Waste Heat Recovery

Next Course Date: 25 - 26 June 2020


Administrative Details

Time: 9am - 5pm

Venue: 180 Kitchener Road, #06-10 City Square Mall Singapore 208539; Singapore Sustainability Academy

Contact: +65 - 6338 8578

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Course Summary

Waste heat recovery (WHR) is very important for both sustainability and profitability of process industries. It is even more important in Singapore because of very high industrial activity and lack of energy resources such as oil, natural gas and coal. WHR has great potential for reducing fresh fuel demand by recovering waste heat and reusing it. It can simultaneously reduce both the heating and cooling loads and hence reduce operating and/or capital costs. It will also reduce CO2 emissions.

Consequently, heat recovery projects can generate credits within the CRM and carbon trade programs, and hence improve financial return on WHR projects. WHR is equally beneficial for both Greenfield (i.e., in new plants) and Brownfield (in existing plants) projects

Course Objective

This workshop will present a comprehensive and concise coverage of fundamentals, advanced topics and practical applications of waste heat recovery (WHR) in industrial processes. In this workshop, simple and effective WHR techniques will be illustrated, with suitable industrial examples, to help participants quickly identify, calculate and develop the heat recovery saving potentials within their processes. Key benefits/drivers of WHR projects will be illustrated; these are very useful to decision makers and engineers for developing successful WHR business cases.

Target Audience

  • Energy Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Plant Engineers
  • Engineers
  • Technicians

Rates (inclusive of GST)



SEAS Member $858.00
SCEM Special Rate $880.00
Non-Member $935.00



Prof. Gade Pandu Rangaiah has been with the National University of Singapore (NUS) since 1982, in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. He received his Bachelor, Masters & Doctoral Degrees in Chemical Engineering from Andhra University, IIT Kanpur and Monash University respectively. He worked in Engineers India Limited for 2 years before his Doctoral study. Prof. Rangaiah was recognized with Annual Teaching Excellence Awards by NUS for 4 consecutive years.

Dr. Chirla Chandra Sekhara Reddy is Technology & Optimization Manager at Singapore Refining Company Private Limited, where he leads a range of activities such as Technology, Optimization, Project Development, Process Engineering, Plant
Troubleshooting and Process Safety. He holds Bachelors and Doctoral Degrees in Chemical Engineering from Andhra University and Master Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur. He also holds MBA Degree from Murdoch University. He has 22 years of rich diverse experiences in Process Engineering, Project Management, Technical services, Operations Optimization and Process Safety in Refinery, Petrochemical, Chemical and Utility plants.



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