Academic Positions

  • Director

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Dean, Research and Development

    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)

  • Professor, Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit

    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)

  • Chairman

    Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit(JNCASR)

  • Dean

    Fellowships and Extensions Programmes (JNCASR)

  • Coordinator

    India-German PETRA III Project (India@DESY) under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India (GoI)

  • Coordinator

    India-Japan Indian Beamline at Photon Factory, KEK, Tsukuba, Japan

  • Associate Professor

    Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit(JNCASR)

  • Assistant Professor

    Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit(JNCASR)

  • Post Doctoral Associate

    Materials Science and Engineering Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

  • Visiting Scientist

    Materials Science and Engineering Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

  • Visiting Professor

    Institut de Minéralogie et de Physique des Milieux Condensés, CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

  • Visiting Professor

    Institut de Minéralogie et de Physique des Milieux Condensés, CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

Education

  • PhD Physics 1995

    Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

  • MScEd Physics 1988

    Mysore University

  • BScEd 1986

    Mysore University

Academic Honors

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc), 2018

  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), 2017

  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences (FNASc), 2012

Awards

  • 2023
    ISAS Raja Ramanna Award
  • 2022
    Honorary Fellowship of the Indian Society of Analytical Scientists (ISAS)
  • 2020
    Platinum Jubilee Lecture Award of the Indian Science Congress
  • 2018
    Mizushima Raman Lecture Award
  • 2017
    MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Senior Award
  • 2016
    Sheikh Saqr RAK-CAM Senior Fellow
  • 2009
    Prof. C.N.R. Rao Oration Award
  • 2008
    Sir C.V. Raman Young Scientist Award (Karnataka Government)
  • 2007
    Bronze Medal, Material Research Society of India

Patents

  • Mirror adapted in microscope to perform SERS, a microscope and methods thereof -Inventors: Chandrabhas Narayana and G.V. Pavan Kumar -patented granted by: USPTO -US Patent Number 8,179,525 B2 in 2012.

  • A high sensitivity assay for molecular typing of biological sample, probes and a kit therof - Inventors: Ranga Udaykumar, Chandrabhas Narayana and N. Jayasuryan - patent granted by patent office of Republic of South Africa - Patent Number 2009/03128 in 2009, USPTO- US Patent Number 8,227,590 B2 in 2012, Indian Patent Number 295700 in 2018.

  • Nanoparticle Composition and Process thereof - Inventor: Chandrabhas Narayana - PCT Application NO.: PCT/IN2008/000771.

Memberships

  • Life Member, Chemical Research Society of India (2022)

  • Life Member, Indian Biophysical Society, India (2016)

  • Member, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (2014)

  • Life Member, Society of Biological Chemists, India (2012)

  • Member, American Chemical Society (2005)

  • Life Member, Material Research Society of India (1999)

Professional Contributions/Roles

  • Research

  • 2019- till date
    Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Applied Physics (AIP Publishers)
  • 2015 - till date
    Editorial Board Member, High-Pressure Research (Taylor and Francis Publishers)
  • 2010 - till date
    Editorial Board Member Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology
  • Education

  • 2021 - till date
    Member, Governing Council of the Institute of Advance Virology, Thiruvananthapuram
  • 2021 - till date
    Member, Governing Body, Malabar Cancer Centre, Thalassery
  • 2020 - 2022
    Member, Corporate Advisory Board, Reva University
  • 2020 - 2022
    Member, Board of Studies, Department of Chemistry, St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science
  • 2018 - 2020
    Member, Board of Studies, Department of Physics, Reva University
  • 2016 - 2019
    Member, Governing Body, Government Science College, Bengaluru (Autonomous)
  • 2016 - 2019
    Member, Board of Studies, Department of Chemistry, Christ University, Bangalore
  • 2014 - 2020
    Member, Board of Studies, Department of Physics, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • 2009 - 2012
    Member, Board of Studies, Department of Nanoscience and Technology, University of Calicut

Contact

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
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