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Dr. Anil Banerjee - Columbus State University

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Columbus State University

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Anil Banerjee


Chemistry, Department of

Education and Certifications

ED.S. Secondary Science Education, Columbus State University
Post-Doc in Chemistry and Science Education, University of Iowa, USA
PhD in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Master of Science in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with honors, University of Calcutta, India


I teach general chemistry, Foundations of physical chemistry, Advanced Physical Chemistry selected topics in chemistry (Industrial Chemistry, Renewable Energy, materials Chemistry), Catalysis. I directed two study abroad India programs in chemistry in 2014 and 2015.  I mentor several undergraduate and graduate students for research in chemistry in the areas of heterogeneous catalysis. I also directed seven federal Teacher Quality grants for professional development of science teachers in Southwest Georgia (2006-2016).

Academic Areas

Research Areas:
Heterogeneous catalysis; catalytic combustion of methane; catalyst-solid interactions

Current Research Projects:
Area: Heterogeneous catalysis/ environmental catalysis/Process development/Materials Chemistry
Project 1: Catalytic combustion of methane over PdO-PdOx/y-Al2O3 catalysts
Project 2: Particle Size and PdO-Support Interactions in PdO/CeO2- 𝛄 Al2O3 Catalysts and Effect on Methane Combustion
Project 3: Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials and nanocatalysts
Project 4: Catalyst-support interactions in methane oxidation

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