Chemistry

Research

Research Activities & Projects

The Department of Chemistry is a recognized research centre of University of Kerala since 2013. The department has five approved research guides. Reasearch lab is equipped with various instruments like UV-Visible spectrophotometer, pH meter, Muffle Furnace, Microwave oven etc.

 

Research projects – Total fund allocated = 39,42,000/-

List of Investigators with Project details

1. Dr Shibu Joseph S.T. – (2016-18)

  • BRNS DAE Support Major Research Project of Rs. 25,45,000 entitled “Spatial distribution of uranium and associated water quality parameters in the southern districts of Kerala”
  • List of Equipments purchased under BRNS DAE Support Major Research Project
  1. Bench Top Ion selective meter for Fluoride
  2. LED Fluorimeter
  3. Survey meter
  4. UV Visible Spectrophotometer
  5. Global Positioning system
  6. Micro- processor Water and Soil Analysis Kit
  7. PCS tester 35 Water proof Multiparameter tester
  8. Electronic Balance

2. Dr Biju Mathew – (2012-14)

UGC approved an amount of Rs.170000 for the Minor project entitled “An Investigation to Develop Sensitive and Selective Spectrophotometric Reagents for Zirconium and Tungsten using Sulphur, Nitrogen and Oxygen Donor Chelates”

  • List of Equipments purchased under UGC Minor Project
  1. UV Visible Spectrophotometer

3. Dr. Sarau Devi A. – (2016 -18)

UGC approved an amount of Rs.341000 for the Minor project entitled “Structural-crystal-optical-and biological activities of metal complexes/ frameworks derived from heterocycles as benzothiazoles”

  • List of Equipments purchased under UGC Minor Project
  1. Laboratory Oven
  2. Hydrothermal Autoclave
  3. Vacuum Pump and Vacuum Desicator
  4. Water bath
  5. pH meter
  6. Conductivity meter
  7. Magnetic Stirrer
  8. Heating Mantle

4. Dr Manohar D. Mullassery - (2016 -18)

  • UGC approved an amount of Rs.490000 for the Minor project entitled “Microwave Assisted Green Synthesis Of Mesoporous Silica Material For The Targeted And Controlled Drug Delivery”
  • List of Equipments purchased under UGC Minor Project
  1. Microwave Oven
  2. Muffle furnace
  3. Water Bath Shaker
  4. Electronic Balance
  5. Water Distillation Unit
  6. Hot Air Oven
  7. pH meter
  8. Magnetic Stirrer
  9. Heating Mantle
  • KSCSTE approved an amount of Rs.12000 for the Students project entitled Microwave assisted green chemistry synthesis of acrylamide grafted cyclodextrin and its application in drug delivery.

5. Dr Noeline B. Fernandez – (2016 -18)

  • UGC approved an amount of Rs.465000 for the Minor project entitled “Development Of Magnetic Biochars For Heavy Metal Remediation”
  • List of Equipments purchased under UGC Minor Project
  1. UV Visible Spectrophotometer
  2. Water Bath Shaker
  3. pH meter
  4. Magnetic Stirrer
  5. Heating Mantle
  • KSCSTE approved an amount of Rs.13000 for the Students project entitled “Development Of Biochars For Methylene Blue Remediation From Aqueous Solutions”

Dr. Suma N                                                                        Polymer Technology

Dr. Biju Mathew                                                                 Analytical and Inorganic chemistry

Dr.Manohar Mullassery                                                     Waste water management, Medicinal chemistry

Dr.Neoline B Fernandez                                                    Environmental Chemistry

Dr.Shibu Joseph                                                                Nanomaterials

  • Mrs. Surya. S
  • Mrs. Diana Thomas
  • Mrs. Nazia Rasheed

  • Mrs. Mini. V
  • Mrs. Prabha. J

Research Lab 1

Research Lab 2