Dr. Reddy's Thesis, Research and Creative Activity

Professor Reddy has been  M.S. thesis / Ph.D. dissertation faculty advisor to 56 graduate students, collaborated and worked with  37 research associates and visiting scientists. A detailed list of each is given here:
bulletM.S. Thesis

Student Name

Year Thesis Topic

C. C. Acholonu

1983 Distribution of Metals (copper, cobalt, nickel) Between Alloys and Silica Unsaturated Iron Slags

G. P. Singh

1983 Laboratory Studies of Cleaning of Slags from Copper Smelter

P. Sahoo

1984 Thermodynamic Activity of Nickel Oxide and Cobalt Oxide in Nickel Smelting Slags

A. R. Narayan

1988 Fundamental Studies on Electrochemical Production of Al-Li Alloys from Oxy-fluoride Melts

H. Hu

1989 Modeling of Viscosities in Liquid Melts and Experimental Determination of Spent Potlining

B. Chen

1990 Modeling of Sulfide Capacities in Binary and Ternary Silicate Slags

K. N. Hebbar

1991 Viscosity Modeling and Glass Formation Characteristics of Oxy-fluoride Melts

S. Shrivastava

1991 Synthesis and Characterization of Glass-Ceramics from SPL Waste

S. Wang

1992 Thermodynamics Studies on Solubility of Nickel, Chromium and Iron in HF-HNO3-H2O Solutions

J.Y. Yen

1992 Fundamental Studies of High Temperature Slags and Glass-Ceramics Melts

P. T. Velu

1995 Fundamental Studies on Electrochemical Processing of Lightweight Alloys

W. Zhao

1995 Sulfur Reactions in Highly Ordered Liquid Melts

T. P. Gribben

1995 High Temperature Reduction of Metal Oxides in a Simulated Reactor using Oxygen and Hydrocarbon Rich Gases

Z. Cai

1996 Processing of Uranium Contaminated Soils using Zeolites

R. Singareddy

1997 Thermodynamic Properties of Molten Metal Systems (non-thesis)

X. Wen

1997 Oxidation Behavior of Ti-Al Binary Intermetallics

Y. Li

1997 Oxidation Studies of Ti-Al-X (Nb,Ta,Cr) Alloys

S. W. White

1999 Plasma Processing of Waste Magnesium Oxide

S. M. McElroy

2001 Laser and Infrared Processing Aluminides

S. Janakiraman

2001 Studies on the Electrode materials for Capacitance Property in Electrochemical Capacitors

A. Kumar

2002 Bipolar Plate Materials and Single Cell Model for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells

A. M. Yahya

2002 Sulfide Capacities of Binary and Multicomponent Aluminate Slags

V. Kamavaram

2002 Electrorefining of Aluminum Alloys in Ionic Liquids via Near Room Temperature Electrolysis

K. G. Cook

2003 Structure and Properties of Al-Si Alloy Centrifugal Castings

L. V. M. Antony

2004 Thermal Plasma Processing of Al-SiC Ultrafine Composites

V. Valiandan

2004 Non-Noble Metals Catalysts for the Production of Hydrogen use in Fuel Cells (non-thesis)

V. Nikam

2004 Development of Bipolar Plate Materials for PEM Fuel Cells

A. P. Joshi

2004 Laser Surface Modification of Titanium Alloy

S. Tyagi

2005 In-situ Processing of Magnesium Metal Matrix Composites

N. Thakkar

2005 Thermal Plasma Processing of Boran Carbide Nano-powders

Dusti Livingston

2005 High Temperature Oxidation of Ti-Al-X (Nb, Mo, Cr) alloys

Biswa Padhy

2005 Development of Materials for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC)

Pratheesh George

2006 Thermodynamic Properties determination of Al-Nb alloys using EMF

Vinod Namilkonda

2007 In-situ Processing of Lightweight Metal Matrix Composites

Chris Williams

2008 High Temperature Oxidation of Nb-Al alloys

Tao Wang

2011 Thermal properties of Low Melting Molten Salts for Solar Thermal Energy Storage
             Haoxing Yang 2014 Electro-deposition of Zinc and Lead from Oxide Compound Using Choline Chloride and Urea Based Ionic Liquid
             M. R. Bogala 2015 Electrodeposition of Titanium Aluminides from Aluminum Chloride:1-Butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium Chloride Ionic Liquid
             Yuxiang Peng 2016 Chemical and Physical Properties of Novel High Thermal Energy Density Molten Salt Systems for Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Storage
            Andrew R. Kim 2016 Optimization of Cobalt Electrodeposition from Cobalt Chloride using Urea and Choline Chloride Ionic Liquid
            Jacob Young 2017 Phase Stability and Characterization of Thermoelectric Metal Silicides
            Md.Khalid Nahian 2021 Experimental study on Electrical Conductivity of Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids and their Application to Current Density Simulation

bulletPh. D. Dissertations

Student Name

Year Dissertation Topic

S. Wang

1994 Physico-Chemical Properties of Molten Salt Systems

S. G. Kumar

1994 Synthesis and Phase Equilibria Studies on Intermetallic Aluminides based on Titanium and Niobium

D. Kocherginsky

1995 In-situ Formation of SiC in Al-Si Melt

P. T. Velu

1997 Processing of Reactive and Rear Earth Metals and Alloys from Molten Salts

Z. Zhang

1999 Experimental Studies and Modeling of Viscosities of Borate and Borosilicate Melts

S. Niyomwas

2001 Thermal Plasma In Situ Processing of TiN and TiC Reinforced Fe Alloy Ultra-fine Composites from Ilmenite

Q. Zheng

2003 In-Situ Processing of AlN Particle Reinforced Aluminum Alloy Composites

A. Kumar

2004 Bipolar Plate Materials Development and System integration of PEM Fuel Cells

V. Kamavaram

2004 Novel Electrochemical Refining of Aluminum Based Materials in Low Temperature Ionic Liquid Electrolytes

S. M. McElroy

2005 Development of Molten Zinc Resistant Materials

R. Nagireddy

2006 Development of Electrode Materials for Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors

L. Tong

2006 Plasma Processing of Nanocomposites

V. Nikam

2008 Development of Copper Base Materials for Bipolar Plate applications in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells

M. Zhang

2008 Electrochemical Processing of Aluminum using Ionic Liquids
           Y. Lu 2009 Designing ,Manufacturing and Testing and Optimizing of Micro-Fuel Cells(µ-FC)

D. Pradhan

2010 Electrochemical Processing of Reactive Metals using Ionic Liquids
           M. Ramachandran 2012 Thermodynamics and processing of Nanoscale Materials

Rupak Das

2013 Kinetic Studies of Anode Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC)

T. Wang

2014 Theoretical and Experimental Determination of Chemical and Physical Properties of Novel High Thermal Energy Density Molten Salt Systems for Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Storage

Haoxing Yang

2015 Novel Electrowinning of Zinc from Zinc Oxide Compound in Low Temperature Ionic Liquid Electrolyte
         Min Li 2016 “Study on the Electrodeposition of Metals from Amide Based Room Temperature Molten Salts”
Mallikharjuna R. Bogala 2016 Synthesis, Characterization and Phase Stability of High Temperature Thermoelectric Metal Borides and Silicides

M. Imam

2018 Thermodynamics and Phase Stability of Thermoelectric Metal Borides

Yudong Li

2019 Experimental and Numerical Study of the Reduction of Silica in Thermal Plasma Reactor

Yuxiang Peng

2019 Electrochemical Studies of High Temperature Molten Salts for Thermal Energy Storage

Jacob Young

2020 Investigation of Biodegradable Zn-Li-Cu Alloys for Cardiovascular Stent Applications

bullet Research Associates and Visiting Scientists



Dr. M. Blander

Argonne National Laboratories, Argonne, IL

Prof. L. Brewer

University of California, Berkeley, CA

Dr. N. A. Gokcen

US Bureau of Mines, Albany, OR

Dr. A. E. Torma

Idaho National Engineering Laboratories, Moscow, ID

Prof. P. K. Rao

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Dr. R. K. Mishra

Pease & Curren, Inc., RI

Mr. E. Morrice, Jr.

US Bureau of Mines, Reno Research Center, Reno, NV

Dr. A. P. Lingras

Gas Research Institute, Chicago, IL

Dr. C. Coekelbergs

Metallurgie Hoboken-Overpelt (MHO), Research Development and Technology Center, Belgium

Prof. K.C. Chou

University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China

Mr. M. N. Ahmad

ETICAM, Fallon, NV

Mr. J. Holthus

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, Berkeley, CA

Mr. J. Wu

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, Berkeley, CA

Mr. K. Libsch

APTUS, Salt Lake City, UT

Dr. S. G. Kumar

University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Dr. J. U. Ejiofor

Enugu State University of Technology, Enugu, Nigeria

Dr. S. Viswanathan

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN

Dr. R. B. Inturi

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. M. K. Mohan

National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India

Dr. B. Wu

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Prof.  I. C. I. Okafor

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria

Dr. Z. Zhang

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Prof. Sun Kim

Ulson University, Ulson, Korea

Dr. M. F. Arenas

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Prof. C. Bora Derin

Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Mr. Jonathan Aerts

Process research and Development, UMICORE, Belgium

Dr. Jonkion C. Font

Institute for Innovation in Mining & Metallurgy- CODELCO, Chile

Dr. Q. Zheng

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. M. Divakar

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Dr. V. Kamavaram

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. S. C. Parida

BARC, Bombay, India

Dr. R. R. Nagireddy

e-Spin Technology, Chattanooga, TN
             Dr. A. Lahiri The University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
             Prof. Heesan Kim Hongik University, Chungnam, Korea
             Prof. Z. Shi Northeastern University, Shenyang, P. R. China
             Dr. M . Ramachandran The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
             Mr. M . Li Northeastern University, Shenyang, P. R. China
             Dr. Jinglong Liang North China University of Science and Technology Tangshan, Hebei Province, P.R. China
             Mr. Aimin Liu Northeastern University, Shenyang, P. R. China
             Dr. N. S. Chahil The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
             Mr. Zhiming Yan Chongqing University, Chongqing, P. R. China
             Mr. Shuming Qiu Chongqing University, Chongqing, P. R. China
             Dr. Hong-min Kan Shenyang University, Shenyang, P. R. China
             Dr. Pravin S Shinde The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
             Dr. Y. Peng The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
             Dr. Jacob Young University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL