Dr Narendra Kurra
Assistant Professor Grade I (Chemistry)
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  narendra@iisertvm.ac.in

Professional Experience

12/2020-till date          Assistant Professor Grade I

            School of Chemistry

            Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

            Maruthamala P.O., Vithura

            Thiruvananthapuram-695551

            Kerala, India

10/2019-09/2020      Research Assistant Professor (P.I.: Prof. Yury Gogotsi)

           A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, Dept. of Materials Science & engineering

           Drexel University, PA, USA

11/2015-09/2019        Postdoctoral Fellow (P.I.: Prof. Yury Gogotsi)

                                    Dept. of Materials Science & engineering, Drexel University, PA, USA

06/2014-06/2015       SABIC Postdoctoral Fellow (P.I.: Prof. Husam Alshareef)

                                   Division of Materials Science & engineering

                                   King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), KSA

10/2013-06/2014        Postdoctoral Fellow (P.I.: Prof. Husam Alshareef)

Division of Materials Science & engineering

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), KSA

Education and Training

8/2008–9/2013

PhD (Materials Science)
Supervisor: Prof. G. U. Kulkarni
Chemistry & Physics of Materials Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India

7/2010–11/2010

Visiting Research Scholar
Supervisors: Ronald G. Reifenberger and Timothy S. Fisher
Birck Nanotechnology Centre, Purdue University, USA

1/2008–5/2008

Master of Science (Physical Chemistry)
Supervisor: Prof. Anunay Samanta
School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

8/2006–6/2008

Master of Science (Chemistry)
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

6/2003–5/2006

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry)
Sri Chundi Ranganayakulu College, Chilakaluripet, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh,India

6/2001–4/2003

Intermediate Education (Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry)
Chaitanya Junior College, Chilakaluripet, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India