Venkat Selvamanickam
Dr. Venkat Selvamanickam
M.D. Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering
N237 Engineering Building 1
Phone: 713-743-4044 | Fax: 713-743-4503
Email: selva [at] uh.edu


  • Ph.D., University of Houston

Research Interests:

Epitaxial thin film growth by PVD and CVD, Single crystalline films on polycrystalline/amorphous substrates, Solidification and crystal growth, Oxide & nitride materials, Roll-to-roll thin film coatings on flexible substrates, Bulk ceramic processing, Control of nano-scale interfacial and bulk defects, Texture evolution and grain boundary control, Nucleation and growth kinetics in vapor phase and liquid phase growth

Engineering Applications:

High Temperature Superconductors, Photovoltaics, Thermoelectrics, Batteries, Supercapacitors