Chanchayya Gupta Chandaluri

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Research Interest:

  • Nanomaterials for Energy generation
  • Molecular optical materials: fabrication, properties and applications
  • Fabrication of sensors

Email:    chchgupta.chm at

Office:    0891-285-6040



Teaching Interests

Autumn Semester:

1. BS 10002 Physical Chemistry–04 Credits (1st Sem)

2. BS 19002 Physical Chemistry Lab–02 Credits (1st Sem)

Spring Semester  

1. CH 10001 Polymers and Surfactants–03 Credits (2nd Sem)

2. Elective III- Analytical Techniques–03 Credits (8th Sem)



Ph.D.:  2007-2013 at The University of Hyderabad, India (Advisor: Prof. T. P. Radhakrishnan)

M.Sc.: 2005-2007  at The University of Hyderabad, India

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor: Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy (July 2019 – Present)

Assistant Professor: Central University of Rajasthan (DST-INSPIRE Faculty, Aug 2017 – July 2019)

Post-doc: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Jan 2014 – July 2017), Israel.

Advisor: Prof. Roy Shenhar

Journal Publications

1.     Ch. G. Chandaluri, A. Patra and T. P. Radhakrishnan, Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 8699-8706. Polyelectrolyte-Assisted Formation of Molecular Nanoparticles Exhibiting Strongly Enhanced Fluorescence


2.     Ch. G. Chandaluri and T. P. Radhakrishnan, Opt. Mater., 2011, 34, 119-125. Zwitterionic Diaminodicyanoquinodimethanes with Enhanced Blue–Green Emission in the Solid State 

3.     A. Patra, Ch. G. Chandaluri and T. P. Radhakrishnan, Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 343-359.             Optical Materials Based on Molecular Nanoparticles (Review) 

4.     Ch. G. Chandaluri and T. P. Radhakrishnan, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 11849-11852. Amorphous-to-Crystalline Transformation with Fluorescence Enhancement and Switching of Molecular Nanoparticles Fixed in a Polymer Thin Film

5.     Ch. G. Chandaluri and T. P. Radhakrishnan, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2013, 1, 4464-4471. Hierarchical Assembly of a Molecular Material through the Amorphous Phase and the Evolution of its Fluorescence Emission

6.     Ch. G. Chandaluri, G. Pelossof, R. Tel-Vered, R. Shenhar and I. Willner, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 1440-1446. Block Copolymer Patterns as Templates for the Electrocatalyzed Deposition of Nanostructures on Electrodes and for the Generation of Surfaces of Controlled Wettability 

7.     T. S. Metzger,+ Ch. G. Chandaluri,+ R. Tel-Vered, R. Shenhar and I. Willner, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, 26, 7148–7155. Donor/Acceptor-Modified Electrodes for Photoelectrochemical and Photobioelectrochemical Applications (+ equal contribution)

8.     N. Senthilnathan, Ch. G. Chandaluri, and T. P. Radhakrishnan, Sci. Rep., 2017, 7,  10583. Efficient Bioimaging with Diaminodicyanoquinodimethanes: Selective Imaging of Epidermal and Stomatal Cells and Insight into the Molecular Level Interactions

9.     A. J. Ansari, G. Joshi, P. Sharma, A. K. Maurya, R. K. Metre, V. K. Agnihotri, Ch. G. Chandaluri,* S. Singh,* R. Kumar,* and D. M. Sawant,* J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 3817–3825 Pd-Catalyzed four-Component Sequential Reaction Delivers a Modular Fluorophore Platform for Cell Imaging

10.     R. S. Maurya, S. Jayanthi, Ch. G. Chandaluri, and T. P. Radhakrishnan*, Chem. Mater. 2022, 34, 244−253 Monitoring Molecular Microparticles through the Amorphous-to-Crystalline Transformation and Fluorescence Enhancement/Tuning. 

Book Chapters

1.     Kiran Kumar Tadi, Naveen K. Dandu, N. Mahender Reddy, Gubbala V. Ramesh,* Ch. G. Chandaluri,* "Recent Advances in Functional Materials: Bioelectronics Integrated Biosensors Applications" in the book entitled 'Functional Materials Processing for Switchable Device Modulation'. Elsevier, 2021, pp. 221-239.


2.     K. K. Tadi, N. M. Reddy, Ch. G. Chandaluri, G. P. Sakala,* G. V. Ramesh* “Functionalized Biopolymer Nanocomposites for the Degradation of Textile Dyes” in the book entitled “Functional Polymer Nanocomposites for Wastewater Treatment”, Springer, 2022, pp. 175-200.


3.     Naveen K. Dandu, Ch. G. Chandaluri, Kola Ramesh, D. Saritha, N. Mahender Reddy, Gubbala V. Ramesh “Carbon nanomaterials: Application as sensors for diagnostics” in the book entitled “Advanced Nanomaterials for Point of Care Diagnosis and Therapy” Elsevier, 2022, pp. 211-248.


4. N. Mahendar Reddy, D. Saritha, Naveen K. Dandu, Ch. G. Chandaluri,* Gubbala V.Ramesh,* "Recent advances in porous carbon derived from biowaste for catalytic applications" accepted in the book entitled “Biomass-Derived Carbon Materials: Production and Applications” Wiley, 2022, pp. 293-315.

Research Projects

DST–INSPIRE Research Project (DST/INSPIRE/04/2016/001573) Title: Block Copolymer–DNA based Template for Conductivity Tunable Polyaniline Electronic Devices (Grant 35,00,000/- rupees)

Awards & Honors

  • Received prestigious INSPIRE Faculty Award-2016.
  • Received 1st prize for NanoArtist award in The Nanocenter Annual conference, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Mar 29-30, 2015.
  • Received Planning and Budgeting Committee (PBC) postdoctoral fellowship from Council for Higher Education, Israel, Oct 2014 to July 2017
  • Selected for free participation in International Conference on Nano Science and Technology (ICONSAT-2012), Hyderabad, India, Jan 20-23, 2012.
  • Received best poster award in International Conference on the Chemistry of the Organic Solid State (ICCOSS XX), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, June 26-30, 2011.
  • Received JRF and SRF fellowships from CSIR, India.
  • Secured 2nd rank in M. Sc Chemistry at University of Hyderabad.