|Name||Areas of Research|
|Prof. Kattera A. Suresh||Soft Condensed Matter - Liquid Crystals, Surface Science.|
|Dr. S. Krishna Prasad||Photoinduced Phase Transitions, Restricted Geometry Effects, Charge Transport, Rheology, High Pressure Effects, Xray Scattering, Metallic Nano-particles, Chromonic and Ionic Liquid Crystals.|
|Dr. Geetha G. Nair||Photoinduced phenomena in liquid crystals, Chromonic liquid crystals, Liquid crystal Gels: Electro-optics and Viscoelastic properties,Mixtures of Banana and Calamitic Liquid Crystals: Polarization and Electro-optical studies.|
|Dr. D. S. Shankar Rao||Xray diffraction, Pressure studies, Phase transitions and critical phenomena, Electric and electroptic effects of chiral and bent core.|
|Dr. Veena Prasad||Synthesis and characterization of liquid crystals.|
|Dr. C. V. Yelamaggad||
Design and synthesis of a wide variety of multifunctional molecules capable of exhibiting liquid crystalline and other molecular materials properties.
|Dr. P. Viswanath||Interfaces in soft matter, Phase transitions, Langmuir monolayer.|
|Dr. S. Angappane||Magnetic nanoparticles, Dilute magnetic semiconductors, Multiferroic oxides, Thin films.|
|Dr. Neena Susan John
||Nanoscale properities of materials by probe microscopy, molecular adsorption on surfaces.|
|Prof. K. S. Krishnamurthy||Electric and magnetic field effects in liquid crystals, soft matter.|
Condensed matter physics, Nonlinear optical materials, Strongly correlated electronic systems.
|Prof. G.S.Ranganath||Optics and Liquid Crystals.|