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bulletActive Research Projects

Advanced Materials Processing

Physico-Chemical Property Evaluation

Thermal Plasma Processing Nanomaterials

In-Situ Processing of Discontinuously Reinforced Aluminum-based Composites (DRACs)

Laser Processing of Titanium Aluminides

Processing of Lightweight Alloys by Molten Salt Technology

Centrifugal Casting of Metals and Alloys

Physico-Chemical Property Evaluation of Molten Slags

Characterization of Partial Oxidation of Catalysts used in Fuel Cell Reformers

Thermodynamic and Phase Stability Studies on Intermetallic Aluminides

EMF Studies on Ti based Alloy Systems

 

Green Manufacturing Technology

Energy Materials Technology

Aluminum Recycling using Ionic Liquids

Aluminum Electrowinning and Electrorefining

Processing, Removal, Immobilization of Heavy Metals and Radionuclides Wastes

Plasma Processing of Value Added Products from Wastes

Ionic Liquids Applications in Solar Energy Thermal Storage

Materials for PEM Fuel Cells

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) Materials for Transportation

Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors

Thermoelectric Materials

 

Modeling and System Integration

Thermodynamics Softwares

Single Cell Model for PEM Fuel Cell

PEM Fuel Cell System Design and Integration

Kinetic Rate Energy Calculation Program

Thermodynamic Simulations Software (TSIMS)

Bacterial Adhesion to Metals(BAM)

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bulletResearch Group (Group Activities)

Ramana G. Reddy

ACIPCO Endowed Professor

rreddy@eng.ua.edu

Tao Wang

Graduate Student

twang13@crimson.ua.edu

Mallikharjuna R. Bogala

Graduate Student

mrbogala@crimson.ua.edu

Haoxing Yang

Graduate Student

hyang26@crimson.ua.edu

Yuxiang Peng

Graduate Student

ypeng12@crimson.ua.edu

Andy Kim

Undergraduate Student

arkim@crimson.ua.edu

Christopher Wigington

Undergraduate Student

ctwigington@crimson.ua.edu

Min Li

Visiting Graduate Student

mgaoanlimin@163.com

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bulletResearch Collaborators

Dr. Mingming Zhang, ArcelorMittal, Global R&D, Chicago, IL, USA

Dr. Brenda Garcia-Diaz, Savannah River National Laboratory, SC, USA

Dr. Joshua Gray, Savannah River National Laboratory, SC, USA

Mr. Leo  Antony, Alston, TN, USA

Dr. Greg Glatzmaier,National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA

Dr. Judith Gomez, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA

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bulletResearch Sponsorship

Dr. Reddy has received research grants from many agencies including the following

National Science Foundation (DMR, DMI, ECS, EPS, INT)

Department of Energy (DOE-ANL, DOE-EPSCoR, DOE-ORNL, DOE-NREL, DOE-INEL,DOE-SRNL, DOE-ITP, DOE-CSP)

U.S. Bureau of Mines

Department of Defense (ARO, DSWA)

Department of Transportation (DOT-CAVT)

International Project (NSF-USA-India)

Industries (BHP Minerals International Inc., ADL Inc. & GRI, ALCOA, HONDA R&D, Newmont Gold Company, General Motors, Alston, etc.)

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bullet Publications and Presentations

Recent Research Papers Publications (For a complete list of publications, click here) [Over 360 Publications]

M. Li, Z. Wang and R. G. Reddy, “Cobalt Electrodeposition using Urea and Choline Chloride”, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 123, pp. 325-331, 2014.

D. Pradhan and R. G. Reddy, “Mechanistic study of Al electrodeposition from EMIC-AlCl3 and BMIC-AlCl3 electrolytes at low temperature”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 143, pp. 564-569, 2013.

D. Mantha, T. Wang and R, G, Reddy, “Thermodynamic modeling of eutectic point in the LiNO3–NaNO3–KNO3–NaNO2 quaternary system”, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells (SOLMAT), Vol.118, pp. 18-21, 2013.

M. Ramachandran and R G Reddy, "Thermal Plasma Synthesis of SiC", Advances in Manufacturing, Vol. 1, pp. 50-61, 2013.

M. A. Imam,  F. H. (Sam) Froes and R. Reddy, "Cost Effective Development for Fabrication of Titanium Components", Cost-Affordable Titanium IV, M. A. Imam, F. H. (Sam) Froes and R. G. Reddy (editors), Trans. Tech. Publication Ltd., Switzerland, pp. 3-10, 2013.

T. Wang, D. Mantha and R. G. Reddy, "Available online 6 October 2012Thermodynamic properties of LiNO3–NaNO3–KNO3–2KNO3.Mg(NO3)2 system", Thermochemica Acta, Vol. 551, pp. 92-98, 2013.

Ramana G. Reddy, Tao Wang and Divakar Mantha, Thermodynamic Properties of potassium nitrate – magnesium nitrate compound [2KNO3.Mg(NO3)2], Thermochemica Acta, Vol. 531, pp. 6-11, 2012.

Recent Invited Lectures/Papers Presented (For a complete list, click here) [Over 250 Presentations]

R. G. Reddy, “Molten Salts for Thermal Energy Storage”, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, March 28, 2014.

R. G. Reddy, “Sulfide Capacity Reactions in Iron and Steel Making Technologies”, ArcelorMittal USA, Global R&D, East Chicago, IN, March 26, 2014

R. G. Reddy, “Processing of Nanoparticle Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs)”, University of Utah, February 27, 2014

R. G. Reddy, “Interfacial Energetics of Bacterial-Mineral Systems”, Nano, Bio and Material Sciences (ICONBMS), Hyderabad, India, January 8, 2014.

R. G. Reddy, “Transformation in Engineering Education”, NITW Alumni conference, December 21, 2013.

R. G. Reddy, “Novel Ionic Liquid Electrolytes”, THERMANS-2013, BARC, Mumbai, India, December 19, 2013.

R. G. Reddy, "Rare Earth Metals Separation Processes and Recycling", DMRL, India, February 8, 2013.

R. G. Reddy, Invited, “Alternative Manufacturing Process for Production of Metals from Metal Oxides”, Green Technologies for Materials Manufacturing and Processing V, MS&T, Montreal, Canada, October 28, 2013.

R. G. Reddy, Seminar, "Thermal Energy Storage Materials for Solar Power Generation", Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, August 31, 2012.

R.G. Reddy, Invited Lecture, MiMeR/Boliden Foresight Seminar: "Ionic Liquids: Buzzword or Miracle”, Lulea University of Technology (LUT),  Sweden, August 28, 2012.

R. G. Reddy and A. Yahya, Key Note Lecture, " Sulfide Capacities of MnO Slags", Fifth International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking, ICS 2012, Dresden, Germany, October 3, 2012.

R. G. Reddy, Plenary Lecture, "Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage Materials for Solar Power Generation", Molten 12, Beijing, China, May 28, 2012.

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bulletResearch Facilities (For a visual slide show of the facilities, click here)

Kratos XPS/Auger surface analysis system

Rigaku D/MAX-2BX thin film diffractometer

Philips XRG 2500 powder diffractometer

Hitachi H-8000 TEM/STEM

JEOL 8600 microprobe

Philips XL30 scanning electron microscope

TGA/DTA equipment, DSC, NMR, atomic absorption, KF titrator for water determination, and viscosimeter

EG&G Model 273A Potentiostat/Galvanostat

Full fledge Fuel cell test station facilities

Set of IBM RS 6000 workstations, Pentium PC Computer with 12-digit, 32 analog-digital input channel, and 8-processor IBM SP/2 parallel computers

Thermal Plasma Reactor facilities for materials processing

Laser facilities for materials processing

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bulletBooks, Patents and Awards

Textbooks

N. A. Gokcen and R. G. Reddy (Authors), Thermodynamics, Plenum Publ., New York, N.Y., USA, 1996.

R. G. Reddy and N. A. Gokcen (authors), Solutions Manual to the text book by N. A. Gokcen and R. G. Reddy  (authors), Thermodynamics, Plenum Publishers, New York, NY, USA, 1998.

 

Books

R. G. Reddy, J. L. Hendrix and P. B. Queneau (editors), Arsenic Metallurgy Fundamentals and Applications, TMS-AIME, Warrendale, PA, USA, 515 pp, 1988.

R. G. Reddy, W. P. Imrie and P.B. Queneau (editors), Residues and Effluents-Processing and Environmental Considerations, TMS, Warrendale, PA, USA, 901 pp, 1992.

R. G. Reddy and R. N. Weizenbach (editors), Extractive Metallurgy of Copper, Nickel and Cobalt, Proceedings of Paul E. Queneau International Symposium, TMS, Warrendale, PA, USA, 1313 pp, 1993.

R. G. Reddy and B. Mishra (editors), Trace and Reactive Metals, TMS, Warrendale, PA, USA, 291 pp, 1995.

R. Y. Lin, A.Y. Chang, R. G. Reddy and C. T. Liu (editors), Physical Chemistry of High-Temperature Composites, Intermetallics and Metal-Ceramic Systems, TMS, Warrendale, PA, USA, 451 pp, 1996.

S. Viswanathan, R. G. Reddy and J. C. Malas (editors), Sensors and Modeling to Materials Processing, TMS, Warrendale, PA, USA, 406 pp, 1997.

 R. G. Reddy (editor), 2003 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference Proceedings, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA, CD-1, 3685 pp, 2003.

R. G. Reddy (editor), 2003 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference Proceedings, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA, CD-2, 367 pp, 2003.

R. G. Reddy and V. Ramachandran (editors), Arsenic Metallurgy, TMS, Warrendale, PA, USA, 330 pp., 2005.

M. Schlesinger, R. G. Reddy, V. Ramachandran, A. Ross, T. Warner and K. Scholey, EPD Congress 2005, Arsenic Metallurgy, Converter and Fire Refining Practices, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, CD, 1807 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, Thermo and Physicochemical Principles: Non-Ferrous High-Temperature Processing, Sohn International Symposium, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, CD, Vol. 1, 845 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, Thermo and Physicochemical Principles: Iron and Steel Making, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, Vol. 2, 665 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, Thermo and Physicochemical Principles: Special Materials, Aqueous and Electrochemical Processing, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, Vol. 3, 726 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, New Improved and Existing Technologies: Non-Ferrous Materials Extraction and Processing, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, Vol. 4, 642 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, New Improved and Existing Technologies: Iron and Steel, Recycling and Waste Treatment, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, Vol. 5, 623 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, New Improved and Existing Technologies: Aqueous and Electrochemical Processing, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, Vol. 6, 657 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, Industrial Practice, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, Vol. 7, 573 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, International Symposium on Sulfide Smelting 2006, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, Vol. 8, 763 pp., 2006.

F. Kongoli and R. G. Reddy, Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials, Legal, Management and Environmental Issues, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, Vol. 9, 489 pp., 2006.

N. R. Neelameggham and R. G. Reddy (editors) Carbon Dioxide Reduction Metallurgy, TMS, Warrendale, PA USA, 203 pp, 2008.

N. R. Neelameggham, Ramana G. Reddy, Cynthia K. Belt and Edger E. Vidal (editors),  Energy Technology Perspectives: Conservation, Carbon Dioxide Reduction and Production from Alternative Sources, TMS, Warrendale, PA, USA, 219 pp., 2009.

N. R. Neelameggham, Ramana G. Reddy, Cynthia K. Belt, Ann M. Hagni and Subodh Das (editors), Energy Technology 2010: Conservation, Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Management, Alternative Energy Sources, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, 234 pp., 2010.

N. R. Neelameggham, Cynthia K. Belt, Mark Jolly, Ramana G. Reddy and James A. Yurko (editors), Energy Technology 2011: Carbon Dioxide and other Greenhouse Gas Reduction Metallurgy and Waste Heat Recovery, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey, USA, ISBN 978-1-11803-651-8, TMS Warrendale, PA, USA, 278 pp., 2011.

A. Imam, F. H. (Sam) Froes and R. G. Reddy, Cost Affordable Titanium IV, Trans. Tech. Publication Ltd.,  Kreuzstrasse, Switzerland, ISSN: 1013-9826, 226 pp. 2013.

 

Organizer/Editor of Section of Book

R. G. Reddy, Metallurgy of Copper, Nickel, Cobalt, pp. 649-758, EPD Congress, J. H. Hager (editor), TMS Publication, Warrandale, pp. 1372, 1992.

R. G. Reddy, Process Fundamentals, pp 3-141, EPD Congress, G.W. Warren (editor), TMS Publication, Warrandale, pp. 578, 1995.

R. G. Reddy, Process Fundamentals, pp 345-526, EPD Congress, G.W. Warren (editor), TMS Publication, Warrandale, pp. 1036, 1996.

S. Viswanathan and R. G. Reddy, Materials Processing Fundamentals, pp 621-681, EPD Congress, G. W. Warren (editor), TMS Publication, Warrandale, pp. 1036, 1996.

B. Mishra, G. J. Kipouros and R. G.Reddy, Reactive Metals: Processing and Applications, pp. 1075-1220, Light Metals, W. Hale (editor), TMS Publication, Warrandale, pp. 1279, 1996.

R. G. Reddy, S. Visvanathan and P. R. Taylor, Materials Processing Fundamentals, in EPD Congress, B. Mishra (editor), TMS Publication, Warendale, USA, pp. 5-335, 1997.

A. Lossin, N. L. Piret, R. G. Reddy and J. E. Hoffman , Co-products from Cu, Ni, & Co Processing, in EPD Congress, B. Mishra (editor), TMS Publication, Warrandale, USA, pp. 933-994, 1999.

A. Pelton and R. G. Reddy, (Special Issue), The Milton Blander Symposium on Thermodynamic Predictions and Applications, Metallurgical & Materials Transactions, Vol. 31B, pp 579- 682, 2000.

 

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2006.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2006.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Volume 7, Issue 3&4, 2006.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2007.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Volume 8, Issue 2-4, 2007.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Volume 9, Issue 1-2, 2008.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Vol. 9, Issue 3-4, 2008.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Volume 10, Issue 1, 2009.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Volume 10, Issue 2, 2009.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, Vol. 10, Issue 3-4, 2009.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 11, Issue 1-3, 2011.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 12, Issue 1, 2012.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 12, Issue 2, 2012.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 12, Issue 3 &4, 2012.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 13, Issue 1, 2013.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 13, Issue 2, 2013.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 13, Issue 3, 2013.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 13, Issue 4, 2013.

Ramana G. Reddy, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Manufacturing Science and production, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Vol. 14, Issue 1, 2014.

 

Patents

A patent on “Production of Metal/Refractory Composites by Bubbling through a Melt” was issued. Inventors are Ramana G. Reddy and Banqiu Wu, Issue Date February 5, 2002, Patent Number 6,343,640.

A patent on “Ionic Liquid Temperature Sensor” was issued. Inventors are B. Wu, J. D. Holbrey, R. G. Reddy and R. D. Rogers. June 15, 2004, Patent No. US 6,749,336.

A patent on “Production, Refining and Recycling of Lightweight and Reactive Metals in Ionic Liquids” was issued. Inventors are B. Wu, R. G. Reddy and R. D. Rogers. April 19, 2005, Patent No. US 6,881,321.

A patent on “Production, Refining and Recycling of Lightweight and Reactive Metals in Ionic Liquids” was issued. Inventors are B. Wu, R. G. Reddy and R. D. Rogers. March 25, 2008, Patent No. US 7,347,920.

A patent on “Production, Refining and Recycling of Lightweight and Reactive Metals in Ionic Liquids” was issued. Inventors are B. Wu, R. G. Reddy and R. D. Rogers. March 25, 2008, Patent No. US 7,347,920.

A patent on “Aluminum Recovery Process” application was filed in the United States Patent Office on February 11, 2009. US Provisional Patent Application No. 61/027,695.

Dr. Reddy and his students have received awards from many agencies including the following (Details)

Fellow of ASM International

Distinguished Member (Fellow) of SME, SME-AIME

Other Awards

Named in the National Dean's List

Named in Who's Who in Technology Today

John R. Lewis Distinguished Lecturer

Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi Eminent Engineer

Distinguished Lecturer Award, Extraction & Processing Distinguished Lecture Award

Milton E. Wadsworth Award for Extractive Metallurgy

ATA Award for Excellence in Engineering

Henry Krumb Lecturer Award of SME

Science Award: Extraction and Processing Division Science Award

Distinguished Service Award: Extraction and Processing Division Distinguished Ser vice Award, TMS

Energy Best paper Award: Energy committee, 2010 Light Metals Division Energy Paper Award, TMS, 2010.

TMS Distinguished Service Award: 2012 Alexander Scott Distinguished Service Award, TMS 2012.

Energy Best paper Award: Student award, Energy committee, Light Metals Division, TMS, 2013.

 
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