Madhavi Srinivasan

Prof Madhavi Srinivasan 
School of Materials Science & Engineering

Director, Global Alliance of Industries @ NTU (GAIN)

Co-Director, NTU Singapore-CEA Alliance for Research in Circular Economy

Cluster Director
Energy Storage
Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)
Phone: (+65) 6790 4606
Office: N4.1-01-23

Madhavi Srinivasan is a Professor in School of Materials Science & Engineering. She is the Director of Global Alliance of Industries at NTU (GAIN) at Senior Vice President research (SVPR), President office at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She is also the co-Director of SCARCE (Singapore-CEA alliance for research in Circular economy), a joint lab, in collaboration with French Alternative energies and atomic energy commission (CEA, France) focusing on recycling of e-waste and cluster director (energy storage) at Energy Research Institute at NTU (ERI@N).

She has won several prestigious awards including 2019 Asia’s top sustainability superwomen, L’Oreal for women in science national fellowships, Great Women of Our Time given by Singapore Women’s Weekly Magazine and NRF investigatorship award (2017) awarded to top scientists in Singapore by National research foundation (NRF). She has won the “Nanyang Excellence in Research” award (NTU) in 2014 and the “Nanyang Excellence in Teaching” award (NTU) twice in 2012 and 2017. In addition, she has also won the teacher of the year school award (NTU) twice in 2013 and 2016. She has also been featured among an elite group of researchers worldwide who have been recognized for exceptional research performance demonstrated by the production of multiple highly cited research papers which rank in the top 1% by citations for field in year 2018/2020 in Web of Science. She has worked/is working on several industry funded projects both nationally and internationally such as Energizer (USA), Arkema (France/USA), Rolls Royce(UK), BMW (Germany), Johnson Matthey (UK), Bosch (Germany), Durapower (Singapore), JNC (Japan), Elbit systems (Israel), Regentech Pte Ltd. (Singapore). She graduated with Masters from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Madras/Chennai, India) and did her PhD in National University of Singapore (Singapore).

Research Interests

Prof Madhavi‘s research focuses on synthesis, fabrication and application of nanoscale materials/architectures in improving the performance of electrochemical energy storage devices such as advanced lithium ion batteries, supercapacitors, sodium ion batteries, multivalent aqueous Zn / Al batteries. Her research is also on recycling of lithium ion batteries e-waste by novel hydrometallurgical techniques towards a closed loop approach. Madhavi has published over 350 high impact research papers and has 25 patents. Her research work has been cited worldwide with total citations over 26,542 (Hirch (H)-index = 86).