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Dr. Meenal Gupta

Dr. Meenal Gupta

Associate Professor, Physics


Dr. Meenal Gupta is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, School of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University. She is a very active member of Department of Physics. She has received fund of Indian Rs. 19.5 lakh from the Department of Science and Technology to conduct DST Inspire Science Camp in the year 2016 and Year 2018. She developed Prototype Supercapacitors in a funded project (Indian Rs.  8 lakh) of Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India. One international student has been awarded a Ph.D. degree under her guidance in year 2021. Two more Ph.D. students are working under her guidance. She is having Post-Doctoral experience of 3 years from Raman Research Institute Bangalore during 2008 to 2010.

  • 14 Years
  • Ph.D
Award & Recognition

  • Post Doctoral Fellow (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India)


  • Sagar Vikal, Yogendra K. Gautam, Anit K. Ambedkar, Durvesh Gautam, Jyoti Singh, Dharmendra Pratap, Ashwani Kumar, Sanjay Kumar, Meenal Gupta, Beer Pal Singh, Structural, optical and antimicrobial properties of pure and Ag-doped ZnO nanostructures, Journal of Semiconductors, 43, 2022
  • Meenal Gupta, Ashwani Kumar, Sweta Sharma, Bharti, Fouad Ghamouss, Pushpa Singh, Vipin Chawla, Avneesh Kumar, Yogesh Kumar Study of electrochemical properties of activated carbon electrode synthesized using bio-waste for supercapacitor applications, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2022
  • Priyanka Lamba, Parul Singh, Pankaj Singh, Pushpa Singh, Bharti, Ashwani Kumar, Meenal Gupta, Yogesh Kumar, Recent advancements in supercapacitors based on different electrode materials: Classifications, Synthesis methods and comparative performance, Journal of Energy Storage, 48, 103871, 2022
  • Azemtsop Manfo T, R M Mehra, Yogesh Kumar, Meenal Gupta, Physical characterizations of ionic liquid modified PVA+NASCN polymer electrolytes for EDLC application, Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Dec, 2021
  • Kumar Yogesh, Singh Narbir, Kumar Ashwani, Gupta Meenal, Tripathi Mukta, Sharma Vijay, Banerjee Kamalika, Kaus NHM, Variation in capacitive performance of Poly (3-methylthiophene) nanosheet electrodes with liquid/semi-solid/solid electrolytes, Polymer Science, Series A, Dec, 2021, Vol. 63, No. 6, pp. 736–748
  • Sanchita Bipin Patwardhan; Soumya Pandit; Piyush Kumar Gupta;
  • Niraj Kumar Jha; Kanu Priya; Meenal Gupta; Dibyajit Lahiri; Moupriya
  • Nag; Vijay Kumar Thakur; Kavindra Kumar Kesari, Recent Advances in the Application of Biochar in Microbial Electrochemical Cells,  Fuel, Dec 2021
  • Uke SJ, Mardikar SP, Kumar A, Kumar Y, Gupta M, Kumar Y. 2021 A review of π-conjugated polymer-based nanocomposites for metal-ion batteries and supercapacitors. R. Soc. Open Sci. 8: 210567, OCT, 2021
  • Lamba, P., Singh, P., Singh, P., Kumar, A., Singh, P., Kumar, Y. and Gupta, M., Sep, 2021. Bioinspired synthesis of nickel oxide nanoparticles as electrode material for supercapacitor applications. Ionics, pp.1-14
  • Yogesh Kumar, Anshu Gupta, A. K. Thakur, Santosh J. Uke, Vishal Khatri, Ashwani Kumar, Meenal Gupta & Yogesh Kumar. Advancement and current scenario of engineering and design in transparent supercapacitors: Electrodes and electrolyte, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 23, 119, Oct 2021                                
  • Bharti, Ashwani Kumar, Gulzar Ahmed, Meenal Gupta, Patrizia Bocchetta, Ravikant Adalati, Ramesh Chandra and Yogesh Kumar, Theories and models of supercapacitors with recent advancements: impact and interpretations, Nano Express, 2, 2, 022004, April 2021
  • Kumar, Y.; Uke, S. J.; Kumar, Ashwani; Mardikar, S. P ; Gupta, Meenal; THAKUR, A K; bocchetta, Patrizia; Gupta, A.; Kumar, Vinay; Kumar, Yogesh, Triethanolamine–ethoxylate (TEA-EO) assisted hydrothermal synthesis of hierarchical β-MnO nanorods: Effect of surface morphology on capacitive performance, Nano Express, Accepted
  • Pramod K. Singh Pawan Singh Dhapola MeenalGupta, Ionic liquid impregnated Allium cepa peel for supercapacitor application, Materials today: Proceeding, 2021
  • Sarushi Rastogi, Vasudha Sharma, Meenal Gupta, Pushpa Singh, Patrizia Bocchetta, Yogesh Kumar, Methods of Synthesis and Specific Properties of Graphene Nano Composites for Biomedical and Related Energy Storage Applications, Current Nanoscience, 2021, 17, 1-19, IF-1.824
  • Azemtsop Manfo T, Pramod K Singh, R M Mehra, R C Singh and Meenal Gupta, Structural, vibrational, electrical, electrochemical and capacitive investigations on ioinc liquid doped P (VDF-HFP) + NaSCN based polymer electrolytes, Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering, 2021, 14, 21-34
  • Azemtsop Manfo T, Subhrajit Konwar, Pramod K. Singh, R.M. Mehra, Yogesh Kumar, Meenal Gupta, PEO + NaSCN and ionic liquid based polymer electrolyte for supercapacitor, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2021, 34, 802-812
  • Kouao Dujearic-Stephane, Meenal Gupta, Ashwani Kumar, Vijay Sharma, Soumya Pandit, Patrizia Bocchetta and Yogesh Kumar, The Effect of Modifications of Activated Carbon Materials on the Capacitive Performance: Surface, Microstructure, and Wettability, Journal of Composites science, 2021, 5, 66
  • Bharti, Arzu Karayel, Meenal Gupta, Gulzar Ahmad, Yogesh Kumar, Shatendra Sharma, Physical properties of heteroatom doped graphene monolayers in relation to supercapacitive performance, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, OCT 2020, 58, 885-891
  • Kouao Dujearic-Stephane, Purushottam Panta, Y. M. Shulga, Ashwani Kumar, Meenal Gupta and Yogesh Kumar, Physico-chemical characterization of activatedcarbon synthesized from Datura metels peels and comparative capacitive performance analysis in acidic electrolytes and ionic liquids, Bioresource Technology Reports, Vol 11, 2020, 100516
  • Subhrajit Konwar, Pawan S. Dhapola, Meenal Gupta, Ram Chandra Singh, and Pramod K Singh, High Purity Graphene Oxide Using Electrochemical Synthesis and Its Application, Macromolecular Symposia, 388, 1900038 (1 of 4), 2019
  • Pawan S. Dhapola, Nanda G. Sahoo, B Bhattacharya, Yogesh Kumar, Pramod K Singh, Meenal Gupta, Elaborative studies on non porous carbon material for Super capacitor application, Macromolecular Symposia, 388, 1900035 (1 of 6), 2019
  • Mukta Tripathi, Santosh M. Bobade, Meenal Gupta, Yogesh Kumar, Comparative studies on ionic liquid and polymer ionic liquid blend for application in EDLCs, Macromolecular Symposia, 388, 1900029 (1 of 7) 2019
  • Diksha Singh, Meenal Gupta, Ram Chandra Singh, Shri Prakash Pandey, Rakesh Kumar Karn and Pramod Kumar Singh, Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) with ammonium iodide (NH4I) and 1-hexyl-3-methylimidazolium iodide ionic liquid doped solid polymer electrolyte for efficient supercapacitors, Macromolecular Symposia, 388, 1900036 (1 of 5), 2019
  • Meenal Gupta, P. K. Singh, B. Bhattacharya, Y M Shulga, N Y Shulga, Yogesh Kumar: Progress, status and prospects of nonporous, heteroatom doped carbons for supercapacitors and other electrochemical applications, Applied Physics A, (2019) 125:122
  • Pawan S Dhapola, Pramod K Singh, B Bhattacharya, Karan Surana, RM Mehra, Meenal Gupta, Abhimanyu Singh, Vijay Singh and Nanda G Sahoo, Electrical, thermal, and dielectric studies of ionic liquid-based polymer electrolyte for photoelectrochemical device, High Performance Polymers 2018, Vol. 30(8) 1002–1008
  • Pankaj Tuhania, Pramod K. Singh, B. Bhattacharya, Pawan S. Dhapola, Shivani Yadav, P. K. Shukla, Meenal Gupta: PVDF-HFP and 1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Thiocyanate doped Polymer Electrolyte for efficient Supercapacitors, High Performance Polymers 2018, Vol. 30(8) 911–917
  • Rahul, B. Bhattacharya, Pramod K. Singh, Zishan H. Khan, Meenal Gupta; Comparative Photovoltaic Study of Lead and Tin based Perovskite Sensitized Solar Cell using Polymer Electrolyte, Int. J. Electroactive Mater., Vol. 5, 13-18, 2017
  • Rahul Singh, B. Bhattacharya, Meenal Gupta, Rahul, Zishan H. Khan, S.K. Tomar, Vijay Singh, Pramod K. Singh; Electrical and structural properties of ionic liquid doped polymer gel electrolyte for dual energy storage devices, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 42, 14602-14607, 2017
  • Arun Roy, Meenal Gupta, S. Radhika, B. K. Sadashiva and R. Pratibha; Strain glass analogue in a bent-core liquid crystal exhibiting the darkconglomerate phase, Soft Matter, Vol. 8, 7207-7214, 2012
  • Meenal Gupta, Soma Datta, S. Radhika, B. K. Sadashiva and Arun Roy; Randomly Polarised Smectic A phase exhibited by bent-core molecules: experimental and theoretical studies, Soft Matter, Vol. 7, 4735-4741, 2011
  • Meenal Gupta, Ipshitasahu, Arun Roy, and R. Pratibha; Nanoparticle induced director distortion and disorder in liquid crystal-nanoparticle dispersions, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 352, 292-298, 2010
  • NagendrappaNagaveni, Meenal Gupta, Arun Roy, Veena Prasad; Photosensitive phasmid-like liquid crystalline materials with unusual mesomorphicbehavior Chemistry, Journal of Materials Chemistry, Vol. 20, 9089-9099, 2010
  • R. Dhar, M. Gupta, V. K. Agrawal, Sandeep Kumar, Characteristic dielectric parameters of columnar discotichexa-n-alkoxyanthraquinones, Phase Transitions, Vol. 81, Issue 4, 459-469, 2008
  • R. Dhar, Meenal Gupta, V. K. Agrawal, M. K. Singh, Dielectric anisotropy and relaxation studies of the homologous series of N-(4-n-alkyloxy-2-hydroxy-benzylidene)-4-carbethoxyaniline, Phase Transitions, Vol. 81, 341-359, 2008
  • R. Dhar, S. Kumar, M. Gupta, V. K. Agrawal, Thermodynamic, optical and dielectric studies of the homologous members of columnar discotic compound rufigallolhexa-n-alkoxylates
  • Journal of Molecular Liquids, Vol. 141, pages 19-24
  • Meenal Gupta, R. Dhar, V. K. Agrawal, R. Dabrowski, M. Trikarshka, Dielectric spectroscopy of a binary mixture of liquid crystals showing wide temperature range twisted grain boundary phase with re-entrant cholesteric phase, Physical Review E, Vol. 72, 021703 (1-10), 2005
  • R. Dhar, Meenal Gupta, V. K. Agrawal, M. K. Singh and B. Singh, Dielectric relaxation studies in N-(4-octyloxy-2-hydroxybenzylidene)-4-carbethoxyaniline, Phase Transitions, Vol. 77, 375-384, 2004


  • Oxygen enriched plant based activated carbon composition and method of preparation Thereof, Reference no: 202111007490, Date of filling: 23 Feb, 2021, Published on:26 Feb 2021
  • BIOCHAR COMPOSITE IMPREGNATED ANODE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATION THEREOF, Reference no: 202111040351, Date of filling: 06 Sep 2021, Published on 8th Oct 2021
  • A POLYMER ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF  PREPARATION THEREOF, 202111048926, Date of filling: 26 Oct 2021, Published on 5th Nov, 2021
  • FUNCTIONALIZED BIOCHAR COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PREPARATION THEREOF, 202111040357, Date of filling: 06 Sep 2021, Published on 19 Nov 2021


  • Yogesh Kumar, Meenal Gupta, Ashwani Kumar and N. B. Singh, Polymer electrolytes in rechargeable batteries, In the Book; Rechargeable Batteries: History, Progress, and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Chapter 4, pp. 61-85, 2020, Springer-Nature
  • S. Shukla, P. Singh, Meenal Gupta, B. Rupini, Ch No. 11, Impact, Issues and Future Prospects of Component of Environment and Allied Sciences, In the Book; International Environmental Jurisprudence: A Global Perspective, JRF International Book Publication, pp. 57-71, 2018, ISBN - 978-93-87739-20-8
  • R. Yadav, P. Singh, Meenal Gupta, Multilevel Graded Environment Education And Evolution Of Green Chemistry Research And Accomplishment For Sustainable Development, In the Book; Biodiversity Conservation in India, JRF International Book Publication, Ch No. 8, pp. 107-129, 2018, ISBN - 978-93-87739-20-8
  • B. Rupini, Yogesh Kumar, Pushpa Singh, Meenal Gupta, CHEMICAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: A REVIEW ON THE PRESENT DAY SCENARIO IN INDIA, in Book International Environmental Jurisprudence: A Global Perspective, JRF International Book Publication, Ch No. 10, pp. 95-106, 2018, ISBN - 978-93-87739-20-8
  • Yogesh Kumar, Pushpa Singh, Meenal Gupta: Environmental Aspects of Renewable energy harvesting sources and energy storage devices, Environmental Crisis-Challenges and Opportunity, JRF International Book Publications, 51-70, 2018,

Area of Interest

  • Synthesis and characterizations of Carbon/Metallic nanoparticles
  • Preparation of Polymer electrolytes
  • Fabrication of Supercapacitor and Fuel Cell