Faculty Profile

Dr. Sona Narayanan
Assistant Professor
Dr. Sona Narayanan completed her M.Sc in Chemistry from School of Chemical Sciences, MG University, Kottayam in 2006, and did her M.Phil from Annamalai University. She completed her PhD from CUSAT. She is also having two years of Post Doctoral Experience in Solar Cells. She has presented several papers in many national/international conferences and won many awards. She has guided many B.Tech and M.Sc projects. She has been working in the department of Science and Humanities as Assistant Professor in Chemistry since October, 2017.
  1. Sona Narayanan, Anshad Abbas, Sreejesh Poikavila Raghunathan, Krishnapillai Sreekumar, Cheranellore Sudha Kartha, Rani Joseph, Theoretical and Experimental Investigations on the Photoconductivity and Non-linear Optical properties of Donor-Acceptorπ-ConjugatedCopolymer,Poly(2,5-(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-alt-2,7-(9,9-dioctylfluorene)), RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 8657.
  2. Sona Narayanan, Sreejesh Poikavila Raghunathan, Aby Cheruvathoor Poulose, Sebastian Mathew, Krishnapillai Sreekumar, Cheranellore Sudha Kartha, Rani Joseph, Third-order nonlinear optical properties of 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene copolymers with chalcogenadiazole acceptors, New Journal of Chemistry, 2015, 37, 2795.
  3. Sona Narayanan, Sreejesh Poikavila Raghunathan, Sebastian Mathew, M.V. Mahesh Kumar, Anshad Abbas, Krishnapillai Sreekumar, Cheranellore Sudha Kartha, Rani Joseph, Synthesis and third-order nonlinear optical properties of low band gap 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene-quinoxaline copolymers, European Polymer Journal, 2015, 64, 157–169.
  4. Chockalingam Karunakaran, Sona Narayanan, Paramasivan Gomathisankar, Photocatalytic degradation of 1-naphthol by oxide ceramics with added bacterial disinfection, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2010, 1-3, 708.
  5.  A. Abbas, J. J. Pillai, Sona Narayanan, K. Sreekumar, R. Joseph, C. S. Kartha,  Study on the photoconductive properties of charge carriers in donor-acceptor copolymer P(EDOT-FL) and P(EDOT-FL):PCBM blend,Synthetic Metals, 2017, 233, 52.
  6. Sona Narayanan, Aby Cheruvathoor Poulose, Rani Joseph, Flexible regenerated cellulose/polypyrrole composite films with enhanced dielectric properties, Sreejesh P. R., Carbohydrate Polymers 157 (2017) 1024–1032.
  7. Sreejesh P. R., Sona Narayanan, Rani Joseph, Carbon nanotube reinforced flexible multifunctional regenerated cellulose films for nonlinear optical application, RSC Advances, 6, 107029.
  8.  Jisha J. Pillai, Anshad Abbas, Sona Narayanan, K. Sreekumar, C. Sudha Kartha, Rani Joseph, Synthesis and experimental investigations on the photoconductivity of p-aminoazobenzene based non-conjugated polybenzoxazine system,Polymer 137 (2018) 330-337.
  9. Sona Narayanan, Anshad Abbas, C. Sudha Kartha, Rani Joseph, K.S. Devaky, Krishnapillai Sreekumar,  Low Band Gap Donor-Acceptor Phenothiazine Copolymer with Triazine Segment: Design,Synthesis and Application for Optical Limiting Devices, Journal of Lumniscence, 198 (2018) 449–456.
  10. Sowmya Xavier, Sona Narayanan, C.P. Anjali, K. Sreekumar,  Theoretical design, synthesis and studies on the solvatochromic behaviour of low band gap phenylenevinylene based copolymers, European Polymer Journal 113 (2019) 365–376.
  11. Sona Narayanan, K. Sreekumar, Rani Joseph, Synthesis and third-order nonlinear optical properties of low band gap3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene-thiophene copolymers, Synthesis and third-order nonlinear optical properties of low band gap3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene-thiophene copolymers, Materials Today: Proceedings, Accepted 12 June 2021
  12. Sona Narayanan, A. Anshad, Sreejesh P. R, C. Sudha Kartha, K. Sreekumar, Rani Joseph, Synthesis and Photoconductivity studies of low band gap copolymer P(EDOT-FL) sensitized with PCBM, Proceeding of national seminar on ‘Current trends in Chemistry’, ISBN No: 978-81-927942-4-2. 
  13. Sona Narayanan, Sreejesh P. Raghunathan, Sebastian Mathew, Anshad Abbas, Cheranellore Sudha Kartha, Krishnapillai Sreekumar, Rani Joseph, Large Third-order Nonlinearity of π-conjugated EDOT-fluorene Donor-Acceptor Copolymer, Proceeding of 13th Prof. K. V. Thomas endowment National seminar on ‘New Frontiers in Chemical Research’, ISBN: 978-81-930558-0-9. Page No. 101-104.
  • Dr. Sona Narayanan awarded KTU RSM Project 2021 (Development of Thiophene based
    Copolymers for Photovoltaic Applications)
  • Dr. Sona Narayanan awarded KTU RSM Project 2021 (Development of Thiophene based
    Copolymers for Photovoltaic Applications)

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