Dr. R. Vinu


Dr. R. Vinu


 

Associate Professor

CHL 201

vinu[AT]iitm.ac.in

91-44-22574187

Research Homepage


Research Areas


Biomass conversion to biofuels and intermediates, Microkinetic modeling of polymer reactions, Photocatalysis.


PRO Attainments


2011 – Business for Scientists
(Certificate Course) Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, U.S.A

2010 – Doctor of Philosophy
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

2006 – Bachelor of Technology
A. C. College of Technology, Anna University

 

Career History

2017 –Current
Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Madras


2012-2017
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras

2010-2012
Postdoc
Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, IL, U.S.A

Recent Publications

2019

Understanding the water droplet initiated discharges on gamma irradiated silicone rubber insulation Mishra, P., Gautam, R., Vinu, R., Sarathi, R. 2019 Polymer Engineering and Science 59(1), pp. 182-191


2019

Kinetics of thermal decomposition of PMMA at different heating rates and in a wide temperature range Korobeinichev, O.P., Paletsky, А.А., Gonchikzhapov, M.B., (…), Snegirev, A.Y., Vinu, R. 2019 Thermochimica Acta 671, pp. 17-25


2019

Selective production of phenols from lignin via microwave pyrolysis using different carbonaceous susceptors Yerrayya, A., Suriapparao, D.V., Natarajan, U., Vinu, R. 2018 Bioresource Technology 270, pp. 519-528


2018

Selective production of phenols from lignin via microwave pyrolysis using different carbonaceous susceptors Yerrayya, A., Suriapparao, D.V., Natarajan, U., Vinu, R. 2018 Bioresource Technology 270, pp. 519-528


2018

Microwave-Assisted Catalytic Solvolysis of Lignin to Phenols: Kinetics and Product CharacterizationDhar, P., Vinu, R. 2018 ACS Omega
3(11), pp. 15076-15085



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