CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Dr.Md Sayem Alam
Scientist
Academic Qualifications
    PhD
Contact Details
Dr.Md Sayem Alam
Scientist

Industrial Chemistry, Polymer Division
CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
e-mail: sayem@clri.res.in sayemalam@gmail.com,
Phone:91 44 24437106


Dr. Md. Sayem Alam joined in Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai, India as a Scientist on January, 2011. He received Ph.D. in Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

Dr. Md. Sayem Alam’s research focus is on the Synthesis of Surfactants their Application. The lab pursues a broad range of research that includes Synthesis of Surfactants, Colloid & Surface Science, Biophysical Chemistry, Nano-Science and Nano-Technology, Applied & Industrial Chemistry, Leather Chemicals, etc.

He is a recognized guide in Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), New Delhi, India, Anna University, Chennai, India and University of Madras, Chennai, India. Dr. Md. Sayem Alam is a scientist with a strong commitment to the cause of his profession, particularly, in the field of Colloids and Surface Sciences/Physical Chemistry/ Biophysical Chemistry.

Area of Interest:
 
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Synthesis of Surfactants & their Application
  • Colloid & Surface Science
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Nano-Science and Nano-Technology
  • Applied & Industrial Chemistry
  • Leather Chemicals
Open Position:
 

If you are interested to join our research group, please send an email to me. We are looking for someone enthusiastic, creative and energetic!

Academic/Professional Details :
  • Bachelor of Science, B. Sc. (Chemistry Hons.) – 2001 with 1st Division

  • Master of Science, M. Sc. (Chemistry) – 2003 with 1st Division

  • Doctorate, Ph. D. (Chemistry) – December, 2007 – All from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Current Positions:
  • Scientist @ Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, CSIR-CLRI

  • Honorary Assistant Professor – Department of Leather Technology, Anna University

  • Assistant Professor – Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)

Research Supervisor for a number of under/post-graduate and Ph.D. students
  • No. of Ph.D s (Ongoing) as supervisor          : 2
  • No. of Ph.D s (Ongoing) as co-supervisor     : 1
  • No. of B.Tech.                                               : 2
  • No. of M.Tech.                                              : 1
  • No. of M.Sc.                                                  : 17
Major Projects Awarded
  • Synthesis of Novel Fatliquors by Gemini Surfactants for Making Better Leather
    PI
    DST Fast Track Young Scientists scheme
    Government of India Ministry of Science & Technology, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science & Technology (No. SF/FT/CS-48/2011), Rs. 26.00 Lakhs
  • Bioinspired Magnetic and Noble Metal-Based Hybrids Nanomaterials (MNHs): Synthesis, Functionalization and its Application to Biomedical and Environmental Biotechnology (RGYI)
    Co-PI
    Government of India Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Biotechnology (No. BT/PR6433/GBD/27/413/2012), Rs. 39.80 Lakhs
Member of Scientific Society
  • Life membership of Indian Council of Chemist, Agra, INDIA.
  • Life membership ofIndian Society of Surface Science and Technology, Kolkata, INDIA
  • Life membership ofThe Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, INDIA
  • Life membership ofChemical Research Society of India, Bangalore, INDIA
  • Life membership ofThe Indian Thermodynamics Society, Amritsar, INDIA
  • Life membership ofSociety for the Polymer Science of India, Chennai Chapter, Chennai, INDIA

Professional Training

  • Induction Training Programme for Scientists
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Human Resource Centre, Ghaziabad.
    7th – 17th March, 2011.
  • Orientation program for all newly recruited Scientists of CLRI
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) ─ Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI),
    Chennai, 5th – 15th September, 2011.
  • Leadership/Soft Skills Training Programme Peter’s Park Resort, Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu (1-4 June, 2012) and AU Alumni Club, Chennai (5-8 June, 2012); jointly Organized by CSIR ─ Central Leather Research Institute (India) and LIDI (Ethiopia) Chennai, 1 – 8 June, 2012.

As a Reviewer

  • African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry (Academic Journals)
  • Arabian Journal of Chemistry (Elsevier)
  • Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering (Wiley)
  • Chemical Engineering Communications (Taylor & Francis)
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier)
  • Carbohydrate Polymer  (Elsevier)
  • Desalination and Water Treatment (Taylor & Francis)
  • Environment, Development and Sustainability (Springer)
  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (ACS)
  • Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data (ACS)
  • Journal of Colloid and Interface Science  (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Industrial Research & Technology (HATAM Publishers)
  • Journal of Luminescence (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Molecular Liquids (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Solution Chemistry (Springer)
  • Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier)
  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (RECT) (Springer)
Workshops / Schools attended
  • Exeellence in Research”, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 7th and 11th January, 2005.
  • SURFACTANTS: Theory and Practice”, Department of Chemistry, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara (Gujarat), 29th and 30th October, 2007.
  • XIIIth workshop on “Neutrons as Probes of Condensed Matter, Solid State Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Trombay, Mumbai, 12 – 14th January, 2008.
  • DAE-BRNS Basic Sciences School on 'Condensed Matter Interface with Chemistry and Biology (CMICB)', Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Mankhurd, Mumbai, March 3 -14, 2008.
Teaching/Professional Experience:
  • Supervising Ph.D. students of University of Madras
  • Handling B.Tech. (Leather Technology) full time and part time classes for students of Anna University.
  • Ph. D. Course work (Chemistry) for Ph. D. student of AcSIR
Open Position:
 

If you are interested to join our research group, please send an email to me. We are looking for someone enthusiastic, creative and energetic!

List of Publications and Patents 
  1. Influence of Additives on the Clouding Behavior of Amphiphilic Drug Solutions. 
    Sanjeev Kumar, Md. Sayem Alam, Nahid Parveen and Kabir-ud-Din
    Colloid Polym. Sci. (Springer, U. K.), 284 (2006) 1459–1463.
  2. Study of the Cloud Point of an Amphiphilic Antidepressant Drug: Influence of Surfactants, Polymers and Non-electrolytes.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Sanjeev Kumar, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    Colloids Surf. A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 287 (2006) 197–202.
  3. Effect of Electrolytes on the Cloud Point of Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride Solutions.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Sanjeev Kumar, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 53 (2006) 60–63.
  4. Influence of Electrolytes/Non-electrolytes on the Cloud Point Phenomenon of the Aqueous Promethazine Hydrochloride Drug Solution.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Colloid Interface Sci. (Elsevier, U.S.A.),306 (2007) 161-165.
  5. Tuning of Cloud Point of Promethazine Hydrochloride with Surfactants and Polymers.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    J.  Surf. Detergents (Springer, U.S.A.),10 (2007) 35-40.
  6. Role of Surfactants in Clouding Phenomenon of Imipramine Hydrochloride.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 57 (2007) 204-208.
  7. Surface and Micellar Properties of Some Amphiphilic Drugs in Presence of Additives.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Chem. Eng. Data (ACS, U.S.A.), 52 (2007) 1326-1331.
  8. Influence of Organic Additives on the Clouding Phenomena of Promethazine Hydrochloride Solutions.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    Colloid Polym. Sci. (Springer, U. K.), 285 (2007) 1573–1579.
  9. Study of the Cloud Point of the Phenothiazine Drug Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride: Effect of Surfactants and Polymers.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 29 (2008) 274–279.
  10. Influence of Additives on the Clouding Phenomenon of Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride Solutions.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 63 (2008) 122–128.
  11. Cloud Point Phenomenon in Amphiphilic Drug Promethazine Hydrochloride + Electrolyte Systems.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 29 (2008) 783-786.
  12. Investigation of the Role of Electrolytes and Non-electrolytes on the Cloud Point and Dye Solubilization in Antidepressant Drug Imipramine Hydrochloride Solutions.
    Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    Colloids Surf.  B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 65 (2008) 74-79.
  13. Influence of Electrolytes on the Micellar Growth of Amphiphilic Drug Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride.
    Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    Acta Phys.  –Chim. Sin. (Elsevier, China), 24 (2008) 411–415.
  14. Effect of Alkylamine Chain Length on the Critical Micelle Concentration of Cationic Gemini Butanediyl–α, ω– bis(dimethylcetylammonium bromide) Surfactant.
    Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Riyaj Mohammad, Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 30 (2009) 1486–1493.
  15. Light Scattering Studies of Amphiphilic Drugs Promethazine Hydrochloride and Imipramine Hydrochloride in Aqueous Electrolyte Solutions.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Goutam Ghosh and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Phys. Chem. B (ACS, U.S.A.) 112 (2008) 12962–12967.
  16. Surface properties and Mixed Micellization of Cationic Gemini Surfactants Ethyleaneamines.
    Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Riyaj Mohammad, Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Chem. Eng. Data (ACS, U.S.A.), 55 (2010) 370–380.
  17. The Interaction of Cationic Gemini Surfactant 1, 4-Butanediyl- α, ω-bis(dimethylcetylammonium bromide) with Primary Linear Alkanols.
    Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Riyaj Mohammad, Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 31 (2010) 129–137.
  18. Mixed micellization of cationic gemini surfactants with primary linear alkylamines.
    Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Riyaj Mohammad, Md. Sayem Alam, and Kabir-ud-Din
    J.  Surf. Detergents (Springer, U.S.A.),13 (2010) 179–188.
  19. Evaluation of thermodynamic parameters of amphiphilic tricyclic antidepressant drug imipramine hydrochloride─additive systems at the cloud point.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal
    Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 76 (2010) 577–584.
  20. Thermodynamics at the Cloud Point of Phenothiazine Drug Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride─Additive Systems.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal
    J. Chem. Eng. Data (ACS, U.S.A.), 55 (2010) 1693–1699.
  21. Amphiphilic Drug Promethazine Hydrochloride─Additive Systems: Evaluation of Thermodynamic Parameters at Cloud Point.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal
    J. Chem. Eng. Data (ACS, U.S.A.), 55 (2010) 1893–1896.
  22. Phase Separation Study of Imipramine Hydrochloride-Additive Systems.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 31 (2010) 449–455.
  23. Micellization and Clouding Phenomenon of Phenothiazine Drug Promethazine Hydrochloride: Effect of NaCl and Urea Addition.
    Kabir-ud-Din, Mohdammed Abdur Rub and Md. Sayem Alam
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 31 (2010) 1182–1187.
  24. Thermodynamics of Some Amphiphilic Drugs in Presence of Additives.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal
    J. Chem. Eng. Data (ACS, U.S.A.), 55 (2010) 2630–2635.
  25. Thermodynamics of the Amphiphilic Drug, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride-Surfactant/Polymer Systems at the Cloud Point.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 31 (2010) 1721–1726.
  26. Thermodynamics Studies on Tyrosine-Hydantoin Drug–Cetyltrimethylammonium Bromide Mixed Micellar System.
    Lalan K. Tiwary, Abhishek Mandal, Md. Sayem Alam, Sathiah Thennarasu, Asit Baran Mandal
    Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 82 (2011) 126–133.
  27. Effect of KCl on the Micellization and Clouding Phenomenon of Amphiphilic Phenothiazine Drug Promethazine Hydrochloride: Some Thermodynamic Properties.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Abhishek Mandal, and Asit Baran Mandal
    J. Chem. Eng. Data (ACS, U.S.A.), 56 (2011) 1540–1546.
  28. Aggregation behavior and interaction of an amphiphilic drug imipramine hydrochloride with cationic surfactant cetyltrimethylammonium bromide: light scattering studies.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Goutam Ghosh, Asit Baran Mandal and Kabir-ud-Din
    Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 88 (2011) 779–784.
  29. Acid-responsive Microcapsules: The Loading–Unloading Processes.
    Debasis Samanta, R. Murali Sankar, S. N. Jaisankar, Md.SayemAlam and Asit Baran Mandal
    Chem.Commun. (RSC, U.K) 47 (2011) 11975–11977.
  30. Micellization and Clouding Phenomenon of Amphiphilic Antidepressant Drug Amitriptyline Hydrochloride: Effect of KCl.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Debasis Samanta and Asit Baran Mandal
    Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 92 (2012) 203–208.
  31. Thermodynamic studies on mixed micellization of amphiphilic drug amitriptyline hydrochloride and nonionic surfactant Triton X-100.
    Md. Sayem Alam and Asit Baran Mandal
    Journal of Molecular Liquids (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 168 (2012) 75–79.
  32. Evaluation of thermodynamic parameters of some amphiphilic drugs in presence of sugars at the cloud point.
    Md. Sayem Alam*, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal*
    Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 105 (2013) 236–245.
  33. Chromium-assisted immobilization of N-isopropylacrylamide-based methacrylic acid copolymers on collagen and leather surfaces: thermo-responsive behaviour.
    Debasis Samanta, Adhigan Murali, Jaya A. Prakash, Pentela Nagaraju, Ramakrishnan Ramesh, Tapas Mitra, Arumugam Gnanamani, Sellamuthu Nagappan Jaisankar, Ranganathan Mohan, Md Sayem Alam, Asit Baran Mandal
             RSC ADVANCES (RSC, U.K), 3 (2013) 16626-16631. DOI: 10.1039/c3ra41022f
  34. Effect of additives on the cloud point of mixed surfactant (non-ionic Triton X-114 + cationic gemini 16-6-16) solutions.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* V. Nareshkumar, N. Vijayakumar, K. Madhavan, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    Journal of Molecular Liquids (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 194 (2014) 206-211.
  35. Effect of organic additives and temperature on the micellization of cationic surfactant cetyltrimethylammonium chloride: Evaluation of thermodynamics.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, V.Mythili,a M.Priyadharshini, Nasim Kamely and Asit Baran Mandal*
    Journal of Molecular Liquids (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 199 (2014) 511-517.
  36. Synthesis and association of Ag(0) nanoparticles in aqueous nonionic surfactant Triton X-100 solution: A facile approach for antibacterial application.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, S. Sriman Narayanan, Sujoy K. Das, Debasis Samanta, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    Materials Focus (ASP, U.S.A.), 3 (2014) 156-162.
  37. Effect of Dextrose and Temperature on the Micellization of Cationic Gemini Surfactant (16-6-16).
    Md. Sayem Alam,* Nasim Kamely, A. Mohammed Siddiq, K. Madhavan, N. Vijayakumar, V. Nareshkumar and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 36 (2015) 1029–1035.
  38. The Micellization Behavior of a Cationic Gemini Surfactant, Pentanediyl-1,5-Bis(Dimethylcetylammonium Bromide): Effect of Asparagine and Temperature.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, Nasim Kamely, M. Keerthi, R. Uma Maeshwari, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 36 (2015) 1134-1139.
  39. The Influence of Additives on Clouding of Non-Ionic Surfactant Triton X-114 Solutions: Evaluation of Thermodynamics at CP.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, Nasim Kamely, M.Priyadharshini, V.Mythili and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 36 (2015) 1569-1576.
  40. The clouding phenomena of mixed surfactant (non-ionic Triton X-114 + cationic gemini 16-5-16) solutions: Influence of inorganic and organic additives on the cloud point.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* and Asit Baran Mandal*
    Journal of Molecular Liquids (Elsevier, The Netherlands), 212 (2015) 237-244.
  41. Role of Cloud Point of the Capping Agent (Nonionic Surfactant, Triton X-100) on the Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, S. Balamurugan and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), 37 (2016) 853-859.
  42. Thermodynamic and micellization studies of a cationic gemini surfactant (16-6-16): Influence of ascorbic acid and temperature.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    Colloid Journal (Springer, Russia), 78 (1) (2016) 9-14.
  43. The Micellization and Clouding Phenomena of Nonionic Surfactant, Poly(Ethylene Glycol) t-Octylphenyl Ether (Triton X-100): Effect of (Chloride Salt) Electrolytes.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), (accepted).
  44. The Micellization and Clouding of Nonionic Surfactant, Poly(Ethylene Glycol) t-Octylphenyl Ether (Triton X-100): Effect of Halide Ions of (Sodium Salt) Electrolytes.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), (accepted).
  45. Cationic Surfactant (CTAC) Assisted Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles with Controlled Size: Optical, Morphological and Bactericidal Studies.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, S. Sriman Narayanan, Debasis Samanta, and Sujoy K. Das
    Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanomanufacturing (APS, U.S.A.), 5(2) (2015) 124-131.
  46. The Conductometric, Viscometric, Tensiometric, Particle Size Measurement, and Microscopic Studies of Some Commercial Fatliquors.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, M. Mohammed Abu Javid, and Geetha Baskar,*
    Materials Focus (ASP, U.S.A.), 5 (2016) 100-105.
  47. The Self-association and Mixed Micellization of an Anionic Surfactant, Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate (SDS) and a Cationic Surfactant, Cetyltrimethylammonium Bromide (CTAB): Conductometric, Dye Solubilization and Surface Tension Studies.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* R. Ragupathy, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), (accepted).
  48. The Physicochemical and Surface Properties Studies of Some Commercial Fatliquors.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, and Geetha Baskar,*
    Materials Focus (ASP, U.S.A.), 5 (2016) 171-176.
  49. Self-association, Mixed Micellization and Thermodynamic Studies of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate (SDS) and Hexanediyl-1,6-Bis(Dimethylcetylammonium Bromide (16-6-16).
    Md. Sayem Alam,* R. Ragupathy, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), (accepted).
  50. Micellization and Mixed Micellization of Cationic Gemini (Dimeric) Surfactant and Cationic Conventional (Monomeric) Surfactant: Conductometric, Dye Solubilization and Surface Tension Studies.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, R. Ragupathy, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), (accepted).
  51. Effect of (Chloride Salt) Electrolytes on the Mixed Micellization of (Equimolar) a Cationic Gemini (Dimeric) Surfactant and a Cationic Conventional (Monomeric) Surfactant.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    J. Dispersion Sci. Technol. (Taylor & Francis, U.S.A.), (accepted).

Review Article

  1. Retrospect, Resurgence and Prospects of Micelles.
    (Review Article)
    Asit Baran Mandal, Md. Sayem Alam, Abhishek Mandal, and Geetha Baskar
    J. Surface Sci. Technol. (India), 26 (2010) 321–352.

Book Chapter

  1. Thermodynamics of amphiphilic drug imipramine hydrochloride in presence of additives
    Sayem Alam, Abhishek Mandal, and Asit Baran Mandal
    Book Chapter in peer reviewed (original research work) book “Thermodynamics - Systems in Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium”, Intech International, Rijeka, (Editor: Prof. Juan Carlos Moreno-Piraján, ISBN 978-953-307-283-8), Croatia, Chapter 11 (2011) 229–254.
  2. The Effect of Additives on Self-association and Clouding Phenomena of Various Surface Active Drugs.
    Md. Sayem Alam,* and Asit Baran Mandal*
    Book Chapter in peer reviewed book “Encyclopedia of Biocolloid and Biointerface Science”, John Wiley and Sons, (Editor: Prof. Hiroyuki Ohshima) (In press).

List of Patents:

S.No

Patent Title

Name of Applicant(s)

Patent No.

Award Date

Agency/Country

Status

  1.  

 “Novel Ruthenium Benzylidene Poly[N-Isopropylacrylamide] Compounds and A Process for the Preparation Thereof”

D. Samanta, P. Nagaraju, P. Murugan, Md. S. Alam, S. K. Das, A. B. Mandal

Application No.  2725DEL2014

Filled on September 23, 2014

Indian Patent office, India

Pending

  1.  

A novel Polycationic Peptide Conjugated Graphene-Metal Nanocomposite and A Process for Preparation thereof

S. K. Das, T.
Paranthaman, T. Kalaiyarasan, S.
Karthikeyan, D. Samanta, Md. S. Alam, G. Sekaran,
A.B. Mandal

Application No. 1886DEL2015

Filled on June 25, 2015

Indian Patent office, India

Pending

List of papers presented / accepted for presentation in national/international conferences
  1. Clouding Behaviour of Amphiphilic Drugs Affected by Additives. Sanjeev Kumar, Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi, Kabir-ud-Din
    12th National Conference on Surfactants, Emulsions and Bio-Colloids, Imphal, November 9-11, 2005, OP-20, p.50.
  2. Cloud Point Phenomenon in Amphiphilic Drug Promethazine Hydrochloride + Electrolytes System. Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi, Kabir-ud-Din           
    76th Annual Session,Symposium and Concluding Function of Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of “The National Academy of Sciences, India” IIT Bombay, Mumbai, October 6-8, 2006, p.10.
  3. Influence of Electrolytes/Non-electrolytes on the Cloud Point Phenomenon of the Aqueous Imipramine Hydrochloride Drug Solutions. Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din
    National Conference on Disperse Systems, Aasam University, Silchar, November 23-25, 2006, PP-5, p.49.
  4. Effect of Surfactants/Polymers on the Cloud Point of Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride. Kabir-ud-Din, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Md. Sayem Alam
    “Silver Jubilee Conference” of Indian Council of Chemists, Birla College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Kalyan, December 27-29, 2006, PO-20, p.119.
  5. Influence of Surfactants on the Cloud Point of Promethazine Hydrochloride. Md. Sayem Alam, Andleeb Z. Naqvi and Kabir-ud-Din     
    94th Indian Science Congress, Annamalai University, Annamali Nagar, January 3-7, 2007.
  6. Clouding in Amphiphilic Drug Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride Solutions in Presence of Electrolytes. Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    26th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists, Dr. H. S. Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, 26 – 28th February, 2008, PO-09, p.155.
  7. Effect of Alkylamine Chain Length on Critical Micelle Concentration of Cationic Gemini Butanediyl–α, ω– bis(dimethylcetylammonium bromide) Surfactant. Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Riyaj Mohammad, Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    26th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists, Dr. H. S. Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, 26 – 28th February, 2008, PO-08, p.154.
  8. Light Scattering Studies on the Association of an Amphiphilic Drug in Aqueous Electrolyte Solutions. Md. Sayem Alam, Goutam Ghosh and Kabir-ud-Din
    17th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution (SIS), Berlin, Germany, 17 – 22 August, 2008.
  9. Thermodynamics of Clouding of Amphiphilic Drug Solutions.    Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    3rd National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical and Biological Systems (NCTCBS-2008), Nagpur, 16 & 17h October, 2008, OP-7, p.53.
  10. Drug-Surfactant Interactions: Thermodynamics at Cloud Point. Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    27th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists, Gurukul Kangari University, Haridawar, 26 – 28th December, 2008, PO-20, p.166.
  11. The Interaction of Cationic Gemini Surfactant 1, 4-Butanediyl- α, ω-bis(dimethylcetylammonium bromide) with Primary Linear Alkanols. Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Riyaj Mohammad, Md. Sayem Alam and Kabir-ud-Din
    27th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists, Gurukul Kangari University, Haridawar, 26 – 28th December, 2008, PO-21, pp.166-167.
  12. Thermodynamics of Clouding of Amphiphilic Antidepressant Drug Imipramine Hydrochloride Solutions in Presence of Surfactants. Md. Sayem Alam and Asit Baran Mandal
    14th National Conference on Surfactants, Emulsion and Biocolloids (NATCOSEB-XIV), University of Kashmir, Srinagar, 28 – 30th July, 2009, OP-14, p.52.
  13. Thermodynamics at the Cloud Point of Phenothiazine Drug Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride─Additive Systems. Md. Sayem Alam and Asit Baran Mandal
    12th National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC-12), Indian Institute 븞�Ð羐劂ࣣ䔀ȀS䀀�ᇸ톖轓5ẩ뾉뺏偭또잀b), Hyderabad, 5 – 7th February 2010, under the auspices of the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), PP-181, p.215.
  14. Amphiphilic Drug Promethazine Hydrochloride─Additive Systems: Evaluation of Thermodynamic Parameters at Cloud Point. Md. Sayem Alam, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal
    National Symposium on Recent Trend of Chemical Sciences (NSRTCS 2010), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 24th and 25th February 2010, (Oral Presentation), p.  14.
  15. Thermodynamics of Some Amphiphilic Drugs in Presence of Additives. Md. Sayem Alam, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal.
    National Symposium with the theme “Recent Advances in Analytical Sciences(3rd NSAS), Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hills, Shimla, during 12-14, April, 2010, (organized jointly by the Indian Society of Analytical Scientists (ISAS) - Delhi Chapter and the Department of Chemistry, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla), (Poster Presentation).
  16. Aggregation Behavior of an Amphiphilic Antidepressant Drug Imipramine Hydrochloride with Cationic Gemini Surfactant, 1, 4-Butanediyl–α, ω– bis(Dimethylcetylammonium Bromide): A Light Scattering Studies. Md. Sayem Alam, Goutam Ghosh, Asit Baran Mandal, and Kabir-ud-Din
    National Seminar on ‘Membranes, Microemulsions and Self-Assembled Systems’ (MMSAS-2010), Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, during 28 – 30 September, 2010, OP(T)-1, p 27.
  17. Effect of Electrolyte on the Micellization and Clouding Phenomenon of Amphiphilic Phenothiazine Drug Promethazine Hydrochloride: Some Thermodynamic Properties. Md. Sayem Alam, Abhishek Mandal, Asit Baran Mandal
    13th National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC-13), NISER, Bhubaneswar during 5-6 February 2011, under the auspices of the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) (accepted for the Poster Presentation).
  18. Influence of Electrolyte on the Micellization and Clouding Phenomenon of Amphiphilic Tricyclic Antidepressant Drug Amitriptyline Hydrochloride: Some Thermodynamic Properties.
    Md. Sayem Alam and Asit Baran Mandal
    International Conference on Chemistry: Frontiers and Challenges, Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 5-6, 2011 (Poster Presentation).
  19. The Aggregation Behavior and Interaction of an Amphiphilic Antidepressant Drug with Cationic Gemini Surfactant: A Light Scattering Studies.
    Md. Sayem Alam, Goutam Ghosh, Kabir-ud-Din and Asit Baran Mandal
    1st International Symposium on Colloids and Materials: New Scientific Horizons,
    which will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands during 8-11 May 2011 (accepted for the Poster Presentation).
  20. Mixed Micellization of Amphiphilic Drug Imipramine Hydrochloride and Nonionic Surfactant Polyethylene Glycol t-Octylphenyl Ether in Aqueous Solution
    Md. Sayem Alam International Conference on Global Challenge’s-the Role of Chemistry in Giving Their Solutions, (Indian Council of Chemists’ Celebration of the International Year of Chemistry – 2011, Bangkok, during 11 - 15 June 2011 (accepted for the Poster Presentation).
  21. Influence of KCl on the Micellization and Clouding Phenomenon of Amphiphilic Antidepressant Drug Amitriptyline Hydrochloride. Md. Sayem Alam
    XXX Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists’ (for the Physical Chemistry Section), Osmania University, Hyderabad, during 28 - 30 December, 2011 (accepted for Oral Presentation).
  22. Acid Responsive Microcapsules: An Avenue to Targeted Drug Delivery?
    Debasis Samanta, R. M. Sankar, S. N. Jaisankar, Md. Sayem Alam, A. B. Mandal
  23. Participate in a one day seminar on “Recent Trends in Polymeric Materials (RTPM-2011)” Triple helix Auditorium, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute on October 12, 2011.
  24. pH-Responsive Microcapsules: An Avenue to Targeted Drug Delivery?
    Md. Sayem Alam, Debasis Samanta, R. M. Sankar, S. N. Jaisankar, and Asit Baran Mandal
    National Conference on New Vistas in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 2-3, 2012 (Oral Presentation – Received the best Oral Presentation Award), p – 32 (ID: 107).
  25. Mixed Micellization of Amphiphilic Drug Amitriptyline Hydrochloride and Nonionic Surfactant Triton X-100
    Md. Sayem Alam XXXI Annual Conference of the Indian Council of Chemists’ (for the Physical Chemistry Section), Department of Chemistry, Saurashtra University, Rajkot (Gujarat), during 26-28 December, 2012 (accepted for Oral Presentation).
  26. Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles: Application to Antibacterial Activity
    A. Mohammed Siddiq, Md. Sayem Alam and Asit Baran Mandal
    'LERIG 2013’, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, during 28-30 January, 2013 (Poster Presentation).
  27. Thermodynamic studies on mixed micellization of amphiphilic drug amitriptyline hydrochloride and nonionic surfactant Triton X-100 Md. Sayem Alam and Asit Baran Mandal
    Chennai Chemistry Conference – 2013” – A National Seminar on Recent Trends in Chemistry, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, during 8-10 February, 2013 (Poster Presentation 4: p 77).
  28. A Synthesis of Gemini Surfactants: Fatliquors for “Smart Leather”
    Nasim Kamely, Md. Sayem Alam and Asit Baran Mandal “Chennai Chemistry Conference – 2013” – A National Seminar on Recent Trends in Chemistry, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, during 8-10 February, 2013 (Poster Presentation 5: p 77).
  29. Towards Designer Drug for Targetted Delivery: Generation of Acid Responsive Microcapsules
    Debases Samanta, R. M. Sankar, S. N. Jaisankar, Md. S. Alam and Asit Baran Mandal
    Chennai Chemistry Conference – 2013” – A National Seminar on Recent Trends in Chemistry, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, during 8-10 February, 2013 (Poster Presentation 9: p 80).
  30. Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles: A Facile Approach for Antibacterial Application
    A. Mohammed Siddiq, Md. Sayem Alam, S. Sriman Narayanan, Sujoy K. Das, Debasis Samanta, and Asit Baran Mandal “Chennai Chemistry Conference – 2013” – A National Seminar on Recent Trends in Chemistry, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, during 8-10 February, 2013 (Poster Presentation 13: p 84).
  31. Synthesis of Specialty Fatliquors by Gemini Surfactants for Making the ‘Smart Leather’
    Md. Sayem Alam ‘International Conference on Chemistry- Frontiers & Challenges’, Department of Chemistry,
    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 2-3, 2013 (Oral Presentation, p – 10 (ID: 107a)).
  32. Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles: Application to Antibacterial Activity
    Md. Sayem Alam, A. Mohammed Siddiq, S. Sriman Narayanan, Sujoy K. Das, Debasis Samanta and Asit Baran Mandal ‘International Conference on Chemistry- Frontiers & Challenges’, Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 2-3, 2013 (Poster Presentation, p – 11 (ID: 107b)).
  33. Synthesis of Gemini Surfactants and Application to Make Specialty Fatliquors Nasim Kamely,
    Md. Sayem Alam and Asit Baran Mandal ‘International Conference on Chemistry- Frontiers & Challenges’,
    Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 2-3, 2013 (Poster Presentation, p – 7 (ID: 103)).
  34. Interaction of Silver Nanoparticles with Serum Albumin Protein: Physicochemical and Thermal Studies
    Md. Sayem Alam, A. Mohammed Siddiq and Asit Baran Mandal
    ‘International Conference on Chemistry- Frontiers & Challenges’, Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 2-3, 2013 (Oral Presentation, p – 105 (ID: 318)).
  35. The Effect of Additives (Electrolytes, Non Electrolytes, Surfactants and Polymers) on the Cloud Point of Poly(Ethylene Glycol) t-Octylphenyl Ether, Triton X-100
    Md. Sayem Alam, Balamurugan and Asit Baran Mandal
    ‘International Conference on Chemistry- Frontiers & Challenges’, Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 2-3, 2013 (Poster Presentation, p – 116 (ID: 347)).
  36. Physicochemical and Thermal Studies on the Interaction of Silver Nanoparticles with Serum Albumin Protein,
    Md. Sayem Alam
    XXXII Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists’ Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnatak during 28th to 30th November, 2013 (for oral presentation).
  37. Effect of Additives on the Cloud Point of Non-ionic Surfactant Triton X-114
    Md. Sayem Alam
    XXXII Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists’ Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnatak during 28th to 30th November, 2013 (for poster presentation).
  38. The Effect of Organic Additives and Temperature on the Micellization of Cationic Surfactant Cetyltrimethylammonium Chloride
    Md. Sayem Alam,  V.Mythili, M.Priyadharshini and Asit Baran Mandal
    National Symposium on Chemistry-NSC-14, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 22, 2014 (Poster Presentation, p – 93 (ID: 120)).
  39. The Effect of Additives on Clouding of Non-Ionic Surfactant Triton X-114 Solutions: Evaluation of Thermodynamics at CP
    Md. Sayem Alam, M.Priyadharshini, V.Mythili, and Asit Baran Mandal
    National Symposium on Chemistry-NSC-14, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 22, 2014 (Poster Presentation, p – 94 (ID: 121)).
  40. Effect of Additives on The Cloud Point of Mixed Surfactant (Non-Ionic Triton X-114 + Cationic Gemini 16-6-16) Solutions
    Md. Sayem Alam, V. Nareshkumar, N. Vijayakumar, K. Madhavan and Asit Baran Mandal
    National Symposium on Chemistry-NSC-14, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 22, 2014 (Poster Presentation, p – 95 (ID: 126)).
  41. The Effect of Additives on Clouding of Non-Ionic Surfactant Triton X-114 Solutions: Evaluation of Thermodynamics at CP
    Md. Sayem Alam, K. Madhavan, N. Vijayakumar, V. Nareshkumar and Asit Baran Mandal
    National Symposium on Chemistry-NSC-14, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 22, 2014 (Poster Presentation, p – 108 (ID: 128)).
  42. The Physicochemical and Thermal Studies of the Interaction of Silver Nanoparticles with Serum Albumin Protein
    Md. Sayem Alam, A. Mohammed Siddiq and Asit Baran Mandal
    National Symposium on Chemistry-NSC-14, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 22, 2014 (Poster Presentation, p – 62 (ID: 133)).
  43. Formulation of Specialty Fatliquors by Gemini Surfactants for Making the ‘Smart Leather’
    Md. Sayem Alam
    National Symposium on Chemistry-NSC-14, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 22, 2014 (Poster Presentation, p – 115 (ID: 265)).
  44. The Influence of Additives on Clouding of Non-Ionic Surfactant Triton X-114 Solutions: Evaluation of Thermodynamics at CP
    Md. Sayem Alam,* Nasim Kamely, A. Mohammed Siddiq, M.Priyadharshini, V.Mythili, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    ‘9th National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical, Biological, Environmental and Non-Conventional Energy Systems (TCBNES-2014)’ Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar-388 120, Gujarat, during 17th to 18th October, 2014. (for Oral Presentation).
  45. Thermodynamic and Micellization Studies on a Cationic Gemini Surfactant, Pentanediyl-1,5-Bis(Dimethylcetylammonium Bromide): Effect of Asparagine and Temperature
    Md. Sayem Alam,* A. Mohammed Siddiq, Nasim Kamely, M. Keerthi, R. Uma Maeshwari, and Asit Baran Mandal*
    ‘9th National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical, Biological, Environmental and Non-Conventional Energy Systems (TCBNES-2014)’ Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar-388 120, Gujarat, during 17th to 18th October, 2014. (for Poster Presentation).
  46. The Effect of Organic Additives and Temperature on Micellization of Cationic Surfactant Cetyltrimethylammonium Chloride: Evaluation of Thermodynamics
    Md. Sayem Alam
    XXXIII Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists’ Indian Institute of Mines, Dhanbad during 15th to 17th December, 2014 (for Oral Presentation).
  47. The Influence of Additives on Clouding of Non-Ionic Surfactant Triton X-114 Solutions: Evaluation of Thermodynamics at CP
    Md. Sayem Alam
    XXXIII Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists’ Indian Institute of Mines, Dhanbad during 15th to 17th December, 2014 (for Poster Presentation).
  48. Cationic Surfactant, Cetyltrimethylammonium Chloride Assisted Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles with Controlled Size: Optical, Morphological and Bactericidal Studies.
    A. Mohammed Siddiq,   Sujoy K. Das, S. Sriman Narayanan,   Debasis Samanta, and Md. Sayem Alam
    International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Research NCCER-2015”, PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohammed College, Trichirappalli on  17th  December, 2015 (for Poster Presentation).
  49. The Micellization and Clouding Phenomena of Nonionic Surfactant, Poly(Ethylene Glycol) t-Octylphenyl Ether (Triton X-100): Effect of (Chloride Salt) Electrolytes.
    Md. Sayem Alam A. Mohammed Siddiq, and Asit Baran Mandal
    International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Research NCCER-2015”, PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohammed College, Trichirappalli on  17th  December, 2015 (for Poster Presentation).
  50. Micellization and Thermodynamic Studies of a Cationic Gemini Surfactant, Pentanediyl-1,5-Bis(Dimethylcetylammonium Bromide): Effect of Fructose.
    Md. Sayem Alam A. Mohammed Siddiq, and Asit Baran Mandal
    International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Research NCCER-2015”, PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohammed College, Trichirappalli on  17th  December, 2015 (for Poster Presentation).
  51. Cationic Surfactant (CTAC) Assisted Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles with Controlled Size: Optical, Morphological and Bactericidal Studies.
    A. Mohammed Siddiq,   Sujoy K. Das, S. Sriman Narayanan,   Debasis Samanta, and Md. Sayem Alam
    International Conference on Recent Trends in Analytical Chemistry (ICORTAC-2015)”, Department of Analytical Chemistry University of Madras Guindy Campus Chennai - 600 025 during 28th to 30th December, 2015 (for Poster Presentation).
  52. Role of Cloud Point of the Capping Agent (Nonionic Surfactant, Triton X-100) on the Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles.
    Md. Sayem Alam, A. Mohammed Siddiq, S. Balamurugan, and Asit Baran Mandal
    International Conference on Recent Trends in Analytical Chemistry (ICORTAC-2015)”, Department of Analytical Chemistry University of Madras Guindy Campus Chennai - 600 025 during 28th to 30th December, 2015 (for Poster Presentation).
  53. The Micellization and Clouding of Nonionic Surfactant, Poly(Ethylene Glycol) t-Octylphenyl Ether (Triton X-100): Effect of Halide Ions of (Sodium Salt) Electrolytes.
    Md. Sayem Alam, A. Mohammed Siddiq, and Asit Baran Mandal
    International Conference on Recent Trends in Analytical Chemistry (ICORTAC-2015)”, Department of Analytical Chemistry University of Madras Guindy Campus Chennai - 600 025 during 28th to 30th December, 2015 (for Poster Presentation).
  54. Conductometric, Viscometric, Tensiometric, Particle Size Measurement, and Microscopic Studies of Some Commercial Fatliquors.
    Md. Sayem Alam, A. Mohammed Siddiq, M. Mohammed Abu Javid, and Geetha Baskar
    International Conference on Recent Trends in Analytical Chemistry (ICORTAC-2015)”, Department of Analytical Chemistry University of Madras Guindy Campus Chennai - 600 025 during 28th to 30th December, 2015 (for Poster Presentation).

Awards and Honors

  • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) awarded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India.

  • Research Associateship (RA) awarded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India (2008)
  • Best Oral Presentation Award in National Conference on New Vistas in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, during March 2-3, 2012. 

 

Ph.D Students

 

MA. Mohammed Siddiq, Research Scholar
Research Interest: Nano-Science and Nanao- Technology; Colloid & Surface Sciences; Synthesis of Surfactant; Leather technology
Registered: March, 2015

Rachana Srivastava, JRF
Research Interest: Biophysical Chemistry
Registered: July 2015