Dr. P. Thangadurai

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Academics: 
Degree Specialization University / Institution Year of Completion
1 Ph.D. Physics-Materials ScienceManonmaniam Sundaranar University1991
2 M.Phil. PhysicsMadurai Kamaraj University1999
3 M.Sc. PhysicsMadurai Kamaraj University1994
4 B.Sc. PhysicsManonmaniam Sundaranar University1991
Total Experience: 
3 Years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Materials Science & Nano Technology

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Conducted(Last 3 Years): 
Year
Programme
Sponsor
Position held
2008
Workshop on Nanostructured Materials
Alumni of University of Madras
Organizing committee
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 
Year
Organized
Level of Participation
Title of Programme (International/National/Institution)
2010
Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Paper presentation
Frontiers in EELS
2009
NCSRD and national technional University of Athens Athens, Greece
Participant
Workshop on Nanotechnology for electronic and photonic applications (part of  ESSDERC-ESSCIRC combined conference)
2008
Russel Berrie Nanotechnology Institute-Technion, Israel
Paper presentation
RBNI Fall Symposium
2008
IMS Microelectronics, Austria
Oral presentation
RIMANA QM36 (Month 36) Meeting
2008
EMRS, France
Paper presentation
European Materials Research Society Symposium (EMRS-2008)
2008
University of Applied Sciences, Austria
 
RIMANA QM10 (Month 30) Meeting 
Honours / Awards (if any): 
Year
Details of award / Prize
Contribution for which awarded
2007
Quoted as a Biographee, 2007 Edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World
Research in Nanotechnology
Contact Details
Email: 
thangadurai.p@gmail.com

Dr. Amruth G. Kumar

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

ICT in Education, Social Science Education, Economics of Education, Philosophy of Education.

Publications (in last 3 years): 

Journals

1. Kumar, Amruth G.; Nair, Devika R. "Influence of Institutional Climate Perception on the Professional Aspirations of Teacher Educators". Pub Date: 2006-08-10. ERIC Publication (ED492930).
2. Kumar, Amruth G. “A Study on Group Differences in the Relationship between Organisational Climate Perception and Teaching Competence of Primary School Teachers”. Pub Date: 2010-01-10. ERIC Publication (ED510279)
3. Amruth G Kumar. “Influence of organizational climate perception on Professional Aspirations of Teacher Educators”. PRAGATHY – Interdisciplinary Research Journal, Vol 1, Issue 1,July-Sept 2008, p 35-40. ISSN. 0975-377X.
4. Amruth G Kumar& Devika.R. “Effectiveness of Multimedia Learning Package in Teaching Social Science at primary level”. Experiments in Education,Vol 36,Issue 6, June 2008, p139-143
5. Amruth G Kumar. “Influence of Organisational climate perception on teaching competence of primary school teachers”. Experiments in Education, Vol 36, Issue 10, Oct 2008, p5-12
6. Amruth G Kumar. “Role of women in population control and Poverty      eradication”. Aksharasree. Vol 8,Issue 2, June 2008, p 3-5
7. Amruth G Kumar. “Information literacy”. Aksharasree. Vol 8,Issue 7, December 2008, p 3-5
8. Amruth G Kumar & Devika R. “Educational Research in Kerala”. AIAER journal. Vol. ,Issue , June 2009, P56-58. ISSN. 0970-9827.
9. Amruth G Kumar. “Dr Lalage Bown: The privileged lived for unprivileged”. Prodh Siksha – Indian Adult Education Association ( IAEA). Vol.2, Issue. 12, Feb 2010, p
10. Amruth G Kumar. “Relationship between Information Literacy and Institutional climte Perception of Post graduate students”. EduTrack. Vol.10, Issue.1. ISSN. 0972-9844.
11. Amruth G Kumar. “Issues and Challenges of Female labour Migration”. PRAGATHY – Interdisciplinary Research Journal, Vol 4, Issue 112,Apr- June 2010, p 35-40. ISSN.0975-377X.

Contact Details
Mobile No: 
9488083095
Email: 
amruthamar@gmail.com

Dr. K. Suresh Babu

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Total Experience: 
4 Years
Publications (in last 3 years): 

National
K. Suresh Babu, A. Karakoti, S. Seal, A cost effective nanostructure catalytic coating on steel to prevent environmental degradation, STEEL TECH 2, 2008, 26-29.

International

  • Suresh Babu, Jung-Hyun Cho, Janet M. Dowding, Eric Heckert, Chris Komanski, Soumen Das, Jimmie Colon, Cheryl H. Baker, Michael Bass, William T. Self and Sudipta Seal, Multicolored redox active upconverter cerium oxide nanoparticle for bio-imaging and therapeutics, Chemical Communications 46, 2010, 6915-17.
  • A.Vincent, T. Inerbaev, S. Babu, A. S. Karakoti, W. T. Self, A. E. Masunov, S. Seal, Tuning hydrated nanoceria surfaces: Experimental/Theoretical investigations of ion exchange and implications in organic and inorganic interactions, Langmuir 26, 2010, 7188-98.
  • Virendra Singh, Suresh babu, Ajay Karakoti, Arvind Agarwal, Sudipta Seal, Effect of submicron grains on ionic conductivity of nanocrystalline doped ceria, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 10(10), 2010, 6495-6503.
  • Vincent, K. Suresh Babu, E. Heckert, J. Dowding, S. M. Hirst, T. M. Inerbaev, W. T. Self, C. M. Reily, A. E. Masunov, T. S. Rahman, S. Seal, Protonated nanoparticle surface governing ligand tethering and tumor targeting, ACS Nano 3, 2009, 1203-1211. 7188-98.
  • K. Suresh Babu, R. Kumar, T. Inerbaev, A. Masunov, A. Schulte, S. Seal, Dopant mediated oxygen vacancy tuning in ceria nanoparticles, Nanotechnology 20, 2009, 085713:1-5.
  • Kumar, K. Suresh Babu, A. S. Karakoti, A. Schulte, S. Seal, Luminescence properties of Europium Doped Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles – Role of Vacancy and Oxidation states,  Langmuir 25, 2009, 10998-11007.
  • Y. Chen, S. Omar, A.K. Keshri, K. Balani, K. Babu, J. C. Nino, S. Seal, A. Agarwal, Ionic conductivity of plasma sprayed nanocrystalline YSZ electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells, Scripta Materialia 60, 2009, 1023-1026.
  • K. Suresh Babu , A. Schulte, S. Seal, Defects and symmetry influence on visible emission of Eu doped nanoceria, Applied Physics Letters 92, 2008, 123112:1-3 (Highlighted in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 17, April 14, 2008)

Presentations in International Conference

  • Linker-induced increase of the visible photoluminescence of folic-acid conjugated titania nanoparticles, NANOFLORIDA 2009 – Second Annual Nanoscience Technology Symposium, September 25-26, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA.         Protonated nanoparticle surface governing ligand tethering and cellular targeting,NANOFLORIDA 2009 – Second Annual Nanoscience Technology Symposium, September 25-26, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Elucidating the role of vacancy and trivalent cerium concentration on the fluorescence properties of europium doped cerium oxide solid solution, NANOFLORIDA 2009 – Second Annual Nanoscience Technology Symposium, September 25-26, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Optical properties of the Folic Acid/APTMS-conjugated TiO2 nanoparticles, Florida Society for Materials Simulation (FSMS) Meeting, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, July 28-29, 2009.
  • Optical properties of the Folic Acid/APTMS-conjugated TiO2 nanoparticles, APS March Meeting 2009, Pittsburgh, PA, March 16-20, 2009
  • Exploring Transferrin-Receptor Mediated Nanoparticle Cell Interactions at Single-Molecule Level during Cellular Uptake, TMS 2009 – 138th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, February 15-19, 2009, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Effect of nano grains on ionic conductivity of doped ceria for IT-SOFC, American Ceramic Society - 33rd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites, January 18-23, 2009, Daytona Beach, FL, USA.
  • Scalable Rare-earth nanostructured Catalytic Coatings for High temperature protection of Aluminides, American Ceramic Society - 33rd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites, January 18-23, 2009, Daytona Beach, FL, USA.
  • Defect engineering and morphological modifications of rare earth oxide nanostructures for efficient methanol oxidation, American Ceramic Society - 33rd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites, January 18-23, 2009, Daytona Beach, FL, USA.
  • Enhancing emission properties of ceria nanoparticles through doping, American Ceramic Society - 33rd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites, January 18-23, 2009, Daytona Beach, FL, USA.     Upconversion based nano rare earth oxide phosphors for biomedical imaging, American Ceramic Society - 33rd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites, January 18-23, 2009, Daytona Beach, FL, USA.
  • Effect of nano grains on ionic conductivity of doped ceria for IT-SOFC, American Ceramic Socety - 33rd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites, January 18-23, 2009, Daytona Beach, FL, USA.
  • Exploring Transferrin-receptor mediated nanoparticle cell interactions at single-molecule level during cellular uptake, American Ceramic Society - 33rd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites, January 18-23, 2009, Daytona Beach, FL, USA.
  • Tailoring Emission Properties of Nano Rare Earth Doped Oxides, American vacuum society 55th International Symposium & Exhibition, Boston, October 19-24, 2008.
  • Understanding the receptor mediated cellular interaction mechanism of cerium oxide nanoparticles by Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy, AFM BioMed Conference, October 14-18, 2008, Monterey, CA, USA 

 

Contact Details
Email: 
klsureshbabu@yahoo.com

Dr. A. Subramania

Designation: 
Reader
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Total Experience: 
10 Years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Polymer Science & Nano Science & Technology.

Publications (in last 3 years): 

PAPERS PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:

S.No
Title
Institution and Event Name 
Period
1.
Electrodeposition and characterization of Cu-CeO2 nanocomposite coatings.
 A.Subramania, S.Ramalingam and V.S.Muralidharan
International Conference on Modern Trends in Materials Technology – 2009,
19-20 January 2009, Organized by Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumputhur, Chennai.
19-20 January 2009,
2.
Effect of Nd3+ doping on electrochemical behaviour of LiMnO4 thin film cathode materials.
S.N.Karthick, B.Suresh kannan and A.Subramania
International conference on Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2008),
November 26-28, 2008, Organized by SAEST and Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
November 26-28, 2008,
3.
Preparation of LiMn2O4 thin film by reverse microemulsion-assited spin coating and its electrochemical behaviour.
S.N.Karthick, B.Suresh kannan and A.Subramania
International conference on Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2008), November 26-28, 2008, Organized by SAEST and Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
November 26-28, 2008,
4.
Synthesis and characterization of Polyaniline-tartaric acid nanoparticles for supercapacitors.
 S.Richard Prabhu Gnanakan, A.Subramania and N.Murugananthem
International conference on Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2008),
November 26-28, 2008, Organized by SAEST and Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
November 26-28, 2008,
5.
Synthesis and characterization of Poly(aniline-co-diphenylamine) nanoparticles for supercapacitors.
A.Subramania,N.Murugananthem, S.Richard Prabhu Gnanakan and R.Nithya Kalyani
Second International Conference on Polymer Blends, Composites, IPNs, Membranes, Polyelectrolytes and Gels: Macro to Nano scales (ICBC-2008), 22-24 September 2008, Organized by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.
22-24 September 2008,
6.
Preparation of Y3+ doped nanocrystalline LiMn2O4 thin film by polymer spray pyrolysis method.
S.N.Karthick, B.Suresh kannan and A.Subramania
11th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics, June 9-13 2008, Organised by Bu-DRDO Center for Nanoscience, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India.
June 9-13 2008,
7.
Preparation and characterization of LiGdxMn2-xO4 thin film cathode materials by polymer spin coating technique for rechargeable lithium batteries.
 S.N.Karthick, B.Suresh kannan, G.Vijayakumar, A.Subramania
International conference on Material science research and Nanotechnology   
 (ICMSRN 2008), Feb. 27-29, 2008, Organized by Dept. of Physics, Mother Teresa       
 Women’s University, Kodaikanal.
Feb. 27-29, 2008,
8.
Synthesis and characterization of ceria (CeO2) nanocrystalline particle by polyol mediated thermolysis.
 G.Vijayakumar, S.N.Karthick, S.Richard prabu gnanakan, A.Subramania
International conference on Material science research and Nanotechnology   
 (ICMSRN 2008), Feb. 27-29, 2008, Organized by Dept. of Physics, Mother Teresa       
 Women’s University, Kodaikanal
Feb. 27-29, 2008,

PAPERS PRESENTED IN NATIONAL CONFERENCES

S.No
Title
Institution and Event Name
Period
1.
Electrodeposition and characterization of Copper - Polypyrrole   
nanoelectrocomposites
A.Subramania, and S.Ramalingam
National conference on emerging trends in Chemical Research(NCETCR-2008), October 17-18,2008,Organized by Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar
October 17-18,2008,
2.
Electrodeposition and characterization of Cu-ZrO2 nanocomposite coatings
A.Subramania, and S.Ramalingam
National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Textile and Electrochemical Sciences” (RATES-2008) December 19-20, 2008, Alagappa University, Karaikudi,
December 19-20, 2008,
3.
Synthesis and characterization of LiCo0.2Mn1.8O4/MWCNT composite electrode materials for supercapacitors.
N. Murugananthem, S.Richard Prabhu Gnanakan and A.Subramania
National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Textile and Electrochemical Sciences” (RATES-2008) December 19-20, 2008, Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
December 19-20, 2008,

 
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN NATIONAL JOURNALS:

 

S.No
Paper Title
Name of Journal, Volume No and Page
Year
Publication
1.
Preparation and characterization of copper-polyaniline nanocomposite coatings.
Journal of Electrochemical Society of India, 57-1/2 ,1-7
2008


LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS:

S.No
Paper Title
Name of Journal, Volume No and Page

Year
Publication

1.
Organic acid doped polythiophene nanoparticles as electrode material for redox Supercapacitor
S. Richard Prabhu Gnanakan, N.Murugananthem and A. Subramania
Polymers for advanced technologies
DOI:10, 1002/PAT.1578.      

2010

2.
Nanocrystalline LiMn2O4 thin film cathode material prepared by polymer spray pyrolysis   
method for Li-ion battery.
S.N.Karthick, S. Richard Prabhu Gnanakan, A. Subramania and Hee Je-Kim
Journal of alloys and compounds 489(2010) 674-677

2010

3.
Synthesis of polythiophene nanoparticles by surfactant - assisted dilute polymerization method for high performance redox supercapacitors
S.Richard Prabhu Gnanakan, M. Rajasekhar and A. Subramania
      
Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 4 (2009) 1289 – 1301, ISSN 1452-3981

2009

4.
Electrodeposition and characterization of Cu-TiO2 nanocomposite coatings
S. Ramalingam , V. S. Muralidharan,             A. Subramania
J Solid State Electrochem.,13 (2009) 1777 

2009

5.
Effect of nano scale CeO2 on PVDF-HFP-based nanocomposite porous polymer electrolytes for Li-ion batteries.
G.Vijayakumar, S.N.Karthick, S.Ramalingam, A.Subramania      
J Solid State Electrochem.,12 (2008) 1135

2008

6.
Synthesis and characterization of nanocrystalline La2Mo2O9 fast oxide-ion conductor by an in-situ polymerization method.
T. Saradha , S. Muzhumathi, A..Subramania       
Materials Research Bulletin , 43 (2008) 1153

2008

7.
High performance quasi-solid state dye sensitized solar cell based on electrospun 
PVdF-HFP membrane electrolyte
A.R.Sathiya Priya, A.Subramania, Young-Sam Jung, Kang-Jin Kim  
Langmuir, 24 (2008) 9816

2008

8.
Synthesis and characterization of nanocrystalline La2Mo2O9 oxide-ion conductor by a novel polyaspartate precursor method.
A. Subramania, T. Saradha ,S. Muzhumathi
Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 456(2008)234

2008

10.
Preparation and electrochemical behaviour of LiMn2O4 thin film by spray pyrolysis method. A. Subramania, S.N.Karthick, N.Angayarkanni
Thin Solid Films 517 (2008) 8295

2008

11.
Effect of porosity on PVdF-co-HFP-PMMA based electrolytes
 N.T.Kalyana Sundaram, A.Subramania
Materials Chemistry and Physics, 110(2008)11         

2008

12.
Microwave-assisted combustion synthesis of nanocrystalline La2Mo2O9 oxide-ion conductor and its characterization
T. Saradha , S. Muzhumathi, A.Subramania
J Solid State Electrochem., 12(2008)143

2008


Books/ Manual/Course Materials Written

S.No
Title
Publisher
Year
1.
NANOSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Authors: V.S.Muralidharan and A.Subramania
 
Ane Books India,
2009
2.
NANOSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Authors: V.S.Muralidharan and A.Subramania
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London
2009
3.
Physical Chemistry-II for M.Sc.,
DDE ,Alagappa University, Karaikudi
2008
4.
Physical Chemistry Practical Manual for M.Sc.,
DDE ,Alagappa University, Karaikudi
2008


EDITED VOLUMES

  • Nanomaterials Theory and Applications – (NANOMAT-2005) Edited by A.Subramania and T.Vasudevan.
  • Recent Advances in Textile and Electrochemical Sciences - (RATES-2009) Edited by A.Subramania and P.Manisankar
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Conducted(Last 3 Years): 
Year
Programme
Sponsor
Position held
4-5th December 2009
National Conference on Recent Advances in Textile and Electrochemical  Sciences  (RATES-2009)
TNCSC  and CSIR
Convener
20-21st March 2009
UGC Sponsored National workshop on Green Process Techniques for Industrial Application
UGC-SAP
OrganizingcommitteeMember
31st March 2008
UGC Sponsored workshop on Green Chemistry
UGC-SAP
Organizing committee Member
Project Untertaken: 
Year
Degree
Number of Students / Scholars

2001-2010

 

M.Sc (Electrochemistry/ Chemistry)

25

M.Phil (Electrochemistry/ Chemistry/     Materials Science)

20

Honours / Awards (if any): 
Year
Details of award / Prize
Contribution for which awarded
2007
International Scientist of  the Year - 2007 Award 
International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England.
2007
Visiting Scientist -2007 
Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul,  South Korea.
2005-2006 
Academic  Achievement  Award
Alagappa University, Karaikudi
2006-2007
Biography  inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,
 
New Jersey, United States
2006-2007
Biography   inclusion in  Who’s Who in Asia
Marquis Who’s Who,  New Jersey, United States.
2006-2007 ,
Biography   inclusion  in  Who’s Who in World, 
Published  by Marquis Who’s Who,  New Jersey, United States.
2006 -2008.2008-2010
Elected  twice as  Vice – President 
 
“The Society  for  Advancement  of  Elecrochemical Science  & Technology” (Karaikudi Chapter)
2006
Best Paper Award  
Thirteenth  National Congress on Corrosion Control,  (NCCI)
2002
Career Award  for Young Teacher’s
by  All India Council for Technical   Education (AICTE),  New Delhi
2001
Best Technology  Award   
Central  Electrochemical  Research  Institution(CSIR), Karaikudi-630 006.
2001
Indian Water Works Association Award 
Indian Water Works  Association (IWWA),  Mumbai-400 005
1999
Post Doctoral  Research Associateship Award
CSIR, New Delhi,
1998 
Smt. Annapurna Award 
The  Society   for   Advancement  of Electrochemical Science  & Technology (SAEST), Karaikudi.
1996
Senior Research Fellowship Award  
CSIR, New Delhi, India
Contact Details
Email: 
a.subramania@gmail.com

Dr. A. Vadivel Murugan

Designation: 
Reader
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Total Experience: 
13 Years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Materials Chemistry, Nano Science & Nano Technology.

Publications (in last 3 years): 

Research Publications : Book Chapters Published:

  • A. Vadivel Murugan, and K. Vijayamohanan, The Chemistry of Nanomaterials, Synthesis, properties, and applications,  © WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, publishers, Germany Applications of Nanostructured Hybrid Materials for Supercapacitors, Book Chapter, pp 219-248, (2008) ISBN: 978-3-527-31664-9, Edited by Professors.  C. N. R. Rao,  A. Müller, &  A. K. Cheetham.
  • M. Quintin, A. Vadivel Murugan, C. W. Kwon, M. H. Delville, K. Vijayamohanan and G. Campet, Organic-Inorganic Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/V2O5&Polypyrrole/γ-Fe2O3 Nano-hybrids as Lithium Insertion Electrodes Batteries-Book Chapter, ,pp-15-146,(2007) ISBN1-59454-329-1 Electrochemical Studies of Batteries © Nova Science Publishers Inc 400, NY, USAEdited by M. Nunez.

Published in Refereed International Journals:

  • A. Sarkar, A. Vadivel Murugan, and A. Manthiram, “Rapid Microwave Assisted Solvo-thermal Synthesis of Methanol Tolerant nal Pt-Pd-Co Nanoally Electrocatalysts” Fuel Cell, (2010) DOI: 10.1002/fuce. 200900139 (Publisher: Wiley Inter Science) 

  • A. Sarkar, A. Vadivel Murugan, and A. Manthiram, Pt-Encapsulated Pd-Co Nanoalloy Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Fuel Cells” Langmuir, 26, 2894-2903 (2010) (Publisher: The  American Chemical Society, USA) (Impact Factor 3.6) 
  • A. Vadivel Murugan, T. Muraliganth, P. J. Ferreira, and A. Manthiram, “Dimensionally Modulated, Single-crystalline LiMPO4 (M = Mn, Fe, Co, and Ni) with Nano Thumb-like Shapes for High Power Energy Storage” Inorganic Chemistry, 48, 946-952 (2009) Publisher: The  American Chemical Soc., USA(Impact Factor 5.2) 
  • A. Vadivel Murugan, T. Muraliganth, and A. Manthiram, “Rapid, Facile Microwave-Solvothermal Synthesis of Graphene Nanosheets and their Polyaniline Nanocomposite for Energy StorageChemistry of Materials, 21, 5004- 5006 (2009) (Publisher: The American Chemical Society, ACS, USA)(Impact Factor 5.8) 
  • T. Muraliganth, A. Vadivel Murugan, and A. Manthiram, “Facile Synthesis of Carbon-decorated Single-Crystalline Fe3O4 Nanowire and their Application as high performance Anode in Lithium ion BatteriesChemical Communications, 7360-7362 (2009) (Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC, UK) (Impact Factor 5.2) 
  • Q. Y. Wang, J. Liu, A. Vadivel Murugan, and A. Manthiram “High Capacity Double-layer Surface Modified Li[Li0.2Mn0.54Ni0.13Co0.13]O2 Cathode with Improved Rate Capability” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19, 4965-4968 (2009) (Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, UK) (Impact Factor 5.6) 
  • A. Sarkar, A. Vadivel Murugan, and A. Manthiram,Low cost Pd-W Nanoalloy Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Fuel cells” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19, 159- 165 (2009) (Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, UK) (Impact Factor 5.6) 
  • A. Vadivel Murugan, T. Muraliganth, and  A. Manthiram, “One-Pot Microwave-Hydrothermal Synthesis and Characterization of Carbon-Coated LiMPO4 (M = Mn, Fe, and Co) Cathodes” Journal of Electrochemical Society, 156, A79- A83 (2009) accepted (Publisher: The Electrochemical Society,(ECS), USA) 
  • D.  G.  Kulkarni, A. Vadivel Murugan, A. K. Viswanath and C. S. Gopinath, “Template Free Synthesis of Mesoporous TiO2 with  High Wall Thickness in Nanocrystalline Framework” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9, 371- 377 (2009) (Publisher: American Scientific  Publishers, USA)
  • A. Vadivel Murugan, T. Muraliganth, and  A. Manthiram,  Microwave irradiated solvothermal synthesis of LiFePO4 nanorods and their nanocomposite for lithium ion batteries,  The Electrochemical Society (ECS), Transaction, 13.16 (29) 49-56 (2009)  (Publisher: The Electrochemical Society, USA)
  • A. Vadivel Murugan, T. Muraliganth, and A. Manthiram,  “Comparison of Microwave Assisted Solvothermal and Hydrothermal Syntheses of LiFePO4/C Nanocomposite Cathodes for Lithium Ion Batteries” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 14665 -14671 (2008) (Publisher: The ACS, USA) (Impact Factor 3.8) 
  • A. Vadivel Murugan, T. Muraliganth, and A. Manthiram, “Rapid Microwave-Solvothermal Synthesis of Phospho-Olivine Nanorods and their Coating with a Mixed Conducting Polymer for Lithium ion Batteries” Electrochemistry Communications, 10, 903 - 906 (2008), (Publishers:  Elsevier Science & International Society of Electrochemistry) (Impact Factor 4.8) 
  • Y. Wu, A. Vadivel Murugan, and A. Manthiram, “Surface Modification of High Capacity Layered Li[Li0.2Mn0.54Ni0.13Co0.13]O2 Cathodes by AlPO4” Journal of Electrochemical  Society,  155, A635 - A641 (2008) (Publisher: The Electrochemical Society, USA) (Impact Factor 2.6) 
  • A. Sarkar, A. Vadivel Murugan, and A. Manthiram, “Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Pd-Mo Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Fuel cells”  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 12037 - 12043 (2008) (Publisher: The American Chemical Society, USA) (Impact Factor 3.8)
  • A. Manthiram, A. Vadivel Murugan, A. Sarkar, and T. Muraliganth, Feature Article: “Nanostructured Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion” Energy and Environmental Science, 1, 621-638 (2008) (Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, UK) (Impact Factor 8.7) 
  • T. Muraliganth, A. Vadivel Murugan, and A. Manthiram, “Nanoscale Networking of   LiFePO4 Nanorods Prepared by a Microwave-Solvothermal Route with Carbon Nanotubes for Lithium Ion Batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, 5661-5668 (2008) (Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, UK) (Impact Factor 5.6)

Paper Presented in National and International Conferences:

  • A.Vadivel Murugan, T. Muraliganth, and   A. Manthiram “Microwave-irradiated Solvothermal Synthesis of LiFePO4 Nanorods and their Nanocomposite with Conducting Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) for Lithium ion Batteries” Presented at 214th The Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA, 14th October 2008, Meet. Abstr. - Electrochem. Soc. 802, 1152 (2008).
  • A. Sarkar, A. Vadivel Murugan, and  A. Manthiram, “Pd-Mo Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells” 214th The Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA,  14th October 2008, Meet. Abstr. - Electrochem. Soc. 802, 769 (2008)
  • A. Manthiram, Y. Wu, and A. Vadivel Murugan, “Suppression of the Irreversible Capacity Loss in Surface Modified Layered x Li[Mn0.5-yNi0.5-yCo2y]O2 - (1-x) Li[Li1/3Mn2/3]O2 Solid Solution Cathodes” 213th ECS Meeting, MA2008-01,  18 -22th May, 2008, Phoenix, AZ, USA. Meet. Abstr. - Electrochem. Soc. 801, 156 (2008)

 

Project Untertaken: 
  • Development of Nanostructured Fuctional Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion: Phospho-Olivine & High Voltage Spinel cathodes materials for Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies (BATT) funded by US Department of Energy (DoE) Lawrence Berkley National Lab,LBNL: Successfully completed (2010)
  • High Power & capacity cathode Materials and nanocoatings for Lithium ion Batteries Huston Advanced Research Center, (HARC) National Aeronautic and Space Administration, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL: Successfully completed (2010)
  • Development of nanocoatings on Spinel Cathode and hard carbon based nanocomposite funded by  ActaCell Inc.,: Successfully completed (2010)
  • Develop novel materials and manufacturing processes for PEM Fuel cells & methanol-   powered fuel cells funded by Naval Research Laboratory, Successfully completed (2010)
  • Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Photovoltaic Cells, Welch Foundation, & USA
Honours / Awards (if any): 
  • Received “Clean Energy Award” from Nano Night 2008 with Austin Technology Incubator’s Clean TX Innovation Showcase, Highlighting Nano- and Clean Energy Innovations, Earth Day, April 22, 2008, Centre for Nano- Molecular science (CNM), at  the University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Received “Best Research Paper Presentation” Texas Society for Microscopy Spring 2008 Meeting, April 17 – 19, 2008, The University of Texas at Austin, USA. Both awards are given for post-doctoral research on “Rapid synthesis of Phospho-Olivine nanorods & their nanohybids for energy storage for hybrid and plug-in-hybrid electric Vehicle (EV) applications
  • Received “Best Research Presentation Award” “Synthesis and characterization of nanowire- like meso-scale structure of regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene), P3HT for thin film transistor and other organic electronics applications” International Conference on Nanomaterials for Electronics, (ICNME) November 27-29, 2006, Pune.
  • Post-Doctoral work Highlighted in “Technology Review”– NanoTech-Published from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA,  July 29, 2008:
  • Post-Doctoral work Highlighted in Media News “The Daily Texan” American Daily News Paper” front page cover news” August 4, 2008, Austin, TX, USA.
Contact Details
Email: 
avmrajeshwar@gmail.com

Dr. Mumtaz Begum

Designation: 
Reader
Gender: 
Female
Academic
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Neuro Linguistic Programming, Zerk Technology,Communication,Teacher Education

Contact Details
Email: 
mumtazxhafi2005@yahoo.co.in

Dr. R. Prasanth

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Total Experience: 
6 years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Nanotechnology / Photonics

Publications (in last 3 years): 

International Journal Papers

  • Atomic Force Microscopic study of Folate Receptors in Live Cells with functionalized tips, Girish C, M, Shanti V Nair, R.Prasanth (communicating auothor), Applied Physics Letters, 95, 2009, 2237-2243
  • Molecular-receptor-specific, non-toxic, near-infrared-emitting Au cluster-protein nanoconjugates for targeted cancer imaging, Archana Retnakumari, Sonali Setua, Deepthy Menon, Prasanth Ravindran, Habeeb Muhammed, Thalappil Pradeep, Shantikumar Nair and Manzoor Koyakutty, 2010 Nanotechnology 21 055103
  • Single Step Electrospinning of Chitosan/Poly(caprolactone) Nanofibers Using Formic Acid/Acetone Solvent Mixture, K. T. Shalumon, K. H. Anulekha, C. M Girish, R. Prasanth, S. V. Nair & R. Jayakumar Carbohydrate Polymers, 80, 2010, 414
  • Electrochemical tuning of titania nanotube morphology in inhibitor electrolytes, Anitha V C, Deepthy Menon, Shanti V Nair, R. Prasanth (communicating Author), accepted in Electrochimica acta, 55 (2010) 3703-3713
  • Transversely Tuned TiO2 nanotube array for High efficiency Photovoltaic cells.  R. Prasanth, R. Sreeja, S. Sindhu, Soney Varghese , FUEL, special issue ICRE-2011

International Conference papers

  • “Fabrication of TiO2  nanotubes: Effects of electrolytes in fluorine assisted   potentiostatic anodization”, AMC-2008 July 23-25,2008, V.C. Anitha, Deepthy Menon, Shanti Nair, R. Prasanth(communicating Author)
  • Investigation of Receptor-ligand interaction in oral cancer cells with fictionalized   AFM tip, Girish C M, Shanti V Nair, R Prasanth (communicating Author), Nanobio 2009, Cochin February 2009
  • Tuning the morphology of TiO2 nanotubes by varying the composition of electrolytes, Cochin Nano 2009, V.C. Anitha, Anju.R.Babu, Deepthy Menon, Shanti Nair, R. Prasanth(communicating author)
  • ” Comparison of  thin film and nanotube based architectures for dye sensitized solar cell” Lekha P, Deepika B, Mini P A, R. Prasanth, Subramanian K R V, Sindhu Swaminathan, Shanti Nair, PVSEC, March, kolkatta, 2009
  • “Transversely tuned TiO2 nanotueb array electrodes for high efficiency Photovoltaics, R. Prasanth (communicating Author), R. Sreeja, S.Sindhu, Soney Varghese, 2011, jan 17-22, Jaipur,
Contact Details
Email: 
prasanth.ravindran@gmail.com

L. Kanagalakshmi

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Gender: 
Female
Academic
Total Experience: 
12 Years and 6 Months
In Teaching: 
11 years and 6 Months
In Industry: 
1 Year
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management.

Publications (in last 3 years): 
  • Kanagalakshmi.L. & Senthil Kumar.S.A (2010). HR Oopportunities and challenges. In Indigeneous practices (p. 281). Excel publishers.

  • Kanagalakshmi.L. & Ganesan.S.,(2010) “Retention Strategies in I.T. industries – An Analysis” Edited Volume on Sustainable Strategies on Technology and Management for Developing Countries-vol(1)-PNo.322-335
  • Kanagalakshmi.L.(2010) “ Enhancing the competencies of prision staff in Tirunelveli- A Study”, Edited volume on Research Methodology in social Sciences, VHSN College, Virudhunagar.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Conducted(Last 3 Years): 
Sl. No.
Name of the event
Place/dates
Role as organizer
1.
National seminar Managing Human capital in Knowledge Era
Tirunelveli-7.11.2008
Convenor
2.
International workshop on Self Management
Tirunelveli
17.02.2009
Convenor
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 
Sl.No
Name of the event
Place/dates
Title of paper presented
1.
Faculty Development Programme on Emerging Trends & Innovations in Retail Banking
Pondicherry University,8.09.10 8.09.2010
Not Applicable
Paper Presented
2.
Rehabilitation of Prisoners: Preventive, Reformative Methods and Need for Intervention Department of Social Work, University of Delhi and National Institute of Social Defence, New Delhi.
University of Delhi,21.03.09
Enhancement of the competency of the correctional staff to facilitate the goals of rehabilitation and reformation in the prisons of India
Contact Details
Present Address: 
Department of Management Studies Puducherry Centre Pondicherry University
Permanent Address: 
B/234. M.P.T Colony New washermenpet Chennai 600 081
Mobile No: 
9994939411
Email: 
lakshmibabumsu@gmail.com

Mr. Samarjit Kachari

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Development Communication, Radio production, Journalism, Communication Theories, Public Relations, International Communication.

Contact Details
Email: 
samar_kachari@yahoo.co.in

Dr. K. Chellamani

Designation: 
Reader
Gender: 
Female
Academic
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Research Methodology, Experimental Design, Psycholinguistic Principles, Neuro-linguistic programming, Metacognition,   Portfolio Writing, English Language Teaching & Teacher Education.

Publications (in last 3 years): 

Books:
1. Chellamani, K.“ Effect of Dialogue mode on developing Self- Assessment criteria on pre-learning of Educational Professionalism” in the journal Meston Journal of Research in Education. Vol. 7, Issue. 1. April, 2008.

2. Chellamani, K.“ Orienting Primary Teachers towards Competency Based English Language Teaching' in the Journal of All India association for Educational Researches. Vol.20, Nos. 1&2, March&June, 2008, Pg 103-107.

Journals:

1. Designed curriculum for Training Teachers on Nero-Cognitive Initiatives by 30th of Jan.2008 (TVS Institution of Education, Madurai, Tamil Nadu).
2. Wrote  a book ( learner module)on Science of Education-M.A Education II Yr School of Distance Education, Mother Teresa Womens’ University, Kodaikanal, 2009.
3. Chellamani, K.“ Orienting Primary Teachers towards Competency Based English Language Teaching' in the Journal of All India association for Educational Researches. Vol.20, Nos. 1&2, March&June, 2008, Pg 103-107.
4. Chellamani, K. “Acquisition of reading skill: The role of psycholinguistic principles in teaching-learning”,Psycho-Lingua,Vol.39(1) January, 2009
5.
Chellamani,K. “Digital-portfolio construction towards Ensuring Quality Education” . University News-A Weekly Journal of Higher EducationVolume. 48 No.19Page Number: 16-19Year:  May 10-16, 2010
6.Chellamani, K.   Quality Synergetic Communication: Case Study Analysis. EDUTRACKS .Volume.9 No.10 June 2010.Pgs. 8-10.

Contact Details
Telephone No: 
0413-2654615
Mobile No: 
9444131680
Email: 
chella_mn@yahoo.com
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