Hari Prasad Dasari


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, April 6, 2015

Professional Experience: 

Sept 2019- to date: Associate Professor at National Institute of Technology, Karnataka Surathkal
2015- Sept 2019 : Assistant Professor at National Institute of Technology, Karnataka Surathkal
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

Contact Details




0824 247 3610


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. On-going Projects
• SERB –IMPRINT II Project Titled “Development and Demonstration of solid oxide electrolysis cell technology for co electrolysis of CO2 and H2O for the production of syngas” 2019-2022
• DST – SERB, Early career research Award “Development of Novel SOFC Electrolyte Materials with enhanced Ionic Conductivity” 2017-2020

2. Completed Projects:
• DST INSPIRE Faculty Project entitled “Future Materials for Solid-Oxide Fuel/ Electrolysis Cells” 2014-2019 (Completed)
• KIST, KOREA Project entitled “Development of Quaternary Ceria - Based Catalysts for soot oxidation Activity” 2017-2018 (Completed)
• KIST, KOREA Project entitled " Decreasing the Sintering temperature of Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Electrolytes” 2016-2017 (Completed)

Supervision of Ph.D

Completed: 01
On-going: 03 ; 1 JRF

Significant Publications

1. Sunaina Patil, Hari Prasad Dasari, “Effect of Nd-doping on soot oxidation activity of Ceria-based nanoparticles synthesized by Glycine Nitrate Process”, Nano Structure and Objects 20, (2019), 100388.
2. Irfana Shajahan, Goverdhan P, Hari Prasad Dasari, ”Dilatometer Studies of Praseodymium Doped Ceria: Effect of synthesis methods on sintering behaviour” Material Chemistry and Physics 240 (2020) 122211.
3. Anajna P Anantharaman, Hari Prasad Dasari, Harshini Dasari, G Uday Bhaskar Babu “Surface morphology and phase stability effect of ceria –Hafnia (CHx)binary metal oxides on soot oxidation activity” Applied Catalysis A General 566 (2018) 181-189.
4. Irfana Shajahan , Junsung Ahn, Parvathi Naira , Srikar Medisetti , Sunaina Patil , V. Niveditha , G. Uday Bhaskar Babu , Hari Prasad Dasari, Jong-Ho Lee, “Praseodymium Doped Ceria as electrolyte material for IT – SOFC applications” Materials Chemistry and Physics 216 (2018) 136-142.
5. Anjana P Anantharaman, J Geethu, Hari Prasad Dasari, Jong-Ho Lee, Harshini Dasari, G Uday Bhaskar Babu, “Ceria-samarium binary metal oxides: A comparative approach towards structural properties and soot oxidation activity” Molecular Catalysis 451 (2018) 247-254.


• SERB Impacting Research Innovation And Technology(IMPRINT II) Project, India 2019
• Associate Fellow, Telangana Academy of sciences, Telangana, India. April 2018
• DST – SERB, Early career research Award Department of Science and Technology, India. 2017.
• DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award, Ministry and Department of Science and Technology, India. 2014.
• Post-Doc Fellowship, California Institute of Technology, USA.2013
• STAR Post-Doc Fellowship, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea.2011.
• Outstanding Academic Excellence Award (Ph.D.), Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea. 2010.
• Overseas Research Exchange Support Program, University of Science and Technology, Korea. 2009.

Granted Patents
1. “Fabrication and structure of low-and intermediate temperature operating SOFC 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- 12/09/2013
2. “Oxide fuel cell having pore –gradient structure for forming thin film electrolyte and the fabrication” thereof. 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- 16/06/2011

Filed Patents
1. “Solid oxide fuel cell anode material as soot oxidation catalyst” Dr Hari Prasad Dasari, Akhil Vijay M P, Anjana P Anantharaman Application No: 201841028640 Filed date-30/07/2018
2. “A Method and Composition for Soot Oxidation in a Diesel Particulate Filter” Dr. Hari Prasad Dasari, Chaithra Shenoy, Atmuri Shourya Application No: 201841046271 Filed Date: 07/12/2018


Contact us

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

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2474057

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