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K.R. Justin Thomas
Professor
krjt[at]cy.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285376
http://faculty.iitr.ac.in/~krjt8fcy/
Research Interests

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Educational Details
Professional Background

Research
Projects
Publications
Patents
Books
Collaborations

Honours and Awards
Honors
Memberships

Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Students
Supervisions
Associate Scholars

Miscellaneous
Events
Visits
Administrative Positions
Miscellaneous
Research Interests
Organic Electronics, Organic dyes as emitters for organic light emitting diodes, Physical organic chemistry, Experiemtal and theoretical studies on structure-property relationship in organic materials, Organic photocatalytic reaction methodologies; Catalyst design and application, Design and synthesis of nitrogen rich heterocycles
BioSketch
Educational Details
Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
1988
B.Sc., Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics
Madurai Kamaraj University (The American College), Madurai.
1990
M.Sc., Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
1995
Ph.D., Chemistry
Professional Background
Senior Post-doctoral Fellow
01 Jan 2004 - 01 Jan 2006
Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Research Associate
01 Jan 2003 - 01 Jan 2004
Department of Chemistry, University of Massachussetts at Amherst, USA
Senior Project Officer Gr II
01 Jan 1995 - 01 Jan 1997
RSIC, IIT Madras, Chennai
Associate Editor
01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2022
JOURNAL OF INFORMATION DISPLAY, TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Probing the molecular orientation and charge transfer dynamics at interfaces for the design and fabrication of more efficient 01 Jan 2019 optoelectronics devices Rs. 9908000 STARS, Bangalore Prof. R. Pandey
Design and Functional Enrichment of Triplet Harvesting Organic Emitters for OLED 01 Jan 2019 Design and Functional Enrichment of Triplet Harvesting Organic Emitters for OLED Rs. 6032400 SERB, New Delhi Nil
ENABLING ORGANIC MATERIALS TO HARVEST TRIPLET EXCITONS IN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODES 01 Jan 2019 ENABLING ORGANIC MATERIALS TO HARVEST TRIPLET EXCITONS IN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODES Rs. 19,20,000 CSIR, New Delhi Nil
New Materials and Methods for the Efficient Photovoltaic Devices (Phase II) 01 Jan 2015 New Materials and Methods for the Efficient Photovoltaic Devices (Phase II) Rs. 79,99,900 DST -
Organic Materials Containing Heterocyclic Building Blocks 01 Apr 2015 Organic Materials Containing Heterocyclic Building Blocks 20,40,000 CSIR, New Delhi
New Materials and Methods for the Efficient Photovoltaic Devices 01 Jan 2011 New Materials and Methods for the Efficient Photovoltaic Devices 32,00,000 DST -
Synthesis and Spectroelectrochemical ... Organic Dyes Suitable for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells 01 Jan 2008 Synthesis and Spectroelectrochemical ... Organic Dyes Suitable for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells 8,60,000 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee -
Pyrenoimidazole-Based Dipolar Compounds for Photovoltaics 01 Apr 2011 Pyrenoimidazole-Based Dipolar Compounds for Photovoltaics 23,00,000 CSIR -
Organic Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells 01 Jan 2009 Organic Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells 21,00,000 BASF, Germany None
New Carbazole Derivatives for Electro-Optics 01 Oct 2007 New Carbazole Derivatives for Electro-Optics 13,50,000 CSIR None
Synthesis and Characterization of Polyaromatic ... Functional Materials 01 Apr 2007 Synthesis and Characterization of Polyaromatic ... Functional Materials 24,00,000 DST -
Organic Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells 01 Jan 2006 Organic Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells 1,00,000 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Nil




Books
  1. Magnetic Graphene Nanocomposites for Multi-Functional Applications
    B. Garg, T. Bisht, and K. R. J. Thomas, in Complex Magnetic Nanostructures. Synthesis, Assembly and Applications, Edited by S. K. Sharma.
    Published by Springer. Year: 2017.
  2. Carbazole-based organic dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells: Role of carbazole as donor, auxiliary donor and π-linker
    A. Venkateswararao and K. R. J. Thomas, in Solar Cell Nanotechnology, Edited by A. Tiwari, R. Boukherroub and M. Sharon.
    Published by Wiley-Scrivener Publishing, Page No: 41-96, Year: 2013.
  3. Structure and Bonding: Recent Aspects in the Structure and Reactivity of Cyclophosphazenes
    V. Chandrasekhar and K. R. Justin Thomas in Structure and Bonding
    Published by: Springer Verlag Page No: 41-113 (Vol 81) Year: 1993
Publications

Total Number of Publications: 178 (h-index: 52)

From IIT Roorkee : 114 (ACS: 24; RSC: 26; Wiley: 21; Elsevier: 38)

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Phenanthroimidazole substituted imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine derivatives for deep-blue electroluminescence with CIEy  0.08, Anupriya, K. R. J. Thomas, M. R. Nagar, Shahnawaz, J.-H. Jou, J. Photochem. PhotoBiol. A: Chem., 2022, 423, 113600.
  2. Effect of Cyano on the Functional Properties of Phenanthroimidazole-Substituted Carbazole Derivatives, A. Sharma, K. R. J. Thomas, K. K. Kesavan, I. Siddiqui, M. R. Nagar, J.-H. Jou, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater., 2021, 3, 3876-3888.
  3. Phenanthroimidazole-based bipolar carbazoles featuring cyano substituents to realize efficient deep-blue electroluminescence with an external quantum efficiency of nearly 6%, A. Sharma, K. R. J. Thomas, M. R. Nagar, J.-H. Jou, Mater. Adv., 2021, 2, 6326-6338.
  4. Effect of positional isomerism on the functional properties of carbazole-phenanthroimidazole-triphenylamine triads, A. Sharma, K. R. J. Thomas, K. K. Kesavan, I. Siddiqui, M. R. Nagar, J.-H. Jou, Dyes Pigm., 2021, 196, 109744.
  5. Tuning photophysical and electroluminescent properties of phenanthroimidazole decorated carbazoles with donor and acceptor units: beneficial role of cyano substitution, A. Sharma, R. Balasaravanan, K. R. J. Thomas, M. Ram, D. K. Dubey, R. A. K. Yadav, J.-H. Jou, Dyes Pigm., 2021, 84, 108830.
  6. Facile Thiol-Ene Click Protocol Using Benzil as Sensitizer and White LED as Light Source, A. Das, K. R. J. Thomas, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2020, 7214-7218.
  7. Light promoted synthesis of quinoxalines and imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines via oxybromination from alkynes and alkenes,  A. Das, K. R. J. Thomas, Asian J. Org. Chem., 2020, 9, 1820-1825.
  8. Fine-tuning the physicochemical and electroluminescence properties of multiply-substituted bipolar carbazoles by functional group juggling, R. K. Konidena, K. R. J. Thomas, D. K. Dubey, S. Sahoo, J.-H. Jou, ChemPhotoChem, 2020, 4, 5364-5375.
  9. Effect of auxiliary donors and position of benzothiadiazole on the optical and photovoltaic properties of dithieno[3,2-b:2,3-d]pyrrole-based sensitizers, S. Kumar, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-T. Li, M.-S. Fan, K.-C. Ho,  Solar Energy, 2020, 208, 539-547 .
  10. Synthesis and characterization of multi-substituted carbazole derivatives exhibiting aggregation-induced emission for OLED applications, A. Sharma, D. Saklani, K. R. J. Thomas, Shahnawaz, S. S. Swayamprabha, J.-H. Jou, Org. Electron., 2020, 86, 105864 (DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2020.105864).
  11. Fine tuning the absorption and photovoltaic properties of benzothiadiazole dyes by donor-acceptor interaction alternation via methyl position, A. Pathak, T. Tomer, K. R. J. Thomas, M.-S. Fan, K.-C. Ho, Electrochim. Acta, 2019, 304, 1-10.
  12. Triazine-branched mono- and dianchoring organic dyes: Effect of acceptor arms on optical and photovoltaic properties, K.R.J. Thomas, A. Venkateswararao, R. Balasaravanan, C.-T. Li, K.-C. Ho, Dyes Pigm., 2019, 165, 182-192.
  13. Design‐to‐Device Approach Affords Panchromatic Co‐Sensitized Solar Cells, C. B. Cooper, E. J. Beard, Álvaro Vázquez‐Mayagoitia, L. Stan, G. B. G. Stenning, D. W. Nye, J. A. Vigil, T. Tomar, J. Jia, G. B. Bodedla, S. Chen, L. Gallego, S. Franco, A. Carella, K. R. J. Thomas, S.Xue, X. Zhu, J. M. Cole, Adv. Energy Mater., 2019, 9, 1802820.
  14. Polarity tuning of fluorene derivatives by chromophores to achieve efficient blue electroluminescent materials, K. R. J. Thomas, A. Venkateswararao, V. Joseph, S. Kumar, J.-H. Jou, Org. Electron., 2019, 64, 266-273.
  15. Effect of electron rich π-linkers on the functional properties of dyes featuring dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]pyrrole donor, S. Kumar, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-T. Li, K.-C. Ho, Dyes Pigm., 2019, 160, 614-623.
  16. Tuning the photophysical and electroluminescence properties in asymmetrically tetrasubstituted bipolar carbazoles by functional group disposition, R. K. Konidena, K. R. J. Thomas, A. Pathak, D. K. Dubey, S. Sahoo, J.-H. Jou, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 24013-24027.
  17. Enabling a 6.5% external quantum efficiency deep-blue organic light-emitting diode with a solution-processable carbazole based emitter, J.-H. Jou, J.-L. Li, S. Sahoo, D. K. Dubey, R. A. K. Yadav, V. Joseph, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-W. Wang, J. Jayakumar, C.-H. Cheng, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2018, 42, 24295-24303.
  18. Wide color gamut deep-blue OLED architecture for display application, D. K. Dubey, R. K. Konidena, S. Sahoo, R. A. K. Yadav, S. S. Swayamprabha, K. R. J. Thomas, J.-H. Jou, ECS Trans., 2018, 85, 33-39.
  19. Synthesis and characterization of naphthalimide-based dyes for dye sensitized solar cells, A. Saini, K. R. J. Thomas, Y.-J. Huang, K.-C. Ho, J. Mater. Sci. Mater. Electron., 2018, 29, 16565-16580. 
  20. Cyano-functionalized carbazole substituted pyrene derivatives for promising organic light-emitting diodes, V. Joseph, K. R. J. Thomas, S. Sahoo, M. Singh, J.-H. Jou, Dyes Pigm., 2018, 158, 295-305.
  21. Tetra‐substituted dipolar carbazoles: Tuning optical and electroluminescence properties by linkage variation, V. Joseph, K. R. J. Thomas, W. Y. Yang, R. A. K. Yadav, D. K. Dubey, J.-H. Jou, Asian J. Org. Chem., 2018, 7, 1654-1666.
  22. Simple carbazole based deep-blue emitters: The effect of spacer, linkage and end-capping cyano group on the photophysical and electroluminescent properties, V. Joseph, K. R. J. Thomas, S. Sahoo, M. Singh, J.-H. Jou, Dyes Pigm., 2018, 151, 310-320.
  23. Manipulation of donor-acceptor interactions in carbazole-based emitters by chromophore choice to achieve near-UV emission, V. Joseph, K. R. J. Thomas, M. Singh, S. Sahoo, J.-H. Jou, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2017, 6660-6670.(DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201701285)
  24. Fine-Tuning of Photophysical and Electroluminescence Properties of Benzothiadiazole-Based Emitters by Methyl Substitution, A. Pathak, K. R. J. Thomas, M. Singh, J.-H. Jou, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 11512-11523. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02127)
  25. New Molecular Design Based on Hybridized Local and Charge Transfer Fluorescence for Highly Efficient (> 6%) Deep-Blue Organic Light Emitting Diodes, R. K. Konidena, K. R. J. Thomas, D. K. Dubey, S. Sahoo, J.-H. Jou, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 11802-11805. (DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07139F)
  26. Photophysics, electrochemistry, morphology and bioimaging applications of new 1,8-naphthalimide derivatives containing different chromophores, A. Saini, K. R. J. Thomas, A. Sachdev and P. Gopinath, Chem. Asian J. 2017, 5, 2612-2622. (DOI: 10.1002/asia.201700968)
  27. Multi-substituted deep-blue emitting carbazoles: a comparative study on photophysical and electroluminescence characteristics, Rajendra Kumar Konidena, K. R. J. Thomas, S. Sahoo, D. K. Dubey, J.-H. Jou, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 709-726. (DOI: 10.1039/C6TC04870F)
  28. Bi-anchoring organic dyes that contain benzimidazole branches for dye-sensitized solar cells: effects of pi-spacer and peripheral donor groups, G. B. Bodedla, K. R. J. Thomas, M.-S. Fan and K.-C. Ho, Chem. Asian J., 2016, 11, 2564-2577. (DOI: 10.1002/asia.201600766)
  29. Bis-naphthalimides bridged by electron acceptors: optical and self-assembly characteristics, A. Saini and K. R. J. Thomas, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 71638-71651. (DOI: 10.1039/C6RA12776B)
  30. Synthesis, characterization and electroluminescence of carbazole-benzimidazole hybrids with thiophene/phenyl linker, D. Karthik, K.R. J. Thomas, J.-H. Jou, Y.-L. Chen, Dyes Pigm., 2016, 133, 132-142. (DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.05.046)
  31. Thienylphenothiazine Integrated Pyrenes: An Account on the Influence of Substitution Pattern on Optical and Electroluminescent Properties, R. K. Konidena, K. R. J. Thomas, M. Singh and J.-H. Jou, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 4246-4258. (DOI: 10.1039/C6TC00354K)
  32. Synthesis and characterization of thieno[3,4-d]imidazole-based organic sensitizers for photoelectrochemical cells, D. Karthik, V. Kumar, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-T. Li and K.-C. Ho, Dyes Pigm., 2016, 129, 60-70. (DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.02.009)
  33. Benzimidazole-Branched Isomeric Dyes: Effect of Molecular Constitution on Photophysical, Electrochemical and Photovoltaic Properties, G. B. Bodedla, K. R. J. Thomas, M.-S. Fan, K.-C. Ho, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 640-653. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02590)
  34. Phenothiazine-based bipolar green-emitters containing benzimidazole units: synthesis, photophysical and electroluminescence properties, G. B. Bodedla, K. R. J. Thomas, S. Kumar, J.-H. Jou and C.-J. Li, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 87416-87428. (DOI: 10.1039/c5ra18372c)
  35. Organic dyes containing fluoreneamine donor and carbazole π-linker for dye-sensitized solar cells, K. R. J. Thomas, A. Venkateswararao, C.-P.Lee and K.-C. Ho, Dyes Pigm., 2015, 126, 154-165. (DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2015.07.034)
  36. Synthesis and photovoltaic properties of organic dyes containing N-fluoren-2-yl dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]pyrrole and different donors, S. Kumar, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-T. Li, K.-C. Ho, Org. Electron., 2015, 26, 109-116. (DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2015.07.019)
  37. Phenothiazine Decorated Carbazoles: Effect of Substitution Pattern on the Optical and Electroluminescent Characteristics, R. K. Konidena, K. R. J. Thomas, S. Kumar, Y.-C. Wang, C.-J. Li, J.-H. Jou, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 5812-5823. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b00787)
  38. Highly efficient ultra-deep blue organic light-emitting diodes with a wet- and dry-process feasible cyanofluorene acetylene based emitter, J.-H. Jou, S. Kumar, P.-H. Fang, A. Venkateswararao, K. R. J. thomas, J.-J. Shyue, Y.-C. Wang, T.-H. Li and H.-H. Yu, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 2182-2194. (DOI: 10.1039/C4TC02547D)
  39. Fluorene-Based Sensitizers with a Phenothiazine Donor: Effect of Mode of Donor Tethering on the Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, A. Baheti, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-T. Li, C.-P. Lee, K.-C. Ho, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 2249-2262. (DOI: 10.1021/am506149q)
  40. Triarylamine-Free Pyrenoimidazole-Containing Organic Dyes with Different pi-Linkers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, D. Kumar, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-P. Lee, K.-C. Ho, Asian J. Org. Chem., 2015, 4, 164-172. (DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201402214)
  41. Synthesis, optical, electrochemical and photovoltaic properties of organic dyes containing trifluorenylamine donors, A. Baheti, S. R. Gajjela, P. Balaya, K. R. J. Thomas, Dyes Pigm., 2015, 113, 78-86. (DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2014.07.036)
  42. Functional tuning of organic dyes containing 2,7-carbazole and other electron-rich segments in the conjugation pathway, A. Venkateswararao, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-T. Li, K.-C. Ho, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 17953-17966. (DOI: 10.1039/c4ra15234d)
  43. Deep-blue emitting pyrene-benzimidazole conjugates for solution processed organic light-emitting diodes, D. Karthik, K. R. J. Thomas, J.-H. Jou, S. Kumar, Y.-L. Chen, Y.-C. Jou, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 8727-8738. (DOI: 10.1039/c4ra11043a)
  44. Effect of Auxiliary Chromophores on the Optical, Electrochemical, and Photovoltaic Properties of Carbazole-Based Dyes, A. Venkateswararao, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-P. Lee, K.-C. Ho, Asian J. Org. Chem., 2015, 4, 69-80. (DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201402235)
  45. Organic dyes containing indolo[2,3-b]quinoxaline as a donor: synthesis, optical and photovoltaic properties, A. Venkateswararao, P. Tyagi, K. R. J. Thomas, P.-W. Chen, K.-C. Ho, Tetrahedron, 2014, 70, 6318-6327. (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2014.04.009).
  46. Monoanchoring (D-D-π-A) and Dianchoring (D-D-(π-A)(2)) Organic Dyes Featuring Triarylamine Donors Composed of Fluorene and Carbazole, A. Baheti, K. R. J. Thomas, L.-C. Lin, K. M. Lee, Asian J. Org. Chem., 2014, 3, 886-898. (DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201402073)
  47. 2-Hydroxyarylimidazole-based colorimetric and ratiometric fluoride ion sensors, D. Kumar, K. R. J. Thomas, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 56466-56474. (DOI: 10.1039/c4ra10482j)
  48. Functional tuning of phenothiazine-based dyes by a benzimidazole auxiliary chromophore: an account of optical and photovoltaic studies, G. B. Bodedla, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-T. Li, K.-C. Ho, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 53588-53601. (DOI: 10.1039/c4ra09300c)
  49. Materials, Designs, Fabrications, and Applications of Organic Electronic Devices (Editorial), J.-W. Jou, R. Lygaitis, K. R. J. Thomas, L.-S. Liao, Int. J. Photoenergy, 2014, 512717. (DOI: 10.1155/2014/512717)
  50. Organic dyes containing fluoren-9-ylidene chromophores for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells, A. Baheti, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-P.Lee, C.-T. Li, and K.-C. Ho, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 5766-5779.
  51. Organic Dyes Containing Fluorene Decorated with Imidazole Units for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, D. Kumar, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-P.Lee and K.-C. Ho, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 3159–3172.
  52. Selective naked-eye cyanide detection in aqueous media using a carbazole-derived fluorescent dye, R. K. Konidena, K. R. J. Thomas, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 22902-22910. (DOI: 10.1039/c4ra02636e)
  53. Organic Dyes Containing Carbazole as Donor and π-Linker: Optical, Electrochemical, and Photovoltaic Properties, A. Venkateswararao, K. R. J. Thomas, C.-P.Lee, C.-T. Li, and K.-C. Ho, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 2528-2539.
  54. Synthesis and characterization of polybrominated fluorenes and their conversion to polyphenylated fluorenes and cyclopenta[def]triphenylene, S. Kumar, D. Karthik, K.R.J. Thomas and M. S. Hundal, Tetrahedron Lett., 2014, 55, 1931-1935.
Honors And Awards
Honors
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2018
Bronze Medal by Chemical Research Society of India
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2018
Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, London
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2018
Publons Reviewer Award
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
1995
DST Young Scientist by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi
MemberShips
Royal Society of Chemistry
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Fellow
American Chemical Society
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Chemical Research Society of India
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Organic Reaction Mechanisms ( CYN-506 )
Autumn
Organic Chemistry-I ( CYN-205 )
Spring
Students
SuperVisions
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MATERIALS BASED ON INDOLOQUINOXALINE
01 Jan 2007 - 30 Jun 2010
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Payal Tyagi
DIPOLAR COMPOUNDS FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2007 - 30 Aug 2011
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Prachi Singh
STUDIES ON COPPER AND ZINC COMPLEXES OF POLYDENTATE LIGANDS
01 Jan 2006 - 30 May 2012
Other Supervisors: Dr. K. Ghosh, Scholar: Pramod Kumar
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POLYAROMATIC HYDROCARBON-BASED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS
01 Jan 2008 - 27 Jun 2012
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Neha Kapoor
IMIDAZOLE-BASED ORGANIC DYES FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2008 - 23 Aug 2012
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Dhirendra Kumar
ISOMERIC CARBAZOLE DERIVATIVES FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2008 - 19 Dec 2012
Other Supervisors: Dr. P. P. Thankachan, Scholar: Sushil Kumar
BENZOTHIADIAZOLE DERIVATIVES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES
01 Jan 2009 - 23 Jul 2014
Other Supervisors: Dr. K. Ghosh, Scholar: B. M. N. K. Prasad
FLUORENE BASED ORGANIC DYES FOR DYE SENSITIZED SOLAR CELLS
01 Jan 2010 - 20 May 2015
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Abhishek Baheti
CARBAZOLE-BASED ORGANIC DYES FOR DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELLS
01 Jan 2010 - 17 Feb 2016
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: A. Venkateswararao
PHENOTHIAZINE-BASED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2011 - 24 Aug 2016
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Govardhana Babu Bodedla
MULTI CHROMOPHORIC MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2011 - 30 Dec 2016
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Durai Karthik
MULTI-SUBSTITUTED CARBAZOLE-BASED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR OPTOELECTRONIC APPL
01 Jan 2012 - 30 Aug 2017
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Rajendra Kumar Konidena
NAPHTHALIMIDE-BASED MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONIC AND BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2013 - 08 Aug 2018
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Ankita Saini
DITHIENOPYRROLE-BASED ORGANIC MATERIALS FOR PHOTOVOLTAICS
01 Jan 2013 - 19 Sep 2018
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Sunil Kumar
CYANOCARBAZOLE BASED ORGANIC MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2013 - 18 Jul 2018
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Joseph V
BENZOTHIADIAZOLE-BASED ORGANIC MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2014 - 15 May 2019
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Ambika Pathak
ORGANIC MATERIALS CONTAINING NEW HETEROAROMATIC BUILDING BLOCKS
01 Jan 2014 - 14 Apr 2020
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Tina Tomer
CARBAZOLE BASED ORGANIC MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATION
01 Jan 2016 - 02 Feb 2021
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Anuj Sharma
IMIDAZO[1,2-a]PYRIDINE-BASED ORGANIC MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS
01 Jan 2015 - 04 Apr 2022
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Anupriya
Functional Enrichment of Pyrene-based Organic Emitters for OLED Applications
01 Jan 2016 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Abhishek Maurya
Photocatalytic Organic Transformations
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Anupam Das
Photocatalytic Organic Transformations
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sunil Kumar
HLCT/TADF/TFDF emitters for OLED
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Kamal Verma
Synthesis and Characterization of Luminescent Materials
04 Aug 2006 - 30 Jun 2007
Other Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ravi Bhushan, Scholar: Ms. Payal Tyagi
Synthesis and Characterization of 3H-Naphtho[2,1-d]imidazole Derivatives
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Ms. Shampa Rani Samanta
Synthesis and Characterization of Benzo[a]phenazine Derivatives
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: -, Scholar: Ms. Namita Kumari
Miscellaneous
Administrative Positions
Head of the Department
01 Jan 2019 - 17 Apr 2022
Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Professor
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India
Chairman, Institute Medical Emergency Fund Committee
01 Jan 2018 - 30 Jun 2020
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Warden (Welness)
01 Jun 2017 - 31 May 2019
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Chairman, Department Academic Programme Committee
01 Jan 2017 - 30 Jun 2020
Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Associate Professor
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2018
Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India
Assistant Professor
01 Jan 2006 - 01 Jan 2012
Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India