DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS

Professor

DR. RANGA RAO, G.

Biography

G. Ranga Rao was born in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh in 1960. Earned M. Sc from IIT Bombay and Ph. D from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. Following various post-doctoral appointments and fellowships in Italy, Japan, France and Germany, he joined the Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras,  in 1996 where he is currently working as Professor of Chemistry. His research interests include synthesis and application of nanoscale materials and POM-based ionic liquids to heterogeneous catalytic processes, hydrogen production, photocatalysis, eletrocatalysis, CO2 reduction, and electrochemical supercapacitors.  

Education

  • 1990 - Ph. D from Indian Institute of Science
  • 1984 - M. Sc from IIT Bombay
  • 1981 - B. Sc from Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada

Research Interests

  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Nanostructured materials
  • Electrochemical energy storage
  • Solar fuels
  • Photo and electrocatalysis

Representative Publications

 Sankeerthana, B.; Shanmugam, R.; Ranga Rao, G. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 3757-3771.

 Shakeela, K.; Ranga Rao, G. ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2018, 1, 4642-4651.

 Umeshbabu, E.; Justin, P.; Ranga Rao, G. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2018, 1, 3654-3664.

 Satyanarayana, M.; Rajeshkhanna, G.; Malaya, K.S. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2018, 1, 3763-3770.

 Malaya, K.S.; Ranga Rao, G. Electrochimica Acta 2018, 268, 139-149.

 

DR. RANGA RAO, G.

Professor
grrao@iitm.ac.in
+91-44-2257-4226
  • KCL 106, Department of Chemistry
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Chennai - 600036
  • INDIA

Honors and Rewards

  • STA Fellowship, Japan
  • CNRS Fellowship, France
  • DAAD Fellowship, Germany
  • Visiting Professor, Institute of Molecular Science, Japan
  • Dharamsi Morarji Chemical Co. Visiting Fellowship in Chemistry, ICT, Mumbai

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