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Dr. Ambrish Kumar Srivastava

Asst. Professor, Department of Physics
1 MScPhysics (Electronics)University of Lucknow2010
2 GATEPhysics (All India Rank 132)Ministry of Human Resource and Development, GoI2011
3 JRFPhysical Science (All India Rank 18)Council of Scientific and Industrial Research2011
4 PhDComputational Materials ScienceUniversity of Lucknow2017
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Atomic Clusters and Superatoms
  • Biophysics
S.NO.DesignationCollege/InstituteFromToTotal Exp.
1 National Post Doctoral Fellow (N-PDF)DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur01/05/2017 01/09/2017 4 Months
2 Assistant ProfessorVeer Kunwar Singh University, Ara01/09/2017 01/07/2018 10 Months
3 Assistant ProfessorDDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur02/07/2018 29/09/2022 (Till) 4 Years 2 Months
S.NO.YearTitle of the professional development ProgrammeDate and Duration (from – to)
1 2020Managing Online Classes and Co-Creating MOOCs Organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi20/04/2020 - 06/05/2020
2 2020117th Orientation Programme Organized by UGC-HRD Centre, DDU Gorakhpur University04/01/2020 - 24/01/2020


UG Experience: 2 Year(s)
  • Mechanics
  • B.Sc. 2nd Laboratory

PG Experience: 3 Year(s)
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Statistical Physics
  • Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
  • Biophysics II


Total Research Experience: 3 Years 4 Months
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Atomic Clusters and Superatoms
  • Biophysics
1 Single- and double-electron reductions of CO2 by using superalkalis: An ab initio study. Srivastava, A. K. Int. J. Quantum Chem. 2018, 118, e25598.
2 Organic superalkalis with closed-shell structure and aromaticity. Srivastava, A. K. Mol. Phys. 2018, 116, 1642.
3 Reduction of nitrogen oxides (NOx) by superalkalis. Srivastava, A. K. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2018, 695, 205.
4 Design of the NnH3n+1+ series of ‘‘non-metallic’’ superalkali cations. Srivastava, A.K. New J. Chem. 2019, 43, 4959
5 OxH2x+1+ clusters: A new series of non-metallic superalkali cations by trapping H3O+ into water. Srivastava, A. K. J. Mol. Graphics Model. 2019, 88, 292
6 Ab initio investigations on non-metallic chain-shaped FnHn+1+ series of superalkali cations. Srivastava, A. K. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2019, 721, 7-11.
7 CO2-activation and enhanced capture by C6Li6: A density functional approach. Srivastava, A. K. Int. J. Quantum Chem. 2019, 119, e25904
8 BHx+ (x=1–6) clusters: In the quest for superalkali cation with B-core and H-ligands, A.K. Srivastava, Chemical Physics 524 (2019) 118–123.

CxH4x+1+ (x = 1–5): a unique series of organic superalkali cations, A. K. Srivastava, Molecular Physics, 118 (2020)e1615648.


MC6Li6 (M = Li, Na and K): a newseries of aromatic superalkalis, A.K. Srivastava, Molecular Physicshttps://doi.org/10.1080/00268976.2020.1730991.


Enormously high second-order nonlinearoptical response of single alkali atom decorated hexalithiobenzene, , A. K. Srivastava, Journal of Molecular Liquids 298 (2020)112187.


Superalkali behavior of ammonium (NH4+) and hydronium (OH3+) cations: a computational analysis, A. K. Srivastava, N. Misra, S. N. Tiwari, SN Applied Sciences 2 (2020) 307.

S.NO.Title of the proceedingsConference NameNational / internationalYear of PublicationISBN/ISSN NumberAffiliating Institute
1 AIP Conference Proceedings3rd International Conference on Condensed Matter and Applied Physics (ICC-2019)International2220, 130011 (2020)978-0-7354-1976-6D D U Gorakhpur University
2 Materials Today: Proceedings11th National Conference on Solid State Chemistry and Allied Areas.Nationalhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.04.6012214-7853D D U Gorakhpur University
S.NO.Name of the principal InvestigatorDurationName of the Research ProjectAmount/Fund receivedName of funding agencyYear of sanctionStatus (Complted /Ongoing)
1 Dr. Ambrish Kumar Srivastava2 YearsSuperatoms as Building Blocks of Novel Materials for Various Applications: A Computational ApproachRs. 800000University Grants Comission2020Ongoing
2 Dr. Ambrish Kumar Srivastava2 YearsComputational Exploration of Superatomic Clusters and Their Potential Applications in a Variety of FieldsRs. 1070000Science & Engineering Research Board2017Completed

·        Member of Editorial Board of Current Chinese Science and Journal of Computational Methods in Molecular Design

·        Life Member of The Indian Science Congress Association

  • Currently Enrolled: 2
  • Awarded:              0

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S.NO.DescriptionFromToYear & Month
1 Assistant Proctor15/07/201804/09/20191 Year 2 Month

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