Texas Tech University

Dr. Sandhiya Lakshmanan

Sandhiya

Title: Research Assistant Professor

Education: M. Sc., Physics (Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu, India, 2009)
Ph.D., Physics (w/ Prof. K. Senthilkumar, Bharathiar University, 2014)
Post-Doctorate Fellow (w/ Prof. Hendrik Zipse, Department of Chemistry, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany, August 2014 - May 2017)

Office: Chemistry 012

Phone: 806-834-6671

Email: sandhiya.lakshmanan@ttu.edu

Representative Publications:

  • O-O Bond Homolysis in Hydrogen Peroxide. L. Sandhiya, H. Zipse. J. Comp. Chem. (2017)
  • Atmospheric Oxidation Mechanism of OH-Initiated Reactions of Diethyl Ether – The Fate of 1-Ethoxy Ethoxy Radical. L. Sandhiya, S. Ponnusamy and K. Senthilkumar. RSC Adv. 6 (2016) 81354-81363
  • Initiation Chemistries in Hydrocarbon (Aut)Oxidation. L. Sandhiya and H. Zipse. Chem. Eur. J., 21 (2015) 14060–14067
  • Oxidation and Nitration of Tyrosine by Ozone and Nitrogen Dioxide – Reaction Mechanisms, Biological and Atmospheric Implications. L. Sandhiya, P. Kolandaivel and K. Senthilkumar. J. Phys. Chem. B, 118 (2014) 3479-3490.
  • Reaction mechanism and kinetics of the degradation of bromoxynil initiated by OH radical. L. Sandhiya and K. Senthilkumar. RSC Adv., 4 (2014) 7749-7759
  • A theoretical probe on the non-covalent interactions of sulfadoxine drug with pi- acceptors. L. Sandhiya and K. Senthilkumar. J. Mol. Struct., 1074 (2014) 157-167
  • Depletion of atmospheric ozone by nitrogen dioxide – A bifurcated reaction pathway. L. Sandhiya, P. Kolandaivel and K. Senthilkumar. Theor. Chem. Acc., 132:1382 (2013)
  • Mechanism and kinetics of the atmospheric oxidative degradation of dimethylphenol isomers initiated by OH radical. L. Sandhiya, P. Kolandaivel and K. Senthilkumar. J. Phys. Chem. A, 117 (2013) 4611-4626
  • Reaction mechanism and kinetics of the atmospheric reactions of 2,3 - dimethylphenol with OH radical. L. Sandhiya, P. Kolandaivel and K. Senthilkumar. Journal of International Academy of Physical Sciences, 15 (2012) 359-381.
  • Theoretical studies on the reaction mechanism and kinetics of the atmospheric reactions of 1,4-thioxane with OH radical. L. Sandhiya, P. Kolandaivel and K. Senthilkumar. Struct. Chem., 23 (2012) 1475-1488
  • Reaction mechanism and kinetics of the atmospheric oxidation of 1,4-thioxane by NO3 – A theoretical study. L. Sandhiya, P. Kolandaivel and K. Senthilkumar. Can. J. Chem., 90:4 (2012) 384–394
  • Mechanism and kinetics of the reaction of 1,4-thioxane with O3 in the atmosphere – A theoretical study. L. Sandhiya, P. Kolandaivel and K. Senthilkumar. Chem. Phys. Lett., 525–526 (2012) 153–159.
  • Theoretical studies on mechanism and kinetics of atmospheric chemical reactions in Reaction Rate Constant Computations: Theories and Applications. Edited by Keli Han and Tianshu Chu, L. Sandhiya and K. Senthilkumar. RSC Publishing (2013) ISBN: 9781849736503.