TNEA Councelling Code : 2377


Functional Materials Laboratory


  • At our cutting-edge facility, we delve into the fascinating realm of functional materials, exploring their diverse applications in various fields. With a focus on innovation and advancement, our team is dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research in the areas of supercapacitors, corrosion, and electrochemical sensors.

  • Supercapacitors represent a cornerstone of our research, as we strive to develop energy storage solutions that are not only efficient but also environmentally sustainable. Through meticulous experimentation and analysis, we aim to push the boundaries of energy storage technology, paving the way for enhanced performance and reliability.

  • In addition, our laboratory is at the forefront of corrosion research, addressing the challenges posed by material degradation in diverse environments. By unraveling the complexities of corrosion mechanisms, we seek to develop novel strategies for corrosion prevention and mitigation, ensuring the longevity and integrity of materials in critical applications.

  • Furthermore, our expertise extends to the realm of electrochemical sensors, where we explore innovative approaches to sensing and detection. Whether it's for environmental monitoring, medical diagnostics, or industrial applications, our sensors are designed to deliver accurate and reliable results, empowering various industries with advanced sensing capabilities.

  • Driven by a passion for scientific discovery and technological innovation, the Functional Materials Laboratory is committed to pushing the boundaries of possibility. Join us on our journey as we explore the vast potential of functional materials and their transformative impact on the world.

Dr Kumaravel A

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

Research Areas
Supercapacitors, Batteries, Electrochemical corrosion, and Electrochemical sensors

Ms. Kamalaveni N

Ph.D Scholar

Ms. Gowsalya R

Ph.D Scholar

Funded Projects

Synthesis of a novel, highly hydrophobic and antimicrobial organic inhibitors for corrosion protection applications of mild steel in acidic medium

Funding Agency : DST-SERB-TARE
Total Project cost : 18,30,000
Duration : 3 years (2021-24)
Contact Details
Functional Material Laboratory
PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research
Avinashi Road, Neelambur
Coimbatore - 641 062