Prathap Haridoss
Professor

Office :  MSB 203
Phone : (91)-44-2257-4771
Email :
 prathap@iitm.ac.in

 Education

  • Ph.D., Materials Science, 1999, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
  • B.Tech., Metallurgical Engineering, 1992, IIT Madras.

Experience

    Senior Scientist, Plug Power Inc., Latham, NY, USA
    (July 1999- October 2001)

 

   Faculty, Department of Metallurgical and Materials    

   Engineering, IIT Madras since November 2001.

   Presently: Professor in the Department

 

Research Activities

  • Materials and Technologies for PEM Fuel Cells
  • Synthesis, Characterization and use of Carbon nanomaterials
  • Development of assistive devices

 

Research Guidance

CATEGORY

NO.

PhD.

5 (completed)+5(ongoing)

MS

6 (completed)+1(ongoing)

M.Tech.

20 (completed)

 

 

 

 Book Published:

 

 

Details of book at this link with publisher

 

General Articles:

 

1) Time for Money

2) Vegetarians enjoy the fiber of life

3) Standing out while fitting in

 

Courses:

 

ID1100:  

2013

Rickshaw sketching Assignment

 

2012

Hostel room / Autorickshaw / Gajendra Circle sketching Assignment

 

2009

Photos from first design contest

 

2007

Photos from first design contest

Photos from second design contest

Railway Compartment sketching Assignment

 

 

US PATENTS GRANTED:

  • 6,774,637: Method of Qualifying At Least a Portion of a Fuel Cell System and an Apparatus Employing the Same; R. Hallum, C. Comi, Y. Wu, P. Haridoss, and C. Karuppaiah; Plug Power
  • 6,821,661: Hydrophilic Anode Gas Diffusion Layer: P. Haridoss, C. Karuppaiah, and J. McElroy; Plug Power
  • 6,696,190: Fuel Cell System & Method: P. Haridoss; Plug Power

US PATENT APPLIED FOR:

  • 20030031916 Fuel Cell Electrode: P. Haridoss, C. Karuppaiah, J. McElroy, and G. Eisman; Plug Power


PUBLICATIONS:

In Refereed International Journals:

 

  • Joseph Berkmans, A., Ramakrishnan, S., Jain, G., Haridoss, P.; “Aligning carbon nanotubes, synthesized using the arc discharge technique, during and after synthesis”, 2013, Carbon, 55, Pages 185-195.

 

  • Wasekar, N.P., Haridoss, P., Seshadri, S.K., Sundararajan, G.;  “Sliding wear behavior of nanocrystalline nickel coatings: Influence of grain size”, 2012, Wear, 296, Pages 536-546.

 

  • John Felix Kumar, R., Radhakrishnan, V., Haridoss, P.;  “Enhanced mechanical and electrochemical durability of multistage PTFE treated gas diffusion layers for proton exchange membrane fuel cells”, 2012,  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37 (14), Pages 10830-10835.

 

  • Radhakrishnan, V., Haridoss, P.; “Effect of GDL compression on pressure drop and pressure distribution in PEMFC flow field”, 2011, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36 (22), Pages 14823-14828.

 

  • “John Felix Kumar, R., Radhakrishnan, V., Haridoss, P.; Effect of electrochemical aging on the interaction between gas diffusion layers and the flow field in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell”, 2011, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36 (12), Pages 7207-7211.

 

  • Suresh, P.V., Jayanti, S., Deshpande, A.P., Haridoss, P.; “An improved serpentine flow field with enhanced cross-flow for fuel cell applications”, 2011, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36 (10), Pages 6067-6072.

 

  • Berkmans, A.J., Haridoss, P.; “High yield formation of carbon nanotubes using arc discharge assisted with a nitrogen jet”, 2011, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 64 (1-2), Pages 137-142.

 

  • Vijay, R., Seshadri, S.K., Haridoss, P.; “Gas diffusion layer with PTFE gradients for effective water management in PEM fuel cells”, 2011, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 64 (1-2), Pages 175-179.

 


  • Radhakrishnan, V., Haridoss, P.; “Differences in structure and property of carbon paper and carbon cloth diffusion media and their impact on proton exchange membrane fuel cell flow field design”, 2011,  Materials and Design, 32 (2), Pages 861-868.

 

  • Radhakrishnan, V., Haridoss, P.; “Effect of cyclic compression on structure and properties of a Gas Diffusion Layer used in PEM fuel cells”, 2010,  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35 (20), Pages 11107-11118.

 

  • Ravi Joshi, Jorg Engstler, Prathap Haridoss, Jorg J. Schneider; “Formation of carbon nanotubes from a silicon carbide/carbon composite “; Solid State Sciences; Volume 11, Issue 2, February 2009, Pages 422-427

 

  • Ravi Joshi, Jorg Engstler, P. Kesavan Nair, Prathap Haridoss, Jorg J. Schneider; “High yield formation of Carbon Nanotubes using a rotating cathode in open air”; Diamond and Related Materials, 17 (2008) 913 – 919

 

  • Ravi Joshi, Roland Schierholz, Jorg J. Schneider, Prathap Haridoss; “Catalytic Induced Thermal Conversion Amorphous Carbon to Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes”; J. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2008, 634, 911-915

 

  • T.S. Vaishnavi, Prathap Haridoss, C. Vijayan; “Optical properties of Zinc Oxide nanocrystals embedded in Mesoporous silica”, Materials Letters, Volume 62, Issues 10-11, 15 April 2008, Pages 1649-1651

 

 

  • R. Vetri Murugan, S. Bharat, Abhijit P. Deshpande, Susy Varughese, and Prathap Haridoss, "Milling and separation of the multi-component printed circuit board materials and the analysis of elutriation based on a single particle model“; Powder Technology, Volume 183, Issue 2, 9 April 2008, Pages 169-176

 

  • K. Suresh Kumar, Prathap Haridoss, and S. K. Seshadri; "Synthesis and Characterization of Electrodeposited Ni-Pd Alloy Electrodes for Methanol Oxidation“; Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 202, Issue 9, 1 February 2008, Pages 1764-1770

 

  • K. Suresh Babu, C. Vijayan and Prathap Haridoss; "The influence of Parameters of Chemical Synthesis on the Optical properties of CdS nanocrystals", Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 42, Issue 7, 3rd July 2007, Pages 1251-1261.

 

  • K. Suresh Babu, C. Vijayan and Prathap Haridoss; "Properties of size-tuned PbS nanocrystals stabilized in a polymer template", Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 42, Issue 6, June 2007, Pages 996-1003

 

  • K. Suresh Babu, C. Vijayan and Prathap Haridoss; "Effect of PbS nanocrystal concentration on the physical properties of a polymer-nanocrystal composite", Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 27, Issue 4, 16th May 2007, Pages 922-927

 

  • K. Suresh Babu, C. Vijayan and Prathap Haridoss; "Synthesis of Size Tunable and Stable CdS nanocrystals in DMF", Materials Letters, Volume 60, Issue 1, January 2006, Pages 124-128

 

  • K. Suresh Babu, T. Ranjith Kumar, Prathap Haridoss and C. Vijayan; "Effect of the organic solvent on the formation and stabilization of CdS and PbS semiconductor nanoclusters", Talanta, 66, 2005, Pages160-165

 

  • Mohan Chand Paladugu, K. Maneesh, P. Kesavan Nair, Prathap Haridoss; "Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes by Arc Discharge in Open Air", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, May 2005, Pages 747 - 752

 

  • P. Haridoss, F. A. Uribe, F. H. Garzon, T. A. Zawodzinski, Jr.; "Structural Modifications of Disordered Mesocarbon Microbeads with Lower Temperatures of Heat Treatment." Journal of Materials Research, Vol 13, #7, July 1998, Pages 2015-2022


Papers published in Proceedings of Seminar/ Conference

  • Cheryl Maria Tellis, Prathap Haridoss, S.S. Bhattacharya, R. Natarajan; “Tribological properties of carbon nanotubes and their effectiveness as lubricant additive” Proceedings of International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science and Engineering (ISRS 2010), IIT Madras. Pages 102-105

 

  • R. John Felix Kumar, Prathap Haridoss; “Effect of cyclic changes in relative humidity on mechanical durability of SPEEK and SPEEK blended membranes in a simulated PEMFC environment”, Proceedings of International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science and Engineering (ISRS 2010), IIT Madras. Pages 110-115

 

  • S Ramakrishnan, Prathap Haridoss; “Purification of carbon nanotubes using liquid Bromine”,  Proceedings of International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science and Engineering (ISRS 2010), IIT Madras. Pages 128-132

 

  • Krishnan,Kalyana R; SusyVarughese; PrathapHaridoss; “Concepts in Engineering Design — An Introductory Course in Design Offered in Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum” ICORD 09: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Research into Design, Bangalore, India 07.-09.01.2009, pages 587-594

 

·        R. Vijay, Prathap Haridoss; “Determination of Sag in Gas Diffusion Layer Used in PEM Fuel Cell” Proceedings of International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science and Engineering (ISRS 2008), IIT Madras, pages 118-122

 

·        Vetrimurugan, R., A. P. Deshpande, S. Sankara Narayanan, Susy Varughese and Prathap Haridoss; “Studies on size reduction and air classification of printed circuit boards for material recycling”, International Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2005), pages 113-122, Dhanbad, (2005)

 

·        Vetri Murugan R. A., A. P. Deshpande, S. Varughese, P. Haridoss, “Recycling of printed circuit boards”, International Seminar on Advances in Polymer Technology, pages 334-341, Kochi, (2004).