2016 to 2021: Associate Professor
2011-2016: Assistant Professor
Development of organic dyes and hole transporting materials for dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC) and perovskite solar cells.
Electrode materials and novel redox couples for flow battery.
Electrode materials for oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline and acidic medium (Zn-air and polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells).
Development of high energy density supercapacitor materials.
Development of sensors for biologically important molecules.
A new 2,3-dimethoxy-1,4-naphthoquinone redox anolyte for non-aqueous organic static redox battery, PriyaVallayil, KothandaramanRamanujam, SethuramanSankararaman, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 407, 1 March 2022, 139889
Investigation of alkyl amine substituted quinone derivatives for the redox flow battery applications in acidic medium,Jagadeeswari S, Raja Murugan, Harun Khan, Indrapal Singh Aidhen and Kothandaraman Ramanujam,J. Electrochem. Soc, 10.1149/1945-7111/ac505f
Electrode and conductive additive compatibility yielding excellent rate capability and long cycle life for sustainable organic aqueous Zn-ion batteries Authors: Chinmaya Mirle, veerababu medabalmi, Kothandaraman Ramanujam, ACS Applied Energy Materials, Accepted
Interplay of the functional units of a binder in the oxygen reduction process of zinc-air battery, Niveda LK, Raja M and Kothandaraman R, Catalysis Today (2020) Accepted,
Drastic improvement in dye-sensitized solar cell efficiency by electrosorption based dye staining of titania semiconductor photoanode, Ganapathy Rao K, Jagadeeswari S, Kothandaraman R, Electrochimica Acta, 349 (2020) 136344,
Functionalized carbazole as cathode for high voltage non-aqueous organic redox flow battery, Chinmaya R Mirle, Raja M, Vasudevarao P, Sankararaman S, and Kothandaraman R, New J. Chemistry, 44 (2020) 14401,
New cyclic and acyclic imidazole-based sensitizers for achieving highly efficient photoanodes for dye-sensitized solar cells by potential assisted method, Jagadeeswari S, Indrapal Singh Aidhen and Kothandaraman R, New J. Chemistry, 44 (2020) 10207,
Novel catalyst for oxygen reduction reaction in fuel cells, SAC Barton, R. Kothandaraman, V. Nallathambi (U.S. Patent, Year: 2016, # 9,379,388).
A method of preparing novel catalysts for oxygen/air reduction of fuel cells and metal-air batteries Kothandaraman, R. and Karthikayini M P (Indian Patent, Year: 2019, Patent No. 324235).
2010-Elected as a fellow of the Academy of Sciences, Chennai.
2020-Admitted as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).
Member of board of studies of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Bhopal Campus.
Member of board of studies of Bannariamma Institute of Technology (BIT), Sathyamangalam.
Adjunct faculty at National Center for Catalysis Research, IIT Madras, Chennai.
Visiting Scientist at Washington University, St. Louis.