Thermodynamic Assessment of Ion Exchange Technology for Phosphorus (P) Recovery from Waste: Entropy Generation (Sgen) as Sustainability Indicator

Venkata Sai Gargeya Vunnava

Birla Institute of Technology and Science - Pilani

Gargeya just completed a unique dual degree program, M.Sc (Hons.) Biological sciences and B.E(Hons.) Manufacturing engineering at BITS Pilani, India. He will be joining as a PhD student to work with Prof Shweta Singh at Agricultural and Biological engineering dept, Purdue University starting this Fall. 


Developing circular economy will require recovering valuable products from waste streams or converting waste into value added products which necessitates developing new technologies. To ensure sustainability of circular... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Venkata Sai Gargeya Vunnava (Birla Institute of Technology and Science - Pilani)
  2. Shweta Singh (Purdue University)

Topic Areas

• Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints , • Sustainability and resilience metrics , • Management and technology for sustainable and resilient energy, water, food, materials,


MS-5 » Decision support tools for industry (10:00 - Monday, 26th June, Room H)

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