Dr. Andaluri is an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Civil and Engineering Department at Temple University. He received his PhD in Engineering from Temple University (2011), MS and BS in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University (2006) and Osmania University (2003), respectively. Prior to joining the department as an Assistant professor, Dr. Andaluri worked as an NTT faculty, Senior Lab Manager, and post-doctoral fellow in the Civil and Environmental Engineering department at Temple. His research focus is on emerging contaminants, advanced oxidation technologies, analytical methods, chemical sensors, artificial neural networks, chemical engineering thermodynamics, and computational quantum chemistry techniques. He is also the faculty advisor for the Society of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (SEES) student chapter at Temple University.

Labs: Thermal Technologies Laboratory

Research Interests:
1. Thermal Treatment technologies for PFAS/emerging contaminants
2. Advanced Analytical methods for emerging contaminants (LC/MS/MS, GC/MS/MS, ICP/MS, LC/MS/QToF)
3. Microplastics in the environment
4. Antibiotic Resistant Genes and Antimicrobial Resistance
5. Reverse and Forward Osmosis
6. Advanced Oxidation Technologies

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Research Interests

  • Antibiotic Resistance, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Emerging Contaminants, Advanced Analytical Techniques, Physical/Chemical Treatment Processes, Chemical Sensors, Novel Materials

Courses Taught




CEE 2712

Introduction to Environmental Engineering


CEE 3711

Environmental Engineering


CEE 3725

Water Quality and Analysis Lab


CEE 4040

Special Topics: Water Quality & Technology


CEE 4722

Water/Wastewater Lab


CEE 5701

Physical Principals of Environmental Systems


Selected Publications


  • Shende, T., Andaluri, G., & Suri, R. (2023). Chain-length dependent ultrasonic degradation of perfluoroalkyl substances. Chemical Engineering Journal Advances, 15, pp. 100509-100509. Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ceja.2023.100509

  • Prakasham, K., Gurrani, S., Shiea, J., Wu, M., Wu, C., Ku, Y., Tsai, T., Hua, H., Lin, Y., Huang, P., Andaluri, G., & Ponnusamy, V.K. (2023). Rapid Identification and Analysis of Ochratoxin-A in Food and Agricultural Soil Samples Using a Novel Semi-Automated In-Syringe Based Fast Mycotoxin Extraction (FaMEx) Technique Coupled with UHPLC-MS/MS. Molecules, 28(3). Switzerland. doi: 10.3390/molecules28031442

  • Andaluri, G., Singh, R., & Pandey, V.C. (2022). Chapter 1 - Cities’ water pollution—Challenges and controls. In V.C. Pandey (Ed.), Algae and Aquatic Macrophytes in Cities Bioremediation, Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. Elsevier. Retrieved from

  • Nayunigari, M.K., Suri, R., & Andaluri, G. (2022). Synthesis and Characterization of High Viscosity Cationic Poly(Proline-Epichlorohydrin) Composite Polymer with Antibacterial Functionalities. Polymers (Basel), 14(14). Switzerland. doi: 10.3390/polym14142797

  • Shende, T., Andaluri, G., & Suri, R. (2021). Power density modulated ultrasonic degradation of perfluoroalkyl substances with and without sparging Argon. Ultrason Sonochem, 76, p. 105639. Netherlands. doi: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2021.105639

  • Nayunigari, M.K., Gupta, S.K., Nasr, M., Andaluri, G., Suri, R., & Maity, A. (2020). Artificial neural network and cost estimation for Cr(VI) removal using polycationic composite adsorbent. Water and Environment Journal, 34(S1), pp. 29-40. doi: 10.1111/wej.12501

  • Li, H., Zhao, Y., Zhang, Z., Andaluri, G., & Ren, F. (2019). Electron-beam induced in situ growth of self-supported metal nanoparticles in ion-containing polydopamine. Materials Letters, 252, pp. 277-281. doi: 10.1016/j.matlet.2019.05.087