Dr. Shanmugaraj Krishnamoorthy is working as a Fondecyt Post-Doctoral Researcher in Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile, South America. He received his M.Phil., degree from Bharathiar University in 2011. He received his Ph.D, degree in 2017 from Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu, India. He worked as a SERB-National postdoctoral fellow in Department of Chemistry, Gandhigram Rural Institute- Gandhigram in 2017 to 2018. He has published more than 10 research papers in reputed international journals. His current research interests are the heterogeneous catalysis for the reduction of nitroarenenes and fluorescence sensing for toxic chemicals and biomolecules.