Ashok K Ganguli

Ashok K Ganguli

Institute Chair Professor & Deputy Director (Strategy & Planning)

Born: New Delhi
Ph.D. (Prof. C. N. R. Rao FRS), IISc Bangalore, 1990 Visiting Scientist(1990-1991), DuPont Company, Delaware. Post Doctoral Associate (Prof. J. D. Corbett, F.N.A. Sc. USA 1991-1993), Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa)
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 1995-present
Sudborough Medal (IISc) 1990. Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal (2006) for significant contribution to material science. CRSI medal (2007) for contribution to chemistry
Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Awards: Nano India award of DST for 2015, DST award for Nanotechnology

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Research Interests

Nanomaterials, superconductors, complex metal oxides and intermetallics.

Our group works mainly in the areas of design of nanostructured materials with applications in water purification, hydrogen generation, photo-electrochemical studies superconducting materials (oxides, oxypnictides and oxychalcogenides).

    Selected Publications

  1. Unconventional Superconductivity at Mesoscopic Point-contacts on the 3-Dimensional Dirac Semi-metal Cd3As2. Leena Aggarwal, Abhishek Gaurav, Gohil S. Thakur, Zeba Haque, A. K. Ganguli and Gautam Sheet, Nature Materials, 2016, 15, 32-37.
  2. Nanocatalysts for hydrogen evolution reactions,K. Ojha,S. Saha,P. Dagar and A. K. Ganguli, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 6777-6799.
  3. Design and Comparative Studies of Z-Scheme and Type II Based Heterostructures of NaNbO3/CuInS2/In2S3 for Efficient Photoelectrochemical Applications, S. Kumar, N. Yadav, P. Kumar and A. K. Ganguli, Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57 (24).
  4. Hydrotrope-Driven Self-Assembly in CTAB/n-Hexanol/Water/Heptane Reverse Micellar System, V. Sethi, D. Sen and A. K Ganguli, Langmuir, 2019, 35, 6683.
  5. CdS-CNT-CoPi Heterostructures for Simultaneous Exciton Separation: Ultrafast and Photoelectrochemical Studies, P Dagar, N Ghorai, K Ojha, HN Ghosh and A. K. Ganguli, J Phys. Chem. C, 2021, 125, 8684-8695.


        Group Members

    Post-doctoral Associates
  • Dr. Gajanan Kunde (UGC Post Doc)
  • Dr. Sandeep Kumar (BRICS Project)
  • Moumita Naskar (Jt. Student)
  • Antara Sarkar
  • Preeti Dagar
  • Shalini Tiwari (Jt. Student)
  • Priyanka Yadav
  • Kirandeep
  • Manisha Bungla
  • PrabuddhaKant Mishra
  • Manoj Kumar Sharma
  • Akshita Sharma
  • Nitika Garg
  • Archita Kar
  • Aarti Gautam
  • Ipshita Mazumdar
  • Haribrahma Singh
    Project Students
  • Dr. Soumen Ash