Arun Mohan Isloor



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Professional Experience: 

Total 13 years and at NITK 6.6 years

Contact Details


isloor [at]


+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3206


+91 9448523990
Academic Background

• Ph.D. ( Mangalore University) 2002
• M.Sc. ( Mangalore University) 1998
• B.Sc. ( Karnatak University) 1996

Areas of Interest

• Membrane technology
• Medicinal Chemistry
• Nanomaterials
• Organic synthesis
• Organic electronics

Significant Projects

• Membrane technology
• Organic electronics

Supervision of Ph.D

• Awarded: 06
• Ongoing: 07

Significant Publications

1. Seema S Shenvi, Arun M. Isloor* and A.F. Ismail, Enhanced permeation performance of Cellulose Acetate UF membranes by incorporation of sulfonated poly ether ether sulfone (SPEES) and poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride) (PSMA), Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (An ACS journal), Accepted
August 8, 2014, DOI: 10.1021/ie502310e.
2. Valeen Rashmi Pereira, Arun M Isloor*, Udaya Bhat K and A.F. Ismail, Preparation and antifouling properties of PVDF Ultrafiltration membranes with Polyaniline (PANI) nanofibers and Hydrolysed PSMA (H-PSMA) as additives, Desalination (Accepted, August 2014).
3. B. Garudachari, Arun M. Isloor,* M. N. Satyanaraya, K. Ananda and Hoong-Kun Fun, Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial
studies of some new trifluoromethyl quinoline-3-carbohydrazide and 1,3,4-oxadiazoles, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 30864.
4. B. Garudachari, Arun M. Isloor,* M.N. Satyanarayana, Hoong-Kun Fun and
Gurumurthy Hegde, Click chemistry approach: Regioselective one-pot synthesis of some new 8-trifluoromethylquinoline based 1,2,3-triazoles as potent antimicrobial agents, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 74 (2014) 324e332.

5. Hidayath Ulla, B. Garudachari, M.N. Satyanarayan, G. Umesh and A.M. Isloor, Blue organic light emitting materials: Synthesis and characterization
of novel 1,8-naphthalimide derivatives, Optical Materials 36 (2014) 704–711.


• Best Reviewer award from ‘European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry’, ( For the year 2013).
• Best Reviewer award from ‘Desalination’ (for the year 2012).
• Best Research paper award from Vision group on Science Technology, Government of Karnataka (during 2012).
• BRNS Young Scientist award (during 2009).
• Published more than 100 research papers in Acta Crystallographica (Section e) International journal.
• Received prestigious ‘Technion’ Postdoctotral fellowship from Technion Israel Institute of Technology (during 2005-2007)

• Management Secretary of NITK English medium school, 2013 to till date
• Served as one of ‘Active warden’ of NITK hostels (2008 till 2014).
• Faculty advisor of ISTE student’s chapter at NITK (2009 till 2011).
• Faculty advisor of ‘Management forum’of NITK (2012 till date).


Contact us

Denthaje Krishna Bhat , Professor and Head
Department of Chemistry, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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