Annaji Rajiv Kumar Tompala
Chief Manager-R&D, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, India
Annaji Rajiv Kumar Tompala is a Chemical Engineer from Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam, India and has over 16 years of R&D experience in energy & petroleum sector. He is currently heading the Novel Separations Lab at HPCL Green R&D Centre, Bengaluru. During his career, he has worked as Lead Engineer for development and demonstration of H2 PSA, HiGAS technologies at HPCL refinery for hydrogen / fuel gas purification. His areas of interest are rotating packed beds, process intensification, adsorption and biofuels. He has filed about 20 national / international patents with 13 patents granted and has about 20 Technical Paper Presenter presentations. He was a HPCL team member which received Government of India Innovation awards in 2016 and 2018.