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Dr Praveen Kumar Khatri

Technical Officer


Research Interest

  • Development of multifunctional additives for lube applications.
  • Development of task specific ionic liquids as additives and for catalysis.
  • Development of new synthetic methodologies for organic transformation using various catalytic systems.
  • Value addition to refineries stream and petrochemicals
  • Utilization of CO2 as feedstock for high value chemicals

Work Experience

Awards and Honours

  • Qualified CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) and awarded Lectureship, 2005.


  • Process for microwave assisted synthesis of N-methyl pyrrolidone
    P K Khatri, S L Jain, A K Chatterjee and B Sain
    US9090560 B2 (2015)
  • Process for the production of tertiary butyl phenols
    P K Khatri, S L Jain and I K Ghosh
    US 9,434,668 B1 (2016)
  • Composition for the calorimetric detection of water in hydrocarbon fuels and a process
    for the preparation thereof
    P K Khatri, S L Jain, I K Ghosh, U Kumar, A K Chatterjee and M O Garg,
    US 9,638,680 B2 (2017)

Selected Publications

  • Highly efficient microwave assisted synthesis of magnetically separable GO-CoFe2O4 nanocomposite for visible light induced oxidative coupling of benzyl amine
    M S Aathira, P K Khatri and S L Jain
    J. Photoch. Photobio A 2020, 400, 112697
  • Guanidine based amino acid derived task specific ionic liquids as noncorrosive lubricant additive for tribological performance
    M S Aathira, P K Khatri, R C Saxena and S L Jain  
    Journal of Molecular Liquids 2020, 313, 113527
  • Synthesis and tribological behavior of fatty acid constituted tetramethylguanidinium (TMG) ionic liquids for a steel/steel contact
    P K Khatri, M S Aathira, G D Thakre and S L Jain 
    Material Science & Engineering C, 2018, 244, 219-225
  • A novel series of cyclophosphazene derivatives containing imidazolium ionic liquids with variable alkyl groups and their physicochemical properties
    M S Aathira, P K Khatri and S L Jain
    Journal of Molecular Liquids 2019, 295, 111722
  • Grafting of Rhenium-oxo complex to Schiff base functionalized graphene oxide: an efficient catalyst for the oxidation of amines
    P K Khatri, S Choudhary, R Singh, S L Jain and O P Khatri
    Dalton Transactions, 2014, 43, 8054
  • Tribological performance evaluation of task specific ionic liquids derived from Amino Acids
    P K Khatri, G D Thakre and S L Jain
    Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2013, 52, 15829-15837
  • Halogen-free ammonium–organoborate ionic liquids as lubricating additives: the effect of alkyl chain lengths on the tribological performance
    P K Khatri, C Joshi, G D Thakre and S L Jain
    New J. Chem. 2016, 40, 5294-5299
  • Synthesis and evaluation of bio-compatible cholinium amino acid ionic liquids for lubrication applications
    M S Aathira, P K Khatri and S L Jain
    J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 2018, 64, 420-429
  • Cyclotriphosphazene grafted silica: a novel support for immobilizing the oxo-vanadium Schiff base moieties for hydroxylation of benzene
    P K Khatri, B Singh, S L Jain, B Sain and A K Sinha
    Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 1610-1612
  • Polymer impregnated sulfonated carbon composite solid acid catalyst for alkylation of phenol with methyl-tert-butyl ether
    P K Khatri, M Manchanda, I K Ghosh and S L Jain
    RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 3286-3290
  • Multiple active motifs grafted on cyclotriphosphazene core: a novel catalyst for the chemical activation of carbon dioxide
    P K Khatri, S L Jain and K T Lim
    Tet. Lett. 2013, 54, 6648-6650
  • High performance multifunctional fuel additives derived from renewable fatty acids and phosphazene
    P K Khatri, M Aila, R. K. Singh, S. L. Jain
    J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 2017, 94, 1111-1119
  • Synthesis and tribological behavior of fatty acid constituted tetramethylguanidinium (TMG) ionic liquids for a steel/steel contact
    P K Khatri, G D Thakre and S L Jain
    Material Sci. Eng. C. 2018, 244, 219-225
  • Amino acid derived ionic liquid supported iron Schiff base catalyzed greener approach for the aerobic oxidation of amines to nitriles
    M Varyani, P K Khatri and S L Jain
    Tet. Lett. 2016, 57, 723-727
  • Sulfonated polymer impregnated carbon composite as a solid acid catalyst for the selective synthesis of furfural from xylose
    P K Khatri, N Karanwal, S Kaul and S L Jain
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 1203-1206

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