Prof. Pradeep C. Parameswaran

Dr. Pradeep Parameswaran
School of Basic Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
Kamand, Mandi - 175 005
Himachal Pradesh, India
Phone: +91-1905-267 045
E-mail: pradeep[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in

Areas of Interests

    Polyoxometalates Chemistry
    Organic-Inorganic Hybrids
    E-beam and EUV Lithography
    Photo-response Materials/Devices
    Fluorogenic Sensors
    Coordination complexes, Metal Organic Frameworks
    Supramolecular Chemistry


    Ph.D in Inorganic Chemistry - 2006, University of Hyderabad, India.

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India. 2020 onwards
  • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India. 2015 - 2020
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India. 2010 - 2015
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. 2006 - 2010

Major Administrative Responsibilities

  • Dean, Academics: April 2018 - April 2021
  • Member, Board of Governors, IIT Mandi: 2015 - 2019
  • Member, Institute Standing Committee, IIT Mandi: 2016 - 2021
  • Chair, JEE Cell, IIT Mandi: 2015 - 2018
  • Associate Dean(Courses): 2013 - 2018
  • Convener, Execom (Courses): 2012 - 2013

Honors and Awards Received

  • British Council - Newton Bhabha Researcher Links Workshop Grant 2015-16.
  • Visiting Faculty - RWTH Aachen Univeristy, Aachen, Germany: November 2015 - 2016.
  • Royal Society's Post-doctoral Fellowship: 2006.

Publication - Journal Articles

  • 2,2'-(Arylenedivynylene)bis-8-hydroxyquinolines exhibiting aromatic pi-pi stacking interactions as solution processable p-type organic semiconductors for high performance organic field effect transistors

    S. Sehlangia, S. Sharma, S. K. Sharma, C.P. Pradeep

    Mater. Adv., 2021, 2, 4643-4651

  • Synthesis of a New Series of Organic Solid-state Near-Infrared Emitters: The Role of Crystal Packing and Weak Intermolecular Interactions and Application in Latent Fingerprint Detection

    R. Singh, A. K. Gupta, C.P. Pradeep

    Cryst. Growth Des. 2021, 21, 1062-1076

  • Post-functionalization through Covalent Modification of Organic Counterions: A Stepwise and Controlled Approach for Novel Hybrid Polyoxometalate Materials

    A. Kar, C.P. Pradeep

    Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 12174-12179

  • Facile Synthesis of Large Wrinkled Gold Nanoparticles Using Anthracene-terminated Tripodal Amine Ligand and their Catalytic Efficiency

    M. Devi, A. Dhir, C.P. Pradeep

    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 4516-4522

  • Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Substituent Controlled Photoluminescence and Chemosensing Properties of a Series of 2,2'-(Arylenedivinylene)bis-8-hydroxyquinolines

    S. Sehlangia, M. Devi, N. Nayak, N. Garg, A. Dhir, C.P. Pradeep

    Chemistry Select 2020, 5, 5429-5436

  • Cocrystals/salt of 1-Naphthaleneacetic Acid and Utilizing Hirshfeld Surface Calculations for Acidaminopyrimidine Synthons

    U. Garg, Y. Azim, A. Kar, C.P. Pradeep

    CrystEngComm 2020, 22, 2978-2989

  • Fluorescent Chemosensor for Al(III) based on Chelation-induced Fluorescence Enhancement and its Application in Live Cell Imaging

    N. Kshirsagar, R. Sonawane, P. Patil, J. Nandre, P. Sultan, S. Sehlangia, C.P. Pradeep, Y. Wang, L. Chen, S. K. Sahoo

    Inorg. Chim. Acta 2020, 511, 119805

  • Synthesis and Novel Crystal Structure Analysis of Anthracene-based Chalcone Derivatives

    T. Merry, P. Maddela, C.P. Pradeep, R. Singh, S. Basavoju

    Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst 2020, 692, 13-24

  • A Fused Benzothiazolo-Pyrimidine based Chemosensor for Selective Optical Detection of Fe3+ and I- ions in Aqueous Media

    N. B. Patil, U. D. Patil, P. A. Patil, S. Bothara, S. K. Sahoo, S. Sehlangia, C.P. Pradeep, A. A. Patil, S. R. Patil

    Chemistry Select 2019, 4, 4185-4189

  • Et3N-promoted Efficient Synthesis of Anthracenyl Pyrazolines and their Cytotoxicity Evaluation Against Cancer Cell-lines

    T. Merry, P. Maddela, K. Devanarayana, A. K. Kondapi, C.P. Pradeep

    J. Heterocyclic Chem. 2019, 56, 2469-2478

  • A New Phthalimide based Chemosensor for Selective Spectrophotometric Detection of Cu(II) from Aqueous Medium

    P. Patil, S. Sehlangia, A. Patil, C.P. Pradeep, S. K. Sahoo, U. Patil

    Spectrochim. Acta A 2019, 220, 117129

  • Crystal Structure and Hirshfeld Surface Analysis of rac-2-[2-(4-chlorophenyl)-3,4-dihydro-2H-1-benzopyran-4-ylidene]hydrazine-1-carbothioamide

    R. Zatsu, P. Maddela, M. Indira Devi, R. Singh, C.P. Pradeep

    Acta Cryst. E 2019, 75, 707-710

  • Ferrocene bearing Non-ionic Poly-aryl Tosylates: Synthesis, Characterization and Electron-beam Lithography Applications

    P. G. Reddy, M. G. Moinuddin, A. M. Joseph, S. Nandi, S. Ghosh, C.P. Pradeep, S. K. Sharma, K. E. Gonsalves

    J. Photopolym. Sci. Tec. 2019, 31, 669-678

  • Aromatic Sulfonium Polyoxomolybdates: Tuning the Photochromic Properties through Substitutions on the Counter ion Moiety

    A. Kumar, C.P. Pradeep

    CrystEngComm 2018, 20, 2733-2740

  • Cocrystals of Indole-3-acetic acid and Indole-3-butyric acid: Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Hirshfeld Surface Analysis

    S. S. A. Abidi, Y. Azim, A. K. Gupta, C.P. Pradeep

    J. Mol. Struct. 2018, 1166, 202-213

  • Facile Synthesis of an Organic Solid State Near-Infrared Emitter with Large Stokes Shift via Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer

    A. K. Gupta, A. Kumar, R. Singh, M. Devi, A. Dhir, C.P. Pradeep

    ACS Omega 2018, 3, 14341-14348

  • Enhanced Mechanical Properties of the High Resolution EUVL Patterns of Hybrid Photoresists Containing Hexafluoroantimonate

    P. Kumar, P. G. Reddy, S. K. Sharma, S. Ghosh, C.P. Pradeep, K. E. Gonsalves

    Microelectron. Eng. 2018, 194, 100-108

  • Vanadium cluster based inorganic-organic covalent hybrids: synthesis, structure and in vitro antioxidant properties

    P. G. Reddy, G. Angajala, N. Matharoo, C.P. Pradeep

    Chemistry Select 2017, 2, 11235-11239

  • A chemosensor for micro- and nano-molar detection of Ag+ and Hg2+ ions in pure aqueous media and its applications in cell imaging

    J. P. Nandre, S. R. Patil, S. K. Sahoo, C.P. Pradeep, A. Churakov, F. Yu, L. Chen, C. Redshaw, A. A. Patil and U. D. Patil

    Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 14201 - 14209

  • Understanding of twisted intramolecular charge transfer and solid state emission behaviour of benzimidazole derivatives

    S. Sharma, A. Gupta, C.P. Pradeep, A. Dhir

    Chemistry Select, 2017, 2, 10517 - 10523

  • Organic-inorganic hybrid photoresists containing hexafluoroantimonate: design, synthesis and high resolution EUV lithography studies

    P. G. Reddy, P. Kumar, S. Ghosh, C.P. Pradeep, S. K. Sharma, K. E. Gonsalves

    Mat. Chem. Front., 2017, 1, 2613 - 2619

  • Mechanochemical synthesis and structural characterization of three novel cocrystals of dimethylglyoxime with N-heterocyclic aromatic compounds and acetamide

    S. S. A. Abidi, Y. Azim, A. K. Gupta, C.P. Pradeep

    J. Mol. Struct., 2017, 1150, 103 - 111

  • Heavy metal incorporated helium ion active hybrid non-chemically amplified resists: nano-patterning with low line edge roughness

    P. G. Reddy, N. Thakur, C.-L. Lee, S.-W. Chien,C.P. Pradeep, S. Ghosh, K.-Y. Tsai, K. E. Gonsalves

    AIP Adv., 2017, 7, 085314/1-085314/9

  • New non-chemically amplified molecular resist design with switchable sensitivity for multi-lithography applications and nano-patterning

    N. Thakur, P. G. Reddy, S. Nandi, M. Yogesh, S. K. Sharma, C.P. Pradeep, S. Ghosh, K. E. Gonsalves

    J. Micromech. Microeng., 2017, Accepted article

  • Engineering multi-functionality in hybrid polyoxometalates: aromatic sulfonium octamolybdates as excellent photochromic materials and self-separating catalysts for epoxidation

    A. Kumar, A.K. Gupta, M. Devi, K. E. Gonsalves, C.P Pradeep

    Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 10325 - 10336

  • Photoacid generator integrated terpolymer for electron beam lithography applications: sensitive resist with pattern transfer potential

    S. Nandi, M. Yogesh, P.G.P. Reddy, S.K. Sharma, C.P. Pradeep, S. Ghosh, K. E. Gonsalves

    Mater. Chem. Front., 2017, 1, 1895 - 1899

  • ESIPT induced carbazole-based AIEE material for nanomolar detection of Cu2+ and CN- ions: a molecular keypad security device

    S. Sharma, T. S. Virk, C.P. Pradeep, A. Dhir

    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 18, 2457-2463

  • Polyarylenesulfonium salt as a novel and versatile non-chemically amplified negative tone photoresist for high resolution EUV lithography applications

    P. G. Reddy, S. P. Pal, P. Kumar, C.P. Pradeep, S. Ghosh, S. K. Sharma, K. E. Gonsalves,

    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 17-21

  • New self-assembled material based on Ru nanoparticles and 4-sulfocalix [4] arene as an efficient and recyclable catalyst for reduction of brilliant yellow azo dye in water: a new model catalytic reaction

    D. Rambabu, C.P Pradeep A. Dhir

    J. Nanopart. Res., 2016, 18, 381

  • Modulating sensitivity and detection mechanism with spacer length: a new series of fluorescent turn on chemodosimeters for Pb 2+ based on rhodamine-quinoline conjugates

    M. Devi, A. Dhir, C.P Pradeep

    RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 112728-112736

  • Recent advances in non-chemically amplified photoresists for next generation IC technology

    S. Ghosh, C.P. Pradeep, S. Sharma, P. G. Reddy, S. P. Pal, K. E. Gonsalves

    RSC. Adv., 2016, 6, 74462-74481

  • Multifunctional Zn(II) complexes: photophysical properties and catalytic transesterification towards biodiesel synthesis

    A.K. Gupta, A. Dhir, C.P Pradeep

    Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 7492-7500

  • Design, development, EUVL applications and nano-mechanical properties of a new HfO2 based hybrid non-chemically amplified resist

    P. G. Reddy, N. Mamidi, P. Kumar, S. K. Sharma, S. Ghosh, K. E. Gonsalves, C.P Pradeep

    RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 67143

  • Al3+ - phenanthroline xerogel for dual application: catalyst for knoevenagel condensation and fluorescent chemosensor for azo dyes

    D. Rambabu, C.P. Pradeep, Pooja, A. Dhir

    ChemistrySelect, 2016, 3371-3376

  • Benzimidazole based 'turn-on' fluorescent chemodosimeter for zinc ions in mixed aqueous medium

    S. Sharma, C.P. Pradeep, A. Dhir

    J Fluoresc., 2016, 26, 1439

  • Ion mediated charge carrier transport in a novel radiation sensitive polyoxometalate-polymer hybrid

    A. S. Sarkar, V. Kalyani, K. E. Gonsalves, C.P. Pradeep, S. K. Pal

    RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 44838

  • An organic inorganic hybrid supramolecular framework material based on [P2W18O62]6- cluster and Yb and Na complexes of pyridine 2,6-dicarboxylic acid: a catalyst for selective oxidation of sulfides in water with H2O2

    P. G. Reddy, N. Mamidi, C.P Pradeep

    CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 4272

  • Patterning highly ordered arrays of complex nanofeatures through EUV directed polarity switching of non-chemically amplified photoresist

    S. Ghosh, V.S.V. Satyanarayana, B. Pramanik, S. Sharma, C.P. Pradeep, I. Morales-Reyes, N. Batina, K. E. Gonsalves

    Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 22664

  • A sandwich-type zinc complex from a rhodamine dye based ligand: a potential fluorescent chemosensor for acetate in human blood plasma and a molecular logic gate with INHIBIT function

    M. Devi, A. Dhir, C.P Pradeep

    New. J. Chem., 2016, 40, 1269

  • Nickel-sodium pyrene tetrasulfonic acid based co-ordination polymer as fluorescent template for recognition of azo dyes

    D. Rambabu, C.P. Pradeep, A. Dhir

    Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 2016, 225, 856-592

  • Aromatic sulfonium polyoxomolybdates: A new class of solid state photochromic materials with tunable properties

    A. Kumar, M. Devi, N. Mamidi, K. E. Gonsalves, C.P Pradeep

    Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 1855718562

  • Self assembled material of palladium nano-particles and thiacalix[4]arene Cd(II) complex as efficient catalyst for nitro-phenol reduction

    D. Rambabu, C.P. Pradeep, Pooja, A. Dhir

    New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 8130-8135

  • Synthesis, structure, self-assembly and genotoxicity evaluation of a series of Mn-Anderson cluster based polyoxometalate-organic hybrids

    V.S.V. Satyanarayana, P. G. Reddy, C.P Pradeep

    RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 59609 - 59615.

  • Self-assembly of triangular polyoxometalate-organic hybrid macroions in mixed solvents

    B. Zhang, C.P. Pradeep, L. Cronin, T. Liu

    Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 8630 - 8633.

  • A tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane-rhodamine spirolactam derivative as dual channel pH and water sensor and its application to bio imaging

    M. Devi, A. Dhir, C.P Pradeep

    Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 2015, 4650-4657

  • A Radiation sensitive hybrid polymer based on Mn-Anderson polyoxometalate cluster and a UV active organic monomer: synergistic effects lead to improved photocurrent in a photoresponse device

    V. Kalyani, V.S.V. Satyanarayana, A.S. Sarkar, A. Kumar, S.K. Pal, S. Ghosh, K.E. Gonsalves, C.P Pradeep

    RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 36727 - 36731.

  • [P2V3W15O62]9- cluster based covalent polyoxometalate-organic hybrid: synthesis, structure, self-assembly and in vitro antioxidant activities

    P.G. Reddy, V.S.V. Satyanarayana, V. Dubey, A.R. Ghosh, C.P Pradeep

    Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2015, 56, 65 - 68.

  • A uracil nitroso amine based colorimetric sensor for the detection of Cu2+ ions from aqueous environment and its practical applications

    S.R. Patil, J.P. Nandre, P.A. Patil, S.K. Sahoo, M. Devi, C.P. Pradeep, Y. Fabiao, L. Chen, C. Redshaw, U.D. Patil

    RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 21464 - 21470.

  • Dansyl-carbazole AIEE material for selective recognition of thiourea derivatives

    S. Sharma, C.P. Pradeep, A. Dhir

    New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 1822 - 1826.

  • New polyoxometalates containing hybrid polymers and their potential for nano-patterning

    V. Kalyani, V.S.V. Satyanarayana, V. Singh, C.P. Pradeep, S. Ghosh, S.K. Sharma, K.E. Gonsalves

    Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 2250 - 2258.

  • Ratiometric detection of ATP and CTP with a fluorescent spider-like receptors in water

    A.K. Gupta, A. Dhir, C.P Pradeep

    Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 122 - 129.

  • A hybrid polymeric material bearing a ferrocene-based pendant organometallic functionality: synthesis and applications in nanopatterning using EUV lithography

    V.S.V. Satyanarayana, V. Singh, V. Kalyani,C.P. Pradeep, S. Sharma, S. Ghosh, K.E Gonsalves

    RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 59817 - 59820.

  • New triangular steroid-based A(LS)3 type gelators for selective fluoride sensing applications

    M. Devi, A. Dhir, Pooja, C.P Pradeep

    RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 27098 - 27105.

  • Imatinib intermediates as a two-in-one dual channel sensor for the recognition of Cu2+ and I- ions in aqueous media and its practical applications

    S.R. Patil, J.P. Nandre, D. Jadhav, S. Bothra, S.K. Sahoo, M. Devi, C.P. Pradeep, P.P. Mahulikar, U.D. Patil

    Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 13299 - 13306.

  • Cytochrome C encapsulated metal organic framework as bio-material for sulfate ion recognition

    D. Rambabu, Pooja, C.P. Pradeep, A. Dhir

    J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 8628 - 8631.

  • ESIPT induced AIEE active material for recognition of 2-thiobarbituric acid

    S. Sharma, A. Dhir, C.P. Pradeep

    Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 2014, 191, 445 - 449.

  • Cyanide induced self-assembly and copper recognition in human blood serum by a new carbazole AIEE active material

    S. Sharma, C.P. Pradeep, A. Dhir

    Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2014, 43, 418 - 423.

  • Organic-inorganic hybrid resists for EUVL

    V. Singh, V. Kalyani, V. S. V. Satyanarayana, C.P. Pradeep, S. Ghosh, S. Sharma, K. E. Gonsalves

    SPIE Advanced Lithography, 2014, 90511W - 90511W-6.

  • Nano dispersion of 3D Cd(II) coordination polymer: synthetic blood plasma anticoagulant

    A. Dhir, D. Rambabu, C.P. Pradeep

    Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 2014, 1, 163 - 166.

  • A fluorescence 'turn-on' chemodosimeter for selective detection of Nb5+ ions in mixed aqueous media

    A. K. Gupta, A. Dhir, C.P. Pradeep

    Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 12819 - 12823.

  • Au micro particles mediated construction of logic based dual channel molecular keypad lock

    M. Devi, A. Dhir, C.P. Pradeep

    Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 7514 - 7518.

  • Exploring the interplay between ligand derivatisation and cation type in the assembly of hybrid polyoxometalate Mn-Andersons

    M.H. Rosnes, C. Musumeci, C. Yvon, A. Macdonell, C.P. Pradeep, C. Sartorio, D.-L. Long, B. Pignataro, L. Cronin

    Small, 2013, 9, 2316 - 2324.

  • Coordination and supramolecular aspects of the metal complexes of chiral N-salicyl-b-amino alcohol Schiff base ligands: towards understanding the roles of weak interactions in their catalytic reactions

    C.P. Pradeep, S. K. Das

    Coord. Chem. Rev., 2013, 257, 1699 - 1715.

  • A general route for the transfer of large, highly-charged polyoxometalates from aqueous to organic phase

    D. Gabb, C.P. Pradeep, T. Boyd, S.G. Mitchell, H.N. Miras, D.-L. Long, L. Cronin

    Polyhedron, 2013, 52, 159 - 164.

  • Organic-soluble lacunary {M2(P2W15)2} polyoxometalate sandwiches showing a previously unseen abba isomerism.

    D. Gabb, C.P. Pradeep, H.N. Miras, S.G. Mitchell, D.-L. Long, L. Cronin.

    Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 10000 - 10005.

  • Cation induced structural transformation and mass spectrometric observation of the missing dodecavanadomanganate(IV).

    F. Li, D.-L. Long, J.M. Cameron, H.N. Miras, C.P. Pradeep, L. Xu, L. Cronin.

    Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 9859 - 9862.

  • Controllable self-assembly of organic - inorganic amphiphiles containing Dawson Polyoxometalate clusters.

    P. Yin, C.P. Pradeep, B. Zhang, F.-Y. Li, C. Lydon, M.H. Rosnes, D. Li, E. Bitterlich, L. Xu, L. Cronin, T. Liu.

    Chem. Eur. J, 2012, 18, 8157 - 8162.

  • Amphiphilic properties of Dumbbell-shaped Inorganic-Organic-Inorganic molecular hybrid materials in solution and at an interface.

    M. F. Misdrahi, M. Wang, C.P. Pradeep, F.-Y. Li, C. Lydon, L. Xu, L. Cronin, T. Liu.

    Langmuir, 2011, 27, 9193 - 9202.

  • Design and synthesis of 'Dumb-bell' and 'Triangular' Inorganic - Organic hybrid nano-POM clusters and their characterization through ESI-MS analyses.

    C.P. Pradeep, F.-Y. Li, C. Lydon, H.N. Miras, D.-L. Long, L. Xu, L. Cronin.

    Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 7472 - 7479.

  • Programmable Surface Architectures Derived from Hybrid Polyoxometalate-Based Clusters.

    C. Musumeci, A. Luzio, C.P. Pradeep, H. N. Miras, M. H. Rosnes, Y.-F. Song, D.-L. Long, L. Cronin, B. Pignataro.

    J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 4446 - 4455.

  • Assembly of modular asymmetric organic-inorganic polyoxometalate hybrids into anisotropic nanostructures.

    M.H. Rosnes, C. Musumeci, C.P. Pradeep, J.S. Mathieson, D.-L. Long, Y.-F. Song, B. Pignataro, R. Cogdell, L. Cronin.

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 15490 - 15492.

  • Cations in control: crystal engineering polyoxometalate clusters using cation directed self-assembly.

    C.P. Pradeep, D.-L. Long, L. Cronin.

    Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 9443 - 9457.

  • The construction of high nuclearity isopolyoxoniobates with pentagonal building blocks: [HNb27O76]16- and [H10Nb31O93(CO3)]23-

    R. Tsunashima, D.-L. Long, H.N. Miras, D. Gabb, C.P. Pradeep, L. Cronin

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 113 - 116.

  • Synthesis of modular 'Inorganic-Organic-Inorganic' polyoxometalates and their assembly into vesicles

    C.P. Pradeep, M.F. Misdrahi, F. Li, J. Zhang, L. Xu, D.-L. Long, T. Liu, L. Cronin

    Angew Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 8309 - 8313.

  • Micropatterned surfaces with covalently grafted unsymmetrical polyoxometalate-hybrid clusters lead to selective cell adhesion

    Y.-F. Song, N. McMillan, D.-L. Long, S. Kane, J. Malm, M. O. Riehle, C.P. Pradeep, N. Gadegaard, L. Cronin

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 1340 - 1341.

  • A functional hybrid polyoxometalate framework based on a 'trilacunary' heteropolyanion [(P4W6O34)2Co2Na2(H2O)2]18-

    C. Ritchie, F. Li, C.P. Pradeep, D.-L. Long, L. Xu, L. Cronin

    Dalton Trans., 2009, 6483 - 6486

  • Chiral supramolecular metal-organic architectures from dinuclear copper complexes

    C.P. Pradeep, S.K. Das

    Polyhedron, 2009, 28, 630 - 636.

  • Supramolecular metal oxides: programmed hierarchical assembly of a protein-sized 21 kD [(C16H36N)19{H2NC(CH2O)3P2V3W15O59}4]5- polyoxometalate assembly

    C.P. Pradeep, D.-L. Long, G.N. Newton, Y.-F. Song, L. Cronin

    Angew Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 4388 - 4391.

  • 'Bottom-Up' meets 'Top-Down' assembly in nanoscale polyoxometalate clusters: self-assembly of [P4W52O178]24- and disassembly to [P3W39O134]19-

    C.P. Pradeep, D.-L. Long, C. Streb, L. Cronin

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 14946 - 14947.

  • Identification of ONO···ONO interactions among inorganic coordination complex molecules in the crystal lattice of a chiral Mn(IV) compound

    C.P. Pradeep, P.S. Zacharias, S.K. Das

    Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2008, 11, 89 - 93.

  • Controlled assembly and solution observation of a 2.6 nm polyoxometalate super tetrahedron cluster: [KFe12(OH)18(-1,2,3-P2W15O56)4]29-

    C.P. Pradeep, D.-L. Long, P. Kogerler, L. Cronin

    Chem. Commun., 2007, 4254 - 4256.

  • Supramolecular coordination chemistry

    C.P. Pradeep, L. Cronin

    Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. A, 2007, 287 - 332.

  • Enantiopure mono- and mixed valent multi-nuclear cobalt complexes from amino alcohol based ligands

    C.P. Pradeep, P.S. Zacharias, S.K. Das

    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2007, 5377 - 5389.

  • A tetra-nuclear copper(II) complex stabilizes an extended structure of a water nonamer: Synthesis and characterization of [Cu4(C54H46N4O14)(OH)2]·10H2O.

    C.P. Pradeep, S. Supriya, P.S. Zacharias, S.K. Das

    Polyhedron, 2006, 25, 3588 - 3592

  • Synthesis and structural characterization of a carboxylate bridged tetranuclear copper complex derived from reduced Schiff base asymmetric compartmental ligand containing an amino acid side arm

    C.P. Pradeep, P.S. Zacharias, S. K. Das

    Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2006, 9, 1071 - 1074.

  • Nickel(II) complexes of tridentate anthracene based Schiff bases: syntheses, properties and crystal structures

    T. Htwe, V.K. Muppidi, C.P. Pradeep, P.S. Zacharias, S. Pal

    J. Coord. Chem., 2006, 59, 671 - 680.

  • A chiral Mn(IV) complex and its supramolecular assembly: Synthesis, characterization and properties

    C.P. Pradeep, P.S. Zacharias, S.K. Das

    J. Chem. Sci., 2006, 118, 311-317

  • Intramolecular hydrogen transfer in (S)-2-[(1-benzyl-2-hydroxyethylimino)methyl]-4-nitrophenol, a new chiral Schiff base

    C.P. Pradeep

    Acta Cryst., 2005, E61, o3825 - o3827.

  • Synthesis and characterization of a chiral dimeric copper(II) complex: Crystal structure of [Cu2(µ-Cl)2(HL)2].H2O(H2L = S-(-)-2-[(2-hydroxy-1-phenyl-ethylimino)-methyl]-phenol)

    C.P. Pradeep, P.S. Zacharias, S.K. Das

    J. Chem. Sci., 2005, 117, 133 - 137.

  • A chiral copper complex forms supramolecular homochiral helices via O-H...Cl-Cu interactions

    C.P. Pradeep, P.S. Zacharias, S.K. Das

    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2005, 3405 - 3408.

  • Synthesis, structural characterization and properties of an optically active mononuclear Mn(IV) complex

    C.P. Pradeep, P.S. Zacharias, S. K. Das

    Polyhedron, 2005, 24, 1410 - 1416.

  • First structurally characterized optically active mononuclear Mn(IV) complex: synthesis, crystal structure and properties of [MnIVL2]{H2L = S-(-)-2-[(2-hydroxy-1-phenylethylimino)methyl]phenol}

    C.P. Pradeep, T. Htwe, P.S. Zacharias, S.K. Das

    New. J. Chem., 2004, 28, 735 - 739.

Publication - Books

    Chiral Amino Alcohol based Schiff base Complexes: Syntheses, Structures and Properties, Pradeep Parameswaran, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany (2012). ISBN: 978-3-8465-8157-5


  • Highly Sensitive MAPDSM-MAPDST based Resists Technology for Next Generation Lithography Applications

    K.E. Gonsalves, S.K. Sharma, S. Ghosh, C.P. Pradeep, P. G. Reddy, P. Kumar

    Indian Patent, Application No: IN 2016-11022219A

  • Resist Technology based on Polyarylene Sulphide (PAS) as a Unique Polymer Material for Semiconductor Fabrication Technology

    K.E. Gonsalves, S. Ghosh, C.P. Pradeep, P. G. Reddy, S.K. Sharma, S. P. Pal

    Indian Patent, Application No: IN 2016-11018061

  • A New Class of Non-Chemically Amplified Molecular Photoresists for Next Generation Integrated Circuits (ICs) Technology

    K.E. Gonsalves, S. Ghosh, C.P. Pradeep, S.K. Sharma, N. Thakur, P. G. Reddy, S. Nandi, M. Yogesh

    Indian Patent, Application No: IN 2016-11044190

Lectures and Presentations

  • IISER Pune 2019: Hybrid Polyoxometalates as Photochromic Materials, Photoresists and Self-separating Catalysts - invited talk at the International Conference on Structural and Inorganic Chemistry-II (ICSIC-II), during 18th-19th March, 2019.
  • Aligarh Muslim University 2019: Hybrid Polyoxometalates as Photochromic Materials, Photoresists and Self-separating Catalysts - invited talk at the 2nd International Conference on Chemistry, Industry and Environment, during 18th -19th February, 2019.
  • IISER Kolkata 2017: Hybrid Polyoxometalates as Multi-functional Materials, Photoresits, Green Catalyst and Antioxidants - invited talk at Asian Meeting on Metal Oxide Assemblies 2017 (AMMOA 2017).
  • University of Nottingham, School of Chemistry 2017: Hybrid Polyoxometalates as Multi-functional Materials, Photoresits, Green Catalyst and Antioxidants - talk on 22nd September 2017.
  • University of Glasgow, School of Chemistry 2017: Hybrid Polyoxometalates as Multi-functional Materials, Photoresits, Green Catalyst and Antioxidants - invited talk at the International Conference organized by School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow on the occasion of 200 years of Regius Chair of Chemistry during 25th-26th September, 2017.
  • IIT Mandi, 2016: Development of Multifunctional Organic-Inorganic Hybrids towards Sustainability - Lecture given at the Newton-Bhabha Researcher Links Workshop on 'Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy, Health and Sustainability' during 3rd to 6th October 2016.
  • ExMI, RWTH Aachen University 2016: Development of Chemosensors for Potential Biological Applications - Lecture on January 25th, 2016.
  • University of Hyderabad, 2014: Polyoxometalates/polymer Hybrids for Nano-patterning Applications - Lecture at the School of Chemistry on December 29th, 2014.
  • NIT Calicult, 2011: Hybrid Polyoxometalates: Merging Organic and Inorganic Domains for Materials and Catalytic Applications - Invited lecture at the Faculty Development Program entitled 'Current Trends in Organometallic Chemistry' Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology, Calicut. 4 - 8th July, 2011.
  • IISER Mohali, 2011: Polyoxometalate Chemistry - Towards New Functional Materials - Lecture given on 7th March, 2011.

Research Projects

  • Organic Inorganic Hybrids for Photochromic, Photocatalytic and Antioxidant Applications - SERB, 2018-2021, Project amount: Rs: 39,44,600/- (as Principal Investigator)
  • Novel Non Chemically Amplified Molecular Photoresists for Nano-electronics at the 20 nm Node or Beyond - Indo-Taiwan joint program, Funding by DST. Project amount: Rs: 29,29,500/- (as Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Next Generation, Cutting-Edge Indigenous EUVL Resists Technology For Semiconductor Industry- under Technology Systems Development Program (TSDP) of DST. Project amount: Rs: 91,86,760/- (as Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Development of Indigenous Photoresists Technology for Semiconductor Industries: Impact on Indian Economy, Skilled Manpower Development and Employment Possibility- UAY scheme of MHRD, Govt. of India.Project amount: Rs: 2,39,00,000/- (as Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Hybrid Resists - Intel Corp. USA, SRC Contract #2012-1N-2314/2012. The funding provided by Intel Corp USA is $351,000 for three years (as Co-Principal Investigator)- Completed
  • Development of Polyoxometalates-Organic hybrids having 'through-bond' electronic interactions between cluster and organic units for materials and catalytic applications - DST Fast Track Project: No. SR/FT/CS-58/2011. Project amount: Rs: 26,90,000/- (as Principal Investigator).Completed.
  • Development of Noble Metals Containing Polyoxometalates (POMs) for Structural Studies and Catalytic Applications - IIT Mandi Seed Grant Project: No. IITM/SG/PCP/005, Project amount: Rs: 5,00,000/- (as Principal Investigator).Completed