Admission Hotline

70 347 800 74 , 70 347 800 73

College Code : SCM

+91 484 2882900 , +91 484 2450330

Faculty

Basic Science & Humanities

Anju Nair

Assistant Professor

Specialisation: Applied Chemistry

Room:

anjunair@scmsgroup.org

0484 – 2450330
9048755448

Educational Qualifications

  • MSc. Applied Chemistry (CUSAT),
  • M.Phil. Chemistry (CUSAT) 

Employment History

  • Joined SCMS School of Engineering and Technology as Assistant Professor in Chemistry, on 1st June 2021.
  • Worked as a trained (Category 1 and 2) faculty member of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and CBSE curricula in Chemistry at Chinmaya International Residential School (CIRS), Coimbatore, from July 2016 to May 2021.
  • Worked as a Guest Lecturer in Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy, for a period of 2 months from May – July 2015.

Key Responsibilities Held

Responsibilities Held

  • Responsibilities Held: Interview Panel member, External examiner for AISSCE Practical examination , Cultural Coordinator – Dramatics, OpenDoor Assessment Organiser for Science
  • Class coordinator for various sections.
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Present Responsibilities

  • Faculty of Engineering Chemistry for S1 & S2 B.Tech students.

Teaching Interests

  •  Spectroscope
  •  Quantum Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Computational Chemistry
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Chemical sensors.

 

Publications: 


  1. “Cd(II) and Ni(II) complexes from aroyl hydrazones: Unraveling the intermolecular interactions and electronic and crystal structures through experimental and theoretical studies”, published in September 2017 in Inorganica Chimica Acta, work done under the guidance of Prof. M.R. Prathapachandra Kurup, CUSAT, Cochin.


  1. “2, 6-Diisopropylanilinium Bromobismuthates” published in February 2017 in European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, work done under the guidance of Dr. Ajay Venugopal, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Trivandrum


  1. “Nanoparticle assembly following Langmuir–Hinshelwood kinetics on a Langmuir film and chain networks captured in LB films” published in January 2015 in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, work done under the guidance of Dr. T.P. Radhakrishnan, University of Hyderabad (HCU), Hyderabad. 



Awards and Honours: 

  • Certified as the “Microsoft Innovative Educator” by the Microsoft Education in September 2020.

  • GATE 2016 Qualifier

  • Rank 2 M.Phil. Chemistry, CUSAT

  • Rank 4, MSc. Applied Chemistry, CUSAT

  • Selected as the Summer Research Fellow in the Summer Fellowship Programme, sponsored jointly by Indian Academy of Sciences, INSA, New Delhi and NASI, Allahabad, in 2014.  

  • College Union Chairperson, Best NSS Volunteer and winner of various paper presentations at Graduation level.  

  • Certificate Holder in Functional English conferred by the Indira Gandhi National Open University. 

  • Qualified APTIS Test conducted by British Council organized by Additional Skill Acquisition Programme under the State Skill Development Project, Government of Kerala. 


Professional Activities 

Professional and Consulting Activities

 

Undertook a group research, Chinmaya Samshodhan, an Educational Research Initiative on the following subjects:

  1. “Environment echoes the lifestyle of man. Changes begin at home. Does one?s household?s impact on the environment (Carbon footprint) imply a sustainable lifestyle and how can it be improved?”, in the year 2021.

  2. “Teenager’s decisions are generally not backed by logical thinking”, in the year 2019. 

  3. “Why the present day students are not ready to accept failures or setbacks?”, in the year 2017. 


Membership in Professional Societies:  NIL


Positions held: Class co-ordinator of EC Batch 2021-2025 for semester 1.


Technical programs attended: 


FDPs

1. Five Day - ATAL FDP on Recent Trends in Chemical Allied Industries, conducted by Government Polytechnic College, Daman, June 2021.

2. Seven Day - Digital Teaching Techniques, ICT Kerala, June 2021.

3. Five Day - ATAL FDP on A Pedagogy for Effective use of 5G Communication Network for Cloud Applications conducted by JNN College of Engineering, Shimoga, Karnataka, July 2021.

4. Five Day - ATAL FDP on Green Technology and Sustainability in Chemistry conducted by ADHIYAMAAN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Hosur, Karnataka, August 2021.

5. Five Day -  Applied Chemistry - A catalyst for Scientific Transformations conducted by Department of Chemistry, SGT University, Gurugram, Delhi, August 2021.

6. Five Day -  ATAL FDP on Personal Effectiveness at workplace conducted by Sikkim University, September 2021.


Workshops

  1. Category 2 Faculty Professional Training in June 2020, for Professional Development in IBDP. 

  2. Category 1 Faculty Professional Training in October 2017, for Professional Development in IBDP.

  3. Presented a paper titled “Controlled Nucleation of Halobismuthate Chains” on the UGC-sponsored National Seminar on “Supramolecules and Nanomaterials : Basic Concepts and Architectural Assemblies” conducted by the Department of Chemistry, Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy on 17th November 2015.

  4. Participated in the Three-day International Seminar “ Conference on Materials for the Millenium (MatCon) – 2016” conducted from 14th to 16th January 2016 at Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science And Technology.

  5. Participated in the Two-day National Seminar titled “CTrIC – 2014 Current Trends In Chemistry” conducted on 17th and 18th January 2014 at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology