Prof. Ramaprabhu S.
Head, Alternative Energy and Nanotechnology Laboratory (AENL)
Nano-Functional Materials Technology Centre (NFMTC)
Department of Physics, IIT Madras,
Phone: (O) + 91 44 22574862 (R) + 91 44 22576862
Fax: (O) + 91 44 22570509/4852
Applications of nanomaterials in fuel cells and battery applications.
Nanofluid and Nanolubricant.
Design and Development of Flexible Polymer Nano composite Based Strain Sensors and Gas sensors.
Nanomaterials for Biosensors.
Theoretical and Experimental Studies on Battery Cathode Materials. email@example.com
Ferro Electric Supercapacitor
Abhaya Prasada Mohapatra
High Entropy Alloys and Applications
Eelctrocatalysis, Lithium Air Battery and Sodium-ion Battery.
Applications of electrospun carbon nanofibres for supercapacitor, water purification.
Study of nanomaterials for flexible bio sensing and biomedical applications.
Dhanya A R
Hydrogen storage and fuel cell.
Nanomaterials for EMI Shielding. firstname.lastname@example.org
PEMFC and Nano coolants.
THESIS TO BE SUBMITTED
Dr. A Aashish
Synthesis of Reduced Graphene oxide and Nitrogen Dopped Graphene.
Synthesis of Nanomaterials
Synthesis of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT) and Graphene Quantum Dots.
Dr. T. R. Kesavan
Hydrogen absorption in cubic Laves phase Zr based alloys (1998).
Dr. N. Mani
Hydrogen absorption studies in Zr/Mm based AB2 , AB3 , AB5 alloys (2004). Managing Director, R&D, Ingsman Energy and Fuelcell Research organization, Chennai.
Dr. M. Kandavel
Hydrogen absorption studies in Ti/Zr and Mg based nanomaterials (2005). Program Manager For CDT in Sustainable Hydrogen, University of Nottingham.
Dr. M. Krishna Kumar
Photo Electrochemical – photovoltaic production of Hydrogen and hydrogen sensors (2008). Scientist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Singapore.
Dr. R. B. Rakhi
Nanostructured materials for energy and biological related applications (2009). Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics-2009. UGC Assistant Prof., University of Kerala.
Dr. R. Imran Jafri
Synthesis of Carbon based nanomaterials and their application in Fuel cells and Supercapacitors (2011). Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics 2011. Assistant Professor Christ University, Bangalore.
Dr. Tessy Theres Baby
Carbon based nano materials for field emission, Bio sensors and nanofluids applications (2012). Bhagyalakshmi & Krishna Ayengar Award 2012. Research Scientist, KIT, Germany.
Dr. Eswaraiah V
Carbon nano structures reinforced polymer composites for EMI shielding, Nanolubricant and their mechanical properties (2013). Research Assistant Professor, SRM University, Chennai.
Dr. Adarsh Kaniyoor
Carbon nanostructured ensembles for photo voltaics & gas sensing applications (2013).Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics-2013. Bhagyalakshmi & Krishna Ayengar Award 2013. Research Associate at University of Cambridge.
Dr. Tamilarasan P.
Synthesis of ionic liquid functionalized carbon nanomaterials and their applications in super capacitor, carbon dioxide capture and conversion (2014). Best thesis in Ph.D in Energy/Physics, 2014. Scientist, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi, India.
Dr. Pranati Nayak
Applications of Carbon Based Nano Materials in Biosensors and field emission (2015). Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics-2015. Institute research award-2015. Newton Fellow, University of Oxford.
Dr. Jaidev H.
Synthesis of metal oxide nanostructures. Nano fluid, Supercapacitor, Photoluminescence, Gas sensors (2016). Assistant Prof., Jabalpur Engineering College, India.
Dr. Ashok P
Heteroatom doped nancarbon supported noble and non- noble metal as cathode catalyst for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (2017).
Sneha (MS student)
Synthesis and tribological studies of carbon nanomaterials dispersed oil based lubricant (2017). Research Engineer, Saint Gobain, India.
Dr. A.S. Asalatha
Contact metal permeation effects and potential hydrogen storage in carbon-based materials (2018). Institute Research Award-2018. Research Associate at IIT-Madras.
Dr. Priji C
Study of electrochemical characteristics of carbon nanocomposites for fuel cell and sodium ion battery applications (2019). Best thesis in Ph.D in Energy/Physics – 2019 (Mrs. Abayambal & Natrajan Award).
Dr. Sandhyarani M.
Carbon Hybrid Nanocomposites for energy storage energy conservation and environmental applications (2020)
Dr. Ajay Piriya V.S.
Design of Electrode Materials for the Advancement of Sodium-ion/sulfur, Iron ion and Aluminium ion Batteries (2020).
Institute Research Award-2019. Best thesis in Ph.D in Energy/Physics-2020. Best thesis in the area of Environment-Friendly Technologies-2020 (GE Ecomagination Excellence Award). Post Doctoral Research Fellow at University College London.
Dr. Sai Smruti Samantaray
Dr. R. Sivakumar
Hydrogen absorption studies in Zr based AB3 alloys (2000). Associate Professor, Dept of Physics, Pondicherry University.
Dr. M. M. Shaijumon
Synthesis of carbon nanotubes and energy-related applications (2005). Associate Professor, IISER Thiruvananthapuram.
Dr. A. Leela Mohana Reddy
Nanostructured materials for optical switches and Fuel cells (2007). Associate Professor, Wayne State University, USA.
Bhagyalakshmi & Krishna Ayengar Award – 2007.
Dr. G. Srinivas
Effect of hydrogen on the thermo-power and magnetocaloric effect in materials (2008). Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept of Chemistry, University College London.
Dr. Neetu Jha
Carbon nanotubes based direct methanol fuel cells and biosensor applications (2009). UGC Assistant Prof., Institute Of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.
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.
Dr. Jyothirmayee Aravind S S
Carbon based nano materials for fuel cells, Bio sensors and nanofluids applications (2012).
Postdoctoral fellow, University of Wyoming, USA.
Dr. Basanth. S. Kalanoor
Optical nonlinearity and dynamics of the graphene composites and laser dyes on picoseconds time scale (2013). Postdoctoral fellow, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
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. Alexander Von Humboldt fellow. Research Scientist, Helmholtz-Institute Ulm (HIU), Germany.
Dr. Divya P.
Carbon based nano materials for fuel Cell, hydrogen storage and drug delivery applications (2015).
Dr. Mridula Baro H.
Applications of nanomaterial in Solar Cell and hydrogen sensors, nanofluid technology (2015). Assistant Prof., Cotton University, Guwahati.
Dr. Madhumita Sahoo
Applications of nanomaterials in nanofluids, fuel cell and Li-ion battery (2016). Institute Research Award-2016. Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics -2017. Post doctoral fellow, University of Manchester, UK.
Investigation of carbon heterostructures for photovoltaic application & hydrogen induced properties of TiO2 nanocomposites (2017). Research Associate, IISER -Pune, India.
Dr. Rashmi Chandrabhan Shende
Thermo optical, Tribological & electrochemical studies on novel carbon nanocomposites for energy applications (2017). Institute Research Award-2017. Best thesis Laskar Award in Physics -2018. Researcher at Graphene Lab, TATA Steel.
Dr. Arpita Ghosh
Investigation of Electrochemical Properties of Carbon Nanostructures in Conjunction with Metal based Composites Towards Energy Conversion and Storage Applications (2018). Institute Research Award 2018. Post Doctoral Fellow at Sorbonne University, France.
Dr. Sreetama Ghosh
Carbon capture and electrochemical CO2 reduction utilizing metal oxide and metal carbide based carbon nanocomposites (2019). Institute Research award – 2019, Bhagyalakshmi & Krishna Ayengar Award – 2019. Post Doctoral Fellow at Chalmers University of Technology-Sweden.
Dr. Vasumathy Ravishankar
Studies on Ion Transport Through Graphene Oxide Membranes (2020). Post Doctoral Fellow at IISc Bangalore.
Dr. Meenakshi Seshadhri
Synthesis and Applications of Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Devices (2020). Institute Research Award-2020. Post Doctoral Fellow at IT, Czech Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Vani R
Mechanically stable, Self humidifying, Eco-friendly and Economical membranes for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (2020).