Dr.M.Thirumalaikumar
Assistant Professor

Experience
11

Area of Interest
Organic Chemistry

Contact Address
Dr. M. Thirumalaikumar
Department of Applied Chemistry
Room No.: 13-101
Ph.:044-27152000
Extn. -169

Email
mtkumar@svce.ac.in

Qualification

Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai - 1998

M.Sc. (Chemistry) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai - 1991

B.Sc. (Chemistry) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai - 1989

Academic Experience

Lecturer (01.08.2006 - Till date)
Department of Applied Chemistry
Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
Pennalur, Sriperumbudhur - 602105.

Deputy Manager (01-12-2004 - 31-05-2005)
Amrutanjan Limited
Egattur, Padur P.O.
Chennai - 603 103, TN
INDIA

Post Doctoral Fellow (01-01-2003 - 31-12-2003)
Prof. Pedro Merino
Laboratory of Asymmetric Synthesis
Department of Organic Chemistry
University of Zaragoza
E-50009 Zaragoza
SPAIN.

Research Associate (12-04-2002 - 30-09-2002)
Prof. G. Sundararajan
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600 036, TN
INDIA.

Post Doctoral Fellow (14-12-2000 - 13-12-2001)
Prof. Israel Agranat
Department of Organic Chemistry
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
91904 - Jerusalem
ISRAEL.

Research Associate (01-09-1998 - 31-10-2000)
Prof. M. Periasamy
School of Chemistry
University of Hyderabad
Hyderabad - 500 046, AP
INDIA.

Courses Handled

COURSES HANDLED

Engineering Chemistry-I & II
Organic Chemistry
Instrumental Methods of Analysis
Environmental Science & Engineering

Physics Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Chemical Analysis Laboratory
Technical Analysis Laboratory

COURSES HANDLING

Instrumental Methods of ANalysis (CH 2252)
Chemical Analysis Laboratory (CH 2257)
Physics Chemistry Laboratory (GE 6262)

Research Publications

Part-time Ph.D. candidate registered

Ms. Revathi, DMI College of Engineering


Papers Published

1. Experimental and theoretical investigations of spectroscopic properties of N-acetyl thiourea
R.Kumutha, M.Thirumalaikumar, S.Sampath Krishnan
Elixir Comp. Chem., 63, 18536 - 18554 (2013)

2. Reductive amination of aldehydes with sodium borohydride-silica gel system
H.Revathi and M.Thirumalaikumar
Chemical Science Transactions, 2013

3. Quantum mechanical study of the structure and spectroscopic, first order hyperpolarizability, Fukui function, NBO, normal coordinate analysis of phenyl-N-(4-methylphenyl) nitrone
N.R.Sheela, S.Sampathkrishnan, M.Thirumalaikumar and S.Muthu
Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 112, 62-77 (2013).

4.Synthesis, spectroscopic (FT-IR, FT-Raman, 13C, 1H, UV) study, first order hyperpolarizability, NBO analysis, HOMO and LUMO analysis of 2(2-hydroxyphenyl(-N-(4-methylphenyl) nitrone
N.R.Sheela, S.Sampathkrishnan, M.Thirumalaikumar and S.Muthu
Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 109, 272-281 (2013).

5. Deoxygenation of nitrones using NaBH4-silica gel system
M.Thirumalaikumar , S.Jegannathan and S.Dharaniya
Int. J. Chem. Sci., 10, 2027-2032 (2012).

6. Zinc Phosphating of Aluminium by Electrochemical Method
S.Jegannathan and M.Thirumalaikumar
International Journal of Contemporary Science, Engineering and Technology, 2, 19-26 (2011).

7. Enantioselective Michael Addition Reactions
M.Thirumalaikumar
Organic Preparations and Procedures International, 43,(1),67-129(2011).

8. Inhibition effects of nitrones on the corrosion of mild steel in organic acid media
M.Thirumalaikumar and S.Jegannathan
Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta, 29(1), 1-8 (2011).

9. Stereoselective synthesis of pyrrolidinyl glycines from nitrones: complementarity of nucleophilic addition and 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition
P.Merino, P.Padar, I.Delso, M.Thirumalaikumar , T.Tejero and L.Kovacs
Tetrahedron Letters, 47, 5013 - 5016 (2006).

10. Unusual dimerization of 3-methylphenalen-1-one, leading to a chiral heptacyclic oxocin
S. Pogodin, M. Thirumalaikumar , S. Cohen and I. Agranat
Letters in Organic Chemistry, 2, 398 - 403 (2005).

11. Peri interactions in naphthalene diketones : A preference for (Z,Z) conformations
Shmuel Cohen, Muniappan Thirumalaikumar , Sergey Pogodin and Israel Agranat
Structural Chemistry, 15, 339 (2004).

12. Asymmetric dihydroxylation of trans-stilbene with a new chiral ligand prepared using dihydrocinchonine and C2 symmetric chiral trans-9,10-dihydroethanoanthracene-11,12- dicarboxylic acid
M.Periasamy, C.R.Ramanathan, N.Sampath Kumar and M.Thirumalaikumar
Journal of Chemical Research (S), 512 - 513 (2001).

13. Methods of enhancement of reactivity and selectivity of sodium borohydride for applications in organic synthesis
M.Periasamy and M.Thirumalaikumar
Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 609, 137 - 151 (2000).

14. Synthesis, characterisation and antimicrobial studies of metal(II) bis- chelates and mixed-ligand complexes of -(2-hydroxyphenyl)-N-(1- phenyl-2-nitroethyl)nitrone
M.Thirumalaikumar , S.Sivakolunthu, S.Muthusubramanian, P.Mohan and S.Sivasubramanian
Bolletino Chimico Farmaceutico, 138(5), 207- 210 (1999).

15. Unexpected reaction of -aryl-N-( -phenylethyl)nitrones with chlorinating agents
P.Mohan, A.Vanangamudi, M.Thirumalaikumar , S.Muthusubramanian and S.Sivasubramanian
Synthetic Communications, 29(11), 2013 (1999).

16. Synthesis and characterisation of cobalt(II), nickel(II) and copper(II) bis-chelates and mixed-ligand complexes of -(2-hydroxyphenyl)-N-(2- nitrocyclohexyl)nitrone
M.Thirumalaikumar , S.Sivakolunthu, A.Ponnuswamy and S.Sivasubramanian
Indian Journal of Chemistry(Sec.A), 38A, 720 - 722 (1999).

17. Synthesis and antibacterial study of nitrones with sulfur heterocycles
G.Valli, M.Thirumalaikumar , S.Muthusubramanian and S.Sivasubramanian
Indian Journal of Heterocyclclic Chemistry, 8, 153 - 154 (1998).

18. A clean clay catalyzed synthesis of ,N-diarylnitrones
C.Venkatachalapathy, M.Thirumalaikumar , S.Muthusubramanian, K.Pitchumani and S.Sivasubramanian
Synthetic Communications, 27(23), 4041 -4047 (1997).

19. Synthesis, reactions and antimicrobial studies of -aryl-N-(2- nitrocyclohexyl)nitrones
M.Thirumalaikumar , S.Sivasubramanian, A.Ponnuswamy and P.Mohan
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 31, 905 - 908 (1996).

20. Rearrangement of nitrones with acetic anhydride
S.Sivasubramanian, M.Thirumalaikumar , K.Ravichandran and S.Muthusubramanian
Indian Journal of Chemistry(Sec.B), 35B, 1345 - 1346 (1996).

21. Synthesis, reactions and antibacterial activity of N-(arylmethylene)- - phenyl- - nitroethylamine-N-oxides
S.Sivasubramanian, C.Amutha, M.Thirumalaikumar and S.Muthusubramanian
Indian Journal of Chemistry(Sec.B), 35B, 503 - 504(1996).

22. Chemoselective elimination of iodine azide - Directivity effect of the t- butyl group
S.Sivasubramanian, A.Ponnuswamy, S.Muthusubramanian and M.Thirumalaikumar
Indian Journal of Chemistry(Sec.B), 35B, 77 - 78 (1996).

23. Synthesis and separation of the E and Z isomers of simple aldonitrones
S.Sivasubramanian, P.Mohan, M.Thirumalaikumar and S.Muthusubramanian
Journal of Chemical Society - Perkin Transactions 1, 3353 - 3354 (1994).

Workshops Attended

1. Contemporary Research and Practices in Pollutant Elimination Systems Towards Cleaner Environment
conducted by Department of Chemical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Srieprumbudur from 20th to 26th May 2013.

2. Attended Faculty Development Programme on "Catalysis - From Concepts to Applications" at NIT Calicut, Kerala
during 04-06-2012 - 08-06-2012.

3. Presented a paper entitled "Utility of Non-biodegradable Wastes" (S. Jegannathan and M. Thirumalaikumar) at National Level Conference on "Recent Trends in Solid Waste Management - NCRTSWM 2012 organized by Department of Chemistry, Chennai Institute of Technology, Kundrathur, Chennai - 600069 on 17th March 2012.

4. Presented a paper entitled "Reductive amination of carbonyl compounds by using sodium borohydride-silica gel system" (K. Jayashree, G. Archana and M. Thirumalaikumar) at National Level Technical Symposium "CHEMFLUENCE'12" organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai - 600025 during 29-02-2012 - 02-03-2012 (Received second prize for this presentation).

5. Synthesis, AB initio and Density Functional Theory studies of vibrational spectra of (2-Hydroxyphenyl)-N-(4-methylphenyl)nitrone
N.R.Sheela, M.Thirumalaikumar, R.P.Gangadharan, S.Muthu and S.Sampath Krishnan
Proceedings of the National Seminor on "Current Trends in Chemistry", CTriC 2011, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala, PP-6, 26, March 4-5, 2011.

6. QIP on Instructional Design and Delivery conducted by NITTTR, Sri Venkateswara
College of Engineering, Pennalur, May 2009.

7. QIP on Instructional Design and Delivery conducted by NITTTR, Sri Venkateswara
College of Engineering, Pennalur, January 2007.

8. Nitrones from vanillin and its tosylates - M.Thirumalaikumar, G.Valli,
S.Muthusubramanian and S.Sivasubramanian- National Symposium, Madurai Kamaraj
University, Madurai, OP-1, 22-24 April 1998.

9. Sodium borohydride reduction of -aryl-N-(2-nitrocyclohexyl)nitrones -
M.Thirumalaikumar, S.Muthusubramanian, P.Mohan and S.Sivasubramanian - National
Symposium, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, OP-2,22-24 April 1998.

10. Sulphuryl chloride initiated rearrangement of -aryl-N-( -phenylethyl) nitrones -
P.Mohan, M.Thirumalaikumar, S.Muthusubramanian and S.Sivasubramanian National
Symposium, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, OO-13,22-24 April 1998.

11. Synthesis and biological studies of -(2-p-toluenesulphonato)phenyl-N- arylnitrones -
G.Valli, M.Thirumalaikumar, S.Muthusubramanian and S.Sivasubramanian - National
Symposium, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, OP-66,22-24 April 1998.

12. Synthesis of -aryl-N-(1-phenyl-2-nitroethenyl)nitrones via the tandem synthesis of 2-
nitro-1-phenyl-1-hydroxylaminoethylene - M.Thirumalaikumar, P.Mohan,
S.Muthusubramanian and S.Sivasubramanian
Indian Council of Chemists, 15th Conference, Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marathwada
University, Aurangabad, OP-42, 24-25 October 1996.

13. Synthesis and characterisation of Cu(II), Co(II) and Ni(II) bis-chelates of -(2-
hydroxyphenyl)-N-( -phenylethyl)nitrone - P.Mohan, M.Thirumalaikumar, S.Sivakolunthu
and S.Sivasubramanian
Indian Council of Chemists, 15th Conference, Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marathwada
University, Aurangabad, IO-14, 24-25 October 1996.

14. Synthesis and characterisation of Cu(II), Co(II) and Ni(II) bis-chelates of -(2-
hydroxyphenyl)-N-(2-nitrocyclohexyl)nitrone - M.Thirumalaikumar, S.Sivakolunthu and
S.Sivasubramanian
Indian Council of Chemists, 14th Conference, The Institute of Science, Bombay, IO-26,
28-30 December 1995.

15. Stereochemistry of the addition of nitroalkanes to 2-aryl-2-cyclohexen-1- ones -
S.Muthusubramanian, A.Ponnuswamy, M.Thirumalaikumar and S.Sivasubramanian - Indian
Council of Chemists, 14th Conference, The Institute of Science, Bombay, OO-45, 28-30
December 1995.

16. Synthesis and reactions of -aryl-N-(2-nitrocyclohexyl)nitrones - S.Sivasubramanian,
M.Thirumalaikumar and A.Ponnuswamy - Indian Council of Chemists, 13th Conference,
University of Jammu, Jammu, OO-48, 24-26 October 1994.

Current Responsibilities

Bus Incharge - Route No.: 31

Department Time Table Coordinator

Department Web Coordinator

Coordinator - AICTE/AU/NBA

Course Coordinator - Theory (CY6151)