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Dr. Mudit Dixit

Assistant Professor


Address: Room No. C-230
                  Department of Chemistry
                  BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus
                  Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet Mandal 

Email: (official)


Phone: 040-66303-793


Mobile: 78147XXX85


Professional Career 


Current Academic Appointment:
Assistant ProfessorBITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad (Jan 2022 - till date)
Research Experience: 

 (1) Postdoctoral Researcher, Univerity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA (Jan 2017–March 2019).  - Dehydrogenation of alkanes on metals oxides, CO2 reduction on metal carbides, and design of new catalysts for methane activation. (Supervisor – Prof. Giannis Mpourmpakis)


 (2) Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel (Dec 2013- Dec 2016). - Design and investigation of cathode materials for Li-ion batteries, and Enzyme Catalysis using ab-initio (First-principles), DFT, and Molecular Dynamics simulations. (Supervisor – Prof. Dan Thomas Major)


Teaching Experience:


  (1) Research-Intensive Faculty (Assistant Professor), Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, India (2019-2021).



Ph. D. CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India.  (2008-2013, defended in Feb 2015)  - Ab-initio investigations of hydrogen storage materials. (Supervisor –Prof. Sourav Pal)


M. Sc.  Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry, India. (2008) - Computational study of ring-currents in aromatic molecules. (Supervisor – Prof. M.M. Balakrishna Rajan)


B. Sc. M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India (2006)


Awards, Honors, and Academic Accomplishments


(1) Planning and Budgeting Committee (PBC) Postdoctoral fellowship, Israel. A fellowship program for outstanding postdoctoral researchers from India and China

(2) Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) Startup Proposal Award, National Science Foundation (NSF), "Insights into CO2 Reduction over Transition Metal Carbide Catalysts" was selected and awarded 50000 core hours, Role: PI, peer-reviewed


(3) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), India. Awarded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India.


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