Personal Information
Kaliyamoorthy Selvam

The Noyori Laboratory, Graduate School of Science and Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, Aichi, Nagoya, Japan

Kaliyamoorthy Selvam
Educations
From 2005 to 2011, Doctor of Philosophy , India
From 2001 to 2003, Master of Science , india
From 1997 to 2000, Bachelor of Science , India
Work Experiences
From april 2016 to -, JSPS Postdoctoral fellow , The Noyori Laboratory, Graduate School of Science and Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, JAPAN
From April,2015 to March,2016, RCMS-Postdoctoral Fellow , The Noyori Laboratory, Graduate School of Science and Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, JAPAN
From April,2012 to March,2015, Postdoctoral Fellow , Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry, and Division of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka 560-8531, Japan
Speciality
Solar Energy Conversion
Catalysis based synthesis
Development of solar active photocatalyts for environmental remediation
Heterogeneous catalysis
Organic photochemical reaction and mechanisms
Fluorescent Sensors
Solid-supported Catalysis and Organocatalysts.
Journal Articles
Kaliyamoorthy Selvam, Hirokatsu Sakamoto, Yasuhiro Shiraishi, and Takayuki Hirai, One-pot synthesis of secondary amines from alcohols and nitroarenes on TiO2 loaded with Pd nanoparticles under UV irradiation. New J. Chem 2015, 39, 2467-2473.
Kaliyamoorthy Selvam, Hirokatsu Sakamoto, Yasuhiro Shiraishi, and Takayuki Hirai, Photocatalytic secondary amine synthesis from azobenzenes and alcohols on TiO2 loaded with Pd nanoparticles. New J. Chem 2015, 39, 2856-2860
S. Balachandran, K. Selvam, K. Babu and M. Swaminathan, The simple hydrothermal synthesis of Ag-ZnO-SnO2 nanochain and its multiple applications. Dalton Transactions. 2013, 42, 16365  16374
K. Ravi, K. Selvam, B.Krishnakumar and M. Swaminathan, Photochemical synthesis and antimicrobial screening of some substituted dihydrobenzofurans. Res. Chem. Intermediat. 2013, 38, 23932400
K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan Nano N-TiO2 mediated selective photocatalytic synthesis of quinaldines from nitrobenzenes. RSC Advances 2012, 2 28482855.
K. Selvam, S. Balachandran, R. Velmurugan and M. Swaminathan, Mesoporous nitrogen doped nano titania - A green photocatalyst for the effective reductive cleavage of azoxybenzenes to amines or 2-phenylindazoles in methanol. Appl. Catal. A 2012, 413, 213222.
K. Selvam, B. Sreedhar and M. Swaminathan, Nano Pt-TiO2 for an efficient one-pot photocatalytic synthesis of quinaldines from anilines and ethanol. Res. Chem. Intermed. 2012, 38, 761773.
K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Cost effective one-pot photocatalytic synthesis of quinaldines from nitroarenes by silver loaded TiO2. J. Mol. Catal. A 2011, 351 , 5261.
M. Annadhasan, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, A combined-redox synthesis of 2-alkylbenzimidazoles from 2-nitroanilines by semiconductor photocatalysis. Synthetic Commun., 2012 , 42 ,15001508.
K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Novel redox photocatalyst Pt-TiO2 for the synthesis of 2-methylquinolines from nitroarenes. Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2011, 84, 953959.
K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, An easy one-step photocatalytic synthesis of 1-aryl-2-alkylbenzimidazoles by platinum loaded TiO2 nanoparticles under UV and solar light. Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52, 33863392.
R. Velmurugan, K. Selvam, B. Krishnakumar and M. Swaminathan, An efficient reusable and antiphotocorrosive nano ZnO for the mineralization of Reactive Orange 4 under UV-A light. Sep. Purif. Technol., 2011, 80, 119124.
S. Jothivel, R. Velmurugan, K. Selvam, B. Krishnakumar and M. Swaminathan, Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic activity of sulfated nano titania for degradation of Reactive Orange 4 under UV light. Sep. Purif. Technol., 2011, 77, 245250.
K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, One-pot photocatalytic synthesis of quinaldines from nitroarenes with Au-loaded TiO2 nanoparticles. Catal. Commun, 2011, 12, 389393.
B. Krishnakumar, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Product selectivity in semiconductor mediated dehydrazonation of benzophenone hydrazone. Synthetic Commun, 2011, 41, 19291937.
K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Au-doped TiO2 nanoparticles for selective photocatalytic synthesis of quinaldines from anilines in ethanol. Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51, 4911 4914.
L. Ravichandran, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Mineralization of pentafluorophenol using photo-Fenton processes. Desalination, 2010, 260, 1822.
K. Selvam, M. Annadhasan, R. Velmurugan and M. Swaminathan, Ag-TiO2/clay composite photocatalyst for the oxidation-cyclization of 1,2-diamine compounds with propylene glycol or alcohols. Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2010, 83, 831837.
L. Ravichandran, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Highly efficient activated carbon loaded TiO2 for photodefluoridation of pentafluorobenzoic acid. J. Mol. Catal. A, 2010, 317, 8996.
B. Krishnakumar, K. Selvam, R. Velmurugan and M. Swaminathan, Influence of operational parameters on photomineralization of Acid Black 1 with ZnO. Desalin. Water Treat., 2010, 24, 132139.
A. Vijayabalan, K. Selvam, R. Velmurugan and M. Swaminathan, Photocatalytic activity of surface fluorinated TiO2-P25 in the degradation of Reactive Orange 4. J. Hazard. Mater., 2009, 172, 914921.
K. Selvam, B. Krishnakumar, R. Velmurugan and M. Swaminathan, A simple one-pot nano titania mediated green synthesis of 2-alkylbenzimidazoles and indazole from aromatic azides under UV and solar light. Catal. Commun., 2009, 11, 280284.
B. Muthukumari, K. Selvam, I. Muthuvel and M. Swaminathan, Photoassisted hetero-Fenton mineralization of azo dyes by Fe(II)-Al2O3 catalyst. Chem. Eng. J., 2009, 153, 915.
K. Muthu, K. Selvam, B. Krishnakumar and M. Swaminathan, Energy-efficient regeneration of ketones from oximes using semiconductor photocatalysts. Appl. Catal. A, 2009, 358, 259263.
L. Ravichandran, K. Selvam, B. Krishnakumar and M. Swaminathan, Photovalorisation of pentafluorobenzoic acid with platinum doped TiO2. J. Hazard. Mater., 2009, 167, 763769.
N. Sobana, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Optimization of photocatalytic degradation conditions of Direct Red 23 using nano-Ag doped TiO2. Sep. Purif. Technol., 2008, 62, 648653.
S. Amisha, K. Selvam, N. Sobana and M. Swaminathan, Photomineralisation of Reactive Black 5 with ZnO using solar and UV-A light. J. Korean Chem. Soc., 2008, 52, 6672.
L. Ravichandran, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Photoassisted catalytic cleavage of C-F bond in pentafluorophenol with ZnO and the effect of operational parameters. Aust. J. Chem., 2007, 60, 951956.
K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, A green chemical synthesis of 2-alkyl-benzimidazole from 1,2-phenylenediamine and propyleneglycol or alcohol mediated by Ag-TiO2/clay composite photocatalyst. Chem. Lett., 2007, 36, 10601061.
L. Ravichandran, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Effect of oxidants and metal ions on photodefluoridation of pentafluorobenzoic acid with ZnO. Sep. Purif. Technol., 2007, 56, 192198.
L. Ravichandran, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Photo-Fenton defluoridation of pentafluorobenzoic acid with UV-C light. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, 2007, 188, 392398.
M. Muruganandham, K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, A comparative study of quantum yield and electrical energy per order (EE0) for advance oxidative decolurisation of reactive azo dyes by UV light. J. Hazard. Mater., 2007, 144, 316322.
K. Selvam, M. Muruganandham and M. Swaminathan, Influence of inorganic oxidants and metal ions on semiconductor sensitized photodegradation of 4-fluorophenol. Chem. Eng. J., 2007, 128, 5157.
K. Selvam, N. Sobana, M. Muruganandham and M. Swaminathan, Enhancement of UV-assisted photo-Fenton degradation of Reactive Orange 4 using TiO2-P25 nanoparticles. Sep. Purif. Technol., 2007, 54, 241247.
L. Ravichandran, K. Selvam, M. Muruganandham and M. Swaminathan, Photocatalytic cleavage of C-F bond in pentafluorobenzoic acid with titanium dioxide-P25. J. Fluorine Chem., 2006, 127, 12041210.
K. Selvam, M. Muruganandham and M. Swaminathan, Enhanced heterogeneous ferrioxalate photo-Fenton degradation of Reactive Orange 4 by solar light. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2005, 89, 6174.
A. Vijayabalan, K. Selvam, B.Krishnakumar and M. Swaminathan, Photocatalytic degradation of Reactive Orange 4 by surface fluorinated TiO2 Wackherr under UV-A light. Sep. Purif. Technol. 2013, 108, 5156
R. Velmurugan, K. Selvam, B. Krishnakumar and M. Swaminathan, Solar photocatalytic treatment of gelatin industry effluent: Performance of pilot scale reactor with suspended and supported TiO2.Indian J.Technol.,2015, Article In press
K. Selvam and M. Swaminathan, Facile synthesis of 2-Methylquinolines from Anilines on Mesoporous N-doped TiO2 under UV and Visible light, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry. 2013 , 43, 500  508
Conference Papers
“An efficient co-doped Cd-Ag-ZnO catalyst for the photocatalytic degradation of Acid Black 1”, National Conference on Futuristic Materials organized by Sharda University, Greater Noida during 15th to 17th September, 2011.
“Degradation of azo dye Reactive Red 120 by Au-TiO2 nanocomposite using solar irradiation”, 5th Mid-Year Chemical Research Society of India Symposium in Chemistry organized by National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, India during 23rd and 24th July 2010.
“Product selectivity in semiconductor mediated dehydrazonation of benzophenone hydrazine”, National Conference on the Emerging Areas in Chemistry organized by Department of Studies in Chemistry, University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysore 570 006 during. 31st July and 1st August, 2009.
“Semiconductor mediated regeneration of carbonyl compounds from ketoximes with UV-A and solar light”, National Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry (CTRIC-2008) organized by Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin 682 022 during 18th and 19th January, 2008.
“Enhanced photomineralisation of Reactive Orange 4 on fluorinated titanium dioxide,” 5th Singapore International Chemistry Conference (SICC-5) organized by National University of Singapore, Singapore during 16th to 19th December, 2007.
“Photocatalytic degradation of Acid Violet 7 with ZnO under UV light”, 10th Tamil Congress organized by Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli during 21st to 23rd May, 2010.
“Solar-induced Fenton mineralisation of Acid Yellow 17 by Fe ions incorporated clay composite as a catalyst”, 5th National Symposium and Conferences on Solid State Chemistry and Allied Areas organized by Department of Chemistry, Nagpur University, Nagpur during 28th to 30th November, 2007.
“Photocatalytic cleavage of C-F bond in pentafluorobenzoic acid with ZnO”, International Symposium on Materials Chemistry organized by Chemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai 400 085 during 4th to 8th December, 2006.
“Semiconductor sensitized photodegradation of 4-fluorophenol using TiO2-P25 and ZnO”, 4th National Symposium and Conference on Solid State Chemistry and Allied Areas organized by Goa University, Goa during 1st to 3rd December, 2005.
“Semiconductor mediated photo-Fenton degradation of Reactive Orange 4 with TiO2-P25 using UV-A light”, 2nd Regional CRSI Symposium in Chemistry organized by School of Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, Trichy during 7th and 8th January, 2004.
Honors and Awards
JSPS Postdoctoral fellowship for the period of April, 2016 to March 2017 at The Noyori Laboratory, Graduate School of Science and RCMS, Nagoya University, Japan
RCMS Research Fellowship from April, 2015 to March 2016 at The Noyori Laboratory, Graduate School of Science and RCMS, Nagoya University, Japan
MEXT Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from 2012 to March 2015 at Graduate school engineering Science, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.
Senior Research Fellowship from 01.04.2008 to 30.03.2011 by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India.
University Research Studentship from 01.07.2006 to 30.06.2007 by Annamalai University, India.
Received Professor Mangalam-Endowment Prize Annamalai University, 2007
Received Gold Medal for Best Paper Presentation in ISCAS National Conference at Nagpur University, Nagpur ,India during 28th to 30th November, 2007
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