About
Dr. Rajakumar

About Me

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.

Academic Profile

1971

B.Sc

Sri Durgaprasad Sharaf college of arts and applied sciences, Sriram Nagar.

M.Sc

School of Chemistry, Andhra University

2002

Ph.D

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Boulder, Colorado, U. S. A.

2006

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry,Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Currently

Professor

Department of Chemistry,Indian Institute of Technology Madras