Affiliated to the University of Calicut

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V. T. Joy

Dr.V. T. Joy

Asst. Professor

Full Time Faculty

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MSc. PhD.



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Year of Passing


BSc Chemistry

University of Calicut



MSc Chemistry

University of Calicut



Ph.D (Spectroscopy)

Indian institute of Technology, Chennai


Ph.D :  SPECTROSCOPY  (1999)


Dissertation: Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopic Investigations on the Adsorption Behavior of  Some Sulfur Containing Molecules On the Silver Surface



1. C. B. Jeena, P. J. Elsa, P. P. Moly, K. J. Ambily, V. T. Joy, A dendrite free Zn-Fe hybrid redox flow battery for renewable energy storage, Energy storage, Wiley USA, 29 July 2021,

2. K. J. Ambily, C. B. Jeena, P. J. Elsa, P. P. Moly, V. T. Joy, A simple method for the synthesis of anatase-rutile mixed phase TiO2 using a convenient precursor and higher visible-light photocatalytic activity of Co–doped TiO2, Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, 2021, 20,

3. P. P. Moly, C. B. Jeena, P. J. Elsa, K. J. Ambily, V. T. Joy, High performance polyvinyl alcohol/calcium titanate nanocomposite anion-exchange membranes as separators in redox flow batteries, Polym. Bull. (2018).

4. V. T. Joy and D. Mandler, Surface Functionalization of H-Terminated Silicon     Surfaces with Alcohols Using Iodoform as an In Situ Iodinating Agent, Chem. Phys. Chem. 2002, 973-975 

5. V.T. Joy and T.K.K. Srinivasan, FT-SERS studies on 1,3-thiazolidine-2-thione, 2,5-dimercapto-1,3,4-thiadiazole and 2-thiouracil adsorbed on chemically deposited silver films, J. Raman Spectrosc. 32, 2001, 785-793.

6. V.T. Joy and T.K.K. Srinivasan, SERS studies on tetrathiafulvalene, diphenyltetrathiafulene and octahydrodibenzotetrathiafulvalene, Chem. Phys. Lett.  328, 2000, 221-226.

7. V.T. Joy and T.K.K. Srinivasan, Surface induced decomposition of 4,5-bis(benzoylthio)-1,3-dithiol-2-thione on the silver surface studied by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, J. Mol. Struct.  516, 2000, 225-230.

8. V.T. Joy, Lisa George and T.K.K.  Srinivasan, Adsorption of 1,3-dithiol-2-thione-4,5-dithiolate on the silver surface studied by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Chem. Phys. Lett.  302, 1999, 517-522.

9. V.T. Joy and T.K.K. Srinivasan, Surface-enhanced Raman scattering study of quinoxaline-2,3-dithiol and disodium bis(quinoxaline-2,3-dithiolato) nickelate (II) adsorbed on silver surface, J. Phys. Chem.  103, 1999, 6509-6514.

10. V.T. Joy and T.K.K. Srinivasan, Fourier-transform surface-enhanced Raman scattering study on thiourea and some substituted thioureas adsorbed on chemically deposited silver films, Spectrochim. Acta 55, 1999, 2899-2909.

Developed a method for removing water from organic solvents.

Developed a method for absorbing CO2 from air and other gas streams.

Developed all parts of a high-performance alkaline fuel cell.

Developed stable and highly conductive anion exchange membranes.

Developed a Sold-Acid Catalyst by surface functionalization high surface area nanocrystalline TiO2.

Developed a CuO-CeO2 based electrocatalyst having high activity for oxygen reduction.

1. Invited as a resource person in the annual meeting of Japanese Electrochemical Society, Japan, Kyushu area at Kyushu Area National University, Shimbara Joint Education Centre, Japan on August 22, 2003 and delivered lecture on the topic Historical Developments in Raman Spectroscopy leading to Single Molecule Detection.

2. Invited as a resource person for the National Seminar in Green Chemistry, Environmental Friendly Chemistry and Energy for the Future, conducted by the Department of Chemistry, Government College, Chittur, Kerala on 12th January 2006 on the topic Fuel Cells: Power for the Future.

3. Invited as a resource person for the UGC Sponsored Regional Seminar on Current Scenario of Nanotechnology: The Role of Chemistry conducted by the Department of Chemistry, Muhammed Abdurahiman Memorial Orphanage College, Mukkam, Calicut, Kerala on 23rd February, 2007.

  4. Invited as a resource person for the KSCSTE Sponsored national Seminar conducted by the Department of Chemistry, Government Victoria College, Palaghat, Kerala on 19/11/2014.

Life Member of CRSI (Chemical Research Society of India), Bangalore.

Current research activity


  1. Filed: “A method for the removal of water from organic solvents” Indian patent application 201941040876 Dated 10/10/2020 & PCT/IN2020/050781 dated: 09/09/2020
  2. Filed   “A method for capturing carbon dioxide” Indian patent application 201941042481 dated 18/10/2019 & PCT application PCT/IN2020/050883 dated: 16/10/2020.
  3. To be filed “A simple method for the bulk production of graphene”.


Consultancy work:

Completed two projects for Carborundum Universal LTD, Kalammassery and one project for Carborundum Universal LTD, Chennai.


  1. Development of a green process for the Removal of iron impurities from SiC and alumina abrasive materials.
  2. Development of a method for the safe disposal of isopropyl chloride.
  3. A process for the recovery of SiC and alumina abrasive materials from used paper, cloth and fibre abrasives.




Department of Materials Science, 

Graduate School of Science and Technology Nagasaki University,  Japan

Topic: Fuel cells

Period: From June 2002-May 2004

Supervisor: Prof. Takamasa Sagara


Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry,

Georgia Institute of Technology, 

Atlanta, USA

Topic: Preparation of Metal Nanoparticles

Period: From December 2001-June 2002

Supervisor: Prof. Robert M. Dickson


Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry,

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem

Israel, 91904

Topic: Surface Functionalization of H-terminated Silicon Surfaces

Period: From February, 2000 until November, 2001

Supervisor:  Prof. Daniel Mandler

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