TOKA SWU Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Chemistry
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • tokaswu@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph. D. Gamma Photon Induced Modification of Some Polymers Nagaland University 2009
2 M. Sc. Chemistry Nagaland University 2000

Area of Specializaion

Synthesis, Catalysis, Computational and Radiation Chemistry

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Assistant Professor Chemistry Pondicherry University
2 Associate Professor Chemistry Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Assistant Professor Chemistry Pondicherry University Synthesis, Catalysis and Radiation Chemistry
2 Associate Professor Chemistry Pondicherry University Synthesis, Catalysis, Computational and Radiation Chemistry

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 A novel synthesis strategy for hybrid quaternary rGO/MnO2/NiO/CuO nanocomposite as electrode for enduring symmetric supercapacitor fabrication Joselene Suzan Jennifer Patrick, Muthupandi S, S.R. Niranjan, M. Joe Raja Ruban, Madhavan J., Prathap S, Nimbus, Toka Swu, Victor Antony Raj. M Synthetic Metals 293, 117282 2023 4
2 Bismuth-catalyzed N-Arylation of 2-Aminobenzimidazole and Phosphorylation of Substituted Coumarins via C􀀀 H functionalization M. Aamir Bin Riyaz and T. Swu ChemistrySelect Vol. 7. e202203281 2022 2.307
3 Bismuth‑catalyzed arylation of ethyl glyoxylate with aniline via N–H insertion Mohd. Aamir Bin Riyaz · G. Premkumar · Toka Swu Molecular Diversity https://doi.org/10.1007/s11030-022-10411-x 2022 3.364
4 Synthesis, characterization and DNA-binding studies of Cu(II) and Ni(II) complexes of 1,3- diamino-2-hydroxy-propane derivatives Ramina Shahani, Rajkumar Bhubon Singh, U. Wang Oinam, Thoudam Surchandra Singh, Toka Swu & G. Premkumar Journal of Coordination Chemistry Volume 74, Issue 16, Pages 2780-2797 2021 1.751
5 New Copper(II) Complexes of Pyridine-2-carboxaldehyde-N-(2-pyridyl)hydrazone and 2-Hydroxy-1-naphthaldehyde-semicarbazone: Synthesis, Characterization OINAM U-WANG, RAJ KUMAR BHUBON SINGH, USAM IBOTOMBA SINGH, RAMINA, THOUDAM SURCHANDRA SINGH, TOKA SWU and CH. BRAJAKISHORE SINGH Asian Journal of Chemistry Vol. 32, No. 11, pp.2783-2792 2020 3.698
6 An efficient green synthesis and antibacterial activity of 1,3-benzoxazine and 1,3-naphthoxazine using NaCl.SiO2 as solid catalyst in neat condition Putusenla Imchen, Betokali K. Zhimomi, Lensayula Longkumer, Shokip Tumtin, Toka Swu, Tovishe Phucho Journal of heterocyclic chemistry 57: 3394–3399 2020 2.193
7 New dinuclear Schiff base complexes of iron(II/III) and copper(II) ions: synthesis, crystal structure, and DNA-binding studies O. U-Wang, Rajkumar Bhubon Singh, Wahengbam Bembee Devi, Usham Ibotomba Singh, Rajkumari Bindiya Devi, Oinam Bijeta Devi, Ramina Shahani & Toka Swu Inorganic and Nano-Metal Chemistry VOL. 49, NO. 11, 363–374 2019 0.839
8 Crystal structure, Hirshfeld surface analysis and HOMO–LUMO analysis of (E )-4-bromo-N-(4-methoxybenzylidene)benzohydrazide Kasthuri Balasubramani, Ganesan Premkumar, Palaniyappan Sivajeyanthi, Muthaiah Jeevaraj, Bellarmin Edison and Toka Swu Acta Crystallographica Section E E74, 1500–1503 2019 0.5
9 Computational studies on G-quadruplex DNA-stabilizing property of novel Wittig-based Schiff-Base ligands and their copper(II) complexes Bathula Rajasekhar & Chandan Kumar & G. Premkumar & Mohd Aamir Bin Riyaz & P. T. V. Lakshmi & Toka Swu* Structural Chemistry 30:727–742 2019 2.081
10 Crystal structure, Hirshfeld surface analysis and HOMO–LUMO analysis of (E)-N0-(3-hydroxy-4- methoxybenzylidene)nicotinohydrazide monohydrate Palaniyappan Sivajeyanthi, Bellarmin Edison, Kasthuri Balasubramani, Ganesan Premkumar and Toka Swu Acta Crystallographica Section E 2019. E75, 804–80 2018 0.5
11 Computational study on non-linear optical property of Wittig based Schiff-Base ligands (both Z & E isomers) & Copper(II) complex Bathula Rajasekhar, P.K. Muhammad Hijaz, Toka Swu* Journal of Molecular Structure 1168, 212-222 2018 3.841
12 Computational studies on nonlinear optical property of novel Wittig-based Schiff-base ligands and copper(II) complex Bathula Rajasekhar, Nidarshana Patowary, Danish K. Z. & Toka Swu* Molecular Physics VOL. 116, NO. 14, 1883–11894 2018 1.8
13 Nonlinear optical and G-Quadruplex DNA stabilization properties of novel mixed ligand copper(II) complexes and coordination polymers: Synthesis, struc Bathula Rajasekhar, Navya Bodavarapu, M. Sridevi, G. Thamizhselvi, K. RizhaNazar, R. Padmanaban, Toka Swu* Journal of Molecular Structure 1156, 690-699 2018 3.841
14 Synthesis, spectroscopic, and biological studies on copper(II) complexes containing equatorial–apical chloride bridges: crystal structure of [Cu2(μ R.K. Bindiya Devi, S. Pramodini Devi, R.K. Bhubon Singh, R.K. Hemakumar Singh, Toka Swu, W. Radhapiyari Devic & CH. Brajakishore Singh Journal of Coordination Chemistry Vol. 67, No. 5, 891–909, 2014 1.7
15 Thermal studies of PADC Homalite detector and effect of gamma radiation on its thermal properties Dipak Sinha and Toka Swu* Journal of Applicable Chemistry, 2 (2):192-196 2013 4.69
16 Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Antibacterial Activity of a Cu(II) Complex, [Cu(CH3COO) (HL1)H2O]·H2O Bhagyaraju Bussa, Late P. Sambasiva Rao, S. Muthukamalam, S. Ramachitra , S. Sudha Rani & Toka Swu* Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry 43:1073–1077, 2013 0.839
17 Effect of gamma radiation on dielectric properties of polyacetate polymer Toka Swu, Chuba Akum Pongener, Dipak Sinha and Neelotpal Sen Sarma Der Chemica Sinica 4(3):132-136 2013 0.676
18 Chlorido(4-methylpyridin-2-amine-κN1)(2-{[(4- methylpyridin-2-yl)imino-κN]methyl}phenolato- κO)copper(II) Bussa Bhagyaraju, P. Sambasiva Rao and Toka Swu* Acta Crystallographica Section E E68, m1523 2012 0.5
19 Synthesis through proton transfer reaction, structure and spectroscopic characterization of novel anionic nickel(II) complex with pyridine-2,6- dicarb Toka Swu* Journal of Applicable Chemistry, 1 (3):360-367 2012 4.69
20 Effect of gamma radiation on thermal stability of PADC-American Acrylics detector Dipak Sinha, Tokavi I.Chophi and Toka Swu Advances in Applied Science Research, 3 (4):2128-2133 2012 3.52
21 Synthesis and Crystal Structure Determination of Dimeric Co(II) and Ni(II) with Pyridine 2,6-Dicarboxylic Acid Manob Jyoti Borah • R. K. Bhubon Singh • Upasana Bora Sinha • Toka Swu • Pronob Jyoti Borah Journal of Chemical Crystallography 42:67–75 2012 0.5
22 GAMMA-INDUCED MODIFICATIONS OF POLYCARBONATE POLYMER D. SINHAa, K. L. SAHOO, U. B. SINHA, T. SWU, A. CHEMSEDDINE and D. FINK Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids Vol. 159, pp. 587–595 2004 0.642
23 Gamma-photon induced modifications in Polyvinylchloride (PVC) film D. Sinha, T. Swu, S.P. Tripathy, R. Mishra, K.K. Dwived & D. Fink Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 158, 593-598 2003 0.642
24 Gamma eect on track properties of PADC detector D. Sinha, T. Swu, S.P. Tripathy, R. Mishra, K.K. Dwivedi Radiation Measurements 36. 229 – 231 2003 1.512
25 Spectroscopic and thermal studies of gamma irradiated polypropylene polymer D. Sinha; T. Swu; S. P. Tripathy; R. Mishra; K. K. Dwivedi; D. Fink Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids Vol. 158, pp. 531–537 2003 0.642

Papers Published in Non UGC Approved Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 An efficient sodium chloride-catalyzed synthesis of bis(indolyl) methanes in green solvent and their antibacterial evaluation Lensayula Longkumer, Putusenla Imchen, Betokali K Zhimomi, Toka Swu & I Tovishe Phucho Indian Journal of Chemistry Vol. 61, 10, pp. 1120-1123 2022 NA
2 Clerodendrum colebrookianum extract mediated synthesis of AgNPs and its effective application as a sustainable catalyst for Oxazine transformation in Putusenla Imchen, Betokali K Zhimomi, Toka Swu, Tovishe Phucho Chemical Physics Impact 5, 100131 2022 NA
3 Synthesis, Characterization and DNA Binding Studies of (E)-1-((Pyridin-2-yl)methylidene) semicarbazide Mn(II), Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) Complexes Oinam U-wang, R. K. Bhubon Singh*, W. Bembee Devi, U. Ibotomba Singh, R. K. Bindiya Devi, O. Bijeta Devi, Ramina, Th. Surchandra Singh and Toka Swu Chemical Science International Journal 26(2): 1-19. 2019 .

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Computational Study on Molecular Based Nonlinear Optical Property of Wittig based Schiff Base Ligand Bathula Rajasekhar & Toka Swu International conference on Frontier Areas in Chemical Technologies-2017. (Alagappa University, Kaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India, 2017). ISBN:978-81- 928690-7-0. 155-157 2017

Books

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Chapters in Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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1 C-H Functionalization of Aromatic Amines for Azidation: Amine directed and catalysed by Cu(II) with Betti Base as the Ligands and supported by DFT Calculations. SERB-DST 2019 - 2022 26.32 2022
2 Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Mixed Ligands Complexes of Transition Metal”. Pondicherry University 2011 - 14 5 2014

Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2021 M.SC 6 Chemistry
2 2020 M.SC 4 Chemistry
3 2019 M.SC 4 Chemistry
4 2018 M.SC 4 Chemistry
5 2017 M.SC 4 Chemistry
6 2016 M.SC 4 Chemistry
7 2015 M.SC 5 Chemistry
8 2014 M.SC 3 Chemistry
9 2013 M.SC 3 Chemistry
10 2012 M.SC 3 Chemistry

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Bathula Rajasekhar 25-07-2013 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2013-17/1044 Computational study on Nonlinear Optical & G-quadruplex DNA stabilization property of Novel Wittig based Schiff-Bases and mixed ligand Copper(II) complexes YES 24-07-2018 YES 25-05-2020
2 G. Premkumar 03-09-2015 20151107005 C-H Functionalization for Azidation of Aromatic Amines: Catalysed by Copper salts and Complexes NO NO
3 MOHD. AAMIR BIN RIYAZ 09-09-2016 1600107008 Novel Route for One Pot Catalytic Synthesis of Glycine and Quinoline and their Derivatives Using Non-Toxic, Inexpensive and Highly Efficient BiCl3 and its Complexes YES 09-06-2022 NO
4 Nimbus L.C. 2020 2000107009 Catalysis NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
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E-Lecture Details

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Designing of catalyst with insights from DFT calculations Recent Trends in Chemistry (RTC-2020) The American College, Madurai Regional 12-03-2020 12-03-2020 2020
2 C-H Functionalization for azidation of Aromatic amine: Catalysed by Cu(II) with supports from DFT Ca National Seminar on Chemistry Interdisciplinary Research 2017 Department of Chemistry, Nagaland University, Lumami, Nagaland. National 16-03-2017 17-03-2017 2017
3 C-H Functionalization for azidation: Amine directed and catalysed by Cu(II) with supports from DFT C National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Research in Chemical Sciences Department of Chemistry, Kohima Science College (Autonomous), Jotsoma, Kohima National 28-09-2016 28-09-2016 2016
4 Amine directed azidation of aniline, catalyzed by Cu Indian National Conference on Development in Inorganic Applications - 2015 Department of Chemistry, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India National 15-10-2015 16-10-2015 2015

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 National Symposium on Recent Advances in Chemistry University Grants Commission-SAP, Defence Research and Development Organisation, Pondicherry Univers Conventional cum Cultural Complex, Pondicherry University National 18-02-2020 19-02-2020 2020
2 30th Carbohydrate Conference UGC, DST, BRNS, ICMR, DRDO & Pondicherry University Convention cum Cultural Centre, Pondicherry University. 3 Days National 29-12-2015 31-12-2015 2015
3 Indo-French Seminar on Bio-inorganic Approaches to Current Health Problems Indo-French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research, New Delhi, India Convention cum Cultural Centre, Pondicherry University. 5 Days International 24-03-2014 28-03-2014 2014
4 CHEMZEAL -2014 UGC-SAP DRS-II Seminar Hall, Science and Humanities Block -II. One Day. Regional 18-02-2014 18-02-2014 2014
5 National Symposium on Recent Advances in Chemistry UGC, DST, CSIR, BRNS, INSA Convention cum Cultural Centre, Pondicherry University. National 22-03-2013 23-03-2013 2013
6 National Symposium on Recent Advances in Chemistry UGC, CSIR, SERB, Buchi India, Pondicherry University Conventional cum Cultural Complex, Pondicherry University National 22-03-2013 23-03-2013 2013
7 National Conference on Frontier Areas in Chemistry University Grant Commission and Pondicherry University Earth Science Seminar Hall. One Day. National 22-12-2011 22-12-2011 2011
8 Chemical Research Society of India, South Sonal Meeting Chemical Research Society of India and Pondicherry University Conventional cum Cultural Complex, Pondicherry University Regional 16-12-2011 17-12-2011 2011

Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

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1 Indian Association of Nuclear Chemists and Allied Scientists Life 2008

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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 Pondicherry University Self Sustainable Development Goals Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Pondicherry University Online 6 Days 24-01-2022 29-01-2022 2022
2 “Teacher’s e-Kit: A Four Quadrant Approach for Development of OERs for Higher Education” Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi Online 1 Day 09-09-2021 09-09-2021 2021
3 Virtual Faculty Development Workshop on Enhancing ICT Skills of Educators for Blended and Online Teaching Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences in collaboration with Educational Multimedia Research Cent Online 12 Days 21-07-2020 01-08-2020 2020

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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