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Dr. S. Anandakumar



Associate Professor


  •   Nano-hybrid coatings and composites
  •   POSS-epoxy hybrids
  •   antifouling coatings
  •   Targeted Drug Deliver

I have completed PhD at the age of 28 years from Anna University and subsequently did postdoctoral studies from DeMont Fort University, UK and Institute of Polymer Composites of University of Minho Portugal. I was awarded Erasmus Mundus Fellowship to Visit Italy in 2010. I served as the Assistant Director of Centre for Entrepreneur Development (Overall activities), Anna University a premier organization. I have published more than 50 papers in reputed journals and have contributed eight book chapters for international publishers like CRC (USA), Apple Academic Press (USA), Wiley (Germany) and have also served as an editor for the book "Eco-friendly Nano-Hybrid Materials for Advanced Engineering Applications. Presently I serve as Editorial executive in Science Progress Journal by SAGE Publishers. I have completed several national and international projects funded by DST, DRDO and Anna University. I received "Active Researcher Award for the year 2014 from His Excellency (Late) Dr. A P J Kalam for my outstanding contribution in nano-hybrid coatings and composites. My research team won the Runners-up Award for technology Innovation in Nano-materials from Honorable Central Minister Anandh Kumar in the year 2015. I supervised four PhD students who have received Doctoral Degree in science and Humanities. I am the reviewer for several international journals viz, Chemistry of Materials, Progress in Organic Coatings, Electrochemical Acta, Polymer Composites etc., I have been acting as consultant for an American Company for their new product development. I was a member of American Nono-Society and an active member of Society for polymer Science, Chennai.


Course Name Year of Study College of Study Specialization
B.Sc 1989-1992 Voorhees College, Vellore, University of Madras General Chemistry
M.Sc 1992-1994 C Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam, Arcot, Vellore, University of Madrs General Chemistry
Ph.D 1996-2001 Anna University chennai Polymer Coatings and Composites
Short-Term visiting Research Aug -Oct De-Mont Fort University, leicester, UK Biocide Loaded Nano-Zeolite Hybrod Antifouling Coatings
Post-Doctoral Research Aug -July Institute of Polymer Composites, University of Minho, Portugal POSS-Epoxy Nano-Hybrid Flame and Fouling Resistant Coatings