Dr. Subramanyan Vasudevan
Dr. S. Vasudevan, did his Masters in 1988 and Ph.D in 1995 from Alagappa University, Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu, India). After a post-doc at the CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, he joined in the same institute and currently as Principal Scientist. He has been working in diverse areas of electrochemistry for the past 20 years. His research primarily focused on the areas of electrochemical water treatment, hydrogen generation by water electrolysis, synthesis of electro-inorganic chemicals, electrochemical waste management, electro-catalysis, magnesium batteries. Dr. Vasudevan published more than 80 research papers in reputed peer reviewed journals and written seven book chapters. He has presented more than 80 research papers in national & international symposia and delivered more than 40 invited lectures, keynote address in many occasions both in India & abroad. He is serving as associate editor and editorial board member for different international journals including Nature publications. As an outcome of his innovative research, he has been granted with eleven Indian patents and one international patent. He has transferred five technologies to different industries that had great societal values. He was an Invited Professor at University of Paris (East), France in 2012. He is among the first Indian authors who contributed to the WILEY’s prestigious ULLMANN’S Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry (7th edition). Dr. Vasudevan is the recipient of several awards like best paper award, best import substitution award, best technology award, and per capita ECF award from different organizations. He has been conferred the "International Best Researcher" award by the International Science Congress Association in 2012, “Eminent Scientist Award” by Indian Society for ElectroAnalytical Chemistry in 2013 and “International Highest Publication Award” by the International Science Congress Association in 2014. He is the recipient of “MRSI Medal” by Materials Research Society of India. Dr. Vasudevan is a Fellow of International Science Congress Association (FISCA), International Congress of Chemistry and Environment (FICCE), Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science and Technology (FSAEST) and National Environmental Science Academy (FNESA).