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Books and Research Reports 

  1. C. Visvanathan. Health care waste in Asia: Intuitions and insights, 3R Knowledge Hub, Asian Institute of Technology (2008) ISBN: 978-974-8257-62-4

  2. C. Visvanathan. 3R in Asia: A Gap Analysis in Selected Asian Countries, 3R Knowledge Hub, Asian Institute of Technology (2008) ISBN: 978-974-8257-41-9

  3. C. Visvanathan. Eco-Industrial Clusters in Urban-Rural Fringe Areas: A Strategic Approach for Integrated Environmental and Economic Planning, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies – Kansai Research Centre, Japan, (2007)

  4. S. Kumar, G. Anandarajah and C. Visvanathan (2008), “A techno-economic analysis for the small and medium industry sector”

  5. S. Kumar, C. Visvanathan, S. Peng, R. Rudramoorthy, A.B. Herrera, G. Senanayake and L. Dinh Son (2005).  Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Small and Medium Scale Industries of Asia. AIT Publication, ISBN: 974-8208-59-1 (66 pages).

  6. S. Kumar, C. Visvanathan, S. Peng, R. Rudramoorthy, A.B. Herrera, G. Senanayake and L. Dinh Son (2005). Barriers to Promoting Energy Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Technologies to SMIs in Asia. AIT Publication, ISBN: 974-8208-60-5 (77 pages).

  7. Z. Gongming, C. Visvanathan and J. Tränkler.  Landfill Leachate Treatment (Chinese Edition),   Tongji Univeristy Press Publication, China, ISBN: 7-5608-2774-8.

  8. Z. Gongming, C. Visvanathan and J. Tränkler.  Landfill Leachate Treatment (English Edition),   Tongji Univeristy Press Publication, China, ISBN: 7-5608-2774-8.

  9. C. Visvanathan, J. Tränkler, K. Joseph, C. Chiemchaisri, B.F.A. Basnayake and Z. Gongming (2004).  Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asia. AIT Publication, ISBN: 974-417-258-1 (108 pages).

  10. K. Joseph, R. Nagendran, K. Palanivelu, K. Thanasekaran and C. Visvanathan (2004). Dumpsite Rehabilittion and Landfill Mining.  CES, Anna University, Chennai, India and AIT Publication (51 pages).

  11. S. Kumar and C. Visvanathan (2003), “Brick and Ceramic Sectors” Small and Medium scale Industries in Asia: Energy and Environment. ISBN 974-8209-03-2

  12. C. Visvanathan and S. Kumar (2003). Small and Medium Scale Industries in Asia: Energy and Environment – Tea Sector.  RERIC, Thailand, ISBN: 974-8208-49-4 (59 pages).

  13. M. Eisa and C. Visvanathan (2002). Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asia and Africa: A Comparative Analysis. UNIDO – Cleaner Production and Environmental Management Branch, Vienna, Austria (69 pages).

  14. C. Visvanathan and S. Kumar (2002). Policy Interventions to Promote Energy Efficient and Environmentally Sound Technologies in Small and Medium Scale Industries. RERIC, Thailand, ISBN: 974-8209-01-6 (59 pages).

  15. C. Visvanathan and S. Kumar (2002). Small and Medium Scale Industries in Asia: Energy and Environment – Desiccated Coconut Sector.  RERIC, Thailand, ISBN: 974-8208-47-8 (69 pages).

  16. S. Vigneswaran, C. Visvanathan and V. Jegatheesan (1998). Industrial Waste Minimization, EnSearch Publishers, Malaysia, ISBN 983-9659-06-5 (155 pages).

  17. B.  Mohanty and C. Visvanathan (1997). Energy Efficient and Environmentally Sound Industrial Technologies:  a Cross Country Comparison. SERD, AIT, ISBN: 974-8256-68-5 (102 pages).

  18. P.M. Modak, C. Visvanathan and M. Parasnis (1995). Cleaner Production Audit. ENSIC Review, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, No. 38.

  19. S. Vigneswaran and C. Visvanathan (1995). Water Treatment Processes: Simple Options. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. ISBN: 0-8493-8283-1 (224 pages).

  20. S. Muttamara, C. Visvanathan and K. U. Alwis (1993). Solid Waste Recycling and Reuse in Bangkok. Environmental Systems Reviews, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, No. 33, (48 pages).

  21. Selected Bibliography on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management, UNEP NETTLAP, 1993.

  22. Contributor, The Textile Industry and the Environment, UNEP - IEO Technical Report No.16, 1994.

  23. S. Vigneswaran, D.M. Tam, C. Visvanathan, N.C. Thanh and C.R. Schultz (1983).  Water Filtration Technologies for Developing Countries. Environmental Sanitation Reviews, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, No. 12 (110 pages).

  24. Doctoral Thesis: The Role of Presence of Colloids and the Influence of Application of an Electric Field on the Membrane Fouling Mechanisms of Crossflow Microfiltration, September 1988.

  25. Masters Thesis:  Mathematical Modeling of Mobile Bed Filtration, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, April 1984.

 

Chapters in Books 

  1. A. Prem Ananth and C. Visvanathan, (2008). Towards environmentally, financially and socially sound waste management practices in Asia. In: WASTEnomics: turning waste liabilities into assets, edited by  Kenny Tang and Jacob Yeoh, Middlesex University Press, London (2008) ISBN: 978 1 904750 28 4

  2. V. Jegatheesan, L. Shu and C. Visvanathan (2007) Application of membrane bioreactors for water reuse. In: (Abstract book on the International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology [NHBT – 2007]), 26-29 November 2007, Trivandrum, India. pp. 22-23.  Invited Lecture.

  3. K. Joseph and C. Visvanathan (2007). Dumpsite Rehabilitation. In: Landfill Research Focus, edited by E.C. Lehmann. Nova Publishers, ISBN: 1-60021-775-3.

  4. K. Joseph, S. Esakku, R. Nagendran and C. Visvanathan (2007). A decision Making Tool for Dumpsite rehabilitations in Developing Countries (DC’s).  In: Management of Solid Waste in Developing Countries, edited by L.F. Diaz, G.M. Savage and L.L. Eggerth. ISBN: 978-88-6265-000-7, pp. 390-399.

  5. J. Tränkler, Q. Xiaoning and C. Visvanathan (2007). Pre-treatment prior to final disposal: A case study for Thailand. In: Management of Solid Waste in Developing Countries, edited by L.F. Diaz, G.M. Savage and L.L. Eggerth. ISBN: 978-88-6265-000-7, pp. 343-354.

  6. C. Visvanathan (2007). Industrial Waste Auditing. In: Chapter 5, Environmentally Conscious Material and Chemicals Processing, edited by Myer Kutz. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ISBN: 978-0-471-73904-3, pp. 125-154.

  7. C. Visvanathan, J. Tränkler, P. Kuruparan and Q. Xiaoning.  Effects of Monsooning Conditions on the Generation and Composition of Landfill Leachate- Lysimeter Experiments with various Input and Design Features. In:  Management and Landfilling of Solid Waste in Developing Countries, edited by L.F. Diaz, G.M. Savage, and L.L. Eggerth.  The document is a compendium of presentations submitted to the Sardinia Symposia in 2001, 2003and 2005.

  8. M.T. Montalbo, S.M.S.M.K. Samarakorn, C. Visvanathan, K. Fukushi and K. Yamamoto (2006). Development of an Integrated Decentralized Sanitation System using Aerobic Membrane Bioreactor. (Accepted for publication in IWA special issue on Southeast Asian Water Environment).

  9. C. Chiemchaisri, B. Charnnok, T. Norbu and C. Visvanathan (2006). Characterization of Mined Solid Wastes from Dumpsite and Determination of its Reuse Potential as Refuse Derived Fuel. Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology. In: Special Issue in Solid Waste Management Technology in Asia. Kasetsart University, Thailand. Vol. 3(3), ISSN: 1686-1590, pp. 191-202.

  10. J. Tränkler, C. Visvanathan and W. Schöll (2006).  Mechanical-Biological Pre-treatment of Solid Waste Prior to Landfill: Some Experiences from Europe and Thailand. Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology. In: Special Issue in Solid Waste Management Technology in Asia, Kasetsart University, Thailand, Vol. 3(3), ISSN: 1686-1590, pp. 173-190.

  11. W. Luanratana and C. Visvanathan (2006). Sustainable Waste Management: A Case Study of the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority. In:  Sustainable Development Policy and Administration by Mudacumura, Mebratu and Shamsul Haques, Taylor and Francis Publishers, USA, pp. 353- 372.

  12. V. Jegatheesan, C. Visvanathan and R. Ben Aim (2004). Advances in Biological Wastewater Treatment. In: Concise Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology, The Haworth Press, USA, ISBN: 1-56022-980-2, pp. 3-11.

  13. C. Visvanathan and R. Ben Aim (2004).  Membrane Bioreactor Applications in Wastewater Treatment. In: Concise Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology, The Haworth Press, USA, ISBN: 1-56022-980-2, pp. 82--91.

  14. N.P. Dan, C. Visvanathan and N.C. Thanh (2003). Environmental Management Strategies for Seafood Processing Industries in Vietnam. In: Greening Industrialization in Asian Transitional Economics: China and Vietnam,Lexington Books, pp. 225-243.

  15. S. Vigneswaran, C. Visvanathan, H.H. Ngo and M. Sundaravadivel (2002). Quantity and quality of Drinking Water Supplies. In: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, UNESCO Publication.

  16. C. Visvanathan, S. Vigneswaran and S. Jegatheesan (2001). Industrial Waste Minimization. In: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, UNESCO Publication.

  17. C. Visvanathan and T. Asano (2001). The Potential for Industrial Wastewater Reuse.  In:  Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, UNESCO Publication.

  18. T. Asano and C. Visvanathan (2001). Industries and Water Recycling and Reuse. In: Stockholm International Water Institute, Report No. 14, pp. 13-24.

  19. V. Jegatheesan, C. Visvanathan and S. Vigneswaran (1999). Improvement in Industrial Environment through Waste Auditing. In:  Global Competitiveness through Cleaner Production, edited by J.A. Scott and R.J. Pagan. Australian Cleaner Production Association Inc., ISBN: 0-646-38546-1, pp. 387- 394.

  20. C. Visvanathan, M. Patankar and N. Svenningsen (1999). Promotion of Cleaner Production in the Pulp and Paper Industry: A Technology Fact Sheet Approach. In: Global Competitiveness through Cleaner Production, edited by J.A. Scott and R.J. Pagan. Australian Cleaner Production Association Inc., ISBN: 0-646-38546-1, pp. 557-563.