Professional Experience
Associate Professor

Chemistry Department, Panjab University

Awards & Honours
National Scholarship holder during studies from High School to B.Sc.
Free ship in the M.Sc. By University of Roorkee.
Senior Research Fellowship awarded by CSIR New Delhi, India.

in 2000

First prize for the best oral presentation in the NUCAR – 2003 held ar BARC, Mumbai.

in 2003

Fast Track Research Proposal for young scientist funded by DST, New Delhi.
Research Paper/Articles Published
Doping effect of Cr3+ ions on the structural, magnetic and electrical properties of CoCd ferrites: A study on the redistribution of cations in CoCd0.4CrxFe1.6-xO4 ( 0.1 ≤ x ≤ 0.6) ferrites

Journal: Materials Chemistry and Physics 139 (2013) 836-843.

Authors: 5

Structural, magnetic and electrical properties of zinc doped nickel ferrite and their application in photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue

Journal: Physica B 414 (2013) 83-90.

Authors: 2

Mn3+ substituted Co-Cd ferrites, CoCd0.4MnxFe1.6-xO4 (0.1 ≤ x ≤ 0.6): Cation distribution, structural, magnetic and electrical properties.

Journal: J. Molecular Structure 1038 (2013) 45-51.

Authors: 4

Structural, Electrical, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Chromium Substituted CoZn Nanoferrites Co0.6Zn0.4CrxFe2-xO4 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1.0) prepared via Sol-gel Autocombustion Method

Journal: Journal of Molecular Structure, 1012 (2012) 162-167.

Authors: 5

Structural, Electrical and magnetic properties of Co0.5Zn0.5AlxFe2-xO4 (x = 0, 0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8 and 1.0) prepared via sol–gel route

Journal: Ceramics International 38 (2012) 2773-2778.

Authors: 6

Structural, morphological, magnetic and optical properties of chromium substituted strontium ferrites, SrCrxFe12-xO19(x = 0.5,1.0,1.5,2.0 and 2.5) annealed with potassium halide.

Journal: Powder Technology 212 (2011) 193-197.

Authors: 5

Cation distribution and Magnetic properties in chromium substituted nickel ferrites prepared using aerosol route.

Journal: Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 180 (2007) 296.

Authors: 2

Preparation and characterization of nano size nickel substituted cobalt ferrites

Journal: Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 178 (2005) 3183.

Authors: 3

Synthesis of tris(N,N-dialkyldithiocarbamato) iron(III) complexes and their thermal decomposition studies using various techniques.

Journal: J. Alloys Compds, 428 (2007) 72.

Authors: 3

Mössbauer spectral, magnetic moment and thermal decomposition studies of unsymmetrically substituted (N-alkyl,N-hydroxyethyldithiocarbamato) iron(III) complexes.

Journal: Polyhedron, 21, 2489-2496 (2002).

Authors: 4

Research Interest-Nano Science and Technology: Synthesis and properties of nano size ferrites/oxides and other materials and its industrial application in various fields.
Research Interest-Nano Science and Technology: Preparation of the semiconductors such as pure and metal substituted zinc oxide/tin oxide and their electrical and photo catalytical properties.
Research Interest-Nano Science and Technology: Formation of various types of nano composites materials and their magnetic properties.
Research Interest-Nano Science and Technology: Synthesis and characterization of boron nitride nano tubes with different morphology and sizes and their applications.
Specialization: Inorganic Chemistry.
Project Work
Magnetic Properties of nano size ferrites with different morphologies and sizes (May 2013-2016) funded by DST.

in 2013 for 3 Years

Synthesis and Characterization of Boron nitride nano tubes with different morphology and sizes (July 2011 to 2014) funded by CSIR.

for 3 Years

Synthesis, characterization and application of nano size ferrites (2010-2013) funded by UGC.

for 3 Years

Structural, Magnetic and Mössbauer Spectral Studies of Nano Size Soft and hard magnetic ferrites(Completed) funded by DST.

for 3 Years

Research grant of Rs. 20000/- for Young Teachers by the Vice Chancellor Panjab University, Chandigarh.

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