Rajesh Kumar

Professor / Science
Professor, Ph. D. NET


Rajesh Kumar

Dean-cum-HOS at Shoolini University and teaches Physics. Project Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering, London, UK. Visiting Researcher at Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, UK. He was also awarded Vice Chancellor Highest Patent Filer Award 2018. More than 21 years of experience in industry/teaching/research/administration. Received M Phil from CDLU, Sirsa, Haryana. Cleared CSIR-NET with AIR-8 and received Ph D from Shoolini University in collaboration with NIT Hamirpur. He has published more than fifty research papers and has filed forty-three patents (five have been granted). Authored one book entitled “Techniques for Estimation of Solar Radiation-Past and Future”. He has received one International grant from Royal Academy of Engineering, London-UK and two national grants from MNRE, GOI, New Delhi and HIMCOSTE, Shimla (HP). Currently studying solar thermals, packed bed storage, essential oil extraction with solar energy and materials for solar energy applications.


1. Kumar Rajesh, Aggarwal R K and Sharma J D, “Energy analysis of a building using artificial neural network: A review”, Energy and Buildings, 65, 352-358, 2013. (IF=4.867). https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.06.007 

2. Rajesh Kumar, R.K. Aggarwal, and J.D. Sharma, “Comparison of regression and artificial neural network models for the estimation of global solar radiations”, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 52, 1294-1299, 2015. (IF=12.110). https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.08.021

3. Rohit Jasrotia, Virender Pratap Singh, Rajesh Kumar, Kirti Singha, Monika Chandel, Mahavir Singh, “Analysis of Cd2+ and In3+ ions doping on microstructure, optical, magnetic and mo¨ssbauer spectral properties of sol-gel synthesized BaM hexagonal ferrite based nanomaterials”, Results in Physics, 12, 1933-1941, 2019. (IF=4.019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rinp.2019.01.088

4. Rohit Jasrotia, Suman, Virender Pratap Singh, Rajesh Kumar, Ritesh Verma, Ankush Chauhan, “Effect of Y3+, Sm3+ and Dy3+ ions on the microstructure, morphology, optical and magnetic properties NiCoZn magnetic nanoparticles”, Results in Physics, 15, 102544, 2019. (IF=4.019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rinp.2019.102544

5. Anil Kumar, Mamta Sharma, Pankaj Thakur, Vijay Kumar Thakur, Sameer S Rahatekar, Rajesh Kumar, “A review on exergy analysis of solar parabolic collectors”, Solar Energy, 197, 411-432, 2020. (IF=4.608). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2020.01.025

6. Swati, Ritesh Verma, Ankush Chauhan, Mamta Shandilya, Xiangkai Li, Rajesh Kumar and Saurabh Kulshrestha, “Antimicrobial potential of Ag-doped ZnO nanostructure synthesized by the green method using Moringa oleifera extract”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 103730, 2020. (IF= 4.300). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2020.103730

7. Rohit Jasrotia, Virender Pratap Singh, Bhawna Sharma, Ankit Verma, Pooja Puri, Rajesh Sharma, Mahavir Singh, “Sol-gel synthesized Ba-Nd-Cd-In nanohexaferrites for high frequency and microwave devices applications”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 830, 154687, 2020. (IF=4.650). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.154687

8. Ankush Chauhan, Ritesh Verma, Swati Kumari, Anand Sharma, Pooja Shandilya, Xiangkai Li, Khalid Mujasam Batoo, Ahamad Imran, Saurabh Kulshrestha and Rajesh Kumar, “Photocatalytic dye degradation and antimicrobial activities of Pure and Ag-doped ZnO using Cannabis sativa leaf extract", Scientific Reports, 10: 7881, 2020. (IF=4.120). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-64419-0

9. Kirti Sharma, Ahmad Hosseini-Bandegharaei, Pankaj Raizada, Rajesh Kumar, Pankaj Thakur, Vijay Kumar Thakur, Van-Huy Nguyen, Pardeep Singh “Fabrication of efficient CuO / graphitic carbon nitride based heterogeneous Photo-Fenton like catalyst for degradation of 2, 4 dimethyl phenol”, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 142: 63-75, 2020. (IF=4.966). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2020.06.003

10. Mamta Sharma, Monika, Pankaj Thakur, Reena V Saini, Rajesh Kumar and Enza Torino, “Unveiling antimicrobial & anticancerous behavior of AuNPs & AgNPs moderated by rhizome extracts of Curcuma longa from diverse altitudes of Himalaya”, Scientific Reports, 10:10934, 2020. (IF=4.120). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67673-4


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