Sakthivel, S.

TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd., Mumbai, India

Dr. S. Sakthivel has been a senior process technologist at Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd. since 2009. He completed his BTech degree in chemical engineering and an MTech degree in petroleum refining and petrochemicals (PRPC) from Anna University (A.C. Tech), and earned a PhD in nanotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D). He has experience in chemical processes, nano and particle technology and renewable energy. Dr. Sakthivel has published many research and technical papers in national and peer-reviewed international journals.

Separate fine solid particles from dusty air with a uniflow cyclone

Sakthivel, S., TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.; Pitchumani, B., Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Fine particles are usually collected by dry collectors, wet collectors, electrostatic precipitators and filters, at the commercial level.

Useful tips for a successful HAZOP study

Kunte, V. A., Sakthivel, S., TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.

The products we use on a daily basis comprise a variety of chemicals.

Small-scale coal-to-chemicals can revitalize India’s petrochemicals industry, economy—Part 2

Paluskar, P. V., Sakthivel, S., Marve, M., TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.

In Part 1 of this article, published in April, the barriers of petrochemical production in India were discussed, along with the opportunity to explore chemicals from coal, using the specific example of polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

Small-scale coal-to-chemicals can revitalize India’s petrochemicals industry, economy—Part 1

Paluskar, P. V., Sakthivel, S., Marve, M., TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.

Contemporary routes to the production of polymers usually involve setting up world-scale ethylene crackers with typical capacities of 0.7 MMtpy–1.5 MMtpy.