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      Dr. Abraham Joseph


         (Inorganic Chemistry& Analytical Chemistry)

OFFICIAL         : Department of Chemistry , University of Calicut , Ker
ala, India - 673 635
RESIDENCE      : Parickappallil “AMBADI” , Nirmalagiri P O– 670701, Kannur,Kerala, India.
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1985 –1988 : B.Sc., University of Calicut,

1988 – 1990 : M.Sc., University of Calicut

1990-1992 : M.Phil. Mangalore University

2002 : Ph.D. Mangalore University, Karnataka. India (Under the Guidance of Prof. B. Narayana)


2011 September onwards : Professor

UG Teaching : 13 Years.

PG Teaching : 12 Years.

Total Teaching Experience : 25 Years

Research Area of Interests

Bioinorganic and Coordination Chemistry; Corrosion inhibition studies

Analytical and Electro analytical chemistry, Materials and Nano Chemistry


  1. Registrar Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies , Since

January 2012 January- 2014 April.

  1. Director, College Development Council, University of Calicut since 1st

July,2014- March 2015

  1. NSS program officer for five years (1998-2003), St. Pius X College,

Rajapuram, Kasaragod, Kerala.

4. Hostel Wrden,Jawahar Hostel for Men, Nirmalagiri College,

Kuthuparama, Kannur Two years (1993-1995).

5. Head Department of Chemistry, St. Pius X,College, Rajapuram (1995-2005).

6. Secretary, Department Council, University of Calicut (2005-2009).


  1. Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Calicut 08/11/2016 onwards

  2. Chairman PGBOS chemistry, University of Calicut, 09/2016 onwards

  3. Member, University Planning Board, University of Calicut

  4. Member Academic Council, St Joseph’s College(Autonomous), Irinjalakkuda

  5. Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, St Thomas College (Autonomous),Thrissur.

  6. Fellow, Indian Chemical Society, F/6754 (LM) (2007)7.

  7. Fellow, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) LM/1151 (2008)


1 Recipient of Best NSS Program officer Kannur University Level award in 2002.

2 Recipient of Best NSS Program officer State award in 2002.


MPhil Guidance : 4

PhD Awarded : 6 (Bincy Joseph& Sam John, Ramya K, Anupama K K, Revathi Mohan& Mathew Kuruvilla)

Thesis Submitted : 2 (Shainy KM & Prajila M)

PhD students working : 7


  1. Adsorption and electrochemical studies of Pimenta dioica leaf extracts as orrosion inhibitor for mild steel in hydrochloric acid, 167 (2015) 28-41 Materials Chemistry and Physics(Elsevier).

  1. Electrochemical and theoretical studies on the synergistic interaction and corrosion inhibition of alkyl benzimidazoles and thiosemicarbazide pair on mild steel in hydrochloric acid,149-150 (2015) 632- 647 Materials Chemistry and Physics(Elsevier).

  1. Synergisticeffectsandhydrogenbondedinteractionofalkylbenzimadazolesandthioureapaironmildsteelinhydrochloricacid , 52 (2015) 127–139, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (Elsevier.)

  1. Synergisticandhydrogenbondedinteractionofalkylbenzimadazolesandureapaironmildsteelinhydrochloricacid: Adsorption, electroanalytical and theoretical studies, 58 (2016) 517–527, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (Elsevier).

  1. Enhancement of corrosion protection of mild steel by chitosan/ZnO nanoparticle composite membranes, 84 (2015) 28–34, Progress in Organic Coatings (Elsevier).

  1. Excellent Anticorrosion Behavior of Ruta Graveolens Extract (RGE) for Mild Steel in Hydrochloric Acid: Electro Analytical Studies on the Effect of Time, Temperature, and Inhibitor, J Bio Tribo Corros (2016) 2:2, DOI 10.1007/s40735-016-0032-5(Springer).

  1. Electrochemical and computational aspects of surface interaction and corrosion inhibition of mild steel in hydrochloric acid by Phyllanthus amarus leaf extract (PAE), 216 (2016) 146155 Journal of Molecular Liquids (Elsevier).

  1. Corrosion inhibition of mild steel by N (4)- substituted thiosemicarbazone in hydrochloric acid, Egyptian Journal of Petroleum (2016) (Elsevier).

  1. Electroanalytical Studies on the Interaction Of L-Serine-Based Schiff Base, HHDMP, with Copper in Sulphuric Acid, J Bio Tribo Corros (2016) 2:19, DOI 10.1007/s40735-016-0049-9 (Springer).

  1. Corrosion protection of mild steel in hydrochloric acid solution through the synergistic of alkylbenzimidazoles and semicarbazide pair – Electroanalytical and computational studies, Egyptian Journal of Petroleum (2016),(Elsevier).

  1. Density functional treatment and electro analytical measurements of liquid phase interaction of 2-ethylbenzimidazole (EBI) and ethyl (2-ethylbenzimidazolyl) acetate (EEBA) on mild steel in hydrochloric acid, 220 (2016) 707 717, Journal of Molecular Liquids(Elsevier).

  1. Surface Interaction and Corrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel in Hydrochloric Acid Using Pyoverdine, an Eco-Friendly Biomolecule, J Bio Tribo Corros (2016) 2:20, DOI 10.1007/s40735-016-0050-3(Springer).

  1. Synthesis, single crystal structural studies and anticorrosion screening of 2,21 disulfane-diyl-dianiline (DDD) and its iron complex for mild steel in hydrochloric acid, xxx (2016) 1- 14, Materials Chemistry and Physics (Elsevier).

  1. Electro Analytical Studies on the Interaction and Corrosion Inhibition of a Triazine Dimer (AMTDT) on Metallic Copper in Hydrochloric Acid, 89, 1,04, 2016,The Chemist ( American Institute of Chemists).

  1. Enhanced Inhibition of the Corrosion of Metallic Copper Exposed in Sulphuric Acid through the Synergistic Interaction of Cysteine and Alanine: Electrochemical and Computational Studies, J Bio Tribo Corros (2017) 3:5 DOI 10.1007/s40735-016-0064-x (Springer).

  1. Development of Passive Film and Enhancement of Corrosion Protection of Mild Steel Exposed in Hydrochloric Acid due to the Adsorption of Water Dispersed 4-[(E)-(3,4-Dihydroxybenzylidene)amino]-6-Methyl-3-Mercapto-1,2,4- Triazin-5(4H)- ene (DHMMT), J Bio Tribo Corros (2017) 3:16 DOI 10.1007/s40735-017-0075-2(Springer).

  1. Effect of Methyl, Ethyl, and Propyl Substitution on Benzimidazole for the Protection of Copper Metal in Nitric Acid: Theoretical and Electrochemical Screening Studies, J Bio Tribo Corros (2017) 3:2 DOI 10.1007/s40735-016-0061-0(Springer).

  1. Inhibition of Mild Steel Corrosion using Chitosan–Polyvinyl Alcohol Nanocomposite Films by Sol–Gel Method: An Environmentally Friendly Approach, J Bio Tribo Corros (2017) 3:3 DOI 10.1007/s40735-016-0062-z(Springer).

  1. Electrochemical measurements and theoretical calculations on the inhibitive interaction of Plectranthus amboinicus leaf extract with mild steel in hydrochloric acid, 95 (2017) 297–305, Measurement (Elsevier).