Kungl. Tekniska Högskolan Royal Institute of Technology
School of Biotechnology
Department of
Theoretical Chemistry
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Dr. Doc. N. Arul Murugan (Associate Professor)
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Dr. Doc. N. Arul Murugan,
Associate Professor,
Division of Theoretical Chemistry and Biology,
School of Biotechnology,
Royal Institute of Technology,
Recent publications
Promising two-photon probes for in-vivo detection of beta amyloid deposits.
N. Arul Murugan, Robert Zalesny, Jacob Kongsted, Agneta Nordberg and Hans Ågren Chem. Comm., 50, 11694-11697 (2014)
Role of Protonation State and Solvation on the pH Dependent Optical Properties of Bromocresol Green
N. Arul Murugan, S. Schrader and H. Ågren J. Chem. Theory Comput.,10 (9), 3958–3968 (2014)
My main Research Topics
o Hybrid QM/MM modeling of structure and properties.
o Ab initio based novel materials design.
o Behavior of molecules in restricted dimensions.
o Molecular aggregation
o Materials under extreme pressure and temperature.
o Code development.
My current Projects:
o Color modeling (Solvatochromism, thermochromism, enzymichromism, metallochromism).
o Solvent and protein cavity effects on molecular structure and conformational distribution in flexible molecules.
o Modeling structure and properties of silicon clusters in solution
o Investigations into short-range order in hydrogen-bond network forming liquids
o Hydrogen bond break dynamics in the vicinity of biological molecules