Dr. Priya Samudrala

Dr. Priya Samudrala

Research Fellow
Department of Chemical Engineering


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Applied Chemistry, Research Excellence Awardee, RMIT University
  • Master's Degree, Organic Chemistry, Gold Medalist, A V college Science Arts Commerce
  • Bachelor's Degree, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Avanthi Degree and Pg College


Biomass conversions, Catalysis, Glycerol Valorisation

Research Interests

Dr Priya’s research includes the following areas,

  • Heterogeneous catalysis (Micro, Meso-porous supports and supported metal catalysts).
  • Biomass valorization to fuels and chemicals
  • Hydrogenation/Hydrogenolysis reactions
  • Green Chemistry/Sustainable Processes
  • Material Science
  • 3D Printing in catalysis
  • Synthesis of Fine Chemicals
  • C-H functionalization reactions

Research articles, papers & publications

See Priya’s research contributions through published book chapters, articles, journal papers and in the media.

Teaching Commitments

  • CHE5881 - Advanced reaction engineering
  • CHE6881 - Advanced reaction engineering
Last modified: October 26, 2017