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Ajith M.

Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri

Qualification: MSc
ajithm@am.amrita.edu

Bio

Ajith M. currently serves as Associate Professor at the School of Biotechnology at Amritapuri campus. He received his masters in Applied Microbiology from PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore.He has 25 years of teaching experience and guided more than 50 PG and 150 UG students. He has 2 granted patents and 1 filed. He published 20 research articles.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2019

Draft Genome Sequence of an Escherichia coli Sequence Type 155 Strain Isolated from Sewage in Kerala, India

Cite this Research Publication : Amrita Salim, Babu, P., Mohan, K., Moorthy, M., Raj, D., Thirumeni, S. Kallampill, Suresh, S., Ajith Madhavan, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Chattopadhyay, S., and Dr. Sanjay Pal, “Draft Genome Sequence of an Escherichia coli Sequence Type 155 Strain Isolated from Sewage in Kerala, India”, Microbiology Resource Announcements, vol. 8, 2019

Publisher : Microbiology Resource Announcements

Year : 2018

Quick Screening of Extract from Plant Waste for Control of Specific Pathogens in Wastewater by resazurin Assay

Cite this Research Publication : S. Meppoyilam, Chinchu Bose, Reghu, A. P., K, A., P.J., G., Kuriakose, G., M.J., R., K., V., Ajith Madhavan, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, and Dr. Sanjay Pal, “Quick screening of extract from plant waste for control of specific pathogens in wastewater by resazurin assay”, Pollution Research, vol. 37, pp. 160-165, 2018

Publisher : Pollution Research

Conference Paper

Year : 2018

Sand and Charcoal as Matrices for Immobilization of Phages for Wastewater Treatment

Cite this Research Publication : D. Tharuvana, A. Sundaresh, V. J. Sreelakshmi, A. Das, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Dr. Sanjay Pal, and Ajith Madhavan, “Sand and charcoal as matrices for immobilization of phages for wastewater treatment”, in Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017) , Punjab, India. , 2018.

Publisher : Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017)

Year : 2018

Effect of Compost Derived Lytic Agents Against Enteric Bacteria in Sewage

Cite this Research Publication : V. Amrutha., Prasad Megha, A. Lekshmija, R Anjana, S. Aleena, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Ajith Madhavan, and Dr. Sanjay Pal, “Effect of compost derived lytic agents against enteric bacteria in sewage”, in InnovativeStrategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017), Punjab, India. , 2018.

Publisher : InnovativeStrategies for Sustainable Water Management (ISSWM-2017)

Year : 2017

Pneumatophore Inspired Biomimetic Approach to Design an Energy Neutral Aerator for Application in Composting

Cite this Research Publication : Ajith Madhavan, Sindhu Shetty K., G. Anjana, A. Das, A.S. Athira, H. Hari, K. S. Lekshmi, S. Babu, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, and Dr. Sanjay Pal, “Pneumatophore inspired biomimetic approach to design an energy neutral aerator for application in composting”, in Technical Program Committee of the “2017 IEEE International ( Biennial) Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy”, TAP Energy-2017. , 2017.

Publisher : Technical Program Committee of the “2017 IEEE International ( Biennial) Conference on Technological Advancements in Power and Energy".

Year : 2017

Biological Treatment of Domestic Wastewater by Selected Aquatic Plants

Cite this Research Publication : P. Nagarajan, K. S. Sruthy, V. P. Lal, V. P. Devan, A. Krishna, A. Lakshman, K M Vineetha, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Dr. Sanjay Pal, and Ajith Madhavan, “Biological treatment of domestic wastewater by selected aquatic plants”, in IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power & Energy (TAP Energy 2017). , 2017

Publisher : IEEE International Conference on Technological Advancements in Power Energy

Year : 2016

Optimization of Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) Operated with Waste Water as Substrate

Cite this Research Publication : Ajith Madhavan, Vishnu Nandakumar, Sindhu Shetty K., Dr. Bipin G. Nair, and Dr. Sanjay Pal, “Optimization of microbial fuel cell (MFC) operated with waste water as substrate”, in Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT), International Conference on, Chennai, India, 2016

Publisher : Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT), International Conference on, IEEE, Chennai, India.

Year : 2013

Screening, Production, Purification and Application of Naringenase Elaborated by Aspergillus Species of Section Nilgri

Cite this Research Publication : Ajith Madhavan, S, S., Bos, C., and Pandurangan, N., “Screening, Production, Purification and Application of Naringenase Elaborated by Aspergillus Species of Section Nilgri”, in International Conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kollam, Kerala, India, 2013.

Publisher : International Conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications

Year : 2013

Screening, Production, Purification and Application of Naringenase Elaborated by Aspergillus Species of Section Nigri

Cite this Research Publication : Ajith Madhavan, S, S., Chinchu Bose, and Pandurangan Nanjan, “Screening, Production, Purification and Application of Naringenase Elaborated by Aspergillus Species of Section Nigri”, in International Conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kollam, Kerala, 2013.

Publisher : International Conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications

Patents

Year : 2022

Filteration Assembly for Wastewater Treatment

Cite this Research Publication : Ajith M., Filteration assembly for wastewater treatment (Indian patent; No. 389028)

Publisher : Indian patent; No. 389028

Year : 2022

A Process to Remove Heavy Metals from Industrial Effluents using Biochar

Cite this Research Publication : Ajith M., A process to remove heavy metals from industrial effluents using biochar (Indian patent; No. 353669)

Publisher : (Indian patent; No. 353669)

Year : 2017

Methods and devices for detecting antimicrobial resistant bacteria using bacteriophages

Cite this Research Publication : S. Pal, Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Ajith Madhavan, Pradeesh Babu, Amrita Salim, P., C., Stanely, J., and Babu, S., “Methods and devices for detecting antimicrobial resistant bacteria using bacteriophages”, U.S. Patent 2017410206692018.

Publisher : Application No. 201741020669

Teaching
  • BIO584 / Immunology Lab / 2 Credits / M.Sc. Microbiology & M.Sc. Biotechnology Semester 3

 

Research Area
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Sanitation Biotechnology
  • Green Energy
Projects
  • Re-invent the toilet challenge Gates foundation and BIRAC
  • Re-invent the toilet challenge Gates foundation- the second phase
  • Indo-Canada Impact project BIRAC
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