Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation-Integrated Processes Course Administration, Safe Nutrient Recycling (10 hp) and Waste Management (5 hp)
Mass Transfer Group, School of Civil and Chemical Engineering, VIT University, India.
M. Sc. Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM), University of Manchester, Lund University, Central European University, University of the Aegean.
B. Tech. Chemical Process Engineering, VIT University, India.
Indus–Magic scholar, National Chemical Laboratory, CSIR India. Research Fellow, Institute of Chemical Technology, India.
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:
Simha, P., Lalander, C., Ramanathan, A., Vijayalakshmi, C., McConville, J. R., Vinnerås, B., Ganesapillai, M., 2018. What do consumers think about recycling human urine as fertiliser? Perceptions and attitudes of a university community in South India. Water Research. In Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.07.006
Simha, P., Senecal, J., Nordin, A., Lalander, C., Vinnerås, B., 2018. Alkaline dehydration of anion–exchanged human urine: Volume reduction, nutrient recovery and process optimisation. Water Research 142, 325-336.
Simha, P., Lalander, C., Vinnerås, B., Ganesapillai, M., 2017. Farmer attitudes and perceptions to the re–use of fertiliser products from resource–oriented sanitation systems–The case of Vellore, South India. Science of The Total Environment, 581-582, 885–896.
Simha, P., Zabaniotou, A., Ganesapillai, M., 2018. Continuous urea–nitrogen recycling from human urine: a step towards creating a human excreta based bio–economy. Journal of Cleaner Production, 172, 4152-4161.
Simha, P., Mutiara, Z. Z., Gaganis, P., 2017. Vulnerability assessment of water resources and adaptive management approach for Lesvos Island, Greece. Sustainable Water Resources Management, 3(3), 283–295.
Simha, P., Yadav, A., Pinjari, D., Pandit, A. B., 2016. On the behaviour, mechanistic modelling and interaction of biochar and crop fertilizers in aqueous solutions. Resource-Efficient Technologies, 2(3), 133-142.
Simha, P., Mathew, M., Ganesapillai, M., 2016. Empirical modeling of drying kinetics and microwave assisted extraction of bioactive compounds from Adathoda vasica and Cymbopogon citratus. Alexandria Engineering Journal, 55(1), 141-150.
Pillai, M. G., Simha, P., Gugalia, A., 2014. Recovering urea from human urine by bio-sorption onto microwave activated carbonized coconut shells: equilibrium, kinetics, optimization and field studies. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2(1), 46-55.