A. V. Raghu0000-0003-0299-7409
A. V. Raghu serves as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Materials Science and the Head of the Polymer Division at the Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research (PPISR), Bengaluru, India. Raghu received his Ph.D. degree in polymer chemistry from the Karnatak University, India, under the guidance of Professor T.M. Aminabhavi, India, and he served as a postdoc at the Department of Chemistry, the University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Republic of Korea. Raghu worked at the R&D Fuel Cell Division of Reliance Industries Limited, Mumbai, on the development of membranes for fuel cell applications. His main research interests are synthesis and characterization of various types of polymeric nanocomposite for PEMFC and pervaporation separation applications, synthesis of nanographene/GO-based waterborne polyurethanes for electrostatic charge applications, the synthesis and characterization of novel polymers for various applications, and the synthesis and antibacterial study of some novel indole derivatives. He has published about 26 research articles in reputed journals, 34 conference proceedings, and one review article. He acts as a Potential Reviewer for various journals like ACS Nano, Journal of Polymer Science Polymer Chemistry Part A, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Journal of Membrane Science, Carbohydrate Polymers, Polymer International, Macromolecular Research, Desalination, Polymer Engineering and Science, High Performance Polymers, Polymer Bulletin, Materials Science and Engineering B, and so forth.
Biography Updated on 2 August 2012