Amitava Choudhury

Associate Professor of Chemistry

337 Schrenk Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409-0010
(573) 341-6332

Indian Institute of Science, Ph.D., 2003.

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Inorganic, solid state, and materials chemistry.

Research Interests
  • Lithium and Sodium-ion battery
  • Complex chalcogenides for thermoelectric applications 
  • Chalcogenide-based magnetic semiconductor
  • Porous solids



  1. Hooman Yaghoobnejad Asl, Patrick Stanley, Kartik Ghosh, and Amitava Choudhury, “Iron Borophosphate as a Potential cathode for Lithium- and Sodium-ion Batteries” Chem. Mater. 2015, 27(20), 7058 – 7069.

  2. Hooman Yaghoobnejad Asl and Amitava Choudhury, “Phosphite as Polyanion-Based Cathode for Li-Ion Battery: Synthesis, Structure, and Electrochemistry of LiFe(HPO3)2Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54(13), 6566 – 6572.

  3. Hooman Yaghoobnejad Asl, Kartik Ghosh, Melissa P. Vidal Meza and Amitava Choudhury, “Li3Fe2(HPO3)3Cl: an electroactive iron phosphite as a new polyanionic cathode material for Li-ion battery” J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 7488 – 7497.

  4. Amitava Choudhury, K. Ghosh, F. Grandjean, G. J. Long, Peter K. Dorhout, “Structural, optical, and magnetic properties of Na8Eu2(Si2S6)2 and Na8Eu2(Ge2S6)2: Europium(II) quaternary chalcogenides that contain an ethane-like (Si2S6)6− or (Ge2S6)6− moiety” J. Solid State Chem. 2015, 226, 74 – 80.

  5. Amitava Choudhury and Peter K. Dorhout, “Alkali-Metal Thiogermanates: Sodium Channels and Variations on the La3CuSiS7 Structure Type” Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 1055 – 1065. (Invited article, John Corbett Special issue)

  6. Hooman Yaghoobnejad Asl and Amitava Choudhury, “Phosphorous acid route synthesis of iron tavorite phases, LiFePO4(OH)xF1−x [0 ≤ x ≤ 1] and comparative study of their electrochemical activities” RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 37691-37700.

  7. Amitava Choudhury, Fernande Grandjean, Gary J. Long, and Peter K. Dorhout, “Na1.515EuGeS4, a Three-Dimensional Crystalline Assembly of Empty Nano-tubules Constructed with Europium(II/III) Mixed Valence Ions”, Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 11779-11786.