Invited Talks ( 54 )

( 1 )    Invited Talk (90 min) on “Thermophysical and Transport Properties of Ionic Liquids” at IGCAR (Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research), Kalpakkam, India, on November 04, 2010.

 

( 2 )    Invited Talk (30 min) on “Ionic liquids: Introduction and Prediction of Thermophysical properties” at 5th National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical and Biological Systems (TCBS-2010), Organized by The Indian Thermodynamics Society, hosted by Manipur University, Imphal, India during November 18-19, 2010.

 

( 3 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Ionic liquids: Introduction, Ultrasonic Velocity and Applications as solvent for the synthesis of nanomaterials” at Indo-US Workshop on Nanosonics & Ultrasonics and International Conference on Nanotechnology and Ultrasound (IUWONU & ICNU-2011), Organized by St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirapalli, India during January 12-14, 2011.

 

( 4 )    Guest Lecture (90 min) on “Thermodynamics for Physical Chemists” and “Ionic Liquids” at Krishna University, Machilipatnam, India, on March 12, 2011.

 

( 5 )     Invited Talk (60 min) on “Ionic Liquids: An alternative for toxic and volatile organic compounds” at seminar on ‘The Management of Environmental Pollution’, sponsored by Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board, India and organized by RVR & JC College of Engineering, Guntur, India, on March 22, 2011.

 

( 6 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Development of Task-Specific Ionic Liquids for Technological Applications”, at Workshop on Electronic & Ionic Materials and Devices (WEIMD-2011), Organized by Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India during March 25-27, 2011.

 

( 7 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Impact of Ionic Liquids on academia, industry and our daily life”, at National Conference on Chemistry in Our Lives (NCCOL-2011), sponsored by University Grant Commission (UGC), India and organized by Arya P.G. College, Panipat, India, on March 29, 2011.

 

( 8 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Predicting Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids” at India-Brazil- South Africa (IBSA) Workshop on Ionic Liquids, Organized by Durban University of Technology, South Africa, on 27th June 2011.

 

( 9 )    Invited Talk (30 min) on “Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids” at National Chemical Constellation Cheminar (NCCC-2011), Organized by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India, during August 20-21, 2011.

 

( 10 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on “Small Angel Neutron Scattering (SANS) from Ionic Liquids” at Theme Meeting on Utilization of National Facility for Neutron Beam Research (NFNBR), Organized by UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research (CSR) Mumbai Centre, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, India during October 17-18, 2011.

 

( 11 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on “Green solvents and Ionic Liquids for the sustainable future” at 6th National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical & Biological systems (NCTCBS-2011), Organized by The Indian Thermodynamics Society, hosted by M.D. University, Rohtak (Haryana), India during November 02-04, 2011.

 

( 12 )   Invited Talk (40 min) on “Reverse designing of task specific ionic liquids through predictive models for thermophysical properties of ionic liquids” at ICT-IGCAR Theme Meeting on “Room Temperature Ionic Liquids”, Organized by Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai, India on December 03, 2011.

 

( 13 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on “Experimental measurements and prediction of thermo physical and electrochemical properties of ionic liquids useful for metal ions separation” at UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research (CSR) Kalpakkam Node, IGCAR (Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research), Kalpakkam, India, during July 16-17, 2012.

 

( 14 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on “Ionic Liquids as Solvents for the Sustainable Future” at Chemistry in- House Symposium (CiHS-2012), IIT Madras, India on August 22, 2012.

 

( 15 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on “Experimental Measurements and Predictive Models for Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids” at 7th National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical, Biological and Environmental processes (TCBEP-2012), Organized by The Indian Thermodynamics Society, hosted by S.V. University, Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), India during December 10-12, 2012.

 

( 16 )   Invited Talk (45 min) on “Predictive Models for Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids” at Departamento de Química e Bioquímica, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal on December 18, 2012.

 

( 17 )   Invited Talk (45 min) on “Ionic liquids : PATh to IIT via QUILL” at Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal on December 21, 2012.

 

( 18 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on “Group Contribution Methods and QSPR Correlations for Predictions of Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids” at 2nd International Workshop on “Ionic Liquids: Alternative benign materials for renewable energy and its applications”, Organized by CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India and Universitat Rovira i Virgili , Tarragona, Spain, hosted by NCL Pune, India during January 16-17, 2013.

 

( 19 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on “Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the Future “, at International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Science (ICRACS-2013), Sponsored by Director General, Higher Education, Haryana and Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, and organized by Arya P.G. College, Panipat, India, during February 24-26,2013.

 

( 20 ) Invited Talk (30 min) on “Green Solvents and Ionic Liquids for the Sustainable Future” at Intercollegiate National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Chemical Research” (ETCR-2013), Organized by A.M. Jain College, Chennai and Society for Advancement of Chemical Sciences and Education (SACSE), IGCAR, India, hosted by A.M. Jain College, Chennai, India during March 7-8, 2013.

 

( 21 ) Invited Talk (60 min) on “Current Research Trends on Green solvents and Ionic Liquids for the sustainable future”, at National Seminar on Current Research trends and Developments in Chemical Sciences-2013 (CRTDCS-2013), sponsored by UGC-SERO, Hyderabad, India and organized by PVKN Govt. College, Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh), India, during March 9-10, 2013.

( 22 )   Invited Talk (90 min) on “Research Methodology: Literature Review and Plagiarism”, at Faculty Development Programme on Research Methodology, organized by Government Engineering College, Kozhikode (Kerala), India, during June 24-28,2013.

 

( 23 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on “Thermodynamics and Applications of Ionic Liquids” at Theme Meeting on Recent Trends in Materials Chemistry, Sponsored by Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), DAE, India and Organized by Vellore Institute Technology (VIT) University, Vellore and Society for Advancement of Chemical Sciences and Education (SACSE), IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India, hosted by VIT University, Vellore, India, during July 25-27, 2013.

 

( 24 )   Young Scientist Award Talk (30 min) on “Measurements, Prediction and Utilization of Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids for Industrial Applications”. 8th National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Systems (TCBES-2013), Organized by Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambekdar Central University, Lucknow, India, during November 25-26, 2013.

 

( 25 )   Invited Talk (60 min) on “Recent Developments in Green Solvents and Ionic Liquids for the Sustainable Future” at National Conference on Recent Developments in Green Chemistry (NCRDGC- 2013), Organized by Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, India, during December 18-19, 2013.

 

( 26 )   Guest Lecture (60 min) on “Researcher to Nascent Entrepreneur​”, at Entrepreneur Awareness Camp (EAC), Organized by The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Center, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology & Research University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India, on February 26, 2014.

 

( 27 )   Invited Talk (60 min) on “Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the Sustainable Future and their Recent Applications in Polymer Chemistry, Material Sciences, Nanotechnology and Biotechnology” at UGC sponsored National Seminar on Material Science and Modern Analytical Techniques, Organized by M.P.M.M.S.N. Trusts College, Shoranur, Kerala, India, during March 26-27, 2014.

 

( 28 )   Invited Talk (60 min) on “Recent Trends of Ionic Liquids in Separation Science and Technology” at UGC sponsored National Seminar on Recent Trends in Separation Processes in Pollution Control, Organized by K.R.R. Govt. Degree College, Kodad, Nalgonda, Telangana, India, during July 12-13, 2014.

 

( 29 )   Invited Talk (60 min) on “Challenges and Opportunities in Green Solvents for the Sustainable Future” at DST sponsored National Conference on Recent Challenges in Chemical & Biological Sciences, Organized by Vignan University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India, during July 28-29, 2014.

 

( 30 )   Invited Talk (60 min) on “Recent Trends in Green Solvents and Ionic Liquids” at National Seminar on Recent Trends in Chemistry, Organized by K.R.K Govt. Degree College, Addanki, Andhra Pradesh, India, during August 22-23, 2014.

 

( 31 )   Invited Talk (30 min) on ” Understanding and Utilization of Unique Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids” at 9th National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical, Biological, Environmental and Non-Conventional Energy Systems (TCBNES-2014), Organized by, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India, during October 17-18, 2014.

 

( 32 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Recent Trends in Green Solvents and Ionic Liquids for extraction, absorption and dissolution processes” at The Old and  Recent trends in Chemical Sciences (ORTCS-2015), Organized by, Tara Government College, Sangareddy, Telangana, India, during January 08-09, 2015.

 

( 33 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Recent Developments in Green Solvents and Ionic Liquids for Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Applications” at UGC Sponsored National Conference on Recent Trends in Medicinal Chemistry (RTMC-2015), Organized by, Government Arts College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, during February 19-20, 2015.

 

( 34 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents and their Applications” at National Seminar on Green Analytical Techniques (NASGAT-2015), Organized by Devaswom Board College, Sasthamcotta, Kollam, Kerala, during September 09-10, 2015.

 

( 35 )    Invited Talk (30 min) on “Understanding the Effect of Anion, Cation and Alkyl Chain Length on Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids” at 10th National Conference on Thermodynamics of Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Biological Systems (TPCB-2015), Organized by Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, during November 20-21, 2015.

 

( 36 )    Invited Talk (30 min) on “Tuning the Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids for Various Applications” at National Conference on Ionic Liquids for Clean Energy and Environment (ILCEE 2015), Organized by CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, during December 16-17, 2015.

 

( 37 )    Guest Lecture (90 min) on “Use of Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the Sustainable Future” at  V.S. Patel College, Bilimora, Gujarat, India on December 26, 2015.

 

( 38 )    Invited Talk (30 min) on “Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Applications” at xxxiv Annual Conference Indian Council of Chemists, Organized by Uka Tarsadia University, Gujarat, India, on December 27, 2015.

 

( 39 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Introduction, Physico-Chemical Properties and Applications of Ionic Liquids” at UGC Sponsored State Level Seminar on ‘The Potential Applications of Ionic Liquids’, Organized by P.T. Sarvajanik College of Science, Surat, Gujarat, India, on December 28, 2015.

 

( 40 )    Guest Lecture (90 min) on “Ionic Liquids : Introduction, Properties and Applications” at  Department of Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, Gujarat, India on December 31, 2015.

 

( 41 )    Invited Talk (30 min) on “Regulating the Physico-Chemical Properties of Ionic Liquids for Various Applications” at International Symposium on Application of Ionic Liquids (ISOIL 2016), Organized by Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India, during January 21-22, 2016.

 

( 42 )    Guest Lecture (60 min) on “Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the Chemical Industry and Sustainable Future” at  Easwari Engineering College, Chennai, India on February 10, 2016.

 

( 43 )    Guest Lecture (60 min) on “Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the Sustainable Future” at Shri A.M.M. Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC), Chennai, on March 09, 2016.

 

( 44 )    Guest Lecture (60 min) on “Applications of Ionic Liquids in Enhancing the Dissolution and Extraction Processes” at  Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad on March 10, 2016.

 

( 45 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Recent Developments in Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the extraction, absorption and dissolution processes​” at National Workshop on ‘Green & Sustainable Technologies for Zero Emissions -2016’, Organized by SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India, on September 21, 2016.

 

( 46 )    Invited Talk (45 min) on “Thermal Stability and Thermophysical Properties of Protic and Aprotic Ionic Liquids​” at 11th National Conference of the Indian Thermodynamics Society on “Advances in Chemical Sciences and Thermodynamics”, Organized by University of Jammu, Jammu, India, during December 02-03, 2016.

 

( 47 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Recent Progress in Ionic Liquids as Environmentally Benign Green Solvents for the Extraction, Absorption and Dissolution Processes​” at National Conference on ‘Recent Innovations in Chemistry for Environment (RICE-16)’, Organized by K.L. University, Andhra Pradesh, India, during December 09-10, 2016.

 

( 48 )    “Dr. Arvind Kumar Memorial  Award – 2016 of ICC” – Award Lecture (30 min) on ” Design and Applications of Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the extraction, absorption and dissolution processes​” at XXXV Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists (ICC), Organized by H. V. Desai College, Pune in association with College of Engineering, Pune, India, during December 22-24, 2016.

 

( 49 )    Guest Lecture (60 min) on ” Thermophysical Properties of Ionic Liquids: A Novel Class of Molten Salts​” at A Workshop on Physics Education and Research 2016, Organized by Centre for Continuing Education & Department of Physics, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, during December 26-31, 2016.

 

( 50 )    Guest Lecture (60 min) on “Chemistry Graduand to Entrepreneur – Few Tips On the First Step of Your Journey​” at Chemistry Club, P.T. Sarvajanik College of Science, Surat, Gujarat, India, on January 06, 2017.

 

( 51 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on “Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the Chemical Industry and Sustainable Future” at Seminar on “Chemistry: Meets Technological Development”, Organized by V.S. Patel College, Bilimora, Gujarat, India on January 07, 2017.

 

( 52 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on ” Ionic Liquids for the Extraction of Lanthanides and Actinides from Nitric Acid Medium ​” at Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Australia, on February 24, 2017.

 

( 53 )    “Young Scientist Award – 2016 (Saraswathy Srinivasan Prize) from The Academy of Sciences,  Chennai” – Award Lecture (30 min) on “Synthesis, Thermodynamic Properties and Applications of Ionic Liquids” at Department of Nuclear Physics, University of Madras, Chennai, India on March 03, 2017.

 

( 54 )    Invited Talk (60 min) on ” Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for the extraction and dissolution processes​” at National Conference on “Green Chemical Process and Sustainable Technologies (GCPST 2017)” Organized by SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India, during March 17-18, 2017.