K.SURESH BABU Associate Professor

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  • Centre for Nano Sciences & Technology
  • Madanjeet School of Green Energy Technologies
  • sureshbabu.nst@pondiuni.edu.in

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Indian Institute of Technology - Madras (IITM) 2005
2 M.E. Materials Science (Metallurgy) National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli ( 1997
3 M.Sc. Chemistry Bharathidasan University 1995
4 B.Sc. Chemistry Bishop Heber College, Trichy (Bharathidasan Univer 1993

Area of Specializaion

Materials for fuel cells and catalysis, Multifunctional nanostructures for theranostics, Surface Engineering for high temperature oxidation protection

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2021 -
2 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2017 -
3 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2016 -
4 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2013 -
5 Travel Fellowship INTERNATIONAL DST-SERB 2013 142775
6 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2012 -
7 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2011 -
8 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering NATIONAL Govt of India 1995 -
9 UGC Research Fellowship and Lectureship NATIONAL Govt of India 1995 -

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Centre for Nanoscience and Technology Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Post Doctoral Researcher Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Centre (AMPAC), Department of Mechanical, Materials and A University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando, Florida, USA Surface Engineering, Fuel cells, Nano-Bio interaction
2 Project Officer Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai – 600 036 Instrument Design in the Fabrication of bulk carbon nanotubes by DC arc discharge method

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Senior Engineer M/s SAMCO Metals and Alloys Limited, Vellore, India Process and Casting Design, Heat Treatment, NDT

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status
1 Structural materials with nearly zero carbon emissions GRANTED HK1153998 (Hong Kong) 2018 INTERNATIONAL NO
2 Structural materials with nearly zero carbon emissions GRANTED 2222611 (European) 2018 INTERNATIONAL NO
3 Structural materials with nearly zero carbon emissions GRANTED 281624 (Indian Patent) 2017 NATIONAL NO
4 Structural materials with nearly zero carbon emissions GRANTED ZL200880121388.3 (Chinese Patent) 2017 INTERNATIONAL NO
5 Structural materials with nearly zero carbon emissions GRANTED 2712575 (Canadian Patent) 2017 INTERNATIONAL NO
6 Structural materials with nearly zero carbon emissions GRANTED US9388074 (US Patent) 2016 INTERNATIONAL NO
7 Structural materials with nearly zero carbon emissions GRANTED MX343772 (Mexican Patent) 2016 INTERNATIONAL NO
8 Structural materials with nearly zero carbon emissions GRANTED 162859 (Singapore Patent) 2013 INTERNATIONAL NO
9 Sol-gel coating methods and thin film coated substrates therefrom GRANTED US 8329299 2012 INTERNATIONAL NO

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Surface impregnated copper influence on the sunlight assisted photocatalysis of zinc oxide nanostructures S. Vivek, S. Preethi, M. Vachaspathi, S. Rengaraj, Suk Won Cha, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 33, 20447-20459 2022 2.779
2 Interfacial effect of mono (Cu, Ni) and bimetallic (Cu–Ni) decorated ZnO nanoparticles on the sunlight assisted photocatalytic activity S. Vivek, S. Preethi, K. Suresh Babu Materials Chemistry and Physics 278,125669:1-9 2022 4.778
3 Enhanced photocatalytic performance of CuFeO2-ZnO heterostructures for methylene blue degradation under sunlight S.Preethi, S.Vivek, R.Priya, S. Balakumar, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 32, 22256-22269 2021 2.779
4 The rare earth dopant (La, Gd, Sm & Y) modulated grain boundary energy barrier suppression in BaZrO3-BaCeO3 solid solution U. Aarthi, M. Kavithanjali, K. Sandhya, N. Ponpandian, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Alloys and Compounds 864, 158098:1-8 2021 6.371
5 Oxidation studies on mono (Cu, Ni) and bimetallic (Cu–Ni) nanoparticles and its impact on catalytic activity S. Vivek, S. Preethi, T.H. Vignesh Kumar, Ashok K. Sundramoorthy, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Alloys and Compounds 816,152608:1- 10 2020 6.371
6 The effect of space charge on blocking grain boundary resistance in yttrium doped barium zirconate electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells U. Aarthi, P. Arunkumar, M. Sribalaji, K., Anup, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, 5591-5599 2020 4.177
7 Ordered to defect fluorite structural transition in Ce1-xNdxO2-δ system and its influence on ionic conductivity U. Aarthi, Dhananjaya Shukla, S. Rengaraj, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Alloys and Compounds 838, 155534:1-10 2020 6.371
8 The Composition dependent structure and catalytic activity of nanostructured Cu-Ni bimetallic oxides S.Vivek, S.Preethi, Ashok K. Sundramoorthy, K. Suresh Babu New Journal of Chemistry 44, 9691-9698 2020 3.925
9 Biomimetic potential of cerium oxide nanoparticles in modulating the metabolic gene signature in GBM-derived cell lines Preethi Sridharan, G. Vinothkumar, Pooja Pratheesh, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Materials Science 55, 11622-11636 2020 4.682
10 Grain boundary space charge modulation in BaZr0.8Y0.2-xMxO3-δ with transition metal (M= Ni, Co, Fe, and Zn) co-doping U. Aarthi, K. Suresh Babu International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 45, 29356-29366 2020 7.139
11 Validation of Defect Association Energy on Modulating Oxygen Ionic Conductivity in Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell P. Arunkumar, U. Aarthi, L. Chaesung, G. Vinothkumar, Y. Wonjong, D. Amit, L. Lee, T. Tsampas, Shobit Omar, Jeong Woo Han, K. Suresh Babu, Suk Won Cha Journal of Power Sources 480, 229106:1-12 2020 9.794
12 A new approach to characterize charge transfer reaction for solid oxide fuel cell Sanghoon Lee, Taehyun Park, Wonyeop Jeong, Inwon Choi,Hyung Gyu Park, Arunkumar Pandiyan, Suresh Babu Krishna Moorthy, Ikwhang Chang, Suk Won Cha Surface & Coatings Technology 364, 377-382 2019 4.865
13 Pulsed laser deposition of BaCo0.4Fe0.4Zr0.1Y0.1O3-δ cathode for solid oxide fuel cells Sangbong Ryu, Sanghoon Lee, Wonyeop Jeong, Arunkumar Pandiyan, Suresh Babu Krishna Moorthy, Ikwhang Chang,Taehyun Park, Suk Won Cha Surface & Coatings Technology 369, 265-268 2019 4.865
14 Controlled growth of Ni/NiO composite nanoparticles and its influence on exchange anisotropy and spin glass features S. Bhanuchandar, G. Vinothkumar, P.Arunkumar, M.Sribalaji, Anup Kumar Keshri, K.Suresh Babu Journal of Alloys and Compounds 780, 256-265 2019 6.371
15 Cerium Phosphate – Cerium Oxide heterogeneous composite nanozymes for enhanced peroxidase like bio-mimetic activity and hydrogen peroxide sensing G. Vinothkumar, I.L. Arun, K. Suresh Babu Inorganic Chemistry 58, 349-358 2019 5.436
16 Ionic Radii and Concentration Dependency of RE3+ (Eu3+, Nd3+, Pr3+ and La3+) Doped Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles for Enhanced Multi-Enzyme Mimetic and Hy G. Vinothkumar, S. Rengaraj, P. Arunkumar, Suk Won Cha Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123, 541-553 2019 4.177
17 Review on solid oxide electrolysis cell: A clean energy strategy for hydrogen generation, Nanomaterials and Energy P. Arunkumar, U. Aarthi, S. Rengaraj, Suk-Won Cha, K. Suresh Babu Nanomaterials and Energy 8, 1-21 2019 1.1
18 Synergistic effect of Bimetallic Cu:Ni nanoparticles for the efficient catalytic conversion of 4 –Nitrophenol Vivek Seethapathy, Preethi Sudarsan, Anurag Kumar Pandey, Arunkumar Pandiyan, Vignesh Kumar T.H., Kannan Sanjeevi, K. Sundramoorthy Ashok and Suresh Babu Krishna Moorthy New Journal of Chemistry 43, 3180-3187 2019 3.925
19 Low temperature densification by lithium co-doping and its effect on ionic conductivity of samarium doped ceria electrolyte S. Preethi, M. Abhiroop, K. Suresh Babu Ceramics International 45, 5819-5828 2019 5.532
20 Interplay between grain boundary diffusion and annealing temperature on the conductivity of NiO coated Samarium doped ceria Sushil Kumar Kuanr, G. Vinothkumar, U. Aarthi, K. Suresh Babu Applied Surface Science 481, 1394-1402 2019 7,392
21 Divalent cations modified grain boundary scavenging in samarium doped ceria electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells S. Preethi, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Alloys and Compounds 792, 1068-1078 2019 6.371
22 Synergistic effect of lithium and calcium for low temperature densification and grain boundary scavenging in samarium doped ceria electrolyte S. Preethi, K. Suresh Babu Materials Chemistry and Physics 238, 121900:1-8 2019 4.778
23 Scalable Lattice-Strain in Preferentially Oriented Acceptor-Doped Cerium Oxide Film and its Impact on Oxygen Ion Transport Kinetics P. Arunkumar, R. Ramaseshan, H. T. Waqas, Y. Wonjong, S. W. Chaand K. Suresh Babu Electrochimica Acta 264, 203-215 2018 7.336
24 Grain boundary scavenging through reactive sintering of strontium and iron in samarium doped ceria electrolyte for ITSOFC applications S. Preethi, K. Suresh Babu Materials Research Bulletin 100, 446-457 2018 5.600
25 Role of Hybrid Reinforcement of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Nanoplatelets on the Electrical Conductivity of Plasma Sprayed Alumina Coating Aminul Islam, Biswajyoti Mukherjee, M. Sribalaji, O.S. Asiq Rahman, P. Arunkumar, K. Suresh Babu, Anup Kumar Keshri Ceramics International 44, 4508-4511 2018 5.532
26 Substrate temperature dependent structural orientation of EBPVD deposited NiO films and its influence on optical, electrical property Sushil Kumar Kuanr, G. Vinothkumar and K. Suresh Babu Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 75, 26-30 2018 4.644
27 Surface coating of ceria nanostructures for high-temperature oxidation protection R. Aadhavan, S. Bhanuchandar, K. Suresh Babu Materials Research Express 5, 045025:1-12 2018 2.025
28 Modulation of biomimetic properties of cerium nanoparticles by hypoxic tumor microenvironment: Steering towards tumor specificity Preethi Sridharan, G. Vinothkumar, Pooja Pratheesh, K. Suresh Babu New Journal of Chemistry 42, 6370-6380 2018 3.925
29 Deposition rate dependent phase/mechanical property evolution in zirconia and ceria-zirconia thin film by EB-PVD technique P. Arunkumar, U. Aarthi, M. Sribalaji, B. Mukherjee, Anup Kumar Keshri, Waqas Hassan Tanveer, Suk-Won Cha, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Alloys and Compounds 765, 418-427 2018 6.371
30 Structure dependent luminescence, peroxidase mimetic and hydrogen peroxide sensing of Samarium Doped Cerium phosphate nanorods G. Vinothkumar, P. Arunkumar, Arun. I.L, Waseem Ahmed, Sangbong Ryu, Suk Won Cha, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Materials Chemistry-B 6, 6559-6571 2018 7.571
31 Size and defect-controlled anti-oxidant enzyme mimetic and radical scavenging properties of cerium oxide nanoparticles G. Vinothkumar, P. Arunkumar, Arun Mahesh, Arunkumar Dhayalan and K. Suresh Babu New Journal of Chemistry 42, 18810-18823 2018 3.925
32 Yttrium dependent space charge effect on modulating the conductivity of barium zirconate electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cell U. Aarthi, P. Arunkumar, K. Suresh Babu International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 43, 23488-23499 2018 7.139
33 Role of Silicon Carbide in Phase Evolution and Oxidation Behavior of Pulse Electrodeposited Nickel-Tungsten Coating Sribalaji M, O.S. Asiq Rahman, P. Arun Kumar, K. Suresh Babu, Nitin P. Wasekar, G Sundararajan, Anup Kumar Keshri Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A 48A, 501-512 2017 2.726
34 Fuel-oxidizer ratio tuned luminescence properties of combustion synthesized Europium doped Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles and its effect on antioxidant pr G. Vinothkumar, R. Amalraj, K. Suresh Babu Ceramics International 43, 5457-5466 2017 5.532
35 Impact of structure and morphology of nanostructured, ceria coating on AISI 304 oxidation kinetics R. Aadhavan, K. Suresh Babu Applied Surface Science 411, 219-226 2017 7.392
36 Enhancing the Oxygen Ionic Conductivity of (111) Oriented Ce0.80Sm0.20O2-δ Thin film through Strain Engineering P. Arunkumar, Padmalochan Panda, M. Sribalaji, R. Ramaseshan, Anup Kumar Keshri, and K. Suresh Babu Electrochimica Acta 240, 437-446 2017 7.336
37 In-situ formed graphene nanoribbon induced toughening and thermal shock resistance of spark plasma sintered carbon nanotube reinforced titanium carbid M. Sribalaji, Biswajyoti Mukherjee, Srinivasa Rao Bakshi, P. Arunkumar, K. Suresh Babu, Anup Kumar Keshri Composites Part B: Engineering 123, 227-240 2017 11.322
38 Synergistic effect of gold supported on redox active cerium oxide nanoparticles for the catalytic hydrogenation of 4-nitrophenol M. Anandkumar, G. Vinothkumar, K. Suresh Babu New Journal of Chemistry 41, 6720 - 6729 2017 3.925
39 Tunable transport property of oxygen ion in metal oxide thin film: Impact of electrolyte orientation on conductivity P. Arunkumar, R. Ramaseshan, S. Dash and K. Suresh Babu Scientific Reports 7, 3450:1-18 2017 4.996
40 Ni dependent structural, optical and electrical properties of CuO nanostructures Sushil Kumar Kuanr, Shovan Nayak and K. Suresh Babu Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 71, 268-274 2017 4.644
41 Phase evolution of EBPVD coated ceria-zirconia nanostructure and its impact on high temperature oxidation of AISI 304 R. Aadhavan, Parthasarathi Bera, C. Anandan, S. Kannan and K. Suresh Babu Corrosion Science 129, 115-125 2017 7.720
42 Structural and growth aspects of electron beam physical vapor deposited NiO-CeO2 nanocomposite films Sushil Kumar Kuanr and K. Suresh Babu Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 34(2), 021507:1-7 2016 3.234
43 In situ generated nickel on cerium oxide nanoparticle for efficient catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol S. Vivek, P. Arunkumar and K. Suresh Babu RSC Advances 6, 45947-45956 2016 4.036
44 Strontium mediated modification of structure and ionic conductivity in samarium doped ceria/sodium carbonate nanocomposites as electrolytes for LTSOFC U. Aarthi, P. Arunkumar, M. Sribalaji, Anup Kumar Keshri and K. Suresh Babu RSC Advances 6, 84860- 84870 2016 4.036
45 Interfacial Effect of the Oxygen-Ion Distribution on the Conduction Mechanism in Strontium-Added Ce0.8Sm0.2O2−δ/Na2CO3 Nanocomposite U. Aarthi, P. Arunkumar, M. Sribalaji, Ashutosh Kumar, A.K.Keshri, S. Omar, K. Balani and K. Suresh Babu Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120, 25068−25077 2016 4.177
46 Influence of age on the free-radical scavenging ability of CeO2 and Au/CeO2 nanoparticles M. Anandkumar, CH. Ramamurthy,C. Thirunavukkarasu, K. Suresh Babu Journal of Materials Science 50, 2522-2531 2015 4.682
47 Crystallization mechanism and corrosion property of electrolessnickel phosphorus coating during intermediate temperature oxidation M. Sribalaji, P. Arunkumar, K. Suresh Babu, Anup Kumar Keshri Applied Surface Science 355, 112–120 2015 7.392
48 Enhancing the dual magnetic and optical properties of co-doped cerium oxide nanostructures R. Avinash Kumar, K. Suresh Babu, Arup Dasgupta and R. Ramaseshan RSC Advances 5, 103465 – 103473 2015 4.036
49 Effect of EBPVD coated nanoceria thickness on the isothermal oxidation of AISI 304 stainless steel R. Aadhavan, K. Suresh Babu Surface & Coatings Technology 272, 395-402 2015 4.865
50 Role of oxygen vacancy tuning in EBPVD deposited LaxCe1-xO2-δ films in high temperature oxidation protection R. Aadhavan, K. Suresh Babu RSC Advances 5, 83538-83545 2015 4.036
51 Effect of fuel ratio on combustion synthesis and properties of magnetic nanostructures P. Arunkumar, R. Aadhavan, S. Bhanuchandar and K. Suresh Babu Material Research Express 1, 035011:1-13 2014 2.025
52 Texturing of Pure and Doped CeO2 thin film by EBPVD through target Engineering P. Arunkumar, R. Ramaseshan, S. Dash, Joysurya Basu, T. R. Ravindran, S.Balakumar and K. Suresh Babu RSC Advances 4, 33338-33346 2014 3.245
53 Role of iron addition on grain boundary conductivity of pure and samarium doped cerium oxide P. Arunkumar, S. Preethi, K. Suresh Babu RSC Advances 4, 44367-44376 2014 4.036
54 Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial Activity of Gold Supported Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles K. Suresh Babu, M. Anandkumar, T.Y. Tsai, T.H. Kao, B. Stephen Inbaraj ,B.H. Chen International Journal of Nanomedicine 9, 5515-5531 2014 7.033
55 A review on cerium oxide-based electrolytes for IT-SOFC P. Arunkumar, M. Meena, K. Suresh Babu Nanomaterials and Energy 1, 288-305 2012 1.1
56 Linker-Induced Anomalous Emission of Organic-Molecule Conjugated Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles Volodymyr Turkowski, Suresh Babu, Duy Le, Amit Kumar, Manas K. Haldar, Anil V. Wagh, Zhongjian Hu, Ajay S. Karakoti, Andre J. Gesquiere, BenedictLaw, SankuMallik, Talat S. Rahman, Michael N. Leuenberg ACS Nano 6, 4854-4863 2012 18.027
57 Up conversion luminescence of Yb3+–Er3+codoped CeO2 nanocrystals with imaging applications Jung-Hyun Cho, Michael Bass, Suresh Babu, Janet M. Dowding, William T. Self, Sudipta Seal Journal of Luminescence 132, 743–749 2012 4.171
58 Effect of submicron grains on ionic conductivity of nanocrystalline doped ceria Virendra Singh, Suresh Babu, Ajay Karakoti, Arvind Agarwal, Sudipta Seal Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 10, 6595-6503 2010 1.354
59 Tuning hydrated nanoceria surfaces: Experimental/Theoretical investigations of ion exchange and implications in organic and inorganic interactions A.Vincent, T. Inerbaev, S. Babu, A. S. Karakoti, W. T. Self, A. E. Masunov, S. Seal Langmuir 26, 7188-98 2010 4.331
60 Phosphate ester hydrolysis of biologically relevant molecules by cerium oxide nanoparticles M. H. Kuchma, C. B. Komanski, J. Colon, A. Teblum, A. E. Masunov, B. Alvarado, K. Suresh Babu, S. Seal, J. Summy, C. H. Baker Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 6, 738-744 2010 6.458
61 Multicolored redox active upconverter cerium oxide nanoparticle for bio-imaging and therapeutics K. Suresh Babu, Jung-Hyun Cho, Janet M. Dowding, Eric Heckert, Chris Komanski, Soumen Das, Jimmie Colon, Cheryl H. Baker, Michael Bass, William T. Self and Sudipta Seal Chemical Communications 46, 2010, 6915-17 2010 6.065
62 Ionic conductivity of plasma sprayed nanocrystalline YSZ electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells Y. Chen, S. Omar, A.K. Keshri, K. Balani, K. Suresh Babu, J. C. Nino, S. Seal Scripta Materialia 60, 1023-1026 2009 6.302
63 Luminescence properties of Europium Doped Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles – Role of Vacancy and Oxidation states A. Kumar, K. Suresh Babu, A. S. Karakoti, A. Schulte, S. Seal Langmuir 25, 10998-11007 2009 4.331
64 Dopant mediated oxygen vacancy tuning in ceria nanoparticles K. Suresh Babu, R. Kumar, T. Inerbaev, A. Masunov, A. Schulte, S. Seal Nanotechnology 20, 085713:1-5 2009 3.953
65 Protonated nanoparticle surface governing ligand tethering and tumor targeting A. Vincent, K. Suresh Babu, E. Heckert, J. Dowding, S. M. Hirst, T. M. Inerbaev, W. T. Self, C. M. Reily, A. E. Masunov, T. S. Rahman, S. Seal ACS Nano 3, 1203-1211 2009 18.027
66 Defects and symmetry influence on visible emission of Eu doped nano ceria K. Suresh Babu, A. Schulte, S. Seal Applied Physics Letters 92, 123112:1-3 2008 3.971
67 Properties of Size-tuned PbS Nanocrystals Stabilized in a Polymer Template K. Suresh Babu, C Vijayan, Prathap Haridoss, Materials Research Bulletin 42, 996–1003 2007 5.6
68 The influence of parameters of chemical synthesis on the optical properties of CdS nanocrystals K. Suresh Babu, C Vijayan, Prathap Haridoss Materials Research Bulletin 42, 1251–1261 2007 5.6
69 Effect of PbS nanocrystal concentration on the physical properties of a polymer - nanocrystal composite K. Suresh Babu, C Vijayan, Prathap Haridoss Materials Science and Engineering. C 27, 922–927 2007 7.328
70 Direct Synthesis of Nanoceria in Aqueous Polyhydroxyl Solutions A.S. Karakoti, Satyanaryana VNT Kuchibhatla, K. Suresh Babu, Sudipta Seal Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111, 17232-17240 2007 3.84
71 Electron paramagnetic study on radsical scavenging properties of ceria nanoparticles K. Suresh Babu, Anthony Velez, Krzysztof Wozniak, Jadwiga Szydlowska, Sudipta Seal Chemical Physics Letters 442, 405-408 2007 2.719
72 Role of catalyst on refractive index tunability of porous silica antireflective coatings by sol-gel technique Abhilash Vincent, Suresh Babu, Erik Brinley, Ajay Karakoti, Sameer Deshpande, Sudipta Seal Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111, 8291-8298 2007 3.84
73 Surface elastic properties of porous nano-silica coatings by scanning force microscopy A. Vincent, S. Babu, S. Seal Applied Physics Letters 91, 161901:1 -3 2007 3.971
74 The solution precursor plasma spray (SPPS) processing of nanomaterials E. Brinley, K. Suresh Babu, S. Seal JOM 54-59 2007 2.597
75 Synthesis of size-tunable and stable CdS nanocrystals in DMF K. Suresh Babu, C. Vijayan, Prathap Haridoss Materials Letters 60, 124-128 2006 3.574
76 Effect of the organic solvent on the formation and stabilization of CdS and PbS nanoclusters K. Suresh Babu, C. Vijayan, Prathap Haridoss Talanta 66, 160-165 2005 6.556
77 Strong quantum confinement effects in polymer-based PbS nanostructures prepared by ion-exchange method K. Suresh Babu, C. Vijayan, R. Devanathan Materials Letters 58, 1223-1226 2004 3.574

Papers Published in Non UGC Approved Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 A cost effective nanostructure catalytic coating on steel to prevent environmental degradation K. Suresh Babu, A. Karakoti, S. Seal STEEL TECH 2, 26-29 2008 NA

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Catalytic activity of Au/CeO2 on decomposition of hydrogen peroxide M. Anandkumar, D. Bharathi, K. Suresh Babu Proceeding of 27th PSSI National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology on Challenges of Power Generation & Lighting 21st Century 1-4 2013
2 Magnetic and optical properties of doped cerium oxide nanostructures Yogesh S. Choudhary, R. Arun Kumar, K. Suresh Babu, Proceeding of 27th PSSI National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology on Challenges of Power Generation & Lighting 21st Century 5-8 2013
3 Doped cerium oxide nanostructures as thin film electrolyte for ITSOFC P. Arunkumar, R. Ramaseshan, S. Dash, K. Suresh Babu Proceeding of 27th PSSI National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology on Challenges of Power Generation & Lighting 21st Century 165-168 2013
4 Phase transition dynamics in ceria-zirconia nanocomposites M. Sribalaji, P. Arunkumar, K. Suresh Babu PSSI National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology on Challenges of Power Generation & Lighting 21st Century 169-172 2013

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Thin Film Structures for Energy Efficient Systems Suresh Babu Krishna Moorthy Springer publisher 2015 978-3-319-14773-4

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Thin film – deposition, growth aspects and characterization P. Arunkumar, Sushil Kumar Kuanr, K. Suresh Babu “Thin Film Structures for Energy Efficient Systems” Springer publisher 2015 978-3-319-14773-4
2 Quantum Confinement Effects in Semiconductor Nanocrystals Synthesized by a Simple Chemical Route, A. Sharma, J. Bellare and A. Sharma (eds.) K. Suresh Babu, R. Devanathan and C. Vijayan Advances in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Springer publisher 2004 81-7236-308-7

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Thin Film Structures in Energy Applications Suresh Babu Krishna Moorthy Springer 2015 978-3-319-14773-4

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Fabrication and Development Co-Doped Lanthanum Gallate Perovskite Nanoparticles Materials As Electrolyte For Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Indo-Egypt Project (DST) 2021-2023 20 2021
2 Development and configurational optimization towards high performance single chamber solid oxide fuel cell with hybrid perovskite electrolytes DST- SERB 2018-21 50.88 2018
3 A pilot preclinical study on nanomedicine based protein replacement therapy for Retinoschisis, an inherited retinal degenerative disease DST- SERB (Co-PI) 2018-21 53 2018
4 Tailoring rare earth element additions in zirconia toughened alumina ceramics for applications in hard tissue replacement DST- SERB (Co-PI) 2017-20 42.74 2017

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Development of surface engineered nanocomposite catalytic coatings for high temperature oxidation protection DST- SERB 2012-2016 Rs 19.3 Lakhs 2012
2 Engineering Mechanical, Electrical Properties of Nanostructured Rare-Earth Oxide Thin Films UGC-DAE Consortium For Scientific Research 2011-2015 Rs 8 lakhs 2011
3 Tailoring multifunctional oxide nanostructures with dual optical and magnetic properties for biomedical applications Start up Grant from Pondicherry University 2011-2014 Rs. 5 Lakhs 2011

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2022 M.TECH 5 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
2 2021 M.TECH 4 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
3 2020 M.TECH 4 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
4 2019 M.TECH 4 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
5 2018 M.TECH 4 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
6 2017 M.TECH 5 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
7 2016 M.TECH 5 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
8 2015 M.TECH 4 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
9 2014 M.TECH 6 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
10 2013 M.TECH 4 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology
11 2012 M.TECH 3 Centre for Nanoscience and Technology

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 S.Bhanuchandar 12-10-2015 20151160005 Study on exchange bias coupling of ferro-antiferromagnetic nano-materials. YES 23-12-2019 YES 01-10-2020
2 S.Vivek 22-10-2015 20151160001 Catalytic degradation of hazardous dye using nano-materials YES 20-12-2019 YES 12-08-2020
3 U.Aarthi 12-10-2015 20151160002 Space charge modulated grain boundary conductivity in barium zirconate electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cell YES 12-12-2019 YES 19-06-2020
4 Sushil Kumar kunar 31-08-2012 121600012 Studies on Structural and Electrical Properties of Anode Materials for solid oxide fuel cells YES 08-01-2019 YES 07-08-2019
5 S.Preethi 24-10-2014 14160006 Grain boundary engineering of ceria based electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cells YES 05-02-2019 YES 07-08-2019
6 G.Vinothkumar 04-09-2013 13160004 Cerium based bio-mimetic nanomaterials for anti-oxidant and sensing applications YES 10-07-2018 YES 17-12-2018
7 P. Arunkumar 31-08-2012 121600010 Texture and strain engineering of nano structured electrolyte for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells YES 23-11-2017 YES 28-06-2018
8 R. Aadhavan 31-08-2012 121600002 Structural and morphological influence of EBPVD coated rare earth oxide nanostructures on the high temperature oxidation protection of stainless steel YES 10-05-2017 YES 03-11-2017
9 Rengaraj S 07-09-2019 1900160002 Single chamber Solid oxide fuel cell NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Fuel Cells: Material Challenges and Opportunities Faculty Development Program on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences Department of Chemistry, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur National 14-07-2020 14-07-2020 2020
2 Fuel Cells for Green Energy/Fuel Generation in Smart Materials & Fuel Efficient Technologies for Aut Workshop Annamalai University National 16-12-2017 16-12-2017 2017
3 Advances in the Application of Nanotechnology Training Programme Insitution of Engineers (India), NLC, Neyveli Local Centre Regional 12-12-2017 12-12-2017 2017
4 Power Generation from Fuel Cell” in Recent Trends in Power Generation Workshop Pondicherry Engineering College National 05-05-2016 05-05-2016 2016
5 Electronic Materials and Devices Seminar National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli National 29-03-2016 29-03-2016 2016
6 Nanostructures for Biomedical Applications Conferences (International conference on Nano, Bio & Materials Sciences (ICONBMS) Osmania University, Hyderabad International 08-01-2014 10-01-2014 2014
7 A perspective on nanomaterials for Energy Applications Workshop - Green Manufacturing and Material Processing (GEM -2013) Pondicherry Engineering College National 12-06-2013 12-06-2013 2013
8 Effect of preferred orientation in thin films on the electrolyte properties in ITSOFC Conferences - Materials Science & Technology 2013 (MS&T’13) Conference & Exhibition The American Ceramic Society International 26-10-2013 31-10-2013 2013
9 Multifunctional Nanostructures – Nanobiotechnology Workshop University Grants Commission - Academic Staff College,Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Regional 18-12-2012 18-12-2012 2012
10 Plasma based metal oxide catalytic coatings for high temperature oxidation protection Conference Pondicherry University International 10-12-2012 13-12-2012 2012
11 Nanostructures for Biomedical Applications” in Recent Advances in Nano Technology and its Applicat Programme Pondicherry Engineering College National 21-10-2011 21-10-2011 2011

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Thin Film Structures for Energy Efficient Systems” at Materials Science and Technology 2013 (MS&T) The American Ceramic Society Montreal, Quebec, Canada & 4 days International 27-10-2013 31-10-2013 2013

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Institution of Eminence Member 2018
2 Patent Facilitation Committee Member 2016
3 School Board (Madanjeet School of Green Energy Technologies ) Member 2013

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Co-ordinator 1 year Pondicherry University – Michigan State University (MSU) Co-ordinator
2 Member - Self Study Report Committee for NAAC 1 year Documentation

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

S.No IMPRESS/IMPRINT/SPARC/STARS/LEAP/Others Place From Date To Date Year

Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date