Ph. D; Ph.D in Physical Chemistry (Studies on the surface properties and catalytic activity of metal chromites on thermal decomposition of ammonium operchlorate) under the Guidance of Dr. S. Sugunan, Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India
M. Sc;General Chemistry: Department of Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda, Calicut University, Kerala, India, 2001-2003 (82%, First class with Distinction).
B. Sc;General Chemistry: Department of Chemistry, Vimala College, Cheroor, Calicut University, Kerala, India, 1998-2001 (82%, First class with Distinction)
Other Qualifications: Qualified the Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship in 22, June 2003.
Technical Education: Diploma in Computer Applications, 2001, Knowledge in handling of CHEMDRAW, ISIS DRAW, CHEMSKETCH, ORIGIN , CHEMOFFICE, Photoshop, Corel Draw etc.
Best Poster Award –Consolation Prize in the 2nd International Symposium on Advanced Materials and Polymers for Aerospace and Defense Applications (SAMPADA-2008), 8-12th December 2008 at Yashada MD Center, Pune.
Best Paper Award in Indian Analytical Science Congress 2008 ( Theme: Analytical Sciences for Sustainable Development) held at Munnar, Kerala during 21-23rd November 2008
Hindustan Platinum Award for the Best Poster presentation in the CATWORKSHOP 2008 held at the Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar during February 18-20, 2008.
First Prize for the best student who secured maximum marks in Chemistry during the year 2000-01.
Senior Research Fellow in CSIR project: Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin-22, Kerala, India. [Guidance-Dr. S. Sugunan].
Project Fellow in KSCSTE project : Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin-22, Kerala, India. [Guidance-Dr. S. Sugunan].
M. Sc Project: “Studies of Some Schiff base complexes of Zinc (II) and Dysprosium (III)”: Department of Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India. [Guidance-Dr. Pearly Sebastian Chittilappilly].
1st September 2005 to 7th February 2006 – Lecturer (FIP vacancy) in the Department of Chemistry, St.Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda. Involved in conducting theory and practical sessions for M.Sc and BSc Chemistry.
1st June 2005 to 31st August 2005 – Guest Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, Mercy College, Palakkad. Involved in conducting theory and practical sessions for M.Sc and BSc Chemistry.
1st July 2004 to 31st March 2005 – Lecturer (contract basis) in Technical Higher Secondary School (THSS), Varadiam. Involved in conducting theory and practical sessions for 11th and 12th Chemistry.
7th January 2004 to March 2004–Teacher (PGT) in Chemistry in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Mayannur. Involved in conducting theory and practical sessions for IX, X, XI, XII.
8th February 2006 to 31st January 2009 – Senior Research Fellow in a CSIR project under the guidance of Dr. S. Sugunan, Professor, DAC, CUSAT.
1st July 2009 to Dec 2010 – Project fellow in KSCSTE project under the guidance of Dr.S.Sugunan,Professor,DAC,CUSAT.
Memberships And Awards
Life Member of Indian Society of Analytical Scientists & Best Paper Award in SAMPADA 2008, IASC 2008 & CATWORKSHOP 2008
Organization skills and competences
Executive member of the upcoming INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ANALYTICAL SCIENCE- ICAS 2010 during November 2010
Executive member of “The Workshop on Applications of Mass Spectrometry and Related Hyphenated Techniques in Analytical Science” held at Hotel Bolghatty Palace, Bolghatty, Kochi on 25th April 2009.
Executive member of “Indian Analytical Science Congress 2009 on Analytical Science for Industrial Development and Technological Progress” held at Lonavala (12-13 November 2009).
Volunteer of “National Coneference on Free Software 2008” on 15th and 16th November 2008, CUSAT, Kochi.
Convener of Research Scholar (2007-08) of Applied Chemistry Department, CUSAT.
PG representative of St. Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda during 2002-03.
“Seminar on Spectroscopy” organized by Dept. of Chemistry , St. Paul’s College, Kalamassery and co-sponsored by M.G. University, Kottayam on 20th May 2009.
“The User Awareness Programme on Access to E-resources” under the UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium organized by the INFLIBNET and CUSAT in association with Kerala Library Association , Ernakulam region at CUSAT on 21st April, 2009.
TA Instruments: Material Characterisation by Thermal, Rheology and Microcalorimeters, Taj Residency, Ernakulam.
Women in Science: A Career in Science” an initiative of Indian Academy of Sciences: Women in Science conducted in CUSAT on 5th April, 2008.
“Workshop on Thermal Analysis (THERMANS-2008)” held in Indhira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research Kalpakkam, February 7-8, 2008.
Tutorial on “Temperature Programmed Techniques (TPX) in Catalysis”, February 15-16, 2008 at IMMT, Bhubaneswar.
Pre-conference school on “X-ray Spectroscopic Techniques in Catalysis”, January 16-17, 2009, NCL, Pune.
“Nanomaterials Technology, Characterisation and Application (Nanomaterials 2006)”, December 9, 2006, ISAS Kochi Chapter, Cochin.
“National Workshop on Catalysis”, February 8-10, 2007, (Catalysis Society of India), Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
“National Conference on Emerging Trends in the Application of Plasma in Materials Science and Technology 2007 (APIMSAT-07)”, December 7-8, 2007, ISAS Kochi Chapter, Cochin.
National Conference on the Role of Analytical Chemistry in Materials Science and Technology (ACIMSAT-2006)”, April 30-May1, 2006, ISAS, Munnar.
“Orientation Programme for Research Scholars in Catalysis”, November 17-December 7, 2006, National Centre for Catalysis Research (NCCR), IIT, Madras.
National Seminar on “Modern Trends in Chemistry”, July 7-9, 2005, Christ College, Thrissur.