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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 60 research articles and delivered about 50 keynote/invited talks and seminars. He is also an associate editor in the Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering.
[2017] Prof. Linga is ranked amongst the top 1% of scientists in the field of "Engineering" worldwide by Essential Science Indicators of Thomson Reuters since May 16, 2014
[2017] Donald W. Davidson Young Researcher Award, International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH9) Denver USA
[2017] Outstanding Young Faculty Award, AIChE Singapore Local Section
[2017] BBC News interivewed 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] Most Cited Paper Award, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control
[2017] Most Cited Paper Award, Chemical Engineering Science
[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] Applied Energy 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] Most Cited Paper Award, Chemical Engineering Science Journal
[2015] Outstanding Reviewer Award, 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 Award, 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 Award, 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)
[1996] Bronze medalist in higher secondary school (total students: 220)

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