YUGESWARAN SUBRAMANIAM UGC-Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Physics
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • yugesh.phy@pondiuni.edu.in

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D Physics Bharathiar University 2009
2 M.Sc Physics Bharathiar University 2003
3 B.Sc Physics Bharathiar University 2001

Area of Specializaion

Thermal plasma processing, Advanced coatings, Waste treatment, Clean energy

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 JSPS Post-doctoral research fellow INTERNATIONAL JSPS, Japan 2009 -

Teaching Experience

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1 UGC-Assistant Professor Physics Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 JSPS Research Fellow Joining and Welding Research Institute Osaka University, Japan Development of advanced thermal barrier coatings
2 Specially Appointed Researcher Joining and Welding Research Institute Osaka University, Japan Functional coatings
3 Post-Doctoral Fellow Centre for Advanced Coating Technologies (CACT) University of Toronto Thermal spraying

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status
1 Argon Recycling System for an Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer APPLIED 62/463,310 2017 INTERNATIONAL NO
2 Thermal Plasma Process for Inflight Dissociation of Zircon Mineral APPLIED 616/MUM/2013 A 2013 NATIONAL NO

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Synthesis of zirconium nitride from zircon sand by transferred arc plasma assisted carbothermal reduction and nitridation process Yugeswaran S., Ananthapadmanabhan P.V., Kumaresan L., Kuberan A., Sivakumar S., Shanmugavelayutham G., Ramachandran K. Ceramic International 44 ,12,14789-14796 2018 3.05
2 Plasma assisted synthesis of gamma-alumina from an aluminium dross Saravanakumar R., Ramachandran K, Lintu G Laly, Ananthapadmanabhan P.V., Yugeswaran S. Waste Management 77, 565-575 2018 4.72
3 Capillary rise of liquids in thermally sprayed porous copper wicks Chen F., Yugeswaran S., Chandra S. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 98, 206-216 2018 3.20
4 Influence of water vapour on structural and thermal conductivity of post-heat treated plasma sprayed LZ and YSZ coatings Sivakumar S., Shanmugavelayutham G., Yugeswaran S., Mostaghimi J. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 740, 212-221 2018 3.77
5 Thermo-physical behavior of atmospheric plasma sprayed high porosity lanthanum zirconate coatings Sivakumar S., Praveen K.,Shanmugavelayutham G., Yugeswaran S., Mostaghimi J. Surface and Coatings Technology 326,173–182 2017 2.92
6 Fabrication of high temperature heat exchangers by plasma spraying exterior skins on nickel foams Hafeez P., Yugeswaran S.,Chandra S., Mostaghimi J., Coyle T.W. Journal of Thermal Spray Technology 25, 5,1056-1067 2016 1.94
7 Plasma dissociation of zircon with concurrent in-flight removal of silica Yugeswaran S., Ananthapadmanabhan P.V., Thiyagarajan T.K., Ramachandran K. Ceramic International 41,8,9585-9592 2015 3.05
8 Characterization of gas tunnel type plasma sprayed hydroxyapatite–nanostructure titania composite coatings Yugeswaran S., Kobayashi A., HikmetUcisik A., Subramanian B. Applied Surface Science 347, 48-56 2015 4.43
9 Zircon dissociation in air plasma through a low power transferred arc plasma torch Yugeswaran S., Ananthapadmanabhan P.V., Lusvarghi L. Ceramic International 41, 1, 265-273 2015 3.05
10 Characterization of gas tunnel type plasma sprayed TiN reinforced Fe-based metallic glass coatings Yugeswaran S., Kobayashi A., Suresh K., Subramanian B. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 551,168-175 2013 3.77

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

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Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Heat Transfer in DC AND RF Plasma Torches Javad Mostaghimi, Larry Pershin, Subramaniam Yugeswaran Handbook of Thermal Science and Engineering Springer 2017 978-3-319-32003-8

Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Development of high enthalpy DC plasma torch through efficient utilization of greenhouse gases for synthesis of micro-spherical metal carbide (WC,TiC,ZrC) powders DST-SERB 3 years 58.23 2019
2 UGC-BSR Start-Up Research grant UGC-BSR 2 years 10 2019
3 Development of hybrid multi-electrode plasma reactor for energy efficient dry reforming of greenhouse gases DST-TMD-CCUS 3 years 74.50 2019

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Real time Performance Evaluation of New Biological Sink Traps Ablazeon Inc., Toronto, Canada 3 months 5 2020

Completed Projects

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Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

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Research Guidance - Ph.D

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Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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E-Lecture Details

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Details of Online Education Conducted

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Microplasma: A versatile tool for Material processing and clean environment Workshop on “Processing & applications of functional materials” Teaching Learning Centre, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore State 21-02-2019 25-02-2019 2019
2 Utilization of CO2 by Plasma Technology Special seminar on emerging applications of plasma technology Power beam Society of India Bharathiar University 10-12-2019 10-12-2019 2019
3 Non-thermal plasma assisted alcohol reforming for clean energy production 2nd National Conference on Advances of Plasma Science and Technology 2018 Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore National 24-10-2018 26-10-2019 2018

Conferences/Seminars Organized

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Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

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Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

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Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date
1 Prof. Javad Mostaghimi Professor and Director Centre for Advanced Coating Technologies, University of Toronto, Canada INTERNATIONAL Joint project-Mission Innovation - - - - Development of porous coating by thermal spraying
2 Prof. Catherine Batiot-Dupeyrat Professor Institute of Chemistry of Environments and Materials of Poitiers (IC2MP), Université de Poitiers, FRANCE INTERNATIONAL Joint project-Mission Innovation - - - - Development of catalytic reactor for plasma gas reforming
3 Dr. K.Suresh Assistant Professor Bharathiar University NATIONAL Joint project - - - - Plasma detoxification

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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