P E JagadeeshBabu



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, January 2, 2009

Professional Experience: 

Total 20 years of Professional Experience out of which 15 years at NITK

Contact Details


jagadeesh_78 [at] nitk.edu.in


+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3640
Academic Background

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering - A.C.Tech. - Anna University - 2005
M.Tech. in Energy Engineering (Chemical) - NIT-Trichy, 2001
B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering - Madras University - 1999

Areas of Interest

Drug Delivery System (Nano-Soft/Hard Carriers, Bio-Conjugation), Nano Materials for Photocatalysis and Hybrid Membrane
Complete Profile

Significant Projects

1. Under Seed Grant Scheme, MHRD. 5,00,000.00 (INR) (Synthesis and characterization of stimuli response polymers)

2. Fast Track Young Scientist, DST, 18,00,000.00 (INR) (Synthesis and characterization of temperature sensitive nano hydrogels for drug delivery system) 

3. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 21,00,000.00 (INR) (Synthesis and characterization of SPION embedded inorganic hollow core-shell nano particle as magnetic drug delivery vector)

4. INMAS-DRDO, 45,00,000.00 (INR) (ongoing) (Design and development of affinity based sensors for the detection of radiological compounds in point of CBRN emergencies using ZnO NPs functionalized by amidoxine and mugenic Acid)

5. SERB-CRG, DST, 40,00,000.00 (INR), (ongoing) (Particle migration and marginationin bidispersed fluid flow through constricted channels)

Supervision of Ph.D

No of PhD Guided: 8
No of PhD Ongoing: 4

Significant Publications

1. B. Maheswari, P.E. Jagadeeshbabu, Mayank Agarwal, “Role Of N-Vinyl-2-Pyrrolidinone On The Thermoresponsive Behaviour Of Pnipam Hydrogel And Its Release Kinetics Using Dye As Model Drug” Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition 25 (3), 269-286

2. Punnappuzha Ardra1, Ponnan Ettiyappan JagadeeshBabu*1, Reval Sekhar Nishith2, Sanjay Hadigal2, Preethi Ganapathi Pai2, “synthesis and characterization of polysialic acid- uricase conjugates for the treatment of hyperuricemia” International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics, D10.1007/s10989-014-9411-2

3. K. Sandesh, P.E.Jagadeeshbabu*, Suhasmath, M.B. Saidutta, “Reactive Distillation Using Ion Exchange Catalyst: Experimental And Simulation Studies For The Production Of Methyl Acetate”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2013, 52 (21), pp 6984–6990

4. P.E. JagadeeshBabu, Sandeesh K, M.B. Saidutta, “Kinetics of Esterification Of Acetic Acid With Methanol In Presence Of Ion Exchange Resin Catalysts” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 50, 7155-7160, 2011.

5. Pooja Nanda, P.E.Jagdeesh Babu, Sumanth Tekalkote, Benny Malaam Kunnummal, Noel Jacob “Bio-Conjugation Of Bacillus Fastidiosus-Uricase With Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol Derivative And Study Of Physiochemical Properties” International Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol 4, Issue 4, 290-295, 2012


Recipient of Young Scientist Award from Department of Science and Technology under SERC Fast Track Scheme 2009 – 2012


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