Kittusamy Senthilkumar

Bharathiar University, India


Dr. K. Senthilkumar completed his Graduation and Post Graduation at NGM College, Pollachi in the years 1995 and 1997, respectively. In the year 1997 itself he joined as a Research Scholar at Department of Physics, Bharathiar University. He specialized in Molecular Quantum Mechanics and obtained M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in the years 1999 and 2002, respectively. During his Ph.D. program he was awarded Senior Research Fellowship by CSIR, New Delhi. From August 2002 to June 2005 he worked as a Post Doctoral Fellow at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. Further, he joined as a Post Doctoral Research Assistant at Computational Chemistry Centre, School of Chemistry, Bristol University, United Kingdom. He worked as a Lecturer in Physics at NGM College, Pollachi from September 2006 to January 2008. He joined as an Assistant Professor at Department of Physics, Bharathiar University in January 2008. He has published 50 research papers in the journals and having 750 citations, and presented nearly 30 papers in the international conferences, seminars and symposiums organized at USA, Italy, India, Germany, Sweden, Finland and The Netherlands. He has three major research projects funded by UGC, DST and NPOL-DRDO. His research interest includes, Electronic structure, molecular mechanics and dynamics calculations to study the structure, interactions and reaction mechanism. Theoretical studies on charge transport and opto-electronic properties of p-stacked and conjugated organic systems. Computational material science Developing and using hybrid quantum mechanical and molecular mechanical (QM/MM) programme to study the atmospheric and bio-chemical reaction

Biography Updated on 15 April 2013

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