Dr. E. Selvarajan

M.Tech, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology – Vellore Institute of Technology University, Tamil Nadu (April 2015).
  • Master of Technology in Industrial Bio-Technology - SASTRA University, Tamil Nadu with   CGPA of 9.11/10 and placed in First class with distinction (May 2009).
  • Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Bio-Technology - Arunai Engineering College, Anna   University,Chennai with 78% and placed in First class (April  2007).

 Professional Experience

              Organization             :  SRM IST, Research Assistant Professor (July’16 to til)

              Organization             :  NIT Calicut, Assistant Professor [Adhoc] (July’15 to May ‘16)

              Organization            :   DBT (Indo-Russia joint project), Senior Research Fellow (Jan’15 to Jun”15)

              Organization            :   Indian Council of Medical Research,Senior Research Fellow (Sep’13 to Dec’14)


Professional Membership


  • Indian Society for Technical Education-ISTE (Life Time)
  • The Biotech Research Society, India (Life Time)
  • Member of European Society for Nano Medicine-ESNAM                             



  • Biocatalysis and Enzymology
  • Bioprocess and Fermentation Technology
  • Chromatographic Bioseparation Processes



International journals: 24      [Cumulative Impact factor = 18.97]          

index : 7                    i10 index: 4

  • Jenifer Joseph, Kalim Deshmukh, Kuppanna Chidambaram, Muhammad Faisal, E. Selvarajan,Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni, M. Basheer Ahamed, Khadheer Basha Sheikh. Dielectric and Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Properties of Germanium Dioxide Nanoparticle Reinforced Poly (vinyl chloride) and Poly (methylmethacrylate) Blend Nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 2018
  •  Thirumal Kumar D, Maryam Umer Niazullah, Sadia Tasneem, Judith E, Susmita B, George Priya Doss C, Selvarajan E, Hatem Zayed. A computationalmethod to characterize themissense mutations in the catalytic domain of GAA protein causing Pompe disease. Journal of cellular Biochemistry 2018.
  • Manoj K, Selvarajan E, M.Rajesh (2018) Purification, Biochemical and Thermal Properties of Fibrinolytic Enzyme Secreted by Bacillus cereus SRM-001.  Preparative Biochemistry & Biotechnology 48(1), 34-42.
  • V.Mohanasrinivasan, C. Subathra Devi, E. Selvarajan, S. Jemimah Naine.Biosynthesis of MgO nanoparticles using Lactobacillus sp. and its activity against Human Leukemia cell lines HL-60”.  Bionanoscience 2018
  • E.Selvarajan, Shreya GopinathProduction, purification, characterization, immobilization, and application of Serrapeptase: a review"  Frontiers in Biology 2017
  • V. Mohanasrinivasan, Subathra CD, Jayasmita, D, Selvarajan E, Jemimah SN (2018) Purification and Characterization of Extracellular Lipase from Serratia marcescens VITSD2 Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. B Biol. Sci. (Jan–Mar 2018) 88(1):373–381
  • E.Selvarajan and Niharika Bhatnagar.Nattokinase: an updated critical review on challenges and perspectives”  Cardiovasular & Hematological Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 15 (2) 2017, 128-135. 
  • Sarva S, Kandula MKR, Yellapu NK, Selvarajan E, Vaithiyalingam M, Sandip KN and Cirandur SR (2017). Zinc tetrafluoroborate Catalyzed Synthesis, Molecular Docking and Cytotoxicity of Pyrrolidinyl aminophosphonates. Letters in Drug Design and Discovery 14(2), 139-150
  • Mohanasrinivasan V, Subathra DC, Avani M, Suman P, Aditi A, Selvarajan E, Suganthi V (2016) Fermentation of beet juice using lactic acid bacteria and its cytotoxic activity against human liver cancer cell lines HepG2. Current Bioactive Compounds, 12, 258-263
  • Santhisudha S, Jayaprakash SH, Siva PS, Selvarajan E, Mohanasrinivasan V, Suresh RC (2015) Synthesis, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity of bis(indolyl)methanes. Chinese Chemical Letters 27, 16-20. 
  • Selvarajan E, V.Mohanasrinivasan, C.Subathra Devi, George Priya Doss (2015). Immobilization of β-galactosidase from Lactobacillus plantarum HF571129 on ZnO nanoparticles: Characterization and lactose hydrolysis. Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering, 38(9), 1655-1669.
  • Selvarajan E, V.Mohanasrinivasan (2015) Kinetic studies on exploring lactose hydrolysis potential of β galactosidase extracted from Lactobacillus plantarum HF571129. Journal of Food Science and Technology 52(10), 6206-6217.   
  • V.Mohanasrinivasan, V.Suganthi, Selvarajan E, C.Subathra Devi (2013) “Bioremediation of endosulfan contaminated soil”. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment 17(11), 93-101.
  • Selvarajan E, Mohanasrinivasan V (2013) Biosynthesis and characterization of ZnO nanoparticles using Lactobacillus plantarum VITES07. Materials Letters, 112, 180-182
  • Mohanasrinivasan V, Mudit M, Jeny SP, Suneet KS, Selvarajan E, Suganthi V, Subathra C (2014) Studies on heavy metal removal efficiency and antibacterial activity of chitosan prepared from shrimp shell waste. 3Biotech, 4, 167–175.
  • Mohanasrinivasan V, Sriram KP, Ipsita N, Subathra C, Selvarajan E, Suganthi V Jemimah N S (2013) Fermentative production of extracellular pigment from Streptomyces coelicolor MSIS1. Research Journal of Biotechnology, 8(4), 31-41
  • Mohanasrinivasan V, Subathra D, Ritusree B, Falguni P, Mohor M, Selvarajan E, Suganthi V (2013) Enhanced production of nattokinase from UV mutated Bacillus sp.. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, 8(2), 110-115.

  • Ethical Issues and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Bioseparation Engineering
  • Bioreactor design and analysis
  • Biopharmaceutical Technology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Enzyme Engineering 
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Bioengineering Instrumentation
  • Bioinformatics Lab
  • Molecular Techniques Lab
  • Enzyme Engineering Lab
  • Microbial Genetics Laboratory
  • Training in labarotory safety

Interested candidates can send their resume to selvarae@srmist.edu.in

M. Tech and B. Tech Students can meet for the internal projects


Dr. E. Selvarajan, M.Tech., Ph.D
Research Assistant Professor 
Department of Genetic Engineering
School of Bioengineering
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
Email: selvarae@srmist.edu.in

Mobile:+91 9843430425

Scopus ID : 56862128400
Google scholar : https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=W2vSQzYAAAAJ&hl=en
ORCID : https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3447-6432