Curriculum Vitae

Controller of Examination


Prof. Dr Manoj N took charge as the Controller of Examination on 01.01.2024. Dr Manoj N joined CUSAT as a Reader in 2006, and he is currently a Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, the UniversityCoordinator of the RUSA scheme of MOE and the Director and Professor in Charge of CUSATECH FOUNDATION, a Section 8 Company managing Technology Business Incubator and Employability and Innovation Hub of CUSAT.

He also serves as the professor-in-charge and Director of CUSATECH FOUNDATION, a company formed under section 8 of the Companies Act 2013 with a mandate to promote entrepreneurship, research, and
innovation among students, alumni, and teachers of CUSAT.

He received his M.Sc. degree in Organic Chemistry from the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India, in 1993 and obtained his PhD in chemistry from NIIST – CSIR, Trivandrum, in 1999. He was a post–doctoral fellow at the Polytechnic University of València, Spain, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, from 2000 to 2006. He was also a visiting fellow at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Hokkaido University, Japan.

His research interests include Photo physics and Photochemistry, Steady-state and time-resolved absorption and emission spectroscopy, Electron Transfer Reactions, Solar energy Harvesting and Organic Synthesis. Under his guidance, seven candidates obtained a PhD, and 13 received an MPhil degree. He has published over 50 articles in international journals and was a Principal Investigator of research projects funded by UGC, ICMR, and DST-GITA.

He currently serves as a member of the Board of Studies in Applied Chemistry, a member of the Faculty of Science, Academic Council, and was an elected member of the University Senate. He is also a member of the board of studies at Calicut University, Mahatma Gandhi University, and a few Autonomous Colleges.He is a life member of the Chemical Research Society of India and the Association of Chemistry Teachers. He has served as a resource person for selecting and training candidates from India for the International Chemistry Olympiad. He was a member of the Indian delegation to the 51st International Chemistry Olympiad held on July 21 – 31, 2019, in Paris, France, and the 55th International Chemistry Olympiad held on July 16 – 25, Zurich, Switzerland.


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