Deepa Khushalani
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Sciences
Room No.D-220
Department of Chemical Sciences
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai 400 005, INDIA
91 22 2278 2476/2756
91 22 2280 4610/4610
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Academic Profile
Doctoral Degree
1997, University of Toronto, Canada.
Postdoctoral Experience
1998-2000, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Current Research
  • Selected Publications

Materials Chemistry; Synthesis and characterisation of novel nanomaterials. Area of specialization involves materials chemistry with emphasis on exploiting inorganic structures in devices catering to alternate sources of clean energy involving photovolatics and energy storage devices. Her group also works on drug delivery devices, photocatalysis and electrocatalysis

  • Ashish Nadar, Somil Gupta, Yusuf Kar, Sharankumar Shetty, Alexander van Bavel, Deepa Khushalani. Evaluating the Reactivity of BiVO4 Surfaces for Efficient Electrocatalytic H2O2 Production: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study. J. Phys. Chem. C J. Phys. Chem. C, 124, 7, 4152-4161(2020).
  • Charu Seth, Dipankar Jana, Vishwas Jindal, Deepa Khushalani, Sandip Ghosh.  One-Dimensional Behavior of Imidazolium Lead Iodide. J. Phys. Chem. C 123 26, 16449-16455 (2019).
  • D. Sasi, Satyanarayan, ASR Koti, and D. Khushalani. Insight into Excitation Dependent Fluorescence of Carbon Dots. Chemphyschem 20, 984– 990 (2019).
  • Srivastava, B. B. Chandanshive, P. Dandekar, R. Jain and D. Khushalani. Biomimetic Hydroxyapatite a Potential Universal Nanocarrier for Cellular Internalization & Drug Delivery. Pharmaceutical Research. 36(4), 60 (2019).
  • Seth and D. Khushalani. Non-Perovskite Hybrid Material, Imidazolium Lead Iodide, with Enhanced Stability. ChemNanoMat. 5, 85–91 (2019).
  • Y. Arora, C. Seth and D. Khushalani. Crafting Inorganic Materials for Use in Energy Capture and Storage. Langmuir. 35, 9101-9114 (2019). Invited Review Article. Y. Arora, S. Battu, S. Haram, D. Khushalani. Coupling Energy Capture and Storage – Endeavoring to make a solar battery. Scientific Reports. 8,12752 (2018). **Listed in the Top 100 Papers accessed in Chemistry for 2018 **