Smart Material & Design Lab.

Department of Mechanical, Robotics and Energy Engineering, Dongguk University

Professor Sivalingam


Name: Dr. Sivalingam Ramesh

No-23/17, Middle Street

Sri Nagar Colony, Kolathur

Chennai-600099, Tamil Nadu, India (South)

E-mail:sivaramesh_74@yahoo.co.in,sivaramesh1064@gmail.com


Biographical Information

  • Feb 2016 to till date: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical, robotics and Energy Engineering, Dongguk University, Pil-dong, Jung-gu, 04620 Seoul, South Korea.

  • Jan 2015-Jan 2016: Senior Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, CLRI-CSIR, Adyar, Chennai-600020 India.

  • NOV-2013 –Dec 2014: Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDF), Department of Mechanical Engineering Inha University, Yonghyun-Dong, Nam-Ku, Incheon- 22212.

  • Oct 2011–Oct 2013: Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDF), Nano-Device Lab, Department of Electronic Engineering & Information Technology, Chosun University, Kwangju, South Korea.

  • 2006-2010: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Department of Chemical Engineering, A.C.Tech, Anna University, Chennai-25 and Department of Chemical Engineering, Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR- CLRI), Adyar, Chennai-20, India.

  • Title of Thesis “Synthesis and Characterization of Organic-Inorganic Polymer Hybrid Nanocomposites Through Sol-gel Process For High Performance Applications”.

  • 1997-1999 Master of Science (M.Sc) in Chemistry – First Class, University of Madras, Chennai, India.

  • 1993-1996 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Chemistry, University of Madras, Chennai, India.

Academic Experience

  • 2010-2011 Research Associate (RA), Department of Chemical Engineering, Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI), Adyar, Chennai-20, India

  • Nature of Work “Synthesis and Characterization of Organic polymer – Metal oxide Materials Using High performance Photo catalytic Applications“.

  • 2009-2010 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, SAMS College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai-25 (Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai

  • 2008-2009 Assistant Professor, Department of Organic & Biotechnology, A.C.Tech, Anna University, Chennai - 25.

  • Nature of Work Teaching & Research

  • 2005-2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, SAMS College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai – 25 (Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai).

  • 2001-2003 Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Vel Tech Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai (Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai).

  • 2000- 2001 Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Govt. Thirumagal Mills College (GTMC), Gudiyattam, (Affiliated to University of Madras).

Research Interests

    • Synthesis of novel materials

    • Synthesis of organic-inorganic hybrid nanocomposites

    • Polymer - Epoxy - Carbon nanotubes and mutiwalled carbon nanotubes for High performance applications

    • Synthesis of organic monomers and oligomers

    • Polymer-Clay nanocomposites (PLS)

    • Polymer-Metal oxide reinforced composites

    • Hybrid composites from POSS (Polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane)

    • Soy epoxy- cyanatester hybrid nanocomposites, soy-epoxy –bismaleimide hybrid Nanocomposites.

    • Polymer-Mixed metal oxide hybrid nanocomposites

PUBLICATIONS-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL/ COMMUNICATED INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

  1. Sivalingam Ramesh , Arumugam Sivasamy, Heung Soo Kim, and Joo-Hyung Kim, Muliwalled Carbon nanotubes- hierarchical core structured MnO2/NiCo2CO4 decorated hybrid nanocomposite for electrochemical supercapacitor properties New Journal of Chemistry (Undergoing preparation).

  2. Sivalingam Ramesh , Arumugam Sivasamy, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, Nitrogen-doped MWCNT/cobalt oxide/SnO2 decorated hybrid nanocomposite for supercapacitor. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Undergoing Preparation).

  3. Sivalingam Ramesh, K. Karuppasamy, Hyun-Seok Kim, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, Electrochemical properties of N-Doped Graphene oxide/Co3O4@RuO2 electrode for supercapacitor. Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Undergoing Preparation).

  4. Sivalingam Ramesh , K. Karuppasamy, Hyun-Seok Kim, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, Hierarchical Flower like Morphology of N-Doped Graphene oxide (NGO) /Co3O4@MnO2 hybrid composite for high-performance supercapacitor.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (Undergoing Preparation).

  5. Sivalingam Ramesh , Dhanasekaran Vikraman, Hyun-Seok Kim, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim. Electrochemical performance of Graphene oxide/MWCNT/NiCo2O4 decorated hybrid nanocomposite for supercapacitor electrode materials.New Journal of Chemistry (Undergoing preparation).

  6. Sivalingam Ramesh , A. Kathalingam, Hyun-Seok Kim, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, A Nanocrystalline morphology of N-Doped Graphene oxide/SnO2 electrode for high-performance supercapacitor.Dalton Transactions (Submitted).

  7. S. Ramesh , Saurabh Khandelwal, Kyong Yop Rhee, David Hui, Synergistic effect of reduced graphene oxide, CNT and metal oxides on cellulose matrix for supercapacitor applications. Composites Part B: Engineering (Revision Submitted NOV 2017).

  8. Sivalingam Ramesh, K. Karuppasamy, Sabeur Msolli, Hyun-Seok Kim, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, A nanocrystalline structured NiO/MnO2@nitrogendoped graphene oxide hybrid nanocomposite for high performance supercapacitors. New Journal of Chemistry, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7nj03730a (SCIE-3.277).

  9. Sivalingam Ramesh , Young-Jun Lim, Sabeur Msolli, Jong-Gnu Kim, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis of a Co3O4@gold/MWCNT/polypyrrole hybrid composite for DMMP detection in chemical sensors. RSC Advances, 2017, 7, 50912–50919(SCIE-3.108).

  10. Sivalingam Ramesh , Arumugam Sivasamy, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, High-performance N-doped MWCNT/GO/cellulose hybrid composites for supercapacitor electrodes. RSC Advances, 2017, 7, 49799–49809 (SCIE-3.108).

  11. Sivalingam Ramesh , Heung Soo Kim, Yuvaraj Haldorai, Young-Kyu Han, Joo-Hyung Kim, Fabrication of nanostructured MnO2/carbon nanotube composite from 3D precursor complex for high-performance supercapacitor. Materials Letters, 2017,196, 132–136 (SCIE-2.572).

  12. Sivalingam Ramesh , Yuvaraj Haldorai, Arumugam Sivasamy, Heung Soo Kim,Nanostructured Co3O4/nitrogen doped carbon nanotube composites for high-performance supercapacitors. Materials Letters, 2017, 206, 39–43(SCIE-2.572).

  13. Sivalingam Ramesh , Yuvaraj Haldorai, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, A nanocrystalline Co3O4@polypyrrole/MWCNT hybrid nanocomposite for high performance electrochemical supercapacitors. RSC Advances, 2017, 7, 36833-36843 (SCIE- 3.108).

  14. Sivalingam Ramesh , Heung Soo Kim & Joo-Hyung Kim, Cellulose-Polyvinyl Alcohol-NanoTiO2 Hybrid Nanocomposite: Thermal, Optical and Antimicrobial Properties against Pathogenic Bacteria. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering 2017, DOI: 10.1080/03602559.2017.1344851 (SCIE-1.232).

  15. Sivalingam Ramesh, Heung Soo Kim, Arun Kumar Rengaraj, Yun Suk Huh & Joo-Hyung Kim, Rod like Structure of Cotton Cellulose/Polyvinyl Alcohol/Tellurium Dioxide (TeO2) Hybrid Nanocomposite and Antimicrobial Properties. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/03602559.2017.1373397 (SCIE-1.232).

  16. Sivalingam Ramesh , Heung Soo Kim, Young-Jun Lee, Gwang-Wook Hong and Joo-Hyung Kim, Nanostructured Silica/Gold-Cellulose- Bonded Amino-POSS Hybrid Composite via Sol-Gel Process and Its Properties. Nanoscale Research Letters (2017) 12:381(SCIE-2.833).

  17. Sivalingam Ramesh, Heung Soo Kim, Arumugam Sivasamy & Joo-Hyung Kim. Synthesis of Octa(maleimidophenyl) silsesquioxane–SiO2/TiO2 Hybrid Nanocomposites: Adsorption Behavior for the Removal of an Organic Methylene Blue Dye and Antimicrobial Activity against Pathogens. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 2016, DOI: 10.1080/03602559.2017.1320716 (SCIE-1.232).

  18. Sivalingam Ramesh, Heung Soo Kim, Young-Jun Lee, Gwang-Wook Hong, Dongsoo Jung, and Joo-Hyung Kim. Synthesis of Cellulose-L-Tyrosine-SiO2/ZrO2 Hybrid Nanocomposites by Sol-Gel Process and Its Potential. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRECISION ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING 2017, Vol. 18, No. 9, pp. 1297-1306 (SCIE-1.497).

  19. Sivalingam Ramesh,, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis and Characterization of cellulose-polyvinyl alcohol-nano TiO2/CuO hybrid monocrystalline composites and its electrochemical and antimicrobial properties (Under preparation of Journal of Materials Chemistry (July 2016)

  20. Sivalingam Ramesh, Heung Soo Kim and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis and Characterization of cellulose-polyvinyl alcohol-nano TiO2 hybrid monocrystalline composites and its electrochemical and antimicrobial properties. Under preparation of RSC advances (June 2016).

  21. Sivalingam Ramesh, Heung Soo Kim, Arumugam Sivasamy,Yung Jun Lee and Joo-Hyung Kim.Maliemide-POSS-SiO2/TiO2 hybrid nanocomposites and methylene Blue degradation- Optical, Thermal Morphological and antimicrobial properties. (communicate to Nanotechnology (IOP)(May-2016).

  22. Sivalingam Ramesh, Heung Soo Kim, Yung Jun Lee, Gwang-Wook Hong and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis and Properties of cellulose-L-tyrosine-SiO2/ZrO2 hybrid nanocomposites- electrochemical and antimicrobial properties – Communicated Nanotechnology (IOP) (April 2016).

  23. Sivalingam Ramesh, Heung Soo Kim, Gwang-Wook Hong and Joo-Hyung Kim Synthesis of cellulose bonded dopamine-SiO2 hybrid nanocomposites and its electrochemical impendence and antimicrobial properties –J of materials Letter (under preparation).

  24. Sivalingam Ramesh and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis of cellulose-silica and cellulose- silica/gold hybrid nanocomposites by in situ sol-gel process –J of carbohydrate polymers under preparation.

  25. Sivalingam Ramesh and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis of Cellulose-polyvinyl alcohol-nano SiO2 hybrid nanocomposites and antimicrobial activity, Accepted 2015 J of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SCI-1.556)

  26. Sivalingam Ramesh and Joo-Hyung Kim, Preparation and Properties of cellulose-L-tyrosine-SiO2 hybrid nanocomposites and antimicrobial against pathogens – Accepted 2015, J of Nanoscience and Nanotechnolgy (SCI-1.556)

  27. Sivalingam Ramesh and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis and properties of cellulose-L-tyrosine SiO2/TiO2 hybrid nanocomposite by in situ sol-gel process. Accepted 2015 J of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SCI -1.556).

  28. Sivalingam Ramesh and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis and optical properties of cellulose-L- tyrosine SiO2/Al2O3 hybrid nanocomposite by in situ sol-gel process- (Under preparation of manuscript)- J of the European Ceramic Society ( communicated Elsevier)

  29. Sivalingam Ramesh and Joo-Hyung Kim and Jaehwan Kim. Synthesis and properties of cellulose – grafted polyvinyl alcohol–Nano TiO2 hybrid nanocomposites for Bio-Sensor applications. Bioresource Technology (communicated ).

  30. Sivalingam Ramesh and Joo-Hyung Kim. Synthesis of Cellulose-L-Tyrosine–Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites by Sol–Gel Process for High Performance Applications. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Vol. 14, 1–4, 2014 (SCI-1.556)

  31. Gwang-Hoon Kim, Sivalingam Ramesh, Joo-Hyung Kim and Heung Soo Kim. Cellulose-Silica/Gold Nanomaterials for Electronic Applications. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Vol. 14, 1–7, 2014 (SCI- 1.556)

  32. Sivalingam Ramesh and Joo-Hyung Kim Characteristic of Hybrid Aminofunctionalized POSS- Cellulose for High performance Nanocomposite Materials. Journal of Nanomaterials Article ID 936590 (SCIE-1.611).

  33. Sivalingam Ramesh, Arumugam Sivasamy, and Joo-Hung Kim, Synthesis and Characterization of Cyanate Ester (CE)-Bismaleimide -Epoxy-Organo Clay hybrid nanocomposites for high performance Materials- Composites Part B: Engineering (under preparation).

  34. S.Ramesh, A. and Sivasamy, Synthesis and Characterization of Maleimide functionalized Polystyrene Silica/Alumina sol-gel hybrid nanocomposites materials. Composites Part B: Engineering Volume 75, 15 June 2015, Pages 167–175(SCI-2.983)

  35. Sivalingam Ramesh Arumugam Sivasamy and Joo-Hyung Kim, Synthesis and Characterization of Transparent Bismaleimide- SiO2/TiO2 hybrid nanocomposites by in-situ sol-gel process- J of composites science and technology( commincated).

  36. Sivalingam Ramesh ; Gwang-Hoon Kim ; Heung-Soo Kim ; Jaehwan Kim ; Joo-Hyung Kim Chosun Univ. (Korea, Republic of ) Heung-Soo Kim Synthesis and properties of cellulose functionalized -4, 4'-(propane-2, 2'-diyl) diphenol-SiO2/TiO2 hybrid nanocomposites materials for high performance applications. Dongguk Univ. (Korea, Republic of)Jaehwan Kim Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of) Proc. SPIE 8691, Nanosensors, Biosensors, and Info-Tech Sensors and Systems 2013, 86910S (April 9, 2013); doi:10.1117/12.2009587.

  37. Ramesh Sivalingam; Joo-Hyung Kim Synthesis and characterization of cellulose-functionalized3,4 dihydroxyphenylalanine(dopamine)/silica-gold nanomaterials by sol-gel process. Published: Nano Biosensors9 November 2012; 7 pages; 47 papers; DOI: 10.1117/12.979705.

  38. Sivalingam Ramesh, Arumugam Sivasamy and Joo-Hyung Kim1 Synthesis and characterization of maleimide functionalized polystyrene-SiO2/TiO2 hybrid nanocomposites by sol–gel process. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012, 7:350(SCIE-2.779 )

  39. S.Ramesh, A. Sivasamy , M. Alagar, and F. Chandrasekar, Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) –Organomodified Montmorillonite clay hybrid nanocomposites. Journal of Composite Materials July 2011 45: 1483-1489, first published on December 16, 2010 doi:10.1177/0021998310383729. (SCI- 1.173).

  40. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, Synthesis and Characterization of 3-bis(3 - maleimidophenyl)PhenylPhosphineOxide(BMI,)/1,3-Cyanatobenzene Epoxy Inter- cross linked Matrices for Engineering Applications.- High Performance Polymers, 22: 635–648, 2010(SCI -1.286).

  41. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, Synthesis and Characterization of octa(maleimido) silsesquioxane - silica/titania hybrid sol-gel nanocomposite for highperformance Applications. Journal of Nanoscale Research Letters, ICNM-2009, Conference series, (article in press) (2011) (SCIE=2.52)

  42. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, Synthesis and Characterization of 1,1-bis(3-methyl-4-cyanato phenyl) cyclohexane- Epoxy-Organomodified clay hybrid nanocomposites. International Journal of Material Science 4:5; 567-576 (2009)

  43. M. Aboobucker Siddique, S. Ramesh and M. Alagar, Mechanical and Morphology behaviour of Bismaleimide-modified soy based Epoxy matrices. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials 57:5,480-493, 2008 (SCIE=3.568)

RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTED IN NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES


  1. Sivalingam Ramesh, Heung Soo Kim, Arumugam Sivasamy,Yung Jun Lee and Joo-Hyung, Nano Korea 2016 (July 13-15,2016),KINTEX, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea Synthesis and Properties of cellulose-POSS-SiO2/ AuO hybrid nanocomposites and its antimicrobial properties.

  2. Sivalingam Ramesh Gwang-Hoon Kim ; Heung-Soo Kim ; Jaehwan Kim ; Joo-Hyung Kim Chosun Univ. (Korea, Republic of ) Heung-Soo Kim Synthesis and properties of cellulose functionalized -4, 4'-(propane-2, 2'-diyl) diphenol- SiO2/TiO2 hybrid nanocomposites materials for high performance applications. Dongguk Univ. (Korea, Republic of) Jaehwan Kim Inha university

  3. Sivalingam Ramesh, and Joo-Hung Kim, SPIE-2012 ( Nanosystems in Engineering and Medicine -10-12, September 202, Songdo, Convenia, incheon, Republic Korea. “Synthesis and Characterization of cellulose functionalized 3, 4-dihydroxy phenylalanine (dopamine)/silica-gold nanomaterials by sol- gel process“.

  4. Sivalingam Ramesh, and Joo-Hung Kim, The 10th international Nanotech symposium and Nano Convergence Expo in Korea (NANOKOREA-2012) August 16-18, Coex, Seoul, Republic Korea. “Synthesis and properties of cellulose-silica and cellulose-silica/gold hybrid composites by sol-gel process for high performance engineering applications“.

  5. Sivalingam Ramesh, and Joo-Hung Kim, The 2012 world congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental research, Coex, Seoul, Republic Korea. “Synthesis and characterization of cellulose- amino functionalized POSS-Silica hybrid nanomaterials for high-performance applications“.

  6. Sivalingam Ramesh, Goang Seog Choi, and Joo-Hung Kim, “Second International Conference on Synthesis and Characterization Applications (ICN-2012) Centre for nanoscience and nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India. “Synthesis and “Characterization of POSS-Maleimide Functionalized SiO2/TiO2 and SiO2/Al2O3 hybrid nanocomposites materials for High Performance Applications“

  7. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “International Conference on Nanomaterials (2011) - KSR Engineering College Technology, Thiruchengode, Tamil Nadu, India. Presented on “Synthesis and Characterization of Bisphenol dicyanate ester/ Silica-Titania hybrid Sol-gel nanocomposites for high performance Applications“.

  8. M.N.Kathiravan, S.Ramesh and K.P. Gopinath, Sep’-2010, “Production of biopolymer from industrial wastewater utilized for biohydrogen production: A co-generative Approach”, (Poster presentation), “2nd International Conference on Natural Biopolymers (ICNP-2010)“, Institute of Macromolecular Sciences and Engineering (IMSE), Kottayam, Kerala, India

  9. M.N. Kathiravan, S.Ramesh, and M. Shahjahan, Sep’-2010, “Production of biopolymer (poly-ß- hydroxybutyrate) by Bacillus sp. isolated from sago waste using a low cost carbon source biomaterial“, “2nd International Conference on Natural Biopolymers (ICNP-2010)“, Institute of Macromolecular Sciences and Engineering (IMSE), Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  10. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “Second international conference on Natural polymers, Biopolymers, biomaterials, their composites“ (ICNP-2010) Sep - 24-26 (2010), Institute of Macromolecular and Engineering (INSE) – Kottayam, India. Presented on “Synthesis and characterization of octaaminosilisequioxane-epoxy resin intercalated organo monotmorillionite hybrid nanocomposites for biomedical applications“.

  11. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “International Conference on Convergence of Science and Technology in Education and Research (ICSE-2010) April-21, 23. Dayananda College of Engg and Technology, Bangalore, India. Presented on ‘‘Synthesis and Characterization of bisphenol dicyanate ester/silica-alumina hybrid sol-gel nanocomposites for high performance applications“.

  12. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “International Conference on Advancement of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology“ (ICOANN-2010) (March 1-3, 2010) at Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630 003 Tamil Nadu, India. Presented on “Synthesis and Characterization of Bismaleimide-Silica/titania hybrid sol-gel nanocomposite for high performance materials“.

  13. M. N. Kathiravan, S. Ramesh and K. P. Gopinath, Jan’2011, “Removal of Toxic Hexavalent Chromium ions using Magnetic Nanoparticles by Kinetic Approach“ Functional Polymers - An International Conference, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut, Kerala, India.

  14. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials“ (ICAFM 2009), (Dec 9-10, 2009), Organized by National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST) (CSIR), Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India. Presented on “Synthesis and Characterization of Maleimide functionalized polystyrene /silica-alumina hybrid nanoceramics through sol-gel process“.

  15. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “International Conference on Sol-gel processes for Advanced Ceramics (SGPAC-2009), (Oct-2009), Organized by Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Bismaleimide – Silica hybrid nanocomposites by in situ sol-gel Process“. 8.“Preparation, Characterization and photocataltic application of carbon doped TiO2 by sol-gel technique“. Kalpakkam, India.

  16. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “1st International Conference on nanostructured Materials and nanocomposites“ (ICNM-2009), April 6-8, 2009 – Organized by Institute of Macromolecular Science and Engineering (IMSE), Kottayam, Kerala, India. Presented on “Entitled on Synthesis and Characterization of Octa(Maleimdo)Phenyl Silsequioxane (OCT-POSS) Silica/titania sol-gel hybrid nanomaterials“.

  17. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar. “Recent Advances in Polymeric Materials“ Macro-2009, organized by Department of Chemistry, (March 9-11, 2009), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India. Presented on “Synthesis and Characterization of Resorcinol based cyanate ester- epoxy – Organomodified clay hybrid nanocomposite Materials“.

  18. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar. “National conference on Recent Advances in Surface Engineering“ RASE- 2009, Bangalore, Feb 26-27, 2009, India. Organized by National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL-Bangalore), Presented on “Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(Methyl Methacrylate)- Silica/titania organic-inorganic hybrid nanocomposites by sol-gel process for high performance applications“.

  19. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “National conference on Frontiers of Chemistry“ (NCFC), Jan 24-25, 2008 Organized by Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, SRM University, Kattankulatur-603203, India. Presented on “Thermal, Optical and Morphological characteristics. of Organoclay filled poly(n-vinyl-2-Pyrrolidone) -hybrid nanocomposites“.

  20. S. Ramesh, A.Sivasamy and M.Alagar, “International Conference on Functional Materials for Advanced Technology“ – ICFMAT (2009) Jan 29-30, 2009, Organized by Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, India. Presented on “Synthesis and Characterization of 1,1-bis(3-methyl-4-cyanato phenyl) cyclohexane-Epoxy- Organomodified clay hybrid nanocomposite Materials“.

  21. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M. Alagar, “International Conference on Nanomaterial & Applications“(ICNAMA-2008)“ December 9-11(2008), Organized by Shivaji University, Kolapur, Maharastra, India. Presented on “Synthesis and Characterization of octa(maleimido) Phenyl Silsequioxane / Organic- inorganic silica hybrid sol-gel hybrid nanocomposites for highperformance applications.

  22. S. Ramesh, A. Sivasamy and M.Alagar, “Second International Conference on Polymer blends, Composites, IPNs, Macro to nanoscale“ - ICBC (2008) (22-24 Sep’2008), (School of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Presented on “Preparation and Properties of Polystyrene Maleimide functionalized Silica/Titania hybrid sol-gel nanocomposites for high performance applications“.