Dr. Ajish K.R

Dr. Ajish K. R.

Assistant Professor
Email: [email protected]


  • BSc., MG University, 2003
  • MSc., MG University, 2006
  • B.Ed., MG University, 2007
  • Ph.D., CSIR-NIIST Thiruvananthapuram, 2015

Area of Specialization

  • Chemistry of Natural Products (Phytochemistry)
  • Synthetic Organic chemistry
  • Carbohydrate Chemistry
  • Best Paper Award at 24t h Swadeshi Science Congress (SSC-2014), Thunjath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, Tirur, Malappuram, 2014.
  • Best Paper Award at National Conference on Recent Advances in Spectroscopy, M. A. College, Kothamangalam, 2014.
  • Best Paper Award at 23 rd Swadeshi Science Congress (SSC-2013), M. G. University, Kottayam, 2013.
  • Best Paper Award at International Seminar on “Molecular Secrets of Plant Medicines (MSPM 2013) CMS College, Kottayam, 2013.
  • Best Paper Award at National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences (ETCS-2013), University of Kerala, Kariavattom, 2013.
  • II nd rank, MSc Applied Chemistry, M.G. University, 2004-2006.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award by Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Cambridge at International Conference on Tropical Plants and Molecular Design, held at TKM College Kollam 2017
  • Phytochemical Analysis and Biological Evaluation of Rhizomes of Zingiber zerumbet Smith, Ajish K.R. and K.V. Radhkrishnan, International conference on Tropical Plants and Molecular Design, TKM College Kollam, 14 and 15 February 2017 [Best Paper Award by Royal Chemical Society]
  • Isolation, Synthetic Transformations and Biological Evaluation Of Zerumbone From Zingiber Zerumbet, Ajish K. R. And K. V. Radhakrishnan, “Prof. K V Thomas Endowment International Symposium on New Trends in Applied Chemistry (Ntac – 2017)” 09 – 11 February 2017

My major research areas are

  • Isolation, characterization and synthetic modifications of Phytochemical from various
  • medicinal plants found in Kerala and their biological evolution
  • Transition metal catalyst mediated synthesis of bioactive molecules
  • Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of glycohybrids
  • CH1CO1 Organometallics and Nuclear Chemistry
  • AP3C09 Advanced Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • AP3C11 Essential Oils and Aromatics