Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

NAME: Usha Joseph
POST: Chief-Coordinator Physical Sciences
E.MAIL ID: maryushajo@gmail.com
QUALIFICATION: M.Sc
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE; 29 years

EDUCATION

Degree Subject University, place ,year
M.Sc Analytical chemistry Madras University, Chennai, 1981
B.Sc Chemistry Women's Christian College, Chennai, 1979
B.Ed Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
Registered for Ph.D. Kinetics V.T.U. Belguam

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Ph.D. Title: "Kinetic and Catalytic Investigations of Oxidation of Biologically and Industrially Important Chemicals by Aromatic Sulphonyl N-haloamines. A Mechanistic Approach".

Papers published
1. Oxidation of Flavoxate by Chloramine-T in HCl Medium - A Kinetic and Mechanistic Approach. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences, Vol.2 (10), 64-69, October 2012.

2. Kinetics of Oxidation of Pioglitazone by Chloramine-T in HCl Medium: A Mechanistic Approach. International Journal of Universal Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Vol. 2(2), pp. 85-95, March 2012.

3. Kinetics of Oxidation of Salbutamol by Chloramine-B in NaOH Medium - A Mechanistic Approach. International Research Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 3(4), pp. 170-175, 2012.

4. Kinetics of Oxidation of Phenylephrine by Chloramine-B in HClO4 Medium: A Mechanistic Approach. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Bio- Science, Vol. (3), pp.295 - 310, June 2012.

5. Kinetics of oxidation of Etamsylate by Chloramine-B in alkaline medium: A mechanistic approach. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 4(5), pp. 2607-2613, 2012.

6. Kinetics of oxidation of Gabapentin by bromamine-B in NaOH medium- A mechanistic approach. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 1186- 1195, 2012.

7. Kinetics and Mechanistic Studies on Oxidation of Levocarnitine by Bromamine-T in HCl Medium Catalyzed by Ru(III), Journal of Chemistry, vol. 2013, 7 pages, 2013.

Poster presentations at National level conferences:

1. 'Catalytic Oxidation of Levocarnitine by Bromamine-T in HCl medium using Ru(III). A kinetic Approach' International conference on current trends in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Depts. of Chem. and Biochemistry, Dec18-19, 2009.

2. "Kinetics of Oxidation of Phenylephrine by Bromamine-T in HCl medium: A Kinetic Approach" a National Conference on "Recent Trends in Chemistry" conducted by PES College, Mandya.

CONFERENCE ATTENDED:
1. Attended a National level Workshop on "Internal Quality Audit in Higher Education" in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore - Dec 10'2005.

2. Attended a UGC sponsored National level Workshop on "Relevance of Spiritual Intelligence in Enhancing Quality of Life" in 2006.

3. Attended an International Conference on "Emerging Trends in Higher Education" in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore - 12th to 14th Aug 2008.

4. Attended an International Conference on "Current Trends in Chemistry and Biochemistry" in Central College, Bangalore -Dec 18th and 19th 2009.

5. Attended a Workshop on "Research Methodologies" in 2011.

6. Attended a UGC sponsored National Conference on "Recent Trends in Chemistry" in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore 2011.

7. Science for Mankind' - National Science Conference on Feb 2nd& 3rd 2012 - organized as Chief Co-ordinator in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore.

8. Recent Trends in Medicinal Chemistry' - UGC sponsored National Conference 3rd and 4th September 2014 organized as Coordinator in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore.

9. 'Kill the pain, Not the Patient' UGC sponsored state level conference on Euthanasia in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore.

10. 'Recent Trends in Chemistry' - UGC sponsored National Conference 24th February 2016 organized as Coordinator in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore.

MEMBERSHIP (BOS/BOE/GUIDE/CHAIRPERSON)

Membership of Academic Bodies:

1. Chief Coordinator of Physical Science.

2. Member of Board of Examiners at Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous.

3. Member of Board of Studies for B.Sc, Chemistry - JNC Autonomous, Bangalore.