|Dr. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai
CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research, Tamil Nadu
Dr. Vijayamohanan K Pillai is a leading Electrochemist from India, who after receiving his Ph.D from IISc, Bangalore, worked in many areas of electrochemical power sources, electrochemical sensors and bio-electrochemistry for more than two decades. He has authored over 250 publications and 20 patents in both Electrochemistry and Materials Chemistry and has guided about 20 Ph.D. students.
He has received many honors and awards - MRSI Medal, CRSI Medal, National Prize for Research on Energy Materials and Devices, etc.; Fellowship of the Indian National Science Academy and the Indian Academy of Sciences and Editorial Board of many prestigious journals.
He is at present the Director of CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi. He also held the additional charge as Director, CSIR-NCL, Pune from 01/06/2015 to 29/02/2016.