Anuraddha Ganesh

Fellow, INAE Chief Technical Advisor and Director, Cummins Adjunct

Research Areas

Thermo chemical conversion of biomass
Biomass characterization
Charcoal and active carbon manufacturing process
Alternate fuels in engines
Fluidized bed combustion
Waste (solid and liquid) to Energy
Energy Management
Value added chemicals from biomass liquids
Reduction in emissions from engines

Academic Background

PhD from IIT Delhi in 1990

B. E degree(Chemical Engg.) from Punjab University, Chandigarh in 1984


Rajesh N. Patel, Santanu Bandyopadhyay and Anuradda Ganesh, “Extraction of Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) Nute Shell Liquid using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide”, Biomass and Bioenergy, v97 (6), pp847-853, 2006.

Piyali Das and Anuradda Ganesh, “Carbon Nano-chains from Cashewnut Shell- a Novel Route”, International Congress of Nanotechnology 2005, October 31-November 4, 2005 San Francisco USA.

Anuradda Ganesh and Rangan Banerjee, “Biomass pyrolysis for power generation-potential technology”, RENEWABLE ENERGY, v 22, pp 9-14, 2001(selected paper from World Renewable Energy Congress-1999)

K Raveendran and Anuradda Ganesh, “Adsorption characteristics and pore-development of biomass pyrolysis char”, FUEL, v-77,n-7, pp. 769-781, 1998

Principal Investigator for- Pyrolysis of solid waste including agro waste for oil to be used for energy purposes. (Sponsored by AICTE— under Career Award for young Teachers-1998)

K Raveendran and Anuradda Ganesh, `Heating value of biomass and biomass pyrolysis products’ , FUEL, v-75, n-15, pp1715- 1720, 1996