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Doctor of Philosophy Organic Chemistry; Allahabad University; December 1994
Supervisor: Professor Jagdamba Singh
Thesis: Structural Studies of Some Plants Constituents
Master of Science Organic Chemistry; Department of Chemistry, Allahabad University; 1990
Bachelor of Science Chemistry, Botany and Zoology; 1988
Department of Chemistry, Allahabad University


  • Green Chemistry
  • Environmental and Analytical Chemistry
  • Microwave Assisted Synthesis/Grafting
  • Natural Products
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Analytical Skills

  • Spectroscopic: UV-VIS, FT-IR, 1H NMR, 13C NMR, Mass, AAS, ICP
  • Chromatographic: TLC, GLC, HPLC, Column, GCMS, LCMS, HPTLC, GC
  • Others: X-ray Diffraction, Optical Rotation, COD, BOD, TOC, CHN Analysis, SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope), TGA (Thermo Gravimetric Analyser), Microwave Digestive System

Specialized Training Attended

8th UNESCO School on Macromolecules: Polymers for Africa, Mauritius, 4-5 June, 2005.
Monitoring and analysis of PM2.5 and PM10 particulate matter in the air with special emphasis on quality control and quality assurance, at Norwegian Institute of Air Research, Kjeller, Norway, 14-19 Oct 2002.
The Fourth Post-Graduate Summer School on Green Chemistry organized by the European Commission, held at Venice, Italy, 10-16 Sep 2001.
Training course on " Management of Laboratory Quality System in Accordance with the Standard ISO/IEC - 17025:1999 (E)," organized by the Textiles Committee at CSTRI, Central Silk Board, Bangalore, 21- 24 May 2001.
HPTLC, organized by Desaga at Heidelberg, Germany, January 1999.
GC-MS, organized by Finnigan Voyager at Manchester, U.K., September 1998.
Instrumentation Techniques, organized by Textiles Committee at Bombay, November 1997.

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