Educational Qualification

B.Sc Chemistry Vivekananda College 2001
M.Sc Chemistry The American College 2003
Ph.D Chemistry Madurai Kamaraj University 2009


21-07-2017 to 18-08-2022 5 Year Assistant Professor Thiagarajar College of Engineering
18-03-2013 to 31-01-2017 3 Years 10 months Young Scientist Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
01-08-2009 to 05-12-2012 3 Years 4 months Postdoctoral Fellow Academia Sinica, Taiwan
24-07-2008 to 31-07-2009 1 Year Research Associate Academia Sinica, Taiwan


  1. M. Velayudham, A. Ramdass, V. Sathish, S. Rajagopal, Structural behavior of rhenium complexes in fluoride sensing:A spectroscopic and computational study, Structural Chemistry, 2022, 33, 1-13.
  2. V. Sathish, M. Murali Krishnan, M. Velayudham, P. Thanasekaran, K.-L. Lu, S. Rajagopal, Host-guest interaction studies of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in alkoxy bridged binuclear rhenium (I) complexes, Spectrochim Acta A, 2019, 222, 117160.
  3. A. Ramdass, V. Sathish, M. Velayudham, P. Thanasekaran, S. Rajagopal, Phosphorescence “Turn‐On” Sensing of Anions by Rhenium (I) Schiff‐Base Complexes, ChemistrySelect, 2018, 3, 2277.
  4. V. Sathish, A. Ramdass, M. Velayudham, K.-L. Lu, P. Thanasekaran, S. Rajagopal, Development of luminescent sensors based on transition metal complexes for the detection of nitroexplosives, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 16738.
  5. A. Ramdass, V. Sathish, E. Babu, M. Velayudham, P. Thanasekaran, S. Rajagopal, Recent Developments on Optical and Electrochemical Sensing of Copper (II) Ion Based on Transition Metal Complexes, Coord. Chem. Rev. 2017, 343, 278.
  6. A. Ramdass, V. Sathish, M. Velayudham, P. Thanasekaran, S. Umapathy, S. Rajagopal, Luminescent sensor for copper (II) ion based on imine functionalized monometallic rhenium (I) complexes, 2017, 240, 1216.


  1. M. Velayudham, P. Thanasekaran, (2022). Chapter 7 Rhenium based metallacycles for sensing applications. In P. Muthumareeswaran, P. Suresh, S. Rajagopal (Eds.), Photophysics of supramolecular architectures, Bentham Science.

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Attended

  1. Module 7 - Creative Problem Solving Innovation and Meaningful R&D conducted by NITTT, 01-04-2022 to 31-05-2022
  2. Module 5 - Technology Enabled Learning & Life-Long Self Learning conducted by NITTT, 01-04-2022 to 31-05-2022
  3. Module 6 - Student Assessment and Evaluation conducted by NITTT, 01-04-2022 to 31-05-2022
  4. Module 8 - Institutional Management & Administrative procedures conducted by NITTT, 01-04-2022 to 31-05-2022
  5. Module 1 - Orientation Towards Technical Education & Curriculum Aspects, conducted by NITTTModule 2 - Professional Ethics & Sustainable Development, conducted by NITTTModule 3 - Communication Skills,Modes and Knowledge Dissemination, conducted by NITTTModule 4 - Communication Skills,Modes and Knowledge Dissemination, conducted by NITTT, 01-04-2021 to 31-05-2021
  6. AI for Everyone by Coursera, 04-05-2020 to 30-05-2020
  7. TEQIP sponsored one day workshop on CDIO based Curriculum Design held at TCE, Madurai, 22-08-2019 to 22-08-2019
  8. Four weeks Faculty Induction Programme conducted by TLC-Coimbatore Institute of Technology, 22-04-2019 to 19-05-2019
  9. International Conference on Food Processing and Technology, at IIFPT Thanjavur, 17-08-2018 to 19-08-2018
  10. One day Workshop on Myths and Realities of R & D and IPR at EEIS; Issues, Challenges and Opportunities, 13-07-2018 to 13-07-2018

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Organised

  1. Webinar on Recent Advances in Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices. Speaker: Dr. N.S. Venkata Narayanan, Central University of Karnataka, 30-12-2021 to 30-12-2021

Lectures Delivered

Light-induced Excited State Processes: Fundamentals and Applications Vivekananda College, Tiruvedagam, Madurai 25-07-2022 to 25-07-2022
Rhenium(I) carbonyl complexes as luminescent probes and photocatalyst for CO2 conversion Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore 25-05-2021 to 25-05-2021
Applications of metal-carbonyl complexes in cell imaging The American College, Madurai 20-02-2019 to 20-02-2019