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Praveen LINGA is an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NUS. He is also the co-lead for natural gas research in the centre for energy research & technology (CERT) at the Faculty of Engineering, NUS. He holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia under the supervision of Prof. Peter Englezos. He obtained his bachelors (University of Madras) and masters degree (IIT Kharagpur) in chemical engineering from India. His research interests are in the areas of clathrate (gas) hydrates, storage and transport of fuels, carbon dioxide capture, storage & utilization (CCS & U), seawater desalination and recovery of energy. His research group at NUS particularly focuses on enhancing the kinetics of hydrate formation for several applications of interest by developing novel reactor designs, experimental methods and techniques. Up to date, he has published more than 80 research articles and delivered more than 50 keynote/invited talks and seminars. He is the associate editor for the Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. He is a visiting professor of Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
[2018] Prof. Linga is ranked amongst the top 1% of scientists in the field of "Engineering" worldwide by Essential Science Indicators of Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) since May 16, 2014
[2018] Applied Energy Best Paper Award, Highly Cited Review Paper
[2018] Advisee (Dr. Ponnivalavan Babu) received ChemEngineering Travel Award, MDPI Switzerland
[2018] Advisee (Yanjie Lin) received AIChE Singapore Local Section Outstanding Undergraduate Final Year Research Thesis Award
[2018] Teaching Honors List for AY2016/2017, NUS Faculty of Engineering
[2018-2022] Visiting Professor, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion (GIEC) Chinese Academy of Sciences, PR China
[2018] Channel News Asia highlighted our research in a special program "Powering the Future"
[2018] Most Cited Paper Award, Applied Energy Journal
[2018] Most Cited Paper Award, Energy Journal
[2018] Most Cited Paper Award, Energy Journal
[2018] Most Cited Paper Award, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control
[2017] Applied Energy Best Paper Award, Highly Cited Review Paper
[2017] Donald W. Davidson Award, International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH9) Denver USA
[2017] Advisee (Dr. Ponnivalavan Babu) received Outstanding PhD Thesis Award, International Conference on Gas Hydrates Denver USA
[2017] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Chemical Engineering Journal
[2017] Opinion Article in Straits Times "Eco friendly ways to harness natural gas efficiently"
[2017] Young Investigator Award, Energies Journal (Basel Switzerland)
[2017] The National interviewed Prof. Linga for an expert opinion on hydrates
[2017] The World Weekly interviewed Prof. Linga for an expert opinion on hydrates
[2017] Advisee (Dr. Ponnivalavan Babu) received AIChE Singapore Local Section Outstanding Young Researcher Award
[2017] Advisee (Kulesha Premasinghe) received AIChE Singapore Local Section Outstanding Undergraduate Final Year Research Project Award
[2017] Outstanding Young Faculty Award, AIChE Singapore Local Section
[2017] BBC News interviewed Prof. Linga for an expert opinion on hydrates
[2017] Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA), NUS
[2017] Young Researcher Award (YRA), NUS
[2017] Young Researcher Award, Faculty of Engineering NUS
[2017] Most Cited Paper Award, Energy Journal
[2017] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering
[2017] Most Cited Paper Award, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control
[2017] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Applied Energy Journal
[2017] Most Cited Paper Award, Chemical Engineering Science
[2017] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Fuel Journal
[2017] Class of Influential Researchers, Invited by I&EC Research Journal
[2016] Teaching Honors List for AY2015/2016, NUS Faculty of Engineering
[2016] Our SNG technology project received the "Highly Commendable Award" in IChemE Singapore Awards 2016 for the Research Project of the Year Category
[2016] Advisee (Dr. Hari Prakash Veluswamy) received the "Highly Commendable Award" in IChemE Singapore Awards 2016 for the Young Chemical Engineer in Research Category
[2016] Featured by EMA in its exclusive 3Qs Interview series meant for innovators and industry leaders
[2016] Advisees (Alison Jia Hui WONG and Sharad KUMAR) received AIChE Singapore Local Section 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Dissertation/Research Project Award for their FYP projects
[2016] Advisee (Dr. Hari Prakash Veluswamy) received AIChE Singapore Local Section 2016 Outstanding Postgraduate Dissertation Honorary Mention Award
[2016] Advisee (Alison Jia Hui WONG) received the 30th FoE Innovation and Research Merit Award for her FYP Research Project
[2016] Interviewed by Channel News Asia on SNG Technology
[2016] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Energy Journal
[2016] Applied Energy Best Paper Award, Highly Cited Review Paper
[2016] Our project on LNG cold energy utilization is highlighted in Gastech News, a leading news portal for natural gas
[2016] Institution of Engineers Australia has highlighted our project under the tagline "drinkable water from cold energy"
[2016] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering
[2016] Most Cited Paper Award, Chemical Engineering Science Journal
[2015] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Applied Energy Journal
[2015] Advisee [Stuti Datta] received the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher (OUR) Award for her UROP Research Project
[2015] Service Award 2015, AIChE Singapore Local Section
[2015] Prof. Linga was invited to write an article on natural gas hydrates for Gastech News, a leading news portal for natural gas
[2015] Advisee [ANG Wei Jun] received the AIChE Singapore Local Section 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Dissertation/Research Project Award for his final year project
[2015] Associate Editor, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering (JNGSE), Publisher: Elsevier (UK)
[2015] Advisee [Stuti Datta] received the 29th Innovation and Research High Achievement Award for UROP Research Project
[2015] Advisees [Ang Wei Jun and Nelson Ong] received the 29th Innovation and Research Merit Awards for their FYP Research Projects
[2015] Most Cited Paper Award, Chemical Engineering Science Journal
[2015] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Chemical Engineering Science Journal
[2015] Most Cited Paper Award, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control
[2015] Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the world, 32nd Edition
[2013] Outstanding Reviewer Certificate, Applied Energy Journal
[2013] Two Advisees [Yang Ting and Lim Yu An] received the 27th Innovation and Research Merit Awards for their Research Projects
[2012] Most Cited Paper Award, Chemical Engineering Science Journal
[2008] Award to attend IEA Summer School on Carbon Capture and Storage
[2007] Best Paper and Best Presenter Award (total papers: 200) in the International Conference on Sustainable Petroleum Development
[2000] Gold medalist in Bachelor's Degree (total students: 67)

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