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Dr. K. Girish Kumar

Activities

ADMINISTRATION

  • Presently serving as Head, Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology [From November 2016 onwards (rotation)
  • Head, Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology [(2007-2010) (rotation)]
  • Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, CUSAT
  • Former  Chairman, Board of Studies in Chemistry, CUSAT
  • Former Member, Senate, CUSAT
  • Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, CUSAT
  • Member, Academic Council, CUSAT
  • Member, Faculty of Science, CUSAT
  • Member, Research Advisory Committee,  Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi 

MEMBERSHIP (Academic and Research Bodies)

1.      Member, Editorial board, Journal of Biosensors and Bioelectronics,USA

2.      Fellow of Indian Chemical Society.

3.      Vice President , Indian Society for Electro Analytical Chemistry (ISEAC)

4.  Former Member, Executive Committee, Central Instrumentation Centre, M.G. University, Kottayam, India

5.  Member, Executive Committee, Advanced Centre of Envirnmental Studies and Sustainable Development, M G University, Kottayam,Kerala

6.      Former Member, Governing Council, Inter University Centre for Nano Materials and Devices, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

7.      Former Member, Advisory Committee, Centre for Science in Society, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

8.      Member, Editorial Board, “Science Communicator” Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

9.      Member, American Nano Society

10.   Member NAAC Peer Team

11.   Member, National Acadamic Committee, Childrens Science Congress,Govt.of India

12.   Member,Governing body & General body,Vigyan Prasar- An Autonomous organisation under Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

13.   Member,National steering committee –Rashtriya  Avishkar Abhiyan,Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India

14.   UGC NOMINEE to  Advisory Committee, B.V.V Sangha’s Basaveshwar Science College, Bagalkot,Karnataka (College with Potential for Excellence(CPE))

15.  UGC NOMINEE to  Advisory Committee, St.Josephs College, Devagiri, Kozhikkod B.V.V Sangha’s Basaveshwar Science College, Bagalkot,Karnataka (College with Potential for Excellence(CPE))

16.  UGC NOMINEE to  autonomy extention committee of Govt.Arts and Science College,Coimbatore 

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

¨    Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, Amritha Viswavidhya Peetham, Coimbatore, India.

¨    Member, Board of Studies , Alagappa University,Karaikkudi,Tamil Nadu

¨   Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, Gandhigram Rural University, Tamil Nadu, India.

¨  Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, Maharajas College (AUTONOMOUS), Ernakulam

¨    Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, Vimala College (AUTONOMOUS), Trissur.

¨    Former Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry, Kerala Central University,Kasargod.

¨     Delivered a number of lectures in various colleges and universities.

¨     Ph. D thesis evaluator and examination board member of different universities.

¨     Served as UGC expert committee member for the selection of Commonwealth fellows.

¨  Served/serving as resource person in refresher courses conducted by different universities /colleges.

¨     Former member, Board of Editors, International Journal of Chemistry, Canada.

¨     Coordinator, “SASTHRAYAN” a programme conducted by CUSAT to showcase the research result of the university to peoples representatives and public (2016).

PEER REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS

¨     Talanta

¨     Analyst

¨     Indian Journal of Chemistry

¨     Indian Journal of Chemical Technology

¨     Bioresource Technology

¨     Applied Organometallic Chemistry

¨     Journal of Applied Polymer Science

¨     International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry

¨     Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

¨     Sensor Letters

¨     Drug Testing and Analysis

¨     Monatshefte für Chemie 

SEMINARS/CONFERENCES ORGANISED

1. Co-Convener, National seminar on Newer Vistas in Bio-Active agents, Gandhigram          University, Tamil Nadu (1999).

2.  Convener, Matcon, Cochin University of Science and Technology (2001).

3.  Coordinator, UGC sponsored refresher course for college teachers, Cochin University of Science and Technology (2002).

4. Chairman, National Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology (2008).

5. Chairman, International Conference on Materials (MATCON 2010),Kochi, January 2010.

6. Served/Serving as member of organising/ advisory Committee of different conferences/seminars.

7. Convener International Conference on Materials for the Millenium (MATCON 2016),Kochi, January14-16. 

SCIENCE POPULARISATION PROGRAMMES ORGANIZED

¨    Conducted an all Kerala Chemistry Quiz competition for PG chemistry students in the year 2007 with the support of KSCSTE.

¨   Conducted a unique programme Magic of Chemistry (chemistry made easy) for Govt. and aided school students during 2008 with the support of Science & Technology museum, Govt. of Kerala.

¨    Conducted a one day seminar in connection with National Science Day celebrations during 2009 with the support of KSCSTE.

¨   Coordinator, Inculcate programme of Govt. of Kerala, conducted at CUSAT for 3 years.

¨     Coordinated CSIR- NET National Exam at Cochin centre for Four Times

¨    Chairman, sasthraprathibha matsaram conducted by Swadeshi Science Movement, Kerala for Four times.

¨     Convenor, Swadeshi Science Congress, M. G.University, Kottayam 2013.       

¨   Coordinator, Children’s Science Congress, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Hyderabad Region.

¨    Published  articles and a book on general topics.

¨    Chief Coordinator, Guinness World Record Breaking Event “Largest Practical Science Lesson” held at IIT Delhi organized in connection with India International Science Festival, December 7. 2015.

¨     Chief Coordinator, Guinness World Record Breaking Event “Largest Biology Lesson” held at ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI organized in connection with India International Science Festival ,October 14, 2017.