Dr. S. Sabiah

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Department of Chemistry
Gender: 
Female
Academic
Academics: 
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1PDF-National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan 2008-2010
2Ph.D. Bio-inorganic ChemistryIndian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai. 2008
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Bio-Inorganic Chemistry and Organometallic Chemistry Synthesis, structure and applications of metal carbene complexes; Biomimics of hydrolytic enzymes and pyrophosphatase enzymes; Magneto-structural correlation of dinuclear metal complexes with multiple bridges; Computational evidences in modeling studies.

Publications (in last 3 years): 
  1. L. Seva, L.; Hwang, W-S.; Sabiah, S. “Palladium Biphenyl N-heterocyclic Carbene Complexes: Synthesis, Structure and their Catalytic Efficiency in Water Mediated Suzuki –Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reaction” J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem, 2016, 418, 125-131.

  2. Chaudhary, P.; Gupta, S.; Muniyappan, N.; Sabiah, S.;  Kandasamy, K. “An efficient synthesis of N-nitrosamines under solvent, metal and acid free conditions using tert-butyl nitrite” Green Chem. 2016, 18, 2323-2330.

  3. Gupta, S.; Chaudhary, P.; Seva, L.; Sabiah, S.; Kandasamy, J. ”Bio-based green solvent for the catalyst free oxidation of arylboronic acids into phenols” RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 89133-89138.

  4. Sureshbabu, P.; Sudarga Tjakraatmadja, A.A.J.; Hanmandlu, Ch.; Elavarasan, K.; Kulak, N.; Sabiah, S. “Mononuclear Zn(II) and Cu(II) Complexes with a Simple Diamine Ligand: Synthesis, Structure, Phosphodiester Binding and DNA Cleavage Studies” RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 22405–22418.

  5. Rajashekar Reddy, C.B.; Rajasekhara Reddy, S.; Revathy, T.; Suthindhiran, K.; Sabiah, S. “Synthesis and Biological Activity of novel 3-(1-chloropiperidin-4-yl)-6-fluoro benzisoxazole”, RJPBCS, (Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences), 2014, 5, 873-880.

  6. Lee, C-S.; Zhuang, R. R.; Sabiah, S.; Wang, J-C.; Hwang, W-S.;  Lin, I. J. B. Organometallics, 2011, 30, 3897–3900

  7. Sabiah, S.; Lee, C-S.; Hwang, W-S.; Lin, I. J. B. “Facile C-N bond cleavage promoted by cuprous oxide: Formation of C-C coupled bi-imidazole from its methylene bridged congener”, Organometallics, 2010, 29, 290-293.

  8. Lee, C-S.; Sabiah, S.; Hwang, W-S.; Lin, I. J. B. “Water-induced Changes of Photoluminescence of a pincer-type N-heterocyclic carbene Pt(II) complex”, Organometallics, 2010, 29, 286-289.

  9. Sabiah, S.; Varghese, B.; Murthy, N. N. “A Four-coordinate neutral mononuclear cobalt(II) complex with biphenyl appended N-bidendate ligand :Synthesis, structure and spectral properties, J. Chem. Crystallogr., 2010, 40, 1195-1198

  10. Sabiah, S.; Varghese, B.; Murthy, N. N. “First hexanuclear Copper(II)-pyrophosphate throuh hydrolysis of phosphodiester with dicopper”, Chem. Commun., 2009, 5636-5638. (Highlighted as Prospected Article).

  11. Sabiah, S.; Varghese, B.; Murthy, N. N. “Mononuclear metal complexes with N-bidentate Ligand”, Dalton Trans, 2009, 9770-9780.

  12. Sabiah, S.; Viswanathan, B. “Mo-aminoacid complexes as analogs for Molybdoenzyme: A DFT approach”, Indian J. Chem., 2009, 48 A, 911-920.

  13. Sabiah, S.; Varghese, B.; Murthy, N. N. “Structure of a five-coordinate mononuclear Cobalt(II) complex:Chlorobis([N,N-(1,1’-biphenyl-2,2’-dimethylene)]-2-aminomethyl)pyridine)cobalt(II) bromide”,  J. Chem. Crystallogr., 2006, 36, 147-151.

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 
  • S. Sabiah, C-S Lee, W-S. Hwang, Ivan J. B. Lin, Facile C-N bond cleavage promoted by cuprous oxide : Formation of C-C coupled bi-imidazole from its methylene bridged congener, Organometallics, 2010, 29, 290-293.
  • C-S. Lee, S. Sabiah, W-S. Hwang, Ivan J. B. Lin, Water-induced Changes of Photoluminescence of a pincer-type N-heterocyclic carbene Pt(II) complex, Organometallics, 2010, 29, 286-289.
  • S. Sabiah, B. Varghese and N. N. Murthy, A Four-coordinate neutral mononuclear cobalt(II) complex with biphenyl appended N-bidendate ligand :Synthesis, structure and spectral properties, Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 2010, 40, 1195-1198
  • S. Sabiah, B. Varghese and N. N. Murthy, First hexanuclear Copper(II)-pyrophosphate throuh hydrolysis of phosphodiester with dicopper, Chemical Communications, 2009, 5636-5638. (Highlighted as Prospected Article).
  • S. Sabiah, B. Varghese and N. N. Murthy, Mononuclear metal complexes with N-bidentate Ligand, Dalton Trans, 2009, 9770-9780.
  • S. Sabiah and B. Viswanathan, Mo-aminoacid complexes as cnalogs for Molybdoenzyme: A DFT approach, Indian Journal of chemistry, 2009, 48 A, 911-920.
  • “Bio-inspired copper complexes for activation of O2 and phosphodiester”, March 10th, 2010, One day seminar on Modern Trends in Chemistry Organized by Department of Chemistry, Sri Parasakthi College for Women, Courtallam, Tamilnadu.
  • “Artificial Nucleaases: Hot or Not?” January 7th, 2011, National Conference on New Horizons in Chemistry, Sri Parasakthi College for Women, Courtallam, Tamilnadu.
  • Biomimics of dioxygen activating copper enzymes, Presidential address at Chem-feast, organized by Department of Chemistry, Jeyaraj Annapackiam College for Women, Dindigul, March 1st, 2011
Honours / Awards (if any): 
  • Awarded Merit scholarship by Tamil Nadu Govt, in state Exams (X and XII)
  • Awarded First place for proficiency in Chemistry during B.Sc
  • Awarded First Prize for the highest score in Chemistry among UG discipline
  • Awarded First place for highest total in Allied (Physics) in B.Sc
  • Tamil Nadu Governor’s Endowment Award for best outgoing student  in B.Sc
  • Awarded over all Gold Medal in M.Sc chemistry from American college
  • Awarded TKN Gold Medal for Proficiency in Inorganic chemistry in M.Sc
  • Awarded First Prize for Oral Presentation in ‘National Chemists Meet’, March 2004, IIT Madras.
  • Qualified National level Exams - UGC-CSIR and GATE
Projects Undertaken: 
  • Title of the project : Palladium-biaryI carbene complexes: Synthesis, structure and their applications in organic transformations; Agency : DST; Duration: 3 years (2011- 2014);  Amount:  ` 25, 95, 000/-.
  • Title of the project: Artificial Nucleases – Study with Cu(II) Models;  Agency: Pondicherry University Start-up grant;  duration-3 years (2011-2014);  Amount: ` 5, 00, 000/-.
Contact Details
Telephone No: 
+91-413-2654-710
Mobile No: 
9626815299
Email: 
Sabiah.che@pondiuni.edu.in, sabiahs@gmail.com
Fax No: 
+91-413-2656 740