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Vish Subramaniam

  • Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    N350U Scott Lab
    Columbus, OH 43210


Research interests include:

  • Imaging and intraoperative detection of cancer
  • New methods of heat transfer incorporating phase change materials
  • Physics of dusty plasmas,
  • Analytical, numerical, and experimental investigations of non-equilibrium phenomena in reacting fluids or plasmas.
  • Materials synthesis and processing, manufacturing of thin films and devices, and propulsion systems.

Faculty Focus:



  • A. Gilat, and V. V. Subramaniam. 2010. "Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists: An Introduction with Applications Using MATLAB." New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc..



  • V. V. Subramaniam, and S. M. Aithal. 2002. "Laser-Assisted and Optical Pumping Techniques for Diamond Synthesis." In Diamond Films Handbook, edited by J. Asmussen, and D. Reinhard, New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..

Journal Articles


  • E. W. Martin, Jr., G. J. Chapman, V. V. Subramaniam, and S. P. Povoski, 2010, "Intraoperative Detection of Gamma Emissions using K-alpha X-ray Fluorescence." Expert Review of Medical Devices 7, no. 4, 431 - 434.


  • W. Zhou, R. P. Tiwari, R. Annamalai, R. Sooryakumar, V. V. Subramaniam, and D. Stroud, 2009, "Sound Propagation in Light-Modulated Carbon Nanosponge Suspensions." Physical Review B 79, 104204 -
  • P. Zou, S. Xu, S. P. Povoski, A. Wang, M. A. Johnson, E. W. Martin, Jr., V. Subramaniam, R. Xu, and D. Sun, 2009, "Near-Infrared Fluorescence Labeled Anti-TAG-72 Monoclonal Antibodies for Tumor Imaging in Colorectal Cancer Xenograft Mice." Molecular Pharmaceutics 6, no. 2, 428 - 440.


  • J. McFerran, J. West, V. V. Subramaniam, and A. Kahraman, 2008, "Response of an Isolated Particulate subjected to Lateral Electric Fields in a DC Glow Discharge." IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 36, no. 5, 2838 - 2850.