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Department of Chemistry, Ramapuram Campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology

K S Yoganand

Assistant Professor (O.G)

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Educational Qualifications

PHD (Chemistry) College of Engineering Guindy Anna University, 2012
MSc (Applied Chemistry), College of Engineering Guindy Anna University, 2006
BSc (Chemistry) DG Vaishnav College University of Madras,2004
DYScEd Manonmanium Sundaranar University, 2001

Courses: Chemistry

Research Interests: Polymer, Corrosion Science and Water Treatment

Selected Publications

  • Vajjiravel Murugesan, Elumalai Marimuthu, KS Yoganand, MJ Umapathy “Multi-site phase transfer catalyzed radical polymerization of methyl methacrylate in mixed aqueous–organic medium: a kinetic study” International Journal of Industrial Chemistry, Vol. 8 (3) pp. 241-251, 2017
  • Yoganand, K. S., Umapathy, M. J. “Green methodology for the recovery of Cr (VI) from tannery effluent using newly synthesized quaternary ammonium salt”, Arab. Jour. Chem, Vol. 10 (1) pp. S1227-S1234, 2017.
  • Yoganand, K. S., Indhumathi. S., Umapathy, M. J. “Phase transfer catalyzed free radical polymerization of acrylonitryle – A kinetic study”, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 8 (4) pp. 780-783, 2015.
  • Sivaramakrishnan. T., Yoganand. K. S., “Phase Transfer Catalyst Assisted Free Radical Polymerization of Styrene- A Kinetic Study”, International Journal of Advanced Chemical Science and Applications (IJACSA). Vol. 3 (1) pp. 56-59, 2015.
  • Yoganand. K. S., “Removal of Toxicant Cr (VI) from Leather Tannery Effluent by Quaternary Ammonium Salt Assisting Solvent Extraction Method”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. Vol. 10 (53) pp. 114-116, 2015.
  • Yoganand. K. S., Raju. S., “Solvent Extraction; Utilization of quaternary ammonium salt as a perfect extractant for Cr (VI) present in leather tannery effluent”, Jour. Poll. Res, Vol. 33 (3) pp. 537-540, 2015.
  • M. Boopalan , , R. Jude Vimal Michael, K.S. Yoganand and M.J. Umapathy, “A Study on the Mechanical Properties of Zinc Oxide Reinforced Epoxy Composites” Asian.J.Chem. Vol. 25 (5) pp. 2931-2932, 2013
  • Sunitha, T. G., Yoganand, K. S., Umamaheswari, G., Umapathy, M. J. “A kinetic study on the free radical polymerization of methyl mehacrylate by 1,1,4,4-Trtramethyl- 1,4dibenzylethylenediammonium chloride (TMDBEDAC) as a di-site phase transfer catalyst” Int.J.Chem.Res, Vol. 3 (2), pp.18-24,2012.
  • Yoganand, K. S., Kamali. T. V, Divya. K , Navamani. P, Umapathy, M. J. “Role of phase transfer catalyst in radical polymerization of butyl acrylate using peroxomonosulphate and disulphate as water soluble initiators- a comparative kinetic study” Asian.J.Chem. Vol. 24 (8), pp. 3699-3703, 2012.
  • Yoganand, K. S., Sudhanandhini, M., Umapathy, M. J. “Liquid-liquid phase transfer catalysis: comparison of kinetic studies involving free radicals on polymerization of butyl methacrylate” Int.J.Pure.App.Chem., Vol. 6(3), pp. 329-337, 2011.

Paper Presentation in National Conference

  • Participated in the International Conference on 8 th AANESWM held at Anna University, Chennai, During December 10-13, 2006.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on “High Performance Polymers” organized by the department of Chemistry, Anna University on October 26, 2007.
  • Participated in the two day seminar on “Recent Trends in Polymers” organized by Anna University, Chennai, on 1 and 2 February, 2007.
  • Oral Presentation during the National Conference on Recent Trends in Polymer Science and Technology on 21&22 Nov 2008 at PSG Technology, Coimbatore, India.
  • Poster Presentation during the National Conference MACRO 2009 on 9-11 Mar 2009 at IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
  • Oral presentation during the NCCR Anna University Research Scholars meet on 11th of April 2009, held at NCCR, IIT Madras.
  • Participated in the 3 rd Annual day Research Scholars Seminar held at NCCR, IIT, Madras on 1st of August 2009.
  • Oral Presentation during the national Conference on POLY 09 October 9-11 (2009) at Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujrat.
  • Poster presentation during the International Conference on APA 2009 on 17- 20 Dec 2009 at IIT Delhi, India.
  • Oral presentation during the national Conference on RAPT 2009 on 28-29 December 2009 at North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, India.
  • Participated in National Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Methods of chemistry organized by SRM University during 2 February 2010.
  • Poster presentation in the Indo-Hungarian international workshop on February 16 18, 2010 at IIT Madras
  • Poster presentation during National Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry on Februry 19-21, 2010 organized by BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan.
  • Participated in the national level workshop PTTC on 23-27, March 2010 at Anna University, Chennai.
  • Participated in the one day work shop on THURST AREAS IN CHEMISTRY on 12 March, organized by Anna University, Chennai.
  • Oral Presentation during the National Conference on Recent Trends in Polymer Science and Technology on 26&27 August 2011 at PSG Technology,Coimbatore, India.
  • Participated in International symposium “Chemistry in Societal and Environmental Needs” on 29, 30 and 31 August at Central Leather Research Institute, Adayar, Chennai, India.
  • Participated in International workshop “Indo-Japan workshop on Recent Trends in Materials and Devices” on 5 and 6th September 2011, Anna University, Chennai, India

Academic Experience

  • Lecturer, Loyola Institute of Technology, Palanchur, Chennai, 2011-2012.
  • I Assistant professor, Vel Tech High Tech Dr RR Dr SR Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai, 2012-2014.