Dr. Mohammed Musthafa T N
Dr. Mohammed Musthafa T N

Dr. Mohammed Musthafa T N

HOD, Assistant Professor & Research Guide

E-mail id: karamusth2016@gmail.com

Area: Organic Chemistry

Affiliation: MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad

Qualification: MSc, PhD, PDF

Teaching Experience: 6 Years

MSc, Ph.D, Post Doc
Green Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Photochemistry
Green Chemical strategies for the novel synthesis of organic/heterocyclic compounds of Medicinal applications
2018: More than Six years Post Graduate & Under Graduate level teaching experience as Assistant Professor in Chemistry at MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad, University of Calicut, Kerala, India.
2018: Pharmaceutical Chemistry Board of Studies Member, University of Calicut
2017: Research Guideship in Chemistry at MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad, under University of Calicut, Kerala, India.
2016: Visiting Researcher (Post Doctoral Fellowship) in Laboratory of smart molecules, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.
2013: Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of Smart Molecules, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
2011: Ph.D. in Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
2007-19: More than Eight years of Research experience in Synthetic Organic, Medicinal Chemistry, NanoChemistry fields.
1. More than Six years Post Graduate & Undergraduate level teaching experience in Organic, Physical, Inorganic, Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry as Assistant Professor in MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad under University of Calicut, Kerala, India
2. Served as Coordinator of Research and Extension activities cell in MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad during 2013-2018 period.
3. Worked as Departmental Co-ordinator of Internal Quality Assurance Cell in MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad during 2013-2018 period.
4. Worked as Planning Board member in MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad during 2013-2018 period.
5. Served as Assistant Coordinator of Department of Science and Technology- FIST cell in MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad during 2014-2018 period.
6. Coordinator of UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Chemistry our Life Our Future” in 2014.
7. Coordinator of National Workshop on Microscale Experiments in Chemistry by Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad on March 12th 2015.
8. College Calendar & Hand book committee coordinator during 2014-18 period.
9. Chemistry Association Cell coordinator during 2014-18 period.
10. Organizing secretary of One day state level seminar sponsored by KSCSTE on “Biodiversity for connecting people to Nature & Intercollegiate quiz competition” on 15/06/2017
11. Coordinator of International seminar on “Mouse to Man To Drugs-Steps to Drug discovery” on 21,22 August 2017.
12. Coordinater of one day state level workshop on “Service Literacy and Acquiring API scores” A practical approach on 03-02-2018.
13. Coordinater of one day International research scholar interaction programme on 15-02-2018.
14. Served as Nodal officer of UG-CAP admission 2018-19.
15. Served as Chief Superintendent of University Theory/Practical Examinations in MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad during 2013-2018 period.
16. Served as Additional Chief Examiner for conducting Undergraduate, Postgraduate Chemistry Practical Examinations in various Government/Aided/Self finacing colleges under University of Calicut during 2013-2018 period.
17. Served as Additional Chief Examiner of the centralized valuation camp for Undergraduate, Postgraduate Chemistry Theory/ Practical Examinations under University of Calicut during 2013-2014 period.
18. Worked as Guest Lecturer in Chemistry in the Post Graduate Department of Chemistry, M.E.S KalladiCollege, Mannarkkad under University of Calicut, Kerala, India on temporary basis in 2011-2012 period.
19. Worked as a Chemistry teacher in a Higher Secondary School, Kerala, India during 2007- 2008 period.
1. Reviewer of the international journals, Medicinal Chemistry Research, Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews and Letters in Organic Chemistry.
2. Reviewed two research papers submitted to Medicinal Chemistry Research for publication in 2010 and 2011.
3. Reviewed a research paper dealing solvent-free microwave assisted green synthesis of various heterocycles, submitted to Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews in 2011.
4. Reviewed a research paper submitted to Letters in Organic Chemistry in 2016.
5. Selected for CSIR-UGC, India, Research Associate ship position in March 2012.
6. Post Doctoral Fellowship from Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, in 2013.
7. University Grants Commission, India, Minor Research Project Award for solvent-free organic synthesis in 2014.
8. KSCSTE Sponsored student Research Programme coordinatorship in 2017.
9. Mannarkkad Releif Centre Award, Kerala, India for significant contribution to the research works in 2013.
10. MES Central College Committee Award, Kerala, India for remarkable achievement and contribution to MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad, Kerala, India in 2014.
11. Visiting Research Fellowship from Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan in 2016-17.
12. Confederation of Kerala College Teachers Association Award in March 2018.
1. An efficient and novel synthesis of chromonyl chalcones using recyclable Zn(L- proline)2 catalyst in water. Zeba N Siddiqui, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N. Tetrahedron Letters. Elsevier, UK, DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.05.118. 52 (31) (2011) 4008–4013.
2. Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of novel hetrocycles from 5-chloro-3-methyl-1-phenylpyrazole-4-carboxaldehyde. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Shagufta Praveen, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N. Indian Journal of Chemistry. NISCIR, India. 50 B, (2011), 910-917.
3. Thermal solvent-free synthesis of chromonyl chalcones, pyrazolines and their in vitro antibacterial, antifungal activities. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Shagufta Praveen, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Anis Ahmad, Asad U. Khan. Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry. Informa Healthcare, UK. DOI: 10.3109/14756366.2011.577035. 27(1), (2012), 84-91.
4. Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial evaluation of novel heterocycles from chloropyrazole carboxaldehyde. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Farheen Farooq, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Anis Ahmad, Asad U. Khan. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society. Elsevier. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. DOI:10.1016/j.jscs.2011.03.016. 17 (2), (2013) 237–243.
5. Solvent and catalyst-free synthesis of bis-adducts of 3-formylchromone as potential antimicrobial agents. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Shagufta Praveen. Medicinal Chemistry Research. Springer Verlag, U.S.A. 22 (2013), 127–133.
6. Photophysics of Dihydroquinazolinone Derivatives: Experimental and Theoretical Studies. Pannipara M, Al-Sehemi AG, Kalam A, Mohammed Musthafa TN. Journal of Fluorescence. Springer (2017), 27(3):1161-1170. DOI: 10.1007/s10895-017-2051-0.
7. Thermal solvent-free synthesis of novel pyrazolyl chalcones and pyrazolines as potential
antimicrobial agents. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Anis Ahmad, Asad U. Khan. Biorganic&MedicinalChemistryLetters. Elsevier, USA. DOI:10.1016/j.bmcl.2011.03.080. 21(10), (2011), 2860-2865.
8. Synthesis of 4-hydroxycoumarin heteroarylhybrids as potential antimicrobial agents. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Anis Ahmad, Asad. U. Khan. Archiv Der Pharmazie-Chemistry in Life Sciences. WILEY-VCH, Germany. DOI: 10.1002/ardp.201000218. 344 (6), (2011), 394–401.
9. Zn(Proline)2-catalyzed knoevenagel condensation under solvent-free/aqueous conditions and biological evaluation of products. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Shagufta Praveen, Farheen Farooq. Medicinal Chemistry Research. Springer Verlag, U.S.A. DOI 10.1007/s00044-010-9376-4. 20, (2011), 1438-1444.
10. Microwave-assisted solvent-free synthesis of biologically active novel heterocycles from 3- formyl chromones. Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Zeba N. Siddiqui, Fohad M. Husain, Iqbal Ahmad. Medicinal Chemistry Research. Springer Verlag, U.S.A. DOI 10.1007/s00044-010-9386-2. 20, (2011), 1473-1481.
11. A highly efficient, simple and ecofriendly microwave induced synthesis of indolyl chalcones and pyrazolines. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Farheen Farooq, Mohammaed Musthafa. T.N. Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews. Tailor & Francis, UK. 4 (1) (2011) 63-68
1. Published Two day National Seminar Proceedings Chemistry Our Life Our Future, sponsored by University Grants Commission, India, Organised by Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad in January 20-21, 2014. Editors- Mohammed Musthafa. T. N., M.Ramachandran, Usman. M. February 2014.
2. Natural acid catalyzed solvent-free green synthesis of chromonyl chalcones and pyrazolines. Mohammed Musthafa.TN. Page No-42-50. National Seminar Proceedings Chemistry Our Life Our Future, Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad, January 20-21, 2014.
3. Natural acid catalyzed solvent-free green synthesis of Aldol condensation products at room temperature. Mohammed Musthafa.TN. Page No.128-136. Proceedings of National Conference on Trends and Innovations in Biological research. 16-17. February 2016. Department of Botany, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad. ISBN: 978-93-5265-444-4.
4. Microwave assisted pineapple juice catalysed solvent-free synthesis of Schiff bases. Page No.137-145. Mohammed Musthafa.TN. Proceedings of National Conference on Trends and Innovations in Biological research. 16-17. February 2016. Department of Botany, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad. ISBN: 978-93-5265-444-4
1. Attended National seminar on Green Strategies in Organic Syntheis held at Department of chemistry, Sree Neelakanta Govt Sanskrit College, Pattambi, Palakkad during 3-4 November 2011 and presented a paper orally on “Thermal Solvent-free green synthesis of novel pyrazolyl chalcones and pyrazolines as potential antimicrobial agents”.
2. Attended National seminar on ‘Chemistry Our Life Our Future’ held at Department of chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad during 20, 21 January 2014 and presented a paper orally on “Thermal Solvent-free green synthesis of novel chromonyl chalcones and pyrazolines as potential antimicrobial agents”.
3. Attended National seminar on ‘Chemistry Our Life Our Future’ held at Department of chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad during 20, 21 January 2014 and presented a paper orally on “Natural acid catalyzed solvent-free green synthesis of chromonyl chalcones and pyrazolines”.
4. Attended National seminar on ‘Characterization Techniques in Chemistry’ held at Department of chemistry, K.K.T.M. Govt College, Pullut, Kodungallur during 16, 17 December 2014 and presented a research paper orally on “Natural acid catalyzed solvent-free green synthesis of knoevenagel condensation products”.
4. Attended National seminar on Recent Advances in Nanotechnology held at Department of chemistry, Sree Neelakanta Govt Sanskrit College, Pattambi, Palakkad during 29-30 January 2015 and presented a research paper orally on “Solvent-free green synthesis of knoevenagel condensation products at room temperature”.
5. Attended National seminar on ‘Frontier Areas of Chemistry’ held at Department of chemistry, MES KVM College, Valanchery during 11, 12 February 2015 and presented a research paper orally on “solvent-free green synthesis of knoevenagel condensation products: a clean and efficient protocol using pineapple juice as a natural catalyst”.
6. Participated in UGC sponsored National workshop on Microscale Experiments in Chemistry organized by Post Graduate Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad on 12th March 2015 and presented a paper on “Microscale analysis orally”.
7. Participated in the KSCSTE sponsored one day seminar on Biodiversity for Connecting People to Nature organized by Post Graduate & Research Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad on 15th June 2017 and presented a paper orally on “Biodiversity- Challenges and Issues ”.
8. Attended International Conference on ‘Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research’ held in Lucknow, India, Feb 17-21, 2010 and presented a poster on ‘Microwave-assisted solvent-free synthesis of biologically active novel heterocycles from 3-formylchromones’.
9.Attended National Symposium on ‘Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences’ held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India on Feb 24-26 2010 and presented a paper entitled “Synthesis and characterization biologically important novel heterocycles from 5-chloro-3-methyl-1-phenylpyrazole-4-carboxaldehyde” orally.
10.Attended International Conference on Chemistry: Frontiers and Challenges held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India on March 5-6, 2011 and presented a poster on “Synthesis of novel series of 4-hydroxycoumarin heteroarylhybrids as potential antimicrobial agents”
1. Published Two dayNational Seminar Proceedings Chemistry Our Life Our Future, sponsored by University Grants Commission, India,Organised by Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad in February 2014. Editors- Mohammed Musthafa. T. N., M.Ramachandran, Usman. M. February 2014
1. Synthesis and reactions of chalcone, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N andZeba N. Siddiqui, National Seminar on Emerging Trends and Advances in Chemical Research held in University of Allahabad, India on 08-10 Feb, 2009.
2. Zn(Proline)2-catalyzed knoevenagel condensation under solvent-free/aqueous conditions and biological evaluation of products. Zeba N. Siddiqui and Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research held in Lucknow, India on Feb 17-21, 2010. Medicinal Chemistry Research (2010), S42-S44.
3. Microwave-assisted solvent-free synthesis of biologically active novel heterocycles from 3-formylchromones. Mohammed Musthafa. T.N and Zeba N. Siddiqui, Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research held in Lucknow,India, Feb 17-21, 2010. Medicinal Chemistry Research. (2010) 19 (1/6).
4. Synthesis and characterization of biologically important novel heterocycles from 5-chloro-3-methyl-1-phenylpyrazole-4-carboxaldehyde, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N and Zeba N. Siddiqui,National Symposium on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. Feb 24-26, 2010, 21.
5. Synthesis of novel series of 4-Hydroxycoumarin heteroarylhybrids as potential antimicrobial agents. Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Zeba N. Siddiqui, Farheen Farooq, Tabassum Khan and Kulsum Khan. International Conference on Chemistry:Frontiers and Challenges held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. March 5-6, 2011, OP-35.
6. One-pot green procedure for the synthesis of pyrido-pyrimidine derivatives under thermal solvent-free condition. Farheen Farooq, Zeba N. Siddiqui, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Kulsum Khan and Tabassum Khan. International Conference on Chemistry: Frontiers and Challenges held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. March 5-6, 2011, OP-10.
7. Synthesis of novel biologically important heteroarylchalcones and their derived pyrazolines. Kulsum Khan, Zeba N. Siddiqui, Farheen Farooq, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N and Tabassum Khan. International Conference on Chemistry: Frontiers and Challenges held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. March 5-6, 2011, OP-14.
8. Zinc-amino acid complex: An efficient, reusable catalyst for the synthesis of pyranopyridines in aqueous media. Zeba N. Siddiqui, Farheen Farooq, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Tabassum Khan and Kulsum Khan. International Conference on Chemistry: Frontiers and Challenges held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. March 5-6, 2011, OP-15.
9. Phosphorous Pentoxide catalyzed knoevenagel condensation: A facile, efficient and green synthesis of alkenes. Tabassum Khan, Zeba N. Siddiqui, Mohammed Musthafa. T.N, Farheen Farooq and Kulsum Khan. International Conference on Chemistry: Frontiers and Challenges held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. March 5-6, 2011, OP-152.
1. National Seminar on ‘Emerging Trends and Advances in Chemical Research’ held in Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, India on Feb 08-10, 2009.
2. International Symposium on ‘Free Radicals in Health and Disease’ held in Department of Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India on Feb 17-19, 2009.
3. International Conference on ‘Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research’ held in Lucknow, India, Feb 17-21, 2010and presented a poster on ‘Microwave-assisted solvent-free synthesis of biologically active novel heterocycles from 3-formylchromones’.
4. National Symposium on ‘Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences’ held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India on Feb 24-26 2010 and presented a paper entitled “Synthesis and characterization biologically important novel heterocycles from 5-chloro-3-methyl-1-phenylpyrazole-4-carboxaldehyde” orally.
5. International Conference on Chemistry: Frontiers and Challenges held in Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India on March 5-6, 2011 and presented a poster on “Synthesis of novel series of 4-hydroxycoumarin heteroarylhybrids as potential antimicrobial agents”.
6. National seminar on “Green Strategies in Organic Synthesis” held at Department of Chemistry, SreeNeelakanta Govt. Sanskrit College, Pattambi, Palakkad during 3-4, November 2011 and presented a paper orally on “Thermal Solvent-free green synthesis of novel pyrazolylchalcones and pyrazolines as potential antimicrobial agents”.
7. Attended International Conference organized by Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan on Nano-Macro Materials, Devices, and System Research Alliance Project in December 2012.
8. Participated in a `Two day faculty development programme for young college teachers` jointly organized by Kerala State Higher Education Council, Thiruvananthapuram and Muslim Educational Society, Calicut at MES Asmabi College, Kodunghallur on 21st , 22nd June 2013
9. Participated in a `Workshop for College Students and Teachers` which has held on 15-17 November 2013 at Trivandrum by the joint organizationof JNCASR, Bangalore and FCBS, Trivandrum.
10. National seminar on “Chemistry Our Life Our Future” held at Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad on 20th, 21st January 2014 and presented a paper orally on “Thermal solvent-free geen synthesis of chromonylchalcones and pyrazolines and their in vitro antimicrobial Activities.
11. Participated in the one-day seminar on the topic of Autonomous colleges-Perspectives in MES Mampad College, Mampad in February 2014.
12. Attended Two day Science Academies Lecture-Workshop in Advances in Spectroscopy held at Department of Chemistry, Govt Victoria College, Palakkad held on 7-8 March, 2014.
13. Attended three day Training Programme on Water Quality Management 16-18 July 2014 organized by Centre for water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM), Kozhikode, Kerala supported by Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), Govt of Kerala, India.
14. Workshop for College Chemistry Students and Teachers held in FCBS Trivandum during October 31-November 02, 2014.
15. National seminar on ‘Characterization Techniques in Chemistry’ held at Department of chemistry, K.K.T.M. Govt College, Pullut, Kodungallur during 16 & 17 December 2014
16. National seminar on Recent Advances in Nanotechnology held at Department of chemistry, Sree Neelakanta Govt Sanskrit College, Pattambi, Palakkad during 29 &30 January 2015
17. National seminar on ‘Frontier Areas of Chemistry’ held at Department of chemistry, MES KVM College, Valanchery during 11, 12 February 2015.
18. National Workshop on Microscale Experiments in Chemistry by Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad on 12th march 2015
19. National Seminar on Nanomaterials: From molecules to Medicines, by Department of Chemistry, Mercy College, Palakkad on 25 th June 2015.
20. National Conference on Colloquium on Exotic materials and its Implication in Societal Life by Research and Post Graduate Department of Chemistry on 17 & 18 December 2015.
21. Two Day workshop on Computational Quantum Chemistry by Department of Chemistry, SNGS College, Pattambi on 4 & 5 February 2016.
22. Two day National Conference on Trends and Innovations in Biological Research By Department of Botany, MES kalladi College, Mannarkkad on 16 & 17 February 2016.
23. 93rd Orientation Programme at UGC-HRDC, University of Calicut from 24-02-2016 to 22-03-2016 sponsored by UGC.
24. National Seminar on Enigma of Quantum Mechanics by Department of Physics, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad on 13th February 2017
25. National Seminar on Medicinal Chemistry, by Department of Chemistry, KAHM Unity Womens College, Manjeri on 24 & 25th July 2017.
26. State Level One day Workshop on Aquiring API Scores & Submitting PBAS based proposal under CAS-A practical approach by IQAC, Christ college, Autonomous, Irinjalakuda, Kerala on 1st April 2017.
27. One day state level seminar sponsored by KSCSTE on Biodiversity for connecting people to Nature on 15/06/2017 by Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad.
28. National level workshop on The use of Nonconventional Resources in Learning English Language and Literature, By Department of English, NGM College, Pollachi on 14 th July 2017.
29. 93rd Orientation Programme at UGC-HRDC, University of Calicut from 24-02-2016 to 22-03-2016 sponsored by UGC.
30. Refresher Course in Nanoscience at UGC- HRDC Kannur University from 01-03-2017 to21-03-2017sponsored by UGC
1. Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Board of Studies Member, University of Calicut from 2018 onwards
2. Board Member of Post Graduate and Under Graduate Practical Examinations Board of Farook College (Autonomous)
3. Board Member of Post Graduate and Under Graduate Practical Examinations Board of MES Mampad College (Autonomous)
4. Board Member of Post Graduate Practical Examinations Board of Vimala College Thrissur (Autonomous)