Dr. Kannan A


Dr. Kannan A


 

Professor

CHL 205A

kannan[at]iitm.ac.in

91-44-22574170

Research Homepage


Research Areas


Mass Transfer, Process Analysis, Modeling and Simulation, Drying and Adsorption


PRO Attainments


1995 – Doctor of Philosophy
McMaster University, Canada

1990 – Master of Technology
IIT Madras

1988 – Bachelor of Technology
A. C. College of Technology, Anna University, Madras

 

Career History

2010 – Current
Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

1998-2006
Assistant Professor
IIT Kanpur

1996-1998
Associate Professor
IIT Madras

1995-96
Executive
L&T Limited, Baroda

1990
Engineer in R&D
Engineers India Limited, Gurgaon, Haryana

Recent Publications

2017

Combined Homogeneous Surface Diffusion Model – Design of experiments approach to optimize dye adsorption considering both equilibrium and kinetic aspects. Muthukkumaran, A., Aravamudan, K.,Journal of Environmental Management
204, pp. 424-435


2016

Analysis of energy consumption in industrial distillation columns Sundar, A., Kannan, A., 19th Topical Conference on Refinery Processing 2016 – Topical Conference at the 2016 AIChE Spring Meeting and 12th Global Congress on Process Safety pp. 312-320


2014

Simulation of a cross flow wind aided evaporator, Aravamudan, K., Harikumar, V., Kumar, B., (…), Bhallamudi, S.M., Reddy, K.S., Desalination 340(1), pp. 18-29


2013

Simulation of non-Newtonian fluid-food particle heat transfer in the holding tube used in aseptic processing operations, Krishnan, S., Aravamudan, K., Food and Bioproducts Processing 91(2), pp. 129-148


2012

Effects of particle blockage and eccentricity in location on the non-newtonian fluid hydrodynamics around a sphere ,Krishnan, S., Kannan, A., Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 51(45), pp. 14867-14883



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