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Prof. Shantikumar Nair

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Prof. Shanti Nair, Dean of Nanosciences, Amrita Center for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine at Kochi campus of the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Qualification: B-Tech, MS, Ph.D
shantinair@aims.amrita.edu

Bio

Professor Nair is the Dean of Research to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, and also the Director of Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine (ACNSMM), Health Sciences Campus. Prof. Nair received his Bachelor of Technology degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, in 1976; Master of Science (1978) and Doctor of Engineering Science (1983) degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Columbia University, New York, USA. He joined the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA, in 1985 where he has since taught and conducted research in the area of composite materials. In 2006, he joined Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India. He heads initiatives in the applications of Nanotechnology to Medicine and Energy areas. Areas of research include nanomedicine, tissue engineering, surface modification of materials, and uses of nanomaterials in photovoltaics, supercapacitors and batteries.

In 1986, Prof. Nair received the Presidential Young Investigator Award from President Ronald Reagan for research in composite materials. He is a recipient of numerous awards from the National Science Foundation, USA, and from the industry in materials research. He received the MRSI Medal in Feb 2009 for outstanding contributions in the field of Materials Science. He is the recipient of the Prestigious National Research Award from the Government of India in 2011 for research in Nanosciences. Prof. Nair received the impressive C N R Rao India Nanosciences Award 2014 for outstanding contributions in Nanotechnology Research and Development in India.

 

Publications

Conference Proceedings

Studies on Defect Mediated Charge Transport and Recombination Dynamics in SnO2 Based Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Third International Conference on Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications,

Effect of 2D Layered WS2 Nanoflakes on SnO2 Based Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Performance

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Third International Conference on Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

Journal Article

Chitin Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Successful Reduction of Neointimal Hyperplasia on Stainless Steel Coronary Stents by Titania Nanotexturing

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Dr. Manitha B. Nair, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Cherian Aleena Mary; Joseph John; Shantikumar V Nair; Maniyal Vijayakumar

Publisher : ACS OmegaACS Omega

Cancer nanomedicine developed from total human serum: a novel approach for making personalized nanomedicine.

Authors : Dr. Pavithran K., Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Thayath, Jyotsna; Nair, Shantikumar V; Koyakutty, Manzoor

Publisher : Nanomedicine (Lond)

PCL-gelatin composite nanofibers electrospun using diluted acetic acid-ethyl acetate solvent system for stem cell-based bone tissue engineering.

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Binulal, N.S; Natarajan, A; Bhaskaran, V.K; Dr. Ullas Mony; Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : J Biomater Sci Polym Ed.

Curcumin Nanospheres by Surfactant Free Wet Milling Method (In Press)

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, T. R. Anuraj, N Rejinold, S., Biswas, R., Saroj, S., Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology

Development and molecular characterization of polymeric micro-nanofibrous scaffold of a defined 3-D niche for in vitro chemosensitivity analysis against acute myeloid leukemia cells

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Dr. Krishnakumar Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, M. G. Sangeetha Nair; Dr. Ullas Mony;Dr. Manzoor K.; N Sidharthan; Keechilat Pavithran; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : International journal of nanomedicine

Theranostic Iron Oxide/Gold Ion Nanoprobes for MR Imaging and Noninvasive RF Hyperthermia.

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Fazal, Sajid; Dr. Bindhu Paul; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

Sustainable chemical synthesis for phosphorus-doping of TiO2 nanoparticles by upcycling human urine and impact of doping on energy applications

Authors : Dr. Dhamodaran Santhanagopalan, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Sreejith P. Madhusudanan; Binitha Gangaja; Anjusree G. Shyla; A. Sreekumaran Nair; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng

Surface chemical analysis of CuO nanofiber composite electrodes at different stages of lithiation/delithiation

Authors : Dr. Dhamodaran Santhanagopalan, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Binitha Gangaja; Sruthi Chandrasekharan; Sajini Vadukumpully; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : Journal of Power Sources

Stable Titania Nanostructures on Stainless Steel Coronary Stent Surface for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance and Endothelialization

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Mohan, Chandini C; Cherian, Aleena Mary; Kurup, Sujish; Joseph, John; Nair, Manitha B; Vijayakumar, Maniyal; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : Adv Healthc Mater

Spray pyrolysis-deposited nanoengineered TiO2 thick films for ultra-high areal and volumetric capacity lithium ion battery applications

Authors : Dr. Dhamodaran Santhanagopalan, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Anupriya K. Haridas; Binitha Gangaja; Pillalamarri Srikrishnarka; Gautam E. Unni; A. Sreekumaran Nair; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : Journal of Power Sources

Curcumin Loaded Chitin Nanogels for Skin Cancer Treatment via the Transdermal Route

Authors : Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Dr. Sabitha M., Prof. Shantikumar Nair, S. Mangalathillam, Rejinold, N. S., Nair, A., Lakshmanan, V. - K., Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : Nanoscale

Biocompatible alginate/nano bioactive glass ceramic composite scaffolds for periodontal tissue regeneration

Authors : Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Dr. Sowmya Srinivasan, Sowmya Srinivasan; Jayasree, R.; Chennazhi, K.P.; Shantikumar V. Nair; Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy

Publisher : Carbohydrate Polymers

Curcumin Loaded Fibrinogen Nanoparticles for Cancer Drug Delivery

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology

MRI and CT Contrast-enabled Composite Implants for Image-guided Tissue Regeneration and Therapy (Filed)

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : MRI and CT Contrast-Enabled Composite Implants for Image-Guided Tissue Regeneration and Therapy

Chitin Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Dr. Sowmya Srinivasan, Chennazhi, K.P.; Furuike, T.; Tamura, H.

Publisher : International Journal of Molecular Sciences

5-Fluorouracil Loaded Fibrinogen Nanoparticles for Cancer Drug Delivery Applications

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Supercapacitors based on microporous β-Ni(OH)2 nanorods

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

Designing Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Translating Biomaterials for Bone Graft: Bench-Top to Clinical Applications

Nanotextured Stainless Steel for Improved Corrosion Resistance and Biological Response in Coronary Stenting

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Mohan C.C; Cherian A.M.; Prabhath A; Vadukumpully S.,; Shantikumar V Nair; Chennazhi K;

Publisher : Nanoscale

Advantages of chitin-based nanobiomaterials in nanomedicine

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Marine Biomaterials: Characterization, Isolation and Applications

Chitosan-Conjugated DNA Nanoparticle Delivery Systems for Gene Therapy

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Chitin, Chitosan, Oligosaccharides and Their Derivatives: Biological Activities and Applications

Identification of Prolargin Expression in Articular Cartilage and its Significance in Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathology

Authors : Dr. Krishnakumar Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Vinod Soman Pillai; Rameshwari R. Kundargi; Fabia Edathadathil; Shantikumar V Nair; Jai Thilak; Roshini Anney Mathew; Tessy Xavier; Padmanabha Shenoy;

Publisher : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Expression and Purification of Quinine Dihydro Pteridine Reductase from astrocytes and its significance in the astrocyte pathology

Authors : Dr. Krishnakumar Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Chandrashekaran, Swathine; Karthikeyan, Srija; Balakrishnan, Arvind; Nair, Sreepriya; Satheesh Kumar, Madathiparambil Kumaran; Vattathara, Jane Jose; Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Dual Release of growth Factor from Nanocomposite Fibrous Scaffold Promotes Vascularisation and Bone Regeneration in Rat Critical Sized Calvarial Defect.

Authors : Dr. Manitha B. Nair, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Kuttappan, Shruthy; Mathew, Dennis; Jo, Jun-Ichiro; Tanaka, Ryusuke; Menon, Deepthy; Ishimoto, Takuya; Nakano, Takayoshi; Shantikumar V Nair; Tabata, Yasuhiko

Publisher : Acta Biomaterialia

Computational Simulations and Experimental Validation of Structure- Physicochemical Properties of Pristine and Functionalized Graphene: Implications for Adverse Effects on p53 Mediated DNA Damage Response

Authors : Dr. Gopi Mohan C., Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Basheer, Faiza; Melge, Anu R; Sasidharan, Abhilash; Shantikumar V Nair; Dr. Manzoor K.;

Publisher : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

A Novel Surface Enhanced Raman Catheter for Rapid Detection, Classification, and Grading of Oral Cancer

Authors : Dr. Krishnakumar T., Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Girish C. M.; Dr. Subramania Iyer K.;Gowd GS; Dr. Manzoor K.; Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : Advanced Healthcare Materials

Enhanced Anti-tumor Efficacy and Safety with Metronomic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Metastatic Ovarian Cancer using Biodegradable Nanotextile Implants.

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Padmakumar, Smrithi; Parayath, Neha N; Shantikumar V Nair; Amiji, Mansoor M

Publisher : Journal of Controlled Release

Combination of Repurposed Drug Diosmin with Amoxicillin-Clavulanic acid Causes Synergistic Inhibition of Mycobacterial Growth

Authors : Muralidharan V., Dr. Gopi Mohan C., Dr. Raja Biswas, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, A. Choorakott Pushkaran, Vinod, V., Sudarslal S, Shantikumar V Nair, Vasudevan, A. Kumar

Publisher : Scientific Reports

Electrospun Polymeric Core-sheath Yarns as Drug Eluting Surgical Sutures

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Padmakumar, S.; John Joseph; Neppalli, M.H.; Mathew, S.E.; Shantikumar V Nair; Dr. Sahadev Shankarappa;

Publisher : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

Effect of Formulation Parameters on Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Safety of Diclofenac Nanomedicine

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Narayanan, Dhanya; Pillai, Gopikrishna J; Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : Drug Deliv Transl Res

A Systematic Evaluation of Hydroxyethyl Starch as a Potential Nanocarrier for Parenteral Drug Delivery

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Narayanan, D.; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Long-term Drug Delivery using Implantable Electrospun Woven Polymeric Nanotextiles

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Padmakumar, Smrithi; Dr. Bindhu Paul; Pavithran, Keechilat; Vijaykumar, Dehannathparambil Kottarathil; Rajanbabu, Anupama; Sivanarayanan, Thangalazhi Balakrishnan; Kadakia, Ekta; Amiji, Mansoor M; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine

Cobalt oxide thin films for high capacity and stable Li-ion battery anode

Authors : Dr. Dhamodaran Santhanagopalan, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Varghese, A.P.; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer using Sustained-Release Implantable Devices

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Padmakumar, Smrithi; Parayath, Neha; Leslie, Fraser; Shantikumar V Nair; Amiji, Mansoor M

Publisher : Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery

ONO-1301 Loaded Nanocomposite Scaffolds Modulate cAMP Mediated Signaling and Induce New bone Formation in Critical Sized Bone Defect

Authors : Dr. Manitha B. Nair, Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Kuttappan, Shruthy, Jo, Jun-Ichiro, Ishimoto, Takuya, Nakano, Takayoshi, Tabata, Yasuhiko

Publisher : Biomater. Sci., The Royal Society of Chemistry

Chemical Bath Deposited WS2 Quantum Dots on TiO2 for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Applications

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Dr. Mariyappan Shanmugam, Powar, N.S, Gopakumar, G, Ramanathan, K.V

Publisher : Optical and Quantum Electronics

Evaluation of Osseointegration of Staged or Simultaneously Placed Dental Implants with Nanocomposite Fibrous Scaffolds in Rabbit Mandibular Defect

Authors : Dr. Manitha B. Nair, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Manju V.; Dr. Subramania Iyer K.; Dr. Deepthy Menon; Shantikumar V Nair;

Publisher : Materials Science and Engineering C

Nanoparticle formulations for delivering multiple therapeutic agents

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Nanoparticle Formulations for Delivering Multiple Therapeutic Agents

Investigation of Organic Small Molecules and Polymer Compounds for CdTe back Contact

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

Patents

Cartridge Connection Method for Precise Delivery of Liquid

Authors : Prof. Bipin Nair, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Dr. Manzoor K.; Giridharan Loghanathan Malarvizhi; Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : Cartridge Connection Method for Precise Delivery of Liquid

The art, method, manner, process and system of preparation of curcumin loaded chitin nanogels for skin penetration

Authors : Dr. Sabitha M., Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Shantikumar V Nair, Amrita, N., N Rejinold, S., and Lakshmanan, V. Kumar

Publisher : U.S. Patent 2353/CHE/2011 A2011.

Targeted Nano-photomedicines for Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer (Chinese)

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair

Publisher : Targeted Nano-photomedicines for Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer (Chinese)

Core-shell Particle Formulation for Delivering Multiple Therapeutic Agents

Authors : Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Manzoor Koyakutty; Parwathy Chandran; Archana P. R; Shantikumar Nair

Compositions and Methods for Autoimmune Disease Treatment Inventors

Authors : Prashant S., Dr. Krishnakumar Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Bernard, C. C. A., Sadanandan, P., Payne, N. L., and Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : U.S. Patent Australian Provisional Patent Application no: 2016903294

The art, method, manner, process and system of multifunctional nanobiomaterial for molecular imaging and drug- delivery

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Dr. Manzoor K.; Ashokan, Anusha; Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : U.S. Patent PCT/IN2013/0001422014

THE ART, METHOD AND MANNER OF TITANIUM-BASED CARDIOVASCULAR STENTS WITH NANOSTRUCTURED SURFACES

Authors : Dr. Deepthy Menon, Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Chennazhi, K., Mohan, C. C., R, S. P., and Shantikumar V Nair

Publisher : U.S. Patent 2355/CHE/20112011.

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