Fuel cell electro-catalysis, platinum-free catalysts for the cathodic reduction of oxygen in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells
Materials Chemistry - Metal organic frameworks, metal oxide clusters and nano composites for molecular separation, optical and conducting properties.
Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry
Developing new methods, Activation and functionalization of relatively unreactive C–H bonds, Asymmetric Catalysis, Synthesis of Natural Products
Topological insulators, Fractional quantum Hall state, Strongly correlated electron systems.
Quantum Information theory and open quantum systems
Novel charge transfer composite nanomaterials based thin film device applications
Black hole entropy in supergravity and string theory, Supergravity, AdS-CFT correspondence, Higher-Spin holography
Nonlinear Dynamics: Non-integrable systems, Chaotic Dynamics Bifurcation and Stability Analysis Synchronization Network Theory Complex Systems Time-delay Systems Delay-induced Phenomena Coupled Map Lattices Spatio-temporal Chaos Recurrence Analysis
Quantum Phase transitions in low dimensional and low spin organic insulators as well as Heavy Fermions , Phase diagram of weakly pinned Type-II superconductors, Multiferroics,
Partial differential equations,Control theory,Game theory,Viscosity solution theory,Navier stokes equations,Image processing
I am interested in representation theory of finite dimensional algebras.
Macrocyclic systems, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Planar Aromatic and Antiaromatic systems, Porphyrin based Dye-Sensitized Solar cells (DSSC)
Indigenous Medicine and Intellectual Property Rights, Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge, Pharmaceutical Industry and Innovations, Health Policy and development
Insect navigation and sensory ecology; Insect-plant interactions
Organic Photochemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry: Crystal Engineering Development of Organic Light Emitting Materials Mechanistic Organic Chemistry
Nutrient and energy homeostasis, Gene regulation in neuroendocrine centers, Neural circuitry of feeding
Scanning probe microscopy, tunnelling induced luminescence, metal-semiconductor junctions
DNA restriction and repair in E coli, regulation of antibiotic biosynthesis in Streptomyces, Proteomics of eye diseases
Hyperbolic systems of conservation laws,Asymptotic preserving schemes,Genuinely multidimensional numerical schemes,Nonlinear waves and shock waves.
Random Lasing, Photonic crystals, PT symmetric Optics
Photochemistry & photophysics, Hybrid nanomaterials, Light-matter interactions at nanoscale, Raman Spectroscopy using nanomaterials, Organized surfaces
Plant molecular genetics- patterning, stem cell and regeneration, evolutionary developmental biology
Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Organic Synthesis, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Methodology Development
Confocal microscope, FCS and fluorescence life time imaging, Femtosecond Up-conversion, Surface Second harmonic generation, Solvation dynamics, FRET, Electron/Proton transfer, Fluctuation in Biological system, Live cell,drug delivery, Proteins, micelles,cyclodextrin, polymer, fluorescent gold nano-clusters.
Multifunctional nanostructured materials- Graphene, 2-dimensional layered nanostructures; Energy storage - Lithium ion batteries, Supercapacitors; Gas storage
Functional Analysis/Numerical Functional Analysis, Mathematical Finance/Financial Engineering, Parameter Identification in PDEs, Mathematical Biology, Machine Learning, Data Science Research
Quantum Chemistry, Nonlinear dynamics in Chemistry and Biology.
Magnetism, Zinc Oxide, Diamonds Films,Solar Cells,SOFC
Low temperature electron transport on nanoscale devices: Quantum dots, Quantum point contacts, Nanowires & Superconducting tunnel junction systems and Topological insulators: Spin injection and diffusion in Topological insulator devices.
Physical Organic Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry
Organic and hybrid optoelectronics,Spintronics, Metamaterials, Thermoelectrics, Application of Physics to biology and device applications, Solar Cell
Photoacoustic imaging (microscopy and tomography), speckle contrast imaging, spectroscopy for Biomedical applications
Operator theory, operator algebra, non commutative dynamics.
Mechanics, Optics, Mathematical Physics
Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology
Circadian clock, neuropeptides and sleep, post-transcriptional regulation of circadian rhythm etc.
Meiotic recombination, Genome stability, Mutation rates
Harmonic Analysis Sampling and Reconstruction Wavelet Analysis Applied Cryptography
Ultrafast optical studies of semiconductor nanostructures Terahertz spectroscopy & imaging
Asymmetric Total Synthesis, Asymmetric Catalysis, and Medicinal Chemistry.
Molecular Structural Biology - Protein Crystallography, Single Particle CryoEM
Magnetism and Superconductivity
Asymmetric Catalysis and Natural Product Synthesis
Plant Centromere biology, Uniparental genome elimination, Genome stability, Aneuploidy,Haploid genetics ,Minichromosome biology
Nanophononics, Stimulated Brillouin/Raman scattering, Opto-mechanical interactions, Slow-light, Nonlinear optical phenomenon and devices, Soliton self-frequency shift
Supramolecular chemistry with DNA, and Functional DNA nanotechnology
Molecular Virology and Cell Biology
Immunology, Imaging, Mammalian Cell Biology and Biochemistry. Host-microbial interactions, Cell Signaling Mechanisms, Apoptosis, Autophagy and NF-kappaB Signaling.
Synthesis, structure and mechanistic studies Magnetic interactions in low dimensional solids Heterogeneous catalysis, photo catalysis, ion and electron conduction studies Li-ion conduction, ceramic pigments
Interfacial and Surface Chemistry
Genetics & Molecular Biology: Replication-Transcription Conflicts, Mechanisms of Mutagenesis, Gene Expression, Evolution, Antibiotic Resistance
Linear Algebra & Matrix Analysis
Differential geometry, Higher category theories, Gerbes
Interest: Algebraic Geometry
Hematopoietic stem cells, bone marrow niche, developmental hematopoiesis
Complex Dynamics and Ergodic Theory
Wide bandgap materials and related devices, high-temperature electronics, Power and energy conversion devices, High-throughput techniques.
Observation of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation, the afterglow of the Big Bang, and the analysis of cosmological and astrophysical data sets.
Non-equilibrium Physics, Statistical and Quantum Field-theories
Number theory, arithmetic algebraic geometry, elliptic curves, modular forms and Galois representations.
Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms, Catalysis, Bioinorganic Chemistry
Biomass to liquid transportation fuel, Alkane metathesis, Cluster-Assembled Materials
Analysis on Graphs, Spectral Graph Theory
Green Chemistry: Immobilization of ligands on polymeric supports and recycling.
Mammalian cell biology, Biochemistry, microtubules, chromosome segregation, mitosis, centrosomes, drug development, ciliogenesis
Prey-predator interactions, Insect-plant interactions, Wolbachia in insects, Secondary sexual characters, Phylogenetic patterns, Diversity of Indian butterflies
Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, Stochastic Processes, Stochastic and Harmonic Analysis Approach to Fluid Dynamics Models
Molecular Virology- Zoonotic Viruses, Virus discovery, Virus host Interactions, Development of Vaccine and Monoclonal antibodies
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Group theory, Commutative Algebra and Homological Algebra.
Nanostructures and thin films, Surfaces and Interfaces, Defect induced properties of materials, Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors, Thermoelectric materials, Semiconducting Metal Oxides and graphene based Gas Sensors
NMR spectroscopy, Structure determination of macromolecules