A Constituent Unit of NCERT, New Delhi

Under Ministry of Education, Govt. of India


Personal Information

Name Dr. Chinthakuntla Mahendar
Designation Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Qualification M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry) & PhD in Materials Science
Email mahendar040@gmail.com
Phone No. +91 9573347032
Specialization  Organic Chemistry &Polymer Chemistry Soft Materials/Metallogels


Ph. D. / M.Phil. Program: Nill
Post-Graduation: Nill
Graduation: Polymer Chemistry & Organic Chemistry (Assistant Professor, SNIST, Hyderabad from Jan 2023 to Oct 2023)


Area of Research: Conductive Metallogels


1. Chinthakuntla Mahendar, Yeeshu Kumar, Manish Kumar Dixit, Moupia Mukherjee, Abul Kalam and Mrigendra Dubey*, Conductive Zn(II)-metallohydrogels: the role of alkali metal cation size in gelation, rheology & conductance, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, 2021, 6, 651-661 (DOI:10.1039/D1ME00042J)
2. Chinthakuntla Mahendar, Manish Kumar Dixit, Yeeshu Kumar and Mrigendra Dubey*, D-(+)-Glucose-triggered metallogel to metallogel transition, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2020, 8, 11008-11012 (DOI:10.1039/D0TC02877K) (I. F: 8.067)
3. Chinthakuntla Mahendar, Yeeshu Kumar, Manish Kumar Dixit and Mrigendra Dubey*, An Li+-enriched Co2+-induced metallogel: a study on thixotropic rheological behavior and conductance, Soft Matter, 2020, 16, 3436-3442 (DOI:10.1039/C9SM02544H) (I. F: 4.046)
4. Yeeshu Kumar, Chinthakuntla Mahendar, Abul Kalam and Mrigendra Dubey*, Li+-Zn2+ tailored nanostructured metallohydrogel based mixed ionic-electronic conductor, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2021, 5, 1708-1713 (DOI:10.1039/D0SE01821J) (I. F: 6.813)
5. Manish Kumar Dixit, Deborah Chery, Chinthakuntla Mahendar, Christophe Bucher and Mrigendra Dubey*, Nanofabrication of Au nano particles over conductive metallohydrogel, nanofibers for nanocatalysis application, Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 2020, 7, 991-1002 (DOI:10.1039/C9QI01514K) (I.F: 7.779)
6. Jay Shukla, Yeeshu Kumar, Manish K Dixit, Chinthakuntla Mahendar, Vinay K Sharma, Abul Kalam and Mrigendra Dubey*, Investigation of mechanism behind conductive fluorescent and multi-stimuli responsive Li+- enriched metallogel formation, Chemistry–An Asian Journal, 2020, 11, 19, 3020-3028 (DOI:10.1002/asia.202000630) (I. F: 4.839)
7. Manish Kumar Dixit, Chinthakuntla Mahendar and Mrigendra Dubey*, Cd2+-induced Fluorescent Metallogel: A case of CHEF and ACQ phenomenon, Chemistry–An Asian Journal, 2022, 17, 13, e201900559 (DOI:10.1002/asia.201900559) (I. F: 4.839)
8. Manish Kumar Dixit, Yeeshu Kumar, Jay Shukla, Chinthakuntla Mahendar and Mrigendra Dubey*, Bis (Acylhydrazone)-based Bola amphiphiles: Effect of spacer length on metalloorganogel formation, fluorescence and Conductance Properties, ChemPlusChem, 2022, 87, 6, e201900589 (DOI:10.1002/cplu.201900589) (I.F: 3.210)
9. Yeeshu Kumar, Shardeshu Pandey, Saksham Yashpal, Chinthakuntla Mahendar, Vinay Kumar Pandey, Abul Kalam, Mrigendra Dubey*, Corrosion protection ability of hydrophobic zinc based coordination polymers on mild steel surface, Journal of Coatings Technology and Research,2023, 20, 1145–1155 (DOI: 10.1007/s11998-022-00734-7) (I.F:2.3)

Seminars / Conferences / Symposium / Workshop:

1. Advanced course on Fundamentals of Corrosion Science and Technology, IIT Indore, 2020
2. Poster presentation on “Multi stimuli responsive metallogels” Indo-French workshop, IIT Indore, 2018







Other Information


Student Member (652465): The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
Student Member (31389143):American Chemical Society, USA

Honor and Awards

Awarded Junior Research Fellowship by the University Grand Commission, New Delhi, India. w.e.f. December, 2016