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Dr.G.Vijay Nair

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards
Photo Album
Research Areas


1.      CRSI- Silver Medal, 2006.

2.      Plenary Speaker, ACS-CSIR Symposium, OCCB-2006, NCL-Pune, January-2006.

3.      Plenary Speaker, International Symposium on Organic Chemistry (INSOC-2006), Kottayam, January-2006.

4.      Plenary Speaker, Southern Highlands Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Moss Vale, Australia, September-2005.

5.      Visiting Professor, National Science Council, Republic of China, Taipei, April-2005.

6.      Professor Sukh Dev Endowment Lecture, NCL, Pune, April-2005.

7.      A. V. Rama Rao Foundation Lecture, JNCASR, Bangalore, March-2005.

8.      Invited speaker ICOS–15, International Conference on Organic Synthesis, August-2004, Nagoya, Japan.

9.      Invited speaker IUPAC-24th ISCNP Symposium, New Delhi, January-2004.

10.  Invited speaker NOST Symposium-Goa, November-2003.

11.  Invited speaker- INSA-KOSEF Symposium, Seoul, S. Korea, August-2003.

12.  Hon. Professor, Dept. of Environmental Science, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 2002-06.

13.  Invited speaker, 11th IUPAC Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry directed towards Organic Synthesis (OMCOS11), Taipei, Taiwan, July 22-27, 2001.

14.  Invited speaker, 18th International Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Yokohama, Japan, July 29 – Aug.3, 2001.

15.  Visiting Professor, University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil (sponsored by Brazilian National Research Council), May 14-27, 2001.

16.  Invited Speaker, First International Conference on Multicomponent Reactions, Munich, Germany, October-2000.

17.  Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, 1999.

18.  Invited speaker, ISHC-17th International Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vienna, August-1999.

19.  INSA – DFG Visiting Scientist, Germany, 1998.

20.  Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Chemistry, 1998-2004.

21.  Prof. Devaprabhakara Memorial Oration, I.I.Sc., Bangalore, India, 1998.

22.  Prof. R. H. Sahasrabudhey Lecture, University of Nagpur, 1989.

23.  Outstanding Scientist Award, American Cyanamid Co., 1981.

24.  Visiting Scientist, Columbia University, 1978-81.



Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam - Mar. 1995, Jan. 1996, January- 2003

Smith Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Philadelphia, U.S.A, September-1996

Wyeth-Ayerst Research Center, Princeton, U.S.A, September-1996

University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany, May 1998, June-2005

University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, May-1998, July-2005

University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany, May-1998

University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany, May-1998

University of Freiburg, Germany – May 1998, July-2005

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, May-1999

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, May-1999

University of Tokyo, Tokyo, October-1999

University of Kyoto, Kyoto, October-1999

University of Osaka, Osaka, October-1999

University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany, October-2000

Glaxo Smith Kline, Raleigh, U.S.A, October-2000

Phoenix Pharmaceuticals, Raleigh, U.S.A, October-2000

Univ. of Nagoya, Japan, July-2001

Schering Plough Research Institute, U. S. A, October-2002

Wyeth Research Laboratories, U. S. A, October-2002.

University of Paris Curie Institute, France, May-2002

University of Rennes, Rennes, France, May-2002

University of Hannover, Germany, September-2002

Technical University of Clausthal, Germany September-2002

Max-Planck Institute, Dortmund, Germany, September-2002

Pfizer Symposium Speaker. I. I. Sc., Bangalore, 2002

University of Greifswald, Germany, June-2004

University of Regensburg, Germany, June-2004

University of Dresden, Germany, June-2004

Hümboldt University, Berlin, Germany, June-2004

Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, June-2004

University of Munich, Germany, June-2005

University of Köln, Germany, July-2005

University of Karlsruhe, Germany, July-2005

University of Siegen, Germany, July-2005

Technical University of Aachen, Germany, July-2005

University of Saarbruecken, Germany, July-2005

University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, August-2005

University of  New South Wales, Sydney , Australia, August-2005

University of Sydney, Australia, September-2005

Australian National University, Canberra, September-2005

University of Melbourne, Melbourne, September-2005

University of Rostock, Germany, July-2006

University of Dortmund, Germany, July-2006

University of Muenster, Germany, July-2006

University of Bonn, Germany, July-2006

University of Mainz, Germany, July-2006

University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A, October-2006

Pfizer Central Research, U.S.A, October-2006

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Germany, May-2007

Technical University of Berlin, Germany, May-2007

University of Leipzig, Germany, May-2007

Referee for Professional Journals

1.      Angewandte Chemie International Edition

2.      Journal of American Chemical Society

3.      Organic Letters

4.      Journal of Organic Chemistry

5.      Tetrahedron Letters

6.      Chemistry A European Journal

7.      European Journal of Organic Chemistry

8.      Canadian Journal of Chemistry


Last updated on 16. 09. 2011