Supervisor


Prof. Venkataraman Thangadurai


Dr. Venkataraman Thangadurai

Professor

Department of Chemistry
Associate Director, Calgary Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Research (CAESR)

Email: vthangad@ucalgary.ca

Phone: +1 (403) 210-8649

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Biography

  • Associate Head (Graduate) | Chemistry, University of Calgary (2017- 2021)
  • Professor | Chemistry, University of Calgary (2015- )
  • Associate Professor | Chemistry, University of Calgary (2012 - 2015)
  • Visiting Associate Professor | Materials Science, University of Maryland, College Park, USA (2012 - 2013)
  • Assistant Professor | Chemistry, University of Calgary (2005 - 2012)
  • Guest Professor| Faculty of Engineering, University of Kiel, Germany (2002 - 2005)
  • Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) PDF | Faculty of Engineering, University of Kiel, Germany (2000 - 2002)
  • PhD | Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (1999)
  • MSc | Chemistry, Muthurangam Government Arts College, Vellore, affiliated to University of Madras, India (1991)
  • BSc | Education, Government College of Education, Vellore, affiliated to University of Madras, India (1992)
  • BSc | Chemistry, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, affiliated to University of Madras, India (1989)

Awards

  • HWK-Fellowhsip, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK), Delmenhorst, Germany (2021)
  • Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry, Chemical Institute of Canada (2021)
  • Parex Innovation Fellow, University of Calgary (2020)
  • Peak Scholar, University of Calgary (2019)
  • Keith Laidler Award, Canadian Society for Chemistry, The Chemical Institute of Canada (2016)
  • Outstanding Invention of 2013, University of Maryland, College Park, USA (2013)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Guest Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kiel, Germany (2005)
  • Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) PDF scholarship, Chair for Sensors and Solid State Ionics, Faculty of Engineering, U of Kiel, Germany (2002)

 

Professional Affiliation

Fellow

  • The Electrochemical Society (Since 2020)
  • International Association of Advanced Materials, Sweden. (Since 2019)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), UK. (Since 2015)

Editorial Advisory Board

  • Chemistry of Materials, ACS. (Since 2020)
  • Energy Technology, Wiley-VCH. (Since 2014)
  • Scientific Reports, Nature. (Since 2014)
  • J. Materials Chemistry A, RSC. (Since 2013)

Member

  • Materials Research Society (MRS), USA. (2013-2014)
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Canada (SOFCC). (Since 2007)
  • The International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE). (2007-2014)
  • Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC). (Since 2007)
  • The Western Canada Fuel Cell Initiative (WCFCI), Canada. (Since 2005)
  • The Electrochemical Society Inc. (ECS), USA. (Since 2000)

Board of Editors

  • International Journal of Ionics, Springer (Since 2005)