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Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Lakshmi C. Kasi Viswanath

Lakshmi C. Kasi Viswanath.

Lakshmi C. Kasi Viswanath

Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Oklahoma Baptist University

500 W. University, Shawnee, OK 74804




Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Oklahoma Baptist University
 – Present (2 years 2 months)Shawnee

Doctoral Candidate

Oklahoma State University
 – Present (6 years 9 months)Stillwater, OK- 74075

Dept. of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
• Conducted research in Organic Chemistry related to the development of new electron donor/acceptor Subphthalocyanine derivatives involving porphyrins, perylenes and hydroquinones
• Demonstrated ability and extensive hands-on experience in designing and executing multi-step synthesis, optimizing chemical processes and scale-up of synthetic methods
• Outstanding expertise in analyzing and identifying organic compounds by modern analytical techniques [NMR (1H, 13C, 19F, 11B), FT-IR, UV-Vis, Fluorescence Spectroscopy, HRMS, MALDI-TOF, GC/MS, LC/MS, TGA, DSC, HOPM, Cyclic Voltammetry etc.]
• Highly skilled in organic chemicals separation and purification by traditional and modern methods (Flash Chromatography, MPLC etc.)
• Adept in SciFinder Scholar, ChemDraw


Dept. of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
• Instructed students on General chemistry and Organic Chemistry
• Conducted office hours every week and assisted students in their homework and course projects


• Synthesis of Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Subphthalocyanine Dimers Containing a Hydroquinone Bridge, (Manuscript in preparation)
• Synthesis of Electron Donor-Acceptor Subphthalocyanine Derivatives of Porphyrins (Manuscript in preparation)
• Axial Reactivity of Dodecafluorosubphthalocyanine on ortho and para substituted perylene diimides (Manuscript in preparation)
• Paper Presentation on “Synthesis of Strained Porphyrinophanes as Novel Systems for Reactivity” in the 45th Midwest Regional Meeting American chemical Society, Wichita, KS, Oct-2010
• Poster Presentation on “Synthesis and Characterization of Subphthalocyanine–Porphyrin and Subphthalocyanine–Perylene Donor/Acceptor Conjugates ” in the 245th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, Apr-2013

Senior Research Officer

Sanmar Speciality Chemicals, Chennai
 –  (2 years 8 months)
• Designed and executed the syntheses of the target molecules and optimized existing chemical processes
• Handled 15 different projects ranging from 50 mg to 3 Kg dispatches
• Ample experience in handling pyrophoric and moisture sensitive chemicals such as n-BuLi, and Raney Nickel


Anna University

Master of Science (M.Sc.), Applied Chemistry, A

Project: Synthesis and Characterization of Symmetrical Chiral Liquid Crystal Dimers
o Synthesized five different organic based symmetrical chiral liquid crystal dimers and characterized their Liquid crystal Phases using HOPM and DSC

Gold Medalist (Rank 1)

Madras University

Bachelor's degree, Chemistry, A

Recipient of Gold Medal (Rank 1)


posted Oct 21, 2009, 8:58 AM by Faith Arrow   [ updated Mar 11, 2010, 2:52 PM ]
Lakshmi is a graduate student at Oklahoma State University and is very passionate to reach the lost with the word of Christ.  She actively participates at Hosanna Church, Stillwater, Oklahoma. She comes from India where she was used by God in ministering and working with youth groups. She has put a lot of hardwork for the New Testament Prophetic 101 class by attending the class and submitting all the homeworks.  We from FAMI are excited to come in contact with people like Lakshmi who burn for Christ....https://sites.google.com/site/famiwebclass/student-of-the-month/johndoe

Dr. Lakshmi Viswanath

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Dr. Lakshmi Chockalingam Kasi Viswanath earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Madras University in Chennai, India. She also earned a master’s degree in applied chemistry from Anna University in Chennai, India, a second master’s degree in philosophy in chemistry from Madurai Kamaraj University in Madurai, India, and a doctorate in organic chemistry from Oklahoma State University.
Viswanath previously served as the senior research officer for Sanmar Specialty Chemicals in Chennai, India. She has been awarded a gold medal- top rank- in the master’s program at Anna University, and the gold medal- top rank- bachelor’s program at Madras University.