Our publication “Sustainability Studies: Environmental and Energy Management” will guide the students and researchers to identify issues related to protection of environmental and energy that might represent future solutions in critical areas of environmental and energy management, to provide an appropriate environmental and energy management in the living things and public human being in the earth of the near future.
The book “Sustainability Studies: Environmental and Energy Management“ focuses on the industrialization and its drawback in the near future caused by human being in the environmental and energy related issues. Also this book chapter content makes an attempt to highlight the impacts created to the environment and also insist to meet the increasing demand of energy in near future. In order to protect the environmental we need to focus the Green Engineering and technologies on the designing of materials, processes, systems and devices with the objective of minimizing overall environmental impact (including energy utilization and waste production) throughout the entire life cycle of a product or process, from initial raw materials used in manufacture to ultimate disposal of materials that cannot be reused or recycled at the end. Also it need steps to be taken by implementing the policies, regulations and planning. If any automatic computing techniques can be adopted to regulate the environmental and energy protection that should be implemented and monitored accordingly.
About the editors:
Dr. G. Venkatesan is faculty in the University College of Engineering (BIT campus) Anna University, India. He has been involved in teaching, research and industrial experience for the past 21 years. At present 7 candidates completed and 5 candidates are pursuing their Ph.D. programme under his supervision. He has published 47 papers in International and National Journals and presented 67 papers in Conferences. He published four books and book chapters and 1 patent garneted. He organized sixteen conferences and workshops and attended twenty-three workshops. He has delivered 31 invited talks conferences and seminars. He has awarded Vishwakarma Award for the category of Academician for the year 2017 organized by Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), Government of India. Rashtriya Gaurav Award for the year 2015 by India International friendship society New Delhi, best research paper on Environmental issues in the Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu state award for the year of 2012. He is Indian Geotechnical Society Trichy Chapter Founder Secretary. He has been the Council Member of Institution of Public Health Engineers, India during 2012 to 2018. His research interest is Environmental Geo techniques and landfill design, Materials in concrete, Irrigation water management techniques, Water and Solid waste management.
Dr. M. Rengasamy M. Tech., Ph.D, is associated with the Department of Petrochemical Technology, University College of Engineering -BIT campus, Anna University, Tiruchirappalli. He obtained his B.Tech-Chemical Engineering degree in the year 1993 and obtained his M.Tech-Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Technology degree in the year 1995 from A.C. Tech, Anna University, Chennai. He completed his Doctoral degree in the field of Biodiesel-an alternate transport fuel using synthesized metal nanocatalyst. He has 24 years of total experience in which 9 years of industrial experience and 15 years of teaching and research experience. His area of research interest includes Nanotechnology, Alternate fuels and Environmental studies. Apart from his regular academic activities he has served as Deputy Controller of Examination Anna University of Technology, Tiruchirappalli for period of three years from 2007. He also served as Controller of Examination, Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Tiruchirappalli in the academic year 2015-16. He also acted as Nodal Officer – Procurement, Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP – II, the scheme funded by World Bank through Government of India and Government of Tamilnadu), Bharathidasan Institute of Technology, Anna University, Tiruchirappalli. He has published more than 16 papers in the national and international journals and presented 7 papers in the international conferences and 27 papers in national conferences. He has published 4 book chapters and edited one book. He has completed the funded project worth of 20.29 Lakhs as Co-investigator funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India in collaboration with NEERI and Annamalai University in the year 2010. He is a life member in various professional societies namely, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineering (IIChE), Institute of Engineers (IE), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Indian Desalination Association (IDA).
Dr. S. LakshmanaPrabu is associated with Anna University since 2009, he is a GATE qualified personality and secured 110th rank at all India level. He is having great experience in reputed Pharmaceutical Industries and University. He pursued his Ph.D from Manipal University and Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Dr. S. LakshmanaPrabu has 19 years of experience, 15 years in teaching profession and 4 years in Pharmaceutical Industry. In his teaching profession, he successfully completed three projects in Pharmaceutical Industrial effluent waste water treatment, currently guiding one Ph.D candidate in the topic entitled “Hybrid treatment techniques for industrial waste water streams”. Also currently he is teaching Environmental Management System for undergraduate pharmaceutical technology students. He is having very good knowledge in the Pharmaceutical Industrial effluent waste water treatment techniques. As an editor, he edited 3 books - and authored sixteen book chapters in different publishers name a few Elsevier, InTech, Springer, Bentham Science, IGI Global, Nova Publishing Ltd, USA etc., from his research expertise. Currently, he is editing the book entitled “Intellectual Property Rights – Patents”, InTech, Croatia. Among his sixteen book chapter, two book chapters are related to wastewater treatment techniques. He has filled 3 international patents, 97 peer reviewed publications and delivered multiple presentations at national and international conferences. He is an active member of many professional and academic bodies, serving as reviewer and editorial member for various reputed journals. He has organized various national and international conferences. Dr. S. LakshmanaPrabu is a Principal investigator in government funded project sponsored by DBT, New Delhi.
Biomimicry, Phytoremediation, Circular Economy, Green Nanotechnology, Cleaner Production, Textile dye degradation, Alternate building materials, Municipal solid waste, Eco-friendly materials, Composting Sustainability, EJSCREEN, Adsorbent, Metropolitan Areas, Pollution prevention, Bio-filter, Environmental Justice, Arc GIS, Wastewater Treatment, Thematic maps, Aridity, Climate change.
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