Dr. Reena Ravindran M.Sc. PhD


Permanent Address:Dr.Reena Raveendran
Thejus, MGRA 30, Maharaja's Lane
Anayara P.O., Thiruvananthapuram- 695029

E-mail ID:reena1234@gmail.com

Telephone Numbers:0471-3044123(R), Mob: 9349321464,

International Publication

A.Saraudevi, Reena Ravindran, ShijiFazil, Minitha.R, “Synthesis, spectral and magnetic studies ofbenzothiazoliumtetrachlorocuprate salts: crystal structure and semiconducting behaviour of bis[2-(4-methoxyphenyl) benzothiazolium] tetrachlorocuprate (II)”Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 68(13), 2015, 2253-2270DOI: 10.1080/00958972.2015.1042874.

Papers Presented in International/National Seminars

Minitha.R and Reena Ravindran presented a paper titled “Structural studies and Second harmonic generation from Isonicotinic acid (4-oxo-4H-chromen-3ylmethylene)-hydrazide” in the two day national seminar on ‘New Horizons in Advanced Materials’, Sponsored by University Grants Commission at the PG and Research Department of Chemistry, University College, TVM-14 on 17-18 September 2015.
Aswini U.M* Reena Ravindran and Minitha.R  presented a poster titled  “Synthesis, spectral studies and crystal structure of benzothiazolylazoantipyrine” in the  Two day national seminar on ‘New Horizons in Advanced Materials’, Sponsored by University Grants Commission at the PG and Research Department of Chemistry, University College, TVM-14 on 17-18 September 2015
(* M.Sc Scholar, SN College Chempazhanthy
ShijiFazil and Reena Ravindran  presented a poster titled “Characterization and molecular modeling   studies   of zirconyl complexes of a pyrazolone-ß-diketohydrazone ligand”  in the  Two day national seminar on ‘Recent Developments in Inorganic Nano Materials’, Sponsored by University Grants Commission at the Department of Chemistry, NSS College for Women, Niramankara TVM-40 on 15-16 December 2015.
Minitha.R and Reena Ravindran presented a poster titled “Synthesis and structure of new mononuclear Zn(II) complex from pyrazolone hydrazine”in the  Two day national seminar on ‘Recent Developments in Inorganic Nano Materials’, Sponsored by University Grants Commission at the Department of Chemistry, NSS College for Women, Niramankara TVM-40 on 15-16 December 2015.
Minitha R. and Reena Ravindran presented a Poster titled Ruthenium(II) complex with coumarinhydrazone ligand: Crystal structure, spectral, antibacterial activity and fluorescence studies’in a UGC sponsored National seminar at Mar Ivanios College, Nalanchira on 09/03/2016. (WON OUTSTANDING POSTER AWARD)
Shiji FAzil and Reena  Ravindran presented a Poster titled ‘Molecular modeling and NLO studies of metal hydrazone complexesin a UGC sponsored National seminar at Mar Ivanios College, Nalanchira on 09/03/2016
Workshop & Seminar attended during 2015-16.
Attended the UGC-NAAC sponsored two day National Workshop  on10, 11 September 2015 at Mar Ivanios College (Autonomous), Trivandrum on the theme “Towards Formulating Best Classroom Practices in Teaching, Learning and Evaluation”.
Participated and presented a paper in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Advance Analytical Techniques (NSAAT 2016) organized by the PG & research Department of Chemistry, Mar Ivanios College (Autonomous) from 9th to 11th March 2016.
Other academic activities
Reviewer of Journal of Coordination Chemistry, Taylor and Francis publication.
Editor, Journal of the Academy of Chemistry Teachers, ISSN:2395-6801.
Managing Editor, LOGOS, ISSN: 2349-3836, An interdisciplinary biannual journal of Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthy.
Ongoing Minor Research Project
UGC funded minor research project titled “ Studies on metal-organic frameworks of some heterocyclic compunds.”.

Achievements during 2014-15

Ph.Ds produced
The following research scholars working under her guidance were awarded Ph.D degree by the University of Kerala in March, 2014.
1. Shiji Fazil: Studies of Some Metal Complexes of Pyrazolone Analogues.
2. Saraudevi.A: Studies on Some Metal Complexes of Multidentate Ligands.
Minor Research Project
UGC Minor research project entitled "Studies on Metal-Organic Frameworks of Some Heterocyclic Compounds" sanctioned to Dr.Reena Ravindran at SN College for Women, Kollam as per order no: MRP(S)-0259/12-13/KLKEO16/UGC-SWRO dt 29-Mar-13. Amount:Rs 1,30,000/-
International Conference attended
Participated in the International Conference on Emerging Frontiers and Challenges in Chemistry, ICEFCC-2014 organized by All Saints' College, Thiruvananthapuram, in Association with Department of Science & Technology (SERC DIVISION) Technology Bhavan, New Delhi and Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Govt. of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 17 & 18th February 2014.
Paper Presentation - International Seminar
Presented a paper entitled 'Structural and Biological Studies of a Novel Hydrazone Derived From 4-Aminoantipyrine and its Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) Complexes' in the International Conference on Emerging Frontiers and Challenges in Chemistry, ICEFCC-2014 organized by All Saints' College, Thiruvananthapuram, in Association with Department of Science & Technology (SERC DIVISION) Technology Bhavan, New Delhi and Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Govt. of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 17 & 18th February 2014.
Presented a paper entitled 'A Novel Iron(II) Complex Derived Acetone-N(4)-Phenyl Semicarbazone: Synthesis and Crystal Structure' in the International Conference on Emerging Frontiers and Challenges in Chemistry, ICEFCC-2014.
Presented a paper entitled 'Synthesis, Spectroscopic Characterization and NLO Property of Cu(II) Complexes with a Hydrazo Derivative of 4-Aminoantipyrine' in the International Conference on Emerging Frontiers and Challenges in Chemistry, ICEFCC-2014.
Presented a paper entitled 'Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Studies of Azo derivatives of 2-Aminobenzothiazole' in the International Conference on Emerging Frontiers and Challenges in Chemistry, ICEFCC-2014.
Paper Presentation - National Seminar
Presented a paper titled 'Structural and Biological Studies of a Novel Hydrazone Derived From 4-Aminoantipyrine and its Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) complexes" at the UGC National seminar on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences 29 to 31 May 2013 at Department of Chemistry, Kariavattom
Participation in Seminar
Participated in the Public Lecture by Sri Pawan Agarwal IAS on 'Vision and Strategy for Higher Education in India: Steps Ahead' organized by the Kerala State Higher Education Council on 21 January 2014 at KSHEC.
Participated in the Discussion on RUSA at St.Theresa's College, Ernakulam organized by Council of Principals' of Colleges in Kerala and IQAC of St.Theresas College on February 2014.
Other Positions Held
Coordinator, IQAC, SN College, Chempazhanthy.
Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry (PG), University of Kerala.
Vice-President, Academy of Chemistry Teachers.
Managing Editor, Logos, a multi-disciplinary biannual research journal of SN College, Chempazhanthy.