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Sesha Srinivasan



  • Higher Ed: Science, Higher Ed: Education, Higher Ed: Engineering, Teacher: Science, Researcher 


Dr. Srinivasan is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Physics Department, Tuskegee University who involved in full-load teaching, supervising externally funded research projects, and service activities at the university. He has more than a decade of research experience in interdisciplinary areas of research on experimental Condensed Matter or Materials Physics, Renewable Energy, and Nanotechnology. He has secured approximately $0.5M in externally funded projects in terms of equipment acquisition and undergraduate and graduate students' research support. At Tuskegee University, Dr. Srinivasan has an well established research laboratory which is housed with number of state-of-the-art equipment such as fume hood, nitrogen filled glove box, BET surface area analyzer, hydrogen sorption apparatus, muffle, tube furnaces and high energy planetary ball mill etc. He is currently supervising and mentoring four undergraduate students from both the main stream Physics major and double major students. Dr. Srinivasan has one US patent, 6 book chapters and more than 50 peer reviewed journal publications to his credit. 


Materials Physics or Condensed Matter Physics - Experimental
Renewable Energy, Hydrogen Production and Storage
Fuel Cells, Electrochemical batteries
Thermal Storage
Synthesis and Characterization of hard and soft materials, polymers, carbons, graphene oxides, ceramics, oxides and hydrides
Education and outreach 


1. Hydrogen-storing hydride complexes, Sesha Srinivasan, Michael Niemann, D.Yogi Goswami, and Elias K. Stefanakos, US Patent # 8,153,020, April 10, 2012.

1. Development of Novel Nanostructures and Nanoscale Complex Hydrides for Reversible Hydrogen Storage, Sesha Srinivasan and P.C. Sharma, InTech Publications, (doi: 10.5772/50171), 2012, 26 Pages.

2. Enhancement of hydrogen storage behavior of complex hydrides via bimetallic nanocatalyst doping, Sesha Srinivasan and P.C. Sharma, Catalysts 2012, 2, 434-446 (ISSN 2073-4344).

1. Investigation of Polyaniline Nanocomposites and Cross-Linked Polyaniline for Hydrogen Storage, Emre Demirocak, Sarada Kuravi, Manoj Ram, Chand K. Jotshi, Sesha S. Srinivasan, Ashok, Kumar, D. Yogi Goswami, Elias K. Stefanakos, D., Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 445, 2012, pp 571-576, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, doi: 10.4028/

2. Spillover enhancement for hydrogen storage by Pt doped hypercrosslinked polystyrene, Dervis Emre Demirocak, Manoj K. Ram, Sesha S. Srinivasan, Ashok Kumar, D. Yogi Goswami, Elias K. Stefanakos, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 37, 2012, 12402-12410.

3. Volumetric hydrogen sorption measurements - Uncertainty error analysis and the importance of thermal equilibration time, Dervis Emre Demirocak, Sesha S. Srinivasan, Manoj K. Ram, D. Yogi Goswami, Elias K. Stefanakos, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, In Press, (Corrected Proof, Available online 5 December 2012).

1. Nanomaterials for On-board Hydrogen Storage, Sesha S. Srinivasan1, D. Emre Demirocak, D. Yogi Goswami, Elias K. Stefanakos, Prakash C. Sharma, J. of Energy (Article Submitted, December 2012).

2. Hydrogen Production using Solar Energy, Jeremiah F. Wilson, Sammie Ely III, Bria M. Moore, Sesha S. Srinivasan, and Prakash C. Sharma, J. Undergraduate Research in Physics (Article submitted, December 10, 2012).

1. Physico-chemical Characteristics of Oil Spill sediments collected from the Gulf of Mexico, Jeremiah F. Wilson, Sammie Ely III, Sesha S. Srinivasan, and Prakash C. Sharma, J. Env. Sci. Tech. (Planned to submit by December 15, 2012).