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Professor Ravindranathan Thampi


Ravindranathan Thampi

Sfi Airtricity Professor Of Solar Energy Engineering
School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering
01 716 1995
University College Dublin, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Engineering Building Belfield Dublin 4


Prof. Thampi is SFI-Stokes Professor and Vice-Principal of Internationalization for Engineering & Architecture, University College Dublin. He teaches Renewable Energy related Chemical and Physical Processes, Applied Chemistry for Engineers and Micro- and Nano- materials science. His research interests include solar energy conversion, fuel cells, artificial photosynthesis, solar fuels, heterogeneous catalysis, petroleum chemistry and hydrogen economy. He has several patents and over 150 publications/conference presentations to his credit. He is the co-chair of CESAER task force on internationalization of technical education and introduction of UN SDGs into education and training methods for scientists and engineers. Prof. Thampi obtained his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India. Before joining UCD, he was with EPFL in Lausanne.


  • BSc
    Kerala University India
  • MSc
    Kerala University India
  • PhD
    Indian Institute of Technology Madras