VH Shyamkumar, MSc

VH Shyamkumar, MSc



Room: 345 (N26)
Phone: +49(0)731-50-38356



Shyamkumar was born in Kerala, India. He did his BS-MS dual degree in chemistry at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram. He did his Master thesis and internships under the supervision of Dr. Kana M. Sureshan in IISER TVM. His master thesis was focussed on developing 2D polymers via topochemical polymerization. His hobbies include playing volleyball, watching movies and hanging out with friends. 

Master Thesis

Developing functional 2-Dimensional polymers via topochemical polymerization

Research area

Supramolecular Polymers

Prizes & Awards

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-JRF 2018) All India Rank – 64.

  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2019) All India rank -- 647

  • DST-INSPIRE Scholarship for Higher Education from 2014 to 2019 (Second highest scholarship awarded for undergraduate students in India).

Conference contributions

  • International Conferences on Organic Synthesis (ICOS 21) held at IIT Mumbai, India 2016.

  • Workshop for College Chemistry Students and Teachers Organized by JNCASR and FCBS 2016.


2)S. V. Haridas, O. Shyshov, M. von Delius Supramolecular Polymerization of all-cis Fluorinated Cyclohexanes: Influence of Side ChainsOrganic Materials 2023, 5, 166-174
1)O. Shyshov, S. V. Haridas, L. Pesce, H. Qi, A. Gardin, D. Bochicchio, U. Kaiser, G. M. Pavan, M. von Delius Living Supramolecular Polymerization of Fluorinated CyclohexanesNature Communications 2021, 12, 3134