Navaladian Subramanian, Ph.D.

Research Group Staff

Research Consultant


Selected Publications

  • Nitrogen- and oxygen-containing activated carbons from sucrose for electrochemical supercapacitance applications
    N. Subramanian, B. Viswanathan
    RSC Advances, 5, 63000-63011, (2015)
  • A facile, morphology-controlled synthesis of potassium-containing manganese oxide nanostructures for electrochemical supercapacitor application
    N. Subramanian, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan
    RSC Advances, 4, 33911-33922, (2014)
  • An amino acid-based swift synthesis of ZnO nanostructures
    N. Subramanian, A. Al Ghaferi
    RSC Advances, 4, 4371-4378, (2014)
  • Aligned TiO2 nanotubes as long durability anodes for lithium-ion batteries
    Q.L. Wu, J. Li, R.D. Deshpande, N. Subramanian, S.E. Rankin, F. Yang, Y.-T. Cheng
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116, 18669-18677, (2012)
  • Hierarchically porous titania thin film prepared by controlled phase separation and surfactant templating
    Q.L. Wu, N. Subramanian, S.E. Rankin
    Langmuir, 27, 9557-9566, (2011)
  • Microwave-assisted rapid synthesis of anisotropic Ag nanoparticles by solid-state transformation
    N. Subramanian, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan, R.P. Viswanath Nanotechnology, 19, 045603, (2008)
  • A facile room temperature synthesis of gold nanowires by oxalate reduction method
    N. Subramanian, C.M. Janet, B. Viswanathan, T.K. Varadarajan, R.P. Viswanath
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 14150-14156, (2007)


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, 2008
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India, 2002
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Madras, Chennai, India, 2000

Professional Profile

  • 2015: (Current) Research Consultant-Post Doc, WDRC, KAUST, KSA
  • 2014: Postdoctoral Fellow, SPERC, KAUST, KSA
  • 2012: Postdoctoral Researcher, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • 2009: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
  • 2008: Postdoctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

KAUST Affiliations

  • Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)

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