Mohan Srinivasarao

Mohan Srinivasarao

Professor; School of Materials Science & Engineering

Dr. Mohan Srinivasarao is a Professor with the School of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Srinivasarao received his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1990 from Carnegie Mellon University, a M.Sc in Applied Chemistry in 1981 from PSG College of Technology (University of Madras, India), and a B.Sc in Applied Science in 1979 from Madurai University, India.

Dr. Srinivasarao specializes in physical chemistry of polymers, physics of nematic liquid crystals, optics of liquid crystals, rheology/rheo-optics of polymeric fluids and liquid crystals, polymer/liquid crystal dispersions, various forms of light microscopy including confocal microscopy and photon tunneling microscopy, color science, and nano-optics in the biological world (color of butterfly wings, beetles, moths, and bird feathers).

Dr. Srinivasarao is a member os several professional organizations including the American Chemical Society, Materials Research Society, Optical Society of America, Society of Rheology, American Physical Society, and the American Association for the Advancement


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    Georgia Institute of Technology

    College of Engineering
    School of Materials Science and Engineering
    Research Focus Areas:
  • Biobased Materials
  • Biochemicals
  • Biorefining
  • Biotechnology
  • Electronic Materials
  • Pulp Paper Packaging & Tissue
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Additional Research:

    Conducting Polymers; Optical Materials; Bio-Inspired Materials; Advanced Characterization; Biomaterials; Nanocellulose Applications; Biocomposites; Polymer & Fiber

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