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Vineeth Gattu, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Principal Materials Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory

Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering



842 West Taylor Street, MC 246, Chicago, IL 60607

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Research Interests:

  • Corrosion
  • Electrochemistry
  • Metallurgy

Selected Publications

Gattu, V.K, Ebert, W.L., and Indacochea J.E. “Corrosion Rates Measured using Potentiostatic Redox Conditions for Modeling Nuclear Waste Form Performance”. (submitted, August 2022).

Gattu, V.K, Rahman, T., Ebert, W.L., and Indacochea J.E. “Effects of Mo additions on the potentiostatic corrosion behaviour of multiphase 316L SS-based alloys.” Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology (2022): 1-8.

Gattu, V.K, Han S., Chen X., Park H.S., Ebert W.L., and Indacochea J.E. (2022). “Impact of added Inconel and stainless steel on zirconium-based alloys for nuclear waste applications”. Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology, 1-11.

Gattu, V.K, Ebert, W.L., Indacochea J.E., Cruse T.A., and Fortner J.A. “Electrochemical corrosion of multiphase stainless steel-based alloy nuclear waste forms.” Nature npj Materials Degradation 6.1 (2022): 1-8.

Gattu, V.K, Ebert, W.L., Indacochea J.E., and Frank, S.M. “Electrochemical Corrosion of a Multiphase Alloy/Oxide Composite Nuclear Waste Form”. Corrosion Science 184 (2021): 109358.

Ebert, W. L., & Gattu, V. K. (2020). Metal Waste Forms. Comprehensive Nuclear Materials. Elsevier.

Indacochea, J.E., & Gattu, V. K. (2020). Fracture and Fatigue Part B: Structural Steels. Structural Engineering Handbook, Fifth Edition. McGraw-Hill Education.


Ph.D., Materials Engineering
University of Illinois

M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University

B. Tech, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee