We are currently focusing on the following multidisciplinary research areas:

  • Green Chemical Transformations (Green Chemistry)
  • Conversion of biomass to biofuels and fine chemicals
  • Production of biodiesel
  • Conjugated polymer chemistry
  • Membrane Science Separation


PhD positions are available

Prof. Chinnappan Baskar Research Group at the Uttarakhand Technical University invites the application for PhD (Full time & Part time) positions in the following multidisciplinary research projects:

� Green Chemical Transformations (Green Chemistry)
� Design and characterization of new polymeric/oligomeric ionic liquids
� Green Chemistry approach towards biomass conversion for the production of biofuels and fine chemicals
� Synthesis and characterization of new conjugated polymers

Educational Requirements: Qualified candidates should have a M. Sc or M. Phil or M. Tech degree in chemistry, applied chemistry, polymer chemistry, materials science/engineering or related fields.

Interested candidates should send the following documents (as pdf or doc files) by e-mail only to
1. Cover letter
2. CV with contact information of three references
3. State of research interests (one or two page)
4. Copy of University transcripts

Review of applications will begin on December 2010 and continue until the position is filled.

Short-listed candidates only will be contacted for further information.

The details of Prof Baskar can be found at