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Prof Venkatachalam Rajendran

Professor and Principal
Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College

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Expertise

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Nanometal, Metal Oxides from Natural M0inerals, Resources, Industrial Applications of Nanotechnology – Batteries, Food Preservation, Biomedical, Textile, Coating, etc. Nanostructured Materials, Green Nanotechnology, Nano Bioactive Glass and Glass Ceramics, Nano Sensors, Nano Agricultural, Nuclear Materials, Magnetic Materials.

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Prof Venkatachalam Rajendran

1962-11-02 Male
Professor And Principal , Dr.N.G.P. Arts And Science College Tamil Nadu, India
India,Tamil Nadu,Coimbatore - 641048


Experience

  • Professor and Principal

    Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College,Coimbatore

  • Professor and Director (Research and Development)

    K S R Educational Institutions,Namakkal

  • Professor and Director (Research and Development)

    K S Rangasamy College of Technology,Namakkal

  • Professor and Head

    Mepco Schlenk Engineering College,Virudhunagar

  • Assistant Professor and Head

    Mepco Schlenk Engineering College,Virudhunagar

  • Senior Lecturer

    Mepco Schlenk Engineering College,Virudhunagar

  • Lecturer

    Mepco Schlenk Engineering College,Virudhunagar


Qualification

  • D.Sc. (awaiting Viva Voce exam)

    Bharathiar University

  • Ph.D. (Thesis adjudged Excellent)

    Annamalai University

  • M.Tech. (Nanotechnology)

    Anna University, Chennai

  • M.Phil.

    Annamalai University

  • M.Sc.

    Annamalai University

  • B.Sc.

    University of Madras


Honours and Awards

2019

NAAC Accesor in peer team member in accreditation process in higher education institution

National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Govt. of India

2018

SENATE Member

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

2018

Member, Academic Council : 3 Years (2018-19 to 2020-21)

PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore

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2019

NAAC Accesor in peer team member in accreditation process in higher education institution

National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Govt. of India

2018

SENATE Member

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

2018

Member, Academic Council : 3 Years (2018-19 to 2020-21)

PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore

2018

Chairman, Academic Council, Since 2018

Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

2018

Ex-Officio, College Governing Body

Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

2017

Life Time Achiever

Dr. Kalam Educational Trust for Tribal, Chennai

2016

Board of member for the National level awards

Dr. Kalam Educational Trust for Tribal, Chennai

2016

Life Time Acheivment Award

Nehru Group of Educational and Charitable Trust

2016

Bilateral Exchange Fellowship

Indo-Poland, Indian National Sciences Acadamy, New Delhi

2016

Senior Fellow-UNESCO-UNISA Africa Chair in (U2ACN2)

2015

Member Secretary for G.D. Naidu award

Makkal Sinthanai Peravai, Erode

2015

DST/NCSTC-National Award

National Council for Science&Technology Communication

2015

Best Poster Paper Award

International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (NANO-15)

2015

Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar fellowships

United States-India Educational Foundation

2014

Visiting Professor

D’Auvergne University, Clermont - Ferrand, France

2014

An International Expert Panel Member

Mintek Nanotechnology Innovation Centre

2013

PSN National Award for Excellence in Science

PSN Eductional and Charitable Trust

2013

Adjunct Professor Electron Science Research Institute (ESRI)

Edith Cowan University (EDU)

2012

Best Poster Presentation Award

Material Society of India

2012

Silver Prize

International Symposium on Macro-and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-12)

2012

Best Poster Presentation Award

Material Society of India

2012

Bilateral Exchange Visit

Indo-Australia Senior Scientist Science and Technology visiting fellowship, Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

2011

Prof. K. Arumugam National Award

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

2011

Best Oral Presentation Award

Material Society of India

2011

Silver Prize

National Seminar on Nanomaterials and Applications (NSNMA 2011)

2011

Silver Prize

International Symposium on Macro-and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-12)

2011

Expert Member-UGC Career Advanced Scheme for University Teachers (Professor)

Guru Nanak Dev University

2010

Best Faculty Award

Nehru Group of Educational and Charitable Trust

2010

Raman-Chandra Sekhar silver medal

Acoustical Foundation for Education and Charitable Trust (AFECT)

2010

MIRC-ASA Best Paper Award

Madras-India Regional Chapter Of The Acoustical Society Of America

2010

Gold Prize

International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (NANO-2010)

2010

Silver Prize

International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (NANO-2010)

2009

MIRC-ASA Best Paper Award

Madras-India Regional Chapter Of The Acoustical Society Of America

2009

An Expert Member for nanotechnology conclave

CII India at New Delhi

2009

An expertise in 2nd Food Technology Summit

CII India at New Delhi

2009

One out of the three delegates from India to present the progress on nanotechnology

Asia Nano Forum

2009

Member of world class Curriculum Development Cell

Madurai Kamaraj University for Nanoscience and Technolog

2007

MIRC-ASA Best Paper Award

Madras-India Regional Chapter Of The Acoustical Society Of America

2004

NDT Man of the Year

Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing

2002

DAAD Fellowship by Deutscher Academisher Austausch Dienst (DAAD)

German Academic Exchange Service

2000

Visiting Scientist

Institute for Non-Destructive Testing (IzfP)

2000

Guest Scientist

Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

2000

BRNS Visiting Scientist

Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS)

1997

Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (TANSA)

Tamil Nadu State Council for Science & Technology

1997

Visiting Scientists Fellowship

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research

1996

Outstanding Organiser Award

Seventh National Symposium on Ultrasonics

1996

INSA Visiting Scientist

Indian National Science Academy

1994

Young Scientists Fellowship

Tamil Nadu State Council for Science & Technology

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2019

Anibactrial and UV protection using Herbal Nanoparticles

K S Rangasamy College of Technology,Dr. S. Karthik

2019

Development of Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

K S Rangasamy College of Technology,Dr. P. Siva

2017

Synthesis and Characterization Titania nano powder for industrial applications

Anna University, Chennai,Dr. PremRanjanRauta

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2019

Anibactrial and UV protection using Herbal Nanoparticles

K S Rangasamy College of Technology,Dr. S. Karthik

2019

Development of Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

K S Rangasamy College of Technology,Dr. P. Siva

2017

Synthesis and Characterization Titania nano powder for industrial applications

Anna University, Chennai,Dr. PremRanjanRauta

2016

Titania and silicon nanoparticles prepared from natural minerals for photovoltaic device applications.

Anna University, Chennai,Dr. S.Arunmetha

2016

Manganese dioxide nanoparticles for energy storage and conversion applications.

Anna University, Chennai,Dr. S. R. Srither

2016

Phase and structural transitions in bulk and nanoperovskite magnetic materials.

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore,Dr. S. Praveen Kumar

2016

Al2O3 – ZrO2 metal oxide nanocomposites for surface protective coating applications.

Anna University, Chennai,Dr. A. Karthik

2016

Gas sensing response of TiO2, SnO2 and CeO2 incorporated in MgAl2O4 nanocomposite

Anna University, Chennai,Dr. N. Nithyavathi

2015

Nano ZrO2, TiO2, MgO particles and its composites for industrial applications.

Anna University, Chennai,Dr.N.R. Dhineshbabu

2015

Synthesis and characterisation of amorphous nanosilica particles from rice hulls biomass for different industrial applications

Anna University, Chennai,Dr.R. Palanivelu

2014

Development and Characterisation of metal doped hydroxyapatite / chitosan coated implants for biomedical applications

Anna University, Chennai,Dr. S. Sutha

2014

Investigations on toxicological behavior of nano SiO2, Al2O3, TiO2 and ZrO2particles in different environments

Anna University Chennai,Dr. G. Karunakaran

2014

Application of silica nanoparticles for maize growth and yield improvement

Anna University Chennai,Dr. R. Suriyaprabha

2014

Nano-Titania and its nanocomposites with In vitro and In vivo toxicity analysis for biomedical applications.

Anna University Chennai,Dr. K. Kavitha

2014

Preparation and Evaluation of bioactive glass nanoparticles for biomedical implant applications

Anna University Chennai,Dr. M. Prabhu

2013

On-line ultrasonic characterisation of bulk and nano perovskites and maraging steel

Anna University Chennai,Dr. K. Sakthipandi

2012

Synthesis of Al2O3, ZrO2 and TiO2 Nanoparticles from natural minerals for industrial applications

Anna University Chennai,Dr.P. Manivasakan

2012

Development of nanohydroxyapatite polymer composites for biomedical applications

Anna University Chennai,Dr.M. Rajkumar

2012

Synthesis, characterisation and applications of silica, iron and molybdenum nanopowders

Anna University Chennai,Dr.R. Yuvakkumar

2012

Thermal, Elastic and invitro studies of Ag2o and ZnO incorporated phosphate glasses and glass ceramics

Anna University Chennai,Dr.S. Aravindan

2011

Optimisation of the bioactivity of different bioactive glass and glass ceramics for biomedical applications.

Anna University Chennai,Dr.A.V.Gayathri Devi

2009

Anamalous in ultrasound velocity attenuation and elastic modulii in perovskite type R1-x AxMnO 3 manganese oxides

Madurai Kamaraj University,Dr.S. Sankarrajan

2009

Characterization of the Bioactive glasses through ultrasonic studies

Madurai Kamaraj University,Dr.G. Rajkumar

2006

Characterisation of nuclear materials, bio-active glasses and semiconducting glasses using ultrasonic study

Madurai Kamraj University,Dr. A. Nishara Begum

2006

Ultrasonic non-destructive characterisation of perovskite manganite, Al-LI alloys and nuclear materials as function of temperatures

Madurai Kamraj University,Dr. S. Muthukumaran

2003

Low and high temperature ultrasonic investigation on ferroelectric BaTiO3 doped Bi2O3 and PbO containing semiconductors

Jadavpur University,Dr.N. Palanivelu

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2016

Instrument Society of India, Bangalore

Executive Council Member (2016-18)

2016

International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM, Sweden)

Member

2015

UNESCO-UNISA Africa Chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Senior Fellow

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2016

Instrument Society of India, Bangalore

Executive Council Member (2016-18)

2016

International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM, Sweden)

Member

2015

UNESCO-UNISA Africa Chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Senior Fellow

2015

The Academy of Science, Chennai

Fellow

2014

Eurasian Acadamy of Environmental Sceience (FEAES)

Fellow

2010

Acoustical Society of India (ASI)

President (2010-14: Two terms)

2008

Madras India Regional Chapter of Acoustical Society of America (MIRC ASA)

President (2008-09)

2007

Acoustical Society of India

Vice-President (2007-09)

2005

Acoustical Society of India

General Secretary (2005-07)

2003

Acoustical Society of India

EC Member (2003-05)

2002

Institute of Physics, UK

Fellow

2002

Indian Institute of Metals

Life Member

2001

Materials Research Society of India

Life Member

2000

Instrument Society of India

Life Member

2000

Asian Nano Forum (ANF), Asia

Life Member

2000

Indian Nuclear Society

Life Member

1999

Institute for Smart Structures and Systems

Life Member

1998

Indian Physics Association

Life Member

1998

Indian Physics Society

Life Member

1997

Ultrasonics Society of India

Fellow

1997

Acoustical Society of America

Full Member

1996

Ultrasonic Society of India

EC Member (1996-98)

1995

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Life Member

1995

International Institute of Acoustics and Vibrations

Life Member

1994

Indian Society for Non-Destructive Society

Life Member

1992

Indian Society for Technical Education

Life Member

1990

Acoustical Society of India

Fellow

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Membership In Committees

2016

Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok

Curiculum Reviewer-Under Graduate

2014

Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia

Adjunct Professor

2014

World Class Curriculum Development Cell, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai

Subject Expert Member - Nanotechnology

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2016

Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok

Curiculum Reviewer-Under Graduate

2014

Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia

Adjunct Professor

2014

World Class Curriculum Development Cell, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai

Subject Expert Member - Nanotechnology

2014

Mintek Nanotechnology Innovation Centre, South Africa

International Expert Panel Member

2014

D’Auvergne University, Clermont - Ferrand, France

Adjunct Professor (2014-22)

2008

M.Tech. / B.Tech. Nanoscience and Technology

Chairman, Board of Studies

2008

B.E. / B.Tech. (First year) Anna University, chennai

Member, Board of Studies (Physics)

1996

B.E. (First Year) Madurai Kamaraj University

Member, Board of Studies

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Research Projects

Influence of particle size on the in vivo and in vitro toxicity of metal oxides causing toxicity in a model zebra fish and in normal human bladder cells and bladder tumour cells

Funding Agency : DST-DAAD

Natural Mineral Sand/Biomass rice husks as a sustainable source of nano silicon for cost effective solar cells

Funding Agency : DST-SERB, New Delhi

Herbal Nanoparticles for Anti Microbial and UV protection Applications

Funding Agency : BRNS, Mumbai

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Influence of particle size on the in vivo and in vitro toxicity of metal oxides causing toxicity in a model zebra fish and in normal human bladder cells and bladder tumour cells

Funding Agency : DST-DAAD

Natural Mineral Sand/Biomass rice husks as a sustainable source of nano silicon for cost effective solar cells

Funding Agency : DST-SERB, New Delhi

Herbal Nanoparticles for Anti Microbial and UV protection Applications

Funding Agency : BRNS, Mumbai

Development of nano protected fabrics for army and medical application

Funding Agency : DRDO, New Delhi

Nanobioactive glass coated implants for biomedical applications

Funding Agency : DST, New Delhi

Development and characterisation of nanometal oxides for biomedical applications

Funding Agency : UGC-DAE CSR, Kalpakkam

Strategy to improve the growth and yield of maize crop employing nano silica powders

Funding Agency : DRDO,New Delhi

Mapping of Indian capability on Nano Science and Technology

Funding Agency : DRDO, New Delhi

Development of nano metal oxides incorporated refractories for refractory applications

Funding Agency : DST, NewDelhi

High Temperature in-Situ Ultrasonic Characterisation of Nuclear and other Structural Materials Using First and Second Order Signal Differentials for Identifying Phase Transitions

Funding Agency : IGCAR Kalpakkam

Development of nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite (HAp) - polymer composite for drug design and biomedical applications

Funding Agency : DST, NewDelhi

Computer simulation and characterisation studies of nano structured Si-based gels

Funding Agency : UGC NewDelhi

Mono Dispersed colloidal and Cocoon Shaped Nano Silica Particles for abrasive applications

Funding Agency : DRDO NewDelhi

Studies on the Growth and yield of Maize Crop Applied with Different Combinations of Nano-Size Silica Particles

Funding Agency : DRDO, New Delhi

Influence of Nano Nutrients on Nitrogen Fixation and yield Rice Crop

Funding Agency : DRDO,New Delhi

Indigenous development of polymer and blended nano fibers for defence and medical applications

Funding Agency : DRDO, NewDelhi

Monograph project - Bioactive glasses for implant applications

Funding Agency : DESIDOC New Delhi

Development of a Technique for Online Measurement of Surface Tension on Flowing Liquids Employing Ultrasonic Velocity Measurements

Funding Agency : BRNS Mumbai

Investigation of the Biocompatibility and Mechanical Interaction of Different Bioactive Glasses for Different Biomedical Applications

Funding Agency : INMAS New Delhi

Elastic Moduli, Ultrasonic Attenuationand Resistivity Properties of R1-xAxMnO3Perovskite Manganite Materials

Funding Agency : DST NewDelhi

Ultrasonic non - destructive characterisation of nuclear materials at high temperature

Funding Agency : BRNS Mumbai

Development of Ultrasonic Device for on line measurement of ultrasonic velocity to correlate material properties relevant for safety analysis of simulated experimental studies

Funding Agency : IGCAR Kalpakkam

Low and high temperature ultrasonic investigation on ferroelectric barium titanate doped bismuth oxide, tellurium oxide and lead oxide containing semiconductors.

Funding Agency : CSIR NewDelhi.

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Publications (314)

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