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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 19, 2022    A warm welcome to Dr. Omvir Singh, who joined the group as a Postdoctoral Fellow.


December 7, 2022     Dr. Gupta gave an invited lecture at Department of Chemistry, Sardar Patel University,                                               Mandi.



December 7, 2022       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]











October 24, 2022          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]


October 1, 2022            A review paper about the “Organocatalytic Synthesis of α-Aminonitriles” is published                                               in Catalysts [Link]


September 30, 2022   A paper on "Elemental chalcogens acting as metal-free electrocatalysts for effective                                                   alkaline and acidic hydrogen evolution reaction" is published in Catalysis Today [Link]








September 1, 2022      The Nav-Cat Lab has been established [Link]

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