Manickavachagam Muruganandham was born in the year 1977. He completed his M.Phil and Ph.d degrees at the Annamalai University, India. His research was mainly focused on the development of technology for wastewater treatment using advanced oxidation processes (AOPs). He moved to the Tanfac Industries Pvt Ltd in 2004 as a Research Scientist. His scientific aspiration continued in Taiwan as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Feng Chia University for 2 years. He has been awarded the JSPS Fellowship by the Japan Society of Promotion of Science in 2007 and then Mari Curie Knowledge Transfer Fellowship by the European Union. He continued his research at the Laboratory of Applied Environmental Chemistry, University of Eastern Finland at Mikkeli under the topic nanomaterials development for water treatment. Dr. Muruganandham is currently working as an Assistant professor at the Water and Environmental Technology (WET) Center at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa, USA since 2011. His present research is focused on the development of novel technology for wastewater treatmentadsorbents for environmental abatements and analytical methods development for organic compounds analysis using UPLC/MS/MS, GC/MS and GC/MS/MS, HPLC etc. He is also working on fate and transport studies of nanomaterials as well as Emerging Contaminants in environment.
Biography Updated on 11 June 2013