Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Dr. Thomas’ mission is to bring the best of materials science and innovation to the foremost challenges the globe faces – including food security, environmental degradation, and sustainable energy. He is a Faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and specializes in materials design, fabrication, and process-property correlations for devices and systems. His group synergizes between experimental and computational approaches to enable accelerated materials development. His group’s holistic engineering approach makes his work and experience relevant for Project TRANSSITioN. The work he does in this project will involve close linkages with thermal engineers and industry, so as to achieve technology demonstration.