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Rajkumar Patel

Assistant Professor, Energy and Environmental Science and Engineering

Email: rajkumar@yonsei.ac.kr
Tel: 032-749-3818
Office: Veritas B 406


Previous positions:

  • Research Professor, University of Seoul
  • Assistant Professor, Dongguk University
  • Research Professor, Yonsei University
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Yonsei University
  • PhD, University of Pune


Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Pune
M.E. in Polymer, University of Delhi
M.S. in Organic Chemistry, University of Delhi
B.S. in Chemistry, Utkal University

Courses and Current Research Areas

(1)   General Chemistry

(2)   Physical Chemistry

(3)   Thermodynamics

(4)   Nano-Energy Technology

(5)   Separation membrane

(6)   Energy generation and storage

(7)   Organic thermoelectric materials

(8)   Biomaterials

Selected Publications


[1] Lee Yu Kyung, Patel Rajkumar, "Two Dimensional (2D) Nanomaterials based Composite Membrane for Desalination", Membrane Journal 30 (2020) 111-123.

[2] Kim Soomin, Patel Rajkumar, "Nanocomposite Water Treatment Membranes: Antifouling Prospective", Membrane Journal 30 (2020) 158-172.

[3] Park Shinyoung, Patel Rajkumar, "Recent Progress in Qantum Dots Containing Thin Film Composite Membrane for Water Purification", Membrane Journal 30 (2020) 293-306.

[4] Oh Seok Hyeon, Patel Rajkumar, "Progress in Composite Polymer Membrane for Application as Separator in Lithium Ion Battery", Membrane Journal 30 (2020) 228-241.

[5] Rajkumar Patel, Madhumita Patel, Jung Suk Sung, Jong Hak Kim, "Preparation and characterization of bioinert amphiphilic P(VDF-co-CTFE)-g-POEM graft copolymer", Polymer-Plastics Technology and Materials 59 (2020) 1077-1087.

[6] Youngeun Na, Jungun Lee, Song Hee Lee, Pawan Kumar, Jong Hak Kim, Rajkumar Patel, "Removal of heavy metals by polysaccharide: a review", Polymer-Plastics Technology and Materials 59 (2020) 1770-1790.

[7] Pawan Kumar, Madhumita Patel, Chanho Park, Hyowon Han, Beomjin Jeong, Hansol Kang, Rajkumar Patel, Won-Gun Koh, Cheolmin Park, "Highly luminescent biocompatible CsPbBr3@SiO2 core–shell nanoprobes for bioimaging and drug delivery", Journal of Materials Chemistry B 8 (2020) 10337-10345.

[8] Park Jung Hyeok, Patel Rajkumar, "Ionic Liquid based Carbon Dioxide Separation Membrane", Membrane Journal 30 (2020) 149-157.

[9] Yuju Jun, Hyunyoung Oh, Rajshekhar Karpoormath, Amitah Jha, Rajkumar Patel, "Role of microsphere as drug carrier for osteogenic differentiation", International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials (2020) 1-10.

[10] Kim Ji Min, Patel Rajkumar, "Review on Proton Exchange Membranes for Microbial Fuel Cell Application", Membrane Journal 30 (2020) 213-227.

[11] Oh Hyunyoung, Patel Rajkumar, "Recent Development in Metal Oxides for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage", Membrane Journal 30 (2020) 97-110.

[12] Lee Bo Woo, Lee Sunwoo, Patel Rajkumar, "Effect of Antifouling Composite Membrane on Membrane Bioreactor: A Review", Membrane Journal 30 (2020) 1-8.


[13] Lee Soomin, Park Yeji, Lee Jae Hun, Patel Rajkumar, "Visible Light-based Photocatalytic Degradation by Transition Metal Oxide", Membrane Journal 29 (2019) 299-307.

[14] Rajkumar Patel, Mallesh Santhosh, Jatis Kumar Dash, Rajshekhar Karpoormath, Amitabh Jha, Jeonghun Kwak, Madhumita Patel, Jong Hak Kim, "Ile-Lys-Val-ala-Val (IKVAV) peptide for neuronal tissue engineering", Polym. Adv. Technol. 30 (2019) 4-12.

[15] Lee Jae Hun, Patel Rajkumar, "Poly(ether block amide) (PEBA) Based Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Separation", Membrane Journal 29 (2019) 1-10.

[16] Lee Jae Hun, Patel Rajkumar, "Preparation of Spherical TiO2 Nanoparticles Using Amphiphilic PCZ-r-PEG Random Copolymer Template Membrane", Membrane Journal 29 (2019) 183-189.

[17] Oh Hyunyoung, Lee Jae Hun, Patel Rajkumar, "Removal of Heavy Metal Ions from Wastewater by Polyacrylonitrile based Fibers: A Review", Membrane Journal 29 (2019) 123-129.



[18] Jaeyun Kim, Rajkumar Patel, Byung Jun Jung, Jeonghun Kwak, "Simultaneous improvement of performance and stability in PEDOT:PSS–sorbitol composite based flexible thermoelectric modules by novel design and fabrication process", Macromol. Res. 26 (2018) 61-65.


[19] Patel Rajkumar, Park Jung Tae, Park Min Su, Kim Jong Hak, "Synthesis, Morphology and Permeation Properties of poly(dimethyl siloxane)-poly(1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone) Comb Copolymer", Membrane Journal 27 (2017) 499-505.

[20] Rajkumar Patel, Madhumita Patel, Jeonghun Kwak, Arun Kumar Iyer, Rajshekhar Karpoormath, Shrojal Desai, Vimal Rarh, "Polymeric microspheres: a delivery system for osteogenic differentiation", Polym. Adv. Technol. 28 (2017) 1595-1609.

[21] Rajkumar Patel, Jung Tae Park, Madhumita Patel, Jatis Kumar Dash, E. Bhoje Gowd, Rajshekhar Karpoormath, Amaresh Mishra, Jeonghun Kwak, Jong Hak Kim, "Transition-metal-based layered double hydroxides tailored for energy conversion and storage", J. Mater. Chem. A 6 (2017) 12-29.

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