Navaladian Subramanian   




Name : S. Navaladian  
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Laboratory address:

National Centre for Catalysis Research,
Department of Chemistry,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras ,
Chennai – 600 036, India.

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Educational details :

BSc.(Chemistry), Arignar Anna govt. arts college, Namakkal. University of Madras, Chennai.

MSc.(General chemistry), Dept. of Chemistry, Bharathiyar university, Coimbatore (GATE qualified).

PhD, I.I.T.Madras, Chennai (Jul.2002- Oct 2008)
Research interests : Heterogeneous catalysis, electro-catalysis, photocatalysis and energy storage (supercapacitors), synthesis and growth mechanism of nanostructured materials
Title of PhD thesis : Strategies for the synthesis of nanomaterials and their applications
Publications in peer-reviewed journals/review books :
  1. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan, R.P.Viswanath and T.K.Varadarajan, "Thermal decomposition as route for silver nanoparticles", Nanoscale Research Letters, 2 (2007) 44-48.
  2. S. Navaladian, C. M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, T. K. Varadarajan and R. P. Viswanath, A facile room temperature synthesis of gold nanowires by oxalate reduction method", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111 (2007) 14150-14156.

  3. S. Navaladian, C.M. Janet, B. Viswanathan and R.P.Viswanath,On the possible treatment procedures for organic contaminants, Photo/Electrochemistry and Photobiology in the Environment, Energy and Fuel, Research Signpost, (2007) 1-51.

  4. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan and R.P. Viswanath, "Microwave-assisted rapid synthesis of anisotropic Ag nanoparticles by solid state transformation", Nanotechnology, 19 (2008) 045603.

  5. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan and R.P. Viswanath, "A rapid synthesis of oriented palladium nanoparticles by UV irradiation", Nanoscale Research Letters, 4 (2009) 181-186.

  6. S. Navaladian, B.Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan and R.P. Viswanath, "Fabrication of worm-like nanorods and ultrafine nanospheres of silver via solid state photochemical decomposition", Nanoscale Research Letters, 4 (2009) 471-479 .

Presentations in National/International Conferences/Symposia :
  1. S. Navaladian and R.P. Viswanath, ‘Carbon supported Pt-Au nanowires anode material for direct methanol oxidation fuel cell, National workshop in catalysis held in BHU, Varanasi,Feb.21-24, 2006. (Oral presentation).

  2. S. Navaladian and R.P. Viswanath, ‘Synthesis and characterization of Pt nanostructures for methanol electro-oxidation studies', Annual IIT madras chemistry symposium and chemical research society of India, IIT Madras, Chennai. Jul. 12-13, 2006.

  3. S. Navaladian and R.P. Viswanath, ‘A novel route for the synthesis silver nanoparticle by microwave irradiation method’, International conference on nanoscience, IISC Bangalore, Aug. 20 -25,(2006).

  4. P. Sujay, S. Navaladian, P. Wilson, and R.P. Viswanath, ‘Synthesis and catalytic studies of magnesia supported chromia catalysts derived from sonochemico-aerogel route’, 17th National Symposium on Catalysis, Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI),Gujarat, Jan. 18-20, 2005.

  5. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan, R.P. Viswanath and T.K. Varadarajan, ‘Synthesis of single crystalline Ag nanoparticles by thermal decomposition method’, International conference on nanoscience and nanotechnology (ICNSNT 2006), University of Madras,Chennai, Aug. 26-27, 2006.

  6. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan and R.P. Viswanath, ‘Synthetic strategies of metal and metal oxide nanomaterials’, National workshop on nanomaterials – synthesis, characterization and applications (NMSCA-2006), Alagappa university, Karaikudi,Dec. 14-15, 2006. (Oral presentation).

  7. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan, R.P. Viswanath and T.K. Varadarajan, ‘Silver nanoparticles on oxide supports- A possible dehydrogenation system', 18th National Symposium & Indo-US Seminar on Catalysis, IIP Dehradun, Apr. 16-18, 2007.

  8. S. Navaladian, B. Viswanathan, R.P. Viswanath and T.K. Varadarajan, ‘Role of nanomaterials in catalysis’, Workshop on Catalysis, IIT Madras, Chennai, Aug.2, 2008.