National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



Name : Amilan Jose. D
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M. Sc, Ph. D
Current Address :

Room 133, Department of Chemistry,


Kurukshetra 136119

Phone 1 (office) : 01744-233 559
Phone 2 (office) : 7876007461
Email : ,

Area Of Intrest :

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Bio-nanotechnology for drug delivery
  • Bio-sensor and Molecular recognition
  • Supramolecular Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemical Sensors
  • Functional nanomaterials 

Looking for highly motivated Ph.D. students (CSIR-JRF) to work in the field of Inorganic Chemistry, Functional nanomaterials, Photoinduced drug delivery, Bio-sensor, and  Supramolecular Analytical Chemistry.

Experience :

Research: 12 years 

Teaching: 6 Years

Dr. Amilan Jose D. received his Ph.D.from Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSIR-Lab) in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India and completed his postdoctoral research at the University of Regensburg in Germany, University of Jena in Germany, University of Bielefeld in Germany, ICIQ, Tarragona Spain. and UJF, France. His main research interest focuses on Functional Nanomaterials for the sensors, drug delivery, and Energy storage,  Sensor for biologically important species and Supramolecular Chemistry.


Other :

Research Area:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Bio-nanotechnology for drug delivery
  • Bio-sensor and Molecular recognition
  • Inorganic photochemistry
  • Supramolecular Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemical Sensors

Total Experience 

Research: 12 years (excluding Ph. D period)                  Teaching: 6 Years

PhD Students (04 ongoings, 01 Thesis submitted)

  1. Mr. Rahul Kaushik, CSIR-SRF, Thesis Submitted
  2. Mr. Pawan Kumar CSIR-SRF
  3. Mr. Rahul Sakla HSCST-JRF
  4. Miss Nancy Sharma DBT- project JRF
  5. Miss Srushti Gadiyaram DST-Project JRF

Full List of Publications in international peer-reviewed journals


  1. Sakla, Rahul; Singh, Ajeet; Kaushik, Rahul; Kumar, Pawan; Jose, D. Amilan* Allosteric Regulation in Carbon Monoxide (CO) Release: Anion Responsive CO-Releasing Molecule (CORM) derived from (terpyridine)phenol manganese tricarbonyl complex with Colorimetric and Fluorescence Monitoring Inorganic Chemistry ((2019) (ASAP article)
  2. Sharma, Nancy; Sakla, Rahul; Kaushik, Rahul; G, Srushti; Jose, D. Amilan* Fluorescent nanoprobes for the sensing of gasotransmitters hydrogen sulfide (H2S), nitric oxide (NO) and carbon monoxide (CO), Methods (2019), Advanced Article in press.
  3. Kumar, Pawan; Arya, Dheeraj; Nain, Deepak; Singh, Ajeet; Ghosh, Amrita; Jose, D. Amilan *, Dual colorimetric sensor for picric acid and pyrophosphate: Practical application for molecular logic gates, Dyes and Pigments (2019), 166, 443-450.
  4. Sakla, Rahul; Kaushik, Rahul; Kumar, Vijay; Jose, D. Amilan; Ghosh, Amrita; Mariappan, C. R Light-induced water oxidation by polymorphs of the Zn-Co-Ni oxide spinel catalyst: a comparative study, Sustainable Energy & Fuels (2019), 3(3), 786-792
  5. Kumar, Pawan; Ghosh, Amrita; Jose, D. Amilan* , A simple colorimetric sensor for the detection of moisture in organic solvents and building materials: applications in rewritable paper and fingerprint imaging, Analyst (Cambridge, United Kingdom) (2019), 144(2), 594-601


  1. Kaushik, Rahul; Ghosh, Amrita; Singh, Ajeet; Jose, D. Amilan *, Colorimetric sensor for the detection of H2S and its application in molecular half-subtractor, Analytica Chimica Acta (2018), 1040, 177-186.
  2. Kaushik, Rahul; Sakla, Rahul; Ghosh, Amrita; Selvan, G. Tamil; Selvakumar, P. Mosae; Jose, D. Amilan*, Selective Detection of H2S by Copper Complex Embedded in Vesicles through Metal Indicator Displacement Approach, ACS Sensors (2018), 3(6), 1142-1148.


  1. Sakla, Rahul; Jose, D. Amilan* Vesicles functionalized with a CO-releasing molecule for light-induced CO delivery, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2018), 10(16), 14214-14220.
  2. Kumar, Pawan; Sakla, Rahul; Ghosh, Amrita; Jose, D. Amilan*, Reversible Colorimetric Sensor for Moisture Detection in Organic Solvents and Application in Inkless Writing, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2017), 9(30), 25600-25605


  1. Kumar, P; Kaushik, R; Ghosh, A and Jose, D. A*.; Detection of Moisture by Fluorescent OFF-ON Sensor in Organic solvents and Raw Food Products. Anal. Chem.(Letter) Anal. Chem., 2016, 88, 11314–11318.(IF: 5.636)
  2. Kaushik, Rahul, Ghosh, Amrita; Singh, A; Gupta, P; Mittal, A; Jose, D. A*.; Selective Detection of Cyanide in Water and Biological Samples by an Off-the-Shelf Compound. ACS Sens. 2016, 1, 1265−1271.
  3. Ghosh, A; Das, P; Kaushik, R; Kumar, D.K; Jose, D.A; Anion responsive and morphology tunable tripodal gelators. RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 83303.(IF: 3.289)
  4. Kaushik, Rahul, Singh, Ajeet.;Ghosh, Amrita; Jose, D. A*.; Selective Colorimetric Sensor for the Detection of Hg2+ and H2S in Aqueous Medium and Waste Water Samples. ChemistrySelect, 2016, 1, 1533 – 1540
  5. Ghosh, Amrita; Kaushik, Rahul, Jose, D. A*.; Anthraquinones as versatile colorimetric reagent for anions (Review Article) Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 2016, 229, 545–560. (IF: 4.758)
  6. Kaushik, Rahul, Ghosh, Amrita; Jose, D. A*.; Simple terpyridine based Cu(II)/Zn(II) complexes for the selective fluorescent detection of H2S in aqueous medium. Journal of Luminescence, 2016, 171, 112-117. (IF: 2.693)


  1. Kaushik, Rahul; Kumar, Pawan; Ghosh, Amrita; Jose, D. A*.; Alizarin red S-zinc(ii) fluorescent ensemble for selective detection of hydrogen sulphide and assay with an H2S donor RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 79309-79316. (IF: 3.289)


  1. Lombard, Jean; Jose, D. A.; Castillo, Carmen E.; et alAlternated bimetallic [Ru-M] (M = Fe2+, Zn2+) coordination polymers based on [Ru(bpy)3]2+ units connected to bis-terpyridine ligands: synthesis, electrochemistry and photophysics in solution or in thin film on electrodes Journal of Materials Chemistry C , 2014, 2, 9824-9835.(IF: 5.066)


  1. Jose, D. A.; Elstner, M.; Schiller, A.: Allosteric indicator displacement enzyme assay for a cyanogenic glycoside. Chem. Eur. J. 2013. 8, 14451-14459 (Inside Cover article) IF: 5.925
  2. Mon, I.; Jose, D. A.; Vidal-Ferran, A.: Bis(phosphite) Ligands with Distal Regulation: Application in Rhodium-mediated Asymmetric Hydroformylations. Chem. Eur. J. 2013. 8, 2720–2725 IF: 5.925


  1. Jose, D. A.; Mon, I.; Fernandez-Perez, H.; Escudero-Adan, E. C.; Benet-Buchholz, J.; Vidal-Ferran, A.: Allosteric P:O-Based Receptors for Dicarboxylic Acids. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 3632-3635. IF: 5.862


  1. Jose, D. A.; Koenig, B.: Polydiacetylene vesicles functionalized with N-heterocyclic ligands for metal cation binding. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 655-662. IF: 3.696
  2. Ghosh, A.; Jose, D. A.; Das, A.; Ganguly, B.: A density functional study towards substituent effects on anion sensing with urea receptors. J. Mol. Model. 2010, 16, 1441-1448. IF:  1.797


  1. Lombard, J.; Boulaouche, R.; Jose, D. A.; Chauvin, J.; Collomb, M.-N.; Deronzier, A.: Synthesis and properties of trinuclear polypyridyl complexes Ru(II)-Co(II)-Ru(II) and Ru(II)-Co(III)-Ru(II): Their photoinduced interconversion. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2009, 363, 234-242  IF: 1.846
  2. Jose, D. A.; Stadlbauer, S.; Konig, B.: Polydiacetylene-based colorimetric self-assembled vesicular receptors for biological phosphate ion recognition. Chem.--Eur. J .2009, 15, 7404-12. IF: 5.925
  3. Mondal, A.; De, P.; Mukhopadhyay, S.; Banerjee, R.; Kar, P.; Jose, D A. and Das, A. "Kinetics of oxidation of quinol and ascorbic acid with the phen substituted semiquinone ligand, (5,6-dioxolene-1,10-phenanthroline-O,O), bound to the Ru-II(bipy)2 moiety." Polyhedron 2009, 28, 2655-2660 IF: 2.057


  1. Ghosh, A.; Shrivastav, A.; Jose, D. A.; Mishra, S. K.; Chandrakanth, C. K.; Mishra, S.; Das, A.: Colorimetric Sensor for Triphosphates and Their Application as a Viable Staining Agent for Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes. Anal. Chem. (Washington, DC, U. S.) 2008, 80, 5312-5319. IF: 5.856


  1. Suresh, M.; Jose, D. A.; Das, A.: [2,2'-Bipyridyl]-3,3'-diol as a Molecular Half-Subtractor. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 441-444. IF: 5.862
  2. Jose, D. A.; Singh, A.; Das, A.; Ganguly, B.: A density functional study towards the preferential binding of anions to urea and thiourea. Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 3695-3698. IF: 2.683
  3. Jose, D. A.; Shukla, A. D.; Ramakrishna, G.; Palit, D. K.; Ghosh, H. N.; Das, A.: Physicochemical and Photophysical Studies on Porphyrin-Based Donor-Acceptor Systems: Effect of Redox Potentials on Ultrafast Electron-Transfer Dynamics. J. Phys. Chem. B 2007, 111, 9078-9087. IF: 3.696
  4. Jose, D. A.; Mishra, S.; Ghosh, A.; Shrivastav, A.; Mishra, S. K.; Das, A.: Colorimetric Sensor for ATP in Aqueous Solution. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1979-1982. IF: 5.862
  5. Jose, D. A.; Kumar, D. K.; Kar, P.; Verma, S.; Ghosh, A.; Ganguly, B.; Ghosh, H. N.; Das, A.: Role of positional isomers on receptor-anion binding and evidence for resonance energy transfer. Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 12007-12014. IF:  3.025
  6. Jose, D. A.; Kumar, D. K.; Ganguly, B.; Das, A.: Rugby-Ball-Shaped Sulfate-Water-Sulfate Adduct Encapsulated in a Neutral Molecular Receptor Capsule. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 5817-5819. IF: 4,601
  7. Kar, P.; Suresh, M.; Krishna Kumar, D.; Jose, D. A.; Ganguly, B. and Das, A. "Preferential binding of the magnesium ion by anthraquinone based chromogenic receptors." Polyhedron 2007, 26, 1317-1322. IF: 2.057
  8. Jose, D. A.; Kar, P.; Koley, D.; Ganguly, B.; Thiel, W.; Ghosh, H. N.; Das, A.: Phenol- and Catechol-Based Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes as Colorimetric Sensors for Fluoride Ions. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 5576-5584. IF: 4,601
  9. Ghosh, A.; Selvamani, T.; Jose, D. A.; Das, A.; Mukhopadhyay, I.: Generation of nanostructures by the aggregation of porphyrin derivatives with long alkane chain in mix-solvent. J. Nanomater. 2007, No pp. given. IF: 1.376


  1. Ramakrishna, G.; Verma, S.; Jose, D. A.; Kumar, D. K.; Das, A.; Palit, D. K.; Ghosh, H. N.: Interfacial Electron Transfer between the Photoexcited Porphyrin Molecule and TiO2 Nanoparticles: Effect of Catecholate Binding. J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 9012-9021. IF: 3.696
  2. Ramakrishna, G.; Jose, D. A.; Kumar, D. K.; Das, A.; Palit, D. K.; Ghosh, H. N.: Ultrafast Dynamics and Excited State Deactivation of [Ru(bpy)2Sq]+ and Its Derivatives. J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 10197-10203. IF: 3.696


  1. Sun, P.; Jose, D. A.; Shukla, A. D.; Shukla, J. J.; Das, A.; Rathman, J. F.; Ghosh, P.: A Comparative Langmuir-Blodgett Study on a Set of Covalently Linked Porphyrin-Based Amphiphiles: A Detailed Atomic Force Microscopic Study. Langmuir 2005, 21, 3413-3423. IF: 4.186
  2. Ramakrishna, G.; Jose, D. A.; Kumar, K. K.; Das, A.; Palit, D. K.; Ghosh, H. N.: Strongly Coupled Ruthenium-Polypyridyl Complexes for Efficient Electron Injection in Dye-Sensitized Semiconductor Nanoparticles. J. Phys. Chem. B 2005, 109, 15445-15453. IF: 3.696
  3. Kumar, D. K.; Jose, D. A.; Das, A.; Dastidar, P.: First snapshot of a nonpolymeric hydrogelator interacting with its gelling solvents. Chem. Commun. (Cambridge, U. K.) 2005, 4059-4061. IF: 6.169
  4. Kumar, D. K.; Jose, D. A.; Das, A.; Dastidar, P.: From Diamondoid Network to (4,4) Net: Effect of Ligand Topology on the Supramolecular Structural Diversity. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 6933-6935. IF: 4,601
  5. Kumar, D. K.; Ballabh, A.; Jose, D. A.; Dastidar, P.; Das, A.: How Robust Is the N-H···Cl2-Cu Synthon? Crystal Structures of Some Perchlorocuprates. Cryst. Growth Des. 2005, 5, 651-660. IF: 4.720
  6. Jose, D. A.; Shukla, A. D.; Kumar, D. K.; Ganguly, B.; Das, A.; Ramakrishna, G.; Palit, D. K.; Ghosh, H. N.: Synthesis, characterization, physicochemical, and photophysical studies of redox switchable NIR dye derived from a ruthenium-dioxolene-porphyrin system. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 2414-2425. IF: 4,601
  7. Jose, D. A.; Kumar, D. K.; Ganguly, B.; Das, A.: Urea and thiourea based efficient colorimetric sensors for oxyanions. Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 5343-5346. IF: 2.683
  8. Ghosh, T.; Maiya, B. G.; Samanta, A.; Shukla, A. D.; Jose, D. A.; Kumar, D. K.; Das, A.: Mixed-ligand complexes of ruthenium(II) containing new photoactive or electroactive ligands: synthesis, spectral characterization and DNA interactions. J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 10, 496-508. 2011  IF: 3.289



  1. Shukla, A. D.; Strawser, D.; Lucassen, A. C. B.; Freeman, D.; Cohen, H.; Jose, D. A.; Das, A.; Evmenenko, G.; Dutta, P.; Van, d. B. M. E.: Covalent Assembly of Stilbene-Based Monolayers: Factors Controlling Molecular Interactions. J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 17505-17511. IF: 3.696
  2. Kumar, D. K.; Jose, D. A.; Dastidar, P.; Das, A.: Nonpolymeric Hydrogelators Derived from Trimesic Amides. Chem. Mater. 2004, 16, 2332-2335. IF: 7.286
  3. Kumar, D. K.; Jose, D. A.; Dastidar, P.; Das, A.: Nonpolymeric Hydrogelator Derived from N-(4-Pyridyl)isonicotinamide. Langmuir 2004, 20, 10413-10418. IF: 4.186
  4. Jose, D. A.; Kumar, D. K.; Ganguly, B.; Das, A.: Efficient and Simple Colorimetric Fluoride Ion Sensor Based on Receptors Having Urea and Thiourea Binding Sites. Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 3445-3448. IF: 5.862

Book Chapter

  1. “Supramolecular Receptors for the Recognition of Bioanalytes” in Discovering the Future of Molecular Sciences, Year 2014, Edited by Bruno Pignataro. Publisher: Wiley-VCH.

Articles in National Journals

  1. Amilan Jose, D.; Krishna Kumar, D., Ganguly, B., and Das, A. (2005): Colorimetric sensors for fluoride ion. ISRAPS bulletin, July Issue.
  2. CSIR-NEWS July 2006 R&D Highlights. Title “Strongly Coupled Rutheniumpolypyridyl Complexes for Efficient Electron Injection in Dye-Sensitized Semiconductor Nanoparticles” [J. Phys. Chem., B, 2005, 44, 6933]

Sponsored R &D Projects (03 ongoing, 01 Completed)

  1. DST-Young Scientist Project 204-2017
  2. CSIR-EMR (II) Project 2016-2019
  3. Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Project 2018-2021
  4. SERB-DST (Core Research Grant) 2018-2021


  • Member, Innovation Club NIT Kurukshetra (2014 onwards)
  • Member, Board of Studies (2013-16)
  • Member, Departmental Advisory Committee (2016 onwards)
  • Member, Departmental Research Committee (DRC) (2016 onwards)
  • Convener for the National Conference on "Mastering in Molecules and Materials"organized during 16-17th Oct. 2014 in Department of Chemistry, NIT-Kurukshetra
  • Course Coordinator for B. Tech Chemistry-II Theory (2016)
  • Course Coordinator for M. Tech Practical 2016-2017
  • Course Coordinator for M. Tech Theory (520T)

Research Collaborations:

  • Dr. Ajeet Singh, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad
  • Dr. Ashwani Mittal, Dept. of Biochemistry, Kurukshetra University
  • Dr. Run Zhang, University of Queensland, Australia

Membership in professional body

  • Life member of Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)
  • Life member of German Chemical Society, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
  • Life member of Indian Chemical Society
  • Annual member of American Chemical Society (2015-2016)