DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS

Associate Professor

DR. ARTI DUA

Biography

Arti earned a doctorate in theoretical chemistry from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2002. She then spent three years at the Max-Planck Institute of Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany, before joining IIT Madras in 2006. Her research focuses on two main areas, stochastic reaction dynamics and statistical mechanics of complex fluids.

Education

  • 2002 - Ph. D from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • 1996 - M. Sc in Chemistry from Delhi University
  • 1994 - B. Sc in Chemistry from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University

Research Interests

  • To develop new theoretical methods to investigate catalysis at the molecular scale
  • To unravel the role of fluctuations in chemical kinetics
  • To develop phenomenological models for biopolymer dynamics

Representative Publications

Unraveling mechanisms from waiting time distributions in single-nanoparticle catalysis, Journal of Chemical Physics, 150 (2019).

Enzyme Kinetics at the molecular level (review article), Resonance-Journal of Education, 24, 297 (2019).

Nonrenewal statistics in the catalytic activity of enzyme molecules at mesoscopic concentrations,  Physical Review Letters, 107, 218301 (2011); Reply to comment, Physical Review Letters,119, 099802 (2017).

Protein dynamics modulated electron transfer kinetics in early stage photosynthesis, Journal of Chemical Physics, 138, 045104 (2013).

Stochastic Lindemann kinetics for unimolecular gas-phase reactions, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 117, 7661 (2013).

DR. ARTI DUA

Associate Professor
arti@iitm.ac.in
+91-44-2257-4236
  • CYB 350B, Department of Chemistry
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Chennai - 600036
  • INDIA

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