Mr. Santhosh - Membrane Technology - Best Researcher Award ūüŹÜ¬†

Jain (Deemed-to-be) University - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

He embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science degree, opting for Chemistry, Zoology, and Sericulture at Sri Siddhartha First Grade College, Tumkur. His passion for chemistry led him to pursue a Master of Science in Chemistry with a specialization in General Chemistry at the Department of Studies in Chemistry, Manasagangothri, University of Mysore. During his master's program, he delved into research, focusing on the synthesis and characterization of Piperonyl piperazine Amide derivatives under the guidance of Dr. H. S. Yathirajan.

Professional Endeavors

Following his academic pursuits, Santhosh ventured into the field of membrane technology as a Senior Research Scholar at the Sustainable Materials and Processes Lab, Centre for Nano and Material Science (CNMS), Jain University, Bangalore. Under the mentorship of Dr. S. K. Nataraj, a renowned Professor at CNMS, Santhosh embarked on his research journey focusing on membrane technology, adsorption studies, and organic synthesis. His thesis titled "Functional Nanocomposite membrane for Water treatment" showcases his dedication to exploring innovative solutions for water treatment using membrane technology.

Contributions and Research Focus in Membrane Technology

His research endeavors have been centered around membrane technology, where he has contributed significantly to the development of functional nanocomposite membranes for water treatment. His pioneering work includes the synthesis and characterization of novel materials such as Aminopropyl functionalized iron-phyllosilicate (AIP) engineered composite membrane for hazardous emerging pollutant treatment. Additionally, he has explored the use of deep eutectic solvents for upcycling waste membranes into high-performance adsorbents and energy storage materials.

Membrane technology encompasses a diverse array of filtration, separation, and purification techniques that have revolutionized various industries and applications. From wastewater treatment to desalination, membrane technology plays a vital role in ensuring clean water, efficient separation processes, and advanced purification methods.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions to membrane technology have garnered recognition in the form of awards and achievements. His groundbreaking research on MoS2@AIP clay device-based materials for heavy metals removal and the design of Mg-aminoclay based thin film nanocomposite membranes for nanoplastic removal and wastewater treatment have been widely acknowledged in the scientific community.

Whether in membrane bioreactors, reverse osmosis systems, or gas separation units, membrane technology continues to evolve, driving progress and innovation in filtration and separation processes.

Impact and Influence

His work has not only expanded the frontiers of membrane technology but also has practical implications for addressing pressing environmental challenges such as water pollution and nanoplastic contamination. His research has the potential to revolutionize water treatment processes, offering sustainable solutions for a cleaner and healthier environment.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As he continues his research journey, his legacy in the field of membrane technology is poised to inspire future generations of scientists and researchers. His innovative approach and commitment to addressing global environmental challenges through cutting-edge research lay the foundation for a more sustainable future. With a focus on industrial applications, Santhosh aims to translate his research findings into practical solutions that can make a tangible difference in society.


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Notable Publications

Santhosh | Membrane Technology | Best Researcher Award

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