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Rajesh Murugesan


  • PostDoc

Tél. : 0322825790

Descriptif des activités de recherche

Organic electrode materials are very attractive for electrochemical energy storage devices because they can be flexible, lightweight, low cost, benign to the environment, and used in a variety of device architectures. Organic materials provide an excellent opportunity to further improve existing energy storage technologies and a versatile platform to develop novel electrochemical energy storage system. The research on organic polymer batteries evolved with the discovery of the electronic conductivity of doped conjugated polymers. The Current research is aimed to design of new oligomers, conducting polymers with redox properties and functional hybrid materials for energy storage applications. The work will be conducted under the scientific supervision and responsibility of Dr. Matthieu Becuwe.


  • Post doctoral position 1 School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, South Korea. Oct. 2017 to Sep 2018, Developing Li-ion and Na-ion conducting ceramic/hybrid solid electrolytes for solid state batteries.
  • PhD (2017) in Department of Chemistry, Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea. Thesis on “Different synthesis techniques of conducting polymer nanostructures for supercapacitor electrodes”.
  • M.Sc., (2008) in Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, India. Thesis on “Environmentally friendly solvent free microwave synthesis of various Schiff’s base”.


·   Six years of research experience in the area of synthetic chemist in pharmaceuticals industry.
·   Multistep synthesis of organic molecules.
·   Carrying out experiments on macro-scale to micro-scale reactions by maintaining stringent reaction conditions and parameters.
·   Expertise in purification techniques- silica gel & alumina column purification, high vaccum distillation, thin layer chromatography, recrystallization techniques.
·   Interpretation of NMR, Mass, FTIR, HPLC, GC, UV and TGA spectra for organic compounds.
·   Four years of research experience in the area of energy storage materials.
·   Various synthesis methods: Hydrothermal synthesis, electrochemical coating methods, chemical deposition method, microwave, co-precipitation and spin coating technique.
·    Electrochemical characterization for energy storage materials by Cyclic voltammetry, Galvanostatic charge/discharge and Electrochemical Impedance spectroscopy techniques.
·   Synthesis of hybrid ceramic polymer composite solid state electrolytes for solid state batteries.

Projets en cours

SMASH Project (Region funding)

Reversible Anion Insertion in Molecular Phenothiazine‐Based Redox‐Active Positive Material for Organic Ion Batteries

Dr. Murugesan Rajesh, Dr. Franck Dolhem, Dr. Carine Davoisne, Dr. Matthieu Becuwe

ChemSusChem, 2020

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