Poornima Madhavan, PhD

PhD Student


Research Interests

Membrane manufacture by phase inversion, Tuning of block copolymer membrane morphology with additives, Self assembly of block copolymers, Metallic nanoparticles.

Selected Publications


  • M.Phil.,  Chemistry, Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai, India, 2008
  • M.Sc.,  Applied Chemistry, Anna University, Chennai, India, 2007
  • B.Sc., in Chemistry, Meenaskhi College for Women, Chennai, India, 2005


  • Best Poster award was presented for the poster titled “Asymmetric Block Copolymer Isoporous Membranes- Complexation with Silver and Gold” in WEP 2015, KAUST,Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • Biological & Environmental Sciences and Engineering Division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Self-Assembly Block Copolymers Ionic liquid Hydrogen bonding