Vanteru Mahendra Reddy

Postdoctoral Fellows

Post-doctoral Fellow


Research Interests

Flameless Combustion, Emission Control, Droplet analysis, High Intensity Combustion 

Selected Publications

  • Experimental and numerical analysis for high intensity swirl based ultra-low emission flameless combustor operating with liquid fuels
       V. M. Reddy, A. Katoch, W. L. Roberts, S. Kumar
       Proceedings of combustion Institute, 35(3), 3581-3589, (2015)
  • Investigations on a new internally-heated tubular packed-bed methanol–steam reformer
       P. Nehe, V. M. Reddy, S. Kumar
       International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40(16), 5715-5725 (2015)
  • Investigations on emission characteristics of liquid fuels in a swirl combustor
       V. M. Reddy, D. Trivedi, D. Sawant, S. Kumar
       Combustion Science and Technology, 187(3), 469-488 (2015)
  • Studies on a liquid fuel based two stage flameless combustor
       V. M. Reddy, D. Sawant, D. Trivedi, S. Kumar
       Proceedings of Combustion Institute 34 (2), 3319 - 3326
  • Combustion characteristics of biodiesel fuel in high recirculation conditions
       V. M. Reddy, P. Garg, P. Biswas, S. Kumar
       Fuel Processing Technology 118, 310 – 317 (2014)
  • Experimental Investigations on Lifted Spray Flames for a Range of Co-flow Conditions
       V. M. Reddy, D. Trivedi, S. Kumar
       Combustion Science and Technology, 184 (1), 44-63 (2012)
  • Design and calibration of a new compact radiative heat-flux gauge (RHFG) for combustion applications
       V. M. Reddy, S. Sudheer, S. V. Prabhu, S. Kumar
       Sensors and Actuators - A: Physical 203, 62 – 68 (2013)
  • Development of high intensity low emission combustor for achieving flameless combustion of liquid fuels
       V. M. Reddy, S. Kumar
       Propulsion and Power Research 2 (2), 139-147 (2013)


  • 2013: Ph.D, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India.
  • 2008: M.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.
  • 2005: B.Tech, JNT University College of Engineering, Kakinada, India

Professional Profile

  • 2013 (October): King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, SA.
  • 2008 (June)-2008 (December): Reliance Industries Limited, India.

Scientific and Professional Membership

Combustion Institute India Section


KAUST Affiliations

Clean Combustion Research Center.