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Hire Dr. Kiran Kumar M.
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Materials scientist with 10+ years research experience in Graphene, Polymer composites, Nanomaterials, Water filtration.

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing, Newswriting, General Proofreading & Editing
Research Market Research, Feasibility Study, Technology Scouting, Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Scientific and Technical Research, Systematic Literature Review
Consulting Scientific and Technical Consulting
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Data Visualization, Data Processing, Data Insights
Product Development Formulation, Stability/Shelf Life Testing, Product Evaluation, Concept Development, Prototyping
Work Experience

Scientific Consultant

Consulting (Self-Employed)

March 2021 - Present

Consultant - Regional Manager of Engineering

Grafoid Inc.

December 2012 - February 2021

Postdoctoral Researcher (Research Associate)

National University of Singapore

August 2011 - November 2012


PhD (Chemistry)

National University of Singapore

August 2006 - July 2011

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Balapanuru, J., Manga, K.K., Fu, W., Abdelwahab, I., Zhou, G., Li, M., Lu, H., Loh, K.P.(2019). Desalination properties of a free-standing, partially oxidized few-layer graphene membrane . Desalination. p. 72-80.
Wang, Y., Lee, W.C., Manga, K.K., Ang, P.K., Lu, J., Liu, Y.P., Lim, C.T., Loh, K.P.(2012). Fluorinated graphene for promoting neuro-induction of stem cells . Advanced Materials. 24. (31). p. 4285-4290.
Manga, K.K., Wang, J., Lin, M., Zhang, J., Nesladek, M., Nalla, V., Ji, W., Loh, K.P.(2012). High-performance broadband photodetector using solution-processible PbSe-TiO <inf>2</inf>-graphene hybrids . Advanced Materials. 24. (13). p. 1697-1702.
Polavarapu, L., Manga, K.K., Yu, K., Ang, P.K., Cao, H.D., Balapanuru, J., Loh, K.P., Xu, Q.-H.(2011). Alkylamine capped metal nanoparticle "inks" for printable SERS substrates, electronics and broadband photodetectors . Nanoscale. 3. (5). p. 2268-2274.
Wang, J., Manga, K.K., Bao, Q., Loh, K.P.(2011). High-yield synthesis of few-layer graphene flakes through electrochemical expansion of graphite in propylene carbonate electrolyte . Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133. (23). p. 8888-8891.
Polavarapu, L., Manga, K.K., Cao, H.D., Loh, K.P., Xu, Q.-H.(2011). Preparation of conductive silver films at mild temperatures for printable organic electronics . Chemistry of Materials. 23. (14). p. 3273-3276.
Wang, S., Manga, K.K., Zhao, M., Bao, Q., Loh, K.P.(2011). Wrapping graphene sheets around organic wires for making memory devices . Small. 7. (16). p. 2372-2378.
Venkatram Nalla and Lakshminarayana Polavarapu and Kiran Kumar Manga and Bee Min Goh and Kian Ping Loh and Qing-Hua Xu and Wei Ji(2010). Transient photoconductivity and femtosecond nonlinear optical properties of a conjugated polymer–graphene oxide composite . Nanotechnology. 21. (41). p. 415203. {IOP} Publishing
Wang, S., Goh, B.M., Manga, K.K., Bao, Q., Yang, P., Loh, K.P.(2010). Graphene as atomic template and structural scaffold in the synthesis of graphene-organic hybrid wire with photovoltaic properties . ACS Nano. 4. (10). p. 6180-6186.
Manga, K.K., Wang, S., Jaiswal, M., Bao, Q., Loh, K.P.(2010). High-gain graphene-titanium oxide photoconductor made from inkjet printable ionic solution . Advanced Materials. 22. (46). p. 5265-5270.
Chen, X., Yang, J., Lu, J., Manga, K.K., Loh, K.P., Zhu, F.(2009). Ionic liquid-functionalized carbon nanoparticles-modified cathode for efficiency enhancement in polymer solar cells . Applied Physics Letters. 95. (13).
Manga, K.K., Zhou, Y., Yan, Y., Loh, K.P.(2009). Multilayer hybrid films consisting of alternating graphene and titania nanosheets with ultrafast electron transfer and photoconversion properties . Advanced Functional Materials. 19. (22). p. 3638-3643.
Simard-Normandin, M., Ho, Q.-B., Rahman, R., Ferguson, S., Manga, K.(2018). Resistivity-strain analysis of graphene-based ink coated fabrics for wearable electronics . 2018 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium, Pan Pacific 2018. 2018-January. p. 1-9.