Dr. Chandra Mohan

Faculty

Chandra Mohan

Dr. Chandra Mohan

Assistant Professor -Basic & Applied Science

Interest Area(s)

  • Inorganic Chemistry,
  • Physical Chemistry,
  • Engineering Chemistry,
  • Applied Chemistry 
  • Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis
  • Chemical and biochemical sensors
Dr. Chandra Mohan, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, K R Mangalam University since 2013 is a Senior Faculty with over 8 years of teaching and research experience, having expertise in Inorganic Chemistry. Prior to join this institute, he has taught many courses to Science and Engineering students at Shivaji College, HMRITM and Aryabhatta college. He has obtained Doctorate (Chemistry) in the field of Chemical Sensors from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, India in 2017. He received M.Phil in Chemistry from University of Delhi in 2009 and Masters from Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer in 2007. He has completed graduation in non-medical science from SPC Govt. college, Ajmer in 2005 and school from DAV, Ajmer. 
 
His research work focused on heterocycle based transition metal complexes for biological and sensor applications, and clay based solid acid catalysis. He has published more than 25 research papers in Peer reviewed journals indexed in WoS, Scopus, SCI; 3 book chapters and 1 patent. He has also been invited as keynote speakers in 8th Physical Chemistry conference 2021 UK, 2nd International Conference on Chemical Engineering & Catalysis in Germany 2021, 2nd International European conference in Turkey 2020, 3th World Congress on Applied Science UAE 2019. 
 
He has also extended the privilege of being an organizing committee member in ICASE-2022, ASET-2021, NANO MALAYSIA-2019 international conferences. He serves as editorial board member of various international journals. He is also a member of various scientific societies like ACS, SACI, ECS (USA), CCS, ISCA, ICC etc. He organized International Conference (AASET-2017), organized at K. R. Mangalam University, Gurugram in 2017. He has also been involved in social welfare activities as NSS Coordinator and worked on several projects based on COVID-19 outbreak.
  • PhD (Inorganic Chemistry)-2017, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi 
  • Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of Schiff based metal complexes and their application as chemical sensors
  • MPhil (Chemistry)-2009, University of Delhi, Delhi 
  • Dissertation: Synthesis of a new series of acid catalysts: Heteropoly acid intercalated clays
  • MSc (Chemistry)-2007, Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer 
  • BSc (Physics, Chemistry, Maths)-2005, S P C Government College, Ajmer 
  • GATE (Chemistry), March 2013
 
  • August 2013- Till date: Assistant Professor, Deptt. of Chemistry, K.R. Mangalam University, Gurgaon (8.1 Yrs.)
  • April 2011 - May 2013: Research Fellow (UGC-RGNF), GGSIP University, Delhi (2.1 Yrs.)
  • Jan. 2010- Feb 2011: Lecturer, Applied Sciences Department, HMRITM, Delhi (1.2 Yrs.)
  • July 2006- April2007: Lecturer, Aryabhatta College, Ajmer (1 Yr.)

PhD RESEARCH GUIDANCE

  • PhD Thesis (Awarded): 01 [Supervisor]
  • PhD Thesis (Ongoing): 03 [Supervisor]
  • PhD Thesis (Ongoing): 01 [Co-Supervisor]
  • MSc dissertation guidance: 03
  • BSc project guidance: 13
 
Research interest Area(s):
  • Development of electrochemical and bio sensors based on ion-selective electrodes with PVC membrane
  • Synthesis and characterization of Heterocyclic transition metal complexes as biological active compounds
  • Fabrication and characterization of· heterocycle based polymer nanocomposites
  • Synthesis and characterization of modified clay, pillared clay nanocomposites and their application as catalysts

 

  • 8th International Conference on Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Sept. 13-14, 2021, Rome, Italy (Invited Speaker). 
  • 2nd International Conference on Chemical Engineering & Catalysis, Oct. 25- 27, 2021, Cologne, Germany (Invited Speaker). 
  • 2nd Edition of World Nanotechnology Conference, April 19-20, 2021, Magnum group, USA (Invited Speaker).
  • Catalysis Virtual 2020 (CAT) Conference, July 17, 2020, Magnum group, USA (Invited Speaker).
  • 2nd International European conference, July 4-5, 2020, Ankara, Turkey (Oral Presentation). 
  • Emerging Strategies for Water Purification Using Naturally Occuring Materials, Science Journal of Chemistry, 2019 (Lead Guest Editor).
  • 3th World Congress on Applied Science, Engineering and Technology, Oct. 7-9, 2019, Dubai, UAE (Keynote Speaker).
  • International Conference on Catalysis and Green Chemistry (ICG-2019), May 13-14, 2019, Tokyo, Japan (Keynote Speaker).
  • 2ndInternational Conference on Innovations in Chemical, Biological & Environmental Sciences -ICICBES-2019, Feb. 27-28, 2019, Arya College, Panipat (Oral Presentation). (ISBN: 978-93-83861-97-2)
  • International conference on Advances in Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Sept. 5-6, 2018, Imperial College London, UK (Keynote Speaker).
  • International Conference on Innovation and Strategies in Transdicipline to Face the Integrated Development and Environmental Challenges - ICISTIDEC-2018, March 9-10, 2018, R R College, Alwar (Oral Presentation).  (ISBN:  978-93-5300-601-3)
  • 4th Edition of International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences (MOL2NET 2018), 2018, Duluth, USA (Poster). (doi:10.3390/mol2net-04-05515)
  • 2ndInternational Conference on Innovations in Chemical, Biological & Environmental Sciences -ICICBES-2019, Arya P.G. College, Panipat, Haryana, India on 27-28 February, 2019.
  • National Conference on Advances in Science and Technology –an Interdisciplinary Approach (Astia-2018), Sophia Girls’ College, Ajmer, India on 15-16th October, 2018.
  • International Conference on Innovation and Strategies in Transdicipline to Face the Integrated Development and Environmental Challenges - ICISTIDEC-2018, R. R. Government College, Alwar, Raj., India on 9-10 March, 2018.
  • International Conference on Advances in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (AASET-2017), K. R. Mangalam University, Gurugram, Haryana, India on 17-18th August 2017.
  • National Conference on Nanoscience-Opportunities and Challenges, Maitreyi College, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, India on 19-20 Feb., 2016.
  • 34th Annual Conference of the Indian Council of Chemists (ICC-2015), Department of Chemistry, UKA Tarsadia University, Bardoli, Surat, India on 26-28 Dec., 2015.
  • National Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Chemical Sciences, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India on 16th Dec. 2015.
  • National conference on Recent Innovations in Applied Sciences & Humanities (NCASH-2015), Rawal Institute, Faridabad, Haryana, India on 10th Oct. 2015.
  • 4th National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical & Environmental Sciences (RACES-2015), Arya P.G College, Panipat, Haryana, India on 27-28th Feb., 2015.
  • Heteropolyacid intercalated Clay: A Novel acid Catalysts, Chandra Mohan* and Monika Datta, International (Indo-Italian) Conference on Green Chemistry & Natural Products, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India on 5-7 Dec. 2008.

WORKSHOP/SEMINAR ATTENDED

  • Faculty development programme on “Recents advancements in Science & Technology”, K R Mangalam University, Gurgaon, August 9-13, 2021.
  • 1st Commonwealth Chemistry Congress, Royal Society of Chemistry, May 18-20, 2021.
  • AICTE sponsored One week Short Term course on “Spectroscopy and characterization of new generation materials”, IIT Roorkee, Dec. 14-18, 2020.
  • Short Term course on “Chemistry of advanced function materials”, NIT Srinagar, Sept. 21-25, 2020.
  • Online Science leadership workshop, Central University of Panjab, June 22-28, 2020.
  • Two weeks Online Capacity Building Programme, Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu, June 12-23, 2020.
  • Online FDP on “Spectroscopy and analytical techniques”, JC Bose University, Faridabad, May 25-29, 2020.
  • National Seminar on “Physics and Chemistry of Materials”, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Delhi, April 22-23, 2019.
  • National Workshop on “Principles and Techniques of Electron Microscopy”, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, March 28-29, 2019.
  • Short Term course on “Solar Wind & Non- Conventional Sources of Energy through ICT”, NITTTR, Chandigarh, Bharati vidyapeeth college of Egg.  New Delhi, March 11-15, 2019.
  • QIP based Short Term course on “Nanotechnology: Basics and Biochemical Applications” organised by IIT Roorkee from 21-25th May, 2018.
  • Science academic workshop on “Solid State Pysics” at Bharati vidyapeeth college of Eng. New Delhi from 15-16th Feb., 2018.
  • One day faculty empowerment workshop entitled “National workshop on stress management and emotional intelligence in teaching-learning environment” organised by Guru Angad dev centre of MHRD at SGTB Khalsa College, Delhi on 10th Febuary, 2018.
  • DST sponsered Lecture Workshop on “Trans-disciplinary areas of research & Training" organized by Science Foundation, Deendayal Upadhyaya College, Delhi from 15-16th Sep. 2017.
  • Faculty development programme on “Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development” organised by NITTTR, Chandigarh at Bharati vidyapeeth college of Egg. New Delhi from 24-28th July 2017.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Best Researcher Award (International Scientist Awards 2021)- VDGOOD International Foundation, Hyderabad, India.
  • Legal Awareness Award 2021 – AICWETE & Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti, Delhi 
  • Young Faculty Award 2018 - Venus International Foundation, Chennai, India
  • (ICASE-2022) International Conference, Dubai, April 21-22, 2022- Organizing Committee Member 
  • DYAU Science Communication, India – District Coordinator
  • (NANO MALAYSIA 2019) Conference, Nov. 18-19, 2019- Organizing Committee Member 
  • Canadian Center of Science and Education, Canada-Editorial board member
  • World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Bulgaria- Editorial board member
  • Medicinal and Analytical Chemistry International Journal, USA - Editorial board member
  • The Electrochemical Society (ECS), USA - Member
  • Institut de diplomatie publique, London – Doctoral Member
  • Asia-Pacific Chem., Biol. & Env. Eng. Society (APCBEES), Hong Kong -  Member 
  • International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), Switzerland - Member

Research Articles:

  • “Recent Advances in Removal of Heavy Metal Ions from Wastewater by Using Natural Adsorbents” Journal of Chengdu University of Technology, Vol. 26, Issue 8, 2021, S.No. 109, ISSN: 1671-9727. (Scopus)
  • “Heavy Metal Pollution: Chemistry is the Solution?” Medicinal & Analytical Chemistry International Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 1, 2021, 000167, ISSN: 2639-2534. (Pulons, ICI, Crossref), Editorial
  • “Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial studies of semicarbazide based Schiff bases and their Pb(II), Zr(IV) and U(VI) complexes” Advanced Journal of Chemistry -Section B, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2020, pp 187-196, ISSN: 2716-9634. (ICI, Publons)
  • “Highly selective thiocyanate PVC membrane electrode based on Ni (II) complex of 2-acetyl thiophene thiosemicarbazone schiff base (NATS) as ionophore” Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 13, No. 6, 2018, pp 44-56, ISSN: 1306-3057. (Scopus)
  • “Cd (II) ion-selective electrode based on  2–acetylthiophene Semicarbazone in Polymeric membrane”, Analytical & Bioanalytical Electrochemistry, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2017, pp 35-46, ISSN: 2008-4226. (SCI, Scopus)
  • “A Zinc(II) PVC-Membrane Sensor Based On Synthesized Thiophene-2-Aldehyde Semicarbazone (TAS) As An Ionophore” Jordan Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2017, pp 39-50, ISSN: 1814-9111. (SCI)
  • “Synthesis, characterization, and antibacterial activity of the schiff bases derived from thiosemicarbazide, 2-acetyl thiophene and thiophene-2 aldehyde” International Research Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 9, No. 7, 2018, pp 153-158, ISSN: 2230-8407. (Scopus)
  • “Role of W(CO)6 in Organic Reactions”, International Journal of Education & Applied Sciences  Research, Vol. 1, Issue 4, Aug. 2014, pp 94-96,   ISSN (Online): 2349-2899, ISSN (Print): 2349-4808. (Indexed in I2OR, SJIF)
Book/ Book Chapter/Patent:
  • Book: “Advances in Heteropoly acid modified Clays as acid catalysts”, Chandra Mohan, ISBN: 978-620-3-85399-5, Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany, 2021.
  • Book Chapter: “Basics of Clay Minerals and their characteristic properties”, C. Mohan and N. Kumari, Clay and Clay Minerals, ISBN 978-1-83969-564-3, INTECHOPEN, London, UK, 2021. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.97672
  • Chandra Mohan, Vinod Kumar, Sarla Kumari, Neeraj Kumari: “Zirconium and Uranium metal complexes of Semicarbazide derivatives with antibacterial activity“, Indian patent, 2021, Published