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ajay_alumni_Chenthamarakshan Dr. C. R. Chenthamarakshan
Thesis Title: Pyrrole-Derived Oligo and Polysquaraines: Synthesis, Optical Properties and Conductivity Studies.
Date of submission: May 1997 (University of Kerala).
Current Position: Research Scientist, CorsiTech, Corsicana, TX, USA.
E-mail: chenthamara[at]hotmail.com

 

ajay_alumni_rajufrancis Dr. Raju Francis
Thesis Title: Xanthate-Derived Photosensitive Monomeric Initiators: Synthesis, Characterization and Polymerization Studies.
Date of submission: May 1998 (University of Kerala).
Current Position: Associate Professor, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
E-mail: rajufrancis[at]yahoo.com

 

ajay_alumni_jobyeldho Dr. Joby Eldo
Thesis Title: Synthesis and Studies of Low Band Gap Squaraines Polymers and Their Model Compounds Derived from Pyrrole End–Capped Conjugated Monomers.
Date of submission: November 2001 (University of Kerala).
Current Position: Senior Scientist, Sigma-Aldrich Fine chemicals Hitech (SAFC Hitech), Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA.
E-mail: jobyeldo[at]gmail.com

 

ajay_alumni_arunkumar Dr. E. Arunkumar
Thesis Title: Design, Synthesis and Studies of Novel Cation Sensors: Bichromophoric Squaraine Foldamers and Their Monochromophoric Analogues.
Date of submission: January 2004 (University of Kerala).
Current Position: Senior Scientist, Beckman Coulter, Miami, FL, USA.
E-mail: earun[at]rediffmail.com, earun100[at]gmail.com

 

ajay_alumni_subijacob Dr. Subi Jacob George
Thesis Title: Oligo(p-phenylenevinylene) Derived Organogels: A Novel Class of Functional Supramolecular Materials.
Date of submission: October 2004 (Cochin University of Science and Technology).
Current Position: Associate Professor, Supramolecular Chemistry Laboratory, New Chemistry Unit, School of Advanced Materials (SAMat), Jawaharlal Nehru Centre of Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, Karnataka, India
E-mail: george[at]jncasr.ac.in
Web Page: http://www.jncasr.ac.in/george

 

ajay_alimni_priyacarol Ms. Priya Carol
Thesis Title: Synthesis and Studies of pi–Extended Squaraines and Cation Probes Derived from Conjugated Bispyrroles
Date of submission: December 2009 (University of Kerala)
Current Position: Scientist, VSSC, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
E-mail: riya155[at]yahoo.co.in

 

ajay_alumni_praveen Dr. V. K. Praveen
Thesis Title: Oligo (p-phenylenevinylene) Derived pi-Gels: Modulation of Optical Properties and Application as Excitation Energy Donor Scaffolds.
Date of submission: April 2007 (University of Kerala).
Current Position: Senior Scientist and Assistant Professor, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
E-mail: vkpraveen[at]niist.res.in
Web Page: https://www.niist.res.in/english/scientists/praveen-v-k/profile.html

 

ajay_alumni_reji Dr. Reji Varghese
Thesis Title: Self-assembly of Linear-Conjugated Molecules: p-Phenylenevinylene Versus p-Phenyleneethynylene.
Date of submission: June 2007 (University of Kerala).
Current Position: Associate Professor, School of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
E-mail: reji[at]iisertvm.ac.in
Web Page: http://www.iisertvm.ac.in/faculty/reji

 

ajay_alumni_vijayakumar Dr. C. Vijayakumar
Thesis Title: Design, Synthesis and Self-Assembly of a Few Oligo (p-phenylenevinylene) Derivatives: Control of Chromophore Assemblies and Optical Properties of pi–Organogels.
Date of submission: September 2007 (University of Kerala).
Current Position: Senior Scientist and Assistant Professor, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
E-mail: cvijayakumar[at]niist.res.in
Web Page: https://www.niist.res.in/english/scientists/c-vijayakumar/profile.html

 

ajay_alumni_chithra Dr. P. Chithra
Thesis Title: Squaraine Based Molecular Probes.
Current Position: Research Scientist, General Electric India Technology Centre, Bangalore, India.
E-mail: chithramohan[at]gmail.com

 

ajay_alumni_santhosh Dr. S. Santhosh Babu
Thesis Title: Control on Optical and Morphological Properties of Oligo(p-phenylenevinylene) Self-Assemblies.
Date of submission: September 2009 (University of Kerala)
Current Position: Senior Scientist and Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry Division, National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, India
E-mail : sb.sukumaran[at]ncl.res.in
Web Page: http://academic.ncl.res.in/sb.sukumaran

 

Mahesh Dr. S. Mahesh
Thesis Title: Controlled Self-Assembly of p-Phenyleneethynylene Derivatives to Diverse Supramolecular Architecture
Date of submission: January 2010 (Cochin University of Science and Technology)
Current Position: Scientist, Polymers and Special Chemicals Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
E-mail: mahesh[at]vssc.gov.in

 

Sreejith Dr. S. Sreejith
Thesis Title: Design, Synthesis and Study of a Few Donor-Acceptor-Donor (D-A-D) Molecules as Molecular Probes and Logic Gates.
Date of submission: March 2010 (University of Kerala)
Current Position: Senior researcher, Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHeathtech), National University of Singapore, Singapore
E-mail: sreejith.siva[at]gmail.com
Web Page: https://www.sreejith-chem.org/

 

Sreenivasan Dr. S. Srinivasan
Thesis Title: Self-Assembled Functional Hybrid Materials: Design of Stable Organogels, Superhydrophobic Coatings and Fluorescent Imaging Materials
Date of submission: June 2010 (University of Kerala)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science, School of Technology, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India
E-mail: srinivasansampath[at]cutn.ac.in
Web Page: https://cutn.ac.in/teams/srinivasan-sampath/

 

PrasanthKumar Dr. S. Prasanth Kumar
Thesis Title: Conducting Organogelators: Design, Synthesis and Self-assembly of Oligo(thienylenevinylene) Derived Molecular Wires.
Date of submission: January 2012 (University of Kerala)
Current Position: DST-Inspire Faculty and Assistant Professor, Polymers and Functional Materials Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, Telangana, India and Academy of Scientific and Innovation Research (AcSIR), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
E-mail: prasanth[at]iict.res.in

 

Divyakp Dr. Divya K. P
Thesis Title: Donor-Acceptor-Donor (D-A-D) Type Small Molecules and Oligomers: Photophysical Properties, Analyte Responses and Conformational Changes.
Current Position:Post doctoral fellow, Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20057-1227
E-mail: kpdivya[at]rediffmail.com

 

Anesh Dr. Anesh Gopal
Thesis Title: Design, Synthesis and Study of p-Phenyleneethynylene Based Linear pi-Conjugated Organogelators
Current Position: Scientist, Solvay Research and Innovation Center, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
E-mail:aneshgopal[at]gmail.com