RESEARCH SCHOLARS
S.NO
PHOTO
NAME
RESEARCH INTERESTS
E-MAIL ID
1
Arpita Ghosh
Fuel cell
arpita [at] physics.iitm.ac.in
2
Vasumathy Ravishankar
 
vasumathy [at] physics.iitm.ac.in
3
Vani
 
vanirajagopalg [at] gmail.com
4
Priji
Applications of nanomaterials in fuel cell.
prijittm1 [at]gmail.com
5
Sreetama Ghosh
Carbon dioxide capture and conversion
sreetama[at]physics.iitm.ac.in.
6

Sandhyarani M

Supercapacitor and water purification

smangisetti [at]physics.iitm.ac.in.

7
Meenakshi Seshadhri
Application of nanomaterials in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell
meenakshi[at] physics.iitm.ac.in.
8
Ajay Piriya
Application of nanomaterials for energy storage application
ajaypiriya[at]physics.iitm.ac.in
9
Sai Smruti
Hydrogen storage
ph15d009[at]smail.iitm.ac.in
10
Dipsika Ganguly
dipsikha[at]physics.iitm.ac.in
11
Nisha Ranjan
Nanolubricants
ranjannisha28[at]gmail.com
12
Mamta Meenia
  mamtamenia[at]gmail.com
13
Guruprasad Hegde
Thermoelectric application
guruprasad.s.hegde[at]gmail.com
14
Vetrivel
Carbon nanomaterials for sensor application
mrvetrivels[at] gmail.com
15
Anamika Ghosh
Nanomaterials
nmkghosh04@gmail.com
COMPLETED Ph.D STUDENTS
S.No
PHOTO
STUDENT NAME
TITLE OF THE THESIS
Current position
1.
Dr. T. R. Kesavan
Hydrogen absorption in cubic Laves phase Zr based alloys (1998)
To be updated
2.
Dr. R. Sivakumar
Hydrogen absorption studies in Zr based AB3 alloys (2000)

Associate Professor ,

Department of Physics,

Pondicherry University.

3.
Dr. N. Mani
Hydrogen absorption studies in Zr/Mm based AB2 , AB3 ,AB5 alloys (2004)

Vice President,

Research and Development, Ingsman Energy and Fuelcell Research organization, Chennai.

4.
Dr. M. M. Shaijumon
Synthesis of carbon nanotubes and energy-related applications (2005)

Assistant Professor,

IISER Thiruvananthapuram.

5.
Dr. M.  Kandavel
Hydrogen absorption studies in Ti/Zr and Mg based  nanomaterials (2005)

Chemical Engineer,

SunEdison Energy India Pvt Ltd.

6.

Dr. A. Leela Mohana Reddy

Nanostructured materials for optical switches and Fuel cells (2007)

Postdoctoral fellow,

Ajayan Research Group,

Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science,

Rice University.

7.
Dr. M. Krishna Kumar
Photo Electrochemical – photovoltaic production of Hydrogen and hydrogen sensors (2008)

Scientist I,

Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE),

Singapore.

8.
Dr. G. Srinivas
Effect of hydrogen on the thermo-power and magnetocaloric effect in materials(2008)

Postdoctoral Research Associate,

Department of Chemistry,
University College London.

9.
Dr. R. B. Rakhi
Nanostructured materials for energy and biological related applications (2009)
[Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics 2009]

Postdoctoral fellow,

King Abdulla University of Science and Technology (KAUST),
Saudi Arabia

 

10.
Dr. Neetu Jha
Carbon nanotubes based direct methanol fuel cells and biosensor applications (2009)
DAE - Scientist at Institute Of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.
11.
Dr. R. Imran Jafri

Synthesis of Carbon based nanomaterials and their applications in Fuel cells and SuperScapacitors (2011)

[Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics 2011]

Scientist,

Centre for Fuel Cell Technology,

Chennai.

12.
Dr. Ashish Kumar Mishra

Environmental applications of metal oxide/polymer-carbon based nanocomposites (2011)

[Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics 2012]

Postdoctoral fellow

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI),

Troy, New york.

 

13.
Dr. Tessy Theres Baby
Carbon based nano materials for field emission, Bio sensors and nanofluids applications (2012)

Bhagyalakshmi & Krishna Ayengar Award 2012

Postdoctoral fellow,

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT),

Germany.

14.
Dr. Jyothirmayee Aravind S S
Carbon based nano materials for fuel cells, Bio sensors and nanofluids applications (2012)

Postdoctoral fellow,

University of Notre Dame.

 

 

15.
Dr. Eswaraiah V

Carbon nano structures reinforced polymer composites for EMI shielding, Nanolubricant and their mechanical properties.

(2013)

Postdoctoral fellow

Trinity College Dublin,

Ireland.

16.

Dr. Basanth. S. Kalanoor

 

 

Guides:

Prof. Prem B Bisht & Prof. S. Ramaprabhu

 

Optical nonlinearity and dynamics of the graphene composites and laser
dyes on picoseconds time scale

(2013)

Postdoctoral fellow,

Bar-Ilan University,

Israel.

17.
Dr. Adarsh Kaniyoor

Carbon nanostructured ensembles for photo voltaics and gas sensing applications. (2013)

Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics 2013

Bhagyalakshmi & Krishna Ayengar Award 2013

Postdoctoral fellow,

Trinity College Dublin,

Ireland.

18.
Dr. Vinayan B P

Carbon based nano materials for fuel Cell, hydrogen storage and Lithium ion battery application.

(2013)

Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics 2013

Postdoctoral fellow,

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT),

Germany.

 

Awarded

Alexander von Humboldt

fellowship 2014.

19.
Dr. Tamilarasan P.

Synthesis of ionic liquid functionalized carbon nanomaterials and their applications in supercapacitor, carbon dioxide capture and conversion

(2014)

Best thesis in Ph.D in Energy/Physics, 2014

Project officer, IIT Madras
20.
1
Dr. Divya P.
Carbon based nano materials for fuel Cell, hydrogen storage and drug delivery applications




divya[at]physics.iitm.ac.in
21.
4
Dr. Pranati Nayak

Applications of Carbon Based Nano Materials in Biosensors and field emission.

 

Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics 2015

Institute research award-2015

 

pranati[at]physics.iitm.ac.in

 

 

 

22.
3
Dr. Mridula Baro H.
Applications of nanomaterial in Solar Cell and hydrogen sensors, nanofluid technology.
mridula[at]physics.iitm.ac.in

 

23.

Dr. Jaidev H.
Synthesis of metal oxide nanostructures. Nano fluid, supercapacitor, Photoluminescence, gas sensors.
jaidev[at]physics.iitm.ac.in

 

24.

Dr. Madhumita Sahoo

 

Applications of nanomaterials in nanofluids, fuel cell and Li-ion battery.

 

Institute Research Award_2016

Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics -2017

 

 

Post doctoral fellow

University of Manchester, UK madhumita[at]physics.iitm.ac.in

25.
Dr. Ashok P
Heteroatom doped nancarbon supported noble and non- noble metal as cathode catalyst for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell
ashokpullamsetty[at]gmail.com

 

26
Dr.Divya N
Investigation of carbon heterostructures for photovoltaic application and hydrogen induced properties of TiO2 nanocomposites
divyanechiyil [at] gmail.com
27.

Sneha

MS student

Synthesis and tribological studies of carbon nanomaterials dispersed oil based lubricant

snehasruthi27[ at] gmail.com
28.
Dr.Raghu Sripada

Carbon nanostrucrured composites for lithium ion , Sodium ion batteries and Hygrogen sensors

Institute Research Award 2017

raghu.physica[at] gmail.com
S.No
PHOTO
STUDENT NAME
TITLE OF THE THESIS
Current position
1
Ananya G
Application of nanomaterials in lithium ion,lithium sulfur batteries and supercapacitors
Thesis Submitted
2

Rashmi Shende

Thermo optical, Tribological and electrochemical studies on novel carbon nanocomposites for energy applications

 

Institute Research Award 2017

Thesis submitted

3

A.S. Asalatha

Applications of hybrid carbon nanocomposites

asa [at] physics.iitm.ac.in

Thesis to be submitted

         
PROJECT STAFFS
 
NAME
RESEARCH INTERESTS
INFO
1

Dr .P . Baraneedharan
Graphene- Metal oxide nanohybrids for sensor application
Senior Research Associate
2
Dr. T. Lavanya
Synthesis of carbon nanofibers using electrospinning technique
Postdoctoral fellow
3.
Dr. Maheeshwari
Fuel Cell
Research associate
4.
Arunkumar
Synthesis of Polymer electrolytes
Research associate
5
Rama
Synthesis of carbon nanocomposites
Project Associate
6
Jayachandran
Fuel cell

Project Associate

 

7
shyiamala Devi
Synthesis of carbon nanotubes
Project Associate
8
Kannadasan
Project Technician
9
 
Gowtham
 
Project Technician
10
Dhanya
Hydrogen storage
Project associate
11
Ashwin
Project associate

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