Dr. K. M. Sreedhar joined Amrita’s Department of Chemistry in 2004. He received his Ph. D. in Chemistry from Mahatma Gandhi University; his dissertation was on Polymeric Reagents Based on the Cross-Linked Copolymers of N-Vinylpyrrolidone and 4-Vinylpyridine.

Dr. Sreedhar is currently advisor to five Ph. D. candidates. He has guided numerous projects at the M. Sc. level as well. He has published internationally in the areas relating to his work.

His areas of interest include synthesis and characterization of organic polymers used as supports in solid-phase organic synthesis and reactions, polymer-supported organic synthesis and reactions, polymer-supported reagents, catalysts, polymer-supported peptide synthesis, synthesis and characterization of antibacterial peptides.

Dr. Sreedhar has an M. Sc. in Applied Chemistry from the Gandhigram Rural Institute of Central University. He is also interested in the fields of Waste Water Treatment, Conducting Polymers and Computational Chemistry.


Publication Type: Conference Paper
Year of Publication Publication Type Title
2015 Conference Paper B. Pa Nair, Manojkumar, T. Kb, K.M.c Sreedhar, Mohamed, A. Va, and Hukuman, Za, “Pyranone Benzene complexes as potential nano-flippers: A DFT study”, in 2015 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2015, 2015, pp. 335-338.[Abstract]

Computational studies were carried out on Pyranone Benzene clusters at different charged states using density functional theory. The relative orientation of the two molecules depends on the charged state of the complex and this property can be utilized in designing nano-mechanical devices such as flippers or switches. © 2015 IEEE.

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