Dr. Adhigan Murali | Editorial Board Member | Polymer Science  

Murali Sejong University, South Korea

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

He commenced his academic journey with a strong foundation in nanotechnology. In 2011, he earned his Master's degree in Nanotechnology from the National Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the University of Madras, Chennai, India. During his M.Tech., he exhibited exceptional aptitude by achieving a First class with 72.36%, emphasizing his commitment to academic excellence. His second-year project focused on the synthesis of sol-gel derived silica nanocomposites for hydrophobic coating application, highlighting his early interest in practical applications of nanomaterials.

Professional Endeavors:

Subsequently, He pursued a Ph.D. in Polymer Science-Nanotechnology from the Polymer Science & Technology Division at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI) from 2012 to 2018. Under the supervision of Dr. S. N. Jaisankar, Chief Scientist at CSIR-CLRI, he conducted groundbreaking research on "Synthesis of Polymer Nanocomposites via Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Perovskite Nanoparticles, and their Augmentation Properties." This period marked his transition from academic achievement to cutting-edge scientific exploration.

Contributions and Research Focus:

His doctoral dissertation showcased his expertise in polymer nanocomposites, particularly utilizing functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes and perovskite nanoparticles. His research demonstrated advancements in material science with potential applications in various industries. Additionally, his involvement in projects such as studies on sol-gel derived silica nanocomposites and the synthesis of polyaniline nanofibers reflected a diverse and impactful research focus in nanotechnology.

Accolades and Recognition:

Throughout his academic and research journey, His dedication and scholarly contributions did not go unnoticed. His consistent pursuit of excellence earned him recognition, and his academic achievements, especially his Ph.D. dissertation, were acknowledged within the scientific community.

Impact and Influence:

His work has left a significant impact on the field of polymer science and nanotechnology. His research contributions have the potential to influence advancements in material design, offering solutions to challenges in various industries, from coatings to energy storage.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As he continues to evolve in his scientific endeavors, his legacy is marked by a profound dedication to advancing nanotechnology. The foundations laid in his early academic pursuits, coupled with his notable contributions, indicate a promising future of continued research excellence and potential industry applications. His legacy extends beyond academic accomplishments, as he remains poised to contribute significantly to the broader scientific community.


  • Citations            305
  • h-index              10
  • i10-index           10

Notable Publications 

Sol–gel network silica/modified montmorillonite clay hybrid nanocomposites for hydrophobic surface coatings

Chromium-assisted immobilization of N-isopropylacrylamide-based methacrylic acid copolymers on collagen and leather surfaces: thermo-responsive behaviour

The reinforced hydrogel for drug loading: immobilization of single-walled carbon nanotubes in cross-linked polymers via multiple interactions

Insights into the emerging alternative polymer-based electrolytes for all solid-state lithium-ion batteries: a review

Carbon nanotube reinforced polymer-stabilized liquid crystal device: Lowered and thermally invariant threshold with accelerated dynamics

Adhigan Murali | Editorial Board Member | Polymer Science  

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