K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology (Autonomous)

Approved by AICTE, New Delhi & Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai

Accredited by NAAC & Courses Accredited by NBA with Tier-I Category DST – FIST

& DBT STAR Sponsored College, Included under Section 2(f) & 2(b) by UGC

Research (B.Tech Nanoscience)

Major Research Areas

  • Mass production of metal oxide Nano materials
  • Herbal Nanoparticles
  • Nano biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications
  • Energy harvesting materials
  • Lithium ion battery and super capacitor
  • Nano sensors
  • Dye sensitized solar cell
  • Thermal barrier coating
  • Corrosion
  • Photo catalysts for dye degradation and water purification
  • Nano fertiliser
List of Faculty Members  Recognized as Research (Ph.D.) Supervisors
S.No
Name of the Staff
A.U. Chennai Supervisor Recognition Lr. No. & Date
1.
Dr.S.Satheeshkumar
Lr.No.SUPR/27th /DB & 20.02.2018
2.Dr.A.KarthikLr.No.SUPR/37th /DB & 03.09.2021
TNSCST Student Project 
S. No.Name of the StudentName of the FacultyTitle of the ProjectAmount in Rs.
1Jagan KSG

Vignesh A

Dr. B. Kalpanadevelopment of integrated rgo-momns2 nano composite for hg (ii) absorption and industrial effluent dye photocatalytic degradation7, 500/-
2Karthick M

Sabarirajan R

Dr. A. Karthikmass production of alpha-moo3 nanorod for removal of pharmaceutical pollutants in industrial waste water7, 500/-
3Naren Vidaarth T M

Jagannathan M

Dr. A. Karthikorderly arranged bismuth oxide nanosheet/graphitic carbon nitrate (bi2o3/g-c3n4) composite as electrode material for supercapacitor applications.7, 500/-
Research Grants Received during last five years
S.No
Agency
Title of the Proposal / Project
Investigators/ Dept.
Grants Received (Rs.)
Status
Sanctioned Details (File. No.)
1.
CSIRCSIR-SRF FellowshipDr. V. Rajendran
Dept. of NST

     715280

CompletedNo. 8/570(0002) 2013
2.
BRNSHerbal Nano Particles for Anti-Microbial and UV Protection ApplicationsDr. V. Rajendran
Dept. of NST

     239425

CompletedNo.2013/34/30/BRNS
/2701
 3.CSIRCSIR-SRF Fellowship
(S. Arunmetha)
Dr. V. Rajendran
Dept. of NST

128800
198160
463520

CompletedNo. 8/570(0003)2014 EMR-I
 4.NAM S&TNAM S&T (RTF-DCS) Fellows
Dr. NtevheleniThovhoghi
Mr. AbdoulayeDiallo
Mr. ZongoSidiki
Dr. V. Rajendran
Dept. of NST

270000
270000
270000

CompletedNo. NAM – 05/74/2015
 5.BRNSHerbal Nano Particles for Anti Microbial and UV Protection ApplicationsDr. V. Rajendran
Dept. of NST

498700
34800

CompletedNo.2013/34/30/BRNS/34252
 6.UGC-DAEDevelopment and characterization of nano metal oxides for biomedical applicationsDr. V. Rajendran
Dept. of NST

126000
126000
86949
141000
229800

CompletedNo. CRS-K-07/25
Dt.06.04.2009
No. CRS-K-07/749
 7.UGC-DAEDevelopment and Characterization of Nano Metal oxidesfor Biomedical ApplicationsDr. V. Rajendran
Dept. of NST

126000

CompletedRef.CRS-K-07/22
 8.DST-SERBNatural Mineral Sand/Biomass rice husks as a sustainable source of nano silicon for cost effective solar cellsDr. V. Rajendran
Dept.: NST

2543520

CompletedNo. EMR/2014/000311
 9.DST-DAADInfluence of particle size on the in vivio and in vitro toxicity of metals oxidies causing toxicity in model zebrafish in normal human bladder cells and bladdertumor cellsDr. V. Rajendran
Dept.: NST

  768900

CompletedNo.INT/FRG/DAAD/P-13/ 2017
 10.SERBExtramural Research (EMR)Dr. V. Rajendran
Dept. of NST

   350000

CompletedNo.EDII/DST-NIMAT/17-18/ RLS-II/101
Details of Patents Granted and Filed
S.No
Name of the Patent owner (s) / Inventor (s)
Title
Date of Filing
Date of Publish
Patent No (or) Application No.
Status Granted / Published
1.
V.Rajendran, N.Palanivelu B.K.Chaudhuri
A device for the measurement of ultrasonic velocity and attenuation in solid materials under different thermal conditions
26.06.2001
17.12.2010
699/DEL/2001 & 26.06.2001
Granted
2.
V. Rajendran, N Palanivelu B K Chaudhuri
A device for the ultrasonic velocity and attenuation measurement in solid samples at low temperature
09.01.2002
04.12.2009
14/DEL/2002 & 09.01.2002
Granted
3.
V.Rajendran
R. Palanivelu &
P. Padmanaban
Processing of amorphous nano silica particles from rice hulls through chemical route
12.11.2008
21.05.2010
2786/CHE/ 2008
Granted

The details of patents filed at international and national level by faculty and research scholars are furnished in the table below.

S.No
Name of the Inventor(s)
Title
Application No. & Patent filed date
International / National
Current status
1.
V. Rajendran,
S. Pavithra and
K. Sasipriya
Preparation of nanoparticles from Acalypha indica leaves employing milling technique for Biomedical applications
1715/CHE/2009 & 20.07.09
National
Published
2.
N.Kannan, V.Rajendran V.Elango R.Yuvakkumar
Influence of nano silica on the growth and yield of maize crop (Zea may s.L.)
237/RQ- CHE/2009 & 18.05.09
National
Published
3.
V.Rajendran N.Kannan, R.Yuvakkumar V.Elango
A novel method to prepare crystalline nano
molybdenum particles
218/CHE/2009 & 30.01.2009
National
Published
4.
V.Rajendran, S.Pavithra, K.Sasipriya
Preparation of Nano particles from (Azadirachta Indica) leaves for Biomedical Applications
2177/CHE/2010 & 18/05/2012
National
Published
5.
P.K.Panda, V.Rajendran, B.B.Shau, P.Manivasakan
P.R.Rauta
Preparation of nano titania(TiO2) from Ilmenite.
4042/CHE/2013 & 10.09.2013
National
Published
6.
V.Rajendran,
R.Suriyaprabha, Devarajan Shanmughapriya, Rathinam Yuvakkumar
TIO2 and Neem Doped Chitosan- Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose Nanocomposite Films for Food Packaging
Applications
736/CHE/ 2014 & 17/02/2014
National
Published
7.
V. Rajendran,
S. Pavithra and
K. Sasipriya
Preparation of nanoparticles from Acalypha indica leaves employing milling technique for Biomedical and Industrial applications
1715/CHE/2009 & 20.07.09
National
Published
8.
N.Kannan, V.Rajendran V.Elango R.Yuvakkumar
Influence of nano silica on the growth and yield of maize crop (Zea may s.L.)
237/RQ- CHE/2009 & 18.05.09
National
Published
9.
V.Rajendran N.Kannan, R.Yuvakkumar V.Elango
A novel method to prepare crystalline nano
molybdenum particles
218/CHE/2009 & 30.01.2009
National
Published
10.
V.Rajendran, S.Pavithra, K.Sasipriya
Preparation of Nano particles from (Azadirachta Indica) leaves for Biomedical Applications
2177/CHE/2010 & 18/05/2012
National
Published
11.
P.K.Panda, V.Rajendran, B.B.Shau, P.Manivasakan
P.R.Rauta
Preparation of nano titania(TiO2) from Ilmenite.
4042/CHE/2013 & 10.09.2013
National
Published
12.
V. Rajendran,
Rangaraj Suriyaprabha, Devarajan Shanmughapriya, Rathinam Yuvakkumar
TIO2 and Neem Doped Chitosan- Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose Nanocomposite Films for Food Packaging
Applications
736/CHE/ 2014 & 17/02/2014
National
Published
13.
V. Rajendran,
S. R. Srither,
S. Arunmetha
Mass production of MnO2 nanoparticles employing spray pyrolysis method for
20.04.2015
National
Filed
14.
.K.Panda, V.Rajendran, B.B.Shau,P.Shau, N.Sahoo, N.Tiwari, S.Muthukumaran
A precursor for producing nano sized Titanium dioxide from titanium bearing materials
21.01.2015
National
Application in Process
15.
V. Rajendran,
P. Manivasakan,
S. Arunmetha,
S. R. Srither
Production Nanostructured Silicon from Natural Quartzite
4042/CHE/2013 & 17/06/2016
National
Published

No. of PhD. Scholar’s Completed 

S.NoName of the SupervisorName of the ScholarReg. No.Ph.D. Completed Month & YearTitle of the Thesis
1Dr. V. RajendranDr. A. V. Gayathri Devi2004789708January, 2012Optimisation of the bioactivity of different bioactive glass and glass ceramics for biomedical applications.
2Dr. V. RajendranDr. P. Manivasakan4086012113March, 2013Synthesis of Al2O3, ZrO2 and TiO2 Nanoparticles from natural minerals for industrial applications.
3Dr. V. RajendranDr. M. Rajkumar4086012117March, 2013Development of nano hydroxyapatite polymer composites for biomedical applications
4Dr. V. RajendranDr. R. Yuvakkumar4086012123March, 2013Synthesis, characterisation and applications of silica, iron and molybdenum nano powders
5Dr. V. RajendranDr. S. Aravindan2006789102March, 2013Thermal, Elastic and in vitro studies of Ag2o and ZnO incorporated phosphate glasses and glass ceramics.
6Dr. V. RajendranDr. K. Sakthipandi7086013108November, 2013On-line ultrasonic characterisation of bulk and nano perovskites
7Dr. V. RajendranDr. S. Sutha10960122040May, 2014Development and Characterisation of metal doped hydroxyapatite / chitosan coated implants for biomedical applications
8Dr. V. RajendranDr. G. Karunakaran11160111038November, 2014Investigations on toxicological behavior of nano SiO2, Al2O3, TiO2 and ZrO2 particles in different environments
9Dr. V. RajendranDr. R. Suriyaprabha11160112052November, 2014Application of silica nano particles for maize growth and yield improvement.
10Dr. V. RajendranDr. K. Kavitha11160112047December,

2014

Nano-Titania and its nanocomposites with In vitro and In vivo toxicity analysis for biomedical applications.
11Dr. V. RajendranDr. M. Prabhu71161111004January, 2016Preparation and Evaluation of bioactive glass nano particles for biomedical implant applications.
12Dr. V. RajendranDr. N. R. Dhineshbabu11261111003January, 2016Nano ZrO2, TiO2, MgO particles and its composites for industrial applications.
13Dr. V. RajendranDr. R. Palanivelu7076012131January, 2016Synthesis and characterisation of amorphous nano silica particles from rice hulls biomass for different industrial applications.
14Dr. V. RajendranDr. S.Arunmetha11261111002May, 2017Titania and silicon nanoparticles prepared from natural minerals for photovoltaic device applications.
15Dr. V. RajendranDr. S. R. Srither11261111007May, 2017Manganese dioxide nanoparticles for energy storage and conversion applications.
16Dr. V. RajendranDr. A. Karthik11261111005May, 2017Al2O3 – ZrO2 metal oxide nanocomposites for surface protective coating applications.
17Dr. V. RajendranDr. N. Nithyavathi71030522017May, 2017Gas sensing response of TiO2, SnO2 and CeO2 incorporated in MgAl2O4 nanocomposite.
18Dr. V. RajendranDr. Prem Ranjan Rauta7080013117May, 2017Synthesis and Characterization Titania nano powder for industrial applications.
19Dr. V. RajendranDr. S. Karthik1513769118December, 2019Antibacterial and UV protection using Herbal Nanoparticles
20Dr. V. RajendranDr. P. Siva1513769736December, 2019Development of Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
21Dr. V. RajendranDr. M. Vinoth1413769523December, 2020Fabrication of Cost-effective Solar cells from Natural minerals
22Dr. V. RajendranDr. M. Sridharpanday1513769325November, 2021Composition of Natural Preparation of CarbonwithCaTi1-xFexO3 Nano Perovskite for Acoustic Wave Sensor
23Dr. V. RajendranDr. K. S. Balu18147691159June, 2022Biomimetic Metal Oxide Nanocomposites for Tissue Engineering Applications

 

No. of PhD. Scholar’s Pursuing

S. No.Name of the ScholarReg. No.Name of the Research SupervisorMonth & Year of RegistrationMode of PhDArea of the research
1Ms. K. Narthana18245691117Dr. V. RajendranJanuary, 2018Full TimeLi ion battery
2Mrs. V.S. Sangeetha1524769175Dr. V. RajendranJanuary, 2015Full TimeEnergy storage device
3Mr. R.Surendhiran17147697166Dr. V. RajendranJuly, 2017Full TimeEnergy storage device
4Mrs.Savitha23235697116Dr. A. KarthikJuly, 2023Full TimePhoto catalyst and Water Purification

UGC Post-Doctoral Fellow

Name of the Scheme:UGC- Women post doc Fellow
Funding Agency:University Grand Commission (UGC)
Grant Received

Name of Mentor

:

:

Rs. 21.97 Lakhs /-

Dr. V. Rajendran

Name   :Dr. R. Suriya Prabha
Period  :2015-2020
Title     :Rapid evaluation of in vivo toxicological behavior of nano metal oxides causing toxicity in a model zebrafish (Danio rario)