Dr.G. Maduraiveeran


Research Assistant Professor


  • M.Sc., (Chemistry) (2005) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Ph.D., (Chemistry) (2010) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (2011 - 2013)- The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2013 - 2015) - Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (2015 - 2017) - Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada
  • Research Assistant Professor (June 2017 - Till Date), Department of Chemistry & Research Institute, SRM IST, Tamil Nadu, India

Awards/Academic Fellowships Received

  • Research Fellow, Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai, India (2007)
  • Council of Scientific Industrial Research - Senior Research Fellowship, New Delhi, India. (2009)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, The Ohio State Universtiy, USA (2011)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Lakehead University, Canada (2013)
  • Emerging Scientist Award - Annual Research and Innovation Week, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada  (2014)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lakehead University, Canada (2015)
  • Third Place / NSERC-CIHR Category - Postdoctoral Fellow Presentation Competition, Annual Research and Innovation Week, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada (2015)
  • Synthesis of Advanced Functional Nanomaterials
  • Surface Chemistry of Nanomaterials
  • Design of Electrodes for Electrocatalysis and Electroanalysis
  • Electrochemical Sensor and Biosensor Platforms
  • High-temperature Gas Sensor Devices
  • Water Electrolysis & Fuel Cell Systems
  • Electrochemical Metal Dissolution

Group Leader: Dr. G. Maduraiveeran

  • R. Elakkiya - Research Scholar (Development of Low Cost Electrode Materials for Energy Conversion Systems)     
  • S. Muthukumaran, M.Sc., (Project Dissertation) SRM IST, Chennai (Ongoing)
  • Elizaba RA, M.Sc., (Project Dissertation) MCC, Chennai (Ongoing)
  • K.R. Arul Saravanan, B.Tech., (Internship) KSR CT, Tiruchengode (Completed, 2018)
  • R. Ramkumar, M.Sc., (Project Dissertation) SRM IST, Chennai (Completed, 2018)


  • NO Sensor and Sensor Systems, P. K. Dutta, C. Sun, G. Maduraiveeran,  US Patent 2015, 9,217,721. (Royalty from Spirometrix, USA,

Journal Publications

  • P. Kannan, S. Boopathi, R. Kumaran, M. Kundu, M. Sasidhran, G. Maduraiveeran*, Finely Tunable Morphology Controlled Synthesis of Spinel-Cobalt Oxide Nanostructures and Their Electrocatalytic Applications, Mater. Res. Bull. 2019, 111, 230-237.
  • P. Venkatachalam, K. Thangaian, G. Maduraiveeran, M. Kundu, and M. Sasidharan, Self-assembled Mesoporous Nb2O5 as a High Performance Anode Material for Rechargeable Lthium Ion Batteries, Mater. Res. Express 2019, In press. 
  • T. Kesavan, T. Partheeban, M. Vivekanantha, M. Kundu, G. Maduraiveeran*, M. Sasidharan, Hierarchical Nanoporous Activated Carbon as Potential Electrode Materials for High Performance Electrochemical Supercapacitor, Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2019, 274, 236-244.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, S. Boopathi, and A. Chen, High Temperature  Hydrogen Gas Sensor Based on Three-Dimensional Hierarchical Nanostructured Nickel-Cobalt Oxide, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2018, 16005–6014
  • W. Jin and G. Maduraiveeran*, Nanomaterials Based Environmental Sensing Platforms Using State-Of-The-Art Electroanalytical Strategies, J. Anal. Sci. Technol. 2018203, 117-123.
  • T. Kesavan, S. Boopathi, M. Kundu, G. Maduraiveeran*, M. Sasidharan, Morphology-Dependent Electrochemical Performance of Spinel-Cobalt Oxide Nanomaterials Towards Lithium-ion Batteries, Electrochim. Acta 2018, 283, 1668-1678.
  • R. Kumaran, S. Boopathi, M. Kundu, M. Sasidharan and G. Maduraiveeran*, Morphology-Dependent Electrocatalytic Activity of Spinel-Cobalt Oxide Nanomaterial for Direct Hydrazine Fuel Cell Application, New J. Chem. 2018, 42, 13087-13095.
  • N. Prabu, D. Jeyakumar, G. Maduraiveeran and M. Sasidharan, Surface Roughened Pt Decorated Pd Nanoparticle as Efficient Electrocatalyst for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, In Press (
  • G. Karunakaran, M. Kundu, G. Maduraiveeran, E. Kolesnikov, M. V. Gorshenkov, et al. Hollow Mesoporous Heterostructures Negative Electrode Comprised of CoFe2O4@Fe3O4 for Next Generation Lithium Ion Batteries, Micropor. Mesopor. Mat., 2018, 272, 1-7.
  • G. Karunakarana, M. Kundu, S. Kumari, E. Kolesnikov, M.V. Gorshenkov, G. Maduraiveeran, et al., ZnO/Cu2MgO3 Hollow Porous Nanocage: A New Class of Hybrid Anode Material for Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries, J. Alloys Compd2018763, 94–101. 
  • T. Kesavan,  N. Gunawardhana, C. Senthil,  M. Kundu, G. Maduraiveeran, et al., Fabrication of Hollow Co3O4 Nanospheres and Their Nanocomposites of CNT and rGO as High‐Performance Anodes for Lithium‐Ion Batteries, Chem.Select20183, 5502-5511. 
  • G. Karunkaran, G. Maduraiveeran, E. Kolesnikov, S.K. Balasingam, et al. Ascorbic Acid-Assisted Eco-friendly Synthesis of NiCo2O4 Nanoparticles as an Anode Material for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries, JOM-The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society2018 In Press.
  • W. Jin, J. Suc, S. Chen, P. Li, M.S. Moats, G. Maduraiveeran and H. Lei, Efficient Electrochemical Recovery of Fine Tellurium Powder From Hydrochloric Acid Media via Mass Transfer Enhancement, Sep. Purif. Technol2018203, 117-123.
  • M. Maruthupandy, M. Anand, G. Maduraiveeran, A.S.H. Beevi, R.J. Priya, Preparation and Exploration on the Electrochemical Behavior of Nickel Oxide Nanoparticles Coated Bacterial Nanowires, J. Clust. Sci201829, 483-492.
  • G. Maduraiveeran*, M. Kundu and M. Sasidharan, Electrochemical Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide based on Silver Nanoparticles via Amplified Electron Transfer Process, J. Mater. Sci201853, 8328–8338.
  • G. Maduraiveeran*, M. Sasidharan, V. Ganesan, Electrochemical Sensor and Biosensor Platforms based on Advanced Nanomaterials for Biological and Biomedical Applications, Biosens. Bioelectron2018103, 113-129.
  • G. Maduraiveeran*, R. Rasik, M. Sasidharan, W. Jin, Bimetallic Gold-Nickel Nanoparticles as a Sensitive Amperometric Sensing Platform for Acetaminophen in Human Serum, J. Electroanal. Chem2018808, 259-265.
  • Y. Xue, G. Maduraiveeran, M. Wang, S. Zheng and W. Jin, Hierarchical Oxygen-implanted MoS2 Nanoparticle Decorated Graphene for the Non-Enzymatic Electrochemical Sensing of Hydrogen Peroxide in Alkaline Media, Talanta2018176, 397-405.
  • N.M. Hossain, J. Wen, SK. Konda, G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Electrochemical and FTIR Spectroscopic Study of CO2 Reduction at a Nanostructured Cu/reduced Graphene Oxide Thin Film, Electrochem. Commun., 201782, 16.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, W. Jin and M. Sasidharan, Nanomaterials Based Electrochemical Environmental Sensor Platforms, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (Germany), 2017, ISBN-13: 978-620-2-02232-3
  • M. Maruthupandy, M. Anand, G. Maduraiveeran, ASH Beevi and R.J. Priya, Fabrication of CuO Nanoparticles Coated Bacterial Nanowire Film for a High-Performance Electrochemical Conductivity, J. Mater. Sci., 201752, 10766.
  • G Maduraiveeran, B. Mao and A. Chen, Enhanced Activity of Nanostructured Cobalt Particles for Electrochemical Water Oxidation, J. Electrochem20173, 22. (Special Issue)
  • W. Jin and G. Maduraiveeran*, Electrochemical Detection of Chemical Pollutants based on Gold Nanomaterials, Trends Environ. Anal. Chem201714, 28-36.
  • G. Maduraiveeran* and W. Jin, Nanomaterials Based Electrochemical Sensor and Biosensor Platforms for Environmental Applications, Trends Environ. Anal. Chem201713, 10-23. (Most Cited Paper)
  • G. Maduraiveeran* and R. Ramaraj, Gold Nanoparticles Based Sensing Platform of Hydrazine, Sulfite and Nitrite for Food Safety and Environmental Monitoring, J. Anal. Sci. Technol20178, 14. (Featured Article)
  • G. Maduraiveeran, Z. Liu and A. Chen, Design and Electrochemical Study of Platinum-Based Nanomaterials for Sensitive Detection of Nitric Oxide in Biomedical Applications, Nanomaterials 20166, 211 (1-16).
  • G. Maduraiveeran* and R. Ramaraj, Enhanced Sensing of Mercuric Ions Based on Dinucleotide Functionalized Silver Nanoparticles, Anal. Methods20168, 7966-7971.
  • B.R. Adhikari, G. Maduraiveeran, H. Schraft, A. Chen, Simultaneous and Sensitive Detection of Acetaminophen and Valacyclovir based on Two Dimensional Graphene Nanosheets, J Electroanal. Chem2016780, 241-248.
  • M. Maruthupandy, M. Anand, G. Maduraiveeran, et al. Investigation on the Electrical Conductivity of ZnO Nanoparticles-Decorated Bacterial Nanowires, Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 20167, 045011.
  • G Maduraiveeran, and A. Chen, Enhanced Sensing of Nitric Oxide using a Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified with a Nanocomposite  Consisting of Platinum-Tungsten Nanoparticles, Reduced Graphene Oxide and an Ionic Liquid, Microchemica Acta 2016183, 2879-2887.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, B. Mao and A. Chen, Novel Cobalt Quantum Dot/Graphene Nanocomposites As Highly Efficient Electrocatalysts For Water Splitting, Nanoscale20168, 1485–1492.
  • M. Maruthupandy, M. Anand, G. Maduraiveeran, et al. Electrical Conductivity Measurements of Bacterial Nanowires From Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol20156, 45007-45014.
  • B.-R. Adhikari, G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Carbon Nanomaterials Based Electrochemical Sensors/Biosensors for the Sensitive Detection of Pharmaceutical and Biological Compounds, Sensors201515, 22490-22508.
  • W. Alammari, G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Modification of TiO2 Nanotubes with PtRu/Graphene Nanocomposites for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction, ChemElectroChem20152, 2041-2047.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, T. Lafleur, B.-R. Adhikari and A. Chen, Electrochemical Sensor Based on Carbon Nanotubes for the Simultaneous Detection of  Phenolic Pollutants, Electroanalysis201527, 902-909.
  • B.-R. Adhikari, G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Sensitive Detection of Acetaminophen with Graphene-Based Electrochemical Sensor, Electrochimica Acta2015162, 198-204.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, M. Amiri and A. Chen, Au nanoparticle/Graphene Nanocomposite as a Platform for the Sensitive Detection of NADH in Human Urine, Biosens. Bioelectron201566, 474-480.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Simultaneous Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticle/Graphene Nanocomposite for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction, J. Power Sources 2015274, 928-936.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, B.-R. Adhikari and A. Chen, Nanomaterials-Based Electrochemical Detection of Chemical Contaminants, RSC Adv., 20144, 63741-63760.
  • C.W. Chang, G. Maduraiveeran, J.C. Xu, G.W. Hunter and P.K. Dutta, Design, Fabrication, and Testing of MEMS-based Miniaturized Potentiometric Nitric Oxide Sensors, Sens. Actuators B: Chemical 2014204, 183-189.
  • C. Sun, G. Maduraiveeran and P.K. Dutta, Nitric Oxide Sensors Using Combination of p- and n-type Semiconducting Oxides and  its  Application for Detecting NO in Human Breath, Sens. Actuators B: Chemical 2013186, 117-125.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Silver Nanoparticles Embedded in Functionalized Silicate Sol-Gel Network Film as Optical Sensor for the Detection of Biomolecules, J. Anal. Chem201368, 241-248.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, P. Manivasakan and R. Ramaraj, Silver Nanoparticles Embedded Three Dimensional Silicate Sol-Gel Matrix Modified Electrode for Sensor Application, Int. J. Nanotech20118, 925-934.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Silver Nanoparticles Embedded in Amine-Functionalized Silicate Sol-Gel Network Assembly for Sensing Cysteine, Adenosine and NADH, J. Nanopart. Res201113, 4267-4276.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, V. Tamilmani and R. Ramaraj, Silver Quantum Dots for Selective Detection of Mercuric Ions, Curr. Sci. 2011100, 199-204.
  • R. Ramaraj and G. Maduraiveeran, Metal Nanoparticles Embedded Polymer Matrix Modified Electrodes for Direct Electrocatalysis and Electrochemical Sensor,  in “Nanostructured Materials for Electrochemical Biosensors”, S.-M. Chen (Editor), NOVA Publishers, NY, USA, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-60741-706-4.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Potential Sensing Platform of Silver Nanoparticles Embedded Silicate Shell for Nitroaromatic Compounds, Anal. Chem200981, 7552-7560.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, A Facile Electrochemical Sensor Designed from Gold Nanoparticles Embedded in Three-Dimensional Sol-Gel Network for Concurrent Detection of Toxic Chemicals, Electrochem. Commun20079, 2051-2055.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Gold Nanoparticles Embedded in Silica Sol-Gel Matrix as an Amperometric Sensor for Hydrogen Peroxide, J. Electroanal. Chem2007608, 52-58. (HOT ARTICLE)
  • M.Sc., Advanced Electrochemistry (17CY3EA)
  • B.Tech: Chemistry (15CY101)
  • B.Tech: Environmental Principle Sciences (15CY102)
Interested students with M.Sc. Chemistry/Material Science for graduate studies are welcome to send resume to Dr. G. Maduraiveeran by e-mail or contact me. 
Candidates for summer research, honours thesis and postdoctoral research are also welcome to send your resume by email.

I thank all applicants for your interests in advance.


Dr. G. Maduraiveeran
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry & 
Research Institute 
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (Formerly known as SRM University)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu-603 203, India
Office Location: Ground Floor, Room No: RB 002
Sir CV Raman Block (New Research Building (Besides of Biotech. Engineering Building))