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About Department of Chemistry


Department of Chemistry provides its students with the latest scientific knowledge, technology, innovative mind thinking approach and guidance which they embark upon in their careers. Our department believes in nurturing the students, and helping them to develop advanced skills to be life-long learners in their respective fields.

The department offers various undergraduate, and postgraduate courses in Chemistry. Also, it is highly active in the diverse areas of research (specialized and interdisciplinary areas).

Consisting of highly skilled faculty and equipped with high profile instruments, the department puts great efforts in bringing out the best out of its students.

 

 

Objective


Our Vision

“ The Department has a vision to graduate admitted students as life-long learners and leaders in the diverse Chemistry programs. ”

 

Our Mission
Department of Chemistry of the School of Technology offers well-designed program curricula to provide in-depth knowledge related to the application of Chemical Sciences and inculcate scientific temper to students interested in the Engineering and Technology.

In order to contribute and to provide assistance to PDEU to achieve its mission of academic excellence, the program integrates a judiciously-designed comprehensive curriculum and a research module for a sound academic, professional, and personal development of students.

 

Head of the Department


Dr. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
E-mail: rajib.bandyopadhyay@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Phone: 079-23275440

Dr Rajib Bandyopadhyay has been working in the School of Technology since October 2010. He received his PhD degree from National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune in 1997. Later he did postdoctoral research in Japan (NEDO and JSPS Fellow) for four years followed by Germany (Alexander von Humboldt Fellow). Before joining PDEU, Dr Bandyopadhyay worked in senior management position in the R&D sectors of various multinational companies including Sud-Chemie, Owens Corning and Sika. He has more than 35 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and book chapters. He also regularly reviews journal papers from Elsevier and other publishers. He is a life member of International Zeolite Association.

 

Contact Us


Department of Chemistry

School of Technology
Pandit Deendayal Energy University,
Raisan, Gandhinagar - 382007
Gujarat, India
Phone Number: +91 79 23275440
Fax Number: +91 79 23275030
Email: rajib.bandyopadhyay@sot.pdpu.ac.in

 

Course Curriculum- Chemistry


The department aims to provide in depth and integrated knowledge in various sub-disciplines of Chemistry. The graduate and post-graduate programs are especially designed to produce future ready minds for research and innovation that would cater to societal needs.

Course Structure for B.Tech.

SEMESTER I

Course Code Course Name
SC-101T Chemistry
SC-101P Chemistry Practical

 

Course Structure for B.Sc. (Hons.)

SEMESTER I

Course Code Course Name
SC-101 Chemistry –I
SC-101P Chemistry –I Practical

SEMESTER II

Course Code Course Name
SC-201 Chemistry II
SC-201P Chemistry –II Practical
SC-203E Introduction to Biochemistry

 

SEMESTER III

Course Code Course Name
SC-301T Thermodynamics
SC-302T Chemistry –III
SC-302P Chemistry-III Lab
SC-304 Modern methods of water treatment

SEMESTER IV

Course Code Course Name
SC-401 Analytical chemistry
SC-402 Polymers
SC-403 Materials Chemistry
SC-401P Analytical Chemistry-I Lab
SC-405E ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

 

SEMESTER V

Course Code Course Name
SC-501 Chemical Kinetics & Catalysis
SC-502 Liquid State and Ionic Equilibrium
SC-501P Inorganic Chemistry Lab – I
SC-502P Organic Chemistry Lab – I
SC-503 T Oxygen Containing Functional Groups
SC-504 Coordination Chemistry
SC-505 Green Chemistry (Elective)

SEMESTER VI

Course Code Course Name
SC-601 Spectroscopy & Photochemistry
SC-601P Physical Chemistry Lab – I
SC-602 Heterocyclic and Stereo chemistry
SC-602P Organic Chemistry Lab -II
SC-603T Electrochemistry
SC-604 Group Chemistry and Organometallic Chemistry
SC-605E Petroleum Chemistry (Elective)
SC-606E Chemistry of Paints and Dyes (Elective)
SC-608E Chemistry of Cosmetics and Perfumes (Elective)
SC-609E Introduction to Fuel Cell Science and Technology

 

SEMESTER VII

Course Code Course Name
SC-701 Nano chemistry
SC-702 Advance Spectroscopy
SC-703 Name Reaction & Reagents
SC-703P Organic chemistry lab-III
SC-704P Inorganic Chemistry Lab-2
SC-705E Computer Applications in Chemistry (Elective)
SC-706E Heterogeneous Catalysis (Elective)
SC-707E Supramolecular Chemistry(Elective)

SEMESTER VIII

Course Code Course Name
SC-801 Natural Products
SC-802 Analytical Methods and Equipments

 

Course Curriculum- Chemistry


Course Structure for M.Sc.

SEMESTER I

Course Code Course Name
SC-511T Organic Chemistry I
SC-512T Inorganic Chemistry I
SC-513T Physical Chemistry-I
SC-514T Analytical Chemistry I
SC-511P Organic Chemistry I Practical
SC-512P Inorganic Chemistry I Practical
SC-513P Physical Chemistry-I Practical
SC-514P Analytical Chemistry I Practical
SC-105 Environmental and Green chemistry
IP001 Intellectual Property Rights

SEMESTER II

Course Code Course Name
SC-521T Organic Chemistry II
SC-522T Inorganic Chemistry II
SC-523T Physical Chemistry-II
SC-524T Analytical Chemistry II
SC-525T Theoretical & Computational Chemistry
SC-521P Organic Chemistry II Practical
SC-522P Inorganic Chemistry II Practical
SC-523P Physical Chemistry-II Practical
SC-524P Analytical Chemistry II Practical
SC-525P Theoretical & Computational Chemistry Practical

 

SEMESTER III

Course Code Course Name
SC-531 Stream Elective-I
SC-532 Stream Elective-II
SC-533 Stream Elective-III
SC-534 Stream Elective-IV
SC-535 Stream Elective-V
SC-535 Stream Elective Lab
RM-001 Research Methodology
SC-P-I Research Project Phase I

SEMESTER IV

Course Code Course Name
SC-P-II Research Project (Experiment, Dissertation & Seminar)

 

Stream Electives

ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Sr. No. Course Name
I Spectroscopy
II Advanced Instrumental Techniques-I
III Advanced Instrumental Techniques-II
IV Electro Analytical & Radio Analytical Methods of Analysis
V Method Development & Validation

PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY

Sr. No. Course Name
I Chemical Biology
II Medicinal Chemistry-I
III Medicinal Chemistry-II
IV Pharmaceutical & Biochemistry
V Formulation Development

 

INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY

Sr. No. Course Name
I Paints, Pigments & Cosmetics
II Polymer Chemistry & Composite Materials
III Materials & Nano Chemistry
IV Fine Chemicals (Petrochemicals, Oil, Soap & Pesticides)
V Petroleum Chemistry & Catalysis

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Sr. No. Course Name
I Reagents & Organic Synthesis
II Stereochemistry & Photochemistry
III Heterocycles & Vitamins
IV Chemistry of Natural Products
V Asymmetric Synthesis/Catalysis

 

Laboratory


 

 

  • List of Experiments
    • B.Tech

    • B.Sc.

    • M.Sc.

 

 

 

 

Research focus


Research Area of Interest:

CHEMISTRY

  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Nanomaterials &Photocatalysis
  • Fuel Cell Technology
  • Materials for energy storage and conversion
  • Soft Matter
  • Medicinal and Environmental Chemistry
  • Geochemistry
  • Computer Aided Drug Design
  • Asymmetric Synthesis

 

Research under Ph.D Program


Darshan N Ladva
Prof. S. Sundar Manoharan
Targeting Multidrug Resistant Enterobacteria with Siderophore based Liposomal Antibiotics
Sunita Barot
Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Synthesis of porous catalytic materials and their application in transesterification reaction
Riddhi Thaker
Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Vapor phase organic reactions over modified zeolites
Sukumar Mandal
Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Thermo-catalytic conversion of biomass to biofuels & petrochemical feedstock
Hardik Koshti
Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Investigation of hierarchical microporous materials in alkylation reactions
Biswajit Shown
Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Studies of the conversion of syngas to oxo-chemicals over modified catalysts
Maaz Nawab
Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Synthesis and modification of hierarchical microporous and mesoporous materials and their application in oxidation reactions
Rohit Prajapati
Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Synthesis and modification of functional porous materials for industrial application
Sudhirkumar R Patel
Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Synthesis of zeolites and mesozeolites for petrochemical applications
Khushbu G Patel
Prof. Nirendra M. Misra
Characterization and application of silica extracted from wheat straw
Rakshith R. Shettigar
Prof. Nirendra M. Misra
Formulations of High Performance Drilling Fluids
Asha Anil
Prof. Nirendra M. Misra
Studies on red clays of Gujarat region for its suitability in vitrified ceramics
Priyank Bhutiya
Prof. Nirendra M. Misra
Extraction, characterization and application of cellulose from seaweeds
Chandrakanth P
Dr. Manoj Pandey
Synthesis and Application of Novel Catalysts and Functional Materials
Maitreyee Trivedi
Dr. Manoj Pandey
Design and synthesis of novel methodology for Triphenylene Derivatives
Jessica Patel
Dr. Manoj Pandey
Development and Application of Novel Fluoranthene Derivative in Organic Photovoltaics
Aayushi Joshi
Dr. Manoj Pandey
Design and synthesis of novel sensing materials
Triparna Chakraborty
Dr. Manoj Pandey
Synthesis of Novel Material for Water and Health application
Maaz Kureshi
Dr. Manoj Pandey
Development of newer synthetic methodologies towards evolution of bioactive heterocyclic compounds and polycyclic hydrocarbons
Nishi Parikh
Dr. Manoj Pandey
Development of novel materials for sensing and photovoltaic applications
Bibhabasu Mohanty
Dr. Anirban Das
Heavy Metals in Soil, Agricultural Product, and in Groundwater from Industrially Contaminated Sites near Ahmedabad City
Shailja Singh
Dr. Anirban Das
Hydrogeochemical and isotopic investigation of Mahi River: Implication to the chemical budget to the Gulf of Khambhat
Reema Mandal
Dr. Anirban Das
Chemical and isotopic investigations of fluoride rich groundwater in selected districts of Gujarat
Vaishali Chauhan
Dr. Anirban Das
Studies on dissolution of a few fluoride minerals, and on adsorbent based defluoridation techniques
Bhooma Bhagat
Dr. Kalisadhan Mukherjee & Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Wet chemical synthesis and modification of metal oxides for the detection of volatile organic compounds
Dashrathbhai Kanzariya
Dr. Tapan Pal & Prof. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
Synthesis of metal organic frameworks for potential application
Monika Patel
Dr. Nitin Chaudhari
Development of MXene-based Hybrid-Nanostructured Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage
Vipul K Patel
Dr. Balanagulu Busupalli
Chemobrionic architectonics: microscopic structure, dynamics and applications
Mukesh A Khandla
Dr. Ranjan Pati
Synthesis and Characterization of Water Gas Shift (WGS) Catalysts for Fuel Cell Applications
Krunal Parekh
Dr. Syed Shahabuddin
Conducting polymer based composites for reefing used lubricant oil via modified acid clay method
Khyati Mistry
Dr. Prakash Chandra
Applications of Earth-abundant transition metal catalysts for the synthesis of commodity chemicals

 

Faculty

 

 

Staff


CHEMSITRY LABORATORY

Dr. Vasudev Trivedi
Contact: 079-2327-5045
Email: vasudev.trivedi@spt.pdpu.ac.in

 

Students


Ph.D Students


Mr. Maaz Kureshi
13RSC001


Mr. Sukumar Mandal
13RSC003 (Part time)


Bibhabasu Bijaya Kumar Mohanty
14RSC01P (Part time)

 


Biswajit Shown
17RSC001 (Part time)


Bhooma Bhagat
19RSC004


Dashrath Kanzariya
19RSC00

 


Hardik Koshti
19RSC003


Nishi Parikh
19RSC006


Triparna Chakroborty
19RSC005

 


Aayushi Joshi
20RCY002


Darshan Ladva
20RCY011


Khyati Mistry
20RCY001

 


Krunal Parekh
20RCY003


Monica Patel
20RCY008


Mukesh Khandla
20RCY007

 


Rohit Prajapati
20RCY009


Sudhir Patel
20RCY010 (Part time)


Vaishali Chauhan
20RCY006

 


Vipul Patel
20RCY004

 

 

M.Sc. Students


Nikunj Vagadiya
20MSCC01


Jeny Gosai
20MSCC02


Mohil Odedara
20MSCC03

 


Rushik Radadiya
20MSCC04


Rohit Lakhani
20MSCC05


Saurav Kotadiya
20MSCC06

 


Nasit Hardik Ashokbhai
20MSCC07


Jaydeep Chauhan
20MSCC08

 

 

 

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