jena-1 Areas of Expertise
Fundamental chemistry of derivatization; structural analysis of derivatives using techniques such as HPLC, GPC, NMR, AFM.
Rheometer, HPLC, GPC/Light scattering detector, light microscopy (polarized), atomic force microscopy, tensiometer, FTIR spectroscopy, UV/VIS spectroscopy, NMR spectroscopy (250 and 400 MHz), solid state NMR, Elemental analysis, Nephelometry, Thermogravimetry.
Scope of Research / Training

  • Chemical derivatization of polysaccharides; regio-selective derivatization
  • Properties of ionic liquids and novel cellulose derivatives
  • Cellulose chemistry and chemistry of conversion in ionic liquids