Chemistry
List of Successive HODs

  1. Prof. M.V.Gopalarathinam
  2. Dr. S.Jayaraman
  3. Prof. S.Srivathsan
  4. Prof. R. Parthasarathy

List of Existing Staff

Name of the teaching staff
Designation
Highest Qualification
Field of Specialization
Experience at GNC since
Mr. K.G. Sanjeevi Babu
Associate Professor & Head
M.Phil
Organic
29-9-86
Dr. M.Selvaraj
Principal & Associate Professor
Ph.D
Analytical & Inorganic
12-11-87
Ms. R.M.Ezilarasi
Assistant Professor
M.Phil
Physical
20-7-00
Ms. T.Saroja
Associate Professor
M.Phil
Physical
20-6-01
Dr A Karthikeyani
Assistant Professor
Ph.D
Inorganic
26-9-03
Ms. R.Chitra
Assistant Professor
M.Phil
Organic
26-9-07
Dr. S.E.NoorJahan
Assistant Professor
Ph.D
Biomaterials
7-7-08
Ms. Rajeswari
Assistant Professor
M.Phil
Polymer
7-7-08
Ms.N.Malarvizhi
Assistant Professor
M.Phil
Ultrasonics
7-7-08
Dr. P. Balu Assistant Professor Ph.D. General Chemistry June 2013
* Ms.E.Prathiba Assistant Professor M.Phil. General Chemistry  Aug.2005
Dr. Rangasamy Assistant Professor Ph.D. General Chemistry June 2013
* Dr. S.S.Jayanthi Assistant Professor Ph.D. Photochemistry &          Nanochemistry  20- 07-2011
* Ms. K.Lakshmi Assistant Professor M.Sc. General Chemistry 20-07-2011
* Mr. K. Ramamurthy Assistant Professor M.Sc. General Chemistry 20-07-2011
* Mr. V. Porchezhiyan Assistant Professor M.Sc. General Chemistry 20-07-2011
* Mr. A. Sridhar Assistant Professor M.Sc. General Chemistry 20-07-2011

 

Staff Achievements:

i ) LIST OF PAPERS PUBLISHED IN VARIOUS JOURNALS IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS:

Dr. M. Selvaraj
1. Alginate biopolymer stabilized CdS nanoparticles by ion – exchange method.
Proceedings of the National conference on popularization of chemical sciences, p-82., ISBN 978-93-81195-12-3

2. Synthesis and application of fluorescent Mn- doped Zinc selenide quantum dot as mercury sensor Proceedings of the National

conference on popularization of chemical sciences . p-82 ISBN 978-93-81195-12-3

3. Polymer and environmental hazards. A journal of Agriculture and rural development, October 2011. A journal of Agriculture and

rural development, January 2012..

Mrs. R. Chitra
1. N- cyclohexylacrylamide based copolymers-II : synthesis and characterization of Poly(NCA –co- 8QMA) p15-19, Proceedings of

the National conference on popularization of chemical sciences . ISBN 978-93-81195-12-3

Dr. S.S. Jayanthi
1. An eco friendly and solvent free method for the synthesis of Zinc oxide nano particles using glycerol as organic dispersant.

M.Saravanan, S.Dhivakar and S.S. Jayanthi, Material Letters, 2012,67,1,128-130 ( Impact factor – 2-35)

2..Harnessing power from sea water using nano material as photocatalyst and solar energy as light source: The role of

hydrocarbon as duel agent. International journal of energy research – under press impact factor -2.11)

 

List of Research Publications of K. G. Sanjeevi Babu:
1. Debromination of Dibenzalacetone Dibromide with Thiourea, R. S. Raghavan,M.Govindarajan and K.G. Sanjeevi Babu,
Current Science ,1072, 1979

2. Studies in Claisen Rearrangements – A Novel Oxidative Rearrangement of 3-Aryloxymethyl-(4H)-Benzopyrans
S.Selvaraj, K.G..Sanjeevi Babu and K.K.Balasubramanian, Tetrahedron Letters, Vol .24 ,No.24, pp 2509-2512,1983.

List of Research Publications of Dr.A.Karthikeyani:
1. Melt quenched KCl:Eu2+ films for photostimulated luminescence applications. R.Jagannathan, M.Watenabe, N.Murase, A.Karthikeyani, Y.Kanematsu and  T.Kushida, T.Yazawa and N.Kitamura. J.Appl.Phys. 83 (2), (1998) 911-915.

2. Luminescence of Eu2+ in stillwellite type SrBPO5: Eu2+ – a new potential X-ray storage phosphor. A.Karthikeyani and R.Jagannathan. J.Luminescence, 86 (2000) 79-85.

3. High-frequency EPR investigation of X-ray storage SrBPO5:Eu2+ phosphor.
T.Nakamura, T.Takeyama. N.Takahashi, R.Jagannnathan, A.Karthikeyani, G.M.Smith, P.C.Reidi. J.Luminescence, 102-103 (2003) 369-372.

List of Research Publications of Dr.S.E.Noorjahan:
1. S. E. Noorjahan, S. Sekar and T. P. Sastry. Preparation and characterization of cellulose triacetate from Musa paradisiaca and cellulose triacetate–polyvinyl chloride blends. Current Science, 95:958-962, 2008.

2. S. E. Noorjahan, T. P. Sastry. Physiologically Clotted Fibrin-Calcined Bone Composite – A possible Bone Graft Substitute. J Biomed Mater Res Part B: Appl Biomater 75B:343-350, 2005.

3. N. Natarajan, V. Shashirekha, S. E. Noorjahan, M. Rameshkumar, C. Rose, T. P. Sastry. Fibrin – Chitosan – Gelatin Composite Film: Preparation and Characterization. J Macro Sci Pure and Appl Chem 42: 945-953,2005.

4. S. E. Noorjahan, T. P. Sastry. Hydrogels Based on Physiologically Clotted Fibrin– Gelatin Composites. J Polym Sci Part A: Polym Chem 42: 2241–2252, 2004.

5. S. E. Noorjahan, T. P. Sastry. An in vivo study of hydrogels based on physiologically clotted fibrin-gelatin composites as wound-dressing materials.J Biomed Mater Res Part B: Appl Biomater 71B: 305–312, 2004.

6. G. Saraswathi, S. E. Noorjahan, S. Chinni Krishnan, Ganga Radhakrishnan, T. P. Sastry. Preparation of Hydrogels using human amniotic membrane and their characterization. Trends in Biomat. & Artif. Organs. 17:31-36,2004.

7. P. Meenakshi, S. E. Noorjahan, R. Rajini, U. Venkateswarlu, C. Rose and T. P. Sastry. Mechanical and microstructure studies on the modification of CA film by blending with PS. Bull. Mater. Sci. 25:25-29, 2002.

ii) . List of Books published :

 
S.No. Title Author Publisher Year of Publication
1 A Simple Approach To Group Theory in Chemistry. Dr.S.Swarnalakshmi,
R.M.Ezhilarasi, T.Saroja
Universities Press(India) Private Limited, Hyderabad, India
ISBN 81-7371-623-4
2008
2.  Applied Chemistry      Dr. Bhagavathi                  Sundari MJPPublishers, Chennai.ISBN:81-8094-025-X

2006

 

iii) No. of Projects Completed :

 

Distinguished Alumni from the Dept..

 

Name
Position

Place or Institution

Dr.D.Ramkumar
Asia Pacific Director
BASF, Japan
Dr.Sambasivam Ganesh CSO Anthem Biosciences, Bangalore
Dr.G.Manickam Senior Manager Syngene International Ltd., Bangalore
Dr.B.Venkatesh Faculty University of Michigan
Dr.T.K.Varadarajan Deputy Director DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Jabalpur
Dr.R.B.Govindan Scientist Brunschulen, Germany
Dr.D.Thirumalai Manager Taiwan
Dr.Ganeshwar Prasad Senior Manager EMERCK , USA
Dr.Vijayaraj Scientist USA
Mr.Lakshmipathy Chief Manager R&D, Sriram Fibres, Chennai
Mr.Sriram Asst.Manager Ranbaxy
Dr.C.V.Ramesh Scientist NewJersy
Dr.Aravind Scientist Syngene, bangalore
Dr.Kasturirangan Scientist USA
Dr.K.S.Ganesh Senior Manager Spectrosoft Tech. Ltd
Dr..C.S.Sivakumar Scientist R&D, Amrutanjan Pvt.Ltd.

Any other Highlights / Innovative methods adopted by the dept.:

i) Applied for FIST- 2009
ii) Placement  potential of  PG students is very high.

Campus Placements in the last five years

Year
BASF

Biocon &Syngene Intl.Ltd

Sanmar speciality Chemicals Orchid Pharmaceuticals Others Total
2009
2008 3 1 1 1 4 10
2007 2 4 1 1 2 10
2006 2 7 4 2 1 16
2005 1 5 1 1 2 10

 iii) CSIR / NET / GATE  qualified  students in the last five years

Year
Name of Student

Biocon &Syngene Intl.Ltd

2009-10
2008-09
2007-08 Tamilarasan CSIR-JRF
2006-07

MuthuKumar

GATE
2005-06 Ashok GATE

Summer Internship / Industrial Training   of  the students in the last five years

Year
Name of Student

Agency

2009-10
2008-09 G.Balamurugan
P.Gayathri
Kumaresan
V.Ravikumar
IASc., IIT, Kanpur
IASc., IIT, Guwahati
Central Drug Research Institute , Lucknow
JNCSAR,Jakkur
2007-08 A.Sridhar Indian Academy for Cultivation of Science,Jadhavpur, Kolkotta

V.Ravikumar

IGCAR, Kalpa kkam
P.Gayathri
R.M.Venkatesaperuma
Karthik
Orchid Pharmaceuticals, Chennai
Sravanthi
Kamalakkannan
Venkatesh
Applachari
BASF, India
Selvi
Muthukumar
NEERI , Chennai
2006-07 Arunpandian
Sai Harish
Pagadeesh
Manikandan
BASF,India
2005-06 G.Kaushik IGCAR, Kalpakkam

Inter Collegiate Activities  / Conferences conducted by the department in the last five years

Year
Name of Student
2009-10
2008-09 National Conference on Non-Conventional Energy Sources- NESCON funded by MNRE , TNSCST , TNSC , BRNS and BSNL
CORIC-2008
Endowment lecture
2007-08 Chemophile
Endowment Lecture
2006-07 Endowment Lecture
2005-06 Endowment Lecture

Endowment Lectures Organised by the department in the last five years

Year
Topic

Speaker

Position Institution
2009 -10
2008 -09 NOSEY Spectroscopy Dr.A.Manimegalai Professor Annamalai University
Supercritical fluids in chromatography Dr.K.Sivaraman Scientist IGCAR, Kalpakkam
2007-08 Scientific breakthroughs Dr.G.Nagendrappa Head, Department of Medicinal Chemistry Sri Ramachandra Medical University, Porur, Chennai
Symmetry principles in chemistry Dr.C.N.Krishanan Prof & Head, Department. of Chemistry Annamalai University
Flash Photolysis DR.Ramamurthy Director Centre for Ultrafast Processes, Taramani, Chennai
2006-07 Recent trends in polymers Dr.S.Sundararajan Prof. of chemistry IIT , Chennai
2005-06 Chirality in drug development Dr.Uma   Ramachadran Vice-President, Medicinal Chemistry Orchid Pharmaceuticals, Chennai
Visualization of concepts through Group Theory Dr.Mangal Sundar Professor IIT, Chennai