Dr. Saravanakumar Balakrishnan is an Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Physics at Dr.Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, India. He is currently visiting CBU and will be working during May 2017 to August 2017 as a collaborative researcher in Dr. Martin Mkandawire research group in the area of design and analysis of Nanostructured materials for energy storage applications.
Dr. Saravanakumar Balakrishnan received his PhD degree in Physics from Gandhigram University, India in 2017. During his doctoral research, he designed different vanadium oxide based nanostructures and investigated its morphological and electrochemical richness towards supercapacitor device applications. His research interests are in the area of energy harvesting materials, Flexible energy storage devices, synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials. To date, he has published 13 publications in peer-reviewed international journals.