DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS

Associate Professor

DR. KOTHANDARAMAN, R.

Biography

 WILL BE UPDATED SOON

Education

  • 2009 - 2011: Postdoctoral fellow at National Research Council of Canada, Canada.
  • 2007 - 2009: Visiting Scholar at Michigan State University, USA.
  • 2000 - 2006: Ph. D from IISc, Bangalore
  • 2000 - M. Sc from Anna University, Chennai

Research Interests

  • Development of organic dyes and hole transporting materials for dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC) and perovskite solar cells.
  • Electrode materials and novel redox couples for flow battery.
  • Electrode materials for oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline and acidic medium (Zn-air and polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells).
  • Development of high energy density supercapacitor materials.
  • Development of sensors for biologically important molecules.

Representative Publications

 Activated carbon from sugarcane bagasse as a potential positive electrode catalyst for vanadium redox flow batteryMaterials Letters, 247, 2019, 63-66.

 A chitosan/poly(ethylene glycol)-ranpoly( propylene glycol) blend as an eco-benign separator and binder for quasi-solid-state supercapacitor applications. Sustainable Energy and Fuels, 6, 2019, 760-773.

 Carbon Supported and Nafion Stabilized Copper (II) Based 1D Coordination Polymer as an Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 166 (7), 2019, F3193-201.

 Exploring the role of the spacers and acceptors on the triphenylamine based dyes for dye sensitized solar cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43(9), 2018, 4691-4705.

 Redox-active copper-benzotriazole stacked mwcnts for oxygen reduction reaction. ChemElectroChem¸5, 2018, 1837-1847.

DR. KOTHANDARAMAN, R.

Associate Professor
rkraman@iitm.ac.in
+91-44-2257-4249
  • CYB 109, Department of Chemistry
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Chennai - 600036
  • INDIA

Honors and Rewards

  • Member of board of studies of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Bhopal Campus.
  • Member of board of studies of Bannariamma Institute of Technology (BIT), Sathyamangalam.
  • Adjunct faculty at National Center for Catalysis Research, IIT Madras, Chennai.
  • Visiting Scientist at Washington University, St. Louis.

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