Dr. Ligy Philip

Professor
EWRE 34, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Division 
+91 - 44 - 2257 4274 (O)
ligy [at] iitm [dot] ac [dot] [in]

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Research and Consultancy

Sponsored Research Projects
 
1        Development of a Household unit for the Removal of Arsenic from Ground Water in Rural Areas of West Bengal (1998-2000, Rs.1,00,000/- under ISIRD, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (Principal Investigator)
2        Development of a low-cost technology for arsenic removal in rural areas of West Bengal, Science & Society Programs (under STARD & S&T for women), Government of India, Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of science and Technology. (DST- Rs. 13.5 Lakhs, for three years from 2003, Joint project between IITM and IITKGP). (Principal Investigator)
3        Bioremediation of Endosulfan Contaminated soils using Bacterial Isolates from Contaminated Soils. Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (8.4 lakhs, for three years, 2001-2004) (Principal Investigator)
4        A Study on the Level of Pollution of Chennai Coastal Water due to Wastewater Disposal. Water Resources Organization, Public Works Department, Government of Tamilnadu (5.6 Lakhs, 2002, for 8 months) (Co-investigator)
5        Cr(VI) removal and recovery from tannery waste using biosystems. Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India (13.6 lakhs, for three years, 2004-2007) (Principal Investigator)      
6        Monitoring of Toxic Pollutants and Development of Flue gas Control Technology for Clean Air in Chennai City, India. Swedish International Development Agency (55 Lakhs for four years (2004-2008) (Principal Investigator)
7        Development of Models for the Cleanup of Cr (VI) Contaminated Aquifers Using Bio-Remediation .Indian National Committee on Hydrology. (22.25 Lakhs, Three years, (2006-2009) Principal Investigator)
8        Monitoring of Water Quality in Krishnagiri District, Tamilnadu, (5.15 Lakhs (2008, 6 months, Principal Investigator)
10    Centre of Excellence for Decentralized Wastewater Management and Public Private Partnerships. Ministry of Urban Development. (379 Lakhs, 2009, 1.5 years, Principal Investigator)
11    Development of alternate Water Technology for the Slum in Mylai Balaji Nagar, Chennai. International Developmental Research Council (IDRC Canada, 2009-2012, 85 lakhs, Principal Investigator)
12    Development of mathematical models for management of water quality in drinking water reservoirs. Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (39 lakhs, for three years, 2009-2012) (Co- Investigator)
13    Training Program on water Quality Monitoring and Treatment for the stakeholders of Villages in Bargur and Kaveripattinum Blocks, Krishnagiri District, (21.5 Lakhs (2010, , Principal Investigator).
 
Socially relevant Projects
 
1.   Development of a humane sewer cleaning system (1 Lakh, IIT Madras, Co. PI, P.I. B.S.      Murty,
2005-2006)
2.   Development of water quality testing kits for rural areas and capacity building (8.5 lakhs, Ramakrishna Jayachandran Initiative, Alumni, IIT Madras, Principal Investigator,            2007- 2009)
 
 
 
 
Research Based Industrial Consultancy
1.      Clean-up of Cr(VI) Contaminated aquifers in Ranipet, Tamilnadu (2007, Rs. 1,00,00, One year , Principal Investigator)
2.      Development of water quality testing kits for rural areas and capacity building (8.5 lakhs, Ramakrishna Jayachandran Initiative, Alumni, IIT Madras, Principal Investigator, 2007-2009)
3.      Field Demonstration of Bioremediation of Cr(VI) Contaminated soil and Aquifer( 14.5 lakhs, 2009-2010, Central pollution Control Board, Principal Investigator)
4.      Terrestrial Environmental Quality Monitoring in the L&T Port Construction site, Ennore (60 Lakhs, 2009-2011, Principal Investigator)
 
Consultancy Projects (Major ones)
1.      Design and performance evaluation of air pollution control systems for Hi-Tech Carbons, Birla (2010, one year, Principal Investigator)
2.      Feasibility study of wastewater recycling in SIDCO industrial estate (2010, one year, Principal Investigator)
3.      Design and monitoring of the performance of pilot-scale dry-wet SOx removal system for Hi-Tech Carbons, Birla (2009, one year, Principal Investigator)
4.      Evaluation of the Zero waste Discharge facility for Coca-Cola at Bangalore (2009, Principal Investigator)
5.      Environmental Auditing of Nicole Piramal Ltd., Manali (2008, , Six months, Principal Investigator)
6.      Treatability study of Cock oven wastewater and process design for TATA Refractories, Orissa (2008, Six months, Principal Investigator)
7.      Design Checking for the wastewater Treatment Plant for INFOSYS , (2008, Six months, Principal Investigator)
8.      Soil characteristics analysis for Toshiba Ltd, Japan (2008, Six months, Principal Investigator)
9.      Air Quality Analyses and suggestion of remedial measures Southern Railway (2008, Six months, Principal Investigator)
10. Design and monitoring of the performance of pilot-scale SOx removal system for Hi-Tech Carbons, Birla (2007one year, Principal Investigator)
11. Design checking for Solar Evaporator system for Veerapandi and Mannari CETPS (2007, 6 months, Principal Investigator)
12. Evaluation of DPR for CETP at Thiruppur (2007, 6 months, Principal Investigator)
13. Evaluation of DPR for CETP at Cuddalore for SIMA Apparel Industries Ltd (2007, 6 months, Principal Investigator)
14. Evaluation of DPR for the CETP at Mannari (2006, 6 months, Principal Investigator)
15. Evaluation of DPR for the CETP at Karaipudur (2006, 6 months, Principal Investigator)
16. Evaluation of DPR for the CETP at Andipalayam (2006, 6 months, Principal Investigator)
17. Evaluation of DPR for the CETP at Veerapandi(2006, 2.84 Lakhs, 6 months, Principal Investigator, No other coordinator)
18. Environmental Impact Assessment of TAC, Tuticorin (2005,Rs. 6 months, Principal Investigator)
19. Environmental Management Plan for Chennai International Airport (Principal Investigator, 2004-2005, Principal Investigator, T. Swaminathan, Co-coordinator)
20. Environmental Auditing of SPIC Ferilizers, Tuticorin (2005, 6 months, Principal Investigator)
21. Calcium chloride recovery from Manali petrochemical Ltd. Eflluents (2005, 6 months Principal Investigator)
22. Design of Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant for TELCO, Jamshadpur, Bihar (completed, 2000, Co-investigator Prof. M Bandopadhyay)
23. Design of water treatment facilities for Neyveli Lignite Corporation (One of the team members)

 

 

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