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Suman Lata Jain

Country of origin: India Currently in: India, Dehradun General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2004 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

CO2 utilization. photoreduction of CO2 to fuel and chemicals, petrochemcials, photocatalysis, green chemistry and lubricant additives

Research Keywords: 
activated carbon

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Anurag Kumar, Aathira MS, Ujjwal Pal and Suman L. Jain “Photochemical oxidative coupling of 2-naphthols using hybrid rGO/MnO2 nanocomposite under visible light irradiation, ChemCatChem, 2018 (Accepted)
2. Anurag Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Rajnikant Borkar, Amit Bansiwal, Nitin Labhsetwar and Suman L. Jain Metal-organic hybrid: Photoreduction of CO2 using graphitic carbon nitride supported heteroleptic iridium complex under visible light irradiation, Carbon 2017, 123, 371-379.
3. Mohammad Azam, Saud Agata Al-Resayes Trzesowska-Kruszynska, Rafal Kruszynski, Pawan Kumar, Suman L. Jain, Seven–Coordinated chiral uranyl(VI) salen complex as effective catalyst for C-H bond activation of dialkylanilines under visible light, Polyhedron, 2017, 124, 177–183.
4. Pawan Kumar, Chetan Joshi, Alexandre Barras, Brigitte Sieber, Ahmed Addad, Luc Boussekey, Sabine Szunerits, Rabah Boukherroub, Suman L. Jain “Core–shell structured reduced graphene oxide wrapped magnetically separable rGO@CuZnO@Fe3O4 microspheres as superior photocatalyst for CO2 reduction under visible light” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Volume 205, 15 May 2017, Pages 654–665.
5. Padma L. Patnam, Siddharth S. Ray, Alok K. Chatterjee and Suman L. Jain “Self-driven graft polymerization of vinyl monomers on poultry chicken feathers in the absence of initiator/ catalyst” J. Applied Polymer Science, 2017, 134, 44645.
6. Pawan Kumar, Chetan Joshi, Ambrish K. Srivastava, Piyush Gupta, Rabah Boukherroub, and Suman L. Jain “Visible Light Assisted Photocatalytic [3 + 2] Azide–Alkyne “Click” Reaction for the Synthesis of 1,4-Substituted 1,2,3-Triazoles Using a Novel Bimetallic Ru–Mn Complex, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering 2016, 4 (1), pp 69–75.
7. Arvind Kumar, Ankushi Bansal, Babita Behera, Suman L. Jain “Siddharth S. Ray Ternary hybrid polymeric nanocomposites through grafting of polystyrene on graphene oxide-TiO2 by surface initiated atom transfer radical polymerization (SI-ATRP) Materials Chem. & Physics , 172, 189-196 (DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2016.01.064)
8. P. Padma Latha, Raj Kumar Singh, Aruna Kukrety, Rakesh C. Saxena, Mukesh Bhatt and Suman L. Jain “Poultry chicken feather derived biodegradable multifunctional additives for lubricating formulations, ACS-Sustainable and Engineering Chem. 2016, 2016, 4 (3), pp 999–1005.
9. Rashi Gusain, Pawan Kumar, Om P. Sharma, Suman L. Jain, Om P. Khatri, CuO-Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2 into Methanol under Visible Light Irradiation, Appl. Cat. B. Environmental Volume 181, February 2016, Pages 352–362
10. Arvind Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Chetan Joshi, Srikanth Ponnada, Abhishek K. Pathak, Asgar Ali, Bojja Sreedhar and Suman L. Jain “[Fe(bpy)3]2+ grafted graphitic carbon nitride hybrid for visible light assisted oxidative coupling of benzylamines under mild reaction conditions, Green Chem., 2016, 18, 2514-2521

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research Scientist, head of area, having responsibility of managing area activities, arrange meetings, scientific discussions and supervising PhD students, taking course work classes as a part of academic activities.


Chemical Research Society of India
Catalysis Society of India
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jul 2017
CRSI-Bronze medal
CRSI is a professional body that promotes and facilitates research and education in all branches of chemistry. CRSI is one of the best Chemistry research societies in India. The silver and gold medals are given to senior researchers, while bronze is awarded to young researchers for their original contributions in the field of research with respect to Chemistry.
Jan 2015
INYAS Founder member
Aug 2013
SERB-Women Excellence Award
Jul 2005
INSA Young Scientist Medal
Sep 2007
NASI young scientist award
National Academy of Science gave this award for excellence in science
Sep 2010
CSI-young scientist award
Catalysis Society of India gave for excellence in science and catalysis
Oct 2017
Associate Editor
Associate Editor of New Journal of Chemistry, RSC

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