Dr.P.Sivashanmugam working as Professor and Head in Chemical department in National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli-620015, India with the 23 years of teaching and research experience. He is doing research in the area of process Engineering, Biotechnology, Bioprocess engineering and Environmental Engineering. He produced 8 Ph.Ds, guided 46M.Tech thesis, published 61 papers in peer reviewed International Journals and 18 papers in peer reviewed national Journals and 63 papers in International and national conference. He has written a book on Basics of Environmental Engineering. He has also got many R and D projects and MODROB projects.