Prof. B.M. Reddy

Sr. Professor Emeritus
Department of Chemistry

Nanomaterials, Green Chemistry, Heterogeneous Catalysis, CO2 Capture and Utilization, Biomass Utilization, Fine Chemicals Synthesis, Emission Control Catalysts, Green Hyderogen
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India



Publications in Refereed Journals (
Total Publications in Refereed International SCI Journals = 310
Refereed Articles in Non-SCI Journals and Conference Proceedings = 30
Google Scholar Citations = 18,860; h-index = 79 ; i10-index = 266
List of Ten Highly Cited and High Impact Publications (as per SCI 2021)
Organic syntheses and transformations catalyzed by sulfated zirconia
BM Reddy*, MK Patil
Chemical Reviews 109 (2009) 2185 – 2208   (IF = 72.087)
Recent advances on TiO2‐ZrO2 mixed oxides as catalysts and catalyst supports
BM Reddy*, A Khan
Catalysis Reviews 47 (2005) 257 - 296   (IF = 13.600)
Ceria–zirconia mixed oxides: Synthetic methods and applications
D Devaiah, LH Reddy, SE Park, BM Reddy*
Catalysis Reviews 60 (2018) 177 - 277   (IF = 13.600)
Abatement of gas-phase mercury—recent developments
BM Reddy*, N Durgasri, TV Kumar, SK Bhargava
Catalysis Reviews 54 (2012) 344 - 398   (IF = 13.600)
Doped nanosized ceria solid solutions for low temperature soot oxidation: Zirconium versus lanthanum promoters
L Katta, P Sudarsanam, G Thrimurthulu, BM Reddy*
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 101 (2010) 10- 108   (IF = 24.319)
Nano-Au/CeO2 catalysts for CO oxidation: Influence of dopants (Fe, La and Zr) on the physicochemical properties and catalytic activity
P Sudarsanam, B Mallesham, PS Reddy, D Großmann, W Grünert, BM Reddy*              
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 144 (2014) 900 - 908   (IF = 24.319)
Nanostructured manganese doped ceria solid solutions for CO oxidation at lower temperatures
P Venkataswamy, KN Rao, D Jampaiah, BM Reddy*
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 162 (2015) 122 - 132   (IF = 24.319)
CO and soot oxidation activity of doped ceria: Influence of dopants
D Mukherjee, BG Rao, BM Reddy*
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 197 (2016) 105 - 115   (IF = 24.319)
Design of highly efficient Mo and W-promoted SnO2 solid acids for heterogeneous catalysis: acetalization of bio-glycerol
B Mallesham, P Sudarsanam, G Raju, BM Reddy*
Green Chemistry 15 (2013) 478 - 489   (IF = 10.182)
Novel nanocrystalline Ce1−xLaxO2−δ (x = 0.2) solid solutions: Structural characteristics and catalytic performance
BM Reddy*, L Katta, G Thrimurthulu
Chemistry of Materials 22 (2010) 467 - 475   (IF = 10.508)
Advances in Microwave-Assisted Heterogeneous Catalysis
Jianli Hu and BM Reddy (Editors)
RSC, Thomas Graham House, Cambridge, UK, 2024, ISBN: 978-1-83916-817-8, 446 pages.
Industrial Catalysis and Separations: Innovations for Process Intensification
KV Raghavan and BM Reddy (Editors)
AAP/CRC Press, New Jersey, USA, 2014, ISBN 978-1-926895-96-3, 514 pages.
Design of Ceria-based Nanocomposite Oxides for Catalytic Applications
P Bharali and BM Reddy
Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2011, ISBN 978-3-8443-1791-6, 168 pages.
Ceria-based Nanocatalysts
P Saikia and BM Reddy
Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2011, ISBN 978-3-8443-2899-8, 168 pages.
Ceria-Lanthana Solid Solutions for Automotive Exhaust Gas Purification
K Lakshmi and BM Reddy
Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2011, ISBN 978-3-8473-0275-9, 172 Pages.
Synthesis, Characterization & Reactions of Zirconia-Based Solid Acids
MK Patil and BM Reddy
Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2012, ISBN 978-3-8484-3017-8, 168 pages.
Nano-Sized Cerium-Europium Mixed Oxides for Catalytic Applications
T Vinodkumar and BM Reddy
Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2017, ISBN 978-620-2-06177-3, 168 pages.


Book Chapters


Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Nanostructured Oxide Catalysts
PV Swamy, D Jampaiah, and BM Reddy*
In Advances in Microwave-Assisted Heterogeneous Catalysis (Eds., Jianli Hu and BM Reddy), RSC, Cambridge, UK, Chapter 3, 2024, pp. 52 – 73.  
Synthesis Techniques of Nanostructured Rare Earth Metal Oxides and Mixed Metal Oxides for Catalytic and Related Applications
D Mukherjee, D Das, BM Reddy*
In Handbook of Materials Science, Volume III – Catalytic Materials (Eds., RS Ningthoujam and AK Tyagi), Springer Nature, Berlin, Germany, 2024 (In press).
A Review of Low Temperature NH3-SCR for Removal of NOx
D Damma, PR Ettireddy, BM Reddy, and PG Smirniotis
In Emissions Control Catalysis (Eds., I V Yentekakis, P Vernoux), MDPI, Switzerland, 2020, pp. 85–119.
Microwave-assisted Solution Combustion Synthesis of Nanostructured Catalysts
D Jampaiah, PV Swamy, and BM Reddy*
In Solution Combustion Synthesis of Nanostructured Solid Catalysts for Sustainable Chemistry (Ed., S Gonzalez-Cortes), Word Scientific Publishing, Singapore, Chapter 2, 2021, 49 – 85.
Novel Approaches for Preparation of Nanoparticles
BG Rao, D Mukherjee, and BM Reddy*
In Nanostructures for Novel Therapy (Eds., D. Ficai, A. Grumezescu), Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, NL, Volume 1, Chapter 1, 2017, pp. 1 – 36. 
Microwave Assisted Synthesis: A Versatile Tool for Process Intensification
LH Reddy, D Devaiah, and BM Reddy*
In Industrial Catalysis and Separations: Innovations for Process Intensification (Eds., KV Raghavan and BM Reddy), AAP/CRC Press, NJ, USA, Chapter 10, 2014, pp. 375 – 405.
Production Techniques of Nanoparticles on a Laboratory Scale
P Sudarsanam and BM Reddy*
In Nanotechnology Commercialization (Ed., T Tsuzuki), Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., Singapore, Chapter 3, 2013, pp. 73 – 138.
New Developments in Ceria-based Mixed Oxides Synthesis & Reactivity in Combustion/ Oxidation
BM Reddy*, T Vinod Kumar, and N Durgasri
In Catalysis by Ceria and Related Materials (Eds., A Trovarelli and P Fornasiero), Imperial College Press, London, UK, Chapter 8, 2013, pp. 397 – 464.
Catalytic Regulation and Utilization of Greenhouse Gases
BM Reddy*, G Thrimurthulu, and P Bharali
In Environmental Pollution and its Relation to Climate Change (Ed., AE Nemr), Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, 2011, Chapter 3, pp. 65 – 104.
Catalytic Combustion over Cheaper Metal Oxides
T Vinod Kumar and BM Reddy*
In Catalytic Combustion (Ed., SA Cottilard), Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, 2011, Chapter 3, pp. 105 – 140.
A Comprehensive Overview on Synthesis Techniques of Nanostructured Oxides
BM Reddy*, P Bharali, and P Saikia
In New Nanotechniques, Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, 2009, Chapter 6, pp. 243 – 276.
Redox Properties of Metal Oxides
BM Reddy
In Metal Oxides: Chemistry and Applications (Ed., JLG Fierro), CRC Press, Florida, USA, 2006, Chapter 8, pp. 215 - 246.
Structure and Reactivity of Tin Oxide Supported Vanadium Oxide Catalysts
BM Reddy
In Selective Oxidation Catalysts (Eds., ST Oyama and JW Hightower), ACS, Washington DC, USA, 1993, Chapter 15, pp. 204 – 215.