BIO TECH Dr. Smila. K. H

Name                             :: Dr. Smila. K. H

Designation                :: Associate Professor

Contact Address        :: Department of Biotechnology, Vel Tech High Tech

Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi

Degree                           :: Ph. D in Biotechnology

Degree University Field of Specialisation
M. Sc Bharathiar University Biotechnology
Ph. D Periyar University Biotechnology

Years of Experience  ::  9 Years  5 Months

Conference Attended            ::

  1. National Conference on Status and Prospects of Medicinal Plant Resources and Herbal Technology conducted at Saraswathi Narayanan College (Autonomous), Madurai, TN
  1. National conference on “Recent Trends in Biochemical Engineering” held on 16th august, 2012 organized by Dept. of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering, Vel Tech High tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai.
  2. National conference on “Traditional medicine: the untapped treasure in modern drug discovery” held on 30& 31, August, 2013 organized by Dept. of Biotechnology, Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai.
  3. National conference on “Application of nanotechnology in Diagnostics and therapeutic procedures” held on 20 & 21, Dec, 2012 organized by Dept. of Biotechnology, Vel Tech High tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai.
  4. National conference on “multi challenges in water and waste water treatment technologies (MCWWTT 14)” held on 24, Jan, 2014 organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, Vel Tech High tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai.

Workshop Attended ::

National Workshop on “Applications of Vermicomposting Practices for Sustainable Agricultural Development”, 21-22nd February 2013, sponsored by DBT, New Delhi and organized by Dept. of Biotechnology, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering & Technology, Maduranthagam, Kancheepuram Dt- 603 308.

FDP Attended           ::

  1. Staff Development Program on “Frontiers in Fungal Biotechnology”, 6-18 December, 2010, organized by Department of Biotechnology, Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai – 62. Tamil Nadu, India.
  2. Faculty Development Programme on “Applications of nanotechnology in diagnostic and its therapeutic procedures(ANDTP) at Vel Tech High Tech Engineering college between 15 to 29th Novomber 2013
  3. AICTE sponsored SWSS Faculty Development Program on “Marine microbiology and its application”, 4th -19th May, 2015, organized by Department of Biotechnology, Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai – 62. Tamil Nadu, India.

Seminar Attended     ::

  1. National Level Biological Congress on Biome and Biosciences conducted at Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, TN
  2. International Congress on Recent advances in Biosciences conducted at PGP College of Arts and Science, Namakkal, TN
  3. National Symposium on Recent trends in Biosciences conducted at Sri Paramakalyani College, Alwarkurichi, TN
  4. 4th National Level Biological Congress On Biotechnology- A Boon To Humanity, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, TN
  5. National Seminar- Bio Enja Futura 06 Biological Sciences- Its impact on Environment, conducted at Sri Jagadguru Renukacharya College of Science, Arts and Commerce, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  6. National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology conducted at Mahendra Arts and Science College, Kalippatty, TN
  7. 5th National Level Biological Congress On Biotechnology – A Global Perspective, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, TN
  8. National symposium on Scientist oration for research and technique in biotechnology – 2006 conducted at Vivekeneda College of arts and Sciences for Women, Tiruchengode, TN.
  9. National level 2nd Biological congress on Perspectives and Future trends in Biological Sciences, BIOFOCI-2K5 organized by Selvamm Arts and Science College, Namakkal, TN
  1. Seminar Title: Seminar on “Sustainable livelihood intervention for Rural Areas & Weaker Sections – New paradigms. Held at: Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC) Held on: 04.12.2010
  2. Seminar Title: Seminar on “Sustainable livelihood intervention for Rural Areas & Weaker Sections – New paradigms. Held at: Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC) Held on: 04.12.2010
  3. Participated as Resource person in National level Seminar on “Prospect of Marine Biotechnology for industry and Stakeholders” on 28.02.2013organized by Dept. of Biotechnology at AMET University.
  4. National level seminar on “ Frontiers in Marine Biotechnology” on 28.02.2012 organized by Dept. of Biotechnology, Vel Tech High tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai.
  5. National Workshop on “Applications of Vermicomposting Practices for Sustainable Agricultural Development”, 21-22nd February 2013, sponsored by DBT, New Delhi and organized by Dept. of Biotechnology, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering & Technology, Maduranthagam, Kancheepuram Dt- 603 308.
  6. Seminar organised by Department of Biomedical Engineering ,SMK FOMRA Institute of technology held on 01.10.2015.

 Research Paper Published::

  1. H. Smila., M. Johnson and M. Rajasekara Pandian., Studies on Varietal difference, tissue specificity and developmental variation of esterase and peroxidase isozymes in Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br], (2007), Indian Journal of Biotechnology, Vol 6, pp 91-99.
  2. S. Senthilkumar., M. Sureshkumar., E.G. Wesely., M. Rajasekara Pandian., Smila. K.H and M. Sundararajan, Organogenesis in Tecoma stans (L) Kunth Ex HBK, (2005), Journal of Theoretical and Experimental Biology, Vol 1(4), pp 163-165.
  3. Rajasekara Pandian., G. Sharmila Banu., G. Kumar and K.H. Smila. Medicinal plants of ethnobotanical importance curing diabetes from Namakkal dist (Tamil nadu), India (2006), Indian Journal of Environment and Ecoplanning, vol 12(1), pp 201-205.
  4. Rajasekara Pandian., G. Sharmila Banu., G. Kumar and K.H. Smila. In vitro antimicrobial activity of Pergularia daemia, (2005), National Journal of Life Sciences vol 2(1&2), pp 63-65.
  5. Rajasekara Pandian., G. Sharmila Banu., G. Kumar and K.H. Smila. Physico-chemical characteristics of drinking water in selected areas of Namakkal town (Tamil Nadu), India: a case study, (2005), Indian journal of Environment and Ecoplanning, vol 10(3), pp 789- 792.
  6. Rajasekara Pandian., G. Sharmila Banu., G. Kumar and K.H. Smila. Impact on textile mill effluent on seed germination and seedling growth of Lablab purpureus L., (2005) Indian journal of Environment and Ecoplanning vol 10 (3), pp845-848.
  7. P C, Rajendran., P.M, Srikanth., T G Manju and Smila K H., Breaking seed dormancy and sex determination through biotechnological approaches in Garcinia gummigutta gummigutta (L.) Rob. National seminar on Agri-business village Concept for Sustainable Livelihood, pp50.
  8. Smila K.H.,Salma S.,Shobana S.,Sangeetha S.,Renugadevi A., Revathi K., Pandian M.R. , Micropropagation of Passiflora foetida L. var. Hispida (dc.) killip. Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences, 2007, vol./is. 9/4(803-806), 0972-3005.
  9. Aruna, P., R. Muthezhilan, H. Smila, and M. Govindaraju, 2011. A study on the effect of fly ash on the growth response of Helianthus annus (Sunflower), International Journal of Applied Biology, 2 (1): 44-49.
  10. Radhika, S., H. Smila and R. Muthezhilan, 2011. Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activity of Punica granatum LINN on alloxan induced rats. Published in World Journal of Medical Sciences, 2011, Vol. 6 (4): 178-182. ISSN 1817-3055.
  11. Smila, K. H. Muthezhilan, R., Radhika S. and RajasekaraPandian, M. 2011. Studies on Genetic Confirmity of Two Micropropagated Medicinal Plants using Isozymes.  Published in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, 2011, 1(3):325-330. ISSN 2249-9075.
  12. Radhika, , K.H. Smila and R. Muthezhilan, 2011. Cardio protective activity of Hybanthus enneaspermus LINN on Isoproterenol induced rats. Published in Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, 2011 Vol1 (3) July-September, pp. 90-97. ISSN: 2231-6345.
  13. Sekar Babu H, Nithyananthi M, Smila KH and Santhosh Kumar MRL,               A Review on the Male Anti Sterility Herbs in Practice among the Rural and Tribal Communities of Western Ghats for a Potent Drug Discovery.  Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 5(3): 961- 965. ISSN: 0975-8585.
  14. K. H., Priyanka. J. D., Srinithya. B., Sripriya. N., Udaya prakash. N. K, 2014. Studies on phytochemistry and bioefficacy of cultivars of Piper betle Linn. International journal of research in Pharmaceutical sciences, 5(2): 94-98. ISSN: 0975-7538.
  15. Raju, S., Muralidharan, R., Smila H, and Krishnan, 2014. Synthesis, Spectral and Antibacterial Studies of Semi-Organic Single Crystal: Barium Thiourea Chloride. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 5(5) : 1440- 1445, ISSN: 0975-8585.
  16. Sathishpandiyan S, Prathap S,  Vivek P, Chandran M , Bharathiraja B , Yuvaraj D , Smila K H, 2014.  Ethnobotanical Study of Medicinal Plants Used by Local People in Ariyalur District, Tamilnadu, India. nternational Journal of ChemTech Research   IJCRGG ISSN : 0974-4290  6, No.9, pp 4276-4284.
  17. Priya Tharishini P, Saraswathy N.C, Smila K.H, Yuvaraj D, Chandran M, Vivek, 2014. Green Synthesis of Gold Nano Particles from Cassia auriculata Leaf Aqueous Extract and Its Cytotoxicity Effect on in Vitro Cell Line, International Journal of ChemTech Research IJCRGG ISSN: 0974-4290, Vol.6, No.9, pp 4241-4250.
  18. R, Mahalakshmi. T, Manasa Satheesh, and Smila. K.H, 2015. Antioxidant and Ecofriendly Ovicidal Activity of Medicinal plants Against Some Common Plant Pests. Published in International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp 2152-2160. ISSN(Online) : 2319 – 8753.
  19. Pavithra Sivakumar,NikhishaaSree R,Jessy Padma B, NithyananthiM, Saraniya P and Smila K H, 2016. Antimicrobial activity of selected spices- a bio preservative approach. Published in Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 9 (1): 304-307.

Research Projects Completed          ::

  • Received TNSCST funding for students project

Research Position Held         ::         

  1. Worked as Senior Research fellow in ICAR Ad-hoc scheme on Kudampuli“Micropropagation and development of seedless Malabar tamarind through in vitro techniques” at Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur from 28.04.2003 to 25.07.2003.
  2. Worked as Research Associate in DBT project on tissue culture research in Cashew at KAU, Thrissur from 17.11.1999 to 06.06.2002

 Memberships in Professional Bodies::-

  1. Life Member in BRSI
  2. Life Member IAENG.
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