Dr. S. Anandan

Nanomaterials & Solar Energy Conversion Lab

                

                                              sanand@nitt.edu

 

Qualification:

• Ph.D. Chemistry-Energy interdisciplinary, University of Madras, Chennai (2002)
• M.Sc. Chemistry, D. G. Vaishnav College, University of Madras, Chennai (1995)

Membership in Professional bodies:

  • Member in Korean Chemical Society, South Korea
  • Life member in Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science and Technology (SAEST), India.
  • Life member in Catalysis Society of India.
  • Life member in Indian Science congress Association.
  • Life member in Chemical Research Society of India
  • Fellow in Tamil Nadu Academy of Science, India
  • Editorial Board member for the Journal “The Open Textile Journal” (Bentham publisher, UK).
  • International Organizing Committee member for the International Workshop on Sonochemistry and Photocatalysis for Environmental Remediation (IWSPER-2008) to be held at University of Melbourne during 26-28, November 2008.
  • Editorial Board member for the Journal “International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology.
  • Editorial Board member for the Journal “Nanotechnology" Publisher: The Scientific World Journal.
  • Editorial Board member for the Journal “Journal of Textiles" Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corp.
  • Editorial board Member for the International Journal of Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine, Publisher: Peertechz Journal.
  • Editorial board Member for the International Journal Heliyon, Publisher: Elsevier
     

Patents/Awards

  • Department of Science & Technology (INDIA) - SERC Fast Track YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD
  • Department of Science & Technology (INDIA) award for participation in the meeting of NOBEL LAUREATES AND STUDENTS in CHEMISTRY to be held at LINDAU, GERMANY.
  • Best Biographical Profile published in the 25th Silver Anniversary Edition by Marquis Who’s Who in the World.
  • Best Biographical Profile for the year 2008 among “2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st century” published by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.
  • Board of Studies member for D. G. Vaishnav College, University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Royal Academy of Engineering, London selected Dr. Anandan is among the eminent scientist of India for participation in the meeting of Engineering Challenges of Deployment of New Solar Energy Capacity in India held at Royal Academy of Engineering, London.
  • Hiyoshi Young Leaf Award - 2009 of Hiyoshi Corporation Japan for Outstanding contribution to applied study for Environmental Conservation and Protection.
  • Best Teacher Awardee - 2010 by National Institute of Technology.
  • Best Teacher Awardee-2011 for the International Year of Chemistry – 2011 by Chemical Research Society of India
  • Editorial board Member for the Journal Nanotechnology, Publisher: The Scientific World Journal
  • Editorial board Member for the Journal of Textiles, Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corp.
  • Approved one Indian Patent, (Application No.2728/CHE/2007).
  • Hiyoshi Environmental Award - 2014 of Hiyoshi Corporation Japan for Outstanding contribution to applied study for Environmental Conservation and Protection.
  • Best Achievers Awardee - 2016 by National Institute of Technology.
  • Best Achievers Awardee - 2017 by National Institute of Technology
  • Best Citation Awardee - 2018 by National Institute of Technology

Topic of Research:

Nanomaterials, Sonochemistry, Photocatalysis, Dye-sensitized solar cells, Organic solar cells,
Electrochemical & Fluorescence Sensors, Supercapacitors, Fuel Cell catalysts, Biomolecule interaction studies

Ongoing Projects:

S. No.

Grant Agency

Title of the Project

Reference Number

Amounts in lakhs

1

Solar Energy Research Initiative (DST)

Indigenous development of  Dye-sensitized Solar Cells modules with different  electrolytes

DST/TMD/SERI/S32 (C) dt. 21st March 2018

107.134

2

DST-Nano Mission Research Project

Metal oxides anchored graphene nanosheets for fabrication of energy storage devices

SR/NM/NS-1024/2016

104.51
 

3

DST-WTI Major Research Project

Removal of Heavy Metal from Wastewater: An Alternative Green Sonochemical Process Optimization and Pathway Studies

DST/TM/WTI/2k16/258(G) dated 21/02/2017

31.49
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

List of Publications:

Total number of peer reviewed publications = 250

Book Chapters = 15

Patents = 1 (Accepted) + 1 (Submitted)

Total number of Citations = 4751;                h - Index = 37

Recent Publications:

Title: MoS2 nanosheets based counted electrodes: An alternative for Pt-free dye-sensitized solar cells 
Author(s): Vijaya S, Landi G, Wu JJ, Anandan S  Source: ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA Volume: 294 Pages: 134-141 Published: 2019

Title: Luminescent On-Off Probe based Calix[4]arene linked through Triazole with Ruthenium (II) Polypyridine Complexes to Sense Copper (II) and Sulfide ions
Author(s): Ramachandran N, Anandan S, Ashokkumar M
Source: NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY Volume: 43 Pages: 9832-9842 Published: 2019     

Title: Low and High Index Faceted Pd Nanocrystals Embedded in various Oxygen-deficient WOx Nanostructures for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Alcohol (EOA) and Carbon Monoxide (CO)  
Author(s): Karuppasamy L,  Chen CY, Anandan S, Wu JJ
Source: APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES Volume: 11 Pages: 10028-10041 Published: 2019

Title: Ultrasound Promoted Transition Metal doped Polyaniline Nanofibers: Enhanced Electrode Materials for Electrochemical Applications  
Author(s):  Arulmani S, Wu JJ, Anandan S, Source: ULTRASONICS SONOCHEMISTRY Volume: 51 Pages: 469-477 Published: 2019  

Title: Facile Synthesis of Perovskite LaFeO3 Ferroelectric Nanostructures for Heavy Metal Ion Removal Applications
Author(s): Martha Purnachander Rao, Musthafa S, Wu JJ,  Anandan S
Source: MATERIAL CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS  Volume: 232 Pages: 200-204 Published: 2019 

Title: One-pot metal-free protocol for the synthesis of chalcogenated Furans from 1,4-enediones and thiols
Author(s): Rajeshkumar V,  Neelamegam C, Anandan S, Source: ORGANIC & BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY Volume: 17 Pages: 982 - 991 Published: 2019  

Title: Bacteriorhodopsin sensitized Preferentially  Oriented One Dimensional TiO2 Nanorod Polymorphs as efficient Photoanodes for High-Performance Bio-Sensitized solar cells applications
Author(s): , Jeganathan C, Sabari Girisun C, Vijaya S, Anandan S, Source: APPLIED NANOSCIENCE : Volume: 9 Pages: 189 - 208 Published: 2019

Title: Ultrasound-assisted Synthesis of PdCu nanoalloy supported on Carbon Materials for Methanol and Ethylene Glycol Electrooxidation
Author(s): Arulmani S,  Vinoth Kumar P, Landi G, Anandan S, Source: CHEMISTRY SELECT Volume: 4 Pages: 6130-6139 Published: 2019   

Title: Synthesis of ZnTiO3@TiO2 heterostructure nanomaterial as a visible light photocatalyst  
Author(s): Ujwala OB,  Wu JJ, Asiri AM, Anandan S, Source: CHEMISTRY SELECT Volume: 4 Pages: 6106-6112 Published: 2019

 

No of Ph.D students guided :  17

No of Ph.D students under guidance :  10

 


No of Masters' students guided :  43

No of Masters' students under guidance :  2

 

 
 

 

 

 

Contact Address:

Dr. S. Anandan
Professor & Head
Nanomaterials & Solar Energy Conversion Lab
Department of Chemistry
National Institute of Technology
Trichy- 620015, India
                         
Phone:+91-431-2503639 and 2503631
Mobile: +91-9444052074 and 9486001134
Fax:+91-431-2500133
E-mail: sanand99@yahoo.com
          sanand@nitt.edu
 
 http://sites.google.com/site/sanandan37/
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