DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
 

 
FACULTY/Staff PROFILE
seporator

Anantharamulu Navulla, Ph.D.
Scientist, Department of Chemistry

Telephone Number: (518) 334 8213
Room Number: NCF Annex - Room 302/304
Email Address: nanantha@xula.edu

 

Courses

 

 

Short Professional Biography

Research Scientist: Department of Chemistry, Xavier University of Louisiana, June 2011 – Current.

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Department of Chemistry, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany,
NY, March 2008 – May 2011.

Lecturer in Chemistry: (i) Department of Chemistry, SUNY-Albany, NY, August, 2010 to May, 2011;
(ii) Department of Chemistry, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar College, Osmania University, India 2002 – 2005.

Ph. D.: Physical, Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, Osmania University, India, Dec-2007.

 

Research Interest
  • Investigation of Novel Precursor Materials and Nano-Materials for a Broad Range of Energy and Environment Related Applications (Li-Ion Micro Batteries, Sensors, and Electronic Devices).
  • Synthesis, Characterization, Magnetic, Optical, Electrical and Thermal Properties of Organic / Inorganic Compounds, Ceramics, and Glasses.

 

Current Grant Support

 

 

Recent Publications

20. Columnar Self-Assembled RuO2 Nanoplates and Their Electrochemical Properties. Anantharamulu Navulla, Geoffrey D. Stevens, Lamartine Meda. ACSNano (2013, to be submitted).

19. Experimental and Computational Study of Ruthenium Dioxide (RuO2) Nanoplates as Lithium-Ion Battery Anode Materials. Ayorinde Hassan, Anantharamulu Navulla, Lamartine Meda, Bala Ramachandran, Collin D. Wick. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2013, to be submitted).

18. Heterometallic (Pb-Fe) β-Diketonates with Proper Metal: Metal Ratios and Discrete Molecular Structures. Anantharamulu Navulla, Craig Lieberman, Alexander S. Filatov, Evgeny V. Dikarev. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2013, to be submitted).

17. Synthesis, Characterization and Electrochemical Properties of Phosphate Based Composition LiNi4(PO4)3. Anantharamulu Navulla and Lamartine Meda. Prepr. Pap.-Am. Chem. Soc., Energy&Fuels 2013, 873-874.

16. Volatile Single-Source Molecular Precursor for the Lithium Ion Battery Cathode. Anantharamulu Navulla, Lan Huynh, Wei Zheng, Alexander S. Filatov, Evgeny V. Dikarev, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 5762-5765 (Covered in JACS Spotlights, DOI: 10.1021/ja3033394).

15. Electrochemical Properties of Tungsten Oxide Nanowires Compared to Bulk Particles. Lamartine Meda, Aaron Dangerfield, Mila'na C. Jones, Christian M. White, Anantharamulu Navulla, Jpn. Journal of Applied Physics 2012, 51, 11PE06 (1-3).

14. Fluorinated Heterometallic b-Diketonates as Volatile Single-Source Precursors for the Synthesis of Low-Valent Mixed-Metal Fluorides. Anantharamulu Navulla, H. Zhang, A. A. Tsirlin, A. M. Abakumov, Roman V. Shpanchenko, E. V. Dikarev, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 692-694.

13. A Wide-Ranging Review on Nasicon type Materials. N. Anantharamulu, K.K. Rao, G. Rambabu, B. V. Kumar, V. Radha, M. Vithal, Journal of Materials Science. 2011, 46, 2821-2837.

12. Semi Sol-Gel Synthesis, Conductivity and Luminescence Studies of Ca0.5Fe1-xEuxSb(PO4)3. N. Anantharamulu, Solid State Ionics 2010, 181, 659-663.

11. Preparation, Characterization, Conductivity and Thermal Expansion Studies of Mn0.5MSb(PO4)3 (M=Al, Fe, Cr). N. Anantharamulu, K.K.Rao, G. Prasad, M.Vithal, J Alloys & Comp 2009, 479, 684-691.

10. Preparation and Characterization Studies of the Meta Borates Cu1-xMxB2O4 (M= Ni, Co and Mn; x = 0, 0.1 and 0.5). N. Anantharamulu, B. Vijaya Kumar, V. Radha, V. Rama Devi, T. Sarojini, Ch. Anjaneyulu, M. Vithal, Bulletin of Materials Science 2009, 32, 421-430.

9. Preparation, Characterization and Conductivity Studies of NaAlSb(PO4)3 and HAlSb(PO4)3.
N. Anantharamulu, M. Vithal, K. Madhavi, G. Prasad, Ind. J. Eng. & Mater. Sci. 2009, 16, 347-354.

8. Preparation, Characterization and Spectral Studies of Cr1-xEuxBO3 (x= 0, 0.01 and 0.05). N. Anantharamulu, B. Vijaya Kumar, V. Rama Devi, M. Vithal, Mater. Chem and Phy. 2008, 108, 319-324.

7. Preparation, Characterization and Conductivity Studies of Li3-2xAl2-xSbx(PO4)3. N. Anantharamulu, M. Vithal, G. Prasad, Bull. Mat. Sci. 2008, 31, 133-138.

6. Powder X-ray diffraction, Infrared and Conductivity Studies of AgSbMP3O12 (M = Al, Ga, Fe and Cr). G. Rambabu, N. Anantharamulu, K. Koteswara Rao, G. Prasad, M. Vithal, Material Research Bulletin 2008, 43, 1509 - 1518.

5. Preparation, Characterization and ESR Studies of Bulk and Nano Sized Pyrochlore La2-xGdxZr2O7 (x=0.025, 0.05, 0.075 and 0.1). K. Koteswara Rao, N. Anantharamulu, M. Salagram, M. Vithal, Spectrochem Acta A 2007, 66, 646 - 649.

4. Preparation, Characterization, Conductivity and Thermal Expansion Studies of Ca0.5SbMP3O12 (M=Al, Fe, Cr). G. Rambabu, K. Koteswara Rao, N. Anantharamulu, M. Vithal, M. Raghavender, G. Prasad, Journal of Materials Science 2007, 42, 3613-3620.

3. Preparation, Characterization and Conductivity Studies of a Nasicon System Ag3-2xTaxAl2-x (PO4)3 (x=0.6 - 1.4). G. Rambabu, N. Anantharamulu, K. Koteswara Rao, J. A. R. P. Sarma, M. Vithal, Physica Status Solidi (a) 2007, 204, 3454-3462.

2. Preparation, Characterization and Impedance Studies of LiSbM(PO4)3 (M = Al, Fe and Cr).
G. Rambabu, N. Anantharamulu, M. Vithal, M. Raghavender, G. Prasad, Journal of Applied Physics 2006, 100, 083707(1-7).

1. Hydrogen Insertion, ESR and Mossbauer Studies of Cu0.5TaFeP3O12. K. Koteswara Rao, N. Anantharamulu, A. K. Mishra, C. Bansal, M. Vithal, Solid State Comm. 2005, 135, 692-697.

PRESENTATIONS (Oral, Poster, and Contributed):

22. Electrochemical Life Cycle Improvement in Ruthenium Oxide Nanoplate Architectures. Anantharamulu Navulla, Geoffrey D. Stevens, Lamartine Meda. Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE 2014), February 16-20, Clearwater, FL (Abstract ID: 1840852).

21. Synthesis, Characterization and Electrochemical Properties of Phosphate Based Composition LiNi4(PO4)3. Anantharamulu Navulla and Lamartine Meda. 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, United States, April 7-11, (2013), ENFL (ID: 19208).

20. Design of Heterobimetallic Single-Source Precursors with Proper Metal:Metal Ratios and Discrete Molecular Structures. Evgeny V. Dikarev, Anantharamulu Navulla, Zheng Wei, Craig Lieberman, Alexander S. Filatov. Oral Presentation, 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, United States, April 7-11, 2013, INOR-1158.

19. Three Dimensional Nanosized RuO2 and Their Exceptional Lithium Storage Capacity. Lamartine Meda, Geoffrey D. Stevens, Anantharamulu Navulla. MRS - fall 2013, Boston, MA (ID: 1761201).

18. Direct Growth of Alpha Fe2O3 Nanoplates on Current Collector as Anode for Lithium ion Batteries. Aaron Dangerfield, Anantharamulu Navulla, L. Meda. MRS - fall 2013, Boston, MA (ID: 1761351).

17. Manganese Oxide Nanoplates Growth Directly on Stainless Steel as Anode for Lithium Ion Batteries. Mila'na Jones, Anantharamulu Navulla, Lamartine Meda. MRS - fall 2013, Boston, MA (ID: 1763215).

16. Direct growth of MnO nanoparticles on stainless steel and their electrochemical properties. Mila'na Jones, Anantharamulu. N, Lamartine Meda. PREM - PI's meeting, NSF, Arlington, VA, May 20, 2013.

15. Direct growth of Fe2O3 nanoparticles and nanowires on stainless steel for lithium ion batteries. Aaron Dangerfield, Anantharamulu. N, L. Meda. PREM - PI's meeting, NSF, Arlington, VA, May 20, 2013.

14. Synthesis and Electrochemical Characterization of LiNi4(PO4)3. Anantharamulu Navulla, Lamartine Meda. Meet. Abstr. - Electrochem. Soc. 2012, 417, 1201 (Oral Presentation, 221st ECS Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 6-11, 2012, No.: B4-15080).

13. Investigations of RuO2 and SnO2 Nanoclusters as Potential Lithium Ion Battery Electrode Coatings. Aditya Das, Ayorinde Hassan, Ramu Ramachandran, Collin Wick, Anantharamulu Navulla, Lamartine Meda. Proceedings of Louisiana EPSCoR RII LA-SiGMA 2012 Symposium.

12. Volatile Multimetallic Molecular Precursors for Battery Cathode Materials. Dikarev, Evgeny V.; Navulla, Anantharamulu; Huynh, Lan; Wei, Zheng; Filatov, Alexander S. Oral Presentation, 244th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, United States, August 19-23, (2012), INOR-626.

11. Synthesis of Heterometallic Precursors with Different Metal: Metal Ratios and Discrete Molecular Structures. Lieberman, Craig M.; Navulla, Anantharamulu; Dikarev, Evgeny V. 244th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, United States, August 19-23, (2012), INOR-507.

10. Investigations of Metal Oxide Nanoclusters as Potential Lithium Ion Battery Electrode Materials. Ayorinde Hassan, Ramu Ramachandran, Collin Wick, Lamartine Meda, Anantharamulu Navulla, 68th Southwest Regional Meeting of the ACS, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, November 4-7 (2012), SWRM-314.

9. LiPON Thin Film Deposition for 3D Lithium Microbatteries. Mila'na Jones, Anantharamulu Navulla, Lamartine Meda. LA-SiGMA (Louisiana Alliance for Simulation Guided Materials Applications), Xavier REU Poster Session, July 27, 2011.

8. Application of Fluorinated Heterometallic -Diketonates for the Synthesis of Mixed-Metal Fluorides. Anantharamulu Navulla, Zheng Wei, Jen-Hsien Yang, Haitao Zhang, Evgeny V. Dikarev, 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 22-26, (2010), INOR-521.

7. Synthesis and Processing of Ceramic Materials: Mixed-Metal Oxides, Nasicons, and Borates. Aanantharamulu Navulla, Invited Oral Presentation, Department of Chemistry, Fisk University, Nashville, TN, Feb 25, 2010.

6. Synthesis, Characterization and Study of Materials: Heterometallic -Diketonates, Nasicons, Borates, and Pyrochlores. Aanantharamulu Navulla, Invited Oral Presentation, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan 5, 2010.

5. Development of Single Source Precursors for the Creation of Functional Oxide Materials: Aanantharamulu Navulla, Invited Oral Presentation, Department of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, October 18, 2009.

4. Preparation and Spectroscopic Studies of Substituted Nasicons and Borates. Aanantharamulu Navulla, Oral Presentation, Department of Chemistry, University at Albany, NY, April 25, 2008.

3. Preparation, Characterization, Spectral and Conductivity Studies of Na3MgZr(PO4)3 and Na0.1(H3O)2.9MgZr(PO4)3. B. Vijaya Kumar, Navulla. Anantharamulu, V. Radha, V. Rama Devi, T. Sarojini, M. Vithal, National Symposium 2007, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India.

2. National Seminar on Nanomaterials, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India, N. Anantharamulu. Navulla, Participated in 2007.

1. Workshop for Chemistry Teachers of Postgraduate Colleges, Department of Chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Anantharamulu. Navulla, Participated in July, 2005.

 

 
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