Dr Sajna V P

Dr. Sajna V P has been teaching in the department of chemistry as an assistant professor since 2007. She is a research guide in this department under the University of Calicut. She holds a PhD in Plastic Technology from Anna University. She has published 7 articles in international peer-reviewed journals.

Educational qualification
  1. PhD in Plastic Technology
  2. MSc in Polymer Chemistry
Area of Interest
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Awards/Recognitions: Research Guide
  • Area of interest in your discipline: Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry 
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  • Date of Entry in Service: 23-08-2017
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  • Research (Area/Expertise, Research Projects, funding etc.): Biocomposites, nanomaterials 
  • Publications(Journal, Proceedings, Books/Chapter in books, Articles, Any other):

    1. Hybrid green nanocomposites of poly (lactic acid) reinforced with banana fibre and nano clay, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 2014, vol.33, no.18, pp. 1717-1732.
    2. Fabrication and characterization of bionanocomposites based on poly (lactic acid), banana fiber and nanoclay, International Journal of Plastic Engineering and Technology, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/s12588-014-9088-6.
    3. Moisture absorption behaviour of hybrid bionanocomposites of poly (lactic acid) and evaluation of physicochemical properties, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 2015, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 521–544.
    4. A study on Thermal Degradation Kinetics and Flammability Properties of Poly (lactic acid)/Banana Fiber/Nanoclay Hybrid Bionanocomposites, Polymer Composites, 2015, Vol. 38, Issue10, pp 2067-2079.
    5. Effect of Poly(lactic acid)-graft-Glycidyl Methacrylate as a compatibilizer on Properties of Poly(lactic acid)/Banana fiber Biocomposites, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2016, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp 515-524.
    6. Influence of Nanoclay and Graft Copolymer on the Thermal and Flammability Properties of Poly(lactic acid)/Banana Fiber Biocomposites, Journal of Vinyl and Additives Technology, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/vnl.21556.
    7. Weathering and Biodegradation Study on Graft Copolymer Compatibilized Hybrid bionanocomposites of Poly (lactic acid), Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2016, Vol.25, Issue 7, pp 2895–2906.
    8. Photocatalytic performance of chitosan tethered magnetic Fe2O3-like (3D/2D) hybrid for the dynamic removal of anionic dyes: Degradation and mechanistic pathways, S Vigneshwaran, P Sirajudheen, C P Nabeena, V P Sajna, S Meenakshi, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 183, 31 July 2021, Pages 2088-2099.
    9. Construction of ternary (1D/2D/3D) Fe2O3-supported micro pillared Cu-based MOF on chitosan with improved photocatalytic behavior on removal of paraquat,Sivakumar Vigneshwaran, Palliyalil Sirajudheen, Valiya Peedikakkal Sajna, Chang Min Park & Sankaran Meenakshi, Environmental Science and Pollution Research,January 2022, Pages 1-14
  • Seminars/workshops /field-oriented programs organized:

    Paper Presentation in Conferences

    1. ‘’Influence of nanoclay and graft copolymer on thermo-mechanical performance of fibre-reinforced poly (lactic acid) biocomposites’’, National seminar on Medicinal Chemistry (NSMC-2017), 24-25 July 2017, Unity women’s College Manjeri, Kerala.

    2. Effect of polylactide-g-glycidyl methacrylate on the hybrid bionanocomposite of polylactic acid:- synthesis and characterization, International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials-2015, 20-22 Feb 2015, Bangalore, India.

    3. Characterization of hybrid green nanocomposites of polylactic acid/banana fibre biocomposites reinforced with nanoclay, International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials, 14-16 Feb 2014, Bhubaneswar, India.

    4. Polylactic acid/Banana fiber/Nanoclay Bionanocomposites: Mechanical, Thermal and Morphological Characterization, Asian Workshop on Polymer Processing (AWPP), 8-11 Dec 2013, Goa, India.

    5. Thermal and mechanical stability of bionanocomposites of polylactic acid: Correlation of activation energy with thermal degradation, International Conference on Advanced Polymeric Materials, (ICAPM), 11-13 Oct 2013, MG University, Kottayam, India.

    6. Natural Fiber Based Green Composites : A Review, International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials, 10-12 February 2012, CIPET, Ahmadabad, India.

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