Dr. Shiny Velayudhan
Scientist 'D'
Phone :
04712520341 (O); 8547357351 (Mobile)

Ph.D, SCTIMST, Trivandrum, 2005

M.Tech (Polymer Technology), CUSAT, Cochin, 1999

M.Sc (Chemistry), University of Calicut, Calicut, 1996

B.Sc. (Chemisry), Providence Women?s College, Calicut, 1994

AISCE, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Calicut,1991

AISSC,E Kendriya Vidyalaya, Calicut, 1989

Scientist - D, SCTIMST, Trivandrum

Scientist - D (Adhoc), SCTIMST, Trivandrum, 01 March 2017 ? 24 August 2017

Principle Investigator, DBT, BioCare Scheme, SCTIMST, Trivandrum, 14 February 2014 ? 31 May 2017

Lecturer (Adhoc), National Institute of Technology, Calicut, August 2012 ? January 2014

Scientist - C (Adhoc), SCTIMST, Trivandrum, February 2009 ? August 2012

Post Doctoral Fellow, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Nov 2005 ? Nov 2008

Visiting Scientist, Institute for Composite Materials, Germany, October 2001-December 2004

MAHE Award for the best paper (2012), Society of Biomaterials and Artificial Organs India.
Travel Award (2004), Council of Industrial and Scientific, Govt of India.
Travel Award (2004), Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India.
Travel Award (2003) European Society of Biomaterials, Germany.
Best seminar award (2001), in connection with the Golden jubilee celebrations IIT Kharagpur
Bajpai-Saha award (2000) for the best paper presented at the International conference organized by the Society of Biomaterials & Artificial Organs of India, IIT Kharagpur

Processing and evaluation of polymer and polymer composites for biomedical applications.

Polymeric micro-devices for drug delivery applications.

Designing in bioinks for three-dimensional bio-printing.

Synthesis and characterization of novel polymers for applications such as bio-printing and tissue engineering.

Development and characterization of polymeric micro-devices for drug delivery applications.

Shiny Velayudhan, Anil Kumar PR, Kumary TV and Kalliyana Krishnan V. A polymeric hydrogel system for three-dimensional (3D) printing. Reference number: 201741021062.

Babitha Sumathy, Shiny Velayudhan and Prabha D. Nair. A bi-layered polymeric scaffold with arrayed micro-pits for full-thickness skin construct. Reference number: 201741019059.

Anil Kumar PR, Shiny Velayudhan, Roopesh R. Pai, Kumary TV and Kalliyana Krishnan V. Miniature Bioreactor Module for Continuous Perfusion Culture of Mammalian Cells. Reference number: 285926 (Design registration)

Shiny Velayudhan and Prabha D. Nair. Polymeric micro-needles for controlled delivery of drugs/biomolecules and a process for the preparation thereof. Reference number: 5408-CHE 2015

Research fellowship under the Bio-Care Scheme from Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India, 2014-2017.

Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 2005-2008. The University of Queensland, Australia.

DAAD fellowship: 3 years personnel exchange program funded co-jointly by DST (India) and DAAD (Germany).

Gate fellowship: Qualified the Graduate Aptitude Examination, GATE-'97. Percentile score: 91.

Life member in Society of Polymer Science of India
Life member In Materials Research Society of India
Life member in Society of Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, India.
Member in Australian Society of Biomaterials (2005-2009)

Co-Principal Investigator in the project entitled `Development of cell encapsulated click gels as bioinks for 3D bioprinting. Funding agency SCTIMST (TDF program)

Co-Investigator in the project entitled `3D printing of liver tissue constructs for in vitro hepatotoxicity testing?. Funding agency SCTIMST (TRC program).

Co-Investigator in the project entitled `3D printing of skin tissue for in vitro toxicity testing?. Funding agency SCTIMST (TRC program).


Velayudhan S. Anil Kumar PR and Prabha D. Nair., A novel, single step, highly sensitive in-vitro cell-based metabolic assay using Honeycomb microporous polymer membranes. , Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 2015, 11, 590-599, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26310066
Velayudhan S, Varma HK and Ramesh P., Mechanical properties of hydroxyapatite-filled ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer composites: Effect of particle size and morphology. , Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2011, 119,1594-1601., https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/app.32812
Jack K, Velayudhan S, Lukmann P and Justin Cooper-white., Fabrication of Nano-composite Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds by Thermally- Induced Phase Separation , Acta Biomaterialia, 2009, 5, 2657- 2667
Velayudhan S, Darren Martin and Justin Cooper-white. , Evaluation of dynamic creep properties of surgical mesh prosthesis using hysteresis method I a?? Uniaxial fatigue, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Appl Biomater, 2009, 91B: 287-296, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/jbm.b.31401
Velayudhan S, Schmitt S, Friedrich K, Varma HK and Ramesh P., Stamp forming of hydroxyapatite-polymer composites for cranioplasty: Process Optimization using a right angled V-tool, Comp Part A: Appl Manufac, 2007, 38(6), 1621-1629,
Velayudhan, S., Ramesh, P., Varma, H. K. and Friedrich, K., Dynamic mechanical analysis of hydroxyapatite filled ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer., Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2005, 89, 454-460, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2004.10.004
Velayudhan S, Anilkumar TV, Kumary TV, Mohanan PV, Fernandez AC, Varma HK, Ramesh P., Biological evaluation of pliable, osteo-conductive ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer-hydroxyapatite composites intended for cranioplasty. , Acta Biomaterialia, 2005, 1, 201-209, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16701797
Sailaja GS. Velayudhan S, Sunny MC, Sreenivasan K, Varma HK and Ramesh P, Hydroxyapatite filled chitosan a??polyacrylic acid polyelectrolyte complex. , Journal of Materials Science, 2003, 38, 3653-3662, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1025689701309