Dr. Desireddy  Harikishore Kumar Reddy

Dr. Desireddy Harikishore Kumar Reddy

Assistant Professor
Kwandong University, Korea

Highest Degree
PostDoc Fellow in Environmental Engineering from Kwandong University, South Korea

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Dr. D. Harikishore Kumar Reddy is currently working as Assistant Professor in Department of Environmental Engineering, Kwandong University, South Korea. He has completed his Ph.D. on Biosorption of Metal Ions from Aqueous Solutions from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Engineering from Kwandong University, South Korea. He has 26 publications in journals contributed as author/co-author. He also participated in number of conference and workshops. He was received Best Reviewer Award Environmental Engineering Research. He is serving as a reviewer of few reputed journals and editorial board member of four journals. Dr. Reddy’s research focuses on the Remediation of Metal Pollutants from Water and Waste Water.

Area of Interest:

Physical Science Engineering
Composites Fabrication
Polymer Materials Fabrication
Inorganic Synthesis
Organic Purification

Selected Publications

  1. Harinath, Y., D.H.K. Reddy, B.N. Kumar, C. Apparao and K. Seshaiah, 2015. Synthesis, spectral characterization and antioxidant activity studies of a Bidentate Schiff base, 5-methyl thiophene-2-carboxaldehyde-carbohydrazone and its Cd(II), Cu(II), Ni(II) and Zn(II) complexes. Spectrochim. Acta Part Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc., 101: 264-272.
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  2. Suresh, C., D.H.K. Reddy, Y. Harinath, B.R. Naik, K. Seshaiah and A.V.R. Reddy, 2014. Development of Wood Apple Shell (Feronia acidissima) Powder Biosorbent and Its Application for the Removal of Cd(II) from Aqueous Solution. Sci. world J., 2014: 1-8.
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  3. Sener, M., D.H.K. Reddy and B. Kayan, 2014. Biosorption properties of pretreated sporopollenin biomass for lead(II) and copper(II): Application of response surface methodology. Ecol. Eng., 68: 200-208.
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  4. Reddy, D.H.K., S.M. Lee, J.K. Yang and Y.J. Park, 2014. Characterization of binary oxide photoactive material and its application for inorganic arsenic removal. J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 20: 3658-3662.
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  5. Reddy, D.H.K. and S.M. Lee, 2014. Magnetic biochar composite: Facile synthesis, characterization, and application for heavy metal removal. Colloids Surf. Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 454: 96-103.
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  6. Reddy, D.H.K., S.M.Lee and J.O. Kim, 2013. A Review on Emerging Applications of Natural Sericite and its Composites. World Appli. Sci. J., 27: 1514-1523.
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  7. Reddy, D.H.K., S.M. Lee, K. Seshaiah and K.R. Babu, 2013. Synthesis, characterization of thiosemicarabzone metal complexes and antioxidant activity in different in vitro model systems. J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 77: 1-19.
  8. Reddy, D.H.K. and S.M. Lee, 2013. Three-dimensional porous spinel ferrite as an adsorbent for Pb(II) removal from aqueous solutions. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 52: 15789-15800.
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  9. Reddy, D.H.K. and S.M. Lee, 2013. Synthesis and Characterization of Chitosan Ligand for Removal of Copper from Aqueous Media. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 130: 4542-4550.
  10. Reddy, D.H.K. and S.M. Lee, 2013. Application of magnetic chitosan composites for the removal of toxic metal and dyes from aqueous solutions. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci., 202: 68-93.
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  11. Ramana, D.K.V., D.H.K. Reddy, B.N. Kumar, K. Seshaiah, G.P.C. Rao and C. Lu, 2013. Adsorption of Pb(II) From Aqueous Solutions by Chemically Modified Zeolite Supported Carbon Nanotubes: Equilibrium, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies. Sep. Sci. Technol., 48: 403-412.
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  12. Krowiak, A.W. and D.H.K. Reddy, 2013. Removal of microelementalCr(III) and Cu(II) by using soybean meal waste - Unusual isotherms and insights of binding mechanism. Bioresour. Technol., 127: 350-357.
  13. Suneetha, Y., D.H.K. Reddy, Y. Harinath and K. Seshaiah, 2012. Preconcentration-and determination of Cu(II), Pb(II) from aqueous samples by 2,6- diacetylpyridinefunctionalizedchitosanresin. Michrochimica Acta, 176: 169-176.
  14. Reddy, D.H.K., S.M. Lee and K. Seshaiah, 2012. Biosorption of Toxic Heavy Metal Ions from Water Environment Using Honeycomb Biomass-An Industrial Waste Material. Water Air Soil Pollut., 223: 5967-5982.
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  15. Reddy, D.H.K., K. Seshaiah and A.V.R. Reddy, 2012. Optimization of Cd(II), Cu(II) and Ni(II) biosorption by chemically modified Moringaoleifera leaves powder. Carbohydr. Polym., 88: 1077-1086.
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  16. Reddy, D.H.K. and S.M. Lee, 2012. Water Pollution and Treatment Technologies. J. Environ. Anal. Toxicol., 10.4172/2161-0525.1000e103.
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  17. Ramana, D.K.V., D.H.K. Reddy, J.S. Yu and K. Seshaiah, 2012. Pigeon peas hulls waste as potential adsorbent for removal of Pb(II) and Ni(II) from water. Chem. Eng. J., 197: 24-33.
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  18. Ramana, D.K.V., D.H.K. Reddy, B.N. Kumar and K. Seshaiah, 2012. Removal of nickel from aqueous solutions by citric acid modified Ceiba pentandra hulls: Equilibrium and kinetic studies. Canadian J. Chem. Eng., 90: 111-119.
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  19. Reddy, H.D.K., Y. Harinath, Y. Suneetha, K. Seshaiah and A.V.R. Reddy, 2011. Synthesis, characterization, and biological activity of transition metal complexes of oxadiazole. Synth. React. Inorg. Met.-Org. Chem., 41: 1-8.
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  20. Reddy, D.H.K., K. Seshaiah and A.V.R. Reddy, 2011. Synthesis, characterization and biological activity of dioxouranium(VI) complex of thiosemicarbazone. Orient. J. Chem., 27: 1125-1131.
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  21. Reddy, D.H.K., D.K.V. Ramana, K. Seshaiah and A.V.R. Reddy, 2011. Biosorption of Ni(II) from aqueous phase by Moringa oleifera bark, a low cost biosorbent. Desalination, 268: 150-157.
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  22. Jamuna, K., D.H.K. Reddy and K. Seshaiah, 2011. Synthesis, characterization and biological activity of Cu(II) and Ni(II) complexes of Schiff base. Orient. J. Chem., 27: 1141-1147.
  23. Harinath, Y., D.H.K. Reddy, B.N. Kumar, K. Lakshmi and K. Seshaiah, 2011. Copper(II), Nickel(II) complexes of N-heteroaromatichydrazones: Synthesis, Characterization and in vitro antimicrobial evaluation. J. Chem. Pharm.Res., 3: 698-706.
  24. Reddy, D.H.K., Y. Harinath, K. Seshaiah and A.V.R. Reddy, 2010. Biosorption of Pb(II) from aqueous solutions using chemically modified Moringa oleifera tree leaves. Chem. Eng. J., 162: 626-634.
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  25. Reddy, D.H.K., K. Seshaiah, A.V.R. Reddy, M.M. Rao and M.C. Wang, 2010. Biosorption of Pb2+ from aqueous solutions by Moringa oleifera bark: Equilibrium and kinetic studies. J. Hazard. Mater., 174: 831-838.
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  26. Rao, M.M., D.H.K. Kumar Reddy, P. Venkateswarlu and K. Seshaiah, 2009. Removal of mercury from aqueous solutions using activated carbon prepared from agricultural by-product/waste. J. Environ. Manage., 90: 634-643.
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