Lata Pasupulety


Dr Lata Pasupulety

Professor and Chairperson

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Dr Lata Pasupulety is a Professor and Chairperson in the Science and Humanities Department at PES University.


Sc(Physical Chemistry)
Ph.D(Physical Chemistry)

Degree University Grade Subject
PhD (Chemistry) University  of Delhi Doctrate
in Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
M.Sc. (Chemistry) University  of Delhi Ist division with Distinction
(Ist Rank)
Physical Chemistry
B.Sc. Hons.
University  of Delhi Ist division with Distinction Chemistry – Main
Physics, Maths - Subsidiary

Professional Experience

Teaching: 11 yrs
Research: 16 yrs

Year Position Institution Nature of Work
2013 onwards Professor and Chairperson,Dept of
Science & Humanities
PES University
Teaching , research and administration
2007 – 2013 Associate Professor PESIT
Teaching, research and administration
1996-2007 Scientific Assistant Kuwait University Research work: Deep oxidation Catalysis, Surfactants. Nanoparticle catalyst synthesis using surfactants.
1994 Lecturer Venkateswara College, University of Delhi Teaching


Year Award/ Merit Remarks
1990 Fellowship for Phd CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) fellowship(JRF  & SRF )
1990 M.Sc. Gold Medal Stood First in University of Delhi (M.Sc.Chem) Received Gold Medal from Vice-President of INDIA
1989 Scholarship for M.Sc. National Scholarship for Masters Degree in Chemistry
1985 B.Sc. Science Merit Award Stood Second in University of Delhi (B.Sc. Chem Ist yr.)
1984 Scholarship for B.Sc. All India Entrance Scholarship for Bachelors Degree in Science
  1. Chairperson, S&H, PESU
  2. Woman representative, EMRC,PESU
  1. Catalysis
  2. Synthesis of nanoparticles

Journal Publications

  1. Bumajdad A.;. Hasan M.A.; Zaki M.I. ; Mekhemer G. A. H.; Pasupulety L.; Mathew A. : Impacts of CuOx additive on the CO oxidation activity and related surface and bulk properties of a nano-CeO2 Catalyst,Reaction kinetics,mechanisms and catalysis(2010)99(2).
  2. Bumajdad, A.; Eastoe, J.; Zaki, M. I; Heenan, R. K.; Pasupulety, L.: Generation of metal oxide nanoparticles in optimised microemulsions, J. Coll. Interface Science (2007) 312(1)68-75
  3. Bumajdad, A.; Zaki, M. I.; Eastoe, J.; Pasupulety, L ‘Characterization of nano-cerias synthesized in microemulsion by N2 sorptiometery and electron microscopy :J.Coll.Interface Science(2006)302(2)501-508
  4. Bumajdad, A.; Zaki M. I.; Eastoe, J.; Pasupulety, L., 'Microemulsion-based synthesis of CeO2 powders with high surface area and high temperature stabilities, Langmuir (2004) 20 (25) :11223-11233
  5. Hasan M.A., Zaki, M.I., Pasupulety,L .:Oxide-catalyzed conversion of Acetic acid into acetone:an FTIR spectroscopic investigation, Applied Catalysis A:General (2003)243(1):81-92
  6. Hasan M.A., Zaki, M.I. ,Pasupulety,L .:IR investigation of the oxidation of propane and likelyC-3 and C-2 products over group IV B metal oxide catalysts, J.Phys. Chem. B (2002)106(49):12747-12756
  7. Hasan M.A., Zaki, M.I. ,Pasupulety,L .:A spectroscopic investigation of isopropanol and methylbutynol as infra red reactive probes for base sites on polycrystalline metal oxide surfaces,Journal of molecular catalysis A :Chemical (2002)178(1-2):125-137
  8. Zaki, M.I.,Hasan, M.A., AlSagheer, F.A., Pasupulety, L .:In situ FTIR spectra of pyridine adsorbed on SiO2-Al2O3,TiO2,ZrO2 and CeO2:general considerations for the identification of acid-sites on surfaces of finely divided metal oxides, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering aspects (2001)190(3):261-274
  9. Zaki,M.I., Hasan, M.A., Pasupulety, L .:In situ FTIR spectroscopic study of 2-propanol adsorptive and catalytic interactions on metal-modified aluminas, Langmuir (2001)17(13):4025-4034
  10. Zaki, M.I., Hasan, M.A., Pasupulety, L .:Surface reactions of Acetone on Al2O3,TiO2,ZrO2 and CeO2:IR spectroscopic assessments of impacts of the surface acid-base properties, Langmuir (2001)17(3):768-774
  11. Zaki,M.I.,Hasan,M.A.,AlSagheer,F.A.,Pasupulety,L.:Surface Chemistry of acetone on metal oxides:IR observation of acetone adsorption and consequent surface reactions on silica-alumina versus silica and alumina, Langmuir (2000)16(2):430-436
  12. Zaki, M.I., Hasan, M.A., Pasupulety, L .:Influence of CuOx additives on CO oxidation activity and related surface and bulk behaviours of Mn2O3,Cr2O3 and WO3 catalysts, Applied Catalysis A :General (2000),198(1-2) :247-259
  13. Hasan, M.A., Zaki, M.I., Pasupulety, L., Kumari,K., :Promotion of the hydrogen peroxide decomposition activity of manganese oxide catalysts, Applied Catalysis A :General (1999)181(1):171-179
  14. Zaki, M.I., Hasan, M. A., Pasupulety,L., Fouad, N.E., Helmut, K.:CO and CH4 total oxidation over manganese oxide supported on ZrO2,TiO2,TiO2-Al2O3 and SiO2-Al2O3 catalysts, New J.Chem (1999)23(12):1197-1202
  15. AlSagheer,F.A., Hasan,M.A., Pasupulety,L., Zaki,M.I.:Low temperature synthesis of Hausmannite Mn3O4,Journal of Material Science Letters(1999)18(3): 209-211
  16. Zaki,M.I., Hasan,M.A., Pasupulety,L., Kumari,K.:Bulk and surface characteristics of pure and alkalized Mn2O3:TG,IR,XRD,XPS,specific adsorption and redox catalytic studies, New J.Chem (1998)22(8):875-882
  17. Hasan,M.A., Zaki,M.I., Kumari,K., Pasupulety,L.: Soot deep oxidation catalyzed by molybdena and molybdates: a thermogravimetric investigation,Thermochimica Acta(1998) 320(1-2):23-32
  18. Zaki, M.I., Hasan, M.A., Pasupulety, L. ,Kumari,K.: Thermochemistry of manganese oxides in reactive atmospheres:Probing catalytic MnOx compositions in the atmosphere of CO+O2,Thermochimica Acta(1998) 311(1-2):97-103
  19. Zaki, M.I.,Hasan, M.A., Pasupulety, L., Kumari, K.: Thermochemistry of Manganese Oxides in reactive gas atmospheres: Probing redox compositions in the decomposition course MnO2  MnO ,Thermochimica Acta)(1997) 303(2):171-181
  20. Sehgal, S., Lata Rani,V.,Arora,K.,Chandra,H.:An experiment in the study of the vibration-rotation spectra of HCl,Chem.Edu.(1990):36-91