List of Keynote/Invited Lectures

 

 

1.      Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy of Rough and Porous Electrodes, Acharya J. C. Ghosh Memorial Medal Lecture, 23rd -25th December, 2017, 54th Annual Convention of Chemists (ICS-2017), Department of Chemistry, Uka Tarsadia University, Bardoli, Surat, Gujrat.

2.      Phenomenological Theories for Modelling of Solid State Li-ion Batteries (Invited lecture), 6-9 September, 2017, 1st World Conference on Solid Electrolytes for Advanced Applications: Garnet & Competitors, Department of Physics, Pondicherry University, India.

3.      Anomalies in Electric Double Layer Response on Rough and Porous Electrodes (Keynote lecture), 10-12 August , 2017, Second International Conference on Electrochemical Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru- 560 012.

4.      Electrochemistry at Rough and Porous Electrodes (invited lecture), 27th March, 2017, Chemical Sciences: Emerging Trends and Opportunities, UGC SAP Sponsored Seminar, Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed Univ.), Dayalbagh, Agra-282 005.

5.      Impedance Spectroscopy of Rough and Porous Electrodes: Theoretical Aspects (invited lecture), 23rd January, 2017, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu.

6.      Electrochemistry at Fractal Electrodes: Mathematical Concepts in Chemistry (Popular lecture), 9th January, 2017, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

7.       Influence of Electrode Roughness on Pulse Voltammetries: Theoretical Aspects (invited lecture), 7-8th December, 12th ISEAC-DM-2016, Chembur, Mumbai.

8.    Theories of Pulse Voltammetries on Rough Electrode (invited lecture), 8-10th December, 2016, ISAEST, Chennai.

9.      Disordered Electrodes, Governing Length Scales and Electrochemical Processes (invited lecture), 16 th Sept. 2016, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.

10.  Electrochemical Processes on Disordered Electrodes and their Governing Length Scales (invited lecture), 12 th Sept. 2016, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

11.  Curvature Induced Anomalies in Electrochemical Potentials, Recent Advances in Theoretical Chemistry (RATC2016), 7-8 July, 2016, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

12. Diffusion Kinetics at Fractal Electrodes, Science Academies Lecture workshop for College Teachers & Students on Emerging Technologies based on Nanoscience, 22-23 April, 2016, Organized by Department of Chemistry, Mody University of Science and Technology, Sikar, Rajasthan-332311; Sponsored by Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore; Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi; The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad.

13. Nanokinetics in Electrochemistry, Science Academies Lecture workshop for College Teachers & Students on Emerging Technologies based on Nanoscience, 22-23 April, 2016, Organized by Department of Chemistry, Mody University of Science and Technology, Sikar, Rajasthan-332311; Sponsored by Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore; Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi; The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad.

14.  Understanding Electrochemistry of Anomalous Responses in Disordered Metal and Semiconductor Electrodes (invited lecture), 29th Jan 2016, Department of Chemistry, Dayalbagh Educational Institutions, Agra.

15.  Theories for Super-Kinetics and Super-Capacitance (invited lecture), 2nd National Conference on Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage (MECS-2016), 11-13 March, Department of Physics, Pondicherry University and Energy Science Society of India (ESSI).

16.  Tuning Surface Work Function and Kinetics Through Electrode Surface Morphological Anisotropies, Invited Lecture, PBCTE, 4-6th December,2015,  IIT, Bombay.

17.  Tuning Surface Work Function and Kinetics Through Electrode Nano-structuring, Invited Lecture, 6-th MRS Trilateral Symposium, 23-25 Nov. 2015, IISER, Mohali.

18. Theories for Anomalous Responses in Disordered Electrodes, Invited Lecture by Fellows, 6-8 Nov. 2015, 81st Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Sciences, IISER, Pune and CSIR - NCL.

19. Does Electrode Disorder Matter?, Keynote Talk, Electrochem2015, Durham University, 13-15 September, 2015, U.K.

20. Does Nanoscopic Electrode Disorder Matter in Electrochemical Processes ? (Invited Talk), 19 Aug. 2015, IISER, Mohali

21.  Influence of Nanoscopic Disorder in Electrochemical Processes, 6 July, 2015, S. N. Bose Institute for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India.

22.  Theory for Anomalous Response in Cyclic Voltammetry, 2 July, 2015, at Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

23. Understanding Electrochemistry at Nanostructured Electrodes, Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) Mohali, 11th Aug , 2014.

24. Fractals, Summer School - 2014, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, 6th June to 2nd July, 2014. (Popular Science Talk)

25. Electricity and Chemistry: History & Concepts, Summer School - 2014, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, 6th June to 2nd July, 2014. (Popular Science Talk)

26. Debye-Falkenhagen dynamics of electric double layer in presence of electrode heterogeneity and roughness,  International Conference on Dynamics in Complex Chemical and Biological Systems (DCCBS-2014), IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, Feb 13-15, 2014.

27. Theory of Supercapacitors: Electronic, Adsorption and Ionic Capacitance, 23rdDec. 2013, S. N. Bose Hall, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata.

28.  Electrochemistry: History, Concepts and Contemporary Aspects, 3rdDec. 2013, Refresher Course in Chemistry, UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.

29.  Electrochemical Energy Systems: Supercapacitors, 21st Nov. 2013, Refresher Course in Chemistry, UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.

30.  Generalization of Thomas-Fermi Theory for Curved Nanostructured Electrodes: Capacitance and Electron Transfer, International Conference on Interdisciplinary Areas with Chemical Sciences (ICIACS-2013), Panjab University, Chandigarh, in Association with Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) Mohali, Oct 30th Nov 1st , 2013.

31. Generalized Thomas-Fermi Theory for Electronic Capacitance in Curved Nanostructured Materials, DAE BRNS Symposium on Current Trends in Theoretical Chemistry (CTTC-2013), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, Sept 26-28, 2013.

32.  Experimental Validation of Roughness Power Spectrum Based Theory of Anomalous Cottrell Response, 6th September 2013, 5 P.M., Dept. of Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

33.  Sub- and Super- Diffusion at Rough Electrodes: Viscosity Induced Time Delay and Dilation Phenomenon,  the 26th August  2013 at 2.30  P.M. in the IPC Lecture Hall, SPECIAL LECTURE Jointly organize by DEPARTMENT OF INORGANIC AND PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY (DECCAN SECTION).

34.  EIS of Disordered Electrodes: Theoretical Aspects, in Fifth ISEAC Triennial International Conference an Advances and Recent Trends in Electrochemistry, ELAC-2013, Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, Jan 16-20, 2013. 

35.  Power Spectrum Based Theories of Ubiquitous Electrode Roughness and Their Electrochemical Response, CRSI 2012 Mid Year Meeting, 21-22 July 2012, organized by CSIR- CDRI, Lucknow.

36.         Mathematical Models in Electrochemistry involving Arbitrary and Stochastic Boundaries, UGC-DST- Sponsored National Conference on Mathematical Models and Methods, 1-2nd March, 2012, organized by Department of Mathematics, The Madura College, Madurai, Tamilnadu

37.         Theoretical Aspects of Impedance Spectroscopy of Disordered Electrodes, International Conference on Advances in Applied Chemical Sciences and Innovative Materials, 10-12 Aug. 2011, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Delhi.

38. Theoretical Aspects of Disordered Electrodes, First Indo-Italian Workshop on Frontiers of Fundamental & Industrial Electrochemistry: A Challenge for a Better World, 30th -31st Aug. 2010, jointly organized by Department of Chemistry, Univ. of Delhi & Embassy of Italy, New Delhi.

 

39.  Solving Diffusion Equation on Arbitrary and Stochastic Boundaries: Application to Problems in Chemistry, National Workshop on Computational Science, 1-14 July, 2010, jointly organized by Department of Physics & Astrophysics, Delhi University Computer Centre and Swami Shraddhanand College, Univ. of Delhi, New Delhi. 

40.  Model for Anomalous Capacitance of Electric Double Layer near Curved Nanostructured Electrode, Changing Paradigms of Theoretical & Computational Chemistry: From Atom to Molecular Clusters (TCCC - 2009), 18-20 Dec. 2009, Dept. of Chemistry & Interdisciplinary School of Scientific Computing, University of Pune, Pune

41.  Theoretical Understanding of Anomalous Response Of Fractal And Nano-Structured Electrodes, Centenary Conference on Emerging Trends in Chemistry (ETC 2009), 13-15 May, 2009, at Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

42. Understanding Anomalous Response Of Fractal And Nano-Structured Electrodes, Discussion Meeting on Theoretical Chemistry (TCS 2009), 18-24 January, 2009, at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

43.  Electrical Double Layer Models and Their Application to Supercapacitor, 1st Sept. 2009, Refresher Course in Chemistry, 28th Aug-17th Sept. 2009, UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.

44. Theoretical Aspects of Supercapacitors: Nano-Structured and Disordered Interfaces, International Conference on Electrochemical Power Systems, 26-28 November 2008, Mascot Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

45.  Electrochemical Response of Nano-Structured and Disordered Electrodes: Some Theoretical Problems, 12th June 2008, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkota.

46.  Theoretical Aspects of Nano-Structured and Disordered Electrodes, Future Directions in Advanced Material Research, 16-19 April 2008 Shimla at Hotel Asia Dawn, Shimla.

47.  Generalization of Theories of Cottrell Current and Warburg Impedance for Realistic Fractal Electrodes, First DU-SDU Seminar on Emerging Trends in Interfacial Areas of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Sciences, 17-18 March 2008, at University of Delhi, Delhi.

48.  Electrochemical Supercapacitors: Energy Storage Beyond Batteries, 6th Dec. 2008, Refresher Course in Physics & Electronics, CPDHE and Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi.

49.  Irregular Electrodes as Fractal and Their Electrochemical Responses, National Convention of Electrochemistry, 6 Dec. 2007, at IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu.

50.  Fractals in Electrochemistry, Refresher Course for College Teachers on 20-th Dec. 2007, CPDHE and Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.

51.  Irregular Electrodes as Fractals, Wednesday Talks of Department of Chemistry., 7 Nov. 2007, at Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.

52.  Diffusion-Limited Reaction Rates on Random Fractal Electrodes, 3rd Dynamic Day Delhi Meeting on Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems, 3 Nov. 2007, at School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

53.  Complex Interfaces in Electrochemical Energy Systems, Refresher Course for College Teachers on 3rd Oct. 2006, CPDHE and Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.

54.  Artificial Muscles based on Nematic Gels, R. Kant, P. -G. De Gennes and M. Hebert, Discussion Group Meeting on Novel Liquid Crystals with special reference to transition metal discotics and smectics, 8-10 Jan. 1997, S. N. Bose Centre for Basic Sciences, Calcutta, India.

55.  Diffusion-limited reaction rates at self-affine surface fractals, Discussion meeting on Theoretical Chemistry, 5-8 Dec. 1996, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

 

List of Selected Seminars in University/Institutes

Stretch Dynamics of Flexible Branched Polymers in Solution, 26-th June 2001.

 

Material Sci. & Engg., Penn State Univ., State College, Pennsylvania.

Reaction-Diffusion to Complex Geometries : Current and Admittance, 13-th Sept 2000.

 

IBM T. J. Watson Research Center,

Yorktown Height, New York.

 Linear Rheology of H-polymers, 8-th Feb 1999.

Theoretical Polymer Physics, Freiburg, Germany .

Towards Artificial Muscles, 12-th March 1997.

Liquid Crystal Centre, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

Towards Artificial Muscles, 10-th March 1997.

 

Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Madras.

Artificial Muscles based on Nematic Elastomer, Feb 1997.

Dept. of Physical Chemistry, Indian Association for Cultivation of Sciences, Calcutta.

 

Diffusion to Rough Interfaces, Sept 1996.

University of Leeds, Leeds, IRC Polymer Physics and Engineering, Leeds, U.K.

 

Diffusion to Rough and Arbitrary Shaped Interfaces, Dec 1995.

 

College de France, Physique de la Matire Condense, Paris.

Electrochemistry at Complex Interfaces, Sept 1993.

 

Dept. of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi.

Electrochemistry at Complex Interfaces, June 1993.

Dept. of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

 

 

Stretch Dynamics of Flexible Branched Polymers in Solution, 26-th June., 2001.

Material Sci. & Engg., Penn State Univ., State College, Pennsylvania.

Reaction-Diffusion to Complex Geometries : Current and Admittance, 13-th Sept.2000.

IBM T. J. Watson Research Center,

Yorktown Height, New York.

Linear Rheology of H-polymers, 8-th Feb., 1999.

Theoretical Polymer Physics,

Freiburg, Germany.

Towards Artificial Muscles, 12-th March, 1997.

Liquid Crystal Centre, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

Towards Artificial Muscles, 10-th March, 1997.

Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Madras.

Artificial Muscles based on Nematic Elastomer, Feb., 1997.

Dept. of Physical Chemistry, Indian Association for Cultivation of Sciences, Calcutta.

Diffusion to Rough Interfaces, Sept., 1996.

University of Leeds, Leeds, IRC Polymer Physics and Engineering, Leeds,U.K.

Diffusion to Rough and Arbitrary Shaped Interfaces, Dec., 1995.

Collège de France, Physique de la Matière Condensée, Paris.

Electrochemistry at Complex Interfaces, Sept.,  1993.

Dept. of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi.

Electrochemistry at Complex Interfaces, June, 1993.

Dept. of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.