Current Members

Foreign Professors

Photograph-R. Atchudan

Raji Atchudan, Ph.D.
Joined the lab in 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow: Kyungpook University, Republic of Korea
Ph.D. (2011) in Chemistry from Anna University, India
Hometown:
Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu, India
Research interests:
Facile green synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles/ Carbon nanostructured materials-carbon nanotubes, carbon dots, and their application towards the degradation of dyes, electrocatalyst, supercapacitors, sensors, and bioimaging
                                                                                Email:
[email protected]

 

Hari Datta Khanal, Ph.D.
Joined the lab in 2013
Post-Doctoral Researcher: School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University (2017-2018)
Ph.D. (2017) in Chemical Engineering – Yeungnam University
Hometown:
Tanahun, Nepal
Research Interests: Functionalization of diazo compounds; Annulation and heteroannulation reactions; Construction of heterocycles; Natural products synthesis
                                                                               Favorite Reaction: Wolff rearrangement
                                                                               E-mail:
[email protected]

 

Sonaimuthu Mohandoss, Ph.D.
Joined the lab in 2018
Post-Doctoral Researcher: School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University (2018-2020)
Postdoctoral Experience: (2017-2018) National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan (1 year)
Ph.D (2016) Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India.
Hometown:
Ramanathapuram, Tamilnadu, India
Research Interest:
Synthesis of Fluorescent Nanomaterials,                                                                     Chemosensors, Supramolecular Chemistry, Electrochemical                                                                   Synthesis, Computational Chemistry
                                                                               Email:
 [email protected]

 

Shreedhar Devkota, Ph.D. 
Joined the lab in 2016
Post-Doctoral Researcher: School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University (2020-2021)
Ph.D. (2020) in Chemical Engineering – Yeungnam University
Hometown:
Gorkha, Nepal
Research interests
: C-H activation/Functionalization/ Functionalization of diazo compounds/ total synthesis of natural products and bioactive molecules

 

 

Muhammad Saeed Akhtar, Ph.D
Joined the lab in 2015
Post-Doctoral Researcher: School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University (2020-2021)
M.S. – Ph.D. (2020) in Chemical Engineering – Yeungnam University
Hometown: 
Abbottabad, KPK, Pakistan
Research interests:
Organo-catalyzed synthesis of biologically active aromatics and hetero-aromatics
ORCID ID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5486-4408

 

Sana Jamshaid, Ph.D.
Joined the lab in 2017
Post-Doctoral Researcher: School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University (2021-2022)
Ph.D. (2021) in Chemical Engineering – Yeungnam University
M.Phil. (2015) in Organic Chemistry University of Sargodha (Pakistan)
M. Sc. (2012) in Organic Chemistry University of Sargodha (Pakistan)
Hometown: Pakistan
Research Interest: transition-metal-catalyzed synthesis of                                                                       biologically important organic compounds
                                 

Perumal Muthuraja, Ph.D. 
Joined the lab in 2021
Post-Doctoral Researcher: School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University (2021-2022)
Post-Doc: (2018-2021) Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati, India
Ph.D. (2018) in Chemistry Chemistry, Alagappa University, India
Hometown: Pudukkottai, Tamilnadu, India
Research interests:
Total Synthesis towards natural products and multi-step synthesis, remote C-H activation/Functionalization/ Visible light mediated organic transformation

Rajaram Rajamohan, Ph.D.,
Joined the lab in 2022
Post-Doctoral Fellow: Pondicherry University (2017 – 2019), India.
Ph.D., (2010) in Chemistry from Annamalai University, India.
M.Sc., (2003) in Organic Chemistry from Annamalai University, India.
Hometown: Kurinjipadi, Tamil Nadu, India.
Research interests:
Supramolecular materials with cyclodextrin, Electrospun Nanofibers for biological applications, Green synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles for dye degradation through photocatalysis, Computational Approach for the molecular interaction.

Kamaraj Eswaran, Ph.D.
Joined the lab in 2022
Ph.D. (2017-2022) in Chemistry, Kongju National University, Gongju, South Korea.
M.Sc. (2013-2015) in Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamilnadu, India.
Hometown: Bodinayakanur, Tamilnadu, India.
Research interests:
Organic Synthesis, Organic Electronic Materials, Semiconductor photocatalysis.
                                                                                 ORCID ID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2477-7941

Post-doctoral Researchers

 

PRATHAP SOMU, Ph.D., M. Tech, B.E
Joined the lab in 2022
Ph.D. in Engineering: Biotechnology and Medical from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India (2015-2020)
Nationality: Indian
Research interests:
Nanomedicine, Environmental Nano-biotechnology, Cancer Therapeutics. 

 

Sukanya Ramaraj, Ph.D 
Joined the lab in 2022
Post-Doctoral Researcher: Department of Chemistry, Chonnam National University, South Korea (2020-2021)
Department of Biosource materials, University of Lorraine, France (2019-2020)
Ph.D in Chemical engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan (2016-2019)
Hometown:Kerala, India
Research interests:
Synthesis of 2D layered nanomaterials (Metal selenides, sulfides, and oxides), Carbon nanomaterials/ fabrication of Electrochemical biosensors, Supercapacitors, and Water splitting devices.

 

AMRENDRA KUMAR, Ph.D
Joined the lab in 2022
Ph.D. (2015 – 2021) Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) Lucknow, 226031 India.
M.Sc. (2009 – 2011) in Organic Chemistry. Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
B.Sc. (2006 – 2008) in Chemistry, Zoology and Botany. Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hometown:
Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh, India
Research interests:
Construction of Functional and Bioactive Aromatics Compounds via Novel C-H Activation and Annulation Strategies

Graduate Students

 

Peter Yuosef M. Rubio
Combined M.Sc. – Ph.D. Student
Joined the lab in 2019
B.Sc. (2014) in Chemistry from University of Santo Tomas, Manila Philippines
Hometown: Quezon Province, Philippines
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Ji Hwan Kim(김지환)
Joined the lab from 2020
B.Sc. (2020) in Chemical Engineering
Hometown : Daegu, Korea