Praveen LINGA

Associate Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(65) 6601 1487

E5 02-23


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  • PEng (Chemical) Professional Engineers Board, Singapore
  • PhD (Chem. Eng.) UBC Vancouver, 2009
  • MTech (Chem. Eng.) IIT-KGP, 2002
  • BTech (Chem. Eng.) Madras, 2000

Awards and Honours

  • Donald W. Davidson Award, International Conference on Gas Hydrates Denver USA (2017)
  • Young Researcher Award, NUS (2017)
  • Young Investigator Award, Energies (2017)
  • Young Researcher Award, Faculty of Engineering NUS (2017)
  • Most Cited Paper Award, Energy & Int J Greenh Gas Control (2017)
  • Most Cited Paper Award, Chemical Engineering Science (2015, 2016, 2017)

Research Interests

  • Gas hydrates
  • Carbon Dioxide Capture, Storage and Utilization
  • LNG Cold Energy Utilisation
  • Energy Storage, District Cooling and Seawater Desalination

Selected Publications

Chong, Z. R.; Pujar, G. A.; Yang, M.*; Linga, P.*; Methane hydrate formation in excess water simulating marine locations and the impact of thermal stimulation on energy recovery, Applied Energy (2016), 177, 409-421.

Veluswamy, H. P.; Wong, A. J. H.; Babu, P.; Kumar, R.; Kulprathipanja, S.; Rangsunvigit, P.; Linga, P.*; Rapid methane hydrate formation to develop a cost effective large scale energy storage system, Chemical Engineering Journal (2016), 290, 161-173.

Babu, P.; Kumar, R.; Linga, P*. Unusual behavior of propane as a co-guest during hydrate formation in silica sand: Potential application to seawater desalination and carbon dioxide capture, Chemical Engineering Science (2014), 117, 342-351

Babu, P.; Kumar, R.; Linga, P.*, A new porous material to enhance the kinetics of clathrate process: Application to pre-combustion carbon dioxide capture, Environmental Science & Technology (2013), 47 (22), 13191-13198.

Babu, P.; Kumar, R.; Linga, P.*, Pre-combustion capture of carbon dioxide in a fixed bed reactor using the clathrate hydrate process, Energy (2013), 50, 364-373. (Hot Paper, Highly Cited Paper, Highlighted by Elsevier)