Dr. Amit Paul

Electrochemistry and Nanomaterials

  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Phone : +91 755 269 1343, 669 1343
  • Email : apaul@iiserb.ac.in
  • Fax : +91 755 669 2392
Academic Details

Assistant Professor (October 2011-),Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India.

Post-doc. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA (Nov 2009-Oct 2011) Hydrocarbon and water oxidation by ruthenium based catalyst under the supervision of Prof. Thomas J. Meyer.

Post-doc. University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA (Nov 2008-Sep 2009). Electrochemical Supercapacitor under the supervision of Prof. Prashant N. Kumta.

Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA (Aug 2003-Oct 2008) Charge Transfer through Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA) and Chiral Organic Molecules under the supervision of Prof. David H. Waldeck (In Collaboration with Prof. David N. Beratan (Duke University), Prof. Catalina Achim (Carnegie Mellon University), Prof. Ron Naaman (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) and Prof. Eric Borguet (Temple University))

Profile Details

    Charge Transfer/Electron Transfer

    Electrochemical Supercapacitor.

    Electrocatalysis.


    • Paul, A.; Hull, J. F.; Norris, M. R.; Chen, Z.; Ess, D. H.; Concepcion, J. J.; Meyer, T. J. Multiple Pathways for Benzyl Alcohol Oxidation by RuV=O3+ and RuIV=O2+. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 1167-1169.

    • Chen. Z.; Concepcion, J. J.; Luo, H.; Hull, J. F.; Paul, A.; Meyer, T. J. Nonaqueous Catalytic Water Oxidation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010,132, 17670-17673.

    • Venkatramani, R.; Davis, K. L.; Wierzbinski, E.; Bezer, S.; Balaeff, A.; Keinan, S.; Paul, A.; Kocsis, L.; Beratan, D. N.; Achim, C.; Waldeck, D. H. Evidence for a Near-Resonant Charge Transfer Mechanism for Double-Stranded Peptide Nucleic Acid. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 62-72.

    • Paul, A.; Watson, R. M.; Wierzbinski, E.; Davis, K. L.; Sha, A.; Achim, C.; Waldeck, D. H. Distance Dependence of the Charge Transfer Rate for Peptide Nucleic Acid Monolayers. J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114,14140-14148.

    • Paul, A.; Bezer, S.; Venkatramani, R.; Kocsis, L.; Wierzbinski, E.; Balaeff, A.; Keinan, S.; Beratan, D. N.; Achim, C.; Waldeck, D. H. Role of Nucleobase Energetics and Nucleobase Interactions in Single Stranded Peptide Nucleic Acid Charge Transfer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 6498-6507.

    • Paul, A.; Watson, R. M.; Lund, P.; Xing, Y.; Burke, K.; He, Y.; Borguet, E.; Achim, C.; Waldeck, D. H. Charge Transfer through Single-Stranded Peptide Nucleic Acid Composed of Thymine Nucleotides. J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 7233-7240.