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Dr. Tarkeshwar Gupta works as an Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi. He is richly experienced both at research and teaching level. He worked as a Research Associate at University of California, Berkeley, USA and at IISc Bangalore. He also worked as a visiting Scientist at Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. He believes in nourishing young minds and providing them with opportunities to excel in the field of research. He can be contacted through email or through telephony.

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The interdisciplinary chemistry research of our new research group focuses on studies of chemical/biological processes on solid-state surfaces. This includes:


(I)                Synthetic and mechanistic metal-organic chemistry.

(II)              Nanoscale assembly of molecular-derived thin films.

(III)            New strategies for thin film formation.

(IV)           Structural and optical properties of the thin film.

(V)             Reactivity, nuclease activity and molecular recognition by immobilized supramolecular structures on various surfaces.

(VI)           Developing general methods for directing the formation of inorganic clusters, solids, and molecules, particularly as a means of influencing the physical properties and reactivity of such materials. 

(VII)         Using variety of physio-chemical techniques, including air-free synthesis, solvothermal synthesis, X-ray crystallography, optical spectroscopy, electrochemistry, atomic force microscopy, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, ellipsometry etc




(I)                A Monolayer based setup for optical amplification, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/am900647h, 2010.

(II)              Ru(II)-Glycodendrimers as probes to study Lectin-Carbohydrate interactions and electrochemicaliy measured mono and oligosaccharide concentrations, Langmuir, DOI: 10.1021/la9038792, 2010.

(III)            Redox - active metal complex based monolayers as aversatile platform for integration of Boolean logic gates, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 47(29), 5322, 2008.

(IV)           Chemical communication between metal complex based monolayers, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 47(12), 2260, 2008.

(V)             Self Propagating assembly of a molecular based multilayer, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130(28), 8913, 2008.

(VI)           Halogen bonded supramolecular assemblies based on phenylethynl pyridine derivatives: Driving crystal packing through systematic chemical modifications, Cryst. Growth Des., 8(8), 2066, 2008.

(VII)         Selective monitoring of parts-per million levels of CO by covalently immobilized metal complexes on glass, Chem. Commun., 2900, 2008.

(VIII)       Selective Optical recognition and quantification of parts-per million of Cr+6 in organmic and aqueous media by immobilized polypyridyl complexes on glass, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130(9), 2744, 2008.

(IX)           Monolayer based selective optical recognition and quantification of FeCl3 via electron transfer, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129(40), 12296, 2007.

(X)             Selective NOx optical sensing with surface confined osmium polypyridyl complexes, Chem. Commun., 4878, 2007.

(XI)           Optical sensing pf parts per million levels of water in organic solvents using redox active osmium chromophore based monolayers, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128(26), 8400, 2006.

(XII)         Covalent assembled osmium chromophore based monolayers: Chemically induced modulation of optical properties in visible region, Chem. Mater. , 18, 1379, 2006.

(XIII)       Bis(Dipyridophenazine)copper(II) complex as major groove directing synthetic hydrolases, Dalton Trans., 12, 1896, 2004.






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Mr Prakash Ch. Mondal
B.Sc: Jadavpur University, 2006
M.Sc: Indian Institute of technology, Kharagpur, 2008
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Mr Vikram Singh
B.Sc: hindu College, University of Delhi, 2006
M.Sc: Hindu College, University of Delhi, 2008
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Mr Anup Kumar
B.Sc: Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi, 2004
M.Sc: Hansraj College, University of Delhi, 2008.
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Miss Bhawna Ghera
B.Sc: ANDC College, University of Delhi, 2007
M.Sc: Khalsa College, University of Delhi, 2009
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