Assist Prof Dr. Selwin Joseyphus - Inorganic Chemistry - Best Researcher Award ūüŹÜ¬†

Mar Ivanios College - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

His journey into the world of chemistry began with his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Annai Velankanni College, Tholyavattam, under Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, completed in April 2001. His passion for chemistry propelled him forward to pursue a Master of Science in Chemistry from St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, affiliated with Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, where he graduated in April 2003. His academic excellence and keen interest in the field led him to further specialize in Inorganic Chemistry, culminating in a Ph.D. from the Department of Chemistry at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, in March 2009. This foundational period was marked by a deepening interest in coordination compounds, organometallic chemistry, and the behavior of transition metals.

Professional Endeavors

His professional career is a testament to his dedication to both teaching and research. After completing his Ph.D., he embarked on an academic career that spans over 14 years. He began his teaching career at St. John’s College, Anchal, as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, where he served from June 2011 to May 2015. His role involved nurturing young minds and guiding them through the complexities of inorganic chemistry, with a focus on coordination compounds and organometallic chemistry.

In June 2020, he joined Mar Ivanios College (Autonomous), Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram, as an Assistant Professor. His academic journey at Mar Ivanios College saw him progress from Academic Level 11 to Academic Level 12. Here, he continues to impart knowledge and inspire students, fostering a deeper understanding of the intricacies of transition metals and their catalytic properties.

Contributions and Research Focus in Inorganic Chemistry

His research primarily revolves around materials chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry, fields that hold significant implications for both theoretical and applied sciences. His extensive research experience post-Ph.D. spans 14 years, during which he has made notable contributions to the understanding of inorganic chemistry. His work on coordination compounds has provided valuable insights into the structural and functional aspects of these compounds, which are crucial for various applications in catalysis and material science.

His research in organometallic chemistry has explored the interactions between organic ligands and metal centers, shedding light on the reactivity and stability of these complexes. This research is particularly relevant for developing new catalysts that can drive chemical reactions more efficiently, a key area of interest in both industrial and academic settings.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, he has been recognized for his contributions to the field of inorganic chemistry. His academic and research achievements have earned him positions and responsibilities that underscore his expertise and commitment. His role as an Assistant Professor at prestigious institutions highlights the trust and respect he has garnered within the academic community.

Impact and Influence

His work has had a significant impact on the field of inorganic chemistry. His research on transition metals and their catalytic properties has implications for various industrial processes, including the development of more effective and sustainable catalytic systems. By advancing the understanding of how these metals interact with different ligands, his research contributes to the broader field of materials chemistry, paving the way for innovations in the synthesis and application of new materials.

His teachings in coordination compounds and organometallic chemistry have inspired a new generation of chemists. Many of his students have gone on to pursue advanced studies and careers in chemistry, carrying forward the knowledge and passion imparted by him.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, he is poised to continue his contributions to the field of inorganic chemistry. His ongoing research in materials chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry holds promise for further advancements in understanding the fundamental properties of chemical compounds and their practical applications. His work on catalysis, in particular, is likely to yield new insights that could revolutionize how chemical reactions are conducted in both laboratory and industrial settings.

His legacy in the academic and research community is characterized by his unwavering dedication to advancing the field of chemistry. As he continues to explore the complexities of coordination compounds, organometallic chemistry, and transition metals, his work will undoubtedly inspire future research and innovation. His influence as a teacher and researcher ensures that his contributions will have a lasting impact on the scientific community and beyond, driving progress and fostering a deeper understanding of the chemical world.


  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 1387
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†17
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 21

Notable Publications

Selwin Joseyphus | Inorganic Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

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