Dr. K. Anbalagan

Designation: 
Professor
Department: 
Department of Chemistry
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Academics: 
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1Ph.D.ChemistryUniversity of Madras1990
2M.Sc.ChemistryAnnamalai University1982
Total Experience: 
20 Years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Current Research Areas

Nanomaterial Photocatalysis, Generation of Ferromagnetic Materials, Photochemistry of Metal Complexes, Surface Adsorption Dynamics and Reactivity Modeling by Correlation Methods

Research Interests

Research projects involve doping of transition metal ion in nanosized semiconductors by photoinsertion method, Optical and morphological diagnostic tool to explore the phase purity in diluted magnetic semiconductor, Molecular magnetism in metal complexes, Photoreduction and cyclic voltammetric analyses, Adsorption dynamics of metal complexes.

Publications (in last 3 years): 
  • 2015 Crystal structure of dichloridobis(4-ethylaniline-κN)zinc J. Govindaraj, S. Thirumurugan, D. Snehalatha Reddy, K. Anbalagan and A. SubbiahPandi,  Acta Cryst. (2015)  E71, m21-m22. 
  • 2014 Crystal structure of trans-aqua(perchlorato-κO)-bis(propane-1,3-diamine-κ2N,N’)copper(II) perchlorate J. Govindaraj, K. Rajkumar, A. S. Ganeshraja, K. Anbalagan and A. SubbiahPandi,  Acta Cryst. (2014)  E70, 438-440.
  • 2014  Bis(isoquinolin-2-ium) tetrachloridozincate  dihydratete  E. Govindan, Subramani Thirumurugan, Kanniah Rajkumar , Krishnamoorthy Anbalagan and A. SubbiahPandi,  Acta Cryst.(2014) E70,  m303.
  • 2014  Catena-Poly[[[bis(1H-imidazole-κN3zinc(II)]-μ2-imidazol-1-ido-κ2N:N’] nitrate] E. Govindan, A. S. Ganeshraja, B. Bhavana, Krishnamoorthy Anbalagan and A. SubbiahPandi,  Acta Cryst.(2014) E70,  m298-299.
  • 2014  Bis(1,10-phenanthrolin-1-ium)tetrachloridozincate monohydrate E. Govindan, Subramani Thirumurugan, Ayyakannu Sundaram Ganeshraja, Krishnamoorthy Anbalagan and A. SubbiahPandi,  Acta Cryst.(2014) E70,  m53.
  • 2013 Electron-rich ligand modified, ferromagnetic luminescent cis-[CoIII(e n)2(RNH2)Cl]Cl2 complexes and their electrochemical reduction behaviorK.  Anbalagan, and A. S. Ganeshraja,  Inorg. Chem. Comm. 37 (2013) 59-65.
  • 2013 Diaquadichloridobis(pyridine-κN)-cobalt(II) P. S. Kannan, A. S. Ganeshraja, K. Anbalagan, E . Govindan and A. Subbiah Pandi,  Acta  Cryst. (2013)  E69, m508-m509.
  • 2013 cis-Diaquatetrakis(1-butyl-1H-imidazole-κN3)nickel(II) dichloride. P. S. Kannan, A. S. Ganeshraja, K. Rajkumar, K. Anbalagan, and A. Subbiah Pandi,  Acta Cryst. (2013),  E69,  m498-m499.
  • 2013 trans-Diamminedichloridobis(1-H-imidazole-κN3)nickel(II)
    P. S. Kannan, A. S. Ganeshraja, K. Rajkumar, K. Anbalagan, and A. Subbiah Pandi,  Acta Cryst. 2013, E69, m410.
  • 2013 cis-Bromido(methylamine)bis(propane-1,3-diamine)cobalt(III) dibromide
    P. S. Kannan, A. S. Ganeshraja, K. Anbalagan, E . Govindan and A. SubbiahPandi,  Acta  Cryst. 2013, E69, m374-m375.
  • 2013 cis-Chlorido(methylamine)bis(propane-1,3-diamine)cobalt(III) dichloride monohydrate
    V. Maheshwaran, M. Manjunathan, K. Anbalagan, V. Thiruselvam and M. N. Ponnuswamy,  Acta  Cryst. 2013, E69, m205-m206.
  • 2013  cis-Chlorido(ethylamine)bis(propane-1,3-diamine)cobalt(III) dichloride
    V. Maheshwaran, V. Thiruselvam, M. Manjunathan, K. Anbalagan and M. N. Ponnuswamy,  Acta  Cryst. 2013, E69, m170-m171
  • 2012 Interfacial electron transfer reaction between [CoIII(en)2(1-MeIm)Cl]2+ complex  ion and excited nano-ZnO surface
    S. Thirumurugan and K. Anbalagan, Inter. J. Nanotech. Appl. 2012, 6 (3), 248-252.
  • 2012 Synthesis and characterization of Co/Nano-TiO2 using UV-light irradiation of  CoII(pic)4Cl2 complex with nano-TiO2
    A. S. Ganeshraja and K. Anbalagan, Inter. J. Nanotech. Appl. 2012, 6 (3), 127-131.
  • 2012  Excited nanoscale-TiO2 induced interfacial electron transfer reaction of redox active cobalt(III)-alkyl amine complex and the solid surface K. Anbalagan, A. S. Ganeshraja and C. Maharaja Mahalakshmi, Mat. Chem. Phys., 2012, 134, 747-754.
  • 2011 Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of cobalt(III)-alkyl amine complexes showing surface affinity: Single crystal X-ray structure determinations K. Anbalagan , C. Maharaja Mahalakshmi, A. S. Ganeshraja,  J. Mol. Struct. 2011,1005, 45–52.
  • 2011 UV-Sensitized generation of phasepure cobalt-doped anatase: CoxTi1-xO2-δ   nanocrystals with ferromagnetic behavior using nano-TiO2/cis-[CoIII(en)2(MeNH2)Cl]2+ K. Anbalagan, J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 3821–3832.

Invited Talk           

  • Ferromagnetic CoxTi1-xO2-nanocrystals: A photoassisted synthetic technique K. Anbalagan, Delivered an Invited Lecture in the “International Conference on Advances in New Materials [ICAN]”, organized by the Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Madras, Chennai, India, 20th & 21st, June 2014, IL 11,  pp-vi. 
  • Interfacial Electron Transfer Reaction in Excited NanoScale TiO2:active CoIII(en)2(RNH)2Cl2+ Complex System K. Anbalagan, Delivered an Invited Lecture in the “International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Research”, organized by the PG & Research Department of Chemistry, Jamal Mohammed College, Tiruchirappalli, India, March 11-12, 2014.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Conducted(Last 3 Years): 
  • Chairman, Indo-French Seminar on Bio-inorganic Approaches to Current Health Problems (March 24-28, 2014),  Indo-French Center for Promotion of Advanced Research, New Delhi and Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University.
  • Chairman, National Symposium on Recent Advances in Chemistry (NSRAC-2013), March 22-23. Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University.  Puducherry - 605 014
  • Convener, National Conference on Frontier Areas in Chemistry   (NCFAC-2011)  Dec. 22, 2011, Sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi; Organized by Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University.  Puducherry - 605 014
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 
Year Organised     Level of Participation  Title of Programme (International/National/Institution)
2008 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Presented a paper Nanocrystalline Assisted Photoreduction of CoIII(pn)2LCl2+ in Water/1,4-Dioxane Mixtures (National)
2009 National Chemical
Laboratory, Pune
Presented a paper Surface Morphology of Polycrystalline TiO2 due to the Photocatalytic Activity in the Reduction of FeIII(py)3(RC6H4NH2)Cl2+ Using SEM and EDAX Analyses (National)

 

Honours / Awards (if any): 

Academic Distinctions

  • First Rank secured in M.Sc
  • Award received for M. Sc from Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Award, New Delhi
  • Gold Medal Prof. V. Baliah, M.Sc Gold Medal in M.Sc
  • Medal Thiru A. Natarajan Medal in M.Sc
Projects Undertaken: 

Major Research Projects

On-Going

  • 2015  Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, HRDG, New Delhi Site Selective Removal and Recovery of Polluted Metal Ions from Aqueous Systems    using Metal Oxide Nanoparticles

Completed

  • 2010 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, HRDG, New Delhi Photoassisted Reduction of Toxic Metal Ions in the form of Complexes in Aqueous Media using Polycrystalline Semiconductor Particles 
  • 2010  Department of Science & Technology-Science & Engineering Research Council, New Delhi Interfacial Electron Transfer Dynamics in the Photoreduction of Cobalt(III) Complexes Anchored on Nanocrystalline Semiconductor Particles
  • 2006  University Grants Commission:  Novel Mechanistic Analysis from Solvent Dependences in the Photochemical Study of Cobalt(III) Complexes in Aquo-Organic Solvent Media

Area of Thesis Guidance

Photoassisted doping of transition metal ion in nanoscale semiconductors, ferromagnetic properties of doped semiconductors, optical and morphological studies, photoreduction of metal complexes, cyclic voltammetric measurements,  adsorption of complexes,  and correlation analysis.

Document Actions

Associate Editor, Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology, Institute for Environmental nanotechnology, Tamil Nadu, India, 2014, July 15
Member, Board of Governers, Pondicherry Veterinary College Society,  Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 2013
Member, Indian Chemical Society, Calcutta, F/5108  (LM), March 18, 1999.

Ph. D Scholars Produced

Awarded         10
Working          7

Contact Details
Telephone No: 
(Dir) +91 413 2654410, 509 (Off) 2654409
Email: 
anbalagank.che@pondiuni.edu.in, kanuniv@gmail.com
Fax No: 
+91 413 2656740