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Dr. Ganapathi Rao Kandregula Ph.D, M.Tech, B.Tech

Assistant Manager,

New Energy Storage Technology

Amara Raja Advanced Cell Technologies Pvt. LTD.

Hyderabad, India

Dr. Ganapathi is a jovial person and a smart working guy, he never gives up anytime even though it is beyond his capability. He is a key team player and can handle pressurized situations with a smile and encourage others to complete the task within the time frame. He was known as Kattappa in the IITM Gymkhana because of his dedication and hairstyle.

He was born in a village, a place called Avidi, Andhra Pradesh, India, which is a Godavari-based delta. He pursued his Bachelor's (Electronics and communications engineering) and master's (Nano Technology) from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH). After his Bachelor's, he placed on campus placement as a Research Associate in Shore Infotech India Pvt. Ltd. and moved to higher education after 2 years of experience. He worked in the CSIR - Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad as a Project Assistant for 1 year and 2 months and moved to higher education. He obtained is Ph.D. in Energy conversion and storage in electrochemistry under the supervision of Prof. Kothandaraman Ramanujam, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM). Currently working as an Assistant Manager in Amara Raja Advanced Cell Technologies (ARACT). He is passionate about research in energy using different tools and wants to become an entrepreneur in the same field.


ananyāśh chintayanto māṁ ye janāḥ paryupāsate
teṣhāṁ nityābhiyuktānāṁ yoga-kṣhemaṁ vahāmyaham (B.G. 9.22)

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Education Details


Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India

Pursued M.Tech in Nano Technology, First class with Distinction.

Project Head: Prof. K Venkateswara Rao

Project Title: Photocatalytic self-cleaning lotus effect of TiO2 & MgO nanoporous materials

Published several publications as the first author along with Thesis book, which is commercially available online


Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India

Pursued B.Tech in Electronics and communications Engineering with First class

Project Title: Fingerprint-based attendance system at Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), Hyderabad

Responsibilities: Designing and testing the microcontroller circuits, development of programming to test the microcontroller


Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), India

Pursued the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), in the prestigious university, which is holding 1st rank in NIFR for the past four years.

Working with Prof. Kothandaraman Ramanujam

Thesis Title: Studies on Light Sensitive Devices and Aqueous Asymmetric Supercapacitor

Expert: DSSC (fabrications), supercapacitors, Li/Na battery (Anode & solid state electrolytes), ML and DFT

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Work Experience


Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), India

Working as a Research Associate/ Senior Research Fellow

Project Head: Prof. Kothandaraman R.

Project details: Developement of electrode materials for the photo rechargeable supercapacitor; anode materials and solid state electrolytes for the Li-ion batteries applications.


Amara Raja Advanced Cell Technologies Pvt. LTD.

Working as an Assistant Manager

Project details: Development of new formation protocols, characterizing SEI layer using various techniques, simulations, and Machine learning in Li-ion batteries.


Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), Hyderabad, India.

Worked as a Project Assistant-II

Project Head: Dr. Surya Prakash Singh, Principal Scientist at Polymers and Functional Materials Department.

Project Title: Synthesis of conductive metal nanoparticles for flexible solar cell applications. "Flexi Solar (NWP-0054)"


Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India

Worked as a Research Associate

Project Head: Dr. Ch Shilpa Chakra, Associate Professor, Center for Nano Science and Technology, Institute of Science and Technology.

Project Title: Synthesis & characterization of nanomaterials for solar cell, photodegradation, self-cleaning applications


Shore Group Associate, Hyderabad, India.

Worked as a Research Associate 

Project Description: Adding a database to Ranking solutions.

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