Dr. R. Venkatesan


Department of Chemistry

Research Area

I am a physical chemist and with my expertise in electrochemistry, I develop energy materials, sensors, study properties of materials and electrochemical reaction mechanism. With my background in synthesis of photoactive compounds I also study of photoprocesses including excited state electron transfer and energy transfer, molecular photocells, non-linear optical properties, fast reaction kinetics and related fields.
From 1992 onwards, I am involved in teaching from first level courses to advanced level. My main subjects of tutoring are equilibrium, statistical and non-equilibrium thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, spectroscopy, analytical techniques. I also work in using technology for better classroom activities.


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Notable Publications

MoS2 mediated nitrogen enriched composite material for high and fast Li-ion storage, Applied Surface Science, Volume 525, 30 September 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.146437

"Identification of novel inhibitors of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 over signal transducer and activator of transcription 1 for the treatment of breast cancer by in-silico and in-vitro approach, Process Biochemistry, Volume 82, Year 2019, Pages 153-166, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procbio.2019.04.018"

"Layer-by-Layer-Assembled AuNPs-Decorated First-Generation Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimer with Reduced Graphene Oxide Core as Highly Sensitive Biosensing Platform with Controllable 3D Nanoarchitecture for Rapid Voltammetric Analysis of Ultratrace DNA Hybridization, Jayakumar, Kumarasamy;Camarada, María Belén;Dharuman, Venkataraman;Rajesh, Rajendiran;Venkatesan, Rengarajan;Ju, Huangxian;Maniraj, Mahalingam;Rai, Abhishek;Barman, Sudipta Roy;Wen, Yangping ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Volume 10, Year 2018, Pages 21541-21555, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b03236"

Layer-by-layer assembled gold nanoparticles/lower-generation (Gn≤3) polyamidoamine dendrimers-grafted reduced graphene oxide nanohybrids with 3D fractal architecture for fast, ultra-trace, and label-free electrochemical gene nanobiosensors, Jayakumar, Kumarasamy;Camarada, María Belén;Rajesh, Rajendiran;Venkatesan, Rengarajan;Ju, Huangxian;Dharuman, Venkataraman;Wen, Yangping, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Volume 120, Year 2018, Pages 55-63, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2018.08.032

Graphene oxide supported copper oxide nanoneedles: An efficient hybrid material for removal of toxic azo dyes, Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Volume 166, Pages 49-55, 2016, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2016.05.002

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