B L V Prasad

B L V Prasad

Physical and Materials Chemistry Division

About Me

We work in the field of Materials Chemistry including Nanomaterials, Catalysis and new methods and Biomolecular Chemistry

Professional Experience

  • 2003- Current- Scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  • 2000-2003 Research Associate (with Prof. Kenneth J Klabunde, Department of Chemistry and Prof. Christopher M. Sorensen, Department of Physics, University Distinguished Professors, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA
  • 1997-2000 JSPS Post-doctoral fellow (with Prof. Toshiaki Enoki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, JAPAN)
  • 1991-1997 PhD (with Prof. T. P. Radhakrishnan, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, INDIA)

Selected Publications

  • J. Seth, C. N. Kona, S. Das And B. L. V. Prasad, A simple method for the preparation of ultra-small palladium nanoparticle and their utilization for the selective hydrogenation of terminal alkyne groups, Nanoscale., 7, 872 - 876 (2015).
  • D. Prabhu, P.R. Pandey, N. Visaveliya, S. Roy And B. L. V. Prasad, Vesicle structures from bola-amphiphilic bio-surfactants: Experimental and MD simulation studies on the effect of unsaturation on the sophorolipid self-assemblies, Chem - Eur. J., 20, 6246 - 6250 (2014).
    Cover Page Article, Wiley VCH Hot topics,Chemistry Views
  • B. Balanagulu, S. Kummara , G. Kumaraswamy And B. L. V. Prasad, Ultrathin sheets of metal or metal sulfide from molecularly thin sheets of metal thiolates in solution, Chem. Mater., 26, 3436 - 3442 (2014).
  • N. Arun, A. Arulkashmir, K. Krishnamoorthy, A. Kulkarni And B. L. V. Prasad, pH dependent single step rapid synthesis of CuO and Cu2O nanoparticles from the same precursor, Cryst. Growth Des., 14, 4329 - 4334 (2014).
  • P. Sahu And B. L. V. Prasad, Time and temperature effect on the digestive ripening of gold nanoparticles: Is there a cross over from digestive ripening to Ostwald ripening?, Langmuir., 30, 10143 - 10150 (2014).
  • D. V. Ravi Kumar, B. L. V. Prasad And A. A. Kulkarni, Segmented flow synthesis of Ag nanoparticles in spiral microreactor: Role of continuous and dispersed phase, Chem. Engg. Journal., 192, 357 - 368 (2012).
    highlighted on coverpage
  • D. S. Sidhaye and B. L. V. Prasad, Many Manifestations of Digestive Ripening: Monodispersity, Superlattices, and Nanomachining, New J. Chem., 35, 755 - 755–763 (2011).
    Perspective article - Featured on Cover Page

Research Interest

  • Materials Chemistry including Nanomaterials

Contact Details

Dr. B L V Prasad

National Chemical Laboratory
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road
Pune 411008, India
Phone +91 20 2590 2013
Fax +91 20 2590 2615
E-mail pl.bhagavatula@ncl.res.in