Prof. G. Ranga Rao  
 

Personal Profile :

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: G. Ranga Rao
: KCL 206
: (044) 2257 4226
: (044) 2257 6226
: D-1-77, Bonn Avenue
: grrao@iitm.ac.in

 

Academic profile :

  • B.Sc  (Andhra Loyola College)
  • M.Sc (IIT Bombay)
  • Ph.D   (IISc Bangalore)

Professional experience :
  • Research Associate, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • International Centre for Science and Technology and University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy, Post-doctoral Fellow
  • ICTP and University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy, Visiting Scientist
  • National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research, Tsukuba, Japan, STA Research Fellow
  • Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse-CNRS, Villeurbanne, France, CNRS Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Assistant Professor
  • Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan, Visiting Associate Professor
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Associate Professor

Academic Distinctions/Fellowships :
  • 1992-1993 : UNIDO Research Fellowship
  • 1994-1995 : STA Research Fellowship
  • 1995 - 1996 : CNRS Research Fellowship
  • 1999 : Visiting Scientist, Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Erlangen
  • 2001 : JITA Invitation to NIMC
  • 2002 - 2003 : Visiting Associate Professor at IMS
  • 2006 : DAAD Research Fellowship

Research Interest :

  • Topics in Heterogeneous Catalysis, Surface Science and Spectroscopy, Silicon Surface Chemistry, Thin Films, Porous and Nanomaterials

Selected Publications :
  1. Chem. Phys. Lett. 146, 557-560 (1988)
  2. J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1536-1538 (1989)
  3. J. Phys. Chem. 94, 7986-7991 (1990)
  4. Surface Science Reports 13, 221-263 (1991)
  5. Surface Science 327, 293-300 (1995)
  6. Surface Science 336, 287-294 (1995)
  7. J. Catal. 151, 168-177 (1995)
  8. J. Catalysis 162, 1-9 (1996)
  9. J. Catalysis 175, 269-279 (1998)
  10. Current Science 75, 901-910 (1998)
  11. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Chem. Sci.) 113, 651-658 (2001)
  12. Surface Chemistry and Spectroscopy, Chapter 10, Catalysis : Principles and Applications, Narosa, New Delhi 2002
  13. Surface Review Letts. 10, 1-7 (2003)
  14. Colloids Surf. A 220, 261-269 (2003)
  15. Microporous Mesoporous Materials, 70, 43–50 (2004)
  16. Surface Science 570, 178 –188 (2004)
  17. Surface Science, 575, 330-342 (2005)
  18. J. Porous Materials 12 (3), 171-181 (2005)
  19. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical, 243, 204–213 (2006)