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Chemistry
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  • Staff Members
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  • Research/Publication
  • Activities
Department of Chemistry, one of the largest departments of college is committed to nurturing overall development of learners through various curricular and extra-curricular activities. Well qualified and enthusiastic teaching faculty members along with efficient and co – operative non-teaching staff are striving to assist learners to achieve their goals. 
  • Mrs. R. M. ParwaniMrs. R. M. ParwaniAssociate Professor
  • Mr. M. M. SajidMr. M. M. SajidAssistant Professor
  • Dr. A. BhardwDr. A. BhardwajAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Prajakta SarangDr. Prajakta SarangAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Hetal MehtaDr. Hetal MehtaAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Ajay GoleDr. Ajay GoleAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Satish IngaleDr. Satish IngaleAssistant Professor
  • Ms. Divya ChennaMs. Divya ChennaAssistant Professor
  • 1Dr. Mohammed Azam ShaikhAssistant Professor
  • 1Mr. Nilesh N. KorgavkarAssistant Professor
  • Mrs. R. M. ParwaniMrs. R. M. ParwaniAssociate Professor
  • Mr. M. M. SajidMr. M. M. SajidAssistant Professor
  • Dr. A. BhardwDr. A. BhardwajAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Prajakta SarangDr. Prajakta SarangAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Hetal MehtaDr. Hetal MehtaAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Ajay GoleDr. Ajay GoleAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Satish IngaleDr. Satish IngaleAssistant Professor
  • Ms. Divya ChennaMs. Divya ChennaAssistant Professor
  • 1Dr. Mohammed Azam ShaikhAssistant Professor
  • 1Mr. Nilesh N. KorgavkarAssistant Professor

Mrs. R. A. Mirji

    Books published
      Inorganic Chemistry F. Y. B.Sc.
      ISBN No: 978-93-5142-887-9
      Himalaya Publications

      Inorganic Chemistry S. Y. B.Sc.
      ISBN No: 978-93-5202-678-4
      Himalaya Publications

      Inorganic Chemistry T. Y. B. Sc.
      978-93-5262-137-8
      Himalaya Publications

      Dr. Mangaonkar S. S.

      College Physical Chemistry, F.Y.B.Sc., 2018
      ISBN Number: 978-93-5142-783-4
      Himalaya Publications

      College Physical Chemistry, F.Y.B.Sc., 2018
      ISBN Number: 978-93-5262-597-0
      Himalaya Publications

      College Physical Chemistry, S.Y.B.Sc., 2018
      ISBN Number: 978-93-5273-384-2
      Himalaya Publications

      College Analytical Chemistry S.Y.B.Sc., 2018
      ISBN Number: 978-93-5273-417-7
      Himalaya Publications

      College Physical Chemistry T.Y.B.Sc., 2018
      ISBN Number: 978-93-5299-282-9
      Himalaya Publications

      College Analytical Chemistry T.Y.B.Sc., 2018
      ISBN Number: 978-93-5262-121-7
      Himalaya Publications


      Mr. M. M. Sajid

      • Attended one day HPTLC training organized  by Mithibai College on 5th December, 2019. 
      • Presented a paper on ‘Synthesis and Characterisation of ZnO:CuO:Fe2O3 nanocomposites and spectroscopic study of its interaction with bovine serum albumin’ in the National conference on New Imperatives in drug design and Discovery (NIDDD-2019)  held on 22nd-23rd November,2019 at Department of Chemistry, Uka Tarsadia University, Bardoli, Gujrat.

      Prizes won:
      Awarded 3rd prize for oral Presentation of research paper on ‘Removal of Cu(II) from water using vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) nonorods’ at International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Management, 2019 organized by IQAC and Departments of Botany, Chemistry, Physics & Zoology of Patkar-Varde College under DBT Star College Scheme on 24thJanuary, 2019.

      Books published
      General Chemistry I (S.Y.B.Sc)
      ISBN No: 978-93-5077-076-4
      Tech – Max Publications

        General Chemistry II (S.Y.B.Sc) 
        ISBN No: 978-93-5077-077-1
        Tech – Max Publications

        Paper published
        • Comparative Study of Ajeet-III BG-II and Tulsi 144 BG-II of cotton(Gossypium) for the chemical and biochemical content, minerals and trace elements, Journal of Chemistry  and Chemical Sciences, 2017, 7(6), 425-434.
        • Catalysis of SO2 to SO3 by Ocimum Sanctum Mediated Potassium Vanadate (KV2O5) Nanocuboids, Journal of Chemistry  and Chemical Sciences, 2017, 7(4), 297-306.
        • Biosynthesis and characterization of zinc oxide nanoparticle using FicusReligiosa Leaves extract, World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2017.

        Dr. (Ms.) Aparna Bhardwaj

        • Received a minor research project entitled “Determination of natural colourants in different species of Dendrobium by HPTLC” from University of Mumbai. 
        • Presented a research paper  entitled ‘Spectrophotometric determination of thorium (IV) using Bromophenol blue dye as an analytical reagent ’ in UGC sponsored International Conference on ‘Innovations in Chemical Research and Applied Chemical Sciences’ held on 12th-13th January 2015, organized by Department of Chemistry, Smt. Chandibai Himathmal Mansukhani College, Ulhasnagar
        • Presented a research paper entitled ‘Spectrophotometric determination of indium (III) using Bromothymol blue dye as an analytical reagent’ in a UGC-SAP Sponsored National Conference on ‘Advances and Innovations in Chemical Sciences, 2015’ on 12th-13th February, 2015 organized by, Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai, Santacruz 
        • Presented a paper entitled “Using Potential wetland plant for textile waste water of Bhiwandi, Thane, India: Ecosustainable approach” at UGC sponsored National seminar on Wetlands – Present Status, Ecology and Conservation on August 12, 2015.
        Publications
        • Spectrophotometric analysis of colourant extract from three different coloured flowers of Tagetus erecta (L) at different pH values. Aparna Bhardwaj & E. R. Agharia, International Research Journal of Chemistry 10, 13 – 18, 2015.


        Dr.(Ms.) Prajakta Sarang

        • Participated in a regional workshop on Research based pedagogical tools held at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune from August 20 - 22, 2019. 
        • Participated in workshop on 'Avishkar Research Convention: 2019-20' organized by Department of Students' Development, University of Mumbai at K. J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce, Vidyavihar, Mumbai on August 16, 2019. 

        Paper presented
        • ‘Synthesis of an architecturally interesting molecular hybrid’ at National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemical Sciences RDCS 2018, Mumbai University on March 08 and 09,  2018 (Oral).
        • Attended a workshop on “Credit Based Semester – Wise Revised Syllabus for T. Y. B. Sc. in the subject of Chemistry” jointly organized by Department of Chemistry, R. J. College of Arts, Science & Commerce and the Board of Studies in Chemistry, University of Mumbai on 4th March, 2016.
        • Participated in workshop on “Sustainable Quality Enhancement” organized by SVKM’s Mithibai College on 18-19 March 2016.
        • Participated in Three-Day International Conference on ‘Education in Chemistry’ held at The Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (TIFR), Mumbai during December 12 – 14, 2014.
        • Assisted in paper setting and evaluation of the Indian National Chemistry Olympiad Examination held on January 31, 2015 (Round 2).
        • Worked as a college coordinator for CONTECH – 15 (concept test in Chemistry);   a competitive test at national level for UG students in chemistry, organized by Association of Chemistry Teachers (ACT), c/o Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Mumbai.

        Dr.(Ms.) Hetal Mehta

        • Dr. Hetal Mehta and Dr. Tejashri Kulkarni participated and presented the chapter titled Imagining Education Post-Covid-19 in International E- conference on “Post COVID - 19 situation” jointly organized by Anjuman Islam Janjira Degree College of Science, Murud Janjira and Anjuman Islam Janjira Degree College of Commerce, Shrivardhan on 30th March 2021. They were awarded with "Best Chapter Presenter Award" for their chapter presentation.
        • Attended an International Conference on ‘Advances in Materials Science & Applied Biology, (AMSAB -2019)’ from 8-9th January, 2019 organized by SVKM’s NMIMS Sunandan Divatia School of Science.
        • Presented paper on ‘Environment monitoring by ZnO nanoparticles obtained from Zn(MBT)2 single source precursor’ at International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Management, 2019 organized by IQAC and Departments of Botany, Chemistry, Physics & Zoology of Patkar-Varde College under DBT Star College Scheme on 24th January, 2019. (oral)

        Papers presented:
        • 'Preparation of transition metal (Ni, Zn and Co) oxide nano-materials by pyrolysis of M(2-Mercaptobenzothiazole)2 complex' at National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemical Sciences, RDCS 2018 organized by Mumbai University on March 08 and 09, 2018 (poster)
        • Preparation of transition metal (Fe and Co) oxide magnetic nanomaterial using iron and cobalt oxalate as a single source precursor’ at a National Conference on ‘Advance Analytical Tools for Material Characterization’ (AATMC-2018) organized by Department of Chemistry, Birla College, Kalyan on 28th February, 2018 (oral)

        Dr. Ajay V Gole

        Books published:
        General Chemistry-II S.Y. B.Sc. 2017 
        ISBN Number: 978-93-87523-67-8 
        Tech – Max publications 

          Papers presented:
          • 'Preparation of transition metal (Ni, Zn and Co) oxide nano-materials by pyrolysis of M(2-Mercaptobenzothiazole)2 complex' at National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemical Sciences, RDCS 2018 organized by Mumbai University on March 08 and 09, 2018 (poster) 
          • Preparation of transition metal (Fe and Co) oxide magnetic nanomaterial using iron and cobalt oxalate as a single source precursor’ at a National Conference on ‘Advance Analytical Tools for Material Characterization’ (AATMC-2018) organized by Department of Chemistry, Birla College, Kalyan on 28th February, 2018 (oral)
          • ‘Preparation of iron and cobalt oxide nano-sheets using iron and cobalt curcumin complexes single source precusors’ at Emerging trends in material sciences ETIMS 2018, V. G. Vaze college mulund, mumbai on 13 January 2018 (oral)

          Dr Satish R. Ingale

          • Attended one day HPTLC training organized  by Mithibai College on 5th December, 2019.

            Patent/s:

            Green synthesis of Vanadium Pentoxide (V2O5) nanorods using Ocimum sanctum plant leaf extract and its Photocatalytic activity against Methylene Blue dye. Application no. 201721013851A; date of publication: 05/05/2017

            General Chemistry-II, F.Y. B.Sc, 2018
            ISBN Number: 978-93-5077-075-7
            Tech – Max publications
            br>Organic Chemistry S.Y. B.Sc., 2018
            ISBN Number: 978-93-5077-077-1
            Tech – Max publications

            General Chemistry F.Y. B.Sc., 2018
            ISBN Number: 978-93-87523-76-0
            Tech – Max publications

            General Chemistry-II S.Y. B.Sc. 2017
            ISBN Number: 978-93-87523-67-8
            Tech – Max publications

            Basics of Analytical Chemistry-III S.Y. B.Sc., 2017
            ISBN Number: 978-93-87523-68-5
            Tech – Max publications

            PAPERS PUBLISHED:
            • Nikita K. Chamria, Arvind Singh Heer, Sajid M. Mansoori and Satish R. Ingale 2017.Comparative Study of Seeds of Ajeet – III BG – II and Tulasi – 144 BG- II of Cotton (Gossypium) for the Chemical and Biochemical Contents, Minerals and Trace Elements, Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences, Vol.7(6), 425-434, June 2017 (An International Research Journal), www.chemistry-journal.org
            • Arvind Singh K. Heer, Sajid M. Mansoori, Nikita K. Chamria and Satish R. Ingale 2017. Catalysis of SO2 to SO3 by Ocimum Sanctum Mediated Potassium Vanadate (KV2O5) Nanocuboids. Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences, Vol.7(4), 297-306, April 2017 (An International Research Journal), www.chemistry-journal.org
            • Sajid M. Mansoori, Nikita Chamria*, Satish R. Ingale, and Arvind Singh Heer 2017. Comparative Analysis of Leaves of Ocimum Sanctum, Azadirachta Indica, Ficus Religiosa, Cynodon Dactylon and Aegle Marmelos Plants for ite furture use in field of Ayrveda and Nanotechnology, International Journal of Research in Science and Technology http://www.ijrst.com (IJRST) 2017, Vol. No. 7, Issue No. I, Jan-Mar e-ISSN: 2249-0604, p-ISSN: 2454-180X
            • Shruiti Bhatkalkar, Viral Mehata, Satish Ingale and Mansoori M. Sajid 2016. Proximate Analysis of New Hybrid Varieties of Cotton seed (Gossypium), IOSR Journal of Applied Chemistry. Vol. 9(6), Ver.I, pp 36-39. (ISSN 2278-5736).
            • Satish Ingale, M. M. Sajid, 2016. Comparative Study of Proximate Composition of stem and leaves of Epiphyllum Oxypetalum from different District of Maharashtra, World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. Vol. 5(3):790-799. (ISSN 2277-7105).
            • Satish Ingale, M.M. Sajid, 2015. Proximate Composition of Epiphyllum Oxypetalum stem and leaves, World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. Vol. 4(11): 926-933. (ISSN 2277-7105).

          Ms. Divya Chenna

          • Attended one day National conference on Intellectual Property Rights organized by Jai Hind College on 10th December, 2019.
          • Attended one day HPTLC training organized by Mithibai College on 5th December, 2019. 

          Papers published
          • Ultrasound assisted synthesis of gold nanoparticles as an efficient catalyst for reduction of various nitro compounds, Chemistry Select, 2017.
          Conferences / workshops attended
          • 8th edition of Asia-Pacific Conference of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, 15th December 2017 at IIT Bomay
          • Journal of Chemistry  and Chemical Sciences, 2017, 7(4), 297-306.

          • Publication/s - One–step sonochemical irradiation dependent shape controlled crystal growth study of gold nano/microplates with high catalytic activity in degradation of dyes Manohar A. Bhosale, Divya R. Chenna, and Bhalchandra M. Bhanage, ChemistrySelect 2016, 3, 504 – 512; DOI: 10.1002/slct.201600044.
          • Recipient of Gold Medal for standing First in M.Sc. Chemistry at Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.
          • Participated and escorted 23 T.Y.B.Sc. students of Chemistry Department of Mithibai College for a study tour to BARC on National Science Day (NSD-2016) organized by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre on 28th February, 2016.
          • Stood “first” at MSc Chemistry in Institute of Chemical Technology.
          • 2nd prize in “We create chemistry” Quiz organized by BASF on the ocassion of “BASF’s 150th Anniversary” on 23rd Jan, 2015.
          • Stood third in “Chem Quiz” at Chem Fiesta – 2015 of Guru Nanak College.
          • Stood first in “Chem Quiz” at -2015 at Keerti College.
          • Stood first in ACT-IYC Concept test in Chemistry, 2014.
          • 7th rank in the Indian Chemical Society – 2014 with 98.25%.
          • 9th rank in the Indian Chemical Society – 2013 with 98.35%.
          • Modern Education Society’s Gold medalist for standing first at TYBSc.
          • Stood “fifth” at TYBSc exam at University level held in April, 2013.
          • Stood “first” in Chemistry at TYBSc exam at University level held in April, 2013.
          • Recipient of Nandini Pai Prize for standing first in Chemistry at TYBSc, 2013.
          • Recipient of Shri Vaman Gopal Bade Scholarship for the year 2011-12.
          • Awardee of Principal Dr. N. V. Bhide Scholarship for Chemistry for the year 2011-12.
          • Awardee of Dr. S. S. Zarapakar Prize for the year 2011-12.
          • Recipient of Dr. Nandini Pai Prize for standing first in SYBSc for the year 2011-12.

          Dr. Mohammed Azam Shaikh

          • Received Ph.D. degree in Science from the University of Mumbai in the month of February 2018 in the convocation ceremony of university of Mumbai held on 22nd February 2018.
          Awards / Prizes / Medals won
          • Won the best poster presentation award for the paper entitled ‘Synthesis, photo physical, electrochemical and Theoretical Investigation of Acridone-Amine Donor - Acceptor derivative for ambipolar materials’ at National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemical Sciences RDCS 2018, Mumbai University on March 08 and 09, 2018
          Paper presented
          • ‘Synthesis, photo physical, electrochemical and Theoretical Investigation of Acridone-Amine Donor - Acceptor derivative for ambipolar materials’ at National Conference on Recent Developments in Chemical Sciences RDCS 2018, Mumbai University on March 08 and 09 2018 (Poster).
          Papers published
          • Synthesis, Optoelectronic and Theoretical Investigation of Anthraquinone Amine-Based Donor-Acceptor Derivatives, ChemistrySelect, 2017.
          • Synthesis, Spectral, Electrochemical and Theoretical Investigation of indolo[2,3-b]quinoxaline dyes derived from Anthraquinone for n–type materials, Bharat K Sharma, Azam M. Shaikh, R. M. Kamble, S. Chacko, J. Chem. Sci. 2017, 129(4), 483–494.
          • Electrochemically synthesised xanthone-cored conjugated polymers as materials for electrochromic windows, H.F. Higginbotham, M. Czichy, B. K. Sharma, Azam.M. Shaikh, R.M. Kamble, P. Data, Electrochimica Acta, 273 (2018) 264-272.
          • Design, Synthesis, Opto–Electrochemical and Theoretical Investigation of Novel Indolo[2, 3-b]naphtho[2, 3-f] quinoxaline Derivatives for n–Type Materials in Organic Electronics, B. K. Sharma, Azam M. Shaikh, R. M. Kamble, S. Chacko, Chemistry Select, 2018, 3, 6907-6915.
          Conferences / workshops attended
          • Workshop on “Organic Electronic” at University of Mumbai

          Mr. Nilesh Korgavkar

          Papers published

          • 1, 3-Dipolar cycloaddition reaction of nitrile oxides and alkenes  using imidazole and pyridine containing reusable polymeric base catalysts, Syn. Comm, 2017.
          • Development of hydrogelator-based gel-entrapped base catalysts (GEBCs) as heterogeneous basic catalysts for the synthesis of 3-acetylcoumarins, New J. Chemistry, 2017, 41.

          Sr. No.

          Name of Author/s

          Title of the paper

          Name of the Journal

          ISSN Number

          Year of Publication ,Volume No., Page Nos.

          1

          Sajid Mansoori

          Proximate Composition of Epiphyllum

          Oxypetalum stem and leaves.

          World Journal

          Of Pharmaceutical

          Research.

          2277-7105

           

          2

          Sajid Mansoori

          Comparative Study of Proximate Composition of stem and leaves of Epiphyllum Oxypetalum

           from different District of Maharashtra.

           

          World Journal

          Of Pharmaceutical

          Research.

          2277-7105

           

          3

          Sajid Mansoori

          Proximate Analysis of  New Hybrid

          Varieties of Cottonseed (Gossypium)

          IOSR Journal

          Of Applied

          Chemistry

          2278-5736

           

          4

          Sajid Mansoori

          A review on anti-cancerous phyto

           Medicines.

          Journal of

          Medicinal Plants

          Studies

          2320-

          3862

           

          5

          Sajid Mansoori

          Comparative analysis of leaves of ocimum

          Sanctum,azadirachta indica, ficus religiosa,

           Cynodon dactylon and aegle marmelos plants for its future use in field of Ayurveda and Nanotechnology.

           

          International

          Journal of 

          Research

          in Science and

          Technology

          2249-

          0604

           

          6

          Sajid Mansoori

          Catalysis of SO2 to SO3 by Ocimum Sanctum Mediated

           Potassium Vanadate

           (KV2O5) Nanocuboids

          Journal of

          Chemistry

          and Chemical

          Sciences

          2319-

          7625

           

          7

           

           

           

           

           

           

           

          Sajid Mansoori

          Comparative Study of Ajeet-III BG-II and

          Tulsi 144 BG-II of Cotton(Gossypium)

          for the chemical and biochemical content, minerals and trace elements.

          Journal of

          Chemistry

          and Chemical

          Sciences

          2319-

          7625

           

          8

          Sajid Mansoori

          Biosynthesis and characterization of zinc

          Oxide Nanoparticle using ficus religiosa leaves extract

          World Journal of

          Pharmaceutical

          Research.

          2277– 7105

           

          9

          Aparna S Bhardwaj and

          Somendra Sharma

           Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticle from Curcuma longa Leaves Extract  and its Antibacterial Activity against E. coli and S. aureus (12-03-2020)

          Journal of applicable chemistry(JOAC)

          2278-1862

           

           2020, 240-245

           

          10

          Aparna S Bhardwaj

           

          Phytochemical and Antibacterial studies on Methanolic flower extract of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis L.

          Journal of Applicable Chemistry

          2278-1862

           

          2018, 7, 958-963

          11

          Aparna S Bhardwaj

           

          Determination of Quercetin by HPTLC method in Pink Dendrobium flowers extract

          AbhinavJournal of Research in Science & Technology

          2277-1174

          2018, 7, 1, 1-6

          12

          Aparna S Bhardwaj

           

          Phytochemical evaluation and HPTLC finger print profile of Peltophorum pterocarpum (L) Merr, flower extract

          Journal of Applicable Chemistry

          2278-1862

           

          2017, 6 (4), 577-583

          13

          Aparna S Bhardwaj

           

          Determination of Thorium (IV) by simple spectrophotometric technique

          Journal of Applicable Chemistry

          2278-1862

          2017, 6(5), 904-909

          14

          Aparna S Bhardwaj

           

          Determination of Quercetin by HPTLC method in Purple Dendrobium flower extract

          Journal of Applicable Chemistry

          2278-1862

          2017, 6(5), 877-883

           

          15

          Aparna S Bhardwaj

           

          Determination of Kaempferol by HPTLC method from Nyctanthes arbortristis Linn. Flower extract

          Journal of Applicable Chemistry

          2278-1862

          2017, 6(6), 1171-1178

          16

          Aparna S Bhardwaj

          Determination of Indium (III) by simple spectrophotometric techniques using bromocresol purple dye

          Journal of Applicable Chemistry

          2278-1862

          2017, 6(6), 1179-1183

          17

          Sarang, Prajakta SYadav, Arun ATrivedi, Girish KSalunkhe, Manikrao M

          Synthesis and X-ray diffraction structure of a novel steroid-pyrrolidinoisoquinoline alkaloid hybrid

          Indian Journal of Chemistry -Section B (IJC-B)

          0019-5103

          2020, 59B(10)

          1575-1578

          18

          Satish R. Ingale

          Comparative Study of Seeds of Ajeet – III BG – II and Tulasi – 144 BG- II of Cotton (Gossypium) for the Chemical and Biochemical Contents, Minerals and Trace Elements.

          Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences, ,

           

          2017, 7(6), 425-434

          19

          Satish R. Ingale

          Catalysis of SO2 to SO3 by Ocimum Sanctum Mediated Potassium Vanadate (KV2O5) Nanocuboids.

          Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences,

           

          2017, 7(4), 297-306,

          20

          Satish R. Ingale

          Comparative Analysis of Leaves of Ocimum Sanctum, Azadirachta Indica, Ficus Religiosa, Cynodon Dactylon and Aegle Marmelos Plants for ite furture use in field of Ayrveda and Nanotechnology.

          International Journal of Research in Science and Technology

           

          2017, 7, 100-116,

          21

          Manohar A. Bhosale, Divya R. Chenna, and Bhalchandra M. Bhanage

          Ultrasound Assisted Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles as an

          Efficient Catalyst for Reduction of Various Nitro

          Compounds

          Chemistry Select

          2365-6549

          2017, 2, 1225 – 1231

          22

          Bharat K Sharma, Azam M. Shaikh, R. M. Kamble, S. Chacko

          Synthesis, Spectral, Electrochemical and Theoretical Investigation of indolo[2,3-b]quinoxaline dyes derived from Anthraquinone

          J. Chem. Sciences

          (Indian Academy of Science)

           

          2017, 129(4), 483–494.

           

          23

          H.F. Higginbotham, M. Czichy, B. K. Sharma, Azam.M. Shaikh, R.M. Kamble, P. Data,

           Electrochemically synthesised xanthone-cored conjugated polymers as materials for electrochromic windows

          Electro chimica Acta,

          (Elsevier)

           

          273 (2018) 264-272.

           

          24

          B. K. Sharma, Azam M. Shaikh, R. M. Kamble, S. Chacko

          Design, Synthesis, Opto–Electrochemical and Theoretical Investigation of Novel Indolo[2, 3-b]naphtho[2, 3-f] quinoxaline Derivatives for n–Type Materials in Organic Electronics

          Chemistry Select

          (Wiley Publication)

           

          2018, 3, 6907-6915.

          25

          Nilesh Korgavkar, S. D. Samant

           1, 3-Dipolar cycloaddition reaction of 

          aryl nitrile oxides with alkenes using imidazole and pyridine containing reusable polymeric base catalysts

           

          Synthetic Communications, Taylor & Francis

          1532-2432

           2018, 47 (4), 387-394

          26

           Nilesh Korgavkar, S. D. Samant

          Development of hydrogelator-based gel-entrapped base catalysts (GEBCs) as 

          heterogeneous basic catalysts for the synthesis 

          of 3-acetylcoumarins

          New Journal of Chemistry

          RSC

          11440546, 13699261

          2017, 41(21), 12422-12428


          National Symposium
          Department of Chemistry organized an online National Symposium on ‘Scope and Prospects of Chemical Science’ from July 26 – 31, 2021 under the aegis of RUSA. Objective of the symposium was to help aspiring students to acquire a challenging chemistry career in life. Around 161 participants from various colleges of different states participated in his symposium.
          On first day of symposium, Dr. Anil Vitthalrao Ghule, Director of IPR, Shivaji University, Kolhapur briefed participants about strategies and important aspects to be considered while choosing a right career. On day 2, Prof. (Dr.) Raghavan B. Sunoj, IIT Bombay illustrated role of computational chemistry in organic reaction mechanism to the participants. On day 3, guest speaker Dr. Savita Ladage, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR briefed participants about Chemistry Educational Research. On day 4 of symposium, guest speaker Dr. Prakash Kondekar, Indian Institute of Naturopathy enthusiastically explained role of Chemistry in Toxicology to the participants. On day 5 of symposium, guest speaker Dr. Vivek Polshettiwar, TIFR, in a very lucid language explained climate change and how to combat it to the participants. On the last and 6th day of symposium, Ms. Ankita Mathew, Senior brand protection specialist, Navee France briefed participants about fundamentals of Intellectual Property Rights and career opportunities there within. Sessions of Dr. Kondekar and Ms. Ankita were organized in collaboration with Indian Women Scientists’ Association.
          Chem Trek 21
          Students, teachers and staff of Mithibai College celebrated ‘Chem Trek 21’, an annual departmental fest of Chemistry department, on April 09, 2021. ‘Hormones and their effects on body’ was the theme of fest this year.
          Through different events like quiz, Adrenaline, JAM (Just-A-Minute), Covalent Jugalbandi and final call, an attempt was made to spread Hormonal Chemistry awareness among the participants. Almost more than 160 students from different Bombay colleges, participated in this event. It was a perfect combination of academics, culture and tradition. Team work of students and teachers of Chemistry department was well appreciated by the roaring audience through applause.
          Guest Lecture
          Department of Chemistry organized a guest lecture on the topic ‘Opportunities in Chemistry’ on February 4, 2021 under DBT star college scheme. Dr. Avdhoot Velenkar, Head Discovery, S. H. Kelkar and Company Limited, Mumbai guided students on this occasion.
          He gave overview of Chemical industry as well as process of drug development to the audience. He shared important tips with students for preparation of CV. He also guided students on how to deal with the layoffs by sharing his own experiences.
          Guest Lecture
          Department of Chemistry organized an online guest lecture on ‘Opportunities for students with Chemistry background’ on August 28, 2020. Dr. Vadiraj Ekkundi, Director Innova SMART LLP Bengaluru guided third year undergraduate students on this occasion. Around 100 third year undergraduate students participated in this session.
          He emphasized the fact that for better chances of employability in competitive outside world, students need to develop their professional skills along with the formal education that they are receiving through their curriculum.