Dr. Subhi Baishya Konwar
M.Sc. (Catalysis), Ph.D (Computational Catalysis)
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
CMR Institute of Technology, Bangalore-560037

E-mail ID: subhi.b@cmrit.ac.in




Areas of Interest in Teaching

        Engineering Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Previous Experience in Teaching
    Chemistry Teaching Support for B. Tech. program of Tezpur University during Autumn Semester, 2010.

Areas of Interest in Research

        DFT and Hybrid QM/MM Studies on the Catalytic Behavior of Nano particle Systems towards Environmentally Benign Reactions.


  • Hybrid Density Functional/Molecular Mechanics Studies on Activated Adsorption of Oxygen on Zeolite Supported Gold Monomer.J. Chem. Phys. 135, 244703 (2011)
  • Density Functional Investigation of Reverse Hydrogen Spillover on Zeolite Supported Pd6 and Au6 Clusters.Catalysis Today, 198, 110 (2012)
  • Exploring Structures, Electronic and Reactivity Properties of Au6Hn (n=1-12) clusters: A DFT Approach.Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1002, 1 (2012)
  • Catalytic Activities of Au6, Au6- and Au6+ Clusters for   CO Oxidation: A Density Functional Study.International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, 114, 1559 (2014)
  • Activity of Faujasite Supported Gold Monomer towards Water Gas Shift Reaction: Hybrid Density Functional Theory/Molecular Mechanics Approach. RSC Advances, 5, 78864 (2015)

Oral/Poster Presentation in National/International Conferences
  • Poster Presentation (Effect of Water on the Adsorption of CO and O2 on Faujasite Supported Single Au Atom: A Density Functional Study) in 14th Theoretical Chemistry Symposium at CSIR-NCL, Pune.
  • Poster Presentation (Activity of Faujasite Supported Single Gold Atom Towards Water Gas Shift Reaction: Density Functional Study) in 8th Mid-Year CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry at CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat BEST POSTER AWARD
  • Oral Presentation (Zeolite Supported Atomic Gold in CO Oxidation: A Density Functional Investigation) in CATSYMP-21 at IICT, Hyderabad.
  • Poster Presentation (Reverse Hydrogen Spillover in Zeolite Supported Au6: A DFT Approach) in International Symposium on Chemistry and Complexity at IACS, Kolkata.
  • Poster Presentation (A DFT Approach Insight into CO oxidation mechanism over Gold Hexamer) in NCCTS at Tezpur University, Tezpur.
  • Poster Presentation (Structure and Energetics of MFI Zeolites using Fragment Molecular Orbital Method) in RDTCC-2010 at NEHU, Shillong.
Workshops/Conferences Attended

  • 20th National Magnetic Resonance Society Symposium cum Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2014, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University.

  • Science Academies Lecture Workshop on Modern Trends in Chemistry, November 20-22, 2013, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University.

  • Workshop on Spectroscopic Tools and their Applications, 6th April, 2013, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University.

  • Indo-Finnish Symposium on Role of Catalysts on Production of Green Fuel, February 1, 2013, Department of Energy, Tezpur University.

  • International Congress on Renewable Energy, November 2-4, 2011, Tezpur University.

  • Workshop on Integrated Arsenic and Iron Removal from Groundwater:Arsiron Nilogon, June 25, 2011, Tezpur University.

  • Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights Sensitization:IPRSW-2010, December 23, 2010, Tezpur University IPR Cell.

  • Frontier Lecture Series, November 20-22, 2009, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore and Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University.

  • Summer School on Green Chemistry, June 2-22, 2009, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University.

  • Science Conclave: A Congregation of Nobel Prize Winners, December 15-21, 2008, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad.

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