface Roughness on the Mechanical Sensitivity of a Safety Matchhead Composition, S. P. Sivapirakasam, Hari Siva Sri Phanindra, and M. Surianarayanan, Process Safety Progress of AIChE, DOI 10.1002/prs.12023

13. Thermo-kinetic studies of NaN3/KNO3 air bag gas generant mixture, Surendran Lathika Aravind, Sivapirakasam Suthangathan Paramashivan, Surianarayanan Mahadevan , J Therm Anal Calorim DOI 10.1007/s10973-018-7838-y

14. REACTIVE THERMAL HAZARDS OF IRRADIATED TRIBUTYL PHOSPHATE WITH NITRIC ACID, Samuel Vara kumar J, Smitha V.S, Sivanesh N.E, Surianarayanan M*., Seshadri H. and Lakshman V. Thermochimica Acta, Available online 26th May, 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tca.2018.05.022

15. Reactive Chemical Pathway of Tributyl Phosphate with Nitric Acid, V.S.Smitha, J.Samuel Vara Kumar M.Surianarayanan H.Seshadri N.V.Lakshman, Process Safety and Environmenal Protection, Available online 23rd March, 2018. doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2018.03.028

16. Synthesis and characterization of chitosan ascorbate nanoparticles for therapeutic inhibition for cervical cancer and their in silico modeling. Vigneshkumar Sekar, Karthikeyan Rajendran, Sugumari Vallinayagam, Venkataraman Deepak, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Available online 10th January 2018, doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2018.01.001.

17. Control of exposure to hexavalent chromium concentration in shielded metal arc welding fumes by nano-coating of electrodes, S. P. Sivapirakasam, Sreejith Mohan, M. C. Santhosh Kumar, Ashley Thomas Paul & M. Surianarayanan, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, Volume 23, 2017 - Issue 2, PP 128-142

18. Metabolic pathway and role of individual species in the bacterial consortium for biodegradation of azo dye;  A biocalorimetric investigation. Bhuvanesh Kumar Shanmugam, Sivanesh Nanjan Easwaran, Rachita Lakra, Perinkulam Ravi Deepa, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Chemosphere, 188, (2017) 81-89. 

19. Modeling of Fume Formation from Shielded Metal Arc Welding Process, S. P. Sivapirakasam, Sreejith Mohan, M. C. Santhosh Kumar,  M. Surianarayanan Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, April 2017, Volume 48, Issue 2, pp 1268–1278

20. Chemical Disasters : Prevention and Response, M Surianarayanan, YOJANA, Volume 61, January 2017, PP 40-43, Ministry of I & B, New Delhi

21. Modeling of exo-inulinase biosynthesis by Kluyveromyces marxianus in fed-batch mode: correlating production kinetics and metabolic heat fluxes, Leelaram Santharam, Ashwath Balaje Samuthirapandi, Sivanesh Nanjan Easwaran, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Applied Microbiology and  Biotechnology,  March 2017,  Volume 101, Issue 5, PP 1877-1887

22. Effect of feeding strategies on inulinase production analyzed in a biocalorimeter, S. Leelarama, N.E. Sivanesha, M. Surianarayanan, P.R. Deepa, S. Ashwath Balaje, Process Biochemistry, Volume 51, Issue 6, Pages 692-703, June 2016.

23. Production of Poly (3-Hydroxybutyric Acid) by Ralstonia eutropha in a Biocalorimeter and its Thermokinetic Studies, Subramanian Mohanakrishnan Anusha, Santharam Leelaram,  Mahadevan Surianarayanan, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2016 Jul; 179(6):1041-59.

24. Influence of irradiation on the structure and thermo-kinetic 4 behavior of tri-n-butyl phosphate,  Samuel Varakumar Jala,  Smitha Velayuthan Sreekantan,  Surianarayanan Mahadevan,  Hariharan Seshadri, and  Asit Baran Mandal, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, DOI: 007/s10973-015-5043-9, Published online September 2015.

25. Metabolism and biotransformation of azo dye by bacterial consortium studied in a bioreaction calorimeter, Bhuvanesh Kumar Shanmugam, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Bioresource Technology 196 (2015) 500–508 

26. Welding fumes reduction by nano-alumina coating on electrodes – towards green welding process, Sivapirakasam, SP, Mohan S, Santhosh Kumar MC, Surianarayanan M, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 108, Part A Pages 131-144, December 2015

27. Application of Taguchi Method in the Optimization of Process Parameters for a Sol - Gel Derived Nano Alumina Film,   Mohan, Sreejith; S.P., Sivapirakasam; M.C., Santhosh Kumar; M, Surianarayanan, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications April 2016 vol. 230 no. 2 574-585Published on line June 2015

28. Welding fumes reduction by coating of nano-TiO2 on electrodes Sreejith Mohan, S.P. Sivapirakasama,, M.C. Santhosh Kumar , M. Surianarayanan Journal of Materials and Processing Technology, 219 (2015) 237–247.

29. Can Time- Motion be used to Reduce Occupational Hazards in Fleshing Process?        Simon Thomas,  Mahadevan Surianarayanan1*, Asit Baran Mandal, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 592-594 (2014) pp 2481-2485.

30. Effects of Diluents on the Reaction Hazards of Tributyl Phosphate with Nitric Acid Smitha Velayuthan Sreekantan, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Samuel Vara Kumar Jala, Hariharan Seshadri, and Asit Baran Mandal, dx.doi.org/10.1021/op500180v | Org. Process Res. Dev. 2014, 18, 1821-1827.

31. Thermal Hazard Behavior of TBP and DBP, Velayuthan Sreekantan Smitha, Mahadevan Surianarayanan,  Hariharan Seshadri,  Nyaya Valiveti Lakshman, and Asit Baran Mandal, Applied Mechanics and Materials , 592-594 pp. 2557 - 2560 . 

32. Investigation of environment and machining aspects in electrical discharge machining (EDM) using different work pieces and tool electrode, Sivapirakasam, S.P., Thiyagarajan, S., Mathew, J., Surianarayanan, M., Nathan, A.S.S.S., Applied Mechanics and Materials592-594 (2014),  pp. 2513 - 2517

33. Hazard identification in electrical discharge machining (EDM) process using what-if analysis, Sivapirakasam, S.P., Thiyagarajan, S., Bineesh, P., Mathew, J., Surianarayanan, M., Applied Mechanics and Materials , 592-594  pp. 2508 - 2512.

 34. Biological Real-Time Reaction Calorimeter Studies for the Production of Penicillin G Acylase from Bacillus badius, Karthikeyan Rajendran, Sudharshan Sekar,  Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Bhuvanesh Kumar Shanmugam,  Rajendhran Jeyaprakash,  Gunasekaran Paramasamy,  Asit Baran Mandal,  Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, April 2014, Volume 172, Issue 8, pp 3736-3747.

35. Influence of Workpiece Materials on Aerosol Emission from Die Sinking Electrical Discharge,   S. ThiyagarajanS.P Sivapirakasam, Jose Mathew, M. Surianarayanan, K. Sundareswaran, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Volume 92, Issue 6, November 2014, Pages 739–749

36. Synthesis and Characterization of Curcumin loaded Polymer/Lipid Based Nanoparticles and Evaluation of their Antitumor effects on MCF-7 Cells,  Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, Volume 1840, Issue 6, June 2014, Pages 1913–1922 

37. Curcumin Loaded Poly(2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate) Nanoparticles from gelled Ionic Liquid - In vitro Cytotoxicity and Anti-cancer activity in SKOV-3 cells, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 51, 34–44, 2014

38. Experimental diagnosis on frictional initiation of a matchhead composition at different in-process contact materials, Sivapirakasam SP, M Nalla Mohammed, M SURIANARAYANAN Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics , 39  ( 1 ) pp. 125 - 132 , 2014, (DOI: 10.1002/prep.201300040, 28th August 2013)

39. Investigations to enhance production of Penicillin G Acylase from recombinant Bacillus badius pac expressed in Escherichia coli DH5α, Karthikeyan Rajendran, Surianarayanan Mahadevan*, Asit Baran Mandal*, Rajendhran Jeyaprakash & Gunasekaran Paramasamy, Chemical Engineering Communications, Publishonline 4th June 2014, DOI: 10.1080/00986445.2013.845750.

40. Strategies for enhancing the production of Penicillin G acylase from Bacillus badius: Influence of phenyl acetic acid dosage",  , Karthikeyan Rajendran, Surianarayanan Mahadevan*, Asit Baran Mandal*, Rajendhran Jeyaprakash & Gunasekaran Paramasamy Applied   Biochemistry and Biotechnology, (10.1007/s12010-013-0425-6), August 2013

41. Numerical simulation of impact initiation of a matchhead composition for different in-process contact materials, Combustion and Flame, Nalla Mohammed, Sivapirakasam SP, M SURIANARAYANAN, Combustion and Flame, Volume 160, Issue 11, November 2013, Pages 2573–2584

42. A computational model for enhancing Penicillin G Acylase production from recombinant Bacillus badius, Premalatha C.; Aravindan Chandrabose,  Karthikeyan R.; Kannan K.; SURIANARAYANAN M*. Computational Biology and Chemistry , 46 pp. 39 – 47, 2013

43. Evaluation of thermal hazards and thermo-kinetic parameters of a match-head composition by DSC and ARC. M Nalla Mohammed, Sivapirakasam SP, M SURIANARAYANAN, VP Sridhar, Thermochemica Acta, Volume 557, 10 April 2013, Pages 13–19

44. Experimental investigation on the impact sensitivity of a match head composition influenced by the surface roughness of in-process contact materials,  Nalla Mohamed, M., Sivapirakasam, S.P and  SURIANARAYANAN, M. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Volume 91, Issue 5, September 2013, Pages 343–350.

45. The Metabolic Advantage of Choline Lactate in Growth Media: An Experimental Analysis with Staphylococcus lentus, Sudharshan Sekar, Deepa PV, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Bhuvaneshkumar Shanmugam, and Asit Baran Mandal, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2013, Volume 169, issue 2, pp 380-392   

46. Investigation on the friction sensitivity of a matchhead composition influenced by the surface roughness of contact materials, Nalla Mohamed, M., Sivapirakasam, S.P. and  SURIANARAYANAN, M. Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics. Volume 38, Issue 2, pages 266–272, April 2013

47. Accelerating rate calorimeter studies of water-induced thermal hazards of fireworks tip mixture, VP Sridhar, M SURIANARAYANAN*, SP Sivapirakasam and AB Mandal.  J Therm  Anal Calorim  (2013) 112:1335–1341

48.  Kinetic modelling on CI acid blue-113 dye degradation by acoustic and hydrodynamic cavitations, Lajapathi Rai C,  Madhumita Raghav, SURIANARAYANAN M and Vemulapalli Sreenivas, Int. J. Environmental Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2013, PP 208-227

49. Thermal behavior pattern of tributyl phosphate under adiabatic conditions V. S. Smitha, M. SURIANARAYANAN*, H. Seshadri, A. B. Mandal*, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry,  Volume 111, Number 1, 2013, PP 849-856

50. Bioenergetics and mechanism of acid blue 113 degradation by Staphylococcus lentus, Sudharshan Sekar, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Bhuvaneshkumar Shanmugam, and Asit Baran Mandal, Biotechnology Progress, 2012, Vol.28, No.6, pp1400-1408

51. Choline-Based Ionic Liquids – Enhanced Biodegradation of Azo Dyes, S Sudharshan, M SURIANARAYANAN*, R Vijayaraghavan, AB Mandal and Doug Mcfarlane, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012, 46 (9), pp 4902–4908.

52. Bioenergetics for the Growth of Staphylococcus lentus in Biocompatible Choline Salts, S Sudharshan, M SURIANARAYANAN*, R Vijayaraghavan, AB Mandal* and Doug Mcfarlane,  Journal: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2012, Vol.97, No 4. Pp 1767-1774. 

53. Impact of aeration and agitation on metabolic heat and protease secretion of Aspergillus tamarii in a real-time biological reaction calorimeter, Balaji Dhandapani,  SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Sathish Sundar Dhilipkumar, Suseela Rajkumar,  Asit Baran Mandal*,  Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Volume 94, Number 6 (2012), Pp : 1533-1542.

54. Reactive Thermal Hazards of TBP with Nitric Acid, V.S.Smitha, M.SURIANARAYANAN*, H. Seshadri, N.V.Lakshman and *A.B.Mandal, Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2012, 51 (21), pp 7205–7210

55. Adiabatic thermokinetics and process safety of pyrotechnic mixtures ; Atom bomb, Chinese, and palm leaf crackers,  Sridhar Vethathiri Pakkirisamy,  SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Sivapirakasam Suthandathan Paramashivan , Asit Baran Mandal,  J Therm Anal Calorim,  Sept 2012, Issue 3, Pages 1387-1395

56. Experimental Investigation on Manufacturing and Environmental Aspects of Electrical Discharge Machining Process Using Graphite Electrode, S. Thiagarajan, SP. Sivapirakasam, Jose Mathew and M SURIANARAYANAN,   Advanced Materials Research,  Volume 433-440, 2012, PP 655-659

57. Effect of process parameters on the breathing zone concentration of gaseous hydrocarbons- A study on electrical discharge machining process, Sivapirakasam, S.P., Jose Mathew and M. SURIANARAYANAN. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, Volume 17, Issue 6, 2011

58. Mathematical modeling of aerosol emission from die sinking electrical discharge machining process, Sivapirakasam SP, Mathew Jose, SURIANARAYANAN M, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Volume 36, Issue 4, April 2012, Pages 1493–1503  IF 1.579

59. Energetics of growth of Aspergillus tamarii in a biological real-time reaction calorimeter, Balaji Dhandapani & SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*  & Asit Baran Mandal,  Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, Vol.93, Issue 5, 2012, Pages 1927-1936,  DOI 10.1007/s00253-011-3722-4 IF 3.425

60. Biocalorimetric and respirometric studies on production of Penicillin G Acylase from Bacillus badius pac in E.coli DH5α, R Karthikeyan, S Sudharshan, M SURIANARAYANAN*, P Gunasekaran, AB Mandal, Biochemical Engineering Journal 2011,55 (2011), 223-229

61. Optimization studies on production of a halo-tolerant protease fromPseudomonas aeruginosa strain BC1 and its application on tannery saline wastewater treatment, S. Senthil Kumar,  D Balaji,  and M SURIANARAYANAN*, Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 2011

62. Impact of agitation on metabolic heat and product formation of Aspergillus tamarii by submerged growth, Balaji Dhandapani and SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Journal of Microbial and biochemical technology, Volume S1: 061(2011) /Special Issue 2011

63. Ionic liquid assisted degradation of acid blue 113 by staphylococcus lentus and its metobolic pathways, Sudharshan Sekar, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN* and Asit Baran Mandal, Journal of Microbial and biochemical technology,  Volume S1: 062(2011) /Special Issue 2011,

64.  Optimization of medium composition for intracellular Penicillin G acylase production from recombinant Bacillus badius pac expressed in E.coli DH5α using artificial neural network and genetic algorithms, Journal of Microbial and biochemical technology, Karthikeyan Rajendran, Premalatha Chinnasamy and SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Journal of Microbial and biochemical technology, Volume S1: 063(2011) /Special Issue 2011,

65. Multi-attribute decision making for green electrical discharge machining, Sivapirakasam, S.P., Mathew, J., SURIANARAYANAN, M.  Expert Systems with Applications, 38 (7) pp. 8370-8374, 2011

66. Constituent analysis of aerosol generated from die sinking electrical discharge machining processSivapirakasam, S.P., Mathew, J., SURIANARAYANAN, M.  Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 89 (2) pp. 141-150, 2011

67. Role of choline formate ionic liquid in the polymerization of vinyl and methacrylic monomers Sundar, D.S., Vijayaraghavan, R., Subramaniam, J., SURIANARAYANAN M*., Mandal, A.B. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 120 (6) pp. 3733-3739, 2011 

68. Application of control banding approaches in Southern India for safe chemical management : Challenges and Opportunities, K Balakrishnan, S Sankar, Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay, M SURIANARAYANAN, G Swaminathan, ICOH Newsletter Vol.9, No.1, pp 4-8, March 2011 

69. Evaluation of the Relationship between Workload and Work Capacity in Petrochemical and Tannery Workers - A Pilot Study, D V Siva Priya, Priscilla Johnson, R Padmavathi, A S Subhashini, R Ayyappan, M SURIANARAYANAN,  Life Sciences and Medicine Research,  Vol. 19, pp1-8, 2011

70. Thermokinetic responses of the metabolic activity of Staphylococcus lentus cultivated in a glucose limited mineral salt medium, Sudharshan Sekar SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN* , Sathish Sundar Dhilip Kumar,  Asit Baran Mandal,  J Therm Anal Calorim,  Vol.104, 149-155, 2011

71. Batch Kinetic Studies on Growth of Salt Tolerant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Secreting Protease in a Biocalorimeter, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Balaji Dhandapani, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, Asit Baran Mandal,  Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 15, 670-675, (2010)

72. Thermal characterization of Pyrotechnic Flash Compositions S. P. Sivapirakasam, M. SURIANARAYANAN*, F.Chandrasekaran, Journal of Science and Technology of Energetic Materials,   Vol.71, No.1 (2010)

73. Long-Term Structural and Chemical Stability of DNA in Hydrated Ionic Liquids, R Vijayaraghavan, A Izgorodin, V Ganesh, M SURIANARAYANAN and DR MacFarlane, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 1631 –1633.

74. Biocompatibility of choline salts as cross linking agents for collagen based biomaterials, R Vijayaraghavan, D.R MacFarlane, Ramadhar Kumar, M SURIANARAYANAN, S Aishwarya, and PK Seighal,  Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 294–296.

75. Evaluation of occupational exposure to aerosol emitted from die sinking electrical discharge machining process, Jose Mathew, S.P. Sivaprakasam, M SURIANARAYANAN, Int. J. Environmental and Health 2010, 4, 1-17

76. Analysis of aerosol emission and hazard evaluation of Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) process, M. Jose, SP Sivapirakasam,  M SURIANARAYANAN, Industrial Health 2010, 48, 478–486  

77. Bench Scale Calorimetry: a promising inline tool for monitoring and analysis of cellular activity involved in bioprocesses. SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Senthil Sivaprakasam, New Biotechnology, Volume, 25S, September 2009, P324, doi:10.1016/j.nbt.2009.06.783

78. Biocalorimeter: smart system to control fermenter for protease production from Aspergillus Tamarii, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Balaji Dhandapani, New Biotechnology, Volume, 25S, September 2009, PS195, doi:10.1016/j.nbt.2009.06.122

79. Biocalorimetric investigation of degradation of acid blue 113 by halo tolerant strains, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Sudharshan Sekar, Sathish Sundar Dhillipkumar, New Biotechnology, Volume, 25S, September 2009, PS49, doi:10.1016/j.nbt.2009.06.257

80. Exothermic and thermal runaway behaviour of some ionic liquids at elevated temperatures, R. Vijayaraghavan, M SURIANARAYANAN, V Armel, D.R. MacFarlane and VP Sridhar, Chemical Communications, 2009, 6297-6299.

81. Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Sensitivity and Noise Level for different Pyrotechnic Flash Compositions, S. P. Sivapirakasam, M. SURIANARAYANAN*, Journal of Science and Technology of Energetic Materials (JES), Volume 70,No.6, 2009 

82. Investigations on ultraviolet light and nitrous acid induced mutations of halotolerant bacterial strains for the treatment of tannery soak liquor Sudharshan Sekar, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 63 (2009) 176–181

83. Hazard assessment for the safe storage, manufacturing and handling of flash compositions, S.P. Sivapirakasam, M. SURIANARAYANAN*, G. Swaminathan, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries 22 (2009) 254–256 

84. Bioenergetic studies on aerobic growth of pseudomonas aeruginosa in a single substrate media, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN* and Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam,   Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology Volume 84, 1234-1239, 2009

85. Pollution prevention by salt free preservation of raw goatskins through stepwise drying, CL Rai, SURIANARYANAN MAHADEVAN, A Sivasamy and F Chandrasekaran, International Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol.1, No.3, 2009

86. Calorimetric online monitoring of proteolytic activity of P.aeruginosa cultivated in a bench-scale biocalorimeter, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, and Sudharshan Sekar, Biochemical Engineering Journal, Volume 39/1, PP 149-156, 2008

87. Oxygen mass transfer studies on batch cultivation of P. aeruginosa in a biocalorimeter, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, SURIANARYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Swaminathan Gopalraman Vol. 11 No. 1, Issue of January 15, 2008, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology

88. Biocalorimetric and Respirometric Studies On Biological Treatment of Tannery Saline Wastewater, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Swaminathan Gopalraman, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology Volume 78, Number 2 / February, 2008, pp 249-255.

89. Biocalorimetric and Respirometric studies on Metabolic Activity of Aerobically grown Batch Culture of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, SURIANARYANAN MAHADEVAN* and Madhu Battacharya, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 2007, 12: 340-347

90. Biocalorimetric Studies on the Metabolic Activity of P.aeruginosa Aerobically Grown in a Glucose-Limited Complex Growth Media. Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, SURIANARYANAN MAHADEVAN*, and Susheela Rajakumar Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry 72, (4),936-942, 2008

91. Biological Treatment of Tannery Wastewater by using salt-tolerant bacterial Strains, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Sudharshan Sekar, Susheela Rajakumar. Microbial cell factories, Published on April29,2008, DOI : 10.1186/1475-2859-7-15. www.microbialcellfactories.com/content/7/1/15. 

92. Accident Data Analysis and Hazard Assessment in Fireworks manufacture, M SURIANARAYANAN*, SP Sivapirakasam and G Swaminathan, Science and Technology of Energetic Materials, Vol.69, No.6, 2008

93. Adiabatic calorimetry of telomerization reactions in ionic liquids, Vijayaraghavan, R.;  SURIANARAYANAN, M ; MacFarlane, D. R., Ind.Eng. Res., (2007), 46, 1025-1028.

94. Extraction and recovery of azo dyes into an ionic liquid, R Vijayaraghavan, N Vedaraman, M SURIANARAYANAN, DR MacFarlanae, Talanta, 69(2006) 1059-1062

95. Evaluation of Noise Levels of Pyrotechnic Fire Crackers’, Sivapirakasam S.P., SURIANARAYANAN M*. and Venkataratnam G.S. Pollution Research, February. (2006),

96. ‘Thermal Characterization and Kinetic Modeling of Pyrotechnic Flash Composition under Adiabatic Conditions’, Sivapirakasam S.P., SURIANARAYANAN M* and Vijayaraghavan R. Journal of pyrotechnics, Issue 23, pp 61- 66 (2006),

97. ‘Effect of Particle Size on the Mechanical Sensitivity and Thermal Stability aspects of Pyrotechnic Flash Compositions’ SURIANARAYANAN M*, Chandrasekaran F. and Swaminathan G. Journal of Pyrotechnics, Issue 23, pp.39-50. Sivapirakasam S.P., (2006),

98. ‘Interrelation between Impact, Friction and Thermal Energy of Pyrotechnic Cracking Reaction’, Sivapirakasam S.P., SURIANARAYANAN M*, Journal of pyrotechnics, Issue 23, pp.51-56.2006.

99. Impact Sensitiveness Analysis of Pyrotechnic Flash Compositions, SP Sivapirakasam, M SURIANARAYANAN*, P. Nagaraj, GS Venkataratnam, Journal of Pyrotechnics, Issue 21, Summer 2005.

100. Model to obtain the true parameters of decomposition of volatile liquids such as acrylonitrile and nitromethane M SURIANARAYANAN*, BV Bharat Ram and R Vijayaraghavan, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2005, 44, 442-446

101. Ionic Liquids as Moderators in Exothermic Polymerization reactions, R Vijayaraghavan, M SURIANARAYANAN, & DR MacFalane, Angewandt  Chemie, Int.Ed. 2004, 43, 5363-5366 

102. Synthesis and Characterization of Saturated and Unsaturated Polysulfide Polymers and their Thermal Degradation Processes Investigated by Flash Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, S Sundarrajan M SURIANARAYANAN and KSV Srinivasan,  Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Chemistry Part A  Volume 43, Issue 3, Pages 638-649 (2005)

103. Thermal Hazards of Cracker Mixture using DSC,  SP Sivaprakasam, M SURIANARAYANAN*, F Chandrasekaran and G Swaminathan, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, vol.78, (2004) 799-808

104. Progress Report on a heat-stress and productivity study, J. Hannak, BN Das & M SURIANARAYANAN, OSH & Development, Dec.  2003, PP 23-28

105. A Comprehensive kinetic model for adiabatic decomposition of di-t-butyl peroxide using BatchCAD. Y. Iizuka and M. SURIANARAYANAN*, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2003,   42 ,    2987-2995

106. Studies on Synthesis and Characterization of CT polymerization of styrene and alkyl methacrylates, R Vijayaraghavan, M SURIANARAYANAN,  & KV Raghavan, Journal of Macromolecular Science Pure and Applied Chemistry . Vol. A 40, No. 10, pp.1057 – 1080, 2003.

107. Modeling of adiabatic decomposition of ammonium nitrate under pressure using BatchCAD, M SURIANARAYANAN*, Y Iizuka, A Miyake, A  Itoh and T Ogawa, Journal of  Explosives (Kayaku Gakkaishi, Japan),  Vol.63, No.6, 2002

108. Thermal Degradation Processes in Polysulfide copolymers investigated by Direct pyrolysis Mass Spetrometry and Flash Pyrolysis- Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry,  S. Sundarrajan, M. SURIANARAYANAN,  KSV Srinivasan and K. Kishore , Macromolecules, 2002, 35, 3331-3337

109. End Group Analysis of polyperoxides using MALDI and FT-IR spectroscopy,  K. Ganesh, Ajay K. Nanda, M.SURIANARAYANAN, and K. Kishore, Polymer,  41, 2000 pp. 9063-9072

110. Primary pyrolysis products of hydroxy-terminated polybutadiene, K Ganesh, S. Soundarrajan, K. Kishore, M.SURIANARAYANAN, KN. Ninan, and B George, Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 326-330,

111. Mechanistic Studies of hydroquinone-promoted charge-transfer polymerization of stryrene and alkyl methacrylates, R Vijayaraghavan, M.SURIANARAYANAN, P.Gangadara Rao, K.V. Raghavan, European Polymer Journal,  36, (2000)  pp.1989-2003.

112. Role of free radical quenchers in the charge transfer polymerization of styrene and alkylmethacrylates, R Vijayaraghavan, M.SURIANARAYANAN, P.Gangadara Rao, K.V. Raghavan,  J.M.S - Pure and Appl. Chem., A 36 (5 & 6) (1999) pp. 759-773

113. Influence of molecular weight and tacticity on thermal stabilities of hydroquinone promoted CT polymerization of styrene and alkylmethacrylates, R Vijayaraghavan, M.SURIANARAYANAN, P.Gangadara Rao, K.V. Raghavan, European Ploymer Journal, 36 (2000) 2569-2579

114. Spectroscopic Investigations of Polyacrylonitrile Thermal Degradation, M.SURIANARAYANAN*, R. Vijayaraghavan and KV Raghavan, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry Vol 36, (1998), pages 2503-2512

115. Evolved Gases by Simultaneous TG-MS Technique and associated thermal hazard in drying of Polyacrylonitrile, M.SURIANARAYANAN* ,T Uchida and M Wakakura Journal of Loss Prevention in chemical Process Industries, Volume 11, No.2, March 1998, pages 99-108

116. Hazards of Radical Polymerizations: Thermokinetic investigation of Styrene Polymerization Methods, M SURIANARAYANAN*, T Uchida M Wakakura and H Tomioka,  Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan Vol.31, No. 6, (1998), pages 960 -968

117. Thermal behaviour of acrylonitrile polymerization and polyacrylonitrile decomposition, M.SURIANARAYANAN*, S. Panduranga Rao, R.Vijayaraghavan and KV Raghavan, Journal of Hazardous Materials 62, 1998, pages 187-197

118. Vaporization effects in evaluation of decomposition kinetic parameters by high pressure DSC S. Panduranga Rao, Vivek Pai, M. SURIANARAYANAN and M.M  Mallikarjunan,  ThermoChem. Acta. Vol.2828 (1996) pages 1-9

119. Thermochemical Analysis of 1-methylamino-1-methylthio-2- nitroethene synthesis M. SURIANARAYANAN,  A. Koshy and KV Raghavan, Journal of Hazardous Materials,  Vol.42, (1995), pages 215-22. 

120. Pore model for the fibrous collagen matrix in Animal Hides, SGVS. Panduranga  Rao,  M. SURIANARAYANAN, T. Murugasen and KV Raghavan, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol.50, No.5, pages 890-897,1995  

121. Influence of waxes on the flow properties of Bombay high crude. K.M.Agrawal, RC Purohit, M.SURIANARAYANAN , GC Joshi and R. Krishna Fuel, 68, July 1989, pages 937-939

122. Restartability and flow behaviour of Bombay high crude oil. HU Khan, KM Agarwal, M.SURIANARAYANAN and GC Joshi  European Oil and Gas Journal, January 1990 Pages 41-43.

123. Wax deposition of Bombay high crude oil under flowing conditions. KM Agarwal, HU Khan, M.SURIANARAYANAN and GC Joshi  Fuel, 1990, Vol.69, June, Pages 794 - 96.

124. Effect of flow improver additives on Wax deposition tendencies and nature of Bombay high crude oil KM Agarwal, M.SURIANARAYANAN, SVK Dilwar and GC Joshi Erdol und Kohle September 1991,pages 375-376.

125. Role of flow additives on the Wax deposition tendencies of Bombay high crude oil during pipe line flow.  KM Agarwal, HU Khan, M.SURIANARAYANAN, and GC  Joshi. Hydrocarbon Technology, 15th August 1990, pages 52 - 61.

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: NATIONAL 

1. Microcalorimetry and its role in thermal hazard quantification, M SURIANARAYANAN*, R Vijayaraghavan, G Swaminathan & P.G. Rao, Current Science, vol 80,No.6, 25, March 2001.

2. Isolation, Identification and Optimization of Halotolerant bacteria for the degradation of Tannery Saline Wastewater Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, SURIANARAYANAN MAHADEVAN*, Swaminathan Gopalraman, Research Journal of Biotechnology, 2007, 2 : 5 -11

3. Biochemical and dynamic studies of collagen from human normal skin and keloid tissue, V Prathiba, and M. SURIANARAYANAN, Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vol.36, June 1999, pp.18-164.

4. Thermal Degradation Processes in Polysulfide polymers investigated by Py-GC-MS II S. Sundarrajan, K Ganesh, K. Kishore and M. SURIANARAYANAN, Indian Journal of Chemistry Sec A, Vol. 40A, May 2001, pp 491-496.

5.Utilization of Bombay high tank sludge for the recovery of waxes, KM Agarwal, M. SURIANARAYANAN and G.C.Joshi, Research and Industry  Vol.32, June 1987 pages103-106.

PRESENTATIONS: INTERNATIONAL

1. Velayuthan Sreekantan Smitha, Mahadevan Surianarayanan, Hariharan Seshadri, Nyaya Valiveti Lakshman, and Asit Baran Mandal, “Thermal Hazard Behavior of TBP and DBP” “International Mechanical Engineering Congress – 2014”, held at NIT-T, from June 13-15, 2014

2. Simon Thomas, Mahadevan Surianarayanan, Asit Baran Mandal, “Can Time- Motion be used to Reduce Occupational Hazards in Fleshing Process?” International Mechanical Engineering Congress – 2014”, held at NIT-T, from June 13-15, 2014

3. Sudharshan Sekar, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Asit Baran Mandal, Presented a poster entitled “Ionic liquids assisted degradation of acid blue 113 by staphylococcus lentus and its metobolic pathways”. World congress on biotechnology 2011, Hyderabad, India. March 21-23, 2011

4. Balaji Dhandapani, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, “Impact of Agitation on metabolic heat and product formation of Aspergillus tamarii by submerged growth” in World Congress on Biotechnology, March 21-23, 2011, Hyderabad, India.

5. Karthikeyan Rajendran, Premalatha Chinnasamy and Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Presented a poster entitled “Optimization  of medium composition for intracellular Penicillin G acylase production from recombinant Bacillus badius pac expressed in E.coli DH5α using artificial neural network and genetic algorithm”. World congress on biotechnology 2011, Hyderabad, India. March 21-23, 2011.

6.Sathish Sundar Dhilip kumar, Surianarayanan Mahadevan Presented a poster entitled “Curcumin loaded PHEMA nanoparticles: Preparation, characterization and In vitro drug release studies”. World congress on biotechnology 2011, Hyderabad, India. March 21-23, 2011.

7. Balaji Dhandapani, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Asit Baran Mandal, “Effect of process variables on protease production by Aspergillus tamarii in bioreaction calorimeter” in Biothermodynamics of metabolic and ecological networks, Physikzentrum bad Honnef, Germany,  on January 12 – 14, 2011.

8. Sudharshan Sekar, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Asit Baran Mandal, Presented a poster entitled “Biocompatible Ionic Liquids as carbon source in the degradation of acid blue 113by Staphylococcus lentus” “Biothermodynamics of metabolic and ecological networks” in Germany. Jan 12- 14, 2011

9. Sudharshan Sekar, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Asit Baran Mandal, Presented a poster entitled “Biocalorimetric studies on metabolic activity of Staphylococcus lentus aerobically grown in limited mineral salt medium. 30th International Symposium ISPPP & European Symposium ESBES & 3rd International Symposium on Biothermodynamics (ISB) in Italy. Sep 5-8, 2010.

10. Balaji Dhandapani, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, “Heat Yields of Alkaline Protease Production from Aspergillus tamarii in Bioreaction Calorimeter” in xvi isbc:LUGO 2010 caloritmetry, living systems, biomacromolecules and the holy year, Lugo, Spain, on 31st May – 03rd June,  2010.

11. Karthikeyan Rajendran, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Biocalorimetric studies on production of recombinant Penicillin G Acylase from Bacillus badius in Escherichia coliin xvi isbc : LUGO 2010 caloritmetry, living systems, biomacromolecules and the holy year, Lugo, Spain, on 31st May – 03rd June,  2010.

12. Sudharshan Sekar, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Asit Baran Mandal, A Paper entitled “Biocalorimetric and respirometric studies on biological Treatment of Acid Blue 113 degradation by Staphylococcus lentus “ XVI ISBC Conference Spain”. May 31 – June 03, 2010.

13. Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, Surianarayanan Mahadevan and Ian Marison, Application of Real Time Metabolic Heat Flow Measurements to Characterize Physiological behaviour of Salt-tolerant Batch Cultures of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Proceedings of XVI International Society for Biological Calorimetry (ISBC) Conference, Santiago Compostela, Spain.

14. An integrated approach for assessment of thermal hazards in chemical reactions, M. SURIANARAYANAN, R. Vijayaraghavan, G. Swaminathan and PG. Rao, Presented   at International Conference on Process Safety at IICT, Hyderabad, India, November 8-11 1998.

15. Sudharshan Sekar, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, Sathish Sundar Dhilip Kumar, Presented poster “Biocalorimetric investigation of degradation of acid Blue 113 By halotolerent strains” In 14th European congress on Biotechnology, Spain. Sep 13- 16, 2009.                                      

16. Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Sensitivity and Noise Level for different Pyrotechnic Flash Compositions S.P.Sivapirakasam, M Surianarayanan (Presented in International Seminar on Energetic Materials, 24-26th April 2008, Tokyo Japan)

17. Thermal characterization of Pyrotechnic Flash Compositions SP Sivapirakasam, M Surianarayanan+ and F Chandrasekaran(Presented in International Seminar on Energetic Materials, 24-26th April 2008, Tokyo Japan)

18. Accident data analysis and hazard assessment in fireworks manufacture M Surianarayanan, SP Sivapirakasam+ and G Swaminathan (Presented in International Seminar on Energetic Materials, 24-26th April 2008, Tokyo Japan)

19. An Advanced Toolkit for Assessing Chemical Hazards in SME's M Surianarayanan*1, R. Iyappan2 And Kalpana BalakrishnanPresented in XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, Seoul, Korea, 29th June- 2nd July 2008

20. MAPPING OF CHEMICAL CONCENTRATIONS IN A CONFINED WORKPLACE M Surianarayanan*1, R. Iyappan2 Madhuchanda Bhattacharya and Kalpana Balakrishnan2, Presented in XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, Seoul, Korea, 29th June- 2nd July 2008

21. Assessment of WMSDs in SME's in India M Surianarayanan*1, R. Raghu2 B Krupa Shankari1 and Kalpana Balakrishnan2, Presented in XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, Seoul, Korea, 29th June- 2nd July 2008

22. Biocalorimetry - An Online tool for assessing microbial activity on industrial wastewater treatment, Senthilkumar S., Surianarayanan M. and Swaminathan G., Proceedings of 2nd Southeast Asian Natural Resources and Environment Management (SANREM) conference, SABAH, Malaysia, (2007) pp. 313-321. 

23. ‘Biological Reaction Calorimetry: A tool to investigate the metabolic activity of microbes employed in various biochemical reactions’, Senthilkumar S., Surianarayanan M. and Swaminathan G. (2007), Proceedings of International Conference on Biotechnology Engineering, ICBioE’07, Kualalampur, Malaysia, pp. 407-420.

24. Developing a Paradigm for assessing ergonomic hazards for small and medium work places in India, Surianarayanan M, Balakrishnana K and Swaminathan G, 28th International Congress on Ocuupational Health, Milan, Italy June 11-16, 2006, PP.80

25. Modeling of adiabatic decomposition of ammonium nitrate under pressure using BatchCad.  M Surianarayanan, Y Iizuka, A Miyake, A Itoh, and T Ogawa, Presented at the International Seminar on Energetic Materials –2002, held at Tokyo during May 2002.

26. Effect of Initiators in the charge transfer polymerization of homo and copolymers of styrene and methyl methacrylate, R Vijayaraghavan, M. SURIANARAYANAN, PG. Rao and KV Raghavan, Proceedings of International Symposium on Polymers Beyond AD 2000, 12-15 January 1999. IIT, Delhi, pages 227-230

27. Hazards of Mis-Mixing, M SURIANARAYANAN, T Uchida and M Wakakura, Proceedings of 73rd Annual Meeting of Japan Chemical Society, Tokyo, Japan, November 1997

28.  Accelerators for Charge Transfer Polymerization - Results for MMA Polymerization R Vijayaraghavan, M SURIANARAYANAN, PG Rao and KV Raghavan, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Macromolecules, January 1998, Madras, India

PRESENTATIONS: NATIONAL

1. Velayuthan Sreekantan Smitha, Mahadevan Surianarayanan, Hariharan Seshadri, Nyaya Valiveti Lakshman, and Asit Baran Mandal. “Effect of Acid Strength on Formation of Red Oil” and won 1ST PRIZE in best oral presentation award category in “THERMANS 2013”, held at BARC, Mumbai from December 19 – 21, 2013.

2. Velayuthan Sreekantan Smitha, Mahadevan Surianarayanan, Hariharan Seshadri, Asit Baran Mandal, “Synthesis of Red Oil under Adiabatic Conditions” and won 2ND PRIZE in best oral presentation award category in “THERMANS 2012” which held at BARC, Mumbai from January 31st - Feb 2nd, 2012.

3. Sridhar Vethathiri Pakkirisamy, S. P. Sivaprakasam, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, “Concentration effects on thermal explosive characteristics of Fireworks (Chakara Inner Mixture)”. THERMANS 2010, Kurukshetra, India. March 9-11, 2010.

4. Sridhar Vethathiri Pakkirisamy, S. P. Sivaprakasam, Surianarayanan Mahadevan, “Adiabatic Calorimeter and Fireworks composition”. CHEMCON 2009, Vishakapattinam, India. December 27-30, 2009.

5. Biocalorimetric and respirometric studies on biological treatment of tannery saline wastewater’, Senthilkumar S., Surianarayanan M. and Swaminathan G. (2007), International Conference on Cleaner Technologies and Environmental Management (ICCTEM), Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry.

6. Senthilkumar S., Surianarayanan M. and Swaminathan G. (2006), ‘Biocalorimetric and Respirometric studies on Metabolic Activity of Aerobically grown Batch Culture of Pseudomonas aeruginosa’, CHEMCON’06, Indian Chemical Engineer’s Congress, Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India.

7. A calorimetric study on the biological activity of P.aeruginosa cultivated in a substrate-limited growth media” at SCHEMCON’06 co-oragnised by Anantapur University and IICHE at Anatapur.

8. Biocalorimetric studies on biological treatment of soak liquor” in CHEMCON’03, at RRL, Bhubaneswar, Senthilkumar S.& Surianarayanan M.

9. Isolation, Identification and Characterization of Protease from P.aeruginosa identified from tannery soak liquor” at Faculty of Engg. & technology, Bharatidasan University, Trichy.

10. Thermal Analysis of pyrotechnic flash compositions using DSC, J Maria Gerald, S.P Sivaprakasam and M Surianarayanan, presented at the National conference on Emerging trends in Thermal Engineering, competitive manufacturing and Management, TECM 2005 held at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai, India

11. Hazard Quantification using Thermal Analysis Techniques, Aravind Appiraj, S.P Sivaprakasam and M Surianarayanan, presented at the National conference on Emerging trends in Thermal Engineering, competitive manufacturing and Management, TECM 2005 held at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai, India

12. Hazard Evaluation and Risk Management of fire work powders, KR Premeraj, S.P Sivaprakasam and M Surianarayanan, presented at the National conference on Emerging trends in Thermal Engineering, competitive manufacturing and Management, TECM 2005 held at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai, India

13. Thermal Hazards of Cracker mixture using DSC, S Ramesh Prabu, M Surianarayanan, SP Sivaprakasam and F Chandrasekaran, Presented in THERMANS 2004 held at BARC, Bombay

14. Reaction Calorimetry for dynamic study of Tannery waste water, M Surianarayanan, R Vijayaraghavan, G Swaminathan, P G Rao and G Suseela Rajkumar, presented at LERIG 2002 held at CLRI Chennai. 

15. Effect of HQ on the sterio chemical configuration of Charge Transfer Polymerization of styrene and alkyl methacrylates, R Vijayaraghavan, M Surianarayanan, PG Rao and KV Raghavan, Presented at Indian Chemical Engineering Congress – 2002 held at Hyderabad during Dec. 2002 

16. Hazard Evaluation Techniques for Fireworks Compositions, SP Sivaprakasam, M Surianarayanan, GS Venkatarathinam, P Nagaraj and S Vengatesh Janakiraman, presented at the Indian Chemical Engineering Congress 2002 held at Hyderabad during Dec. 2002

17. Thermokinetics of cracker mixtures using DSC, M Kannan, Surianarayanan, SP Sivaprakasam and F Chandrasekaran, Presented in THERMANS 2004 held at BARC, Bombay

18. Design of inherently safe chemical reactions by employing microcalorimety, M Surianarayanan, G. Swaminathan, PG. Rao, Presented at the national conference of safety and Reliability by National Productivity Council, Nov. 2000, Madras

19. Safe scale-up of hazardous chemical reactions, M. SURIANARAYANAN, R. Vijayaraghavan, F. Chandrasekaran and G. Swaminathan, Proceedings of the First International Seminar on Safety and Fire Engineering, November 24-26, 1999, CUSAT, Cochin, India

20. Influence of hydroquinone on the reactivity ratios of co-polymerization of styrene and MMA initiated by charge transfer mechanism, R Vijayaraghavan, M SURIANARAYANAN, PG Rao and KV Raghavan, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Macromolecules, January 1998, Madras, India 

21. Reaction Calorimetric Studies of Polymerizations: Acrylonitrile polymerization in Aqueous Media, M. SURIANARAYANAN, R. Vijayaraghavan and KV.Raghavan, Proc. of THERMANS 1995, pages 263-65

22. Thermal Properties of Charge Transfer Initiated Copolymerization of Styrene and alkyl methacrylates, R. Vijayaraghavan, M. SURIANARAYANAN, and  KV.Raghavan, Proc. of THERMANS 1995, pages 266-68

23. Investigations of Process safety for the aqueous polymerization of acrylonitrile using thermochemical methods M. SURIANARAYANAN, S. Panduranga Rao and KV Raghavan Proceedings of the International Symposium of Macromolecules held at Trivandrum, Jan. 1995, pp.432

24. Charge Transfer copolymerization of styrene and methyl methacrylate: synthesis, characterization and reactivity ratios. R. Vijayaraghavan, M. SURIANARAYANAN and KV Raghavan. Proceedings of the international symposium of Macromolecules Trivandrum, Jan.1995 pages 413-420

25. Thermochemical and spectral studies of PAN degradation, M SURIANARAYANAN and KV Raghavan Presented at National Thermal Analysis conference held at Goa, India November 1993.

26. Low Temperature DSC Studies with collagen bio polymeric matrix in animal hides S. Panduranga Rao, M. SURIANARAYANAN and KV Raghavan, Proceedings of the National Thermal Analysis Conference, Goa, India November, 1993, pages 84-87

27. Microcalorimetric Protocol for Thermal Hazard Evaluation M. SURIANARAYANAN, A.Koshy & K.V.Raghavan, Proceedings of National Thermal Analysis Conference,  Gao, India, November 1993, pages 39-42.

PATENTS FILED AND GRANTED

1. Indian Patent filed and granted in 1996 - Charge transfer polymerization process for obtaining low molecular weight polymers having high yields, Vijayaraghavan, Ranganathan, Rao, Sripada Panduranga, Surianarayanan, Mahadevan, Vijayaraghavan, Kondapuram,

2. US Patent 5998555 - Charge transfer polymerization process for obtaining low molecular weight polymers having high yields, US Patent Issued on December 7, 1999 Estimated Patent Expiration Date: November 17, 2015, Vijayaraghavan, Ranganathan, Rao, Sripada Panduranga, Surianarayanan, Mahadevan, Vijayaraghavan, Kondapuram

3. Eur.pat.no:779299 Filed and granted in 1997: Charge transfer polymerization process for obtaining low molecular weight polymers having high yields, Vijayaraghavan, Ranganathan, Rao, Sripada Panduranga, Surianarayanan, Mahadevan, Vijayaraghavan, Kondapuram

HONOURS/ AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • Visiting Fellow by Invitation at Science and Technology Research Center, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Yokohama, Japan   to work on Kinetic Modeling and Runaway Simulation:  October 2001- October 2002.
  • STA Fellowship, Japan International Science and Technology Agency, Govt. of Japan :  Jan-April 1996
  • POST DOCTORAL Fellowship by Science and Technology Agency, Government of Japan to carryout advance research on Chemical Process Hazards at the Kanagawa Industrial Technology Research Institute, JAPAN under the guidance of Dr, M. Wakakura, August 1996-August 1998
  • TRAINING at M/s TA Instruments Inc, Delaware, USA, on "Concepts of Thermal Analysis" during Dec. 1991.
  • Cash prizes from Erdol U Kohle  Erdgas, Germany for  publication of a research paper during 1991.
  • Cash Prize from the Editor of Hydrocarbon Technology for publication of a research paper during 1990
  • Best Paper Award in LERIG 2000
  • Best Paper Award in SAFE 2006
  • Best paper Award in IIChE annual meeting 2006

Team

Dr M Surianarayanan

Mr V Sreenivas

Dr M Sivarajan

Current Research Scholars

Mr Sivanesh Easwaran, CSIR-SRF

Mrs Anusha Mohanakrishnan, CSIR-SRF (Gate)

Mr. A Saravana Raj, Research Scholar (Part-time)

Ph.D  Research Scholars (Completed)

Sr. No

Name of the student

Status

University

1.

Dr S. P. Sivaprakasam (PH.D)

Awarded

Anna University

2.

Dr Senthil kumar Sivaprakasam (PH.D)

Awarded

Anna University

3.

Dr Sudharshan Sekar (PH.D)

Awarded 2012

Anna University

4.

Dr R. Karthikeyan (PH.D)

Awarded 2013

Anna University

5.

Dr Balaji Dhandapani (PH.D)

Awarded 2014

Anna University

6.

Dr V. P Sridhar (PH.D)

Awarded 2014

Anna University

7. Dr Sathish Sundar D K (PH.D) Awarded 2014 Anna University
8. Ms SM Anusha (MS) Awarded 2015 Anna University
9. Dr V Smitha Sreekantan (Ph.D) Awarded 2016 Anna University 
10. Dr S. Bhuvanesh Kumar (Ph.D) Awarded 2018 Anna University
11. Dr Leela Ram (Ph.D) Awarded 2018 Anna University
12. Dr Samuel Varakumar (Ph.D) Awarded 2019 Anna University
13. Mr. S Saravana Raj (Ph.D) Synopsis Submitted 2019 Anna University
14. Ms SM Anusha (Ph.D) Synopsis Submitted 2020 Anna University
15. Mr Ramasastry (Ph.D) In Progress Madras University
16. Mr E Sivanesh (Ph.D) In Progress Anna University