Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Research

  THRUST AREAS OF RESEARCH:

  • Fly ash utilization
  • Kota stone and marble slurry waste utilization
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Chemical Dynamics
  • Photochemistry
  • Photo-catalytic mol. device for water splitting
  • Synthesis of nano-structures and Quantum dots
  • Conducting polymers
  • CNT reinforced polyurethane composites
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Asymmetric synthesis
  • Electro-organic Synthesis
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Green Chemistry
  • Drug Design & Development
  • QSAR Study
  • Catalysis

RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS:

International Collaborations:

National Collaborations:

  • Linkoping University, Swedan.
  • Institute of Technology, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
  • Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, National Taiwan University, Taipei
  • BARC, Trombay, Mumbai;
  • UGC-DAE Consortium of Sci. Research, Indore.
  • SECARD Vallabh Vidhya Nagar.
  • Punjab University, Chandigarh
  • CSIR-IMMT, Bhubhneshwer.

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

S. No.

Title of the R&D Project

Funding Agency

Grant in Lakh

Duration

Name of the Project Investigator

Departmental Projects:

  1.  

DST-FIST Project

DST, New Delhi

95.00

2015-18

Deptt. of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Faculty Wise Research Projects:

  1.  

Synthesis, Characterization, Structure of Some Novel Nano-crystalline Mesoporous Catalytic Material and Their Catalytic Performances

UGC, New Delhi

5.98

2007-09

Prof. Ashu Rani

  1.  

Synthesis, characterization and application of several catalytic materials based on coal generated fly ash.

Fly Ash Mission, DST, New Delhi

63.00

2009-12

Prof. Ashu Rani

  1.  

Some mathematical models for pollutant uptakes plants.

MOEF

 

7.50

2009-12

Prof . Ashu Rani

(Co-PI)

  1.  

Salt Transport Process in Lithosphere and Subsurface Migration of Salts through Soil during Infiltration under the Influence of Adsorption-Desorption Pathways

Fly Ash Mission, DST, New Delhi

 

2.86

2010-13

Prof. Ashu Rani

  1.  

FIST Project at Govt. College, Kota

Fly Ash Mission, DST, New Delhi

57.00

2006-12

Prof. Ashu Rani (Coordinator)

  1.  

Designing climate-smart water adaptation strategies for sustainable urban development: A study in Cochabamba, Bolivia and Kota, India

SIDA, Sweden

SKE 27

2011-13

Prof. Ashu Rani & Dr. Arun Kumar (Indian Counterparts)

  1.  

Development of application specific low cost adsorptive materials from fly ash from removal of toxic chemicals form industrial effluents and for waste water treatment.

DST, New Delhi.

39.00

2013-16

Prof. Ashu Rani

  1.  

Synthesis and evaluation of pharmacological profile of some novel hetero ring fused five-, six- and seven- membered heterocyclic compounds and their derivatives

UGC, New Delhi.

 

 

5.25

2012-15

Dr. Bhawani Singh

 

 

  1.  

Application of multi-component reactions in drug discovery: Synthesis and evaluation of therapeutic profile of some novel spirocyclic heterocycles

DST, SERB New Delhi

11.58

 

2013-16

Dr. Bhawani Singh

  1.  

Baker’s Yeast mediated synthesis of some bioactive chiral alcohols

UGC, New Delhi

6.00

2014-16

Dr. Sushil Kr. Sharma

  1.  

A Comparative Study of Kinetics & Mechanism of some Redox Reactions.

UGC, New Delhi

6.00

2014-16

Dr. Shweta Vyas

  1.  

The Study of Mechanical, Electrical, and Thermal Properties of CNT- Reinforced Polyurethane Composites Using Aliphatic, Aromatic and Bio-based Binders for Innovative Materials in Space Application.

UGC XII Plan Fund

2.00

2014-16

Mr. Ankit Sharma

  1.  

Development of the optoelectronic materials for water splitting

DST, New Delhi

29.20

2014-17

Dr. Neelu Chouhan

  1.  

Spatial distribution of uranium and associated water quality parameters in five districts of Rajasthan (Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar, Baran and Chittorgarh)

BRNS

27.51

2017-19

Prof. Ashu Rani

Dr. S.K. Sharma

  1.  

Synthesis, Characterization and application of metal core-shell nanopartcicles for various applications

UGC-DAE-CSR, Indore

1.35

2018-21

Dr. Neelu Chouhan

Student's Research Projects:

  1.  

Eco-friendly photocatlytic degradation of plastic waste for LPG production,

DST, Rajasthan

0.13

2014-15

Dr. Neelu Chouhan (Mentor)

  1.  

Baker’s Yeast: A green chemical method for the enantioselective reduction of carbonyl compounds

DST, Rajasthan

0.10

2014-15

Dr. Sushil Kr. Sharma (Mentor)

  1.  

Bio-transformation of prochiral ketones to pharmaceutically used chiral alcohols by Baker™s Yeast

DST, Rajasthan

0.10

2014-15

Dr. Sushil Kr. Sharma (Mentor)

  1.  

Study of mechanical properties and characterization of polyurethane based composites

DST, Rajasthan

0.15

2017-18

Sh. Ankit Sharma

(Mentor)

RESEARCH FUNDINGS:

Department is getting a large number of research funds including fast track young scientist scheme, various national and state level funding agencies. The Department is well recognized in the country for its extraordinary research in the field of fly ash utilization, photo-catalytic water splitting, drug design & development, synthesis of medicinally potent heterocycles, electrochemistry and green chemistry. The Department is publishing a good number of research papers and filling patents on applied research in international and national journals yearly which is creating an encouraging atmosphere for the students to pursue research as a career.

 

PATENTS AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:

Name of Patent

Status

Year

Commercialization of Technology

Green catalytic process for aspirin synthesis using fly ash as heterogeneous solid acid catalyst-1980/DEL/2007

Granted

2014

Commercialization through NRDC- MoA in Progress

A Compound of blue phosphor for UV light excitation and the manufacturing method there of –A2009-009-TW

Granted

2013

Commercialization through EPISTAR CORP.-Hsinchu

Fly ash as heterogeneous solid acid catalyst for organic synthesis-452/DEL/2008

Filed

2008

Under Process

Flyash supported bimetallic catalyst (Ni-Co): An efficient and recyclable solid acid catalyst for esterification reaction- 1980/DEL/2011

Filed

2011

Under Process

Greener catalytic route for the synthesis of α-α’- di benzylidinecyclohexanone by condensation of benzaldehyde and cyclohexanone -1291/DEL/2010

Filed

2010

Under Process

A Novel Process for Converting Industrial Waste Fly Ash in to Value Added Ferromagnetic Material

Filed

2014

Applied for funding to NRDC

 

 

 



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