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Notice - 14th National Undergraduate Mathematics Olympiad 2023 (NUMO-2023) | Graduate Notification: Master of Science in Mathematics, Fall 2022 | Offered Courses for M.S. in Mathematics, Spring 2023 | Class Routine (M. S. Program in Mathematics), Spring 2023 | Academic Calendar - M.S. in Mathematics Program, Spring 2023
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Dr. S. M. Abdul Karim

Designation: Associate Professor


Office Extension: 1820

Room No: 5A01-

Research Interests

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Environmental Science

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Engineering, (Polymer Chemistry (Advanced materials)), Kyoto university
  • Masters in Engineering (MEngg), (Materials Science (Polymer Science)), Toyohashi University of Technology
  • Bachelor in Engineering (BEngg), (Materials Science (Chemistry relevant)), Toyohashi University of Technology

Honors and Achievements

  • Post doctoral fellowship under EMMA Program, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2009
  • JSPS Post doctoral fellowship, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2003


  • Benzyl Substituted Benzotriazole Containing Conjugated Polymers: Effect of Position of the Substituent on Electrochromic Properties, Synth. Met., 2010
  • Polymerization of Vinylacetylene with Transition Metal Catalyst– An Approach to Synthesis of Conjugated Polymer, The AUST Journal of Science & Technology, 2009
  • Conjugated Poly(phenylacetylene) Films Cross-Linked with Electropolymerized Polycarbazole Precursors, Macromolecules, 2006
  • Synthesis, Structure, and Information about Molecular Weight of Thiophene Homopolymers, Copolymers of 2,5-Thienylene, and Their Soluble Nitrates, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn, 2005
  • Synthesis and Properties of Ion-Conducting Poly(anthrylacetylene) Derivatives, Macromolecules, 2003
  • Synthesis and Properties of Polyacetylenes with Salycylideneaniline Groups, J. Polym. Sci., Part A, Polym. Chem., 2002
  • Degradation Behavior of Stereoregular Cis-Transoidal Poly(phenylacetylenes) in Solution, J. Polym. Sci., Part A, Polym. Chem, 2001
  • Synthesis and Properties of Soluble and Widely Conjugated Polyacetylene with Anthryl pendant, J. Polym. Sci., Part A, Polym. Chem, 2000
  • Metathesis Polymerization of 9-(10-hexoxycarbonyl)anthrylacetylene. A Route to a Widely Conjugated Polyacetylene with Excellent Stability and Solubility, Macromolecules, 2000
  • Synthesis of Acetylene-based Widely Conjugated Polymers by Metathesis Polymerization and Polymer Properties, J. Mol. Catal, 2000
  • Synthesis and Properties of Poly(1-naphthylacetylene) and Poly(9-anthrylacetylene), J. Polym. Sci., Part A, Polym. Chem, 1999
  • Synthesis and Properties of Poly(phenylacetylene)s with Pendant Imino Groups, Polym. Bull, 1999
  • Synthesis and Properties of Poly(9-phenanthrylacetylene) and Poly(1-pyrenylacetylene), Proc. Japan Acad, 1999
  • Multichromic Polymers of Benzotriazole Derivatives: Effect of Benzyl Substitution”, B. Yigitsoy, Electrochimia Acta, 0