Faculty - IISER Thiruvananthapuram

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    Prof. V.Ramakrishnan

    Director
  • Optical spectroscopy, nanomaterials, semiconductor hetereostructures.
  • Phone: 0471-2597421
    Email: ramakrishnanlaser
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    Prof. K.George Thomas

    Professor and Dean Academics,Planning&Development
  • Photochemistry & photophysics, Hybrid nanomaterials, Light-matter interactions at nanoscale, Raman Spectroscopy using nanomaterials, Organized surfaces
  • Phone: 0471-2597425
    Email: kgt
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    Prof. S. Murty Srinivasula

    Professor & Dean,Student Affairs
    Biology
  • Immunology, Imaging, Mammalian Cell Biology and Biochemistry. Host-microbial interactions, Cell Signaling Mechanisms, Apoptosis, Autophagy and NF-kappaB Signaling.
  • Phone: 0471-2590406
    Email: sms
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    Dr. M.P.Rajan

    Associate Professor&Associate Dean R&D Consultan..
    Mathematics
  • Functional Analysis/Numerical Functional Analysis, Mathematical Finance/Financial Engineering, Parameter Identification in PDEs
  • Phone: 0471-2599411
    Email: rajanmp
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    Dr. Kana M. Sureshan

    Associate Professor
    Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Organic Synthesis, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Methodology Development
  • Phone: 0471-2599412
    Email: kms
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    Dr. Sreedhar B Dutta

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Non-equilibrium Physics, Statistical and Quantum Field-theories
  • Phone: 0471-2599421
    Email: sbdutta
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    Dr. Mahesh Hariharan

    Associate Professor
    Chemistry
  • Physical Organic Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry
  • Phone: 0471-2599413
    Email: mahesh
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    Dr. Rajeev N Kini

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Ultrafast optical studies of semiconductor nanostructures Terahertz spectroscopy & imaging
  • Phone: +91-471-2593059
    Email: rajeevkini
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    Dr. Tapas Manna

    Associate Professor
    Biology
  • Biochemistry and mammalian cell biology- Cell division and signaling, centrosome biogenesis, chromosome segregation, microtubule regulation, drug development
  • Phone: 0471-2599425
    Email: tmanna
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    Dr. Utpal Manna

    Associate Professor
    Mathematics
  • Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, Stochastic Processes, Stochastic and Harmonic Analysis Approach to Fluid Dynamics Models
  • Phone: 0471-2599414
    Email: manna.utpal
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    Dr. Joy Mitra

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Scanning probe microscopy, tunnelling induced luminescence, metal-semiconductor junctions
  • Phone: 0471-2599403
    Email: j.mitra
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    Dr. Manoj A G Namboothiry

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Organic and hybrid optoelectronics,Spintronics, Metamaterials, Thermoelectrics, Application of Physics to biology and device applications, Solar Cell
  • Phone: 0471-2599426
    Email: manoj
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    Dr. Ramanathan Natesh

    Assistant Professor
    Biology
  • Molecular Structural Biology - Protein Crystallography, Single Particle CryoEM
  • Phone: 0471-2599403
    Email: natesh72@hotmail.com
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    Dr. Deepshikha Jaiswal Nagar

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Quantum Phase transitions in low dimensional and low spin organic insulators as well as Heavy Fermions , Phase diagram of weakly pinned Type-II superconductors, Multiferroics,
  • Phone: 0471-2590307
    Email: deepshikha
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    Dr. Ramesh Chandra Nath

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Magnetism and Superconductivity
  • Phone: 0471-2599427
    Email: rnath
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    Dr. Archana Pai

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Gravitational Wave Physics, Statistical Signal Processing, Optics
  • Phone: 0471-2599423
    Email: archana
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    Dr. Ravi Pant

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Nanophononics, Stimulated Brillouin/Raman scattering, Opto-mechanical interactions, Slow-light, Nonlinear optical phenomenon and devices, Soliton self-frequency shift
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    Email: rpant
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    Dr. Kalika Prasad

    Assistant Professor
    Biology
  • Plant molecular genetics- patterning, stem cell and regeneration, evolutionary developmental biology
  • Phone: 0471-2597438
    Email: kalika
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    Dr. Sunish Radhakrishnan

    Assistant Professor
    Biology
  • Prokaryotic Development and Genetics.
  • Phone: 0471-2599402
    Email: sunish
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    Dr. Nishant KT

    Assistant Professor
    Biology
  • Meiotic recombination, Genome stability, Mutation rates
  • Phone: 0471-2593190
    Email: nishantkt
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    Dr. Sujith Vijay

    Assistant Professor
    Mathematics
  • Combinatorial number theory, Ramsey theory on the integers
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    Email: sujith
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    Dr. Dharmatti Sheetal

    Assistant Professor
    Mathematics
  • Partial differential equations,Control theory,Game theory,Viscosity solution theory,Navier stokes equations,Image processing
  • Phone: 0471-2599401
    Email: sheetal
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    Dr. Sachindranath Jayaraman

    Assistant Professor
    Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Phone: 0471-2592408
    Email: sachindranathj
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    Dr. K. R Arun

    Assistant Professor
    Mathematics
  • Hyperbolic systems of conservation laws,Asymptotic preserving schemes,Genuinely multidimensional numerical schemes,Nonlinear waves and shock waves.
  • Phone: 0471-2590697
    Email: arun
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    Dr. Hema Somanathan

    Assistant Professor
    Biology
  • Insect navigation and sensory ecology; Insect-plant interactions
  • Phone: 0471-2599424
    Email: hsomanathan
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    Dr. M M Shaijumon

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Multifunctional nanostructured materials- Graphene, 2-dimensional layered nanostructures; Energy storage - Lithium ion batteries, Supercapacitors; Gas storage
  • Phone: 0471-2599417
    Email: shaiju
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    Dr. Anil Shaji

    Associate Professor
    Physics
  • Quantum Information theory and open quantum systems
  • Phone: 0471-2599422
    Email: shaji
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    Dr. S. Shankaranarayanan

    Associate Professor
    Physics
  • Black-holes, Cosmology, Classical and quantum gravity
  • Phone: 0471-2599415
    Email: shanki
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    Dr. R. S. Swathi

    Assistant Professor
    Chemistry
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Phone: 0471-2599404
    Email: swathi
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    Dr. Ullasa Kodandaramaiah

    Assistant Professor
    Biology
  • Phylogenetics, biogeography, Insect wing-pattern evolution, Insect-plant interactions, Wolbachia in insects, Secondary sexual characters, Diversity of Indian butterflies.
  • Phone: 0471-2599424
    Email: ullasa
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    Dr. A. Thirumurugan

    Assistant Professor
    Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry - Metal organic frameworks and nano composites for molecular separation, optical and conducting properties.
  • Phone: 0471-2590307
    Email: thiru
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    Dr. Reji Varghese

    Assistant Professor
    Chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry with DNA, and Functional DNA nanotechnology
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    Email: reji
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    Dr. Ravi Maruthachalam

    Assistant Professor
    Biology
  • Plant Centromere biology, Uniparental genome elimination, Genome stability, Aneuploidy,Haploid genetics ,Minichromosome biology
  • Phone: 0471-2599425
    Email: ravi
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    Dr. Vinesh Vijayan

    Assistant Professor
    Chemistry
  • NMR spectroscopy, Structure determination of macromolecules
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    Email: vinesh
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    Dr. Jishy Varghese

    Assistant Professor
    Biology
  • Nutrient and energy homeostasis, Gene regulation in neuroendocrine centers, Neural circuitry of feeding
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    Email: jishy
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    Dr. Ajay Venugopal

    Assistant Professor
    Chemistry
  • Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry
  • Phone: 0471 2590677
    Email: venugopal
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    Dr. Madhu Thalakulam

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Low temperature electron transport on nanoscale devices: Quantum dots, Quantum point contacts, Nanowires & Superconducting tunnel junction systems and Topological insulators: Spin injection and diffusion in Topological insulator devices.
  • Phone: 0471-2590307
    Email: madhu
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    Dr. Sukhendu Mandal

    Assistant Professor
    Chemistry
  • Biomass to liquid transportation fuel, Alkane metathesis, Cluster-Assembled Materials
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    Email: sukhendu
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    Dr. Viji Z. Thomas

    Assistant Professor
    Mathematics
  • Group theory, Commutative Algebra and Homological Algebra.
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    Email: vthomas
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    Dr. Amal Medhi

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Topological insulators, Fractional quantum Hall state, Strongly correlated electron systems.
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    Email: amedhi
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    Dr. Adithya Lakshmanna.Y

    Assistant Professor
    Chemistry
  • Non-linear Optical Spectroscopy, Understanding ultrafast dynamics involved in various chemical and biological systems
  • Phone: 0471-2590698
    Email: adithya
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    Dr. Bindusar Sahoo

    Assistant Professor
    Physics
  • Black hole entropy in supergravity and string theory, Supergravity, AdS-CFT correspondence, Higher-Spin holography
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    Email: bsahoo
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    Prof. Eluvathingal D Jemmis

    Repatriated to IISc, Bangalore on 6th June 2013
    Chemistry
  • Applied Theoretical Chemistry, Structure and Reactivity of molecules and clusters, Computational Chemistry and Modeling Molecules and materials.
  • Phone: 0471-2597421
    Email: jemmis
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    Prof. R. Balasubramanian

    Honorary Professor
    Mathematics
  • Number Theory
  • Phone:
    Email: director@imsc.res.in
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    Prof. M.S Gopinathan

    Emeritius Professor
    Chemistry
  • Quantum Chemistry, Nonlinear dynamics in Chemistry and Biology.
  • Phone: 0471-2597428
    Email: gopi
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    Prof. V.Unnikrishnan Nayar

    Guest Faculty
    Physics
  • Laser Spectroscopy, Holographic Non-destructive Testing, Wavelength Division Multiplexing, Nano films
  • Phone: 0471-2599416
    Email: nayarvu
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    Prof. M.Padmanabhan

    Guest Faculty
    Chemistry
  • Materials Science, Inorganic Synthesis
  • Phone: 0471-2597437
    Email: padmanabhan
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Visiting Faculty

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    Prof. M.K.Mathew

    Visiting Professor
  • Membrane Biophysics, Ion Channels, Plant Physiology, Molecular Neuroscience
  • Phone:
    Email: mathew@ncbs.res.in
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    Dr. Guram Donadze

    Visiting Professor
  • Commutative Algebra, Homological Algebra
  • Phone:
    Email: donadzeg
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    Prof. K. Veluthambi

    Visiting Professor
    Biology
  • Plant Sciences, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Virology
  • Phone:
    Email: kveluthambi@rediffmail.com

Laboratory Coordinator

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    Mr. O.Thomas

    Laboratory Coordinator
  • Irradiation damage and thermal annealing studies of certain inorganic oxo-salts
  • Phone: 0471-2597437
    Email: othomas
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