KSCSTE, Emeritus Scientist
Dr. S. Jayalekshmi is a Professor in the Department of Physics of Cochin University of Science & Technology. Her research areas include, Polymer Light emitting Diodes (PLED), Rechargeable Lithium-Ion cells, Nonlinear Optics (NLO), Nanophotonics, Bio-nanophotonics and Organic Electronics. She has taken post-doctoral research positions in National Research Council Canada, University of St. Andrews, Scotland and University of East Anglia England. She has research collaborations with Universities in Scotland and England and many national Institutes in India including VSSC, Trivandrum, TIFR, Mumbai, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore and IIT Kanpur. She has over fifty journal publications and around seventy five conference presentations. She has undertaken sponsored research projects from agencies like DST, UGC, KSCSTE, BRNS, DRDO, ISRO etc. Eleven students have completed research under her guidance and eight students are currently working under her supervision for Ph.D.