Prof. Krishnan Rangan

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry, Nano-materials, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Catalysis and Solar Energy Conversion
B107, Department of Chemistry,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Hyderabad Campus,
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal,
Medchal District, Telangana - 500 078, India


Ph.D. : Indian Institute of Technology at Madras, Chennai (2000)

M.Sc. : Government College of Arts and Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore (1993)

B.Sc. : Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore (1991)

Research Experience:

IIT Madras, India (1999): Synthesis and characterization of coordination polymers for the catalytic oxidative transformation of hydrocarbons using green oxidants (with Prof. S. Vancheesan)

Bar-Ilan University, Israel (1999-2001): Reaction mechanism of transient organometallic intermediates using time resolved spectroscopy studies (with Prof. Richard H. Schultz)

University of Delaware, USA (2001-2005): Bio-inorganic studies of anaerobic microorganisms acetyl coenzyme A synthase (with Prof. Charles G. Riordan)

University of Georgia, USA (2005-2006): Bio-inorganic studies of superoxide reductase (with Prof. Michael K. Johnson)

University of Texas at Arlington, USA (2006-2007): Fluorinated scorpionate complexes for C-H activation (with Prof. Rasika H. V. Dias)

Virginia Tech., USA (2007-2009): Solar energy conversions using supramolecular molecular devices (with Prof. Karen J. Brewer)