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Dr. SHERLY K B
(M.Sc (First Rank), M.phil, Ph.D, CSIR-JRF)
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Associate Professor
sherlykb@gmail.com
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Projects
2011
Synthesis, Characterisation and Catalytic Applications of sulphated nano zirconia Major UGC Completed
2007
Using neural network classifiers for predicting the melting point of drug like compounds in terms of topological descriptors Minor UGC Completed
1998
CATALYTIC ACTIVITY OF RARE EARTH OXIDES Major UGC Completed
Publications:
2016
Transfigured nano lanthanum oxide as an efficient adsorbent of phosphate. 103rd Indian Science Congress, 3-7 January
Synthesis, characterization and sorption studies of nano lanthanum oxide, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 9, 29-37,
2015
Structural Characterization of nano lanthanum aluminium oxide synthesized by the sol-gel method. Thara R Krishnan, K.B. Sherly, Marymol Moothedan, Universe of Emerging Technologies and Science ISSN: 2349 - 655X. Volume II. Issue II
2014
Synthesis and Catalytic activity of polysaccharide template nanocrystalline sulfated zirconia. K.B Sherly, K.Rakesh, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, 1576, 128- 131,
2013
Route sol-gel - Synthesis and characterization of nano crystalline zirconia, , K.B Sherly, K.Rakesh, Advances in Applied Research vlo.5, No.2, 120-123,
2011
Synthesis and Characterisation of Nano lanthana, K.B Sherly, Marymol Moothedan, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, 1391,549-551,
2002
Catalytic activity of CeO2 and Pr2O3 for the liquid phase Benzylation of o-xylene to 3,4 - Dimethyldiphenylmethane, K.B Sherly, T.Venugopal, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters. Vol 75, No.2, 239 - 243,
2001
Liquid phase Benzoylation of o-xylene to 3,4 - Dimethylbenzophenone using rare earth oxide catalysts. K.B Sherly, T.Venugopal, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters Vol. 74, No.1, 99 - 102
1994
Catalytic activity of lanthanum oxide for the reduction of cyclohexanone. S.Sugunan, K.B Sherly, Indian Journal of Chemistry. Vol. 33 A, 937 - 940,
1993
Basicity and electron donor properties of lanthanum oxide and its mixed oxides with alumina, S.Sugunan, K.B Sherly, Indian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 32 A, 689 - 692
Dy2O3 as a catalyst for a Meerwein - Ponndorf Verley reaction, S.Sugunan, K.B Sherly, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters. Vol. 51, No. 2, 533 - 539,
Surface electron properties of Dy2O3, Y2O3 and their mixed oxides with alumina Catalyst, S.Sugunan , K.B Sherly, G.Devika Rani, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters. Vol. 51, No.2, 525 - 532,
1991
Adsorption of electron acceptors in rare earth oxide catalysts, S. Sugunan, K.B Sherly, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, Vol. 43, No.2, 375 - 380,

Awards,Recognitions and Contribution to the College

NSS Programme officer - 2003-05
Senior Assistant Superintendent - 2005, 2006, 2011, 2013,
IQAC Joint Coordinator- 2015-16
Consultancy work; Measurement of surface area of catalysts by BET method, Surface acidity-basicity measurements by TPD,TPR methods, TOC measurements, XRD measurements
Research coordinator :
Participated in
1. Three day Curriculum Workshop on P G Chemistry programme, held at M G university - April 2000
2. Five day workshop on Revision of U G Curriculum held at M G university April 2009
3. Two day workshop on Review of U G Curriculum held at M G university June 2009
4. Two day workshop on Revision of P G Curriculum held at Baselius College , Kottayam March 2016
Resource Person
1. UGC sponsored National Conference cum Workshop on NUTRACEUTICALS PERSPECTIVES, PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES , M A College, Kothamangalam on 12 and 13 March 2013
2. UGC sponsored National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Nanomaterials, SSV College, Perumbavoor, 9th &10th July 2015
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Distinctions

M Sc 1st Rank CUSAT 1987
CSIR JRF 1990
Reviewer
1. International journal of nano science and nanotechnology
2. Journal of nanostructures and nano objects

Membership in professional bodies

Indian Science Congress Association

Kerala Chemical Science Society
Kothamangalam Pollution Control Club

Publication in Books

1. A text book of Engineering Chemistry by Department of Chemistry, M A College, Kothamanglam 2009

Research Guidance

Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic activity of Nano lanthana and it`s mixed oxide
Marymol Moothedan, Assistant Professor, M A College, Kothamangalam.

Papers presented in conferences

International seminars

1. Neural network classifier for predicting the melting point of drug like compounds, International Conference on Soft Computing, Marian College, Kuttikanam, January 21-22, (2010)

2. Using Neural network classifier support vector machine regression for the prediction of melting point of drug like compounds, International conferenceon Emerging trends in Electrical and Computer Technology, St. Xavier`s College of Engineering, Nagercovil, March 23-24, (2011)

3. A modified Citrate sol-gel route for the synthesis of Nano lanthano, Third International conference on frontiers in Nano science and Technology, Cochin Nano, CUSAT, August 14-17, (2011)

4. Synthesis and Characterization of Nano lanthana, AIP conference proceedings, NIT, Calicut, 549-551, (2011)

5. Synthesis and Characterization of Nano lanthana alumina mixed oxides. Second International conference on Optoelectric Materials and Thin Films for Advanced Technology, CUSAT, January 2-5 (2013)

6. Synthesis and catalytic activity of polysaccharide template nanocrystalline sulfated zirconia, Second International conference on Optoelectric Materials and Thin Films for Advanced Technology, CUSAT, January 2-5 (2013)

National seminars

7. Using neural network classifiers for predicting melting points of drug like compounds in terms of topological descriptors, National Seminar on Image Processing and Cryptography, Sree Saraswati Thygaraja College, Pollachi, March 8 (2008)

8. Surface acidity and catalytic activity of Lanthanum Oxide, National Seminar in in Chemical Sciences, S H College, Thevara, November 22-4, (2008)

9. Liquid phase benzoylation of O-xylene using Rare Earth Oxide catalysts prepared by sol-gel technology, UGC Sponsored National seminar on `Applications of Nanomaterials in Chemistry` , Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam, 28-29, July,(2008)

10. Prediction of melting point of drug like compounds using Neural network classifiers, UGC sponsored National seminar on `Computational Chemistry` , Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam,9-10 July (2009)

11. A comparative study on the synthesis and characterization of Nano lanthana by Co-precipitation and Micro Emulsion method, The Indo Israel Meeting on material science and nano science (IIMMN), organized by M G University & JNCASR, Bengaluru, January31st and Feb.1st (2013)

12. Catacterization and Catalytic activity of sulphated nano crystalline zirconia synthesized by Micro Emulsion method. The Indo Israel Meeting on material science and nano science (IIMMN), organized by M G University & JNCASR, Bengaluru, January31st and Feb.1st (2013)

13. A comparative study on Machine Learning Algorithms ANN, SVM, KNN and RBN through melting point prediction, National seminar ?cum- workshop on Computational Chemistry and its Applications, S N M college, Maliankara, March 25-26, (2013)

14. Efficient adsorption of phosphate from aqueous solution using green synthesized nano lanthana, Nanochembio, St. Thomas College, Pala (2014)

15. Synthesis and Catalytic activity of Starch templated nanocrystalline sulphated zirconia, UGC sponsored National seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry, CUSAT, January 17-18 (2014)

16. Characterization of nanocrystalline zirconia synthesized by sol-gel route, National Research Conference on Advanced Techniques in Chemistry, St.Albert`s College, Cochin, January (2014)

17. Efficient adsorption of Congo red dye from aqueous solution using green synthesized nano lanthana, UGC sponsored National seminar on Recent Advances in Spectroscopy, M A College, Kothamangalam, 31st July & 1st August, (2014).

18. Surface and morphological study of nano crystalline sulphated zirconia prepared by micro emulsion and sol-gel methods, UGC sponsored National seminar on Recent Advances in Spectroscopy, M A College, Kothamangalam, 31st July & 1st August, (2014).

19. Synthesis and characterization of Nano Lanthana Alumina Mixed Oxide by sol-gel method, UGC sponsored National seminar on Recent Advances in Spectroscopy, Baselius College, Kottayam, 6th &7th November (2014).

20. Synthesis and characterization of Nano Lanthana Alumina Mixed Oxide by Co-precipitation method, UGC sponsored National seminar on Recent Advances in Spectroscopy, Baselius College, Kottayam, 6th &7th November (2014).





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