Dr. Arghya Banerjee
Biomass conversion to chemicals
CO2 valorisation to chemicals
PhD – National University of Singapore, Singapore
M.Tech - Chemical Engineering IIT Kanpur
BTech – Chemical Engineering, University College of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta
B. Sc in Chemistry (Hons.) from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi
Book Chapter: Trinh, Q. T., Banerjee, A., et al. Upgrading of Bio-oil from Biomass Pyrolysis: Current Status and Future Development in Biorefinery of Alternative Resources: Targeting Green Fuels and Platform Chemicals. Springer Nature, March 2020
Sandupatla, S. A., Banerjee, A., Deo, G. Optimizing CO2 hydrogenation to methane over CoFe Bimetallic Catalyst: Experimental and Density Functional Theory Studies. Applied Surface Science, 2019, 485, 441.
Mohan, O., Trinh, Q. T., Banerjee, A., Mushrif, S. Predicting CO2 adsorption and reactivity on transition metal surfaces using popular density functional theory methods Molecular Simulation, 2019, 45:14-15, 1163.
Banerjee, A., Mushrif, S. H. Investigating Reaction Mechanisms for Furfural Hydrodeoxygenation on Ni and the effect of Boron Doping on the Activity and Selectivity of the Catalyst. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122, 18383.
Banerjee, A., Mushrif, S. H. Reaction Pathways for the deoxygenation of biomass pyrolysis derived bio-oil: A DFT study using furfural as a model compound. ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 2828.
Trinh, Q. T., Banerjee, A., Yang Y., Mushrif, S. H. Subsurface Boron Doped Copper for Methane Activation and coupling: First Principles Investigation of the Structure, Activity and Selectivity of the Catalyst. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, 121, 1099
Banerjee, A., van Bavel, A. P., Kuipers, H. P. C. E., Saeys, M. CO Activation on Realistic Cobalt Surfaces: Kinetic Role of Hydrogen. ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 5289.
Banerjee, A., Navarro, V., van Bavel, A. P., Kuipers, H. P. C. E., Saeys, M. Shape and Size of Cobalt Nano-islands formed Spontaneously on Cobalt terraces during Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2016, 7, 1996.
Banerjee, A., van Bavel, A. P., Kuipers, H. P. C. E., Saeys, M. Origin of the formation of nanoislands on cobalt catalysts during Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 4756.
Assistant Professor – BITS Pilani, Pilani – April 2019 –July 2020
Scientist – CSIR-CIMFR- Nov 2017 - Mar 2019
Post Doctoral Fellow – Nanyang Technological University - Jan 2016 - Nov 2017
Scientist C (Ad-Hoc) – CSIR-IIP- September 2010-June 2011