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Senthilkumar Thangaraj

Dr. Senthilkumar Thangaraj

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Petroleum
Dr. Senthilkumar Thangaraj completed his undergraduate and master's in chemistry from The American College, Madurai. Dr. Senthilkumar moved to CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, for his doctoral degree in polymer chemistry in 2015. After a brief stay at the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science (ICCAS) Beijing as a PIFI postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Senthilkumar moved to CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum as a Scientist and Assistant Professor in the Chemical and Material Science division in 2019 to present. Dr. Senthilkumar's research interests include designing and synthesizing conjugated polymers, chemo and biosensors, stimuli-responsive materials, drug delivery, fluorescence imaging and therapy, and 3-D printing thermoplastic polymers. Dr. Senthilkumar has authored over 30 international publications, 5 US patents, and one book chapter. He serves as a reviewer for ACS, RSC, and Elsevier journals. He is also a lifetime member of the Society of Polymer Science, India.