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Dr Upendra Gupta

Dr U N GuptaDr U N Gupta has strong background on catalysis and materials chemistry. Currently, Dr Gupta is working with Cardiff University on industrially important reactions such as selective oxidation of alkenes, decomposition of hydrogen peroxide etc. Prior to Cardiff University, Dr Gupta has worked with DOW Chemical in the area of syngas conversion to valuable chemicals. He has also worked with National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), India. In NCL, Dr Gupta was involved in hydrogen production and purification, alkylation reactions, materials chemistry.


  • PhD in Heterogeneous Catalysis, Cardiff University, Cardiff (UK)
  • M.Tech in Energy Technology, Tezpur University, Assam (India)
  • B.Sc. and M.Sc in Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, Assam (India)

Research Interests:

  • Catalysis
  • Material chemistry
  • Fine & speciality chemicals
  • Hydrogen production and purification
  • Syngas conversion to valuable chemicals

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