N. Rajalakshmi is currently a senior scientist and team leader at Centre for Fuel Cell Technology ARCI, IIT Madras Research Park. Completed her B.Sc Physics in Madras University , M.Sc Phyiscs at Annamalai University, Ph.D Physics at IIT Madras and M.B.A from Alagappa University. She did her Post Doctoral programme from TH Darmstadt, Germany, University of Switzerland. Around 120 articles published with 22 patents which are peer recognized from Journal of Physical Chemistry, ACS, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy , Journal of New materials for Electrochemical systems , Journal of power sources, Carbon, Book “ Fundamentals of Electrochemical Deposition” by John Wiley publishers, J ECS series. She has given 45 invited talks in various National and International conferences.
Her research interestrs in the following areas such as PEM Fuel Cell, Fuel cell Electrode, Nanoelectrocatalysts, Low cost fuel cell components, Bipolar plates, Non Noble Metal Catalyst, Combined water and Thermal Management, Fuel cell control, Power converters, Fuel cell stacks, Flow field design development, Stack design development ,Stack Testing and Analysis , Fuel cell systems, Development of PEMFC system for stationary applications, Development of PEMFC system for Transport applications, Hydrogen storage, Batteries.