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Dr K. Shakeela

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : M.Sc,Ph D
Phone : +91 7708435101
Email ID : shakeela@crescent.education


Educational Background

Degree Discipline Year of Passing University
Ph D Materials Chemistry 2018 IIT Madras, Chennai
M.Sc Organic Chemistry 2011 S.V. University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh

Work Experience

Designation Institution Duration No. of Years
Assistant Professor B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology March 2019 to till date 2 months

Lecture Courses

  • Coordination chemistry
  • Environmental science
  • Organic chemistry


Area of Research Interest

  • Hybrid materials
  • Polyoxomtatalates (POMs)


  • K. Shakeela, A. Sri Dithya, Ch. Jagadeeshwara Rao and G. Ranga Rao, Electrochemical behaviour of Cu(II)/Cu(I) redox couple in 1-hexyl-3- methylimidazolium chloride ionic liquid, J. Chem. Sci., 127 (2015) 133-140
  • K. Shakeela, V. L. Sindhuri and G. Ranga Rao, Hydrophobic supramolecular assemblies of Keggin anions with lactam-lactim cationic tautomers, Polyhedron 137 (2017) 43-51
  • R. Meenakshi, K. Shakeela, S. Kutti Rani, G. Ranga Rao, Oxidation of Aniline to Nitrobenzene Catalysed by 1-butyl-3-methyl imidazoliumphosphotungstate Hybrid Material using m-chloroperbenzoic acid as an oxidant, Catal. Lett. 148 (2018) 246- 257
  • Lijin George, K. Shakeela, G. Ranga Rao and Manu Jaiswal, Probing steric effects in a Keggin-type polyoxometalate ionic liquid gated graphene transistor, Phys. Chem. Chem.Phys. 20 (2018) 18474-18483
  • K. Shakeela and G. Ranga Rao, Thermoreversible, hydrophobic ionic liquids of Keggin-type polyanions for biphasic metal extraction, ACS Appl. Nano Mat.1 (2018) 4642-4651
  • K. Shakeela, G. Silpa, Suresh Kumar Rayala and G. Ranga Rao, Polyoxometalate entrapped caprolactam gels and their cytotoxicity study, J. Chem. Sci.130 (2018) 107. (Selected for front page)
  • K. Shakeela, Sruthi Guru and G. Ranga Rao, Immobilisation of phosphomolybdate nanoclusters on polyelectrolyte matrix and its cationic dye adsorption studies (Manuscript to be submitted)

Paper Presentations at National/ International Conferences

  • K. Shakeela, G. Rajeshkhanna, E. Umeshbabuand G. Ranga Rao,Electrodeposition of Cu in1-hexyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ionic liquid, Chemistry in-House symposium (CiHS-2012), 22 Aug 2012, IIT Madras, Chennai (poster presentation)
  • K. Shakeela, “Orientation Programme in Catalysis Research” Nov.26-Dec.13 2012, sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, attended in IIT Madras, Chennai
  • K. Shakeela, Ch. Jagadeeshwara Rao, A. Sri Dithya and G. Ranga Rao, Electrodeposition of Cu-Pd Bimetallic Films Using 1-Hexyl-3-methylimidazolium Chloride Ionic Liquid, Fifth ISEAC Triennial International Conference on Advances and Recent Trends in Electrochemistry (ELAC-2013), 16-20 January 2013, ISEAC, Hyderabad (poster presentation)
  • K. Shakeela, V. Sinduri, Amneet Kaur and G. Ranga Rao, Polyoxometalate- caprolactam hybrid gel materials, International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM-2014), 19-21 February 2014, NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (poster presentation)
  • K. Shakeela and G. Ranga Rao, Hydrophobic supramolecular assemblies with Keggin anions and ε-caprolactam, 20 th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry, 3rd -5th February 2017, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam (poster presentation)
  • K. Shakeela and G. Ranga Rao, Keggin type polyoxometalate based ionic liquids for biphasic metal extractions, 7 th International Colloids Conference, 18th -21st June 2017, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain (poster presentation)