Dr. Pabitra Choudhury

Pabitra Choudhury, PhD

Associate Professor

(Personal Website)


Research Areas:

  • Surface engineering and catalysis
  • Electronic and thermo-electric materials
  • Photo-active process and materials
  • Proton transport membranes
  • Semiconductor Research Corporation
  • ACS PRF
  • Sonde, S.; Chakrabarti, B.; Liu, Y.; Sasikumar, K.; Lin, J.; Stan, L.; Divan, R.; Ocola, L. E.; Rosenmann, D.; Choudhury, P.; Ni, K.; Sankaranarayanan, S.K.R.S.; Datta, S. and Guha, S. "Silicon compatible Sn-based resistive switching memory." Nanoscale 10, 9441 (2018).
  • Rajapaksha, R.D.; Benet, M.; Champion, C.; Frolova, L.V.; Rogelj, S.; Choudhury, P. and Ranasinghe, M.I. "Spectroscopic Study of Photoactive Antibacterial Agent: 2, 3 - Distyrylindole" J. Phys. Chem. A 122, 937 (2018).
  • Park, J. H.; Ravavarapu, L.; Kwak, I.; Fullerton-Shirey, S. K.; Choudhury, P. and Kummel, A. C. "Growth Mode Transition from Monolayer by Monolayer to Bilayer by Bilayer in Molecularly Flat Titanyl Phthalocyanine Film." J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 6721 (2017).
  • *Bagusetty, A.; *Choudhury, P.; Derksen, B.; Gatto, E.; Al-saidi, W. A. and Johnson, J. K. "Facile Anhydrous Proton Transport on Hydroxyl Functionalized Graphane." Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 186101 (2017). (*Authors contributed equally).
  • Choudhury, P.; Ravavarapu, L.; Dekle, R. and Choudhury, S. "Modulating Electronic and Optical Properties of Monolayer MoS2 Using Non-Bonded Phthalocyanine Molecules." J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 2959 (2017).
  • Quinn, T. and Choudhury, P. "Direct Oxidation of Methane to Methanol on Single-site Copper-Oxo Species of Copper Porphyrin Functionalized Graphene: A DFT Study." Mol. Catal. 431, 9 (2017).
  • Mussel, S. and Choudhury, P. "Density Functional Theory Study of FePc Porous Layer Deposited on Graphene Substrate: a Pt-free Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Fuel Cells." J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 5384 (2016).
  • Park, J. H.; Movva, H. C.P.; Chagarov, E.; Sardashti, K.; Chou, H.; Kwak, I.; Hu, K.; Fullerton-Shirey, S. K.; Choudhury, P.; Banerjee, S. K. and Kummel, A. C. "In-Situ Observation of Subnanometer Dielectric Growth with Ultrahigh Nucleation Density and Insulating Property on 2D surface." Nano Lett. 15, 6626 (2015).
  • Park, J. H.; Kwak, I.; Choudhury, P.; Sardashti, K.; Prakash, H. C.; Banerjee, S.; Fullerton, S.and Kummel, A. C. "Self Assembled Ordered Phthalocyanine Monolayers on 2D Semiconductors for Subnanometer Dielectrics ALD Nucleation." TECHCON 2014 (publication ID No.P070743).
  • Park, J. H.; Choudhury, P. and Kummel, A. C. "NO Adsorption on Copper Phthalocyanine Functionalized Graphite." J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 10076 (2014).
  • Mandeltort, L.; Choudhury, P.; Johnson, J. K. and Yates, J. T. Jr. "Methyl Radical Reactivity on the Basal Plane of Graphite." J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 18347 (2012).
  • Mandeltort, L.; Choudhury, P.; Johnson, J. K. and Yates, J. T. Jr. "Reaction of the Basal Plane of Graphite with the Methyl Radical." J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 1683 (2012).
  • Buttner, M.; Choudhury, P.; Johnson, J. K. and Yates, J. T. Jr., "Vacancy Clusters as Entry Ports for Cesium Intercalation in Graphite." Carbon 49, 3937 (2011).
  • Choudhury, P. and Johnson, J. K. "Methyl Chloride Reactions on Lithiated Carbon Nanotubes: Lithium as Both Reactant and Catalyst." J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 11694 (2011).
  • Mandeltort, L.; Büttner, M.; Yates, J. T. Jr.; Choudhury, P.; Xiao, L. and Johnson, J. K., "Carbon-Chlorine Bond Scission in Li-Doped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Reaction of CH3Cl and Lithium." J. Phys. Chem. C 114 17148 (2010).
  • Choudhury, P.; Bhethanabotla, V. R. and Stefanakos, E. "First Principles Study to Identify the Reversible Reaction Step of a Multinary Hydrogen Storage Li-Mg-B-N-H System." Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 35 9002 (2010).
  • Choudhury, P.; Bhethanabotla, V. R. and Stefanakos, E. "Manganese Borohydride as a Hydrogen Storage Candidate: First-principles Crystal Structure and Thermodynamics." J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 13416 (2009).
  • Choudhury, P.; Srinivasan, S.; Bhethanabotla, V. R.; Goswami, Y.; McGrath, K. and Stefanakos, E. "Nanocatalyzed Li-Mn-B-H System as a New Hydrogen Storage Candidate." Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 34, 6325 (2009).
  • Choudhury, P.; Bhethanabotla, V. R. and Stefanakos, E. "Identification of a New Stable Phase for High Capacity Hydrogen Storage Material Zn(BH4)2 From Density Functional Theory and Lattice Dynamics." Phys. Rev. B 77, 134302 (2008).
  • Choudhury, P.; Bhethanabotla, V. R. and Stefanakos, E. "Ni Induced Destabilization Dynamics of Crystalline Zinc Borohydride." Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 134101 (2008).
  • Chowdhury, S.; Choudhury, P. and Kumar, S. "Monte-Carlo Simulation of Different Dispersed Liquid-Liquid Systems." Indian Chem. Engr. 47(1), 18-24 (2005).
  • Prasad, S.; Choudhury, P. and Chowdhury, S. "Fluidised Bed Systems, Design of Air Distribution Plate." Chem. Eng. World 38(7), 71-73 (2003).
  • Quinn, T.; Kerwin, J.; Headrick, S.; Mussel, S. and Choudhury, P. " Computational Screening and Characterization of Single-Site Active Porous Surface for Natural Gas to Liquid Feedstock Conversion Process." AIChE Annual Meeting, 2017, Minneapolis, MN.
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