Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Karunya University, India
He received his B.Sc and M.Sc. Chemistry degrees from the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu and also he completed M.Sc and M.Phil in Psychology from TNOU Chennai. He started his career in the laboratory of Jubilant biosys, bangalore, as a scientist. Afterwards, he joined as JRF in Central Salt And Marine Chemical Research Institute- a unit of CSIR and obtained his Ph.D. at Bhavnager University under the supervision of Dr. P. S. Subramanian and gained experience in designing helical supramolecular complexes towards molecular recognition and catalysis. He also worked as DAAD research fellow in Prof. Werner. R. Thiel group at Technical University, Kaiserslautern, Germany and gained experience in synthesis of self assembled supramolecular systems. Then he worked as the Assistant professor at Saveetha University, Chennai and then he moved to Karunya University, Coimbatore and working as assistant professor of chemistry. His research interests in the area of supramolecular chemistry-Molecular recognition, Nano chemistry, Green products and Traditional Practices-IPR & Social development. He received several awards/fellowships and recognitions, which include: He received Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) in Chemistry from CSIR-India and DAAD fellowship from DAAD, Germany, DST Fast track for Young Scientist project award and Karunya University Achievers Award. He is a Life Member in Chemical Research Society of India. He has published over 30 research articles in Polyhedron, RSC Advances, Dyes and Pigments, Chemistry-A European Journal, Journal of Experimantal NanoScience, ChemistryOpen, Journal of coordination chemistry and Industrial crops & Products. He has filed few patents on Eco friendly Dyes and their applications.
Supramolecular chemistry-Molecular recognition, Nano chemistry, Waste to wealth, Green products and Traditional Practices-IPR & Social development