Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials for energy storage and bio-medical applications. Microwave approach to nanostructured conducting polymers, carbons and carbon nanotubes. Application of Green Chemistry principles to nanoscale synthesis and application.
Ph.D. Organic/Polymer Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania ,1992
M.S. Organic Chemistry, Southern Illinois University, 1986
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry, University of Madras, 1986