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Biography

Dr. Lakshi Saikia

Materials Science Division

CSIR- North East Institute of Science and Technology, India


Email: l.saikia@gmail.com


Qualifications

2008 Ph.D., Pune University, India, Chemistry

2002 M.Sc., Gauhati University, India, Chemistry


Publications (selected)

  1. Efficient clay supported Nio nanoparticles as heterogeneous catalyst for solvent-free synthesis of Hantzsch polyhydroquinoline. L. Saikia, D. Dutta and D. K. Dutta, 19, 1-4, (2012).
  2. Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Nio-acid Activated Montmorillonite Nanoparticles. D. Dutta, B.J.Bora, L.Saikia, M. G. Pathak, P. Sengupta and D.K.Dutta Applied Clay Science, 53, 650-656, (2011).
  3. Regiospecific Oxyhalogenation of Aromatics Over SBA-15 Supported nanoparticle Group IV–VI Metal Oxides, L. Saikia, M. Rajesh, D. Srinivas and P Ratnasamy Catalysis Letters, 137, 190-201, (2010).
  4. Ultrasound-Triggered Release of Ibuprofen from a Chitosan-Mesoporous Silica Composite - a novel approach for controlled drug release. D. Depan, L.Saikia,and R. P. Singh, Macromolecular Symposia, 287, 80-88, (2010) [Most access article in May 2011 of this journal].
  5. Redox and Selective Oxidation properties of Mn Complexes grafted on SBA-15. L. Saikia, D.Srinivas. Catalysis Today, 141 (1-2), 66-71 (2009).
  6. Active sites in vanadia/titania catalysts for selective aerial oxidation of β-picoline to nicotinic acid. Srinivas, D., lderich, W.F., Kujath, S., Valkenberg, M.H., Raja, T., Saikia, L., Hinze, R., Ramaswamy, V, Journal of Catalysis 259, 165-173 (2008).
  7. Funtionalized SBA-15 and its Catalytic Applications in Selective Organic transformation D.Srinivas and L. Saikia, Catalysis Survey from Asia 12, 114-130 (2008).
  8. Double Metal Cyanide an efficient catalyst for the synthesis of β-amino alcohols under solvent free conditions. L.Saikia, J.K. Satyarthi, R. Gonnade, D.Srinivas P.Ratnasamy. Catalysis Letters, 123, 24-31 (2008).
  9. Comparative catalytic activity of Mn(Salen) complexes grafted on SBA-15 functionalized with amine, thiol and sulfonic acid groups for selective aerial oxidation of limonene. L. Saikia, D. Srinivas, Paul RatnasamyMicroporous and Mesoporous Materials 104, 225-235 (2007).
  10. Regio- and stereoselective synthesis of β-amino alcohols over titanosilicate molecular sieves. J.K.Satyarthi, L. Saikia, D.Srinivas, P. Ratnasamy,Applied Catalysis A: General 330, 145-151 (2007).
  11. Activation and reactivity of Epoxides on Solid Acid Catalysts.L. Saikia, J.K. Satyarthi, D.Srinivas and Paul Ratnasamy.Journal of Catalysis, 252, 148-160 (2007).[Top 25 Hottest Article in January-March 2008].
  12. Chemo-, regio and stereoselective aerial oxidation of Limonene to endo-1,2- epoxide Mn(Salen)-sulphonated SBA-15. L. Saikia, D. Srinivas, Paul RatnasamyApplied Catalysis A: General 309, 144–154 (2006).
  13. Synthesis, characterization and catalytic properties of a novel large pore aluminosilicate molecular sieve Narayanan V and L. Saikia, J.Ultra. Sci. Phy. Sci., 18, 215 (2006).
  14. Synthesis and characterization of a novel small pore aluminophosphate molecular sieves from hexamethyleneimine template at atmospheric pressure. Narayanan V and L. Saikia, Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India, 5, 139-145 (2006).