Qualification: 
MPhil, MSc
Email: 
ts_boopathi@cb.amrita.edu

Boopathi T. S. currently serves as Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Department of Sciences, School of Engineering, Coimbatore Campus. Her areas of research include Natural Products.

Her areas of research include Liquid crystals, Environmental chemistry and Phytochemistry. She has published 3 papers in conference proceedings and journals in Liquid crystals and one paper in Environmental chemistry. She has guided 10 M.phil students and 11 M.Sc projects. She has handled UG –Engineering chemistry theory and lab, M.Tech-Electrochemistry theory, Integrated and M.Sc chemistry theory and lab courses. She has 16 years of teaching experience in Chemistry.

Affiliation(s):

  • Assistant Professor(Sr.Gr)

Qualification

  • 2004: B.Ed
    Sri Sarada college, salem
  • 2003: M.Phil
    Erode Arts college(Autonomous), Erode
  • 2001: M.Sc
    Alamelu Angappan college, Namakkal
  • 1999: B.Sc
    Vellalar college for Women, Erode

Awards, Certificates, Honors and Societies

  • Board of studies member for UG chemistry syllabus, Department of Chemistry, Erode Arts college (Autonomous), Erode.

Research Interest

  • Area of interest
    • Interest 1: Liquid Crystals
    • Interest 2: Environmental Chemistry
    • Interest 3: Phytochemistry
  • Keywords:
    • [1,2,3]-triazole liquid crystals
    • nano metal ions
    • flower extract of Hibiscus vitifolius
  • Research Group
    • Present Team:
      • Dr. Yamuna-Liquid crystals
      • Dr. Asha –Fuel cells

Teaching

  • UG Theory:
    • B.Tech Engineering chemistry
    • Inorganic chemistry
    • Organic chemistry
    • Physical chemistry
  • PG/Ph.D Theory
    • Electrochemistry
    • Organic chemistry
    • Spectroscopy
    • Physical chemistry
  • UG Labs
    • Engineering chemistry lab
    • Inorganic chemistry-Both Qualitative and Quantitative
    • Physical chemistry
  • PG Labs
    • Organic chemistry-Quantitative lab
    • Inorganic chemistry-Quantitative lab

Publications

Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Year of Publication Title

2019

A. R Krishna, T. S. Boopathi, and Senthil, S., “Synthesis and Characterization of Heterocyclic Metallomesogen”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 18. pp. 1670-1677, 2019.[Abstract]


The heterocyclic metallomesogen was derived from nickel (II) complexand Schiff base ligand. The target compound and its ligand were characterized by elemental analysis, FTIR, 1HNMR, 13CNMR spectroscopy and UV-Vis spectroscopy. The spectral details were in accordance with the structure. The low value of molar conductance revealed the non-electrolytic nature of metallomesogen. The cyclic voltammetric studies explained the oxidation state of Ni(III) to Ni(II). Polarized microscopic investigation revealed the presence of Nematic and Smectic texture. Further investigation with DSC measurements confirmed the mesophase formation. It was observed that the difference in clearing temperatureand suppression of mesophaseof complex when compared to ligand was due to lack of flexibility in complex

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2018

T. S. Boopathi and Senthil, S., “Synthesis and characterization of heterocyclic nonlinear mesogen”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 5. Elsevier Ltd, pp. 16172-16180, 2018.[Abstract]


A series of non linear schiffs base based liquid crystalline compounds differing in their alkyl chain in the terminal position of 1,4-disubstituted triazole core unit were synthesized. All the compounds and their intermediates are in accordance with FTIR, 1HNMR and 13CNMR spectroscopy. The thermal property and mesogenic behavior are characterized by HOPM and DSC studies which show that all the compounds exhibit liquid crystalline properties with nematic texture. The increase in terminal chain length aids the lamellar arrangement favoring smectic phase. © 2017 Elsevier Ltd.

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Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title

2017

T. S. Boopathi, “Click Reaction Assisted Synthesis of Heterocyclic Liquid Crystals and its Characterization ”, Rasayan J. Chem, vol. 10, pp. 136 - 148, 2017.[Abstract]


The synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-[1,2,3]-triazoles involving the addition of aryl azide to terminal acetylenes andethyl acetoacetate are employed in the preparation of a series of non-linear mesogens having ester and imine as linking units. The structures of final compounds and their intermediates are characterized by FTIR, 1HNMR and 13CNMR spectroscopy. Optical microscopy and differential scanning calorimetry confirm structural information of liquid crystal phases of mesogens. The final compounds reveal preferentially well-defined threaded nematic phases. In addition, they show weak fluorescence in solution with poor quantum yields and a Stokes shift of around 70 nm.

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Invited Talks

  • Invited talk about Synthesis and mesomorphic properties of [1,2,3]-triazole liquid crystals containing Schiff base in First International Conference on Liquid Crystals, Liquid Crystalline Polymers and Nanosystem, ICLCPN 2019
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