Ph.D. Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Denver, 1976
M.S. Mechanics and Materials Science, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1972
B.E. Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University, 1967
Thermal energy storage
Thin and thick film CVD deposition
Vapor pressure measurements
M.S. Rahman, S. Divi, D. Chandra, and J. Daemen, "Effect of different salts on the corrosion properties of friction type A607 steel rock bolt in simulated concentrated water," Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, 23  665-673 (2008).
A. Talekar, D. Chandra, R. Chellappa, J. Daemen, N. Tamura, and M. Kunz, "Oxidation kinetics of high strength low alloy steels at elevated temperatures,"Corrosion Science, 50  2804-2815 (2008).
O. Palumbo, A. Paolone, R. Cantelli, and D. Chandra, "Lithium nitride as hydrogen storage material,"International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33  3107-3110 (2008).
D. Chandra, A. Sharma, R. Chellappa, W.N. Cathey, F.E. Lynch, R.E. Bowman, J.R. Wermer, and S.N. Paglieri, "Hydriding and structural characteristics of thermally cycled and cold-worked V-0.5 at.%C alloy,"Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 452  312-324 (2008).
W.-M. Chien, J. Lamb, D. Chandra, A. Hug, J. Richardson, and E. Maxey, "Phase evolution of Li2ND, LiD and LiND2 in hydriding/dehydriding of Li3N,"Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 446-447 (2007) 463-367.
R.S. Chellappa, D. Chandra, M. Somayazulu, S.A. Gramsch, and R.J. Hemley, "Pressure-induced phase transitions in LiNH2," Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111  10785-10789 (2007).
A. Hug, R.W. Richardson, E.R. Maxey, D. Chandra, and W.-M. Chien, "Structural studies of deuteration and dedeuteration of Li3N by use of in situ neutron diffraction," Journal of Physical Chemistry C,111  10712-10717 (2007).
A. Hug, J.W. Richardson, E.R. Maxey, D. Chandra, and W.-M. Chien, "Structural studies of Li3N using neutron powder diffraction,"Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 436 [1-2] 256-260 (2007).
R.S. Chellappa, D. Chandra, S.A. Gramsch, R.J. Hemley, J.-F. Lin, and Y. Song, "Pressure-induced phase transformations in LiAlH4," Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110  11088-11097 (2006).
D. Chandra, J.J. Reilly, and R. Chellappa, "Metal hydrides for vehicular applications: the state of the art,"JOM, 58  26-32 (2006).
S. Divi, R. Chellappa, and D. Chandra, "Heat capacity measurement of organic thermal energy storage materials," Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 38  1312-1326 (2006).