Dr. Shubha S. Kumar

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

@  shubha-at-universitycollege.ac.in


Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. from University College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • M.Sc. from S.N. College, Chempazhanthy
  • B.Sc. from Government College for Women Thiruvananthapuram

Area of Interest (Teaching)

  • Inorganic Chemistry

Area of Interest (Research)

  • Inorganic Chemistry


  • Assistant Professor at University College, Thiruvananthapuram (2011 – till date)
  • Assistant Professor at Govt. College, Kariavattom (2010-2011)
  • Non-Vocational Teacher at G.V.H.S.S. Malayinkeezhu (2008-2010)

Additional Responsibilities

  • Tutor, BSc Chemistry

Journal Publications

  • R.S. Sreepriya. Shubha S. Kumar, Sadasivan V, Biju S, Sher Singh, Synthesis, characterization & biological studies of Mn(II), Fe(III) and Co(II) complexes of (Z)-1, 5-dimethyl-4-(2-(2-oxopropylidene), Journal of Molecular Structure Volume 1201, 5 February 2020, 127110.
  • Shubha S. Kumar, Sreepriya R.S, Biju S, Sadasivan V., Synthesis, crystal structure and spectroscopic studies of trivalent Fe(III) and mixed valent ion-pair Co(II,III) complexes with 5-(2-(2-hydroxyphenyl)hydrazono)-2,2-dimethyl-4,6-dione, Journal of Molecular Structure Volume 1197, 5 December 2019, Pages 235-243
  • S. Biju, Shubha S. Kumar, V. Sadasivan, Synthesis, spectral and single crystal X-ray characterization of 5-(2-(2,3-dimethyl-5-oxo-1-phenyl-2,5-dihydro-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)hydrazono)pyrimidine-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trione and its copper(II) complexes, Polyhedron Volume 144, 1 April 2018, Pages 210-218.
  • Shubha S. Kumar, S. Biju, V. Sadasivan, Synthesis, structure characterization and biological studies on a new aromatic hydrazone, 5-(2-(1,5-dimethyl-3-oxo-2-phenyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)hydrazono)-2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-dione, and its transition metal complexes, Journal of Molecular Structure Volume 1156, 15 March 2018, Pages 201-209.

Papers presented

  • Shubha S. Kumar , Sreepriya R.S. and V. Sadasivan, Synthesis and characterisation of zirconyl complex of 5-(2-(1,5-dimethyl-3-oxo-2-phenyl-2,3-dihydro-1h-pyrazol-4-yl)hydrazono)-2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-dione and fluoride sensing in aqueous medium, National Seminar on Neoteric Advances in Chemical Sciences, 11-12 October 2018, Department of Chemistry, Kariavattom.
  • Sreepriya R.S., Shubha S. Kumar, V. Sadasivan, Synthesis, characterisation and biological activity of azodyes of heterocyclic compounds, International Seminar on Technologically Advanced Materials, 29 September 2018, Department of Physics and Research Centre, Muslim Arts College, Tamilnadu.
  • Shubha S. Kumar, V. Sadasivan, Biju S., Sreepriya R.S, Mini S., Vidya V.G., Synthesis and characterization of N’-(2,4,6-trioxotetrahydropyrimidin-5(2H)-ylidene)isonicotinohydrazide and its Zn(II) and Co(II) complexes, National Seminar on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences, 13-14 March 2017, Department of Chemistry, University College, Thiruvananthapuram.