Dr. Binitha N Narayanan studied Chemistry at the Cochin University of Science and Technology, India and graduated as MSc in Applied Chemistry in 2001. She then joined the research group of Prof. Sugunan at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, India. She received her PhD degree in 2007 at the same institution. She joined as Assistant Professor in Chemistry at Sree Neelakanta Govt. Sanskrit College Pattambi in 2006 and meanwhile had done one-year postdoctoral fellowship (2008-2009) supervised by Prof. Dr Zahira Yaakob at the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia. She has published more than 60 research articles in SCI(E) journals.