Dr. Mohana Lakshmi

Associate Professor
  • Teaching


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Physics, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgavi, 2017

  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Physics, Bharathidasan University, 2008

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physics, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 2004


  • Assistant Professor in Physics, PES University, Electronic City campus, Bangalore (formerly known as PES Institute of Technology - Bangalore South Campus), 2008 - Till date

  • Guest Lecturer, S.K.N.G Govt First Grade Degree College, Gangavathi, 2004 - 2006

  • Lecturer, Smt. A. Kanakaratnadevi Memorial Pre-University College, SriRamnagar, Gangavathi, 2005 - 2006

  • Lecturer, K.L.E. Society P.U College, Gangavathi, 2004 - 2006


  • Secured First Rank (Gold Medal) in M.Sc.


  • 17 years of teaching experience from reputed institutions


  • Worked as Timetable coordinator for the B - Tech Program.

  • Class Coordinator

  • Faculty Advisor and Mentor.

Research Interest

  • Conducting polymers / Synthesis, characterization and transport properties of some novel conducting polymer composites. Sensor Applications, EMI shielding, Battery Applications, Supercapacitor Applications, Thermoelectric Applications and Corrosion Studies.

Research Guidance

  • Studies on Conducting Polymers and their Nanocomposites.


  • Mohana Lakshmi "Ortho-Chloropolyaniline Metal Oxide Composite as a Low Dielectric LossMaterial" International Journal of Electronics, Electrical and Computational System, vol 6, 2017.


  • Syed Khasim, Apsar Pasha, Nacer Badi, Mohana Lakshmi, S. A. Al Ghamdi, Hatem A. AL Aoh "PVA Treated PEDOT PSS: TiO2 Nanocomposite Based High Performance Sensors Towards Detection of Relative Humidity and Soil Moisture Content for Agricultural Applications" Journal of Polymers and the Environment (2021) 29:612?623. (

  • Nacer Badi, Syed Khasim, Apsar Pasha, Ayshah S, Mohana Lakshmi "Silver Nanoparticles Intercalated Polyaniline Composites for High Electrochemical Anti Corrosion Performance in 6061 Aluminum Alloy Based Solar Energy Frameworks" Journal of Bio- and Tribo-Corrosion (2020) 6:123. (

  • T. Rajyalakshmi, Apsar Pasha, Syed Khasim, Mohana Lakshmi, Mohammed Imran "Synthesis, characterization and Hall effect studies of highly conductive polyaniline/graphene nanocomposites" SN Applied Sciences (2020) 2:530. (

  • Syed Khasim, Apsar Pasha,Nacer Badi, Mohana Lakshmi and Yogendra Kumar Mishra "High performance flexible supercapacitors based on secondary doped PEDOT-PSS-graphene nanocomposite films for large area solid state devices" RSC Adv., 2020, 10, 10526. (DOI: 10.1039/d0ra01116a)

  • Rajyalakshmi.T, Apsar Pasha, Syed Khasim, Mohana Lakshmi, M.V. Murugendrappa, Nacer Badi "Enhanced charge transport and corrosion protection properties of polyaniline-carbon nanotube composite coatings on mild steel" Journal of Electronic Materials.,Vol.49,2019. (DOI:10.1007/s11664-019-07783-6)

  • Syed Khasim, Mohana Lakshmi, Hind-Al- Johani, Nacer Badi and Aashish S Roy "Investigations on Structural and Electrical Properties of Polyaniline - Cadmium Sulphide Nanocomposite films for Solid State Electronics", Polymer Composites, 40,2018. (DOI:10.1002/pc.24895)

  • Apsar Pasha, Syed Khasim, Omar A. Al-Hartomy, Mohana Lakshmi and K. G. Manjunatha "Highly sensitive ethylene glycol-doped PEDOT?PSS organic thin films for LPG sensing" RSC Adv., 8, 2018. (DOI: 10.1039/c8ra01061g)

  • Mohana Lakshmi, Aashish S. Roy, Ameena Parveen, Omar A. Al-Hartomy and Syed Khasim "Synthesis, characterization and dielectric studies of ortho-chloropolyaniline-graphite oxide composites" , J. Mater. Res., Vol. 30, 2015. (DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2015.201)

  • Mohana Lakshmi, Aashish S. Roy, Syed Khasim, Muhammad Faisal, K. C. Sajjan and M. Revanasiddappa" Dielectric property of NiTiO3 doped substituted ortho-chloropolyaniline composites" AIP Advances 3, 2013, (DOI: 10.1063/1.4832223)

  • Syed Khasim, S C Raghavendra, M Revanasiddappa, K C Sajjan, Mohana Lakshmi and Muhammad Faisal "Synthesis, characterization and magnetic properties of polyaniline/ Gamma- Fe2O3 composites", Bull. Mater. Sci., Vol. 34, 2011.

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