Dr. Pankaj Thakur

Associate Professor
Faculty of Basic Sciences

Associate Professor & Coordinator, Center for Nanotechnology at Shoolini University and teaches Chemistry. Has been Post-doctorate European-Union's TEAM Project at the University of Warsaw, Poland (2011-2012) & at the Italian Institute of Technology, Naples, Italy (2012-2015). Received PhD from GND University, Amritsar and possesses ten plus years experience in industry & academia including pharmaceutical majors like Cipla and DrReddys Labs.

Research interests include semiconductor & inorganic nanoparticals and nanaocomposites; presently also reconnoitering the field of targeted drug delivery & polymeric nanoparticles. Received projects from Royal Academy of Engineering, London etc.

  1. Tandon, L., Singh, V., Mandial, D., Mahal, A., Khullar P., Thakur, P. (2018). Protein extraction and cytotoxicity abilities of colloidal gold-coated silica hybrid nanoparticles. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 20, 102. doi: 10.1007/s11051-018-4208-4
  2. Jamwal, D., Rana, D., Singh, P., Pathak, D., Kalia, S., Thakur, P., Torino, E.(2016). Well defined quantum dots and broadening of optical phonon line from hydrothermal method. RSC Advances, 6, 102010–102014. doi: 10.1039/C6RA19818J
  3. Priya, B., Raizada, P., Singh, N., Thakur, P., Singh, P. (2016). Adsorptionalphotocatalytic mineralization of oxytetracycline and ampicillin antibiotics using Bi2O3/BiOCl supported on graphene sand composite and chitosan. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 479, 271-283. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2016.06.067.
  4. Rana, D., Jamwal, D., Katoch, A., Thakur, P., Kalia, S. (2016). Eicosyl ammoniums elicited thermal reduction alleyway towards gold nanoparticles and their chemo-sensor aptitude. Analyst, 141, 2208-2217. doi: 10.1039/c5an02061a
  5. Jamwal, D., Rana, D., Pathak, D., Raizada, P., Thakur, P. (2016). Array of bis-quaternary ammonium surfactants tailored Cu(2-x)Te quantum dots with amended functional assets. RSC Advances, 6, 13981-13990. doi: 10.1039/C5RA24396C
  6. Singh, P., Raizada, P., Kumari, S., Kumar, A., Pathania, D., Thakur, P. (2014). Solar-Fenton removal of malachite green with novel Fe0-activated carbon nanocomposite. Applied Catalysis A: General. 476, 9-18.doi: 10.1016/j.apcata.2014.02.009
  7. Jamwal, D., Kaur, G., Raizada, P., Singh, P., Pathak, D., Thakur, P. (2015). Twin-tail surfactant peculiarity in superficial fabrication of semiconductor quantum dots: towards structural, optical and electrical features. J. Physical Chemistry C, 119, 5062−5073. doi: 10.1021/jp510428z
  8. Bakshi, M.S., Thakur, P., Khullar, P., Kaur, G., Banipal, T.S. (2010). Surface activity of highly hydrophobic surfactants and plate-like PbSe and CuSe nanoparticles. Crystal Growth and Designs, 10, 1813-1822. doi: 10.1021/cg901490w
  9. Bakshi, M.S., Thakur, P., Kaur, G., Kaur, H., Banipal, T.S., Possmayer, F., Petersen, N.O. (2009). Stabilization of PbSnanocrystals by bovine serum albumin in its native and denatured states. Advanced Functional Materials, 19, 1451-1458. doi: 10.1002/adfm.200801212
  10. Bakshi, M.S., Thakur, P., Sachar, S., Kaur, G., Banipal, T.S., Possmayer, F., Petersen, N.O. (2007). Aqueous phase surfactant selective shape controlled synthesis of lead-sulfide nanocrystals. J. Physical Chemistry C, 111, 18087-18098. doi: 10.1021/jp075477c

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