Siva Karuturi

Associate Professor

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Craig Building (35A), Level 2



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Solar-driven electrochemical energy conversion, semiconductor material development, electrocatalyst synthesis and characterisation, solar cells with selective contacts.


Dr Karuturi’s research interests span energy materials, nanofabrication and solar fuel generation with extensive experience in the design of semiconductor photoelectrodes, surface engineering using atomic layer deposition and stand-alone devices for photoelectrochemical solar hydrogen production.


Dr Siva Karuturi is a Senior Lecturer in the ANU School of Engineering. He received a PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University in Materials Science and Engineering in 2013. Before joining ANU in 2014, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Photovoltaics & Renewable Energy Engineering at the University of New South Wales. Siva was a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Fellow during 2015-2018. He collaborates extensively with industry and universities in Australia and overseas.

Activities & Awards

Dr Karuturi was a recipient of the Australia-China Young Scientists Exchange Programme Award from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, and the Australia–India Strategic Research Fund Early- and Mid-Career Fellowship from the Australian Academy of Science.

For more information, please see Dr Karuturi’s research outputs.

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