Dr. Vidya Vilas

Assistant Professor

Area of interest: Phytochemistry and Nanoscience


  • Alex Rufus, Sreeju N., Vidya Vilas, Daizy Philip, Biosynthesis of hematite (α- Fe2O3)nanostructures: Size effects on applications in thermal conductivity, catalysis and antibacterial activity, Journal of Molecular Liquids 242 (2017) 537-549
  • V. Vilas, D. Philip & J. Mathew, Essential oil mediated synthesis of silver nanocrystals for environmental, anti-microbial and antioxidant applications, Materials Science and Engineering C 61 (2016) 429–436
  • V. Vilas, D. Philip & J. Mathew, Facile one-pot synthesis of crystalline palladium nanoparticles with exceptional catalytic and antiradical activity, Materials Chemistry and Physics 170 (2016) 1-11
  • V. Vilas, D. Philip & J. Mathew, Biosynthesis of Au and Au/Ag alloy nanoparticles using Coleus aromaticus essential oil and evaluation of their catalytic, antibacterial and antiradical activities, Journal of Molecular Liquids 221 (2016) 179–189
  • A. Rajan, V. Vilas & D. Philip, Catalytic and antioxidant properties of biogenic silver nanoparticles synthesized using Areca catechu nut, Journal of Molecular Liquids 207 (2015) 231-236
  • A. Rajan, V. Vilas & D. Philip, Studies on catalytic, antioxidant, antibacterial and anticancer activities of biogenic gold nanoparticles, Journal of Molecular Liquids 212 (2015) 331-339
  • V. Vilas, D. Philip & J. Mathew, Phytochemical-capped biogenic gold nanocrystals with chemocatalytic and radical scavenging potential, Journal of Molecular Liquids 200 (2014) 390-397
  • V. Vilas, D. Philip & J. Mathew, Catalytically and biologically active silver nanoparticles synthesized using essential oil, Spectrochimica Acta A 132 (2014)743-750


  • Presented a paper entitled, “Catalytically active bioreduced crystalline silver nanoparticles with antioxidant potential” at the Second International Conference on Nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites (ICNM 2014), organized by International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, during 19-21 December, 2014]
  • Presented a paper entitled, “Cost-Effective Phytosynthetic Protocol For The Synthesis Of Silver Nanocatalyst” at the National Seminar on Green Practices in Chemistry (NSGPC 2014) organized by Department of Chemistry, Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 9th & 10th October, 2014]
  • Presented a paper entitled, “Essential oil mediated synthesis of gold nanocrystals: A novel route in wet chemical synthesis” in the Annual Researchers’ Day held on 4th March, 2015 at Mar Ivanios College
  • Participated the workshop on “Research Methodology, Writing Practices, Language and Soft Skills” organized by the KSCSTE, during 3rd to 5th February, 2014
  • Participated in the ‘HEAM Scientist 2013’ organized by IAHEAM at University Campus, Kariavattom on 12-13th December, 2013


Teaching : 1 Year  7 months