RESEARCH SCHOLARS
S.NO
PHOTO
NAME
RESEARCH INTERESTS
E-MAIL ID
1
Meenakshi Seshadhri
Proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Lithium ion, and Lithium sulfur batteries
meenakshi@physics.iitm.ac.in.
2
Sai Smruti
Hydrogen storage studies in graphene based composites
ph15d009@smail.iitm.ac.in
3
Ajay Piriya
Applications of carbon nanocomposites for secondary batteries
ajaypiriya@physics.iitm.ac.in
4
Dipsika Ganguly
Applications of nanomaterials in fuel cells and battery applications
dipsikha@physics.iitm.ac.in
5
Nisha Ranjan
Nanofluid and Nanolubricant
ranjannisha28@gmail.com
6
Mamta Meenia
Applications of electrospun carbon nanofibres for supercapacitor
mamtamenia@gmail.com
7
Guruprasad Hegde
Fuel Cells and Lithium air battery
guruprasad.s.hegde@gmail.com
8
Vetrivel
Design and Fabrication of Flexible Carbon Nanomaterials based Strain and Gas Sensors
mrvetrivels@gmail.com
9
Anamika Ghosh
Study of nanomaterials for flexible bio sensing and biomedical applications
nmkghosh04@gmail.com
10
Dhanya A R
Hydrogen storage and fuel cell
dhanya.dhans.ar.8@gmail.com
11
Sana Fathima
Nanomaterials for Biosensors
sanaftk@gmail.com
12
Abhijit
Theoretical Studies on Battery Cathode Materials
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)

Assistant Professor,

Wayne State University,

USA .

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]

Assistant Professor,

IIT(BHU),

Varanasi.

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)

Assistant Professor,

SRM University,

Chennai.

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

Post Doctroral Fellow,

Center for Materials Elaboration and Structural Studies,

France

27.

Sneha

MS student

Synthesis and tribological studies of carbon nanomaterials dispersed oil based lubricant

snehasruthi27[ at] gmail.com
28

Dr. Rashmi Chandrabhan Shende

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

 

Institute Research Award 2017

Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics -2018

 

Research Associate at IIT Madras

29

Dr. A.S. Asalatha

“Contact metal permeation effects and potential hydrogen storage in carbon-based materials"


Institute Research Award 2018

asa [at] physics.iitm.ac.in

 

S.No
PHOTO
STUDENT NAME
TITLE OF THE THESIS
Current position
1
Arpita Ghosh
Investigation of Electrochemical Properties of Carbon Nanostructures in Conjunction with Metal based Composites Towards Energy Cinversion and Storage Applications

Institute Research Award 2018

arpita [at] physics.iitm.ac.in

Thesis to be submitted

2
Priji
Proton exchange membrane fuel cell, Direct ethanol fuel cell, Sodium ion battery

prijittm1@gmail.com

Thesis to be submitted

3
Vasumathy Ravishankar
Diffusion modelling and mass transport across 2D membranes

vasumathy@physics.iitm.ac.in

Thesis to be submitted

4
Vani
Fuel cells

vanirajagopalg@gmail.com

Thesis to be submitted

5
Sreetama Ghosh
Carbon dioxide capture and conversion

sreetama@physics.iitm.ac.in

Thesis to be submitted

6

Sandhyarani M

Supercapacitor, CO2 capture and water purification

smangisetti@physics.iitm.ac.in

Thesis to be submitted

PROJECT STAFFS
 
NAME
RESEARCH INTERESTS
INFO
1
Dr. T. Lavanya
Electrospun metal oxide /Carbon nanofiber composites for energy storage applications and environmental remediation
Postdoctoral fellow
2.
Dr. Maheeshwari
Synthesis of carbon based materials as support for energy storage and conversion systems
Research associate
3.
Dr. Arunkumar
Synthesis of Polymer electrolytes
Research associate
4.
A. Ariharan
Nanostructured Hybrid Carbon Materials for Energy Storage Applications
Research associate
5
Rama
Synthesis of Reduced Graphene oxide and Nitrogen dopped graphene
Project Associate
6
Jayachandran
Fuel cell

Project Associate

 

7
shyiamala Devi
Synthesis of Multiwall carbon nanotubes(MWCNT) and Graphene quantum dots
Project Associate
8
Kannadasan
Project Technician
9
Gowtham
 
Project Technician
10
Abinaya
Synthesis of metal oxide/carbon nano composites
Project Associate
11
Vivek Bhat
Carbon nanocomposites for Sensors
Project Associate
12
Bhaskar Chandra Moharana
Nanomaterial Synthesis
Project Associate

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