Chemistry Department

OUR DEPARTMENTS

Lekshmi S Dharan

[email protected]
+91 8281657627

Edu. Qualifications

  • MSc, M.Phil Chemistry, NET

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Inorganic  Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Photochemistry

Courses/subject Taught

  • PG/UG/Organic-Inorganic and Advance materials

Memberships in Learned Bodies/Societies, If any

  • Academy of Chemistry Teachers

Papers Presented

  • ‘’Green Synthesis of Zinc oxide Nanoparticles using Adhatoda vasica ” in UGC sponsored National Seminar on organized by Dept. of Chemistry, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • “Synthesis and Characterisation of Copper(II) complexes with the ligand BINAP” KSTEC sponsored National Seminar organized by Dept. of Chemistry, S. N.  College for Women, Kollam.

Seminars/Worshops/Trainings Organized

  • Organized one day Coastal cleanup Programme, as part of International Coastal Cleanup Day-2019 Sponsored by The National Centre for Coastal Research, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, Chennai on 21st September 2019.
  • Organized KSCSTE, sponsored one day National seminar on ‘Plastic Pollution’, as a part of National Environment Day Celebrations-2018, at S.N. College, Varkala on 5th June 2018.
  • One of the organizing members in KSCSTE and DST, Govt. of India sponsored One day Seminar entitled ‘Wetlands’, as a part of ‘World Wetlands Day Celebrations -2018’, at S.N. College, Varkala on 6th  February 2018.
  • One of the organizing members in KSCSTE sponsored One day Seminar entitled ‘Wetlands and Climate Change’, as a part of ‘World Wetland Day Celebrations-2019’, at S.N. College, Varkala on 6th  February 2019.
  • One of the organizing members in  KSCSTE and DST, Govt. of India sponsored one day seminar on ‘Communicating Science for All’, as a part of National Science Day Celebrations-2019, at S.N. College, Varkala on 26th February 2019.
  • One of the organizing members in  KSCSTE and DST, Govt. of India sponsored one day seminar on ‘Emerging World of Science’, as a part of National Science Day Celebrations-2018, at S.N. College, Varkala on 21st February 2018.

Seminars/Worshops/Trainings Attended

  • Participated One Week Online Short-term Faculty Training Programme in Digital Content Management on E-learning conducted by KHEC from 13/06/2021 to 19/06/2021.
  • Participated in Workshop on  Design and Development of Online Courses conducted by UGC-HRDC from 09/03/2023 to 10/03/2023.

Orientation Courses Attended

  • Participated in UGC-sponsored Orientation Programme conducted by UGC-HRDC from 40/01/2018 to 31/01/2018.
  • Participated in Orientation Course for the Programme Officers of the National Service Scheme in Empanalled Training College, rajagiri, Kalamasseri, organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India from 25/09/2019 to 01/10/2019.

Short term Courses Attended

  • Participated in UGC-sponsored Short-Term Course in Student Counseling and Mentoring conducted by UGC-HRDC from 31/01/2023 to 06/02/2023.
  • Participated in UGC-sponsored Short-Term Course in Disaster Management conducted by UGC-HRDC from 07/09/2023 to 13/09/2023.

Refresher Courses Attended

  • Participated in UGC-sponsored Refresher Course – Summer School Programme conducted by UGC-HRDC from 01/12/2018 to 21/12/2018.
  • Participated in UGC-sponsored Refresher Course in Material Science conducted by UGC-HRDC from 29/07/2022 to 11/07/2022.

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Addl. Examiner for the University Exams.(PG and UG)
  • National Service Scheme Programme Officer 2016-2020
  • Deputy warden of Women’s Hostel, S.N.College, Varkala 2019-2020
  • Co-ordinator, World environment Day Celebrations-2018 Sponsored by KSCSTE
  • Co-ordinator, International Coastal Cleanup Day-2019 Sponsored by The National Centre for Coastal Research, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, Chennai on 21st September 2019.
  • Member Library Committee 2017-19
  • Member hostel committee 2016-18
  • Member of Placement Cell 2017.

Duties Performed at College

  • Lady tour manager-BSc and MScChemistry
  • SSP-internal mentor, College arts Festival-Organising Member

Awards/Honours/Patents

  • Certificate of appreciation of Best National Service Scheme Programme Officer Award at University level during the years 2018-19 and 2019-2020

Chemistry Department