Dr.G.Chandrasekhar (B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD)

Educational Qualifications:
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering,Indian Institute of Science Bangalore(IISc)
  • M.Tech in Chemical Engineering(Process Engineering & Design ), I.I.T. Delhi
  • B.Tech in Chemical Engineering, AU College of Engineering


  • Areas Of Interest:
  • Mass Transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Mathematical methods in Chemical Engineering


  • Research Interest:
  • Super Critical Fluids
  • Adsorption
  • Gasification and Pyrolysis


  • Publications in International Journals
  • C. Garlapati, G. Madras, Solubilities of dodecanoic and tetradecanoic acids in supercritical CO2 with and without entrainers. J. Chem. Eng. Data 53 (2008) 2637-2641

  • C. Garlapati, G. Madras, Solubilities of hexadecanoic and octadecanoic acids in supercritical CO2 with and without cosolvents. J. Chem. Eng. Data 53 (2008) 2913-2917

  • C. Garlapati, G. Madras, Solubilities of solids in supercritical fluids using dimensionally consistent modified solvate complex models. Fluid Phase Equilb. 283 (2009) 97-101.

  • C. Garlapati, G. Madras, Temperature independent mixing rules to correlate the solubilities of antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs in SCCO2. Thermochimica Acta 496 (2009)54-58.

  • C. Garlapati, G. Madras, Solubilities of Some chlorophenols in presence and absence of cosolvents. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 55 (2010)273-277.

  • C. Garlapati, G. Madras, Solubilities of Palmitic and Stearic acids in Supercritical CO2. J. Chem. Thermodynamics 42 (2010) 193-197.

  • Ch. Rajasekhar, C. Garlapati, G. Madras, Solubility of n-(4-ethoxyphenyl)ethanamide in Supercritical CO2. J. Chem. Eng. Data. 55 (2010) 1437-1440.

  • C. Garlapati, G. Madras, New empirical expressions to correlate solubilities of solids in supercritical CO2, Thermochimica Acta (2010), 500 (2010) 123-127.

  • M. Getadevi, Z.S.Shinoon Al Hashmi , G. Chandrasekhar, Treatment of vegitable oil mill effluent using crac shell chitosan as adsorbent, Int.J. Environ. Sci. Tec. 4 (2012) 713-718

  • M.Geetha Devi, G.Chandrashekar, A batch study on Adsorption of Zinc(II) using High molecular weight Crab shell Chitosan and Date Seed Carbon, International Journal of Biotechnology,Chemical and Enviornmental Engineering, Vol.1,(3),December 2012

  • Ramachandaran Sridar, Avijit Bhowal, Chandrashekar, A new Model for the solubility of Dye Compounds in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Thermochimica Acta, 561(2013) 91-97


  • Indian Conference Publications
  • C. Garlapati, G. Madras,Solubilities of solids in supercritical fluids, ChEmference 09, IIT-Madras August 22-23 (2009).

  • R.Sridar, R. Gopinathan, Garlapati Chandrasekhar, Estimation of binary interaction parameters for the binary systems containg n-alnanols and carbon dioxide , CHEMCON 2010, Aannamali University Dec 27-29 (2010).

  • R.Sridar, R. Gopinathan, Garlapati Chandrasekhar, Thermodynamic modeling of solubilities of dyes in supercritical carbon dioxide., CEMCORE 2011, MVJ College of Engineering, Bengaluru April 7 & 8 (2011).

  • G.Chandrasekhar, R.Sridhar,Abijit bhowal, Modeling of supercritical fluid-solid phase equilibria with some cubic equation of state, CHECON 2011

  • R.Sridhar,Abijit bhowal, G.Chandrasekhar, Cubic Equation of state for estimation of supercritical fluid density, Proceedings of National conference on recent trends in bio chemical engineering RTBCE-2012,16th Aug, Vel tech, Chennai.


  • Invited Talks
  • Thermochemical Characterisation of Bio Mass during FDP on Renewable Energy sponsored by AICTE (13 to 25 May,2013),Pondicherry Engineering College

  • Linear and Non-linear Regression Analysis During FDP on Computational Techniques and its applications in Engineering Research:CTAER 2013 sponsored by AICTE(27 May to 7th June,2013),Pondicherry Engineering College

  • Green Manufacturing:Super critical Fluid perspective during STTP on Green Manufacturing and Material Processing:GEM 2013 sponsored by TEQUIP(10 to 14 June,2013),Pondicherry Engineering College

  • BioMass Characterisation during FDP on Energy and Environment sponsored by TEQUIP,N.I.T. Trichy(27 to 28 July,2013)

  • Reverse Osmosis :Principles and Applications During STTP sponsored by TEQUIP(17th June,2013),Pondicherry Engineering College

  • Fundamentals of Supercritical Fluids and their applications at Srivenkateswara College of Technology, Sriperambadoor, Chennai, 2012.

  • Fundamentals of Supercritical Fluids and their role in the preparation of Nano and micro particles at Pondicherry Engineering College, during AICTE Sponsored Staff development program, 2011.

  • How to write journals papers and how to prepare answers to quires for the journal reviewers at Sona teach, during AICTE Sponsored Staff development program, Salem, Tamilnadu, 2010.

  • How to prepare for GATE at Adhi Parasakthi College of Engineering, Mellumaluvatoor, 2003


  • Books Published:

  • Unit Operation in Chemical Engineering: Theory and Problems by G.C.Sekhar, Pearson Education (Singapore) Pvt. Ltd., Published in 2005. ISBN 81-297-0798-5.

  • Solutions manual to accompany Unit Operation in Chemical Engineering: Theory and Problems. (no ISBN)

  • Laboratory Experiments in Chemical Engineering: Emphasis on Low Cost Experiments (under review)

  • Hand book of solved problems to accompany Mass Transfer Operation (I,II,III)- by G.C.Sekhar


  • Contact Details
  • office no:91 413 2655281,Ext:581

  • e-mail: chandrasekar@pec.edu