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MS: M.Sc. (Chemical Sciences): Department of Chemistry


POSITION: Adhoc Faculty

PhD: CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technolgy

PHONE: +91 8500137136

AREAS OF INTEREST: Organometallic Chemistry


Academic Qualifications:                                                                                           

  •  Ph.D. (Chemistry): CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India

               Thesis Title: Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Studies of Ferrocene-Carbohydrate conjugates

  • M.Sc. (Chemical Sciences): Dept. of Chemistry, Pondicherry University, India
  • B.Sc.(Chemistry): Dr. S.R.K Govt Arts College, Affliated to Pondicherry University, India.

Research and Teaching Experience:                                                                                    

  • Working as Ad-hoc Faculty at NIT- Andhra Pradesh (from July 2018)
  • Worked as contractual faculty at Central University of Karnataka, Kalaburagi, India (3 Semesters)
  • Worked as Post Doctoral Researcher at Saitama University, Japan (2 years)
  • Worked on Job Contract and as guest researcher at CSIR-IICT, India (1 year)

Fellowships and Awards:                                                                                      

  • 2015: Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Department of Material Sciences, Saitama Univeristy, Japan
  • 2013: Best Oral Presentation Award - the “International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry”, Periyar University, India
  • 2008: Qualified GATE (Chemistry)- All India Rank 187 (97.02 percentile)
  • 2007: Qualified the Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test Exam in December 2017 session.

Courses Thought:

At NIT-Andhra Pradesh: I year B.Tech: Chemistry (CY 101)

At Central University of Karnataka: Inorganic Chemistry (for M.Sc. and B.Sc), Engineering Chemistry (for I year B.Tech)

Research Guidance Experience:                                                                                    

  • Guided (independently) three Integrated B.Sc.-M.Sc. students for their undergraduate project work (December 2017-April 2018) at Department of Chemistry, Central University of Karnataka

Academic Curriculum Development:                                                                                    

Developed Chemistry lab practical manuals at Central University of Karnataka for

  • I year Integrated B.Sc-M.Sc lab course (Quantitative analysis)
  • II year Integrated B.Sc-M.Sc lab course (Qualitative analysis)

List of Publications:                                                                                      

  1. Synthesis, crystal structure, electronic spectroscopy, electrochemistry and biological activity of ferrocene-carbohydrate conjugates; R. Trivedi,* S. B. Deepthi, L. Giribabu, B. Sridhar,P. Sujitha,C. G. Kumar, K. V. S. Ramakrishna; Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 2267-2277 (highlighted article in the journal's theme: Inorganic chemistry meets life sciences); ISSN: 1434-1948.
  2. Synthesis, crystal structure, electronic spectroscopy, electrochemistry and biological studies of carbohydrate containing ferrocene amides; R. Trivedi,* S. B. Deepthi, L. Giribabu, B. Sridhar,P. Sujitha,C. Ganesh Kumar and Kallaganti V. S. Ramakrishna;  Appl. Organometal. Chem., 2012, 26, 369; ISSN: 0268-2605
  3. Synthesis, Characterization and cytotoxic activity of Palladium (II)carbohydrate complexes; S. B. Deepthi, R. Trivedi, P. Sujitha,C. G. Kumar, B. Sridhar and S. K. Bhargava;  J. Chem. Sci., 2012, 124, 1405 (Invited article for MTIC-XIV special Issue); ISSN: 0974-3626
  4. Effect of amide-triazole linkers on the electrochemical and biological properties of ferrocene-carbohydrate conjugates; S. B. Deepthi,R. Trivedi, L. Giribabu,P. Sujitha and C. G. Kumar; Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 1180; ISSN: 1477-9226
  5. (4-Ferrocenylphenyl)propargyl ether derived carbohydrate triazoles:Influence of a hydrophobic linker on the electrochemical and cytotoxic properties; S. B. Deepthi, R. Trivedi, L. Giribabu,P. Sujitha, C. G. Kumar and B. Sridhar; New J. Chem., 2014, 38, 227; ISSN: 1144-0546
  6.  Palladium (II) carbohydrate complexes of alkyl, aryl and ferrocenyl esters and their cytotoxic activity;  S. B. Deepthi,R. Trivedi, L. Giribabu,P. Sujitha and C. G. Kumar; Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2014, 416, 164; ISSN: 0020-1693
  7. In vitro assessment of Ag and TiO2 nanoparticles cytotoxicity; P. Ganapathi, R. Devaki, N. R. Thuniki, J. Manna, B. Tirumuru, C. R.    Gopu, S. B. Deepthi, R.Trivedi, R. K. Rana, A. Hasan; Int. J. Res. Med. Sci., 2014, 2, 1360; ISSN: 2320-6071
  8. Ferrocenyl pseudo-dipeptides derived from 1,2-O-isopropylidene-α-D-    xylofuranose: Synthesis, electrochemistry and cytotoxicity evaluation; S. B. Deepthi, R. Trivedi, L. Giribabu, B. Sridhar, P. Sujitha and C. G. Kumar; J. Organometal.Chem., 2014, 774, 26; ISSN: 0022-328X
  9. Carbohydrate triazole tethered 2-pyridyl-benzimidazole ligands:  Synthesis of their Palladium (II) complexes and antimicrobial activities; S. B. Deepthi, P. Ramesh, R. Trivedi, S. K. Buddana,R. S. Prakasham; Inorg. Chim. Acta., 2015, 435, 200; ISSN: 0020-1693

Presentations at Conferences:                                                                     

  1. Synthesis and characterization of peptide functionalized silole dendrimer for the fluorescent detection of Staphylococcus aureus;  S.B. Deepthi, T. Koyama, K. Matsuoka, K. Hatano; CEM Supra-2016, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, January 2016; Poster Presentation
  2. Synthesis of silole-peptide dendrimer for targeting Noro-virus 3C protease; S. B. Deepthi, T. Furukawa, T. Koyama, K. Matsuoka, K. Hatano; The international chemical congress of Pacific basic societies (PACIFICHEM)2015”, Hawaii, USA, December 2015; Poster Presentation
  3. Synthesis of silole-peptide derivative for the irreversible binding of norovirus 3C proteases; S. B. Deepthi, F. Takeshi, K. Tetsuo, M. Koji, H. Ken; 95th Annual Meeting of Chemical Society of Japan, Nihon University-Funabashi campus, Japan, March 2015; Poster Presentation
  4. Conjugation of ferrocene to carbohydrate palladium complex and its effect on cytotoxicity; S. B. Deepthi, R. Trivedi; International Conference on biological Inorganic chemistry (ICBIC-2013) held at Periyar University, Salem, India, February 2013; Oral Presentation: Received best oral presentation award
  5. Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Activity of Pyridyl-Carbohydrate Palladium complexes”; S. B. Deepthi,R. Trivedi; Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry” (MTIC-XIV), University of Hyderabad, Dec-2011; Poster Presentation      

Conferences Attended:                                                                                   

  1. 21st National Symposium on Catalysis for Sustainable Development (CATSYMP-21), CSIR-IICT, India, February 2013
  2. Symposium on “The Role of women in Chemistry” organised by RSC-Deccan Section, Hyderabad, September 2011