Ramaiyer Venkatraman

Associate Professor

 venka_sz 1400 J. R. Lynch Street, P.O. Box 17910
Jackson, MS39217-0510

Physical location:
John A. Peoples Science Building
Office: room #510

Contact:
E-mail: ramaiyer.venkatraman@jsums.edu
Tel: (601) 979-3490
Fax: (601) 979-3674

Teaching

General Chemistry Lecture & Lab: I &II
CHEM 141, CHML 141 & CHEM 142, CHML 142
Physical Chemistry Lab: CHML 341 & 342


Research Interests:

Physical and Coordination Chemistry: Synthesis, Structure, and Solution phase kinetics of metal complexes. Currently our focus is on the synthesis, structural characterization, and biological activity of aliphatic, aromatic and heterocyclic thiosemicarbazones and their metal complexes.
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Salicylaldehyde thiosemicarbazone Copper(II) complex

Cyclohexanone 2,4-dimethylthiosemicarbazone


Selected publications (Click here for full list)

  1. Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Hossain, Md. Alamgir; Fronczek, Frank R.; “{4-Phenyl-1-[1-(1,3-thiazol-2-yl)ethylidene]thiosemicarbazidato}{4-phenyl-1-[1-(1,3-thiazol-2-yl)ethylidene]thiosemicarbazide}nickel(II) chloride monohydrate.” Acta Crystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online (2010), E66(5), m541-m542.
  2. Saeed, M. A.; Wong, B. M.; Fronczek, F. R.; Venkatraman, R.; Hossain, M. A. “Formation of an Amine-Water Cyclic Pentamer: A New Type of Water Cluster in a Polyazacryptand.” Crystal Growth & Design, 2010, 10 (4), 1486–1488.
  3. Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Ameera, Haamid; Sitole, Lungile; Ellis, Erick; Fronczek, Frank R.; Valente, Edward J.” Structures of Eight Thio(semi)carbazones Derived from 2-Acetylpyrazine, 2-Acetythiazole and Acetophenone”. Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2009), 39(10), 711-718.
  4. Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Fronczek, Frank R.” Iodidotris(triphenylphosphine)copper(I) acetonitrile solvate.” Acta Crystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online (2008), E64(4), m577, m577/1-m577/14.
  5. Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Sitole, Lungile; Fronczek, Frank R.” Rhodamine 6G hexachloridostannate(IV) acetonitrile disolvate.”  Acta Crystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online (2008), E64(1), m199, m199/1-m199/11.
  6. Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Sitole, Lungile; Adams, Tamarea D.; Cameron, Joseph A.; Fronczek, Frank R.” A diorganotin(IV) complex with pyrazine-2-carbaldehyde 4-ethylthiosemicarbazone .” Acta Crystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online (2007), E63(8), m2212-m2213.
  7. Swesi, Abdurazag T.; Farina, Yang; Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Ng, Seik Weng.” A 1:1 cocrystal of chloro(4-ethyl-1-isopropylidene-3-thiosemicarbazidato-κ2N3,S)dimethyltin(IV) and 4-ethyl-1-isopropylidene-3-thiosemicarbazone.” Acta Crystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online (2006), E62(11), m3020-m3021.
  8. Swesi, Abdurazag T.; Farina, Yang; Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Ng, Seik Weng.” (Acetone 4-phenylthiosemicarbazonato-κ2N,S)chlorodiphenyltin(IV) ethanol solvate.” Acta Crystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online (2006), E62(11), m3018-m3019.
  9. Swesi, Abdurazag T.; Farina, Yang; Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Ng, Seik Weng. “Chloro(1-isopropylidene-4-methyl-3-thiosemicarbazidato-κ2N3,S)diphenyltin(IV) .” Swesi, Abdurazag T.; Farina, Yang; Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Ng, Seik Weng. Acta Crystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online (2006), E62(11), m3016-m3017.
  10. Venkatraman, Ramaiyer; Sitole, Lungile; Wilson, Montica R.; Fronczek, Frank R.” (1-Cyclopentano-4-ethyl-3-thiosemicarbazone)iodobis(triphenylphosphino)copper(I) acetonitrile disolvate.” Acta Crystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online (2006), E62(11), m2992-m2994.