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Assist Prof Dr. Ramya Jayapalan | Polymer composites| Women Researcher Award

Dr. Ramya Jayapalan holds a Ph.D. in Physics with expertise in Materials Science and Biomineralization from Anna University, Chennai. As an Assistant Professor at Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, they contribute to research in bioceramics, biomaterials, and radiation effects on biomaterials. Their interdisciplinary research spans surface modification, corrosion studies, and the development of bioactive materials for orthopedic applications. With extensive experience in instrumentation such as XRD, FTIR, SEM, and TEM, they have authored numerous publications and have a strong citation record. Dr. Ramya Jayapalan is dedicated to advancing medical and materials science through innovative research and application.




Educational Qualifications πŸŽ“

  • Ph.D. in Physics (2017)
    Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    CGPA: 7.0
  • M.Phil. in Crystal Science (2012)
    Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    First Class with Distinction (86%)
  • M.Sc. in Bio-physics (2010)
    Centre for Advanced Studies in Crystallography & Biophysics, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    First Class (62%)
  • B.Sc. in Physics (2007)
    Valliammal College for Women (affiliated to the University of Madras), Anna Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    First Class with Distinction (76%)

Professional Experience πŸ’Ό

Assistant Professor Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences Sep 5, 2022 – Present. Dr. DS Kothari Post-Doctoral Fellow National Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Madras Oct 24, 2018 – Oct 24, 2021. Research Associate Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University Jan 8, 2018 – Oct 18, 2018. Assistant Professor – Physics Department of Physics, Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR Deemed University ug 28, 2017 – Dec 21, 2017. Junior Research Fellow Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University May 23, 2013 – Oct 18, 2014

Research Interests πŸ”¬

Materials Science: Investigating and developing novel materials with applications in various fields. Biomineralization and Biomaterials Science: Understanding the processes of biomineralization and developing biomaterials for medical applications. Surface Modification: Applying low-energy ion implantation for the modification of bioceramics, polymers, and thin films. Radiation Effects on Biomaterials: Studying the impact of gamma and swift heavy ion irradiation on biomaterials. Bioactive Materials for Orthopedic Applications: Creating and evaluating new bioactive materials for use in orthopedic implants. Corrosion Studies: Analyzing the corrosion resistance of various coatings. PIXE Analysis: Utilizing particle-induced X-ray emission (PIXE) for the analysis of urinary stones, blood, and gallstones. Biosensors and Biomarkers: Developing polymer-based graphene/carbon nanotube rapid biosensors or biomarkers for glucose detection. Magnetic Oxides for Hyperthermia Applications: Researching the use of magnetic oxides in hyperthermia treatments.

Instrumentation Knowledge πŸ§ͺ

  • XRD (X-ray Diffraction)
  • FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy)
  • DSC (Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
  • TGA (Thermogravimetric Analysis)
  • SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy)
  • TEM (Transmission Electron Microscopy)
  • NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)
  • VSM (Vibrating Sample Magnetometry)
  • Optical Microscopy
  • HPLC (High-Performance Liquid Chromatography)
  • AFM (Atomic Force Microscopy)
  • DLS (Dynamic Light Scattering)
  • Zeta Potential Analyzer

Publications and Citations πŸ“š

  • Citations: 516
  • h-index: 13
  • i10-index: 18

Google Scholar Profile

Past and Current Research Activities πŸ“‘

Surface Modification on Bioceramics, Polymer, and Thin Films: Utilizing low-energy ion implantation to enhance material properties. Radiation Effects on Biomaterials: Exploring the effects of gamma and swift heavy ion irradiation on various biomaterials. Novel Bioactive Material for Orthopedic Applications: Developing and testing new materials for use in orthopedic surgery. Biomineralization: Studying natural processes and applying knowledge to synthetic materials. Corrosion Studies: Investigating the resistance of different coatings to corrosion. PIXE Analysis: Conducting detailed elemental analysis of biological samples. Biosensors/Biomarkers for Glucose: Creating rapid, sensitive detection methods using advanced materials. Magnetic Oxides for Hyperthermia: Researching materials for potential use in cancer treatment.

Publications Top Notes πŸ“

  • Enhanced mechanical and biocompatible properties of strontium ions doped mesoporous bioactive glass
    • Authors: SNK S. Amudha, J. Ramana Ramya, K. Thanigai Arul, A. Deepika, P …
    • Journal: Composites Part B: Engineering, 2020


  • Physicochemical and biological properties of iron and zinc ions co-doped nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite, synthesized by ultrasonication
    • Authors: JR Ramya, KT Arul, K Elayaraja, SN Kalkura
    • Journal: Ceramics International, 2014


  • Novel Gamma irradiated Agarose-Gelatin-hydroxyapatite nanocomposite scaffolds for skin tissue regeneration
    • Authors: SNK J. Ramana Ramya, K. Thanigai Arul, P. Sathiamurthi, K. Asokan
    • Journal: Ceramics International, 2016


  • Green synthesis of magnesium ion incorporated nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite and their mechanical, dielectric and photoluminescence properties
    • Authors: KT Arul, E Kolanthai, E Manikandan, GM Bhalerao, VS Chandra, …
    • Journal: Materials Research Bulletin, 2015


  • Glycine-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of pure and europium doped CeO2 nanoparticles and their structural, optical, photoluminescence, photocatalytic and antibacterial properties
    • Authors: S Gnanam, J Gajendiran, JR Ramya, K Ramachandran, SG Raj
    • Journal: Chemical Physics Letters, 2021
Ramya Jayapalan | Polymer composites | Women Researcher Award

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