Ramamoorthy Ramesh

The Governor’s Chair for Nanomaterials Engineering is Ramamoorthy Ramesh, who investigates the development of the next generation of thin film technology used in solar panels and computer memory.

His work advances solar and information storage technology by improving energy transfer while making products thinner.

Ramesh also serves as deputy director for science and technology at ORNL.

In August 2014, Ramesh was one of three UT engineering professors selected for the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014 list by Thomson Reuters news service.

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In the News

August 2014 Three Engineering Professors on World’s Most Influential List

October 2013 Ramesh Receives 2014 Bardeen Award

July 2013 Solar Nanotechnology Expert Named as Twelfth Governor’s Chair


July 2013 from the University of California, Berkeley

Ramamoorthy Ramesh

Contact Info

UT rramesh1@utk.edu
ORNL rameshr@ornl.gov

UT 865-974-5336
ORNL 865-574-4897

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