Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University. 2008.
Areas of Interest
Cell cultivation and bioprocess development
Bioremediation using novel biofilms
Aravindan R, Viruthagiri T. 2013. Utilizing Agricultural Wastes as Substrates for Lipase Production by Candida rugosa NCIM 3462 in Solid-State Fermentation: Response Surface Optimization of Fermentation Parameters. Waste and Biomass Valorization 4(2):347-357.
Devanesan G, Viruthagiri T, Aravindan R. 2012 Response surface optimization for the transesterification of karanja oil using immobilized whole cells of Rhizopus oryzae in n- hexane system. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2 (1) 11– 20
Aravindan R, Viruthagiri T. 2012. Statistical Optimization of Process Parameters for Lipase Production by Bacillus brevis. Food and Bioprocess Technology 5(1): 310–322.
Mervyn W.O. Liew, Aravindan R and Anton P.J. Middelberg. 2010. Microbial expression of virus-like particle vaccine protein at gram-per-litre levels. Journal of Biotechnology 150(2), 224– 231.
Subhagar S, Aravindan R and Viruthagiri T. 2010. Statistical optimization of anticholesterolemic drug lovastatin production by the red mold Monascus purpureus. Food and Bioproducts Processing. 88(2-3): 266-276.
Devanesan G, Aravindan R, Viruthagiri T. 2009. An overview on the recent advances in the transesterification of vegetable oils for biodiesel production using chemical and biocatalysts. Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, 8: 367–394.
Aravindan R, Viruthagiri T. 2009. Statistical experimental design for evaluation of medium components for lipase production by Rhizopus arrhizus MTCC 2233, LWT- Food Science and Technology 42: 985–992.