Research

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2015 

University Research Grant:

Dr. (Mrs.) J. Prabagar (PI), Dr. K. Velauthamurty (CI) and Mr. A. C. Thavaranjit, University Research Grant, Rs. 500, 00.00, “Efficiency of bacterial degradation on used oil contaminated sites”, August 2015 – February 2017.

Dr. G. Sashikesh (PI) and Dr. K. Velauthamurty (CI), University Research Grant, Rs. 499,250.00, “Nutritional analysis of haustorium of Palmyrah (Borassus flabellifer) seed and introduce the new haustorium product into the global market”, January 2016 – December 2017.

Dr. (Miss.) S. Rasalingam (PI), Prof. (Mrs.) M. Senthilnanthanan (CI) and Dr. G. Sashikesh (CI), University Research Grant, Rs. 499,900.00, “Visible light induced hydrogen production using dye sensitized TiO2 materials: A Comparison between natural and synthetic dyes”, October 2015 – September 2016.


2014

IUCN Grant:

Prof. (Mrs.) M. Senthilnanthanan and Dr. (Mrs.) A Sivaruban, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Switzerland under the Mangroves for the Future initiative, Rs. 2,048,310.00, “Development of the Socio-ecological profile of Jaffna lagoon”, June 2014 – July 2015.


2012

NRC Grant:

Dr. P. Abiman (PI) and Dr. P. Iyngaran (CI), National Research Council (NRC) Grant, Rs. 3,740,000.00, “Modification of Carbon Surfaces using organic substrates for Advanced materials and Heavy Metals Uptake”, Dec-2012 – Dec 2016.

KEID Fund:

Dr. (Mrs.) M. Senthilnanthanan, Knowledge Enhancement & Institutional Development Fund (KEID), University of Jaffna, Rs. 226,000.00, “Utilising a novel dye in Solid-state Dye-sensitized Solar Cell for improving its performance”, 2012.

 

2007

FGS Grant:

Dr. (Mrs.) M. Senthilnanthanan, Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Grant, Rs. 149,930.00, “Natural dyes as photosensitizes for dye-sensitized solid-state solar cells”, 2007 – 2008.

Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan, Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Grant, Rs. 100,000.00, “Antifungal activity and photochemical Analysis of Lantana camera, Magnifera indica and cassia alata”, 2007 – 2008.

 

2006

NRC Grant:

Dr. R. Srikaran (PI) and Dr. S. N. Surendran (CI), National Research Council (NRC) Grant, Rs. 700,000.00, “Curicular hydrocarbon profiles to distinguish sibling species in the Anopheles culicifacies and Anopheles subpictus complex”, 2006 – 2008.

NSF Grant:

Dr. K. Pathmanathan (PI), and Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan (CI), National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant, Rs. 3,320,275.00, “Isolation and characterization of novel anti-bacterial and anti-dipterans lead molecule from medicinal plants”, 2006 – 2009.


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Year

Title

Student

Supervisor(s)

2009

Antifungal bioassay and preliminary phytochemical analysis of Curcuma longa

     Ms. K. Vadivelu

Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan 

Mr. A. C. Thavaranjith.

2009

Effect of quality of aquatic habitats on adaptation of Anopheles and biological control of Aedes aegypti mosquito

     Ms.S.Gobika

Dr.(Mrs). M. Senthilnanthanan

Dr. S. N. Surendran

2009

Determination of thermodynamic parameters of weak acids using conductivity method

     Ms.S.Sinthuja

Dr. P. Abiman

2009

Bioassay guided isolation of cassia alata stem bark extract

     Ms.S.Jeyasakthy

Dr. R. Srikaran

Mr. A. C. Thavaranjith.

2009

Determination of thermodynamic functions of acetic acid by using titration method

     Ms.P.Thusanthy

Dr. P. Iyngaran

2009

Feasibility study on the utilization of “Thikkam” distillery waste

     Mr.S.Sivathasan

Dr. K. Velauthamurty

Mr. A. C. Thavaranjith.

2009

Conductivity behavior of sodium chloride in water – isopropanol mixtures at different temperatures

     Mr.S.Kalaichelvam

Dr. P. Iyngaran

2008

Effect of solvent composition and solute concentration on conductivity in Mixed solvent systems.

     Mr. K. Anushan

Dr. N. Sivapalan

2008

Analysis of ground well water and soil samples from selected areas in Valikamam of Jaffna Peninsula

     Ms. S. Sinnathurai

Prof. R. Mageswaran

2008

Antifungal bioassay and Preliminary Phytochemical analysis of Azadirachta indica and Cassia alata

     Ms. T. Sripathy

Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan

Ms. K. Nahmagal

2008

Studies towards the anti fungal activity of rice froth medicinal plants, Rhinacathus nasutus and Pistia stratiotes for Pityriasis versicolor

     Ms. S. Ravichandran

Dr. R. Srikaran

2008

Effect of solvent type, solvent composition and electrolyte concentration on electromotive force on completely miscible binary solvents

     Ms. S. Yoganathan

Dr. N. Sivapalan

2008

Analysis of salt, water and soil samples from selected areas in Jaffna Penisula

     Ms. N. Nagenthiran

Dr. K. Velauthamurty

2008

Reducing hygroscopic nature of Gymnema sylvestre

     Ms.T.Thulasi

Dr.(Mrs). M. Senthilnanthanan

2008

Dye sensitized solar cells based on visible light responsive nanocrystalline TiO2 and natural days

     Ms.B.Kajitha

Dr.(Mrs). M. Senthilnanthanan

2008

Determination of thermodynamic functions of benzoic acid using titration method

     Ms.S.Meera

Dr. P. Abiman

2008

Antifungal Properties of Lantana camara (verbenaceae) and Mengifera indica (Anacardiaceae)

     Mr.R.Mayuran

Dr. T. Manoranjan

2007

Effect of herbal soaps on the growth of skin Bacteria

     Ms. A. Pilvamangalam

Dr. R. Srikaran

Mr. A. C. Thavaranjit

2007

Phytochemical analysis and antifungal properties of some medical plans

     Ms. R. Thangarajah

Dr. T. Manoranjan

2007

In vitro anti bacterial activity and phytochemical analysis centella asiatica and solanum trilobactum

     Ms. M. Selvachandran

Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan

Dr. K. Pathmanathan

2007

Effective of one solute on the solubility of another: Quantitative studies based on polar-polar, polar-ionic & ionic- ionic pairs.

     Ms. E. Sivasubramaniam

Dr. R. Srikaran

Dr. N. Sivapalan

2006

Determination of percentage of organophosphate pesticides in Tobacco leaves and mango fruits in selected areas in Jaffna peninsula

     Ms. K. Thangaraj

 

Dr. (Mrs.)M. Senthilnanthanan

2006

Preparation of new and effective bar soaps from Maduca Longitolia (ILLIPE) and soap nut oils

     Ms. S. Rasalingam

Dr. R. Srikaran

2006

Invitro Antibacterial activity  and phytochemical analysis of Azadiracta indica (Vempu)and Aegle marmelos (Vilvam)

     Ms. Vanathy

Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan

Dr. K. Velauthamurty

2006

Chemical investigation  of STRYCHNUS POTATORUM (LOGANIACEAE)

     Ms. T. Sivapathasundaram

Dr. T. Manoranjan

2006

Comparison of harmful substance in a locally made herbal mosquito coil with the commercially available mosguitocoils & Larvicidal effect of crude extract from ocimum americanum against aedes adegupiti

     Mr. A. Manjeevan

Dr. R. Srikaran

2006

Antifungal activity and Phytochemical analysis of Punica granatum . L (Mathulai) and Solanum nigrum.L Maniththakakalai

     Ms. S. Nagenthiran

Dr. J. Jeyadevan

Dr. K. Pathmanathan

2006

Isolation of chemical constituents and Laxicidal effect of Hemidesmus indicus (Asclepiadaceae)

     Mr. G. Piratheesh

Dr. (Mrs.) M. Senthilnanthanan

2005

Investigation of factors affecting the chloride concentration in selected well water

     Mr. B. Vagulejan

Dr. (Mrs.) M. Senthilnanthanan

2005

Anti malarial and anti bacterial and  anti bacterial activity of Leucas zeylanica (Mudithumpai)

     Ms. K. Kantharajah

Dr. J. Jeyadevan

2005

Chemical analysis of some selected red soil samples in Jaffna peninsula

     Ms. K. Rajendram

Dr. R. Srikaran

 

2005

Larvicidal Activity of crude Extract of Holothuria atra against  Aedes aegypti

     Ms. R. Sivarajah

Dr. R. Srikaran

Dr. S. N. Surendran

2005

Study of Change in chemical and Physical parameters of pond water and soil in farming in Puttalam district, Srilanka

     Mr. S. Srivijeindran

Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan

2004

Analysis of pond water samples from selected ponds in Jaffna municipal council area and ‘Valukki aru’

     Mr. G. Sashikesh

Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan

2004

Quantitative analysis and recovery of silver in photographic waste within the Jaffna municipal council area

     Ms. S. Vijayaruban

Dr.(Mrs). M. Senthilnanthanan

2003

Surfactants from castor oil and their fungicidal effects

     Ms. R. Kuhamoothy

 

2003

Utilization of waste limestone dust, obtained from the limestone grinding mills of Jaffna peninsula, in rubber compounds and paint formulation

     Mr. J. Jeyathesh

Mr. K. Subramanium

2003

Study of change in chemical and physical parameters of soil in prawn farming in puttalam district

     Mr. M. Mariagnanaseelan

Dr. J. P. Jeyadevan

2003

Investigation on the effect of extracts from Terminalia arjuna on larvae of Dengue vectors

     Ms. V. Thuraisamy

Dr. R. Srikaran


 

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