CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute
(A premier R&D Institute in Electrochemistry)

Education

PhD (Electroanalytical Chemistry) @ Department of Chemistry &  Biomolecular Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (2006).

MSc (Chemistry) @ Department of Chemistry, Presidency College (Autonomous), Chennai, Tamilnadu, India (2001) [2nd Rank].       

BSc (Chemistry) @ Department of Chemistry, Alagappa Government Arts College (Affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University), Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India (1999) [Madurai Kamaraj University 4th Rank].

Present Position

Senior Scientist @ CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India (July 2014 - Till date).

Scientist (under Quick Hire Scheme) @ CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India (Feb 2013 - July 2014).

Professional Experience

Visiting Scientist @ CNR-Instituto Sullínquinamento Atmospherico (IIA), Rome, Italy (Nov 2016).

Research Associate @ College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL,USA (Jan 2011- Feb 2013).

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher @ Nanotechnology Research & Education Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL,USA (Nov 2009-Dec 2010).

Postdoctoral Research Associate @ Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA (Nov 2007-Oct 2009). 

Postdoctoral Research Associate @ Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (Oct 2006-Oct 2007).

Selected Recent Publications From CSIR-CECRI (2015-2017)

(1). Manila OV, Athira A, Shaijumon M, Vijayamohanan K Pillai, Alwarappan S*, Chemistry - A European Journal (2017) (Accepted) (IMPF 5.8)
(2). Preethi S, Vineesh TV, Sivamathini R, Li CZ, Alwarappan S*, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 247, 556 (2017) (IMPF 4.8)[Highlighted in Nature Asia].

(3). Nair A, Vineesh TV, Kala M, Thomas S, Kalarikkal N, Sahajwalla V, Joshi RK, Alwarappan S*, Scientific Reports 6, 37731 (2016) (IMPF 5.6)[Highlighted in Nature ASIA, CSIR-NEWS].

(4). Vineesh TV, Mubarak S, Hahm MG, Prabu V, Alwarappan S*, Narayanan TN*, Scientific Reports 6, 31202 (2016) (IMPF 5.6)[Highlighted in Nature ASIA, CSIR-NEWS].

(5).Vineesh TV, Praveen M, Takahashi T, Kalita G, Alwarappan S*, Pattanayak D and Narayanan TN*, Adv.Energy Mater. 5(17), 150065