Dr.K.VENKATRAMANAN

Dr.K.VENKATRAMANAN

Professor & Head of the Department

Email: hodphy@kanchiuniv.ac.in

Salary PAY Scale :
(37,400-67,000) + Gp 10000 



M.Sc, PGDCA, M.Ed, M.Phil [Phy], M.Phil [Edn], Ph.D [Physics]

Director (Student Cultural Affairs & programmes)
Member, Inter-University National Cultural board [IUNCB], of Association of Indian Universities, Govt. of India

MEMBERSHIP IN VARIOUS BODIES:
Member, Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi.
Life Member, Ultrasonic Society of India (USI).
Life Member, Acoustical Society of India (ASI)
Life Member, Theme Centered Interaction (TCI –India)
Executive committee member, Thermo Physical Society of India.[TPSI]
Senior Member, Science and Engineering Institute (SCIEI), USA.
Chairman, Board of Studies, Department of Science and Humanities, SCSVMV University from June 2009 to May 2012.
Chairman, Board of studies in Physics from June 2009 till date.
Member, Board of Studies, School of Education, SCSVMV University from the year 2007-2008. Member, Board of studies, PG Dept. of Physics, St. Joseph’s college (autonomous), Cuddalore, Tamilnadu from 2011-12.
Member, Board of studies in Physics, MGR University, Chennai during 2012-13.
Member, Academic Council, SCSVMV (Deemed University) from 2005-2006 onwards till now. Member, IQAC cell, SCSVMV University from Feb 2014 onwards
Member, Planning & Monitory Board, SCSVMV University from May 2014.
External expert member, Academic audit, St. Joseph’s college (autonomous), Cuddalore.
Board Member, World Academy of Science, Engineerring and Technology
Organising committee member, International Conference on Material science and Graphene Technology, Dubai, Apr 09-11, 2018
BOS member – Sri Venkateswara College of Engg (SVCE), Sriperumbudur.

Area of research:
Nanofluids, Ultrasonic studies on polymers & blends, Molecular interaction analysis of liquids, Thermophysical properties of liquids, Wave propagation in solids, Population education & Teaching through ICT.

Research grants received:
Received a grant of 12.58 lakhs from Dept. of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India for the preparation of Indigenous Differential Scanning Calorimeter (Sep 2016- Aug 2019).
Completed projects on Population education sponsored by UGC, Govt. of India during 2004-2006 (1.5 lakhs)

Properties of matter – B.Sc (Physics)
Optics – B.Sc (Physics)
Engineering Physics – B.E
Laser and Spectroscopy – M.Sc (Physics)
Research Methodology – M.Phil (Physics)

LIST OF JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS:

Vaithinathan Karthikeyan, Saw Lin Oo, James Utama Surjadi, Xiaocui Li, Vaskuri C. S. Theja, Venkataramanan K, Siu Chuen Lau, Yang Lu, Kwok-Ho Lam, and Vellaisamy A. L. Roy, “Defect Engineering Boosted Ultrahigh Thermoelectric Power Conversion Efficiency in Polycrystalline SnSe”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 13(49), (2021), 58701-58711. (IF : 9.229 / WoS Indexed)

Mannu Rashmi, Vaithinathan Karthikeyan, Nandakumar Velu, Chandravadhana Arumugam, Vellaisamy A.L. Roy, Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Gopalan Saianand, Prashant Sonar, Kwang-Pill Lee, Wha-Jung Kim, Dong-Eun Lee, and Venkatramanan K, “Polyethylene Glycol Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles: Hybrid Nanofluid Formulation, Properties and Drug Delivery Prospects”, Nanomaterials, Vol. 11(2), (2021), Article no : 440. (IF : 5.076 / SCIE, SCOPUS & WoS Indexed)

S.M. Santhi Rekha, Vaithinathan Karthikeyan, Le Thi Thu Thuy, Quach An Binh, Kuaanan Techato, Venkatramanan K, Vellaisamy A.L. Roy, Sukruedee Sukchai, Karthikeyan Velmurugan, “Efficient heat batteries for performance boosting in solar thermal cooking module”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 324, (2021), Article No 129223. (IF : 9.297 / SCIE & SCOPUS Indexed)

Gopalan Saianand, Prashant Sonar, Gregory J.Wilson, Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Vellaisamy A.L.Roy, Gautam E.Unni, Khan Mamun Reza, Behzad Bahrami, K.Venkatramanan and Qiquan Qiao, “Current advancements on charge selective contact interfacial layers and electrodes in flexible hybrid perovskite photovoltaics”, Journal of Energy Chemistry, Volume 54, (2021), 151-173.

(IF : 9.676 / SCIE & SCOPUS Indexed)

Rashmi Mannu, Vaithinathan Karthikeyan, Murugendrappa Malalkere Veerappa, Vellaisamy A. L. Roy, Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Gopalan Saianand, Prashant Sonar, Binrui Xu, Kwang-Pill Lee, Wha-Jung Kim, Dong-Eun Lee and Venkatramanan K, “Facile Use of Silver Nanoparticles-Loaded Alumina/Silica in Nanofluid Formulations for Enhanced Catalytic Performance toward 4-Nitrophenol Reduction”, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, Vol. 18, (2021),  Article number 2994 (1-22 pages). (IF : 3.39 / SCIE, WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

Khrongkhwan Yotkuna, Rungsima Chollakup, Tanawat Imboon,                          K. Venkatramanan  & Sirikanjana Thongmee, “Effect of flame retardant on the physical and mechanical properties of natural rubber and sugarcane bagasse composites”, Journal of Polymer Research, Vol. 28, (2021), Article number: 455. (IF : 3.097 / WoS Indexed)

Venkatramanan K, “National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and SCSVMV” SPRINGER : CSI Transactions on ICT, Vol. 9, (2021), 11-15.

S Swaminathan, S Balaji, G Sriram, K Venkatramanan, “Philosophical reflections about the virtual world”, SPRINGER : CSI Transactions on ICT, Vol. 9, (2021), 37-47.

T Gnanasekaran, R Parthasarathy, S Shyam Kumar, Venkatramanan K, “Indigenous heat flux differential scanning calorimeter (HF-DSC)”, SPRINGER : CSI Transactions on ICT, Vol. 9, (2021), 49-57.

K Venkatramanan, T Gnanasekaran, “Development of educational model of power compensated differential scanning calorimeter (PC-DSC)”, SPRINGER : CSI Transactions on ICT, Vol. 9, (2021), 59-70.

Jayanthi, K. Venkataramanan and K. Suresh Kumar, “An overview of the experimental techniques for characterization of laser-welded metal joints”, Elsevier : MaterialsToday Proceedings, Vol. 39(1), (2021), 572-581. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

Jayanthi,
K. Venkataramanan and K. Suresh Kumar, “Physical Characteristics of Keyhole in 316L Stainless Steel Joint During an Autogenous Pulsed Laser Beam Welding”, Springer Proceedings in Materials, Vol. 7, (2020), 519-531.

Nellore Manoj Kumar and K Venkatramanan, “Lidar Observed Optical Properties of Tropical Cirrus Clouds Over Gadanki Region”, Frontiers in Earth Science, Vol. 8(140), (2020), 1-8. (IF : 3.23 / SCIE, WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

Nellore Manoj Kumar, K Venkatramanan, Anish Kumar M. Nair & Shekatam Satheesh Kumar, “On the characterization of descending nature of cirrus clouds over a tropical site, Gadanki”, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 41(17), (2020), 6550-6569. (IF : 2.976 / SCIE & SCOPUS Indexed)

Dhivya, R. Padmanaban, A. Gayathri and
K. Venkatramanan, “Acoustic, Rheological and Optical Properties of Binary Mixtures of Aqueous Solutions of PEG 200—A Comparative Analysis”, Springer Proceedings in Materials, Vol. 7, (2020), 239-244.

Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Jun-Cheol Lee, Gopalan Saianand, Kwang-Pill Lee, Woo-Young Chun, Yao-long Hou, Venkatramanan K, Sung-Sik Park and Wha-Jung Kim, “Cost-Effective Production of TiO2 with 90-Fold Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity Via Facile Sequential Calcination and Ball Milling Post-Treatment Strategy”, Materials, Vol. 13(22), (2020), 5072. (IF : 3.623 / SCIE, WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Jun-Cheol Lee, Gopalan Saianand, Kwang-Pill Lee, Prashant Sonar, Rajarathnam Dharmarajan, Yao-long Hou, Venkatramanan K and Wha-Jung Kim, “Recent Progress in the Abatement of Hazardous Pollutants Using Photocatalytic TiO2-Based Building Materials”, Nanomaterials, Vol. 10(9), (2020) 1854. (IF : 5.076 / SCIE, SCOPUS & WoS Indexed)

Rashmi M., Padmanaban R., Vaithinathan Karthikeyan, Vellaisamy A. L. Roy, Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Gopalan Saianand, Wha-Jung Kim, Venkatramanan K, “A Comparative Evaluation of Physicochemical Properties and Photocatalytic Efficiencies of Cerium Oxide and Copper Oxide Nanofluids” Catalysts, Vol. 10(1), (2020), 34. (IF : 4.146 / SCIE, SCOPUS & WoS Indexed)

Vaithinathan Karthikeyan, James Utama Surjadi, Joseph C.K.Wong, K.Venkatramanan, Kwok-HoLam, Xianfeng Chen, Yang Lu, Vellaisamy A.L.Roy, “Wearable and flexible thin film thermoelectric module for multi-scale energy harvesting”, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 455, (2020), 227983. (IF : 9.127 / SCIE, SCOPUS & WoS Indexed)

Jayanthi,
K. Venkatramanan, K. Suresh Kumar, Conductive and convective heat transfer during welding of AISI316L stainless steel using pulsed Nd: YAG laser”, Elsevier : MaterialsToday Proceedings”, Vol. 22(3), (2020), 465-472. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

A Chandravadhana, V NandaKumar and K Venkatramanan, “Mono and hybrid nanofluid based heat sink technologies – A review”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 1644, (2020), 012048-1-16. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

Manoj Kumar Nellore, K. Venkatramanan, Arul Lenus Roy Vellaisamy, “A Statistical Method for Determining Optical and Geometrical Characteristics of Cirrus Clouds”, Climate, Vol. 7(72), (2019), 1-16.(IF : 3.9 / SCIE, SCOPUS & WoS Indexed)

Jayanthi,
K. Venkatramanan, K. Suresh Kumar, “An investigation on laser induced downward expanded vapour region in laser weld butt joint of AISI 316L stainless steel”, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 574 (2019) 012020-1-12 (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

A Gayathri, T Venugopal, K.Venkatramanan, “Redlich-Kister co-efficients on the analysis of physic-chemical characteristics of functional polymers”, Elsevier : Materialstoday Proceedings, Vol. 17, (2019), 2083-2087. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

R.Padmanaban, A.Gayathri, K. Venkatramanan, “A study on Thermodynamic, Acoustic and Elastic properties of aqueous solutions of Hydroxyethyl Cellulose”, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 390, (2018) 012038 (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

A Gayathri, T Venugopal, R Padmanaban, K. Venkatramanan, R Vijayalakshmi, “A comparative study of experimental and theoretical refractive index of binary liquid mixtures using mathematical methods”, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 390, (2018) 012116(WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

A.Gayathri, T.Venugopal, K. Venkatramanan, “A Comparative Study of Experimental and Theoretical Ultrasonic Velocity of Binary Liquid Mixtures Using Mathematical Methods”, International Journal of Engineering & Technology’ Vol. 7(4.10), (2018), 602-604 (SCOPUS Indexed)

Rashmi M., Venkatramanan K., Shammuganandam T. D., Padmanaban R, “Thermal and acoustical studies of CuO nanofluids”, International Journal of Current Research and Review, Vol. 10, No. 21, (2018), 81-85

 Padmanaban R, Venkatramanan K., Arumugam R, “A Study on the Acoustic and Rheological Properties of Polystyrene in Different Solvents”, International Journal of Current Research and Review, Vol. 10, No. 21, (2018), 99-102

Jayanthi,
K. Venkatramanan and K. Suresh Kumar, “Modeling And Simulation For Welding Of Aisi 316l Stainless Steels Using Pulsed Nd: Yag Laser”, International Journal of Materials Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 2, (2017), 39-50

 C.V.Venkatakrishnan and K. Venkatramanan, “Spectroscopic and acoustic studies on synthesized nanoTiO2- PEG complex”, International Journal of Materials Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 2, (2017), 358-365

 C.V.Venkatakrishnan and K. Venkatramanan, “Synthesis of nano ZrO2-PPG complex and its spectroscopic and acoustic studies”, International Journal of Materials Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 2, (2017), 366-372

Padmanaban R., Venkatramanan K. and Muniasamy, ‘A Study on the Compatibility Nature of Polyblend [PEG/HEC] using Physical Methods’ International Journal of Materials Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 2, (2017), 131-136

Padmanaban R., Venkatramanan K. and Amareesan R. ‘Acoustic and Molecular Interaction Studies of PEG 200 in Benzene’ – International Journal of Materials Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 2, (2017), 123-130

Padmanaban R., Venkatramanan K., Sathishkumar and Rashmi M. ‘A study on molecular interaction and excess parameter analysis of Polyethylene Glycol’ – International Journal of Materials Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 2, (2017), 137-145

Padmanaban R., Venkatramanan K. and Sundari G. ‘A Study on Comparative Analysis of Polypropylene Glycol’, International Journal of Current Research and Review, Vol. 9, No. 10, (2017), 89-91

 R.Padmanaban, K. Venkatramanan, S.Girivel, Kasthuri, Usharani, A.Gayathri, Roy Vellaichamy, “Mathematical and Experimental Analysis of Ultrasound Velocity and Refractive Index in binary Mixtures of Pharmaceutically Important Polymer – PEG 600” SPRINGER Proceedings in Physics, Vol. 189, En. 58, (2017), 709-722.

R.Padmanaban, K. Venkatramanan, Girivel, Kasthuri, Usharani,Roy Vellaichamy,  “Thermal and Rheological Studies of Aqueous Solutions of PEG 400 and PEG 1500 Having Pharmaceutical Applications” SPRINGER Proceedings in Physics, Vol. 189, En. 58, (2017), 723-730. K. Venkatramanan, R.Padmanaban, “Thermodynamic Studies on Biocompatible Polymer”, Advanced Science Letters, Vol. 22, No. 11, (2016), 3948-3950. R.Padmanaban, K. Venkatramanan, “Miscibility studies of Polyethylene Glycol with Polystyrene in Toluene by Various Physical and Advanced Techniques”, Journal of Physics : Conference Series, Vol. 759, (2016),  012017-1-6. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

R.Padmanaban, S.Girivel, K. Venkatramanan, “Compatibility and thermal studies of blends of PMMA 350000 in 1,4-dioxane by ultrasonic technique”, AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1728, (2016), 020147-1-4 (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

Jayanthi,
K. Venkatramanan, K. Suresh Kumar “Laser Beams A Novel Tool for Welding: A Review”, IOSR Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 8(6), (2016), 08-26

Jayanthi,
K. Venkatramanan, K. Suresh Kumar, “A Literature Survey on Modeling of Laser Welding and its Related Processes”, IOSR Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 8(6), (2016), 42-53

Jayanthi,
K. Venkatramanan, K. Suresh Kumar, “Modeling and analysis of temperature distribution and thermal cycles on a 316L Stainless Steel during Laser Welding”, International Journal of Current Science & Technology, Vol. 4(5), (2016), 209-215

Jayanthi,
K. Venkatramanan, K. Suresh Kumar, “Optimization of Operating Parameters for Autogenous Welding of AISI 316L Stainless Steel and Steel Using Pulsed Nd: YAG Laser”, IOSR Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 8(3), (2016), 46-54

Venkata Koteswara Rao,
K. Venkatramanan, Saikiran samudrala, R. Sudheer Chowdry, R. Padmanaban, “Study on Rheological characteristics and Molecular Interaction properties of Annona Squamosa (Custard Apple) seed Biodiesel”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 813-814, (2015), 862-865

K.Venkatramanan, R. Padmanaban, V.Arumugam, “Arumugam, “Acoustic, Thermal and molecular interactions of Polyethylene Glycol (2000, 3000, 6000)”, Elsevier : Physics Procedia, Vol. 70, (2015), 1052-1056 (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

A.Gayathri, T.Venugopal, K.Venkatramanan, “A Comparative Analysis of Ultrasound Velocity in Binary Liquid systems of PPG by Mathematical and Experimental Methods”, Elsevier : Physics Procedia, Vol. 70, (2015), 241-244 (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

A.Jayanthi, K.S.Kumar, K.Venkatramanan, “Selection and precise application of operating parameters of Nd:YAG and other Laser sources for Materials Processing”, Material Science & Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 5, (2015), 1000188-1-3

R.Padmanaban, K.Venkatramanan, “On the Analysis of Activation Energy of PS 35000 in Various Solvents”, American Institute of Physics-Conf. Proceedings (ISSN:1551-7616- online)  vol. 1675,  (2015), 020019-1-4. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

R.Padmanaban, K.Venkatramanan, J.K.Elango, “Determination of Compatibility nature of blends of PMMA 350000 in Toluene by Physical methods”, Indian Journal of Science, vol. 13(39), (2015), 69-74.

C.SenthamilSelvi, K.Venkatramanan, V.Kannappan, C.Thenmozhi, S.Ravichandran, “Ultrasonic Investigation of Ternary mixtures of Crotonaldehyde at 298.15 and 303.15 K”, Asian Journal of Chemistry, vol.26 (8), (2014), 2471-2474. (SCOPUS Indexed)

D.Saranya, I.V.Anambiga, V.Suganthan, N.Arunai Nambi Raj, K.Venkatramanan, “Ultrasonic studies on Kidney stone Phantom”, Journal of Pure and Applied Ultrasonics, vol.35(2-3), (2013), 49-51.

K.Venkatramanan, R.Padmanaban, D.Kalidass, An investigation of compatibility nature of polyblends PEG 400/PS 35000 and PEG 4000 / PS 35000 using ultrasonic and related techniques”, Journal of Pure and Applied Ultrasonics, vol. 35(2-3), (2013), 105-108.

K.Venkatramanan, R. Padmanaban, V.Arumugam, “A study on the molecular interaction of PPG 3000 and its blend using Ultrasonic technique”, American Institute of Physics-Conf. Proceedings, vol.1433, (2012), 539-542. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

K.Venkatramanan, “A Study on the Molecular Interaction of PEG 1000 and its Blend in Toluene Using Ultrasonic Technique”, International Review of Chemical Engineering, vol.3(2), (2011), 308-311.  

K.Venkatramanan, V.Arumugam, “Compatibility Studies of Blends of PPG 4000 and PEG 4000 using Viscosity Technique”, American Institute of Physics-Conf. Proceedings (DOI: 10.1063/1.3466567)  vol.1249, (2010), 59-62. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

K.Venkatramanan, V.Arumugam, “ Miscibility Studies of Blends of PPG and PEG using Viscosity Technique”, American Institute of Physics-Conf. Proceedings (DOI: 10.1063/1.2927559)  vol.1004, (2008), 235-240. (WoS & SCOPUS Indexed)

K.Venkatramanan, V.Arumugam, “Ultrasonic studies on PPG and PEG and its blend in different solvents”, Ultrasonics – Macmillan Advanced Research Series, vol.1, (2008), 524-534.

K.Venkatramanan, V.Arumugam, “Viscosity Studies On Poly Propylene Glycol And Its Blend” International Journal of Thermophysics, USA., Springer Netherlands publication, vol. 27(1), (2006), 66-78. (IF : 1.608 / SCI & SCOPUS Indexed)

WORKSHOP ATTENDED:

• Participated in the International workshop on ‘Theme Centered Interaction’ organised by Ruth Cohn Institute, Switzerland and TCI -India, at SCAD Engineering college, Tirunelveli, India, during Jan 2004.

• Participated in the National workshop on “Micro and Nano technology- Advances and Implications” held at SCSVMV University on 21-22 March 2008.

• Participated in the UGC sponsored workshop on Hindi organized by the Dept. of Science & Humanities, SCSVMV University on 30-03-2009.

• Participated in the National workshop on Theory and practice of X-ray diffraction Techniques [UGC-SAP and DST-FIST sponsored], organized by Alagappa University, Karaikudi, during July 13-17, 2009.

• Participated in the National workshop on “FACTS Controllers Applications in Transmission Systems” organized by Dept. of EEE, SCSVMV during 06-08-2012.

• Participated in the One week Training program on Computer Interfaced Science Experiments organised by Inter-University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi during 03-10-2016 to 08-10-2016. SEMINARS ATTENDED:

• Business meet on “Solar Thermal Applications” sponsored by Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (MNES), Govt. of India, organised by Dept. of Mechanical Engg., SCSVMV (Deemed University), Kanchipuram, during March 2003.

• Attended one day seminar on “Educational Philosophy in a changing world” organized by SSKV institutions during 15-11-2003.

• Participated in the Regional seminar on Intellectual Property Rights [IPR] organised the Dept. of management studies, SCSVMV, Deemed University, sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India, during March 2005.

• Attended State Level Seminar in connection with World Year of Physics, Dec 2005 at Sri Sankara Arts & Science College, Kanchipuram.

• Attended National seminar on “Advances in Cryogenics and its applications” organized by Dept. of mech. Engg., SCSVMV University during 23-24, March 2007.

• Attended National seminar on “Emerging trends and challenges in Higher education” organized by School of Education, SCSVMV University during 21-08- 2009.

• Attended Faculty development programme in “Application of Research in Contemporary Management & Social Sciences” during 5-11-2011 organised by Dept. of Management studies, SCSVMV University.

• Attended International seminar on “Recent trends in electrochemical research and solid state NMR spectroscopy [INSEM 2012] during 12-9-2012 at Dr.MGR Educational and Research Institute University, Chennai.

• Attended International seminar on Quantitative Nano-Mechanical / Nano-Electrical Properties Measurement” organized by BRUKER Nano surfaces division on 01-09-2017 at Materials Science department of City University of HongKong, HongKong INVITED LECTURES / RESOURCE PERSON:

• Ph.D thesis examiner for Punjab University and Tumkur University

• Received Best Teacher Award during the year 2017-18 and 2018-19 from SCSVMV University during the Teacher’s Day Celebration held on 14th Sep 2019

• Delivered an invited talk on “Ultrasonics and applications with special reference to nanofluids” at the graduate seminar organized by the Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Thailand on 29.08.2019

• Acted as resource person at ASCON 2019 for panel discussion on the topic “Eye care and technology – the latest happenings” organized at Chitkara University, Punjab by ASCO (Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry), India during 22-23, June 2019

• Served as International Advisory Committee member and Session Chair man in The 8th Pacific IIW International Congress held at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand from 20-22 March 2019

• Deliver a talk on “Thermal and molecular interaction analysis of few Nanofluids” at the National Conference on Materials for Sustainable Development (NCMSD 2019) organized by Departments of Chemistry and Physics, Ramco Institute of Technology, Rajapalayam, held during 11-12, Jan, 2019.

• Deliver a talk titled “Ultrasonic and thermal conductivity studies of few Nanofluids”, at 3rd International Conference on Emerging Advanced Nanomaterials,(ICEAN 2018), organized by Global Innovative Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials (GICAN) , University of Newcastle, Australia during Oct 30-Nov 2, 2018.

• Acted as resource person and delivered a talk on “Ultrasonics and applications” during the “In-service training programme for Science teachers” of Kanchipuram District, organized by Govt. of Tamilnadu on 10-07-2017 at Aadhi College of Engineering, Walajabad.

• An invited talk was delivered on “ Ultrasonic studies on polymers and their blends-A view on low cost instrumentation techniques” at the National workshop on Instrumentation techniques for Advanced Research, organized by Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur on 28-07-2017

• Attended 2nd review meeting of the expert advisory group [EAG] of Device Development Programme of Department of Science & Technology [DST], Govt. of India on 04-08-2017 at IIT, Delhi and presented the progress report of the ongoing DST funded project titled “Indigenous Differential Scanning Calorimeter”. The review committee expressed their satisfaction towards the progress of the project. Sri. Parthasarathy, Research officer of SCSVMV and Sri. K.C. Srinivas, SJCAR, SCSVMV also attended the meeting.

• Pre-Ph.D Viva-Voce Examiner – Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum – Venue : BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore – 21.01.2017

• Delivered an invited talk titled “Thermal and acoustic studies of Nanofluids” at International Conference on Nanomaterials and Molecular Research on 8th & 9th Dec 2016, Organised by PG & Research Dept. of Physics, St. Joseph College of Arts & Science, Cuddalore

• Chaired a session titled “Metal doped ZnO Nano structures for magnetic Behaviour” at International Conference on Nanomaterials and Molecular Research on 8th & 9th Dec 2016, Organised by PG & Research Dept. of Physics, St. Joseph College of Arts & Science, Cuddalore

• Ph.D thesis Evaluator – Dravidian University, AP – Dec 2016

• Delivered a lecture on “Nanofluids – An overview” at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Applied Sciences – ICRAAS 2016 organised by the Science And Humanities Association, St. Peter’s University, Chennai during 11-13 Feb 2016.

• Delivered an invited talk on “Research – Ultrasonics and Polymer Blends” at the National Level Seminar on Recent Trends in Physics’14 – RTIP’14, organised by the Department of Physics, Sri Akilandeswari Women’s College, Vandawasi, during 20-21 Aug 2014.

• Delivered an invited talk on “Ultrasonics and Applications ” at the Special Seminar, organised by Department of Physics, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand during 03-05 July 2014.

• Delivered a talk on “Compatibility studies on Polymer blends” at the International conference on Emerging Trends in Physics – ICETP 2013, organised by St. Joseph College of Arts and Science, Cuddalore during 21-22 Feb 2013.

• Delivered a talk on “Viscosity studies of PPG and blends” at CLRI, Chennai at one day seminar organized by Biophysics laboratory during July 2010.

• Inaugurated Einstein’s Physics forum of Sri Sankara Arts & Science College, Kanchipuram and delivered a lecture on “Ultrasonics and its applications” during July 2009. JOURNAL REVIEWER

• Reviewer – Earth Science Research

• Reviewer – Journal of Biomaterials

• Reviewer – Advanced Science Letters

• Reviewer – SPRINGER Proceedings in Physics

• Reviewer – RASAYAN Journal of Chemistry

• Reviewer – Polymer Bulletin (SPRINGER)

• Reviewer – Indian Journal of Scientific Research

• Reviewer – Indian Journal of Science

• Reviewer – International Journal of Acoustics and Vibrations

• Editor, Proceedings of International workshop on advanced topics in Chemistry and Physics [IWATCP 2012], ISBN : 978 81 83741 437 2 ( Nov 2012)

• Editor, Proceedings of International Conference on Frontier Areas of Physics [INACFAP 2014] (Dec 2014)

• Editor, Proceedings of International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM 2017) (Mar 2017) BOOKS AUTHORED

• Authored a text book titled “Experimental Physics for I Year Engineering”, June 2010. [SCITECH Publishers ISBN: 978 81 8371 403 7]

• Authored a text book titled ‘Applied Physics for Engineers’, June 2012, SCITECH. [ISBN: 978 81 8371 431 0] SEMINAR/WORKSHOP/CONFERENCES ORGANISED

• Organized National level seminar on Emerging Research Trends in Basic Sciences during March 2010.

• Organised DST sponsored National Workshop on modern trends in Analytical Chemistry during Feb 2011.

• Organised National workshop on modern Physical and Chemical Instrumentation techniques [PCINTECH 2012] during March 2012.

• Organised International workshop on advanced topics in Chemistry and Physics [IWATCP 2012] during Nov 2012.

• Organised One Day National Workshop on Basics of MATLAB during Oct 2014.

• Organised Third National Workshop on Instrumentation Techniques in Physics [PINTECH’ 14] during Oct 2014.

• Organised a Special Seminar on Crystallography & its Applications (IYCr 2014) during Nov 2014.

• Organised International Conference on Frontier Areas of Physics (INACFAP) during Dec 2014.

• Organised National Workshop on Basics of MATLAB during Sep 2015.

• Organised Fourth National Workshop on Instrumentation Techniques in Physics [PINTECH’ 15] during Nov 2015.

• Organised International Seminar on Modern Synthetic Chemistry – Approaches and Achievements during Feb 2016.

• Organised IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers) sponsored National Seminar on Recent Advances in Physics during Sep 2016.

• Organised International Seminar on Overseas Academic Opportunities during OCT 2016

• Organised Fifth National Workshop on Instrumentation Techniques in Physics [PINTECH’ 16] during Oct 2016.

• Organised International Workshop on Functional Materials (IWFM 2016) during Nov 2016.

• Organised Interaction and research consultancy with Professors from Kasetsart University and King Mongkut University, Thailand during Dec 2016.

• Organised International Seminar on Astrophysics During Jan 2017

• Organised a Wellness training Programme associated with SJS Medical Centre during Feb 2017.

• Organised International Conference on Functional Materials – ICFM 2017 during Mar 2017.

• Organised International Seminar on Recent Advances in Chemical Science – 09/08/2017

• Organised National Seminar on “Glimpses of Indian Space Program” (Past, Present and Future) – 25/01/2018

• Organised Sixth National Workshop on Instrumentation Techniques in Physics [PINTECH’ 19] during 12/03/2018.

• Organised Workshop on Electronic Circuits and Projects – 02/04/2018

• Organised 3rd International Conference on Functional Materials – ICFM 2018 during 25/06-26/06/2018

• Organized guest lecture on “Quantum Dots for Next-Generation Photovoltaic Solar cells” on 27/12/2018

• Organized International Seminar on Artificial brain for Artificial Intelligence and Sensors – 08/02/2019

• Organised Seventh National Workshop on Instrumentation Techniques in Physics [PINTECH’ 19] during 27/02/2019.

• Organised National Science Day (NSD-2019) during 04/03/2019

• Organised FIVE Days YOGA training program during 11/03 to 15/03/2019 AS CULTURAL COORDINATOR

• Organised National level youth festivals -2; South zone level-3; State level -10.