Dr. Putla Sudarsanam
Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry Division
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory
Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pune 411008, India
Office: 020-25902041; Mobile: +91 9347171451
Email: s.putla@ncl.res.in; putla2007@gmail.com
Google Scholar: https://lnkd.in/eRifk2z
ResearchGate: https://lnkd.in/gDN2gGX

Two Ph.D. positions (Jan 2021 admission) are available for the candidates having NET JRF and DST INSPIRE fellowships.

Research Outcomes: 2020                                                                             

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications                                                                            

9. P. Sudarsanam. Editorial. Biomass Conversion Biorefinery (2020) https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-01067-4. [IF: 2.602] 

8. C. Goswami, H. Saikia, K. Tada, S. Tanaka, P. Sudarsanam, S. K. Bhargava, P. Bharali. Bimetallic Palladium–Nickel Nanoparticles Anchored on Carbon as High-Performance Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction and Formic Acid Oxidation Reactions. ACS Applied Energy Materials 3 (2020) 9285–9295. [IF: 4.473]                                                                          

7. P. Sudarsanam*, H. Li*, T. V. Sagar. TiO2-based water-tolerant acid catalysis for bio-derived fuels and chemicals. ACS Catalysis, 10 (2020) 9555–9584. [IF: 12.35]

6. A. Wang, P. Sudarsanam, Y. Xu, H. Zhang, H. Li, S. Yang*. Functionalized magnetic nanosized materials for efficient biodiesel synthesis via acid–base/enzyme catalysis. Green Chemistry 22 (2020) 2977-3012. [IF: 9.480]

5. P. Sudarsanam*, D. Ruijten, Y. Liao, T. Renders, S.-F. Koelewijn, B. F. Sels*. Towards lignin-derived chemicals using atom-efficient catalytic routes. Trends in Chemistry (Cell Press Review Article) 2 (2020) 898-913. Highlighted on the front cover page.

4. L.H. Hashim*, A. Halilu*, P. Sudarsanam, Y.B. Umar, M.R.B. Johan, S.K. Bhargava*. Bifunctional rice husk-derived SiO2-Cu-Al-Mg nanohybrid catalyst for one-pot conversion of biomass-derived furfural to furfuryl acetate. Fuel 275 (2020) 117953- 117961. [IF: 5.578]

3. B.G. Rao, P. Sudarsanam, T.V. Rao, M.H. Amin, S.K. Bhargava, B.M. Reddy*. Highly dispersed MnOx nanoparticles on shape-controlled SiO2 spheres for ecofriendly selective allylic oxidation of cyclohexene.Catalysis Letters (2020) doi.org/10.1007/s10562-020-03205-z. [IF: 2.55]

2. K.K. Hazarika, H. Talukdar, P. Sudarsanam, S.K. Bhargava,* P. Bharali*. Highly dispersed Mn2O3−Co3O4 nanostructures on carbon matrix as heterogeneous Fentonā€like catalyst. Appl. Organometal. Chem. 34 (2020) e5512-e5525. [IF: 3.14]

1. B. Changmai, P. Sudarsanam, L. Rokhum*. Biodiesel production using a renewable mesoporous solid catalyst. Industrial Crops and Products 145 (2020) 111911. [IF: 4.244]

Books/book chapters 

1. Edited a book ‘’Functional Solid Catalysts for Biomass Valorization’’, Elsevier, May 2020. https://lnkd.in/gTPtCgB

2. Edited an ACS book ‘’Advanced Heterogeneous Catalysts: Applications at the Nano-Scale’’, American Chemical Society. ACS Symposium Series Volumes 1359, November 2020. https://lnkd.in/dwAYjna

3. Edited an ACS book ‘’Advanced Heterogeneous Catalysts: Applications at the Single-Atom Scale’’, American Chemical Society. ACS Symposium Series Volumes 1360, November 2020. https://lnkd.in/dhrWgWg

Special Issues in Peer-reviewed International Journals

• Guest editor for a thematic special issue ‘’Catalytic Biomass Valorization – Status and Perspectives”, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery Journal (IF: 2.602), Springer. https://link.springer.com/journal/13399/volumes-and-issues/10-4