Educational Qualifications

PhD: Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India.

Professional Career

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, S. H. College Thevara, September 2020 – present

Assistant Professor (on contract), Department of Chemistry, University of Calicut, India, July 2019-September 2020

Principal Investigator (SERB-DST Young Scientist), Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST), India, July 2016 – July 2019.

Post-doctoral Research, Tel Aviv University, Israel, March 2014 – June 2016

Post-doctoral Research, Ohio University, USA, April 2011 – December 2013

Research Associate, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, January 2010 – December 2010

Trainee Scientist, Syngene International Ltd, Biocon Park, Bengaluru, India, (February 2004 to September 2004)

Awards and Honors

The PBC Program for Fellowships for Outstanding Post-doctoral Fellows from China and India – 2014/2015 (post-doctoral fellowship to conduct research in Israel)

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Tel Aviv University, 2014

IIT Bombay Review paper award for the year -2013

Eli Lilly and Company Asia Outstanding Thesis Award for 2010

Award for Excellence in Thesis Work for the year of 2009-2010 from the IIT Bombay

Research Interest

Supramolecular Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry, Ion and Molecular Recognition, Materials Chemistry

International Publications – 23 (h-index: 14; Citations: 1831)

Patents – 4

(US Patent No. 08034621, 08034622, & 20200172471, WO2017025951A1)

Book Chapter – 1

Research Project

Principal Investigator: Ion/molecular mediated supramolecular polymers in organic & aqueous medium (SERB-DST, 2016-2019, Rs. 38 lakhs)

Professional Membership

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)