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DR. M. SITHAMBARESAN

M. Sithambaresan

Dr. M. Sithambaresan
B.Sc. Hons. (Jaffna), M.Phil.(UPDN), Ph.D. (CUSAT), Grad.C.Chem
Senior Lecturer I in Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, 
Faculty of Science,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka,  
Chenkalady, Sri Lanka

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Date of birth: 30/12/1971
Civil status: Married
Citizenship : Sri Lanka
Present Position : Senior Lecturer Grade I

Education

Ph.D. (Chemistry)

Thesis: Transition metal complexes of some N4-phenylsemicarbazones: crystal structures and spectral studies.
Place: CochinUniversity of Science and Technology, Kerala, India
Date: 26/11/2012

M. Phil. (Chemistry)

Title: A Suite of Home Experiments for Web-based Teaching in Analytical and Food Chemistry
Place: University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Date: 16/05/2007

B.Sc. (Hons)

Second class (upper division),
University of Jaffna,
Sri Lanka
Date: 18/02/1998

Refereed Journal (International)

  1. M.M Fousiamol, M Sithambaresan, V.A. Smolenski, J. P. Jasinski, M.R.P. Kurup. (2018). Halogen/azide bridged box dimer copper(II) complexes of 2-benzoylpyridine-3-methoxybenzhydrazone: Structural and spectral studies, Polyhedron 141, 60-68.

  2. S.R Layana, S.R Saritha, L Anitha, M Sithambaresan, M.R. Sudarsanakumar, S Suma. (2018). Synthesis, spectral characterization and structural studies of a novel O, N, O donor semicarbazone and its binuclear copper complex with hydrogen bond stabilized lattice, Journal of Molecular Structure 1157, 579-586.

  3. K.U Ambili, M Sithambaresan, M.R.P. Kurup. (2017). Interplay of bifurcated hydrogen bonds in making of inclusion/pseudo-inclusion complexes of Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) of a salophen type ligand: Crystal structures and spectral aspects. Journal of Molecular Structure 1134, 687-696.

  4. R. Drisya, U. S. S. Mol, P. R. S. Chandran, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. Sudarsankumar (2017) , Crystal structure of poly[[di-μ3-acetato-tetra¬aqua¬bis¬(μ2-cyclo-hexane-1,4-di¬carboxyl¬ato)dilanth¬an¬um(III)] dihydrate], Acta Cryst. E73, 1926-1930.

  5. S. Kumar, A. Hansda, A. Chandra, A. Kumar, M. Kumar, M. Sithambaresan, S. H. Faizi, V. Kumar, R. P John. (2017). Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes of acenaphthoquinone 3-(4-benzylpiperidyl)thiosemicarbazone: Synthesis, structural, electrochemical and antibacterial studies, Polyhedron 134, 11-21.

  6. S. Sathiyavasan, M. Sithambaresan, G. Parthiban, R. Srikaran. (2017). Synthesis and Spectroscopic Analysis of the Nature of Coordination Modes of Ligands in Copper (ll) and Cadmium (ll) Complexes of Two N-Oxidobenzamide Derivatives, International Journal of Science, Technology and Society 5(5), 179-181.

  7. N Aiswarya, M Sithambaresan, SS Sreejith, SW Ng, MRP Kurup. (2016). Polymeric polymorphs and a monomer of pseudohalide incorporated Cu (II) complexes of 2, 4-dichlorido-6-((2-(dimethylamino) ethylimino) methyl) phenol]: Crystal structures and spectroscopic behavior, Inorganica Chimica Acta 443, 251–266.
  8. RJ Kunnath, M Sithambaresan, AA Aravindakshan, A Natarajan. (2016). The ligating versatility of pseudohalides like thiocyanate and cyanate in copper (II) complexes of 2-benzoylpyridine semicarbazone: Monomer, dimer and polymer, Polyhedron 113, 73-80.
  9. C Nithya, M Sithambaresan, MRP Kurup. (2016). Crystal structures of (1E, 4E)-1, 5-bis (5-bromothiophen-2-yl)-2, 4-dimethylpenta-1, 4-dien-3-one and (E)-4-(5-bromothiophen-2-yl)-1, 3-diphenylbut-3-en-2-one Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 72 (2), 199-202.
  10. CF Annie, M Sithambaresan, MRP Kurup. (2015). Crystal structure of (E)-2-[(2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)(phenyl) methylidene]-N-phenylhydrazine-1-carboxamide, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 71 (4), 427-430.
  11. K Jayakumar, M Sithambaresan, N Aiswarya, MRP Kurup. (2015). Synthesis and spectral characterization of mono-and binuclear copper (II) complexes derived from 2-benzoylpyridine-N 4-methyl-3-thiosemicarbazone: Crystal structure of a novel sulfur bridged copper (II) box-dimer, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 139, 28-36.
  12. R Datta, V Ramya, M Sithambaresan, MRP Kurup. (2015). Crystal structure of 4-{(E)-[2-(pyridin-4-ylcarbonyl) hydrazin-1-ylidene] methyl} phenyl acetate monohydrate, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 71 (2), o79-o80.
  13. Bibitha Joseph, NR Sajitha, M Sithambaresan, EB Seena, MR Prathapachandra Kurup. (2015). Crystal structure of N′-[(E)-3, 5-dichloro-2-hydroxybenzylidene]-4-nitrobenzohydrazide dimethylformamide monosolvate, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 71(11), o826-o827.
  14. R Sudheer, M Sithambaresan, NR Sajitha, E Manoj, MRP Kurup. (2015). Crystal structure of aqua [(E)-N′-(5-bromo-2-oxidobenzylidene-κO) benzohydrazidato-κ2O, N′] dioxidomolybdenum (VI) dimethylformamide monosolvate, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 71(6), 702-705.
  15. S Sravya, S Sruthy, N Aiswarya, M Sithambaresan, MRP Kurup. (2015). Crystal structure of (E)-N′-(5-bromo-2-hydroxybenzylidene) nicotinohydrazide monohydrate, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 71(7), 734-736.
  16. JP Jacob, M Sithambaresan, C Kunjachan, MRP Kurup. (2015). Crystal structure of 8-[7, 8-bis (4-chlorobenzoyl)-7H-cyclopenta [a] acenaphthylen-9-yl] naphthalene-1-carboxylic acid, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 71 (1), 38-41
  17. C LU Sajitha, M Sithambaresan, JP Jacob, MRP Kurup. (2015). Crystal structure of (4-chlorophenyl)[2-(10-hydroxyphenanthren-9-yl) phenanthro [9, 10-b] furan-3-yl] methanone, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online 70 (11), 355-358.
  18. N. R. Sajitha, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). Crystal structure of 2-[(E)-4-benz­yloxy-2-hy­droxy­benzyl­idene]-N-cyclo­hexyl­hydrazinecarbo­thio­amide aceto­nitrile hemisolvate, Acta Cryst. E70, o987-o988.
  19. C. Nithya, M. Sithambaresan, S. Prathapan and M. R. P. Kurup (2014).  (2E,7E)-2,7-Bis[(thio­phen-2-yl)methyl­idene]cyclo­hepta­none, Acta Cryst. E70, o722.
  20. A. A. Aravindakshan, V. Seena, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup (2014). Dichlorido{(2E)-2-[phen­yl(pyridin-2-yl)methyl­idene]hydrazinecarbo­thio­amide} cadmium(II) methanol monosolvate, Acta Cryst. E70, m301-m302.
  21. Bibitha Joseph, M. Sithambaresan, M. R. P. Kurup and Seik Weng Ng. (2014). Bis{μ-N-[(E )-4-benzyloxy-2-oxidobenzylidene]-4-nitrobenzenecarbohydrazidato}bis [diaquanickel(II)]dimethylformamide tetrasolvate, Acta Cryst. E70, m211–m212.
  22. Y. Nair, M. Sithambaresan, S. M. Nair and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). N'-[(E)-(3-Fluoro-pyridin-2-yl)methyl¬idene]pyridine-3-carbohydrazide dehydrate, , Acta Crys. E70, o483-o484.
  23. S. R. Layana, M. Sithambaresan, V. L. Siji, M. R. Sudarsanakumar and S. Suma. (2014). (2E)-2-Benzyl¬idene-N-phenyl¬hydrazinecarboxamide, Acta Cryst. E70, o591.
  24. P. B. Sreeja, M. Sithambaresan, N. Aiswarya and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). N'-[(E)-1-(2-Fluoro¬phen¬yl)ethyl¬idene]pyridine-4-carbohydrazide, , Acta Cryst. E70, o532-o533.
  25. K Jayakumar, M Sithambaresan, A AmbiliAravindakshan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). Synthesis and spectral characterization of copper (II) complexes derived from 2-benzoylpyridine-N4, N4-dimethyl-3-thiosemicarbazone: Crystal structure of a binuclear complex, Polyhedron. 75, 50-56. 
  26. R. Sandhya, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). [2-Benzyl-3-(naphthalen-1-yl)-2,3-di¬hydro-1,2-oxazole-4,5-di¬yl]bis¬(phenyl¬methanone), Acta  Cryst. E70, o354-o355.
  27. R Datta, V Ramya, M Sithambaresan, MRP Kurup. (2014). N'-[(E)-Furan-2-yl methylidene]-4-hydroxybenzohydrazide, Acta Cryst. E70, o242.
  28. N. Mohan, S. S. Sreejith, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). (±)-trans-6,6'-Dieth¬oxy-2,2'-[cyclo¬hexane-1,2-diylbis(nitrilo¬methanylyl¬idene)]diphenol monohydrate, Acta Cryst. E70, o182-o183.
  29. P. B. Sreeja, M. Sithambaresan, N. Aiswarya and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). N'-[(1E)-1-(2-Fluoro¬phen¬yl)ethyl¬idene]pyridine-3-carbohydrazide, Acta Cryst. E70, o115.
  30. N. R. Sajitha, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). (E)-2-(4-Benz¬yloxy-2-hy-droxy¬benzyl¬idene)-N-methyl¬hydrazinecarbo¬thio¬amide, Acta Cryst. E70, o112-o113.  
  31. E. M. Mathew, M. Sithambaresan, P. A. Unnikrishnan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2014). 16-Oxa¬penta¬cyclo¬[6.6.5.01,18.02,7.09,14]nona¬deca-2,4,6,9,11,13,18-heptaen-15-one, Acta Cryst. E70, o114.
  32. V.S. Dhanya, M.R. Sudarsanakumar, S. Suma, M.R.P. Kurup, Maheswaran Sithambaresan, Sunalya M. Roy, Shibu M. Eapen. (2014). Spectral, thermal, structural and microhardness studies of tetraaquabis(malonato)cadmium(II)copper(II): A new three-dimensional heterobimetallic framework system, InorganicaChimicaActa 409, 367–371.
  33. P. B. Sreeja, M. Sithambaresan, N. Aiswarya and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). N'-[(E)-2-Fluoro¬benzyl¬idene]benzo¬hydrazide, Acta Cryst. E69, o1828.
  34. J. Emmanuel, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). N'-[(E)-5-Bromo-2-hy-droxy-3-meth¬oxy¬benzyl¬idene]benzohydrazide monohydrate, Acta Cryst. E69, o1775-o1776.
  35. N. R. Sajitha, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). 5,5'-Bis(benz¬yloxy)-2,2'-[hydrazine¬diylidenebis(methanylyl¬idene)]diphenol, Acta Cryst.  E69, o1755.
  36. Aiswarya, M.Sithambaresan, M. R. P. Kurup and S. W. Ng. (2013). Di¬chlorido¬{2-[(E)-phen¬yl(pyridin-2-yl- N)methyl¬idene]-N-phenyl¬hydra¬zine¬carboxamide- 2N2,O} copper(II), N. Acta Cryst. E69, m588-m589.
  37. R. Datta, V. Ramya, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). 4-{(E)-[2-(Pyridin-3-ylcarbonyl)hydrazinylidene]methyl}phenyl acetate, Acta Cryst. E69, o1549.
  38. M. K. Prasanna, M. Sithambaresan, K. Pradeepkumar and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). 2-{(E)-[(2Z)-2-(1,2-Dihydrophthalazin-1-ylidene)hydrazinylidene]methyl}phenol, Acta Cryst. E69, o1522-o1523.
  39. M. K. Prasanna, M. Sithambaresan, K. Pradeepkumar and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). N'-{(E)-[5-(Hydroxymethyl)furan-2-yl]methylidene}pyridine-4-carbohydrazide dehydrate, Acta Cryst. E69, o1342-o1343.
  40. R. Sandhya, M. Sithambaresan, S. Prathapan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). (2-tert-Butyl-3-phenyl-2,3-dihydroisoxazole-4,5-diyl)bis(phenylmethanone) Acta Cryst. E69, o1284-o1285.
  41. Eason M. Mathew, M. Sithambaresan, P. A. Unnikrishnan and M. R.P. Kurup. (2013). 8-Phenyl-16-thiapentacyclo[6.6.5.01,18.02,7.09,14] nonadeca-2,4,6,9,11,13,18-heptaene, Acta Cryst. E69, o1165
  42. B. Joseph, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). N'-[(E)-4-Benzyloxy-2-hydroxybenzylidene]-4-nitrobenzohydrazidedimethylformamidemonosolvate, Acta Cryst. E69, o1160-o1161.
  43. A. A. Aravindakshan, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2013). (2E)-2-(3-Ethoxy-2-hydroxybenzylidene)hydrazinecarboxamide, Acta Cryst.  E69, o586-o587.
  44. M. K. Prasanna, M. Sithambaresan, K. Pradeepkumar and M. R. PrathapachandraKurup. (2013). N’-[(E )-2-Hydroxy-5-methoxybenzylidene]pyridine-4-carbohydrazide monohydrate, Acta Cryst. E69, o881.
  45. C. F. Annie, Jinsa Mary Jacob, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2012). (2E)-2-[1-(2-Hydroxy-4methoxyphenyl)ethylidene]Nphenylhydrazinecarboxamide monohydrate, Acta Cryst. E68, o2985-o2986.
  46. P. R. Reshma, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. PrathapachandraKurup. (2012). N′-[(E)-5-Bromo-2-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylidene]-4-methoxybenzohydrazidemonohydrate, Acta Cryst. E68, o2821-o2822.
  47. P. R. Reshma, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. PrathapachandraKurup. (2012). N’-[(E)-4-Benzyloxy-2-hydroxybenzylidene]benzohydrazide, Acta Cryst. E68, o2785.
  48. Yamuna Nair, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. PrathapachandraKurup. (2012). N’-[(E)-(3-Fluoropyridin-2-yl)methylidene]benzohydrazide monohydrate, Acta Cryst. E68, o2709.
  49. J. M. Jacob, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2012). (2E)-2-(5-Bromo-2-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylidene)-N-phenylhydrazinecarbothioamide, Acta Cryst.  E68, o1871-o1872.
  50. B Joseph, M Sithambaresan, MRP Kurup. (2012). N'-[(E)-4-Benzyloxy-2-hydroxybenzylidene]-4-nitrobenzohydrazide monohydrate, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online 68 (5), o1421-o1422.
  51. K. U. Ambili, S. S. Sreejith, Jinsa Mary Jacob, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. PrathapachandraKurup. (2012). 2-Ethoxy-6-({2-[(3-ethoxy-2-hydroxybenzylidene) amino]-benzyl}iminomethyl)phenol, Acta Cryst. E68, o2482.
  52. M. C. Vineetha, M. Sithambaresan, Jinsa Mary Jacob and M. R. P. Kurup. (2012). Di-μ-acetato-κ4O:O-bis({N_-[(E)-phenyl(pyridin-2-yl-κN)methylidene] benzohydrazidato-κ2N_,O}copper(II)), Acta Cryst. E68, m1086–m1087.
  53. B. Joseph, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2012). N′-{(E)-[4-(Benzyloxy)-2-hydroxyphenyl]methylidene}-4-nitrobenzohydrazide hydrate, Acta Cryst. E68, o1519–o1520.
  54. M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2011). 2-(3-Ethoxy-2-hydroxybenzylidene)-N-phenylhydrazinecarboxamide, Acta Cryst.  E67, o2972.
  55. Annie C.F., J.M. Jacob, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (2012). (2E)-2-[(2-Hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)(phenyl)methylidene]-N-phenylhydrazine carboxamide dimethyl formamide monosolvate, Acta Cryst. E68, o1519–o1520.
  56. V.S. Dhanya, M.R. Sudarsanakumar, S. Suma, M.R.P. Kurup, M. Sithambaresan and S.M. Roy. (2012) Spectral, thermal, structural, dielectric and microhardness studies of gel grown diaquasuccinatocadmium(II) hemihydrate, Spectrochimica Acta Part A 93, 295– 299.
  57. R. J. Kunnath, M. Sithambaresan, M. R. P. Kurup, A. Natarajan and A. A. Aravindakshan. (2012). Bis{-2-[bis(pyridin-2-yl)methylidene]hydrazinecarbothioamidato}bis[bromidocopper(II)]methanol disolvate, Acta Cryst. E68, m346-m347.
  58. K. Jayakumar,  M. Sithambaresan and  M. R. Prathapachandra Kurup. (2011). Dimethyl-2-[phenyl(pyridin-2-yl)methylidene]hydrazinecarbothioamide, Acta Cryst. E67, o3195.
  59. Nancy Mathew, M. Sithambaresan, M.R.P. Kurup. (2011). Spectral studies of copper(II) complexes of tridentate hydrazone ligands with heterocyclic compounds as coligands: X ray crystal structure of one acylhydrazone copper(II) complex, Spectrochim. Acta A, 79, 1154-1161.
  60. Jessy Emmanuel,  M. Sithambaresan and  M. R. Prathapachandra Kurup. (2011). N'-[(E)-Furan-2-ylmethylidene]pyridine-3-carbohydrazide,   Acta Cryst. E67, o3267.
  61. M.R.P. Kurup, Binu Varghese, M. Sithambaresan, Suja Krishnan, S.R. Sheeja, E. Suresh. (2011). Synthesis, spectral characterization and crystal structure of copper(II) complexes of 2-benzoylpyridine-N(4)-phenylsemicarbazone, Polyhedron, 30, 70-78.
  62. K. Nisha,  M. Sithambaresan and  M. R. Prathapachandra Kurup. (2011) (E)-2-(4-Benzyloxy-2-hydroxybenzylidene)-N-phenylhydrazinecarbothioamide, Acta Cryst. E67, o3420.
  63. Sreesha Sasi, M. Sithambaresan, M.R.P. Kurup, H.-K. Fun. (2010) Syntheses and EPR spectral studies and crystal structures of manganese(II) complexes of neutral NN donor bidentate Schiff bases and azide/thiocyanate as coligand, Polyhedron, 29, 2643-2650.
  64. D. Hoole and M. Sithambaresan. (2003). Chemical Engineering Home-Practicals: Towards Making Distance Education Truly Distant, Int. J. Engng Ed. 19, 3, 487-494.
  65. D. Hoole and M. Sithambaresan. (2003). Analytical Chemistry Labs with Kits and CD-Based Instructions as Teaching Aids for Distance Learning, J. Chem. Educ. 80, 11, 1308-1310.

Presentations

  1. M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (18-19 March, 2011). Synthesis and Crystal structure of dimericCu(II) Complex of 2-pyridinecarboxaldehyde-4-phenylsemicarbazone,  Proc. of National Seminar on New Frontiers in Chemical Sciences and Technology, N.S.S.HinduCollege, Changanassery, India.
  2. Roji J. Kunnath, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (18-19 March, 2011). Synthesis and characterization of Cu(II) Complex of N-methylsemicarbazide and its crystal structure, Proc. of National Seminar on New Frontiers in Chemical Sciences and Technology, N. S.S.HinduCollege, Changanassery, India.
  3. K. Jayakumar, M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (18-19 March, 2011). An unusual coordination of 5-(2-phenyl(pyridine-2-yl)methylene)hydrazinyl-N,N-dimethyl 1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-amine to Cu(II) ion via one of the N atoms in 1,3,4-thiadiazole ring, Proc. of National Seminar on New Frontiers in Chemical Sciences and Technology, N. S.S.HinduCollege, Changanassery, India.
  4. K. Vaheesar and M. Sithambaresan. (2006). Introducing Problem-Based Study to the Chemistry Undergraduates at the Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Proc. 5th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. 240-244.
  5. D. Hoole and M. Sithambaresan. (2002). Chemical Engineering Laboratories: Towards Making Distance Education Truly Distant, Annual session IV, IESL.
  6. D. Hoole and M. Sithambaresan. (2000). Accessible plant-based pH indicators for distance education in Sri Lanka, Proc. Of the annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, E2, 249.
  7. M. Sithambaresan and M. R. P. Kurup. (4-5 March, 2011). Synthesis and crystal structure of Cu(II) Complex of 2-pyridinecarboxaldehyde-4-phenylsemicarbazone, Proc. Of National Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry, CTric 2011, CUSAT,Kochi, India, pp-42.

Video Lectures

  1. Delivered  video lecture on Impact of non-bonding intermolecular forces found in molecular crystal packing to research scholars and M.Sc. Students, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women (A grade and ISO 9001: certified Institution ), Coimbatore, India on 22-02-2017 at 11.00 a.m

Invited Presentations

  1. Non-covalent interactions that control the self-assembly of organic molecular crystals, 2nd International conference on Applied Crystallography, Chicago, USA, 16-17th October, 2017

  2. Organic molecular crystal structures and the effect of intermolecular interactions on their crystal packing, International conference on Chemical and Environmental Research (ICCER -2017), Jamal Mohamed College, Thiruchirappalli, 07th January, 2017.

  3. Some organic molecular crystal structures exploring dominant intermolecular forces, International conference on emerging frontiers and challenges in chemistry ICEFCC -2014, All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram, 17thand 18th February, 2014.

  4. Interpretation of intermolecular packing forces in metal complexes using single crystal XRD data, Workshop on Crystal Growth, Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction and Structure Analysis, PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvananthapuram, 29th October 2011.

  • Synthesis and characterization of transition metal complexes.
  • Single crystal X-ray studies on organic and inorganic metal complexes, Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) studies on transition metal complexes.

  • CH 103:          Stereochemistry and Kinetic Molecular Theory
  • CH 152:          Organic Practical (Elemental identification and functional group analysis)
  • CH 206:          X-ray crystallography, Symmetry & symmetry elements and Phase rule
  • CH 302:          Heterocyclic chemistry and Rearrangement reactions
  • CH 305:          Organometallic Chemistry & Non-aqueous solvents
  • CH 251:          Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHS 405:        Inorganic Chemistry II
  • CHS 402        Organic Chemistry I
  • CHS 452:        Organic Chemistry (Practical)

  • Received National Research Council (NRC) merit award for scientific publication 2015 in 2017.
  • Received President’s award for scientific publication 2014 in 25th November, 2016.
  • Best poster award for a paper presented at the annual Research Sesion-2017 organized by Faculty of Health Care Sciences, EUSL on 12th -13th October 2017
  • Award for dedicated and valuable service as lecturer to Eastern University, Sri Lanka in the year 2006.

Ph.D. (Chemistry)
Thesis: Transition metal complexes of some N4-phenylsemicarbazones: crystal structures and spectral studies.
Place: CochinUniversity of Science and Technology, Kerala, India
Date: 26/11/2012

M. Phil. (Chemistry)
Title: A Suite of Home Experiments for Web-based Teaching in Analytical and Food Chemistry
Place: University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Date: 16/05/2007

B.Sc. (Hons)
Second class (upper division),
University of Jaffna,
Sri Lanka
Date: 18/02/1998

Head of the department of Chemistry

Coordinator for Activity 1: curriculum revision, under QIG Project, EUSL

Chairman for Curriculum revision committee /Science

Chairman for Convocation Committees

Coordinator for External Degree in Science, Eastern University, Sri Lanka

Student Counsellor, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Sri Lanka

Member of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)

Member of the Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon 

Member of TITA (Tamil Information Technology Association)

Sub Editor, Chemical Society (1997), University of Jaffna 

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