Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Prof. Lakshmi Kantam Mannepalli

DR. B. P. Godrej Distinguished Professor

Department : Chemical Engineering

Date of Joining :01/12/2015


Email Address : lk.mannepalli[@]

Phone [Mobile] -

Office Extention : 2015

Research Area : Homogeneous Catalysis, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Nanomaterials Materials & Process Developement, Green Chemistry

Academic Information
Degree/Diploma Description year subject
1 Ph.D.   Ph.D. in Chemistry, Kurukshetra University. Title of Thesis: Studies in the Synthesis and Characterization of Some Lower Valent Rhenium Compounds; Research Supervisor: Late Prof. V.Yatirjam 1982 Chemistry
2 M.Sc.   First Class, Kurukshetra University 1976 Chemistry (Inorganic)
3 B.Sc.   First Class, Andhra University 1973 Chemistry, Botany, Zoology

Courses Taught : Green Chemistry, Nanotechnology

1 Hon. Member Board of Governors, IIT-Hyderabad      2016      
2 Award Eminent Scientist Award – Catalysis Society of India      2015      
3 Fellowship Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, (FNASc)      2014      
4 Fellowship Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK      2013      
5 Award Vasvik Award      2011      
6 Award Lifetime Achievement Award, Indian Chemical Society      2011      
7 Fellowship Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India      2008      
8 Professor Adjunct Professor, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia      2008      
9 Endowment Award B.D.Tilak Visiting Fellow,UICT, Mumbai      2008      
10 Fellowship RMIT Foundation Fellowship Award, RMIT University, Australia      2007      
11 Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences, Hyderabad      2006      

Work Experience Information
From Date To Date Designation Organization Name
1 15/04/2013 31/03/2015 Director Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad
2 01/12/2015 Professor Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
3 01/12/1994 30/04/2001 Scientist E-I Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad
4 01/12/1989 30/11/1994 Scientist C Regional Research Laboratory, Hyderabad
5 01/10/1984 30/11/1989 Scientist B Regional Research Laboratory, Hyderabad
6 01/08/1983 01/09/1984 Post Doctoral Research Fellow Regional Research Laboratory, Hyderabad
7 01/07/1982 01/07/1983 Lecturer JMJ College for Women, Tenali
8 01/05/2006 30/04/2013 Scientist G Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad
9 01/05/2001 30/04/2006 Scientist F Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad
10 01/04/2015 30/11/2015 Professor Tezpur Central Univrsity, Tezpur, Assam
Membership In Professional Societies
Description No Membership No Membership Information
1 Life Member Catalysis Society of India (CSI)
2 Life Member Chemical Research Society of India, Bangalore
3 Chairperson Subject Expert Committee, Women Scientists Scheme, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
4 Hon. Member Board of Studies, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
5 Editorial Board Member Chemical Record (TCR), Wiley-VCH
6 Editorial Board Member Journal of Chemical Sciences, Springer Publishers
7 Board of Governers Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-H), Hyderabad