DEPARTMENT OF
Chemistry

faculty

Dr.Ajith James Jose

Assistant Professor

ajithjames@sbcollege.ac.in
Full Name:
Ajith James Jose
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Chemistry
Mobile Number:
+91-9847559522
Residence Phone Number:
+91-4829251910
Educational Qualifications:
M Sc Chemistry, BEd, Ph.D
Awards and Achievements:
  • Senate Member, MG University Kottayam
  • ‘National Doctoral Fellowship’ awarded by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi for pursuing doctoral research.
  • ‘International Travel Support Fellowship’ awarded by Department of Science &Technology (DST), New Delhi for young scientist to attend international scientific event.
  • ‘Foreign Travel Grant’ awarded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi for young scientist to attend international conference.
  • ‘FLAIR fellowship – 2019’ by Collegiate Education Department, Kerala for attending International Conference at Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Best Programme Officer of National Service Scheme 2019, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  • Paristhithimithra Award 2019 instituted by Centre for Environmental Education and Rural Development (CEERD)
Area of Specialization:
Polymer Nanocomposites, Biomaterials
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 polyetherimide nanocomposites for anticorrosive coatings
            Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 41, Part 3,  Pages 490-497, 2021 Ajith James Jose, Francis Chacko, Runcy Wilson, Muthukaruppan Alagar
Book/ Book Chapters Published:
 
   BOOK 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         3) Complementary Chemistry for Life Science Students Ajith James Jose, Saritha Chandran A, Krishnaraj M.V Brandmithra Publications, June 2018 ISBN: 9782123465812     4) Physical Chemistry I Ajith James Jose, Saritha Chandran A, Krishnaraj M.V Brandmithra Publications, July 2018 ISBN: 9782523165923           5) Physical Chemistry II Ajith James Jose, Saritha Chandran A, Krishnaraj M.V Brandmithra Publications,  December 2018 ISBN: 9782776456885     6) Environment, Ecology & Human Rights Ajith James Jose, Saritha Chandran A, Bijo Joseph Brandmithra Publications,  July 2019 ISBN: 9784656357534       7) Environment Management & Human Rights Ajith James Jose, Bijo Joseph Brandmithra Publications,  June 2019 ISBN: 9782789546795         8) Environmental Economics Ajith James Jose, Bijo Joseph Brandmithra Publications,  June 2019 ISBN: 9784679456733         9) Happy Accidents Ajith James Jose Dora Publishers,  December 2021 ISBN: 9789355665928  
   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 Science and Innovative Applications Arunima Reghunadhan, Athira Krishna and Ajith James Jose                  Chapter 12, Elsevier,  Pages 393-421, ISBN 978-0-12-816808-0, June 2020
INVITED LECTURERS IN WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES:
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.
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
ACADEMIC COLLABORATIONS:
International
  • Haixi Institutes, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
National
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • R & D Centre, Hindustan Latex Limited, Trivandrum, Kerala
  • Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, Kerala
Industry
  • Quality Assurance Department, Sance Laboratories, Pala, Kerala
DETAILS OF SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES ORGANIZED:
  • 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
  • Coordinator Sasthrajalakam – SIET, Govt of Kerala, Science enrichment programme for 9th standard students on 30 November 1, 2 December 2019
Advisory committee member of “Second International Conference on Nanoscience and
  • Nanotechnology (ICNAN ’19)”, held at VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu on 29 November - 1 December, 2019.
PEER REVIEW ACTIVITIES / EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP:
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member of the Materials & Manufacturing Processes
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member of the Journal of Advanced Materials Material Research
Memberships:
American Chemical Society – Rubber Division
OFFICIAL ROLES IN ADMINISTRATION / CORPORATE LIFE OF THE COLLEGE:
  • Director, Science Centre, SB College Changanassery
  • Programme officer of National Service Scheme S.B. College Unit from June 2016
Current Positions:
  • Senate Member, MG University Kottayam
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
  • Worked as Senior Executive in Thejo Engineering Limited R & D Centre, Chennai.