The Department endeavors to be among nation’s premier institutes by offering relevant courses in all main branches of chemistry and by conducting world-class basic and applied research. Following are the active areas of research in the Department at present:
- Development of molecular and nanocatalysts and exploration of their applications in various chemical transformations.
- Importance of different light activated metal nitrosyl complexes 'in photodynamic therapy
- Photoactivation of dioxygen molecule using Fe-TPA complexes linked with ruthenium based photosensitizer
- Polymer based drug delivery systems, photocatalysis and applications of nanoparticles in water remediation