2016

Visible light assisted photocatalytic [3+2] azide-alkyne “click” reaction for the synthesis of 1,4- substituted 1, 2, 3-triazoles using a novel bimetallic Ru-Mn complex Suman L Jain, Pawan Kumar, Cchetan Joshi, Ambrish Kumar Srivastava, Piyush Gupta, Rabah Boukherroub ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 4(1), 69-75, Jan 2016


Radiotracer investigations in pilot-scale soakers V.K. Sharma, H.J. Pant, D. Tandon, M.O. Garg Applied Radiation and Isotopes,107, 57-63, January 2016


Polymer impregnated sulfonated carbon composite solid acid catalyst for alkylation of phenol with methyl-tert-butyl ether Praveen K. Khatri, Manvi Manchanda, Indrajit K. Ghosh and Suman L Jain RSC Advances, 5 (5), 3286 – 3290, Jan 2015


Opportunities for utilization of non-conventional energy sources for biomass pretreatment Rawel Singh, Bhavya B. Krishna, Jitendra Kumar, Thallada Bhaskar Bioresource Technology 199, 398-407, Jan 2016


DME blended LPG as a cooking fuel option for Indian household: A review Pankaj K Arya, S Tupkari, Satish Kumar, G D Thakre, B M Shukla Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 53, 1591-1601, Jan 2016


Purification, characterization and molecular docking study of NADPH dependent xylose reductase from thermotolerant Kluyveromyces sp. IIPE453 Diptarka Dasgupta, Debashish Ghosh, Sheetal Bandhu, Deepti Agrawal, Sunil K. Suman, D K. Adhikari Process Biochemistry 51 (1) 124-133, January 2016


Morphologycontrolled synthesis of TiO2 nanostructures for environmental application Bipul Sarkar, Nikita Singhal, Reena Goyal, Ankur Bordoloi, L.N. Sivakumar Konathala, Umesh Kumar, Rajaram Bal Catalysis Communications 74, 43-48, Jan 2016


Covalently attached graphene–ionic liquid hybrid nanomaterials: synthesis, characterization and tribological application Rashi Gusain, Harshal P. Mungse, Niranjan Kumar, T. R. Ravindran, Ramanathaswamy Pandian, Hiroyuki Sugimura, O P. Khatri J. Mater. Chem. A 4(3), 926-937, Jan2016


Fatty acid ionic liquids as environmentally friendly lubricants for low friction and wear Rashi Gusain, O P Khatri RSC Adv,6, 3462-3469, Jan 2016


Synthesis of High Temperature Stable Carbon Coated Metal Nanoparticles in AlPO4 Based Matrix In Situ in Oxidative Atmosphere Rajalaxmi Maharana, Velidandla Venkata Bhanu Prasad, Subir Roy, Durga Prasad, Koushi Kumar, Pradip Paik, Neha Hebalkar, Astha Shukla and Rajaram Bal Journal of the American Ceramic Society 99(1), 64-71, Jan 2016


Reduced graphene oxide-CuO nanocomposites for photocatalytic conversion of CO2 into methanol under visible light irradiation Rashi Gusain, Pawan Kumar, O P Sharma, Suman L Jain, O P Khatri Applied Catalysis B: Environmental,181, 352-362, February 2016


Amino acid derived ionic liquid supported iron Schiff base catalyzed greener approach for the aerobic oxidation of amines to nitriles Manish Varyani, Praveen K Khatri, Suman L Jain Tetrahedron Letters 57(7) 723-727, Feb 2016


Carbocatalysis: N-doped reduced graphene oxide catalyzed esterification of fatty acids with long chain alcohols Jyoti Porwal, Neha Karanwal, Savita Kaul, Suman L Jain New Journal of Chemistry 40 (2) 1547-1553, Feb 2016


A theoretical study of Ionic liquid lubricated μ-EHL line contacts considering surface texture G D Thakre, Satish C Sharma, S P Harsha, M R Tyagi Tribology International 94, 39-51, Feb 2016


Self-Assembled Thin Film of Imidazolium Ionic Liquid on a Silicon Surface: Low Friction and Remarkable Wear-Resistivity Rashi Gusain, Sho Kokufu, Paramjeet S. Bakshi, Toru Utsunomiya, Takashi Ichii, Hiroyuki Sugimura, Om P. Khatri Applied Surface Science 364, 878-885, Feb 2016


Fatty-Acid-Constituted Halogen-Free Ionic Liquids as Renewable, Environmentally Friendly, and High-Performance Lubricant Additives Rashi Gusain, Sanjana Dhingra,O P Khatri Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 55(4), 856–865, Feb 2016


Role of Reaction Temperature on Pyrolysis of Cotton Residue Krishna, Bhavya B.; Biswas, Bijoy; Kumar, Jitendra; Singh, Rawel; Bhaskar, Thallada Waste and Biomass Valorizatio 7(1),71-78, February 2016


Effect of ordered mesoporous Zr SBA-15 support on catalytic functionalities of hydrotreating catalysts 2. Variation of molybdenum and promoter loadings Shelu Garg, Kapil Soni, T. Ajeeth Prabhu, K.S. Rama Rao, G. Murali Dhar Catalysis Today 261, 128-136, March 2016


Silver assisted separation of n-decane/1-decene using distillable CO2-derived alkyl carbamate ionic liquids Manish Varyani, Praveen Kumar Khatri, Indrajit K. Ghosh, Suman L. Jain Fluid Phase Equilibria, 412, 101-106, March 2016


Amino acid ionic liquid bound copper Schiff base catalyzed highly efficient three component A3-coupling reaction Manish Varyani, Praveen K Khatri, Suman L Jain Catalysis Communications 77,(5), 113–117, March 2016


Novel Triazine Schiff Base-Based Cationic Gemini Surfactants: Synthesis and Their Evaluation as Antiwear, Antifriction, and Anticorrosive Additives in Polyol Raj Kumar Singh, Aruna Kukrety, R C Saxena, G D Thakre, Neeraj Atray, S S Ray Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 55(9),2520-2526, March 2016


Improved hydrogenation function of Pt@SOD incorporated inside sulfided NiMo hydrocracking catalyst M. G. Sibi, Aditya Rai, Mohit Anand, Saleem A. Farooqui ,A K. Sinha Catal. Sci. Technol.,6, 1850-1862, March 2016


Poultry chicken feather derived biodegradable multifunctional additives for lubricating formulations" Suman L Jain, Padma Latha,Rajkumar Singh, Aruna Kukreti, Mukesh Bhatt;R C Saxena ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 4 (3), 999–1005, March 2016


Effect of Super Acid and Heteropolyacid on Residue Hydroprocessing Ravindra Prajapati, Kirtika Kohli, S K Maity Procedia Earth and Planetary Science 11, 332-336, 2015 Global Challenges, Policy Framework & Sustainable Development for Mining of Mineral and Fossil Energy Resources (GCPF2015)


Self-Assembly of Graphene Oxide on Silicon Substrate via Covalent Interaction: Low Friction and Remarkable Wear-Resistivity Harshal P. Mungse, Yudi Tu, Takashi Ichii, Toru Utsunomiya, Hiroyuki Sugimura, Om P. Khatri Advanced Materials Interfaces (On-line) 3(3), February 5, 2016


Pyrolysis of Jatropha Curcas seed cake followed by optimization of liquid-liquid extraction procedure for the obtained bio-oil Pankaj K Kanaujia,.D V Naik; Deependra Tripathi, Raghuvir Singh, Mukesh K Poddar, L. N. Siva Kumar Konathala, Y K Sharma Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 118, 202–224, March 2016


Graphene oxide grafted with iridium complex as a superior heterogeneous catalyst for chemical fixation of carbon dioxide to dimethylformamide Subodh Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Arghya Deb, Debabrata Maiti, Suman L Jain Carbon 100, 632-640, April 2016,


[Fe(bpy)3]2+ doped graphitic carbon nitride hybrid for visible light assisted oxidative coupling of benzylamines under mild reaction conditions Pawan Kumar, Chetan Joshi, Arvind Kumar, Srikanth Ponnada, Asgar Ali, Abhishek Pathak, B Sreedhar, Suman L Jain Green Chemistry 18(8) 2514-2521, April 2016


Ternary hybrid polymeric nanocomposites through grafting of polystyrene on graphene oxide-TiO2 by surface initiated atom transfer radical polymerization (SI-ATRP) Arvind Kumar, Ankushi Bansal, Babita Behera, Suman L. Jain, Siddharth S. Ray Materials Chemistry and Physics, 172, 189-196, April 2016


Tuning the band-gap of h-boron nitride nanoplatelets by covalent grafting of imidazolium ionic liquids Sangita Kumari, Rashi Gusain, O P Khatri, RSC Advances 6(25),21119-21126, April 2016


Catalytic oxidation of aromatic amines to azoxy compounds over Cu-CeO2 catalyst using H2O2 as an oxidant Astha Shukla, Rajib Kumar Singha, L N Shivakumar Konathala Takehiko Sasaki, Rajaram Bal RSC Advances 6(27), 22812-22820, April 2016


Fabrication of Ag nanoparticles supported on one-dimensional (1D) Mn3O4 spinel nanorods for selective oxidation of cyclohexane at room temperature Shankha Shubhra Acharyya, Shilpi Ghosh, Sachin Kumar Sharma, Rajaram Bal New J. Chem. 40, 3812-3820, April 2016


Kinetics, thermodynamics and mechanisms for hydroprocessing of renewable oils Mohit Anand, Saleem Akthar Farooqui, Rakesh Kumar, Rakesh Joshi, Rohit Kumar, M G Sibi, Hari Singh, A K Sinha Applied Catalysis A: General 516, 144-152, April 2016


Real world vehicle emissions: Their correlation with driving parameters Sunil Kumar Pathak, Vineet Sood, Yograj Singh, S.A. Channiwala Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 44, 157-176, May 2016


Effect of gas oil composition on performance parameters of the extractive desulfurization process Sunil Kumar, V C Srivastava, Ashutosh Kumar and S M Nanoti RSC Adv.6(30), 25293-25301, May 2016,


Carbonized glycerol nanotubes as efficient catalysts for biofuel production N Viswanadham, Suman Debnath, Sandep K Suman; Ala'a H Al-Muhtaseb, RSC Advances 6(47), 41364-41368, May 2016


Study of a novel phenolic-ester as antioxidant additive in lube, biodiesel and blended diesel Raj Kumar Singh, Aruna Kukrety, O P Sharma, Siddharth Baranwal, Neeaj Atray, S S Ray Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 37, 27-31, May 2016


Ionic-Liquid-Functionalized Copper Oxide Nanorods for Photocatalytic Splitting of Water Rashi Gusain, Nikita Singhal, Raghuvir Singh; Umesh Kumar, O P Khatri ChemPlusChem 81(5), 489-495, May 2016


Influence of presence/addition of asphaltenes on semi-coke textures and mesophase development in petroleum feed stocks Subhash Kumar, Manoj Srivastava Fuel 173, 69-78, June 2016


A two in one approach: renewable support and enhanced catalysis for sweetening using chicken feather bound cobalt(II) phthalocyanine under alkali free environment Suman l Jain RSC Advances 6(57), 51983-51988, June 2016


Halogen- free ammonium-organoborate ionic liquids as lubricating additives: the effect of alkyl chain lengths on the tribological performance Praveen K Khatri, Chetan Joshi, G D Thakre, Suman L Jain New Journal of Chemistry 40, 5294-5299, June 2016


Mass Transfer and Hydrodynamic Aspects of Kinetics Studies in Light Oil Sweetening: A review S K Ganguly, Neetu Varun, Anshul Sharma, Kareena Gill, Poonam Gupta, Suman L Jain, L.; Laura A. Pellegrini ChemBioEng Reviews 3(3),159-170, June 2016


Antimicrobial and lubrication properties of 1-acetyl-3-hexylbenzotriazolium benzoate/sorbate ionic liquids Paramjeet Singh Bakshi, Rashi Gusain, Manisha Dhawaria, Sunil K. Suman, O P. Khatri RSC Adv.,6(52), 46567-46572, June 2016


Partial oxidation of methane to synthesis gas over Pt nanoparticles supported on nanocrystalline CeO2 catalyst Rajib Kumar Singha , Shilpi Ghosh, Shankha S Acharyya, Aditya Yadav, Astha Shukla, Takehiko Sasaki, Anna Maria Venezia, Chandrashekhar Pandem, Rajaram Bal Catalysis Science & Technology,6(12), 4601-4615, June 2016


Fabrication of Ag/Mn3O4 nano-architectures for the one-step selective oxidation of 3-picoline to niacin: a key to vitamin B3 production Shilpi Ghosh, Shankha S Acharyya, Sachin K Sharma, Rajaram Bal Catalysis Science & Technology 6, 4644-4654, June 2016


Hierarchical Microspheres of MoS2 Nanosheets: Efficient and Regenerative Adsorbent for Removal of Water-Soluble Dyes Anushka Tina Massey, Rashi Gusain, Sangita Kumari, O P Khatri Ind. Eng. Chem. Res ,55(26), 7124-7131, July 2016


Facile Synthesis of High-Surface-Area Mesoporous MgO with Excellent High-Temperature CO2 Adsorption Potential Aamir Hanif, Soumen Dasgupta, Anshu Nanoti Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.55(29),8070-8078, July 2016


Ni/CeO2 catalysts for methane partial oxidation: Synthesis driven structural and catalytic effects G. Pantaleo, V. La Parola, F. Deganello, R.K. Singha, R. Bal, A.M. Venezia Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Volume 189, 233-241, July 2016


Deactivation of hydrotreating catalyst by metals in resin and asphaltene parts of heavy oil and residues K Kohli, R Prajapati, S K Maity, M Sau, M; M O Garg Fuel 175, 264-273, July 2016


Magnetically separable chicken feather: a biopolymer based heterogeneous catalyst for aerobic oxidation of organic substrates Patnam Padma Latha, Mukesh Bhatt, Raghuvir Singh, Sandeep Saran, Suman L Jain RSC Advances 6(65) 60888-60895, July 2016


Adsorption Equilibria of Propylene and Propane on Zeolites and Prediction of Their Binary Adsorption with the Ideal Adsorbed Solution Theory Swapnil Divekar, Anshu Nanoti, Soumen Dasgupta, Aarti, Rekha Chauhan, Pushpa Gupta, M O Garg,S P Singh, I M Mishra J. Chem. Eng. Data,61(7), 2629-2637, July 2016


Synthesis of high coke resistant Ni nanoparticles supported MgO/ZnO catalyst for reforming of methane with carbon dioxide Rajib Kumar Singha, Aditya Yadav, Ayush Agrawal, Astha Shukla, Shubhadeep Adak, Takehiko Sasaki, Rajaram Bal Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 191 165-178, August 2016


Investigation of lignin biodegradation by Trabulsiella sp. isolated from termite gut Sunil Kumar Suman, Manisha Dhawaria, Deependra Tripathi, Vimee Raturi, D K Adhikari, Pankaj K Kanaujia International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 112, 12-17, Aug 2016


Photoexcitation of Neodymium Doped TiO2 for Improved Performance in Dye- Sensitized Solar Cells Materials & Design 104, 346-354, Aug 2016 Laveena P. D'Souza, R. Shwetharani, Vipin Amoli, C.A.N. Fernando, A K Sinha, R. Geetha Balakrishna


Efficient approach for simultaneous CO and H2 production via photoreduction of CO2 with water over copper nanoparticles loaded TiO2 Nikita Singhal, Asgar Ali, Alexander Vorontsov, Chandrashekar Pendem, Umesh Kumar Applied Catalysis A: General, 523, 107-117, Aug 2016


Slow pyrolysis of prot, alkali and dealkaline lignins for production of chemicals Bijoy Biswas, Rawel Singh, Jitendra Kumar, Adnan Ali Khan, Bhavya B. Krishna, Thallada Bhaskar Bioresource Technology 213, 319-326 Aug 2016


Microbial assisted High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) degradation Arya J. Mohan, Vini C. Shekhar, Thallada Bhaskar, K. Madhavan Nampoothiri Bioresource Technology 213, 204-207, Aug 2016


Studies of synergy between metal-support interfaces and selective hydrogenation of HMF to DMF in water Reena Goyal, BipulSarkar, Arijit Bag, Nazia Siddiqui, Nazia; Deepa Dumbre, Nishita; Lucas, Suresh Kumar Bhargava, Ankur Bordoloi Journal of Catalysis 340,248-260, Aug 2016


Renewable waste rice husk grafted oxo-vanadium catalyst for oxidation of tertiary amines to N-oxides Suman L Jain RSC Advances 6(75), 71550 71556, Aug 2016


An experimental study on jatropha-derived alternative aviation fuel sprays from simplex swirl atomizer D. Sivakumar, S.K. Vankeswaram, R. Sakthikumar, B.N. Raghunandan, J.T.C. Hu, A.K. Sinha Fuel, 179, 36-44, September 2016


Heat transfer augmentation using twisted tape inserts: A review Varun, M.O. Garg, Himanshu Nautiyal, Sourabh Khurana, M.K. Shukla Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 63, 193-225, September 2016


Energy efficient methane tri-reforming for synthesis gas production over highly coke resistant nanocrystalline Ni–ZrO2 catalyst Rajib Kumar Singha, Astha Shukla, Aditya Yadav, Shubhadeep Adak, Zafar Iqbal, Nazia Siddiqui, Rajaram Bal Applied Energy 178, 110-125, Sept 2016


Facile synthesis of crystalline nanoporous Mg3(PO4)2 and its application to aerobic oxidation of alcohols Suman Debnath, Sandeep K. Saxena, N Viswanadham Catalysis Communications 84, 129-133, Sept 2016


Optimizing renewable oil hydrocracking conditions for aviation bio-kerosene production Mohit Anand, Saleem Akthar Farooqui, Rakesh Kumar, Rakesh Joshi, Rohit Kumar, M G Sibi, Hari Singh, A K Sinha Fuel Processing Technology 151, 50-58, Oct 2016


Visible light assisted reduction of nitrobenzenes using Fe(bpy)3+2/rGO nanocomposite as photocatalyst" Arvind; Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Subham Paul; Suman L Jain Applied Surface Science 386, 103-114, Nov 2016


Pyrolysis of Cedrus deodara saw mill shavings in hydrogen and nitrogen atmosphere for the production of bio-oil Bhavya B. Krishna, Bijoy Biswas, Priyanka Ohri, Jitendra Kumar, Rawel Singh, Thallada Bhaskar Renewable Energy98, 238-244, December 2016


Strategies for selection of thermo-chemical processes for the valorisation of biomass Rawel Singh, Bhavya B. Krishna, Garima Mishra, Jitendra Kumar, Thallada Bhaskar Renewable Energy 98, 226-237, December 2016


Highly nanodispersed Gd-doped Ni/ZSM-5 catalyst for enhanced carbon-resistant dry reforming of methane Bipul Sarkar, Reena Goyal, Chandrashekar Pendem, Takehiko Sasaki, Rajaram Bal Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 424, 17-26, Dec 2016


Rheological studies of performance grade bitumens prepared by blending elastomeric SBS (styrene butadiene styrene) co-polymer in base bitumens Kamal Kumar, Anand Singh, Samir K. Maity, Manoj Srivastava, Manisha Sahai, Raj Kumar Singh, M O Garg Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 44, 112-117, Dec 2016


Hierarchically nano porous nano crystalline ZSM-5 for improved alkylation of benzene with bio-ethanol Sandeep K. Saxena, Nagabhatla Viswanadham Applied Materials Today,5, 25-32, December 2016


Single step synthesis of hierarchical BxCN: A metal free catalyst for low temperature oxidative dehydrogenation of propane Reena Goyal, Bipul Sarkar, Arjit Bag, Frederic Lefebvre, Siddharth Sameer, Chandrashekhar Pandem, Ankur Bordoloi Journal of Material Chemistry A 4(47),18559-18569, Dec 2016


Co-processing of bio-oil from de-oiled Jatropha curcas seed cake with refinery gas-oil over sulfided CoMoP/Al2O3 catalyst Mukesh Kumar Poddar, Aditya Rai, M R Maurya, A K Sinha RSC Adv,6(114), 113720-113726, 2016, Dec 2016