Shankar Rajasekaran

Technical Director, M/s. IMPEC FILTERS Private Limited
  • Subject Matter Expert – Air Cleaning & Contamination Control Engineering – with an overall industrial experience of 31 years.
  • MTech from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, INDIA.
  • Certified Professional from “National Air Filtration Association, USA”.
  • Certified Professional from “Cleanroom Testing Certification Board International, UK”.
  • Trained on “Air filter testing” from Harvard School of Public Health, USA.
  • Professional education on “Aerosol and Particle measurements” from University of Minnesota, USA.
  • Started professional career as Electrical Engineer Trainee with Ashok Leyland Ltd in 1988.
  • Technical Director, M/s. IMPEC FILTERS Private Limited, Chennai, a company manufacturing Particulate and Gas-phase Air cleaning products.
  • Consultant, True Aire concepts Private Limited, Chennai, a company involved in design, audit and testing of critical controlled environments.
  • “ISHRAE Distinguished Lecturer” for topics of “Air Filtration, Contamination control and Controlled Environment Testing”. (ISHRAE: Indian Society of Heating Refrigerating and Airconditioning Engineers)
  • Faculty for the “ISHRAE Certified professional” course on Cleanrooms.
  • Faculty for AICTE – ISHRAE “Faculty Development Program”. (AICTE: All India Council of Technical Education)
  • Faculty for “Hospital Infection control” certification course at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
  • Trainer on “Airborne Infection Control” for National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, ICMR.
  • Member of the ISHRAE COVID Task Force.
  • Member of ISHRAE Technical Group on Healthcare.
  • Panel member of Bureau of Indian Standards, Government of India, for Refrigeration and Air conditioning.
  • Former Chair of ISHRAE Technical Group on Air Filters.
  • Former Chair ISHRAE Standards Committee – Standard for performance testing of Air Filters.
  • Co-author of ISHRAE – IMA COVID19 Guidelines document.
  • Author of the ISHRAE publication “Fundamentals of Air Filters for HVAC Engineers”.
  • Co-author for ISHRAE publication “Handbook of HVAC for Healthcare applications”.
10:30-10:50

Saturday, 18th December 2021 6th IICAQM - Day 3

Invited Talk 16: Design optimization of air filters used in HVAC systems to meet the new challenges brought out by the COVID pandemic in maintaining a safe indoor air quality.