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Dr K. Namitharan

Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor


  • 2014-2015: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ohio State University, USA.
  • 2012-2014: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

  • Developing New Reaction Methodologies
  • Late Stage Functionalization of Drug Leads
  • Small Molecules for Opto-electronic Applications
  • Transition metal catalysis (Cu, Ni etc.,)
  • Asymmetric organocatalysis (chiral N-heterocyclic carbenes)
  • Radical Chemistry
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis (modified zeolites, clays, MCM-41 etc.,)

  • K. Namitharan, T. Zhu, J. Cheng, P. Zheng, X. Li, S. Yang, B.-A. Song and Y. R. Chi, Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 3982. (Impact factor: 11.7).
  • K. Namitharan and K. Pitchumani, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355, 93 (Impact factor: 5.6)
  • K. Namitharan and K. Pitchumani, Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 5728 (Impact factor: 6.3)
  • K. Namitharan, M. Kumarraja and K. Pitchumani, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 2755 (Impact factor: 5.7)

SRM Research Institute,
R-10, 13th floor, Central library building,
SRM University, Kattankulathur,
Chennai – 603 203.
Tel: +91-44-2741-7906
Email: namitharan.k@res.srmuniv.ac.in