Dr Ramaraj Ayyappan
Assistant Professor Grade I (Chemistry)
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  • I was born and raised in Nilakottai, Tamilnadu. I studied in government higher secondary school, Nilakottai, then B Sc Chemistry in Gandhigram Rural University, Chinnalapatti, Tamil Nadu.
  • Later, I enrolled as an Int Ph D student in Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. I completed PhD in the area of small molecules activation (H-H, R3Si-H, R3B-H, CO2, O2) using transition metal-pincer hydride complexes (Ru, Rh, Ir) (thesis advisor: Prof Balaji R Jagirdar).
  • After two post-doctoral stays in LCC-CNRS, Toulouse, France and University of South Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom, I joined as an assistant professor in IISER-TVM in Aug 23, 2022.
  • I am very much interested to pursue science because of their day-to-day applications in our lives and enjoy remaining time with family, friends, story books, movies and sports.