UNM Rainforest Innovations

Research Associate Professor 
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering 
Member, Center for Micro-Engineered Materials 
The University of New Mexico 
Active Startup: Sun Safe Technology, LLC 

Dr. Ramaiyan’s research areas include:

  • Solid oxide fuel cell materials development 
  • Electrochemical gas sensors for hydrogen, NOx, ammonia, and hydrocarbons. 
  • Solid oxide electrolyzers 
  • Colorimetric sensors for UV radiation monitoring 
  • Polymer electrolyte fuel cells


Pending U.S. Patent Applications (UNM-Affiliated)

  • Colorimetric Radiation Dosimeter 
  • Perovskite Material for Methane to Ethylene Conversion 
  • Colorimetric Sensor for Radiation Monitoring 
  • Low Ionic Conductivity Substrates for Multi-Element Mixed Potential Natural Gas Sensor 
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