Arumugam ManthiramManthiram


     Ph. D. (Chemistry), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1980

     M. S. (Chemistry), Madurai University, Madurai, India, 1976

     B. S. (Chemistry), Madurai University, Madurai, India, 1974

Professional Experience

     Director, Materials Science and Engineering Program, UT-Austin, 2011 – present

     Director, Texas Materials Institute, UT-Austin, 2011 – present

     Professor, UT-Austin, 2000 – present

     Associate Professor, UT-Austin, 1996 – 2000

     Assistant Professor, UT-Austin, 1991 – 1996

     Research Associate, Materials Science and Engineering, UT-Austin, 1986 – 1991

     Research Associate, University of Oxford, England, 1985 – 1986

     Lecturer in Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India, 1981 – 1985

     Post-doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1980 -1981

Honors and Awards

     Billy and Claude R. Hocott Distinguished Centennial Engineering Research Award, 2016

     Fellow, Materials Research Society, 2016

     Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015

     Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2015

     Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2014

     Battery Division Research Award, Electrochemical Society, 2014

     Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering, 2014

     Visiting Professor, Hanyang University, South Korea, 2014 – present

     Renowned Visiting Professorship, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India, 2013

     Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (University-wide), 2012

     Fellow, Electrochemical Society, 2011

     Outstanding Teaching Award in Mechanical Engineering, 2011

     Joe C. Walter Chair in Engineering, 2009

     Jack S. Josey Professorship in Energy Studies, 2008

     B. F. Goodrich Endowed Professorship in Materials Engineering, 2006

     Founding Fellow, World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, 2006

     Fellow, American Ceramic Society, 2004

     Ashley H. Priddy Centennial Professorship in Engineering, 2002

     Charlotte Maer Patton Centennial Fellowship in Engineering, 1998

     Faculty Leadership Award, 1996

     Faculty Excellence Award of Halliburton Foundation, 1994

Research Interests

     Rechargeable batteries: Li-ion, Li-sulfur, hybrid lithium-air, and sodium-ion batteries

     Fuel cells: proton exchange membrane, direct methanol fuel cells, and solid oxide fuel cells

     Supercapacitors: electrochemical double-layer capictors and pseudo-capacitors

     Solar cells: photovoltaic cells and dye-sensitized solar cells

     Nanomaterials: nanoalloys, nanooxides, nanocarbons, and nanocomposites

     Solid state chemistry: metal oxides, electronic and ionic transport, and magnetic properties

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Publication Summary

     More than 600 publications

     More than 300 presentations

     13 patents

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