Material Chemistry Research Lab

Research Interests

Research areas:

  • Physicochemical properties of ionic liquids and their applications
  • Ionic liquid-based microemulsions
  • Nanomaterials and polymer composites
  • Microemulsions as nanoreactors for preparation of metallic, metallic oxide, core-shell nanoparticles and polymer nanocomposites
  • Molecular level interaction in ionic liquids, both protic and aprotic, and their binary mixtures with molecular solvents and physicochemical properties
  • Electrodeposition from reverse micelles and ionic liquids
  • Electrochemistry in organized media, electrochemical switching, and micellar shuttle
  • Self association of surfactants and supramolecular interactions – polymer-surfactant, ionic liquid-surfactant and other promising systems
  • Nanostructured and mesoporous silica for structural color, dielecric enhancement and drug carrier
  • Functional and smart materials and their applications
  • Development of supercapacitors
  • Electrochemical splitting of water
  • Water structure-modification by different perturbations
  • Electrochemical treatment of textile effluents
Research Keywords
ionic liquids
polymer composites
core-shell nanoparticles