K. NAGARAJAN
Emp Code : 11855
k.nagarajan@kiet.edu

PROFESSOR

Brief Bio

Prof. (Dr.) K. Nagarajan

DOJ: 18th August 2010

Affiliation: Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, KIET School Of Pharmacy

Education: M. Pharm. (Gold Medalist) ( BIT, Mesra, 2001), Ph.D. (Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 2010)

Total work Experience: 14.5 yrs. (Academic: 13.5 yrs; Industry: 1 yr)

Post Ph.D Experience: 5 yrs

International Honour: Selected for Colonel Fairleigh S. Dickinson International Scholarship of US 5000$ for 2005-06 year in recognition of candidate's potential & past educational achievements.

Projects Guided: Guided 24 Projects for UG, PG and Ph.D students (3 persuing), 8 projects through Consultancy services and 6 projects through Industrial R & D.

R & D Industrial Experience: worked as Scientist-II in MCD Drug Discovery Lab of Torrent Research Centre, Gujarat in 2001.

Ongoing Funded Research Project: Acquired a funded research project entitled 'Design and Development of novel peptidomimetics as potential anticancer agent' under AICTE-RPS, Govt. of India with a worth of 11 Lacs as Principal Investigator.

Invited Guest Lectures: 7

Additional Responsibilities: Holds life membership in various Professional Bodies, Member of Editorial/ Reviewer Board of Various Journals, Question Setter & Panel member for Various Universities and National Coordinator/ Scientific Committee member of Various Conferences.

Awards/Achievements

1. Qualified GATE'99 with 93.33 Percentile (All India Rank: 190)

2. Rewarded with i-Pad as Outstanding Faculty for Superior Performance in Academics on June2014

3. R.S. Krishnan Award for General Overall Performance in XII standard

4. Recipient of UGC Junior Research Fellowship, MHRD, Govt. of India from 1999-2001

5. Research Advisor,Dr. Thangs Herbal Research Centre,Coimbatore from June 2010

6. Qualified GRE & TOEFL Exam in 2002

7. Ex-President, Pharmaceutical Society, BIT, from 2000-01

Research/Specialisation

Drug Design, Natural product research, Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Anticancer based Peptidomimetics & Glycopeptides

Course Taught

Modern Analytical Techniques, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis and Biochemistry

Journals

Published 50 Research Papers (International: 40; National: 10) in various reputed International & National Journals

Conferences

23 Papers Presented (International: 2; National: 21);
18 Conferences Participated (International: 4; National: 14)

Books

Authored 5 Books (in areas of Radioassays, Hyphenated Analytical Techniques, Fundamental Spectroscopical descriptors, Medicinal Chemistry and Biochemistry under Birla Publishers, New Delhi and LAP publishers, Germany)