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 susanta-rennesDr. Susanta K. NayakChemistry Dept
 Assistant Professor
 Department of Chemistry
 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology


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He obtained his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bangalore (2004-2010). He worked as postdoc fellow at “Centre for Nano Science & Technology@Polimi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) and NFMLab-DCMIC "Giulio Natta" Politecnico di Milano,Italy (2011-2012). He is awarded with Marie Curie Research Fellow (IIF), the prestigious international European Commission Fellowship at University Rennes 1 during the period 2012-2014, France. Currently he is Asst. Professor in Department of Chemistry, VNIT Nagpur, India since 2015 & his research interes is focused on Crystal Engineering and Liquid Crystals materials on organic/organic-inorganic     hybrdimaterials. His research work published more than fifty international peer reviewed journals and contributed one Book Chapter. Dr. S. K. Nayak also  serves as reviewer for many reputed international journals.

Emailnksusa @ gmail.com;
sknayak @ chm.vnit.ac.in



Recent Publications Research Areas of Interest

S. Chandrashekharappa, K. N. Venugopala, S. K. Nayak, R. M. Gleiser, D. A. García, H. M. Kumalo, R. S. Kulkarni, F. M Mahomoodally, R. Venugopala, M. K. Mohan, B. Odhav, One-pot microwave assisted synthesis and structural elucidation of novel ethyl 3-substituted-7-methylindolizine-1-carboxylates with larvicidal activity against Anopheles arabiensis Journal of Molecular Structure , 1156, 377-384, 2018.

Susanta K Nayak, Vijith Kumar, Jane S Murray, Peter Politzer, Giancarlo Terraneo, Tullio Pilati, Pierangelo Metrangolo, Giuseppe Resnati, Fluorination promotes chalcogen bonding in crystalline solids, CrystEngComm,19, 4955-4959, 2017.

K. M. Bairagi, K. N. Venugopala, P. K. Mondal, B. Odhav and S. K. Nayak, Crystal structure of methyl 4-(4-hy­droxy­phen­yl)-6-methyl-2-oxo-1,2,3,4-tetra­hydro­pyrimidine-5-carboxyl­ate monohydrate, Acta Cryst. . E72, 1335-1338, 2016.

R. Chennuru, P. Muthudoss, S. Ramakrishnan, A. B. Mohammad, R. R. Chandra Babu, S. Mahapatra, S. K. Nayak, Preliminary studies on unusual polymorphs of thymine: Structural comparison with other nucleobasesJournal of Molecular Structure, 2016, 1120, 86-99, 2016

Susanta K. Nayak, M. Amela-Cortes, M. Neidhardt,       S. J. Beardsworth,J. Kirres, M. Mansueto,  S. Cordier, S. Cordier and Y. Molard, Phosphorescent columnar hybrid material containing polyionic inorganic nanoclusters, Chem. Commun. vol 52, pp. 3127-3130, 2016.

K. N. Venugopala, Susanta K Nayak, R. M Gleiser, M. E Sanchez‐Borzone, D. A Garcia, B. Odhav
Synthesis, polymorphism and insecticidal activity of methyl 4‐(4‐chlorophenyl)‐8‐iodo‐2‐methyl‐6‐oxo‐1, 6‐dihydro‐4H‐pyrimido [2, 1‐b] quinazoline‐3‐ Acarboxylate against nopheles arabiensis mosquito, Chemical biology & drug design DOI: 10.1111/cbdd.12736, 2016

Susanta K. Nayak, M. Amela-Cortes, R. Claire,  S. Cordier and Y. Molard, From metallic cluster-based ceramics to nematichybrid liquid crystals: a double supramolecular approach,Chem. Commun. vol 51, pp. 3774-3777, 2015
  • Design and Synthesis of Organic  and organic-inorganic hydrid (soft) materials  for Liquid crystalline (mesogenic) and , luminescent properties study.
  • Crystal Engineering & Supramolecular chemistry and Structure-Property Correlation establishment
  • Polymorphism and Co-crystals study
  • Pharmaceutical(Drug) molecules physico-chemical properties study
  • Hydrogen and Halogen bonded non-convalent interactions analysis




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