Kumar Anil - Department of Chemistry,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Kumar Anil
Anil Kumar Emeritus professor anil.kumar@cy.iitr.ac.in 91-01332-285799
Areas of Interest
  • Nanomaterials - Carbonaceous Materials & Greener Electrolytes; Metal/Semiconductor and their Nanohybrids; Hydrogels; Kinetics and Photochemistry, Synthesis of Nanomaterials; Photophysics, Photocatalysis, Optical and Magnetic Properties, Synthesis of Nanomaterials; Green and Biotemplated nanomaterials; Supramolecular Chemistry of Nanomaterials; Photophysics and Photochemistry of Nanohybrids
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
1986-01-012 years Guest ScientistHahn-Meitner-Institut, Berlin, Germany
1979-01-013 years Research AssociateRadiation Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana –46556, USA
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
• Nominated Senior Scientist Platinum Jubilee FellowNASI2019
GB Pant Institute Chair ProfessorshipIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2018
• Admitted as Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) (2018).RSC2018
Star PerformerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2003
Star PerformerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2004
Elected FellowThe National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad,INDIA2003
First Khosla Research Prize and a Medal on Photochemical study on surface capped CdS NanoparticlesIIT Roorkee2002
Khosla Research Award and a Silver Medal on a Research Paper on Photochemistry ofUniversity of Roorkee1993
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.Sc.Chemistry, Physics, Maths & General CoursesMeerut University1971
M.Sc.Chemistry (Specialization in Physical Chemistry)Meerut University1973
Ph.D.ChemistryUniversity of Roorkee1977
Memberships
  • American Chemical Society, USA (1982), Elected Member
  • American Chemical Society, USA (2007 onwards), Member
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, USA (1981), Member
  • Indian Society for Radiation and Photochemical Sciences, Mumbai (1999), Life Member
  • Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata, Life Member
  • Chemical Research Society of India, Bangalore, Life Member
  • Indian Association of Solid State Chemists and Allied Scientists (ISCAS), Life Member
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
International Conference on, “Advanced Materials for Energy, Environment and Health”SERB/DST, New Delhi; DRDO, New Delhi; BRNS, Mumbai; INSA, New Delhi and Royal Society of Chemistry,2016-03
International Conference on Nanomaterials and Devices Processing and Applications (NADPA 2008)IIT Roorkee2008-12
National Symposium on Radiation and Photochemistry,ISRAPS,AICTE, DAE, CSIR etc.,2001-02
Research Publications in the Area of Nanotechnology

List of Research Papers Published in the Area of Nanotechnology/Nanochemistry

(Note: Since 1985 we are mainly working on Nanomaterials related to Energy Applications and publishing this work in fairly high impact journals with an average impact factor of ~ 5.7).

       Total Paper Published in this Area – 68 Nos.

 

S. No.

Detailed of Published Paper

Q Ranking of Jouranal as per SJR

Impact Factor (2020)

  1.  

S. Thareja and Anil Kumar

In-situ Wet Synthesis of N-ZnO/N-rGO Nanohybrids as Electrode Material for High Performance Supercapacitor and Simultaneous Non-Enzymatic Electrochemical Sensing of Ascorbic acid, Dopamine and Uric acid at their                          Interface

J. Phys. Chem. C, 125, 24837-24848 (2021).

Q1 (1.4)

 

4.126

  1.  

Atul Kumar, Anil Kumar and G.D Varma

Ultrafast resistive type γ-Fe2O3-rGO nanohybrids based humidity sensor – a respiratory monitoring tool

J. Mater. Chem. C, 9, 8002–8010 (2021).

Q1 (1.9)

 

7.393

  1.  

S. Thareja and Anil Kumar

Water-in-salt’ electrolyte based high voltage (2.7 V) sustainable symmetric supercapacitor with superb electrochemical performance - an analysis of the role of electrolytic ions in extending the cell voltage.

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 9, 2338-2347 (2021).

Q1 (1.878)

 

8.198

  1.  

Priyanka and Anil Kumar

Smart soft supramolecular hybrid hydrogels modulated by Zn2+ / Ag NPs with unique multifunctional properties and applications.

Dalton Trans., 49, 15095–15108 (2020).

Q1 (0.98)

 

4.390

  1.  

Priyanka and Anil Kumar

Multistimulus-Responsive Supramolecular Hydrogels Derived by in situ Coating of Ag Nanoparticles on 5'-CMP-Capped β-FeOOH Binary Nanohybrids with Multifunctional Features and Applications.

ACS Omega 5, 13672-13684 (2020).

Q1 (0.78)

 

3.512

  1.  

Ajay Kumar, H. Joshi and Anil Kumar

Remediation of Arsenic by Metal/ Metal Oxide Based Nanocomposites/ Nanohybrids: Contamination Scenario in Groundwater, Practical Challenges, and Future Perspectives.

Separation and Purification Rev. 1-31, (2020); DOI: 10.1080/15422119.2020.1744649

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5.324

  1.  

Sahil Thareja and Anil Kumar

High Electrochemical Performance of 2.5 V Aqueous Symmetric Supercapacitor based on Nitrogen doped Reduced Graphene Oxide.

Energy Technol. (Wiley) 1901339 (1 to 11) (2020); (DOI: 10.1002/ente.201901339).

Q1 (0.91)

 

3.33

  1.  

Anil Kumar and Priyanka

Environmentally benign pH-responsive cytidine-5'-monophosphate molecule-mediated akaganeite (5'-CMP-β-FeOOH) soft supramolecular hydrogels induced by the puckering of ribose sugar with efficient loading/release capabilities.

New J. Chem. 43, 14997-15013 (2019).

Q1 (0.69)

 

3.591

  1.  

Komal Gupta and Anil Kumar

Zn2+/Cd2+-RNA-mediated Intense White-light-emitting Colloidal CdSe Nanostructures in Aqueous Medium – Enhanced Photophysics and Porous Morphology Induced by Conformational Change in RNA.

J. Mater. Chem. C, 7, 692-708 (2019).

Q1 (1.9)

 

7.393

 

  1.  

Anil Kumar and Komal Gupta

Supramolecular Assisted RNA-Templated Fluorescing Colloidal CdSe QDs Organized in Porous Morphology in the Presence of 1,3-Diaminopropane – Study of their Multifunctional Behavior

J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 7898−7915 (2018).

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4.126

  1.  

M. Kaloti and Anil Kumar

Sustainable Catalytic Activity of Ag-Coated Chitosan-Capped Fe2O3 Superparamagnetic Binary Nanohybrids (Ag--Fe2O3@CS) for the Reduction of Environmentally Hazardous Dyes - A Kinetic Study of the Operating Mechanism Analyzing Methyl Orange Reduction

ACS Omega, 3 (2), 1529–1545 (2018).

Q1 (0.78)

 

3.512

  1.  

M. Khandelwal and Anil Kumar

Electrochemical behavior of glycine mediated N-doped reduced graphene oxide”

New J. Chem., 41, 8333-8340 (2017).

Q1 (0.69)

 

3.591

  1.  

Anil Kumar and Komal Gupta

RNA-mediated fluorescent colloidal CdSe nanostructures in aqueous medium - analysis of Cd2+ induced folding of RNA associated with morphological transformation (0D to 1D), change in photophysics and selective Hg2+ sensing.

J. Mater. Chem. (A), 5, 6146-6163 (2017).

Q1 (3.64)

 

12.732

  1.  

S. Firdoz and Anil Kumar

ZnO nanoparticles and their acarbose-capped nanohybrids as inhibitors for human salivary amylase.

IET Nanobiotechnol., 11 (3), 329-335 (2017).

doi: 10.1049/iet-nbt.2016.0115

Q2 (0.37)

 

1.859

  1.  

M. Kaloti and Anil Kumar

Synthesis of Chitosan-Mediated Silver Coated γ-Fе2О3 (Ag-γ-Fе2О3@Cs) Superparamagnetic Binary Nanohybrids for Multifunctional Applications

J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 17627-17644 (2016).

Q1 (1.4)

 

4.126

  1.  

M. Khandelwal and Anil Kumar

One-pot environmental friendly amino acid mediated synthesis of N-doped graphene-silver nanocomposites with enhanced multifunctional behavior

Dalton Trans., 45, 5180-5195 (2016).

Q1 (1.05)

 

4.390

  1.  

M. Khandelwal and Anil Kumar           

One-step chemically controlled wet synthesis of graphene nanoribbons from graphene oxide for high performance supercapacitor applications

J. Mater. Chem. (A), 3, 22975-22988 (2015).

Q1 (3.64)

 

12.732

  1.  

M. Kaloti, Anil Kumar and N.K. Navani

Synthesis of glucose-mediated Ag - γ-Fe2O3 multifunctional nanocomposites in aqueous medium - a kinetic analysis of their catalytic activity for 4-nitrophenol reduction.

Green Chem. 17, 4786-4799 (2015).

Q1 (2.22)

 

10.182

  1.  

Umesh Kumar Gaur, Anil Kumar and G D Varma

Fe-induced morphological transformation of 1-D CuO nanochains to porous nanofibers with enhanced optical, magnetic and ferroelectric properties.

J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 4297- 4307 (2015).

Q1 (1.9)

 

7.393

 

  1.  

Anil Kumar, B. Singh and K. Gupta

Photophysical aspects of varying Zn2+/ PbSe nanostructures mediated by RNA leading to the formation of honeycomb-like novel porous morphology.

J. Phys. Chem. (C), 119, 6314-6323 (2015).

Q1 (1.4)

 

4.126

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. K. Gupta

Supramolecular–directed novel superparamagnetic 5'-adenosine monophosphate templated β-FeOOH hydrogel with enhanced multi-functional properties.

Green Chem., 17, 2524–2537 (2015).

Q1 (2.22)

 

10.182

  1.  

Anil Kumar and M. Khandelwal

A novel synthesis of ultra thin graphene sheets for energy storage applications using malonic acid as a reducing agent.

J. Mater. Chem. (A), 2, 20345–20357 (2014).

Q1 (3.64)

 

12.732

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S.K. Gupta

5'-guanosine monophosphate mediated biocompatible porous hydrogel of β-FeOOH - Viscoelastic behavior, loading and release capabilities of freeze dried gel.

J. Phys. Chem. (B), 118, 10543-10551 (2014).

Q1 (0.86)

 

2.991

 

  1.  

Anil Kumar and V. Kumar

Biotemplated inorganic nanostructures: Supramolecular directed nanosystems of semiconductor(s)/metal(s) mediated by nucleic acids and their properties.

Chem. Rev. (ACS), 114, 7044-7078 (2014).

Q1 (20.53)

60.622

  1.  

Anil Kumar and M. Khandelwal

Amino acid mediated functionalization and reduction of graphene oxide – synthesis and theformation mechanism of nitrogen-doped graphene.

New J. Chem., 38, 3457-3467 (2014).

Q1 (0.69)

 

3.591

  1.  

U. K. Gaur, Anil Kumar and G. D. Varma

The synthesis of self-assembled 1-D CuO nanochains in aqueous medium and a study of their multifunctional features.

CrystEngComm (RSC), 16, 3005–3014 (2014).

Q1 (0.81)

 

3.545

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S.K. Gupta

Synthesis of 5'-GMP-mediated porous hydrogel containing β -FeOOH nanostructures: optimization of its morphology, optical and magnetic properties.

J. Mater. Chem. (B), 1, 5818-5830 (2013).

Q1 (1.32)

 

6.331

  1.  

Anil Kumar and B. Singh

Optoelectronic properties of dual emitting RNA mediated colloidal PbSe nanostructures.

Dalton Trans., 42, 11455–11464 (2013).

Q1 (0.98)

 

4.390

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S.K. Gupta

Synthesis of adenine mediated superparamagnetic colloidal β-FeOOH Nanostructure(s) – study of their morphological changes and magnetic behavior.

J. Nanopart. Res. 15:1466, 1-16 (2013) (DOI 10.1007/s11051-013-1466-z).

Q2 (0.45)

 

2.253

  1.  

Anil Kumar and B. Singh

Zn2+ induced folding of RNA to produce honeycomb like RNA -mediated fluorescing Zn2+/PbSe nanostructures.

J. Phys. Chem. (C), 117, 5386–5396 (2013).

Q1 (1.4)

 

4.189

  1.  

Anil Kumar, V. Chaudhary and Vinit Kumar

Synthesis of guanosine 5′-monophosphate (GMP) - mediated Ag/CdS nanohybrids their self-assembly and optoelectronic properties.

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 269-279 (2013).

Q1 (0.67)

 

2.529

  1.  

Anil Kumar and B. Singh

RNA templated water soluble Mg2+/ PbSe porous nanostructures with dual Fuorescence.

RSC Advances, 2, 9079–9090 (2012).

Q1 (0.75)

 

3.36

  1.  

Anil Kumar and B. Singh

Synthesis and photophysics of red emitting RNA templated PbSe nanostructures.

Chem. Commun., 47 (14), 4144 - 4146 (2011).

Q1 (1.84)

 

6.222

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A. Singhal

Optical, photophysical and magnetic behavior of GMP-templated binary (β - Fe2O3/CdS) and ternary (β-Fe2O3/Ag/CdS) nanohybrids.         

J. Mater. Chem., 21, 481-496 (2011).

Not assigned

6.101 (Old)

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A. Singhal

Optical and magnetic behavior of Ag encapsulated β -Fe2O3 core-shell hollow Nanotubes.

Mater. Chem. Phys. 131, 230-240 (2011).

Q2

(0.76)

4.094

  1.  

S. Firdoz, Ma Fang, XiuliYue, Zhifei Dai, Anil Kumar, Jiangbin

A novel amperometric biosensor based on single walled carbon nanotubes with acetylcholine esterase for the detection of carbaryl pesticide in water.

Talanta, 83, 269 - 273 (2010).

Q1 (1.18)

 

6.057

  1.  

Anil Kumar and V. Kumar

Synthesis and optical properties of Guanosine 5′-monophosphate - mediated CdS nanostructures: An analysis of their structure, morphology and electronic properties.

Inorg. Chem., 48, 11032-11038 (2009).

Q1 (1.35)

 

5.165

  1.  

Anil Kumar, A. Jakhmola and V. Chaudhary

Synthesis and photophysics of colloidal ZnS/PbS/ZnS nanocomposites - an analysis of dynamics of charge carriers.

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 208, 195-202 (2009).

Q1 (0.71)

 

3.306

  1.  

Anil Kumar and V. Kumar

Supramolecular – directed synthesis of RNA-mediated CdS/ZnS nanotubes.

Chem. Commun., 5433-5435 (2009).

Q1 (1.84)

 

6.222

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A. Singhal

Synthesis of colloidal silver iron oxide nanoparticles – study of their optical and magnetic behavior.

Nanotechnology, 20, 295606-295616 (2009).

Q1 (0.93)

 

3.874

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A. Jakhmola

RNA-templated fluorescent Zn/PbS (PbS + Zn2+) supernanostructures.

J. Phys. Chem. (C), 113, 9553-9559 (2009).

Q1 (1.4)

 

4.126

  1.  

Anil Kumar and V. Chaudhary

Time resolved emission studies of Ag-adenine-templated CdS (Ag/CdS) nanohybrids.

Nanotechnology, 20, 095703 - 095712 (2009).

Q1 (0.93)

 

3.874

  1.  

Anil Kumar and V. Kumar

Self-assemblies from RNA-templated colloidal CdS nanostructures.

J. Phys. Chem. (C), 112, 3633-3640 (2008).

Q1 (1.4)

 

4.126

  1.  

 Anil Kumar and A. Singhal

Synthesis of colloidal β-Fe2O3 nanostructures - influence of addition of Co2+ on their morphology and magnetic behavior.

Nanotechnology, 18, 475703-475710 (2007). 

Q1 (0.93)

 

3.874

  1.  

Anil Kumar and V. Chaudhary

Optical and photophysical properties of Ag/CdS nanocomposites – an analysis of relaxation of charge carries.

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 189, 272-279 (2007).

Q1 (0.71)

 

3.306

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A. Jakhmola

RNA – mediated fluorescent Q-PbS nanoparticles.

Langmuir (Lett.) 23, 2915-2918 (2007).

Q1 (1.04)

 

3.882

  1.  

Anil Kumar and N. Mathur

Photocatalytic degradation of aniline at the interface of TiO2 suspensions containing carbonate ions.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 300, 244-252 (2006).

Q1 (1.54)

 

8.128

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A. Jakhmola

Photophysics and charge dynamics of Q-PbS based mixed ZnS/PbS and PbS/ZnS semiconductor nanoparticles.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 297, 607-617 (2006).

Q1 (1.54)

 

8.128

  1.  

Anil Kumar

Physicochemical and photochemical properties of nanoscale semiconductors - dynamics of the charge carriers.

Natl. Acad. Sci. Lett., 28, 1-11 (2005). (Published as a Lead Article)

Q3 (0.21)

 

0.416

  1.  

Anil Kumar and N. Mathur

Photocatalytic oxidation of aniline using Ag+-loaded TiO2 suspensions.

Appl. Catal. A: Gen. 275,189-197 (2004).

Q1 (1.27)

 

5.006

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Mital

Electronic and photocatalytic properties of purine(s)-capped Q-CdS   nanoparticles in the presence of tryptophol.

J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 219, 65-71 (2004).

NA

 

3.687

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Mital

Synthesis and photophysics of 6-dimethylaminopurine-capped Q-CdS nanoparticles – astudy of its photocatalytic behavior.

Int. J. Photoenerg. 6(2), 61-68 (2004).

Q2 (0.43)

 

2.113

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Mital

Photophysics and photocatalytic behavior of composite CdS-purine nanoparticles in the presence of certain indoles.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 265, 432-438 (2003).

Q1 (1.54)

 

8.128

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A.K. Jain

Photophysics and photocatalytic properties of Ag+ - doped composite (CdS-TiO2) colloidal semiconductor.

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 156, 207-218 (2003).

Q1 (0.71)

 

3.306

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Mital

Synthesis and photophysics of purine-capped Q-CdSnanocrystallites.

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 1, 737-741 (2002).

Q2 (0.7)

 

2.831

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Mital

Electronic properties of Q-CdS clusters stabilized by adenine.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 240, 459-466 (2001).

Q1 (1.54)

 

8.128

  1.  

Anil Kumar and D.P.S. Negi

Photophysics and photocatalytic properties of Cd(OH)2 -coated Q-CdS clusters in the presence of guanine and related compounds.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 238, 310-317 (2001).

Q1 (1.54)

 

8.128

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A. K. Jain

Photophysics and photochemistry of colloidal CdS-TiO2 coupled semiconductors - Photocatalytic oxidation of indole.

J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 165, 267-275 (2001).

NA

 

3.687

  1.  

Anil Kumar and D.P.S. Negi

Photocatalytic and photophysical behaviours of Cd(OH)2 - coated Q-CdS in the presence of tryptophan.

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 134, 199-207 (2000).

Q1 (0.71)

 

3.306

  1.  

Anil Kumar and A. Kumari

Photocatalytic oxidative C-C bond cleavage of 1,2-ethanediol initiated by aqueous titanium dioxide dispersion - influence of Ag+ on the catalytic activity.

Res. Chem. Intermed., 25, 695-708 (1999).

Q2 (0.42)

 

2.262

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Kumar

Colloidal CdS induced photocatalytic reaction of 2-methylindole - mechanistic analysis of oxidation of indoles.

J. Phys. Org. Chem. 11, 277-282 (1998).    

Q3 (0.33)

2.391

  1.  

Anil Kumar, S. Kumar and D.P.S. Negi

Photocatalytic oxidative C-C bond cleavage of the pyrrole ring in 3-methylindole induced by colloidal CdS particles.

J. Chem. Res. (S), 1, 54-55 (1998).

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0.67

RSC Journal (Old)

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Kumar

Catalytic effect of Ag+ in colloidal CdS- induced photooxidation of aniline.

Chem. Lett. (8), 711-712 (1996).     

Q2 (0.49)

 

1.389

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Kumar

 Enhancement of luminescence of CdS in presence of indoles - study of CdS - sensitized reaction of indole.

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 83, 251-256 (1994).

Q1 (0.71)

 

3.306

  1.  

Anil Kumar and S. Kumar

Photoluminescence of colloidal cadmium sulfide in the presence of aniline - study of the CdS - sensistizedphotocataytic reaction.

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 69, 91-95 (1992).

Q1 (0.71)

 

3.306

  1.  

Anil Kumar

Photoinduced processes in colloidal semiconductors – physicochemical properties and applications.

Bull. Indian Soc. Rad. and Photochem. Sci. 3(1), 2-5 (1992).

-

 

-

  1.  

Anil Kumar, A. Henglein and H. Weller

Photochemistry and radiation chemistry of semiconductor colloids - preparation of colloidal PbO2 and various electron transfer processes.

J. Phys. Chem. 93, 2262-2266 (1989).

NA

ACS Journal (Old)

  1.  

Anil Kumar, E. Janata and A. Henglein

Photochemistry of colloidal semiconductors - quenching of CdS fluorescence by excess positive holes.

J. Phys. Chem. 92, 2587-2591 (1988).

NA

ACS Journal (Old)

  1.  

A. Henglein, Anil Kumar, E. Janata and H. Weller

Photochemistry and radiation chemistry of semiconductor colloids - reaction of the hydrated electron with CdS and non-linear optical effects.

Chem. Phys. Lett. 132, 133-136 (1986).

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2.31

 

List of Research Projects

Sponsored Research Projects:  8 Nos. as P.I. + 1 Departmental Project at S.No. 7 (Handled, Contributed & Defended to one of the Identified Thrust Area in this Project)

 Total Projects = 9

 

S. No.

Title

Sponsoring Agency

Amount (in Lakh)

Duration

Completed /Ongoing

Co-P.I.  - if any

1

Synthesis of Biotemplated Colloidal Nano-structures of Iron Oxide(s) - Analysis of       Correlation between their Morphologies and Properties

CSIR, New Delhi

̴ 17.0

(Receipt 15.5)

 

July, 2014 to

July, 2017 (Note: Last instalment received in 2018)

 

Completed in 2018

(Report submitted 2019)

None

2

Synthesis of Nanohybrids of Colloidal Semiconductor Oxides – An Analysis of their Charge Dynamics, Electronic and Magnetic Properties

CSIR, New Delhi

14.2

August, 2008-August, 2011 (3 Years)

Completed

None

3

Synthesis and Photochemistry of Composite Metal Semiconductor Nanostructured Materials

DST (Nanomission), New Delhi

15.8

Nov., 2004-March, 2008

Completed

None

4

Analysis of Electronic Properties of Nanoclusters of Semiconductors – Development of Semiconductor Based Integrated Photocatalytic Systems

DST, New Delhi

21.0

August, 2001-August, 2005

Completed

None

5

Coupled Semicond-uctors as Catalysts for Initiating Photochemical Reactions - Mechanistic Investigations of their Photochemical and Photophysical   Behaviour

DST, New Delhi

14.5

June, 1995 – March, 2000

Completed

None

6

Preparation of Silver (III) Species and its Stable Complexes-A Kinetic Investigation of their Redox and Photoredox Reactivity

CSIR, New Delhi

4.6

1995-1998 (3 Years)

Completed

Dr. P. Rama-murthy, Univ. of Madras

7

Photo- and Radiation Induced Chemical Reactions

(one of the identified thrust areas)

DRS (UGC)

35.0 (a part of the funds were allotted for this work)

1995-1999

Completed

Handled & contributed work in this thrust area as PI

8

Optimization of photophysics of Nanosized Semiconductor for their Application as Chemical Sensors

UGC, New Delhi, 1993 (Granted by Univ. of Roorkee)

0.25

1993

Completed

None

9

Catalytic Action of Semiconductor Microelectrodes in Photionduced Chemical Reactions

DST, New Delhi

9.9

Feb., 1989-March, 1994

Completed

None

 

PHDs Supervised

Details of Ph.D. Theses Supervised: Completed (22) + In progress (02).  During last 5.5 years Ph.D. awarded (07)

 

S.No.

Name of Student/Supervisor

Year of Award /Submitted

Title of Ph.D. Thesis

1.

Dr. Sahil Thareja

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar 2021-2022

(Ph.D. awarded in 2021)

Synthesis of N-Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide
and its Nanohybrids as Electrode Material(S)
for Electrochemical Applications 
̶ An
Analysis of the Role of Different Aqueous
Electrolytes on their Supercapacitive
Performance

2.

Dr. Priyanka

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar 2020-2021

(Ph.D. awarded in 2020)

“Synthesis of Multistimulus-Responsive Cytidine ̵5' ̵ Monophosphate Molecule  ̵ Mediated Smart Supramolecular Nanohybrid Hydrogels - Their Multifunctional Features and Applications”

3.

Dr. Komal Gupta

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar 2019-2020

(Ph.D. awarded in 2019)

“Study of RNA-Mediated Fluorescing Colloidal CdSe Nanostructures – Enhanced Photophysics and Morphological Transformation Induced By Conformational Change in RNA”

4.

Dr. Ajay Kumar

Supervisor: Dr. Himanshu Joshi & Dr. Anil Kumar 2018-2019 (Ph.D. awarded in 2019)

“Arsenic Removal in Groundwater using Engineered Maghemite (γ-Fe2O3) Nanoparticles”

5.

Dr. Mandeep Kaloti

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar and Dr. N. Navani (2018)

“Synthesis and Multifunctional Applications of Biomolecule-Mediated Ag-γFe2O3 Nanocomposites”

6.

Dr. Mahima Khandelwal

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar and Dr. R. Nath (2017-18)

“Study on Chemical Reduction of Graphene Oxide into Graphene – their Physicochemical Behavior”

7.

Dr. Umesh Kumar Gaur

Supervisor: Dr. G.D. Varma and Dr. Anil Kumar (2017-18)

“Synthesis of Pure and Doped CuO Nanostructures and their Multifunctional Properties”

8.

Dr. Sudhir Kumar Gupta

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar (2015-16)

“Synthesis and Physicochemical Properties of Biotemplated β-FeOOH Nanostructures”

9.

Dr. Bhupender Singh

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar (2014-15)

“Synthesis and Photophysics of RNA-Mediated Colloidal PbSe Nanostructures”

10.

Dr. Aditi Singhal

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar (2010-2011)

“Synthesis of β – Fe2O3 Based Nanostructures - Study of their optical and Magnetic Properties”

11.

Dr. Vinit Kumar

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar (2010-2011)

“Synthesis, Optical and Electronic  Properties of RNA – Mediated Colloidal CdS Nanostructures”

12.

Dr. Vidhi Chaudhary

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar (2009-2010)

“Synthesis of Ag/CdS Nanocomposites-An Analysis of their Optical and Photophysical Behavior”

13.

Dr. Anshuman Jakhmola

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar

(2007-2008)

“Synthesis and Phtophysics of Q-PbS Based Colloidal Nanostructures”

 

14.

Dr. Nupur Mathur

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar

(2005-2006)

“Photocatalytic Action of Certain Anilines Mediated by Aqueous TiO2 Suspensions”

15.

Dr. Shipra Mital

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar

(2003-2004)

“Synthesis, Photophysics and Photocatalytic Action of Surface-Capped Q-CdS Particles”

16.

Dr. Priyanka Gupta

Supervisor: Dr. R. N. Goyal and Dr. Anil Kumar

(2001-2002)

“Oxidation Chemistry of Some Biologically Important N-Heterocyclic Compounds”

17.

Dr. Vaishali

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar

(2001-2002)

“Kinetics of Oxidation of Some Amines, Aminoalcohols and diols by Diperiodatoargentate (III)”

18.

Dr. Arvind Kumar Jain

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar

(2001-2002)

“Photophysics and Photocatalytic Behavior of Q-CdS-TiO2 in the Presence of Certain Aromatics”

19.

Dr. Devendra Pal Singh Negi

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar

(2000-2001)

“Photophysical and Photocatalytic Behaviors of Q-CdS in the Presence of Some Heterocycles”

20.

Dr. Paresh Kumar

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar and Dr. R.D. Kaushik (1998-1999)

“Kinetics and Mechanism of Oxidation of Certain Amino Acids by Bis (periodato) Argentate (III)”

21.

Dr. Sanjay Kumar

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar

(1995-1996)

“Photoluminescence of Colloidal Cadmium Sulphide Particles in the Presence of Certain Anilines and Indoles – Study of CdS Sensitized Photocatalytic Reactions”

22.

Dr. Ashok Panwar

Supervisor: Dr. Anil Kumar

(1993-1994)

“Preparation of Tetrahydroxoargentate (III) ion and Study of its Reactions with Certain Aromatic Amines”

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