Meenakshi College for Women (Autonomous)
Kodambakkam, Chennai 600 024
(Affiliated to the University of Madras)
Dr. Radhika S. P.
Assistant Professor & HoD
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"Cobalt complexes of terpyridine ligand: crystal structure and photoclevage of DNA" J. Inorg. Biochem. 2007, 101, 434-443.
"Europium complex of a tridentate ligand: Synthesis and spectroscopic properties" Transition Met Chem. (London) 2007, 32, 362-366.
"Cerium molybdenum oxides for environmentally benign pigments" Dyes. Pigm. 2007, 75, 687-692.
"Use of mixed rare earth oxides as environmentally benign pigments" Dyes Pigm. 2008, 76, 243-248.
"Synthesis and DNA-binding studies of two ruthenium (II) complexes of an intercalating ligand" Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2009, 44, 2044-2051.
"Rare earth doped cobalt aluminate blue as an environmentally benign pigment" J. Adv. Ceram 2012, 1, 301-309.
"Effective synthesis route for red-brown pigments based on Ce-Pr-Fe-O and their potential application for near infra-red reflective surface coating" J. Chem. Sci. 2014, 126, 65-73.
"A novel inorganic blue colorant and a process thereof Indian Patent application number" 86Del2014.
"Mo-Doped cerium gadolinium oxide as environmentally sustainable yellow pigments". ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering 2014, 2 (5) 1251-1256.
"Unique rare earth pigments for thermally comfortable leathers" Journal of American Leather Chemists association, 109, 224-230
"An inorganic yellow pigment for industrial applications and a process for the preparation" thereof invented by Sreeram, K.J.; Radhika, S.P.; Nair B.U.; (Reference no 0152NF2015) Indian Patent application number 1980DEL2015
Workshops / Training Programmes / FDPs Attended
Attended Three day National Seminar on “Water Vision – 2004” from 6th to 8th October 2004 organized by P.S.G.R. Krishnammal college for women, Coimbatore
Attended National conference on frontiers in Environmental Sciences and Engineering in India held in Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during September, 15-17, 2005
Attended Innovation in leather Science and Technology Seminar held on 24th April 2006 at CLRI, Chennai
Attended International conference on Nan science and nano technology held in University of Madras, Chennai during August 26-28, 2006
Attended Workshop on “Instrumental methods of analysis” at STIC, Kochi during October, 9-13, 2006
Attended National conference on Science, Technology and Applications of Rare Earth held in Munnar during August, 19-20, 2011
Attended XXXI congress of the International Union of Leather Technologists and chemists Societies held in Valencia during September, 27-30, 2011
Attended Symposium on Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry held at University of Hyderabad during December,10-13, 2011
Attended Symposium on chemistry in “Societal and Environmental Needs” held at Chennai, India from 29-31st August 2011 organized by CSIR-CLRI
Attended International conference on Advanced nano materials held at IIT Madras during October,17-19, 2012
Attended Workshop conducted by Springer and Edanz along with the Department of Information Science and Technology, Anna university at Chennai on 29th January 2013
Attended Chennai chemistry conference held at CSIR-CLRI Chennai during February,8-10, 2013
Attended National conference on Recent trends in Material Science and Technology held at IIST, Trivandrum during July,10-13, 2013
Attended National Conference on Rare earth Processing and Utilization (REPUT 2014), 2-3rd May 2014 Conducted by Rare earth association of India in association with IIM, Mumbai Chapter, MRSI, Mumbai Chapter and BRNS, BARC Mumbai, India
Attended International Conference on Material research (IUMRS-ICA 2013), 16-20th December 2013 Conducted by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
Attended Training Programme on Synthesis and Characterization techniques organised by Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Satyabhama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, during September 28-29,2018.
Attended 128th Orientation Programme conducted by UGC-HRDC Pondicherry University from 22.5.2019-11.6.2019
Women Scientist (WOS-A) awarded by Department of Science and Technology, (2011)
Awarded for Patent from CSIR (2014 and 2015)
Best Poster award entitled “Introducing multifunctionality into rare earths – coupling benign and cool character” in National Conference on Rare Earth Processing and Utilization (REPUT 2014), 2-3rd May 2014 Conducted by Rare earth association of India in association with IIM, Mumbai Chapter, MRSI, Mumbai Chapter and BRNS, BARC Mumbai, India
Proficiency prize for chemistry in UG and PG
First prize for poster presentation conducted by BARC, Mumbai
DST Women Scientist Project entitled "Rare Earth Based Non-Toxic Inorganic blue pigments for Exterior coating Applications"(WOS-A) for reserach in Basic/Applied Sciences [2011-2014]
NMILTLI PROJECT CSIR-CLRI (2005)
IREL PROJECT, Kollam (2006)
STRAIT PROJECT CSIR-CLRI (2014)
CSIR –SURE PROJECT WITH NIIST, Trivandrum