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Qualifications: B.Eng., M.Sc. (USM), Ph.D. (Queensland)
Expertise: Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment Technology, Environmental Engineering


    1. Vjayan, V.M. Vadivelu. 2017. Effect of famine-phase reduced aeration on olyhydroxyalkanoate accumulation in aerobic granules. Bioresource Technology. 245, pg. 970-976.
    2. Gobi, V.M. Vadivelu. 2017. Effect of Triglyceride Addition on Oxygen Uptake, Carbon Metabolism, and Polyhydroxyalkanoate Accumulation in Aerobic Granules. Clean – Soil, Air, Water 2017, 45
    3. Gobi, V.M. Vadivelu. 2015. Polyhydroxyalkanoate recovery and effect of in situextracellular polymeric substances removal from aerobic granules. Bioresource Technology. 189, pg. 169-176.
    4. Gobi, V.M. Vadivelu. 2015. Dynamics of polyhydroxyalkanoate accumulation in aerobic granules during the growth-disintegration cycle. Bioresource Technology. 196, pg. 731-735.
    5. Lim J X, V.M. Vadivelu. 2014. Treatment of agro based industrial wastewater in sequencing batch reactor: Performance evaluation and growth kinetics of aerobic biomass. Journal of Environmental Management. 146 pg. 217-225.
    1. Study on Biopolymer Accumulation in Aerobic Granules Developed from Agrobased Industrial Wastewater.
    2. Inhibitory effects of ammonium and nitrite on the performance of wastewater treatment plant.
    3. Study on the mechanism to minimize the greenhouse gases release from the biological treatment of palm oil mill effluent.
    1. Accumulation and Extraction of Polyhydroxyalkanoate from Aerobic Granules Treating Palm Oil Mill Effluent
    2. Kinetic Evaluation of Biomass Treating Anaerobically Treated Palm Oil Mill Effluent using Sequencing Batch Reactor.
    3. Nitrogen Removal from Wastewater using Anammox Process: Study of Starvation and Inhibition on Anammox Biomass.
    4. Electricity Generation using Biological Treatment Process of Dewatered Sludge in Microbial Fuel Cell.
    1. Starvation and Reactivation of Nitrogen Removing Bacteria: Comparison Between Floccular and Granular Biomass
    2. Growth Kinetic Evaluation of Aerobic Biomass in Treatment of Palm Oil Mill Wastewater using Sequencing Batch Reactor
    3. Pre-treatment of Waste Activated Sludge from Wastewater Treatment Plant for Microbial Fuel Cell Application