Dr. Prajina O. K.

Designation: Assistant Professor
Education:  MSc, Ph.D

Professional Experience
Teaching: 4.5 years

Research: 5 years

UG  : B.Sc Chemistry (Nirmalagiri College, Kannur)
PG  : M.Sc Hydrochemistry (Cochin University of Science and Technology)

PhD: Chemistry (Bharathidasan University)

International Journals

  1.  Crystal structures of salts and cocrystal of 1,3,5‑triazine derivatives with thiophene carboxylic acid derivatives: an investigation on supramolecular interactions (O. K. Prajina, P.T. Muthiah and F. Perdih, SN Appl.Sciences. (2019).1,1298.
  2.  Supramolecular interactions in the 1:2 co-crystal of 4,4-bipyridine and 3-chlorothiophene-2-carboxylic acid (O.K   Prajina, P. T. Muthiah and D.K. Geiger,  Acta Cryst. (2016). E72, 1362-1365.
  3. Supramolecular interactions in a 1:1 co-crystal of acridine and 3-chlorothiophene-2-carboxylic acid (O. K  Prajina, P. T. Muthiah and F. Perdih,  Acta Cryst. (2016). E72, 659–662.

Conference Proceedings

  1.  Crystal structure and supramolecular architectures of uranyl organic hybrid material with 3-chloro thiophene-2-carboxylic acid (O. K. Prajina, S. Bouacida, D. K. Geiger, H. Merazig, and P. T. Muthiah, AIP Conference Proceedings. (2019). 2162, 020059
  2. Supramolecular Architectures in Salts of Thiophene Carboxylic Acids with Nitrogenous Bases ((O. K. Prajina, M. Suresh Babu, D. K. Geiger and P. T. Muthiah, AIP Conference Proceedings. (2021). 2369, 020096

Conference Presentations

  1. International Conference on advanced materials – ICAM2019 held at Nirmalagiri College, Kannur during June 14-16 2019. 
  2. 31st Kerala Science Congress, held at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam during February 2-3 2019.
  3.  International Conference on Chemical and Environmental Research (ICCER 2017) held at Jamal Muhamed College, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu held on 7th January 2017.
  4. National conference on ‘Research advance in Material sciences and Applications (RAMSA’16)’ held at Anna University, Bharathidasan Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu conducted during 19-20 august 2016.
  5. National Symposium on ‘X-ray Diffraction and Recent Advances in Crystallography’ at Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu during 27-28 February 2015.


  1. Short term course on Pedagogical innovations and research directions in STEM education, Sponsored by AICTE -QIP and organised by Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai,   from 25/02/2019 to 02/03/2019. 
  2. Faculty Development Programme Psychiatry an Overview, NPTEL – AICTE, Jan – Feb 2019.
  3. Faculty Development Programme on Transformation in Engineering Education, Sponsored by APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and organised by  Saintgits College of Engineering, From 17/04/2018  to 21/04/2018
  4. NPTEL Online Certification on Chemical Crystallography Jul-Oct 2018
  5. NPTEL Online Certification on Coordination Chemistry, Jul-Oct 2017


  •     Life Member ISTE
  •     Life Member Association of Chemistry Teachers

Research Interest

  •   Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
  • Supramolecular Chemistry 


  1. Qualified Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test for Assistant Professors (TNSET 2017
  2. Research Fellowships in Science for meritorious students by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Government of India from 2013 to 2018.
  3. First prize in oral presentation in national conference ‘Research advance in Material sciences and Applications (RAMSA’16) held at Anna University, Bharathidasan Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu conducted during 19-20 August 2016.
  4. One month onboard training during Swath Bathymetric Multibeam Survey (SK-275) in National flagship ORV Sagar Kanya from 12thAugust 2010 to 13thSeptember 2010.

Contact Details

Ph: 9446986365