Dr. Jayanthy S. Panicker
M.Sc., PhD.
Kalavoor P.O.,
Kerala, India

June 2019 – Mar 2020 Department of Chemistry, Santana Dharma College, Alappuzha (Guest Faculty)

June 2012- Dec 2012 CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum (Project Assistant)

CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum,
Jan 2014- Jan 2020
PhD in Chemical Sciences

Thesis title: “Synthesis and Study of Organic Semiconducting Small Molecules for Photovoltaic Application” 

School of Chemical Sciences, MG University Campus , Kottayam
2010 – 2012
M. Sc in Organic Chemistry (CGPA: 7.85/10, Third rank)

Thesis Title: “Synthesis and characterization of thiolated viologen derivatives for the application of hydrogen production via photo-induced electron transfer”



2020  – Trifluoromethyl-Directed Supramolecular Self-Assembly of fullerenes: Synthesis, Characterization and Photovoltaic Applications; Sachin Thawarkar, Puvvala Nagarjuna, Anirban Bagui,                       Ramanuj Narayan, Jayanthy S Panicker, Vijayakumar C. Nair and Surya Prakash Singh*; Chem. Select, 2020,5,1115-1121 

2017     Self-Assembled Organic Materials for Photovoltaic Application; Tanwistha, Ghosh, Jayanthy S. Panicker and Vijayakumar C. Nair*; Polymers 2017, 9, 112.  

2016     (a) Thiophene-bithiazole based metal-free dye as DSSC sensitizer: Effect of coadsorbents on photovoltaic efficiency; Jayanthy S Panicker, Bijitha Balan,* Suraj Soman,* Tanwistha Ghosh                         and Vijayakumar C. Nair; J. Chem. Sci. 2016, 128, 101-110.

             (b) Understanding structure-property correlation of metal-free organic dyes using interfacial electron transfer measurements ; Jayanthy S Panicker, Bijitha Balan,* Suraj Soman,* and                               Vijayakumar C. Nair Solar Energy, 2016, 139, 547-556.

             (c) Synthesis and Optoelectronic properties of Thiophene based semiconducting Oligomers; Bijitha Balan,* Jayanthy S Panicker, Shinji Nagasawa, Akinori Saeki,* and Vijayakumar C. Nair;                      Chem. Select, 2016,1,6872-6879. 

Conference participation

Nov 2014  8th Asian Photochemistry Conference, at Trivandrum  

Feb 2016  18th CRSI National symposium in Chemistry’, at  Panjab University, Chandigarh  

July 2016  National Conference on Material  Science and Technology’ at IIST, Trivandrum 

Jan 2017    Short Course on Polymer Science & Indo-Japan Joint Symposium on Polymeric Materials at The Residency Tower, Thiruvananthapuram, 

Sep 2018    ‘8th East Asia  Symposium on Functional Dyes and Advanced Materials’, at  CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum 

Feb 2019   MRSI- AGM 2019’ at IISC, Bangalore 

Mar 2019   ‘National Seminar on Advanced Functional Materials for Analytical, Environmental and Biomedical Applications-NSAFM-2019’ at Kerala University, Trivandrum