Research Publications

2021


H. S. Siow, K. Sudesh, P. Murugan, S. Ganesan, 2021, Mealworm (Tenebrio molitor) oil characterization and optimization of the free fatty acid pretreatment via acid-catalyzed esterification, Fuel, 299:, 120905

Esan, A. O., Olabemiwo, O. M., Smith, S. M., Ganesan, S. 2021. A concise review on alternative route of biodiesel production via interesterification of different feedstocks. International Journal of Energy Research 45 (9), 12614-12637.

N. A. Zul, S. Ganesan, T. S. Hamidon, W. D. Oh, M. H. Hussin, 2021, A review on the utilization of calcium oxide as a base catalyst in biodiesel production, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9(4):105741

N. H. Mohd Jumali, S. Ganesan, N. Yahaya, M. Miskam, 2021, 3‑Monochloropropane‑1,2‑diol Monoesters Food Contaminant Analysis in Palm Oil‑Based Food Samples Using C18‑Dispersive Solid‑Phase Extraction Coupled with GC‑FID, Food Analytical Methods, DOI:10.1007/s12161-021-02040-1​

Mohamad Hairudin, N. H., Ganesan, S., Sudesh, K. 2021. Revalorization of adsorbed residual oil in spent bleaching clay as sole carbon source for polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) accumulation in Cupriavidus necator Re2058/pCB113. Polymer Journal 53, 169-178.

Ganesan, S. 2021. Waste Fruit Cortexes for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Water. In Inamuddin, M. I. Ahamed, E. Lichtfouse, & A. M. Asiri (Eds.), Green Adsorbents to Remove Metals, Dyes and Boron from Polluted Water (pp. 323–350). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47400-3_13




2019 - 2020


Ganesan, S., Nadarajah, Shamsudin, N. N., Khairuddean, M., Teh, G. B. 2020. Esterification of palm fatty acid distillate using ammonium ferric sulphate-calcium silicate as a heterogeneous catalyst. BioEnergy Research 13, 1297-1307.

Ganesan, S., Nadarajah, Chee, X. Y., Khairuddean, M., Teh, G. B. 2020. Esterification of free fatty acids using ammonium ferric sulphate-calcium silicate as a heterogeneous catalyst. Renewable Energy 153, 1406-1417.

Esan, A. O., Adeyemi, A. D., Ganesan, S. 2020. A review on the recent application of dimethyl carbonate in sustainable biodiesel production. Journal of Cleaner Production 257, 120561.

Hussin, M.H., Ganesan, S., Zul, N.A., Benjinol, N. 2020. Biodiesel synthesis through methanolysis of palm olein using calcium oxide catalyst derived from staghorn coral. Journal of Physical Science 31(1), 37-55

Ganesan, S., Nadarajah, S. Khairuddean, M., Teh, G. B. 2019. Studies on lauric acid conversion to methyl ester via catalytic esterification using ammonium ferric sulphate. Renewable Energy 140, 9-16.

Zul, N.A., Ganesan, S., Hussin, M.H., 2019. Application of K-impregnated staghorn coral as potential catalyst in the transesterification of waste cooking oil, Sains Malaysiana.




2012 - 2017



Ganesan, S. 2017. Foreword for International Conference for Advanced Materials for Technological Applications 2017.

Ganesan, S., Ha, C. Y., Lee, H.-L. 2014. Electrospinning technique and its applications. Bulletin Kimia, School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11, 16.

Nurfitri, I., Maniam, G.P., Hindryawati, N., Yusoff, M.M., Ganesan, S. 2013. Potential of feedstock and catalysts from waste in biodiesel preparation: A review. Energy Conversion and Management, 74, 395-402.

Boey, P-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G. P., Khairrudean, M., Efendi, J., 2013. A new heterogeneous acid catalyst for esterification: Optimization using response surface methodology. Energy Conversion and Management, 65, 392-396

Boey, P-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G. P., Khairrudean, M., Efendi, J., 2013. A new heterogeneous acid catalyst for esterification: Optimization using response surface methodology. Energy Conversion and Management, 65, 392-396

Boey, P-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G. P., Khairrudean, M., 2012. Sequential conversion of high free fatty acid oils into biodiesel using a new catalyst system. Energy, 46, 132-139.

Boey, P-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G. P., Khairrudean, M., Lee, S.-E., 2012. A new heterogeneous catalyst system for esterification of free fatty acids into methyl esters. Applied Catalysis A: General, 433-434, 12-17.



2011 - 2012



Boey, P-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G. P., Khairrudean, M., 2012. Catalysts derived from waste sources in the production of biodiesel using waste cooking oil. Catalysis Today 190, 117-121

Boey, P-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G. P., Khairrudean, M., 2012. A new catalyst system in transesterification of palm olein: Tolerance of water and free fatty acids. Energy Conversion and Management 56, 46-52.

Boey, P.-L., Ganesan, S., Lim, S.-X., Lim, S.-L., Maniam, G.P., Khairrudean, M., 2011. Utilization of BA (boiler ash) as catalyst for transesterification of palm olein. Energy 36(10), 5791-5796.

Boey, P.-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G. P. 2012. Rebuttal to the arguments in the ‘Letter to the Editor: Improvements May be Possible’. Journal of American Oil Chemists’ Society 89, 737-740

Boey, P.-L., Saleh, M.I., Sapawe, N., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G.P., Ali, D.M.H., 2011. Pyrolysis of residual palm oil in spent bleaching clay by modified tubular furnace and analysis of the products by GC-MS. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 91, 199-204.

Boey, P.-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G.P., 2011. Regeneration and reutilization of oil laden spent bleaching clay via in-situ transesterification and calcinations. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society 88, 1247-1253.

Boey, P.-L., Ganesan, S., Maniam, G.P., Ali, D.M.H., 2011. Ultrasound aided in situ transesterification of crude palm oil adsorbed on spent bleaching clay. Energy Conversion and Management 52, 2081-2084.