Dr. V. M. Biju

vmbiju@nitt.edu

                                            

 

Qualification

  M.Sc., Ph.D.

Specialization

Analytical Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Electrochemical sensors

  • Ionic liquids

  • Ion/molecular imprinting Technology

  • Solid phase extraction

  • Synthesis of novel sorbents for environmentally hazardous materials

Academic Proficiency

  • Ph.D. (Chemistry), [2002 – 2006] National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST), CSIR, Trivandrum (Kerala University), Kerala, India.

  • M.Sc. (Analytical Chemistry), [1997] Bishop Moore College (affiliated to Kerala University), Trivandrum, India.

  • B.Ed. (Physical Science), [1995] Teacher Education centre (affiliated to Kerala University), Trivandrum, India.

  • B.Sc.(Chemistry),[1994]  Mar Ivanios College (affiliated to Kerala University), Trivandrum, India.

Experience:

  • Associate Professor (March 2018 - till date)

  Department of Chemistry

  National Institute of Technology

  Tiruchirappalli

  India

 

  • Assistant Professor (April 2006 – March 2018)

  Department of Chemistry

  National Institute of Technology

  Tiruchirappalli

  India

 

  • Project Associate (August 2005 – April 2006)

  Inorganic Chemistry Section

  NIIST, CSIR, Trivandrum,

India

 

  • Senior Research Fellow-CSIR (January 2002 – January 2005)

  Inorganic Chemistry Section

  NIIST, CSIR, Trivandrum,

  India

  • Junior Project Fellow (December 1998 – December 2001)

  Inorganic Materials Group

  NIIST, CSIR, Trivandrum

  India

Responsibilities and accomplishments:

  • Acted as NCC caretaker in NITT

  • Acted as an NSS programme officer in NITT

  • Acted as a Sports Convener in NITT.

Ph.D. Programmes guided

Guided (4) and Co-guided (1) students

Ongoing Ph.D. Programmes guided

Ongoing Ph.D. students (7)

M.Sc. Projects guided

Guided (34), ongoing students (3)

Awards and honours:

  • Senior Research Fellowship (2002) from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, New Delhi.

  • Contributed as co-author in “ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANALYTICAL SCIENCE” for an article “SPECTROPHOTOMETRY: ORGANIC COMPOUNDS”, Prof.Paul J. Worsfold, Prof. Alan Townshend and Prof. Colin F. Poole, Elsevier, oxford, second edition, Vol. 8 (2005) pp. 358-365.

Recent 5 publications:

  • Determination of Ondansetron by Spectrofluorimetry: Application to Forced Degradation Study, Pharmaceuticals and Human Plasma, S. Naga Gayatri, V. M. Biju and A.M. Starvin, Journal of Fluorescence, 29 (2019) 203-209.

 

  • Chemosensing, molecular docking and antioxidant studies of 8-aminoquinoline appended acylthiourea derivatives" A. Kalaiyarasi, J. Haribabu, D.Gayatri, K.Gomathi, N.S.P, Bhuvanesh, R. Karvembu, V.M.Biju, Journal of Molecular Structure, 1185 (2019) 450-460.

 

  • Seawater based mesoporous geopolymer as a sorbent for the removal and recovery of methylene blue from wastewater, M. Padmapriya, S.T. Ramesh and V.M. Biju, Desalination and Water Treatment, 138 (2019) 313–325.

 

  • Selective electrochemical detection of dopamine based on molecularly imprinted poly(5-amino 8-hydroxy quinoline) immobilized reduced graphene oxide, Vinu Mohan A. M., Aswini K.K., and V. M. Biju, Journal of Materials Science, 53 (2018) 10627–10639.

 

  • A micelle enhanced spectrofluorimetric determination of pirfenidone: Application to content uniformity testing and human urine, S. Naga Gayatri and V. M. Biju, Journal of Fluorescence, 28 (2018) 951-957.

 

Membership in professional societies:

  • Life member in Indian society for Electroanalytical Chemistry (ISEAC), BARC, Mumbai, India.

  • Life member in Electrochemical Society of India (ECSI), IISc, Bengaluru, India

Contact address:

Dr. V.M. Biju

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

National Institute of Technology

Trichy-620 015

India

Phone: +91-431-2503638(O); +91-9443843076(M)

E-mail: vmbiju@nitt.edu

           bijuvm12@gmail.com

 

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