Professor Preethi V.
Dr.V.Preethi received her Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering from the Anna University, Chennai. She completed her MS in Environmental Technology from Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Spain. Her main research activities concern about Advanced oxidation Technologies for Waste gas, Wastewater Treatment and Hydrogen Production, Air Quality Modelling, Waste Gas Treatment by Biofilteration, Biogas production from Waste, Photocatalysis for environmental, energy and health applications, and synthesis, characterization of nanomaterials for photoconversion purposes. She is the author for 24 publications in peer-reviewed journals with high impact and more than 25 oral communications in international conferences. She is also the author of 3 patents. In 2015 she was awarded the Young Scientist Award for Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials (HEAM) by National Institute of Technology, Bhopal and Indian Association of Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials. Apart from that she also received 5 other national and International awards for her innovative research findings. She has worked as a researcher in Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and UAB, Spain. She has 13 years of experience in both research and teaching. She organized and conducted two International Conferences on Sustainable Environment and Energy (ICSEE 2017 & 19) funded by DST, Government of India. She is the principal Investigator for a project titled ‘Recovery of Hydrogen from Industrial Waste Streams’ funded by DST, Government of India.