CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Dr.Balaraman Madhan
Principal Scientist
Academic Qualifications
    Ph.D. (Anna University)
Contact Details
Dr.Balaraman Madhan
Principal Scientist
Honorary Faculty, Anna University
Centre for Human & Organisational Resources Development (CHORD)
CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
e-mail: madhan@clri.res.in, bmadhan76@yahoo.co.in,
Phone:+91-44-24911386


Qualification

Ph.D. (Anna University)

Area of Interest:
  • Stability of Collagen
  • Open source environment, Datamining and Data warehousing
  • Bio-Medical Applications of Collagen
  • Cleaner leather processing
  • Leather Biotechnology
Experience Summary
  • CSIR - 10+years / 124 Months
  • Overall – 15 years / 180 Months in the field of Information Science & Technology
  • At present, Senior Scientist & Honorary Faculty, Anna University
Topic of Ph.D Thesis Studies to Understand the Molecular Level Mechanism of Vegetable Tanning Topic of M.Tech Thesis Studies on Vegetable Acrylic Combination Tanning System Field of Interest Bio-physical Studies on Collagen Molecular level understanding of tanning Bio-Medical applications of Collagen Cleaner Leather processing Development of eco-benign tanning agents/systems

Significant Contribution in Application Research
Products Developed
  • Developed mixed metal complexes of Aluminium and Zinc salts for tanning
  • Developed tanning agent based on Chromium and Zinc salts
  • Developed tanning agent based on Chromium Zinc and Silica salts
Processes Developed
  • Chrome free tanning system based on Vegetable Acrylic combination
  • Chrome free tanning process based on Zirconium Oxychloride
  • Treatment methodology for vegetable tannins wastewaters
  • Utilization of Seaweeds for the removal of chromium from tannery wastewaters
  • Integrated upper leather processing based on Vegetable Aluminium combination tanning
  • A technological package to make glove leather with high tear strength
  • A package for making metal free garment leather using vegetable aldehyde combination tanning system
Selected Publications
  • Krithica N, Natarajan V, Madhan B, Sehgal PK, Mandal AB. Type I Collagen Immobilized Poly(caprolactone) Nanofibers: Characterization of Surface Modification and Growth of Fibroblasts. Advanced Engineering Materials. 2012 Apr;14(4):B149-B54.
  • Jariashvili K, Madhan B, Brodsky B, Kuchava A, Namicheishvili L, Metreveli N. Uv damage of collagen: Insights from model collagen peptides. Biopolymers. 2012 Mar;97(3):189-98.
  • Xiao JX, Madhan B, Li YJ, Brodsky B, Baum J. Osteogenesis Imperfecta Model Peptides: Incorporation of Residues Replacing Gly within a Triple Helix Achieved by Renucleation and Local Flexibility. Biophysical Journal. 2011 Jul;101(2):449-58.
  • Natarajan V, Krithica N, Madhan B, Sehgal PK. Formulation and Evaluation of Quercetin Polycaprolactone Microspheres for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2011 Jan;100(1):195-205.
  • Madhan B, Dineshkumar M, Rao JR, Nair BU. Studies on the Removal of Inter-Fibrillary Materials Part Removal of Protein) Proteoglycan and Glycosoaminoglycans from Biobased Pre-Tanning Process. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2010 Jun;105(6):181-8.
  • Brodsky B, Thiagarajan G, Madhan B, Kar K. Triple-helical peptides: An approach to collagen conformation, stability, and self-association. Biopolymers. 2008 May;89(5):345-53.
  • Madhan B, Xiao JX, Thiagarajan G, Baum J, Brodsky B. NMR monitoring of chain-specific stability in heterotrimeric collagen peptides. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2008 Oct;130(41):13520-21.
  • Bodian DL, Madhan B, Brodsky B, Klein TE. Predicting the clinical lethality of osteogenesis imperfecta from collagen glycine mutations. Biochemistry. 2008 May;47(19):5424-32.
  • Madhan B, Krishnamoorthy G, Rao JR, Nair BU. Role of green tea polyphenols in the inhibition of collagenolytic activity by collagenase. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2007 Jun;41(1):16-22
  • Madhan B, Subramanian V, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Stabilization of collagen using plant polyphenol: Role of catechin. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2005 Oct;37(1-2):47-53.
  • Fathima NN, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Interaction of aldehydes with collagen: effect on thermal, enzymatic and conformational stability. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2004 Aug;34(4):241-7.
  • Madhan B, Parthasarathi R, Subramanian V, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Density functional theory calculations on dipeptide-gallic acid interaction. Chemical Physics Letters. 2003 Feb;369(1-2):131-8.
  • Fathima NN, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Effect of zirconium(IV) complexes on the thermal and enzymatic stability of type I collagen. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 2003 May;95(1):47-54.
  • Madhan B, Parthasarathi R, Subramanian V, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Density functional theory calculations on dipeptide-gallic acid interaction. Chemical Physics Letters. 2003 Feb;369(1-2):131-8.
  • Fathima NN, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Effect of zirconium(IV) complexes on the thermal and enzymatic stability of type I collagen. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 2003 May;95(1):47-54
  • Madhan B, Muralidharan C, Jayakumar R. Study on the stabilisation of collagen with vegetable tannins in the presence of acrylic polymer. Biomaterials. 2002 Jul;23(14):2841-7.
  • Madhan B, Thanikaivelan P, Subramanian V, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Molecular mechanics and dynamics studies on the interaction of gallic acid with collagen-like peptides. Chemical Physics Letters. 2001 Oct;346(3-4):334-40.
List of Publications

 

1

Natarajan V, Saravanakumar P, Madhan B. Collagen adsorption on quercetin loaded polycaprolactone microspheres: Approach for "stealth" implant. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2012 May;50(4):1091-4.

2

Krithica N, Natarajan V, Madhan B, Sehgal PK, Mandal AB. Type I Collagen Immobilized Poly(caprolactone) Nanofibers: Characterization of Surface Modification and Growth of Fibroblasts. Advanced Engineering Materials. 2012 Apr;14(4):B149-B54.

3

Jariashvili K, Madhan B, Brodsky B, Kuchava A, Namicheishvili L, Metreveli N. Uv damage of collagen: Insights from model collagen peptides. Biopolymers. 2012 Mar;97(3):189-98.

4

Xiao JX, Madhan B, Li YJ, Brodsky B, Baum J. Osteogenesis Imperfecta Model Peptides: Incorporation of Residues Replacing Gly within a Triple Helix Achieved by Renucleation and Local Flexibility. Biophysical Journal. 2011 Jul;101(2):449-58.

5

Natarajan V, Krithica N, Madhan B, Sehgal PK. Formulation and Evaluation of Quercetin Polycaprolactone Microspheres for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2011 Jan;100(1):195-205.

6

Musa AE, Selvi AT, Aravindhan R, Madhan B, Fathima A, Rao JR, et al. Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Lawsonia Inermis (Henna) against Microbial Strains Isolated from Goat Skin/Leather. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2011 May;106(5):170-5.

7

Musa, A. E., Madhan, B.*, Madhulatha, W., Sadulla, S., and Gasmelseed, G. A. (2008) Henna extract: Can it be alternative retanning agent?, Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association 103, 188-193.

8

Musa AE, Aravindhan R, Madhan B, Rao JR, Chandrasekaran B. Henna-Aluminum Combination Tannage: a Greener Alternative Tanning System. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2011 Jun;106(6):190-9.

9

Musa AE, Madhan B, Kanth SV, Rao JR, Chandrasekaran B, Gasmelseed GA. Cleaner tanning process for the manufacture of upper leathers. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 2010 Aug;12(4):381-8.

10

Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Studies on the Removal of Inter-Fibrillary Materials Part I: Removal of Protein, Proteoglycan, Glycosoaminoglycans from Conventional Beamhouse Process. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2010 May;105(5):145-9.

11

Madhan B, Dineshkumar M, Rao JR, Nair BU. Studies on the Removal of Inter-Fibrillary Materials Part Removal of Protein) Proteoglycan and Glycosoaminoglycans from Biobased Pre-Tanning Process. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2010 Jun;105(6):181-8.

12

Musa AE, Madhan B, Madhulatha W, Rao JR, Gasmelseed GA, Sadulla S. Coloring of Leather Using Henna - Natural Alternative Material for Dyeing. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2009 May;104(5):183-90.

13

Musa AE, Madhan B, Aravindhan R, Rao JR, Chandrasekaran B, Gasmelseed GA. Studies on Combination Tanning Based on Henna and Oxazolidine. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2009 Oct;104(10):335-43.

14

Kanth SV, Venba R, Madhan B, Chandrababu NK, Sadulla S. Cleaner tanning practices for tannery pollution abatement: Role of enzymes in eco-friendly vegetable tanning. Journal of Cleaner Production. 2009;17(5):507-15.

15

Musa AE, Madhan B, Madhulatha W, Sadulla S, Gasmelseed GA. Henna extract: Can it be alternative retanning agent? Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2008 Jun;103(6):188-93.

16

Madhan B, Xiao JX, Thiagarajan G, Baum J, Brodsky B. NMR monitoring of chain-specific stability in heterotrimeric collagen peptides. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2008 Oct;130(41):13520-21.

17

Madhan B, Balaji G, Aravindhan R, Kanth SV, Sadulla S, Rao JR. Glove leather manufacture from sheepskins: Influence of fatliquors and syntans on the gloving properties. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2008 May;103(5):182-90.

18

Krishnamoorthy G, Madhan B, Sadulla S, Rao JR, Madhulatha W. Stabilization of collagen by the plant polyphenolics Acacia mollissima and Terminalia chebula. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2008 Apr;108(1):199-205.

19

Kanth SV, Venba R, Madhan B, Chandrababu NK, Sadulla S. Studies on the influence of bacterial collagenase in leather dyeing. Dyes and Pigments. 2008;76(2):338-47.

20

Kanth SV, Madhulatha W, Madhan B, Venba R, Chandrababu NK. Stabilization of Natural Fiber Collagen Using Vegetable Tannins: An Effective Enzyme Assisted Process. Journal of Natural Fibers. 2008;5(4):404-28.

21

Brodsky B, Thiagarajan G, Madhan B, Kar K. Triple-helical peptides: An approach to collagen conformation, stability, and self-association. Biopolymers. 2008 May;89(5):345-53.

22

Bodian DL, Madhan B, Brodsky B, Klein TE. Predicting the clinical lethality of osteogenesis imperfecta from collagen glycine mutations. Biochemistry. 2008 May;47(19):5424-32.

23

Aravindhan R, Madhan B, Thanikaivelan P, Kanth SV, Rao JR, Gnanasekaran CS, et al. Upgradation of leathers: Masking defects using pigments in pre-finishing processes. Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research. 2008 Mar;67(3):233-8.

24

Madhan B, Krishnamoorthy G, Rao JR, Nair BU. Role of green tea polyphenols in the inhibition of collagenolytic activity by collagenase. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2007 Jun;41(1):16-22.

25

Madhan B, Aravindhan R, Ranjithakumar N, Venkiah V, Rao JR, Nair BU. Combination tanning based on Tara: An attempt to make chrome-free garment leathers. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2007 Jun;102(6):198-204.

26

Kanth SV, Nirenjana M, Archana TN, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Dialdehyde alginic acid - A novel biopolymeric tanning agent. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2007 Nov;102(11):353-61.

27

Kanth SV, Madhan B, Philo MJ, Mithuna S, Rao JR, Nair BU. Tanning with natural polymeric materials - Part I: Ecofriendly tanning using dialdehyde sodium alginate. Journal of the Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists. 2007 Nov-Dec;91(6):252-9.

28 Kanth SV, Ipe A, Madhan B, Venba R, Dhathathreyan A. Effect of different retanning systems on surface properties of leather. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2007 Apr;102(4):135-42.
29 Madhan B, Aravindhan R, Siva MS, Sadulla S, Rao JR, Nair BU. Interaction of aluminum and hydrolysable tannin polyphenols: An approach to understanging the mechanism of aluminum vegetable combination tannage. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2006 Sep;101(9):317-23..
30

Kanth SV, Venba R, Madhan B, Jawahar M, Chitra P, Yasothai A, et al. Studies on the influence of proteolytic enzymes in leather dyeing. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2006 Dec;101(12):435-43.

31

Kanth SV, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU, Sadulla S, Ramasami T. Studies on the stabilization of collagen using dialdehyde starch: Part I. Effect of autoclaving on dialdehyde starch. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2006 Dec;101(12):444-53.

32

Madhan B, Subramanian V, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Stabilization of collagen using plant polyphenol: Role of catechin. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2005 Oct;37(1-2):47-53.

33

Madhan B, Sreeram KJ, Sharli A, Rao JR, Nair BU. An integrated approach for the treatment of vegetable tanning wastewaters. Journal of the Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists. 2005 Jan-Feb;89(1):9-14.

34

Madhan B, Narasimman R, Gunasekaran S, Sadulla S, Rao JR. Integrated chrome free upper leather processing - Part I: Selection of tanning system. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2005 Jul;100(7):282-90.

35

Madhan B, Gunasekaran S, Narasimman R, Rao JR, Sadulla S. Integrated chrome free upper leather processing - Part-II: Standardization and evaluation of vegetable-aluminium tanning system. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2005 Oct;100(10):373-9.

36

Madhan B, Rao JR, Subramanian V, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Role of phenolics in the stabilization of collagen. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2004 Apr;99(4):157-63.

37

Fathima NN, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Interaction of aldehydes with collagen: effect on thermal, enzymatic and conformational stability. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2004 Aug;34(4):241-7.

38

Aravindhan R, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Bioaccumulation of chromium from tannery wastewater: An approach for chrome recovery and reuse. Environmental Science & Technology. 2004 Jan;38(1):300-6.

39

Aravindhan R, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Bioaccumulation route for secured recovery and recoup of chromium from tannery wastewaters. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2004 May;99(5):197-204.

40

Aravindhan R, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Recovery and reuse of chromium from tannery wastewaters using Turbinaria ornata seaweed. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 2004 Nov;79(11):1251-8.

41

Sundarrajan A, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Studies on tanning with zirconium oxychloride: Part I standardization of tanning process. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2003 Mar;98(3):101-6.

42

Sharli A, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. An approach for the treatment of vegetable tan liquor containing hydrolysable tannins. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2003 Oct;98(10):381-7.

43

Parthasarathi R, Madhan B, Subramanian V, Ramasami T. Ab initio and density functional theory based studies on collagen triplets. Theoretical Chemistry Accounts. 2003 Aug;110(1):19-27.

44

Madhan B, Sundarrajan A, Rao JR, Nair BU. Studies on tanning with zirconium oxychloride: Part II development of a versatile tanning system. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2003 Mar;98(3):107-14.

45

Madhan B, Subramanian V, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. A semi-empirical quantum mechanical modeling study on the interaction of collagen-like peptides with polyphenolic molecules: An attempt to gain insights into vegetable tanning. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2003 Jul;98(7):273-8.

46

Madhan B, Parthasarathi R, Subramanian V, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Density functional theory calculations on dipeptide-gallic acid interaction. Chemical Physics Letters. 2003 Feb;369(1-2):131-8.

47

Madhan B, Fathima NN, Rao JR, Subramanian V, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Hydration in matrix stabilization of collagen fibres: Relevance to mechanistic insight into tanning. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2003 Jul;98(7):263-72.

48

Madhan B, Fathima NN, Rao JR, Nair BU. Molecular level understanding of tanning using an organo-zirconiuum complex. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2003 Nov;98(11):445-50.

49

Madhan B, Dhathathreyan A, Subramanian V, Ramasami T. Investigations on geometrical features in induced ordering of collagen by small molecules. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences-Chemical Sciences. 2003 Oct-Dec;115(5-6):751-66.

50

Fathima NN, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Mixed metal tanning using chrome-zinc-silica: A new chrome-saver approach. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2003 Apr;98(4):139-46.

51

Fathima NN, Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Effect of zirconium(IV) complexes on the thermal and enzymatic stability of type I collagen. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 2003 May;95(1):47-54.

52

Madhan B, Muralidharan C, Jayakumar R. Study on the stabilisation of collagen with vegetable tannins in the presence of acrylic polymer. Biomaterials. 2002 Jul;23(14):2841-7.

53

Madhan B, Fathima NN, Rao JR, Nair BU. New chromium-zinc tanning agent: A viable option for less chrome technology. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2002 May;97(5):189-96.

54

Madhan B, Thanikaivelan P, Subramanian V, Rao JR, Nair BU, Ramasami T. Molecular mechanics and dynamics studies on the interaction of gallic acid with collagen-like peptides. Chemical Physics Letters. 2001 Oct;346(3-4):334-40.

55

Madhan B, Rao JR, Nair BU. Tanning agent based on mixed metal complexes of aluminium and zinc. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2001 Sep;96(9):343-9.

56

Madhan B, Jayakumar R, Muralidharan C, Gnanasekaran CS. Improvements in vegetable tanning - Can acrylics be co-tanning agents? Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 2001 Apr;96(4):120-6.

List of Citations

B. Madhan , C. Muralidharan, R. Jayakumar and C.S. Gnanasekaran, “Improvements in Vegetable Tanning: Can Acrylics be Co-tanning Agents”, J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass . , 2001, 96 , 121-127.

1

Sustaining tanning process through conservation, recovery and better utilization of chromium 
Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 38, Issue 3, June 2003, Pages 185-212
K. J. Sreeram and T. Ramasami

2

Natural Leathers from Natural Materials: Progressing toward a New Arena in Leather Processing
Environmental Science and Technology 38 (3) , 871-879, 2004
Saravanabhavan, S., Thanikaivelan, P., Rao, J.R., Nair, B.U., Ramasami, T.,


B. Madhan , J. Raghava Rao and B.U. Nair “Tanning Agent Based on Mixed Metal Complexes of Aluminium and Zinc”, J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass . , 2001, 96 , 343-349.

1

Combination tannage of tannic acid and rare earth
Journal of the Society of Leather Technologies and Chemists 88 (2), 72-75, 2004.
Zhihua, S., Guowei, W.


B. Madhan , P. Thanikaivelan, V. Subramanian, J. Raghava Rao, B.U. Nair and T. Ramasami, “Molecular Mechanics and Dynamics Studies on the Interaction of Gallic Acid with Collagen like Peptides”, Chem. Phys. Lett. , 2001, 346 , 334-340.

1

Understanding the structural and binding properties of collagen: A theoretical perspective
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (28) , 10101-10112, 2004
Bronco, S., Cappelli, C., Monti, S.

2

Prediction of aqueous solubility of organic salts of diclofenac using PLS and molecular modeling 
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 275, Issues 1-2, 4 May 2004, Pages 133-139
Vimon Tantishaiyakul

3

Xing, F., Cheng, G., Yang, B., Ma, L.
Microencapsulation of capsaicin by the complex coacervation of gelatin, acacia and tannins, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 91 (4) , 2669-2675, 2004


B. Madhan , C. Muralidharan and R. Jayakumar, “Study on the Stabilization of Collagen with Vegetable Tannins in the Presence of Acrylic Polymer”, Biomaterials , 2002, 23(14) , 2841 – 2847.

1

Understanding the structural and binding properties of collagen: A theoretical perspective
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (28) , 10101-10112, 2004
Bronco, S., Cappelli, C., Monti, S.

2

Development of collagenase-resistant collagen and its interaction with adult human dermal fibroblasts  
Biomaterials, Volume 24, Issue 28, December 2003, Pages 5099-5113
Hyun Chul Goo, Yu-Shik Hwang, Yon Rak Choi, Hyun Nam Cho and Hwal Suh

3

Microencapsulation of capsaicin by the complex coacervation of gelatin, acacia and tannins
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 91 (4) , 2669-2675, 2004
Xing, F., Cheng, G., Yang, B., Ma, L.


B. Madhan , N. Nishad Fathima, J. R. Rao and B.U. Nair, “A New Chromium – Zinc Tanning Agent: A Viable Option for Less Chrome Technology”, J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass ., 2002, 97(4) , 189 – 196.

1

Modified thrublu chrome tanning for lambskins: Low residual - Chrome tannages
Journal of the Society of Leather Technologies and Chemists 88 (3) , 116-120, 2004
Dasgupta, S


B Madhan , R.Parthasarathi, V Subramanian, J Raghava Rao, B U Nair, T Ramasami, “ Ab Initio and Density Functional Calculations on Dipeptide-Gallic acid Interaction”, Chem. Phys. Lett. , 369, (2003) 131-138.

1

Understanding the structural and binding properties of collagen: A theoretical perspective
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (28) , 10101-10112, 2004
Bronco, S., Cappelli, C., Monti, S.

   

B Madhan , N Nishad Fathima, J Raghava Rao, V Subramanian, B U Nair and T Ramasami , “ Hydration In Matrix Stabilization Of Collagen Fibres: Relevance To Mechanistic Insight Into Tanning”, J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass., 2003, 98 , 262 - 271.

1

Understanding the structural and binding properties of collagen: A theoretical perspective
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (28) , 10101-10112, 2004
Bronco, S., Cappelli, C., Monti, S.

2

Life Cycle Assessment as a Tool for the Environmental Improvement of the Tannery Industry in Developing Countries Environmental Science and Technology 38 (6) , 1901-1909, 2004.
Rivela, B., Moreira, M.T., Bornhardt, C., Méndez, R., Feijoo, G.


N. Nishad Fathima, B. Madhan , J. Raghava Rao and Balachandran Unni Nair, “ Mixed metal tanning using Chrome–Zinc–Silica: A new chrome-saver approach”, J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass ., 2003, 98 , 139-146.

1

Modified thrublu chrome tanning for lambskins: Low residual - Chrome tannages
Journal of the Society of Leather Technologies and Chemists 88 (3) , 116-120, 2004
Dasgupta, S.


N. Nishad Fathima , B. Madhan , J. Raghava Rao and Balachandran Unni Nair, “ Effect of zirconium(IV) complexes on the thermal and enzymatic stability of type I collagen” J. Inorg. Biochem ., 2003, 95 , 47-54 .

1

Response to Comments by Hussein M. A. Al-Maydama on "The effect of UV radiation on the thermal parameters of collagen degradation" by Kaminska A 1 and Sionkowska A (Polym Degrad Stab 1996;51:15–18) 
Polymer Degradation and Stability, Volume 84, Issue 2, May 2004, Pages 367-368
Alina Sionkowska


R Parthasarathi, B Madhan , V Subramanian and T Ramasami, “ Ab Initio and Density Functional Theory based Perspectives on the Stability of Collagen Triplet Sequences”, Theo. Chem. Acc. , 2003, 110 , 19-27 .
   

B Madhan , V. Subramanian, J.R. Rao and T. Ramasami, “A Semi-empirical Quantum Mechanical Modeling Study on the Interaction of Collagen-like Peptides with Polyphenolic Molecules: An attempt to gain insights into vegetable tanning”, J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass ., 2003, 98, 273-278.
1

Bronco, S., Cappelli, C., Monti, S.
Understanding the structural and binding properties of collagen: A theoretical perspective
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (28) , 10101-10112, 2004

2

ThomasBredow, KarlJug
Theory and range of modern semiempirical molecular orbital methods
Theor Chem Acc(2005)113:1–14


B Madhan , Aruna Dhathathreyan, V Subramanian and T Ramasami “Investigations on geometrical features in induced ordering of collagen by small molecules”, Proc. Ind. Aca. Sci. 2003 , 115 , 751-766 .
1

Bronco, S., Cappelli, C., Monti, S.
Understanding the structural and binding properties of collagen: A theoretical perspective
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (28) , 10101-10112, 2004

2

Tatsiana Shutava, Malcolm Prouty, Dinesh Kommireddy, and Yuri Lvov
pH Responsive Decomposable Layer-by-Layer Nanofilms and Capsules on the Basis of Tannic Acid
Macromolecules, ASAP Article 10.1021/ma047629x S0024-9297(04)07629-6
Web Release Date: March 2, 2005

3

J. Kaal, K.G.J. Nierop and J.M. Verstraten
Retention of tannic acid and condensed tannin by Fe-oxide-coated quartz sand 
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science , Volume 287, Issue 1, 1 July 2005 , Pages 72-79

4

P. Rajalalitha, S. Vali
Molecular pathogenesis of oral submucous fibrosis -a collagen metabolic disorder
Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine Volume 34, Issue 6, Page 321-328, Jul 2005


R Aravindhan , B Madhan , J Raghava Rao and B U Nair, Bioaccumulation of chromium from tannery wastewater: an approach for chrome recovery and reuse ”, Env. Sci. Tech. , 2004, 38, 300-306
1

Biosorption of cesium by native and chemically modified biomass of marine algae: introduce the new biosorbents for biotechnology applications
Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 116, Issues 1-2, 10 December 2004 , Pages 125-134
R. Jalali-Rad, H. Ghafourian, Y. Asef, S.T. Dalir, M.H. Sahafipour and B.M. Gharanjik

Awards and Honours
  • CSIR Young Scientist Award 2009 in Engineering Sciences from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.
  • Best poster Award First prize at 20th Annual Molecular Biophysics Minisymposium held at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, May 2008
  • BOYSCAST award fellowship 2006-2007 from Department of Science & Technology to pursue Post Doctoral research under Biomedical Engineering category with Prof.Barbara Brodsky Group at Robertwood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA.
  • Best Paper Award 1st Prize. Paper presented at CHEMCON conference, IIT, Gawahati, 7-9th December 2005.
  • B.Tech project work entitled One step upper crusts from pickled goat skins, guided during the period 2003-2004 had won Mecca Haji Abdul Majeed Endowment Award for best project work.
  • Best poster Award at 5th National Symposium in Chemistry under the aegis of Chemical Research Society of India, Chennai, 7-9 Feb, p.60, 2003
  • Recipient of Ganesan Endowment Gold Medal for securing 1st rank in M. Tech.
  • Senior Research Fellowship 2001-2002 from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.
  • Recipient of B.M. Das Memorial Gold Medal for securing 1st rank in M. Tech.