5500 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064
|B.I.T.S. Pilani, India||B.S. and M.S.||1977||Chemistry|
|Mississippi State University||Ph.D.||1989||Analytical Chemistry|
Positions & Employment
|1997 - present||Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Miles College, Fairfield, AL|
|1996 - 2002||Visiting Faculty, Part-time faculty Lawson State Community College, Birmingham, AL|
|Summer 1998||Visiting Faculty, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama. part-time summer teaching|
|Summer 1995||Visiting Faculty, Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama|
|1977 - 1982||Senior Chemist, Sarabhai Research Center, New Drugs Research Division, Vadhodara, India|
|1989, 1990 - 1994||Jacksonville State University, Dept. of
Chemistry, Jacksonville, AL
ENSOTECH, Sun Valley, CA, Quality Control Supervisor of Analytical Laboratories
Environmental analysis of Pharmaceuticals and priority pollutants in treated water, Nano technology using single walled and multi walled carbon nanotubes, Pharmaceticls in domestic waste effluents by GC/MS and HPLC. Nucleotide synthesis using synthetic organic chemistry techniques.
Chao Zheng, Swaminathan Subramaniam, Victor F. Kalasinsky and James R.
During. Raman and infrared studies supported by ab initio calculations for
the determination of conformational stability, silyl rotational barrier and
structural parameters of cyclohexyl silane. Journal of Molecular Structure
785 (1-3): 143-159 March 6, 2006.
S. Subramaniam, M. J. Lance, C. J. Rawn, B. C. Chakoumakos and A. J. Rondinone. Raman Spectroscopic Studies on Structure I and Structure II Trimethylene Oxide Hydrate. Canadian Journal of Physics, 83, 2005, Pages 941-949, ISSN: 1208-6045
V.F.Kalasinsky, S. Subramaniam, C. F. Su and R. L. Cook. Raman, infrared, and microwave spectra and conformational preferences of meso-Bisoxirane. Journal of Molecular Structure 550: 521-530, Sp. Iss. SI Sep 5, 2000.
DoD instrumentation award
RSEC visiting faculty research awards (two different institutions)
Served as an advisor to 5 undergraduate students, and as a committee member to 4 undergraduate students. These resulted in abstract presentations and poster presentations
Teacher education committee
Research director for HBCU-UP program
Alabama Academy of Sciences
Cahaba River Society
-Recipient of Department of Defense Research grant to purchase of FT-NMR
equipment in the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Miles
College (June 2007)
-Recipient of University of Minnesota-RSEC research fellowship in the department of chemistry. Research work was carried out on the analysis of pharmaceuticals in wastewater effluents using SPE/GC/MS and monitored the effect of chlorination on specific pharmaceuticals. Research Mentor: Dr. Kris McNeill. (Summer 2006)
-Recipient of UT-RSEC research fellowship (An NSF sponsored program at the Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN). Research work was done at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Organic and Biological Mass Spectrometry department. Carried out research on separation and quantification of PAHs and porphyrins by HPLC/APPI/MS and HPLC/APCI/MS. (2003 and 2004 summer)
University of Alabama at Birmingham and Tuscaloosa
University of Minnesota
University of Tennessee
Summer 2008: Worked as a Co-PI and Subcontractor for EPA grant
EP-C-07-014 on Identification and Treatment of Emerging Contaminants in Wet
Weather Flows, in collaboration with the Environmental Institute, Department
of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, The University of
Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
PI: Dr. Robert Pitt, Professor, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
July 22 – July 27, 2007: Participated in the NSF sponsored CWCS workshop on Material Science and Nanotechnology for Chemists, conducted by the department of chemistry at Beloit College, Beloit, Wis. Advanced training in the nanotechnology and material science laboratory for undergraduate curriculum.
Summer 2007: HBCU-UP summer research at the Materials Engineering Department, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. Research Mentor:
Dr. D. Dean, Professor. “Fictionalization of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes and its epoxy polymer composites”
Summer 2006: Recipient of University of Minnesota-RSEC research fellowship in the department of chemistry. Research work was carried out on the analysis of pharmaceuticals in wastewater effluents using SPE/GC/MS and monitored the effect of chlorination on specific pharmaceuticals. Research Mentor: Dr. Kris McNeill.
Summer 2005: Participated in FaST (Faculty and Student Team) research at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY. Research work was carried out in the Environmental Technology Division with Dr. Terry Sullivan, on mercury profiling near a coal burning utility plant at Monticello, Texas.
2005: Book review: The Physical Universe, Krauskopf and Beiser, Mc Graw Hill, 11th Edition
2003 – Present: Chemistry faculty coordinator for the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP), at Miles College. Conducted chemistry workshops and relevant laboratories for both college and high school students during summer.
1997: Book Reviewer for Mc Graw Hill, “Organic Chemistry”, Francis Carey, 4th Edition Book Reviewer for Mc Graw Hill, “General Chemistry’, Wang, 5th Edition
1997 - 2003: High School Science Day chief judge for posters from chemistry department, Chemistry curriculum development at Miles College and Lawson State College. Greening of Miles College through tree planting campaign. Incorporated micro scale laboratory techniques in organic chemistry curriculum.
Research on “Cahaba River” of Birmingham for pollutants using standard analytical methods.
1998 - 2003: Organizer of science shows in elementary and middle schools of Greater Birmingham
1999 - Present: Faculty advisor for Science Club at Miles College and Science News Letter publication
1998, 1999: Served on K-12 Teachers Education Program and participated in chemistry workshops.
Summer 2002: Oak Ridge Institute of Science Education, (ORISE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); summer research at High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR). Research on neutron scattering studies on clathrate hydrates, and vibrational analysis of clathrate hydrates.
Summer 2001: Research training award in Materials Science and Engineering, Summer program, Department of Materials Engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1999–2004: Miles College – Summer Science Faculty Grant, HBCU-UP program-support for summer research students and faculty stipend.
Summer 1997, 1998, 1999: Mentored three high school students in Alabama Project SEED, and ACS sponsored program
Advanced instrumentation lab in the division of Natural Sciences and
Mathematics, Miles College, Fairfield, Alabama - HBCU-UP funded research
Number of Participants - 3
Funding Agency - NSF
Role of Professor Subramaniam - Research Director
Year 1 - Dates: 6/8/05 through 8/20/05
|Mentor - Dr. Terry Sullivan|
|Departments - Environmental Science and Technology|
|Project Name - Profiling of mercury near a coal burning power plant in Texas|
|Description - Sampling for and testing of mercury due to coal burning activities near power plants in Texas. Analysis and quantification was done using DMA mercury analyzer.|
|Number of participants - 3|
BNL is unique due to its location and motivating atmosphere for research. The mentor and the FaST officials were very helpful during our tenure at Upton, NY. The FaST program opened up new avenues of research and collaborations for Miles College students and faculty.
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Building 438, PO Box 5000
Upton, New York 11973-5000
(631) 344-5832 fax
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Bldg. 438 - P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000
Phone: (631) 344-4000