DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS

Professor

DR. PRADEEP, T.

Biography

Prof Thalappil Pradeep is an Institute Professor and Professor of chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He is also an Institute Chair Professor. Pradeep was born on July 8, 1963. He earned a Ph. D degree in chemical physics working with Professors C. N. R. Rao and M. S. Hegde at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Subsequently, he spent about two years as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley and Purdue University, Indiana. Since then, he has been working at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, where he is a full professor. He also held visiting positions at Purdue University, Leiden University, in the Netherlands, EPFL, Switzerland, the Institute of Chemistry, Taiwan, Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea and the University of Hyogo, Japan.

Education

  • 1992 – 93, Post-doctoral fellow Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1986 – 91. Ph. D from Indian Institute of Science
  • 1980 – 85, M. Sc , B. Sc from Calicut University

Research Interests

  •  WILL BE UPDATED SOON

Representative Publications

 A covalently linked dimer of [Ag25(DMBT)18], Md Bodiuzzaman, Abhijit Nag, Raghu Narayanan Pradeep, Ankush Chakraborty, Ranjit Bag, Paramasivam Ganesan, Ganapati Natarajan, G. Sekar, Sundargopal Ghosh and Thalappil Pradeep, Chem. Commun., 2019 (DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01289C). 

 Electrospray deposition-induced ambient phase transition in copper sulphide nanostructures, Arijit Jana, Sourav Kanti Jana, Depanjan Sarkar, Tripti Ahuja, Pallab Basuri, Biswajit Mondal, Sandeep Bose, Jyotirmoy Ghosh, and Thalappil Pradeep, J. Mater. Chem. A, 7 (2019) 6387-6394 (DOI: 10.1039/C9TA00003H).  

  Spatial distribution mapping of molecules in the grains of different rice landraces, using desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry, Arunan Suganya, Debal Deb and Thalappil Pradeep, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 33 (2019) 727–736 (DOI: 10.1002/rcm.8397).  

  Clathrate hydrates in interstellar environment, Jyotirmoy Ghosh, Rabin Rajan J. Methikkalam, Radha Gobinda Bhuin, Gopi Ragupathy, Nilesh Choudhary, Rajnish Kumar, and Thalappil Pradeep, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 116 (2019) 1526-1531 (DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1814293116)  

   Approaching materials with atomic precision using supramolecular cluster assemblies, Papri Chakraborty, Abhijit Nag, Amrita Chakraborty and Thalappil Pradeep, Acc. Chem. Res., 52 (2019) 2–11 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00369).

DR. PRADEEP, T.

Professor
pradeep@iitm.ac.in
+91-44-2257-4208
  • HSB 148, Department of Chemistry
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Chennai - 600036
  • INDIA

Honors and Rewards

  • The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize in Chemistry. 2018
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of the journal. ACS Nano. 2018
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of the journal. Chemistry of Materials. 2018
  • Deepak Parekh Institute Chair Professor. 2017
  • Institute Chair Professor. 2016
  • 2008 - Santhi Swaroop Bhatnagar prize

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