Raj Ganesh S. Pala

PhD (University of Utah)

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering




  • PhD (Physical Chemistry), University of Utah, (Aug.1999-Aug. 2005)
  • Masters in Science (Biophysical Chemistry), Indian Institute of Science and National Center for Biological Science (Jan. 1997-Dec. 1998)
  • Bachelors in Chemical and Electrochemical Technology, Central Electro-Chemical Research Institute (Aug. 1992-July 1996)



  • “Higher Voltage, Wider Voltage Plateau, Longer Cycle Life, and Faster Kinetics via Thermally Modulated Intergrowth Structure of Ramsdellite and Pyrolusite MnO2 for Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes”, P. K. Gupta, A. Bhandari, J. Bhattacharya and Raj Ganesh S. Pala J of Power Sources, 450, 227619 (2020)

  • “Coherency and Lattice Strain Critically Constrains Electron-Hole Separation in Isomaterial and Heteromaterial Type-II Heterostructures” R. Khan, S. Sivakumar and R. G. S. Pala, J. Phys. Chem. C (Journal cover), 123, 28620-28630 (2019)

  • “Increasing chlorine selectivity in seawater electrolysis through weakening of oxygen absorbates at surface in Cu doped RuO2”, K. Kishor, S. Saha, A. Parashtekar and Raj Ganesh S. Pala, J. Electrochem. Soc.,165 (15), J3276-J3280 (2018)

  • “Designing coupled quantum dot with ZnS-CdSe hybrid structure for enhancing exciton lifetime”, Debadrita Bhattacharya, Sulay Saha, Vishnu Prasad Shrivastava, Raj Ganesh S. Pala and Sri Sivakumar, J. Phys. Chem. C 122 (16), 9198-9208 (2018)

  • “Solar Hydrogen as a “Renewable Reductant: Points and Counterpoints”, R. G. S. Pala, CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, 1369-1385 (2017)


NL-II 304
Department of Chemical
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-6143 (O)

Email: rpala[AT]iitk.ac.in


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