Dharmaraj Periyanagounder, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Alumni and Former Staff

Research Interest

​My research interests include the micro/nanofabrication of 2D materials and heterostructures for electronic, optoelectronic and micro electrochemical device applications.

Selected Publications

  • Fast Response, Highly Air-Stable, and Water-Resistant Organic Photodetectors Based on a Single Crystal Pt Complex 
    P. Dharmaraj, T-Z. Wei, T-Y. Li, C-H. Lin, TP Gonçalves, H-C. Fu, D-S. Tsai, J-J. Ke, H-W....
    Advanced Materials, 1904634 , (2019)
  • Highly efficient and stable photoelectrochemical hydrogen evolution with 2D-NbS2/Si nanowire heterojunction 
    G. Paulraj, P. Dharmaraj, V. Purushothaman, J-H. He, and K. Jeganathan 
    Applied Materials and Interfaces, 11, 47, 44179-, (2019)
  • Charge Carrier Injection and Transport Engineering in Two-Dimensional Transitional Metal Dichalcogenides 
    J.R.D Retamal, P. Dharmaraj, M. L. Tsai, J.J. Ke, J. H. He
    Chemical Science, 9 (40), 7727-7745 , (2019)
  • High Performance, Self- Powered, Photodetectors Based on Graphene-Silicon Schottky Junction Diode 
    P. Dharmaraj, G. Paulraj, V. Purushothaman, J. H. He and K. Jeganathan
    Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 6, 9545 9551 , (2018)
  • Tuning a Schottky Barrier of Epitaxial Graphene on 4H-SiC (0001) Substrate by Hydrogen Intercalation 
    P. Dharmaraj, P. Justin Jesuraj and K. Jeganathan
    Applied Physics Letters, 108, 051605 , (2016)
  • Selective Area Growth of Bernal Bilayer Epitaxial Graphene on 4H-SiC (0001) by Electron-Beam Irradiation 
    P. Dharmaraj, K. Jeganathan, S. Parthiban, J. Y. Kwon, S. Gautam, K. H. Chae, K. Asokan
    Applied Physics Letters, 105, 181601 , (2014)

Education

  • Ph.D., Physics, Bharathidasan University, India (2018)
  • M.Sc., Physics, Bharathidasan University, India (2011)

Professional Profile

  • 2019 – ..: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Awards

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt of India – Senior Research Fellow

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center(KCC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering(PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

2D Materials Nanofabrication (E-beam & Photolithography) Nanoelectronics Opto-electronics Neuromorphic Computing catalysis

Former Faculty

  • ​Jorg Eppinger, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Lain-Jong Li, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Valentin Rodionov, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Kazuhiro Takanabe, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Jr-Hau He, Ph.D. (Associate Professor)

 

Former Research Staff

  • Abou-Hamad edy, Ph.D. Research Engineer
  • Haibo Zhu, Ph.D. (Research Scientist)
  • Isidoro Morales Osorio , Ph.D. (Research Technician)
  • Lu Zhou
  • Rong-rong Jiang (Lab Technician)
  • Douaa Hamed (Lab Technician)
  • Jeremie Pelletier ( Lab Manager)
  • Lan Zhao (Research Technician)
  • Linjie Su (Lab Technician)
  • Jing Fan (Lab Technician)

 

Research Scientist

   
  • Jun Pan, Ph.D.
  • Pavlo Nikolaienko, Ph.D.
  • Sergey Kozlov, Ph.D.
  • Xiulin Yang, Ph.D.
  • Yuanlong Shao, Ph.D.
  • Huaifeng Li, Ph.D.

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Abdesslem Jedidi, Ph.D.                                                     
  • Abhishek Dutta Chowdhury,Ph.D.
  • Akshaya K Samal, Ph.D.
  • Chaochao Yue, Ph.D.
  • Chaojie Cui, Ph.D.
  • Dandan Zhang, Ph.D.
  • Eleonora Fava, Ph.D.
  • Eva Pump, Ph.D.
  • Janet Chakkamadathil Mohandas, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Buchel, Ph.D.
  • Ida Autiero, Ph.D.
  • Jung-Hyun Park, Ph.D.
  • Tianyou Chen, Ph.D.
  • Zhaolai Chen, Ph.D.
  • Anatoly Peshkov, Ph.D.
  • Chinmoy K. Hazra, Ph.D.
  • Luis Miguel Azofra Mesa
  • ​Manbo Li, Ph.D.
  • Michael Kelly, Ph.D.
  • Mannathan Subramaniyan, Ph.D.
  • Manas Bhunia, Ph.D.

  • Niladri Maity, Ph.D.
  • Olga Gladkovskaya, Ph.D.
  • Raju Dey, Ph.D.
  • Sai Vikrama Chaitanya vummaleti, Ph.D.
  • Jinsong Hu, Ph.D.
  •  Somphonh Peter Phivilay, Ph.D.
  • Sandeep Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.
  • Hassan Ait Ahsaine, Ph.D. 
  • Changguang Yao, Ph.D.
  • Kwangjae Lee, Ph.D.
  • Stefania Evoli, Ph.D.
  • Shixiong Min, Ph.D.
  • Tunc Deniz, Ph.D.
  • Srikanth Pedireddy, Ph.D.
  • Wei Zhao, Ph.D.
  • Won Suk Juang, Ph.D.
  • Xuechao Liu, Ph.D.
  • Xiufang wang, Ph.D.
  • Yuan Wang, Ph.D.
  • Yunfei Cai, Ph.D.
  • Yupeng Pan, Ph.D.
  • Yuri Lebedev, Ph.D.
  • Kushal Deepak Bhatte​,Ph.D.
  • Liangjin Xu, Ph.D.
  • Gangaiah Mettela,Ph.D.
  • Yogesh Raghunath Patil, Ph.D.
  • Jie Chen, Ph. D.


Ph.D. Students

  • Adrian Hol, Ph.D
  • Arwa Makki, Ph.D.
  • Batian Chen, Ph.D.
  • Bilel Hamzaoui, Ph.D.
  • Bedour E. Al-Sabban, Ph.D.
  • Chao Guan, Ph.D.
  • Dalal Noureldine, Ph.D.
  • Duanxing Li, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Jeantelot, Ph.D.
  • Hind Al-Johani, Ph.D.
  • Haleema Alamri, Ph.D.
  • Hsin-Hua Huang, Ph.D. 
  • Israa Salem Al-Rowaihi, Ph.D.
  • Ibrahim Dursun
  • Reem Alshumrani, Ph.D.
  • Eleanor Ang Pei Ling, Ph.D.
  • Adrian Hohl, Ph.D.
  • Baraa Werghi, Ph.D.
  • Amal A. Baqais, Ph.D.
  • Ding-Jier Yuan, Ph.D.
  • Miguel Dinis Veloso Guerreiro, Ph.D.
  • Nawal alhajri, Ph.D.
  • Nazeeha Alkayal, Ph.D.
  • Noor Almana, Ph.D.
  • Nouf Al Jabri, Ph.D.
  • Reem Al-Shareef, Ph.D.
  • Sarah Almahdali, Ph.D.
  • Sheikha Lardhi, Ph.D.
  • Stefan Grotzinger, Ph.D.
  • Tatsuya Shinagawa, Ph.D.
  • Maha Al Haddad, Ph.D.
  • Muhammad Qureshi, Ph.D.
  • Keisuke Obata, Ph.D.
  • Oleksii Pustovarenko, Ph. D.


Master Students


  • Abdulaziz Khan
  • Alexandra Vancea
  • Ali Hamieh
  • Mram Alyami
  • Kanav Kalra



Former Administration

  • Ann Bauwens (Executive Secretary)
  • Jiao Qiu (Business Administrator)
  • Xianzheng Meng(Business Administrator)
  • Wenwen Zhu(Administrative Assistant)
  • Xijun Deng(Administrative Assistant)