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Dr. Beena S.

Asst. Professor

Dr. Beena S. currently serves as Assistant Professor in the department of Chemistry, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences.

Qualification: MSc, Ph.D
beenas@am.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Biosensors, Potentiometric Sensors, Voltametric Sensors

Bio

Dr. Beena S. currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus. She received her Ph. D. in 2011 from Cochin University of Science and Technology in the area of electrochemical sensors for the determination of metal ions.

She also worked at the Polish Academy Sciences, Poland as part of DST INDO-POLISH project. Her current research area is fabrication of electrochemical sensors for biomolecules and pharmaceuticals.

Ph.D. Thesis

  • Supervised: 
    • Athira Krishnan: “Functionalisation of TiO2-WO3 Composite Based Materials for Targeted Industrial Applications”
  • Ph.D. Thesis Under Progress: 3
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2021

Simultaneous Electrochemical Determination of Tyrosine and Tryptophan at a Poly Diphenylamine Modified Disposable Electrode

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Rajasree G Krishnan

Publisher : Journal of electrochemical society, ECS, IOP publications

Year : 2021

Murexide-Derived In Vitro Electrochemical Sensor for the Simultaneous Determination of Neurochemicals

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Beena S.

Publisher : Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry

Year : 2021

Electro-generated poly (cysteine) film as a sensor platform towards the simultaneous electroanalysis of hydrazine and hydroxylamine

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Rajasree G Krishnan

Publisher : Materials chemistry and physics, Elsevier

Year : 2021

Electrochemical sensors as a versatile tool for the quantitative analysis of Vitamin B12

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Santhy Antherjanam, Rajasree G krishnan, Gopika M Gopan

Publisher : A review Chemical Papers - 75 (7) 2981–2995 (2021).

Year : 2021

Disposable Electrochemical Sensor for Coumarin Induced Milk Toxicity in Raw Milk Samples

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Rajasree G Krishnan

Publisher : Measurement, 170,2021, 108709

Year : 2021

Electrochemical response of poly-2,4-dinitrophenyl hydrazine and poly phenyl hydrazine-based pencil graphite electrodes for thrombotonin

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R.

Publisher : MRS Advances, IF-0.79, Q3, 2021.

R. Rejithamol and Dr. Beena S., “Electrochemical response of poly-2,4-dinitrophenyl hydrazine and poly phenyl hydrazine-based pencil graphite electrodes for thrombotonin”, MRS Advances, IF-0.79, Q3, 2021.

Year : 2021

Disposable pencil graphite electrode decorated with a thin film of electro-polymerized 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10-octahydropyrimido [1, 2-a] azepine for simultaneous voltammetric analysis of dopamine, serotonin and tryptophan

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R., Krishnan, R. G.

Publisher : Materials Chemistry and Physics

R. Rejithamol, Krishnan, R. G., and Dr. Beena S., “Disposable pencil graphite electrode decorated with a thin film of electro-polymerized 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10-octahydropyrimido [1, 2-a] azepine for simultaneous voltammetric analysis of dopamine, serotonin and tryptophan”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol. 258, p. 123857, 2021

Year : 2020

Electrochemical Quantification of L-tryptophan Via Molecular Imprinted Pyromellitic Acid Polymer-Based Indium Tin Oxide Electrode

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R., G. K. Rajasree; Dr. Beena S.

Publisher : Journal of The Electrochemical Society, The Electrochemical Society, Volume 167, Number 11, p.117507 (2020)

R. Rejithamol, G. K. Rajasree, and Dr. Beena S., “Electrochemical Quantification of L-tryptophan Via Molecular Imprinted Pyromellitic Acid Polymer-Based Indium Tin Oxide Electrode”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, vol. 167, p. 117507, 2020.

Year : 2020

Electrochemical quantification of pyridoxine (VB6) in human blood from other water-soluble vitamins

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R.

Publisher : Chemical Papers

R. Rejithamol and Dr. Beena S., “Electrochemical quantification of pyridoxine (VB6) in human blood from other water-soluble vitamins”, Chemical Papers, vol. 74, no. 6, pp. 2011 - 2020, 2020

Year : 2020

Non-enzymatic electrochemical sensor for the simultaneous determination of adenosine, adenine and uric acid in whole blood and urine

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R., R. G. Krishnan

Publisher : Microchemical Journal

R. G. Krishnan, Rejithamol, R., and Dr. Beena S., “Non-enzymatic electrochemical sensor for the simultaneous determination of adenosine, adenine and uric acid in whole blood and urine”, Microchemical Journal, vol. 155, p. 104745, 2020

Year : 2020

A novel high performance Ti/Ti–W- reinforced polyaniline functionalized Ni–P electrode for high sensitive detection of dopamine from urine sample

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Athira Krishnan, S.M.A. Shibli

Publisher : Materials Chemistry and Physics,

Athira Krishnan, Dr. Beena S., and S.M.A. Shibli, “A novel high performance Ti/Ti–W- reinforced polyaniline functionalized Ni–P electrode for high sensitive detection of dopamine from urine sample”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol. 244, p. 122680, 2020

Year : 2020

Poly (riboflavin) modified pencil graphite for the simultaneous electrochemical determination of serotonin and dopamine

Authors : Dr. Beena S., R. G. Krishnan, RajT., A., and Gopika, M. G.

Publisher : AIP Conference Proceedings

R. G. Krishnan, Dr. Beena S., RajT., A., and Gopika, M. G., “Poly (riboflavin) modified pencil graphite for the simultaneous electrochemical determination of serotonin and dopamine”, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 2259, p. 020007, 2020

Year : 2020

Mixed metal oxide based electrochemical sensing of inhibitory neurotransmitter serotonin in the presence of dopamine

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Sreedhar K. M., Rajasree G Krishnan, Sofia David ,Alisha P Prakash , S Greeshma

Publisher : IOP Publishing

R. G. Krishnan, Dr. Beena S., Dr. Sreedhar K. M., David, S., Prakash, A. P., and Greeshma, S., “Mixed metal oxide based electrochemical sensing of inhibitory neurotransmitter serotonin in the presence of dopamine”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 872, p. 012105, 2020

Year : 2020

A commercially viable electrochemical sensor for the immunosuppressant drug mycophenolate mofetil utilizing pencil graphite electrode

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Santhy A., G Krishnan Rajasree , S Greeshma

Publisher : IOP Publishing

A Santhy, Dr. Beena S., G Rajasree, K., and Greeshma, S., “A commercially viable electrochemical sensor for the immunosuppressant drug mycophenolate mofetil utilizing pencil graphite electrode”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 872, p. 012127, 2020.

Year : 2020

Electrochemical quantification of vitamin B9 on poly tyrosine modified pencil graphite electrode

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Santhy A., Veena , Shaji Shahina

Publisher : IOP Publishing

A Santhy, Dr. Beena S., Veena,, and Shahina, S., “Electrochemical quantification of vitamin B9 on poly tyrosine modified pencil graphite electrode”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 872, p. 012128, 2020

Year : 2020

A Pencil Graphite Electrode Modified with Poly Nicotinamide as a Framework for the Electrochemical Detection of Propranolol Hydrochloride

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Santhy A., U S Krishnanunni Namboothiri , S Anupriya , C V Sreeranjini

Publisher : IOP Publishing

A Santhy, Dr. Beena S., Namboothiri, U. S. Krishnan, Anupriya, S., and Sreeranjini, C. V., “A pencil graphite electrode modified with poly nicotinamide as a framework for the electrochemical detection of propranolol hydrochloride”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 872, p. 012125, 2020.

Year : 2020

One pot synthesis of amino-ethanethiol derivatives of aromatic aldehydes by the catalytic action of DBU

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R., K. Midhina , T. D. Megha , L. Anusree

Publisher : IOP Publishing

R. Rejithamol, Dr. Beena S., Krishnan, M., Dharan, M. T., and Anusree, L., “One pot synthesis of amino-ethanethiol derivatives of aromatic aldehydes by the catalytic action of DBU”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 872, p. 012121, 2020

Year : 2019

Morphological Studies of Disposable Graphite and its Effective utilization for Vitamin B12 Analysis in Pharmaceutical Formulations

Authors : Dr. Beena S., R. G. Krishnan, Greeshma, S., D. Morris, S., Rameshan, S. S.

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings

R. G. Krishnan, Greeshma, S., D. Morris, S., Rameshan, S. S., and Dr. Beena S., “Morphological Studies of Disposable Graphite and its Effective utilization for Vitamin B12 Analysis in Pharmaceutical Formulations”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 18, Part 7, pp. 3314 - 3320, 2019

Year : 2019

Synthesis and characterization of phenylacrylonitrile derivatives of aromatic aldehydes in presence of DBU

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R., Sajitha, C. S., Dileep, N. K. Malavika, Drisya, A., and Keerthi, P. R

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

R. Rejithamol, Dr. Beena S., Sajitha, C. S., Dileep, N. K. Malavika, Drisya, A., and Keerthi, P. R., “Synthesis and characterization of phenylacrylonitrile derivatives of aromatic aldehydes in presence of DBU”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 561, p. 012017, 2019

Year : 2019

A novel disposable pencil graphite electrode for the voltammetric determination of cysteamine

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R., P. R. Keerthy

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings

R. R, R, K. P., and Dr. Beena S., “A novel disposable pencil graphite electrode for the voltammetric determination of cysteamine”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 18, pp. 5081 - 5086, 2019

Year : 2018

Synthesis, Characterization and Photophysical Properties of Benzylidene-Fluorene Derivatives

Authors : Dr. Rejithamol R., Dr. Beena S., Santhy A., Asha B Nair

Publisher : International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization

A convenient and rapid method for the synthesis of benzylidene-fluorene from aromatic aldehydes and fluorene in presence of 1, 8-diazobicyclo [5,4,0] undec-7-ene (DBU) as an organic catalyst at room temperature giving good yields, short reaction time and easy isolation. Fluorene based π-conjugated organic compounds have found dominant usance that bring about them deserved entrant for utilizations in organic optoelectronic devices and chemical sensors. The report high points an approach to synthesize these materials and to study the photophysical properties

Year : 2018

PVC membrane Sensor Immobilized with Clopidogrel-Tetraiodo Bismuthate for the Potentiometric Determination of Clopidogrel from Pharmaceutical Formulations

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R., Santhy A., P. Sankar, U., Vidya, R.

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings,

A. Santhy, Dr. Beena S., P. Sankar, U., Vidya, R., and Rejithamol, R., “PVC membrane Sensor Immobilized with Clopidogrel-Tetraiodo Bismuthate for the Potentiometric Determination of Clopidogrel from Pharmaceutical Formulations”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 5, pp. 17812 - 17819, 2018

Year : 2016

Chemically Modified Carbon Paste Sensor Based on N1, N2-bis(salicylidine)butane-1,4-diamine for Potentiometric Determination of Nd(III) (Accepted)

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Krishnapillai Girish Kumar

Publisher : Polish Journal of Environmental Studies

Dr. Beena S. and Krishnapillai Girish Kumar, “Chemically Modified Carbon Paste Sensor Based on N1, N2-bis(salicylidine)butane-1,4-diamine for Potentiometric Determination of Nd(III) (Accepted)”, Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 2016

Year : 2016

PVC Membrane Sensor for Nd (III) Based on N 1 , N 2 -Bis (Salicylidine) Butane-1, 4 -Diamine

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Krishnapillai Girish Kumar

Publisher : International Journal of Advanced Research in Chemical Science (IJARCS)

Dr. Beena S. and Krishnapillai Girish Kumar, “PVC Membrane Sensor for Nd (III) Based on N 1 , N 2 -Bis (Salicylidine) Butane-1, 4 -Diamine”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Chemical Science (IJARCS), vol. volume 3, no. Issue 2, 2016

Year : 2009

Electroactive Dipyremethane Cu(II) Monolayers

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Girish Kumar

Publisher : Electroanalysis

Dr. Beena S. and Girish Kumar, “Electroactive Dipyremethane Cu(II) Monolayers”, Electroanalysis, pp. 2317-2323, 2009

Year : 2008

PVC Supported Liquid Membrane and Carbon Paste Potentiometric Sensors Incorporating a Mn(III)-Porphyrin for the Direct Determination of Undissociated Paracetamol

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Marta Pająk, Jerzy Radecki, Wouter Maes, Wim Dehaen, Krishnapillai Girish Kumar, and Hanna Radecka

Publisher : Electroanalysis

Dr. Beena S., Marta Pająk, Jerzy Radecki, Wouter Maes, Wim Dehaen, Krishnapillai Girish Kumar, and Hanna Radecka, “PVC Supported Liquid Membrane and Carbon Paste Potentiometric Sensors Incorporating a Mn(III)-Porphyrin for the Direct Determination of Undissociated Paracetamol”, Electroanalysis, vol. 20, pp. 2009–2015, 2008.

Year : 2008

Electroactive Dipyrromethene-Cu(II) Monolayers Deposited onto Gold Electrodes for Voltammetric Determination of Paracetamol

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Izabela Grzybowska, Czesława Orlewska, Jerzy Radecki, Wim Dehaen, Krishnapillai Girish Kumar, and Hanna Radecka

Publisher : Electroanalysis

Dr. Beena S., Izabela Grzybowska, Czesława Orlewska, Jerzy Radecki, Wim Dehaen, Krishnapillai Girish Kumar, and Hanna Radecka, “Electroactive Dipyrromethene-Cu(II) Monolayers Deposited onto Gold Electrodes for Voltammetric Determination of Paracetamol”, Electroanalysis, vol. 20, pp. 2317–2323, 2008

Year : 2007

A novel mebendazole selective membrane sensor and its application to pharmaceutical analysis

Authors : Dr. Beena S., K. Girish Kumar, Sareena John, Pearl Augustine, Remalakshmy Poduval

K. Girish Kumar, Sareena John, Pearl Augustine, Remalakshmy Poduval, and Dr. Beena S., “A novel mebendazole selective membrane sensor and its application to pharmaceutical analysis”, 2007

Year : 2006

A PVC plasticized sensor for Ni(II) ion based on a simple ethylenediamine derivative.

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Kumar, Krishnapillai Girish; Poduval, Remalakshmy; Augustine, Pearl; John, Sareena

Publisher : Anal Sci

K. Girish Kumar, Poduval, R., Augustine, P., John, S., and Saraswathyamma, B., “A PVC plasticized sensor for Ni(II) ion based on a simple ethylenediamine derivative.”, Anal Sci, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 1333-7, 2006.

Conference Paper

Year : 2020

Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity of Poly (trans- 2,3-Dimethyacrylic acid) Modified Electrode for Hydrazine Sensing (Book Series)

Authors : Dr. Beena S., R. G. Krishnan, S., G., P., V., Aravind, A

Publisher : Springer Book Series

R. G. Krishnan, Dr. Beena S., S., G., P., V., Aravind, A., and G., G. M., “Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity of Poly (trans- 2,3-Dimethyacrylic acid) Modified Electrode for Hydrazine Sensing (Book Series)”, in Accepted in Lecture notes in mechanical engineering; Springer Book Series , 2020.

Year : 2017

Clopidogrel-tetralodo mercurate ion association immobilized PVC membrane sensor for the determination of clopidogrel in pharmaceutical formulations

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Dr. Rejithamol R., Santhy A., R Vidya, P Uma Sankar

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy)

Dr. Beena S., A Santhy, R Vidya, P Uma Sankar, and Rejithamol, R., “Clopidogrel-tetralodo mercurate ion association immobilized PVC membrane sensor for the determination of clopidogrel in pharmaceutical formulations”, in 2017 International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy (TAP Energy), Kollam, India, 2017.

Book Chapter

Year : 2020

An exhaustive study on the recent developments in the voltammetric sensors for the β- blocker propranolol hydrochloride

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Santhy A.

Publisher : Elsevier

S. A. and Dr. Beena S., “An exhaustive study on the recent developments in the voltammetric sensors for the β- blocker propranolol hydrochloride”, in Biomedical Engineering Applications for People with Disabilities and Elderly in a New Covid-19 Pandemic and Beyond (Elsevier), 2020.

Year : 2020

Carbon based electrodes as a Scaffold for the electrochemical sensing of pharmaceuticals: A special case of immunosuppressant drugs

Authors : Dr. Beena S., Santhy A.

Publisher : Elsevier

S. A. and Dr. Beena S., “Carbon based electrodes as a Scaffold for the electrochemical sensing of pharmaceuticals: A special case of immunosuppressant drugs”, in Electronic Devices, Circuits, and Systems for Biomedical Applications (Elsevier), 2020.

Awards and Honours
  • Best paper award in the National Convention for Electrochemist held at VIT, Vellore in February 2010.
  • CSIR –UGC National Eligibility Test(NET) in 2005
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) in 2005
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