Leela Arava

Leela Arava

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

5050 Anthony Wayne Dr.
Room 2140

fl8799@wayne.edu
313-577-1986
313-577-8789 (fax)

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Leela Arava

Biography

  • Assistant Professor, Wayne State University (2013- Present)
  • Research Scientist, Rice University Houston, TX (2012-2013)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Rice University, Houston, TX (2008-2012)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (2007-2008)

Education

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (2007)
M.Sc., Sri Venkateswara University, India (2001)
B.Sc., Sri Venkateswara University, India (1999)

Research Interests

  • Lithium-ion, Lithium-sulfur and Lithium-air chemistries using novel electrolytes
  • Growth and applications of 2D and 3D nanostructures
  • Lightweight nanocomposite materials
  • Flexible integrated energy devices
  • Smart coatings

Research Group

http://blogs.wayne.edu/arava/