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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Dr.Sabu Thomas



Prof. Sabu Thomas

Professor (Polymer Technology)

B.Tech., Ph.D. (IIT, Kharagpur)

Post Doctoral Research

  1. Macromolecular Science & Engineering Research Centre,Laval University,Quebec, Canada
  2. Katholieke University of Leuven,Belgium

Research Area:

Polymer Blends, Fibre Filled Polymer Composites, Hybrid Composites, Particulate Filled Polymer

Composites, Aging and Degradation, Membrane Assisted Separation, Diffusion and Pervaporation

Phenomena, Inter Penetrating Polymer Systems, Nano Composites, Eposy Thermoplastic Blends,

Recyclability and Reuse of Waste Plastics and Rubbers

Research Grant:


Collaborating Institutions

  1. Abt.Kunststoffee/Verbundaerkstoffe,Germany
  2. Technische Universitat Chemitz,Germany.
  3. Katholieke University of Leuven, Belgium
  4. Martin-Luther-Universitat HalleWitenberg,Germany.
  5. Instituteof Polymer Research, Dresden, Germany.

Research Publications (selected)

1.Effects of blend ratio and crosslinking systems on the curing behaviour, Morphology and

mechanical properties of styrene butadiene rubber/Poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate blends,

C.K.Radhakrishnan, A.Sujith, G.Unnikrishnan, S.Thomas, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 94 (2004) 827

  1. Influence of carboxyl-terminated (butadiene-co-acrylonitrile) loading on the mechanical and thermal

properties of cured epoxy blends, R. Thomas, J. Abraham, T. P. Selvin, S. Thomas,

J.Polym.Sci.Part B: Polym.Phys 42 (2004) 2531

  1. Viscoelastic behavior of polypropylene/nitrile rubber thermoplastic elastomer blends: Application of

Kerner’s models for reactively compatibilized and dynamically vulcanized systems,

G.G.Bandyopadhyay, S.S. Bhagawan, S. Thomas and K.N. Ninan, J Polym Sci pol phys 42 (2004)


  1. Dynamic Mechanical properties of short sisal fibre reinforced polypropylene composites,

P.V.Joseph, G.Mathew, K.Joseph, G.Groeninckx and S.Thomas, Composites: Part A 34 (2003)


Compatibilsation of heterogenous acrylonitrile butadiene rubber / polystyrene blends by the

addition of styrene acrylonitrile copolymer: Effect on morphology mechanical properties, Monsy

Mathew and S.Thomas, Polymer, 44 (2003) 1295