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Faculties

Dr Mahesh Hariharan

Associate Professor

Email : bWFoZXNoQGlpc2VydHZtLmFjLmlu , Phone :  +91 (0)471 2778101

Web Link  : http://faculty.iisertvm.ac.in/hariharan

Achievements

Awards/Honors/Fellowships

  • Featured in ChemComm Emerging Investigators Issue 2017
  • Chemical Society of Japan Distinguished Lectureship Award, 2017
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016
  • Associate Editor of Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 2016
  • Associate Editor of RSC Advances, 2015
  • Chartered Chemist and Scientist of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015
  • Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association Young Scientist Prize, 2014
  • Indo-US Science and Technology Forum Fellowship, 2014 to visit MSU, USA, Mentor: Prof. Bern Kohler
  • Editorial Board Member of Advances in Chemistry, 2013-2016
  • Kerala State Young Scientist Award, 2013
  • Editorial Board Member of Dataset Papers in Science, 2012
  • DST-DAAD Fellowship, 2004 to visit University of Mainz, Germany, Mentor: Prof. Bernd Epe
  • CSIR-Research Scholarship, 2001 and shortlisted for Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowship exam

Journal Referee

ACS Nano; Journal of American Chemical Society; ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces; Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters/A/B/C; ACS Omega; Energy and Environmental Science; Chemical Communications; Journal of Materials Chemistry; Organic Chemistry Frontiers; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics; RSC Advances; Acta Cryst B, Crystal Growth and Design, Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences; ChemPhysChem; Chemistry An Asian Journal; Photochemistry and Photobiology; Scientific Reports; Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry; Chemical Physics Letters; Journal of Luminescence; Bulletin of Materials Science; Current Organic Chemistry; Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology; JSM Bioinformatics, Genomics and Proteomics

Achievements (Group Members)

  • Mr. Vinayak Bhat, final year BS-MS student in School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the Faraday Discussion held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 11-13 January 2018. The prize sponsored by Royal Society of Chemistry consists of a certificate and a book voucher.
  • Mr. Vinayak Bhat, final year BS-MS student in School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has achieved the best oral presentation award at the 13th JNC Research Conference on Chemistry of Materials held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 01-03 October 2017. The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award.
  • Ms. Devika S., Integrated Ph.D. student in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan’s group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the 13th JNC Research Conference on Chemistry of Materials held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 01-03 October 2017. The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award.
  • Mr. Vinayak Bhat, final year BS-MS student in School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the 8th East Asian Symposium on Functional Dyes and Advanced Materials and dyes held at CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 20-22 September 2017. The prize sponsored by ACS Omega consists of a certificate and a cash award.
  • Ms. Remya Ramakrishnan, graduate student in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan's group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded the best poster prize in the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography Hyderabad International Convention Centre 21-28 August 2017, Hyderabad, India. The prize sponsored by authors of "Crystal Engineering – A Textbook", for describing crystal engineering studies consist of a certificate and a copy of the book "Crystal Engineering – A Textbook".
  • Mr. Niyas M. A., an undergraduate student/researcher in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan’s research group, School of Chemistry, IISER Thiruvananthapuram had been shortlisted for the Dragons’ Den, a scientific project proposal competition organized as part of the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography held at Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India from 21-28 August 2017.
  • Mr. Abbey M. Philip, graduate student in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan's group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM have been selected for the prestigious "Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Program" supported by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, and the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) to visit the South Dakota State University, United States.?
  • Ms. Remya Ramakrishnan, graduate student in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan's group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded a bursary from Department of Science and Technology funds to attend the 24th IUCr Congress and General Assembly, 21-28 August 2017, Hyderabad, India. The abstract entitled “Columnar/Lamellar Packing in Cocrystals of Arylbipyridines with Diiodoperfluorobenzene” submitted by Ms. Remya Ramakrishnan has been awarded poster presentation by the chairs of ‘MS-093: Halogen bonding in crystal engineering’ at the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr 2017).
  • Mr. Niyas M A, BS-MS student in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan's group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has been awarded a bursary from Department of Science and Technology funds to attend the 24th IUCr Congress and General Assembly, 21-28 August 2017, Hyderabad, India. The abstract entitled “Crystalline triphenylamine substituted arenes: solid state packing and luminescence properties” submitted by Mr. Niyas M A has been awarded poster presentation by the chairs of ‘MS-122: Crystallography of materials for energy’ at the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr 2017).
  • Mr. Kalaivanan Nagarajan, graduate student in Dr. Mahesh Hariharan's group, School of Chemistry, IISER-TVM has received Best Poster Award for the poster presented entitled “Activation of Triplet Excited in Core-Twisted Perylenediimides” at Gordon Research Conference on “Electronic Processes in Organic Materials” held at Lucca (Barga), Italy June 5-10, 2016.
  • Mr. Kalaivanan Nagarajan, Ph.D. Scholar, has received a financial grant from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) for presenting a poster entitled "Activation of Triplet Excited State in Core-Twisted Perylenediimides" in "Gordon Research Conference on Electronic Processes in Organic Materials" to be held in Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco in Lucca (Barga), Italy, June 05-10, 2016
  • Mr. Ajith R. Mallia, Research Scholar, Student of Dr. Mahesh Hariharan, School of Chemistry has received "Malhotra Weikfield Foundation Nanoscience Award" from Malhotra Weikfield Foundation for Advanced Studies in Nano Science Technology for the Academic Year 2016-2017, during 8th Bangalore India Nano conference held at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bangalore, March 03-05, 2016. The award carries a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-.
  • Mr. Ajith R. Mallia, Ph.D. Scholar, has received Chemical Science Best Poster Award from Royal Society of Chemistry, UK for the poster presented entitled “Light harvesting vesicular donor–acceptor scaffold limits the rate of charge recombination in the presence of an electron donor” during ‘Challenges in Organic Materials and Supramolecular Chemistry, ISACS18’ held in Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, November 19-21, 2015.
  • Mr. Jimmy Joy, BS-MS Student, has received an award for best oral presentation entitled “DNA-Enforced Conformational Restriction of an Atropisomer” in ‘Chennai Chemistry Conference 2013’ held in CSIR-CLRI, Chennai, February 8-10, 2013
  • Mr. Rijo T. Cheriya, Ph.D. Scholar, has awarded a financial grant from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) for presenting a poster entitled “Conformational and Excited State Dynamics of Near-Orthogonal Donor-Acceptor Bichromophores” in ‘Photochemistry Gordon Research Conference’ held in Stonehill College, Easton, MA, July 14-19, 2013
  • Mr. Kalaivanan Nagarajan, Ph.D. Scholar, has received an award for best oral and poster presentation entitled “Single-Component Organic Light-Harvesting Red Luminescent Crystal” in ‘Organic Devices: The Future Ahead (ODeFA-2014)’ held in Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai, March 3-6, 2014.
  • Mr. Shinaj K. Rajagopal, Ph.D. Scholar, has awarded a financial grant from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) for presenting a poster entitled “Progressive Acylation of Pyrene Engineers Solid State Packing and Color via C-H•••H-C, C-H•••O and ?-? Interactions” in ‘24th Winter I-APS Conference’ held in Florida, USA, January 1-4, 2015.