Dr Viknesh Andiappan currently serves as an Associate Professor at the Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus. Dr Andiappan is well-published and well-cited for a young researcher (over 70 publications with an h-index of 14) and presented several papers in various conferences. He was also shortlisted as a finalist for the IChemE Young Researcher Malaysia Award (2018 and 2019) and the Heriot-Watt University PRIME Award (2021). Dr Andiappan is an editorial board member for internationally peer-reviewed journals such as Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability (Springer), and Frontiers in Sustainability. He is also a member of the reviewer board for Processes (MDPI). In addition, he serves as a technical committee member for several conferences. In the same year, he was awarded the IBAE Young Researcher of the Year Award for his contributions in research.
His area of specialization centres on optimisation of energy systems and supply chains. His research interests also include design and optimisation of net-zero energy systems, synthesis of integrated biorefineries, industrial symbiosis planning, energy planning for greenhouse gas emission reduction and sustainable agriculture planning
Potential research higher degree candidates are welcome to enquire about postgraduate opportunities in the following areas/ projects:
Please contact Dr. Viknesh at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.