Central University of Kerala

  mrp Prof. (Dr.) M. R. Prathapachandra Kurup - Professor
Department Of  Chemistry
School Of Physical Science
Mobile: 09895226115, Official: 
Email: mrpcusat[at]gmail[dot]com

Other designations:        Dean, SEES, School of Physical Sciences

Specialisation:  Inorganic Chemistry
Course Offered: CHE 511 Inorganic and Solid State Chemistry

CHE 534 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory –II

CHE 521 Coordination Chemistry

CHE 524 Molecular Spectroscopy
Brief Profile: DRr. M.R. Prathapachandra Kurup received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Chemistry from University of Kerala1n 1977 and 1979 respectively. He started his career in 1979 as Jr. Lecturer in N.S.S. College, Manjeri. From 1981 to 1992 he worked in N.S.S.H College Changanachery. He received his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from University of Delhi, Delhi in 1989.  He joined the Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi as Lecturer in 1992 and was promoted to Reader in the same year.  He became Professor in the year 2000. He served as as coordinator of SAP (UGC) during 2010-2015 and DST PAC meeting in Inorganic Chemistry May 2009. He is also a member of facility management committee SAIF Cochin. Thirty six candidates took Ph.D. and forty six candidates took M.Phil. Degree under his guidance. He joined as a Professor in the Department of Chemistry in March 2017 and presently heading the Department.  He received one time grant from UGC in the year 2011 for having produced more than 15 Ph.Ds. He has 37 years of teaching and 33 years of research experience in the area of Coordination Chemistry. 
Coordination chemistry of transition metals and lanthanides, EPR spectroscopy of paramagnetic complexes and single crystal XRD studies for structure determination are the major areas of his research. He has published more than 195 research articles in national and international journals. He has undertaken various research projects for  DST, CSIR, UGC, DRDO and KSCSTE



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