R. Shankar Subramanian
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
PO Box 5705
Potsdam, NY 13699-5705
B.Tech., Madras University
M.S., Ph.D., Clarkson University
- Chemical-Mechanical Polishing (CMP)
- Interfacial Phenomena - Motion of Drops on a Solid Surface
- Interfacial Phenomena - Thermocapillary Migration of Bubbles and Drops
- John Graham, Jr. Faculty Award (Research Prize, Clarkson)
- Dow Outstanding Young Faculty Award (ASEE)
- Distinguished Teaching Award (Clarkson)
- Certificate of Recognition (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
- Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 1984 - 86
- Outstanding Advisor Award (Clarkson)
R.S. Subramanian and R. Balasubramaniam, The Motion of Bubbles and Drops in Reduced Gravity, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK (2001).
R.S. Subramanian, R.J. Larsen, and H.A. Stone "Stability of a Flat Gas-Liquid Interface Containing Non-identical Spheres to Gas Transport: Toward an Explanation of Particle-Stabilization of Gas Bubbles," Langmuir, 21, 4526-4531 (2005).
R. Balasubramaniam and R.S. Subramanian, "Thermocapillary Convection due to a Stationary Bubble," Physics of Fluids, 16, No. 8, 3131-3137 (2004).
R. Balasubramaniam and R.S. Subramanian, "Thermocapillary Migration of a Drop: An Exact Solution with Newtonian Interfacial Rheology and Stretching/Shrinkage of Interfacial Area for Small Marangoni Numbers," in Transport Phenomena in Microgravity (Ed. S.S. Sadhal), Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1027, 303-310 (2004).
L. Guo and R.S. Subramanian, Mechanical Removal in CMP of Copper Using Alumina Abrasives," J. Electrochem. Soc., 151, No. 2, G104-G108 (2004).
R. Balasubramaniam and R.S. Subramanian, "Thermocapillary Convection in a Spherical Container due to a Stationary Bubble," in Adv. Space Res. 32, No. 2, 137-142 (2003).
R.S. Subramanian, R. Balasubramaniam, and G. Wozniak, "Fluid Mechanics of Bubbles and Drops," in Physics of Fluids in Microgravity (Ed. R. Monti), Taylor & Francis, London, 2002, pp. 149-177.
R.S. Subramanian and R. Appat, "A Model of Chemical-Mechanical Planarization of Patterned Wafers with Fixed Abrasives," Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 4, No. 12, G115-G118 (2001).
L. Zhang, R.S. Subramanian, and R. Balasubramaniam, "Motion of a Drop in a Vertical Temperature Gradient at Small Marangoni Number - the Critical Role of Inertia," J. Fluid Mech., 448, 197-211 (2001).
L. Zhang and R.S. Subramanian, "A Model of Abrasive-Free Removal of Copper Films Using an Aqueous Hydrogen Peroxide-Glycine Solution," Thin Solid Films, 397, 143-151 (2001).
R.S. Subramanian, L. Zhang, and R. Balasubramaniam, "Mass Transport from a Drop Executing Thermocapillary Motion," Microgravity Sci. and Tech., XII, No.3/4, 107-115 (1999), published in 2001.
G. Wozniak, R. Balasubramaniam, P.H. Hadland, and R.S. Subramanian, "Temperature Fields in a liquid due to the Thermocapillary Motion of Bubbles and Drops," Experiments in Fluids, 31, 84-89 (2001).