Address : Department of Chemistry
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Dharhan 31261, Saudi Arabia
Current position: Assistant Professor, from sep-2009
Lecturer., National University of Singapore, 2006-Augest-2009
Instructor., National University of Singapore, 2005-2006.
Post Doc., National University of Singapore, 2004-2005
Research Assistant., National University of Singapore: 2002-2004
Ph.D., National University of Singapore, 2005;
M.Sc., Baharathidasan University., 1994; India.
B.Sc., Madras University., 1992, India.
Industrial experience: 5 years:
Production manager in a Textile/leather processing industries
Number of research projects supervised/co-supervised
- undergraduate – 20 projects
- Honours 40-projects
- MSc (course work students) 30-projects
- PhD (co supervised) 3 students
Research Awards (best paper award):
9th International Symposium on Advance in Extraction Technologies, Alesund, Norway, June-2007
The 8th Asian Conference on Analytical Sciences (Asianalysis -2005), Taipei, Taiwan, October-2005.
International Chemistry Olympiad:
Mentor for Singapore Olympiad team 2006-2008
National Level Competition:
- Mentor for Singapore National Chemistry Olympiad completion 2006-2008
- Coordinator for Singapore Chemical Science Fair (yearly event)-2008-
- Coordinator for National Science Challenge (2007)
Student Enrichment Programs:
Coordinator for European Immersion Program-2009 (organizing a student enrichment trip to Hungary, Slovenia and Austria research universities on May-June-2009).
 Organized a two days workshop for Junior college school teachers on “Basic Chromatography” at Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore, June 21-22, 2006.
 Organized a one-day workshop on “Novel on-site sample preparation for environmental analysis” for environmental chemist and educators at Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore. September-10, 2007
 Conducted a one-day workshop on “Gas Chromatography made-easy” organized by the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry at Matrix, Bio-police, Singapore. November-20, 2007.
 Organized “National Science Challenge competition” for school students “Analysis Breath-using functional Nanomaterials” (for the first time National University of Singapore is involved in this activity, it was telecasted in National Channels), August-3, 2007.
 Conducted one-day workshop on “Liquid-phase microextraction for biomedical applications” organized by the University of Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. May-25, 2008.
 Conducted a one day symposium on “Preparation for International Chemistry Olympiad” for the Junior College teachers which was organized by Singapore National Institute of Chemistry at Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore. October-2, 2008.
 Conducted on-day workshop on “Find your soul mate” and “Determination of Sex Hormones in the Environment” for Junior College students at Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore. November-13, 2008
 Art of Chemistry: Magic of Chemistry experiments were conducted to promote Chemistry at School level on 07-March-2009 in conjunction with NUS-Art Festival at Chemistry Department, NUS.
Manager for Agilent-NUS training centre 2006-2007
-to conduct CHROMATOGRAPHY training for the Agilent’s customers (Asia pacific region).