Dr. J.Vatsala rani, PhD in Electrochemistry, started her research carrier as Research Associate at DRDL, Hyderabad in the year 1997. At DRDL generated, qualification and acceptance test plans for rechargeable and primary reserve batteries for defemce applications. In 2002 joined inCSIR-CECRI, Tamilnadu and contributed towards development and testing of novel electrode materials for primary and secondary alkaline batteries. Moved to CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad in the year 2008, at IICT , developed novel rechargeable Magnesium-ion and Aluminium-ion battery with modified graphite electrode and ionic liquid electrolyte. Published 20 research articles in international journals, one research paper was cited in ‘ Nature’. Applied for one patent , title “ . A Novel rechargeable magnesium battery with fluorinated graphite cathode and ionic liquid based gelatinized electrolyte”.