About Us



SRS Holdings LLC, a research oriented hi-tech start-up company positioned in Incubator Works, at Alfred, NY started on 1st March 2017. The company has a mission of developing advanced products for energy applications using ceramic, polymer, metals and composite materials. Currently the company has three employees engaged in the developing ceramic sensors for coal power plant and ceramic-polymer composite separators for Lithium-ion battery. In near future, the company will also engage in regional economic development by creating employment opportunities within the local community.

Current Projects

SRS Holdings LLC secured a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from US Department of Energy (DOE) on 9th April 2018 on embedded wireless ceramic sensors for thermal power plant applications. A second project on polymer-ceramic composite separator for lithium ion batteries for heavy vehicles have been awarded by  New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) on 28th March 2019



Samuel W. Baker

Mr. Baker is the President and Chief Executive Officer of SRS Holdings LLC. He is an entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience in business and finance management and owns three companies. His education is in Landscape Architecture and Finance from Mississippi State University. 


Sreekumar Chockalingam, PhD

Dr. Sreekumar is the Vice President and Chief Scientist of SRS Holdings LLC. He obtained Ph. D  degree in Ceramic Science  from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY, USA. He served National Physical laboratory, New Delhi, India as a Scientist and has more than 25 years of experience in advanced  ceramics, glass, carbon, polymer, composites and thin film materials preparation and characterization.  Dr. Chockalingam has more than 45  publications in high impact factor journals and  delivered several talks in international symposiums.   


Rajalekshmi C. Pillai, PhD

Dr. Pillai is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of SRS Holdings LLC. She has more than 18 years of experience in materials synthesis, processing, advanced structural and electrical characterizations and technology development for energy applications. She holds M.S. degree in Material Science and Engineering from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY, USA and Ph. D degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi. She did her post-doctoral research work at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. Dr. Pillai has sixteen publications in high impact factor journals and one US patent. She delivered several invited talks in national and international symposiums.    

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SRS Holdings LLC

Incubator Works, Ceramic Corridor Innovation Center, 200 N Main St, Alfred, New York 14802, United States

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