Dr Praveen K M

Dr Praveen K M

Dr Praveen K M

Designation : Asst. Professor (On Leave)

Education : Ph.D

Professional Experience 

Teaching : 6 Years
Research : 3.5 Years
Industry :  6 months

Specialization :

UG : Mechanical Engineering
PG : Integrated Design and Manufacturing
Ph.D : Materials Engineering

Industrial Experience : 6 months

 

Publication

  • Praveen, K. M., Sabu Thomas, Yves Grohens, Miran Mozeti?, Ita Junkar, Gregor Primc, and Marija Gorjanc. “Investigations of plasma induced effects on the surface properties of lignocellulosic natural coir fibers.” Applied Surface Science368 (2016): 146-156.
  • Praveen K.M , Gregor Primc, Barbara Simon?i?, Marija Gorjanc, Isabelle Pillin, Bastien Seantier, Alenka Vesel, Miran Mozeti?, Yves Grohens, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal “Investigations of fluoroalkyl functional siloxane (FAS) based hydrophobic coating induced effects on surface and mechanical properties of lignocellulosic natural coir fibres” (Communicated)
  • Praveen K.M , Khadidja Taleb, Isabelle Pillin, Antoine Kervoelen ,Yves Grohens, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal,” Investigations on the effect of EPDM content on mechanical, morphological, rheological and thermal properties of PP/EPDM blends” ( Communicated)
  • Praveen K.M , Khadidja Taleb, Isabelle Pillin, Antoine Kervoelen ,Yves Grohens, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal,”Investigations on the effect of FAS coated coir on mechanical, morphological, rheological and thermal properties of PP EPDM based composites” ( Communicated)

Books edited

  • Co-Edited a Book entitled “Non-Thermal Plasma Technology for Polymeric Materials, 1st Edition, Applications in Composites, Nanostructured Materials, and Biomedical Fields” Published by Elsevier
  • Co-Edited a Book entitled “Nanotechnology-Driven Engineered Materials
    New Insights” Published by Apple Academic Press jointly with CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
  • Co-Edited a Book entitled “Engineering Technologies for Renewable and Recyclable Materials Physical-Chemical Properties and Functional Aspects” Published by Apple Academic Press jointly with CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
  • Co-Edited a Book entitled “Engineered Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibrous Material Integrating Theory and Technique” Published by Apple Academic Press jointly with CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
  • Co-Edited a Book entitled “Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences Theoretical and Methodological Implication” Published by Apple Academic Press jointly with CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
  • Co-Edited a Book entitled “Theoretical Models and Experimental Approaches in Physical Chemistry” Published by Apple Academic Press jointly with CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
  • Co-Edited a Book entitled “Modern Physical Chemistry Engineering Models, Materials, and Methods with Applications” Published by Apple Academic Press jointly with CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
  • Co-Editing a Book entitled “Non-Thermal plasma Technology for Polymeric Materials” Published by Elsevier

Books Chapters

  • Communicated a Chapter entitled “FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES: MACRO TO NANOSCALES” to Springer Handbook of Functional Polymers Published by Springer (Submitted)
  • Communicated a Chapter entitled “Relevance of Plasma Processing on polymer materials and interfaces” to a book entitled “Non-Thermal plasma Technology for Polymeric Materials” published by Elsevier (Submitted)

Papers presented in International /National Conferences

  • Oral Presentation (Contributory Lecture) on “PLASMA SURFACE MODIFICATION EFFECTS ON THE INTERFACIAL PROPERTIES OF COIR FIBERS” at National Conference on Material Science and Technology” (NCMST- 2015) Indian Institute of Space Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Posters presented in International /National Conferences

  • Poster presentation entitled “SEM and AFM evidencing the plasma modification effects on the surface features of coir fibers” at Mahatma Gandhi University,Kottayam,Kerala,India on October 2015.
  • Poster presentation entitled “Polymer composites for neutron shielding applications” at International Conference on Macromolecules: Synthesis, Morphology, Processing, Structure, Properties and Application (ICM 2016) held at Mahatma Gandhi University,Kottayam,Kerala,India on May 2016
  • Poster presentation entitled “Effect of HAF carbon black on Curing and Mechanical properties of Natural rubber-LDPE composites” at International conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC – 2017) held at Mahatma Gandhi University,Kottayam,Kerala,India on December 2016
  • Poster presentation entitled “Investigation on Curing and Mechanical properties of Natural rubber-LDPE-Nano B4C composites for neutron shielding applications” at Fourth International Conference on Nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites (ICNM 2017) held at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam,Kerala,India on February 2017.

Participations

Workshops/Conferences Co-ordinated

Co-ordinated a workshop on “Advanced Materials and Modern Manufacturing Techniques (AMMMT’14)” held at SAINTGITS College of Engineering affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University ,Kottayam, Kerala, India from 25-27 September 2014

Workshops/Conferences Attended

  • Participated at the  International conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC – 2017) held at Mahatma Gandhi University,Kottayam,Kerala,India on December 2016
  • Participated at the International Conference on Macromolecules: Synthesis, Morphology, Processing, Structure, Properties and Application (ICM 2016) held at Mahatma Gandhi University,Kottayam,Kerala,India on May 2016
  • Participated at the International Conference on Advanced Materials for Power Engineering (ICAMPE)on 11, 12 and 13 December 2015, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • Participated at the International Conference on Nanostructured Polymeric Materials and Polymer Nanocomposites (ICNPM 2015) on 13, 14 and 15 November 2015, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • Participated at the World Congress on Microscopy: Instrumentation, Techniques and Applications in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences(WCM 2015) on 9, 10 and 11 October 2015, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • Participated at the National Conference on Material Science and Technology” (NCMST- 2015) Indian Institute of Space Technology ,Trivandrum during July 06-08, 2015
  • Participated at the “International Conference on Plasma & Nanotechnology (PLASMA- 2014) and 29th National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology” on December 8-11, 2014, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • Participated at the “Third International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC-2014)” held at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India from 11-13 October 2014.
  • Participated at the “First World Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics” held at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India from 09-11 August 2014.
  • Participated in the two Day NATIONAL WORKSHOP on Advances in Instrumental Techniques for Nano material Characterization organized by International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam ,Kerala ,India on 7th & 8th of March 2014
  • Participated in the symposium on Macromolecular Science organized by Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Science (SRIBS) in association with School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India from 30-31 Dec 2013 & 1 Jan 2014.
  • Participated in the Short Term Training Programme on “Modern Manufacturing Techniques” at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala, India from 11th to 16th November 2013.
  • Participated in the National Colloquium on Emerging Areas of Research in Engineering Sciences organized by Srinivasa Ramanujan institute for Basic Sciences under KSTE during 7-9 March 2013, at Rajiv Gandhi institute of Technology,Pampady,Kottayam
  • Participated in the International Conference on Global Innovations in Technology and Science (ICGITS 2013) organized by Saintgits college of Engineering, Kottaym scheduled from  4th to 6th April 2013.
  • Participated in a Two-week ISTE workshop on Introduction to Research Methodologies conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay from 25th June to 4th July,2012
  • Participated in a Two-week ISTE workshop on Engineering Thermodynamics conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay from 11th to 21st December, 2012.
  • Participated in a Two-week ISTE workshop on Akash for Education conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay on 10th and 11th  November 2012
  • Participated in a faculty development program on Ansys by INNOVENT Engineering Solutions Pvt.Ltd at Saintgits College of Engineering, Pathamuttam, Kottayam, Kerala, India on 16/11/2011.

Memberships

Nanoscience and nanotechnology society, ISTE


Research Interest

Polymer matrix composites, Fiber reinforced composites, Plasma surface engineering of polymers and fibers, Poymers for Neutron, shielding applications, surface modification of cellulosic surfaces, Nano composites, Nanocellulose based composites, Functionally Gradiente