National Center for Combustion Research and Development

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Faculty
Dr. Rajakumar B
DESIGNATION

Assistant Professor Dept of Chemistry, IITM

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST

Gas phase chemical kinetics, climate change, Global warming, Atmospheric chemistry, Experimental studies using Cavity Ring Down Spectroscopy and Laser Induced Fluerescence

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. “Thermal decomposition of 2-haloethanols: a single pulse shock tube study” B.Rajakumar, K. P. J. Reddy, E. Arunan. 8th International workshop on Shock Tube Technology, Bangalore, India 11-14th September 2002.
  2. “Kinetics of the reaction of OH radical with n-propanol and iso-propanol in the temperature range of 235-375K”; B.Rajakumar, David C. McCabe, Ranajit K. Talukdar, A. R. Ravishankara, Presented in 228th ACS National Meeting, August 22-26, 2004. Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.
  3. Temperature dependent rate coefficients for removal of OH (v=1) by acetone and benzene, David C. McCabe, B.Rajakumar, I. W. M. Smith, A. R. Ravishankara, Presented in 228th ACS National Meeting, August 22-26, 2004 Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.
  4. “Temperature dependent Rate Coefficients for the Removal of OH (v=1) by several species. David C. McCabe, B.Rajakumar, I. W. M. Smith, A. R. Ravishankara, Presented in the 18th International Symposium on Gas Kinetics, Bristol, UK, 2004.
  5. Characterization of the visible absorption spectrum of acetyl radical, CH3CHO, using Cavity Ring Down Spectroscopy”. B.Rajakumar, T. Gierczak, J. Flad, A. R. Ravishankara, J. B. Burkholder. Presented in 19th International Symposium on Gas Kinetics, Orleans, France, July 22-27, 2006.



PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

  • Post Doctoral Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Co-operative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, U. S. A, 2003 -2006 

AFFILIATIONS

  • IIT Madras,
  • National Centre for Combustion Research And Development.