Profile
Name Dr. T. Balusamy
Designation Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest Electrochemistry and Surface Science & Engineering
Room No. 13-103
Intercom No. 169
Mobile 9487406559
Email Id (Official) rtbalu@svce.ac.in
Email Id (Personal) rtbalusamy@gmail.com
Qualification

Ph.D. (Chemistry) – University of Madras, Chennai – 2014

M.Sc. (Chemistry) – Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 2008

B.Sc. (Chemistry) – Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 2006

Academic Experience

Assistant Professor (01.08.2016 – Till date)
Department of Applied Chemistry
Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
Pennalur, Sriperumbudhur – 602117.

Post Doctoral Fellow (June 2014 – May 2016)
Prof. Nishimura
Group Leader, Materials Recycling Design Group
Research Centre for Strategic Materials
National Institute for Materials Science
Tsukuba, 305-0047 Japan.

R & D Engineer (January 2011 – August 2012)
Amara Raja Batteris
Renigunta, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

Courses Handled

Engineering Chemistry I (CY16151)
Chemistry Lab (GE 16163)
Engineering Chemistry II (CY16251)
Chemistry Lab (GE16262)

COURSES HANDLING
Instrumental Methods and Analysis (CH18405)
Environmental Science and Engineering

Research & Consultancy

1. In-situ corrosion monitoring of scratched epoxy coated carbon steel in saturated Ca(OH)2 with or without 3% NaCl by scanning electrochemical microscopy and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
T. Balusamy and T. Nishimura American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 7 (2016) 533-547.

2. Localized Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Observation on Scratched Epoxy Coated Carbon Steel in Saturated Ca(OH)2 with Various Chloride Concentration
T. Balusamy and T. Nishimura Journal of Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques (2016) 7:4.

3. In-Situ Monitoring of Local Corrosion Process of Scratched Epoxy Coated Carbon Steel in Simulated Pore Solution Containing Varying percentage of Chloride ions by Localized Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
T. Balusamy and T. Nishimura Electrochimica Acta, 199 (2016) 305 ? 313

4. A Facile Method to Modify the Characteristics and Corrosion Behavior of 304 Stainless Steel by Surface Nanostructuring toward Biomedical Applications
T. Balusamy, T.S.Sankara Narayanan,K. Ravichandran Kulandaivelu, Min Ho Lee, and Toshiyasu Nishimura
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7 (2015) 17731 – 17747.

5. Surface Nanocrystallization of EN8 Steel: Correlation of Change in Material Characteristics with Corrosion Behavior
T. Balusamy, T. S. N. Sankara Narayanan, K. Ravichandran, Min Ho Lee and T. Nishimura
Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 162 (6) (2015) C285 – C293.

6. Effect of Surface Mechanical Attrition Treatment (SMAT) on the Surface and Electrochemical Characteristics of Pb-Sn Alloy
T. Balusamy, M. Venkatewarlu, K.S.N. Murthy, S. Viajayanand and T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan
International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 9 (2014) 96 ? 108.

7. Plasma nitriding of AISI 304 stainless steel: Role of surface mechanical attrition treatment,
T. Balusamy, T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan, K. Ravichandran, Il Song Park and Min Ho Lee
Materials Characterization, 85 (2013) 38 ? 47.

8. Influence of surface mechanical attrition treatment (SMAT) on the corrosion behaviour of AISI 304 stainless steel
T. Balusamy, T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan, K. Ravichandran, Il Song Park and Min Ho Lee
Corrosion science, 74 (2013) 332 ? 344.

9. Effect of surface mechanical attrition treatment (SMAT) on pack boronizing of AISI 304 stainless steel
T. Balusamy, T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan, K. Ravichandran, Il Song Park and Min Ho Lee
Surface & Coatings Technology, 232 (2013) 60 – 67.

10. Pack boronizing of AISI H 11 tool steel: Role of surface mechanical attrition treatment
T. Balusamy, T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan, K. Ravichandran, Il Song Park and Min Ho Lee
Vacuum 97 (2013) 36 – 43.

11. Effect of Surface Mechanical Attrition Treatment on Boronizing of EN8 Steel
T. Balusamy, T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan and K. Ravichandran
Surface & Coatings Technology 213 (2012) 221 ? 228.

12. Corrosion resistant Ti alloy for sulphuric acid medium: Suitability of Ti?Mo alloys
T. Balusamy, M. Jamesh, S. Kumar and T. S. N. Sankara Narayanan
Materials and Corrosion, 63 (2012) 803 ? 806.

13. Electrochemical Behaviour of Surface Modified AISI 304 Grade Stainless Steel in Ringer?s Solution
T. Balusamy, Satendra Kumar, T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan
Trans Indian Inst Met, 64 (2011) 507 0 – 511.

14. Effect of surface nanocrystallization on the corrosion behaviour of AISI 409 stainless steel
T. Balusamy, Satendra Kumar, T.S.N. Sankara Narayanan
Corrosion Science, 52 (2010) 3826 – 3834.

15. M Venkateswarlu, T Balusamy, KSN Murthy, M Jagadish, S Vijayanand ,Effect of magnesium sulfate on the electrochemical behavior of lead electrodes for lead acid batteries, Electrochemical Energy Technology, Vol. 52, issue:1, page No: 55-59.

Conference / Workshop / FDP
Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

Engineering Chemistry (CY18151) Course Coordinator

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