Honorary Adjunct Professor
Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (CIS), JISIASR Kolkata
Faculty of Industrial Sciences & Technology,
Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Professor Rajan Jose supervises the Nanostructured Renewable Energy Materials Laboratory in the Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) and is the Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Springer Nature journal Materials Circular Economy and Editor-in-Chief of Current Science & Technology. He has served as the Dean of Research of UMP during Feb 2016 – Aug 2019 and a member of various committees of UMP and Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.
He has investigated nanostructured perovskite ceramics for microwave and superconducting electronics during doctoral research at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Trivandrum, India and has received PhD degree in the year 2002.He has contributed to the science and engineering of diverse range of materials. He was employed as a scientist at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (India), AIST (Japan), Toyota Technological Institute (Japan), and the National University of Singapore (Singapore) before joining UMP. He has published over 230 papers in Web of Science (Thomson Reuters) indexed journals which are cited over12800 times with an h-index of 60 according to Google Scholar database. He holds 25patents. He has supervised 6 Postdoctoral, 23 Doctoral, and 10 Master’s researchers. Stanford University places him as one of the top 2% materials scientists in the world.
His current research interests include sustainable materials, textile electronics, circular economy, data science, renewable energydevices; most of his research are on the structure – property relationship in materials for a desired device functionality.