Dr. Renjith S.
Scientist 'B'
Phone : 9744209224

PhD in Chemistry, Kerala University, 2018 (Centre: CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum)

MSc Chemistry, Kerala University, 2011 (Department of Chemistry, Kerala University campus, Kariavattom)

BSc Chemistry, Kerala University, 2009 (University College, Trivandrum)

Scientist B, SCTIMST, 2017-

Analyst (CT), CFSC, Dept. of Industries & Commerce, Govt. of Kerala, 2016-17

Research Fellow, CSIR-NIIST, 2012-16

Qualified CSIR-UGC-JRF examination conducted by CSIR, Delhi held in Dec 2010.

PV Nair Gold Medal from University of Kerala for scoring highest marks in MSc Chemistry examination conducted by University of Kerala in 2011

Won First Rank in MSc Chemistry from Kerala University.

Won Best paper award for Chemical sciences in the 25th Swadeshi science congress held in Kalady Sree Sankara University of Sanskrit during 17-18th December 2015.

Analytical characterization of biomaterials and biomedical devices-Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Thermal analysis, Mechanical testing and Confocal Raman Microscopy

Development and validation of analytical methods for the evaluation of biomaterials and biomedical devices

Ionic liquids (ILs) and Ionic liquid crystals (ILCs): Synthesis, Characterization, Self-assembly and Biomedical applications

Polymers: Conducting polymers, Poly(ionic liquid)s (PILs), Surfaces and interfaces, surface modification, Biomedical applications

Electrochemistry: Electrode modifications, EC sensing

Physicochemical analysis of Biomaterials and Biomedical devices: Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Mechanical and Thermal analyses.

Teaching and training: Analytical characterization of materials

A. Ajayaghosh, J. D. Sudha, S. Renjith, N. Kalaiselvi, B. Chandrasekhar; Low Cost Bio-Based Ionic Liquid Crystal Membrane Useful For Energy Storage Systems & Preparation Thereof.; Indian patent no: 201611027797, 2016.

CSIR-UGC Junior Research Fellowship, 2012-16

Life Member, Society for Polymer Science India (SPSI), 2018.

Life Member, Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (India), 2020.

Life Member, Indian Society of Analytical Scientists (ISAS), 2022.

Life Member, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), 2022.

Augmentation of Central Analytical Facility with tests on personal protective equipment for medical use (PI, Technology Development Fund, 2020-2021)

Estimation of Ethylene Oxide (EtO) and other Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in sterilized specimens using head space gas chromatogrphy (PI, Technology Development Fund, SCTIMST, 2018-19).

MSc Desertations supervised-05

Ms. Neha (SN College Punalur, 2022), Ms. Akshara (SN College Punalur, 2023), Ms. Ganga Devi (SN College Kollam, 2023), Ms. Gauri Gopan (SN College Kollam, 2023), Ms. Anakha (SN College Kollam, 2023)

Participated in a Training programme on 'Internal Quality Auditing as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017" conducted by Systems & Training from 28 to 30 May 2018 at SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram.

Participated in a One day training programme on 'Biological Evaluation based on ISO 10993" on 01 November 2018 at BMT wing, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram.

Successfully completed two day training in "Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry" conducted by M/s. Waters (India) pvt. ltd. from 20 to 21 December 2018 at Bangalore.

Successfully completed a two week distance learning program on "Practical course & guidelines on Uncertainty of Measurement" organized by Training and Capacity Building (TCB) cell, Quality Council of India (QCI) commenced on 15/09/2020.

Analytical method development

Ionic liquids for biomedical applications

Surface modification


Convener of International Conference on Polymeric Materials in Medicine (ICPMM 2022) jointly organized by SCTIMST and SPSI Thiruvananthapuram chapter on 25-26, February 2022.

Convener, Competency Development Cell (CDC), BMT wing. (2019-2021)

Member, Chemical safety group, BMT wing.

Delivered a talk on ''Beat plastic pollution" on 22-06-18 at Mar Thoma College, Chungathara as part of the world environmental day celebrations.

Delivered a lecture on "Smart Materials" on 28-07-18 at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam for MSc students and college teachers organized by Academy of Chemistry Teachers, Kerala and FMNC.

Delivered a talk on "Ozone Chemistry" as part of international ozone day celebrations at St Mary's College for women, Thrissur on 19-09-18.

Delivered a Talk on Molecular self-assembly at the Department of Chemistry, University of Kerala on 25-10-18 as part of the induction program for the newly joined MSc students.

Delivered a talk to the selected 9th standard students of the district on "Rasamulla thanthram" as part of science education program "Shasthrajalakom" organized by SIET, Government of Kerala and hosted by SN College Chempazhanthi on 06-01-19.

Delivered a talk on "Characterization of nanomaterials" on 16-01-19 at Fatima Mata National College, as part of the state level seminar on nano science and technology organized by PG and Research department of Chemistry, FMNC supported by KSCSTE and ACT.

Delivered a talk on "An introduction to Chemistry" during the program organized by the Science club, Govt College Attingal, on 30-01-19 at the Govt. College attingal.

Delivered a talk on "Communicating Science to the common man" during the National Science day celebration at the Government arts college Trivandrum organized by their science forum Bodhi, sponsored by DST and KSCSTE on 27-02-19.

Delivered a talk on "Chemistry of Investigation; unveiling the hidden truths" during the 'National seminar on emerging trends in Chemistry' at the Department of Chemistry, University college, Thiruvananthapuram on 16-03-19.

Delivered a talk on "Smart materials" on 13-07-19 at SD college Alappuzha during the one day seminar on smart materials and supramolecular Chemistry organized by the Academy of Chemistry Teachers (ACT), SD college Alappuzha, and St Michael's college Cherthala.

Delivered a talk on "Smart Materials" during the one day seminar on smart materials and analytical techniques organized by department of chemistry, SN College for women, Kollam on 03-09-19 at SNCW Kollam.

Delivered a lecture on "Analytical Chemistry" as part of the free CSIR/UGC-NET coaching to the selected students organized by Kerala University Department of Chemistry Alumni Association (KUDoCAA) on 14-09-19 at the department of Chemistry, University of Kerala.

Delivered a talk on "Chromatographic methods for biomedical applications" in connection with the national seminar "New perspectives in chemical sciences" organized by PG & Research Department of Chemistry, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Peelamedu, Coimbatore on 17-09-19. The conference was organized to celebrate the international year of periodic table (INYPT-2019).

Delivered a talk on "Smart materials" during the two day workshop on smart materials organized by dept of chemistry Amrita Vishwa vidyapeedam, Kollam as part of national level multifest "Vidyut" on 30-01-20.

Delivered a lecture on "An introduction to smart materials" as part of one day webinar organized by the Department of Chemistry, St. Gregorios College, Kottarakara on 23-05-20.

Delivered a lecture on "Analytical characterization of nanomaterials" in association with the three day international webinar on nanoscience & technology organized by the Department of basic science & Humanities, Rajagiri School of engineering & Technology (RSET), Kochi on 17-09-20.

Delivered a talk entitled "Chromatography: An investigation through colors" as part of the webinar series 'Paradigms in chemical science' organized by the department of Polymer Chemistry, Govt. College Attingal on 07/10/20.

Delivered a talk on "Separation techniques" as part of the webinar series organized by the PG and Research Department of Chemistry, S.N. College, Chempazhanthy on 30/10/20.

Delivered a talk on "Smart Materials for Smarter Future" in connection with the AICTE sponsored online one week short training program (STTP) on "Smart materials, Automation and its future impact on humans (SAFIH 2020)" organized by the department of mechanical engineering, Sree Buddha college of engineering, Alappuzha on 11/12/20.

Delivered a webinar talk on 'importance of science' in connection with the webinar series for the secondary students of Trivandrum district organized by the Samagra Shiksha Kerala, Department of General Education on 16-01-21.

Delivered a webinar talk on "Science and Humanity" as part of the National Science Day celebrations organized by the Department of Physics, SN college Varkala, on 28-02-21.

Delivered a Zoom lecture on "Polymers" as part of the public lecture series organized by the State Institute of Languages, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Kerala, for the benefit of students preparing for competitive examinations on 02-03-21.

Delivered a webinar lecture on "Smart materials" as part of the 'QUIMICO 2k21' webinar series organized by the Post graduate and research department of Chemistry, MG College, Thiruvananthapuram, for the benefit of MSc students of various colleges on 06/03/21.

Delivered a webinar lecture on "Role of science in human life"as part of the National Science Day 2021 celebrations organized by the Science club of KSMDB College, Sasthamcotta on 07/03/21.

Delivered a lecture on "Role of Chemistry in developing a new world" as part of the DBT-STAR scheme supported seminar organized by the PG department of Chemistry of S.N College, Sivagiri, Varkala on 13/03/21.

Delivered a talk on "Instrumentation Techniques" as part of the webinar organized by the Sree Gokulam arts and science college, Calicut on 27/03/21.

Delivered a talk on "Secret of surfaces" as part of the webinar series "Scientific Symphoria 2021" organized by PG and research department of Chemistry, Mar Ivanios College on 12/05/21.

Delivered a webinar lecture on "Chemistry in everyday life" as part of the webinar series organized by the department of Chemistry, St. Mary's College, Puthanangadi on 24/05/21.

Delivered a webinar talk on "Ozone Chemistry" as part of the world Ozone Day celebration at Sree Narayana College Alathur organized by the department of environment and water management of the college on 16/09/21.

Delivered a talk on "surfaces and their secrets" as part of the webinar series organized by Sree Narayana Guru College of Advanced Studies (SCGCAS), Chempazhanthi on 13-04-22.

Delivered a talk on "Ionic liquids for a sustainable future" during the national seminar on "Chemistry: Our life, Our future" organized by post graduate and research department of chemistry, NSS Hindu college Changanacherry in association with Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam on 05/05/22.

Delivered the keynote address on ?Global science for global well-being? during the National Science Day celebration at the Santhom Malankara arts and science college, Edanji, Thiruvananthapuram on 27th February 2023.

Delivered the keynote address on ?Ionic liquids: green materials for a sustainable future? during the inauguration of national conference on materials science and green technology organized by the department of physics Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education (NICHE) on 9th March 2023.

Delivered a lecture on ?Chemical Characterization of Polymeric Medical Devices: Unveiling the Identity & Risks? during the 21st national conference and technology exhibition on medical devices (plastic disposables and implants) industry: Manufacturing, quality and regulatory-challenges and opportunities organized by Indian medical device industries (IMDI), Medical Plastics data service, and Medisource Asia on 26th August 2023 in Chennai.



Renjith S, Chemical Characterization of polymeric medical devices: unveiling the identity and risks, Medical Plastics data service, 2023, Vol.31, No.4, pages 24-26
Naresh Kasoju, N. S. Remya, Renjith Sasi, S. Sujesh, Biju Soman, C. Kesavadas, C. V. Muraleedharan, P. R. Harikrishna Varma and Sanjay Behari, Digital health: trends, opportunities and challenges in medical devices, pharma and bio-technology, CSI Transactions on ICT, 2023, DOI: 10.1007/s40012-023-00380-3
Renjith Sasi, Nirmala Nimi, T. S. Sasikala and Roy Joseph, Measurement Uncertainty of Chromatographic Analyses: A Comparative Study on the Role of Reference Materials, MAPAN, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12647-022-00595-w
Gopika Ramesh, Jyothi Embekkat Kaviyil, Willi Paul, Renjith Sasi, and Roy Joseph, Gallium-Curcumin Nanoparticle Conjugates as an Antibacterial Agent against Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Synthesis and Characterization, ACS OMEGA, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.1c06398
Renjith S., S. L. Sreejith, Gopika Ramesh, D. R. Sherin, Jyothi E.K., Willi Paul, Roy Joseph., Ionic liquid based antimicrobial coating on polymeric surface: A green chemistry approach, Results in Surfaces and Interfaces, 2021, 5, 100026, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsurfi.2021.100026
S. L.Sreejith, B. P.Aswathy, Roy Joseph, and Renjith S., Size Exclusion Chromatography: An Effective Tool for the Estimation of Sirolimus Levels, Journal of Chromatography B, 2020, 1156,122303, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchromb.2020.122303
Sreejith S. L., and Renjith S., Residual Ethylene Oxide in Medical Devices: Effects and Estimation Methods, an Overview, Trends in Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, 2020, 34(1), 7-12, http://biomaterials.org.in/tibao/index.php/tibao/article/view/342
C. Molji, Renjith S., K. B. Jinesh, J. D. Sudha, Macroscopically oriented (3-pentadecyl phenol) dangled fluorene based conductive polymer through side chain engineering for microelectronics, eXPRESS Polymer Letters, 2019, 13(12):1027-1040, http://www.expresspolymlett.com/
Renjith S., K.B. Jinesh, Molji C. and Sudha J. D., Stimuli responsive donor-acceptor poly (dithienyl-benzothiadiazole) for efficient charge transport applications, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2019, 222, 55-62, DOI: 10.1016/, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254058418308307
Renjith S., B. Chandrasekhar, N. Kalaiselvi, and Sudha J. D, Green Solid Ionic Liquid Crystalline Electrolyte Membranes with Anisotropic Channels for Efficient Li-Ion Batteries, Advanced Sustainable Systems, 2017, 1, 160031, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adsu.201600031/abstract