Ajesh K. Zachariah

Ajesh K. Zachariah
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry   Scopus Id: 24554329800 Researchgate Id: Ajesh K Zachariah Google Scholar : ajeshkzachariah@marthomacollege.org Kudos Id: growkudos/ajeshkzachariah ORCID Id: orcid.org/0000-0001-8234-4824
Research Areas

Nanomaterials, polymer nanocomposites- carbon nanotubes, graphenes and nanoclay, environmental chemistry-heavy metal adsorption studies, vapor sensors, biocomposites, computational chemistry- modeling studies

Teaching

Organic Chemistry– for 2nd year UG students
Bioorganic Chemistry– for 2nd year UG students
Quantum Chemistry and Organic Chemistry– for 3rd year UG students
Quantum Chemistry, Statistical Mechanics and Computational Chemistry– for 1st year PG students
Research Methodology and Nanomaterials– for 2nd year PG students

List of Publications
  1. Experiments and modeling of non-linear viscoelastic responses in natural rubber and chlorobutyl rubber nanocomposites, Applied Clay Science 123 (2016) 1
  2. Rheological behaviour of clay incorporated natura lrubber and chlorobutyl rubber nanocomposites, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 58047
  3. Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide-Filled Polystyrene as a Dielectric Material- J Appl Polym. Sci 120: 2233–2241, 2011
  4. Synergistic Effect in Photocatalysis as Observed for Mixed-Phase Nanocrystalline Titania Processed via Sol-Gel Solvent Mixing and Calcination – J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 11345–11356
  5. Correlating Photoluminescence and Photocatalytic Activity of Mixed-phase Nanocrystalline Titania – CatalLett. DOI 10.1007/s10562-008-9798-5
  6. Synthesis and Room Temperature Photoluminescence of Mesoporous Zirconia with a Tetragonal Nanocrystalline Framework- J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 93 [2] 387–392 (2010)
  7. The effect of polypropylene-graft-maleic anhydride on the morphology and dynamic mechanical properties of polypropylene/polystyrene blends-J Polym Res (2015) 22:641
  8. Tailoring of Interface of Polypropylene/Polystyrene/Carbon Nanofibre Composites by Polystyrene-block-poly (ethylene-ran-butylene)-block-polystyrene, Polymer Testing (Accepted)
Patent

“Highly Gas Impermeable Elastomeric Rubber-Rubber Blend Nano Composite” no.135/CHE/2012

Books
  1. Polymer Processingand characterization – Apple Academic Press (CRC Press), ISBN No.978-1-926895-15-4
  2. Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications- Apple Academic Press (CRC Press), ISBN No. 978-1-926895-19-2
Awards/Honours
  1. Bagged Gandhi Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2013 from SRISTI and National Innovation Foundation (NIF), India
  2. Bagged the Best Young Researcher Award in a National Conference jointly organized by DST and AJCET Nanosat-2010.