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Hamsa Priya Mohana Sundaram

HMPS
Assistant Professor
Ph. D., The Ohio State University
M.E., Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
B.Tech., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
Office: BT 103
Tel: +91-44-2257-4132
Email: hamsa@iitm·ac·in
Lab: BT (Website)

Research Interests

  • Bio-molecular simulations
  • Multi-scale modeling
  • Protein folding and stability
  • Peptide self assembly for therapeutics
  • Protein solubility and aggregation
  • Protein hydration
  • Protein-protein and protein-(co) solvent interactions

Publications

  • M. HamsaPriya, S. Merchant, D. Asthagiri, M. E. Paulaitis. “Quasi-chemical theory of cosolvent hydrophobic preferential interactions”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116, 6506-6513, 2012

  • M. HamsaPriya, L. R. Pratt, M. E. Paulaitis. “Effect of PEG end-group hydrophobicity on lysozyme interactions in solution characterized by light scattering”, Langmuir, 27, 13713-13718, 2011

  • M. HamsaPriya, H. S. Ashbaugh, M. E. Paulaitis. “Cosolvent preferential molecular interactions in aqueous solutions”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 115, 13633-13642, 2011

  • M. HamsaPriya, J. K. Shah, D. Asthagiri, M. E. Paulaitis. “Distinguishing thermodynamic and kinetic views of the preferential hydration of protein surfaces”, Biophysical Journal, 95, 2219-2225, 2008

  • M. H. Priya, G. Madras. “Kinetics of photocatalytic degradation of phenols with multiple substituent groups”, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A – Chemistry, 179, 256-262, 2006

  • M. H. Priya, G. Madras. “Photocatalytic degradation of nitrobenzenes with combustion synthesized nano-TiO2”, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A – Chemistry, 178, 1-7, 2006

  • M. H. Priya, G. Madras. “Kinetics of TiO2-catalyzed ultrasonic degradation of rhodamine dyes”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, 913-921, 2006

  • M. H. Priya, G. Madras. “Kinetics of photocatalytic degradation of chlorophenol, nitrophenol and their mixtures”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, 482-486, 2006

  • B. Muktha, M. H. Priya, G. Madras. “Synthesis, structure, and photocatalysis in a new structural variant of the Aurivillius phase: LiBi4M3O14 (M = Nb, Ta)”,Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 11442-11449, 2005

  • G. Sivalingam, M. H. Priya, G. Madras. “Kinetics of the photodegration of substituted phenols by solution combustion synthesized TiO2”, Applied catalysis B – Environmental, 51, 67-76, 2004

 Honours and Awards

  • Royal Society of Chemistry Travel Award to attend Faraday Discussion 141:
    Water – From Interfaces to the Bulk in Edinburgh 2008
  • Inducted into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 2008
  • Graduate Fellowship, Institute for MultiscaleModeling of Biological
    Interactions, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 2006 – 2008
  • University Fellowship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 2005 – 2006
  • Kuloor Memorial Award for Best Graduate Student, IISc, Bangalore 2005
  • Young Engineers Fellowship, IISc, Bangalore 2003
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Gold Medal for Best
    Undergraduate Student in Chemical Engineering 2003
  • Padmasri. Dr. B. V. Raju Gold Medal for Topping in Chemical Engineering
    among thousands of students in the state of Andhra Pradesh 2003

Education

  • PhD Chemical Engineering 2005 – 2011
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • M. E. Chemical Engineering 2003 – 2005
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • B. Tech. Chemical Engineering 1999 – 2003
    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad