Curriculum Vitae

Professional Appointments

2017 – Present:      Antonia and Marshall Wilson Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH USA.
2017 – Present:      Associate Director, Center for Photochemical Sciences
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH USA.
2017 – Present:      Professor
Department of Chemistry, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH USA.

2014 – 2017:      Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND USA.
2014 – 2017:      James A. Meier Jr. Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND USA .
2011 – 2014: Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND USA.
2006 – 2011: Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND USA.

Prof. Jayaraman Sivaguru (Siva)
Professor / Antonia and Marshall Wilson Professor of Chemistry
Associate Director, Center for Photochemical Sciences

Office: 412 Physical Sciences Building / Dept/Center: 141 Overman Hall
Department of Chemistry and Center For Photochemical Sciences
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403,
Ph: 419-372-9450 | email: sivagj@bgsu.edu| Direct Fax: 419-372-1843

 

Siva's CV (PDF)

Professional Preparation

2003-2006: Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University, New York, NY.

1998-2003: PhD (Chemistry), Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

1996-1998: M. Sc. (Chemistry), Indian Institute of Technology-Madras [IIT-MADRAS], India.

1993-1996: B. Sc. (Chemistry), St. Joseph's College, Trichy, India.

Academic Supervisors

Prof. Nicholas J. Turro - Postdoctoral Fellow Mentor - Columbia University, New York, NY.

Prof. V. Ramamurthy - PhD Mentor - Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (currently at University of Miami, FL).

Awards and Honors

2020 – Present: co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology (published by Elsevier).

2020 International Advisory Board Member, IUPAC – Photochemistry Symposium.

2018 Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) President's International Fellowship  Initiative (PIFI) Visiting Fellow.

2018 International Advisory Board Member, IUPAC –-Photochemistry Symposium.

2016 – 2017 Advisory Board Member, Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State Univ, OH.

2016 – present Treasurer, Inter-American Photochemical Society.

2015 – 2017 Associate Editor, Royal Chemical Society – RSC advances.

2014 – James A. Meier Jr. Professorship, North Dakota State University. Fargo, ND.

2013 – present: American Editor, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A-Chemistry (published by Elsevier).

2013 – 2011-Young Investigator Award - Inter-American Photochemical Society (I-APS). Award received in 2013.

2012 – Sigma Xi – Young Investigator Award.

2012 – Peltier Award for Innovation in Teaching. NDSU.

2011 – Global Center of Excellence (GCOE), Visiting Young Professor, Osaka University, Japan.

2011 - ACS Young Investigator Symposium Invited Speaker, Organic Division, Denver ACS-2011 Fall meeting. (One of sixteen young investigators invited internationally).

2011 - College of Science and Mathematic Award for Excellence in Teaching, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.

2011 - The DuPont Company, Wilmington DE. Discovery Chemistry Series Invited Speaker.

2010 - Grammaticakis-Neumann Prize – Swiss ChemicalSociety, International award for outstanding independent research in photochemistry, photophysics or molecular photobiology.

2010 - College of Science and Mathematic Award for Excellence in Research, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.

2008 - National Science Foundation CAREER award.

2007 - Promoted to Full Member, Sigma Xi – The scientific research society.

2006 - Elected Associate member of Sigma Xi - The scientific research society.

2003 Closs Award - Inter-American Photochemical Society.

1993-1996: College First - St. Joseph’s, Trichy.

Fr. Mathew J. Moolel Medal - for Outstanding Academic Performance in Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.

A.C. Joseph Medal - for Outstanding Performance in Chemistry. St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.

Fr. Camboulives Medal - for Academic Performance in Chemistry. St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.

Under officer, Special Award, National Cadet Corps. St. Joseph's College, Trichy.

Bourdol Medal - for Outstanding Academic Performance in Allied physics, St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.

College Management Prize for Personality Development. St. Joseph’s  College, Trichy.

Invited talks/Oral persentations:

96. 14th Encuentro Latinoamericano de Fotoquímica y Fotobiología, XIV ELAFOT (Latin American Photochemistry Conference), Viña del Mar, Chile, Nov 2019.
95. Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA, Oct 2019.
94. Stockton University, Stockton, NJ, USA, Oct 2019.
93. Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA, Oct 2019.
92. International Conference in Photochemistry, Boulder CO, USA, Jul 2019.
91. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India Jun 2019.
90. ACS-Great Lakes Regional Meeting, Chicago, USA May 2019.
89. Shandong University, Jinan, China, April 2019.
88. Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, April 2019.
87. Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, March 2019.
86. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, March 2019.
85. Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, March 2019.
84. University of Cincinatti, OH March 2019.
83. Bowdoin College, Portland, Maine, February 2019.
82. College of St. Benedicts and. St. John's, MN. October 2018.
81. Raj Rathore Memorial Symposium – Marquette University, WI. October 2018.
80. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics and Chemistry, August 2018.
79. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing August 2018.
78. Sichuan University, Chengdu, August 2018.
77. State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, July 2018.
76. Photo-IUPAC Conference, Dublin, Ireland, July 2018.
75. Molecular Chirality Conference, Chiba University, Japan. May 2018.
74. Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan. May 2018.
73. Osaka Prefecture University, Japan. May 2018.
72. Illinois Institute of Technology, October 2017.
71. St. Mary’s University, San Antonio - Jose Miguel Cimadevilla Memorial Seminar, October 2017.
69. ACCA College symposium, Lewis University, October 2017.
68. American Chemical Society Meeting, Fall 2017-Washington DC. August 2017.
67. 2017 Great Lakes Regional Meeting, Fargo, ND. June 2017.
66. 7th Ohio Photochemistry Society Conference, Toledo, OH.  May 2017.
65. National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India.  Feb 2017.
64. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. Jan 2017.
63. 26th Inter-American Photochemical Society Conference, Sarasota, Fl. - Jan 2017.
62. Joint symposium Speaker - JTBW2016 and KNJS2016, Kagoshima, Japan (Oct-Nov 2016).
61. NDSU, Environmental and conservational science program speaker (Sep 2016).
60. International Symposium on Materials from Renewables (ISMR), Fargo, ND. July 19-20, 2016.
59. 26th Midwest Organic Solid State Symposium, Grand Forks, ND – Plenary speaker, June 2016 (Plenary lecture)
58. Gordon Research Conference in Photochemistry, Stone Hill College, Boston, MA. USA. July 2015.
57. 19th Green Chemistry Conference – Bethesda, MD, July 2015
56. University of Pondicherry (Central university), Pondicherry, December 2014.
55. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India November 2014.
54. American Society for Photobiology, San Diego, CA. June 2014.
53. University of Georgia, GA. Jan 2014.
52. Rice University, Houston, Tx. December 2013.
51. University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. October 2013.
50. Young investigator symposium organized by ACS-Committee on Science (ACS-COMSI),Indianapolis, ACS national meeting, Fall 2013.
49. Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Mumbai, India. July 2013.
48. Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, India. July 2013.
47. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl. March 2013.
46. University of Miami, Miami, Fl. March 2013.
45. Inter-American Photochemical Society, Young investigator award lecture, Sarasota, Fl. January 2013.
44. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE. November 2012.
43. University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE. November 2012.
42. Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. September 2012.
41. Sigma Xi – Young investigator award lecture; June 2012 (Plenary Public Lecture).
39. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. March 2012.
38. University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. December 2011.
37. Osaka University, Osaka (Suita campus, GCOE young professor invited lecture, Host: Yoshihisa Inoue), Japan, October 2011.
36. Osaka University, Osaka (Toyonaka campus, GCOE young professor invited lecture, Host: Akira Harada), Japan, October 2011.
35. University of Texas at Arlington, Texas. September 2011.
34. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. September 2011.
33. Young Investigator Symposium. ACS Fall Meeting, Denver, CO. USA. August, 2011.
32. Gordon Conference in Photochemistry, Boston, MA. USA. July 2011.
31. 2nd International Conference on Cucurbiturils (ICCB-2011), University of Cambridge, June-July 2011.
30. Materials and Nanotechnology Forum, NDSU, June 2011.
29. The DuPont Company, Wilmington, Delaware. USA. February 2011.
28. Mayville State University; November 2010.
27. ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Swiss chemical society, Fall meeting; September 2010.
26. University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland, September 2010.
25. University of Padova, Padova, Italy, September 2010.
24. University of Iowa, Iowa, April, 2010.
23. University of Miami, Miami, Fl. March 2010.
22. Marquette University, March 2010.
21. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. February 2010.
20. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. February 2010.
19. University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. February 2010.
18. South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. USA. November 2009.
17. Gordon Conference in Photochemistry, Smithfield, RI. USA. July 2009.
16. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, November 2008.
15. Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN, November 2008.
14. MWRM-ACS Photochemistry & Solar Energy Symposium, Kearney, NE. October 2008.
13. PICNICS – seminar given at south Fargo High School, September, 2008.
12. MARM-ACS Photochemistry Symposium, New York, NY. May 2008.
11. Department of Chemistry, Central University, Pondicherry, India. March 2008.
10. Department of Chemistry, Bharadhidasan University, Trichy, India. March 2008.
09. PICNICS – seminar given at south Fargo High School, September, 2007.
08. Exploring new frontiers in modern photochemistry and physical organic Chemistry, University of Miami, Miami, FL. January 2007.
07. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio University, Athens, OH, February 2006.
06. Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, January 2006.
05. Department of Chemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, November 2005.
04. “Stereoselectivity Through Multidimensional Control” Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, September 2004.
03. “Enantioselectivity Through Multidimensional Control” Sixth Annual Wyeth/Columbia Workshop, New York, May 2004.
02. “Asymmetric Induction During Photoisomerization of Diphenylcyclopropane Derivatives: A Study In Isotropic and Confined Media” Inter-American Photochemical Society-Winter conference – Talk presented for receiving the Closs award, Clearwater beach, Florida, January 2003.
01. “Asymmetric Photoreaction In Organized Media” Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, January 2001.

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