Anirudha Sumant | Materials Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory

Anirudha Sumant, Materials Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

Anirudha Sumant received his Ph.D. degree in Electronic Science form University of Pune, India in 1998. He is currently Materials Scientist at the Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory and leading the research on nanocarbon materials. His main research interests include electronic and mechanical properties of carbon based materials, surface chemistry, micro/ nano-scale tribology, and micro-nanofabrication. He is the author and co-author of more than 90 peer reviewed journal publications, 2 book chapters, winner of four R&D 100 awards, NASA’s Tech Briefs award for introducing best consumer product based on nanotechnology. He has 5 patents granted (2 licensed), 7 pending and given numerous invited talks. His work in nanocarbon area helped in creation of semiconductor spin-off AKHAN Semiconductor Inc. He is a member of MRS, and AVS.

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