Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

NAME: Dr. A. Karthika
POST: Lecturer
E.MAIL ID: drkarthikaarumugam@gmail.com
Qualification:M.Sc., Ph.D.
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: 1 year


EDUCATION

Degree Subject University, place ,year
Ph.D Chemistry (Thesis title: Development of mineralized bioceramic coatings on electron beam treated titanium for orthopedic applications) Periyar University, Salem - 636 011, 2016
M.Sc Chemistry (Thesis title: Corrosion inhibition effect of acid extracts of citrus medica for mild steel in acid media) Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram - 624 302, 2010
B.Sc Chemistry (1st class with distinction) Fatima College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai -625 018, 2008

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Synthesis of nanocomposite and Nanoceramic coatings on implants

PUBLICATIONS:
(1) A. Karthika*, Aliovalent ions substituted hydroxyapatite on titanium for improved medical applications, Materials Today Proceedings (Submitted, 2017), Publiser: Elsevier.

(2) A. Karthika, L. Kavitha, M. Surendiran, S. Kannan, D. Gopi*, Fabrication of divalent ions substituted hydroxyapatite/gelatin nanocomposite coating on electron beam treated titanium: mechanical, anticorrosive, antibacterial and bioactive evaluations, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 47341-47352, Publisher: RSC.

(3) D. Gopi*, A. Karthika, D. Rajeswari, L. Kavitha, R Pramod, Jishnu Dwivedi, Investigation on corrosion and mechanical performances of minerals substituted hydroxyapatite coating on HELCDEB treated titanium using pulsed electrodeposition method, RSC Advances, 4 (2014) 34751-34759, Publisher: RSC.

(4) D. Gopi*, A. Karthika, S. Nithiya, L. Kavitha, In vitro biological performance of minerals substituted hydroxyapatite coating by pulsed electrodeposition method, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 144 (2014) 75-85, Publisher: Elsevier.

(5) D. Gopi*, A. Karthika, M. Sekar, L. Kavitha, R. Pramod, Jishnu Dwivedi, Development of lotus-like hydroxyapatite coating on HELCDEB treated titanium by pulsed electrodeposition, Materials letters, 105 (2013) 216-219, Publisher: Elsevier.

(6) S. Sathishkumar, A. Karthika, M. Surendiran, L. Kavitha, D. Gopi*, Electrodeposition of cerium substituted hydroxyapatite coating on passivated surgical grade stainless steel for biomedical application, International Journal of Chem. Tech. Research, 7 (2014-2015) 533-538, ISSN: 0974-4290.

(7) D. Gopi*, E. Shinyjoy, A. Karthika, S. Nithiya, D. Rajeswari, Tingting Tang, L. Kavitha, Single walled carbon nanotubes reinforced mineralized hydroxyapatite composite coatings on titanium for improved biocompatible implant applications, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 36766-36778, Publisher: RSC.

(8) D. Gopi*, S. Sathishkumar, A. Karthika, L. Kavitha, Development of Ce3+/Eu3+dual substituted hydroxyapatite coating on surgical grade stainless steel for improved antimicrobial and bioactive properties, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 42 (2014) 20145-20153, Publisher: ACS.

(9) A. Karthika, D. Gopi and L. Kavitha, Pulsed electrodeposition of strontium substituted hydroxyapatite on Ti6Al4V alloy for biomedical applications, Proceedings of International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars, February 28-March 2, 2013, Chennai, India, pp. 301-304.

PAPER PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
1. A. Karthika, Aliovalent ions substituted hydroxyapatite coating on titanium for improved medical applications, Intenational Conference on Recent Advances in Matreial Chemistry (ICRAMC-2017), SRM University, Chennai, 15-17 February, 2017.

2. S. Sathishkumar, A. Karthika, M.Surendiran, L. Kavitha and D. Gopi, Electrodeposition of cerium substituted hydroxyapatite coating on passivated surgical grade stainless steel for biomedical application, International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, SRM University, Chennai, 4-6 February, 2015.

3. A. Karthika, L. Kavitha and D. Gopi, Fabrication of strontium and magnesium substituted hydroxyapatite on copper oxide coated Ti-6Al-4V alloy for improved orthopedic applications, 13th Eurasia Conference on Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 14-18 December, 2014.

4. A. Karthika, L. Kavitha and D. Gopi, Development of Sr, Mg, Zn incorporated hydroxyapatite coating on titanium by pulsed electrodeposition for biomedical applications, International Conference on Chemistry and Materials (ICCM-2014), Bharathidasan Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, 14-15 November, 2014.

5. A. Karthika, S. Sathishkumar, A. Prasannambigai, L. Kavitha and D. Gopi, A surfactant assisted microwave synthesis and spectroscopic investigations of strontium substituted hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, International conference on physiology and medicine (ICPM-2014), Periyar University, Salem, 15-17 October, 2014.

6. A. Karthika, L. Kavitha and D Gopi, Electrodeposition of zinc substituted hydroxyapatite on surface treated titanium for orthopedic applications, International Conference on Electrochemical Science and Technology (ICONEST-2014), IISc-Campus, Bengaluru, 7-9 August, 2014.

7. S. Ramya, D. Rajeswari, A. Karthika, D. Gopi and L. Kavitha, Magnesium substituted hydroxyapatite coating on the acid treated surgical grade stainless steel for biomedical applications, International Conference on Chemistry in Synergy with Materials and Biology (ICMB-2014), Bishop Heber College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, 10-11 January, 2014.

8. A. Karthika, D. Gopi and L. Kavitha, Pulsed electrodeposition of strontium substituted hydroxyapatite on Ti6Al4V alloy for biomedical applications, 1st International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars (CORSYM-2013), Chennai, India, 28 February - 2 March, 2013.

9. D. Rajeswari, A. Karthika, M. Sekar, D. Gopi and L. Kavitha, Bioceramic coating on novel surface modified titanium for biomedical applications, International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry (ICBIC-2013), Periyar University, Salem, 20-22 February, 2013.

PAPER PRESENTED IN NATIONAL CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUM
1. A. Karthika, T. Radha and N.S. Nagarajan, Corrosion inhibition effect of acid extracts Citrus medica for mild steel in acid media, National Conference on Recent Advances in Electroanalytical Techniques, Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram, 25-26 February 2010.

2. A. Karthika, E. Shinyjoy and D. Gopi, Effect of apatite growth on the anodized titanium alloy in simulated body fluid for biomedical applications, National conference on Advanced Nanomaterials (ANM 2012), Periyar University, Salem, during 6-7 February, 2012.

3. A. Karthika, M. Sekar, S. Ramya, D. Gopi and L. Kavitha, Electrodeposition of strontium substituted hydroxyapatite on titanium alloy for biomedical applications, National Conference on Recent Trends in Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering (RTBTE'12), Velammal Institute of Technology, Chennai, 27-28 July, 2012.

4. A. Karthika, D. Gopi and L. Kavitha, Synthesis and characterization of strontium/magnesium substituted hydroxyapatite powder for biomedical applications, A National Symposium on Science of Nano (SciNo'13), Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 6-7 December, 2013.

CONFERENCE ATTENDED
1. Participated in UGC sponsored one day seminar on "Recent Trends in Chemistry" (RTC-2012), conducted by Department of Chemistry, Periyar University, Salem on 20-22 February, 2013.

2. Participated in "International Conference on Materials and Characterization Techniques conducted by VIT University, Vellore during March 10-12, 2014.

3. Participated in "Indian Roadshow Workshop" conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai on 10 November 2014.

4. Participated in "National Workshop on Advanced Characterization Techniques (ACT-2015)" conducted by Department of Chemistry, Periyar University, Salem during 29 - 30 January, 2015.

5. Participated in "Workshop on Research Fellowships and Post Doc Position" conducted by School of Sciences, Periyar University, Salem-11 on 12 February, 2015.

6. Participated in "NAAC sponsored National Conference on Transforming Higher Education Through Academic and Administrative Audit" conducted by NMKRV College for Women, Bangalore-11 during 3-4 February, 2017.

7. Participated in "Lecture Workshop on Women in Science: Career in Science" conducted by NMKRV College for Women, Bangalore-11 on 3 March, 2017.

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS:
1. DST funded Project Fellow during Ph.D. (2012-2015).

MEMBERSHIP (BOS/BOE/GUIDE/CHAIRPERSON)
1. Co-chaired a Technical session in International Conference on Recent Advances in Material Chemistry (ICRAMC-2017), SRM University, Chennai, 15-17 February, 2017.