Department of Chemistry is the largest Department of Nizam College. B.Sc program was started way back in 1918 and M.Sc. in 1967. It is the first department to have Chemistry PG program outside the University Campus. The Alumni include stalwarts like Prof. T. Navaneeth Rao, Prof. M. M. Taqui Khan. The Department offers UG (5 combinations), PG (Physical chemistry with Polymer Chemistry as Elective and Inorganic chemistry with Bioinorganic Chemistry as Elective), PG (Organic chemistry with medicinal chemistry), PG (Pharmacoinformatics), M.Sc Five year integrated Course in Chemistry (FYIC) and three Certificate Courses under Career Oriented Programmes. In Osmania University the Polymer Chemistry elective is offered only at Nizam College and Bioinorganic Chemistry elective is offered at Nizam college and Women’s College (outside the campus). The department has strong faculty working in the fields of Bioinorganic chemistry, Cheminformatics and Molecular modeling, Spectroscopy, Synthetic chemistry and Chemical kinetics. Similar to Nizam College, the Department has also many firsts to its credit: First department to have PG program in chemistry outside the O.U. Campus, First in India to introduce molecular modeling in M.Sc. (Chemistry) curriculum, First in India to introduce Cheminformatics as an add-on course at B.Sc level. The Department is offering 3 career oriented courses in Cheminformatics, Industrial Analytical Chemistry and Synthetic Chemistry; 2 PG Diploma Programmes in Chemical Analysis and Quality Assurance, Cheminformatics. Chemistry Department has started B. Sc course way back in 1918. It has been upgrading the course content regularly, the latest being in 2009. The B. Sc programme at Nizam College is the most sought after, not only in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad but also outside of it. The cut off percentage or admission into the B. Sc programme is above 87% in the qualifying exam, the highest among the Colleges affiliated to Osmania University. The admissions to M .Sc, Chemistry are through a common entrance exam conducted by Osmania University. The Department of Chemistry is well funded by various national funding agencies like DST, UGC, BSR, SAP, CPE, apart from the regular autonomy grant, foundation grant from UGC etc., for infrastructure and laboratory development. B. Sc students attend summer workshops at various national research centres like IISc, University of Hyderabad, JNSCAR Banglore and are selected for their summer project programme on a competitive basis at national level. Two students have been awarded DST-INSPIRE scholarships. Department of Chemistry, Nizam College is the biggest department with 51 faculty members. It constitutes well qualified, faculty (12 Professors, 39 Contract) who constantly strive for academic excellence and dissemination of knowledge to its student community. The faculty is active in its research endeavors, are resource persons in conducting orientation programmes, refresher courses held by Academic staff college O.U. for other affiliated college teachers under the Osmania University region. Many of them have a stint of post doctoral research experience in countries like USA, Germany, Taiwan, South Africa, France etc. The faculty organizes and participates in national and international seminars on a regular basis. A Science Club was constituted in 2007, at Nizam College, to invite guest speakers who are experts in different fields. Guest lectures are conducted regularly with an aim to expose the Science Students to latest trends in various research fields. This is a forum of all science faculty and students and also science lovers from other departments. In the social front many are members of voluntary social organizations like Dr. A. S. Rao Awards Council. Dr. A. S. Rao Awards Council is organizing orientation and training programmes for the school and college teachers and conducting project trainings for school children in collaboration with Ratan Tata Trust. Two of the professors are also on the editorial committee of the quarterly magazine “Vigyana Malika” published by the DRASRAC and distributed freely for school teachers. Chemistry laboratories were established way back in 1918 for B.Sc level, the department is preserving the primeval apparatus like Cathode tube, ozonizer and it is also preserving 57 elements present in the periodic table in their pure physical state. Department has an air-conditioned computers lab with 15 systems connected to a central server. All the computers are hooked to university internet hub with a provision to access all Journals of SCI finder and ACS publications through internet FLIB net facility under UGC all India University programme. The Department has got Computational Chemistry & Molecular Modeling Software from Schrödinger Company, USA that is used in many Pharmaceutical Labs and Research Institutes. This is used in the teaching of add-on course in cheminformatics for UG students and regular PG students. The Department is housing the analytical lab and has these instruments Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Water Quality Analyser, Dissolved Oxygen Meter, Fluorimeter, Electrophorisis equipment, TDS meter, Polarograph, BOD/COD analyzer, Ultra centrifuge.
Prof. G. Veerabhadram is one of the senior teachers of the chemistry Department. He is having 31 years of teaching experience and 35 years of Research experience. He worked in the research filed of electro-chemistry for Ph.D.. He is involved in the framing of syllabus of M.Sc . He is Governing Body member and selection committee member for various affiliated Colleges of Osmania University. He published 38 research papers and his current research interests are: Drug Delivery Systems, nanomaterials, Catalysis. At present he is working as vice-Principal of Nizam College.
She joined in her teaching profession on 27th august 1976 as Lecturer in Women’s College Nizamabad. She joined in University service as Associate Professor in 1989 University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad and promoted as Professor in 1998. Areas of teaching interest are chemical kinetics, photochemistry and polymer chemistry. She was Awarded Ph.D., in 1988, for Thesis entitled “Oxidation of organic Compounds by Fe (VI): A Kinetic study”. So for she published four research Papers and presented two papers at international conferences at ACS meeting, 1991 & “238th ACS National Meeting & Exposition 2009. Her administrative experience includes a warden of hostel of Women’s College, Koti, Hyderabad. She acted as a Head, Department of Chemistry, Nizam College, for two years 2008-2010. Worked as a Co-ordinater for M.Sc. (Chemistry) Five Year Integrated Course at Nizam College, Osmania University, Hyderabad. During Academic Year 2008-2009. She bagged National merit scholarship for outstanding performance in HSC as well another national merit scholarship for being meritorious in Physics and Mathematics at B.Sc. level.
He joined service as lecturer in chemistry July 1983. Promoted as reader in July 1991 as professor in January 2004. His teaching area of interest is Physical Chemistry to under graduate students and molecular spectroscopy to the post graduate students. His area of research interest is Study of molecular complexes, ion pair complexes by UV- Visible Spectrophotometry and their utility for the Quantitative determination of drugs. So for 9 students were awarded Ph.D. Degrees and 6 more are working for Ph.D. He published 48 research papers in reputed Indian (39) and international (9) journals. The research work is aimed at pharmaceutical analysis, an inter disciplinary work relating chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry. He authored text books of Physical Sciences for 8th and 10th Classes published by Government of Andhra Pradesh and at present editor for text book of Chemistry (SCERT). Administrative experience: As NSS program officer (One year), as warden Nizam College hostel (3 years), Controller of examinations (4 years). Presently he is working as Head, Department of Chemistry, and Course coordinator for M.Sc. Five Years Integrated Course in Chemistry at Nizam College.
He acquired his M.Sc. Degree from O.U. (1981), with Inorganic Chemistry specialization and PhD Degrees from Osmania University (1986). He finished his PhD. work on Synthesis and Structural Studies of transition metal complexes with some oxygen heterocyclic compounds. His area of specialization is Inorganic Chemistry and his research interest is Synthesis of Inorganic and Organic compounds and their characterization using Analytical and spectroscopic techniques like Infrared, Ultraviolet, Proton NMR, 13C NMR and Mass, Bio Inorganic chemistry and Photochemistry of coordination compounds. He joined service in Osmania University as Assistant Professor of Chemistry on June 1989, and Professor since July 2006. He has taken additional responsibilities like Warden for OUPG College, Mirzapur and as Additional Controller of Examination in Nizam College during the years 1997-2000. He is guiding Six Ph.D. And One M. Phil research scholars and 3 were awarded Ph.D. degree under his Supervision. He had 23 National and International Publications to his credit. He had completed one minor research Project in the year 2001 – 2002, and submitted a new proposal for Minor and Major research Project.
Prof. Bhaskar hails from a rural background and it had been his earnest endeavour to reach the higher portals of learning in the field of chemistry. Having graduated from C.K.M. College, Warangal he joined Kakatiya University as a Post-Graduate student in the department of chemistry. Later he joined Prof. S. Jaganatha Swamy as a research scholar working in the area of inorganic chemistry and his Ph.D. topic was “Synthesis and Characterization of the coordination compounds of some oxocations”. He was awarded Ph.D. during the year 1996. He joined the Osmania University department of Chemistry in the year 1997.
Prof. K. Bhaskar has a commendable run as an academician and administrator since the inception of his career at the Osmania University from 20-08-1997. Till date he has donned the mantle of Principal Osmania University P G College, Bhiknur, Nizamabad District (AP) (01-01-2005 to 31-07-2010), NSS Programme Officer for nearly five years and warden at Osmania University P G College, Bhiknur, Nizamabad District (AP) for 3 years.
Apart from the impeccable contribution to the University in the aforesaid positions, he has excelled academically too, and is a Research Supervisor guiding Ph.D., scholars. He has till date helped 66 students in obtaining CSIR/JR fellowships during his tenure as the Principal. He has Eight Research publications to his credit and is also on selection committee of IICT for the appointment and promotions of technical officer (Group II & III). He had successfully conducted and AIDS awareness programme that speaks of his commitment to the development of society.
He completed his Master of Science in Chemistry from Osmania University, He did his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry under Prof. K. C. Rajanna, thesis entitle " MECHANISTIC ASPECTS OF SOME MICELLAR CATALYZED REACTIONS ". His research area of interest are blood coagulation factors such as Prothrombin, Thrombin, Factor Va, Factor Xa and different proteins' analysis and mechanistic aspects of some Micellar Catalyzed Reactions. He worked as Post-doctoral Associate at Department of Biochemistry, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA (2001-2002). He has 13 publications to his credit. He is a Member of American Chemical Society, USA. He has taken up many administrative posts in Osmania University.
He joined the service on 20th August 1997. He obtained his MSc in 1987 and Ph.D in 1996. His area of Specialization is Physical Chemistry. His research area is catalysis. He has 15 publications to his credit including Mo-ZrO2 solid acid catalysts for transesterification of β- Ketoesters in Synth. Commun. 29 (7) (1999) (1235) and Esterification of ecofriendly Zr O2 and Mo-ZrO2 solid acid catalysts in Synth. Commun. 28 (1998). He has 2 patents to his credit. He has one ongoing research projects funded by UGC entitled ' Designing novel green Zinc and Zirconia based nano composite oxide solid catalysts for organic transformation and synthesis of Fini chemicals '.
He acquired his M.Sc. Degree from O.U. (1981), M.Phil and Ph.D Degrees from S.K. University, Ananthapur (1989 and 1996). His area of specialization is Inorganic Chemistry and his research interest is in Coordination Chemistry. His M.Phil work was on " Synthesis & Characterization of Metal Complexes with a Hydrazone " and his Ph.D. work was on Structural Studies on Schiff Base Complexes (Transition metal complexes with heteroaroyal hydrazones). He joined Osmania University service as Assistant Professor of Chemistry on 20-08-1997. After fifteen days, he was posted at OUPG College, Mirzapur. In continuation of his service in the same college, he worked as Warden for I year, NSS Programme Officer for 3 years and as Principal for 6 years at OUPG College, Mirzapur. He is guiding two Ph.D research scholars. He delivered a Plenary lecture and chaired one of the sessions in national conference on Recent advancements in the studies of metal complexes held at NES Science College, Nanded, Maharastra during 15th – 16th March, 2009. Recently he has presented a paper titled " Quantitative Determination of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Using P- Chloranilic Acid as Reagent " at ISEM Planetary Scientific Research Centre Conference in Bankok, Thailand during 23 - 24th December, 2011. He has 13 National and International publications to his credit and he is one of the selection committee members in IICT for the appointment of Technical Officers (Group- II & III) from 2010 onwards. He has attended many Chemistry conferences and seminars in A.P.
He joined the service on August 1997. He obtained his MSc in 1994.His area of Specialization is Organic Chemistry. He is working for his Ph. D in the field of Oxygen containing Heterocyclic compounds under the supervision of Prof. G. L. David Krupadanam. He worked as Student coordinator at P.G. College, Mirzapur.
Dr. M. Vijjulatha completed her Ph. D in chemistry from University of Hyderabad. She joined the service in December 1999. Her area of research specialization is synthetic organic chemistry, Molecular modeling and drug designing. Thrust area of interested is design and synthesis of Novel drug like molecules having high potency towards inhibition of HIV-1 and inhibition of proteins involved in signaling and transduction, DNA synthesis, Angiogenesis, antiviral, antibacterial and antimalarial. She has 27 publications to her credit. She has two ongoing major research projects funded by DST-SERC (Young scientist project entitled “Computational Design and Synthesis of Novel Cyclic urea as HIV-1 Protease inhibitors”) and CSIR project entitled “Computational design, Docking, QSAR, Synthetic and Activity studies on Thymidylate Synthase (Human and E.Coli)”. Major research project funded by UGC has been completed. Her research group has present 28 papers in national and international conferences and they have won three best paper awards, latest being First prize for “3D-QSAR studies on Quinazolinone derivatives as 5HT7 inhibitors” in Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 12th November, 2011, at BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus. She is the coordinator for UGC sponsored Career Oriented Program in Cheminformatics for B.Sc students of the college.
She joined the service in May 2007. Her area of Specialization is Inorganic chemistry and research area is Coordination Chemistry, Crystallography, Spectro- Analytical Methods and Computational Chemistry. She has 14 publications to her credit. She has one ongoing minor research projects funded by UGC-SERC, Hyderabad. Project entitled " Design of new chemical processes in the synthesis of Acyl thiosemicarbazides under Green Technology; Chelating properties ". She is guiding 12 Ph.D. research scholars.
She working as Assistant professor (contract) in department of Chemistry, Nizam College from 2001 onwards. Qualified CSIR-UGC NET eligibility exam for Lecturership in 2005.Teaching for both B.Sc., and M.Sc theory and practical. Has contributed four research papers in various journals. Articles (four) related to teaching were also published in journal for Teaching and Research and 4 other articles were published in the booklet taken out by A.S.Rao award council (funded by TIFR). Acted as a resource person for the A.S.Rao award council. Taught for EAMCET students at centre for Educational Development for Minorities in Nizam College. Attended one Refresher Course at Academic staff college, Osmania University. Participated in various national and international seminars. Have been allotted, academic work of paper valuation of both U.G & P.G courses and conducted exams for PG courses as internal examiner for various colleges in Inorganic practicals. Recently presented a lecture on” Separation techniques-Chromatography” at St. pious degree college for women, Nacharam on 10th Dec-2011.
She is working as Assistant professor (contract) in department of Chemistry, Nizam College from 2001 onwards. Teaching for both B.Sc., and M.Sc theory and practical. Articles (one) related to teaching were also published in journal for Teaching and Research and 4 other articles were published in the booklet taken out by A.S.Rao award council (funded by TIFR). Acted as a resource person for the A.S.Rao award council. Taught for EAMCET students at centre for Educational Development for Minorities in Nizam College. Attended one Refresher Course at Academic staff college, Osmania University. Participated in various national and international seminars. Have been allotted, academic work of paper valuation of both U.G & P.G courses and conducted exams for PG courses as internal examiner for various colleges in Organic practicals.
She working as Assistant Professor (C) in the since August 2003. She completed my M.Sc.,(Organic Chemistry) in 2000. Her research interest include "Potentiometric Studies on the Formation of Mixed Ligand Metal Complexes derived from ligands of Biological Interest". She published a paper on 'Acid Dissociation Equilibria of Various Substituted Benzimidazoles'. She attended several seminars- a workshop on experimental techniques in Organic Chemistry, Recent Advances In Drug Design, Futuristic Chemistry, 'Drug Designing' An InsightScope & Challeges, The National Symposium on "Chemistry-Technology Interface: A Synergistic Approach", Fourth Indo-US Lecture Series on Discrete Mathematical Chemistry,3-D Chemistry: A one day workshop for Teachers.
He Joined as Assistant Professor (C) in the Department of Chemistry 2004. He was awarded Ph.D. in the year 2011, entitled “Lead optimization and ligand fit studies of Bio-Active Azole compounds by molecular modeling Techniques”. He has published 11 scientific articles in national & international journals with high impact factor. He has tremendous teaching skills with practical knowledge. He has been teaching classes UG and PG Courses.
He completed his M.Sc in Chemistry from Nizam College(O.U) in the year 2004, joined as Assistant Professor (c) in Department of Chemistry on 18th January 2005. He is pursing his Ph.D under the supervision of Dr. M. Vijjulatha. The area of research comprises of molecular modeling, drug designing and synthetic chemistry. He has 11 publications in national and international research journals. He has presented 18 papers in national and international conferences, including one oral presentation at "47th Annual Convention of Chemists-2010 and International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences, 23rd – 27th December, 2010. Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur". His assistance is vital in conducting the UGC sponsored Career Oriented Program in Cheminformatics for B.Sc students of the college.
She is working as Assistant Professor (Contract) in Department of Chemistry, Nizam College from 2005 onwards. She is teaching for both B.Sc. and M.Sc. theory and practicals. Participated in various national and international seminars. She gave many guest lectures at open universities. Acted as resource person for Dr. B. R. Ambedkar open university. Have been allotted, academic work of paper valuation of both U. G & P. g courses.
She has done M.Sc with specialization in Inorganic Chemistry from Nizam College, Osmania University. Currently she is pursuing Ph.D under the guidance of Dr. M. Vijjulatha, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Nizam College, Osmania University. She joined the service in Nizam College on 1st August 2005. Her area of research is protein structure determination; Molecular-modeling studies as applied to drug designing for the anticancer proteins. She possesses research experience of 5 years with 5 publications to her credit. She presented 9 research papers in national and international conferences in which she was awarded twice for best poster presentation. She received young Scientist award for the research paper entitled “Drug Design and Synthesis of Privileged Molecules as Anticancer agents towards the Inhibition of DHFR enzyme” presented in KVRao Scientific society, Hyderabad in June 2011. She successfully completed under the guidance of her research supervisor, a UGC financed major research project entitled "Computational Design, Synthesis and Activity Studies of Novel High Affinity Human Dihydrofolate Reductase (DHFR) Inhibitors".
He joined in the department of chemistry, in 2005; earlier he was scholar at same department. He completed M.Sc with organic chemistry specialization in 2001. He qualified CSIR-UGC-NET examination twice in 2001. His interested area of research work is synthesis, and application of molecular modeling to drug design and discovery. He published research papers in 3 international journals and 4 more are communicated. He received best research paper awards in international conferences like AOCCB-2006, computational chemistry, CRSI-NIPER. He gave many guest lecturers at universities and affiliated colleges.
He joined the service in Nizam College in July 2006. His area of specialization is Inorganic Chemistry. Presently he is pursuing Ph.D. on ‘Potentiometric, Synthetic and Antimicrobial Activity Investigation of Substituted γ-pyrones, γ-pyridone and Dipeptides ternary complexes with Bivalent metal ions’. He has 1 publication to his credit and he presented 2 papers and 1 poster in national conferences.
He joined the department as an Assistant Professor (Contract) in the year 2007. He is pursuing Ph.D. under guidance of Prof. T. Parthasarathy and area of interest is computational chemistry in addition to that research work on molecular modelling and synthesis of DHPM derivatives. He has one international publication in BMCL and achieved best poster award (1st prize) in International conference on DrugInfoMeet at St. Albert's College, Ernakulam, Cochin, Kerala for the study of "Insilico Modeling of sortaseA Protein and Binding Studies of Pyrimido [1,2b] Indazoles as Anticancer Agents against S.Aureus". He has Conducted "Hands on" training session on Bioinformatics in the "Three Day Student – Teacher Interactive cum Industrial Tour Based Workshop" held at PGCS, Saifabad, O.U., Hyderabad, which is sponsored by DBT – New Delhi. He attended ten conferences national and international in that he presented four posters.
She did her Post Graduation in Analytical Chemistry from Osmania University College for Women, Koti during the period 2003 -2005. Immediately after the post-graduation, she joined as a part-time lecturer in Osmania University College for Women, Koti, in 2005. In July 2006, she was appointed as an Academic Consultant in Osmania University College for Women, Koti and continued in the said post till May 2007. In August 2007, she joined Department of Chemistry, Nizam College and since then she is continuing as Assistant Professor (Contract) in the department. She is a guest faculty at BMR Degree College, Siddipet, Medak (Dist), Andhra Pradesh during the academic year 2009 – 2010. She also conducted M.Sc practical sessions for students in the Department of Forensic Chemistry, Osmania University, on the invitation of the said Department, during the academic year 2011 – 2012. She has experience in handling instruments like Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS), Flame Photometer, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC), and Infrared Spectrophotometer (IR). She is pursuing her research under the guidance of Dr. Ch.Sarala Devi, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Osmania University. She has three publications in National and International Journals. She has actively participated in several State and National Level Seminars and has presented two papers; she has also attended several Refresher Courses and Workshops.
She did her Post Graduation in Analytical Chemistry from Osmania University College for Women, Koti during the period 2005 -2007. In August 2007, she joined Department of Chemistry, Nizam College and since then she is continuing as Assistant Professor (Contract) in the department She has experience in handling instruments like Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS), Flame Photometer, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC), and Infrared Spectrophotometer (IR). She is pursuing her research under the guidance of Dr. Ch.Sarala Devi, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Osmania University. She has one publications research Journals. She has actively participated in six State and National Level Seminars.
Dr. Navaneetha Nambigari is working at present as Assistant Professor(C), at The Department of Chemistry, Nizam College, Osmania University since 2008. She completed Ph. D in Chemistry in the year 2007 from Osmania University. Her research interestis in the field of Synthesis and Characterization of Metal complexes with special emphasis on Molecular Modeling – Drugdesigningwhich includes identification of new leads for Cancer Chemotherapy using Computational Chemistry techniques. She has won "Young Chemist Award - 2009" by Royal Society of Chemistry, London, U.K. She has several national and international publications and has several international conference presentations. She is actively involved in organizing Seminars and has been teaching both UG and PG students for the last 4yrs and mentoring the M. Sc. students in their Thesis dissertation of projects. She has 07 publications, she has present 14 papers in national and international conferences.
He completed his M.Sc with Organic Chemistry Specialization from University College of Science (O.U) in the year 2006. He is pursuing his Ph.D under the supervision of Dr. M. Vijjulatha. He joined the service in Nizam College in December 2008. Previously he has 3years teaching experience from Kakathiya P.G.College and Nagarjuna Govt. College (Autonomous). His area of research work is on 'MAP KINASE INHIBITORS' by applying Molecular modeling and synthetic techniques. He has 2 publications to his credit and he presented 3 posters in national conferences.
He joined the service in Nizam College in December 2008. He did his masters from Osmania University in 2004, His area of specialization is Organic Chemistry. Presently he is pursuing Ph.D. on 'Synthesis of Oxygen Heterocyclic compounds' under the supervision of Prof. Ch. Prasad Rao.
He completed his M.Sc with Physical Chemistry Specialization from University College of Science (O.U) in the year 2007. He is pursuing his Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. P. Veerasomaiah. He joined the service in Nizam College in July 2009. His area of research work is on 'Heterogeneous catalysis'.
Mukka Satish Kumar earned his bachelor’s degree (B. Sc) in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in 2005 from Kakatiya University (Warangal, India), and his M. Sc. in Chemistry in 2007 from Osmania University (Hyderabad, India). He has been awarded MERIT CERTIFICATE by the Osmania University in 2007 as he stood first in Physical Chemistry Pool. Presently At the same time he is also pursuing his Ph. D program in Physical Organic Chemistry from Osmania University under the guidance of Prof. K. C. Rajanna. His doctoral work includes Electrophilic substitution reactions under Conventional and Non-Conventional conditions to explore organic synthesis under green chemical conditions. He is motivated by the challenge of applying green chemical methods to devise solutions to environmental pollution problems. His current focus is also on elucidating mechanisms of electrophilic substitution reactions using Chemical Kinetics as an important tool. Mr. Satish Kumar has published five papers in internationally reputed journals and few more are under active consideration.
Mr. M.KiranKumar,is Assistant Professor (C) at The Department of Chemistry, Nizam College, Osmania University since 2010. He is a doctoral research fellow working on identifying novel leads for Tuberculosis therapy. His field of research interest includes identification of new molecular entities (NME’s) using Computational Chemistry, Chemical-Biology and Software tools. He received an award for Best Oral Presentation at the 30thAnnual Conference Indian Council of Chemists - 2011.He has been mentoringM. Sc. and M. Pharmacy students in their dissertation work and actively involved in organizing Seminars and workshops for students. Mr. M. Kiran Kumar published 03 research articles in reputed international journals and has presented about15 papers at various International and National Conferences.