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Dr. R. Suresh, Professor; Associate Dean (PG Studies) Dr.
  • B.E. (C.I.T. Coimbatore)
  • M. Tech. (C.I.T. Coimbatore)
  • Ph.D. (V.T.U.)
  • Teaching: 32 years
  • Industry: 1 year
Area of Interest
  • Clean & Sustainable Technology
  • Nanomaterials
  • Renewable Energy
Date of joining RVCE
  • 27 May 1985
Email ID

Funded Projects
  1. Development of Nano material and optically enabled front surface and back contact tailored, enhanced efficiency amorphous silicon solar cells, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi. Fund amount: Rs. 4,88,67,400/- (completed).
  1. Synthesis of hydrazine using cyclone reactor, AICTE, New Delhi. Fund amount: Rs. 9,00,000/- (completed).
  2. Development of bio-fibre reinforced sandwich structures, Ministry of Environment and Forests. Fund amount: Rs. 9,85,000/-
  3. Permeability and filtration studies on ceramic filters, BHEL, CTI, Bangalore. Fund amount: Rs.8,50,000/-(ongoing)
  4. Fabrication and characterization of fiber metal laminates for gun barrel application using filament winding method, Armament Research Board, DRDO, New Delhi. Fund amount: Rs. 10,00,000/-
  5. Design and synthesis of metal based sensitizers for nanocrystalline TiO2 solar cells, Naval Research Board, DRDO, New Delhi. Fund amount: Rs. 10,00,000/-
  6. Heat and mass transfer studies on electroless gold plating bath, Electronics and Radar Development Establishment. Fund amount: Rs 4,50,000/-
  7. Feasibility studies on the use of various biomasses in the existing 100 kW biomass plant at R.V.C.E., GE India Ltd. Fund amount: Rs. 2,00,000/-
Projects Guided
  • PhD projects: 1 completed, 4 in progress
  • PG projects: 4 completed
  • UG projects: 30 completed, 1 ongoing
Book Chapters
  1. Chapter V “Biomass downdraft gasifier controller using intelligent techniques” in “Gasification for Practical Applications” Edited by Yongseung Yun, October 2012, Intech Press. ISBN 978-953-51-0818-4.


National Journals 3
International Journals 21
National Conferences 10
International Conferences 8

Interaction with Outside World

Academic Boards Chair positions
  1. Chairman, Board of Examiners, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum 2010-2011
  2. Chairman, Board of Studies, R V College of Engineering, Autonomous Scheme 2009-present.
Professional Body/Committee Membership
  1. Member, Consent Committee, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, Bangalore in 2009.
  2. Member, Organizing Committee, 64th Annual Session, CHEMCON 2011 in association with Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 27-29 December, 2011.
  1. Training Resource person for Chemical Engineering staff of LRDE, DRDO, Bangalore.

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