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Assistant Professor
Deparment of Chemistry
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Present Position
Assistant Professor
Experience
Highest Qualification
Areas of Interest Pericyclic reactions, NMRspectroscopy, Supramolecular chemistry, Cages and metal clusters,Carbohydrate chemistry
Field of Research
Guideship Details
Subjects Handled
Electronic spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy, Mass spectroscopy, Organic reaction mechansim, Supramolecular chemistry, Transition metal chemistry
Academic Responsibilities Undertaken
  • Handling classes for Graduate and Post Graduate students
  • Provide coaching sessions for CSIR-NET and GATE examinations
  • Assisting Students in e-learning and Scientific softwares
Duties Performed
  • PTA Secretary
Research Projects Undertaken
Research Publications
  • V.G. Viju Kumar and P.Indrasenan  “A simultaneous TG-DTA study of microcrystalline cellulose in presence of  Flame retardant additives” Proc.44th Annual Convention of Chemists, IAC-OP 20 (2007)
  • V.G. Viju Kumar and P.Indrasenan “Thermal decomposition studies of cellulose ethers in flame retardant formulations” Proc. 20th Kerala Science Congress, pp 325-327(2008)
Books Published

Paper Presentations
Seminars / Workshops Organized
  • National Seminar on “Design and Funtionalisation of Nanomaterials” on 19th and 20th November 2009 held at Department of  Chemistry,University College, Trivandrum.
Seminars Attended
  • National Seminar on “Degradable polymers for consumer applications” on 07th May 2003 held at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum.
  • National seminar on “ Modern techniques in Analytical Chemistry” on 14th and 15th January 2009 held at Govt. Arts College, Trivandrum
  • International seminar on “Perspectives in Natural Product Chemistry” on 23rd September 2009 held at Govt. College for women, Trivandrum.
  • One day dialogue session on “Competency Development-Sharing of International Best Practices” on 6th March 2009 at Technopark, Trivandrum.
  • National Seminar on “Design and Funtionalisation of Nanomaterials” on 19th and 20th November 2009 held at University College, Trivandrum.
  • National Seminar on “Current Concepts in Biotechnology”, 24th March, 2010,held at University College, Trivandrum.
Workshops Attended
  • Workshop for College Chemistry teachers by FCBS, Trivandrum and JNCASR, Bangalore during October 13-15, 2008
  • Workshop for College Chemistry teachers by FCBS, Trivandrum and JNCASR, Bangalore during October 29-31, 2009
Refresher Courses Attended
  • UGC sponsored Orientation programme from 23-09-2009 to 20-10-2006 at UGC-Academic Staff College, Trivandrum.
  • UGC sponsored Refresher course in Chemistry from 30-08-2007 to 20-09-2007 at UGC-Academic Staff College, Trivandrum
  • Course on “Web applications on open source software” under AICTE- Staff Development Programme from 11-12-2006 to 23-12-2006 held at Central Polytechnic College, Trivandrum
Orientation Programmes Attended

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