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Dr. P.M. Sabura Begum

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Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry
Dept. of Applied Chemistry
CUSAT 682022
pmsabura (at) cusat.ac.in

Phone: 0484 2577539 (Res)
Mobile: 09995071968

Profile

Educational Background

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology, Ph.D with Net qualification (2010)
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology, M.Phil (1991) First Class
  • M.E.S. Kalladi College M.Sc. ( 1990 ) First Class, University IVth rank
  • Holy Cross College, Tiruchirappalli, B.Sc. ( 1988) First class

Employment

  • Associate Professor, CUSAT, 2010 -
  • Lecturer, CUSAT , 2001-2009
  • Lecturer, M.E.S. College Mampad , (University of Calicut) (1994- 2000)

Area of research

The research involved here is multidisciplinary and involves the design, synthesis and characterization of heterocyclic compounds and polymer nanocomposites.

Membership in Professional and Academic Bodies

  • Member, Board of Studies in Polymer Science, University of Calicut
  • Member, Board of Studies in Applied Chemistry, CUSAT
  • Executive member CUSAT Women’s Welfare Organization
  • Member, Academic Committee, CUSAT

Research Guidance

  • M. Phil. : Completed - 5; Ongoing -1
  • Ph. D. : Ongoing - 5
  • Ph. D. Completed - 1
  1. Development of epoxy nanocomposites; Thermal, mechanical, adhesive and microwave properties ;- Bindu Sharmila T. K, 2015

Research Projects 

  • UGC-SAP (Deputy Coordinator): 132 Lakhs

Research Publications

  1. Preparation of nano zinc oxide, its characterization and use in natural rubber, Begum, S.P.M.; Joseph, R.; Yusuff, K.K.M., Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology, 2008, vol.2(2).
  2. Preparation and use of nano zinc oxide in neoprene rubber, Begum, S.P.M.; Joseph, R.; Yusuff, K. K. M., International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 2008, vol. 57, 1083-1094.
  3. Preparation of nano zinc oxide, its characterization and use in styrene butadiene rubber, Begum, S.P.M.; Joseph, R.; Yusuff, K.K.M., Journal of Rubber Research, 2011, vol. 14(2).
  4. Synthesis Characterization and Application of Rice Husk Nanosilica in Natural Rubber, Dominic, M.C.D.; Begum, S.P.M.; Joseph, R.; Aiswrya, E. P., Kumar, P., International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology,2013, Vol. 2, 1027–1035.
  5. Rice husk silica efficient biofiller in high density polyethylene, Dominic, M.C.D.; Begum, S.P.M.; Joseph, R.; Roslin, A.J., International Journal of Advanced Scientific and Technical Research, 2014, vol. 4(2). 561-569
  6. Fabrication of partially exfoliated and disordered intercalated Cloisite epoxy nanocomposites via in situ polymerization: Mechanical, dynamic mechanical, thermal and barrier properties. T.K Bindu Sharmila, E.P. Ayswarya, Beena T Abraham, P. M. Sabura Begum, EbyThomas Thachil, Applied Clay Science, 2014
  7. Microwave exfoliated reduced graphene oxide epoxy nanocomposites for high performance applications, Sharmila, B. T. K.; Nair, A.B.; Begum,S. P. M.; Thomas, E.T., Polymer , 55,3614-3627, 2014
  8. Mechanical, thermal and dielectric properties of hybrid composites of epoxy and reduced graphene oxide/iron oxide, T.K. Bindu Sharmila, Jolly V. Antony, M.P. Jayakrishnan, P.M. Sabura Begum, Eby Thomas Thachil , Materials and Design, 90 , 66–75, 2016.
  9. Studies On The Role Of Co-oxidant And Surfactant In Interfacial Polymerisation Of Polyaniline Nanofibers And Its Nonlinear Optical Limiting Applications. Divya P. R., P. M. Sabura Begum, Rani Joseph, Indu Sebastian, Advanced Materials Letters, 2016DOI: 10.5185/amlett.2016.6293
  10. Use of antioxidant-modified precipitated silica in natural rubber, P.M. Sabura Begum, 27 (4), 215, Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology, 2011.
International / Major Conferences
  1. Synthesis of Cellulose from Acacia Caesia and its characterisation and application, National Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry (CTriC 2014), CUSAT, 2014, Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum, Rani Joseph, Seena K. Thomas, Midhun Dominic C.D.
  2. A study of the mechanical properties of the composite formed using nano cellulose and NBR latex, National Seminar on Frontiers in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (FPSRT-2014); St.Paul’s College, Kalamassery, 2014, Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Seena K. Thomas, Midhun Dominic C.D., Jyotishkumar P.
  3. Extraction of nano cellulose from acacia caesia and the study of mechanical properties of the composite formed using nano cellulose and NBR latex, National Seminar on Characterization Techniques in Chemistry (2014), K.K.T.M. Govt. College, Pullut,2014,Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Rani Joseph, Seena K. Thomas , Midhun Dominic C.D. Jyothish Kumar P.
  4. Nanocomposites based on Epoxy Resin: Effect of high abrasion furnace fluffy Carbon black on the Mechanical and Adhesive properties, National seminar on “Recent Advances in Material Science RAMS 2014” organized by Department of Chemistry, SVR NSS College Vazhoor, Kottayam, 2014, Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila. T. K and Eby Thomas Thachil.
  5. Nitrile Butadiene Rubber – Clay nanocomposites : Studies on morphology, mechanical, thermal and barrier properties - National seminar on Frontiers in Polymer Science & Rubber Technology” – FPSRT 2014 , organized by Dept. of Chemistry, St. Pauls College, Kalamassery, Ernakulam, 2014, Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Rani Joseph and Bhavya Bhadran.
  6. Application of nanosilica in HDPE- National seminar on “current trends in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology” organized by the Dept. of Physics, KKTM Govt. College, Pullut , Kodungallur , 2014, Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Midhun Dominic C. D , Rani Joseph.
  7. Application of Rice husk in Thermoplastics - National seminar on current trends in material science organized by department of Physics Aquinas College, Edacochin, 2014, Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum, Midhun Dominic C.D , Rani Joseph
  8. Synthesis and characterization of epoxy/microwave exfoliated reduced graphene oxide (MERGO) nanocomposites - National seminar on “Current trends in chemistry” organised by the Department of Applied Chemistry Cochin University of Science and Technology, 2014, Co-Author(s): P.M.Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila. T. K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  9. Development of different types of graphene/epoxy nanocomposites : A comparative study ,National seminar on “Characterisation Techniques in Chemistry” organised by the Department of Chemistry, KKTM Govt.College, Pullut, Kodungallur ,2014, Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T. K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  10. Silane functionalized/Ethylenediamine Reduced Graphene: Synthesis, Characterization and Reinforcing Effect on ,National seminar on “New Frontiers in Chemical Research” organised by Department of Chemistry, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi, Kerala,2014, Co-Author(s): P.M.Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T.K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  11. Synthesis, Characterization and reinforcing effect of Hematite incorporated reduced graphene oxide on GY 250 epoxy resin, National seminar on “Stimulating concepts in Green Chemistry” organised by Department of Chemistry, SNM College, Malainkara, Ernakulam, 2014, Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T. K , Eby Thomas Thachil
  12. Fabrication of Hematite decorated reduced graphene oxide reinforced epoxy resin: Mechanical and dielectric properties,24th Swadeshi Science congress by Swadeshi Science Movement, Kerala and Tunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, Tirur, Malappuram, 2014, Co-Author(s):P.M.Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T.K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  13. Thermo-Mechanical properties of high abrasion furnace fluffy carbon black reinforced epoxy adhesives for high performance applications ,National seminar on “Advances in nanomaterials and polymers” organised by Department of Chemistry, Bharat Mata College, Thrikkakkara, Kochi,2014,Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T.K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  14. Synthesis, Spectral and EPR studies of Cu(II) Schiff base complexes of quinoxaline based ligands- International research conference on advanced techniques in chemistry” IRCACT-2014 ,2014,Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum; Sameeha A. P; K. K. Mohammed Yusuff
  15. Synthesis and characterization of polyaniline nanofiber-carbon black nanocomposite,International research conference on advanced techniques in chemistry” IRCACT-2014 Conducted by St. Albert’s college Ernakulum,2014,Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum, Divya P.R., Rani Joseph
  16. Fabrication of partially exfoliated and disordered intercalated cloisite epoxy nano composites via in-situ polymerization: Mechanical, dynamic mechanical, thermal and barrier properties, Applied Clay Science 102(1),220-230,2014,Co-Author(s): TKB Sharmila, EP Ayswarya, BT Abraham, P M Sabura Begum.
  17. Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Rice Husk Nanosilica in Natural Rubber, International Journal of Science, Environment ,2013,Co-Author(s): P.M Sabura Begum, Midhun Dominic C.D, Rani Joseph, Daisy Joseph, Prabith Kumar and Ayswarya E.P
  18. Reinforcing effect of nanoclay on epoxy resin, National seminar on “Biopolymers & Green composites-Emerging science and Technology”(BPGC 2013) organised by Centre for Biopolymer Science &Technology (CBPST)-A unit of CIPET, Kochi,2013,Co-Author(s):P. M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T.K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  19. Epoxy/graphene nanocomposites: Static and Dynamic mechanical properties, National seminar on “Materials and Characterization-Emerging trends” organised by the Department of Physics, KKTM Govt.College,Pullut,Kodungallur,2013,Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T.K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  20. A comparative study on the mechanical properties HDPE/rice huskNanoSiO2 with HDPE/commercial silica composites- National Conference on “Recent Trends in Materials Science and Technology” organized by Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram,2013,Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum Midhun Dominic C.D , Rani Joseph
  21. Synthesis, Characterisation and reinforcing effect of reduced graphene oxide on epoxy resin” ,International conference on “Advances in material science” (ICAMS 2013) organised by Post Graduate Department of Chemistry, Sree Sankara College, Kalady & Centre for nano science and Nanotechology, M.G University,2013,Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T.K, Eby Thomas Thachil, Manu.S
  22. Barrier properties of epoxy nanoclay composites, National seminar on “Advanced Polymers”, SCIENTIA -2012 organised by Department of Polymer Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi University College of Engineering,2012,Co-Author(s) :P. M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila.T.K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  23. Mechanical and adhesive properties of epoxy organonanoclay composites”,International conference on “Advanced Nano Materials”, ANM -2012 organised by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 2012, Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Bindu Sharmila T. K, Eby Thomas Thachil
  24. Antioxidant modification of silica- A novel method for incorporation and improvement of mechanical properties of NR, CR, and SBR- International Conference on Materials for the Future,2011,Co-Author(s): P.M. Sabura Begum Rani Joseph and K. K. Muhammed Yusuff
  25. Nanoclay – A potential biofiller for elastomers- National Seminar on “Modern Trends in Chemistry” – organized by Dept. of Chemistry, Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur, 2015. Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Bhavya Bhadran and Rani Joseph
  26. Effect of organoclay on the mechanical and transport properties of Nitrile rubber, National Conference on ‘Advanced Functional Materials’ , 2015 organized by the Dept. of Chemistry, Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam. Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Bhavya Bhadran and Rani Joseph.
  27. Studies on the Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Nitrile Rubber- Organoclay Nanocomposites, International Conference on ''Advances in Applied Mathematics, Materials Science and Nanotechnology for Engineering and Industrial Applications'' (IC- AMMN 2K16), 2016 – organized by the Dept. of Science and Humanities, Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly. Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Bhavya Bhadran and Rani Joseph.
  28. Effect of Nanoclay on the Mechanical And Rheological Properties of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber - Internation conference on ‘Advances in Polymer Technology’ 2016, organized by the Dept. of PS& RT, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi. Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Bhavya Bhadran, Dhanya Vijayan, Julie Chandra C. S, Neena George and Rani Joseph.
  29. Studies on the properties of nanoclay reinforced Nitrile rubber, International Conference on Materials for the Millennium, MATCon 2016, organized by the Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi. Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Bhavya Bhadran, Dhanya Vijayan, Julie Chandra C. S, Neena George and Rani Joseph.
  30. A New Polystyrene Supported Fe(III) Complex of Quinoxaline Based Schiff’s Base Ligand: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Activity- International Conference on Materials for the Millennium, MATCon 2016, organized by the Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi. Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Neethu V., Sameeha A. P., Yusuff M. K. K.
  31. A Study on Structural, Electrical and Thermal Properties of Polyaniline Nanofiber–Silica Nanocomposite, International Conference on Materials for the Millennium, MATCon 2016, organized by the Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi. Co-Author(s): P. M. Sabura Begum, Divya P. RRani J., Midhun C. D.