Dr. Ravi Mohan Prasad

Head of the Department & Assistant Professor
Room No - 314, Satish Dhawan Block, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Main Campus, Rupnagar, Punjab, INDIA
Email ID: hodmme@iitrpr.ac.in [as HoD], ravimohan.prasad@iitrpr.ac.in
Phone: +91-1881-230124

Areas of Research

Polymer-derived porous ceramics, Metal matrix composite, Membranes for hydrogen purification,
Chemiresistor gas sensors, Hydrogen storage materials, Photocatalysts for wastewater decontamination


Ph.D., Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
M.Tech. (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
B. Tech. (Metallurgical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Work Experience

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Other Information

Selected Publications/Patents

[1] R.M. Prasad, A. Gurlo, R. Riedel, M. Hübner, N. Barsan, U. Weimar, “Microporous ceramic coated SnO2 sensors for hydrogen and carbon monoxide sensing in harsh reducing conditions,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 149 (2010) 105-109
[2] R.M. Prasad, Y. Iwamoto, R. Riedel, A. Gurlo, “Multilayer amorphous-Si-B-C-N/gamma-Al2O3/alpha-Al2O3 membranes for hydrogen purification,” Advanced Engineering Materials, 12 (2010) 522-528
[3] M. Hojamberdiev, R.M. Prasad, K. Morita, Y. Zhu, M.A. Schiavon, A. Gurlo, R. Riedel, “Template-free synthesis of polymer-derived mesoporous SiOC/TiO2 and SiOC/N-doped TiO2 ceramic composites for application in the removal of organic dyes from contaminated water,” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 115-116 (2012) 303-313
[4] R.M. Prasad, G. Mera, K. Morita, M. Mueller, H.-J. Kleebe, A. Gurlo, C. Fasel, R. Riedel, “Thermal decomposition of carbon-rich polymer-derived silicon carbonitrides leading to ceramics with high specific surface area and tunable micro- and mesoporosity,” Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32 (2012) 477-484
[5] M.Pashchanka, R.M. Prasad, R.C. Hoffmann, A. Gurlo, J.J. Schneider, “Inkjet printed nanoscaled CuO for miniaturized gas sensing devices,” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2013 (2013) 1481-1487
[6] O. Ruzimuradov, S. Nurmanov, M. Hojamberdiev, R.M. Prasad, A. Gurlo, J. Broetz, K. Nakanishi, R. Riedel, “Preparation and characterization of macroporous TiO2-SrTiO3 heterostructured monolithic photocatalyst,” Materials Letters, 116 (2014) 353-355
[7] O. Ruzimuradov, K. Sharipov, A. Yarbekov, K. Saidov, M. Hojamberdiev, R.M. Prasad, G. Cherkashinin, R. Riedel, "A facile preparation of dual-phase nitrogen-doped TiO2–SrTiO3 macroporous monolithic photocatalyst for organic dye photodegradation under visible light", Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 35 (2015) 1815-1821