Dr. Suresh Kumar Jewrajka

Dr. Suresh Kumar Jewrajka

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69. Poly(vinylidene fluoride)/partially alkylated poly(vinyl imidazole) interpolymer ultrafiltration membranes with intrinsic anti-biofouling and antifouling property for the removal of bacteria, Biswas, A.; Bhalani, D. V.; Bhojani, G.; Joshi, U. S.; Nagar, V.; Mamtani, V.; Kar, S., Jewrajka, S. K. J. Hazards. Mater. 2022, 438, 129538.

68. In situ PEGylation of polyamide network of thin film composite membrane by inter-polymer H-bond complex formation Bera, P.; Trivedi, J. S.; Patil, S. D.; Saha, N. K.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2022, 656, 120640.

67. Structural Regulation at Poly(ethylene glycol) Termini Facilitates the Formation of Injectable Hydrogels with Modulated Degradation and Release of Biomacromolecules, Kumar, A.; Biswas, A.; Nutan, B.; Yadav, A.; Jewrajka, S. K. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2022, 4 (8), 5532-5545.

66. Influence of the formed interface during preparation of poly(vinylidene fluoride) blend cation exchange membrane on the electro-chemical properties and performance, Mondal, P.; Pal, S.; Patnaik, P.; Bhalani, D. V.; Gupta, S. K.; Chatterjee, U.; Jewrajka, S. K. Desalination. 2022, 531, 115682.

65. Multipurpose tight ultrafiltration membrane through controlled layer-by-layer assembly for low pressure molecular separation, Joshi, U. S.; Bhalani, D. V.; Chaudhary, A.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2022, 641, 119908.


64. In situ amphiphilic modification of thin film composite membrane for application in aqueous and organic solvents, Trivedi, J. S.; Bera, P.; Bhalani, D. V.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2021, 626, 119155.

63. Selective grafting of morphologically modified poly (vinylidene fluoride) ultrafiltration membrane by poly (acrylic acid) for inducing antifouling property, Bhalani, D. V.; Trivedi, J. S.; Jewrajka, S. K. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2021, 544, 148905.

62. Modulation of Properties through Covalent Bond Induced Formation of Strong Ion Pairing    between Polyelectrolytes in Injectable Conetwork Hydrogels, Kumar, A.; Nutan, B.; Jewrajka, S. K. ACS Appl. Bio Mater. 2021, 4, 4, 3374–3387.


61. Protonation induced pH increase at the tri-block copolymer micelle interface for transient membrane permeability at neutral pH, Sarkar, Y.; Roy, S.; Majumder, R.; Das, S.; Bhalani, D. V.; Ray, A.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Parui, P. P. Soft Mater. 2020, 16, 798-809.

60. PEGylated gold nanoparticles promoted rapid macromolecular chain-end transformation and formation of injectable hydrogels, Bhingaradiya, N.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2020, 8, 465-477.

59. Surface segregation of segmented amphiphilic copolymer of poly(dimethylsiloxane) and poly(ethylene glycol) on poly(vinylidene fluoride) blend membrane for oil–water emulsion separation, Roy, S.; Bhalani, D. V.; Jewrajka, S. K.  Sep. Purif. Technol. 2020, 232, 115940.


58. Stability and acidic pH-mediated leakage of guest molecules from self-assembly of poly (amidoamine)-graft-alkyl copolymers, Kumar, A.; Bhringadiya, N.; Jewrajka, S. K. Polymer, 2019, 183, 121894.

57. Homogeneous phase crosslinked poly(acrylonitrile-co-2-acrylamido-2-methyl-1-propanesulfonic acid) conetwork cation exchange membranes showing high electrochemical properties and electrodialysis performance, Pal, S.; Mondal, R.; Guha, S.; Chatterjee, U.;  Jewrajka, S. K. Polymer. 2019, 180, 121680.

56. Fouling resistant amphiphilic poly(dimethylsiloxane)-linked-poly(ethylene glycol) network on ultrafiltration poly(vinylidene fluoride) membrane and effect of spatial chain arrangement on separation of oil-water emulsions, Bhalani, D. V.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2019, 583, 278-291.

55. High molecular weight poly (vinyl pyrrolidone) induces hierarchical surface morphology in poly (vinylidene fluoride) membrane and facilitates separation of oil-water emulsions, Bhalani, D. V.; Chandel, A. K. S.; Trivedi, J. S.; Roy, S.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2018, 566, 415-427.

54. Preparation of polyvinylidene fluoride blend anion exchange membranes via non-solvent induced phase inversion for desalination and fluoride removal, Mondal, R.; Pal, S.; Bhalani, D. V.; Bhadja, V.; Chatterjee, U.; Jewrajka, S. K. Desalination. 2018, 445, 85-94.

53. Liquid Prepolymer-Based in Situ Formation of Degradable Poly(ethylene glycol)-Linked-Poly(caprolactone)-Linked-Poly(2-dimethylaminoethyl)methacrylate Amphiphilic Conetwork Gels Showing Polarity Driven Gelation and Bioadhesion, Nutan, B.; Chandel, A. K. S.; and Jewrajka, S. K.  ACS Appl. Bio Mater, 2018, 1, 1606-1619.

52. Self-Assembly of Partially Alkylated Dextran-graft-poly[(2-dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate] Copolymer Facilitating Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Drug Delivery and Improving Conetwork Hydrogel Properties, Chandel, A. K. S.; Nutan, B.; Raval, I. H.; Jewrajka, S. K.  Biomacromolecules, 2018, 19, 1142-1153.

51. Anti-organic fouling and anti-biofouling poly (piperazineamide) thin film nanocomposite membranes for low pressure removal of heavy metal ions, Bera, A.; Trivedi, J. S.; Binod, K. S.; Chandel, A. K. S.; Haldra, S.; and Jewrajka, S. K. J. Hazards. Mater. 2018, 343, 86-97.

50. Multifunctional amines enable the formation of polyamide nanofilm composite ultrafiltration and nanofiltration membranes with modulated charge and performance, Trivedi, J. S.; Bhalani, D. V.; Bhadu, G. R.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Mater. Chem. A.2018, 6, 20242-20253.

49. Alkyl amine functional dextran macromonomer-based thin film composite loose nanofiltration membranes for separation of charged and neutral solutes, Trivedi, J. S.; Bera, A.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2017, 134, 45301.

48. Dually crosslinked injectable hydrogels of poly(ethylene glycol) and poly[(2-dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate]-b-poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) as a wound healing promoter, Chandel, A. K. S.; Kannan, D.; Bhingaradiya, N.; Singh, S.; Jewrajka, S. K J. Mater. Chem. B. 2017, 5, 4955-4965.

47. Synthesis and Multi‐Responsive Self‐Assembly of Cationic Poly (caprolactone)‐Poly (ethylene glycol) Multiblock Copolymers, Nutan, B.; Chandel, A. K. S.; Jewrajka, S. K. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 8166-8170.

46. Synthesis and tailoring the degradation of multi-responsive amphiphilic conetwork gels and hydrogels of poly(beta-amino ester) and poly(amido amine), Nutan, B.; Chandel, A. K. S.; Bhalani, D. V.; Jewrajka, S. K. Polymer. 2017, 111, 265-274.

45. Multifunctionalization of Poly(vinylidene fluoride)/Reactive Copolymer Blend Membranes for Broad Spectrum Applications, Bhalani, D. V.; Bera A.;  Chandel, A. K. S.;  Kumar, S. B.; Jewrajka S. K.  ACS Appl.Mater. Interfaces2017, 9, 3102–3112.

44. Effect of phenol functionality on characteristic features and performance of fully aromatic polyester thin film composite nanofiltration membrane, Bera A.; Bhalani, D. V.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Ghosh P. K. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 99867-99877.

43. A ratiometric solvent polarity sensing Schiff base molecule for estimating the interfacial polarity of versatile amphiphilic self-assemblies, Majumder, R.; Sarkar, Y.; Das, S.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Ray, A.; Parui, P. P. Analyst. 2016, 141, 3246-3250.

42. Sustainable process for the preparation of potassium sulfate by electrodialysis and its concentration and purification by nanofiltration process, Trivedi, J. S.; Bhadja, V.; Makwana, B. S.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Chatterjee, U. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 71807-71817.

41. Reactive compatibilizer mediated precise synthesis and application of stimuli-responsive polysaccharides-polycaprolactone amphiphilic co-network gels, Chandel, A. K. S.; Bera, A.; Nutan, B.; Jewrajka, S. K. Polymer2016, 99, 470–479.

40. In situ manipulation of properties and performance of polyethyleneimine nanofiltration membranes by polyethyleneimine-dextran conjugate, Bera A.; Trivedi, J. S.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Ghosh, P. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2016, 519, 64–76.

39. Tailoring polyamide thin film composite nanofiltration membranes by polyethyleneimine and its conjugates for the enhancement of selectivity and antifouling property, Bera, A.; Jewrajka, S.K. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 4521-4530.

38. Effect of Polyethylene Glycol on Properties and Drug Encapsulation–Release Performance of Biodegradable/Cytocompatible Agarose–Polyethylene Glycol–Polycaprolactone Amphiphilic Co-Network Gels, Chandel, A.K.S.; Chinta U.K.; Jewrajka, S. K. ACS Appl.Mater. Interface. 20168, 3182-3192.

37. A simple interfacial pH detection method for cationic amphiphilic self-assemblies utilizing a Schiff-base molecule, Parui, P. P.; Sarkar, Y.; Das, S.; Ray, A.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Hirota, S.  Analyst. 2016, 141, 2030-2039.

36. PEGylation and incorporation of triazine ring into thin film composite reverse osmosis membranes for enhancement of anti-organic and anti-biofouling properties, Bera, A.; Gol, R.; Chatterjee, S.; Jewrajka, S. K. Desalination2015, 360, 108-117.

35. Low fouling and improved chlorine resistant thin film composite reverse osmosis membranes by cerium (IV) /polyvinyl alcohol mediated surface modification, Rana, H. R.; Saha, N. K.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Reddy, A.V.R. Desalination. 2015357, 93-103.

34. Fouling resistant nanofiltration membranes for the separation of oil–water emulsion and micropollutants from water, Muppalla, R.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Reddy A.V.R. Sep. Purif. Technol2015143, 125–134.

33. Stimuli-responsive and low fouling ultrafiltration membranes from blends of polyvinylidene fluoride and designed library of amphiphilic poly(methyl methacrylate) containing copolymers, Bera, A.; Chinta, U. K.; Parui, P.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2015, 481, 137-147.

32. Poly(dimethylsiloxane)-Containing Thermoplastic Elastomer/Gold–Silver Alloy Nanocomposites for Thermally/Oxidatively Stable and Antimicrobial Coating, Ravikumar Muppalla, R.; Gol, R. M.; Joshi, N.; Haldar, S; Jewrajka, S. K. Polym. Compos. 2015, 36, 2103-2112.

31. Poly(acrylonitrile -co-styrene sodium sulfonate-co-n-butyl acrylate) terpolymer based cation exchange membrane for water desalination via electrodialysis, Bhadja, V.; Chatterjee, U.; Jewrajka, S. K.; RSC Adv. 20155, 40026-40035.

30. Degradable/cytocompatible and pH responsive amphiphilic conetwork gels based on agarose-graft copolymers and polycaprolactone, Bera, A.; Chandel, A.K.S.; Chinta, U.K; Jewrajka, S.K. J. Mater.Chem20153, 8548-8557.

29. Facile in situ PEGylation of polyamide thin film composite membranes for improving fouling resistance, Gol, R. M.; Jewrajka, S.K. J. Membr. Sci. 2014455, 271–282.

28. Amphiphilic Poly(acrylonitrile)-co-poly(2-dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate conetwork-based anion exchange membrane for Water Desalination, Chatterjee, U.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Mater. Chem. A2014, 2, 8396–8406.

27. Effect of atom transfer radical polymerization macroinitiator on properties of poly(meth)acrylate-based pentablock type of thermoplastic elastomers, Muppalla, R.; Srivastava, S.; Roy, P.; Jewrajka, S. K. Polyme2014, 55, 2369-2379.

26. Effect of phase separation and adsorbed water on power consumption and current efficiency of terpolymer conetwork-based anion exchange membrane, Chatterjee U.; Bhadja V.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Mater. Chem. 2014, 2, 16124–16134.

25. Effect of amine spacer of PEG on the properties, performance and antifouling behavior of poly(piperazine amide) thin film composite nanofiltration membranes prepared by in situ PEGylation approach, Gol, R. M.; Bera, A.; Banjo, S.; Ganguly, B.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2014, 472, 154-166.

24. Self-assembly of modified rhodamine-6G with tri-block copolymer: unusual vesicle formation, pH sensing and dye release properties, Praveen, L.; Saha, S.; Jewrajka, S.K.; Das, A.; J. Mater. Chem. B. 2013, 1, 1150-1155.

23. Self-assembly of model graft copolymers of seaweed agarose and weak polyelectrolyte-based amphiphilic diblock copolymers: controlled drug delivery and degradation, Muppalla, R.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Prasad, K. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 2013, 101A, 1637–1650.

22. Adsorption of pH-responsive amphiphilic copolymer micelles and gel on membrane surface as an approach for antifouling coating, Muppalla, R.; Rana, H. H.; Devi, S.; Jewrajka, S. K.  Appl. Surf. Sci. 2013, 268, 355-366.

21. Use of 2,4,6-pyridinetricarboxylic acid chloride as a novel co-monomer for the preparation of thin film composite polyamide membrane with improved bacterial resistance, Jewrajka, S. K.; Reddy, A.V.R.; Rana, H.; Mandal, S.; Khullar, S.; Haldar, S.; Joshi, N.; and Ghosh, P. K. J. Membr. Sci. 2013, 439, 87-95.

20. Properties and Applications of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Containing Poly(meth)acrylate-Based Thermoplastic Elastomer/Clay Nanocomposites, Muppalla, R.; Jewrajka, S. K. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2012, 51, 15942–15952.

19. Synthesis, morphology and properties of poly(dimethylsiloxane)/poly(n-butylacrylate) mixed soft block-based copolymers: A new class of thermoplastic elastomer, Muppalla, R.; Jewrajka, S. K. Polymer. 2012, 53, 1453-1464.

18. Polyester-Poly(meth)acrylates Block copolymers: Synthesis by Combination of Condensation Polymerization and Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization, Characterization and Properties, Chatterjee, U.; Wang, X.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Soucek, M. D. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2011, 212, 1879–1890.

17. Amphiphilic poly(acrylonitrile-co-acrylic acid)/silver nanocomposite additives for the preparation of antibiofouling membranes with improved properties, Jewrajka S. K.; Haldar, S. Polymer Composites. 2011, 32, 1851–1861.

16. Thin film composite reverse osmosis membrane development and scale up at CSMCRI, Bhavnagar, Rangarajan R.; Desai N.V.; Daga S.L.; Joshi S.V.; Rao A. Prakash.; Shah V.J.; Trivedi J.J.; Devmurari C.V.; Singh K.; Bapat P.S.; Raval H.D.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Saha N. K.; Bhattacharya A.; Singh P. S.; Ray P.; Trivedi G. S. Pathak N.; Reddy A. V. R. Desalination2011282, 68-77.

15. Polyisobutylene-Based Segmented Polyureas 1. The synthesis of Hydrolytically/Oxidatively Stable Polyureas, Jewrajka, S. K.; Yilgor, E.; Yilgor I.; Kennedy J. P.; J. Polym. Sci. Part A, Polym. Chem. 200947, 38-48.

14. Polyisobutylene-Based Polyurethanes. II. Polyureas Containing Mixed PIB/PTMO Soft Segments, Jewrajka, S. K.; Kang, J.; Erdodi, G.; Yilgor, E.; Yilgor I.; Kennedy J. P. J. Polym. Sci. Part A, Polym. Chem. 2009, 47, 2787-2797.

13. Dispersion of Functionalized Silver Nanoparticles in Polymer Matrices: Stability, Characterization and Physical Properties, Chatterjee, U.; Jewrajka, S. K; Guha, S.; Polymer composites200930, 827–834.

12. Networks and Conetworks of PIB-based cyanoacrylate telechelic prepolymers: Synthesis, characterizations and properties, Jewrajka S. K.; Kennedy J. P.; J. Polym. Sci. Part A, Polym. Chem. 2008, 46, 2612-2623.

11. Novel Biostable and Biocompatible Amphiphilic Membranes, Jewrajka, S. K.; Erdodi, G.; Kennedy, J. P.; Ely, D.; Dunphy, G.; Boehme, S.; Popescu, F. J. Biomed. Mater. Res Part A. 2008, 87A, 69-77.

10. Synthesis by RAFT and Ionic Responsiveness of Double Hydrophilic Block Copolymers Based on Ionic Liquid Monomer Units, Vijayakrishna, K.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Ruiz, A.; Marcilla, R.; Pomposo, J. A.; Mecerreyes, D.; Taton, D.; Gnanou, Y. Macromolecules. 200841, 6299-6308.

9. Synthesis of Block Copolymer-Stabilized Au-Ag Alloy Nanoparticles and Fabrication of Poly(methyl methacrylate)/Au-Ag Nanocomposite Film, Chatterjee, U.; Jewrajka, S. K. J. Colloid and Int. Sci. 2007, 313, 717 (Among most accessed top 25 articles in the year 2007).

8. Block Copolymers Mediated Synthesis of Amphiphilic Gold Nanoparticle in Water and Aqueous THF Medium: An Approach for the Preparation of Polymer-Gold Nanocomposites, Jewrajka, S. K.; Chatterjee U. J. Polym. Sci. Part A, Polym. Chem.2006, 44, 1841-1854.

7. The Beneficial Effect of Small Amount of Water in the Ambient Temperature Atom Transfer Radical Homo and Block Copolymerization of Methacrylates, Chatterjee, U.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Mandal, B. M. Polymer200546, 1575-1582.

6. The Amphiphilic Block Copolymers of 2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate and Methyl methacrylate: Synthesis by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization and Solution Properties, Chatterjee, U.; Jewrajka, S. K.; Mandal, B. M. Polymer. 2005, 46, 10699-10708.

5. A study on the effectiveness of hexamethyl triethylenetetramine ligand in the copper-mediated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of acrylamide in aqueous-based medium, Jewrajka, S. K.; Mandal B. M. J. Ind. Chem. Soc. 200582, 819-823.

4. Living Radical Polymerization. II. Improved Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Acrylamide in Aqueous Glycerol Media with a Novel Pentamethyldiethylenetriamine-Based Soluble Copper(I) Complex Catalyst System, Jewrajka, S. K.; Mandal, B. M. J. Polym. Sci. Part A, Polym. Chem. 2004, 42, 2483-2494.

3. Homogeneous Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate at Ambient Temperature in Aqueous Ethanol, Jewrajka, S. K.; Chatterjee, U.; Mandal, B. M.; Macromolecules. 2004, 37, 4325-4328.

2. Living Radical Polymerization. Case of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Acrylamide in Aqueous-Based Medium, Jewrajka, S. K.; Mandal, B. M. Macromolecules200336, 311-317.

1. Micelles Catalyzed Redox Reaction, Mallik K., Jewrajka, S. K.; Pradhan N.; Pal, T.; Current Science. 2001, 80, 1408-1412.

  1. Injectible Cyanocrylate-functionalized Polyisobutylenes. Kennedy, J. P., Kwon. Y. and Jewrajka S. K. PCT WO2008127730.
  2. Novel Polyureas and process for making these. Kennedy, J. P. and Jewrajka, S. K. CIP filed (UA # 659).
  3. Novel thin film composite reverse osmosis membrane with antifouling properties and method of preparation of the same, PCT/IN2013/000222.
  4. A complete process for the preparation of low fouling thin film composite reverse osmosis membranes with improved chlorine resistant, PCT/IN2013/000711.
  5. Anion Exchange Membrane for electrodialysis   applications and process for preparation, Patent application No. PCT/IN 2014/000501.
  6. Post treatment of polyvinylidene fluoride and reactive copolymer blend membranes for water treatment applications via pressure-driven filtration and electrodialysis and method of preparation of same, Application filed (Del. 201611033412). 
  7. Novel process for the synthesis of polyethene glycol and polycaprolactone containing multiblock copolymers for the sustained release applications, (Del. 201611033416).
  8. Reusable nonwoven polyester/polycotton/polypropylene fabric based masks as barrier for SARS-CoV-2 virus and bacterial species, Del 202011038718,

  1. Designing Multi-component Biodegradable/Biocompatible Amphiphilic Polymer Co-networks for Biomedical Applications, RSC, Page 47-76,

Preparation and characterization of membranes for purification and separation; design and synthesis of novel polymer for biomedical and industrial applications.

Synthesis of polymer (living Polymerizations, step growth polymerization); polymer for biomedical and industrial applications; polymer-nanocomposite.