Rajesh Thomas

Rajesh Thomas, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests

Mainly I am focusing on the growth of Graphene and CNT film through plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. Also interested in energy storage devices like batteries and supercapacitors for micro devices.

Selected Publications

  • Morphology and electrochemical performance of graphene nanosheet array for Li-ion thin film,  Rajesh Thomas, KY Eswar and G Mohan Rao, Electrochemica. Acta,  108, 458-464 (2013).
  • SnO2 nanowire anchored Graphene nanosheet matrix for the superior performance of Li-ion thin film battery anode, Rajesh Thomas and G Mohan Rao, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, (2014).
  • Enhanced electrochemical performance of Graphene nanosheet thin film anode dispersed with Tin nanoparticles, Rajesh Thomas, K.Yellareswar Rao and G.Mohan Rao, Materials Express, 4, 65-71 (2014).
  • Dimensionality of SnO2@graphene nanosheet on electrochemical per formance as anode for Li-ion thin film battery, Rajesh Thomas and G Mohan Rao,  Electrochemica. Acta,125, 360-385 (2014).
  • Synthesis of free standing carbon nanosheet (CNS) via Electron Cyclotron Resonance Plasma enhanced CVD”, Rajesh Thomas and G Mohan Rao,  Applied Surface Science, 258(11), 4877-4880 (March 2012).
  • Micro structural evolution  of tungsten oxide thin films, KPSS Hembram, Rajesh Thomas and G Mohan Rao, Applied Surface Science, 256 (2) 419-422 (2009).
  • ​Effect of catalyst concentration on the cynthesis of MWCNT by single step pyrolysisB.V.Mohan Kumar, Rajesh Thomas, Ambily Mathew, G.Mohan RaoAdv. Mat. Lett.  5(9) 543-548, (2014).


  • PhD, Materials Science, IISc, India, 2014

KAUST Affiliations

Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)