Professor Rajeev Gupta of Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi was honored with the Bronze Medal (2016) by the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) for his contributions to research in Chemistry. The CRSI was founded by Bharat Ratna Prof. C. N. R. Rao in 1999 and is the largest chemical society of the country. The society includes members who participate in the study, practice, teaching and promotion of chemistry.
Professor Gupta works on several interdisciplinary fields such as coordination chemistry, bio-inorganic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, designed materials, catalysis, and inorganic medicinal chemistry. Professor Gupta has published research papers in the leading international journals of scientific repute and his work has been widely cited. “The research in our laboratory is targeted to understand the molecular and electronic structure as well as the application and function of coordination complexes via an iterative synthetic approach”, states Rajeev Gupta’s group.
His projects include work on “Development of indicators for anthropogenic, environmental and chemical stress on urban ecosystem: A study of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems of Yamuna river catchment from National Capital Region (Delhi)”, funded by the University of Delhi under the Department of Science and Technology- Promotion of University Research (DST-PURSE ). They also include “Scientific Excellence Program and Coordination Complexes as the Building Blocks: Supra-molecular Organization and Catalysis” funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST).
Professor Gupta has also delivered several talks for various national and international journals and his research is supported by several national funding agencies such as Department of Science and Technology (DST), Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), and University Grant Commission (UGC).
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