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Dr. Mridula Guin

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

mridula.guin@sharda.ac.in

About

Dr. Mridula Guin is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Sharda University. Previously she was associated with Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Vadodara and Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Education Centre, Mysore (Affiliated to University of Mysore) as Assistant Professor in chemistry.  She received her Ph.D. from IIT Bombay in 2011. Dr. Mridula is a keen researcher and passionate teacher. She has published many research articles in reputed international journals. Her research area is computational investigations of weak interactions, transition metal complexes, high energy density materials (HEDMs) and photovoltaic materials. She has guided many students for their UG and PG dissertation work.

Experience
  • 8 Years
Qualification
  • Ph.D. (IIT Bombay)
Award & Recognition

  • Best Oral presentation award in National Conference "Frontier areas in chemical science-2015(FACS-2015)", 10th January, 1915. Bharathi College, Mandya, Karnataka
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from CSIR-UGC 2007
  • Graduate Aptitude Test (GATE) qualified in 2004
  • Graduate Aptitude Test (GATE) qualified in 2007
  • Recognition from NPTEL as translator of stereochemistry course in Bengali
  • Recognition from GAD-TLC of MHRD under the PMMMNMTT scheme for Developing  Teacher's Kit (e-content in Four Quadrants) in Chemistry

Research

 

Research Grants Received

  • Principal investigator for the UGC funded minor research project on “Investigation of the Hydrogen-bonding interactions in Multifunctional molecules using ab-initio methods.”

    Amount of grant: INR 400000/

  • Seed Fund: Received a grant of ₹ 5, 66, 520/- from Sharda University for establishing  computational lab for interdisciplinary researchM. Guin, G. N. Patwari, S. Karthikeyan and K. S. Kim, “A π-stacked Phenylacetylene and 1,3,5-triazine Heterodimer: a Combined Spectroscpic and ab initio investigation.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2009, 11, 11207.

Publications

  • M. Guin, G. N. Patwari, S. Karthikeyan and K. S. Kim, “A π-stacked Phenylacetylene and 1,3,5-triazine Heterodimer: a Combined Spectroscpic and ab initio investigation.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2009, 11, 11207.
  • M. Guin, S. Maity and G. N. Patwari, “Infrared-Optical Double Resonance Spectroscopic Measurements on 2-(2′-Pyridyl) benzimidazole and its Hydrogen Bonded Complexes with Water and Methanol.” J. Phys. Chem. A. 2010, 114, 8323.
  • S. Maity, M. Guin, P. C. Singh, G. N. Patwari, “Phenylacetylene: A Hydrogen Bonding Chameleon.” ChemPhysChem 2011, 12, 26
  • M. Guin, G. N. Patwari, S. Karthikeyan and K. S. Kim, “Do N-Heterocyclic Aromatic Rings Prefer π–Stacking?” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 5514.
  • Krishna K. Yerneni, Kishore Cholkar, Mridula Guin, Ananth N. Nayak, S. Ananda, and Netkal M. Made Gowda, “Oxidation of Glycilglycine by Ferricyanide in Acid Medium: Kinetics and Mechanism”, Cogent Chemistry (2015), 1: 1087296, DOI: 10.1080/23312009.2015.1087296
  • Mridula Guin*, Ananth N. Nayak, and Netkal M. Made Gowda, "Theoretical study of hydrogen bonded picolinic acid-water complexes" IJC, 2016, 55A,782-792.
  • Krishna K. Yerneni, Kishore Cholkar, Mridula Guin, Ananth N. Nayak, S. Ananda, and Netkal M. Made Gowda, “Palladium(II) Catalyzed Oxidation of Glycine by Ferricyanide in Acid Medium:  Kinetics and Mechanism”, Current Physical Chemistry, Volume 7, 2017, DOI: 10.2174/1877946807666170203152915 
  • Mridula Guin*, Ananth N. Nayak, and Netkal M. Made Gowda "Density Functional Theory Investigation of Inter and Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonded Complexes of 2-Ethanolamine With Water" Chemical Data Collections, 11-12, 2017, 183-198.
  • Roopa R. A., Mantelingu, K., Mridula Guin "Rapid and selective spectrophotometric assay for micromolar level determination of hydrogen peroxide based on biocatalysis of Horseradish peroxidase" Analytical Chemistry Letters, 7 (6), 2017, 779 – 791.
  • Deepa Mariam, S. Begam Elavarasi, M. Ummal Momeen, Mridula Guin, Effect of Fluorination on Bandgap, first and second order Hyperpolarizabilities in Lithium substituted  Adamantane: A Time Dependent Density Functional Theory: Chemical Physics Letters, 715, 2019, 310-316.
  • Mridula Guin*, Sonia Khanna, S. Begam Elavarasi, Paratpar Sarkar, DFT Calculations, Hirshfeld Surface Analysis and Docking Studies of 3-Anisaldehyde Thiosemicarbazone, Journal of chemical sciences, 132, 2020, 81.
  • Ashish K. Asatkar, Vinay K. Verma, Mridula Guin, Preeti Jain, R. J. Butcher, Synthesis, characterization, ab-initio quantum chemical calculations and molecular docking studies of Se bearing phenoxo bridged bimetallic Ni(II) complexes, Journal of Molecular Structure, 1221 (2020), 128771.
  • N.B. Singh, A.B.H. Susan and Mridula Guin*, Applications of green synthesized nanoparticles in water remediation, Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2021, 22, 723-751.
  • Mridula Guin*, Vinay K. Verma, Riya Singh, Ram C. Singh, Molecular structure and HOMO/LUMO analysis of 1,1'-Spirobi by quantum chemical investigation, Macromolecular Symposia, 17th June, 2021. 10.1002/masy.202000252.
  • Vinay K. Verma, Mridula Guin, Bobby Solanki, Ram C. Singh, Molecular Structure, HOMO and LUMO Studies of Di(Hydroxybenzyl)diselenide by Quantum Chemical Investigations, Materials Today Proceedings,  Accepted. doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.11.887
  • Mridula Guin*, Kamal Rautela, R.A. Roopa, C.S. Shantharam, S. Begam Elavarasi, Hydrogen bonded complexes of rhodanine with H2X/CH3XH (X = O, S, Se). Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1196, 2021.
  • Sadeka J. Munshi, Mehul H. Sadhu, Mridula Guin, Sujit B. Kumar, "Synthesis, Structure and Molecular Hirshfeld Surface Analysis of Polymeric Cadmium(II) complex involving tetradentate N3S-donor ligand and dicyanamide as bridging ligand". Indian journal of chemistry Sec A: IJC, 2021, 60A, 663-668.
  • Sadeka J. Munshi, Mridula Guin, Suman Kundu Sujit B. Kumar. "Synthesis, Structures and Hirshfeld surface analysis of Ni(II) and Co(III) complexes with N­2O donor Schiff base ligand", Journal of Indian Chemical society, 98 (2021) 100080, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jics.2021.100080

Book Chapters:

  1. Mridula Guin, N.B. Singh, Removal of hydrophobic pollutants from water using adsorption and degradation method with special reference to biosurfactants in Book "Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science" Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-822696-4

Patents:

  • Title of invention: 5-(4-tert-butoxy phenyl)-3-(4n-octyloxyphenyl)-4,5-dihydroisoxazole molecule (c-1): a promising drug for sars-cov-2 (target 1) and blood cancer (target 2) Status: published

Training Program/ MOOC course/ Refresher Course

 

  • University and PG teachers Training Program (21 days) in Chemistry supported and approved by MHRD, Govt. of India at IISC, Challakere, Karnataka, form 19th June to 9th July, 2017.
  • Online refresher MOOC course on chemistry for higher education faculty on Swayam platform, approved by MHRD, Govt. of India, from 1st November, 2018 to 28th February, 2019, (40 hours).
  • Successfully completed MOOC course (8 weeks) on Computer Aided Drug Designing offered by IIT Madrash through NPTEL: 29th July to 29th September, 2019.
  • Online refresher MOOC course on chemistry for higher education faculty on Swayam platform, approved by MHRD, Govt. of India, from 1st September, 2019 to 31st December, 2019, (16 weeks).
  • Successfully completed MOOC course (12 weeks) on Biophysical Chemistry offered by IIT Delhi through NPTEL: 14th September to 4th December, 2020

Certifications

  • Certificate Course on “Remote Sensing & GIS Technology and Applications” for University Teachers & Government Officials, from 13th June to 1st July, 2020, organized by IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun
  • University and PG teachers Training Program (21 days) in Chemistry supported and approved by MHRD, Govt. of India at IISC, Challakere, Karnataka, form 19th June to 9th July, 2017.
  • Online refresher MOOC course on chemistry for higher education faculty on Swayam platform, approved by MHRD, Govt. of India, from 1st November, 2018 to 28th February, 2019, (40 hours).
  • MOOC course (8 weeks) on Computer Aided Drug Designing offered by IIT Madrash through NPTEL: 29th July to 29th September, 2019.
  • Online refresher MOOC course on chemistry for higher education faculty on Swayam platform, approved by MHRD, Govt. of India, from 1st September, 2019 to 31st December, 2019, (16 weeks).
  • Biophysical chemistry by by NPTEL. Duration : 12 weeks
  • Certificate Course on “Remote Sensing & GIS Technology and Applications” for University Teachers & Government Officials, from 13th June to 1st July, 2020, organized by IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun

Area of Interest

  • Computational Chemistry
  • Weak interactions
  • DFT studies of transition metal complexes
  • High Energy Density materials
  • Photovoltaic Materials