Professor T Pradeep is the Deepak Parekh Institute Chair Professor and is also a Professor of Chemistry. ICCW is an outcome of his team’s research work on materials and the impact it has created on clean water
Dr Tiju Thomas is an Assistant Professor, Head of “Applied Nanostructure Engineering and Nanochemistry” lab at the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, at Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
Dr. Marc Anderson is acting as Advisor of the Electrochemical Processes Unit at IMDEA Energy with special emphasis on energy storage for renewable energy systems and applications to energy-efficient water desalination.
Prof Tony Cass is a Professor of Chemical Biology in the Department of Chemistry and Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London and a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Chemistry and Society of Biology
Prof Haiwon Lee is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the Hanyang University. He is also the Director, Nanotechnology Program of Hanyang University and Institute of Nano Science and Technology of Hanyang University.
Prof Subhas Mukhopadhyay is Director of International Engagement, School of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical/Electronics Engineering, with the School of Engineering, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia.
Jane Catherine Ngila
Prof Jane Catherine Ngila is the Head of the Applied Chemistry Department at the University of Johannesburg, her work focuses on applying nanotechnology for water purification.
Ing Andrea Iris Schäfer
Prof Andrea Iris is the Professor of Water Process Engineering, Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering, and Director, Institute for Advanced Membrane Technology (IAMT), at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany.
Professor Thomas Thundat is a member of Chemical and Biological Engineering’s RENEW faculty. He was formerly Canada Excellence Research Chair professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, and is a Distinguished Professor (hon.) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and Centenary Professor at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Prof Ajayan Vinu is the Global Innovation Chair Professor for Advanced Nanomaterials and the Inaugural Director of Global Innovative Center for Advanced Nanomaterials at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Marta I. Litter
Prof Marta Litter is the head of the Chemistry Division of Environmental Remediation of the National Atomic Energy Commission, a senior researcher at CONICET and a full professor at UNSAM.
Research Advisory Board
K E Seetha Ram
Senior Consulting Specialist, Asian Development Bank Institute
Professor Seetha Ram is visiting professor at the Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo, Japan, and special advisor to East Japan Railways Company (JR East) for India High Speed Rail.
Dr Amit Gross is a Professor at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel and Director of Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, the Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Mr Cowlagi Sripati is an Expert Engineer, working in clean water and wastewater management across the industry, community, municipal, and domestic sectors towards improving water-use efficiency.
Dr Kamalesh Chaudhari is the Principal Scientist, currently working on the development of arsenic and fluoride sensors for water quality analysis. His interests include sensors for water quality analysis and IoT in water purification systems.
Elango Kamalasekaran is a Chennai-based entrepreneur with 3 decades of entrepreneurial experience in Start-up & Development of organizations in the fields of Environment, Infrastructure & Sustainability.
Outreach & Communication Manager
KTP Radhika is the Outreach and Communication Manager of ICCW. Former business and technology journalist with leading Indian publications, Radhika is a Post-Graduate in Mass Communication and Technical Writing from Calicut University.
Mr. Vishnu is an Analyst. He graduated in Science from University of Calicut and did his post-graduation in Analytical Chemistry from Bharathiar University. He worked in the industry for 3 years. He has rich experience in materials testing laboratory.
Dr. Vidhya Subramanian is a scientist. Currently, she is also the customer development expert. She will also be focusing on scientific research and outreach activities.
T. N. V. V. Rao
Dr. T. N. V. V. Rao is the Project Advisor. He is a doctorate in Environmental Chemistry from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and an M.B.A. in Operations with over 27 years of experience in Water Purification Technologies and related business development.
Dr. Ganapati Natarajan is the Principal Scientist in the modelling and simulation vertical. Dr. Ganapati is a theoretical and computational materials scientist
Mr. Umang Khanna is a Project Engineer. Mr. Umang Khanna is a Civil Engineer (honors with distinction) from Meerut Institute of Technology, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
Mr. P. Mareeswaran is a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from P.A.C. Ramasamy Raja polytechnic College, Rajapalayam. Recently, he has been working at MEMS Lab, IIT Madras.
Ms. Khadambari Bhaskaran is a Junior Scientist, currently involved in experiments for ongoing research projects, operation and maintenance of research and characterization equipment, development of research proposals in the area of sensors and water treatment.
Montu Lakhani is a Project Manager at ICCW. He has nearly two decades of experience in executing and managing industrial and municipal water and wastewater treatment projects, having worked with prominent solution providers like Doshion Veolia, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. Pune, Nalco (an Ecolab Co), Technofab Engineering.
Assistant Project Manager
Nagarjuna is an Assistant Project Manager at ICCW. He has more than 10 years of experience in water and wastewater treatment projects and operations dealing with Pharma and Govt based community drinking water plants.