T. P. Radhakrishnan
Professor, FNASc, FASc, FNA  
Ph. D. Princeton University, 1987
Postdoctoral Research    University of Texas at El Paso, 1987 - 1988   
Scientist IIT Madras, 1988 - 1989
Assistant Professor University of Hyderabad, 1989 - 1993
Associate Professor University of Hyderabad, 1993 - 2001
Professor University of Hyderabad, 2001 - Present  
Phone: +91- 40- 23134827, E-mail: tpr@uohyd.ac.in 
Research Interests 
  • Design and synthesis of novel molecules of materials interest 
  • Molecular crystals, nanocrystals, nanoparticles, ultrathin (Langmuir-Blodgett) films
  • Polymer-metal nanocomposite thin films 
  • Optical, nonlinear optical and opto-electronic materials 
  • Materials structure-function correlations

Selected Publications
  • Establishing the Critical Role of Oriented Aggregation in Molecular Solid State Fluorescence Enhancement, P. Srujana, T. P. Radhakrishnan, Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24,1784. 
  • Gold Nanoclusters with a Wide Range of Fluorescence Characteristics Generated In Situ in Polymer Thin Films: Potential Gas Sensing Application, U. Divya Madhuri, T. P. Radhakrishnan, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 16236 – 16243.
  • Efficient Bioimaging with Diaminodicyanoquinodimethanes: Epidermal and Stomatal Cell Staining and Insight into the Molecular Level Interactions, N. Senthilanathan, T. P. Radhakrishnan, Scientific Reports 2017, 7, 10583.
  • Extensively Reversible Thermal Transformations of a Bistable, Fluorescence Switchable Molecular Solid: Entry into Functional Molecular Phase Change Materials, P. Srujana, T. P. Radhakrishnan, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7270.
  • Amorphous-to-Crystalline Transformation with Fluorescence Enhancement and Switching of Molecular Nanoparticles Fixed in a Polymer Thin Film, Chandaluri, C. G., Radhakrishnan, T.P., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 11849.