Dr. Gunasunderi Raju

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Dr. Gunasunderi Raju
Telefon  : 04-6535949
Faks      : 04-6576000
Emel     :rgunasunderi@usm.my
Synthesis and Modification of Natural Rubber and Natural Rubber Derivatives, Natural Fibers and Natural Rubber Based Biocomposites, Drug Delivery in Rubber Based Product
 

Profile

Academic Qualification:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Polymer Chemistry (2014), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Masters Degree in Science, Polymer Chemistry,  (2006), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons),  Chemistry (2003), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Research

Key Research Area:

  • Synthesis and Modification of Natural Rubber and Natural Rubber Derivatives
  • Natural Fibers and Natural Rubber Based Biocomposites
  • Drug Delivery in Rubber Based Product

Publication

Journals:

  1. Acid-Induced Reaction of ENR50 with Chitosan for the Preparation of Biocomposites Comprising Chitosan-grafted-ENR - eXPRESS Polymer Letters Vol.8, No.2 (2014) 85–94 - M. R. H. Mas-Haris1, Gunasunderi Raju
  2. Effect of Chitosan Loading on the Mechanical Properties, Water Uptake and Toluene Absorbency of High and Low Molecular Weight ENR50 - Journal of Rubber Research JRR 16 (2) 2013 - Gunasunderi Raju, Mas Rosemal Hakim Mas Haris, A.R. Azura, A. Baharin and N. Kartini
  3. Properties of kenaf fibre reinforced natural rubber composites - Journal of Rubber Research 11 (4), 2008 pp. 187-195 - Gunasunderi Raju, Ma’zam Md Said, Md Aris Ahmad
  4. Enhancement of PVC/ENR Blend Properties by Poly(Methyl Acrylate) Grafted Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Fiber . Journal of Applied Polymer Science- Vol 110, (368-375)-2008 - Gunasunderi Raju, Chantara Thevy Ratnam , Nor Azowa Ibrahim, Mohammad Zaki Ab. Rahman, Wan Md Zin Wan Yunus
  5. Characterization of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (OPEFB) Fiber Reinforced PVC/ENR Blend. Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 42, No. 20, 2195-2204 (2008) - Chantara Thevy Ratnam, Gunasunderi Raju, Nor Azowa Ibrahim, Mohammad Zaki Ab Rahman, Wan Md Zin Wan Yunus
  6. Graft Copolymerization of Methyl Acrylate Onto Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (OPEFB) Fiber. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, Volume 46, Issue 10 October 2007 , pages 949 - 955 Gunasunderi Raju, Chantara Thevy Ratnam , Nor Azowa Ibrahim, Mohammad Zaki Ab. Rahman, Wan Md Zin Wan Yunus
  7. Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (OPEFB) Fiber Reinforced PVC/ENR Blend-Electron beam Irradiation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms Volume 265, Issue 2, December 2007, Pages 510-514 - Chantara Thevy Ratnam , Gunasunderi Raju, W.M.Z.W. Yunus

Other Publication:

  1. Reduction of Viscosity of Natural rubber latices by Depolymerization
    Malaysian Rubber Technol. Development., Vol. 9 (1) (2009), - Gunasunderi Raju, Ma’zam Said
  2. Literature review - Polydiene, its derivatives and blend. Internal Report BTK/ UKEB/10-2007 Gunasunderi Raju
  3. Latex property & quality project. Internal Report BTK/ UKEB/13-2007 Gunasunderi Raju
  4. Kenaf fiber – Polypropylene/EPDM composite. Internal Report BTK/ UKEB/6-2007 - Gunasunderi Raju
  5. Kenaf Fibre - PP/EPDM Composite
    Malaysian Rubber Technology Development, Vol. 7 (1) (2007) - Gunasunderi Raju, Md. Aris

Teaching

  • JIK 101 - General Chemistry 1 (Academic Year 2015/2016)
  • JIK 225 – Inorganic Chemistry 1 (Academic Year 2015/2016)
  • JIK 310 - Physical Chemistry 2 (Academic Year 2015/2016)

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