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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
Ph.D. Chemistry (Gujarat University, 2013)
Post Graduation Organic Chemistry (Sardar Patel University, 2008)
Work Experience 6 Years (Teaching & Research)
Additional Startup Cell Co-ordinator
Responsibilities Industry-Academic Relation Cell Co-ordinator
Training & Placement Cell Co-ordinator

Current Research Interests


    • Development of rapid and low cost paper-based devices for diagnostics and environmental contaminants.
    • Design and development of In Vitro and In Vivo disease diagnostics/monitoring device.
    • Novel nanoconjugates for improved therapeutic effects in cancer.
    • Nanochemistry & Biochemistry

    • Supramolecular nanoassemblies based new detection strategy for chemo sensing applications.
    • Microwave assisted bio inspired nano-catalyst and its industrial application.
    • Smart nanotechnologies in agriculture and food.
    • Forenisc nanotechnology

    • Paper based nanosensor for forensic analysis at trace level.
    • Document preservation using nanomaterials.
    • Fingerprint enhancement using nanomaterials.
    • 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

          • Krupa Kansara, Pal Patel, Ritesh K Shukla, Alok Pandya, Rishi Shanker, Ashutosh Kumar and Alok Dhawan, Synthesis of biocompatible iron oxide nanoparticles as a drug delivery vehicle, International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2018,13, 79-82 (IP:4.3).
          • Darshini Shah, Reema Savaliya, Pal Patel, Krupa Kansara, Alok Pandya, Alok Dhawan, and Sanjay Singh , Curcumin Ag nanoconjugates for improved therapeutic effects in cancer, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2018;13:75-77(IP:4.3).
          • Alok Pandya, Harsh Dave, Neha Bhandari, Bhavya Mod, Ritesh Shukla, Multifunctional silver cellulose nanocomposite as a promising plasmonic sensing platform, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2018, 18, 8, 5461-5469 (IP:1.9).
          • Niha Ansari, Anand Lodha, Alok Pandya, Shobhana Menon, Determination of cause of death using paper-based microfluidic device as a colorimetric probe, Anal. Methods, 2017,9, 5632-5639(IP:1.9).
          • Alok Pandya, Rishi Shanker, Smartphone Based Test Strip Platform for Monitoring of Fluoride Ions in Water Samples, Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine,2017, 9 ,8, 619-627.
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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
            • Book Chapter:Alok Pandya and Madhuri Bollapalli, Nanodevices for Early Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease: Advances, Challenges, and Way Ahead, CRC Press, ISBN-13: 978-1498721424,2018.
            • Conference Presentations/Invitations

            • Invited for oral presentation entitled “paper based smart and versatile nanoplatform for sensing and diagnostics” in NANOSCITECH-2017 held on 9-10 November, 2017 at Panjab University, Chandigarh. This Work is Appreciated By Press and Published in Chandigarh News Paper.
            • Paula Raijiwala, Ritesh K Shukla and Alok Pandya, “Point of care device for the early detection of C-Reactive protein: Lateral flow immunoassay” presented poster in International conference of Supramolecules and nanotechnology at Gujarat Forensic Science University on 23rd Feb 2018.
            • Sapna Santosh Kumar and Alok Pandya, “Early Stage Detection of C-reactive protein by vertical Flow Immunoassay”presented poster in Gujarat Science Congress on 4th Feb 2018.
            • Krupa Suthar ,Yogyata Hada and Alok Pandya, “Antibody decorated Graphene Quantum Dots nanopaper as a promising immunosensing platform” presented poster in Eureka 2018, Annual Science Conclave on 27th-28th Feb 2018 (Got Best poster presentation award).
            • Conferences/Workshops/Training

            • Convenor of “Eureka-2018-Annual Science Conclave” organized on 27th-28th Feb, 2018 at IAR.
            • Convenor of "A Day with Scientists" program for school students at IAR and organized with 6 schools.
            • Convenor of “High School Nanoscience Program” is organized for 12th standards students organized on 11th November, 2017 at IAR.
            • 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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Koba Institutional Area, Gandhinagar, Gujarat - India, 382 007

Phone 079-30514100

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