Pooja Dhiman

Assistant Professor / Basic Sciences
Assistant Professor


Pooja Dhiman

Assistant Professor at Shoolini University and teaches Physics. More than eleven years experience in research and more than 6 years in teaching. Received PhD from Himachal Pradesh University Shimla in Physics. Currently, working in the field of spintronics, multi-ferroic materials and optical designing of semiconductor heterojunctions as catalysts with high interfacial contact for environmental remediation as persistent and new arising pollutant removal. Has published 39 papers in journals of repute and has published 4 book chapters. Her highest impact factor publication (7.246) is in journal of cleaner production. She has h-index of 13 (SCOPUS) and 15 (Google scholar). The total number of citations achieved is 862 (Google Scholar). Awarded with best researcher award in 2020 under NESIN by science father registered under ministry of corporate affairs.


Pooja Dhiman, Manisha Patial, Amit Kumar, Manawwer Alam, Mu. Naushad, Gaurav Sharma, Dai-Viet N.V, Rajesh Kumar, Environmental friendly and robust Mg0.5-xCuxZn0.5Fe2O4 spinel nanoparticles for visible light driven degradation of Carbamazepine: Band shift driven by dopants, Material Letters, 284, (2021)129005.

 Pooja Dhiman, Khalid Mujasam Batoo, R.K. Kotnala, S. Kalia, Amit Kumar, Gagan Kumar, M. Singh Mg0.5NixZn0.5-xFe2O4 spinel as a sustainable magnetic nano-photocatalyst with dopant driven band shifting and reduced recombination for visible and solar degradation of Reactive Blue-19, Advanced Powder Technology 2020, Accepted.

Pooja Dhiman, Shalini Sharm, Amit Kumar, Mehdihasan Shekh, Gaurav Sharma, Mu Naushad,

Rapid visible and solar photocatalytic Cr (VI) reduction and electrochemical sensing of dopamine using solution combustion synthesized ZnO–Fe2O3 nano heterojunctions: mechanism Elucidation, Ceramic International, 2020, 46, 12255–12268.

Wasi Khan, Shahid Husain, Pooja Dhiman, Mahavir Singh,, Investigation of structural, optical, electrical and magnetic properties of Fe doped La0. 7Sr0. 3MnO3 manganites, Abdullah Ameen Saad Hassan, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, https://doi.org/10.1111/ijac.13540.

Arun Kumar, Pooja Dhiman, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Mahavir Singh, Investigation of the room temperature ferromagnetism in transition metal doped ZnO thin films, Research Square, 2020.

Shalini Sharma, N Dhiman, A Kumar, M Singh, P Dhiman , Effect of Synthesis Method on Optical and Magnetic Properties of Fe2O3 Nanoparticles, S Sharma, Integrated Ferroelectrics, 2020, 204. https://doi.org/10.1080/10584587.2019.1674986

Arun Kumar, Pooja Dhiman, Sarveena, Sanjeev Aggarwal & Mahavir Singh, Investigation of the room temperature ferro-magnetism in transition metal-doped ZnO thin films, Applied Physics A,126(2020) 941.

Gaurav Sharma, Amit Kumar, Shweta Sharma, Mu Naushad, Pooja Dhiman, Dai-Viet N Vo, Florian J Stadler, Fe3O4/ZnO/Si3N4 nanocomposite based photocatalyst for the degradation of dyes from aqueous solution, Materials Letters, 2020.

Abdullah Ameen Saad Hassan , Wasi Khan ,Shahid Husain , Pooja Dhiman , Mahavir Singh, Investigation of structural, optical, electrical, and magnetic properties of Fe‚Äźdoped 5 La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 manganites, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 2020.

 Amit Kumar, Anamika Rana, Gaurav Sharma, Mu Naushad, Pooja Dhiman, Anu Kumari, Florian J Stadler, Recent advances in nano-Fenton catalytic degradation of emerging pharmaceutical contaminants, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2019, 290, 111177 

Pooja Dhiman, Neha Dhiman, Amit Kumar, Gaurav Sharma, Mu. Naushad, Solar active nanoZn1−xMgxFe2O4 as a magnetically separable sustainable photocatalyst for degradation of sulfadiazine antibiotic, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2019, 18, 111574.

Amit Kumar, Anamika Rana, Gaurav Sharma, Shweta Sharma, Mu Naushad, Genene Tessema Mola, Pooja Dhiman, Florian J Stadler, Aerogels and metal–organic frameworks for environmental remediation and energy production, Environmental chemistry letters, 2018, 16, 797-820 .

P Dhiman, G Kumar, KM Batoo, A Kumar, G Sharma, Effective Degradation of Methylene Blue using ZnO:Fe:Ni Nanocomposites, 21, 2018, Organic Pollutants in Wastewater I Materials Research Foundations.

 Gaurav Sharma, Anuj Kumar, Mu Naushad, Amit ,Kumar, H Ala'a, Pooja Dhiman, Ayman A Ghfar, Florian J Stadler, MR Khan, Photoremediation of toxic dye from aqueous environment using monometallic and bimetallic quantum dots based nanocomposites, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, 172, 2919- 2930. 

Pooja Dhiman, M Singh. Arun Kumar, Rietveld-refinement and optical study of the Fe doped ZnO thin film by RF magnetron sputtering, AIP Conference Proceedings 2017, 1837, 040041-43. 

Pooja Dhiman, Khalid Mujasam Batoo, R.K. Kotnala, S. Kalia, Amit Kumar, Gagan Kumar, M.

Singh, Nano FexZn1-xO as a tunable and efficient photocatalyst for solar poered degradation of

Bisphenol A from simulated waste water, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017 165, 1542-1556.

Pooja Dhiman, Arun Kumar, M. Singh. Effect of Fe-doping on the Structural, Optical and Magnetic Properties of ZnO thin films prepared by R F Magnetron Sputtering, Ceramics International, 2016, 42(7), 7918-7923. Impact Factor:3.83.

Pooja Dhiman, Jagdish Chand, S. Verma, Sarveena, and M. Singh, Ni, Fe Co-doped ZnO Nanoparticles Synthesized By Solution Combustion Method, AIP Conference Proceedings 2014, 1591,1443. 

Amit Kumar, Shashi Kant , M. Singh, P. Dhiman, Removal of malachite green and methylene blue by Fe0.01Ni0.01Zn0.98O/polyacrylamide nanocomposite using coupled adsorption and photocatalysis”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2014, 147 , 340-352,. Impact factor: 16.683 

Pooja Dhiman, K.M. Batoo, R.K. Kotnala, M. Singh Fe-doped ZnO nanoparticles synthesised by solution combustion method, Micro Nano Lett. 2012, 7, 1333 Impact Factor (0.763).

 Pooja Dhiman, Mahavir Singh, Amit Kumar, Solution combustion preparation of Fe2O3 nanoflakes : synthesis and Characterization, Advanced Material Letters, 2012, 3(4) Impact Factor-1.15.

 Amit Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Gaurav Sharma, Mu. Naushad Florian J. Stadler, Ayman A. Ghfarb, Pooja Dhiman, Sustainable nano-hybrids of magnetic biochar supported g-C3N4/FeVO4 for solar powered degradation of noxious pollutants-Synergism of adsorption, photocatalysis & photo-ozonation, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 165, 431-451.

MS Sanjeev Kumar, Gagan Kumar, R K Kotnala, Arun Kumar, Pooja Dhiman ,Effect of La3+ ions on the Structural, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Mn-Zn nanoferrites synthesized via Sol-Gel Auto Combustion Method” Applied Science Letters, 2017, 3(2):20-25. 

 Gagan Kumar Somnath, Indu Sharma, R K Kotnala, M Singh, Arun Kumar, Pooja Dhiman, Virender Pratap Singh, Kartikey Verma, Structural, magnetic and Mössbauer studies of Nd-doped Mg-Mn ferrite nanoparticles, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2017, 444, 77-86.

Gagan Kumar, RK Kotnala, Jyoti Shah, Vijay Kumar, Arun Kumar, Pooja Dhiman, M Singh, Cation distribution: a key to ascertain the magnetic interactions in a cobalt substituted Mg–Mn nanoferrite matrix, , Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19 (25), 16669-16680. 

Amit Kumar, Changsheng Guo , Gaurav Sharma, Deepak Pathania, Pooja Dhiman, Mu Naushad, Susheel Kalia Magnetically recoverable ZrO2/Fe3O4/Chitosan nanomaterials for enhanced sunlight driven photoreduction of carcinogenic Cr (VI) and dechlorination & mineralization of 4- chlorophenol from simulated waste water, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 13251-13263 

Gagan Kumar, Jyoti Shah, R.K. Kotnala, Pooja Dhiman, Ritu Rani, Virender Pratap Singh, Godawari Garg, Sagar E. Shirsath, Khalid M. Batoo, M. Singh, Self-ignited synthesis of Mg–Gd–Mn nanoferrites and impact of cation distribution on the dielectric properties, Ceramics International, 2014 40 14509–14516.

Virender Pratap Singh, Gagan Kumar, Pooja Dhiman, R. K. Kotnala, Jyoti Shah, Khalid M. Batoo, M. Singh, Structural, dielectric and magnetic properties of nanocrystalline BaFe12O19 hexaferrite processed via sol-gel technique" Adv. Mat. Lett. 2014, 5(8), 447-452.

 Jagdish Chand, Satish Verma, Pooja Dhiman, Sarveena, and M.Singh, The microstuctural, Mössbauer and magnetic properties of MgGd0.01Fe0.19O4 ferrite processed by solid state reaction technique” AIP Conference Proceedings, 2014, 1591, 1518. 

 Wasi Khan, Pooja Dhiman, A. H. Naqvi, M. Singh, Abdullah A. Saad, Structural, optical and magnetic properties of perovskite (La 1−x Sr x )(Fe1−x Ni x)O3, (x = 0.0, 0.1 & 0. 2) nanoparticles” ,Electronic Material Letters , 2013, 9(1), pp 7. 

Satish Verma, Jagdish Chand, Pooja Dhiman, Sarveena and M. Singh, Structural, Dielectric and Mössbauer Properties of Mg0.2Mn0.5Ni0.3AlyFe2-yO4 Nanoferrites Prepared by Citrate Precursor Method”,International Journal Of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT), AMRP-2013, Conference Proceedings, 2013, 97-98. 27.

 Abdullah A. Saad, Wasi Khan, Pooja Dhiman, A. H. Naqvi, M. Singh, Structure and Magnetic Properties of Perovskite LaFeO3 Nanocrystals Synthesized Via Reverse Micelle Technique, 13th International Conference on Fracture, June 16–21, 2013, Beijing, China

Pooja Dhiman, Khalid Mujasam Batoo, R.K. Kotnala, Jagdish Chand, M. Singh, Room temperature ferromagnetism and structural characterization of Fe,Ni co-doped ZnO nanocrystals, ,Applied Surface Science, 2013, 287 287– 292.

Jagdish Chand, Satish Verma, Pooja Dhiman, Sarveena and M. Singh, The Electric and Dielectric Properties of Gd3+ Doped Mg Ferrite Processed by Solid State Reaction Technique”, International Journal Of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT), AMRP-2013 Conference Proceedings, 40-41. 

Pooja Dhiman, S.K.Sharma, M. Knobel , Ashish Gautam, and M.Singh, Magnetic properties of Fe doped ZnO nanosystems synthesized by solution combustion method, Research Journal of Recent Sciences, Vol. 1(8), 48-52(2012). 

Structural and Mossbauer Studies of Fe Doped ZnO Nanocrystals, AIP Conference Proceedings, 12,12,2011. 31. Pooja Dhiman, Ritu Rani and M.Singh, Structural and electrical Properties of Fe Doped ZnO Nanoparticles Synthesized by Solution Combustion Method, AIP Conf. Proc,2017, 1447, 307. 

Sanjay Kumar, Ashwani Sharma, M. Singh, Pooja Dhiman, R.K. Kotnala, Size Controlled Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Ni-ZnFerrite Nanoparticles by using Aloe Vera Extract Solution, Nano Vision, 2011, 1 (3), 101-114 (Impact Factor-2.041).


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