Dr Anjali U Patel

FACULTY OF SCIENCE >> Department of Chemistry
Designation : Professor
Qualification :
  • M.Sc.,(Inorg.Chemistry),Ph.D.
Phone Nos : 0912652648913
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Experience : Teaching Experience: 18 years Research Experience: 20 years (after Ph. D.)
Areas of Interest : Heterogeneous Catalysis, Polyoxometalates, Green Chemistry, Material Science
Dr Anjali  U  Patel

Detailed CV

Name : Anjali Patel
: Professor
E Mail
: aupatel_chem@yahoo.com
Phone No(s)
: 09638103500
Educational Qualifications : Ph. D. at The M. S. University of Baroda
Post Doctoral Research
: Institut de la Recherch Sur la Catalyse, CNRS, LYON
Area Of Specialization
: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Polyoxometalates, Green Chemistry, Material Science
Teaching Experience
: UG - 18 years,  PG - 18 years
Research Experience
: 20 years (after Ph. D.) 

Teaching Interests

: Catalysis, Solid State Chemistry
Research Interests :Catalysis, Materials

 Details of Research Projects handled
Title of the project Funding agency Duration Present status Total Cost
Oxidation of alkenes using supported heteropolyacids as catalysts. UGC, New Delhi June 2001- June 2005 Completed 2,92,000/-
Use of supported heteropolyacids as ecofriendly acid catalysts for alkylation of functional compounds. DST, New Delhi Feb 2003- Feb 2007 Completed 9,60,000/-
Unsupported and
Supported susubstituted
Heterpolyacid as
Green catalysts for
Oxidation of alkenes and alcohols.
UGC, New Delhi May 2006 – May 2009 Completed 5,00,000/-
Friedel-Crafts Acylation of Phenol Based Substrates Catalyzed by
Supported Heteropolyacids
DAE-BRNS Aug 2007- Aug 2010 Completed 12,07,000/-
Functionalized Polyoxometalates: Synthesis, Characterization and Asymmetric Oxidation of Alkenes DST, New Delhi Nov 2007- Nov 2010 Completed  15,00,000/-
Development of bi-functional heterogeneous catalysts based on lacunary polyoxometalates for the environmentally benign production of fine and intermediate chemicals DST, New Delhi Jan 2011 – Sept 2014 Ongoing 32,00,000/-
Clean acid catalysis by eco-friendly solid acids comprising heteropolyacids and mesoporous materials UGC, New Delhi Feb 2011- Feb 2014 Ongoing 8,07,000/-
Tailoring of catalytic materials based on Polyoxometalates and their applications as catalysts for some organic                                    transformations DST, New Delhi Aug 2013-Aug 2016 Ongoing 30,00,000/-
Development of alternative drug delivery systems based on micro and mesoporous silica.” CSIR, HRDG, New Delhi Sept 2014- Sept 2017 Ongoing 25,00,000/-
Publications (From 2008 to present):
  1. 12-Tungstophosphoric acid supported on mesoporous molecular material: Synthesis, Characterization and Performance in biodiesel production, S. Singh, A. Patel, J. Cleaner Production, Accepted, 2014.
  2. Cobalt substituted Keggin-type phosphotungstate, an efficient epoxidation catalyst: Study on kinetic behaviour as well as reaction mechanism, Synth. React. Inorg. Metal Org. Nano-Metal Chem., P. Shringarpure, A. Patel (Accepted).
  3. Manganese (III) Salen Supported onto Hydrous Zirconia: Synthesis, Characterization and Solvent Free Aerobic Oxidation of Styrene. Synth. React. Inorg. Metal Org. Nano-Metal Chem., K. Patel, V. Brahmkhatri, A. Patel, (Accepted).
  4. green and sustainable approach for esteriï¬Âcation of glycerol using 12-tungstophosphoric acid anchored to different supports: Kinetics and effect of support, A. Patel, S. Singh, Fuel, 118, 358 (2014).
  5. Heterogeneous catalytic oxidation of styrene by an oxo bridged divanadium(V) complex of an acetohydrazide-schiff base, D. Sadhukhan, M. Maiti, E. Zangrando, S. Pathan, S. Mitra, A. Patel, Polyhedron, 69, 129 (2014).
  6. Mono lacunary phosphomolybdate supported to MCM-41: Synthesis, characterization and solvent free aerobic oxidation of alkenes and alcohols, N. Narkhede, A. Patel, S. Singh, Dalton Trans., 43, 2512 (2014).
  7. Selective green oxidation of alcohols and alkenes with molecular oxygen using supported undecamolybdophosphate under solvent free conditio, S. Pathan, A. Patel, Chem. Eng. J., 243, 183 (2014).
  8. Keggin type transition metal substituted phosphomolybdates: Heterogeneous catalysts for selective aerobic oxidation of alcohols and alkenes under solvent free condition. S. Pathan, A. Patel, Catal. Sci. Technol., 4, 648 (2014).
  9. Biodiesel synthesis via esterification and transesterification over a new heterogeneous catalyst comprising of lacunary silicotungstate and MCM-41. A. Patel, N. Narkhede, Catal. Sci. Technol., 3, 3317 (2013).
  10. Biodiesel Production by Esterification of Oleic Acid and Transesterification of Soybean Oil Using a New Solid Acid Catalyst Comprising 12-Tungstosilicic Acid and Zeolite Hβ, N. Narkhede, A. Patel, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 52, 13637(2013).
  11. Bifunctional Catalytic Activity of 12-Tungstophosphoric Acid Impregnated to Different Supports for Esterification and Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol: A Comparative Study on Catalytic Activity and Kinetics. A. Patel, S.  Singh, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 52, 10896 (2013).
  12. Biodiesel production by esterification of free fatty acid over sulfated zirconia, A. Patel, V. Brahmkhatri, N. Singh, Renewable Energy, 51, 227 (2013).
  13. Transition-Metal-Substituted Phosphomolybdates: Catalytic and Kinetic Study for Liquid-Phase Oxidation of Styrene, S. Pathan, A. Patel, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 52, 11913 (2013).
  14. Keggin type mono Ni(II)- substituted phosphomolybdate: a sustainable, homogeneous and reusable catalyst for Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reaction, S. Pathan, A. Patel, Dalton Trans., 42, 11600 (2013).
  15. Solvent free clean selective oxidation of alcohols cartalysed by mono transition metal (Co, Mn, Ni)- substituted Keggin- phosphomolybdates using hydrogen peroxide, S. Pathan, A. Patel, Appl. Catal. A: Gen., 459, 59 (2013).
  16. Ru-exchanged supported 12-tungstophosphoric acid for selective liquid phase aerobic oxidation of styrene under solvent-free conditions, A. Patel, Recent Patents on Catal., 1, 2 (2013).
  17. Kinetic study of oleic acid esterification over 12-tungstophosphoric acid catalyst anchored to different mesoporous silica supports, A. Patel, V. Brahmkhatri, Fuel Process. Technol., 113, 141, (2013).
  18. Estrification of bioplatform molecules over 12-tungstophosphoric acid anchored to MCM-41, V. Brahmkhatri, A. Patel, J. porous Mat., 20, 209 (2013).
  19. 12-tungstophosphoric acid anchored to zeolites Hβ: Synthesis, characterization and biodiesel production by esterification of oleic acid with methanol, A. Patel, N. Narkhede, Energy fuel, 26, 6025 (2012).
  20. Esterification of Lauric acid with butanol-1 over H3PW12O40 supported on MCM-41, V. Brahmkhatri, A. Patel, Fuel, 102, 72 (2012).
  21. Keggin type cesium salt of 1st series transition metal substituted phosphomolybdates: one pot easy synthesis, structural and spectral analysis, A. Patel, S. Pathan, J. Coordn. Chem., 65, 3122 (2012).
  22. Synthesis and crystal structure of an oxovanadium(IV) complex with a pyrazolone ligand and its use as a heterogeneous catalyst for the oxidation of styrene under mild conditions, S. Parihar, S. Pathan, R. Jadeja, A. Patel, Inorg. Chem., 1152, 51(2), (2012).
  23. Solvent free selective oxidation of styrene and benzyl alcohol to benzaldehyde over an eco-friendly and reusable catalyst, Undecamolybdophosphate supported onto neutral alumina, S. Pathan, A. Patel, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 732, 51(2), (2012).
  24. Heck coupling catalyzed by Pd exchanged supported 12-tungstophosphoric acid- an efficient ligand free, low Pd- loading heterogeneous catalyst, S. Pathan, A. Patel, RSC Advances, 116, 2, (2012).
  25. Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of non-crystalline organic-inorganic hybrid material comprising Keggin-type manganese(II) substituted phosphotungstate and salen, K. Patel, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, Supramol. Chem., 24, 149, (2012)
  26. Keggin-type inorganic-organic hybrid material containing Mn(II) monosubstituted phosphotungstate and S-(+)-Sec-butylamine: Synthesis and characterization, K. Patel, A. Patel, Mat. Res. Bull., 47, 425,  (2012)
  27. Functionalization of Keggin type manganese substituted phosphotungstate by R-(-)-1-cyclohexylethylamine: Synthesis and Characterization, K. Patel, A. Patel, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 382, 79 (2012)
  28. An Efficient green catalyst comprising 12-Tungstophosphoric acid and MCM-41: Synthesis characterization and diesterification of succinic acid, a potential bio-platform molecule, V. Brahmkhatri, A. Patel, Green Chem Lett Rev., 5, 161, (2012)
  29. Synthesis and characterization of 12-tungstosilicic acid anchored to MCM-41 as well as its use as environmentally benign catalyst for synthesis of succinate and malonate diesters, V. Brahmkhatri, A. Patel, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 50(24), 13693, (2011).
  30. Synthesis, Structural and Spectral characterization of Keggin-type Cobalt (II) substituted phosphotungstate, P. Shringarpure, B. Tripuramallu, K. Patel, A. Patel, J. Coordn. Chem., 64, 4016, (2011).
  31. Supported undecatungstophosphate: An efficient recyclable bi-functional catalyst for esterification of alcohols as well as selective oxidation of styrene, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, Chem. Eng. J., 173, 612, (2011)
  32. First series transition metal substituted phosphotungstates as catalysts for selective non-solvent liquid phase oxidation of styrene to benzaldehyde: A comparative study, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, J. Clus. Sci., 22, 587 (2011)
  33. 12-tungstophosphoric acid anchored to SBA-15: An Efficient, Environmentally benign Reusable catalysts for   Biodiesel production by esterification of free fatty acids, V. Brahmkhatri, A. Patel, App. Catal. A: Gen, 403, 161 (2011)
  34. Supported Undecaphosphotungstate: An Ecofriendly and Efficient Solid Catalyst for Nonsolvent Liquid-Phase Aerobic Epoxidation of Alkenes, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 50, 9069, (2011)
  35. Biodiesel Production by Esterification of Free Fatty Acids over 12-Tungstophosphoric Acid Anchored to MCM-41”,V. Brahmkhatri, A. Patel, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 50, 6620, (2011)
  36. Supported Dodecaphosphotungstate and Undecaphosphotungstate: A study on the kinetic behavior for oxidation of styrene”, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, Reac. Kin. Mech. Catal., 103, 165, (2011)
  37.  A Manganese(II) Sandwich-Type Phosphotungstate Complex – Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Catalytic Activity towards Liquid-Phase Aerobic Epoxidation of Alkenes, K. Patel, B. Tripuramallu, A. Patel, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 1871, (2011)
  38. One Step Synthesis of Keggin-type Manganese (II) substituted phosphotungstate: Structural, Spectral Characterization and non-solvent liquid phase oxidation of styrene”, K. Patel, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, Trans. Met. Chem., 36, 171, (2011)
  39. Novel heterogeneous catalyst, supported undecamolybdophosphate: synthesis, physico-chemical characterization and solvent free oxidation of styrene”, S. Pathan, A. Patel, Dalton Trans., 40, 348, (2011)
  40. Supported 12-tungstophosphoricacid: A recoverable solid acid catalyst for liquid phase Friedel–Crafts alkylation of phenol ”, N. Bhatt, A. Patel, J. Taiwan Ins. Chem. Eng., 42, 356, (2011)
  41. Keggin-type mono lacunary silicotungstates supported onto zirconia: Synthesis, characterization and esterification reaction”, S. Pathan, A. Patel, J. Coordn. Chem., 63 (23),  4041, (2010)
  42. Cobalt (II) exchanged supported 12-tungstophosphoric acid: Synthesis, characterization and non-solvent liquid phase aerobic oxidation of alkenes”, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem, 321, 22, (2010)
  43. Liquid phase oxidation of styrene over zirconia supported undecatungstophosphate using different oxidants: A comparative study”, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, Dalton Trans., 39, 2615, (2010)
  44. Supported Heteropolyacids: Synthesis, characterization and effect of Supports on esterification reactions”, V. Brahmkhatri, A. Patel, Kin. Catal., 51, 380, (2010)
  45. Liquid phase non – solvent selective oxidation of styrene using aqueous hydrogen peroxide with supported 12- tungstophosphoric acid”, P. Sharma, A. Patel, Ind. J. Chem. Sec A, 48A, 964, (2009)
  46. Non aqueous Iso-propylation and Sec-butylation of phenol over supported 12-Tungstosilicicacid”, N. Bhatt, A. Patel, Kin. Cat., 50, 422, (2009)
  47. Undecatungstophospho(aqua)ruthenate(II): One pot synthesis, characterization and non-solvent liquid phase aerobic oxidation of alkenes”, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, Inorg. Chim. Acta., 362, 3976, (2009)
  48. Zirconia supported 12-molybdophosphoric acid: Physico-chemical characterization and non-solvent liquid phase oxidation of styrene”, P. Sharma, A. Patel, Appl. Surf. Sci., 255, 7635, (2009)
  49. Supported 12 – molybdophosphoricacid: Characterization and non solvent liquid phase oxidation of styrene”, P. Sharma, A. Patel, J. Mol. Catal. A Chemical, 299, 37, (2009)
  50. Solvent free liquid phase tert-butylation of m-cresol using a solid acid catalyst comprising H4SiW12O40 and neutral Al2O3”, N. Bhatt, A. Patel, Reac. Kin. Cat. Lett., 95, 281, (2008)
  51. Zirconia Supported Undecatungstophosphate: Synthesis and Characterization of a Bifunctional catalyst”, P. Shringarpure, A. Patel, Dalton Trans., 3953, (2008)
  52. Supported 12-tungstophosphoricacid: An efficient and selective solid acid catalyst for tert-butylation of phenol and cresols”, N. Bhatt, P. Sharma, A. Patel, P. Selvam, Cat. Comm., 9, 1545, (2008)
  53. Cyclohexylation of phenol over a solid acid catalyst comprising 12-tungstophosphoric acid and hydrous zirconia”, N. Bhatt, A. Patel; Ind. J. Chem. Sec. A, 47A, 387, (2008)
  54. Liquid Chelating Ion exchangers: Synthesis Characterization and its Applications in the Recovery of Pb and Hg from Industrial Effluent” N. Vithalani, R.N. Jadeja, A. Patel. DAE-BRNS Biennial Symposium on Emerging Trends in Separation Science and technology, Department of Chemistry, Delhi University, 12-14 Mar, pp 165, (2008)