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Dr. Pandurangan

Assistant Professor, Department of Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, Coimbatore

Qualification: MSc, Ph.D
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Research Interest: Organic/Natural Product/Polymer Chemistry


Dr. N. Pandurangan has a doctorate in Synthetic and Natural Product Chemistry from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India. He specializes in various fields of organic/natural product and medicinal chemistry.

He was an Institute Post-doctoral Fellow at the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad, Kerala, India. During his post-doctoral stay (2018-2021), he was instrumental in setting up laboratory for the development of sequence-defined polymers and their applications in bio-medical and material sciences.

Dr. N. Pandurangan bridges academic experience with expertise in industry. He had industrial experience of three years (2006-2009) during which he worked on production of speciality chemicals for rubber products development.

He was also involved in the DBT project (2009-2011) for phytochemical characterization of Seabuckthorn plant under the guidance of Prof.Asoke Banerji at School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, which led him to getting awarded the CSIR-SRF from Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in 2014.

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  1. Journal of molecular structure
  2. Letters in organic chemistry
  3. Medicinal chemistry research
  4. Current Bioactive compounds
  5. Results in Chemistry
  • Awarded Senior Research Fellowship in 2014 by Council of Science and Industrial Research (CSIR), Delhi, India.
Papers Presented in Seminars/Conferences
  • Best oral presentation award for the title entitled “First regio-specific synthesis of pachypodol from onion peel waste; Discovery of non-zinc binding inhibitor of MMP-2” in National Conference on Recent Advances in “Drug Design using Computational Chemistry Tools-Case Studies” 4-5th November-2016 at JSS College, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India.
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