Assistant Professor

Dr Sujith Kalluri 

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering


  1. Electronic Analysis of Renewable Energy Storage Systems
  2. Industrial-scale Manufacturing and Advanced Rechargeable Battery Electronic Materials



Acharya Nagarjuna University


Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University


University of Wollongong


  • Nov 2016 – Jan 2018, Postdoctoral Research Associate | Samsung, UNIST Battery R&D Center, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea.
  • Jun 2016 - Oct 2016, Career Launch Researcher | Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials, University of Wollongong, Australia.
  • Jul 2016 - Oct 2016, Engineering Instructor | Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia.

Research Interest

  • In depth electronic analysis of the battery systems while their functioning in the real-time applications
  • Design of energy storage systems with emphasis on the improvement of the electronic properties

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2017 - Young Scientist Award, Venus International Foundation, India.
  • 2016 - Examiners' Commendation for Outstanding PhD Thesis, University of Wollongong, Australia.
  • 2015 - ISEM PhD Student Excellence Award 2014, University of Wollongong, Australia.
  • 2014 - First Prize Winner, Auto CRC Research Image Competition, Australia.
  • 2014 - Winner, Wiley-VCH 'Small' journal Best Poster Award at the 5th Australia-China Conference on Science, Technology and Education in conjunction with the 5th Australia-China Symposium on Materials Science, University of Wollongong, Australia.
  • 2014 - UOW - ANSTO Collaboration Research Award.
  • 2015 - Auto CRC Professional Development Funding for an internship at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea.
  • 2013 - 2016, Auto CRC Cooperative Research Centre Fellowship from Australian Government for research in Energy Storage Devices
  • 2013 - 2016, International Postgraduate Tuition Award from the University of Wollongong, Australia for pursuing PhD at University of Wollongong.
  • 2016 - Research Career Launch Scholarship from the University of Wollongong, Australia.
  • 2010 - 2012, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Government of India Fellowship for pursuing Masters Degree at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University (2010-2012).


  • Member - World Academic-Industry Research Collaboration Organization (WAIRCO), Membership number: 02000113, (2013-2017).
  • Member - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Reference number: 1-2857644941.
  • Life Member - The Australian Nanotechnology Network (ANN).
  • Life Member - Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Membership number: LM 102829
  • Member - Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)
  • Member - International Association of Engineers (IAENG). Membership number: 119411
  • Life Active Member - The Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science and Technology (SAEST), Membership number: LA411
  • Life Member - Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI), Number: PMAI1508230153
  • Life Member - Energy Science Society of India (ESSI).
  • Life Member - Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI), Membership number: LM 1499.
  • Member - The Electrochemical Society (ECS), Membership number: 358898.
  • Member - International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), Membership number: 89713182157.
  • Life Member - Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), Membership number: LMB1984.
  • Life Member - Solar Energy Society of India (SESI), Membership number: LM/1750/2012.
  • Life Member - High Energy Materials Society of India (HEMSI), Membership number: 269.
  • Life Member - Neutron Scattering Society of India (NSSI)


  • Kalluri, M. Yoon, M. Jo, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou, J. Cho, Z. Guo, Feasibility of cathode surface coating technology for high-energy lithium-ion and beyond-lithium-ion batteries. Advanced Materials, Accepted and published online, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201605807. (I.F. = 19.79)
  • Kalluri, M. Yoon, M. Jo, S. Park, S. Myeong, J. Kim, S.X. Dou,Z. Guo, J. Cho, Surface engineering strategies of layered LiCoO2 cathode material to realize high-energy and high-voltage Li-ion cells, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7, 1601507. (I.F. = 16.72) ‘Selected as Journal back cover’
  • Kalluri, K.H. Seng, Z. Guo, A. Du, K. Konstantinov, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou, Sodium and lithium storage properties of spray-dried molybdenum disulfide-graphene hierarchical microspheres, Scientific Reports 5, 11989, 2015; DOI: 10.1038/srep11989. (I.F. = 4.25)
  • K. Pang*S. Kalluri*, V.K. Peterson, N. Sharma, J. Kimpton, B. Johannessen, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou, Z. Guo, Interplay between electrochemistry and phase evolution of the P2-type Nax(Fe1/2Mn1/2)O2cathode for use in sodium-ion batteries, Chemistry of Materials 2015, 27 (8), 3150. (*Equally contributed for the first authorship, I.F. = 9.46)
  • Kalluri, W.K. Pang, K.H. Seng, Z. Chen, Z. Guo, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou, One-dimensional nanostructured design ofLi1+x(Mn1/3Ni1/3Fe1/3)Oas a dual cathode for lithium-ion and sodium-ion batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2015, 3 (1), 250. (I.F. = 8.86)
  • Kalluri, W.K. Pang, V.K. Peterson, Z. Guo, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou, Better battery materials for balancing future energy demands, The Vehicle Technology Engineer Magazine(SAE - Australasia Magazine), Issue 7 - October 2015, Page No. 22.
  • Ranjusha, T.S. Sonia, S. Roshny, V. Lakshmi, S. Kalluri, T.N. Kim, S.V. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Synthesis, characterization and rate capability performance of the micro-porous MnO2nanowires as cathode material in lithium batteries, Materials Research Bulletin 2015, 70, 1. (I.F. = 2.44)
  • Dhand, J.S. Prasad, M.V. Rao, S. Kalluri, P.K. Jain, B. Sreedhar, Hydrogen adsorption in flame synthesized and lithium intercalated carbon nanofibers - A comparative study, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2015,15, 742. (I.F. = 1.48)
  • Kalluri, K.H. Seng, W.K. Pang, Z. Guo, Z. Chen, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou, Electrospun P2-typeNa2/3(Fe1/2Mn1/2)O2 hierarchical nanofibers as cathode material for sodium-ion batteries, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2014, 6 (12), 8953. (I.F. = 7.5)
  • K. Pang, S. Kalluri, V.K. Peterson, S.X. Dou, Z. Guo, Electrochemistry and structure of the cobalt-free Li1+xMO2(M = Li, Ni, Mn, Fe) composite cathode, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2014, 16 (46), 25377. (I.F. = 4.12)
  • Anjali, A.M. Asha, R. Ranjusha, S. Kalluri, K.R.V. Subramanian, N. Sivakumar, T.N. Kim, S.V. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Chemical and structural stability of porous thin film NiO nanowire based electrodes for supercapacitors, Chemical Engineering Journal2013, 220, 360. (I.F. = 6.21)
  • S. Sonia, P.A. Mini, R. Nandhini, S. Kalluri, A. Balakrishnan, S.V. Nair, K.R.V. Subramanian, Composite supercapacitor electrodes made of activated carbon/PEDOT:PSS and activated carbon/doped PEDOT, Bulletin of Materials Science 2013, 36, 547. (I.F. = 0.89)
  • Sujith, A.M. Asha, P. Anjali, N. Sivakumar, K.R.V. Subramanian, S.V. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Fabrication of highly porous conducting PANI-C composite fiber mats via electrospinning, Materials Letters 2012,67, 376. (I.F. = 2.57)
  • Kalluri, A.M. Asha, B.P. Arun, R. Vani, P. Anjali, A.S. Nair, N. Sivakumar, K.R.V. Subramanian, S.V. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Electrical properties of electrospun polyaniline-carbon black composite nanofibers, Science of Advanced Materials 2012,4, 1220. (I.F. = 1.67)
  • M. Asha, S. Kalluri, P. Anjali, N. Sivakumar, K.R.V. Subramanian, S. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Effect of surface nanomorphology and interfacial galvanic coupling of PEDOT-Titanium counter electrodes on the stability of dye-sensitized solar cell, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2012,12, 6340. (I.F. = 1.48)
  • Parvathy, R. Ranjusha, K.Sujith, K.R.V.Subramanian, N. Sivakumar, S.V. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Cycling performance of nanocrystalline LiMn2O4 thin films via electrophoresis, Journal of Nanomaterials 2012, 2012, Article ID: 259684, 6 pages. (I.F. = 1.87)
  • M. Asha, G. Gopika, S. Kalluri,J. John, N. Sivakumar, S.V. Nair, K.R.V. Subramanian, A. Balakrishnan, Effect of embedded plasmonic Au nanoparticles on photocatalysis of electrospun TiO2 nanofibers, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2012,12, 7963. (I.F. = 1.48)
  • Ranjusha, A.S. Nair, S. Ramakrishna, P. Anjali, K.Sujith, K.R.V. Subramanian, N. Sivakumar, T.N. Kim, S.V. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Ultra fine MnO2 nanowire based high performance thin film rechargeable electrodes: Effect of the surface morphology, electrolytes and concentrations, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, 20465. (I.F. = 6.62)
  • M. Asha, S. Kalluri, K.C. Daya, T.A. Arun, N. Sivakumar, K.R.V. Subramanian, A.S. Nair, S. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Electrical and optical properties of electrospun TiO2-graphene composite nanofibers, RSC Advances2012, 2,13032. (I.F. = 3.1)
  • S. Kalluri, K.H. Seng, Z. Guo, H.K. Liu, S.X. Dou, Electrospun lithium metal oxide cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries, RSC Advances 2013, 3 (48), 25576. (I.F. = 3.1)
  • Kalluri, A.M. Asha, S. Parvathy, T.N. Kim, N. Sivakumar, K.R.V. Subramanian, S.V. Nair, A. Balakrishnan, Electrospun nanofibers of polyaniline-carbon black composite for conductive electrode applications. In Al-Nakib Chowdhury (Ed.), Trends in Polyaniline Research. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Chapter 8, Page no. 181-202, ISBN:978-1-62808-424-5, 2013.
  • P. Priyanka, K. Sujith, A.M. Asha, M. Nair, S.V. Nair, R. Biswas, T.N. Kim, A. Balakrishnan, Role of nanogrooves on the performance of ultra-fine grained titanium as a bio-implant. In Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, A. Manuel Stephan, Haghi, B. Raneesh (Eds.), Advanced Nanomaterials. Toronto: Apple Academic Press (APP), Chapter 12, ISBN: 978-1-92689-579-6, 2014.

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