Ananthakumar

    RESERACH PUBLICATIONS

  • U. S. Hareesh, S. Ananthakumar, A. D. Damodaran and K. G. K. Warrier, ” Dependence of pH on dispersion of SiC fine particulates in boehmite and its correlation with the microstructural features of alumina”, Advances in Ceramic Matrix Composites, (1996) Ceramic Transactions, Vol. 74, The American Ceramic Society.
  • K. G. K. Warrier, U. S. Hareesh, G. M. Anil Kumar , S. Ananthakumar and A. D. Damodaran, ” Sol-gel and Mullite coated SiC precursors for ceramic matrix composites, (1997) Materials Science Forum Volumes, Vol. 243- 45 pp 437 – 442.
  • S. Ananthakumar , U. S. Hareesh, K. G. K. Warrier and A. D. Damodaran, ” Microwave sintering of sol gel alumina – 30 vol % SiC particulate composites”, (1997) Transactions : Indian Ceramic Society Vol .56 (4)  No. 8  pp 93-95
  • S. Ananthakumar, U. S. Hareesh, K. G. K. Warrier and A. D. Damodaran, ” Microwave processing of boehmite coated SiC composite precursors for alumina  – silicon carbide nano composites “, (1998) Journal of Material Science Letters,  Vol.17, pp 145-48.
  • S. Ananthakumar, G. Krishna Priya and K. G. K. Warrier, ” Thermal decomposition characteristics of boehmite gels under microwave heating and associated microstructural features, (1998) Materials Letters, vol 35, pp 95-99
  • S. Ananthakumar , U. S. Hareesh , A. D. Damodaran and K. G. K. Warrier, ” Microwave drying of sol gel alumina – 30 vol % SiC precursor for particulate ceramic matrix composites” , (1998)  British Ceramic Society Transactions ,vol 97 (5) , pp 236.
  • S. Ananthakumar, S. G. K. Pillai and K. G. K. Warrier, “Colloidal processing of alumina ceramics” (1999)  Transactions: Indian Ceramic Society,vol 58(1),   pp  9-15.
  • K. Prabhakaran, S. Ananthakumar, C. Pavithran, “Gel casting of alumina ceramics using boehmite”, (1999)  Journal of European Ceramic Society, vol 19,   pp 2875-2881.
  • S. Ananthakumar, Vijay raja and K. G. K. Warrier, “Effect of nano particulate boehmite sol as a dispersant for slurry compaction of alumina ceramics”,(2000)  Materials letters, vol 43, pp 174-179.
  • S. Ananthakumar and K. G. K. Warrier, “Gel assisted ceramic extrusion of alumina ceramics (2000)” Transactions: Indian Ceramic Society Vol. 59 (2), pp 41- 46
  • K. Prabhakaran, C. Pavithran, S. Ananthakumar, Brahmakumar, ” Gel casting of alumina: Part III – Machinable green body by co-polymerization with acrylic acid, (2001) Ceramics International, vol 27, pp 185-189.
  • S. Ananthakumar, A. R.R. Menon, K. Prabhakaran, K. G. K. Warrier, ” Rheology and packing characteristics of alumina extrusion using boehmite gel as a binder” , (2001) Ceramic International, vol 27, pp 231-237.
  • S. Ananthakumar, K. G. K. Warrier, “Extrusion characteristics of alumina – aluminium titanate composite using boehmite as a reactive binder”,(2001)  Journal of European Ceramic Society, vol 21, pp 71-78.
  • K. Prbhakaran, S. Ananthakumar, C. Pavithran, “Effect of hydrolyzed aluminium treatment on rheological characteristics of a-alumina”, (2001), Journal of Material Science, Vol. 36, No.10), pp 4827-4834.
  • G. M. Anil Kumar, S. Ananthakumar, K. G. K. Warrier, Densification and mechanical properties of mullite-SiC nano-composites synthesized through sol-gel coated precursors, (2001) Bulletin of  Material Science, Vol.24, No.2, pp 191-195
  • S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar, K. G. K. Warrier, ” Mechanical and microstructural features of alumina – aluminium titanate composites prepared by using boehmite binder”, (2002) British  Ceramic Society Transactions, Vol 101(1), pp 38-43,.
  • K.Prabahkaran, S. Ananthakumar and C. Pavithran, ‘ Preparation of extrudable alumina paste by coagulation of electrostatically stabilized aqueous slurries, (2002) Journal of European Ceramic Society, Vol 22, pp 153-158,.
  • K. Prabahkaran, S. Ananthakumar, U. S. Hareesh, P. Manohar, ‘Gel casting of process for Alumina-SiC nano composites and its creep characteristics, (2004) Materials Chemistry and Physics , Vol. 85 (1), pp 151-157.
  • S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar and K. G. K. Warrier, Effect of boehmite additives on alumina extrusion, (2004) Ceramic International, Vol. 30, pp 837-842.
  • S. Ananthakumar, M. Jayasankar and K.G.K. Warrier, Microstructural, mechanical and thermal characterization of sol–gel-derived aluminium titanate-mullite ceramic composites,  (June 2006) Acta Materialia, Vol. 54, Issue 11, pp (2965-2973)
  • M. Jayasankar, S. Ananthakumar, P. Mukundan and K.G.K. Warrier, ‘Low temperature synthesis of aluminium titanate by an aqueous sol–gel route’,  (February 2007) Materials Letters, Vol. 61, Issue 3, Pages 790-793
  • M.Jayasankar Mani, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Poothayil Mukundan and Krishna Gopakumar Warrier, Low-Temperature Fine-Grained Alumina Aluminum Titanate Composites Produced from a Titania-Coated Alumina Precursor, (October 2007) J. Am. Ceram. Soc., Vol. 90, Issue 10,  pages 3091–3094
  • Giable George, L. Sandhya Kumari, V.S. Vishnu, S. Ananthakumar and M.L.P. Reddy, Synthesis and characterization of environmentally benign calcium-doped Pr2MO2O9 pigments: Applications in coloring of plastics, (March 2008) J. of Solid State Chemistry, Vol.181, Issue 3,  Pages 487-492
  • M. Jayasankar , S. Ananthakumar , P. Mukundan , W. Wunderlich , K.G.K. Warrier Al2O3 @ TiO2-A simple sol–gel strategy to the synthesis of low temperature sintered alumina–aluminium titanate composites through a core–shell approach, (2008) J. of Solid State Chemistry, Vol.18(1), pp 2748–2754
  • S. Ananthakumar, M.Jayasankar, K.G.K.Warrier, Microstructure and creep characteristics of sol gel derived mullite-aluminium titanate ceramic nanocomposites, (2009) Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 117, pp 59-364
  • Role of particle size of alumina on the formation of aluminium titanate as well as on sintering and microstructure development in sol–gel alumina–aluminium titanate composites, M. Jayasankar, K.P. Hima, S. Ananthakumar, P. Mukundan, P. Krishna Pillai, K.G.K. Warrier, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Volume 124, Issue 1, 1 November 2010, Pages 92-96
  • H. K. Varma , S. Ananthakumar, P. Perumal , P. P. Rao , K. G. K. Warrier and A.D.Damodaran,” Microwave Processing of rare earth oxide doped ZnO varistors      (1993)”Ceramic Transactions, Microwaves : Theory and applications in Materials Processing II , The American Ceramic Society, Vol. 36, pp 115 -122.
  • S. Ananthakumar, H. K. Varma, P. Perumal, P. Prabhakar Rao, A. D. Damodaran and K. G. K. Warrier, ” Effect of addition of calcined grains on the microstructure and non linearity features of ZnO varistors” (1994)  Journal of Materials Science Letters  vol 3, pp 731-733.
  • H. K. Varma, S. Ananthakumar, K. G. K. Warrier and A. D. Damodaran, “Synthesis of zinc oxide varistors through microwave derived precursors (1996) “Ceramics International, vol 22, pp 53-56.
  • R .V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar , P. Manohar and F. D. Gnanam, ‘ Powder characteristics , sintering behaviour and microstructure of Ni-Zn ferrite derived through citrate gel decomposition technique, (2000), Proceedings of the 8th International conference on Ferrites, (ICF 8), Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan, , The Japan society of Powder and powder Metallurgy, pp 521-523.
  • R .V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar and F.D. Gnanam, Synthesis and characterization of Ni-Zn ferrite through flash combustion technique, Proceedings of the 8th International conference on Ferrites, (ICF 8), Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan, (2000) The Japan society of Powder and powder Metallurgy,   pp 313-315.
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar, F.D. Gnanam, Magnetic, Electrical and Dielectric Behaviour of Ni0.8Zn0.2Fe2O4 Prepared Through Flash Combustion Technique, (2002) Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials,     vol 253 (1-2), pp 56-64.
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar, F.D. Gnanam, Effect of Composition on AC- Electrical Resistivity of Ni-Zn Ferrites Prepared by Flash Combustion Technique, (2002) Transaction of The Indian Ceramic Society, vol. 61(1), pp.17-19,.
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar, F. D. Gnanam Dielectric Behavior of Ni1-xZnxFe2O4 Prepared by Flash Combustion Technique, (2003) Materials Letters, vol 57 (5-6), pp 1151-1155.
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar, F. D. Gnanam Magnetic Hysteresis Studies of Ni1-xZnxFe2O4 Prepared by Non-Conventional Techniques, (2003)Material Letters  Vol.57 , pp 2666-2669.
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar, F. D. Gnanam,  Direct Current Resistivity Studies of Ni1-xZnxFe2O4 Prepared Through Flash Combustion and Citrate-gel Decomposition Methods, (2003) Material Letters, Vol.57, pp  2662-2665.
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar, F. D. Gnanam, Initial Permeability Studies of Ni-Zn Ferrites Prepared By Flash Combustion Technique, (2003) Material Science & Engineering: A Vol. 355, pp 320-324.

Research publications in 2007-2008

  • Anas. S, Mangalaraja R.V, Mukundan P, S.K.Shukla, S. Ananthakumar, Direct synthesis of varistor-grade doped nanocrystalline ZnO and its densification through a step-sintering technique, (October 2007), Acta Materialia, Vol. 55, Issue 17, , Pages 5792-5801
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Thomas Lee, K.V.S. Ramam, S. Ananthakumar and P. Manohar, Mechanical characterization of Ni1?xZnxFe2O4 prepared by non-conventional methods, (2008)  Materials Science and Engineering: A, vol 480       pp 266–270
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Thomas Lee, S. Ananthakumar, P. Manohar and Carlos P. Camurri, Effect of composition on initial permeability of Ni1-xZnxFe2O4 prepared by flash combustion technique, (2008) Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 476, Issues 1-2, 15 Pages 234-239
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Thomas Lee, S. Ananthakumar , P. Manohar, Carlos P. Camurri, Effect of composition on initial permeability of Ni1xZnxFe2O4 prepared by flash combustion technique, (2008) Materials Science and Engineering vol A 476, pp 234–239

Research Publications in 2009

  • R.V. Mangalaraja, J. Mouzon , P. Hedström , Carlos P. Camurri , S. Ananthakumar, M. Odén, Microwave assisted combustion synthesis of nanocrystalline yttria and its powder characteristics, (2009)  Powder Technology Vol. 191, Iss 3, pp 309-314
  • K.Uma, S. Ananthakumar, R. V. Mangalaraja, K. P. O. Mahesh, T. Soga and T. JimboA facile approach to hexagonal ZnO nano rod assembly, (2009)  Jl. of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, vol 49, pp 1–5
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, Kasimayan Uma, Romel M. Jiménez, Marta López, Carlos P. Camurri, Microhardness and fracture toughness of Ce0.9Gd0.1O1.95 for manufacturing solid oxide electrolyte, Published: (2009)  Material Science and Engineering.: A, Structural Materials Properties Microstructure And Processing   Volume: 517   Issue: 1-2   Pages: 91-96
  • Ramalinga Viswanathan Mangalaraja, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Anidurai Paulraj, Kasimayan Uma, Marta López1, Carlos Porro Camurri, Ricardo Enrique Avila, Electrical and thermal properties of 10 mol% Gd3+ doped ceria electrolytes synthesized through citrate combustion technique, Processing and Application of Ceramics, 3 [1-2] (2009)
  • Ramalinga Viswanathan Mangalaraja, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Johanne Mouzone, Kasimayan Uma, Marta Lopez, Carlos Porro Camuri, Magnus Oden, ‘Synthesis of nanocrystalline yttria through insitu sulphated combustion technique, (2009) Jl. Ceram. Soc. Jap, vol 117 (10), pp 1065-1068.
  • Ramalinga Viswanathan Mangalaraja, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Johanne Mouzone, Kasimayan Uma, Marta Lopez, Carlos Porro Camuri, Magnus Oden, Sintering, microstructural and mechanical characterization of combustion synthesized Y2O3,Yb3+-Y2O3, (2009) Jl. Ceram. Soc. Jap, vol 117 (11), pp 1258-1262,.

Research Publications in 2010

  • Renaud Metz, Jonathan Morel, Henri Delalu, S. Ananthakumar and Mehrdad Hassanzadeh, ‘Direct oxidation route from metal to ceramic: study on cobalt oxide’  (2009) Materials Research Bulletin, vol 44, (10), pp 1984-89
  • S. Ananthakumar, S.Anas, J.Ambily, R.V.Mangalaraja, ‘Microwave assisted citrate gel combustion synthesis of ZnO Part-I: Assessment of structural features, Published: (2010) Jl. Ceram. Process. Res,  Volume: 11   Issue: 2   Pages: 164-169
  • S. Ananthakumar, S.Anas, J.Ambily, R.V.Mangalaraja, ‘Microwave assisted citrate gel combustion synthesis of ZnO Part-II: Assessment of functional properties, Published: (2010), Jl. Ceram. Process. Res. Volume: 11   Issue: 1   Pages: 29-34
  • S. Anas, R.V.Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, ‘Studies on ZnO morphologies on the functional properties of ZnO, (2010),  Jl. of Hazard. Mater, vol 175, pp 889-895
  • S. Anas, R.V.Mangalaraja, Sanoj M.A., S. Ananthakumar, ‘Synthesis of varistor grade ZnO nanopowders via a non-hydrolytic sol gel technique and their densification characteristics’ (2010) Processing and Applications of Ceramics, vol 4 [1], pp 7-14
  • Renaud Metz, Jonathan Morel, Henri Delalu , S. Ananthakumar and Mehrdad Hassanzadeh, Full transition from metal to ceramic by direct oxidation of metallic cobalt powder, (2010) Ceram. Inter vol 36 (3), pp 855-862,
  • Sintering of surfactant modified ZnO–Bi2O3 based varistor nano powders, S. Anas, R. Metz, M.A. Sanoj, R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar Ceramics International, Volume 36, Issue 8, December 2010, Pages 2351-2358
  • Chemical route for formation of intermetallic Zn4Sb3 phase, A. Denoix, A. Solaiappan, R.M. Ayral, F. Rouessac, J.C. Tedenac, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Volume 183, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages 1090-1094
  • Synthesis of varistor grade ZnO nanopowders via a non-hydrolytic sol gel technique and their densification characteristics, S. Anas, R.V. Mangalaraja, Sanoj M.A., S. Ananthakumar Processing and Applications of Ceramics, (4) [1] (2010) 7-14
  • S.Anas, R.V.Mangalaraja, Sanoj. M.A, S. Ananthakumar, Sintering of ZnO-Bi2O3 nano origin varistors, (2010), Ceram. Inter., 36 (8) 2351-2358
  • Synthesis and mechanical properties of low temperature sintered, Sm3+ doped nano ceria electrolyte membranes for IT-SOFC applications, R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, Anke Schachtsiek, Marta López, Carlos P. Camurri, Ricardo E. Avila, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 527, Issues 16-17, 25 June 2010, Pages 3645-3650

Research Publications 2012

  • S. Anas, K.V. Mahesh, K.J. Ambily, M.R. Chandran, K. Uma, K.G.K. Warrier, S. Ananthakumar, New insights on physico-chemical transformations of ZnO: From clustered multipods to single crystalline nanoplates, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Volume 134, Issue 1, 15 May 2012, Pages 435-442
  • P.S. Suchithra, Linsha Vazhayal, A. Peer Mohamed, S. Ananthakumar, Mesoporous organic-inorganic hybrid aerogels through ultrasonic assisted sol-gel intercalation of SiO2-PEG in bentonite for effective removal of dyes, volatile organic pollutants and petroleum products from aqueous solution, Chemical Engineering Journal, 200-2012, (2012),589-600
  • P.K. Sanoop, S. Anas, S. Ananthakumar, V. Gunasekar, R. Saravanan, V. Ponnusami, Synthesis of yttrium doped nanocrystalline ZnO and its photocatalytic activity in methylene blue degradation, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, In Press, Available online 1 May 2012
  • K. V. Mahesh, S. Anas, S. Rahul, S. Ananthakumar, Effect of two-step sintering on rare earth (RE 5 Y2O3, Pr6O11) doped ZnO–Bi2O3 varistors processed from ‘nano-precursor powders’, J. Mater Sci: Mater Electron, DOI 10.1007/s10854-012-0961-9, November (2012)
  • R.V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, M. Paulraj, H. Pesenti, Marta López, Carlos P. Camurri, Loreto A. Barcos, Ricardo E. Avila, Electrical and thermal characterization of Sm3+ doped ceria electrolytes synthesized by combustion technique, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 510, Issue 1, 5 January 2012, Pages 134-140
  • Akbari-Fakhrabadi, Ricardo E. Avila, Hector E. Carrasco, S. Ananthakumar, R.V.Mangalaraja, Combustion synthesis of NiO-Ce0.9Gd0.1O1.95 nanocomposite anode and its electrical characteristics of semi-cell configured SOFC assembly, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Pages: 1-5   DOI: 10.1016/ j.jallcom.2012.06.036  Published:  NOV 15 2012
  • Dhanagopal Manikandan, Ramalinga Viswanathan Mangalaraja, Ricardo E. Avila, Rajendran Siddheswaran, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Carbon nanotubes rooted montmorillonite (CNT-MM) reinforced nanocomposite membrane for PEM fuel cells, Materials Science and Engineering: B, Volume 177, Issue 8, 15 May 2012, Pages 614-618
  • Dhanagopal Manikandan, Ramalinga Viswanathan Mangalaraja, Rajendran Siddheswaran, Ricardo E. Avila, Solaiappan Ananthakumar,  Fabrication of nanostructured clay–carbon nanotube hybrid nanofiller by chemical vapour deposition  Applied Surface Science, Volume 258, Issue 10, 1 March 2012, Pages 4460-4466
  • Sanoop, P.K., Mahesh, K.V., Nampoothiri, K.M., Mangalaraja, R.V., Ananthakumar, S. Multifunctional ZnO-biopolymer nanocomposite coatings for health-care polymer foams and fabrics, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2012
  • Mangalaraja, R.V., Ananthakumar, S., Uma, K., Jiménez, R.M., Uthayakumar, S., López, M., Camurri, C.P., Synthesis and characterization of Gd3+ and Sm3+ ion doped ceria electrolytes through an in-situ sulphated combustion technique, Journal of Ceramic Processing Research 13 (1), pp. 15-22, 2012
  • R. Siddheswaran R.V. Mangalaraja, Ricardo E. Avila, D. Manikandan Marta Lopez, C. Esther Jayanthi, S. Ananthakumar, Combustion synthesis of nanocrystalline Co and Al co-doped ZnO (Zn1-x-yCox AlyO) and its powder characteristics, Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, Vol. 13, No. 4, (2012)
  • R.Siddheswaran, R.V. Mangalaraja, Ricardo E. Avila, Maria Elena Gómez, D. Manikandan, Marta Lopez, C.Esther Jeyanthi and S. Ananthakumar, Fabrication and characterization of Co, Al:ZnO thin films by a sol-gel spin coating technique for ferromagnetic applications, Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, Vol. 13, No. 4, (2012)
  • Akbari-Fakhrabadi, R.V. Mangalaraja, Felipe A. Sanhueza, Ricardo E. Avila b, S. Ananthakumar, S.H. Chan, Nanostructured  Gd-CeO2 electrolyte for SOFC by aqueous tape casting, Journal of Power Sources Volume: 218   Pages: 307- 312   DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour. 2012. 07. 005 Published: NOV 15 2012
  • Siddheswaran, R ; Mangalaraja, RV ; , Manikandan, D, Jeyanthi, CE, Evaluation of mechanical hardness and fracture toughness of Co and Al co-doped ZnO , MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING Volume:558 Pages: 456-461 DOI: 10.1016/ j.msea. 2012. 08.028 Published: DEC 15, 2012

Research Publications 2013

  • Influence of fuel in the microwave assisted combustion synthesis of nano ?-alumina powder Ramesh G. Mangalaraja R. V.,Ananthakumar S. and Manohar P.Vol. 8(34), pp. 1729-1737, 16 September, 2013, DOI: 10.5897/IJPS2013.3988ISSN 1992 – 1950 © 2013 Academic Journals
  • Effect of micro- and nano-fillers on the properties of silicone rubber-alumina flexible microwave substrate Namitha, LK , Chameswary, J, Ananthakumar, S Sebastian, M T “Effect of micro- and nano-fillers on the properties of silicone rubber-alumina flexible microwave substrate” CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL Vol:39 Issue: 6 Pages: 7077-087 DOI: 10.1016/j. ceramint. 2013.02.047 Published: AUG 2013
  • Electrical and thermal properties of low permittivity Sr2Al2SiO7 ceramic filled HDPE composites Manu, KM ; Ananthakumar, S ; Sebastian, MT; Source: CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL  Volume: 39   Issue: 5   Pages: 4945-4951    DOI: 10.1016/ j.ceramint. 2012. 11.090   Published: JUL 2013
  • Effect of two-step sintering on rare earth (RE = Y2O3, Pr6O11) doped ZnO-Bi2O3 varistors processed from ‘nano-precursor’ powders Mahesh, KV ; Anas, S  ; Rahul, S  ; Ananthakumar, Source: JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS  Volume: 24   Issue: 5   Pages: 1495-1504   DOI: 10.1007/s10854-012-0961-9   Published: MAY 2013
  • Effect of silver incorporation into PVDF-barium titanate composites for EMI shielding applications Joseph, N ; Singh, SK ; Sirugudu, RK ; Murthy, VRK ; Ananthakumar, S ; Sebastian, MT : MATERIALS RESEARCH BULLETIN Volume: 48 Issue: 4 Pages: 1681-1687 DOI: 10.1016/j. materresbull. 2012.11.115 Published: APR 2013
  • Amine-grafted alumino-siloxane hybrid porous granular media: A potential sol-gel sorbent for treating hazardous Cr(VI) in aqueous environment, Linsha, V ; Suchithra, PS ; Mohamed, AP ; Ananthakumar, S CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL Volume: 220 Pages: 244-253 DOI: 10. 1016 / j.cej.2012.11.141 Published: MAR 15 2013
  • One-pot microwave mediated growth of heterostructured ZnO@AlSi as a potential dual-function eco-catalyst for treating hazardous pollutants in water resources, Suchithra, PS ; Shadiya, CP ; Mohamed, AP ; Velusamy, P ; Ananthakumar, S , Source: APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL Volume: 130 Pages: 44-53 DOI: 10.1016/ j.apcatb. 2012.10.010 Published: FEB 7 2013
  • Nanofillers in ZnO based materials: a ‘smart’ technique for developing miniaturized high energy field varistors, S. Anas, K. V. Mahesh, V. Jobin, S. Prasanth and S. Ananthakumar,  Journal of Materials Chemistry C Cite this: DOI: 10.1039/ c3tc 3104 9c  The Royal Society of Chemistry 2013

Research Papers published in 2014

  • LINSHA (V), TALASILA (S), PEER MOHAMED (A A) and ANANTHAKUMAR (S) Mesochanneled hierarchically porous Aluminosiloxane Aerogel Microspheres as a stable support for pH-responsive controlled Drug release ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 6(17):15564–15574; 10 Sep 2014
  • MAHESH (K V), BALANAND (S), RAIMOND (R), PEER MOHAMED (A) and ANANTHAKUMAR (S), Polyaryletherketone polymer nanocomposite engineered with nanolaminated Ti3SiC2 ceramic fillers Materials and Design 63:360-367; Nov 2014
  • SOUMYA (S), PEER MOHAMED (A), LUCY PAUL, KIRAN MOHAN and ANANTHAKUMAR (S), Near IR reflectance characteristics of PMMA/ZnO nanocomposites for solar thermal control interface films Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 125(6):102-112; Jun 2014
  • SUJITH (S S), ARUN KUMAR  (S L), MANGALARAJA (R V), PEER MOHAMED (A) and ANANTHAKUMAR (S), Porous to dense LaPO4 sintered ceramics for advanced refractories Ceramics International 40(9 PART B):15121-15129; Nov 2014
  • VAISAKH (S S), HASSANZADEH (M), METZ (R), RAMAKRISHNAN (S), CHAPPELLE (D), SUDHA (J D) and ANANTHAKUMAR (S), Effect of nano/micro-mixed ceramic fillers on the dielectric and thermal properties of epoxy polymer composites Polymers for Advanced Technologies 25(2):240-248; Feb 2014
  • RAHUL (S P),  MAHESH (K V), SUJITH (S S), JEEN MARIA (M) and ANANTHAKUMAR (S) Processing of La2O3 based rare earth non-linear resistors via combustion synthesis,Journal of Electroceramics 32(4):292-300; Jun 2014
  • METZ (R), HASSANZADEH (M), MAHESH (K V) and ANANTHAKUMAR (S)        Quasi-ideal Nonlinear Electrical Behavior of Polycrystalline SnO2 Ceramic Varistors Doped with SiO2 Journal of Electronic Materials 43(5):1411-1418; May 2014
  • JAMSHIDIJAM (M), MANGALARAJA (R V), AKBARI-FAKHRABADI  (A), ANANTHAKUMAR (S) and CHAN (S H), Effect of rare earth dopants on structural characteristics of nanoceria synthesized by combustion method        Powder Technology 253:304-310; Feb 2014
  • SUJITH (S.S), ARUNKUMAR (S.L), MAHESH (K.V), PEER MOHAMED (A), ANANTHAKUMAR(S), Sintering and Thermal Shock Resistance Properties of LaPO4 Based Composite Refractories TCER Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, 73(2):161-164, 2014.

List of Publications 2015

  • A hybridization approach to efficient TiO2 photodegradation of aqueous benzalkonium chloride, Suchithra Padmajan Sasikala, Carleer, Robert Ananthakumar Solaiappan et al. JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Volume: 293   Pages: 122-30 (2015)
  • Amine impregnated porous silica gel sorbents synthesized from water-glass precursors for CO2 capturing Minju, N. Abhilash, P. Nair, Balagopal N. Ananthakumar Solaiappan et al. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL  Volume: 269   Pages: 335-342 (2015)
  • MAX phase ternary carbide derived 2-D ceramic nanostructures [CDCN] as chemically interactive functional fillers for damage tolerant epoxy polymer nano composites Vaisakh, S. S. Mahesh, K. V. Balanand, S. Ananthakumar. RSC ADVANCES,  Vol 5   Issue: 21  Pages: 16521-16531(2015)
  • Nanoassembling of thixotropically reversible alumino-siloxane hybrid gels to hierarchically porous aerogel framework Linsha, Vazhayal; Mohamed, A. Peer; Ananthakumar, S. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL  Volume: 259 Pages: 313-322 (2015)
  • Catalytically Engineered Reduced Graphene Oxide / ZnO Hybrid Nanocomposites for the Adsorption, Photoactivity and Selective Oil Pick-Up from Aqueous Media, Babitha K.B, J. Jani Mattilda, A. Peer Mohamed, S. Ananthakumar, RSC ADVANCES  5, 50223 – 50233 (2015)
  • Shear Induced Micromechanical Synthesis of Ti3SiC2 MAXene Nanosheets for Functional Applications K. V., Mahesh; Rahman, Rashada; Mohan, Kiran; A, Peer; Solaiappan Ananthakumar, RSC ADVANCES, 5, 51242 – 51247 (2015)
  • Microwave assisted aqueous synthesis of organosilae treated mesoporous Si@ZnO nano architecture as dual-functional, photocatalysts, K. B. Babitha, V. Linsha,            S. Anas, A. Peer Mohamed, M. Kiran, S. Ananthakumar  Jl. ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICAL ENGG, 3 (2015), pp. 1337-1345
  • Supramolecular Association of 2D Aluminosiloxane Aquagel Building Blocks to 3D Porous Cages and its Efficacy for Topical and Injectable Delivery of Fluconazole, an Antifungal Drug, Linsha Vazhayal, Nishanth Kumar Sasidharan, Sindhoor Talasila, Dileep B. S. Kumar, and Ananthakumar  Solaiappan,  JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B: 2015 (3) 5978-5990.
  • Aluminum nitride filled flexible silicone rubber composites for microwave substrate applications Namitha, L. K. Ananthakumar S. Sebastian, M. T. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS  Volume: 26   Issue: 2  Pages: 891-897 (2015)
  • Microwave Accelerated Synthesis of Zinc oxide Nanoplates and their Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity under UV and Solar Illuminations, S. Anas, S. Rahul, K. B. Babitha, R. V. Mangalaraja, S. Ananthakumar, APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE 355, 98-103(2015).
  • Soumya S, Peer Mohamed A, Kiran Mohan, and Ananthakumar S Enhanced near-infrared reflectance and functional characteristics of Al-doped ZnO nano-pigments embedded PMMA coatings, Solar Energy Materials, 143 (2015) 335-346.

Papers published in 2016

  • Santhosh Balanand , Mathews Jeen Maria , T.P.D. Rajan , A. Peer Mohamed , S. Ananthakumar, Bulk processing of ZnO nanostructures via microwave assisted oxidation of mechanically seeded Zn dust for functional paints and coatings, Chemical Engineering Journal 284 (2016) 657–667
  • M. Jeen Maria, S. Balanand, S. Anas, A. M. Peermohamed, and  S. Ananthakumar Zn-dust Derived Ultrafine Grained ZnO Non-linear Ceramic Resistors via in-situ Thermal Oxidation of Cermet Reactants Mixture, Materials & Design 92(2016)387-396
  • K.V.Mahesh, S.Ananthakumar, Processing of 2D-MAXene nanostructures and design of high thermal conducting, rheo-controlled MAXene nanofluids as a potential nanocoolant, Chemical Engg Jl, 297(2016)158-169
  • Photoactive, Antimicrobial CeO2 Decorated AlOOH/PEI Hybrid Nanocomposite: A Multifunctional Catalytic-sorbent for Lignin and Organic Dye, RSC Advances 6(2016)54357-54370
  • Soumya Sugathan Nishanth Kumar Sasidharan, Peer Mohamed Abdul Azeez, Solaiappan Ananthakumar,  Silanated Nano ZnO Hybrids Embedded PMMA Polymer Coatings on Cotton Fabrics for Near-IR Reflective, Antifungal Cool-textiles, New Jl of Chemistry  2016, 40, 7210 – 7221
  • Sadasivan S. Vaisakha, Abdul Azeez Peer Mohammeda, Mehrdad Hassanzadehb, Jean F. Tortoricib, Renaud Metzc and Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Effect of nano-modified SiO2/Al2O3 mixedmatrix micro-composite fillers on thermal, mechanical, and tribological properties of epoxy polymers, Polymers Advanced Technologies, Volume 27, Issue 7, 905-914 (2016)
  • Renaud Metz, Lurayni Diaz-Chacon, Laurent Alvarez, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Mehrdad Hassanzadeh, Jean-Louis Bantignies, Carbon nanotubes-epoxy composites The role of acid treatment in Thermal and Electrical conductivity, Experimental Heat Transfer EXPERIMENTAL HEAT TRANSFER 2017, VOL. 30, NO. 1, 66–76
  • Biocatalytic Conversion Efficiency of Steapsin Lipase Immobilized on Hierarchically Porous Biomorphic Aerogel Supports, Linsha, Vazhayal; Shuhailath, Kalimadathil; Mahesh, Kallyadan Veettil; Mohamed, Abdul Azeez Peer; Ananthakumar, Solaiappan, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2016, 4(9):4692-4703 (IF:5.267)
  • Jithu Jayaraj, S. Amruth Raj, A. Srinivasan and S. Ananthakumar, U.T.S.Pillai, Nanda Gopala Krishna Dhaipule, and U. Kamachi Mudali, Composite magnesium phosphate coatings for improved corrosion resistance of magnesium AZ 31 Alloy, Corrosion Science 113 (2016) 104-115

Papers communicated 2017

  • K. B. Babitha , S. Nishanth Kumar, Vijayan Pooja, B.S. Dileep Kumar, A. Peer Mohamed, S. Ananthakumar Design and synthesis of ZPMx-Si@GO hybrid nanocomposites with various aspect ratios for water disinfection, Chemical Engineering Journal 324 (2017) 154–167
  • Renaud Metz, Lurayni Diaz-Chacon, Laurent Alvarez, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Mehrdad Hassanzadeh, Jean-Louis Bantignies, Carbon nanotubes-epoxy composites The role of acid treatment in Thermal and Electrical conductivity, Experimental Heat Transfer 30 (2017) 66–76
  • N. Minju, S. Ananthakumar, Balagopal N. Nair, and A. Peer Mohamed, Surface engineered silica mesospheres – A promising adsorbent for CO2 capture, Separation and Purification Technology 181(2017)192-200

PUBLICATIONS 2018:

  1. Soumya S., V.N. Sheemol , P. Amba, Peer Mohamed A, S. Ananthakumar, Sn and Ag doped ZnO quantum dots with PMMA by in situ polymerization for UV/IR protective, photo chromic multifunctional hybrid coatings, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,  174 (2018) 554-565
  2. S. Ananthakumar, Jeen Maria Mathews, Balanand Santhosh, A. Peer Mohammad Design and fabrication of flexible Polyvinyl Chloride dielectric composite reinforced with ZnO micro-varistors, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 135, 12, (2018) 46031
  3. Thozhuthungal Haridasan Gayathri, Aleksey A. Yaremchenko, Kiryl Zakharchuk,Pullanchiyodan Abhilash, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, Impact of acceptor-type substitution on electrical transport properties of zircon-type EuVO4 Journal of the European Ceramic Society 38(2018) 145-151
  4.  Gayathri T H; Yaremchenko A A; Macías J; Abhilash P; Ananthakumar S, Magnesium-doped zircon-type rare-earth ortho vanadates: structural and electrical characterization, Ceramics International 44(2018) 96-103
  5.  Anas Shereef, Pratheesh V Nair , Mahesh K V., Linsha V., Shuhailath A, Peer A Mohamed, Krishna Gopakumar Warrier, Ananthakumar Solaiappan, Engineered Hetero Structured Arrays of ZnO NanoX  (X=discs, rods and wires) and CdTe Quantum Dots for Advanced Electron Transport Applications, Materials and Design 14(2018)267-275
  6. Balanand, Santhosh, Babitha, Kunnathuparambil Babu; Jeen Maria,  Mathews ; Mohamed, Abdul Azeez Peer; Ananthakumar, Solaiappan Aqueous Mechanical Oxidation of Zn Dust: An Inventive Technique for Bulk Production of ZnO Nanorods, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2018, 6(1), pp 143–154
  7. P S Suchithra,K V Mahesh, Prem Prabhakaran, A Peer Mohammed and S Ananthakumar, Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Teflon Fibrils for Oil Spill Clean Up and its Effective Recycling as Textile Dye Sorbent, J Environmental Management 211 (2018)198-2015, IF 4.75
  8. Sarah Boucher, Mehrdad Hassanzadeh, Solaiappan Ananthakumar,  Renaud Metz, Interest of nonlinear ZnO/silicone composite materials in cable termination, Material Sci & Engg. 2018; 2(3):83-88

PUBLICATIONS 2019:

  1. Minju, N.; Jobin, V.; Savithri, Sivaraman; Ananthakumar, Solaiappan Double-Silicate Derived Hybrid Foams for High Capacity Adsorption of Textile Dye Effluent: Statistical Optimization and Adsorption Studies, Langmuir, Vol. 15 (2019) p 9382-9395
  2. Nadukkandy Minju, Solaiappan Ananthakumar, and Sivaraman Savithri Superswelling Hybrid Sponge from Water Glass for Selective Absorption of Crude Oil and Organic Solvents, ACS Omega (2019) 4, 17990?18001
  3. Elias Assayehegn, Ananthakumar Solaiappan, Yonas Chebude, and Esayas Alemayehu, “Influence of temperature on preparing mesoporous mixed phase N/TiO2 nanocomposite with enhanced solar light photocatalytic activity”, Mater. Sci., (2019) 13(4): 352–366. doi.10.1007/s11706-019-0481-0.
  4. Jithu Jayaraj, K.R. Rajesh, S. Amruth Raj, A. Srinivasan, Ananthakumar, Nanda Gopala Krishna Dhaipule, Sreeram K. Kalpathy, U.T.S. Pillai, U. Kamachi Mudali Investigation on the corrosion behavior of lanthanum phosphate coatings on AZ31 Mg alloy obtained through chemical conversion technique Journal of Alloys and Compounds 784 (2019) 1162-1174
  5. Sheemol V N, Peer Mohamed A and Ananthakumar, Optically Transparent Polymer Coating Embedded with IR Reflective Rare Earth Yellow Pigment: – Innovative Strategy for Cool Windows, Materials Today: Proceedings 9 (2019) 32–37
  6. Suchitra P.S., Nibila T. A, Babitha K.B, Peer Mohamed A, Ananthakumar S, Competitive photo-degradation performance of ZnO modified Bentonite clay in water containing both organic and inorganic contaminants Sustainable Environment Research (2019) 29 :1, https: // doi. Org / 10.1186 / s42834-019-0001-z
  7. Biji M, Irfana M I, Sreejamol S, Shajesh P, Ananthakumar S, Mangalaraja R V , Anas S, Tartaric acid mediated gelation synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles and its photocatalytic activity, Materials Today: Proceedings 9 (2019) 560-567

PUBLICATIONS 2020:

  1. Jeen Maria Mathews, Ananthakumar, ‘Zn-dust Derived Zn/ZnO Cermet Fillers for Thermally Conductive High-k Epoxy Dielectrics’, Materials Today: Proceedings 25 [2020] 155-162
  2. Elias Assayehegn, Ananthakumar Solaiappan and, Yonas Chebudee , Esayas Alemayehuf, Fabrication of tunable anatase / rutile heterojunction N/TiO2 nano photocatalyst for enhanced visible light degradation activity, Applied Surface Science 155 (2020) 145966
  3. K. B. Babitha, P. S. Soorya, A. Peer Mohamed, R. B. Rakhi and S. Ananthakumar, Development of ZnO@rGO nanocomposites for the enzyme free electrochemical detection of urea and glucose, Mater. Adv., 2020 (1) p 1939
  4. Anas Shreef, P. Shajesh, M. R. Chandran, Kiran Mohan, Ananthakumar, Novel homo-epitaxial approaches in solvothermal synthesis for preparing surface tethered uni-directionally oriented zinc oxide-micro and nano structured arrays, International Journal of Materials Research (Formerly: Zeitschrift fuer Metallkunde) Ref.:  Ms. No. MR7925R2 [2020, In Press

Publications in 2021:

  1. Sheemol Valayampillil Narayanan, Abdul Azeez Peer Mohamed, Solaiappan Ananthakumar,   Synthesis and photophysical studies of spectrally selective ceramic colorants from jarosite:  Compatible additives for dark colored automobile  coating , Materials Today: Proceedings, 41 (2021) 644-650
  2. Sheemol V.N, Peer Mohamed, S. Ananthakumar, IR Reflective LaPO4 Ceramic Colorants Reinforced Polymer Composite Coatings on Glass and Metal Substrates for Heat Management Applications; Chemistry: An Asian Journal, 16 (2021)1-16
  3. N, Minju; Ubaid, Siyad; Nair, Balagopal; Solaiappan, Ananthakumar; Savithri, Sivaraman, ‘Multiphysics Modeling of the Fixed Bed Column for Carbon Dioxide Adsorption using Surface Engineered Silica Meso Spheres as Adsorbent’ ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering [Under Review, 2021]
  4. Linsha Vazhayal, Mahesh Kallyadan Veettil, ; Anas Shereef, Ananthakumar Solaiappan, Prabhakaran Kuttan, ‘Synthesis of  Organotrimethoxy silane Modified Alumino-siloxane Hybrid Gels:  Physico-chemical Properties Evaluation and Design of Superhydrophobic Smart Powders and Coatings’,  Surface & Coatings Technology [Under Review, 2021]
  5. Sheemol V N, Valan Rebinro Gnanaraj, Sruthi C R, Viji Selvaraj, Peer Mohammed A Solaiappan Ananthakumar; Organic-Inorganic ‘Brilliant Orange’ Hybrid Colorants From Rare Earths Family: Possible Non-Cytotoxic Photoprotective Agents, ACS Letters [To be submitted] 2020
  6. Mahesh Kallyadan Veettil; Linsha Vazhayal; Nair Akhil; Mohamed Abdul Azeez Peer; Ananthakumar Solaiappan, ‘Unveiling the Antifungal and Antibiofilm Properties of Ti3C2Tx MXenes’, ACS Applied Bio Materials [Manuscript ID: mt-2019-00272b, 2019, Under Review]
  7. S. Ananthakumar.S, Sundararajan M, Rejith R.G., Akhil Das, A. Peer Mohamed, A Competitive Functional Pigment from Nature Made Jarosite Mineral, Nature Materials [2020] [To be Submitted]

 INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR/CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (1992-2015)

  1. Microwave processing of rare earth oxide doped ZnO varistors – Microwaves : Theory and applications in Materials processing , American Ceramic Society 95th annual meeting , Cincinnati conference, OH , April 19 -22 , 1993.
  1. Microwave processing of boehmite coated SiC composite precursors for alumina – SiC nanocomposites, First World Congress : Microwave processing , Florida , USA, 5-9 Jan 1997.
  1. Sol gel alumina and Mullite coated SiC precursors for ceramic matrix composites, International conference on Super plasticity of advanced materials (ICSAM -97 ) I. I. Sc, Bangalore, February 1997, India.
  1. Densification and microstructural features of sol gel mullite -SiC nanocomposites, International Conference on Fracture, Fatigue of ceramics, Glass and composites, December, 1999, India.
  1. Compaction and sintering characteristics of ceramic bodies fabricated through slurry pressing and extrusion of boehmite – alumina mixtures, 49 th Pacific Coast regional and basic science meeting, October 12-15, 1997, USA.
  1. Microstructural and electrical properties of Ni-Zn ferrite processed through flash combustion technique, 8 th International conference on Ferrites, September, 2000, Japan
  1. Microstructural and electrical properties of Mn-Zn ferrite processed through citrate gel decomposition technique, 8 th International conference on Ferrites, September, 2000, Japan
  1. Strength and creep of mullite- aluminium titanate nano composites, International Conference on Materials Week 2002, September 31, Munich, Germany.
  1. Thermal Expansion Behaviour And Microstructural Features Of Alumina-Aluminium Titanate Nano Composites Synthesized Through Collodial Processing” Presented in Nano –  2004 – India : International Conference on Nano-Materials: Kolkata, India 4 – 6 November,  2004. Conducted by Institute of Engineers, BECS, MRSI, UNSW and UCF.
  1. Development of high thermal shock resistance alumina composites by in-situ formation of aluminium titanate phase *International Seminar on Ceramics, CeraTec 2007, Visakhapatnam, India 8th to 10th January 2007. [Best poster award]
  1.  Surfactant assisted synthesis of doped ZnO for varistor applications, International conference on Advanced Materials and Composites, September 24-26, 2007, Trivandrum, India
  1.   R.V.Mangalaraja, R. Sivaraman, S.Ananthakumar, (2008) Nano-grained zirconia ceramics through extrusion of particulate gels, International Conference- Particles 2008, May 10-13, 2008, Florida, USA (Poster Presentation).
  1. R.V.Mangalaraja, Romel M.Jiménez, Carlos P.Camurri, S. Ananthakumar, (2008) Synthesis of crystalline rare earth doped ceria nano-spheroids, International Conference- Particles 2008, May 10-13, 2008, Florida, USA (Poster Presentation).
  1. R.V.Mangalaraja, Carlos P.Camurri, Marta López, S. Ananthakumar, (2008) Mechanical behaviour of rare earth doped ceria, International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science (ICCPS-10), May 25-28, 2008, Aichi, Japan (Oral Presentation).
  1.  R.V.Mangalaraja, Anas Shereef, S. Ananthakumar, (2008) Sintering of nano-ZnO through step-sintering technique, International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science (ICCPS-10), May 25-28, 2008, Aichi, Japan (Poster Presentation).
  1. R. V. Mangalaraja, J. Ravi, M. Paulraj, S. Thomas Lee, Carlos P. Camurri, S. Ananthakumar, (2008) Electrical and thermal conductivity of rare earth doped ceria, International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science (ICCPS-10), May 25-28, 2008, Aichi, Japan (Poster Presentation)
  1.   K.V. Mahesh, T. S. Krishnakumar, A. Peer Mohamed, M. Jose Prakash, S. Ananthakumar “A Novel Thermal Fluid Based on Ti3SiC2 MAX phase Ternary Carbide”, International Conference on Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, December 2015, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, India. Oral presentation
  1. K.V. Mahesh, Balanand Santhosh, A. Peer Mohamed, S. Ananthakumar   “Ultrathin MAXene Nanostructures for Multifunctional Applications” National Seminar on Advances in Materials Chemistry, October 2014, Christian College, Chengannur, Kerala. (Best Oral Presentation Award)
  1. Mahesh K.V., Ananthakumar S. “MAX phase ternary carbides: a mechanical wonder” MRSI Annual Technical day Meeting, November 2013, Trivandrum. Oral presentation
  1.  K.V. Mahesh, Balanand Santhosh, A. Peer Mohamed, R. Raimond, S. Ananthakumar “Ultrathin MAXene Nanosheets:- A competitive Nanostructure for Self Lubricating  Ceramic Applications” 77th annual Session of Indian Ceramic Society, December 2013, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Oral presentation
  1. Mahesh K.V., Ananthakumar S. “2D MAXene Nano Thermal Fluids by Ultrasonic Assisted Shear Induced Micromechanical Cleavage” January 2015, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu.
  1. Mahesh K.V., Rahul S., Soumya S., Babitha K.B., Linsha V., Peer Mohamed, Ananthakumar S. “Microwave synthesis of nanocrystalline ZnO, it’s hybrids and composites for UV/IR-shielding paints and functional cosmetics”, Chemical Research Society of India. February 2012,Trivandrum, India
  1. Mahesh K.V., Rahul S., Anas S., Sanoop P.K., Ananthakumar S.” Medium to high voltage varistors from rare earths for surge-protection applications”. Platinum Jubilee session of Indian Ceramic Society, December, 2011, Agra, India
  1.   K. V. Mahesh, S. Anas, S. Ananthakumar “Nanocomposite approach for high-energy field Smart-ZnO varistors: – Effect of nano fillers, two-stage sintering and microwave aging” 74th Annual session of Indian ceramic society, January 2011, Kolkatta, India
  1. Linsha Vazhayal and Ananthakumar S. Supramolecular Association of 2D Alumino-Siloxane Nanotapes to Tridimensional Hydrogel for Injectable and Topical Delivery of Fluconazole Antifungal Drug. Nano Mission’s National Level meet, [NANO-INDIA-2015], Jan 29-30th, 2015, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu (BEST POSTER AWARD).
  1. Linsha Vazhayal, Sindhoor T., A. Peer Mohamed and Ananthakumar S. 3D Nanostructured Alumino-Siloxane Based Aerogel Microspheres: A Potential Candidate for Controlled Drug Delivery System. International Conference on Nano Science and Technology [ICONSAT-2014], March 3-5th 2014, Chandighar, Punjab, India
  1. Linsha Vazhayal, T. Sindhoor, P. Abhilash, A. Peer Mohamed and S. Ananthakumar. Micro/Meso Porous Gel Monoliths – A Robust Multifunctional Supports and Membranes for Biotechnology and Biomedical Fields. International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials, [ICAFM-2014], Feb. 19-21st, 2014, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  1. Linsha Vazhayal, Suchitra P. S., Peer Mohamed, Ananthakumar S. Hierarchically Porous Alumino-Siloxane Hybrid Aerogels: A Robust Ceramic Media for Immobilizing Industrial Enzymes in Biodiesel Production. International Conference on Emergence of new era in Glass and Ceramic, [NEGC], 17th Jan 2013, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
  1. Linsha Vazhayal and S. Ananthakumar Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Aerogels and Hierarchical Networks ‘A Robust Media for Environmental and Bio-Applications. HEAM Scientist 2013 A national level annual young scientists Meet of Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials, Department of Chemistry, University of Kerala, and Indian Association for Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials (IAHEAM), December 12-13th, 2013, University of Kerala, Kariavattom campus, Thiruvananthapuram. (BEST POSTER AWARD).
  1. Linsha Vazhayal, Babitha K. B, A. Peer Mohamed and Ananthakumar S. Hierarchically Porous Alumino-siloxane Hybrid Aerogel Microspheres: A Robust Support of Industrial Enzymes for Biodiesel Production. National seminar: Materials; Process and Applications of Novel Technologies [NMAT], 7th Nov, 2013, Department of Physics, HHMSPB NSS College, Thiruvananthapuram. (BEST ORAL PRESENTATION).
  1. Linsha Vazhayal, Arjun Prasad, Peer Mohamed, Ananthakumar S. Organically Functionalized Alumino-Siloxane Hybrid Aerogel Supports: A Robust Media for Immobilizing Industrial Enzyme in Biodiesel Production, Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences. National seminar ETCS-2013, 30th May 2013, Department of Chemistry, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  1. Linsha Vazhayal, Suchitra P. S., Peer Mohamed, Ananthakumar S. Hierarchically Porous Alumino-Siloxane Hybrid Aerogels: A Robust Ceramic Media for Immobilizing Industrial Enzymes in Biodiesel Production. Nano Mission’s National Level meet, [NANOINDIA 2013], Feb. 19th 2013, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  1. Linsha Vazhayal, Suchithra P. S., Babitha K.B., Mahesh K.V., Ananthakumar S. Synthesis and Characterization of Mesoporous SiO2Al2O3 Hybrid Hydrogel Granules for Adsorbents Design. National Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry, [CTriC 2012], 20-21st Jan 2012, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India. (2012).
  1. Linsha Vazhayal, Peer Mohamed, Mahesh K.V., Babitha K.B., Ananthakumar S.  Sol Gel Al2O3/SiO2 Ceramic Cellulose Polymer Hybrid Hydrogel: A New Media for Enzyme Assisted Biofuel Technology. International conference, [C2E4MCI-11], 19th Dec 2011 Agra, India. (BEST POSTER AWARD).
  1. Vaisakh S.S, Mahesh K. V., Peer Mohammed A., and Ananthakumar S., “Ti3SiC2: An Inorganic Viscosity Modifier and Multifunctional Filler for Epoxy Dielectrics” , National Seminar on Advanced Materials (NSAM 2017), October 2017, Dept. of Chemistry and the School of Physical and Mathematical sciences, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.
  1. N. Minju, S. Savithri and S. Ananthakumar, “Sol-Gel Silica Matrix Clay-Polymer Hybrid Foams: A Novel Inter-Networked Solid Adsorbent for Textile Effluent Treatment” National Seminar on Advanced Materials (NSAM 2017), October 2017, Dept. of Chemistry and the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.