Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Department seminar

(Jointly organised by Department of Physics and Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)

Date and time: 11 May 2015 (Monday), 4:00 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall

Title: Application of engineered carbon for energy storage

Speaker: Dr. Vijayamohanan K Pillai, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi-630006, Tamil Nadu

About the speaker: Dr. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai is currently working as the director of CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi (TN), India. An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Science, Dr. Pillai's research work of more than 20 years is primarily focussed on batteries, fuel cells, bio-electrochemistry, electrochemical sensors, chemically modified electrodes, anodization, electro-deposition, electro-organic synthesis, etc. Dr. Pillai has more than 220 research papers and 20 patents to his credit. Under his guidance, 17 students have received Ph.D. degrees. He is a recipient of many prestigious awards including Medals of the MRSI and CRSI. He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences and affiliate member of the IUPAC. He is also associated with various committees of DST and CSIR, India. He is also in the editorial boards of several prestigious journals.