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 Dr. Renuka N.K
 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
 

Address: Office : Department of Chemistry, University of Calicut, Kerala-673 635

Residence : Neeroli Kizhakayil House, Mokeri, Panoor, Kannur, Kerala – 670692

Phone :Office: 0494-2407413*414 Mobile : (+91) 9447647790

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Qualifications : M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D.

Specialization : Material Science, Catalysis
 
POSITIONS HELD:
  1. Co-ordinator, Erudite Lecture Programme, University of Calicut
  2. Co-ordinator, Frontier Lecture Programme, University of Calicut
  3. Warden, Calicut University Ladies’ Hostel
  4. Warden, Ladies’ Hostel, Calicut University Institute of Engineering and Technology
PROJECT HANDLED:
  • Title : Studies on the catalytic activity of Mesoporous metal oxides for automotive exhaust gas purification
  • Duration :(2010-2013)
  • Funding Agency :Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment
 

PUBLICATIONS : 45

Journals : 25

Conference Proceedings : 20

 
Publications - Journals
  • T.V. ArshaKusumam, ThasleenaPanakkal, T.Divya, M.P.Nikhila, M. Anju, K.Anas, N.K. Renuka, Morphology controlled synthesis and photocatalytic activity of zinc oxide nanostructures, Ceramics International, 42(2016) 3769

  • Renuka, N.K., Harsha, N.,Divya, T.Supercharged ceria quantum dots with exceptionally high oxygen buffer action, RSC Advances, 5 (49) (2015) 38837

  • Anju, M., Renuka, N.K., A novel template free synthetic strategy to graphene-iron oxide nanotube hybrid, RSC Advances, 5 (96) 2015, 78648

  • Divya, T., Renuka, N.K., Modulated heterogeneous Fenton-like activity of 'M' doped nanoceria systems (M = Cu, Fe, Zr, Dy, La): Influence of reduction potential of doped cations, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 408 (2015) 41

  • Harsha, N., Krishna, K.V.S.,Renuka, N.K., Shukla, S. Facile synthesis of γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles integrated H2Ti3O7 nanotubes structures as magnetically recyclable dye-removal catalyst, RSC Advances, 5 (38)(2015)30354

  • Renuka, N.K., Divya, T.,Jency Mohan, T., A facile route to ceria nanocubes, Materials Letters, 141 (2015) 107 

  • N.K. Renuka,| K. Anas, C.U. Aniz, Synthesis, characterisation and activity of SBA-16 supported oxidation catalysts for CO conversion, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 36 (8)(2015) 1237

  • Renuka, N.K., Shijina, A.V., Praveen, A.K., Aniz, C.U., Redox properties and catalytic activity of CuO/γ-Al2O3 meso phase, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 434 (2014) 195

  • N. K. Renuka, A.K. Praveen, K.K. Aravindakshan, Synthesis and characterization of Mesoporous anatase TiO2 with highly crystalline framework, Materials Letters, 91 (2013) 118

  • N. K. Renuka, A.K. Praveen, C.U. Aniz, Ceria rhombic microplates: Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 169 (2013) 35

  • N. K. Renuka, A.K. Praveen, K.K, K. Anas, Influence of CTAB molar ratio in tuning the texture of rice husk silica intoMCM41andSBA-16, Materials Letters, 109(2013) 70

  • N. K. Renuka, A.V.ShijinaA.K.Praveen, Synthesis, characterisation, and CO oxidation activityof M/Al2O3 mesophase catalysts(M=Ce, V,Cu), Materials Letters 113(2013)96

  • Renuka N. K., Structural characteristics of quantum-size ceria nanoparticles synthesized via simple ammonia precipitation, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 513 (2012) 230

  • Renuka, N.K., Shijina, A.V.,Praveen, A.K., Mesoporous γ-alumina nanoparticles: Synthesis, characterization and dye removal efficiency, MaterialsLetters, 82 (2012)42–44

  • Renuka N. K., A green approach for phenol synthesis over Fe/MgO systems, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 316 (2010) 126

  • A.V. Shijina, N.K. Renuka, Single step conversion of benzene to phenol using hydrogen peroxide over modified V2O5-Al2O3 sytems, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 98(2009)139

  • A. V. Shijina, N.K. Renuka, Hydrogen peroxide oxidation of toluene over V/Al systems, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 94 (2008) 261

  • S. Sugunan, N.K. Renuka, Oxidative dehydrogenation of benzene over La and Dy supported vanadaia, Indian Journal of Chemistry, 41A(2002) 1177

  • S. Sugunan, N. K. Renuka, Oxidative dehydrogenation of ethylbenzene over Sm2O3-V2O5 system, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 75 (2002) 463

  • S. Sugunan, N. K. Renuka, Catalysis of ethanol decomposition over rare earth oxide supported vanadia, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 76,1 (2002) 171.

  • S. Sugunan, N.K. Renuka, Surface properties and catalytic activity of vanadaia supported over samaria, Indian Journal of Chemistry, 41 A (2002) 304

  • S. Sugunan,N. K. Renuka , Effect of vanadia on physico-chemical and catalytic characteristics of dysprosia, Indian Journal of Chemistry, 41 A (2002) 692.

  • S. Sugunan,N. K. Renuka , Catalysis of C-alkylation of phenol using V2O5-La2O3 system, Indian Journal of Chemistry, 40A (2001) 191

  • S. Sugunan, N. K. Renuka, A. R. Koshy, S. M. Varghese, C. G. Ramankutty, Acid base properties and catalytic activity of vanadium pentoxide supported on cerium oxide, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 67, 2 (1999) 267

  • S. Sugunan, D. John, N. K. Renuka, M. Varghese, K. Sreekumar, C. G. Ramankutty, Electron donor properties and catalytic activity of Manganese ferrospinels, Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 66, 1 (1999) 39
 
RESEARCH GUIDANCE :
  • Ph. D. Degree : Awarded Degree : 2
  •                          In progress : 6
  • M.Phil. Degree : Awarded Degree : 4
  •                          In progress : 1
MEMBERSHIP/PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  •  Life Member, Chemical Research Society of India
MEMBERSHIP IN THE UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC BODIES:
  1. Member, Board of Studies (UG & PG) in Polymer Chemistry, University of Calicut
  2. Member, Board of Examiners, Mangalore University
  3. Member, Board of Examiners, Kannur University
  4. Member, Board of Examiners, Cochin University of Science and Technology
  5. Member, Research Admission Committee, University of Calicut
 
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