Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dr. Abdul Kareem Thottoli, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,

Certified Photovoltaic Systems Technician (C-DIT, Govt.of Kerala)
Mobile: +919747917623

ResearcherID: A-1421-2010, Average citation per article: 2.50, h-index: 3
(Source: Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI) Web of Knowledge)
Scopus Author ID: 55041704400

Total Journal Publications: 11, Total Impact Factor: 11.114, Total Citations: 21


CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
Plasma Electrochemistry, Nanomaterials Synthesis and characterization, Polymer Solar Cells

SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCE

PROJECT DESIGN
  • Measurement of the surface area of the interface between donor and acceptor, Collaborative project proposal submitted during I-CAMP 2012, Group Members: Houman Yaghoubi (University of South Florida,USA), Amirhossein Fallahpour (University of Rome Tor Vergata,Italy), Masoud Rahman (University of Califormia,USA), Paladugu Sathyanarayana (University of Hyderabad,India), Abdulkareem Thottoli (Kongunadu Arts and science college,Coimbatore),Consultant: Prof. Sean Shaheen (University of California, USA)                     

  • P3HT:ZnS Plasmonic Solar Cells (Project Sanctioned by INUP, IISc., Bangalore under Dr.Praveen C Ramamurthy,Materials Engineering,IISc.,Bangalore, Sep. 2011- Nov.2011)


  • ZnS Nanoparticles Synthesis for Flexible Display by Plasma Electrochemical Deposition (Project Sanctioned by UGC (MRP – 2983/09) under Dr. A. Anu Kaliani, Assistant Professor in Physics, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, 2008-2010)
FULL PAPERS PUBLISHED

  1. T. Abdul Kareem and A. Anu Kaliani, “Effect of trisodium citrate concentration on the particle growth of ZnS nanoparticles”. Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry, 3:56, 2013,  doi: 10.1186/2193-8865-3-56, Citation Rank: 65%, Accessed 2540 times (updated on 20-08-2014) Highly Accessed.
Cited by 1) A Jain et al. Journal of Materials Science:Materials in   
                Electronics, 2014

  1. T. Abdul Kareem and A. Anu Kaliani, “Effect of polyvinyl alcohol concentration on the ZnS nano particles and wet chemical synthesis of wurtzite ZnS nanoparticles”. Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry, 3:31,2013, doi:10.1186/2193-8865-3-31.                          Citation Rank: 65%, Accessed 2472 times (updated on 20-08-2014)

Cited by 1) B.Ajitha et al. International Journal of Scientific &   
       Engineering Research, 2014
 2) Beerandra Singh, Amarjeet Kaur., Synthetic Metals,2014.

  1. T. Abdul Kareem and A. Anu Kaliani, “ZnS nanoparticle synthesis and stability of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate ([BMIM][BF4]) under glow discharge plasma”. Ionics, 2013,DOI 10.1007/s11581-013-0877-2, Impact Factor : 1.836
Cited by 1) AZ Gotvajn et al., Water Science & Technology, 2014

  1. T. Abdul Kareem and A. Anu Kaliani, “X-ray diffraction study of plasma exposed and annealed Al-Sb bilayer thin film”, Plasma Science and Technology, 15, 4, 2013,     Impact Factor : 0.596

  1. T. Abdul Kareem and A. Anu Kaliani, “Current–voltage characteristics of ionic liquid–air glow discharges”, Journal of plasma physics, doi:10.1017/S0022377813000019, 2013, Impact Factor : 0.739

  1. T. Abdul Kareem and A. Anu Kaliani, “I-V characterisitics and the synthesis of ZnS nano particles by glow discharge at the metal | ionic liquid interface, Journal of plasma physics, 78,02,2012, doi:10.1017/S0022377811000560, Impact Factor : 0.739
Cited by 1) Toshiro Kaneko et al., Chapter 24, Plasma process on ionic liquid 
                  substrate for morphology controlled nanoparticles,INTECH,2013.

  1. T. Abdul Kareem and A. Anu Kaliani, “Glow discharge plasma electrolysis for  nanoparticles synthesis”, Ionics,3,18:315-327, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11581-011-0639-y, Impact Factor : 1.836, Citation Rank: 80%
   Cited by        1)Genki Saito et al. Journal of Applied Physics,2012
                       2)Anis Allagui et al. Electrochimica Acta, 2013
         3) Hiroharu YUI et al. BUNSEKI KAGAKU, 2013
        4)Janiak, C., Section B Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2013
       5)Ting Liu et al.Nanotechnology(IEEE-NANO)13th Conference, 2013
      6)Genki Saito et al. Advanced Powder Technology, 2014
     7)Janiak C., Topics in Organometallic Chemistry,2014
    8)Genki Saito et al. Applied Physics Letters,2014.

  1. T. Abdul Kareem, A. Anu Kaliani, Ayush Khare, “Characterization of Mn doped ZnS nanocrystalline powder dispersed in polyvinyl alcohol”, Arabian Journal of Chemistry,5,4,2012, doi:10.1016/j.arabjc.2010.10.016, Impact Factor : 2.684

  1. T. Abdul Kareem, A. Anu Kaliani, "Synthesis and thermal study of octahedral silver nano-plates in polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)", Arabian Journal of Chemistry,4:325-331,2011, doi:10.1016/j.arabjc.2010.06.054, Impact Factor : 2.684
Cited by   1)Wei Wei Li et al. Applied Mechanics and Materials,2012
               2)Majid Montazer et al., Progress in Organic Coatings,2012
                                      3)M. Venkatesham et al. International Journal of Green Nano
                                        Technology,2012
                                    4) M. Venkatesham et al. Applied Nanoscience, 2014
 
  1. T. Abdul Kareem, A. Pragatheeswaran and A. Anu Kaliani, “Characterization of nano sized silver prepared in Polyvinyl Alcohol”, Jurnal Nanosains & Nanoteknologi ISSN 1979-0880,3,2, July 2010

  1. A. Pragatheeswaran, T. Abdul Kareem and A. Anu Kaliani, “Effect of plasma exposure on silver nanoparticles embedded in polyvinyl alcohol”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 208 (2010) 012109. Downloaded by 780 people (updated on 20/08/2014).
            Cited by  1) Magdalena Stevanović et al  Colloid & Polymer Science 2011
                                      2) Hamid Entezar Mehdi et al., Journal of Fusion Energy 2013
                                     3) Magdalena Stevanović et al, Polymer 2012

4) Magdalena Stevanović et al , ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2013

SCHOLARSHIPS
1. Government of Tamilnadu State Collegiate Education Scholarship for Ph.D.

TRAVEL FELLOWSHIPS
  1. U.S. National Science Foundation I2CAM International Materials Institute Travel Grant for I-CAMP Summer School 2012 held at University of Colorado, Boulder, U.S.A.

  1. Centre for International Co-operation in Science (promoted by Indian National Science Academy), Chennai Travel Fellowship for I-CAMP Summer School 2012 held at University of Colorado, Boulder, U.S.A.

  1. U.S. National Science Foundation I2CAM International Materials Institute Travel Grant,  
            Grant DMR- 0844115 for I-CAMP Summer School 2009 held in China.


  1. Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India Travel Fellowship for I-CAMP Summer School 2009 held in China.
DISSERTATIONS
Jan. 2008 – May. 2013 Ph.D. Thesis:

            “Plasma electrochemical synthesis of ZnS nanoparticles and wet chemical synthesis of                     ZnS and Ag nanoparticles for P3HT bulk heterojunction solar cells”

Sept. 2006-Sept. 2007 M. Phil. Dissertation :  Title: “Characterization of Plasma Exposed AlSb bilayer Thin Film”, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
  • Under the Guidance of Dr. A. Anukaliani, MSc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,
  • Coated Al-Sb bilayer thin film using HIND HIGH VACUUM Coating Unit.
  • Exposed the Coated films to Cold Plasma for various time periods
  • Studied the XRD and Optical properties of this bilayer films
16.11.2005-14.2.2006 M. Sc. Dissertation: Title: “Preparation of Photographic Emulsion and the Characteristic Study of Panchromatic Film”, Hindustan Photo Films Mfg. Co. Ltd, Ootacamund (Ooty), Tamilnadu
  • Under the guidance of Dr. N. Easwaran,MSc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Reader in Physics and K.Raman, MSc.,(Dept. of R and D,HPF)
  •  Three months training in the R and D Department of HPF
  • Prepared photographic emulsion and studied their characteristics
  • Collaborated with a dedicated research team
ABSTRACTS PUBLISHED

T. Abdul kareem and A. Anu kaliani, “Synthesis and Thermal Study of Octahedral Silver Nano-Plates in Polyvinyl alcohol”, The International Conference for Nanotechnology Industries: The Leading Technology of 21st Century, 05-07.04.2009, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, p-37.

V. Senthil, K. Punitha, T. Abdul kareem and A. Anu kaliani, “Synthesis and characterization of silver nanocrystals”, 13th National Seminar on Crystal Growth, January 27-29, 2009, SSN College of Engineering, Tamilnadu, CS-67.

A. Pragatheeswaran, T. Abdul kareem and A. Anu kaliani, “Synthesis and photo-physical study of silver nanoparticles”, UGC Sponsored National Level Conference on Nanotechnology, Aug.29-30, 2008, Erode Arts and Science College, Tamilnadu

T. Abdul kareem, S. Inbakumar and A. Anu kaliani, “Characterization of plasma exposed Al-Sb bilayer thin film”, 22nd National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology, Dec.6-10, 2007,Ahmedabad, PR-63.

T. Abdul kareem, S. Inbakumar and A. Anu kaliani, “Hydrophilicity improvement of polyester by glow discharge plasma”, 21st National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology, 19-22 Dec 2006, MNIT, Jaipur, p-147.

ABSTRACTS PUBLISHED
  1. T. Abdul kareem and A. Anu kaliani, “Synthesis and Thermal Study of Octahedral Silver Nano-Plates in Polyvinyl alcohol”, The International Conference for Nanotechnology Industries: The Leading Technology of 21st Century, 05-07.04.2009, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, p-37.
  2. V. Senthil, K. Punitha, T. Abdul kareem and A. Anu kaliani, “Synthesis and characterization of silver nanocrystals”, 13th National Seminar on Crystal Growth, January 27-29, 2009, SSN College of Engineering, Tamilnadu, CS-67.
  3. A. Pragatheeswaran, T. Abdul kareem and A. Anu kaliani, “Synthesis and photo-physical study of silver nanoparticles”, UGC Sponsored National Level Conference on Nanotechnology, Aug.29-30, 2008, Erode Arts and Science College, Tamilnadu
  4. T. Abdul kareem, S. Inbakumar and A. Anu kaliani, “Characterization of plasma exposed Al-Sb bilayer thin film”, 22nd National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology, Dec.6-10, 2007,Ahmedabad, PR-63.
  5. T. Abdul kareem, S. Inbakumar and A. Anu kaliani, “Hydrophilicity improvement of polyester by glow discharge plasma”, 21st National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology, 19-22 Dec 2006, MNIT, Jaipur, p-147.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
1.      Life Member of Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI). No. LM-634
2.      Full ICAM Member-JNCASR, Bangalore Branch (2008 to 2013)
3.      Life Member of Indian Liquid Crystal Society (L - 420).
4.      Member of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr.12363)
5.      Regular Fellow of Optical Society of India (F1082,2013)
6.      Life Member of Materials Research Society of India(MRSI)-LMB2159
7.      Associate Member of The Institute of Nanotechnology, Scotland.
8.      Member of Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies-Division of Plasma Physics

INVITED TALKS
  1. “Introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology”, National Seminar at MEA Engineering College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram, Kerala on 16th March 2012.

SUMMER SCHOOLS
  1. 16th July 2012 – 11 August 2012 Inter-Continental Advanced Materials for Photonics (I-CAMP) Summer School 2012 on Renewable and Sustainable Energy Sponsored by International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matters, RASEI, NREL and National Science Foundation, USA held at University of Colorado, Boulder, U.S.A.
  2. 28 June 2009- 19 July 2009 Inter-Continental Advanced Materials for Photonics          (I-CAMP) Summer School 2009, Sponsored by International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matters and National Science Foundation, USA held in (Hangzhou, Shanghai, Qingdao and Beijing) China.
Papers Presented in Seminar/ Conferences at State/ National/ International Level.

  1.  The International Conference for Nanotechnology Industries: The Leading Technology of 21st Century (International), Synthesis and Thermal Study of Octahedral Silver Nano-Plates in Polyvinyl Alcohol, 05th April -07.April 2009, King Abdullah Institute of Nanotechnology, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  2. 13th National Seminar on Crystal Growth (National level),Synthesis and characterization of silver nanocrystals, 27th January-29th January, 2009, SSN College of Engineering, Tamilnadu
  3. UGC Sponsored National Level Conference on Nanotechnology (National Level),Synthesis and photo-physical study of silver nanoparticles,29th August-30 August 2008, Erode Arts and Science College, Tamilnadu
  4. 21st National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (National level), Analysis of hydrophilicity of polyester by glow discharge plasma, 19th December-22nd December 2006, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops attended at State Level/ National Level/ International Level.

  1. Patent Awareness Workshop (National Level) 03rd March 2010, Patent Information Cell, R and D, Bharathiar University,Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
  2. The International Conference for Nanotechnology Industries: The Leading Technology of 21st Century (International), 05th April -07.April 2009, King Abdullah Institute of Nanotechnology, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  3. Workshop on “Electromagnetic Radiation from Wireless Base Station for Communications and Information Technology Systems” (International), 08th April 2009, Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  4. International Seminar on “Nanostructures for Electronics and Biomedical Applications” (International), 09th January 2009, Bharathiar University, Tamilnadu
  5. 13th National Seminar on Crystal Growth (National level), 27th January-29th January, 2009, SSN College of Engineering, Tamilnadu
  6. National workshop on “Plasma Technology in Surface Engineering and Mineral Processing” (National level),2ndJune-05.June 2009,M.G. University, Kottayam, Kerala
  7. National Seminar on “Biodiversity - Status, Conservation and Management” (National level) ,12th September-13 September 2008, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
  8. IUAC Acquaintance Programme “Accelerated Based Research” (National Level), 1st December, 2006, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
Academic Qualifications
2008-2014 Ph. D. in Physics, Bharathiar University, Tamilnadu
2006 -2007 M. Phil. in Physics (Plasma Physics), KNA&S College, Bharathiar University, TN
2004-2006 M.Sc. Physics, Kongunadu Arts & Science College, Bharathiar University,Tamilnadu
2000-2003 B.Sc. Physics with Mathematics and Computer Science, Majlis Arts and Science College,
                                               University of Calicut,Kerala

Other Certificate Courses/ Training
  1. 22nd to 23rd Febraury 2014, Technician Training Program on Solar Photovoltaic Systems Centre for Development of Imaging Technology(CDIT) under Govt.of Kerala, Trivandrum
  2. 19th to 20th February 2014, Training Programme on Hi-Tech Farming       Precision Farming Development Centre, Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Kerala Agricultural University, Tavanur
  3. 25th to 5th May 2011      Hands on Training on Nanofabrication Technologies        Centers of Excellence in Nanoelectronics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  4. 15th and16th April 2010 Intensive Continuing Education Training Programme on “Nano Fabrication Technologies”, Center for Continuing Education, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  5. March 2006- March 2007 Training Course in Science Journalism , Indian Science Communication Society, Lucknow
  6.  June 2005-May 2006 Certificate Course in Maintenance & Servicing of Electronic Devices, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
  7. 03rd March 2006-18th March 2006 Practical Study of Product Manufacturing Process and  Dispatching(micro-controllers), Computer Controlls Corporation(CCC), G.N.Mills, Coimbatore.
  8. 16th November 2005-14th February 2006, Preparation of Photographic Emulsion and the Characteristic Study of Panchromatic Film, Hindustan Photo Films Mfg. Co. Ltd, Ootacamund (Ooty), Tamilnadu
  9. June 2002- March 2003 ACWA, Advanced Certificate in Web Applications, NIIT, Valancherry, Malappuram, Kerala
 Awards
  1. Award for best ISAS presentation (NIIT, Valancherry, Malappuram, Kerala, Year- 2002)
  2. First Prize in Science Quiz (Balarama, Malayalamanorama, Kerala, Year-1998)
Computer Skills : MS Windows, MS Office 2003, ORIGIN 7.5, MATLAB and good typing skill
Language Skills: Fluent (Read, Write & Speak) Malayalam, English and Tamil
Read &Write Hindi, Arabic, German

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

2001-2003 National Service Scheme (NSS) Volunteer, University of Calicut, Kerala

PART TIME WORK EXPERIENCE
  1. From August 2010 Guest Lecturer in the PG & Research Department of Physics, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore
  2. March 2008- June 2008 Typist
  3. November 2007 – April 2008 Event Manager, Organized many commercial events for various companies
  4. 2006-2007 Guest Lecturer in Pang Government Higher Secondary School , Pang, Malappuram
  5. 2000-2002 LIC Agent (Branch III, Calicut), an award got for business sucess
  6. 1999-2001 Post man (only on leave vacancy)
  7. 1998 April-1998 July Tailor assistant
Hobbies
1. Agriculture
2. Apiculture

Visited Places
  1.  New Delhi
  2. Aligarh Muslim University
  3. Bangalore
  4. Chennai
  5. Pondicherry
  6. Jaipur
  7. Ajmer
  8. All districts of Kerala (for Colgate Maxfresh Advertisement Programme)
  9. Western districts of Tamilnadu
  10. Ooty
  11. Madurai
  12. Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
  13. Jeddah (Saudi arabia)
  14. Makkah (Saudi arabia)
  15. Madeena (Saudi arabia)
  16. Thaif (Saudi Arabia)
  17. Hong Kong (China)
  18. Hangzhou(China)
  19. Shanghai (China)
  20. Qingdao(China)
  21. Beijing (China)
  22. Colorado (USA)
Visited Holly Places
  1. Madurai Meenakshi Temple (Hindu Temple)
  2. Delhi Juma Masjid (Muslim's masjid)
  3. Ajmer (Muslim's holly place)
  4. Parumala Palli (Malankara Catholics- Christian's holly place)
  5. Kodungallur (Hindu's, muslims, and christians holly place)
  6. Makkah
  7. Madeena

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