Research Interests

Worked on Industrial project for ethane and propane oxidative dehydrogenation using modified titania, catalysis by SOMC grafting technique, Zeolite acidity characterization

nanoparticle synthesis by green chemistry protocol, catalysis by nanoparticles, organic synthesis

Selected Publications

  • Ultrasound assisted additive free synthesis of nanocrystalline zinc oxide
    K.D. Bhatte , S. Fujita , M. Arai , A. B. Pandit , B.M. Bhanage
    Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 18 (1), 54-58, (2011)
  • Palladium-catalyzed carbon-monoxide-free aminocarbonylation of aryl halides using N-substituted formamides as an am...
    D. N. Sawant, Y. S. Wagh, K. D. Bhatte, and B. M. Bhanage
    Journal of Organic Chemistry, 76 (13), 5489-5494 , (2011)
  • Nanosize Co3O4 as a novel, robust, efficient and recyclable catalyst for A3-coupling reaction of propargylamines
    K. D. Bhatte, D. N. Sawant, K. M. Deshmukh, B. M. Bhanage
    Catalysis Communications, 16 (1), 114-119, (2011)

Education Profile

  • B. Sc., Chemistry, Mumbai University, Mumbai, India, 2005
  • M. Sc., Chemistry, , Mumbai University, Mumbai, India, 2007
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai India, 2008-2012

Professional Profile

  • June 07- March 2008- Jr Researcher at R&D ,IPCA LABS, Mumbai
  • February 2013-Present: Postdoctoral fellow at Prof. Jean M. Basset group, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)