Prof. Marappan Velusamy

Designation: Professor

Department of Chemistry Department

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.
  • M.Sc., National College, Tiruchirappalli.

Areas of Interest / Specialization:

Organic Materials and Bio-Inorganic Chemistry

Experience:       

  1. Associate Professor (May 2013 onwards): Department of Chemistry, North Eastern Hill University, India
  2. Research Staff (April 2010 – April 2013): Centre for Organic Photonics and Electronics (COPE), University of Queensland, Australia
  3. Postdoctoral Fellow (April 2004 - April 2010): Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.
  4. Swiss Federal Commission Fellow (October 2002 - April 2004): University of Geneva, Switzerland.
  5. Research Fellow (November 2001 - June 2002): Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

Research Group

Past Members

  1. Dr. Themmila Khamrang, Assistant Professor, C. I. College, Manipur
  2. Dr. Larica Pathaw, Shillong College, Meghalaya
  3. Dr. Winaki P Sohtun

Present Members

  1. Ms. Kakoli Malakar
  2. Ms. Collinica C Syiemlieh
  3. Mr. Banmankhraw Dkhar
  4. Mr. Kishor Ghimirev Sharma
  5. Ms. Ibanpynhunlang Passi
  6. Ms. Smritee Rekha Hazarika

Awards

  1. Australian Nanotechnology Network Research Funding towards attendance at the 3rd International Organic Excitonic Solar Cell Conference, September, 2012, Brisbane, Australia.
  2. New Staff Research Start-up Fund, 2010-2012, The University of Queensland, Centre for Organic Photonics and Electronics (COPE), Australia.
  3. Taiwan National Science Council Post Doctoral Fellowship, 2004-2010, Prof. Jiann T. Lin’s Research Group, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.
  4. Swiss Federal Commission Fellowship, 2002-2004, awarded by Swiss Federal Commission, Switzerland
  5. Research Fellowship, 2001-2002, Prof. Sunney I. Chan’s Research Group, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  6. Senior Research Fellowship, 1998-2001, awarded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India
  7. Junior Research Fellowship, 1997-1998, awarded by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India

Research Projects

  1. Phosphorescent Iridium Dendrimers Based on Imidazole Containing Conjugated Dendrons.
    Sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC), Major Project, India.
  2. Cyclometalated platinum-based triplet emitters for OLED applications, SERB, DST, India.

Research Projects

  1. Phosphorescent Iridium Dendrimers Based on Imidazole Containing Conjugated Dendrons. Sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC), Major Project, India.
  2. Cyclometalated platinum-based triplet emitters for OLED applications, SERB, DST, India.

Publications

Citations 3459
h-index 27
i 0 index: 42

Book Chapters

  • Molecular Pharmacology and Pathology of Strokes, New Therapeutic Agent against Arterial Thrombosis: An Iridium(III)-Derived Organometallic Compound, Edited by Joen-Rong Sheu, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-03897-541-0.
  • Plant Natural Products for Human Health, Novel Therapeutic Agent against Platelet Activation In Vitro and Arterial Thrombosis In Vivo by Morin Hydrate,  Edited by Chun-Tao Che and Hongjie Zhang, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-03897-712-4.

List of Publications

89. Pterostilbene, a Dimethylether Analogue of Resveratrol, Possesses High Potency in the Prevention of Platelet Activation in Humans and the Reduction of Vascular Thrombosis in Mice, W. -C. Huang, J. -C. Liu, C. -W. Hsia, T. -H. Fong, C. -H. Hsia, O. -T. Tran, M. Velusamy, C. -H. Yang, J. -R. Sheu, J. Agric. Food Chem. 2021, 69, 4697.

88. Fixation of atmospheric CO2 as C1-feedstock by Nickel(II) complexes, S. Muthuramalingam, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, Dalton Trans., 2021, 50, 7984.

87. N,N-Ru(II)-p-cymene-poly(N-vinylpyrrolidone) surface functionalized gold nanoparticles: from organoruthenium complex to nanomaterial for antiproliferative activity, D. Gopalakrishnan, S. Saravanan, R. Merckx, A. M. Kumar, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy, K. Vasanth, S. Sunitha, R. Hoogenboom, S. Maji, M. Ganeshpandian, Dalton Trans., 2021, 50, 8232

86. Structural, spectral, electronic, and molecular docking investigations on N,Nâ?dimethylâ?2â?[(1E)â?({[(methylsulfanyl)methanethioyl]amino}imino)methyl]aniline, Y. B. Alpaslan, Y. Sert, W. P. Sohtun, M. Velusamy, H. Gökce, J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 2021, 68, 971.

85. TQ-6, a Novel Ruthenium Derivative Compound, Possesses Potent Free Radical Scavenging Activity in Macrophages and Rats, K. -W. Hung, C. -C. Chang, T. Jayakumar, M. Velusamy, C. -W. Hsia, N. T. T. Trang, D. -S. Chou, C. -Y. Hsieh, C. -H. Hsia, Appl. Sci., 2021, 11, 1008.

84. Synthesis, density functional theory and sensitization of indole dyes, A. Kathiravan, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy, M. Jaccob, Mater. Lett., 2021, 283, 128745.

83. Synthesis, structure, characterization and biological evaluation of 3�substituted 1�pyridin�2�ylimidazo[1,5�a]pyridine�based copper(I)-phosphine complexes for anticancer drug screening, L. Pathaw, T. Khamrang, B. Selvakumaran, M. Murali, P. A. Prakash, M. S. M. Jaabir, M. Velusamy, Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2021, 35, e6025.

82. Tetrahedral copper(I) complexes of novel N,N-bidentate ligands and photophysical properties, L. Pathaw, D. Maheshwaran, T. Nagendraraj, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2021, 514, 119999.

81. Copper (II) complexes of tripodal ligand scaffold (N3O) as functional models for phenoxazinone synthase, W. P Sohtun, S. Muthuramalingam, M. Sankaralingam, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, J. Inorg. Biochem. 2021, 216, 111313.

80. Internet of Things-Enabled Aggregation-Induced Emission Probe for Cu2+ Ions: Comprehensive Investigations and Three-Dimensional Printed Portable Device Design, A. Kathiravan, T. Khamrang, N. Dhenadhayalan, K. -C. Lin, K. Ramasubramanian, M. Jaccob, M. Velusamy, ACS Omega, 2020, 5, 32761.

79. Modulation of human platelet activation and in vivo vascular thrombosis by columbianadin: regulation by integrin αIIbβ3 inside-out but not outside-in signals, S. -M. Hou, C. -W. Hsia, C. -L. Tsai, C. -H. Hsia, T. Jayakumar, M. Velusamy, J. -R. Sheu, J. Biomed. Sci., 2020, 27, 1.

78. Pyrene based chemosensor for carbon dioxide gas - Meticulous investigations and digital image based RGB analysis, A. Gowri, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy, M. Kathiresan, M. D. Kumar, M. Jaccob, A. Kathiravan, Sensors and Actuators Reports, 2020, 2, 100007. 

77. Synthesis, crystal structure, bovine serum albumin binding studies of 1, 2, 4-triazine based copper (I) complexes, L. Pathaw, T. Khamrang, A. Kathiravan, M. Velusamy, J. Mol. Struct., 2020, 1207, 127821.

76. Iron(III) bisâ?complexes of Schiff bases of Sâ?methyldithiocarbazates: Synthesis, structure, spectral and redox properties and cytotoxicity, W. P Sohtun, T. Khamrang, A. Kannan, G. Balakrishnan, D. Saravanan, M. A. Akhbarsha, M. Velusamy, M. Palaniandavar, Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2020, 34, e5593.

75. Benzene Hydroxylation by Bioinspired Copper (II) Complexes: Coordination Geometry versus Reactivity, S. Muthuramalingam, K. Anandababu, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 5918.

74. Synthetic ruthenium complex TQ-6 potently recovers cerebral ischemic stroke: Attenuation of microglia and platelet activation, C. -H. Hsia, T. Jayakumar, J. -R. Sheu, C. -W. Hsia, W. -C. Huang, M. Velusamy, L. -M. Lien, J. Clin. Med., 2020, 9, 996.

73. Ruthenium derivatives attenuate LPS-induced inflammatory responses and liver injury via suppressing NF-κB signaling and free radical production, T. Jayakumar, H. -C. Huang, C.-W. Hsia, T. -H. Fong, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy, M. Manubolu, J. -R. Sheu, C. -H. Hsia, Bioorg. Chem., 2020, 96, 103639.

72. IoT-enabled dye-sensitized solar cells: an effective embedded tool for monitoring the outdoor device performance, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy, M. Ramesh, M. A. Jhonsi, M. Jaccob, K. Ramasubramanian, A. Kathiravan, RSC Adv. 2020, 10, 35787.

71. Single-step benzene hydroxylation by cobalt(II) catalysts via a cobalt(III)-hydroperoxo intermediate, K. Anandababu, S. Muthuramalingam, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, Catal. Sci., 2020, 10, 2540.

70. Natural Coumarin Derivative Esculetin Regulates Platelet Activation via Modulating NF-κB Signaling in Cyclic Nucleotide-Independent Manner, C. -W. Hsia, K. -G. Shyu, T. Jayakumar, C. -H. Hsia, M. Velusamy, C. -H. Yang, J. -R. Sheu, Nat. Prod. Commun., 2019, 14, 1934578X19896663.

69. New class of tridentate 3N ligands and copper (II) complexes: A model for type-2 copper site of phenoxazinone synthase, W. P. Sohtun, S. Muthuramalingam, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2019, 110, 107608.

68. Pyrene-based chemosensor for picric acid-Fundamentals to smartphone device design, A. Kathiravan, A. Gowri, T. Khamrang, M. D. Kumar, N. Dhenadhayalan, K. -C. Lin, M. Velusamy, M. Jaccob, Anal. Chem. 2019, 91, 13244.

67. Catalytic Conversion of Atmospheric CO2 into Organic Carbonates by Nickel(II) Complexes of Diazepane-Based N4 Ligands, S. Muthuramalingam, M. Sankaralingam, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, Inorg. Cem., 2019, 58, 12975.

66. ROS-mediated cell death induced by mixed ligand copper(II) complexes of l-proline and diimine: effect of co-ligand, S. Karpagam, R. Kartikeyan, P. P. Nachiyar, M. Velusamy, M. Kannan, M. Krishnan, U. Chitgupi, J. F. Lovell, M. A. Akbarsha, V. Rajendiran, J. Coord. Chem. 2019, 72, 3102.

65. Synthesis and crystal structure of [cis-dichloro(2-pyridin-2-yl-1H-benzoimidazole) (1H-imidazole)copper(II)] complex, D. Saravanan, M. Velusamy, Front. Adv. Mat. Res., 2019, 1, 39.

64. Suppression of human platelet activation via integrin αIIbβ3 outside-in independent signal and reduction of the mortality in pulmonary thrombosis by auraptene, C. -W. Hsia, C. -L. Tsai, J. -R. Sheu, W. -J. Lu, C. -H. Hsia, M. Velusamy, T. Jayakumar, J. -Y. Li, Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2019, 20, 5585.

63. One step phenol synthesis from benzene catalysed by nickel (II) complexes, S. Muthuramalingam, K. Anandababu, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 5991.

62. Regioselective oxidative carbon-oxygen bond cleavage catalysed by copper(II) complexes: A relevant model study for catalytic polysaccharides monooxygenases activity, S. Muthuramalingam, D. Maheshwaran, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, J. Catal. 2019, 372, 352.

61. Catalyst free Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Indolizines from In Situ Generated Pyridinium Ylides via One-Pot Multicomponent Reaction, V. Ramesh, N. Savitha Devi, M. Velusamy, S. Shanmugam, Chemistry Select, 2019, 4, 3717.

60. Ruthenium complex, TQâ??5, protects against LPSâ??induced macrophage inflammation and acute liver injury in mice via downregulating NFâ??κB pathways, S. -M. Hou , C. -H. Hsia, M. Velusamy, T. Jayakumar, C. -W. Hsia , C. -C. Chang, K. -H. Lin, Y. -C. Lu, Int. J. Mol. Med. 2019, 44, 335.

59. Esculetin, a Coumarin Derivative, Prevents Thrombosis: Inhibitory Signaling on PLCγ2-PKC-AKT Activation in Human Platelets, C. -W. Hsia, K. -C. Lin, T. -Y. Lee, C. -H. Hsia, D. -S. Chou, T. Jayakumar, M. Velusamy, C. -C. Chang, J. -R. Sheu, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 2731.

58. Coordination Geometry Induced Optical Imaging of L-Cysteine in Cancer Cells using Imidazopyridine-Based Copper(II) Complexes, S. Priyanga, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy, S. Karthi, B. Ashokkumar, R. Mayilmurugan, Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 1489.

57. Mechanisms of TQ-6, a Novel Ruthenium-Derivative Compound, against Lipopolysaccharide-Induced In Vitro Macrophage Activation and Liver Injury in Experimental Mice: The Crucial Role of p38 MAPK and NF-κB Signaling, C. -H. Hsia, M. Velusamy, T. Jayakumar, Y. -J. Chen, C. -W. Hsia, J. -H. Tsai, R. -D. Teng and J. -R. Sheu, Cells, 2018, 7, 217.

56. New D-D’-A configured dye for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells, T. Khamrang, A. Seetharaman, M. Deepan Kumar, M. Velusamy, M. Jaccob, M. Ramesh, M. Kathiresan, and A. Kathiravan, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122, 22241. 55. Novel iron(II)-N-heterocyclic carbene catalysts for efficient transfer hydrogenations under mild condition, T. Pradeep, M. Velusamy and R. Mayilmurugan, Molecular Catalysis 2018, 459, 71-77.

54. Fixation and sequestration of carbon dioxide by copper(II) complexes, S. Muthuramalingam, M. Velusamy and R. Mayilmurugan, J. Chem. Sci. 2018, 130, 78.

53. Ir-6: A novel iridium (III) organometallic derivative for inhibition of human platelet activation, R. -S. Shyu, T. Khamrang, J. -R. Sheu, C. -W. Hsia, M. Velusamy, C. -H. Hsia, D. -S. Chou and C. -C. Chang, Bioinorg. Chem. Appl.2018, 8291393, 1-14.

52. Novel iridium (III)-derived organometallic compound for the inhibition of human platelet activation, K. G. Shyu, M. Velusamy, C. W. Hsia, C. H. Yang, C. H. Hsia, D. S. Chou, T. Jayakumar, J. R. Sheu, J. Y. Li, Int. J. Mol. Med. 2018, 41, 2589.

51. A combined experimental and computational investigation on pyrene based D–p–A dyes, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy, M. Jaccob, M. Ramesh, M. Kathiresan and A. Kathiravan, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 2018, 20, 6264.

50. Synthesis, characterization, crystal structure and molecular docking studies of a S- methyldithiocarbazate derivative: bis[2-hydroxy-benzylidenehydrazono)(methylthio) methyl]disulfide, W. P. Sohtun, A. Kannan, K. Hari Krishna, D. Saravanan, M. Suresh Kumar and M. Velusamy, Acta Chim. Slov. 2018, 65, 621.

49. Structure-Antiplatelet Activity Relationships of Novel Ruthenium (II) Complexes: Investigation of Its Molecular Targets, C. -H. Hsia, T. Jayakumar, J. -R. Sheu, S. -Y. Tsao, M. Velusamy, C. -W. Hsia, D. -S. Chou, C. -C. Chang, C. -L. Chung, T. Khamrang K. -C. Lin, Molecules, 2018, 22, 477.

48. Novel therapeutic agent against platelet activation in vitro and arterial thrombosis in vivo by morin hydrate, C. -W. Hsia, M. -P. Wu, M. Velusamy, C. -H. Hsia, D. -S. Chou, C. -L. Tsai, C. -Y. Hsu, T. Jayakumar, C. -L. Chung and J. -R. Sheu, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19, 2386. 

47. Novel iridium (III)â??derived organometallic compound for the inhibition of human platelet activation, K. -G. Shyu, M. Velusamy, C. -W. Hsia, C. -H. Yang, C. -H. Hsia, D. -S. Chou, T. Jayakumar, J. -R. Sheu and J. -Y. Li, Int J Mol Med. 2018, 3472.

46. N,N-Dimethyl-2-[(1E)-({[(methylsulfanyl)methanethioyl]amino}imino)methyl]aniline. P. S. Winaki, A. Kannan, D. Saravanan, M. Velusamy, IUCrData. 2018, 3, x180461.

45. Catalytic fixation of atmospheric carbon dioxide by copper(II) complexes of bidentate ligands, S. Muthuramalingam, T. Khamrang, M. Velusamy and R. Mayilmurugan, Dalton Trans, 2017, 46, 16065.

44. A novel ruthenium (II)-derived organometallic compound, TQ-6, potently inhibits platelet aggregation: Ex vivo and in vivo studies, C. -H. Hsia, M. Velusamy, J. -R. Sheu, T. Khamrang, T. Jayakumar, W. -J. Lu, K. -H. Lin and C. -C. Chang, Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 9556. 

43. New therapeutic agent against arterial thrombosis: an iridium(III)-derived organometallic compound, C. -W. Hsia, M. Velusamy, J. -T. Tsao, C. -H. Hsia, D. -S. Chou, T. Jayakumar, L. -W. Lee, J. -Y. Li and J. -R. Sheu, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 2616.

42. Copper(II)-bioinspired models for copper amine oxidases: oxidative half-reaction in water. S. Muthuramalingam, S. Subramaniyan, K. Themmila, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, Chemistry Select, 2017, 2, 940.

41. Pyrene based D-p-A architectures: synthesis, density functional theory, photophysics and electron transfer dynamics, A. Kathiravan, V. Srinivasan, K. Themmila, M. Velusamy, M. Jaccob, N. Pavithra, S. Anandan, V. Kandavelu, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19,3125.

40. Biological evaluation of organometallic palladium(II) complexes containing 4â?hydroxy benzoic acid (3â?ethoxyâ?2â?hydroxyl benzylidene) hydrazide: Synthesis, structure, DNA/ protein binding, antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity, G. Ayyannan, P. Veerasamy, M. Mohanraj, G. Raja, A. Manimaran, M. Velusamy, N. Bhuvanesh, R. Nandhakumar, C. Jayabalakrishnan, Appl. Organometal. Chem. 2017, 31, e3599.

39. Antiplatelet activity of a newly synthesized novel ruthenium(II): A potential role for Akt/JNK signaling, K. Themmila, K. -C. Hung, C. -H. Hsia, C. -Y. Hsieh, M. Velusamy, T. Jayakumar, J. -R. Sheu, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 916.

38. Synthesis, structures, and DNA and protein binding of ruthenium(II)-p-cymene complexes of substituted pyridylimidazo[1,5-a]pyridine: enhanced cytotoxicity of complexes of ligands appended with a carbazole moiety, K. Themmila, R. Kartikeyan, M. Velusamy, V. Rajendiran, R. Dhivya, P. Balaji, M. A. Akbarsha, M. Palaniandavar, RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 114143.

37. Time-Resolved Neutron Reflectometry and Photovoltaic Device Studies on Sequentially Deposited PCDTBT-Fullerene Layers. A. J. Clulow, C. Tao, K. H. Lee, M. Velusamy, J. A. McEwan, P. E. Shaw, N. L. Yamada, M. James, P. L. Burn, I. R. Gentle, P. Meredith, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 11474.

36. Dynamics of charge generation and transport in polymer-fullerene blends elucidated using a photo-FET architecture, A. K. Pandey, M. Aljada, A. Pivrikas, M. Velusamy, P. L. Burn, P. Meredith, E. B. Namdas, ACS Photonics. 2014, 1, 114.

35. Determination of fullerene scattering length density: A critical parameter for understanding the fullerene distribution in bulk hetero-junction organic photovoltaic devices. Clulow, A. J., Armin, A., Lee, K. H., Pandey, A. K., Tao, C., Velusamy, M., James, M., Nelson, A., Burn, P. L., Gentle, I. R., Meredith, P. Langmuir, 2014, 30: 1410.

34. Quantum efficiency of organic solar cells: Electro-optical cavity considerations. Armin, A, M. Velusamy, P. Wolfer, Y. Zhang, P. Burn, P. L. Meredith., A. Pivrikas, ACS Photonics, 2014, 1, 173.

33. Balanced carrier mobilities: Not a necessary condition for high-efficiency thin organic solar cells as determined by MIS-CELIV. Armin, A., Juska, G., Ullah, M., Velusamy, M., Burn, P. L., Meredith, P., Pivrikas, A. Adv. Energy Mater. 2014, 4, 1300954.

32. Solution structure: defining polymer film morphology and optoelectronic device performance. P. Wolfer, A. Armin, A. Pivrikas, M. Velusamy, P. L. Burn, P. Meredith, J. Mater. Chem. C. 2014, 2, 71.

31. Molecular weight dependent bimolecular recombination in organic solar cells, B. Philippa, M. Stolterfoht, R. D. White, M. Velusamy, P. L. Burn, P. Meredith, A. Pivrikas, J. Chem. Phys. 2014, 141, 054903.

30. Improved stability of non-ITO stacked electrodes for large area flexible organic solar cells, M. Hambsch, H. Jin, A. J. Clulow, A. Nelson, N. L.Yamada, M. Velusamy, Q. Yang, F. Zhu, P. L. Burn, I. R. Gentle, P. Meredith, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells. 2014, 130, 182.

29. Injected charge extraction by linearly increasing voltage for bimolecular recombination studies in organic solar cells, A. Ardalan, M. Velusamy, P. L. Burn, P. Meredith, A. Pivrikas, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 101, 083306.

28. Structured-gate organic field-effect transistors M. Aljada1, A. K Pandey, M. Velusamy, P. L Burn, P. Meredith, E. B Namdas, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 2012, 45, 225105.

27. Efficient, Large Area ITO-and-PEDOT-free Organic Solar Cell Sub-modules, H. Jin, C. Tao, M. Velusamy, M. Aljada, Y. Zhang, M. Hambsch, P. L. Burn, and P. Meredith, Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 2572.

26. Nanostructured, active organic-metal junctions for highly efficient charge generation and extraction in polymer-fullerene solar cells, A. K. Pandey, M. Aljada, M. Velusamy, P. L. Burn, P. Meredith. Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 1055. 

25. Synthesis and characterization of naphthalene diimide (NDI) based near infrared chromophores with two-photon absorbing properties, C. -C. Lin, M. Velusamy, H. -H. Chou, J. T. Lin, P. -T. Chou, Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 8629.

24. Cyclometalated platinum(II) complexes of lepidine-based ligands as highly efficient electrophosphors, M. Velusamy, C. -H. Chen, Y. S. Wen, J. -T. Lin, C. -C. Lin, C. -H. Lai, P. -T. Chou, Organometallics, 2010, 29, 3912.

23. A ternary cascade structure enhances the efficiency of polymer solar cells, J. -H. Huang, M. Velusamy, K. -C. Ho, J. -T. Lin, C. -W. Chu, J. Mater. Chem. 2010, 20, 2820.

22. 1-Alkyl-1H-imidazole-based Dipolar Organic Compounds for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, M. Velusamy, Y. -C. Hsu, J. T. Lin, C. -W. Chang, C. -P. Hsu, Chem. Asian J. 2010, 5, 87.

21. Dibenzo[f,h]thieno [3,4-b] quinoxaline–fullereneheterojunctionbilayersolar cells with complementary spectrum coverage, D. Kekuda, J. -S. Huang M. Velusamy, J. -T. Lin, C. -W. Chu, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2010, 94, 1767.

20.Dibenzo[f,h]thieno[3,4-b]quinoxaline-based small molecules for efficient bulk-hetero junction solar cells, M. Velusamy, J. -H. Huang, Y. -C. Hsu, J. -T. Lin, C. -W. Chu, Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 4898.

19. A New Series of Quadrupolar Type Two-Photon Absorption Chromophores Bearing 11,12-Dibutoxydibenzo[a,c]-phenazine Bridged Amines; Their Applications in Two-Photon Fluorescence Imaging and Two-Photon Photodynamic Therapy, M. Velusamy, J. -Y. Shen, J. T. Lin, Y. -C. Lin, C. -C. Hsieh, C. -H. Lai, C. -W. Lai, M. -L. Ho, Y. -C. Chen, P. -T. Chou, J. -K. Hsiao, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2009, 19, 2388.

18. Synthesis, structure and electroluminescent properties of cyclometalated iridium complexes possessing sterically hindered ligands, M. Velusamy, K. R. Justin Thomas, C. -H. Chen, J. T. Lin, Y. S. Wen, W. -T. Hsieh, C. -H. Lai, P. -T. Chou, Dalton Trans. 2007, 3025.

17. Iron(III) complexes of certain tetradentate phenolate ligands as functional models for catechol dioxygenases, M. Palaniandavar, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, J. Chem. Sci., 2006, 118, 601.

16. Benzo[1,2,5]selenadiazole bridged amines: electro-optical properties, M. Velusamy, K. R. Justin Thomas, J. T. Lin, Y. S. Wen, Tetrahedron. Lett. 2005, 46, 7647.

15. Hexaphenylphenylene dendronised pyrenylamines for efficient organic light-emitting diodes, K. R. Justin Thomas, M. Velusamy, J. T. Lin, C. -H. Chuen, Y. -T. Tao, J. Mater. Chem. 2005, 15, 4453.

14. Efficient Red-Emitting Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Complexes Containing Lepidine-Based Ligands, K. R. Justin Thomas, M. Velusamy, J. T. Lin, C. -H. Chien, Y. -T. Tao, Y. S. Wen, Y. -H. Hu, P. -T. Chou, Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 5677.

13. Organic dyes incorporating low-band-gap chromophores for dye-sensitized solar cells, M. Velusamy, K. R. Justin Thomas, J. T. Lin, Y. -C. Hsu, K. -C. Ho, Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 1899.

12. Functional models for catechol dioxygenases: Iron(III) complexes of cis-facially coordinating linear 3N ligands, M. Velusamy, R. Mayilmurugan, M. Palaniandavar, J. Inorg. Biochem. 2005, 99, 1032.

11. Chromophore-Labeled Quinoxaline Derivatives as Efficient Electroluminescent Materials, K. R. Justin Thomas, M. Velusamy, J. T. Lin, C. -H. Chuen and Y. -T. Tao, Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 1860.

10. Energy Harvesting Star-Shaped triads for Electroluminescence applications, K. R. Justin Thomas, M. Velusamy, J. T. Lin, Y.-T. Tao, C.-H. Chuen, J. Chem. Soc., Chem.Commun. 2004, 2328.

9. Iron(III) Complexes of Sterically Hindered Tetradentate Monophenolate Ligands as Functional Models for Catechol 1,2-Dioxygenases: The Role of Ligand Stereoelectronic Properties, M. Velusamy, M. Palaniandavar, R. Srinivasa Gopalan and G. U. Kulkarni, Inorg. Chem. 2004. 43, 6284.

8. Measuring the refolding of b-sheets with different turn sequences on a nanosecond time scale, P. -Y. Chen, J. -T. Huang, S. -L. Chen, H. Jan, M. Velusamy, C. -T. Lee, W. -S. Fann, R. W. Larsen and S. I. Chan, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2004, 101, 7305.

7. Cyanocarbazole Derivatives for High Performance Electroluminescent Devices, K. R. Justin Thomas, M. Velusamy, J. T. Lin, Y. -T. Tao, C. -H. Chuen, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2004, 14, 387.

6. Color Tuning in Benzo [1,2,5] thiadiazole-Based Small Molecules by Amino Conjugation/Deconjugation: Bright Red-Light-Emitting Diodes, K. R. Justin Thomas, J. T. Lin, M. Velusamy, Y. -T. Tao, C. -H. Chuen, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2004, 14, 83.

5. Novel Iron(III) Complexes of Tripodal and Linear Tetradentate Bis(phenolate) Ligands: Close Relevance to Intradiol-cleaving Catechol Dioxygenases, M. Velusamy, M. Palaniandavar, R. Srinivasa Gopalan, G. U. Kulkarni, Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 8283.

4. Iron(III) Complexes of Tetradentate Bis(phenolate) Ligands: Structural Models for Intradiol-cleaving Catechol Dioxygenases , M. Velusamy, M. Palaniandavar, Indian J. Chem. A, 2002, 41, 105.

3. Cis-facial coordination of bis(pyrid-2-ylmethyl)amine(bpma). Synthesis, structure and spectral behaviour of [Ni(bpma)2]2+, M. Velusamy, M. Palaniandavar, K.R. Justin Thomas, Polyhedron, 1998, 17, 2179.

2. Bis(pyrid-2-ylmethyl)amine iron(III) Chloride: A Polymorph, K.R. Justin Thomas, M. Velusamy, M. Palaniandavar, Acta. Cryst. C,1998, C54, 741.

1. Stopped-Flow Kinetic Investigation of the Oxidation of Ascorbic Acid by Iron(III) Benzohydroxamic Acid, S. Lakshmi, D. Saravanan, R. Renganathan and M. Velusamy, J. Inorg. Biochem. 1996, 61, 155.

Patents

  1. Organic Dye used in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell, Marappan Velusamy, K. R. Justin Thomas, Jiann T'Suen Lin, Kuo-Chuan Ho, Ying-Chan Hsu, United States Patent: US7,446,207 B2; Date: Nov. 04, 2008.
  2. Organic Dye used in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell, Marappan Velusamy, K. R. Justin Thomas, Jiann T'Suen Lin, Kuo-Chuan Ho, Ying-Chan Hsu, United States Patent : US 7,985,864 B2; Date: Jul. 26, 2011. 
  3. Organic Dye used in dye-sensitized solar cell. K. R. Justin Thomas, Marappan Velusamy, J. T. Lin,  K. C. Ho, Y. C. Hsu. Taiwan Patent: TW200712136-A; TW304065-B1; Date of Patent: Nov. 12,  2008.