Chemistry Department

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Dr. Rema Devi B

remadevib@gmail.com
+91 9497403742

Edu. Qualifications

  • M.Sc
  • Ph.D

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Courses/subject Taught

  • PG Organic Chemistry, UG – Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

Field of Research

  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Experience

  • 7 years of Research Experience
  • 10 years of Teaching Experience

Memberships in Learned Bodies/Societies, If any

  • Member SN Central School, Mavelikara

Scholarships/Fellowships Obtained

  • UGC NET – 2002
  • GATE – 2003
  • UGC SRF- 2005
  • CNRS Post Doctoral Fellowship (FRANCE) – 2009 –  University de Rouen, LFAOC-UMR 6014 CNRS, IRCOF, Mont Saint Aignan, France
  • INSA Summer Fellowship for Teachers  (SFT) – 2019

Extension Activities

  • Class tutor – II MSc – Analytical Chemistry
  • Faculty Advisors-CBCSS
  • Green Protocol Monitoring Committee (GPMC)
  • Share and Care Club

Papers Published

  • Novel Multicomponent reaction involving isoquinoline, DMAD and isatilidens leading to the synthesis of Functionalized Spiro- oxindoles: Devi B. R.; Sandhya B.;Materials Today Proceedings, 2020. (Impact Factor -0.58)
  • “Domino alkylation/oxa-Michael of 1,3-cyclohexanediones: Steering the C/O-chemoselectivity to reach tetrahydrobenzofuranones” Devi, R. B.; Henrot, M.; De Paolis, M.;* Maddaluno, J. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2011, 9, 6509-6512. (Impact Factor -3.64)
  • Chiral 3-aminopyrrolidines as a rigid diamino scaffold for organocatalysis and organometallic chemistry. M. Pouliquen, J. Blanchet, M. De Paolis, Devi, B. R. J. Rouden,* M.-C. Lasne and J. Maddaluno. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2010, 1511-1521. (Impact Factor -2.39)
  • Novel Multicomponent Reaction Involving Isoquinoline, Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate and Isatilidenes: A Novel Protocol for the Synthesis of Functionalized Spiro-Oxindoles. Nair, V.; Devi, B. R. Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2008, 179. (Impact Factor -1.64)
  • A Novel Multicomponent Protocol for the Synthesis of Oxazinobenzothiazole Derivatives. Nair, V.; Abhilash, N.; Devi, B. R.; Suresh, E. Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 4391. (Impact Factor -2.39)
  • A Facile Synthesis of Thiaaza-and Thiadiaza-fluorene Derivatives Involving Benzothiazole-DMAD Zwitterion with Arylidenemalononitriles and N-Tosylimines. Nair, V.; Devi, B. R.; Paul, R. R.; Pillai, A. N. Heterocycles 2007, 73, 249.  (Impact Factor -1.89)
  • The Huisgen 1,4-Dipolar Cycloaddition Involving Isoquinoline, Dimethyl butynedioate and Activated Styrenes: A Facile Synthesis of Tetrahydrobenzoquinolizine Derivatives. Nair, V.; Devi, B. R.; Varma, R. L. Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 3333. (Impact Factor -2.39)
  • Novel Pyridine Catalyzed Reaction of Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate (DMAD) and Arylidenemalonontriles: A Stereoselective Synthesis of Highly substituted Buta-1,3-dienes. Nair, V.; Devi, B. R; Vidya, N.; Abhilash, N.; Menon, R. S. Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 3203. (Impact Factor -2.39)
  • Novel One-pot Four-component Reaction of Isocyanides, Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate and Cyclobutene-1,2-diones: Synthesis of Novel Spiroheterocycle. Nair, V.; Menon, R. S.; Deepthi, A.; Devi, B. R. Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 1337. (Impact Factor -2.39)
  • Pyridine Catalyzed Reaction of Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate with Carbonyl Compounds and N-Tosylimines: Efficient Synthesis of 2-Benzoyl fumarates and 1-Azadienes. Nair, V.; Sreekanth, A. R.; Abhilash, N.; Biju, A. T.; Devi, B. R.; Menon, R. S.; Rath, N. P.; Sreenivas, R. Synthesis 2003, 1895. (Impact Factor -2.88)

Papers Presented

Presented :

  • Domino alkylation/oxa-Michael of 1,3-cyclohexanediones: Steering the C/O-chemoselectivity to reach tetrahydrobenzofuranones. Devi, R. B.; Henrot, M.; De Paolis, M. 14th CRSI National symposium in Chemistry (NSC 14) at NIIST, Trivandrum on Feb. 2012, Poster # 121.
  • The Huisgen 1,4-Dipolar Cycloaddition Involving N-Heterocycles, Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate and Isatilidenes Leading to the Synthesis of Funtionalized Spiro-Oxindoles Computer Aided drug designing at S.N.C Chengannur . March 2011.
  • Domino alkylation/oxa-Michael of 1,3-cyclohexanediones: Steering the C/O-chemoselectivity to reach tetrahydrobenzofuranones U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar in Organic Chemistryat Besellius College, Kottayam. 23rd Feb. 2012.

Attended :

  • Lecture workshop on recent trends in Chemical Science at AmrithaUniversityAmritha university, Kollam. August 2011.
  • Computer Aided drug designing UGC S.N. College, Chengannur. March 2011
  • National Workshop on Open Source Drug Discovery    CSIR NIIST. March 2012
  • CRSI Symposium CRSI NIIST Feb 2012
  • National Seminar in Organic Chemistry UGC Besellius College, Kottayam. 23rd Feb. 2012
  • National Seminar on Sustainable Development: Challenges and Oppertunities UGC S.N. College, Chengannur. August 213
  • Emerging Trends at the Interface of Chemistry and Informatics. UGC S.NCollege, Varkala. Dec 2013
  • National seminar   KSTEC  S.N. College, Chengannur.
  • Work shop  KSTEC S.N. College, Chengannur.

Research Projects Undertaken

  • UGC – Minor Project- UGC/SWRO-2362-M R P/ 1 5-1 6/KLKE052/U GC-SWRO

Orientation Courses Attended

  • UGC- Sponsored Orientation Programme – 27/07/2016 –23/08/2016-
  • UGC-Academic Staff College, Thiruvananthapuram.

Refresher Courses Attended

  • UGC- Sponsored Refresher Programme – 09/08/2017 –29/08/2017 – UGC-Academic Staff College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Refresher Course in  Material sciences          UGC HRDC, University of Kerala          21-11-2019 to 04-02-201   UGC, New Delhi
  • Online Refresher course in Chemistry for Higher Education  MHRD, New Delhi          01-09-2019 to 31-12-201   MHRD, New Delhi

Seminars/Workshops/Trainings Organised

  • Two day National seminar Sponsered by KSTEC –  February 2017
  • One Day National Seminar –Agora –  January 2019

Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • Lecture workshop on recent trends in Chemical Science at.
  • AmrithaUniversity Amritha university, Kollam.
  • August 2011.
  • Computer Aided drug designing          UGC S.N. College, Chengannur. March 2011
  • National Workshop on Open Source Drug Discovery     CSIR NIIST. March 2012
  • CRSI Symposium CRSI NIIST Feb 2012
  • National Seminar in Organic Chemistry    UGC Besellius College, Kottayam. 23rd Feb. 2012
  • National Seminar on Sustainable Development: Challenges and Oppertunities          UGC S.N. College, Chengannur. August 213
  • Emerging Trends at the Interface of Chemistry and Informatics.       UGC S.N. College, Varkala. Dec 2013
  • National seminar   KSTEC       S.N. College, Chengannur.
  • Work shop  KSTEC       S.N. College, Chengannur.

Awards/Honours/Patents

  • INSA SummaerFelellowship for Teachers – 2019

Chemistry Department