Dr. Aasheesh Srivastava

Chemical Biology and Biomaterials

  • Designation : Associate Professor
  • Phone : +91 755 269 1341, 669 1341
  • Email : asrivastava@iiserb.ac.in
  • Fax : +91 755 669 2392
Academic Details

Assistant Professor (November 2009-),Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India.

Postdoctoral Researcher (Jan 2006 - Oct 2009), in the Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) and Mitsubishi Chemicals Center for Advanced Materials (MCCAM), University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) with Prof.s J. H. Waite and G. D. Stucky.

Ph.D (1999 - 2006), Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with Prof. S. Bhattacharya.

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    Bioinspired Materials

    Polymeric Biomaterials

    Stimuli Responsive Polymers for sensing and delivery applications

    Polyelectrolytes and their interaction with surfaces

    Nanomaterials for drug delivery and catalysis


    • Bhattacharya, S.; Srivastava, A.; Sengupta, S. “Remarkably Facile Heck and Suzuki Reactions in Water Using a Simple Cationic Surfactant and ligand-free palladium catalysts” Tetrahedron Lett., 2005, 46, 3557-3560.

    • Srivastava, A.; Ghorai, S.; Bhattacharjya, A.; Bhattacharya, S. “A Tetrameric Sugar-Based Azobenzene That Gels Water at Various pH Values and in the Presence of Salts” J. Org. Chem., 2005,70, 6574-6582.

    • Bhattacharya, S.; Srivastava, A.; Pal, A. “Modulation of Viscoelastic Properties of Physical Gels by Nanoparticle Doping: Influence of the Nanoparticle Capping Agent” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 2934-2937.

    • Srivastava, A.; Holten-Andersen, N.; Stucky, G. D. Waite, J. H.“Ragworm jaw-inspired Metal Ion Crosslinking improves Mechanical Properties of Polymer Blends” Biomacromolecules, 2008, 9, 2873-2880.

    • Sun, C.-J.; Srivastava, A.; Waite, J. H. “Halogenated DOPA in a Marine Adhesive Protein” J. Adhesion, 2009, 85, 126-138.

    • Srivastava, A.; Waite, J. H. “Fluorescence Investigations into Complex Coacervation between Polyvinylimidazole and Alginate” Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 2168-2176.

    • Pal, A.; Srivastava, A.; Bhattacharya, S. “Role of Capping Ligands on the Nanoparticles in the Modulation of Properties of a Hybrid Matrix of Nanoparticles in a 2D Film and in a Supramolecular Organogel” Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15, 9169-9182.

    • Kausik, R.; Srivastava, A.; Korevaar, P.; Han, S.-I., Waite, J. H.; Stucky, G. D. “Employing Dynamic Nuclear Polarization and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance to Investigate Complex Coacervation” Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 7404-7412.