Ph.D. (2002): University of Pune, (National Chemical Laboratory) 2002
Supervisor: Dr. B.S. Rao,
Thesis: Synthesis Of Nitrogen Containing Heterocycles And Acid Catalyzed Reactions Of Aromatic Amines Over Medium And Large Pore Zeolites
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) (1999):
Polymer science and Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India,1999.
Dissertation: Preparation of Monomers, Styrene Oxide and e-Caprolactam using Ferrierite (FER) as Catalyst
M.Sc. (1997): Organic Chemistry, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu, India,1997.
B.Sc. (1995): Chemistry (Allied Physics and Mathematics), Govt. Arts College, C.Mutlur, Chidambaram (Affiliated to Madras University)

Professional Experience
Post-doctoral research fellow (June 2006- May 2007): Institute of Chemical technology, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Post-doctoral research fellow (June 2005- April 2006): Advanced Chemical Technology Division, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), South Korea.
Post-doctoral research fellow (May 2003- April 2005): DelftChemTech, TUDelft, The Netherlands.

Papers published or accepted for publication in international journals

Anand Ramanathan, Tanja Archipov, Rajamanickam Maheswari, Ulf Hanefeld, Emil Roduner, Roger Gläser, “Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Properties of the Novel Manganese-Containing Amorphous Mesoporous Material MnTUD-1” Accepted Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Anand Ramanathan, M. Carmen Castro Villalobos, Cees Kwakernaak, Selvedin Telalovic and Ulf Hanefeld "Zr‐TUD‐1: A Lewis acidic, three‐dimensional, mesoporous, zirconium containing catalyst", Chemistry - A European Journal, 14(3) (2008) 961 – 972

I.C. Neves, G. Botelho, A.V. Machado, P. Rebelo, S. Ramoa, M.F.R. Pereira, A. Ramanathan, P. Pescarmona, "Feedstock recycling of polyethylene over AlTUD‐1 mesoporous catalyst"Polymer Degradation and Stability 92 (2007) 1513 – 1519.

Anand Ramanathan, Dirk Klomp, Joop A. Peters, Ulf Hanefeld, “Zr-TUD-1: a novel heterogeneous catalyst for the Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley reaction” J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical, 260 (2006) 62-69

R. Anand, M.S. Hamdy, P. Gkourgkoulas, Th. Maschmeyer, J.C. Jansen and U. Hanefeld “Liquid phase oxidation of cyclohexane over transition metal incorporated amorphous 3D-mesoporous silicates M-TUD-1 (M = Ti, Fe, Co and Cr)” Catalysis Today 117(2006) 279-283

R. Anand, R. Maheswari, and U. Hanefeld “Catalytic properties of the novel mesoporous aluminosilicate AlTUD-1” Journal of Catalysis 242 (2006) 82–91

M.S. Hamdy, R. Anand, Th. Maschmeyer, U. Hanefeld and J.C. Jansen “Co-TUD-1, A ketone selective catalyst for cyclohexane oxidation” Chemistry - A European Journal 12 (6) (2006) 1782-1789

M.S. Hamdy, G. Mul, W. Wei, R. Anand, U. Hanefeld, J.C. Jansen, J.A. Moulijn “Fe, Co and Cu-incorporated TUD-1: Synthesis, characterization and catalytic performance in N2O decomposition and cyclohexane oxidation” Catalysis Today 110(3-4) (2005) 264-271

R. Anand, M.S. Hamdy, Ulf Hanefeld, Thomas Maschmeyer “Liquid-Phase Oxidation of Cyclohexane over Co-TUD-1” Catalysis Letters 95 (3-4) (2004) 113-117

R. Anand, S. S. Khaire, R. Maheswari and K. U. Gore “Alkylation of biphenyl with t-butylalcohol over modified Y zeolites” J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical, 218(2) (2004) 241-246

R. Anand, S.S. Khaire, R. Maheswari, K.U.Gore and V.R. Chumbhale “N-Alkylation of aniline with ethanol over HY and dealuminated HY zeolites” Applied Catalysis A: General 242 (2003) 171–177

A. A. Belhekar, R. K. Ahedi, S. Kuriyavar, S. S. Shevade, B. S. Rao, R. Anand and Z. Tvaruzkova “Effect of acid sites of Al- and Fe-Ferrierite on m-xylene isomerization” Catalysis Communications, 4 (6) (2003) 295-302

R. Anand, R. Maheswari, K. U. Gore, S. S. Khaire and V. R. Chumbhale “Isopropylation of naphthalene over modified faujasites: effect of steaming temperature on activity and selectivity” Applied Catalysis A: General, 249(2)(2003) 265-272

R. Anand, R. Maheswari, S.G. Hegde and B.S. Rao “Alkylation of o-toluidine with methanol over acidic zeolites” J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical, 192(1-2) (2003) 253 – 262.

R. Anand, R. Maheswari, K. U. Gore and B. B. Tope “Tertiary butylation of phenol over HY and dealuminated HY zeolites” J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical,193 (1-2) (2003) 251 – 257.

R. Anand and B.S. Rao “Synthesis of 2-methyl pyrazine over zinc-modified ferrierite (FER) catalysts” Catalysis Communications 3 (2002) 29 – 35

R. Anand, R. B. Khomane, B. S. Rao and B. D. Kulkarni “Vapor phase Beckmann rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime over different ferrierite Zeolite catalysts” Catalysis Letters 78 (2002) 189 – 194

R. Anand, K.U. Gore and B.S. Rao “Alkylation of phenol with cyclohexanol and cyclohexene using HY and modified HY zeolites” Catalysis Letters 81 (2002) 33 – 41

R. Anand, Thomas Daniel, R.J. Lahoti, K.V. Srinivasan and B.S.Rao “Selective alkylation of Phenol with cyclohexanol over large pore zeolites” Catalysis Letters 81 (2002) 241 – 246

R. Anand, R. Maheswari K. U. Gore and V. R. Chumbhale “Selective alkylation of catechol with t-butylalcohol over HY and modified HY Zeolites” Catalysis Communication 3 (2002) 321–326.

R. Anand and B.S. Rao “Conversion of piperazine over acidic zeolites” Catalysis Communication 3 (10) (2002) 479 – 486.

A.A. Belhekar, S.V. Awate, and R. Anand “Photocatalytic activity of titania modified mesoporous silica for pollution control” Catalysis Communication 3 (10) (2002) 453 – 458.

R. Anand, S.G. Hegde, B.S. Rao and C.S. Gopinath “Catalytic Synthesis of 2-Methyl Pyrazine over Zn-Modified Zeolites” Catalysis Letters 84 (3-4) (2002) 265 – 272.

R. Anand, Siddhesh Shevade, R.K.Ahedi, S.P. Mirajkar and B.S.Rao “Epoxidation of styrene with TBHP/O2 over Ferrierite (FER) type molecular sieves” Catalysis Letters 62 (1999) 209 – 13

R. Anand, T.M. Jyothi and B.S.Rao “A comparative study on the catalytic activity of ZnO modified zeolites in the synthesis of alkylpyrazines” Applied Catalysis A: General 208 (2001) 203 – 211

Subhash. P. Chavan, R. Anand, K. Pasupathy and B. S. Rao “Catalytic acetylation of alcohols, phenols, thiols and amines with zeolite H-FER under solventless conditions” Green Chemistry, 3 (2001) 320 – 322

Papers published or accepted for publication in Indian journals

R. Anand, R. Maheswari, M. Agashe, V.R. Chumbhale and B.S. Rao “A comparative study of ortho- toluidine isomerization over medium and large pore zeolites” Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India 1 (2002) 95 – 101.

Poster & Oral Presentations = 13