Raghu V. Anjanapura

Jain University, India


Raghu V. 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; later he joined Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, India, as a Manager at Fuel Cell Division, in the areas of polymer membranes for fuel cells, before joining the Center for Emerging Technologies, Jain University, Bangalore, India, as an Associate Professor. 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, photocatalyst, 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. He received Seed Money for Young Scientist award from VGST, GoK. At present, he is working on BRNS, DAE, GoI, sponsored funding project. 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. He is Editorial Board Member of 6 international journals. He also received many OS reviewer certificates from Elsevier [Material Science and Engineering: B, Carbon, Materials Letters, Materials Science and Engineering: C, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Journal of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, and Journal of Solid State Chemistry]. He acts as a Potential Reviewer for more than 50 reputed international journals such as ACS Nano, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Carbon, Nanoscale, Chemical Engineering Journal, and Journal of Applied Polymer Science. He has supervised numerous graduate research students on their projects and thesis.

Biography Updated on 16 December 2016

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