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Department of Chemistry
     
Jobin Cyriac
Associate Professor
 
Office
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Email:jobincyriac@iist.ac.in













Education
  • Ph. D.: Dept of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, Chennai, India
  • M. Sc.: Chemistry, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India
  • B. Sc.: Chemistry, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India

 

Research Page:

http://cyriacjobin.wixsite.com/jcgroup

 


Research Work / Area

Research Employment

  • Associate Professor, Chemistry, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, India, Jan 2017 -
  • Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, India, April 2012 - Dec 2016
  • Post-Doctoral Research, Aston Labs for Mass Spectrometry, Dept of Chemistry, Purdue University, IN-47907, USA Dec 2008 – Mar 2012
  • Research Officer, DST Unit on Nanoscience, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, Chennai, India. Jan 2008 – Nov 2008

Research Interest

  • Ion/surface interaction, Preparative mass spectrometry, Raman spectroscopy (SERS), Chemical sensors, Surface science, Instrumentation

 

 


Publications

 


Awards
  • Junior/Senior Research Fellowship (CSIR–UGC), INDIA
  • GATE 2001
  • Young Scientist Award, Indian Society for Mass Spectrometry (ISMAS), 2013
  • AV Jones Young Scientist Award, 2013
Professional Memership
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS), Indian Society for Mass Spectrometry, American Vacuum Society, Materials Research Society (USA)
CH121 Materials Science and Metallurgy

Selection of materials – structure of solids, crystal structure – defects in crystals – properties of materials; mechanical, electrical, thermal, magnetic, and optical – semiconductor materials – aluminum, magnesium, titanium, and nickel alloys – failure and structure inspections – nondestructive evaluation – composites, ceramics, smart materials, and nanomaterials – material characterization.

Textbooks:
  1. Callister Jr., W. D., Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, 7th ed., John Wiley (2007).
References:
  1. Cantor, B., Assender, H., and Grant, P. (edt.), Aerospace Materials, Taylor & Francis (2002).
  2. Polmear, J. J., Light Alloys, Metallurgy of the Light Metals , Edward Arnold, London (1989).
  3. Saxena, S., Antolovich, A., Warner, S., The Science and Design of Engineering Materials, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill (1999).
  4. Askeland, D. R. and Phule, P. P., The Science and Engineering of Materials, 4th ed., Thompson-Engineering (2006)
CHM614 Materials Characterisation Techniques

Introduction to materials and characterisation techniques; Spectroscopic methods- AAS, AES and AFS,UV-Visible and vibrational spectroscopy- Infrared and Raman, NMR; Electron spectroscopies- X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Ultra-violet photoelectron spectroscopy, Auger electron spectroscopy; X-ray techniques- X-ray diffraction, X-ray fluorescence spectrometry; Optical microscopy, Electron microscopy- SEM, TEM; Scanning Probe microscopies- STM and AFM; Chromatographic methods; Thermal analysis- TGA, DTA, DSC, DMA, TMA and DMTA; Electrical and magnetic properties- two probe and four probe methods, VSM method; Non-destructive testing

Books
  1. S. Zhang, Lin Li, A. Kumar, Materials Characterisation Techniques, CRC press, 2008.
  2. Y. Leng, Materials Characterisation: Introduction to Microscopic and Spectroscopic Methods, John Wiley & Sons (Asia), 2008.
  3. D.A. Skoog, F.J. Holler, S. R. Crouch, Instrumental Analysis, Cengage Learning, 2007.
  4. W. Kemp, Organic Spectroscopy, 3rd ed., Pagrave, 2007.
  5. W. W. Wendlandt, Thermal Methods of Analysis, John Wiley, 1974.
  6. B. Raj, T. Jayakumar, M. Thavasimuthu, Practical Non-Destructive Testing, 2nd ed., Narosa Publishing House, 2002.
References:
  1. R.M. Silverstein, Spectrometric identification of organic compounds, 7th ed., John Wiley and Sons, 2007.
  2. C.R. Brundle, C.A. Evans, S. Wilson, Encyclopedia of Materials Characterisation, Butterworth-Heineman, 1992.
Publications 
  1. Neema P. M.; Ann MAry Tomy; Cyriac, J.: Chemical sensor platforms based on fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) and 2D materials, Trends Analytical Chemistry, 2019 (Accepted)
  2. Neema P. M.; Cyriac, J.*: pH-sensitive response of a highly photoluminescent MoS2 nanohybrid material and its application in the nonenzymatic detection of H2O2. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2019, 411, 5481-5488.
  3. Neema P. M.; Ganiga, M.; Cyriac, J.*: MoS2 Nanohybrid as a Fluorescence Sensor for Highly Selective Detection of Dopamine. Analyst, 2018,143, 1691-1698.
  4. Ganiga, M.; Neema P. M.; Cyriac, J.*: Synthesis of Organophilic Carbon Dots, Selective Screening of Trinitrophenol and a Comprehensive Understanding of Luminescence Quenching Mechanism. ChemistrySelect, 2018, 3, 4663 - 4668.
  5. Neema P. M.; Ganiga, M.; Cyriac, J.*: Synthesis of MoS2 Quantum Dots Uniformly Dispersed on Low Dimensional MoS2 Nanosheets and Unravelling its Multiple Emissive States. ChemistrySelect, 2017, 2, 5942-5949.
  6. Hu, Q.; Wujcik, E. K.; Kelarakis, A.; Cyriac, J;* Gong, X.* 2017. Carbon-Based Nanomaterials as Novel Nanosensors. Journal of Nanomaterials, 2017
  7. Ganiga, M.; Cyriac, J.*: Direct One Pot Synthesis of Blue Luminescent Polymeric Carbon Dots Gel and their Application for Selective Detection of Ag+ Ions. Soft Materials, 2017, 15, 331-340.
  8. Jalaja, K.; Bhuvaneswari, S.; Ganiga, M.; Divyamol, R.; Anup, S.; Cyriac, J.*; George, B. K.*: Effective SERS detection using a flexible wiping substrate based on electrospun polystyrene nanofibers. Analytical Methods, 2017, 9, 3998-4003.
  9. Ganiga, M.; Cyriac, J.*: Understanding the Photoluminescence Mechanism of Nitrogen‐Doped Carbon Dots by Selective Interaction with Copper Ions. ChemPhysChem, 2016, 17, 2315–2321.
  10. Ganiga, M.; Cyriac, J.*: FRET based ammonia sensor using carbon dots. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2016, 225, 522-528.
  11. Ganiga, M.; Cyriac, J.*: An ascorbic acid sensor based on cadmium sulphide quantum dots. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2016, 408, 3699-3706.
  12. Ganiga, M.; Cyriac, J.*: Detection of PETN and RDX using a FRET-based fluorescence sensor system. Analytical Methods, 2015, 7, 5412-5418.
  13. Ganiga, M.; Cyriac, J.*: Direct synthesis of highly stable nitrogen rich carbon dots toward white light emission. RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 101333-101337.
  14. Cyriac, J.; Pradeep, T.; Kang, H.; Souda, R.; Cooks, R.: Low-energy ionic collisions at molecular solids. Chemical Reviews 2012, 112, 5356-5411. (with IIST Affiliation)
  
Before IIST
  1. Jobin Cyriac, Michael Wleklinski, Guangtao Li, Liang Gao and R Graham Cooks (2012) “Instrumentation for in situ Raman spectroscopy of soft landed molecular cations” Analyst, 137, 1363-1369.
  2. 8. Abraham K. Badu-Tawiah, Jobin Cyriac and R. Graham Cooks (2012) “Reactions of organic ions at ambient surfaces in a solvent-free environment” Journal of American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 23, 842-849.
  3. Jobin Cyriac, Guangtao Li and R Graham Cooks (2011) “Vibrational spectroscopy and mass spectrometry for characterization of soft landed polyatomic molecules” Analytical Chemistry, 83, 5114–5121.
  4. Edakkattuparambil Sidharth Shibu, Jobin Cyriac, Thalappil Pradeep and J. Chakrabarti (2011) “Gold nanoparticle superlattices as functional solids for concomitant conductivity and SERS tuning” Nanoscale, 3, 1066-1072.
  5. Guangtao Li, Jobin Cyriac, Liang Gao and R Graham Cooks (2011) “Molecular ion yield enhancement in static secondary ion mass spectrometry by soft landing of protonated water clusters” Surface and Interface Analysis, 43, 498-501.
  6. Liang Gao, Guangtao Li, Jobin Cyriac, Zongxiu Nie and R. Graham Cooks (2010) “Imaging of surface charge and the mechanism of desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114, 5331-5337.
  7. Zongxiu Nie, Guangtao Li, Michael P. Goodwin, Liang Gao, Jobin Cyriac, R. Graham Cooks (2009) “In situ SIMS analysis and reactions of surfaces after soft-landing of mass-selected cations and anions in an ion trap mass spectrometer” Journal of the American Society of Mass Spectrometry, 20, 949 -956.
  8. G. Naresh, Jobin Cryiac, Soumabha Bag and T. Pradeep (2009) “Low energy ion scattering investigations of n-butanol-ice systems in the range of 110 -150 K” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, 14258-14263.
  9. Jobin Cyriac and T. Pradeep (2008) “Structural reorganization on amorphous ice films below 120 K revealed by near-thermal (~1 eV) argon ion scattering” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 5129-5135.
  10. Jobin Cyriac and T. Pradeep (2008) “Interaction of carboxylic acids and water ice probed by argon ion induced chemical sputtering” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 1604-1611.
  11. Jobin Cyriac and T. Pradeep (2007) “Probing difference in diffusivity of chloromethanes through water ice in the temperature range of 110-150 K” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 8557-8565.
  12. Jobin Cyriac and T. Pradeep (2005) “Structural transformation in formic acid on ultra-cold ice surfaces” Chemical Physics Letters, 402, 116- 120.
  13. Jobin Cyriac, V. R. Rajeev Kumar and T. Pradeep (2005) “Capped metal clusters in the gas phase” International Journal of Nanoscience, 4, 935-944.
  14. Jinto Thomas, M. Anija, Jobin Cyriac, T. Pradeep and Reji Philip (2005) “Observation of a fifth order optical nonlinearity in 29 kDa Au@alkanethiol clusters excited in the visible” Chemical Physics Letters, 403, 308-313.
  15. Sreekumaran Nair et. al. (2005) “Nanoparticles- chemistry, new synthetic approaches, gas phase clustering and novel applications” Pramana-Journal of Physics, 65, 631-640.
  16. Jobin Cyriac, V. R. Rajeev Kumar and T. Pradeep (2004) “Gas phase aggregates of protected clusters” Chemical Physics Letters, 390, 181-185.
 
Invited talks (Selected)
 
  1. Ion soft landing: Instrumentation and Performance International Conference on Mass Spectrometry, MG University Kottayam, Dec 07, 2019.
  2. Introduction to Raman Spectroscopy, Annai Velankanni College, Tholayavattam Feb 07, 2019.
  3. Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Concept and Applications, Central University of Tamilnadu (CUTN), Thiruvarur, February 22, 2019.
  4. Applications of MS/MS in Biomolecule Analysis, School of Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, March 15, 2019.
  5. Extending boundaries of Mass Spectrometry, Govt. College, Koyilandy, Kerala, October 17, 2018.
  6. Dual Analyte Fluorescent Sensor based on MoS 2 Nanohybrid Material, International conference on Frontier areas of chemistry (ICFAC), American College Madurai, TN, July 17-19, 2018.
  7. Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) as an Analytical Tool, Govt. College, Koyilandy, Kerala, October 16, 2018.
  8. 'Luminescent MoS2 Nanohybrid as a Sensor for Selective Detection of Dopamine' ICPA-2017, International Conference on Photochemistry, MG University Kottayam, Nov 12, 2017
  9. 'Mass Spectrometry in Materials Science' Langmuir Lecture Series, Govt College, Kottayam Nov 14, 2017
  10. 'Analytical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy’ National Seminar, St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai Feb 23, 2017
  11. 'SERS for Screening the Pesicides' Regioal Seminar, Kuriakose Elias College Mannanam, Kottayam, Nov 30, 2017
  12. 'Mass Spectrometry in Materials Science' Langmuir Lecture Series, Govt College, Kottayam Nov 14, 2017
  13. ‘Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy as a Chemical Fingerprinting Method’ National Seminar, Govt. College Kottayam, Jan 10, 2017
  14. 'Analytical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy’ National Seminar, St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai Feb 23, 2017‘Imaging Mass Spectrometry’ National Seminar on Advanced Analytical Techniques, Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvnanathapuram, March 09, 2016
  15. ‘Advances in Spectroscopic Identifications’, Nirmala College Muvattupuzha, December 05, 2015
  16. ‘Innovations in Engineering Sciences’ Viswajyothi College of Engineering & Technology, Muvattupuzha, July 02, 15
  17. Resource Person: Refresher Course In Chemistry, March 09, 2015, Kerala University
  18. Discussion Meeting on ‘Low Energy Ion Scattering Spectroscopy (LEIS)”, January 21, 2014
  19. National Level Workshop on Characterization of Advanced Materials, ‘HEAM CAM- 2013’ From 6-8th November 2013 Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram
  20. National Science Day Lecture: February 28, 2014 at BK College Amalagiri, Kottayam
  21. Resource Person: Refresher Course In Chemistry, March 11, 2014, Kerala University
  22. National Seminar on Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis, Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala, November 22, 2013
  23. ISMAS Young Scientist Award Lecture, 12th ISMAS Triennial International Conference on Mass Spectrometry, TRICON-2013, Goa, March 2013
  24. HEAM CAM 2012: A National Level Workshop on Characterization of Advanced Materials, Department of Chemistry, University of Kerala, October 2012
 
Conferences (Selected)
  • Talk: 59th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Denver, Colorado, USA, June 2011
  • Talk: R. Graham Cooks, Jobin Cyriac, Abraham Badu-Taiwah, “Condensed phase processes in the mass spectrometer” 242nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ASC), Denver, Colorado, USA, Aug, 2011. Abstracts Vol 242, 136-ANYL.
  • Talk: 95th Indian Science Congress: Session for young scientists, Andhra University, Visakhapatanam. INDIA, October, 2007
  • Poster: NOBCChE Symposium, Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN, USA, April, 2011
  • Poster: 2010 Turkey Run Analytical Conference, Marshall, IN, USA. November, 2010
  • Poster: 22nd Annual Workshop on SIMS, Norfolk, VA, USA. May, 2010
  • Poster: 11th ISMAS Triennial International Conference of Mass Spectrometry, Hydrabad, Andra Pradesh, INDIA, November, 2009
  • Poster: 57th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Philadelphia, PA, USA, June, 2009