Department of Chemistry


CURRENT SPONSORED PROJECTS


  1. Project Title-Design of novel bifunctional gold-Ti- and Fe-modified zeolite functional materials for the catalytic oxidation of hydrocarbons.
  2. India-Netherland bi-lateral project

    Principal Investigator: Dr.Biswajit Chowdhury

    Sponsoring Agency:DST, Govt. of India


  3. Project Title-Mesoporous Mixed Oxide Supported Gold Nanoparticle for Oxidant free Dehydrogenation Reaction.

  4. Principal Investigator: Dr.Biswajit Chowdhury

    Sponsoring Agency: DST (SERB), Govt. of India.


  5. Project Title-Development of Organic-Inorganic hybrid nanocomposites for Vapour phase Beckmann Rearrangement Reaction

  6. Principal Investigator: Dr.Biswajit Chowdhury

    Sponsoring Agency:UGC, New Delhi.


  7. Project Title-Synthesis, characterization of discrete metal organic assemblies of dipodal and tripodal ligands and their potential application in selective molecular recognition and catalysis.

  8. Principal Investigator: Dr. Rohit P. John

    Sponsoring Agency:DST (SERB), Govt. of India.


  9. Project Title-Polyacrylamide grafted hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC-g PAM): Development and application as an efficient polymeric flocculant and viscosifier.

  10. Principal Investigator: Dr. Sagar Pal

    Sponsoring Agency:DST (SERB), Govt. of India.


  11. Project Title-Amphoteric xanthan gum (AXG): Synthesis, characterization and application as a novel polymeric flocculant for the treatment of industrial wastewater.

  12. Principal Investigator: Dr. Sagar Pal

    Sponsoring Agency: DST (TSG), Govt. of India.


  13. Project Title-High performance multifunctional guar gum for wastewater and Industrial effluent treatment.

  14. Principal Investigator:Dr. Sagar Pal

    Sponsoring Agency:DST (WTI), Govt. of India.


  15. Project Title-Molecular Recognition and Applications of Fluorescence Sensors in Host Guest Chemistry

  16. Principal Investigator: Dr. Swapan Dey

    Sponsoring Agency: DST (SERB), Govt. of India.


  17. Project Title-A photochemical approach to surfactant free metal nano particles & nanoclusters and their catalytic applications in organic synthesis

  18. Principal Investigator: Dr. Somnath Yadav

    Sponsoring Agency:DST (SERB), Govt. of India.


  19. Project Title-Synthesis of Triplesalen-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and investigation on their functional applicability.

  20. Principal Investigator: Dr. Hari Pada Nayek

    Sponsoring Agency: DST (SERB), Govt. of India.


  21. Project Title- A study of polymeric layer on efficiency enhancement of Upconversion Nanoparticles for Biomedical applications (Recommended for funding)

  22. Principal Investigator:Dr. S. K. Sahu

    Sponsoring Agency:DST (SERB), Govt. of India.


  23. Project Title-Synthesis and Functionalization of Graphene for controlled dispersion in polymer blends. (Recommended for funding)

  24. Principal Investigator: Dr. G. C, Nayak

    Sponsoring Agency:DST (SERB), Govt. of India.


  25. Project Title-Biodegradable imprinted nanomaterials: A unique combination of selectivity, sensitivity and biocompatibility (Recommended for funding)

  26. Principal Investigator: Dr. Rashmi Madhuri

    Sponsoring Agency: DST (SERB), Govt. of India



The department has also undertaken research projects in various areas like :

  • Characterization and utilization of fly ash
  • Development of corrosion inhibitors for casing steel used in oil wells during acidization
  • Prevention of scale formation in oil wells
  • Beneficiation of china clay
  • Thermal analysis
  • Organometallic compounds as chiral catalysts
  • Synthesis of frother reagents
  • Porous and nanomaterials for using as heterogeneous catalysts for different reactions Presently there are seven full time Ph.D students and a number of part time scholars working in the department.