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Incharge

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

Contact Information:  Centre for Materials Characterization and Testing (CMCT)

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

Dr. Ravi Chandra Gundakaram

Co-ordinator

Name:   Ms. Adduru Jyothirmayi

Qualification:   M.Sc., M.Phil

Designation:  Technical Officer -D

Areas of Interest: Corrosion studies

Contact Information:  Centre for Materials Characterization and Testing (CMCT)

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

Contact Information:  Center for Carbon Materials (CCM)

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

Contact Information:  Centre for Fuel Cell Technology (CFCT)

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

Dr .N. Rajalakshmi

Name:   Dr. R. Vijay

Qualification:   M. Tech, Ph.D

Designation:  Scientist-F & Team Leader

Areas of Interest: Nanostructured materials, High Kinetic Processing (Mechanical Alloying), Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Materials and Hydrogen Storage Materials.

Contact Information:  Centre for Nanomaterials (CNM)
Room No : F-110

Ph:  +91-40-24452334, 23261007, 9441456688
Email: vijay[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. R. Vijay

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.

Contact Information:  Centre for Sol-Gel Coatings (CSOL)

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

Dr. R. Subasri

Name:   Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao

Qualification:   Ph.D (Physics)

Designation:  Scientist-F & Team Leader

Areas of Interest:  Spray Pyrolysis, Nano Powders, Pressure Casting, Thermal Analysis, Advanced Ceramic Processing, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Refractories

Contact Information:  Centre for Ceramic Processing (CCP)

Ph:  +91-40-24452340, 9490751645
Email: ysr[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao

Name:   Mr. N. Ravi

Qualification:   M.Tech. (Ind. Met.)

Designation:   Scientist-E

Areas of Interest:  Nanocomposite coatings

Contact Information:  Centre for Engineered Coatings (CEC)

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

Mr. N. Ravi

Name:   Dr. S. Sakthivel

Qualification:   Ph.D.(Photocatalysis)

Designation:  Scientist-E & 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

Contact Information:  Centre for Solar Energy Materials (CSEM)

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-E

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.

Contact Information:  Centre of Nanomaterials (CNM)
Room No : G-04

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-E

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

Contact Information:  Centre for Nanomaterials (CNM)
Room No : F-105

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

Dr Joydip Joardar

Name:   Dr. G. Siva Kumar

Qualification:   B.E. (M.E), Ph.D

Designation:   Scientist-E

Areas of Interest:  Thermal spray techniques like Solution Precursor Plasma spraying, Detonation spraying (Dgun), Cold gas dynamic spraying, Atmospheric Plasma Spraying, Development of novel functional and high performance coatings , In-flight particle diagnosis, Materials characterization and performance studies , Tribological studies

Contact Information:  Centre for Engineered Coatings (CEC)

Ph:   +91-40-24452379
Email: gsivakumar[at]arci[dot]res[dot]in

Dr. G. Siva Kumar

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.

Contact Information:  Centre for Solar Energy Materials (CSEM)

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

Contact Information:  Centre for Nanomaterials (CNM
Room No : F-106 B

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

Contact Information:  Centre for Mechanical and Microstructural Characterization (CMCT)

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-D

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) .

Contact Information:  Centre for Sol-Gel Coatings (CSOL)

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

Contact Information:  Centre for Material Characterization and Testing (CMCT)

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

Contact Information:  Center for Materials Characterization and Testing (CMCT)

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

Mr. M. Ramakrishna

Name:   Mr. L. Venkatesh

Qualification:   B.E. (Metallurgy)

Designation:   Scientist-B

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

Contact Information:  Centre for Materials Characterization and Testing (CMCT)

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

Mr. L. Venkatesh