Advanced Materials Characterization, KPR Institute Engineering and Technology, Autonomous Engineering Institution, Coimbatore, India

Centre of Excellence Advanced Materials Characterization

Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materials Characterization has been Focusing on developing advanced nanomaterials for numerous applications in the field of Science and Engineering, which includes, environmental applications such as waste water treatment, energy storage application, thermoelectric wearable devices, supercapacitors, Biosensors, etc. and Theoretical studies on DFT, Molecular Dynamics, Monde Carlo simulations.



To support the broad materials science and engineering community of our institute for building an interdisciplinary bridge between various research domains in the field of Materials Science.

To perform highly standard research work using our cutting-edge research facilities.

To make collaboration with top institutions and reach our institute research facilities to all over the country.

Conducting workshops and webinars to share knowledge to young leaners.


Courses Offered

Short Term Courses

  • Hand on Training on Basic Characterization Techniques
  • Advanced Material Synthesis Techniques

Elective Course

  • Advanced Materials Science for Engineers (3 credit course)


  • X-Ray Diffractometer (Bruker D8 Advance) with High Temperature Chamber (MTC) with EVA, ICDD 2021, TOPAS.
  • UV-VIS Spectrophotometer (Shimatzu-1900U) (wavelength 200-1200), with LabSolutions and UV Probe.
  • Electrochemical Workstation (Auto Lab) with NOVA 2.1.4
  • DELL Precision Workstation, with simulation software Quantum espresso, Wien2k, Tinker, CP2K.
Advanced Materials Characterization
Fume Hood
Advanced Materials Characterization
X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
Advanced Materials Characterization
UV-VIS Spectrometer
Advanced Materials Characterization
Electrochemical workstation

Consultancy Facilities

S. No. Testing & Characterization Facility Cost (₹)
For Other Educational Institutes For Govt. R&D Labs For Industries
1XRD Normal₹450₹450₹900
2Gracing Incidence XRD ₹600₹600₹1200
3Slow Scan XRD / hour)₹800₹800₹1500
4High Temperature XRD₹5000₹5000₹9000
5UV-VIS Absorption Spectra ₹150₹150₹400

Journal Publications

S. No. Title of the Paper with Authors Publisher SCI/SCIE/Scopus/Web of science / Non indexed journal Month and Year Remarks
1Realization of Ti MOF/MoS2 hybrid nanostructure and their catalytic activity towards 4-nitrophenol reductionJournal of Materials Research and TechnologySCI - Impact factor: 5.485June, 2022With Institute affiliation
2Realization of Ti MOF/MoS2 hybrid nanostructure and their catalytic activity towards 4-nitrophenol reductionJournal of Materials Research and TechnologyImpact factor: 5.039March 2022With Institute affiliation
3Incorporation of polyaniline on graphene-related materials for wearable thermoelectric applicationsMaterials LettersSCI - Impact factor: 3.423August, 2021With Institute affiliation
4Preparation and Characterization of Polyethylenimine Functionalized Reduced Graphene Oxide for Thermoelectric ApplicationsECS Journal of Solid-State Science and TechnologySCI - Impact factor: 2.070August, 2021With Institute affiliation

Patent Publication

  1. MXene Spinel Ferrite Heterojunction photoelectrodes for solar hydrogen production, 202141027636 A, Published date - 21-06-2021.

Team Member

Dr. H. Shankar
Dr. H. Shankar
Associate Professor / Phy


Dr. H. Shankar,
Associate Professor,
COE Materials Characterization,
Centre For Research and Development,
KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology.



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