Aufau International Award 2018 | Young Scientist Award | Chemical Sciences

Dr. Umapathi Reddicherla

Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry

Chungnam National University

South Korea

 
                Dr. Umapathi Reddicherla, born on 02-08-1988, he received his master’s degree in chemistry from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, India in 2012. Later he joined as research assistant under the supervision of Prof. P. Venkateswarulu in the same university. In August 2013 he joined for Ph.D. at University of Delhi, Delhi, India, and finished his Ph.D. in Chemistry in November 2017 under the supervision of Prof. P. Venkatesu. During his Ph.D. he worked as a visiting research scholar under the supervision of Prof. Deresh Ramjugernath from April 2016 to September 2016 at Thermodynamics Research Unit, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. Since December 2017, he has been a post-doctoral research Associate under the supervision of Prof. Ho-Suk Choi in Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea. His research interests are interactions of stimuli-responsive polymers with co-solvents, synthesis of nanohybrid materials using dry plasma reduction, synthesis of ionic liquid-based materials using plasma polymerization and synthesis of polymer electrolytes for lithium battery next-generation energy devices, energy storage and fuel cells.