Dr. Praveen K. Bommineni

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

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

: praveen@nitw.ac.in

: 9100404171

Interests: Nucleation, crystallization and self assembly of colloidal particles, phase diagram calculations using computer simulations.

 Education

  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • M Tech, Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology - Warangal, Warangal
  • B Tech,  Chemical Engineeting, JNTU Hyderabad

 

Research Experience

  • Postdoc, Institute for Multiscale Simulations, University of Erlangen, Germany
  • Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Course Taught Previously

 

Publications


  • Praveen K. Bommineni, Marco Klement and Michael Engel, Spontaneous Crystallization in systems of binary hard sphere colloids, Phys. Rev. Lett., 124, 218003 (2020).
  • Praveen K. Bommineni, NR Varela-Rosales, Marco Klement and Michael Engel, Complex crystals from size-disperse systems, Phys. Rev. Lett., 122, 128005 (2019).
  • Praveen K. Bommineni and Sudeep N Punnathanam, Molecular simulation of homogeneous crystal nucleation of AB 2 solid phase from a binary hard sphere fluid mixture, J. Chem. Phys., 147, 064504 (2017).
  • Praveen K. Bommineni and Sudeep N Punnathanam, Enhancement of nucleation of protein crystals on nano wrinkled surfaces, Faraday Discuss., 186, 187-197 (2016).

PHDs Supervised

 

Workshops/Conferences

  • Praveen K. Bommineni, NR Varela-Rosales, Marco Klement and Michael Engel, Crystallization of spheres with static and dynamic size dispersity, DPG Spring Meetings, Mar31- April 05(2019), Germany.
  • Praveen K. Bommineni, NR Varela-Rosales, Marco Klement and Michael Engel, Effect of size-dispersity on crystallization of hard spheres, CECAM - Collective behavior of soft and active matter under confinement, Sep 24-26 (2018), Germany.
  • Praveen K. Bommineni and Michael Engel, Hard spheres in fluctuating confinement, Particle Based Materials Symposium, Sep 20-21(2018), Gemrany.
  • Praveen K. Bommineni NR Varela-Rosales, Marco Klement and Michael Engel, Particle resize technique for efficient sampling of polydisperse hard sphere systems, CoSas, Sep 5-7(2018), Germany.
  • Praveen K. Bommineni and Sudeep N Punnathanam, Interfacial free energy calculations for binary hard sphere mixtures, Recent Advances in Molecular Simulations, Feb 8-11 (2018), IISc Bangalore.
  • Praveen K. Bommineni and Sudeep N Punnathanam, Simulation of homogeneous nucleation of co-crystals from a binary hard sphere fluid mixture, The 4 th International Conference on Molecular Simulation (ICMS-2016), Shanghai, 2016.
  • Praveen K. Bommineni and Sudeep N Punnathanam, Enhancement of nucleation of protein crystals on nano wrinkled surfaces, Faraday Discussions, IIT Bombay, 2016.
  • Praveen K. Bommineni and Sudeep N Punnathanam, Nucleation on curved surfaces, MD@50, JNCSAR, Bangalore, 2014.

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Awards and Honors

 

Additional Responsibility