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   Welcome to Mr. Fredy Joy to our group    Congratulations to Mrs. Ramya for her recent publication in JPCA    Congratulations to Ms. Revathy for her recent publication in JPCA    Congratulations to Vijaykumar Siripina and Sreenivasulu Gonu for their recent paper in Chemistry Select     Congratulations to Ramya Balan for her recent paper in Environmental Science and Pollution Research     Prof Dr. B. Rajakumar has been invited to serve in Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Chemical Kinetics    Hearty Congratulations Dr.Vijay for your recent publication in ESPR    Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Parandaman for his recent publication in Chemistry Select     Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his recent publication in New Journal of Chemistry    Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his successful PhD open defence     Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his recent publication in JPCA     Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his recent publication in New Journal of Chemistry     Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Parandaman for his recent publication in CP    Hearty congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his successful submission of Ph.D. thesis    We welcome Koushik Mondal to our group     Hearty congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his recent publication in JPCA    Hearty Congratulations! to Dr.Parandaman for his Post Doc. position at University of California, San Diego, USA.     Hearty Congratulations! to Mr. Gonu Srinivasulu for his post doc. at the Max Planck Institute, Mainz,Germany    Congratulations! to Mr.Parandaman for his recent publication in JPCA    Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Parandaman for his recent publication in JCS    Hearty Congratulations! to Mr.Vijay for his publication in RSC Advances

About Rajakumar

Professor Rajakumar was born in a very remote village of the Srikakulam District of Andhra Pradesh to Sri Suryanarayana and Smt. Jayalakshmi in 1971. Obtained B.Sc from Sri Durgaprasad Sharaf college of arts and applied sciences, Sriram Nagar, Garividi of Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh. Studied M.Sc in Chemistry in the School of Chemistry, Andhra University Visakhapatnam. Introduced to the field of gas phase physical chemistry by Prof. E. Arunan at the Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry of the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and obtained Ph. D in 2002 under his supervision. Further, pursued research in the area of the atmospheric chemistry and physics as a post doctoral researcher under the leadership of the famous scientist Prof. Dr. A. R. Ravishankara at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Boulder, Colorado, U. S. A. Returned to India in 2006 and joined the Department of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras as an Assistant Professor and currently working as a Professor.


Dr. Rajakumar, B.
Dr. Rajakumar, B.
Professor - Department of Chemistry

Selected
Publications

The core team has submitted a proposal to MHRD for augmenting the activities of the centre.
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Experimental and theoretical investigations on the reaction of 1,3-butadiene with Cl atom in the gas phase, S.Vijayakumar and B.Rajakumar, J. Phys. Chem. A.

2017, 121, 1976−1984.
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Addition and abstraction kinetics of H atom with propylene and isobutylene between 200 and 2500 K: A DFT study, A. Parandaman and B. Rajakumar, Chemical Physics.

491(2017), 82-94.
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Kinetic investigations of Cl atoms initiated photo oxidation reactions of cyclic unsaturated hydrocarbons in the gas phase: an experimental and theoretical study, S.Vijayakumar, C.B Ramya, Avinash Kumar and B.Rajakumar, N. J. Chem.

2017, 41, 7491 – 7505.
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Members

Ms.Revathy K
Ms.Revathy K
Ph.D Students
Mr.Kuzhanthaivelan S
Mr.Kuzhanthaivelan S
Ph.D Students
Ramya Balan
Ramya Balan
Ph.D Students
Dr. Siripina Vijaya Kumar
Dr. Siripina Vijaya Kumar
Post Doc
Ms. Dr. Makroni Lily
Ms. Dr. Makroni Lily
Post Doc