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Ramachandran C N
C N Ramachandran Assistant Professor ramcnfcy[at] 01332284773 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Theoretical Chemistry,Computational Chemistry, Gas hydrates, Computational Designing of Materials,Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Professional Background
2012On GoingAssistant ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20122012Post Doctoral Research AssociateUniversity of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Canada
20112012Assistant Professor (Contractual)Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Amarkantak, Madhyapradesh, India
20092011Post Doctoral Research AssociateThe State University of New York, USA
20072008Post Doctoral Research AssociateUniversity of Perugia, Italy
Educational Details
Ph.DChemistryIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur2008
M.PhilChemistryUniversity of Calicut2002
M.ScChemistryUniversity of Calicut1999
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Structure, Stability and Properties of Carbon Intercalated Gold, Palladium and Platinum ClustersCSIR2017
Formation, Structure, Stability and the Thermodynamic Properties of Mixed Gashydrates SERB2013
Effect of cage substitution and endohedral doping on the alignment and the properties of fullerenesSRIC2013
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Spectroscopy, Dynamics and Molecular Clusters (SDMC-2018)Dooars, Darjeeling, West BengalIISER Kolkota, SINP Kolkota, IACS Kolkota15/02/2018
8th Asia Pacific Conference on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry IIT MumbaiIIT Mumbai15/12/2017
Workshop on Computational ChemistryMG University, Kottayam-22/06/2017
North West Meeting on Structure, Spectroscopy and DynamicsBITS Pilani-17/2/2017
Theoretical Chemistry SymposiumHyderabadHyderabad Central University and IICT Hyderabad13/12/2016
Asian Academic SeminarKolkataJSPS-DST6/3/2015
Theoretical Chemistry SymposiumPUNENCL PUNE & IISER PUNE18/12/2014
Special Lectures Delivered
Endohedral and Exohedral Complexes of Fullerenes and Carbon NanotubesBITS PILANI18/03/2017
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Surinder Pal Kaur and C. N. Ramachandran, Host-Guest and Guest-Guest Interactions in Noble Gas Hydrates, Mol. Phys., 2017,    
  2. Ankita Joshi and C. N. Ramachandran, A Comprehensive Study of the Optoelectronic Properties of  Donor-Acceptor Based Derivatives of 1,3,4-Oxadiazole, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2017, 679, 102-111.
  3. Vinit and C. N. Ramachandran, Structure, Stability and Properties of Boron Encapsulated Complexes of C60, C59B and C59N, J. Phys. Chem. A., 2017, 121, 1708-1714.
  4. A. P. Sivadas, D. S. Shankar Rao, N. S. Saleesh Kumar, D. D. Prabhu, S. Varghese, C. N. Ramachandran, R. M. Ongugal, S. K. Prasad, Suresh Das, 'Self-assembling and Luminescent Properties of Chiral Bis-Oxadiazole Derivatives in Solution and Liquid Crystalline Phases', J. Phys. Chem. B., 2017, 121, 1922-1929.
  5. K. S. Sujith and C. N. Ramachandran, 'Natural Gas Evolution in a Gas Hydrate Melt: Effect of Thermodynamic Hydrate Inhibitors', J. Phys. Chem. B., 2017, 121, 153-163.
  6. Vinit, K. S. Sujith and C. N. Ramachandran, 'Spin-Spin Coupling in Nitrogen Atom Encapsulated C60, C59N and Their Respective Dimers', J. Phys. Chem. A., 2016, 120, 6990-6997.
  7. M. Prakashni, A. Joshi and C. N. Ramachandran, 'Electronic and Optical Absorption Properties of the Derivatives of 1,3,4-Oxadiazole', Chemical Data. Collections, 2016, 5, 88-95.
  8. Surinder Pal Kaur and C. N. Ramachandran, 'Effect of Multiple and Adjacent Cage Occupancies on Host-Guest Interaction and NMR Chemical Shifts in Gashydrates", Comp. Theor. Chem., 2016, 1092, 57-67.
  9. Ankita Joshi and C. N. Ramachandran,'Charge Transport and Optical Properties of the Complexes of Indigo Wrapped Over Carbon Nanotubes', Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 14040-14045.
  10. K. S. Sujith and C. N. Ramachandran, 'Carbon Dioxide Induced Bubble Formation in a CH4-CO2-H2O Ternary System: A molecular Simulation Study, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 2016, 18, 3746-3754.
  11. V. Shilpi,  S. P. Kaur and C. N. Ramachandran, 'Density Functional Studies of Fused Dodecahedral and Irregular Dodecahedral Cages', RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 74270-74273.
  12. V. Shilpi, S. P. Kaur and C. N. Ramachandran, 'Revisiting the Structural Pattern and the Stability of (H2O)20 Clusters Using the Dispersion Corrected Density Functional Method,  Chem. Phys. Lett., 2015, 626, 39-42.


  • Ph.D positions available for JRF qualified candidates