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Dr Venkata Chevali

Dr Venkata Chevali
Name Venkata Chevali
Position Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Flame Retardant Polymers)
Section Centre for Future Materials (Research)
Office B442
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4104
Extension 4104
Email
Qualifications BTech Jawaharlal Nehru , MSc Alabama at Birmingham , PhD Alabama at Birmingham
Homepage https://www.linkedin.com/in/venkatachevali/
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As a Materials Engineer, Dr Chevali possesses substantial experience in research, scale-up, and commercialisation of fibre-reinforced plastics with a focus on biomass utilisation. Dr Chevali champions university/industry linkages and has managed research projects involving close liaison with industrial stakeholders. Key industry linkages of Dr Chevali include Caterpillar, Inc., John Deere, and Petronas. Dr Chevali has worked as a Co-Principal Investigator/Chief Investigator of several research projects, and secured US Federal and State grants, and managed projects from conceptualisation to completion stages. At RMIT University School of Engineering, he co-managed research projects in composite materials design, development, and characterisation. At USQ Centre for Future Materials, he is a co-chief investigator of the Strategic Research Funding, working closely with Industries on multiple research projects funded by the Australian Federal Government agencies. International collaborations of Dr Chevali include the Clemson University (USA), Composite Innovation Centre, Canada, Inc., Virginia Tech, Newcastle University (UK), and North Dakota State University (USA).


Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Aerospace Materials ( 090102 )
  • Automotive Engineering Materials ( 090202 )
  • Composite and Hybrid Materials ( 091202 )
  • Polymers and Plastics ( 091209 )
  • Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation ( 091307 )
  • Polymers And Plastics ( 401609 )
  • Aerospace Materials ( 400101 )
  • Numerical Modelling And Mechanical Characterisation ( 401706 )
  • Automotive Engineering Materials ( 400202 )
  • Composite And Hybrid Materials ( 401602 )

Research interests
Flame Retardancy, Advanced Composites Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, Aerospace Structures, Automotive Structures

Professional memberships
Associate Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Future Materials (CFM)
  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (IAESS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
MEC 2202 Manufacturing Processes
MEC 3204 Production Engineering
MEC 1201 Engineering Materials

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Manager, Thermal Analysis Laboratory
Member, CFM Facilities Committee
Member, Energy and Environmental Materials RPT

Research most recent
Srinivasamurthy, L., Chevali, V.S., Zhang, Z., Wang, H., Phase changes under efflorescence in alkali activated materials with mixed activators, (2021) Construction and Building Materials, 283, art. no. 122678, DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.122678

Huo, S., Song, P., Yu, B., Ran, S., Chevali, V.S., Liu, L., Fang, Z., Wang, H., Phosphorus-containing flame retardant epoxy thermosets: Recent advances and future perspectives, (2021) Progress in Polymer Science, 114, art. no. 101366, DOI: 10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2021.101366

Xiao, X., Chevali, V.S., Song, P., Yu, B., Yang, Y., Wang, H., Enhanced toughness of PLLA/PCL blends using poly(d-lactide)-poly(e-caprolactone)-poly(d-lactide) as compatibilizer, (2020) Composites Communications, 21, art. no. 100385, DOI: 10.1016/j.coco.2020.100385


Research most notable
Huo, S., Song, P., Yu, B., Ran, S., Chevali, V.S., Liu, L., Fang, Z., Wang, H., Phosphorus-containing flame retardant epoxy thermosets: Recent advances and future perspectives, (2021) Progress in Polymer Science, 114, art. no. 101366, DOI: 10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2021.101366

Zhang, J., Chevali, V.S., Wang, H., Wang, C.-H., Current status of carbon fibre and carbon fibre composites recycling (2020) Composites Part B: Engineering, 193, art. no. 108053, DOI:10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.108053

Liu, S., Chevali, V.S., Xu, Z., Hui, D., Wang, H., A review of extending performance of epoxy resins using carbon nanomaterials (2018) Composites Part B: Engineering, 136, pp. 197-214. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.08.020


Publications in ePrints

Srinivasamurthy, Lakshmikanth and Chevali, Venkata S.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5648-0344 and Zhang, Zuhua and Wang, Hao (2021) Phase changes under efflorescence in alkali activated materials with mixed activators. Construction and Building Materials, 283:122678. pp. 1-13.

Huo, Siqi and Song, PinganORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1082-652X and Yu, Bin and Ran, Shiya and Chevali, VenkataORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5648-0344 and Liu, Lei and Fang, Zhengping and Wang, Hao (2021) Phosphorus-containing flame retardant epoxy thermosets: Recent advances and future perspectives. Progress in Polymer Science, 114:101366. pp. 1-36. ISSN 0079-6700

Zhang, Jin and Chevali, Venkata S.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5648-0344 and Wang, Hao and Wang, Chun-Hui (2020) Current status of carbon fibre and carbon fibre composites recycling. Composites Part B: Engineering, 193:108053. pp. 1-15. ISSN 1359-8368

Xiao, Xianglian and Chevali, Venkata S.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5648-0344 and Song, PinganORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1082-652X and Yu, Bin and Yang, Yihu and Wang, Hao (2020) Enhanced toughness of PLLA/PCL blends using poly(d-lactide)-poly(ε-caprolactone)-poly(d-lactide) as compatibilizer. Composites Communications, 21:100385. pp. 1-6. ISSN 2452-2139

Xiao, Xianglian and Chevali, Venkata S.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5648-0344 and Song, PinganORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1082-652X and He, Dongning and Wang, Hao (2019) Polylactide/hemp hurd biocomposites as sustainable 3D printing feedstock. Composites Science and Technology, 184. pp. 1-8. ISSN 0266-3538

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Aerospace Materials ( 090102 )
  • Automotive Engineering Materials ( 090202 )
  • Composite and Hybrid Materials ( 091202 )
  • Polymers and Plastics ( 091209 )
  • Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation ( 091307 )