Date: Thursday, 29 April 2021
Time: 11:45 - 12:45 CEST
Session code IDO.2
Bioeconomy Advances in India
Bio-Hydrogen Pathways - Indian Perspective
Indian Oil Corporation
Dr. SSV Ramakumar is Director (Research & Development) on the Board of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IndianOil), a Fortune 500 company.
Dr. Ramakumar has more than three decades of uninterrupted R&D experience in downstream hydrocarbon sector, notably in the areas of lubricant technology, refinery process research streams, including catalyst development. He is instrumental in developing India's home-grown, OEM-approved marine lubricant technology, which catapulted IndianOil's SERVO lubes into the select league of five MNC oil companies. He spearheaded the complete indigenization of IndianOil's flagship resid up-gradation technology- INDMAX by way of developing in-house catalyst for the process. Under his able guidance, IndianOil has developed bouquet of technologies for producing BS VI quality fuels in the refineries. He spearheaded the fastest ever development and commercial deployment of Indane Nanocut high-therm metal-cutting gas. On-purpose technologies like Octamax for octane enhancement of MS pool, differentiated LPG for domestic applications. He is leading a team of scientist to develop cutting edge solutions in energy storage (batteries), hydrogen & fuel cells and solar energy. Dr. Ramakumar is currently steering the setting up of Centre of Excellences in Alternative Energy, nanotechnology and Synthetic Biotechnology & Corrosion Research at the 2nd R&D campus of Indian Oil.
Biographies and Short introductive summaries are supplied directly by presenters and are published here unedited
Session reference: IDO.2.2