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Dr. Nikhil Aggarwal

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry


Dr. Nikhil Aggarwal has obtained his Ph.D in Physical Chemistry from Department of IIT Madras. His research interest involves Spectroscopic and Computational analysis of Supramolecular aggregates towards applications in OLED, OPV, NLO etc. based devices. He is associated with SBSR since 2017 as the Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry.

  • 2 year as Teaching Assistant (IIT Madras) and 1 year at Sharda University 
  • Ph.D in Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2017)
  • M.Sc, Physical Chemistry from University of Delhi.
  • B.Sc.(H), Chemistry from University of Delhi
Award & Recognition

  • Qualified the CSIR-UGC Test held in December, 2011 for JRF-NET in Chemical Sciences with AIR = 223


  • Aggarwal, N.; Patnaik, A., A New Class of Nitroanilinic Dimer, the PNA O−Dimer Electronic Structure and Emission Characteristics of O−Dimeric Aggregates. J. Phys. Chem. A 2015119, 8388−8399. (H-index = 186, I. F. 2.883,  American Chemical Society(Cover page)
  • Aggarwal, N.; Patnaik, A., Unusual Nonemissive Behaviour of Rubrene J-Aggregates A Rare Violation. J. Phys. Chem. B 2017, 121, 3190 − 3201. (H-index = 314, I. F. = 3.187, American Chemical Society
  • Carbon Nanosheets by Morphology‐Retained Carbonization of Two‐Dimensional Assembled Anisotropic Carbon Nanorings, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 9679-9683. ((H-index = 459, I.F. = 12.20, John Wiley and Sons)
  • Aggarwal, N.; Patnaik, A., J-Aggregates of Tetracenes Atypical Deviation from Aggregation Induced Enhanced Emission. (Accepted Manuscript, J. Chem. Sci., 2018 )

Area of Interest

  • Nanoscience
  • Spectroscopy
  • Computational Chemistry