Hari Prasad Dasari


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, April 6, 2015

Professional Experience: 

2014-2015 DST Inspire Faculty at National Institute of Technology Warangal, India
2013-2014 Post-Doctoral Fellow at California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA
2011-2013 STAR Post-Doctoral Fellow at Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
2010-2011 Visiting Scientist at Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

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Academic Background

Ph.D (Nano-Materials Science & Engineering) from KIST, Korea, 2010
M.Tech (Energy Systems) from JNTU Hyderabad, India, 2005
B.Tech (Chemical engineering) from JNTU Hyderabad, India, 2003

Areas of Interest

Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells (anode and electrolyte development)
Solid-Oxide Electrolysis cells (Hydrogen Electrode development)
Heterogeneous Catalysis & catalyst development
Hydrocarbon Processing for Hydrogen production
Ceria-based materials
Nano-materials synthesis, processing and characterization

Significant Projects

1. DST INSPIRE Faculty Project entitled “Future Materials for Solid-Oxide Fuel/ Electrolysis Cells” 2014-2019.
2. KIST, KOREA Project entitled " Decreasing the Sintering temperature of Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Electrolytes” 2016-2017.
3. KIST, KOREA Project entitled “Development of Quaternary Ceria - Based Catalysts for soot oxidation Activity” 2017-2018.
4. DST – SERB, Early career research Award “Development of Novel SOFC Electrolyte Materials with enhanced Ionic Conductivity” 2017-2020.

Significant Publications

1. D.Hari Prasad, H.-I. Ji, H.-R.Kim, J.-W.Son, B.-K.Kim, H.-W.Lee, J.-H.Lee “Effect of nickel nano-particle sintering on methane reforming activity of Ni-CGO cermet anodes for internal steam reforming SOFCs.” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 101(2011) 531-539.
Impact Factor: 5.825
2. D.Hari Prasad, S.Y.Park, H.Ji, H.-R.Kim, J.-W.Son, B.-K.Kim, H.-W.Lee, J.-H.Lee* “Structural characterization and catalytic activity of Ce0.65Zr0.25RE0.1O2-δ nano-crystalline powders synthesized by the glycine-nitrate-process” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116 (2012) 3467-3476
Impact Factor: 4.814
3. Hari Prasad Dasari, Sun-Young Park, Junghee Kim, Jong-Ho Lee,Byung-Kook Kim, Hae-June Je, Hae-Weon Lee, Kyung Joong Yoon* “Electrochemical characterization of Ni-ytrria stabilized zirconia electrode for hydrogen production in solid oxide electrolysis cells” Journal of Power Sources 240 (2013) 721-728
Impact Factor: 4.675
4. D. Hari Prasad, S. Y. Park, H. Ji, H.-R. Kim, K.-J. Yoon, J.-W. Son and J.-H. Lee* “Synthesis of nano-crystalline La1-xSrxCoO3-δ perovskite oxides by EDTA-citrate complexing process and its catalytic activity for soot oxidation.” Journal of Applied Catalysis A: General 447-448(2012)100-106 Impact Factor: 3.410
5. Eun-ok Oh, Chin-Myung Whang, Yu-Ri Lee, Sun-young Park, Dasari Hari Prasad, Kyung Joong Yoon, Ji-Won Son, Jong-Ho Lee, Hae-Weon Lee* “Extremely thin bi-layer electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) fabricated by chemical solution deposition (CSD)” Advanced Materials 24(2012) 3373-3377
Impact Factor: 14.829


2014 DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award from Ministry & Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India
2013-14 Post-Doc at California Institute of Technology, Los Angeles, USA
2011-13 STAR Post-Doc Fellowship at KIST, Seoul, Korea
2010 Academic Excellence Award (Ph.D.) from KIST, Seoul, Korea
2009 Winner of Overseas Research Exchange Program from UST, Korea
2008 One of my papers has been selected as TOP 25 HOTTEST Articles in Science Direct

1. Fabrication and structure of low-ans intermediate temperature operating SOF by spin coating and low-temperature sintering. J.-W. Son, H.-W. Lee, J.-H. Lee, E.-O.Oh, B.-K.Kim, S.Y. Park, D.Hari Prasad. KR20130052286
2. Oxide fuel cell having pore –gradient structure for forming thin film electrolyte and the fabrication therof. J.-W. Son, J.-H. Lee, N.-H. Song, J.-C. Kim, D. Hari Prasad, E.-O. Oh, H.C. Kim, H.-R. Kim. KR101041933


Contact us

Hari Mahalingam, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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