Office: 420 Engineering Nort
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India
Anna University, Chennai, India
INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Research Scientist (June 2013 – Aug 2016), Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN)
Undergraduate Courses : CHE 3013 , Rate Ops 1 ; Graduate Course : Catalysis and photocatalysis
Panel Reviewer, NSF CBET CATALYSIS Division (Dec 2016)
Reviewer for more than 10 peer-reviewed journals
Safety committee member (Jan. 2015 – Jul. 2016), Small Molecule Design and Development, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis.
Chemical process thermal hazards lab member (May 2014 – Dec. 2015), Small Molecule Design and Development, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis.
Merritt. J, Marimuthu.A, Pietz. M, Richey.R, Sullivan.K, Kjell.D, Organic Process Research & Development, 2016, 20, 178-188.
Catalytic and photocatalytic transformations on metal nanoparticles with targeted geometric and plasmonic propertiesLinic.S, Christopher.P, Xin.H, Marimuthu. A, Accounts of Chemical Research, 2013, 46, 1890-1899.
Tuning selectivity in propylene epoxidation by plasmon mediated photo-switching of Cu oxidation stateMarimuthu. A, Zhang.J, Linic. S, Science, 2013, 339, 1590-1593.
Singular characteristics and unique chemical bond activation mechanisms of photocatalytic reactions on plasmonic nanostructuresChristopher.P, Xin. H, Marimuthu.A, Linic. S, Nature Materials, 2012, 11, 1044-1050.
Design of plasmonic platforms for selective molecular sensing based on surface enhanced Raman spectroscopyMarimuthu.A, Christopher.P, Linic. S , 2012, 116, 9824-9829.
Enzymatic degradation of poly(soybean oil-g-methyl methacrylate)Vinu.R, Marimuthu.A, Madras. G, Journal of Polymer Engineering, 2010, 30, 57-76.
Continuous distribution kinetics for microwave assisted oxidative degradation of poly(alkyl methacrylates)Marimuthu.A, Madras. G, AIChE Journal, 2008, 54, 2164-2173.
Photocatalytic oxidative degradation of poly(alkyl acrylates) with Nano TiO2Marimuthu.A, Madras.G, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2008, 47, 2182-2190.
Effect of oxidizers on microwave-assisted oxidative degradation of poly(alkyl acrylates)Marimuthu. A, Madras.G, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2008, 47, 7538-7544.
Selective catalytic reduction of NOx: Mechanistic perspectives on the role of base metal and noble metal ion substitutionRoy.S, Marimuthu. A, Deshpande. P.A, Hegde. M.S, Madras.G, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2008, 47, 9240-9247.
Low temperature NOx and N2O reduction by H2: Mechanism and development of new nano-catalystsRoy.S, Hegde.M.S., Sharma.S., Lalla. N.P, Marimuthu. A, Madras.G, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2008, 84, 341-350.
NO reduction by H2 over nano-Ce0.98Pd0.02O2-δRoy.S, Marimuthu. A, Hegde. M.S., Madras. G, Catalysis Communications, 2008, 9, 101-105.
High rates of NO and N2O reduction by CO, CO and hydrocarbon oxidation by O2 over nano crystalline Ce0.98Pd0.02O2-δ: Catalytic and kinetic studiesRoy.S, Marimuthu. A, Hegde.M.S, Madras. G, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2007, 71, 23-31.
Effect of alkyl-group substituents on the degradation of poly(alkyl methacrylates) in supercritical fluidsMarimuthu.A, Madras. G, , Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2007, 46, 15-21.
High rates of CO and hydrocarbon oxidation and NO reduction by CO over Ti0.99Pd0.01O1.99Roy.S, Marimuthu. A, Hegde.M.S, Madras. G, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2007, 73, 300-310.
Higher catalytic activity of nano-Ce1-x-yTixPdyO2-δ compared to nano-Ce1-xPdxO2-δ for CO oxidation and N2O and NO reduction by CO: Role of oxide ion vacancyBaidya. T, Marimuthu.A, Hegde. M.S, Ravishankar.N, Madras.G,Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2007, 111, 830-839.
Recent Conference Presentations:
Marimuthu, A., Merritt, J., Vaidyaraman, S. “Model based approach to control pinacol precipitation risk in telescoped Miyaura borylation/Suzuki cross-coupling process”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2015.
Marimuthu, A., Merritt, J., Brown, G., Kuehne-Willmore, J. “Strategy to avoid catalyst deactivation in telescoped Miyaura borylation/Suzuki cross-coupling reaction”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 2014.
Marimuthu, A., Linic, S. “Design of selective propylene epoxidation catalysts: Heterogeneous catalysis on optically excited plasmonic metal nanostructures”, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2013.
Marimuthu, A., Xin, H., Christopher, P., Linic, S. “Optically excited plasmonic metal nanostructures as selective direct propylene and ethylene epoxidation catalysts”, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2013.
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