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Dr. DINESH P SANKAR REDDY

ABOUT
NAME: Dr. DINESH P SANKAR REDDY

M.TECH: Indian Institute of Technology Madras

E- MAIL: pdsreddy@nitandhra.ac.in

POSITION: Associate Professor & HOD

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur



AREAS OF INTEREST: Interfacial Science, Thin Films, Nanotechnology, Fluid Mechanics, Environmental Engineering.

PROFILE

Academic Profile:

Class/Degree

Board / Institute / University

Year of Passing

Percentage / CPI*

B. Tech

(Chemical Engg.)

Sri Venkateswara University,      Tirupati, A.P

2001

76.7

M. Tech

(Chemical Engg.)

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

2003

8.9*

M. Tech Thesis: Multivariable Controllers for Non-Minimum Phase Systems

Guide: Prof. M. Chidambaram, IIT Madras

Ph.D

(Chemical Engg.)

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

2012

10.0*

Ph.D Thesis: Field Induced Instabilities and Pattern Formation In Thin Viscoelastic Layers

Guide: Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, IIT Kanpur

 

Job Experience:

J.N.T.U.A. College of Engineering (Autonomous), Anantapuramu, A.P.

S.No.
Designation
Duration
1
Associate Professor
June, 2016 to till date
2
Head of the Department
Feb, 2013 to Oct, 2016
3
Assistant Professor
June, 2003 to May, 2016

Dissertations/Projects Guided : Ph.D. – 06 (Pursuing), M.Tech – 26, B.Tech – 21.

Projects: (Total Cost: Rs.78,00,000/-)

  1. Principal Investigator, DST-SERB Core Research Grant Project on “Nanoparticle Enhanced Phase Change Material Microcapsules/Fibers for Advanced Energy Storage and Allied Applications”. Amount Sanctioned: 37.83 Lakhs (2018-2021).
  2. Co-Principal Investigator, DST-SERB Core Research Grant Project on “Synthesis of Nanozeolites and Development of Highly Stable Mixed Matrix Membranes (MMM) for Dehydration of Hydrazine Hydrate via Pervaporation”. Amount Sanctioned: 34.62 Lakhs (2018-2021).
  3. Principal Investigator, UGC Innovative Project on “Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles through Green Synthesis (Using Plant Extracts): Synthesis, Characterization and Applications”. Amount Sanctioned: 1.5 Lakhs (2015-17).
  4. Co-Investigator, UGC Innovative Project on “Development and Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles and its Application in Water Treatment Technology”. Amount Sanctioned: 1.5 Lakhs (2015-17).
  5. Co-Investigator, UGC Innovative Project on “Physicochemical Studies of TiO2/Fe2O3/ZnO Heterostructure Assemblies for Electrochemical Water Splitting/Dye Degradation Application”. Amount Sanctioned: 1.2 Lakhs (2016-17).
  6. Principal Investigator, IE(I) PG Project on “Physicochemical Studies of Type - I/II Hetero structure Assemblies for Electrochemical Water Splitting/Dye Degradation Applications”. Amount Sanctioned: 0.7 Lakhs (Ref:R.5/2/PG/2016-17/RDPG2016081) (2017-18).

Publications: (h-index: 09; i10-index: 09)

International Journals:

[1]         L. Partha Praveen, R. Chinthayyanaidu, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Review on the Effect of Fluoride Contamination and Methods for Fluoride Removal With an Emphasis on Adsorption Using Low Cost Adsorbents, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, 5(6), 470-483, 2018.

[2]         Mahadeva Raju G. K., G.M. Madhu, Ameen Khan M., P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Characterizing and Modeling of Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Polymer Composites Reinforced with Fly ash, Materials today: Proceedings.

[3]         Mahadeva Raju G. K., Dakshayini B. S., G.M. Madhu, Ameen Khan M., P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Characterizing and Modeling of Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Polymer Composites Reinforced with Bentonite Clay, Materials today: Proceedings.

[4]         G. Gayathri, B.C. Kumar Raju, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, M. Beulah,Defluoridation Of Ground Water Using Low Cost Adsorbents, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 10(5), 967-972, 2017.

[5]         Lin Xu, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Ashutosh Sharma, Sang Woo Joo, Giant Slip Induced Anomalous Dewetting of an Ultrathin Film on a Viscous Sublayer, Nature-Scientific Reports, 7, 14776, 2017.

[6]         A. Rajasekhar Babu, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Comprehensive Study on Phytochemical Analysis of Medicinal Plants in India, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science and Engineering, 3(1), 221-228, 2017.

[7]         N. Sreenivasulu, P. LalithaKumari, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Growing Importance of Bio nanocomposites, International Journal of Advances Research in Science and Engineering, 5(1), 373-381, 2016.

[8]         P. LalithaKumari, N. Sreenivasulu, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Synthesis of Nanocellulose Fibers from Various Natural Resources and Residues, International Journal of Advances Research in Science and Engineering, 5(1), 364-372, 2016.

[9]         P. Uma Maheswari andP. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Effect of Operating Parameters on Extraction of Oil from Bitter Gourd Seeds: A Kinetic and Thermodynamic Study, International Journal of Science and Research, 5(2), 1243-1246, 2016. (IF: 5.611)

[10]     P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Brief Insight on Chemical Vapor Deposition Processes, International Journal of Science Technology & Engineering, 2(7), 174-177, 2016. (IF: 3.905)

[11]     Ankur Verma, Satya Sekhar, Priyanka Sachan, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, and Ashutosh Sharma, Control of Morphologies and Length Scales in Intensified Dewetting of Electron Beam Modified Polymer Thin Films under a Liquid Solvent Mixture, Macromolecules, 48, 3318−3326, 2015. (No. of Citations: 05. I.F.: 5.8).

[12]     P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay and Ashutosh Sharma, Electric field induced instabilities in thin liquid trilayers confined between patterned electrodes, J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 22847-58, 2012. (No. of Citations: 12. I.F.: 4.814).

[13]     Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Ashutosh Sharma, Electric field and van der Waals force induced instabilities in thin viscoelastic Bilayers, Phys. Fluids 24, 074106, 2012. (No. of Citations: 10. I.F.: 1.722).

[14]     Bahni Ray, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Sang Woo Joo, Ashutosh Sharma, Shizhi Qian, Gautam Biswas, Instabilities in free-surface electroosmotic flows. Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics 26, 311-318, 2012. (No. of Citations: 13. I.F.: 0.881).

[15]     Bahni Ray, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Sang Woo Joo, Ashutosh Sharma, Shizhi Qian, Gautam Biswas, Surface instability of a thin electrolyte film undergoing coupled electroosmotic and electrophoretic flows in a microfluidic channel. Electrophoresis32(22), 3257-67, 2011. (No. of Citations: 14. I.F.: 3.261).

[16]     Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Ashutosh Sharma, Sang Woo Joo, Shizhi Qian, Electro-Magnetic Field Induced Flow and Interfacial Instabilities in Confined Stratified Liquid Layers. Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics 26, 23-28, 2012. (No. of Citations: 13. I.F.: 0.881).

[17]     P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Sang Woo Joo, Ashutosh Sharma, Shizhi Qian, Parametric study on instabilities in a two-layer electromagneto-hydrodynamic channel flow confined between two parallel electrodes. Phys. Rev. E 83, 036313-14, 2011. (No. of Citations: 23. I.F.: 2.313).

[18]     P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Self-organized Ordered Arrays of Core-shell Columns in Viscous Bilayers Formed by Spatially Varying Electric Fields. J. Phys. Chem. C. 114, 21020, 2010. (No. of Citations: 25. I.F.: 4.814).

[19]     Samanvaya Srivastava, P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Cindy Wang, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Electric Field Induced Microstructures in Thin Films on Physico-Chemically Heterogeneous and Patterned Substrates. J. Chem. Phys.  132, 174703, 2010.

         (No. of Citations: 21. I.F.: 3.176).

[20]     Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ashutosh Sharma, Uwe Thiele and P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, Electric Field Induced Instabilities and Interfacial Morphologies of Thin Viscous and Elastic Bilayers, Langmuir 25, 9108, 2009. (IF: 4.187). (No. of Citations: 46. I.F.: 4.0).

[21]     P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy, M. Chidambaram, M. Pandit, Comparision of Multivariable Controllers for Non-Minimum Phase Systems. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation26, 237, 2006. (No. of Citations: 07. I.F.: 1.0).

Book Chapters:

One Chapter on “A Study on Adsorption Kinetics of Azadirachta indica (Neem) and Ficus religiosa (Pipal) for Removal of Fluoride from Drinking Water”, M. Jaipal and P. Dinesh Sankar Reddy in the Book tilted Innovative Technologies for the Treatment of Industrial Wastewater - A Sustainable Approach Published by Apple Academic Press. Hard ISBN: 9781771884976, E-Book ISBN: 9781771884983. 

Visits Abroad:

  1.    Research Training on “Nano Fabrication Techniques” at University of Lousiana, Lafayette, USA from 04/03/2008 to 25/03/2008 (3 weeks).
  2.    “Co-Research on Instabilities of Thin Films” with World Class University (WCU) Nano research Center at 2010 from 18/03/2010 to 18/06/2010              (3 months).
  3.    “Co-Research on Instabilities of Thin Films” with World Class University (WCU) Nano research Center at Yeungnam University, South Korea from 01/06/2011 to 30/06/2011              (1 month).
  4.    Got  selected as a “Member of Group Study Exchange Program” by Rotary International and visited Ohio State, USA from 24/04/2013 to 25/05/2013 (1 month).

Memberships of Professional Bodies:

  1.       Associate Fellow - Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences
  2.       Life Member - Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (LMIIChE) – LM-31517
  3.       Life Member - Indian Society for Technical Education (LMISTE) – LM-94731
  4.       Life Member - Institution of Engineers (LMIE) – M-153251-5
  5.       Life Member – Indian Desalination Association (LMIDA) – LM-322
  6.       Member-Chemical Engineering Division, ALC, IE(I) from Sep, 2015 to Sep, 2017.
  7.       Member-Chemical Engineering Division, ALC, IE(I) from Oct, 2017 to till date.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  1.       Head of the Department, Chemical Engineering, JNTUACEA, from Feb, 2013 to Oct, 2016.
  2.       Officer in-charge of Hostels, JNTUACEA, from April, 2018 to September, 2018.
  3.       Officer in-charge of Academic and Exam Section, JNTUACEA, from July, 2012 to July, 2015.
  4.       Academic Coordinator, JNTUA CEA, from November, 2017 to September, 2018.
  5.       Vice-President, Teachers’ Association,JNTUA CEA, from February, 2017 to September,2018.
  6.       Secretary, Teachers’ Association,JNTUA CEA, from November, 2013 to January, 2017.
  7.       N.S.S. Program Officer, JNTU CE, Anantapur from July 2004 to April, 2008. 
  8.       Assistant Placement Officer at JNTU CE, Anantapur.