Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

NAME: S. Ramalakshmi
POST: Lecturer
E.MAIL ID: ramalakshmi_sundaram@yahoo.co.in
QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., M. Phil
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE; 11 years

EDUCATION

Degree Subject University, place ,year
M. Phil Physical Chemistry V.H.N.S.N. College, Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai,2002-2003
M.Sc General chemistry V.H.N.S.N. College, Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai,2000-2002
B.Sc. Chemistry (Physics & Mathematics as ancillary) "V.V.V. College for women", Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, 1997-2000

RESEARCH INTERESTS: 1. Kinetics and mechanism of industrially and biologically important retro- Knoevenagel reactions.
2. Establishment of kinetic modeling and mechanistic approach.

PUBLICATIONS: S.RAMALAKSHMI, K.RAJASEKARAN and A.SARATHI, 'Micellar catalysis in the retro-Knoevenagel reaction of ethyl-∝-cyanocinnamates' J. Chem. Sci., 120(5), 2008, 475-480.

CONFERENCE ATTENDED: 1. UGC sponsored symposium on "Chemistry for Sustainable Development" at MLA College, Bangalore on 10th and 11th March 2011.

2. UGC sponsored National conference on "Recent Trends in Medicinal Chemistry" at JNC, Bangalore on 3rd and 4th Sep 2014.

3. '2nd International Conference on Public mental Health and Neurosciences' on 9th and 10th December 2015 at Jyoti Nivas College- Auditorium.

4. Kill the pain, Not the Patient' UGC sponsored state level conference on Euthanasia in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore on 23rd Jan -2015.

5. 'Recent Trends in Chemistry' - UGC sponsored National Conference on 24th February 2016 Participated as member of organizing committee in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore

AWARDS/ACHEIVEMENTS: M. Phil (Chemistry): First class with distinction
M.Sc: University rank holder (7th rank)
B.Sc: Gold medalist, College Topper