Re-accredited by NAAC with "B++" Grade



B. Sc. Chemistry University of Kerala 1999
M. Sc. Chemistry Mahatma Gandhi University 2002
Ph.D. Mahatma Gandhi University 2015


∎ Swathy Unnikrishna Pillai Saraswathy , Lekshmi Chandran Pillai Lalitha , Sherifa Rahim , Chithra Gopinath , Simimole Haleema, Sumalekshmy SarojiniAmma, Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein , Review on Synthetic and Pharmacological Potential of Compounds Isolated from Garcinia mangostana Linn, Phytomedicine Plus, 2, 2022, 100253.

∎ Prasad L. Polavarapu, Ernesto Santoro, Cody L. Covington, Jordan L. Johnson, Andrew R. Puente, Nathan D. Schley , Zabeera Kallingathodi , Prasanth C. Prakasan, Simimole Haleema, Annu Anna Thomas, Ibrahim Ibnusaud, How important are the intermolecular hydrogen bonding interactions in methanol solvent for interpreting the chiroptical properties? Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 2021, 247, 119094

∎ Deenamma Habel.; Divya S. Nair.; Zabeera Kallingathodi.; Chithra Mohan.; Sarath M. Pillai.; Rani R. Nair.; Grace Thomas.; Simimole Haleema.; Chithra Gopinath.; Rinshad V.; Abdul,Matthew Fritz.; Andrew R. Puente.; Jordan L. Johnson.; Prasad L. Polavarapu.; and Ibrahim Ibnusaud, Natural Product-Derived Chiral Pyrrolidine-2,5-diones, Their Molecular Structures and Conversion to Pharmacologically Important Skeletons. Journal of Natural Products, 2020, 83, 7, 2178-2190

∎ Osman, S. M.; Abdel-Megied, A. M.; Zain Eldain, M. H,; Simimole, H.; Gopinath, C,; Sumalekshmy, S. and Aboul-Enein, H. Y.; A highly sensitive GC–MS method for simultaneous determination of anacardic acids in cashew (Anacardium occidentale) nut shell oil in the presence of other phenolic lipid derivatives, Biomed Chromatogr , 2019, 33, e4659

∎ Abhijith, B. L.; Moolya Mohan1; David Joseph; Simimole Haleema; Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein; Ibrahim Ibnusaud Capillary zone electrophorsis for the analysis of naturally occurring 2-hydroxycitric acids and their lactones, J. Sep. Sci. 2017;40:3351–3357.

∎ Simimole H.; Sasi, P. V.; Ibnusaud, I.; Polavarapu, P. L.; Kagan, H. B. Enantiomerically pure compounds related to chiral hydroxy acids derived from renewable resources , RSC Advances. 2012, 2, 9257 – 9285

∎ Prasad L. Polavarapu.; Giovanni Scalmani.; Edward K. Hawkins.; Carnelo Rizzo.; Neha Jeirath.; Ibrahim Ibnusaud.; Deenamma Habel.; Divya Sadasivan Nair and Simimole H; Importance of solvation in understanding the chiroptical spectra of natural products in solution phase: Garcinia acid dimethyl ester, J. Nat. Prod. 2011, 74, 321-328.

∎ Susan Varghese.; Salini Thomas.; Simimole H.; Tom Thomas Puthiaparambil and Ibrahim Ibnusaud; Synthesis of enantiopure concave(+)-avenaciolide and (-)- canadensolide skeletons, Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 8209-8212

Research Projects

Title of the ProjectFunding AgencyAmountPeriod
Synthetic modification and photophysical studies of water soluble xanthone based fluorescent molecules derived from naturally occurring α-mangostin KSCSTE( Student Project Completed) Rs.10,000/- 2018

Faculty Advisor: BSc S4 Chemistry

Research Collaborations:

Research collaboration with Prof. Sanjay Malhotra, Stanford School of Medicine, USA -Collaboration Letter (Dr Simimole H.) Prof. Aboul Hassan Einein, National Research Centre, Cairo.TKM research collaboration letter-Prof Hassan