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Ramaswamy Nagarajan

Ramaswamy Nagarajan
Ramaswamy Nagarajan Professor, CO-Director of HEROES

Expertise

Biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers, thermal & morphological characterization of materials, roll to roll manufacture of flexible electronic products.

Research Interest

Biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers, thermal & morphological characterization of materials, roll to roll manufacture of flexible electronic products

Interdisciplinary research in developing ├»Greener├Ź routes to advanced functional materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers) and therapeutic materials. Biocatalytic polymerization, polymers from renewable resources, mechanistic aspects of enzyme catalysis, developing novel Eco-friendly bio-mimetic catalysts, bio-fuels, materials for energy conversion and storage.

Educational Background

  • Ph D: Polymer Science (Plastics Engineering), (2000), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Enzymatic synthesis of Polyaniline complexed with DNA and other polyelectrolyte templates
  • MS: Polymer Science, (1998), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Other: Bachelor of Technology (Concentration: Rubber Technology), (1994), Anna University - Chennai, India
  • Other: Rubber Technology, (1994), Anna University - Chennai, India
  • BS: chemistry, (1991), Loyola College, University of Madras - Chennai, India