Dr. V. Mahendran

Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D.

Details of Educational Qualification:

Course Specialization Group College Name/University Year of Passing
Post-Doctoral Fellow Complex Fluids Physical Sciences University of Twente, Netherlands 2018
Ph.D. Physical Sciences Physical Sciences Homi Bhabha National Institute (Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam) 2015
M.Sc. Applied Physics Physics National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli , India 2009
B.Sc. Physics B.Sc. The American College, Madurai Kamarajar University, India 2007

Note : Students are advised to meet me in Room No : SB-104 at any time other than my class hours mentioned in the below timetable for any discussions related to the subjects & research.

My Schedule for 2019-20


My Publications

S.No Title of the Paper Full Details of Journal Name / Conference Name, Volume number, page number, Date
1 “Macromolecular conformation changes at oil-water interface in the presence of cations” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 497, 90-100 (2016), 2015
2 “Probing of Competitive Displacement Adsorption of Casein at Oil-in-Water Interface Using Equilibrium Force Distance Measurements” J. Phys. Chem. B 119 (22), 6828-6835 (2015)
3 “Temperature dependent light transmission in ferrofluids” Optics Communications 342, 224-229(2015), 2014
4 “Non-enzymatic glucose detection using magnetic nanoemulsions” Appl. Phys. Lett., 105, 12311(2014)
5 “Influence of Ag+ interaction on 1D droplet array spacing and the repulsive force between stimuli-responsive nanoemulsion droplets” Langmuir, 30, 10213−10220 (2014)
6 “Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Ferrite Nanoparticles and Nanofluids with Tunable Curie Temperature” J. Nanofluids 03,210-216 (2014)
7 “Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Magnetite Nanoparticles” J. Nanoscience Nanotechnol. 14, 5790-5797(2014)
8 “Near infrared light absorption in magnetic nanoemulsion under external magnetic field” Optics Comm. 323:54-60(2014)
9 “Infrared thermography based defect detection in ferromagnetic specimens using low frequency alternating magnetic field induced heating” Infrared Phys. Technol. 64:125-133 (2014)
10 “A Simple, In-Expensive and Ultrasensitive Magnetic Nanofluid Based Sensor for Detection of Cations, Ethanol and Ammonia ” J. Nanofluids 2,112-119 (2013)
11 “A Simple Approach to Produce Stable Ferrofluids Without Surfactants and With High Temperature Stability” J. Nanofluids. 2, 94-103, (2013). Link
12 “Magnetic nanofluid based approach for imaging defects”J. Nanofluids 2, (2013)
13 “A methanol sensor based on stimulus-responsive magnetic nanoemulsions” Sens. Actuators B Chem. 185, 488–495(2013)
14 “Sensing of Biologically Important Cations like Na+, K+, Ca2+, Cu2+and Fe3+ using Magnetic Nanoemulsions” Langmuir 29, 4252−4258(2013)
15 “Spectral response of magnetic nanofluid to toxic cations” Appl. Phys. Lett. 102,163109(2013)
16 “Naked eye visualization of defects in ferromagnetic materials and components” NDT & E Int. 60,100 - 109(2013)
17 “An optical technique for fast and ultrasensitive detection of ammonia using magnetic nanofluids” Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 063107(2013), 2012
18 “Nanofluid based optical sensor for rapid visual inspection of defects in ferromagnetic materials” Appl. Phys. Lett.; 100, 073104(2012), 2010
19 “Gas-Sensing Properties of Needle-Shaped Ni-Doped SnO2 Nanocrystals Prepared by a Simple Sol–Gel Chemical Precipitation Method.” Chem. Asian J. 5, 2379 – 2385(2010)