Prof Mahesh Hariharan
Professor (Chemistry)
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  • B.Sc., 1998, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.
  • M.Sc., 2000, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.
  • Ph.D., 2006, National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala (Title: "Design of Photoactivated DNA Cleaving Agents: Synthesis and Study of Photophysical and Photobiological Properties of Bifunctional Organic Ligands" Supervisor: Dr. Danaboyina Ramaiah).


Nov 2016 Visiting Professor, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Sept 2014-present Associate Professor, IISER-TVM, Kerala, India
June 2014-Sept 2014 Visiting Professor, Montana State University, Montana, USA
May-July 2010, July 2013 Visiting Fellow, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
July 2009-Sept 2014 Assistant Professor, IISER-TVM, Kerala, India
March 2007-July 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
Mentor: Prof. Frederick D. Lewis

Member of Professional Societies

Royal Society of Chemistry; American Chemical Society; Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association; Inter-American Photochemical Society; European Photochemistry Association; International Association of Advanced Materials; Chemical Society of Japan, Japanese Photochemistry Association, Chemical Research Society of India; Materials Research Society of India; Indian Society for Radiation and Photochemical Sciences, Photosciences Research Society of India; Kerala Academy of Sciences, India

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