Raghu Anjanapura received his Ph.D. degree in Polymer Chemistry from the Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India, under the guidance of Professor T. M. Aminabhavi. Later, he worked as a Postdoc at the Department of Chemistry, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Republic of Korea, and as R&D Manager at Fuel Cell Division, Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, India, in the areas of polymer membranes for fuel cells, before joining as an Associate Professor at the Center for Emerging Technologies, Jain University, Bangalore, India. His main research interests are synthesis and characterization of various types of organic polymers, functional nanomaterials, hybrid nanocomposites for applications in PEMFC, pervaporation membrane separations, sensors, batteries, and carbon-based nanomaterials/waterborne polyurethanes for the electrical insulation applications. He has received several research grants in the areas of polymer chemistry, membranes, and nanotechnology. His current projects that he recently received are (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. He has given many invited talks at national and international conferences and educational institutes. He has published about 40 research articles in reputed journals, 45 conference proceedings, and one book chapter in one book. He acts as a Potential Reviewer for various reputed international journals such as ACS Nano, Carbon, Nanoscale, Chemical Engineering Journal, and Journal of Applied Polymer Science. He has supervised numerous graduate research students for their projects and thesis work.
Biography Updated on 2 February 2016