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PhD in Sciences offered by the Department of Chemistry

Research in the department of Chemistry is interdisciplinary as well as multidisciplinary. The faculty takes pain to do research in such a manner that is has societal benefits and is capable of being scaled up towards industrial applications. Several publications from the department has applications in connection with the day today life of humanity. The department is actively involved in research in all the emerging areas of chemistry. Department has produced 6 PhDs so far and currently 23 full time and 13 part time research scholars are working in the department in different areas of chemistry. Research in the department is not entirely of academic interest but links both industry as well as society with academia.  The department not only produces high impact papers but has proved beneficial to the society through their outcomes.

Important Note

Last Date for PhD Admissions – August 31,2022

Program Overview

Research Areas under the program

Fabrication of cost-effective sensors for the detection of pollutants and screening of diseases

Development of composites for aerospace applications

Development of VOC barrier membranes from polymer nanocomposites

Development of anticorrosive and superhydrophobic nanocomposite coatings

Renewable energy production

Development of sustainable catalysts for the generation of alternative fuels

Development of antioxidant and anticancer drugs

Development of sensitizers for photodynamic therapy

Development of fluorescent sensors for the detection of explosives

Synthesis of multisubstituted furan molecules with oxidative properties

Synthesis of drug molecules

Room temperature ferromagnetic semiconductors

Development of bioactive metal complexes

Flexible materials for sensor applications

Sustainable materials for wound dressing applications.

EMI shielding materials

Development of nanocomposites for biomedical waste management

Achievements

Research Outcome: Department of Chemistry

Publications in International/National Journals: 150

Publications in International/National Conferences: 160

Book Chapters Published: 40

Edited books: 1

Patents Applied: 1

Faculty

Dr. M. Padmanabhan
Dr. M. Padmanabhan
Professor

Dr. Saritha A. Pillai
Dr. Saritha A. Pillai
Associate Professor

Dr. Sreedhar K. M.
Dr. Sreedhar K. M.
Assistant Professor

Dr. Gopal K.
Dr. Gopal K.
Assistant Professor

Dr. Beena S.
Dr. Beena S.
Assistant Professor (Sl. Gd.)

Dr. Smitha Chandran S.
Dr. Smitha Chandran S.
Assistant Professor (Sl. Gd.)

Dr. Naveen V. Kulkarni
Dr. Naveen V. Kulkarni
Assistant Professor (Sl. Gd.)

Dr. Athira Krishnan
Dr. Athira Krishnan
Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.)

Divya Mohan R.
Divya Mohan R.
Assistant Professor

Rejithamol R.
Rejithamol R.
Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.)

Santhy A.
Santhy A.
Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.)

Dr. Akhil Sivan
Dr. Akhil Sivan
Assistant Professor

Dr. Sandhya Sadanandan
Dr. Sandhya Sadanandan
Assistant Professor

Facilities & Infrastructure

  • Well equipped research lab
  • Experienced faculty
  • International collaborations
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5th

India University Rankings 2022

16th

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