Dr Ajay Venugopal
Associate Professor (Chemistry)
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1981: Born in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
1997: Karnataka State Secondary School Certificate Examination
The National High School, Bengaluru, India.
2002: Bachelor of Science in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India.
2004: Master of Science in Inorganic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, University of Pune, Pune, India.
2008: PhD in Chemistry
University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany.
Thesis: Rare-Earth Metal Hydroxylamide Complexes
Advisor: Prof. Norbert W. Mitzel
Work Experience
2008: Scientific Coworker,University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany.
Project: Tetramethyl-aluminate Lanthanoids
Advisor: Prof. Norbert W. Mitzel
2008: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Oslo, Norway.
Project: New Gold Catalysts for the Activation and Functionalisation of Alkanes
Advisors: Dr. Richard H. Heyn and Prof. Mats Tilset (University of Oslo)
2010: Humboldt Research Fellow, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany.
Project: Neutral and Cationic Hydrido Lanthanoid Complexes
Advisor: Prof. Jun Okuda