- Postdoctoral Fellow, Nanoscience Research Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002-2005
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 2001-2002
- PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
- MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998
- BS, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1995
- Colloidal Science
- Nanoparticle synthesis and self-assembly
- Rheology of Complex Fluids
- Renewable Energy
Professional Affiliations & Qualifications
- Department Graduate Committee
- Reviewer, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Macromolecules, Langmuir
- Member of Society of Rheology
- Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers
- Member of American Chemical Society
Selected Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:
- S. Ramakrishnan, J. Collier, R. Oyetunji, B. Stutts and R. Burnett, "Enzymatic Hydrolysis of cellulose dissolved in N-methyl morpholine oxide/water solutions", Bioresource Technology (accepted).
- S. Ramakrishnan, S. A. Shah, L. Ruggeri, Y. L. Chen, K. S. Schweizer and C. F. Zukoski, "Collective diffusion in colloid-polymer suspensions: Relative role of thermodynamics and hydrodynamics", Langmuir, Vol 25, pp 10507-10514 (2009).
- B. Chung, S. Ramakrishnan, R. Bandyopadhyay, D. Liang, C. F. Zukoski, J. L. Harden and R. L. Leheny, "Microscopic dynamics of recovery in sheared depletion gels", Physical Review Letters, Vol 96(22), pp 223801: 1-4 (2006).
- S. Ramakrishnan, V. Gopalakrishnan and C. F. Zukoski, "Clustering and mechanics in dense depletion and thermal gels", Langmuir, Vol 21(22), pp 9917 - 9925 (2005).
- A. J. Kiss, A. Y. Mirarefi, S. Ramakrishnan, C. F. Zukoski, C. H. C. Cheng and A. L. De Vries, "Cold stable eye lens crystallins of the Antartic Nototheniid toothfish Dissocstichus Mawsoni", Journal of Experimental Biology, Vol 207, pp 4633 - 4649 (2004).
- S. Ramakrishnan and C. F. Zukoski, "Phase behavior of nanoparticle suspensions", In: J. A. Schwartz, C. I. Contescu and K. Putyera, editors, "Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology", Marcel Dekker Inc., pp 2813 - 2824 (2004).
- S. Ramakrishnan and C. F. Zukoski, "Processing of monodisperse particles", In: H. Kozuka, editor "Handbook of Sol-Gel Science and Technology", Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 417 - 455 (2005).