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Dr. Athira Krishnan

Assistant Professor (Sr. Grd.), Chemistry, School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri

Qualification: MSc, Ph.D
athirakrishnan@am.amrita.in
Research Interest: Corrosion Inhibitors, Electro/Photo Catalyst, Hydrogen Evolution reaction, Nanocomposites, Water Splitting reaction

Bio

Athira Krishnan received her M.Sc. in Chemistry from S.N. Collge, Kollam, Kerala University. She joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri Campus on July 2014. Her research interest involve the development of electro/photo catalyst for hydrogen generation reactions, devolopment of inhibitors for prevention of metal corrosion, development of green corrosion inhibitors.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

Understanding defect chemistry in tmos involved electrocatalytic oer; an analysis for advancement

Cite this Research Publication : Understanding defect chemistry in tmos involved electrocatalytic oer; an analysis for advancement, A Krishnan, R Ajay, J Anakha, USK Namboothiri, Surfaces and Interfaces, 101942.

Publisher : Surfaces and Interfaces

Year : 2022

Exploration of anti-corrosive activity of TP (thespesia populnea)-TiO2 composite coating for mild steel (CS) in aggressive environments

Cite this Research Publication : Exploration of anti-corrosive activity of TP (thespesia populnea)-TiO2 composite coating for mild steel (CS) in aggressive environments. Athira Krishnan, Korean J. Chem. Eng. (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11814-022-1158-4

Publisher : Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering

Year : 2021

Surface engineering of Ni-P electrode by cobalt oxide co-deposition for electrochemical hydrogen evolution reaction

Cite this Research Publication : Surface engineering of Ni-P electrode by cobalt oxide co-deposition for electrochemical hydrogen evolution reaction, A Krishnan, S Viswanath, AC Mohan, R Panchami, PV Vishwanathan, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 9 (4), 105300

Publisher : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering

Year : 2021

Influence of materials and fabrication strategies in tailoring the anticorrosive property of superhydrophobic coatings

Cite this Research Publication : Influence of materials and fabrication strategies in tailoring the anticorrosive property of superhydrophobic coatings, A Krishnan, AV Krishnan, A Ajith, SMA Shibli, Surfaces and Interfaces 25, 101238

Publisher : Surfaces and Interfaces

Year : 2021

Tuning of Photocatalytic Performance of CeO2-Fe2O3 Composite by Sn-doping for the Effective Degradation of Methlene Blue (MB) and Methyl Orange (MO) dyes

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Vishwanathan, P. Vinitha, A. Mohan, C., Panchami, R., Viswanath, S., and Krishnan, A. V., “Tuning of Photocatalytic Performance of CeO2-Fe2O3 Composite by Sn-doping for the Effective Degradation of Methlene Blue (MB) and Methyl Orange (MO) dyes”, Surfaces and Interfaces, vol. 22, p. 100808, 2021.

Publisher : Surfaces and Interfaces, Volume 22, p.100808 (2021)

Year : 2020

Vacancy mediated improvement in electrocatalytic HER on Nano-CeO2-Al2O3 incorporated Ni-P electrode

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, M. Sha, A., Basheer, R., Riyas, A. H., and S.M.A. Shibli, “Vacancy mediated improvement in electrocatalytic HER on Nano-CeO2-Al2O3 incorporated Ni-P electrode”, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, vol. 116, p. 105138, 2020.

Publisher : Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing

Year : 2020

Electroactive P-Ani/core-shell/TiO2/TiO2-WO3 employed surface engineering of Ni-P electrodes for alkaline hydrogen evolution reaction

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan and Shibli, S. Muhammadhu, “Electroactive P-Ani/core-shell/TiO2/TiO2-WO3 employed surface engineering of Ni-P electrodes for alkaline hydrogen evolution reaction”, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, vol. 87, pp. 198 - 212, 2020.

Publisher : Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

Year : 2020

Facile synthesis of a versatile Ti/Ti-W@PANI nanocomposite for sustainable hydrogen production under solar irradiation

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Bhagya, T. C., and S.M.A. Shibli, “Facile synthesis of a versatile Ti/Ti-W@PANI nanocomposite for sustainable hydrogen production under solar irradiation”, Applied Surface Science, vol. 507, p. 145093, 2020.

Publisher : Applied Surface Science

Year : 2020

A novel high performance Ti/Ti–W- reinforced polyaniline functionalized Ni–P electrode for high sensitive detection of dopamine from urine sample

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Dr. Beena S., and S.M.A. Shibli, “A novel high performance Ti/Ti–W- reinforced polyaniline functionalized Ni–P electrode for high sensitive detection of dopamine from urine sample”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol. 244, p. 122680, 2020

Publisher : Materials Chemistry and Physics,

Year : 2019

Unfolding the anticorrosive characteristics of TiO2–WO3 mixed oxide reinforced polyaniline composite coated mild steel in alkaline environment

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Joseph, B., Bhaskar, K. M., Suma, M. S., and Shibli, S. M. A., “Unfolding the anticorrosive characteristics of TiO2–WO3 mixed oxide reinforced polyaniline composite coated mild steel in alkaline environment”, Polymer Composites, vol. 40, pp. 2400-2409, 2019.

Publisher : Polymer Composites

Year : 2019

Exploration and Evaluation of Proton Source-assisted Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Generation

Cite this Research Publication : T. C. Bhagya, Athira Krishnan, S, A. Rajan, M, A. Sha, Sreelekshmy, B. R., Jineesh, P., and Shibli, S. M. A., “Exploration and Evaluation of Proton Source-assisted Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Generation”, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., vol. 18, pp. 1716-1726, 2019

Publisher : Photochem Photobiol Sci

Year : 2019

Pseudomonas Putida RSS Biopassivation of Mild Steel for Long Term Corrosion Inhibition

Cite this Research Publication : M. S. Suma, Basheer, R., Sreelekshmy, B. R., Vipinlal, V., M. Sha, A., Jineesh, P., Athira Krishnan, Archana, S. R., Saji, V. S., and S.M.A. Shibli, “Pseudomonas Putida RSS Biopassivation of Mild Steel for Long Term Corrosion Inhibition”, International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, vol. 137, pp. 59 - 67, 2019

Publisher : International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation

Year : 2018

Optimization of an efficient, economic and eco-friendly inhibitor based on Sesbania grandiflora leaf extract for the mild steel corrosion in aggressive HCl environment

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan and S.M.A. Shibli, “Optimization of an Efficient, Economic and Eco-friendly Inhibitor based on Sesbania Grandiflora Leaf Extract for the Mild Steel Corrosion in Aggressive HCl Environment”, Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 210–216, 2018

Publisher : Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials

Year : 2018

Unfolding the anticorrosive characteristics of TiO2–WO3 mixed oxidere-inforced polyaniline composite coated mild steel in alkaline environment

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Bency Joseph, Krishna M Bhaskar, Suma M S, and S. M. A. Shibli, “Unfolding the Anticorrosive Characteristics of TiO2–WO3 Mixed Oxidere-inforced Polyaniline Composite Coated Mild Steel in Alkaline Environment”, Polymer Composites, pp. 2400-2409, 2019.

Publisher : Polymer Composites

Year : 2018

In Situ Surface Decoration of a Titanium Nanosubstrate by a TiO2–WO3 Composite

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Shibli, A., and Muhammadhu, S., “In Situ Surface Decoration of a Titanium Nanosubstrate by a TiO2–WO3 Composite”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 57, pp. 16217-16226, 2018

Publisher : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research .

Year : 2017

Synergistic Effect of Sodium Tungstate and Sodium Silicate with Pthalic Acid – Zn2+ System for Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel in Industrial Cooling Water Medium

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Shibli, S. M. A., S, A., Aravind, C., ,, and , “Synergistic Effect of Sodium Tungstate and Sodium Silicate with Pthalic Acid – Zn2+ System for Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel in Industrial Cooling Water Medium”, Asian Journal of Chemistry , vol. 29, pp. 2755-2760, 2017.

Publisher : Asian Journal of Chemistry

Conference Paper

Year : 2018

Synthesis and Characterization of CeO2 modified reduced-GO nanocomposite for water splitting reaction under visible light irradiation.

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Aswani J, Sukanya Nayar, and S. M. A. Shibli, “Synthesis and Characterization of CeO2 modified reduced-GO nanocomposite for water splitting reaction under visible light irradiation. ”, in MATCOM-2018, A national seminar on “Frontline approaches in material science and computational chemistry” , Department of Chemistry, S.N.Womens, Kollam, 2018.

Publisher : MATCOM-2018, A national seminar on “Frontline approaches in material science and computational chemistry”

Year : 2018

Photocatalytic Degradation of Methlene Blue (MB) and Methyl Orange (MO) Dyes using Sn-doped CeO2-Fe2O3 Composite

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Aswani J, Chandran, M., and Shibli, S. M. A., “Photocatalytic Degradation of Methlene Blue (MB) and Methyl Orange (MO) Dyes using Sn-doped CeO2-Fe2O3 Composite”, National seminar on theoretical arsenals of modern chemistry. Post Graduate Department of Polymer Chemistry, Government College, Attingal, 2018.

Publisher : National seminar on theoretical arsenals of modern chemistry. Post Graduate Department of Polymer Chemistry, Government College, Attingal.

Year : 2017

Green Mediated Synthesis of CeO2-rGO Nanocomposites for Hydrogen Production Under Visible Light Irradiation

Cite this Research Publication : S. M. A. Shibli, Athira Krishnan, Bency Joseph, and Krishna M Bhaskar, “Green Mediated Synthesis of CeO2-rGO Nanocomposites for Hydrogen Production Under Visible Light Irradiation”, in Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials (HEAM 2017), Department of Chemistry, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita University, India and Department of Chemistry, University of Kerala, Kariavattom Campus, Thiruvananthapuram, 2017.

Publisher : Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials (HEAM 2017)

Year : 2017

Fabrication of PANI-TiO2 incorporated Ni-P electrode for alkaline water electrolysis

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Bency Joseph, Krishna M Bhaskar, and S. M. A. Shibli, “Fabrication of PANI-TiO2 incorporated Ni-P electrode for alkaline water electrolysis”, in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy ), 2017

Publisher : 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy )

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2019

Fabrication and Evaluation of CeO2-Fe2O3 Mixed Oxide for Hydrogen Evolution by Photo Water Splitting Reaction Under Visible Light Irradiation

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Beena, S., and Chandran, M., “Fabrication and Evaluation of CeO2-Fe2O3 Mixed Oxide for Hydrogen Evolution by Photo Water Splitting Reaction Under Visible Light Irradiation”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 18. pp. 4968 - 4976, 2019.

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings

Year : 2019

Titanium Dioxide Decorated Polyaniline Nanocomposite Induced Photo Catalytic Water Splitting Reaction for Hydrogen Generation

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Aswini, J., Syamli, S., Sukanya Nayar, and S.M.A. Shibli, “Titanium Dioxide Decorated Polyaniline Nanocomposite Induced Photo Catalytic Water Splitting Reaction for Hydrogen Generation”, Accepted for publication in Materials today proceedings.(ICPSE 2019). 2019.

Year : 2017

Photo catalytic water splitting: recent advances and future challenges

Cite this Research Publication :
Shyamily and Athira Krishnan, “Photo catalytic water splitting: recent advances and future challenges”, Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials (HEAM 2017). University of Kerala, Kariavattom Campus., 2017.

Publisher : Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials (HEAM 2017),

Year : 2017

Green mediated synthesis of CeO2-rGO nanocomposites for hydrogen production under visible light irradiations in Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials

Cite this Research Publication : S. M. A. Shibli, Athira Krishnan, Bency Joseph, and Krishna M Bhaskar, “Green mediated synthesis of CeO2-rGO nanocomposites for hydrogen production under visible light irradiations in Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials”, HEAM 2017. department of chemistry, University of Kerala, Kariavattom Campus., 2017.

Publisher : HEAM 2017. department of chemistry, University of Kerala, Kariavattom Campus

Year : 2017

Fabrication of PANI-TiO2 incorporated Ni-P electrode for alkaline water electrolysis

Cite this Research Publication : Athira Krishnan, Bency Joseph, Krishna M Bhaskar, and S. M. A. Shibli, “Fabrication of PANI-TiO2 incorporated Ni-P electrode for alkaline water electrolysis”, in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy ), 2017

Publisher : 2017 IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy )

Achivements
  • Successfully completed an FDP on “Managing Online Classes and CO-CREATING MOOCS:2.0” sponsored by Ministry of human resource development, Govt.of India
  • Chancellor’s Publication Award, AIRA award 2021
  • First rank in Kerala University for under graduate and post graduate levels.
  • Avail State merit and UGC scholarships.
  • Eligibility for UGC and DST-INSPIRE fellowships.
Conference Attended
  • National Conference on ‘Machine Learning Approaches in Chemistry – A Trend on Quantom Chemistry’ held at S.N. College, Chengannur from August 6-8.
Ongoing Research
  1. Present study mainly deals with the development of ceria based catalyst for photo as well as electo chemical hydrogen generation reaction.
  2. Other work focuses on the development of inhibitors for preventing corrosion of metals. This work also involves the development of green corrosion inhibitors.

 

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