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Mr. Venkatarao.S

Assistant Professor, ECE Dept.

B.Tech: – Electronics and Communication Engineering,

Gudlavalleru Engineering College, Gudlavalleru (Affiliation to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad)-2008


Microelectronics and VLSI Design

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Allahabad–2011, 

Ph.D: Submitted Ph.D thesis in Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Hyderabad Campus on 2D Material Hybrid based Flexible Nano electronic Devices for Broadband Photo detector Application

Teaching Experience – 7 years
Industry Experience – 1 year

JNTU Registration No –: 
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  1. Fabrication of 2D materials and their heterostructure based electronic devices, wafer scale growth of 2D materials using chemical vapor deposition method, electronic materials and nanofabrication.

  1. Selamneni, V., Barya, P., Deshpande, N., & Sahatiya, P. Low-cost, disposable, flexible, and smartphone enabled pressure sensor for monitoring drug dosage in smart medicine applications. IEEE Sensors Journal, 19(23), 11255-11261, 2019.
  2. Selamneni, V., & Sahatiya, P. Bolometric effect enhanced ultrafast graphene based do-it-yourself wearable respiration sensor for personal healthcare monitoring. IEEE Sensors Journal, 20(7), 3452-3459, 2019.
  3. Selamneni, V., Ganeshan, S. K., & Sahatiya, P. All MoS2 based 2D/0D localized unipolar heterojunctions as flexible broadband (UV-vis-NIR) photodetectors. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 8(33), 11593-11602, 2020.

  4. Ganeshan, S. K., Selamneni, V., & Sahatiya, P. Water dissolvable MoS2 quantum dots/PVA film as an active material for destructible memristors. New Journal of Chemistry, 44(28), 11941-11948, 2020
  5. Selamneni, V., BS, Amogh., & Sahatiya, P. Highly air‐stabilized black phosphorus on disposable paper substrate as a tunnelling effect‐based highly sensitive piezoresistive strain sensor. Medical Devices & Sensors, 3(4), e10099, 2020.

  6. Bhardwaj, R., Selamneni, V., Thakur, U. N., Sahatiya, P., & Hazra, A. Detection and discrimination of volatile organic compounds by noble metal nanoparticle functionalized MoS2 coated biodegradable paper sensors. New Journal of Chemistry, 44(38), 16613-16625, 2020.

  7. Bokka, N., Selamneni, V., & Sahatiya, P. A water destructible SnS2 QD/PVA film based transient multifunctional sensor and machine learning assisted stimulus identification for non-invasive personal care diagnostics. Materials Advances, 1(8), 2818-2830, 2020.
  8. Leelasree, T., Selamneni, V., Akshaya, T., Sahatiya, P., & Aggarwal, H. MOF based flexible, low-cost chemiresistive device as a respiration sensor for sleep apnea diagnosis. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 8(44), 10182-10189, 2020. (Selected as top 50 articles published in Journal of Materials Chemistry B in 2020)
  9. Selamneni, V., Nerurkar, N., & Sahatiya, P. Large area deposition of MoSe2 on paper as a flexible near-infrared photodetector. IEEE Sensors Letters, 4(5), 1-4, 2020.
  10. Selamneni, V., Gohel, K., Bokka, N., Sharma, S., & Sahatiya, P. MoS2 Based Multifunctional Sensor for Both Chemical and Physical Stimuli and Their Classification Using Machine Learning Algorithms. IEEE Sensors Journal, 21(3), 3694-3701, 2020.
  11. Selamneni, V., Kunchur, A., & Sahatiya, P. Large-area, flexible SnS/paper-based piezoresistive pressure sensor for artificial electronic skin application. IEEE Sensors Journal, 21(4), 5143-5150, 2020.

  12. Selamneni, V., Dave, A., Mondal, S., Mihailovic, P., & Sahatiya, P. Large area pressure sensor for smart floor sensor applications—An occupancy limiting technology to combat social distancing. IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, 10(2), 98-103, 2020.
  13. Selamneni, V., Ganeshan, S. K., Nerurkar, N., Akshaya, T., & Sahatiya, P. Facile fabrication of MoSe2 on paper as an electromechanical piezoresistive pressure–strain sensor. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 70, 1-8, 2020.
  14. Selamneni, V., Raghavan, H., Hazra, A., & Sahatiya, P. MoS2/Paper Decorated with Metal Nanoparticles (Au, Pt, and Pd) Based Plasmonic‐Enhanced Broadband (Visible‐NIR) Flexible Photodetectors. Advanced Materials Interfaces8(6), 2001988, 2021. (Top cited article published in an issue between 1 Jan 2021-15 Dec 2022).
  15. Selamneni, V., Kanungo, S., & Sahatiya, P. Large area growth of SnS2/graphene on cellulose paper as a flexible broadband photodetector and investigating its band structure through first principles calculations. Materials Advances, 2(7), 2373-238, 2021.

  16. Bokka, N., Adepu, V., Selamneni, V., & Sahatiya, P. Non-contact, controlled and moisture triggered black phosphorus quantum dots/PVA film for transient electronics applications. Materials Letters, 290, 129477, 2021.
  17. Enaganti, P. K., Selamneni, V., Sahatiya, P., & Goel, S. MoS2/cellulose paper coupled with SnS2 quantum dots as 2D/0D electrode for high-performance flexible supercapacitor. New Journal of Chemistry, 45(19), 8516-8526, 2021.

  18. Selamneni, V., Reddy, K. C. S., Rao, M. S., Meza-Arroyo, J., Sahatiya, P., & Ramirez-Bon, R. All solution processed flexible p-NiO/n-CdS rectifying junction: Applications towards broadband photodetector and human breath monitoring. Applied Surface Science, 568, 150944, 2021. (Equal Contributed First author).

  19. Selamneni, V., Amogh, B. S., Bokka, N., & Sahatiya, P. Remarkably Stable Black Phosphorus Quantum Dots-Polyvinyl Alcohol Film as a Water Soluble Breath Sensor. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 68(10), 5167-5172, 2021. (Equal Contributed First author).
  20. Selamneni, V., Anand P, P., Singh, A., & Sahatiya, P. Hybrid 0D–2D WS2-QDs (n)/SnS (p) as distributed heterojunctions for highly responsive flexible broad-band photodetectors. ACS Applied Electronic Materials, 3(9), 4105-4114, 2021.

  21. Selamneni, V., Akshaya, T., Adepu, V., & Sahatiya, P. Laser-assisted micropyramid patterned PDMS encapsulation of 1D tellurium nanowires on cellulose paper for highly sensitive strain sensor and its photodetection studies. Nanotechnology, 32(45), 455201, 2021.
  22. Bokka, N., Selamneni, V., Adepu, V., Jajjara, S., & Sahatiya, P. (2021). Water soluble flexible and wearable electronic devices: a review. Flexible and Printed Electronics, 6 043006, 2021.

  23. Selamneni, V., Kolli, C. S. R., A. Muñiz Martínez, B., Fest Carreno, A., Emanuel Sanchez, D., Terrones, M., Strupiechonski E, De Luna Bugallo A, & Sahatiya, P. Broadband, Ultra-High-Responsive Monolayer MoS2/SnS2 Quantum-Dot-Based Mixed-Dimensional Photodetector. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 14, 13, 15415–15425, 2022. (Equal Contributed First author).
  24. Selamneni, V., Adepu, V., Raghavan, H., & Sahatiya, P.  Ultra-high Responsivity and Enhanced Trap Assisted Charge Transfer by Utilizing Ti3C2TX (MXene) as a Transport Layer for ReS2 based Flexible Broadband Photodetector: A better Alternative to Graphene. FlatChem, 33,100363, 2022.

  25. Selamneni, V., S. Sukruth, P. Sahatiya, Performance Enhancement of Highly Flexible SnS(p)/MoS2(n) Heterostructure based Broadband Photodetector by Piezo-Phototronic Effect. FlatChem, 33,100379, 2022.

  26. Selamneni, V., Mukherjee, A., Raghavan, H., Gomathi, P.T., Kolli, C.S.R., Pal, S., Hazra, A. and Sahatiya, P. Plasmonic Au Nanoparticles Coated on ReS2 Nanosheets for Visible-Near-Infrared Photodetectors. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 5(8), 11381-11390, 2022.

  27. Selamneni, V., and Sahatiya, P. Mixed Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenide (TMDs) vdW Heterostructure based Photodetectors: A Review, Microelectronic Engineering, 269, 111926, 2022.
  28. Gowtham Polumati, Chandra Sekhar Reddy K, Venkatrao Selamneni, Mario Flores Salazar, Andres De Luna Bugallo and Parikshit Sahatiya Modulation of Schottky Barrier Height by Nitrogen Doping and its Influence on Responsivity of Monolayer MoS2 Photodetector, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 10, 2202108, 2023.


  1. Selamneni and P. Sahatiya, “Stacked 1D Tellurium Nanowires/Paper based Pressure Sensor with Laser Assisted Patterned PDMS Encapsulation,” 2021 IEEE International Flexible Electronics Technology Conference (IFETC), 2021, pp. 0013-0015.
  2. Venkatarao Selamneni, Chandra Sekhar Reddy Kolli, and Parikshit Sahatiya, “High-performance Broadband Photodetector based on a WS2-QD/monolayer MoS2 0D/2D Mixed-dimensional Heterostructure,” IEEE Xplore proceedings, ICEE-IEEE 2022.

  1. Vivek Adepu, Naveen Bokka, Venkatarao Selamneni, Thanga Gomathi Paramasivan, Parikshit Sahatiya,Flexible and Wearable Strain/Pressure Sensors, Encyclopedia of Materials: Electronics, Academic Press, 180-198, 2023
  2. Selamneni V., Bokka N., Adepu V., Sahatiya P. Carbon Nanomaterials for Emerging Electronic Devices and Sensors. In: Hazra A., Goswami R. (eds) Carbon Nanomaterial Electronics: Devices and Applications. Advances in Sustainability Science and Technology, pp. 215-258, Springer, Singapore, 2021
  1. Pariskhit Sahatiya, Venkatarao SelamneniA Method of Manufacturing a Sensor Mat and A Smart Sensing Door Mat Thereof”, Application number: 202211008833, patent number: IN-PA-2984.
  • Qualified in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2009 (National Level Exam for
    Higher Education in India in prestigious Institutes). GATE Rank: 1107.
  • Secured Best image in MRS Fall meeting 2020 Science as Art.
  • Received Best Poster Award at IEEE ICEE 2020 conference, IIT Delhi, (virtual).
  • Received Appreciation Award in International Sci-Art Image Competition, INYAS, IIT Hyderabad.
  • Research Proposal was selected for Indian Nanoelectronics Users Program (INUP), CeNSE, IISC and IIT Bombay.