Kannan Ramaiyan


Phone: 505-272-7103

Mailing Address

MSC04 2790
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070

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Research Associate Professor

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Department of Center for MicroEngineered Materials


Postdoctoral Scholar, MPA-11, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Marie Curie Postdoctoral Scholar – University of Birmingham, UK

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Calgary, Canada

PhD, Chemistry, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India

MSc, Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, India


Dr. Kannan Ramaiyan joined the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering in 2020. He received his PhD in Chemistry from the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. He has conducted research on different problems such as fuel cells, electrolysis, and electrochemical sensors. His current research focuses on the electrochemical conversion of methane to ethylene using perovskite electrodes and developing electrochemical sensors for detecting methane.

Teaching Interests

  • Material Science
  • Electrochemical Engineering
  • Physical Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Polymer electrolyte fuel cells/electrolyzers
  • Solid oxide fuel cells/electrolyzers
  • Electrochemical sensors
  • Electrochemical synthesis of ammonia

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