University of Nottingham Malaysia
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Anurita Selvarajoo

Assistant Professor,

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Biography

Anurita is currently a University Teacher at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

Expertise Summary

Anurita's current research encompasses on biomass and biomass-derived biochar. Key area of the research is to characterize biomass and biochar as solid biofuel for pyrolysis and gasification.

Teaching Summary

Anurita is currently the module convenor of Fluid Mechanics and Introductory Geology. She also contributes to the co-supervision of BEng design projects as well as MEng research and development… read more

Research Summary

Biomass, biochar, water and wastewater treatment

Recent Publications

Anurita is currently the module convenor of Fluid Mechanics and Introductory Geology. She also contributes to the co-supervision of BEng design projects as well as MEng research and development projects.

Future Research

Biomass, biochar, water and wastewater treatment, climate change

  • MOHAMMAD ASAD TARIQ, VASANTHI SETHU, SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY and ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2020. Rambutan and Fenugreek seeds for the treatment of Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) and its Feedforward Neural Network (FANN) modelling Research Communication in Engineering Science & Technology. 4, 1-14
  • ISABELLE TAY SUI KIM, VASANTHI SETHU, SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY and ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2020. Fenugreek seeds and okra for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME) - Characterization studies and modeling with backpropagation feedforward neural network (BFNN) Journal of Water Process Engineering. 37, 101500
  • NURUL ASYIKIN MOHD NAJIB, VASANTHI SETHU, SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY and ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2020. Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Modelling of Palm oil mill effluent (POME) treatment with Natural Bio-coagulants Environmental Processes. 7(2), 509-535
  • PENG MEI CHUEN, VASANTHI SETHU and ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2020. Performance Study of Chia Seeds, Chia Flour and Mimosa pudica Hydrogel as Polysaccharide-Based Superabsorbent Polymers for Sanitary Napkins Materials Today Communications. (In Press.)
  • FARAH AMIRA MOHAMMAD LANAN, ANURITA SELVARAJOO, VASANTHI SETHU and SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY, 2020. Utilisation of Natural Plant-based Fenugreek (Trigonella foenumgraecum) Coagulant and Okra (Abelmoschus escluentus) Flocculant for Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) Treatment Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. (In Press.)
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO and DOOSHANTSINGH OOCHIT, 2020. Effect of pyrolysis temperature on product yields of palm fibre and its biochar characterictics Materials Science for Energy Technologies.. 3, ,575-583
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2020. Biomass Char Gasification with Carbon Dioxide As An Alternative Energy In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 15th International Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality (ASAAQ 2019), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.. 489.
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, DINIE MUHAMMAD and SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY, 2020. An Experimental and Modelling Approach to Produce Biochar From Banana Peels Through Pyrolysis As Potential Renewable Energy Resources Modeling Earth System and Environment. 6, 115-128
  • WONG YONG JIE, SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY, CHANG HAN CHUNG, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and VASANTHI SETHU, 2020. Comparative study of Artificial Neural Network (ANN) and Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) for modelling of Cu (II) adsorption from aqueous solution using biochar derived from rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) peel Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 192(7), 1-20
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, IANATUL KHOIROH, VASANTHI SETHU and BILLIE HIEW YAN ZHANG, 2020. Implementing Gamification Approach using Kahoot! For Engineering Education
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2020. The Visual Laboratory: Development and Implementation for Chemical Engineering Undergraduates
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, IANATUL KHOIROH, VASANTHI SETHU and BILLIE HIEW YAN ZHANG, 2020. Game-Based Learning: Kahoot! In Chemical Engineering Education. EdSiG Newsletter, IChemE.. (In Press.)
  • M. SANMUGAM, A. SELVARAJOO, B.RAMAYAH and K. LEE, 2019. Use Of Nearpod As Interactive Learning Method In: 13th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. 8908-8915
  • VASANTHI SETHU, ANURITA SELVARAJOO, LEE CHEE WEI, PAVITREN GANESAN, GOH SEE LIM and MOK XIN YUAN, 2019. Opuntia cactus as a novel bio-coagulant for the treatment of Palm Oil Mill Effluent(POME) Progress in Energy and Environment. 9, 11-26
  • SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY and ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2019. Artificial Neural Networks Modelling: Gasification behaviour of palm fibre biochar In: 5th Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research (POCER) 2019, Malaysia.
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2019. Biochar From Biomass for Potential Applications In: Asean Emerging Researchers Conference, Sunway University, Malaysia.
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO and DOOSHANTSINGH OOCHIT, 2019. Temperature effect on the products yield of palm fibre from slow pyrolysis. In: 5th Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research (POCER 2019), Putrajaya, Malaysia..
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO and IANATUL KHOIROH, 2019. Evaluation of CO2 reacitivity for biochar derived from durian rinds In: 5th Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research (POCER 2019), Putrajaya, Malaysia..
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2019. Thermal conversion of food waste to value-added products In: International Conference on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ICCBE), Hanoi, Vietnam..
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO and SVENJA HANSON, 2019. Suitability of biochar produced from banana peels as a source of bioenergy In: 8th International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering (ICOSSE 2019), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia..
  • NURUL ASYIKIN, FARAH AMIRA, ISABELLE TAY, KHOO MIINYI, VASANTHI SETHU, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY, 2019. Final year research project: Educational visit to palm oil mill
  • LEE KEAN WAH, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and BAVANI RAMAYAH, 2019. Nearpod to the rescue: Engendering active learning in large class In: Globalization and Localization in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (GLoCALL 2019) Conference in Danang, Vietnam..
  • BRIAN LEE CHOONG LEK, ANGELA PAUL PETER,, KEVIN HWANGQI CHONG, PAVITHRAN RAGU, VASANTHISETHU, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY, 2018. Treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME) using chickpea (Cicer arietinum) as a natural coagulant and flocculant: Evaluation, process optimization and characterization of chickpea powder Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 6, 6243-6255
  • CHEE YAP CHUNG, ANURITA SELVARAJOO, VASANTHI SETHU, APURAV KRISHNA KOYANDE, ARVIN ARPUTHAN and ZHI CHIEN LIM, 2018. Optimisation and Evaluation of Coagulation–Flocculation Process for Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) Treatment using Peanut–Okra and Wheat Germ–Okra Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 20(9), 1951-1970
  • DOOSHYANTSINGH OOCHIT, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY, 2017. Pyrolysis of Biomass. In: LAKHVEER SINGH and VIPIN CHANDRA KALIA, eds., Waste Biomass Management – A Holistic Approach: Pyrolysis of Biomass Springer. 215-229
  • MANIMALA SELVANATHAN, KHOO TIONG YANN, CHANG HAN CHUNG, ANURITA SELVARAJOO, SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY and VASANTHI SETHU, 2017. Adsorption of Copper(II) Ion from Aqueous Solution Using Biochar Derived from Rambutan (Nepheliumlappaceum) Peel: Feedforward neural network modelling study Water, Air & Soil Pollution. (In Press.)
  • CHUNG CHEE YAP, APURAV KRISHNA KOYANDE, ARVIN ARPUTHAN, LIM ZHI CHIEN, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and VASANTHI SETHU, 2017. Optimisation and Evaluation of Coagulation–Flocculation Process for Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) Treatment using Peanut–Okra and Wheat Germ–Okra In: 4th Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research 2017 (POCER).
  • LEE CHI WEI, DOOSHYANTSINGH OOCHIT, KHALID HUSSEIN OMAR ALMASHJARY, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and LAU PHEI LI, 2017. Preparation and Characterisation of Bio-char from Mixed Biomass In: 4th Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research 2017 (POCER). 102-103
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO and SVENJA HANSON, 2015. Pyrolysis of Pineapple Peel: Effect of Temperature, Heating Rate and Residence Time on the Bio-char Yield International Journal Of Environmental Engineering. 2(1), 192-196
  • SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY and ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2015. Feedforward Neural Network Modeling of Biomass Pyrolysis Process for Biochar Production In: 3rd Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research 2015, August 24-26, Kuching, Sarawak.
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO and SVENJA HANSON, 2015. Investigation of Biochar from Banana Peel In: International Conference on Biological and Environmental Science (BIOES-15) Oct. 1-3, 2015 Phuket (Thailand).
  • C.W. LEE, S.L. GOH, S. ANURITA and V.S. SETHU, 2015. Evaluation of novel plant-based coagulant-flocculants for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME) In: 28th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE 2015), Oct. 21-22, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  • SENTHIL KUMAR ARUMUGASAMY and ANURITA SELVARAJOO, 2015. Feedforward Neural Network Modelling of Biomass Pyrolysis Process for Biochar Production Chemical Engineering Transactions. 45, 1681-1686
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO and SVENJA HANSON, 2014. Pyrolysis of Pineapple Peels: Effect of Temperature, Heating Rate and Residence Time on Biochar Yield In: Second International Conference On Advances in Applied Science and Environmental Engineering - ASEE 2014. 24-28
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, TEE CHOUN ZHI and SVENJA HANSON, 2010. The Characterisation of Bio-char Derived From The Pyrolysis of Durian Rinds In: The 17th Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering, Bangkok, Thailand. (22-23 Nov 2010).
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, TEE CHOUN ZHI and SVENJA HANSON, 2009. Gasification of Malaysian Biomass: Selection Criteria In: 23rd Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMCHE) 2009 in conjunction with 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering (ICCBPE), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 12-14 August 2009.
  • TEE CHOUN ZHI, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and SVENJA HANSON, 2009. Design Criteria for an Experimental Fluidized Bed Pyrolyser for EFBs In: 23rd Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMCHE) 2009 in conjunction with 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering (ICCBPE), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 12-14 August 2009.
  • ANURITA SELVARAJOO, TEE CHOUN ZHI and SVENJA HANSON, 2009. Sustainable Energy Production from Crop Residues in Malaysia In: Research for a Better Tomorrow: Impacts in the 21st Century”, The University of Nottingham, Selangor, August 2009.
  • ABDULLAH, M.M.,, FAULKNER, D., HANSON, S., HARIRAJ, S., SELVARAJOO, A., and TEE, C.Z.,, 2008. Feasibility Study into the Production of a value-added Fuel from Empty Oil Palm Fruit Bunches by Pyrolysis In: SOMCHE/RSCE 2008, Kuala Lumpur, 2-3 Dec 2008.
  • SVENJA HANSON, KISHNU VARMA, ANURITA SELVARAJOO and TEE CHOUN ZHI, Compatibilty of Phyto-mining and Gasification: A preliminary Study of Jatropha curcas Seedcake and Zn In: 9th European Gasification Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany, 23-25 March 2009.

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