Dr Pratheep Annamalai


Dr Pratheep Annamalai
NameDr Pratheep Annamalai
Email Addresspratheep.annamalai@unisq.edu.au
Job TitlePostdoctoral Research Fellow (Circular Polymer Products)
QualificationsBSc University of Madras, MSc University of Madras, PhD Pune
DepartmentCentre for Future Materials (Research)
AffiliationsSchool of Agriculture and Environmental Science
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7284-0813
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Biography

Dr PK Annamalai is a polymer and nanomaterials scientist working as research fellow leading the collaborative research projects on ‘circular polymer products’. Currently his research focuses on ‘polymer recycling, renewable polymers and sustainable food processing’. Prior to joining USQ, he has background in chemistry and extensive research background on both fundamental and translational research on polymers and nanomaterials engineering.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
SIMPLE Hub Research FellowCentre for Future Materials2023

Expertise

Polymer Recycling, Nanomaterials, Sustainable Polymers, Biomass Valorization, Food Processing

Teaching

BIO3811 Food Product Development

BIO3821 Food Quality Assurance

Fields of Research

  • 300604. Food packaging, preservation and processing
  • 300606. Food sustainability
  • 300607. Food technology
  • 340302. Macromolecular materials
  • 340305. Physical properties of materials
  • 340399. Macromolecular and materials chemistry not elsewhere classified
  • 401602. Composite and hybrid materials
  • 401605. Functional materials
  • 401609. Polymers and plastics
BSc
University of Madras
1999
MSc
University of Madras
2001
PhD
Pune
2009

Supervision Interests

Renewable nanomaterials, food nanomaterials, circular polymers, building materials

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Structural and functional properties of plant-based cream emulsionsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Sustainable processing of plant-based meat analoguesAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Low carbon cement adoption in the Pacific Associate SupervisorDoctoral2022

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
A systematic investigation on the valorisation of carbon from non-wood biomass sources for energy storage materialsAssociateDoctoral2023
Project titleDetailsYear
Composites Innovation Centre Manitoba IncAddressing bio-composite technology gaps2019
GOI-UGC SPARC grant 2019Preparation of Nanocellulose & Nanocomposites as Multifunctional Materials derived from Biomass towards Sustainable Developments (SPARC grant administered by Jamia Millia Islamia)2019
Advance Queensland Research FellowshipsAdvance Queensland Research Fellowship (Mid): Easily deconstructed spinifex nanofibres for the enhancement of high performance construction materials2016
ARC Discovery ProjectsHigh performance sustainable carbon fibres from Australian spinifex grass2015
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
Associate EditorFrontiers in Materials

Enhancement of emulsion stability and functional properties of hemp protein-based dairy alternative by different treatments after cellulase hydrolysis

Rawal, Kirti, Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar, Ningtyas, Dian Widya and Prakash, Sangeeta. 2024. "Enhancement of emulsion stability and functional properties of hemp protein-based dairy alternative by different treatments after cellulase hydrolysis." International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 59 (1), pp. 639-648. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.16735

X-ray Tomographic Reconstruction for Understanding Lignin-Induced Changes in the Microstructure and Properties of Polyurethane Insulation Foam

Haridevan, Hima, Barkauskas, Deborah, Sokolowski, Kamil A., Evans, David A.C., Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2023. "X-ray Tomographic Reconstruction for Understanding Lignin-Induced Changes in the Microstructure and Properties of Polyurethane Insulation Foam." ACS Applied Polymer Materials. 5 (9), pp. 6772-6780. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.3c00380

Oat flour as a novel stabiliser for designing plant-based Pickering emulsion

Rawal, Kirti, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Bhandari, Bhesh and Prakash, Sangeeta. 2023. "Oat flour as a novel stabiliser for designing plant-based Pickering emulsion." Journal of Food Engineering. 340, p. 111300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2022.111300

Synthesis and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals as reinforcing agent in solely palm based polyurethane foam

Septevani, Athanasia Amanda, Annamalai, Pratheep K. and Martin, Darren J.. 2017. "Synthesis and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals as reinforcing agent in solely palm based polyurethane foam." 3rd International Symposium on Applied Chemistry (ISAC) 2017. Jakarta, Indonesia 23 - 24 Oct 2017 AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5011899

Effect of pressboard ageing on power transformer mechanical vibration characteristics

Naranpanawe, W. M. L. B., Bandara, K. M. K. S., Saha, T.K., Ekanayake, C. and Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar. 2016. "Effect of pressboard ageing on power transformer mechanical vibration characteristics." 2015 IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2015). Brisbane, Australia 15 - 18 Nov 2015 Australia. https://doi.org/10.1109/APPEEC.2015.7380951

Enhanced dispersion of lignin in pet polyols for improved thermal insulation of polyurethane foams

Haridevan, Hima, Birnie, David, Evans, David A.C., Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2021. "Enhanced dispersion of lignin in pet polyols for improved thermal insulation of polyurethane foams." Annual Technical Conference for Plastic Professionals (ANTEC 2021). Online 10 - 21 May 2021 United States.

Systematic production of high quality and low cost cellulose nanofibres and their potential applications

Amiralian, Nasim, Annamalai, Pratheep and Martin, Darren J.. 2016. "Systematic production of high quality and low cost cellulose nanofibres and their potential applications." TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials 2016. Grenoble, France 13 - 16 Jun 2016 France.

Cleaner and scalable processing of cellulose nanocrystal reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites

Mohd Amin, Khairatun Najwa, Amin, Mohd, Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar, Edwards, Grant A.B., Chaleat, Celine and Martin, Darren J.. 2016. "Cleaner and scalable processing of cellulose nanocrystal reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites." TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials 2016. Grenoble, France 13 - 16 Jun 2016 France.

Innovation in nano-polysaccharides for eco-sustainability: From science to industrial applications

Singh, Preeti, Manzoor, Kaiser, Ikram, Saiqa and Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar. 2022. Innovation in nano-polysaccharides for eco-sustainability: From science to industrial applications. India. Elsevier.

Nanocellulose: a sustainable nanomaterial for controlled drug delivery applications

Pennells, Jordan, Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar. 2022. "Nanocellulose: a sustainable nanomaterial for controlled drug delivery applications." Singh, Preeti and Manzoor, Kaiser (ed.) Innovation in Nano-polysaccharides for Eco-sustainability: From Science to Industrial Applications. India. Elsevier. pp. 217-253

Toxicity assessment of historical aqueous film-forming foams (AFFFs) using cell-based assays

Ojo, Atinuke F., Peng, Cheng, Annamalai, Prasath, Mallavarapu, Mallavarapu and Ng, Jack C.. 2022. "Toxicity assessment of historical aqueous film-forming foams (AFFFs) using cell-based assays." Environmental Pollution. 310. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119806

hydrothermal co-liquefaction of biomass and plastic wastes into biofuel: Study on catalyst property, product distribution and synergistic effects

Mukundan, Swathi, Wagner, Jonathan L., Annamalai, Pratheep K., Ravindran, Devika Sudha, Krishnapillai, Girish Kumar and Beltramini, Jorge. 2022. "hydrothermal co-liquefaction of biomass and plastic wastes into biofuel: Study on catalyst property, product distribution and synergistic effects." Fuel Processing Technology. 238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuproc.2022.107523

A cleaner processing approach for cellulose reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites

Amin, Khairatun Najwa Mohd, Chaleat, Celine, Edwards, Grant, Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, ratheep Kumar. 2022. "A cleaner processing approach for cellulose reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites." Polymer Engineering and Science. 62 (3), pp. 949-961. https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.25899

Tailored production of lignin-containing cellulose nanofibrils from sugarcane bagasse pretreated by acid-catalyzed alcohol solutions

Liu, Yiting, Li, Wen, Li, Kai, Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar, Pratt, Steven, Hassanpour, Morteza, Lu, Haiqin and Zhang, Zhanying. 2022. "Tailored production of lignin-containing cellulose nanofibrils from sugarcane bagasse pretreated by acid-catalyzed alcohol solutions." Carbohydrate Polymers. 291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2022.119602

Recent Advances in the Nanomaterials, Design, Fabrication Approaches of Thermoelectric Nanogenerators for Various Applications

Kim, Andrew, Kumar, Pawan, Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar and Patel, Rajkumar. 2022. "Recent Advances in the Nanomaterials, Design, Fabrication Approaches of Thermoelectric Nanogenerators for Various Applications." Advanced Materials Interfaces. 9 (35). https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.202201659

Rational analysis of dispersion and solubility of Kraft lignin in polyols for polyurethanes

Haridevan, Hima, Evans, David A.C., Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2022. "Rational analysis of dispersion and solubility of Kraft lignin in polyols for polyurethanes." Industrial Crops and Products. 185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2022.115129

Processing and rheological properties of polyol/cellulose nanofibre dispersions for polyurethanes

Haridevan, Hima, Chaleat, Celine, Pooley, Liam, Evans, David A.C., Halley, Peter J., Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2022. "Processing and rheological properties of polyol/cellulose nanofibre dispersions for polyurethanes." Polymer. 255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2022.125130

High-Resolution R2R-Compatible Printing of Carbon Nanotube Conductive Patterns Enabled by Cellulose Nanocrystals

Corletto, Alexander, Hosseinmardi, Alireza, Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar, Martin, Darren J. and Shapter, Joseph G.. 2022. "High-Resolution R2R-Compatible Printing of Carbon Nanotube Conductive Patterns Enabled by Cellulose Nanocrystals." ACS Applied Nano Materials. 5 (1), pp. 1574-1587. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.1c04320

A mixed acid methodology to produce thermally stable cellulose nanocrystal at high yield using phosphoric acid

Amin, Khairatun Najwa, Hosseinmardi, Alireza, Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2022. "A mixed acid methodology to produce thermally stable cellulose nanocrystal at high yield using phosphoric acid." Journal of Bioresources and Bioproducts. 7 (2), pp. 99-108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobab.2021.12.002

Lignocellulosic plant cell wall variation influences the structure and properties of hard carbon derived from sorghum biomass

Afzal, Rana Arslan, Pennells, Jordan, Yamauchi, Yusuke, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Nanjundan, Ashok Kumar and Martin, Darren J.. 2022. "Lignocellulosic plant cell wall variation influences the structure and properties of hard carbon derived from sorghum biomass." Carbon Trends. 7, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cartre.2022.100168

Review on Colloidal Quantum Dots Luminescent Solar Concentrators

Kim, Andrew, Hosseinmardi, Alireza, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Kumar, Pawan and Patel, Rajkumar. 2021. "Review on Colloidal Quantum Dots Luminescent Solar Concentrators." Chemistry Select. 6 (20), pp. 4948-4967. https://doi.org/10.1002/slct.202100674

Toughening of natural rubber nanocomposites by the incorporation of nanoscale lignin combined with an industrially relevant leaching process

Hosseinmardi, Alireza, Amiralian, Nasim, Hayati, Amir Nemati, Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2021. "Toughening of natural rubber nanocomposites by the incorporation of nanoscale lignin combined with an industrially relevant leaching process." Industrial Crops and Products. 159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2020.113063

Dispersion Methodology for Technical Lignin into Polyester Polyol for High-Performance Polyurethane Insulation Foam

Haridevan, Hima, McLaggan, Martyn S., Evans, David A.C., Martin, Darren J., Seaby, Trent, Zhang, Zhanying and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2021. "Dispersion Methodology for Technical Lignin into Polyester Polyol for High-Performance Polyurethane Insulation Foam." ACS Applied Polymer Materials. 3 (7), pp. 3528-3537. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.1c00430

Valorisation of technical lignin in rigid polyurethane foam: a critical evaluation on trends, guidelines and future perspectives

Haridevan, Hima, Evans, David A. C., Ragauskas, Arthur J., Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2021. "Valorisation of technical lignin in rigid polyurethane foam: a critical evaluation on trends, guidelines and future perspectives." Green Chemistry. 23 (22), pp. 8725-8753. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1gc02744a

3D enabled facile fabrication of substrates with human tongue characteristics for analysing the tribological behaviour of food emulsions

Fan, Juan, Annamalai, Pratheep K. and Prakash, Sangeeta. 2021. "3D enabled facile fabrication of substrates with human tongue characteristics for analysing the tribological behaviour of food emulsions." Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifset.2021.102803

An Overview of Cellulose-Based Nanogenerators

Annamalai, Pratheep K., Nanjundan, Ashok Kumar, Dubal, Deepak P. and Baek, Jong-Beom. 2021. "An Overview of Cellulose-Based Nanogenerators." Advanced Materials Technologies. 6 (3). https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202001164

Pyrolysis of brominated polyethylene as an alternative carbon fibre precursor

Laycock, Bronwyn, Wang, Xiaoyu, Liu, Ru-Fen, Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar, Cork, Jorja, Derstine, Chris, Mills, Michael and McFarland, Eric W.. 2020. "Pyrolysis of brominated polyethylene as an alternative carbon fibre precursor." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2019.109057

Influence of Different Nanocellulose Additives on Processing and Performance of PAN-Based Carbon Fibers

Jiang, Edward, Maghe, Maxime, Zohdi, Nima, Amiralian, Nasim, Naebe, Minoo, Laycock, Bronwyn, Fox, Bronwyn L., Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2019. "Influence of Different Nanocellulose Additives on Processing and Performance of PAN-Based Carbon Fibers." ACS Omega. 4 (6), pp. 9720-9730. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.9b00266

Hybrid polyether-palm oil polyester polyol based rigid polyurethane foam reinforced with cellulose nanocrystal

Septevani, Athanasia A., Evans, David A.C., Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2018. "Hybrid polyether-palm oil polyester polyol based rigid polyurethane foam reinforced with cellulose nanocrystal." Industrial Crops and Products. 112, pp. 378-388. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2017.12.032

Atomic Layer Deposition of Metal Oxide on Nanocellulose for Enabling Microscopic Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites

Septevani, Athanasia A., Evans, David A. C., Hosseini, Alireza, Martin, Darren J., Simonsen, John, Conley Jr., John F. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2018. "Atomic Layer Deposition of Metal Oxide on Nanocellulose for Enabling Microscopic Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites." Small. 14 (46). https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201803439

Chitosan-based bionanocomposites for biomedical application

Kumari, Sangeeta, Singh, Raj Pal, Chavan, Nayaku N and Annamalai, Pratheep K. 2018. "Chitosan-based bionanocomposites for biomedical application." Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials. 7 (4), pp. 219-227. https://doi.org/10.1680/jbibn.15.00015

Facile Tuning of the Surface Energy of Cellulose Nanofibers for Nanocomposite Reinforcement

Hosseinmardi, Alireza, Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar, Martine, Benoit, Pennells, Jordan, Martin, Darren J. and Amiralian, Nasim. 2018. "Facile Tuning of the Surface Energy of Cellulose Nanofibers for Nanocomposite Reinforcement." ACS Omega. 3 (11), pp. 15933-15942. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b02104

A simple methodology for improving the performance and sustainability of rigid polyurethane foam by incorporating industrial lignin

Hayati, Amir Nemati, Evans, David Alwyn Charles, Laycock, Bronwyn, Martin, Darren James and Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar. 2018. "A simple methodology for improving the performance and sustainability of rigid polyurethane foam by incorporating industrial lignin." Industrial Crops and Products. 117, pp. 149-158. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.03.006

The use of cellulose nanocrystals to enhance the thermal insulation properties and sustainability of rigid polyurethane foam

Septevani, Athanasia A., Evans, David A.C., Annamalai, Pratheep K. and Martin, Darren J.. 2017. "The use of cellulose nanocrystals to enhance the thermal insulation properties and sustainability of rigid polyurethane foam." Industrial Crops and Products. 107, pp. 114-121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2017.05.039

Conducting polymer–graphite binary and hybrid composites

Ramanujam, B.T.S. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2017. "Conducting polymer–graphite binary and hybrid composites." Thakur, Vijay Kumar, Thakur, Manju Kumari and Pappu, Asokan (ed.) Hybrid Polymer Composite Materials. India. Elsevier. pp. 1-34

Influence of Moisture Dependency of Pressboard on Transformer Winding Clamping Pressure

Naranpanawe, Lakshitha, Ekanayake, Chandima, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Annamalai, Naranpanawe1, Chandima Ekanayake2, Tapan Kumar Saha1 and Pratheep K.. 2017. "Influence of Moisture Dependency of Pressboard on Transformer Winding Clamping Pressure." IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 24 (5), pp. 3191-3200. https://doi.org/10.1109/Tdei.2017.006206

Cellulose Nanocrystals with Enhanced Thermal Stability Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane

Amin, Khairatun Najwa, Annamalai, , Pratheep Kumar and Martin, Darren. 2017. "Cellulose Nanocrystals with Enhanced Thermal Stability Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane." Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences. 21 (3), pp. 754-761. https://doi.org/10.17576/mjas-2017-2103-25

Cellulose Nanofibers as Rheology Modifiers and Enhancers of Carbonization Efficiency in Polyacrylonitrile

Jiang, Edward, Amiralian, Nasim, Maghe, Maxime, Laycock, Bronwyn, McFarland, Eric M, Fox, Bronwyn F, Martin, D.J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2017. "Cellulose Nanofibers as Rheology Modifiers and Enhancers of Carbonization Efficiency in Polyacrylonitrile." ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 5 (4), pp. 3296-3304. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b03144

Reinforcement of natural rubber latex using lignocellulosic nanofibers isolated from spinifex grass

Hosseinmardi, Alireza, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Wang, Lianzhou, Martin, Darren and Amiralian, Nasim. 2017. "Reinforcement of natural rubber latex using lignocellulosic nanofibers isolated from spinifex grass." Nanoscale. 9 (27), pp. 9510-9519. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7nr02632c

Spinifex nanocellulose derived hard carbon anodes for high-performance sodium-ion batteries

Gaddam, Rohit Ranganathan., Jiang, Edward, Amiralian, Nasim, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Martin, Darren J., Nanjundan, Nanjundan and Zhao, X. S.. 2017. "Spinifex nanocellulose derived hard carbon anodes for high-performance sodium-ion batteries." Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 1 (5), pp. 1090-1097. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7se00169j

High aspect ratio nanocellulose from an extremophile spinifex grass by controlled acid hydrolysis

Amiralian, Nasim, Annamalai, . Pratheep K., Garvey, Christopher J., Jiang, Edward, Memmott, Paul and Martin, Darren J.. 2017. "High aspect ratio nanocellulose from an extremophile spinifex grass by controlled acid hydrolysis." Cellulose. 24 (9), pp. 3753-3766. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-017-1379-6

Dip-and-Drag Lateral Force Spectroscopy for Measuring Adhesive Forces between Nanofibers

Dolan, Grace K., Yakubov, Gleb E., Greene, George W., Amiralian, NasimNasim, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Martin, Darren J. and Stokes, Jason R.. 2016. "Dip-and-Drag Lateral Force Spectroscopy for Measuring Adhesive Forces between Nanofibers." Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids. 32 (50), pp. 13340-13348. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03467

Understanding the Ageing Aspects of Natural Ester Based Insulation liquid in Power Transformer

Badana, Kapila, Ekanayake, Chandima, Saha, Tapan Kumar and Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar. 2016. "Understanding the Ageing Aspects of Natural Ester Based Insulation liquid in Power Transformer." IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 23 (1), pp. 246-257. https://doi.org/10.1109/Tdei.2015.004744

Scalable processing of thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites toughened with nanocellulose

Amin, Khairatun Najwa Mohd, Amiralian, Nasim, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Edwards, Grant, Chaleat, Celine and Martin, Darren J.. 2016. "Scalable processing of thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites toughened with nanocellulose." Chemical Engineering Journal. 302, pp. 406-416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2016.05.067

Polymers from Biomass: Characterization, Modification, Degradation, and Applications

Adsul, Mukund, Tuli, Deepak K., Annamalai, Pratheep K., Depan, Dilip and Shankar, Shiv. 2016. "Polymers from Biomass: Characterization, Modification, Degradation, and Applications." International Journal of Polymer Science. 2016. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/1857297

A systematic study substituting polyether polyol with palm kernel oil based polyester polyol in rigid polyurethane foam

Septevani, Athanasia A., Evans, David A.C., Chaleat, Celine, Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2015. "A systematic study substituting polyether polyol with palm kernel oil based polyester polyol in rigid polyurethane foam." Industrial Crops and Products. 66, pp. 16-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.11.053

Production of cellulose nanocrystals via a scalable mechanical method

Amin, Khairatun Najwa Mohd, Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar, Morrow, Isabel Catherine and Martin, Darren. 2015. "Production of cellulose nanocrystals via a scalable mechanical method." RSC Advances: an international journal to further the chemical sciences. 5 (70), pp. 57133-57140. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ra06862b

Easily deconstructed, high aspect ratio cellulose nanofibres from Triodia pungens; an abundant grass of Australia's arid zone

Amiralian, Nasim, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Memmott, Paul, Taran, Elena, Schmidt, Susanne and Martin, Darren J.. 2015. "Easily deconstructed, high aspect ratio cellulose nanofibres from Triodia pungens; an abundant grass of Australia's arid zone." RSC Advances: an international journal to further the chemical sciences. 5 (41), pp. 32124-32132. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ra02936h

Isolation of cellulose nanofibrils from Triodia pungens via different mechanical methods

Amiralian, Nasim, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Memmott, Paul and Martin, Darren. J.. 2015. "Isolation of cellulose nanofibrils from Triodia pungens via different mechanical methods ." Cellulose. 22 (4), pp. 2483-2498. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-015-0688-x

Erratum to “Optimization of resin extraction from an Australian arid grass ‘Triodia pungens’ and its preliminary evaluation as an anti-termite timber coating” [Ind. Crops Prod. 59 (2014) 241–247]

Amiralian, Nasim, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Fitzgerald, Chris, Memmott, Paul and Martin, Darren J.. 2015. "Erratum to “Optimization of resin extraction from an Australian arid grass ‘Triodia pungens’ and its preliminary evaluation as an anti-termite timber coating” [Ind. Crops Prod. 59 (2014) 241–247]." Industrial Crops and Products. 67, pp. 512-512. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.12.037

Stability of chitosan/montmorillonite nanohybrid towards enzymatic degradation on grafting with poly(lactic acid)

Depan, D., Annamalai, A. Pratheep, Singh, R. P. and Misra, R. D. K.. 2014. "Stability of chitosan/montmorillonite nanohybrid towards enzymatic degradation on grafting with poly(lactic acid)." Materials Science and Technology. 30 (5), pp. 587-592. https://doi.org/10.1179/1743284713y.0000000501

Can clay nanoparticles accelerate environmental biodegradation of polyolefins?

Annamalai, P. K. and Martin, D. J.. 2014. "Can clay nanoparticles accelerate environmental biodegradation of polyolefins?" Materials Science and Technology. 30 (5), pp. 593-602. https://doi.org/10.1179/1743284713y.0000000498

Water-Responsive Mechanically Adaptive Nanocomposites Based on Styrene–Butadiene Rubber and Cellulose Nanocrystals—Processing Matters

Annamalai, Pratheep K., Dagnon, Koffi L., Monemian, Seyedali, Foster, E. Johan, Rowan, Stuart J. and Weder, Christoph. 2014. "Water-Responsive Mechanically Adaptive Nanocomposites Based on Styrene–Butadiene Rubber and Cellulose Nanocrystals—Processing Matters ." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 6 (2), pp. 967-76. https://doi.org/10.1021/am404382x

Studies on the feasibility of recycled polystyrene doped with NLO active meta-Nitroaniline for optoelectronics applications

Sureshkumar, M.S., Goyal, R.L., Negi, Y.s., Pratheepkumar, A., Reddy, K. Raghunatha, Singh, R.P., Dadge, J.W. and Aiyer, R.C.. 2011. "Studies on the feasibility of recycled polystyrene doped with NLO active meta-Nitroaniline for optoelectronics applications ." Polymers for Advanced Technologies. 22 (12), pp. 1865-1871. https://doi.org/10.1002/pat.1685

Bioinspired Mechanically Adaptive Polymer Nanocomposites with Water-Activated Shape-Memory Effect

Mendez, Julie, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Eichhorn, Stephen J., Rusli, Rafeadah, Rowan, Stuart J., Foste, E. Johan and Weder, Christoph. 2011. "Bioinspired Mechanically Adaptive Polymer Nanocomposites with Water-Activated Shape-Memory Effect." Macromolecules. 44 (17), pp. 6827-6835. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma201502k

Commercial aspects associated with bio-nanocomposites

Lonkar, Sunil P., Kumar, A. Pratheep and Singh, R. P.. 2011. "Commercial aspects associated with bio-nanocomposites." Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives. United Kingdom. Oxford University Press. pp. 400-420

Kinetics of mass transfer during vapour-induced phase separation (VIPS) process and its influence on poly-(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF)membrane structure and surface morphology

Annamalai, Pratheep Kumar, Pochat-Bohatier, Celine, Bouyer, Denis, Li, Chia-Ling, Deratani, André and Wang, Da-Ming. 2011. "Kinetics of mass transfer during vapour-induced phase separation (VIPS) process and its influence on poly-(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF)membrane structure and surface morphology ." Desalination and Water Treatment. 34 (1-3), pp. 204-210. https://doi.org/10.5004/dwt.2011.2809

Nanoscale particles for polymer degradation and stabilization—Trends and future perspectives

Annamalai, Annamalai Pratheep, Depan, Dilip, Tomer, Namrata Singh and Singh, Raj Pal. 2009. "Nanoscale particles for polymer degradation and stabilization—Trends and future perspectives ." Progress in Polymer Science. 34 (6), pp. 479-515. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2009.01.002

Cell proliferation and controlled drug release studies of nanohybrids based on chitosan-g-lactic acid and montmorillonite

Depan, Dilip, Annamalai, Annamalai Pratheep and Singh, Raj Pal. 2009. "Cell proliferation and controlled drug release studies of nanohybrids based on chitosan-g-lactic acid and montmorillonite." Acta Biomaterialia. 5 (1), pp. 93-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2008.08.007

Single Step Synthesis and Properties of M/MFe2O4 and PVDF/M/MFe2O4 (M = Co, Ni) Magnetic Nanocomposites

Deka, Sasanka, Joy, P. A. and Annamalai, A. Pratheep. 2009. "Single Step Synthesis and Properties of M/MFe2O4 and PVDF/M/MFe2O4 (M = Co, Ni) Magnetic Nanocomposites ." Science of Advanced Materials. 1 (3), pp. 262-268. https://doi.org/10.1166/sam.2009.1053

Effect of γ-dose rate on crystallinity and morphological changes of γ-sterilized biomedical polypropylene

Alariqi, Sameh A.S., Annamalai, A. Pratheep, Rao, B.S.M. and Singh, R.P.. 2009. "Effect of γ-dose rate on crystallinity and morphological changes of γ-sterilized biomedical polypropylene." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 94 (2), pp. 272-277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2008.10.027

Biocomposites of cellulose reinforced starch: improvement of properties by photo-induced crosslinking

Kumar, Annamalai Pratheep and Singh, Raj Pal. 2008. "Biocomposites of cellulose reinforced starch: improvement of properties by photo-induced crosslinking." Bioresource Technology. 99 (18), pp. 8803-8809. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2008.04.045

Novel hybrid of clay, cellulose, and thermoplastics. I. Preparation and characterization of composites of ethylene–propylene copolymer

Kumar, Annamalai Pratheep and Singh, Raj Pal. 2007. "Novel hybrid of clay, cellulose, and thermoplastics. I. Preparation and characterization of composites of ethylene–propylene copolymer." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 104 (4), pp. 2672-2682. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.25659

Photo-stabilization of EPDM-clay nanocomposites: effect of antioxidant on the preparation and durability

Lonkar, Sunil P., Annamalai, A. Pratheep and Singh, Raj Pal. 2007. "Photo-stabilization of EPDM-clay nanocomposites: effect of antioxidant on the preparation and durability." Polymers for Advanced Technologies. 18 (11), pp. 891-900. https://doi.org/10.1002/pat.925

Stabilization of γ-sterilized biomedical polyolefins by synergistic mixtures of oligomeric stabilizers. Part II. Polypropylene matrix

Alariqi, Sameh A.S., Kumar, A. Pratheep, Rao, B.S.M. Rao and Singh, R.P.. 2007. "Stabilization of γ-sterilized biomedical polyolefins by synergistic mixtures of oligomeric stabilizers. Part II. Polypropylene matrix ." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 92 (2), pp. 299-309. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2006.10.010

Photo-/Bio-degradability of Agro Waste and Ethylene–Propylene Copolymers Composites Under Abiotic and Biotic Environments

Kumar, A. Pratheep, Pandey, Jitendra K., Kumar, Bijendra and Singh, R. P.. 2006. "Photo-/Bio-degradability of Agro Waste and Ethylene–Propylene Copolymers Composites Under Abiotic and Biotic Environments." Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 14 (2), pp. 203-212. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-006-0012-9

Preparation and characterization of novel hybrid of chitosan-g-lactic acid and montmorillonite

Depan, Dilip, Annamalai, Annamalai Pratheep and Singh, Raj Pal. 2006. "Preparation and characterization of novel hybrid of chitosan-g-lactic acid and montmorillonite." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 78 (2), pp. 372-82. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.30738

Stabilization of γ-sterilized biomedical polyolefins by synergistic mixtures of oligomeric stabilizers

Alariqi, Sameh. A.S., Annamalai, A. Pratheep, Rao, B.S.M., Tevtia, Amit K. and Singh, R.P.. 2006. "Stabilization of γ-sterilized biomedical polyolefins by synergistic mixtures of oligomeric stabilizers ." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 91 (10), pp. 2451-2464. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2006.03.010

Biodegradation of γ-sterilised biomedical polyolefins under composting and fungal culture environments

Alariqi, Sameh A.S., Kumar, A. Pratheep, Rao, B.S.M. and Singh, R.P.. 2006. "Biodegradation of γ-sterilised biomedical polyolefins under composting and fungal culture environments." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 91 (5), pp. 1105-1116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2005.07.004

An overview on the degradability of polymer nanocomposites

Pandey, Jitendra K., Reddy, K. Raghunatha, Kumar, A. Pratheep and Singh, R.P.. 2005. "An overview on the degradability of polymer nanocomposites." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 88 (2), pp. 234-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2004.09.013

Recent Advances in Biodegradable Nanocomposites

Pandey, Jitendra K., Kumar, A. Pratheep, Misra, Manjusri, Mohanty, Amar K., Drzal, Lawrence T. and Singh, Raj. 2005. "Recent Advances in Biodegradable Nanocomposites ." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 5 (4), pp. 497-526. https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2005.111

Degradability of composites, prepared from ethylene–propylene copolymer and jute fiber under accelerated aging and biotic environments

Annamalai, Annamalai Pratheep, Singh, Raj Pal and Sarwade, Bhimrao D.. 2005. "Degradability of composites, prepared from ethylene–propylene copolymer and jute fiber under accelerated aging and biotic environments." Materials Chemistry and Physics. 92 (2-3), pp. 458-469. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2005.01.027

Synthesis, characterization, and performance evaluation of novel stabilized TDI-based polyurethane coatings under accelerated weathering

Kumar, A. Pratheep, Reddy, K. Raghunatha, Rana, Sravendra, Lonkar, Sunil P., Raut, K.G. and Singh, Raj Pal. 2005. "Synthesis, characterization, and performance evaluation of novel stabilized TDI-based polyurethane coatings under accelerated weathering." Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. 11 (1), pp. 13-20. https://doi.org/10.1002/vnl.20032

Biodegradation of packaging materials: Composting of polyolefins

Pandey, Jitendra K., Kumar, A. Pratheep and Singh, R.P.. 2003. "Biodegradation of packaging materials: Composting of polyolefins." Macromolecular Symposia. 197 (1), pp. 411-420. https://doi.org/10.1002/masy.200350735

Achieving ultra-tear resistant high-performance natural rubber nanocomposite via bio-inspired lignocellulosic compatibilization

Hosseinmardi, Alireza, Amiralian, Nasim, Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2024. "Achieving ultra-tear resistant high-performance natural rubber nanocomposite via bio-inspired lignocellulosic compatibilization." Industrial Crops and Products. 207 (Part 1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2023.117729

Dispersion engineering of cellulose nanofibres in polyols: for controlled microstructure of high-performance polyurethane foam

Haridevan, Hima, Evans, David A. C., Martin, Darren J. and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2024. "Dispersion engineering of cellulose nanofibres in polyols: for controlled microstructure of high-performance polyurethane foam." Materials Advances. 5 (4), pp. 1540-1551. https://doi.org/10.1039/d3ma00865g

Tuning the microstructure of polyurethane foam using nanocellulose for improved thermal insulation properties through an efficient dispersion methodology

Septevani, Athanasia A., Evans, David A.C., Martin, Darren J., Song, Pingan and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2023. "Tuning the microstructure of polyurethane foam using nanocellulose for improved thermal insulation properties through an efficient dispersion methodology." Polymer Composites. 44 (12), pp. 8857-8869. https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.27743

Molecularly Engineered Lignin-Derived Additives Enable Fire-Retardant, UV-Shielding, and Mechanically Strong Polylactide Biocomposites

Yang, Haitang, Shi, Bingbing, Xue, Yijiao, Ma, Zhewen, Liu, Lina, Liu, Lei, Yu, Youming, Zhang, Zhanying, Annamalai, Pratheep K. and Song, Pingan. 2021. "Molecularly Engineered Lignin-Derived Additives Enable Fire-Retardant, UV-Shielding, and Mechanically Strong Polylactide Biocomposites." Biomacromolecules. 22 (4), pp. 1432-1444. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.0c01656

Potassium-Ion Storage in Cellulose-Derived Hard Carbon: The Role of Functional Groups

Nanjundan, Ashok, Gaddam, Rohit Ranganathan, Niaei, Amir H. Farokh, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Dubal, Deepak P., Martin, Darren James, Yamauchi, Yusuke, Searles, Debra J. and Zhao, Xiu Song. 2020. "Potassium-Ion Storage in Cellulose-Derived Hard Carbon: The Role of Functional Groups." Batteries & Supercaps. 3 (9), pp. 953-960. https://doi.org/10.1002/batt.202000116

Nanocellulose-based carbon as electrode materials for sodium-ion batteries

Ramanujam, B.T.S., Nanjundan, Ashok Kumar and Annamalai, Pratheep K.. 2020. "Nanocellulose-based carbon as electrode materials for sodium-ion batteries." Thoma, Sabu and Pottathara, Yasir Beeran (ed.) Nanocellulose Based Composites for Electronics. United Kingdom. Elsevier. pp. 295-312

Optimisation of resin extraction from an Australian arid grass ‘Triodia pungens’ and its preliminary evaluation as an anti-termite timber coating

Amiralian, Nasim, Annamalai, Pratheep K., Fitzgerald, Chris, Memmott, Paul and Martin, Darren J.. 2014. "Optimisation of resin extraction from an Australian arid grass ‘Triodia pungens’ and its preliminary evaluation as an anti-termite timber coating." Industrial Crops and Products. 59, pp. 241-247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.04.045