Raju Francis

Raju Francis, M.Sc. Ph.D.

Associate Professor

School of Chemical Sciences,
Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarsini Hills
Kottayam – 686560, Kerala, India

Mob: 91-9447464860 (primary)
Tel: 91-481-2731036 (O)

Teaching: Photo Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Supramolecular chemistry

Research area: Synthetic and Biopolymers, Hybrid Materials, Environmental Chemistry, Photochemistry, Computational Chemistry.

Total No. of Journal publications: 21

Total No. of Book publications: 2

Total No. of book chapter publications: 1

Teaching Experience: 23 years

Post Doctoral Training: University of Bordeaux (France), University of Florida(USA).

Visiting scientist: Toyo University (Japan), King Abdullah University of Scienceand Technology (Saudi Arabia), Hokkaido University (JAPAN)

Sponsored Projects: 4

Education

  • B.Sc. Chemistry – CMS College, Kottayam, Kerala
  • M.Sc. Chemistry- School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
  • Ph.D. – CSIR, NIIST (Formerly RRL), Kerala University, Trivandrum,Kerala

Research Students

1. Dr. Deepa K. Baby (Faculty, Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology,Ernakulum)-Awarded PhD in 2016
2. Geethy P. Gopalan – Awarded PhD
3. Anjaly Sivadas – Awarded PhD
4. Nidhin Joy (Faculty, St. Dominic’s College, Kanjirappally) – Pursuing PhD
5. Nimmi Bhai P. P. – Awarded M.Phil degree in 2015