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Dr.Chilivery Rakesh , MSc., PhD; Post Doc

Dr.Chilivery Rakesh , MSc., PhD; Post Doc

Assistant Professor

Post Doc:POSTECH, South Korea (2023-2024) ,Shantou University, China (2019-2021)


MSc: Osmania University, 2007.

B.Ed.: Osmania University, 2010

BSc: Osmania University,2006

JNTU Faculty ID:8663-170916-115010 

Contact Number: +91-8341320729

VIDWAN: 535923                      

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H-Index: 07

i10-Index: 05


ORCID Author ID: 0000-0002-5295-440X


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 Scopus Author ID:57193138336

Researcher ID:KQU-6034-2024 

Teaching Experience – 3 years

Research Experience – 4.5

Total Experience – 7.5 years

Polyamime- Mediated Assembly of Polyoxometalates: Fabricating Structured Materials for Catalysis and Optical Applications

  • Developing Bio-inspired Assembly Strategies to Synthesize Hybrid Nanostructured Materials for Catalysis Applications.
  • Controlled Synthesis of various Semiconductor Nanomaterials and their Heterojunction Interfaces under Mild conditions for Efficient visible-light Photo or Electrocatalytic Materials.
  • Nano Space Confinement of metal oxides and their Heterointerfaces for Electrocatalysis Applications
  • Analysis of Structure and Nanomaterials Efficiency, Stability and Recyclability for Selective Organic Transformations.
  • Synthesis 1D to 3D-Nanomaterials and Expand their Applications Include: Photocatalysis, Electro catalysis, photo or electrochemical devices, biomass conversion and biological applications etc

Sr. Project Associate: CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad (2021-2023)

Assistant Professor: BIET, Hyderabad (2017-2019)

Guest Lecturer: Govt Degree & PG college, SRK Degree & PG college, Siddipet  (2011-2012) (MSc Chemistry)

  1. Defu Yao, Kaijun Liang, Guanli Chen, Yuanduo Qu, Jianye Liu, Rakesh Chilivery, Sha Li, Muwei Ji, ZhenLi, Ziyi Zhong, and Yibing Song, “Dual-functional Reaction Strategy Boosts Carbon Dioxide Reduction by Coupling with Selective Benzyl Alcohol Oxidation on Nano-Au/BiOCl Photocatalysts”. (Journal of Catalysis, 422, 2023, 56-68)

(DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2023.04.004)

  1. Rakesh Chilivery and R. K. Rana*, “Heterogenization of Phosphotungstate Clusters into Magnetic-Microspheres: Catalyst for Selective Oxidation of Alcohol in Water.” ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2022, 10, 21, 6925–6933.

(DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c07285)

  1. Ruojia Zhang, Rakesh Chilivery* Defu Yao, Wenbin Chen, Fushen Lu, Wenhua Gao, Yiwen Fang, ZiYi Zhong and Yibing Song*, “Controlled engineering of tunable 3D-BiOX (X = Cl, Br) hierarchical nanostructures via dopamine-mediated synergetic interactions for efficient visible-light absorption photocatalysis ” Applied Surface Science, 2022, 574, 151683.

       (DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2021.151683)

  1. Jayadev Nayak, Rakesh Chilivery, Gousia Begum, and R. K. Rana*, “A Bioinspired Assembly to Simultaneously Heterogenize Polyoxometalates as Nanozyme and Encapsulate Enzymes in a Microstructure Endowing Efficient Peroxidase-Mimicking Activity” ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng, 2021, 9, 47, 15819–15829.

(DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c05238)

  1. Rakesh Chilivery and R. K. Rana*, “Tunable Surface Wrinkling by a Bio‐Inspired Polyamine Anion Coacervation Process that Mediates the Assembly of Polyoxometalate Nanoclusters.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2020, 59 (21), 8160-8165.

(DOI: 10.1002/anie.201913492)

Rakesh Chilivery and R. K. Rana*, “Microcapsule Structure with Tunable Textured Surface via Assembly of Polyoxomolybdate Clusters: A Bio-inspired Strategy and Enhanced Activities in Alkene Oxidation.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9 (3), 3161-3167.  (DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b14555)


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  1. 2014-2017- CSIR-Senior Research Fellow

    2012-2014 – CSIR- Junior Research Fellow

    2011- Qualified CSIR-NET

ACS Membership

IASE Membership

Former Lab Incharge, Department of Chemistry, BIET College, Hyderabad from 2017 to 2018