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Dr. E. ManojM. Sc., Ph. D Assistant Professor E-mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone : +91 9447704531

 

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Education

Ph. D in Chemistry from CUSAT, Kochi, 2008

M. Sc. Chemistry from University of Kerala, 2003

TRAINING PROGRAMME

Orientation Programme for University/College Teachers conducted from 23/04/2013 to 20/05/2013, The UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram

Computational chemistry portal conducted by Education Grid Resource Centre, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Trivandrum & IIT Madras in March 2005 and July 2006

AREAS OF INTEREST

Coordination Chemistry, Nanoscopic Self-Assembly, Inorganic Materials, Single Molecule Magnets, Supramolecular Chemistry, Solid State Chemistry & Physical Chemistry

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

UG level experience from August 2010 onwards

Lecturer (on contract) at the Dept. of Applied Chemistry, CUSAT for M. Sc. (Applied Chemistry)& M. Tech. (Industrial Catalysis) courses, January 2008 – June 2009

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Post Doc work: Worked as a Post Doctoral Fellow (‘Self-assembled metal clusters-Search for novel Single Molecule Magnets’, with Dr. P.S. Mukherjee) at the Dept. of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore, July 2009 – August 2010

Ph. D, in Inorganic Chemistry: Title of thesis: ‘Self-assembled Transition Metal Coordination Frameworks of Carbohydrazone and Thiocarbohydrazone Ligands: Structural, Spectral, Magnetic and Anticancer Properties’ under Dr. M.R. Prathapachandra Kurup, Professor, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, 2004 – 2008

Master thesis: Title: ‘Separation of one component from the essential oils of bael ‘Aegle marmelos’ and molecular parameter calculations using MOPAC program’ under Dr. Alexander Varghese Vaidyan, St. Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram, University of Kerala, 2003.

Awards

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS

UGC-Dr DS Kothari Post Doctoral Fellowship, UGC, New Delhi, 2009

CSIR,UGC-JRF/Lectureship in Chemistry Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi, 2004

KSCSTE-JRF in Chemistry, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Thiruvananthapuram, 2003

Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Formation of an unusual copper(II) complex from the degradation of a novel tricopper(II) carbohydrazone complex, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, R.P. John, M. Nethaji, A. Punnoose, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 12 (2009) 952.

Preparation, magnetic and EPR spectral studies of copper(II) complexes of an anticancer drug analogue, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, A. Punnoose, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 72 (2009) 474.

Structural and spectral studies of nickel(II) complexes with N(4),N(4)-(butane-1,4-diyl) thiosemicarbazones, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, Polyhedron, 27 (2008) 275.

Synthesis and spectral studies of bisthiocarbohydrazone and biscarbohydrazone of quinoline-2-carbaldehyde: Crystal structure of bis(quinoline-2-aldehyde) thiocarbohydrazone, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, E. Suresh, J. Chem. Cryst., 38 (2008) 157.

Self-assembled macrocyclic molecular squares of Ni(II) derived from carbohydrazones and thiocarbohydrazones: Structural and magnetic studies, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, H.-K. Fun, A. Punnoose, Polyhedron, 26 (2007) 4451.

Macrocyclic molecular square complex of zinc(II) self-assembled with a carbohydrazone ligand, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, H.-K. Fun, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 10 (2007) 324.

Synthesis and EPR spectral studies of manganese (II) complexes derived from pyridine 2-carbaldehyde based N(4)-substituted thiosemicarbazones: Crystal structure of one complex, P.F. Rapheal, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, Polyhedron, 26 (2007) 5088.

Synthesis and spectral characterization of zinc(II) complexes of N(4)-substituted thiosemicarbazone derived from salicylaldehyde: Structural study of a novel -OH free Zn(II) complex, L. Latheef, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, Polyhedron, 26 (2007) 4107.

Copper(II) complexes of N(4)-substituted thiosemicarbazones derived from pyridine-2-carbaldehyde: Crystal structure of a binuclear complex, P. F. Rapheal, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, Polyhedron, 26 (2007) 818.

Structural and spectral studies of novel Co(III) complexes of N(4)-substituted thiosemicarbazones derived from pyridine-2-carbaldehyde, P.F. Rapheal, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, E. Suresh, Polyhedron, 26 (2007) 607.

2-Hydroxyacetophenone 4-phenylthiosemicarbazone, E.B. Seena, E. Manoj, M.R. Prathapachandra Kurup, Acta Cryst. Cryst. Struc. Commun. C62 (2006) o486.

Salicylaldehyde N(4)-hexamethyleneiminyl thiosemicarbazone, L. Latheef, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, Acta.Cryst, Cryst. Struc. Commun. C62 (2006) o16.

N''-N'''-bis[di(2-pyridinyl)methylene]carbonic dihydrazide, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, H.-K. Fun, S. Chantrapromma, Acta.Cryst. E61 (2005) o4110.

[Di-2-pyridyl ketone N4, N4-(butane-1,4-diyl)thiosemicarbazonato-k3 N, N', S] dioxovanadium(V), V. Philip, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, M. Nethaji, Acta Cryst, Cryst. Struc. Commun. C61 (2005) m488.

N-(Pyridin-2-yl)hydrazinecarbothioamide, P.F. Rapheal, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, E. Suresh, Acta Cryst. E61 (2005) o2243.

Presentations

PRESENTATIONS

EPR spectral studies of polynuclear copper(II) complexes, M.R.P. Kurup, E. Manoj, APES-08, Cairns, Australia.

Self-assembled square grid complexes of Zn(II) and Cd(II): MALDI MS spectral study, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry, MTIC-2007, IIT Chennai.

Self-assembled molecular square grid complexes of carbohydrazone ligands, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, A. Punnoose, International Conference on Materials for the Millenium, MatCon-2007, CUSAT, Kochi.

Structural and Spectral studies of novel Co(III) complexes of N(4)-Substituted thiosemicarbazones derived from pyridine-2-carbaldehyde, P.F. Rapheal, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, H.-K. Fun, National conference on the role of Analytical Chemistry in Materials Science and Technology, ACIMSAT-2006, Munnar.

Self-assembly of a macrocyclic molecular square: Structural and magnetic studies, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, H.-K. Fun, A. Punnoose, National seminar on Frontiers in Chemistry, FIC-06, CUSAT, Kochi.

Structural and spectral studies of novel octahedral Ni(II) complexes of N(4)- substituted thiosemicarbazones derived from pyridine-2-carbaldehyde, P.F. Rapheal, E. Manoj, M.R.P. Kurup, H.-K. Fun, ICCC37-06, Cape Town, South Africa.

Structural and spectroscopic studies of a novel ligand pyridine-2-carbaldehyde- N(4)-p-methoxyphenyl thiosemicarbazone (HL) and it’s Zinc(II) complexes, P. F. Rapheal, E. Manoj, M. R. Prathapachandra Kurup, P.Venugopalan, National seminar on Frontiers in Chemistry, FIC-06, CUSAT, Kochi.

PATENT

A metal complex and a process thereof, P. Srinivas, M.R.P. Kurup, E. Manoj, R.S. Nair, Indian Pat. Appl. (2008) 62pp, CODEN: INXXBQ, IN2007CH00511.

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