Dr. Anandhavelu Sanmugam is an Assistant professor in Department of Chemistry, Vel Tech Multitech Engineering College, Chennai-600062, Tamilnadu, India. He received his Bachelor degree in Chemistry, at Thiruvalluvar University, India. After that, he has pursued his Master and Doctoral degree in Chemistry at Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India. Later, he has completed post-doctoral research in The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He has developed various nanomaterials using bio-waste for energy applications and anti-bacterial studies. He have published his findings in highly reputed journals. In addition, 3 Ph. D students are pursuing them Ph.D degree under his supervision. His research interest is hybrid nano-structures and Schiff bases for energy and bio-medical applications.