Dr Kuruvilla Joseph is the Outstanding Professor & Dean, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology. He has been the head of Dept of Chemistry, IIST and has been conferred with fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, London. Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph has been listed among the top 2 percent scientists, by Stanford University, across the world in all subject fields. The University has cited Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph in the Single Year list under the category of citation impact during the single calendar year 2019.He has done post-doctoral, at the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil and Swedish Institute of Composites (SICOMP), Sweden. He did Ph.D from the NIIST CSIR (formerly RRL TVM) , Thiruvanathapuram, in collaboration with School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. He is currently working on nanomaterials, polymer blends and composites. His H Index is 52, and i10 index is 155. He has more than 11800 citations to his credit. Besides he has published four academic books by international publishers as author / editor and published more than 25 book chapters and has been invited as speaker for hundreds of National and International Conferences. He has 3 patents and more than 200 publications in international journals. The academician has produced 20 Ph.Ds and several Master Projects. Choice of research areas include Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites, Polymer Blends and Composites, Synthesis of polymers from natural resources, Green materials and bio-composites, ageing and degradation and development of biosensors.
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