Manoj Kumar Reddy

Postdoctoral Fellows
​Postdoctoral Fellow​​

Research Interests

​My research activities are targeted for specific energy and environmental applications of Plasma Catalysis and Functional Nanomaterials. The main focus areas include the design, characterization of novel plasma reactors and catalyst materials and there activity to words Energy & Environmental applications.

Selected Publications

  • Degradation and mineralization of methylene blue by dielectric barrier discharge non-thermal plasma reactor
    P. M. K. Reddy, B. Rama Raju, J. Karuppiah, E. Linga Reddy, C. Subrahmanyam
    Chemical Engineering Journal 217, 41-47, (2013)
  • Mineralization of Phenol in Water by Catalytic Non‐Thermal Plasma Reactor–An Eco‐Friendly Approach for Wastewater T...
    P. M. K. Reddy, A. Dayamani, S. Mahammadunnisa, C. Subrahmanyam
    Plasma Processes and Polymers 10 (11), 1010-1017, (2013)
  • Catalytic nonthermal plasma reactor for dry reforming of methane
    S. Mahammadunnisa, P. M. K. Reddy, B. Rama Raju, C. Subrahmanyam
    Energy & Fuels 27 (8), 4441-4447, (2013)
  • Catalytic Non‐Thermal Plasma Reactor for Decomposition of Dilute Chlorobenzene
    J. Karuppiah, P. M. K. Reddy, E. L. Reddy, C. Subrahmanyam
    Plasma Processes and Polymers 10 (12), 1074-1080, (2013)
  • Low-cost adsorbents from bio-waste for the removal of dyes from aqueous solution
    P. M. K. Reddy, S. Mahammadunnisa, B. Ramaraju, B. Sreedhar, C. Subrahmanyam
    Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20 (6), 4111-4124, (2013)
  • NiO/Ce 1− x Ni x O 2− δ as an alternative to noble metal catalysts for CO oxidation
    S. Mahammadunnisa, P. M. K. Reddy, N. Lingaiah, C. Subrahmanyam
    Catalysis Science & Technology 3 (3), 730-736, (2013)
  • Surface modification of carbon fabric for isopropanol removal from gas stream
    P. M. K. Reddy, K. Krushnamurty, C. Subramanyam
    Microelectronic Engineering 126, 60-64, (2014)
  • Nonthermal plasma assisted co-processing of CH4 and N2O for methanol production
    S. Mahammadunnisa, P. M. K. Reddy, C. Subrahmanyam
    RSC Advances 4 (8), 4034-4036, (2014)
  • Catalytic Plasma Reactor for Degradation and Mineralization of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products
    P. M. K. Reddy, C. Subramanyam
    Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies 18 (1), 161-166, (2015)             


  • PhD, Chemistry, Energy and Environmental Research laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India, 2014
  • MSc, chemistry, Kakatiya University, India, 2009


  • ​Research excellence award from IIT-Hyderabad for the year of 2013.
  • Hindustan Platinum Award from Catalysis Society of India, for the year of 2013.
  • Best Oral presentation award for presentation at CATSYMP-21, IICT Hyderabad, India.
  • Qualified GATE (2010), Percentile Score: 98.84 & All India Rank: 118.
  • Ratified from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University as Assistant professor.
  • Gold medal for M.Sc. chemistry, CDPC College, Kakatiya University 2009.

Non-KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean Combustion Research Center(CCRC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)​