SANTHANA KRISHNAN G DR

SANTHANA KRISHNAN G DR
SENIOR PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST


Dr. G Santhana Krishnan is a Principal Scientist in the Materials Science Division at CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories(CSIR-NAL), Bangalore. He obtained his Master of Science in chemistry and Doctor of philosophy in Polymer chemistry from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India in 1993 and 2014, respectively. After having served for nine years as chemist with Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Limited (SPIC LTD), Fertilizer Complex, Tuticorin, India and Hydrochemistry Branch, Central Ground Water Authority, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt of India, New Delhi, He joined CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories in 2001 as Scientist ‘C’. He was involved in the setting-up of integrated facilities for making aerospace-grade carbon fibres including Polymer, Carbonization, Effluent Treatment Plants and engineered polyacrylonitrile polymer development till 2013.

 

Research Interests

 

Polymer-derived carbon and Silicon

                                                       

  • Carbon Fibre Polymer precursors- Polyacrylonitrile

co/terpolymers for high-tensile Grade carbon fibers.

  • Ceramic Polymer precursors –Organosilicon polymers,

Polysilanes, Carbosilanes

  • Organometallic Polymers – Polymetallocarbosilanes
  • Envelope materials for aerial platforms

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