Mr. Anil Kumar M

Designation: Scientist
Phone No:
2567760
Phone Ext. No: 632
E-Mail: anilkumarm[at]csmcri.res.in

Research Activities


Biodegradation of pollutants and plastics, Fabrication of nanomaterials for xenobiotics removal, Optimization of physico-chemical parameters for environmental applications.


Expertise


Biochemical Engineering; Chemometric modeling; Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology; Nano-Biotechnology


Selected List of Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals
  1. M.A. Kumar, V.V. Kumar, R. Ponnusamy, F.P. Daniel, M. Seenuvasan, C.D. Anuradha and S. Sivanesan, “Concomitant mineralization and detoxification of acid red 88 by an indigenous acclimated mixed culture”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy (DOI 10.1002/ep.12151), 2015.
  2. S. Selvanaveen, K. Yuvarani, B. Padmini, M.A. Kumar, S.S.O. Abraham, G. Vinodhini and M. Seenuvasan, “An indigenous nosocomial opportunistic pathogen in the degradation of tannery effluent”, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 8(5): 316-321, 2015.
  3. G. Vinodhini, M.A. Kumar, S. Balamanikandan and M. Seenuvasan, “Assessment of antimicrobial property of a secondary metabolite produced by an enriched bacterial culture isolated from soil”, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 8(1): 51-53, 2015.
  4. N. Balaji, K.S. Kumar, M. Seenuvasan, M.A. Kumar, “Efficacy of laccase to mineralize the aromatic amines released during the oxido-reductive cleavage of sulphonated reactive azo dye”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 9(26): 9116-9118, 2014.
  5. M.A. Kumar, A. Vijayalakshmi, E.A.R. Lincy, M.D. Palin, M. Seenuvasan, V.V. Kumar and S. Sivanesan, “Biotransformation of Reactive Black HEBL into 3-nitroso-3-azabicyclo (3.2.2) nonane by an acclimated mixed culture”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, 6(9): 4172-4179, 2014.
  6. M. Seenuvasan, K.S. Kumar, S. Abinandan, C. Anugraha, K. Umamageshwari, M.A. Kumar and N. Balaji, “Statistical analysis on stress induced lipid accumulation along with the major cell components of Chlorella sp.”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, 6(9): 4186-4193, 2014.
  7. M. Seenuvasan, K.S. Kumar, M.A. Kumar, J. Iyyappan, and J.R.G. Suganthi, “Response surface estimation and canonical quantification for the pectin degrading Fe3O4-SiO2 nanobiocatalyst fabrication”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, 6(7): 3618-3627, 2014.
  8. S. Karthikeyan, M.A. Kumar, P. Maharaja, B.P. Rao and G. Sekaran, “Process optimization for the treatment of pharmaceutical wastewater catalyzed by poly sulpha sponge”, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 45(4): 1739-1747, 2014.
  9. M. Seenuvasan, K.S. Kumar, G.C.G. Malar, S. Preethi, M.A. Kumar and N. Balaji, “Characterization, analysis, and application of fabricated Fe3O4-chitosan-pectinase nanobiocatalyst”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 172(5): 2706-2719, 2014.
  10. T. Vidhyadevi, A. Murugesan, S.S. Kalaivani, M.A. Kumar, K.V.T. Ravi, L. Ravikumar, C.D. Anuradha and S. Sivanesan, “Optimization of the process parameters for the removal of reactive yellow dye by the low cost Setaria verticillata carbon using response surface methodology: Thermodynamic, kinetic and equilibrium studies”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 33(3): 855-865, 2014.
  11. M. Seenuvasan, P.K. Selvi, M.A. Kumar, J. Iyyappan and K.S. Kumar, “Standardization of non-edible Pongamia pinnata oil methyl ester conversion using hydroxyl content and GC-MS analysis”, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 45(4): 1485-1489, 2013.
  12. M. Seenuvasan, G.C.G. Malar, S. Preethi, N. Balaji, J. Iyyappan, M.A. Kumar and K.S. Kumar, “Fabrication, characterization and application of pectin degrading Fe3O4-SiO2 nanobiocatalyst”, Materials Science and Engineering C, 33: 2273-2279, 2013. 
  13. M. Seenuvasan, G.C.G. Malar, S. Preethi, N. Balaji, J. Iyyappan, M.A. Kumar and K.S. Kumar, “Immobilization of pectinase on to co-precipitated magnetic nanoparticles for its enhanced stability and activity”, Research Journal of BioTechnology, 8(5): 24-30, 2013.
  14. M.A. Kumar, V.V. Kumar, M.P. Premkumar, P. Baskaralingam, K.V. Thiruvengadaravi, D. Anuradha and S. Sivanesan, “Chemometric formulation of bacterial consortium-AVS for improved decolorization of resonance-stabilized and hetero-polyaromatic dyes”, Bioresource Technology, 123: 344-351, 2012.
  15. M.B. Nishita, R.R. Chacko, M.A. Kumar, R. Sinha, D. Suresh, S. Selvanaveen and M. Seenuvasan, “Purification and characterization of a fibrinolytic protease from Bacillus subtilis using blood fibrin of Bos taurus and Ovis aries”, International Journal of Biosciences and Technology, 4(7): 40-49, 2011.
  16. M. Seenuvasan, D. Suresh, S. Selvanaveen, D.P. Kumar, M.A. Kumar and S. Banupriya, “Kinetic modeling and equilibrium studies on biosorption of Reactive Black 5 dye using industrial waste Saccharomyces cerevisiae biomass”, International Journal of Chemical Engineering Research, 3(1): 31-48, 2011.
  17. M. Seenuvasan, V.N. Saranya, T. Uma, M.A. Kumar, D. Suresh and S. Selvanaveen “Optimal production, purification and characterization of alkaline protease by an isolated Bacillus sp. and its ability as a detergent”, International Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering Research, 2(1): 1-13, 2011.
  18. M.A. Kumar, S. Keerthana, A. Pani, D. Suresh, C.B. Lakshmikantha and M. Seenuvasan, “Evaluation and analysis of growth, maximum bioaccumulating properties of Penicillium chrysogenum MTCC 6477 on Reactive Black 5 dye”, International Journal Bio-Engineering and Technology, 2(1):1-9, 2010.

Professional Training Programme

  1. Special Training programme on “Emerging Trends in Remote Sensing” organized by National Remote Sensing Centre, (Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India) Balanagar, Hyderabad, 2015.
  2. Workshop on “Environmental Education and Awareness Programme for the Faculty Members of Engineering Colleges” sponsored by CPR Environmental Education Centre and organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Madha Engineering College, Chennai, 2014.
  3. Faculty Development Programme on “Environmental Science and Engineering” sponsored by Centre for Faculty Development and organized by the Department of Applied Science and Technology, Alagappa College of Technology, Anna University, Chennai, 2013.
  4. Faculty Development Programme on “Applications of Nanotechnology in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures (ANDTP)” sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai, 2013.
  5. Short Term Course on “Integrated Separation Process for Environmental and Biotechnology Applications” sponsored by TEQIP and organized by the Centre for Energy & Environmental Science and Technology (CEESAT), National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, 2013.
  6. Workshop on “Energy and Environment” organized by the Centre for Energy & Environmental Science and Technology (CEESAT), National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, 2013.
  7. Short Term Course on “Bacterial Characterization using 16S rRNA Primers” at Biozone Research Technologies, Chennai, 2010.
  8. Short Term Course on “Immunology Techniques” at Indo-American Hybrid Seeds (India) Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, 2009.
  9. Orientation Programme sponsored by Indian Red Cross Society, Tamil Nadu Branch and conducted by Youth Red Cross, Anna University, Chennai, 2009.
  10. Winter Training on “PCR, DNA Fingerprinting, Blotting Techniques” at Biozone Research Technologies, Chennai, 2008.
Dissertation Supervised
  1. M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology)-01
  2. B.Tech (Biotechnology)-09