Dr.M.Sasidharan

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Education: 
Ph.D
Designation: 
Research Professor, HOD-Chemistry-Research
About: 

Dr. M. Sasidharan has joined Research Institute, SRM University in May 2012. He has 14 years post-doctoral experience in UK, Netherlands, Germany, and Japan and 7 year teaching experience as on May 2018.

Doctoral study - Ph.D:  National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, Maharashtra

Positions Held:

 1. December-1996 to December 1998: University of St.Andrews, Scotland, UK, KY16 9ST;

  Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory/Royal Institute of Great Britain, Albemarle Street, London, W1X 4BS

 2January-1999 to October 2000: Technical University of Delft, 2628 BL, Delft, The Netherlands: Degussa AG, Paul-Baumann Strabue 1, D-45764 Marl, Germany.   

 3JSPS Fellow (November 2000 to October 2002): Yokohama National University, Yokohama National University, Japan.

4. AIST Research Fellow (November 2002 – March 2005);  Tohoku AIST, Nigatake, Miyagino-ku, Sendai 983-8551, Japan

5. Toyota Central R&D Labs. Inc. (May 2005-2007), Aichi, Aichi-gun, 480-1192, Japan.

6. JSPS-Research Associate (May 2009 – May 2012); Faculty of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Saga 840-0047, Japan.

Teaching experience in India

Senior Lecturer (May 2008 – February 2009)-Crescent Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai, India.

Honors & Awards

Ø  1992: CSIR-UGC (NET) Junior Research Fellowship in Chemistry, CSIR, Govt. of India.

Ø  1994: CSIR-UGC (NET) Senior Research Fellowship in Chemistry, CSIR, Govt. of India

Ø  2002: JSPS Fellowship, Japan.

Ø  2004: AIST Fellowship, Japan.

Ø  2005: JST (Japan Science &Technology) Fellowship

     2009: JSPS Research Associate Fellowship 

He has Published more than 95 peer-reviewed international journal papers and 20 international patents (US, European, Dutch, and Japanese patents). One of the US Patent is currently commercialized in ExonMobil for phenol production.

Since March-2015, serving as Head-Chemistry-Research, Department of Chemistry. 

As Principal Investigator, he has recieved about  Rs. 12 Crores  funding from DST-Nano Misssion, DST-SERB, and Ministry 

Scholarships and Awards 

  • Talented scholarship from Tamil Nadu Government (1982-1985)
  • Lectureship Award (National Level Exam, India) (1990)
  • CSIR-Award, Govt. of India (1991)
  • JSPS-Award, Japan (September 2000)
  • JST –Award, Japan (March 2005)
  • JSPS-Research Associate (March 2009)
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Research Interests: 
  • Development of catalysts, electrocatalys specifically for “Electrochemical energy conversion and storage

  •  Synthesis of electrode materials, and electrolytes for Li-ion, Na-ion, and Metal-ion batteries as well as super capacitors.

  • Development of fuel-cell catalysis including ORR, HER, and OER.

  • Understanding material properties in terms of different crystal structures, coordination geometry of metals, effect of site-occupancy of metal cations, octahedral/tetrahedral voids, electronic band structures and their influence on ionic conductivity, electronic conductivity and overall transportation kinetics of metal ions.

  • Development of heterogeneous catalysts for green chemistry/sustainability and activation of small molecules like O2, H2, and CO2 through chemical and electrochemical means.

  • Exploration of new catalytic methodologies for activation of C-H, O-H, and N-H bonds through Green Chemistry concepts and preparation of value added fine chemicals/pharmaceutical intermediates using heterogeneous catalysis

  • Focus on homogeneous as well as organocatalysts for fine chemical synthesis. 

 

Funded Projects since 2014   (As a Principal Investigator)

  • Polymeric semiconducting graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) as an anode materials for next-generation Li-ion batteries: Synthesis, Characterization, Li-ion cell fabrication and testing

Funding body: DST Nano Mission, Govt. of India; 
Total Amount : Rs. 24.5 Lakhs

  • Advanced materials for hydrogen release/storage from biomass derivatives

Funding Agency: SERB-DST, Govt. of India;
   Total Amount :  Rs. 44. 7 Lakhs

  • Development of Electrode materials for high energy density Li-ion batteries and computational studies of solar absorber layers
  • Total Amount Rs. 1101.7  Lakhs

Funding Agency: Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India; 
 The following equipments were purchased from the above projects.
 
   

High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (JEOL)

Low-Wide angle X-ray Diffractometer (BRUKER)

Nitrogen Sorption Analyzer (Quandachrome)

Glove Box (MBRUN)

 

Gas Chromatography (Schimadzu)

Particle Size analyzer

Solar Simulator

Multi Channel Electrochemical Workstation with humidifier (BIO-LOGIC)

Electrode Vacuum Drying Unit (Buchi)

Auto-Film applicator (coating Unit)

Battery Cycler (Bio-Logic)

Rotary Evaporator (Heidolph)

RMuffle Furnace

Tubular Furnaces

Thermal Evaporator

Equipments through Funding

  • HRTEM
  • SAX-and WA-XRD
  • Quantochrome nitrogen sorption unit
  • Glove box
  • Battery cycler, and Electrochemical workstation
  • Solar simulator
  • High temperature tubular furnace
  • Vacuum Oven
  • Electrode coating doctor blade
  • Hot roll press to make calendar electrodes
  • Coin cell assembling and disassembling tools
  • Zeta and particle size analyzer
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Rotary Evaporator
  • High-vacuum thermal evaporation unit
Group: 

Group Members

  • Prof. M. Sasidharan, Professor & Head-chemistry-Research

Research Scholars

  1. C. Senthil senthil.c@res.srmuniv.ac.in  (Institute funded-SRF) Thesis Submitted

Thesis Title: Carbon Nitride based Functional Materials as electrodes for Li-ion Batteries.
Publication: TEN

  1. T. Kesavan  kesevan.t@res.srmuniv.ac.in  (CSIR-SRF)

Area of Research: Carbon based high energy density anode materials for Li ion Materials, supercapacitors

  1. S. Elavarasan (SRF); elevarasan.s@res.srmuniv.ac.in

Area of Research: Hydrogen release and Storage

  1. T. Partheeban (JRF); partheeban.t@res.srmuniv.ac.in

Area of Research: Oxide based high energy density cathode materials for Li-ion Batteries

  1. K. Kala (JRF) kala.k@res.srmuniv.ac.in

Area of Research: Hydrogen release and Storage

  1. M. Vivekanantha (JRF); vivekanantha.m@res.srmuniv.ac.in

Area of Research: Oxide  based high energy density cathode materials for Li-ion Batteries

  1. M. Ibrahim (international Student) (JRF); ibrahim.m@res.srmuniv.ac.in

Area of Interest: Organic Catalysis

  1. N. Prabu (Post Doctoral Fellow)

Area of Research: Non-Precious metal oxides and carbon based materials for electro-catalytic applications.

  1. R. Kumaran (Post Doctoral Fellow)

Area of Research: Polymer composites for EMI applications
Metal oxides and Ferrite based materials for Electro-catalytic applications
 
 

Publications: 

Publications

  1. Electrochemical detection of hydrogen peroxide based on silver nanoparticles via amplified electron transfer process, G Maduraiveeran, M Kundu, M Sasidharan, Journal of Materials Science 2018, 53, 8328-8338.     
  2. Solvothermally synthesized Ti-rich LiMnTiO 4 as cathode material for high Li storage
    T Kesavan, C Senthil, M Sasidharan, Journal of Materials Science, 2018, 53, 4406-4416.
  3. N-rich graphitic carbon nitride functionalized graphene oxide nanosheet hybrid as anode for high performance lithium-ion batteries, S Chenrayan, K Thangaian, A Bhaumik,
    S Manickam, Materials Research Express, 2018, 165, B3046-B3053.
  4. Gold Nanoparticles-Thiol-Functionalized Reduced Graphene Oxide Coated Electrochemical Sensor System for Selective Detection of Mercury Ion, NR Devi, M Sasidharan, AK Sundramoorthy, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 2018, 165 (8), B3046-B3053.
  5. Bimetallic gold-nickel nanoparticles as a sensitive amperometric sensing platform for acetaminophen in human serum, G Maduraiveeran, R Rasik, M Sasidharan, W Jin, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2018, 808, 259-265.                
  6. Electrochemical sensor and biosensor platforms based on advanced nanomaterials for biological and biomedical applications, G Maduraiveeran, M Sasidharan, V Ganesan, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2017, 103, 113-129.      
  7. MnO2 nanorods/SiO2 sphere coated on single-wall carbon nanotubes as supercapacitor electrode for high energy storage applications, ZS Iro, C Subramani, T Kesavan, SS Dash, M Sasidharan, Materials Research Express, 2017, 4, 124004.
  8. Nitrogen Rich Carbon Coated TiO2 Nanoparticles as Anode for High Performance Lithium-ion Battery, C Senthil, T Kesavan, A Bhaumik, M Yoshio, M Sasidharan, Electrochimica Acta, 2017, 255, 417-427.
  9. Ultrathin MoS2 sheets supported on N-rich carbon nitride nanospheres with enhanced lithium storage properties, S Chenrayan, KS Chandra, S Manickam, Applied Surface Science 2017, 410, 215-224.
  10. Fabrication of anodized Li [Ni1/3Co1/3Mn1/3] O2 as cathode to enhanced the capacities for energy storage and conversion device RM Gnanamuthu, M Sasidharan, K Vediappan, S Mohan, CW Lee, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2017, 708, 932-937
  11. Direct synthesis of solid and hollow carbon nanospheres over NaCl crystals using acetylene by chemical vapour deposition, SC Kishore, S Anandhakumar, M Sasidharan, Applied Surface Science, 2017, 400, 90-96.
  12. NASICON type ordered mesoporous lithium-aluminum-titanium-phosphate as electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries, P Bhanja, C Senthil, AK Patra, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2017, 240, 57-64
  13. A Highly Ordered N-Rich Functionalized Mesoporous Material for CO2 Storage Application P Bhanja, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2016, 16, 9223-9230.
  14. An efficient mesoporous carbon nitride (gC 3 N 4) functionalized Pd catalyst for carbon–carbon bond formation reactions, S Elavarasan, B Baskar, C Senthil, P Bhanja, A Bhaumik, P Selvam, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 49376-49386.
  15. Micelle-templated synthesis of Pt hollow nanospheres for catalytic hydrogen evolution, M Sasidharan, P Bhanja, C Senthil, A Bhaumik, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 11370-11377.
  16. Highly efficient Au hollow nanosphere catalyzed chemo-selective oxidation of alcohols, M Sasidharan, S Anandhakumar, P Bhanja, A Bhaumik, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2016, 411, 87-94.
  17. Self-degrading niosomes for encapsulation of hydrophilic and hydrophobic drugs: an efficient carrier for cancer multi-drug delivery, V Sharma, S Anandhakumar, M Sasidharan, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2015, 56, 393-400.
  18. Fabrication of ZnO Hollow Nanospheres and Their Electrochemical Reactivity in Lithium Ion Batteries (LIBs), M Sasidharan, C Senthil, V Yepuri, D Kuchimanchi, N Gunawardhana, Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, 2015, 10, 135-139.
  19. The dual role of micelles as templates and reducing agents for the fabrication of catalytically active hollow silver nanospheres, M Sasidharan, C Senthil, V Kumari, A Bhaumik, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 733-736.
  20. Mesoporous BaTiO 3@ SBA-15 derived via solid state reaction and its excellent adsorption efficiency for the removal of hexavalent chromium from water, V Kumari, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 1924-1932.
  21. Nickel/carbon core/shell nanotubes: Lanthanum nickel alloy catalyzed synthesis, characterization and studies on their ferromagnetic and lithium-ion storage properties, JA Rajesh, A Pandurangan, C Senthil, M Sasidharan, Materials Research Bulletin, 2014, 60, 621-627.
  22. Fabrication of Al-Beta/Silicalite-1 Hydrophilic–Hydrophobic Zeolite Membranes, M Sasidharan, Y Kiyozumi, A Bhaumik, Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 2014, 14, 3062-3067.
  23. Tailor-made hollow silver nanoparticle cages assembled with silver nanoparticles: An efficient catalyst for epoxidation S Anandhakumar, M Sasidharan, CW Tsao, AM Raichur ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2014, 6, 3275-3281.
  24. Effects of the Mass Balance Ratio and the Cut-off Voltage on the Performance of a Graphite (KS-6)/TiO2 (Anatase) Energy Storing System N Gunawardhana, GJ Park, N Dimov, H Wang, M Sasidharan, AK Thapa, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci, 2014, 9, 195-205.
  25. Micelle templated NiO hollow nanospheres as anode materials in lithium ion batteries, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, C Senthil, M Yoshio, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 7337-7344.
  26. Core–shell–corona polymeric micelles as a versatile template for synthesis of inorganic hollow nanospheres, M Sasidharan, K Nakashima, Accounts of chemical research, 2013, 47, 157-167.
  27. Novel and mild synthetic strategy for the sulfonic acid functionalization in periodic mesoporous ethenylene-silica, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2013, 5 (7), 2618-2625.
  28. Selective conversion of nitroalcohols to nitroolefins over sulfonic acid functionalized mesoporous SBA-15 material, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2013, 367, 1-6.
  29. α-Fe2O3 and Fe3O4 hollow nanospheres as high-capacity anode materials for rechargeable Li-ion batteries, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, M Yoshio, K Nakashima, Ionics, 2013, 19, 25-31.
  30. Synthesis of mesoporous hollow silica nanospheres using polymeric micelles as template and their application as a drug-delivery carrier, M Sasidharan, H Zenibana, M Nandi, A Bhaumik, K Nakashima, Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 13381-13389.
  31. 3D hexagonal mesoporous silica and its organic functionalization for high CO2 uptake, A Dutta, M Nandi, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, ChemPhysChem 2012, 13, 3218-3222.
  32. Nb2O5 hollow nanospheres as anode material for enhanced performance in lithium ion batteries, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, M Yoshio, K Nakashima, Materials Research Bulletin, 2012, 47, 2161-2164.
  33. Fabrication, characterization and catalytic oxidation of propylene over TS-1/Au membranes, M Sasidharan, AK Patra, Y Kiyozumi, A Bhaumik, Chemical engineering science, 2012, 75, 250-255.
  34. Handbook of Batteries Handbook of Batteries, 2002, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, H Noma, M yoshio, K Nakashima, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 2012, 85, 642-646.
  35. WO3 hollow nanospheres for high-lithium storage capacity and good cyclability, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, M Yoshio, K Nakashima, Nano Energy, 2012. 1, 503-508.
  36. α-MoO3 hollow nanospheres as an anode material for Li-ion batteries, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, H Noma, M Yoshio, K Nakashima, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 2012, 85, 642-646.       
  37. Synthesis of magnetic α-Fe2O3 and Fe3O4 hollow nanospheres for sustained release of ibuprofen, M Sasidharan, HN Luitel, N Gunawardhana, M Inoue, S Yusa, T Watari, Materials Letters, 2012, 73, 4-7.   
  38. CeO2 hollow nanospheres as anode material for lithium ion batteries, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, M, Yoshio, K Nakashima, Chemistry letters, 2012, 41, 386-388.
  39. Performance of a graphite (KS-6)/MoO3 energy storing system, N Gunawardhana, GJ Park, AK Thapa, N Dimov, M Sasidharan, Journal of Power Sources, 2012, 203, 257-261.
  40. New mesoporous magnesium–aluminum mixed oxide and its catalytic activity in liquid phase Baeyer–Villiger oxidation reaction, M Paul, N Pal, J Mondal, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Chemical engineering science, 2012, 71, 564-572.
  41. Novel LaBO3 hollow nanospheres of size 34±2 nm templated by polymeric micelles, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, HN Luitel, T Yokoi, M Inoue, S Yusa, Journal of colloid and interface science, 2012, 370, 51-57.
  42. Organic–inorganic hybrid porous aerogel: efficient catalyst in transesterification reactions, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Journal of sol-gel science and technology, 2012, 61, 367-373.
  43. Novel Hybrid Capacitor Composing a Hollow Titania Nanosphere Anode and a KS-6 Cathode, N Gunawardhana, M Sasidharan, M Yoshio, International Proceedings of Computer Science and Information Technology, 2012, 56, 58.
  44. Synthesis of ZnO hollow nanospheres and their electrochemical reactivity for lithium-ion batteries, S Manickam, N Gunawardhana, M Yoshio, International Proceedings of Computer Science and Information Technology,  2012, 56, 64.
  45. La2O3 hollow nanospheres for high performance lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, M Inoue, S Yusa, M Yoshio, Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 3200-3202.
  46. V2O5 hollow nanospheres: A lithium intercalation host with good rate capability and capacity retention, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, M Yoshio, K Nakashima, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2012, 159, A618-A621.
  47. Synthesis of Ti–β zeolite membrane over porous α–alumina tubular support, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, NISCAIR Online Periodicals, 2012, 1080-1084.
  48. Novel MoO3 and WO3 hollow nanospheres assembled with polymeric micelles, J Liu, M Sasidharan, D Liu, Y Yokoyama, S Yusa, K Nakashima, Materials Letters, 2012, 66, 25-28.
  49. Microwave assisted rapid conversion of carbohydrates into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural catalyzed by mesoporous TiO2 nanoparticles, S Dutta, S De, AK Patra, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, B Saha, Applied Catalysis A: General, 2011, 409, 133-139.
  50. Suppression of lithium deposition at sub-zero temperatures on graphite by surface modification, N Gunawardhana, N Dimov, M Sasidharan, GJ Park, H Nakamura, Electrochemistry Communications, 2011, 13, 1116-1118.
  51. Titanium silicates as efficient catalyst for alkylation and acylation of silyl enol ethers under liquid-phase conditions, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2011, 346, 87-93.
  52. Micelles of poly (styrene-b-2-vinylpyridine-b-ethylene oxide) with blended polystyrene core and their application to the synthesis of hollow silica nanospheres, D Liu, M Sasidharan, K Nakashima, Journal of colloid and interface science, 2011, 358, 354-359.
  53. Catalytic oxidation of cyclic ethers to lactones over various titanosilicates, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2011, 338, 105-110.
  54. Periodic organosilica hollow nanospheres as anode materials for lithium ion rechargeable batteries, M Sasidharan, K Nakashima, N Gunawardhana, T Yokoi, M Ito, M Inoue, Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 4768-4773.
  55. Novel titania hollow nanospheres of size 28±1 nm using soft-templates and their application for lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, M Sasidharan, K Nakashima, N Gunawardhana, T Yokoi, M Inoue, S Yusa, Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 6921-6923.
  56. Synthesis, characterization and application for lithium-ion rechargeable batteries of hollow silica nanospheres, M Sasidharan, D Liu, N Gunawardhana, M Yoshio, K Nakashima, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 13881-13888.
  57. Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of SnAPO-5 in hydrogenation reaction, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, NISCAIR Online Periodicals, 2011, 149-155.
  58. CoAPO-5-type molecular sieve membrane: synthesis, characterization and catalytic performance, M Sasidharan, Y Kiyozumi, A Bhaumik, Catalysis Science & Technology, 2011, 1, 255-259.
  59. Designing the synthesis of catalytically active Ti-β by using various new templates in the presence of fluoride anion, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2011, 13, 16282-16294.
  60. Novel synthesis of bifunctional catalysts with different microenvironments, M Sasidharan, S Fujita, M Ohashi, Y Goto, K Nakashima, S Inagaki, Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 10422-10424.
  61. Triazine functionalized ordered mesoporous polymer: a novel solid support for Pd-mediated C–C cross-coupling reactions in water, A Modak, J Mondal, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Green Chemistry, 2011, 13, 1317-1331.
  62. Regioselective epoxidation of different types of double bonds over large-pore titanium silicate Ti-β, M Sasidharan, A Bhaumik, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2010, 328, 60-67.
  63. Synthesis of Hollow Silica Nanospheres Templated by Micelles of Poly {styrene-b-[3-(methacryloylamino) propyl] trimethylammonium chloride-b-ethylene oxide}, J Liu, D Liu, S Manickam, Y Yokoyama, S Yusa, K Nakashima, Chemistry letters, 2010, 39, 584-585.         
  64. Incorporation of tin in different types of pores in SBA-15: synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity, M Sasidharan, Y Kiyozumi, NK Mal, M Paul, PR Rajamohanan, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2009, 126, 234-244.
  65. α-MoO₃ Hollow Nanospheres as an Anode Material for Li-Ion Batteries, M Sasidharan, N Gunawardhana, H Noma, M Yoshio, K Nakashima, Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process, 2007, 89, 995.
  66. In-situ polymerization of grafted aniline in the channels of mesoporous silica SBA-15, M Sasidharan, NK Mal, A Bhaumik, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2007, 17, 278-283.
  67. Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of Mesoporous Silica Functionalized with Alkyl‐Hydroperoxides, M Sasidharan, Y Kiyozumi, NK Mal, F Mizukami, Advanced Functional Materials 2006, 16, 1853-1858.
  68. Naked eye detection of cadmium using inorganic–organic hybrid mesoporous material, T Balaji, M Sasidharan, H Matsunaga, Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 2006, 384, 488-494.
  69. Optical sensor for the visual detection of mercury using mesoporous silica anchoring porphyrin moiety, T Balaji, M Sasidharan, H Matsunaga, Analyst, 2005,130, 1162-1167.
  70. Transesterification over various zeolites under liquid-phase conditions, M Sasidharan, R Kumar, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2004, 210, 93-98.
  71. Synthesis and characterization of microporous layered zirconium phenylphosphonate, NK Mal, M Sasidharan, M Fujiwara, Y Yamada, M Matsukata, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 2004, 154, 1153-1159.
  72. Reforming of n-hexane over Pt-tin silicalite-1, NK Mal, M Sasidharan, M Matsukata, S Sivasanker, AV Ramaswamy, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 2004, 154, 2403-2410.
  73. Modified TS-1 for shape selective phenol hydroxylation to hydroquinone, NK Mal, P Kumar, M Sasidharan, M Matsukata, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 2004, 154, 2618-2625.
  74. Titanium silicates for carbon–carbon bond formation reactions, M Sasidharan, R Kumar, Journal of Catalysis, 2003, 220, 326-332.
  75. Allylation of aldehydes catalyzed by zeolites under liquid phase, M Sasidharan, T Tatsumi, Chemistry letters, 2003, 32, 624-625.
  76. Highly Selective Catalytic Oxidation of Alkylbenzenes to the Corresponding Hydroperoxides, I Arends, M Sasidharan, S Chatel, RA Sheldon, C Jost, M Duda, A Kuhnle, Chemical Industries-New York-MARCEL DEKKER, 2003, 143-156.
  77. Selective catalytic oxidation of cyclohexylbenzene to cyclohexylbenzene-1-hydroperoxide: a coproduct-free route to phenol, IWCE Arends, M Sasidharan, A Kühnle, M Duda, C Jost, RA Sheldon, Tetrahedron, 2002, 58, 9055-9061.
  78. Direct formation of pinacols from olefins over various titano–silicates, M Sasidharan, P Wu, T Tatsumi, Journal of Catalysis, 2002, 209, 260-265.
  79. Epoxidation of α, β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds over various titanosilicates, M Sasidharan, P Wu, T Tatsumi, Journal of Catalysis, 2002, 205, 332-338.
  80. Surface acidity of Al-, Ga- and Fe-silicate analogues of zeolite NCL-1 characterized by FTIR, TPD (NH3) and catalytic methods, M Sasidharan, SG Hegde, R Kumar, Microporous and mesoporous materials, 1998, 24 (1-3), 59-67.
  81. Selective Oxidation of Phenols to Quinones with Hydroperoxides Catalyzed by Chromium Silicalite‐2, A Ramani, S Suresh, M Sasidharan, A Sudalai, BM Chanda, ChemInform Abstract, 1997, 28.
  82. Catalytic properties of the gallophosphate cloverite II. Gas-phase formation of ethyl-tert.-butyl ether, J Weitkamp, PP Knops-Gerrits, DE De Vos, EJP Feijen, PA Jacobs, Microporous Materials, 1997, 8, 1-101.
  83. Effect of various inorganic cations (Li, Na, K and Cs) and silica sources on the synthesis of the silica analogue of zeolite NCL-1 (Si-NCL-1), M Sasidharan, R Kumar, Microporous materials, 1997, 8, 43-47.
  84. Selective conversion of nitroalcohols into nitroolefinsover zeolite under heterogeneous conditions, M Anbazhagan, G Kumaran, M Sasidharan, Journal of Chemical Research, Synopses, 1997, 9, 336-337.
  85. Selective Fries rearrangement of phenyl acetate into hydroxy acetophenones catalyzed by high-silica zeolite NCL-1, M Sasidharan, R Kumar, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 1997, 105, 1197-1202.
  86. Zeolite-catalysed Selective Decomposition of Cumene Hydroperoxide into Phenol and Acetone, M Sasidharan, R Kumar, Journal of Chemical Research, Synopses, 1997, 2, 52-53.
  87. Synthesis, characterization and catalytic properties of ferri-and gallo-silicate analogues of zeolite NCL-1, M Sasidharan, R Kumar, Catalysis letters, 1996, 38, 245-249.
  88. Titanium silicate molecular sieves (TS-1 and TS-2) catalyzed Michael reaction of silyl enol ethers with α, β unsaturated carbonyl compounds, M Sasidharan, R Kumar, Catalysis letters, 1996, 38, 251-254.        
  89. Selective catalytic oxidation of benzylic alcohols to the corresponding carbonyl compounds with TBHP over CrS-2, NB Barhate, M Sasidharan, A Sudalai, RD Wakharkar, Tetrahedron letters, 1996, 37, 2067-2070.
  90. A facile and selective synthesis of β-keto esters via zeolite catalysed transesterification, BS Balaji, M Sasidharan, R Kumar, B Chanda, Chemical Communications, 1996, 707-708.
  91. Catalytic oxidation of ethers with H2O2 over zeolites, M Sasidharan, S Suresh, A Sudalai, Tetrahedron letters, 1995, 36, 9071-9072.
  92. Isopropylation of benzene with 2-propanol over high-silica large-pore zeolite: NCL-1, M Sasidharan, KR Reddy, R Kumar, Journal of Catalysis, 1995, 154, 216-221.
  93. Chromium silicalite-2 (CrS-2): an efficient catalyst for the direct oxidation of primary amines to nitro compounds with TBHP, B Jayachandran, M Sasidharan, A Sudalai, T Ravindranathan, Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, 1995, 1523-1524.

 

International Patents

  1. A. Kuhnle, M. Duda, U. Tanger, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, W. C. E. Isabella Arends, (Degussa AG). United States Patent and Trade Mark Office Granted Patent. Patent No. US6720462, (2005).
  2. A. Kuhnle, M. Duda, U. Tanger, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan (Creavis Gesllschaft für Technologie und Innovation MBH). United States Patent. Patent No. US20030083527, (2003).
  3. A. Kühnle, M. Duda, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, W. C. E. Isabella Arends, T. Schiffer, G. Fries, J. Kirchhoff (Creavis Gesellschaf für Technologie und Inovation MBH). Patent Cooperation Treaty Application. Patent No. WO0174742.
  4. A. Kühnle, M. Duda, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, W. C. E. Isabella Arends, T. Schiffer, G. Fries, C. Jost (Degussa AG). European patent. Patent No. EP1268367.
  5. A. Kühnle, M. Duda, U. Tanger, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, (Creavis Geslleschaft für Technologie und Innovation MBH). Patent Cooperation Teaty Application. Patent No. WO 01/074767 A1, (2001).
  6. A. Kühnle, M. Duda, U. Tanger, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, I.W.C.E. Arends, (Creavis Geslleschaft für Technologie und Innovation MBH). European Patent application, Patent No.  EP 1268417, (2002).
  7. A. Kuhnle, M. Duda, U. Tanger, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, I.W.C.E. Arends, (Creavis Geslleschaft für Technologie und Innovation MBH) Patent No. PCT/EP01/03288, (2002).
  8. A. Kuhnle, M. Duda, U. Tanger, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, I.W.C.E. Arends, (Creavis Geslleschaft für Technologie und Innovation MBH) Patent No. PCT/EP01/03289, (2002).
  9. A. Kuhnle, M. Duda, U. Tanger, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, I.W.C.E. Arends, (Creavis Geslleschaft für Technologie und Innovation MBH) Patent No.DE 10,015, 880, (2001).
  10. A. Kuhnle, M. Duda, U. Tanger, R. A. Sheldon, M. Sasidharan, I.W.C.E. Arends, (Creavis Geslleschaft für Technologie und Innovation MBH) Patent No. DE 10,015,874, (2001).
  11. T. Ikeda, K. Komura, F. Mizukami, S. Niwa, T. Yokoyama, T. Hanaoka, K. Sato, Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan, (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). US Patent Application. US 2007/0112189 A1, (2007).
  12. T. Ikeda, K. Komura, F. Mizukami, S. Niwa, T. Yokoyama, T. Hanaoka, K. Sato, Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan, (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). EP Patent Application. Patent No. EP 1 688 393 A1, (2006).
  13. T. Ikeda, K. Komura, F. Mizukami, S. Niwa, T. Yokoyama, T. Hanaoka, K. Sato, Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan,  (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan) Patent No. PCT/JP2004/017106, (2004).
  14. T. Kkeda, K. Komura, F. Mizukami, S. Niwa, T. Yokoyama, T. Hanaoka, K. Sato, M. Sasidharan, (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). Patent Treaty Applications. Patent No. WO05047182, (2005).
  15. Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan, T. Ikeda, F. Mizukami, (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). Patent No. JP145773, (2005).
  16. Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan, T. Ikeda, F. Mizukami, (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). Patent No. JP289735, (2005).
  17. T. Ikeda, K. Komura, F. Mizukami, S. Niwa, T. Yokoyama, T. Hanaoka, K. Sato, Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan, (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). Patent No. JP2003386809.
  18. T. Ikeda, K. Komura, F. Mizukami, S. Niwa, T. Yokoyama, T. Hanaoka, K. Sato, Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan,  (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). Patent No. JP2003387299.
  19. T. Ikeda, K. Komura, F. Mizukami, S. Niwa, T. Yokoyama, T. Hanaoka, K. Sato, Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan, (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). Patent No. JP2003435651.
  20. Y. Kiyozumi, Y. Hasegawa, M. Sasidharan, T. Ikeda, F. Mizukami, (Advanced Institute for Industrial Science and Technology, Japan). German Patent. Patent No. DE-602004036139.9; Patent application No. DE. 4818561.5.

Contribution to Books and Encyclopedia

  1. M. Sasidharan, S. Ananandhakuma, and S. Vivekananthan, “Polymeric Nanomaterials: Applications in Theranostics” Encyclopedia of Biomedical polymers and polymeric biomaterials, 2013.
  2. I.W.C. E. Arends, M. Sasidharan, S. Chatel, R.A. Sheldon, C. Jost, M. Duda and A. Kuhnle, Highly selective catalytic oxidation of alkylbenzenes to the corresponding hydroperoxides: In catalysis of organic reactions, Proceedings 19th ORCS conference, San Antonio, U.S.A, (ed. Morrell), Marcel Dekker, New York, USA, Chapter 13, pp. 143-156.

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Teaching: 

Handing Two Courses for M.Tech. Nanotechnology:

NT-2002: Nanoscale materials: Synthesis and Characterization

NT-2103 : Nanotechnology in Energy Conversion and Storage

 

Opportunities & Contact: 

Contact Address

Prof. M. Sasidharan,  Head-Chemistry (Research)

Energy Conversion, Storage, and Catalysis  Laboratory

SRM Research Institute, 13th Floor, Central Library Building, New Research Building, Ground Floor

 SRM University, Kattankulathur, Chennai-603203

Phone: 91-44-2741-7912; Fax: 91-44-2745-6702

E-mail: sasidharan.m@res.srmuniv.ac.in

          Sasidharan_sasidhar@yahoo.com

Opportunities

  • Ph.D posiitions are available for students with M.Sc Chemistry  with high pass percentage
  • Post-doc positions with Ph.D from batteries, electrocatalysis, fuel cell catalysis, and organic chemistry. Catalysis are desirable. For deserving candidates University Fellowship will be provided.