Shravan Acharya

Conferral of PhD

7th of June 2017: Shravan has been awarded a PhD in recognition of his work on small molecule activation. Congratulations, Shravan!


10th of March, 2017: Shravan has submitted his thesis! We wish him all the best in his future career!


Shravan Acharya holds a B. Sc. from Bangalore University and an MSc from the National Institute of Technology in Karnataka, India (NITK). After spending two years as a research assistant at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, he commenced his PhD at Monash University in January 2014.

His research interests include the transition metal mediated activation of small molecules — such as H2, N2 and CO2 — by chemical and electrochemical methods as well as the study of geochemically relevant materials for carbon sequestration and activation.

Shravan has done his PhD working in joint co-supervision with Bjørn Winther-Jensen and Leone Spiccia. Shravan submitted his PhD thesis on the 10th of March 2017.



2. Acharya, Shravan S.; Eastone, Christopher D.; McCoy, Thomas M.; Spiccia, Leone; Ohlin, C. André; Winther-Jensen, Bjorn, “Diverse composites of metal-complexes and PEDOT facilitated by metal-free vapour phase polymerization”, React. Func. Polymers. Accepted. Link.

1. Acharya, Shravan S.; Winther-Jensen, Bjorn; Spiccia, Leone; Ohlin, C. André;, “Rates of water exchange in 2,2′-bipyridine and 1,10-phenanthroline complexes of Co(II) and Mn(II)”, Aust. J. Chem.. Accepted. Link.