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Work Experience

Assistant Professor

St. Francis Xavier University

August 2018 - Present

Visiting Researcher

St. Francis Xavier University

October 2017 - July 2018

Chemical Consultant

Self Employed

June 2016 - July 2018

Chemical Consultant

Self Employed

September 2014 - June 2016

Chief Scientific Officer

Aashraya Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

May 2013 - August 2014

Associate Scientist

ITC Life Sciences and Technology Centre

July 2008 - May 2013

Postdoctoral Consultant

ITC Life Sciences and Technology Centre

January 2008 - June 2008

Postdoctoral Fellow

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

November 2006 - December 2007

Postdoctoral Fellow

Australian National University Research School of Chemistry

September 2005 - August 2006

Education

B. Ed. (Education)

University of Alberta

September 2014 - April 2016

Ph.D. (Chemistry)

Dalhousie University

September 2001 - August 2005

M.Sc. (Chemistry)

McGill University

September 1998 - June 2001

B.Sc. (Honours) (Chemistry)

McGill University

September 1994 - April 1998

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Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Balakrishnan Viswanathan, Christopher J. Barden, Russell J. Boyd(2006). A Non-Born–Oppenheimer Self-consistent Field Method . Journal of Mathematical Chemistry. 42. (3). p. 353--365. Springer Nature
B. Viswanathan, C. J. Barden, R. J. Boyd(2006). Calibration of a computational scheme for solvation studies: halide ions bound to water X(H2O)−(X = F, Cl, Br) . Molecular Physics. 104. (3). p. 389--394. Informa {UK} Limited
Balakrishnan Viswanathan, Christopher J. Barden, Fuqiang Ban, Russell J. Boyd *(2005). Calibration of a computational scheme for solvation: Group I and II metal ions bound to water, formaldehyde and ammonia . Molecular Physics. 103. (2-3). p. 337--344. Informa {UK} Limited
Balakrishnan Viswanathan, Alexei F. Khalizov, Pascal Larregaray, Parisa A. Ariya(2003). A Theoretical Study on the Reactions of Hg with Halogens:  Atmospheric Implications . The Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 107. (33). p. 6360--6365. American Chemical Society ({ACS})
PATENT
1. B. Viswanathan, A.S.S.V. Srinivas, N. Rajasekaran, S. Kavasseri, Indian Patent 321917 (Application 201841010790 A), “A process for preparing amorphous silica”, filed 23/03/2018, granted 30/09/2019.
S. Achar, B. Viswanathan, S. Sydulu, K. Shanmugam, Indian Patent 314471 (Application 939/KOL/2012),"Improved Ploddable Transparent Soap Bar Composition", dated 16/08/2012.
B. Viswanathan, S.Sydulu, A.V. Chennareddy, S. Mani, Indian Patent 291835 (Application 272/KOL/2012), "High Lathering Soap And Process For Making The Same", dated 13/03/2012.
CONFERENCE POSTER
Vijayakumar, P.R., Singh B., Umapathy, S., Viswanathan, B., Ramamurthi S., Krishnan, V., 2009, “Raman Spectroscopy of Soap Crystals”, Poster, 2nd Asian Spectroscopy Conference, Seoul, South Korea.
Viswanathan, B., Ban, F., Boyd, R.J., 2005, “Calibration of a DFT-based Computational Scheme for the Study of Halide-Solvent Complexes”, Poster, 15th Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Sainte-Adèle, Quebec, Canada.
B. Viswanathan, F. Ban, C. Barden, R.J. Boyd, 2003, “Assessment of a Computational Scheme for the Study of Group I and II Metal Cation-Ligand Clusters”, Poster, 5th Computational Chemistry Conference, Toronto, Canada.
Viswanathan, B., Ariya,P.A., 2001, “Theoretical Investigation of Hg0 Reactions with X/X2/XO Species”, Poster, 84th Canadian Chemistry Conference, Montreal, Canada.
CONFERENCE PAPER
Viswanathan, B., Brittain, D.R.B., Izgorodina, E.I., Coote, M.L., 2006, “Application of DFT Methods to the Thermochemistry of Organic Reactions: Advisable?”, Presentation, 89th Canadian Society for Chemistry Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.