DEPARTMENT OF
Chemistry

faculty

Dr.Tomlal Jose E

Associate Professor & Head

[email protected]
Full Name:
Tomlal Jose E
Designation:
Associate Professor & Head
Department:
Chemistry
Mobile Number:
9447145098
Residence Phone Number:
0481-2426420
Educational Qualifications:
M Sc, PhD
Area of Specialization:
Physical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry
Research Supervising:
Ongoing Major Projects -2, Research scholars -8
Papers Presented:
1.‘Studies on Commingled Polypropylene/Glass Fibre Composites’–International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, August 10-14,2005, S.B. College, Changanassery, 2. ‘Studies on Cotton- Polypropylene Commingled Composite Systems’-Second International Conference on Polymer Blends, Composites, IPNs, Membranes, Polyelectrolytes and Gels: Micro to Nano Scales,ICBC-2008, Sept.22-24,2008, Kottayam organised by School of Chemical Sciences, M.G. University, Kottayam 3. ‘Thermal Analysis of Nitrile Rubber Nanocomposites with Fillers of Different Particle Size and Chemical Nature’, ICBC-2008, Sept.22-24,2008, Kottayam organised by School of Chemical Sciences, M.G. University, Kottayam 4. Dynamic Mechanical &Thermal Properties of Cotton/PP Commingled Composite Systems’- International conference on Advances in Polymer Technology-apt '10; 26-27 of February 2010 organised by Department of Polymer Science and Rubber Technology Cochin University of Science and Technology 5. ‘Studies on Mechanical Properties of Cotton- Polypropylene Commingled Composite Systems’- International Conference on Material Science and Technology (ICMST-2010), Oct.29-31,2010, Thiruvananthapuram, organised by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST of ISRO)
Papers Published:
1. Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Cotton/ Polypropylene Commingled Composite Systems- Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences,114,2624-2631,2009 Tomlal Jose E.,Thomas P.C., Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 2. Impact, Tear and Dielectric Properties of Cotton / Polypropylene Commingled Composites-Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 29(12), 1861-1874, 2010 Tomlal Jose E., Thomas P.C, George K.C., Jayanarayanan K, Kuruvilla Joseph 3. Effect of draw ratio on the microstructure, thermal, tensile and dynamic rheological properties of insitu microfibrillar composites- European Polymer Journal, 45,1738-1747,2009 Jayanarayanan K., Tomlal Jose E., Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 4. Thermal and Crystallisation Behaviour of Cotton - Polypropylene Commingled Composite Systems- Polymer Composites, 31 (8), 1487-1494,2010 Tomlal Jose E., Aju Joseph, Mikael Skrifvars, Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 5. Solvent Uptake and Accelerated Solar Aging Studies of Cotton – Polypropylene Commingled Composite Systems- Polymers and Polymer Composites, 18,2,103-112,2010 Tomlal Jose E., Thomas P.C., Jacob Mathew, Jayanarayanan K., Kuruvilla Joseph 6. Effect of Chemical Modification on the Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene / Cotton Commingled Composites-S.B. Academic Review, 15, 1-2,115-121,2008 Tomlal Jose E., Mikael Skrifvars, Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 7. High Performance Nanocomposites based on Arcylonitrile-Butadiene Rubber with Fillers of Different Particle Size: Mechanical and Morphological studies-Polymer Composites,31,9,1515-1524, 2010 Thomas P C, Tomlal Jose E., Selvin Thomas P, Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 8. Effect of sequence of nanoclay addition in TPU/PP blends: thermo mechanical properties. Journal of Material Science,45,1078-1085, 2010 M. Kannan, S. S. Bhagawan, Tomlal Jose E., Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 9. Preparation and Characterization of Nanoclay-Filled Polyurethane / Polypropylene Blends. Polymer Engineering and Science, 50, 9, 1878-1886, 2010 M. Kannan, S. S. Bhagawan, Tomlal Jose E., Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 10. Novel bio-commingled composites based on jute/polypropylene yarns: Effect of chemical treatments on the mechanical properties, Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 43, 219–230, 2012, (Impact factor 2.7 Gejo George, E. Tomlal Jose, K. Jayanarayanan, E.R. Nagarajan, Mikael Skrifvars, Kuruvilla Joseph 11. Viscoelastic behavior of novel commingled biocomposites based on polypropylene/jute yarns, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 43, 893–902, 2012 (Impact factor 2.7) Gejo George, E Tomlal Jose, Dan Akesson, Mikael Skifvars, E. R.Nagarajan, Kuruvilla Joseph 12. Thermal, calorimetric and crystallization behavior of polypropylene/jute yarn bio-composites fabricated by novel commingling technique, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 48, 110–120, 2013 (Impact factor 2.7) Gejo George, E. Tomlal Jose, Mikael Skrifvars, E.R.Nagarajan, Kuruvilla Joseph 13. Dielectric behaviour of PP/jute yarn composites fabricated by commingling technique: Effect of fibre content, chemical treatments, temperature and moisture, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 47, 12–21, 2013 (Impact factor 2.7) Gejo George, E Tomlal Jose, Anoop Chandran, K C George, E R Nagarajan, Kuruvilla Joseph 14. Effect of Filler Geometry on the Diffusion and Transport Behavior of Aromatic Solvents and Commercial Oil Through Nitrile Rubber Nanocomposites. Polymer Composites, 33, 2236–2244, 2012 (Impact factor 1.23) Thomas P C, Tomlal Jose E., Gejo George, Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 15. Dynamic Mechanical and Rheological Properties of Nitrile Rubber Nanocomposites based on Titanium Dioxide, Calcium Phosphate and Layered Silicate, Journal of Composites Materials, doi no. 10.1177/002199831349810, 48(19) 2325–2339, 2014 (Impact factor 1.61) Thomas P C, Tomlal Jose E., Gejo George, Sabu Thomas, Kuruvilla Joseph 16. Electron Beam Irradiated ZnO Nanoparticles / Oxidized MWCNTs Modified GCE as a Supercapacitor, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 10 (2015) 7771 - 7782 Deepu Thomas, Tony Thomas, Jithin Prakash P A, Tomlal Jose E, Simon Augustine 17. Commingled composites of polypropylene/ coir-sisal yarn: effect of chemical treatments on thermal and tensile properties, e-Polymers 2015; 15(3): 169–177 (Impact factor 1.491) Anil Arya, Jose E. Tomlal, George Gejo, Joseph Kuruvilla 18. Novel eco-friendly commingled polypropylene/banana fiber composite: studies on thermal and mechanical properties, Polym. Bull. DOI 10.1007/s00289-016-1636-0, 2016, (Impact factor 1.858) Arya Anil, Jose E. Tomlal, Gejo George, Jomit T. Mathew & V. B. Manilal 19. SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF PMMA-GRAPHENE NANOCOMPOSITE, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), 5,4,2018, 350-355 Sharni Augustine, Tomlal Jose, Roshney Roy 20. Preparation and characterisation of surface roughened PMMA electrospun nanofibers from PEO - PMMA polymer blend nanofibers, Polymer Testing, 74, 2019, 257-265, (Impact factor 2.942) Princy Philip, Tomlal Jose E., Jacob K. Chacko, K.C. Philip and P.C. Thomas 21. Structural and optical properties of synthesised poly(methyl methacrylate) [PMMA] and lanthanide β – diketonate complexes incorporated electrospun PMMA nanofibers for optical devices. Bulletin of Materials Science 42(5), DOI: 10.1007/s12034-019-1893-2, March 2019, (Impact factor 1.264) Princy Philip, Paulose Thomas, Tomlal Jose E , Philip K.C., Thomas P.C. 22. Structural, Thermal and Magnetic Properties ofvcPMMA-ZnFe2O4 Nanocomposite Thin Films, International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET),7,4, 2019, 869-873 Teena James, Tomlal Jose E, Subin P John, Jacob Mathew 23. A Cost Effective and Facile Approach to Prepare Beadless Polycarbonate Nanofibers with Ultrafine Fiber Morphology, Polymer Engineering and Science—2019, DOI 10.1002/pen.25180, (Impact factor 1.92) Thomas Baby, Tomlal Jose E, P.C. Thomas, Jomit T. Mathew 24. A new approach for the shaping up of very fine and beadless UV light absorbing polycarbonate fibers by electrospinning, Polymer Testing, Volume 80, December 2019, 106103, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2019.106103, (Impact factor 2.942) Thomas Baby, Tomlal Jose E, Gejo George, Vinitha Varkey, Shijo K. Cherian 25. Electrospinning technique for the fabrication of poly(styrene-co-methyl methacrylate) nanofibers and the effect of fiber diameter on UV–Visible absorption and thermal properties, Materials Today: Proceedings, March 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.matpr.2020.01.591 (CiteScore : 1.09) Vinitha Varkey, E. Tomlal Jose, U.S. Sajeev 26. Studies on the hypsochromic shifted optical properties of gold nanoparticles embedded electrospun poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) nanofibers, Materials Today: Proceedings, April 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.03.681 Princy Philip, Tomlal Jose, K.C.Philip, P.Manoj, T.Sajini 27. Polycarbonate nanocomposite fibers and thins films with versatile morphological, optical and thermal properties, Materials Today: Proceedings, April 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.04.234 Thomas Baby, Tomlal Jose E 28. A facile approach for the preparation of polycarbonate nanofiber mat with filtration capability, Polymer Bulletin, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00289-020-03266-5, June 2020 Thomas Baby, Tomlal E. Jose, C. T. Aravindkumar, John Richard Thomas 29. Red shifted photoluminescent properties of electrospun poly(methyl methacrylate) nanofibers incorporated with green synthesised silver nanoparticles, Materials Today: Proceedings, May 2020, https://doi.org /10.1016/ j.matpr .2020.05.620 Princy Philip, Tomlal Jose, K.S. Sarath, K.C. Philip 30. UV-Responsive Glycosomes as Frameworks for FRET: The Quest for Bio-Inspired Energy Transfer Systems, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A (Accepted, October 2020) Sajith Menon, Aravind K, Tomlal Jose E, Smitha Roy 31. Structurally modified poly(methyl methacrylate) electrospun nanofibers as better host matrix for noble metal nanoparticles, Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Accepted, October 2020) Princy Philip, Tomlal Jose, Sajini T, Manoj P
UGC Orientation Refresher Courses:
1. Material Science’ Refresher Course from 29-11-2016 to 19-12-2016 at UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kerala 2. ‘FDP on MOOCs and E-Content Development’, organised by MG University, 04-08 February 2019. 3. Academic Leadership Training Programme, April 9-12, 2019 jointly organised by MHRD, Aligarh Muslim University and St. Alberts College Kochi at St. Aberts College
UGC Major/Minor Projects:
1. Production of cellulose acetate nanofiber for the removal of heavy metals, KSCSTE student project, Rs.10,000/-, 2019 2. Polysaccharide Based Electrospun Nanofibers for Functional Applications, UGC Minor Project, 2016-2018, Rs. 4.9 lakhs 3. Development of Synthetic Polymer Blend Nanofibers for Specific Applications, UGC Minor Project, 2016-2018, Rs. 4.5 lakhs 4. Marine Polysaccharide Based Nanofibers for Drug Delivery Applications, KSCSTE student project, Rs. 11,000/-, 2017-2018. 5. Natural Fibre Reinforced Ecofriendly and Recyclable Commingled Composite Systems, KSCSTE Major Project (2012-2015), Rs. 15.15 lakhs 6. Application of Nanofibers and Nanofilms based on Polymethacrylates and Polycarbonates, UGC Major Project (2012- 2015), Rs. 9.5 lakhs 7. Preparation, Characterisation and Properties of Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals, UGC (2009-2011), Rs. 1,00,000/ 8. Student Project : Malayala Manorama Yuva Mastermind Project 2012, ‘Catalytic Cracking of Plastic Solid Waste to fuel’, Rs. 10,000/- 9. Preparation, Characterisation and Applications of Nanomaterials Based on Zirconia and Tin Oxide, UGC (2009-2011), Rs. 95,000/- 10. Studies on commingled PP/PTT Composites, UGC Minor project, (2004-06), Rs. 45,000/-
ACADEMIC COLLABORATIONS:
1.Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram 2.Process Engineering and Environmental Technology Division, National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Thiruvananthapuram 3. School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
DETAILS OF SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES ORGANIZED:
1. NAAC sponsored National Seminar on Curriculum Designing and Student Centred Learning Methods, Jan 10-11, 2019 held at S.B. College. 2. KSCSTE sponsored National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Laws held on 21-06-2018 held at S.B. College. 3. National Seminar on Recent Trends in Materials Science and Technology, Feb 7-9, 2018 at S.B. College, an outreach programme of Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) 4. Berchmans Erudite Lecture Series (BELS) by 2010 Chemistry Nobel Laureate Prof. Ei Shi Negishi, 12 February 2016 at S.B. College 5. NATIONAL SEMINAR ON INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE RESEARCH: BENEFITS AND BARRIERS, Organised by Research Cell, S.B.College, 04-12-2015 6. CSIR sponsored National Workshop on ‘Emerging Frontiers in Materials Chemistry’, 2-3 December, 2011at St. Berchmans College (as part of college navathy and International Year of Chemistry 2011) 7. KSCSTE sponsored National Workshop on ‘Novel Synthetic Routes in Organic Chemistry’, Oct. 14-15, 2011 at St. Berchmans College (as part of college navathy and IYC-2011) 8. NAAC sponsored National Conference-‘Student Participation for the Quality Enhancement of Higher Education Institutions’- 14-15, January, 2011, St. Berchmans College, Kerala (Joint Convenor) 9. National Workshop on “Application of Spectroscopic and Chromatographic Techniques in Pharmaceutical Industry”, 14th and 15th of November, 2008, sponsored by UGC and CSIR
PEER REVIEW ACTIVITIES / EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP:
Journal Reviewer 1. Polymer Composites 2. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers 3. Journal of Biological and Chemical Luminescence
Memberships:
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers (IACT), C/o Homi Bhabha Centre for Science
  • Education (TIFR- Mumbai)
  • Life Member, Material Research Society of India
  • Life Member, Society for Polymer Science, India
  • Member, Society of Plastics Engineers, USA
OFFICIAL ROLES IN ADMINISTRATION / CORPORATE LIFE OF THE COLLEGE:
  1. Head of the Department (2019- )
  2. IQAC Coordinator, S.B. College 2018, 2019
  3. S.B. College Research Director & PhD Coursework Coordinator (2014-2017)
  4. S.B.College Staff Council Secretary (2010-2013)
  5. 5 .Co-ordinator, Science Aptitude Developer Program (2007-2010)
  6. . Secretary, S.B. College Staff Co-operative Society (2016- )
  7.  Teaching Staff Association Secretary of S.B. College (2005-07)
  8.  Alumni Association Mother Chapter Secretary of S.B. College (2005-2007