Previous positions

  • Postdoctoral Resarch Fellow: Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France (Feb 2009 - April 2010)
  • Postdoctoral Resarch Fellow: Rice University, Houston, USA (Sept 2007 - Jan 2009)
  • Postdoctoral Research fellow: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA, November 2005 – August 2007


  • Ph.D Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
  • MSc Physics, Calicut University, Kerala, India 

Awards and Fellowships

  • DAE Young Scientist Research Award (2012)
  • Editorial Member for International Journal, 'GRAPHENE'  
  • Member, Electrochemical Society

Fields of research interests
Multifunctional nanostructured materials, Energy storage- Hydrogen storage, CO2 sorption, Lithium ion battery, Supercapacitor, and Hybrid energy devices

US patents - 2 (filed)
Indian patent -1 (filed)
Book chapters: 2
Peer reviewed Journals: 36 
Invited Talks: ~60

Dr. M. M. Shaijumon

Associate Professor
School of Physics
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER)
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Email: shaiju at
Tel: +91-471-2599417
Fax: +91-471-2599427

M. M. Shaijumon is currently an Associate Professor in School of Physics at Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram, India. Before joining IISER, he worked as a post doctoral research associate with Professor Pulickel M. Ajayan at RPI, New York and Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA and with Prof. Patrice Simon at Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France. His research interests are in the area of Nanomaterials and Energy Storage, focussing on the synthesis of novel nanostructures, design and development of various energy storage devices. Shaijumon received his Ph.D in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (Thesis Advisor: Professor Sundara Ramaprabhu) in 2005 and a M.Sc in Physics from St. Thomas college, Trissur, Kerala and B.Sc in Physics from Sir Syed college, Taliparamba, Kerala (University of Calicut, India). He has two US patent and an Indian patent (filed). Shaijumon has more than 30 publications in International journals, has co-authored two text book chapters  and has given more than 60 invited talks including conference presentations. He is one of the co-inventors of paper battery, a flexible nanocomposite based energy device, which has been patented.