Dr. Vijayakumar Shanmugam
♦ B.Sc.(Agriculture), M.Sc. and Ph.D., Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India.
♦ Department of Bio-Technology - Post Doc Fellow, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune from 2007-2009.
♦ National Science council Post Doc Fellow, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan from 2010-2014.
♦ To design nanoparticles suitable for agricultural practices like nutrient, pest and diseases management.
♦ To develop nanotechnolgy for food preservation with high nutrition quality and minimum chemical intervention.
♦University SRF awarded for PhD (Based on Masters score)
♦Deparment of Biotechnology, GoI - Post Doctoral Award 2010
♦Finalist in Swiss Young Researcher Idea Competition 2016 https://swisslitho.com/young-researcher-idea-competition/
♦Reviewer in Americal Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, Elsevier (top 10 reviewer award 2018 in Elsevier journal) and Springer journals.
♦ Sharma, S.; Biswal, B. K.; Kumari, D.; Bindra, P.; Kumar, S.; Stobdan T. and Vijayakumar, S.* Ecofriendly fruit-switches based on graphene oxide for programed fruit preservatives delivery to extend shelf life. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 18478–18488.
♦Sharma S.; Singh S.; Ganguli A. K. and Vijayakumar, S.* Anti-drift nano-stickers made of graphene oxide for targeted pesticide delivery and crop pest control. Carbon 2017, 115, 781-790.
♦ Luo, C. H.; Vijayakumar, S.* and Yeh, C. S. Nanoparticle biosynthesis using unicellular and subcellular supports. NPG Asia Materials. 2015, 7, e209.
♦Vijayakumar, S.; Selvakumar S. and Yeh, C. S. Near-infrared light-responsive nanomaterials in cancer therapeutics. Chemical Society Reviews. 2014, 43, 6254-87. >280 Citations. (Cover page).
♦ Vijayakumar, S.; Chien, Y. H.; Cheng, Y. S.; Huang, C. C.; Chen, Y. S.; Kumar, U.; Hsu H. F. and Yeh. C. S. Oligonucleotides-Assembled Au Nanorod-Assisted Cancer Photothermal Ablation and Combination Chemotherapy with Targeted Dual-Drug Delivery of Doxorubicin and Cisplatin Prodrug. ACS Applied materials and interfaces. 2014, 6, 4382-93.
♦ Tsai, M. F.; Chang, S. H. G.; Cheng, F. Y.; Vijayakumar, S; Cheng, Y. S.; Su, C. H. and Yeh, C. S. On Design of Au Nanorod as an effective light-absorber in the First and Second Biological Near-Infrared Windows For In vivo Photothermal Cancer Therapy. ACS Nano. 2013, 7, 5330-5342. >180 Citations.
♦ Li, W. P.#; Vijayakumar, S.#; Huang, C. C.#; Huang , G. D.; Huang, Y. K.; Chiu , S. H. and Yeh, C. S. Eccentric Inorganic-polymeric Nanoparticles Formation by Thermal Induced Cross-linked Esterification and Conversion of Eccentricity to Raspberry-like Janus. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1609-1611. (# equally contributed authors).
♦Chien , Y. H.; Tsai , M.F.; Vijayakumar, S.; Sardar, K.; Huang, C. L. and Yeh , C. S. Escape from the destruction of the galvanic replacement reaction for solid->hollow->solid conversion process in one pot reaction. Nanoscale. 2013, 5, 3863-3871.
♦ Vijayakumar, P.S.; Abhilash, O.U.; Khan B. M. and Prasad B. L. V. Nanogold Loaded Sharp Edged Carbon Bullets as Gene Carrier for Plant Genetic Engineering. Advanced Functional Materials. 2010, 20, 2416- 2423.
♦ Vijayakumar, P.S. and Prasad B.L.V. Intracellular biogenic silver nanoparticles for the generation of carbon supported antiviral and sustained bactericidal agents. Langmuir. 2009, 25, 11741–11747.
♦ Prasad B. L. V.; Vijayakumar, P.S.; Abhilash, O.U. and Khan B. M. DNA loaded supported gold nanoparticles, process for the preparation and use thereof US 8759054 B2 Grant PCT number PCT/IN2010/000513.
♦Vijayakumar, P.S.; M. Singh; A.K. Ganguli; Pulkit. Patent filed 201811001751 January 16, 2018. Fertilizer delivery system.
♦ Natarajan, S; Udayasoorian, C.;… Vijayakumar, P.S.; and Kavitha, R.; 2006. Composting technology and organic waste utilization in agriculture. Dept. of Environmental Science, TNAU, Coimbatore ISBN No 978-81-906394-0-8
♦P.S.Vijaya Kumar, Modern farm protection and production strategies based on nanotechnology. 21st Punjab Science congress by Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.7th-9th February 2018.
♦P.S.Vijaya Kumar, Attempts to adopt nanotechnology for the targeted pest and diseases control in crop and crop produce “Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture: From Research To Innovation” TERI Gram, India Habitat Centre, Gurugram, New Delhi. 20th November 2017.
♦P.S.Vijaya Kumar, Nanotechnology in cargo delivery and food processing, “Special lecture on Nano Bio-Materials” at CSIR-CLRI, Chennai, 29th August 2017.
♦P.S.Vijaya Kumar, Nano scale approaches on drug delivery, “Workshop Biactive compounds from medicinal plants: a wealth of novelties and opportunities.” conducted by DMAPR, Indian Council of Agricultural Research station, Gujarat, 1st to 21st Dec 2016.
♦P.S.Vijaya Kumar, Sensors for seed sorting, “Workshop on Sensors for Agriculture & Food Technology” conducted by IIT, Chennai 14th and 15th, July 2016.
Our research work on " anti-drift pesticide carrier", published in Carbon 2017, 115, 781-790, was covered by Rajya sabha TV. The coverage can be watched in the following link (starts at 15 minutes and 5 seconds)
♦Nature club Prof. Kandaswamy trek 1995 Berijam and surrounding (4 day stay and trek)
♦Rotaract club trekking - 2001 [Danishpet (foot hills) to Yercaud (hill top 1623 m elevation)]
♦Anamalai Tiger Reserve wild life censes - 2003 (3 day stay and trek)
CONTACT INFORMATION :
Tel: 0172 - 2210075
Email Id : psvijayakumar(at)inst(dot)ac(dot)in
Office Address :
Institute of Nano Science & Technology
Habitat Centre, Sector - 64, Phase X, Mohali