P. Sampath Kumar

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: pskr@nitw.ac.in

: 8497968889



Work Experience:


  • Assistant Professor at NIT Warangal from Nov 2019 to till date
  • Lead Engineer at Nanospan India Pvt. Ltd. Hyderabad from July 2019 to Oct 2019.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate at University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad from 1st Nov 2018 to June 2019.
  • Assistant Professor at Chemical Engineering Department, Sriram Engineering College, Chennai, Tamilnadu from 4th May 2017 to 31st Oct 2018.
  • Process Engineer at RMS Research labs Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad from 4th May 2009 to 24th Jun 2010.




  • PhD.  Nanoscience and Technology at University of Hyderabad (March 2018)
  • M.Tech.  Nanoscience and Technology at University of Hyderabad (Jan 2013)
  • B.Tech.  Chemcial Engineering at Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Gandipet, Hyderabad. (April 2009)

Course Taught Previously

  •  CH 390  Nanotechnology and its Applications (Open Elective)
  • CH  304 Chemical Technology ( Current Semester)



  • Nagarajan, P. Sampath Kumar, Arulraj Arunachalam, Senguttuvan Govindan, Kumaraguru K, “Solar Assisted Reduced Graphene Oxide as Adsorbent for Carbon dioxide and its Kinetic Studies” Physica E 116,113739 (2019).
  • Sampath Kumar P, Venkataramana G, SrikanthVVSS, Reddy MV, Chowdari BVR “Unique Reduced Graphene Oxide as Efficient Anode Material in Li Ion Battery” Bulletin of Material Science, 41,2 (2018).
  • Rinky Sha, Sampath Kumar Puttapati, Vadali VSS Srikanth and Sushmee BadhulikaUltra-sensitive non-enzymatic ethanol sensor based reduced Graphene Oxide-Zinc Oxide composite modified electrode”. IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL,18, 5, (2018).
  • Rinky Sha, Sampath Kumar Puttapati, Vadali VSS Srikanth and Sushmee BadhulikaReduced Graphene Oxide-ZnO composite for ultrasensitive non-enzymatic phenol detection” Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 785, 26-32 (2017).
  • Sampath Kumar, Vadali V. S. S. Srikanth, "A brief notes on metal oxide-carbon nanomaterial-polypyrrole/polyaniline ternary nanocomposites as hybrid type supercapacitor electrode materials", Review Article, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Asia 5(2): 130-136.(2016).
  • Parikshit Sahatiya, Sampath Kumar Puttapati, V. V. S. S. Srikanth, Sushmee Badhulika, "Wearable temperature sensor and infrared photodetector based on flexible polyimide substrate",Flexible and Printed Electronics 1, 025006 (2016).
  • Vadali V. S. S. Srikanth, G. Venkata Ramana, Sampath Kumar, “Perspectives on state-of-the-art carbon nanotube/polyaniline and graphene/polyaniline composites for hybrid supercapacitor electrodes”,Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 16, 2418 (2016).
  • Venkataramana,P. Sampath Kumar, N. Charanadhar, Vadali V. S. S. Srikanth, “A unique solar radiation exfoliated reduced graphene oxide/polyaniline nanfibers composite electrode for supercapacitors”, Materials Letters 152, 177 (2015).
  • Venkata Ramana, P. Sampath Kumar, Vadali V. S. S. Srikanth, Balaji Padya, P. K. Jain, “Electrochemically active polyaniline (PANi) coated carbon nanopipes and PANi nanofibers containing composite”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology15(2), 1338 (2015). 
  • Gopannagari Madhusudana,Puttapati Sampath Kumar, Dharani Praveen Kumar, Vadali V. S. S. Srikanth, Muthukonda V. Shankar, "Photocatalytic performance of rice grain shaped ZnO microrods under solar irradiation", Materials Letters 128, 183 (2014).
  • Vadali V. S. S. Srikanth, Sampath Kumar, Vijay Bhooshan Kumar, “A brief review on the in situ synthesis of boron-doped diamond thin films, International Journal of Electrochemistry,2012, 218393 (2011).

PHDs Supervised

 1.  B. Dinesh  Joined on 23rd Sep 2020  ( ongoing)



Invited Talks

  • Invited  as a resource person to deliver a talk to PG Students of Nanotechnology, organized by Centre for Nano Science and Technology, IST, JNTUH, Hyderabad.  talk titled: “Supercapacitors based on binary and ternary nano composites of polyaniline, graphene and metal oxide electrode materials” on 17th Sep 2020
  • Invited  as a resource person for the  4 Day FDP on " Challenges and Opportunities of Energy and Sensor Application" Organized by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, JNTUA , Anantapur. talk titled: “Supercapacitors based on binary and ternary nano composites: Some approaches, Challenges and Opportunities" on 23rd Sep 2020.

Presentations in International and National Conferences and Workshops

  • Information and Communication Technology: Prospects and Challenges, Sampath Kumar P, Hari Hara Sudan National Conference on Issues and Innovative initiatives towards vital, viable and value bound quality higher education Organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell(IQAC), Sri Sarada College for Women, Tirunelveli (2019).
  • Polyaniline-SnO2-reduced graphene oxide ternary nanocomposite as an electrode material in supercapacitors Sampath Kumar P, Bhargava Chandan, Srikanth VVSS in CHEMCON 2018 at NIT Jalandhar.
  • A novel method to synthesize Sn doped ZnO nano structures by using carbon as catalyst Sampath Kumar P, Srikanth VVSS, Recent Innovations in Applied Chemistry and Advanced materials (NCRIACAM2017).
  • Unique Solar Radiation Reduced Graphene Oxide as a Promising Anode Material in Li Ion Battery Sampath Kumar P, Venkataramana G, SrikanthVVSS, Reddy MV, Chowdari BVR,National Conference on  Carbon Materials 2015 (NCCM2015).
  • Graphene/PANI nanocomposite: synthesis, characterization and testing energy storage capability Sampath Reddy, Deepak Kumar K, Naresh Kumar R, Venkata Ramana G and Vadali V.S.S Srikanth, International conference on Environmental and Energy (ICEE)-2014, JNTU, Hyderabad(Dec 2014).
  • Low Temperature Hydrothermal Synthesis of ZnO Rice Grain Microstructures and Photocatalytic Activity under Solar Light Irradiation G. Madhusudana, Sampath Kumar, Vadali.V.S.S.Srikanth, M. V. Shankar NCNN-2014, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalagonda, Andhra pradesh.
  • Facile synthesis of reduced graphene oxide using solar energy Sampath kumar Venkat Ramana G, Charnadar, V. V. S. S Srikanth IUMRS-ICA 2013 at IISc Banglore.
  • ZnO Nanorods Flower like Morphology Material for Photocatalytic Decolorization of dye Solution under Solar Light Irradiation, G MadhuSudhan, P Sampath Reddy, D Praveen Kumar, Vadali. V. S.S.Srikanth, M.V. Shankar to the Advanced Materials Characterization techniques(AMCT), SVU University, Thirupathi(March 2013).
  • Novel carbon nanomaterials as reinforcement for building materials, N.Charanadhar, G.VenkataRamana, Mokthar Ali, R. Naresh Kumar, Sampath Kumar and V. V. S. S. Srikanth to International Conference on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings(Feb 2013).
  • Novel Synthesis of 1D ZnO Nanostructures, Sampath Kumar, K. Mohan Kumar, V. V. S. S. Srikanth, 66th Annual Technical Meeting, The Indian Institute of Metals, Jamshedpur (Nov 2012).
  • Structural elucidation of different carbon nanomaterials using electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy, G.Venkataramana, R. Naresh Kumar, Mokthar Ali, P. Sampath Kumar, ShaikShavali, V. V. S. S. Srikanth, and K. BhanuSankara Rao, National seminar: Frontiers in Physics, School of Physics, University of Hyderabad,(Oct 2011).

Short term Courses Attended

  • Short Course on “Applied Rheology” at CFRD, Osmania University, Hyderabad ( 5th Feb 2019) 
  • Short Term Course on “Development of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Laboratory for Undergraduates” at IIT Madras (22-27 Jan 2018) 
  • Faculty Training Program on “Process Instrumentation Dynamics and Control” at Anna University (22nd to 29th Nov 2017) 
  • Short Term Course in Powder Metallurgy (PMSC-13) by Powder Metallurgy Association of India, ARCI, Hyderabad(2013).



Awards and Honors


  • Outstanding Alumini-2017 by Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology (A), Gandipet, Hyderabad (Dec 2017)
  • Best Oral Presentation Award in International conference on Environmental and Energy (ICEE)-2014, JNTU, Hyderabad(Dec 2014).
  • Selected For Summer Internship Program for Indian Students (SIPIS-2014), National University of Singapore (NUS).

Additional Responsibility

  •  B.Tech. II Year Faculty coordinator From Jan 2020 to till date.
  •  Departmental News letter Incharge From Jan 2020 to till date.
  • Incharge Departmental Information from  3rd April 2020  to till date.