American Journal of Chemistry

American Journal of Chemistry is a peer-reviewed chemistry journal. It is aimed to publish all the latest and outstanding research articles, reviews and letters in all areas of Chemistry.

Vijayakumar Ramalingam

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Chemistry

Post-doctoral Fellow, Trinity University, USA

Research Areas

organic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry and synthetic chemistry


2004- chemistry, The Graduate Center and City University of New York, NY, USA.
1999-2001 M.Sc.chemistry, Anna University, Chennai, India.
1996-1999 B.Sc.chemistry, Madras University, Chennai, India.


2009–presentPostdoctoral Research Associate, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, USA
2004–2009Graduate Research Assistant, City University of New York, NY, USA
2001-2004 Senior Chemist, Division of process research, Dr.Reddy’s laboratories, Hyderabad, India
2000-2001 Graduate Research Assistant, Anna University, Chennai, India.

Academic Achievement

2001, CSIR-UGC lectureship award, India
2004-2006, Science fellowship, The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY


2007-present, Member of the American Chemical Society

Publications: Journals

[1]  Nanomolar Binding of Peptides Containing Noncanonical Amino Acids by a Synthetic Receptor. Leigh Logsdon, Christopher Schardon, Vijayakumar Ramalingam, Sharon Kwee, and Adam Urbach. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 17087-17092.
[2]  Cucurbit[8]uril Rotaxanes. Vijayakumar Ramalingam, and Adam R. Urbach. Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4898–4901.
[3]  Determining protease substrate selectivity and inhibition by label-free supramolecular tandem enzyme assays. Garima Ghale, Vijayakumar Ramalingam, Adam R. Urbach, and Werner M. Nau J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 7528–7535.
[4]  Molecular Recognition of Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins by Cucurbit[n]uril Receptors. Adam R. Urbach and Vijayakumar Ramalingam Isr. J. Chem. 2011, 51, 664 – 678.
[5]  Carbonyl Groups as Molecular Valves to Regulate Chloride Binding to Squaramides. Vijayakumar Ramalingam, Maciej E Domaradzki, Seogjoo Jang, Rajeev S. Muthyala Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 3315-3318.
[6]  Copper-Mediated Synthesis of Tertiary Diaryl Squaramides.Vijayakumar Ramalingam, Niala Bhagirath, and Rajeev S. Muthyala, J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 3976 – 3979.
[7]  Synthesis and characterization of liquid crystalline polymers containing aromatic ester mesogen and a nonmesogenic ferrocene unit in the spacer.P. Kannan, S. Senthil, R. Vijayakumar, and R. Marimuthu Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2002, 86, 3494 – 3501.