Piran Kidambi

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineers advance insights on black phosphorus as a material for future ultra-low power flexible electronics

    Black phosphorus is a crystalline material that is attracting growing research interest from semiconductor device engineers, chemists and material scientists to create high-quality atomically thin films. From the perspective of a 2D layered material, black phosphorus shows promise for applications in next-generation flexible electronics that could enable advances in semiconductors,… Read More

    Jun. 16, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Class project leads to a paper in peer reviewed international journal

    When a research idea is offered to a multidisciplinary class and it results in a journal paper that advances science and creates new scholars, that’s a terrific success. “And, it’s about as collaborative as you can get when graduate and undergraduate students in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and chemistry take… Read More

    Mar. 10, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Kidambi receives NSF Early Career Award to support atomically thin membrane research

    Piran Kidambi has received a 2020 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant. The five-year, $500,000 grant—Deconstructing Proton Transport through Atomically Thin Membranes—begins July 1, 2020. Piran Kidambi Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, will use the award to support his research on membrane technology. His work… Read More

    Jan. 10, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Valentine named Vanderbilt faculty liaison with ORNL

    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaboration with Vanderbilt University will grow stronger through a new faculty liaison—a School of Engineering professor—and enhanced management of travel assistance awards. Jason Valentine, associate professor of mechanical and electrical engineering, is the new faculty liaison and will carry on the collaborations established by Carlos Lopez,… Read More

    Nov. 8, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Synergy in two-dimensional materials, membranes research clear in professor’s new work

    Piran Kidambi (Vanderbilt University) Where researchers who worked with two-dimensional materials and those who worked with membranes were once separate, synergistic opportunities are resulting in exciting new developments at their intersection, a Vanderbilt University chemical and biomolecular engineering professor has both opined and proven. In a… Read More

    Oct. 11, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    ORAU award supports Vanderbilt engineer’s research on 2D nanomaterials

    An engineering professor whose nanomaterials research, particularly materials that are one atom thick, has received a competitive research grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is one of 35 junior faculty nationwide to win a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award,… Read More

    Jul. 5, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineering school recruits 11 new faculty members

    The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering announces the appointment of 11 new members to its full-time teaching faculty. They are: Carlos Silvera Batista, assistant professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Joshua Caldwell, associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Kelsey Hatzell, assistant professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Piran Kidambi, assistant… Read More

    Oct. 9, 2017