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Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry-Subcenter
Date of Birth : 13/01/1982

Address : Department of Chemistry, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Sub-Campus Osmanabad-413501
Specialization/Research Thrust Area
 Heterogeneous catalysis  Organic methodology and synthesis  Nano-structured oxide materials  Material science
Qualification Details
ExaminationName of the Board/UniversityYear of PassingPercentage of marks obtainedDivision/Class/GradeSubjects
Ph. D. Osmania University, Hyderabad Mar-10 NA NA Chemistry
M. Sc. (Chemistry) Amravati University, Amravati May-04 67.80 First Class Chemistry
B. Sc. Amravati University, Amravati Jun-02 74.88 First Class Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics
HSSC Pune Board May-99 60 First Class Marathi, English, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics
SSC Pune Board May-97 64.13 First Class Marathi, Hindi, English, Social Science, Geography, Mathematics, Science
Academic Experience
DesignationEmployerJoining DateLeaving DateReason of LeavingExperience TypeNature of Post
Assistant Professor Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad 08/09/2009 -- -- PG Permanent
Award & Recognization
AwardOrganization StatusOrganization NameAward Year
Raman Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship to carry the research in USA National University Grants Commission, New Delhi 2016
Summer Research Fellowship National Indian Science Academies 2012
L M Yeddanapalli award for the best Ph. D. thesis National Catalysis Society of India 2009
Sri Gopalkishanrao Vepachedu Memorial Best Senior Research Fellow Award National Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 2008
Research Fellow (under Sandwich Ph.D. programme) to carry research in France International French Embassy in New Delhi, India 2007
Senior Research Fellow National Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi 2007
Junior Research Fellowship National Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi 2005
Research Experience
Post HeldInstituteDuration FromDuration ToFellowship Drawn
Post Doc University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 18/07/2016 15/07/2017 $ 3000 per month
Research Fellow Université L. Pasteur, Strasbourg, France 01/09/2007 29/02/2008 826 Euro per month
Senior Research Fellow Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 01/05/2007 07/09/2009 Rs. 14000 per month
Junior Research Fellow Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 25/04/2005 30/04/2007 Rs. 8000 per month
Ongoing and Completed Research Projects
TitleFunding AgencyDuration FromDuration ToGrant/Amount MobilizedProject Status
Synthesis, Reaction and Characterizations of Novel Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi 2010 2013 20.4 Completed
Well-designed Nanosized Zirconia-Based Solid Acid University Grants Commission, New Delhi 2011 2014 3.32 Completed
Published Papers in Journals/Conferences
TitleJournal NamePage NoISSN/ISBN NoImpact FactorSrc of Impact FactorNo.of co-authormain AuthorAgencycitationsNational/International
Hydrothermal synthesis of photoactive nitrogen- and boron- codoped TiO2 nanoparticles for the treatment of bisphenol A in wastewater: Synthesis, photocatalytic activity, degradation byproducts and reaction pathways Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2019 0926-3373 ,Thomson Reuter 11.698 3 No SCOPUS 0 International
Sunlight-assisted photocatalytic degradation of textile effluent and Rhodamine B by using iodine doped TiO2 nanoparticles Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 349 (2017) 138-147. 1010-6030 ,Thomson Reuter 2.891 4 No SCOPUS 4 International
Visible Light Active Ce-doped TiO2 Nanoparticles for photocatalytic degradation of Methylene blue Current Nanoscience 13 (2017) 110-116 1875-6786 ,Thomson Reuter 1.306 3 Yes SCOPUS 1 International
Editorial: Heterogeneous catalysts: Organic synthesis and transformation reactions (Part II) Current Organic Chemistry 2017, Vol. 21, No. 9, 751-854 1875-5348 ,Thomson Reuter 2.193 0 Yes SCOPUS 0 International
Editorial: Heterogeneous catalysts: Organic synthesis and transformation reactions (Part I) Current Organic Chemistry 2017, Vol. 21, No. 8, 659. 1875-5348 ,Thomson Reuter 2.193 0 Yes SCOPUS 0 International
Visible active nanocrystalline N-doped anatase TiO2 particles for photocatalytic mineralization studies Materials Chemistry and Physics 173 (2016) 42-51 0254-0584 ,Thomson Reuter 2.210 4 No SCOPUS 1 International
Synthesis and Characterization of Tantalum Based Photocatalysts and Application for Methylene Blue Degradation Materials Science Forum 855 (2016) 147-155 1662-9752 ,Thomson Reuter 0 2 Yes SCOPUS 0 International
Recent Advances on TiO2 Thin Film Based Photocatalytic Applications (A Review) Current Nanoscience 11(2015) 271-285 1875-6786 ,Thomson Reuter 1.306 2 Yes SCOPUS 8 International
Nano-Sized and –Crystalline Sulfated Zirconia Solid Acid Catalysts for Organic Synthesis Materials Science Forum 757 (2013) 69–83 1662-9752 ,Thomson Reuter 0 1 Yes SCOPUS 0 International
Zirconia based solid acids: for green and heterogeneous catalysis in organic synthesis Current Organic Chemistry 15 (2011) 3961 – 3985 1875-5348 2.193 2 Yes SCOPUS 21 International
Activation of trimethylsilyl cyanide and mechanistic investigation for facile cyanosilylation by solid acid catalysts under mild and solvent free conditions Applied Catalysis A: General 384 (2010) 147–153 0926-860X ,Thomson Reuter 4.521 2 No SCOPUS 19 International
Synthesis and characterization of Cd0.7Pb0.3Se thin films for photoelectrochemical solar cell Solar Energy 84 (2010) 394 – 400 0038-092X ,Thomson Reuter 4.374 4 No SCOPUS 13 International
Organic syntheses and transformations catalyzed by sulfated zirconia Chemical Reviews 109 (2009) 2185 – 2208. 0009-2665 ,Thomson Reuter 52.613 1 Yes SCOPUS 159 International
Highly efficient promoted zirconia solid acid catalysts for synthesis of -aminonitriles using trimethylsilyl cyanide Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 307 (2009) 154 – 159. 1381-1169 ,Thomson Reuter 2 No SCOPUS 26 International
One-pot synthesis of substituted coumarins catalyzed by silica supported sulfuric acid under solvent-free condition B. M. Reddy, B. T. Reddy, M. K. Patil The Open Journal of Catalysis 2 (2009) 33 – 39. 1876-214X ,Thomson Reuter 2 No SCOPUS 25 International
An efficient protocol for aza-Michael reactions under solvent-free condition employing sulfated zirconia catalyst Catalysis Letters 126 (2008) 413 – 418. 1011-372X ,Thomson Reuter 2.911 2 Yes SCOPUS 41 International
An efficient and ecofriendly WOx-ZrO2 solid acid catalyst for classical Mannich reaction Catalysis Letters 125 (2008) 97 – 103 1011-372X ,Thomson Reuter 2.911 2 Yes SCOPUS 35 International
Copper zeolites as green catalysts for multicomponent reactions of aldehydes, terminal alkynes and amines:An efficient and green synthesis of propargylamines European Journal of Organic Chemistry 26 (2008) 4440 – 4445. 1099-0690 ,Thomson Reuter 2.882 4 Yes SCOPUS 110 International
Efficient synthesis of β-amino alcohols by regioselective ring opening of epoxides with anilines catalyzed by sulfated zirconia under solvent-free conditions Catalysis Communications 9 (2008) 950 – 954. 1566-7367 ,Thomson Reuter 3.463 3 Yes SCOPUS 38 International
Promoted zirconia solid acid catalysts for organic synthesis Current Organic Chemistry 12 (2008) 118 – 140. ,Thomson Reuter 1 Yes SCOPUS 27 International
Selective tert-butylation of phenol over molybdate and tungstate promoted zirconia catalysts Applied Catalysis A: General 332 (2007) 183 – 191. 0926-860X ,Thomson Reuter 4.521 4 Yes SCOPUS 20 International
An easy-to-use heterogeneous promoted zirconia catalyst for Knoevenagel condensation in liquid phase under solvent-free conditions Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 258 (2006) 302 – 307. 1381-1169 ,Thomson Reuter 3 Yes SCOPUS 79 International
Sulfated CexZr1−xO2 solid acid catalyst for solvent free synthesis of coumarins Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 256 (2006) 290 – 294. 1381-1169 ,Thomson Reuter 2 Yes SCOPUS 53 International
Research Guidance
Name of StudentName of DegreeTitle of ThesisStatus(Ongoing/Awarded)Year of Award
Radhakrishna Shahu Sutar Ph.D. Synthesis, Characterization of TiO2 based Nano-composites and their Applications Ongoing
Mangesh Gautam Bhosale Ph.D. Synthesis of Doped TiO2 based Nanoparticles, their Characterization and Applications. Ongoing
Pritam Apparao Mule Ph.D. Suported Zirconia based Solid Acid Catalists their Characterization and Application. Ongoing
Sushil Vasantrao Shelke Ph.D. Synthesis of Zirconia based Mixed Oxide Solid Acid Catalyst, Characterization and Application in Organic Synthesis. Ongoing
Ravindra Mohanrao Kame Ph.D. Preparation, Characterization and Applications of Nanosized Zirconia based Solid Acid Catalysts. Ongoing
Published Conference Proceedings
TitleName of ConferenceEditorsPublishersYearPage No.ISBN/ISSNType of Conference
Photocatalytic degradation of rhodamine B dye using metal doped TiO2 nanoparticles Recent Development in Synthetic and Materials Chemistry (held at Ratnam College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai) 2015 91 978-81-922163-5-5 National
Title of Lecture/Academic SessionTitle of Conference/SeminarOrganising AgencyInternational/National
TiO2-based Photocatalysts: Characterization and Applications Indo-French Seminar on "Catalysis for Green and Sustainable Chemistry" Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), Hyderabad International
Modified TiO2 Photocatalysts, Structural Characterization and Degradation of Organic Pollutants Indo-French Workshop on "Green and Sustainable Chemistry: Role of Catalyst" Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad International
Training Programme
Course NameInstitute NameDuration FromDuration To
Special Summer School Programme (On Information Technology) UGC-Academic Staff College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (UP) 09/05/2013 29/05/2013
Refresher Course in Chemical Sciences and Technology UGC-Academic Staff College, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar (Gujarat) 26/05/2014 15/06/2014
Refresher Course in Applications of ICT in Science UGC-HRDC, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar (Gujarat) 11/06/2018 01/07/2018

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