SBAS KRMU Faculty Dr. Neeraj Kumari


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Dr. Neeraj Kumari

Assistant Professor -Basic & Applied Science

Interest Area(s)

  • Nano Pigments 
  • Polymer Matrix 
  • Paint Industry
  • Water Purification

Neeraj Kumari is a faculty of Department of Chemistry (SBAS) since January 2019.  Her specialization is in Inorganic Chemistry. In addition, she has taught environmental chemistry, environmental studies, analytical chemistry, fuel and pesticides and environmental and green. She regularly involves herself in different kinds of works. She is the member of NSS, NAAC Criteria-III and coordinator of APJ Abdul Kalam Science Club. She is very passionate about research and always motivates the students in an interdisciplinary way. Currently, she is guiding two research scholars and some PG and UG students. She has awarded by Dr. Upadhyayula V. Rao Memorial Award and Professor V. Panda Rango Rao Award for the best paper presentation in Annual Convention Chemists during her Ph. D. tenure. She has qualified CSIR-JRF. 

  • Ph. D. in Inorganic Chemistry) (July 2018) from University of Delhi-110007
  • M. Sc. in Chemistry (Specialization Inorganic Chemistry)) from Guru Jambheshwer Science & Technology University, Hisar
  • From January 2019 till now: Assistant professor in K. R. Mangalam University, Sohna Road, Gurugram 
  • Currently focused on Metal based nanoparticles, Clay polymer nanocomposite, and Water purification
  • Invited talk: Kumari N., (2020). A novel approach to design multifunctional nanopigments. International Online Faculty Development Program on Advancement in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, Organized by School of Basic and Applied Science, K. R. Mangalam University, Gurugram from 13-17th July, 2020.
  • Oral Presentation: Kumar N., (2021). The interaction of cationic surfactant with different types of naturally occurring clay minerals”. In 2nd International Conference on Chemical, Bio & Environmental Engineering organized by Department of Chemical Engineering Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology,  Jalandhar Punjab-144011. 20-22nd August 2021.
  • Oral Presentation: Kumari N., Datta M., 2017. A novel approach for the synthesis of clay based nano pigments and their applications as value added products. 54th Annual Convention of Chemists, Uka Tarsadia University Maliba Campus, Bardoli, Surat (Gujarat) 23rd – 25th December, 2017. (Dr. Upadhyayula V. Rao Memorial Award)
  • Oral presentation: Kumari N., and Datta, M., 2016. A comparative study on the efficiency of clay minerals for the removal of basic dye, thioflavin t, from aqueous media, UGC-sponsored National conference in Chemistry, Environment and harmonious development organized by Department of Chemistry Shyam Lal College University of Delhi at India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 7th – 8th, April 2016.
  • Oral presentation: Kumari N., and Datta M., 2015. Pristine and modified clay, montmorillonite, for the removal of indigo carmine dye from aqueous solution. 52nd Annual Convention of Chemists, JCERC University, Jaipur, December 28th - 30th, 2015, India (Professor V. Panda Rango Rao Award).
  • Oral presentation: Kumari, N., and Datta, M., 2014. Adsorptive removal of cationic dyes, Safranin O and Thioflavin T using naturally occurring clay mineral. Paper presented at Fifty First Annual Convention of Chemist (ICS) Dec. 9th - 12th, 2014, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India.
  • Oral presentation: Kumari, N., and Datta, M., 2013. Naturally Occurring Clay Minerals as an Adsorbent for the Removal of Safranin O Dye from Aqueous Solution. Paper presented at National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Sciences (Etes-2013) on November 9th -10th, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, India.
  • Poster presentation: Kumari N., and Datta M., 2015. Adsorptive removal of basic dyes from aqueous solution using naturally occurring clay mineral, 3rd International Conference on Nanosructured Materials and Nanocomposites, Hindustan College of Science and Technology, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, 12th - 14th December 2015, India.
  • Poster presentation: Kumari. N. and Datta, M., 2013. Adsorption efficiencies of natural Clay minerals for Safranin O Dye. Paper Presented at International Conference on Advanced Polymeric Materials (ICAPM 2013) October 11th-13th, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerela, India.
  • Attended workshop on “Information Literacy & Competency” held on 4th December, 2014 organized by Delhi University Library System, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  • Attended workshop on “Research Matrices” held on 26th February, 2015 organized by Research Council & Delhi University Library System, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  • Attended National Workshop on “Innovative Green Techniques for Safe Potable Water in Villages” held on January 10th - 11th, 2013 by Zakir Husain Delhi College, University of Delhi, India.
  • Attended workshop on “Information Literacy & Competency” held on 17th January, 2013 organized by Delhi University Library System, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  • Attended National Workshop on “Advanced Analytical Techniques in Research & Development” held on 20th - 21st December, 2012 organized by Amity Institute of Applied Sciences, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida.
  • Attended National Workshop on “Basics and Application of Spectroscopic Techniques”, held on 5th - 6th October, 2012 organized by Indian Society of Analytical Scientist – Delhi Chapter, Department of Chemistry, Kirori Mal College, Delhi University and Petrotech Society.
  • Attended workshop on “How to Write for and Get Published in Scientific Journals and Publish Manuscript” conducted by Springer and Edanz along with the Jawaharlal Nehru University Central Library at New Delhi on 27th 2012. 
  • Neeraj Kumari, Sushma and Firdaus Parveen. Need for advanced material and technologies- the sustainable arguments. Chapter-3 in Advanced Materials and Waste water Treatment, CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group) (in press).
  • Neeraj Kumari and Chandra Mohan. Basics of Clay Minerals and Their Characteristics Properties in Clay and Clay Minerals. Intech Open. 2021. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.97672
  • Chandra Mohan, Vinod Kumar, Neeraj Kumari, Sarla Kumari, Jatin Yadav, Tarun Gandass, Sonam Yadav. Synthesis, Characterization and Antibacterial Activity of Semicarbazide Based Schiff Bases and their Pb(II), Zr(IV) and U(VI) Complexes. Advanced Journal of Chemistry- Section B, 2020, 2(4), 187-196. DOI: 10.33945/SAMI/AJCB.2020.4.3 (Impact Factor – 0.325)
  • Neeraj Kumari and Monika Datta (2016). An integrated approach for removal of indigo carmine dye from its aqueous solution and synthesis of nanopigments, 6, 27-36.