Neeraj Kumari

Dr. Neeraj Kumari

Assistant Professor -Basic & Applied Sciences

Interest Area(s)

  • Water Treatment 
  • Metal Oxide Nanoparticles.  
Dr. Neeraj Kumari did her Ph. D. in analytical chemistry from University of Delhi in 2018 under the supervision of Professor of Ramesh Chandra and co – supervision of Professor Monika Datta. She has presented her work in many international and national conferences where she has awarded two times for giving best oral presentation and for her research work (Dr. Upadhyayula V. Rao Memorial Award, 2017 and Professor V. Panda Rango Rao Award, 2015, in Annual Convention Chemists). She is life member of Indian Science Congress and American Chemical Society. She has guided many B. Sc. students to complete their project work during her Ph. D. work. Dr. Kumari qualified CSIR - UGC NET in June 2011 and CSIR - JRF in December 2011. She has published 25 publications including research articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and patents. 
Dr. Neeraj Kumari has been working as Assistant Professor in K. R. Mangalam University since January, 2019. She is teaching inorganic chemistry to B. Sc. and M. Sc. Chemistry students. 
  • 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
  • B. Sc. (Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak 2007. 
  • From January 2019 till now: Assistant professor in K. R. Mangalam University, Sohna Road, Gurugram 
  • Water purification
  • Nano pigments and application of nano pigments in various fields (polymer matrix and paint industry)
  • Clay polymer nano composite   
  • Metal oxide nanoparticles and their applications in various fields.  


  • Ingh, V.P., Sharma, K. Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem with Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Demands. In: KalSinghamkar, V., Monkova, K. (eds) Advances in Mechanical Engineering. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. (2021). Scopus, Conference Proceedings.  
  • 5. Singh, V.P., Sharma, K., Jain, U. . Solving Fuzzy Shortest Path Problem with Decision Maker’s Perspective. In: Laishram, B., Tawalare, A. (eds) Recent Advancements in Civil Engineering. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 172. Springer, Singapore. (2022). Scopus, Conference Proceedings.  
  • Singh, V.P., Sharma, K., Chakaraborty, D. A hybrid clustering and greedy routing approach to solve a two-level location allocation problem and a static dial-a-ride problem, International Symposium on Applied Optimization and Game Theoretic Models for Decision making. 2023. 
  • Yadav, S., Yadav, A., Mohan, C., Garg, V. K., Kumari, N. Introduction to environmental and green chemistry in Green Chemistry approaches to Environmental sustainability. Ist Ed. Elsevier (pp. 1 -22). https://shop.elsevier.com/books/green-chemistry-approaches-to-environmental-sustainability/garg/978-0-443-18959-3 
  • Mohan, C., Robinson, J., Vodwal, L., Kumari, N. Sustainable Development Goals for addressing environmental challenges in Green Chemistry approaches to Environmental sustainability. Ist Ed. Elsevier (pp. 367-374). https://shop.elsevier.com/books/green-chemistry-approaches-to-environmental-sustainability/garg/978-0-443-18959-3 
  • Mohan, C., Kumari, N. Introduction to clay minerals and their classification in Characterization and Applications of Clay as a Novel Material. Cambridge Scholar Publishing, 2023. https://www.cambridgescholars.com/product/978-1-5275-1699-1 
  • Yadav, A., Kumari, N., Kumar, R., Kumar, M., Yadav, S. Fluoride distribution, contamination, toxicological effects and remedial measures: a review. Sustainable Water Resources Management, (2023), 5.
  • Mohan, C., Kumari, P., Kumari, N., Negi, A. Fabrication of Colored Polymeric Membrane Using Clay-Based Nano Pigments of Safranin O (SO) Dye. Membrane, (2023), 13 (7), 619.
  • Kumari, N., Mohan, C., & Negi, A. An Investigative Study on the Structural, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Clay-Based PVC Polymer Composite Films. Polymers, (2023), 15 (8), 1922. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym15081922 
  • Mohan C, Kumari N., Jeandet P, Kumari P, Negi A. Synthesis of Nano Pigments Using Clay Minerals and Organic Dyes and Their Application as Colorants in Polymer Matrix. Micromachines, (2023), 14(5), 1087. https://doi.org/10.3390/mi14051087 
  • Mohan, C., Kumari, N., & Varma, R. S. Noval approach for the synthesis of hybrid clay-based nano pigments and their application as coloring agents. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policies, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10098-023-02468-5 
  • Abhilasha, Kumari N. & Gautam, R. Investigation of impact of pH and rare earth metal dopant concentration on structural, optical and thermal properties of CuO nanoparticles, Applied Physics A, 129. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-022-06355-6
  • Mohan, C., Kumari, N., Jindal, R., & Gautam, R. (2023). Application of Efficient Naturally Occurring Clay Mineral for Fuchsin Basic Dye Removal. In Advances in Functional and Smart Materials (pp. 381-390). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-4147-4_39
  • Shankar, A., Goswami, P., Tripathi, A., Jindal, R., Gautam, R., Kumari, N., ... & Tyagi, S. (2022). First Principle Investigations of Half-Metallicity in Co2YZ (Y= Sc, Y; Z= P, As, Sb, Bi). In Advances in Functional and Smart Materials: Select Proceedings of ICFMMP 2021 (pp. 219-223). Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-4147-4_23
  • Mohan, C., Kumari, N., & Dixit, S. (2022). Effect of various types of clay minerals on mechanical and thermal properties of PMMA polymer composite films. MRS Advances, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1557/s43580-022-00347-7
  • Gautam, R., Abhilasha, & Kumari, N. (2022). Nanosensor technology and their applications: an overview. International Journal of Nanoparticles, 14(2-4), 238-259. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJNP.2022.126387
  • Mohan, C., Yadav, S., Uniyal, V., Taskaeva, N., & Kumari, N. (2022). Interaction of Indigo carmine with naturally occurring clay minerals: An approach for the synthesis of nanopigments. Materials Today: Proceedings, 69, 82-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.08.081
  • Kumari, N., & Bhandari, M. (2022). Graphene-Based Materials for Water Treatment and Purification. In Handbook of Research on Water Sciences and Society (pp. 375-399). IGI Global. 10.4018/978-1-7998-7356-3.ch016
  •  Kumari, N., & Parveen, F. (2021). Need for Advanced Materials and Technologies: The Sustainability Argument. In Advanced Materials and Technologies for Wastewater Treatment (pp. 35-58). CRC Press.
  • Kumari, N., & Mohan, C. (2021). Basics of clay minerals and their characteristic properties. Clay Clay Miner, 24, 1-29. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.97672
  • Kumari, N., & Datta, M. (2016). An integrated approach for the removal of Indigo Carmine dye from its aqueous solution and the synthesis of nano pigment. International Journal of Environment, Ecology, Family and Urban Studies, 6(5), 7-16.