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Raju Kumar Gupta

Ph.D (National University of Singapore)

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical


Research Interest



  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2010
    Thesis Title:Assembly based nano-composite structures for memory device application
    Supervisor:M. P. Srinivasan
  • B.Tech. IIT Roorkee, India, 2005



  • M. K. Thakur, R. K. Gupta and V. K. Thakur, "Surface modification of cellulose using silane coupling agent", Carbohydrate Polymers, 111, 849–855, 2014.
  • V. K. Thakur, M. K. Thakur and R. K. Gupta, "Review: Raw Natural Fibers Based Polymer Composites", International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, 19, 256-271, 2014.
  • V. K. Thakur, M. K. Thakur and R. K. Gupta, "Graft Copolymers from Cellulose: Synthesis, Characterization and Evaluation", Carbohydrate Polymers, 97, 18-25, 2013.
  • Raju Kumar Gupta, S. Krishnamoorthy, Damar Yoga Kusuma, P. S. Lee and M. P. Srinivasan "Enhancing charge-storage capacity of non-volatile memory device using template-directed assembly of gold nanoparticles" Nanoscale, 4, 2296-2300, 2012.
  • Nandan Singh, Raju Kumar Gupta and Pooi See Lee "Gold-nanoparticle-functionalized In2O3 nanowires as CO gas sensors with a significant enhancement in response" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3, 2246-2252, 2011.

  • DST Inspire Faculty Award 2013
  • Editorial board for Nanoscience and Technology: An International Journal (NTIJ), Trends in Chemical Engineering, Journals of Surface and Hybrid Coating Technology, Journal of Polymer and Composites (STM)
  • Invited talk titled "Assembly Based Nano-Composite Structures And Their Applications", 4th Molecular Materials Meeting (M3) An international conference on Sustainable Materials and Technologies, January 2014, Biopolis, Singapore (Also served as session chair).
  • Invited talk titled "Synthesis of TiO2 and ZnO nanostructures and their application for waste water treatment utilizing ultraviolet mediated photocatalytic oxidation", 4th Trilateral Conference on Advances in Nanoscience Energy, Water & Healthcare, December 2013, Nanyang Executive Centre, NTU, Singapore.
  • Member of Materials Research Society (MRS); American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).


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