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Information about the Ph.D Degree awarded during the year 2016 - 2020

Faculties of Basic and Applied Sciences

  • Prof. (Dr.) Gadangi Indira

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    Designation: Professor

    Qualification:

    • Ph.D, M.Ed, M.Sc, B.Sc

    Experience/Achievements:

    • 28 years of Work experience in Academic and Administrative positions.
    • Worked as a Principal for a Under graduate and Post graduate Govt College.
    • Working as a Peer Committee Member / Assessor in National Assessment and Accreditation Council for Assessing/ Grading the Higher Educational Institutions throughout the Country (India).
    • Published about 8 Papers in International journals and 15 in National Journals
    • Presented Papers in International conferences as Keynote speaker and Plenary speaker in Spain, United States of America.
    • Member in Peer Review Committee for Asian Journal of Dermatology, South Asian Journal of Research in Microbiology, Journal of Immunology and Clinical Microbiology and reviewed about 8 papers in the said journals.
    • Worked as Master Trainer for Human Values and Professional ethics for Lecturers in Higher Educational Institutions of State and nominated by Commissioner of Collegiate Education.
    • Worked as State Resource Person for 5 years for giving awareness on eradication of AIDS by APSACS to college teachers of Higher Education Institutions.
    • Written a chapter in a book entitled “Recent Trends in Antifungal Agents and Antifungal Therapy” and book has been published online by Springer (India) Pvt. Ltd.

  • Dr. Rajpal Kosaliya

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    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Email Id:rajpal@rafflesuniversity.edu.in

    Qualification:

    • Ph.D.(Mathematics)
    • B.Ed
    • M. Sc (Mathematics)

    Experience/Achievements:

    • He has 09 Years Research/Teaching experience in reputed Institutions and University. He is expert to teach in the area of Applied Mathematics and Algebric Coding Theory. He has published two research papers in International and National journals. He has vast experience in operation research and academic management. He has attended international, national conferences and organized a science and technology exhibition and workshops.

  • Dr. Naveen Kumar

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    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Email Id: dr.naveenkumar@rafflesuniversity.edu.in

    Qualification:

    • Ph.D. (Zoology), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
    • NET-JRF (Life Sciences) CSIR-UGC, AIR-72
    • GATE - 2018, AIR-1008
    • M.Sc. (Zoology), Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
    • B.Sc. (Medical with Zoology, Botany and Chemistry

    Member : Member of Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), USA

    Experience/Achievements:

    • Dr. Naveen Kumar is a highly accomplished researcher who holds a PhD in Zoology from the prestigious Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. He completed his Master of Science in Zoology at Kurukshetra University, Haryana, India, in 2017. Throughout his academic journey, Dr. Kumar has focused his research on exploring the anticancer properties of a novel compound. His groundbreaking work during his PhD has made significant contributions to the field of cancer immunology, offering promising prospects for the development of future cancer treatments. His participation in numerous conferences highlights his commitment to staying at the forefront of scientific advancements. Furthermore, he has been a recipient of a fellowship from an Indian funding agency (UGC JRF and SRF), which further supports his dedication to pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge.
    • Dr. Kumar's academic prowess is not limited to his research achievements alone. He has demonstrated remarkable aptitude by qualifying for two of the most esteemed life science exams in India: the National Eligibility Test (NET) in 2017 and the GATE exam in 2018, along with Ambedkar Fellowship in 2011 and SCERT fellowship from 2009 to 2012. Moreover, his outstanding performance in the master entrance examination at Punjab University, securing the 6th rank nationwide, reflects his exceptional academic abilities. His passion for scientific inquiry and continuous learning is evident as he successfully qualified for the PhD entrance examination at the prestigious National Institute of Immunology in 2019.
    • During his PhD journey, Dr. Kumar completed a comprehensive thesis comprising 5 full-length chapters, showcasing the depth and breadth of his research efforts. He have published more than 10 research papers in various reputed journals. Adding to his accolades, Dr. Kumar has been a project Co-principal investigator during his PhD, from the Department of Health Research, New Delhi. This involvement showcases his ability to engage in collaborative research and contribute to the scientific community beyond his individual pursuits. Moreover, during his PhD, he acquired expertise in crafting grant proposals for diverse national and international funding agencies, successfully securing approximately 16.7 Million Rupees across five projects. This aptly demonstrates his remarkable grant writing abilities.

  • Dr. Santosh Joshi

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    Designation: Associate Professor

    Email Id: dr.santoshjoshi@rafflesuniversity.edu.in

    Qualification:

    • Ph.D. (Botany)
    Specialization : Lichenology

    Experience/Achievements:

    • 8 years of Post-doctoral research experience.
    • >5 years of Teaching experience.
    • Published c. 75 articles in international and national journals/book chapters (c. 45 in indexed journals; Citations: 724; h-index: 13; i10-index: 24).
    • Conferences/Workshops/Seminar: 25
    • Invited Foreign Researcher for 4 years in South Korea.
    • Discovered 23 new species of lichens for the world from South Korea, China, India, Vietnam, The Philippines and Cameroon.
    • Recorded more than 200 new reports of lichens for India, Puerto Rico (USA), South Korea, China, Vietnam, The Philippines, Nepal and Cameroon.
    • Member of the Lichenological Society of India and Phytotaxonomy.
    • Research exposure in South Korea and Puerto Rico (USA).
    • Outstanding poster award by the federation of Korean Microbiological Society, Seoul, South Korea
    Fellowships:
    • All India Co-ordinated Project on Taxonomy of Lichens and Bryophytes (AICOPTAX) in CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow.
    • DST-SERB Young Scientist project; CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow.
    • Korean National Bioresources Bank of Lichen supported by National Research Foundation; Korean Lichen Research Institute, South Korea.
    • Mega D/B of Korean Lichen Flora supported by Korean Forest Serves through Korea National Arboretum; Rapid formation of biological soil crust with use of desert lichen and cyanobacteria supported by Korean Forest Services; Korean Lichen Research Institute, South Korea.
    • Exploration of Vietnam lichen bioresources for pharmaceutical application supported by Korean National Research Foundation; Korean Lichen Research Institute, South Korea.

  • Dr. Meenakshi Sharma

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    Designation: Associate Professor

    Email Id: dr.meenakshisharma@rafflesuniversity.edu.in

    Qualification:

    • Ph.D. (Chemistry) from Rajasthan University
    • M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) from Banasthali Vidyapith,Banasthali
    • B.Sc. in Chemistry (Honours) from Banasthali Vidyapith,Banasthali
    • Advance Diploma in German Language from Banasthali Vidyapith,Banasthali
    • Computer certification from Banasthali Vidyapith,Banasthali
    • Bachelor of Education from Banasthali Vidyapith,Banasthali

    Experience/Achievements:

    • She is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry under School of Basic and Applied Science. She joined the University in April, 2023. She graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science from Banas thali Vidyapith. She has achieved two times ‘BEST SPEAKER AWARD’ in different conference. She completed her post- graduation in chemistry with Specialization of Organic Chemistry. She was awarded by Best Teacher Award in 2017.She won catalytic award in HSS-Jaipur in year 2015 and 2016. She won young professional award in women category in International safety convention 2016.Dr.Meenakshi Sharma earned a full-time Ph.D.in Chemistry from Rajasthan University, Jaipur. As she had researched on A study of water quality management with special reference to some region in Alwar District of Rajasthan. Dr. Meenakshi has more then 20 research papers in various well reputed peer-reviewed international and national journals. She has also presented 30 papers in National/International conferences and attended 10 international workshops. She has more than 10- year teaching and 4-year research experience. Her Teaching Expertise includes undergraduate and post graduate various chemistry disciplines.

  • Dr. Mrinmoy Mandal

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    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Email Id: dr.mandal@rafflesuniversity.edu.in

    Qualification:

    • Ph.D. Chemistry (Physical Chemistry)
    • Qualified Joint CSIR-UGC Junior Senior Fellow in 2011
    • Qualified GATE in 2011
    • M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry ( Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi).
    • B.Sc. in Chemistry (The University of Burdwan).

    Experience/Achievements:

    • Research interest: Gas phase dynamics, Bimolecular collision reaction, Photodissociation dynamics and Machine Learning MD simulations.
    • Research Articles : 4 (International)
    • Conference : 6 International (2 outside of India + 4 Within India)
    • Research Experience : 4 years
    • Workshop: “MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AND TRENDS IN HUMANITIES, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND APPLIED SCIENCES (ICHAESS VIRTUAL-2024) in collaboration with Inspira Research Association -IRA, Jaipur, India on January-29-30, 2024.

  • Dr. Md Zaheer Ansari

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    Designation: Assistant Professor

    Email Id: dr.zaheeransari@rafflesuniversity.edu.in

    Qualification:

    • Post Doctoral Fellow (under RUSA grant), Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India, October 21, 2020 to April 20, 2022.
    • Post Doctoral Fellow, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India, May 26, 2017 to May 25, 2020.
    • Ph.D. (Applied Physics), Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India, 2016 .
    • M.Phil. (Applied Physics), Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India, 2008.
    • M.Sc. (Physics), Vinoba Bhave University, Jharkhand, India, 2007.
    • B.Sc. (Physics), Vinoba Bhave University, Jharkhand, India, 2004.

    Work Experience :

    • Worked as Project Fellow in D.S.T. Project [SR/S2/LOP-07/2005] from 29 July 2008 to 23 October 2011. Department of Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India
    • Received International Scientist Awards on Engineering, Science and Medicine/Best Researcher Award by VDGOOD Professional Association, India on 06 & 07-Feb-2021.
    • Working as Research Advisor, Nan Yang Academy of Sciences, Singapore since October 30, 2018.
    • Working as Academy Mentor , Web of Science.
    • 12 years of experience in academic and research positions.
    • Worked as Assistant professor at various universities and colleges.
    • Publications: Journals: 28, conferences/Seminars: 07, Invited Talks: 02, Chapter in Edited Book: 01, Edited Book: 01, Books: 01.
    • Working as Editorial board member of various national and international journals.
    • Working as Peer Reviewer of various national and international journals.
    • Working as Members of various Scientific and Technical Program Committees of International Conference and seminars.
    • Serving as Editor for various book series by International Publishers.