Ravishankar Sundararaman

Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Education
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Joint Center for Artifical Photosynthesis, California Institute of Technology and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 2013-2016
  • Ph.D. Physics, Cornell University, 2013
  • M.Sc. Physics, IIT Kanpur, 2007
Research Focus
  • Research Interests: computational material science
  • electronic properties
  • nanomaterials
  • solid-liquid interfaces
  • electrochemistry
  • plasmonics
  • photonics
  • energy conversion and storage applications
  • Emphasis on collaboratively developing new theoretical and computational methods in open-source software
Select Works
  • M. Chandra, G. Kataria, D. Sahdev and R. Sundararaman, “Hydrodynamic and ballistic AC transport in two-dimensional Fermi liquids”, Phys. Rev. B 99, 165409 (2019)
  • C. K. Ullal, J. Shi and R. Sundararaman, “Electron mobility in graphene without invoking the Dirac equation”, Am. J. Phys. 87, 291 (2019)
  • A. Habib, F. Florio and R. Sundararaman, “Hot carrier dynamics in plasmonic transition metal nitrides”, J. Opt. 20, 064001 (2018)
  • R. Sundararaman, K. Letchworth Weaver and K. A. Schwarz, “Improving Accuracy of Electrochemical Capacitance and Solvation Energetics in First-Principles Calculations”, J. Chem. Phys. 148, 144105 (2018)
  • F. Florio, G. Sinha and R. Sundararaman, “Designing High-Accuracy Permanent Magnets for Low-Power Magnetic Resonance Imaging”, IEEE Trans. Magn. 54, 1 (2018)
  • R. Sundararaman, K. Letchworth-Weaver, K. A. Schwarz, D. Gunceler, Y. Ozhabes and T.A. Arias, “JDFTx: software for joint density-functional theory”, SoftwareX 6, 278 (2017)
  • R. Sundararaman, M. C. Figueiredo, M. T. M. Koper and K. A. Schwarz, “Electrochemical Capacitance of CO-terminated Pt(111) is Dominated by CO-Solvent Gap”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8, 5344 (2017)
  • R. Sundararaman, W. A. Goddard III and T. A. Arias, “Grand canonical electronic density-functional theory: Algorithms and applications to electrochemistry”, J. Chem. Phys. 146, 114104 (2017)