Department of Physics

Total Experience (includes Teaching, Industry & Research)

Total -13 years

Teaching Experience – 2 years

Research Experience – 13 years

Specialization/ Major areas of  Research

Semiconducting nanomaterials and graphene based materials for opto-electronic/ spintronic applications

Courses Handled

Electromagnetic Theory, Quantum Mechanics, waves and optics (I B. Tech ECE), Philosophy of Engineering, Environmental Science

Optics, Nuclear Physics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Solid state physics, Applied physics (UG Computer science), Allied physics (UG Chemistry), Mobile servicing (Theory), Environmental Science

DegreeOrganization/InstitutionSpecializationYear of Passing
Ph.DSchool of Physics, Bharathidasan University, TrichyPhysics2020
M.PhilDepartment of Physics, Pondicherry UniversityPhysics2011
PGSchool of Physics, Bharathidasan University, TrichyPhysics2009
UGSeethalakshmi Ramaswami College (Affiliated to Bharathidasan University), TrichyPhysics2007

Google Scholar ID

Publication Details

  • K. Kulathuraan, Raja Venkatesan, S. Esakki Muthu, P. Sivaprakash, R. Parameshwari, Ikhyun Kim, Seong‑Cheol Kim, “Thermoplastic Polymers/Silicon Nanocomposites: Influence of Concentration on Morphological, Optical, and Electrical Properties”, Silicon, 2023, 15, 2025–2035 .  IF.: 2.941
  • Sivaprakash, S. Divya, R. Parameshwari, C. Saravanan, Suresh Sagadevan, S. Arumugam, S. Esakki Muthu, “Infuence of Zn2+ doping towards the structural, magnetic, and dielectric properties of NiFe2O4 composite”, J Mater Sci: Mater Electron., 2020, 31, 16369-16378. IF.: 2.779
  • Sivaprakash, A. NitthinAnanth, V. Nagarajan, R. Parameshwari, S.Arumugam, Sujin P. Jose, S. EsakkiMuthu, “Role of Sm3+ dopant in the formation of La(1-x)SmxCrO3 solid state nanoperovskites – Correlation of its augmented physical properties”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2020, 248, 122922.IF.: 4.778
  • Justin Jesuraj1, R. Parameshwari1, K. Jeganathan, “Improved performance of graphene oxide based resistive memory devices through hydrogen plasma”, Materials Letters, 2018, 232, 62-65. (1Equally contributed). IF.: 3.574
  • Parameshwari, K. Jothivenkadachalam, Craig E. Banks and K. Jeganathan, “Acid-free co-operative self-assembly of graphene-ZnO nanocomposites and
  • its defect mediated visible light photocatalytic activities”, Physica B., 2017, 506, 32–41. IF.: 2.988
  • A. Whitehead, M. Vaidya, C. M. Liauw, D.A.C.Brownson, R. Parameshwari, J Kamieniak, S. J. Rowley-Neale, L. A. Tetlow, J. S. T. Wilson-Nieuwenhuis, D. Brown, A.J.McBain, J. Kulandaivel and C. E. Banks, “Antimicrobial activity of graphene oxide-metal hybrids”, International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2017, 123, 182-190. IF.: 4.907
  • Justin Jesuraj, R. Parameshwari, K. Kanthasamy, J. Koch, H. Pfnür,
    K. Jeganathan, “Hole injection enhancement in organic light emitting devices using plasma treated graphene oxide”, Applied Surface Science, 2017, 397, 144–151. IF.: 7.392
  • Vaishnavi, K. Manibalan, R. Parameshwari, K. Jeganathan and R. Renganathan, “Interaction of digestive enzymes with tunable light emitting quantum dots: A thorough Spectroscopic investigation”, Luminescence: Jour. of Biolo. Chem. Lumin. 2015, 30, 978-989. DOI 10.1002/bio.2847. IF.: 2.613
  • Parameshwari, Sai P. Teja, P. Sangeetha, V. Ramakrishnan and K. Jeganathan, “Role of deoxy group on the high concentration of graphene in surfactant/water media”, RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 2369. IF.: 4.036
  • Dharmaraj, K. Jeganathan, V. Gokulakrishnan, P. Sundara Venkatesh, R. Parameshwari, V.Ramakrishnan, S.Balakumar, K. Ramamurthi and K. Asokan, “Controlled and Selective Fabrication of Monolayer Graphene on 4H-SiC by Electron   beam   induced   Rapid    Heating”,    J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (37), 19195. IF.: 4.189
  • Parameshwari, P. Priyadarshini, G. Chandrasekaran, “Optimization, Structural, Spectroscopic and Magnetic Studies on Stable Akaganeite Nanoparticles via Co-Precipitation Method”, American Journal of Materials Science. 2011; 1(1): 18.

Honors and Awards

  • RunnerUp in Newton Prize-2017 Event for India held at National Science Centre, New Delhi on November, 1, 2017- in the presence of Nobel laureate Sir Venki Ramakrishnan FRS, UK Science Minister Mr. Jo Johnson and Indian Science Minister Mr. Harsh Vardhan for the project entitled as ”Investigations on Photocatalytic and Electrochemical properties of Graphene-based Hybrid materials”. I was the one and only PhD student Applicant along with Nine Great Professor/Scientists Group out of ten shortlisted projects (out of 200 applications all over the world). (
  • Newton-Bhabha Fellowship to do part of my Ph.D research work at United Kingdom jointly offered by DST, India and British Council, UK (2015-Six Months) (DST – Rs. 95,000/- and  British Council – £. 78,00/-)
  • Partial Travel support from Centre for International Co-operation in Science (CICS), Chennai (Rs. 20,000/-) to participate in “GRAPHENE-2014” Conference at Toulouse, France on (6-9) May, 2014 —– (Rs.20,000/)
  • DST-SERB-ITS Travel Grant, to participate in “GRAPHENE-2014” international Conference at Toulouse, France on (6-9) May, 2014 — (Rs. 1,25,000/-)
  • DST-INSPIRE Fellow (JRF (2011 to 2014) and SRF (2014- 2016))
  • Obtained V. Devarajan Memorial Gold Medal for M. Phil (2009-2010) in Pondicherry University.
  • Obtained Rukmani Gopalan Memorial Gold Medal- 2009 for overall First rank in Bharathidasan University for M. Sc Programme
  • Professor P. K. Ponnuswamy Gold Medal and prize – 2009 for First rank in University Department during M. Sc., programme.
  • Pondicherry University M.Phil Programme Scholarship for 10 months (Rs. 30,000/-)
  • Got Endowment Scholarship for the academic years (2007-2008, 2008-2009). ( 4000/-)

Other Achievements:

  • Best Translator (English to Tamil) awarded in International Conference on Recent Trends in Applied Science and Technology (ICRAST 2017) in Tamil, 8-9, September, 2017
  • Best Poster Award in the National seminar on advanced materials (NSMPA-2012) held in Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore on 29-30, March – 2012 presentation entitled as “Effect of Deoxy group in enhancing the graphene dispersion in water”.
  • First rank in Mother tongue (Tamil) during SSLC (2002) and HSC (2004)
  • Second rank in college (2004-2006).
  • Fifth rank (SSLC) and Third rank in School (HSC)
  • Active participant in National Cadet Corp (NCC) -11 camps with higher rank of Cadet Under Officer
  • Felicitated with Silver medal by Trichy NCC-Group Commander for efficient role in Map reading and Shooting competitions in the NCC- Prestigious Thal Sainik Camp (TSC), Delhi during 2006.
  • Secured Young Leadership Award in NCC-All India Leadership Camp (ALC) held at Rajasthan, 2006.

Invited Talk

  • Invited Talk on “Recent Research Trends and Opportunities in Physics” at Thanthai Hans Roever College (Affiliated to Bharathidasan University), Perambalur on 28th September, 2022


Papers presented at Conferences

  • Poster entitled as “Graphene coating on conducting and insulating substrates by Mechanical beating method” in the international Conference GRAPHENE-2014 held at Centre de Congres Pierre Baudis, Toulouse, France during May (06-09),
  • Poster presentation entitled “Surface Oxygen influence resistive memory switching behaviour of graphene derivatives” during 27-29, 2023 in the 7th International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN-2023) organized by Department of Physics and Nanotechnology, SRM IST, Chennai
  • Oral Presentation in International Conference on Materials Science and Technology, 01st -04th March, 2016 at the Conference Center, University of Delhi, India
  • Poster Presentation in Indo-French Seminar on “Women in Science” through CEFIPRA during 3-5 February 2015
  • Poster in ICAFM-2014 international conference entitled as “Synthesis, structural, optical and magnetic properties of graphene-ZnO nanocomposite via acid free approach” held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, February (19-21),
  • Poster in IUMRS-2013 internatioanl conference entitled as “Acid-free preparation of Graphene-ZnO nanocomposite for photoca2talytic applications” held at IISc, Bangalore during December (16-20),
  • Oral Presentation in ICNN-2013 international conference entitled as “Influence of surfactants in the formation of graphene-ZnO nanocomposites” held at Mother Therasa Women’s University, Kodaikanal during July (11-12)
  • Poster“Synthesis and Characterization of water Soluble Graphene powder” in 2012 IEEE magnetic society summer School-21st -27th July, 2012- SRM University
  • Oral presentation “Preparation of highly dispersed graphene sheets in water” in the international conference on materials science and technology (ICMST 2012) held at Department of Physics, Sts. Thomas College, Pala, Kottayam – 686574, Kerala (June 10-14, 2012).
  • Poster – “Effect of Deoxy group in enhancing the graphene dispersion in water” in the National seminar on advanced materials (NSMPA-2012) held in Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore on 29-30, March – (Best Poster Award)
  • Oral Presentation– entitled as “High concentration graphene dispersion in aqueous media” in the national seminar on “Indigenous Nanomaterials Development for industrial applications” held on 27th & 28th February 2012 at Anna University,
  • Poster entitled as “Synthesis and Spectroscopic characterization of Akaganeite Nanoparticles” in the International Conference on Recent Frontiers in Applied Spectroscopy [ICORFAS-2010] held on September 22-24 in Department of Physics, Annamalai University
  • Oral Presentation in National Symposium named as Horizon 2010 on “Nanomaterials and their Applications” conducted by Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology in Trichy on 23rdOctober, entitled as “Effect of capping agent in synthesis of “Akaganeite Nanoparticles”.

Academic Experience: 2 Years

  • Assistant Professor in Physics, E&T, SRMIST, Trichy from 03.06.2022 To till date.
  • Assistant Professor in Physics at Sri Meenakshi Vidiyal Arts and Science College, Trichy from 20.09.2021 – 30.05.2022


Industry Experience: Nil

 Research Experience: 13 Years

Phil Scholar                     –        August, 2009 to November, 2010

Ph. D Scholar                  –        April, 2011 to January, 2020

Assistant Professor        –        2021 to till date

  • MRSI Trichy Chapter – Life time member No.: LMB2505