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Dr. Mahendra Kumar S

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Associate Professor
Educational Qualification M. Tech., Ph D

Teaching: 12 years

Industry: 01 years
R&D: 08 years

Area of Interest

Nano powder synthesis and characterization

Date of Joining RVCE

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Project Guided:

Number of UG projects guided: 05

Number of PG projects guided: 02


National Journals: Nil

National Conference: 01

International Journals: Nil

International Conferences: 02


List of National Conference publications:

  1. S.Mahendra Kumar, Advances in Fuel Cell Technology, National Conference at MIT, Manipal, April 2008  

List of International Conference publications:

  1. Presented paper entitled "Microwave Plasma Synthesis of Silicon and Titanium Nitride Nanopowders " in International Conference on Materials in Advanced technologies (ICMAT- 2011) from 26 June to 1 July, 2011 at SUNTEC Singapore
  2. Presented poster entitled "Microwave plasma synthesis of TiO2 nanopowder" in International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICONSAT 2010) at IIT-Bombay from 17th to 20th February 2010.


  1. S. Mahendra Kumar, Parag A. Deshpande, M. Krishna, M. S. Krupashankara, Giridhar Madras, "Photocatalytic Activity of Microwave, Plasma-Synthesized TiO2 Nanopowder", Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, Vol. 30, NO. 4, August 2010, pp. 461-470. 2010
  2. S. Mahendra Kumar , K Murugan, S.B Chnadrasekhar, Neha Hebalikar, M. Krishna, B.S. Satyanarayana and Giridhar Madras "Synthesis and characterization of nano silicon and titanium nitride powders using atmospheric microwave plasma technique" J. Chem. Sci. Vol. 124, No. 3, May 2012, pp. 557–563.


  1. Underwent 3 months pre-commission military training program at Officers Training Academy, Kamptee, Nagpur from 28thNov 2011-25th Feb 2012. Stood 1st for Kar & Goa directorate among all the officers' cadets in the camp, passed the course with "A" Grade and been commissioned as a Associate NCC officer with Lieutenant rank.
  2. Received award of Rs 6.5 lakhs for my project entitled "Microwave Plasma Synthesis of Nanopowders and their functional Characterization." from VGST Govt of Karnataka under the category Seed Money to young scientist for Research (SMYSR) for the year 2010-11


Young Scientist Award 2010-11 from Vision Group of Science and Technology, Karnataka.


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