Chemistry Department

sgeethaDr. Geetha Sivasubramanian
Professor & Head

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slavanyaMs S. Lavanya
Assistant Professor II

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kkiruthigaMs K. Kiruthiga
Assistant Professor II

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gkannanDr. V. Gopala Kannan
Assistant Professor II

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dushaMs D. Usha
Assistant Professor III

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msankarMr M. Murali Sankar
Assistant Professor III

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bharkavi Dr. C.Bharkavi
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revathy Mrs. G.Revathy
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sgeethaName
Dr. Geetha Sivasubramanian

Designation
Professor& Head

Emailid: gsm@vcet.ac.in

Qualification
M.Sc., M.Phil. Ph.D.,

Experiences
39 years & 3 months
VCET – 7th June 2010-till date
Previous Experience– Lady Doak College – 32 years
Industry – FENNER (INDIA) LTD – 4 Years

Area of Specialization: Chemical Kinetics, Photochemistry and Spectroscopy

Projects Guided
M.Sc. & M.Phil., Projects.

Publications

List of Publication – Selective:

• Presented a paper on” Molecular Docking – Curcumin and its analogues” in the International Conference held at Rev. Jacob Memorial College (Proteofest – 11) on 3 February 2011

• Presented a paper on “Computational Chemistry and drug design” in the International Conference held at Rev. Jacob Memorial College (Proteofest – 11) on 3 February 2011

• Presented a paper on Carbon foot print and carbon credits at University College of Engineering, Dindigul on March 2013.

• Presented a paper on Renewable Energy sources – A Gender Perspective in the National Conference on Recent Trends in Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Development Anna University Tirchy on 22.2.2011 & 23.02.2011

• Guest lecture on International Conference on Science, Society & Sustainability on Recent Trends in Solar Energy Conversion in Lady Doak College on 11.2.2012-13.2.2012.

• Published a paper in Second National Conference on Advanced Functional Materials and Applications on A Photophysical Study of Polyhydroxyalkonate (A Biodegradable Polymer) in Kalasalingam university on 22.3.13 & 23.3.13

• Published a paper in International Conference on Advance Computing Technologies on Iteration on Graphene Structure – Formal Language in Gokara Gokar Raju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad on 02.08.2013 & 03.08.2013.

• Participated a workshop on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at workplace (Prohibition and Redreassal Act 2013) –Legal overview on Employers’ perspective in CII, Madurai on 28.8.2014

• Guest lecture on 2-D NMR Spectroscopy at N.M.S.S.V.N. College, Madurai on 8.4.2015.

• Delivered a special talk on Higher Education & Women – All India Radio -Madurai on 30.01.2017 & 01.02.2017

• Given Consultation on NAAC Accreditation at Velammal Institute of Technology, Chennai on 30.01.2017

• Acted as a Resource Person – NBA Workshop (Criteria 8 & 9) conducted by Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, VCET on 03.02.2017

• Delivered a invited Talk on ‘Molecular Machines’ at PG & Research Department of Chemistry, SVN College, Madurai on 22.03.2017

• Given Consultation on NAAC Accreditation at KLN College of Engineering , Madurai
on 18.04.2017

Membership
• Chemical Research Society of India – Life Member

Other Responsibilities
• HOD Chemistry, Class committee chairman, Member Convener of Discipline Committee, Eco Club Coordinator, Anti Ragging Squard, Gender Cell Coordinator, Grievance Redressal Committee Co-coordinator, College NAAC Coordinator.

slavanyaName
Mrs. S. Lavanya

Designation
Assistant Professor II

Emailid: sla@vcet.co.in

Qualification
M.Sc., M.Phil., (Ph.D.,) (pursuing)

Experiences
12 years & 3 months
VCET – 2nd January 2008 – till date
Previous Experience
• V.O.C. College – 3 months
• Thiagarajar College – 5 months
• N.M.S.S.V.N College – 1year 6 months

Area of Specialization: Organic Chemistry

Projects Guided
M.Sc. & M.Phil., Projects.

Publications

List of Publication – Selective:

• Presented a paper on Stereochemistry and Spectroscopic studies on” N,N’ diaryl ureas and N,N’diaryl thioureas “in Two day National Seminar on “Emerging trends in Chemistry” held at C.P.A Arts College, Bodinayakanoor on 24.7.2008 – 25.7.2008.

• Presented a paper on” Effect of solvent mixtures on Interclation/Deintercalation behavior of Li+&ClO4- ions in graphite electrodes of batteries” in Two day National Seminar on “Pioneering in Chemistry” held at Devanga Arts College, Aruppukottai, Virudhunagar on 20.1.2010-21.1.2010

• Presented a paper on” Molecular Docking –Curcumin and its analogues” in the International Conference held at Rev. Jacob Memorial College (Proteofest – 11) on 3 February 2011

• Presented a paper on “Invitro study of antimicrobial activity of chalcones” in the National Conference at Mother Teresa University, Kodaikannal on 19.3.2015 – The Best Poster Award.

• Participated in FDP on Matlab Applications for Research Engineering Problems in Velammal College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai on 8.1014-9.10.14.

• Guest Lecture on Self Development in the context of spirituality and practical approach University Connect program in Madura College, Madurai on 28.2.15.

• Participated FDP on Ways to Master Communications Skills at Velammal College of Engineering and Technology on 13.17.15-21.7.15

• Participated One-Day Workshop on Applications of Computational Chemistry at Madurai Kamarajar University on 12.10.15.

• Paticipated in My Program- Market Yourself on the topic ‘Goal’ conducted by Department of English, Velammal College of Engineering and Technology on 29.4.16.

• Participated in Three–Day National Level Workshop on Electronic Structure of Coordination Complexes in Indian Institute of Technology on 16.5.16 -18.5.16.

Membership
• ISTE – Life Member

Other Responsibilities
• Class Committee Chairman, Department Library Incharge, Department Time Table Incharge, Eco-club Incharge and Fire Extinguisher –College Incharge

karthikeyanName
Mrs. K.Kiruthiga

Designation
Assistant Professor II

Emailid: kki@vcet.ac.in

Qualification
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D (pursuing)

Experiences
12 years & 4 months
VCET – 11th February 2008 – till date
Previous Experience – 2 Years & 2 Months
Saraswathi Narayanan College – 5 Months
The American College – 1 Year & 6 Months
Pandian Saraswathi Yadav Engineering College – 3 Months

Area of Specialization: Photochemistry

Projects Guided
M.Sc., student.

Publications

List of Publication – Selective:

• Presented a paper on “Photophysical studies on novely synthesized Dimethylaminobenzaldehyde in Cyclodextrin” in Two day National Seminar on “Pioneering in Chemistry” held at Devanga Arts College, Aruppukottai, Virudhunagar on 20 & 22 January 2010

• Presented a paper on “Biologically active transition metal complexes of 3,5-diphenyl -1-benzothiazolopyrazoline” in the National Symposium on “Bioinformatics and Drug discovery” held at Kalasalingam University,Krishnankoil. – The best Poster Award on 27 February 2010

• Presented a paper on “Study on Microbial Activities of Chalcones – A Precursor To Synthesize Pyrazoline Complexes” in one day National Seminar on held at Scott Christian College on 13 March 2010

• Presented a paper on “ Bioactive Transition Metal Complexes of 1-benzimidazole-3,5-diphenyl-2-pyrazoline” in the International Conference held at Rev. Jacob Memorial College (Proteofest – 11) on 3 February 2011

• Presented a paper on “ Synthesis & Characterisation of a Chalcone – A Commercial Antimicrobial Agent” in the International Conference held at Rev. Jacob Memorial College (Proteofest – 11) on 3 February 2011

• Presented a paper on “Synthesis, Crystal growth and biological activity of 2-hydroxy chalcone” in the National Seminar at National College on 13-15 March 2013

• Presented a paper on “Invitro study of antimicrobial activity of chalcones” in the National Conference at Mother Teresa University, Kodaikannal on 19 March 2013 –The best Poster award.

• Presented a paper on Synthesis and Anti inflammatory study of Di(caffeine) tetrakis(naproxenato) dicopper(II) in International Conference on Materials and Drug Chemistry Sarah Tucker College, Tirunelveli on 27.8.2014

• Presented a paper on A green Synthesis of 2,4-dichloro-3-(2-oxo-1-hydrodiazine)-6-yl-quinoline Two-day National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemistry at Saiva Bhanu Kshatriya College, Aruppukottai on 13.2.15 – The best Poster award.

• Presented a paper on Antimicorbial susceptibility testing of Di(Caffeine) tetrabis (naproxen to) dicopper(II) Two-day National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemistry at Saiva Bhanu Kshatriya College, Aruppukottai on 13.2.15

• Presented a paper on Synthesis of 2-hydroxy-3-(2-oxo-4-phenyl-1-hydrodiazine)- 6yl-quinoline via green way Two-day National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemistry at Saiva Bhanu Kshatriya College, Aruppukottai on 13.2.15

• Member – Board of Studies meeting for academic year 2015-16 (UG & PG) Saraswathi Narayan College, Madurai on 25.2.2015.

• Participated in FDP on Soft skills and Higher goals in Education at Latha Mathavan Engineering College, Madurai on 7.3.15

• Participated FDP on Ways to Master Communications Skills at Velammal College of Engineering and Technology on 13.17.15-21.7.15

Membership
• ISTE – Life Member

Other Responsibilities
• Member of Board of Studies Saraswathi Narayanan College, ISTE Staff Chapter- Department Executive Member, Literary Event Incharge, Information Coordinator

gkannanName
Dr. V.Gopalakannan

Designation
Assistant Professor II

Emailid: vgk@vcet.ac.in

Qualification
M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D

Experiences
13 years & 5 months
VCET –21.2.08 – till date
Previous Experience – 3 years 6 months

Area of Specialization: Photochemistry

Projects Guided
Projects Guided: Guided for M.Sc., students

Publications

List of Publication – Selective:

• Gopalakannan, V & Viswanathan, N 2015, ‘Synthesis of magnetic alginate hybrid beads for efficient chromium (VI) removal’, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol. 72, pp.862-867. (Elsevier Science BV, ISSN: 0141-8130, Impact Factor: 3.138)

• Gopalakannan, V & Viswanathan, N 2015, ‘Development of nano-hydroxyapatite embedded gelatin biocomposite for effective chromium(VI) removal, Industrial And Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 54, pp. 12561-12569. (American chemical Society, ISSN: 0888-5885, Impact Factor: 2.587)

• Gopalakannan, V, Periyasamy, S & Viswanathan, N 2016, ‘Synthesis of assorted metal ions anchored alginate bentonite biocomposites for Cr(VI) sorption, Carbohydrate Polymers, vol. 151 pp. 1100-1109. (Elsevier Science LTD, ISSN: 0144-8617, Impact Factor: 4.219)

• Gopalakannan, V & Viswanathan, N 2016, ‘ One pot synthesis of metal ion anchored alginate–gelatin binary biocomposite for efficient Cr(VI) removal, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol. 83, pp. 450-459. (Elsevier Science BV, ISSN: 0141-8130, Impact Factor: 3.138)

• Gopalakannan, V, Periyasamy, S & Viswanathan, N 2016, ‘One pot eco-friendly synthesis of highly dispersed alumina supported alginate biocomposite for efficient chromium(VI) removal, Journal of Water Processing Engineering, vol. 10, pp. 113-119. (Elsevier Science BV, ISSN: 2214-7144, Impact Facor: 0.91)

• Periyasamy, S, Gopalakannan, V & Viswanathan, N 2016, & Viswanathan, N 2016, “Fabrication of magnetic particles imprinted cellulose based biocomposites for chromium(VI) removal”, Carbohydrate Polymer (Just accepted). (Elsevier LTD, ISSN: 0144-8614, Impact Factor: 4.219)

• Presented a paper on Renewable energy sources –A Gender prespective on 22nd and 23rd February 2011 at Annauniversity, Trichy.- The Best Poster Award

• Presented a paper Presented a paper entitled on Adhatoda vasika extract as corrosion inhibitor for aluminums in acid medium at National Conference held in Angel College of Engg., Tirupur on 11.8.11&12,6,11.

• Presented a paper entitled “Recent trends in solar energy conversion” held at Lady Doak College, in International Conference on 13.2.12

• Presented a paper on Heavy metal removal using biosorbants – a review in a National Conference on RACS in University College of Engineering, Dindugul on 20.2.13.

• Presented a paper on Removal of Hexavalent Chromium using montomorillonite/Chitosane biocomposite in Two national Conference on Recent Advances in water and Waste water treatmentin Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul on 20.3.14and 21.3.14.

• Presented a paper on Enhanced Chromium (VI) removal using cesium cross linked alginatehybrid bead held at Alagappa University in National seminar a frontier Areas in
Chemical Technologies 2015.

• Participated in FDP on Soft skills and Higher goals in Education at Latha Mathavan Engineering College, Madurai on 7.3.15

• Published a paper on Synthesis of magnetic alginate hybrid beads for efficient chromium (VI) removal in International Journal of Biological macromolecule.Research Polymers, Volume, January 2015, Pages 862–867 doi:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2014.09.024

• Percolated FDP on Ways to Master Communications Skills at Velammal College of Engineering and Technology on 13.17.15-21.7.15

• Published a paper on One pot synthesis of metal ion anchored alginate–gelatin binary biocomposite for efficient Cr(VI) removal in International Journal of biological macromolecule , doi:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2015.10.010

• Published a paper on Development of Nano-Hydroxyapatite Embedded Gelatin Biocomposite for Effective Cr(VI) Removal in Industrial and Engineering chemistry research ournal, doi : 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b01224.

• Published a paper on One pot synthesis of metal ion anchored alginate–gelatin binary biocomposite for efficient Cr(VI) removal in International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, DOI:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2015.10.010 Volume 83, 29 /2/2016, 450–459.

• Published a paper on One pot eco-friendly synthesis of highly dispersed alumina supported alginate bio composite for efficient chromium (VI) removal in Journal of Water Process Engineering, DOI:10.1016/j.jwpe.2016.02.005 Volume 10, 2016/4/30, 113-119.

• Published a paper on Synthesis of assorted metal ions anchored alginate bentonite biocomposites for Cr(VI) sorption Carbohydrate Polymers -2016, vol. 151 pp. 1100-1109.

Membership
• ISTE – Life Member

Other Responsibilities
• Literary Event Incharge, Department R & D Incharge

karthikeyanName
Mrs. D.Usha

Designation
Assistant Professor III

Emailid: dua@vcet.co.in

Qualification
M.Sc., M.Phil.

Experiences
12 years & 4 months
VCET – 8th June 2009-till date
Previous Experience:
• N.M.S.S.V.N College – 3 years 9 months

Area of Specialization: Nanochemistry

Projects Guided
Projects Guided: Guided for M.Sc., students

Publications

List of Publication – Selective:

• Presented a paper on” Synthesis and Characterization of colloidal metal impregnated clay nano composites “in Two day National Seminar on “Pioneering in Chemistry” held at Devanga Arts College, Aruppukottai, Virudhunagar on 20 & 22 January 2010

• Presented a paper on “Computational Chemistry and drug design” in the International Conference held at Rev. Jacob Memorial College (Proteofest – 11) on 3 February 2011

• Presented a paper on Carbon foot print and carbon credits at University College of Engineering , Dindigul on March 2013.

• Presented a paper on “Coconut coir Dust Ion Exchange resins for removal of Ni2+ ion from aqueous solution” in Two day National Seminar on “Recent trends in Chemistry III” held at S.F.R.College, Sivakasi on 11&12 March 2013.

• Presented a paper on Antimicorbial susceptibility testing of Di(Caffeine) tetrabis (naproxenato) dicopper(II) Two-day National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemistry at Saiva Bhanu Kshatriya College, Aruppukottai on 13.2.15

• Presented a paper on “Design and Development of s-triazine based ligand and its metal complexes; In-vivo neuroprotective, anticonvulsant and anti-inflammatory activity International Conference on Materials and Drug Chemistry” in one day International Conference on Materials and Drug Chemistry, Sarah Tucker College, Tirunelveli on 27.8.2014.

• Participated in FDP on Soft skills and Higher goals in Education at Latha Mathavan Engineering College, Madurai on 7.3.15.

• Guest Lecture on Origin of Life, University Connect program in Madura College, Madurai on 28.2.15.

• Participated FDP on Ways to Master Communications Skills at Velammal College of Engineering and Technology on 13.17.15-21.7.15

Membership
• ISTE – Life Member

Other Responsibilities
• Literary Event Incharge, Discipline Committee Member and lab Incharge

muraliName
Mr M. Murali Sankar

Designation
Assistant Professor III

Emailid: mms@vcet.ac.in

Qualification
M.Sc., M.Phil.

Experiences
10 years & 6 months
VCET – 1st June 2011-till date
Previous Experience: 4 years

Area of Specialization: Corrosion Chemistry

Projects Guided
Projects Guided: Guided for M.Sc., students

Publications

List of Publication – Selective:

• Presented a paper Presented a paper entitled on Adhatoda vasika extract as corrosion inhibitor for aluminums in acid medium at National Conference held in Angel College of Engg., Tirupur on 11.8.11&12,6,11.

• Presented a paper on A photophysical study of Polyhydroxy Alokonate ( A biodegradable polymer)

• Presented a paper on comparative review of defluoridation of groundwater by chemical and bio adsorbents one day National Conference on RACS in University College of Engineering, Dindugul on 20.2.13.

• Participated in FDP on Soft skills and Higher goals in Education at Latha Mathavan Engineering College, Madurai on 7.3.15

• Participated FDP on Ways to Master Communications Skills at Velammal College of Engineering and Technology on 13.17.15-21.7.15

• Participated Internship programme on Electroanalytical Technique, NIT Trichy from 09.05.2017 to 26.05.2017.

Other Responsibilities
• Literary Event Incharge , Department Secretary, AICTE & Anna University Affiliation Incharge and Exam Cell Member

bharkaviName
Dr. C. Bharkavi

Designation
Assistant Professor III

Emailid:cbk@vcet.ac.in

Qualification
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D

Experiences
8 years
VCET –01 -July 2015 to till date
Previous Experience – 5 Years & 6 Months
Jayaraj Annapackiam College for Women – 2 years & 8 Months
Syed Ammal Engineering College – 2 Year & 10 Months
SET-(State Eligibility Test for lectureship) – Qualified (Chemical Sciences), 2012

Area of Specialization: Organic Chemistry

Publications

List of Publication – Selective:

• Published a paper on Facile four-component domino reactions for the synthesis of 2,4-diaryl-6-phenyl-3-cyanopyridines in Tetrahedron Letters, August 8, 2014.

• Published a paper on Crystal structure of 2-(2-bromophenyl)-4-(1 H -indol-3-yl)-6-(thiophen-2-yl)-pyridine-3-carbonitrile in Acta Crystallographica, September 1 , 2014.

• Published a paper on Crystal structures of two 2, 9-dithia-13-azadispiro[4.1.47.35]tetradecan-6-ones in Acta Crystallographica, December 1 ,2015.

• Published a paper on “A facile stereo selective domino approach for the construction of novel bis-spiro-piperidone-tetrahydrothiophene hybrid heterocycles” Synlett., 26, 2015, 1665-1670.

• Participated FDP on Ways to Master Communications Skills at Velammal College of Engineering and Technology on 13.17.15-21.7.15.

• Participated Two-Day National Seminar on Biomaterials in Medicinal Chemistry in Madurai Kamaraj University on 21.12.2015 & 22.12.2015.

• Published a paper on One-Pot Access to a Library of Dispiro Oxindole-pyrrolidine/pyrrolothiazole-thiochromane Hybrids via Three-Component 1, 3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions in ACS Combinatorial Science, DOI: 10.1021/acscombsci.6b00011, April 13, 2016.

• Published a paper on A facile stereoselective synthesis of dispiro-indeno pyrrolidine / pyrrolothiazole-thiochroman hybrids and evaluation of their antimycobacterial, anticancer and AchE inhibitory activities in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, doi.org/10.1016/j.bmc.2016.09.044.

Membership
• ISTE – Life Member

Other Responsibilities
• Literary Event Incharge, Department NBA Coordinator and Department NAAC Coordinator, Eco club incharge

revathyName
Mrs. G. Revathy

Designation
Assistant Professor III

Emailid:grt@vcet.ac.in

Qualification
M.Sc., M.Phil.

Experiences
4 years & 5 months
VCET –01 -July 2016 to till date
Previous college Experience
K.L.N. College of Engineering – 2Years & 11 Months

Area of Specialization: Physical Chemistry

Participated Internship programme on Electroanalytical Technique, NIT Trichy from 09.05.2017 to
26.05.2017.

Other Responsibilities
• Literary Event Incharge, Department NBA Coordinator, Department NAAC Coordinator and Association Incharge

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