Faculty Profile Ms.Ritika Khatri KRMU SBAS

Faculty

Ritika Khatri

Ms. Ritika Khatri

Assistant Professor -Basic & Applied Science

Interest Area(s)

  • Sensors (Biosensors and Gas Sensors)
  • Electrochemistry
  • Nanomaterial Synthesis and Characterization
  • Data Analysis
Ms. Ritika Khatri submitted her thesis to Delhi Technological University (DTU) in July 2022. The title of her thesis is “Synthesis and Modifications of 2D Nanomaterials for Sensing Applications”. She completed her post-graduation and graduation in physics from Kirori Mal College (KMC), University of Delhi in 2016 and 2014 respectively. Besides this she has always been an active participant in extracurricular activities. She also participated at an international level competition organized by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with a team of other undergraduate students at KMC in 2013 and even got awards in various categories. 
  • Pursuing Ph.D. (Applied Physics): August 2017 till present, Department of Applied Physics, Delhi Technological University (DTU), Delhi, India
  • M.Sc. Physics: 2014-2016, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
  • B.Sc. Physics: 2011-2014, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Senior Secondary: 2011, Goodley Public School, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, India
  • Higher Secondary: 2009, Goodley Public School, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, India
  • November 2022 onwards: Assistant Professor (Physics), K.R. Mangalam University
  • August 2017 – July 2022: Research Scholar, DTU, Delhi, India
  • August 2017 – July 2021: Teaching Assistant, DTU, Delhi, India
  • Experimental Materials Science
  • Materials Characterization
  • Biosensors
  • Film Fabrication 
 
Work Presented at Conferences 
  • Presented research work entitled “Synthesis of Functionalised Reduced MoS2 Nanostructures for Early Detection of Cancer” Ritika Khatri, Nitin K. Puri in poster session Biosensors and Bioelectronics symposium of 5th International conference on emerging electronics held at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India from 26th - 28th November 2020. 
  • Presented research work entitled “Role of Reducing Agents on Hydrothermally Synthesized MoS2 Nanosheets and their Electrochemical Studies for Sensing Applications”, Ritika Khatri, Nitin K. Puri at International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM 2019), held at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India from 6th - 7th March 2019. 
  • Presented research work entitled “Synthesis and fabrication of ZnO-MoS2 nanocomposite thin film for hydrogen sensing application”, Ritika Khatri, Nitin K. Puri at the 17th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS 2018) held at University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria from 15th - 19th July 2018. 
Workshops and Webinars Attended
  • Attended a one-week e-workshop on “Materials and Their Characterization” organized by the Department of Physics, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Maharaja Agrasen University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India from 14th - 19th June 2021. 
  • Attended the virtual workshop on “Basics of Combined Confocal Raman AFM System and its Research Applications” organized jointly by AIRF- JNU & Toshniwal Brother (SR) Pvt. Ltd. on 29th - 30th December 2020 at Advanced Instrumentation Research Facility (AIRF), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi, India. 
  • Participated in online training/lecture on the topic “Prospects of Nanomaterials Modified Conducting Paper Based Biosensors for Cancer Detection” by Professor B.D. Malhotra, DTU, Delhi, India on 12th June 2020. 
  • Attended an online session on “How to write a great research paper and get it accepted by a good journal” by Elsevier on 3rd June 2020. 
  • Attended a webinar series on “Role of Science, Technology, and Innovation in the Current Scenario” organized by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, India from 26th - 29th May 2020 using the CISCO-Webex platform. 
  • One Day National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Applied Physics and Engineering (RTAPE-2020)” by Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Awardees was organized by the Department of Applied Physics, DTU, Delhi, India on 10th February 2020. 
  • Attended workshop on “Advanced Spectroscopy Techniques for FTIR and FTNIR” held at JNU, Delhi, India from 25th - 26th July 2019. 
  • Attended Indian Nanoelectronics Users Program (INUP 2019, 14th - 16th May 2019), held at the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering (CeNSE), IISC Bangalore, India. 
  • Attended TEQIP-III sponsored one-week faculty development program on “Recent Trends in Material Science and Engineering” organized by the Department of Applied Physics, DTU, Delhi, India from 17th - 21st September 2018. 
  • Attended one-day joint workshop on Patent Filling Procedure jointly conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM), Nagpur, and DTU, Delhi, India held on 28th May 2018. 
  • Participated in the workshop “E-Resources: A Gateway for Research, 2017” organized by Central Library, DTU, Delhi, India held from 4th - 8th September 2017. 
 
Projects
  • Odd-even formula – The electronics project work on the implementation of the odd-even rule in Delhi to curtail pollution (2016) at University of Delhi, Delhi, India. 
  • Dissertation (Research) work on electron and X-ray diffraction pattern of nickel ferrite in 2016 at University of Delhi, Delhi, India. 
  • Participated in the Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concept - Academic Linkage Program (RASC-AL) forum organized by NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), the USA in 2014. 
  • Participated in University Rover Challenge (URC), organized by Mars Society, USA (2013 - 2014). 
  • Participated in NASA’s Fourth Annual Lunabotics Mining Competition (2012 - 2013) held at Visitor Complex Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA. 
 
Fellowships, Awards, and Achievements 
  • Got Research Excellence Award 2021, from DTU for publication entitled “Electrochemical Study of Hydrothermally Synthesised Reduced MoS2 Layered Nanosheets, Ritika Khatri, Nitin K. Puri, Vacuum, Elsevier (2020)“. 
  • Received Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from August 2017 to July 2020 and Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from August 2020 to July 2021 from DTU. 
  • Received grant for travel, registration, and visa application from DTU to attend and present work at the 17th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors held in Vienna, Austria from 15th - 19th July 2018. 
  • Qualified Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST 2017) in Physics with AIR 257. 
  • Qualified graduate aptitude test in engineering (GATE) in 2017 in Physics with AIR 768, organized by Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB) for the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. 
  • Secured 2nd position in OUTREACH REPORT in NASA’s Fourth Annual Lunabotics Mining Competition on May 24, 2013, at Visitor Complex Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA. 
  • Secured 2nd position in LUNA’s WORLDWIDE CAMPAIGN in NASA’s Fourth Annual Lunabotics Mining Competition on May 24, 2013, at Visitor Complex Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA. 
  • Qualified IIT Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM) in the year 2014. 
  • Recipient of Scholarship worth Rs. 30,000 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) during graduation (2011 - 2014) and a scholarship amount of Rs. 40,000 during Post Graduation (2014 - 2016) for being a meritorious student.
 
  • Ritika Khatri and Nitin K. Puri. "Electrochemical study of hydrothermally synthesised reduced MoS2 layered nanosheets." Vacuum (Elsevier) 175 (2020): 109250. 
  • Ritika Khatri and Nitin K. Puri. "Electrochemical biosensor utilizing dual-mode output for detection of lung cancer biomarker based on reduced graphene oxide-modified reduced-molybdenum disulfide multi-layered nanosheets." Journal of Materials Research (Springer) 37 (8), (2022): 1451-1463. 
  • Ritika Khatri and Nitin K. Puri. "Electrochemical studies of biofunctionalized MoS2 matrix for highly stable immobilization of antibodies and detection of lung cancer protein biomarker." New Journal of Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry) 46 (16) (2022): 7477-7489. 
  • Deepika Sandil, Saurabh Srivastava, Ritika Khatri, Kanika Sharma, and Nitin K. Puri. "Synthesis and fabrication of 2D Tungsten trioxide nanosheets based platform for impedimetric sensing of cardiac biomarker." Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research (Elsevier) 32 (2021): 100423. 
  • Shreya, Anukool Yadav, Ritika Khatri, Nikita Jain, Anurag Bhandari, and Nitin K. Puri. "Double Zone Thermal CVD and Plasma Enhanced CVD Systems for Deposition of Films/Coatings with Eminent Conformal Coverage." In Advances in Manufacturing Technology and Management, pp. 273-283. Springer, Singapore, 2023.
 
List of Book Chapters 
  • Ritika Khatri, Nitin K. Puri. “Potentialities of Carbon Dots for Bio-Imaging Applications”. In Carbon Dots: Next Generation Material for Biomedical Applications, IOP Publishing, 2022.