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Materials Science and Chemistry
Director and Professor, Center For Materials Science and Engineering

Kalathur SANTHANAM

 

PROFILE

Name: Dr. K.S.V. Santhanam

Affiliation: Director, Center For Materials Science and Engineering and Professor, Department of Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623; Tel: 585-475-2920; Fax: 585-475-2920; E-mail: ksssch@rit.edu

B.Sc(Hons), M.A., Ph.D. (SV Univ.), PDF: University of Texas at Austin (1964-67); University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1971-73).
Fellowships: National Institute of Sciences of India Fellow, 1963-64; University Grants Commission Scholarship, 1961-63
Ph.D. Thesis:
Awarded the best thesis of the year. The thesis was evaluated by Prof. P.J. Elving,
Prof. L. Meites and Prof. K.S.G. Doss for the degree.
Membership in Professional Societies: American Chemical Society, The Electrochemical Society, New Jersey, Life Fellow SAEST, Materials Research Society

Honors:
• Elected Full member Sigma Xi
• Elected Corresponding Member, SAXON Akademy, Germany
• Honorary Member American Biographical Institute (ABI)
• Member, Editorial Board, Bioelectrochemistry (Elsevier Publishers)
• Industrial consultant to Hydrogen-chlorine Fuel cells

Appointments
• Professor of Chemistry and Director, Center Material Science and Engineering, Rochester, NY from 2002-Present
• Visiting Professor of Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY from 2000-2002
• Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY from 1998-2000
• Visiting Professor of Chemistry, University of Guelph (Canada) in 1979
• Visiting Professor, University of Victoria (Canada) in summer months of 1982-89
Fellow-Senior Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay from 1968-1998.

Fuel Cell Contribution:
Set up a hydrogen-chlorine fuel cell and ran it for a period of about three weeks
successfully demonstrating an output voltage equivalent to the theoretical output.

Thesis
Guided several students for the Ph.D. degree on Electron transfer reactions, electrochemistry. and bioelectrochemistry. The thesis was evaluated by experts in the filed including Nobel laureates before the award.

Citations:
Several published papers have received citations above 200 in the literature.

List of Publications

K.S.V. Santhanam and A..P Madhavan Nair, Coulometric estimation of ferricyanides, Z. anal. Chem.(Leipzig), 169, 102 (1959)

K.S.V. Santhanam and V.R. Krishnan, Estimation of ascorbic acid by controlled ential coulometry, Anal. Chem., 33, 1493 (1961)

K.S.V. Santhanam and V.R. Krishnan, Coulometric oxidation of thiourea, Z. physik. chem.(NF), 34, 312 (1962)

K.S.V. Santhanam and V.R. Krishnan, Kinetics of auto-oxidation of ascorbic acid, Current Science 31, 282 (1962)

K.S.V. Santhanam and V.R. Krishnan, Coulometric oxidation of hydroquinones, Z. physik. chem.(NF), 39, 137 (1963)

K.S.V. Santhanam and V.R. Krishnan, Coulometric estimation of p-phenetidine, Z. anal. chem.(Leipzig) 202, 33 (1964)

N. Narasimha Chari, C. Ramana Rao and K.S.V. Santhanam, Physico-chemical studies on the stability of penicillin salts, Current Science, 34, 309 (1965)

K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, Chemiluminescence of electrogenerated 9,10-diphenyl
anthracene anion radical, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 87, 139 (1965)

K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, The electrochemical reduction of 9,10-diphenylanthracene, J. Am.Chem. Soc., 88, 2669 (1966)

K.S.V. Santhanam and V.R.Krishnan, Coulometric oxidation of catechol at a Pt. Electrode,Ind. J. Chem., 4, 104 (1966)

K.S.V. Santhanam, G. Sivaramiah and V.R. Krishnan, On a function "i X t" which characterizes an ideal coulometric process at controlled potential, J. Electrochem. Soc. (Japan), 34, 98 (1966 )

L.O. Wheeler, K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, Electron spin resonance spectra anion and of 9,10-diphenyl anthracene cation radicals, J. Phys. Chem.,.70, 404 (1966)
J. Phelps, K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, The electrochemical oxidation of aromatic hydrocarbons in methylene chloride, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 89, 1752 (1967)

K.S.V. Santhanam, L.O. Wheeler and A.J. Bard, Electrochemistry of organo- phosphorus compounds-I, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 89, 3386 (1967)

L.O. Wheeler, K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, Electron spin resonance spectra of 9-phenylanthracene and 9,10-diphenylanthracene anion radicals, J. Phys. Chem., 71, 2223 (1967)

K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, Electrochemistry of organo-phosphorus compounds, II
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 90, 1118 (1968)

S. Tatwawadi, K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, The electrochemical reduction of riboflavin in DMSO, J. Electroanalytical. Chem.,17, 411 (1968)

K.S.V. Santhanam and V.R. Krishnan, Coulometric estimation of phenylthiourea, thioglycollic acid and cysteine, Z. anal. Chem., 234, 256 (1968)

A.J. Bard, K.S.V. Santhanam, L.O. Wheeler and J.T. Maloy, Steric effects and the electron density of phenyl substituted anthracene and related compounds, Dis. Faraday Soc., 45,167 (1968)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemiluminescence of carbazole, Can. J. Chem., 47, 1355 (1969)

K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, Electrochemistry of organo-phosphorus compounds, III J. Electroanal. Chem., 25, 6 (1970)

M.K.V. Nair, K.S.V. Santhanam and B. Venkataraman, Electron spin resonance spectrum of imidazo-p-benzoquinone anion radical, Mol. Phys.,19, 585 (1970)

V.R. Baghat and K.S.V. Santhanam, A multipurpose electrochemical instrument, J.S.I.R., 30, 235 (1971)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemiluminescence of 5-cyanoindole, Z. Physic. chem., 248, 249 (1971)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Effect of magnetic field on electrochemiluminescence of carbazole, Can. J. Chem., 49, 3577 (1971)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electroreduction of heterocyclic compounds, Z. phys..Chem.(Leipzig), 250, 145 (1972)

K.S.V. Santhanam and P.J. Elving, Electrochemical redox pattern for nicotinamide species in nonaqueous media, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 95, 5482 (1973)

N. Periasamy, S.J. Shah and K.S.V. Santhanam, Magnetic field enhancement of electrochemiluminescence intensity, J. Chem. Phys., 58, 821 (1973)

M.K.V. Nair, K.S.V. Santhanam and B. Venkataraman, Spin density distributions in heterocyclic quinones, J. Mag. Res., 9, 229 (1973)
N. Periasamy and K.S.V. Santhanam, Studies on efficiencies of electro-chemiluminescence rubrene, Proc.Ind. Acad., 80A, 194 (1974) .

K.S.V. Santhanam, C.O. Schmakel and P.J. Elving, Nicotinamide-NAD sequence: Electrochemical & allied chemical behavior, Bioelectro chem. Bioenergetics, J. Electroanal., (2), 147 (1974)

C.O. Schmakel, K.S.V. Santhanam and P.J. Elving, Electrochemical redox pattern for nicotinamide and N'-methylnicotinamide, J. Electrochem. Soc., 121, 345 (1974)

K.S.V. Santhanam and P.J. Elving Redox pattern for purine and 6-substituted purines in
nonaqueous media, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 96, 1653 (1974)

C.O. Schmakel, K.S.V. Santhanam and P.J. Elving, Electrochemical redox pattern of 1-methyl nicotinamide and NMN, J. Electrochem. Soc., 121,1032 (1974)

C.O. Schmakel, K.S.V. Santhanam and P.J. Elving, Electrochemical redox patterns of NAD , NADP and deamino NAD, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 97, 5083 (1975)

R.D. Braun, K.S.V. Santhanam and P.J. Elving, Electrochemical oxidation in aqueous and non-aqueous medium of dihydropyridine nucleotides, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 97, 2591 (1975)

N. Periasamy and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemiluminescence of phenanthrene-d :A possible case of efficient triplet-triplet annihilation, Can. J. Chem., 53, 76 (1975)

N. Periasamy and K.S.V. Santhanam, The deuterium effect on electrochemiluminescence
efficiencies of anthracene and phenanthrene, Pramana, 5, 339 (1975)

N.C. Wickramasinghe and K.S.V. Santhanam, Formaldehyde in interstellar space
Nature, 259, 159 (1975)

N. Periasamy and K.S.V. Santhanam, Emission from excited triplet state during ECL , Chem. Phys.Lett., 39, 265 (1976)

F. Vaz and K.S.V. Santhanam, Radicals in electro-organic processes, Trans. SAEST, 11, 173 (1976)

B.B. Kulkarni and K.S.V. Santhanam, Magnetic field effect on the electrochemical reduction of metal ions-I, Trans. SAEST, 11, 89 (1976)

B. Banerjee, S.M. Chitre, P.P. Divakaran and K.S.V. Santhanam Polymerization and the solar neutrino problem, Nature, 260, 557 (1976)

N. Periasamy and K.S.V. Santhanam, Singlet fission in electron transfer reaction of tetracene anion and cation, Chem. Phys. Lett., 51, 442 (1977)
F. Vaz and K.S.V. Santhanam, Mixed system electrochemiluminescence involving nucleoside or nucleotide, Ind. J. Phys., 51B, 446 (1977)

K.S.V. Santhanam, N. Jespersen and A.J. Bard, Application of a novel thermistor mercury electrode to the study of changes of activity of an adsorbed enzyme on electrochemical reduction and oxidation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 99, 274 (1977)

G.H. Brilmeyer, A. Fujishima, K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, Photothermal spectroscopy, Anal. Chem., 49, 2057 (1977)

B. Banerjee, S.M. Chitre, P.P. Divakaran and K.S.V. Santhanam, Chemistry of the solar neutrino experiment, Astrophysics & space science, 48, 445 (1977)

F. Vaz, N.L.N. Sarma and K.S.V. Santhanam, Photochemical electron transfer mechanism in the quenching of FMN by TMPD, Solar Energy, 20, 13 (1978)

B.B. Kulkarni, N.S. Sundaresan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Adiabatic description of electron transfer reaction for electrochemiluminescence of 9,10-diphenylanthracene and the role of second triplet state, Trans. SAEST, 13, 329 (1978)

B.B. Kulkarni and V. Swayambunathan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Intermolecular energy transfer in electrochemiluminescence, J. Photochem., 9, 174 (1978)

N.S. Sundaresan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Anodic oxidation of quinol in the presence of
nicotinamide and NAD, Trans. SAEST, 13, 193 (1978)

K.S.V. Santhanam and W.R. Fawcett, Formation of stable dication in electrooxidation of malachite green, J. Electroanal. Chem., 109, 365 (1980)

Y.D. Chen, K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, Solution redox couples for electrochemical energy storage, J. Electrochem. Soc., 128, 1460 (1981)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Steady state concentration polarization by laser interferometry, Can. J. Chem., 59, 1933 (1981)

Y.D. Chen, K.S.V. Santhanam and A.J. Bard, Solution redox couples for electrochemical energy storage II, J. Electrochem. Soc., 129, 61 (1982)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Magnetic field effect on the growth of the diffusion layer at vertical electrodes during electrodeposition, J. Electrochem. Soc., 129, 1266 (1982)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Time resolved laser interferometric investigation of the growth of diffusion layer during an electrodeposition of pyrrole polymer, J. Electrochem. Soc., 130, 1114 (1983)

K.S.V. Santhanam and R.N. O'Brien, Mechanism of oxidation of organic molecules at polypyrrole modified electrode using laser interferometry, J. Electroanl. Chem., 160, 377 (1984)

R.N. O'Brien, N.S. Sundaresan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Anamolous electrochemical oxidation at an electrodeposited polycarbazole, J. Electrochem. Soc., 131, 2028 (1984)

K.S.V. Santhanam and R.N. O'Brien, Holographic interferometry on the electrodeposition of polycarbazole, Interfinish, 11, 225 (1984)

S.A. Ismail and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrobioluminescence of an earthworm, J. Electroanal. Chem. Bioelectrochem. Bioenergetics, 173 (12), 535 (1984)

N.S. Sundaresan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Surface enhanced chemiluminescence, Trans. SAEST, 19, 85 (1984)

S.A. Ismail, N.M. Limaye and K.S.V. Santhanam, A glowing earthworm electrode: An electron injection mechanism, J. Electroanal. Bioelectrochem. Bioenergetics, 192(14), 405 (1985)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Laser interferometry of pulsed galvanostatic deposition of polycarbazole, J. Electrochem. Soc., 132, 2613 (1985)

N.M. Limaye and K.S.V. Santhanam, Effect of Ca2+ on electrobioluminescence of an earthworm electrode, J. Electroanal. Chem. Bioelectrochem. Bioenergetics, 211 (15), 341 (1986)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrobioluminescence: A novel method for understanding bioluminescencet mechanisms, Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci., 97, 479 (1986)

N.M. Limaye and K.S.V. Santhanam, Secretory differences in electrobioluminescence of Lampito mauritii upon segmentary electron input, J. Electroanal. Chem. Biolectrochem. Bioenergetics, 213(17), 105 (1987)

R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Laser Interferometry of the electrodeposited polypyrrole on a polycarbazole anode: Bilayer conducting electrode, Mat. Chem. Phys., 18, 19 (1987)

R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrocatalysis of oxygen reduction at a polycarbazole electrode, Electrochim. Acta, 32, 1009 (1987)
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R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Concentration profiles in the electrodeposition of copper ferrocyanide by laser interferometry, Can. J. Chem., 65, 2009 (1987)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemical hydrodynamics in the magnetic field with laser interferometry, Electrochim. Acta, 32, 1679 (1987)

V.Sundaram, S. Aravamuthan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Photoexcited junction photoelectrochemical cell in a novel circular configuration: CdS//Ni and CdS//Ti bipolar
Junctions, Ind. J. technol., 25, 613 (1987)

N.M. Limaye and K.S.V. Santhanam, Evidence for two parallel mechanisms operating in the production of the excited state in electrobioluminescence of Lampito mauritii, J. Electroanal. Chem. Bioelectrochem. Bioenergetics, 253(19), 9 (1988)

A. Chande, N.M. Limaye and K.S.V. Santhanam, A firefly electrod: A physico-chemical model for the control of emission of light through ATP pump, J. Electroanl. Chem. Biolectrochem. Bioenergetics, 253(19), 21 (1988)

R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Laser interferometry of the electrochemical oxidation of Fe(II) in the presence of pyrrole, Mol Crystals & Liquid Crystals, 160, 103 (1988)

S. Madhavan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Structurally modified polymer of carbazole with specific catalysis in the electrooxidation of organic molecules, Mol. Crystals. Liquid Crystals, 160, 11 (1988)
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R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemical hydrodynamics in the magnetic field with laser interferometry-II, Electrochem. Acta, 32, 1679 (1989)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Concentration changes in alternating galvanostatic electrolysis during the deposition of a conducting polymer, Synthetic metals, 28, 27 (1989)

R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Laser interferometry of electroless deposition of
Copper selenide, J. Electroanal. Chem., 260, 231 (1989)

K.S.V. Santhanam and N.M. Limaye, Electrobioluminescence of cells extracted from Lampito Mauritii: Potentiality for application as a peroxide sensor, J. Electroanl. Chem. Biolectrochem. Bioenergetics, 276(22), 219 (1989)

K.S.V. Santhanam and N.M. Limaye, A proposed scheme for the activated bioluminescence of Lampito mauritii by ferrous ion injection, J. Electroanal. Chem. Bioelectrochem. Bioenergetics, 276(22), 231 (1989)

R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Onset of concentration profiles in laser interferometry in the oxidation of iodide at an electrodeposited polycarbazole electrode, Electrochem. Acta, 24, 493 (1989)

S. Aravamuthan, C. Levy Clement, S. Madhavan and K.S.V. Santhanam, n-MoSe grafted with polycarbazole for an extended life of the photoanode, J. Power sources, 32, 1 (1990)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemical hydrodynamics in magnetic fields with laser interferometry: Influence of paramagnetic ions, J. Applied electrochem., 20, 427 (1990)

K.C. Mandal and K.S.V. Santhanam, Studies of sub-band gap response of surface modified n-CdSe photoelectrodes, J. Mater. Sci., 26,2905 (1991)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Incorporation of In into copper selenide, J. Electrochem. Soc., 139, 434 (1992)

B.B. Kulkarni, V. Swayambunathan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Intermolecular energy transfer to riboflavin in electrochemiluminescence, J. Electroanal. Chem. Bioelectrochem. Bioenergetics, 342 (27), 141 (1992)

S.K. Haram, K.S.V.Santhanam, M. Spallart and C. Levy Clement, Preparation and analysis of Cu(II) Se thin films by electroless deposition on Cu, Mat. Res. Bulletin,27, 1185 (1992)

R.N. O’Brien, S. Madhavan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemical oxidation of dibenzocarbazole followed by laser interferometry: Formation of a new conducting film, J. Mater. Chem. (Royal Society of Chemistry, London), 2(9), 965 (1992)

K.S.V. Santhanam and N. Gupta, Conducting polymer batteries: Present and future, Trends in Polymer Sci., 1, 284 (1993)
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K.S.V. Santhanam, Differential pulse voltage bioluminescence for probing the cells of Lampito mauritii, J. Biolectrochem., 32, 211 (1993)

S.K. Haram and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electroless deposition of orthorhombic copper (I) selenide and its room temperature phase transformation to cubic structure, Thin Solid Films, 238, 21 (1994)

N. Gupta and K.S.V. Santhanam, Chemiluminescent electron transfer reactions of C60 anion radical: Energetics and spectral features, Chem. Phys., 185, 113 (1994)

R.B. Kawde, N.B. Laxmeshwar and K.S.V. Santhanam, Cyclic voltammetric oxidation of L-dopa at polycarbazole modified electrode: Evaluation of the cyclisation rate constant, J. Bioelectrochem. Bioenergetics, 34, 83 (1994)

N. Gupta and K.S.V. Santhanam, Exergonic electron transfer reaction between C60 anion and carbazole cation, J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., 2409 (1994)

R.B Kawde, N.B. Laxmeshwar and K.S.V. Santhanam, A selective sensing of dopa in the presence of adrenaline, J. Sensors & Actuators (chemical), 23, 35 (1995)

S.K. Haram and K.S.V. Santhanam, Photoelectrochemical response of orthorhombic and cubic selenides, J. Electroanal. Chem., 396, 63 (1995)

Leena Rao, N.S. Haram and K.S.V. Santhanam, Bioluminescence of coelomic cells activated by glucose: A novel biosensor, J. Biolectrochem. Bioenergetics, 40,59 (1996)

P.J. Britto, K.S.V. Santhanam and P.M. Ajayan, Carbon nanotube electrode for dopamine oxidation, J. Bioelectrochem. Bioenergetics, 41, 121 (1996)

P. Novak, K. Mueller, K.S.V. Santhanam and O. Haas, Conducting polymers for battery applications, Chem. Rev., 97, 207 (1997)

C. Levy Clement, M. Spallart, S.K. Haram and K.S.V. Santhanam, Chemical bath deposition of cubic copper (I) selenide and its room temperature transformation to orthorhombic phase, Thin Solid Films, 302, 12 (1997)

R. Prakash and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochromic window based on polyaniline, J. Solid state Electrochem., 2, 123 (1998)

V. Rani and K.S.V. Santhanam, Polycarbazole based electrochemical transistor, J. Solid state Electrochem., 2, 99 (1998)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Conducting polymers for biosensors: Rationale based on models, J. Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), 70, 1260 (1998)

N. Somanathan, K.S.V. Srinivasan, T. Ramasami, V. Rani, R. Prakash and K.S.V. Santhanam, Light emitting diodes using copolymers of poly(alkyl thiophenes), Macro ’98, 395 (1998)

P.J. Britto, K.S.V. Santhanam, A. Rubio, J.A. Alonso and P.M. Ajayan, Improved charge transfer at carbon nanotube electrode, Advanced Mater., 11, 154 (1999)

C. Downes, J. Nugent, P.M. Ajayan, C. Duquette and K.S.V. Santhanam, Efficient polymerization of anilin, Advanced Mater., 11, 1028 (1999)

J. Nugent, K.S.V. Santhanam, A. Rubio and P. Ajayan, Fast electron transfer
Kinetics on multiwalled nanotube microbundle electrodes, Nano Letters, 1, 77 (2001) (ACS pub.)

M. Croston, J. Langston, G. Takacs, T.C. Morrill, M. Miri, K.S.V. Santhanam and P. Ajayan, “Conversion of aniline to azobenzene at Functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes: A possible case of a nanodimensional reaction”, Int. J. Nanoscience, 1, 285, 2002. Special issue on “Recent advances in carbon nanotubes, nanostructured materials and devices”.

M. Croston, J. Langston, R. Sangoi and K.S.V. Santhanam, “Catalytic oxidation of p-toluidine at functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes”, Int. J. Nanoscience, 1. 277, 2002. Special issue on “Recent advances in carbon nanotubes, nanostructured materials and devices”.

V. Saxena and K.S.V. Santhanam, “Junction properties of Schottky diode with chemically prepared copolymer having hexythiophene and cyclohexylthiophene units”
Current Applied Physics, 3, 227 (2003)

M. Gordon, K.S.V. Santhanam, High product yield in a narrow column configuration of carbon nanotubes: A pathway for nanosynthetic machine. Proceedings - Electrochemical Society (2003), 2003-15(Fullerenes--Volume 13: Fullerenes and Nanotubes), 285-288.
K. Deshmukh, K.S.V. Santhanam, Polymeric electrode for sodium bororhydride fuel cell. Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology--2004, FUEL CELL 2004-2513, 503, ASME, (2004)
K.S.V. Santhanam, R. Sangoi,L. Fuller, A chemical sensor for chloromethanes using a nanocomposite of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with poly(3-methylthiophene). Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical (2005), B106(2), 766-771.
K. Deshmukh, K.S.V. Santhanam, New borohydride fuel cell with multiwalled carbon nanotubes as anode: A step towards increasing the power output , Available online 9 February 2006, J. Power Sources, 159, 1084 (2006)
N. Rawat, R. Gudyaka, M. Kumar, B. Joshi and K.S.V. Santhanam, Thermogravimetric analysis of the interaction of ferromagnetic metal atom and multiwalled carbon nanotubes, J. Nanoscience and nanotechnology, 8, 1 (2008)
K.S.V. Santhanam and G. Lein, The Chemical and Electrochemical Power of Nanomaterials, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2008 (in press)
M. Kumar, N. Rawat, K.S.V. Santhanam, Effect of nanostructure on the thermal oxidation of atomized iron., Mat.Res. Soc. Symposium, 899E, 0899-N07-01.1, (2006)
B. Parekh*, T. Debies, P. Knight*, K. S. V. Santhanam and G. A. Takacs, “Photo-oxidation of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes”, Mater. Res. Symp. Proc. 887 (Degradation Processes in Nanostructured Materials), 9-14(2006).
N. Rawat, R.Gudyaka, M. Kumar, and K.S.V. Santhanam. Oxidative Degradation of Atomized Iron Controlled By the Nanostructured Environment., Mat. Res. Symposium, Vol. 988, 0988-QQ-06-31, (2007)
Shwetha Chopra, Chengfe Ge, K Song and K S.V. Santhanam, New Polypropylene-boron Oxide Composite with a High Tensile Strength: A
Possible Method for the Conversion of Microcomposite to Nanocomposite,
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1056 © 2008 Materials Research Society 1056-HH08-69

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN PROCEEDINGS OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIO-NAL CONFERENCES:

N. Periasamy, S.J. Shah and K.S.V. Santhanam, Emission intensity behavior in electrochemiluminescence Proc. symposium on electrode kinetics, Karaikudi, India (1973)

N. Periasamy and K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemiluminescence intensity decay behavior in magnetic field, Proc. symposium on electrode kinetics, Karaikudi, India (1973)

N. Perisamy and K.S.V. Santhanam, Singlet fission of tetracene in electron transfer reaction, International conference photochemical conversion and storage of solar energy, London, Canada, (1976)

F. Vaz, N.L.N. Sarma and K.S.V. Santhanam, Photochemical electron transfer mechanism in the quenching of FMN by TMPD on photochemical conversion, International conference and storage of solar energy, London, Canada, (1976)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Recent advances in electro-chemiluminescence: Prospects of an electrochemical laser, Proc. workshop on electrochemistry, Vol.2 (1978) (published by SAEST & CECRI)

K.S.V. Santhanam, New dimensions in electro-organic processes, Silver Jubilee lecture CECRI, Karaikudi, India (1978)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Cyclic voltammetric technique for the study of electroorganic processes, Proc. National seminar on electro-analytical chemistry, Jaipur, India (1978)

K.S.V. Santhanam Recent developments in electrochemiluminescence, Proc. Interaction of electrode-electrolyte interface, (1982), p. 44 (DAE symposium)

N.S. Sundaresan and K.S.V Santhanam, Anodic oxidation of quinol at a thin polypyrrole electrode, Proc. International symposium on electro-analytical chemistry, Chandigarh, India (1982)

B.B. Kulkarni and K.S.V. Santhanam, Magnetic field effect on metal ion reduction-II, Angular orientation studies, International symposium on electroanalytical chemistry, Chandigarh, India (1982)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Mechanism of oxidation of organic molecules at a
polypyrrole modified electrode, Surface CAP congress, Canada (1983)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemistry at polymer covered electrodes, CAP congress, Canada (1983)

N.S. Sundaresan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Selectivity of polycarbazole electrode, 35 ISE conference, Berkeley (1984)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Anodic oxidation and deposition of polymer films as electrodes on metals, 16th Electrochemical Society meeting, Toronto, Canada (1985)
N.S. Sundaresan and K.S.V. Santhanam, Stabilization of redox inter-mediates at polycarbazole conducting films, 192 American Chemical Society meeting, Anheim, California, USA (1986)

R.N. O'Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Transport properties films using laser inter ferometry at 192 American Chemical Society meeting, Anheim, California, USA (1986)

C. Levy Clement, D. Sedarie, S. Aravamuthan and K.S.V.Santhanam, Polymerization polycarbazole surface modifies semiconductor de photoelectrodes, J. d'electrochem. (1987)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Organic synthetic metals:Transformation of insulators to conducting polymers semiconductors by electrochemical methods, Proc. Electroactive Polymers (1988)

S.Madhavan, K.S.V. Santhanam and R.N. O'Brien, Electrochemical oxidation of dibenzocarbazole followed by laser interferometry, 72nd Canadian Chemical Conference (1989)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemical instrumentation for ion selective electrodes, UNESCO international workshop on electro-chemical instrumentation (1989)-

K.S.V. Santhanam and N.M. Limaye, Ion selective biosensors: Novel developments, UNESCO international workshop on electro- chemical instrumentation (1989)

K.S.V. Santhanam, In vivo Bioelectrochemistry, Symposium on Bioelectrochemistry TIFR (1990)

K.S.V. Santhanam and N.M. Limaye, Ion selective biosensors:Novel developments,
Ion sensing electrodes and electrochemical Instrumentation (Ed. K.S.V. Santhanam), World Scientific Pub., Singapore, p. 50 (1990)

B.R. Neglur, N.B. Laxmeshwar and K.S.V. Santhanam, Galvanic cells using conducting polymers investigated for polaron mechanism, Proc. Indo-German Conference, Kalpakam, India (1991)

K.S.V. Santhanam, A generalized view of bio-luminescence, National symposium on frontiers in electro-chemistry,Karaikudi, India (1991)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Application of redox-polymers and conducting polymers in secondary batteries, "Elektrochemische’” PSI minisymposium Energiespeicherung" Wurlingen und Villigen (1991)

K.S.V. Santhanam, J. DeSilvestro and O. Haas, Electrochemical energy storage using conducting polymers, 204th American Chemical Society Meeting, Washington, USA (1992)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Role of reactive intermediates in the electrochemistry of organophosphorus compounds, Foundation Symposium, Bombay, India (1992)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Organic conducting polymer batteries:Present and future, Electrochemical Society of India, Bangalore, India (1993)

Neeraj Gupta and K.S.V. Santhanam, Excited state electrochemistry of fullerenes and nano tubes,USEFI symposium on New Horizons in Chemistry of Materials and current opportunities, TIFR, Bombay, India (1994)
K.S.V. Santhanam, Electron transfer reactions in living and artificial systems, 95 Asian Electrochemistry Conference, Suita, Japan (1995)

K.S.V. Santhanam, N.S. Haram and Leena Rao, . Electric field effects on coelomic cells of Lampito mauritii and repercussion of the results, National symposium on Bioelectrochemistry-III, Bombay, India (1996)

J. Langston, B. Clberston, K. Nguyen, G. Takacs, L. Fuller and K.S.V. Santhanam, . Catalyzed polymerization of aniline at carbon nanotubes, RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, (2000)

K.S.V. Santhanam, L. Fuller, G. Takacs and K. Tabakman, A sensor for detection of acetone, RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, (2000)

M. Croston, J. Langston, G. Takacs, T.C. Morrill, M. Miri, K.S.V. Santhanam and P. Ajayan:, . Catalyzed oxidation of aniline by carbon nanotubes: A possible case of nano dimensional reaction, 201st Electrochemical Society, Philadelphia, (2002)

M. Croston and K.S.V. Santhanam, “Concept of Nanosynthetic machines with functionalized carbon nanotubes”, American Chemical Society Meeting, Rochester Section, 2002 Fall Symposium, October 17, 2002

R. Sangoi, J. Langston and K.S.V. Santhanam, “Characterization of Chemically prepared homopolymers of 3-hexyl and 3-octylthiophenes for LED”, American Chemical Society Meeting, Rochester Section, 2002 Fall Symposium, October 17, 2002

M. Gordon and K.S.V. Santhanam, High Product yield in a narrow column configuration of carbon nanotubes: A pathway for nanosynthetic machine, 203rd Electrochemical Society Meeting, Paris, April, 2003
R. Sangoi, L.Fuller, K.S.V. Santhanam, Nanocomposite material for sensing of halogenated methanes: a model based on charge transfer interaction for selectivity. 788(Continuous Nanophase and Nanostructured Materials), 191-196, (2004)
K. Deshmukh, K.S.V. Santhanam, Polymeric electrode for sodium bororhydride fuel cell. Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology--2004, presented at the International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, 2nd, Rochester, NY, United States, June 14-16, 2004 (2004),
K.S.V. Santhanam, R. Sangoi, L. Fuller, A chemical sensor for chloromethanes using a nanocomposite of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with poly(3-methylthiophene). Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical (2005), B106(2), 766-771.
Deshmukh, K, Santhanam, K.S.V. New borohydride fuel cell with multiwalled carbon nanotubes as anode: A step towards increasing the power output , Available online 9 February 2006, J. Power Sources, 159, 1084 (2006)
M. Kumar, N. Rawat, K.S.V. Santhanam, Effect of nanostructure on the thermal oxidation of atomized iron., Mat.Res. Soc. Symposium, 899E, 0899-N07-01.1, (2006)
N. Rawat, R.Gudyaka, M. Kumar and K.S.V. Santhanam, Oxidative Degradation of Atomized Iron Controlled By the Nanostructured Environment., Mat. Res. Symposium,. Vol. 988, 0988-QQ06-31, (2007 )
K.S.V. Santhanam and S. Paquette, Technological applications of conducting polymers and the emerging world of polymeric nanotubes, in “Electroactive Polymers-Materials and Devices” Eds. S.A. Hashmi, A. Chandra and A. Chandra, Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd, 2007, p.39

POPULAR ARTICLES:
K.S.V. Santhanam, Energy from salt domes, Science Today, February, 1978

K.S.V. Santhanam, What is Bioluminescence?, Science Today, July, 1978

K.S.V. Santhanam, A generalized study of mechanism of organic electrode processes by cyclic voltammetry, Proc. Q.I.P. course on “Technology of Electroorganic Processes”, IIT, Bombay, 1980

K.S.V. Santhanam, Chemical Traps for the Sun, Science Today, July, 1985

K.S.V. Santhanam, Fuels and Chemicals from Sunlight, Science Today, August, 1985

K.S.V. Santhanam and S. Madhavan, Current carrying Polymers, Science Today, June, 1987

K.S.V. Santhanam, Nobels, Science Today, December, 1988

PATENTS:
R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Bilayer Electronically Conducting Polymer and Process for their Production, US Patent No. 4,874,735, 1989

R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Process for the Preparation of Continuous Bilayer Electronically Conducting Polymer Films, US Patent No. 4,933,052, 1990

R.N. O’Brien and K.S.V. Santhanam, Spacer For an Electrochemical Apparatus, US Patent No. 5,051157, 1991

S.P. Evans, V. Luthra and K.S.V. Santhanam, Rapid oxygen absorption by using
activators, US Patent No., 6,616,861, 2003

IN BOOKS:
(Invited Chapters)
A.J. Bard and K.S.V. Santhanam, Application of controlled potential coulometry to the study of electrode reactions, Electroanal. Chem., Ed. A.J. Bard, Dekker, N.Y., Vol. 4, p.215, 1970

K.S.V. Santhanam, Phosphorus in “Standard Potentials in Aqueous Solutions”, Eds. A.J. Bard, R. Parsons and J. Jordon, Dekker, NY, p.139, 1985

K.S.V. Santhanam and N.S. Sundaresan, Arsenic in “Standard Potentials in Aqueous Solutions”, Eds. A.J. Bard, R. Parsons and J. Jordon, Dekker, NY, p.162, 1985

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemistry of organophosphorus compounds in “The Chemistry of organo-phopshorus compounds”, Vol. 1, Ed. F.R. Hartley, Series Ed., Saul Patai, John Wiley, London, p. 103, 1990
K.S.V. Santhanam and R.N. O’Brien, Laser interferometry of mass transport limitations in electrodeposition of nmetal/plymer in “Technqies for characterization of materials”, Eds. R. Verma and J. Selman, John Wiley, NY, p.403, 1991

K.S.V. Santhanam and N.M. Limaye, Charge transfer effect on coelomic cells in exalted bioluminescence of Lampito mauritii in “Charge and Field effects in Bio-system-3, Eds. M.J. Allen et al, Birkhauser Pub., Boston, p.169 (1992)

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemistry of organophopshorus (V) compounds in “in “The Chemistry of organo-phopshorus compounds”, Vol. 2, Ed. F.R. Hartley, Series Ed., Saul Patai, John Wiley, London, p. 77, 1992

K.S.V. Santhanam, Electrochemistry of ylides, phophoranes and phopshonium salts in
“The Chemistry of organo-phopshorus compounds”, Vol. 3, Ed. F.R. Hartley, Series Ed., Saul Patai, John Wiley, London, p.303, 1993

K.S.V. Santhanam and S.K. Haram, Perspective usage of photoelectrochemistry for environmental control in “ Environmentally oriented Electrochemistry”, Ed. C.A.C. Sequeira, Elsevier, Amsterdam, p.445, 1994.

M. Croston, J. Langston, G. Takacs, T.C. Morrill, M. Miri, K.S.V. Santhanam and P. Ajayan, Catalytic oxidation of aniline by hydrogen peroxide in the presence of CNTS: A possible case of a nanodimensional reaction in “Fullerenes-Vol.12”, Eds. P.V. Kamat, D.M. Guldi and K.M. Kadish, ECS, New Jersey, 2002, p.234
I.. Cathway, M. Gordon and K.S.V. Santhanam, “ A chemical sensor based on nanodimensional reaction with carbon nanotubes” 12th Undergraduate Research Symposium, RIT, August 8,2003

Gordon, M.; Santhanam, K. S. V. High product yield in a narrow column configuration of carbon nanotubes: A pathway for nanosynthetic machine. Proceedings - Electrochemical Society (2003), 2003-15(Fullerenes--Volume 13: Fullerenes and Nanotubes), 285-288.
S. Paquette, Yu, Xia; K.S.V. Santhanam, Template-Free Synthesis Of Polyaniline Nanostructures By Electrochemical Polymerization. Abstracts, 32nd Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Rochester, NY, United States, October 31-November 3 (2004)
N. Hunaid; M. Miri, K.S.V. Santhanam, X. Xie, Preparation and Characterization of in-Situ Polymerized Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Hybrids. 32nd Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Rochester, NY, United States, October 31-November 3 (2004)
B. Parekh*, T. Debies, P. Knight*, K. S. V. Santhanam and G. A. Takacs, “Photo-oxidation of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes”, Mater. Res. Symp. Proc. 887 (Degradation Processes in Nanostructured Materials), 9-14 (2006)

BOOKS:
K.S.V. Santhanam and M. Sharon, Photoelectrochemical Solar cells, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1988

K.S.V. Santhanam, Ion-sensing electrodes and electrochemical Instrumentation, World Scientific, Singapore, 1990 (Dedicated to Prof. A.J. Bard)

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