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Palani Elumalai

Department of Chemistry, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, South Korea

Palani Elumalai
From 07/2007 to 05/2012, Ph.D., in Synthetic Organometallic Chemistry, University of Delhi , Inida
Work Experiences
From 12/2014 to Till date, National Research Foundation Fellow of Korea , University of Ulsan
From 11/2013 to 12/2014, Postdoctoral Fellow , University of Ulsan
From 06/2012 to 11/2013, Postdoctoral Research Associate , University of Delhi
From 12/2014 to 12/2017 Ongoing, “Functionalized supramolecular arene-Ruthenium and Iridium based non-trivial interlocked organic/metal based self-assemblies: and their applications in materials and biomedicines” , Funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-Korea)
Synthetic Biorganometallic, Bioinorganic and Coordination Chemistry
Supramolecular Interlocked and Non-Interlocked Self-assemblies of Platinum Group Metals
Fuctionalised Bio-supramolecular organic and organometallic fuctional bio-nanomateris as a anticancer drugs
Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for gas adsorption and storage materials
Photo-active Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecules
Journal Articles
Elumalai, P.; Jeong, Y. J.; Park, D. W.; Kim, D-W.; Kim, H.; Kang, S. C.; Chi, K.-W.; “Antitumor and biological investigation of doubly cyclometalated ruthenium(II) organometallics derived from benzimidazolyl derivatives”. Dalton Trans., 2016,45, 6667-6673.
#Lee, H.-W.; #Elumalai, P.; Singh, N.; Kim, H.; Lee, S. U.; Chi, K.-W.; “Selective Synthesis of Ruthenium(II) Metalla[2]Catenane via Solvent and Guest-Dependent Self-Assembly”. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 4674-4677. (#these authors contributed equally)
Elumalai, P.; Kanagaraj, R.; Marimuthu, R.; Shankar, B.; Kalita, A. C.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Rhenium(I)-based Bridgeless Double Metallocalix[4]arenes”. Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 11274-11277.
Shankar, B.; Elumalai, P.; Sathiyashivan, S. D.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Spheroid metallocavitands with eight calixareneshaped receptors on surface”. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 10018–10020.
Shankar, B.; Sahu, S.; Deibel, N.; Schweinfurth, D.; Sarkar, B.; Elumalai, P.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Luminescent Dirhenium(I)-Double-Heterostranded Helicate and Mesocate”. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 922‒930.
Shankar, B.; Elumalai, P.; Shanmugam, R.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Neutral heteroleptic rhenium-based M3L3L type metallacycles: Synthesis, structural characterization and DFT/TDFT studies”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2014, 749, 224-232.
Gupta, D.; Shankar, B.; Elumalai, P.; Shanmugam, R.; Mobin. S. M.; Weisser, F.; Sarkar, B.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Synthesis and characterization of a tetrametallic coordination complex of tetrahydroxy-p-benzoquinone”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2014, 754, 59-62.
Elumalai, P.; Thirupathi, N.; Nethaji, M. “The Dual Role of Acetate as a Nucleophile and as an Internal Base in Cycloplatination Reaction of sym N,N,N-Triarylguanidines”. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 1883‒1894.
Elumalai, P.; Rajakannu, P.; Hussain, F.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Design Strategy for Arranging an Aromatic Cyclic Trimer into a Tripodal Molecule”. RSC. Adv. 2013, 3, 2171‒2173.
Shankar, B.; Elumalai, P.; Shanmugam, R.; Singh, V.; Masram. D. T.; Sathiyendiran, M. “New class of supramolecular coordination complexes based on neutral oxygen donor bridging ligands”. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 10217-10219.
Rajakannu, P.; Elumalai, P.; Shankar, B.; Hussain, F.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Rhenium(I) based metallocalix[4]arenes decorated with free functionalized benzimidazolyl unit”. Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 11259‒11362.
Rajakannu, P.; Elumalai, P.; Hussain, F.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Rhenium-based Bicyclic Supramolecule with Calixarene-shaped Bowls”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 725, 1‒4.
Elumalai, P.; Thirupathi, N.; Netaji. M. “Six-membered [C,N] cyclopalladated sym N,N′,N″-tri(4-tolyl)guanidines: Synthesis, reactivity studies and structural aspects”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 741-742, 141‒147.
Shankar, B.; Elumalai, P.; Hussain, F.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Synthesis and Characterization of Tetragonal Prismatic π-stacked Metallacycles”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 732, 130‒136.
Kanchithalaivan, S.; Sivakumar, S.; Ranjith Kumar, R. Elumalai, P. “Four-component domino Strategy for theCombinatorial Synthesis of novel 1,4-dihydropyrano[2,3-c]pyrazol-6-amines”. ACS, Comb. Sci., 2013, 15, 631-638.
Manoharan, S.; Ramkumar, S.; Elumalai, P.; Anandan, S. “One-pot synthesis of metal free organic dyes containing different acceptor moieties for fabrication of dye sensitized solar cells”. Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 3132‒3136.
Rajakannu, P.; Elumalai, P.; Mobin, S. M.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Hard and Soft-Donor Decorated Rhenium Based Calx[4]arene-Shaped Metallomacrocycles”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 743, 17‒23.
Shankar, B.; Elumalai, P.; Jackmil, P. J.; Pramod, K.; Singh, S.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Synthesis of rhenium-based M2LL’-type supramolecular coordination complexes from flexible ligands”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 743, 109‒113.
Shankar, B.; Elumalai, P.; Sathiyendiran, M. “Synthesis of a polynuclear complex possessing four spatially arranged rhenium units”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2013, 36, 109‒112.
Behera, S.K.; Elumalai, P.; Sathiyendiran, M.; Krishnamoorthy, G. "Exclusive excited state intramolecular proton transfer from a 2-(2′-hydroxyphenyl) benzimidazole derivative" RSC Adv., 2016,6, 59708-59717.
Shankar, B.; Arumugam, R.; Elumalai, P.; Sathiyendiran, M. "Rhenium (I)-Based Monocyclic and Bicyclic Phosphine Oxide-Coordinated Supramolecular Complexes" ACS Omega, 2016, 1, 507–517
Sivalingam, Y.; Elumalai, P.; Yuvaraj, S.V.J.; Magna, G.; Sowmya, V.J.; Paolesse, R.; Chi, K.-W.; Kawazoe, Y.; Natale, C.D. "Interaction of VOCs with pyrene tetratopic ligands layered on ZnO nanorods under visible light" J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2016, 324, 62–69
Behera, S. K.; Murkherjee, A.; Sadhuragiri, G.; Elumalai, P.; Sathiyendiran, M.; Kumar, M.; Mandal, B. B.; Krishnamoorthy, G. "Aggregation induced enhanced and exclusive highly Stoke shifted emission from an intramolecular proton transfer exhibiting molecule" Faraday Discuss., 2017,196, 71-90
Honors and Awards
2014-2017: National Research Foundation Fellow of Korea (NRF-Fellow)
2014-2015: Post-doctoral Senior Research Fellow (ESHRC-Fellow)
2013-2014: Post-doctoral Fellow (Korean BK-21-Fellow)
2012-2013: Postdoctoral Research Associate (CSIR-India)
2008-2012: University Research Fellowship (USIC-DU, INDIA)
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