Dr.T. Maiyalagan


Research Associate Professor

Dr.T. Maiyalagan received his Ph.D in Physical chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and completed postdoctoral programs at the Newcastle University (UK), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and at the University of Texas, Austin (USA). Presently he is a Research Associate Professor of Chemistry& Research Institute at SRM University, India.His main research interests concern new materials and their electrochemical properties for energy conversion and storage devices, electrocatalysts, fuel cells and biosensors.He has published numerous articles on the innovative design of the materials for energy conversion and storage. He is an expert in nanomaterial synthesis and electrochemical characterization. He has delivered lectures in many national and international forums and also edited a Fuel Cell book in Wiley.His research and collaborations have resulted in 80 papers in peer reviewed publications over 3600 citations and an h−index of 26. Many of his publications have been in high impact factor journals including Nature Communications, ACS Catalysis, Nano Energy, Journal of Materials Chemistry, and Nanoscale which points to the quality of his work and his contribution to energy materials research. More than 14 of his papers have been cited more than 50 times. These high level publications with a high impact are evidence of his professional passion and standing in the international community in the field of nanomaterials and electrochemistry.

Professional Positions 

  • 2015-2016 Senior Research Associate, University of East Anglia, UK
  • 2012- 2014 Research Associate, University of Texas, Austin, USA
  • 2011 -2012 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • 2010-2011 Hydrogen South Africa (HySA Systems), Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2008-2010 Newcastle University, UK
  • 2007-2008 Assistant Professor, VIT University, India
  • 2003- 2007 Senior Research Fellow, IIT Madras
  • 2001-2003Junior Research Fellow, IIT Madras

Awards, Fellowships & Recognitions 

  • Ranked at the 92 percentile in the all India graduate aptitude test of engineering (GATE), 2001. 
  • Received postgraduate merit scholarship award based on written competitive examination from the Center for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), 2001.
  • 2005 Travel Award from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to attend the “FUEL CELL SEMINAR 2005 Conference” in Palm Springs, California USA.
  • 2005 Travel Award from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to attend the "FUEL CELL SEMINAR 2005 Conference" in Palm Springs, California USA.
  • 2006 Science Direct Top 25 Hottest Articles for the journal Electrochemistry Communications.  
  • 2006 Science Direct Top 25 Hottest Articles for the journal Material chemistry and physics
  • Research Highlight in Bulletin of Material science journal cover page 29 (2006)
  • Best Poster presentation in National conference on Emerging Trends in Crystal Growth and  Nanomaterial’s (NECAN2008): held in Loyola College, Chennai, February 29 th2008.
  • 2008 Travel Award from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to attend the “2nd   International conference on Advanced Nanomaterials (ANM2008): held in Aveiro, Portugal, June 22- June 25th 2008.
  • 2008 runner up for Elsevier - Materials Today journal cover competition.

Selected High Impact Publications

  • Nature Communications (1) - Impact Factor: 11.47
  • Nano Energy (1) - Impact Factor: 10.35
  • ACS catalysis (2) -Impact Factor: 9.3
  • Nanoscale (3) - Impact Factor: 7.3
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry (3) - Impact Factor: 7.4
  • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (1) - Impact Factor: 7.49
  • Journal of Power Sources (4) - Impact Factor: 6.2
  • Analytical Chemistry (1) - Impact factor: 5.6)
  • Electrochemistry Communications (1) - Impact factor: 5.2
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (1) - Impact factor: 4.3

Books Edited

Wiley Book: Electrocatalysts for Low Temperature Fuel Cells: Fundamentals and Recent Trends.Thandavarayan Maiyalagan, Saji S. Viswanathan.ISBN: 978-3-527-34132

Book Chapters Contributed

1. T. Maiyalagan* , S. Maheswari, V. Saji, Heteroatom doped carbon nanomaterials as ORR electrocatalysts for low temperature fuel cells, Wiley-VCH, 2017. ISBN: 978-3-527-34132

2. S. Ghosh,T. Maiyalagan, R. N. Basu, Recent advances in nanostructured electrocatalysts for low Temperature direct alcohol fuel cells, Wiley-VCH, 2017. ISBN: 978-3-527-34132

Invited Talk

  • T. Maiyalagan  was invited to give a talk on “Electrode Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Devices’’ in "Two Days National Workshop on Alternate Energy Resources, Conversion and Storage" on 24th and 25th of January 2017 sponsored by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). at SRM University, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai.
  • T. Maiyalagan  was invited to give a talk on “Novel Electrode Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Devices’’ in "2016 Frontier Biosensors and Energy Materials Workshop” on December 1-2, 2016 organized by department of chemical engineering, National Taipei University of Technology (TAIPEI TECH), Taiwan.
  • T. Maiyalagan  was invited to give a talk on “Bifunctional oxygen Electrocatalysts for Metal Air Batteries’’ Dec 5, 2016, at Department of Medicinal and Applied Chemistry at Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • T. Maiyalagan  was invited to give a talk on “Non Precious Bifunctional oxygen Electrocatalysts for Metal Air Batteries’’ in International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials (IUMRS-ICYRAM 2016),: Dec 11 - 15 , 2016, at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • T. Maiyalagan was invited to give a talk on “Non Precious Bifunctional oxygen Electrocatalysts for energy applications’’ in1st National Conference on Liquid Crystals Nanoscience’2016, September 28th-30th,2016. , Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Erode, India.
  • T. Maiyalagan  was invited to give a talk on “Non Precious Bifunctional oxygen Electrocatalysts for energy applications’’ in International conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for Energy Applications, EAPP 2016,: June 27and 29, 2016, Sathyabama University, India.
  • T. Maiyalagan was invited to give a talk on “In search of New Materials for Electrochemical Energy conversion devices “at JNCASR, Bangalore on 22nd January 2016.
  • T. Maiyalagan “Nanotube and nanorods for fuel cells’’ in National conference on Emerging Trends in Crystal Growth and Nanomaterials (NECAN2008): held in Loyola College, Chennai, February 29th  2008.
  • T. Maiyalagan “Polymer Nanocomposites For Fuel Cell Applications’’ in Second international conference on polymer blends composites, IPNS, membranes poly electrolytes and gels: (ICBC-2008): September 22 and 24, 2008, Kottayam, Kerala, India.



Advanced materials for electrochemical energy systems (Fuel cells,  Metal-Air batteries, Supercapacitors, CO2 reduction, Water splitting) 

Research Experience on Alternative Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

  • Develop and incorporate promising Frustated Lewis Pair catalysts into prototype hydrogen fuel cells, batteries and capacitor.  
  • Development of MEAs and catalysts for low temperature PEM fuel cells and electrolysers.  
  • Development of Catalysts for alkaline fuel cells.  
  • Preparation and optimization, scaling up of membrane electrode assemblies for ABPBI based high temperature PEMFC applications.  
  • Design cost-effective catalysts for the PEM water electrolysis.  
  • Development of low cost delithiated spinel Electrocatalysts for NonaqueousLithium-Air Batteries.  
  • Development of high energy electrode materials based on carbon/carbon composites forSupercapacaitors applications.  
  • Development of novel electrocatalyst support based on ceramic metal oxides and Conducting polymer nanostructures.  
  • Development of biosensors based on one dimensional nanostructure for neurotransmitters.  
  • Developments of anode/cathode materials for Li-ion and Na-ion battery.
  • Development of novel and cost effective electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells.
  • Innovative approaches for non-precious electrode materials


Electrochemical Energy Research Group

Master and Undergraduate Students

Ezhilarasi (MSc Chemistry)

PhD Students

K. Siva Reddy

K. Guru Prasad


Postdoctoral Students

Dr. Shreya Roy Chowdhury ( NPDF)

Past Members

Postdoctoral Students Completed

Dr S. Maheswari (PhD – CECRI karaikudi)

Dr. B.Gnana Sundara Raj ( Phd- NIT Trichy)

Master Students Completed

  • K.C.Divya (MSc Chemistry)
  • Binod Rai (MSc Chemistry)
  • M. Kamesh
  • Pratap Paritala
  • R.V.Prithviraj (MSc Chemistry)
  • Eleena Tom(MSc Chemistry)

Review Articles (Published)

  • S. Gosh,T. Maiyalagan, R.N. Basu, “Nanostructured Conducting Polymers for Energy Applications: Towards a Sustainable Platform”, Nanoscale8 (2016) 6921-6947.
  • J. Theerthagiri, R.A. Senthil, J. Madhavan, T. Maiyalagan, “Review on recent progress in non-platinum counter electrode materials for Dye-sensitized solar cells”, Chem Electro Chem7 (2015) 928.
  • H.Wang,T. Maiyalagan,X. Wang*, “A review on recent progress in nitrogen-doped graphene: synthesis, characterization and its potential applications”, ACS Catalysis 5 (2012) 781.
  • T. Maiyalagan, P.Sivakumar*,“Components of Proton exchange membrane fuel cells – an overview”, Material Science Forum256 (2010)143

Journal Articles (Published)

  •  Z.Q. Jiang, Z-J. Jiang, T. Maiyalagan, A. Manthiram"Cobalt Oxide-coated N- and B-doped Graphene Hollow Spheres as a BifunctionalElectrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction and Oxygen Evolution Reactions”,Journal of Material Chemistry  A,4(2016)5877.
  • S. Ghosh, P.Kar, N. Bhandary, S. Basu,  S.Sardar, T. Maiyalagan, D. Majumdar, S. K. Bhattacharya, A. Bhaumik, P. Lemmensg, S.K.Pal“Microwave-assisted synthesis of porous Mn2O3nanoballs as bifunctionalelectrocatalyst for oxygen reduction and evolution reaction”,Catalysis Science and Technology 6 (2016) 1417.
  • A. Suhasini, K.P. Vinod Kumar and T. Maiyalagan, Synthesis, thermal and magnetic behaviour of   polymer blend with Iron oxide nanocomposites, Science and engineering of Composite Materials (2016) (in press)
  • A. Vinipriya, A.Johnbosco, T. Maiyalagan, N. Xavier and D.Vasudevan, Efficient persulphate mediated electrooxidation of substituted benzyl alcohols in biphasic media, InternationalJournal of ElectrochemicalScience(2016) (in press).
  • T. Maiyalagan, K. A. Jarvis, S. Therese, P. J. Ferreira, A. Manthiram, “Spinel-type Li1-xCoO2: a bifunctionalelectrocatalyst for oxygen evolution and oxygen reduction reactions”, Nature Communications 5 (2014) 3949.
  • P. Kannan,T. Maiyalagan, J. Niedziolka-Jönsson and M. Jönsson-Niedziolka, “Hierarchical 3-Dimensional Nickel-Iron Nanosheet Arrays on Carbon Fiber Paper as a Novel Electrode for Non-Enzymatic Glucose Sensing”, Nanoscale 8 (2015)843.
  • P. Kannan, J. Dolinska, T. Maiyalagan, M Opallo, “Facile and rapid synthesis of Pdnanodendrites for electrocatalysis and surface-enhanced Raman scattering applications”, Nanoscale 6 (2014) 11169-11176.
  • P. Manivel, K. PrabakaranV. Krishnakumar, F. Nawaz Khan, T. Maiyalagan,“Thiourea mediated regioselective synthesis of symmetrical and unsymmetrical diversified thioethers”,Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 53(2014) 7866.
  • T. Maiyalagan, P. Kannan, Jönsson-Niedziółka, Martin; Niedziółka-Jönsson, Joanna,"Tungsten Carbide Nanotubes Supported Platinum Nanoparticles as a Potential Sensing Platform for Oxalic Acid”,Analytical chemistry86 (2014)7849-7857.
  • C.Mahendiran,T. Maiyalagan, P. Kanann, "One-pot simple synthesis of Mn2+-doped GaNnanorods by RAPET method”, Journal of experimental nanoscience(2014) 1-11.
  •  T. Maiyalagan, Xin Wang, A. Manthiram* ,"Highly active Pd and Pd-Au catalysts supported on PDDA functionalized Graphene nanoplatelets for formic acid oxidation”, RSC Advances4 (2014)4028.
  •  T. Maiyalagan, Katharine R. Chemelewski, A. Manthiram*, "Role of the morphology and surface planes of spinel LiMn1.5Ni0.5O4 on the catalytic activity for the oxygen evolution reaction”, ACS catalysis 4 (2014) 421.
  •  P. Kannan,T. Maiyalagan, N. G. Sahoo, and M. Opallo, "Nitrogen doped graphene nanosheets supported platinum nanoparticles as high performance electrochemical homocysteine biosensor”, Journal of Material Chemistry B 1(2013) 4655.
  • S.Bhuvana, T. Maiyalagan, K. P. Pramoda, and Leslie S. Loo, "Study on the Interactions of Halloysite Nanotubes with Amorphous Polyamide and Their Effects on Thermal and Barrier Properties”, Advanced Chemistry Letters 1(2013) 159.
  • T.Maiyalagan*,P.Siva Kumar, B.Pollet"The Effects of Electrode Parameters and Catalysts upon the Electrochemical Performance of Phosphoric Acid Doped Poly (2, 5- Benzimidazole) Membrane Based High-Temperature Membrane Electrode Assemblies”, Electrocatalysis,3(2014)1-8.
  • P. Kannan,T. Maiyalagan, M.Opallo,"One-pot simple synthesis of branched cubic palladium chain-like nanostructures with pronounced electrocatalytic activity”,  Nano Energy 2 (2013) 677.
  • T.Maiyalagan, J. Sundaramurthy, P. Suresh Kumar, P. Kannan*, M.Opallo*and Seeram Ramakrishna, "Nanostructured α-Fe2O3 platform for the electrochemical sensing of folic acid”, Analyst, 138(2013) 1779.
  • T. Maiyalagan,X. Dong, P. Chen, Xin Wang*"Electrodeposited Pt on three dimensional interconnected graphene as free-standing electrode for fuel cell application”, Journal of Material Chemistry, 22 (2012)5286.
  • A.N. Valisi, T. Maiyalagan,* L. Khotseng, V. Linkov, S. Pasupathi, "Effects of heat treatment on the catalytic activity and methanol tolerance of carbon supported platinum alloys”, Electrocatalysis,3(2012)108.
  • T. Maiyalagan*, Abubakramine,T.O.Alaje,M.Bron, K. Scott, "Three Dimensional Cubic Ordered Mesoporous Carbon (CMK-8) as Highly Efficient stable Pd Electro-catalyst Support for FormicAcid Oxidation”, Journal of Power Sources 211(2012) 147.
  • T. Maiyalagan*,T.O.Alaje, K. Scott, "Highly stable Pt-Ru nanoparticles supported on three dimensional cubic ordered mesoporous carbon (Pt-Ru/CMK- 8) as promising electro-catalysts for methanol oxidation”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116 (2012) 2630.
  • C. Mahendiran*, T. Maiyalagan,P. Vijayan, C. Suresh, K. Shanthi,"V-Mn-MCM-41 catalyst for vapour phase oxidation of o-xylene”,Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis105 (2012) 469.
  • C. Felix,T. Maiyalagan, S. Pasupathi*, B. Bladergroen, V. Linkov, "Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of IrO2 based binary metal oxide electro-catalysts forOxygen evolution reaction”, International Journal of Electrochemical Science 7(2012) 12064.
  • S.Suresh, R. Wilfred Sugumar, T. Maiyalagan,"A Low cost adsorbent prepared from curcuma angustifolia scales for removal of basic violet 14 from aqueous solution”, Indian Journal of chemical Technology 21(2014) 368.
  • V. Karthick, V. Ganesh Kumar, T. Maiyalagan, R. Deepa, K. Govindaraju, A. Rajeswari and T. Stalin Dhas, "Green Synthesis of Well Dispersed Nanoparticles using Leaf Extract of Medicinally useful AdhatodaVasicaNees”, Micro and Nanosystems4 (2012) 192.
  • S. Arockiasamy, T. Maiyalagan, P. Kuppusami, C. Mallika and K.S. Nagaraja, "Deposition of Ni/TiN Composite Coatings by a Plasma Assisted MOCVD Using an Organometallic Precursor”, Micro and Nanosystems4 (2012) 199.
  • F. Nawaz Khan ,P. Manivel, K. prabakaran, J.S. Jin, E.D.Jeong, H.J. Kim,T. Maiyalagan,"Iron-oxide nanoparticles mediated cyclization of 3-(4-chlorophenyl)-1-hydrazinylisoquinoline to 1-(4,5-dihydropyrazol-1-yl)isoquinolines”, Research on Chemical Intermediates38 (2012) 383.
  • T. Maiyalagan*,S.Karthikeyan,"Film-Pore diffusion modeling for sorption of Azo dye on to exfoliated graphitic nanoplatelets”, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology 20(2013) 7.
  • C. Felix, T. Maiyalagan, S. Pasupathi, B. Bladergroen and V. Linkov"Synthesis and Optimisation of IrO2Electrocatalysts by Adams Fusion Method for Solid Polymer Electrolyte Electrolysers”, Micro and Nanosystems4 (2012) 186.
  • C.K. Subramaniam and T. Maiyalagan "Double Layer Energy Storage in Graphene - a Study”,Micro and Nanosystems4 (2012) 180.
  • T. Maiyalagan*, C. Mahendiran,K. Chaitanya, R. Tyagi, F. Nawaz Khan, Electro-catalytic performance of Pt-supported poly (o-phenylenediamine) microrods for methanol oxidation reaction”,Research on Chemical Intermediates, 38 (2012) 571.
  • L. Arun Jose, J. Mary Linet, V.  Sivasubramanian, A.K. Arora, C. Justin Raj,T. Maiyalagan, S.Jerome Das, "Optical studies of nano-structured La-doped ZnO prepared by combustion method”,Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 15 (2012) 308.
  • S.Suresh, R. Wilfred Sugumar andT. Maiyalagan "Adsorption of Methylene Blue onto Activated Carbon Prepared from Murrayakoenigii(Curry tree) Stems”, Asian Journal of Chemistry 23(2011) 4486.
  • S. Suresh*,R.WilfredSugumar, T. Maiyalagan, "Adsorption study of Acid Red 18 from aqueous solution on to activated carbon prepared from Murrayakoenigii(curry tree) seeds” , Asian Journal of Chemistry 23(2011)219.
  • C. Mahendiran,T. Maiyalagan, Keith Scott ,  A. Gedanken*"Synthesis of Carbon coated NiO/MgO core/shell Nanocomposite as Pd electro-catalyst support for ethanol oxidation”, Material Chemistry and Physics 128(2011)341.
  •  A.B. Kashyout*, Abu Bakr A.A. Nassr, Leonardo Giorgi, T. Maiyalagan, Bayumy A. B. Youssef, "Electrooxidation of methanol on carbon supported Pt-Runanocatalysts prepared by ethanol reduction method”, International J ournal of Electrochemical Science 6 (201 1)369.
  • T. Maiyalagan, Keith Scott*,"Performance of Carbon nanofiber supported Pd- Ni catalysts for electro-oxidation of ethanol in alkaline medium”,Journal of Power Sources 195 (2010) 5246.
  • T. Maiyalagan*, B.Viswanathan, "Synthesis, characterization and electro-catalytic activity of Pt supported on   poly (3, 4- Ethylenedioxythiophene)/ V2O5nanocomposites for methanol oxidation”, Material Chemistry and Physics121 (2010) 165.
  • P. Manivel, T.Maiyalagan, Ashok Sharma, M.R. Rajeswari,F. Nawaz Khan*"Synthesis and antiproliferative activity of some 1Hisochromen-1-ones and their thioanalogues, Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements185(2010)387.
  • R.Subashini, V.R. Hathwar, T. Maiyalagan, G.G.K. Reddy, F.N. Khan*,"3-Acetyl-6-chloro-1-ethyl-4-phenyl-quinolin-2(1H)-one”ActaCryst.  E 65(2009) o1800. 
  • K. Prabakaran,V.R. Hathwar,  T. Maiyalagan, M.V. Kirthana, F.N.Khan*, "Methyl 2-methyl-2H-1,2,3-triazole-4-carboxyl-ate”  Acta Cryst.  E 65(2009) o1752.
  • P.Manivel, V. R. Hathwar, T. Maiyalagan, V. Krishnakumar, F.N.Khan*, "1-(3,5-Dimethyl-1H-pyrazol-1-yl)-3-phenyl-isoquinoline ” ActaCryst.  E 65 (8), (2009) o1798.
  • T. Maiyalagan*,"Silicotungstic acid stabilized Pt-Ru nanoparticles supported on Carbon Nanofibers electrodes for methanol oxidation”,International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 34(2009) 2874. 
  • T. Maiyalagan*,B.Viswanathan,"Electrochemical fabrication and characterization of Poly (o-phenylenediamine) nanotube  using the template method”, Indian Journal of Chemistry. Sec (A) 48A(2009) 198.
  • T. Maiyalagan*,B.Viswanathan, "Electrochemical fabrication and characterization of Poly (o-phenylenediamine) nanotube  using the template method”, Indian Journal of Chemistry. Sec (A) 48A (2009) 198.
  • K. PrabakaranT. Maiyalagan, V. R. Hathwar, K. Canan and F. Nawaz Khan*,"Methyl 1H-1, 2,3-triazole-4-carboxylate " Acta Cryst.  E 65 (2009), o300.
  • P. Nithya,V. R. Hathwar, T. MaiyalaganC. Kazak and F. Nawaz Khan*,"1,3-dimethyl-2,6-diphenylpiperidin-4-one"ActaCryst.  E 65 (2009) o400.
  • T. Maiyalagan, Venkatesha R. Hathwar, P. Manivel, N. BurcuArslan and F. Nawaz Khan*,"3-(4-Methoxyphenyl)-1H-isochromen-1- One” Acta Cryst.  E 65(2009)  o128.
  • P. Manivel,Venkatesha R. Hathwar, T. Maiyalagan, N. BurcuArslan and F. Nawaz Khan*," 1-(3-Fluoro-4-Chlorophenyl)-2-[3-phenylisoquinoline-1-yl)thio]ethanone" Acta Cryst.  E 65(2009) o400.
  • T. Maiyalagan*, F.N. Khan, "Electrochemical oxidation of methanol oxidation on Pt-V2O5/C composite catalysts”,Catalysis Communications10(2009) 433.
  • T. Maiyalagan*, "Pt-Ru nanoparticles supported PAMAM dendrimer functionalized carbon nanofiber composite catalysts and their application to methanol oxidation”, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry,13(2009) 1561.
  • T. Maiyalaganand B. Viswanathan*"Catalytic activity of Pt /WO3 nanorod electrodes towards electro-oxidation of methanol”, Journal of Power Sources 175 (2008) 789.
  • S. MohanaRoopan,T.Maiyalagan, F.Nawaz Khan*, "Solvent Free Synthesis of Quinazolin-4(3H)-ones”,Canadian Journal of chemistry 86 (2008) 1019.
  • T. Maiyalagan*"Synthesis, Characterization and electro-catalytic activity of silver nanorods towards the reduction of benzyl chloride”,Applied CatalysisA340 (2008) 191. 
  • T. Maiyalagan*,"Synthesis and Electro-Catalytic Activity of Methanol Oxidation on Nitrogen ContainingCarbon Nanotubes Supported Pt Electrodes”,Applied Catalysis B Environmental89(2008) 286. 
  • T. Maiyalagan* "Electrochemical Synthesis, Characterization and Electro-Oxidation of Methanol on Platinum Nanoparticles Supported Poly (o-Phenylenediamine) Nanotubes”,Journal of power sources179(2008) 443.
  • T. Maiyalaganand B. Viswanathan*,"Fabrication, morphology and structural characterization of Tungsten oxide nanorods”,Material science an Indian journal 4(2007) 225.
  • M. Jambulingam, S. Karthikeyan*, P. Sivakumar, J. Kiruthika and T. Maiyalagan, "Characteristic studies of some activated carbons from agricultural wastes”,Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research 66(2007) 495.
  • T. Maiyalagan, B. Viswanathan* and U. V. Varadaruju, "Fabrication and Characterization of uniform TiO2 nanotubes nanotube arrays by sol-gel template method”,Bulletin of Material science 29(2006) 705 (The paper has been featured on the journal cover).
  • T. Maiyalagan, B. Viswanathan* and U. V. Varadaruju,"Nitrogen Containing Carbon nanotubes as Supports for Pt– Alternate Anodes for Fuel Cell Applications- (Research Trends)”,Fuel cells Bulletin 2(2006)15.
  • T. Maiyalaganand B. Viswanathan*,"Template Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes by Carbonization of Polyparaphenylene”, Indian Journal of Chemistry. Sec (A) 45A (2006) 182.
  • T. Maiyalagan, B. Viswanathan* and U. V. Varadaruju,"Electro-oxidation of Methanol on Pt supported TiO2 Nanotube ”,Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology6(2006) 2067.
  • T. Maiyalaganand B. Viswanathan*,"Template Synthesis and Characterization of Nitrogen containing Carbon Nanotubes”,Material Chemistry and Physics, 93(2005) 291.
  • T. Maiyalagan, B. Viswanathan* and U. V. Varadaruju, "Nitrogen Containing Carbon Nanotubes as Supports for Pt – Alternate Anodes for Fuel Cell Applications”,Electrochemistry Communications7(2005) 905.


  • Chemistry (B.Tech)

PhD opportunities
One or two positions available to work on the development of Nanomaterials for Electrochemistry Energy Conversion and Storagedevices. Interested candidates with master’s degree in Chemistry or related discipline can contact me for further information.

Dr. T. Maiyalagan
Research Associate Professor
Office R-36, 13th Floor, Central Library Building
SRM University, Kattankulathur 603 203.
Phone: (91) 8220322594