Dr. R. Mahalakshmy  
 

 

 

 
Name : Mahalakshmy. R  
   
Addresses :

Residential address:

No.18; I Cross Street, D.R. Nagar,
Kuyavarpalayam
Pondicherry - 605 013.

Laboratory address:

Room No. 307,
National Centre for Catalysis Research,
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai – 600 036.

Phone No. 22575232

   
E-Mail ID : mahabioin@yahoo.com
   
Educational details :

B.Sc (Chemistry): Bharathidasan Govt.College for Women (1994-1997).

M. Sc (Chemical Sciences): PondicherryCentral University,

Pondicherry, India (1997-1999).

Ph.D: Department of Chemistry,

Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry-605 014, India (1999-2004).

Teaching Experience: Theivanai Ammal College for Women, Villupuram,

Tamilnadu, India (2004-2005).

Sacred Heart College(Autonomous), Tirupattur, Vellore District,

Tamilnadu, India (2005-2007).

   
Conferences/Symposia attended :
  1. M. Natanasabapathy, R. Mahalakshmy, P. Sambasiva Rao, R. Venkatesan and T.M. Rajendiran, “Synthesis and Molecular Structure of Antiferomagnetically Coupled Cu(II) Dimers” Recent Trends In Crystallography, Biophysics and Computational Biology, 2000, April 24–26, University of Madras, Chennai, India.
  2. R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R.Venkatesan P. Sambasiva Rao, D. Velmurugan and L.Govindaswamy, “Discrete Heterobinuclear Gd-Cu Complex: Spectral and Structural Properties”, Recent Trends In Crystallography Biophysics and Computational Biology, 2000, April 24-26, University of Madras, Chennai, India.
  3. R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, “Magnetic, EPR and Electrochemical studies on binuclear Cu(II)complexes derived from 2,6- bis{[N-(2-dialkylaminoethyl)-N-alkyl]aminomethyl}-4-substituted phenols”, Indo-French workshop on Current Trends In Molecular Magnetism, 2000, December 4-8, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  4. R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Kannappan, R.Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, “Synthesis, magnetic and electrochemical properties of new heptadentate ligands and their Cu(II) complexes with different bridging motifs”, Indo French workshop on Current Trends In Molecular magnetism, 2000, December 4-8, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  5. T.M. Rajendiran, M. Nadanasapabathy, R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, R. Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, “Preparation and properties of triply bridged antiferromagnetically coupled Cu(II) dimers”, Indo French workshop on Current Trends In Molecular magnetism, 2000, December 4-8, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  6. R. Mahalakshmy, P. Thilagar and T.M. Rajendiran, “Electrochemical properties of dicopper(II) complexes bearing heptadentate arm with different exogenous bridging”, Tenth National Convention of Electrochemists (NCE-10), 2001, April 26-27, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, India.
  7. I.Sougandhi, R. Mahalakshmy, R. Kannappan, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, “Synthesis, electrochemical and EPR spectral studies of binuclear Cu(II) complex with pentadentate L-proline based binucleating ligand” National Seminar on Solid State spectroscopy, 2001, August 29-31, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, India.
  8. R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, “Synthesis, spectral and EPR studies in magnetically coupled heterobinuclear 4f-3d couples”, National Seminar on Solid State spectroscopy, 2001, August 29-31, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi.
  9. R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, “Catalytic efficiency of new Acyclic “End off” binuclear copper(II) complexes with different exogenous ligands” Concepts in Contemporary Chemistry-JS 60, 2001, Dec 4 -5, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India.
  10. , R. Mahalakshmy, R. Kannappan, T. M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, “Synthesis, spectral, magnetic and electrochemical properties of Bicopper(II) complexes having N6O ligand sites with different exogenous bridging motifs”, Concepts in Contemporary Chemistry-JS 60, 2001, Dec 4 -5, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India.
  11. R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, “Low temperature effects on 1H NMR, EPR and susceptibility measurements to determine exchange interaction”, SIF users’ one-day symposium, 2002, May –2, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  12. R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, “Unsymmetrical phenoxo bridged Binuclear Cu(II) complexes: Spectral, magnetic and redox properties” Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences (RACS–2002), National Conference on Frontiers in ChemicalResearch, 2002, December 18–21, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
  13. R. Mahalakshmy, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, “Influence of ligand structure on magneticand EPR properties of Dicopper(II) complexes with exogenous bridging ligands”, 4th Asia Pacific EPR/ESR Symposium, 2004, November 21-25, Indian Institute of Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India.
  14. R. Mahalskshmy, “Characterization of binucleating ligands and their dicopper(II) complexes by spectroscopic techniques”, State level UGC seminar on “New vistas in Spectroscopic techniques”, 2005, August 20 -21, Islamiah College, Vaniyambadi, Tamilnadu, India.
  15. R. Mahalakshmy, “Structural characterization og unsymmetrically bridged dicopper(II) complexes with chemically distinct N5O donor sites by modern analytical techniques”, International conference on Recent Advancements in Chemistry”, 2006, January 5 - 6, Auxilium College, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India.
   
Workshops attended :
  1. SIF Sophisticated Instrumentation Facility Users’ one-day symposium and workshop on processing of NMR data, 2001, April 30th - May 1st, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  2. Winter School on Bio-Inorganic Chemistry, 2002, Nov 25th – Dec 9th, conducted by Department of Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, India. Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  3. Lecture- workshop sponsored by Indian Academy of Sciences on “ Fundamental and Advance aspects in spectroscopy, 2006, February 14th and 15th, St. Joseph College, Irinjalakuda, Kerala.
   
Publications :
  1. Synthesis and physiochemical studies on binuclear Cu(II) complexes derived from 2,6-bis[(N-phenylpiperazin–1-yl)methyl]-4-substituted phenols S. Karthikeyan, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, R. Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, Proc.Indian Acad. Sci.(Chem. Sci.), 2001, 113, 245-256. .
  2. Synthesis, electrochemical and epr spectral studies of binuclear copper(II) complexes with new pentadentate L-proline – based binucleating ligands, I. Sougandi, R. Mahalakshmy, R. Kannappan, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, Transition Metal Chemistry 2002, 27, 512–519.
  3. Synthesis of flexible ligands for assembling two metals in close proximity. Magnetic, electrochemical and spectral properties of binuclear copper(II) complexes with different exogenous bridging motifs, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Mahalakshmy, R. Kannappan, J. Rajeswari, R. Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, Transition Metal Chemistry, 2003, 28, 280–287.
  4. Magnetic, catalytic, e.p.r. and electrochemical studies on binuclear copper(II) complexes derived from 3,4-disubstituted phenol, R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R.Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, Proc.Indian Acad. Sci. (Chem.Sci.), 2003, 115, 1–14.
  5. New unsymmetrical m - phenoxo bridged binuclear copper(II) complexes: Synthesis and Physical properties, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, J. Rajeswari, R. Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, Transition Metal Chemistry, 2003, 28, 447–454.
  6. A novel discrete dinuclear Cu(II)-Gd(III) complex derived from a Schiff base ligand [Cu(salbn)Gd(NO3)3.H2O](salbn:N,N’-butylenebis(salicylideaminato),R. Kannappan, R. Mahalakshmy, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, L. Govindaswamy and D. Velmurugan, Transition Metal Chemistry, 2003, 28, 644–649.
  7. Synthesis, spectral, electrochemical and magnetic properties of new asymmetric dicopper(II) complexes bearing chemically distinct coordination sites, R. Mahalakshmy, R. Venkatesan, P. Sambasiva Rao, R. Kannappan and T.M. Rajendiran, Transition Metal Chemistry, 2004, 29, 623-629.
  8. Synthesis, spectral, magnetic, electrochemical and catalytic studies of asymmetric dicopper(II) complexes with exogenous bridging units derived from phenol based unsymmetrical binucleating ligands, R. Mahalakshmy, R. Kannappan, T.M. Rajendiran, R. Venkatesan and P. Sambasiva Rao, Proc.Indian Acad. Sci.(Chem. Sci.) (Communicated)