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Deepika Malhotra

Deepika Malhotra

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Deepika Malhotra is currently a Scientist in Applied Synthetic Chemistry Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Dr. Malhotra joined PNNL as a post-doctoral researcher in 2014. Her research at PNNL is focused towards designing and synthesis of modular solvent for CO2 capture and acid gas separations.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Louisville, 2014
  • M. S. (Hons.) in Chemistry, Panjab University, 2007
  • B. S. (Hons.) in Chemistry, Panjab University, 2005

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member of American Chemical Society

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Performance award, PNNL, 2016
  • George R. Pack Outstanding Thesis Award, University of Louisville, 2014
  • Graduate Dean’s Citation Award, University of Louisville, 2014
  • IMD-3 (Institute of Molecular Diversity and Drug Design) Graduate Research Fellowship award, University of Louisville, 2011
  • Bronze Recognition Award by GlaxoSmithKline, United Kingdom, 2008
  • University Rank Holder Postgraduate Merit Scholarship, MHRD-UGC 2005

PNNL Publications

2017

  • Heldebrant DJ, PK Koech, RJ Rousseau, VA Glezakou, D Cantu Cantu, D Malhotra, F Zheng, GA Whyatt, CJ Freeman, and MD Bearden. 2017. "Are Water-Lean Solvent Systems Viable for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture?" Energy Procedia 114:756-763.  doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1218
  • Heldebrant DJ, PK Koech, VA Glezakou, RJ Rousseau, D Malhotra, and D Cantu Cantu. 2017. "Water-Lean Solvents for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture: Fundamentals, Uncertainties, Opportunities and Outlook." Chemical Reviews 117(14):9594-9624.  doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00768
  • Cantu Cantu D, D Malhotra, PK Koech, DJ Heldebrant, F Zheng, CJ Freeman, RJ Rousseau, and VA Glezakou. 2017. "Integrated Solvent Design for CO2 Capture and Viscosity Tuning." Energy Procedia 114:726-734.  doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1215
  • Malhotra D, JP Page, ME Bowden, AJ Karkamkar, DJ Heldebrant, VA Glezakou, RJ Rousseau, and PK Koech. 2017. "Phase-Change Aminopyridines as Carbon Dioxide Capture Solvents." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 56(26):7534-7540.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.7b00874
  • Malhotra D, PK Koech, DJ Heldebrant, D Cantu Cantu, F Zheng, VA Glezakou, and RJ Rousseau. 2017. "Reinventing design principles for developing low-viscosity carbon dioxide-binding organic liquids for flue gas clean up." ChemSusChem 10(3):636-642.  doi:10.1002/cssc.201601622

2016

  • Cantu Cantu D, D Malhotra, PK Koech, DJ Heldebrant, F Zheng, CJ Freeman, RJ Rousseau, and VA Glezakou. 2016. "Structure-Property Reduced Order Model for Viscosity Prediction in Single-Component CO2- Binding Organic Liquids." Green Chemistry 18(22):10.1039/C6GC02203K.  doi:10.1039/c6gc02203k

2015

  • Koech PK, D Malhotra, DJ Heldebrant, D Cantu Cantu, VA Glezakou, and RJ Rousseau. 2015. "Synthesis and characterization of low viscosity carbon dioxide binding organic liquids for flue gas clean up." In Energy & Fuels Preprints Presented at the 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, March 22-26, 2015, Denver, Colorado, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 628-630.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 

2014

  • Heldebrant DJ, VA Glezakou, PK Koech, PM Mathias, D Cantu Cantu, RJ Rousseau, D Malhotra, M Bhakta, MD Bearden, CJ Freeman, and F Zheng. 2014. "Evaluating transformational solvent systems for post-combustion CO2 separations." Energy Procedia 63:8144-8152.  doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.12.336

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