Educational Qualification

DEGREE BRANCH INSTITUTE YEAR
B.Sc Chemistry Madura College, Madurai 2001
M.Sc Materials science Thiagarajar college of Engineering, Madurai 2003
Ph.D Materials science Thiagarajar college of Engineering, Madurai 2010

Experience

PERIOD NO OF YEARS DESIGNATION INSTITUTION
2003-2004 1 Project Fellow Central Electrochemical Research Institiute, Karaikudi
2004- 2007 3 Project Associate Materials Lab, Thiagarajar Advanced research centre, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
2007 - 2010 3 Senior research Fellow Materials Lab, Thiagarajar Advanced research centre, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
2010 - till date 2 Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

Journals

  1. K. Pravinkumar, S.Balaji, T.Mani Chandran, M.Anandakumar, G. Kumaraguruparan, "Oxygen reduction reaction of Manganese oxide/Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite" Indian Journal of Chemistry .2016 (55) 177-181.
  2. S. Balaji, M. Ananda Kumar, T. Mani Chandran and D. Mutharasu, "Electrodeposited three dimensional tin nano wire anode for thin film Li-Ion micro batteries" - Russian Journal of Electrochemistry. 2016 (52) 226-232.March 2016, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 226-232
  3. T.Mani Chandran and S.Balaji, "Sputtering Deposition of Sn–Mo-Based Composite Anode for Thin-Film Li-Ion Batteries" - Journal of Electronic Materials. 2016 (45) 3220-3226.
  4. T.Mani Chandran, S.Balaji and D.Mutharasu,"Sputtering Deposition of Aluminum Molybdenum alloy thinfilm anode for thinfilm micro batteries"-Electronic Materials Letters. 2015 (11) 416-423 ,
  5. T.Mani Chandran, S.Balaji,"Structural and Electrochemical performance of Al-Mo thinfilm alloy anodes for Li ion Batteries"-International journal of Chem Tech Research. 2014 (6) 2162-2164.
  6. S.Balaji, Sputtering deposition of Al-Mo alloy thin film anode for Li ion microbatteries, Journal of alloys and compounds, Submitted
  7. S.Balaji, T.Manichandran, D.Mutharasu, PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THINFILM Nd3+ AND Sm3+ SUBSTITUTED LiMn2O4 MICROBATTERY CATHODES THROUGH ELECTRON BEAM EVAPORATION , Ceramic international journal, Submitted (2013)
  8. S.Balaji, T.Manichandran, D.Mutharasu, CHARACTERIZATION STUDIES ON THE INFLUENCE OF PRASEODYMIUM SUBSTITUTION IN LITHIUM MANGANESE OXIDE , Applied Nano science journal, submitted (2013)
  9. S.Balaji, T.Manichandran, A feasibility study on SnO2/NiFe2O4 Nano composites as anodes for Li ion batteries , Journal of Alloys and compounds, 554, 25 (2013)
  10. S.Balaji, T.Manichandran, M.Jayasakthi, A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY ON INFLUENCE OF Nd3+ SUBSTITUTION IN THE PROPERTIES OF LiMn2O4 , Bulletin of Materials science Journal, 35, 471 (2012)
  11. S.Balaji, T.Manichandran, D.Mutharasu, A Study on Influence of Dysprosium cation substitution in Structural, Morphological and Electrochemical properties of Lithium Manganese Oxide, Ionics Journal, 18,549 -558 (2012)
  12. S. Balaji, T. Mani Chandran, D. Mutharas,"A study on the influence of dysprosium cation substitution on the structural, morphological, and electrochemical properties of lithium manganese oxide"- ionics. 2012 (18) 549-558
  13. S.Balaji, T.Mani Chandran and D.Mutharasu,"A comprehensive study on influence of Nd3? ? substitution on properties of LiMn2O4" - Bulletin of Materials Science. 2012 (35) 471-480.
  14. S.T. Senthilkumar, S.Balaji, B. Senthilkumar, C. Sanjeeviraja, R. Kalai Selvan, Preparation of activated carbon from sorghum pith and its structural and electrochemical properties, Materials Research Bulletin journal, 46, 413 (2011)
  15. Siva Rama krishnan Balaji, Devarajan Mutharasu, N.Sankara Subramanian and Kulathu Ramanathan, Influence of Sm3 ion in structural, morphological and electrochemical properties of LiMn2O4 synthesised by microwave calcinations, Ionics 16 (2010) 351-360
  16. S.Balaji, S.Shanmugan, K.Ramanathan, D.Mutharasu, Structural, Morphological and Electrochemical Characterization of Electron-Beam Deposited Li 1+XMn2O4 (x = 0.0, 0.05, 0.1) Thin films, Materials science Poland Journal, 28, 583 (2010)
  17. S.Balaji, S.Shanmugan, K.Ramanathan, D.Mutharasu, Influence of Sm3+ Ion in Structural, Morphological and Electrochemical Properties of LiMn2O4 Synthesized by Microwave Calcination, Ionics Journal, 16, 351 (2010)
  18. S.Shanmugan, S.Balaji, K.Ramanathan, D.Mutharasu, Sb doped CdTe thin films, Materials letters Journal, 63, 1189 (2009)
  19. S. Balaji, D. Mutharasu, N.Sankara Subramanian, K.Ramanathan, A review on microwave synthesis of electrode materials for Lithium-ion batteries, Ionics 15 (2009) 765-777.
  20. S.Shanmugan, S.Balaji, K.Ramanathan, Synthesis of ZnTe thin film using stacked elemental layer method: structural studies, OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS-RAPID COMMUNICATIONS JOURNAL, 3, 468 (2009)
  21. S.Balaji, N.Sankara Subramanian, D.Mutharasu, K.Ramanathan, A review on Microwave synthesis of electrode materials for Li ion Batteries, Ionics, Volume 15, Issue 6 (2009) Page 765
  22. S.Balaji, R.kalaiSelvan, S.Angappan, L.John Berchmans, C.O.Augustin, Combustion synthesis and characterization of Nano crystalline Sn4+ substituted NiFe2O4, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGG B Journal, 119, 123 (2005)
  23. S.Shanmugan, S.Balaji, N.Sankara Subramanian, Optical and Structural Properties of O2 ion Bombarded CdTe Thin Film International Journal of Micro and Nano Systems, Vol. 1(1), (2009) 29-33

Conferences

  1. T.Mani Chandran, M.Ananda Kumar, S.Y.Abdul Rahman and S.Balaji," Preparation and Characterization of Sm-Mo Thin film anode for Li ion Micro Batteries" National Conference on Advanced Materials For Energy and Environmental Applications, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India. (2015) 40. 18.03.2015-20.03.2015
  2. S. Muralidharan, Dr. M.Palaninatha Raja, Dr.S. Balaji, T. Prakash," Modelling and Simulation of Electrochemical Machining",Micro and Nano Composites - Principles,manufacturing and Appications [NCMNC - 14], 20-03-2014 to 21-03-2014
  3. S.Balaji, A Study on the Neodymium Doped LiMn2O¬4 Film Electrode Deposited by Electron Beam Evaporation, International conference on active smart Materials, 2009
  4. S.Shanmugan, S.Balaji, D.Mutharasu, Structural and optical properties of CuXO thin films for selective surfaces in solar thermal applications, National conference on materials for energy storage and conversion, 2010
  5. S.Balaji, Study on influence of Pr3+ ion in the structural, thermal and electrochemical properties of LiCoO2, National conference on materials for energy storage and conversion, 2010
  6. S.Balaji, S.Shanmugan, D.Mutharasu, Synthesis and characterization of ZnTe by Stacked Elemental Layer method, International Conference on Active Smart Materials, 2009
  7. S.Balaji, An Investigation of Influence of Sm3+ ion in the Structural and Electrochemical Properties of LiMn2O4, Emerging Materials, devices and technology, 2009
  8. S.Balaji, Synthesis and characterization of Dysprosium doped LiMn2O¬4 by microwave assisted co-precipitation synthesis, International Conference on Energy Engineering, 2009
  9. S.Balaji, Evaluation of Dielectric Properties of Magneto Dielectric Materials through Microwave Cavity Perturbation Technique, International conference on active smart Materials, 2009
  10. S.Balaji, D.Mutharasu, S.Shanmugan, Synthesis and characterization of Sb2Te3 by Stacked Elemental Layer method, International conference on active smart materials, 2009
  11. S.Balaji, Electron Beam Evaporation of Li1+xMn2O4 synthesized by microwave method and Electrochemical behavior in Aqueous LiNO3 solution., International Conference on Smart Materials Structures and Systems, 2009
  12. S.Balaji, Combustion synthesis and characterization of tin substituted nickel ferrite as inert anodes for Aluminium electrolysis, Futuristic aspects of electrochemical science and technology, 2005
  13. S.Balaji, An investigation on effect of synthesis in electrochemical behaviour of LiMn2O4 in aqueous solutions, Twelfth National Convention of Electrochemist, 2005

Industry Interactions

COMPANY NAME NATURE OF WORK PERIOD DETAILS
INKARP Instruments Pvt. Ltd. TGA/DTA analysis 1 week Thermal analysis of Silicone rubber products and glass ceramics

Sponsored Research

TITLE SPONSORING AGENCY AMOUNT RESPONSIBILITY
Development of electrochemical machining process for Ti6Al4V diaphragms Combat Vehicle Reseaech Development Establishment, DRDO 20.54 Principal Investigator
Synthesis and characterization of magneto dielectric substrates for microwave antenna applications Defence Research Development Organization 20.06 Co-investigator
Development Of LiFePO4/C, Li2FeSiO4/C Based Composite Positive Electrodes and Li4Ti5O12 Based Negative Electrode For High Power Lithium ion Battery Applications Department of Science and Technology Principal Investigator 13.5 Lakhs
Development of Thin Film Electrode for Solid State Thin Film Micro Batteries University grants commission 5.15 lakhs Principal Investigator

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Attended

  1. International workshop on renewable energy and Climate change, Madurai kamarajar University, Madurai, april 2012
  2. International workshop on advances of Lithium ion batteries, Indian institute of science, 25-29, july 2011
  3. National conference on materials for energy storage and conversion, SV university, Tirupati, Jan 2010
  4. International workshop on materials for energy storage applications, Anna university, Chennai, Jan 2010
  5. National conference on Emerging Materials, devices and technology, SV university, Tirupati, Feb 2009
  6. International Conference on Energy Engineering, Pondichery Engineering College, Jan 2009
  7. International Conference on Active Smart Materials, Thiagarajar college of Engineering, Jan 2009
  8. International Conference on Smart Materials Structures and Systems, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Jan 2008
  9. Twelfth National Convention of Electrochemist, Thiagarajar college of Engineering, Feb 2005
  10. International workshop on nano materials, Anna university, Chennai, Jan 2005
  11. National conference on Futuristic aspects of electrochemical science and technology, CECRI, Karaikudi, August 2004

Ph.D Guidance/Supervisorship

NAME OF SCHOLAR COURSE AREA OF RESEARCH STATUS
Mr.T.Mani chandran Ph.D Thinfilm Microbatteries Completed
Mr.P.Jayasakthi (M.Sc) M.E/M.S Li ion batteries, Hydrogen production Ongoing
Mr.R.Sabhareeswaran (M.Sc) M.E/M.S Li ion batteries, Hydrogen production Ongoing
Mr.P.Vijayakumar M.E/M.S Metal ceramic nano composites Ongoing
Ms.A.Niraimathi M.E/M.S Electrodeposition of polymer nano composites for corrosion protection Ongoing
Mr.G.Balaguru M.E/M.S Synthesis and characterization of ferrite materials for microwave applications Ongoing
Mr.S.Deepan Chakravarthi M.E/M.S Theoretical modelling of Electrochemical machining process using COMSOL mutiphysics Ongoing

Lectures Delivered

TOPIC DELIVERED AT PERIOD
EMERGING TRENDS FOR EFFICIENT ENERGY STORAGE International conference and workshop on Renewable energy and climate change 2012 05 to 07 april 2012
Building better batteries AICTE sponsored staff development programme on "Research methodologies and issues in Engineering" 12-24 December 2011