National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



Name : Amilan Jose. D
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M. Sc, Ph. D (CSMCRI-CSIR Lab)
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 

Further details visit group webpage

Position: Looking for highly motivated Ph.D. students (GATE and CSIR-JRF) to work in the field of Inorganic Chemistry and Functional nanomaterials.  


Experience :

Research: 13 years 

Teaching: 7 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 :

“The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.” – Edward Teller

Research Area:

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

Total Experience 

Research: 13 years (excluding Ph. D period)                  Teaching: 7 Years

PhD Students (04 ongoings, 01 Completed)

  1. Mr. Rahul Kaushik, Completed (At present Post-DOC in Czech republic)
  2. Mr. Pawan Kumar CSIR-SRF
  3. Mr. Rahul Sakla CSIR-SRF
  4. Miss Nancy Sharma DBT- project JRF
  5. Miss Srushti Gadiyaram DST-Project JRF

Group page:

Full List of Publications in international peer-reviewed journals

Publications: 55      Total times cited: 2100    H-Index: 24

Year 2020

  1. M.Dubey, A.Kumar, S.Murugavel, G. VijayaPrakash, D. AmilanJose, C.R.Mariappan, Structural and ion transport properties of sodium ionconducting Na2MTeO6 (M= MgNi and MgZn) solid electrolytes Ceramics International 2020, 46, 663
  2. Rahul Kaushik; Rahul Sakla; D.Amilan Jose Devadoss; Amrita Ghosh, The Giant Iron polyoxometalate that works as a catalyst for Water Oxidation. New J. Chem., 2020,44, 3764-3770
  3. Nancy Sharma, Ajay Kumar Dhyani, Srujan Marepally and D. Amilan Jose*, Nanoscale lipid vesicles functionalized with nitro-aniline derivative for photoinduced nitric oxide (NO) delivery. Nanoscale Adv., 2020,2, 463-46

Year 2019

  1. Rahul Kaushik, Rahul Sakla, Amrita Ghosh, Sapna Dama, Ashwani Mittal, D. Amilan Jose*, Copper Complex Embedded Vesicular Receptor for Selective Detection of Cyanide ion and Colorimetric Monitoring of Enzymatic Reaction ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11, 50, 47587-47595
  2. 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), 58, 10761
  3. 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), 168, 62-75.
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. 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 (2019), 144(2), 594-601

Year 2018

  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.
  3. 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.

Year 2017

  1. 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

Year 2016

  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)

Year 2015

  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)

Year 2014

  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)


Year 2013

  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

Before Joining NIT Kurukshetra

  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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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 (Completed)
  2. CSIR-EMR (II) Project 2016-2019 (Completed)
  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)