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CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT

Information

Research Projects

Completed Projects

Sr. no.

Year

Name of staff member

Title and Nature

Funding agency and other details

Referece No.

1

2010-2012

Dr. Madhuri Kulkarni

Synthesis of Naftifine Related Allylamine Antimycotics

UGC Minor (1,75,000)

47-792/09(WRO)

dt 17.08.2009

Completed

2

2012-2014

Dr.Sushma Katade

Determination of Bioactivity of some indigenous plant from Maharashtra

UGC Minor (1,70,000)

47-2044/11 (WRO)

22.0 2.2012

Completed


3

2009-2011

Dr. Madhuri Kulkarni

Synthesis and evaluation of antibacterial peptide deformylase inhibitors.

BCUD-UOP

(1.00,000)

Completed

Ongoing Projects

Sr. no.

Year

Name of staff member

Title and Nature

Funding agency and other details

Referece No.

1.

2015-2017

Dr.Sushma Katade

Synthesis and Characterization of Pyrazole Derivatives

BCUD-UOP

(1,90,000)

Ongoing

Research Publications

Research Publications 2011-16

  1. S.M.Chavan, N.V.Rathod, Madhuri S. Kulkarni ,A.B. Patil and D.D. Malkhede*Liquid liquid extraction of Cd2+ and its complexation study by p-t-butylthiacalyx. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences,Vol.6(4), 1-7, April 2016. ISSN2231-606X

  2. Madhuri S. Kulkarni , Revati Nagarkar, “A Convenient Synthesis of Exoderil” Environment Observer, Volume-13,201, 2013, ISSN 2322-5997.

  3. Dr. Madhuri Kulkarni , Mrs. Ketaki Saravate, Proceedings of “Advances in Chemical sciences with special referenc to Molecular Spectrroscopy, Material Science and Organic Electronics” .” Green synthesis of a novel derivative of 3,4-dihydropyrimidinones”, , Pages 24-25, 2014, ISBN No. 978-93-5196-222-9.

  4. Mukula S. Kulkarni, B. S. M. Rao, Redox chemistry of copper complexes of 6,7-dicyanodipyrido quinoxaline; Inorg. Chim. Acta.; 2010, 363 (8), 1813-1817, ISSN: 0020-1693 (Impact factor: 2.046).

  5. P Joshi, M Kulkarni, S Joag, Higher antioxidant activity in decoction than raw fruit parts of Lagenaria siceraria (Mol.) Standley as determined by pulse radiolysis”, Free Radicals and Antioxidants 2013, 3 (1), 52-54, ISSN: 2231-2536 (Impact factor: 1.272).

  6. Sushma R. Katade, Usha Phalgune, R.D. Wakharkar and Nirmala Deshpande, Isolation and Characterization of co-steroid from S. guttata”, Environment Observer, 229 Vol.13, Oct.2013. ISSN 2322-5997.

  7. Dr. Sushma Katade and Dr. Pushpa Pawar, Bioefficacy of himalayan Doop as a mosquito repellent, ISBN-978-81-98564-2-1, 102, 2016.

  8. N.S.Rajurkar and Mohini Kute, “Activation energy for diffusion of Fe3+ ions in agar gel medium containing Fe2(SO4)3”, Environment Observer, 13, 99-100, 2013,ISSN 2322-5997.

  9. K Joshi, K Selvaraj, N Rathod, D Malkhede, A DFT based study on complexation behavior of hexasulphonatocalix (6) arenes with Zr (IV) and Th (IV) metals, Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS fourth interdisciplinary symposium on materials, 2012.

  10. A.Rao, N.V Rathod, D.D Malkhede, VV Raut, KL Ramakumar, Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of uranium from acidic medium employing calixarenes, Separation Science and Technology 48 (4), 644-651, 2013.

  11. NV Rathod, A Rao, P Kumar, KL Ramakumar, DD Malkhede,“ Complexation with calixarenes and efficient supercritical CO2 extraction of Pb (ii) from acidic medium”, New Journal of Chemistry 38 (11), 5331-5340,2014.

  12. S Gawhale, A Jadhav, N.V.Rathod, D Malkhede, G Chaudhari; “Inclusion complex formation of ternary system: Fluoroscein-p-sulfonato calix [4] arene-Cu2+ by cooperative binding”; Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Bio-molecular Spectroscopy 148, 382-388, 2015 (impact factor-2.2).

  13. NV Rathod, A Rao, P Kumar, KL Ramakumar, DD Malkhede, “ Studies on complexation and supercritical fluid extraction of Cd2+ with calixarenes, Ind.Eng.Chem.Res, ACS,54,3933-3941,2015.

  14. Joice Thomas, Jubi John, Nikita Parekh, Wim Dehaen, “A metal free 3-component reaction for the region-selective synthesis of 1,4,5-trisubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles”; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed 38, 2014, (impact factor = 11.26).

  15. Nikita Parekh, Joice ThomasJubi JohnRadhika KusurkarWim M. De Borggraeve, and Wim Dehaen* “Synthetic Protocol toward Fused Pyrazolone Derivatives via a Michael Addition and Reductive Ring Closing Strategy”; J. Org. Chem 2014, 79 (11), 5338-5344,(impact factor = 4.721).

  16. Jubi John, Joice Thomas, Nikita Parekh and Wim Dehaen*, “Tandem Organocatalyzed Knoevenagel Condensation/1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition towards Highly Functionalized Fused 1,2,3 Triazoles”; European J.Org.Chem. Volume 2015, Issue 22,  4922–4930, 2015, (impact factor =3.065).

  17. Cu–ZnOnanocrystallites by aqueous thermolysis method Thermal and vibrational study Supriya N. Rishikeshi, Satyawati Joshi J Therm Anal Calorim.,2012, 109, 1473–1479

  18. Chain length dependence of polyol synthesis of zinc ferrite nanoparticles ; Why is diethylene glycol so differenct? Supriya N. Rishikeshi, Satyavati Joshi, Mayur Temgire,
    Jayesh Bellare; Dalton Trans, 2013,42, 54300-54308

Linkage Collaboration

Linkages with

  • Agharkar Research Institute, Pune
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Fergusson college, Pune
  • National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • National Centre for Free Radical Research, Pune
  • S.P. College, Pune
  • University of Pune



Consultancy

Placement

PLACEMENT IF APPLICABLE

Name of the Coordinator : Dr. Mukula S. Kulkarni
One or two line about placement cell :

We guide our students in the development of their soft skills. This year our first M. Sc. batch was out. Our department had arranged campus interviews of Pharmaceutical companies like Innova Synth., Deepak Nitrite and Serum Institute. There was 100 % placement of the students.

Two students have joined for Ph. D.


Department of Chemistry is the oldest science department in our college established in 1993. Taking into the consideration the growing interest of the subject, we have started M.Sc. Organic Chemistry course since the academic year 2006-07. The objective of the department is not only to enrich students academically, but also in their all round development.

PLACEMENT TEAM

1) Dr Madhuri S. Kulkarni (Head of the department)

2) Dr Mukula S. Joshi

3) Mrs Revati Nagarkar

SELECTED STUDENTS

Academic year 2011-12

Sr no

Name of the student

Name of the organisation

1

Madhukar Said

Jubiliant Chemsys, Noida

2

Phakkad Wadhavane

Jubiliant Chemsys, Noida

3

Pankaj Chaudhari

Jubiliant Chemsys, Noida

4

Pravin Ravade

Jubiliant Chemsys, Noida

5

Pruthviraj Barangule

Jubiliant Chemsys, Noida

6

Prashant Said

Jubiliant Chemsys, Noida

7

Phanase Vikram

Evolvus, Pune

8

Varshali Magar

Evolvus, Pune

 

Academic year 2012-13

Sr no

Name of the student

Name of the organisation

1

Pramod Ugale

Galaxy Surfactants, Tarapur, Mumbai

2

Mahesh Kutwal

. Galaxy Surfactants, Tarapur, Mumbai

3

Govinda Mali

e solve technologies, Pune

4

Preeti Tarkase

e solve technologies, Pune

5

Khaire Chetan

Forensic Science, Nagpur

6

Prakash Narasale

Praj Industries, Pune

7

Suyog Chavan

Sun Pharma, Ahmednagar

8

Rohit Ghadage

Innovasynth Khopoli

9

Pradeep Pandey

Lupin Pharma, Pune

10

Snehal Chaskar

NCL, project asst.

 

Academic year 2013-14

Sr no

Name of the student

Name of the organisation

1

Sonam Sahane

e solve knowledge,

2

Pooja Raheja

Amcor Rigid Plastics, Pune

3

Harshada Pawar

Amcor Rigid Plastics, Pune

4

Rohit Ghadge

Innovassynth, Khopoli.

5

Prakash Narsale

Praj Industries, Pune.

6

Suyog Chavan

Sun Pharma Pune.

7

Chetan Khaire

Forensic Sciences, Nagpur.

8

Preeti tarkase

e solve knowledge, Pune

9

Govinda Mali

e solve knowledge, Pune

10

Pradeep Pandey

Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Pune

11

Mahesh Kutwal

Galaxy Surfactants, Tarapur.

12

Ashpak Shaikh

Alkyl Amine, Kurkumbh

Alumni

Infrastructure

Support Staff

Activities

Guest lectures by eminent Professors and Scientists

  • Prof. R. S. Mali, Ex vice Chancellor, Noth Maharashtra University
  • Prof. M. S. Wadia, Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry, University of Pune
  • Dr. Anup Ranade, I. P., Nycomid Pharma, Mumbai
  • Dr. Vedavati Puranik, Scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • Dr. Pathare, Dr. Gijare, (Career guidance)

The Department of Chemistry sends M. Sc. students for the summer project at many esteemed research institutes such as Bhabha     Atomic Research Centre, National Chemical Laboratory, HEMRL and also to some industries like Deepak Nitrite, Glaxo, RCF etc.

Every year poster and project competition for students is arranged.

Science exhibition is arranged every year for B.Sc. and M. Sc. Students.

Industrial visits in order to develop a practical approach in students.

Visits to National Chemical Laboratory and University of Pune

Seminars are arranged for M. Sc. students in order to develop their presentation skill.

Students also handle variety of Chemistry related softwares such as Chemwind, ISIS draw, Chemdraw and Origin.

Students Alumni Association is celebrated every year on December 31. It is a very prestigious function of our department where all present and past students meet and share their feelings.

 Chemiad coaching for F. Y. B. Sc. General and Biotechnology students. Every year our students get rank in Chemiad- a university level competition.

Remedial coaching is given to students as per the need.


Salient features

  • Qualified, experienced and dynamic staff
  • Well equipped laboratories
  • Healthy student-teacher interaction
  • Student projects at esteemed research organizations and industries
  • Departmental library
  • Special efforts for placements

Activities

  • Science exhibition
  • Chemquiz
  • Study tours
  • Chemiad guidance
  • Students’ seminars
  • Alumni

Activities

Our students appeared for the campus interviews in various companies. The students are placed mainly in the following companies

  • Innova Synth.,
  • Deepak Nitrite Pvt Ltd
  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals
  • Prabhat Group of Industries
  • Morde Foods, Manchar
  • GVK Biosciences, Hyderabad

In addition to this, two students have joined for Ph. D.


Guest Lectures

  • Prof. R. S. Mali, Ex vice Chancellor, Noth Maharashtra University
  • Prof. M. S. Wadia, Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry, University of Pune
  • Dr. Anup Ranade, I. P., Nycomid Pharma, Mumbai
  • Dr. Vedavati Puranik, Scientist, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • Prof. Dr. B.S.M. Rao, Raja Ramanna Fellow, National Centre for Free Radical Research, Pune

Our shining stars (Students' achievements

  • Best student Trophy 2006 : Mr. Sushrut Bhanushali
  • Best class award T.Y.B .Sc.(Chemistry):  2005 and 2007
  • T.R. Ingale best poster award in inter college competition –Mr. Shekhar Shinde
  • Award in inter college Lecture competition – Ms. Kanchan Gore
  • Best poster award in national seminar – Shailesh kate and mahendra lahote
  • Leela Poonawala Foundation fellowship – Ms. Siddhida Deo, Ms. Swati Dhapte
  • Inter college quiz competition conducted by ISSER: Padmini Pillai,

Our students appeared for campus interviews in following companies. The students have placed  mainly in the following companies

  • Innova Synth.,
  • Deepak Nitrite Pvt Ltd
  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals
  • Prabhat Group of Industries
  • Morde Foods, Manchar
  • GVK Biosciences, Hyderabad
In addition to this, two students have joined for Ph. D.

Chemistry Department 2012-13

 

Chemistry Department 2013-14

Chemistry Department Activities of year 2014-15

 

Teaching Staff Information : Chemisry Faculty

Name
: Dr. Madhuri Sanjeev Kulkarni
Designation
: Associate Professor and Head, Dept. Of Chemistry
Qualification
: M.Sc. Ph. D. NET
Teaching Experience
: 19 Years
Research Papers
: 10
Research Project
  • Completed Projects : 2
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 10
Awards Received
: 1
Curriculum Vitae


Name
: Mrs. Anuradha Ramakrishna Bhamidi
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc., B.Ed., NET
Teaching Experience
: 14 Years
Industrial Experience
: 1 Year 2 Months
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 2


Name
: Dr. Sushama Mohan Kale
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc. (Chem), Ph. D.
Teaching Experience
: 10 Years
Email ID
Research Papers
: 5
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 3
Curriculum Vitae


Name
: Dr. Sushma R Katade
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D.
Teaching Experience
: 13 Years
Email ID
Research Papers
: 16
Research Project
  • Completed Projects : 1
  • Ongoing Projects : 1
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 5
Awards Received
: 1
Curriculum Vitae


Name
: Dr. Mukula Shripad Joshi
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc.,B.Ed.,Ph.D.
Teaching Experience
: 13 Years
Industrial Experience
: 18 Years
Email ID
Research Papers
: 7
E-Content Developed
  • Videos : 1
  • Documents : 25
Awards Received
: 2
Curriculum Vitae


Name
: Dr. Mohini S Gupte
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc., Ph.D (Chemistry)
Teaching Experience
: 13 Years
Research Papers
: 11
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 4
Awards Received
: 3
Curriculum Vitae


Name
: Mrs. Gayatri Swapnil Shrotriya
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc (Organic Chemistry), NET
Teaching Experience
: 14 Years
Email ID
E-Content Developed
  • Videos : 2
Curriculum Vitae


Name
: Mrs. Revati Rahul Nagarkar
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc. Organic Chemistry, NET, SET
Teaching Experience
: 9 Years
Research Papers
: 2
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 2
Awards Received
: 2
Curriculum Vitae


Name
: Mrs. Ketaki Kedar Saravate
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc. Organic Chemistry, NET, SET
Teaching Experience
: 9 Years
Industrial Experience
: 6 Months
Research Papers
: 2
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 3
Curriculum Vitae


Name
: Dr. Ritu Mamgain
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: Ph.D
Teaching Experience
: 6 Years
Research Papers
: 7
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 2
Curriculum Vitae


Programs

UNDER GRADUATE COURSES

Course Name Duration of Course Current Strength
B.Sc. (Chemistry) 3 Years 24


POST GRADUATE COURSES

Course Name Duration of Course Intake Strength
M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) 2 Years M. Sc. I 45
M. Sc. II 45

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