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Next Update On : 01/05/2017
Last Updated On : 27/03/2017

Alok Pandya

Present Position Assistant Professor
Contact No. +91-79-30514132
Email alok.pandya@iar.ac.in
Ph.D. Chemistry (Gujarat University, 2013)
Post Graduation Organic Chemistry (Sardar Patel University, 2008)
Work Experience 6 Years
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Current Research Interests

  • Supramolecular nanoassemblies based new detection strategy for chemo and bio-sensing applications
  • Synthesis of biomolecules supported nanostructures for “in vitro” sensor systems and labeling probes
  • Paper based assay for rapid and equipment-free detection of multiple bio-targets including disease and environmental contaminants
  • Microwave assisted synthesis of bio-inspired nanocatalyst and its industrial application
  • Smart nanotechnologies in agriculture and food
  • Application of smart nanomaterials in forensics
  • Awards/ Honours

    • Early career research award under the SERB, India
    • Start-Up Young Scientists Research Grant award under the SERB, India
    • SERB-Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship for the year 2015-16
    • GSA-CHARUSAT Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in Chemical Sciences -2015
    • Meritorious Students Fellowship(UGC-BSR): Junior Research Fellow (JRF) 2010-11, Senior Research Fellow (SRF) 2011-13
    • Best poster presentation has been awarded for paper entitled ”Host guest mediated sensing of biologically relevant small molecules using supramolecular nanoassembly” which is organized by International Conference on Human Genetics and 39th Annual Meeting of the Indian Society of Human Genetics (ISHG), Jan-2014
    • Memberships

      • Member of American Journal of Nano Research, Science Publishing Group
      • Member of Chemical and Molecular Engineering, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
      • Latest/Selected Five Publications

        • Alok Pandya, Amitkumar N Lad, Surinder Singh and Rishi Shanker, DNA Assembled Metal Nanoclusters: Synthesis to Novel Applications, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 113095-113114
        • Pinkesh G Sutariya, Alok Pandya, Anand Lodha, Shobhana K Menon, A simple and rapid creatinine sensing via DLS selectivity, using calix[4]arene thiol functionalized gold nanoparticles, Talanta, 2016, 147,590–597
        • Amitkumar N Lad, Alok Pandya and Y.K. Agrawal, Overview on Nano Enabled Screening of Drug Facilitated Crime: A promising tool in forensic investigation, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 2016,80, 458–470
        • Alok Pandya, Apritam Tripathi, Rahul Purohit, Sanjay Singh, Manjula I. Nandasiri, Ajay Karakoti , Surinder P. Singh and Rishi Shanker, Fluorescent Magnesium Nanocomplex in Protein Scaffold for Cell Nuclei Imaging Application, RSC Advances, 2015, 5,94236–94240
        • Niha Ansari, Anand Lodha, Alok Pandya, Pinkesh Sutariya, Shobhana Menon, Lab on Phone citrate capped silver nanosensor for lidocaine hydrochloride detection from biological matrix, Analytical Method, 2015,7, 9084-9091
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        • Book/Book Chapter

          • Book: Alok Pandya ,Pinkesh Sutariya and Keyur Bhatt, Nanomaterials to Nanoassemblies and their application, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (ISBN-13: 978-363966603), 2014
          • Book Chapter: Alok Pandya, Heena Goswami, Anand Lodha and Pinkesh Sutariya, Supramolecular Nanoassembly and its potential, Book Name: Advance Functional Materials, WILEY-Scrivener Publisher, USA, DOI: 10.1002/9781118998977.ch8, 2015
          • Additional Information

            • Reviewer of Journal of Materials Chemistry- B, Analyst , New journal of Chemistry and RSC Advances, Science of Total Environment, OMICS Journals, Analytica Chimica Acta

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