I-7 – “Polymer Electrolytes” - The ubiquity of ions and polymer materials in devices


Organizers: Maria Forsyth (Deakin University), Jean-Yves Sanchez (University Charles III), Vito Di Noto (University of Padua), Michel Armand (CIC EnergiGUNE), Steve Greenbaum (City University of New York), Masayoshi Watanabe (Yokohama National University), Jelena Popovic (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research), Monika Schönhoff (University of Münster), Yoichi Tominaga (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology).

Subramanian Selvasekarapandian

Materials Research Center, Coimbatore, India

Prof. S. Selvasekarapandian, Director of Materials Research Centre (Run by Subramanian Thangathai Educational Trust, Coimbatore) Coimbatore-45, India, from June 2012, was a retired professor of Physics and Head (I/C), Department of Nano Science & Technology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641046, India. He has got 190 papers published to his credit. He has guided 34 Ph.D students. He was a visiting Professor of Institute of Multidisciplinary Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan during 2003. He has got Rs. 3.5 crore from various Indian government agencies to run various projects. Recently he has completed a DST Nano mission project entitled “Construction and Evaluation of Lithium ion battery with synthesized Nano structured cathode materials-Lithium compounds Lithium Cobalt Phosphate, Lithium Nickel Phosphate and LiMxYxPO4 ((Y= Co, Ni), (M=Y,Gd,Sm & Eu))”. He was responsible to introduce New Departments such as, Nano Science, Medical Physics and DRDO-BU Life science centre in Bharathiar University, Coimbatore-6410046, India. He was acting as vice president of Asian Solid State Ionics Society from 2010 to 2016.