Chemistry

CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT:-

Staff Profile:

    • Ms. R. Ramsinghani: M.Sc. ( Head of Department )
      E-mail: rita.ramsinghani@ves.ac.in
      Recognized teacher for M.Sc. (papers) in Chemistry. She is pursuing her Doctoral Dissertation on the topic “Synthesis of a wide spectrum of nouveanx heterocycles & dyes from amines & esters study of the biological activities of heterocycles and the functional properties of dyes.”
      Research Interest: Organic Synthesis, Heterocyclic Compounds, Dyes Synthesis
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  • Ms. Varsha Ahuja: M.Sc., D.H.E.
    E-mail: varsha.ahuja@ves.ac.in
    Recognized teacher for M.Sc. (papers) in Chemistry.
    Membership of professional bodies:

    • Life member of Indian Women Scientific Association.

    Achievements:

    • Completed Minor Research Project (Mumbai University)

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  • Dr. Vasant Barhate: M.Sc., Ph.D.
    Email: vasant.barhate@ves.ac.in
    Active Researcher, Recognized teacher for M.Sc. by Papers and Research in Chemistry, recognised Guide for Ph.D.)
    Specialization – Inorganic / Analytical Chemistry,
    U.G.C. & Mumbai University sponsored research projects undertaken.
    Membership of professional bodies:

    • Life member of Indian Council of Chemist (ICC).

    Research Interest: Coordination Chemistry, Analytical Methods, Drug Validation, Soil Analysis.

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  • Dr. Parinita Madan: M.Sc., B.Ed.,Ph.D
    E-mail: parinita.madan@ves.ac.in
    Recognized teacher for M.Sc. by papers in Chemistry
    UGC sponsored research project undertaken.
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    Completed Ph.D Topic  – Application of throsemicarbozone derivative as an Analytical Reagent for the determination of Transition and noble Metal Ions at Trace level.
  • Dr. Ritika Makhijani: M.Sc., Ph.D.
    E-mail: ritika.makhijani@ves.ac.in
    Recognized teacher for M.Sc. by papers in Chemistry.
    Mumbai University sponsored research project undertaken.
    PhD Title: Studies of some transition & noble metal ions complexes with Schiff’s base derived from 2-substituted benzaldehyde & their applications as an Analytical reagent.
    Achievements: Awarded Ph.D. in July 2014 PUBLICATIONS
  • Ms Seema Borgave: M.Sc. M.Phil.
    E-mail: seema.borgave@ves.ac.in
    Recognized teacher for M.Sc. by papers in Chemistry.
    Research area – Ion Beam & pulsed laser-induced synthesis of metastable phases of iron based compounds.
    Registered for Ph.D. programme
    U.G.C. sponsored research project undertaken.
    PhD Title: Studies of Synthesis characterization and microbiological activity of Schiff’s base complesus of transition metals and their analytical application
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  • Dr. Mary Stephen: M.Sc., Ph.D.
    E-mail: mary.stephen@ves.ac.in
    Recognized teacher for M.Sc. by papers in Chemistry.
    Research area-Physicochemical studies of transition metal complexes.
    Mumbai University sponsored research project undertaken.
    Membership of professional bodies:

    • Life member of Indian Council of Chemist (ICC)

    Achievements:

    • Completed one UGC minor research project

    Research Interest: Physicochemical studies of Transition metal complexes

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  • Dr. Pooja Jagasia: M.Sc., Ph.D.
    E-mail: pooja.jagasia@ves.ac.in
    Recognised as a teacher of the University for the Ph.D. (Science) degree in Chemistry with effect from 2nd May 2013. No.PG/2/ICD/2013-14/46376, Dt. 6th June, 2013.
    She is life member of International Society of Science and Technology, since Oct 2010.
    Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) ;Dt-17 Oct 2014. Undertaken a Mumbai University sponsored Minor Research Project. Ongoing U.G.C. sponsored Minor Research Project .
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  • Dr. Dinesh N. Navale: M.Sc./NET, Ph.D(Organic Chemistry)
    E-mail: dinesh.navale@ves.ac.in
    Dr. Dinesh Navale pursued Bachelor of Science (Chemistry, Physics, Maths) at Annasaheb Waghire College, Otur, Maharashtra in 2005 and Master of Science (Drug Chemistry) at Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra in 2007. After his masters he was employed as Junior Research Associate at Nycomed Pharma Pvt. Ltd. (A Takeda Company), Mumbai (From July 2007 to November 2008). During this period he was actively involved in development of new drugs for IKK2 Inhibitor. His expertise lies in synthesis of biologically important drug molecules in medicinal chemistry division. In November 2008 he began his doctoral studies under the mentorship of Prof. M. M. V. Ramana at the Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai. During this tenure he received fellowships from Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai (Departmental Research Fellowship), Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence, DST-PURSE) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. His doctoral work focused on “Studies in Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Ferrocene Containing Liquid Crystalline Materials”. He has authored 3 Intrnational Publications, 5 Indian Patent Applications and 8 presentations (oral/poster) during this tenure and has received various fellowships, presentation prize. Since December, 2013 he has been appointed as Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry at Vivekanad Education Society’s College of Arts Science and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai. Where he is actively engaged in teaching of B.Sc and M.Sc students along with guiding students for various competitive exams like NET, SET, PET, IIT-JEE.Research Interest:
    Completed Mumbai University Minor Research Project (2015)

    • Synthesis of Liquid Crystals (including low temperature liquid crystalline materials)
    • Metallomesogens
    • Material Science
    • Organic Synthesis
    • New Synthetic Methods
    • Multistep Organic Synthesis.
    • Multi component reactions
    • Green Chemistry

    Membership of professional bodies:

    • Life member of Indian Liquid Crystal Society (L 459)
    • Life member of Association of Chemistry Teachers (ACT) (LM 1646)
    • Life member of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad
    • Member of Indian Science Congress (SLM 297)
    • Life Member Society for Materials Chemistry (LM 902)
    • Senior Member Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES)(Member No 101173)
    • IUPAC sponsored member 2015

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  • Dr Prasanna Ranade : M.Sc (Organic Chemistry), PhD prasanna.ranade@ves.ac.inHe  was a Recipient of    Basic Scientific Research (BSR) Fellowship (01st May 2012 to 06th November 2016) from University Grant Commission New Delhi, INDIA. He has several publications and patents to his credit.Area of Interest/Research:
  • Drug Discovery, Organic Synthesis, Catalysis
  • Study of Drug-DNA Interaction using Spectroscopic Techniques.
  • Study of Drug-Protein Interaction using Spectroscopic Techniques