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"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

Dr. M. Sivakumar

Designation

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Assistant Professor & Head i/c

Field of Specialization

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Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning [HVAC],Cryogeniscs

Address

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Department of Basic Engineering, College of Fisheries Engineering
Tamil Nadu Fisheries University
Muttam Village
Tamil Nadu - 641023

Telephone

Mobile

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04365 9865843427

9865843427

E-mail

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sivakumar@tnfu.ac.in

Area of interest:

  • Cryogenics – Low temperature preservation and processes
  • Renewable energy in thermal processing using Eco-friendly refrigerants

Publications  (nos)

Book/Book chapter Research/Review papers Technical articles Training/practical  manual Radio talk/Television
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Releases/Patents:

Schemes obtained with budget: Rs. 30,000/  from Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology

Current projects:                                    

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1

Design and Development of Nano particle Eco friendly chilling plant for fish processing

2016-17

Dr. M. Sivakumar

1,00,000/

TNFU URP

2

Development and demonstration of innovative fisheries engineering interventions for the production maximization in fisheries industries in Tamil Nadu

Sub projects

 

3. Development of small scale automatic integrated powder making unit using fish/food waste

4. Demand based solar powered auto feeder for hatcheries

2017-2020

Dr. S. Balasubramanian

Dr. N. Manimehalai

Dr. M. Sivakumar

Dr. P. Karthickumar

Dr. D. Kesavan

Dr. S. Balasubramanian

Dr. M. Sivakumar

Dr.Mohammad Tanveer

Er. S. Monikandon

30,60,000/-

21,00,000/-

Tamil Nadu Innovation Initiative 

Research publications:

  1. Karthikeyan, K, P. Somasundaram, M. Sivakumar, C.J. Thomas Renald and G. Jayabalaji, 2017. Certain Studies On Ecofriendly Refrigerants Used In Vapour Compression Refrigeration System Of Automobile Air-Conditioner, Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, 11(2): 77-84.H-Index-16
  2. SivakumarM and P. Somasundaram. 2016. ‘Thermodynamic Investigations of Zeotropic mixture of R290,R23 & R14 on Three Stage Auto Refrigerating Cascade System’, Thermal Science, 20(6):2073-2086, DOI: 2298/TSCI140103091S (IF-0.45 – H index 26)
  3. and M. Sivakumar. 2016. A Conceptual Approach for Development of Solar Powered Aeration System in Aquaculture Farms, International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology. 5(5): 2921-2925, (NASS- 3.98)
  4. and M. Tanveer. 2016. A Conceptual Approach for Design and Development of Bio-Inspired Rudder for Fishing Vessel, InternationalJournal of Science, Environment and Technology 5(6), 4602--4606, 2016, (NASS- 3.98)
  5. Sivakumar M and P. Somasundaram 2014, ‘Exergy and Energy analysis of Three Stage Auto Refrigerating Cascade System using Zeotropic Mixture for Sustainable Development’, Energy Conservation and Management,84(c): 589-596 (IF-5.9) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2014.04.076 

Honours and Awards

Honours

    • “A simple approach to CNC Programming” got the Copy Rights from Indian Government - (L-48414/2013)

Awards

  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency – India Accredited Energy Manager
  • Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) Accredited Energy Auditor