Dr. Arunbabu Dhamodaran

Qualification : Ph.D. (University of Hyderabad)

Details of Educational Qualification:

Course Specialization Group College Name/University Year of Passing
Post-Doctoral Fellow Polymer Chemistry Chemistry and Biochemistry Concordia University, Montreal, Canada 2015
Post-Doctoral Fellow Polymer Chemistry Chemistry McGill University, Montreal, Canada 2014
Post-Doctoral Fellow Polymer Chemistry Chemical Engineering University of Waterloo, Canada 2012
Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry Chemistry University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 2010
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry Physical Chemistry University of Madras, Chennai 2004
B.Sc. Chemistry Chemistry Muthurangam Govt. Arts. College, Vellore/University of Madras 2002



Research Projects

S.No Name of the Faculty Title of the Project Sanctioning Authority Sanctioned Amount Duration of the Project
1 Dr. D. Arunbabu Stimuli Responsive Nanocomposite Polymer Hydrogels for the Fabrication of Desalination bags for Forward Osmosis Desalination Ref: DSF Contract ID: 09/2018). DSF Project ID: IN-2018-018 Rs.12,00,000/- 1 Year
2 Dr. K. Seeni Meera (PI) & Dr. D. Arunbabu (Co-PI) Reclamation of Tomato Plant Waste into Eco-Friendly and Commercially Viable Paper Products DST-SEED: Scheme for Young Scientists & Technologists (SYST), New Delhi Rs.28,81,503/- 3 Years



My Publications

S.No Title of the Paper Full Details of Journal Name / Conference Name, Volume number, page number, Date
1 Thermoreversible Gelation of Polybenzimidazole in Phosphoric Acid, Arindam Sannigrahi Macromol. Rapid. Commun. 2006, 27, 1962-1967
2 Aggregation Behavior of Polybenzimidazole in Aprotic Polar Solvent, Arindam Sannigrahi Macromolecules. 2007, 40, 2844-2851
3 Tuning the Molecular Properties of Polybenzimidazole by Copolymerization, Arindam Sannigrahi J. Phys. Chem. B. 2007, 111, 12124-12132
4 Tuning the Particle Size and Charge Density of Cross linked Polystyrene Particles J. App. Polym. Sci. 2008, 108, 2718-2725.
5 Blends of Polybenzimidazole and Poly (vinylidene fluoride) for Use in Fuel Cell J. Phys. Chem. B 2008, 112, 5305-5310.
6 Emulsion copolymerization of styrene and sodium styrene sulphonate: Kinetics investigation, Determination of monomer reactivity ratios and co-polymer properties. Polym. Int. 2008, 58, 88–96.
7 Synthesis of Crosslinked Poly (styrene-codivinylbenzene-co-Sulfopropyl methacrylate) Nanoparticles by Emulsion Polymerization: Tuning the Particle Size and the Surface Charge Density Bull. Mater. Sci. 2009, 32, 633-641.
8 Formation of core (polystyrene)–shell (polybenzimidazole) nanoparticles using sulfonated polystyrene as template J. Colloid and Interface Sci. 2010, 351, 374–383.
9 Photonic Crystal Hydrogel Material for the Sensing of Toxic Mercury Ion (Hg+2) in Water Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 2592-2599.
10 Emulsion Copolymerization of Styrene: Effect of Ionic Comonomer Structure J. Colloid and interface Sci. 2011, 361, 534-542.
11 Biomimetic Modification of Polymeric Surfaces: A Promising Pathway for Tuning of Wetting and Adhesion. Macromol. Mat. Eng. 2012, 297, 743-760.
12 Biomimetic fabrication of biocompatible and biodegradable core-shell polystyrene/biosurfactant bionanocomposites for protein drug release. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 2013,88, 1551-1560.
13 P(AAc-co-MBA) Hydrogel Films: Adhesive and Mechanical Properties in Aqueous Medium. J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117, 441-449.
14 Polymers, Adhesion, and Paper Materials in Polymer Adhesion, Friction and Lubrication (Hongbo Zeng Ed.,) Chapter 12, 501-543, John Wiley and Sons Inc.,
15 Recent Strategies to Develop Self-Healable Crosslinked Polymer Networks, Soyoung An Chem. Comm. 2015, 51, 13058-13070.
16 Synthesis of Charged Crosslinked Polystyrene Colloidal Particles and its application in the Generation of Mercury(Hg2+) Sensor in Poly 2008 International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Technology, during January 28-31, 2008, at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India.
17 Emulsion Copolymerization of Styrene and Sodium Styrene Sulfonate: Kinetics, Monomer Reactivity Ratios and Copolymer Properties 5th annual in-house symposium CHEMFEST 2008 at School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.
18 Smart enzymatic biosensor for the sensing and determination of Mercury (Hg2+) 7th annual in-house symposium CHEMFEST 2010 at School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.
19 “Polystyrene Nanoparticles Embedded Poly(AAc-co-MBA) Hydrogels as Nanocomposite Bioadhesives Presented at Nano-Ontario 2012, held at University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.
20 Chapter Seven - Armored Urease: Enzyme-Bioconjugated Poly(acrylamide) Hydrogel as a Storage and Sensing Platform Methods in Enzymology, 2017, 590, 143-167



Conferences & Workshops attended

  • Participated in “Academia Day-Part of “3Dverve 2019”- An Annual Technical Conference of Dassault Systemes Foundation and Dassault Systemes” at Dassault Systemes, India R&D (Auditorium), Hinjewadi Phase 1, Pune on 21 February 2019.