Awards and Fellowships
Dr. M. M. Shaijumon
M. M. Shaijumon is currently an Assistant 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 50 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.