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  1. Enquiries for IIT Madras postdoctoral fellowships are welcome from motivated individuals who have completed PhD during the past one year.

  2. Synthesis of dehydrobenzoannulenes with pyrene core. A. Joseph, G. Venkataramana, S. Sankararaman, J. Chem. Sci., 2012, 124, 597-607.

  3. Synthesis and structure of trans-bis(1,4-dimesityl-3-methyl-1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene) palladium (II) dichloride and diacetate. Suzuki-Miyaura coupling of polybromoarenes with high catalytic turnover efficiencies. Jeelani Basha Shaik,V. Ramkumar,  B. Varghese, S. Sankararaman, Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2013, 9, 698-704.

  4. Synthesis and structural characterization of cis Isomer of 1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene based palladium complexes.R. Saravanakumar, V. Ramkumar, S. Sankararaman, J. Orgmet. Chem., 2013, 736, 36-41.

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    • Synthesis and structural characterization of cis Isomer of 1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene based palladium complexes.R. Saravanakumar, V. Ramkumar, S. Sankararaman, J. Orgmet. Chem., 2013, 736, 36-41.
    • Synthesis and structure of trans-bis(1,4-dimesityl-3-methyl-1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene) palladium (II) dichloride and diacetate. Suzuki-Miyaura coupling of polybromoarenes with high catalytic turnover efficiencies. Jeelani Basha Shaik,V. Ramkumar,  B. Varghese, S. Sankararaman, Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2013, 9, 698-704.
    • Synthesis of dehydrobenzoannulenes with pyrene core. A. Joseph, G. Venkataramana, S. Sankararaman, J. Chem. Sci., 2012, 124, 597-607.
    • 1,2,3-Triazolophanes – Cyclophanes with an Array of Molecular Structures and supramolecular Architectures. A. Mohan, S. Sankararaman, Israel J Chem., 2012, 52, 92-104.
    • Synthesis and Structure of 1,4-Diphenyl-3-methyl-1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene Palladium Complexes and Application in Catalytic Hydroarylation of Alkynes. R. Saravanakumar, V. Ramkumar, S. Sankararaman, Organometallics, 2011, 30, 1689-1694.
    • 2,6-Bis(1-benzyl-1H-1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)pyridine and its octahedral copper complex.  P. Daniel Raj, B. Varghese, S. Sankararaman, Acta Cryst., 2010, C66, m366-m370.
    • Donor-acceptor substituted phenylethynyltriphenylenes – excited state intramolecular charge transfer, solvatochromic absorption and fluorescence emission. R. Nandy, S. Sankararaman, Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2010, 6, 992-1001.
    • Unusual fluorescene emission from ethynyltriphenylene substituted diacetylenic molecular hinge. Formation of intramolecular excimer. R. Nandy, S. Sankararaman, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010, 8, 2260-2266.
    • Palladium complexes with abnormal N-heterocyclic carbine ligands derived from 1,2,3-triazolium ions and their application in Suzuki coupling. T. Karthikeyan, S. Sankararaman,           Tetrahedron Lett., 2009, 50, 5834-5837.
    • Hydrogen-bond network in isomeric phenylenedipropynoic acids and their DABCO salts. Water mediated helical hydrogen bond motifs. R. Saravanakumar, B. Varghese, S. Sankararaman, CrystEngComm., 2009, 11, 337-346.
    • Unusual fluorescence spectral response of 1-(4-N,N-dimethylaminophenylethynyl)- pyrene towards the thermotropic phase change in lipid bilayer membranes. U. Subuddhi, S. Haldar, S. Sankararaman, A. K. Mishra, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A. Chem., 2008, 200, 381-387.
    • New pyrrolidine-triazole-based C2 symmetric organocatalysts and their utility in the asymmetric Michael reaction of b-nitrostyrenes and the synthesis of nitrochromenes. Karthikeyan, S. Sankararaman, Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 2008, 19, 2741-2745.
    • Conformational isomers from rotation of diacetylenic bond in an ethynylpyrene substituted molecular hinge. S. Sankararaman, G. Venkataramana, B. Varghese, J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 2405-2407.
  1. Synthesis of various salts of cross-linked polyallylamine polymer by ion-exchange metathesis.(Indian Patent filed on 20th Feb 2006).

  2. An improved single-stage procedure for the synthesis of cross-linked polyallylamine hydrochloride(Indian Patent filed on 20th Feb 2006).