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We investigate the structural design, development, and application of unconventional nanomaterials for heterogeneous catalysis and sustainable biomass/plastic waste valorization as well as their dynamic behavior during catalysis



Updates from the Group

December 28, 2022


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September 30, 2022  








September 1, 2022      

Ripsa Rani Nayak joined the group as PhD Research Scholar.



A warm welcome to Dr. Omvir Singh, who joined the group as a Postdoctoral Fellow.

Dr. Gupta gave an invited lecture at Department of Chemistry, Sardar Patel University, Mandi.



Our collaborative review on the "mechanistic insights into the photocatalytic  valorization of lignin models via C−O/C−C cleavage or C−C/C−N coupling" is now  published online in one of the popular high-impact Cell Press catalysis journal - Chem  Catalysis [Link]











A paper on "Modulating catalytic selectivity by base addition in aqueous reductive amination of 1,6-hexanediol using Ru/C" is accepted for publication in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering [Link]


 A review paper about the “Organocatalytic Synthesis of α-Aminonitriles” is published  in Catalysts [Link]


A paper on "Elemental chalcogens acting as metal-free electrocatalysts for effective     alkaline and acidic hydrogen evolution reaction" is published in Catalysis Today [Link]








The Nav-Cat Lab has been established [Link]

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