ABH photoDr. A B Hemavathi, presently working as Assistant Professor at department of Polymer Science and Technology, JSSSTU (SJCE), Mysuru, has completed BE (Polymer Science and Technology) at SJCE, Mysuru and M Tech from NITK, Surathkal. Under CSIR (GATE) fellowship Ph D was done at CFTRI, Mysuru in the year 2012. Published two book chapters, 10 journal papers and presented about 15 research papers at national and international conferences and symposia. She is a Life Member of Indian Rubber Institute (IRI), Indian Plastic Institute (IPI), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Associate Member of Institution of Engineers. The main area of research interest includes biopolymers, polymer recycling, membrane processing, food packaging applications and nanocomposites.  

Email Address
hemavathi@sjce.ac.in
Education Qualification (All qualification including diploma)

BE, M Tech, Ph D

Journals Published

11

Conferences Presented

15

Training Programs attended
31
Awards

CSIR (GATE-JRF and SRF) Fellowship

Research Interests

Polymer composites, blends, biopolymers, polymer recycling, polymer processing, polymer based food packaging and membrane technology.

List of Publication

1. Hemavathi AB, Anupama G, Vani KV, Asha P, Vijayalakshmi NS, Kumar KR. (2002). Physico-chemical and mechanical properties evaluation of polyolefin films and composites. Popular Plastics and Packaging. 1, 65-70.

2. AB Hemavathi, H Umesh Hebbar and KSMS Raghavarao (2007). Reverse micellar extraction of bromelain from Ananas comosus L. Merryl. Journal of Chemical Technology
and Biotechnology 82: 985-992.

3. AB Hemavathi, H Umesh Hebbar and KSMS Raghavarao (2008). Reverse micellar extraction of β-galactosidase from barley (Hordeum vulgare). Applied Biochemistry and
Biotechnology 151: 522-531.

4. AB Hemavathi, H Umesh Hebbar and KSMS Raghavarao (2010). Mixed reverse micellar systems for extraction and purification of β-glucosidase. Separation and Purification
Technology 71: 263–268.

5. AB Hemavathi and KSMS Raghavarao (2011). Differential partitioning of β-galactosidase and β-glucosidase using aqueous two phase extraction. Process Biochemistry 46,649-655.

6. AB Hemavathi and KSMS Raghavarao (2011). Membrane processing for purification and concentration of β-glycosidases of Barley (Hordeum vulgare). Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering. 16,282-290.

7. H Umesh Hebbar, AB Hemavathi, B Sumana and KSMS Raghavarao (2011). Reverse micellar extraction of bromelain from pineapple (Ananas comosus L. Merryl) waste: scaleup, reverse micelles characterization and mass transfer studies. Separation Science and technology. 46, 1656-1664.

8. Sunil Kumar, AB Hemavathi and H Umesh Hebbar (2011). Affinity based reverse micellar extraction and purification of bromelain from pineapple (Ananas comosus L. Merryl) waste. Process biochemistry. 46,1216-1220.

9. H Umesh Hebbar, B Sumana, AB Hemavathi and KSMS Raghavarao (2012). Separation and purification of bromelain by reverse micellar extraction coupled ultrafiltration and
comparative studies with other methods. Food and Bioprocess Technology. 5, 1010-1018.

Book chapters

1. AB Hemavathi, H Umesh Hebbar and KSMS Raghavarao (2016). Reverse micellar extraction of bioactive compounds for food products, in: Enhancing Extraction
Processes in the Food Industry, Taylor and Francis Publications. CRC Press. Editors: N Lebovka, E. Vorobiev, F. Chemat. 399-436.

2. AB Hemavathi and Siddaramaiah (2016). Food packaging applications of polymers, in: Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications, Taylor and Francis Publications.

Papers presented in National/International conferences

1. Hemavathi, A. B., & Zareena, A. S. (2018). Functional Nanoparticle Filled Biopolymer Based Food Packaging Films. International Conference on Nanomaterials and their Applications (ICNA 2018), University of Mysore, Mysuru, 1-2nd March.

2. Zareena, A. S., & Hemavathi, A. B. (2018). Cytotoxicity and antibacterial studies on G1 and G2 PAMAM-NH2 dendrimers. International Conference on Nanomaterials and their Applications (ICNA 2018), University of Mysore, Mysuru, 1-2nd March.

3. Hemavathi, A. B., & Zareena, A. S. (2017). Silver Nitrate Nanoparticle Incorporated Antimicrobial Film for Food Packaging Applications. International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM17), Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engg., Mysuru, 27th December.

4. Hemavathi, A. B., & Siddaramaiah. (2017). Epoxy Based Composites for Advanced Biomedical Applications. National conference on novel polymeric materials: synthesis, processing and characterization, POLYCON 2017, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engg., Mysuru, 15 and 16th September.

5. Hemavathi, A. B., Preethi, S., Mohammed Iqbal., & Shashidhara, G. M. (2017). Isothermal Crystallization Kinetics Study of Nylon 66/LDPE Blends, POLYCON 2017, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engg., Mysuru, 15 and 16th September.

6. Hemavathi, A. B. (2017). Development of Biopolymer Based Nanocomposite Films of Improved Mechanical and Barrier Properties. International Symposium on Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications (ISAMEA), NIE, Mysuru, 24-25th March.

7. Sowmya, B., Preethi, S., Hemavathi, A. B., Madhukar, B.S., Roopa, S. & Siddaramaiah. (2016). Preparation and characterization of PU/PMAA Based Interpenetrating Polymer Networks. Intl. Conf. on Advanced Materials and Tech., (ICMAT-16), Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engg. Mysuru, 26th - 28th May.

8. Hemavathi, A. B., & Raghavarao, K. S. M. S. (2009). Differential partitioning of β-galactosidase and β-glucosidase using aqueous two phase extraction. 20th Indian Convention of Food Scientist and Technologists (ICFOST). NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bangalore, 19th November.

9. Hemavathi, A. B., Hebbar, H. U., & Raghavarao, K. S. M. S. (2008). Mixed reverse micellar systems for extraction and purification of β-glucosidase. 6th International Food Convention (IFCON 2008). Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru, 15th to 19th December.

10. Hemavathi, A. B., Hebbar, H. U., & Raghavarao, K. S. M. S. (2007). Reverse micellar extraction of β-galactosidase from barley (Hordeum vulgare). International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology (NHBT-2007), Trivandrum, India, 26-29th November.

11. Hemavathi, A. B., Hebbar, H. U., & Raghavarao, K. S. M. S. (2006). Nanoparticulate system for the extraction of fruit bromelain. Indian Convention of Food Scientist and Technologists (ICFOST), Hyderabad, 17th - 18th February.

12. Sumana, B., Hemavathi, A. B., Hebbar, H. U., & Raghavarao, K. S. M. S. (2006). Separation and purification of bromelain from pineapple waste using reverse micellar extraction. Indian Convention of Food Scientist and Technologists (ICFOST), Hyderabad, 17th - 18th February.

13. Hebbar, H. U., Hemavathi, A. B., & Raghavarao, K. S. M. S. (2006). Peroxidase extraction from radish using reverse micellar systems. Indian Convention of Food Scientist and Technologists (ICFOST), Hyderabad, 17th - 18th February.

14. Hemavathi, A. B., Hebbar, H. U., & Raghavarao, K. S. M. S. (2005). Reverse micellar extraction of fruit bromelain using cationic surfactant. Indian Convention of Food Scientist and Technologists (ICFOST), NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bangalore, 9th -10th December.

15. Nagaraj, N., Babu, B. R., Hemavathi, A. B., Hebbar, H. U., Raghavarao, K. S. M. S. & Nene, S. (2003). Osmotic membrane distillation: A potential alternative for the concentration of liquid foods and natural colors. International Food Convention (IFCON 2003). Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru, 5th to 8th December.

Subjects

Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering I and II, Material Science and Engineering, Polymer Composites, Compounding Technology, Polymer Recycling, Rheology of Polymers