Bhanu Prakash Vellanki - Department of Civil Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Bhanu Prakash Vellanki
Bhanu Prakash Vellanki Assistant professor
Areas of Interest
  • Environmental Engineering, Advanced oxidation processes for the treatment of industrial wastes, Emerging contaminants, Fate and management, Disinfection by products, Attenuation by biofiltration
Professional Background
2013-01-011 year VariousLok Satta
2012-01-011 year Post Doctoral Research AssociateTexas A&M University
2012-01-011 year Adjunct Assistant ProfessorPrairie View A&M University
2015-01-01OngoingAssistant ProfessorIITR
Multiple Posts
2018-01-012 years MemberInstitute Green Committee
2016-01-012 years MemberDepartment Administrative Committee
2016-01-012 years MemberDepartment Research Committee
2016-01-012 years SecretaryDepartment Faculty Committee
Educational Details
Ph.D.Environmental EngineeringTexas A&M University2012
M.Eng.Environmental EngineeringTexas A&M University2007
B.Tech.Civil EngineeringAcharya Nagarjuna University 2006
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Identification and degradation of emerging contaminants in India by AOPs and ARPsNBCC2016-01Ongoing
Fate and Management of Emerging ContaminantsDST-NERC (Indo-UK project)2018-01Ongoing
Removal of disinfection by product precursors in water treatment plantsIIT Roorkee2015-01Ongoing
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Environmental ChemistryCE 504Environmental ChemistryAutumn
Introduction to Environmental EngineeringCE 105Introduction to Environmental EngineeringAutumn
Industrial and Hazardous Waste ManagementCE 603Industrial and Hazardous Waste ManagementSpring
Environmental Impact AssessmentCE 412/604Environmental Impact AssessmentSpring
Special Lectures Delivered
Remediation Techniques of Contaminated sitesDepartment of Hydrology, IITR2016-01
Removal of emerging contaminants by advanced oxidation processesNational Institute of Hydrology2018-01
Permeable Reactive Barriers and their applications in IndiaDepartment of Hydrology, IITR2017-01
Refereed Journal Papers

Vellanki BP, Batchelor B, Abdel-Wahab A. (2013). Advanced Reduction Processes: A New Class of Treatment Processes. Environmental Engineering Science 30,264-271.

Vellanki BP, Batchelor B. (2013). Perchlorate reduction by the sulfite/ultraviolet light advanced reduction process. Journal of Hazardous Materials 262C, 348-356.

Xu Liu, Bhanu Prakash Vellanki, Bill Batchelor and Ahmed Abdel-Wahab. (2014). Degradation of 1,2-dichloroethane with Advanced Reduction Processes (ARPs): Effects of Process Variables and Mechanisms. Chemical Engineering Journal 237, 300-307.


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