Raghuram Chetty

Professor

Chemical Engineering ,

2009 to present: Associate Professor

+91 44 22574178

raghuc@iitm.ac.in

https://che.iitm.ac.in/raghuc/

Research Areas

  • Electrocatalysis

  • Fuel cells 

  • Wastewater treatment

  • CO2 reduction


Selected Journal Publications

  • Parakh, A; Vaidya, M; Kumar, N; Chetty, R; Murty, B S: Effect of crystal structure and grain size on corrosion properties of AlCoCrFeNi high entropy alloy. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 863 , 2021, ISSN: 09258388. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Keerthiga, G; Chetty, R: Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Flame Annealed Cu. ChemistrySelect, 6 (12), pp. 2887-2892, 2021, ISSN: 23656549. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Abraham, B G; Chetty, R: Design and fabrication of a quick-fit architecture air breathing direct methanol fuel cell. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46 (9), pp. 6845-6856, 2021, ISSN: 03603199. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Abraham, B G; Chetty, R: Influence of electrodeposition techniques and parameters towards the deposition of Pt electrocatalysts for methanol oxidation. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 51 (3), pp. 503-520, 2021, ISSN: 0021891X. (Type: Journal Article)


  • Abraham, B G; Chetty, R: Design and fabrication of a quick-fit architecture air breathing direct methanol fuel cell. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46 (9), pp. 6845-6856, 2021, ISSN: 03603199. (Type: Journal Article)

Research Projects

  • Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells 

    • Shape Controlled Electrocatalysts 

    • Alternative Catalyst Support 

  • Conversion of CO2 to Fuels 

  • Wastewater Treatment 

    • Electrochemical Reduction of Nitrate 

    • Photocatalytic Degradation

           Patents

  •  Apparatus For Dual Phase Chromium Removal And Energy Recovery And Methods Thereof Chetty Prof. Raghuram,In |* M Nambi Prof. Indumathi,In | Sriram Saranya,In Patent No. Wo2019003248a1  Published Filed 2018-06-27  Published 2019-01-03

  • Rsa17p0010 Apparatus For Removal Of Metals From Wastewater And Method Thereof Chetty Prof.Raghuram,In | *M Nambi Prof.Indumathi,In | Sriram Saranya,In Patent No. Wo2018235106a1  Published Filed 2018-06-23  Published 2018-12-27

  • A Method Of Preparing Palladium Dendrites On Carbon Based Substrates Raghuram Chetty,In | Kranthi Kumar Maniam,In Patent No. Wo2014033756a3  Published Filed 2013-08-28  Published 2014-06-1

  • A Method Of Preparing Palladium Dendrites On  Carbon Nanotubes Maniam Kranthi Kumar | Chetty Raghuram  Indian Institute Of Echnology Madras ( Indian Institute Of Technology Madras) Patent No. In306280b  Completed Filed 2012-11-19  Published 2019-02-01

  • Redox Electrolytic Fuel Cell For Desalination Coupled Wastewater Treatment Chetty Raghuram | Sriram Saranya | Abraham Bincy George  Indian Institute Of Technology Madras Patent No. In201841004785a  Completed Filed 2018-02-08  Published 2019-08-09

  • A Method Of Preparing Palladium Dendrites Chetty Raghuram | Maniam Kranthi Kumar  Indian Institute Of  Technology Madras Patent No. In201203632i4  Completed Filed 2012-09-03  Published 2016-04-15

 

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2017 - Bhagyalakshmi & Krishna Ayengar Award For having guided best M.Tech, project titled “Palladium Dendrites as Catalyst for Portable Air Breathing Formic Acid Fuel Cells”

  • Awarded Raman Fellowship under Singh-Obama 21st Century Knowledge 

  • 2013-2014-Initiative Indo-US programme sponsored by University Grant Commission (UGC) to visit Michigan State University, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department from Sep 2013 to Sep 2014. 

  • 2013-Received Bhagyalakshmi & Krishna Ayengar Award on IIT Madras Institute Day (April 9, 2013) for having Guided Best M.Tech Project.

  • 2012-Invited participant for “Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering (INDOGFOE) Symposium” an interdisciplinary, binational conferences co-organized by the Indian Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, in Merseburg, Germany, June 13 -16, 2012.

  • 2009-2010-Received Top Cited Article Certificate from Elsevier for the paper entitled “PtRu nanoparticles supported on nitrogen-doped multiwalled carbon nanotubes as catalyst for methanol electrooxidation” published in Electrochimica Acta.

  •  2010-Invited participant for Indo-US Science Technology Forum sponsored workshop on “Emerging Issues in Energy and Environment Security: Challenges and Research Opportunities” organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi. Dec 12-15, 2010. 

  • 2010-Invited participant for Indo-UK “Fuel Cells Initiative Scoping Workshop” organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), India and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) UK, in Chennai, September 15-17, 2010. 

  • 2008-Received Messel Travel Bursary from Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) for attending the ‘Fuel Cells Science and Technology’ conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2008.