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Personal Details


T PREM KUMAR

Name

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T.Prem Kumar

Mobile

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9443909100

E-mail

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premlibatt@yahoo.com

Hobbies

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Football

Pastime

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Western country music and English language

Experience

  • Senior Principal Scientist
  • Central Electrochemical Research InstituteProfessor
  • India Section of the Electrochemical Society (USA) Consultant
  • CCTS Torpedo Project for the Indian Navy
  • Oflate consulting for Mahindra & Mahindra on lithium battery safety

Projects Handled

Projects handled

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worth Rs 17.6 crore

Research papers

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8

Review articles

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105

Book chapters

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3

Book edited

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1

Guest commentary

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1

Patents

  • 4 World, US, Chinese
  • Taiwanese and European patents: 1 each

Achievements

  • Materials Research Society of India Medal winner (2009)
  • All-India 27th rank in the National Science Talent Search Examination (1973).
  • Member of Indian delegation to Tapiei for the Taiwan-India Bilateral Meeting on Energy Storage Devices (2010)
  • Expert Group on Demonstration Project on Hybrid and Electric Vehicles using
  • High Energy Density Lithium Secondary Batteries during the Commonwealth Games
  • 2010 formed by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (2010)
  • Member & Secretary, Expert Group on Battery Roadmap for India—selected by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India (2013–2014).
  • Contributor to the Rosarium Philosophorum (Words of Wisdom of the Philosophers) on Electrochemistry, an initiative by the Israeli Chemical Society (2020)

Designation

Retired as Chief Scientist, Head, Functional Materials Division.CSIR – CECRI, Karaikudi.

Specialised Area

  • New Synthetic Strategies for Materials
  • Materials synthesis and DSSCs fabrication
  • Bimetallic nano-alloys and nanoporous materials
  • Thin film Electro- chemical sensors (screen Printed) and gas sensors
  • Materials for Solid state batteries.
  • Materials for Lithium ion Batteries.
  • Fabrication of thin layer ceramics

Projects Completed

10 (DST, CSIR, DRDO and various private sponsors)

Publication

More than eighty publications in reputed journals like JACS, Chem Mater, JMC-A, Nanoscale, JPC, JPS, etc with good citations.

Thesis Guidance

M.Sc more than 25, M.Phil & M.Tech: 20, Ph.D: 12.