Prof. Sabu Thomas

Dr. Sabu Thomas

Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering, School of Chemical Sciences

Hon: Director, International and Inter UniversityCentre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,Mahatma Gandhi University
Priyadarshini Hills P. O.,Kottayam, Kerala, India-686 560

Chief Editor:Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects

Post Doctoral Research

Macromolecular Science & Engineering Research Centre,Laval University,Quebec, Canada
Katholieke University of Leuven,Belgium

Research Area

Polymer Blends, Fibre Filled Polymer Composites, Hybrid Composites, Particulate Filled Polymer Composites, Aging and Degradation, Membrane Assisted Separation, Diffusion and Pervaporation Phenomena, Inter Penetrating Polymer Systems, Nano Composites, Eposy Thermoplastic Blends, Recyclability and Reuse of Waste Plastics and Rubbers

Research Grant

STEC, CSIR DST, AICTE, BRANS/BARC, UGC

Collaborating Institutions

  • Abt.Kunststoffee/Verbundaerkstoffe,Germany
  • Technische Universitat Chemitz,Germany.
  • Katholieke University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Martin-Luther-Universitat HalleWitenberg,Germany.
  • Instituteof Polymer Research, Dresden, Germany.

Research Publications (selected)

  • Effects of blend ratio and crosslinking systems on the curing behaviour, Morphology and mechanical properties of styrene butadiene rubber/Poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate blends, C.K.Radhakrishnan, A.Sujith, Unnikrishnan, S.Thomas, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 94 (2004) 827
  • Influence of carboxyl-terminated (butadiene-co-acrylonitrile) loading on the mechanical and thermal roperties of cured epoxy blends, R. Thomas, J. Abraham, T. P. Selvin, S. Thomas, J.Polym.Sci.Part B: Polym.Phys 42 (2004) 2531
  • Viscoelastic behavior of polypropylene/nitrile rubber thermoplastic elastomer blends: Application of Kerner’s models for reactively compatibilized and dynamically vulcanized systems, G.G.Bandyopadhyay, S.S. Bhagawan, S. Thomas and K.N. Ninan, J Polym Sci pol phys 42 (2004) 1417
  • Dynamic Mechanical properties of short sisal fibre reinforced polypropylene composites, P.V.Joseph, G.Mathew, K.Joseph, G.Groeninckx and S.Thomas, Composites: Part A 34 (2003) 275 Compatibilsation of heterogenous acrylonitrile butadiene rubber / polystyrene blends by the addition of styrene acrylonitrile copolymer: Effect on morphology mechanical properties, Monsy Mathew and S.Thomas, Polymer, 44 (2003) 1295