Back close

Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar

Assistant Professor (Sr. Grd.)

Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar currently serves as Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai Campus.

Qualification: BSc, MSc, Ph.D
vrk_darbha@ch.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Anisotropic Noble Metal Nanomaterials, Nucleation-Growth Kinetics, One Dimensional and 2d Nanomaterials and Applications of Different Nanomaterials, Synthesis

Bio

Dr Venkata Ravi Kumar Darbha currently serves as an Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) of Chemistry in the Department of Science & Humanities, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai Campus

Academic Qualifications

2013 PhD
National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune-India
2006 MSc Physical Chemistry

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

2004 BSc

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

 

Experience

2016-Present Assistant Professor, Chemistry

School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai

2014-2016 Assistant Professor

Annamacharya Institute of Science and Technology (AITS), Rajampet, A.P.

2013-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea

 

Courses Taught

  • Engineering Chemistry
  • Engineering Chemistry Lab
  • Environmental Science
  • Materials Science for Electrical Engineering
  • Solid State Chemistry
  • Corrosion Science
  • Molecular Spectroscopy
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2021

Biosurfactant-mediated biosynthesis of CuO nanoparticles and their antimicrobial activity

Authors : Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, K. Athira , Lakshmiprasad Gurrala

Publisher : Applied Nanoscience

Year : 2021

Fibrous red phosphorus as a non-metallic photocatalyst for the effective reduction of Cr(VI) under direct sunlight

Authors : Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, T.K. Athira , M. Roshith

Publisher : Materials Letters

T. K. Athira, Roshith, M., Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., and Kumar, D. V. Ravi, “Fibrous red phosphorus as a non-metallic photocatalyst for the effective reduction of Cr(VI) under direct sunlight”, Materials Letters, vol. 283, p. 128750, 2021.

Year : 2020

Aggregation induced, formaldehyde tailored nanowire like networks of Cu and their SERS activity

Authors : Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, K. Athira; M. Ranjana; M.S.S. Bharathi; B. Narasimha Reddy; Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G.; S. Venugopal Rao; Darbha V. Ravi Kumar

Publisher : Chemical Physics Letters

K. Athira, Ranjana, M., Bharathi, M. S. S., B. Reddy, N., Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., S. Rao, V., and Kumar, D. V. Ravi, “Aggregation induced, formaldehyde tailored nanowire like networks of Cu and their SERS activity”, Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 748, p. 137390, 2020.

Year : 2020

Continuous flow solar photocatalytic disinfection of E. coli using red phosphorus immobilized capillaries as optofluidic reactors

Authors : Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., Dr. A. K. Nanda Kumar, Dr. S. Ramasubramanian, Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, M. Roshith; Abhishek Pathak; Dr. A. K. Nanda Kumar; Gopalraman Anantharaj; Vijayaraghavan Saranyan;

Publisher : Applied Surface Science

M. Roshith, Pathak, A., Dr. A. K. Nanda Kumar, Anantharaj, G., Saranyan, V., Dr. S. Ramasubramanian, Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., and Kumar, D. V. Ravi, “Continuous flow solar photocatalytic disinfection of E. coli using red phosphorus immobilized capillaries as optofluidic reactors”, Applied Surface Science, vol. 540, p. 148398, 2020.

Year : 2019

Sophorolipid induced hydrothermal synthesis of Cu nanowires and its modulating effect on Cu nanostructures

Authors : Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, M. Ranjana, Ramesh, V. V. E., and Kumar

Publisher : Nano-Structures and Nano-Objects

M. Ranjana, Ramesh, V. V. E., Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., and Kumar, D. V. Ravi, “Sophorolipid induced hydrothermal synthesis of Cu nanowires and its modulating effect on Cu nanostructures”, Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects, vol. 18, p. 100285, 2019.

Year : 2019

Urchin-like fibrous red phosphorus as an efficient photocatalyst for solar-light-driven disinfection of E. coli

Authors : Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., Dr. S. Ramasubramanian, Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, M. Roshith, Kumar, M. S., Kumar, A. K. Nanda, Ramasubramanian, S., Stanley, J., and Kumar, D. V. Ravi

Publisher : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry

M. Roshith, Kumar, M. S., Kumar, A. K. Nanda, Dr. S. Ramasubramanian, Stanley, J., Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., and Kumar, D. V. Ravi, “Urchin-like fibrous red phosphorus as an efficient photocatalyst for solar-light-driven disinfection of E. coli”, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, vol. 384, 2019.

Year : 2018

Hydrazine free synthesis of Cu nanostructures: Exploring vitamin-C as environmental benign reducing agent to synthesize Cu nanowires

Authors : Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, R. Kumar D.V.

Publisher : Journal of the Indian Chemical Society

R. Kumar D.V. and Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., “Hydrazine free synthesis of Cu nanostructures: Exploring vitamin-C as environmental benign reducing agent to synthesize Cu nanowires”, Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, vol. 96, pp. 121-125, 2018.

Year : 2013

Surfactant free synthesis of anisotropic gold nanostructures: Can dicarboxylic acids alone acts as shape directing agents

Authors : Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, Vidya Chamundeswari , Partha Pratim Patra , Sanjay Kumavat

Publisher : RSC Advances

Year : 2013

Impinging jet micromixer for flow synthesis of nanocrystalline MgO: Role of mixing/impingement zone

Authors : Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, Prasad Blv , A. A. Kulkarni

Publisher : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

Year : 2013

Synthesis of triangular nanoplates: Role of bromide ion and temperature

Authors : Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, Amol Kulkarni , Prasad Blv

Publisher : Colloids and Surfaces A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

Year : 2012

Segmented flow synthesis of Ag nanoparticles in spiral microreactor: Role of continuous and dispersed phase

Authors : Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, Prasad Blv , A.A. Kulkarni

Publisher : Chemical Engineering Journal

Year : 2010

Continuous flow synthesis of functionalized silver nanoparticles using bifunctional biosurfactants

Authors : Dr. Darbha Venkata Ravi Kumar, Manasi Kasture, A. A. Prabhune, C. V. Ramana, B. L. V. Prasad A. A. Kulkarni

Publisher : Green Chemistry

Awards & Achievements
  • Early Career Research Grant-2017 by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB-DST) India
  • AIRA Award 2020
  • Best Researcher Award by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Admissions Apply Now