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Muralidharan M N

Address
 International School Of Photonics
 Cochin University of Science and
 Technology
 Cochin | Kerala | India

Phone
 +91-0484-2575848

Fax
 +91-0484-2576714
Email
 mnmuralidharan [AT] gmail.com
 mnmuralidharan [AT] cusat.ac.in
    Advisor
       Prof. P. Radhakrishnan

    Co-Advisor
       Prof. Thomas Kurian

    Area of Research
     
  Polymer Photonics



          Murali

Research Experience
 Staff Technical – IV (Sr. Scientific Assistant)
 Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology
 November 2008 - present

 Project Fellow
 International School of Photonics, CUSAT
 July 2007 – November 2008

 Project Fellow
 Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology
 December 2005 – July 2007

 Research Assistant
 NSS College, Ottapalam, Kerala
 March 2005 – December 2005

Topic of Research
 Polymer-nanocomposites for optical and electronic
 applications

Area of Interest
 Polymer Optical Fibres, Polymers for optical and
 electronic applications, Sol-gel synthesis and
 Aerogels, Molecular transport through membranes,
 Pre-ceramic Polymers, nanomaterials and
 polymer/nano composites

Academic Background
 M. Tech in Polymer Chemistry,  University of Calicut, Kerala, India.

 B. Tech in Industrial Chemistry,  University of Calicut, Kerala, India.

Achievements
 Awarded Senior Research Fellow, CSIR, India

Professional Associations
 Member, Society for Polymer Technologists

Publications:

Patents:

1 .  Indian Patent Application No. 526/DEL/2013

Journals:

1 . “ Tween80 modified graphene having improved processability for the fabrication of Supercapacitors ", M. N. Muralidharan, A Seema, M. M. Sajmohan, E. K. Sunny and K. R. Dayas ; Materials and Manufacturing processes (In press) (2013) .

2 . “ Effect of Cu and Fe on the electrical properties of Ni-Mn-Co-O NTC thermistor compositions ", M. N. Muralidharan, P. R. Rohini, E. K. Sunny, K. R. Dayas and A. Seema ; Ceramics International, 38, pp.6481-6486, (2012) .

3 . “ Design, Fabrication and Electrical characterization of high material constant Chip-in-Glass Thermal sensors ", M. N. Muralidharan, A Seema, E. K. Sunny and K. R. Dayas ; Proceedings of the 2012 1st International Symposium on Physics and Technology of Sensors, March 8-10, 2012, Pune, India .

4 . “ Optimization of process parameters for the production of Ni-Mn-Co-Fe based NTC chip thermisotrs through tape casting route ", M. N. Muralidharan, E.K. Sunny, K. R. Dayas, A. Seema and K.R. Resmi ; Journal of alloys and compounds, 509, pp. 9363-9371, (2011) .

5 . “ Photoluminescence and FTIR studies of pure and rare earth doped silica xerogels and aerogels ", M. N. Muralidharan, C A Rasmitha, R Ratheesh ; Journal of Porous Materials 16, pp. 635-640, (2009) .

6 . “ Pervaporation of alcohol-aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures through poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) membranes ", M. N. Muralidharan, S. Anil Kumar and Sabu Thomas ; Journal of Macromolecular Science Part A, 46, pp. 274-281, (2009) .

7 . “ Morphology and transport characteristics of poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate)/clay nanocomposites ", M. N. Muralidharan, S. Anil Kumar and Sabu Thomas ; Journal of Membrane Science, 315, pp. 147-154, (2008) .

8 . “ Crystallization and Oxidation resistance properties of boron modified Silicon Oxycarbides derived from polymeric precursors by sol-gel method ", M. N. Muralidharan, N C Pramanik, P A Abraham, K Stanly Jacob and N Rani Panicker ; Materials Letters, 62, pp. 2547-2550, (2008) .

9 . “ Pervaporation of Chloroform-Acetone mixtures through DCP crosslinked Poly(ethylene-co-vinylacetate) membranes ", M. N. Muralidharan and S. Anil Kumar ; Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 12, pp. 441-446, (2005) .

10 . “ Permeation of chlorinated hydrocarbon vapors through poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) membranes ", S. Anil Kumar, M. N. Muralidharan, M. G. Kumaran and Sabu Thomas ; Polymers and Polymer Composites, 16, pp. 283-290, (2008) .

11 . “ Microwave oven for rapid determination of total solids content of natural rubber latex ", Z.P. Hamza, K.F. Anna Dilfi, M. N. Muralidharan and T. Kurian ; International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 57, pp. 918-923, (2008) .

12 . “ Permeation of oxygen and nitrogen gases through poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) membranes ", S. Anil Kumar, M. N. Muralidharan, M. G. Kumaran, Abi S. Aprem and Sabu Thomas ; International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 57, pp. 1104 – 1118, (2008) .

Conferences:

1 . “ Synthesis of Graphene through Green route and its application as transparent electrodes for Acoustic actuators ", Miby Thomas, M. N. Muralidharan and A. Seema ; Indo-US Workshop on Nanostructured Electronic Materials: Challenges & Relevance to Electronics & Energy Research, March 08-11, 2013, Thrissur, Kerala, India .

2 . “ Effect of Process parameters on the Electrochemical Characteristics of Graphene Supercapacitors ", M. Divya, M. N. Muralidharan, E. K. Sunny, K. R. Dayas and A. Seema ; Indo-US Workshop on Nanostructured Electronic Materials: Challenges & Relevance to Electronics & Energy Research, March 08-11, 2013, Thrissur, Kerala, India .

3 . “ Photomechanical actuation of Styrene – Isoprene – Styrene block copolymer/ graphene nanocomposites ", Deepthi Ushus, M.N. Muralidharan, E.K. Sunny and A. Seema ; National Seminar on Recent advances in Polymer Science and Technology, June 23, 2012, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India .

4 . “ Preparation and characterization of Graphene/PDMS nanocomposites ", C. Rahima, M.N. Muralidharan, M. Divya and A. Seema ; National Seminar on Recent advances in Polymer Science and Technology, June 23, 2012, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India .

5 . “ Design, Fabrication and Electrical characterization of high material constant Chip-in-Glass Thermal sensors ", M. N. Muralidharan, A Seema, E. K. Sunny and K. R. Dayas ; 1st International Symposium on Physics and Technology of Sensors (ISPTS-1), March 8-10, 2012, Pune, India .

6 . “ Sorption and Diffusion characteristics of aromatic hydrocarbons through Poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate)/clay nanocomposites ", M. N. Muralidharan, S. Anil Kumar, Thomas Kurian ; International Workshop on Polymer Rheology for East Asian Young Scientists, September 1, 2011, Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan. .

7 . “ Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene-PDMS Nanocomposite ", R. Manjari, K.R.Dayas, E.K.Sunny, A. Seema, M. N. Muralidharan ; National Conference on Nano Structured Materials and Nanocomposites (NCNM 2010), March 17- 18, 2011, Ottapalam, Kerala, India. .

8 . “ Preparation and characterization of graphene PTFE composite ", P.M. Manikandan, K.R.Dayas, E.K.Sunny, A. Seema & M. N. Muralidharan ; National Conference on Nano Structured Materials and Nanocomposites (NCNM 2010), March 17- 18, 2011, Ottapalam, Kerala, India. .

9 . “ Bulk synthesis of graphene by chemical route ", C. Rahima, M. N. Muralidharan, E.K. Sunny, K.R. Dayas & A. Seema ; National Conference on Nano Structured Materials and Nanocomposites (NCNM 2010), March 17- 18, 2011, Ottapalam, Kerala, India. .

10 . “ Lanthanum oxide doped nickel-manganite based NTC thermistors ", A.K. Sini, M. N. Muralidharan, A. Seema, K.R. Dayas ; International Workshop & Symposium on Synthesis and Characterization of Glass/Glass-ceramics (IWSSCGGC-2010), July 7-10, 2010, Pune, India. .

11 . “ Dispersion studies of Ni – Mn – Cr – Fe – Cu – O NTC thermistor material slips ", P.R. Rohini, M. N. Muralidharan, E.K Sunny, A. Seema, K.R. Dayas ; International Workshop & Symposium on Synthesis and Characterization of Glass/Glass-ceramics (IWSSCGGC-2010), July 7-10, 2010, Pune, India. .

12 . “ Synthesis and properties of high density polyethylene/ exfoliated graphite nanocomposites ", M. N. Muralidharan, A. Seema, E. K. Sunny, K. R. Dayas and R. S. Susmera ; International Conference on Advances in Polymer Technology (APT 2010), February 26-27, 2010, Kochi, Kerala, India .

13 . “ Synthesis and properties polydimethyl siloxane/fumed silica nanocomposites for high temperature adhesive applications ", A. Seema, M. N. Muralidharan, E. K. Sunny, K. R. Dayas and V. H. Sangeetha ; International Conference on Advances in Polymer Technology (APT 2010), February 26-27, 2010, Kochi, Kerala, India .

14 . “ Preparation of NTC thermistor powder through Self propagating High temperature Synthesis (SHS) ", K M Devadas, K R Resmi, M. N. Muralidharan and K R Dayas ; National Conference on Advanced Materials - Processing Characterization and Applications (NCAM 2009), August27-29, 2009 Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India .

15 . “ Non linear optical characterization of silver/PMMA nanocomposite films ", K. J. Thomas, S. Mathew, M. N. Muralidharan, V. P. N. Nampoori and P. Radhakrishnan ; International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics (Photonics 2008), December 13-17, Delhi, India .

16 . “ Excitation wavelength dependent fluorescence behaviour of CdS nano particles ", S. Mathew, Litty Mathew, John Thomas, Lyjo K Joseph, M. N. Muralidharan, V. P. N. Nampoori and C. P. G. Vallabhan ; International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics (Photonics 2008), December 13-17, Delhi, India .

17 . “ Fabrication and Characterization of Graded Index Polymer Optical Fibres ", K. N. Joseph George, M. N. Muralidharan, S. P. Sithara and P. Radhakrishnan ; All India Seminar on Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Technology, August 29-30, 2008, Kochi, Kerala, India .

18 . “ Preparation of Silicon-Boron Oxycarbides (SiBOC) For Oxidation resistance applications by sol-gel method ", M. N. Muralidharan, K Stanly Jacob, PA Abraham, R C Reddy, R Ratheesh and N C Pramanik ; National Conference on Smart Electroceramics, March 8-9, 2007, Thrissur, Kerala, India .

19 . “ Separation of aliphatic chlorinated hydrocarbon-acetone mixtures through EVA membranes using pervaporation technique ", M. N. Muralidharan and S Anil Kumar ; National Seminar on Recent Advances in Membrane Science and Technology, March 9-10, 2005, Nemmara, Kerala, India .

 
 
 
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