J. Madhusudhan Naik

PhD Student
University of Zurich
Department of Chemistry B
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

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Ph.D. - Chemistry
University of Zurich (Switzerland) (2017 - ongoing)

M.Sc. - Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune (2014 - 2016)

B.Sc. - Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune (2010 - 2014)


Current Research Field

Solar thermochemical CO2 and H2O splitting; Ceria and perovskite-type oxides; Solid-state chemistry 



  • Naik, J. M.; Ritter, C.; Bulfin, B.; Steinfeld, A.; Erni, R.; Patzke, G. R. Reversible Phase Transformations in Novel Ce‐Substituted Perovskite Oxide Composites for Solar Thermochemical Redox Splitting of CO2. Adv. Energy Mater. 2021, 2003532, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202003532

  • Bulfin, B.; Vieten, J.; Richter, S.; Naik, J. M.; Patzke, G. R.; Roeb, M.; Sattler, C.; Steinfeld, A. Isothermal relaxation kinetics for the reduction and oxidation of SrFeO3 based perovskites. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2020, 22, 2466–2474, DOI:  10.1039/c9cp05771d

  • Jacot, R.; Naik, J. M.; Moré, R.; Michalsky, R.; Steinfeld, A.;Patzke, G. R. Reactive stability of promising scalable doped ceria materials for thermochemical two-step CO2 dissociation. J. Mater. Chem. A 2018, 6, 5807–5816, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA10966K

  • Gnanakumar, E. S.; Naik, J. M.; Manikandan, M.; Raja, T.; Gopinath, C. S. Role of Nanointerfaces in Cu- and Cu+Au-Based Near-Ambient-Temperature CO Oxidation Catalysts. ChemCatChem 2014, 6, 3116–3124, DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201402581