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  • State-of-art of Small-angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS) Unit and Micro-focus X-Ray Diffraction Unit available at ARCI

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Name:  Dr. Ravi Chandra Gundakaram

Qualification:  Ph. D. (Physics)

Designation:  Scientist-F & Team Leader

Areas of Interest: Materials characterization, Electron Microscopy, Mechanical Properties at the sub-micron scale

Ph:  +91-40-24444047
Email: ravi[dot]gundakaram[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. Ravi Chandra Gundakaram


Name:   Ms. Adduru Jyothirmayi

Qualification:   M.Sc., M.Phil

Designation:  Technical Officer -D

Areas of Interest: Corrosion studies

Ph:  +91-40-24452373
Email: ajyothi[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Ms. Adduru Jyothirmayi

Name:   Dr. P.K. Jain

Qualification:   Ph.D. (Carbon-Carbon Composites), M.Phil & M.Sc

Designation:  Scientist-F & Team Leader

Areas of Interest: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of : Nanostructured Carbon Materials (Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene etc), Conducting Polymers, Structural Nanocomposites (Polymer & Metal matrix),Nanofluids, Field Emission properties of CNTs, Exfoliated Graphite & its Products, Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites

Ph:  +91-40-24441469
Email: pkjain[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. P.K. Jain

Name:   Dr .N. Rajalakshmi

Qualification:   Ph.D

Designation:  Senior Scientist & Team Leader

Areas of Interest: Fuel cell systems, Hydrogen storage

Ph:  +91-44-66632707, 9841188467
Email: rajalakshmi[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr .N. Rajalakshmi

Name:   Dr. R. Subasri

Qualification:   M.Sc (Chemistry), Ph.D (Chemistry)

Designation:  Scientist-F & Team Leader

Areas of Interest: Application of Sol-Gel Coating Technology to achieve different functionalities, Microwave Sintering of Ceramics, Solid State Electrochemistry, Corrosion Protection.

Ph:  +91-40-24452465
Email: subasri[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. R. Subasri

Name:   Dr. N. Ravi

Qualification:   M.Tech. (Ind. Met.)

Designation:   Scientist-F

Areas of Interest:  Nanocomposite coatings

Ph:   +91-40-24452371
Email:  nravi[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. N. Ravi

Name:   Dr. S. Sakthivel

Qualification:   Ph.D.(Photocatalysis)

Designation:  Scientist-F & Team Leader

Areas of Interest:  Nano Functional coatings for solar & optical applications (e.g Selective absorber, Antireflective, Easy to Clean, TCO, Low emissive, Weather resistant, Corrosion resistant and High reflective coatings) ,Sensitised carbon nano clusters for an alternative for dye solar cells , Nanostructure materials for solar PV and visible light photocatalytic applications , Performance enhancement of PV panels by using functional nanocoatings

Ph:   +91-40-24452454, 9490760104
Email: ssakthivel[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. S. Sakthivel

Name:   Dr. Malobika Karanjai

Qualification:   B.E. (Mechanical), PhD (IIT Bombay)

Designation:   Scientist-F

Areas of Interest:  Powder production of micron to nano sized through reduction, hydride-dehydride method, comminution and chemical routes, compaction-cold and hot, sintering -pressure and pressureless, composites-design and process & product development for application engineering.


Ph:   +91-40-24452381
Email: malobika[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. Malobika Karanjai

Name:   Dr Joydip Joardar

Qualification:   B.E., M.Tech, Ph.D

Designation:   Scientist-F

Areas of Interest:  Nanomaterials (metals, intermetallics, ceramic composites, chalcogenides, WS2-solid lubricants, cermets); Powder Metallurgy (conventional, mechano-chemical synthesis, sintering); X-Ray diffraction

Ph:   +91-40-24452411
Email: joydip[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr Joydip Joardar

Name:   Dr. B.V. Sarada

Qualification:   M. Sc, M.Phil (Physics), Ph. D

Designation:   Scientist-E

Areas of Interest:  CIGS and CZTS thin-films for Solar Cell applications, Nanostructured materials for solar energy applications Electrochemical synthesis techniques for preparation of Nanostructured Materials, Morphological, Mechanical and Electrical Characterization of nanostructured materials Nanostructured copper, Graphene, Copper-Graphene and copper-CNT Nanocomposites.

Ph:   +91-40-24452448
Email: sarada[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. B.V. Sarada

Name:   Dr. Neha Yeshwanta Hebalkar

Qualification:   Ph.D. (Chemistry)

Designation:   Scientist-E

Areas of Interest:  Aerogels and their applications, Nanomaterial based textile finishes, Photocatalysis, Biomedical applications of nanomaterials, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Ph:   +91-40-24452440
Email:  neha[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. Neha Yeshwanta Hebalkar

Name:   Dr. Koppoju Suresh

Qualification:   M.Sc. (Physics), Ph.D (Physics)

Designation:   Scientist-E

Areas of Interest:  Investigation of microstructure using small angle x-ray/ neutron scattering (SAXS/ SANS) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) techniques, High energy and high performance rare earth permanent (NdFeB and SmCo) and ultra-soft magnets

Ph:   +91-40-24452486
Email:  sureshkoppoju[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. Koppoju Suresh

Name:   Dr. K. Murugan

Qualification:   M.E (Industrial Metallurgy), Ph.D. (Materials Science)

Designation:   Scientist-E

Areas of Interest:  Antireflective, anti-tarnishing, self-cleaning, metal dielectric nano-composites thin film synthesis by sol-gel chemical methods for energy and environmental application. Thin films characterization of using advanced material characterization techniques,ellipsometry data analysis and atomic force microscope (AFM) .

Ph:   +91-40-24452485
Email:  murugan[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. K. Murugan

Name:   Dr. P. Suresh Babu

Qualification:   Ph.D (Metallurgy)

Designation:   Scientist-D

Areas of Interest:  Development of wear resistance, corrosion resistance coatings using thermal spray techniques. Evaluation of coatings performance under severe wear conditions like sliding, abrasion and erosion. Analysis of coatings properties at micro and macro scales using various characterization techniques

Ph:   +91-40-24452412
Email:  pitchuka[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. P. Suresh Babu

Name:   Mr. M. Ramakrishna

Qualification:   M.E. (Metallurgy)

Designation:   Scientist-D

Areas of Interest:  Electron microscopy, Physical Metallurgy, Structure-property correlation

Ph:   +91-40-24452442
Email:  ramakrishna[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Mr. M. Ramakrishna

Name:   Dr. M Buchi Suresh

Qualification:   Ph.D (Physics)

Designation:   Scientist-D

Areas of Interest:  Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Transparent Ceramics, Powder Characterization, Extrusion Processing, Rheology, Chemical Vapour Deposition, Hot Isostatic Pressing, Impedance analysis, Porous ceramics

Ph:   +91-40-24452472
Email:  suresh[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. M Buchi Suresh

Name:   Dr. D. Prabhu

Qualification:   Ph.D

Designation:   Scientist-C

Areas of Interest:  Magnetism, Synthesis and Characterization of Hard and Soft Magnetic Materials, Microstructure Property Correlation, Non-equilibrium processing of Materials.

Ph:   +91-44-66632811
Email:  prabhueins[at]gmail[dot]com

Dr. D. Prabhu

Name:   Dr. L. Venkatesh

Qualification:   Ph.D

Designation:   Scientist-C

Areas of Interest:  Electron Microscopy, Microstructure analysis of Laser cladded and Thermally sprayed coatings and X-ray Diffraction of Materials

Ph:   +91-40-24452488 , 40-24442699
Email:  venkatesh[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. L. Venkatesh