T. P. Radhakrishnan
Senior 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
  • Monitoring Molecular Microparticles through the Amorphous-to-Crystalline Transformation and Fluorescence Enhancement/Tuning. R. S. Maurya, S. Jayanthi, C. G. Chandaluri, T. P. Radhakrishnan,* Chem. Mater. 2022, 34, 244-253. 
  • Molecular Hopper Crystals and Electron Beam Triggered Actuation. N. Senthilnathan, and T. P. Radhakrishnan,* Chem. Mater. 2020, 32, 8567-8575. 
  • Zwitterionic Small Molecule Based Fluorophores for Efficient and Selective Imaging of Bacterial Endospores. N. Senthilnathan, Kumar Gaurav, Ch. Venkata Ramana* and T. P. Radhakrishnan,* J. Mater. Chem. B 2020, 8, 4601-4608. 
  • In Situ-Fabricated Hydrogel Polymer-Semiconductor Nanocomposite Thin Film as a Highly Efficient and Robust Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. U. Divya Madhuri and T. P. Radhakrishnan,* J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 44-51.
  • Extensively Reversible Thermal Transformations of a Bistable, Fluorescence Switchable Molecular Solid: Entry into Functional Molecular Phase Change Materials. P. Srujana and T. P. Radhakrishnan,* 
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7270-7274.