Dr. Siva Satya Srinivasa Murthy Chavali

Dean - Research

Department of Science

Dr. Siva Satya Srinivasa Murthy Chavali holds a Ph. D. in Analytical Chemistry from Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria. Dr. Chavali also holds a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

He has over two and a half decades of teaching research experience is a recipient of several research felicitations, awards and commendations both nationally and internationally.

Dr Murthy Chavali has published over 300 articles in journals of high repute with high impact factors related, has made a team contribution towards 12 patents and is responsible for over 150 technical reports and 87 books/book chapters His research interests are optical waveguide technology, IR sensors, LIF, chip based chemical and biochemical sensors (µ η), development and application of spectroscopic techniques for the study of nanomaterials.

  • Meenakshi Singh, Nitin Trivedi, Manoj Kumar Enamala, Chandrasekhar Kuppam, Punita Parikh, Maria P. Nikolova, Murthy Chavali (2021). Plant-based meat analogue (PBMA) as a sustainable food: A concise review. European Food Research and Technology, In Press, (IF: 2.998) https://doi.org/10.1007/s00217-021-03810-1
  • Navonil Mal, Kanishka Srivastava, Yagya Sharma, Meenakshi Singh, Kummara Madhusudana Rao, Manoj Kumar Enamala, K. Chandrasekhar, Murthy Chavali (2021). Facets of diatom biology and their potential applications. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (Processing of Biogenic Material for Energy and Chemistry), In Press, (IF: 3.482) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13399-020-01155-5
  • Sheetal Kaushik Bhardwaj, Mubarak Mujawar, Yogendra Mishra, Nicoleta Hickman, Murthy Chavali Ajeet Kaushik (2021). Bio-inspired graphene-based nano-systems for biomedical applications. Nanotechnology, In Press, (IF: 3.551)
  • Sonal Nigam, Rachana Singh, Sheetal Kaushik Bhardwaj, Sami Rokkayya, Maria P. Nikolova, Murthy Chavali, Surbhi Sinha (2021). Perspective on the therapeutic applications of algal polysaccharides. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, In Press, 1-25 (IF: 3.667) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-021-02231-1
  • Yugandhar Parepalli, Murthy Chavali, Rokayya Sami, Ebtihal Khojah, Abeer Elhakem, Ahmad El Askary, Meenakshi Singh, Surabhi Sinha, Ghadir El-Chaghaby (2021). Evaluation of some Active Nutrients, Biological Compounds, and Health Benefits of Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum). International Journal of Pharmacology,In Press, (IF: 0.692) http://doi.org/10.3923/ijp.2021.XX.XX
  • Rokayya Sami, Ebtihal Khojah, Abeer Elhakem, Nada Benajiba, Mahmoud Helal, Nawal Alhuthal, Sana A. Alzahrani, Mona Alharbi and Murthy Chavali (2021). Performance Study of Nano/SiO2 Films and the Antimicrobial Application on Cantaloupe Fruit Shelf-Life. Applied Sciences, 11(9), 3879 (IF: 2.679) https://doi.org/10.3390/app11093879
  • Abdulaziz I. Almulhim, Imran Ahmad, Silpi Sarkar, Murthy Chavali (2021). Consequences of COVID-19 pandemic on solid waste management: Scenarios pertaining to developing countries. Remediation, 31(2), 1-12 (IF: 0.762) https://doi.org/10.1002/rem.21692
  • Jaswanth Gowda B.H., Sunil Kumar Nechipadappu, S.J. Shankar, Murthy Chavali, Karthika Paul, Mohammed Gulzar Ahmed, Sanjana A., Shanthala H.K (2021). Pharmaceutical cocrystal of Efavirenz: Towards the improvement of solubility, dissolution rate and stability. Materials Today: Proceedings, (MATPR-25708), 46(10) (IF: 1.329) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214785321041444
  • Rokayya Sami, Ebtihal Khojah A, Abeer Elhakem, Nada Benajiba, Murthy Chavali, Kambhampati Vivek, Abdullah Iqbal, Mahmoud Helal (2021). Investigating the nano-films effect on physical, mechanical properties, chemical changes, and microbial load contamination of white button mushrooms during storage. Coatings, 11 (1), 44 (IF: 2.881) https://www.mdpi.com/2079-6412/11/1/44
  • Vishal Chaudhary, Murthy Chavali (2021). Novel methyl-orange assisted core-shell polyaniline-silver nanosheets for highly sensitive ammonia chemiresistors. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, In Press, e51288 (IF: 2.520) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/app.51288
  • Wang-De Lin, Rui-Yu Hong, Ming-Hong Chuang, Ren-Jang Wu, Murthy Chavali (2021). Enhanced performance of humidity sensor based on Gr/hollow sphere ZrO2 nanocomposites. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 330, 112872 (IF: 3.407) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0924424721003356?via%3Dihub
  • V.P. Chakradhar, R. Prithivi Rajan, Anil Kumar Veerapaneni, Murthy CHAVALI (2021). Montmorillonite Clay Addition to Epoxy/ Unsaturated Polyester Blended Composites: Effect on thermal and chemical properties. Journal of Polymer Science and Technology, 06(1), 29-35 (IF: 0.529) http://spaj.ukm.my/jpst/index.php/jpst/article/view/113
  • Zhen Zhu, Wang-De Lin, Zhi-Yi Lin, Ming-Hong Chuang, Ren-Jang Wu, Murthy Chavali (2021). Conductive Polymer (Graphene/PPy)–BiPO4 Composite Applications in Humidity Sensors. Polymers, 13/12, 1-11 (IF: 4.329) https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13122013
  • Hsiang-Ning Luk, Yu-Wen Yeh, Ren-Jang Wu, Murthy Chavali (2021). Fabrication of AgOx-Graphene-based Acetaminophen Sensor. Sensor Letters, 18/10, 755-762 (IF: 0.811) https://doi.org/10.1166/sl.2020.4276
  • Wang-De Lin, You-Chen Lin, Ren-Jang Wu, Murthy Chavali (2021). Gr/3D-ZnO nanocomposites as humidity sensors with enhanced sensing response. Polymers, 13/10, 1623 (IF: 4.329, Q1) https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13101623
  • Anil Kumar Veerapaneni, Chandrasekar Kuppan, Murthy Chavali (2021). Effect of nano-α-Al2O3 particles on mechanical properties of glass-fibre reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. ASEAN Journal of Chemical Engineering, 21/1, 73-82 SCOPUS https://jurnal.ugm.ac.id/AJChE/issue/view/4662
  • Pagidi Madhukar, N. Selvaraj, Veeresh Kumar G.B., C.S.P. Rao, Faruq Mohammad, Murthy Chavali (2021). Effect of TiCnp on microstructure and mechanical behaviour of high-performance Al7150-TiC nanocomposites. Materials Science and Engineering: B, Advanced Functional Solid-State Materials,265, Article- 115034 (IF: 4.706) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mseb.2020.115034
  • Pagidi Madhukar, N. Selvaraj, G.B. Veeresh Kumar, C.S.P. Rao, Faruq Mohammad, R. Seetharam, Murthy Chavali (2021). Influence of TiC Nano-Particulates on the Physical and Mechanical Properties of AA7150-TiC MMC: Fabricated by Advanced Novel Process. Nano Select, 21, 1-13 SCOPUS https://doi.org/10.1002/(ISSN)2688-4011
  • Pramod, S. Basavarajappa, G. B. Veeresh Kumar, Murthy Chavali (2021). Drilling Induced Delamination Assessment of Nanoparticles Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (iMechE), Part-C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science (Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 235/5, 1-18 (IF: 1.386) https://doi.org/10.1177/09544062211030967
  • Yugandhar Parepalli, Murthy Chavali, Sudhakar Reddy Pamanji, Meenakshi Singh (2021). Ganoderma lucidum polysaccharides extraction, yields and its biological applications. Electronic Journal of Biology, 16/4, 108-120 (IF: 2.982) https://ejbio.imedpub.com/ganoderma-lucidum-polysaccharides-extraction-yields-and-its-biological-applications.php?aid=29755
  • Vishal Chaudhary, Abhishek Royal, Murthy Chavali, S. K. Yadav (2021). Advancements in research and development to combat COVID-19 using Nanotechnology. Nanotechnology for Environmental Engineering, 6(8) Article No.: 08, 1-15 SCOPUS https://doi.org/10.1007/s41204-021-00102-7
  • V. V. Ramana Murthy, Faruq Mohammad, Murthy Chavali (2021). Development of innovative lightweight slurry in oil well-cementing operations. Upstream Oil and Gas Technology, 7/2, 100045 (1-9) SCOPUS https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666260421000153
  • Murugan Rathimeena, Kanagasabai Muruganandam Ponvel, Chinnapaiyan Vedhi, Murthy Chavali (2021). Simple and efficient synthesis of graphite nanocomposites with hydrophobic cobalt ferrite nanoparticles. Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society, 57(2), 555-565 (IF: 1.307) https://doi.org/10.1007/s41779-020-00552-3

Book Chapters

  • Chapter–15: Nanofunctionalized 3D printing, (2021) pp. 457-504 Book Series-Handbooks in Advanced Manufacturing (Handbook-III), Elsevier Publishers, ISBN: 978-0-12-818-411-0
  • Chapter–10: Hybrid nanocomposites and their potential applications in the field of nanosensors /gas and biosensors, (2020) 253-280, Nanofabrication for Smart Nanosensor Applications under Micro- and Nanotechnologies Series, Elsevier Publishers/ISBN: 978-0-12-820702-4
  • Chapter–05: Sources of Natural Polymers from Microorganisms with Green Nanoparticles (2020) pp. 103-132, Green Polymeric Nanocomposites, CRC Press Publishing Company/ISBN: 9781138486577
  • Chapter–01: General introduction on sustainable nanocellulose and nanohydrogel matrices (2020) pp. 001-031, Sustainable Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogels from Natural Sources, Elsevier Publishers/ISBN: 978-0-12-816789-2
  • Chapter–04: Basic principles, fundamentals, and mechanisms of chalcogenide-based nanomaterials in photocatalytic reactions (2021) pp. 077-104, Chalcogenide-based Nanomaterials as Photocatalysts, Elsevier Publishers/ISBN: 978-0-12-820498-6
  • Chapter–10: Use of chalcogenides-based nanomaterials for wastewater treatment including bacterial disinfection and organic contaminants degradation (2021) pp. 243-260, Chalcogenide-based Nanomaterials as Photocatalysts, Elsevier Publishers/ISBN: 978-0-12-820498-6
  • Chapter–16: Challenges in the Assessment of Nanotoxicity, Recommendations, and Safe-by-design Nanomedicines to Counter Toxicological problems (2021) pp. 393-444, Nanotoxicology: Toxicity Evaluation of Nanomedicine Applications, CRC Press Publishing Company/ISBN: 9780367266479
  • Chapter–13: Algal Bioeconomy: A Platform for Clean Energy and Fuel (2021) pp. 335-370, Biorefineries: A Step Towards Renewable and Clean Energy, Springer Nature Publishers, Singapore Pte Ltd./eBook ISBN: 978-981-15-9593-6
  • Chapter–01: 2-D Nanostructures of Advanced Hybridized WO3 Nanocomposite for High Performance of Supercapacitor Application (2021) 001-042, Part of the Series Title: Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials Book Series: Nanostructured Materials and their Applications, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd./ISBN-13: 978-981-15-8306-3
  • Chapter–04: Natural green biopolymers (Chitosan and Collagen) extraction, characteristics and biomedical applications (2021) Green Nanomaterials - Sustainable Technologies and Applications, Apple Academic Press (AAP), CRC Press, USA, ISBN: 978-1-77-18-8965-0
  • Chapter-10: Effect of Nano and Hybrid Fillers on Shape Memory Polymers Properties (2021) Shape Memory Composites Based on Polymer and Metal for 4D Printing, Springer Nature Publishers
  • Chapter–07: Synthesis and luminescent applications of rare-earth-doped zinc nanomaterials, (2020) Theory and Applications of the Rare Earth Activated Phosphors, De GRUYTER–Academic Publishing, Berlin, Germany
  • Chapter–13: Nanophyto-remediation: An overview of novel and sustainable biological advancement, (2021) 016-047, Soil Contamination–Threats and Sustainable Solutions, IntechOpen Limited, UK ISBN: 978-1-83880-754-2

  • Awarded with National Level Best PG Chemistry Teacher-2020 (Prof. Dr. Bhupendra Sahai Saxena Award-2020) given by Association of Chemistry Teachers (ACT), INDIA
  • Top 40 Analytical Scientists in the World (Power List) 2014, The American Scientist, UK
  • Partial Research Support from European project and Austrian Science Fund, AUSTRIA, 1999-2000
  • Fellowship for WORLD BANK Survey Project for the state of Karnataka, India entitled "Industrial Pollution Survey in India", 1995
  • DEUTSCH Als Fremde Sprache–GERMAN Language Learning Scholarship, University of Vienna, AUSTRIA, 1999
  • OEAD NSD Fellow, Vienna University of Technology, AUSTRIA, 1998-2001
  • Research Assistantship, Vienna University of Technology, AUSTRIA, 1998-1999
  • NSF, USA Fellowship 2000
  • JSPS Fellow, Kobe University, JAPAN, 2000-2002.
  • NIH Fellowship to GATECH, USA, 2000
  • VBL Fellowship, JAPAN, 2002-2003
  • De Vlaamse Interuniversitaire Raad (VLIR) Scholarship, (VLIR - Flemish Interuniversity Council) BELGIUM, 2003
  • NSC Fellowship 2003, Taiwan
  • CITD Fellowship 2003, Taiwan
  • Young Scientist Award, DST, 2008
  • Best Research Performance (Faculty) - NI University, 2012
  • Best Result (100%) - NI University, 2012
  • Best Research Performance (Faculty) - NI University, 2013
  • Japanese Language Scholarship, Kobe University, Japan, 2000-2002
  • First Young Indian Scientists Colloquium, YISC 2009 Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Colaba, Mumbai 400 005, INDIA; 7–11th September 2009
  • NSC-NARL Fellowship, TAIWAN, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship from National Science Council, Taiwan.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (selection) from National Science Council, Department of Chemistry National Sun-Yat Sun University (NSYSU), Kaohsiung, TAIWAN, 2003.
  • International Project Taiwan-Canada (NTD 28 Million 2005)
  • Visiting Professor, Danube University Krems, Vienna, Austria (April-December), 2015
  • Reviewer Award - Elsevier, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2017, 2018, 2020,
  • Reviewer Award - ACS, 2011, 2019, 2020
  • Reviewer Award - Springer, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award - Elsevier, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award - Springer, 2016
  • International Travel Grants - 68