Chemistry Department



Assistant Professor



Edu. Qualifications

  • Ph.D
  • M.Phil
  • M.Sc, NET
  • B.Ed

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Inorganic Chemistry and Physical chemistry

Courses/Subject Taught

  • Physical chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry

Field of Research

  • Transition metal complexes, Lanthanide metal complexes


  • 15 Years

Memberships in Learned Bodies/Societies, If any

  •  Academy of chemistry teachers in Kerala university

Papers Published

  1. Synthesis, Characterisation and biological studies of transitions metal complexes of Mn(II),        Cu(II) and Zn (II) with an azodye (E)-4-((2,6-Dihydroxyphenyl) diazenyl) benzoic acid, S. Mini, S. S. Aravind, Bulletin of pure and Applied Sciences, 2018, 37(c),137-142
  2. Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial studies of Co(II), Ni(II) and Zn(II) complexes of schiff base derived from 4-methoxy aniline”., . S Mini and S Darsana;”  int. j. pharm bio sci;,2017 jan., 8(1): (p) 148 -153.
  3. “Studies on the Dyeing Properties of Zn(II) Complexes of 2-chloro-5-(2,4-Dihydroxy phenylazo)phenyl) Phenylmethanone and 3- hydroxy -4-(1-Hydroxynaphthalene -2-ylazo) Naphthalene-1-Sulfonicacid”; Mini S. and Sadasivan V;  Research Journal of Recent Sciences;, 2016. Vol. 5(9), 26-2.
  4. “Synthesis, characterisation and biological studies of metal complexes of the schiff base {2-[furan-2-yl methyleneamino]pyridine-3-ol}.” S Mini and V Sadasivan; Int. J. Adv. Res. 2016, 4(8), 1555-1562;
  5. “ Synthesis and characterization of Ni(II) and Zn(II) complexes of an azodye derived from 2-amino-5-chloro benzophenone”.; S. Mini.;  Int. J. Adv. Res. 4(11), 886-891, 2016.
  6. “Synthesis, spectral and biological studies of Mn(II), Co(II) and Cu(II) complexes of [2-chloro-5-(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl azo)phenyl] phenylmethanone.”; S Mini and V Sadasivan.; Int. J. Adv. Res. 2016, 4(10), 212-221;
  7. Preparation and characterization of nano Fe(III) oxide by the thermal decomposition of Fe(III) chelates.”; . S Mini and V Sadasivan.;” Int. J. Adv. Res. 2016, 4(9), 721-733;
  8. “Zinc Chelates as Activators for Sulphur Vulcanization of Natural Rubber; Vidya V.G, Sadasivan V & Mini S; Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR); 2016, Vol-2, Issue-10, 720-724;.
  9. “Synthesis and Spectral Studies of   Metal Complexes of a Schiff Base Derived from (2-amino-5-chlorophenyl) Phenyl  Methanone”, Mini, S.; Sadasivan, V.; Meena, S.S. and Pramod Bhatt ;Spectro. Chim.Acta, Part A, Molecular and Biomolecular spectroscopy, 2015.  Vol.15 , 598-604,
  10. “ Spectroscopic studies on two mono nuclear iron (III) complexes derived from a Schiff base and an azodye”, Mini, S.; Sadasivan, V.; Meena, S.S. and Pramod Bhatt, AIP Conf.Proc., 2014, 322-326. 1620.
  11. “Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization and biological studiesof copper(II) complex derived from salycyloyl hydrazide with furfuraldehyde”, .Vidya, V.G., Mini, S., Research journal of recent sciences, 2014,Vol. 3(ISC-2013), 154-156,
  12. “ Synthesis and characterization of Fe(III) complex of an azo dye derived from (2-amino-5-chlorophenyl) phenyl methanone”, Mini, S.; Meena, S.S.; Pramod Bhatt, Sadasivan, V. and Vidya, V.G AIP Conf.Proc., 2013, 1011-1012, 1536.
  13. “ Spectroscopic studies on Fe(II) and Fe(III) complexes of 5-aryl azo substituted 1H-pyrimidine-2-4-dione”, Vidya, V.G.; Sadasivan, V.; Meena, S.S. and Pramod Bhatt; Mini, S., AIP Conf.Proc., , 2013, 1009-1010, 1536.
  14. “ Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of a azodye Derived from (2-amino-5-chlorophenyl) phenyl methanone” and its Cu(II) complex, Mini, S.; Sadasivan, V. and Vidya, V.G., National Conference on New vistas and challenges in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Sathyabama University, Chennai, January 2013. ISBN:978-81-922119-7-8.

Paper Presentations:

  • Presented two papers in the National seminar organized by the Dept. of Chemistry,        University of Kerala, Kariavattom during 25-27 April, 2012.
  • Presented two papers in the National conference on New Vistas and Challenges in Chemistry (NEVACC-2013) organized by Department of Chemistry, Sathyabama University, Chennai during 23-25 January, 2013.
  • Presented two papers in the International conference organized by Bikaner College of Engineering and Technology, Rajasthan during 1and 2 February, 2013.
  • Presented two papers  in the National seminar (Chennai Chemistry Conference) organized by  CSIR,CLRI, University of Madras, Department of Chemistry ,IIT Madras, during 8-10 February 2013.
  • Presented two papers in the 4th international conference (ICOPVS-2013) organiz by Department of physics Bishop Moore college Mavelikara, during 6- August 2013.
  • Presented one paper in the national seminar conducted by Department of Physics, N.S.S college for women Neeramonkara, Thiruvananthapuram, during 7-8 November 2013.

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Tutor of Ist year BSc students
  • Invigilation duty for university examinations, External examiner in university practical examinations Paper valuation as additional examiner
  • Biodiversity club member

Chemistry Department