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  • Prof Suresh Kumar Govindarajan

  • Professor
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Publications 2004 - 2022

Publications

  • 143
    Journal Articles
  • 5
    Book Chapter
  • 24
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 1
    Review
  • 5
    Projects
  • 100
  • 9
  • 3
  • 8

Citations / H-Index

1923 Citations
23 h-index
1226 Citations

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Google Scholar

Co-author Network


Expertise

Petroleum Engineering

Reservoir Engineering; Reservoir Simulation; Fluid Flow through Fractured/Carbonate/CBM/Shale-Gas Reservoirs; Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR); CO2 Sequestration; Hydraulic Fracturing; Onshore (LNAPL) and Offshore Oil Spill; Geothermal Reservoirs (EGS); Groundwater Hydraulics; Contaminant Hydro-geology; CFD / Heat and Mass Transfer. http://www.doe.iitm.ac.in/gskumar/ https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57217596517 https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=e7sOg_0A

Personal Information

Prof Suresh Kumar Govindarajan

Male
Reservoir Simulation Laboratory, Petroleum Engineering Programme, Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - 600036


Experience

  • Professor

    Indian Institute of Technology Madras


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Honours and Awards

2019

The Best Oral Presentation Award

The Best Oral Presentation Award – First Place for the paper titled "Weight Spacer Design for Elevated Temperature Conditions to Mitigate Barite Settling by Identifying Suitable Viscosifier" by Shantanu Pandey, Rajnish Tripathi and G. Suresh Kumar - 8th International Conference on Engineering and Innovative Materials (ICEIM) - held @ Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, Japan between 6th and 8th September, 2019.

2018

Best Paper Award

International Conference on “Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production: Enhancing the Momentum" (PETRAMET’18)

2016

Best Paper Award

SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition

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2019

The Best Oral Presentation Award

The Best Oral Presentation Award – First Place for the paper titled "Weight Spacer Design for Elevated Temperature Conditions to Mitigate Barite Settling by Identifying Suitable Viscosifier" by Shantanu Pandey, Rajnish Tripathi and G. Suresh Kumar - 8th International Conference on Engineering and Innovative Materials (ICEIM) - held @ Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, Japan between 6th and 8th September, 2019.

2018

Best Paper Award

International Conference on “Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production: Enhancing the Momentum" (PETRAMET’18)

2016

Best Paper Award

SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition

2016

Best Paper Award

Fourth International Conference on Petroleum Science and Technology 2016 (ICPST-2016)

2015

Best Paper Award

International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE’ 15)

2012

Best Paper Award

Second International Conference on Drilling Technology 2012 (ICDT-2012)

2010

Best Paper Award

Ninth International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering (ICHE 2010)

2004

Best Paper Award in EGS - Geochemistry

United States Geothermal Resources Council

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2022

Numerical Investigations on Dynamics of Capture Zones in Heterogeneous Aquifers with Recharge Wells

Nitha Ayinippully Nalarajan - Ph D Thesis Defended: Jan 2022, IIT Madras

2021

Mitigating Human Health Risk due to Petroleum Contamination of Groundwater through Electrochemical Advanced Oxidation Treatment

Bokam Rajasekhar, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: July 2021)

2021

Enhanced methane recovery from a non-dewatered CBM gas reservoir by sequestering supercritical CO2: Numerical investigations

IIT Madras (Ph D Defended: Dec 2021), Subhashini Nainar (OE16D004), IIT Madras

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2022

Numerical Investigations on Dynamics of Capture Zones in Heterogeneous Aquifers with Recharge Wells

Nitha Ayinippully Nalarajan - Ph D Thesis Defended: Jan 2022, IIT Madras

2021

Mitigating Human Health Risk due to Petroleum Contamination of Groundwater through Electrochemical Advanced Oxidation Treatment

Bokam Rajasekhar, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: July 2021)

2021

Enhanced methane recovery from a non-dewatered CBM gas reservoir by sequestering supercritical CO2: Numerical investigations

IIT Madras (Ph D Defended: Dec 2021), Subhashini Nainar (OE16D004), IIT Madras

2020

Application of Mathematical Models To Optimize Drilling Performance

Sridharan C, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: May 2020)

2019

NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION ON ACCELERATING DISSOLUTION TRAPPING OF SEQUESTERED CO2 IN A DEEP SALINE AQUIFER

VIVEK R, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: Jan 2019)

2019

Influence of soil microbial kinetics AND organic amendments on subsurface pesticide fate and transport

Omkar Gaoenkar, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: June 2019)

2019

NUMERICAL MODELING ON TRANSPORT OF PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS IN SATURATED SUBSURFACE SYSTEMS

Renu V, IIT MADRAS (Ph D Awarded: Jan 2019)

2018

Enhanced oil recovery by microbial flooding with temperature, ph and salinity effects: mathematical modelling and numerical simulation

Sivasankar P, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (Ph D Awarded: July 2018)

2017

Impact of fracture conductivity reduction on productivity of shale gas petroleum reservoirs

Samarth Dilip Patwardhan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (Ph D Defended: Oct 2016)

2016

Experimental investigations on biosurfactant induced enhanced oil recovery

Rajesh Kanna, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (Ph D Awarded: July 2016)

2016

Spatio-temporal prediction of Groundwater level and recharge Estimation in an unconfined aquifer

S. Mohana Sundaram, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: Sep 2016)

2015

A generalized implicit compositional numerical modeling on

Srinivasa Reddy Devarapu, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (Ph D Awarded: July 2015)

2015

Nitrogen species transport and transformation in unsaturated porous media

M BERLIN, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: Feb 2015)

2015

Synthesis, Characterization and Performance Evaluation of Nanoparticle Stabilized Emulsions for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Tushar Sharma, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: Feb 2015)

2015

Mass Transfer and Transport of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Groundwater Systems

VASUDEVAN M, IIT Madras (Ph D Awarded: July 2015)

2012

Numerical modeling of co-colloidal reactive solute transport in a single fracture

N NATARAJAN, IIT Madras

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2014

International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research

Member

2010

Association of Global Groundwater Scientists (AGGS)

Life Member

2010

Society of Petroleum Engineers

Member

2014

International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research

Member

2010

Association of Global Groundwater Scientists (AGGS)

Life Member

2010

Society of Petroleum Engineers

Member

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Membership In Committees

2022

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT(ISM) - Dhanbad - Synthesis and Characterization of Ionic Liquids for Application in Enhanced Oil Recovery by Ms Prathiba Pillai (16DR000183) - June 2022

Member, External Examiner Committee

2022

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Petroleum Engineering @ IIT-Kharagpur - March 2022

Expert Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2022

Expert Member, Promotion Committee (Selection of Full Time Professor & Associate Professor), Faculty Promotion in the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geoscience @ RGIPT – Jais – Amethi – September 2022

Expert Member - Faculty Promotion Committee

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2022

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT(ISM) - Dhanbad - Synthesis and Characterization of Ionic Liquids for Application in Enhanced Oil Recovery by Ms Prathiba Pillai (16DR000183) - June 2022

Member, External Examiner Committee

2022

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Petroleum Engineering @ IIT-Kharagpur - March 2022

Expert Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2022

Expert Member, Promotion Committee (Selection of Full Time Professor & Associate Professor), Faculty Promotion in the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geoscience @ RGIPT – Jais – Amethi – September 2022

Expert Member - Faculty Promotion Committee

2022

Member, Board of Studies, Petroleum Engineering @ JNTU – Kakinada – February 2022 [Involved in Finalizing B Tech Petroleum Engineering Curriculum]

Member, Board of Studies, JNTUK - Kakinada

2022

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT(ISM) - Dhanbad - Development of Nano-based Preformed Particle Gel (PPG) To Improve Performance of Water Shut-Off Jobs by Mr Abhinav Kumar (Admission No: 2015DR0198) - June 2022

Member - External Examiner Committee

2022

Expert Member - Faculty Promotion Committee (Selection of Full Time Professor & Associate Professor), Faculty Promotion in the Department of Civil Engineering @ IIT-Bombay held during April 2022

Expert Member - Faculty Promotion Committee

2022

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad) - Comprehensive Studies on Reservoir Aspects of Gas Hydrates and Thermodynamics & Kinetics of Hydrate Formation and Dissociation in the Presence of Different Additives by Ms Ekta Chaturvedi - March 2022

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad)

2022

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Selection in the Department of Petroleum Engineering @ IIT(ISM) – Dhanbad – October 2022

Expert Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2022

Expert Member, Departmental Review Committee, Department of Petroleum Engineering @ IIT(ISM) – Dhanbad – November 2022

Expert Member - Departmental Review Comittee

2022

Member – PMRF Selection 22-23 (MHRD) – December 2021 Cycle - Evaluation of PMRF Applications – March 2022

Member - PMRF Evalation Committee

2022

Member, External Examiner Committee – Modelling The Optical Properties of Particulates and Bubbles in Oceanic Waters with Implications for Remote Sensing by Mr. Hariharasudhan V G (OE13D030) – Ph D Thesis – IIT-Madras – November 2022

Member - External Examiner Committee

2022

Expert Member, Promotion Committee, Faculty Promotion in the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geoscience @ RGIPT – Jais – Amethi – June 2022

Expert Member - Faculty Promotion Committee

2022

Member, Board of Studies, Petroleum Engineering @ JNTU – Kakinada – March 2022 [Involved in Finalizing B Tech Petroleum Engineering Curriculum]

Member, Board of Studies, JNTUK - Kakinada

2022

Member, External Examiner Committee – Extraction of Pour Point Depressant from Fruits and its use for Crude Oil Transportation by Mr. Biswadeep Pal (17DR000576) – Ph D Thesis – IIT(ISM) - Dhanbad – November 2022

Member - External Examiner Committee

2022

Member – PMRF Selection (MHRD) – May 2022 (Cycle-9) - Evaluation of PMRF Applications – September 2022

Member - PMRF Evalation Committee

2022

Member, External Examiner Committee – Development of Nano-based Preformed Particle gel (PPG) to Improve Performance of Water Shut-Off Jobs by Mr. Abhinav Kumar (2015DR0198) – Ph D Thesis – IIT(ISM) - Dhanbad – June 2022

Member, External Examiner Committee

2022

Member, External Examiner Committee – Reactive Transport Simulation in Groundwater and Contaminant Source Identification by Inverse Modelling using Meshfree Based Numerical Methods and Simulation Optimization Models by Mr. Aatish Anshuman (Roll No: 174046017) – Ph D Thesis – IIT-Bombay – March 2022

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IIT-Bombay

2021

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT(ISM) - Dhanbad - Formulation and Characterization of Nanoemulsion for Application in Enhanced Oil Recovery by Mr. Narendra Kumar Rawat - April 2021

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad)

2021

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geoscience @ RGIPT – Jais – Amethi – Jan 2021

Expert Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2021

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the discipline of Civil Engineering – School of Engineering @ IIT - Mandi – August 2021

Expert Member, Faculty Selection Committee

2021

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geoscience @ RGIPT – Jais – Amethi – April 2021

Expert Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2021

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad) - Development of Emulsion Based Drilling Fluid System for Shale Formation by Mr. Bhola Kumar Paswan - Dec 2021

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad)

2021

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment @ Indian Institute of Petroleum Engineering and Energy @ IIPE - Vizag – October 2021

Expert Member, Faculty Selection Committee

2021

Member – PMRF Selection 21-22 (MHRD) – Evaluation of PMRF Applications – March 2021

Member - Evaluation Comiittee

2021

Member, Board of Studies (BoS), Under-Graduate Curriculum, Petroleum Engineering @ JNTU - Kakinada - April 2021

Member - Board of Studies

2021

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geoscience @ RGIPT – Jais – Amethi – June 2021

Expert Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2020

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad) - Gemini Surfactant Assisted Enhanced Oil Recovery: Synthesis, Formulation Design and Performance Assessment by Mr. Nilanjan Pal

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad)

2020

SPARC Research Proposal – Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) – Government of India - January 2020

Reviewer

2019

Expert Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in Department of Petroleum Engineering @ IIT(ISM) - Dhanbad - May 2019

Expert Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2019

SPARC Research Proposal – Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) - Government of India - January 2019

Reviewer

2019

Member - Petroleum Engineering - GATE 2019

Chief Paper Setter - GATE PE Paper

2019

SPARC Research Proposal – Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) - Government of India - November 2019

Reviewer

2019

Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in Department of Petroleum Engineering @ IIPE - Vizag - June 2019

Member, Faculty Selection Committee

2019

Member, Board of Studies (BoS), Under-Graduate Curriculum, Petroleum Engineering @ JNTU - Kakinada - June 2019

Member, Board of Studies

2018

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad) - Improved Characterization of Porous Media using Tracer Technique: An Experimental and Numerical Study by Ms. Archana

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad)

2018

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad) - Studies on Pressure Dependent Permeability in the Flow Equations of CBM Reservoir under Transient and Semi-Steady State Conditions by Mr. Rajeev Upadhyay

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad)

2018

Member - Petroleum Engineering - GATE 2018

Vetter - GATE PE Paper

2018

Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment @ Indian Institute of Petroleum Engineering and Eneregy @ IIPE - Vizag - May 2018

Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2018

Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Petroleum Engineering @ IIT-Kharagpur - March 2018

Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2018

Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Geology @ Guindy Engineering College - Anna University - October 2018

Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2017

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad) - Study of Contaminant Concentration Distribution through Unsteady Groundwater Flow in Porous Formation by Ms. Sultana Begam

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IIT (Dhanbad)

2017

UAEU Research Grant Application - United Arab Emirates University - May 2017

Expert Committee Member

2017

Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Petroleum Engineering @ IIT-Kharagpur - April 2017

Member - Faculty Selection Committee

2016

Member - Petroleum Engineering - GATE 2016

Setter - GATE PE Paper

2014

Member - External Examiner Committee - Doctoral Thesis - IISc (Bangalore) - Analytical and Numerical Modeling for Heat Transport in a Geothermal Reservoir due to Cold Water Injection by Mr. Sayanthan Ganguly

Member - External Examiner Committee - Ph D Thesis - IISc (Bangalore)

2012

Invited Panel Member – Fifth International Groundwater Conference

Invited Panel Member

2011

Committee Member for Conducting Peer Review of the Centre of Excellence at IIT Guwahati

Member - Peer Review Committee

2009

Member, Selection Committee, Faculty Recruitment in the Department of Civil Engineering @ IIT-Hyderabad

Member - Faculty Selection Committee

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Research Projects

4. Decentralized Wastewater Management – Benchmarking of Public Utilities and PPP

Funding Agency : Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD)

5. The changing risks posed by petroleum hydrocarbons in groundwater environments: multiphase fluid dynamics coupled to multispecies biodegradation.

Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST)

3. Reuse of Waste Water (Industry and Domestic) for Irrigation in Kancheepuram Municipality

Funding Agency : Public Works Department (PWD)

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4. Decentralized Wastewater Management – Benchmarking of Public Utilities and PPP

Funding Agency : Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD)

5. The changing risks posed by petroleum hydrocarbons in groundwater environments: multiphase fluid dynamics coupled to multispecies biodegradation.

Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST)

3. Reuse of Waste Water (Industry and Domestic) for Irrigation in Kancheepuram Municipality

Funding Agency : Public Works Department (PWD)

2. Numerical Modeling and Spatial Moment Analysis of Mobility and Mixing of Reactive Contaminants in Low Permeability Hard Rocks under Non-Isothermal Conditions

Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST)

1. Numerical Modeling of Flow and Transport Processes in a Single Fracture with Matrix Diffusion. New Faculty Research Scheme

Funding Agency : IIT-Madras

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