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New Developments in Chemistry-Coordination Chemistry
-Selvan Abraham


Asst. Professor at Vel Tech Group of Institutions

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Selvan Abraham


10/507, Mahendravarman Street,
Chithalapakkam Post, Indranagar,
Chennai-600 126, India

Research Interests:

Coordination Chemistry


Research Experience:

  • Worked as a Research scholar from April’2008 to November’2010 at Research Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College, Virudhunagar-626 001.  

Professional Experience:

  • Worked as a Teaching Assistant-Chemistry in V.V.Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Kodai hills during 2004-2005. 
  • Working as Assistant Professor in chemistry from 09/02/2011 to till date in  Vel Tech High Tech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai-62.  
  • Number of Ph.D students guiding - 3  

Authorization For Guideship Received:

  • Bharathiyar University (state university), Re-accredited by NAAC with A Grade, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641046. 
  • Membership of Professional Bodies:
  • The Indian Science Congress Association (A1578) 
  • Indian Council of Chemists (AF7465)
  • Association of Chemistry Teachers (LM 1281) 

Editorial Board Member:

  • Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis and Medicinal Chemistry (AJPAMC)
  • International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) 

List of Publications:

  1. DNA interaction and antimicrobial studies of novel copper(II) complex having ternary Schiff base  J. Iranian Chem. Res., 1 (2008) 129 
  2. Spectral, magnetic, biocidal screening, DNA binding and photocleavage studies of mononuclear Cu(II) and Zn(II) metal complexes of tricoordinate heterocyclic Schiff base ligands of pyrazolone and semicarbazide/thiosemicarbazide based derivatives Spectrochim. Acta Part A 76 (2010) 161.
  3. DNA interaction, enhanced DNA photocleavage, electrochemistry, thermal investigation and biopotential properties of new mixed-ligand complexes of Cu(II)/ VO(IV) based on Schiff bases J. Mol. Struct., 985 (2011) 173-183 
  4. Studies on DNA binding, electrochemical activation, DNA photocleavage and biopotency of N and O donor bidentate-ligands with their coordination properties towards Cu(II), Co(II) and Zn(II) ions J. Coord. Chem.,64 (2011) 534-553 
  5. Synthesis, spectroscopic, electrochemical, DNA Binding and photocleavage studies on coordination compounds of bis(4-aminophenyl)methane based novel Schiff bases Russian J. Inorg. Chem., 56 (2011)759-770
  6. Investigation of DNA binding mechanism, photoinduced cleavage activity, electrochemical properties and biological functions of mixed ligand copper(II) complexes with benzimidazole derivatives: Synthesis, structural characterization and spectral study J. Enzy.Inhib.Med. Chem., June 2012, Vol. 27, No. 3 : Pages 380-389   
  7. Metallation of ethylenediamine based Schiff base with biologically active Cu(II), Ni(II) and Zn(II) ions: Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, electrochemical behaviour, DNA binding, photonuclease activity and in vitro antimicrobial efficacy  Spectrochim. Acta Part A 79 (2011) 873- 883 
  8. Spectroscopic evidence of Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes having amino acid based Schiff base: A special emphasis on in vitro antimicrobial, DNA binding and cleavage studies  J. Iran. Chem. Res. 4 (2011) 263-279 
  9. New insights into the antibacterial and antifungal activity study of mixed-ligand metal complexes containing tridentate Schiff base COLLEGE SADHANA - Journal for Bloomers of Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, AUGUST 2010  
  10. Synthesis, Characterisation, DNA interaction and antimicrobial studies of novel cobalt(II)  complex having ternary Schiff base COLLEGE SADHANA - Journal for Bloomers of Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, AUGUST 2009