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Dr Prasath Annamalai

Research Associate

Global Centre for Environmental Remediation

Career Summary

Biography

Prasath's research is focused on analytical techniques to measure and remediate environmental chemical contaminants. Prasath completed his PhD in 2014 and his thesis was on ecotoxicity and soil persistence of 2,4-Dinitroanisole – an ingredient in insensitive munitions explosive fills. His current research is on method development to analyze various environmental chemicals such as PFCs. 



Qualifications

  • PhD, University of South Australia

Keywords

  • Analytical Techniques
  • Environmental Contamination

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
030199 Analytical Chemistry not elsewhere classified 60
050206 Environmental Monitoring 20
050207 Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation) 20

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Research Associate University of Newcastle
Global Centre for Environmental Remediation
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 Prasath A, Panneerselvan L, Provatas A, Naidu R, Megharaj M, 'Genotoxicity assessment of acute exposure of 2, 4-dinitroanisole, its metabolites and 2, 4, 6-trinitrotoluene to Daphnia carinata', ECOTOXICOLOGY, 25 1873-1879 (2016) [C1]
DOI 10.1007/s10646-016-1709-8
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5
Co-authors Ravi Naidu, Logeshwaran Panneerselvan, Megh Mallavarapu
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 3
Total funding $711,500

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20182 grants / $591,500

Identify the chemistry and transport mechanisms of the ingredients of AFFF in soil and groundwater$408,000

Funding body: CRC CARE Pty Ltd

Funding body CRC CARE Pty Ltd
Project Team Doctor Yanju Liu, Doctor Fangjie Qi, Professor Ravi Naidu, Doctor Dawit Bekele, Doctor Prasath Annamalai, Doctor Cheng Fang, Doctor Raja Dharmarajan, Dr Sreenivasulu Chadalavada
Scheme Research Project
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2018
Funding Finish 2021
GNo G1801032
Type Of Funding CRC - Cooperative Research Centre
Category 4CRC
UON Y

Investigate the toxicity of PFAS and development of guidance in AFFF impacted area in WA$183,500

Funding body: CRC CARE Pty Ltd

Funding body CRC CARE Pty Ltd
Project Team Doctor Yanju Liu, Doctor Fangjie Qi, Doctor Mezbaul Bahar, Professor Megh Mallavarapu, Professor Ravi Naidu, Doctor Prasath Annamalai
Scheme Research Project
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2018
Funding Finish 2020
GNo G1801030
Type Of Funding CRC - Cooperative Research Centre
Category 4CRC
UON Y

20171 grants / $120,000

50:50 Scholarship$120,000

Funding body: Agilent Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Funding body Agilent Technologies Australia Pty Ltd
Project Team Doctor Raja Dharmarajan, Doctor Mahmud Rahman, Doctor Prasath Annamalai, Professor Ravi Naidu, Mrs Shabnam Bahremand Abrasi
Scheme 50:50 Scholarship
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2020
GNo G1701453
Type Of Funding C3111 - Aust For profit
Category 3111
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed0
Current2

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2019 PhD Chemometrics Based Spectroscopy For Emerging Contaminants PhD (Environment Remediation), Faculty of Science, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2017 PhD Pesticide Use and Food Safety PhD (Environment Remediation), Faculty of Science, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
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Dr Prasath Annamalai

Position

Research Associate
Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER)
Global Centre for Environmental Remediation
Faculty of Science

Contact Details

Email prasath.annamalai@newcastle.edu.au

Office

Room ATC
Building Advanced Technology Centre.
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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