Dr B Murukan
o Ph.D. (Chemistry) University of Kerala 2007 o B.Ed. (Physical Science) University of Kerala 1999 MSc (Chemistry) University of Kerala 1998 o BSc (Chemistry) o Working as Quality Control Officer at Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) since December 2009. A leading Indian corporate in the Fortune 'Global 500' listing, ranked at the 125th position in the year 2010. o Worked as Research Associate at HLL Lifecare Limited, from August 2007 to 2009, a reputed Public sector undertaking & One of India's leading manufacturers and marketers of Contraceptives, Health Care and Pharma Products. o Worked as a Guest lecturer in Chemistry at St.Xavier’s College, Thumba from June 2000 to August 2003. Metal complexes, Organo metallic and Bioinorganic Chemistry; specifically, the study of the synthesis, characterization and reactivity of compounds containing organic molecules bonded to several transition metal atoms, to gain insights into analytical applications, antibacterial and antifungal properties Worked on biocompatible Polymers and Nano material based health care products, which include synthesis, characterization, development of antimicrobial nano-metal powders, biodegradable co-polymers and polymer-nanometal composites for contraceptive& drug delivery devices and other biomedical applications. Other interested areas: Polymer, Nanomaterial, Analytical and Biochemistry. • Fellow of Indian Chemical Society. • Fellow of Indian Council of Chemists. • Fellow of Society of Chemical Industry. 1. Poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate)/Calcium Phosphate Nanocomposites: Thermo mechanical and gas permeability measurements Selvin Thomas P, Seno Jose, Murukan B, Abi Santhosh Aprem, Sabu Thomas, Weimin Yang and Sri Bandyopadhyay Polymer Composites; 2009 (accepted for publication) 2. Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, electrochemical behaviour, reactivity and antibacterial activity of some transition metal complexes with 2-(N-salicylideneamino)-3-carboxyethyl-4,5-dimethylthiophene Varughese P. Daniel, B. Murukan, B. Sindhu Kumari, K. Mohanan Spectrochimica Acta. Part A 2008,70,403 . 3. Synthesis spectral electrochemical and antibacterial studies of copper(II) complexes with isatin derived bishydrazones. B.Murukan, B.Sindhu kumari and K.Mohanan Journal of Coordination Chemistry 2007, 60(15), 1607. 4. Synthesis characterization and antibacterial property of some trivalent metal complexes with a bishydrazones. B.Murukan and K.Mohanan Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry 2007, 22, 65. 5. Complexes of copper(II) with 2-(N-salicylideneamino)-3-carboxyethyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydrobenzo[b]thiophenen containing different counter anions K. Mohanan, S. Nirmala Devi and B. Murukan Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry 2006, 36, 441. 6. Synthesis characterization electrochemical properties and antibacterial activity of some transition metal complexes with [(2-hydroxy-1-naphthaldehyde)-3-isatin]-bishydrazone. B.Murukan & K.Mohanan Transition Metal Chemistry, 2006, 31,441. 7. Studies on some trivalent metal complexes with bishydrazones. B.Murukan & K.Mohanan Journal of Saudi Chemical Society.2006, 10, 261. 8. Complexes of manganese(II), iron(II), cobalt(II), nickel(II), copper(II),and zinc(II) with a bishydrazones. K.Mohanan & B.Murukan Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry 2005, 35, 837. 9. Synthetic, spectroscopic and antimicrobial studies of some bivalent transition metal complexes of isatin derived bishydrazones. B. Murukan, B.Sindhu Kumari and K.Mohanan Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. (Communicated). 1. Synthesis characterization and antibacterial studies manganese(III), iron(III), cobalt(III)complexes with bishydrazones. 24th annual conference, Indian Council of Chemists, Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi 2005. 2. Complexes of copper(II) with a bishydrazones containing different counter anions. 42nd Annual Convention of Chemists, Indian Chemical Society, Viswabharathy, Santinikatan, Kolkata 2005. 3. Studies on some trivalent metal complexes with an isatin derived bishydrazones. National Seminar on Emerging trends and New Vistas in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Calicut 2005. 4. Ligational behaviour, spectroscopic characterization, electrochemical study and antimicrobial activity of isatin derived bishydrazones with some trivalent metal ions. 25th Annual Conference, Indian Council of Chemists, Birla College, Kalyan, Mumbai 2006. 5. Synthetic, spectal, electrochemical, XRD and antimicrobial studies of some bivalent transition metal complexes of [(acetylaceton-2yl)(isatin-3-y)] bishydrazones. 43rd Annual Convention of Chemists, Indian Chemical Society, Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University2006. 6. Metal chelates of a monohydrazone 3rd All India Conference of Kanyakumari Academy of Arts and Science-2006, Nagarcoil, Tamilnadu. 7. Thermal, electrochemical and XRD studies of bishydrazones iron(III) complexes. International Conference of Emerging Trends in Chemical sciences, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.2007. 1. 2nd Bangalore Nano; An international Conference organized by the Department. of IT, BT and ST, JNCASR and MM Activ at the Grand Ashok Hotel, Bangalore, held from 11th to 13th December 2008. 2. Materials for Hostile environments; 19th annual general meeting of Material research society of India held from 14 to16th February 2008 at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram. 3. Bioinformatica Indica-2008; An International Symposium on Computational Biology, Bioinformatics & Synthetic biology held at the Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Kerala from 17 to 19th January 2008. 4. “Kerala's Health Challenge Emerging and Re-emerging Infections” 20th Kerala Science Congress held from 28th to 31st January 2008 at Thiruvananthapuram. 5. International conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano-engineering organized by The College of Engineering,Thiruvananthapuram on 13th and 14th December 2007. 6. NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) training program conducted by Hindustan Latex limited on 14th and 15th September 2007. 7. Workshop on Instrumental Methods of Analysis organized by western regional instrumentation center, Mumbai and sophisticated test and instrumentation center CUSAT between 9th and 13th October 2006. 8. One-day seminar with software demonstration on Computer Aided Drug Design, conducted by center for Bioinformatics, Kariavattom campus on 5th May 2006. 9. National seminar on frontiers in Chemistry (FIC-06) conducted by the Department of applied chemistry, CUSAT on 24th and 25th March 2006. 10. Participated in the Workshop on Computational Chemistry Portal organized by Educational Grid Resource Centre, IIITM-K and Department of Chemistry, IIT-Madras, held on march 18th and 19th, 2005 at IIITM-K, Trivandrum. 11. Participated in the national Seminar on Coconut and Coconut Products in Health and Disease organized by the department of Biochemistry, University of Kerala during September 19th and 20th 2003.