Viswanath BalakrishnanViswanath Balakrishnan

Post Doctoral Fellow



Ph. D. (2008) Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
M. Sc. Materials Science (2002) Dept. of Physics, Anna University, Guindy.
B. Sc. Physics (1999) Govt. Arts College, Chidambaram, Madras University

Currently I am a post doctoral fellow in Prof.Shriram Ramanathan's Lab, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University.My present research involves the study of metal-oxide interfacial structure & stability using electron microscopy .
The other project is to investigate the stress evolution in thin films.


  • Morphology-Phase Transition of Inorganic Nanostructures
  • Structure-Function Relationship in Biomaterials
  • Interfacial Studies in Oxide Materials
  • Advanced Electron Microscopy