Area of Research

  • Development of new synthetic strategies, C–H activations and methodologies en route to the natural products.
  • Asymmetric metal and organocatalysis
  • Organic materials chemistry, organic photochemistry.
  • Mechanistic organic chemistry and supramolecular chemistry.
  • Photochemistry & photophysics
  • Light-matter interactions at nanoscale
  • Activation and Functionalization of Small Molecules by Main Group Element Compounds.
  • Main Group Element Compounds as Precursors for Materials.
  • Highly Planar pi-conjugated Macrocycles and Fused Porphyrinoids
  • Functional Near-IR Absorbing Chromophores for Solar Energy Harvesting and Design of New Hole Transporting Materials for Solar Cells
  • Development of methodology and Natural Product Synthesis Supramolecular Chemistry: gels, topochemical reactions, weak interactions Intervention in cell signaling through Chemical Biology.
  • Biophysical Chemistry and Photophysics of Biomolecules
  • Artificial Photosynthesis/Femtosecond Spectroscopy
  • Asymmetric cross-coupling reactions and natural product synthesis.
  • Stereospecific coupling of enantiopure organosilanes
  • Design and synthesis of DNA based nanostructures using the design principles of supramolecular chemistry to address the challenges in biology, nanotechnology and material science.
  • structure-property correlation of quantum-sized metal nanoclusters, Cluster-assemblies and inorganic-organic hybrid structures for the possible application in magnetism, luminescence, optical and heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Theoretical Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry and Theoretical Spectroscopy
  • Luminescence in metal organic frameworks and nano composites
  • Electrochemical energy and porous materials for gas seperation
  • Ultrafast Intersystem Crossing in Organic Molecules
  • EExcited State Electron and Proton Transfer Reactions of Biomolecules
  • NMR Structural studies of small molecules and Bio-molecules
  • Structure determination of membrane proteins
  • Natural product and total synthesis.
  • Insights into the life processes involving transition metals
  • Organometallic chemistry of first-row transition metals
  • Chemical conversions for sustainable energy utilizations
  • Developing non-platinum group metal-based electro-catalysts for the cathodic reduction of oxygen in low temperature fuel cells.
  • Kinetic and mechanistic analysis of the oxygen reduction reaction on non-platinum group metal containing carbon catalysts.
  • Designed by Dr. Ramesh Rasappan and Maintained by Alex and Packyaraj
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