DEPARTMENT OF
Chemistry

faculty

Dr.Ajith James Jose

Assistant Professor

ajithjamesjose@gmail.com
Full Name:
Ajith James Jose
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Chemistry
Qualification:
M.Sc, B.Ed, Ph.D
Area of Specialization:
Polymer Nanocomposites, Biomaterials
Books Published:
  •  Polysulfone Nanocomposites and Blends
    Ajith James Jose, Muthukaruppan Alagar Lambert Academic Publishers ISBN:   978-3-659-62110-9
  •  Complementary Chemistry for First Year Students
Ajith James Jose, Saritha Chandran A, Krishnaraj M.V Brandmithra Publications June 2018 ISBN: 9785232619572
  •  Complementary Chemistry for Life Science Students
Ajith James Jose, Saritha Chandran A, Krishnaraj M.V Brandmithra Publications, June 2018 ISBN: 9782123465812
  •  Physical Chemistry I
Ajith James Jose, Saritha Chandran A, Krishnaraj M.V Brandmithra Publications, July 2018 ISBN: 9782523165923
  •  Physical Chemistry II
Ajith James Jose, Saritha Chandran A, Krishnaraj M.V Brandmithra Publications,  December 2018 ISBN: 9782776456885
Papers Presented:
In abroad
  • Ajith James Jose, “Development and characterization of organoclay filled polyetherimide nanocomposites for anticorrosive coatings of poly ether imide”, invited talk in “Smart Coatings 2019” held at Orlando, Florida, USA from February 20-22, 2019.
  • Ajith James Jose,Alagar, “Development of bioactive polysulfone nanocomposites for bone tissue replacement”, oral presentation in “The 18th International Conference on Composite Materials” (ICCM-18) held at Jeju Island, South Korea from August 21-26, 2011.
In India
  • Ajith James Jose,Alagar, “Fabrication of bioactive polyoxymethylene nanocomposites for bone tissue replacement”, oral presentation in “Second International Conference on Recycling and Reuse of Materials”(ICRM-2011) at M.G University, Kottayam, Kerala from August 5-7, 2011
  • Ajith James Jose, M.Alagar, “Hydrophobic, mechanical and barrier properties of organoclay filled polyoxymethylene nanocomposites”, oral presentation in “First International Conference on Composites and Nanocomposites” (ICNC-2011) at M.G University, Kottayam, Kerala from January 8-10, 2011.
  • Ajith James Jose, M.Alagar, “Studies on thermo mechanical and surface properties of polysulfone/poly (ether imide ester) blends”, oral presentation in “International Conference on Advanced Polymeric Materials (ICAPM 2013)”,at M.G University, Kottayam, Kerala from October 10- 13, 2013.
  • Ida Sebastian, Ajith James Jose, “Life Saving Polyurethane Foam”, Poster Presentation in National Conference on “Nanostructured Materials (NSM 2014)”, at N.S.S College Changanassery, Kerala from August 12-13, 2014
  • Resmi R, Ajith James Jose, “Hydrophobic Polymer Surfaces”, Poster Presentation in National Conference on “ Biopolymers & Green Composites (BPGC 2015  3rd in series)”, at Centre for Biopolymer Science & Technology, Kochi, Kerala on 9th & 10th October, 2015.
  • Ajith James Jose, “Development and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polyethersulfone Nanocomposites for Anticorrosive coatings”, oral presentation in “First  International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNAN ’16)”, held at VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu on October 19-20, 2016.
Invited talk
  • Ajith James Jose, “Superabsorbent polymers: Boon or Bane”, oral presentation in “National Conference on “ Biopolymers & Green Composites (BPGC 2016 )”, held at Centre for Biopolymer Science & Technology, Kochi, Kerala on 29th & 30th September, 2016.
Papers Published:
  1. Development and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polyoxymethylene Nanocomposites for High Performance Applications
Polymer Composites, Volume 32, Issue 9, Pages 1315-1324, 2011 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar  
  1. Preparation and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polysulfone Nanocomposites
Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Volume 27, Issue 3, Pages 247-254, 2012 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar, Selvin P. Thomas  
  1. Thermal and barrier properties of Organoclay Filled Polysulfone Nanocomposites
International Journal of Polymeric Materials, Volume 61, Pages 1-14, 2012 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar, Abi Santhosh Aprem  
  1. Fabrication of Bioactive Polyoxymethylene Nanocomposites for Bone Tissue
Replacement Macromolecular Symposia, Volume 320, Issue 1, Pages 24-37, 2012 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar  
  1. Development and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polyethersulfone Nanocomposites for Anticorrosive Coatings
Applied Clay Science, Volume 71, Pages 64-71, 2013 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar, Francis Chacko  
  1. Enhancement of corrosion protection of mild steel by chitosan/ZnO nanoparticle composite membranes
Progress in Organic Coatings, Volume 84, Pages 28-34, 2015 Sam John, Abraham Joseph, Ajith James Jose, B. Narayana  
  1. Chitosan: A Smart and Multifunctional Drug Delivery System
International Journal of Engineering Science and Computing, Volume 6 Pages 3709-3714, 2016 Ajith James Jose, Resmi R, Sam John, George Jacob, Runcy Wilson  
  1. Corrosion Inhibition Properties of 1, 2, 4- Hetrocyclic Systems: Electrochemical, Theoretical and Monte Carlo Simulation Studies Egyptian Journal of Petroleum, Volume 28, 2016
Sam John, Abraham Joseph, Prajila M, Sajini T, Ajith James Jose  
  1. Development of Bioactive Polysulfone Nanocomposites for Bone Tissue Replacement
ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials, 2011  
  1. Rheological Behavior of MWCNTS/Modified Epoxy-DDM System
Polymers Research Journal Volume 10 (4), Pages 187,2016 Sajeev Martin  George, Sabu Thomas, Ajith James Jose, Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai  
  1. Performance Evaluation of Polysulfone/Graphene Nanocomposites
International Journal of Materials Research, Volume 108, Pages 1-8, 2017 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar, Sam John, Runcy Wilson  
  1. Molecular transport of aromatic solvents through oil palm micro fiber filled nitrile rubber composites
 Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 9, Part 2, Pages 266-278, 2019 Shaji Joseph, Ajith James Jose, Runcy Wilson, Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph
  1. Studies on thermo-mechanical and surface properties of polysulfone/poly (ether imide ester) blends
 Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 9, Part 2, Pages 279-294, 2019  Ajith James Jose, George Jacob, Runcy Wilson, Muthukaruppan Alagar
  1. Development and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polyoxymethylene Nanocomposites for High Performance Applications
Polymer Composites, Volume 32, Issue 9, Pages 1315-1324, 2011 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar  
  1. Preparation and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polysulfone Nanocomposites
Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Volume 27, Issue 3, Pages 247-254, 2012 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar, Selvin P. Thomas  
  1. Thermal and barrier properties of Organoclay Filled Polysulfone Nanocomposites
International Journal of Polymeric Materials, Volume 61, Pages 1-14, 2012 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar, Abi Santhosh Aprem  
  1. Fabrication of Bioactive Polyoxymethylene Nanocomposites for Bone Tissue
Replacement Macromolecular Symposia, Volume 320, Issue 1, Pages 24-37, 2012 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar  
  1. Development and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polyethersulfone Nanocomposites for Anticorrosive Coatings
Applied Clay Science, Volume 71, Pages 64-71, 2013 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar, Francis Chacko  
  1. Enhancement of corrosion protection of mild steel by chitosan/ZnO nanoparticle composite membranes
Progress in Organic Coatings, Volume 84, Pages 28-34, 2015 Sam John, Abraham Joseph, Ajith James Jose, B. Narayana  
  1. Chitosan: A Smart and Multifunctional Drug Delivery System
International Journal of Engineering Science and Computing, Volume 6 Pages 3709-3714, 2016 Ajith James Jose, Resmi R, Sam John, George Jacob, Runcy Wilson  
  1. Corrosion Inhibition Properties of 1, 2, 4- Hetrocyclic Systems: Electrochemical, Theoretical and Monte Carlo Simulation Studies Egyptian Journal of Petroleum, Volume 28, 2016
Sam John, Abraham Joseph, Prajila M, Sajini T, Ajith James Jose  
  1. Development of Bioactive Polysulfone Nanocomposites for Bone Tissue Replacement
ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials, 2011  
  1. Rheological Behavior of MWCNTS/Modified Epoxy-DDM System
Polymers Research Journal Volume 10 (4), Pages 187,2016 Sajeev Martin  George, Sabu Thomas, Ajith James Jose, Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai  
  1. Performance Evaluation of Polysulfone/Graphene Nanocomposites
International Journal of Materials Research, Volume 108, Pages 1-8, 2017 Ajith James Jose, M. Alagar, Sam John, Runcy Wilson  
  1. Molecular transport of aromatic solvents through oil palm micro fiber filled nitrile rubber composites
 Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 9, Part 2, Pages 266-278, 2019 Shaji Joseph, Ajith James Jose, Runcy Wilson, Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph
  1. Studies on thermo-mechanical and surface properties of polysulfone/poly (ether imide ester) blends
 Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 9, Part 2, Pages 279-294, 2019  Ajith James Jose, George Jacob, Runcy Wilson, Muthukaruppan Alagar  

BOOK CHAPTERS

 
  1. Polymer Hydrogel Dressing in Wound Management
“Advanced Polymeric Materials - From Macro to Nano Length Scale Chapter 1, CRC Press, USA, ISBN 9781771880961, 2015              Ajith James Jose, Vinu Varghese, Sam John  
  1. Preparation and Characterization of Polysulfone-based Nanocomposites        
“Manufacturing of Nanocomposites with Engineering Plastics” 1st Edition Chapter 3, Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier, ISBN  9781782423089, 2015  Ajith James Jose, M.Alagar  
  1. Adulteration in Food
              “Multitude” Chapter 1, UGC-HRDC, Kannur University, Kerala, ISBN 9788191070615, 2016 Ajith James Jose  
  1. Dependence of Morphology on Optical and Electrical Properties of Metal Oxide Nanostructures
“Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Experimental Techniques and Methodical Developments; Volume 4, Chapter 17, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. USA, ISBN  9781771885874, 2017 Paulose Thomas,  Ajith James Jose  
  1. Polymer-Graphene Nanocomposites: A Smart Material for Next Generation Applications                 “Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Principles, Methodology, and Evaluation Methods”; Volume 2.
Chapter 1, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. USA, ISBN  9781771885584, 2016                Ajith James Jose, Runcy Wilson, Jince Thomas  
  1. Graphene: Promising Nano Platform for Biomedical Applications
“Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Bioactive Materials, Properties and Applications”; Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-818431-8, 2019 Malavika C, Paulose Thomas, Ajith James Jose  
  1. Smart polymers: A Smart Approach to Life
“Applied Physical Chemistry with Multidisciplinary Approaches”, Innovations in Physical Chemistry- Monograph series, Volume 1 Chapter 1, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. USA, ISBN: 9781771886062, 2017.                 Ajith James Jose, Mekha Susan Rajan, Anjalipriya S, Sam John  
  1. Biodegradable superabsorbent polymers in agriculture
“Green Polymeric Materials: Advances and Sustainable Development” Nova Science Publisher, New York, USA, Chapter 8. ISBN: 9781536122404, 2017. Ajith James Jose, Anjalipriya S, Mekha Susan Rajan, Aneja C Thomas, Navya Antony.  
  1. Liquid transport through polymer composites
“Transport Properties of Polymeric Membranes” Part 1: Liquid Transport Through Polymers Chapter 10, Elsevier Publications, ISBN : 9780128098844,  2017                 Ajith James Jose, Jincymol Kappen, Meghana Mary Thomas, Vipin G Krishnan, Anila Sebastian.  
  1. Gas transport through thermoplastics
“Transport Properties of Polymeric Membranes” Part 2: Gas Transport Through Polymers Chapter 22, Elsevier Publications, ISBN : 9780128098844,  2017                    Ajith James Jose, Anila Sebastian, Meghana Mary Thomas, Vipin  G Krishnan, Jincymol Kappen
  1. Nanotechnology for Smart & Intelligent Food Packaging
“Biopolymers and Biomaterials” Chapter 18, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. USA, ISBN: 978-1-77188-615-4. Oct 2017                   Ajith James Jose, Muthukaruppan Alagar  
  1. Polymeric membranes: Classification, preparation, structure physiochemical and transport mechanisms
Fundamental Biomaterials: Polymers, 1st Edition                 ISBN: 9780081021941, Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier, March 2018                 Ajith James Jose, Jincymol Kappen,  Muthukaruppan Alagar  
  1. Organic Electronics: For a Better Tomorrow
Composite Materials for Industry, Electronics, and the Environment Research and Applications               Chapter 7 CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. USA, 2018 ISBN: 9781771887403 Ajith James Jose, Greta Mary Thomas, Parvathy S, and Ann Treessa Wilson  
  1. Alginates as Hydrogel and Aerogel for Biomedical Applications
Alginates-Food Industry and Biomedical Applications Ajith James Jose, Kavya Mohan, Alice Vavachan Wiley and Scrivener Publishing, USA.  March 2019, ISBN: 978-1-119-48791-3  
  1. Chitosan in Water Purification Technology
Green and Sustainable Advanced Materials Ajith James Jose, Ann Mary Jacob, Manjusha K C, Jincymol Kappen Wiley and Scrivener Publishing, USA. ISBN: 978-1-119-40709-6 October  2018
  1. Fundamentals of Discharge Plasmas
Research Methodologies and Practical Applications of Chemistry                  Prijil Mathew, Sajith Mathews T, P. J. Kurian, and Ajith James Jose ISBN: 9781771887847 May 2019
  1. Polymers in Robotics 
                 Polymer Applications in the Modern World Arunima Reghunadhan, Athira Krishna and Ajith James Jose                  Chapter 12, Elsevier, (Article in press)
ARTICLES IN POPULAR SCIENCE MAGAZINES
  1. Narcoanalysis
Science Way, Page 36, November issue, 2016 Ajith James Jose
  1. Nuclear Power Reactors: Energy Source for the Future
Science Voyager, September issue, 2015              Ajith James Jose
  1. Hydro-Balls for the Blue Planet
Plastic & Rubber Review, Volume 2, No.4, Page 24, July- August 2014 (www.plasticsandrubberreview.com) Julia Garvasis, Ajith James Jose
  1. Green Polymer Nanocomposites
Polymer Society, Volume 7, No.1, April-June 2014 (www.entechpolymers.com)              Ajith James Jose
Extension Activities:
  • Advisory committee member of “First International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNAN ’16)”, held at VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu on October 19-20, 2016.
  • Coordinator World Environmental Day – 2017 supported by KSCSTE on 17 June 2017
  • Coordinator World Wetland Day 2018 supported by KSCSTE on 2 February 2018
  • Coordinator World Environmental Day – 2018 supported by KSCSTE on 25 June 2018
  • Coordinator World Wetland Day 2019 supported by KSCSTE on  7 February 2018
  • Coordinator Sasthrajalakam – SIET, Govt of Kerala, Science enrichment programme for 9th standard students on 30 November 1,2 December 2018
  • Kottayam District Coordinator - Sasthrapatham – SSA, Govt of Kerala Science enrichment programme for +1 students on 19,20,21 January 2019
Invited Lectures:
In abroad
  • Ajith James Jose, “Development and characterization of organoclay filled polyetherimide nanocomposites for anticorrosive coatings of poly ether imide”, invited talk in “Smart Coatings 2019” held at Orlando, Florida, USA from February 20-22, 2019.
  • Ajith James Jose,Alagar, “Development of bioactive polysulfone nanocomposites for bone tissue replacement”, oral presentation inThe 18th International Conference on Composite Materials” (ICCM-18) held at Jeju Island, South Korea from August 21-26, 2011.
In India
  • Ajith James Jose,Alagar, “Fabrication of bioactive polyoxymethylene nanocomposites for bone tissue replacement”, oral presentation in “Second International Conference on Recycling and Reuse of Materials”(ICRM-2011) at M.G University, Kottayam, Kerala from August 5-7, 2011
  • Ajith James Jose, M.Alagar, “Hydrophobic, mechanical and barrier properties of organoclay filled polyoxymethylene nanocomposites”, oral presentation in “First International Conference on Composites and Nanocomposites” (ICNC-2011) at M.G University, Kottayam, Kerala from January 8-10, 2011.
  • Ajith James Jose, M.Alagar, “Studies on thermo mechanical and surface properties of polysulfone/poly (ether imide ester) blends”, oral presentation in “International Conference on Advanced Polymeric Materials (ICAPM 2013)”,at M.G University, Kottayam, Kerala from October 10- 13, 2013.
  • Ida Sebastian, Ajith James Jose, “Life Saving Polyurethane Foam”, Poster Presentation in National Conference on “Nanostructured Materials (NSM 2014)”, at N.S.S College Changanassery, Kerala from August 12-13, 2014
  • Resmi R, Ajith James Jose, “Hydrophobic Polymer Surfaces”, Poster Presentation in National Conference on “ Biopolymers & Green Composites (BPGC 2015  3rd in series)”, at Centre for Biopolymer Science & Technology, Kochi, Kerala on 9th & 10th October, 2015.
  • Ajith James Jose, “Development and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polyethersulfone Nanocomposites for Anticorrosive coatings”, oral presentation in “First  International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNAN ’16)”, held at VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu on October 19-20, 2016.
Invited talk
  • Ajith James Jose, “Superabsorbent polymers: Boon or Bane”, oral presentation in “National Conference on “ Biopolymers & Green Composites (BPGC 2016 )”, held at Centre for Biopolymer Science & Technology, Kochi, Kerala on 29th & 30th September, 2016.
Memberships:
American Chemical Society – Rubber Division
Current Positions:
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
  • Worked as Senior Executive in Thejo Engineering Limited R & D Centre, Chennai.