Venkat Pattabathula | AIChE

Venkat Pattabathula

Venkat Pattabathula is the Global Ammonia Technology Manager for Incitec Pivot at its facility at Gibson Island, Brisbane, Australia (Email: He supports manufacturing facilities in Australia and North America. His role involves high-level technical support to all ammonia plants of Incitec Pivot and its subsidiary Dyno Nobel Americas. His specialties include process design, project development, commissioning, plant operation, process safety management, manufacturing excellence programs, and networking with the global ammonia industry. He has a master’s degree (MTech) in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and has worked in many nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing companies in India, the Middle East, and North America over the past 25+ years. Pattabathula has been an elected member of the Ammonia Safety Committee of AIChE since 2005, and has been a member of AIChE since 1989. He is a chartered professional engineer of Engineers Australia.