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Post Doctoral Fellows

Dr. Raji V., M.Sc. Ph.D.

Dr. Raji did her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Department of Biochemistry, University of Kerala. She got her Ph.D. in 2012 in the topic “Biochemical Investigations of Gold Nanoparticles as a Cancer Therapeutic”. Dr. Raji joined IIUCNN in 2012 as an Assistant Professor (Project Faculty) in DBT Builder Programme for 5 years. In 2018, she has awarded UGC-DS Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship and worked under Prof. Nandakumar K, IIUCNN. She has received research grant from Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) under Science Research Scheme in 2016 and she is one of the Co-Investigator of the DST-BRICS Project. Dr. Raji has published several research papers in International peer reviewed journals.

Area of interests: Nanobiology, Nanomedicine, Metal nanostructures for cancer diagnosis and therapy, Tissue engineering.

Dr. Chitra Lekha C S

Postdoctoral fellow- CEFIPRA Project

Dr. Chitra Lekha has joined as a postdoctoral fellow in an Indo- France collaborative project CEFIPRA (6408-1) since 1st June 2022. Currently, she is doing research at Institut of Jean Lamour, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France as part of CEFIPRA project for the period of two months. She worked as an assistant professor (ad-hoc) in School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University during 2021-2022. She possesses 3 years of postgraduate teaching experience in Physics. 

She received her PhD in Physics from Department of Physics, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod, Kerala in 2018.  Her area of research includes multiferroic and magnetoelectric materials, piezoelectric nanogenerators, magnetic nanoparticles, thin films and multilayers and nanogenerators based on polymer nanofibers.

Dr. Chitra Lekha’s publications can be accessed from the Google scholar.

Achievements and Awards of Dr. Chitra Lekha

  • Recently she received a best presenter award in an international conference ICFMAT 2023 conducted by Central University of Kerala.
  • She was the recipient of Women Scientist-A Fellowship (PI of the project) from DST for the period of three years from 2015 to 2018.
  • She received best researcher award from Central University of Kerala in 2018.

Dr. Mallikarjun Anandalli

Postdoctoral Fellow, IIUCNN

Phone: +919482283441, 9448131936


Institution: IIUCNN, Mahatma Gandhi University

Date of Birth: 01-06-1990

Dr. Mallikarjun’s complete resume can be accessed here

Academic qualifications:
Sl No.DegreeYearSubjectUniversity/Institution% of marks
1B.Ed.2012Mathematics and PhysicsVSKU Bellary, Karnataka80
2B.Sc.2011Physics, Chemistry, and MathematicsGulbarga University66.3
3M.Sc.2015Physics(Solid State Physics)VSKU Bellary, Karnataka64.3
4Ph.D.2022Physics(Condensed Mater Physics and Material Science)Karnataka University Dharwad
Research Experience:
Sl No.Positions heldName of the InstituteFromTo
1Postdoctoral fellowIIUCNN, M G University, Kottayam Kerala30-11-202231-12-2023
2Project AssistantKarnatak University Dharwad (DST-SERB, New Delhi)30-11-201514-05 2018
Major Publications:

Dr. Mallikarjun has published 11 papers in international journals and presented 10 papers in international conferences. Some of his major publications are:

  1. Dominant role of organic dye on Mn: ZnS/PMMA polymer nanocomposites: structural, thermal, linear, and nonlinear optical limiting properties for optoelectronic and photonic applications, Mallikarjun H. Anandalli, R. F. Bhajantri, Shivaraj R. Maidur, L.A. Shastri, V Sasirekha, Material Today Communication, Elsevier (2023)
  2. Investigation of linear and nonlinear optical properties of brilliant green (BG) dye doped PVA polymer composites for optoelectronic applications.,    Mallikarjun H. Anandalli, R. F. Bhajantri, Shivaraj R. Maidur and Parutagouda Shankaragouda Patil,   Journal of Materials Research, volume 36, 2856–2871 (2021)
  3. Physicochemical Properties of PMMA/ZnO Nanocomposite capped with 1- Chloro-9, 10-bis (phenyl ethynyl) anthracene., Mallikarjun Anandalli, and R. F. Bhajantri T. M. Kanakaraj, Vidyashree Hebbar, Jagadish Naik,    AIP Conference Proceedings 1953, 030189 (2018).

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