Research Activities and Facilities

Research Highlights
  1. Aggregation behavior of a model carbocyanine dye: Polar organic solvent versus ionic liquid mixture  
    Dr. Vinod Kumar
    [J. Molecular Liquids, 2021, 322114985.]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2020.114985
    Fig. 1. UV–vis absorbance spectra of TDBC (25?M) in 4wt% 1M aqueous NaOH added…

  2. Ionic liquid induced removal of Rhodamine B from water 
    Dr. Vinod Kumar
    [J. Molecular Liquids, 2020, 319, 2020, 114195.]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2020.114195
    Unlabelled figure

Selenium coordinated palladium(II) trans-dichloride molecular rotor as catalyst for site selective annulation of 2-arylimidazo[1,2-a]pyridines
Dr. Anurag Prakash Sunda [
Chem. Commun.2020, 56, 10223-26]
Graphical abstract: A selenium-coordinated palladium(ii) trans-dichloride molecular rotor as a catalyst for site-selective annulation of 2-arylimidazo[1,2-a]pyridines


Research Facilities:

 Instruments availble in the Dept.

  • UV-VIS Spectrophotmeter
  • pH - meter
  • Polarimeter 
  • Conductivity meter

 Scientific Software: 

  • Gaussian 16 (Academic Perpetual Dept site Lic.)

 Apart from Department instruments facilities, many instruments are available for use in Central Intrumentation Lab (CIL) 


Publications by Faculty (since 2015)

Dr. Ravi Kumar

  •   R. Kumar, V. Bhardwaj, O. Prakash; Hypervalent Iodine(III) Mediated Synthesis of 3-(?-Styryl)-2, 1-benzisoxazoles and 3-(?-Hetaryl) vinyl-2,1-benzisoxazole, Ind J Het Chem, 2020, 30, 87-92.
  •   R. Kumar and T. Wirth; Asymmetric Synthesis with Hypervalent Iodine Reagents, Top. Curr. Chem., 2016, 373, 243-262. Impact Factor: 6.72
  •   M. Brown, R. Kumar, J. Rehbein, T. Wirth; Enantioselective Oxidative Rearrangements using Chiral Hypervalent Iodine Reagents, Chem.- Eur. J., 2016, 22, 4030-4035. Impact Factor: 5.16
  •   D. Kumar, S. Nain, R. Kumar, H. Pal; Thermal Expansion Studies of Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Silver Nanocomposite, Zeitschrift für Naturforschung-A (A Journal of Physical Sciences), 2015, 70, 63-67. Impact Factor: 0.89

Dr. Bindu Mangla             

  •    Bindu Mangla, D K Sharma, Anupama Rajput ; Ion density variation at upper ionosphere during thunderstorm, Adv. Space Res, 2017, 59, 1189-1199. Impact Factor: 1.75

Dr. Sita Ram              

  •  Isha Saini, Annu Sharma, Rajnish Dhiman, Sita Ram and Pawan K Sharma ; Structural and thermal characterization of polyvinylalcoholgrafted SiCnanocrystals, Mater. Res. Express, 2017 , 4 , 75015 , Impact Factor: 1.45
  •   IshaSaini, Annu Sharma, Rajnish Dhiman, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Sita Ram, Pawan K. Sharma , Grafted SiCnanocrystals: For enhanced optical, electrical and mechanical properties of polyvinyl alcohol, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2017, 714, 172-180. Impact Factor: 4.18
  •   Rajiv Kumar, Silvia Bua, Sita Ram, Sonia Del Prete, Clemente Capasso, Claudiu T. Supuran, Pawan K. Sharma , Benzenesulfonamide bearing imidazothiadiazole and thiazolotriazolescaffolds as potent tumor associated human carbonic anhydrase IX and XII inhibitors, Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2017, 25, 1286-1293. Impact Factor: 2.80
  •   Pawan K. Sharma, SitaRam, Navneet Chandak , Transition Metal-Free Approach to Propynenitriles and 3-Chloropropenenitriles, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2016, 358, 894-899. Impact Factor: 5.45
  •   Poonam Khloya, Mariangela Ceruso, Sita Ram, Claudiu T. Supuran, Pawan K. Sharma, Sulfonamide bearing pyrazolylpyrazolines as potent inhibitors of carbonic anhydrase isoforms hCA I, II, IX and XII, Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett, 2015, 25, 3208-3212. Impact Factor: 2.45  

Dr. Vinod Kumar           

  •   Kumar, V. et al. Aggregation behavior of a model carbocyanine dye: Polar organic solvent versus ionic liquid mixture, J. Molecular Liquids, 2021, 322114985Impact Factor: 5.06
  •    Kumar, V. et al. Ionic liquid induced removal of Rhodamine B from water, J. Molecular Liquids, 2020, 319, 2020, 114195. Impact Factor: 5.06
  •    Sangam, S.; Gupta, A.; Shakeel, A.; Suhag, D.; Bhattacharya, R.; Chakrabarti, S.; Garg, S.; Chattopadhyay, S.; Basu, B.; Kumar, V.; Rajput, S., Dutta, M.; Mukherjee, M ; Sustainable synthesis of single crystalline sulphur-doped graphene quantum dots for bioimaging and beyond, Green Chemistry, 2018, 20, 4245-4259. Impact Factor: 9.41

Dr. A. P. Sunda              

  •    H. Joshi, N. Meena, S. Sharma, R. Bhatt, V. N. Shinde, A. P. Sunda, N Bhuvanesh and A. Kumar  Selenium coordinated palladium(II) trans-dichloride molecular rotor as catalyst for site selective annulation of 2-arylimidazo[1,2-a]pyridines, Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 10223-26. Impact Factor: 5.99
  •    Partha Roy*, Nirit Kantor-Uriel, and A. P. Sunda*; Nanoscale Defolding Influence of Polypeptide in Charge-Transfer Process through Organic-Inorganic Nano Hybrid System, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 11143-11149. Impact Factor: 6.97
  •    A. Mondal* and A. P. Sunda* ; Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Ammonium/Phosphonium-based Protic Ionic Liquids: Influence of Alkyl to Aryl Group, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 19268-19275. Impact Factor: 3.56
  •    A. Mondal, A. P. Sunda, and S. Balasubramanian* ; Thermal Phase Bahavior and Ion Hopping in 1,2,4-Triazolium Perfluorobutanesulfonate Protic Organic Ionic Plastic Crystals, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 2047-2053. Impact Factor: 3.56
  •    A. P. Sunda* ; Ammonium-based Protic Ionic Liquid Doped Nafion Membrane as Anhydrous Fuel Cell Electrolyte, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 12905-12912. Impact Factor: 10.73
  •    A. P. Sunda*, A. Mondal, and S. Balasubramanian*; Atomistic Simulations of Ammonium-based Protic Ionic Liquids: Steric Effects on Structure, Low Frequency Vibrational Modes and Electrical Conductivity, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 4625-4633. Impact Factor: 3.56