Dr. Srikanth Chakravartula Srivatsa

Dr. Srikanth Chakravartula Srivatsa

Research fellow
Department of Chemical Engineering


  • PhD in Heterogeneous Catalysis

Research Interests

Research projects: Waste management, E-waste recycling, Li-ion batteries recycling

An experimental study on thermo-catalytic pyrolysis of plastic waste using a continuous pyrolyser AR Auxilio, WL Choo, I Kohli, SC Srivatsa, S Bhattacharya Waste Management 67, 2017,143-154.

A study on growth and pyrolysis characteristics of microalgae using Thermogravimetric Analysis-Infrared Spectroscopy and synchrotron Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Fanghua Li, Srikanth Chakravartula Srivatsa, Warren Batchelor, Sankar Bhattacharya 229,2017,1-10

In-situ synchrotron IR study on surface functional group evolution of Australian and Thailand low-rank coals during pyrolysis Tao Xu, Srikanth Chakravartula Srivatsa, Sankar Bhattacharya (Accepted) Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis

Catalytic pyrolysis of microalgae Tetraselmis suecica and characterization study using in situ Synchrotron-based Infrared Microscopy Nur Zainan, Srikanth Chakravartula Srivatsa, Sankar Bhattacharya Fuel 161, 2015, 345-354

Vapor Phase Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzene to Aniline Over Carbon Supported Ruthenium Catalysts CS Srikanth, VP Kumar, B Viswanadham, A Srikanth, KVR Chary, Journal of Nanoscience and nanotechnology 15 (7), 2015, 5403-5409.

In situ ATR and DRIFTS Studies of the Nature of Adsorbed CO2 on Tetraethylenepentamine Films Wilfong, Walter; Chakravartula Srivatsa, Srikanth; Chuang, Steven ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6 (16), (2014), 13617-13626.

Thermogravimetric analysis and kinetic characterization of lipid-extracted Tetraselmis suecica and Chlorella sp. Mohd Asyraf Kassim, Kawnish Kirtania, David De La Cruz1, Nasser Cura1, Srikanth Chakravartula Srivatsa1, Sankar Bhattacharya, Algal Research 6, (2014), 39-45

Vapor phase hydrogenation of nitrobenzene to aniline over carbon-supported ruthenium catalysts Chakravartula S. Srikanth, Vanama Pavankumar, Balaga Viswanadham, Amirineni Srikanth and Komandur V.R. Chary Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 14 (2014) 1–7

Vapor Phase Hydrogenolysis of Glycerol over nano Ru/SBA-15 catalysts: On the effect of preparatory routes and metal precursors. Vanama Pavankumar, Chakravartula S. Srikanth, Anipindi Nageswara Rao, and KV.R. Chary. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 14( 2014) 3137-3146

Infrared Study of Strongly and Weakly Adsorbed CO2 on Fresh and Oxidatively Degraded Amine Sorbents. Chakravartula S. Srikanth and Steven S. C. Chuang. J. Phys. Chem. C. 117 (2006) 9196-9205.

Silica-supported Amine Catalysts for Carbon-Carbon Addition Reactions. Ernesto Silva M., Srikanth Chakravartula S., Steven S.C. Chuang, Topics in Catalysis 55 (2012) 580-586.

Spectroscopic investigation of oxidative degradation of silica-supported amine sorbents for CO2 capture. Chakravartula S. Srikanth, Steven S. C. Chuang* Chemsuschem 5 (2012) 1435-1442.

Hydrodechlorination of 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene over supported ruthenium catalysts on various supports Chakravartula S. Srikanth, V. P. Kumar, B. Viswanadham, and Komandur V.R. Chary. Catalysis Communication 13 (2011) 69-72.

Characterization and Reactivity of Nb2O5 supported Ru catalysts. Komandur V.R. Chary, Chakravartula. S. Srikanth and V. Venkat Rao Catalysis communications 10 (2009) 459.

Selective hydrogenation of nitrobenzene to aniline over Ru/SBA-15 catalysts Komandur V.R. Chary and Chakravartula. S. Srikanth Catalysis Letters 128 (2009) 164.

Characterization and Catalytic Functionalities of Copper Oxide Catalysts supported on Zirconia. K.V.R. Chary, G. V. Sagar, Chakravartula. S. Srikanth and V. Venkat Rao J. Phys. Chem. B. 111 (2007) 543-550.

Dispersion and Reactivity of Copper Catalysts Supported on Al2O3-ZrO2. G. V. Sagar, P. V. Ramana Rao, Chakravartula. S. Srikanth and K. V. R. Chary. J. Phys. Chem. B. 110 (2006) 13881-13888

Dispersion and reactivity of monolayer vanadium oxide catalysts supported on zirconia: The influence of molybdenum addition. K.V.R. Chary, C. P. Kumar, T. Rajiah, Chakravartula. S. Srikanth J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 258 (2006) 313–319.

Last modified: 14/02/2018