Dr. M. BALAMURUGAN,  Assistant Professor 
Centre for Photonics and Nanotechnology,
Department of Sciences (Chemistry),
Sona College of Technology (Autonomous),
Junction Main Road, Sona Nagar,
Salem - 636 005, Tamil Nadu, India
Email:balamuruganm@sonatech.ac.in & chem.muruga@gmail.com



ACADEMIC PROFILE:
Degree Department Institution & University Class obtained
Ph. D SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES (CHEMISTRY) (Nanotechnology, Materials Science and DSSC) Anna University By Thesis
M. Sc CHEMISTRY Periyar University I
B. Sc CHEMISTRY (Physics & Botany as allied subjects) Periyar University I
HSC Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology Govt. Boys Hr. Sec. School, Pethanaickenpalayam I
SSLC - Govt. Boys Hr. Sec. School, Pethanaickenpalayam I

Academic & Industrial Career:
Position held Organization Month and year of Entry Month and year of Completion Nature of Work
Assistant Professor Sona College of Technology, Salem - 636 005, Tamilnadu, INDIA. Oct. 2018 Till Date Engineering Chemistry & Research
Teaching Associate Sona College of Technology, Salem - 636 005, Tamilnadu, INDIA. Oct. 2017 Sep. 2018 Engineering Chemistry & Research
Research Assistant Sona College of Technology, Salem - 636 005, Tamilnadu, INDIA. April 2010 Sep. 2017 Research in the field of Nanomaterials Synthesis

Research Education Details:

Certificate Received

Field of Interest:

Papers Published in International Journals:
  1. M. Balamurugan, P. Sivaprakash, S. Sivakumar, S. Ramachandran, S. Saravanan, ‘Effect of different precursors on structural and luminescence properties of Mn3O4 nanoparticles prepared by Co-precipitation method’, Material Science and Engineering Technology (Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik), Vol. 53 (6), (2022) 723-731. (https://doi.org/10.1002/mawe.202100299)
  2. S. Sivakumar, M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan, T. Daniel Thangadurai, ‘Investigation on crystal facet-dependent antibacterial activity of Cu2O crystals – A structural, morphological, and spectroscopy studies’, Results in Chemistry, Vol. 4 (2022) 100358. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rechem.2022.100358)
  3. M. Balamurugan, M. Silambarasan, S. Saravanan, T. Soga, ‘Synthesis of Anatase and Rutile Mixed Phase Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles using Simple Solution Combustion Method’, Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, Vol. 638 (2022) 413843. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2022.413843)
  4. S. Saravanan, M. Balamurugan, T. Soga, ‘Synthesis of titanium dioxide nanoparticles with desired ratio of anatase and rutile phases and the effect of high temperature annealing’, Transactions of the Materials Research Society of Japan, Vol. 43 (5) (2018) pp. 255-261. (https://doi.org/10.14723/tmrsj.43.255)
  5. S. Saravanan, R. Kato, M. Balamurugan, S. Kaushik, T. Soga, ‘Efficiency Improvement in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells by Plasmonic Effect of Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles’, Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices, Vol. 2(4) (2017) pp. 418-424. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsamd.2017.10.004)
  6. M. Balamurugan and S. Saravanan, ‘Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles by using Eucalyptus globulus leaf extract’, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, Vol. 98(4) (2017) pp. 461–467. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s40030-017-0236-9)
  7. M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan and T. Soga, ‘Coating of Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles on Cotton Fabric’, Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, Vol. 14(3), (2017) pp. 735–745. (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11998-016-9894-1)
  8. M. Balamurugan, S. Kaushik and S. Saravanan, ‘Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles by Using Peltophorum pterocarpum Flower Extracts’, Nano Biomedicine and Engineering, Vol. 8(4) (2016) pp. 213-218. (http://www.nanobe.org/Data/View/390)
  9. S. Saravanan, M. Balamurugan, A. Lippitz, E. Fonda and S. Swaraj, ‘XANES studies of titanium dioxide nanoparticles synthesized by using Peltophorum pterocarpum plant extract’, Physica B: Condensed Matter, Vol. 503 (2016) pp. 86–92.(http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2016.09.011)
  10. M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan and T. Soga, ‘Synthesis of Iron oxide nanoparticles by using Eucalyptus globulus plant extract’, e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology (e-JSSNT), Vol.12 (2014) pp. 363-367.(https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/ejssnt/12/0/12_363/_pdf)
  11. M. Balamurugan, N. Kandasamy, S. Saravanan and N. Ohtani, ‘Synthesis of Uniform and High Density Silver Nanoparticles by using Peltophorum pterocarpum flower Extract’, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP), Vol. 53, (2014), pp. 05FB19. (http://dx.doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.53.05FB19)
  12. M. Balamurugan and S. Saravanan, ‘Producing Nanosilica from Sorghum vulgare Seed Heads’, Powder Technology, Vol.224 (2012) pp. 345-350.(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032591012001805)
  13. A.Jegan, A.Ramasubbu, S.Vasanthkumar, M.Balamurugan and S.Saravanan ‘Environmental benign synthesis and characterization of silver Nanoparticles using Phyllostachys sp leaves’, Digest Journal of Nanometerials and Biostructures,    Vol. 6(1) (2011) pp. 325-330. (http://www.chalcogen.ro/325_Jegan.pdf)

Papers Published in proceedings of conference/Technical meeting:
  1. M. Balamurugan, G. Venkatesan, S. Ramachandran and S. Saravanan, Synthesis and Characterization of Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles, Proceedings of International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (NANO - 2015), organized by Centre For Nanoscience and Technology, K.S. Rangasamy College of Technology, Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, INDIA, in Association World Class University (WCU), SOUTH KOREA on 7th - 10th December 2015. V. Rajendran, P. Paramasivam and K.E. Geckeler (eds.), Synthesis and Fabrication of Nanomaterials, pp. 311-314 (2015), Bloomsbury publishing India Pvt. Ltd. ISBN: 978-93-85436-76-5.
  2. M. Balamurugan, M. Silambarasan, S. Saravanan and T. Soga, "Structural and Photoluminescence studies of TiO2 nanoparticles synthesized by solution combustion method", Solid State Physics: Proceedings of the 59th DAE-Solid State Physics Symposium (59th DAE-SSPS-2014), VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. From 16th to 20th December 2014. AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1665, (2015), pp. 050116. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4917757 )
  3. M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan and N. Ohtani, "Synthesis of Uniform and High Density Silver Nanoparticles by using Peltophorum pterocarpum flower Extract", 2013 JSAP-MRS Joint Symposia, MRS online Proceedings, Cambridge University Press, Vol.1584, (2014) pp-279. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2014.279 )
  4. M. Balamurugan and S. Saravanan, "Green Synthesis of Silver Nano-Particles for Solar Cells Efficiency Improvement", The Institution of Engineers (India), Compendium on R&D Projects under Grant-in-aid Scheme, Vol. 2, pp. 41-42, Sep (2013)
  5. M. Balamurugan and S. Saravanan, "Eucalyptus leaf extract mediated synthesis of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles", Proceedings of IUPAC sponsored International symposium on Macro-And Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM - 12), organised by K.S.R College of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India In association with WCU, South Korea. Venue: Le Meridien Coimbatore, From 21-25 November 2012.

Papers Presented/Accepted in International Conference:
  1. S. Sivaprakash, M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan, "Isolation of Nanosilica from Sorghum vulgare Seed Heads", 5th International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2019), 28th - 30th January 2019 organized by SRM Institute of Science and Technology.
  2. S. Kaushik, M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan, T. Soga, "Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticle to improve the efficiency of DSSC by plasmonic effect", 12th International Summer Schools on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics and Nanomedicine (ISSON 18), 30 June - 7 July 2018, Thessaaloniki, Greece.
  3. S. Saravanan, M. Balamurugan and T. Soga, "Synthesis of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles using Peltophorum pterocarpum Flower Extract", International Union of Materials Research Society-International Conference of Advanced Materials (IUMRS-ICAM) 2017 - The 15th International Conference on Advanced Materials, from August 27th to September 1st 2017, Yoshida Campus, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
  4. M. Balamurugan, G. Venkatesan, S. Ramachandiran, S. Saravanan, "Synthesis and Characterization of Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles", International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (NANO-2015), from 7 to 10th December 2015 at K.S.R College of Technology, Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, India in Association World Class University (WCU), GIST, South Korea.
  5. S. Saravanan, R. Kato, M. Balamurugan, S. Kaushik, T. Soga, "Study of Plasmonic effects in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells by Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles", International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (NANO-2015), from 7 to 10th December 2015 at K.S.R College of Technology, Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, India in Association World Class University (WCU), GIST, South Korea.
  6. M. Balamurugan, S. Kaushik and S. Saravanan, "Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles by Using Peltophorum pterocarpum Flower Extracts" The International Nanotech & Nanoscience Conference and Exhibition (NANOTECH FRANCE 2015), June 15 - 17, 2015, Paris - France.
  7. S. Saravanan, R. Kato, M. Balamurugan, S. Kaushik, T. Soga, "Efficiency improvement in Dye Sensidized Solar Cells by Plasmonic effect of green synthesized Silver Nanoparticles" The International Nanotech & Nanoscience Conference and Exhibition (NANOTECH FRANCE 2015), June 15 - 17, 2015, Paris - France.
  8. M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan and T. Soga "Coating of Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles on Cotton Fabric", 6th International Symposium on Advanced Plasma Science and its Application for Nitrides and Nanomaterials/ 7th International Conference on Plasma-Nano Technology & Science (ISPIasma2014/IC-PLANTS2014), Meijo University, Nagoya, JAPAN, 2nd - 6th March 2014.
  9. M. Balamurugan and S. Saravanan, "Eucalyptus globulus leaf extract mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles", 26th International Microprocesses and Nanotechnology Conference (MNC 2013) sponsored by The Japan Society of Applied Physics, Royton Sappore, Hokkaido, JAPAN. 5th - 8th November 2013.
  10. M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan and Tetsuo Soga, "Synthesis of Iron oxide nanoparticles by using Eucalyptus globulus plant extract" 12th International Conference on Atomically Controlled Surfaces, Interfaces and Nanostructures (ACSIN-12) in conjunction with 21st International Colloquium on Scanning Probe Microscopy Sponsored by "The Japan Society of Applied Physics" 4th - 8th November 2013, Tsukuba International Congress Center, Tsukuba, JAPAN.
  11. M. Balamurugan, S. Saravanan and N. Ohtani, "Synthesis of Uniform and High Density Silver Nanoparticles by using Peltophorum pterocarpum flower Extract", 2013 JSAP-MRS Joint Symposia, Doshisha University, Kyoto, JAPAN. 16th - 20th September 2013.
  12. Balamurugan Matheswaran, Saravanan Shanmugam and Tetsuo Soga, "Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles by using Peltophorum pterocarpum flowerExtract" 17th International Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (ICCGE-17), 11th -16th August, 2013, Warsaw, Poland.
  13. M. Balamurugan and S. Saravanan, "Eucalyptus leaf extract mediated synthesis of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles", IUPAC sponsored International symposium on Macro-And Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM - 12), organized by K.S.R College of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India In association with WCU, South Korea. Venue: Le Meridian Coimbatore, 21-25 November 2012.
  14. M. Balamurugan and S. Saravanan, "Producing Nano Silca from sorghum vulgare seed head", German Polish conference on Crystal Growth (GPCCG 2011), Frankfurt (German)/ Slubice (Poland), March 14-18, 2011.
  15. A.Jegan, M.Balamurugan, S.Saravanan, K.Karunakaran and A.Ramasubbu "Environmental benign synthesisy of silver nanoparticles using plant extracts" International Conference on Nanotechnology & Medical Sciences (ICNAMS-2010), D.Y. Patil University, Kolhapur, India Oct.21st-23rd, 2010.

Papers Presented/Accepted in National Conference/Symposium
  1. M. Balamurugan, S. Sivaprakash and S. Saravanan, "Isolation of Nanosilica from Sorghum vulgare Seed Heads by Oxidation method", National Conference on Multifaceted of Chemical Sciences (NCMCS-2019), organized by PG department of Chemistry, PMP Arts and Science College, Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, India, 1st Feb. 2019.
  2. M. Balamurugan, M. Silambarasan, S. Saravanan and Tetsuo Soga, "Structural and Photoluminescence Studies of TiO2 Nanoparticles Synthesized by Solution Combustion Method", Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Govt. of India, sponsored 59th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium (DAE-SSPS-2014), held at VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu, Dec 16-20, 2014.

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