Dr. H. C. Bajaj

Designation: Emeritus Scientist
Phone No:
Phone Ext. No: 7000
E-Mail: hcbajaj[at]csmcri.res.in

Research Activities

Metal recovery from spent catalyst, Process for precipitated silica, clay modification and Kimberlite value-addition, nanoclay


Kinetics, Catalysis, Inorganic materials and gas storage material

  1. Cyclodextrin assisted intervalence charge transfer in mixed valent [2]rotaxane complex  having metal centers linked by interrupted p-electron system; Atindra D. Shukla, Hari C. Bajaj  and Amitava  Das, Angew. (German edition); 2001, 35, 1453.
  2.   Nanoclays for polymer nanocomposites, paints, inks, greases and cosmetics formulations, drug delivery vehicle and waste water treatment. H. A. Patel, R.  S Somani, H.C. Bajaj and R.V. Jasra, Bulletin of Materials Science 29(2006) 133-145.
  3.  Recovery of palladium from palladium phthalocyanine complex adsorbed on silica, Arvind B. Boricha, Hari C. Bajaj, Pushpito K. Ghosh, &. Raksh V. Jasra; Hydrometallurgy 87 (2007) 140–147
  4.  Optical resolution of racemic tryptophan through non-chiral membranes by ulrafiltration using chiral selector in solution; Kripal Singh & H. C. Bajaj; Ind. J Chem. Tech, 
  5. A simple room temperature synthesis of MCM-41 with enhanced thermal and hydrothermal stability; H. M. Mody, S Kannan, V Manu, H C Bajaj & R. V. Jasra, J. Porous Mat. 15 (2008) 571
  6. Synthesis of Pd and Rh metal nanoparticles in the interlayer space of organically modified Montmorillonite, Hasmukh A. Patel, Hari C. Bajaj and Raksh V. Jasra,  Journal Nanoparticle Research, 10 (2008) 625-632
  7. CoCl2(TPPTS)2 catalyzed by hydroformylation of 1-octene and 1-decene in the resence of surfactants and co-solvents in a biphasic medium, Asif A Dabbawala, D U. Parmar, H C. Bajaj and R V. Jasra,  Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chem. 282 (2008) 99 - 106  

  8. Hydrogen uptake in palladium and ruthenium exchanged zeolite X, K.P. Prasanth, Renjith S. Pillai, Sunil A. Peter, H.C. Bajaj, R.V. Jasra, H.D. Chung, T.H. Kim, S.D. Song Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 466( 2008)  439-446

  9.  Adsorption of hydrogen in nickel and rhodium exchanged zeolite X, K.P. Prasanth, Renjith S. Pillai, H.C. Bajaj, R.V. Jasra, H.D. Chung, T.H. Kim, S.D. Song; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33-2(2008) 735-745

  10. Synthesis of organoclay with controlled particle size and whiteness from chemically treated Indian bentonite' Hasmukh A. Patel, Rajesh S. Somani, Hari C. Bajajand Raksh V. Jasra,   Industrial Engg. Chemical Research 00( 2009)000

  11. Hydrogenation of aromatic compounds over rhodium nanoparticles intercalated montmorillonite in the presence of thiophene Kalpesh B. Sidhpuria, Hasmukh A. Patel, Parimal A. Parikh, Pratap Bahadur, Hari C Bajaj and Raksh V. Jasra, Applied Clay Science, 42 (2009) 386-390 

  12. Synthesis of highly dispersed gold and silver nanoparticles anchored on surfactant intercalated montmorillonite, Hasmukh A. Patel, Hari C. Bajajand Raksh V. Jasra, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 9 (2009) 5946-5952

  13. Rhodium complex of monodentate phosphite as a catalyst for olefins hydroformylation" by Aasif A. Dabbawala, Hari C. Bajaj; J Mol Cat , 302 (2009)97-106 

  14. Sorption of nitrobenzene onto stearyldimethylbenzylammonium-MMT in fixed-bed, Hasmukh A. Patel, Hari C Bajajand Raksh V. Jasra, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 48 ( 2009)1051-1058

  15.  Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polypropylene Nanocomposites using Organically Modified Indian Bentonite, Hasmukh A. Patel, Ghanshyam V. Joshi, Radhay S and Hari C. Bajaj and R V Jasra; Polymer Composites 00 ( 2009) 000

  16. Intercalation and Controlled Release of Vitamin B6 from Montmorillonite-Vitamin B6 Hybrid, Ghanshyam V. Joshi, Hasmukh A. Patel, Hari C. Bajaj and Raksh V. Jasra,  Colloid Polym Sci (2009) 287:1071–1076

  17. KP. Prasanth, H. C. Bajaj, H. D. Chung, K.Y. Choo, T. H. Kim &  R. V. Jasra,  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy; 34 (2009) 888-896

  18. Hydrogen Storage in Transition Metal Modified NaETS-4, K. P. Prasanth, H. C. Bajaj, H. D. Chung, K.Y. Choo, T. H. Kim &  R. V. Jasra, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 480 (2009), pp. 580-586

  19. A study of Montmorillonite intercalated with Vitamin B1 as drug carrier ; Ghanshyam V. Joshi, Hasmukh A. Patel, Hari C. Bajaj and Raksh V. Jasra, Applied Clay Science, 45 (2009) 248–253 

  20. HA  Patel, Hari C. Bajaj and Raksh V. Jasra, International Journal of Pharmaceutics 374 (2009) 53–57

  21. Ionic liquid mediated green synthesis of 4'-(pyridyl)-terpyridines, Sumit V  Jadhav,  Pravin   G   Ingole,  & H C Bajaj, Syn  Letters; 00 (2009) 000

  22. Solvent- Free Microwave Synthesis of Aryloxypropanolamines by Ring Opening of Aryloxy Epoxides," by R I Kureshy, I Ahmad, K Pathak, N. H. Khan, S H R Abdi, H C Bajaj and E Suresh;  Research Letter Organic Chem., Volume 2009, Article ID 109717, 5 pages, doi:10.1155/2009/109717 

  23. Dimeric & Polymeric Chiral Schiff Base Complexes and Supported BINOL Complexes as Potential Recyclable Catalysts in Asymmetric Kinetic Resolution and C–C Bond Formation Reactions S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, V. J. Mayani & H. C. Bajaj, Catal Surv Asia (2009) 13:104–131

  24. Cobalt catalyzed hydroformylation of higher olefins in the presence of chemically modified cyclodextrins; Aasif A. Dabbawala, Jaydeep N Parmar, Raksh V. Jasra, Hari C. Bajaj and Eric Monflier; Catalysis Communications 10 (2009) 1808–1812

  25. Adsorption of Cu2+ on Amino Functionalized Silica Gel with Different Loading; Manu V., Haresh M. Mody, Hari C. Bajaj and Raksh V. Jasra; Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 00(2009) 000

  26. Synthesis, Characterization, DNA Binding and Cleavage studies of Chiral Ru(II) Salen Complexes, N. H. Khan, N. Pandya, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, S. Agrawal, H. C. Bajaj, J. Pandya, A. Gupte, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Volume 74, Issue 1, 15 September 2009, Pages 113-119

  27. Selective Adsorption of Carbon dioxide over Nitrogen on Calcined Synthetic Hectorites with Tailor-made Porosity; Radheshyam R. Pawar, H A. Patel, G Sethia, and H C. Bajaj; App Clay Sci, 46 (2009) 109–113  

  28. Comparative study of enantioseparation of racemic tryptophan by ultrafiltration using BSA-immobilized and BSA-interpenetrating network polysulfone membranes, K. Singh, H.C. Bajaj, P. Ingole and A. Bhattacharya, Separation Science and Technology, 00(2009)00

  29. Montmorillonite-Alginate Nanocomposites as drug delivery carrier for control release of Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B6; Bhavesh Kevadiya, Hasmukh A. Patel, Ghanshyam V. Joshi, and Hari C. Bajaj; Journal of Biomaterials Applications; 00(2009)000

  30. A Solvent Extraction Method for the Purification of Nanoporous Aluminium Terephthalate, MIL-53(Al), for the Enhancement of its Methane Storage capacity at High Pressures; Phani Rallapalli, Dinesh Patil, K. P. Prasanth, Rajesh S. Somani, H. C. Bajaj; J  porous Material, 00( 2009) 000

  31. 1-Hexene Isomerization over Nano-crystalline Zeolite Beta: Effects of Metal and Carrier Gases on Catalytic Performance; Bharat Modhera · Mausumi Chakraborty · Parimal A. Parikh, H C Bajaj; Cat Lett; 00(2009)00