Dr. A. Sujith
Dr. A. Sujith


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Department of Chemistry NIT Calicut Kozhikode-673601 Kerala, India

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+91 495 2285308

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  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Advanced Industrial Scientific Technology AIST, Shikoku, Japan (2007) (Supervisor: Dr. Tamitake Itoh)

  • Ph.D. (Polymer Chemistry); National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India (2006) (Supervisor: Dr. G. Unnikrishnan)

  • M.Sc. (Applied Chemistry); Department of Chemistry, University of Calicut (2000)

  • Educational Qualifications

    • Post Doctoral Fellow, Advanced Industrial Scientific Technology AIST, Shikoku, Japan (2007) (Supervisor: Dr. Tamitake Itoh)

    • Ph.D. (Polymer Chemistry); National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India (2006) (Supervisor: Dr. G. Unnikrishnan)

    • M.Sc. (Applied Chemistry); Department of Chemistry, University of Calicut (2000)


    No. of Publications: 81, h index: 23, i-10 index: 41

    1. Kandiyil Juraij, Saeed Punnoli Ammed, C Chingakham, Brindha Ramasubramanian, Seeram Ramakrishna, Suni Vasudevan, Athiyanathil Sujith, Electrospun Polyurethane Nanofiber Membranes for Microplastic and Nanoplastic Separation, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 6(6), 4636, 2023.
    2. PA Saeed, K Juraij, PM Saharuba, A Sujith, A one-pot water mediated process for developing conductive composites with segregated network of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) on spherical poly(methyl methacrylate) particles, Journal of Polymer Research, 30, 116, 2023
    3. Juraij Kandiyil, Suni Vasudevan, Sujith Athiyanathil,  Efficient selective methylene blue adsorption by polyurethane/montmorillonite‐based antifouling electrospun composite membranes, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 140(10), e53464, 2023.
    4. Kandiyil Juraij, VH Shafeeq, Akash M Chandran, Suni Vasudevan, Prasanna Kumar S Mural, Athiyanathil Sujith, Human body stimuli-responsive flexible polyurethane electrospun compositefibres-based piezoelectric nanogenerators, Journal of Materials Science,  58, 317, 2023
    5. ND Chakkalakkal, M Thomas, PS Chittillapilly, A Sujith, PD Anjali, Electrospun polymer nanocomposite membrane as a promising seed coat for controlled release of agrichemicals and improved germination: towards a better agricultural prospect, Journal of Cleaner Production, 377, 134479, 2022
    6. Kuttan, S.P., Abdulaziz, A., Chekidhenkuzhiyil, J. Devika Raj, Mahesh Mohan, A. Sujith,  Characterization of pyomelanin secreted by Shewanella sp. and their application in metal recovery. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2022.
    7. Kandiyil Juraij, Chinglenthoiba Chingakham, Olongal Manaf, Paroly Sagitha, Vasudevan Suni, Vandana Sajith, Athiyanathil Sujith, Polyurethane/multi-walled carbon nanotube electrospun composite membrane for oil/water separation, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 139, e52117 (2022)
    8. P. A. Saeed, R. Shilpa, A. Sujith, A water-mediated approach for the preparation of conductive poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-decorated poly(methyl methacrylate) microcomposites, Material Advances, 3, 3875 (2022)
    9. Tesi Thomas, Manaf Olongal, Sujith Athiyanathil, Antioxidant activity of mango seed wax additive on the properties of poly(lactic acid) transparent films for food packaging application, Journal of vinyl and additive Technology, 28(2), 305 (2022)
    10. Smitha Manholi, Sujith Athiyanathil, Poly (ε-caprolactone)-based porous membranes for filtration applications—effect of solvents on precipitation kinetics, performance, and morphology, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 139(10), 51720 (2022)
    11. C.R. Reshmi, P. Sagitha, Sheeja, A. Sujith, Poly ɛ-caprolactone/nanostarch composite nanofibrous wound dressing with antibacterial property and pH stimulus drug release, Cellulose, 29, 427 (2022)
    12. Manaf Olongal, Leya Rose Raphael, Prasanth Raghavan, Ansari Mohamed Nainar Mohamed, Sujith Athiyanathil, Maleic anhydride grafted acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)/zinc oxide nanocomposite: an anti‑microbial material, Journal of Polymer Research, 28, 284 (2021)
    13. Divia P Sreenivasan, A Sujith, Avinash Nelson Asokan, C Rajesh, Dielectric Properties of Composites of Natural Rubber and Keratin Fibre from Chicken Feather, Fibers and Polymers, 25, 2588 (2021).
    14. Shafeeq V.H., C Karumuthil, Juraij K., S Varghese, S Athiyanathil, UG Panicker, Stimuli-Responsive Electrospun Piezoelectric Mats of Ethylene-co-vinyl Acetate-Millable Polyurethane-Nanohydroxyapatite Composites.ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13 (20), 24106, 2021.
    15. Marakkattupurathe Manoj, Olongal Manaf, KM Muhammad Ismayil, Athiyanathil SujithComposites based on poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) and silver-calcined scallop shell powder: Mechanical, thermal, photocatalytic, and antibacterial propertiesJournal of Elastomers & Plastics, 53(7), 902, 2021
    16. Sagitha P, C.R. Reshmi, Suja P. Sundaran, Anupama Binoy, Nandita Mishra, Sujith A, β-Cyclodextrin functionalized polyurethane nano fibrous membranes for drug delivery, Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 65, 102759, 2021
    17. Suja P Sundaran, Reshmi C.R., Sagitha P.,A. Sujith, Polyurethane nanofibrous membranes decorates with reduced graphene oxide-TiO2 for photocatalytic templates in water purification, Jornal of Material Science, 55, 5892, 2020.
    18. B Amritha, O Manaf, M Nethaji, A Sujith, MRP Kurup, S Vasudevan, Mn (II) Complex of a Di-2-pyridyl Ketone N (4)-substituted Thiosemicarbazone: Versatile Biological Properties and Naked-eye Detection of Fe2+ and Ru2+ Ions,Polyhedron, 178, 114333, 2020.
    19. Ch Chingakham, O Manaf, A Sujith, V Sajith, Hydrophobic nano-bamboo fiber-reinforced acrylonitrile butadiene styrene electrospun membrane for the filtration of crude biodieselApplied Nanoscience, 10, 795, 2020.
    20. Jiya Jose, Abdulaziz Anas, Bina Jose, Anand Puthirath, Sujith Athiyanathil, Chekidhenkuzhiyil Jasmin, M. R. Anantharaman, Shanta Nair, Challapalli Subrahmanyam, Vasudevanpillai Biju, The extinction of antimicrobial resistant pathogens using silver embedded silica nanoparticles and an efflux pump blocker, ACS Applied Biomaterials, 2(11), 4861, 2019.
    21. Cherumannil Karumuthil, Subash; Prabha Rajeev, Sreenidhi; Valiyaneerilakkal, Uvais; Athiyanathil, Sujith; Varghese, Soney, Electrospun Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Trifluoroethylene) based Polymer Nanocomposite Fibers for Piezoelectric Nanogenerators, ACS Applied Materials & Interface, 11 (43), 40180, 2019.
    22. Manaf O, Anjana K, Prasanth R, Reshmi C.R., Juraij K, Rajesh P, Chingakham C, Sajith V, Sujith A, ZnO decorated anti-bacterial electrospun ABS nanocomposite membrane for oil-water separation, Materials Letters, 256, 126626, 2019.
    23. P. Sagitha, C.R.Reshmi, O. manaf, Suja P Sundaran, K. Juraij, A. Sujith, Development of Nanocomposite membranes by electrospun nanofibrous materials, In 'Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Gas Separation' (Mohtada Sadrzadeh Toraj Mohammadi Eds. ), Elsevier, 2019.
    24. Divia P Sreenivasan, A. Sujith, C. Rajesh, Cure characteristics and mechanical properties of natural rubber reinforced with chicken feather fibre: effect of fibre loading, alkali treatment, bonding and vulcanizing systems, Materials Today Communications, 20, 100555, 2019.
    25. Rijin K.K., Sagitha P., Amitha G.S., Suni Vasudevan, A. Sujith, 4,4-Fluoresceinoxy bispthalonitrile (FPN) incorporated polycaprolactone electrospun membranes: A portable sensor strip for detection of Fe3+ ions, Journal of Material Science, 54(20), 13433, 2019.
    26. K.M. Muhammed Ismayil, O. Manaf, A. Sujith, Rosy Antony, Polymer Thin films for chromatographic separation of plant pgments, Material Letters, 252, 321, 2019
    27. Suja P. Sundaran, A. Sujith, Multifunctional graphene oxide loaded nanofibrous membarne for removal of dyes and coliform from water, Journal of environmental management, 240, 494, 2019
    28. Sagitha P, Reshmi C.R, A. Sujith, In-vitro evaluation on drug release kinetics and antibacterial activity of dextran modified polyurethane fibrous membrane, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 126, 717, 2019.
    29. Kaladi Chondath, Subin; Rahman Poolakkandy, Rasha; Kottayintavida, Roshima; Thekkangil, Aswani; Gopalan, Nishanth; Tharamel Vasu, Suchithra; Athiyanathil, Sujith; Menamparambath, Mini Mol, Water-Chloroform Interface Assisted Microstructure Tuning of Polypyrrole-Silver Sheets, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11 (1), 1723, 2019.
    30. Manaf O, A. Sujith, Effect of EVA Additive on Mechanical Properties of Maleic anhydride Grafted ABS for Coating Applications, Journal of Vinyl & Additive Technology, 25 (3), 287, 2018.
    31. Reshmi  C R, Suja  P Sundaran, Subija  T, Sujith Athiyanathil, Nano in Micro" Architecture Composite Membranes for Controlled Drug Delivery, Applied Clay Sciences, 166, 262, 2018.
    32. Sagitha P, Reshmi C.R., Suja P. Sundaran, A. Sujith, Recent Advances in Post-modification Strategies of Polymeric Electrospun Membranes, European Polymer Journal, 105, 227, 2018.
    33. Suja P. Sundaran, Reshmi C.R., A. Sujith, Tailored designing of Polyurethane based fouling-tolerant nanofibrous membrane for water treatment, New Journal of Chemistry, 42, 1958, 2018.
    34. Reshmi C.R., Manaf O., Suja P. Sundaran, A. Sujith, Nanochitosan Enriched Electrospun Wound Dressing Membranes: A Fine Tuning of Hemocompatibility and Curcumin Release Profile,  International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 108, 1261, 2018
    35. S.Divia, A. Sujith, C. Rajesh, Cure characteristics, mechanical properties and swelling behaviour of biocomposites from waste chicken feather fibre and acrylonitrile butadiene rubber, Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 26 (7), 2720, 2017.
    36. O. Manaf, Sheeja, A. Jowhar, A. Sujith, Effect of unsaturation on physicochemical properties of maleic anhydride grafted acrylonitrile butadiene styrene terpolymer, Journal of Elastomers and Plastics, 50(6), 520, 2017.
    37. Sheeja, Manaf, Juraij, A. Sujith, Polyethylene-g-Starch Nanoparticle Biocomposites: Physico-Chemical Properties and Biodegradation Studies, Polymer Composites, 39, E426, 2018
    38. Suja P Sundaran, Reshmi C.R., Sagitha P, A. Sujith, Electrospun nanofibrous membranes for water purification, Polymer Reviews, 57 (3), 467, 2017
    39. Sheeja, O. Manaf, A. Sujith, Maleic anhydride-g-low density polyethylene: modification of LDPE molecular structure by gamma-irradiation, American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conference Series, P.Predeep & A. Sujith (Eds.), 1849, 020040, 2017
    40. Roy K.J., A. Sujith, Polymer thermoresponsive gate membranes, MOJ Polymer Science1(2), 00008, 2017
    41. C.R. Reshmi, Suja P.S., Juraij K., A. Sujith, Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Polycaprolactone/Beeswax Electrospun Membranes for High-Efficiency Oil/Water Separation, RSC Advances, 7, 2092, 2017.
    42. K.J. Roy, T.V. Anjali, A. Sujith, Asymmetric membranes based on poly(vinyl chloride): Effect of molecular weight of additive and solvent power on the morphology and performance, Journal of Material Science, 52 (10), 5708, 2017
    43. Ummu Habeeba, C.R. Reshmi, A. Sujith, Chitosan immobilized cotton fibres for antibacterial textile materials, Polymers from Renewable Resources, 8 (2), 61, 2017
    44. K.J. Roy, T.V. Anjali, A. Sujith, Poly(vinyl chloride) asymmetric membrane modified with Poly(ethylene glycol): Effect of additive concentration on the morphology and performance., Polymer Plastic Technology & Engineering, 56 (9), 1017, 2017
    45. C.R. Reshmi, Tara Menon, Anupama Binoy, Nandita Mishra, K.K. Elias, A. Sujith, Towards bioactive Poly (L-Lactide-co-caprolactone)/collagen electrospun membranes: wound dressing and controlled drug delivery, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials , 66(13), 645, 2017.
    46. N. Riyasudheen, A. Sujith, Thermoresponsive Poly (ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) based asymmetric membranes, RSC Advances6, 114276-114285, 2016
    47. S. Chandran, P. Asokan, R. Varma, A. Sujith, The Real Time Optical Transmittance of Swollen Heterogeneous Natural Rubber/Poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) Blends, Journal of Polymer Engineering, 37,(3), 307, 2016.
    48. Abdulaziz Anas, Saliha Sageer, Chekidhenkuzhiyil Jasmin, Vijitha Vijayan, Pratheesh Pavanan, Athiyanathil Sujith, Shanta Nair, Unicellular cyanobacteria Synechocystis accommodate heterotrophic bacteria with varied enzymatic and metal resistance properties, Journal of Basic Microbiology, 56 (8), 845, 2016.
    49. A. Sujith, N. Riyasudheen, B. Ganesh, Biocompatible Polymer Membranes: Fabrication Techniques and Performance, In: Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials, Munmaya Mishra (Ed.), Taylor and Francis: New York, Published online: 26 Jan 2016; 574-584
    50. M. Sunil Kumar, A.A. Ummu Habeeba, P.P. Prejina, A. Sujith, Chitosan Nanoparticles: A. Systematic Study Based on Degree of Deacetylation and Molecular Weight, Polymers From Renewable Resources, 5(4), 167, 2014.
    51. A. Sujith, A. Shebi, P. Sudheesh, M. Sunil Kumar, K. Chandrasekharan, 'Natural Dye Doped Poly (methyl methacrylate) Micro-Particles for Nonlinear Optics', IEEE Micro & Nano Letters, 9(9), 566, 2014.
    52. M. Sunil Kumar, A.K. Abdul Gafoor, Abdul Aziz Anas, A.P. Haseena, A. Sujith, Dielectric Properties: a gateway to antibacterial assay-a case study of low-density polyethylene/chitosan films, Nature Polymer Journal, 46, 422, 2014.
    53. N. Riyasudheen, manu Jose paul, A. Sujith, Effect of poly(vinyl pyrolidone) on antifouling of asymmetric poly(ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) membranes, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 37(6), 1021, 2014.
    54. C. Sangeetha, G. Unnikrishnan, A. Sujith, S. Thomas, T. Fransis, Cellulose nano-particles from Pandanus: viscometric and crystallographic studies, Cellulose, 20, 429, 2013.
    55. Satheesh Chandran, P. Ashok, P. Anin, A. Sujith, Ravi Varma, Accurate real time optical transmission study of vulcanized poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) in aromatic solvent, American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceedings, 1536, 861, 2013
    56. M. Sunil Kumar, Tania Fransis, Eby Thomas thachil, A. Sujith, Low density polyethylene-chitosan composites: A study based on biodegradation, Chemical Engineering Journal, 114, 204 (2012)
    57. N. Riyasudheen, P. Binsy, K. K. Aswini, Janisha Jayadevan, Sujith Athiyanathil, Bovine Serum Albumin Immobilized-Polyvinyl Alcohol Membranes: A Study Based on Sorption, Dye Release and Protein Adsorption, Polymer Plastics Technology & Engineering, 51, 1, 2012.
    58. C.P. Mohammed Kutty, M. Jafar, M. Sunil Kumar, A. Sujith, G. Unnikrishnan, Organic vapour permeation through membranes based on ethylene propylene diene monomer and polyvinyl chloride, Journal of Elastomers & Plastics2012 (doi: 10.1177/0095244311429737)
    59. N. Riyasudheen, A. Sujith, Formation behaviour and performance studies of poly(ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol)/poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) blend membranes prepared by non solvent induced phase inversion method, Desalination294, 17 (2012)
    60. C.P. Muhammed kutty, Jafar M, Sunilkumar M., Sujith A.,Interactions of some liquid fuels with EPDM/PVC system, IOSR Journal of Applied Chemistry , 3 (1), 23, 2012.
    61. Renu Jose, A. Sujith, P. Predeep, Effect of Concentration and humidity on the formation of porous polymer films using styrene butadiene copolymer, American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceedings, P. Predeep, Mrinal Takur, Ravi Varma (Eds.) 1391, 808 (2011)
    62. Prajitha Kumari, C.K. Radhakrishnan, G. Unnikrishnan, Soney Varghese, A. Sujith, Natural Rubber/Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber Blend Membranes: Vapor Permeation Properties, Journal of Chemical Engineering and Technology, 33, 97 (2010)
    63. Kitahama, Y., Hossain, M. K., Ozaki, Y., Itoh, T., Sujith, A. and Han, X. (2010) Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Imaging: Application and Experimental Approach by Far-Field with Conventional Setup, in Raman, Infrared, and Near-Infrared Chemical Imaging (eds S. Šašić and Y. Ozaki), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470768150.ch15
    64. A. Sujith, T. Itoh, H. Abe, K. Yoshida, M. Kiran, V. Biju, M. Ishikawa, Imaging of the Cell Wall of a Single Living Yeast Cell by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 394, 1803 (2009)
    65. T. Itoh, A. Sujith, Y. Ozaki, Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy Part I: Examination of Electromagnetic Mechanism, Part II: Biomedical Applications, In Frontiers of Molecular Spectroscopy, J. Laane (Ed.), Elsevier (2009), ch 10, P. 289 
    66. A. Sujith, T. Itoh, H. Abe, A. Anas, K. Yoshida, V. Biju and M. Ishikawa, Surface enhanced Raman scattering analyses of individual silver nanoaggregates on living single yeast cell wall, Applied Physics Letters, 92,103901 (2008)
    67. V. Biju, T. Itoh, A. Anas, A. Sujith, M. Ishikawa, Semiconductor Quantum Dots and Metal Nanoparticles: Syntheses, Optical Properties, and Biological Applications, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 391, 2469 (2008)
    68. C. K. Radhakrishnan, Prajitha Kumari, A. Sujith and G. Unnikrishnan, Dynamic mechanical properties of styrene butadiene rubber and poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blends, Journal of Polymer Research, 15, 161 (2008)
    69. S. Anusree, A. Sujith, C.K. Radhakrishnan and G. Unnikrishnan, Organic vapour permeation through natural rubber/poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blend membranes, Polymer Engineering & Science, 48, 198 (2008)
    70. A. Sujith, G. Unnikrishnan and C.K. Radhakrishnan, Sorption and mechanical properties of nitrile rubber compatibilized natural rubber/ poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blends, Journal of Elastomers and Plastics, 40, 17 (2008)
    71. A. Sujith and G. Unnikrishnan, Investigation on the interaction of silica and carbon black fillers with natural rubber/poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blend matrix by swelling studies, Polymer Composites, 28, 705 (2007)
    72. C.K. Radhakrishnan, A. Sujith and G. Unnikrishnan, Thermal behaviour of styrene butadiene rubber/poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blends: TG and DSC analysis, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry90, 1388 (2007)
    73. C.K. Radhakrishnan, A. Sujith and G. Unnikrishnan, Compatibilization of heterogeneous styrene butadiene rubber/poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blends. Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology, 23, 83 (2007)
    74. M. Padmini, C. K. Radhakrishnan, A. Sujith, G. Unnikrishnan and E. Purushothaman, Molecular transport of aliphatic hydrocarbons through styrene butadiene rubber/ethylene vinyl acetate blends, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 101, 2884 (2006)
    75. A. Sujith and G. Unnikrishnan, Molecular sorption by heterogeneous natural rubber/poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blend systems, Journal of Polymer Research13, 171 (2006)
    76. M. Padmini, C. K. Radhakrishnan, A. Sujith, G. Unnikrishnan and E. Purushothaman, Transport and mechanical properties of styrene butadiene rubber and ethylene vinyl acetate blends, Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology22, 89 (2006)
    77. K. Habeeb Rahiman, G. Unnikrishnan, A. Sujith and C.K. Radhakrishnan, Cure characteristics and mechanical properties of styrene butadiene rubber/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends, Materials Letters59, 633 (2005)
    78. A. Sujith and G. Unnikrishnan, Barrier properties of natural rubber/ethylene vinyl acetate/carbon black composites, Journal of Materials Science40, 4625 (2005)
    79. C.K. Radhakrishnan, B. Ganesh, A. Sujith, G. Unnikrishnan and Sabu Thomas, Sorption of aromatic liquids to styrene butadiene rubber and poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blends, Polymers and Polymer Composites, 13(4), 335 (2005)
    80. C.K. Radhakrishnan, A. Sujith, G. Unnikrishnan and Sabu Thomas, Effects of blend ratio and crosslinking systems on the curing behavior, morphology, and mechanical properties of styrene butadiene rubber and poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) blends, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 94, 827 (2004).
    81. A. Sujith, C.K. Radhakrishnan, G. Unnikrishnan and Sabu Thomas, Mass transfer characteristics of natural rubber/ethylene vinyl acetate blends, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 90, 2691 (2003)


    1. Salabhachirakukalkku Parayanullathu, Mathrubhumi Publishers, 2022. (

    2. Let there be Light: Reflections of a Congress on Light, P. Predeep and A. Sujith (Editors), Americal Institute of       Physics Proceedings, Volume 1849, ISBN: 9780735415218, 2017.

    3. Towards Green Plastic Pakaging systems, A. Sujith, Lambert Publications, Germany 2016

    4. Light and interaction with matter, P. Predeep and A. Sujith, Americal Institute of  Physics Proceedings, Volume 1620, ISBN: 9780735412576, 2014.


    Selected Conference Papers

    • A. Sujith, N. Riyasudheen, Thermoresponsive biocompatible membranes based on poly(ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) for biomolecule separations, 8th International conference on materials science and technology, MSAT, December 15-16, Swissotel Le Concorde, Bangkok, Thailand. (2014) 

    • A. Sujith, T.Itoh, H. Abe, K. Yoshida, V. Biju and M. Ishikawa, Surface enhanced Raman spectra of single living yeast cell wall, The 2nd International Workshop on Approaches to Single-Cell Analysis, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, September 6–7, 2007

    • K. Yoshida, T. Itoh, A. Sujith, V. Biju, M. Ishikawa and Y. Ozaki, Plasmon dependence on coupling efficiency of fluorescence plus Raman scattering from single Ag nanoaggregates, 1st Bunshi Kagaku Touronkai, 17th -20th Sep 2007 (Tohoku University, Japan)

    • A. Sujith and G. Unnikrishnan, Interaction of industrial liquids with natural rubber/ethylene vinyl acetate blends, Regional Conference for Young Chemists, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, April 13-14, 2004

    Materials Research Laboratory


    • Electrospinning Machine (fabrication of polymer nanofibrous mats)

    • Goniometer (for contact angle measurement)

    • Digital Source Meter (conductivity of films)

    • Optical mocroscope

    • Internal Mixer (Polymer melt mixing)

    • Hydrulic press (Polymer moulding)

    • Tip ultrasound sonicator 

    • Laminar air flow, autoclave, incubator (microbial studies)

    • Vacuum oven 

    • Ultrafilteration stirred cell (membrane efficiency)

    • Temperature sensitive magnetic stirrer

    • centrifuge (6000 RPM)


    PhD Students Details

    PhD awarded: 10,  Ongoing: 6

    1. M. Sunil Kumar : Polyethylene-Chitosan Composites (awarded)

    2. N. Riyasudheen : Poly (ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) asymmetric membranes (awarded)

    3. Sheeja [full time]: Polyethylene-starch composites (awarded)

    4. Reshmi C [full time]: Electrospun caprolactum based membranes (awarded)

    5. Roy K.J.[part time]: Poly vinyl chloride based membranes (awarded)

    6. Manoj Kumar [part time]: Ethylene vinyl acetate based biocomposites (awarded)

    7. Manaf [Full time]: Biocomposites for antimicrobial applications (awarded)

    8. Sagitha P. [Full time]: Polymer nanofibres (awarded)

    9. Suja P. Sundaran [Full time]: Polymer nanofibres (awarded)

    10. Tesi Thomas[part time]: Antioxidants in food packaging systems (Awarded)

    • Saeed P.A. [Full Time]: Conducting transparent polymers

    • Smitha M: Polymer membranes

    • Anjali P: Electrospun membranes

    • Ardra K: Polymer Gels

    • Juraij K: Polymer conductive electrospun membranes

    • Maria Mathew: Smart food packaging systems


    1. Best Young Teacher Award, NIT Calicut, 2010

    2. Most Citation award by Springer, Review paper in Analytical and bioanalytical Chemistry


    1. Secretary, Technology Business Incubator, NIT Calicut (2022 onwards)

    2. Head, Department of Chemistry, NIT Calicut (2020 - 2022)

    3. Governing Body Member, Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD), Govt. of Kerala. [2017 onwards]

    4. Faculty in Charge, ISTE, NIT Calicut Chapter [2017 onwards]

    5. Associate Dean (Research and Consultancy) [2015-2017]

    6. Programme Coordinator, Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan, MHRD [2015 onwards]

    7. Programme Officer, National Service Scheme (NSS) [2014-2017]

    8. Central Library advisory committee member (2014-15)

    9. Guest Faculty, NIT Sikkim (2011 April-June)

    10. Programme Coordinator, National Service Scheme, NITC Cell (2008-2014)

    11. Member, UG Admission Committee (2008-2009)

    Courses & Events

    • Six days entrepreneurship development programme on 'Biocomposites from rubber and plastics' 6th- 11th February 2023.

    • Two day Science Camp-CHRYSALIS, Distric Panchayath Kozhikode and RAA NIT Calicut, 22-23 December 2018 [Coordinator]

    • TEQIP-III Faculty Development Programme 'Functional Materials & Devices' 10-15 September 2018. [Coordinator]

    • Workshop on patent and IPR, NITC and KSCSTE, March 6-7, 2017 [Coordinator]

    • Scientific painting competition, National Science Day-17, RAA programme, February 28, 2017 [Coordinator]

    • Drishti 17, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) convention, NIT Calicut, February 10-11, 2017 [Faculty in Charge]

    • Optics 17, A conference on Light, NIT Calicut, January 9-11, 2017 [Coordinator)

    • Tathva 2016, NIT Calicut [Coordinator]

    • TEQIP-II National Seminar on ' Advances in Biomedical Science & Engineering', NIT Calicut, October 17-18, 2016 [Coordinator].

    • High School Student Science Project Programme for Innovation Hub, Regional Science Centre Planetorium, Kozhikode, Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan, NIT Calicut, September 17-19, 2016 [Coordinator]

    • Teachers Training Camp, Royal Society of Chemistry, Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan, NIT Calicut, 15-16 July 2016. [Coordinator]

    • Salters' Chemistry Camp, Royal Society of Chemistry, NIT Calicut, 26-28th April 2016 [Coordinator]

    • National Science Day 2016, Painting competetion and seminar, supported by KSCSTE, 15th February 2016 [Coordinator]

    • Polymer Processing: Macro to Micro/Nano scal, a self financing workshop, 27th November 2015. [Coordinator] 

    • Students Innovators Meet, as part of Swasraya Bharat Mission-2015, 20th October 2015, Kozhikode [Member of Organizing Committee]

    • Seminar on 'Atomic Energy Applications in Civilian Life-India's Capabilities, as part of Swasraya Bharat Mission-2015, NIT Calicut, 19 September 2015 [Convener]

    • International Conference on light, Optics-14, NIT Calicut, 19-21 March 2014 [Coordinator]

    • Chemistry Exhibition for students, Chem Ex-2013, NIT Calicut, [Coordinator]

    • FDP on ‘Unconventional Electronics and Photonics’, NIT Calicut, 11-24 April 2009 [Coordinator]

    • FDP on Materials: Present & Future Perspectives, NIT Calicut, 12-16 December, 2011[Coordinator]

    • INSPIRE, Winter Science Camp for plus one students, NIT Calicut, 20-24 December, 2011 [Joint Coordinator]

    • INSPIRE, Winter Science Camp for plus one students, NIT Calicut, 20-24 December, 2011 [Organizer]


    • Society of Polymer Science, India

    • Junior Chamber International (JCI), India

    List of Sponsored Projects

    Sl. No.

    Grant agency

    Title of the project and Reference number


    Amound in laks Rs



    Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)


    Synthesis and grafting of thermo responsive hydrogels on nano porous polymer membranes by electron beam irradiation for implantable drug delivery  systems


    3 years

    16, 10,650/-




    National Institute of Technology Calicut (Faculty Research


    Investigation on transport characteristics of poly (ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol)/ biomaterials blend membranes 

    3 years

    5, 00000/-



    Department of Science & Technology, Fast Track Scheme

    Biodegradability enhancement of low density polyethylene using biopolymer nanoparticles 

    3 years




    Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment

    Low density polyethylene/nanochitosan biodegradable films for food packaging applications

    2 years

    11, 60, 000/-



    Council for Scientific and Industrial Resaerch

    Poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/Poly (methyl methacrylate) Core-Shell Nanospheres for the Fabrication of Transparent and Conductive Thin Films


    3 years



    Ph.D Advised: 9

    • M. Sunil Kumar             : Polyethylene-Chitosan Composites 

    • N. Riyasudheen             : Poly (ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) asymmetric membranes 

    • Sheeja                            : Polyethylene-starch composites 

    • Reshmi C                      : Electrospun caprolactum based membranes 

    • Roy K.J.                       : Poly vinyl chloride based membranes 

    • Suja P Sundaran          : Polyurethane based Electrospun membranes

    • Manaf O.                     : ABS/ZnO Nanocomposites

    • Sagitha P. [Full time]  : Polymer nanofibres

    • Manoj Kumar [part time]: Ethylene vinyl acetate based biocomposites

    Ph.D Ongoing: 6

    • Juraij K. [full time] : Polymer nanofibres

    • Anjali P.D. [full time]: polymer nanofibers for biochemical sensing

    • Tesi Thomas[part time]: Antioxidants in food packaging systems

    • Saeed P.A. [Part Time]: Conducting transparent polymers

    • Smitha [part time]: porous membranes

    • Saharuba [external]: rice husk value addition

    Invited Talks

    • Talk on 'Learn from nature' Sasthrajalakam-Sasthrajalakam 2018, Three days camp for school students, sponsored by State Institute of Education Technology (SIET) and PSMO College, Thirurangadi, Kerala, 23-25 November 2018. 

    • Talk on 'Spring Season of Chemistry' Endeavour-2020, HSS Ramanattukara, Kerala, 26 November 2018. 

    • A talk on 'Superhydrophobic surfaces', National Seminar on Recent trends in Chemistry, on 13-14th November 2018, Govt. College, Kattappana, Kerala

    • A talk on 'Superhydrophobic surfaces' Two day seminar on Recent Advances in Chemistry, on 15-16th November 2018. Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala

    • Faculty Development Programme, Department of Chemical Engineering, talk on 'Beat the plastic pollusion: Rise of biocomposites', 4th July 2018 at NIT Calicut.

    • A talk on 'The spring season of Chemistry' at PSMO College, Tirurangadi on 8-03-2018.

    • Key note address in Two day national seminar on Green Approach to Chemistry Research (GACR-18), 27th February 2018 at MAMO College, Mukkam.

    • Faculty Development Programme, School of Nanoscience & Technology, talk on 'Polymer bionanocomposites: new approaches', 28th July 2016 at NIT Calicut.

    • Environment day celebration talk on 'Learn from nature', organized by Al-Haramain English School, Edakkad, Calicut  (Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan Programme) on 6-06-2016.

    • Gathering of Science Teachers, COLLAB, Organized by District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), Kozhikode on 10-05-2016.  

    • Faculty Development Programme on ‘Green Nanotechnology in Materials Engineering and Energy Applications’ organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Adoor, Kerala on 19-12-2015.

    • National Seminar on New Materials in Chemistry, organized by Department of Chemistry, University of Calicut, Malappuram, Kerala on 30-31st January 2015.

    • National Conference on ‘Emerging Methods in Nanotechnology, organized by Department of Chemistry, Pazhassi Raja NSS College, Mattannur, Kannur on 17-18th September 2015.

    • World Food Day Seminar organized by Kerala Commissionerate of Food Safety, Govt. of Kerala at Thiruvanathapuram on 16-10-2015.

    • World Food Day Seminar organized by Kerala Commissionerate of Food Safety, Govt. of Kerala at Thiruvanathapuram on 16-10-2014.

    • National Seminar on Nanostructured Materials organized by NSS Hindu College Changanassery, Kerala on 12-13th August 2014.

    • Training Programme for Dry rubber based industries, Malappuram Institute of Entrepreneurial Development, CFSC Manjeri on 8-10-2013.

    • Training Programme for Testing of Rubber Products, Malappuram Institute of Entrepreneurial Development, CFSC Manjeri on 24-02-2009.

    • National Seminar on New Frontiers in Material Science organized by Department of Chemistry, Pazhassi Raja NSS College, Mattannur, Kannur on 13-14th November 2008.

    • Seminar organized by Department of Chemistry, Mar Thoma College, Chungathara, Malappuram on 5-12-2008. 

    • Lecture at Government Arts & Science College, Calicut on 04-12-2008.

    Research Interests

    • Biocomposites

    • Electrospun membranes

    • Polymer Membranes

    • Packaging Mateials

    • Polymer nanocomposites

    • Biomaterials

    • Raman Spectroscopy