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Dr. Vani R.

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Department of 


Assistant Professor

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  • Nano Materials

  • Biomineralization and Biomaterials

Research Projects

Journal Publications

  1. Rapid Removal of Toxic Fluoride Ions from Both Acidic and Basic Medium by Hydroxyapatite Sorbent (2017) Veerla, Sarath Chandra; Vani, R.; Kolanthai, Elayaraja; Kalkura, S. Narayana Mater.Focus 6, 668 - 677 (2017).

  2. Surfactant free rapid synthesis of hydroxyapatite nanorods by microwave irradiation method for the treatment of bone infection (2011) Vani R, Subramaniya Bharathi Raja, Sridevi TS, Savithri K, Niranjali Devaraj S, Girija EK, Thamizhavel A and Narayana Kalkura S, Nanotechnology 22 285701-285710.

  3. Hydrothermal synthesis of porous triphasic hydroxyapatite/(a&b) tricalcium phosphate (2009) Vani R, Girija EK, Elayaraja K, Prakash Parthiban S, Kesavamoorthy R and Narayana Kalkura S J Mater Sci Mater Med 20 43-48.

  4. Simultaneous crystallization of calcium phosphate and calcium oxalate in the presence of ascorbic acid under physiological conditions (2009) Vani R, Girija E K, Palanichamy M and Narayana Kalkura S Mater Sci Engg C 29 1227-1232.

  5. High Energy Irradiation – a tool for enhancing the bioactivity of Hydroxyapatite (2008) Girija EK, Prakash Parthiban S, Suganthi RV,Elayaraja K, Joshi A,Vani R, Kularia P, Asokan K, Kanjilal D, Yokogawa Y and Narayana Kalkura S J Ceram Soc Jpn 116 320-324.

  6. Crystallization of Hydroxyapatite nanocrystals under magnetic field (2006) Meenakshi sundaram N, Girija E K, Ashok M, Anne T K, Vani R, Suganthi R V, Yokogawa Y and Narayana Kalkura S Mater Lett 60 761-765..

Conference Presentations

Workshops / Training Programmes / FDPs Attended

  1. Attended 128th Orientation Programme at Pondichery University held on 22-05-2019 to 11-06-2019


  1. Senior Research Fellow (CSIR - India) - April 2009 – March 2011.

  2. Best Paper Award - International conference on “Biomaterials implant devices and Tissue Engineering (2012), on 7th January 2012.

Other Achievements