Dr. M. Infant Shyam Kumar


Department of Physics

Total Experience (includes Teaching, Industry & Research)

14 years

Specialization/ Major areas of  Research

Material Science, Nanomaterials for energy storage devices

Courses Handled

Engineering Physics, Physics for Electronics Engineering, Physics for Information Science, Material Science, Physics for Bioscience, Physics of Materials, Life science for Engineers, Semiconductor Physics and Computational Methods, Environmental Science and Engineering, Philosophy of Engineering

DegreeOrganization/InstitutionSpecializationYear of Passing
Ph.D.Anna University
Velammal Engineering College, Chennai.
M.Tech.,Mepco Schlenk Engineering Colleg(Autonomous), Sivakasi.Nanoscience and Technology2009
M.Sc.,St.Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli.Physics2007
B.Sc.,St.Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai.Physics2005

   International Journal

  • Infant Shyam Kumar, M & Kirupavathy, SS 2021 ‘Investigations on the capacitive behaviour of hydrothermally synthesised cadmium meta niobate incorporated reduced graphene oxide hybrid nanocomposite electrode material, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, ISSN: 0957- 4522, vol. 33, pp. 2428-2449. (Impact Factor: 2.779)  
  • Vinolia, M, Kirupavathy, SS, Jerusha, E, Muthu, E, Infant Shyam Kumar, M 2021 ‘Structure, hirshfeld surface studies, optical and mechanical analysis on a third-order nonlinear optical crystal 2-amino-6- methylpyridin-1-ium 2-chloro-4-nitrobenzoate (2A6M2C4N)’ Optical Materials, 122, 111731. (Impact Factor: 3.754)  
  • Infant Shyam Kumar, M, Kirupavathy, SS, Shalini, S 2020 ‘Exploration on reduced graphene oxide/strontium pyro niobate electrode material for electrochemical energy storage applications’ Carbon Letters, ISSN: 1976 4251, vol. 31, pp. 619-633. (Impact Factor: 3.117)
  • Shalini, S, Kirupavathy, SS & Infant Shyam Kumar M 2020 ‘Growth and characterisation of a third order nonlinear optical crystal 4-Dimethylamino pyridinium p-bromophenolate’ Journal of Molecular Structure, ISSN: 0022 2860, vol. 1224, pp. 129078. (Impact Factor: 3.841)
  • Infant Shyam Kumar, M & Kirupavathy, SS 2019 ‘Synthesis and characterization of hydrothermally derived novel reduced graphene oxide/magnesium niobate (RGOMN) hybrid nanostrucutre for energy storage applications’ Materials research express, ISSN: 2053-1591, vol. 6, 12, pp. 125522. (Impact Factor: 2.025)
  • Infant Shyam Kumar, M, Kirupavathy, SS, Eunice Jerusha, Sureshkumar, S & Vinolia, M 2018, ‘Synthesis and characterization of novel reduced graphene oxide supported barium niobate (RGOBN) nanocomposite with enhanced ferroelectric properties and thermal stability’, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, ISSN: 0957-4522, vol. 29, issue no. 22, pp. 19228–19237. (Impact Factor: 2.779)


Presented papers : International and National Conferences:

  • “Graphene nanocomposites for supercapacitors applications”, National conference on advances in Science Humanities and Technology (NCASHT – 2020), Saveetha School of Engineering, Chennai, 12-13th March 2020.
  • ‘Effect of concentration of the basic solution on the morphology of Strontium Niobate synthesized by low temperature hydrothermal method’ International conference on Advances in New materials (ICAN-2018), University of Madras, Guindy campus, Chennai.
  • ‘Excellent piezoelectric property of graphene-based composites for sensor applications’ National Conference on Recent Trends in Physics of Materials (NCRTPM-2018), Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai.
  • ‘Synthesis and Characterization of BaNb2O6 Perovskite nanocubes by hydrothermal method for microwave dielectric applications’ international conference on Engineering Humanities and Science (ICEHS-2017), Tamilnadu College of Engineering, Karumathampatti, Coimbatore.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Direct Synthesis and Characterization of Bimetallic alloy Nano dispersions in organically modified silicates for Application in Catalysis” on, ACDAME ‘09’ GKM Engineering college, Chennai
  • Received best oral presentation award for the paper entitled “Graphene nanocomposites for supercapacitors applications” in National conference on advances in Science Humanities and Technology (NCASHT – 2020) held at Saveetha School of Engineering, Chennai, 12-13th March 2020.
  • Received Annual faculty performance award from Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Thandalam during the academic year 2021-2022.
  • NPTEL certificate was awarded for the successful completion of the course entitled “Solid State Physics” with consolidated score of 75% (Elite+silver) during July –Oct 2019 offered by Indian Institue of Technology, Kharagpur.