Prof. Ashok K. Shukla

Professor Ashok K. Shukla

Director, Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CSIR), Karaikudi INDIA and Editorial Board Member, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology


Professor Ashok K. Shukla is Director of the Central Electrochemical Research Institute at Karaikudi, INDIA. He is also a Professor at Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore INDIA.

Professor Shukla is a PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1974.He had done his Masters in Chemistry from Kanpur University in 1968.

His research interests are in Materials Electrochemistry with emphasis to Batteries, Fuel Cells, Electrochemical Supercapacitors and Solid Ionics.He has published 225 papers and holds 12 Technical Patents.

He has been an

  • EEC Senior Visiting Scientist at the University of Oxford, Oxford, England;
  • Visiting Fellow at the University of Texas, Austin;
  • Alexander vol Humboldt Foundation Fellow at the University of Münster, Germany;
  • Visiting Professor at the University of Turku and Helsinky;
  • Visiting Professor at CNR/TAE, Messina ITALY;
  • Royal Society Visiting Fellow at University of Newcastle (UK);
  • Guest Researcher at ONRI JAPAN;
  • Visiting Professor at Monash University AUSTRALIA.


He is Associate Editor of the Journal of the Electrochemical Society, USA; Member, Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, UK and Member, Editorial Board of the Bulletin of Materials Science, INDIA.

Professor Shukla is recipient of the following Awards and Honors

  • MRSI-Medal – 1993 from the Materials Research Society of India
  • Fellow,National Academy of Sciences (FNASc) – 2005
  • ‘Vigyan Ratna’ Award by the Council of Science & Technology, Government of Uttar Pradesh, India - 2005-06
  • MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity and Materials Science Annual Prize – 2006
  • Fellow,Indian National Science Academy (FNA) – 2007


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