Dr. Arvind Kumar

Designation: Principal Scientist
Phone No:
2567039
Phone Ext. No: 7460
E-Mail: arvind[at]csmcri.res.in

Research Activities


Thermodynamic properties of solutions of electrolytes and non electrolytes, ionic liquids and biomaterials


Expertise


Room temperature ionic liquids, Solution Chemistry


List of Publications:

1.Tejwant Singh, Tushar J. Trivedi and Arvind Kumar*, Dissolution, Regeneration and Ion-Gel Formation of Agarose in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids, Green Chemistry, 2010, (submitted for publication)

2.Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Micellar Transitions in the Aqueous Solutions of a Hydrolysis Stable Surfactant Like Ionic Liquid: 1-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Octylsulfate, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2010 (submitted for publication)

3. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Cation-Anion-Water Interactions in Aqueous Solution of Imidazolium Based Ionic Liquids, Chemical Physics, 2010, (submitted for publication)

4. Arvind Kumar,* Jignesh Shukla, Yogesh Dangar, and V. P. Mohandas, Effect of MgCl2 on Solubility of CaSO4·2H2O in Aqueous NaCl System and Physicochemical Solution Properties at 35 oC , Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 2010, (web released)

5. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Volumetric Behaviour of 1-Butyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium Hexafluorophosphate with Ethylene Glycol Derivatives: Application of Prigogine-Flory-Patterson Theory, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2010, (web released)

6. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Temperature Dependence of Physical Properties of Imidazolium Based Ionic Liquids:  Internal Pressure and Molar Refraction, Journal of Solution Chemistry, 2009, 38, 1043-1053.

7. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Effect of Sodium Sulfate on the Gelling Behaviour of Agarose and Water Structure inside the Gel Networks, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2009, 113, 2519-2525.

8. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Non ideal behaviour of room temperature ionic liquid in ethylene glycol derivatives at   (298.15, 308.15, and 318.15) K, Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 2009, 41, 717-723.

9. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Fluorescence Behaviour and Specific Interactions of an Ionic Liquid in Ethylene Glycol Derivatives, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2008, 112, 4079-4086.

10. Arvind Kumar, Estimates of internal pressure and molar refraction of imidazolium based ionic liquids as a function of temperature, Journal of Solution Chemistry, 2008, 37, 203-214.

11. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Static Dielectric Constant of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: Internal Pressure and Cohesive Energy Density Approach, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2008, 112, 12968-12972.

12. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Self aggregation of ionic liquids in aqueous media: a thermodynamic study, Colloids and Surfaces A, 2008, 318, 263-268.

13. Jignesh Shukla, V. P. Mohandas and Arvind Kumar*, Effect of pH on the Solubility of CaSO4·2H2O in Aqueous NaCl solutions and Physicochemical Solution Properties at 35 oC,  Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 2008, 53, 2797-2800.

14. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Physical and Excess properties of a room temperature ionic liquid in n-alkoxyethanols at T = (298.15 to 318.15) K. Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 2008, 40, 417-423.

15. Arvind Kumar*, Tejwant Singh, Ramesh, L. Gardas, Joćo A. P. Coutinho, Non ideal behaviour of a room temperature ionic liquid in mono or poly ethers at   (298.15, 308.15, and 318.15) K , Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 2008, 40, 32-39.

16. Tejwant Singh, and Arvind Kumar*, Aggregation Behaviour of Ionic Liquids in Aqueous Solutions: Effect of Alkyl Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2007, 111, 7843-7851.

17. A. Saxena, V. K. Shahi, and Arvind Kumar*, Thermodynamic study of functionally modified chitosan and its blends in aqueous media, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2007, 135, 21-26.

18. Arvind Kumar,* Rahul Sanghavi, and V. P. Mohandas, Solubilities and densities of CaSO4.2H2O + NaCl + CaCl2 + H2O system at 308.15 K: mean ionic activity coefficients, non ideality and ion-pairing,  Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 2007, 52, 902-905.

19. Arunima Saxena, Arvind Kumar and V. K. Shahi, Preparation and characterization of N-methylene phosphonic and quaternized chitosan composite membranes for electrolyte separations, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2006, 303, 484-493.

20.  Arvind Kumar,* Rahul Sanghavi, and V. P. Mohandas, Experimental Densities, Speeds of Sound, Isentropic compressibilties and Shear Relaxation Times of CaSO4・2H2O + CaCl2 + H2O and CaSO4・2H2O + NaCl + H2O Systems at Temperatures 30 and 35 ◦C, Journal of Solution Chemistry, 2006, 35, 1515-1524.1.   

21. A. Kumar, K. Bartel, D. Nattland, S. Dogel, W. Freyland, Ellipsometric Characterization of Surface Freezing in Ga-Based Alloys, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 2006, 18, 3535-3542.

22. Arvind Kumar,* V. P. Mohandas, Rahul Sanghavi and P. K. Ghosh,Ionic Interactions of Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate in Aqueous Sodium Chloride Solutions: Solubilities, Densities, Viscosities, Electrical Conductivities, and Surface Tensions at 35 C, Journal of Solution Chemistry, 2005, 34, 333-342.

23. Arvind Kumar* and Mukesk Kr. Yadav, 1H NMR studies of aqueous solutions of some n-alkoxyethanols (C1Em, m=1,2,3) or polyethers (C1EmC1, m=1,2,3,4) at 298.15 K Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2005,121, 94-98.

24. Arvind Kumar,* Salt Effects on Volumetric Properties of Some n-Alkoxyethanols (C1Em, m = 1, 2, and 3) in Aqueous Solutions at 298.15 K Journal of Solution Chemistry,2004, 33, 1585-1599.

25.  Arvind Kumar,* V. P. Mohandas, V. R. K. S. Susarla and P. K. Ghosh,  Ionic Interactions of Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate in Aqueous Calcium Chloride Solutions: Solubilities, Densities, Viscosities, and Electrical Conductivities at 30°C  Journal of Solution Chemistry, 2004, 33, 995-1003

26. Arvind Kumar,* V. P. Mohandas, and P. K. Ghosh, Experimental Surface Tensions and Derived Surface Properties of Binary Mixtures of Water + Alkoxyethanols (C1Em, m= 1, 2, 3) and Water + Ethylene Glycol Dimethyl Ether (C1E1C1) at (298.15, 308.15, and 318.15) K J. Chem. Eng. Data 2003, 48, 1318-1322

27. Amalendu Pal, Sanjay Sharma, and Arvind Kumar Speeds of sound and isentropic compressibilities of mixtures containing polyethers and ethyl acetate at the temperature at 298.15 K. Indian J. Pure Appl. Phys. 2000, 38, 174-181.

28. Amalendu Pal, Harsh Kumar, Gurcharan Dass, and Arvind Kumar  Excess Molar volumes and viscosities of mixtures of some alkoxyethanols with dialkyl carbonates at 298.15 K Fluid Phase Equilibria 1999, 166, 245-258.

29. Amalendu   Pal   and   Arvind  Kumar  Speeds   of   sound   and  isentropic compressibilities of triethylene glycol monomethyl ether with n- alkanols at 298.15 K. Acoustics Letters, 1999, 22, 168-175.

30. Amalendu Pal and Arvind Kumar Speeds of sound and isentropic compressibilities of some polyethers with propylene carbonate at 298.15 K. J. Indian J. Pure Appl. Phys., 1999 , 37, 810-817.

31.Amalendu Pal and Arvind Kumar Volumetric properties of (n-alkanol + polyether) systems at 298.15 K. Fluid Phase Equlibria,1999, 161,153-168.

32.  Amalendu Pal and Arvind Kumar Excess molar volumes and viscosities of   binary mixtures of 2-{2-(2-butoxyethoxy)ethoxyethanol with chloroalkanes at 298.15 K. Indian Journal of Chemistry, 1999, 38A,275-279.

33.  Amalendu Pal and Arvind Kumar Excess molar volumes and excess partial molar volumes of triethylene glycol monomethyl ether -n- alcohol mixtures at 250 C. Journal of Solution Chemistry,1999, 28, 153-161.

34. Amalendu Pal, Gurcharan Dass and Arvind Kumar Excess molar volumes, viscosities and refractive indices of tetraethylene glycol dimethyl ether + dimethyl carbonate, + diethyl carbonate, and + propylene carbonate at 298.15 K. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1999, 44,2-5.

35. Amalendu Pal, Gurcharan Dass and Arvind Kumar Excess molar volumes, viscosities and refractive indices of triethylene glycol dimethyl ether with dimethyl carbonate, diethyl carbonate,and propylene carbonate at 298.15 K. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1998,43, 738-741.

36.Amalendu Pal and Arvind Kumar Excess molar volumes, viscosities and refractive indices of diethylene glycol dimethyl ether with dimethyl carbonate, diethyl carbonate,and propylene carbonate at(298.15, 308.15, 318.15) K. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1998,43, 143-147.

37. Amalendu Pal and Arvind Kumar Excess molar volumes and viscosities of binary mixtures of 2-(2-butoxyethoxy)ethanol with chloroalkanes at 298.15 K. Fluid Phase Equlibria, 1998, 143, 241-251.

38. Amalendu Pal and Arvind Kumar Excess molar volumes and ultrasonic speeds of diethylene glycol monomethyl ether -n- alcohol mixtures at 298.15 K. Acoustics Letters,1997,20,203-212.

 

SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED

1. Invited talk on "Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: Physicochemical Characterization, Aggregation and Hydration Characteristics" was delivered at NATIONAL SEMINAR ON EMERGING TRENDS IN CHEMICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH, NSETCSR, SP University, VV Nagar, Gujarat in Jan. 2009.

2. Presentation on "Characterizing solution and gel structure of agarose in the aqueous sodium sulfate solutions" was made 3rd National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical and Biological Systems, Nagpur, Oct. 2008.

3. Invited Talk on Room temperature ionic liquids: Dual Nature and Unique Physical-Chemical Properties was delivered at Department of Chemistry, DAV College, Abohar Panjab on 8-01-2008.

4. Presentation on "Ellipsometric investigations of surface freezing transitions in Gallium based alloys" in the Proceedings of International Seminar,  University of Karlsruhe , Germany, 21st July, 2005

5. Presentation on "Imidazolium based room temperature ionic liquids: unique transitions in internal pressure (Pi)" in National Symposium on modern trends in Chemistry at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, 6-7 October, 2006.

6. Presentation on "Ultrasonic studies of aqueous solutions of CaCl2 and NaCl saturated with CaSO4·2H2O at temperatures 30 and 35 0C" in National Conference on Thermodynamics of Chemical and Biological Systems, Amritsar, India, 28th December,2005

 

7. Presented a research paper at 34th annual convention of chemists , 1997 at University of Delhi. Organised by:  Indian Chemical Society.

8. Presented a research paper at 35th annual convention of chemists , 1998 at Karnatka University, Dharwad. Organised by:  Indian Chemical Society.