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Publications in Journals

  1. Cyril Augustine and N. D. Kurur. Heteronuclear dipolar decoupling in liquid-crystal NMR using supercycled SWf-TPPM sequences. Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, 2010, 48, 798-803, ISSN: 0749-1581
  2. Cyril Augustine and N. D. Kurur. Supercycled SWf-TPPM sequences for heteronuclear dipolar decoupling in solid-state NMR. Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 2011, 209, 156-160, ISSN: 1090-7807
  3. Cyril Augustine, James Baben George, Neethu Cyril and M. C. Mary. Nutrient Composition and Physicochemical Characteristics in the Destination Sites of Migratory Water Birds: A Case Study at the Selected Locations of Seashores and Lakes in Southern India. International Journal of Environment, 2014, 3, 68-77, ISSN: 2091-2854
  4. Cyril Augustine, Two-pulse Phase Modulation based Decoupling Schemes for Removing Heteronuclear Spin Interactions in the NMR spectroscopy of Isotropic Systems: An Analysis using Experiments and Numerical Simulations. International Journal of Spectroscopy, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 641473, 8 pages; http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/641473; ISSN: 1687-9457
  5. Cyril Augustine, Heteronuclear dipolar decoupling in the NMR spectroscopy of solids and liquid crystals using a shorter SWf-TPPM sequence with phase incremental alteration and supercycling, Journal of Applied Physical Science International, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 2, 49-61, ISSN: 2395-5260
  6. Cyril Augustine, Vishnu Sankar, Renimol Raju, James Baben George, and M. C. Mary, Recent Trends in Biomineralization and Shell Formation among Tropical Aquatic Molluscs: An Experimental Investigation Based on Thermodynamic Feasibilty of Mineral Deposition, Journal of Biology and Nature, 2015, Volume 3, Issue 3, 99-106, ISSN: 2395-5376
  7. Cyril Augustine, Heteronuclear Dipolar Decoupling in the NMR Studies of Molecules in Solid and Liquid-Crystalline States using a Phase-wiggled SWf-TPPM Sequence, Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, 2016, 12, 2, 107-114, ISSN: 2395-3438
  8. Jessy Joseph K., Cyril Augustine, Jose D. K., and D. Ambikadevi, Variation in the Composition of Volatile Aroma Compounds from the Flowers of Jasminum sambac in Response to the Attack of Hendecasis duplifascialis (Lepidoptera: Pyraustidae), Journal of Biology and Nature, 2017, 7, 3, 112-117, ISSN: 2395-5376 (P), ISSN: 2395-5384 (O)
  9. Cyril Augustine, Unravelling the Competence of Leucocyanidin in Free Radical Scavenging: a Theoretical Approach Based on Electronic Structure Calculations, Journal of Structural Chemistry, 2019, 60, 2, 198-209, ISSN: 0022-4766 (P), ISSN: 1573-8779 (O); Zhurnal Strukturnoi Khimii, 2019, 60, 2, 211-221,https://doi.org/10.1134/S0022476619020045
  10. Zachariah P. M., Keerthi R., Cyril Augustine, Bincy J., and S. John, Corrosion inhibition of mild steel using poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) in 0.1 M HCl solution, Heliyon, Volume 6, Issue 11, E05560, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05560
  11. Gopika S. and Cyril Augustine, Theoretical studies on the coordination chemistry of phytosiderophores with special reference to Fe‑nicotianamine complexes in graminaceous plants, Journal of Molecular Modeling, Springer-Verlag, 28, 71, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00894-022-05065-3
  12. R. Revathy, Jebin Joseph, Cyril Augustine, T. Sajini and Beena Mathew, Synthesis and catalytic applications of silver nanoparticles: a sustainable chemical approach using indigenous reducing and capping agents from Hyptis capitata, Environmental Science Advances, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1039/D2VA00044J

Book Chapters

  • Venugopal, M. R., Santhosh, K. V., Sreekumar, M. D., Vijesh, A. and Cyril Augustine V. A preliminary Investigation on the effects of Tsunami wave Turbulence on the Coastal water Quality along the Malabar Coast, Chapter VIII, pages 93-101 in Environmental Impact of Tsunami in the Kerala Coast, a report published by Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment, 2006
  • Cyril Augustine, James Baben George, Neethu Cyril and M. C. Mary. Nutrient Dynamics in the Destination Sites of Migratory Water Birds: A Preliminary Analysis at the Selected Locations of Tropical Seashores and Lakes, Integrated Water Resources Management, Volume 1, 2014, pages 650-658, Allied Publishers, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-81-8424-906-4

Paper/Poster Presentations in Conferences

  • Cyril Augustine and N. D. Kurur. Analysis of two-pulse phase modulation based decoupling schemes for removing heteronuclear spin interactions in the NMR spectroscopy of isotropic systems. International School on Solid-State NMR organized by the National Facility for High-Field NMR, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, at Radio Astronomy Centre, Ooty from January 4-8, 2010.
  • Cyril Augustine and N. D. Kurur. Heteronuclear dipolar decoupling in liquid-crystal NMR using a shorter SWf-TPPM sequence with small phase incremental alteration and supercycling. Symposium on Recent Developments and Applications of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance and the 16th Conference of National Magnetic Resonance Society, February 21-24, 2010, at Centre of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance, SGPGIMS Campus, Lucknow.
  • Cyril Augustine and N. D. Kurur. Heteronuclear dipolar decoupling in the NMR spectroscopy of solids and liquid crystals using supercycled SWf-TPPM sequence. Symposium of Magnetic Resonance in Pharmaceuticals and the 17th Conference of National Magnetic Resonance Society, March 1-4, 2011, at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
  • Cyril Augustine. Heteronuclear dipolar decoupling in the NMR spectroscopy of solids and liquid crystals using a Phase-Wiggled SWf-TPPM sequence.Symposium on New Developments in NMR and 18th Conference of National Magnetic Resonance Society, February 5-8, 2012, at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Cyril Augustine, James Baben George, Neethu Cyril and M. C. Mary. Nutrient Dynamics in the Destination Sites of Migratory Water Birds: A Preliminary Analysis at the Selected Locations of Tropical Seashores and Lakes, International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management, CWRDM, Calicut, February 19-21, 2014.
  • Cyril Augustine, Karthika A. M. and Philip K. C., Theoretical Prediction of Free Radical Scavenging Capabilities in Biological Antioxidants: a Quantum Mechanical Approach using Density Functional Theory, Advances in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, October 17 -18, 2016.
  • Renimol Raju, Cyril Augustine, James Baben George, Global Climate Change Versus Thermodynamic Feasibilty of Mineral Deposition: Empirical Studies on Biomineralization and Shell Formation among Tropical Aquatic Molluscs, 29th Kerala Science Congress, Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla, January 28-30, 2017.
  • Karthika A. M., Cyril Augustine and Philip K. C., Meta-hybrid functionals in Connection with Density Functional Theory for Better Prediction of Free Radical Scavenging Capabilities in Biological Antioxidants, 29th Kerala Science Congress, Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla, January 28-30, 2017.
  • Anjana S., Cyril Augustine, A Quantum Chemical Approach Using Hartree-Fock Method to disentangle Iron Transfer Mechanisms in Bacteria, Emerging Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (EFCS), International Conference, Farook College (Autonomous), Calicut, September 23-25, 2017.
  • Karthika A. M., Cyril Augustine, Antioxidants for Polymeric Materials, Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM-2018), International Conference, St. Berchmans College (Autonomous), Changanacherry, Kottayam, October 9-10, 2018.
  • Arsha Antony, Cyril Augustine, Chemistry of Bacterial Siderophores, DST-SERB sponsored International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials, (ICAFM-2018), St. Berchmans College (Autonomous), Changanacherry, Kottayam, October 9-10, 2018.
  • Cyril Augustine and Karthika A. M., Free Radical Scavenging by Antioxidants From Fruits: What Do Theoretical Chemists Say? National Seminar on Neoteric Advances in Chemical Sciences (NACS 2018), National Conference, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, October 11-12, 2018.
  • Karthika A. M., Cyril Augustine, Chemical Computations on Natural Antioxidants, Emerging Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (EFSC-2019), International Conference, Farook College (Autonomous), Kozhikode, December 13-15, 2019.
  • Revathy R., Jebin Joseph, Sajini T., Cyril Augustine, Beena Mathew, Microwave -Assisted Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using Leaf, Fruit and Stem Extracts of Hyptis capitata and Evaluation of their Catalytic Efficiency, Neoteric Advances in Chemical Sciences (NACS 2021), University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, December 30-31, 2021.
  • Revathy R., Jebin Joseph, Sajini T., Cyril Augustine, Beena Mathew, Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Leaf Extract of Hyptis Capitata and Evaluation of their Catalytic Efficiency, International Conference on Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ICRTIME 2022), Govt. Engineering College, Karnataka, March 14-15, 2022.
  • Karthika A. M., Cyril Augustine, Estimation of the efficiency of Antioxidants Using Theoretical Protocols, Trends and Innovations in Materials Energy and Sustainability (TIMES-2022), International Conference, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, April 7-8, 2022.
  • Arsha Antony, Cyril Augustine, Iron Aquisition by Bacterial Siderophores, International Conference on Trends and innovations in Materials Energy and Sustainability (TIMES-2022), Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, April 7-8, 2022.
  • Arsha Antony, Cyril Augustine, Coordination of Fe by Bacterial Siderophores: A Theoretical Study, National Seminar on Chemistry: Our life, Our future, NSS Hindu College, Changanacherry, Kottayam, May 5-6, 2022.
  • Revathy, Cyril Augustine, T. Sajini, Nayana Joseph, Catalytic Degradation of Azo-Dyes in Aqueous Systems by Biogenic Nano-Silver particles, National Conference on Biopolymers and Green Composites (BPGC 2022), December 3-4, 2022.
  • Revathy, Cyril Augustine, T. Sajini, On the Degradation of Azo-dyes Catalyzed by Nano-silver Particles, National Conference on Recent Trends in Material Science and Technology (NCMST 2022), Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, December 28-30, 2022.
  • Revathy, Cyril Augustine, T. Sajini, Nayana Joseph, Degradation of Azo-Dyes in Aqueous Systems by Biogenic Nano-Silver Particles, International Conference on Materials for the Millenium (MATCON 2023), Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, January 12-14, 2023.

Invited Talks

  • Protect the Ozone Umbrella; Protect my Planet during World Ozone Day Observance on September 22-23, 2016, at SNG College, Chelannur, Calicut
  • Unravelling Molecular Structures via Nuclear Spins: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy, ACS 2017, CMS College Annual Chemistry Symposium on 8-9th December 2017 at CMS College (Autonomous), Kottayam
  • Basic Sciences: a Miraculous Key for a Glorious Future, Inquistione 2017, An International Seminar on Research Capacity Building for Prospective Bioresearchers, 20-21 December 2017 at Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam

Training Programmes, Workshops and Seminars

  • Refresher Course in Environmental Science, ASC, Calicut University, from July 17 to July 26, 2022
  • NPTEL Online Course: Basics in Inorganic Chemistry, January-February, 2020.
  • Curriculum Designing and Student Centered Learning Methods, NAAC sponsored national seminar, Berchmans College (Autonomous), Changanacherry, January 10-11, 2019
  • Refresher Course in Nano Science, ASC, Calicut University, from November 29 to December 19, 2018
  • Workshop for College Chemistry Students and Teachers, coordinated by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore and Foundation for Capacity Building in Science (FCBS), Trivandrum, at Trivandrum, October 25-27, 2018
  • International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM 2018), DST-SERB Sponsored International Conference, St. Berchmans College (Autonomous), Changanacherry, October 9-10,
  • National Seminar on Recent Challenges and Progresses in Chemistry (RCPC-2018), sponsored by Directorate of Collegiate Education, at Government College, Kasargod, October 4-5, 2018
  • Refresher course in Material Sciences, ASC, Kannur University, July 12-August 01, 2017
  • Workshop on Research Based Pedagogical Tools for Teachers of Undergraduate Colleges, March 10-12, 2016, at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune.
  • Water Quality Management, KSCSTE funded Training Programme for College Teachers, July 16-18, 2014, at Center for Water Resources and Management (CWRDM), Calicut
  • Human Rights Issues in Early Marriage, National Seminar, October 17, 2013, at the University of Calicut
  • Orientation Programme for College Teachers, September-October 2013, Academic Staff College, Calicut University
  • Training cum Motivation Programme for College Teachers, February 3-5, 2012, at Sehiyon Retreat Centre, Kunnamthanam, Changanacherry, organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry
  • Advances in Organic Chemistry, UGC sponsored National Seminar, March 18, 2011, at St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry
  • Novel Synthetic Routes in Organic Chemistry, National Workshop, October 14-15, 2011, at St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry
  • Emerging Frontiers in Materials Chemistry, CSIR sponsored National Workshop, December 2-3, 2011, at St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry
  • International School on Solid-State NMR, organized by the National Facility for High-Field NMR, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, January 4-8, 2010, at Radio Astronomy Centre, Ooty.
  • Chemistry in the New Millennium, National Seminar, July 24-25, 2003, at National Institute of Technology, Calicut

COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Phase-Wiggled Two-Pulse Phase Modulation (PW-TPPM) Programme with Tangential Variations in the Pulse Times: An Evaluation in the NMR of Liquid Crystals and Solids for Heteronuclear Dipolar Decoupling (MRP (S)-1211/11-12/KLMG026/UGC-SWRO KLMG026), University Grants Commission, New Delhi

GUIDED MPhil PROJECTS

  • Anjana S., Chemical Computations on a Selected Bacterial Siderophore, 2018
  • Revathy R., Microwave Assisted Green Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles by the Leaf, Fruit and Stem Extracts of Hyptis Capitata, 2021
  • Gayathri, Chemical Computations on the Thermodynamic Feasibility of Mercury Complexation in Tissues, 2022

GUIDED M.Sc PROJECTS

  • Noorudheen P., Isolation of Curcumin from the Rhizomes of Curcuma longa L. and its Spectroscopic Analysis, 2012.
  • Rajil K., SIMPSON Programming in Chemistry: A Demonstration in Solid-state NMR Spectroscopy, 2012.
  • Neethu M., NMR Spectroscopy for the Structural Analysis of Biomolecules: Illustration using Ala-Gly, a Dipeptide, 2013.
  • Anu Antony, Nutrient Dynamics in the Destination Sites of Migratory Water Birds: A Preliminary Analysis at the Selected Locations of Tropical Seashores and Lakes, 2013.
  • Anisha Augustine, Local Extinction of Aquatic Mollusks in a Chemical Perspective: A Case Study in a Selected Location in Southern India, 2014.
  • Ruby Chacko, Factors Controlling Biomineralization in Aquatic Mollusks: A Case Study at Tropical Brackish Waters, 2014.
  • Aparna, Secondary Structure Calculations on Selected Proteins, 2015.
  • Akshaya K. R., Secondary Structure Calculations on Selected Proteins, 2016.
  • Blessan George (Fr.), Mode of Action of Antioxidants from Fruits: A Theoretical Approach Based on Electronic Structure Calculations, 2018.
  • Christy Thomas, Chemical Computations on a Selected Metal-Phosphine Complex, 2018.
  • Gowri Prasad, Quantitative Determination of the Rate of Photosynthesis in Estuarine Ecosystems, 2019.
  • Agi Kishore, On the Coordination Chemistry of Mono(aminophosphine) derivatives of Selected Metal Hexacarbonyls, 2021.
  • Amala Mary Sebastian, On the Chemistry of Chelation Therapy, 2021.
  • Elza Maria Cyril, Ajith, Chelation of Mercury in Living Tissues: Computations on the Thermodynamic Feasibility of Complex Formation, 2022.

GUIDED BSc PROJECTS

  • Jishnu Prasad, Joseph Abraham, Peter Kuriakose, Photosynthetic Rate Measurements in Aquatic Ecosystems: A Preliminary Analysis, 2012
  • Lijumon Cherian, Secondary Structure Calculations on Selected Proteins, 2015
  • Jishnu, P. G., Akhil Sebastian, Sobin Joseph, Impact of Inorganic Nutrients on the Population of Ciliates in Fresh Water Systems, 2016
  • Aneesh V. Suresh, M. S. Jayakrishnan, Gautham S., Theoretical Calculation of Vibrational Frequencies and IR Spectrum in Vitamin C using Computational Methods, 2017
  • Abin V. Thomas, Sreedeep S., Sreekant K., Empirical Studies on the Absorption of Metals by Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), 2018
  • Krishnadas K. S., Jagat Joy, Akhil Sebastian, Quantitative Determination of the Rate of Photosynthesis in Estuarine Ecosystems, 2019
  • Anand K. George, On the Chemistry of Chelation Therapy, 2021