The School of Chemical and Materials Science is interested in working in the following areas.


  • Possible replacement of Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Novel Cathode material for Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Construction of Vanadium Ion Flow Batteries
  • Production of Hydrogen using Electro chemical and Photoelectrochemical routes

Functionalized Nanostructured Materials

  • Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications of various Functionalized Nanostructured Materials
  • 2D materials: MXenes, Graphene derivatives, MoS2
  • Materials: Gold and Silver Nanoparticles, Iron Oxide Nanoparticles, SnO2
  • Applications in Biology (Cell and Bacteria Culture)
  • Applications in Energy Storage Devices (Battery and Supercapacitor)

CO2 Capture and Conversion

  • Conversion of CO2 into Solid and Liquid hydrocarbons
  • Understanding Electrochemistry of CO2
  • Improvements in CO2 Capture techniques
Please visit the individual faculty profile for more details.