Research Interests

​My research is focused on the synthesis of porous polymers, especially; Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for the applications in; gas separation, filtration and in ionic transport.


Selected Publications

  • Soluble Polybenzimidazoles with Intrinsic Porosity: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Processability
    Vikas Kumar, Shyambo Chatterjee, Pragati Sharma, Suman Chakrabarty, Chilukuri V. Avadhani ...
    Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 56, 10461057, (2018)
  • Lithium Speciation in the LiPF6/PC Electrolyte Studied by Two-Dimensional Heteronuclear Overhauser Enhancement and ...
    Vikas Kumar, R. Ravikanth Reddy, B. V. N. Phani Kumar, Chilukuri V. Avadhani, Subramanian ...
    J. Phys. Chem., DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11599, (2019)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D., Chemistry, AcSIR, National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, India, 2018
  • M.Sc., University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 2011
  • B.Sc., University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 2009