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Dr. Ashish Kumar Chalana

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

ashish.chalana@sharda.ac.in

About

Dr. Ashish Kumar Chalana obtained his integrated BS-MS degree (2009–2014) from IISERTVM, Kerala, India. He held an inspire scholarship for his BS-MS degree. He did his PhD degree (2014–2019) from Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, U.P. on the topic of detoxification of heavy metals (Cu, Hg) using chalcogen based small molecules and nanomaterials under the supervision of Dr. Gouriprasanna Roy, Shiv Nadar University (SNU), U.P., India. He has published 9 research articles (Scopus/SCI index) in international journals (ACS, RSC, and Wiley etc.), one international patent, and one book chapter during his PhD tenure. He did his postdoctoral fellowship (2020-2021) from IIT Delhi under the supervision of Prof. Jayashree Bijwe Professor, CART IIT Delhi, India on the topic of development of novel adhesives and composites based on epoxy and nanoparticles. He has cleared national exams UGC-NET, IIT-JEE. His research interest includes synthesis of novel small molecules, nanoparticles which has application towards heavy metal detoxification, detection of various metal ions, antioxidant activities, developments of various adhesives and composites etc. In his free times, he love to play cricket, to go for long drive, read books and watch movies. 

Experience

Total Experience: Teaching and Research (2 years)

  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Sharda University, Greater Noida (December-2021-Present)
  • Post-doctoral Fellow at IIT DELHI (Nov.2020-Dec-2021)
  • Post-doctoral Fellow at Bennett University, Greater Noida, U.P. (Aug 2020-Oct 2020)
  • Subject matter expert (Part time) in Six Red marble (U.S.) based content developing firm) (July 2020-Dec 2020)
  • Adhoc-Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Sharda University, Greater Noida (Oct 2019-April 2020)
  • Research Associate, Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, U.P. (June 2019-Dec 2019)
  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF), Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, U.P. (Sep 2014-Dec 2014)  
  • Master Research Project, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, (IISER-TVM), Kerala, India (May 2013-June-2014)
Qualification
  • Post-Doctoral fellow (2020-2021) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry (2015-2019), Department of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, U.P. India Title of doctoral dissertation: Structural and Physical Properties of Chalcogen-based Copper Complexes and their Significance Copper-Related Disorders
  • BS–MS (Dual Degree) (2009-2014) in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, (IISER-TVM), Kerala, India
Award & Recognition

  • Qualified CSIR-UGC-NET with AIR-19 (Dec 2016)
  • Research Fellowship and Teaching Assistantship award during PhD in Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida,U.P. (2015-2019)
  • Inspire fellowship (Dept. of Science & Technology, MHRD) during BS-MS in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, (IISER)-Thiruvananthpuram, Kerala (2009-2014)
  • Qualified IIT-JEE AIR-9658 (2009)
  • Best Poster Award, Chalana A., Roy, G. "Structural and Physical Properties of Chalcogen Based Copper Complexes and their Significance in Wilsons Disease" Poster presented in "Emerging Trends Translational Research in India" one day symposium, Department of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, U.P

Research

Google Scholar ID:- https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9EJIpdMAAAAJ&hl=en

H index 4, citation: 61

LinkedIn Profile:- https://www.linkedin.com/feed/

Research Publication in Scopus/SCI index:

  • Tripathy, S, Chalana.A, Talukdar. A, Rajesh. P. V., Saha.A, Pramanik.G, Ghosh.S. Limited-Resource Preparable Chitosan Magnetic Particles for Extracting Amplification-Ready Nucleic Acid from Complex Biofluid." Analyst, 2022, 147, 165-177. (I.F.=4.61).
  • Chalana, A., Karri, R., Mandal. S., Pathak. B., Roy, G. Chemical Degradation of Mercury Alkyls Mediated by Copper Selenide Nanosheets, Chem. Asian J. 2019, 14, 4582–4587. (Citation=2, I.F.=4.56)
  • Chalana, A., Karri, R., Das, R., Kumar, B., Rai, R, K., Saxena, H., Gupta, A., Banerjee, M., Jha, K. K., Roy, G. Copper-driven Deselenization: A Strategy for Selective Conversion of Copper Ion into Nanozyme and Its Implication for Copper-Related Disorders, ACS Appl. Mater. Interface 2019, 11, 4766–4776. (Citation=9, I.F.=9.22)
  • Karri, R., Chalana, A., Kumar, B., Jayadev. M., Roy, G., Exploiting the κ2‐Fashioned Coordination of ‐Donor Ligand L3Se for Facile Hg−C Bond Cleavage of Mercury Alkyls and Cytoprotection against Methylmercury‐Induced Toxicity, Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 12810–12819. (Citation 2, I.F.=5.23)
  • Karri, R., Chalana, A., Das, R., Rai, R, K., Roy, G. Cytoprotective effects of imidazole-based and -donor ligands against mercury toxicity: a bioinorganic approach, Metallomics 2019, 11, 213-225. (Citations 4, I.F.=4.52)
  • Rai, R. K., Chalana, A., Karri, R., Das, R., Kumar, B., Roy, G. Role of Hydrogen Bonding by Thiones in Protecting Biomolecules from Copper (I)-Mediated Oxidative Damage, Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 6628–6638. (Citations 10, I.F.=5.16)
  • Karri, R., Banerjee, M., Chalana, A., Jha, K. K.; Roy, G., Activation of the Hg–C Bond of Methylmercury by -Donor Ligands, Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 12102–12115. (Citations 11, I.F.=5.16)
  • Banerjee, M., Karri, R., Chalana. A., Das, R., Rai, R. K., Rawat, K. S., Pathak, B., Roy, G. Protection of Endogenous Thiols against Methylmercury by Benzimidazole-based Thione via Unusual Ligand Exchange Reactions. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 5696–5707. (Citation 21, I.F.=5.23) Article highlighted as Frontispiece and selected as Hot Paper.
  • Johnson, J., Ashokan. A., Chalana, A., Venugopal .A.;Neutral and Cationic β-Ketoiminato Bismuth Complexes, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2017, 643, 607. (Citation 2, I.F.=1.24)

International Patent:

  • Roy. G., Banerjee. M., Karri. R., Chalana. A., Das. R. Derivatives of Imidazole and Benzimidazole, Method of Preparation and Use Thereof.  (International Publication Number WO 2017/168451 A1)

Book Chapter:

  • Banerjee, M.; Karri, R.; Muthuvel, K, Chalana, A., Roy, G. “Detoxification of Mercury: Bioremediation to Chemical Degradation, in “Metal-Microbe interactions and bioremediation: Principle and applications for toxic metals.” Published by Taylor & Francis (CRC Press), Ed: Das, S. and Dash, H. R.; 2016.

Seminars and Conferences attended:

  • Chalana A., Roy, G. "Copper-driven Deselenization: Strategy for Selective Conversion of Copper Ion into Nanozyme and Its possible Implication for Copper-Related Disorders".  Poster presented in ‘BENGALURU INDIA NANO 2018' organized by the Biotechnology and Science &Technology, Government of Karnataka, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific  Research (JNCASR) at Bengaluru, India. (5-7 dec. 2018)
  • Chalana, A., Roy, G. "Structural and Physical Properties of Chalcogen Based Copper Complexes and their Significance in Wilsons Disease". Poster presented in "Advanced Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SABIC-2017)"organized by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) in Kolkata, India. (7-11 Jan 2017)
  • Chalana A., Roy, G. "Structural and Physical Properties of Chalcogen Based Copper Complexes and their Significance in Wilsons Disease". Oral presentation in "Recent advancement in Inorganic Chemistry" Department of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University, RSC-North India Section and GCNC University of Delhi, India. (15 dec. 2016)
  •  Chalana A., Roy, G. "Structural and Physical Properties of Chalcogen Based Copper Complexes and their Significance in Wilsons Disease". Poster presented in "Emerging Trends Translational Research in India" one day symposium, Department of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University. (9 April 2016)

Certifications

  • UGC-NET

Area of Interest

  • Coordination Chemistry
  • Nanomaterials
  • Chemical Biology
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Tribology of Polymers and nano-composites