Institut für Wasser und Gewässerentwicklung, Fachbereich Siedlungswasser- und Wassergütewirtschaft
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Dr.-Ing. Sreenivasan Ramaswami

  • Institut für Wasser und Gewässerentwicklung
    Fachbereich Siedlungswasserwirtschaft und Wassergütewirtschaft
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Gebäude 50.31   
    Gotthard-Franz-Str. 3 
    76131 Karlsruhe

    Deutschland

Forschung

Abwasserreinigung, Spurenstoffelimination, Modellierung von Abwasserreinigungsprozessen

Dissertationsthema:
High-rate nitrification of membrane-filtrated saline landfill leachate using fixed-bed biofilm
reactors (Link: https://doi.org/10.15480/882.2247)

Aktuelle Projekte:

          Kläranlagen um ein Spurenstoffeliminationsverfahren

 

 

Abgeschlossene Forschungsvorhaben

Stipendien und Auszeichnungen

  • Highly Commended Paper - Outstanding Paper Award 2017 - Water and Environment Journal
  •  DAAD Kongressreisenprogramm – 2016 und 2017
  •  Goldmedaille – 42 nd All India Student Design Competition 2011 (Fach:Chemieingenieurwesen)
  • Indian Academy of Sciences Summer Research Fellowship 2011

Veröffentlichungen

Ramaswami, S.; Jalal Uddin, F.M.; Behrendt, J.; Otterpohl, R. (2019): 
High-rate nitrification of saline wastewaters using fixed-bed reactors. Journal of Environmental Management, 243, 444-452. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.05.020.
 
Ramaswami, S.; Behrendt, J.; Otterpohl, R. (2018): 
Comparison of NF-RO and RO-NF for the Treatment
of Mature Landfill Leachates: A Guide for Landfill Operators. Membranes, 8(2), 17. doi: 10.3390/membranes8020017
 
Ramaswami, S.; Behrendt, J.; Kalyanasundaram, S.; Eggers, S.; Otterpohl, R. (2018): 
Experiences from an investigation on the potential of packed bed reactors for high rate nitrification of mature landfill
leachates. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 22, 59–65. doi: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2018.01.006
 
Shah, T. M.; Ramaswami, S.; Behrendt, J.; Otterpohl, R. (2017):
Simultaneous removal of organics and ammonium-nitrogen from reverse osmosis concentrate of mature landfill leachate. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 19, 126-132. doi: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2017.07.024
 
Ramaswami, S.; Gulyas, H.; Behrendt, J.; Otterpohl, R. (2017):
Measuring nitrate concentration in
wastewaters with high chloride content. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry,
97 (1), 56–70. doi:10.1080/03067319.2016.1277215
 
Ramaswami, S.; Behrendt, J.; Wang, G.; Eggers, S.; Otterpohl, R. (2016): 
Combining magnesium ammonium phosphate precipitation with membrane processes for ammonia removal from
methanogenic leachates. Water and Environment Journal, 30 (3–4), 218–226. doi:10.1111/wej.12210
 
Ramaswami, S.; Behrendt, J.; Gulyas, H.; Otterpohl, R. (2016):
Pretreatment of wastewater from licorice processing - a preliminary evaluation. Water Environment Research, 88 (11), 2032–2039. doi:10.2175/106143016X14733681695249
 
Konferenzbeiträge:
 
Morck, T.; Ramaswami, S.; Fuchs, S. (Hrsg.) (2019):
Siedlungswasserwirtschaft mit Weitblick - Von der Auslegung bis zur Rückgewinnung. Tagungsband der 32. Karlsruher Flockungstage 2019, Schriftenreihe SWW, Bd. 155, Verlag Siedlungswasserwirtschaft Karlsruhe, ISBN 978-3-945049-08-2, Nov. 2019

Ramaswami, S.; Behrendt, J.; Otterpohl, R. (2017): 
Treatment of mature landfill leachate – RO-NF or NF-RO? Sardinia 2017 - Sixteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, 2-6th October 2017, Cagliari, Italy.
 
Ramaswami, S.; Behrendt, J.; Kalyanasundaram, S.; Eggers, S.; Otterpohl, R. (2017): 
Nitrification of mature landfill leachate in packed bed biofilm reactors. Sardinia 2017.
 
Ramaswami, S. (2017):
Waste management scenario in Bangalore: Scope for in-situ valorisation of biowaste. Sardinia 2017.
doi: 10.15480/882.1480
 
Ramaswami, S.; Ahmad, Z. N.; Slesina, M.; Behrendt, J.; Otterpohl, R. (2016):
Nanofiltration for Safe Drinking Water in Underdeveloped Regions – A Feasibility Study. In the Proceedings of: 13th IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems & 5th IWA Specialized Conference on
Resources-Oriented Sanitation, 14-16th September 2016, Athens, Greece. doi: 10.15480/882.1382
 
Behrendt, J.; Ramaswami, S.; Otterpohl, R. (2016):
Treatment options for wastewater from licorice processing. Beijing International Environmental Technology Conference, 21-24 October 2016, Beijing, China.
 
Ramaswami, S.; Behrendt, J.; Wang, G.; Eggers, S.; Otterpohl, R. (2015):
Evaluation of chemical precipitation in combination with membrane processes for ammonium removal cum recovery from methanogenic leachates. Sardinia Symposium 2015 - Fifteenth International Waste Management and
Landfill Symposium, 5-9th October 2015, Cagliari, Italy.
 
Ramaswami, S.; Selabi, S.D.; Behrendt, J.; Otterpohl, R. (2015):
Struvite recovery from methanogenic landfill leachate by chemical precipitation. RAMIRAN 2015 - Rural-Urban Symbiosis. Proceedings of the 16th International RAMIRAN Conference, 8-10th September 2015, Hamburg, Germany.

Werdegang

seit 09/2019            Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
                              Institut für Wasser und Gewässerentwicklung
                              Bereich: Siedlungswasserwirtschaft und Wassergütewirtschaft
                              Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter / PostDoc
 
02/2019 – 06/2019  DVGW-Forschungsstelle TUHH, Hamburg
                              Berater 
 
08/2014 – 10/2018  Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH)
                              Institut für Abwasserwirtschaft und Gewässerschutz
                              Promotion bei Prof. Ralf Otterpohl
                              Dissertation: High-rate nitrification of membrane-filtrated saline landfill leachate using fixed-bed biofilm reactors
 
04/2014 – 07/2014  Technische Universität Hamburg
                              Institut für Abwasserwirtschaft und Gewässerschutz
                              Research Assistent
 
10/2012 – 03/2014  Technische Universität Hamburg
                              Abschluss: Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Engineering
                              Vertiefung: Wasser und Abwasser
                             Masterarbeit: Investigation of treatment options for highly loaded wastewater from licorice processing
 
07/2008 – 05/2012  National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NIT Trichy), Indien
                              Abschluss: Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Chemical Engineering
                              Bachelorarbeit: Manufacture of sulphuric acid by contact process