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Venkat Selvamanickam
Dr. Venkat Selvamanickam
M.D. Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Office Location N237 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-4044
Fax 713-743-4503
Email selva [at]
Curriculum Vitae
  • 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