Arunachala Mada Kannan

Professor, The Polytechnic School

Research Areas of Interest

Professor Kannan’s research interests consists of proton exchange membrane fuel cells, an efficient catalyst design and development for high power density Membrane-Electrodes-Assembly (MEA) for automotive and aerospace applications. His research also involves the study of green hydrogen along with the design and development of anode and cathode catalysts for photoelectrochemical water splitting for H2 generation. Furthermore, Professor Kannan’s work also analyzes li-ion batteries containing passive thermal management for improving safety and cycle life enhancement of electric vehicle batteries in collaboration with local EV company (



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