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July - December 2012

  1. Dual-Frequency Ultrasound for Designing Two Dimensional Catalyst Surface: Reduced Graphene Oxide – Pt Composite; K. Vinodgopal, B. Neppolian, N. Salleh, I. V. Lightcap, F. Grieser, M. Ashokkumar, T. T. Ding, P. V. Kamat, Colloids Surf. A: Physiochem. Eng. Asp., 2012, 409, 81-87. IF: 2.752.
  2. Oxidative Stress-Mediated Cytotoxicity and Apoptosis Induction by TiO2Nanofibers in HeLa Cells; K. M. Ramkumar, C. Manjula, G. Gnanakumar, M. A. Kanjwal, T. V. Sekar, R. Paulmurugan, P. Rajaguru, Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm.,2012, 81, 324-33. IF: 3.383.
  3. Catalytic Transformation of Alcohols to Carboxylic Acid Salts and H2 Using Water; E. Balaraman, E. Khaskin, G. Leitus, D. Milstein, Nature Chem., 2012, 5, 122-125. IF: 25.325.
  4. Ruthenium Pincer-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling of Primary Alcohols with Secondary Alcohols under Neutral Conditions; D. Srimani, E. Balaraman, B. Gnanaprakasam, Y. Ben-David, D. Milstein,  Adv. Synth. Catal., 2012, 354, 2403-2406. IF: 5.663.
  5. Biohydrometallurgy and Biomineral Processing Technology; A Review on Past, Present and Future. C. S. Gahan, D. J. Kim, H. Srichandan, A. Akcil, Res. J. Recent Sci., 2012, 1, 85-99.
  6. Thermophilic Bioleaching of Spent Petroleum Refinery Catalyst Using Sulfolobus Metallicus;D. J. Kim, H. Srichandan, C. S. Gahan, S.-L Lee, Can. Metall. Quart., 2012, 51, 403-412. IF: 0.509.


  1. Ultrasonic Enhancement of the Acidity, Surface Area and Free Fatty Acids Esterification Catalytic Activity of Sulphated ZrO2-TiO2 Systems; C. B. Daria, V. Crocellà, C. Pirola, B. Neppolian, G. Cerrato, M. Ashokkumar, C. L. Bianchi, J. Catal., 2013, 297, 17-26. IF: 6.921.
  2. An Upstream Initiator Caspase 10 of Snakehead MurrelChannaStriatus Containing DED, p20 and p10 Subunits: Molecular Cloning, Gene Expression and Proteolytic Activity; J. Arockiaraj, A. J. Gnanam, D. Muthukrishnan, M. Pasupuleti, J. Milton, A. Singh, A., Fish Shellfish Immunol., 2013, 34, 505-513. IF: 2.674.
  3. In vitro Evaluation of Free Radical Scavenging Activity of CodariocalyxMotorius Root Extract; U. Chidambaram, V. Pachamuthu, S. Natarajan, B. Elango, Suriyanarayanan, K. M. Ramkumar, Asian Pac. J. Trop. Med., 2013, 6, 188-94. IF: 1.062.
  4. The Impact of Oxidative Stress on Islet Transplantation and Monitoring the Graft Survival by Non-Invasive Imaging; K. M. Ramkumar, T. V. Sekar, E. Bhakkiyalakshmi, K. Foygel, P. Rajaguru, F. Berger, R. Paulmurugan, Curr. Med. Chem., 2013, 20, 1127-46. IF: 3.853.
  5. Microbial Desulfurization of Three different Coals from Indonesia, China and Korea in Varying Growth Medium; D. J. Kim, C. S. Gahan, K. Akilan, S. Y. Choi, B. G. Kim, Korean J. Chem. Eng., 2013,30, 680-687. IF: 1.166.
  6. Selective Conversion of Nitroalcohols to NitroolefinsOver Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Mesoporous SBA -15 Materials; M. Sasidharan, A. Bhaumik, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical., 2013, 367, 1-6.IF: 3.615.
  7. Microbial Depyritisation of Three Different Coals by Acidithio bacillus ferrooxidans in a Batch Stirred Tank Reactor;D. J. Kim,; C. S. Gahan, S. Y. Choi, B. G. Kim, Can. Metall. Quart., 2013, 52, 146-152. IF: 0.509.
  8. Fabrication of A356 Aluminum Alloy Matrix Composite with CNTs/Al2O3 Hybrid Reinforcements; H. H. Kim, J. S. S. Babu, C. G.Kang, Mater. Sci. Eng: A, 2013, 573, 92-99. IF: 2.567.
  9. In vitro Cytotoxicity of Gymnema Montanum in Human Leukemia HL-60 cells: Induction of Apoptotic Cell Death by Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Collapse; K. M. Ramkumar, C. Manjula, E. Bhakkiyalakshmi, K. Krishnamurthi, S. S. Devi, P. Rajaguru, Cell Prolif., 2013, 46, 263-271. IF: 3.116.
  10. Novel and Mild Synthetic Strategy for the Sulfonic Acid Functionalization in Periodic Mesoporous Ethylene-Silica; M. Sasidharan, A. Bhaumik, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 2618. IF: 6.723.
  11. A Novel Prophenoloxidase, Hemocyanin Encoded Copper Containing Active Enzyme from Prawn: Gene Characterization; J. Arockiaraj, A. J. Gnanam, G. Pothikasalam, J. Milton, M. Pasupuleti, P. Bhatt, R. Palanisamy, V. Kumaresan, M. K. Thirumalai, A. Arasu, A. Sathyamoorthi, N. Prabha, Gene, 2013, 524, 139–151. IF: 2.138.
  12. Role of PI3K-AKT-mTOR and WntSignaling Pathways in G1-S Transition of Cell Cycle in Cancer Cells; L. Vadlakonda, M. Pasupuleti, P. Reddanna, Front. Oncol., 2013, 3, 85.
  13. Promotion of oxygen reduction by a bio-inspired tethered iron phthalocyanine carbon nanotube-based catalyst; R. Cao, R. Thapa, H. Kim, X. Xu, M. G. Kim, Q. Li, N. Park, M. Liu, J. Cho, Nature Communications, 2013, 4, 2076. IF: 11.470.
  14. Kinetic Studies of Ethanol Fermentation Using Kluyveromyces sp. IIPE 453; K. Sachin, P. Dheeran, S. P. Singh, I. M. Mishra, D. K. Adhikari, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 2013, 88, 1874-1884. IF: 2.349.
  15. Therapeutic Evaluation of microRNAs by Molecular Imaging; T. V. Sekar, K. M. Ramkumar, F. Kira, R. Paulmurugan, Theranostics, 2013, 3, 964. IF: 8.022.
  16. Study of a Marine Microbial Fuel Cell on a Pilot Scale; D. Chithralekha, S. Mutnuri, Chem. Sci. Trans., 2013, 2(s1), s316-s322. IF: 1.177.
  17. Bench-Scale Batch Bioleaching of Spent Petroleum Catalyst Using Mesophilic Iron and Sulphur Oxidizing Acidophiles; H. Srichandan, D. J. Kim, C. S. Gahan, S. Singh, W. Lee, Korean J. Chem. Eng., 2013, 30, 1076-1082. IF: 1.166.
  18. Chemical Control of Superhydrophobicity of Carbon Nanotube Surfaces: Droplet Pinning and Electrowetting Behavior; B. Kakade. Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 7011. IF: 7.394
  19. Marine Algal Carotenoids Inhibit Angiogenesis by Down-Regulating FGF-2 Mediated Intracellular Signals in Vascular Endothelial Cells; P. Ganesan, K. Matsubara, T. Sugawara, T. Hirata, Mol. Cell Biochem., 2013, 380, 1-9. IF: 2.393.
  20. Macrobrachium Rosenbergii Cathepsin L: Molecular Characterization and Gene Expression in Response to Viral and Bacterial Infections; J. Arockiaraj, A. J. Gnanam, D. Muthukrishnan, K. T. Muthukumaresan, M. Pasupuleti, J. Milton, A. Singh, Microbiol. Res. 2013, 168, 569-579. IF: 2.561.
  21. Quantifying Microorganisms during Biooxidation of Arsenite and Bioleaching of Zinc sulfide. I. J. T. Dinkla, P. Gonzalez-Contreras; C. S. Gahan, A. Sandstrom, J. Weijma, C. J. N. Buisman, M. J. C. Henssen, Miner. Eng., 2013, 48, 25-30. IF: 1.597.
  22. Selected Organochlorine Pesticides (OCPs) in Surface Soils from Three Major States of the Northeastern Part of India; N. L. Devi, P. Chakraborty, Q. Shihua, G. Zhang, J. Environ. Monit. Assess., 2013, 185, 6667-66676. IF: 1.679.
  23. A Comparison Study of Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Three Indian Cities Using PUF Disk Passive Air Samplers; H. Cheng, Z. Deng, P. Chakraborty, D. Liu, R. Zhang, Y. Xu, C.  Luo, G. Zhang, J. Li, Atmos. Environ., 2013, 73, 16-21. IF: 3.281.
  24. Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction by Bimetallic CoPt and PdPtNanocrystals; B. Kakade, H. Wang, T. Tamaki, H. Ohashi, T. Yamaguchi, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 10487. IF: 3.840.
  25. Spatial Distributions and Characteristics of Platinum Group Elements (PGE) in Urban Dusts from China; S. Pan, Y. Sun, G. Zhang, P. Chakraborty, J. Geochem. Expl., 2013, 128, 153-157. IF: 2.747.
  26. Single-Molecule Conductance through Chiral Gold Nanotubes; A. Sen, C.-J. Lin, C.-C. Kaun, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 13676-13680. IF: 4.772.
  27. Antifouling activity of the methanolic extract of Syringodiumisoetifolium, and its toxicity relative to tributyltin on the ovarian development of brown mussel Pernaindica; P. Iyapparaj, P. Revathi, R. Ramasubburayan, S. Prakash, P. Anantharaman, G. Immanuel, A. Palavesam, Ecotoxic. Environ. Safety, 2013, 89, 231- 238. IF: 2.762.
  28. Optimization of bacteriocin production by Lactobacillus sp. MSU3IR against shrimp bacterial pathogens; P. Iyapparaj, T. Maruthiah, R. Ramasubburayan, S. Prakash, C. Kumar, G. Immanuel, A. Palavesam, BMC-Aquatic Biosystems. 2013, 9, 12.
  29. Impact of Eyestalk ablation on the androgenic gland activity in the freshwater Prawn Macrobrachiumrosengii (De Man); P. Revathi, P. Iyapparaj, L. ArockiaVasanthi, S. Jeyanthi, S. Sankaralingam, R. Ramasubburayan, S. Prakash, M. Krishnan, World J. Fish Marine sci. 2013, 5(4), 373-381.
  30. Phenotypic and genotypic probing of biofertilizinghalotolerantAzospirillum spp. and Bacillus spp; S. Prakash, N. K. Ahila, S. Ravikumar, E. Kannapiran, Middle East j. Scientific Res. 2013, 15(1), 128-133.
  31. Functional Genomic Assessment of Phosgene-Induced Acute Lung Injury in Mice; G. D. Leikauf, V. J. Concel, K. Bein, P. Liu, A. Berndt, T. M. Martin, K. Ganguly, A. S. Jang, K. A. Brant, Jr. R. A. Dopico, S. Upadhyay, C. L. Cario, Y. P. Di, L. J. Vuga, E. Kostem, E. Eskin, M. You, N.  Kaminski, D. R. Prows, D. L. Knoell, J. P. Fabisiak, Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol., 2013, 49, 368-383. IF: 3.985.
  32. Polyelectrolyte/Silver Nanocomposite Multilayer Films as Multifunctional Thin Film Platforms; S. Anandakumar,; A. M. Raichur, ActaBiomater., 2013, 9, 8864-8874. IF: 6.025.
  33. Reporter Protein Complementation Imaging Assay to Screen and Study Nrf2 Activators in Cells and Living Animals. K.M. Ramkumar, T. V. Sekar, K. Foygel, B. Elango, R. Paulmurugan, Anal. Chem., 2013, 85, 7542-7549. IF: 5.636.
  34. Optical and Vibrational Properties of Hydrogenated BN-Sheet: First Principles Study;         R. Thapa, G. P. Das, G. P., Appl. Sur. Sci., 2013, 284, 638– 643. IF: 2.711.
  35. Flux Limited Schemes: Their Classification and Accuracy Based on Total Variation Stability Regions; R. K. Dubey, Appl. Math. Comput., 2013, 224, 325-336. IF: 1.551.
  36. Cooling system economy for ethanol production by using thermotolerant yeast Kluyveromyces sp. IIPE453; S. Kumar, P. Dheeran, S. P. Singh, I. M. Mishra, D. K. Adhikari, Am. J. Microbiol. Res. 2013, 1, 39-44.
  37. A prawn transglutaminase: Molecular characterization and biochemical properties. J. Arockiaraj, A. J. Gnanam, R. Palanisamy, V. Kumaresan, P. Bhatt P, M. K. Thirumalai, A. Roy, M. Pasupuleti, M. Kasi, A. Sathyamoorthi, A. Arasu Biochimie. 2013 Sep 5. PMID: 24012776. IF: 2.963.
  38. An unconventional antimicrobial protein histone from freshwater prawn    Macrobrachium rosenbergii: analysis of immune properties. J. Arockiaraj, A. J. Gnanam, V. Kumaresan, R. Palanisamy, P. Bhatt, M. K. Thirumalai, A. Roy, M. Pasupuleti, M. Kasi. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013 35 1511-22. IF: 2.674.
  39. Fish lily type lectin-1 contains β-prism architecture: Immunological characterization. A. Arasu, V. Kumaresan, A. Sathyamoorthi, R. Palanisamy, N. Prabha, P. Bhatt, A. Roy, M. K. Thirumalai, A. J. Gnanam, M. Pasupuleti, K. Marimuthu, Arockiaraj J. Mol Immunol. 2013 56, 497-506. IF: 2.973
  40. Laser receptive polyelectrolyte thin films doped with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles for antibacterial coatings and drug delivery applications; J. Sripriya, S. Anandhakumar, S. Achiraman,  J. J. Antony, D.  Siva, M. Ashok, Raichur, Int J Pharmaceutics. 2013 457, 206-213. IF: 3.65.
  41. Screening and partial purification of antifungal metabolites from Streptomyces rochei MSA-14: an isolate from marine mining soil of Southwest coast of India; S. Prakash, R. Ramasubburayan, C. J. Mary, P. Iyapparaj, C. Kumar, A. Palavesam, G. Immanuel. Indian J Geo-Marine Sci. 2013, 42, 888-. IF: 0.294.
  42. Human Health Risk from HCH and DDT Pesticides, through Consumption of Vegetables: Estimation of Daily Intake and Hazard Quotients (HQs); Bhupander Kumar, V. K. Verma, A. K. Naskar, P. Chakraborty, Sanjay Kumar Sharma, J Xenobiotics. 2013, 3e6, 29-35.
  43. Atmospheric Polychlorinated biphenyls in Indian cities: Levels, Emission Sources and Toxicity;P. Chakraborty, G. Zhang, S. Eckhardt, J. Li, K. Breivik, P. Lam, S. Tanabe, K. Jones Environmental Pollution. 2013, 182, 283-290. IF: 4.143
  44. Total Variation Stability and Second Order Accuracy at Extrema; R. K. Dubey, Elect. J. Diff. Eqns., 2013, 20, 53-63. IF: 0.46.
  45. Protective effect of gallic acid on alloxan-induced oxidative stress and osmotic fragility in rats; K. Ramkumar, R. Vijayakumar, P. Vanitha,N. Suganya, C. Manjula, P. Rajaguru, S. Sivasubramanian, P. Gunasekaran, Hum. Exp.Toxicol., 2013, 33, 638-649. IF: 1.747
  46. Black carbon aerosols in a tropical semi-urban coastal environment: Effects of boundary layer dynamics and long range transport: K. Aruna, T. V. Lakshmi Kumar, D. Narayana Rao, B.V. Krishna Murthy, S. Suresh Babu and K. Krishnamoorthy, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 2015, 104, 116 – 125. IF: 1.751


  1. Core-Shell-Corona Polymeric Micelles as a Versatile Template for Synthesis of Inorganic Hollow Nanospheres; M. Sasidharan, K. Nakashima, Acc. Chem. Res., 2014, 47, 157. IF: 22.323
  2. Fabrication of Al-Beta/Silicalite-1 Hydrophilic-Hydrophobic Zeolite Membranes; M. Sasidharan, A. Bhaumik, Y. J. Kiyozumi, Nanosci. Nanotech., 2014, 14, 3062. IF: 1.556.
  3. Screening of Atmospheric Short- and Medium-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins in India and Pakistan using Polyurethane Foam Based Passive Air Samplers; C. Chaemfa, Y. Xu, J, Li, P. Chakraborty, J. H. Syed, R. N. Malik, Y. Wang, J. W. Lie, G. Zhang, K. C Jones Environmental Sci. Tech. 2014, 48, 4799−4808. IF: 5.330.
  4. Instabilities in Dynamic Anti-plane Sliding of an Elastic Layer on a Dissimilar Elastic Half-Space; K. Ranjith, J. Elas., 2014, 115, 47-59, IF: 1.043.
  5. Distribution and risk assessment of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the remote air and soil of Manipur, India;N. L. Devi, I. C. Yadav, Q. Shihua, P. Chakraborty, Y Dan. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2014, 1-13. IF: 1.765.
  6. Enhancing photo-induced ultrafast charge transfer across heterojunctions of CdS and laser-sintered TiO2 nanocrystals; B. T. Spann, S. V. Bhat, Q. Nian, K. M. Rickey, G. J. Cheng, X. Ruan, X. Xu,  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 10669. IF: 4.493.
  7. Comparison of Phosphate Estimating Methods in the Presence of Phytic Acid for the Determination of Phytase Activity; S. Suma, M. Pasupuleti, L. Vadalkonda, Prep. Biochem. Biotech., 2014, 44, 231-41 IF: 0.911.
  8. Siphonaxanthin, a green algal carotenoid, as a novel functional compound;T. Sugawara, P. Ganesan, Z. Li, Y. Manabe, T. Hirata T. Marine Drugs, 2014, 12, 3660-3668, IF: 2.853.
  9. Amino-functionalized Graphene Quantum Dots: Origin of Tunable Heterogeneous Photoluminescence; G. S. Kumar, R. Roy, D. Sen, U. K. Ghorai, R. Thapa,  N. Mazumder, S. Saha, K. K. Chattopadhyay. Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 3384-3391. IF – 7.394.
  10. Sonochemically synthesized mono and bimetallic Au-Ag grapheme oxide based nanocomposite with enhanced catalytic activity; B. Nepolian, C. Wang, M. Ashokkumar, Ultrason. Sonochem, 2014. 21, 1948-53. IF: 4.321.
  11. A simple, robust enzymatic-based high-throughput screening method for antimicrobial peptides discovery against Escherichia coli; M. K. Thirumalai,  A. Roy, S. Sanikommu, J. Arockiaraj, M. Pasupuleti, J. Peptide Sci., 2014, 20, 341-348. IF: 1.546.
  12. Therapeutic potential of pterostilbene against pancreatic β-cell apoptosis through Nrf2 mechanism; E. Bhakkiyalakshmi, D. Shalini, V. S. Thillai, P. Rajaguru, R. Paulmurugan, K. M. Ramkumar, British J. Pharmacology, 2014, 171, 1747-1757. IF: 4.842.
  13. Micelle templated NiO hollow nanospheres as anode materials in lithium ion batteries, M. Sasidharan; N. Gunawardhana, C. Senthil, M. Yoshio, J. Mat. Chem. A , 2014, 2 7337-7344 IF: 7.443.
  14. Spermicidal activity of Indian seaweed: An in vitro study; S. Prakash, S. Ravikumar, K. V. R. Reddy, E. Kannapiran, Andrologia, 2014, 46, 408-416.IF: 1.63.
  15. Atmospheric polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) in India and Pakistan.;Y. Xu, J. Li, P. Chakraborty, J. H. Syed, R. N. Malik, Y. Wang, C. Tian, C. Luo, G. Zhang, K. C. Jones., Sci. Total Environment. 2014, 1, 466-467. IF: 4.099.
  16. The Pasteur's dictum: Nitrogen promotes growth and oxygen reduces the need for sugar; L. Vadlakonda, V. D. K. Reddy, M. Pasupuleti, P. Reddanna, Frontiers in Oncology, 2014, 4, Article 51.
  17. Influence of Probiotic bacterium Bacillus cereus isolated from the gut of shrimp Penaeusmonodonin turn as a potent growth promoter and immune enhancerin shrimp Penaeusmonodon; M. N. Chandran, P. Iyapparaj, S. Moveendhan, R. Ramasubburayan, S. Prakash, G. Immanuel, A. Palavesam, Fish Shell Fish Immun. 2014, 36, 38-45. IF: 2.674.
  18. Modulatory effects of morin on hyperglycemia by attenuating the hepatic key enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism and β-cell function in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats; P. Vanitha, C. Uma, N. Suganya, E. Bhakkiyalakshmi, S. Suriyanarayanan, P. Gunasekaran, S. Sivasubramanian, K. M. Ramkumar, Environ. Toxicology  Pharmacology2014, 37, 326-335. IF: 2.084.
  19. Did we get pasteur, warburg, and crabtree on a right note? L. Vadlakonda, A. Dash, M. Pasupuleti, K.A. Kumar, P. Reddanna, Frontiers in Oncology, 2014, 3, 00186.
  20. Quercetin ameliorates tunicamycin-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress in endothelial cells; N. Suganya, E. Bhakkiyalakshmi, S. Suriyanarayanan, R. Paulmurugan, K. M. Ramkumar, Cell proliferation, 2014, 47, 231-40, IF: 3.116.
  21. Synthesis of 3D graphite oxide-exfoliated carbon Nanotube carbon; H. Wang, B. A. Kakade, T. Tamaki, T. Yamaguchi, J.  power sources, 2014, 260, 338-348. IF: 6.217.
  22. Highly active and durable chemically ordered Pt–Fe–Co intermetallics as cathode catalysts of membrane–electrode assemblies in polymer electrolyte fuel cells; T. Tamaki, A. Minagawa, B. Arumugam, B. A. Kakade, T. Yamaguchi,J. Power Sources, 2014, 271, 346-353, IF: 6.217.
  23. Tailor-Made Hollow Silver Nanoparticle Cages Assembled with Silver Nanoparticles: An Efficient Catalyst for Epoxidation; S. Anandhakumar, M. Sasidharan, C.-W Tsaocw, A. M. Raichur ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 12, 3275-81. IF: 6.723.
  24. Hot Extrusion of A356 Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite with Carbon and Nanotube/Al2O3 Hybrid Reinforcement; H. H. Kim, J. S. S. Babu, C.G.Kang. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2014, 45, 2636-2645. IF: 1.730.
  25. Resist materials for proton beam writing: a review; J. A. Van Kan, P. Malar, Y.H. Wang, Appl. Surf. Science, 2014, 310, 100-111. IF: 2.711.
  26. Nickel oxide doped hydroxyapatite-catalyzed oxidation of alcohols to carbonyl compounds at room temperature; P. Emayavaramban, S. Ganesh Babu, R. Karvembu and N. Dharmaraja American Soc. Engin. Management, 2014, 6, 659–666.  IF: 1.224.
  27. Catalytic N-oxidation of tertiary amines on RuO2 NPs anchored graphene nanoplatelets;  M. Gopiraman,  H. Bang, S. Ganesh Babu, K. Wei, R. Karvembu and I. S. Kim, Catalysis Sci. Tech., 2014, 4, 2099–2106. IF: 5.426.
  28. V2O5 Anchored RuO2 – An Efficient Reusable and Heterogeneous Nanocatalyst for Aerial Oxidation of Alcohols; S. Ganesh Babu, S. Krishnamoorthi, R. Thiruneelakandan and R. Karvembu, Catalysis Lett., 2014, 144, 1245–1252. IF: 2.307.
  29. Synthesis and characterization of silver and gold nanoparticles using aqueous extract of seaweed, Turbinaria conoides and their anti-microfouling activity; Hindawi. V. Sri Ramkumar, S. Prakash, S. Muthukkumarasamy, N.K. Ahila, J. Ravindran, and E. Kannapiran, The Scient. World Journal, 2014, Article ID 938272. IF: 1.219.
  30. Antifouling and toxic properties of the bioactive metabolites from the seagrasses Syringodium isoetifolium and Cymodocea serrulata; P. Iyapparaj, P. Revathi, R. Ramasubburayan; S. Prakash, A. Palavesam, G. Immanuel, A. Sautreau and C. Hellio, Ecotoxicology and Environmental safety, 2014, 103: 54-60. IF: 2.762.
  31. Secreted phosphoprotein 1 (Spp1) is a determinant of lung function development in mice;    K. Ganguly, T. M. Martin, V. J. Concel, S. Upadhyay, K. Bein, K. B. Brant, L. George, A. Mitra, T. A. Thimraj, J. P. Fabisiak, L. J. Vuga, C. Fatman, N. Kaminski, H. Schulz, G. D. Leikauf,  Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol, 2014, 51:637-651.IF: 3.985.
  32. Resist evaluation for proton beam writing, Ni mold fabrication and nano-replication; Y. H. Wang; P.  Malar, J. A. van Kan, Microsyst Technol, 2014, 20, 2079-2088. IF: 0.875.
  33. Green synthesis of sulfur/graphene nanocomposite and photocatalytic performance; L. Yu, K.Dong, Y. Zhang, Q. Wang, B. Neppolian, Sci. Advan. Mater., 2014, 6, 1828-1835. IF: 2.598 .
  34. Rules of B-N Doping in Defect Graphene Sheet: A First-Principles Investigation of Bandgap Tuning and Oxygen Reduction Reaction Capabilities; D. Sen, R. Thapa and K. K. Chattopadhyay, Chem Phy Chem, 2014, 15, 2542-2559. IF: 3.419.
  35. Sonochemical synthesis of graphene oxide supported Pt–Pd alloy nanocrystals as efficient electrocatalysts for methanol oxidation; B. Neppolian, J.Garcia, V.Bernal, R. Gomez, F. Grieser, M. Ashokkumar,  J. Solid State Electrochem.,  2014, 18, 3163-3171. IF: 2.446.
  36. Enhanced activity and durability for electroreduction of oxygen at chemically ordered intermetallic PtFeCo catalyst; B. Arumugam, B. Kakade, T. Tamaki, M. Arao, H. Imai, T. Yamaguchi, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 27510-27517. IF: 3.84.
  37. Visible light photocatalysts Bi2O3 with graphene oxide support for the effective degradation of organic compound, R. Vinoth and B. Neppolian,; Materials Focus, 2014, 3, 485-490.
  38. A comparative study on the role of precursors of graphitic carbon nitrides for the photocatalytic degradation of direct red 81; J. Theerthagiri, R.A. Senthil, J. Madhavan, B. Neppolian. Mater. Sci Forum2014, 807, 101.  IF: 0.24.
  39. Doped h-BN monolayer as efficient noble metal-free catalysts for CO oxidation: role of dopant and water in activity and catalytic de-poisoning; S. Sinthika, E. Mathan Kumar, R. Thapa, J. Mat. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 12812 – 12820. IF: 7.443.
  40. Field Emission properties of ZnO Nanosheet Arrays; K. K. Naik, R. Khare, D. Chakravarty, M. A. More, R. Thapa, D. J. Late, C. Sekhar Rout, Appl. Phys. Lett., 2014, 105, 233101. IF: 3.302.
  41. Ab initio study of thin oxide-metal overlayers as an inverse catalytic system for dioxygen reduction with enhanced CO tolerance;  D. Shin,  S. Sinthika, M. Choi, R. Thapa, Noejung Park, ACS Catalysis, 2014, 4, 4074–4080. IF: 9.312.
  42. A first-principles investigation of oxygen reduction reaction catalysis capabilities of As decorated defect graphene; D. Sen, R. Thapa, K. K. Chattopadhyay, Dalton Transactions, 2014, 43, 15038. IF: 4.197.
  43. Analysis of liquid metal foams through X-ray radioscopy and microgravity experiments; F. García ,Moreno, S.T.Tobin, M. Mukherjee, C. Jiménez, E. Solórzano, G. S. Vinod Kumar, S. Hutzler, J. Banhart, Soft Matter, 2014, 10, 6955. IF: 4.029.
  44. Nanostructured RuO2 on MWCNTs: Efficient catalyst for transfer hydrogenation of carbonyl compounds and aerial oxidation of alcohols; M. Gopiraman, S. Ganesh Babu, R. Karvembu and I. S. Kim, Applied Catalysis A: General, 2014, 484, 84. IF: 3.942.
  45. Ultrafine carbon particle mediated cardiovascular impairment of aged spontaneously hypertensive rats; Upadhyay S, Stoeger T , George L, Schladweiler MC, Kodavanti U, Ganguly K, Schulz H, Part Fibre Toxicol., 2014, 11, 36. IF: 7.113.
  46. Inhaled ambient particulate matter and lung health burden; S. Upadhyay, K. Ganguly, T. Stoeger, European Medical Journal-Respiratory, 2014, 2:88-95.
  47. Proteomic identification of pterostilbene mediated anticancer activities in HepG2 cells; N. Suganya, E. Bhakkiyalakshmi, T. S. Subin,  K. Krishnamurthi, S. Devi, K. Lau, T. V. Sekar, R. Paulmurugan,  K. M. Ramkumar, ACS-Chem. Res. Toxicology, 2014, 27, 1243-52. IF: 3.529.
  48.  Antihyperglycemic effect of Codariocalyx motorius modulated carbohydrate metabolic enzyme activities in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat;Uma C, Suganya N, Vanitha P, Bhakkiyalakshmi E, Suriyanarayanan S, Maria John KM, Sivasubramanian S, Gunasekaran P, Ramkumar K M. Journal of functional foods, 2014, 11, 517-27. IF: 3.574.
  49.  Targeting SUMOylation cascade for diabetes management; D.Sireesh, E. Bhakkiyalakshmi, K. M. Ramkumar, S. Rathina Kumar, P. Anto Jennifer, P. Rajaguru, R. Paulmurugan, Current Drug Targets, 2014, 15, 1094-106. IF: 3.021.
  50.  Hydrogen Bonded Multilayer Films based on Poly (2-oxazoline)s and Tannic Acid, Anandhakumar S., M. Vergaelen, S. Maji, R. Auzély-Velty, Z. Zhang, B. De Geest, R. Hoogenboom, Advance Health Care Materials, 2014, 3, 2040-47. IF: 5.797.
  51. The emerging role of redox-sensitive Nrf2-Keap1 pathway in diabetes. E. Bhakkiyalakshmi, D. Sireesh, P. Rajaguru, R. Paulmurugan, K. M. Ramkumar, Pharmacological research, 2014, 91, 104-14. IF: 4.408.
  52. The rupture of a single liquid aluminium alloy film, K. Heim, F. Garcia Moreno, G. S. Vinod Kumar; A. Rack, J. Banhart, Soft Matter,  2014,10, 4711-4716. IF: 4.029.
  53. Scattering and absorption characteristics of atmospheric aerosols over a semi-urban coastal environment: K. Aruna, T. V. Lakshmi Kumar, D. Narayana Rao, B.V. Krishna Murthy, S. Suresh Babu and K. Krishnamoorthy, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 2014, 119, 211 – 222. IF: 1.751


  1. Field Emission properties of spinel ZnCo2O4 Microflowers, Satyajit Ratha, Ruchita Khare, Mahendra A. More; R. Thapa, Dattatray J. Late, and Chandra Sekhar Rout, RSC Advance, 2015, 5, 5372-5378. IF: 3.84.
  2. First principles guide to tune h-BN nanostructures as superior light element based hydrogen storage material: Role of bond exchange spillover mechanism; E. Mathan Kumar, S. Sinthika, R. Thapa, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 304. IF: 7.443.
  3. Mesoporous BaTiO3@SBA-15 derived via solid state reaction and its excellent adsorption efficiency for the removal of hexavalent chromium from water; A. Bhaumik,   V. Kumari, M. Sasidharan, Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 1924. IF: 4.197.
  4.  Magnetic, elastic and optical properties of zinc peroxide (ZnO2): First principles study; R. Thapa, Saurabh Ghosh, S. Sinthika, E. Mathan Kumar, Noejung Park, J. Alloys and Compounds, 2015, 620, 156. IF: 2.999.
  5.  Dual role of micelles as templates and reducing agent for the fabrication of catalytically active hollow silver nanospheres; M. Sasidharan, S. Chenrayan, V. Kumari, A. Bhaumik, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 733. IF: 6.834.
  6.  Nitrogen Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide Hybrid Metal Free Catalysts for Effective Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol; R. Vinoth, S. Ganesh, B. Neppolian, Sci. Adv. Mater. 2015, 7, 1443-1449. IF 2.598.
  7.  CdO nanospheres: Facile synthesis and bandgap modification for the superior photocatalytic activity, P. Senthil Kumar,  M. Selvakumar,  S. Ganesh Babu, S. Karuthapandian,  S. Chattopadhyay, Materials Letters 2015, 151, 45-48. IF: 2.489.
  8.  Spectral formulation of the elastodynamic boundary integral equations for bi-material interfaces, R. Kunnath, Inter. J. Solids and Structures, 2015, 59, 29-36, IF: 2.214.
  9.  a-Arylation of b-diketones with aryl halides-catalyzed by copper(II) oxide on aluminosilicate, S. Ganesh Babu, R. Sakthivel, N. Dharmaraj and R. Karvembu,Tetrahedron Lett., 2015, 55,6873–6877. IF: 2.379.
  10. In plane conducting channel at the interface of CdO-ZnO isotype thin film heterostructure, A. Beraa, R. Thapa, K. K. Chattopadhyay, B. Saha, J. Alloys and Compounds, 2015, 632, 343-347. IF: 2.999.
  11. Self-degrading colloidal for encapsulation of hydrophilic and hydrophobic drugs: An efficient carrier for cancer multi-drug delivery, Varsha Sharma, S. Anandhakumar, M. Sasidharan, Materials Science and Engineering C 56 (2015) 393–400. IF: 3.088
  12.  An oxygen reduction catalytic process through superoxo adsorption states on n-type doped h-BN: a first-principles study, D. Shin, R. Thapa, N. Park, Current Applied Physics, Current Applied Physics, 2015, 15, 727-732. IF: 2.212.
  13.  Efficient Field Emission from Vertically Aligned Cu2O1-δ(111) Nanostructure Influenced by Oxygen Vacancy; S. Nandy, R. Thapa, M. Kumar, T. Som, N. Bundaleski, Orlando M.N.D. Teodoro, R. Martins, E. Fortunato, Advance Functional Materials, 25, 2015, 947–956. IF: 11.805.
  14.  Diffused sunlight driven highly synergistic pathway for complete mineralization of organic contaminants using reduced graphene oxide supported Photocatalyst, S. Ganesh Babu, R. Vinoth, B. Neppolian, D. Dionysiou, M. Ashokkumar, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Accepted, 2015, 291, 83–92. IF: 4.529.
  15.  Magnetically retrievable lepidocrocite supported copper oxide nanocatalyst (Fe–CuO) for N-arylation of imidazole, R. Sivakami, S. Ganesh Babu, S. Dhanuskodi and R. Karvembu, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 8571–8578. IF: 3.84.
  16.  Electronic properties of heterostructures of graphene with boron, nitrogen and boron nitride – A first principles study, K. Iyakutti, E. Mathan Kumar, R. Thapa, V. J. Surya, Y.  Kawazoe, International J. Chem. Tech. Research, 2015, 7, 685-689.
  17.  Degradation of 4-chlorophenol and NOx using ultrasonically synthesized TiO2 loaded graphene oxide photocatalysts; B. Neppolian, C. L. Bianchi, M. Ashokkumar, Sci. Adv. Mater, 2015,7, 1443-1449. IF 2.598.
  18.  Environmentally benign antifouling potentials of Triterpenes-Glycosides from Streptomyces fradiae: a mangrove isolate. S. Prakash, R. Ramasubburayan, P. Iyapparaj, A.R. Arthi, N. K. Ahila, V. Sri Ramkumar,  G. Immanuel and A. Palavesam. RSC Advance, 2015, 5, 29524-29534. IF: 3.84.
  19.  Cu2O-Sensitized TiO2 Nanorods with Nanocavities for Highly Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production under Solar Light Irradiation, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, D.P. Kumar, N. L. Reddy, M.M. Kumari, B. Srinivas, V. Durgakumari, V. Roddatis, O. Bondarchuk, M. Karthik, B. Neppolian, M. V. Shankar, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2015, 136, 157- 166. IF: 5.337.
  20. Occurrence and sources of selected organochlorine pesticides in the soil of seven major Indian cities: Assessment of air-soil exchange P. Chakraborty, G. Zhang, J. Li, A. Sivakumar, K.C. Jones, Environmental Pollution, 2015, 204:74-80, IF: 4.143.
  21. Facile synthesis of Ag nanowires-rGO composites and their promising field emission performance, A. Samantara, D. Mishra, S. Suryawanshi, M. More, R. Thapa, D. J. Late, B. K. Jena, C. S. Rout, RSC Advance, 2015, 5, 41887-41893. IF: 3.84.
  22. Preparation of CuO/TiO2 Solar Light Harvesting Nanotubular Catalysts for Proficient Hydrogen Production Using Aqueous-Glycerol Solution, D.Praveen Kumar, N.Lakshmana Reddy, B.Srinivas, V. Durgakumari, B. Neppolian, M. V.Shankar, Energy & Environment Focus, 2015, 4 214-220.
  23. Effect of recent minor volcanic Eruptions on Temperatures in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, S. K. Mehta, M. Fujiwara, T. Tsuda, J-P. Vernier, J. Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 2015; 129:99-110. IF: 1.474.
  24. M. Fujiwara, T. Hibino, S. K. Mehta, L. Gray, D. Mitchell, J. Anstey, Global temperature response to the major volcanic eruptions in multiple reanalysis datasets, 2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13507–13518, 2015 doi:10.5194/acp-15-13507-2015. IF: 5.053.
  25. Synthesis of highly visible light active TiO2-2-Naphthol surface complex and its application in photocatalytic chromium (VI) reduction, P. Karthik, R. Vinoth, S. Ganesh Babu, M. Wen, T. Kamegawa, H. Yamashita, B. NeppolianRSC Advance, 2015, 5, 39752-39759 IF: 3.84.
  26. Influence of Electron Storing, Transferring and Shuttling Assets of Reduced Graphene Oxide at the Interfacial Copper Doped TiO2 p-n Hetero-junction for the Increased Hydrogen Production, S. Ganesh Babu, R. Vinoth, D. P. Kumar, M.V. Shankar, H. L. Chou, K. Vinodgopal, B. Neppolian, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 7849-7857. IF: 7.394.
  27. A comparative study on the role of precursors of graphitic carbon nitrides for the photocatalytic degradation of direct red 81, J. Theerthagiri, R.A. Senthil, J. Madhavan, B. Neppolian.  Materials Science Forum, 2015, 807 101-113, IF: 0.3.
  28. Exploring functionalized graphene nanocomposites for nanoscale switching, P. Shukla,  A. Subramani,  A. Sen, International J. ChemTech Research, 2015, 7, 874-877.
  29. Vertical distribution of ozone over a tropical station: Seasonal variation and comparison with satellite (MLS, SABER) and ERA-Interim products, S.T. Akhil Raj, M. Venkat Ratnam, D. Narayana Rao, B.V. Krishna Murthy, Atmospheric Environment, 116 (2015) 281-292. IF: 3.281
  30. Characterization of magnetocaloric effect, magnetic ordering and electronic structure in the GdFe1-xCoxSi intermetallic compounds, Wlodarczyk, P,  Hawelek, L,  Zackiewicz, P,  Rebeda Roy, T.,  Chrobak, A.,  Kaminska, M.,  Kolano-Burian, A.,  Szade, J., Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2015, 162, 273
  31. SnS2/rGO: An efficient photocatalyst for the complete degradation of organic contaminants, S. Ganesh Babu, Athira S. Vijayan, B. Neppolian, M. Ashokkumar, Materials Focus, 2015, 4, 272-276.
  32. Solar Light Activated AgxO/TiO2 Nanocomposites – A Promising Photocatalyst for Enhanced Hydrogen Fuel Generation using Biomass Derivatives, D.P. Kumar, N.L. Reddy, D. Harish, D.B. Naik, M.M. Kumari, B.Srinivas, V.D.Kumari, B. Neppolian, M. V. Shankar, Materials Focus, 2015, 4, 321-323.
  33. Photodegradation of dyes by a novel TiO2/u-RuO2/GNS nanocatalyst derived from Ru/GNS after its use as a catalyst in the aerial oxidation of primary alcohols (GNS = graphene nanosheets), Gopiraman, M. Babu, S. G. Khatri, Z. Kim, B.-S. Wei, K. Karvembu, R. Kim, I.S. Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis, 2015, 115, 759. IF: 1.170.
  34.  Photocatalytic Properties of TiO2 Porous Network Film; L. Yu, Q. Zhi, Y. Zhang, Q. Wang, K. Dong, B. Neppolian, J. NanoSci. NanoTech., 2015, 15, 6576-6581.  IF:  1.556.
  35.  Spectroscopic studies on interaction of Congo red with Ferric Chloride in aqueous medium for waste water treatment; A. Debnatha, R. Thapa, K. Chattopadhyay, B. Saha, Separation Science and Technology, 2015, 50, 1684.  IF: 1.171.
  36.  Morphological analysis of ultra-fine α-MnO2 nanowires under different reaction conditions, Niraj Kumar, P. Dineshkumar, R. Rameshbabu, A. Sen, Materials Letters, Accepted, 2015. IF: 2.489.
  37.  The stabilising effect of oxides in foamed aluminium alloy scrap, G. S. VinodKumar, Francisco Garcia-Moreno, John Banhart, Andrew Kennedy, International J. Materials Research, 2015, 106, 978. IF: 0.639.
  38. Influence of Bacterial diversity in mangrove sediments by some physical, nutritional characters on the Southwest coast of Tamilnadu, India. S. Prakash, R. Ramasubburayan, P. Iyapparaj, N.K. Ahila, V. Sri Ramkumar, A. Palavesam, G. Immanuel and E. Kannapiran. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2015, 187, 562. IF: 1.687
  39. Stabilisation of aluminium foams and films by the joint action of dispersed particles and oxide films, K. Heim, G. S. Vinod-Kumar, F. García-Moreno, A. Rack, J. Banhart, Acta Materialia, 2015, 99, 313. IF: 4.465.
  40. Enhanced Methanol Electrooxidation at Pt skin@PdPt Nanocrystals, B. Kakade, I. Patil, M. Lakanathan, A. Swami, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 17771. IF: 7.443.
  41. Enhanced electron field emission from NiCo2O4 nanosheet arrays, K. K. Naik, Ruchita T. Khare, R. V. Gelamo, M. A. More, R. Thapa, D. J. Late, C. Sekhar Rout, Material Research Express2015, 2, 9.
  42. Reduced graphene oxide wrapped Cu2O supported on C3N4: an efficient visible light responsive semiconductor Photocatalyst, S.G. Babu, R. Vinoth, S. Narayana, D. Bahnemann, B. Neppolian, APL Materials, 2015, 3, 104415. IF: 2.8.
  43. First principles design of divacancy defected graphene nanoribbon based  rectifying and negative differential resistance device , Soubhik Chakrabarty, A. H. M. Abdul Wasey, R. Thapa, G. P. Das, AIP Advance2015, 087163. IF:1.524
  44. Pathophysiological insights of methylglyoxal induced Type-2 Diabetes. Sireesh D, Bhakkiyalakshmi E, Ponjayanthi B, Rajaguru P, Ramkumar KM. ACS- Chemical Research in Toxicology, 2015, 28, 1666. IF: 3.529
  45. Activation of CO and CO2 on Homonuclear Boron Bonds of Fullerene-like BN Cages: First Principles Study, S. Sinthika, E. Mathan Kumar, V. J. Surya, Y. Kawazoe, Noejung Park, K. Iyakutti, R. Thapa, Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 17460. IF: 5.578
  46. Influence of enolate/epoxy configuration, doping and vacancy on the catalytic activity of graphene, S. Sinthika, R. Thapa, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 93215. IF: 3.875
  47. Self-Size-Limiting Nanoscale Perforation of Graphene for Dense Heteroatom Doping, U. N. Maiti, R. Thapa, J. Lim, Dong J. Li, S. O. Kim, ACS Applied Materials and Interface, 2015, 7, 25898. IF: 6.723
  48. Welding of Semiconductor Nanowires by Coupling Laser-Induced Peening and Localized Heating" Kelly M. Rickey, Qiong Nian,Genqiang Zhang,Liangliang Chen, Sergey Suslov, S. Venkataprasad Bhat, Yue Wu, Gary J. Cheng,  Xiulin Ruan, Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 16052. IF: 5.578
  49. Characteristics of Monsoon inversions over Arabian Sea observed by satellite sounder and reanalysis data sets: Sanjeev Dwivedi, M. S. Narayanan, M. Venkat Ratnam and D. Narayana Rao, Atmospheric Chemistry Physics Discussions, 15, 35277 – 35312.
  50. Investigation on antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic properties of chosen mangroves; Ramasubburayan, R.; Prakash, S.; Iyapparaj, P.;Sumathi, S.; Thaddaeus, B. J.; Usha, M.;Palavesam.; A.; Immanuel, G., Indian J. Geo-Marine Sci., 2015, In press.  IF: 0.294.


  1.  Stimuli-responsive weak polyelectrolyte multilayer films: A thin film platform for self-triggered multi-drug delivery, S. Anandhakumara, P. Gokula, A.M. Raichurb, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2016, 58, 622. IF: 3.088
  2.  Highly efficient Au hollow nanosphere catalyzed chemo-selective oxidation of alcohols, M. Sasidharan, S. Anandhakumar, P. Bhanja, A. Bhaumik, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2016, 411, 87. IF: 3.615
  3. Carrier Separation and Charge Transport Characteristics of Reduced Graphene Oxide Supported Visible-Light Active Photocatalysts,  R. Vinoth, P. Karthik, C. Muthamizhchelvan, B. Neppolian, M. Ashokkumar, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, In Press, IF: 4.45
  4. Spillover of Hydrogen on SiC-ML Surface: Doping Effect and Bond Exchange Mechanism, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, E. Mathan Kumar, Bikash Prajapat, Biswajit Saha and Ranjit Thapa, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2016, 41, 3928. IF: 3.3
  5.  Pterostilbene ameliorates streptozotocin-induced diabetes through enhancing antioxidant signaling pathways mediated by Nrf2. Bhakkiyalakshmi E, Sireesh D, Paulmurugan R, and Ramkumar K M. ACS- Chemical Research in Toxicology, 2016, 29, 47-57 IF: 3.52
  6.  Carvacrol induces mitochondria-mediated apoptosis in HL-60 promyelocytic and Jurkat T lymphoma cells. Bhakkiyalakshmi E, Suganya N, Sireesh D, Krishnamurthi K,  Devi S, Rajaguru P, Paulmurugan R, Ramkumar K M. European Journal of Pharmacology, 2016, 772, 92-98 IF: 2.53
  7. Micelles-templated synthesis of Pt hollow nanospheres for catalytic hydrogen evolution Manickam Sasidharan,  Piyali Bhanja,  Senthil Chenrayan  and Asim Bhaumik, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 11370-11377, IF: 3.8
  8. Genetic portrait of Tamil non-tribal and Irula tribal population using Y chromosome STR markers Raghunath, R. Krishnamoorthy, K. Balasubramanian, L. K M. Ramkumar. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2016, In Press. IF: 2.714
  9. P-N junction constructed TiO2-NiO composite with enhanced sonophotocatalytic activity under diffused sunlight, R. Vinoth, P. Karthik, B. Neppolian and M. Ashokkumar, Ultrson. Sonochem., Article in Press, 2016, IF: 4.3
  10.  Tuning Work Function of Randomly Oriented ZnO nanostructures by capping with Faceted Au nanostructure and Oxygen defects: Enhanced Field Emission Experiments and DFT studies A. Ghosh, P. Guha, Ranjit Thapa, S. Selvaraj, Mohit Kumar, B. Rakshit, T. Dash and P. V. Satyam, Nanotechnology, In Press, 2016. I.F: 3.821
  11. Effect of surface doping on the band structure of graphene: a DFT study, K. Iyakutti · E. Mathan Kumar, I. Lakshmi, Ranjit Thapa, R. Rajeswarapalanichamy, V. J. Surya, Y. Kawazoe, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2016, In press. IF: 1.57.
  12.  A highly ordered N-rich functionalized mesoporous material for CO2 storage application. P. Bhanja, M. Sasidharan and A. Bhaumik, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Accepted, 2016. IF: 1.6
  13.  CO Oxidation Prefers Eley–Rideal or Langmuir–Hinshelwood Pathway: Monolayer vs. Thin Film of SiC, S. Sinthika, Vala Surya Teja, Y. Kawazoe and Ranjit Thapa, ACS Applied Materials & Interface, In Press, 2016. IF: 6.723
  14.  Evaluating CMIP5 models using GPS radio occultation COSMIC temperature in UTLS region during 2006–2013: twenty-first century projection and trends: P. Kishore, Ghouse Basha ,M. Venkat Ratnam, Isabella Velicogna, T. B. M. J. Ouarda and D. Narayana Rao, Climate Dynamics, pp. 1-18(online), doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3024-8, 2016. IF: 4.673
  15.  A Study on the Lower Tropospheric Thermal Inversion Over the Arabian Sea Using Radiosonde and IASI Data: Sanjeev Dwivedi, V. Sathiyamoorthy, M. S. Narayanan, and D. Narayana Rao, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2016, 9, 490 – 495. IF: 3.062
  16. Short wave Aerosol Radiative Forcing estimates over a semi urban coastal environment in south-east India and validation with surface flux measurements : K. Aruna, T. V. Lakshmi Kumar, B. V. Krishna Murthy, S. Suresh Babu, M. Venkat Ratnam and D. Narayana Rao, Atmospheric Environment, 2016, 125, 418 – 428. IF: 3.062


  1. S. Harinipriya, Cost effective microbial fuel cell – prototype, Filed, 3508/CHE/2015
  2. P. Malar, S. Sivasangari and Kunal J. Tiwari, A solar radiation absorbing layer for thin-film solar cells with enhanced absorption and a method to manufacture the same”, Appl. No: 6642/CHE/2015, dt 11/12/2015,
  3. P. Malar and Kunal J. Tiwari, A single step process for the preparation of Cu2ZnSnSe4, Appl. No: 6830/CHE/2015 dt. 22/12/2015
  4. B. Neppolian, Reduced graphene oxide supported Cu doped TiO2: Effects of electron storing, transferring and shuffling properties of reduced graphene oxide at the interfacial p-n hetero-junction for the increased hydrogen production
  5. B. Nepploian, Diffused sunlight mediated reduced graphene oxide supported metal oxides-catalyzed photolytic system: A highly synergistic practice for complete mineralization of organic contaminants.

Article – proceedings

  1. Elastic and inelastic electron tunneling in doped gold wire nanojunctions Balasubramanian, P. Deepika, G.T. Sen, A. Proceedings of the International Conference on "Advanced Nanomaterials and Emerging Engineering Technologies", ICANMEET, 2013.
  2. Enhancement of anisotropic magnetoresistance in zigzag graphene nanodevices, Subramani, A. Sen, A. Proceedings of the International Conference on "Advanced Nanomaterials and Emerging Engineering Technologies", ICANMEET, 2013
  3. Charge transport in a zigzag silicene nanoribbon, Mehrotra, N. Kumar, N. A. Sen, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2013, 1512, 1304.
  4. Single molecule conductance: Role of electrode morphology at the nanoscale, Ravi, D. Karthika, C.P., A. Sen, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2013, 1512, 982.
  5. Conductance and thermopower in molecular nanojunctions A. Sen, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2013 1512, 1328.
  6. Microbial depyritization of Korean, Chinese and Indonesian coal at varying pulp densities in an iron free 9K growth medium, C.S. Gahan,  S.-Y. Choi, D-J Kim, J. Singh,  B.-G Kim, 26th International Mineral Processing Congress, IMPC 2012: Innovative Processing for Sustainable Growth - Conference Proceedings, 2013.
  7. Secreted Phosphoprotein 1 (Spp1) is a determinant of lung function development In Mice,  K. Ganguly, T. M. Martin, V. J. Concel, S. Upadhyay, K. Bein, George Leema, A. Mitra, R. A. Dopico, H Schulz, G. D. Leikauf, Am J RespirCrit Care Med 187; 2013-A4723.
  8. Altered lung developmental pathways during the phase of alveogenesis in mice lacking superoxide dismutase 3, extracellular (SOD3); K. Ganguly, T. M. Martin, V. J. Concel, George Leema, A. Mitra, T. A. Thimraj, L. J. Vuga,  C. Fattman, N. Kaminski, G. D. Leikauf, European Respiratory Society Congress, 2014, P2032.
  9. Aged spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs) are predisposed to ultrafine carbon particle (UfCP) mediated cardiovascular impairment; S. Upadhyay, K. Ganguly, T. Stoeger,  George Leema, M. Schladweiler, U. Kodavanti, H. Schulz, European Respiratory Society Congress, 2014, P1496.
  10. First principle identification of SiC monolayer as an efficient catalyst for CO oxidation S. Sinthika, C. Prakash Reddy, R. Thapa, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2015, 1665, 080035.
  11. Hydrogen spillover on DV (555-777) graphene – vanadium cluster system: First principles study E. Mathan Kumar, Sabarikirishwaran P, R. Thapa, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2015, 1665, 080036.
  12. Enhanced electroreduction of oxygen and stripping voltammetry on PdPt nanoparticles, Moorthi Loganathan, B. Kakade, A. Swami, T. Tamaki, T. Yamaguchi. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2015, 1665, 050084.
  13. High temperature XRD of Cu2GeSe3, Premkumar D. S., Raju Chetty, P. Malar, Ramesh Chandra Mallik, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2015, 1665, 120020 (2015)
  14. B. Usmani, S. Harinipriya, Structural and Optical characterization of          electrodeposited black chrome-graphite encapsulated FeCo nanoparticles composite solar selective coatings, Electrochemical Society Transactions, 2015 (In Press).
  15. Deepak Kumar, Samanwita Pal, MeenuChhabra, S. Harinipriya, Separation of enantiomers of alanine from racemic mixture by polycrystalline metal surfaces – A spectroelectrochemical approach, Electrochemical Society Transactions, 2015 (In Press)

Book Chapters

  1. Hybrid Sonochemical Treatments of Contaminated Wastewater: Sonophotochemical and Sonoelectrochemical Approaches. Part I: Description of the Techniques, B. Neppolian, M. Ashokkumar, I. Tudela, J. G. Garcia. In: “Advances in Water Treatment and Pollution Prevention”, editors: S. K. Sharma, R. Sanghi, New York: Springer. p 267-302, 2012.
  2. Hybrid Sonochemical Treatments of Wastewater: Sonophotochemical and Sonoelectrochemical Approaches. Part II: Sonophotocatalytic and Sonoelectrochemical Degradation of Organic Pollutants, B. Neppolian, M. Ashokkumar, V. Saez, M. D. Esclapez, J. G. Garcia. In: “Advances in Water Treatment and Pollution Prevention”, editors: S. K. Sharma, R. Sanghi, New York: Springer. p 303-336, 2012.
  3. Polymeric Nanomaterials: Applications in Theranostics, M. Sasidharan, S. Ananandhakumar, S. Vivekananthan. In: “Encyclopedia of Biomedical polymers and polymeric biomaterials”, Taylor & Francis Publisher, 2013.
  4. Macrophage polarization in lung biology and diseases. Leema George, SwapnaUpadhyay, Koustav Ganguly, Tobias Stoeger. In: Lung Inflammation", ISBN 980-953-307-1126-0. Publisher: INTECH.
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Research Scholars - International Visit

  1. European Respiratory Society Short Term Fellowship (2015) for Miss Ankita Mitra (JRF) with Host Institute Research Center Borstel; Leibniz –Center for Medical and Biosciences (Sanctioned) Under Prof. Dr Heinz Fehrenbach
  2. Indo-US Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship (2015/16), Miss Tania A Thimraj (SRF), Host Institute: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA (Sanctioned) Under Prof. George D Leikauf
  3. 9th general meeting of Asian Consortium on Computational Materials Science (ACCMS- VO), Okinawa, Japan, 20-22 Dec 2014. Miss S. Sinthika (JRF), Women fellowship of ACCMS. Best Poster Award
  4. Hiyoshi Internship Training Program, 2014 for Indian Students, Mr. S. Sakthivel (JRF), Two month Industrial training program from May to July -2014 at Hiyoshi Corporation, Omihachiman, Shiga, Japan.
  5. 45th IFF Spring School: Computing Solids: Models, Ab-initio Methods and Supercomputing, Miss Talem Rebeda Roy (JRF), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, 10–21 March 2014