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Research Centre - Chemistry

Department of Chemistry was recognized as a research centre by University of Calicut in 2014.

Research Guides

C  Rajesh

Dr . C Rajesh

Principal
Jisha V S

Dr . Jisha V S

Assistant Professor

Research Scholars

SI No

Name of the Ph.D Scholar

Name of Supervisor

Mode of Ph.D (Full time/Parttime)

Registration Number

Date of Registration

Research Topic

1

Divia P

Dr C Rajesh

Part time

4980/2016

22-04-2016

Development and characterization of natural rubber biocomposites reinforced with keratin from chicken feathers

2

Ramlath  KT

Dr C Rajesh 

Part time

8099/2016

29-6-2016

Studies on Biocomposites of poly propylene with cellulose from PennisetumPolystachion

3

Nusrath P                  

Dr C Rajesh

Part time 

6534/2016

25-05-2016

Development and characterization of biocomposites from acrylonitrile butadiene rubber and chitosan

4

Sajna P 

Dr C Rajesh

Part time

6535/2016

09-05-2016

Studies on biocomposites of polyethylene reinforced with starch from dioscorea tubers

5

Saranya KS

Dr George Mathew & Dr C Rajesh (Co-Guide)

Full time

6086/2020

01/07/2020

Development and characterisation of carbonized feather fibres and its application in composites with styrene butadiene rubber

 

6

Fexiba Philipose

Dr George Mathew & Dr C Rajesh (Co-Guide)

Full time

116591/RESEARCH-B-ASST-2/2020/Admn

26.07.2020

Evaluation of rendered chicken oil as potential additive inn silicone rubber

 

7

Saigeetha VS

Dr George Mathew & Dr C Rajesh (Co-Guide)

Full time

116591/RESEARCH-B-ASST-2/2020/Admn

26.07.2020

Advanced polymers based on poly(vinyl alcohol) and ‘spent’ left from spices extraction

 

8

Nasiya N

Dr George Mathew & Dr Jisha V S (Co-Guide)

Part time

116591/RESEARCH-B-ASST-2/2020/Admn

29-07-2020

Novel antioxidants from cashew nut shell liquid for use in natural rubber

 

 

Research Facilities

Universal Testing Machine

It is equipped with sophisticated instruments like Universal Testing Machine, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer(FTIR) and UV-Visible Spectrophotometer.

  • Manufactured and installed by Shimadzu (Singapore)
  • Dual Column floor type high precision, constant rate strai
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Rotavapour

Manufactured and installed by Buchi (Switzerland)
Temp. range 20-180°C.
Glass assembly in standard glassware and evaporating flask of one litre with flask joint 29/32.
Vacuum Pump 100-230V 50/60Hz
Recirculating Chiller 230V 50/60Hz

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Hydraulic Press

  • Manufactured and installed by Kelchandra Iron and Steel works, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
  • HYDRAULIC PRESS with 16"x16" electrically heated platens,
  • Single Daylight, complete with 3HP power unit,
  • control panel, digital timer

 

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Laboratory Two roll rubber mixing mill

Manufactured and installed by Kelchandra Iron and Steel works, Kottayam, Kerala,  India.
LAB RUBBER MIXING MILL with Chilled Cast Iron Rolls of Roll
barrel size 150 x 300 mm (6" dia. x 12" long),
surface hardness of about 500 BHN
chill depth of 15 - 20

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UV-Visible Spectrophotometer

  • UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
  • Manufactured and installed by Shimadzu (Singapore)
  • PC based High resolution UV visible Double Beam Spectrophotometer capable of measuring Transmittance of liquid and Diffuse Reflectance UV-Solids samples with Integrating sphere attachment ac
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Fourier Transform Infra Red Spectrophotometer

  • Manufactured and installed by Shimadzu (Singapore)
  • High-end advanced PC based system FTIR system for operation on220V / 50Hz.
  • Full mid-IR wave number range from 7,800cm-1 to 350 cm-1
  • Signal-to-Noise ratio 30,000:1 (peak-to-peak, Around 2,100 cm-1
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Vacuum oven

  • Manufactured and installed KEMI, Kerala, India.
  • Temperature range 500C to 250oC
  • Microprocessor based digital temperature indicating controller.
  • Maximum vacuum 750mm Hg.
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