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    +966-13-849-8835

  • Email:

    fshaik@pmu.edu.sa

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    G-008

  • Feroz Shaik, Ph.D.

  • Job Title :

    Associate Research Professor

  • College :

    College of Engineering


  • Department :

    Mechanical Engineering


Dr. Feroz Shaik obtained his doctorate in the field of Chemical Engineering from Andhra University, India in 2004 and Post Doc Research Fellow from Leibniz University, Germany in 2015. M. Tech in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University, India in 1998 and B. Tech in Chemical Engineering from S. V. University, India in 1992. Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies from Andhra University in 2003. Dr. Feroz has expertise in process engineering, plant design and troubleshooting, quality control using advance analytical equipment, wastewater treatment, solar energy systems (PV & CSP) for desalination, hot water systems and water treatment, synthesis of nano photo catalysts, simultaneous treatment of wastewater and production of hydrogen, environmental impact assessment, design, delivery and management chemical & process engineering programs and tailored made industrial based training programs related to chemical and process engineering. Dr. Feroz has more than 160 publications to his credit in journals and conferences of international repute and supervised 4 PhD research works with another 2 on-going. Dr. Feroz is associated as the Principal Investigator/CO-Investigator to a number of research projects and also involved as “Technology transfer agent” by Innovation Research Center, Sultanate of Oman. He has a significant contribution as Editorial member and peer reviewer for various reputed international journals and conferences. He was awarded “Best Researcher” by the Caledonian College of Engineering for the year 2014. Dr. Feroz has total experience of 26 years in teaching, research and industry.

  1. Feroz, S., Susmita., Varghese, M.J. 2020. Modelling and Optimization of TiO2/Photo-Fenton process for seawater pretreatment with artificial neural networks (ANN) and Response Surface Methodology (RSM), WEES 2020, NIT Durgapur, India
  2. Feroz, S., Susmita., Varghese, M.J. 2020. Solar Nano-Photocatalytic Pretreatment of Seawater: Process Optimization and Performance Evaluation Using Response Surface Methodology, WEES 2020, NIT Durgapur, India
  3. Feroz, S., Manahel Mohammed Al Araimi., Nageswara Rao, L. Varghese. M. J. 2019. Optimization and Assessment of Residual Chlorine Using Response Surface Method (RSM and Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Modelling. International Journal of Recent Technology and Technology. 8:258-263.  
  4. Feroz, S., Qais Salim Al-Saidi., Nageswara Rao, L. Varghese. M. J. 2018. Automobile Wash Water Treatment Using Date Seed Adsorbent and Bio-Sand Filtration System. International Journal of Environmental Chemistry. 4:1-7.
  5. S. Feroz, Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. 2018. “Advanced oxidation processes (AOP’s) to treat the petroleum wastewater”,  IGI Global Publication, 2018
  6. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2017. Degradation of total organic carbon (TOC) and chemical oxygen demand (COD) in petroleum wastewater by solar photo-fenton process. Global NEST Journal. 19:430-438.  
  7. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2017. Treatment of petroleum wastewater by conventional and new technologies- A review. Global NEST Journal. 19:439-452.  
  8. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. Salem S. Abu Amr. 2017. Performance of photocatalyst and Fenton processes to treat the petroleum wastewater- A review.  Global NEST Journal. 19:396-411.
  9. Feroz, S., Obaid Muslem Al Hajri. Nageswara Rao, L. 2017. Study of corrosion rate in water treatment plant in Oil field, International Journal of Chemical Synthesis and Chemical reactions.3: 26-36.
  10. Feroz, S., Khalid Al Saadi. Nageswara Rao, L, Varghese, M. 2017. Performance studies on solar photocatalysis and photo fenton process in treatment of polymer-based oil produced water, International Journal of Photochemistry. 3:1-6.
  11. Feroz, S., Yousuf M Al Rawahi. Nageswara Rao, L 2017. Studies on scale deposition in oil industries and their control, International Journal for Innovative Research & Technology. 3:152-167.
  12. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. Salem S. Abu Amr. 2017. Performance of different photocatalytic oxidation processes in petroleum wastewater treatment: A comparative study, Global NEST Journal. 19:167-175.
  13. Feroz, S., Hasna Al Jabri. Nageswara Rao, L 2017. Application of solar nano photocatalysis in the pretreatment of reverse osmosis seawater desalination, International Journal of Applied Nanotechnology. 3:11-17.  
  14. Feroz, S., M. A.A.Al Mashari., Varghese, M. Nageswara Rao, L 2017. Characterization and photocatalytic treatment of oil produced water using TiO2, International Journal of Applied Nanotechnology. 3:1-10.    
  15. Feroz, S., Melcher Johannes. Detlef Bahnemann. 2017. Comparing photocatalytic activities of commercially available Iron doped and un doped aeroxide TiO2 P25 powders, Journal of Material Science. 52: 6341-6348.   
  16. Feroz, S. and Fathi Al Jabri. 2017. Investigation of thrust bearing high temperature in gas turbine, International Journal of Renewable Energy and Its Commercialization. 3: 1-13.
  17. Feroz, S., Ahmed Harib Al Bulushi., Murtuza Ali Syed. Nageswara Rao, L.  2017. Studies on lead content of residential paints used in Oman, International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology. 3:88-93.
  18. S. Feroz, Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz, 2017. “New treatment of petroleum wastewater using combination of solar photo-three catalysts ZnO, TiO2 and photo-Fenton process”, in Advances in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, IGI Global Publication.
  19. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2017. Evaluation of photocatalyst of TiO2/Fenton/ZnO to treat the petroleum wastewater. Proceedings of American Institute of Physics Conference, Malaysia.  
  20. Feroz, S., Abdulaziz Al Maqbali., Ram, G. Al Dhamr, H. 2016. Feasibility Study on spent pot lining (SPL) as raw material in cement manufacture process, International Journal of Environmental Chemistry. 2:19-26.
  21. Feroz, S., Ahmed Zaabi. Nageswara Rao, L 2016. Investigation of high corrosion rate in oil production carbon steel pipelines, International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Processing. 2:1-10.
  22. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2016. Comparison and performance of petroleum wastewater treatment using photocatalytic TiO2, photo-fenton, TiO2/Fenton and TiO2/Fenton/ZnO processes. Water Resources and Industry. 1-22.
  23. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2016. Evaluation of the solar photo-fenton process to treat the petroleum wastewater by response surface methodology (RSM), Environmental Earth Sci. J. 75:1-12.
  24. Feroz, S., Sudhir, C.V. 2016. Potential of 16 m2 solar scheffler reflectors for thermal applications-experimental investigation. International Journal of Advances in Science Engineering and Technology. 4:42-46.  
  25. Feroz, S., Sudhir, C.V., Varghese, M.J. 2016. Challenges of seawater desalination in Oman and study of lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), nickel (Ni), chromium (Cr) heavy metals in seawater, International Journal of Advances in Science Engineering and Technology. 4:47-50.
  26. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2016. Evaluating photo-degradation of COD and TOC in petroleum refinery wastewater by using TiO2/ZnO photo-catalyst, Water Science and Technology. 74:1312-1325.   
  27. Feroz, S., Manahel Al Araimi., Sangeetha, B.M., Shamsa Al Saadi. Nageswara Rao, L. 2016. Treatment of seawater using solar energy in a re-circulation pipe reactor. International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology. 2:422-426.  
  28. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2016. Comparative study to the solar photo-fenton, solar photocatalyst of TiO2 and solar photocatalyst of TiO2 combined with fenton process to treat petroleum wastewater by RSM. Journal of Petroleum & Environmental Biotechnology. 7:1-5.
  29. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2016. Comparative study of advanced oxidation processes to treat petroleum wastewater. Hungarian Journal of Industry and Chemistry. 43:97-101.
  30. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L., Prabhakar, G. Venkateswara Rao, M. 2016. Experimental study on removal of zinc metal ions from aqueous solution using Ulva Lobata Sp. an as adsorbent. International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & technology. 2:30-38.
  31. S. Feroz, 2016. “Application of solar nano photocatalysis in reverse osmosis pre-treatment processes”, “Renewable energy technologies for water desalination”, Ed Professor Bundschuh, CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  32. Feroz, S., Sudhir, C.V. 2016. Potential of 16 m2 solar scheffler reflectors for thermal applications-Experimental investigation. Proceedings of Research Word International Conference, Dubai, UAE.
  33. Feroz, S., Sudhir, C.V., Varghese, M.J. 2016. Challenges of seawater desalination in Oman and study of lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Nickel (Ni), Chromium (Cr) heavy metals in seawater, Proceedings of Research Word International Conference, Dubai, UAE
  34. Feroz, S., Sudhir, C.V. 2016. Design concepts of decentralized solar thermal desalination systems using Scheffler Concentrators. Global Symposium on Engineering and Applied Science (GSEAS 2016), 8-10 March 2016, Bangkok, Thailand
  35. Ferozs, S. 2016. Nano photocatalyst and its application in water treatment/H2 production, International conference on advanced material and Technology (ICMAT-16), 26th -28th May 2016, Mysuru, India
  36. Feroz, S., Sudhir, C.V., Varghese, M.J. 2016. Trace-metals in seawater of Oman and its impact on desalination. Global Symposium on Engineering and Applied Science (GSEAS 2016), 8-10 March 2016, Bangkok, Thailand
  37. Feroz, S., Karunya., Sarkar, J.P. 2016. A study on treatment of industrial wastewater using low cost adsorbent method. International Conclave on Innovations in Engineering & Management (ICIEM-16), Muscat Oman  
  38. Feroz, S., Shah Jahan., Rajnarayan Saha. 2016. Seasonal variations of major ions along the coastline of Oman. International Conclave on Innovations in Engineering & Management (ICIEM-16), Muscat Oman
  39. Feroz, S., Shah Jahan., Rajnarayan Saha. 2016. Seasonal variations of minor ions along the coastline of Oman. International Conclave on Innovations in Engineering & Management (ICIEM-16), Muscat Oman
  40. Feroz, S. 2016. Research and Development @ CCE. National Symposium on Scientific Research in Omani Private Universities and Colleges: Challenges and Prospectus, 24th March, Al Buraimi, Oman
  41. Feroz, S. 2016. Application of nanotechnology for efficient utilization of energy. National Symposium on Efficient Utilization of Resources and its Economic Impacts (EUREI’16), 26th-27th April, CAS, Sohar, Oman.
  42. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2015. Evaluating the TiO2 as a solar photocatalyst process by response surface methodology to treat the petroleum wastewater. Karbala International Journal of Modern Science. 1-8.
  43. Feroz, S., Shamsa Al Saadi, Geetha Devi, M., Murtuza Ali Syed. Varghese, M.J. 2015. Treatment of textile industry waste water using solar photo catalysis, Research Journal of Chemical Sciences. 6:1-5.
  44. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2015. New treatment of petroleum wastewater using the combination of solar photo-three catalysts ZnO, TiO2, and photo-fenton process, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 10:6-14.
  45. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L., Jayanthi, J.L., Kamalakar, D. Venkateswara Rao, M. 2015. Experimental studies on removal of reactive red 195 dye from aqueous solution by using activated carbon as an adsorbent, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences. 4:1-9.
  46. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L. Prabhakar, G. 2015. Biosorption of chromium from aqueous solution by using citrus reticula: equilibrium and kinetic studies, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research. 7:117-127.
  47. Feroz, S., Shamsa Al Saadi. Nageswara Rao, L. 2015. Treatment of industrial wastewater by solar nano photocatalysis, International Journal of ChemTech Research, 8:177-182.
  48. Feroz, S., Satyanarayana, S.V., Nageswara Rao, L. Varghese, M.J. 2015. Total organic carbon and its variation in grey water samples, International Journal of Applied Research, 1:573-575.
  49. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L., Jayanthi, J.L. Kamalakar, D. 2015. Removal methylene red from aqueous solution by adsorption technique, Journal of Chemical. Biological and Physical Sciences. 5:601-606.
  50. Feroz, S., Hamed Mattar. Nageswara Rao, L. 2015. Effect of pH and total hardness on stability of crude oil water in oil emulsions, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research.15:278-281.  
  51. Feroz, S., Widaad Al Harthy., Mahad Baawain; Shamsa Al Saadi., Varghese, M.J. Nageswara Rao, L. 2015. Experimental studies for treatment of seawater in a re-circulation batch reactor using TiO2 P25 and polyamide. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 10:259-266.       
  52. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2015. Treatment of petroleum wastewater using combination of solar photo-two catalyst TiO2 and photo-Fenton process. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 3:1117-1124.
  53. Feroz, S., Thuraiya Mahir Al Khusaibi., Joefel Jessica Dumaran., Geetha Devi, M. Nageswara Rao, L. 2015. Treatment of dairy wastewater using orange and banana peels. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research. 7:385-391.
  54. Feroz, S., Hasna Al Jabri., Alaa Al Hudaifi., Fouzal Ameer Marikar. Mahad Baawain. 2015.  Investigation the effect of TiO2 and H2O2 for the treatment of Inorganic carbon present in seawater. International Journal of Engineering and Science. 5:50-55.   
  55. Feroz, S. Hasna Al Jabri. 2015. Studies on the effect of TiO2 nano photocatalysis in the pretreatment of seawater reverse osmosis desalination. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 6:543-546.  
  56. Feroz, S., Karunya., Sheikha Al Harassy. Kishore. 2015. Treatment of Oman pharmaceutical industry wastewater using low cost adsorbents. Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology. 2:339-341.    
  57. Feroz, S., Anna, C., Mahad. Sarkar, J.P. 2015. A study on removal of contaminants from secondary treated municipal wastewater by solar photocatalysis. Environmental Engineering and Management,
  58. Feroz, S., Saeed Hamed, Merlin Thomas. L. N. Rao. 2015. A study on the separation of lipids with dual solvent system using liquid extraction, International Journal of Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Biological Sciences. 5:437-439. 
  59. Feroz, S. Hasna Al Jabri. 2015. The effect of combining TiO2 and ZnO in the pretreatment of seawater reverse osmosis process, International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 6:348-351.  
  60. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2015. New treatment of petroleum wastewater using the combination of solar photo-three catalysts ZnO, TiO2, and photo-fenton process. 1st International Conference on Green and Environmental Technology (ICGET 2015) Conference, 11th-12th September 2015. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  61. Feroz, S., Varghese, M. J., Ali Syed Murtuza., L. N. Rao. 2015. Treatment of organic pollutants present in seawater by solar nano photocatalysis. Nanotechnology for Water Treatment and Solar Energy Applications, Muscat 15-16, December 2015.
  62. Feroz, S., Geetha Devi., Al Kindi Rahma Salim., Chandrasekar. Ali Syed Murtuza. 2014. Treatment of textile mill effluent using low molecular weight crab shell chitosan. Desalination and Water Treatment. 52:1-7.
  63. Feroz, S., Geetha Devi., Dutta, Susmita. Al-Hinai, Ashraf Talib. 2014. Studies on encapsulation of rifampicin and its release from chitosan-dextran sulfate capsules. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering. 5:1-6. 
  64. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L., Kamalakar, D. Venkateswara Rao, M. 2014. Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamics studies of methylene blue dye from aqueous solution by using natural adsorbent. International Journal of Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Biological Sciences. 4:960-967.           
  65. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao. L. Kamalakar, D. 2014. E-waste supervision-Need of the hour, Journal of Chemical. Biological and Physical Sciences. 4:3809-3818.
  66. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2014. Organic pollutants removal from petroleum refinery wastewater with nano titania photocatalyst and solar irradiation in Sohar oil refinery. Journal of Innovative Engineering. 2:5.
  67. Feroz, S., Al Siyabi Fahad., Dumaran Joefel Jessica., Shamsa Al Saadi. Baawain Mahad. 2014. Application of solar nano photocatalysis in treatment of seawater. International Scientific Journal Architecture and Engineering. 2:14-17.
  68. Feroz, S., Dheeaa Al Deen A Aljuboury., Puganeshwary, P. Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz. 2014. A review on the fenton process for wastewater treatment. Journal of Innovative Engineering. 2:4.
  69. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao. L. 2014. Studies on removal of methylene blue color using waste tea powder as adsorbent. International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Research Technology. 3: 882-889.
  70. Feroz, S., Geetha Devi, M., Susmita Dutta. Ashraf Al Hinai. 2014. Surface morphology study of chitosan-dextran sulphate multilayer thin films. Journal of chitin & chitosan science. 2: 245-258.
  71. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao, L. 2014. A case study on reduction of BOD and COD from dairy effluents. International Journal of Green and Herbal Chemistry. 3:536-549.
  72. Feroz, S., Anna, C., Mahad. Sarkar. J.P. 2014. Studies on wastewater treatment using photo catalysis in Oman. Applied Mechanics and Materials. 535:106-109.
  73. Feroz, S.  Nageswara Rao, L. 2014. Innovative methods to control of water pollution-A study on green chemistry. APAS Golden Jubilee Science Congress, 13-15 November 2014, India.
  74. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L.  P. Suresh Babu. 2014.  Experimental study on bio sorption of zinc metal by C. Reticulata waste powder. APAS Golden Jubilee Science Congress, 13-15 November 2014, India.
  75. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L. P. Suresh Babu. 2014. Equilibrium studies for the sorption of lead and zinc from aqueous solution using C. Reticulata as an adsorbent. International Conference on Environmental and Energy, IICT, 15-17 December 2014, Hyderabad, India.
  76. Feroz, S., Thuriya Mahir Al Khusaibi., Joefel. Nageswara Rao, L. 2014. Treatment of dairy wastewater using orange peels. International Conference on Environmental and Energy, IICT, 15-17 December 2014, Hyderabad, India.
  77. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao, L. 2014. Innovative methods of Nanotechnology in wastewater treatment. DST sponsored national conference on Recent Challenges on chemical and biological sciences, organized by VFSTR University, 28-29 July 2014, India.
  78. Feroz, S. Hasna Al Jabri. 2014. Studies on the effect of Nano Photo Catalysis in the pretreatment of seawater reverse osmosis desalination. 2nd International Conference on Renewable energy and Environment (ICREE 2014), 27-28, September 2014, Bali, Indonesia.
  79. Feroz, S., Fahad Al Siyabi., Joefel., Shamsa Al Saadi., Mahad Baawain. 2014. Application of Solar Nano Photocatalysis in Treatment of Seawater, ICAEE, 24-25th September 2014, Nice, France.
  80. Feroz, S., Murtuza. Asma. 2014. Solar photo catalytic degradation of seawater organic matter using lead (II) oxide, ACLSE, 13-15, September 2014 Shanghai, China.
  81. Feroz, S. Hasna Al Jabri. 2014. Studies on effect of combining TiO2 and ZnO in the pretreatment of seawater reverse osmosis process. International Conference on Substantial Environmental Technologies (SCIEI), 22-23, August 2014, Dubai, UAE.
  82. Feroz, S., Anna., Mahad. Sarkar. 2014. Solar Photo catalyst Coating and Its Performance in Wastewater Treatment. Asia Symposium on Engineering and Information (ASEAI), 11-13 April 2014. Bangkok, Thailand.
  83. Feroz, S. 2014. Solar Energy Perspectives in Gulf Country, International Conference on Energy Engineering and Environmental Engineering (ICEEEE 2014), 11-12 January 2014, Hong Kong, China.
  84. Feroz, S., Anna., Mahad. Sarkar. 2014. Studies on wastewater treatment using photo catalysis in Oman, International Conference on Energy Engineering and Environmental Engineering (ICEEEE 2014), 11-12 January 2014, Hong Kong, China.
  85. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao. L. 2013. Removal of zinc from aqueous solution by adsorption using Citrus Reticulata: Equilibrium and Kinetic studies. Caled. j. eng. 9:23-30.
  86. Feroz, S., Ahmed Al Azizi. Ramachandran, K.P. 2013. Experimental studies on the effect of injecting de-oiler chemical in the induced gas flotation (IGF) unit. Caled. j. eng. 9:60-65.              
  87. Feroz, S., Geetha Devi, M., Susmita Dutta. Ashraf Talib Al- Hinai. 2013. Encapsulation and release of moxifloxacin hydrochloride from chitosan dextran sulphate microcapsules. Indian Chemical Engineer. 55:258-270.
  88. Feroz, S., Anna, C. Mahad. Sarkar, J.P. 2013. Photo catalytic degradation of organics in municipal treated wastewater in a re-circulation reactor. Journal of Environmental protection. 4:1449-1452.
  89. Feroz, S., Geetha Devi, M. Suhail Suroor Said Al Hamimy. 2013. A comparative study on adsorption of chromium (VI) using high molecular weight crab shell chitosan and date seed carbon. Journal of chitin & chitosan science. 1:111-115.
  90. Feroz, S., Geetha Devi, M., Susmita Dutta. Ashraf Talib Al- Hinai. 2013. Synthesis and characterization of monodisperse silica particles for pharmaceutical applications. Int. J. Eng. Research & Technol. 2:628-631.
  91. Feroz, S., Geetha Devi, M., Khadija Ali Said Al Omairi. Syed Murtuza Ali. 2013. Treatment of textile effluent using multi-layer thin films. Int. J. Eng. Research & Technol. 2:702-706.      
  92. Feroz, S., Anna, C., Mahad. Sarkar. 2013. Photo catalytic removal of contaminants from secondary treated municipal waste water in a continuous re-circulation reactor. International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, 8:113-128.
  93. Feroz, S., Geetha Devi, M. Joefel. 2013. Dairy wastewater treatment using low molecular weight crab shell chitosan. J. Inst. Eng. India. 93:9-14.
  94. Feroz, S., Ahmed Al Bulushi., Ramachandran, K.P. Varghese, J. 2013. Entrepreneurial Development Activities at CCE along with feedback to TRC report, National workshop on Entrepreneurial Higher Education for Sustainable Development: The role of higher education institutions, MoHE, 25 -26, March 2013, Sultanate of Oman.
  95. Feroz, S, Widaad Al Harthy. Hasna Al Jabri. 2013. Prospectus and Challenges for Solar Desalination in Oman-A Review. International Conference on Harnessing Technology (ICHT 2013), Grand Hyatt, 2-3 December, 2013, Muscat, Oman. 
  96. Feroz, S.  Nageswara Rao, L. 2013. Removal of zinc from aqueous solution by adsorption using Citrus Reticulata: Equilibrium and Kinetic studies. International Conference on Harnessing Technology (ICHT 2013), Grand Hyatt, 2-3 December, 2013, Muscat, Oman.
  97. Feroz S, D G Rao, T Hariharan 2013. “Processing of Dates by dehydration and Microwave Drying”, in “Dates the genus Phoenix – Production, Processing, Food and Medicinal values”, Eds. Manickavasagan, Essa and Sukumar, CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  98. Feroz S, D.G. Rao, R. Senthil Kumar, J.A. Byrne, 2013. “Introduction”, in “Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies”, Eds D.G. Rao, R. Senthil Kumar, J.A. Byrne, and S. Feroz, CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  99. Feroz S, D.G. Rao, N. Meyyappan, 2013. “Treatment of Effluent waters in food processing industries”, “Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies”, Eds D.G. Rao, R. Senthil Kumar, J.A. Byrne, and S. Feroz, CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
  100.  Feroz S, R. Senthil kumar, M. Velan, 2013. “Removal of heavy metals by seaweeds in wastewater treatment”, “Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies”, Eds D.G. Rao, R. Senthil Kumar, J.A. Byrne, and S. Feroz, CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group
  101. S Feroz, Senthil kumar, D. G. Rao, and J. Anthony Bryne, 2013. “Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies”, Ed. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
  102. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L. Prabhakar, G. 2012. Bio sorption of chromium ions from aqueous solution by using citrus reticulata: equilibrium and kinetic studies. Caled. j. eng. 8:20-28.             
  103. Feroz, S., Saravanan, A.M. Senthil kumar. R. 2012. Experimental investigations on two-phase flow for air-water system. Caled. j. eng. 8:45-52.
  104. Feroz, S., Shah Jahan. Rajnarayan Saha. 2012.  Analysis of seasonal variations of hydro-meteorological, general and particulates in seawater along the coastline of sultanate of Oman. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology. 1:1-7.
  105. Feroz S., Geetha Devi M., Susmita Dutta. Ashraf Al Hinai, 2012. Preparation and characterization of natural degradable microcapsules. International Journal of Computational Engineering Research. 2:108-111.
  106. Feroz, S. Anna, C. 2012. Treatment of organic pollutants by heterogeneous photo catalysis.  J. Inst. Eng. India. 93:45-48.
  107. Feroz S., Anna Jesil, Baqir Al Lawati, Ahmed. Nageswara Rao, L., 2012. Kinetic and degradation studies of organic compound in photo catalytic reactors. Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences. 2:140-146.
  108. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao, L. 2012. Bio-filtration: An alternative control of Air Pollution. AP Science Congress 2012, Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences and Acharya Nagarjuna University, 14-16 November 2012, Guntur, A.P, India.
  109. Feroz, S. 2012. Wastewater and Solid Waste Scenario in Sultanate of Oman. International symposium on Environmental Impacts, Health Implications and Therapeutic Approaches 2012 (ISEHT 2012), organized by Vikram Shimapuri University in Hotel Leo, 15-17 July 2012, Nellore-India.    
  110. Feroz, S. Ramakrishna, M. 2012. Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives in Oman Organizations-A review, The first international conference on corporate social responsibility, business and human rights (ICCSRBHR 2012), organized by International association of Indonesian post graduate student in Bidakara Hotel, 13-15 May 2012, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  111. Feroz, S. Shah Jahan., Rajnarayan Saha. Das, S. B. 2012. An Investigation on Seasonal Variations of Sea Water Composition Parameters along the coastline of Oman. International Conference on Knowledge Management and Resource Sharing at Waljat College of Applied Sciences, 27-28 February 2012, Oman.
  112. Feroz, S. Shah Jahan. 2011. Evaluation of crude oil desalting methods. Caled. j. eng. 7:49-53.
  113. Feroz, S., Ravinder Kumar., Ragavesh, D. Resel. 2011. Performance analysis of solar installation at CCE. Caled. j. eng. 7:25-34.
  114. Feroz, S., Raut, N.B. Reham Mahmood Saleh Al-Maimani. 2011. Utilization of solar energy in degrading organic pollutant-A case study. International Journal of COMADEM. 14:33-37.              
  115. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao, L. 2011. Build resources against future uncertainty-A review on alternative resources in Oman. Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences. 1:229-240.                
  116. Feroz, S. Suleiman, T. 2011. Study the effect of photocatalyst in the desalination of seawater by solar energy Caled. j. eng. 7:43-48.
  117. Feroz, S., Suleiman Mohammed Al Abry. Nageswara Rao, L. 2011. Residence time distribution studies in miniature pipes. Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences. 1:363-377.    
  118. Feroz, S. Anna. 2011. Solar photocatalysis to remove organics in a flat plate reactor. ICHT 2011, Crowne Plaza, 13-14 Feb 2011, Oman.
  119. Feroz, S., Ravinder Kumar., Ragavesh, D. Resel. 2011. Performance analysis of solar installation at the Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman, ICHT 2011, Crowne Plaza, 13-14 Feb 2011, Oman.
  120. Feroz, S. Suleiman, T. 2011. Study the effect of photocatalyst in the desalination of seawater by solar energy. ICHT 2011, Crowne Plaza, 13-14 Feb 2011Oman. 
  121. Feroz, S. Mayyappan, N. 2011. Bio electrochemical fuel cells-A Review. ICHT 2011, Crowne Plaza, 13-14 Feb 2011, Oman.
  122. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L. Rao, M. V. 2010. Seawater desalination and its environmental impact in Oman- A review. ANU Journal of Engineering and Technology. 2:29-32.
  123. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L. Prabhakar, G. 2010. Adsorption of lead and zinc from aqueous solution using Ficus Benghalensis L. as adsorbent, International Journal of Engineering Studies. 2: 231–246.   
  124. Feroz, S. 2010. Drive young Omani minds towards research. An article was published by The Times of Oman on 22nd April 2010.
  125. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao, L. 2010. Nanotechnology for Human Health. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON 2010, 27-29 December 2010, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India.
  126. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao, L. 2010. Biofiltration for control of air pollution. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON 2010, 27-29 December 2010, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India.
  127. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L., Venkateswara Rao, M, Prabhakar, G. 2010. Removal of zinc ions from aqueous solutions by Ficus benghalensis. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON 2010, 27-29 December 2010, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India.
  128. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L., Venkateswara Rao, M. Prabhakar, G. 2010. Treatment of industrial dairy wastewater, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON 2010, 27-29 December 2010, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India
  129. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao, L.. 2010. Fluoride removal from drinking water by adsorption-A theoretical review using bone char as a biosorbent. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON 2010, 27-29 December 2010, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India
  130. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L., Venkateswara Rao, M. Prabhakar, G. 2010. Adsorption of lead and zinc ions from aqueous solutions by Ficus benghalensis as adsorbent. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON 2010, 27-29 December 2010, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India
  131. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L., Venkateswara Rao, M. Prabhakar, G. 2010. Removal of lead ions from aqueous solutions by Ficus benghalensis. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON 2010, 27-29 December 2010, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, India.
  132. Feroz, S., Prasad, VSRK. Nageswara Rao, L. 2010.  Comparative studies on removal of cadmium metal ions from effluents using coconut shell coke and commercial activated charcoal. Proceedings of ICEM’10, 2nd International Conference on Environmental Management (Climate change mitigation technologies – Policies and regulations to mitigate climate change, pp. 1006-1013). 25-28 October 2010, India.
  133. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L. Venkateswara Rao, S. 2009. Biological treatment of industrial wastewaters using up-flow anaerobic contact filter. J. Inst. Eng. India. 89:3-7.
  134. Feroz, S. Aniyankunju, CM. 2009. Palm date seeds and its application as activated carbon – A review. Proceedings of International Conference on Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering (CBEE 2009), 9-11 October 2009, Singapore, pp.  344-349.   
  135. Feroz, S. 2009. Sea Water Desalination and its Environmental impact in Oman. International symposium on Environmental Pollution, Ecology and Human Health, S.V. University, 25-27 July 2009. Tirupathi, India.
  136. Feroz, S. Prasad, VSRK. 2008. Average mass transfer coefficients in electrolytic cells. J. Inst. Eng. India. 88:11-17.   
  137. Feroz, S. Shah Jahan. 2008. Removal of copper ions from effluents using coconut shell coke in a fixed bed adsorber. Caled. j. eng., 4:7-14.
  138. Feroz, S., Prasad, VSRK., Bhaskarsarma, C.B. Lakshman Rao. 2008. Mass transfer studies with submerged impinging jets in closed cylindrical cell in the presence of solids. Journal of Engineering Research. 5:30-36.
  139. Feroz, S. Nitin Raut. 2008. Significant increase in waste incineration-Concerns over pollution. Pharma Bio World (Insight into the pharmaceutical and biotech industries).
  140. Feroz, S. Nageswara Rao, L. 2008. Application of tapered fluidized bed bioreactors for waste water treatment, iiche-chemcon 2008, 27-30 December 2008, Chandigarh, India.
  141. Feroz, S. Mustafa, M. 2008. Quality management in education-A case study. The first National Conference for quality, promoted by Oman Quality Network in association with Ministry of Higher Education and Oman Accreditation Council, Oman.
  142. Feroz, S., Nitin Raut. Reham Mahmood Saleh Al-Maimani. 2008. Utilization of solar energy in degrading organic pollutant- A case study. The International Conference on Harness Technology, 12-13 October 2008, Sultanate of Oman.
  143. Feroz, S. Nitin Raut. 2008. Environmental safety and health concerns of the application of Nanomaterials. Proceedings of National conference on Environmental Engineering and Management (NCEEM 2008), 15-16 Febraury 2008. Warananagar, India.
  144. Feroz, S. Prasad, VSRK. 2007. Variation of mass transfer coefficients in the radial direction for submerged impinging multi-jet flow of fluid electrolyte. Turkish J. Eng. Env. Sci. 31: 235-242.
  145. Feroz, S. Reham Mahmood Saleh Al-Maimani., 2007. Performance of photo-catalytic reaction in pipe reactor. Caled. j. eng. 3:27-32.
  146. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L. Venkateswara Rao, S. 2007. Studies in biological treatment of industrial wastewaters using up-flow anaerobic contact filter. Proceedings of the International Conference on Modeling and Simulation (Emerging methods towards frontier technologies in chemical and physical sciences), 27-29 August 2007, Coimbatore, India.
  147. Feroz, S. 2007. Significance of Chemical Engineering Research in Oman Engineering Colleges. Proceedings of Regional Symposium, The role of human resources management in enhancing quality of educational institutions in the gulf countries, 13-15 March 2007, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman.
  148. Feroz, S. 2006. Studies on mass transfer with impinging multi-jets-A Review. J. Inst. Eng. India. 86:47-50.
  149. Feroz, S., Nageswara Rao, L. Kesava Rao. 2006. Compressible fluid flow measurement using square edge orifice – sizing and validation. Caled. j. eng. 2:7-11.
  150. Feroz, S. Prasad, VSRK. 2006. Mass transfer coefficients at the stagnation point with submerged impinging multi-jet flow of fluid electrolyte. Turkish J. Eng. Env. Sci. 30:221-229.  
  151. Feroz, S. Prasad, VSRK. 2006. Comparative studies on removal of zinc using activated charcoal and coconut shell coke. Caled. j. eng. 2:17-21. 
  152. Feroz, S. 2006. Electrochemical treatment of industrial effluents – An overall view. Caled. j. eng. 2:13-16.  
  153. Feroz, S. 2006. Chemical Engineering = chemistry?. An article was published by The Times of Oman (Weekend magazine), August 10-16, 2006. pp. 17-18.
  154. Feroz, S. Chemical Engineering through e-Learning, Distance and Open Education – its significance in Oman. Proc. International Conference on Distance Education, ICODE 2006, 26-29 March 2006, Oman.
  155. Feroz, S. Anisuddin, S. 2006. Engineering Education at work place through in-plant training using simulation software. Proc. 9th UICEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, 11-15 February 2006, Muscat, Oman.
  156. Feroz, S. Prasad, VSRK. 2005. Momentum transfer studies with submerged impinging multi-jet flow of fluid electrolyte in closed cylindrical cells. Caled. j. eng. 1:5-13.
  157. Feroz, S., Prasad, VSRK. King, P. 2005. A study on treatment of metallic effluents using activated charcoal. J. Inst. Eng. India. 86:12-15.
  158. Feroz, S., Prasad, VSRK. King, P. 2005. Treatment of metallic effluents using coconut shell coke. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering. 47:109-114.
  159. Feroz, S., Rao, JM. Prasad, VSRK. 2005. Mass transfer studies in plate extraction tower - individual and mixed solutes. J. Inst. Eng. India. 85:59-63.  
  160. Feroz, S. 2005. The Universal Engineer. An article on Scope of Chemicals Engineering in Oman was published by The Times of Oman on 23rd August 2005.
  161. Feroz, S., Pramod, Z., Ravikumar, PV. Prasad, VSRK. 2004.  Study on axial mixing in open and packed columns with and without pulsation. Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research. 63:672-676.


Solar Nano-Photo catalysis, Solar desalination, Solar photocatalytic hydrogen production and environmental engineering.


Life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers and Institution of Engineers, India. Member of Oman Society of Engineers and Environmental Society of Oman.