Dr Arun Prakash Periasamy
Arun joined our group as PDRA in Nov. 2018. He received his B.S, M.S and M. Phil degrees from Bharathiar University, India. He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry with specialization in electrochemistry from National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan in June 2011 under the guidance of Prof. Shen-Ming Chen. He was awarded Taiwan Government Scholarship for pursuing his Ph.D. degree. He worked as a Postdoctoral research fellow in Prof. Huan-Tsung Chang’s Bio and Nano Analytical group at National Taiwan University from Nov. 2011 to 2018. He has been awarded Young Scientist Medal in Advanced Materials World Congress 2018, Singapore. His research focuses on preparation of functional carbon nanocomposites and photoluminescent carbon nanomaterials for biosensing, photocatalysis, oxygen electrocatalysis and hydrogen evolution reaction. Arun is currently a PDRA in University of Surrey in Prof. Varcoe’s research group.