Dr. rer. nat.

Kavita Gupta

Dr. Kavita Gupta
Lehrstuhl für Heterogene Katalyse und Technische Chemie


Building: Sammelbau Chemie

Room: 38C 330

Worringerweg 2

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 26595
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22177


  • Synthesis and Characterization of Metal-Catalysts
  • Catalytic Hydrogenation/Hydrogenolysis of Sugars, Sugar alcohols, and Furans to Value-Added Chemicals


K. Gupta, R. K. Rai, S. K. Singh, Metal catalysts for Efficient Transformation of Biomass derived HMF and Furfural to Value Added Chemicals: Recent Progress, ChemCatChem, 2018, 10, 2326-2349.

K. Gupta, D. Tyagi, A. D. Dwivedi, S. M. Mobin, S. K. Singh, Catalytic transformation of bio-derived furans to valuable ketoacids and diketones by water-soluble ruthenium catalysts, Green Chem., 2015, 17, 4618-4627.

K. Gupta, R. K. Rai, A. D. Dwivedi, S. K. Singh, Catalytic Aerial Oxidation of Biomass-Derived Furans to Furan Carboxylic Acids in Water over Bimetallic Nickel-Palladium Alloy Nanoparticles, ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 2760-2767.

K. Gupta, R. K. Rai, S. K. Singh, Catalytic aerial oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furfural to furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid over Ni-Pd nanoparticles supported on Mg(OH)2 nanoflakes for the synthesis of furan diesters, Inorg. Chem. Front. 2017, 4, 871-880.

K. Gupta, S. K. Singh, Room temperature total hydrogenation of biomass-derived furans and furan/acetone aldol adducts over Ni-Pd alloy catalyst, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2018, 6, 4793-4800.

D. Dwivedi, K. Gupta, D. Tyagi, R. K. Rai, S. M. Mobin, S. K. Singh, Ruthenium-formic acid tandem catalytic transformation of bioderived furans to levulinic acid and diketones in water, ChemCatChem, 2015, 7, 4050-4058.

R. K. Rai, K. Gupta, S. Behrens, J. Li, Q. Xu, S. K. Singh, Highly active bimetallic Ni-Pd alloy nanoparticles catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura reactions, ChemCatChem, 2015, 7, 1806-1812.

R. K. Rai, K. Gupta, D. Tyagi, A. Mahata, S. Behrens, X. Yang, Q. Xu, B. Pathak, S. K. Singh, Access to highly active Ni-Pd bimetallic nanoparticle catalysts for C-C coupling reactions, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 5567-5579.

D. Tyagi, C. Binnani, R. K. Rai, A. D. Dwivedi, K. Gupta, P.-Z. Li, Y. Zhao, S. K. Singh, Ruthenium catalysed oxidative homocoupling of arylboronic acids in water: Ligand tuned reactivity and mechanistic study, Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 6332-6343.

R. K. Rai, D. Tyagi, K. Gupta, S. K. Singh, Activated nanostructured bimetallic catalysts for C-C coupling reactions: Recent progress, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 3341-3361.

D. Dwivedi, R. K. Rai, K. Gupta, S. K. Singh, Catalytic Hydrogenation of Arenes in Water Over In Situ Generated Ruthenium Nanoparticles Immobilized on Carbon ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 1930-1938.