Dr. C T PUTTASWAMY
Professor Professor & Head
Research Interests: Energy (Alternative green fuels), Environmental (EIA Studies, Resource Recovery, ETP/STP/Chemical Plant/Equipment Design, Air pollution dispersion modeling studies), Carbon Sequestration & Utilisation and Drought Mitigation etc..
Graduated in Chemical Engineering from Bangalore University,
Post-graduation in Industrial Pollution Control Engg. from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (formerly KREC Suratkal) Mangalore University and Ph.D. Research on “Process Optimization & Ethanol production from Hemicellulose” Bio-energy and Environment from VTU, Belgavi. Worked in Industry and Consultancy about 4 years before joining Teaching at BMSCE. After joining BMSCE as teaching faculty I have taught about 20 different courses for under-graduate chemical engineering, Postgraduate Environmental Engineering, and Bio-Chemical Engineering. I have guided about 35 UG and PG dissertation work. Participated and Organised about 35 short term courses and conferences. Published 15 research papers in National and International journals. Carried out about 15-20 lakh worth Environmental Engineering Consultancy assignment since the year 2016 –December 2018. Affiliated to professional bodies of about 7 organizations. Area of Specialisation and Interest: Energy and Environment with the design and development of sustainable industrial plants. Possess sound knowledge of modeling & simulation of air pollution dispersion model, Design & optimization of Air Pollution and Industrial/Domestic Effluent treatment Control Equipment’s/units., AWARD/ACHIEVEMENT. STATE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD 2017-from Department of Forest, Ecology and Environment Govt. of Karnataka with citation and cash money of Rs. 1,00,000/- (One Lakh only) - Individual category., Education: Doctoral Research:“Process Optimization& Ethanol production from hemicellulose”- BioEnergy and Environment., Masters: Pollution Control and Engineering - “Validation of CFD-based Air Quality Model and its sensitivity analysis Bachelors: Chemical Engineering - “Study of Heat loads During fermentation in a Brewery & Design of a Fermenter Vessel
Other Degree/Diploma/PG diploma if any : Advanced EMS (Environmental Management Systems) Auditing Course for Quality & Environmental Professionals.
Advisor to Sugar & Distillery, Cogeneration power plants, Metallurgical and Pharmaceutical Industries etc.
Complete knowledge of Environmental Protection Act. Water Prevention and Control of Pollution Act, Air Prevention and Control of Pollution Act, Hazardous waste Management and Handling Rules, CPCB and MOEF guidelines etc.
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