Anjanapura V. Raghu0000-0003-0299-7409
Anjanapura V. Raghu received his Ph.D. degree in polymer chemistry from the Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India, under the guidance of Professor T. M. Aminabhavi, India, and he served as a Postdoc at the Department of Chemistry, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Republic of Korea. Raghu serves as an Assistant Professor at the Center for Emerging Technology, Jain University, Bangalore, India. Raghu worked at the R&D Fuel Cell Division of Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, India, 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 received two projects: (1) VGST, Government of Karnataka, under the Seed Money for Young Scientist Scheme, in 2012, and (2) 3‐year project sponsored by BRNS, Government of India, in 2013. He has given many invited talks at national conferences and Educational Institutes. He has published about 30 research articles in reputed journals, 34 conference proceedings, and one review article. He acts as a Potential Reviewer for various Journals like ACS Nano, Carbon, Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Applied Polymer Science. He has guided for ten M.S. degree students for their project work. Recently one of Raghu’s Ph.D. students became Senior Research Fellow, CSIR, India.
Biography Updated on 19 April 2014