BALAKRISHNARAJAN M.M. Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Chemistry
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • mmbkr.che@pondiuni.edu.in

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 Artificial Intelligence Driven Search Algorithms for the Computation of Chemical Graph Theoretic Invariants Bharathidasan University 1997
2 M.Sc Chemistry Bharathidasan University 1990
3 B.Sc Chemistry Bharathidasan University 1988

Area of Specializaion

Chemical Information Sciences - Algorithm Design & Artificial Intelligence - Computational chemistry & Material sciences - Low dimensional materials

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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1 Publon Peer Review Award INTERNATIONAL Publon 2018 NIL

Teaching Experience

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1 Temporary Lecturer Chemistry Pondicherry University
2 Assistant Professor Chemistry Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 CSIR-Research Associate School of Chemistry Hyderabad Central University Electronic structure and bonding in macropolyhedral boron clusters
2 NSF-Post-Doctoral Fellow Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Cornell University Electronic structure and Bonding in Molecules and Molecular Solids
3 Assistant Professor Chemistry Pondicherry University Chemical Information Sciences
4 CSIR-UGC Research Scholar Department of Chemistry Bharathidasan University Algorithmic Chemical Graph theory & Artificial Intelligence

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 Electronic Origin of Out-of-plane Distortions in Porphyrins Austeria, M.; Pancharatna, P. D.; Balakrishnarajan, M. M. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 20, 3200-3227 2014 2.444
2 Preference for a Propellane Motif in Pure Silicon Nanosheets Marutheeswaran, M. Pancharatna, P. D.; Balakrishnarajan, M. M. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 23, 11186-11190 2014 4.123
3 Density Functional Studies on (NCH)n Azagraphane: Activated Surface for Organocatalysis Marutheeswaran, S.; Pancharatna, P. D; Balakrishnarajan, M. M. Phys. chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 37, 19861-19865 2014 4.123
4 Deltahedra with Holes: Structural Preferences of Supraicosahedral Boranes Pancharatna, P. D.; Marutheeswaran, S.; Austeria, M.; Balakrishnarajan M. M. Polyhedron 63, 55-69. 2013 2.108
5 Polyhedral Borane analogues of the Benzynes and beyond: Bonding in variously charged B12H10 isomers Pancharatna P. D; Balakrishnarajan, M. M.; Jemmis, E. D.; Hoffmann, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 13, 5916-5920 2012 13.858

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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1 On the Origin of Photodynamic activity of Perylene Quinone Framework Parida, D.; Pancharatna, P. D.; Balakrishnarajan, M. M. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 759, 1, Article 2016

Books

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Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Electronic Requirements and Structural Preferences for Large Polyhedral Boranes Musiri M. Balakrishnarajan and Pattath D. Pancharatna Boron - The Fifth Element © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 978-3-319-22281-3

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 Bonds and Bands of Aromatic systems with Exo pi interactions : Insights and Implications DST 2008-2011 35 2008

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 2017 M.SC 4 Chemistry
2 2016 M.SC 2 Chemistry
3 2015 M.SC 4 Chemistry
4 2014 M.SC 4 Chemistry
5 2013 M.SC 4 Chemistry
6 2012 M.PHIL 1 Chemistry
7 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 Marutheeswaran S 30-12-2008 Delocalization in Covalent Systems: Structural Preferences and Frontier-Gap Engineering YES 29-12-2014 YES 19-08-2016
2 Muthu Austeria 17-12-2009 Electronic Structure and Bonding of Porphyrinoids YES 24-11-2014 YES 05-05-2016

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion
1 Dr. Pattath D. Pancharatna Women Scientist DST WOS-A 26-03-2018 26-03-2021

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of professional bodies during the year

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