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Department :  Chemistry

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Name:Dr. Tejwant Singh Kang
Areas of Interest / SpecializationColloids and Interface Sciences, Ionic Liquids, Self-assembly, Biopolymers, Nanomaterials, Ionogels
Best Ten Publications:1. Tejwant Singh; Arvind Kumar.* Aggregation Behaviour of Ionic Liquids in Aqueous Solutions: Effect of Alkyl Chain Length, Cation and Anion. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2007, 111, 7843-7851. 2. Tejwant Singh; Arvind Kumar.* Fluorescence Behaviour and Specific Interactions of an Ionic Liquid in Ethylene Glycol Derivatives. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2008,112, 4079-4086. 3. Tejwant Singh; Ramavatar Meena; Arvind Kumar.* Effect of Sodium Sulfate on the Gelling Behaviour of Agarose and Water Structure inside the Gel Networks. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2009, 113, 2519-2525. 4. Tejwant Singh; Shilpi Boral; Himadari B. Bohidar; Arvind Kumar.* Interactions of Gelatin with Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: A Detailed Physicochemical Study. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2010, 114, 8441-8448. 5. Tejwant Singh; Srinivasa K. Rao; Arvind Kumar.* Polarity Behaviour and Specific Interactions of Imidazolium Based Ionic Liquids in Ethylene Glycol. ChemPhysChem 2011, 12, 836-845. 6. Tushar J. Trivedi; Srinivasa K. Rao; Tejwant Singh; Subir K. Mandal; Narottom Sutradhar; Asit B. Panda; Arvind Kumar.*Task Specific Biodegradable Amino Acid Ionic Liquid Surfactants. ChemSusChem 2011, 4, 604-608. Highlighted by Nature India, 2011: 7. Srinivasa K. Rao; Tejwant Singh; Arvind Kumar.* Aqueous Mixed Ionic Liquid System: Phase Transitions and Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles. Langmuir 2011, 27, 9261-9269. 8. Tejwant Singh; Pankaj Bharmoria; Masa-aki Morikawa; Nobuo Kimizuka;* Arvind Kumar.*Ionic Liquids Induced Structural Changes of Bovine Serum Albumin in Aqueous Media: A Detailed Physicochemical and Spectroscopic Study. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2012, 116, 11924. 9. Reshu Sanan, Tejwant Singh Kang*, Rakesh Kumar Mahajan,* Interactions of Methylene Blue with Biamphiphilic Ionic Liquids in Aqueous Solutions: A Detailed Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 5667-5677. 10. Raman Kamboj, Pankaj Bharmoria, Vinay Chauhan, Sukhprit Singh,* Arvind Kumar, Venus Singh Mithu, Tejwant Singh Kang,* Micellization Behavior of Morpholinium Based Amide Functionalized Ionic Liquids in Aqueous Media Langmuir 2014, 30, 9920-9930.
Awards and Honours:1) Awarded FCT Portugal (Foundation of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education and Science) Postdoctoral Fellowship in January 2011 for 3 years to work in the group of Prof. Isabel Marrucho at ITQB Portugal. 2) Awarded JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Japan Society for promotion of sciences) for 2 years in January 2011. 3) Awarded Prof. Shantilal Oswal Young Scientist award by Indian Thermodynamic Society for the year 2012 for the work in solution thermodynamics. 4) Worked as Visiting Researcher in the group of Prof. Nobuo Kimizuka, Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kyushu University, Moto-oka, Nishi-Ku, Fukuoka, JAPAN, 819-0395 from January 19, 2014 to February 1, 2014.