Krishna Sampathkumar

Krishna Sampathkumar
PhD Student, Department of Electrochemical Materials
Tel: 420266053407
Room: 519


Manipulation of the (opto) electronic structure of 2D materials by external perturbations (deformation, charge doping etc.), materials for energy storage and conversion, establishing and studying of 0D, 1D and 2D heterostructures

Running Projects

  • 2017 - 2019 Heterostructures of 2D and 3D Materials for Solar Energy Conversion (HERMES); Czech Science Foundation
  • 2017 - 2018 Energy Funneling in 2D Semiconductors; Neuron Fund for Support of Science


  • 2016 - present JHINST - Department of Electrochemical Materials; Research Assistant
  • 2014 - 2016 Department of Nano science and Technology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil nadu India; post graduate student


  • 2012 Regional science congress on shaping of future India, by ISCA, Coimbatore, India; ‘2nd prize’ in science exhibition,
  • 2009 Rotary Club, Coimbatore, India ; ‘Meritorious Performance’
  • 2008 High School , Coimbatore , India ; ‘Best outgoing student award’

Selected publications

  • Ch. Androulidakis, E.N. Koukaras, J. Řáhova, K. Sampathkumar, J. Parthenios, K. Papagelis, O. Frank and C. Galiotis. Wrinkled few-layer graphenes as highly efficient load bearers. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, DOI : 10.1021/acsami.7b07547