Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist | Chemical Sciences

Dr. Ravichandiran Palanisamy  Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Fellow

Institute of Physical Chemistry & Industrial Catalysis, School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology,

P. R. China


Dr. P. Ravichandiran was born in 1986 in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. He obtained his Master degree in Chemistry from Jamal Mohamed College, Bharathidasan University, India, in 2009. As a Silver Jubilee Research Fellow at Karunya University, Coimbatore, India, he received his Doctoral degree under the supervision of Prof. Dr. S. Vasanthkumar from the same University in December 2014 and his doctoral thesis deals about novel naphtho-quinone derivatives for potential biological applications. At present, he is working as a Post-doctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Yanlong Gu, Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST), Wuhan, P. R. China. His research interest includes synthesis of novel naphthoquinone heterocycles for potential biological applications, one-pot synthesis, green catalysts and multi-component reactions. To his credit,

  • He has secured the first rank in Inorganic Chemistry in the University examination held during April 2009.
  • Achieved first place in the University exams out of thirty students in the year of 2009-2010.
  • Awarded as a Silver Jubilee Research Fellow (SJRF) by Karunya University during the period of 21st June 2011 to 20th June 2014.

Dr. P. Ravichandiran published 14 research articles in various; internationally reputed journals and he guided 4 master level students so far.