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Bhanu Prakash Vellanki
Bhanu Prakash Vellanki Assistant Professor 01332 28 4832 (O)
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
Sept 2013Nov 2014VariousLok Satta
Aug 2012Sept 2013Post Doctoral Research AssociateTexas A&M University
Aug 2012Jan 2013Adjunct Assistant ProfessorPrairie View A&M University
2015PresentAssistant ProfessorIITR
Educational Details
Ph.D.Environmental EngineeringTexas A&M University2012
M.Eng.Environmental EngineeringTexas A&M University2007
B.Tech.Civil EngineeringAcharya Nagarjuna University 2006
Administrative Background
20182020MemberInstitute Green Committee
20162018MemberDepartment Administrative Committee
20162018MemberDepartment Research Committee
20162018SecretaryDepartment Faculty Committee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Identification and degradation of emerging contaminants in India by AOPs and ARPsNBCC2016
Fate and Management of Emerging ContaminantsDST-NERC (Indo-UK project)2018
Removal of disinfection by product precursors in water treatment plantsIIT Roorkee2015
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, IITR13/11/2016
Removal of emerging contaminants by advanced oxidation processesNational Institute of Hydrology08/03/2018
Permeable Reactive Barriers and their applications in IndiaDepartment of Hydrology, IITR22/11/2017
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.