Dr. Aswathi.G
Dr. Aswathi.G

Assistant Professor (Grade II)

Office Address:

PH 213 (A), Second Floor, Physics Department, NIT Calicut

Home Address:

  • PhD Physics Advisor: Dr.M.M. Shaijumon, School of Physics, IISER Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India (2017)

  • MSc Physics Department of Physics, University of Calicut, Kerala, India (2010)

  • Educational Qualifications

    • PhD Physics Advisor: Dr.M.M. Shaijumon, School of Physics, IISER Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India (2017)

    • MSc Physics Department of Physics, University of Calicut, Kerala, India (2010)

    Journals

    1. Aswathi Ganesan, Alberto Varzi, Stefano Passerini and M. M. Shaijumon, “Graphene derived carbon confined sulfur cathodes for lithium-sulfur batteries: Electrochemical impedance studies” Electrochim. Acta, 2016, 214, 129-138.

    2. Aswathi Ganesan and M. M. Shaijumon, “Activated graphene-derived porous carbon with exceptional gas adsorption properties” Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 2016, 220, 21-27.

    3. Aswathi Ganesan, Ritwika Mukherjee, Jyotish Raj and M. M. Shaijumon, “Nanoporous rice husk derived carbon for gas storage and high performance electrochemical energy storage” J. Porous Mater., 2014, 21, 839-847.

    4.  P. M. Sudeep, T. N. Narayanan, Aswathi Ganesan, M. M. Shaijumon, H. Yang, S. Ozden, P. K. Patra, M. Pasquali, R. Vajtai, S. Ganguli, A. K. Roy, M. R. Anantharaman, P. M. Ajayan, “Covalently Interconnected Three Dimensional Graphene Oxide Solids”, ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 7034-7040.

     

    Professional Experience

    • Assistant Professor - Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India (April 2018-present)

    • Assistant Professor (FDP) - Department of Physics, Govt. College Koyilandy, Kozhikode, Kerala, India (November 2017-April 2018)

    • Assistant Professor (Adhoc) - Deprartment of Physics, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India (July 2017-November 2017)

    Broad Area of Interest

    Multifunctional Nanostructured Materials & Energy Storage/Environmental Applications

    1) Design and Fabrication of Multifunctional Nanostructured Materials

        Graphene, CNTs. 2-dimensional layered nanostructures, hybrid nanomaterials etc

    2) Energy Storage and Conversion Devices

        Hydrogen storage, Lithium ion batteries, Supercapacitors, Hybrid energy devices etc.

    3) Environmental Applications

        CO2 capture and adsorption studies on nanoporous materials

    Research Interest: Material Science & Nanotechnology

    Multifunctional nanostructured materials
    Graphene, CNTs, 2-dimensional layered nano/heterostructures, hybrid materials etc.

    Applications
    Energy storage-Li-ion batteries, Supercapacitors, Hybrid energy devices, Electro and photocatalytic applications etc.
    Gas storage-Hydrogen storage, CO2 capture studies.

    Doctoral Students

     

    1) Mr. Nabeel N.A

    Graduation: University of Calicut, Kerala (2016)

    Post-graduation: NIT Calicut, Kerala (2018)

    Member since: August 2019

    Research interest: WS2 based nanostructured materials for catalytic applications

     

    2) Ms. Arunya Raj R

    Graduation: University of Kerala (2018)

    Post-graduation: Central University of Kerala (2020)

    Member since: January 2022

    Research interest: ---

     

    Postgraduate Students

     

    1) Mishab M (M190692PH)

    National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala

    Thesis title: Effect of solvothermal conditions on the MoSnanostructured materials (May 2021)
     

    2) Amal Benny (M200664PH)

    National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala

    Thesis title: ---

     

    1. Classical Mechanics (B-Tech EP, MSc)

    2. Mathematical Physics (MSc)

    3. Physics (B-Tech 1st Year)

    4. Optics (B-Tech EP)

    5. Physics Laboratory (B-Tech 1st Year)

    6. Value Education, Environmental studies (OT courses for B-Tech)

     

    1. DST-SERB-ITS Young Scientist Grant (2015)

    2. UGC Junior Research Fellowship and National Eligibility Test (NET), Physical Sciences (2011)

    3. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), Physics (2011)

    4. Rank holder, MSc Physics, Department of Physics, University of Calicut, Kerala (2010)

    1. Faculty Advisor (B-Tech, Engineering Physics - 2018 Admissions, July 2018 - till date)

    2. Course Coordinator of 1st year B-Tech PH1001D-Physics (June 2019 - June 2021)

    3. Alumni Affairs Coordinator, Department of Physics, NITC (June 2018 - till date)

    4. Class Committee Chairman (B-Tech, Engineering Physics - 2021 Admissions, Monsoon 2021 - till date)