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Peer-reviewed journal articles




24. G. Braesch, Z. Wang, S. Sankarasubramanian, A. Oshchepkov, A. Bonnefont, E. Savinova, V. Ramani, M. Chatenet

High performance alkaline direct borohydride fuel cell using bipolar interfaces and noble metal-free Ni-based anodes

Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2020)

DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06405J


23. Z. Wang, J. Parrondo, S. Sankarasubramanian, K. Bhattacharyya, M. Ghosh, V. Ramani

Alkaline Stability of Pure Aliphatic-based Anion Exchange Membranes Containing Cycloaliphatic Quaternary Ammonium Cations

Journal of The Electrochemical Society (2020)

DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/abac29

22. M. Shahid, C. He, S. Sankarasubramanian, V. Ramani, S. Basu

Co3O4 impregnated NiO-YSZ: An Efficient Catalyst for Direct Methane Electro-Oxidation

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2020)

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c06407


21. Z. Wang#, S. Sankarasubramanian#, V. Ramani

Reactant-Transport Engineering Approach to High-Power Direct Borohydride Fuel Cells

Cell Reports Physical Science (2020)

DOI:10.1016/j.xcrp.2020.100084. (# - equal contribution)

20. C. He, X. Wang, S. Sankarasubramanian, A.K. Yadav, K. Bhattacharyya, X. Liang, V.K. Ramani

Highly Active and Durable Pt/Sb-doped-SnO2 Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalysts produced by Atomic Layer Deposition

ACS Applied Energy Materials (2020) DOI:10.1021/acsaem.0c00717.

19. Z. Wang, M. Mandal, S. Sankarasubramanian, G. Huang, P.A. Kohl, V.K. Ramani

Influence of Water Transport Across Microscale Bipolar Interfaces on the Performance of Direct Borohydride Fuel Cells

ACS Applied Energy Materials (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.0c00145.

18. Shahid, C. He, S. Sankarasubramanian, V. Ramani, S. Basu

Enhanced Methane Electrooxidation by Ceria and Nickel Oxide Impregnated Perovskite Anodes in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2020) DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.02.040.


17. S. Sankarasubramanian, Y. Zhang, V. Ramani

Methanesulfonic acid-based Electrode-decoupled Vanadium-Cerium Redox Flow Battery Exhibits Significantly Improved Capacity and Cycle Life

Sustainable Energy and Fuels (2019) DOI: 10.1039/C9SE00286C.  


16. S. Sankarasubramanian, J. Kahky, V. Ramani

 Tuning Anion Solvation Energetics enhances Potassium-Oxygen Battery Performance 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2019) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1901329116.


15. C. He, S. Sankarasubramanian, I. Matanovic, P. Atanassov, V. Ramani

Understanding the Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity and Oxidative Stability of Pt supported on Nb-doped-TiO2

ChemSusChem (2019) DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201900499.

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14. Y. Li#, J. Parrondo#, S. Sankarasubramanian#, V. Ramani 

Impact of Surface Carbonyl- and Hydroxyl- Group Concentration on Electrode Kinetics in an All-Vanadium Redox Flow Battery 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123 (11), 6370 (2019) (# - equal contribution)


13. Z. Wang, J. Parrondo, C. He, S. Sankarasubramanian*, V. Ramani 

Efficient pH-gradient-enabled microscale bipolar interfaces in direct borohydride fuel cells

Nature Energy, 4, 281–289(2019) DOI: 10.1038/s41560-019-0330-5.


12. Z. Wang, S. Sankarasubramanian, V. Ramani

Advances in anion exchange membranes for electrochemical energy conversion

Current Opinion in Electrochemistry,12, 240 (2018) DOI:10.1016/j.coelec.2018.11.011. 

11. S. Sankarasubramanian, V. Ramani

Dimethyl sulfoxide -based electrolytes for high current potassium-oxygen batteries 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (34), 19319 (2018).

10. J. Seo, S. Sankarasubramanian, B. Lee

Templated, carbo-thermal reduction synthesis of mesoporous silicon carbide from carbon nanotube-mesoporous silica core-shell composite

Bulletin of Material Science, 41(1), 30 (2018).



9. C. He, G. Wang, J. Parrondo, S. Sankarasubramanian, V. Ramani

Pt/RuO2.-TiO2 electrocatalysts exhibit excellent hydrogen evolution activity in alkaline media 

Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 164(12), F1234 (2017).


8. J. Seo#, S. Sankarasubramanian*, #, F. Mizuno, N. Singh, K. Takechi, J. Prakash 

Effect of cathode porosity on the Lithium air cell oxygen reduction reaction – a rotating ring-disk electrode investigation 

Electrochimica Acta, 248, 570 (2017). (# - equal contribution)

7. Y. Zhang, J. Parrondo, S. Sankarasubramanian, V. Ramani

Detection of Reactive Oxygen Species in AEM Fuel Cells using in situ Fluorescence Spectroscopy

ChemSusChem, 10, 3056 (2017). (inside cover feature)


6. S. Sankarasubramanian*, J. Seo, F. Mizuno, N. Singh, J. Prakash

Elucidating the Oxygen reduction reaction kinetics and the origins of the anomalous Tafel behavior at the Li-O2 cell cathode

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121, 4789 (2017).



5. S. Sankarasubramanian*, J. Seo, F. Mizuno, N. Singh, K. Takechi, J. Prakash

Enhancement of oxygen reduction reaction rate by addition of water to an oxidatively stable ionic liquid electrolyte for lithium-air cells

Electrochemistry Communications, 73, 55 (2016).


4. S. Sankarasubramanian*, J. Seo, F. Mizuno, N. Singh, J. Prakash

Rotating ring-disc electrode investigation of the aprotic superoxide radical electrochemistry on multi-crystalline surfaces and correlation with Density functional theory modeling – implications for Lithium-air cells

Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 163(10), A2377 (2016).


3. S. Sankarasubramanian*, N. Singh, F. Mizuno, J. Prakash

Ab initio investigation of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction activity on noble metal (Pt, Au, Pd), Pt3M (M=Fe, Co, Ni, Cu) and Pd3M (M=Fe, Co, Ni, Cu) alloy surfaces, for Li-O2 cells

Journal of Power Sources, 319, 202 (2016).

2015 and earlier


2. J. Seo, S. Sankarasubramanian, C-S Kim, P. Hovington, J. Prakash,  and K. Zaghib

Thermal characterization of Li/sulfur, Li/ S-LiFePO4 and Li/S-LiV3O8 cells using Isothermal Micro-Calorimetry and Accelerating Rate Calorimetry

Journal of Power Sources, 289, 1 (2015).


1. S. Sankarasubramanian, and B. Krishnamurthy

A Capacity Fade Model for Lithium ion batteries including kinetics and diffusion

Electrochimica Acta, 70, 248 (2012). 

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