Department of Chemical Engineering


▌ Dr. Jithin John Varghese

Associate Professor


+91 44 22574182

Personal Website

Research Areas

Atomistic and computational modelling of catalytic reactions: catalytic conversion of light alkanes, biomass derivatives and carbon dioxide to fuels and chemicals


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Varghese, J J; Mushrif, S H: Insights into the C-H Bond Activation on NiO Surfaces: The Role of Nickel and Oxygen Vacancies and of Low Valent Dopants on the Reactivity and Energetics. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121 (33), pp. 17969-17981, 2017, ISSN: 19327447. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)


Varghese, J J; Trinh, Q T; Mushrif, S H: Insights into the synergistic role of metal-lattice oxygen site pairs in four-centered C-H bond activation of methane: The case of CuO. Catalysis Science and Technology, 6 (11), pp. 3984-3996, 2016, ISSN: 20444753. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)


Varghese, J J; Mushrif, S H: First-principles investigation of the dissociation and coupling of methane on small copper clusters: Interplay of collision dynamics and geometric and electronic effects. Journal of Chemical Physics, 142 (18), 2015, ISSN: 00219606. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
Mushrif, S H; Varghese, J J; Krishnamurthy, C B: Solvation dynamics and energetics of intramolecular hydride transfer reactions in biomass conversion. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 17 (7), pp. 4961-4969, 2015, ISSN: 14639084. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)


Mushrif, S H; Varghese, J J; Vlachos, D G: Insights into the Cr(iii) catalyzed isomerization mechanism of glucose to fructose in the presence of water using ab initio molecular dynamics. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16 (36), pp. 19564-19572, 2014, ISSN: 14639076. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
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