Kurada Venkata Krishnasri

Assistant Professor , Department of Chemical Engineering

Research Interest:

1. Thermodynamic modelling of polymeric phase inversion

2. Membrane filtration

3. Adsorption of heavy metals

4. Transport modelling of polymeric membranes

   

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+91-891-2856057


Email: krishnasri.che@iipe.ac.in


Teaching Interests

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 

Waste-water management

Mass Transfer-1

Heat Transfer Lab

Particle technology Lab

Mass Transfer Lab

Education

Ph.D. 2020

Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

M. Tech. 2015

Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

B. Tech. 2004

Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata



Professional Experience

July 2004-February 2007: Assistant Manager, Technical, Exide Industries Ltd., Hosur

July 2007-December 2011: Manager: QA, HBL Power Systems Ltd., Vizianagaram

June 2021-November 2021: Assistant Professor: GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam

November 2021-Present: Assistant Professor: Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy, Visakhapatnam

Member of Professional Bodies

Life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers

Journal Publications

1. Krishnasri V. Kurada, S. De; Role of thermodynamic and kinetic interaction of poly(vinylidene fluoride) with various solvents for tuning phase inversion membranes. (Polymer Engineering Science, 2017) Impact Factor: 2.428.
2. Krishnasri V. Kurada, S. De; Modeling of solution thermodynamics: A method for tuning the properties of blend polymeric membranes. (Journal of Membrane Science, 2017) Impact Factor: 8.742.
3. Krishnasri V. Kurada, S. De; Polyaniline doped ultrafiltration membranes: mechanism of membrane formation and pH response characteristics. (Polymer, 2018) Impact Factor: 4.43.
4. Krishnasri V. Kurada, Tanmay, S. De; Modeling of cross flow hollow fiber ultrafiltration for treatment of effluent from Railway Workshop. (Journal of membrane Science, 2018) Impact Factor: 8.742.
5. Krishnasri V. Kurada, M. Mukherjee, A. Jana, S. De; Unified approach for preparing bentonite doped membranes: solubility parameter and trade-off between thermodynamics and kinetics. (Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2019) Impact Factor: 2.188.
6. Krishnasri V. Kurada, M. Mukherjee, S. De; Permeability hysteresis of polypyrrole doped ultrafiltration membranes: study of phase separation thermodynamics and pH responsive membrane properties. (Separation and Purification Technology, 2019) Impact Factor: 7.312.
7. Raka Mondal, Sourav Mondal, Krishnasri V. Kurada, Saikat Bhattacharjee, Sourav Sengupta, Mrinmoy Mondal, Sankha Karmakar, Sirshendu De, Ian M Griffiths; Modelling the transport and adsorption dynamics of arsenic in a soil bed filter. (Chemical Engineering Science, 2019) Impact Factor: 4.311.
8. Krishnasri V. Kurada, Amit Agarwal, S. De; Modeling of phase inversion thermodynamics and concurrent solvent evaporation during phase inversion for membrane casting using mixed solvents. (Polymer International, 2020) Impact Factor: 2.99.

Conference Publications

1. Krishnasri V. Kurada, S. De; Modeling of solution thermodynamics: A method for tuning the properties of blend polymeric membranes in American Institute of Chemical Engineers, November 2018.

Book Chapters

1. Krishnasri V. Kurada, S. De, Modelling aspects of membrane based industrial waste water treatment, Elsevier Science and Technology, 2021.
2. Krishnasri V. Kurada, S. Mondal, S. De, Modelling challenges in membrane separation of bioactives (Fouling, optimization, modelling and permeate flux hysteresis), John Wiley and Sons, 2021
3. Krishnasri V. Kurada, S. De, Transport model based prediction of polymeric membrane filtration for water treatment, Elsevier Science and Technology, 2022

Awards & Honors

1. University Challenge winners of the DST – Lockheed Martin – Tata Trusts India Innovation Growth Program (IIGP) 2.0 for 2018.
2. Winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Innovation Award for Team Work, University of Oxford, UK, 2018.
3. Institute silver medal for being the class topper in M. Tech., 2015.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Warden Girls' Hostel from July 2021 - Present

Phd Students:


Invited Lecture

1. Invited lecture on "Modeling aspects of preparation of polymeric membranes" at CIPET:IPT, Bhubaneswar, March, 2022