Dr.Benny Cherian A, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(Former Principal & Research Guide in Chemistry
Union Christian College, Aluva-683102)
Areeckal House, Kariyad
Mekkad P.O, Athani (via)
Ernakulam District, 683589
- Principal, U.C College (2013-2015)
- Bursar, U.C College (2010-2013)
- Secretary, Union Christian College Association (2008- 10)
- Works Superintendent, U.C College (2007-2010)
- Co-ordinator, UGC Grants, U.C College, XIth Plan Period
Teaching Experience: 34 years
- One year in St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam (6-11-1981 to 20-12 1982)
- 33 years in U. C. College, Aluva (21-12-1982 to 30-4-2015)
Research Experience: 16 years
- Ph.D Programme on “Studies on Toughening of Unsaturated Polyester Resins” in Department of Polymer science & Rubber Technology, CUSAT (2000-05).
- Principal Investigator, UGC Minor Project on “Modification of Unsaturated Polyester Resin using Maleated Elastomers” (2006-2008).
- Principal Investigator, ISRO Respond Project on Siloxane modified Epoxy Resins for Space Applications (2007-10).
- Principal Investigator, UGC Minor Project on “Synthesis of Toughened Unsaturated Polyesters” (2010-12).
- Principal Investigator, UGC Minor Project on “Development of Particulate Modified Epoxy Resins (2010-12).
- Research Guide in Chemistry, 2009 on wards.
Research Group: Research Guide in Chemistry under MG University Kottayam and currently guiding six research scholars.
Publications in International Journals : 17
Paper Presentation in International Seminars/ Conferences : 11
Paper Presentation in National Seminars/ Conference : 16
- Synthetic Organic Chemistry
- Nano Composites.
- Toughened thermosets.
- Fibre reinforced plastic.
| COLLABORATION WITH R&D GROUPS
- VSSC, Trivandrum
- Department of Polymer Science and Technology, CUSAT, Kochi
- School of Chemical Science, MG University, Kottayam
|INNOVATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS IN TEACHING
- Designed the curriculum for UGC sponsored Add on course in material science.
- Published a manual, “Organic Analysis”, for MSc and BSc chemistry students.
- Key role in instituting a Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre in U.C. college, Aluva.for analytical purposes using DST and UGC funds.
- Established a Centre for Reinforced Plastics in the Chemistry Research lab, U.C. college, Aluva.
|CONFERENCE, FDP & WORKSHOP ORGANISED
- Coordinator of the 2 days National Conferences on “Modern Perspectives in Chemistry, 26-27, November 2010, sponsored by Shimadsu Corporation Japan .
- Coordinator of the 2 days National Conferences on National “Advances in Materials Science: Macro to Nano Scales” 16,17 March 2012, sponsored by UGC.
- Coordinator of the 2 days workshop on “Autonomy”, February, 2015, (Sponsored by IQAC).
- Programme Officer of National service Scheme, MG University, Kottayam for 9 years in U.C. College, Aluva (1986-87, 1993-94, 1997-98, 1998-01, 2004-06)
- Best NSS unit Award during1986-87
- Certificate of Merit during 1993-94 & 2005-06
- Best Programme Officer Award 2005-06
- Staff Advisor of Student Christian Movement (2007-08).
- President, Nedumbassery YMCA (2016-17 & 2009-10)
- Chairman, PTA, Vidhyadhiraja Vidhyabhavan Senior Secondary School for 7 years.
- Member, Alwaye Settlement Council (2009-2012)