Mr. Vinu V Dev

Research Scholar, Hydrological Processes (HyP)

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M.Sc. : 2010, Chemistry and Specialization in Organic Chemistry Sree Narayana College, Kollam
B.Sc. : 2008, Chemistry and Vocational Subject Industrial Chemistry Sree Narayana College, Chathannoor

Research Interest:

Synthesis and characterization of various novel natural polymers based materials such as Chitosan derivatives, ceramics materials, organoclays for environmental pollution management strategies, Development of new methods and strategies in routine instrumental analysis such as GC-MS and LC-MS. Adsorption kinetics and thermodynamics, Removal of Heavy metals and micronutrients, Solid-liquid interfacial Chemistry, Colloid Chemistry.

Achievements & Awards:

  1. GATE 2012 Qualified (Rank 495)
  2. 1st Rank in BSc Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry Exam conducted by Kerala University in 2008.
  3. Junior Research Fellow(JRF) 2014, University of Kerala


  1. K. Anoop Krishnan, Vinu V. Dev, K.G. Sreejalekshmi, V. Vimexen (2016); “Evaluation of adsorption properties of sulphurised activated carbon for the effective and economically viable removal of Zn(II) from aqueous solutions” Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Volume 124, Feb 2016, Pages 418–425
  2. K. Anoop Krishnan, Vinu V. Dev, K.G Sreeja lekshmi, Sibin Antony; “Removal of Cu(II) from aqueous phase using tailor made sulphur impregnated activated carbon inspired by Claus Process” Desalination and Water treatment, May 2017 (Accepted Manuscript).
  3. K.Anoop Krishnan, Vinu V Dev, S.L Sruthy, S.Arya “hydrochemical and biological candidature of ground water sources at Kadakkavoor grama panchayath, Trivandrum, South India: Quality as well as modeling aspects”: Journal of the academy of chemistry teachers, Volume 2(1), June 2016, Pages 24-27.

Conference Proceedings:

  1. K. Anoop Krishnan,Vinu.V. Dev, Seema S Nair “Comparative Study of Adsorption of Malachite Green Using China Clay and Cassava Starch as Adsorbents” National Symposium on ITCER-2017 (The innovative Trends in Chemical Education and Research: Hurdles and Successive Progress) March 2017, Pages 12-15, ISBN: 978-93-5268-268-3.
  2. K.AnoopKrishnan ,Vinu.V. Dev, Gayathry Baburaj “ A comparative study of the adsorptive removal of heavy metal ions from aqeousphase using Glycidyl Mathacrylate(GMA) graft copolymerised Chitosan” Natural Resources Management for Horticultural Crops under Changing Climatic Conditions (NRMHCCC), March 2017,pages 34-42.
  3. K.Anoop Krishnan, Vinu V Dev, Seema K Nair, M. Ratheesh Kumar, S Arya “ Adsorption properties of Cassava Starch in removing malachite green from aqueous phase: Solar photochemistry fundamentals and application, January 2016, Pages 12-23.
  4. Vinu V Dev, K. Anoop Krishnan, Faisal A K, Arya S; “Aqueous nutrient flux and sediment heavy metal contamination in cochin backwaters: A systematic special pattern study on monthly basis”, (REACS-2015) ISBN: 978-81-930193-0-6
  5. Vinu V Dev, K. Anoop Krishnan, Nisha M Nair, Faisal A K, ‘’ Preparation, Characterization, and Application of egg shell based hydroxyapatite for the removal of Cu, Co and Ni from aqueous phase’’ (FPAM- 2014).