Department of Chemistry

Total Experience (includes Teaching, Industry & Research)

6.5 years

Areas of  Interest

Supramolecular Chemistry,  Coordination-organometallic Chemistry, Material Chemistry

Courses Handled

Chemistry (E&T students)

Environmental Science (E&T, AHS, BPT/BOT Students)

Degree (Branch)Institution/UniversitySpecializationYear of Passing
Ph.D (Chemistry)Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. DNA Interaction and Antimicrobial Studies on Copper(II), Cobalt(II), Nickel(II) and Zinc(II) Complexes and their Electrochemical Behaviours ” 2016
M.Sc (Chemistry)Bishop Heber College, An Autonomous institution Affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Trichy,Chemistry2012
B.Sc (Chemistry)Bishop Heber College, An Autonomous institution Affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Trichy,Chemistry2010


Dr. T. Arun – Publication

  • Arun and R. Subramanian, Unraveling the Pharmaceutical Benefits of Freshly Prepared Amino Acid-Based Schiff Bases Via DFT, In Silico Molecular Docking and ADMET, J. Fluores. (2022). (Impact factor: 2.33) DOI: 10.1007/s10895-022-02987-2.
  • Arun, R. Antony and S. Theodore David Manikam, A Review on applications of chitosan- based Schiff bases, Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 129 (2019) 615–633. (Impact factor: 8.025).2019 doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.02.047.
  • Arun, R. Subramanian and N. Raman, Novel bio-essential metal based complexes linked by heterocyclic ligand: Synthesis, structural elucidation, biological investigation and docking analysis, J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 154 (2016) 67-76. (Impact factor: 6.814)
  • Arun, R. Paul pandiayn, N. Raman, S.K. Shanuja and A. Gnanamani, Preliminary investigation of DNA interaction and antimicrobial efficacy of 4-amino-2,3-dimethyl-1-phenyl- 3-pyrazolin-5-one incorporated metal complexes. Inter. J. Inor. Bioinor. Chem. 6 (2016) 23-34.
  • Arun, S. Packianathn, M. Malarvizhi, R. Antony and N. Raman, Bio-relevant complexes of novel N2O2 type heterocyclic ligand: Synthesis, structural elucidation, biological evaluation and docking studies. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 149 (2015) 93-102. (Impact factor: 6.814)
  • Arun, S. Packianathn and N. Raman, DNA interaction and efficient antimicrobial activities of 4N chelating metal complexes. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 149 (2015) 160–167. (Impact factor: 6.814)
  • Arun, R. Subramanian and N. Raman, Fluorescence titrations of bio-relevant complexes with DNA: Synthesis, structural investigation, DNA binding/cleavage, antimicrobial and molecular docking studies, J. Fluores. 25 (2015) 1127-1140. (Impact factor: 2.33)
  • Arun, N. Raman, R. Mahalakshmi, S. Packianathan and R. Rajkumar, Metal based pharmacologically active complexes of Cu(II), Ni(II) and Zn(II): Synthesis, spectral, XRD, antimicrobial screening, DNA interaction and cleavage investigation. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 138 (2014) 211-222. (Impact factor: 6.814)
  • Arun, N. Raman, S. Packianathan, R. Mahalakshmi and R. Antony Appraisal of DNA obligatory, DNA cleavage and in vitro anti-biogram efficiency of 9, 10-phenanthrenequinone based metal complexes. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 46 (2014) 263-267. (Impact factor: 3.482)
  • Arun and N. Raman, Antimicrobial efficacy of phenanthrenequinone based Schiff base complexes incorporating Methionine amino acid: Structural elucidation and in vitro bio assay, Spectrochim. Acta. Part A 127 (2014) 292-302. (Impact factor: 4.831)


  • TNSCST Doctoral Project Fellow
  • Institute Post-doctoral fellow at IIT Madras

Dr. T. Arun Workshops / Seminars / FDPs- Attended/Organized

  1. Presented a paper entitled “Amylase inhibition property and biological activity of 9,10- phenanthrenequinone based metal(II) complexes incorporating methionine amino acid”, in the IFCPAR sponsored Indo-French Seminar on Bio-inorganic Approaches to Current Health Problems, organized by the Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India, March 24 – 28,          
  2. Presented a paper entitled, “Metalation of 9,10-phenanthrenequinone based Schiff base with bio-active metal ions: synthesis and physio-chemical investigation”, in the UGC-sponsored National Conference on FRONTIER AREAS IN CHEMISTRY (FAC-2015), organized by the Department of Chemistry, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, Tamilnadu, 26th & 27th February
  3. Presented a paper entitled, “ synthesis, structural elucidation, biological and nuclease activities of Schiff base metal(II) complexes” in the UGC-sponsored National Conference on Recent FRONTIERs in Bioinorganic and Medicinal Chemistry (RFBMC-2015), organized by the Department of Chemistry, Sree Sowdambika College of Engineering, Aruppukottai, Tamilnadu, 27th & 28th November 2015.
  4. Presented a paper entitled ‘In-silico ADMET- Toxicity, Molecular Docking, PASS Analysis and Carcinogen Prediction for 9, 10- phenanthrenequinone based Schiff bases in the National Conference on ADVANCED CHEMISTRY WITH SMART MATERIALS (NCASM – 2022), Organized by Department of P.G. Chemistry Aditanar College of Arts and Science Tiruchendur – 628 216,Tamilnadu, India Marh 25th

Conferences Organized

Convener of the International conference on RECENT TRENTS IN MATERIALS CHEMISTRY conducted  by Department of Chemistry, MS University College, Govindaperi, Tirunelveli May- 2022.

Academic Experience

Assistant Professor

SRM Institute of Science and Technology – Tiruchirappalli, India.

Since June – 2023

Assistant Professor

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University College, Govindaperi, Tirunelveli, India.

July 2019- June 2023

Post –doctoral Fellow

IIT Madras

Nov-2018  to Nov-2019  

Assistant Professor

Madras Christian College

Nov- 2017 to May-2018


Membership in Professional Bodies

  1. Chinese Chemical Society (CCS) Regular member .
  2. Spark Institute of Advanced Science – SIAS RF Professional Member