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Department of Chemistry
     
Kuruvilla Joseph, Ph.D.
Senior Professor and Dean (SA, SW & Outreach)
 
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Email:kuruvilla@iist.ac.in / dean-sa@iist.ac.in













Education
  • Ph.D. (Regional research Laboratory, CSIR, Thiruvanathapuram, in collaboration with School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam), Kerala, India,1993.
  • Post-doctoral
    1.    Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil,
    2.    Swedish Institute of Composites (SICOMP), Sweden,

Experience
  • Dean (Student Activities, Student Welfare & Outreach), Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Department of Space, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
  • Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of space Science and Technology (IIST), Department of Space, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India
  • Reader, Department of Chemistry, St. Berchmans` College, Changanacherry, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, ST. Xavier`s College, Thumba, Trivandrum, Kerala
  • Visiting Researcher, University College of Boras, Sweden.
  • Visiting Researcher, CNPDIA/EMBRAPA, Sao Carlos, Brazil.
  • Visiting Scientist, Institute of Materials Science, Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.
  • Visiting Researcher Fellow, Swedish Institute of Composites (SICOMP), Sweden.
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Materials Engineering Department, Federal University of Paraiba, Campina Grande-PB, Brazil.
  • Scientist , Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra, Thiruvanamthapuram, Kerala
  • Senior Research Fellow (CSIR), School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.
  • Junior Research Fellow, Regional Research Laboratory(RRL),Trivandrum Kerala, India .

Research Work / Area
  • Nanomaterials and nanocomposites
  • Polymer blends and composites
  • Synthesis of polymers from natural resources
  • Green materials and bio-composites
  • Ageing and degradation
  • Development of biosensors

Research students and thesis:

Ph.D. Programme:               18 Ph.D’s produced

Masters Programme :            22 Nos  produced

 


Publications
  • Papers Published in International Journals :    174
  • h-index :    42
  • i10-index:   128
  • Citation :    8265
  • (see hyper link : http://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=U3XSA_EAAAAJ&hl=en )

Other Professional Assignments:

  • Chairman, Material Research Society of India, Trivandrum Chapter
  • Chairman, APEX Resource Group Committee-Sastraposhini Scheme,Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment
  • Member, Facility Management Committee, DST SAIF, Mahatma Gandhi University
  • Executive Committee Member, Polymer Society of India, Trivandrum Chapter
  • Executive Committee Member, ISAMPE, Trivandrum Chapte
  • Academic Council Member, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvanathapuram
  • Academic Council Member, M A College (Autonomous), Kothamangalam
  • IQAC Member, Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvanathapuram
  • QAC Member, S B College, Changanasserry
  • Board of Studies member, Polymer Science & Technology,University of Kerala
  • Board of Studies member, Nanoscience and Nano Technology, University of Kerala
  • Co-ordinator, IIST@Schools Programme
  • Former Governing Board Member, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvanathapuram
  • Former Board of Management Member, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvanathapuram
  • Former Syndicate member, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  • Former Chairman, ISAT-2011 (IIST NATIONAL ENTRANCE TEST)
  • Former Senate member, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  • Former Academic Council member, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

Patents: 3 Nos.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Chairman, Material Research Society of India, Trivandrum Chapter
  • Indian Science Congress Association
  • Mahatma Gandhi University Chemical Society
  • Executive Member, Polymer Society of India
  • Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers
  • Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering
  • Prof. Sivaprasad Award, 2000 instituted by Sivaprasad Foundation, Kollam, for the Best College Teachers in Kerala.
  • The Young Scientist Award`2000, from the Indian Science Congress Association, New Delhi, (Received by the research group).
  • The Mathias Award`95, instituted by All India Association of Christian Higher Education (AIACHE), New Delhi, India, for innovative young college teachers.
  • The Highest Certificate of Merit`94 from the Indian Science Congress Association, New Delhi, for excellence in research.
  • The Young Scientist Award`93, from the Government of Kerala, India.
Fellowships/ Associateship Received:
  • Received the Linnus-Palme Visiting Scientist Fellowship, Sweden.
  • Received the DST (India)-DAAD(Germany) Visiting Scientist Fellowship, Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany.
  • Received the Visiting Researcher Fellowship of Swedish Institute of Composites ( SICOMP), Sweden.
  • Received the Visiting Professor Fellowship of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development ( CNPq), Govt. of Brazil.
  • Received the Visiting Researcher Fellowship of Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi.
  • Received the Research Associateship of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • Received the Senior Research Fellowship of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
Post Doctoral Programme
  1. Vidya Raj
  2. Dr. Roymon Joseph
Ph.D. Programme
  1. P. V. Joseph (Degree Awarded)
  2. Aby Santhosh Aprem (Degree Awarded)
  3. Ranimol Stephen (Degree Awarded)
  4. Maries Iducula (Degree Awarded)
  5. Aju C Joseph (Degree Awarded)
  6. Sherly Annie Paul (Degree Awarded)
  7. Jesmy Jose (Degree Awarded)
  8. Shaji Joseph (Degree Awarded)
  9. P. C. Thomas (Degree Awarded)
  10. Tom Lal Jose (Degree Awarded)
  11. M. Kannan (Degree awarded)
  12. K. Jayanarayanan (Degree Awarded)
  13. Saritha A (Degree awarded)
  14. Gejo George (Degree awarded)
  15. Henna Maria (Degree awarded)
  16. Raneesh Konnola (Degree Awarded)
  17. Meegle S Mathew (Ongoing)
  18. B.D.S Deeraj (Ongoing)
Masters Programme
  1. Babu K Koshy (Degree Awarded)
  2. Beena Kuriakose (Degree Awarded)
  3. M.P. Lalu (Degree Awarded)
  4. Mayalekshmi R (Degree Awarded)
  5. Mayalekshmi (Degree Awarded)
  6. Annie Thomas (Degree Awarded)
  7. Thomas V Mathew (Degree Awarded)
  8. Sindhu K (Degree Awarded)
  9. Tono Fernandes (Degree Awarded)
  10. Sowmya S Nair (Degree Awarded)
  11. Brijit K S (Degree Awarded)
  12. Jacob George (Degree Awarded)
  13. Hanna J Maria (Degree Awarded)
  14. Rathish R (Degree Awarded)
  15. Veena P (Degree Awarded)
  16. Mrs. Smitha C Sukumaran (Degree Awarded)
  17. Mrs. Jassy Sam (Degree Awarded)
  18. Mr. Saravanan N (Degree Awarded)
  19. Mr.Revishankar P.M (Degree Awarded)
  20. Mr.Raghavendrakumar (Degree Awarded)
  21. B.D.S Deeraj (Degree Awarded)
  22. Bharathy (Degree Awarded)
Ongoing Projects
  1. Plasma modification of CNT and Polymer nanocomposites for space applications
  2. Super toughening of epoxy hybrid nanocomposites
  3. Development of Electroactive polymers
  4. Intrinsically conducting polyimide composites with CNT/graphene without compromising optical properties.
  5. Novel gold nanomaterial based optical sensors for diagnosis of clinically relevant marker molecules.
  6. Development of novel N2O4 scrubber system
  7. Intrinsically Conducting Polymidecomposites with CNT or Graphene having Electrostatics Charge Mitigating Characteristics for Space Application
2018
  1. Resource person at the two day National seminar on 'Recent Advance in MAterials Science' on September 06, 2018
  2. Plenary talk at Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara in connection with the DBT Star College Scheme on March 22, 2018
  3. Plenary talk on 'Surface Engineered Nanosystems for Bio-Medical Applictions' in the International Conference on Advanced Nanostructures  (ICAN - 2018) at Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta on March 14, 2018
  4. Plenary talk at the National Conference on "Recent Advances in Material Science and Technology" at Ethiraj College, Chennai on February 13, 2018
  5. Plenary talk at the National Seminar on Recent Trends in Material Science and Technology at St. Berchmans College, Changanassery on February 7, 2018
  6. Chair a technical sessions in the International Conference on Composites Manufacturing Technologies and Applications (ICCMA - 2018) for two days at Hotel Taj Deccan, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad on January 19, 2018
  7. Invited talk for two days on biobased composites at the Biomaterials for Tomorrow (B4T) conference at Kochi Marriot Hotel, Kochi on January 08, 2018
2017
  1. Plenary talk at DST - Internship Science Camp at Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod on December 29, 2017
  2. Attended for three days International Conference on Advanced Materials and Process (ADMAT 2017 SkyMat)MAke in India, Fly in Space: Enabling Materials and Processes at Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram on December 14, 2017
  3. Plenary lecture at the International Summit for packaging Industry at Nehru Place, New Delhi on October 27, 2017
  4. Keynote address at the KSCSTE Sponsored National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Nanocomposites at St. Thomas College, Palai on October 12, 2017
  5. Chief Guest/Keynote address at 5th National Conference on Advanced Functional Materials and Applicatins (NCAFMA-2017) at Kalasalingam University, Tamil Nadu on March 30, 2017
  6. Plenary lecture at the National Conference on Recent Advances in the Applications of Macromolecular Materilas (RAAMM - 2017), at Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu on March 02, 2017
  7. Chief Guest/ Plenary Lecture at 6th National Seminar on Advances in Materilas Science - 2017 (NSAMS 2017) at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli on March 02, 2017
  8. Plenary talk at National Conference on " Recent trends in Biomaterials (BIOMEET 2017) at Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara on February 17, 2017
  9. Plenary talk at National Conference on "Nanomedicine Current Scenerio and Future Opportunities" at SN College, Chenganoor on February 17, 2017
  10. Chief Guest/Keynote Speaker at the Inauguraion of Dalton's Conclave & Award ceremony 2016-2017 at Catholic College, Pathanamthitta on January 23, 2017
  11. Chief Guest/Keynote Speaker at the Art Festival inauguration at Travancore Medical College, Kollam on January 15, 2017
  12. Invited talk for four days at International Conference on Polymer Science and Technology [MACRO 2017] on January 8, 2017
2016
  1. Expert Mentor at INSPIRE Internship Science Camp at Sree Narayana College, Kannur on December 29, 2016
  2. Resource Person at National Conference on ‘Recent Trends in Material Science’ at Sarah Tucker College, Tamil Nadu on December 15, 2016
  3. Expert Mentor at India-UK joint workshop on 'Nano-Biomaterials for water Purification at M.G University, Kottayam from December12, 2016 to December 16, 2016
  4. Chief Guest at the Inauguraion of the Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials at Viswajyothi College of Engineering & Technology, Muvattupuzha on November 29, 2016
  5. Resource Person at IIST@Schools Programme, Thalaserry, Kannur on November 25, 2016
  6. Invited Lecture on Application of Polymer Chemistry in Space Technology at Mar Thoma College of Science & Technology, Ayur on November 9, 2016
  7. Plenary lecture at the National Conference on Biopolymers & Green Composites (BPCG 2016 - 4th in Series) at Centre for Biopolymer Science and Technology (CBPST-CIPET), Kochi on September 29, 2016
  8. Plenary lecture at the International Conference on Functional Materials at Centre for Scientific and Applied Research, PSN College of Engineering and Technology, Tirunelveli on September 10, 2016
  9. Plenary talk at Selection committee member for the recruitment of Project Assistant under DST project at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science & Technology, Trvandrum on July 15, 2016
  10. Plenary talk at Doctoral Committee member of Phd at Amritha school of Engineering , Kollam on June 30, 2016
  11. Plenary talk at IIST@Schools Programme,at Chakkittapara, Kozhikode on June 20, 2016
  12. Plenary talk at Karunya University, Coimbatore on April 28,2016
  13. Plenary talk at the Programme for otivating innovation in Science at NIST & Science & Technology on April 26, 2016
  14. Plenary talk at the International Conference on Materials Research and Applications (ICMRA 2016) at CMR Technical Campus, Hyderabad on March 12, 2016
  15. Plenary talk at National Seminar On Advanced Analytical Techniques (NSAAT 2016) at Mar Ivanios College (Autonomous), Trivandrum on March 11, 2016
  16. Plenary talk for two days at National Workshop on Fundemental and Applicantiona od Material Science at Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute For Basic Sciences, Kottayam on March 4, 2016
  17. Resource Person at Faculty and Staff Development Programme(FSDP) on 'Self Motivation and Organizational Behaviour' at Govt. Engineering College, Palakkad on February 27, 2016
  18. Chief Guest at National Science Day Celebrations 2016 at Sree Narayana College, Chengannur on February 25, 2016
  19. Plenary talk at National Science Day Celebrations Sastra Darsan 2016: Nanotechnology - Applications and Implications for the Envorinment at Sree Narayana College, Varkala on February 22, 2016
  20. Plenary lecture for two day National Conference on Recent Advances in Composites “NCRAC-2016” at CMR Technical Campus, Hyderabad on February 12, 2016
2015
  1. Resource Person at Green Nanotechnology in Material Engineering & Energy application under Tequip programme at College of Engineering, Adoor on December 18, 2015
  2. Plenary Talk at Green Technology for Green Environment at Sreenarayanan Mangalam College, Eranakulam on December 04, 2015
  3. Plenary Talk at Nano Technology for Packing Applications at World Packaging Congress, organized by IIP, Mumbai at Hotel Renaissance, Mumbai on October 10, 2015
  4. Plenary Talk at UGC Sponsored Diamond Jubilee Seminar on “Advanced Functional Material” at Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam on September 16, 2015
  5. Attended the International Conference on “Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Process for Strategic Sectors”-ICAMPS-2015 at ICAMPUS, TVM on May 15,2015
  6. Plenary Talk at Nano Technology & Space Application (AICTE Sponsored) at Amaljyothi College of Engeneering, Kanjirapalli on April 27, 2015
  7. Resource Person at Polymers & Its Application at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala on March 25, 2015
  8. Plenary talk at New Frontiers in Nano Technology & Material Science at Sreenarayana College , Chengannur on March 20, 2015
  9. Resource Person at the Interaction Programme for PhD Scholars at UGC-Academic Staff College, Calicut on March 16, 2015
  10. Plenary lecture at Science Day Celebration at SITTT&R Kalamassery on February 25, 2015
  11. Plenary lecture for the two day National Conference on Recent Advance in Polymer Science &Technology, MACRO TECHNEVISTA-2015 at Lekshmi Narayanan Institute of Technology, Nagpur on January 23, 2015
  12. Plenary lecture at the National Seminar on Emerging Nano Meterials, NSEN-2015 at Devamatha College, Kottayam on January 1, 2015
2014
  1. Invited Lecture at Inaugural Ceremony of the Chemistry Association of the Sree Narayana College, Nattika, Thrissur on October 15, 2014
  2. Resource Person for the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Nanochemistry and Nano Biotechnology, NANOCHEMBIO 2014 at St. Thomas College, Palai on October 9, 2014.
  3. Plenary Lecture for the three day “State Seminar on Enivironmental Management” at BCM College Kottayam on 24th July 2014.
  4. Special invitee at the Annual Residential Camp at Mar Theophius College, TVM on 27th May, 2014.
  5. Plenary lecture at the national conference on modern analytical techniques organized by the MPMMSN college trust, Shornur on 27thMarch 2014.
  6. Key note address at the National Conference on Advanced Functional Materials and Applications at Kalasalingam University on 21stMarch 2014
  7. Resource Person at the New Paradigms in Chemistry,Ab Initio,Ad Futurum at St.Marys College ,Sulthan Bathery on 10thMarch 2014
  8. Plenary lecture at Fostering Scientific Temper -Trends and Opportunities in Chemistry at St.Berchamans College , Changanachessery on 28th Feb 2014
  9. Key Note address at The Emerging Trends in Nano science and Technology at Newman college Thodupuzha on 28th Feb 2014.
  10. Invited talk at National Conference on Advanced Materials at PGP College of Arts and Science and Management on 7th Feb 2014
  11. Plenary lecture at the Emerging trends in polymeric materials at Christian college, Chengannur on 24th Jan 2014.
2013
  1. Resource Person at Environmental conservation and living” organized by Nirmala college, Kuravilangad on 11th November 2013.
  2. Resource Person at XVth Refresher Course in “Chemistry” organized by Nirmala college, Muvattupuzha on 9th November 2013.
  3. Resource Person at the National workshop on Research methodology organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Calicut on 5th November 2013.
  4. Resource Person at Refresher Course in “Nano Science” organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kerala on 23rd October 2013.
  5. Invited speaker at Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology NIIST on 23rd March, 2013.
  6. Plenary speaker at National Seminar on Green Materials organized by Department of Chemistry, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara on 28th Feb 2013.
  7. Resource Person at XVth Refresher Course in “Chemistry” organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kerala on 4th Feb 2013.
  8. Special Invitee at NANO INDIA 2013 at National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology during 19th & 20th Feb 2013.
  9. Invited speaker at National Conference on Advanced Materials 2013 at PSN College of Engineering and Technology,Tamilnadu on 25th January2013.
  10. Invited speaker at IIIrd National Conference on Advanced Materials at PSN College of Engineering and Technology, Tirunelveli on 24th Jan 2013.
  11. Resource Person at XXVIIth Refresher Course in “Nanosciences” organized by UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kerala on 14th Jan 2013.
2012
  1. Resource person in DST-INSPIRE Science Camp (Innovation of Science Pursuit for Inspire Research) on 28th Dec 2012 at IIT Delhi.
  2. Plenary speaker at the national seminar on “Frontier Areas of Chemistry” on 05th Dec 2012 and 06th Dec 2012 at MES Keveeyam College, Valanchery, Malappuram.
  3. Invited talk at the DST –INSPIRE programme, on “Fascination of Science” at Assumption College, Changanachery, on 28th Nov 2012.
  4. Invited talk at the National Conference on Composites (INCCOM-11) ON 03rd Nov 2012 at Amrita Viswavidya Peetam, Coimbatore.
  5. Attended the “International Rubber Conference and IRRDB Meetings” as an Invitee during 29.10.2012 to 02.11.2012 at Hotel Samudra, KTDC Kovalam.
  6. Invited speaker on IVth International Conference on “Advanced Nanomaterials (ANM 2012)” on 18.10.2012 at IIT Madras.
  7. Plenary speaker at the National Seminar on Advanced Polymers, SCIENTIA-2012, held at the Department of Polymer Engineering, MG University, College of Engineering, Thodupuzha.
  8. Plenary lecture on “Green materials” at BCM College, Kottayam on 26th July, 2012.
  9. Plenary lecture on “Fascination of Science” at Student Police Cadet camp, Allapuzha on 1st May 2012.
  10. Plenary speaker at the seminar at St. Thomas College, Pala on “Emerging trends in Nanotechnology and Microbiology” on 3rd March 2012.
2011
  1. Invited lecture at CSIR Programme on Youth for Leadership in Science (CPYLS Programme) organized by National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram on 27th Dec 2011.
  2. Invited lecture on “Nanotechnology for Space Applications” organized by St. Xavier’s College, Vaikom as part of the International Year of Chemistry on 22nd Dec 2011.
  3. Invited lecture on “Naonomaterials” organized by Pavantma College, Murikkassery, Idukki on 12th Dec 2011.
  4. Invited Talk on “Nanotechnology” in the National Seminar “Emerging Trends in Nanotechnology” at Bishop Kurialancherry College for Women, Kottayam on 30th Sept 2011.
  5. Invited lecture in the national conference organized by Bihop Kurialacherry College for Women, Amalagiri, Kottayam on “Emerging Trends in Nanotechnology” on 30th September 2011.
  6. Invited Lecture on “National Seminar on Development of Chemistry through Ages” organized by Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology, Calicut on 5th Aug 2011.
  7. Delivered an plenary lecture on “Bio-nanocomposites Based on Agricultural Fibers” at the International Conference on Food and Agriculture Applications of Nanotechnologies ( NANOGRI-2010) in Sao Pedro, Brazil during June 20-25, 2010 organized by the Food and agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in collaboration with Brazilian Coordination for graduate Education(CAPES) and Brazilian corporation for Research in Agriculture (EMBRAPA).
  8. Keynote address on “Nanotechnolgy for space applications” at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Unuiversity, Kollam in connection with the National Science day celebrations on March 7, 2011
  9. Invited lecture on “High performance composites” during the National science day celebration on February 28, 2011 organized by the centre for nanoscience and nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.
  10. Invited lecture on “New generation composites” on January 28, 2011 at the International Conference on Functional polymers organized by NIT, Calicut.
  11. Invited lecture on “New generation composite materials” at the International Conference on Functional Polymers, organised by the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut.
  12. Participated in a round table discussion on “Nanotechnology in agriculture: new tools for sustainable development” held by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations as an international expert for Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy.
2010
  1. Invited lecture on “Biocomposites and green materials” at B.C.M College, Kottayam on July 23, 2010.
  2. Invited lecture on “Space applications of polymer composites” in the UGC sponsored seminar New Frontiers In Teaching Chemistry at K.E College Mannanam on June 19, 2010.
  3. Invited lecture on “Role of Natural fibre composites as future materials” at Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College,Vijayawada, March 11-12, 2010.
  4. Oral Presentation on “Dynamic, Mechanical & Thermal Properties of Cotton/PP Commingled Composite Systems” at International Conference on Advances in Polymer Technology, February 26-27, 2010.
  5. Poster presentation on “Influence of cold drawing on the properties of microfibrillar structured insitu composites from PP &PET.” at International Conference on Advances in Polymer Technology, February 26-27, 2010.
  6. Poster presentation on “Chlorobutyl rubber nanocomposites as effective barrier materials” at International Conference on Advances in Polymer Technology, February 26-27, 2010.
  7. Invited lecture on “Introduction to polymer nanocomposites” at Holycross College, Tirunelveli on February19, 2010.
  8. Invited lecture on “Novel techniques for the processing of in situ microfibrillar composites from polymer blends” at the International conference on polymer processing, ICPPC-2010, January 15-17, 2010, at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala.
2009
  1. Invited lecture on “Nanomaterials in space applications” at the national staff development programme on December 22 , 2009 at NIT, Surathkal
  2. Invited lecture on “Physical and mechanical properties of high performance rubber nanocomposites” at the National conference on advanced materials , NCAM -2009 organised by PSN college of Engineering, Tirunelveli on August 25-27, 2009.
  3. Invited lecture on “Polymer-Polymer in-situ micro fibrillar composites” at the MRSI Annual Technical Meeting held on June 29, 2009 at NIIST, Trivandrum.
  4. Invited lecture on “Recent advances in polymer based micro and nanocomposites” in the international conference on innovative technologies, ICIT -09 on June 18-19, 2009, PDM College of Engineering, Haryana.
  5. Invited lecture on “Effective utilization of green materials as an alternative to waste recycling” at the National conference on advanced materials , NCAM -2009 organised by PSN college of Engineering, Tirunelveli.
  6. Invited lecture on “High performance rubber nanocomposites” in the International conference on nanostructured materials and nanocomposites ICNM-2009 on April 6-8,2009, Kottayam , Kerala
  7. Invited lecture on the “Recent Trends in Material Science“, organized by the Department of Physics, University of Calicut on 27th March, 2009
  8. Invited lecture on “Nanofabrication techniques” at the NANO-09 national seminar organized by S.N College, Chengannur on 17-18th March 2009.
  9. Chaired a session at the International conference on polymer processing, ICPPC-2010, January 15-17, at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala.
2008
  1. Plenary speaker on “Effect of draw ratio on the morphology and dynamic rheology of microfibrillar composites based on PP and PET” at the International conference on blends and composites, ICBC 2008, September 22-24, 2008, Kottayam, Kerala.
  2. Invited lecture on “Nanocomposites in space technology” at IHRD, September 2008, Mallapally.
  3. Delivered a key note speech on the occasion of the inauguration of the Science Aptitude Developer Programme (SADP) at ST BERCHMANS COLLEGE, Changanacherry on 16thAugust, 2008.
2007
  1. Plenary speaker, 4th international conference on Science and Technology of Composites Materials, COMAT 2007, at the Federal University of Rio De Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, during December 9-12, 2007.
  2. Plenary speaker, International conference on Natural polymers, bio polymers, Blends and Gels: Macro to Nano Scales ICNP 2007, November 19-21, 2007, Kottayam, Kerala
  3. Plenary speaker international conference on Polymer Processing ICPP 2007, at the Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China, during May 18-20, 2007.
2006
  1. Invited lecture at the Annual Meeting of International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), Barcelona, Spain, Nov.30 Dec.2, 2006
  2. Seminar on “Natural polymers and Composites”. University College of Boras, Sweden, October 11,2006
  3. Invited Lecture at the national seminar on Advances in Natural Polymer Composites, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, August 18-19, 2006
  4. Invited Lecture at the national seminar on Novel trends in Polymer Composites, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara, Kerala India, Feb.14-15, 2006
  5. Invited Lecture at the national seminar on Recent trends in Polymer Science and Technology, Govt. College, Kattappana, Kerala India, Jan.27-28, 2006
2005
  1. Invited Lecture at the national seminar on Polymer Technology- Modern trends, Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur, Kerala India, Dec.8-9,2005.
  2. Invited Lecture at the International Conference on Polymer Blends , Composites and Gels, Mahatma Gandhi. University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, 21-23, 2005.
  3. Invited Lecture at the national seminar on Polymer Processing Technology, M M N S S College, Kottiyam, Kollam, Kerala India, June 22-23, 2005
2004
  1. Invited lecture at the Third international Symposium on Natural polymers and Composites-ISNAPOL2000, held at Sao Pedro-SP, Brazil, Sep 12-15, 2004.
  2. Invited lecture on ” Intercontinental Cooperation for teaching and research in Science at the Science Sectorial group workshop organized by International
  3. Federation of Catholic Universities(IFCU), held at Domus Internationals, Rome, March 25-27, 2004.
  4. Seminar on “Influence of Microstructure and chemical modifications on the physical and mechanical properties of natural fibre reinforced polymer composites” at the Institute of Material Science, Martin Luther University, Halle-wittenberg, Germany, March 23, 2004.
  5. Seminar on ” Natural fibre reinforced polymer composites: Challenges and opportunities”, Institute of Composite Materials and surface Technology, Chemnitz University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany, March 19, 2004
2003
  1. Course on “Polymer composites: Challenges and Opportunities”, Department of Chemistry, St. Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram, Kerala, December 11, 2003
2002
  1. Invited Lecture, POLYVISTA 2002, Organised by Amrita Institute of Technology and Science, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, August 2-3, 2002
2001
  1. Invited Lecture at the National workshop on “Recent Advances in Polymer Blends and Composites”, School of Chemical Sciences, M.G. University, Kerala, India, November 26-27, 2001.
  2. Seminar on ‘Recent Advances in natural fibre based Micro and bio composites School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, June 18, 2001
  3. Invited lecture at the SICOMP international conference on manufacturing and design of composites, held at Pite Havsbad, Sweden, May 28-29, 2001.
  4. Course on “Novel processing techniques for composits, Regional Engineering College, Calicut, Kerala, India, 24th March, 2001.
2000
  1. Course on ” An introduction to polymer science and technology” Academic staff college, Calicut, 21st Dec. 2000.
  2. Invited lecture at the Third international Symposium on Natural polymers and Composites-ISNAPOL2000, held at Sao Pedro-SP, Brazil, May 14-17, 2000.
  3. Course on “Novel fabrication techniques for composites materials” at School of Chemical science, M.G. University on 24th April, 2000 ( UGC sponsored refresher course for college teachers), Kerala.
  4. Course on Fibre reinforced plastic composites: Theory and Practice, at the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala on 8th February,2000.
1999
  1. Course on ” Composite materials for Structural Engineering Applications” at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 27th Nov. to 6th December, 1999.
  2. Seminar on Natural fibre Reinforced polymer composites : Status and Future, at the Pontifical University of Rio de Janerio, Brazil, on 1st December, 1999.
  3. Seminar on “The use of natural fibres as reinforcements in polymer composites”, At the Institute of Macromolecular Sciences(IMA), Rio de Janario, Brazil on 30th November, 1999.
  4. Seminar on ” The use of natural fibres as reinforcements in polymer composites”, At the Centro Nacional de Pesquisa e desenvolvimento de Instrumentacao Agropecuaria, CNPDIA/EMBRAPA, Sao Carlos-Sp, Brasil, on, 25th Nov. 1999.
  5. Invited lecture at the ” Worldwide Amazon International Rubber Conference”, held at Manaus, Amazon, Brazil, from 31st October to November 4th, 1999.
  1. B.D.S.Deeraj and Kuruvilla Joseph Poster presentation entitled "Improved mechanical and rheological properties of microfibrillar composites , Indo-Japan joint symposium, February 2017
  2. B.D.S.Deeraj, Raneesh konnala and Kuruvilla Joseph "Development of High Performance In-Situ Polymer/Polymer Microfibrillar Composites Based on PP/Nylon 6 Blend System: Effect of Draw Ratio and Nano Fillers, MACRO 2017, January 2017
  3. Meegle S Mathew and Kuruvilla Joseph Poster Presentation entitled "Choline induced selective fluorescence quenching of Acetylcholinesterase conjugated Au@BSA quantum clusters" International Symposium on Clusters, Cluster-Assemblies and Nanomaterials (ISCAN 2016)
  4. Meegle S Mathew and Kuruvilla Joseph Poster Presentation entitled "pH assisted aggregation induced emission (AIE) of digitonin" National Conference on Material Science and Technology (2016)
  5. Meegle S Mathew and Kuruvilla Joseph Oral Presentation entitled "Choline induced selective fluorescence quenching of Acetylcholinesterase conjugated Au@BSA quantum clusters" International Symposium on Photonics Applications and Nanomaterials (ISPAN-2015)
  6. Meegle S Mathew and Kuruvilla Joseph. " Fluorescent Nanomaterials for Biosensing" presented on MRSI at IIST.
  7. Najiya K.P.P and Kuruvilla Joseph. "Transparent and electrically conductive polyimide composites with CNT/graphene hybrids having electrostatic charge mitigating characteristics for space application". SPSI - Polymer Conference for Young Researchers . CSIR,NIIST , December 2015
  8. S Gayathry, AA Thomas, J Lavanya, N Gomathi, K Joseph, S Neogi, ...Effect of carbon nanotubes on mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of plasma-modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes/polyimide nanocomposites. 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES: MICRO TO NANO 2015 ...
  9. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph Poster presentation entitled "Enhanced Mechanical Performance of Epoxy Nanocomposites Filled with poly(phenylenesulfone) like Polymer Grafted Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube" NCCM 2015, NPL Delhi
  10. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph Poster presentation entitled" Polymer Grafted Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube as a Novel Toughening Agent for Epoxy System" ICAMPS, Trivandrum, 13-15 May 2015
  11. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph Oral presentation entitled "Polymer Grafted Carbon Nanofillers for High Strength Toughened Epoxy Nanocomposite" INCCOM-13, VSSC Thiruvananthapuram, 14-15, November 2014
  12. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph. Covalent Integration of Polymers on Carbon Nanofillers for Improving Fracture Toughness of Epoxy nanocomposites; PCYR’14,NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, 18 October 2014
  13. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph Oral presentation entitled " Chemically Modified Carbon Nanofillers as New Toughening Agents for Epoxy Matrix" NCMST 2014, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, 28-30 July 2014
  14. Raneesh Konnola., and K. Joseph Poster presentation entitled “Effect of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane on the Surface Morphology, Fracture Toughness, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Nanoclay/Epoxy Nanocomposites” ICAFM 2014, NIIST Trivandrum Feb 19-21, 2014.
  15. Mahesh. S.,Raju. D., Lakshmi. C.L., Devi Renuka. K., K. Joseph..,’’Light Induced Transformation of Soft Nanostructures’’ in the proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM), 19-21 February, 2014: pp 222.
  16. Raneesh Konnola., and K.Joseph Oral presentation entitled “Rheological studies on the curing of poly(acrylonitrile-co-butadiene) – POSS nanocomposite” PPS Asia/Australia Conference (PPS–2013), IIT Bombay 4-7 December 2013.
  17. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph Oral presentation entitled “ Studies on Thermal Decomposition of poly(acrylonitrile-co-butadiene) – POSS Nanocomposite" Research Scholar’s Day 2013, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, 16-17 December, 2013
  18. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph. Multi-scale Composites-Challenges in Processing and Enhancement in Mechanical Properties; International Conference on Safety by Design 2013, JCET Ottappalam, 16-17 August,2013
  19. Raneesh Konnola., and K. Joseph Oral presentation entitled “Kinetic Analysis of the Nonisothermal Decomposition of POSS-CTBN nanocomposite”,ICAPM 2013, MG UNIVERSITY, Kottayam, 11-13 October 2013.
  20. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph. Novel Toughened Epoxy Nanocomposite Based on Hydroxyl Terminated poly(ethersulfone) Grafted Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube; NCMST 2013, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, 10-12 July 2013
  21. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph. Fracture Toughness Behavior of Rubber Modified POSS Epoxy Nanocomposites;NANO INDIA 2013, NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, 19-20 February 2013
  22. Raneesh Konnola., K.M Usha., and K. Joseph. Oral presentation entitled“ Multi-scale composites-Challenges in processing and enhancement in mechanical properties” International Conference on Safety by Design 2013” held at JCET Ottappalam, 16-17 August,2013.
  23. Raneesh Konnola., and K.Joseph.“Cure Kinetics Studies on Carboxyl Terminated poly(acrylonitrile-co-butadiene)-POSS Composites Using Differential Scanning Colorimetry”, FAPS-MACRO 2013, IISc Bangalore 15-18 May 2013.
  24. Leena G Nair., K.Joseph., K,Reghunadan Nair C P,Neogi S., and Gomathi N,”Surface Modification of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes by N2/O2 Plasma treatment” Presented in Chemcon 2013, organized by Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers(IIChE) held in Mumbai during Dec 27-30,2013.
  25. V Raj, K Joseph.Highly selective, rapid and naked eye detection of cholesterol in blood serum based on the etching of tomatine gold nanoparticles: a non enzymatic blood cholesterol monitor. 23rd Swadeshi science congress. 6-8 November, 2013
  26. Raneesh Konnola and Kuruvilla Joseph. Chemical Modification of Carbon Nanotubes; Research Scholars’ Day, IIST, Thiruvananthapuram, 17-19 December 2012
  27. TV Mathew, K Joseph, S Thomas, Mechanical and physical properties of lignin filled NBR and NR composites. Science and Technology for Sustainable Development 1, 259. [2006]
  28. M Idicula, K Joseph, S Thomas, Development of banana/sisal hybrid fibre reinforced polyester composites—resin transfer molding and compression molding. Science and Technology for Sustainable Development 1, 195 [2006]
  29. E Tomlal Jose, K Joseph, Studies on commingled polypropylene/glass fiber composite systems. Science and Technology for Sustainable Development 1, 245 [2006]
  30. K Jayanarayanan, K Joseph, S Thomas, Preparation and properties of microfibrillar based polymer-polymer composites. Science and Technology for Sustainable Development 1, 226. [2006]
  31. PA Sreekumar, P Albert, PV Anilkumar, G Unnikrishnan, K Joseph, Mechanical studies of ecofriendly banana fibre reinforced polyester composites.Science and Technology for Sustainable Development 1, 237. [2006]
  32. ES De Medeiros, JA Agnelli, K Joseph, LH De Carvalho, LH Mattoso, Characterization of Phenolic Composites Reinforced With Jute/Cotton Hybrid Fabrics (1126).Antec-conference proceedings- 3, 3979-3983, [2002]
  33. K Joseph, LHC Mattoso, Recent Developments In Natural Fibre Based Polymer Composites.Fourth International Symposium on Natural Polymers and Composites, 1-13 [ 2002]
  34. J Kuruvilla, LHC Mattoso, Sisal fibre reinforced polymer composites: status and future”, Proceedings of 3th International Symposium on Natural Polymers and ...[2000]
  35. K Joseph, LHC Mattoso, Sisal fibre reinforced polymer composites: status and future, ISNaPol/2000: Third International Symposium on Natural Polymers and ...[2000]
  36. K Joseph, LH De Carvalho, Jute/cotton woven fabric reinforced polyester composites: effect of hybridization, ISNaPol/2000: Third International Symposium on Natural Polymers and ...[2000]
Publication of Books
  1. Advances in Polymer Composites -Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Volume I - Macro and Micro Composites- (2012)
    Volume II - Nano Composites (2013)
    Volume III - Bio Composites ( 2013)
  2. “Advanced Practical Polymer Chemistry” Kuruvilla Joseph and G.D. Gem Mathew, Polymer Publications, Kottayam, Kerala, India, 2001.
Book Chapters Published
  1. Conducting Polyurethane Blends: Recent Advances and Perspectives, Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, pp 203-231, Publisher:Elsevier Inc. (2017)
  2. Conducting Polyurethane Composites, Polyurethane Polymers : Composites and Nanocomposites, pp 365-399, Publisher: Elsevier Inc. (2017)
  3. Preparation, morphology, static and dynamic mechanical properties, and application of polyolefins and poly(ethylene terephthalate) based microfibrillar and nanofibrillar composites, Micro and Nano Fibrillar Composites (MFCs and NFCs) from Polymer Blends (A volume in Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering), pp 183-211, Publisher: Elsevier Inc. (2017)
  4. Basic structural and properties relationship of recyclable microfibrillar composite materials from immiscible plastics blends: An introduction, Micro and Nano Fibrillar Composites (MFCs and NFCs) from Polymer Blends (A volume in Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering), pp 1-25, Publisher: Elsevier Inc.(2017)
  5. Conducting Polyurethane Blends: Recent Advances and Perspectives’. Polyurethane Polymers, pp 203-231 (2017)
  6. Advances in Polymer Composites: Biocomposites–State of the Art, New Challenges, and Opportunities, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (2013)
  7. Advances in polymer composites, Volume 11, Nanocomposites. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (2013)
  8. Barrier properties of polymer nanocomposites, Advances in polymer composites, Volume 11, Nanocomposites. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (2013)
  9. Synthetic Polymer-Polymer Composites, Microfibrils Reinforced Composites Based on PP and PET : Effect of Draw Ratio on Morphology, Static and Dynamic Mechanical Properties, Crystallisation and Rheology, Hanser Publications (2012), Munich, pp 525-557.
  10. “Natural Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites” in “Book on Natural Polymers, and Agrofibre based Composites”
  11. “Design, development and testing of rubber nanocomposites” in “Trends in composite materials and their design” Publisher: Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.
  12. “Recent advances in green composites” in “Trends in composite materials and their design”Publisher: Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.
  13. Liquid Crystalline Polymers from Renewable Resources: Synthesis and Properties. Liquid Crystalline Polymers, 273-306 [2016]
  14. Advances in Polymer Composites: Biocomposites–State of the Art, New Challenges, and Opportunities. Polymer Composites, 1-10 [2014]
  15. State of the Art–Nanomechanics. Polymer Composites: Volume 2, 1-12 [2013]
  16. Recent advances in green composites. Key Engineering Materials 425, 107-166 [2010]
  17. Design, development and testing of rubber nanocomposites. Key Engineering Materials 425, 61-93 [2010]
Conference Proceedings Published
  1. Edited the Proceedings of the Natioinal Conference on Material science and Technology(NCMST)2013, Thiruvanathapuram
  2. Edited the Proceedings of the Natioinal Conference on Material science and Technology(NCMST)2011, Thiruvanathapuram
  3. Edited the Proceedings of the International Conference Recent Trends in Material Science and Technology(ICMST)2010, Thiruvanathapuram.
  4. Edited the Proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainable development, Published by Allied publishers , New Delhi, 2004..
2018
    1. Graphene Carbon Dot Assisted Sustainable Synthesis of Gold Quantum Cluster for Bio‐Friendly White Light Emitting Material and Ratiometric Sensing of Mercury (Hg2+), ChemistrySelect, 3, (33), 9545-9554
    2. Manipulation of thermo-mechanical, morphological and electrical properties of PP/PET polymer blend using MWCNT as nano compatibilizer: A comprehensive study of hybrid … , Vacuum.
    3. Green synthesis of a plant-derived protein protected copper quantum cluster for intrauterine device application, Analyst, 143 (16), 3841-3849
    4. Influence of fiber content and chemical modifications on the transport properties of PP/jute commingled biocomposites, Polymer Composites 39, E250-E260.
    5. 2017
        1. Sustainable Bioresource‐Derived Components for Molecular Keypad Lock and IMPLICATION Logic Gate Construction, ChemistrySelect, 2 (35), 11615-11619
        2. Melt-mixed composites of multi-walled carbon nanotubes and thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer: Morphology, rheology and mechanical properties, Composites Science and Technology, 151, 184-192
        3. Morphology and Electrical Conductivity of Ternary Polymer Blends Involving Liquid Crystalline Polymer Containing Carbon Nanotubes, ChemistrySelect 2 (16), 4349-4359
        4. Development of X-ray protective garments from rare earth-modified natural rubber composites, Journal of Elastomers & Plastics 49 (6), 527-544
        5. Green Synthesis of Gluten-Stabilized Fluorescent Gold Quantum Clusters: Application as Turn-on Sensing of Human Blood Creatinine, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering
        6. Jute yarn as reinforcement for polypropylene based commingled eco-composites: Effect of fibre content and chemical modifications on accelerated ageing and tear..., Fibers and Polymers 18 (5), 948-956
        7. Influence of fiber content and chemical modifications on the transport properties of PP/jute commingled biocomposites,Polymer Composites
      2016
        1. Sustainable Electronic Materials: Reversible Phototuning of Conductance in a non-Covalent assembly of MWCNT and Bioresource Derived Photochromic molecule
        2. Development of X-ray protective garments from rare earth-modified natural rubber composites, 0095244316676866
        3. Mechanical, thermal, and viscoelastic response of novel in situ CTBN/POSS/epoxy hybrid composite system, 37 (7), 2109-2120
        4. Evaluation of kinetics and transport mechanism of solvents through natural rubber composites containing organically modified gadolinium oxide, 45 (5), 216-223
        5. Effect of carbon nanotubes on mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of plasma-modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes/polyimide nanocomposites, 1724 (1), 020037
        6. Choline-induced selective fluorescence quenching of acetylcholinesterase conjugated Au@ BSA clusters, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 81, 68-74
        7. Evaluation of kinetics and transport mechanism of solvents through natural rubber composites containing organically modified gadolinium oxide, Plastics, Rubber and Composites, 1-8
        8. Effect of carbon nanotubes on mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of plasma-modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes/polyimide nanocomposites, 2nd International Conference on Emerging Technologies: Micro to Nano 2015 ...
        9. Effect of blend ratio on the dynamic mechanical and thermal degradation behavior of polymer–polymer composites from low density polyethylene and polyethylene terephthalate, Iranian Polymer Journal, 25, 4, 373-384
        10. Graphene Quantum Dots: Simple and Cost‐Effective Synthesis of Fluorescent Graphene Quantum Dots from Honey: Application as Stable Security Ink and White‐Light Emission (Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 2/2016), Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 33, 2, 65-65
        11. Simple and Cost‐Effective Synthesis of Fluorescent Graphene Quantum Dots from Honey: Application as Stable Security Ink and White‐Light Emission, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 33, 2, 70-74
        12. Cross-linking of carboxyl-terminated nitrile rubber with polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 123, 2, 1479-1489
        13. Effect of side-wall functionalisation of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on the thermo-mechanical properties of epoxy composites, RSC Advances, 6, 28, 23887-23899
        14. High strength toughened epoxy nanocomposite based on poly (ether sulfone)‐grafted multi‐walled carbon nanotube, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 27, 1, 82-89
      2015
        1. Effect of nano clay on the constrained polymer volume of chlorobutyl rubber nanocomposites,Polymer Composites, 36,11, 2135-2139
        2. Cysteine capped gold nanoparticles for naked eye detection of E. coli bacteria in UTI patients,Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, 5, 33-36
        3. Flame‐retardant properties of nanoclay‐filled thermoplastic polyurethane/polypropylene nanocomposites, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology
        4. Dynamic mechanical properties of nanoclay filled TPU/PP blends with compatibiliser, Plastics, Rubber and Composites 44,6, 245-251
        5. Radio frequency plasma mediated dry functionalization of multiwall carbon nanotube, Applied Surface Science , 340, 64-71
        6. Effect of compatibilizer on the morphology development, static and dynamic mechanical properties of polymer-polymer composites from LDPE and PET, International Journal of Plastics Technology, 19, 1, 84-105
        7. Role of surfactants and solvent parameters in the mechanical and barrier performance of chlorobutyl rubber nanocomposites,Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 92, 5, 729-731
        8. Commingled composites of polypropylene/coir-sisal yarn: effect of chemical treatments on thermal and tensile properties, e-Polymers, 15, 3, 169-177
        9. Mechanical, thermal, and viscoelastic response of novel in situ CTBN/POSS/epoxy hybrid composite system, Polymer Composites
        10. Hydrogen-bond assisted, aggregation-induced emission of digitonin, RSC Advances, 5, 121, 100176-100183
        11. Polymer Grafted Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube as a Novel Toughening Agent for Epoxy System, Materials Science Forum 830, 577-580
        12. Structure and thermo-mechanical properties of CTBN-grafted-GO modified epoxy/DDS composites, RSC Advances 5 ,76, 61775-61786
      2014
        1. Self-assembly of cardanol based supramolecular synthons to photoresponsive nanospheres: light induced size variation at the nanoscale RSC Advances., 2014,4, 42747-42750
        2. Naked eye detection of infertility using fructose blue–A novel gold nanoparticle based fructose sensor, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 54, 171-174
        3. Cholesterol aided etching of tomatine gold nanoparticles: A non-enzymatic blood cholesterol monitor, Biosensors and Bioelectronics,60, 191-194
        4. Stress relaxation behavior of organically modified montmorillonite filled natural rubber/nitrile rubber nanocomposites, Applied Clay Science, 87, 120-128
        5. Studies on electrical properties of nanoclay filled thermoplastic polyurethane/polypropylene blends,Polymer Composites, 35,9, 1671-1682
        6. Role of solvent interaction parameters in tailoring the properties of cholorobutyl rubber nanocomposites
        7. Dynamic mechanical and rheological properties of nitrile rubber nanocomposites based on TiO2, Ca3 (PO4) 2 and layered silicate,48,19, 2325-2339
      2013
        1. Thermogravimetric analysis and differential scanning calorimetric studies on nanoclay-filled TPU/PP blends, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry,112, 3, 1231-34
        2. Dynamic mechanical and rheological properties of nitrile rubber nanocomposites based on TiO2, Ca3 (PO4)2 and layered silicate, Journal of Composite Materials
        3. Nanoclay effect on transport properties of thermoplastic polyurethane/polypropylene (TPU/PP) blends, Journal of Polymer Research 20 (8), 1-15
        4. Transport of organic solvents through natural rubber/nitrile rubber/organically modified montmorillonite nanocomposites, Journal of Materials Science, 48,5373-5386
        5. Thermal, calorimetric and crystallisation behaviour of polypropylene/jute yarn bio-composites fabricated by commingling technique, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 48, 110-120
        6. Dielectric behavior of PP/Jute yarn commingled composites: effect of fibre content, chemical treatments, temperature and moisture,Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 47, 12-21
      2012
        1. Comparison of Theory with Experimental Data for Nanoclay-Filled TPU/PP Blend, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 51 (41), 13379-13392
        2. Thermal and Mechanical properties of chitosan reinforced polyhydroxybutyrate composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124(4) 3357-3362
        3. Effect of filler geometry on the diffusion and transport behavior of aromatic solvents and commercial oil through nitrile rubber nanocomposites, Polymer Composites 33(12), 2236-2244
        4. Effect of blend ratio on the mechanical and sorption behavior of polymer –polymer microfibrillar composites from low dencity polyethylene and polyethylene terephthalate, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites 31(8), 549-562
        5. Molecular transport of aromatic solvents through oil palm microfiber filled natural rubber composites: role of fibre content and interface addition on transport, Journal of Addition Science and Technology 26(1-3), 271-288
        6. The role of surfactant type and modifier concentration in tailoring the properties of chlorobutyl rubber/organo clay nanocomposites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 124, 6, 4590–4597
        7. Novel bio-commingled composites based on jute/polypropylene yarns: Effect of chemical treatments on the mechanical properties, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 43, 1, 219–230
        8. Electrical properties of short sisal fiber reinforced polyester composites fabricated by resin transfer molding, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 43, 3, 507–511.
        9. Viscoelastic behavior of novel bio-commingled composites based on jute/polypropylene yarns, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 43,6, 893-902.
        10. Chlorobutyl rubber nanocomposites as effective VOC and gas barrier materials, , Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 43, 864-870.
        11. Evaluating the influence of chemical modification on flax yarn, ECCM15–15th European Conference on Composite Materials, Venice, Italy, June ...
      2011
        1. Adhesion and Wettability Characteristics of Chemically Modified Banana Fibre for Composite Manufacturing, Journal of Adhesion Science and technology 25(13), 1515-1538.
        2. Mechanical and Thermophysical properties of TiO2 filled chlorobutyl composites, Volume 32, Issue 10, 1681–1687.
        3. Surface-modified sisal fiber-reinforced eco-friendly composites: Mechanical, thermal, and diffusion studies, Polymer Composites, 32, 1, 131–138.
        4. Impact of filler geometry and surface chemistry on the degree of reinforcement and thermal stability of nitrile rubber nanocomposites , Journal of Polymer Research, 18, 6, 2367-2378,
        5. In situ microfibrillar blends and composites of polypropylene and poly (ethylene terephthalate): Morphology and thermal properties, Journal of Polymer Research, 18, 1, 1-11
        6. Extraction of bamboo microfibrils and development of biocomposites based on polyhydroxybutyrate and bamboo microfibrils, Journal of Composite Materials , 45, 12,1325-1329.
        7. Influence of polarity parameters on the mechanical properties of composites from polypropylene fiber and short banana fiber, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 41,10, 1380-1387
      2010
        1. Dynamic mechanical analysis of oil palm microfibril?reinforced acrylonitrile butadiene rubber composites, Polymer Composites 31 (2), 236-244
        2. Dynamic mechanical analysis of novel composites from commingled polypropylene fiber and banana fiber, Polymer Engineering & Science 50 (2), 384-395
        3. Preparation and characterization of nanoclay?filled polyurethane/polypropylene blends, Polymer Engineering & Science 50 (9), 1878-1886
        4. High-performance nanocomposites based on arcylonitrile?butadiene rubber with fillers of different particle size: Mechanical and morphological studies, Polymer Composites 31 (9), 1515-1524
        5. Effect of sequence of nanoclay addition in TPU/PP blends: Thermomechanical properties, Journal of Materials Science, 45:1078-1085.
        6. The role of interface modification on thermal degradation and crystallization behavior of composites from commingled polypropylene fibre and banana fibre, Polymer composites, Vol. 31,(6) 1113-1123.
        7. Thermal and Crystallisation behaviour of cotton-polypropylene commingled composite systems, Polymer Composites , 31(8) 1487-1494.
        8. Influence of polarity parameters on the mechanical properties of PP-BF composites, Composite Part A: Applied Sci. and Manufacturing, ,40(10) 1380-1387.
        9. Morphology and Mechanical Properties of Normal Blends and In-Situ Microfibrillar Composites from Low-Density Polyethylene and Poly (ethylene terephthalate), Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, ,49: 442 – 448.
        10. Impact, Tear, and Dielectric Properties of Cotton/Polypropylene Commingled Composites, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 29(12) 1861-1874.
        11. Oil palm microcomposites: Processing and mechanical behavior, Polymer Engineering and Science, 10, 1853-1869.
        12. Preparation of polypropylene fibre/banana fibre composites by novel commingling method, Polymer composites, 31 (5) 816-824.
        13. Dynamic mechanical properties of oil palm microfibril-reinforced natural rubber composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science,118,1298-1308.
        14. Mechanical Performance of Short Banana/Sisal Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Polyester Composites, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 29, No. 1, 12-29.c
        15. Solvent Uptake and Accelerated Solar Aging Studies of Cotton-Polypropylene Commingled Composite Systems, Polymers & Polymer Composites, 18, 2, 103
        16. Influence of cold drawing on the properties of microfibrillar structured in situ composites from PP and PET, Proceedings of international conference on advances in polymer technology ...
        17. Dynamic mechanical analysis of novel composites from commingled polypropylene fiber and banana fibe, Polymer Engineering and Science, 50, 2, 384
      2009
        1. Dynamic mechanical properties of cotton/polypropylene commingled composite systems, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 114 (5), 2624-2631
        2. Nonisothermal thermophysical evaluation of polypropylene/natural rubber based TPEs: Effect of blend ratio and dynamic vulcanization, Polymer Engineering & Science 49 (7), 1332-1339
        3. Mechanical Properties and Morphology of Nanoclay Filled Different TPU/PP Blend Nanocomposites: Structure-Property Relations, Journal of composite materials 43 (18), 1915-1925
        4. Effect of fiber surface modification on the mechanical and water absorption characteristics of sisal/polyester composites fabricated by resin transfer molding, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 40 (11), 1777-1784
        5. Mechanical and thermal properties of bamboo microfibril reinforced polyhydroxybutyrate biocomposites, Journal of Polymers and the Environment 17 (2), 109-114
        6. Dynamic mechanical properties of sisal fiber reinforced polyester composites fabricated by resin transfer molding, Polymer Composites 30 (6), 768-775
        7. Mechanical Properties and Morphology of Nanoclay-Filled Different TPU/PP Blends, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering 48 (8), 871-87
        8. Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of in situ Microfibrillar Composites Based on PP and PET, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 48: 455-463.
        9. Effect of draw ratio on the microstructure, thermal, tensile and dynamic rheological properties of insitu microfibrillar composites, European Polymer Journal 45, 1738-1747.
        10. Natural fibre hybrid composites- A comparison between compression molding and resin transfer molding, Polymer composites, 30, 10, 1417–1425.
        11. The influence of fibre microstructure on fibre breakage and mechanical properties of natural fibre reinforced polypropylene, Composite Science and technology, 69, 11–12, 1847–1853.
        12. Assessing thermal characteristics of polyhydroxybutyrate based composites reinforced with different natural fibres, 2nd International conference on innovative natural fibre composites for ...
      2008
        1. Crystallization behavior and spherulite growth rate of isotactic polypropylene in isotactic polypropylene/natural rubber based thermoplastic elastomers, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 109 (3), 1714-1721
        2. Effect of chemical treatment on dynamic mechanical properties of sisal fiber-reinforced polyester composites fabricated by resin transfer molding, Composite Interfaces 15 (2-3), 263-279
        3. Thermal behavior of chemically treated and untreated sisal fiber reinforced composites fabricated by resin transfer molding, Composite Interfaces 15 (6), 629-650
        4. Static and dynamic mechanical properties of in-situ microfibrillar composites based on polypropylene/ poly(ethylene terephthalate) blends, Composites Part A, 39, 164-175.
        5. Morphology development and non isothermal crystallization bahaviour of drawn blends and microfibrillar composites from PP and PET, Polymer Bulletin 60, 525-532.
        6. Mechanical and thermal properties of microfibrillar polymer, Polymer Composites, J. Polym.Mater, 25, No.3, 381-386.
        7. Effect of fiber loading and chemical treatments on thermophysical properties of banana fiber/polypropylene commingled composite materials, Composites: Part A, 39, 1582-1588.
        8. Mechanical and water sorption studies of ecofriendly banana fibre reinforced Polyester composites fabricated by RTM, Journal of applied Polymer Science, 109, 3, 1547-1555.
        9. PVT behavior of Thermoplastic Modified Epoxy- Diamine blends: Relating Viscoelastic phase separation and Double phase Morphologies with the Cure Shrinkage Performance , Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 112, (47), 14793-14803
        10. Thermomechanical behavior of nanoclay filled TPU/PP blends, e- Polymers, 133.
      2007
        1. Degradation studies of coir fiber/polyester and glass fiber/polyester composites under different conditions, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites 26 (15), 1571-1585
        2. The role of interface modification on the mechanical properties of injection-moulded composites from commingled polypropylene/banana granules, Composite Interfaces 14 (7-9), 849-867.
        3. Molecular Transport of Aromatic Solvents Through Microcomposites of Natural Rrubber (NR), Carboxylated Styrene Butadiene Rubber (XSBR) and their Blends, Composite Science and Technology, 67, 1187.
        4. The Flow Properties of Unvulcanised Natural Rubber (NR)/ Carboxylated Styrene Butadiene Rubber (XSBR) Latices and their Blends, Journal of Applied Science, 104, 2528.
        5. A comparative study on mechanical properties of sisal leaf fibre reinforced polyester composites prepared by resin transfer and compression moulding techniques, Composites Science and Technology, 67, 453-461.
        6. Dynamic Mechanical and Dielectric Properties of Nanocomposites of Natural Rubber (NR) and Carboxylated Styrene Butadiene Rubber (XSBR) Latices and their Blend, Rubber Chem. Technol., 80(4), 672.
        7. Thermal degradation and Ageing Behaviour of Micro Composites of Natural Rubber (NR), Carboxylated Styrene Butadiene Rubber (XSBR) Latices and their Blends, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 105, 341.
        8. Morphology and thermal properties of in situ composites, K Jayanarayanan, A Venkateshwar, K Joseph, S Thomas, Proceedings of ANTEC 1, 200-3
      2006
        1. Gas Transport Properties of Natural Rubber (NR), Carboxylated Styrene Butadiene Rubber (XSBR) Latices and their Blends in the Presence of Nano and Micro Fillers, Polymer, 47(3), 858
        2. Diffusion and Ttransport Through Nanocomposites of Natural Rubber (NR) and Carboxylated Styrene Butadiene Rubber (XSBR) Latices and their Blend Journal of Membrane Science, 282, 162
        3. Melting and crystallization behaviour of isotactic polypropylene/Acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends in presence and absence of compatibilizer and fillers Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 102 (3)
        4. Thermal stability and ageing of sulphur and gamma radiation vulcanized natural rubber and carboxylated styrene butadiene rubber lattices and their blends, Polymer Degradation and stability, 91, 1717-1725
        5. Mechanical Properties of Sulphur Prevulcanized and Gamma Radiation Vulcanized Natural Rubber (NR) and Carboxylated Styrene Butadiene Rubber (XSBR) Latexes and their blends, J.Natu.Rubber Res, 9(2), 78
        6. Green composites from natural rubber and oil palm fibre: Physical and mechanical properties, International journal of polymeric materials, 55, 925-945 (2006)
        7. Rheological behaviour of nanocomposites of natural rubber and carboxylated styrene butadiene rubber lattices and their blends, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 101,2355-2362
        8. Thermoplatic polyurethane based blends and nanocomposites: structure-properties relations, Int. J. Plastic. Technol 10, 588-597
      2005
        1. Mechanical properties of phenolic composites reinforced with jute/cotton hybrid fabrics Polymer composites 26 (1), 1-11
        2. Recent developments in crosslinking of elastomers, Rubber chemistry and technology 78 (3), 458-488
        3. A study of the mechanical properties of randomly oriented short banana and sisal hybrid fibre reinforced polyester composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol 96,1699-1709(2005).
        4. Dynamic mechanical analysis of randomly oriented short banana/sisal hybrid fibre reinforced polyester composites, Composites Science and Technology,Vol.65,7-8,1077-1085.
        5. Gas Permeation Studies of natural rubber and carboxylated styrene-butadiene rubber latex membranes, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 98,1125-1134.
        6. Effect of layering pattern on dynamic mechanical properties of banana/sisal hybrid fibre reinforced polyester composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol 97(5), 2168-2174.
      2004
        1. Mechanical properties of TiO2 reinforced polystyrene microcomposite, Mater. Letters, 58, 281
        2. Double network formation in natural rubber vulcanizates cured with different accelerator systems. Journal of applied polymer science, 91,1068-1076.
        3. Recent Developments of Crosslinking of Elastomers. Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 78, 458-488.
        4. Ageing studies of pineapple leaf fiber–reinforced polyester composites, Journal of applied polymer science 94 (2), 503-510
      2003
        1. Studies on accelerated sulphur vulcanization of natural rubber using 1- phenyl-2, 4-dithiobiuret (DTB)/ tertiary butyl benzothiazole sulphenamide (TBBS), European Polymer Journal, 39(5), 1451-1460.
        2. Sulphur Vulcanization of Styrene-Butadiene Rubber using new binary accelerator systems., Journal of elastomers and plastics, 35(1), 29-55
        3. The thermal and crystallization studies of short sisal fibre reinforced polypropylence composites, Composites:Part A, 34, 253-25.
        4. Dynamic Mechanical properties of short sisal fibre reinforced polypropylene composites, Composites : Part A 34 275 - 290.
        5. Effect of 1-phenyl-2, 4-dithiobiuret as a secondary accelerator on cure characteristics and vulcanizate properties of Natural Rubber/Styrene-Butadiene Rubber Blends, Plastic, Rubber, Composites, 32(2), 1-8
        6. Curing behavior of a novolac-type phenolic resin analyzed by differential scanning calorimetry, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 90, 1678-1682.
        7. Physical, Mechanical and Viscoelastic Properties of Natural Rubber Vulcanizates cured with a New Binary Accelerator System, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 87(14), 2193-2203,
        8. Mechanical properties of short sisal fiber?reinforced polypropylene composites: Comparison of experimental data with theoretical predictions, Journal of applied polymer science 88 (3), 602-611
        9. Journal of Elastomers and, Journal of elastomers and plastics, 35,29
      2002
        1. Melt rheological behaviour of short sisalfibre reinforced polypropylene composites, Journal of thermoplastic composite materials, 15(2) 89-114.
        2. Short sisal fibre reinforced Polypropylene composites: The role of interface modification on ultimate properties, Composite Interfaces 9(2), 171-205.
        3. Environmental effects on the degradation behaviour of sisal fibre reinforced polypropylene composites, Composite Science and Technology, 62, 1357-1372.
      2001
        1. Cure Characteristics and mechanical properties of vulcanized natural rubber by using a new binary accelerator system, J. Rubb. Res., 4(1) 44 .
        2. Argamassa leve reforçada com polpa de sisal: compósito de baixa condutividade térmica para uso em edificações rurais, Engenharia Agrícola 21 (1)
        3. Lightweight sisal pulp-mortar composite: material of low thermal conductivity for rural constructions use, Engenharia Agrícola 21
      2000
        1. Sorption and diffusion of acrylonitrile monomer through crosslinked nitrile rubber, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 78 (5), 941 .
        2. Effect of wettability and extreme ageing conditions on the physical and mechanical properties of uniaxially oriented jute roving reinforced polyester composites , Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 60, 833 .
        3. Natural fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites, Natural polymers and agrofibers composites 159
      1999
        1. Jute sack cloth reinforced Polypropylene Composites:- Mechanical and Sorption Studies, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 18(4), 346
        2. Effect of Processing Variables on the Physical and Mechanical Properties of short sisal fibre reinforced Polypropylene Composites, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 59, 1625 (1999).
        3. Tensile properties of unsaturated polyester composites reinforced with short sisal fibres, Journal of Polymer Science and Technology,Vol. 12, No.4, 136-141.
        4. A New binary accelerator system for sulphur vulcanisation of natural rubber, Kautsch Gummi Kunstst , Vol. 52, 9, 576-585
        5. The use of sisal fibre as reinforcement in cement composites, Brazilian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, 245
        6. A review on Sisal fibre reinforced polymer composites, Brazilian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 3, 367
        7. Compósitos de matriz poliéster reforçados por fibras curtas de sisal,LH Carvalho Polímeros: Ciência e Tecnologia 9 (4), 136-14
        8. Effect of processing variables on the mechanical properties of sisal-fiber-reinforced polypropylene composites, Composites science and Technology, 59, 11, 1625-1640
      1998
        1. Rubber wood saw dust-an ideal substrate for summer mushroom cultivation K Joseph, R Kothandaraman, J Mathew – Planter (Malaysia), 1998
      1997
        1. Effect of surface treatments on the electrical properties of low density polyethylene composites reinforced with short sisal fibres, Composites Science and Technology, 57, 67
        2. Influence of short glass fibre addition on the mechanical properties of sisal reinforced low density polyethylene composites, Journal of Composite Materials, 31, 5
        3. Theorectical Modelling of tensile properties of short sisal fibre reinforced low density polyethylene composites, Journal of Materials Science,32, 4261
      1996
        1. Effect of surface treatments on the tensile properties of short sisal fibre -LDPE composites, Polymer, 37, 23
        2. Influence of Interfacial Addition on the mechanical properties and fracture behaviour of short sisal fibre reinforced polymer composites, European Polymer Journal, 32, 10.
      1995
        1. Effect of addition on the equilibrium swelling of short sisal fibre natural rubber composites, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 68, 1
        2. Effect of ageing on the physical and mechanical properties of short sisal fibre reinforced polyethylene composites, Composites Science and Technology, 53, 99
      1994
        1. Melt rheological behaviour of short sisal fibre reinforced polyethylene composites,. Plastics, Rubber and Composites Processing and Applications, 21, 237
      1993
        1. Dynamic mechanical properties of short sisal fibre reinforced low density polyethylene composites, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 12, 139
        2. Tensile properties of short sisal fibre reinforced polyethylene composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 47, 1731.
        3. Influence of short pineapple fibre on the viscoelastic properties of low-density polyethylene, Material letters 18, 163.
      1992
      1. Viscoelastic properties of short sisal fibre filled low density polyethylene Composites:- Effect of fibre length and orientation, Material Letters, 15, 224.