Dr. Ethayaraja Mani

Dr. Ethayaraja Mani


Associate Professor

NAC 452



Research Homepage

Research Areas

Molecular Simulations, Self – Assembly, Stochastic Modeling, Particle-stabilized emulsions, Patchy Colloids, Self-propelling Colloids, Interaction of nanoparticles with protein and lipids, Protein aggregation, Modeling of anisotropic nanomaterials.

PRO Attainments

2003-2008–Doctor of Philosophy
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
1999-2003–Bachelor of Technology
Coimbatore Institute of Technology


Career History

July 2017 – Current
Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

Sept 2019 – June 2020
Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellow
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

2011- 2017
Assistant Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

DAAD Visiting FellowInstitut für Theoretische Physik: Statisitcal Physics of Soft Matter and Biological Systems, TU-Berlin

DAAD Visiting FellowInstitut für Theoretische Physik II: Soft Matter, Universität Düsseldorf

2010 – 2011
PostdocUniversity of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008 – 2010
PostdocUtrecht University, The Netherlands

Recent Publications


Ganesh Kumar, Abhijit Kakati, Ethayaraja Mani, Jitendra S Sangwai,” Stability of nanoparticle stabilized oil-in-water Pickering emulsion under high pressure and high temperature conditions: comparison with surfactant stabilized oil-in-water emulsion”, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 2020 (in print),DOI:10.1080/01932691.2020.1730888.


Siliveru Upendar , Ethayaraja Mani & Madivala G. Basavaraj, “Pickering emulsions stabilized by sphere-spheroid mixtures”, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 2020 (in print), DOI:10.1080/01932691.2020.1798778.


Neethu Thomas, Sanjana Shivkumar and Ethayaraja Mani, “Self assembly of nanorods on microspheres at fluid–fluid interfaces”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2020, 22, 14201 – 14209.


Swathi Sudhakar and Ethayaraja Mani, “Rapid Dissolution of Amyloid β Fibrils by Silver Nanoplates”, Langmuir 2019, 35 (21), 6962–6970.


Yogesh Shelke, NR Srinivasan, Sumesh P Thampi, Ethayaraja Mani, “Transition from linear to circular motion in active spherical-cap colloids”, Langmuir 2019, 35 (13), 4718–4725.

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