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Chemistry

About Department

Department of chemistry is an integral part of School of Basic Sciences and Research. The strength of the department is its highly qualified faculty and quality of academic education. Department has state-of-the-art laboratory for undergraduate and postgraduate students well equipped with sophisticated instruments as per the syllabi.

Department offers three years B.Sc. (Hons.) and two years M.Sc. in physical, inorganic, organic chemistry and material chemistry. Department also offers the Ph.D. program and four years integrated M.Sc program in various disciplines of chemistry. All the faculty members are committed to guide the student at all times with their valuable suggestions. The department organizes interdisciplinary workshops and seminars regularly for students. The chemistry club of the department caters to the doubts of students about different competitive exams.

  • Three years (06 semesters) B.Sc.( Hons.) program in Chemistry
  • Four years (08 semesters) integrated M.Sc. program in Chemistry
  • Two years (04 semesters) M.Sc. in Chemistry with specialization in Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical chemistry and Material Science
  • One semester Chemistry for engineers in undergraduate engineering courses
  • Open electives for B.Tech semesters 06 and 08 respectively.

Achievements

Department has three sponsored research projects from Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), New Delhi sanctioned under Business Incubation Centre (BIC) as listed below.

  • Development of light emitting diodes.
  • Antibacterial nanomaterial embedded fabrics for medical applications.
  • Biodiesel production from waste vegetable and non-edible oils using nanoparticle catalyst for commercial purposes.

Further, almost all faculty members of the department has been awarded financially by the university for overall contribution in teaching and research. International Students have been awarded M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry.

Placement: Nasir Bashir and Pooja Rani have been selected for the senior associate position with Innodata

Arun Solanki has been selected as quality control chemist at India glycol limited, Selaqui( Dehradun)

Seminars & Workshops

  • A Special Lecture on "Science and sustainability in the 21st century: Academia-Industry Interface" by Prof. A K Singh, IIT Bombay (Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Allahabad), 26 April, 2017.
  • Chemistry Club, Department of Chemistry, conducted “Test series for the preparation of UGC-NET exam” on 9th Jan, 10 Feb, 24 March 2017  in continuation of previous year 2016.
  • A visit to Instrumentation lab, Department of Chemistry, IIT-New Delhi, 23 March 2017.
  • A visit to University Science and Instrumentation Centre (USIC), Delhi University, 22 March, 2017.
  •  A talk on "Tricks to crack UGC-NETexam" in chemical sciences by Dr. Noopur Srivastava, 17 March, 2017.
  • An invited talk on “Overview of Biochemistry and its Impact in Medicine”,  21 February 2017.
  • Chemistry club,  Department of Chemistry organised a “Hands on training on Origin Software” on 20th of February, 2017 for M.Sc 1st and 2nd year chemistry students.
  • A Special Lecture on "Overview of Global Scenario on High Energy Materials" by Dr. J.P. Agrawal (Former Director, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Pune, 16 February, 2017.
  •  An interactive workshop on " Give wings to your research idea", 4 February, 2017.
  • An industrial visit to British Paints India Limited (Berger Paints Division) Sikandrabad Unit, Uttar Pradesh, 20 January, 2016.
  •  Industrial visit to TEVA API pharmaceutical industry, Greater Noida, 13  January, 2017.
  • Chemistry club “UGC NET Test Series-III” on 21st October, 2016 for PG students of the department of Chemistry.
  • Department of Chemistry organized an awareness program “Prudent Laboratory Practices and Fire Fighting” on 21st  September 2016. The program was conducted by Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Manager,  Environment, Health & Safety, Jubilant Generics Limited Noida.
  • Chemistry club, Department of Chemistry organized a “Hands on training on Chemdraw Software” on 9th & 15th of September, 2016 for B.Sc 1st Chemistry students.

Infrastructure

Two well settled labs each for under graduate and post graduate level. Two state-of-the-art laboratories; two for undergraduate and one for postgraduate. We are providing a complete range of equipment facilities and technical expertise to the to the UG and OG laboratories. The department is also served a wide range of research grade equipments  and spectrometer.

Research & Publications

The Department of chemistry faculty and research programs place it at this leading edge of scientific research. With substantial funding from government and industrial sponsors, our research interest are multidisciplinary and diverse, this enables the department to offer wide choice of topics for research such as water remediation, drug synthesis, bio adsorbent of waste water, nano composites of crop production, chemical sensors etc.

Recent publication of the department:

  1. Dr. Sheetal Monga: Optimization of controlled ring-opening polymerization of L-lactide to hydroxyl terminated polylactides using zinc acetate catalyst, Polymer Bulletin, 2017.
  2. Dr. Prateeti : Group 12 metal complexes of (2-piperazine-1-ylethyl)-pyridin-2-yl-methylene-amine: rare participation of terminal piperazine N in coordination leads to structural diversity†, Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 2184-2195.
  3. Dr. Geeta Durga (Book Chapter) Ionic Liquids: Industrial Applications" for the Sustainable Inorganic Chemistry volume, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016, pg. 221.
  4. Prof. N.B. Singh: F. N. Okoye, J.Durgaprasad and N.B.Singh, Effect of silica fume on the mechanical properties of fly ash based-geopolymer concrete, Ceramics International (Elsevier) 42(2),  Part B, ( 2016) 3000–3006
  5. Jayram Singh and N.B.Singh,The Solidification behaviour and Phase Equilibrium of o-Nitroaniline – β –Naphthol Binary Eutectic System, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals (Taylor and Francis) 624(1) (2016) 224-235.
  6. Garima Nagpal, A.Bhattacharya and N.B.Singh, Removal of chromium (VI) from aqueous solution by carbon waste from thermal power plant, Desalination and water treatment (Taylor and Francis). IF: 0.988, 57 (2016) 9765–9775
  7. Garima Nagpal, A.Bhattacharya and N.B.Singh, Cu(II) ion removal from aqueous solution using different adsorbents, Desalination and  Water Treatment (Taylor and Francis). IF: 0.988, 57 (2016) 9789–9798
  8. Garima Nagpal, A.Bhattacharya and N.B.Singh, Taguchi’s optimizing technology for removal of As(III) from aqueous solution by Khangar, Asian Journal of Chemistry (Scopus)28(4)(2016)814-818
  9. Sonal Agrawal and N.B.Singh, Removal of Toxic Hexavalent Chromium from aqueous solution by Nickel ferrite-Polyaniline nanocomposite, Desalination and Water Treatment, (Taylor and Francis)57(38)(2016)17757-17766
  10. N.B.Singh and Sonal Agrawal, Nanocomposite-A Review, Emerging Materials Research(ICE) 5(1)(2016)5-43
  11. B.P.Choudhary and N.B.Singh, Properties of Silver Phosphate Glass in the Presence of Nanosize Cobalt and Nickel Oxides, J..Non Cryst. Solids (Elsevier)  440,  (2016)59–69
  12. B.P.Choudhary, Sarita Rai and N.B.Singh, Properties of Silver Phosphate Glass doped with Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles, Ceramics International (Elsevier),42(2016)10813-10825
  13. Sonal Agrawal and N.B.Singh Arsenic Removal from aqueous solution by Nickel ferrite-Polyaniline nanocomposite, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, NISCAIR,23(2016)374-383
  14. F.N.Okoye, and N.B.Singh, Mechanical Properties of  High Volume Fly Ash Concrete, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE) , 13(3)(2016)1-8
  15. Vandana Gupta, Anupam Agarwa, M. K. Singh & N. B. Singh, Torque Blue Dye Removal from water solution by Kail Sawdust ,  Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution,(Scopus) 13(4)(2016) 59–67.
  16. B.P.Choudhary and N.B.Singh, Preparation, characterization and structural investigation of Fe3+ doped silver phosphate glass, Bulletin of Materials Science (Springer)39(7)(2016)1651-1663
  17. Meenu Kalra, Mukesh Kumar and N.B.Singh, Properties of concrete made from Quaternary Blended cement - Fly Ash-Metakaolin-Bone Powder – Portland cement, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET),(Scopus)7(6)(2016)298-313
  18. F.N.Okoye, Satya Prakash and N.B.Singh Durability of fly ash based geopolymer concrete in the presence of silica fume, Journal of Cleaner Production(Elsevier),149(2017) 1062–1067
  19. Sani Nazifi Dalhatu,  Mukesh Kumar, S.K.Saxena and  N.B Singh, ,Hydration Reaction  of Metakaolin Blended Cement in the presence of Super Plasticizer, International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR)(in press)
  20. N.B.Singh, Meenu Kalra and S.K.Saxena, Nanoscience of Cement and Concrete, Materials Today Proceedings (Elsevier) (in press)
  21. Subodh Barthwal and N. B. Singh, ZnO-CNT Nanocomposite : A Device as Electrochemical Sensor,  Materials Today Proceedings (Elsevier) (in press)
  22. S.K.Saxena, Mukesh Kumar and N.B.Singh, Fire Resistant Properties of Alumino Silicate Geopolymer cement Mortars, Materials Today Proceedings (Elsevier) (in press)
  23. S.K. Shukla, Chandra Shekhar Kushwaha, N.B.Singh, Recent developments in conducting polymer based composites for sensing devices, Materials Today Proceedings (Elsevier) (in press)
  24. J. Singh, and N. B. Singh, Crystallization and simulation studies in m-dinitrobenzene – p chloroaniline eutectic system, Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A, (Springer) (in press)

 

List of Students awarded Ph.D. Degree in 2016

  • Ms.Sonal Agrawal
  • Mr. Jayram Singh
  • Ms.Garima Nagpal

It was a great time we spent in Sharda University. Sharda has very wonderful faculty and they are very cooperative and campus environment is very positive. Training and placement department continuous

Harshdeep Batra, MBA

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Deeksha Gupta, MBA - Marketing & Finance

Taking admission into Sharda is like paying for an exclusive world tour. The university is comprised of different people from different nationalities which makes it a global community for diverse lear

Ikechukwu M. Torti, MBA – International Business

Building my career in Sharda University enriched my life. I can somehow see that my future is totally reliant on the career for which I am grateful to every faculty member of Chemistry Department, Sch

Kanjur Wangdi, Master of Science (Integrated), Chemistry

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