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.
- BScKerala University India
- MScKerala University India
- PhDIndian Institute of Technology Madras