Department of Chemistry

Dr. Della Therese Davis

Assistant Professor

Date of Joining

: 01-10-2019

Area of interest

: Computational Chemistry

No of years of experience

: 2

Course Institution Year
B. Sc. Chemistry St. Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda, University of Calicut 2009
M. Sc. Applied Chemistry Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi 2011
Ph. D.  CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology,  Thiruvananthapuram, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research 2018
Designation Institution Period
Guest lecturer St. Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda 11/1/2018 to 9/30/2019
Name of award/fellowship Awarded by Year
First Rank Holder in B. Sc. Chemistry  University of Calicut 2009
Summer Research Fellow Indian Academy of Sciences  2010
Best oral presentation award, HEAM Scientist 2018 University of Kerala,Karyavattom 2018
Qualified CSIR-UGC NET Examination in June 2010 (NET), Dec 2010 ( CSIR- JRF), June 2011(CSIR- JRF) CSIR 2011
Title Year Indexed in Citation
Anion-encapsulating endohedral fullerenes as large anions: A DFT study. Therese Davis Della and Cherumuttathu H. Suresh, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 24885 -24893. 2018 NIL
A noncovalent binding strategy to capture noble gases, hydrogen and nitrogen: Cherumuttathu H. Suresh, Neetha Mohan and Therese Davis Della, J. Comput. Chem. 2018, 39, 901 – 908. 2018 NIL
Sumanene: an efficient ?-bowl for dihydrogen storage: Therese Davis Della and Cherumuttathu H. Suresh, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 6227 - 6235. 2018 NIL
Dihydrogen binding affinity of polyatomic anions: a DFT study: Therese Davis Della and Cherumuttathu H. Suresh, ACS Omega 2017, 2, 4505 - 4513. 2017 NIL
Massive dihydrogen uptake by anionic carbon chains: Therese Davis Della and Cherumuttathu H. Suresh, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 5830 - 5838. 2017 NIL
The remarkable ability of anions to bind dihydrogen: Therese Davis Della and Cherumuttathu H. Suresh, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 14588 - 14602. 2016 NIL
Bimetallic core–shell nanocomposites using weak reducing agent and their transformation to alloy nanostructures: Udishnu Sanyal, Della Therese Davis and Balaji R. Jagirdar, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 7147 – 7157. 2013 NIL
Title Conference/Seminar Details Date
"Dihydrogen Binding Affinity of Anions of Different Sizes and Shapes:A DFT Approach at “Recent Trends in Computational Chemistry and Drug Design” A National Seminar Organized by the Department of Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College(Autonomous), Irinjalakuda 28-01-2019
"Dihydrogen binding affinity of anions of different dimensions: A DFT approach towards hydrogen storage” HEAM Scientist 2018, A national conference on Hydrogen Energy and Advanced Materials,  held at University of Kerala, Karyavattom 05-03-2018
"Dihydrogen binding affinity of bare anions: A DFT study towards hydrogen storage” 15th Indian Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (TCS), held at University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 14-12-2016
Title Organized By Period
National FDP on Teaching and learning in Post COVID Era in Association with GAD-TLC, MHRD under the Scheme PMMMNMTT  St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda January 15-21, 2021
One-month Faculty Induction Programme TLC Ramanujan College under the Ministry of Education March- April 2022
UG/ PG Paper Title
PG SJPCHE1C01- Quantum Mechanics & Computational Chemistry
PG SJCHE1C02- Elementary Inorganic Chemistry
PG SJCHE2C07- Reaction Mechanism in Organic Chemistry
PG SJCHE4E05- Industrial Catalysis
UG SJCHE5B06 - Inorganic Chemistry III
UG SJCHE5B08 - Physical Chemistry II
UG SJCHE6B10- Organic Chemistry III
UG SJCHE6B12- Advanced & Applied Chemistry
UG SJCHE1C01 – General Chemistry
UG SJCHE2C02 – Physical Chemistry
UG SJCHE4C04 – Physical & Applied Chemistry

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