School’s Achievements (using UPE Fund)
Under the focused area initiative of UPE, research in four major interdisciplinary areas is actively pursued in our school.
Development of Nanostructured Materials for
(a) Chemosensors for heavy metals and toxic gases
(b) Electrochemical sensors for pesticides
(c) Biological applications
(d) Energy applications
46 original research articles were published in reputed international journals with high impact factor out of 5 UPE projects
61 research papers were presented in both National and International Conferences and 3 interdisciplinary conferences were organized.
Major equipments required for research in nanoscience were purchased.
Infrastructure facilities for research and teaching were generated.
Distinction earned by faculty members like National and International Awards, Professional Societies (2012 to present)
The following faculty have been awarded the UGC Raman Fellowship during 2012-2016
Dr. V. Padmini (2013)
Dr. S. Sivakumar (2013)
Dr. M. Jeyanthinath (2014)
Dr. G. Gnanakumar (2016)
Dr. P. Suresh (2016)
Dr. M. Jeyanthinath has been awarded the DST-DAAD award (2017)
Prof. R. Ramaraj has the distinction of being the Fellow of all three National Science Academies, i.e. FNASc, FASc and INSA. He is also aMember, National Science Education Panel, Indian Academy of Sciences (2010-2015) and Member, National Committee of IUPAC (INSA-ICSU), INSA, New Delhi, (2012-2015). He has been the
Joint Secretary, Chemical Research Society of India (crsi), Bangalore (2014-2017)
Prof. S. Perumal, Former Emeritus Scientist, received UGC Basic Science Research (BSR) award (2013-2016) and Bronze medal of Chemical Research Society of India (Feb 2014)
Dr. R. Mayilmurugan was awarded Fulbright Fellowship (2014) and the Fulbright outreach fund (2015). He also received the Indian National Science Academy-Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft bilateral exchange program award to visit Germany for three months (2014)
Dr. A. Dhakshinamoorthy received Young Scientist Award 2014 for Chemical Sciences, The Academy of Sciences, Chennai. Also he received the Indian National Science Academy-Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft bilateral exchange program award to visit Germany for three months (May to July, 2015)
Dr. R. Saraswathi: Recognized Trainer Associate in UGC - Capacity Building Program for Women Managers in Higher Education (2012)
The following faculty were awarded Emeritus Fellowship:
Prof. S. Perumal (UGC-BSR, 2013-2016)
Prof. R. Ramaraj (CSIR, 2017)
Prof. S. Muthusubramanian (CSIR, 2017)
Prof. K. Pitchumani (UGC (2016) & CSIR (2017)
Dr. K. MurugaPoopathi Rajahas been awarded the Indian National Science Academy-Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft bilateral exchange program award to visit Germany for three months (2017)