Dr. Gigi George

Dr.-Gigi-George

Assistant Professor
Email: gigi@cmscollege.ac.in

Education

  • B.Sc., MG University, India, 2001.
  • M.Sc., MG University, India, 2004.
  • B.Ed., MG University, India, 2005.
  • M.Tech., CUSAT, India, 2007.
  • R&D Executive, Süd-Chemie Ltd, Gujarat, India, 2008.
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Deakin University, Australia, 2012.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Deakin University, Australia, 2013.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, ADNOC, UAE, 2015.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Toledo, USA, 2016.

Area of Specialization

  • Stimuli-Responsive Materials
  • Journal Reviewer: Materials Chemistry and Physics,European Polymer Journal.
  • Research grant: KSCSTE- TDAP, Rs.9,00,000, 2017.
  • Chartered member: Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 2016.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, 2015.
  • Member: Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers Australia, 2012
  • Chairman of Education Committee: Society of Plastic Engineers, A-NZ Region, 2012.
  • Pride of Workmanship Award: Rotary International, Geelong Australia, 2012.
  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, 2009.

Market driven research of smartmaterials through the systematic understanding of the chemistry principles and synthetic processingprotocols.

Under Graduate Courses

  • CH1811201 : Basic Theoretical & Analytical Chemistry
  • CH1815105 : Environmental Chemistry and Human Rights
  • CH1811701 : Volumetric Analysis Practical

II.Post Graduate Courses

  • AN1921101 : Organometallics and Nuclear Chemistry
  • AN1922105 : Coordination Compounds, Structure, Reactions & Kinetics
  • CH1923109 : Structural Inorganic Chemistry
  • AN1923109 :Solid State Chemistry & Introduction to Material Science
  • AN1924301 : Analytical Procedures
  • AC1924301 : Industrial oil and Fat Products
  • AN1922601 : Inorganic Chemistry Practical

Patents

Qipeng Guo, Gigi George, Self-Healing Polymer Nanocomposites and Process for the Preparation Thereof.

  • World Intellectual Property Organization, WO2012065213A1, May 2012.
  • US Patent Application Number 61/499884, June 2011.
  • Australian Provisional Patent; PCT/AU2011/001459; 20100905099; Nov 2010.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Pokhrel, N. Bhoria, C. Wu, K. S. K. Reddy, H. Margetis, S. Anastasiou, G. George, V. Mittal, G. Romanos, D. Karonis and G. N. Karanikolos, Cu- and Zr-based metal-organic frameworks and their composites with graphene oxide for capture of acid gases at ambient temperature, Journal of Solid-State Chemistry, 266, 233-243 (2018).
  • George, G., et al., Supported UV Polymerized Ionic Liquid Membranes with Block Copolymer, J Membrane Science Technology; vol. 6, no. 166,p. 2; (2016).
  • George, G., et al., Polymer membranes for acid gas removal from natural gas. Separation and Purification Technology, 158: p. 333-356; (2016).
  • George, G. and V. Mittal, CO2 & H2S Removal from Natural Gas Using Polymer Membranes. Virtual Special Issue-Journal of Membrane Science, 475, 101-109; (2015).
  • A. Ganeshpure, Gigi George, J. Das, Brønsted acidic ionic liquids derived from alkylamines as catalysts and mediums for Fischer esterification: Study of structure- activity relationship. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 279, 182 (2008).
  • A. Ganeshpure, Gigi George, J. Das, Application of triethylammonium salts as ionic liquid catalyst and medium for Fischer esterification. Arkivoc 2007, 273 (2007).

Conference Papers

  • G, Ozioko.G.A, Liberatore.M.W; Robust Anion Exchange Membranes for Alkaline Fuel Cell Applications; American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AlChE 2016) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, Nov 2016.
  • Ozioko G A, George G, Liberatore M W, Mechanical and Rheological Study of Blend Anion Exchange Membranes; 12th National Graduate Polymer Conference; The University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, USA, June 2016.
  • J, Katsiotis.M.S, George.G, Karanikolos G N; Metal Organic Framework nanocomposites for natural gas sweetening; 4th Nano Today Conference, Elsevier, Dubai, UAE, December 2015.
  • G, Issac. M, Abdala.A, Mittal.V; Influence of UV radiation on the property behavior of gas separation grade Poly (ether-block- amide); The International Workshop on Advance Materials(IWAM 2015); Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, February 2015.
  • G, Bhoria. N, Abdala.A, Mittal.V; Development of New Polymer Membranes for Acid Gas Removal; Abu Dhabi International Research and Development Conference (ADRAC 2014), Abu Dhabi, UAE, Feb 2014.
  • G, Guo.Q, Thermal properties of self-healing polymer nanocomposites, Proceedings of the 33rd Australian Polymer Symposium (33APS) Tasmania, Australia, Feb 2012.
  • G, Guo.Q, Self-healing polymer nanocomposites as functional biomedical materials, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Functional Materials (ISFM2011) Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, Aug 2011.

Book Chapters:

  • Gigi George; ‘Inorganic Phase Change Materials: A Review’; In “Phase Change Materials”. ISBN 9781925823394, Central West Publishing, Chapter 5, pp. 129-140, 2019.
  • Gigi George; ‘Metal-Organic Frameworks for H2S Separation from Natural Gas’; In “Metal-Organic Frameworks”. ISBN 9781925823578, Central West Publishing, Chapter 8, pp. 173-186, 2019.
  • Gigi George, NidhikaBhoria, Vikas Mittal; ‘Polyurethane Membranes for Gas Separation’; In “Polymers in oil and gas industry”. ISBN 9780648220510, Central West Publishing, Chapter 7, pp. 165-202, 2018.
  • GE Luckachan, Gigi George, Christian Paulik, Vikas Mittal; ‘Effect of Molecular Structure on Mechanical, Thermal, Rheological and Morphological Properties of High Molecular Weight Polyethylene’; In “Advances in Polymer Technology: Material Development, Properties, and Performance Evaluation”. ISBN: 978-1-925823-01-1, Central West Publishing, Chapter 6, pp. 167-190, 2018.

Chemistry
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