A Constituent Unit of NCERT, New Delhi

Under Ministry of Education, Govt. of India


Personal Information

Name Dr. Surya Subrahmanyam Kota
Designation Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Qualification M.Sc., Ph.D.
Email k.s.subbuu@gmail.com
Phone No. NA
Specialization  Materials chemistry, Nanomaterials, Porous materials,and Environmental remediation


Graduation:One year


Area of Research:Nanomaterials, Porous materials and Biomaterials

Total Publications: 45

Key publications:

1. High-Surface-Area Antimony Sulfide Chalcogels, K. S. Subrahmanyam, Christos D. Malliakas, DebajitSarma, and Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 7744.
2. Design of active and stable Co-Mo-Sx chalcogels as pH-universal catalyst for the hydrogen evolution reaction: Jakub Staszak-Jirkovsky, Christos D. Malliakas, Pietro P. Lopes, Nemanja Danilovic, K. S. Subrahmanyam, Kee-Chul Chang, Bostjan Genorio, Dusan Strmcnik, Vojislav R. Stamenkovic, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Nenad M. Markovic, Nat. Mater.2016,15, 197.
3. Ion-exchangeable Molybdenum-sulfide Porous Chalcogel: Gas Adsorption and Capture of Iodine and Mercury, K. S. Subrahmanyam, Christos D. Malliakas, Debajit Sarma, Gerasimos S. Armatas, Jinsong Wu and Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2015, 137, 13943.
4. Chalcogenide Aerogels as Sorbents for Radioactive Iodine: K. S. Subrahmanyam, Debajit Sarma, Christos D. Malliakas, Kyriaki Polychronopoulou, Brian J. Riley, David A. Pierce, Jaehun Chun, and Mercouri G. Kanatzidis,Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 2619.
5. Chemical storage of hydrogen in few-layer graphene: K. S. Subrahmanyamam, P. Kumar, U. Maitraa, A. Govindaraj, K. P. S. S. Hembramb, U. V. Waghmare, C. N. R. Rao, Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. (USA)2011,108, 2674.
6. Synthesis, Structure and Properties of Boron- and Nitrogen-Doped Graphene: L. S. Panchakarla, K. S. Subrahmanyam, S. K. Saha, A. Govindaraj, H. R. Krishnamurthy, U. V. Waghmare, C. N. R. Rao, Adav. Mater.2009, 21, 4726.
7. Simple Method of Preparing Graphene Flakes by an Arc-Discharge Method: K. S. Subrahmanyam, L. S. Panchakarla, A. Govindaraj, C. N. R. Rao, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 4257.
8. Graphene: The New Two-Dimensional Nanomaterial, C. N. R. Rao, A. K. Sood, K. S. subrahmanyam, A. Govindaraj, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 7752. (Review).
9. Graphene, the new nanocarbon: C. N. R. Rao, K. Biswas, K. S. Subrahmanyam, A. Govindaraj, J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 2457. (Highlight).
10. A Study of graphenes prepared by different methods: characterization, properties and solubilization: K. S. Subrahmanyam, S. R. C. Vivekchand, A. Govindaraj, C. N. R. Rao, J. Mater. Chem., 2008, 18, 1517.

Conferences Attended:

1. Chemical Frontiers, Goa, 2016, (poster presented)
2. Fuel cycle technologies materials recovery & waste forms campaign, working group meeting, SRNL conference center, Savannah, USA, February, 2015, (Oral presentation)
3. 2014 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, USA, December, 2014 (Oral presentation)
4. Third Annual International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM 2011), Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (poster presented)
5. 3 rd Bangalore Nano conference, December, 2010 (poster presented)
6. International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICONSAT), Mumbai, India, February 2010 (poster presented)
7. Asia Nanotech Camp, Taiwan, September 2009 (poster presented)
8. Winter school on the Physics and Chemistry of Inorganic Materials, Bangalore, India, December 2008 (poster presented)
9. International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICONSAT), Chennai, India, February 2008 (poster presented)
10. Future Directions in Advanced Materials Research, Shimla, India, April 2008. (Oral presentation)
11. Joint India-US Workshop on Scalable Nanomaterials for Enhanced Energy, Bangalore, India. August 2008 (Poster presented)
12. JNC Research Conference on Chemistry of Materials, Alleppy, India, September 2008. (Poster presented)







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Fellowships and achievements

1. Best poster presentation in 3 rd Bangalore Nano conference, December, 2010.
2. Best oral presentation in Shimla conference (Future Directions in Advanced Materials Research) 2008.
3. QualifiedGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2006.
4. Qualified for Junior Research fellowship from UGC-CSIR (NET) - Dec 2005