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Santhosh Kotni

Santhosh Kotni

Manager - Catalysis, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), India
Dr. Kotni Santhosh has received Ph.D in Chemistry (2013) from University of Hyderabad, India and subsequently moved to Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel for a post-doctoral position in Prof. Gilad Haran group (2013-2015). His research interests are catalysis, ionic liquids, semiconductor nanomaterials, single molecule spectroscopy and nanoplasmonics. To his credit, he has published research articles in international journals including Nature Communications. He also served the Senior Scientist position at Nanotechnology Division of Saveer Bio-Tech Greater Noida, and subsequently joined Hindustan Petroleum Green R&D Center (HPGRDC) in Feb, 2016. At HPGRDC, he has been working on catalysts development for refinery processes along with research focus on exploring alternative energy fuels.