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Dr A Muthukrishnan
Assistant Professor Grade I (Chemistry)
  +91 (0)471 - 2778104
  muthukrishnan@iisertvm.ac.in

Education

  1. B. Sc – Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College (affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University), Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu.
  2. M.Sc – Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2005)
  3. Ph. D – Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2010) under the guidance of Professor. M.V. Sangaranarayanan

Research Experience

  1. Post-doctoral fellow – Professor Lin-Chi Chen Lab, Department of Bio-industrial and Mechatronics Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (Dec-2010 to May-2012)
  2. Post-doctoral fellow –Carbon alloy catalysts lab, Department of Materials science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan. (Jun-2012 to Jan-2017) (Professor Takeo Ohsaka and Dr. Yuta Nabae)
  3. Assistant Professor – School of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, India (From Jun-2017 onwards)

Awards and fellowships

  1. Gold medal for the top rank in B. Sc. (chemistry) awarded by Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, sivakasi, Tamil Nadu.
  2. Qualified in the national level eligibility test (NET) conducted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India for the Junior Research Fellowship.
  3. Qualified in the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) conducted by the Ministry of the Human Resource Development, Govt. of India with 97.99%.(All India rank: 71)
  4. Awarded Langmuir prize for the best doctoral thesis for the year 2011 in the Physical Chemistry and Theoretical chemistry section by Indian Institute of Technology Madras.