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Dr. Sreekanth K. M.

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Amrita School of Physical Science, Coimbatore

Qualification: MSc, Ph.D
km_sreekanth@cb.amrita.edu
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Research Interest: Multifunctional Oxide Material; IndianArcheotechnology; Biogenic silica; Magnetic Materials; Photocatalysis, Science of Multifunctional Materials

Bio

Dr. Sreekanth K. M. currently serves as Assistant Professor in Physics, Department of Sciences, Amrita School of Physical Science, Coimbatore. Dr. Sreekanth K. M. did his postgraduate degree in Physics from Mahatma Gandhi University. He completed his Ph. D. in Material Physics from KTH – The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. His thesis work was focused on Magnetism in Band Gap Engineered Sputtered Thin Films. His areas of research include Multifunctional Oxide Material.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2023

ZnO codoped with Si and Mn–Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic reduction of hazardous chromium (VI) by the codoped ZnO

Cite this Research Publication : N Amal, M Athira Chandran, KM Sreekanth, G Sivasubramanian, A Chithra Mohan, SL Gowri, Rishika Narendran, KM Sreedhar, "
ZnO codoped with Si and Mn–Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic reduction of hazardous chromium (VI) by the codoped ZnO", Materials Today: Proceedings Volume 80 Pages 947-951, 2023

Publisher : Elsevier

Year : 2021

ZnO Co-Doped With Ni and Mg – Preparaton By Co-Precipitation, Characterisation and Effect of Amount of the Co-Dopants on the band width of ZnO

Cite this Research Publication : K. M. Sreedhar, Sangeeth Sivan, Karthik Raja, Kirti Suresh, Sreelekshmi R, Appu Palat, Sreekanth K M, ZnO Co-Doped With Ni and Mg - Preparaton By Co-Precipitation, Characterisation and Effect of Amount of the Co-Dopants on the band width of ZnO, RASĀYAN Journal of Chemistry, 14(2), 1289-296(2021) http://dx.doi.org/10.31788/ RJC.2021.1426031

Publisher : RASĀYAN Journal of Chemistry

Year : 2021

Micro circular economy conceptualized though the sustainable synthesis of a valuable opaline silica based microcidal, non-cytotoxic and free radical scavenging, composite from the dung of vechur cattle – A rare breed of bos taurus indicus

Cite this Research Publication : Mohan, L.; Archana, P.; Varma, M. M.; Kocherla, M.; Sreedhar, K. M.; Sreekanth, K. M.; Sivasubramanian, G. Micro Circular Economy Conceptualized Though the Sustainable Synthesis of a Valuable Opaline Silica Based Microcidal, Non-Cytotoxic and Free Radical Scavenging, Composite from the Dung of Vechur Cattle – A Rare Breed of Bos Taurus Indicus. Materials Today: Proceedings 2021, S2214785320401397

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings

Year : 2020

Synthesis and Characterizations of a Versatile Silica Incorporated Magnesium-Zinc Oxide Photocatalyst

Cite this Research Publication : Chandran, M. A.; Amal, N.; Sreedhar, K. M.; Sivasubramanian, G.; Sreekanth, K. M. Synthesis and Characterizations of a Versatile Silica Incorporated Magnesium-Zinc Oxide Photocatalyst. RJC 2020, 13 (04), 2616–2625

Publisher : RJC

Year : 2018

Co-Precipitation as A Tool for Effective Doping of Magnesium in Zinc Oxide: Studies On Structural, Optical And Photocatalytic Properties

Cite this Research Publication : Varma, U. S.; Gautham, P.; Kumar, D. V. R.; Sreekanth, K. M.; Sivasubramanian, G.; Sreedhar, K. M. Co-Precipitation as A Tool for Effective Doping of Magnesium in Zinc Oxide: Studies On Structural, Optical And Photocatalytic Properties. RJC 2018, 11 (4), 1491–1500

Publisher : RJC

Year : 2018

Synthesis, structural and optical properties of Mn Doped ZnO with its photocatalytic activity

Cite this Research Publication : Gautham, P.; Varma, U. S.; Sreekanth, K. M.; Kumar, D. V. R.; Sreedhar, K. M.; Sivasubramanian, G. Synthesis, Structural and Optical Properties of Mn Doped ZnO with Its Photocatalytic Activity. Asian J. Chem. 2018, 30 (12), 2631–2637

Publisher : Asian Journal of Chemistry

Year : 2015

Effect of iron oxide nanoparticle in bio digestion of a portable food-waste digester

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sreekanth K. M. and Dr. Debjyoti Sahu, “Effect of iron oxide nanoparticle in bio digestion of a portable food-waste digester”, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 7, pp. 353-359, 2015.

Publisher : Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research

Year : 2013

A comparative study of room temperature ferromagnetism in MgO films deposited by rf/dc sputtering using high purity Mg and MgO targets

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sreekanth K. M., Fan, J., Biswas, A., Rao, G. M., Sreelatha, K. S., Lyubov Belova, and K Rao, V., “A comparative study of room temperature ferromagnetism in MgO films deposited by rf/dc sputtering using high purity Mg and MgO targets”, Materials Express, vol. 3, pp. 328–334, 2013.

Publisher : Materials Express

Year : 2013

Magnetism of Amorphous and Nanocrystallized dc-sputter-deposited MgO Thin Films

Cite this Research Publication : , Mahadeva, K., Fan, J. C., ,, Sreelatha, K. S., Belova, L., and V., K., “RaoMagnetism of Amorphous and Nanocrystallized dc-sputter-deposited MgO Thin Films”, Nanomaterials, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 486-497, 2013.

Publisher : Nanomaterials

Year : 2013

P-Type ZnO materials: Theory, growth, properties and devices

Cite this Research Publication : J. Cab Fan, Dr. Sreekanth K. M., Xie, Zd, Chang, S. Le, and Rao, K. Va, “P-Type ZnO materials: Theory, Growth, Properties and Devices”, Progress in Materials Science, vol. 58, pp. 874-985, 2013.

Publisher : Progress in Materials Science

Year : 2013

Magnetism of Amorphous and Nano-Crystallized Dc-Sputter-Deposited MgO Thin Films

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sreekanth K. M., Fan, J., Biswas, A., Sreelatha, K. S., Lyubov Belova, and Rao, K. V., “Magnetism of Amorphous and Nano-Crystallized Dc-Sputter-Deposited MgO Thin Films”, Nanomaterials, vol. 3, pp. 486–497, 2013.

Publisher : Nanomaterials

Year : 2011

D-Aminoacid Oxidase-Fe2O3 Nanoparticle Complex Mediated Antitumor Activity in Swiss Albino Mice

Cite this Research Publication : D. Saratchand A, KV, R., Krishnan, N. Cherupally, and Dr. Sreekanth K. M., “D-Aminoacid Oxidase-Fe2O3 Nanoparticle Complex Mediated Antitumor Activity in Swiss Albino Mice”, Journal of Cancer Therapy, vol. 2, pp. 666-674, 2011.

Publisher : Scientific Research Publishing

Conference Paper

Year : 2022

ZnO and Mn doped ZnO generated under three different synthesis conditions and photocatalytic reduction of hazardous hexavalent chromium by these photocatalysts

Cite this Research Publication : Malavika Menon, Daphne Mary John, KM Sreekanth, G Sivasubramanian, PJ Sajna, Santhy S Dharan, Silpa Sathyan, L Devika, S Aiswarya, Karthik Raja, KM Sreedhar, ZnO and Mn doped ZnO generated under three different synthesis conditions and photocatalytic reduction of hazardous hexavalent chromium by these photocatalysts, Materialstoday: Proceedings,Volume 66, Part 4, 2022, Pages 2374-2380

Publisher : Materialstoday: Proceedings

Year : 2022

Foxtail millet husk as an innovative biomass in the preparation of silica-silver composite with antimicrobial and free radicle scavenging activities

Cite this Research Publication : PP Darshitha, Athul Ravi, P Lasya, Maneesha Menon, G Sivasubramanian, KM Sreekanth, KM Sreedhar, Foxtail millet husk as an innovative biomass in the preparation of silica-silver composite with antimicrobial and free radicle scavenging activities, Materialstoday: Proceedings, Volume 66, Part 4, 2022, Pages 1830-1836

Publisher : Materialstoday: Proceedings

Year : 2022

ZnO codoped with Si and Mn – Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic reduction of hazardous chromium (VI) by the codopedZnO

Cite this Research Publication : Sreekanth K M et al, ZnO codoped with Si and Mn – Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic reduction of hazardous chromium (VI) by the codopedZnO, Materials Today: Proceedings 2022

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings

Year : 2013

Room Temperature Ferromagnetism and Band Gap Investigations in Mg Doped ZnO RF/DC Sputtered Films

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sreekanth K. M., Quan, Z. - Y., Fan, J. C., Albargi, H. B., Gehring, G. A., Riazanova, A., Belova, L., and Rao, K. V., “Room Temperature Ferromagnetism and Band Gap Investigations in Mg Doped ZnO RF/DC Sputtered Films”, in Symposium F – Oxide Semiconductors and Thin Films, 2013, vol. 1494, pp. 115-120.

Publisher : Symposium F – Oxide Semiconductors and Thin Films

Year : 2013

Suppression of Ferromagnetic Ordering in thicker co-sputtered Mn doped MgO Films

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sreekanth K. M., Quan, Z. - Y., Fan, J. C., Sreelatha, K. S., Belova, L., Puzniak, R., and Rao, K. V., “Suppression of Ferromagnetic Ordering in thicker co-sputtered Mn doped MgO Films”, in Symposium S – Nanostructured Metal Oxides for Advanced Applications, 2013.

Publisher : Symposium S – Nanostructured Metal Oxides for Advanced Applications

Year : 2013

Band Gap Engineering and Room Temperature Ferromagnetism of MgxZn(1-x)O Thin films

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sreekanth K. M., “Band Gap Engineering and Room Temperature Ferromagnetism of MgxZn(1-x)O Thin films”, in Symposium XX:Oxide thin films and Heterostructures for Advanced Information and Energy Technologies, 2013.

Publisher : Symposium XX:Oxide thin films and Heterostructures for Advanced Information and Energy Technologies

Book

Year : 2013

Magnetism in Band Gap Engineered Sputtered MgxZn(1-x)O Thin Films

Cite this Research Publication : Magnetism in Band Gap Engineered Sputtered MgxZn(1-x)O Thin Films; KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm: 2013. , p. xii, 80; URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-122488, ISBN: 978-91-7501-807-2 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-122488DiVA, id: diva2:622669

Publisher : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Qualification
  • Ph.D. (KTH- The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden-ranked 89 in QS World University Rankings)
  • MSc
Research

Ongoing Projects

Sl. No: Title of project Total cost Funding Agency Duration
1. “Utilization of micronutrients rich indigenous cow dung to develop an innovative dermal trace metal delivery system with multifunctional facets” (Co-PI) Rs.78,22,455/- DST/SEED/SUTRA/ 2020/232 2021-2023
2. ““An Archeotechnological innovation orchestrating a sustainable architecture towards functional food contact metallic surfaces for the indigent and ethno-classical art-theatre percussion instruments” (PI) Rs.7000000/- DST (SHRI) 2023-2025
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