Dr Venkateswarlu Choudary Nettem

General Manager(R&D), I/c, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited


Areas of Interest:

Petroleum refining, catalysis, adsorptive separations and biofuels.

Specialization:

Petroleum refining, fuels and fuel additives, catalysts and catalytic processes, adsorbents and porous materials, adsorptive drying and purifications, gas and liquid separations by adsorptive, Establishing R&D Institutions

Consultancy Areas:

Petroleum refining, fuels and fuel additives, catalysis, adsorbents, adsorptive separations and purification, R&D Management, Establishing and running R&D Institutes, alternative energies/fuels such as biofuels..

 

Sector Associated With:

R&D

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Major Professional Contributions:

• In-depth knowledge of the hydrocarbon industry and unique capability for conceptualisation, development and commercialization of new research ideas.

• Developed over 25 products/processes and 15 were commercialised at IPCL Baroda, BPCL Mumbai and HPCL Mumbai/ Vizag.

• Established HPCL's Corporate R&D Centre in Bangalore, India with state-of-the-art facilities and leading the Centre. Significantly contributed for establishing BPCL's Corporate R&D Centre at Greater Noida and lead the centre.

• Filed over 110 patents both in India and abroad including 50 patents granted. Published about 80 research papers in international journals, contributed 2 book chapters and presented over 125 research papers in national and international conferences.

. Synthesis of adsorbents, catalysts and nano materials
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Professional Experience:

  • April 2011 to till date:
    General Manager (R&D)- I/C and Head Corporate R&D Centre, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Bangalore
  • Sept 2001 to April 2011:
    Chief Manager (R&D), Corporate R&D Centre, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Greater Noida
  • July 1987 to Sept 2001:
    Deputy Manger(R&D), Research Centre, Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd., Vadodara, Gujarat
  • April 1984 to July 1984:
    Project Scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai

Keywords:

R&D Management, Petroleum, catalysis, adsorption, separation, biofuels.

 

Contact Information

Office

Office: Dr. N. V. Choudary, General Manager(R&D) - I/c, Hindustan Petroleum Corpn., Ltd., Devanagondhi, Hoskote, Bengaluru 560067; 080-28028078600/2808605
Residence: Phone: 080-43364874;

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Education

Ph.D., Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, 1984.
Brain Pool visiting scientist, Korea Institute of Energy Research, South Korea, 1996.

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Oceantex 2008 'Outstanding Achievement Award for Innovation' for the development & commercialization of in-house developed BMCG product presented at the International Conference on Oil & Gas held at Mumbai on 14-17th Feb'08.
  • Oceantex 2008 'Outstanding Achievement Award for Research & Innovation' for the development and commercialization of sweetening catalyst jointly with IIP, Dehradun. Presented at the International Conference on Oil & Gas held at Mumbai on 14-17th Feb 2008.
  • Brain Pool Fellowship of Korean Govt. during April 1997 - Sept 1997.

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated IV: Chemical Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2014


Year of Birth: August 01, 1956