Invited Talks - Abroad

89. Control of the Nanostructured Morphology of Poly(L-lactide) in Multiphase Polymer Systems - The 12th SPSJ International Polymer Conference, Hiroshima, Japan, December 4-7, 2018

88. Crystallization of Poly(L-lactide): Deterministic Pathways to Nanostructured Morphology

34th International Conference of the Polymer Processing Society, Taipei, Taiwan, 21-25 May 2018.


87. Control of the Nanostructured Morphology of Poly(L-lactide) in Multiphase Polymer Systems

Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan, 18 May 2018.


86. Crystallization Pathways of Poly(L-lactide) in Multiphase Polymer Systems

Department of Materials and Optoelectronic Science, National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 23 April 2018.


85. Deterministic Pathways to Nanostructured Morphology of Poly(L-lactide) in Multiphase Polymer Systems

Department of Chemical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan, 20 April 2018.


84. Control of the Nanostructured Morphology of Poly(L-lactide) in Multiphase Polymer Systems

Department of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Hsinchu, Taiwan, 19 April 2018.

 

83. Controlling the Nanostructure Morphology of Block Copolymers in Bulk and Thin Films

IUMRS-ICA 2016, The 17th International Conference in Asia, Qingdao, China, 20-24 October 2016.


82.Structural Phase Transitions in Semicrystalline Polymers

Qingdao University of Science and Technology, Qingdao, China, 24 October 2016.
 

81. Structure, Morphology and Functionality of Multiphase Polymer Systems Containing Poly(L-lactide)

Indo-French Conference 2016, Charles Sadron Institute, Strasbourg, France, 23-25 May 2016.

 

80. Polymer based nanostructures and nanocomposites

Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan, August 04, 2015.

 

79. Highly exfoliated polymer/surfactant-free layered double hydroxides nanocomposites: Structure, morphology and crystallization behavior

Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF), Dresden, Germany September 29, 2014.

 

78. Factors controlling the structure of syndiotactic polystyrene upon the guest exchange process

10th International IUPAC Conference on Polymer-solvent Complexes and Intercalates (POLYSOLVAT-10), Salerno, Italy, September 25, 2014.

 

77. Nanostructures based on self-assembly of block copolymers

AZ-Electronic Materials USA Corp. Somerville, New Jersey, USA, May 15, 2014.

 

76. Generation of nanostructured materials from thin films of block copolymer assembles 

Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF), Dresden, Germany March 26, 2009.

Invited Talks - India

75. Directed Assembly of Hierarchical Supramolecular Block Copolymers – International Conference on Advanced Materials and Technology (ICMAT-20), SJCE, Mysuru, India, January 17, 2020.

 

74. Hierarchical Ordering of Poly(L-lactide) in Block Copolymers and Star-Shaped Polymers – School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, December 18, 2019.

 

73. Directed Assembly of Hierarchical Supramolecular Block Copolymers – National Symposium on Convergence of Chemistry & Materials (CCM-2019), BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, India, December 17, 2019.

72. Directed Assembly of Hierarchical Supramolecular Block Copolymers – CompFlu-2019, Indian Institute of Science and Educational Research (IISER), Bhopal, India, December 5-7, 2019.

 

71. Hierarchical Ordering of Poly(L-lactide) in Block Copolymers and Star-Shaped Polymers – Momentive Performance Materials (India) Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru, India, November 22, 2019

 

70. Recent Developments in Polymer Characterization Using X-ray Diffraction – International Seminar on Tracing the New Strides: Vignettes of Frontline Chemistry, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, India, November 7-8, 2019

69. Directed Assembly of Hierarchical Supramolecular Block Copolymers International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT-2019), IIT, Kharagpur, India, September 24-27, 2019

68. Delaminated Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets as Multifunctional Nanofillers for Semicrystalline Polymers – ISAMPE National Conference on Composites (INCCOM-16), Thiruvananthapuram, India, September 20-21, 2019

67. Creation of Hierarchically Ordered Nanostructures in Block Copolymers and Star Polymers – Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, Bengaluru, India, July 10, 2019

66. Hierarchical Ordering of Poly(L-lactide) in Block Copolymers and Star Polymers - National Seminar on Advanced Functional Materials for Analytical, Energy, Environmental and Biomedical Applications (NSAFM-2019), University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India, March 25-27, 2019

65. Nanostructures Based on Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers - National Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (NCAFM-2019), S.T. Hindu College, Nagercoil, India, February 25-27, 2019

64. Nanostructures Based on Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers - National Seminar on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara, India, February 12-14, 2019

63. Molecular, Crystalline, and Lamellar Length-Scale Changes in Semicrystalline Polymers and Block Copolymers - Seminar on "Nanoscale Characterization of Materials by use of SAXS Techniques", BITS Pilani; Hyderabad, India, February 11, 2019

62. Hierarchical Ordering of Poly(L-lactide) in Block Copolymers and Star Polymers - Kaushal Kishore Memorial Award Lecture, International Conference on Polymer Science and Technology (SPSI-MACRO 2018), IISER, Pune, India, December 19-22, 2018

61. Structural Ordering of Poly(L-lactide) in Star-shaped Polymers and Block Copolymers

National Conference on Emerging Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (EFCS-2018),

Farook College, Kozhikode, India, November 23-24, 2018

 

60. Directed Assembly of Hierarchical Supramolecular Block Copolymers

Second International Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Science and Technology (ICMST-2018), Thiruvananthapuram, India, October 10-13 2018

 

59. Manipulating Polymer Self-Assemblies in Bulk and Thin Films

Research Conclave, REVA University, Bengaluru, India, March 02, 2018


58. Recent Developments in Polymer Characterization using X-ray Diffraction

National Seminar on Recent Trends in Materials Science and Technology, An outreach programme of MRSI, Trivandrum chapter and St Berchmans College, Changanassery, India, 7-9 February 2018.


57. Control of the Nanostructured Morphology of Poly(L-lactide) in Multiphase Polymer Systems

International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN)-2017, Centre for Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, India, 18-21 December 2017.


56. Structure, Morphology and Functionality of Multiphase Polymer Systems Containing Poly(L-lactide).

Biopolymers & Green Composites (BPGC 2017): Recent Trends in Biomedical Polymers, Centre for Biopolymer Science & Technology (CBPST) – A unit of CIPET at Kochi, Cochin, India, 15-16 December 2017.


55. Basics of X-ray Diffraction and Recent Developments in Polymer Characterization

National Seminar on Advanced Functional Materials (NSAFM-2017), A joint Seminar organized by MRSI, Trivandrum chapter and Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum, India, 12-14 December 2017.


54. Polymer-based Nanostructures and Nanocomposites

Humboldt Colloquium, organized by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at Bengaluru, India, 23-25 November 2017.


53. Layered Double Hydroxides as Multifunctional Nanofillers for Polypropylene

7th Edition of the Nanotechnology Conclave, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with SERB, New Delhi, India, 30-31 August 2017.

 

52. Structural Evolution of Block Copolymers containing Poly(L-lactide) blocks

National Technology Day 2017, Centre for Biopolymer Science & Technology (CBPST) – A unit of CIPET at Kochi, Cochin, India, 11-12 May 2017.


51. Microphase Separation and Structural Evolution of Block Copolymers in Bulk and Thin Films

Smart Materials: Methods and Applications – 2017 (SMMA-2017), Centre for Advanced Functional Materials, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, India, 20-22 April 2017.


50. Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers: Fundamentals to Potential Applications

National Seminar on Advanced Frontiers of Chemistry, Women’s Christian College, Nagercoil, India, 27th February 2017.


49. Microphase Separation and Structural Evolution of Block Copolymers in Bulk and Thin Films

Science Seminar on Advanced Materials, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai, India, 23rd February 2017.


48. Layered Double Hydroxides as Multifunctional Nanofillers for Semicrystalline Polymers

SRF Limited, Manali, Chennai, India, 22nd February 2017.


47. Analysis of WAXS/SAXS from PET and Nylon Fibers 

SRF Limited, Manali, Chennai, India, 22nd February 2017.


46. Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers: Fundamentals to Potential Applications  
Short Course on Polymer Science & Indo-Japan Joint Symposium on Polymeric Materials,
Trivandrum, India, 31st January – 1st February 2017.


45. Microphase Separation and Structural Evolution of Block Copolymers in Bulk and Thin Films  
International Conference on Polymer Science and Technology (MACRO-2017),
Trivandrum, India, January 8-11, 2017.


44. Controlling the Nanostructure Morphology of Block Copolymers in Bulk and Thin Films

International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM-2016), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 12-14 December 2016.


43. Small-angle X-ray Scattering of polymers

Workshop on Powder, Nano, & Thin Film Characterization (X-Raydiate), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, 15-16 December 2016.

 

42. Research Opportunities in Science after Masters and PhD

Kerala University Department of Chemistry Alumni Association (KUDoCAA), Trivandrum, India, 18 October 2016.

 

41. Delaminated Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets as Multifunctional Nanofillers for Semicrystalline Polymers

One day Symposium on Recent Trends in Polymer Science, Society for polymer Science – Pune Chapter, CSIR-NCL & IISER, Pune, India, July 9, 2016.

 

40. Polymer-based nanostructures and nanocomposites

Annual General Body Meeting & Annual Technical Meeting, Materials Research Society of India, Trivandrum chapter, Trivandrum, India, April 02, 2016.

 

39. Polymer-based nanostructures and nanocomposites

Materials Research Society of India Symposium – Advanced Materials for Sustainable Applications & 27th Annual General Meeting of MRSI, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat, India, 18-20 February, 2016. (Award Lecture)

 

38. Structure, Morphology and Functionality of Multiphase Polymer Systems Containing Poly(ʟ-lactide)

National Seminar on Advances in Polymeric Materials (NSAPM-2016), Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu, India, February 5 & 6, 2016.

 

37. Molecular, Crystalline and Lamellar Length-scale Changes in the Poly(ʟ-lactide) (PLLA) during Cyclopentanone (CPO) Desorption in PLLA/CPO Co-crystals

11th International IUPAC Conference on Polymer-solvent Complexes and Intercalates (POLYSOLVAT-11), IACS, Kolkata, India 27-30 January 2016.

 

36. Nanostructures Based on Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers,

Supramolecules and Nano Materials: Basic Concepts to Architectural Assemblies, Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy, India, November 18, 2015.

 

35. Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers: Fundamentals to Potential Applications,

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) – Foundation for Capacity Building in Science (FCBS) Workshop for College Chemistry Students and Teachers, Trivandrum, India, October 15-17, 2015.

 

34. Basics of X-ray diffraction and recent developments in polymer characterization

National workshop on Advancements of Analytical Instruments in Modern Science, University of Calicut, Calicut, India, September 29, 2015.

 

33. Liquid exfoliation of layered materials and their applications in polymer nanocomposites

Mini-Symposium at Solvay Research and Innovation Center, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, July14, 2015.

 

32. Highly Exfoliated Polymer/Surfactant-Free LDH Nanocomposites: Structure, Morphology and Crystallization Behavior

National Seminar on Advanced Studies on Polymeric Materials and Applications (NSAPMA-2015), Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu, India, March 14 & 15, 2015.

 

31. Polymer-based nanostructured materials and their applications

Delivered an expert lecture to the participants of UGC sponsored refresher course in chemistry organized by UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India March 10, 2015.

 

30. Highly Exfoliated Polymer/Surfactant-Free LDH Nanocomposites: Structure, Morphology and Crystallization Behavior

International Symposium on Polymer Science and Technology (MACRO-2015), IACS, Kolkata, India 23-26 January 2015

 

29. Thermal properties of polymers and materials

National Seminar on Characterization Techniques for Nano and Crystalline Materials, Holy Cross College, Nagercoil, India January 13,  2015

 

28. Highly Exfoliated Polymer/Surfactant-Free LDH Nanocomposites: Structure, Morphology and Crystallization Behavior 

2nd Soft Matter Young Investigators Meeting (YIM-2014), Pondicherry, India, 18-20 December 2014.

 

27. Surfactant-Free Layered Double hydroxides as Multifunctional Fillers for Semicrystalline Polymers

Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (FPAM-2014), University of Kerala, Trivandrum November 05-07, 2014.

 

26. What next? Research options after Ph.D. in polymer science

Polymer Conference for Young Researcher (PCYR-14), Trivandrum, India October 18, 2014.

 

25. Surfactant-free layered double hydroxides as multifunctional fillers for semicrystalline polymers

International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, India, February 19-21, 2014.

 

24. Polymer-based nanostructures and nanocomposites

Annual meeting of Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, India, January 18, 2014.

 

23. Block copolymer based nano-templates: Fundamentals to applications

Symposium on Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Sciences, KSCSTE & MG University, Kottayam, India, December 30, 31, 2013 & January 1, 2014.

 

22. Polymer-based nanostructures and nanocomposites

DST Ramanujan Fellows Conclave, Pune, India, December 12-14, 2013.

 

21. Controlling microphase separation in block copolymer thin films: Interplay between polymer-additive-solvent interface interactions

Ninth JNC research Conference on Chemistry of Materials, Trivandrum, India, October 14-16, 2013.

 

20. Polymer-based nanostructures and nanocomposites

National Seminar on Recent Trends in Polymer Science and Technology (NSRTPST), Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, India, June 29 & 30, 2013.

 

19. Structural phase transitions in semicrystalline polymers investigated by temperature-dependent X-ray diffraction methods

National Colloquium on 100 years of Crystallography, KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram, India, February 7-9, 2013.

 

18. Controlling microdomain orientation and long-range order in block copolymer based supramolecular thin films,

PolyTech-2012: International Conference on Advances in Polymeric Materials & Nanotechnology, Pune, India, December 1517, 2012.

 

17. Plastic solar cells: The importance of morphology control in determining the device performance,

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) – Foundation for Capacity Building in Science (FCBS) Workshop for College Chemistry Students and Teachers, Trivandrum, India, November 0911, 2012.

 

16. What next? Research opportunities in polymer science,

National Seminar on Advances in Polymeric Materials, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, India, March 16 & 17, 2012.

 

15. Nanotemplates from block copolymers for the fabrication of ordered array of inorganic nanodots and nanowires,

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai, India, November 22, 2011.

 

14. Nanostructures based on self-assembly of block copolymers,

Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd., Pune, India, November 3, 2011.

 

13. Research opportunities in polymer science,

A Workshop on Polymer Chemistry - Our life, Our future, Society for Polymer Science-India, Trivandrum chapter,  Trivandrum,  India, September 24, 2011.

 

12. Nanostructures based on self-assembly of block copolymers,

Third National Conference on Recent Trends in Polymer Science and Technology (NCRTPST-2011), Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, August 26-27, 2011.

 

11. Nanostructures based on self-assembly of block copolymers,Annual General Body Meeting cum Technical Seminar, Materials Research Society-India, Trivandrum chapter, Trivandrum, India, August 20, 2011.

 

10. Block Copolymer based Nanotemplates: Fundamentals to Practical Applications,

Society for Polymer Science-India, Trivandrum chapter, Trivandrum, India, October 19, 2010.

 

9. Block Copolymer based Nanotemplates: Fundamentals to Practical Applications,

UGC-SAP sponsored National Seminar on “Recent Developments in Inorganic and Organic Materials and Electro-organic Synthesis” (RDIOMES - 2010), Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, India (2010).

 

8. Structural phase transitions in syndiotactic polystyrene,

National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST), Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

 

7. Block copolymer nanotemplates for creating functional nanostructured materials,

National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST), Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

 

6.Nanofabrication using Thin Films of Functional Block Copolymers,

Second International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC - 2010), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

 

5. Highly ordered inorganic nanodots and nanowires from switchable block copolymer thin films,

National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, September 16, 2008.

 

4. Self-assembled block copolymer nanotemplates for nanofabrication,

Materials Research Center, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, September 26, 2008.

 

3. Self-assembled block copolymer nanotemplates for nanofabrication,

Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, September 24, 2008.

 

2. Structure-property relationship and phase transitions in semicrystalline polymers,

National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, October 16, 2007.

 

1. Solvent-induced crystallization and structural phase transitions of syndiotactic polystyrene: Delivered an expert lecture to the participants of UGC sponsored refresher course in polymer science and technology organized by PS & T department, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, India (2007). 

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