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Visiting Researcher

Thangavel Sakthivel

Telephone: +82-10-9690-1988
Fax: +82-64-751-3710
Email: sakthinano77@gmail.com
Mailing Address: D130, Nano Materials & System Lab
Engineering Building-4,
Jeju National University,
Ara-1-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do,
Republic of Korea, 690-756


  • Master of Science in Nanosceince and Nanotechnology, Bharathiar University,,India, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science (physics) ,Bharathidasan University , 2009.

Research Area

  • Photocatalysis
  • Sonocatalysis
  • Memberane Sysnthesis


  1. "Synthesis of graphene oxide-Fe3+ hybrid nanosheets, and their high activity sonocatalytic degradation of Reactive Red 120 and kinetic analysis",S. Thangavel, N. Raghavan, K. Govindan, S.J. Kim G. Venugopal,Ultrasonics-Sonochemistry,10.1016/j.ultsonch.2014.11.019 (2015)
  2. "Synthesis and Properties of Tungsten Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites",S. Thangavel, M. Elayaperumal, and G. Venugopal, Mater. Exp., 2012,2, 327.
  3. "Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity of β-Tin Tungstate-reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites",S. Thangavel and V. Gunasekaran ,Materials chemistry and physics. Vol. 145, pp 108-115 (2014)
  4. "Understanding the adsorption property of graphene oxide with different degree of oxidation levels",powder technology. Vol. 257, pp 141-148 (2014)

Conference Presentations

  1. "Synthesis and photocatalytic property behaviour of different oxidation of graphene oxide nanostructures with different oxidation state", state’ 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composites Materials (ICRACM) Goa India 2013.
  2. "An investigation an optical and thermal property of tin oxide reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite"10th nanokorea symposium coex kore 2012.
  3. "An investigation on the property of novel SnWo4-rGO nanocomposites",12 th MAM symposium Tamilnadu India 2012.

Honors & Awards

  1. "Indo-Korea Research Internship" Jeju National University ,2015-2016
  2. "College Topper in Physics (2009)," Government Arts College, Karur.
  3. "Fellowship awardee of SJF (Silver Jubilee fellowship),"Karunya University.